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S.F. No. 1957 - School safety grants
Author: Senator Carla J. Nelson
Prepared By: Bjorn E. Arneson, Senate Analyst (651/296-3812)
Date: March 22, 2019


Section 1. School safety grants. Appropriates $100 million in fiscal year 2020 from the general fund to the commissioner of education for school safety facility grants. Directs the commissioner to award grants to school district applicants on a first-come, first-served basis, in amounts not to exceed $500,000 per qualifying school building. Directs the commissioner to give priority to applicants that were not awarded a school safety facility grant under Laws 2018, Chapter 214 (the 2018 capital investment bill). Provides for a grant application and review process.

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