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SF 2269

1st Engrossment - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 05/17/2021 08:13am

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to claims against the state; providing for the settlement of certain claims;
appropriating money.

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

Section 1. new text beginEXONERATION AWARDS.
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new text begin $108,684.65 in fiscal year 2022 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of management and budget for full payment of awards of damages under the Imprisonment
and Exoneration Remedies Act, Minnesota Statutes, sections 611.362 to 611.368, to Nicholas
Mark Peterson. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2022.
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Section 1. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS; APPROPRIATION.
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new text begin (a) The amounts in this paragraph are appropriated from the general fund to the
commissioner of corrections in fiscal year 2022 for full and final payment under Minnesota
Statutes, sections 3.738 and 3.739, of claims against the state for losses suffered while
incarcerated in a state correctional facility or for injuries suffered by and medical services
provided to persons injured while performing community service or sentence-to-service
work for correctional purposes or while incarcerated in a state correctional facility. This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2022:
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new text begin (1) for sentence-to-service and community work service claims under $7,000 and other
claims already paid by the department, $1,180.63;
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new text begin (2) for payment to Nicholas Edwards for permanent injuries to his right index finger
while performing assigned duties at Minnesota Correctional Facility - Moose Lake, $3,940;
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new text begin (3) for payment to Steven Kulkay for permanent injuries to his left index, middle, ring,
and little fingers while performing assigned duties at Minnesota Correctional Facility -
Faribault, compensation for loss of income, and refunding of his claim fee, $85,751; and
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new text begin (4) for payment to Michael Schmidt for fractures to two vertebrae while performing
assigned duties at Minnesota Correctional Facility - Rush City, $5,600.
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new text begin (b) $43,200 in fiscal year 2022 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of corrections for a minimum ascertainable partial permanent disability award under
Minnesota Statutes, section 3.738, of the claim against the state for injuries suffered by
James Vandevender while performing assigned duties at Minnesota Correctional Facility -
Rush City. Any award for full and final payment of this claim must deduct the amount in
this paragraph from the required final payment. This appropriation is available until June
30, 2022.
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