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HF 195

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/17/2019 02:49pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 01/17/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to environment; prioritizing bus upgrades to areas with poor air quality;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [116.063] PRIORITIZATION OF AIR QUALITY INVESTMENTS;
BUSES.
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new text begin (a) The Metropolitan Council must deploy buses with the lowest air emissions in areas
with poor air quality.
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new text begin (b) For the purposes of this section, "poor air quality" means:
new text end

new text begin (1) ambient air levels of total suspended particulates, particulate matter less than ten
microns wide (PM-10), particulate matter less than 2.5 microns wide (PM-2.5), sulfur
dioxide, or nitrogen dioxide, as revealed by air monitoring data, that approach or exceed
state or federal air quality standards or chronic health inhalation risk benchmarks; or
new text end

new text begin (2) levels of asthma among children that significantly exceed the statewide average.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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