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SF 2174

1st Engrossment - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; designating the Department of Administration as
the lead agency for certain purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section
16B.055, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16B.055,
subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16B.055, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

deleted text beginGovernor's Advisory Council on Technology for People with
Disabilities
deleted text endnew text begin Federal Assistive Technology Actnew text end.

new text begin(a) new text endThe Department of Administration
deleted text begin shall serve as the lead agency to assist the Minnesota Governor's Advisory Council on
Technology for People with Disabilities in carrying out all responsibilities pursuant to
United States Code, title 29, section 2211 et seq., and any other responsibilities related
to that program
deleted text endnew text begin is designated as the lead agency to carry out all the responsibilities
under the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as provided by Public Law 108-364, as
amended. The Minnesota Assistive Technology Advisory Council is established to fulfill
the responsibilities required by the Assistive Technology Act, as provided by Public Law
108-364, as amended. Because the existence of this council is required by federal law, this
council does not expire and the expiration date provided in section 15.059, subdivision
5, does not apply
new text end.

new text begin (b) The governor shall appoint the membership of the council as required by the
Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as provided by Public Law 108-364, as amended.
After the governor has completed the appointments required by this subdivision, the
commissioner of administration, or the commissioner's designee, shall convene the first
meeting of the council following the appointments. Members shall serve two-year
terms commencing July 1 of each odd-numbered year, and receive the compensation
specified by the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, as provided by Public Law 108-364, as
amended. The members of the council shall select their chair at the first meeting following
their appointment.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2007.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text begin REPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 16B.055, subdivisions 2 and 3, new text end new text begin are repealed.
new text end