2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
April 20, 2017 - Introduced by Senators C. Larson, Johnson, Bewley,
Taylor, Hansen, Ringhand, Carpenter, Wirch and Risser, cosponsored by
Representatives Bowen, Genrich, Crowley, Pope, Sinicki, Riemer,
Anderson, Vruwink, Considine, Spreitzer, Subeck, Ohnstad, Berceau,
Sargent, Billings, Shankland, Zamarripa, Wachs, C. Taylor, Goyke and
Brostoff. Referred to Committee on Education.
1An Act to repeal
115.882; and to amend
20.255 (2) (b) of the statutes; relating
2to: increase funding for special education.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill increases state aid to school districts for special education and school
age parents programs provided by the school district to no less than 33 percent of the
school district's certified, eligible costs.
For further information see the state and local fiscal estimate, which will be
printed as an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
20.255 (2) (b) of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) Aids for special education and school age parents programs. The
5amounts in the schedule A sum sufficient
for the payment of aids for board and
6lodging aid and hospitals and convalescent home aid under s. 115.88 (3) and (4) and
7to reimburse school districts for no less than 33 percent of the costs of the
education and school age parents programs certified as eligible for reimbursement
under ss. 115.88 (1), (1m) (a) and (am), (2), (2m), (6), and (8)
115.882 of the statutes is repealed.
This act takes effect on the day after publication, or on the 2nd day after 6
publication of the 2017-19 biennial budget act, whichever is later.