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SF 201

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/28/2019 08:10am

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; health; requiring school districts to conduct radon testing;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 123B.571.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 123B.571, is amended to read:


123B.571 RADON TESTING.

Subdivision 1.

deleted text beginVoluntarydeleted text end Plan.

The commissioners of health and education deleted text beginmaydeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end
jointly develop a plan to deleted text beginencouragedeleted text endnew text begin requirenew text end school districts to accurately and efficiently test
for the presence of radon in public school buildings serving students in kindergarten through
grade 12. new text beginFor purposes of this section, buildings also include the Minnesota State Academies
in Faribault and the Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley.
new text endTo the extent
possible, the commissioners shall base the plan on the standards established by the United
States Environmental Protection Agency.

Subd. 2.

Radon testing.

A school district deleted text beginmaydeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end include radon testing as a part of
its ten-year facility plan under section 123B.595, subdivision 4. deleted text beginIf a school district receives
authority to use long-term facilities maintenance revenue to conduct radon testing,
deleted text end The
district shall conduct the testing according to the radon testing plan developed by the
commissioners of health and education.

Subd. 3.

Reporting.

A school district that has tested its school buildings for the presence
of radon deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end report the results of its tests to the Department of Health in a form and
manner prescribed by the commissioner of healthnew text begin and the Department of Education in a
form and manner prescribed by the commissioner of education
new text end. A school district that has
tested for the presence of radon deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end also report the results of its testing at a school
board meeting.new text begin Notwithstanding section 13.3805, subdivision 5, the results of radon testing
under this section are public data.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for the 2020-2021 school year and later.
new text end