RS30116 / H0113
This legislation allows charter school authorizers to consider the student body make up of a charter school
during the certification and recertification process. It also clarifies that: an entity that does not charge a fee
is not considered an education services provider; a charter school can work with a comprehensive education
services provider, and a provision in a contract between a charter school and a vender that requires the vendor
to forgive the debt of the school is beneficial to the school's financial stability. Finally, it allows local school
districts to authorize virtual charter schools.
There is no fiscal impact as much of the legislation allows for the continuation of what has been occurring in
Idaho for approximately 20 years, and the language creates flexibility for charter school authorizers to make
decisions rather than create new programs or mandates requiring funds or extra personnel.
Representative Judy Boyle
(208) 332-1000
Senator Lori Den Hartog
(208) 332-1000
DISCLAIMER: This statement of purpose and fiscal note are a mere attachment to this bill and prepared by a proponent
of the bill. It is neither intended as an expression of legislative intent nor intended for any use outside of the legislative
process, including judicial review (Joint Rule 18).
Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Note Bill SOP/FN REVISED: 03/02/2023, 3:22 PM

Statutes affected:
Bill Text: 33-5202A, 33-5203, 33-5205, 33-5205B, 33-5206, 33-5209A, 33-5209B