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HF 251

as introduced - 79th Legislature (1995 - 1996) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 08/14/1998

Current Version - as introduced

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to education; providing additional access to 
  1.3             the capital levy for interactive television; amending 
  1.4             Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 124.91, subdivision 5.
  1.6      Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 124.91, 
  1.7   subdivision 5, is amended to read: 
  1.8      Subd. 5.  [INTERACTIVE TELEVISION.] (a) A school 
  1.9   district with its central administrative office located within 
  1.10  economic development region one, two, three, four, five, six, 
  1.11  seven, eight, nine, and ten may apply to the commissioner of 
  1.12  education for ITV revenue up to the greater of .5 percent of the 
  1.13  adjusted net tax capacity of the district or $25,000 for the 
  1.14  construction, maintenance, and lease costs of an interactive 
  1.15  television system for instructional purposes.  The approval by 
  1.16  the commissioner of education and the application procedures set 
  1.17  forth in subdivision 1 shall apply to the revenue in this 
  1.18  subdivision.  In granting the approval, the commissioner must 
  1.19  consider whether the district is maximizing efficiency through 
  1.20  peak use and off-peak use pricing structures. 
  1.21     (b) To obtain ITV revenue, a district may levy an amount 
  1.22  not to exceed the district's ITV revenue times the lesser of one 
  1.23  or the ratio of: 
  1.24     (1) the quotient derived by dividing the adjusted net tax 
  1.25  capacity of the district for the year before the year the levy 
  2.1   is certified by the actual pupil units in the district for the 
  2.2   year to which the levy is attributable; to 
  2.3      (2) 100 percent of the equalizing factor as defined in 
  2.4   section 124A.02, subdivision 8, for the year to which the levy 
  2.5   is attributable. 
  2.6      (c) A district's ITV aid is the difference between its ITV 
  2.7   revenue and the ITV levy. 
  2.8      (d) The revenue in the first year after reorganization for 
  2.9   a district that has reorganized under section 122.22, 122.23, or 
  2.10  122.241 to 122.247 shall be the greater of: 
  2.11     (1) the revenue computed for the reorganized district under 
  2.12  paragraph (a), or 
  2.13     (2)(i) for two districts that reorganized, 75 percent of 
  2.14  the revenue computed as if the districts involved in the 
  2.15  reorganization were separate, or 
  2.16     (ii) for three or more districts that reorganized, 50 
  2.17  percent of the revenue computed as if the districts involved in 
  2.18  the reorganization were separate.