2007 -- S 0157 SUBSTITUTE A
A N A C T
RELATING TO EDUCATION -- COVENTRY
Introduced By: Senators Raptakis, Blais, Breene, Maselli, and McCaffrey
Date Introduced: January 31, 2007
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Chapter 16-19 of the General Laws entitled "Compulsory Attendance" is
hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
16-19-1.1. Grants and gifts -- Acceptance and expenditure -- Coventry. – (a) The
Coventry school department or school committee may accept any and all donations, gifts and
grants of money, equipment, supplies, materials and services, conditional or otherwise, from any
state, the federal government, or any governmental entity or agency; or from any person, firm,
association, foundation or corporation, and shall receive, utilize and dispose of the same pursuant
to the express terms or conditions stipulated by such donation, gift or grant.
(b) Any amounts so received shall be deposited with the town treasurer and shall be held
as a separate account and may be expended by such school department or school committee
receiving the grant, gift or donations without further appropriation.
(c) If the express terms or conditions of the donation, gift or grant so stipulate, interest
on the donated, gifted or granted funds may remain with and become a part of the donation, gift
or grant account and may be expended as part of the donation, gift or grant by the school
department or school committee receiving the donation, gift or grant without further
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.