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HF 886

1st Committee Engrossment - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/22/2009 12:38pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and better
public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with
certain conditions; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 16A.695, subdivisions 2, 3, by
adding subdivisions; 16A.86, subdivision 3; 116R.01, subdivision 6; 116R.02,
subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 116R.03; 116R.05, subdivision 2; 116R.11, subdivision 1;
116R.12, by adding a subdivision; 272.01, subdivision 2; 290.06, subdivision
24; 297A.71, subdivision 10; 360.013, subdivision 39; 360.032, subdivision 1;
360.038, subdivision 4; Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, sections 7, subdivision
21; 20, subdivision 3; 23, subdivisions 8, 16; Laws 2006, chapter 258, sections
4, subdivision 4; 7, subdivision 11; 21, subdivisions 6, 15; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2006, sections 116R.02, subdivisions 3, 6, 7, 9; 116R.16.

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

Section 1. new text beginCAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the column marked "appropriations" are appropriated to the
agencies and for the purposes specified in this act. The appropriations are from the
bond proceeds fund to the state agencies or officials indicated, to be spent for public
purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent as authorized by the Minnesota
Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraph (a), to acquire and better public land and
buildings and other public improvements of the capital nature, or as authorized by the
Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraphs (b) to (j). Unless otherwise
specified, the appropriations in this act are available until the project is completed or
abandoned subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642.
new text end

new text begin SUMMARY
new text end
new text begin University of Minnesota
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 36,400,000
new text end
new text begin Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
new text end
new text begin 34,520,000
new text end
new text begin Education
new text end
new text begin 30,300,000
new text end
new text begin Natural Resources
new text end
new text begin 10,127,000
new text end
new text begin Pollution Control Agency
new text end
new text begin 2,500,000
new text end
new text begin Board of Water and Soil Resources
new text end
new text begin 8,165,000
new text end
new text begin Zoological Garden
new text end
new text begin 1,526,000
new text end
new text begin Administration
new text end
new text begin 27,990,000
new text end
new text begin Public Safety
new text end
new text begin 2,500,000
new text end
new text begin Transportation
new text end
new text begin 34,923,000
new text end
new text begin Metropolitan Council
new text end
new text begin 39,300,000
new text end
new text begin Human Services
new text end
new text begin 150,000
new text end
new text begin Corrections
new text end
new text begin 6,117,000
new text end
new text begin Employment and Economic Development
new text end
new text begin 60,282,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Sale Expenses
new text end
new text begin 167,000
new text end
new text begin CANCELLATIONS
new text end
new text begin (5,282,000)
new text end
new text begin TOTAL
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 255,000,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Proceeds Fund (General Fund Debt Service)
new text end
new text begin 140,282,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Proceeds Fund (User Financed Debt Service)
new text end
new text begin 1,265,000
new text end
new text begin Maximum Effort School Loan Fund
new text end
new text begin 30,000,000
new text end
new text begin Trunk Highway Bond Proceeds Account
new text end
new text begin 33,420,000
new text end
new text begin General Fund
new text end
new text begin 120,000,000
new text end
new text begin Bond Proceeds Cancellations
new text end
new text begin 5,282,000
new text end
new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginUNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 36,400,000
new text end

new text begin To the Board of Regents of the University
of Minnesota for the purposes specified in
this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Higher Education Asset Preservation
and Replacement
new text end

new text begin 22,000,000
new text end

new text begin To be spent in accordance with Minnesota
Statutes, section 135A.046.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin 717 Delaware
new text end

new text begin 14,400,000
new text end

new text begin To renovate the building at 717 Delaware
for use as a biomedical science research
facility. This appropriation is intended to
cover approximately 80 percent of the cost
of the project. The remaining costs must be
paid from university sources.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginMINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES
AND UNIVERSITIES
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 34,520,000
new text end

new text begin To the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota
State Colleges and Universities for the
purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Higher Education Asset Preservation
And Replacement
new text end

new text begin 30,720,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is for the purposes
specified in Minnesota Statutes, section
135A.046. Of this, $720,000 is for HVAC
replacement and asbestos removal at
the Brooklyn Park campus of Hennepin
Technical College.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Bemidji State University
new text end

new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin To acquire property adjacent to Bemidji State
University.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Fond du Lac Tribal and Community
College
new text end

new text begin 1,800,000
new text end

new text begin To purchase from willing sellers
approximately 3.9 acres in six residential
properties adjacent to the Fond du Lac Tribal
and Community College.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Debt Service
new text end

new text begin (a) The board shall pay the debt service on
one-third of the principal amount of state
bonds sold to finance projects authorized by
this section, except for higher education asset
preservation and replacement, except that,
where a nonstate match is required, the debt
service is due on a principal amount equal
to one-third of the total project cost, less the
match committed before the bonds are sold.
After each sale of general obligation bonds,
the commissioner of finance shall notify the
board of the amounts assessed for each year
for the life of the bonds.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner shall reduce the
board's assessment each year by one-third of
the net income from investment of general
obligation bond proceeds in proportion to the
amount of principal and interest otherwise
required to be paid by the board. The board
shall pay its resulting net assessment to the
commissioner of finance by December 1 each
year. If the board fails to make a payment
when due, the commissioner of finance
shall reduce allotments for appropriations
from the general fund otherwise available
to the board and apply the amount of the
reduction to cover the missed debt service
payment. The commissioner of finance
shall credit the payments received from the
board to the bond debt service account in
the state bond fund each December 1 before
money is transferred from the general fund
under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
subdivision 10.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Unspent Appropriations
new text end

new text begin (a) Upon substantial completion of a project
authorized in this section and after written
notice to the commissioner of finance, the
Board of Trustees must use any money
remaining in the appropriation for that
project for HEAPR under Minnesota
Statutes, section 135A.046. The Board
of Trustees must report by February 1 of
each even-numbered year to the chairs
of the house and senate committees with
jurisdiction over capital investments and
higher education finance, and to the chairs of
the house Ways and Means Committee and
the senate Finance Committee, on how the
remaining money has been allocated or spent.
new text end

new text begin (b) The unspent portion of an appropriation
for a project in this section that is complete,
is available for higher education asset
preservation and replacement under this
subdivision, at the same campus as the
project for which the original appropriation
was made and the debt service requirement
under subdivision 5 is reduced accordingly.
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, applies
from the date of the original appropriation to
the unspent amount transferred.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginMINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 30,300,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of education for the
purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Independent School District No. 11,
Anoka-Hennepin
new text end

new text begin 300,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to Independent School District
No. 11, Anoka-Hennepin, to acquire land
adjacent to Riverview Elementary School
and for improvements of a capital nature
to develop and restore wetland and native
prairie habitat on the land.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Independent School District No. 38,
Red Lake
new text end

new text begin 30,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the maximum
effort school loan fund for a capital loan to
Independent School District No. 38, Red
Lake, as provided in Minnesota Statutes,
sections 126C.60 to 126C.72, to design,
construct, renovate, furnish, and equip
school facilities, and for health and safety
capital improvements at the Red Lake
School District. This appropriation is to
first complete the education spaces in the
high school-middle school. Unexpended
funds remaining after completion of the high
school-middle school may be used for the
Red Lake Elementary School project.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text beginNATURAL RESOURCES
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 10,127,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of natural resources for
the purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin The appropriations in this section are subject
to the requirements of the natural resources
capital improvement program set forth in
new Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.12,
unless this section or the statutes referred
to in this section provide more specific
standards, criteria, or priorities for projects
than section 86A.12.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Stillwater Flood Control Phase III
new text end

new text begin 200,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general
fund for a grant under Minnesota Statutes,
section 103F.161, to the city of Stillwater to
predesign, design, and begin construction
of Phase III of the Stillwater flood control
project, including flood control structures
and pumping stations. This appropriation
is not available until the commissioner has
determined that at least $2,000,000 has been
committed from nonstate sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Canisteo Mine
new text end

new text begin 2,500,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Western Mesabi Mine
Planning Board to construct siphons, a
conveyance system, and other improvements
to accommodate water level and outflow
control of the water level in the Canisteo
mine pit in Itasca County. This appropriation
does not require a local match. The
commissioner of natural resources shall be
responsible to maintain the improvements
after completion of the project.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Springbrook Nature Center
new text end

new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Fridley to
predesign, design, redevelop, and expand the
Springbrook Nature Center.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Big Bog State Recreation Area
new text end

new text begin 1,000,000
new text end

new text begin To upgrade the contact station, make
improvements in the recreation area, and
forest restoration and interpretation at the
Big Bog State Recreation Area.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Fort Snelling Upper Bluff
new text end

new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for a grant to Hennepin County to conduct
emergency building stabilization at Fort
Snelling Upper Bluff. This appropriation
is not available until the commissioner of
finance has determined that Hennepin County
has entered into appropriate agreements to
use Sentence to Serve labor for the project
that will train Sentence to Serve laborers in
the skills needed for the work.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Red River Basin Digital Elevation
Model
new text end

new text begin 600,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
to develop and implement a high resolution
digital elevation model for the Red River
basin.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Flood Hazard Mitigation Grant
new text end

new text begin 2,093,000
new text end

new text begin For flood hazard mitigation grants under
Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.161, for:
new text end

new text begin (a) the city of Roseau, for the state share of
land acquisition, engineering, design, and
construction costs for the U.S. Army Corps
of Engineers Flood Control Project, which
will protect the city of Roseau from recurring
flooding; and
new text end

new text begin (b) flood hazard mitigation projects in
Browns Valley.
new text end

new text begin To the extent that the cost of the project
in Roseau and Browns Valley exceeds two
percent of the median household income in
the municipality multiplied by the number
of households in the municipality, this
appropriation is also for the local share of the
project.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Cuyuna Country State Recreation
Area
new text end

new text begin 125,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
to develop a natural surface multiuse trail in
the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Gateway Trail Tunnel
new text end

new text begin 650,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund to
replace an at-grade crossing of the Gateway
Trail at Highway 120 with a tunnel.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Luce Line Trail
new text end

new text begin 209,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund to
acquire land for, develop, and rehabilitate the
Luce Line Trail, under Minnesota Statutes,
section 85.015.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 12. new text end

new text begin Browns Creek Nature Preserve
new text end

new text begin 250,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for acquisition of the Browns Creek segment
of the Willard Munger Trail System.
new text end

Sec. 6. new text beginPOLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 2,500,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
to the Pollution Control Agency for a grant
to the city of Albert Lea for construction
costs of remedial systems at the Albert
Lea landfill. This includes relocating and
incorporating waste from the former Albert
Lea dump owned by the city of Albert Lea
pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section
115B.403, which action may be taken by the
Pollution Control Agency notwithstanding
the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, section
115B.403, paragraphs (a) and (b).
new text end

new text begin The appropriation in this section is added to
the amounts for the city of Albert Lea landfill
funding in Laws 2006, chapter 258, section
8, subdivision 2.
new text end

Sec. 7. new text beginBOARD OF WATER AND SOIL
RESOURCES
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 8,165,000
new text end

new text begin To the Board of Water and Soil Resources
for the purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin RIM Conservation Reserve
new text end

new text begin 8,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
to acquire conservation easements from
landowners on marginal lands to protect soil
and water quality and to support fish and
wildlife habitat as provided in Minnesota
Statutes, sections 103F.501 to 103F.535.
Of this, $1,200,000 is to implement the
program. The board must submit to the
legislative committees with jurisdiction over
environment finance and capital investment
an interim report on this program by October
1, 2007, and a final report by February 1,
2008.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Lake Titlow Watershed
Improvements
new text end

new text begin 165,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Gaylord to predesign
and design holding ponds upstream from
Lake Titlow. The design must include the
best location for the ponds, an estimate of
the cost of land acquisition or easements,
construction costs of the holding ponds, and
the estimated expense of maintaining the
structures and who will be responsible for
the expense. The city must also coordinate
with state and county conservation officials
to ensure correct conservation practices and
improvements in the watershed district.
new text end

new text begin Of this, $15,000 is from the general fund to
purchase open intake tile covers or cones that
limit soil erosion and chemicals from entering
the water ditch systems and waterways of
the Lake Titlow watershed. These water
control devices must be provided at low
cost to landowners to promote conservation
improvement and clean up groundwater.
Volunteers from the city of Gaylord and local
clubs and high school students must be used
to install the water control devices at no cost
to the landowner.
new text end

new text begin The criteria, limitations, and assessment
requirements in Minnesota Statutes, sections
103D.701, 103D.705, and 103D.901 do not
apply to this subdivision.
new text end

Sec. 8. new text beginMINNESOTA ZOOLOGICAL
GARDEN
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 1,526,000
new text end
new text begin Inflow and Infiltration Emergency Abatement
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
to the Minnesota Zoological Garden for
design and construction of improvements to
its water management system. The project
must be designed to address inflow and
infiltration problems associated with the
Minnesota Zoo's water discharge flow to the
city of Eagan.
new text end

Sec. 9. new text beginADMINISTRATION
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 27,990,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of administration for
the purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Exterior Repair of Transportation
Building
new text end

new text begin 12,715,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the bond proceeds
account in the trunk highway fund to repair
and renovate the exterior of the Department
of Transportation Building at 395 John
Ireland Boulevard in St. Paul.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Property Acquisition
new text end

new text begin 2,325,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
to acquire property at 639 Jackson Street in
St. Paul adjacent to the Harold E. Stassen
Building, to demolish existing structures
on the property, and to develop temporary
parking on the site and adjacent areas.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Veterans Memorial, Eden Prairie
new text end

new text begin 200,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for a grant to the city of Eden Prairie to
design and construct improvements of a
capital nature for a veterans memorial in
Purgatory Creek Recreation Area in the city
of Eden Prairie.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Noncommercial Television
new text end

new text begin 9,750,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for the biennium ending June 30, 2009, for
grants to noncommercial television stations
to assist with the continued conversion to a
digital broadcast signal as mandated by the
federal government. This appropriation must
be used to assist each station to complete its
digital production facilities and interconnect
with other Minnesota public television
stations. In order to qualify for these grants,
a station must meet the criteria established
for grants in Minnesota Statutes, section
129D.12, subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Public Radio
new text end

new text begin 3,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2007, for
grants to Minnesota Public Radio to assist
with conversion to a digital broadcast signal.
new text end

Sec. 10. new text beginPUBLIC SAFETY
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 2,500,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
to the commissioner of public safety for a
grant to Anoka County to construct, furnish,
and equip a regional forensic laboratory at
Anoka County's public safety facility.
new text end

Sec. 11. new text beginTRANSPORTATION
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 34,923,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of transportation for the
purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Local Bridge Replacement and
Rehabilitation
new text end

new text begin 10,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for the state transportation fund provided in
Minnesota Statutes, section 174.50, to match
federal money and to replace or rehabilitate
local deficient bridges.
new text end

new text begin Political subdivisions may use grants made
under this section to construct or reconstruct
bridges, including:
new text end

new text begin (1) matching federal aid grants to construct
or reconstruct key bridges;
new text end

new text begin (2) paying the costs of preliminary
engineering and environmental studies
authorized under Minnesota Statutes, section
174.50, subdivision 6a;
new text end

new text begin (3) paying the costs to abandon an existing
bridge that is deficient and in need of
replacement, but where no replacement will
be made; and
new text end

new text begin (4) paying the costs to construct a road
or street to facilitate the abandonment
of an existing bridge determined by
the commissioner to be deficient, if the
commissioner determines that construction
of the road or street is more cost efficient
than the replacement of the existing bridge.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Port Development Assistance
new text end

new text begin 1,500,000
new text end

new text begin $1,001,000 of this appropriation is from the
general fund for grants under Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 457A. Any improvements
made with the proceeds of these grants must
be publicly owned.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Mankato District Headquarters
new text end

new text begin 20,673,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the bond proceeds
account in the trunk highway fund to
design, construct, furnish, and equip a
new Department of Transportation district
headquarters facility in Mankato.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin High-Speed Rail Line
new text end

new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin For the state's share of a high-speed rail
line between St. Paul and Chicago. No
part of this appropriation may be spent to
acquire or better capital improvements that
are located outside the state of Minnesota,
that may be used from time to time outside
the state of Minnesota, or that are part of
a rail corridor that is not designated by the
Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Compact.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Commuter Rail Extension
new text end

new text begin 250,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Northstar Corridor
Development Authority to fund advanced
preliminary engineering, updated
environmental documentation, property
appraisals, and negotiations with the railroad
to extend commuter rail service on the
Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail line
between Big Lake and Rice.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin North Shore Express Intercity Rail
Initiative
new text end

new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to St. Louis and Lake
County Regional Rail Authority for
railroad acquisition and track restoration,
environmental impact studies, advanced
corridor planning, preliminary design and
preliminary engineering, station design,
analysis of railroad capacity, and easement
costs for intercity and passenger rail service
between the city of Duluth and the cities of
Minneapolis and St. Paul.
new text end

Sec. 12. new text beginMETROPOLITAN COUNCIL
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 39,300,000
new text end

new text begin To the Metropolitan Council for the purposes
specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Central Corridor Transit Way
new text end

new text begin 30,000,000
new text end

new text begin For preliminary engineering, preliminary
design, final design, and construction of
the central corridor transit way between
downtown Minneapolis and downtown St.
Paul, terminating in downtown St. Paul at
the Union Depot.
new text end

new text begin This appropriation may not be spent for
capital improvements within a trunk highway
right-of-way.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Union Depot
new text end

new text begin 3,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Ramsey County Regional
Railroad Authority to acquire land and
structures, to renovate structures, and for
design, engineering, and environmental
work to revitalize Union Depot for use as a
multimodal transit center in St. Paul.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Rush Line
new text end

new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Ramsey County Regional
Railroad Authority to acquire land for,
design, and construct park-and-ride or
park-and-pool lots located along the Rush
Line Corridor along I-35E/I-35W and
Highway 61 from the Union Depot in
downtown St. Paul to Hinckley.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Red Rock Corridor Transit Way
new text end

new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, and furnish
park-and-ride lots for the Red Rock
Corridor transit way between Hastings and
Minneapolis via St. Paul, and any extension
between Hastings and Red Wing.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Southwest Transit Way Corridor
new text end

new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the Hennepin County
Regional Rail Authority to prepare a draft
environmental impact statement (DEIS)
and for preliminary engineering for the
Southwest Transit Way Corridor, from the
Hiawatha light rail in downtown Minneapolis
to the vicinity of the Southwest Station
transit hub in Eden Prairie.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin I-494 Transit Options Study
new text end

new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for a feasibility study, environmental studies,
and preliminary engineering of transit options
for an Interstate 494 corridor transit way,
along a corridor on or near marked Interstate
Highway 494, from Minneapolis-St. Paul
International Airport to a transit station on
the proposed southwest transit way, and other
transit corridors in the metropolitan area.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin I-94 Transit Way
new text end

new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to Washington County for
predesign and preliminary engineering of
transportation and transit improvements,
including busways or rail transit in the
marked Interstate Highway 94 Corridor
between the Union Depot Concourse
Multimodal Transit Hub, located in
downtown St. Paul in the area south of
Kellogg Boulevard and east of Jackson Street,
extending eastward through Washington
County to the Minnesota-Wisconsin border,
to terminate in St. Croix County, Wisconsin.
No part of this appropriation may be spent to
acquire or better capital improvements that
are located outside the state of Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Metropolitan Regional Parks Capital
Improvements
new text end

new text begin 3,800,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for a grant to the city of St. Paul to construct,
furnish, and equip river park development
and redevelopment infrastructure in National
Great River Park along the Mississippi River
in St. Paul.
new text end

Sec. 13. new text beginHUMAN SERVICES
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 150,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
to the commissioner of administration to
predesign a multicounty regional secured
treatment facility in west central Minnesota.
The commissioner of human services
shall prepare a report to the legislature
assessing the need for and the viability of
the facility and the benefits derived from a
coordinated multicounty, regional approach
to local chemical dependency needs in west
central Minnesota. The report is due to the
legislature by February 1, 2008.
new text end

Sec. 14. new text beginCORRECTIONS
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 6,117,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of administration for
the purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Correctional Facility - Oak
Park Heights
new text end

new text begin (a) Perimeter System Renovation
new text end
new text begin 3,875,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund to
renovate the perimeter system at the Oak Park
Heights Correctional Facility by replacing
the security fence system for the inside wall
of the main prison yard and exterior fence,
replacing the perimeter lighting system and
the security razor ribbon, and installing
cameras and lighting to correspond to the
perimeter system's added security zones.
new text end

new text begin (b) Ventilation System Renovation
new text end
new text begin 2,242,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
to renovate the ventilation system at the
Oak Park Heights Correctional Facility by
demolishing sections of existing ductwork,
installing new ductwork, installing an
ultraviolet lighting system, installing system
air controls and electronics, and cleaning
or otherwise renovating sections of existing
ductwork.
new text end

Sec. 15. new text beginEMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 60,282,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of employment and
economic development or other named
agency for the purposes specified in this
section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin DECC Arena
new text end

new text begin 30,000,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for a grant to the Duluth Entertainment
and Convention Center Authority to
design, construct, furnish, and equip capital
improvements and renovations to the Duluth
Entertainment and Convention Center. The
capital improvements and renovations must
include an approximately 217,446 square
foot arena with an ice sheet of at least 200
feet by 85 feet; trade show and concert space;
seating capacity of at least 6,630 with suites,
club seats, and concessions; state-of-the-art
locker and training facilities; and accessible
and expanded media space. Notwithstanding
any law to the contrary, the authority may
adopt a design and construction procurement
process as determined by the authority, in
its discretion, to be in the public interest in
connection with the Duluth Entertainment
and Convention Center improvements.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Itasca County Infrastructure
new text end

new text begin 20,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to Itasca County for public
infrastructure needed to support a steel plant
in Itasca County. Grant money may be used
by Itasca County to acquire rights-of-way
and mitigate loss of wetlands and runoff of
storm water, to predesign, design, construct,
and equip roads and rail lines, and, in
cooperation with municipal public utilities,
to predesign, design, construct, and equip
natural gas pipelines, electric infrastructure,
water supply systems, and wastewater
collection and treatment systems.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Mayo Civic Center Complex
new text end

new text begin 2,500,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to the city of Rochester to design
the renovation and expansion of the Mayo
Civic Center Complex.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
new text end

new text begin 500,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
for a grant to the Wildlife Rehabilitation
Center of Minnesota to retire loans incurred
by the center for construction of its facility in
the city of Roseville, and for completion of
educational technology infrastructure at the
center.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Rice Street Bridge
new text end

new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin For a grant to Ramsey County for
the preliminary planning, design, and
engineering of the Rice Street bridge where
it crosses marked Trunk Highway 36 in
Ramsey County.
new text end

Sec. 16. new text beginBOND SALE EXPENSES
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 167,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of finance for bond sale
expenses under Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.641, subdivision 8.
new text end

Sec. 17. new text beginBOND SALE SCHEDULE
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of finance shall schedule
the sale of state general obligation bonds so
that, during the biennium ending June 30,
2009, no more than $918,620,000 will need
to be transferred from the general fund to the
state bond fund to pay principal and interest
due and to become due on outstanding
state general obligation bonds. During
the biennium, before each sale of state
general obligation bonds, the commissioner
of finance shall calculate the amount of
debt service payments needed on bonds
previously issued and shall estimate the
amount of debt service payments that will
be needed on the bonds scheduled to be
sold. The commissioner shall adjust the
amount of bonds scheduled to be sold so as
to remain within the limit set by this section.
The amount needed to make the debt service
payments is appropriated from the general
fund as provided in Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.641.
new text end

Sec. 18. new text beginBOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Bond proceeds fund. new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this act
from the bond proceeds fund, the commissioner of finance shall sell and issue bonds of the
state in an amount up to $110,282,000 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.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Maximum effort school loan fund. new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in
this act from the maximum effort school loan fund, the commissioner of finance shall sell
and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $30,000,000 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. The proceeds of the bonds, except
accrued interest and any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a
bond proceeds account in the maximum effort school loan fund.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Trunk highway bonds. new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this act
from the bond proceeds account in the trunk highway fund, the commissioner of finance
shall sell and issue trunk highway bonds in an amount up to $33,420,000 in the manner, on
the terms, and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 167.50 to 167.52,
and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, section 11, at the times and in the amounts
requested by the commissioner of transportation. The proceeds of the bonds, except
accrued interest and any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to
the bond proceeds account in the trunk highway fund.
new text end

Sec. 19. new text beginBOND SALE AUTHORIZATION REDUCTIONS.
new text end

new text begin The bond sale authorization in Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 28,
subdivision 1, is reduced by $2,000,000.
new text end

new text begin The bond sale authorization in Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 25, subdivision 1, is
reduced by $3,282,000.
new text end

Sec. 20.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16A.695, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Leases and management contracts.

(a) A public officer or agency that is
authorized by law to lease or enter into a management contract with respect to state bond
financed property shall comply with this subdivision.

(b) The lease or management contract may be entered into for the express purpose of
carrying out a governmental program established or authorized by law and established by
official action of the contracting public officer or agency, in accordance with orders of the
commissioner intended to ensure the legality and tax-exempt status of bonds issued to
finance the property, and with the approval of the commissioner. A lease or management
contract, including any renewals that are solely at the option of the lessee, must be for a
term substantially less than the useful life of the property, but may allow renewal beyond
that term deleted text beginupon a determinationdeleted text end by new text beginthe lessee provided that the lessee demonstrates to new text endthe
lessor that the use continues to carry out the governmental program. new text beginIn the event that the
lessor and lessee do not renew the lease or management contract and if the lessee has
contributed to the land and the capital improvements on the state bond financed property,
the lessor may agree to reimburse the lessee for its investment in the land and capital
improvements by purchasing the lessee's interest in the property or otherwise, which
amount may be paid, at the option of the lessor and lessee, at the time of nonrenewal
without a requirement of a prior escrow for funds or at such later date and additional
terms as are agreed to by the lessor and the lessee.
new text endA lease or management contract must
be terminable by the contracting public officer or agency if the other contracting party
defaults under the contract or if the governmental program is terminated or changed, and
must provide for program oversight by the contracting public officer or agency. Money
received by the public officer or agency under the lease or management contract that is
not needed to pay and not authorized to be used to pay operating costs of the property,
or to pay the principal, interest, redemption premiums, and other expenses when due on
debt related to the property other than state bonds, must be:

(1) paid to the commissioner in the same proportion as the state bond financing is
to the total public debt financing for the property, excluding debt issued by a unit of
government for which it has no financial liability;

(2) deposited in the state bond fund; and

(3) used to pay or redeem or defease bonds issued to finance the property in
accordance with the commissioner's order authorizing their issuance.

The money paid to the commissioner is appropriated for this purpose.

(c) With the approval of the commissioner, a lease or management contract between
a city and a nonprofit corporation under section 471.191, subdivision 1, need not require
the lessee to pay rentals sufficient to pay the principal, interest, redemption premiums,
and other expenses when due with respect to state bonds issued to acquire and better
the facilities.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from January 1, 2006,
and applies to lease or management agreements entered into on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 21.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16A.695, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Sale of property.

A public officer or agency shall not sell any state bond
financed property unless the public officer or agency determines by official action that
the property is no longer usable or needed by the public officer or agency to carry out
the governmental program for which it was acquired or constructed, the sale is made as
authorized by law, the sale is made for fair market value, and the sale is approved by the
commissioner. If any state bonds issued to purchase or better the state bond financed
property that is sold remain outstanding on the date of sale, the net proceeds of sale must
be applied as follows:

(1) if the state bond financed property was acquired and bettered solely with state
bond proceeds, the net proceeds of sale must be paid to the commissioner, deposited in
the state bond fund, and used to pay or redeem or defease the outstanding state bonds in
accordance with the commissioner's order authorizing their issuance, and the proceeds are
appropriated for this purpose; or

(2) if the state bond financed property was acquired or bettered partly with state
bond proceeds and partly with other money, the net proceeds of sale must be used: first, to
pay to the state the amount of state bond proceeds used to acquire or better the property;
second, to pay in full any outstanding public or private debt incurred to acquire or better
the property; deleted text beginanddeleted text end third, new text beginto pay interested public and private entities, other than any
private lender already paid in full, the amount of money contributed to the acquisition
or betterment of the property; and fourth,
new text endany excess over the amount needed for those
purposes must be divided in proportion to the shares contributed to the acquisition or
betterment of the property and paid to the interested public and private entities, other than
any private lender already paid in full, and the proceeds are appropriated for this purpose.
In calculating the share contributed by each entity, the amount to be attributed to the owner
of the property shall be the fair market value of the property that was bettered by state
bond proceeds at the time the betterment began.

When all of the net proceeds of sale have been applied as provided in this
subdivision, this section no longer applies to the property.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from January 1, 2006,
and applies to lease or management agreements entered into on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 22.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16A.695, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:


new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Match requirements. new text end

new text begin Recipients of grants from money appropriated
from the bond proceeds fund may be required to demonstrate a commitment of funds
from nonstate sources. These matching funds may be pledged payments that have been
deposited into a segregated account and/or multiyear pledges that are converted into
cash or cash equivalent through a loan or irrevocable letter of credit from a financial
institution. The loan or irrevocable letter of credit may be secured by a lien on the state
bond financed property.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from January 1, 2006,
and applies to lease or management agreements entered into on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 23.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16A.695, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:


new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Leased state bond financed property. new text end

new text begin A public officer or agency may
lease real property and improvements which are to be acquired or improved with state
bond proceeds. The lease shall be for a term equal to or longer than the useful life of the
property. The expiration of the lease upon the end of its term shall not require that the
state be repaid or that the property be sold and upon such expiration the real property and
improvements shall no longer be state bond financed property.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from January 1, 2006,
and applies to lease or management agreements entered into on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 24.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16A.86, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Evaluation.

(a) The commissioner shall evaluate all requests from political
subdivisions for state assistance based on the following criteria:

(1) the political subdivision has provided for local, private, and user financing for
the project to the maximum extent possible;

(2) the project helps fulfill an important state mission;

(3) the project is of regional or statewide significance;

(4) the project will deleted text beginnot require new or any additional state operating subsidiesdeleted text endnew text begin meet
or exceed sustainable building guidelines established under section 16B.325
new text end;

(5) the project will deleted text beginnot expand the state's role in a new policy areadeleted text endnew text begin use sustainable
building designs to the extent possible
new text end;

(6) state funding for the project will not create significant inequities among local
jurisdictions;

(7) the project will not compete with other facilities in such a manner that they lose a
significant number of users to the new project;

(8) the governing bodies of those political subdivisions primarily benefiting from the
project have passed resolutions in support of the project and have established priorities
for all projects within their jurisdictions for which bonding appropriations are requested
when submitting multiple requests; and

(9) if a predesign that meets the requirements of section 16B.335 has been completed
and is available at the time the project request is submitted to the commissioner of finance,
the applicant has submitted the project predesign to the commissioner of administration.

(b) The commissioner's evaluation of each request, including whether it meets
each of the criteria in paragraph (a), must be submitted to the legislature along with the
governor's recommendations under section 16A.11, subdivision 1, whether or not the
governor recommends that the request be funded.

Sec. 25.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116R.01, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Project.

"Project" means the facilities or any property described in section
116R.02, subdivision 5 deleted text beginor 6, as applicabledeleted text end.

Sec. 26.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116R.02, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Sale authorization.

The commissioner of finance, upon the request
of the governor, may issue and sell revenue bonds as provided under sections 116R.01 to
new text begin116R.15 new text endin one or more series or issues for the purposes provided in this section
in the aggregate principal amount of up to $350,000,000, except for refunding bonds.
Proceeds of the bonds and investment income on the proceeds are appropriated in the
amounts and for the purposes specified in subdivisions 2deleted text begin,deleted text end new text beginand new text end5deleted text begin, and 6deleted text end and section 116R.04.

Sec. 27.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116R.02, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Loan, lease, and revenue agreements.

(a) The commissioner may loan
the proceeds of the bonds, make other loans or enter into lease agreements or other
revenue agreements for the deleted text beginprojectsdeleted text end new text beginproject new text enddescribed in deleted text beginsubdivisions 5 and 6deleted text endnew text begin subdivision
5
new text end. The commissioner may provide for servicing of the loans and agreements, the times
they are payable and the amounts of payments, the amount of the loans and agreements,
their security, and other terms, conditions, and provisions necessary or convenient in
connection with them and may enter into all necessary contracts and security instruments
in connection with them. The commissioner shall seek to obtain the best available terms
and security for the loans or agreements. The terms and security must be reasonably
determined by the commissioner to be adequate and of the kind and degree which would
be required by an investment banking or other financial institution. The facilities described
in deleted text beginsubdivisions 5 and 6deleted text end new text beginsubdivision 5 new text endmust be pledged as collateral for the loans made and
bonds issued under sections 116R.01 to new text begin 116R.15new text end.

(b) To reduce the risk that state general funds will be needed to pay debt service on
the state guaranteed bonds, the commissioner must require that the financing arrangements
include a coverage test satisfactory to the commissioner so that the sum of the value of the
assets and other security pledged to the payment of bonds or the rent due under any lease
of the project and taken into account by the commissioner is no less than 125 percent of
the difference between the outstanding state guaranteed bonds, and any cash collateral
held in a debt service reserve account and pledged to the payment of principal and interest
for the state guaranteed bonds and no other bonds. Assets and other security that may be
taken into account include (1) net unencumbered value of the project and any collateral
or third party guaranty, including a letter of credit, pledged or otherwise furnished by a
user of the project or by a benefited airline company as security for the payment of rent,
(2) bond proceeds, including earnings thereon, and (3) prepayments of rent, after making
such adjustments the commissioner determines to be appropriate to take into account
any outstanding bonds secured by a lien on the project or rent that is prior to the lien
securing the state guaranteed bonds, but excluding any cash collateral deducted from the
outstanding state guaranteed bonds in applying the coverage test. The commissioner may
adopt the method of valuing the assets and other security as the commissioner determines
to be appropriate, including valuation of the project at its original cost less depreciation.

Sec. 28.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116R.02, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Security.

(a) If so provided in the commissioner's order or any indenture
authorizing the applicable series of bonds, up to $125,000,000 principal amount of bonds
for the facility described in subdivision 5, deleted text beginup to $50,000,000 principal amount of bonds
for the facility described in subdivision 6,
deleted text end and any bonds issued to refund these bonds may
be secured by either of the following methods:

(1) upon the occurrence of any deficiency in a debt service reserve fund for a series
of bonds as provided in section 116R.13, subdivision 3, the commissioner shall issue and
sell deficiency bonds in a principal amount not to exceed deleted text begin(i)deleted text end $125,000,000 for facilities
described in subdivision 5 deleted text beginand (ii) $50,000,000 for the facilities described in subdivision
6
deleted text end; or

(2) the bonds may be directly secured by a pledge of the full faith, credit, and taxing
power of the state and issued as general obligation revenue bonds of the state in accordance
with the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. In no event may the security
provided by this paragraph extend in whole or part to any series of bonds other than the
initial series of bonds so secured and any series of bonds issued to refund these bonds.

Deficiency bonds and bonds issued under clause (2) must be issued in accordance
with and subject to sections 16A.641, 16A.66, 16A.672, and 16A.675, except for section
16A.641, subdivision 5, except as otherwise provided in Laws 1991, chapter 350, article
1, and except that the bonds may be sold at public or private sale at a price or prices
determined by the commissioner as provided in section 116R.13, subdivision 3.

(b) The commissioner may request St. Louis County to pay or secure payment of
principal and interest due on up to $12,600,000 principal amount of revenue bonds for the
facility described in subdivision 5 deleted text beginand principal and interest due on up to $15,000,000
principal amount of revenue bonds for the facility described in subdivision 6
deleted text end. At the
request of the commissioner, St. Louis County shall, by resolution of its county board,
unconditionally and irrevocably pledge as a general obligation, its full faith, credit, and
taxing power to pay or secure payment of principal and interest due on the principal
amount or amounts requested by the commissioner. The general obligation and pledge of
St. Louis County are not subject to and shall not be taken into account for purposes of any
debt limitation. A levy of taxes for the St. Louis County general obligation is not subject
to and shall not be taken into account for purposes of any levy limitations. The general
obligation and the bonds secured by the general obligation may be issued without an
election. Except for sections 475.61 and 475.64, chapter 475 does not apply to the general
obligation or to the bonds secured by the general obligation.

(c) The commissioner may request the city of Duluth to pay or secure payment of
principal and interest due on up to $47,600,000 principal amount of revenue bonds for the
facility described in subdivision 5. At the request of the commissioner, the city of Duluth
shall pledge specified revenues of the city, as provided in Laws 1991, chapter 350, article
1, section 24, to pay principal and interest due on the principal amount requested by
the commissioner.

(d) Bonds and deficiency bonds issued under sections 116R.01 to new text begin116R.15
new text endand any indenture entered into in connection with the issuance of the bonds are not subject
to section 16B.06.

Sec. 29.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116R.02, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Use of proceeds; aircraft maintenance facility.

The proceeds of the
bonds issued in a principal amount not to exceed $250,000,000 may be used to finance
the costs related to the planning, construction, improvement, or equipping of a heavy
maintenance facility for aircraft and facilities subordinate and related to the facility to be
located at the Duluth International Airport and any costs of issuance, reserves, credit
enhancement, or an initial period of interest payments related to the bonds or the facility.
The bond proceeds are appropriated to the commissioner for the purposes specified in this
subdivision. deleted text beginThe facility may be owned by the Metropolitan Airports Commission and
leased for the benefit of one or more airline companies for use as a heavy maintenance
base.
deleted text end With the approval of the commissioner, the owner of the facility may place a
mortgage or security interest lien on the facility or any interest in or part of the facility.
The mortgage is exempt from the mortgage registry tax imposed under chapter 287. In
the event of a default under the loan, lease agreement, or other revenue agreement, the
facility, or any part of the facility, may be leased or sold to another person for any lawful
purpose, subject to the approval of the commissioner. The approval of the commissioner
is not required if the bond trustee has taken control of the facility as a result of a default.

The ownership of the facility by the owner may create no liability of the owner for
payment of the debt service on the bonds if so determined by the commissioner. The
owner may require as a condition of entering into the lease of the facility that the lessee or
other party pay all costs, expenses, or any other obligations of ownership of the facility.

No revenues derived from the lease of the project may be used other than for a
purpose related to the project, including its operation, administration, maintenance,
improvement, or financing.

Sec. 30.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116R.03, is amended to read:


116R.03 GENERAL POWERS.

For the purpose of exercising the specific powers authorized under sections 116R.01
to new text begin116R.15 new text endand effectuating the other purposes of sections 116R.01 to deleted text begin116R.16,deleted text end
new text begin 116R.15, new text endthe commissioner may:

(1) acquire, hold, pledge, assign, new text beginlease, new text endor dispose of real or personal property or
any interest in property, including a mortgage or security interest in a facility described in
section 116R.02, subdivision 5 deleted text beginor 6deleted text end;

(2) enter into agreements, contracts, or other transactions with any federal or state
agency, any person and any domestic or foreign partnership, corporation, association, or
organization, including contracts or agreements for administration and implementation of
all or part of sections 116R.01 to ;

(3) acquire real property, or an interest therein, by purchase or foreclosure, where
the acquisition is necessary or appropriate;

(4) enter into agreements with lenders, borrowers, or the issuers of securities for the
purpose of regulating the development and management of any facility financed in whole
or in part by the proceeds of bonds or loans;

(5) enter into agreements with other appropriate federal, state, or local governmental
units; deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(6) contract with, use, or employ any federal, state, regional, or local public or
private agency or organization, legal counsel, financial advisors, investment bankers or
others, upon terms the commissioner considers necessary or desirable, to assist in the
exercise of any of the powers authorized under sections 116R.01 to and
to carry out the objectives of sections 116R.01 to and may pay for the
services from bond proceeds or otherwise available department moneydeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin; and
new text end

new text begin (7) in the event of a default under the loan, lease agreement, or other revenue
agreement, the facility, or any part of the facility, may be leased or sold to another person
for any lawful purpose, subject to the approval of the commissioner. The approval of the
commissioner is not required if the bond trustee has taken control of the facility as a
result of a default.
new text end

Sec. 31.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116R.05, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Sources of payment.

Except as otherwise provided for bonds issued
under section 116R.02, subdivision 4, paragraph (a), the bonds and interest payable
thereon are payable solely from the following sources and are irrevocably appropriated
for that purpose, but only to the extent provided in the order or indenture authorizing or
securing the bonds:

(1) revenues of any nature derived from the ownership, lease, operation, sale,
foreclosure, or refinancing of a project described in section 116R.02, subdivision 5 deleted text beginor 6deleted text end;

(2) repayments of any loans made under sections 116R.01 to new text begin 116R.15new text end;

(3) proceeds of any bonds or deficiency bonds;

(4) amounts in any account or accounts authorized by section 116R.11 or 116R.12;

(5) amounts paid by St. Louis County under its obligations referred to in section
116R.02, subdivision 4, and amounts paid under Laws 1991, chapter 350, article 1, section
24 or 25, for the payment of bonds or interest thereon;

(6) amounts payable under any insurance policy, guaranty, letter of credit, or other
instrument securing the bonds;

(7) any other revenues which the commissioner may pledge but excluding state
appropriations unless the appropriation was specifically designated for that purpose; and

(8) investment income on any of the sources specified in clauses (1) to (7).

Sec. 32.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116R.11, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Funds.

The commissioner or any trustee appointed by the
commissioner under sections 116R.01 to new text begin116R.15 new text endshall establish and maintain an
aircraft facilities fund for deleted text begineach of the projectsdeleted text end new text beginthe project new text enddescribed in section 116R.02,
deleted text begin subdivisions 5 and 6deleted text endnew text begin subdivision 5new text end
. Except for amounts required by the commissioner to
be deposited in a debt service account, proceeds of each issue of bonds authorized under
section 116R.02, subdivision 1, must be deposited in a separate account, debt service
reserve, or other account designated by the commissioner. Money in the account is
appropriated to the commissioner. The commissioner or the owner of deleted text begineachdeleted text end new text beginthe new text endproject
described in section 116R.02, deleted text beginsubdivisions 5 and 6deleted text endnew text begin subdivision 5new text end, may withdraw proceeds
of bonds for application to the appropriated purposes in the manner provided by order
of the commissioner or in any indenture authorized by order of the commissioner. The
commissioner may establish whatever accounts might be necessary to carry out sections
116R.01 to new text begin 116R.15new text end. All deposits into and disbursements from accounts for the
purposes and from the sources of revenue authorized by sections 116R.01 to deleted text begin116R.16deleted text end
new text begin 116R.15 new text endand provided in an order of the commissioner or an indenture or other agreement
authorized by the commissioner are appropriated for that purpose.

Sec. 33.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 116R.12, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Approval. new text end

new text begin The approval of the commissioner is not required if the bond
trustee has taken control of the facility as a result of a default.
new text end

Sec. 34.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 272.01, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Exempt property used by private entity for profit.

(a) When any real or
personal property which is exempt from ad valorem taxes, and taxes in lieu thereof, is
leased, loaned, or otherwise made available and used by a private individual, association,
or corporation in connection with a business conducted for profit, there shall be imposed a
tax, for the privilege of so using or possessing such real or personal property, in the same
amount and to the same extent as though the lessee or user was the owner of such property.

(b) The tax imposed by this subdivision shall not apply to:

(1) property leased or used as a concession in or relative to the use in whole
or part of a public park, market, fairgrounds, port authority, economic development
authority established under chapter 469, municipal auditorium, municipal parking facility,
municipal museum, or municipal stadium;

(2) property of an airport owned by a city, town, county, or group thereof which is:

(i) leased to or used by any person or entity including a fixed base operator; and

(ii) used as a hangar for the storage or repair of aircraft or to provide aviation goods,
services, or facilities to the airport or general public;

the exception from taxation provided in this clause does not apply to:

(i) property located at an airport owned or operated by the Metropolitan Airports
Commission or by a city of over 50,000 population according to the most recent federal
census or such a city's airport authority;new text begin or
new text end

(ii) hangars leased by a private individual, association, or corporation in connection
with a business conducted for profit other than an aviation-related business; deleted text beginor
deleted text end

deleted text begin (iii) facilities leased by a private individual, association, or corporation in connection
with a business for profit, that consists of a major jet engine repair facility financed, in
whole or part, with the proceeds of state bonds and located in a tax increment financing
district;
deleted text end

(3) property constituting or used as a public pedestrian ramp or concourse in
connection with a public airport;

(4) property constituting or used as a passenger check-in area or ticket sale counter,
boarding area, or luggage claim area in connection with a public airport but not the
airports owned or operated by the Metropolitan Airports Commission or cities of over
50,000 population or an airport authority therein. Real estate owned by a municipality
in connection with the operation of a public airport and leased or used for agricultural
purposes is not exempt;

(5) property leased, loaned, or otherwise made available to a private individual,
corporation, or association under a cooperative farming agreement made pursuant to
section 97A.135; or

(6) property leased, loaned, or otherwise made available to a private individual,
corporation, or association under section 272.68, subdivision 4.

(c) Taxes imposed by this subdivision are payable as in the case of personal property
taxes and shall be assessed to the lessees or users of real or personal property in the same
manner as taxes assessed to owners of real or personal property, except that such taxes
shall not become a lien against the property. When due, the taxes shall constitute a debt
due from the lessee or user to the state, township, city, county, and school district for
which the taxes were assessed and shall be collected in the same manner as personal
property taxes. If property subject to the tax imposed by this subdivision is leased or used
jointly by two or more persons, each lessee or user shall be jointly and severally liable for
payment of the tax.

(d) The tax on real property of the state or any of its political subdivisions that is
leased by a private individual, association, or corporation and becomes taxable under
this subdivision or other provision of law must be assessed and collected as a personal
property assessment. The taxes do not become a lien against the real property.

Sec. 35.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 290.06, subdivision 24, is amended to read:


Subd. 24.

Credit for job creation.

(a) A corporation that leases and operates
a heavy maintenance base for aircraft that is owned by the state of Minnesota or one
of its political subdivisionsdeleted text begin, or an engine repair facility described in section 116R.02,
subdivision 6
, or both,
deleted text end may take a credit against the tax due under this chapter.

(b) For the first taxable year when the facility has been in operation for at least three
consecutive months, the credit is equal to $5,000 multiplied by the number of persons
employed by the corporation on a full-time basis at the facility on the last day of the taxable
year, not to exceed the number of persons employed by the corporation on a full-time basis
at the facility on the date 90 days before the last day of the taxable year. For each of the
succeeding four taxable years, the credit is equal to $5,000 multiplied by the number of
persons employed by the corporation on a full-time basis at the facility on the last day of
the taxable year, not to exceed the number of persons employed by the corporation on a
full-time basis at the facility on the date 90 days before the last day of the taxable year.

(c) For the first taxable year in which the credit is allowed for the facility, the credit
must not exceed 80 percent of the wages paid to or incurred for persons employed by the
taxpayer at the facility during the taxable year. For the succeeding four taxable years, the
credit must not exceed 20 percent of the wages paid to or incurred for persons employed
by the taxpayer at the facility during the taxable year. For purposes of this section,
"wages" has the meaning given under section 3121(b) of the Internal Revenue Code,
except the limitation to the contribution and benefit base does not apply.

(d) If the credit provided under this subdivision exceeds the tax liability of the
corporation for the taxable year, the excess amount of the credit may be carried over to
each of the 20 taxable years succeeding the taxable year. The entire amount of the credit
must be carried to the earliest taxable year to which the amount may be carried. The
unused portion of the credit must be carried to the following taxable year. No credit
may be carried to a taxable year more than 20 years after the taxable year in which the
credit was earned.

(e) If an unused portion of the credit remains at the end of the carryover period under
paragraph (d), the commissioner shall refund the unused portion to the taxpayer. The
provisions of this paragraph do not apply if the corporation that earned the credit under this
subdivision or a successor in interest to the corporation filed for bankruptcy protection.

Sec. 36.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.71, subdivision 10, is amended to read:


Subd. 10.

Aircraft heavy maintenance facility.

Materials, equipment, and supplies
used or consumed in constructing a heavy maintenance facility for aircraft that is to be
owned by the state of Minnesota or one of its political subdivisions and leased by an airline
companydeleted text begin, or an aircraft engine repair facility described in section 116R.02, subdivision
6
, are
deleted text end new text beginis new text endexempt. Except for equipment owned or leased by a contractor, all machinery,
equipment, and tools necessary to the construction and equipping of that facility in order
to provide those services are also exempt.

Sec. 37.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 360.013, subdivision 39, is amended to read:


Subd. 39.

Airport.

"Airport" means any area of land or water, except a restricted
landing area, which is designed for the landing and takeoff of aircraft, whether or not
facilities are provided for the shelter, surfacing, or repair of aircraft, or for receiving or
discharging passengers or cargo, and all appurtenant areas used or suitable for airport
buildings or other airport facilities, deleted text beginincluding facilities described in section 116R.02,
subdivision 6
,
deleted text end and all appurtenant rights-of-way, whether heretofore or hereafter
established. The operation and maintenance of airports is an essential public service.

Sec. 38.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 360.032, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Acquisition.

Every municipality is hereby authorized, through its
governing body, to acquire property, real or personal, for the purpose of establishing,
constructing, and enlarging airports and other air navigation facilities and to acquire,
establish, construct, enlarge, improve, maintain, equip, operate, and regulate such airports
and other air navigation facilities and structures and other property incidental to their
operation, either within or without the territorial limits of such municipality and within
or without this state; to make, prior to any such acquisition, investigations, surveys, and
plans; to construct, install, and maintain airport facilities for the servicing deleted text beginand repairdeleted text end of
aircraft deleted text beginand facilities authorized under section 116R.02, subdivision 6deleted text end, and for the comfort
and accommodation of air travelers; and to purchase and sell equipment and supplies as
an incident to the operation of its airport properties. It may not acquire, or take over any
airport or other air navigation facility owned or controlled by any other municipality of
the state without the consent of such municipality. It may use for airport purposes any
available property that is now or may at any time hereafter be owned or controlled by it.
Such air navigation facilities as are established on airports shall be supplementary to and
coordinated in design and operation with those established and operated by the federal and
state governments. It may assist other municipalities in the construction of approach roads
leading to any airport or restricted landing area owned or controlled by it. deleted text beginIn financing the
facilities authorized under section 116R.02, subdivision 6, it may borrow from the state
or otherwise arrange for financing of the facilities and for that purpose may exercise any
powers vested in a municipality under sections 469.152 to 469.165.
deleted text end

Sec. 39.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 360.038, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Leased property.

To lease for a term not exceeding 30 years such airportsdeleted text begin,deleted text end
new text begin or new text endother air navigation facilities deleted text beginor facilities authorized under section 116R.02, subdivision
6
,
deleted text end or real property acquired or set apart for airport purposes, to private parties, any
municipal or state government or the national government, or any department of either
thereof, for operation; to lease or assign for a term not exceeding 99 years to private
parties, any municipal or state government, or the national government, or any department
of either thereof, for operation or use consistent with the purposes of sections 360.011 to
360.076, space, area, improvements, or equipment on such airports; notwithstanding any
other provisions in this subdivision, to lease ground area for a term not exceeding 99 years
to private persons for the construction of structures which in its opinion are essential and
necessary to serve aircraft, persons, and things engaged in or incidental to aeronautics,
including but not limited to shops, hangars, offices, restaurants, hotels, motels, factories,
storage space, and any and all other structures necessary or essential to and consistent with
the purposes of sections 360.011 to 360.076, to sell any part of such airports, other air
navigation facilities, or real property to any municipal or state government, or to the
United States or any department or instrumentality thereof, for aeronautical purposes
incidental thereto, and to confer the privileges of concessions of supplying upon its
airports goods, commodities, things, services, and facilities; provided that in each case in
so doing the public is not deprived of its rightful, equal, and uniform use thereof.

Sec. 40.

Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 7, subdivision 21, is amended to read:


Subd. 21.

State Park and Recreation Area
Acquisition

2,500,000

For acquisition of land under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivisions 2 and
3, from willing sellers of private lands within
state park and recreation area boundaries
established by law.

$500,000 is to purchase land within the
boundaries of Greenleaf Lake state park
in Meeker county.new text begin The commissioner of
natural resources, in consultation with the
local elected officials and citizens of Meeker
County, shall develop a plan for Greenleaf
Lake State Park. The commissioner shall
submit the plan to the legislative committees
with jurisdiction over state parks and capital
investment by February 1, 2008.
new text end

Sec. 41.

Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 20, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Systemwide Redevelopment, Reuse,
or Demolition

17,600,000

To demolish or improve surplus,
nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and
infrastructure at Department of Human
Services campuses statewide.

(a) Up to $8,600,000 may be used to
predesign, design, construct, furnish,
and equip renovation of existing space
or construction of new space for skilled
nursing home capacity for forensic treatment
programs operated by state-operated services
on the campus of St. Peter Regional
Treatment Center.

(b) $4,000,000 may be used to prepare
and develop a site, including demolition of
buildings and infrastructure, to implement
the redevelopment and reuse of the
Ah-Gwah-Ching Regional Treatment Center
campus. If the property is sold or transferred
to a local unit of government, the unspent
portion of this appropriation may be granted
to the local unit of government that acquires
the campus for the purposes stated in this
subdivision.new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.642, this appropriation
and its corresponding bond authorization do
not cancel until June 30, 2010.
new text end

(c) $1,000,000 may be used to renovate one
or more buildings for chemical dependency
treatment specializing in methamphetamine
addiction, and demolish buildings, on the
Willmar Regional Treatment Center campus.
If the property is sold or transferred to a local
unit of government, the unspent portion of
this appropriation may be granted to the local
unit of government that acquires the campus
for the purposes stated in this subdivision.

(d) Up to $2,210,000 may be spent by the
commissioner of finance to retire municipal
bonds issued by the city of Fergus Falls and
to retire interfund loans incurred by the city
of Fergus Falls in connection with the waste
incinerator and steam heating facility at the
Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center.

(e) Up to $400,000 may be used for a grant to
the city of Fergus Falls to demolish the city's
waste-to-energy incineration plant located
on the grounds of the Fergus Falls Regional
Treatment Center.

(f) The provisions, terms, and conditions
of any grant made by the director of the
Office of Environmental Assistance under
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A, to the
city of Fergus Falls for the waste incinerator
steam heating facility that supports the
Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center and
that may come into effect as a result of the
incinerator and facility being closed, are
hereby waived.

Sec. 42.

Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivision 8, is amended to read:


Subd. 8.

Lewis and Clark Rural Water System,
Inc.

2,000,000

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
new text endto the Public Facilities Authority for grants
to the deleted text begincity of Luverne, city of Worthington
Public Utilities, Lincoln-Pipestone rural
water system, and Rock County rural water
system
deleted text end new text beginLewis and Clark Joint Powers
Board
new text endto acquire land, predesign, design,
construct, furnish, and equip deleted text beginone or moredeleted text end
water transmission and storage facilities deleted text beginto
accommodate the connection with
deleted text endnew text begin ofnew text end the
Lewis and Clark Rural Water System, Inc.
that will serve southwestern Minnesota.

deleted text begin The grantsdeleted text endnew text begin Payment to the Lewis and Clark
Rural Water System, Inc.,
new text end must be deleted text beginawarded
to projects
deleted text end approved by the Lewis and Clark
Joint Powers Board.

This appropriation is available only to the
extent new text beginthat each $1 of state money is new text endmatched
by at least $1 of local money paid to the
Lewis and Clark Rural Water System, Inc.deleted text begin
for each $1 of state money to be used to
reimburse costs incurred on eligible projects.
deleted text end

This appropriation is the first phase of the
state share for the Lewis and Clark Rural
Water System, Inc. project as defined in the
federal Lewis and Clark Rural Water System
Act of 2000.

Sec. 43.

Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivision 16, is amended to
read:


Subd. 16.

Minneapolis

(a) Minnesota Planetarium
22,000,000

For a grant to deleted text beginthe city of Minneapolisdeleted text endnew text begin
Hennepin County
new text end to complete design and
to construct, furnish, and equip a new
Minnesota planetarium and space discovery
center in conjunction with the Minneapolis
downtown library.

(b) Heritage Park

Any unspent balance remaining on December
31, 2004, in the appropriation made by
Laws 2000, chapter 492, article 1, section
22, subdivision 10, for a grant to the city of
Minneapolis, may be used by the city for
improvements to the Heritage Park project.

(c) Minnesota Shubert Center
1,000,000

For a grant to the city of Minneapolis to
predesign and design and provide for related
capital costs for an associated atrium to
create the Minnesota Shubert Center.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective on the same date as H.F. 1973/S.F.
1812, if enacted in the 2007 legislative session.
new text end

Sec. 44.

Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 4, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

MacPhail Music Center

5,000,000

(a) For a grant to the city of Minneapolis to
predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
equip a new facility for the MacPhail Center
for Music. The city of Minneapolis may
enter into a lease or management agreement
to operate the center, subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.695. This appropriation
is not available until the commissioner has
determined that not less than $15,000,000
has been committed to the MacPhail Center
for Music from nonstate sources, and that
the available money is sufficient to complete
a functional facility. Money secured before
the effective date of this section may count
toward the required commitment of nonstate
sources, provided it is used for qualified
capital expenditures. Any land acquisition
costs paid by MacPhail Center for Music
qualify as capital expenditures.

(b) The city of Minneapolis may provide
money to predesign, design, construct,
furnish, and equip a center for music
education, including classrooms and a
recital hall in the city of Minneapolis,
to provide a facility for education of
students, music therapy programs for
persons with disabilities, music teacher
training opportunities, curriculum and
program development, and to provide the
programming in public and private schools
and in partnership with other organizations
throughout the state.

new text begin (c) The required demonstration of a
commitment of funds from nonstate sources
has been met by cash, prepaid qualified
expenses, and private multiyear pledges that
have been converted into cash through bond
financing and a letter of credit secured by
a mortgage lien on the state bond financed
property. The $5,000,000 construction grant
shall be disbursed without requirement that
the mortgage lien be released.
new text end

new text begin (d) The commissioners of education and
finance shall agree to a provision in the
ground lease that permits the city of
Minneapolis to purchase for fair market
value, as that term is defined in Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.695, subdivision 1,
paragraph (d), the interest of the operating
lease lessee in the state bond financed
property (based on investment in land
and capital improvements) in the event of
nonrenewal of the operating lease at the time
of nonrenewal without requirement of a prior
escrow for funds by the city of Minneapolis.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from June 2, 2006.
new text end

Sec. 45.

Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 7, subdivision 11, is amended to read:


Subd. 11.

Water control structures

1,000,000

To rehabilitate or replace water control
structures used to manage shallow lakes and
wetlands for waterfowl habitat on wildlife
management areas under Minnesota Statutes,
section 86A.05, subdivision 8new text begin, or for the
purposes of public water reserves under
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.101
new text end.

Sec. 46.

Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 21, subdivision 6, is amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Redevelopment Account

9,000,000

For purposes of the redevelopment account
under Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.571.

$800,000 is for a grant to the city of
Worthington to remediate contaminated
soil and redevelop the site of the former
Campbell Soup factory.new text begin This grant is exempt
from the requirements of Minnesota Statutes,
sections 116J.572 to 116J.575.
new text end

$250,000 is for a grant to the city of
Winona to predesign facilities for the
Shakespeare Festival as part of the riverfront
redevelopment plan. This grant is exempt
from the requirements of Minnesota Statutes,
sections 116J.572 to 116J.575.

Sec. 47.

Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 21, subdivision 15, is amended to read:


Subd. 15.

Lewis and Clark Rural Water
System, Inc.

3,282,000

new text begin This appropriation is from the general fund
new text endto the Public Facilities Authority for grants
to the deleted text begincity of Luverne, city of Worthington
Public Utilities, Lincoln-Pipestone rural
water system, and Rock County rural water
system
deleted text endnew text begin Lewis and Clark Joint Powers
Board
new text end to acquire land, predesign, design,
construct, furnish, and equip deleted text beginone or moredeleted text end
water transmission and storage facilities deleted text beginto
accommodate the connection with
deleted text endnew text begin ofnew text end the
Lewis and Clark Rural Water System, Inc.
that will serve southwestern Minnesota.

deleted text begin The grantsdeleted text endnew text begin Payment to the Lewis and Clark
Rural Water System, Inc.,
new text end must be deleted text beginawarded
to projects
deleted text end approved by the Lewis and Clark
Joint Powers Board.

This appropriation is available to the extent
that each $1 of state money is matched by at
least $1 of local money paid to the Lewis and
Clark Rural Water System, Inc. deleted text beginto reimburse
the system for costs incurred on eligible
projects.
deleted text end

Sec. 48. new text beginREPORT ON EAST PHILLIPS CULTURAL AND COMMUNITY
CENTER.
new text end

new text begin The Metropolitan Council shall report by January 1, 2008, to the legislative
committees with jurisdiction over capital investment on the terms of the grant agreement
and progress on design and construction of the East Phillips Cultural and Community
Center by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board with the appropriation in Laws
2006, chapter 258, section 17, subdivision 8.
new text end

Sec. 49. new text beginPUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY FUNDING.
new text end

new text begin To the greatest practical extent, projects on the Public Facilities Authority's 2007
intended use plan, the listings for which were based on the Pollution Control Agency's
2006 project priority list, shall be carried over to the 2008 intended use plan. Projects that
qualified for funding from the Public Facilities Authority under Laws 2006, chapter 258,
section 21, that could not be certified by the Pollution Control Agency by the applicable
deadline shall have until May 1, 2008, or six months after the Minnesota Supreme Court
issues an opinion in the cities of Maple Lake and Annandale matter, whichever is later, to
obtain the required certification from the Pollution Control Agency.
new text end

Sec. 50. new text beginREVISOR'S INSTRUCTION.
new text end

new text begin The revisor of statutes shall change "116R.01 to 116R.16" to "116R.01 to 116R.15"
wherever it appears in Minnesota Statutes.
new text end

Sec. 51. new text begin REPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 116R.02, subdivisions 3, 6, 7, and 9; and 116R.16, new text end new text begin
are repealed.
new text end

Sec. 52. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Except as otherwise provided, this act is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end