as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/08/2019 08:37am
A bill for an act
relating to education; amending applicable location of services for shared time
aid;amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 126C.19, subdivision 4.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 126C.19, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
(a) Public school programs that provide instruction in
core curriculum may be provided to shared time pupils only at a public school buildingnew text beginnew text end. Public school programs,
excluding programs that provide instruction in core curriculum, may be provided to shared
time pupils at a public school building, a neutral site, the nonpublic school, or any other
suitable location. Guidance and counseling and diagnostic and health services required
under sections 125A.03 to 125A.24 and 125A.65 may be provided at a nonpublic school
building. As used in this subdivision, "diagnostic services" means speech, hearing, vision,
psychological, medical and dental diagnostic services and "health services" means physician,
nursing or optometric services provided to pupils in the field of physical and mental health.
(b) For those children with a disability under sections 125A.03 to 125A.24 who attend
nonpublic school at their parent's choice, a school district may provide special instruction
and services at the nonpublic school building, a public school, or at a neutral site other than
a nonpublic school as defined in section 123B.41, subdivision 13. The school district shall
determine the location at which to provide services on a student-by-student basis, consistent
with federal law.
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