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HF 3452

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/24/2022 05:56pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/15/2022

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education; establishing a grant program for investment in nature and
gamesmanship education; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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

Section 1. new text beginGRANT PROGRAM; INVESTMENT IN NATURE AND
GAMESMANSHIP EDUCATION.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Grant program. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner of natural resources must create
a grant program to increase firearms safety, trap shooting, archery, hunting, and angling
activities in physical education courses in Minnesota school districts. A school must ensure
that activities funded under the program are consistent with required state standards for
physical education.
new text end

new text begin (b) In developing the program, the commissioner must consult with members from each
of the following groups: Leech Lake Band, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe; Red Lake Band of
Chippewa Indians; Lower Sioux Indian Reservation; Prairie Island Sioux Indian Reservation;
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Indian Reservation; and Upper Sioux Indian Reservation.
As practicable, the commissioner must incorporate recommendations from these groups in
the grant program design.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Eligibility. new text end

new text begin (a) A school district or American Indian-controlled tribal contract
or grant school may apply to the commissioner of natural resources to participate in the
program in the form and manner determined by the commissioner.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner must seek geographic balance among schools selected for
participation.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Report. new text end

new text begin No later than January 15, 2024, the commissioner must report on
program outcomes to the chairs and ranking minority members of the house of representatives
and senate committees with jurisdiction over education and natural resources policy and
finance. The report must be in writing.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Appropriation. new text end

new text begin (a) The sums in this section are appropriated from the general
fund to the commissioner of education for transfer to the commissioner of natural resources
to implement the program under this section in the fiscal years designated.
new text end

new text begin $
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new text begin 5,000,000
new text end
new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2022
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new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 5,000,000
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new text begin .....
new text end
new text begin 2023
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new text begin (b) Money appropriated for the investment in nature and gamesmanship education grant
program may be used for Department of Natural Resources personnel costs, curriculum
development, reporting costs, school staff training, outdoor sports licenses for participating
students, and equipment used in courses.
new text end

new text begin (c) Any balance in the first year does not cancel but is available in the second year.
new text end

new text begin (d) The base for fiscal years 2024 to 2031 is $5,000,000 per year.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end