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SF 2929

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

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to local government; authorizing political subdivisions to make grants to
nonprofit organizations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 471.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [471.937] GRANTS TO NONPROFITS.
new text end

new text begin A political subdivision of the state may make monetary or in-kind grants to any
nonprofit organization qualifying under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of
1986, as amended, if the grant is for a public purpose and is to support an educational,
social service, health, or other charitable purpose. This authority is in addition to any
specific authority in law. A grant may be made after a proposal to make the grant is heard
and voted on at a regularly scheduled meeting of the governing body. For the purposes of
this section, "political subdivision" means a county, statutory or home rule charter city, or
town, including a town operating under section 368.01.
new text end