H2124B3481A07233 VDL:JSL 06/02/14 #90 A07233
AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 2124
Sponsor: REPRESENTATIVE GROVE
Printer's No. 3481
1Amend Bill, page 1, line 11, by striking out "and,"
2Amend Bill, page 1, line 19, by striking out "and"
4Amend Bill, page 25, line 11, by inserting after "project"
7Amend Bill, page 25, line 19, by inserting after "district."
8 A school district that does not agree to a lump sum payment
9under this section shall remain eligible for the total allowable
10construction or reconstruction reimbursement provided for under
11Article XXV of this act.
15 each school district construction or reconstruction project
16receives approval for Commonwealth reimbursement by the
17department. A school district that does not agree to a lump sum
18payment under this section shall retain its place in the order
19in which the department reimburses school districts.
23Amend Bill, page 26, by inserting between lines 12 and 13
24Section 2582. Reimbursement for School Districts Not
25Submitting Required Documentation.--(a) (1) Each school
26district that, as of the effective date of this section, has
27received department approval for Commonwealth reimbursement of a
28construction or reconstruction project, but has not submitted
29all additional project documentation requested by the department
30following such approval within three (3) months after the
31department's request for such documentation, shall submit the
32required documentation by October 31, 2014.
33(2) Each school district that has received department
34approval for Commonwealth reimbursement of a construction or
35reconstruction project as of the effective date of this section
36and receives a request for additional project documentation from
37the department following such approval and after the effective
38date of this section, shall submit the required documentation
39within three (3) months of the date of the request.
4(c) When a project is removed from the reimbursement order
5under subsection (b), the department shall advance all projects
6which are not out of compliance with subsection (a) in the
7reimbursement order without regard for the former reimbursement
9(d) Upon the department's approval of documentation
10submitted by a school district for a project that was removed
11from the reimbursement order under subsection (b), the
12department shall return the project to the reimbursement order
13based upon the date of that approval.
14(e) No later than twelve (12) months after the effective
15date of this section, the department shall develop such rules
16and guidelines as may be necessary to implement this section,
17including a process through which the department may grant
18waivers to school districts that are in the process of
19reconciling financial records, or are facing litigation or bond
20refinancing delays on the project for which the school district
21fails to comply with subsection (a).
22Amend Bill, page 26, by inserting between lines 21 and 22
23Section 9. For the 2014-2015 fiscal year and each fiscal
24year thereafter, the State Public School Building Authority
25shall assist all school districts with refinancing projects that
26are currently receiving State reimbursement for a portion of
27their school construction costs to make additional funds
28available through which to provide State reimbursement to
29projects that have not yet begun receiving State reimbursement.