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Regular Session 2019-2020
House Bill 1210

Short Title:
An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949,  in preliminary provisions, further providing for Special Education Funding Commission and for Basic Education Funding Commission; in school finances, further providing for payroll tax; in grounds and buildings, further providing for limitation on new applications for Department of Education approval of public school building projects; in school safety and security, further providing for School Safety and Security Grant Program and providing for COVID-19 disaster emergency school health and safety grants for 2020-2021 school year; in terms and courses of study, providing for minimal number of days; in community colleges, further providing for financial program and reimbursement of payments and for Community College Capital Fund; in rural regional college for underserved counties, further providing for designation and board of trustees; in miscellaneous provisions relating to institutions of higher education, further providing for Public Higher Education Funding Commission; in funding for public libraries, providing for State aid for fiscal year 2020-2021; in reimbursements by Commonwealth and between school districts, further providing for student-weighted basic education funding, for payments to intermediate units, for special education payments to school districts, for assistance to school districts declared to be in financial recovery status or identified for financial watch status, for payments on account of pupil transportation and for payments of required contribution for public school employees' social security; and, in constructions and renovation of buildings by school entities, further providing for applicability; and repealing provisions relating to report of racial and ethnic groupings, to study of public schools that provide Internet instruction, to corporate seal, to submission of plans, to disapproval of plans, to Department of Public Instruction to prepare plans, to establishment of reorganized school districts, to advance establishment, to special school watchmen-school districts in townships of the second class, to copies of school laws, to educational broadcasting, to residences for teachers and janitors, to heating stoves to be shielded, to ventilation and thermometer, to fireproof construction, to doors to open outward and fire escapes, etc., to completion of abandoned WPA projects in districts of the third and fourth class, to condition of grounds and shade trees, to summer schools, etc., to possession of telephone pagers prohibited, to nonprofit school food program, to antitruancy programs, to medical care for children under six with defective hearing, to report, to care and treatment of pupils, to local wellness policy, to foreign language academies, to monthly reports to school directors of the districts second, third and fourth class, to Read to Succeed Program, to department duties and powers, to schools or classes, supervisors, principals, instructors, etc., to estimate of expenses and reimbursements and appropriations, to teachers of evening schools, to duties of public institutions of higher education and to special study on the revenue impact of out-of-State tax credits.
Prime Sponsor:
Last Action:
Act No. 30 of 2020, June 5, 2020
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Statute References :

This bill amends the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.0030, No.14), known as the Public School Code Of 1949. Other bills that also amend the same statute are listed below.