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SF 1138

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/11/2019 03:38pm

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

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A bill for an act
relating to education; modifying the responsibilities of the community education
advisory council; modifying the calculation and allowable uses of general
community education revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections
124D.19, subdivision 2; 124D.20, subdivisions 3, 8.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.19, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Advisory council.

new text begin(a) new text endEach board must provide for an advisory council to
consist of members who represent: various service organizations; churches; public and
nonpublic schools; local government including elected officials; public and private nonprofit
agencies serving youth and families; parents; youth; park, recreation or forestry services of
municipal or local government units located in whole or in part within the boundaries of
the school district; and any other groups participating in the community education program
in the school district.

new text begin (b) The advisory council must make written recommendations to the community education
director and to the school board on the use of general community education revenue under
section 124D.20, subdivision 3. A school board must take public testimony on the advisory
council's written recommendations.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2019.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.20, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

General community education revenue.

The general community education
revenue for a district equals $5.23 for fiscal years 2005 and 2006 and $5.42 for fiscal year
2007 new text beginthrough fiscal year 2019, $....... for fiscal year 2020, and $....... for fiscal year 2021
new text end and later, times the greater of 1,335 or the population of the district. The population of the
district is determined according to section 275.14.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for revenue in fiscal year 2020 and later.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.20, subdivision 8, is amended to read:


Subd. 8.

Uses of general revenue.

(a) General community education revenue may be
used for:

(1) nonvocational, recreational, and leisure time activities and programs;

(2) programs for adults with disabilities, if the programs and budgets are approved by
the department;

(3) adult basic education programs, according to section 124D.52;

(4) summer programs for elementary and secondary pupils;

(5) implementation of a youth development plan;

(6) implementation of a youth service program;

(7) early childhood family education programs, according to section 124D.13;

(8) school readiness programs, according to section 124D.15; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(9) school-age care programs, according to section 124D.19, subdivision 11deleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (10) other programs, including programs offered by other nonschool organizations,
consistent with the purpose of community education programs under section 124D.18.
new text end

(b) In addition to money from other sources, a district may use up to ten percent of its
community education revenue for equipment that is used exclusively in community education
programs. This revenue may be used only for the following purposes:

(1) to purchase or lease computers and related materials;

(2) to purchase or lease equipment for instructional programs; and

(3) to purchase textbooks and library books.

(c) General community education revenue must not be used to subsidize the direct activity
costs for adult enrichment programs. Direct activity costs include, but are not limited to,
the cost of the activity leader or instructor, cost of materials, or transportation costs.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2019.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginAPPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Department of Education. new text end

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

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Community education aid. new text end

new text begin For community education aid under Minnesota
Statutes, section 124D.20:
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin .......
new text end
new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2020
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin .......
new text end
new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2021
new text end

new text begin The 2020 appropriation includes $....... for 2019 and $....... for 2020. The 2021
appropriation includes $....... for 2020 and $....... for 2021.
new text end