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Regarding the school construction assistance program (Pedersen, Warnick, Carlyle)

Addresses the allotment of appropriations for school plant facilities and the computation of state aid for school plant projects.

EFFECT OF CHANGES MADE BY 1ST SUBSTITUTE (Ways & Means)
(1) The financial assistance percentage minimum is phased-in—25 percent in the 2019-21 biennium and 30 percent thereafter. (2) The construction cost allowance is phased over five biennia growing from $219 per square foot in 2018 to $322 per square foot in 2027. (3) The K-6 student space allowance is enhanced beginning in 2020; by 2023 it is 140 square feet. (4) Enhancements in the student space allocation for grades 7-8, 9-12, and students with disabilities begin in 2022.

Hearing Date: Monday, February 19, 2018 -- 3:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=6531&Chamber=Senate&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)