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HF 4427

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/17/2022 02:22pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to human services; appropriating money for persons experiencing
homelessness in Hennepin County.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; HENNEPIN COUNTY FUNDING FOR SERVING
HOMELESS PERSONS.
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new text begin (a) $4,000,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $12,000,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated
from the general fund to the commissioner of human services for a grant to fund and support
Hennepin County shelters and services for persons experiencing homelessness. The grant
shall be used for:
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new text begin (1) up to $4,000,000 in matching grant funding to design, construct, equip, and furnish
Simpson Housing Services shelter facility in the city of Minneapolis;
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new text begin (2) up to $10,000,000 in matching grant funding to design, construct, equip, and furnish
St. Stephens/House of Charity shelter facility in the city of Minneapolis; and
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new text begin (3) maintaining current shelter and homeless response programming that had been funded
with federal funding from the CARES Act or American Rescue Plan Act, including:
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new text begin (i) shelter operations and services to maintain services at Avivo Village, including a
shelter comprised of 100 private dwellings and the American Indian Community
Development Corporation Homeward Bound 50-bed shelter;
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new text begin (ii) shelter operations and services to maintain 24/7 shelter services;
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new text begin (iii) housing-focused case management; and
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new text begin (iv) shelter diversion services.
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new text begin (b) Hennepin County may contract with eligible nonprofit organizations and local and
Tribal governmental units to provide services under the grant program.
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new text begin (c) The unencumbered balance in the first year does not cancel but is available for the
second year. The base for this appropriation is $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2024, $13,000,000
in fiscal year 2025, $13,000,000 in fiscal year 2026, and $13,000,000 in fiscal year 2027.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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