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HF 258

1st Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 02/14/2011 03:21pm

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underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to taxation; revenue recapture; authorizing licensed ambulance services
to submit claims directly to the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010,
sections 270A.03, subdivision 2; 270A.07, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 270A.03, subdivision 2, is amended to
read:


Subd. 2.

Claimant agency.

"Claimant agency" means any state agency, as defined
by section 14.02, subdivision 2, the regents of the University of Minnesota, any district
court of the state, any county, any statutory or home rule charter city, including a city
that is presenting a claim for a municipal hospital or a public library or a municipal
ambulance service, a hospital district, a private nonprofit hospital that leases its building
from the county or city in which it is located, new text beginany ambulance service licensed under
chapter 144E,
new text endany public agency responsible for child support enforcement, any public
agency responsible for the collection of court-ordered restitution, and any public agency
established by general or special law that is responsible for the administration of a
low-income housing program, and the Minnesota collection enterprise as defined in
section 16D.02, subdivision 8, for the purpose of collecting the costs imposed under
section 16D.11. deleted text beginA county may act as a claimant agency on behalf of an ambulance service
licensed under chapter 144E if the ambulance service's primary service area is located at
least in part within the county, but more than one county may not act as a claimant agency
for a licensed ambulance service with respect to the same debt.
deleted 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

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 270A.07, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Notification requirement.

(a) Any claimant agency, seeking
collection of a debt through setoff against a refund due, shall submit to the commissioner
information indicating the amount of each debt and information identifying the debtor, as
required by section 270A.04, subdivision 3.

(b) For each setoff of a debt against a refund due, the commissioner shall charge a fee
of $15. The proceeds of fees shall be allocated by depositing $4 of each $15 fee collected
into a Department of Revenue recapture revolving fund and depositing the remaining
balance into the general fund. The sums deposited into the revolving fund are appropriated
to the commissioner for the purpose of administering the Revenue Recapture Act.

(c) deleted text beginFor each debt for which a county acts as claimant agency on behalf of a licensed
ambulance service, the county may charge the ambulance service a fee not to exceed the
cost of administering the claim.
deleted text end

deleted text begin (d)deleted text end The claimant agency shall notify the commissioner when a debt has been
satisfied or reduced by at least $200 within 30 days after satisfaction or reduction.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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