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HF 837

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/07/2019 02:06pm

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

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A bill for an act
relating to early childhood screening; appropriating money; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2018, section 121A.19.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 121A.19, is amended to read:


121A.19 DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING AID.

new text begin (a) new text endEach school year, the state must pay a district for each child or student screened by
the district according to the requirements of section 121A.17. The amount of state aid for
each child or student screened deleted text beginshall bedeleted text endnew text begin isnew text end:

(1) deleted text begin$75deleted text endnew text begin $94new text end for a child screened at age three;

(2) deleted text begin$50deleted text endnew text begin $63new text end for a child screened at age four;

(3) deleted text begin$40deleted text endnew text begin $50new text end for a child screened at age five or six prior to kindergarten; and

(4) deleted text begin$30deleted text endnew text begin $38new text end for a student screened within 30 days after first enrolling in a public school
kindergarten if the student has not previously been screened according to the requirements
of section 121A.17.

new text begin (b)new text end If this amount of aid is insufficient, the district may permanently transfer from the
general fund an amount that, when added to the aid, is sufficient.

new text begin (c)new text end Developmental screening aid shall not be paid for any student who is screened more
than 30 days after the first day of attendance at a public school kindergarten, except if a
student transfers to another public school kindergarten within 30 days after first enrolling
in a Minnesota public school kindergarten program. In this case, if the student has not been
screened, the district to which the student transfers may receive developmental screening
aid for screening that student when the screening is performed within 30 days of the transfer
date.

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING AID.
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 in the fiscal year
designated.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Developmental screening aid. new text end

new text begin For developmental screening aid under
Minnesota Statutes, section 121A.19:
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