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HF 2462

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

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Introduction Posted on 05/03/2007

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; modifying criteria for capital project grants to
political subdivisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16A.86,
subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16A.86, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Evaluation.

(a) The commissioner shall evaluate all requests from political
subdivisions for state assistance based on the following criteria:

(1) the political subdivision has provided for local, private, and user financing for
the project to the maximum extent possible;

(2) the project helps fulfill an important state mission;

(3) the project is of regional or statewide significance;

(4) the project will deleted text beginnot require new or any additional state operating subsidiesdeleted text endnew text begin meet
or exceed sustainable building guidelines established under section 16B.325
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(5) the project will deleted text beginnot expand the state's role in a new policy areadeleted text endnew text begin use sustainable
building designs to the extent possible
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(6) state funding for the project will not create significant inequities among local
jurisdictions;

(7) the project will not compete with other facilities in such a manner that they lose a
significant number of users to the new project;

(8) the governing bodies of those political subdivisions primarily benefiting from the
project have passed resolutions in support of the project and have established priorities
for all projects within their jurisdictions for which bonding appropriations are requested
when submitting multiple requests; and

(9) if a predesign that meets the requirements of section 16B.335 has been completed
and is available at the time the project request is submitted to the commissioner of finance,
the applicant has submitted the project predesign to the commissioner of administration.

(b) The commissioner's evaluation of each request, including whether it meets
each of the criteria in paragraph (a), must be submitted to the legislature along with the
governor's recommendations under section 16A.11, subdivision 1, whether or not the
governor recommends that the request be funded.

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