House Bill #6203 (2017)

AN ACT RELATING TO EDUCATION -- THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT

Permits the Cumberland Town Council to establish limits on the number of students from the Cumberland school district who may enroll in any charter public school subject to a collective limit of not less than 8% of the average daily membership.

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  • 2017 – H 6203
  • 2017 – H 6203 SUBSTITUTE A AS AMENDED
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  • LC002654
  • LC002654/SUB A
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  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2017
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  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO EDUCATION – THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX
  • RELIEF ACT
  • Introduced By: Representatives Ackerman, Marszalkowski, and McLaughlin
  • Date Introduced: May 10, 2017
  • Referred To: House Health, Education & Welfare
  • It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Chapter 16-7.2 of the General Laws entitled "The Education Equity and Property Tax Relief Act" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 16-7.2-5.1. Cumberland – Limitations on enrollments.
  • The Cumberland town council (the "council") may adopt maximum limits on the number of students from the Cumberland school district permitted to enroll in a charter public school as defined by §16-77-2.1, the William M. Davies, Jr. Career and Technical High School (Davies), and the Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center (the Met Center), by individual school or collectively. If enrollment exceeds the limits adopted by the council pursuant to this section, the council may prohibit the enrollment of additional district students in the charter public school, Davies, or the Met Center, until the number of resident district students enrolled in said school declines below the adopted limit.
  • The Cumberland town council (the "council") may adopt maximum limits on the number of students from the Cumberland school district permitted to enroll in a charter public school as defined by §16-77-2.1, by individual school or collectively, provided that the collective limit shall not be less than eight percent (8%) of the average daily membership of the district as determined pursuant to §16-7-22. If enrollment exceeds the limits adopted by the council pursuant to this section, the council may prohibit the enrollment of additional resident district students in the charter public school, until the number of resident district students enrolled in that charter public school declines below the adopted limit.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.
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  • LC002654
  • LC002654/SUB A
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  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
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  • A N A C T
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO EDUCATION – THE EDUCATION EQUITY AND PROPERTY TAX
  • RELIEF ACT
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  • This act would permit the Cumberland Town Council to establish limits on the number of students from the Cumberland school district who may enroll in any charter public school, Davies, and the Met Center.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC002654 ========
  • RELIEF ACT
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  • This act would permit the Cumberland Town Council to establish limits on the number of students from the Cumberland school district who may enroll in any charter public school subject to a collective limit of not less than eight percent (8%) of the average daily membership of the district.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC002654/SUB A ========

Votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For an official vote tally, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of the vote.

Floor vote for PASSAGE PASSAGE OF AMENDMENT

June 28, 2017 at 4:37pm
Yeas: 66 / Nays: 3 / Not voting: 6 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Rep. Abney Y
Rep. Ackerman Y
Rep. Ajello Y
Rep. Almeida Y
Rep. Amore Y
Rep. Azzinaro Y
Rep. Barros Y
Rep. Bennett Y
Rep. Blazejewski Y
Rep. Canario Y
Rep. Carson Y
Rep. Casey Y
Rep. Casimiro Y
Rep. Chippendale Y
Rep. Corvese Y
Rep. Costantino NV
Rep. Coughlin Y
Rep. Craven Y
Rep. Cunha Y
Rep. Diaz Y
Rep. Donovan Y
Rep. Edwards Y
Rep. Fellela Y
Rep. Filippi Y
Rep. Fogarty Y
Rep. Giarrusso N
Rep. Handy Y
Rep. Hearn NV
Rep. Hull Y
Rep. Jacquard Y
Rep. Johnston Y
Rep. Kazarian NV
Rep. Keable Y
Rep. Kennedy Y
Rep. Knight Y
Rep. Lancia Y
Rep. Lima Y
Rep. Lombardi Y
Rep. Maldonado Y
Rep. Marshall Y
Rep. Marszalkowski Y
Rep. Mattiello Y
Rep. McEntee Y
Rep. McKiernan Y
Rep. McLaughlin Y
Rep. McNamara Y
Rep. Mendonca Y
Rep. Messier Y
Rep. Morgan N
Rep. Morin Y
Rep. Nardolillo Y
Rep. Newberry Y
Rep. Nunes Y
Rep. O'Brien Y
Rep. O'Grady Y
Rep. Perez Y
Rep. Phillips NV
Rep. Price NV
Rep. Quattrocchi Y
Rep. Ranglin-Vassell Y
Rep. Regunberg Y
Rep. Roberts N
Rep. Ruggiero Y
Rep. Serpa Y
Rep. Shanley Y
Rep. Shekarchi Y
Rep. Slater NV
Rep. Solomon Y
Rep. Tanzi Y
Rep. Tobon Y
Rep. Ucci Y
Rep. Vella-Wilkinson Y
Rep. Walsh Y
Rep. Williams Y
Rep. Winfield Y

Floor vote for PASSAGE AS AMENDED

June 28, 2017 at 4:51pm
Yeas: 61 / Nays: 9 / Not voting: 5 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Rep. Abney Y
Rep. Ackerman Y
Rep. Ajello Y
Rep. Almeida Y
Rep. Amore Y
Rep. Azzinaro Y
Rep. Barros Y
Rep. Bennett Y
Rep. Blazejewski Y
Rep. Canario Y
Rep. Carson Y
Rep. Casey Y
Rep. Casimiro Y
Rep. Chippendale N
Rep. Corvese Y
Rep. Costantino NV
Rep. Coughlin Y
Rep. Craven Y
Rep. Cunha Y
Rep. Diaz Y
Rep. Donovan Y
Rep. Edwards Y
Rep. Fellela Y
Rep. Filippi Y
Rep. Fogarty Y
Rep. Giarrusso N
Rep. Handy Y
Rep. Hearn NV
Rep. Hull Y
Rep. Jacquard Y
Rep. Johnston Y
Rep. Kazarian NV
Rep. Keable Y
Rep. Kennedy Y
Rep. Knight Y
Rep. Lancia Y
Rep. Lima Y
Rep. Lombardi Y
Rep. Maldonado Y
Rep. Marshall Y
Rep. Marszalkowski Y
Rep. Mattiello Y
Rep. McEntee Y
Rep. McKiernan Y
Rep. McLaughlin Y
Rep. McNamara Y
Rep. Mendonca Y
Rep. Messier Y
Rep. Morgan N
Rep. Morin Y
Rep. Nardolillo Y
Rep. Newberry Y
Rep. Nunes N
Rep. O'Brien Y
Rep. O'Grady Y
Rep. Perez N
Rep. Phillips NV
Rep. Price N
Rep. Quattrocchi N
Rep. Ranglin-Vassell Y
Rep. Regunberg Y
Rep. Roberts N
Rep. Ruggiero Y
Rep. Serpa Y
Rep. Shanley Y
Rep. Shekarchi Y
Rep. Slater NV
Rep. Solomon Y
Rep. Tanzi Y
Rep. Tobon N
Rep. Ucci Y
Rep. Vella-Wilkinson Y
Rep. Walsh Y
Rep. Williams Y
Rep. Winfield Y