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1998 SPECIAL SESSION I

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(SB4005)

FLOOR AMENDMENTS (WATKINS) AGREED TO BY SENATE

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        C. The amount of such public school construction grants shall be matched by funds of the qualifying school division based on the locality's composite index of ability to pay. In awarding such grants, the Board shall take into consideration any Literary Fund loan which may have been applied for or awarded for the same projects.

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        lines 3 through 14

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        2. 1. That the Commission on State Funding of Public School Construction is hereby established. The Commission shall be composed of 12 members, which shall include 7 legislative members and 5 nonlegislative citizen members as follows: the Co-Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations, or their respective designees, the Co-Chairmen of the House Committee on Finance, or their respective designees; the Co-Chairs of the Senate Committee on Finance, or their respective designees, one additional member of the Senate, to be appointed by the Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections; and five citizen members, who may or may not be employees of the Commonwealth, to be appointed by the Governor.

    3. Page 13, substitute, after line 38

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        4. That an emergency exists and this act shall be in force from its passage.