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HF 2342

as introduced - 81st Legislature (1999 - 2000) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to economic development; directing office of 
  1.3             strategic and long-range planning to create state 
  1.4             development strategy; appropriating money. 
  1.6      Section 1.  [STATE DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY.] 
  1.7      The director of the office of strategic and long-range 
  1.8   planning shall develop, in coordination with the metropolitan 
  1.9   council and the commissioners of transportation, trade and 
  1.10  economic development, and natural resources, a 20-year state 
  1.11  development strategy.  The strategy must include: 
  1.12     (1) forecasts, issues, goals, and policies relating to 
  1.13  development and the connection between transportation, land use, 
  1.14  environmental protection, energy, and economic development; 
  1.15     (2) an identification of major development and 
  1.16  transportation corridors in the state; 
  1.17     (3) an identification of cultural and natural features and 
  1.18  resources of statewide, regional, and local significance; 
  1.19     (4) recommendations for coordinated state investments 
  1.20  necessary to achieve goals and policies in the area of 
  1.21  infrastructure, including transportation and wastewater 
  1.22  treatment facilities; 
  1.23     (5) a description of any legislation or programmatic 
  1.24  changes necessary to implement the plan; 
  1.25     (6) recommendation for approaches for coordinating local 
  2.1   government decisions with the strategy; and 
  2.2      (7) a process for encompassing the community-based planning 
  2.3   goals in Minnesota Statutes, section 4A.08, including citizen 
  2.4   participation and intergovernmental cooperation. 
  2.5      Sec. 2.  [EVALUATION.] 
  2.6      The director shall submit to the legislature by February 
  2.7   15, 2000, an evaluation and proposal for preparing the state 
  2.8   development strategy based on development of a prototype 
  2.9   strategy for the I-94 corridor area between the metropolitan 
  2.10  area and St. Cloud. 
  2.11     Sec. 3.  [APPROPRIATION.] 
  2.12     $....... is appropriated in fiscal year 2000 from the 
  2.13  general fund to the office of strategic and long-range planning 
  2.14  for preparation of the prototype for the state development 
  2.15  strategy.