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HF 3673

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/12/2018 02:22pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 03/12/2018

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; establishing certain selection process requirements in
providing state financial assistance for public transit; amending Minnesota Statutes
2016, section 174.24, by adding a subdivision.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.24, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:

new text begin Subd. 2c. new text end

new text begin Evaluation and selection. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner must implement a selection
process for financial assistance under this section. The selection process must include:
new text end

new text begin (1) transit stakeholder involvement in the development, periodic revision, and
implementation of the selection process;
new text end

new text begin (2) procedures for solicitations, applications, or proposal submissions;
new text end

new text begin (3) an evaluation system that includes publicly specified criteria and a methodology to
evaluate applications or proposals;
new text end

new text begin (4) a prioritized list or ranking of evaluation results, which must be retained on an ongoing
basis and revised in conjunction with subsequent evaluations;
new text end

new text begin (5) guidance to applicants or proposers regarding the evaluation methodology and results,
including information regarding factors that impacted the evaluation, reasons for any partial
financial assistance award, and potential modifications to improve an application or proposal
in a subsequent evaluation;
new text end

new text begin (6) identification of the financial assistance recipients, including funding amounts and
a summary of uses; and
new text end

new text begin (7) public information regarding the availability of financial assistance, the financial
assistance funding sources, the selection process, and the evaluation results.
new text end

new text begin (b) Transit stakeholders under this section include but are not limited to transit providers
outside of the metropolitan area, counties or statutory or home rule charter cities providing
financial assistance to or operating public transit, area transportation partnerships, and
regional development commissions.
new text end

new text begin (c) Public information under paragraph (a), clause (7), must at a minimum be published
on the department's Web site and disseminated via electronic notice to all transit stakeholders
and financial assistance applicants or proposers.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2018, for financial assistance
awards made on or after that date.
new text end