as introduced - 80th Legislature (1997 - 1998) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
|Introduction||Posted on 04/14/1997|
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to public administration; authorizing and 1.3 clarifying spending to acquire and better public land 1.4 and buildings and other public improvements of a 1.5 capital nature with certain conditions; authorizing 1.6 land transfers, sales, and conveyances; increasing the 1.7 revenue bonding authority of the public facilities 1.8 authority; authorizing the public facilities authority 1.9 to pay certain costs, set and collect fees, and enter 1.10 into interagency agreements; reducing certain bond 1.11 sale authorizations; appropriating money; amending 1.12 Minnesota Statutes 1996, sections 16A.642, subdivision 1.13 1, and by adding a subdivision; 243.51, subdivisions 1 1.14 and 3; 268.917; 446A.04, subdivision 5; 446A.081, 1.15 subdivisions 1, 4, and 9; 446A.12, subdivision 1; and 1.16 475A.06, subdivision 7; Laws 1994, chapter 643, 1.17 section 10, subdivision 10, as amended: Laws 1996, 1.18 chapter 463, sections 4, subdivision 2, as amended; 1.19 and 24, subdivision 8. 1.20 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.21 ARTICLE 1 1.22 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 1.23 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 268.917, is 1.24 amended to read: 1.25 268.917 [EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING AND CHILD PROTECTION 1.26 FACILITIES.] 1.27 The commissioner may make grants to state agencies and 1.28 political subdivisions to construct or rehabilitate facilities 1.29 for Head Start, early childhood and family education 1.30
facilitiesprograms, other early childhood intervention 1.31 programs, or demonstration family service centers housing 1.32 multiagency collaboratives, with priority to centers in counties 2.1 or municipalities with the highest number of children living in 2.2 poverty. The commissioner may also make grants to state 2.3 agencies and political subdivisions to construct or rehabilitate 2.4 facilities for crisis nurseries or child visitation centers. 2.5 The facilities must be owned by the state or a political 2.6 subdivision, but may be leased under section 16A.695 to 2.7 organizations that operate the programs. The commissioner shall 2.8 prescribe the terms and conditions of the leases. A grant for 2.9 an individual facility must not exceed $200,000 for each program 2.10 that is housed in the facility, up to a maximum of $500,000 for 2.11 a facility that houses three programs or more. The commissioner 2.12 shall give priority to grants that involve collaboration among 2.13 sponsors of programs under this section. At least 25 percent of 2.14 the amounts appropriated for these grants must be used in 2.15 conjunction with the youth employment and training programs 2.16 operated by the commissioner. Eligible programs must consult 2.17 with appropriate labor organizations to deliver education and 2.18 training. 2.19 Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 446A.04, 2.20 subdivision 5, is amended to read: 2.21 Subd. 5. [FEES.] (a) The authority may set and collect 2.22 fees for costs incurred by the authority for audits, arbitrage 2.23 accounting, and payment of fees charged by the state board of 2.24 investment. The authority may also set and collect fees for 2.25 costs incurred by the commissioner, the department of health, 2.26 and the pollution control agency, including costs for personnel 2.27 and administrative services, for its financings and the 2.28 establishment and maintenance of reserve funds. Fees charged 2.29 directly to borrowers upon executing a loan agreement must not 2.30 exceed one-half of one percent of the loan amount. Servicing 2.31 fees assessed to loan repayments must not exceed two percent of 2.32 the loan repayment. The disposition of fees collected for costs 2.33 incurred by the authority is governed by section 446A.11, 2.34 subdivision 13. The authority shall enter into interagency 2.35 agreements to transfer funds into appropriate administrative 2.36 accounts established for fees collected under this subdivision 3.1 for costs incurred by the commissioner, the department of 3.2 health, or the pollution control agency must be credited to the3.3 general fund. 3.4 (b) The authority shall annually report to the chairs of 3.5 the finance and appropriations committees of the legislature on: 3.6 (1) the amount of fees collected under this subdivision for 3.7 costs incurred by the authority; 3.8 (2) the purposes for which the fee proceeds have been 3.9 spent; and 3.10 (3) the amount of any remaining balance of fee proceeds. 3.11 Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 446A.081, 3.12 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 3.13 Subdivision 1. [DEFINITIONS.] (a) For the purposes of this 3.14 section, the terms in this subdivision have the meanings given 3.15 them. 3.16 (b) "Act" means the federalSafe Drinking Water 3.17 Infrastructure FinancingAct Amendments of 1996, Public Law 3.18 Number 104-182. 3.19 (c) "Department" means the department of health. 3.20 Sec. 4. Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 446A.081, 3.21 subdivision 4, is amended to read: 3.22 Subd. 4. [CAPITALIZATION GRANT AGREEMENT.] The authority 3.23 shall enter into an agreement with the administrator of the 3.24 United States Environmental Protection Agency to receive 3.25 capitalization grants for the fund. The authority and the 3.26 department shall enter into an operating agreement with the 3.27 administrator of the United States Environmental Protection 3.28 Agency to satisfy the criteria in the act to operate the fund. 3.29 The authority and the department may exercise the powers 3.30 necessary to comply with the requirements specified in 3.31 the agreementagreements and to ensure that loan recipients 3.32 comply with all applicable federal and state requirements. 3.33 Sec. 5. Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 446A.081, 3.34 subdivision 9, is amended to read: 3.35 Subd. 9. [OTHER USES OF FUND.] The drinking water 3.36 revolving loan fund may be used as provided in the act, 4.1 including the following uses: 4.2 (1) to buy or refinance the debt obligations, at or below 4.3 market rates, of public water systems for drinking water 4.4 systems, where such debt was incurred after the date of 4.5 enactment of the act, for the purposes of construction of the 4.6 necessary improvements to comply with the national primary 4.7 drinking water regulations under the federal Safe Drinking Water 4.8 Act; 4.9 (2) to purchase or guarantee insurance for local 4.10 obligations to improve credit market access or reduce interest 4.11 rates; 4.12 (3) to provide a source of revenue or security for the 4.13 payment of principal and interest on revenue or general 4.14 obligation bonds issued by the authority if the bond proceeds 4.15 are deposited in the fund; 4.16 (4) to provide loans or loan guarantees for similar 4.17 revolving funds established by a governmental unit or state 4.18 agency; 4.19 (5) to earn interest on fund accounts; and4.20 (6) to pay the reasonable costs incurred by the authority, 4.21 the department of trade and economic development, and the 4.22 department for conducting activities as authorized and required 4.23 under the act up to the limits authorized under the act; and 4.24 (7) to develop and administer programs for water system 4.25 supervision, source water protection, and related programs 4.26 required under the act. 4.27 Sec. 6. Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 446A.12, 4.28 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 4.29 Subdivision 1. [BONDING AUTHORITY.] The authority may 4.30 issue negotiable bonds in a principal amount that the authority 4.31 determines necessary to provide sufficient funds for achieving 4.32 its purposes, including the making of loans and purchase of 4.33 securities, the payment of interest on bonds of the authority, 4.34 the establishment of reserves to secure its bonds, the payment 4.35 of fees to a third party providing credit enhancement, and the 4.36 payment of all other expenditures of the authority incident to 5.1 and necessary or convenient to carry out its corporate purposes 5.2 and powers, but not including the making of grants. Bonds of 5.3 the authority may be issued as bonds or notes or in any other 5.4 form authorized by law. The principal amount of bonds issued 5.5 and outstanding under this section at any time may not exceed 5.6 $450,000,000$850,000,000, excluding bonds for which refunding 5.7 bonds or crossover refunding bonds have been issued. 5.8 Sec. 7. [DRINKING WATER REVOLVING FUND.] 5.9 $4,400,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the 5.10 public facilities authority for the drinking water revolving 5.11 fund. 5.12 Sec. 8. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 5.13 Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment. 5.14 ARTICLE 2 5.15 HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 5.16 Section 1. [VETERANS HOMES IMPROVEMENTS.] 5.17 The veterans homes board of directors may make and maintain 5.18 the following improvements to the indicated veterans homes using 5.19 money donated for those purposes: 5.20 (1) at the Hastings veterans home, an outdoor bus shelter 5.21 and smoking area for residents and a pole barn for storage of 5.22 residents' property; 5.23 (2) at the Luverne veterans home, a garage, picnic shelter, 5.24 and three-season porch; and 5.25 (3) at the Silver Bay veterans home, a garage, maintenance, 5.26 and storage building, a three-season porch at the east entrance, 5.27 and landscaping as follows: 5.28 (i) walking and wheelchair trails; 5.29 (ii) stationary benches along trails; 5.30 (iii) flag pole relocation; 5.31 (iv) a gazebo in the dementia wander area; and 5.32 (v) two patio areas. 5.33 Sec. 2. [FISCAL ACCOUNTING.] 5.34 Money donated for purposes listed in section 1 must be 5.35 accounted for in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 5.36 198.161. 6.1 Sec. 3. [APPROPRIATION.] 6.2 $1,270,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the 6.3 commissioner of administration for repair and replacement of 6.4 sanitary sewers, fire protection water mains, roof drains, and 6.5 deep sandstone tunnels at the Minnesota veterans home, 6.6 Minneapolis campus. 6.7 ARTICLE 3 6.8 EDUCATION 6.9 Section 1. [BOARD AUTHORITY TO PURCHASE, SELL, TRANSFER, 6.10 LEASE, AND CONVEY CERTAIN LAND AND IMPROVEMENTS.] 6.11 Subdivision 1. [AUTHORITY.] The board of trustees may 6.12 purchase, sell, transfer, lease, and convey land and 6.13 improvements described in this section, and may retain all 6.14 proceeds from the sale or lease of real estate under Minnesota 6.15 Statutes, section 136F.71. The provisions of Minnesota 6.16 Statutes, sections 94.09 to 94.16 and 103F.535, do not apply to 6.17 real estate transactions authorized by this section. 6.18 Subd. 2. [ST. CLOUD.] The board of trustees may purchase 6.19 fee title from the Central Minnesota Council of Boy Scouts, 6.20 Inc., of approximately 1.4 acres of land that includes an office 6.21 building and that is contiguous to St. Cloud Technical College 6.22 for college operations. 6.23 Subd. 3. [INVER HILLS; NORMANDALE LAND TRANSFERS.] (a) The 6.24 board of trustees may transfer fee title to approximately eight 6.25 acres of state-owned real estate operated by Inver Hills 6.26 Community College to the city of Inver Grove Heights. The 6.27 purpose of the transfer is to provide land for the construction 6.28 of a community library at no cost to the state, the board, or 6.29 Inver Hills Community College. In the event that the property 6.30 is no longer used for public purposes, title to the land shall 6.31 revert to the state. The transfer is contingent on the board of 6.32 trustees acquiring fee title to approximately eight acres of 6.33 real estate owned by the city of Inver Grove Heights, adjacent 6.34 to Inver Hills Community College, for college operations. 6.35 (b) The board of trustees may transfer fee title to 6.36 approximately 12 acres of state-owned real estate that comprises 7.1 Normandale Community College's athletic fields to the city of 7.2 Bloomington. In the event that the property is no longer used 7.3 for public purposes, title to the land shall revert to the 7.4 state. The transfer is contingent on the board acquiring fee 7.5 title to approximately 12 acres of real estate owned by the city 7.6 of Bloomington, which is in the vicinity of Normandale Community 7.7 College, for college operations. The transfer must include 7.8 provisions to allow the college continued use of the fields. 7.9 Subd. 4. [WINONA, JACKSON, MAHTOMEDI PROPERTY SALE.] (a) 7.10 The board of trustees may sell the state's interest in an 7.11 aviation hangar and related land operated by the Winona campus 7.12 of Winona-Red Wing Technical College for no less than the 7.13 assessed value of the property. The sale may be by public 7.14 auction, sealed bid, listing with a real estate broker licensed 7.15 under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 82, or other means selected by 7.16 the board of trustees. 7.17 (b) The board of trustees may sell a former armory building 7.18 operated by the Jackson campus of Minnesota West Community and 7.19 Technical College for no less than the assessed value of the 7.20 property. The sale may be by public auction, sealed bid, 7.21 listing with a real estate broker licensed under Minnesota 7.22 Statutes, chapter 82, or other means selected by the board of 7.23 trustees. 7.24 (c) The board of trustees may sell for $1 approximately 7.25 four acres of state-owned real estate operated by Century 7.26 Community and Technical College to the city of Mahtomedi for 7.27 construction of an ice arena. In the event that the property is 7.28 no longer used for city recreational purposes, title to the land 7.29 shall revert to the state. 7.30 Subd. 5. [MINNEAPOLIS TRANSFER.] Notwithstanding the 7.31 provisions of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 94, or any other state 7.32 law, if the board of trustees of the Minnesota state college and 7.33 universities system or the school board of special school 7.34 district No. 1, Minneapolis, ceases to use its portion of the 7.35 real property along Second Avenue North adjacent to Bassett's 7.36 creek in Minneapolis known as the transportation center for a 8.1 purpose related to normal, authorized board functions or 8.2 activities, or if the board of trustees or the school board 8.3 wishes to permanently abandon, sell, or lease or otherwise 8.4 transfer the control of a material part of its portion of the 8.5 real property, the board of trustees must offer to convey its 8.6 portion of the property to the school board for $1 or the school 8.7 board must offer to convey its portion of the property to the 8.8 board of trustees for $1. The board of trustees and the school 8.9 board are each authorized to convey their portion of the 8.10 property upon timely acceptance of such offer. An offer 8.11 extended shall become void if not accepted in writing within 60 8.12 days of issuance. 8.13 Subd. 6. [MANKATO STATE.] The board of trustees of the 8.14 Minnesota state colleges and universities may accept money from 8.15 the Mankato State University Foundation to construct a black box 8.16 theater on the Mankato State University campus. The board shall 8.17 supervise the construction as provided in Minnesota Statutes, 8.18 section 136F.64. 8.19 Subd. 7. [ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY.] The board of 8.20 trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities may 8.21 build a bus stop structure with some retail services on the 8.22 campus of St. Cloud State University. It is intended that no 8.23 appropriation for this specific purpose is needed or obligated 8.24 by this authorization. An operating agreement may be executed 8.25 for a period of five to 25 years subject to the requirements of 8.26 Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.24, subdivision 5. 8.27 Sec. 2. [ICE SHEET.] 8.28 $3,000,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the 8.29 board of regents of the University of Minnesota to predesign, 8.30 design, construct, and equip a new facility at the Minneapolis 8.31 campus to include an ice sheet for use of the women's athletic 8.32 program. The board of regents must return $1,000,000 of this 8.33 appropriation to the general fund, payable in two installments 8.34 of $500,000 on June 30, 1998, and June 30, 1999. 8.35 Sec. 3. Laws 1996, chapter 463, section 4, subdivision 2, 8.36 as amended by Laws 1997, chapter 3, section 1, is amended to 9.1 read: 9.2 Subd. 2. Youth Initiative Grants 16,000,000 9.3 For grants to local government units to 9.4 design, furnish, equip, acquire, 9.5 demolish, repair, replace, or construct 9.6 parks and, recreation buildings and 9.7 school buildings to provide youth, with 9.8 preference for youth in grades four 9.9 through eight, with regular enrichment 9.10 activities during nonschool hours, 9.11 including after school, evenings, 9.12 weekends, and school vacation periods, 9.13 and that will provide equal access and 9.14 programming for girls. The buildings 9.15 may be leased to nonprofit community 9.16 organizations, subject to Minnesota 9.17 Statutes, section 16A.695, for the same 9.18 purposes. Enrichment programs include 9.19 academic enrichment, homework 9.20 assistance, computer and technology 9.21 use, arts and cultural activities, 9.22 clubs, school-to-work and work force 9.23 development, athletic, and recreational 9.24 activities. Grants must be used to 9.25 expand the number of children 9.26 participating in enrichment programs or 9.27 improve the quality or range of program 9.28 offerings. The facilities must be 9.29 fully available for programming 9.30 sponsored by youth-serving nonprofit 9.31 and community groups, or school, 9.32 county, or city programs, for maximum 9.33 hours after school, evenings, weekends, 9.34 summers, and other school vacation 9.35 periods. Priority must be given to 9.36 proposals that demonstrate 9.37 collaboration among private, nonprofit, 9.38 and public agencies, including regional 9.39 entities dealing with at-risk youth, 9.40 and community and parent organizations 9.41 in arranging for programming, staffing, 9.42 transportation, and equipment. All 9.43 proposals must include an inventory of 9.44 existing facilities and an assessment 9.45 of programming needs in the community. 9.46 (a) Enrichment grants within the 9.47 city of Minneapolis 5,000,000 9.48 Of this amount, at least $2,500,000 9.49 must be used in the neighborhoods of 9.50 the Near North, Hawthorne, Sumner- 9.51 Glenwood-Harrison, Powderhorn, Central, 9.52 Whittier, and Phillips. 9.53 (b) Enrichment grants within the 9.54 city of St. Paul 5,000,000 9.55 Of this amount, at least $2,500,000 9.56 must be used in the neighborhoods of 9.57 Summit-University, Thomas-Dale, North 9.58 End, Payne-Phalen, Daytons Bluff, and 9.59 the West Side. 9.60 The remaining $2,500,000 is available 9.61 citywide, with priority for some of the 9.62 remaining amount given to proposals by 9.63 public/private partnerships currently 9.64 offering after-school enrichment 10.1 programs in low-income areas in 10.2 conjunction with a neighborhood-based 10.3 organization. Up to $100,000 of the 10.4 remaining $2,500,000 may be used to 10.5 develop urban sports facilities for 10.6 at-risk inner city youth, including 10.7 those older than eighth grade. 10.8 (c) Enrichment grants outside 10.9 of the cities of Minneapolis 10.10 and St. Paul 6,000,000 10.11 Priority must be given to school 10.12 attendance areas with high 10.13 concentrations of children eligible for 10.14 free or reduced school lunch and to 10.15 government units demonstrating a 10.16 commitment to collaborative youth 10.17 efforts. 10.18 $500,000 is to the city of Bloomington 10.19 for after school enrichment activities 10.20 in the northeast Bloomington study area. 10.21 The commissioner of children, families, 10.22 and learning must make a grant of at 10.23 least $1,000,000 to a school district 10.24 that is a part of a collaborative 10.25 effort that has at least two other 10.26 school districts, is multicultural and 10.27 multijurisdictional, and has previously 10.28 received a facility planning grant for 10.29 collaborative purposes. 10.30 (d) Each grant must be matched by $1 10.31 from local sources for each $2 of state 10.32 money. In-kind contributions of 10.33 facilities may be used for the local 10.34 match. The value of in-kind 10.35 contributions must be determined by the 10.36 commissioner of finance. 10.37 (e) Preference must be given to 10.38 projects for which at least ten percent 10.39 of the youth initiative grant is 10.40 expended using youthbuild under 10.41 Minnesota Statutes, sections 268.361 to 10.42 268.367, or other youth employment and 10.43 training programs, for the labor 10.44 portion of the construction. Eligible 10.45 programs must consult with appropriate 10.46 labor organizations to deliver 10.47 education and training. 10.48 ARTICLE 4 10.49 STATE GOVERNMENT 10.50 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 16A.642, 10.51 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 10.52 Subdivision 1. [REPORTS.] (a) The commissioner of finance 10.53 shall report to the chairs of the senate committee on finance 10.54 and the house of representatives committees on ways and means 10.55 and on capital investment on February 1, 1998, and by February 1 10.56 of each even-numberedodd-numbered year on the following: 11.1 (1) all state building projects for which bonds have been11.2 authorized and issued by a law enacted more than seven years11.3 before February 1 of that even-numbered year and of which 2011.4 percent or less of a project's authorization has been encumbered11.5 or otherwise obligated for the purpose stated in the law11.6 authorizing the issue; and11.7 (2) all state bonds authorized and issued for purposes11.8 other than building projects reported under clause (1), by a law11.9 enacted more than seven years before February 1 of that11.10 even-numbered year, and the amount of any balance that is11.11 unencumbered or otherwise not obligated for the purpose stated11.12 in the law authorizing the issue.11.13 (1) all laws authorizing the issuance of state bonds for 11.14 state or local government building projects enacted more than 11.15 five years before February 1 of that odd-numbered year; the 11.16 projects authorized to be acquired and constructed with the bond 11.17 proceeds for which less than 100 percent of the authorized total 11.18 cost has been expended, encumbered, or otherwise obligated; the 11.19 cost of contracts to be let in accordance with existing plans 11.20 and specifications shall be considered expended for this report; 11.21 and the amount of bonds not issued and bond proceeds held but 11.22 not previously expended, encumbered, or otherwise obligated for 11.23 these projects; and 11.24 (2) all laws authorizing the issuance of state bonds for 11.25 state or local government programs or projects other than those 11.26 described in clause (1), enacted more than five years before 11.27 February 1 of that odd-numbered year; and the amount of bonds 11.28 not issued and bond proceeds held but not previously expended, 11.29 encumbered, or otherwise obligated for these programs and 11.30 projects. 11.31 (b) The commissioner shall also report on bond 11.32 authorizations or bond proceed balances that may be canceled 11.33 because projects have been canceled, completed, or otherwise 11.34 concluded, or because the purposes for which the bonds were 11.35 authorized or issued have been canceled, completed, or otherwise 11.36 concluded. The bond authorizations or bond proceed balances 12.1 that are unencumbered or otherwise not obligated that are 12.2 reported by the commissioner under this subdivision are 12.3 canceled, effective July 1 of the year of the report, unless 12.4 specifically reauthorized by act of the legislature. 12.5 Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 16A.642, is 12.6 amended by adding a subdivision to read: 12.7 Subd. 3. [APPLICATION OF UNUSED BOND PROCEEDS.] All 12.8 canceled bond proceeds shall be transferred to the state bond 12.9 fund and used to pay or redeem bonds from which they were 12.10 derived. 12.11 Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 475A.06, 12.12 subdivision 7, is amended to read: 12.13 Subd. 7. [AUTHORITY FOR BONDS; LIMIT; APPROPRIATION 12.14 PURPOSE; PROCEDURAL SOURCES.] The commissioner of finance is 12.15 authorized to sell and issue Minnesota state municipal aid bonds 12.16 in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed 12.17 $4,330,000$1,192,295, the proceeds of which, except as provided 12.18 in subdivision 1, are appropriated to the state municipal bond 12.19 guaranty fund for the purpose of providing funds to be loaned to 12.20 municipalities for the acquisition and betterment of public 12.21 lands and buildings and other public improvements of a capital 12.22 nature, when needed to pay the principal of or interest on bonds 12.23 issued for this purpose or bonds issued to refund such 12.24 guaranteed bonds, in accordance with the provisions of sections 12.25 475A.01 to 475A.06. The bonds shall be sold, issued, and 12.26 secured as provided in subdivisions 1 to 6 and in Article XI, 12.27 Section 7 of the Constitution. 12.28 Sec. 4. [BOND SALE AUTHORIZATIONS REDUCED.] 12.29 The bond sale authorizations in the following laws are 12.30 reduced by the amounts indicated: 12.31 (1) Laws 1987, chapter 400, section 25, subdivision 1, is 12.32 reduced by $295,000. 12.33 (2) Laws 1989, chapter 300, article 1, section 23, 12.34 subdivision 1, is reduced by $3,335,000. 12.35 (3) Laws 1990, chapter 610, article 1, section 30, 12.36 subdivision 1, is reduced by $9,280,000. 13.1 (4) Laws 1990, chapter 610, article 1, section 30, 13.2 subdivision 3, is reduced by $165,000. 13.3 (5) Laws 1991, chapter 350, article 1, section 2, 13.4 subdivision 1, is reduced by $48,765,000. 13.5 (6) Laws 1992, chapter 558, section 28, subdivision 1, is 13.6 reduced by $6,590,000. 13.7 (7) Laws 1993, chapter 373, section 19, subdivision 1, is 13.8 reduced by $10,000. 13.9 (8) Laws 1996, chapter 463, section 27, subdivision 1, is 13.10 reduced by $37,285,000. 13.11 Sec. 5. Laws 1996, chapter 463, section 24, subdivision 8, 13.12 is amended to read: 13.13 Subd. 8. Lyn/Lake /Jungle13.14 TheatrePerforming Arts Center 335,000 13.15 For a grant to Hennepin county to 13.16 design, construct, furnish, and equip 13.17 the Lyn/Lake /Jungle Theatrecommunity 13.18 performing arts center to provide a 13.19 community theater and rehearsal space, 13.20 offices, classrooms and meeting rooms 13.21 for performing arts organizations, arts 13.22 education and, arts development and 13.23 outreach in a tax-forfeited structure 13.24 in Hennepin county. Hennepin county 13.25 may contract with a nonprofit 13.26 organization for operation of the 13.27 center, subject to Minnesota Statutes, 13.28 section 16A.695. This appropriation is 13.29 not available until the commissioner 13.30 has determined that at least $1,630,00013.31 has been committed by nonstate sources13.32 to complete the Lyn/Lake/Jungle13.33 Theatre$100,000 has been committed by 13.34 nonstate sources to complete the 13.35 community performing arts center. This 13.36 is the final state appropriation for 13.37 this project. 13.38 Sec. 6. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 13.39 Section 5 is effective the day following final enactment. 13.40 ARTICLE 5 13.41 JUDICIARY 13.42 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 243.51, 13.43 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 13.44 Subdivision 1. The commissioner of corrections is hereby 13.45 authorized to contract with agencies and bureaus of the United 13.46 States and with the proper officials of other states or a county 13.47 of this state for the custody, care, subsistence, education, 14.1 treatment and training of persons convicted of criminal offenses 14.2 constituting felonies in the courts of this state, the United 14.3 States, or other states of the United States. Such contracts 14.4 shall provide for reimbursing the state of Minnesota for all 14.5 costs or other expenses involved. Funds received under such 14.6 contracts shall be deposited in the state treasury and are 14.7 appropriated to the commissioner of corrections for correctional 14.8 purposes, including capital improvements. Any prisoner 14.9 transferred to the state of Minnesota pursuant to this 14.10 subdivision shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the 14.11 prisoner's original sentence as if the prisoner were serving the 14.12 same within the confines of the state in which the conviction 14.13 and sentence was had or in the custody of the United States. 14.14 Nothing herein shall deprive such inmate of the right to parole 14.15 or the rights to legal process in the courts of this state. 14.16 Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 243.51, 14.17 subdivision 3, is amended to read: 14.18 Subd. 3. [TEMPORARY DETENTION.] The commissioner of 14.19 corrections is authorized to contract with agencies and bureaus 14.20 of the United States and with the appropriate officials of any 14.21 other state or county of this state for the temporary detention 14.22 of any person in custody pursuant to any process issued under 14.23 the authority of the United States, other states of the United 14.24 States, or the district courts of this state. The contract 14.25 shall provide for reimbursement to the state of Minnesota for 14.26 all costs and expenses involved. Money received under contracts 14.27 shall be deposited in the state treasury and are appropriated to 14.28 the commissioner of corrections for correctional purposes, 14.29 including capital improvements. 14.30 ARTICLE 6 14.31 TRANSPORTATION 14.32 Section 1. [TRUCK STATION.] 14.33 $5,500,000 is appropriated from the trunk highway fund to 14.34 the commissioner of transportation for design and construction 14.35 of a truck station at a site near Cedar Avenue and 66th Street 14.36 in Richfield. 15.1 ARTICLE 7 15.2 UNIVERSITY CENTER ROCHESTER 15.3 Section 1. Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 10, subdivision 15.4 10, as amended by Laws 1995, First Special Session chapter 2, 15.5 article 1, section 42, is amended to read: 15.6 Subd. 10. Rochester Technical CollegeUniversity 15.7 Center Rochester 1,200,000 15.8 This appropriation is tofor predesign 15.9 and design of an integrated campus in15.10 accordance with this subdivision.15.11 $600,000 of this appropriation is15.12 available immediately. The remainder15.13 is available after a master academic15.14 plan has been approved under clause (3)15.15 and the technical college has been15.16 sold., remodeling of student support 15.17 facilities, remodeling of facilities 15.18 for joint academic programming, and 15.19 construction of roads and other 15.20 infrastructure to integrate the campus 15.21 for the delivery of consolidated 15.22 college, state university, and 15.23 University of Minnesota programs at the 15.24 University Center Rochester. Predesign 15.25 may include consideration of 15.26 codevelopment of facilities with local 15.27 units of government. 15.28 (1) The board of trustees of the15.29 Minnesota state colleges and15.30 universities may enter into an15.31 agreement for the sale of the Rochester15.32 Technical College. The sale is15.33 contingent on the approval of the board15.34 of trustees and a determination by the15.35 board of trustees that the sale is15.36 consistent with its priorities. The15.37 sale price shall equal the appraised15.38 value if sold to independent school15.39 district No. 535, Rochester, or, if15.40 sold to any other party, the sale price15.41 shall not be less than the appraised15.42 value.15.43 It is the intent of the legislature15.44 that no technical college program15.45 reduction, apart from normal program15.46 review, shall occur as a result of this15.47 sale.15.48 (2) The sale shall not cause the15.49 technical college to lease space or to15.50 move to any temporary site.15.51 (3) Prior to the preparation of design15.52 documents, the post-secondary boards15.53 and the relevant campus staff shall15.54 jointly prepare a master academic plan15.55 for an integrated campus for the15.56 Rochester center facility. The boards15.57 shall consider the creation of a15.58 polytechnic university. The plan shall15.59 be submitted for review to the higher15.60 education finance divisions by January15.61 16, 1996, and must be approved by the16.1 legislature before the remaining16.2 $600,000 of the appropriation is16.3 available. 16.4 (4) The proceeds from the sale of the16.5 technical college are appropriated for16.6 the design and construction necessary16.7 to integrate technical college programs16.8 into the Rochester center and to add or16.9 modify space where necessary. The new16.10 technical college program space must be16.11 attached to and must maximize the16.12 current services, space, and programs16.13 of the technical college, community16.14 college, state university, and16.15 University of Minnesota cooperative16.16 campus. The state board of trustees16.17 may not begin construction of this16.18 project until the legislature has16.19 approved the construction plans.16.20 (5) The state board of trustees shall16.21 develop a plan to relocate to the16.22 Austin, Faribault, and other16.23 Southeastern Minnesota campuses all16.24 Rochester campus programs that are not16.25 essential to the integrated mission16.26 planned for the Rochester center16.27 facility. This plan must be completed16.28 prior to preparing design documents for16.29 the technical college addition to the16.30 Rochester center.16.31 (6) The state board of trustees shall16.32 consider relocating the horticulture16.33 technology program from the Rochester16.34 campus to the Austin campus of16.35 Riverland technical college before the16.36 start of the 1995-1996 academic year.