as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
A bill for an act
relating to education finance; increasing certain levy authority; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.45.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 126C.45, is amended to read:
(a) Each year, an independent school district operating and maintaining an ice arena,
may levy for the net operational costs of the ice arena. The levy may not exceed deleted text begin90
percent ofdeleted text end the net actual costs of operation of the arena for the previous year. Net actual
costs are defined as operating costs less any operating revenues.
(b) Any district operating and maintaining an ice arena must demonstrate to the
satisfaction of the Office of Monitoring in the department that the district will offer equal
sports opportunities for male and female students to use its ice arena, particularly in areas
of access to prime practice time, team support, and providing junior varsity and younger
level teams for girls' ice sports and ice sports offerings.