1st Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/09/2018 08:47am
A bill for an act
relating to transportation; requiring at least 50 percent of corridors of commerce
funding to be allocated to projects outside of the seven-county metropolitan area;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.088, subdivision 2.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.088, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
(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
(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.
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