Notwithstanding subdivision (b) of Section 42280 or any other provision of law, a unified school district that is the only school district in a county, that has received more than two million seven hundred thousand dollars ($2,700,000) in federal Forest Reserve funds in the 1992-93 school year and less than one million three hundred thousand dollars ($1,300,000) in federal Forest Reserve funds in the 1996-97 school year, and that has fewer than 4,501 units of average daily attendance in the 1997-98 school year or in subsequent school years shall be eligible to receive apportionments pursuant to the schedules for a "necessary small school" and a "necessary small high school," as set forth in this article, for up to the total number of schools in the district that would have met the criteria for classification as a necessary small school or a necessary small high school in the 1996-97 fiscal year, if the district had fewer than 2,501 units of average daily attendance in the 1996-97 fiscal year, except that this section does not apply in a school year in which an otherwise eligible school district receives more than two million dollars ($2,000,000) in federal Forest Reserve funds.
(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 105, Sec. 1.)
Education Code 42280