as introduced - 82nd Legislature (2001 - 2002) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending 1.3 for public purposes; appropriating money for farmland 1.4 and natural areas protection in Dakota county. 1.5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.6 Section 1. [FARMLAND AND NATURAL AREAS PROTECTION; 1.7 APPROPRIATION.] 1.8 $5,000,000 is appropriated from the bond proceeds fund to 1.9 the Metropolitan Council for a grant to Dakota county for a 1.10 pilot program to protect high-value natural areas and greenways 1.11 and to preserve agricultural land in the metropolitan region 1.12 consistent with the Dakota County Farmland and Natural Areas 1.13 Protection Plan. 1.14 Sec. 2. [BOND SALE.] 1.15 To provide the money appropriated in section 1 from the 1.16 bond proceeds fund, the commissioner of finance shall sell and 1.17 issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $5,000,000 in the 1.18 manner, on the terms, and with the effect prescribed by 1.19 Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the 1.20 Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. 1.21 Sec. 3. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 1.22 Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment.