Within the limits of available appropriations, the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota is requested to develop and implement a Minnesota couples on the brink project, as provided for in this section. The regents may administer the project with federal grants, state appropriations, and in-kind services received for this purpose.
The purpose of the project is to develop, evaluate, and disseminate best practices for promoting successful reconciliation between married persons who are considering or have commenced a marriage dissolution proceeding and who choose to pursue reconciliation.
The regents shall:
(1) enter into contracts or manage a grant process for implementation of the project; and
(2) develop and implement an evaluation component for the project.