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SF 3

as introduced - 91st Legislature, 2020 2nd Special Session (2020 - 2020) Posted on 07/21/2020 09:16am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education; appropriating money for school reopening grants.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Department of Education. new text end

new text begin The sum indicated in this section is
appropriated from the coronavirus relief federal fund to the Department of Education for
the fiscal year designated.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin School reopening grants. new text end

new text begin (a) For school reopening grants:
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new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 25,000,000
new text end
new text begin .....
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new text begin 2021
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new text begin (b) A public or nonpublic school may apply for a school reopening grant in the form
and manner specified by the commissioner. A school is eligible for a grant if the school
applies by the commissioner-determined deadline, if students attending the school fulfill
the state's compulsory attendance laws, and if the school agrees to spend the funds only for
allowable uses as defined in paragraph (c). The commissioner must allocate grant awards
equally on a per-pupil basis to all qualifying applicants.
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new text begin (c) A grant award under this section must be used for purposes related to reopening
school buildings for in-person instruction of students. Uses are limited to personnel and
material costs for ensuring ongoing student and staff safety and health, for ensuring students
receive basic and enriched educational services, and for ensuring prioritization of students
who need additional services as a result of the 2019-2020 school year distance learning
period.
new text end

new text begin (d) This is a onetime appropriation.
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new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Eligible expenditure from the coronavirus relief federal fund. new text end

new text begin (a) No money
in this section may be spent until the commissioner of management and budget determines
that the appropriation in this section is an eligible use of the coronavirus relief federal fund.
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new text begin (b) The appropriation in this section is available until December 30, 2020.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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