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SF 2767

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 the legislature; changing certain requirements for local impact notes;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 3.987, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 3.987, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Local impact notes.

The commissioner of finance shall coordinate
the development of a local impact note for any proposed legislation introduced after June
30, 1997, or any rule proposed after December 31, 1999, upon request of the chair or the
ranking minority member of deleted text begineither legislative Tax Committeedeleted text endnew text begin a legislative committeenew text endnew text begin with
jurisdiction over the proposed legislation
new text end. Upon receipt of a request to prepare a local
impact note, the commissioner must notify the authors of the proposed legislation or, for
an administrative rule, the head of the relevant executive agency or department, that the
request has been made. The local impact note must be made available to the public upon
request. If the action is among the exceptions listed in section 3.988, a local impact note
need not be requested nor prepared. The commissioner shall make a reasonable and timely
estimate of the local fiscal impact on each type of political subdivision that would result
from the proposed legislation. The commissioner of finance may require any political
subdivision or the commissioner of an administrative agency of the state to supply in
a timely manner any information determined to be necessary to determine local fiscal
impact. The political subdivision, its representative association, or commissioner shall
convey the requested information to the commissioner of finance with a signed statement
to the effect that the information is accurate and complete to the best of its ability. The
political subdivision, its representative association, or commissioner, when requested,
shall update its determination of local fiscal impact based on actual cost or revenue
figures, improved estimates, or both. Upon completion of the note, the commissioner must
provide a copy to the authors of the proposed legislationnew text begin, as well as the chair and ranking
minority member of all committees to which a bill is referred,
new text end or, for an administrative
rule, to the head of the relevant executive agency or department.