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HF 310

as introduced - 82nd Legislature (2001 - 2002) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 01/22/2001

Current Version - as introduced

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to education finance; establishing funding 
  1.3             for voluntary, full-day kindergarten; appropriating 
  1.4             money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 
  1.5             126C.05, subdivision 1. 
  1.7      Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.05, 
  1.8   subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
  1.9      Subdivision 1.  [PUPIL UNIT.] Pupil units for each 
  1.10  Minnesota resident pupil in average daily membership enrolled in 
  1.11  the district of residence, in another district under sections 
  1.12  123A.05 to 123A.08, 124D.03, 124D.06, 124D.07, 124D.08, or 
  1.13  124D.68; in a charter school under section 124D.10; or for whom 
  1.14  the resident district pays tuition under section 123A.18, 
  1.15  123A.22, 123A.30, 123A.32, 123A.44, 123A.488, 123B.88, 
  1.16  subdivision 4, 124D.04, 124D.05, 125A.03 to 125A.24, 125A.51, or 
  1.17  125A.65, shall be counted according to this subdivision.  
  1.18     (a) A prekindergarten pupil with a disability who is 
  1.19  enrolled in a program approved by the commissioner and has an 
  1.20  individual education plan is counted as the ratio of the number 
  1.21  of hours of assessment and education service to 825 times 1.25 
  1.22  with a minimum of 0.28, but not more than 1.25. 
  1.23     (b) A prekindergarten pupil who is assessed but determined 
  1.24  not to be handicapped is counted as the ratio of the number of 
  1.25  hours of assessment service to 825 times 1.25.  
  2.1      (c) A kindergarten pupil with a disability who is enrolled 
  2.2   in a program approved by the commissioner is counted as the 
  2.3   ratio of the number of hours of assessment and education 
  2.4   services required in the fiscal year by the pupil's individual 
  2.5   education program plan to 875, but not more than one. 
  2.6      (d) A kindergarten pupil who is not included in paragraph 
  2.7   (c) is counted as .557 of a 1.115 pupil unit for fiscal year 
  2.8   2000 and thereafter units times the lesser of one, or the ratio 
  2.9   of the number of hours attended to 875. 
  2.10     (e) A pupil who is in any of grades 1 to 3 is counted as 
  2.11  1.115 pupil units for fiscal year 2000 and thereafter. 
  2.12     (f) A pupil who is any of grades 4 to 6 is counted as 1.06 
  2.13  pupil units for fiscal year 1995 and thereafter. 
  2.14     (g) A pupil who is in any of grades 7 to 12 is counted as 
  2.15  1.3 pupil units.  
  2.16     (h) A pupil who is in the post-secondary enrollment options 
  2.17  program is counted as 1.3 pupil units.  
  2.18     [EFFECTIVE DATE.] This section is effective July 1, 2001, 
  2.19  for revenue for fiscal year 2002 and later. 
  2.20     Sec. 2.  [APPROPRIATION.] 
  2.21     $120,000,000 is appropriated in fiscal year 2002 from the 
  2.22  general fund to the commissioner of children, families, and 
  2.23  learning for the purpose of paying the costs associated with 
  2.24  voluntary, full-day kindergarten.  This appropriation is in 
  2.25  addition to any other appropriation for this purpose.