To amend the Pre-K Enhancement and Expansion Amendment Act of 2008 to include pre-K age students identified as at-risk in the allocation of funding that each provider receives.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Early Learning Equity in Funding Amendment Act of 2017".
Amend § 38-271.06
Sec. 2. Section 106(b)(1) of the Pre-K Enhancement and Expansion Amendment Act of 2008, effective July 18, 2008 (D.C. Law 17-202; D.C. Official Code § 38-271.06(b)(1)), is amended to read as follows:
"(1)(A) For each provider that meets the high-quality standards established pursuant to
"(i) An amount equal to the per student funding formula, established pursuant to
"(ii) A supplemental allocation equal to the supplemental allocation provided in
"(B) For the purposes of this paragraph, the term "at-risk" means a pre-K age child who is identified as one or more of the following:
"(ii) In the District's foster care system; or
"(iii) Qualifies for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.".
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).
Sec. 4. Effective date.
This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.