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SF 3162

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/13/2020 04:39pm

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; requiring cancellation of certain appropriations to penalize
late reporting.

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

Section 1. new text beginCANCELING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CERTAIN AGENCIES THAT
FAIL TO TIMELY FILE LEGALLY REQUIRED REPORTS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Identification of late reports. new text end

new text begin By February 1 each year, the director of
the Legislative Reference Library must certify to the commissioner of management and
budget the cumulative number of days that the Pollution Control Agency, the Department
of Natural Resources, and the Board of Water and Soil Resources, respectively, submitted
legally required reports after the applicable due date during the previous calendar year.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Cancellation of appropriation. new text end

new text begin Upon receipt of a certification under subdivision
1, the commissioner of management and budget must cancel each agency's current fiscal
year general fund appropriation in an amount equal to the number of cumulative late days
reported for that agency under subdivision 1, multiplied by $10,000.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Reporting. new text end

new text begin By February 15 each year, the commissioner of management and
budget must report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the house of representatives
and senate committees and divisions having jurisdiction over environment and natural
resources finance actions taken under subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Expiration. new text end

new text begin This section expires June 30, 2023.
new text end