BILL NUMBER: SB 847	AMENDED
	BILL TEXT

	AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY  AUGUST 20, 2010

INTRODUCED BY    Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review
  Senator   Steinberg 
    (   Principal   coauthors:  
Assembly Members   John A. Perez   and Torlakson
  ) 

                        JANUARY 11, 2010

   An act relating to  the Budget Act of 2010  
education finance, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring
the urgency thereof, to take effect immediately  .


	LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


   SB 847, as amended,  Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review
  Steinberg .  Budget Act of 2010.
  Education finance.  
   Existing law creates the Federal Trust Fund in the State Treasury.
 
   This bill would appropriate $1,201,534,585 from the Federal Trust
Fund to the State Department of Education for purposes of
implementing the federal Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act
in accordance with a specified schedule.  
   This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as
an urgency statute.  
   This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact
statutory changes relating to the Budget Act of 2010. 
   Vote:  majority   2/3  . Appropriation:
 no   yes  . Fiscal committee:  no
  yes  . State-mandated local program: no.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   SECTION 1.    The sum of one billion two hundred one
million five hundred thirty-four thousand five hundred eighty-five
dollars ($1,201,534,585) is hereby appropriated from the Federal
Trust Fund to the State Department of Education for purposes of
implementing the federal Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance Act
(Public Law 111-226). The funds shall be expended by the department
in accordance with the following schedule:  
   (a) One billion two hundred million thirty-four thousand five
hundred eighty-five dollars ($1,200,034,585) shall be allocated to
local educational agencies in accordance with federal law.  

   (b) One million five hundred thousand dollars ($1,500,000) shall
be available to the State Department of Education during the period
from August 10, 2010, to December 30, 2012, inclusive. 
   SEC. 2.    This act is an urgency statute necessary
for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety
within the meaning of Article IV of the Constitution and shall go
into immediate effect. The facts constituting the necessity are:
 
   In order to allow money appropriated by the United States Congress
for purposes of the federal Education Jobs and Medicaid Assistance
Act to be spent by the state at the earliest possible time, it is
necessary that this act take effect immediately.  
  SECTION 1.    It is the intent of the Legislature
to enact statutory changes relating to the Budget Act of 2010.