[Second Reprint]

SENATE, No. 2868

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

214th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED MAY 12, 2011

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  STEPHEN M. SWEENEY

District 3 (Salem, Cumberland and Gloucester)

Assemblyman  JOHN J. BURZICHELLI

District 3 (Salem, Cumberland and Gloucester)

Assemblywoman  CELESTE M. RILEY

District 3 (Salem, Cumberland and Gloucester)

 

Co-Sponsored by:

Senators Ruiz and Turner

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Provides supplemental appropriation of $4.141 million from Property Tax Relief Fund to DOE for aid to school districts with significant enrollment growth.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As reported by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee on August 25, 2011, with amendments.

  


A Supplement to "An Act making appropriations for the support of the State Government and the several public purposes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012 and regulating the disbursement thereof," approved  2June 302 , 2011 (P.L.2011, c.2852 ).

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and the General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    In addition to the amounts appropriated under P.L.2011, c. 2852, there is appropriated out of the Property Tax Relief Fund the following sum for the purpose specified:

 

34 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

30 Educational, Cultural, and Intellectual Development

31 Direct Educational Services and Assistance

 

STATE AID

01-5120 General Formula Aid.......................................

       (From Property Tax Relief

       Fund.1[$3,772,000] 2[$4,988,0001] $4,141,0002)

                 1[$3,772,000]

                2[$4,988,000]1

                      $4,141,0002

Total State Aid Appropriation,                      

 

                    1[$3,772,000]

2[$4,988,0001]

                     $4,141,0002

   Direct Educational Services and Assistance......

(From Property Tax Relief

 Fund 1[$3,772,000] 2[$4,988,0001]$4,141,0002)

State Aid:

 

 

01 Supplemental

    Enrollment Growth

    Aid (PTRF)

1[($3,772,000)]2[($4,988,000)1]

 

 

        ($4,141,000)2

 

The amount hereinabove appropriated for Supplemental Enrollment Growth Aid shall be used to provide additional aid to a school district, other than a non-operating or a county vocational school district, in which the projected October 2011 resident enrollment exceeds the October 2008 resident enrollment by at least 1[15%] 13%1.  The amount of additional aid awarded to a school district shall equal the difference between the projected October 2011 resident enrollment and the actual October 2008 resident enrollment, multiplied by the per pupil amount of equalization aid, special education categorical aid, security categorical aid, and adjustment aid received in the 2008-2009 school year.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.