Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Minnesota Legislature

Office of the Revisor of Statutes

SF 1027

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/14/2019 03:41pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

Line numbers 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4
1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19

A bill for an act
relating to economic development; appropriating money to the east African
community economic development pilot grant program; requiring a report.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT PILOT GRANT PROGRAM.
new text end

new text begin (a) $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2021 are appropriated
from the general fund to the commissioner of employment and economic development for
a grant to Youthprise to give grants through a competitive process to community
organizations to provide economic development services designed to enhance long-term
economic self-sufficiency in communities with concentrated east African populations. Such
communities include but are not limited to Faribault, Rochester, St. Cloud, Moorhead, and
Willmar. To the extent possible, Youthprise must make at least 50 percent of these grants
to organizations serving communities located outside the seven-county metropolitan area,
as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121, subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin (b) By January 15 of each year, beginning in 2022, the commissioner must submit a
report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the committees of the house of
representatives and the senate with jurisdiction over economic development that details the
use of grant funds and the outcomes achieved to date.
new text end