Seventh Special Session Bill Introductions

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 today during Minnesota’s 7th 2020 Special Session.

H.F. 1, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing for special additional benefits; extending modification of shared work plan eligibility; amending Laws 2020, First Special Session chapter 10, section 1

H.F. 13, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; transferring money for the broadband grant program.

H.F. 16, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing emergency paid sick leave to health care employees excluded from the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

H.F. 17, A bill for an act relating to workers’ compensation; providing a presumption for education employees.

H.F. 26, 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;

H.F. 33, 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; prohibiting the Minnesota State High School League from limiting tournaments or activities after canceling or limiting a tournament or season; extending school district fund transfer flexibility; defining distance learning;

H.F. 39, A bill for an act relating to open meetings; requiring public comments at all open meetings of public bodies, including those conducted by electronic means.

H.F. 44, A bill for an act relating to health; providing for making COVID-19 vaccines available to certain education personnel.

S.F. 12: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; transferring money for the broadband grant program.

S.F. 13: A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending the application deadline for free or reduced-price lunch for the fall 2020 count of eligible students; requiring federal funds replacement; appropriating money.

S.F. 15: A bill for an act relating to open meetings; requiring public comments at all open meetings of public bodies, including those conducted by electronic means.

S.F. 16: A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending the free and reduced-price lunch ap

S.F. 28: A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending the application deadline for free or reduced-price lunch for the fall 2020 count of eligible students; requiring federal funds replacement; appropriating money. plication deadline for the 2020-2021 school year.

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