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SF 707

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/26/2021 10:09am

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

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; modifying the education partnership program;
defining Tier 3 grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020,
section 124D.99, subdivisions 2, 5.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 124D.99, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Definitions.

(a) For purposes of this section the terms defined in this subdivision
have the meanings given them.

(b) "Tier 1 grant" means a sustaining grant for the ongoing operation, stability, and
expansion of existing education partnership program locations.

(c) "Tier 2 grant" means an implementation grant for expanding activity in education
partnership program locations.

new text begin (d) "Tier 3 grant" means a community planning grant for initial planning and development
of education partnership program locations including organizational and planning functions
to identify partners, community supports, and services.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 124D.99, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Grants.

The commissioner shall award Tier 1 deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text begin,new text end Tier 2new text begin, and Tier 3new text end grants to
qualifying recipients that can demonstrate a nonstate source of funds, including in-kind
contributions.

Sec. 3. new text beginAPPROPRIATIONS; EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS COALITION FUND.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Commissioner of education. new text end

new text begin The sums indicated in this section are
appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of education for the fiscal years
designated.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Tier 1 grants. new text end

new text begin (a) For education partnership program Tier 1 sustaining grants
under Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.99:
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 4,600,000
new text end
new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2022
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 4,600,000
new text end
new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2023
new text end

new text begin (b) Of the amounts in paragraph (a), $2,300,000 each year is for the Northside
Achievement Zone and $2,300,000 each year is for the St. Paul Promise Neighborhood.
new text end

new text begin (c) The base for fiscal year 2024 is $4,600,000.
new text end

new text begin (d) Any balance in the first year does not cancel but is available in the second year.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Tier 2 implementing grants. new text end

new text begin (a) For Tier 2 implementing grants under
Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.99:
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new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 1,500,000
new text end
new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2022
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 1,500,000
new text end
new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2023
new text end

new text begin (b) Of the amounts in paragraph (a), $250,000 each year is for each of the following
programs:
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new text begin (1) the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative in Northfield;
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new text begin (2) the Jones Family Foundation for the Every Hand Joined program in Red Wing;
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new text begin (3) the United Way of Central Minnesota for the Partners for Student Success program;
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new text begin (4) Austin Aspires;
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new text begin (5) Rochester Area Foundation; and
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new text begin (6) Generation Next.
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new text begin (c) The base for fiscal year 2024 is $1,500,000. The base includes $250,000 each year
for each of the following programs:
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new text begin (1) the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative;
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new text begin (2) the Every Hand Joined program;
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new text begin (3) the Partners for Student Success program;
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new text begin (4) Austin Aspires;
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new text begin (5) Rochester Area Foundation; and
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new text begin (6) Generation Next.
new text end

new text begin (d) Any balance in the first year does not cancel but is available in the second year.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Tier 3 community planning grants. new text end

new text begin (a) For Tier 3 community planning grants
under Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.99:
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new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 500,000
new text end
new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2022
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 500,000
new text end
new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2023
new text end

new text begin (b) The base for fiscal year 2024 is $500,000 for grants of up to $100,000 per community.
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new text begin (c) Any balance in the first year does not cancel but is available in the second year.
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new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Administrative cost. new text end

new text begin (a) For department administration costs associated with
the education partnerships program under Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.99:
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new text begin $
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new text begin 330,000
new text end
new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2022
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 330,000
new text end
new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2023
new text end

new text begin (b) Any balance in the first year does not cancel but is available in the second year.
new text end