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HF 825

1st Division Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/14/2019 09:08am

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A bill for an act
relating to child care; appropriating money for a pilot program creating two
women-run cooperative child care businesses in low-income areas; requiring
reports.

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

Section 1. new text beginWOMENVENTURE COOPERATIVE CHILD CARE BUSINESSES;
APPROPRIATION.
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new text begin $225,000 in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of employment and economic development for a grant to WomenVenture to provide business
training, mentoring, technical assistance, and loans in order to establish two pilot women-run
cooperative child care businesses in low-income areas. The commissioner shall report data
on outcomes and recommendations for replication of this pilot program throughout Minnesota
to the governor and the legislative committees with jurisdiction over child care by January
31, 2022. This is a onetime appropriation and funds are available until June 30, 2021.
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