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HF 23

as introduced - 91st Legislature, 2020 7th Special Session (2020 - 2020) Posted on 12/14/2020 03:03pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to judiciary; appropriating money for the supreme court for courthouse
security and cyber security.

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

Section 1. new text beginSUPREME COURT; APPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total appropriation. new text end

new text begin $4,500,000 in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated
from the general fund to the supreme court for the purposes stated in this section. This
appropriation is contingent on the supreme court providing all licensed attorneys remote
electronic access to statewide public case records. Remote electronic access must be available
over the Internet through a secure portal and provide free access to records that is identical
to the access prosecutors currently receive.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Competitive grant program for courthouse safety and security. new text end

new text begin Of the
amount appropriated in subdivision 1, $1,000,000 is for a competitive grant program
established by the chief justice for the distribution of safe and secure courthouse fund grants
to governmental entities responsible for providing or maintaining a courthouse or other
facility where court proceedings are held. Grant recipients must provide a 50 percent nonstate
match. This portion of the appropriation is onetime and is available until June 30, 2023.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Cyber security for the state's court system. new text end

new text begin Of the amount appropriated in
subdivision 1, $3,500,000 is for a cyber security system. The base for this portion of the
appropriation is $1,750,000 in each of fiscal years 2022 and 2023.
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