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HF 1911

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/28/2019 02:30pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/28/2019

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; establishing a local cost-share assistance account;
appropriating money for local roads and bridges; authorizing sale and issuance of
general obligation bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 174.52,
subdivision 2.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 174.52, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

deleted text beginTrunk highway corridor projectsdeleted text endnew text begin Local cost-share assistancenew text end account.

A
deleted text begin trunk highway corridor projectsdeleted text end new text beginlocal cost-share assistance new text endaccount is established in the
local road improvement fund. Money in the account is annually appropriated to the
commissioner of transportation for deleted text beginexpenditure as specified in this section. Money in the
account must be used as
deleted text end grants deleted text beginor loansdeleted text end to new text beginassist new text endstatutory or home rule charter cities, towns,
and counties deleted text beginto assist in payingdeleted text endnew text begin paynew text end the local share of trunk highway projects that have local
costs that are directly or partially related to the trunk highway improvement and that are
not funded or are only partially funded with other state and federal funds. deleted text beginThe commissioner
shall determine the amount of the local share of costs eligible for assistance from the account.
deleted text end

Sec. 2. new text beginLOCAL BRIDGE REPLACEMENT AND REHABILITATION;
APPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin $100,000,000 is appropriated from the bond proceeds account in the state transportation
fund to the commissioner of transportation to match federal money and to replace or
rehabilitate local deficient bridges as provided under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.50.
This appropriation is for the actual construction, reconstruction, and improvement of local
bridges, including (1) design-build contracts and consultant usage, and (2) the cost of actual
payments to landowners for lands acquired for highway rights-of-way, payments to lessees,
interest subsidies, and relocation expenses. When awarding grants under this appropriation,
the commissioner may establish priorities according to the master bridge priority list.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginLOCAL ROAD IMPROVEMENT FUND GRANTS; APPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin $100,000,000 is appropriated from the bond proceeds account in the state transportation
fund to the commissioner of transportation for: (1) construction and reconstruction of local
roads with statewide or regional significance under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52,
subdivision 4, with priority given to projects that will expand the state's ten-ton road system;
and (2) grants to assist counties pay the costs of rural road safety capital improvement
projects on county state-aid highways under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision
4a.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginBOND AUTHORIZATION.
new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in sections 2 and 3 from the bond proceeds account,
the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an
amount up to $200,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed
by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution,
article XI, sections 4 to 7, at the times and in the amounts requested by the commissioner
of transportation.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

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