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SF 2368

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/15/2019 09:45am

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A bill for an act
relating to energy; appropriating money for the Board of Regents of the University
of Minnesota to establish goals and benchmarks for a transition to renewable fuels.

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

Section 1. new text beginUNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA RENEWABLE ENERGY TRANSITION;
APPROPRIATION.
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new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 116C.779, subdivision 1, paragraph (j),
$6,000,000 in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the renewable development account
established under Minnesota Statutes, section 116C.779, subdivision 1, to the Board of
Regents of the University of Minnesota to establish goals and benchmarks and implement
a rapid transition toward the use of renewable fuels for electricity and thermal energy in
campus buildings by 2030.
new text end

new text begin (b) As a condition of receiving the appropriation under paragraph (a), the Board of
Regents of the University of Minnesota must submit a report by January 15, 2020, and
biennially thereafter until January 15, 2030, on the progress made toward the goals and
benchmarks established under paragraph (a) to the chairs and ranking minority members
of the senate and house of representatives committees and divisions with jurisdiction over
energy, climate, the environment, and natural resources.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end