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SF 1238

as introduced - 82nd Legislature (2001 - 2002) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Current Version - as introduced

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to education; providing a grant to establish 
  1.3             a school for adolescents who complete chemical or 
  1.4             alcohol dependency treatment and seek to complete 
  1.5             their education in a chemical and alcohol-free 
  1.6             environment; appropriating money.  
  1.7   BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
  1.8      Section 1.  [CHEMICAL AND ALCOHOL-FREE SCHOOL; GRANT 
  1.9   PROVIDED.] 
  1.10     (a) The commissioner of children, families, and learning 
  1.11  shall award a $150,000 grant to special school district No. 6, 
  1.12  South St. Paul, to establish a secondary school for adolescents 
  1.13  who: 
  1.14     (1) have been assessed as chemically dependent; 
  1.15     (2) have successfully completed chemical or alcohol 
  1.16  dependency treatment; and 
  1.17     (3) seek to complete their education in a chemical and 
  1.18  alcohol-free environment. 
  1.19     (b) As a condition of receiving the grant, the school 
  1.20  district must: 
  1.21     (1) demonstrate access to public or private funds for 
  1.22  ongoing operating costs; 
  1.23     (2) provide the services of a licensed chemical dependency 
  1.24  counselor; 
  1.25     (3) provide a student to teacher ratio of no greater than 
  1.26  nine students to one teacher; 
  2.1      (4) serve adolescents between the ages of 14 through 20; 
  2.2   and 
  2.3      (5) demonstrate the need for the school program in the 
  2.4   geographic area to be served. 
  2.5      (c) A student who graduates from the school operated under 
  2.6   this section shall receive a diploma from special school 
  2.7   district No. 6, South St. Paul. 
  2.8      Sec. 2.  [APPROPRIATION.] 
  2.9      $150,000 is appropriated from the general fund in fiscal 
  2.10  year 2002 to the commissioner of children, families, and 
  2.11  learning for awarding a grant to special school district No. 6, 
  2.12  South St. Paul, for the purposes of section 1.  This 
  2.13  appropriation is available until June 30, 2003.