SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 2053
95TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES WALLACE (Sponsor), FISHER (125), AULL, DAY, NANCE, SCHAD, GUEST, LAIR, STREAM, WELLS, WETER, RUZICKA, McNARY, FLANIGAN, HARRIS, MUNZLINGER AND GRISAMORE (Co-sponsors).
3138L.02I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 163, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to school funding.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 163, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 163.410, to read as follows:
163.410. 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 163.021, in fiscal years 2011 and 2012, when the appropriation for subsections 1 and 2 of section 163.031 is less than the appropriation for such subsections for fiscal year 2007 plus the amounts required for complete implementation under subsection 4 of section 163.031 in any given fiscal year from fiscal year 2008 up to and including fiscal years 2011 and 2012, as applicable; or the individual appropriation for any categorical fund under subsection 7 of section 163.031 is less than the amount appropriated for that fund in fiscal year 2007, school districts shall be excused from compliance with the following statutes in that fiscal year:
(1) Spending funds for professional development under section 160.530; and
(2) Minimum teacher salary required for the year under section 163.172.
2. If the governor withholds funds for the school funding formula basic apportionment under section 163.031, school districts shall be excused from compliance with the statutes listed in subdivisions (1) and (2) of subsection 1 of this section in the following fiscal year.