2nd Engrossment - 82nd Legislature (2001 - 2002) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to veterans homes; clarifying items to be 1.3 considered means of support; amending Minnesota 1.4 Statutes 2000, section 198.03, subdivision 1. 1.5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.6 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 198.03, 1.7 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 1.8 Subdivision 1. [DISCRETIONARY ADMISSION.] Any person 1.9 otherwise eligible for admission to the Minnesota veterans 1.10 homes, except that the person has means of support, may, at the 1.11 discretion of the board, be admitted to one of the Minnesota 1.12 veterans homes upon entering into and complying with the terms 1.13 of a contract made by the person with the board, providing for 1.14 reasonable compensation to be paid by such person to the state 1.15 of Minnesota for care, support, and maintenance in the home. 1.16 Any earnings derived by the person from participating in a work 1.17 therapy program while the person is a resident of the home may 1.18 not be considered a means of support.
Refunds orRebates 1.19 of federal taxes and state salestaxes may not be considered a 1.20 means of support. 1.21 Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 1.22 Section 1 is effective for tax rebates paid after June 30, 1.23 2001.