LD 1684 LR 2715(03)
An Act To Implement Certain Recommendations of the Task Force on School Leadership
Fiscal Note for Senate Amendment " " to Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Langley of Hancock
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2015-16 FY 2016-17 Projections  FY 2017-18 Projections  FY 2018-19
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 ($148,075) ($153,666) ($159,481)
General Fund $0 ($148,075) ($153,666) ($159,481)
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This amendment eliminates the General Fund appropriation of $148,075 in fiscal year 2016-17 to the General Purpose Aid for Local Schools program within the Department of Education for one Education Specialist III position and one Office Associate II position and related All Other costs associated with providing services and resources to school administrative units (SAU's) that form regional school leadership academies.  This amendment provides that the department may provide those services and resources to local SAU's but does not require it to do so.  The amendment also eliminates the General Fund cost to support the 2 positions in the 2018-2019 biennium which is estimated to be $153,666 in fiscal year 2017-18 and $159,481 in fiscal year 2018-19.  
As amended, the cost to the Department of Education to provide the services and resources to local SAU's that form regional school leadership academies if it chooses to do so can be absorbed within existing budgeted resources.