as introduced - 79th Legislature (1995 - 1996) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to children; providing for grants to youth 1.3 intervention programs; appropriating money; amending 1.4 Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 268.30, subdivision 2. 1.5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.6 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 268.30, 1.7 subdivision 2, is amended to read: 1.8 Subd. 2. [APPLICATIONS.] Applications for a grant-in-aid 1.9 shall be made by the administering agency to the commissioner. 1.10 The grant-in-aid is contingent upon the agency having obtained 1.11 from the community in which the youth intervention program is 1.12 established local matching money two times the amount of the 1.13 grant that is sought. 1.14 The commissioner shall provide by rule the application 1.15 form, procedures for making application form, criteria for 1.16 review of the application, and kinds of contributions in 1.17 addition to cash that qualify as local matching money.
No grant1.18 to any agency shall exceed $25,000.1.19 Sec. 2. [APPROPRIATION.] 1.20 $1,100,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the 1.21 commissioner of economic security to expand funding for youth 1.22 intervention programs established under Minnesota Statutes, 1.23 section 268.30, subdivisions 1 and 2. Funding may be used to 1.24 expand existing programs to serve unmet needs and to create new 1.25 programs in underserved areas. In awarding these new funds, the 2.1 commissioner may waive or modify the requirement for local match 2.2 when this requirement deters expansion to underserved 2.3 communities or populations. The appropriation is available 2.4 until expended.