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SF 1268

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/14/2019 03:57pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to Mississippi River Parkway Commission; modifying commission member
terms; repealing the commission expiration date; modifying trunk highway fund
appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 161.1419, subdivision
2; 161.20, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 161.1419,
subdivision 8.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 161.1419, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Members.

(a) The commission shall be composed of 15 members of whom:

(1) one shall be appointed by the commissioner of transportation;

(2) one shall be appointed by the commissioner of natural resources;

(3) one shall be appointed by the director of Explore Minnesota Tourism;

(4) one shall be appointed by the commissioner of agriculture;

(5) one shall be appointed by the director of the Minnesota Historical Society;

(6) two shall be members of the senate to be appointed by the Committee on Committees;

(7) two shall be members of the house of representatives to be appointed by the speaker;

(8) one shall be the secretary appointed pursuant to subdivision 3; and

(9) five shall be citizen members appointed new text beginto staggered four-year terms new text endby five citizen
committees established by the members appointed under clauses (1) to (8), with each citizen
committee established within and representing each of the following geographic segments
along the Mississippi River:

(i) Lake Itasca to but not including the city of Grand Rapids;

(ii) Grand Rapids to but not including the city of Brainerd;

(iii) Brainerd to but not including the city of Elk River;

(iv) Elk River to but not including the city of Hastings; and

(v) Hastings to the Iowa border.

Each citizen committee member shall be a resident of the geographic segment that the
committee and member represents.

(b) The members of the commission new text beginappointed in paragraph (a), clauses (1) to (8), new text endshall
serve for a term expiring at the close of each regular session of the legislature and until their
successors are appointed.

new text begin (c)new text end Successor members shall be appointed by the same appointing authorities. Members
may be reappointed. Any vacancy shall be filled by the appointing authority. The
commissioner of transportation, the commissioner of natural resources, and the director of
the Minnesota Historical Society shall be ex officio members, and shall be in addition to
the 15 members heretofore provided for. Immediately upon making the appointments to the
commission the appointing authorities shall so notify the Mississippi River Parkway
Commission, hereinafter called the National Commission, giving the names and addresses
of the members so appointed.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 161.20, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Trunk highway fund appropriations.

The commissioner may expend trunk
highway funds only for trunk highway purposes. Payment of expenses related to Bureau of
Criminal Apprehension laboratory, Explore Minnesota Tourism kiosks, Minnesota Safety
Council, driver education programs, Emergency Medical Services Board, deleted text beginMississippi River
Parkway Commission,
deleted text end payments to MN.IT Services in excess of actual costs incurred for
trunk highway purposes, and personnel costs incurred on behalf of the Governor's Office
do not further a highway purpose and do not aid in the construction, improvement, or
maintenance of the highway system.

Sec. 3. new text beginMISSISSIPPI RIVER PARKWAY COMMISSION CITIZEN MEMBERS.
new text end

new text begin Citizens currently appointed to the Mississippi River Parkway Commission under
Minnesota Statutes, section 161.1419, subdivision 2, serve terms as follows:
new text end

new text begin (1) Lake Itasca to but not including the city of Grand Rapids, for a term ending December
31, 2024;
new text end

new text begin (2) Grand Rapids to but not including the city of Brainerd, for a term ending December
31, 2022;
new text end

new text begin (3) Brainerd to but not including the city of Elk River, for a term ending December 31,
2022;
new text end

new text begin (4) Elk River to but not including the city of Hastings, for a term ending December 31,
2024; and
new text end

new text begin (5) Hastings to the Iowa border, for a term ending December 31, 2024.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginREPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 161.1419, subdivision 8, new text end new text begin is repealed.
new text end

APPENDIX

Repealed Minnesota Statutes: 19-3477

161.1419 MISSISSIPPI RIVER PARKWAY COMMISSION.

Subd. 8.

Expiration.

The commission expires on June 30, 2020.