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HF 2778

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 03/10/2016 03:23pm

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

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Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/08/2016

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education; modifying a report from the advisory committees for
the deaf and hard-of-hearing and the blind and visually impaired; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 125A.63, subdivision 4.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 125A.63, subdivision 4,
is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Advisory committees.

(a) The commissioner shall establish advisory
committees for the deaf and hard-of-hearing and for the blind and visually impaired. The
advisory committees shall develop recommendations and submit an annual report to the
commissioner on the form and in the manner prescribed by the commissioner.

(b) The advisory committees for the deaf and hard of hearing and for the blind and
visually impaired shall meet periodically at least four times per year deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text begin. The committees
must
new text end each new text beginreview, approve, and new text endsubmit deleted text beginan annualdeleted text endnew text begin a biennial new text end report to the commissioner,
the education policy and finance committees of the legislature, and the Commission of
Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard-of-Hearing Minnesotans. The reports must, at least:

(1) identify and report the aggregate, data-based education outcomes for children
with the primary disability classification of deaf and hard of hearing or of blind and
visually impaired, consistent with the commissioner's child count reporting practices, the
commissioner's state and local outcome data reporting system by district and region, and
the school performance report cards under section 120B.36, subdivision 1; and

(2) describe the implementation of a data-based plan for improving the education
outcomes of deaf and hard of hearing or blind and visually impaired children that is
premised on evidence-based best practices, and provide a cost estimate for ongoing
implementation of the plan.