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1st Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/25/2019 03:33pm

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A bill for an act
relating to environment; appropriating money for closed landfill program activities
at Waste Disposal Engineering site in Anoka County; appropriating money to the
closed landfill investment fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section
16A.152, subdivisions 1b, 2.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 16A.152, subdivision 1b, is amended to read:


Subd. 1b.

Budget reserve level.

(a) The commissioner of management and budget shall
calculate the budget reserve level by multiplying the current biennium's general fund
nondedicated revenues and the most recent budget reserve percentage under subdivision 8.

(b) If, on the basis of a November forecast of general fund revenues and expenditures,
the commissioner of management and budget determines that there will be a positive
unrestricted general fund balance at the close of the biennium and that the provisions of
subdivision 2, paragraph (a), deleted text beginclauses (1), (2), (3), and (4),deleted text end are satisfied, the commissioner
shall transfer to the budget reserve account in the general fund the amount necessary to
increase the budget reserve to the budget reserve level determined under paragraph (a). The
amount of the transfer authorized in this paragraph shall not exceed 33 percent of the positive
unrestricted general fund balance determined in the forecast.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 16A.152, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Additional revenues; priority.

(a) If on the basis of a forecast of general fund
revenues and expenditures, the commissioner of management and budget determines that
there will be a positive unrestricted budgetary general fund balance at the close of the
biennium, the commissioner of management and budget must allocate money to the following
accounts and purposes in priority order:

(1) the cash flow account established in subdivision 1 until that account reaches
$350,000,000;

(2) the budget reserve account established in subdivision 1a until that account reaches
$1,596,522,000;

(3) the amount necessary to increase the aid payment schedule for school district aids
and credits payments in section 127A.45 to not more than 90 percent rounded to the nearest
tenth of a percent without exceeding the amount available and with any remaining funds
deposited in the budget reserve;

(4) the amount necessary to restore all or a portion of the net aid reductions under section
127A.441 and to reduce the property tax revenue recognition shift under section 123B.75,
subdivision 5
, by the same amount; and

deleted text begin (5) the clean water fund established in section 114D.50 until $22,000,000 has been
transferred into the fund
deleted text end

new text begin (5) the closed landfill investment fund established in section 115B.421 until $10,300,000
has been transferred into the account
new text end.

(b) The amounts necessary to meet the requirements of this section are appropriated
from the general fund within two weeks after the forecast is released or, in the case of
transfers under paragraph (a), clauses (3) and (4), as necessary to meet the appropriations
schedules otherwise established in statute.

(c) The commissioner of management and budget shall certify the total dollar amount
of the reductions under paragraph (a), clauses (3) and (4), to the commissioner of education.
The commissioner of education shall increase the aid payment percentage and reduce the
property tax shift percentage by these amounts and apply those reductions to the current
fiscal year and thereafter.

(d) Paragraph (a), clause (5), expires after the entire amount of the transfer has been
made.

Sec. 3. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; ANOKA COUNTY; WASTE DISPOSAL
ENGINEERING CLOSED LANDFILL.
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 115B.421, $10,300,000 in fiscal year 2019
is appropriated from the closed landfill investment fund to the commissioner of the Pollution
Control Agency to design and construct remedial systems, including cleanup and removal
of a leaking hazardous waste pit, and protect groundwater at the Waste Disposal Engineering
site in Anoka County according to the closed landfill program under Minnesota Statutes,
sections 115B.39 to 115B.42. By January 15, 2020, the commissioner must submit a status
report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the house of representatives and senate
committees and divisions with jurisdiction over environment and natural resources. This is
a onetime appropriation and is available until June 30, 2023.
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 beginCANCELLATION OF APPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin The appropriation in Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 6, section 4, subdivision 6, clause
(1), is canceled.
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