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February 18, 2004

Senate Bill 1280: Expanding the Scholarship Tax Credit

Sponsor:
Senators Anderson, Blendu, Harper, Martin, Verschoor, Weiers: Burns, Jarrett, Leff; Representative Stump.

Summary:
The AZ Scholarship tax credit currently only serves private schools. This bill would expand its scope.

Status:

02/02/2004SENATE FIRST READ
02/03/2004SECOND READ
02/03/2004ASSIGNED TO EDUCATION COMMITTEE
02/03/2004ASSIGNED TO FINANCE COMMITTEE
02/03/2004ASSIGNED TO RULES COMMITTEE
02/09/2004FINANCE COMMITTEE ACTION: DO PASS
02/16/2004EDUCATION COMMITTEE ACTION: HELD

Action Requested:

  1. Please call Senator Toni Hellon, the Chair of the Education Committee, at 602-926-4326. Please say, "Please support SB 1280. Corporations pay taxes to support the public schools: please let them help support private schools, too."
  2. Please call Senator Albert Hale at 602-926-4323. Say, "Please vote for SB 1280. The Senate Finance Committee says Arizona can afford it. Make sure the Education Committee supports more options for Arizona children."

HSLDA's Position:
Support. This bill would give more power to parents to make educational choices for their children.

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