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SF 3084

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/13/2020 03:32pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; appropriating money for a social movability pilot
program.

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

Section 1. new text beginSOCIAL MOVABILITY PILOT PROGRAM; APPROPRIATION.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Appropriation. new text end

new text begin $80,000 in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated from the
general fund to the commissioner of transportation for a grant to the Grand Rapids Area
Community Foundation for a social movability pilot program that provides transportation
services during evenings and weekends. This is a onetime appropriation.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Goals. new text end

new text begin Goals of the pilot program include:
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new text begin (1) promoting independence in daily living;
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new text begin (2) enhancing quality of life; and
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new text begin (3) decreasing social isolation.
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new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Program requirements. new text end

new text begin The pilot program must:
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new text begin (1) serve an area that includes the city of Grand Rapids and a radius of 20 miles around
the city;
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new text begin (2) provide daily service that includes nighttime and weekends;
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new text begin (3) allow for reservations or appointments for the service;
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new text begin (4) be available to:
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new text begin (i) individuals age 60 or older;
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new text begin (ii) persons with disabilities of all ages; and
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new text begin (iii) a personal care attendant or companion of an individual identified in items (i) and
(ii);
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new text begin (5) charge fees using a sliding scale based on income;
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new text begin (6) be implemented in partnership with an entity that is authorized to provide for-hire
passenger transportation service; and
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new text begin (7) include options for vehicles that are capable of transporting wheelchairs in a manner
that meets the requirements under Minnesota Statutes, sections 299A.11 to 299A.17.
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new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Limitations. new text end

new text begin An individual may not be served under the pilot program for
transportation who is eligible for nonemergency medical transportation funded by medical
assistance, private health insurance, or a state or federal program.
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