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HF 171

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/17/2019 02:47pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; extending the Metro Mobility service area; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 473.386, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 473.386, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Duties of council.

In implementing the special transportation service, the council
deleted text begin shalldeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end:

deleted text begin (a)deleted text endnew text begin (1)new text end encourage participation in the service by public, private, and private nonprofit
providers of special transportation currently receiving capital or operating assistance from
a public agency;

deleted text begin (b)deleted text endnew text begin (2)new text end when feasible and cost-efficient, contract with public, private, and private nonprofit
providers that have demonstrated their ability to effectively provide service at a reasonable
cost;

deleted text begin (c)deleted text endnew text begin (3)new text end encourage individuals using special transportation to use the type of service most
appropriate to their particular needs;

deleted text begin (d)deleted text endnew text begin (4)new text end encourage shared rides to the greatest extent practicable;

deleted text begin (e)deleted text endnew text begin (5)new text end encourage public agencies that provide transportation to eligible individuals as
a component of human services and educational programs to coordinate with this service
and to allow reimbursement for transportation provided through the service at rates that
reflect the public cost of providing that transportation;

deleted text begin (f)deleted text endnew text begin (6)new text end establish criteria to be used in determining individual eligibility for special
transportation services;

deleted text begin (g)deleted text endnew text begin (7)new text end consult with the Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee in a timely
manner before changes are made in the provision of special transportation services;

deleted text begin (h)deleted text endnew text begin (8)new text end provide for effective administration and enforcement of council policies and
standards; and

deleted text begin (i)deleted text endnew text begin (9)new text end ensure that, taken as a whole including contracts with public, private, and private
nonprofit providers, the geographic coverage area of the special transportation service is
continuous within the boundaries of the transit taxing district, as defined as of March 1,
2006, in section 473.446, subdivision 2new text begin, and any area added to the transit taxing district
under section 473.4461 that received capital improvements financed in part under the United
States Department of Transportation Urban Partnership Agreement program
new text end.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2019, and
applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington.
new text end