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HF 63

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/14/2019 01:59pm

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to workforce development; appropriating money for Bridges to Healthcare.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
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new text begin $350,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $350,000 in fiscal year 2021 are appropriated from the
workforce development fund to the commissioner of employment and economic development
for a grant to Bridges to Healthcare to provide career education, wraparound support services,
and job skills training in high-demand health care fields to low-income parents, nonnative
speakers of English, and other hard-to-train individuals, helping families build secure
pathways out of poverty while also addressing worker shortages in one of Minnesota's most
innovative industries. Funds may be used for program expenses, including but not limited
to hiring instructors and navigators; space rental; and supportive services to help participants
attend classes, including assistance with course fees, child care, transportation, and safe and
stable housing. In addition, up to five percent of grant funds may be used for Bridges to
Healthcare's administrative costs. This is a onetime appropriation and is available until June
30, 2022.
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