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HF 2352

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/13/2019 04:53pm

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; authorizing school districts to use long-term facilities
maintenance revenue for projects that increase the safety and security of school
facilities; establishing a supplemental aid program to pay a portion of the costs for
school district projects that increase the safety and security of school facilities;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 123B.595, subdivision 7, by adding
a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 123B.595, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 1a. new text end

new text begin Stimulus revenue for safety and security projects. new text end

new text begin (a) For fiscal years .......
to ....... only, a district's revenue under subdivision 1 is increased by an amount equal to the
cost approved by the commissioner for remodeling and equipping existing school facilities
to increase the safety and security of students and staff.
new text end

new text begin (b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), for any fiscal year, the additional revenue under this
subdivision must not exceed $....... times the district's adjusted pupil units.
new text end

new text begin (c) Notwithstanding subdivisions 10 and 11, increased revenue under this subdivision
may be used only for projects related to remodeling and equipping existing school facilities
to increase the safety and security of students and staff.
new text end

new text begin (d) Notwithstanding subdivision 4, the facilities plan for a district generating revenue
under this subdivision must include provisions for increasing the safety and security of
school facilities.
new text end

new text begin (e) For a district financing approved safety and security projects through an annual levy,
the board must describe the projects in the facilities plan under subdivision 4 and certify
the levy no later than December 31, .......
new text end

new text begin (f) For a district financing approved safety and security projects through the issuance
of bonds, the board must describe the projects in the facilities plan under subdivision 4 and
certify the required debt service levy no later than December 31, ......., consistent with the
requirements of subdivision 4, paragraph (c).
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 123B.595, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Long-term facilities maintenance equalization revenue.

(a) For fiscal year
2017 only, a district's long-term facilities maintenance equalization revenue equals the lesser
of (1) $193 times the adjusted pupil units or (2) the district's revenue under subdivision 1.

(b) For fiscal year 2018 only, a district's long-term facilities maintenance equalization
revenue equals the lesser of (1) $292 times the adjusted pupil units or (2) the district's
revenue under subdivision 1.

(c) For fiscal year 2019 and later, a district's long-term facilities maintenance equalization
revenue equals the lesser of (1) $380 times the adjusted pupil units or (2) the district's
revenue under subdivision 1.

(d) Notwithstanding paragraphs (a) to (c), a district's long-term facilities maintenance
equalization revenue must not be less than the lesser of the district's long-term facilities
maintenance revenue or the amount of aid the district received for fiscal year 2015 undernew text begin
Minnesota Statutes 2014,
new text end section 123B.59, subdivision 6.

new text begin (e) Notwithstanding paragraph (c), for fiscal years ....... to ......., a district's long-term
facilities maintenance equalization revenue equals the lesser of (1) $....... times the adjusted
pupil units or (2) the district's revenue under subdivision 1.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2019.
new text end