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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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H.291

Introduced by Representative Trombley of Grand Isle

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Education; capital construction; consolidation; state aid

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to provide 50 percent state aid for capital costs of constructing a school building for a new unified union school district made up of three or more former or member school districts.

AN ACT RELATING TO 50 PERCENT CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION AID FOR A UNIFIED UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  16 V.S.A. § 3448g is added to read:

§ 3448g.  SCHOOL DISTRICT CONSOLIDATION; STATE AID

When three or more school districts form a unified union school district, thereby combining the former school districts into one district with one governing board, an award made under section 3448 of this title for renovation of an existing building or construction of a new building, provided the project is approved by the voters within five years of formation of the unified union district, shall be 50 percent of the approved cost of the project.



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The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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