Funds are not sufficient in the FY 2010 through FY 2013 budget and financial plan to implement the provisions of the proposed legislation. Implementing the legislation is estimated to cost $229,000 in FY 2010 and $8.5 million over the budget and financial plan period.
Further, writes Gerald, the amendments resulted in legislation that is confusing and contrary to the mission of the agency.
The legislation changes reporting requirements for missed school days from 20 to 10.
The City Council anticipates the bill will go into effect February 23, 2011.