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SF 3578

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/05/2020 04:10pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to historical societies; creating contracting provisions for historic
preservation corps; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 471.59, subdivision
1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 138.


Section 1.

new text begin [138.935] HISTORIC PRESERVATION CORPS.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definition. new text end

new text begin For the purposes of this section "historic preservation corps"
means a nonprofit corporation under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code that
provides on-the-job training and workforce development skills to youth and young adults
by engaging them in the repair and maintenance of historic structures, buildings, and sites.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Joint powers. new text end

new text begin Historic preservation corps are governmental units for the
purposes of section 471.59 and have the rights and liabilities available under that section.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 471.59, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.


Two or more governmental units, by agreement entered into
through action of their governing bodies, may jointly or cooperatively exercise any power
common to the contracting parties or any similar powers, including those which are the
same except for the territorial limits within which they may be exercised. The agreement
may provide for the exercise of such powers by one or more of the participating governmental
units on behalf of the other participating units. The term "governmental unit" as used in this
section includes every city, county, town, school district, independent nonprofit firefighting
corporation, other political subdivision of this or another state, another state, federally
recognized Indian tribe, the University of Minnesota, the Minnesota Historical Society,new text begin
historic preservation corps under section 138.395,
new text end nonprofit hospitals licensed under sections
144.50 to 144.56, rehabilitation facilities and extended employment providers that are
certified by the commissioner of employment and economic development, day and supported
employment services licensed under chapter 245D, and any agency of the state of Minnesota
or the United States, and includes any instrumentality of a governmental unit. For the purpose
of this section, an instrumentality of a governmental unit means an instrumentality having
independent policy-making and appropriating authority.