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SF 3958

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 04/13/2018 09:03am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to counties; public assistance; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 375.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [375.88] COLLECTION OF COSTS FOR PUBLIC ASSISTANCE TO
NONCITIZENS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin (a) "Local resettlement agency" means a local affiliate of a
voluntary resettlement agency as described in Code of Federal Regulations, title 45, section
400.2.
new text end

new text begin (b) "Public assistance" means any assistance funded in whole or in part by the state, a
county, a municipality, or other local unit of government, but excludes any portion funded
by the federal government.
new text end

new text begin (c) "National voluntary agency" has the meaning given to "voluntary resettlement agency"
in Code of Federal Regulations, title 45, section 400.2.
new text end

new text begin (d) "Sponsor" has the meaning given in Code of Federal Regulations, title 45, section
400.2.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Power of county to collect public assistance costs. new text end

new text begin If a noncitizen receives
public assistance administered by a single county for at least six months, that county may
collect the cost, including administrative cost, of any additional public assistance administered
by that county to the noncitizen. The costs may be collected from any of the following: (1)
a local resettlement agency directly involved with the resettlement of the noncitizen; (2) a
national voluntary agency affiliated with such a local resettlement agency; or (3) a sponsor
that has agreed to help in the reception and placement of the noncitizen.
new text end