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HB 200 - Establishes Budget for 2017-2019 Fiscal Biennium - Kentucky Key Vote

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Title: Establishes Budget for 2017-2019 Fiscal Biennium

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that establishes a budget for the 2017-2019 fiscal biennium.

Highlights:

 

  • Requires a base funding for education of $3,984 per pupil (Part I, Section C),

  • Authorizes law enforcement agencies to rehire retired police as school resource officers (Part I, Section C).

  • Authorizes state troopers to take second jobs as school resource officers (Part I, Section C).

  • Authorizes continued funding for transportation expenses at local school districts (Part I, Section C).

  • Repeals legislative pension funding, moving it to the Kentucky Employee Retirement System (Part I, Section G).

  • Decreases funding for the County Employee Retirement System to $8.6 million over the next 2 years (Part I, Section H).

  • Decreases funding for private prisons and requires jails to prioritize state inmates over federal prisoners (Part I, Section H).

  • Authorizes the supreme Court to raise fees to fund pay increases for non-elected court personnel (Part I, Section A).

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Title: Establishes Budget for 2017-2019 Fiscal Biennium

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes a budget for the 2017-2019 fiscal biennium.

Highlights:

 

  • Appropriates $127.8 million each year for school transportation costs (Part I, Section C).

  • Authorizes continued funding for the Family Resource and Youth Services Centers (Part I, Section B)

  • Appropriates $59.5 billion for teacher health insurance for the first year of the biennial budget but provides no funding for the second year (Part I, Section I)

  • Repeals the $100 million in bonds for law enforcement workforce development (Part I, Section C).

  • Authorizes the chief justice to raise court fees and use that revenue to provide salary increases for non-elected judicial workers (Part VI)

  • Repeals funding for the University Press of Kentucky, as well as the Kentucky Commission on Women (Part I, Section A).

Title: Establishes Budget for 2017-2019 Fiscal Biennium

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