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HF 2126

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/18/2019 10:20pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to energy; establishing a net zero emissions project; requiring a report;
appropriating money.

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

Section 1.

new text begin PRAIRIE ISLAND NET ZERO PROJECT.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Program established. new text end

new text begin The Prairie Island Net Zero Project is established
with the goal of the Prairie Island Indian Community developing an energy system that
results in net zero emissions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Grant. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of employment and economic development must
enter into a grant contract with the Prairie Island Indian Community to provide the amount
appropriated under section 2 to stimulate research, development, and implementation of
renewable energy projects benefiting the Prairie Island Indian Community or its members.
Any examination conducted by the commissioner of employment and economic development
to determine the sufficiency of the financial stability and capacity of the Prairie Island Indian
Community to carry out the purposes of this grant is limited to the Community Services
Department of the Prairie Island Indian Community.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Plan; report. new text end

new text begin The Prairie Island Indian Community must file a plan with the
commissioner of employment and economic development no later than July 1, 2019,
describing the Prairie Island Net Zero Project elements and implementation strategy. The
Prairie Island Indian Community must file a report on July 1, 2020, and each July 1 thereafter
until the project is complete, describing the progress made in implementing the project and
the uses of expended funds. A final report must be completed within 90 days of the date
the project is complete.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2019.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 116C.779, subdivision 1, paragraph (j),
$46,200,000 in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the renewable development account
under Minnesota Statutes, section 116C.779, subdivision 1, to the commissioner of
employment and economic development for a grant to the Prairie Island Indian Community
to establish the Net Zero Project under section 1.
new text end