1st Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/02/2018 08:27am
A bill for an act
relating to transportation; defining operating costs for purposes of the state share
of light rail operating costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section
473.4051, subdivision 2.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 473.4051, subdivision 2, is
amended to read:
(a) After operating revenue and federal money have been
used to pay for light rail transit operations, 50 percent of the remaining operating costs must
be paid by the state.
(b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), all operating and ongoing capital maintenance costs
must be paid from nonstate sources for a segment of a light rail transit line or line extension
project that formally entered the engineering phase of the Federal Transit Administration's
"New Starts" capital investment grant program between August 1, 2016, and December 31,
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