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HF 2213

1st Engrossment - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 04/24/2015 01:58pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to state government; requiring a tracking list of agency projects;
modifying a provision for assistance to small agencies; specifying that grant
agreements terminate under certain conditions; requiring an audit when the
commissioner delegates authority; changing provisions governing the Office of
MN.IT Services; modifying rulemaking authority for pari-mutuel horse racing;
limiting agency spending on advertising; requiring a report on the number of
state chief information officers; establishing the Minnesota Film and TV Board
Oversight Task Force; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16A.103, by
adding a subdivision; 16B.371; 16B.97, subdivision 1; 16C.03, subdivision 16;
16E.01; 16E.016; 16E.0465; 16E.14, subdivision 3; 16E.145; 16E.19, by adding a
subdivision; 240.03; 240.23; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapters 16A; 16B; 16E; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 3.886.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [16A.0565] CENTRALIZED TRACKING LIST OF AGENCY
PROJECTS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Centralized tracking. new text end

new text begin The commissioner must maintain a
centralized tracking list of new agency projects estimated to cost more than $100,000 that
are paid for from the general fund.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin New agency project. new text end

new text begin (a) For purposes of this section, a "new agency
project" means:
new text end

new text begin (1) any new agency program or activity with more than $100,000 in funding from
the general fund; and
new text end

new text begin (2) any preexisting agency program or activity with an increase of $100,000 or more
above the base level in general fund support.
new text end

new text begin (b) For purposes of this section, a new agency project does not include:
new text end

new text begin (1) general aid programs for units of local government or entitlement programs
providing assistance to individuals; or
new text end

new text begin (2) a new program or activity or increase in a program or activity that is mandated
by law.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Transparency requirements. new text end

new text begin The centralized tracking list maintained by
the commissioner must report the following for each new agency project:
new text end

new text begin (1) the name of the agency and title of the project;
new text end

new text begin (2) a brief description of the project and its purposes;
new text end

new text begin (3) the extent to which the project has been implemented; and
new text end

new text begin (4) the amount of money that has been spent on the project.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Timing and reporting. new text end

new text begin The commissioner must display the information
required by subdivision 3 on the department's Web site. The list shall be maintained in a
widely available and common document format such as a spreadsheet, that does not
require any new costs to develop. The commissioner must report this information to the
chairs of the house of representatives Ways and Means Committee and the senate Finance
Committee quarterly, and must update the information on the Web site at least quarterly.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.103, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 1h. new text end

new text begin Revenue uncertainty information. new text end

new text begin The commissioner shall report to the
legislature within 14 days of a forecast under subdivision 1 on uncertainty in Minnesota's
general fund revenue projections. The report shall present information on:
new text end

new text begin (1) the estimated range of forecast error for revenues; and
new text end

new text begin (2) the data and methods used to construct those measurements.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16B.371, is amended to read:


16B.371 ASSISTANCE TO SMALL AGENCIES.

(a) The commissioner deleted text beginmaydeleted text endnew text begin mustnew text end provide administrative support services to new text begina new text endsmall
deleted text beginagenciesdeleted text endnew text begin agency requesting these servicesnew text end. To promote efficiency and cost-effective use
of state resources, and to improve financial controls, the commissioner may require
a small agency to receive administrative support services through the Department of
Administration or through another agency designated by the commissioner. Services
subject to this section include finance, accounting, payroll, purchasing, human resources,
and other services designated by the commissioner. The commissioner may determine
what constitutes a small agency for purposes of this section. The commissioner, in
consultation with the commissioner of management and budget and small agencies, shall
evaluate small agencies' needs for administrative support services. If the commissioner
provides administrative support services to a small agency, the commissioner must enter
into a service level agreement with the agency, specifying the services to be provided and
the costs and anticipated outcomes of the services.

(b) The Chicano Latino Affairs Council, the Council on Black Minnesotans, the
Council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans, the Indian Affairs Council, and the Minnesota
State Council on Disability must use the services specified in paragraph (a).

(c) The commissioner of administration may assess agencies for services it provides
under this section. The amounts assessed are appropriated to the commissioner.

(d) For agencies covered in this section, the commissioner has the authority to require
the agency to comply with applicable state finance, accounting, payroll, purchasing, and
human resources policies. The agencies served retain the ownership and responsibility for
spending decisions and for ongoing implementation of appropriate business operations.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16B.97, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Grant agreement.

deleted text begin(a)deleted text end A grant agreement is a written instrument or
electronic document defining a legal relationship between a granting agency and a grantee
when the principal purpose of the relationship is to transfer cash or something of value
to the recipient to support a public purpose authorized by law instead of acquiring by
professional or technical contract, purchase, lease, or barter property or services for the
direct benefit or use of the granting agency.

deleted text begin (b) This section does not apply to capital project grants to political subdivisions as
defined by section 16A.86.
deleted text end

Sec. 5.

new text begin [16B.991] TERMINATION OF GRANT.
new text end

new text begin Each grant agreement subject to sections 16B.97 and 16B.98 must provide that the
agreement will immediately be terminated if:
new text end

new text begin (1) the recipient is convicted of a criminal offense relating to a state grant agreement;
or
new text end

new text begin (2) the agency entering into the grant agreement or the commissioner of
administration determines that the grant recipient is under investigation by a federal
agency, a state agency, or a local law enforcement agency for matters relating to
administration of a state grant.
new text end

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16C.03, subdivision 16, is amended to read:


Subd. 16.

Delegation of duties.

new text begin(a) new text endThe commissioner may delegate duties imposed
by this chapter to the head of an agency and to any subordinate of the agency head.new text begin At
least once every three years, the commissioner must audit use of authority under this
chapter by each employee to whom the commissioner has delegated duties.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner must develop guidelines for agencies and employees to whom
authority is delegated under this chapter that protect state legal interests. These guidelines
may provide for review by the commissioner when a specific contract has potential to put
the state's legal interests at risk.
new text end

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16E.01, is amended to read:


16E.01 OFFICE OF MN.IT SERVICES.

Subdivision 1.

Creation; chief information officer.

The Office of MN.IT Services,
referred to in this chapter as the "office," is an agency in the executive branch headed by
a commissioner, who also is the state chief information officer. The appointment of the
commissioner is subject to the advice and consent of the senate under section 15.066.

Subd. 1a.

Responsibilities.

The office shall provide oversight, leadership, and
direction for information and telecommunications technology policy and the management,
delivery, accessibility, and security of information and telecommunications technology
systems and services in deleted text beginMinnesotadeleted text endnew text begin the executive branch of state governmentnew text end. The office
shall manage strategic investments in information and telecommunications technology
systems and services to encourage the development of a technically literate society, to
ensure sufficient access to and efficient delivery of accessible new text beginstate new text endgovernment services,
and to maximize benefits for the state government as an enterprise.

Subd. 2.

Discretionary powers.

The office may:

(1) enter into contracts for goods or services with public or private organizations
and charge fees for services it provides;

(2) apply for, receive, and expend money from public agencies;

(3) apply for, accept, and disburse grants and other aids from the federal government
and other public or private sources;

(4) enter into contracts with agencies of the federal government, local governmental
units, the University of Minnesota and other educational institutions, and private persons
and other nongovernmental organizations as necessary to perform its statutory duties;

(5) sponsor and conduct conferences and studies, collect and disseminate information,
and issue reports relating to information and communications technology issues;new text begin and
new text end

deleted text begin (6) review the technology infrastructure of regions of the state and cooperate with
and make recommendations to the governor, legislature, state agencies, local governments,
local technology development agencies, the federal government, private businesses,
and individuals for the realization of information and communications technology
infrastructure development potential;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (7) sponsor, support, and facilitate innovative and collaborative economic and
community development and government services projects, including technology
initiatives related to culture and the arts, with public and private organizations; and
deleted text end

deleted text begin (8)deleted text endnew text begin (6)new text end review and recommend alternative sourcing strategies for state information
and communications systems.

Subd. 3.

Duties.

(a) The office shall:

(1) manage the efficient and effective use of available federal, state, local, and
public-private resources to develop statewide information and telecommunications
technology systems and services and its infrastructure;

(2) approve state agency and intergovernmental information and telecommunications
technology systems and services development efforts involving state or intergovernmental
funding, including federal funding, provide information to the legislature regarding
projects reviewed, and recommend projects for inclusion in the governor's budget under
section 16A.11;

(3) ensure cooperation and collaboration among state and local governments in
developing intergovernmental information and telecommunications technology systems
and services, and define the structure and responsibilities of a representative governance
structure;

(4) cooperate and collaborate with the legislative and judicial branches in the
development of information and communications systems in those branches;

(5) continue the development of North Star, the state's official comprehensive online
service and information initiative;

(6) promote and collaborate with the state's agencies in the state's transition to an
effectively competitive telecommunications market;

deleted text begin (7) collaborate with entities carrying out education and lifelong learning initiatives
to assist Minnesotans in developing technical literacy and obtaining access to ongoing
learning resources;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (8)deleted text endnew text begin (7)new text end promote and coordinate public information access and network initiatives,
consistent with chapter 13, to connect Minnesota's citizens and communities to each
other, to their governments, and to the world;

deleted text begin (9)deleted text endnew text begin (8)new text end promote and coordinate electronic commerce initiatives to ensure that
Minnesota businesses and citizens can successfully compete in the global economy;

deleted text begin (10)deleted text endnew text begin (9)new text end manage and promote the regular and periodic reinvestment in the information
and telecommunications technology systems and services infrastructure so that state and
local government agencies can effectively and efficiently serve their customers;

deleted text begin (11)deleted text endnew text begin (10)new text end facilitate the cooperative development of and ensure compliance with
standards and policies for information and telecommunications technology systems
and services, electronic data practices and privacy, and electronic commerce among
international, national, state, and local public and private organizations;

deleted text begin (12)deleted text endnew text begin (11)new text end eliminate unnecessary duplication of existing information and
telecommunications technology systems and services provided by state agencies;

deleted text begin (13)deleted text endnew text begin (12)new text end identify, sponsor, develop, and execute shared information and
telecommunications technology projects and ongoing operations;

deleted text begin (14)deleted text endnew text begin (13)new text end ensure overall security of the state's information and technology systems
and services; and

deleted text begin (15)deleted text endnew text begin (14)new text end manage and direct compliance with accessibility standards for informational
technology, including hardware, software, Web sites, online forms, and online surveys.

(b) The chief information officer, in consultation with the commissioner of
management and budget, must determine when it is cost-effective for agencies to develop
and use shared information and telecommunications technology systems and services for
the delivery of electronic government services. The chief information officer may require
agencies to use shared information and telecommunications technology systems and
services. The chief information officer shall establish reimbursement rates in cooperation
with the commissioner of management and budget to be billed to agencies and other
governmental entities sufficient to cover the actual development, operating, maintenance,
and administrative costs of the shared systems. The methodology for billing may include
the use of interagency agreements, or other means as allowed by law.

(c) A state agency that has an information and telecommunications technology
project with a total expected project cost of more than deleted text begin$1,000,000deleted text endnew text begin $100,000new text end, whether
funded as part of the biennial budget or by any other means, shall register with the office
by submitting basic project startup documentation, as specified by the chief information
officer in both format and content, before any project funding is requested or committed
and before the project commences. State agency project leaders must demonstrate that
the project will be properly managed, provide updates to the project documentation
as changes are proposed, and regularly report on the current status of the project on a
schedule agreed to with the chief information officer.

(d) deleted text beginThe chief information officer shall monitor progress on any active information
and telecommunications technology project with a total expected project cost of more than
$5,000,000 and report on the performance of the project in comparison with the plans for
the project in terms of time, scope, and budget. The chief information officer may conduct
an independent project audit of the project. The audit analysis and evaluation of the
projects subject to paragraph (c) must be presented to agency executive sponsors, the
project governance bodies, and the chief information officer. All reports and responses
must become part of the project record.
deleted text endnew text begin The chief information officer must prepare a
monthly progress report for each active information and telecommunications technology
project over $1,000,000. The report must be provided to the technology advisory council
and must be available on the office's Web site.
new text end

(e) For any active information and telecommunications technology project with a
total expected project cost of more than $10,000,000, the state agency must perform an
annual independent audit that conforms to published project audit principles promulgated
by the office.

(f) The chief information officer shall report by January 15 of each year to the
chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees and divisions with
jurisdiction over the office regarding projects the office has reviewed under paragraph (a),
clause (13). The report must include the reasons for the determinations made in the review
of each project and a description of its current status.

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Limits. new text end

new text begin The office may not enter into any new general or project contracts
or other agreements to provide services to political subdivisions. The office may continue
to collaborate with and enter into agreements with local subdivisions to create information
technology infrastructure, provide connectivity, coordinate government-to-government
communications, and provide security support. This subdivision does not prevent political
subdivisions from purchasing goods or services from outside vendors through state
contracts, and does not prevent political subdivisions from accessing geospatial data
maintained by the office.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2015. The office may not
enter into a new contract or other agreement or renew an existing contract or agreement
to provide services to political subdivisions in a manner prohibited by subdivision 4 on
or after July 1, 2015. The office must end existing contracts and agreements to provide
services prohibited by subdivision 4 as soon as this can be done without the office
incurring legal liability, and as soon as affected political subdivisions are able to find other
sources to provide the services provided by the office.
new text end

Sec. 8.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16E.016, is amended to read:


16E.016 RESPONSIBILITY FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT.

(a) The chief information officer is responsible for providing or entering into
managed services contracts for the provision, improvement, and development of the
following information technology systems and services to state agencies:

(1) state data centers;

(2) mainframes including system software;

(3) servers including system software;

(4) desktops including system software;

(5) laptop computers including system software;

(6) a data network including system software;

(7) database, electronic mail, office systems, reporting, and other standard software
tools;

(8) business application software and related technical support services;

(9) help desk for the components listed in clauses (1) to (8);

(10) maintenance, problem resolution, and break-fix for the components listed in
clauses (1) to (8);

(11) regular upgrades and replacement for the components listed in clauses (1)
to (8); and

(12) network-connected output devices.

(b) All state agency employees whose work primarily involves functions specified in
paragraph (a) are employees of the Office of MN.IT Services. This includes employees
who directly perform the functions in paragraph (a), as well as employees whose work
primarily involves managing, supervising, or providing administrative services or support
services to employees who directly perform these functions. The chief information officer
may assign employees of the office to perform work exclusively for another state agency.

(c) deleted text beginSubject to sections 16C.08 and 16C.09, the chief information officer may allow a
state agency to obtain services specified in paragraph (a) through a contract with an outside
vendor when the chief information officer and the agency head agree that a contract would
provide best value, as defined in section 16C.02, under the service-level agreement.
deleted text end new text beginA
state agency must enter into a service-level agreement with the chief information officer
for provision of services specified in paragraph (a), or must obtain some or all of these
services through an outside vendor. Before entering into a service-level agreement or
outside vendor contract, an agency must solicit proposals from the office and from at
least one outside vendor. If the cost of the proposal from the office is more than six
percent higher than the cost of a proposal from an outside vendor, the agency may enter
into a contract with an outside vendor, notwithstanding sections 16C.08, subdivision
2, clause (1); 16C.09, paragraph (a), clause (1); and 43A.047.
new text endThe chief information
officer must require that agency contracts with outside vendors ensure that systems and
services are compatible with standards established by the Office of MN.IT Services. new text beginThe
standards may include analysis of differences in future cost uncertainties, compliance with
security requirements, compliance with hardware and service standards common in other
state offices, ability to comply with legal, accessibility, and transparency requirements,
and compliance with quality standards common to other state offices.
new text endnew text begin The term of a
service-level agreement or a contract under this paragraph is subject to the limits in section
16C.06, subdivision 3b. However, the chief information officer may provide that the term
of the first agreement or contract entered into after the effective date of this section may be
longer, as the chief information officer determines is necessary to establish a system under
which agency agreements and contracts will expire according to a staggered schedule.
A service-level agreement or contract may not be for a term of more than six years. A
contract longer than four years must be followed by a contract of less than four years.
new text end

(d) new text beginThe chief information officer may authorize a state agency office located outside
of the seven-county metropolitan area to solicit proposals from MN.IT services and from
an outside vendor separately from the rest of the agency.
new text end

new text begin (e) An agency may not enter into a contract for information technology systems or
services of more than $100,000 with an outside vendor without approval of the chief
information officer.
new text end

new text begin (f) new text endThe Minnesota State Retirement System, the Public Employees Retirement
Association, the Teachers Retirement Association, the State Board of Investment, the
Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board, the State Lottery, and the Statewide
Radio Board are not state agencies for purposes of this section.

Sec. 9.

new text begin [16E.034] ANNUAL REPORT ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
SPENDING.
new text end

new text begin (a) The chief information officer, in consultation with the commissioner of
management and budget, must report by September 1 each year on:
new text end

new text begin (1) total state agency spending on information technology in the prior fiscal year, and
planned state agency spending on information technology in the current fiscal year; and
new text end

new text begin (2) individual state agency spending on information technology in the prior fiscal
year, and planned spending on information technology in the current fiscal year.
new text end

new text begin (b) The report in paragraph (a) on total state agency and individual agency spending
and proposed spending must show amounts spent and anticipated to be spent in each of
the following categories:
new text end

new text begin (1) new technology projects, or enhancement of existing projects, of more than
$100,000;
new text end

new text begin (2) business as usual and minor enhancements; and
new text end

new text begin (3) infrastructure and operations.
new text end

new text begin (c) The information reported on infrastructure and operations in paragraph (b),
clause (3), must be further divided by agency into the following categories:
new text end

new text begin (1) servers;
new text end

new text begin (2) messaging and collaboration;
new text end

new text begin (3) mainframe;
new text end

new text begin (4) storage;
new text end

new text begin (5) database, including administration;
new text end

new text begin (6) technical support;
new text end

new text begin (7) information security;
new text end

new text begin (8) directory administration;
new text end

new text begin (9) architecture;
new text end

new text begin (10) monitoring; and
new text end

new text begin (11) change management.
new text end

Sec. 10.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16E.0465, is amended to read:


16E.0465 TECHNOLOGY APPROVAL.

Subdivision 1.

Application.

This section applies to an appropriation of more than
deleted text begin$1,000,000deleted text endnew text begin $100,000new text end of state or federal funds to a state agency for any information and
telecommunications technology project or for any phase of such a project, device, or
system. For purposes of this section, an appropriation of state or federal funds to a state
agency includes an appropriation:

(1) to a constitutional officer;

(2) for a project that includes both a state agency and units of local government; and

(3) to a state agency for grants to be made to other entities.

Subd. 2.

Required review and approval.

(a) A state agency receiving an
appropriation new text beginof more than $500,000 new text endfor an information and telecommunications
technology project subject to this section must divide the project into phases.

(b) The commissioner of management and budget may not authorize the
encumbrance or expenditure of an appropriation of state funds to a state agency for deleted text beginanydeleted text endnew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (1) a project if the project is subject to this section, but not divided into phases; or
new text end

new text begin (2) anew text end phase of a project, device, or system subject to this sectionnew text begin,new text end unless the Office of
MN.IT Services has reviewed new text beginthe project or new text endeach phase of the project, device, or system,
and based on this review, the chief information officer has determined for each new text beginproject
or
new text endphase that:

deleted text begin (1)deleted text endnew text begin (i)new text end the project is compatible with the state information architecture and other
policies and standards established by the chief information officer;

deleted text begin (2)deleted text endnew text begin (ii)new text end the agency is able to accomplish the goals of the phase of the project with the
funds appropriated; and

deleted text begin (3)deleted text endnew text begin (iii)new text end the project supports the enterprise information technology strategy.

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Monitor progress. new text end

new text begin The chief information officer shall monitor progress on
any active information and telecommunications technology project with a total expected
project cost of more than $5,000,000 and report on the performance of the project in
comparison with the plans for the project in terms of time, scope, and budget. The chief
information officer may conduct an independent project audit of the project. The audit
analysis and evaluation of the project must be presented to agency executive sponsors, the
project governance bodies, and the chief information officer. All reports and responses
must become part of the project record.
new text end

Sec. 11.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16E.14, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Reimbursements.

Except as specifically provided otherwise by law, each
agency shall reimburse the MN.IT services revolving fund for the cost of all services,
supplies, materials, labor,new text begin employee development and training,new text end and depreciation of
equipment, including reasonable overhead costs, which the chief information officer is
authorized and directed to furnish an agency. The chief information officer shall report the
rates to be charged for the revolving fund no later than July 1 each year to the chair of the
committee or division in the senate and house of representatives with primary jurisdiction
over the budget of the Office of MN.IT Services.

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16E.145, is amended to read:


16E.145 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY APPROPRIATION.

An appropriation new text beginof more than $100,000 new text endfor a state agency information and
telecommunications technology project must be made to the chief information officer. The
chief information officer must manage and disburse the appropriation on behalf of the
sponsoring state agency. Any appropriation for an information and telecommunications
technology project made to a state agency other than the Office of MN.IT Services is
transferred to the chief information officer.

Sec. 13.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16E.19, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Data storage. new text end

new text begin The chief information officer must establish criteria for
storage of state agency data outside of data centers operated by the chief information
officer. These criteria must include thresholds for when requests of outside data storage
must be approved by the chief information officer.
new text end

Sec. 14.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 240.03, is amended to read:


240.03 COMMISSION POWERS AND DUTIES.

The commission has the following powers and duties:

(1) to regulate horse racing in Minnesota to ensure that it is conducted in the public
interest;

(2) to issue licenses as provided in this chapter;

(3) to enforce all laws and rules governing horse racing;

(4) to collect and distribute all taxes provided for in this chapter;

(5) to conduct necessary investigations and inquiries and new text beginto issue subpoenas to
new text endcompel new text beginthe attendance of witnesses and new text endthe submission of information, documents, deleted text beginand
deleted text endrecordsnew text begin, and other evidencenew text end it deems necessary to carry out its duties;

(6) to supervise the conduct of pari-mutuel betting on horse racing;

(7) to employ and supervise personnel under this chapter;

(8) to determine the number of racing days to be held in the state and at each
licensed racetrack;

(9) to take all necessary steps to ensure the integrity of racing in Minnesota; and

(10) to impose fees on the racing and card playing industries sufficient to recover the
operating costs of the commission with the approval of the legislature according to section
16A.1283. Notwithstanding section 16A.1283, when the legislature is not in session, the
commissioner of management and budget may grant interim approval for any new fees
or adjustments to existing fees that are not statutorily specified, until such time as the
legislature reconvenes and acts upon the new fees or adjustments. As part of its biennial
budget request, the commission must propose changes to its fees that will be sufficient to
recover the operating costs of the commission.

Sec. 15.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 240.23, is amended to read:


240.23 RULEMAKING AUTHORITY.

The commission has the authority, in addition to all other rulemaking authority
granted elsewhere in this chapter to promulgate rules governing:

(a) the conduct of horse races held at licensed racetracks in Minnesota, including but
not limited to the rules of racing, standards of entry, operation of claiming races, filing and
handling of objections, carrying of weights, and declaration of official results;

(b) deleted text beginwiredeleted text endnew text begin wired and wirelessnew text end communications between the premises of a licensed
racetrack and any place outside the premises;

(c) information on horse races which is sold on the premises of a licensed racetrack;

(d) liability insurance which it may require of all class A, class B, and class D
licensees;

(e) the auditing of the books and records of a licensee by an auditor employed
or appointed by the commission;

(f) emergency action plans maintained by licensed racetracks and their periodic
review;

(g) safety, security, and sanitation of stabling facilities at licensed racetracks;

(h) entry fees and other funds received by a licensee in the course of conducting
racing which the commission determines must be placed in escrow accounts;

(i) affirmative action in employment and contracting by class A, class B, and class D
licensees; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

new text begin (j) procedures for the sampling and testing of any horse that is eligible to race in
Minnesota for substances or practices that are prohibited by law or rule; and
new text end

deleted text begin (j)deleted text endnew text begin (k)new text end any other aspect of horse racing or pari-mutuel betting which in its opinion
affects the integrity of racing or the public health, welfare, or safety.

Rules of the commission are subject to chapter 14, the Administrative Procedure Act.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 16. new text beginLIMIT ON EXPENDITURES FOR ADVERTISING.
new text end

new text begin During the biennium ending June 30, 2017, an executive branch agency's spending
on advertising and promotions may not exceed 90 percent of the amount the agency
spent on advertising and promotions during the biennium ending June 30, 2015. The
commissioner of management and budget must ensure compliance with this limit, and
may issue guidelines and policies to executive agencies. The commissioner may forbid
an agency from engaging in advertising as the commissioner determines is necessary to
ensure compliance with this section. This section does not apply to the Minnesota Lottery
or Explore Minnesota Tourism. Spending during the biennium ending June 30, 2017, on
advertising relating to a declared emergency, an emergency, or a disaster, as those terms
are defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 12.03, is excluded for purposes of this section.
new text end

Sec. 17. new text beginREPORT ON AGENCY CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICERS.
new text end

new text begin The chief information officer of MN.IT must report to the legislature by January 15,
2016, on reduction in the number of chief information officers (CIOs) in state agencies.
The report must include the number of CIOs on July 1, 2015, the number on January
15, 2016, and plans to reduce that number.
new text end

Sec. 18. new text beginMINNESOTA FILM AND TV BOARD OVERSIGHT TASK FORCE.
new text end

new text begin (a) The Minnesota Film and TV Board Oversight Task Force is established and shall
include nine members appointed as follows:
new text end

new text begin (1) the state auditor or designee;
new text end

new text begin (2) one appointee of the Board of Directors of the Independent Filmmaker Project
Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (3) one appointee of the board of directors of the Minnesota Film and TV Board;
new text end

new text begin (4) two appointees from the commissioner of employment and economic
development to represent the Minnesota film industry;
new text end

new text begin (5) two members of the Minnesota house of representatives appointed by the speaker
of the house; and
new text end

new text begin (6) two members of the Minnesota senate appointed pursuant to the rules of the senate.
new text end

new text begin (b) The Minnesota Film and TV Board Oversight Task Force shall:
new text end

new text begin (1) review the past funding, administration, policies, and programs of the Minnesota
Film and TV Board;
new text end

new text begin (2) consider proposals to improve the policies, structure, and programs of the
Minnesota Film and TV Board; and
new text end

new text begin (3) recommend improvements to enhance and strengthen the policies, structure, and
programs administered by the Minnesota Film and TV Board.
new text end

new text begin (c) The Minnesota Film and TV Board Oversight Task Force shall report back to
the legislative committees with jurisdiction over legacy funds by January 1, 2017, with
recommendations developed pursuant to paragraph (b). The task force members shall
serve without compensation and all members shall serve at the pleasure of their appointing
authority. The task force must meet at least twice a year and the state auditor or the
designee of the state auditor shall convene the first meeting no later than September 30,
2015. The task force expires June 30, 2017.
new text end

Sec. 19. new text begin REPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 3.886, new text end new text begin is repealed.
new text end