as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/07/2019 04:26pm
A bill for an act
relating to transportation; allocating motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue to
Hennepin and Ramsey Counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section
297A.815, subdivision 3.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 297A.815, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
(a) On or before June 30 of each fiscal
year, the commissioner of revenue must estimate the revenues, including interest and
penalties and minus refunds, collected under this section for the current fiscal year.
(b) By July 15 of the subsequent fiscal year, the commissioner of management and
budget must transfer the revenues estimated under paragraph (a) from the general fund as
(1) 38 percent to the county state-aid highway fund;
(2) 38 percent to the greater Minnesota transit account;
(3) 13 percent to the Minnesota state transportation fund; and
(4) 11 percent to the highway user tax distribution fund.
(c) Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the commissioner of transportation
must allocate the funds transferred under paragraph (b), clause (1), to the counties in the
metropolitan area, as defined in section 473.121, subdivision 4, deleted text beginexcluding the counties of
Hennepin and Ramsey,deleted text end so that each county receives the percentage that its population, as
defined in section 477A.011, subdivision 3, estimated or established by July 15 of the year
prior to the current calendar year, bears to the total population of the counties receiving
funds under this paragraph.
(d) The amount transferred under paragraph (b), clause (3), must be used for the local
bridge program under section 174.50, subdivisions 6 to 7.
(e) The revenues under this subdivision do not include the revenues, including interest
and penalties and minus refunds, generated by the sales tax imposed under section 297A.62,
subdivision 1a, which must be deposited as provided under the Minnesota Constitution,
article XI, section 15.