Category: Education

SB 280 (2019)

House/Senate Bill: Senate

Description: Changes the calculation of the statewide education property tax, from whatever level necessary to reach $363 million, to whatever level equal to $7,500 per student. The bill also changes how students are counted in each district, for example to include homeschool students. Lastly, this bill allows school boards to contract with religious schools - not just nonsectarian private schools - to provide education.

Bill Sponsor: John Reagan

Bill Co Sponsor: Click the "Link to Full Bill" for information

Next Hearing Date: Tue, 02/19/2019

Next Voting Date: Thu, 03/07/2019

Bill Status

Tabled in the Senate

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