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SF 3123

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/23/2018 02:43pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; increasing state aid for school district
telecommunications projects; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2016, section 125B.26, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2017, First Special Session
chapter 5, article 5, section 14, subdivision 4.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 125B.26, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 4a. new text end

new text begin Additional telecommunications equity access aid. new text end

new text begin A school district, charter
school, or intermediate school district is eligible for additional telecommunications equity
access aid equal to the greater of:
new text end

new text begin (1) zero; or
new text end

new text begin (2) the product of the district's adjusted pupil units for that year and ? percent of the
difference between:
new text end

new text begin (i) the district's adjusted approved costs under subdivision 1 per adjusted pupil unit; and
new text end

new text begin (ii) the average approved costs per adjusted pupil unit for all districts.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for revenue in fiscal year 2019 and later.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 5, article 5, section 14, subdivision 4, is
amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Equity in telecommunications access.

For equity in telecommunications accessnew text begin
aid under Minnesota Statutes, section 125B.26, subdivision 4
new text end:

$
3,750,000
.....
2018
$
3,750,000
.....
2019

If the appropriation amount is insufficient, the commissioner shall reduce the
reimbursement rate in Minnesota Statutes, section 125B.26, subdivisions 4 and 5, and the
revenue for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 shall be prorated.

Any balance in the first year does not cancel but is available in the second year.

Sec. 3. new text beginAPPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

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 general 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 Additional telecommunications equity access aid. new text end

new text begin For additional
telecommunications equity access aid under Minnesota Statutes, section 125B.26, subdivision
4a:
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