Legislative Interim Committee on School Finance. The bill extends the work of the legislative interim committee on school finance (interim committee) for one year to include the 2019 legislative interim.
For the 2019 legislative interim, the bill maintains the party and chamber balance of legislative members on the interim committee, with 5 members from each chamber and 5 democrats and 5 republicans on the interim committee, and specifies the method for appointing interim committee members.
The bill permits the interim committee to determine whether and in which interim to study the issues set forth in statute.
The bill authorizes the interim committee to contract with a vendor or vendors to assist with or facilitate the work of the interim committee.
The bill authorizes the interim committee to use unexpended money from the 2018-19 budget year during the 2019-20 budget year to cover costs incurred by the interim committee, including the hiring of a consultant or facilitator, if applicable.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)