Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Minnesota Legislature

Office of the Revisor of Statutes

HF 1788

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/07/2019 07:36pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

Line numbers 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5
1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19
1.20

A bill for an act
relating to energy; requiring the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges
and Universities to establish goals and benchmarks for a transition to renewable
fuels; appropriating money.

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

Section 1. new text beginRENEWABLE ENERGY TRANSITION; MINNESOTA STATE
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES; APPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 116C.779, subdivision 1, paragraph (j),
$6,000,000 in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the renewable development fund
established in Minnesota Statutes, section 116C.779, subdivision 1, to the Board of Trustees
of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to establish goals and benchmarks and
implement a rapid transition toward the use of renewable fuels for electricity and thermal
energy in campus buildings by 2030.
new text end

new text begin (b) As a condition of receiving the appropriation provided under paragraph (a), the Board
of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities must submit a report by January
15, 2020, and biennially thereafter until January 15, 2030, on the steps taken and progress
made toward achieving the goals and benchmarks established under paragraph (a) to the
chairs and ranking minority members of the senate and house of representatives committees
and divisions with jurisdiction over energy, climate, the environment, and natural resources.
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