H1411B2506A04502 SFL:JSL 11/14/13 #90 A04502
AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 1411
Sponsor: REPRESENTATIVE CLYMER
Printer's No. 2506
1Amend Bill, page 6, by inserting between lines 14 and 15
2"Charter school entity." A charter school, cyber charter
3school or regional charter school as defined in section 1703-A
4of the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the
5Public School Code of 1949.
6Amend Bill, page 6, by inserting between lines 28 and 29
7"Expenditure and performance measure." An annual measure
8developed by the Department of Education in consultation with
9the advisory committee established under section 5 that compares
10the public school entity instructional expenditures for each
11public school entity to that public school entity's student
12academic performance. The measure shall include, but not be
13limited to, academic growth as measured by the Pennsylvania
14Value-Added Assessment System.
17(3) A charter school entity.
18"Public school entity instructional expenditures."
19Expenditures made from the General Fund for instructional and
20support services by the public school entity as reported on the
21public school entity's most recent annual financial report, to
22be determined by the Department of Education in consultation
23with the advisory committee established under section 5. The
24term shall include, but not be limited to, all functions related
25to instruction and support services pursuant to the Manual of
26Accounting and Related Financial Procedures.
1public school entities; and
7 paragraph (1) shall consist of the following:
8(i) The following members, to be
11(A) Five school district business managers.
25 on the Internet database individual
28 provide only
29Amend Bill, page 13, by inserting between lines 6 and 7
33Section 5.1. Expenditure and performance measures to be posted.
5(ii) Use data submitted by each public school entity
6on its most recent annual financial report and relevant
7academic performance data as determined by the department
8in consultation with the advisory committee.
17, 5(b) and 5.1
18Amend Bill, page 14, by inserting between lines 6 and 7
19(c.1) Additional information.--
26Amend Bill, page 14, line 16, by inserting after "paragraph."
31Amend Bill, page 15, line 4, by inserting after "entity."
32 The department shall provide 30 days' notice to the charter
33school entity prior to directing a school district of residence
34to transfer required payments to the department or holding
35deducted amounts in escrow under this paragraph. If the charter
36school entity becomes compliant during the 30-day period, no
37funds shall be transferred to the department or held in escrow.
38Amend Bill, page 15, line 17, by inserting after "school."
39 The department shall provide 30 days' notice to the area
40vocational-technical school prior to directing a school
41district to transfer required payments to the department or
42holding funds in escrow under this paragraph. If the area
43vocational-technical school becomes compliant during the 30-
44day period, no funds shall be transferred to the department
1or held in escrow.
2(4) All decisions by the secretary under this subsection
3shall be appealable to the court of common pleas of the
4county in which the public school entity is located. No funds
5shall be withheld, transferred to the department or held in
6escrow under paragraphs (1), (2) or (3) until all appeals are