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SF 2990

1st Engrossment - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to transit; modifying restrictions on Dan Patch commuter rail line to
allow study and planning; amending Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 85.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 85, is amended to read:


Sec. 85. DAN PATCH COMMUTER RAIL LINE; PROHIBITIONS.

Subdivision 1.

Definition.

For purposes of this section, "Dan Patch commuter rail
line" means the commuter rail line between Northfield and Minneapolis identified in the
metropolitan council's transit 2020 master plan as the Dan Patch line.

Subd. 2.

Metropolitan council; prohibitions.

The metropolitan council must not
take any action or spend any money for deleted text beginstudy, planning,deleted text end preliminary engineering, final
design, or construction for the Dan Patch commuter rail line. deleted text beginThe council must remove
all references, other than references for historical purposes, to the Dan Patch commuter
rail line from any future revisions to the council's transportation development guide and
the council's regional transit master plan.
deleted text end

Subd. 3.

Commissioner of transportation.

The commissioner of transportation
must not expend any money for deleted text beginstudy, planning,deleted text end preliminary engineering, final design,
or construction for the Dan Patch commuter rail line. deleted text beginThe commissioner must remove
all references, other than references for historical purposes, to the Dan Patch commuter
rail line from any future revisions to the state transportation plan and the commissioner's
commuter rail system plan.
deleted text end

Subd. 4.

Regional rail authorities.

No regional rail authority may expend any
money for deleted text beginstudy, planning,deleted text end preliminary engineering, final design, or construction for
the Dan Patch commuter rail line.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end