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HF 560

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/01/2021 03:20pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to capital investment; authorizing grants to certain cities for facade
preservation in historic commercial districts; appropriating money.

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

Section 1. new text beginMINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY; HISTORIC BUILDING
FACADE GRANTS.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Appropriation. new text end

new text begin $....... in fiscal year 2022 is appropriated from the general
fund to the Minnesota Historical Society for one or more grants to cities with a population
of less than 15,000 and a commercial historic district listed on the National Register of
Historic Places. This is a onetime appropriation and is available until the project is completed
or abandoned subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Grant agreements. new text end

new text begin (a) A city that receives a grant under subdivision 1 must
enter into grant agreements with owners of properties in the city that:
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new text begin (1) are located within the boundaries of the commercial historic district; and
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new text begin (2) have facades that are historic in nature.
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new text begin (b) A grantee under paragraph (a) must use the money to rehabilitate the building facade
of a property that meets the criteria in paragraph (a). The rehabilitation must be consistent
with the standards for rehabilitation under Code of Federal Regulations, title 36, section
67.7, and guidance from the Minnesota Historical Society. The rehabilitation must be
completed within two years from the date the grantee under paragraph (a) received the grant.
Any unused money must be returned to the Minnesota Historical Society for deposit in the
general fund.
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new text begin (c) The Minnesota Historical Society shall prescribe the form of the grant agreement in
paragraph (a).
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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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