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SF 1327

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/18/2019 02:17pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; making appropriations for the Minnesota Licensing and
Registration System (MNLARS) and certain reimbursements to deputy registrars.

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

Section 1. new text beginMINNESOTA LICENSING AND REGISTRATION SYSTEM (MNLARS)
APPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin (a) $11,734,000 in fiscal year 2019 is appropriated from the general fund to the
commissioner of public safety for the continued development, improvement, operations,
and deployment of the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System (MNLARS).
new text end

new text begin (b) This appropriation is not subject to the procedures under Laws 2018, chapter 101,
section 4, subdivision 5.
new text end

new text begin (c) This is a onetime appropriation and is available until June 30, 2020.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginDEPUTY REGISTRAR REIMBURSEMENTS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Appropriation. new text end

new text begin (a) $11,734,000 in fiscal year 2019 is appropriated from
the general fund to the commissioner of management and budget for reimbursement grants
to deputy registrars as provided in this section. The commissioner must provide the grants
by June 30, 2019. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (b) The commissioner must use existing resources to administer the reimbursements.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Eligibility. new text end

new text begin A deputy registrar office operated by the state is not eligible to
receive funds under this section.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Aid distribution. new text end

new text begin (a) The reimbursement grant to each deputy registrar, as
identified by the Driver and Vehicle Services-designated office location number, is calculated
as follows:
new text end

new text begin (1) ten percent of available funds allocated equally among all deputy registrars;
new text end

new text begin (2) 45 percent of available funds allocated proportionally based on (i) the number of
transactions where a filing fee under Minnesota Statutes, section 168.33, subdivision 7, is
retained by each deputy registrar from August 1, 2017, through December 31, 2018,
compared to (ii) the total number of transactions where a filing fee is retained by all deputy
registrars during that time period; and
new text end

new text begin (3) 45 percent of available funds allocated proportionally based on (i) the number of
transactions where a filing fee is retained by each deputy registrar from July 1, 2014, through
June 30, 2017, compared to (ii) the total number of transactions where a filing fee is retained
by all deputy registrars during that time period.
new text end

new text begin (b) For a deputy registrar appointed after July 1, 2014, the commissioner of management
and budget must identify whether a corresponding discontinued deputy registrar appointment
exists. If a corresponding discontinued deputy registrar is identified, the commissioner must
include the transactions of the discontinued deputy registrar in the calculations under
paragraph (a) for the deputy registrar appointed after July 1, 2014.
new text end

new text begin (c) For a deputy registrar appointed after July 1, 2014, to which paragraph (b) does not
apply, the commissioner of management and budget must calculate the deputy registrar's
proportional share under paragraph (a), clause (3), based on the average number of
transactions where a filing fee is retained among the deputy registrars, as calculated excluding
any deputy registrars for which this paragraph applies.
new text end

new text begin (d) In the calculations under paragraph (a), the commissioner of management and budget
must exclude transactions for (1) a deputy registrar office operated by the state, and (2) a
discontinued deputy registrar for which paragraph (b) does not apply.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end