Education Committee Report – week 4, 2017

February 6, 2017 Senate Staff 0

SF 166 sets the FY18 regular school aid/state supplemental aid/allowable growth and the FY18 categorical allowable growth for schools at 1.11 percent. This bill establishes a total cost per pupil of $6,664, an increase of $73 per pupil. The 1.11 percent allowable growth rate in FY18 will cost the state $3.199 billion, an increase of $108.9 million over FY17.

Commerce Committee Report – week 4, 2017

February 6, 2017 Senate Staff 0

SF 176 transfers responsibility for certifying targeted small businesses under the targeted small business procurement goal program (and associated reporting requirements) from the Department of Inspections & Appeals to the EDA, and specifies that EDA may establish standards for public access to information obtained under the program.

Ethics Committee Report – Week 4, 2017

January 30, 2017 Senate Staff 0

This resolution updates the Senate’s rules governing lobbyists. It includes one minor change and one date change. The bill changes the threshold at which a political action committee must file from $750 to $1,000, and also changes which General Assembly this resolution governs.

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