as introduced - 83rd Legislature (2003 - 2004) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
|Introduction||Posted on 02/23/2004|
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to capital investment; authorizing spending 1.3 to acquire and to better public land and other public 1.4 improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money 1.5 for natural resource and environment projects; 1.6 authorizing the issuance of state general obligation 1.7 bonds. 1.8 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.9 Section 1. [APPROPRIATIONS; NATURAL RESOURCES.] 1.10 Subdivision 1. [STREAM PROTECTION.] $500,000 is 1.11 appropriated from the bond proceeds fund to the commissioner of 1.12 natural resources for the design and implementation of stream 1.13 restoration projects that employ natural channel design 1.14 principles. 1.15 Subd. 2. [SCIENTIFIC AND NATURAL AREA ACQUISITION AND 1.16 IMPROVEMENT.] $2,980,000 is appropriated from the bond proceeds 1.17 fund to the commissioner of natural resources to acquire land 1.18 for scientific and natural areas and for development, 1.19 protection, or improvements of a capital nature to scientific 1.20 and natural areas throughout the state under Minnesota Statutes, 1.21 sections 84.033 and 86A.05, subdivision 5. 1.22 Subd. 3. [NATIVE PRAIRIE BANK EASEMENTS.] $3,000,000 is 1.23 appropriated from the bond proceeds fund to the commissioner of 1.24 natural resources for acquisition of native prairie bank 1.25 easements under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96. 1.26 Subd. 4. [METRO GREENWAYS AND NATURAL AREAS.] $4,000,000 2.1 is appropriated to provide grants to local units of government 2.2 for acquisition or betterment of greenways and natural areas in 2.3 the metro region and to acquire greenways and natural areas in 2.4 the metro region through the purchase of conservation easements 2.5 or fee titles. The commissioner shall determine the project 2.6 priorities and shall consult with representatives of local units 2.7 of government, nonprofit organizations, and other interested 2.8 parties. 2.9 Sec. 2. [BOND SALE.] 2.10 To provide the money appropriated by section 1 from the 2.11 bond proceeds fund, the commissioner of finance shall sell and 2.12 issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $10,480,000 in the 2.13 manner, on the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 2.14 Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 2.15 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 2.16 Sec. 3. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 2.17 Sections 1 and 2 are effective the day following final 2.18 enactment.