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SF 293

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/07/2019 02:38pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to workforce development; education; requiring the commissioner of
education to collaborate on construction and skilled trades career counseling;
requiring a report on the safety of minors on construction sites;proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [120B.126] CONSTRUCTION AND SKILLED TRADES COUNSELING.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of education must collaborate with the commissioner of labor and
industry to incorporate construction and skilled trades into career counseling services for
middle and high school aged students. Career advisement should identify high-growth,
in-demand skilled trades and include information on various career paths and associated
jobs, the salary profiles of those jobs, and the credentials and other training desired by
employers for those jobs.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginREPORT ON THE SAFETY OF YOUTH IN SKILLED TRADES.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of labor and industry must study ways to allow for the safety of
middle and high school aged students who receive hands-on training in skilled trades,
including on location at construction sites. The report must identify safety precautions that
should be undertaken, including proposed legislation, if any. The commissioner must report
to the chairs and ranking minority members of legislative committees with jurisdiction over
labor and industry by January 15, 2020.
new text end