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Budget Summary FY2010

Outside Section 136
Data Current as of:  1/26/2010

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Special Education Inflation Rate Freeze

SECTION 136.   Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the operational services division, which, under section 22N of chapter 7 of the General Laws, is responsible for determining prices for programs under chapter 71B of the General Laws, shall set those prices in fiscal year 2010 at the same level calculated for fiscal year 2009, except the prices for those programs for extraordinary relief and reconstruction, as defined in the division's regulations; provided, however, that programs for which prices in fiscal year 2009 were lower than the full amount permitted by the division may charge in fiscal year 2010 the full price calculated for fiscal year 2009; provided further, that the operational services division shall authorize a minimum price for the program to charge out-of-state purchasers; and provided further that, upon request of a program, the division shall determine the minimum price for out-of-state purchasers by identifying the most recent price calculated for the program and applying the estimated rates of inflation which are established by December 1 of each year pursuant to said section 22N of said chapter 7 in a compounded manner for each fiscal year following the most recent calculated price.