View Amendment Current Amendment: DG td schoolshort.DOCX to Bill 3720     Senator DAVIS proposes the following amendment (DG TD SCHOOLSHORT):
    Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 1A, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - EIA, beginning on page 310, by striking proviso 1A.50 and inserting:
    1A.50.     (SDE-EIA: Surplus) For Fiscal Year 2016-17 2017-18, EIA surplus cash funds from the prior fiscal year and EIA funds not otherwise appropriated or authorized must be carried forward and expended on the following items in the order listed:
        1.     EOC - Partnerships for Innovation - $3,200,000;
        2.     Allendale County School District - $150,000;
        3.     Modernize Vocational Equipment - $1,501,307;
        4.     Industry Certification - $3,000,000;
        5.     Adult Education - $1,000,000;
        6.     Power Schools/Data Collection - $1,952,000;
        7.     IT Academy - $750,000;
        8.     Instructional Development and Digital Content Curation - $393,443; and
        9.     EOC - Customized STEM labs for grades 6-8 located in school districts that are a trial or plaintiff district in the Abbeville equity lawsuit - $200,000.
        1.     Computer Science Task Force - $400,000;
        2.     EOC-Partnerships - $6,281,500;
        3.     Industry Certification - $3,000,000;
        4.     SDE-School Districts Capital Improvement Plan - $46,000,000;
        5.     SDE-Technical Assistance - $1,308,500; and
        6.     SDE - K-12 Funding Gap - $450,000.
    Any additional funds carried forward and not otherwise appropriated or authorized may be used for Instructional Materials.
    If excess EIA revenues are less than the amounts appropriated, funding for the items listed herein shall be reduced on a pro rata basis.
    The State Department of Education shall disburse the funds for the K-12 Funding Gap proportionately to school districts that, in the current fiscal year, are cumulatively appropriated and allocated at least eight percent less state funds than the school district was appropriated and allocated in Fiscal Year 2016-17. For purposes of this proviso, state funds includes Education Improvement Act funds. Further, the amounts appropriated and allocated in Part 1.A. and Sections 1 and 1.A. of this Part 1.B., shall be considered for purposes of determining whether a school district received less state funds./
    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend sections, totals and title to conform.