as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/21/2012 04:00pm
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A bill for an act
relating to education finance; modifying school district aid payment shift;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 127A.45, subdivision 2.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 127A.45, subdivision 2,
is amended to read:
(a) "Other district receipts" means payments by county
treasurers pursuant to section 276.10, apportionments from the school endowment fund
pursuant to section 127A.33, apportionments by the county auditor pursuant to section
127A.34, subdivision 2, and payments to school districts by the commissioner of revenue
pursuant to chapter 298.
(b) "Cumulative amount guaranteed" means the product of
(1) the cumulative disbursement percentage shown in subdivision 3; times
(2) the sum of
(i) the current year aid payment percentage of the estimated aid and credit
entitlements paid according to subdivision 13; plus
(ii) 100 percent of the entitlements paid according to subdivisions 11 and 12; plus
(iii) the other district receipts.
(c) "Payment date" means the date on which state payments to districts are made
by the electronic funds transfer method. If a payment date falls on a Saturday, a Sunday,
or a weekday which is a legal holiday, the payment shall be made on the immediately
preceding business day. The commissioner may make payments on dates other than
those listed in subdivision 3, but only for portions of payments from any preceding
payment dates which could not be processed by the electronic funds transfer method due
to documented extenuating circumstances.
(d) The current year aid payment percentage equals 73 in fiscal year 2010 and 70 in
fiscal year 2011, and 60 in fiscal deleted text beginyears 2012deleted text endnew text beginnew text end and later.
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