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SF 836

1st Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 05/08/2019 08:44am

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

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; appropriating money from outdoor heritage, clean
water, parks and trails, and arts and cultural heritage funds; modifying and
extending prior appropriations; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter
2, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, as amended; Laws 2017, chapter 91, article
1, section 2, subdivision 2.

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

ARTICLE 1

OUTDOOR HERITAGE FUND

Section 1. new text beginOUTDOOR HERITAGE APPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the columns marked "Appropriations" are appropriated to the agencies
and for the purposes specified in this article. The appropriations are from the outdoor heritage
fund for the fiscal year indicated for each purpose. The figures "2020" and "2021" used in
this article mean that the appropriations listed under the figure are available for the fiscal
year ending June 30, 2020, or June 30, 2021, respectively. "The first year" is fiscal year
2020. "The second year" is fiscal year 2021. "The biennium" is fiscal years 2020 and 2021.
These are onetime appropriations.
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new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
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new text begin Available for the Year
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new text begin Ending June 30
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new text begin 2020
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new text begin 2021
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Sec. 2. new text beginOUTDOOR HERITAGE FUND
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
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new text begin $
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new text begin 127,127,000
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new text begin $
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new text begin 565,000
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new text begin This appropriation is from the outdoor heritage
fund. The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following
subdivisions.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Prairies
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new text begin 38,303,000
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new text begin -0-
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new text begin (a) DNR Wildlife Management Area and
Scientific and Natural Area Acquisition - Phase
XI
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new text begin $2,519,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to acquire
in fee and restore and enhance lands for
wildlife management under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8, and
to acquire lands in fee for scientific and natural
areas under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 5. Subject to evaluation
criteria in Minnesota Rules, part 6136.0900,
priority must be given to acquiring lands that
are eligible for the native prairie bank under
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, or lands
adjacent to protected native prairie. A list of
proposed land acquisitions must be provided
as part of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (b) Accelerating Wildlife Management Area
Program - Phase XI
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new text begin $6,060,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Pheasants Forever to acquire
in fee and restore and enhance lands for
wildlife management under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8.
Subject to evaluation criteria in Minnesota
Rules, part 6136.0900, priority must be given
to acquiring lands that are eligible for the
native prairie bank under Minnesota Statutes,
section 84.96, or lands adjacent to protected
native prairie. A list of proposed land
acquisitions must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (c) Minnesota Prairie Recovery Project - Phase
IX
new text end

new text begin $3,058,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with The Nature Conservancy to
acquire lands in fee and to restore and enhance
native prairies, grasslands, wetlands, and
savannas. Subject to evaluation criteria in
Minnesota Rules, part 6136.0900, priority
must be given to acquiring lands that are
eligible for the native prairie bank under
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, or lands
adjacent to protected native prairie. No later
than 180 days after The Nature Conservancy's
fiscal year ends, The Nature Conservancy must
submit to the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage
Council annual income statements and balance
sheets for income and expenses from land
acquired with this appropriation. A list of
proposed land acquisitions must be provided
as part of the required accomplishment plan,
and the acquisitions must be consistent with
the priorities identified in Minnesota Prairie
Conservation Plan
.
new text end

new text begin (d) Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife
Refuge Land Acquisition - Phase X
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new text begin $2,383,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with The Nature Conservancy, in
cooperation with the United States Fish and
Wildlife Service, to acquire lands in fee or
permanent conservation easements and to
restore and enhance lands in the Northern
Tallgrass Prairie Habitat Preservation Area in
western Minnesota for addition to the Northern
Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge.
Subject to evaluation criteria in Minnesota
Rules, part 6136.0900, priority must be given
to acquiring lands that are eligible for the
native prairie bank under Minnesota Statutes,
section 84.96, or lands adjacent to protected
native prairie. A list of proposed land
acquisitions must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan, and the
acquisitions must be consistent with the
priorities in Minnesota Prairie Conservation
Plan
.
new text end

new text begin (e) Lower Wild Rice Corridor Habitat
Restoration - Phase II
new text end

new text begin $225,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources for an agreement with the
Wild Rice Watershed District to acquire land
in permanent conservation easement and to
restore river and related habitat in the Wild
Rice River corridor. $2,750,000 the first year
is to the Board of Water and Soil Resources
to acquire lands in permanent conservation
easements and to restore river and related
habitat in the Wild Rice River corridor, of
which up to $111,000 is for establishing a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17. A list of proposed acquisitions
must be included as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (f) Martin County DNR WMA Acquisition -
Phase III
new text end

new text begin $3,650,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire lands in fee and restore
and enhance strategic prairie grassland,
wetland, and other wildlife habitat in Martin
County for wildlife management under
Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 8. Of this amount, $3,002,000 is
to Fox Lake Conservation League Inc.,
$554,000 is to Ducks Unlimited, and $94,000
is to The Conservation Fund. A list of
proposed acquisitions must be provided as part
of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (g) RIM Grasslands Reserve
new text end

new text begin $2,276,000 the first year is to the Board of
Water and Soil Resources to acquire
permanent conservation easements and to
restore and enhance grassland habitat under
Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.501 to
103F.531. Of this amount, up to $39,000 is
for establishing a monitoring and enforcement
fund as approved in the accomplishment plan
and subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. A list of permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the final report.
new text end

new text begin (h) Prairie Chicken Habitat Partnership of the
Southern Red River Valley - Phase V
new text end

new text begin $2,558,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Pheasants Forever, in
cooperation with the Minnesota Prairie
Chicken Society, to acquire lands in fee and
restore and enhance lands in the southern Red
River valley for wildlife management under
Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 8, or to be designated and
managed as waterfowl production areas in
Minnesota in cooperation with the United
States Fish and Wildlife Service. Subject to
evaluation criteria in Minnesota Rules, part
6136.0900, priority must be given to acquiring
lands that are eligible for the native prairie
bank under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96,
or lands adjacent to protected native prairie.
A list of proposed land acquisitions must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (i) DNR Grassland Enhancement - Phase XI
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new text begin $8,861,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to
accelerate restoration and enhancement of
prairies, grasslands, and savannas in wildlife
management areas, in scientific and natural
areas, in aquatic management areas, on lands
in the native prairie bank, in bluff prairies on
state forest land in southeastern Minnesota,
and in waterfowl production areas and refuge
lands of the United States Fish and Wildlife
Service. A list of proposed land restorations
and enhancements must be provided as part
of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (j) Anoka Sand Plain Habitat Restoration and
Enhancement - Phase VI
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new text begin $2,573,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire permanent conservation
easements and to restore and enhance wildlife
habitat on public lands and easements in the
Anoka Sand Plain ecoregion and intersecting
minor watersheds as follows: $156,000 is to
the Anoka Conservation District; $699,000 is
to Great River Greening; $269,000 is to the
Sherburne Soil and Water Conservation
District; $182,000 is to the National Wild
Turkey Federation; and $1,267,000 is to
Minnesota Land Trust, of which up to
$144,000 to Minnesota Land Trust is for
establishing monitoring and enforcement funds
as approved in the accomplishment plan and
subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. A list of proposed
permanent conservation easements,
restorations, and enhancements must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (k) Fairmont Chain of Lakes Habitat
Restoration Plan - Phase I
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new text begin $1,390,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the city of Fairmont to restore
and enhance grassland, wetland, and stream
habitats in the Dutch Creek watershed. A list
of proposed restorations and enhancements
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
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new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Forests
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new text begin 17,032,000
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new text begin -0-
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new text begin (a) Protecting Strategic Forest Lands Near
Camp Ripley Partnership - Phase VIII
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new text begin $3,348,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with The Conservation Fund to
acquire in fee and restore and enhance forest
wildlife habitat in Cass, Crow Wing, and
Morrison Counties in proximity to the
Minnesota National Guard Camp Ripley
Sentinel Landscape. Land must be acquired
for state forests under Minnesota Statutes,
section 86A.05, subdivision 7; for wildlife
management under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 8; for scientific and
natural areas under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 5; or as county forest land
or municipal forest land. A list of proposed
land acquisitions must be provided as part of
the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (b) Southeast Minnesota Protection and
Restoration - Phase VII
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new text begin $5,741,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements as follows:
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new text begin (1) $2,701,000 to The Nature Conservancy to
acquire lands in fee to be held by The Nature
Conservancy or acquire lands in fee for
wildlife management under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8; for
scientific and natural areas under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 5; for
state forests under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 7; and for aquatic
management areas under Minnesota Statutes,
section 86A.05, subdivision 14;
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new text begin (2) $1,370,000 to The Trust for Public Land
to acquire lands in fee for wildlife
management under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 8; for scientific and
natural areas under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 5; for state forests under
Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 7; and for aquatic management
areas under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 14; and
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new text begin (3) $1,670,000 to Minnesota Land Trust to
acquire permanent conservation easements
and to restore and enhance wildlife habitat, of
which $192,000 is to establish a monitoring
and enforcement fund as approved in the
accomplishment plan and subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 17.
new text end

new text begin Annual income statements and balance sheets
for income and expenses from land acquired
in fee and held by The Nature Conservancy
with the appropriation in clause (1) must be
submitted to the Lessard-Sams Outdoor
Heritage Council no later than 180 days after
The Nature Conservancy's fiscal year closes.
A list of proposed land acquisitions must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (c) Minnesota Forests for the Future - Phase VII
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new text begin $4,573,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to acquire
lands in fee and easements and to restore and
enhance forests, wetlands, and shoreline
habitat through working forest permanent
conservation easements under the Minnesota
forests for the future program according to
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.66. A
conservation easement acquired with money
appropriated under this paragraph must
comply with Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 13. The accomplishment
plan must include an easement monitoring and
enforcement plan. Of this amount, up to
$150,000 is for establishing a monitoring and
enforcement fund as approved in the
accomplishment plan and subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 17. A
list of proposed land acquisitions must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan. A list of permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the final report.
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new text begin (d) Mississippi River Floodplain Forest
Enhancement - Phase III
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new text begin $1,357,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the National Audubon Society
to restore and enhance floodplain forest habitat
for wildlife on public lands along the
Mississippi River. A list of restorations and
enhancements must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.
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new text begin (e) Enhanced Public Land Open Landscapes -
Phase I
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new text begin $955,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources for an agreement with
Pheasants Forever, in cooperation with the
Minnesota Sharp-Tailed Grouse Society, to
enhance and restore early successional open
landscape habitat on public lands. A list of
proposed restoration and enhancements must
be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
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new text begin (f) Minnesota Forest Recovery Project - Phase
I
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new text begin $1,058,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with The Nature Conservancy to
enhance degraded forests in Beltrami, Cass,
Cook, Itasca, Lake, and St. Louis Counties. A
list of enhancements must be provided as part
of the required accomplishment plan.
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new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Wetlands
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new text begin 20,753,000
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new text begin -0-
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new text begin (a) Accelerating Waterfowl Production Area
Acquisition - Phase XI
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new text begin $5,631,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Pheasants Forever, in
cooperation with the United States Fish and
Wildlife Service, to acquire lands in fee and
to restore and enhance wetlands and grasslands
to be designated and managed as waterfowl
production areas in Minnesota. A list of
proposed land acquisitions must be provided
as part of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (b) Shallow Lake and Wetland Protection
Program - Phase VIII
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new text begin $6,150,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Ducks Unlimited to acquire
lands in fee and to restore and enhance prairie
lands, wetlands, and land buffering shallow
lakes for wildlife management under
Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 8. A list of proposed acquisitions
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (c) Wetland Habitat Protection Program - Phase
IV
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new text begin $2,129,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Minnesota Land Trust to
acquire permanent conservation easements
and to restore and enhance prairie, wetland,
and other habitat on permanently protected
conservation easements in high-priority
wetland habitat complexes in the prairie and
forest/prairie transition regions. Of this
amount, up to $240,000 is to establish a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17. A list of proposed
conservation easement acquisitions and
restorations and enhancements must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (d) Wild Rice Shoreland Protection - Phase VI
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new text begin $937,000 the first year is to the Board of
Water and Soil Resources to acquire
permanent conservation easements on wild
rice lake shoreland habitat for native wild rice
bed protection. Of this amount, up to $72,000
is for establishing a monitoring and
enforcement fund as approved in the
accomplishment plan and subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 17. A
list of permanent conservation easements must
be provided as part of the final report.
$250,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources to acquire lands in fee and
restore and enhance lands for wildlife
management under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 8; for scientific and
natural areas under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 5; for state forests under
Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 7; and for aquatic management
under Minnesota Statutes, sections 86A.05,
subdivision 14, and 97C.02 to acquire lands
for wild rice lake shoreland habitat to protect
native wild rice beds. A list of proposed
acquisitions in fee must be provided as part
of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (e) Shallow Lakes and Wetlands Enhancement
- Phase XI
new text end

new text begin $3,541,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to enhance
and restore shallow lakes and wetland habitat
statewide. A list of proposed land restorations
and enhancements must be provided as part
of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (f) Restoring Wetlands Dominated by Nonnative
Cattail in Border Waters
new text end

new text begin $1,270,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the National Park Service to
restore and enhance wetland and lacustrine
habitat in Voyageurs National Park. A list of
proposed restorations and enhancements must
be provided as part of the accomplishment
plan.
new text end

new text begin (g) Big Rice Lake Wild Rice Enhancement
new text end

new text begin $845,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources to enhance and restore
wild rice wetland habitat in Big Rice Lake in
St. Louis County.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Habitats
new text end

new text begin 50,119,000
new text end
new text begin -0-
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new text begin (a) St. Croix Watershed Habitat Protection and
Restoration - Phase I
new text end

new text begin $3,751,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements as follows:
new text end

new text begin (1) $2,209,000 to The Trust for Public Land
to acquire land in fee and to acquire permanent
conservation stream easements in the St. Croix
River watershed using the payment method
prescribed in Minnesota Statutes, section
84.0272, subdivision 2;
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new text begin (2) $1,377,000 to Minnesota Land Trust to
acquire permanent conservation easements
and to restore and enhance natural habitat
systems in the St. Croix River watershed. Of
this amount, up to $168,000 to Minnesota
Land Trust is to establish a monitoring and
enforcement fund as approved in the
accomplishment plan and subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 17; and
new text end

new text begin (3) $165,000 to the St. Croix River
Association to coordinate and administer the
program under this paragraph.
new text end

new text begin A list of proposed land acquisitions and
permanent conservation easements must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (b) Metro Big Rivers - Phase IX
new text end

new text begin $4,163,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire lands in fee and
permanent conservation easements and to
restore and enhance natural habitat systems
associated with the Mississippi, Minnesota,
and St. Croix Rivers and their tributaries in
the metropolitan area. Of this amount,
$820,000 is to Minnesota Valley National
Wildlife Refuge Trust Inc., $532,000 is to
Friends of the Mississippi River, $1,061,000
is to Great River Greening, and $1,750,000 is
to Minnesota Land Trust. Up to $144,000 to
Minnesota Land Trust is to establish a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17. A list of proposed land
acquisitions and permanent conservation
easements must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (c) Dakota County Habitat
Protection/Restoration - Phase VII
new text end

new text begin $3,516,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Dakota County to acquire
permanent conservation easements and land
in fee and to restore and enhance riparian and
other habitats in Dakota County. A list of
proposed land acquisitions and restorations
and enhancements must be provided as part
of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (d) Fisheries Habitat Protection on Strategic
North Central Minnesota Lakes - Phase V
new text end

new text begin $3,365,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire lands in fee and
permanent conservation easements and to
restore and enhance wildlife habitat to sustain
healthy fish habitat on coldwater lakes in
Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, and Hubbard
Counties. Of this amount, $841,000 is to
Northern Waters Land Trust and $2,524,000
is to Minnesota Land Trust. Up to $192,000
to Minnesota Land Trust is to establish a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17. A list of acquisitions must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (e) Sauk River Watershed Habitat Protection
and Restoration
new text end

new text begin $2,946,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire lands in fee and
permanent conservation easements and restore
and enhance wildlife habitat in the Sauk River
watershed as follows: $440,000 to Sauk River
Watershed District, $590,000 to Pheasants
Forever, and $1,916,000 to Minnesota Land
Trust. Up to $192,000 to Minnesota Land
Trust is to establish a monitoring and
enforcement fund as approved in the
accomplishment plan and subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 17. A
list of acquisitions must be provided as part
of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (f) Minnesota Trout Unlimited Coldwater Fish
Habitat Enhancement and Restoration - Phase
XI
new text end

new text begin $2,359,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Minnesota Trout Unlimited
to acquire permanent conservation stream
easements using the payment method
prescribed in Minnesota Statutes, section
84.0272, subdivision 2, and to restore and
enhance habitat for trout and other species in
and along coldwater rivers, lakes, and streams
in Minnesota. Up to $40,000 is to establish a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17. A list of proposed land
acquisitions and restorations and
enhancements must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (g) DNR Aquatic Habitat Restoration and
Enhancement - Phase II
new text end

new text begin $3,208,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to restore
and enhance aquatic habitat in degraded
streams and aquatic management areas and to
facilitate fish passage. A list of proposed land
restorations and enhancements must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (h) St. Louis River Restoration Initiative - Phase
VI
new text end

new text begin $3,777,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to restore
aquatic and riparian habitats in the St. Louis
River estuary. Of this appropriation, up to
$2,182,000 is for an agreement with
Minnesota Land Trust. A list of proposed
restorations must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (i) Knife River Habitat Rehabilitation - Phase
IV
new text end

new text begin $891,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources for an agreement with
Zeitgeist, in cooperation with the Lake
Superior Steelhead Association, to restore and
enhance trout habitat in the Knife River
watershed. A list of proposed enhancements
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (j) Shell Rock River Watershed Habitat
Restoration Program - Phase VIII
new text end

new text begin $2,046,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the Shell Rock River
Watershed District to acquire lands in fee and
to restore and enhance aquatic habitat in the
Shell Rock River watershed. A list of proposed
acquisitions, restorations, and enhancements
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (k) Pine River Fish Passage Project
new text end

new text begin $1,246,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the Crow Wing Soil and Water
Conservation District to restore and enhance
riverine habitat in the Pine River and provide
fish passage by removing dams and modifying
and installing structures.
new text end

new text begin (l) Sauk River Dam Fish Passage
new text end

new text begin $737,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources for an agreement with the
Stearns County Soil and Water Conservation
District to restore and enhance riverine habitat
in the Sauk River and provide fish passage by
removing the dam and modifying and
installing structures at the Melrose dam site.
new text end

new text begin (m) Restoring Norway Brook Connectivity to
the Pine River
new text end

new text begin $2,267,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the city of Pine River to
restore and enhance riverine habitat in the Pine
River and provide fish passage by removing
the dam and modifying and installing
structures at the Norway Lake dam site.
new text end

new text begin (n) Pig's Eye Lake Islands Habitat Restoration
and Enhancement
new text end

new text begin $4,337,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Ramsey County to restore and
enhance wildlife habitat in Pig's Eye Lake, to
include constructing islands.
new text end

new text begin (o) Restoring Upper Mississippi River at Lake
Pepin
new text end

new text begin $750,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources for an agreement with the
Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance to restore and
enhance wildlife habitat on public lands in
Lake Pepin and the adjacent floodplain. A list
of proposed restorations and enhancements
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (p) Conservation Partners Legacy Grant
Program: Statewide and Metro Habitat - Phase
XI
new text end

new text begin $10,760,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for a
program to provide competitive matching
grants of up to $400,000 to local, regional,
state, and national organizations for enhancing,
restoring, or protecting forests, wetlands,
prairies, or habitat for fish, game, or wildlife
in Minnesota. Of this amount, up to
$3,000,000 is for grants in the seven-county
metropolitan area and cities with a population
of 50,000 or greater. Grants must not be made
for activities required to fulfill the duties of
owners of lands subject to conservation
easements. Grants must not be made from the
appropriation in this paragraph for projects
that have a total project cost exceeding
$575,000. Of the total appropriation, $445,000
may be spent for personnel costs and other
direct and necessary administrative costs.
Grantees may acquire land or interests in land.
Easements must be permanent. Grants may
not be used to establish easement stewardship
accounts. Land acquired in fee must be open
to hunting and fishing during the open season
unless otherwise provided by law. The
program must require a match of at least ten
percent from nonstate sources for all grants.
The match may be cash or in-kind resources.
For grant applications of $25,000 or less, the
commissioner must provide a separate,
simplified application process. Subject to
Minnesota statutes, the commissioner of
natural resources must, when evaluating
projects of equal value, give priority to
organizations that have a history of receiving,
or a charter to receive, private contributions
for local conservation or habitat projects. If
acquiring land in fee or a conservation
easement, priority must be given to projects
associated with or within one mile of existing
wildlife management areas under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8;
scientific and natural areas under Minnesota
Statutes, sections 84.033 and 86A.05,
subdivision 5; or aquatic management areas
under Minnesota Statutes, sections 86A.05,
subdivision 14, and 97C.02. All restoration or
enhancement projects must be on land
permanently protected by a permanent
covenant ensuring perpetual maintenance and
protection of restored and enhanced habitat,
by a conservation easement or public
ownership or in public waters as defined in
Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.005,
subdivision 15. Priority must be given to
restoration and enhancement projects on public
lands. Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 13, applies to grants awarded
under this paragraph. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2023. No less than five
percent of the amount of each grant must be
held back from reimbursement until the grant
recipient has completed a grant
accomplishment report by the deadline and in
the form prescribed by and satisfactory to the
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council. The
commissioner must provide notice of the grant
program in the summary of game and fish law
prepared under Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.051, subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Administration
new text end

new text begin 920,000
new text end
new text begin 565,000
new text end
new text begin (a) Contract Management
new text end

new text begin $210,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources for contract management
duties assigned in this section. The
commissioner must provide an
accomplishment plan in the form specified by
the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
on expending this appropriation. The
accomplishment plan must include a copy of
the grant contract template and reimbursement
manual. No money may be expended before
the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
approves the accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (b) Legislative Coordinating Commission
new text end

new text begin $555,000 the first year and $560,000 the
second year are to the Legislative
Coordinating Commission for administrative
expenses of the Lessard-Sams Outdoor
Heritage Council and for compensating and
reimbursing expenses of council members.
This appropriation is available until June 30,
2021. Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.281,
applies to this appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (c) Technical Evaluation Panel
new text end

new text begin $150,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources for a technical evaluation
panel to conduct up to 25 restoration and
enhancement evaluations under Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 10.
new text end

new text begin (d) Legacy Website
new text end

new text begin $5,000 the first year and $5,000 the second
year are to the Legislative Coordinating
Commission for the website required in
Minnesota Statutes, section 3.303, subdivision
10.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Availability of Appropriation
new text end

new text begin Money appropriated in this section may not
be spent on activities unless they are directly
related to and necessary for a specific
appropriation and are specified in the
accomplishment plan approved by the
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council.
Money appropriated in this section must not
be spent on indirect costs or other institutional
overhead charges that are not directly related
to and necessary for a specific appropriation.
Unless otherwise provided, the amounts in
this section are available until June 30, 2022.
For acquisition of real property, the amounts
in this section are available until June 30,
2023, if a binding agreement with a landowner
or purchase agreement is entered into by June
30, 2022, and closed no later than June 30,
2023. Funds for restoration or enhancement
are available until June 30, 2024, or five years
after acquisition, whichever is later, in order
to complete initial restoration or enhancement
work. If a project receives at least 15 percent
of its funding from federal funds, the time of
the appropriation may be extended to equal
the availability of federal funding to a
maximum of six years if that federal funding
was confirmed and included in the original
draft accomplishment plan. Funds appropriated
for fee title acquisition of land may be used
to restore, enhance, and provide for public use
of the land acquired with the appropriation.
Public-use facilities must have a minimal
impact on habitat in acquired lands.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Payment Conditions and Capital
Equipment Expenditures
new text end

new text begin All agreements referred to in this section must
be administered on a reimbursement basis
unless otherwise provided in this section.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.41, expenditures directly related to each
appropriation's purpose made on or after July
1, 2019, or the date of accomplishment plan
approval, whichever is later, are eligible for
reimbursement unless otherwise provided in
this section. For the purposes of administering
appropriations and legislatively authorized
agreements paid out of the outdoor heritage
fund, an expense must be considered
reimbursable by the administering agency
when the recipient presents the agency with
an invoice, or a binding agreement with the
landowner, and the recipient attests that the
goods have been received or the landowner
agreement is binding. Periodic reimbursement
must be made upon receiving documentation
that the items articulated in the
accomplishment plan approved by the
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council have
been achieved, including partial achievements
as evidenced by progress reports approved by
the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council.
Reasonable amounts may be advanced to
projects to accommodate cash flow needs,
support future management of acquired lands,
or match a federal share. The advances must
be approved as part of the accomplishment
plan. Capital equipment expenditures for
specific items over $10,000 must be itemized
in and approved as part of the accomplishment
plan.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Mapping
new text end

new text begin Each direct recipient of money appropriated
in this section, as well as each recipient of a
grant awarded according to this section, must
provide geographic information to the
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council for
mapping of any lands acquired in fee with
funds appropriated in this section and open to
public taking of fish and game. The
commissioner of natural resources must
include the lands acquired in fee with money
appropriated in this section on maps showing
public recreational opportunities. Maps must
include information on and acknowledgment
of the outdoor heritage fund, including a
notation of any restrictions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Carryforwards
new text end

new text begin (a) The availability of the appropriation in
Laws 2014, chapter 256, article 1, section 2,
subdivision 5, paragraph (k), Evaluate
Effectiveness of Aquatic Invasive Species
Prevention Strategies, is extended to June 30,
2020.
new text end

new text begin (b) The availability of the appropriation in
Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 2,
article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, paragraph
(f), Minnesota Buffers for Wildlife and Water
- Phase V, is extended to June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin (c) The availability of the appropriation in
Laws 2016, chapter 172, article 1, section 2,
subdivision 2, paragraph (g), Reinvest in
Minnesota (RIM) Buffers for Wildlife and
Water - Phase VI, is extended to June 30,
2025.
new text end

new text begin (d) This subdivision is effective the day
following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 2, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, as
amended by Laws 2016, chapter 172, article 1, section 5, and Laws 2017, chapter 91, article
1, section 7, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Prairies

40,948,000
-0-
(a) DNR Wildlife Management Area and
Scientific and Natural Area Acquisition - Phase
VII

$4,570,000 in the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to acquire
land in fee for wildlife management purposes
under Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 8
, and to acquire land in fee for
scientific and natural area purposes under
Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 5
. Subject to evaluation criteria
in Minnesota Rules, part 6136.0900, priority
must be given to acquisition of lands that are
eligible for the native prairie bank under
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, or lands
adjacent to protected native prairie. A list of
proposed land and permanent conservation
easement acquisitions must be provided as
part of the required accomplishment plan.

(b) Accelerating Wildlife Management Area
Acquisition - Phase VII

$7,452,000 in the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Pheasants Forever to acquire
land in fee for wildlife management area
purposes under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 8. Subject to evaluation
criteria in Minnesota Rules, part 6136.0900,
priority must be given to acquisition of lands
that are eligible for the native prairie bank
under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, or
lands adjacent to protected native prairie. A
list of proposed land acquisitions must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(c) Minnesota Prairie Recovery Project - Phase
VI

$4,032,000 in the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with The Nature Conservancy to
acquire native prairie, wetlands, and savanna
and restore and enhance grasslands, wetlands,
and savanna. Subject to evaluation criteria in
Minnesota Rules, part 6136.0900, priority
must be given to acquisition of lands that are
eligible for the native prairie bank under
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, or lands
adjacent to protected native prairie. Annual
income statements and balance sheets for
income and expenses from land acquired with
this appropriation must be submitted to the
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council no
later than 180 days following the close of The
Nature Conservancy's fiscal year. A list of
proposed land acquisitions must be provided
as part of the required accomplishment plan
and must be consistent with the priorities
identified in the Minnesota Prairie
Conservation Plan.

(d) Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife
Refuge Land Acquisition - Phase VI

$3,430,000 in the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with The Nature Conservancy in
cooperation with the United States Fish and
Wildlife Service to acquire land in fee or
permanent conservation easements within the
Northern Tallgrass Prairie Habitat Preservation
Area in western Minnesota for addition to the
Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife
Refuge. Subject to evaluation criteria in
Minnesota Rules, part 6136.0900, priority
must be given to acquisition of lands that are
eligible for the native prairie bank under
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, or lands
adjacent to protected native prairie. A list of
proposed land acquisitions must be provided
as part of the required accomplishment plan
and must be consistent with the priorities in
the Minnesota Prairie Conservation Plan.

(e) Accelerated Native Prairie Bank Protection
- Phase IV

$3,740,000 in the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to
implement the Minnesota Prairie Conservation
Plan through the acquisition of permanent
conservation easements to protect native
prairie and grasslands. Up to $165,000 is for
establishing monitoring and enforcement funds
as approved in the accomplishment plan and
subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. Subject to evaluation
criteria in Minnesota Rules, part 6136.0900,
priority must be given to acquisition of lands
that are eligible for the native prairie bank
under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, or
lands adjacent to protected native prairie. A
list of permanent conservation easements must
be provided as part of the final report.

(f) Minnesota Buffers for Wildlife and Water -
Phase V

$4,544,000 in the first year is to the Board of
Water and Soil Resources to acquire
permanent conservation easements to protect
and enhance habitat by expanding the clean
water fund riparian buffer program for at least
equal wildlife benefits from buffers on private
land. Up to $728,000 is for establishing a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17
. A list of permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the final report.

(g) Cannon River Headwaters Habitat Complex
- Phase V

$1,380,000 in the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with The Trust for Public Land to
acquire and restore lands in the Cannon River
watershed for wildlife management purposes
under Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 8
. Subject to evaluation criteria
in Minnesota Rules, part 6136.0900, priority
must be given to acquisition of lands that are
eligible for the native prairie bank under
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, or lands
adjacent to protected native prairie. A list of
proposed land acquisitions must be provided
as part of the required accomplishment plan.

(h) Prairie Chicken Habitat Partnership of the
Southern Red River Valley

$1,800,000 in the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Pheasants Forever in
cooperation with the Minnesota Prairie
Chicken Society to acquire and restore lands
in the southern Red River Valley for wildlife
management purposes under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8, or for
designation and management as waterfowl
production areas in Minnesota, in cooperation
with the United States Fish and Wildlife
Service. A list of proposed land acquisitions
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(i) Protecting and Restoring Minnesota's
Important Bird Areas

$1,730,000 in the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire conservation easements
within new text beginand restore and enhance new text endimportant bird
areas identified in the Minnesota Prairie
Conservation Plan, to be used as follows:
$408,000 is to Audubon Minnesota and
$1,322,000 is to Minnesota Land Trust, of
which up to $100,000 is for establishing
monitoring and enforcement funds as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17
. A list of permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the final report.new text begin This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2021.
new text end

(j) Wild Rice River Corridor Habitat
Restoration

$2,270,000 in the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the Wild Rice Watershed
District to acquire land in fee and permanent
conservation easement and to restore river and
related habitat in the Wild Rice River corridor.
A list of proposed acquisitions and restorations
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(k) Accelerated Prairie Restoration and
Enhancement on DNR Lands - Phase VII

$4,880,000 in the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to
accelerate the restoration and enhancement of
prairie communities on wildlife management
areas, scientific and natural areas, state forest
land, and land under native prairie bank
easements. A list of proposed land restorations
and enhancements must be provided as part
of the required accomplishment plan.

(l) Enhanced Public Land Grasslands - Phase
II

$1,120,000 in the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Pheasants Forever to enhance
and restore habitat on public lands. A list of
proposed land restorations and enhancements
must be provided as part of the final report.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 4.

Laws 2017, chapter 91, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Prairies

29,489,000
1,373,000
(a) DNR Wildlife Management Area and
Scientific and Natural Area Acquisition - Phase
IX

$3,064,000 the first year and $1,373,000 the
second year are to the commissioner of natural
resources to acquire in fee and restore lands
for wildlife management purposes under
Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 8
, and to acquire land in fee for
scientific and natural area purposes under
Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 5
. Subject to evaluation criteria
in Minnesota Rules, part 6136.0900, priority
must be given to acquiring lands that are
eligible for the native prairie bank under
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, or lands
adjacent to protected native prairie. A list of
proposed land acquisitions must be provided
as part of the required accomplishment plan.

(b) Accelerating the Wildlife Management Area
Acquisition - Phase IX

$5,603,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Pheasants Forever to acquire
in fee and restore lands for wildlife
management area purposes under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8.
Subject to evaluation criteria in Minnesota
Rules, part 6136.0900, priority must be given
to acquiring lands that are eligible for the
native prairie bank under Minnesota Statutes,
section 84.96, or lands adjacent to protected
native prairie. A list of proposed land
acquisitions must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.

(c) Minnesota Prairie Recovery Project - Phase
VII

$1,901,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with The Nature Conservancy to
acquire land in fee for native prairie, wetland,
and savanna and to restore and enhance
grasslands, wetlands, and savanna. Subject to
evaluation criteria in Minnesota Rules, part
6136.0900, priority must be given to acquiring
lands that are eligible for the native prairie
bank under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96,
or lands adjacent to protected native prairie.
No later than 180 days after The Nature
Conservancy's fiscal year ends, The Nature
Conservancy must submit to the Lessard-Sams
Outdoor Heritage Council annual income
statements and balance sheets for income and
expenses from land acquired with this
appropriation. A list of proposed land
acquisitions must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan and must be
consistent with the priorities identified in
Minnesota Prairie Conservation Plan.

(d) Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife
Refuge Land Acquisition - Phase VIII

$2,683,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with The Nature Conservancy in
cooperation with the United States Fish and
Wildlife Service to acquire land in fee or
permanent conservation easements and restore
lands in the Northern Tallgrass Prairie Habitat
Preservation Area in western Minnesota for
addition to the Northern Tallgrass Prairie
National Wildlife Refuge. Subject to
evaluation criteria in Minnesota Rules, part
6136.0900, priority must be given to acquiring
lands that are eligible for the native prairie
bank under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96,
or lands adjacent to protected native prairie.
A list of proposed land acquisitions must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan, and the acquisitions
must be consistent with the priorities in
Minnesota Prairie Conservation Plan.

(e) Cannon River Headwaters Habitat Complex
- Phase VII

$1,436,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with The Trust for Public Land to
acquire in fee and restore lands in the Cannon
River watershed for wildlife management
purposes under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 8. Subject to evaluation
criteria in Minnesota Rules, part 6136.0900,
priority must be given to acquiring lands that
are eligible for the native prairie bank under
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, or lands
adjacent to protected native prairie. A list of
proposed land acquisitions must be provided
as part of the required accomplishment plan.

(f) Accelerated Native Prairie Bank Protection
- Phase VI

$2,481,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to acquire
permanent conservation easements to
implement the strategies in Minnesota Prairie
Conservation Plan to protect and restore native
prairie. Of this amount, up to $140,000 is for
establishing monitoring and enforcement funds
as approved in the accomplishment plan and
subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. Subject to evaluation
criteria in Minnesota Rules, part 6136.0900,
priority must be given to acquiring lands that
are eligible for the native prairie bank under
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, or lands
adjacent to protected native prairie. A list of
permanent conservation easements must be
provided as part of the final report.

(g) Reinvest In Minnesota (RIM) Buffers for
Wildlife and Water - Phase VII

$5,333,000 the first year is to the Board of
Water and Soil Resources to restore habitat
and acquire permanent conservation easements
under Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.515,
to protect, restore, and enhance habitat by
expanding the riparian-buffer program of the
clean water fund for at least equal wildlife
benefits from buffers on private land. Of this
amount, up to $858,000 is for establishing a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17
. A list of permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the final report.

(h) Prairie Chicken Habitat Partnership of the
Southern Red River Valley - Phase III

$1,908,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Pheasants Forever in
cooperation with the Minnesota Prairie
Chicken Society to acquire land in fee and
restore and enhance lands in the southern Red
River valley for wildlife management purposes
under Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 8
, or to be designated and
managed as waterfowl-production areas in
Minnesota in cooperation with the United
States Fish and Wildlife Service. Subject to
evaluation criteria in Minnesota Rules, part
6136.0900, priority must be given to acquiring
lands that are eligible for the native prairie
bank under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96,
or lands adjacent to protected native prairie.
A list of proposed land acquisitions must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(i) Accelerated Prairie Restoration and
Enhancement on DNR Lands - Phase IX

$3,950,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to
accelerate restoration and enhancement of
prairies, grasslands, and savannas on wildlife
management areas, scientific and natural areas,
native prairie bank land, bluff prairies on state
forest land in southeastern Minnesota, and
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
waterfowl-production area and refuge lands.
A list of proposed land restorations and
enhancements must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.

(j) Anoka deleted text beginSandplaindeleted text endnew text begin Sand Plainnew text end Habitat
Restoration and Enhancement - Phase V

$1,130,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire permanent conservation
easements and to restore and enhance wildlife
habitat on public lands in deleted text beginAnoka, Benton,
Isanti, Morrison, and Stearns Counties
deleted text end new text beginthe
Anoka Sand Plain ecoregion and intersecting
minor watersheds
new text endas follows: $41,000 is to the
Anoka Conservation District, $231,000 is to
the Isanti County Soil and Water Conservation
District, $345,000 is to Great River Greening,
$163,000 is to the Stearns County Soil and
Water Conservation District, and $350,000 is
to Minnesota Land Trust. Up to $40,000 to
Minnesota Land Trust is for establishing
monitoring and enforcement funds as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17
. A list of proposed permanent
conservation easements, restorations, and
enhancements must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from July 1, 2017.
new text end

ARTICLE 2

CLEAN WATER FUND

Section 1. new text beginCLEAN WATER FUND APPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the columns marked "Appropriations" are appropriated to the agencies
and for the purposes specified in this article. The appropriations are from the clean water
fund and are available for the fiscal years indicated for allowable activities under the
Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 15. The figures "2020" and "2021" used in this
article mean that the appropriations listed under them are available for the fiscal year ending
June 30, 2020, or June 30, 2021, respectively. "The first year" is fiscal year 2020. "The
second year" is fiscal year 2021. "The biennium" is fiscal years 2020 and 2021. The
appropriations in this article are onetime.
new text end

new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end
new text begin Available for the Year
new text end
new text begin Ending June 30
new text end
new text begin 2020
new text end
new text begin 2021
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginCLEAN WATER
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 135,776,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 125,485,000
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following sections.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Availability of Appropriation
new text end

new text begin Money appropriated in this act may not be
spent on activities unless they are directly
related to and necessary for a specific
appropriation. Money appropriated in this act
must be spent in accordance with Minnesota
Management and Budget's Guidance to
Agencies on Legacy Fund Expenditure.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.28, and unless otherwise specified in this
act, fiscal year 2020 appropriations are
available until June 30, 2021, and fiscal year
2021 appropriations are available until June
30, 2022. If a project receives federal funds,
the period of the appropriation is extended to
equal the availability of federal funding.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Disability Access
new text end

new text begin Where appropriate, grant recipients of clean
water funds, in consultation with the Council
on Disability and other appropriate
governor-appointed disability councils, boards,
committees, and commissions, should make
progress toward providing people with
disabilities greater access to programs, print
publications, and digital media related to the
programs the recipient funds using
appropriations made in this act.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 10,163,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 9,662,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $350,000 the first year and $350,000 the
second year are to increase monitoring for
pesticides and pesticide degradates in surface
water and groundwater and to use data
collected to assess pesticide use practices.
new text end

new text begin (b) $2,175,000 the first year and $2,175,000
the second year are for monitoring and
evaluating trends in the concentration of
nitrate in groundwater in areas vulnerable to
groundwater degradation; promoting,
developing, and evaluating regional and
crop-specific nutrient best management
practices; assessing best management practice
adoption; education and technical support from
University of Minnesota Extension; grants to
support agricultural demonstration and
implementation activities, including research
activities at the Rosholt Research Farm; and
other actions to protect groundwater from
degradation from nitrate. This appropriation
is available until June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin (c) $75,000 the first year and $75,000 the
second year are for administering clean water
funds managed through the agriculture best
management practices loan program. Any
unencumbered balance at the end of the second
year must be added to the corpus of the loan
fund.
new text end

new text begin (d) $1,200,000 the first year and $1,200,000
the second year are for technical assistance,
research, and demonstration projects on proper
implementation of best management practices
and more-precise information on nonpoint
contributions to impaired waters and for grants
to support on-farm demonstration of
agricultural practices. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin (e) $663,000 the first year and $662,000 the
second year are for research to quantify and
reduce agricultural contributions to impaired
waters and for developing and evaluating best
management practices to protect and restore
water resources. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin (f) $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the
second year are for a research inventory
database containing water-related research
activities. Costs for information technology
development or support for this research
inventory database may be paid to the Office
of MN.IT Services. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin (g) $3,000,000 the first year and $3,000,000
the second year are to implement the
Minnesota agricultural water quality
certification program statewide. Funds
appropriated in this paragraph are available
until June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin (h) $150,000 the first year and $150,000 the
second year are to provide funding for a
regional irrigation water quality specialist
through University of Minnesota Extension,
development and statewide expansion of the
Irrigation Management Assistant tool,
irrigation education and outreach, and the
Agricultural Weather Station Network.
new text end

new text begin (i) $1,500,000 the first year and $1,000,000
the second year are for grants to fund the
Forever Green Agriculture Initiative and to
protect the state's natural resources while
increasing the efficiency, profitability, and
productivity of Minnesota farmers by
incorporating perennial and winter-annual
crops into existing agricultural practices. Of
this amount, $1,300,000 the first year and
$900,000 the second year are for grants to the
Board of Regents of the University of
Minnesota for research and establishing an
Agricultural Diversification Steering Council
and Network and $200,000 the first year and
$100,000 the second year are for grants to
implement Forever Green crops or cropping
systems. This appropriation is available until
June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin (j) $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000
the second year are for testing private wells
for pesticides where nitrate is detected as part
of the township testing program. This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin (k) A portion of the money in this section may
be used for programs to train state and local
outreach staff in the intersection between
agricultural economics and agricultural
conservation.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginPUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 12,125,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 8,125,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $12,000,000 the first year and $8,000,000
the second year are for the point source
implementation grants program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.073. This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin (b) $125,000 the first year and $125,000 the
second year are for small community
wastewater treatment grants and loans under
Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.075. This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin (c) If there is any uncommitted money at the
end of each fiscal year under paragraph (a) or
(b), the Public Facilities Authority may
transfer the remaining funds to eligible
projects under any of the programs listed in
this section according to a project's priority
rank on the Pollution Control Agency's project
priority list.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text beginPOLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 23,782,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 23,782,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $8,150,000 the first year and $8,150,000
the second year are for completing needed
statewide assessments of surface water quality
and trends according to Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 114D. Of this amount, $150,000 the
first year and $150,000 the second year are
for grants to the Red River Watershed
Management Board to enhance and expand
the existing water quality and watershed
monitoring river watch activities in the schools
in the Red River of the North. The Red River
Watershed Management board shall provide
a report to the commissioner of the Pollution
Control Agency and the legislative committees
and divisions with jurisdiction over
environment and natural resources finance and
policy and the clean water fund by February
15, 2021, on the expenditure of this
appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (b) $8,050,000 the first year and $8,050,000
the second year are to develop watershed
restoration and protection strategies (WRAPS),
which include total maximum daily load
(TMDL) studies and TMDL implementation
plans according to Minnesota Statutes, chapter
114D, for waters on the impaired waters list
approved by the United States Environmental
Protection Agency. The agency must complete
an average of ten percent of the TMDLs each
year over the biennium.
new text end

new text begin (c) $1,182,000 the first year and $1,182,000
the second year are for groundwater
assessment, including enhancing the ambient
monitoring network, modeling, evaluating
trends, and reassessing groundwater that was
assessed ten to 15 years ago and found to be
contaminated.
new text end

new text begin (d) $750,000 the first year and $750,000 the
second year are for implementing the St. Louis
River System Area of Concern Remedial
Action Plan.
new text end

new text begin (e) $900,000 the first year and $900,000 the
second year are for national pollutant
discharge elimination system wastewater and
storm water TMDL implementation efforts.
new text end

new text begin (f) $3,450,000 the first year and $3,450,000
the second year are for enhancing the
county-level delivery systems for subsurface
sewage treatment system (SSTS) activities
necessary to implement Minnesota Statutes,
sections 115.55 and 115.56, for protecting
groundwater, including base grants for all
counties with SSTS programs and competitive
grants to counties with specific plans to
significantly reduce water pollution by
reducing the number of systems that are an
imminent threat to public health or safety or
are otherwise failing. Counties that receive
base grants must report the number of sewage
noncompliant properties upgraded through
SSTS replacement, connection to a centralized
sewer system, or other means, including
property abandonment or buy-out. Counties
also must report the number of existing SSTS
compliance inspections conducted in areas
under county jurisdiction. These required
reports are to be part of established annual
reporting for SSTS programs. Counties that
conduct SSTS inventories or those with an
ordinance in place that requires an SSTS to
be inspected as a condition of transferring
property or as a condition of obtaining a local
permit must be given priority for competitive
grants under this paragraph. Of this amount,
$1,500,000 each year is available to counties
for grants to low-income landowners to
address systems that pose an imminent threat
to public health or safety or fail to protect
groundwater. A grant awarded under this
paragraph may not exceed $40,000 for the
biennium. A county receiving a grant under
this paragraph must submit a report to the
agency listing the projects funded, including
an account of the expenditures.
new text end

new text begin (g) $225,000 the first year and $225,000 the
second year are for accelerated implementation
of MS4 permit requirements, including
additional technical assistance to
municipalities experiencing difficulties
understanding and implementing the basic
requirements of the municipal storm water
program.
new text end

new text begin (h) $775,000 the first year and $775,000 the
second year are for a grant program for
sanitary sewer projects that are included in the
draft or any updated Voyageurs National Park
Clean Water Project Comprehensive Plan to
restore the water quality of waters in
Voyageurs National Park. Grants must be
awarded to local government units for projects
approved by the Voyageurs National Park
Clean Water Joint Powers Board and must be
matched by at least 25 percent from sources
other than the clean water fund.
new text end

new text begin (i) $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the
second year are for activities, training, and
grants that reduce chloride pollution. Of this
amount, $100,000 each year is for grants for
upgrading, optimizing, or replacing
water-softener units. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2023. Any
unencumbered grant balances in the first year
do not cancel but are available for grants in
the second year.
new text end

new text begin (j) $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the
second year are to support activities of the
Clean Water Council according to Minnesota
Statutes, section 114D.30, subdivision 1.
new text end

new text begin (k) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.28, the appropriations in this
section are available until June 30, 2024.
new text end

Sec. 6. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF NATURAL
RESOURCES
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 9,260,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 9,260,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $2,000,000 the first year and $2,000,000
the second year are for stream flow
monitoring.
new text end

new text begin (b) $1,250,000 the first year and $1,250,000
the second year are for lake Index of
Biological Integrity (IBI) assessments.
new text end

new text begin (c) $135,000 the first year and $135,000 the
second year are for assessing mercury and
other fish contaminants, including monitoring
to track the status of impaired waters over
time.
new text end

new text begin (d) $1,900,000 the first year and $1,900,000
the second year are for developing targeted,
science-based watershed restoration and
protection strategies.
new text end

new text begin (e) $1,875,000 the first year and $1,875,000
the second year are for water-supply planning,
aquifer protection, and monitoring activities.
new text end

new text begin (f) $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000
the second year are for technical assistance to
support local implementation of nonpoint
source restoration and protection activities.
new text end

new text begin (g) $700,000 the first year and $700,000 the
second year are for applied research and tools,
including watershed hydrologic modeling;
maintaining and updating spatial data for
watershed boundaries, streams, and water
bodies and integrating high-resolution digital
elevation data; and assessing effectiveness of
forestry best management practices for water
quality.
new text end

new text begin (h) $150,000 the first year and $150,000 the
second year are for developing county
geologic atlases.
new text end

new text begin (i) $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the
second year are for maintenance and updates
to buffer maps and for technical guidance on
interpreting buffer maps for local units of
government implementing buffer
requirements. Maps must be provided to local
units of government and made available to
landowners on the Department of Natural
Resources' website.
new text end

new text begin (j) $150,000 the first year and $150,000 the
second year are for collection and analysis
using color infrared imagery.
new text end

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

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 72,659,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 67,109,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $13,375,000 the first year and $13,375,000
the second year are for performance-based
grants with multiyear implementation plans
to local government units. The grants may be
used to implement projects that protect,
enhance, and restore surface water quality in
lakes, rivers, and streams; protect groundwater
from degradation; and protect drinking water
sources. Projects must be identified in a
comprehensive watershed plan developed
under the One Watershed, One Plan or
metropolitan surface water management
frameworks or groundwater plans. Grant
recipients must identify a nonstate match and
may use other legacy funds to supplement
projects funded under this paragraph.
new text end

new text begin (b) $16,000,000 the first year and $16,000,000
the second year are for grants to local
government units to protect and restore surface
water and drinking water; to keep water on
the land; to protect, enhance, and restore water
quality in lakes, rivers, and streams; and to
protect groundwater and drinking water,
including feedlot water quality and subsurface
sewage treatment system projects and stream
bank, stream channel, shoreline restoration,
and ravine stabilization projects. The projects
must use practices demonstrated to be
effective, be of long-lasting public benefit,
include a match, and be consistent with total
maximum daily load (TMDL) implementation
plans, watershed restoration and protection
strategies (WRAPS), or local water
management plans or their equivalents. A
portion of this money may be used to seek
administrative efficiencies through shared
resources by multiple local governmental
units. Up to 20 percent of this appropriation
is available for land-treatment projects and
practices that benefit drinking water.
new text end

new text begin (c) $4,000,000 the first year and $4,000,000
the second year are for accelerated
implementation, local resource protection,
enhancement grants, statewide analytical
targeting tools that fill an identified gap,
program enhancements for technical
assistance, citizen and community outreach,
compliance, and training and certification.
new text end

new text begin (d) $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000
the second year are to provide state oversight
and accountability, evaluate and communicate
results, provide implementation tools, and
measure the value of conservation program
implementation by local governments,
including submitting to the legislature by
March 1 each even-numbered year a biennial
report prepared by the board, in consultation
with the commissioners of natural resources,
health, agriculture, and the Pollution Control
Agency, detailing the recipients, the projects
funded under this section, and the amount of
pollution reduced.
new text end

new text begin (e) $2,500,000 the first year and $2,500,000
the second year are to provide assistance,
oversight, and grants for supporting local
governments in implementing and complying
with riparian protection and excessive soil loss
requirements.
new text end

new text begin (f) $4,875,000 the first year and $4,875,000
the second year are to purchase, restore, or
preserve riparian land adjacent to lakes, rivers,
streams, and tributaries, by easements or
contracts, to keep water on the land to decrease
sediment, pollutant, and nutrient transport;
reduce hydrologic impacts to surface waters;
and increase infiltration for groundwater
recharge. Up to $507,000 is for deposit in a
monitoring and enforcement account.
new text end

new text begin (g) $2,000,000 the first year and $2,000,000
the second year are for permanent
conservation easements on wellhead protection
areas under Minnesota Statutes, section
103F.515, subdivision 2, paragraph (d), or for
grants to local units of government for fee title
acquisition to permanently protect
groundwater supply sources on wellhead
protection areas or for otherwise ensuring
long-term protection of groundwater supply
sources as described under alternative
management tools in the Department of
Agriculture's Nitrogen Fertilizer Management
Plan, including low-nitrogen cropping systems
or implementing nitrogen fertilizer best
management practices. Priority must be placed
on land that is located where the vulnerability
of the drinking water supply is designated as
high or very high by the commissioner of
health, where drinking water protection plans
have identified specific activities that will
achieve long-term protection, and on lands
with expiring Conservation Reserve Program
contracts. Up to $182,000 is for deposit in a
monitoring and enforcement account.
new text end

new text begin (h) $84,000 the first year and $84,000 the
second year are for a technical evaluation
panel to conduct ten restoration evaluations
under Minnesota Statutes, section 114D.50,
subdivision 6.
new text end

new text begin (i) $2,000,000 the first year and $2,000,000
the second year are for assistance, oversight,
and grants to local governments to transition
local water management plans to a watershed
approach as provided for in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 103B, 103C, 103D, and
114D.
new text end

new text begin (j) $850,000 the first year and $850,000 the
second year are for technical assistance and
grants for the conservation drainage program
in consultation with the Drainage Work Group,
coordinated under Minnesota Statutes, section
103B.101, subdivision 13, that includes
projects to improve multipurpose water
management under Minnesota Statutes, section
103E.015.
new text end

new text begin (k) $11,500,000 the first year and $6,500,000
the second year are to purchase and restore
permanent conservation sites via easements
or contracts to treat and store water on the land
for water quality improvement purposes and
related technical assistance. This work may
be done in cooperation with the United States
Department of Agriculture with a first-priority
use to accomplish a conservation reserve
enhancement program, or equivalent, in the
state. Up to $397,000 is for deposit in a
monitoring and enforcement account.
new text end

new text begin (l) $1,500,000 the first year and $1,500,000
the second year are to purchase permanent
conservation easements to protect lands
adjacent to public waters with good water
quality but threatened with degradation. Up
to $338,000 is for deposit in a monitoring and
enforcement account.
new text end

new text begin (m) $425,000 the first year and $425,000 the
second year are for grants or contracts for a
program to systematically collect data and
produce county, watershed, and statewide
estimates of soil erosion caused by water and
wind along with tracking adoption of
conservation measures, including cover crops,
to address erosion. Up to $700,000 is available
for grants to or contracts with the University
of Minnesota to complete this work.
new text end

new text begin (n) $500,000 the first year is for grants to
enhance landowner adoption of cover crops
in areas with direct benefits to public water
supplies.
new text end

new text begin (o) $12,000,000 the first year and $12,000,000
the second year are for payments to soil and
water conservation districts for the purposes
of Minnesota Statutes, sections 103C.321 and
103C.331. From this appropriation, each soil
and water conservation district shall receive
an increase in its base funding of $115,000
per year. Money remaining after the base
increase is available for matching grants to
soil and water conservation districts based on
county allocations to soil and water
conservation districts. The board and other
agencies may reduce the amount of grants to
a county by an amount equal to any reduction
in the county's allocation to a soil and water
conservation district from the county's
previous year allocation when the board
determines that the reduction was
disproportionate. The board may use up to one
percent for the administration of payments.
new text end

new text begin (p) $50,000 the first year is to conduct, in
consultation with the Pollution Control
Agency and other interested parties, a
feasibility study on the creation of a statewide
program to provide competitive grants to
watershed districts to conduct, enhance, and
expand water quality and watershed
monitoring activities in schools within the
watershed. The feasibility study shall include
a description of the activities allowed to be
conducted with grant money and criteria for
ranking grant applications. By February 15,
2020, the board must provide a report of the
results of the feasibility study to the chairs and
ranking minority members of the legislative
committees with jurisdiction over environment
and natural resources finance and policy and
the clean water fund.
new text end

new text begin (q) The board must contract for delivery of
services with Conservation Corps Minnesota
for restoration, maintenance, and other
activities under this section for up to $500,000
the first year and up to $500,000 the second
year.
new text end

new text begin (r) The board may shift grant, cost-share, or
easement funds in this section and may adjust
the technical and administrative assistance
portion of the funds to leverage federal or
other nonstate funds or to address oversight
responsibilities or high-priority needs
identified in local water management plans.
new text end

new text begin (s) The board must require grantees to specify
the outcomes that will be achieved by the
grants before any grant awards.
new text end

new text begin (t) The appropriations in this section are
available until June 30, 2024, except grant
funds are available for five years after the date
a grant is executed, unless the commissioner
of administration determines that a longer
duration is in the best interest of the state
according to Minnesota Statutes, section
16B.98. Returned grant funds must be
regranted consistent with the purposes of this
section.
new text end

Sec. 8. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 5,528,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 5,297,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $1,200,000 the first year and $1,200,000
the second year are for addressing public
health concerns related to contaminants found
in Minnesota drinking water for which no
health-based drinking water standards exist,
for improving the department's capacity to
monitor the water quality of drinking water
sources and to develop interventions to
improve water quality, and for the
department's laboratory to analyze unregulated
contaminants.
new text end

new text begin (b) $2,747,000 the first year and $2,747,000
the second year are for protecting drinking
water sources.
new text end

new text begin (c) $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the
second year are for cost-share assistance to
public and private well owners for up to 50
percent of the cost of sealing unused wells.
new text end

new text begin (d) $300,000 the first year and $300,000 the
second year are to develop and deliver
groundwater restoration and protection
strategies on a watershed scale for use in local
comprehensive water planning efforts, to
provide resources to local governments for
activities that protect sources of drinking
water, and to enhance approaches that improve
the capacity of local governmental units to
protect and restore groundwater resources.
new text end

new text begin (e) $500,000 the first year and $500,000 the
second year are for studying the occurrence
and magnitude of contaminants in private
wells and developing guidance, outreach, and
interventions to reduce risks to private-well
owners.
new text end

new text begin (f) $125,000 the first year and $125,000 the
second year are for evaluating and addressing
the risks from viruses, bacteria, and protozoa
in groundwater supplies and for evaluating
land uses that may contribute to contamination
of public water systems with these pathogens.
new text end

new text begin (g) $175,000 the first year and $175,000 the
second year are to develop public health
policies and an action plan to address threats
to safe drinking water, including development
of a statewide plan for protecting drinking
water.
new text end

new text begin (h) $231,000 the first year is to create a road
map for water reuse implementation in
Minnesota and to address research gaps by
studying Minnesota water reuse systems.
new text end

new text begin (i) Unless otherwise specified, the
appropriations in this section are available
until June 30, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 9. new text beginMETROPOLITAN COUNCIL
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 1,250,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 1,250,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000
the second year are to implement projects that
address emerging threats to the drinking water
supply, provide cost-effective regional
solutions, leverage interjurisdictional
coordination, support local implementation of
water supply reliability projects, and prevent
degradation of groundwater resources in the
metropolitan area. These projects will provide
communities with:
new text end

new text begin (1) potential solutions to leverage regional
water use by using surface water, storm water,
wastewater, and groundwater;
new text end

new text begin (2) an analysis of infrastructure requirements
for different alternatives;
new text end

new text begin (3) development of planning-level cost
estimates, including capital costs and operating
costs;
new text end

new text begin (4) identification of funding mechanisms and
an equitable cost-sharing structure for
regionally beneficial water supply
development projects; and
new text end

new text begin (5) development of subregional groundwater
models.
new text end

new text begin (b) $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the
second year are for the water demand
reduction grant program to encourage
municipalities in the metropolitan area to
implement measures to reduce water demand
to ensure the reliability and protection of
drinking water supplies.
new text end

Sec. 10. new text beginUNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 1,000,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 1,000,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the
second year are for developing county
geologic atlases. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2026.
new text end

new text begin (b) $750,000 the first year and $750,000 the
second year are for a program to evaluate
performance and technology transfer for storm
water best management practices, to evaluate
best management performance and
effectiveness to support meeting total
maximum daily loads, to develop standards
and incorporate state-of-the-art guidance using
minimal impact design standards as the model,
and to implement a system to transfer
knowledge and technology across local
government, industry, and regulatory sectors.
This appropriation is available until June 30,
2026.
new text end

Sec. 11. new text beginLEGISLATURE
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 9,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end

new text begin $9,000 the first year is for the Legislative
Coordinating Commission for the website
required under Minnesota Statutes, section
3.303, subdivision 10.
new text end

ARTICLE 3

PARKS AND TRAILS FUND

Section 1. new text beginPARKS AND TRAILS FUND APPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the columns marked "Appropriations" are appropriated to the agencies
and for the purposes specified in this article. The appropriations are from the parks and
trails fund and are available for the fiscal years indicated for each purpose. The figures
"2020" and "2021" used in this article mean that the appropriations listed under them are
available for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2020, or June 30, 2021, respectively. "The first
year" is fiscal year 2020. "The second year" is fiscal year 2021. "The biennium" is fiscal
years 2020 and 2021. All appropriations in this article are onetime.
new text end

new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end
new text begin Available for the Year
new text end
new text begin Ending June 30
new text end
new text begin 2020
new text end
new text begin 2021
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginPARKS AND TRAILS
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 50,055,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 51,202,000
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following sections.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Availability of Appropriation
new text end

new text begin Money appropriated in this article may not be
spent on activities unless they are directly
related to and necessary for a specific
appropriation. Money appropriated in this
article must be spent in accordance with
Minnesota Management and Budget's
Guidance to Agencies on Legacy Fund
Expenditure. Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.28, and unless otherwise
specified in this article, fiscal year 2020
appropriations are available until June 30,
2022, and fiscal year 2021 appropriations are
available until June 30, 2023. If a project
receives federal funds, the period of the
appropriation is extended to equal the
availability of federal funding.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Disability Access
new text end

new text begin Where appropriate, grant recipients of parks
and trails funds, in consultation with the
Council on Disability and other appropriate
governor-appointed disability councils, boards,
committees, and commissions, should make
progress toward providing people with
disabilities greater access to programs, print
publications, and digital media related to the
programs the recipient funds using
appropriations made in this article.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF NATURAL
RESOURCES
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 30,229,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 30,926,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $19,819,000 the first year and $20,276,000
the second year are for state parks, recreation
areas, and trails to:
new text end

new text begin (1) connect people to the outdoors;
new text end

new text begin (2) acquire land and create opportunities;
new text end

new text begin (3) maintain existing holdings; and
new text end

new text begin (4) improve cooperation by coordinating with
partners to implement the 25-year long-range
parks and trails legacy plan.
new text end

new text begin (b) $9,910,000 the first year and $10,138,000
the second year are for grants for parks and
trails of regional significance outside the
seven-county metropolitan area under
Minnesota Statutes, section 85.535. The grants
awarded under this paragraph must be based
on the lists of recommended projects
submitted to the legislative committees under
Minnesota Statutes, section 85.536,
subdivision 10, from the Greater Minnesota
Regional Parks and Trails Commission
established under Minnesota Statutes, section
85.536. Grants funded under this paragraph
must support parks and trails of regional or
statewide significance that meet the applicable
definitions and criteria for regional parks and
trails contained in the Greater Minnesota
Regional Parks and Trails Strategic Plan
adopted by the Greater Minnesota Regional
Parks and Trails Commission on April 22,
2015. Grant recipients identified under this
paragraph must submit a grant application to
the commissioner of natural resources. Up to
2.5 percent of the appropriation may be used
by the commissioner for the actual cost of
issuing and monitoring the grants for the
commission. Of the amount appropriated,
$446,000 the first year and $456,000 the
second year are for the Greater Minnesota
Regional Parks and Trails Commission to
carry out its duties under Minnesota Statutes,
section 85.536, including the continued
development of a statewide system plan for
regional parks and trails outside the
seven-county metropolitan area.
new text end

new text begin (c) By January 15, 2020, the Greater
Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails
Commission must submit a list of projects that
contains the commission's recommendations
for funding from the parks and trails fund for
fiscal year 2021 to the chairs and ranking
minority members of the house of
representatives and senate committees and
divisions with jurisdiction over the
environment and natural resources and the
parks and trails fund.
new text end

new text begin (d) By January 15, 2020, the Greater
Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails
Commission must submit a report that contains
the commission's criteria for funding from the
parks and trails fund, including the criteria
used to determine if a park or trail is of
regional significance, to the chairs and ranking
minority members of the house of
representatives and senate committees and
divisions with jurisdiction over the
environment and natural resources and the
parks and trails fund.
new text end

new text begin (e) $500,000 the first year and $512,000 the
second year are for coordination and projects
between the department, the Metropolitan
Council, and the Greater Minnesota Regional
Parks and Trails Commission; enhanced
web-based information for park and trail users;
and support of activities of the Parks and
Trails Legacy Advisory Committee.
new text end

new text begin (f) The commissioner must contract for
services with Conservation Corps Minnesota
for restoration, maintenance, and other
activities under this section for at least
$1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000 the
second year.
new text end

new text begin (g) The implementing agencies receiving
appropriations under this section must give
consideration to contracting with Conservation
Corps Minnesota for restoration, maintenance,
and other activities.
new text end

new text begin (h) The commissioner shall convene and
facilitate a working group of nine members to
develop consensus recommendations for the
future allocation of the parks and trails fund.
The working group shall have three
representatives each from the Metropolitan
Council for parks and trails of regional
significance in the seven-county metropolitan
region; Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and
Trails Commission for parks and trails of
regional significance in greater Minnesota;
and the Department of Natural Resources for
parks and trails of statewide significance in
Minnesota. The working group shall also
consult with the Parks and Trails Legacy
Advisory Committee. The consensus
recommendations shall be submitted no later
than June 15, 2020, and presented to the
governor for consideration in the budget for
fiscal years 2022 and 2023, with the possibility
of extension in future biennia.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginMETROPOLITAN COUNCIL
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 19,819,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 20,276,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $19,819,000 the first year and $20,276,000
the second year are for distribution according
to Minnesota Statutes, section 85.53,
subdivision 3.
new text end

new text begin (b) Money appropriated under this section and
distributed to implementing agencies must be
used only to fund the list of projects approved
by the elected representatives of each of the
metropolitan parks implementing agencies.
Projects funded by the money appropriated
under this section must be substantially
consistent with the project descriptions and
dollar amounts approved by each elected body.
Any money remaining after completing the
listed projects may be spent by the
implementing agencies on projects to support
parks and trails.
new text end

new text begin (c) Grant agreements entered into by the
Metropolitan Council and recipients of money
appropriated under this section must ensure
that the money is used to supplement and not
substitute for traditional sources of funding.
new text end

new text begin (d) The implementing agencies receiving
appropriations under this section must give
consideration to contracting with Conservation
Corps Minnesota for restoration, maintenance,
and other activities.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text beginLEGISLATURE
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 7,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end

new text begin $7,000 the first year is for the Legislative
Coordinating Commission for the website
required under Minnesota Statutes, section
3.303, subdivision 10.
new text end

Sec. 6. new text beginST. LOUIS AND LAKE COUNTIES REGIONAL RAILROAD AUTHORITY;
GRANT EXTENSION.
new text end

new text begin The portion of the fiscal year 2017 appropriation from the parks and trails fund from
Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 2, article 3, section 3, paragraph (b), designated
for a grant to the St. Louis and Lake Counties Regional Railroad Authority for a segment
of the Mesabi Trail is available until June 30, 2021.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

ARTICLE 4

ARTS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE FUND

Section 1. new text beginARTS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE FUND APPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the columns marked "Appropriations" are appropriated to the entities
and for the purposes specified in this article. The appropriations are from the arts and cultural
heritage fund and are available for the fiscal years indicated for allowable activities under
the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 15. The figures "2020" and "2021" used in
this article mean that the appropriations listed under the figure are available for the fiscal
year ending June 30, 2020, or June 30, 2021, respectively. "The first year" is fiscal year
2020. "The second year" is fiscal year 2021. "The biennium" is fiscal years 2020 and 2021.
All appropriations in this article are onetime.
new text end

new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end
new text begin Available for the Year
new text end
new text begin Ending June 30
new text end
new text begin 2020
new text end
new text begin 2021
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginARTS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
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 69,254,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 70,518,000
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following
subdivisions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Availability of Appropriation
new text end

new text begin Money appropriated in this article may not be
spent on activities unless they are directly
related to and necessary for a specific
appropriation. Money appropriated in this
article must not be spent on institutional
overhead charges that are not directly related
to and necessary for a specific appropriation.
Money appropriated in this article must be
spent in accordance with the Minnesota
Management and Budget's Guidance to
Agencies on Legacy Fund Expenditures.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.28, and unless otherwise specified in this
article, fiscal year 2020 appropriations are
available until June 30, 2021, and fiscal year
2021 appropriations are available until June
30, 2022. If a project receives federal funds,
the period of the appropriation is extended to
equal the availability of federal funding.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Minnesota State Arts Board
new text end

new text begin 32,500,000
new text end
new text begin 33,150,000
new text end

new text begin (a) These amounts are appropriated to the
Minnesota State Arts Board for arts, arts
education, arts preservation, and arts access.
Grant agreements entered into by the
Minnesota State Arts Board and other
recipients of appropriations in this subdivision
must ensure that these funds are used to
supplement and not substitute for traditional
sources of funding. Each grant program
established in this appropriation must be
separately administered from other state
appropriations for program planning and
outcome measurements, but may take into
consideration other state resources awarded
in the selection of applicants and grant award
size.
new text end

new text begin (b) Arts and Arts Access Initiatives
new text end

new text begin $26,000,000 the first year and $26,600,000
the second year are to support Minnesota
artists and arts organizations in creating,
producing, and presenting high-quality arts
activities; to preserve, maintain, and interpret
art forms and works of art so that they are
accessible to Minnesota audiences; to
overcome barriers to accessing high-quality
arts activities; and to instill the arts into the
community and public life in this state.
new text end

new text begin (c) Arts Education
new text end

new text begin $4,900,000 the first year and $4,950,000 the
second year are for high-quality,
age-appropriate arts education for Minnesotans
of all ages to develop knowledge, skills, and
understanding of the arts.
new text end

new text begin (d) Arts and Cultural Heritage
new text end

new text begin $1,600,000 the first year and $1,600,000 the
second year are for events and activities that
represent, preserve, and maintain the diverse
cultural arts traditions, including folk and
traditional artists and art organizations,
represented in this state.
new text end

new text begin (e) Up to 4.5 percent of the funds appropriated
in paragraphs (b) to (d) may be used by the
board for administering grant programs,
delivering technical services, providing fiscal
oversight for the statewide system, and
ensuring accountability in fiscal year 2020 and
fiscal year 2021.
new text end

new text begin (f) Up to 30 percent of the remaining total
appropriation to each of the categories listed
in paragraphs (b) to (d) is for grants to the
regional arts councils. Notwithstanding any
other provision of law, regional arts council
grants or other arts council grants for touring
programs, projects, or exhibits must ensure
the programs, projects, or exhibits are able to
tour in their own region as well as all other
regions of the state.
new text end

new text begin (g) Any unencumbered balance remaining
under this subdivision the first year does not
cancel but is available the second year.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Historical Society
new text end

new text begin 15,723,000
new text end
new text begin 17,468,000
new text end

new text begin (a) These amounts are appropriated to the
governing board of the Minnesota Historical
Society to preserve and enhance access to
Minnesota's history and its cultural and
historical resources. Grant agreements entered
into by the Minnesota Historical Society and
other recipients of appropriations in this
subdivision must ensure that these funds are
used to supplement and not substitute for
traditional sources of funding. Funds directly
appropriated to the Minnesota Historical
Society must be used to supplement and not
substitute for traditional sources of funding.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.28, for historic preservation projects that
improve historic structures, the amounts are
available until June 30, 2023. The Minnesota
Historical Society or grant recipients of the
Minnesota Historical Society using arts and
cultural heritage funds under this subdivision
must give consideration to Conservation Corps
Minnesota and Northern Bedrock Historic
Preservation Corps, or an organization
carrying out similar work, for projects with
the potential to need historic preservation
services.
new text end

new text begin (b) Historical Grants and Programs
new text end
new text begin (1) Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants
new text end

new text begin $5,983,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $6,985,000
in fiscal year 2021 are for statewide historic
and cultural grants to local, county, regional,
or other historical or cultural organizations or
for activities to preserve significant historic
and cultural resources. Money must be
distributed through a competitive grant
process. The Minnesota Historical Society
must administer the money using established
grant mechanisms, with assistance from the
advisory committee created under Laws 2009,
chapter 172, article 4, section 2, subdivision
4, paragraph (b), item (ii).
new text end

new text begin (2) Statewide History Programs
new text end

new text begin $5,983,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $6,985,000
in fiscal year 2021 are for historic and cultural
programs and purposes related to the heritage
of the state.
new text end

new text begin (3) History Partnerships
new text end

new text begin $2,500,000 each year is for history
partnerships involving multiple organizations,
which may include the Minnesota Historical
Society, to preserve and enhance access to
Minnesota's history and cultural heritage in
all regions of the state.
new text end

new text begin (4) Statewide Survey of Historical and
Archaeological Sites
new text end

new text begin $500,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $500,000 in
fiscal year 2021 are for one or more contracts
to be competitively awarded to conduct
statewide surveys or investigations of
Minnesota's sites of historical, archaeological,
and cultural significance. Results of the
surveys or investigations must be published
in a searchable form and available to the
public on a cost-free basis. The Minnesota
Historical Society, the Office of the State
Archaeologist, the Indian Affairs Council, and
the State Historic Preservation Office must
each appoint a representative to an oversight
board to select contractors and direct the
conduct of the surveys or investigations. The
oversight board must consult with the
Department of Transportation and Department
of Natural Resources.
new text end

new text begin (5) Digital Library
new text end

new text begin $400,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $400,000 in
fiscal year 2021 are for a digital library project
to preserve, digitize, and share Minnesota
images, documents, and historical materials.
The Minnesota Historical Society must
cooperate with the Minitex interlibrary loan
system and must jointly share this
appropriation for these purposes.
new text end

new text begin (6) Grants
new text end

new text begin $198,000 the first year and $98,000 the second
year are for a grant to the Minnesota Military
Museum to create and conduct a statewide
story-sharing program to honor the distinct
service of post-9/11 veterans in anticipation
of the 2021 anniversary.
new text end

new text begin $119,000 the first year is for a grant to the
Minnesota Military Museum to care for,
catalog, and display the recently acquired
collection of the personal and professional
effects belonging to General John W. Vessey,
Minnesota's most decorated veteran.
new text end

new text begin $40,000 the first year is for a grant to the Isanti
County Historical Society to relocate, update,
and preserve the Moody School and the
Grandy Union Church.
new text end

new text begin Any unencumbered balance remaining under
this subdivision the first year does not cancel
but is available the second year.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Department of Education
new text end

new text begin 2,600,000
new text end
new text begin 2,600,000
new text end

new text begin These amounts are appropriated to the
commissioner of education for grants to the
12 Minnesota regional library systems to
provide educational opportunities in the arts,
history, literary arts, and cultural heritage of
Minnesota. These funds must be allocated
using the formulas in Minnesota Statutes,
section 134.355, subdivisions 3, 4, and 5, with
the remaining 25 percent to be distributed to
all qualifying systems in an amount
proportionate to the number of qualifying
system entities in each system. For purposes
of this subdivision, "qualifying system entity"
means a public library, a regional library
system, a regional library system headquarters,
a county, or an outreach service program.
These funds may be used to sponsor programs
provided by regional libraries or to provide
grants to local arts and cultural heritage
programs for programs in partnership with
regional libraries. These funds must be
distributed in ten equal payments per year.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.28, the appropriations encumbered on or
before June 30, 2021, as grants or contracts in
this subdivision are available until June 30,
2023.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Department of Administration
new text end

new text begin 11,375,000
new text end
new text begin 10,200,000
new text end

new text begin (a) These amounts are appropriated to the
commissioner of administration for grants to
the named organizations for the purposes
specified in this subdivision. The
commissioner of administration may use a
portion of this appropriation for costs that are
directly related to and necessary to the
administration of grants in this subdivision.
new text end

new text begin (b) Grant agreements entered into by the
commissioner and recipients of appropriations
under this subdivision must ensure that money
appropriated in this subdivision is used to
supplement and not substitute for traditional
sources of funding.
new text end

new text begin (c) Minnesota Public Radio
new text end

new text begin $1,700,000 the first year and $1,800,000 the
second year are for Minnesota Public Radio
to create programming and expand news
service on Minnesota's cultural heritage and
history.
new text end

new text begin (d) Association of Minnesota Public Educational
Radio Stations
new text end

new text begin $1,775,000 the first year and $1,800,000 the
second year are to the Association of
Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations
for production and acquisition grants in
accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section
129D.19. Of this amount, $75,000 the first
year is for the Veterans' Voices program to
educate and engage communities regarding
veterans' contributions, knowledge, skills, and
experiences with an emphasis on Korean War
veterans.
new text end

new text begin (e) Public Television
new text end

new text begin $4,975,000 the first year and $4,025,000 the
second year are to the Minnesota Public
Television Association for production and
acquisition grants according to Minnesota
Statutes, section 129D.18. Of this amount,
$950,000 the first year is for a grant to Twin
Cities Public Television to produce Minnesota
Journeys: Capturing, Sharing, and
Understanding Our Immigration History.
new text end

new text begin (f) Wilderness Inquiry
new text end

new text begin $500,000 each year is to Wilderness Inquiry
for the Canoemobile program, which provides
students with an outdoor educational
experience aligned with the Minnesota history
graduation standards.
new text end

new text begin (g) Como Park Zoo
new text end

new text begin $1,350,000 each year is for a grant to the
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory for program
development that features education programs
and habitat enhancement, special exhibits,
music appreciation programs, and historical
garden access and preservation.
new text end

new text begin (h) Science Museum of Minnesota
new text end

new text begin $700,000 each year is to the Science Museum
of Minnesota for arts, arts education, and arts
access and to preserve Minnesota's history and
cultural heritage, including student and teacher
outreach, statewide educational initiatives, and
community-based exhibits that preserve
Minnesota's history and cultural heritage.
new text end

new text begin (i) Green Giant Museum
new text end

new text begin $200,000 the first year is to the city of Blue
Earth to design, construct, furnish, and equip
the Green Giant Museum to preserve the
culture and history of Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin (j) Martin County Veterans Memorial
new text end

new text begin $100,000 the first year is to Martin County to
design and construct a memorial to those who
have served in the military of the United States
of America and those who have died in the
line of duty. This appropriation is not available
until the commissioner of management and
budget has determined that at least an equal
amount has been committed to the project
from nonstate sources to complete the project.
new text end

new text begin (k) Midwest Outdoors Unlimited
new text end

new text begin $25,000 each year is for a grant to Midwest
Outdoors Unlimited to preserve Minnesota's
outdoor history, culture, and heritage by
connecting individuals and youth with
disabilities to the state's natural resources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Zoo
new text end

new text begin 1,750,000
new text end
new text begin 1,750,000
new text end

new text begin These amounts are appropriated to the
Minnesota Zoological Board for programs and
development of the Minnesota Zoological
Garden and to provide access and education
related to programs on the cultural heritage of
Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Humanities Center
new text end

new text begin 3,350,000
new text end
new text begin 3,350,000
new text end

new text begin (a) These amounts are appropriated to the
Board of Directors of the Minnesota
Humanities Center for the purposes specified
in this subdivision. The Minnesota Humanities
Center may use up to 4.5 percent of the
following grants to cover the cost of
administering, planning, evaluating, and
reporting these grants. The Minnesota
Humanities Center must develop a written
plan to issue the grants in this subdivision and
must submit the plan for review and approval
by the Department of Administration. The
written plan must require the Minnesota
Humanities Center to create and adhere to
grant policies that are similar to those
established according to Minnesota Statutes,
section 16B.97, subdivision 4, paragraph (a),
clause (1).
new text end

new text begin No grants awarded in this subdivision may be
used for travel outside the state of Minnesota.
The grant agreement must specify the
repercussions for failing to comply with the
grant agreement.
new text end

new text begin (b) Programs and Purposes
new text end

new text begin $1,000,000 each year is for programs and
purposes of the Minnesota Humanities Center.
new text end

new text begin (c) Children's Museum Grants
new text end

new text begin $1,350,000 the first year and $1,350,000 the
second year are for arts and cultural heritage
grants to children's museums for arts and
cultural exhibits and related educational
outreach programs. Of this amount:
new text end

new text begin (1) $550,000 each year is for the Minnesota
Children's Museum for interactive exhibits
and outreach programs on arts and cultural
heritage, including the Minnesota Children's
Museum in Rochester;
new text end

new text begin (2) $100,000 each year is to develop and
fabricate a permanent STEM exhibit for the
Minnesota Children's Museum of Rochester,
which must be under a separate grant
agreement from the grant agreement used to
provide funding to the Minnesota Children's
Museum; and
new text end

new text begin (3) $700,000 each year is for grants to other
children's museums to pay for start-up costs
or new exhibit and program development.
new text end

new text begin Funds are to be distributed through a
competitive grant process. The Minnesota
Humanities Center must administer these
funds using established grant mechanisms.
new text end

new text begin (d) Community Identity and Heritage Grant
Program
new text end

new text begin $800,000 the first year and $800,000 the
second year are for a competitive grants
program to provide grants to preserve and
promote the cultural heritage of Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin The Minnesota Humanities Center must
operate a competitive grants program to
provide grants to programs, including but not
limited to music, film, television, radio,
recreation, and design and use of public spaces
that preserve and honor the cultural heritage
of Minnesota or that provide education and
student outreach on cultural diversity or to
programs that empower communities to build
their identity and culture. Grants made under
this paragraph must not be used for travel costs
inside or outside the state.
new text end

new text begin (e) Civics Programs
new text end

new text begin $200,000 each year is for grants to the
Minnesota Civic Education Coalition:
Minnesota Civic Youth, the Learning Law and
Democracy Foundation, and YMCA Youth in
Government to conduct civics education
programs for the civic and cultural
development of Minnesota youth. Civics
education is the study of constitutional
principles and the democratic foundation of
our national, state, and local institutions and
the study of political processes and structures
of government, grounded in the understanding
of constitutional government under the rule
of law.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Indian Affairs Council
new text end

new text begin 1,600,000
new text end
new text begin 1,600,000
new text end

new text begin $1,600,000 each year is for the Indian Affairs
Council for grants for the preservation of
Dakota and Ojibwe Indian languages and for
protection of Indian graves. The funding shall
be distributed as follows:
new text end

new text begin (1) $560,000 each year is to provide grants to
Minnesota Tribal Nations to preserve Dakota
and Ojibwe Indian languages and to foster
education programs and services for Dakota
and Ojibwe languages;
new text end

new text begin (2) $370,000 each year is for grants to Dakota
and Ojibwe Indian language immersion
educational institutions;
new text end

new text begin (3) $560,000 each year is to provide grants to
preserve the Dakota and Ojibwe Indian
languages through support of projects and
services and to support educational programs
and immersion efforts in Dakota and Ojibwe
Indian languages;
new text end

new text begin (4) $40,000 each year is to the Indian Affairs
Council for a Dakota and Ojibwe Indian
language working group coordinated by the
Indian Affairs Council; and
new text end

new text begin (5) $70,000 each year is to carry out
responsibilities under Minnesota Statutes,
section 307.08, to comply with Public Law
101-601, the Native American Graves
Protection and Repatriation Act.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Department of Agriculture
new text end

new text begin 400,000
new text end
new text begin 400,000
new text end

new text begin These amounts are appropriated to the
commissioner of agriculture for grants to
county agricultural societies to enhance arts
access and education and to preserve and
promote Minnesota's history and cultural
heritage as embodied in its county fairs. The
grants must be distributed in equal amounts
to each of the 95 county fairs. The grants are
in addition to the aid distribution to county
agricultural societies under Minnesota
Statutes, section 38.02. The commissioner of
agriculture shall develop grant-making criteria
and guidance for expending funds under this
subdivision to provide funding for projects
and events that provide access to the arts or
the state's agricultural, historical, and cultural
heritage. The commissioner shall seek input
from all interested parties.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Legislative Coordinating Commission
new text end

new text begin 6,000
new text end
new text begin 0
new text end

new text begin This amount is for the Legislative
Coordinating Commissioner to maintain the
website required under Minnesota Statutes,
section 3.303, subdivision 10.
new text end