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

388.1623c Payments to eligible districts or intermediate districts for summer program teacher and staff incentives.

Sec. 23c.

  (1) From the federal fund money allocated under section 11n awarded to this state from the governor’s emergency education relief (GEER) fund under the coronavirus response and relief supplemental appropriations act, 2021, division M of Public Law 116-260, there is allocated for 2020-2021 an amount not to exceed $21,309,900.00 for payments to eligible districts or eligible intermediate districts described in subsection (3) to be used in the manner described in subsection (4).

  (2) To receive funding under this section, a district or intermediate district must apply for the funding in a form and manner prescribed by the department.

  (3) A district or intermediate district that meets all of the following is an eligible district or eligible intermediate district under this section:

  (a) The district or intermediate district is providing a summer program, credit recovery program, or both of these programs, as part of COVID-19 remediation services under section 23b.

  (b) The district or intermediate district agrees to pay each eligible teacher and eligible support staff member the payment described in subsection (3) by not later than 30 days after receiving the disbursement of funds under this section from the department.

  (c) In its application for funding under this section, the district or intermediate district includes the number of eligible teachers and eligible support staff members it intends to provide a payment to under subsection (4).

  (4) An eligible district or eligible intermediate district that receives funding under this section shall only use that funding as follows:

  (a) To provide a payment of $1,000.00 to each eligible teacher.

  (b) To provide a payment of $250.00 to each eligible support staff member.

  (5) An eligible teacher or eligible support staff member must not receive more than 1 payment under subsection (4). An eligible teacher or eligible support staff member who is assigned to teach in or assigned to provide his or her services for both a summer program and credit recovery program that is offered as part of COVID-19 remediation services under section 23b is subject to this subsection and must only receive 1 payment under subsection (4).

  (6) If funds allocated under this section are insufficient to fully fund calculations under this section, the department shall apply proration in equal proportion to the amount the eligible district or eligible intermediate district would have received under this section for eligible teachers and eligible support staff members but for the application of proration under this subsection.

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

  (8) As used in this section:

  (a) “Eligible support staff member” means an individual to whom both of the following apply:

  (i) The individual is employed by or assigned to work at the eligible district or eligible intermediate district described in subsection (3).

  (ii) The individual is assigned to provide his or her services as part of a summer program, credit recovery program, or both offered as part of COVID-19 remediation services described in section 23b.

  (b) “Eligible teacher” means an individual to whom both of the following apply:

  (i) The individual holds a valid Michigan teaching certificate or is otherwise permitted to teach in the public schools of this state under law.

  (ii) The individual is employed by or assigned to work at the eligible district or eligible intermediate district described in subsection (3).

  (iii) The individual is assigned to teach in a summer program, credit recovery program, or both offered as part of COVID-19 remediation services described in section 23b.

  

  

History: Add. 2021, Act 3, Imd. Eff. Mar. 9, 2021
Compiler’s Notes: Former MCL 388.1623c, which pertained to grants to public universities, was repealed by Act 336 of 1993, Eff. Oct. 1, 1994.


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