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Education Legislation

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See all the education-related bills introduced this Legislature.See all education-related bills introduced this session.

Additional Information on Select Education Bills

Education Omnibus Bills 
****Check out SEE's side-by-side summary to compare the House, Senate and Governor's proposals****

Governor's Education Finance Bill

House Education Finance and Policy 
HF2400 (Davnie - DFL)

Senate Education Finance and Policy  SF7

Budget Target = $718 million


Budget Target = $900 million
Budget Target = $206 million

* Indicates the document was revised by the governor to reflect the decrease in funding due to the February forecast.  

Equalization Bills
District by District Property Tax Relief - comparison the equalization bills for each district.
*Note:  HF2400 - the House education finance and policy omnibus bill contains SF1237 referendum equalization.

Four bills that will lower the taxpayer cost for operating referendum and debt service for building bonds.
SF670 (Chamberlain-R) / HF618 (Runbeck-R) - property tax relief per district for debt service - $30 million per year.  The Chair of the Senate Taxes Committee is chief author of this bill.
SF1237 (Nelson-R) - property tax relief per district for referendum and debt service - $63 million per year. The Chair of the Senate E-12 Finance and Policy is chief author on this bill.  
HF1142 (Tabke-DFL) for debt service and HF1143 (Huot-DFL) for referendum, property tax relief per district for both - $100 million per year.

Education Policy Omnibus Bills

Governor's Education Policy Bill
HF1954 (Youakim-DFL)/SF2216 (Nelson-R)

House Education Policy Bill
HF1711 (Youakim-DFL)

The Senate will include its policy provisions when it releases its finance bill.