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HF 618

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/31/2019 02:24pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; modifying the calculation of school district equalized
referendum levies; appropriating money;amending Minnesota Statutes 2018,
section 126C.17, subdivision 6.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 126C.17, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Referendum equalization levy.

(a) A district's referendum equalization levy
equals the sum of the first tier referendum equalization levy, the second tier referendum
equalization levy, and the third tier referendum equalization levy.

(b) A district's first tier referendum equalization levy equals the district's first tier
referendum equalization revenue times the lesser of one or the ratio of the district's
referendum market value per resident pupil unit to $880,000.new text begin For fiscal year 2021 and later,
a district's first tier referendum equalization levy must not exceed the amount raised by a
tax rate of 0.03 percent times the referendum market value of the district times the ratio of
the district's first tier referendum equalization allowance to $300.
new text end

(c) A district's second tier referendum equalization levy equals the district's second tier
referendum equalization revenue times the lesser of one or the ratio of the district's
referendum market value per resident pupil unit to $510,000.new text begin For fiscal year 2021 and later,
a district's second tier referendum equalization levy must not exceed the amount raised by
a tax rate of 0.08 percent times the referendum market value of the district times the ratio
of the district's second tier referendum equalization allowance to $460.
new text end

(d) A district's third tier referendum equalization levy equals the district's third tier
referendum equalization revenue times the lesser of one or the ratio of the district's
referendum market value per resident pupil unit to $290,000.new text begin For fiscal year 2021 and later,
a district's third tier referendum equalization levy must not exceed the amount raised by a
tax rate of 0.15 percent times the referendum market value of the district times the ratio of
the district's third tier referendum equalization allowance to an amount equal to 25 percent
of the formula allowance minus $760.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for taxes payable in 2020 and later.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin $....... in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of
education for additional general education aid.
new text end