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HF 2711

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 11:32pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 02/03/2010

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education; requiring school districts to use certified mail to notify
parents when their children are suspended from school; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2008, section 121A.46, subdivision 3.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 121A.46, subdivision 3, is amended to

Subd. 3.

Written notice of grounds for suspension.

A written notice containing
the grounds for suspension, a brief statement of the facts, a description of the testimony, a
readmission plan, and a copy of sections 121A.40 to 121A.56, shall be personally served
upon the pupil at or before the time the suspension is to take effect, and upon the pupil's
parent or guardian by new text begincertified new text endmail within 48 hours of the conference. The district
shall make reasonable efforts to notify the parents of the suspension by telephonenew text begin, or by
electronic means if the parents previously requested electronic notice for this purpose,
new text end as
soon as possible following suspension. deleted text beginIn the eventdeleted text endnew text begin Ifnew text end a pupil is suspended without an
informal administrative conference on the grounds that the pupil will create an immediate
and substantial danger to surrounding persons or property, the written notice shall be
served upon the pupil and the pupil's parent or guardian within 48 hours of the suspension.
Service by mail is complete upon mailing.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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