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SF 2547

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/07/2018 03:43pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; requiring corridors of commerce funds be split equally
between the metropolitan area and outside of the metropolitan area; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.088, subdivision 2.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.088, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.

Program authority; funding.

(a) As provided in this section, the commissioner
shall establish a corridors of commerce program for trunk highway construction,
reconstruction, and improvement, including maintenance operations, that improves commerce
in the state.

(b) The commissioner may expend funds under the program from appropriations to the
commissioner that are:

(1) made specifically by law for use under this section;

(2) at the discretion of the commissioner, made for the budget activities in the state roads
program of operations and maintenance, program planning and delivery, or state road
construction; and

(3) made for the corridor investment management strategy program, unless specified

(c) The commissioner shall include in the program the cost participation policy for local
units of government.

new text begin (d) Program funds must be allocated so that 50 percent are for projects within the
seven-county metropolitan area and 50 percent are for projects outside the seven-county
metropolitan area.
new text end