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HF 3937

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/23/2022 12:20pm

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; allowing a school board and nonpublic school to enter into
an agreement for nonpublic school student transportation; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2020, section 123B.86, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 123B.86, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Board control.

new text begin(a) new text endWhen transportation is provided, the scheduling of routes,
manner and method of transportation, control and discipline of school children and any
other matter relating thereto shall be within the sole discretion, control and management of
the board.

new text begin (b) A school board and a nonpublic school may mutually agree to a written plan for the
board to provide nonpublic pupil transportation to nonpublic school students.
new text end

new text begin (1) A school board that provides pupil transportation through its employees may transport
nonpublic school students according to the plan and retain the nonpublic pupil transportation
aid attributable to that plan. A nonpublic school may make a payment to the school district
to cover additional transportation services agreed to in the written plan for nonpublic pupil
transportation services not required under sections 123B.84 to 123B.87.
new text end

new text begin (2) A school board that contracts for pupil transportation services may enter into a
contractual arrangement with a school bus contractor according to the written plan adopted
by the school board and the nonpublic school to transport nonpublic school students and
retain the nonpublic pupil transportation aid attributable to that plan for purposes of paying
the school bus contractor. A nonpublic school may make a payment to the school district
to cover additional transportation services agreed to in the written plan for nonpublic pupil
transportation services included in the contract that are not required under sections 123B.84
to 123B.87.
new text end

new text begin (c) The school district must report the number of nonpublic school students transported
and the nonpublic pupil transportation expenditures incurred under paragraph (b) in the
form and manner specified by the commissioner.
new text end