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                                 THIRD READING


          Bill No:  AB 185
          Author:   Buchanan (D), et al
          Amended:  8/27/10 in Senate
          Vote:     21

           
           ASSEMBLY FLOOR  :  Not relevant 


           SUBJECT  :    Education:  federal funds

           SOURCE  :     Author


           DIGEST  :    This bill appropriates $903,840,000 from the  
          Federal Trust Fund to the California Department of  
          Education, the Board of Governors of the California  
          Community Colleges, the University of California, and the  
          California State University for the 2009-10 fiscal year.

           ANALYSIS  :    Existing law, the Budget Act of 2009, makes  
          appropriations from various funds in support of elementary,  
          secondary, and postsecondary education.

          This bill:

          1.Appropriates $903,845 for the 2010-11 fiscal year,  
            payable from the Federal Trust Fund, for allocation  
            pursuant to the following schedule:

             A.    To the California Department of Education, for  
                allocation to local educational agencies, pursuant to  
                the following programs and subschedule:
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                (1)      20.30.004 - School Improvement Grant??.       
                      $  64,082,000
                (2)      10.30.016 - School Improvement Grants (ARRA)  
                    $351,763,000

                Specifies that funds appropriated in the above  
                subschedule are for the purpose of supporting  
                three-year school improvement grants to local  
                educational agencies, to be provided over a three  
                year period.

                Specifies that the funds shall be allocated to local  
                educational agencies to fund school improvement  
                grants based on school size as approved by the State  
                Board of Education on August 24, 2010.

                Specifies that the funds in the subschedule above is  
                contingent upon the approval of California's request  
                to the United States Department of Education for a  
                waiver to allocate 100 percent of the funds in a  
                manner consistent the paragraph above.

             B.    To the Office of Planning and Research, for  
                transfer for purposes of reimbursement pursuant to  
                the following subschedule:

                (1)  California Department of  
                   Education?????$271,000,000
                (2)     Board of Governors of the California
                       Community Colleges??????????...$    5,000,000
                (3)       University of  
                   California?????????...$106,000,000
                (4)  California State University????????..  
                   $106,000,000

                Specifies that the funds appropriated in subschedule  
                (1) are for the purpose of reimbursement of local  
                education agencies for mitigating revenue limits  
                reductions and reductions made to basic aid  
                districts.

                Specifies that the funds appropriated in subschedule  
                (2) to (4), inclusive, are for the purpose of  







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                reimbursement to the entities in these subschedules  
                for mitigating reductions made to the California  
                Community Colleges, the University of California, and  
                the California State University.

                Specifies that the funds are for expenditure pursuant  
                to Title XIV of the American Recovery and  
                Reinvestment Act and related guidance for the federal  
                State Fiscal Stabilization Fund Phase II grant award.

           FISCAL EFFECT  :    Appropriation:  yes   Fiscal Com.:  Yes    
          Local:  No

           SUPPORT  :   (Verified  8/30/10)

          San Diego Unified School District


          CPM:cm  8/30/10   Senate Floor Analyses 

                         SUPPORT/OPPOSITION:  SEE ABOVE

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