(1) The administrative
official of the eligible public school district shall submit a "Traffic
Education Program Reimbursement Request" (a certified list of pupils who have
completed a state-approved traffic education program) on or before July 10 for
all students who completed the program during the preceding fiscal year.
(2) Reimbursement per
student shall be based on the completion of at least 50% of the classroom portion
and 50% of the behind-the-wheel portion of the course, and minimum age
requirements. Reimbursement per student shall be paid whether the student
passed or failed the course.
(3) On or before August 31
of each year, the superintendent of public instruction shall disburse to the
eligible public school districts the amount of traffic education reimbursement
money to which they are entitled based on the number of students listed on the
reimbursement forms and on the money available for reimbursement in the state
traffic education account.
education reimbursements received by eligible public school districts must be
deposited in the district's traffic education fund and shall only be expended
for traffic education related expenses.
reimbursement for traffic education shall not be issued to public school
districts that provide traffic education with unapproved teachers or operate a
traffic education program not in compliance with Montana statutory and