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SF 3144

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/20/2020 02:49pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; appropriating money for violent crime enforcement teams.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
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new text begin $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner
of public safety for violent crime enforcement team grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
299A.642, subdivision 9. In awarding these grants, the commissioner must place a priority
on funding nonmetro teams. The commissioner of public safety shall provide outreach,
technical assistance, and program development support to increase the capacity of small
communities to access grants under Minnesota Statutes, section 299A.642, subdivision 9,
particularly in areas where violent crime enforcement teams have not been established,
especially in greater Minnesota. By February 1 of each year, the commissioner shall report
to the chairs and ranking minority members of the senate and house of representatives
committees and divisions having jurisdiction over criminal justice policy and funding on
the distribution of grants, outreach, assistance, and support under this paragraph. The report
must include information on the total number of requests for grants, outreach, assistance,
and support, where these requests originated, and the amount of money for each successful
request.
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