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THE STATE SCHOOL AID ACT OF 1979 (EXCERPT)
Act 94 of 1979

***** 388.1611s.amended THIS AMENDED SECTION IS EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2021. HOWEVER, SUBSECTION (3) OF THIS AMENDED SECTION APPLIES UPON ENACTMENT BEGINNING JULY 13, 2021: See compiler’s note following this section. *****

388.1611s.amended Services and programs for children residing within cities for which executive proclamation of emergency concerning drinking water issued under MCL 30.401 to 30.421; water emergency reserve fund; employment of school nurses, classroom aides, and school social workers; state early intervention services; school-day great start readiness program; nutritional services; interventions and supports for certain students; early childhood collaborative; contingency funds; payment schedule.

Sec. 11s.

  (1) From the state school aid fund money appropriated in section 11, there is allocated $5,000,000.00 for 2021-2022 and from the general fund money appropriated in section 11, there is allocated $3,075,000.00 for 2021-2022 for the purpose of providing services and programs to children who reside within the boundaries of a district with the majority of its territory located within the boundaries of a city for which an executive proclamation of emergency concerning drinking water is issued in the current or immediately preceding 6 fiscal years under the emergency management act, 1976 PA 390, MCL 30.401 to 30.421. From the funding appropriated in section 11, there is allocated for 2021-2022 $100.00 from the water emergency reserve fund for the purposes of this section.

  (2) From the general fund money allocated in subsection (1), there is allocated to a district with the majority of its territory located within the boundaries of a city for which an executive proclamation of emergency concerning drinking water is issued in the current or immediately preceding 6 fiscal years and that has at least 4,500 pupils in membership for the 2016-2017 fiscal year or has at least 3,000 pupils in membership for a fiscal year after 2016-2017, an amount not to exceed $2,425,000.00 for 2021-2022 for the purpose of employing school nurses, classroom aides, and school social workers. The district shall provide a report to the department in a form, manner, and frequency prescribed by the department. The department shall provide a copy of that report to the governor, the house and senate school aid subcommittees, the house and senate fiscal agencies, and the state budget director within 5 days after receipt. The report must provide at least the following information:

  (a) How many personnel were hired using the funds allocated under this subsection.

  (b) A description of the services provided to pupils by those personnel.

  (c) How many pupils received each type of service identified in subdivision (b).

  (d) Any other information the department considers necessary to ensure that the children described in subsection (1) received appropriate levels and types of services.

  (3) For 2020-2021, from the state school aid fund money appropriated in section 11, there is allocated $2,400,000.00, and, for 2021-2022, from the state school aid fund money allocated in subsection (1), there is allocated an amount not to exceed $2,000,000.00 to an intermediate district that has a constituent district described in subsection (2) to provide state early intervention services for children described in subsection (1) who are between age 3 and age 5. The intermediate district shall use these funds to provide state early intervention services that are similar to the services described in the early on Michigan state plan.

  (4) From the state school aid fund money allocated in subsection (1), there is allocated an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00 for 2021-2022 to the intermediate district described in subsection (3) to enroll children described in subsection (1) in school-day great start readiness programs, regardless of household income eligibility requirements contained in section 32d. The department shall administer this funding consistent with all other provisions that apply to great start readiness programs under sections 32d and 39.

  (5) For 2021-2022, from the general fund money allocated in subsection (1), there is allocated an amount not to exceed $650,000.00 for nutritional services to children described in subsection (1).

  (6) For 2021-2022, from the state school aid fund money allocated in subsection (1), there is allocated an amount not to exceed $2,000,000.00 to the intermediate district described in subsection (3) for interventions and supports for students in K to 12 who were impacted by an executive proclamation of emergency described in subsection (1) concerning drinking water. Funds under this subsection must be used for behavioral supports, social workers, counselors, psychologists, nursing services, including, but not limited to, vision and hearing services, transportation services, parental engagement, community coordination, and other support services.

  (7) In addition to the allocation under subsection (1), from the general fund money appropriated under section 11, there is allocated an amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00 for 2021-2022 only for an early childhood collaborative that serves students located in a county with a population of not less than 400,000 or more than 500,000. The funds allocated under this subsection must be used to continue the expansion of early childhood services in response to an executive proclamation of emergency described in this section concerning drinking water.

  (8) In addition to the allocation under subsection (1), from the general fund money appropriated under section 11, there is allocated an amount not to exceed $1,384,900.00 for 2021-2022 only for the early childhood collaborative described in subsection (7) to be used in support of enrollment software and staff. The collaborative described in this subsection may use back-office supports from Genesee Intermediate School District and the Genesee County Community Action Resource Department to reduce project costs for purposes of this subsection. The collaborative described in this subsection must ensure that all of the following are met:

  (a) It chooses an enrollment program for purposes of this subsection that provides families with all of the following:

  (i) A coordinated information campaign.

  (ii) Coordinated eligibility determination and preferences.

  (iii) A coordinated application.

  (iv) Highly qualified full-time and seasonal enrollment and analytics staff.

  (v) Content built with language services, program overhead, equipment, and supplies.

  (b) The enrollment program selected by the collaborative for purposes of this subsection has a record of improving enrollment in New Orleans.

  (c) The enrollment program selected by the collaborative for purposes of this subsection received funds from the C.S. Mott Foundation for the project.

  (d) It complies with application and reporting requirements as determined by the department.

  (e) It allocates the funds received under this subsection over 3 phases, to provide explicit, targeted enrollment within an individualized enrollment system that continually adjusts to a family’s needs.

  (9) In addition to other funding allocated and appropriated in this section, there is appropriated an amount not to exceed $5,000,000.00 for 2021-2022 for state restricted contingency funds. These contingency funds are not available for expenditure until they have been transferred to a section within this article under section 393(2) of the management and budget act, 1984 PA 431, MCL 18.1393.

  (10) Notwithstanding section 17b, the department shall make payments under this section on a schedule determined by the department.

  

  

History: Add. 2016, Act 249, Eff. Oct. 1, 2016 ;– Am. 2017, Act 108, Imd. Eff. July 14, 2017 ;– Am. 2018, Act 265, Eff. Oct. 1, 2018 ;– Am. 2019, Act 58, Eff. Oct. 1, 2019 ;– Am. 2020, Act 165, Eff. Oct. 1, 2020 ;– Am. 2021, Act 48, Eff. Oct. 1, 2021
Compiler’s Notes: Enacting section 3 of Act 48 of 2021 provides:”Enacting section 3. (1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (2), this amendatory act takes effect October 1, 2021.(2) Sections 6(8), 6a, 11, 11m, 11n, 11s(3), 22a, 22b, 24, 26c, 29a, 31d, 31f, 39a, 51a, 51c, 51d, 56, 62, 81, 104a, 147a, and 147e of the state school aid act of 1979, 1979 PA 94, MCL 388.1606, 388.1606a, 388.1611, 388.1611m, 388.1611n, 388.1611s, 388.1622a, 388.1622b, 388.1624, 388.1626c, 388.1629a, 388.1631d, 388.1631f, 388.1639a, 388.1651a, 388.1651c, 388.1651d, 388.1656, 388.1662, 388.1681, 388.1704a, 388.1747a, and 388.1747e, as amended and sections 11t, 31p, and 39(9) of the state school aid act of 1979, 1979 PA 94, as added by this amendatory act, take effect upon enactment of this amendatory act.”



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