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HF 2767

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/12/2012 01:50pm

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to arts and cultural heritage; creating a film production incentive
program; appropriating money.

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

Section 1. new text beginFILM PRODUCTION INCENTIVE PROGRAM; APPROPRIATION.
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new text begin $600,000 is appropriated in fiscal year 2013 from the arts and cultural heritage
fund to the commissioner of administration for a new film production incentive program.
The commissioner, in consultation with the Independent Feature Project/Minnesota,
shall reimburse film producers for eligible production costs incurred to produce a film
or documentary in Minnesota. Eligible production costs are expenditures incurred in
Minnesota that are directly attributable to the production of a film or documentary in
Minnesota. Eligible production costs include talent, management, labor, set construction
and operation, wardrobe, sound synchronization, lighting, editing, rental facilities and
equipment, and other direct costs of producing a film or documentary in accordance with
generally accepted entertainment industry practices. A producer must submit proper
documentation of eligible production costs incurred to the commissioner of administration.
The commissioner of administration and each producer who receives money under this
appropriation must satisfy all reporting and other requirements incumbent upon legacy
funding recipients as provided in Laws of Minnesota 2011, First Special Session chapter
6, articles 4 and 5.
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