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HF 3748

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 03/26/2010 04:51pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to local government; authorizing chairs and ranking minority members
of the Committees on Finance and Ways and Means to request local impact
notes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.987, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.987, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Local impact notes.

The commissioner of management and budget
shall coordinate the development of a local impact note for any proposed legislation
introduced after June 30, 1997, upon request of the chair or the ranking minority member
of either legislative Taxnew text begin, Finance, or Ways and Meansnew text end Committee. Upon receipt of a
request to prepare a local impact note, the commissioner must notify the authors of the
proposed legislation that the request has been made. The local impact note must be made
available to the public upon request. If the action is among the exceptions listed in
section 3.988, a local impact note need not be requested nor prepared. The commissioner
shall make a reasonable and timely estimate of the local fiscal impact on each type of
political subdivision that would result from the proposed legislation. The commissioner
of management and budget may require any political subdivision or the commissioner
of an administrative agency of the state to supply in a timely manner any information
determined to be necessary to determine local fiscal impact. The political subdivision,
its representative association, or commissioner shall convey the requested information
to the commissioner of management and budget with a signed statement to the effect
that the information is accurate and complete to the best of its ability. The political
subdivision, its representative association, or commissioner, when requested, shall update
its determination of local fiscal impact based on actual cost or revenue figures, improved
estimates, or both. Upon completion of the note, the commissioner must provide a copy to
the authors of the proposed legislationnew text begin and to the chair and ranking minority member of
each committee to which the proposed legislation is referred
new text end.