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HF 497

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/07/2019 07:14pm

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

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Introduction Posted on 01/28/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; prohibiting child care providers from receiving child
care assistance program reimbursements for dependents of employees; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 119B.09, subdivision 9a.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 119B.09, subdivision 9a, is amended to read:


Subd. 9a.

Child care deleted text begincentersdeleted text endnew text begin authorizationsnew text end; deleted text beginassistancedeleted text endnew text begin dependents of employeesnew text end.

(a)
A child care center deleted text beginmaydeleted text endnew text begin or family child care provider must notnew text end receive authorizations for
deleted text begin 25 or fewerdeleted text end children who are dependents of the center'snew text begin or provider'snew text end employees. deleted text beginIf a child
care center is authorized for more than 25 children who are dependents of center employees,
the county cannot authorize additional dependents of an employee until the number of
children falls below 25.
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deleted text begin (b) Funds paid to providers during the period of time when a center is authorized for
more than 25 children who are dependents of center employees must not be treated as
overpayments under section 119B.11, subdivision 2a, due to noncompliance with this
subdivision.
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deleted text begin (c)deleted text endnew text begin (b)new text end Nothing in this subdivision precludes the commissioner from conducting fraud
investigations relating to child care assistance, imposing sanctions, and obtaining monetary
recovery as otherwise provided by law.