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The DC Code: § 38-2903 Foundation level.

Index38 Educational Institutions. (Refs & Annos)

The foundation level or cost of providing public education services is $9,124 per student for fiscal year 2013 and subsequent fiscal years. The foundation level may be revised in subsequent years in accordance with provisions for inflation, revenue unavailability, and periodic review and revision of the Formula, pursuant to §§ 38-2909, 38-2910, and 38-2911.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 31-2903. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 14-190 substituted "$6,555 per student for 2003" for "$5,500 per-student for FY 1999,". D.C. Law 14-307 substituted "$6,419" for "$6,555". D.C. Law 15-39 substituted "$6,551 per student for FY 2004" for "$6,419 per student for 2003". D.C. Law 15-205 substituted "$6,903.60 per student for FY 2005 and subsequent fiscal years" for "$6,551 per student for 2004". D.C. Law 16-33 substituted "7,307.47 per student for FY 2006" for "$6,903.60 per student for FY 2005". D.C. Law 16-192 substituted "$8,002.06 per student for FY 2007" for "$7,307.47 per student for FY 2006". D.C. Law 17-20 substituted "$8,322.00 per student for fiscal year 2008" for "$8,002.06 per student for FY 2007". D.C. Law 17-219 substituted "$8,770 per student for fiscal year 2009" for "$8,322.00 per student for fiscal year 2008". D.C. Law 18-223 substituted "$8,945 per student for fiscal year 2011" for "$8,770 per student for fiscal year 2009". D.C. Law 18-370 substituted "$8,770 per student for fiscal year 2011" for "$8,945 per student for fiscal year 2011". D.C. Law 19-21 substituted "$8,945 per student for fiscal year 2012" for "$8,770 per student for fiscal year 2011". D.C. Law 19-168 substituted "$9,124 per student for fiscal year 2013" for "$8,945 per student for fiscal year 2012". Temporary Addition of Section See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 38-2901. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary addition of chapter, see note to § 38-2901. For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 102(a) of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Emergency Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-544, December 4, 2002, 49 DCR 11700). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 102(a) of the Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-27, February 24, 2003, 50 DCR 2151). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 3302(b) of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2002 (D.C. Act 14-453, July 23, 2002, 49 DCR 8026). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 102(a) of Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Second Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-103, June 20, 2003, 50 DCR 5499). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 312(a) of Fiscal Year 2004 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-105, June 20, 2003, 50 DCR 5613). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 312(a) of Fiscal Year 2004 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2003 (D.C. Act 15-149, September 22, 2003, 50 DCR 8360). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(a) of Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2004 (D.C. Act 15-486, August 2, 2004, 51 DCR 8236). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(a) of Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2004 (D.C. Act 15-594, October 26, 2004, 51 DCR 11725). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4012(a) of Fiscal Year 2006 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-168, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7667). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(b) of Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-477, August 8, 2006, 53 DCR 7068). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(b) of Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2006 (D.C. Act 16-499, October 23, 2006, 53 DCR 8845). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(b) of Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-1, January 16, 2007, 54 DCR 1165). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(b) of Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2007 (D.C. Act 17-74, July 25, 2007, 54 DCR 7549). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4022(a) of Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-463, July 2, 2010, 57 DCR 6542). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 402(a) of Fiscal Year 2011 Supplemental Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-694, January 19, 2011, 58 DCR 662). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4003(b) of Fiscal Year 2012 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2011 (D.C. Act 19-93, June 29, 2011, 58 DCR 5599). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(a) of Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-383, June 19, 2012, 59 DCR 7764). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 4002(a) of Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2012 (D.C. Act 19-413, July 25, 2012, 59 DCR 9290). Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-180, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 38-2901. For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-207, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 38-2901. For Law 14-190, see notes following § 38-1208.01. Law 14-307, the "Fiscal Year 2003 Budget Support Amendment Act of 2002", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 14-892, which was referred to the Committee on the Whole.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 1, 2002, and November 7, 2002, respectively.   Signed by the Mayor on December 4, 2002, it was assigned Act No. 14-543 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.  D.C. Law 14-307 became effective on June 5, 2003. For Law 15-39, see notes following § 38-160. Law 15-205, the "Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Support Act of 2004", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 15-768, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on May 14, 2004, and June 29, 2004, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on August 2, 2004, it was assigned Act No. 15-487 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 15-205 became effective on December 7, 2004. For Law 16-33, see notes following § 38-1306. For Law 16-192, see notes following § 38-2731. For Law 17-20, see notes following § 38-451. For Law 17-219, see notes following § 38-251. For Law 18-223, see notes following § 38-103. Law 18-370, the "Fiscal Year 2011 Supplemental Budget Support Act of 2010", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 18-1100, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 7, 2010, and December 21, 2010, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 27, 2011, it was assigned Act No. 18-721 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 18-370 became effective on April 8, 2011. For history of Law 19-21, see notes under § 38-271.01. For history of Law 19-168, see notes under § 38-757.01. Miscellaneous Notes Short title of subtitle B of title III of Law 15-39: Section 311 of D.C. Law 15-39 provided that subtitle B of title III of the act may be cited as the Uniform Per Student Funding Formula for Public Schools and Public Charter Schools Amendment Act of 2003. Short title of subtitle A of title IV of Law 15-205: Section 4001 of D.C. 15- 205 provided that subtitle A of title IV of the act may be cited as the Uniform Per Student Funding Formula for Public Schools and Public Charter Schools Amendment Act of 2004. Short title of subtitle B of title IV of Law 16-33: Section 4011 of D.C. Law 16-33 provided that subtitle B of title IV of the act may be cited as the Uniform Per Student Funding Formula for Public Schools and Public Charter Schools Amendment Act of 2005. Short title: Section 4015 of D.C. Law 17-219 provided that subtitle H of title IV of the act may be cited as the "Uniform Per Student Funding Formula for Public Schools and Public Charter Schools Amendment Act of 2008". Short title: Section 4021 of D.C. Law 18-223 provided that subtitle C of title IV of the act may be cited as the "Uniform Per Student Funding Formula for Public Schools and Public Charter Schools Amendment Act of 2010". Short title: Section 401 of D.C. Law 18-370 provided that subtitle A of title IV of the act may be cited as "Funding for Public Schools and Public Charter Schools Amendment Act of 2010". Short title: Section 4001 of D.C. Law 19-168 provided that subtitle A of title IV of the act may be cited as "Funding for Public Schools and Public Charter Schools Amendment Act of 2012". DC CODE § 38-2903 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 26, 1999, D.C. Law 12-207, § 104, 45 DCR 8095; Oct. 1, 2002, D.C. Law 14-190, § 3402(b), 49 DCR 6968; June 5, 2003, D.C. Law 14-307, § 102(a), 49 DCR 11664; Nov. 13, 2003, D.C. Law 15-39, § 312(a), 50 DCR 5668; Dec. 7, 2004, D.C. Law 15-205, § 4002(a), 51 DCR 8441; Oct. 20, 2005, D.C. Law 16-33, § 4012(a), 52 DCR 7503; Mar. 2, 2007, D.C. Law 16-192, § 4002(b), 53 DCR 6899; Sept. 18, 2007, D.C. Law 17-20, § 4002(b), 54 DCR 7052; Aug. 16, 2008, D.C. Law 17-219, § 4016(a), 55 DCR 7598; Sept. 24, 2010, D.C. Law 18-223, § 4022(a), 57 DCR 6242; Apr. 8, 2011, D.C. Law 18-370, § 402(a), 58 DCR 1008; Sept. 14, 2011, D.C. Law 19-21, § 4003(b), 58 DCR 6226; Sept. 20, 2012, D.C. Law 19-168, § 4002(a), 59 DCR 8025.)