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HF 430

2nd Division Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/22/2019 10:23am

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 2nd Division Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to military veterans; appropriating money for grants for a veterans justice
grant program; requiring a report.

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

Section 1. new text beginVETERANS JUSTICE GRANT PROGRAM; REPORT.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Appropriation. new text end

new text begin $400,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $400,000 in fiscal year
2021 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of veterans affairs for a
veterans justice grant program. The commissioner shall solicit bids for grants to an
organization or organizations that will use the grant money to support, through education,
outreach, and legal training, military veterans who are involved with the criminal justice
system.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Report. new text end

new text begin The grant recipient or recipients must report to the commissioner of
veterans affairs and the chairs and ranking members of the house and senate committees
overseeing veterans affairs policy and finance by January 15 of each year. The report must
include: an overview of the project's budget; a detailed explanation of project expenditures;
the number of veterans and service members served by the project; a list and explanation
of the services provided to project participants; and details of the project's education,
outreach, and legal training programs.
new text end