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HF 3772

as introduced - 93rd Legislature (2023 - 2024) Posted on 02/14/2024 11:07am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to capital investment; appropriating money for expansion and renovation
of the Minnesota Discovery Center in the city of Chisholm; authorizing the sale
and issuance of state bonds.


Section 1. new text begin MINNESOTA DISCOVERY CENTER.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Appropriation. new text end

new text begin $10,155,000 is appropriated from the bond proceeds
fund to the commissioner of Iron Range resources and rehabilitation to design, construct,
renovate, furnish, and equip the renovation and expansion of the buildings at the Minnesota
Discovery Center in the city of Chisholm. This appropriation includes money for upgrades
to the wet and dry fire suppression systems, installation of climate control systems, increasing
archival capacity, construction of a new multiuse event and educational space, Americans
with Disabilities Act compliance improvements, removal and replacement of failing
infrastructure, and other improvements to connect existing facilities with the newly created
public spaces. The state may enter into a lease or management agreement under Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.695, for operation of the programs housed within the facility.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Bond sale. new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this section from the bond
proceeds fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of
the state in an amount up to $10,155,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect
prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota
Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end