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SF 1169

as introduced - 83rd Legislature (2003 - 2004) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Current Version - as introduced

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to terrorism; authorizing terrorist-targeted 
  1.3             nonprofit community-based organizations to apply for 
  1.4             antiterrorism equipment and training grants; amending 
  1.5             Laws 2002, chapter 401, article 2, section 1, 
  1.6             subdivisions 2, 3. 
  1.7   BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
  1.8      Section 1.  Laws 2002, chapter 401, article 2, section 1, 
  1.9   subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
  1.10  Subd. 2.  Equipment
  1.11  $3,750,000 is for the purchase of 
  1.12  terrorism response-related and 
  1.13  terrorism deterrent equipment.  This 
  1.14  amount is for grants to local and state 
  1.15  response units and terrorist-targeted 
  1.16  nonprofit community-based organizations 
  1.17  for the purchase of personal protection 
  1.18  equipment, chemical detection and 
  1.19  measurement equipment, and 
  1.20  decontamination equipment for first 
  1.21  response units.  For purposes of this 
  1.22  subdivision, "terrorist-targeted 
  1.23  nonprofit community-based 
  1.24  organizations" means organizations that 
  1.25  are communal institutions that are or 
  1.26  have been targeted by terrorist 
  1.27  groups.  Up to 1.5 percent of this 
  1.28  appropriation may be used for the 
  1.29  administration of the grants.  The 
  1.30  commissioner shall distribute the 
  1.31  grants in accordance with criteria 
  1.32  recommended by the homeland security 
  1.33  advisory council or its succesor 
  1.34  successor.  Grant applicants must 
  1.35  provide a 25 percent match from 
  1.36  nonstate funds or in-kind contributions 
  1.37  to obtain grant funding.  This is 
  1.38  a one-time onetime appropriation. 
  1.39     Sec. 2.  Laws 2002, chapter 401, article 2, section 1, 
  2.1   subdivision 3, is amended to read: 
  2.2   Subd. 3.  Training
  2.3   $7,500,000 is for terrorism 
  2.4   response-related training.  Of this 
  2.5   amount, $177,000 is for additional 
  2.6   personnel in the department of public 
  2.7   safety's division of emergency 
  2.8   management to conduct terrorism 
  2.9   preparedness and response-related 
  2.10  training and exercises.  Of this 
  2.11  amount, $55,000 is for the state's 
  2.12  hazardous materials teams and chemical 
  2.13  assessment teams for the training of 
  2.14  their personnel.  The remainder of the 
  2.15  appropriation is for grants to local 
  2.16  response units and terrorist-targeted 
  2.17  nonprofit community-based organizations 
  2.18  for approved certification and 
  2.19  terrorism training.  For purposes of 
  2.20  this subdivision, "terrorist-targeted 
  2.21  nonprofit community-based 
  2.22  organizations" means organizations that 
  2.23  are communal institutions that are or 
  2.24  have been targeted by terrorist 
  2.25  groups.  The division shall distribute 
  2.26  the grants in accordance with criteria 
  2.27  recommended by the homeland security 
  2.28  advisory council or its successor.  No 
  2.29  portion of this money may be used to 
  2.30  supplant current funding for training.  
  2.31  This is a one-time onetime 
  2.32  appropriation.