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                         Laws of Minnesota 1990 

                        CHAPTER 596-S.F.No. 1966 
           An act relating to education; permitting school 
          attendance in bordering states; authorizing severance 
          pay for certain teachers; examining intrastate 
          educational opportunities; amending Minnesota Statutes 
          1988, section 120.08, subdivision 2, and by adding a 
          subdivision; 1990 H. F. 2200, article 6, section 33, 
          if enacted. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 120.08, 
subdivision 2, is amended to read:  
    Subd. 2.  A school board of a district maintaining a 
secondary school may by a majority vote provide for the 
instruction of any resident pupil attending an elementary 
school, a middle school, or a secondary school in a school 
district in an adjoining state.  Any charge for tuition or 
transportation, by the district in the adjoining state, shall be 
paid by the resident district.  The pupil shall be considered a 
pupil of the resident district for the purposes of state aid. 
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 120.08, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
    Subd. 3.  [SEVERANCE PAY.] A district shall pay severance 
pay to a teacher who is:  
    (1) placed on unrequested leave of absence by the district 
because the teacher's position is discontinued as a result of an 
agreement under this section; and 
    (2) not employed by another district for the school year 
following the teacher's placement on unrequested leave of 
absence. 
    The severance pay shall be equivalent to the teacher's 
salary for one year and is subject to section 465.72.  The 
district may levy according to 1990 H.F. 2200, article 6, 
section 33 for the severance pay. 
    Sec. 3.  1990 H.F. 2200, article 6, section 33, if enacted 
in 1990, is amended to read: 
    Sec. 33.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 275.125, 
subdivision 4, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 4.  [MISCELLANEOUS LEVY AUTHORIZATIONS.] (a) A school 
district may levy the amounts necessary to make payments for 
bonds issued and for interest thereon, including the bonds and 
interest thereon, issued as authorized by Minnesota Statutes 
1974, section 275.125, subdivision 3, clause (7)(C); the amounts 
necessary for repayment of debt service loans and capital loans; 
the amounts necessary to pay the district's obligations under 
section 6.62; the amount authorized for liabilities of dissolved 
districts pursuant to section 122.45; the amounts necessary to 
pay the district's obligations under section 268.06, subdivision 
25; the amounts necessary to pay for job placement services 
offered to employees who may become eligible for benefits 
pursuant to section 268.08; the amounts necessary to pay the 
district's obligations under section 127.05; the amounts 
authorized by section 122.531; the amounts necessary to pay the 
district's obligations under section 122.533; and for severance 
pay required by section 6 and section 3 of this act. 
    (b) An education district that negotiates a collective 
bargaining agreement for teachers under section 10 may certify 
to the department of education the amount necessary to pay all 
of the member districts' obligations and the education 
district's obligations under section 268.06, subdivision 25. 
    The department of education must allocate the levy amount 
proportionately among the member districts based on adjusted net 
tax capacity.  The member districts must levy the amount 
allocated. 
    (c) Each year, a member district of an education district 
that levies under this subdivision must transfer the amount of 
revenue certified under paragraph (b) to the education district 
board according to this subdivision.  By June 20 and November 30 
of each year, an amount must be transferred equal to: 
    (1) 50 percent times 
    (2) the amount certified in paragraph (b) minus homestead 
and agricultural credit aid allocated for that levy according to 
section 273.1398, subdivision 6. 
    Sec. 4.  [INTERSTATE EDUCATION TASK FORCE.] 
    To coordinate educational opportunity on the border between 
Minnesota and South Dakota, an education task force is 
established.  The Minnesota members of the education task force 
must be appointed by the governor:  two members of the senate, 
one from each political party, and two members of the house of 
representatives, one from each political party.  The purpose of 
the education task force is to work with a committee of 
legislators from South Dakota to make recommendations regarding 
removing obstacles to intrastate educational opportunities for 
each state's citizens.  The task force shall report its 
recommendations to the education committees of the Minnesota 
legislature by January 15, 1991.  Minnesota Statutes, section 
15.059, does not apply to the Minnesota task force members.  The 
task force expires on June 30, 1991. 
    Sec. 5.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
    Sections 1 and 2 are effective the day after final 
enactment.  Section 4 is effective the day after final enactment 
of a bill by the state of South Dakota providing for South 
Dakota members of the education task force. 
    Presented to the governor April 28, 1990 
    Signed by the governor May 3, 1990, 5:14 p.m.