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SF 1739

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/25/2019 04:21pm

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to higher education; expanding occupations for dual-training competency
grants to include next generation technology; appropriating money; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 175.45, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 175.45, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Duties; goal.

The commissioner of labor and industry shall convene
industry representatives, identify occupational competency standards, and provide technical
assistance to develop dual-training programs. The competency standards shall be identified
for employment in occupations in advanced manufacturing, health care services, information
technology, deleted text beginanddeleted text end agriculturenew text begin, and next generation technologynew text end. Competency standards are not
rules and are exempt from the rulemaking provisions of chapter 14, and the provisions in
section 14.386 concerning exempt rules do not apply.

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; NEXT GENERATION TECHNOLOGY COMPETENCY
STANDARDS.
new text end

new text begin $100,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $100,000 in fiscal year 2021 are appropriated from the
general fund to the commissioner of the Office of Higher Education for transfer to the
commissioner of labor and industry to develop competency standards for occupations in
next generation technology for dual training under Minnesota Statutes, section 175.45.
new text end