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HF 3559

as introduced - 81st Legislature (1999 - 2000) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/16/2000

Current Version - as introduced

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to transportation; appropriating money for 
  1.3             grants to transit systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 
  1.4             1999 Supplement, section 473.39, subdivision 1g; Laws 
  1.5             1999, chapter 238, article 1, section 2, subdivision 3.
  1.6   BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
  1.7      Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 
  1.8   473.39, subdivision 1g, is amended to read: 
  1.9      Subd. 1g.  [OBLIGATIONS; 2000-2002.] In addition to the 
  1.10  authority in subdivisions 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, and 1e, the council 
  1.11  may issue certificates of indebtedness, bonds, or other 
  1.12  obligations under this section in an amount not exceeding 
  1.13  $36,000,000 $52,000,000, which may be used for capital 
  1.14  expenditures, other than for construction, maintenance, or 
  1.15  operation of light rail transit, as prescribed in the council's 
  1.16  transit capital improvement program and for related costs, 
  1.17  including the costs of issuance and sale of the obligations.  
  1.18  The funds must be proportionally spent on capital improvement 
  1.19  projects as recommended by the regional transit capital 
  1.20  evaluation committee. 
  1.21     Sec. 2.  Laws 1999, chapter 238, article 1, section 2, 
  1.22  subdivision 3, is amended to read: 
  1.23  Subd. 3.  Transit                    16,206,000     16,224,000
  1.24                Summary by Fund
  1.25  General              15,882,000     15,892,000
  2.1   Trunk Highway           324,000        332,000
  2.2   The amounts that may be spent from this 
  2.3   appropriation for each activity are as 
  2.4   follows:  
  2.5   (a) Greater Minnesota Transit
  2.6   Assistance 
  2.7       15,406,000    15,406,000
  2.8   This appropriation is from the general 
  2.9   fund.  Any unencumbered balance the 
  2.10  first year does not cancel but is 
  2.11  available for the second year.  Of this 
  2.12  amount, $405,000 each year does not add 
  2.13  to the base. 
  2.14  (b) Transit Administration   
  2.15         800,000       818,000
  2.16                Summary by Fund
  2.17  General                 476,000       486,000
  2.18  Trunk Highway           324,000       332,000
  2.19     Sec. 3.  [TRANSIT APPROPRIATIONS.] 
  2.20     (a) $2,800,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the 
  2.21  commissioner of transportation for fiscal year 2001 for transit 
  2.22  assistance grants to public transit systems under Minnesota 
  2.23  Statutes, section 174.24.  This appropriation adds to the budget 
  2.24  base for the 2002-2003 biennium.  
  2.25     (b) $3,700,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the 
  2.26  metropolitan council for fiscal year 2001 for transit operations 
  2.27  in the metropolitan area.  This appropriation adds to the budget 
  2.28  base for the 2002-2003 biennium. 
  2.29     (c) $4,000,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the 
  2.30  commissioner of transportation for grants to public transit 
  2.31  systems under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.24, to acquire 
  2.32  rolling stock and intelligent transportation system 
  2.33  technologies.  Priority must be given to projects to match 
  2.34  available federal funds.  
  2.35     (d) $1,000,000 is appropriated from the bond proceeds fund 
  2.36  to the commissioner of transportation for grants to public 
  2.37  transit systems under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.24, for 
  2.38  construction of transit facilities and transit hubs.  Priority 
  2.39  must be given to projects involving collaboration between 
  2.40  transit authorities and local units of government.  
  3.1      Sec. 4.  [BOND SALE.] 
  3.2      To provide the money appropriated by section 3, paragraph 
  3.3   (d), from the bond proceeds fund, the commissioner of finance 
  3.4   shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to 
  3.5   $1,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect 
  3.6   prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, 
  3.7   and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 
  3.8      Sec. 5.  [APPLICATION.] 
  3.9      Section 1 applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, 
  3.10  Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington.