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HF 12

1st Engrossment - 91st Legislature, 2019 1st Special Session (2019 - 2019) Posted on 06/03/2019 11:19am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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5.1

A bill for an act
relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds for
housing infrastructure purposes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes
2018, section 462A.37, subdivisions 2, 5, by adding a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 462A.37, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Authorization.

(a) The agency may issue up to $30,000,000 in aggregate
principal amount of housing infrastructure bonds in one or more series to which the payment
made under this section may be pledged. The housing infrastructure bonds authorized in
this subdivision may be issued to fund loans, or grants for the purposes of clause (4), on
terms and conditions the agency deems appropriate, made for one or more of the following
purposes:

(1) to finance the costs of the construction, acquisition, and rehabilitation of supportive
housing for individuals and families who are without a permanent residence;

(2) to finance the costs of the acquisition and rehabilitation of foreclosed or abandoned
housing to be used for affordable rental housing and the costs of new construction of rental
housing on abandoned or foreclosed property where the existing structures will be demolished
or removed;

(3) to finance that portion of the costs of acquisition of property that is attributable to
the land to be leased by community land trusts to low- and moderate-income homebuyers;

(4) to finance deleted text beginthat portion ofdeleted text end the new text beginacquisition, new text endimprovementnew text begin,new text end and infrastructure of
manufactured home parks under section 462A.2035, subdivision 1bdeleted text begin, that is attributable to
land to be leased to low- and moderate-income manufactured home owners
deleted text end;

(5) to finance the costs of acquisition, rehabilitation, adaptive reuse, or new construction
of senior housing; and

(6) to finance the costs of acquisition and rehabilitation of federally assisted rental
housing and for the refinancing of costs of the construction, acquisition, and rehabilitation
of federally assisted rental housing, including providing funds to refund, in whole or in part,
outstanding bonds previously issued by the agency or another government unit to finance
or refinance such costs.

(b) Among comparable proposals for permanent supportive housing, preference shall
be given to permanent supportive housing for veterans and other individuals or families
who:

(1) either have been without a permanent residence for at least 12 months or at least four
times in the last three years; or

(2) are at significant risk of lacking a permanent residence for 12 months or at least four
times in the last three years.

(c) Among comparable proposals for senior housing, the agency must give priority to
requests for projects that:

(1) demonstrate a commitment to maintaining the housing financed as affordable to
seniors;

(2) leverage other sources of funding to finance the project, including the use of
low-income housing tax credits;

(3) provide access to services to residents and demonstrate the ability to increase physical
supports and support services as residents age and experience increasing levels of disability;

(4) provide a service plan containing the elements of clause (3) reviewed by the housing
authority, economic development authority, public housing authority, or community
development agency that has an area of operation for the jurisdiction in which the project
is located; and

(5) include households with incomes that do not exceed 30 percent of the median
household income for the metropolitan area.

To the extent practicable, the agency shall balance the loans made between projects in the
metropolitan area and projects outside the metropolitan area. Of the loans made to projects
outside the metropolitan area, the agency shall, to the extent practicable, balance the loans
made between projects in counties or cities with a population of 20,000 or less, as established
by the most recent decennial census, and projects in counties or cities with populations in
excess of 20,000.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 462A.37, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 2f. new text end

new text begin Additional authorization. new text end

new text begin In addition to the amount authorized in subdivisions
2 to 2e, the agency may issue up to $60,000,000 in housing infrastructure bonds in one or
more series to which the payments under this section may be pledged.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 462A.37, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Additional appropriation.

(a) The agency must certify annually to the
commissioner of management and budget the actual amount of annual debt service on each
series of bonds issued under subdivisions 2adeleted text begin, 2b, 2c, 2d, and 2edeleted text endnew text begin to 2fnew text end.

(b) Each July 15, beginning in 2015 and through 2037, if any housing infrastructure
bonds issued under subdivision 2a remain outstanding, the commissioner of management
and budget must transfer to the housing infrastructure bond account established under section
462A.21, subdivision 33, the amount certified under paragraph (a), not to exceed $6,400,000
annually. The amounts necessary to make the transfers are appropriated from the general
fund to the commissioner of management and budget.

(c) Each July 15, beginning in 2017 and through 2038, if any housing infrastructure
bonds issued under subdivision 2b remain outstanding, the commissioner of management
and budget must transfer to the housing infrastructure bond account established under section
462A.21, subdivision 33, the amount certified under paragraph (a), not to exceed $800,000
annually. The amounts necessary to make the transfers are appropriated from the general
fund to the commissioner of management and budget.

(d) Each July 15, beginning in 2019 and through 2040, if any housing infrastructure
bonds issued under subdivision 2c remain outstanding, the commissioner of management
and budget must transfer to the housing infrastructure bond account established under section
462A.21, subdivision 33, the amount certified under paragraph (a), not to exceed $2,800,000
annually. The amounts necessary to make the transfers are appropriated from the general
fund to the commissioner of management and budget.

(e) Each July 15, beginning in 2020 and through 2041, if any housing infrastructure
bonds issued under subdivision 2d remain outstanding, the commissioner of management
and budget must transfer to the housing infrastructure bond account established under section
462A.21, subdivision 33, the amount certified under paragraph (a). The amounts necessary
to make the transfers are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of
management and budget.

(f) Each July 15, beginning in 2020 and through 2041, if any housing infrastructure
bonds issued under subdivision 2e remain outstanding, the commissioner of management
and budget must transfer to the housing infrastructure bond account established under section
462A.21, subdivision 33, the amount certified under paragraph (a). The amounts necessary
to make the transfers are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of
management and budget.

new text begin (g) Each July 15, beginning in 2022 and through 2043, if any housing infrastructure
bonds issued under subdivision 2f remain outstanding, the commissioner of management
and budget must transfer to the housing infrastructure bond account established under section
462A.21, subdivision 33, the amount certified under paragraph (a). The amounts necessary
to make the transfers are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of
management and budget.
new text end

deleted text begin (g)deleted text endnew text begin (h)new text end The agency may pledge to the payment of the housing infrastructure bonds the
payments to be made by the state under this section.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 4. new text beginREAUTHORIZATION.
new text end

new text begin The uncommitted and unobligated amount of the appropriation from the bond proceeds
fund and the same amount of bond sale authorization in Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1,
section 21, subdivision 13, as amended by Laws 2015, First Special Session, chapter 5,
article 3, section 20, estimated to be $550,000, and included in the January 2019 cancellation
report submitted to the legislature pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, is
reauthorized and the money is appropriated for a grant to the city of Minneapolis for
improvements and betterments of a capital nature in the Minnesota Shubert Center for Dance
and Music. No nonstate contribution is required.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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