113,41 Section 41. 121.54 (2) (b) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
121.54 (2) (b) 3. By Annually by April 1, 1986, and annually thereafter by that date, each private school shall submit its proposed attendance area for the ensuing school year to the school board of each school district having territory within the proposed attendance area. If a proposal is not submitted by April 1, the existing attendance area shall remain in effect for the ensuing school year.
Note: The amendment to this statute deletes an outdated starting date for a requirement that a private school submits its proposed attendance area for the ensuing school year to the school board.
113,42 Section 42. 121.58 (7) of the statutes is amended to read:
121.58 (7) Payment. Beginning with payments made in the 1985-86 school year, each Each school district entitled to state aid under this section shall receive its total aid entitlement in January.
Note: The amendment to this statute deletes an outdated starting date for a requirement that payment of state aid to school districts be made in January.
113,43 Section 43. 121.87 (1) (intro.) of the statutes, as affected by 1997 Wisconsin Act 27, is amended to read:
121.87 (1) (intro.) Any school district that receives aid under this subchapter in the 1989-90 school year or in any school year thereafter shall submit a report to the state superintendent, on a form provided by the state superintendent, by August 15 of the following school year. The report shall include all of the following for the school year in which the school district received aid:
Note: The amendment to this statute deletes an outdated starting date for a requirement that any school district that receives special transfer aid submit a report to the state superintendent by August 15 of the following school year.
113,44 Section 44 . 121.90 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
121.90 (2) "State aid" means aid under ss. 121.08, 121.09, 121.10 and 121.105 and subch. VI, as calculated for the current school year on October 15 under s. 121.15 (4), except that "state aid" excludes any additional aid that a school district receives as a result of ss. 121.07 (6) (e) and (7) (e) and 121.105 (3) for school district consolidations that are effective on or after July 1, 1995, as determined by the department.
113,45 Section 45 . 121.905 (3) (a) of the statutes, as affected by 1997 Wisconsin Act .... (Senate Bill 384), is amended to read:
121.905 (3) (a) Calculate the sum of the amount of aid received under ss. 121.08, 121.10 and 121.105 and subch. VI in the previous school year and property taxes levied for the previous school year, excluding funds described under s. 121.91 (4) (c), and the costs of the county children with disabilities education board program, as defined in s. 121.135 (2) (a) 2., for pupils who were school district residents and solely enrolled in a special education program provided by a county children with disabilities education board in the previous school year.
Note: In Sections 44 and 45, the amendments to these statutes delete references to a statute regarding minimum state aid, which is repealed in this bill.
113,46 Section 46. 121.905 (3) (c) 1. of the statutes is repealed.
Note: This Section deletes an outdated reference to the 1995-96 school year.
113,47 Section 47 . 121.91 (1) of the statutes is repealed.
113,48 Section 48. 121.91 (2) of the statutes is repealed.
113,49 Section 49. 121.91 (3) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
121.91 (3) (a) If a school board wishes to exceed the limit under sub. (1), (2) or (2m) otherwise applicable to the school district in any school year, it shall promptly adopt a resolution supporting inclusion in the final school district budget of an amount equal to the proposed excess revenue. The resolution shall specify whether the proposed excess revenue is for a recurring or nonrecurring purpose, or, if the proposed excess revenue is for both recurring and nonrecurring purposes, the amount of the proposed excess revenue for each purpose. The school board shall call a special referendum for the purpose of submitting the resolution to the electors of the school district for approval or rejection. In lieu of a special referendum, the school board may specify that the referendum be held at the next succeeding spring primary or election or September primary or general election, if such election is to be held not earlier than 35 days after the adoption of the resolution of the school board.
113,50 Section 50. 121.91 (3) (c) of the statutes, as affected by 1997 Wisconsin Act 27, is amended to read:
121.91 (3) (c) The referendum shall be held in accordance with chs. 5 to 12.The school district clerk shall provide the election officials with all necessary election supplies. The form of the ballot shall correspond substantially with the standard form for referendum ballots prescribed by the elections board under ss. 5.64 (2) and 7.08 (1) (a). The question submitted shall be whether the limit under sub. (1), (2) or (2m) may be exceeded by a specified amount. If the resolution provides that any of the excess revenue will be used for a nonrecurring purpose, the ballot in the election shall so state and shall specify the amount that will be used for a nonrecurring purpose. The school district clerk shall promptly certify the results of the referendum to the state superintendent. The limit otherwise applicable to the school district under sub. (1), (2) or (2m) is increased by the amount approved by a majority of those voting on the question.
113,51 Section 51. 121.91 (4) (a) 1. of the statutes, as affected by 1997 Wisconsin Act 27, is amended to read:
121.91 (4) (a) 1. If a school board transfers to another governmental unit responsibility for providing any service that it provided in the preceding school year, the limit otherwise applicable under sub. (1), (2) or (2m) in the current school year is decreased by the cost that it would have incurred to provide that service, as determined by the state superintendent.
113,52 Section 52. 121.91 (4) (a) 2. of the statutes, as affected by 1997 Wisconsin Act 27, is amended to read:
121.91 (4) (a) 2. If a school board increases the services that it provides by adding responsibility for providing a service transferred to it from another governmental unit in the previous school year, the limit otherwise applicable under sub. (1), (2) or (2m) in the current school year is increased by the cost of that service, as determined by the state superintendent.
113,53 Section 53. 121.91 (4) (b) of the statutes, as affected by 1997 Wisconsin Act 27, is amended to read:
121.91 (4) (b) 1. If a school district increases its territory by a boundary change under s. 117.10, 117.11, 117.12, 117.13 or 117.132, the limit otherwise applicable in the school year beginning on the effective date of the boundary change under sub. (1), (2) or (2m) is increased by an amount equal to the cost of extending services to the attached territory in the school year to which the limit applies, as determined by the state superintendent.
2. If a school district decreases its territory due to a boundary change under s. 117.11, 117.12, 117.13 or 117.132, the limit otherwise applicable in the school year beginning on the effective date of the boundary change under sub. (1), (2) or (2m) is decreased by an amount equal to the cost of services that it provided to the detached territory in the school year to which the limit applies, as determined by the state superintendent.
113,54 Section 54. 121.91 (4) (c) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
121.91 (4) (c) (intro.) The limit under sub. (1), (2) or (2m) is increased by the following amount:
113,55 Section 55 . 121.91 (4) (d) of the statutes is amended to read:
121.91 (4) (d) If a school district's revenue in the preceding school year was less than the limit under sub. (2) or (2m) in the preceding school year, the limit otherwise applicable to the school district's revenue in the current school year under sub. (2m) is increased by an amount equal to 75% of the difference between the amount of its revenue in the preceding school year and the amount of the limit in the preceding school year under sub. (2) or (2m).
Note: In Sections 47 to 55, the amendments to these statutes delete obsolete references to calculations of school district revenue limits for the 1993-94, 1994-95 and 1995-96 school years.
113,56 Section 56. 121.91 (5) (a) of the statutes, as affected by 1997 Wisconsin Act 27, is amended to read:
121.91 (5) (a) Upon request by a school board, the state superintendent may increase the school district's limit under sub. (1) s. 121.91 (1), 1995 stats., by the amount necessary to allow the school district to avoid increasing its level of short-term borrowing over the amount of short-term borrowing incurred by the school district in the 1992-93 school year if the school district presents clear and convincing evidence of the need for the increase in the limit. The school board shall provide the state superintendent with any information that the state superintendent requires to make the determination.
Note: The amendment to this statute updates a provision in the statutes which references the school district's revenue limits which may be increased by the state superintendent of public instruction upon request by a school board.
113,57 Section 57. Effective date.
(1) This act takes effect on July 1, 1998, or on the day after publication, whichever is later.
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