We publish bills every day they are introduced and hope that you monitor these posts, as it keeps you updated and informed about the bills under consideration that may impact school boards and school districts across the state. Whether it is a new mandate, or more/less funding for certain programs it is important for you to know how these bills may impact your district.
Following are the bills that were introduced during Minnesota’s 6th 2020 Special Session.
S.F. 4: A bill for an act relating to education finance; directing the commissioner of education to adjust pupil units for certain fiscal year 2021 revenue formulas. (Utke)
H. F. 4, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing the use of the prior year’s pupil count for the 2020-2021 school year to reflect COVID-19 changes in enrollment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 126C.05, subdivision 5; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 11, article 1, section 25, subdivision 2, as amended. (Davnie)
H. F. 6, A bill for an act relating to workers’ compensation; providing a presumption for education employees. (Winkler)
H. F. 15, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school boards to establish and operate a safe learning plan for the 2020-2021 school year; establishing a parent-based distance learning program for the 2020-2021 school year; modifying the school calendar for the 2020-2021 school year; extending school district fund transfer flexibility; defining distance learning. (Kresha)
H. F. 16, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring individualized education programs for the 2020-2021 school year. (Erickson)
H. F. 17, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying teacher licensing, hiring, and dismissal. (Erickson)
H. F. 18, A bill for an act relating to education; employment of short-call substitute teachers. (Erickson)