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299A.331 DARE Advisory Council.

Subdivision 1. Membership. The Advisory Council on Drug Abuse Resistance Education consists of:

(1) the attorney general who shall serve as chair;

(2) the commissioner of public safety;

(3) the commissioner of education;

(4) three representatives of law enforcement appointed by the commissioner of public safety;

(5) three representatives of education appointed by the commissioner of education;

(6) a representative of the DARE Officers Association appointed by the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board from among recommendations of the association; and

(7) seven citizens appointed by the attorney general.

Subd. 2. Duties. The council shall:

(1) advise the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in establishing a drug abuse resistance education training program for peace officers;

(2) promote the drug abuse resistance education program throughout the state;

(3) monitor the drug abuse resistance education officer training program in conjunction with the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension;

(4) provide coordination and assistance to local communities who wish to implement drug abuse resistance education programs in their local school systems;

(5) encourage parental and community involvement in drug abuse resistance education programs;

(6) develop a private and public partnership to provide for continuation and funding for the drug abuse resistance education program; and

(7) receive money from public and private sources for use in the drug abuse resistance education program.

HIST: 1990 c 565 s 31; 1Sp1995 c 3 art 16 s 13; 2003 c 130 s 12