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SF 1696

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/25/2019 03:44pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to environment; providing for payment for processing mixed municipal
solid waste; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [115A.546] MIXED MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE; PROCESSING
PAYMENT.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definition. new text end

new text begin For the purpose of this section, "processed" means mixed
municipal solid waste that has been:
new text end

new text begin (1) burned for energy recovery; or
new text end

new text begin (2) processed into usable compost or refuse-derived fuel.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Processing payment. new text end

new text begin (a) The commissioner must pay counties a processing
payment for each ton of mixed municipal solid waste that is generated in the county and
processed at a resource recovery facility located in Minnesota. The processing payment is
$5 for each ton of mixed municipal solid waste processed.
new text end

new text begin (b) By the last day of October, January, April, and July, each county claiming the
processing payment must file a claim for payment with the commissioner for the three
previous months certifying the number of tons of mixed municipal solid waste that were
generated in the county and processed at a resource recovery facility. The commissioner
must pay the processing payments by November 15, February 15, May 15, and August 15
each year.
new text end

new text begin (c) If the total amount for which all counties are eligible in a quarter exceeds the amount
available for payment, the commissioner must make the payments on a pro rata basis.
new text end

new text begin (d) All of the money received by a county under this section must be used to lower the
tipping fee for waste to be processed at a resource recovery facility.
new text end