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SF 534

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/26/2021 10:06am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; appropriating money for emergency management readiness
grants for local planning and preparedness efforts; requiring a report.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; LOCAL GOVERNMENT EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT.
new text end

new text begin (a) $3,000,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $3,000,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated
from the general fund to the commissioner of public safety for the director of the Homeland
Security and Emergency Management Division (HSEM) to award grants in equal amounts
to emergency management departments in the 87 counties, 11 federally recognized tribes,
and four cities of the first class for planning and preparedness activities, including capital
purchases. This amount is added to the base appropriation for this purpose. Local emergency
management departments must make a request to HSEM for these grants. Current local
funding for emergency management and preparedness activities may not be supplanted by
these additional state funds.
new text end

new text begin (b) By March 15, 2023, the commissioner of public safety must submit a report on the
grant awards to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with
jurisdiction over emergency management and preparedness activities. At a minimum, the
report must summarize grantee activities and identify grant recipients.
new text end