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HF 1202

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 04/15/2015 10:32am

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/25/2015

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to taxation; local government aid; providing for modifications to
payments in lieu of taxes for natural resource land; amending Minnesota Statutes
2014, section 477A.12, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 477A.12, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Types of land; payments.

The following amounts are annually
appropriated to the commissioner of natural resources from the general fund for transfer
to the commissioner of revenue. The commissioner of revenue shall pay the transferred
funds to counties as required by sections 477A.11 to 477A.14. The amounts, based on the
acreage as of July 1 of each year prior to the payment year, are:

(1) deleted text begin$5.133deleted text endnew text begin $5.287,new text end multiplied by the total number of acres of acquired natural
resources land or, at the county's option three-fourths of one percent of the appraised value
of all acquired natural resources land in the county, whichever is greater;

(2) deleted text begin$5.133deleted text endnew text begin $5.287new text end, multiplied by the total number of acres of transportation wetland
or, at the county's option, three-fourths of one percent of the appraised value of all
transportation wetland in the county, whichever is greater;

(3) deleted text begin$5.133deleted text endnew text begin $5.287new text end, multiplied by the total number of acres of wildlife management
land, or, at the county's option, three-fourths of one percent of the appraised value of all
wildlife management land in the county, whichever is greater;

(4) 50 percent of the dollar amount as determined under clause (1), multiplied by
the number of acres of military refuge land in the county;

(5) deleted text begin$1.50deleted text endnew text begin $1.545new text end, multiplied by the number of acres of county-administered other
natural resources land in the county;

(6) deleted text begin$5.133deleted text endnew text begin $5.287new text end, multiplied by the total number of acres of land utilization project
land in the county;

(7) deleted text begin$1.50deleted text endnew text begin $1.545new text end, multiplied by the number of acres of commissioner-administered
other natural resources land in the county; and

(8) without regard to acreage, and notwithstanding the rules adopted under section
84A.55, deleted text begin$300,000deleted text endnew text begin $309,000new text end for local assessments under section 84A.55, subdivision
9
, that shall be divided and distributed to the counties containing state-owned lands
within a conservation area in proportion to each county's percentage of the total annual
ditch assessments.

deleted text begin The commissioner of natural resources shall certify the number of acres and appraised
values for wildlife management lands under clause (3) for calendar year 2013 to the
commissioner of revenue by June 15, 2014. The commissioner of revenue shall make the
payment for any positive difference in the 2013 payment under clause (3) by June 30, 2014.
deleted text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective for aids payable in calendar year
2015 and thereafter.
new text end