Montana Code Annotated 2019



Part 9. Supplemental Funding for Innovative Educational Programs

Educational Improvement Account -- Revenue Allocated -- Appropriations From Account

20-9-905. (Temporary) Educational improvement account -- revenue allocated -- appropriations from account. (1) There is an educational improvement account in the state special revenue fund established in 17-2-102. The funds in the account must be administered by the superintendent of public instruction.

(2) The superintendent of public instruction shall accept donations for the purpose of funding innovative educational programs and deposit the donations into the account. The department shall preapprove tax credits for donations as provided in 15-30-3110. In order to implement and administer the provisions of this part, the department and the superintendent of public instruction shall exchange taxpayer information and develop policies to prevent the unauthorized disclosure of confidential records and information.

(3) Interest and earnings on the account must be deposited in the account.

(4) Money in the account is statutorily appropriated, as provided in 17-7-502, to the superintendent of public instruction for administrative expenses and for supplemental funding to public schools as provided in 20-9-904. (Terminates December 31, 2023--sec. 33, Ch. 457, L. 2015.)

History: En. Sec. 5, Ch. 457, L. 2015.