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Dayton signs conference bill

Published (3/2/2012)
By Erin Schmidtke
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High schools will now be able to more quickly get help from the Minnesota State High School League in arranging conference membership.

Previously, if a high school needed to join a conference, it had to spend 180 days on its own as part of a “good faith” effort to become part of one before the league stepped in to assist it. The new law, signed March 1 by Gov. Mark Dayton, and is effective the next day, reduces the wait to 90 days.

Rep. Paul Anderson (R-Starbuck) and Sen. Joe Gimse (R-Willmar) are the sponsors.

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