Bill Summaries

Who filed report: Jared Carman

Bill Number: HB0423

Bill Title: Implementing Federal Education Program Amendments

Bill Grade: A

Bill Sponsors: David Lifferth

Bill Summary:

- Count the cost of non-implementation of the Federal programs.- determine the financial impact of failure to implement the federal goal, objective,67program need, or accountabilitysystem; and68(ii) if the State Board of Education determines that failure to implement the federal69goal, objective, program need, or accountability system mayresult in a financial loss, request70that the Legislature mitigate the financial loss.71(c) A mitigation requested under Subsection (4)(b)(ii) mayinclude appropriating72available Education Fund revenue surplus through an appropriations act, including an73appropriations act passed during a special session called bythe governor or a general session

Does the bill increase/decrease local control?: Pro-Local Control

How?: This bill is an important step in getting us untangled from Federal programs.

Does it increase/decrease parental rights?: Increases Parental Rights

How?: Local (parent) control of education is best, but State control is better than Federal control.

Does it help/hurt children?: Helps Children

How?: Chidren do best with local (parent) control of education , but State control is better than Federal control.

Any conflicts of interest?: No conflicts.

Other comments:

This bill helps lay the groundwork for restoring Utah's educational independence from the Feds.

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