1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 257 as follows:
1.2Page 1, line 15, before the period insert "or the early graduation military service
1.3award program under section 120B.081"
1.4Page 2, after line 23, insert:

1.6    Subdivision 1. Eligibility. For purposes of this section, "eligible person" means
1.7a secondary student enrolled in any Minnesota public school who qualifies for early
1.8graduation under section 120B.07 and who, before the end of the calendar year of the
1.9student's graduation, enters into active service in either the active or reserve component
1.10of the United States armed forces and deploys for 60 days or longer to a military base or
1.11installation outside Minnesota for the purpose of attending basic military training or
1.12military school and, if required by the military, performing other military duty. The active
1.13service may be in accordance with United States Code, title 10 or title 32.
1.14    Subd. 2. Application. An eligible person may apply to the commissioner of
1.15education for an early graduation military service bonus. The application must be in the
1.16form and manner specified by the commissioner.
1.17    Subd. 3. Verification and award. Upon verification of the qualifying student's
1.18course completion necessary for graduation and eligibility for the military service
1.19bonus, the commissioner must issue payment to that person. Payment amounts must be
1.20determined according to section 120B.08, subdivision 2.
1.21EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective for fiscal years 2012 and later."
1.22Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
1.23Amend the title accordingly