HR 1342

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1342

To reauthorize the impact aid program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 4, 2011

Ms. HIRONO (for herself and Mrs. NOEM) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

To reauthorize the impact aid program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. PAYMENTS RELATING TO FEDERAL ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY.

SEC. 3. PAYMENTS FOR ELIGIBLE FEDERALLY CONNECTED CHILDREN.

`(aa) that has an enrollment of children described in subsection (a)(1) that constitutes a percentage of the total student enrollment of the agency that is not less than 45 percent;

`(bb) that has a per-pupil expenditure that is less than--

`(AA) for an agency that has a total student enrollment of 500 or more students, 125 percent of the average per-pupil expenditure of the State in which the agency is located; or

`(BB) for an agency that has a total student enrollment of less than 500, 150 percent of the average per-pupil expenditure of the State in which the agency is located, or the average per-pupil expenditure of 3 or more comparable local educational agencies in the State in which the agency is located; and

`(cc) that is an agency that--

`(AA) has a tax rate for general fund purposes that is at least 95 percent of the average tax rate for general fund purposes of comparable local educational agencies in the State; or

`(BB) was eligible to receive a payment under this subsection for fiscal year 2008 and is located in a State that by State law has eliminated ad valorem tax as a revenue source for local educational agencies;

`(aa) has an enrollment of children described in subsection (a)(1) that constitutes a percentage of the total student enrollment of the agency that is not less than 20 percent;

`(bb) for the 3 fiscal years preceding the fiscal year for which the determination is made, the average enrollment of children who are not described in subsection (a)(1) and who are eligible for a free or reduced price lunch under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act constitutes a percentage of the total student enrollment of the agency that is not less than 65 percent; and

`(cc) has a tax rate for general fund purposes which is not less than 1.25 percent of the average tax rate for general fund purposes for comparable local educational agencies in the State.'; and

SEC. 4. APPLICATION FOR PAYMENTS UNDER SECTIONS 8002 AND 8003.

SEC. 5. CONSTRUCTION.

SEC. 6. STATE CONSIDERATION OF PAYMENTS IN PROVIDING STATE AID.

SEC. 7. TIMELY PAYMENTS.

SEC. 8. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 9. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 10. ADDITIONAL AND CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

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