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122A.175 SPECIAL REVENUE FUND ACCOUNTS; EDUCATOR LICENSURE AND BACKGROUND CHECKS.

Subdivision 1.Educator licensure account.

An educator licensure account is created in the special revenue fund. Applicant licensure fees received by the Department of Education, the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board, or the Board of School Administrators must be deposited in the educator licensure account. Any funds appropriated from this account that remain unexpended at the end of the biennium cancel to the educator licensure account in the special revenue fund.

Subd. 2.Background check account.

An educator licensure background check account is created in the special revenue fund. The Department of Education, the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board, and the Board of School Administrators must deposit all payments submitted by license applicants for criminal background checks conducted by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in the educator licensure background check account. Amounts in the account are annually appropriated to the commissioner of education for payment to the superintendent of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for the costs of background checks on applicants for licensure.

History:

1Sp2017 c 5 art 11 s 2; art 12 s 22

NOTE: This section, as added by Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 5, article 11, section 2, is effective July 1, 2019. Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 5, article 11, section 2, the effective date.