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SF 1973

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/13/2019 04:01pm

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; modifying number of assistant commissioners employed
by Pollution Control Agency; limiting amount used by Pollution Control Agency
to administer money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 116.03,
subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 116.03, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Office.

(a) The Office of Commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency
is created and is under the supervision and control of the commissioner, who is appointed
by the governor under the provisions of section 15.06.

(b) The commissioner may appoint a deputy commissioner and new text beginup to three new text endassistant
commissioners who deleted text beginshall bedeleted text endnew text begin arenew text end in the unclassified service.

(c) The commissioner shall make all decisions on behalf of the agency.

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.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 116.03, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


new text begin Subd. 3a. new text end

new text begin Grant administrative costs. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of the Pollution Control
Agency must use no more than three percent of any grant money for administering grant
programs, delivering technical services, providing fiscal oversight, and ensuring
accountability. For purposes of this subdivision, "grant money" means any money to be
disbursed as a grant or administered as a grant by the Pollution Control Agency, regardless
of its source.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment and
applies to grants disbursed on or after that date.
new text end