Cal. Educ. Code § 56836.045

Current through 2020 Legislative Session
Section 56836.045 - Computations dependent on statutory changes

For the 2020-21 fiscal year, the Superintendent shall only make the computations described in paragraph (3) of subdivision (b) of Section 56836.08 and Section 56836.40 upon receiving a joint notification from the Director of Finance, or the director's designee, and the chairperson and vice chairperson of the Joint Legislative Budget Committee, or their designees, that a bill providing for appropriations related to the budget bill, within the meaning of subdivision (e) of Section 12 of Article IV of the California Constitution, that is identified in the Budget Act of 2020 makes statutory changes designed to improve the academic outcomes of individuals with exceptional needs. These statutory changes may include, but are not limited to, all of the following topics:

(a) An examination of the role of special education local plan areas in the delivery of special education services and supports for individuals with exceptional needs, including increasing accountability and incorporation into the statewide system of support.
(b) Expansion of inclusive practices to ensure that every individual with exceptional needs has access to learn in the least restrictive environment.
(c) Opportunities for local educational agencies to receive state and regional support to address disproportionality of special education identification, placement, and discipline, as applicable, and ensure equitable access to services for individuals with exceptional needs.
(d) Review of existing funding allocations for special education, including, but not limited to, computations made pursuant to Sections 56836.08 and 56836.40.

Ca. Educ. Code § 56836.045

Added by Stats 2019 ch 51 (SB 75),s 51, eff. 7/1/2019.