language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1989 CHAPTER 97-S.F.No. 695 An act relating to education; requiring school boards to report certain teacher discharges and resignations to the board of teaching; providing for immunity from liability; amending Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 125.09, by adding subdivisions. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 125.09, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 4. [MANDATORY REPORTING.] A school board shall report to the board of teaching, the state board of education, or the state board of vocational technical education, whichever has jurisdiction over the teacher's license, when its teacher is discharged or resigns from employment after a charge is filed with the school board under section 125.17, subdivisions 4, clauses (1), (2), and (3), and 5, or after charges are filed that are ground for discharge under section 125.12, subdivision 8, clauses (a), (b), (c), (d), and (e), or when a teacher is suspended or resigns while an investigation is pending under section 125.12, subdivision 8, clauses (a), (b), (c), (d), and (e); 125.17, subdivisions 4, clauses (1), (2), and (3), and 5; or 626.556. The report must be made to the board within ten days after the discharge, suspension, or resignation has occurred. The board to which the report is made shall investigate the report for violation of subdivision 1 and the reporting school board shall cooperate in the investigation. Any data transmitted to any board under this section shall be private data under section 13.02, subdivision 12, notwithstanding any other classification of the data when it was in the possession of any other agency. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 125.09, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 5. [IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY.] A school board, its members in their official capacity, and employees of the school district run by the board are immune from civil or criminal liability for reporting or cooperating as required under section 1, if their actions required under section 1 are done in good faith and with due care. Presented to the governor May 5, 1989 Signed by the governor May 9, 1989, 6:10 p.m.
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