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SF 10

as introduced - 91st Legislature, 2020 4th Special Session (2020 - 2020) Posted on 09/12/2020 07:47am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; directing the commissioner of education to adjust
pupil units for certain fiscal year 2021 revenue formulas.

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

Section 1. new text beginADJUSTING PUPIL UNITS FOR CERTAIN SCHOOL REVENUE
FORMULAS.
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new text begin (a) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, for fiscal year 2021 revenue only, the
commissioner of education must adjust the 2020-2021 school year pupil units of a school
district or charter school used to calculate revenue for the following programs to ensure that
state aid payments and district levy amounts do not fall below the amount estimated for
fiscal year 2021 based on the February 2020 forecast. The commissioner may adjust the
following formulas:
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new text begin (1) general education revenue under Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.10, excluding
declining enrollment revenue in subdivision 2d;
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new text begin (2) referendum revenue under Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.17;
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new text begin (3) capital levies under Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.40;
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new text begin (4) English learner aid under Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.65;
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new text begin (5) special education revenue under Minnesota Statutes, section 125A.76;
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new text begin (6) achievement and integration revenue under Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.862;
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new text begin (7) charter school building lease aid under Minnesota Statutes, section 124E.22;
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new text begin (8) long-term facilities maintenance revenue under Minnesota Statutes, section 123B.595;
and
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new text begin (9) safe schools levy under Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.44.
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new text begin (b) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, for declining enrollment revenue for fiscal
year 2021 only, the commissioner of education must adjust the fiscal year 2021 pupil counts
for a school district or charter school or use any other mechanism that allows the full
statewide fiscal year 2021 revenue estimated in the February 2020 forecast to be distributed.
This amount must be prorated at the end of the fiscal year if statewide declining enrollment
revenue were to exceed the February 2020 forecast estimate of this revenue for fiscal year
2021.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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