Amend the bill by inserting after the title and before the enacting clause the following:
Mandate preamble. This measure requires one or more local units of government to expand or modify activities so as to necessitate additional expenditures from local revenues but does not provide funding for at least 90% of those expenditures. Pursuant to the Constitution of Maine, Article IX, Section 21, 2/3 of all of the members elected to each House have determined it necessary to enact this measure.
Amend the bill by striking out everything after the enacting clause and before the summary and inserting the following:
‘Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA §254, sub-§18 is enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 20-A MRSA §4502, sub-§5-C is enacted to read:
This amendment adds a mandate preamble.
This amendment replaces the bill. This amendment changes the model policy provisions of the bill to provide that the Commissioner of Education must develop a model policy on child sexual abuse prevention education and response for public preschool programs and elementary schools. This amendment requires the Department of Education to develop the model policy by July 1, 2016, to make the model policy available to school administrative units and to assist school administrative units in developing their own policies for child sexual abuse prevention education and response, based upon the model policy, which schools must develop for the 2017-2018 school year.
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