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March 4, 2009

House Bill 335: Tax Fairness in Education

Authors:
Reps. Stam, McComas, Killian, Barnhart

Summary:
This is a tax credit bill, allowing for a credit of $1,250 per semester for each child in a nonpublic school or for each child paying tuition at a public school. The credit for public school tuition could not exceed the amount of the tuition. There is also a provision in this bill for the county board of supervisors to appropriate up to $500 per child per year for nonpublic school students.

Status:

2/26/2009 (House) Filed
3/2/2009 (House) Passed first reading
3/2/2009 (House) Referred to the Committee on Education, if favorable, Finance

Bill died when legislature adjourned.

HSLDA's Position:
This bill should not be supported in its present form because of the appropriation of public funds to educate nonpublic school students.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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Bill History