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SF 499

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/28/2019 02:11pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to elections; providing free public transit on election day.

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

Section 1. new text beginTRANSIT SERVICE ON ELECTION DAY.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Operating assistance recipients. new text end

new text begin An eligible recipient of operating
assistance under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.24, who contracts or has contracted to
provide fixed route public transit shall provide fixed route public transit service free of
charge on a day a state general election is held.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Metropolitan Council. new text end

new text begin (a) The Metropolitan Council shall provide regular
route transit, as defined under Minnesota Statutes, section 473.385, subdivision 1, paragraph
(b), free of charge on a day a state general election is held.
new text end

new text begin (b) The requirements under this subdivision apply to operators of regular route transit
(1) receiving financial assistance under Minnesota Statutes, section 473.388, or (2) operating
under Minnesota Statutes, section 473.405, subdivision 12.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2020.
new text end