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SF 1302

Conference Committee Report - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to metropolitan government; modifying provisions governing
metropolitan livable communities fund; authorizing a transfer of funds between
metropolitan livable communities fund accounts; authorizing a onetime transfer
from the livable communities demonstration account for local planning
assistance grants and loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.253,
subdivision 2.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 473.253, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Distribution of funds.

The council shall use the funds in the livable
communities demonstration account to make grants or loans to municipalities participating
in the local housing incentives program under section 473.254 or to metropolitan area
counties or development authorities to fund the initiatives specified in section 473.25,
paragraph (b)
, in participating municipalities. A grant to a metropolitan county or a
development authority must be used for a project in a participating municipality. For the
purpose of this section, "development authority" means a statutory or home rule charter
city, housing and redevelopment authority, economic development authority, or port
authority.new text begin In 2007 and each year thereafter, the council may transfer up to $3,000,000
from the livable communities demonstration account to the tax base revitalization account
for distribution to eligible applicants under section 473.252, subdivision 3.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginONETIME TRANSFER.
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 473.253, in 2007 the council may
transfer to the planning assistance fund provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.867,
subdivision 2, up to $1,000,000 of the amount levied by the council under Minnesota
Statutes, section 473.253, subdivision 1, for taxes payable in 2007. The council shall
use the amount transferred to the planning assistance fund for grants or loans to local
governments under section 473.867.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginAPPLICATION.
new text end

new text begin Sections 1 and 2 apply in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey,
Scott, and Washington.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Sections 1 to 3 are effective the day following final enactment.
new text end