


A BILL TO BE ENTITLED


AN ACT


relating to the basic allotment and the equalized wealth level 

under the public school finance system. 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: 

SECTION 1. Section 42.101(a), Education Code, is amended to 

read as follows: 

(a) For each student in average daily attendance, not 

including the time students spend each day in special education 

programs in an instructional arrangement other than mainstream or 

career and technology education programs, for which an additional 

allotment is made under Subchapter C, a district is entitled to an 

allotment equal to the lesser of $5,800 [$4,765] or the amount that 

results from the following formula: 

A = $5,800 [$4,765] X (DCR/MCR) 

where: 

"A" is the allotment to which a district is entitled; 

"DCR" is the district's compressed tax rate, which is the 

product of the state compression percentage, as determined under 

Section 42.2516, multiplied by the maintenance and operations tax 

rate adopted by the district for the 2005 tax year; and 

"MCR" is the state maximum compressed tax rate, which is the 

product of the state compression percentage, as determined under 

Section 42.2516, multiplied by $1.50. 

SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2017. 