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HF 259

1st Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/02/2017 03:58pm

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underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to agriculture; eliminating the cost-share requirement for schools that
receive a tractor rollover protection grant; providing a retroactive effective date;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 17.119, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 17.119, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Grants; eligibility.

(a) The commissioner must award deleted text begincost-sharedeleted text end grants
to Minnesota farmers who retrofit eligible tractors and Minnesota schools that retrofit eligible
tractors with eligible rollover protective structures.

new text begin (b)new text end Grants new text beginfor farmers new text endare limited to 70 percent of the farmer's deleted text beginor school'sdeleted text end documented
cost to purchase, ship, and install an eligible rollover protective structure. The commissioner
must increase deleted text beginthedeleted text endnew text begin a farmer'snew text end grant award amount over the 70 percent grant limitation
requirement if necessary to limit a farmer's deleted text beginor school'sdeleted text end cost per tractor to no more than $500.

new text begin (c) Schools are eligible for grants that cover the full amount of a school's documented
cost to purchase, ship, and install an eligible rollover protective structure.
new text end

deleted text begin (b)deleted text endnew text begin (d)new text end A rollover protective structure is eligible if it meets or exceeds SAE International
standard J2194.

deleted text begin (c)deleted text endnew text begin (e)new text end A tractor is eligible if the tractor was built before 1987.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from July 1, 2016.
new text end