The following bills were introduced by the Minnesota State Senate on February 14, 2022. We 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.
Senate E-12 Finance and Policy Bill Introductions
|A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting malicious and sadistic conduct involving race, religion, sexual harassment, sexual orientation, and sexual exploitation
|A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to Independent School District No. 318, Grand Rapids, for facilities improvements.
|A bill for an act relating to education; increasing maximum earnings for school board members employed by a school district
|A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating the transportation options program to address the negative impacts of COVID-19 on pupil transportation; appropriating money.
|A bill for an act relating to education; providing for equal access to school athletic teams and facilities
|A bill for an act relating to education; strengthening the Increase Teachers of Color Act; seeking to increase the percentage of teachers of color and American Indian teachers in Minnesota; amending the world’s best workforce requirements; requiring reports; appropriating money
Other Bill Introductions of Interest
|A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying various provisions governing driver and vehicle services, including authorizing the use of school buses to respond to an emergency or disaster, adding conditions for denial of a motor vehicle dealer license application, clarifying requirements for certain veterans’ license plates, and defining Internet service as a home utility service for purposes of providing proof of residence for a driver’s license