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HF 1341

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/20/2019 12:54pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/15/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for water safety grant program.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; WATER SAFETY GRANTS.
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new text begin (a) $500,000 in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the arts and cultural heritage fund
to the commissioner of education for a water safety grant program. The commissioner of
education must determine the criteria for allocating grants among eligible applicants. If all
funds are not awarded to grantees in fiscal year 2020, the commissioner may award additional
grants in fiscal year 2021. Grant awards must be used for the following purposes:
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new text begin (1) to provide low-income and at-risk children with scholarships for swimming lessons
based on nationally recognized water safety curriculum;
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new text begin (2) to hire water safety instructors or life guards; or
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new text begin (3) to train water safety instructors or life guards in nationally recognized water safety
practices and instruction.
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new text begin (b) Any balance in the first year does not cancel but is available in the second year.
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