Montana Code Annotated 2019



Part 8. Emergency School Closure

Rate Of Reduction In Annual Apportionment Entitlement

20-9-805. Rate of reduction in annual apportionment entitlement. (1) Except as provided in 20-9-806(2), for each hour short of the minimum number of aggregate hours required by law that a school district fails to conduct by reason of one or more unforeseen emergencies, the superintendent of public instruction shall reduce the equalization apportionment and entitlement of the district for that school year by a proportionate amount.

(2) Kindergarten, grade 1 through 3, and grade 4 through 12 programs must be considered separately for the purpose of computing compliance with minimum aggregate hour requirements and any loss of apportionment.

History: En. Sec. 5, Ch. 288, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 7, Ch. 299, L. 1985; amd. Sec. 14, Ch. 138, L. 2005.