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SF 2508

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/21/2018 09:00am

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

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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; establishing school facilities improvement revenue;
appropriating money;amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.40, by
adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
123B.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [123B.635] SCHOOL FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT REVENUE.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin School facilities improvement revenue uses. new text end

new text begin (a) A school district may
use its school facilities improvement revenue for:
new text end

new text begin (1) lease agreements for school facilities;
new text end

new text begin (2) facility modifications designed to enhance student and staff safety;
new text end

new text begin (3) facilities improvements;
new text end

new text begin (4) long-term facilities maintenance; and
new text end

new text begin (5) new construction of instructional space, not to exceed in size 20 percent of the square
footage of the previously existing building.
new text end

new text begin (b) A school district qualifies for revenue under this section only if the district is not
levying for building lease revenue under section 126C.40 for the same year.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin School facilities improvement revenue. new text end

new text begin (a) A school district's facilities
improvement revenue equals $212 times the district's adjusted pupil units for that year.
new text end

new text begin (b) A school district that is a member of an intermediate school district may include in
its revenue under this section an additional amount not to exceed $65 times the adjusted
pupil units of the member districts for school facilities improvement projects according to
subdivision 1.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin School facilities improvement levy. new text end

new text begin A district's school facilities improvement
levy equals its school facilities improvement revenue times the lesser of one or the ratio of
its adjusted net tax capacity per adjusted pupil unit in the year preceding the year the levy
is certified to 125 percent of the state average adjusted net tax capacity per adjusted pupil
unit for the current school year.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin School facilities improvement aid. new text end

new text begin A district's school facilities improvement
aid equals the difference between its school facilities improvement revenue and levy.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Choice of revenue. new text end

new text begin A school district that receives revenue under this section
may not levy under section 126C.40 for the same school year.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for revenue for fiscal year 2020.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.40, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Choice of revenue. new text end

new text begin A school district that levies under this section is not eligible
for school facilities improvement revenue under section 123B.635 for that school year.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for revenue for fiscal year 2020.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Department of Education. new text end

new text begin The sums indicated in this section are
appropriated from the general fund to the Department of Education for the fiscal years
designated.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin School facilities improvement revenue. new text end

new text begin For school facilities improvement
revenue under Minnesota Statutes, section 123B.635:
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin .......
new text end
new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2019
new text end