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SF 3134

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/13/2020 04:26pm

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; allowing charter and nonpublic school students to participate
in the extracurricular activities of their resident district; amending Minnesota
Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 123B.49, subdivision 4.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 123B.49, subdivision 4, is amended
to read:

Subd. 4.

Board control of extracurricular activities.

(a) The board must take charge
of and control all extracurricular activities of the teachers and children of the public schools
in the district. Extracurricular activities means all direct and personal services for pupils for
their enjoyment that are managed and operated under the guidance of an adult or staff
member. The board deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end allow all resident pupils receiving instruction in a home
school as defined in section 123B.36, subdivision 1, paragraph (a), new text beginand all resident pupils
receiving instruction in a charter school or a nonpublic school as defined in section 123B.41,
subdivision 9, whose enrolling school enters into a cooperative arrangement with the resident
new text endto be eligible to fully participate in extracurricular activities on the same basis as
public school studentsnew text begin enrolled in the district's schoolsnew text end.

(b) Extracurricular activities have all of the following characteristics:

(1) they are not offered for school credit nor required for graduation;

(2) they are generally conducted outside school hours, or if partly during school hours,
at times agreed by the participants, and approved by school authorities;

(3) the content of the activities is determined primarily by the pupil participants under
the guidance of a staff member or other adult.

(c) Any or all costs of these activities may be provided from school revenues and all
revenues and expenditures for these activities shall be recorded in the same manner as other
revenues and expenditures of the district.

(d) The teachers or pupils in the district must not participate in such activity, nor shall
the school name or any allied name be used in connection therewith, except by consent and
direction of the board.

(e) A school district must reserve revenue raised for extracurricular activities and spend
the revenue only for extracurricular activities.

new text begin (f) A school district may charge a charter school or nonpublic school for any additional
cost to the district that the charter or nonpublic school agrees is directly related to
participation in an extracurricular activity by a charter or nonpublic school student, including
the cost of additional staff.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2020.
new text end