Title 53A Chapter 17a Section 136

State System of Public Education
Minimum School Program Act
Section 136
Cost of operation and maintenance of minimum school program -- Division between state and school districts.

            

53A-17a-136.   Cost of operation and maintenance of minimum school program -- Division between state and school districts.

            (1) The total cost of operation and maintenance of the minimum school program in the state is divided between the state and school districts as follows:

            (a) Each school district shall impose a minimum basic tax rate on all taxable, tangible property in the school district and shall contribute the tax proceeds toward the cost of the basic program as provided in this chapter.

            (b) Each school district may also impose a levy for the purpose of participating in the levy programs provided in Section 53A-17a-133 or 53A-17a-164.

            (c) The state shall contribute the balance of the total costs.

            (2) The contributions by the school districts and by the state are computed separately for the purpose of determining their respective contributions to the basic program and to the levy programs provided in Section 53A-17a-133 or 53A-17a-164.


Amended by Chapter 371, 2011 General Session