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HF 1555

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/21/2019 02:05pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; expanding uses of appropriations for corridors of
commerce program;amending Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 3, article
2, section 2, subdivision 1; Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 1, section 16,
subdivision 11.

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

Section 1.

Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 2, subdivision 1,
is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Corridors of Commerce

$
300,000,000

This appropriation is to the commissioner of
transportation for the corridors of commerce
program under Minnesota Statutes, section
161.088, and is available in amounts of:

(1) $50,000,000 in fiscal year 2018;

(2) $50,000,000 in fiscal year 2019;

(3) $100,000,000 in fiscal year 2020; and

(4) $100,000,000 in fiscal year 2021.

The commissioner may use up to 17 percent
of the amount each year for program delivery.

new text begin This appropriation may be used for projects
selected by the commissioner under Laws
2018, chapter 214, article 1, section 16,
subdivision 11.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 1, section 16, subdivision 11, is amended to read:


Subd. 11.

Corridors of Commerce

400,000,000

From the bond proceeds account in the trunk
highway fund for the corridors of commerce
program under Minnesota Statutes, section
161.088.

This appropriation is available in the amounts
of:

(1) $150,000,000 in fiscal year 2022;

(2) $150,000,000 in fiscal year 2023; and

(3) $100,000,000 in fiscal year 2024.

new text begin This appropriation may be used for projects
selected by the commissioner under Laws
2017, First Special Session chapter 3, article
2, section 2, subdivision 1.
new text end

From this appropriation, the commissioner
must select projects solely using the results of
the spring 2018 evaluation for the corridors
of commerce program, in order based on total
score, and must select at least two projects
located outside the Department of
Transportation metropolitan district. If funds
are insufficient for an identified project, the
commissioner must either select the identified
project, or select one or more alternative
projects that are (1) for a segment within the
project limits of the identified project; and (2)
also identified and scored in the spring 2018
evaluation process. For projects located
outside the Department of Transportation
metropolitan district, the commissioner must
not select a project located in a county within
which a project was selected for funding in
the spring 2018 evaluation for the corridors
of commerce program.

This appropriation cancels as specified under
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, except
that the commissioner of management and
budget shall count the start of authorization
for issuance of state bonds as the first day of
the fiscal year during which the bonds are
available to be issued, and not as the date of
enactment of this section.