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SB 1216-Act 136 Addresses School Transportation Subsidies for 2020-2021 School Year

12/20/2020| Reference Number : 259.164| School Bus, Legislative/Regulatory | | Return|

On Nov. 25, 2020 Governor Wolf signed SB 1216/Act 136 which included language addressing school transportation subsidies for the 2020-2021 school year. The new law assures that Pennsylvania schools will receive a transportation subsidy payment from the Pennsylvania Department of Education equal to the amount allocated for the previous school year if the school pays their contracted transportation provider as if there were no COVID-19 interruptions in the 2020-2021 reduced school year minus variable costs. Details follow.

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