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HF 165

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 01/24/2013 01:28pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 01/24/2013

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; creating additional funding sources for students
in approved recovery programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2012, sections 126C.01, by adding a subdivision; 126C.05, subdivision
8; 126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new
law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [124D.695] APPROVED RECOVERY PROGRAM FUNDING.
new text end

new text begin An approved recovery program, as defined in section 126C.01, subdivision 12, is
eligible for recovery program support staff aid under this section. Recovery support staff
means licensed alcohol and chemical dependency counselors, licensed school counselors,
licensed school psychologists, licensed school nurses, and licensed school social workers.
Recovery program support staff aid for each approved recovery program equals 20 percent
of the salary of each recovery support staff person, prorated for the portion of the school
day that the support staff person spends in the approved recovery program.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for revenue for fiscal years 2014
and later.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 126C.01, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 12. new text end

new text begin Approved recovery program. new text end

new text begin "Approved recovery program" means
a course of instruction offered by a recovery school that provides academic services,
assistance with recovery, and continuing care to students recovering from substance abuse
or dependency. A recovery program may be offered in a transitional academic setting
designed to meet graduation requirements. A recovery program must be approved by the
commissioner of education. The commissioner may specify the manner and form of the
application for the approval of a recovery school or recovery program.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 126C.05, subdivision 8, is amended to read:


Subd. 8.

Average daily membership.

(a) Membership for pupils in grades
kindergarten through 12 and for prekindergarten pupils with disabilities shall mean the
number of pupils on the current roll of the school, counted from the date of entry until
withdrawal. The date of withdrawal shall mean the day the pupil permanently leaves
the school or the date it is officially known that the pupil has left or has been legally
excused. However, a pupil, regardless of age, who has been absent from school for 15
consecutive school days during the regular school year or for five consecutive school days
during summer school or intersession classes of flexible school year programs without
receiving instruction in the home or hospital shall be dropped from the roll and classified
as withdrawn. Nothing in this section shall be construed as waiving the compulsory
attendance provisions cited in section 120A.22. Average daily membership equals the
sum for all pupils of the number of days of the school year each pupil is enrolled in the
district's schools divided by the number of days the schools are in session. Days of
summer school or intersession classes of flexible school year programs are only included
in the computation of membership for pupils with a disability not appropriately served
primarily in the regular classroom.

new text begin (b) new text endA studentnew text begin, other than a pupil in an approved recovery program,new text end must not be
counted as more than 1.2 pupils in average daily membership under this section. When the
initial total average daily membership exceeds 1.2 for a pupil enrolled in more than one
school district during the fiscal year, each district's average daily membership must be
reduced proportionately.

new text begin (c) A student in an approved recovery program must not be counted as more than 1.7
pupils in average daily membership under this section. When the initial total average daily
membership exceeds 1.7 for a pupil enrolled in more than one school district during the
fiscal year, each district's average daily membership must be reduced proportionately.
new text end

deleted text begin (b)deleted text endnew text begin (d)new text end A student must not be counted as more than one pupil in average daily
membership except for purposes of section 126C.10, deleted text beginsubdivisiondeleted text endnew text begin subdivisionsnew text end 2anew text begin and 2dnew text end.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for revenue for fiscal years 2014
and later.
new text end

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

General education revenue.

The general education revenue for each
district equals the sum of the district's basic revenue, extended time revenue, gifted and
talented revenue, small schools revenue,new text begin recovery program revenue,new text end basic skills revenue,
training and experience revenue, secondary sparsity revenue, elementary sparsity revenue,
transportation sparsity revenue, total operating capital revenue, equity revenue, alternative
teacher compensation revenue, and transition revenue.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for revenue for fiscal years 2014
and later.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 126C.10, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 2d. new text end

new text begin Recovery program revenue. new text end

new text begin A school district's recovery program
revenue equals the basic formula allowance for that year times the sum of the adjusted
marginal cost pupil units of the district for each pupil in average daily membership in
excess of 1.2 and less than 1.7 according to section 126C.05, subdivision 8, paragraph (c).
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for revenue for fiscal years 2014
and later.
new text end

Sec. 6. new text beginAPPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Department of Education. new text end

new text begin The sums indicated in this section are
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Education for the fiscal years
designated.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin General education aid; approved recovery schools. new text end

new text begin For additional
general education aid for approved recovery programs under Minnesota Statutes, section
126C.10, subdivision 2d:
new text end

new text begin $
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new text begin 2014
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new text begin 2015
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new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Approved recovery program support staff aid. new text end

new text begin For recovery program
support staff aid under Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.695:
new text end

new text begin $
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new text begin 2014
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new text begin 2015
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