1.1    .................... moves to amend H. F. No. 6, article 2, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 71, delete section 39 and insert:

1.3    "Sec. 39. [122A.95] VETERAN'S DAY RECOGNITION.
1.4    (a) Every independent, special, and common school district and every charter school
1.5shall honor the federal Veteran's Day holiday by:
1.6    (1) granting to each staff member who is a veteran the option of using Veteran's
1.7Day as a personal leave day; and
1.8    (2) if the school district or school is open and providing instruction on Veteran's
1.9Day, instructing the students about Veteran's Day and the significance to our nation of the
1.10service provided by veterans. The instruction must be given in each school for at least 30
1.11minutes or one school period, whichever is longer.
1.12    (b) In recognition of the educational value of observing Veteran's Day and honoring
1.13the service provided by all our veterans, Minnesota institutions, organizations, and other
1.14entities are encouraged to honor the federal Veteran's Day holiday by granting to each
1.15employee who is a veteran a day off with pay on that holiday."