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119A.04 TRANSFERS FROM OTHER AGENCIES.

Subdivision 1.Department of Education.

The powers and duties of the Department of Education with respect to the following programs are transferred to the Department of Human Services under section 15.039. The programs needing federal approval to transfer shall be transferred when the federal government grants transfer authority to the commissioner:

(1) children's trust fund under sections 256E.20 to 256E.27;

(2) the family services and community-based collaboratives under section 124D.23;

(3) the child care programs under sections 119B.011 to 119B.16;

(4) the migrant child care program under section 256.01;

(5) the child care resource and referral program under section 119B.19; and

(6) the child care service development program under sections 119B.189 to 119B.24.

Subd. 2.Department of Employment and Economic Development.

The powers and duties of the Department of Employment and Economic Development with respect to the following programs are transferred to the Department of Education under section 15.039 on July 1, 1997: (1) the Head Start program, including Project Cornerstone, under sections 119A.50 to 119A.54; and (2) community action agency programs and financial assistance under sections 256E.30 and 256E.32.

Subd. 3.Office of Strategic and Long-Range Planning.

The powers and duties of the Office of Strategic and Long-Range Planning with respect to the following programs are transferred to the Department of Education under section 15.039. The programs needing federal approval to transfer shall be transferred when the federal government grants transfer authority to the commissioner:

(1) the information redesign project under section 4A.01;

(2) the action for children activity under section 4A.01;

(3) the teen pregnancy prevention program under section 4A.01; and

(4) the Minnesota children's initiative project under section 4A.01.

Subd. 4.Department of Corrections.

The powers and duties with respect to the following program is transferred to the Department of Education under section 15.039: child abuse and child victims services under chapter 611A.

Subd. 6.Funding for transferred programs.

State appropriations for programs transferred under this section may not be used to replace appropriations for K-12 programs. State and federal appropriations for programs under section 256E.25, subdivision 5a, transferred from the Department of Employment and Economic Development, may not be used to replace, supplement, or supplant federal or state appropriations for any other program in the department.

Subd. 7.Grantees of transferred programs.

Except as provided in Minnesota Rules, chapter 3350, the commissioner shall not reduce the number of organizations or eliminate specific types of organizations that are eligible to directly apply for grants made by programs transferred from the Department of Employment and Economic Development after January 1, 1997.