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SF 3509

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/25/2020 08:32am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to capital investment; higher education; authorizing spending to acquire
and better public land and buildings and for other improvements of a capital nature
with certain conditions; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds;
appropriating money.

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

Section 1. new text beginCAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the column under "Appropriations" are appropriated from the bond
proceeds fund, or another named fund, to the state agencies or officials indicated, to be
spent for public purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent as authorized by
the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraph (a), to acquire and better public
land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature, or as authorized by
the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraphs (b) to (j), or article XIV. Unless
otherwise specified, money appropriated in this act:
new text end

new text begin (1) may be used to pay state agency staff costs that are attributed directly to the capital
program or project in accordance with accounting policies adopted by the commissioner of
management and budget;
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new text begin (2) is available until the project is completed or abandoned subject to Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.642;
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new text begin (3) for activities under Minnesota Statutes, sections 16B.307, 84.946, and 135A.046,
should not be used for projects that can be financed within a reasonable time frame under
Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.322 or 16C.144; and
new text end

new text begin (4) is available for a grant to a political subdivision after the commissioner of management
and budget determines that an amount sufficient to complete the project as described in this
act has been committed to the project, as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.502.
new text end

new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginUNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 317,200,000
new text end

new text begin To the Board of Regents of the University of
Minnesota for the purposes specified in this
section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Higher Education Asset Preservation
and Replacement (HEAPR)
new text end

new text begin 200,000,000
new text end

new text begin To be spent in accordance with Minnesota
Statutes, section 135A.046.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Twin Cities - Institute of Child
Development Building
new text end

new text begin 29,200,000
new text end

new text begin To predesign, design, renovate, expand,
furnish, and equip research, learning, and
outreach spaces in the Institute of Child
Development building on the Twin Cities
campus. This project includes the demolition
and replacement of the 1968 building addition.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Duluth - A.B. Anderson Hall
Renovation
new text end

new text begin 4,400,000
new text end

new text begin To predesign, design, renovate, furnish, and
equip campus teaching and learning spaces in
A.B. Anderson Hall on the Duluth campus.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Twin Cities - Fraser Hall Chemistry
Undergraduate Teaching Laboratory
new text end

new text begin 65,600,000
new text end

new text begin To predesign, design, construct, furnish, and
equip the renovation of and an addition to
Fraser Hall for an undergraduate chemistry
teaching laboratory facility on the Twin Cities
campus. This project includes demolition of
obsolete portions of Fraser Hall.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Twin Cities - Clinical Research Facility
new text end

new text begin 18,000,000
new text end

new text begin For design, land acquisition, site preparation,
and preconstruction services for the Clinical
Research Facility on the Twin Cities campus.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin University Share
new text end

new text begin Except for the appropriations for HEAPR, the
appropriations in this section are intended to
cover approximately two-thirds of the cost of
each project. The remaining costs must be paid
from university sources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Unspent Appropriations
new text end

new text begin Upon substantial completion of a project
authorized in this section and after written
notice to the commissioner of management
and budget, the Board of Regents must use
any money remaining in the appropriation for
that project for HEAPR under Minnesota
Statutes, section 135A.046. The Board of
Regents must report by February 1 of each
even-numbered year to the chairs of the house
of representatives and senate committees with
jurisdiction over capital investment and higher
education finance, and to the chairs of the
house of representatives Ways and Means
Committee and the senate Finance Committee,
on how the remaining money has been
allocated or spent.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginMINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND
UNIVERSITIES
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 271,171,000
new text end

new text begin To the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota
State Colleges and Universities for the
purposes specified in this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Higher Education Asset Preservation
and Replacement (HEAPR)
new text end

new text begin 150,000,000
new text end

new text begin To be spent in accordance with Minnesota
Statutes, section 135A.046.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Anoka-Ramsey Community College
new text end

new text begin 16,282,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, and equip the business
and nursing building at Anoka-Ramsey
Community College, Coon Rapids campus.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Normandale Community College
new text end

new text begin 26,634,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, and equip Phase 2 of the
College Services Building at Normandale
Community College.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Minnesota State University - Moorhead
new text end

new text begin 17,290,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, and equip Weld Hall,
including the construction of additions to
improve building accessibility at Minnesota
State University, Moorhead.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Inver Hills Community College
new text end

new text begin 14,653,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, and equip the Technology
and Business Center building, including the
construction of a link to Heritage Hall at Inver
Hills Community College.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Saint Paul College
new text end

new text begin 937,000
new text end

new text begin To design the renovation of classroom, lab,
and student services space and design the
demolition of the College Learning Center
Building at the Saint Paul College campus.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Minneapolis Community and Technical
College
new text end

new text begin 10,254,000
new text end

new text begin To design Phases 1 and 2 and renovate and
equip Phase 1 of the Management Education
Center shared with Metropolitan State
University on the Minneapolis Community
and Technical College campus to support
baccalaureate programming expansion.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Northeast Higher Education District -
Vermilion Community College
new text end

new text begin 2,576,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, and equip the classroom
building and common space at Northeast
Higher Education District - Vermilion
Community College.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Central Lakes College, Brainerd
new text end

new text begin 8,275,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, and equip the student
services, academic support areas, and athletics
space of the Central Lakes College, Brainerd
campus.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Northland Community and Technical
College, East Grand Forks
new text end

new text begin 2,220,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, and equip teaching and
learning lab space at Northland Community
and Technical College, East Grand Forks
campus.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 12. new text end

new text begin Minnesota State University - Mankato
new text end

new text begin 6,691,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, and repurpose space in
the lower level of the Clinical Sciences
Building; to design the demolition and
replacement of Armstrong Hall; and to design
the partial renovation of Wiecking Center,
Performing Arts Center, the library, and
Morris Hall at Minnesota State University -
Mankato.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 13. new text end

new text begin Winona State University
new text end

new text begin 3,218,000
new text end

new text begin To design the demolition and replacement of
Gildemeister and Watkins Halls at Winona
State University.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 14. new text end

new text begin Lake Superior College
new text end

new text begin 985,000
new text end

new text begin To design the renovation and construction of
integrated manufacturing workforce labs and
related support space and design the
demolition of the maintenance shed at Lake
Superior College.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 15. new text end

new text begin North Hennepin Community College,
Brooklyn Park
new text end

new text begin 6,598,000
new text end

new text begin To design the demolition and replacement of
the current Fine Arts Center building with the
Center for Innovation and the Arts at North
Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park
campus.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 16. new text end

new text begin Metropolitan State University
new text end

new text begin 3,923,000
new text end

new text begin To design, renovate, and equip space in New
Main Hall for the cybersecurity program at
Metropolitan State University.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 17. new text end

new text begin Pine Technical and Community
College
new text end

new text begin 635,000
new text end

new text begin To design the renovation of the main building
allied health space and an addition of the
technical trade and applied learning labs at
Pine Technical and Community College.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 18. new text end

new text begin Debt Service
new text end

new text begin (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), the
Board of Trustees shall pay the debt service
on one-third of the principal amount of state
bonds sold to finance projects authorized by
this section. After each sale of general
obligation bonds, the commissioner of
management and budget shall notify the board
of the amounts assessed for each year for the
life of the bonds.
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new text begin (b) The board need not pay debt service on
bonds sold to finance HEAPR. Where a
nonstate match is required, the debt service is
due on a principal amount equal to one-third
of the total project cost, less the match
committed before the bonds are sold.
new text end

new text begin (c) The commissioner of management and
budget shall reduce the board's assessment
each year by one-third of the net income from
investment of general obligation bond
proceeds in proportion to the amount of
principal and interest otherwise required to be
paid by the board. The board shall pay its
resulting net assessment to the commissioner
of management and budget by December 1
each year. If the board fails to make a payment
when due, the commissioner of management
and budget shall reduce allotments for
appropriations from the general fund otherwise
available to the board and apply the amount
of the reduction to cover the missed debt
service payment. The commissioner of
management and budget shall credit the
payments received from the board to the bond
debt service account in the state bond fund
each December 1 before money is transferred
from the general fund under Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.641, subdivision 10.
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new text begin Subd. 19. new text end

new text begin Unspent Appropriations
new text end

new text begin (a) Upon substantial completion of a project
authorized in this section and after written
notice to the commissioner of management
and budget, the board must use any money
remaining in the appropriation for that project
for HEAPR under Minnesota Statutes, section
135A.046. The Board of Trustees must report
by February 1 of each even-numbered year to
the chairs of the house of representatives and
senate committees with jurisdiction over
capital investment and higher education
finance and to the chairs of the house of
representatives Ways and Means Committee
and the senate Finance Committee, on how
the remaining money has been allocated or
spent.
new text end

new text begin (b) The unspent portion of an appropriation
for a project in this section that is complete is
available for HEAPR under this subdivision,
at the same campus as the project for which
the original appropriation was made and the
debt service requirement under this section is
reduced accordingly. Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.642, applies from the date of the
original appropriation to the unspent amount
transferred.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginBOND SALE EXPENSES
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new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 589,000
new text end

new text begin To the commissioner of management and
budget for bond sale expenses under
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641,
subdivision 8.
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Sec. 5. new text beginBOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.
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new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund, the
commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount
up to $588,960,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by
Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article
XI, sections 4 to 7.
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Sec. 6. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
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new text begin This act is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end