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SF 6

as introduced - 89th Legislature, 2015 1st Special Session (2015 - 2015) Posted on 06/16/2015 03:01pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to legislative enactments; correcting miscellaneous oversights,
inconsistencies, ambiguities, unintended results, and technical errors; amending
Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 14, sections 2, subdivision 5; 3, subdivision 2;
Laws 2015, chapter 77, article 2, section 88.

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

Section 1.

Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 14, section 2, subdivision 5, is amended to
read:


Subd. 5.

Grant Programs

The amounts that may be spent from this
appropriation for each purpose are as follows:

(a) Support Services Grants
Appropriations by Fund
General
13,133,000
8,715,000
Federal TANF
96,311,000
96,311,000
(b) Basic Sliding Fee Child Care Assistance
Grants
48,439,000
51,559,000

Basic Sliding Fee Waiting List Allocation.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
119B.03, $5,413,000 in fiscal year 2016 is to
reduce the basic sliding fee program waiting
list as follows:

(1) The calendar year 2016 allocation shall
be increased to serve families on the waiting
list. To receive funds appropriated for this
purpose, a county must have:

(i) a waiting list in the most recent published
waiting list month;

(ii) an average of at least ten families on the
most recent six months of published waiting
list; and

(iii) total expenditures in calendar year
2014 that met or exceeded 80 percent of the
county's available final allocation.

(2) Funds shall be distributed proportionately
based on the average of the most recent six
months of published waiting lists to counties
that meet the criteria in clause (1).

(3) Allocations in calendar years 2017
and beyond shall be calculated using the
allocation formula in Minnesota Statutes,
section 119B.03.

(4) The guaranteed floor for calendar year
2017 shall be based on the revised calendar
year 2016 allocation.

Base Level Adjustment. The general fund
base is increased by $810,000 in fiscal year
2018 and increased by $821,000 in fiscal
year 2019.

(c) Child Care Development Grants
1,737,000
1,737,000
(d) Child Support Enforcement Grants
50,000
50,000
(e) Children's Services Grants
Appropriations by Fund
General
39,015,000
38,665,000
Federal TANF
140,000
140,000

Safe Place for Newborns. $350,000 from
the general fund in fiscal year 2016 is to
distribute information on the Safe Place
for Newborns law in Minnesota to increase
public awareness of the law. This is a
onetime appropriation.

Child Protection. $23,350,000 in fiscal year
2016 and $23,350,000 in fiscal year 2017
are to address child protection staffing and
services under Minnesota Statutes, section
256M.41. $1,650,000 in fiscal year 2016 and
$1,650,000 in fiscal year 2017 are for child
protection grants to address child welfare
disparities under Minnesota Statutes, section
256E.28.

Title IV-E Adoption Assistance. Additional
federal reimbursement to the state as a result
of the Fostering Connections to Success
and Increasing Adoptions Act's expanded
eligibility for title IV-E adoption assistance
is appropriated to the commissioner
for postadoption services, including a
parent-to-parent support network.

Adoption Assistance Incentive Grants.
Federal funds available during fiscal years
2016 and 2017 for adoption incentive
grants are appropriated to the commissioner
for postadoption services, including a
parent-to-parent support network.

(f) Children and Community Service Grants
56,301,000
56,301,000
(g) Children and Economic Support Grants
26,778,000
26,966,000

Mobile Food Shelf Grants. (a) $1,000,000
in fiscal year 2016 and $1,000,000 in
fiscal year 2017 are for a grant to Hunger
Solutions. This is a onetime appropriation
and is available until June 30, 2017.

(b) Hunger Solutions shall award grants of
up to $75,000 on a competitive basis. Grant
applications must include:

(1) the location of the project;

(2) a description of the mobile program,
including size and scope;

(3) evidence regarding the unserved or
underserved nature of the community in
which the project is to be located;

(4) evidence of community support for the
project;

(5) the total cost of the project;

(6) the amount of the grant request and how
funds will be used;

(7) sources of funding or in-kind
contributions for the project that will
supplement any grant award;

(8) a commitment to mobile programs by the
applicant and an ongoing commitment to
maintain the mobile program; and

(9) any additional information requested by
Hunger Solutions.

(c) Priority may be given to applicants who:

(1) serve underserved areas;

(2) create a new or expand an existing mobile
program;

(3) serve areas where a high amount of need
is identified;

(4) provide evidence of strong support for the
project from citizens and other institutions in
the community;

(5) leverage funding for the project from
other private and public sources; and

(6) commit to maintaining the program on a
multilayer basis.

Homeless Youth Act. deleted text beginOf this appropriation,
deleted text endAt least $500,000 new text beginof the appropriation for
the Homeless Youth Act
new text endmust be awarded to
providers in greater Minnesota, with at least
25 percent of this amount for new applicant
providers. The commissioner shall provide
outreach and technical assistance to greater
Minnesota providers and new providers to
encourage responding to the request for
proposals.

Stearns County Veterans Housing.
$85,000 in fiscal year 2016 and $85,000
in fiscal year 2017 are for a grant to
Stearns County to provide administrative
funding in support of a service provider
serving veterans in Stearns County. The
administrative funding grant may be used to
support group residential housing services,
corrections-related services, veteran services,
and other social services related to the service
provider serving veterans in Stearns County.

Safe Harbor. $800,000 in fiscal year 2016
and $800,000 in fiscal year 2017 are from
the general fund for emergency shelter and
transitional and long-term housing beds for
sexually exploited youth and youth at risk of
sexual exploitation. Of this appropriation,
$150,000 in fiscal year 2016 and $150,000 in
fiscal year 2017 are from the general fund for
statewide youth outreach workers connecting
sexually exploited youth and youth at risk of
sexual exploitation with shelter and services.

Minnesota Food Assistance Program.
Unexpended funds for the Minnesota food
assistance program for fiscal year 2016 do
not cancel but are available for this purpose
in fiscal year 2017.

Base Level Adjustment. The general fund
base is decreased by $816,000 in fiscal year
2018 and is decreased by $606,000 in fiscal
year 2019.

(h) Health Care Grants
Appropriations by Fund
General
536,000
2,482,000
Health Care Access
3,341,000
3,465,000

Grants for Periodic Data Matching for
Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare.
Of the general fund appropriation, $26,000
in fiscal year 2016 and $1,276,000 in fiscal
year 2017 are for grants to counties for
costs related to periodic data matching
for medical assistance and MinnesotaCare
recipients under Minnesota Statutes,
section 256B.0561. The commissioner
must distribute these grants to counties in
proportion to each county's number of cases
in the prior year in the affected programs.

Base Level Adjustment. The general fund
base is increased by $1,637,000 in fiscal year
2018 and increased by $1,229,000 in fiscal
year 2019.

(i) Other Long-Term Care Grants
1,551,000
3,069,000

Transition Populations. $1,551,000 in fiscal
year 2016 and $1,725,000 in fiscal year 2017
are for home and community-based services
transition grants to assist in providing home
and community-based services and treatment
for transition populations under Minnesota
Statutes, section 256.478.

Base Level Adjustment. The general fund
base is increased by $156,000 in fiscal year
2018 and by $581,000 in fiscal year 2019.

(j) Aging and Adult Services Grants
28,463,000
28,162,000

Dementia Grants. $750,000 in fiscal year
2016 and $750,000 in fiscal year 2017
are for the Minnesota Board on Aging for
regional and local dementia grants authorized
in Minnesota Statutes, section 256.975,
subdivision 11
.

(k) Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Grants
2,225,000
2,375,000

Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard-of-Hearing
Grants.
$350,000 in fiscal year 2016 and
$500,000 in fiscal year 2017 are for deaf
and hard-of-hearing grants. The funds
must be used to increase the number of
deafblind Minnesotans receiving services
under Minnesota Statutes, section 256C.261,
and to provide linguistically and culturally
appropriate mental health services to children
who are deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing.
This is a onetime appropriation.

Base Level Adjustment. The general fund
base is decreased by $500,000 in fiscal year
2018 and by $500,000 in fiscal year 2019.

(l) Disabilities Grants
20,820,000
20,858,000

State Quality Council. $573,000 in fiscal
year 2016 and $600,000 in fiscal year
2017 are for the State Quality Council to
provide technical assistance and monitoring
of person-centered outcomes related to
inclusive community living and employment.
The funding must be used by the State
Quality Council to assure a statewide plan
for systems change in person-centered
planning that will achieve desired outcomes
including increased integrated employment
and community living.

(m) Adult Mental Health Grants
Appropriations by Fund
General
69,992,000
71,244,000
Health Care Access
1,575,000
2,473,000
Lottery Prize
1,733,000
1,733,000

Funding Usage. Up to 75 percent of a fiscal
year's appropriation for adult mental health
grants may be used to fund allocations in that
portion of the fiscal year ending December
31.

Culturally Specific Mental Health
Services.
$100,000 in fiscal year 2016 is for
grants to nonprofit organizations to provide
resources and referrals for culturally specific
mental health services to Southeast Asian
veterans born before 1965 who do not qualify
for services available to veterans formally
discharged from the United States armed
forces.

Problem Gambling. $225,000 in fiscal year
2016 and $225,000 in fiscal year 2017 are
from the lottery prize fund for a grant to the
state affiliate recognized by the National
Council on Problem Gambling. The affiliate
must provide services to increase public
awareness of problem gambling, education,
and training for individuals and organizations
providing effective treatment services to
problem gamblers and their families, and
research related to problem gambling.

Sustainability Grants. $2,125,000 in fiscal
year 2016 and $2,125,000 in fiscal year 2017
are for sustainability grants under Minnesota
Statutes, section 256B.0622, subdivision 11.

Beltrami County Mental Health Services
Grant.
$1,000,000 in fiscal year 2016 and
$1,000,000 in fiscal year 2017 are from the
general fund for a grant to Beltrami County
to fund the planning and development of
a comprehensive mental health services
program under article 2, section 41,
Comprehensive Mental Health Program
in Beltrami County. This is a onetime
appropriation.

Base Level Adjustment. The general fund
base is increased by $723,000 in fiscal year
2018 and by $723,000 in fiscal year 2019.
The health care access fund base is decreased
by $1,723,000 in fiscal year 2018 and by
$1,723,000 in fiscal year 2019.

(n) Child Mental Health Grants
23,386,000
24,313,000

Services and Supports for First Episode
Psychosis.
$177,000 in fiscal year 2017 is
for grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
245.4889, to mental health providers to pilot
evidence-based interventions for youth at risk
of developing or experiencing a first episode
of psychosis and for a public awareness
campaign on the signs and symptoms of
psychosis. The base for these grants is
$236,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $301,000 in
fiscal year 2019.

Adverse Childhood Experiences. The base
for grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
245.4889, to children's mental health and
family services collaboratives for adverse
childhood experiences (ACEs) training
grants and for an interactive Web site
connection to support ACEs in Minnesota is
$363,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $363,000 in
fiscal year 2019.

Funding Usage. Up to 75 percent of a fiscal
year's appropriation for child mental health
grants may be used to fund allocations in that
portion of the fiscal year ending December
31.

Base Level Adjustment. The general fund
base is increased by $422,000 in fiscal year
2018 and is increased by $487,000 in fiscal
year 2019.

(o) Chemical Dependency Treatment Support
Grants
1,561,000
1,561,000

Chemical Dependency Prevention.
$150,000 in fiscal year 2016 and $150,000
in fiscal year 2017 are for grants to
nonprofit organizations to provide chemical
dependency prevention programs in
secondary schools. When making grants, the
commissioner must consider the expertise,
prior experience, and outcomes achieved
by applicants that have provided prevention
programming in secondary education
environments. An applicant for the grant
funds must provide verification to the
commissioner that the applicant has available
and will contribute sufficient funds to match
the grant given by the commissioner. This is
a onetime appropriation.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Grants. $250,000
in fiscal year 2016 and $250,000 in fiscal year
2017 are for grants to be administered by the
Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol
Syndrome to provide comprehensive,
gender-specific services to pregnant and
parenting women suspected of or known
to use or abuse alcohol or other drugs.
This appropriation is for grants to no fewer
than three eligible recipients. Minnesota
Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
must report to the commissioner of human
services annually by January 15 on the
grants funded by this appropriation. The
report must include measurable outcomes for
the previous year, including the number of
pregnant women served and the number of
toxic-free babies born.

Base Level Adjustment. The general fund
base is decreased by $150,000 in fiscal year
2018 and by $150,000 in fiscal year 2019.

Sec. 2.

Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 14, section 3, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Health Improvement

Appropriations by Fund
General
68,653,000
68,984,000
State Government
Special Revenue
6,264,000
6,182,000
Health Care Access
33,987,000
33,421,000
Federal TANF
11,713,000
11,713,000

Violence Against Asian Women Working
Group.
$200,000 in fiscal year 2016 from
the general fund is for the working group on
violence against Asian women and children.

MERC Program. $1,000,000 in fiscal year
2016 and $1,000,000 in fiscal year 2017 are
from the general fund for the MERC program
under Minnesota Statutes, section 62J.692,
subdivision 4
.

Poison Information Center Grants.
$750,000 in fiscal year 2016 and $750,000 in
fiscal year 2017 are from the general fund
for regional poison information center grants
under Minnesota Statutes, section 145.93.

Advanced Care Planning. $250,000 in
fiscal year 2016 is from the general fund
to award a grant to a statewide advance
care planning resource organization that has
expertise in convening and coordinating
community-based strategies to encourage
individuals, families, caregivers, and health
care providers to begin conversations
regarding end-of-life care choices that
express an individual's health care values
and preferences and are based on informed
health care decisions. This is a onetime
appropriation.

Early Dental Prevention Initiatives.
$172,000 in fiscal year 2016 and $140,000 in
fiscal year 2017 are for the development and
distribution of the early dental prevention
initiative under Minnesota Statutes, section
144.3875.

International Medical Graduate
Assistance Program.
(a) $500,000 in fiscal
year 2016 and $500,000 in fiscal year 2017
are from the health care access fund for
the grant programs and necessary contracts
under Minnesota Statutes, section 144.1911,
subdivisions 3
, paragraph (a), clause (4), and
4 and 5. The commissioner may use up to
$133,000 per year of the appropriation for
international medical graduate assistance
program administration duties in Minnesota
Statutes, section 144.1911, subdivisions
3
, 9, and 10, and for administering the
grant programs under Minnesota Statutes,
section 144.1911, subdivisions 4, 5,
and 6. The commissioner shall develop
recommendations for any additional funding
required for initiatives needed to achieve the
objectives of Minnesota Statutes, section
144.1911. The commissioner shall report the
funding recommendations to the legislature
by January 15, 2016, in the report required
under Minnesota Statutes, section 144.1911,
subdivision 10
. The base for this purpose is
$1,000,000 in fiscal years 2018 and 2019.

(b) $500,000 in fiscal year 2016 and
$500,000 in fiscal year 2017 are from the
health care access fund for transfer to the
revolving international medical graduate
residency account established in Minnesota
Statutes, section 144.1911, subdivision 6.
This is a onetime appropriation.

Federally Qualified Health Centers.
$1,000,000 in fiscal year 2016 and
$1,000,000 in fiscal year 2017 are from the
general fund to provide subsidies to federally
qualified health centers under Minnesota
Statutes, section 145.9269. This is a onetime
appropriation.

Organ Donation. $200,000 in fiscal year
2016 is from the general fund to establish
a grant program to develop and create
culturally appropriate outreach programs that
provide education about the importance of
organ donation. Grants shall be awarded to
a federally designated organ procurement
organization and hospital system that
performs transplants. This is a onetime
appropriation.

Primary Care Residency. $1,500,000 in
fiscal year 2016 and $1,500,000 in fiscal
year 2017 are from the general fund for
the purposes of the primary care residency
expansion grant program under Minnesota
Statutes, section 144.1506.

Somali Women's Health Pilot Program.
(a) The commissioner of health shall
establish a pilot program between one or
more federally qualified health centers, as
defined under Minnesota Statutes, section
145.9269, a nonprofit organization that
helps Somali women, and the Minnesota
Evaluation Studies Institute, to develop
a promising strategy to address the
preventative and primary health care needs
of, and address health inequities experienced
by, first generation Somali women. The
pilot program must collaboratively develop
a patient flow process for first generation
Somali women by:

(1) addressing and identifying clinical and
cultural barriers to Somali women accessing
preventative and primary care, including,
but not limited to, cervical and breast cancer
screenings;

(2) developing a culturally appropriate health
curriculum for Somali women based on
the outcomes from the community-based
participatory research report "Cultural
Traditions and the Reproductive Health
of Somali Refugees and Immigrants" to
increase the health literacy of Somali women
and develop culturally specific health care
information; and

(3) training the federally qualified health
center's providers and staff to enhance
provider and staff cultural competence
regarding the cultural barriers, including
female genital cutting.

(b) The pilot program must develop a process
that results in increased screening rates
for cervical and breast cancer and can be
replicated by other providers serving ethnic
minorities. The pilot program must conduct
an evaluation of the new patient flow process
used by Somali women to access federally
qualified health centers services.

(c) The pilot program must report the
outcomes to the commissioner by June 30,
2017.

(d) $110,000 in fiscal year 2016 is for the
Somali women's health pilot program. Of
this appropriation, the commissioner may
use up to $10,000 to administer the program.
This appropriation is available until June 30,
2017. This is a onetime appropriation.

Menthol Cigarette Usage in
African-American Community
Intervention Grants.
Of the health care
access fund appropriation for the statewide
health improvement program, $200,000 in
fiscal year 2016 is for at least one grant that
must be awarded by the commissioner to
implement strategies and interventions to
reduce the disproportionately high usage of
cigarettes by African-Americans, especially
the use of menthol-flavored cigarettes, as
well as the disproportionate harm tobacco
causes in that community. The grantee shall
engage members of the African-American
community and community-based
organizations. This grant shall be awarded
as part of the statewide health improvement
program grants awarded on November 1,
2015, and must meet the requirements of
Minnesota Statutes, section 145.986.

Targeted Home Visiting System. (a)
$75,000 in fiscal year 2016 is for the
commissioner of health, in consultation
with the commissioners of human services
and education, community health boards,
tribal nations, and other home visiting
stakeholders, to design baseline training
for new home visitors to ensure statewide
coordination across home visiting programs.

(b) $575,000 in fiscal year 2016 and
$2,000,000 fiscal year 2017 are to provide
grants to community health boards and
tribal nations for start-up grants for new
nurse-family partnership programs and
for grants to expand existing programs
to serve first-time mothers, prenatally by
28 weeks gestation until the child is two
years of age, who are eligible for medical
assistance under Minnesota Statutes, chapter
256B, or the federal Special Supplemental
Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and
Children. The commissioner shall award
grants to community health boards or tribal
nations in metropolitan and rural areas of
the state. Priority for all grants shall be
given to nurse-family partnership programs
that provide services through a Minnesota
health care program-enrolled provider that
accepts medical assistance. Additionally,
priority for grants to rural areas shall be
given to community health boards and tribal
nations that expand services within regional
partnerships that provide the nurse-family
partnership program. Funding available
under this paragraph may only be used to
supplement, not to replace, funds being used
for nurse-family partnership home visiting
services as of June 30, 2015.

Opiate Antagonists. $270,000 in fiscal
year 2016 and $20,000 in fiscal year 2017
are from the general fund for grants to the
eight regional emergency medical services
programs to purchase opiate antagonists
and educate and train emergency medical
services persons, as defined in Minnesota
Statutes, section 144.7401, subdivision
4
, clauses (1) and (2), in the use of these
antagonists in the event of an opioid or
heroin overdose. For the purposes of
this paragraph, "opiate antagonist" means
naloxone hydrochloride or any similarly
acting drug approved by the federal Food
and Drug Administration for the treatment of
drug overdose. Grants under this paragraph
must be distributed to all eight regional
emergency medical services programs. This
is a onetime appropriation and is available
until June 30, 2017. The commissioner may
use up to $20,000 of the amount for opiate
antagonists for administration.

Local and Tribal Public Health Grants. (a)
$894,000 in fiscal year 2016 and $894,000 in
fiscal year 2017 are for an increase in local
public health grants for community health
boards under Minnesota Statutes, section
145A.131, subdivision 1, paragraph (e).

(b) $106,000 in fiscal year 2016 and $106,000
in fiscal year 2017 are for an increase in
special grants to tribal governments under
Minnesota Statutes, section 145A.14,
subdivision 2a
.

HCBS Employee Scholarships. $1,000,000
in fiscal year 2016 and $1,000,000 in fiscal
year 2017 are from the general fund for
the home and community-based services
employee scholarship program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 144.1503. The
commissioner may use up to $50,000 of the
amount for the HCBS employee scholarships
for administration.

Family Planning Special Projects.
$1,000,000 in fiscal year 2016 and
$1,000,000 in fiscal year 2017 are from the
general fund for family planning special
project grants under Minnesota Statutes,
section 145.925.

Positive Alternatives. $1,000,000 in fiscal
year 2016 and $1,000,000 in fiscal year
2017 are from the general fund for positive
abortion alternatives under Minnesota
Statutes, section 145.4235.

Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Youth.
$700,000 in fiscal year 2016 and $700,000 in
fiscal year 2017 are from the general fund
for the safe harbor program under Minnesota
Statutes, sections 145.4716 to 145.4718.
Funds shall be used for grants to increase
the number of regional navigators; training
for professionals who engage with exploited
or at-risk youth; implementing statewide
protocols and best practices for effectively
identifying, interacting with, and referring
sexually exploited youth to appropriate
resources; and program operating costs.

Health Care Grants for Uninsured
Individuals.
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year 2016 and deleted text begin$125,000deleted text endnew text begin $62,500new text end in fiscal year
2017 are from the deleted text begingeneraldeleted text endnew text begin health care access
new text endfund for dental provider grants in Minnesota
Statutes, section 145.929, subdivision 1.

(b) deleted text begin$437,500deleted text endnew text begin $218,750new text end in fiscal year 2016
and deleted text begin$437,500deleted text endnew text begin $218,750new text end in fiscal year 2017
are from the deleted text begingeneraldeleted text endnew text begin health care accessnew text end fund
for community mental health program grants
in Minnesota Statutes, section 145.929,
subdivision 2
.

(c) deleted text begin$1,500,000deleted text endnew text begin $750,000new text end in fiscal year 2016
and deleted text begin$1,500,000deleted text endnew text begin $750,000new text end in fiscal year 2017
are from the deleted text begingeneraldeleted text endnew text begin health care accessnew text end fund
for the emergency medical assistance outlier
grant program in Minnesota Statutes, section
145.929, subdivision 3.

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deleted text beginisdeleted text endnew text begin are new text endfor community health center grants
under Minnesota Statutes, section 145.9269.
A community health center that receives a
grant from this appropriation is not eligible
for a grant under paragraph (b).

(e) The commissioner may use up to $25,000
of the appropriations for health care grants
for uninsured individuals in fiscal years 2016
and 2017 for grant administration.

TANF Appropriations. (a) $1,156,000 of
the TANF funds is appropriated each year of
the biennium to the commissioner for family
planning grants under Minnesota Statutes,
section 145.925.

(b) $3,579,000 of the TANF funds is
appropriated each year of the biennium to
the commissioner for home visiting and
nutritional services listed under Minnesota
Statutes, section 145.882, subdivision 7,
clauses (6) and (7). Funds must be distributed
to community health boards according to
Minnesota Statutes, section 145A.131,
subdivision 1
.

(c) $2,000,000 of the TANF funds is
appropriated each year of the biennium to
the commissioner for decreasing racial and
ethnic disparities in infant mortality rates
under Minnesota Statutes, section 145.928,
subdivision 7
.

(d) $4,978,000 of the TANF funds is
appropriated each year of the biennium to the
commissioner for the family home visiting
grant program according to Minnesota
Statutes, section 145A.17. $4,000,000 of the
funding must be distributed to community
health boards according to Minnesota
Statutes, section 145A.131, subdivision 1.
$978,000 of the funding must be distributed to
tribal governments as provided in Minnesota
Statutes, section 145A.14, subdivision 2a.

(e) The commissioner may use up to 6.23
percent of the funds appropriated each fiscal
year to conduct the ongoing evaluations
required under Minnesota Statutes, section
145A.17, subdivision 7, and training and
technical assistance as required under
Minnesota Statutes, section 145A.17,
subdivisions 4
and 5.

TANF Carryforward. Any unexpended
balance of the TANF appropriation in the
first year of the biennium does not cancel but
is available for the second year.

Health Professional Loan Forgiveness.
$2,631,000 in fiscal year 2016 and
$2,631,000 in fiscal year 2017 are from
the deleted text begingeneraldeleted text endnew text begin health care accessnew text end fund for the
purposes of Minnesota Statutes, section
144.1501. Of this appropriation, the
commissioner may use up to $131,000 each
year to administer the program.

Minnesota Stroke System. $350,000 in
fiscal year 2016 and $350,000 in fiscal
year 2017 are from the general fund for the
Minnesota stroke system.

Prevention of Violence in Health Care.
$50,000 in fiscal year 2016 is to continue the
prevention of violence in health care program
and creating violence prevention resources
for hospitals and other health care providers
to use in training their staff on violence
prevention. This is a onetime appropriation
and is available until June 30, 2017.

Health Care Savings Determinations. (a)
The health care access fund base for the state
health improvement program is decreased by
$261,000 in fiscal year 2016 and decreased
by $110,000 in fiscal year 2017.

(b) $261,000 in fiscal year 2016 and $110,000
in fiscal year 2017 are from the health care
access fund for the forecasting, cost reporting,
and analysis required by Minnesota Statutes,
section 62U.10, subdivisions 6 and 7.

Base Level Adjustments. The general fund
base is decreased by $1,070,000 in fiscal
year 2018 and by $1,020,000 in fiscal year
2019. The state government special revenue
fund base is increased by $33,000 in fiscal
year 2018. The health care access fund base
is increased by $610,000 in fiscal year 2018
and by $23,000 in fiscal year 2019.

Sec. 3.

Laws 2015, chapter 77, article 2, section 88, is amended to read:


Sec. 88. REPEALER.

(a) Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 3.9223; 3.9225; and 3.9226, subdivisions 1,
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7, are repealed.

(b) Minnesota Statutes 2014, deleted text beginsections 6.48; anddeleted text endnew text begin sectionnew text end 375.23, deleted text beginaredeleted text endnew text begin isnew text end repealed.

(c) Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 155A.23, subdivision 6, is repealed.

new text begin (d) new text end new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 6.48, new text end new text begin is repealed.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin Paragraph (d) is effective August 1, 2016.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginSUPERSEDING PROVISION; LAWS 2015, CHAPTER 42.
new text end

new text begin Laws 2015, chapter 42, sections 1, 2, and 3, are effective July 1, 2015.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2015.
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Sec. 5. new text beginSUPERSEDING PROVISION; LAWS 2015, CHAPTER 71.
new text end

new text begin Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 1, sections 41 and 43, are effective October 1, 2015.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2015.
new text end

Sec. 6. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Unless otherwise provided, each section of this act is effective at the time the
provision being corrected is effective.
new text end