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HF 2297

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 02/15/2012 01:59pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 02/15/2012

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to taxation; modifying the levy authority of the Cook-Orr Hospital
District; amending Laws 1988, chapter 645, section 3, as amended.


Section 1.

Laws 1988, chapter 645, section 3, as amended by Laws 1999, chapter 243,
article 6, section 9, Laws 2000, chapter 490, article 6, section 15, and Laws 2008, chapter
154, article 2, section 30, is amended to read:


(a) The tax levied by the hospital district under Minnesota Statutes, section 447.34,
must not be levied at a rate that exceeds the amount authorized to be levied under that
section. The proceeds of the tax may be used for all purposes of the hospital district,
except as provided in paragraph (b).

(b) 0.015 percent of taxable market value of the tax in paragraph (a) may be used
deleted text begin solelydeleted text endnew text begin by the Cook ambulance service and the Orr ambulance servicenew text end for the purpose of
deleted text begin capital expenditures as it relates todeleted text endnew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (1)new text end ambulance acquisitions for the Cook ambulance service and the Orr ambulance
service deleted text beginand notdeleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (2) attached and portable equipment for use in and for the ambulances; and
new text end

new text begin (3) parts and replacement parts for maintenance and repair of the ambulances.
new text end

new text begin The money may not be usednew text end for administrativenew text begin, operation, new text end or salary expenses.

new text begin (c) new text endThe part of the levy referred to in paragraph (b) must be administered by the
Cook Hospital and passed on new text beginin equal amounts new text enddirectly to the Cook area ambulance
service board and the city of Orr to be deleted text beginheld in trust until funding for a new ambulance is
needed by either the Cook ambulance service or the Orr ambulance service
deleted text endnew text begin used for the
purposes in paragraph (b)
new text end.