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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 10. SCHOOL BONDS [15100 - 17199.6]

  ( Part 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 7. School Construction Law of 1957 [16500 - 16592]

  ( Chapter 7 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. )

ARTICLE 3. Apportionments, Computation [16540 - 16543]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. )

16540.
  

The board shall compute for each applicant school district the amount to which the district is entitled under this chapter in the manner prescribed by this article. The amount so computed shall be reduced by the amount received or to be received by the district under Public Law 815 of the 81st Congress, as amended, or any similar provisions of any other act of Congress, solely on account of the participation of the federal government in the state project or shall be reduced by the percentage of the cost of the project (as that term is defined in Section 41930) borne by the federal government, whichever is the greater amount.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

16541.
  

In the computation of the apportionments to applicant school districts, the board may utilize the facilities and services of any department or agency of the state and may delegate the performance of any duties or functions, except those specifically delegated by this chapter to the director or department, to any officer or employee thereof as the board deems necessary and proper.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

16542.
  

The board shall multiply:

(a) The estimated number of project children in the district by the current construction cost per pupil in the area of the state project.

(b) The estimated number of indirect project children in the district by the current construction cost per pupil in the area, multiplied by 55 percent.

(c) “Current construction cost per pupil” as used in this section means the average per pupil cost of constructing complete school facilities for the grade level maintained by the district for which application for an apportionment is made under this chapter.

(d) The total of the amounts computed pursuant to subdivisions (a) and (b) shall be apportioned to the district.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

16543.
  

(a) The average per pupil cost of constructing complete school facilities in the area of the state project for the purposes of this article shall be determined by the board, after consultation with the department and the Department of General Services, on the basis of information obtained thereby and any other information that may be available to the department.

(b) Estimates of the number of project children and indirect project children for the purpose of this article shall be made by the applicant school district in accordance with rules prescribed by the director and shall be made as of the time the greatest number of such children will attend the schools of the district as a result of the state project. The estimates shall be made on the basis of the best information available to the district at the time of the application. Approval of the estimates by the director, in whole or in part, shall be on the basis of the best information available to the director at the time of the approval. In the approval of estimates of the number of project children and indirect project children for the purposes of this article the director may utilize the facilities and services of any department or agency of the state as he or she deems necessary and proper. No estimate shall be used as a basis of an apportionment that has not been approved by the director.

(Added by Stats. 1996, Ch. 277, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 1997. Operative January 1, 1998.)

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