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Prop 39 Plan Approved: Governor Signs Budget Bill

Governor Brown has signed the California budget bill, the final step in approval of the Legislature’s plan for distributing Prop 39 funds to schools in the state.

Details of the agreement regarding distribution of funds, including an estimate of the amounts available in year one, can be found in a document provided by the legislature. Click here to view this summary. The bill establishes an annual deadline of August 1 for proposals from schools seeking to access these funds; although the funds will be sent to districts from the Department of Education, proposals must be approved by the California Energy Commission (CEC).

CEC is currently working on guidelines for the proposals.