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SENATE BILL NO. 1476
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S1476................................................by JUDICIARY AND RULES
SCHOOL DISTRICTS - BUILDING MAINTENANCE - Adds to existing law to require
an allocation of funds by school districts for building maintenance; to
create a fund; to provide a limit on the size of the fund; and to govern
uses of the fund.
02/25 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/26 Rpt prt - to Educ
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-sixth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2002
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1476
BY JUDICIARY AND RULES COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO REQUIREMENTS FOR MAINTENANCE OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS; AMENDING CHAPTER
3 10, TITLE 33, IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 33-1018, IDAHO
4 CODE, TO REQUIRE AN ALLOCATION BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR BUILDING MAINTE-
5 NANCE, TO CREATE A FUND, SPECIFY A LIMIT AND GOVERN USES OF THE FUND; AND
6 PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
8 SECTION 1. That Chapter 10, Title 33, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
9 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
10 ignated as Section 33-1018, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
11 33-1018. ALLOCATION FOR BUILDING MAINTENANCE REQUIRED. School districts
12 shall annually deposit funds from any source available to the district equal
13 to at least one and one-half percent (1.5%) of the replacement value of all
14 district owned buildings occupied by students to a deferred maintenance fund.
15 However, no deposits are required beyond those necessary to bring the balance
16 in the deferred maintenance fund to an amount representing three percent (3%)
17 of the replacement value of all district owned buildings occupied by students.
18 Moneys in a school district's deferred maintenance fund shall be used exclu-
19 sively for the maintenance and repair of the district owned buildings and
20 building systems that are occupied by students, the expenditures of which are
21 categorized as maintenance of buildings and equipment on forms prescribed by
22 the state department of education. Unexpended moneys in a school district's
23 deferred maintenance fund shall be carried over from year to year. The
24 replacement value of all district owned buildings that are occupied by stu-
25 dents shall be determined by multiplying the number of square feet of building
26 floor space in all district owned buildings that are occupied by students by
27 seventy-three dollars and twenty-five cents ($73.25). The joint finance-
28 appropriations committee shall annually review the replacement value per
29 square foot when setting appropriations for the educational support program,
30 and may make adjustments of this figure as necessary. School districts shall
31 annually submit the following to the state department of education:
32 (1) An update of the number of square feet of building floor space in
33 district owned buildings occupied by students;
34 (2) A report showing the funds and fund sources deposited into the
35 district's deferred maintenance fund in each fiscal year, the fund balance
36 carried forward from the prior fiscal years, and the amount and categories of
37 expenditures from the fund.
38 SECTION 2. This act shall be in full force and effect on and after July
39 1, 2003.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to require school districts to
spend or deposit in an account, specific funds calculated by
formula for the purpose of maintaining occupied school district
owned buildings. Additionally, it provides for a three percent
(3%) cap of the replacement value in the deferred maintenance
Name: Senator Darrel Deide
Representative Lawerence Denney 332-1244
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1476