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SF 1988

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/10/2021 04:16pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; appropriating money for grants for emergency medical
services courses.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; EMERGENCY MEDICAL TRAINING.
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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.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Emergency medical training. new text end

new text begin (a) For grants to offer high school students
courses in emergency medical services:
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new text begin $
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new text begin 1,000,000
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new text begin 2022
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new text begin $
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new text begin 1,000,000
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new text begin 2023
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new text begin (b) A school district, charter school, or cooperative unit under Minnesota Statutes, section
123A.24, subdivision 2, may apply for a grant under this section to offer enrolled students
emergency medical services courses approved by the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services
Regulatory Board to prepare students to take the emergency medical technician certification
test, including an emergency medical services course that is a prerequisite to an emergency
medical technician course.
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new text begin (c) A grant recipient may use grant funds to partner with a district, charter school,
cooperative unit, postsecondary institution, political subdivision, or entity with expertise in
emergency medical services, including health systems, hospitals, ambulance services, and
health care providers to offer an emergency medical services course.
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new text begin (d) Eligible uses of grant funds include teacher salaries, transportation, equipment costs,
emergency medical technician certification test fees, and student background checks.
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new text begin (e) To the extent practicable, the commissioner must award half of the grant funds to
applicants outside of the seven-county metropolitan area, and 30 percent of the grant funds
to applicants with high concentrations of students who are of color.
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new text begin (f) Any balance in the first year does not cancel but is available in the second year.
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new text begin (g) The base for fiscal year 2024 is $1,000,000.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2021.
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