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SF 1420

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/18/2019 03:21pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to water; appropriating money to improve water and wastewater treatment.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATIONS; DRINKING WATER AND WASTEWATER
INFRASTRUCTURE.
new text end

new text begin (a) $....... in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the .... fund to the commissioner of
the Pollution Control Agency, in cooperation with the Minnesota Rural Water Association,
to accelerate and enhance cost-effectiveness plan reviews and asset management plans for
wastewater treatment facilities.
new text end

new text begin (b) $....... in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the .... fund to provide assistance,
including training, tool development, and technical assistance, to the Minnesota Rural Water
Association, the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program at the University of Minnesota,
and cities to encourage innovative best management practices at drinking water, wastewater,
and storm water facilities. Of this amount, $....... is to the commissioner of the Pollution
Control Agency and $....... is to the commissioner of health.
new text end

new text begin (c) $....... in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the .... fund to assist applicants for
programs administered by the Public Facilities Authority and other communities with
developing and maintaining asset management plans for drinking water, wastewater, and
storm water. Of this amount, $....... is to the commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency,
$....... is to the commissioner of health, and $....... is to the Public Facilities Authority.
new text end

new text begin (d) $....... in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the .... fund to the Public Facilities
Authority to assess, encourage, develop, and implement wastewater infrastructure alternatives
to cost-effectively maximize wastewater treatment, including plan development,
regionalization, and cooperative management. The Public Facilities Authority may work
with the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program at the University of Minnesota to
implement this paragraph.
new text end

new text begin (e) $....... in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the .... fund to the commissioner of
the Pollution Control Agency to develop and implement market-based water quality trading
options for wastewater and storm water in several areas.
new text end

new text begin (f) $....... in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the general fund to the Public Facilities
Authorities to address public health risks from public water supplies, including grants to
public water suppliers to replace lead service lines.
new text end

new text begin (g) $....... in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the .... fund to the commissioner of
the Pollution Control Agency, in cooperation with the commissioner of health, to identify
and address areas where subsurface sewage treatment systems pose the most serious risk
to the environment and human health and to provide technical assistance, grants, and other
financial assistance to incentivize upgrades, replacements, and alternatives to improve water
quality.
new text end

new text begin (h) The appropriations in this section are onetime and are available until June 30, 2021.
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