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SF 643

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/31/2019 02:43pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; modifying Minnesota Zoological Garden reporting
requirements; requiring return of money appropriated from general fund in certain
circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 85A.02, subdivision
12, by adding a subdivision.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 85A.02, subdivision 12, is amended to read:

Subd. 12.


The board shall report to the legislature by September 15 of each year
on the activities of the board and the operation of the zoological garden. The report must
summarize the activities of the board and the Minnesota Zoological Garden over the
preceding fiscal year ending June 30new text begin and must state the percentage of total admissions to
the zoological garden during this period that were free admissions
new text end. The report must be
submitted together with the financial report required by subdivision 5c.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 85A.02, is amended by adding a subdivision to

new text begin Subd. 12a. new text end

new text begin Return of general fund money in certain circumstances. new text end

new text begin If a report
submitted under subdivision 12 states that more than 30 percent of total admissions during
the fiscal year covered by the report were free admissions, the board must transfer to the
commissioner of management and budget for deposit in the general fund an amount equal
to 20 percent of the general fund money received by the board during that same period. A
transfer required by this subdivision must be made no later than June 30 after the report is
new text end