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3rd Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 06/21/2017 11:31am

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A bill for an act
relating to higher education; providing funding and 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.125, subdivisions 2, 4; 136A.1275; 136A.685; 148.89,
subdivision 5; Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 1, section 15; proposing coding for
new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 136A; 148; 298.

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

ARTICLE 1

HIGHER EDUCATION APPROPRIATIONS

Section 1. APPROPRIATIONS.

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.

APPROPRIATIONS
Available for the Year
Ending June 30
2018
2019

Sec. 2. MINNESOTA OFFICE OF HIGHER
EDUCATION

Subdivision 1.

Total Appropriation

$
244,044,000
$
240,573,000

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

Subd. 2.

State Grants

185,174,000
185,394,000

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

Subd. 3.

Child Care Grants

6,684,000
6,684,000

Subd. 4.

State Work-Study

14,502,000
14,502,000

Subd. 5.

Interstate Tuition Reciprocity

11,018,000
11,018,000

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

Subd. 6.

Safety Officer's Survivors

100,000
100,000

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.

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

Subd. 7.

Indian Scholarships

3,500,000
3,500,000

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.

Subd. 8.

Tribal College Grants

150,000
150,000

For tribal college assistance grants under
Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.1796.

Subd. 9.

Intervention for College Attendance
Program Grants

671,000
671,000

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

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

Subd. 10.

Student-Parent Information

122,000
122,000

Subd. 11.

Get Ready!

180,000
180,000

Subd. 12.

Minnesota Education Equity
Partnership

45,000
45,000

Subd. 13.

Midwest Higher Education Compact

115,000
115,000

Subd. 14.

United Family Medicine Residency
Program

501,000
501,000

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.

Subd. 15.

MnLINK Gateway and Minitex

5,905,000
5,905,000

Subd. 16.

Statewide Longitudinal Education
Data System

882,000
882,000

Subd. 17.

Hennepin County Medical Center

645,000
645,000

For transfer to Hennepin County Medical
Center for graduate family medical education
programs at Hennepin County Medical Center.

Subd. 18.

MNSCU Two-Year Public College
Program

3,481,000
-0-

(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.

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

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

Subd. 19.

College Possible

250,000
250,000

(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.

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

(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.

(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.

Subd. 20.

Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic
Brain Injury Research Grant Program

3,000,000
3,000,000

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

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

Subd. 21.

Summer Academic Enrichment
Program

125,000
125,000

For summer academic enrichment grants under
Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.091.

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

Subd. 22.

Dual Training Competency Grants;
OHE

2,000,000
2,000,000

For training grants under Minnesota Statutes,
section 136A.246.

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

Subd. 23.

Dual Training Competency Grants;
DOLI

200,000
200,000

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

Subd. 24.

Concurrent Enrollment Courses

340,000
340,000

(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.

(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.

(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:

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

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

Subd. 25.

Campus Sexual Assault Reporting

25,000
25,000

For the sexual assault reporting required under
Minnesota Statutes, section 135A.15.

Subd. 26.

Campus Sexual Violence Prevention
and Response Coordinator

150,000
150,000

For the Office of Higher Education to staff a
campus sexual violence prevention and
response coordinator to serve as a statewide
resource providing professional development
and guidance on best practices for
postsecondary institutions. $50,000 each year
are for administrative funding to conduct
trainings and provide materials to
postsecondary institutions.

Subd. 27.

Teacher Shortage Loan Forgiveness

200,000
200,000

For the loan forgiveness program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.1791.

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

Subd. 28.

Addiction Medicine Graduate
Fellowship Program

210,000
-0-

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.

Subd. 29.

Student and Employer Connection
Information System

405,000
405,000

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.

Subd. 30.

Emergency Assistance for
Postsecondary Students

175,000
175,000

(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.

(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.

(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.

Subd. 31.

Large Animal Veterinarian Loan
Forgiveness Program

375,000
375,000

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

Subd. 32.

Grants to Teacher Candidates

500,000
500,000

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.

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

Subd. 33.

Loan Repayment Assistance Program

25,000
25,000

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.

Subd. 34.

Agency Administration

2,389,000
2,389,000

Subd. 35.

Balances Forward

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

Subd. 36.

Transfers

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.

Sec. 3. BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE
MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND
UNIVERSITIES

Subdivision 1.

Total Appropriation

$
700,036,000
$
699,816,000

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

Subd. 2.

Central Office and Shared Services Unit

33,074,000
33,074,000

For the Office of the Chancellor and the
Shared Services Division.

Subd. 3.

Operations and Maintenance

662,847,000
662,627,000

(a) The Board of Trustees must establish
tuition rates as follows:

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

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

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

(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 15.

(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.

(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.

(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.

(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.

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.

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.

(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.

(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.

(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.

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 and to whom materials were
distributed; and identify any collaborations
with employers and trade organizations.

Subd. 4.

Learning Network of Minnesota

4,115,000
4,115,000

Sec. 4. BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

Subdivision 1.

Total Appropriation

$
643,318,000
$
643,318,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
641,161,000
641,161,000
Health Care Access
2,157,000
2,157,000

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

Subd. 2.

Operations and Maintenance

573,723,000
573,723,000

(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.

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.

(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.

(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.

(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.

Subd. 3.

Primary Care Education Initiatives

2,157,000
2,157,000

This appropriation is from the health care
access fund.

Subd. 4.

Special Appropriations

(a) Agriculture and Extension Service
42,922,000
42,922,000

For the Agricultural Experiment Station and
the Minnesota Extension Service:

(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;

(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:

(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);

(ii) alternative bioenergy crops and cropping
systems; and

(iii) biofuel coproducts used for livestock feed;

(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;

(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:

(i) vegetable crop research with priority for
extending the Minnesota vegetable growing
season;

(ii) fertilizer and soil fertility research and
development;

(iii) soil, groundwater, and surface water
conservation practices and contaminant
reduction research;

(iv) discovering and developing plant varieties
that use nutrients more efficiently;

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

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

(vii) utilizing plant and livestock cells to treat
and cure human diseases;

(viii) the development of dairy coproducts;

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

(x) crop pest and animal disease research;

(xi) developing animal agriculture that is
capable of sustainably feeding the world;

(xii) consumer food safety education and
outreach;

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

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

(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.

(b) Health Sciences
9,204,000
9,204,000

$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.

(c) Institute of Technology
1,140,000
1,140,000

For the geological survey and the talented
youth mathematics program.

(d) System Special
6,181,000
6,181,000

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.

$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.

(e) University of Minnesota and Mayo
Foundation Partnership
7,991,000
7,991,000

This appropriation is for the following
activities:

(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.

(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.

Subd. 5.

Academic Health Center

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

Sec. 5. MAYO CLINIC

Subdivision 1.

Total Appropriation

$
1,351,000
$
1,351,000

The amounts that may be spent are specified
in the following subdivisions.

Subd. 2.

Medical School

665,000
665,000

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.

Subd. 3.

Family Practice and Graduate
Residency Program

686,000
686,000

The state must pay stipend support for up to
27 residents each year.

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; and

(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 system. ;

(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;

(11) aggregate data on the following:

(i) student demographics;

(ii) student enrollment history, including student enrollment by legislative district;

(iii) degrees and certificates awarded by region, as defined in section 462.385, subdivision
1;

(iv) student debt history;

(v) student academics, including completion rates by preparedness and financial need;

(vi) human resources, including employee head count and employee demographics;

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

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

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

(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.

(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 forcible sex offenses rape, sex offenses - fondling, sex offenses - incest, or sex
offenses - statutory rape
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 94 percent of
the parental contribution. For independent students with dependents other than a spouse,
the assigned family responsibility is 86 percent of the student contribution. For independent
students without dependents other than a spouse, the assigned family responsibility is 50
percent of the student contribution. For all student types, the assigned family responsibility
equals the modified contribution for that student minus $158
.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 136A.125, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Eligible students.

(a) An applicant is eligible for a child care grant if the
applicant:

(1) is a resident of the state of Minnesota or the applicant's spouse is a resident of the
state of Minnesota;

(2) has a child 12 years of age or younger, or 14 years of age or younger who is disabled
as defined in section 125A.02, and who is receiving or will receive care on a regular basis
from a licensed or legal, nonlicensed caregiver;

(3) is income eligible as determined by the office's policies and rules, but is not a recipient
of assistance from the Minnesota family investment program;

(4) either has not earned a baccalaureate degree and has been enrolled full time less than
eight ten semesters or the equivalent, or has earned a baccalaureate degree and has been
enrolled full time less than eight ten semesters or the equivalent in a graduate or professional
degree program;

(5) is pursuing a nonsectarian program or course of study that applies to an undergraduate,
graduate, or professional degree, diploma, or certificate;

(6) is enrolled in at least six credits in an undergraduate program or one credit in a
graduate or professional program in an eligible institution; and

(7) is in good academic standing and making satisfactory academic progress.

(b) A student who withdraws from enrollment for active military service after December
31, 2002, because the student was ordered to active military service as defined in section
190.05, subdivision 5b or 5c, or for a major illness, while under the care of a medical
professional, that substantially limits the student's ability to complete the term is entitled to
an additional semester or the equivalent of grant eligibility and will be considered to be in
continuing enrollment status upon return.

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 136A.125, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Amount and length of grants.

(a) The amount of a child care grant must be
based on:

(1) the income of the applicant and the applicant's spouse;

(2) the number in the applicant's family, as defined by the office; and

(3) the number of eligible children in the applicant's family.

(b) The maximum award to the applicant shall be $2,800 $3,000 for each eligible child
per academic year, except that the campus financial aid officer may apply to the office for
approval to increase grants by up to ten percent to compensate for higher market charges
for infant care in a community. The office shall develop policies to determine community
market costs and review institutional requests for compensatory grant increases to ensure
need and equal treatment. The office shall prepare a chart to show the amount of a grant
that will be awarded per child based on the factors in this subdivision. The chart shall include
a range of income and family size.

(c) Applicants with family incomes at or below a percentage of the federal poverty level,
as determined by the commissioner, will qualify for the maximum award. The commissioner
shall attempt to set the percentage at a level estimated to fully expend the available
appropriation for child care grants. Applicants with family incomes exceeding that threshold
will receive the maximum award minus ten percent of their income exceeding that threshold.
If the result is less than zero, the grant is zero.

(d) The academic year award amount must be disbursed by academic term using the
following formula:

(1) the academic year amount described in paragraph (b);

(2) divided by the number of terms in the academic year;

(3) divided by 15 for undergraduate students and six for graduate and professional
students; and

(4) multiplied by the number of credits for which the student is enrolled that academic
term, up to 15 credits for undergraduate students and six for graduate and professional
students.

(e) Payments shall be made each academic term to the student or to the child care
provider, as determined by the institution. Institutions may make payments more than once
within the academic term.

Sec. 6.

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


136A.1275 GRANTS TO STUDENT TEACHERS IN SHORTAGE AREAS
TEACHER CANDIDATE GRANTS
.

Subdivision 1.

Establishment.

(a) The 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 are interested in teaching
in a high needs subject area or region
intend to teach in a shortage area after graduating and
receiving their teaching license or belong to an underrepresented racial or ethnic group. For
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.

(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.

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 and results in the teacher candidate receiving in order
to be recommended for
a full professional teaching license enabling the licensee to teach
in a high needs subject area or region
; and

(2) demonstrate financial need based on criteria established by the commissioner under
subdivision 3;

(3) intend to teach in a shortage area or belong to an underrepresented racial or ethnic
group; and

(4) be meeting satisfactory academic progress as defined under section 136A.101,
subdivision 10
.

Subd. 3.

Administration; repayment.

(a) The commissioner must establish an
application process and other guidelines for implementing this program, 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
.

(b) The commissioner must determine each academic year the stipend amount up to
$7,500
based on the amount of available funding and , the number of eligible applicants,
and the financial need of the applicants
.

(c) The percentage of the total award reserved for teacher candidates who identify as
belonging to an underrepresented racial or ethnic group must be equal to or greater than the
total percentage of students of underrepresented racial or ethnic groups as measured under
section 120B.35, subdivision 3. If this percentage cannot be met because of a lack of
qualifying candidates, the remaining amount may be awarded to teacher candidates who
intend to teach in a shortage area.

Sec. 7.

[136A.1705] STUDENT LOAN DEBT COUNSELING.

Subdivision 1.

Grant.

A program is established under the Office of Higher Education
to provide a grant to a Minnesota-based nonprofit qualified debt counseling organization
to provide individual student loan debt repayment counseling to borrowers who are Minnesota
residents concerning loans obtained to attend a postsecondary institution. The number of
individuals receiving counseling may be limited to those capable of being served with
available appropriations for that purpose. A goal of the counseling program is to provide
two counseling sessions to at least 75 percent of borrowers receiving counseling.

The purpose of the counseling is to assist borrowers to:

(1) understand their loan and repayment options;

(2) manage loan repayment; and

(3) develop a workable budget based on the borrower's full financial situation regarding
income, expenses, and other debt.

Subd. 2.

Qualified debt counseling organization.

A qualified debt counseling
organization is an organization that:

(1) has experience in providing individualized student loan counseling;

(2) employs certified financial loan counselors; and

(3) is based in Minnesota and has offices at multiple rural and metropolitan area locations
in the state to provide in-person counseling.

Subd. 3.

Grant application and award.

(a) Applications for a grant shall be on a form
created by the commissioner and on a schedule set by the commissioner. Among other
provisions, the application must include a description of:

(1) the characteristics of borrowers to be served;

(2) the services to be provided and a timeline for implementation of the services;

(3) how the services provided will help borrowers manage loan repayment;

(4) specific program outcome goals and performance measures for each goal; and

(5) how the services will be evaluated to determine whether the program goals were
met.

(b) The commissioner shall select one grant recipient for a two-year award every two
years, as funds are available. A grant may be renewed biennially.

Subd. 4.

Program evaluation.

(a) The grant recipient must submit a report to the
commissioner by January 15 of the second year of the grant award. The report must evaluate
and measure the extent to which program outcome goals have been met.

(b) The grant recipient must collect, analyze, and report on participation and outcome
data that enable the office to verify the outcomes.

(c) The evaluation must include information on the number of borrowers served with
on-time student loan payments, the numbers who brought their loans into good standing,
the number of student loan defaults, the number who developed a monthly budget plan, and
other information required by the commissioner. Recipients of the counseling must be
surveyed on their opinions about the usefulness of the counseling and the survey results
must be included in the report.

Subd. 5.

Report to legislature.

By February 1 of the second year of each grant award,
the commissioner must submit a report to the committees in the legislature with jurisdiction
over higher education finance regarding grant program outcomes.

Sec. 8.

[136A.659] EXEMPTION; ACCREDITED NONPROFIT SCHOOLS.

Except as provided in this section, a regionally accredited nonprofit postsecondary
institution with its primary physical location in Minnesota shall not be subject to the
requirements of sections 136A.61 to 136A.71 related to approval or preapproval of degree
programs within approved degrees, majors, minors, concentrations, areas of emphasis,
nondegree programs within approved degrees, courses, new locations, and underlying
curriculum, including modifications thereof and fees related thereto.

Regionally accredited nonprofit postsecondary institutions shall notify the commissioner
of the Office of Higher Education about new locations, new majors, and new degrees within
existing degrees and upon request, shall provide additional information to the commissioner
of the Office of Higher Education about new locations, new majors, and new degrees.
Regionally accredited nonprofit postsecondary institutions must notify the commissioner
of the Office of Higher Education within 60 days of a program closing. Nothing in this
section exempts a regionally accredited nonprofit postsecondary institution from the annual
registration and degree approval requirements of sections 136A.61 to 136A.71.

Sec. 9.

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


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

The office shall not provide may revoke, or deny an application for, 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. If the adjudication was
related to a particular academic program, the office may revoke degree approval, or deny
an application for degree approval, for that program only.

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. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.89, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Practice of psychology.

"Practice of psychology" means the observation,
description, evaluation, interpretation, or modification of human behavior by the application
of psychological principles, methods, or procedures for any reason, including to prevent,
eliminate, or manage symptomatic, maladaptive, or undesired behavior and to enhance
interpersonal relationships, work, life and developmental adjustment, personal and
organizational effectiveness, behavioral health, and mental health. The practice of psychology
includes, but is not limited to, the following services, regardless of whether the provider
receives payment for the services:

(1) psychological research and teaching of psychology subject to the exemptions in
section 148.9075
;

(2) assessment, including psychological testing and other means of evaluating personal
characteristics such as intelligence, personality, abilities, interests, aptitudes, and
neuropsychological functioning;

(3) a psychological report, whether written or oral, including testimony of a provider as
an expert witness, concerning the characteristics of an individual or entity;

(4) psychotherapy, including but not limited to, categories such as behavioral, cognitive,
emotive, systems, psychophysiological, or insight-oriented therapies; counseling; hypnosis;
and diagnosis and treatment of:

(i) mental and emotional disorder or disability;

(ii) alcohol and substance dependence or abuse;

(iii) disorders of habit or conduct;

(iv) the psychological aspects of physical illness or condition, accident, injury, or
disability, including the psychological impact of medications;

(v) life adjustment issues, including work-related and bereavement issues; and

(vi) child, family, or relationship issues;

(5) psychoeducational services and treatment; and

(6) consultation and supervision.

Sec. 11.

[148.9075] LICENSURE EXEMPTIONS.

Subdivision 1.

Teaching and research.

Nothing in sections 148.88 to 148.98 shall be
construed to prevent a person employed in a secondary, postsecondary, or graduate institution
from teaching and conducting research in psychology within an educational institution that
is recognized by a regional accrediting organization or by a federal, state, county, or local
government institution, agency, or research facility, so long as:

(1) the institution, agency, or facility provides appropriate oversight mechanisms to
ensure public protections; and

(2) the person is not providing direct clinical services to a client or clients as defined in
sections 148.88 to 148.98.

Subd. 2.

Students.

Nothing in sections 148.88 to 148.98 shall prohibit the practice of
psychology under qualified supervision by practicum psychology students, predoctoral
psychology interns, or an individual who has earned a doctoral degree in psychology and
is in the process of completing their postdoctoral supervised psychological employment.

Sec. 12.

[298.2215] COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM.

Subdivision 1.

Establishment.

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.

Subd. 2.

Eligibility.

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.

Sec. 13.

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


Sec. 15. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA BASE ADJUSTMENT.

(a) For fiscal years 2016 to 2041 2017, $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.

(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.

Sec. 14. DEVELOPMENTAL EDUCATION REFORM.

(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:

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

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

(3) other identified system policy changes, including an appeals process, that will decrease
the number of students being placed into developmental education courses;

(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 complete college-level gateway courses in one year whenever possible;

(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

(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.

(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.

(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.

Sec. 15. GREATER MINNESOTA OUTREACH AND RECRUITMENT.

The Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota is requested to 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.

Sec. 16. SCHOOL DISTRICT GRADUATE REPORTING.

(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,
limited to the most recent academic year:

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

(2) the number and percent of students from each high school who complete supplemental
or developmental education within one academic year;

(3) the number and percent of students from each high school that complete gateway
courses in one academic year; and

(4) time to complete a degree or certificate.

(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 February 1, 2018,
and update the report at least annually thereafter.

Sec. 17. REQUIRED MNSCU EASEMENTS.

Subdivision 1.

Easement grant to the Housing and Redevelopment Authority in and
for the city of Virginia.

The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and
Universities shall, by July 1, 2017, grant permanent easements as described in subdivisions
2 and 3 to the Housing and Redevelopment Authority in and for the city of Virginia, for the
benefit of:

A parcel of land lying in the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 7,
Township 58 North, Range 17 West, in St. Louis County, described as follows:

Commencing at the center of said Section 7, Township 58 North, Range 17 West; thence
Northerly along the North-South quarter line a distance of 725 feet, thence due East a
distance of 72 feet to the point of beginning; thence due North a distance of 350 feet;
thence due East a distance of 300 feet; thence due South a distance of 350 feet; thence
due West a distance of 300 feet to the point of beginning,

which easements shall run with the land and shall inure to the benefit of and be binding
upon the owners of the benefited and burdened parcels and their respective successors and
assigns.

Subd. 2.

Access easement.

The board shall grant to the authority a 50.00-foot-wide
easement for vehicular and pedestrian ingress and egress access purposes over and across
that part of Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 7, Township 58 North,
Range 17 West, St. Louis County. The centerline of said easement is described as follows:

Commencing at the southwest corner of said Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter;
thence North 3 degrees 00 minutes 34 seconds West, assumed bearing along the west
line of said Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter a distance of 725.00 feet; thence
on a bearing of East 72.00 feet; thence on a bearing of South 25.00 feet to the point of
beginning of the centerline to be described; thence on a bearing of East 330.30 feet;
thence South 1 degree 18 minutes 18 seconds East 249.04 feet; thence southwesterly
32.44 feet along a tangential curve, concave to the northwest, having a radius of 25.15
feet and a central angle of 73 degrees 55 minutes 31 seconds; thence southerly 56.77
feet along a reverse curve, concave to the east, having a radius of 44.00 feet and a central
angle of 73 degrees 55 minutes 31 seconds; thence South 1 degree 18 minutes 18 seconds
East tangent to said curve 37.63 feet; thence southeasterly 34.85 feet along a tangential
curve, concave to the northeast, having a radius of 44.00 feet and a central angle of 45
degrees 22 minutes 30 seconds; thence South 46 degrees 40 minutes 49 seconds East
tangent to said last described curve 53.67 feet; thence southerly 19.86 feet along a
tangential curve, concave to the west, having a radius of 25.00 feet and a central angle
of 45 degrees 31 minutes 06 seconds; thence South 1 degree 09 minutes 42 seconds East
tangent to said last described curve 269.94 feet to the south line of said Southwest Quarter
of the Northeast Quarter and said centerline there terminating.

The sidelines of said easement shall be prolonged or shortened to terminate on the northerly
right-of-way line of Chestnut Street.

Subd. 3.

Parking easement.

The board shall grant to the authority an easement for
parking purposes, specifically for the nonexclusive right to use up to 26 parking spaces, as
well as the right to use handicapped parking spaces as needed, over and across that part of
Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 7, Township 58 North, Range 17
West, St. Louis County, described as follows:

Commencing at the southwest corner of said Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter;
thence North 3 degrees 00 minutes 34 seconds West, assumed bearing along the west
line of said Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter a distance of 725.00 feet; thence
on a bearing of East 72.00 feet; thence on a bearing of South 50.00 feet; thence on a
bearing of East 305.87 feet; thence South 1 degree 18 minutes 18 seconds East 27.91
feet to the point of beginning of the tract to be described; thence South 88 degrees 41
minutes 42 seconds West 275.00 feet; thence South 1 degree 18 minutes 18 seconds
East 380.00 feet; thence North 88 degrees 41 minutes 42 seconds East 275.00 feet; thence
North 1 degree 18 minutes 18 seconds West 380.00 feet to the point of beginning.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Sec. 18. SUPPLEMENTAL AID FOR TWO-YEAR MNSCU INSTITUTIONS.

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.

Sec. 19. STATE GRANT TUITION CAPS; LIVING AND MISCELLANEOUS
EXPENSE ALLOWANCE.

(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.

(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.

Sec. 20. ONGOING APPROPRIATION.

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.

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1.25 1.26 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 2.28 2.29 2.30 2.31 2.32 2.33 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 3.21 3.22 3.23 3.24 3.25 3.26 3.27 3.28 3.29 3.30 3.31 3.32 3.33 3.34 3.35 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 4.16 4.17 4.18 4.19 4.20 4.21 4.22 4.23 4.24 4.25 4.26 4.27 4.28 4.29 4.30 4.31 4.32 4.33 4.34 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.9 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 5.18 5.19 5.20 5.21 5.22 5.23 5.24 5.25 5.26 5.27 5.28 5.29 5.30 5.31 5.32 5.33 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 6.10 6.11 6.12 6.13 6.14 6.15 6.16 6.17 6.18 6.19 6.20 6.21 6.22 6.23 6.24 6.25 6.26 6.27 6.28 6.29 6.30 6.31 6.32 6.33 6.34 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 7.10 7.11 7.12 7.13 7.14 7.15 7.16 7.17 7.18 7.19 7.20 7.21 7.22 7.23 7.24 7.25 7.26 7.27 7.28 7.29 7.30 7.31 7.32 7.33 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.8 8.9 8.10 8.11 8.12 8.13 8.14 8.15 8.16 8.17 8.18 8.19 8.20 8.21 8.22 8.23 8.24 8.25 8.26 8.27 8.28 8.29 8.30 8.31 8.32 8.33 8.34 8.35 8.36 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.9 9.10 9.11 9.12 9.13 9.14 9.15 9.16 9.17 9.18 9.19 9.20 9.21 9.22 9.23 9.24 9.25 9.26 9.27 9.28 9.29 9.30 9.31 9.32 9.33 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.9 10.10 10.11 10.12 10.13 10.14 10.15 10.16 10.17 10.18 10.19 10.20 10.21 10.22 10.23 10.24 10.25 10.26 10.27 10.28 10.29 10.30 10.31 10.32 10.33 10.34
11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 11.7 11.8 11.9 11.10 11.11 11.12 11.13 11.14 11.15 11.16 11.17 11.18 11.19 11.20 11.21 11.22 11.23 11.24 11.25 11.26 11.27 11.28 11.29 11.30 11.31 11.32 11.33 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.9 12.10 12.11 12.12 12.13 12.14 12.15 12.16 12.17 12.18 12.19 12.20 12.21 12.22 12.23 12.24 12.25 12.26 12.27 12.28 12.29 12.30 12.31 12.32 12.33 12.34 12.35 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6 13.7 13.8 13.9 13.10 13.11 13.12 13.13 13.14 13.15 13.16 13.17 13.18 13.19 13.20 13.21 13.22 13.23 13.24 13.25 13.26 13.27 13.28 13.29 13.30 13.31 13.32 13.33 13.34 13.35 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.9 14.10
14.11 14.12 14.13 14.14 14.15 14.16 14.17 14.18 14.19 14.20 14.21 14.22 14.23 14.24 14.25 14.26 14.27 14.28 14.29 14.30 14.31 14.32 14.33 14.34 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.8 15.9 15.10 15.11 15.12 15.13 15.14 15.15 15.16 15.17 15.18 15.19 15.20 15.21 15.22 15.23 15.24 15.25 15.26 15.27 15.28 15.29 15.30 15.31 15.32 15.33 15.34 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 16.5 16.6 16.7 16.8 16.9 16.10 16.11 16.12 16.13 16.14 16.15 16.16 16.17 16.18 16.19 16.20 16.21 16.22 16.23 16.24 16.25 16.26 16.27 16.28 16.29 16.30 16.31 16.32 16.33 16.34 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 17.5 17.6 17.7 17.8 17.9 17.10 17.11 17.12 17.13 17.14 17.15 17.16 17.17 17.18 17.19 17.20 17.21 17.22 17.23 17.24 17.25 17.26 17.27 17.28 17.29 17.30 17.31 17.32 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.5 18.6 18.7 18.8 18.9 18.10 18.11 18.12 18.13 18.14 18.15 18.16 18.17 18.18 18.19 18.20 18.21 18.22 18.23 18.24 18.25 18.26 18.27 18.28 18.29 18.30 18.31 18.32 18.33 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 19.5 19.6 19.7 19.8 19.9 19.10 19.11 19.12 19.13 19.14 19.15 19.16 19.17 19.18 19.19 19.20 19.21 19.22 19.23 19.24 19.25 19.26 19.27 19.28 19.29 19.30 19.31 19.32 19.33 19.34
20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.5 20.6 20.7 20.8 20.9 20.10 20.11 20.12 20.13 20.14 20.15 20.16 20.17 20.18
20.19 20.20
20.21 20.22 20.23 20.24 20.25 20.26 20.27 20.28 20.29 20.30 20.31 21.1 21.2 21.3 21.4 21.5 21.6 21.7 21.8 21.9 21.10 21.11 21.12 21.13 21.14 21.15 21.16 21.17 21.18 21.19 21.20 21.21 21.22 21.23 21.24 21.25 21.26 21.27 21.28 21.29 21.30 21.31 21.32 21.33 21.34 22.1 22.2 22.3 22.4 22.5 22.6 22.7 22.8 22.9 22.10 22.11 22.12 22.13 22.14 22.15 22.16 22.17 22.18 22.19 22.20 22.21 22.22 22.23 22.24 22.25 22.26 22.27 22.28 22.29 22.30 22.31 22.32 23.1 23.2
23.3 23.4 23.5 23.6 23.7
23.8 23.9 23.10 23.11 23.12 23.13 23.14 23.15 23.16
23.17 23.18 23.19 23.20 23.21 23.22 23.23 23.24 23.25 23.26 23.27 23.28 23.29 23.30 24.1 24.2 24.3 24.4 24.5 24.6 24.7 24.8 24.9 24.10 24.11
24.12 24.13 24.14 24.15 24.16 24.17 24.18 24.19 24.20 24.21 24.22 24.23 24.24 24.25 24.26 24.27 24.28 24.29 24.30 24.31 25.1 25.2 25.3 25.4 25.5 25.6 25.7 25.8 25.9 25.10 25.11 25.12
25.13 25.14 25.15 25.16 25.17 25.18 25.19 25.20 25.21 25.22 25.23 25.24 25.25 25.26 25.27 25.28 25.29 25.30 25.31 25.32 26.1 26.2 26.3 26.4 26.5 26.6 26.7 26.8 26.9 26.10 26.11 26.12 26.13 26.14 26.15 26.16 26.17 26.18 26.19 26.20 26.21 26.22 26.23
26.24 26.25 26.26 26.27 26.28 26.29 26.30 26.31 26.32 27.1 27.2 27.3 27.4 27.5 27.6 27.7 27.8 27.9 27.10 27.11 27.12 27.13 27.14 27.15 27.16 27.17 27.18 27.19 27.20 27.21 27.22 27.23 27.24 27.25 27.26 27.27 27.28 27.29 27.30 28.1 28.2 28.3 28.4 28.5
28.6 28.7 28.8 28.9 28.10 28.11 28.12 28.13 28.14 28.15 28.16 28.17 28.18 28.19 28.20
28.21 28.22 28.23 28.24 28.25 28.26 28.27 28.28 28.29 28.30 28.31 28.32 29.1 29.2
29.3 29.4 29.5 29.6 29.7 29.8 29.9 29.10 29.11 29.12 29.13 29.14 29.15 29.16 29.17 29.18 29.19 29.20 29.21 29.22 29.23 29.24 29.25 29.26 29.27 29.28 29.29 29.30
30.1 30.2 30.3 30.4 30.5 30.6 30.7 30.8 30.9 30.10 30.11 30.12 30.13 30.14
30.15 30.16 30.17 30.18 30.19 30.20 30.21 30.22 30.23
30.24 30.25 30.26 30.27 30.28 30.29 30.30 30.31
31.1 31.2 31.3 31.4 31.5 31.6 31.7 31.8 31.9 31.10 31.11 31.12 31.13 31.14 31.15 31.16 31.17 31.18 31.19 31.20 31.21 31.22 31.23 31.24 31.25
31.26 31.27 31.28 31.29 31.30 31.31 31.32 32.1 32.2
32.3 32.4 32.5 32.6 32.7 32.8 32.9 32.10 32.11 32.12 32.13 32.14 32.15 32.16 32.17
32.18 32.19 32.20 32.21 32.22 32.23 32.24 32.25 32.26 32.27 32.28 32.29 32.30 33.1 33.2 33.3 33.4 33.5 33.6 33.7 33.8 33.9 33.10 33.11 33.12 33.13 33.14 33.15 33.16 33.17 33.18 33.19 33.20 33.21 33.22 33.23 33.24 33.25 33.26 33.27 33.28 33.29 33.30 33.31 33.32 33.33 33.34 34.1 34.2 34.3 34.4 34.5 34.6 34.7
34.8
34.9 34.10 34.11 34.12 34.13 34.14 34.15 34.16
34.17 34.18 34.19 34.20 34.21 34.22 34.23 34.24 34.25
34.26 34.27 34.28

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