Ed Committee votes to delay reorganization penalties

Yesterday afternoon (Wednesday, 2/03/2010) the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee preliminarily voted in favor of delaying penalties to non-conforming units for 2 years. This will be reflected as an amendment to the budget the Ed Committee will present to the Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee today at 3:00pm.

Roll call of the Committee:

Alfond – yes
Schneider – yes
Weston – yes
Sutherland – yes
Finch – absent
Casavant – no
Wagner – yes
Lovejoy – no
Nelson – no
Rankin – yes
Richardson – yes
McFadden – yes
Johnson – yes

[On Thursday, Rep Finch added his vote to the majority. Report is 10-3]