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SF 2214

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/23/2017 10:38am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to higher education; providing funding and related policy changes for the
Office of Higher Education, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, the
University of Minnesota, and other related programs; modifying state grant program
calculation parameters; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 135A.031, subdivision 7; 135A.15, subdivision
1a; 136A.101, subdivision 5a; 136A.1275; 136A.685; Laws 2014, chapter 312,
article 1, section 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
298.

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

ARTICLE 1

HIGHER EDUCATION APPROPRIATIONS

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the columns marked "Appropriations" are appropriated to the agencies
and for the purposes specified in this article. The appropriations are from the general fund,
or another named fund, and are available for the fiscal years indicated for each purpose.
The figures "2018" and "2019" used in this article mean that the appropriations listed under
them are available for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, or June 30, 2019, respectively.
"The first year" is fiscal year 2018. "The second year" is fiscal year 2019. "The biennium"
is fiscal years 2018 and 2019.
new text end

new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end
new text begin Available for the Year
new text end
new text begin Ending June 30
new text end
new text begin 2018
new text end
new text begin 2019
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginMINNESOTA OFFICE OF HIGHER
EDUCATION
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 244,154,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 240,463,000
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following
subdivisions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin State Grants
new text end

new text begin 185,284,000
new text end
new text begin 185,284,000
new text end

new text begin If the appropriation in this subdivision for
either year is insufficient, the appropriation
for the other year is available for it.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Child Care Grants
new text end

new text begin 6,684,000
new text end
new text begin 6,684,000
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin State Work-Study
new text end

new text begin 14,502,000
new text end
new text begin 14,502,000
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Interstate Tuition Reciprocity
new text end

new text begin 11,018,000
new text end
new text begin 11,018,000
new text end

new text begin If the appropriation in this subdivision for
either year is insufficient, the appropriation
for the other year is available to meet
reciprocity contract obligations.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Safety Officer's Survivors
new text end

new text begin 100,000
new text end
new text begin 100,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is to provide educational
benefits under Minnesota Statutes, section
299A.45, to eligible dependent children and
to the spouses of public safety officers killed
in the line of duty.
new text end

new text begin If the appropriation in this subdivision for
either year is insufficient, the appropriation
for the other year is available for it.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Indian Scholarships
new text end

new text begin 3,500,000
new text end
new text begin 3,500,000
new text end

new text begin The commissioner must contract with or
employ at least one person with demonstrated
competence in American Indian culture and
residing in or near the city of Bemidji to assist
students with the scholarships under
Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.126, and
with other information about financial aid for
which the students may be eligible. Bemidji
State University must provide office space at
no cost to the Office of Higher Education for
purposes of administering the American Indian
scholarship program under Minnesota Statutes,
section 136A.126. This appropriation includes
funding to administer the American Indian
scholarship program.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Tribal College Grants
new text end

new text begin 150,000
new text end
new text begin 150,000
new text end

new text begin For tribal college assistance grants under
Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.1796.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Intervention for College Attendance
Program Grants
new text end

new text begin 671,000
new text end
new text begin 671,000
new text end

new text begin For the intervention for college attendance
program under Minnesota Statutes, section
136A.861.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner may use no more than two
percent of this appropriation to administer the
intervention for college attendance program
grants.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Student-Parent Information
new text end

new text begin 122,000
new text end
new text begin 122,000
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Get Ready!
new text end

new text begin 180,000
new text end
new text begin 180,000
new text end

new text begin Subd. 12. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Education Equity
Partnership
new text end

new text begin 45,000
new text end
new text begin 45,000
new text end

new text begin Subd. 13. new text end

new text begin Midwest Higher Education Compact
new text end

new text begin 115,000
new text end
new text begin 115,000
new text end

new text begin Subd. 14. new text end

new text begin United Family Medicine Residency
Program
new text end

new text begin 501,000
new text end
new text begin 501,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to United Family Medicine
residency program. This appropriation shall
be used to support up to 21 resident physicians
each year in family practice at United Family
Medicine residency programs and shall
prepare doctors to practice family care
medicine in underserved rural and urban areas
of the state. It is intended that this program
will improve health care in underserved
communities, provide affordable access to
appropriate medical care, and manage the
treatment of patients in a cost-effective
manner.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 15. new text end

new text begin MnLINK Gateway and Minitex
new text end

new text begin 5,905,000
new text end
new text begin 5,905,000
new text end

new text begin Subd. 16. new text end

new text begin Statewide Longitudinal Education
Data System
new text end

new text begin 882,000
new text end
new text begin 882,000
new text end

new text begin Subd. 17. new text end

new text begin Hennepin County Medical Center
new text end

new text begin 645,000
new text end
new text begin 645,000
new text end

new text begin For transfer to Hennepin County Medical
Center for graduate family medical education
programs at Hennepin County Medical Center.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 18. new text end

new text begin MNSCU Two-Year Public College
Program
new text end

new text begin 3,481,000
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end

new text begin (a) $2,780,000 in fiscal year 2018 is for
two-year public college program grants under
Laws 2015, chapter 69, article 3, section 20.
new text end

new text begin (b) $545,000 in fiscal year 2018 is to provide
mentoring and outreach as specified under
Laws 2015, chapter 69, article 3, section 20.
new text end

new text begin (c) $156,000 in fiscal year 2018 is for
information technology and administrative
costs associated with implementation of the
grant program.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 19. new text end

new text begin College Possible
new text end

new text begin 250,000
new text end
new text begin 250,000
new text end

new text begin (a) This appropriation is for immediate transfer
to College Possible to support programs of
college admission and college graduation for
low-income students through an intensive
curriculum of coaching and support at both
the high school and postsecondary level.
new text end

new text begin (b) This appropriation must, to the extent
possible, be proportionately allocated between
students from greater Minnesota and students
in the seven-county metropolitan area.
new text end

new text begin (c) This appropriation must be used by College
Possible only for programs supporting students
who are residents of Minnesota and attending
colleges or universities within Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin (d) By February 1 of each year, College
Possible must report to the chairs and ranking
minority members of the legislative
committees and divisions with jurisdiction
over higher education and E-12 education on
activities funded by this appropriation. The
report must include, but is not limited to,
information about the expansion of College
Possible in Minnesota, the number of College
Possible coaches hired, the expansion within
existing partner high schools, the expansion
of high school partnerships, the number of
high school and college students served, the
total hours of community service by high
school and college students, and a list of
communities and organizations benefiting
from student service hours.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 20. new text end

new text begin Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic
Brain Injury Research Grant Program
new text end

new text begin 3,000,000
new text end
new text begin 3,000,000
new text end

new text begin For spinal cord injury and traumatic brain
injury research grants authorized under
Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.901.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner may use no more than two
percent of this appropriation to administer the
grant program under this subdivision.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 21. new text end

new text begin Summer Academic Enrichment
Program
new text end

new text begin 100,000
new text end
new text begin 100,000
new text end

new text begin For summer academic enrichment grants under
Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.091.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner may use no more than two
percent of this appropriation to administer the
grant program under this subdivision.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 22. new text end

new text begin Dual Training Competency Grants;
OHE
new text end

new text begin 2,000,000
new text end
new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin For training grants under Minnesota Statutes,
section 136A.246.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner may use no more than two
percent of this appropriation to administer the
grant program under this subdivision.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 23. new text end

new text begin Dual Training Competency Grants;
DOLI
new text end

new text begin 200,000
new text end
new text begin 200,000
new text end

new text begin For transfer to the commissioner of labor and
industry for identification of competency
standards for dual training under Minnesota
Statutes, section 175.45.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 24. new text end

new text begin Concurrent Enrollment Courses
new text end

new text begin 340,000
new text end
new text begin 340,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $225,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $225,000
in fiscal year 2019 are for grants to develop
new concurrent enrollment courses under
Minnesota Statutes, section 124D.09,
subdivision 10, that satisfy the elective
standard for career and technical education.
Any balance in the first year does not cancel
but is available in the second year.
new text end

new text begin (b) $115,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $115,000
in fiscal year 2019 are for grants to
postsecondary institutions currently
sponsoring a concurrent enrollment course to
expand existing programs. The commissioner
shall determine the application process and
the grant amounts. The commissioner must
give preference to expanding programs that
are at capacity. Any balance in the first year
does not cancel but is available in the second
year.
new text end

new text begin (c) By December 1 of each year, the office
shall submit a brief report to the chairs and
ranking minority members of the legislative
committees with jurisdiction over higher
education regarding:
new text end

new text begin (1) the courses developed by grant recipients
and the number of students who enrolled in
the courses under paragraph (a); and
new text end

new text begin (2) the programs expanded and the number of
students who enrolled in programs under
paragraph (b).
new text end

new text begin Subd. 25. new text end

new text begin Campus Sexual Assault Reporting
new text end

new text begin 25,000
new text end
new text begin 25,000
new text end

new text begin For the sexual assault reporting required under
Minnesota Statutes, section 135A.15.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 26. new text end

new text begin Teacher Shortage Loan Forgiveness
new text end

new text begin 200,000
new text end
new text begin 200,000
new text end

new text begin For the loan forgiveness program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.1791.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner may use no more than two
percent of this appropriation to administer the
program under this subdivision.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 27. new text end

new text begin Addiction Medicine Graduate
Fellowship Program
new text end

new text begin 210,000
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end

new text begin For implementing a grant program used to
support up to four physicians who are enrolled
each year in an addiction medicine fellowship
program. A grant recipient must be enrolled
in a program that trains fellows in diagnostic
interviewing, motivational interviewing,
addiction counseling, recognition and care of
common acute withdrawal syndromes and
complications, pharmacotherapies of addictive
disorders, epidemiology and pathophysiology
of addiction, addictive disorders in special
populations, secondary interventions, use of
screening and diagnostic instruments, inpatient
care, and working within a multidisciplinary
team, and prepares doctors to practice
addiction medicine in rural and underserved
areas of the state.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 28. new text end

new text begin Student and Employer Connection
Information System
new text end

new text begin 405,000
new text end
new text begin 405,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Saint Paul Foundation for
the creation of a web-based job and
intern-seeking software tool that blind matches
the needs of employers located in Minnesota
with the individual profiles of high school
seniors and postsecondary students attending
Minnesota high schools and postsecondary
institutions. No more than two percent of this
appropriation may be used for administrative
expenses of the foundation. The foundation
must report by January 15, 2019, on activities
under this subdivision to the chairs and
ranking minority members of the legislative
committees with jurisdiction over higher
education finance.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 29. new text end

new text begin Emergency Assistance for
Postsecondary Students
new text end

new text begin 175,000
new text end
new text begin 175,000
new text end

new text begin (a) This appropriation is for the Office of
Higher Education to allocate grant funds on a
matching basis to schools with a demonstrable
homeless student population.
new text end

new text begin (b) This appropriation shall be used to meet
immediate student needs that could result in
a student not completing the term or their
program including, but not limited to,
emergency housing, food, and transportation.
Emergency assistance does not impact the
amount of state financial aid received.
new text end

new text begin (c) The commissioner shall determine the
application process and the grant amounts.
Any balance in the first year does not cancel
but shall be available in the second year. The
Office of Higher Education shall partner with
interested postsecondary institutions, other
state agencies, and student groups to establish
the programs.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 30. new text end

new text begin Large Animal Veterinarian Loan
Forgiveness Program
new text end

new text begin 375,000
new text end
new text begin 375,000
new text end

new text begin For the large animal veterinarian loan
forgiveness program under Minnesota Statutes,
section 136A.1795. The base for fiscal year
2028 is $0.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 31. new text end

new text begin Grants to Teacher Candidates
new text end

new text begin 500,000
new text end
new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin For grants to teacher candidates under
Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.1275. This
appropriation is in addition to the money
available under Laws 2016, chapter 189,
article 25, section 62, subdivision 11.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner may use no more than two
percent of the appropriation for administration
of the program.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 32. new text end

new text begin Loan Repayment Assistance Program
new text end

new text begin 25,000
new text end
new text begin 25,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Loan Repayment Assistance
Program of Minnesota to provide education
debt relief to attorneys with full-time
employment providing legal advice or
representation to low-income clients or support
services for this work.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 33. new text end

new text begin Agency Administration
new text end

new text begin 2,564,000
new text end
new text begin 2,564,000
new text end

new text begin Subd. 34. new text end

new text begin Balances Forward
new text end

new text begin A balance in the first year under this section
does not cancel, but is available for the second
year.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 35. new text end

new text begin Transfers
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of the Office of Higher
Education may transfer unencumbered
balances from the appropriations in this
section to the state grant appropriation, the
interstate tuition reciprocity appropriation, the
child care grant appropriation, the Indian
scholarship appropriation, the state work-study
appropriation, the get ready appropriation, and
the public safety officers' survivors
appropriation. Transfers from the child care
or state work-study appropriations may only
be made to the extent there is a projected
surplus in the appropriation. A transfer may
be made only with prior written notice to the
chairs and ranking minority members of the
senate and house of representatives
committees with jurisdiction over higher
education finance.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginBOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE
MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND
UNIVERSITIES
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 692,536,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 707,316,000
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following
subdivisions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Central Office and Shared Services Unit
new text end

new text begin 33,074,000
new text end
new text begin 33,074,000
new text end

new text begin For the Office of the Chancellor and the
Shared Services Division.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Operations and Maintenance
new text end

new text begin 655,347,000
new text end
new text begin 670,127,000
new text end

new text begin (a) The Board of Trustees must establish
tuition rates as follows:
new text end

new text begin (1) for the 2017-2018 academic year, the
tuition rate at colleges and universities must
not exceed the 2016-2017 academic year rate;
and
new text end

new text begin (2) for the 2018-2019 academic year, the
tuition rate at colleges and universities must
not exceed the 2017-2018 academic year rate.
new text end

new text begin The student tuition relief may not be offset by
increases in mandatory fees, charges, or other
assessments to the student.
new text end

new text begin (b) $1,500,000 in fiscal year 2018 and
$1,500,000 in fiscal year 2019 are
appropriated from the general fund to the
Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State
Colleges and Universities to provide the
supplemental aid under article 2, section 10.
new text end

new text begin (c) The Board of Trustees is requested to help
Minnesota close the attainment gap by funding
activities which improve retention and
completion for students of color.
new text end

new text begin (d) $260,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $140,000
in fiscal year 2019 are for transfer to the Cook
County Higher Education Board to provide
educational programming and academic
support services to remote regions in
northeastern Minnesota. The project shall
continue to provide information to the Board
of Trustees on the number of students served,
credit hours delivered, and services provided
to students.
new text end

new text begin (e) $50,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $50,000
in fiscal year 2019 are for developing and
teaching online agricultural courses by farm
business management faculty at colleges that
offer farm business management.
new text end

new text begin (f) $175,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $175,000
in fiscal year 2019 are to implement the
veterans-to-agriculture pilot program. The
appropriation shall be used to continue this
program at South Central College, North
Mankato campus, and to support, in equal
amounts, up to six program sites statewide.
No more than two percent of the total
appropriation provided by this section may be
used for administrative purposes at the system
level.
new text end

new text begin The veterans-to-agriculture pilot program shall
be designed to facilitate the entrance of
military veterans into careers related to
agriculture and food production, processing,
and distribution through intensive, four- to
eight-week academic training in relevant fields
of study, job development programs and
outreach to potential employers, and
appropriate career-building skills designed to
assist returning veterans in entering the
civilian workforce. Upon successful
completion, a student shall be awarded a
certificate of completion or another
appropriate academic credit.
new text end

new text begin No later than December 15, 2018, the program
shall report to the committees of the house of
representatives and the senate with jurisdiction
over issues related to agriculture, veterans
affairs, and higher education on program
operations, including information on
participation rates, new job placements, and
any unmet needs.
new text end

new text begin (g) This appropriation includes $40,000 in
fiscal year 2018 and $40,000 in fiscal year
2019 to implement the sexual assault policies
required under Minnesota Statutes, section
135A.15.
new text end

new text begin (h) $2,500,000 in fiscal year 2018 and
$2,500,000 in fiscal year 2019 are for
upgrading the Integrated Statewide Record
System. The base for this appropriation in
fiscal year 2024 is $0.
new text end

new text begin (i) $100,000 in fiscal year 2018 is for use by
Winona State University for HealthForce
Minnesota to develop educational materials
that increase awareness of career opportunities
available in the field of senior care. The
educational materials developed under this
provision must be appropriate for students in
K-12 education settings, dislocated workers,
and rural communities. Materials must be
developed in collaboration with employers
and trade organizations representing
employers in the field of senior care.
new text end

new text begin Winona State University shall submit a report
by February 1, 2019, to the chairs and ranking
minority members of the legislative
committees with jurisdiction over higher
education finance and policy. The report must
include information about the materials
developed; to whom materials were
distributed; and identify any collaborations
with employers and trade organizations.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Learning Network of Minnesota
new text end

new text begin 4,115,000
new text end
new text begin 4,115,000
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginBOARD OF REGENTS OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 639,318,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 647,318,000
new text end
new text begin Appropriations by Fund
new text end
new text begin 2018
new text end
new text begin 2019
new text end
new text begin General
new text end
new text begin 637,161,000
new text end
new text begin 645,161,000
new text end
new text begin Health Care Access
new text end
new text begin 2,157,000
new text end
new text begin 2,157,000
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following
subdivisions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Operations and Maintenance
new text end

new text begin 569,723,000
new text end
new text begin 577,723,000
new text end

new text begin (a) The Board of Regents is requested to set
tuition rates for academic year 2017-2018 at
levels not to exceed the rates for academic
year 2016-2017.
new text end

new text begin The Board of Regents is requested to set
tuition rates for academic year 2018-2019 at
levels not to exceed the rates for academic
year 2017-2018.
new text end

new text begin (b) $15,000,000 in fiscal year 2018 and
$15,000,000 in fiscal year 2019 are to: (1)
increase the medical school's research
capacity; (2) improve the medical school's
ranking in National Institutes of Health
funding; (3) ensure the medical school's
national prominence by attracting and
retaining world-class faculty, staff, and
students; (4) invest in physician training
programs in rural and underserved
communities; and (5) translate the medical
school's research discoveries into new
treatments and cures to improve the health of
Minnesotans.
new text end

new text begin (c) $800,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $800,000
in fiscal year 2019 are for health training
restoration. This appropriation must be used
to support all of the following: (1) faculty
physicians who teach at eight residency
program sites, including medical resident and
student training programs in the Department
of Family Medicine; (2) the Mobile Dental
Clinic; and (3) expansion of geriatric
education and family programs.
new text end

new text begin (d) $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2018 and
$2,000,000 in fiscal year 2019 are for the
Minnesota Discovery, Research, and
InnoVation Economy funding program for
cancer care research.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Primary Care Education Initiatives
new text end

new text begin 2,157,000
new text end
new text begin 2,157,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the health care
access fund.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Special Appropriations
new text end

new text begin (a) Agriculture and Extension Service
new text end
new text begin 42,922,000
new text end
new text begin 42,922,000
new text end

new text begin For the Agricultural Experiment Station and
the Minnesota Extension Service:
new text end

new text begin (1) the agricultural experiment stations and
Minnesota Extension Service must convene
agricultural advisory groups to focus research,
education, and extension activities on producer
needs and implement an outreach strategy that
more effectively and rapidly transfers research
results and best practices to producers
throughout the state;
new text end

new text begin (2) this appropriation includes funding for
research and outreach on the production of
renewable energy from Minnesota biomass
resources, including agronomic crops, plant
and animal wastes, and native plants or trees.
The following areas should be prioritized and
carried out in consultation with Minnesota
producers, renewable energy, and bioenergy
organizations:
new text end

new text begin (i) biofuel and other energy production from
perennial crops, small grains, row crops, and
forestry products in conjunction with the
Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI);
new text end

new text begin (ii) alternative bioenergy crops and cropping
systems; and
new text end

new text begin (iii) biofuel coproducts used for livestock feed;
new text end

new text begin (3) this appropriation includes funding for the
College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural
Resources Sciences to establish and provide
leadership for organic agronomic,
horticultural, livestock, and food systems
research, education, and outreach and for the
purchase of state-of-the-art laboratory,
planting, tilling, harvesting, and processing
equipment necessary for this project;
new text end

new text begin (4) this appropriation includes funding for
research efforts that demonstrate a renewed
emphasis on the needs of the state's agriculture
community. The following areas should be
prioritized and carried out in consultation with
Minnesota farm organizations:
new text end

new text begin (i) vegetable crop research with priority for
extending the Minnesota vegetable growing
season;
new text end

new text begin (ii) fertilizer and soil fertility research and
development;
new text end

new text begin (iii) soil, groundwater, and surface water
conservation practices and contaminant
reduction research;
new text end

new text begin (iv) discovering and developing plant varieties
that use nutrients more efficiently;
new text end

new text begin (v) breeding and development of turf seed and
other biomass resources in all three Minnesota
biomes;
new text end

new text begin (vi) development of new disease-resistant and
pest-resistant varieties of turf and agronomic
crops;
new text end

new text begin (vii) utilizing plant and livestock cells to treat
and cure human diseases;
new text end

new text begin (viii) the development of dairy coproducts;
new text end

new text begin (ix) a rapid agricultural response fund for
current or emerging animal, plant, and insect
problems affecting production or food safety;
new text end

new text begin (x) crop pest and animal disease research;
new text end

new text begin (xi) developing animal agriculture that is
capable of sustainably feeding the world;
new text end

new text begin (xii) consumer food safety education and
outreach;
new text end

new text begin (xiii) programs to meet the research and
outreach needs of organic livestock and crop
farmers; and
new text end

new text begin (xiv) alternative bioenergy crops and cropping
systems; and growing, harvesting, and
transporting biomass plant material; and
new text end

new text begin (5) by February 1, 2019, the Board of Regents
must submit a report to the legislative
committees and divisions with jurisdiction
over agriculture and higher education finance
on the status and outcomes of research and
initiatives funded in this paragraph.
new text end

new text begin (b) Health Sciences
new text end
new text begin 9,204,000
new text end
new text begin 9,204,000
new text end

new text begin $346,000 each year is to support up to 12
resident physicians in the St. Cloud Hospital
family practice residency program. The
program must prepare doctors to practice
primary care medicine in rural areas of the
state. The legislature intends this program to
improve health care in rural communities,
provide affordable access to appropriate
medical care, and manage the treatment of
patients in a more cost-effective manner. The
remainder of this appropriation is for the rural
physicians associates program; the Veterinary
Diagnostic Laboratory; health sciences
research; dental care; the Biomedical
Engineering Center; and the collaborative
partnership between the University of
Minnesota and Mayo Clinic for regenerative
medicine, research, clinical translation, and
commercialization.
new text end

new text begin (c) new text beginInstitute of Technology
new text end
new text end
new text begin 1,140,000
new text end
new text begin 1,140,000
new text end

new text begin For the geological survey and the talented
youth mathematics program.
new text end

new text begin (d) System Special
new text end
new text begin 6,181,000
new text end
new text begin 6,181,000
new text end

new text begin For general research, the Labor Education
Service, Natural Resources Research Institute,
Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, Bell
Museum of Natural History, and the
Humphrey exhibit.
new text end

new text begin $1,000,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $1,000,000
in fiscal year 2019 are for the Natural
Resources Research Institute to invest in
applied research for economic development.
new text end

new text begin (e) University of Minnesota and Mayo
Foundation Partnership
new text end
new text begin 7,991,000
new text end
new text begin 7,991,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for the following
activities:
new text end

new text begin (1) $7,491,000 in fiscal year 2018 and
$7,491,000 in fiscal year 2019 are for the
direct and indirect expenses of the
collaborative research partnership between the
University of Minnesota and the Mayo
Foundation for research in biotechnology and
medical genomics. An annual report on the
expenditure of these funds must be submitted
to the governor and the chairs of the legislative
committees responsible for higher education
finance by June 30 of each fiscal year.
new text end

new text begin (2) $500,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $500,000
in fiscal year 2019 are to award competitive
grants to conduct research into the prevention,
treatment, causes, and cures of Alzheimer's
disease and other dementias.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Academic Health Center
new text end

new text begin The appropriation for Academic Health Center
funding under Minnesota Statutes, section
297F.10, is estimated to be $22,250,000 each
year.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text beginMAYO CLINIC
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 1,351,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 1,351,000
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent are specified
in the following subdivisions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Medical School
new text end

new text begin 665,000
new text end
new text begin 665,000
new text end

new text begin The state must pay a capitation each year for
each student who is a resident of Minnesota.
The appropriation may be transferred between
each year of the biennium to accommodate
enrollment fluctuations. It is intended that
during the biennium the Mayo Clinic use the
capitation money to increase the number of
doctors practicing in rural areas in need of
doctors.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Family Practice and Graduate
Residency Program
new text end

new text begin 686,000
new text end
new text begin 686,000
new text end

new text begin The state must pay stipend support for up to
27 residents each year.
new text end

ARTICLE 2

HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 135A.031, subdivision 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 7.

Reports.

(a) The University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Colleges
and Universities systems shall include in their biennial budget proposals to the legislature:

(1) a five-year history of systemwide expenditures, reported by:

(i) functional areas, including instruction, research, public service, student financial aid,
and auxiliary services, and including direct costs and indirect costs, such as institutional
support, academic support, student services, and facilities management, associated with
each functional area; and

(ii) objects of expenditure, such as salaries, benefits, supplies, and equipment;

(2) a five-year history of the system's total instructional expenditures per full-year
equivalent student, by level of instruction, including upper-division undergraduate,
lower-division undergraduate, graduate, professional, and other categories of instructional
programs offered by the system;

(3) a five-year history of the system's total revenues by funding source, including tuition,
state operations and maintenance appropriations, state special appropriations, other restricted
state funds, federal appropriations, sponsored research funds, gifts, auxiliary revenue, indirect
cost recovery, and any other revenue sources;

(4) an explanation describing how state appropriations made to the system in the previous
biennium were allocated and the methodology used to determine the allocation;

(5) data describing how the institution reallocated resources to advance the priorities set
forth in the budget submitted under section 135A.034 and the statewide objectives under
section 135A.011. The information must indicate whether instruction and support programs
received a reduction in or additional resources. The total amount reallocated must be clearly
explained;

(6) the tuition rates and fees established by the governing board in each of the past ten
years and comparison data for peer institutions and national averages;

(7) data on the number and proportion of students graduating within four, five, and six
years from universities and within three years from colleges as reported in the integrated
postsecondary education data system. These data must be provided for each institution by
race, ethnicity, and gender. Data and information must be submitted that describe the system's
plan and progress toward attaining the goals set forth in the plan to increase the number and
proportion of students that graduate within four, five, or six years from a university or within
three years from a college;

(8) data on, and the methodology used to measure, the number of students traditionally
underrepresented in higher education enrolled at the system's institutions. Data and
information must be submitted that describe the system's plan and progress toward attaining
the goals set forth in the plan to increase the recruitment, retention, and timely graduation
of students traditionally underrepresented in higher education; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(9) data on the revenue received from all sources to support research or workforce
development activities or the system's efforts to license, sell, or otherwise market products,
ideas, technology, and related inventions created in whole or in part by the system. Data
and information must be submitted that describe the system's plan and progress toward
attaining the goals set forth in the plan to increase the revenue received to support research
or workforce development activities or revenue received from the licensing, sale, or other
marketing and technology transfer activities by the systemdeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (10) data on work completed by any consultant who is not an employee of the system
for which the system paid in excess of $500,000. Data must include the name of the
consultant, the total cost incurred, a description of the work completed, and a description
of the reasons for using an outside consultant and not internal staff;
new text end

new text begin (11) aggregate data on the following:
new text end

new text begin (i) student demographics;
new text end

new text begin (ii) student enrollment history, including student enrollment by legislative district, degrees
and certificates by region;
new text end

new text begin (iii) student debt and fee history;
new text end

new text begin (iv) tuition, including rate history;
new text end

new text begin (v) student academics, including completion rates by preparedness and financial need;
new text end

new text begin (vi) human resources, including employee head count and employee demographics;
new text end

new text begin (vii) facilities, including physical space overview, condition, square footage and
distribution by region, any deferred maintenance, capital bonding requested and received;
new text end

new text begin (viii) administrative costs, including administrators as percent of total employee head
count, system office budget as percent of total system general fund revenue, institutional
support spending as a percent of total expenses, and institutional spending per college and
university; and
new text end

new text begin (ix) finances, including system expenditures and revenues, college and university
operating budgets, allocation method, and results; and
new text end

new text begin (12) a comparison of the expenditure categories from the most recent fiscal year to the
prior fiscal year for both functional areas and objects of expenditure, including a full
explanation of all material changes to the expenditure categories.
new text end

(b) Data required by this subdivision shall be submitted by the public postsecondary
systems to the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and the Department of Management
and Budget and included in the biennial budget document. Representatives from each system,
in consultation with the commissioner of management and budget and the commissioner
of the Office of Higher Education, shall develop consistent reporting practices for this
purpose.

(c) To the extent practicable, each system shall develop the ability to respond to legislative
requests for financial analyses that are more detailed than those required by this subdivision,
including but not limited to analyses that show expenditures or revenues by institution or
program, or in multiple categories of expenditures or revenues, and analyses that show
revenue sources for particular types of expenditures.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 135A.15, subdivision 1a, is amended to read:


Subd. 1a.

Sexual assault definition.

For the purposes of this section, "sexual assault"
means deleted text beginforcible sex offensesdeleted text endnew text begin rape, sex offenses - fondling, sex offenses - incest, or sex
offenses - statutory rape
new text end as defined in Code of Federal Regulations, title 34, part 668, subpart
D, appendix A, as amended.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 136A.101, subdivision 5a, is amended to read:


Subd. 5a.

Assigned family responsibility.

"Assigned family responsibility" means the
amount of a family's contribution to a student's cost of attendance, as determined by a federal
need analysis. For dependent students, the assigned family responsibility is deleted text begin94deleted text endnew text begin 93new text end percent
of the parental contribution. For independent students with dependents other than a spouse,
the assigned family responsibility is deleted text begin86deleted text endnew text begin 85new text end percent of the student contribution. For
independent students without dependents other than a spouse, the assigned family
responsibility is deleted text begin50deleted text endnew text begin 49new text end percent of the student contribution.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 136A.1275, is amended to read:


136A.1275 deleted text beginGRANTS TO STUDENT TEACHERS IN SHORTAGE AREASdeleted text endnew text begin
TEACHER CANDIDATE GRANTS
new text end.

Subdivision 1.

Establishment.

new text begin(a) new text endThe commissioner of the Office of Higher Education
must establish a grant program for student teaching stipends for low-income students enrolled
in a Board of Teaching-approved teacher preparation program who deleted text beginare interested in teaching
in a high needs subject area or region
deleted text endnew text begin intend to teach in a shortage areanew text end after graduating and
receiving their teaching licensenew text begin or belong to an underrepresented racial or ethnic groupnew text end. deleted text beginFor
purposes of this section, "high needs subject area or region" means a shortage of teachers
teaching in particular subject areas or a shortage of teachers teaching in particular regions
of the state identified in the commissioner of education's biennial survey of districts under
section 127A.05, subdivision 6, or in another Department of Education survey on teacher
shortages.
deleted text end

new text begin (b) "Shortage area" means a license field or economic development region within
Minnesota defined as a shortage area by the Department of Education using data collected
for the teacher supply and demand report under section 127A.05, subdivision 6, or other
surveys conducted by the Department of Education that provide indicators for teacher supply
and demand.
new text end

Subd. 2.

Eligibility.

To be eligible for a grant under this section, a teacher candidate
must:

(1) be enrolled in a Board of Teaching-approved teacher preparation program that requires
at least 12 weeks of student teaching deleted text beginand results in the teacher candidate receivingdeleted text endnew text begin in order
to be recommended for
new text end a full professional teaching license deleted text beginenabling the licensee to teach
in a high needs subject area or region
deleted text end; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(2) demonstrate financial need based on criteria established by the commissioner under
subdivision 3new text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (3) intend to teach in a shortage area or belong to an underrepresented racial or ethnic
group
new text end.

Subd. 3.

Administration; repayment.

(a) The commissioner must establish an
application process and other guidelines for implementing this programnew text begin, including repayment
responsibilities for stipend recipients who do not complete student teaching or who leave
Minnesota to teach in another state during the first year after student teaching
new text end.

(b) The commissioner must determine each academic year the stipend amount new text beginup to
$7,500
new text endbased on the amount of available fundingdeleted text begin anddeleted text endnew text begin,new text end the number of eligible applicantsnew text begin,
and the financial need of the applicants
new text end.

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 136A.685, is amended to read:


136A.685 PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS; ADJUDICATION OF FRAUD OR
MISREPRESENTATION.

The office deleted text beginshall not providedeleted text endnew text begin may revoke, or deny an application for,new text end registration or degree
or name approval to a school if there has been a criminal, civil, or administrative adjudication
of fraud or misrepresentation in Minnesota or in another state or jurisdiction against the
school or its owner, officers, agents, or sponsoring organization. new text beginIf the adjudication was
related to a particular academic program or programs, the office may revoke degree approval,
or deny an application for degree approval, for that program only.
new text end

The adjudication of fraud or misrepresentation is sufficient cause for the office to
determine that a school:

(1) does not qualify for exemption under section 136A.657; or

(2) is not approved to grant degrees or to use the term "academy," "college," "institute,"
or "university" in its name.

Sec. 6.

new text begin [298.2215] COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Establishment. new text end

new text begin A county may establish a scholarship fund from any
unencumbered revenue received pursuant to section 298.018, 298.28, 298.39, 298.396, or
298.405 or any law imposing a tax upon severed mineral values. Scholarships must be used
at a two-year Minnesota State Colleges and Universities institution within the county. The
county shall establish procedures for applying for and distributing the scholarships.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Eligibility. new text end

new text begin An applicant for a scholarship under this section must be a resident
of the county at the time of the applicant's high school graduation. The county may establish
additional eligibility criteria.
new text end

Sec. 7.

Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 1, section 15, is amended to read:


Sec. 15. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA BASE ADJUSTMENT.

new text begin (a) new text endFor fiscal years 2016 to deleted text begin2041deleted text endnew text begin 2017new text end, $3,500,000 is added to the base operations and
maintenance appropriation to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota in Laws
2013, chapter 99, article 1, section 5.

new text begin (b) For fiscal years 2018 to 2040, $3,312,000 is added to the base operations and
maintenance appropriation to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota in Laws
2013, chapter 99, article 1, section 5.
new text end

Sec. 8. new text beginDEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION REFORM.
new text end

new text begin (a) The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities shall create
a plan to reform developmental education offerings on system campuses aimed at reducing
the number of students placed into developmental education. The plan must include, but is
not limited to:
new text end

new text begin (1) a systemwide multiple measures placement plan to guide campuses in placement of
students into developmental education courses;
new text end

new text begin (2) uniform cut scores for student placement, where appropriate, which will lead to fewer
students being placed into developmental education courses;
new text end

new text begin (3) other identified system policy changes that will decrease the number of students
being placed into developmental education courses;
new text end

new text begin (4) accelerated pathways in mathematics, reading, and composition to ensure students
can complete developmental education work in no more than one year, including allowing
for students to enter college-level gateway courses in one year whenever possible;
new text end

new text begin (5) a comprehensive examination of the cost structure of developmental education,
including potential financial incentives for students or other mechanisms to lower the cost
of developmental offerings for students; and
new text end

new text begin (6) identified best practices and targeted support strategies such as the use of supplemental
instruction, that may be used on every system campus around developmental education
offerings.
new text end

new text begin (b) The plan must include deadlines for implementation of proposed changes and must
be submitted to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with
jurisdiction over higher education finance and policy by February 15, 2018.
new text end

new text begin (c) The plan, in its entirety, shall be implemented by the start of the 2020-2021 academic
term, with individual provisions being implemented earlier as dictated by the plan.
new text end

Sec. 9. new text beginGREATER MINNESOTA OUTREACH AND RECRUITMENT.
new text end

new text begin The Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota shall develop a plan to conduct
outreach and recruitment of students from Minnesota, specifically identifying mechanisms
to increase the number of students from greater Minnesota who are admitted to the university
campus located in the metropolitan area. Greater Minnesota is defined as any area other
than the area described in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121, subdivision 4. The plan
must be submitted to the chairs and ranking members of the senate and house of
representatives legislative committees with jurisdiction over higher education finance and
policy by February 15, 2018.
new text end

Sec. 10. new text beginSCHOOL DISTRICT GRADUATE REPORTING.
new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner of the Office of Higher Education must report on its Web site the
following aggregate information on students graduating from Minnesota high schools:
new text end

new text begin (1) the number and percent of students from each high school placed in supplemental
or developmental education;
new text end

new text begin (2) the number and percent of students from each high school who complete supplemental
or developmental education within one academic year;
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new text begin (3) the number and percent of students from each high school that complete gateway
courses in one academic year; and
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new text begin (4) time to complete a degree or certificate.
new text end

new text begin (b) Reporting must be aggregated by school district and must disaggregate student data
by race, ethnicity, free or reduced lunch eligibility, and age. The commissioner of the Office
of Higher Education must post the report on its Web site on or before October 1, 2017, and
update the report at least annually thereafter.
new text end

Sec. 11. new text beginSUPPLEMENTAL AID FOR TWO-YEAR MNSCU INSTITUTIONS.
new text end

new text begin The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities shall provide
supplemental aid for operations and maintenance to the president of each two-year institution
in the system with at least one campus that is not located in a metropolitan county, as defined
in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121, subdivision 4. The board shall transfer $50,000 for
each campus not located in a metropolitan county in each year to the president of each
institution that includes such a campus, provided that no institution may receive more than
$150,000 in total supplemental aid each year.
new text end

Sec. 12. new text beginSTATE GRANT TUITION CAPS; LIVING AND MISCELLANEOUS
EXPENSE ALLOWANCE.
new text end

new text begin (a) For the purposes of the state grant program under Minnesota Statutes, section
136A.121, for the biennium ending June 30, 2019, the tuition maximum is $14,186 in each
fiscal year of the biennium for students in four-year programs, and $5,736 in each fiscal
year of the biennium for students in two-year programs.
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new text begin (b) The living and miscellaneous expense allowance for the state grant program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.121, for the biennium ending June 30, 2019, is set at
$9,320 for each fiscal year of the biennium.
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Sec. 13. new text beginONGOING APPROPRIATION.
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new text begin The appropriation under Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 25, section 62, subdivision 11,
may be used to provide grants for any purpose under Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.1275.
new text end