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SF 1923

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 04/05/2019 04:24pm

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A bill for an act
relating to military veterans; providing funding to construct the Minnesota Medal
of Honor Commemorative Memorial; amending Laws 2016, chapter 189, article
13, section 64.

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

Section 1.

Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 13, section 64, is amended to read:


Sec. 64. MEMORIAL COMMEMORATING RECIPIENTS OF THE MEDAL OF
HONOR.

Subdivision 1.

Medal of Honor Memorial on the State Capitol grounds.

Subject to
approval by the Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board, the commissioner of
administration shall place a memorial on the State Capitol grounds to honor Minnesotans
awarded the Medal of Honor.

Subd. 2.

Gifts and grants.

The commissioner of veterans affairs may solicit gifts, grants,
or donations of any kind from any private or public source to carry out the purposes of this
section. A Medal of Honor Memorial account is created in the special revenue fund. new text beginThe
account consists of money transferred by law to the account and any other money donated,
gifted, granted, allotted, or otherwise provided to the account.
new text endAll gifts, grants, or donations
received by the commissioner shall be deposited in a Medal of Honor Memorial account in
the special revenue fund. Money in the account is new text beginannually new text endappropriated to the commissioner
of administration for predesign, design, construction, and ongoing maintenance of the
memorial.

deleted text begin Subd. 3. deleted text end

deleted text begin Restrictions. deleted text end

deleted text begin Money deposited in the Medal of Honor Memorial account is not
available until the commissioner of management and budget has determined an amount
sufficient to complete predesign of the memorial has been committed to the project from
nonstate sources. The commissioner of administration shall not begin construction on this
project until money in the account is sufficient to pay for all costs related to construction
and ongoing maintenance of the memorial.
deleted text end

Sec. 2. new text beginTRANSFER; MINNESOTA MEDAL OF HONOR COMMEMORATIVE
MEMORIAL.
new text end

new text begin $150,000 in fiscal year 2020 is transferred from the general fund to the commissioner
of administration for deposit in the Medal of Honor Memorial account established under
Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 13, section 64, subdivision 2. The commissioner shall use
the amount transferred under this section to construct the Medal of Honor Commemorative
Memorial.
new text end