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HF 15

as introduced - 87th Legislature, 2011 1st Special Session (2011 - 2012) Posted on 07/19/2011 02:42pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 07/19/2011

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A bill for an act
relating to disaster assistance; providing assistance to the storm- and
tornado-damaged areas of Minneapolis within FEMA-1990-DR; authorizing
spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements
of a capital nature with certain conditions; authorizing the sale of state bonds;
appropriating money for tornado relief.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text begin DISASTER RELIEF APPROPRIATION SUMMARY.
new text end

new text begin The amounts shown in this section summarize direct appropriations made in this act.
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new text begin SUMMARY
new text end
new text begin Employment and Economic Development
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 3,700,000
new text end
new text begin Housing Finance Agency
new text end
new text begin 6,000,000
new text end
new text begin Public Safety
new text end
new text begin 4,000,000
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new text begin TOTAL
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new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 13,700,000
new text end
new text begin General Fund
new text end
new text begin 11,400,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Proceeds Fund
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new text begin 2,300,000
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Sec. 2. new text beginDISASTER RELIEF APPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Appropriations. new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the column under
"Appropriations" are appropriated from the bond proceeds fund to be spent to acquire and
to better publicly owned land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital
nature, and from other named funds, for relief as specified in this act from the storms and
tornado that occurred on or after May 21, 2011, in the area in Minnesota designated under
Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster FEMA-1990-DR, whether included in the
original declarations or added later by federal government action, referred to in this act as
"the area included in DR-1990." Unless otherwise specified, the appropriations included in
this act are available through June 30, 2014, except that appropriations of bond proceeds
for capital improvements are available until the project is completed or abandoned, subject
to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642. The appropriations in this act are onetime.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Transfers. new text end

new text begin Money appropriated under this article may be transferred as
provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 12A.03, subdivision 5.
new text end

new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginEMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 3,700,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of employment and
economic development for the purposes
specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Redevelopment Grant
new text end

new text begin 2,000,000
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new text begin From the general fund for a grant to the city
of Minneapolis under Minnesota Statutes,
section 116J.575, for land acquisition,
demolition, infrastructure improvements,
and other redevelopment activities. For the
purposes of this subdivision, Minnesota
Statutes, section 116J.575, subdivisions 2
and 3, are waived.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Investment Fund
new text end

new text begin 1,400,000
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new text begin From the general fund for grants to the
city of Minneapolis under the Minnesota
investment fund pursuant to Minnesota
Statutes, section 12A.07, including grants for
community-based mental health services and
programs, for the area included in DR-1990.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Public Infrastructure
new text end

new text begin 300,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Minneapolis to
design and construct or renovate public
sidewalks and boulevards in the area included
in DR-1990.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginHOUSING FINANCE AGENCY
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new text begin Economic Development and Housing
Challenge Program
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new text begin $
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new text begin 6,000,000
new text end

new text begin From the general fund to the Minnesota
Housing Finance Agency for grants and
loans under Minnesota Statutes, section
12A.09, for residential multiunit housing and
for support to homeownership within the area
included in DR-1990. This appropriation
does not lapse.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text beginNATURAL RESOURCES
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new text begin Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
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new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 2,000,000
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new text begin To the commissioner of natural resources
for a grant to the Minneapolis Park and
Recreation Board to plant trees to replace
damaged and destroyed trees on park
board property within the area included in
DR-1990.
new text end

Sec. 6.

new text begin PUBLIC SAFETY
new text end
new text begin State and Local Match
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 4,000,000
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new text begin From the general fund to the commissioner of
public safety for the state and local match for
federal disaster assistance to state agencies
and other eligible applicants under Minnesota
Statutes, section 12A.15, subdivision 1.
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Sec. 7.

new text begin BOND SALE EXPENSES
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new text begin $
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new text begin 5,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of management
and budget for bond sale expenses under
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
subdivision 8.
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Sec. 8. new text beginBOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.
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new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund, the
commissioner of management and budget, at the request of the commissioner of public
safety, shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $2,300,000 in the manner,
upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to
16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7.
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Sec. 9. new text beginAPPROPRIATIONS MADE ONLY ONCE.
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new text begin If the appropriations made in this bill are enacted more than once in the 2011 First
Special Session, these appropriations must be given effect only once.
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Sec. 10. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
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new text begin This act is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end