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SF 3577

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/03/2022 11:31am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to
children's museums across the state.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN
MINNESOTA, MANKATO.
new text end

new text begin $10,000,000 in fiscal year 2023 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of employment and economic development for a grant to the Children's Museum of Southern
Minnesota, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, to predesign, design, construct, renovate,
furnish, and equip capital improvements at the museum in the city of Mankato. This
appropriation includes money for two new museum buildings, renovation of existing exhibit
space, and the addition of an outdoor nature play space. This appropriation is available until
the project is completed or abandoned, subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642. This
is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; GREAT RIVER CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, ST. CLOUD.
new text end

new text begin $7,000,000 in fiscal year 2023 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of employment and economic development for a grant to Great River Children's Museum,
a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, to design, construct, renovate, furnish, and equip capital
improvements to renovate and expand a 25,000 square foot facility and outdoor exhibit
space donated to the museum for the purpose of housing a children's museum in the city of
St. Cloud. This appropriation is available until the project is completed or abandoned, subject
to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 3. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; JUDY GARLAND CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, GRAND
RAPIDS.
new text end

new text begin $3,000,000 in fiscal year 2023 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of employment and economic development for a grant to the Judy Garland Children's
Museum, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, to acquire property, and to predesign, design,
construct, renovate, equip, and furnish capital improvements at the museum in the city of
Grand Rapids. This appropriation includes money for indoor and outdoor restoration to the
birthplace home of Judy Garland; an interactive garden and nature walk; an outdoor
playground and seating area; theater space; updates to existing exhibits; major projects to
preserve or replace mechanical and electrical systems; and site renovations, including
security and accessibility improvements, to support ongoing operations. This appropriation
is available until the project is completed or abandoned, subject to Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.642. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 4. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; OTTER COVE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, FERGUS
FALLS.
new text end

new text begin $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2023 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of employment and economic development for a grant to Otter Cove Children's Museum,
a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, to acquire property, and to predesign, design, construct,
renovate, equip, and furnish capital improvements for an expansion of the museum in the
city of Fergus Falls. This appropriation is available until the project is completed or
abandoned, subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 5. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; WONDERTREK CHILDREN'S MUSEUM,
BRAINERD-BAXTER.
new text end

new text begin $9,000,000 in fiscal year 2023 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of employment and economic development for a grant to WonderTrek Children's Museum,
a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, to acquire property, and design, construct, equip, and
furnish capital improvements in a new 27,000 square foot building and outdoor recreation
environments and nature play exhibits for the museum in the city of Baxter. This
appropriation is available until the project is completed or abandoned, subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.642. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 6. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; DULUTH CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, DULUTH.
new text end

new text begin $1,000,000 in fiscal year 2023 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of employment and economic development for a grant to Duluth Children's Museum, a
501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, to design, construct, furnish, and equip capital
improvements for an expansion of the museum building in the city of Duluth. This
appropriation is available until the project is completed or abandoned subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.642. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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