as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 04/09/2014 10:18am
A bill for an act
relating to corrections; eliminating the requirement of contiguous counties from
qualifications for a grant for the delivery of correctional services; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 401.02, subdivision 1.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 401.02, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
One or more deleted text begincontiguousdeleted text end 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.