Introduced by Representatives Cross of Winooski, Allard of St. Albans Town, Clark of Vergennes, LaVoie of Swanton, Pillsbury of Brattleboro and Winters of Swanton
Subject: Education; technical centers; capital construction funding
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to clarify that in those school districts eligible to receive 100 percent capital construction assistance for a technical center project, the funds are only for that portion of the project related to provision of technical education services.
AN ACT RELATING TO 100 PERCENT FUNDING OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION SERVICES PORTION OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. Sec. 63(a) of No. 149 of the Acts of the 2001 Adj. Sess. (2002) is amended to read:
(a) Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the amount of an award for the construction or purchase of a new technical center building or additions or alterations to an existing technical center building for the following projects shall be 30 percent of the approved cost of those portions of the project which relate to provision of nontechnical education services and 100 percent of the approved cost of those portions of the project which are solely related to provision of technical education services:
(1) The North Country Career and Technical Center, now located in Newport, and to be located in Derby.
Any portion of the combined technical center project dedicated specifically to
the provision of state-approved technical education programming in Chittenden County
provided nothing in this section shall apply to any noncombined project
providing technical education in Chittenden County.
(3) The Southeastern Vermont Career Education Center in Brattleboro.
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