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F I S C A L I M P A C T R E P O R T
SPONSOR Wirth
ORIGINAL DATE
LAST UPDATED
1/23/06
HB 26
SHORT TITLE Santa Fe Teacher Science Instruction
SB
ANALYST Aguilar
APPROPRIATION (dollars in thousands)
Appropriation
Recurring
or Non-Rec
Fund
Affected
FY06
FY07
$30,000 Nonrecurring
General Fund
(Parenthesis ( ) Indicate Expenditure Decreases)
ESTIMATED ADDITIONAL OPERATING BUDGET IMPACT (dollars in thousands)
FY06
FY07
FY08 3 Year
Total Cost
Recurring
or Non-Rec
Fund
Affected
Total
Indeterminate
Nonrecurring General
Fund
(Parenthesis ( ) Indicate Expenditure Decreases)
SOURCES OF INFORMATION
LFC Files
SUMMARY
Synopsis of Bill
House Bill 26 appropriates $30 thousand from the general fund to the Public Education Depart-
ment for the purpose of contracting with a nonprofit organization to provide teacher training and
in-class mentors and to integrate hands-on science techniques into the standard curriculum in
Santa Fe.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS
Additional resources to develop an RFP, review proposals and provide financial oversight would
be required. The department has not provided as estimate at to the actual cost.
pg_0002
House Bill 26 Page 2
The appropriation of $30 thousand contained in this bill is a nonrecurring expense to the general
fund. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of fiscal year 2007 shall
revert to the general fund.
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