.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 533 as follows:
Page 2, after line 10, insert:
"Sec. 3. NORTHLAND COMMUNITY SCHOOL CLOSING.
1.4(a) Independent School District No. 118, Northland Community Schools, is eligible
1.5for sparsity revenue calculated under Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.10, subdivision 8a,
1.6for fiscal year 2012 and later, if the board has adopted the required written resolution at
1.7least 60 days prior to the start of fiscal year 2012.
1.8(b) If the school district adopts a written resolution under paragraph (a), in fiscal
1.9year 2012, the commissioner must provide sparsity aid to the district in an amount equal
1.10to the amount that the district would have received under Minnesota Statutes, section
1.11126C.10, subdivision 8a, in fiscal year 2011, if the provisions of paragraph (a) had been in
1.12effect. The school district must recognize the sparsity aid provided under this paragraph as
1.13revenue in fiscal year 2011.
1.14EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective for revenue for fiscal year 2012.