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HF 2078

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/15/2017 01:01pm

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underscored = added, new language.

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Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/06/2017

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to workforce development; appropriating money to Bridges to Healthcare's
job training programs.

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

Section 1. new text beginBRIDGES TO HEALTHCARE; APPROPRIATION.
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new text begin $360,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $360,000 in fiscal year 2019 are appropriated from the
workforce development fund to the commissioner of employment and economic development
for a grant to Bridges to Healthcare to provide career education, wraparound support services,
and job skills training in high-demand health care fields to low-income parents, non-native
speakers of English, and other hard-to-train individuals, helping families build secure
pathways out of poverty while also addressing worker shortages in one of Minnesota's most
innovative industries. Funds may be used for program expenses, including but not limited
to hiring instructors and navigators; space rental; and supportive services to help participants
attend classes, including assistance with course fees, child care, transportation, and safe and
stable housing. In addition, up to five percent of grant funds may be used for Bridges to
Healthcare's administrative costs. These funds are available until June 30, 2020.
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