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HF 2870

1st Engrossment - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 06/02/2016 09:02am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to corrections; authorizing counties to continue participation in the
community corrections subsidy program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014,
section 401.02, subdivision 1.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 401.02, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.

Qualification of counties.

new text begin(a)new text end One or more counties, having an
aggregate population of 30,000 or more persons, may qualify for a grant as provided in
section 401.01 by the enactment of appropriate resolutions creating and establishing
a corrections advisory board, designating the officer or agency to be responsible for
administering grant funds, and providing for the preparation of a comprehensive plan for
the development, implementation and operation of the correctional services described in
section 401.01, including the assumption of those correctional services, other than the
operation of state facilities, presently provided in such counties by the department of
corrections, and providing for centralized administration and control of those correctional
services described in section 401.01.

Where counties combine as authorized in this section, they shall comply with the
provisions of section 471.59.

new text begin (b) A county that has participated in the Community Corrections Act for five or more
years is eligible to continue to participate in the Community Corrections Act.
new 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