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SF 2653

2nd Engrossment - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 02/12/2008
1st Engrossment Posted on 03/05/2008
2nd Engrossment Posted on 04/02/2008

Current Version - 2nd Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to education; establishing a conflict of interest exception for certain
contracts requiring school board approval; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006,
section 471.88, by adding a subdivision.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 471.88, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:

new text begin Subd. 21. new text end

new text begin Contract with no bids required. new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding subdivision 1, a local
school board may contract with a class of school district employees such as teachers
or custodians where the spouse of a school board member is a member of the class
of employees contracting with the school board and the employee spouse receives no
special monetary or other benefit that is substantially different from the benefits that
other members of the class receive under the employment contract. A school board
invoking this exception must have a majority of disinterested school board members vote
to approve the contract, direct the school board member spouse to abstain from voting to
approve the contract, and publicly set out the essential facts of the contract at the meeting
where the contract is approved.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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