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HF 678

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/21/2019 05:16pm

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underscored = added, new language.

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Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/04/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to workforce development; appropriating money for job skills training for
recently released inmates.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
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new text begin (a) $425,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $425,000 in fiscal year 2021 are appropriated from
the workforce development fund to the commissioner of employment and economic
development for a grant to Better Futures Minnesota to provide job skills training to
individuals who have been released from incarceration for a felony-level offense and are
no more than 12 months from the date of release.
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new text begin (b) Better Futures Minnesota shall annually report to the commissioner on how the
money was spent and what results were achieved. The report must include, at a minimum,
information and data about the number of participants; participant homelessness, employment,
recidivism, and child support compliance; and job skills training provided to program
participants.
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