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SF 1626

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/25/2019 03:12pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a River Learning Center;
authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Section 1. new text beginST. PAUL; GREAT RIVER PASSAGE, RIVER LEARNING CENTER.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Appropriation. new text end

new text begin $3,000,000 is appropriated from the bond proceeds fund
to the Metropolitan Council for a grant to the city of St. Paul for predesign and design of a
River Learning Center project and adjacent site development in Crosby Farms Regional
Park. The project will integrate environmental education, river access, and river and
nature-based recreation, along with increasing safe access to and awareness by the public
of the Mississippi River. The River Learning Center is an opportunity to build on the history
and interconnectedness to the river, create an authentic, signature destination that positions
the state nationally and internationally, improve the quality of life for residents and visitors,
and cultivate a constituency that values the river and will care for it into the future.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Bond sale. new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this section from the bond
proceeds fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of
the state in an amount up to $3,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect
prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota
Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7.
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