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SF 590

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 09/11/2013 03:43pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; mass transit; establishing skyway access requirements
for the Central Station on the Central Corridor light rail transit line.

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

Section 1. new text beginCENTRAL CORRIDOR LIGHT RAIL TRANSIT; CENTRAL
STATION ACCESSIBILITY.
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new text begin (a) For purposes of this section:
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new text begin (1) "city" means the city of St. Paul;
new text end

new text begin (2) "council" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121,
subdivision 3; and
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new text begin (3) "pedestrian skyway system" has the meaning given in Minnesota Statutes,
section 469.125, subdivision 4.
new text end

new text begin (b) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, for the Central Station on the
Central Corridor light rail transit line, the council and city shall include construction or
establishment of access to a pedestrian skyway system as part of the initial transit line
construction project. The council and city shall ensure that public access to the pedestrian
skyway system is provided by an elevator located at the site of the station.
new text end

new text begin (c) The council and city shall meet the requirements under this section at the time of
initial construction of the Central Corridor light rail transit line and the Central Station.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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