124D.355 VOCATIONAL EDUCATION STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS.
Subdivision 1. Activities of the organization.
Any student enrolled in a vocational
technical education program approved by the commissioner of education or the Board of
Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities may belong to a vocational student
organization that is operated as an integral part of the vocational program. The commissioner
of education and the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities may
provide necessary technical assistance and leadership at the state level for administration of
approved vocational student organizations and fiscal accounts, including administration of state
and national conferences.
Subd. 2. Accounts of the organization.
The commissioner and the Board of Trustees of the
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities may retain dues and other money collected on behalf
of students participating in approved vocational student organizations and may deposit the money
in separate accounts. The money in these accounts shall be available for expenditures for state and
national activities related to specific organizations. Administration of money collected under this
section is not subject to the provisions of chapters 15, 16A, 16B, and 16C, and may be deposited
outside the state treasury. Money shall be administered under the policies of the applicable state
board or agency relating to postsecondary and secondary vocational student organizations and is
subject to audit by the legislative auditor. Any unexpended money shall not cancel but may be
carried forward to the next fiscal year.
History: 1975 c 432 s 71; 1988 c 718 art 3 s 4; 1989 c 329 art 3 s 20; 1990 c 375 s 3;
1993 c 224 art 13 s 45; 1Sp1995 c 3 art 16 s 13; 1996 c 412 art 13 s 25,26; 1998 c 386 art 2 s
40; 1998 c 398 art 5 s 55; 2003 c 130 s 12