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HF 3660

1st Engrossment - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 04/28/2010 03:24pm

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

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Introduction Posted on 03/15/2010
1st Engrossment Posted on 04/28/2010

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A bill for an act
relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of certain claims;
appropriating money.

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

Section 1. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.
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new text begin The amounts in this section are appropriated from the general fund to the
commissioner of corrections in fiscal year 2011 for full and final payment under Minnesota
Statutes, sections 3.738 and 3.739, of claims against the state for injuries suffered by
and medical services provided to persons injured while performing community service
or sentence-to-service work for correctional purposes or while incarcerated in a state
correctional facility. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2011.
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new text begin (a) For sentence-to-service and community work service claims under $500 and
other claims already paid by the department, $3,692.83.
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new text begin (b) For payment to Robert Finch for permanent injuries to his left hand suffered
while performing assigned duties while incarcerated at MCF-Faribault, $7,200.
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new text begin (c) For payment to Thomas Hamilton for permanent injuries to his ankle suffered
while performing assigned duties while incarcerated at MCF-Faribault, $4,736.
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new text begin (d) For payment to Leon Hettver for permanent injuries to his left hand suffered
while performing assigned duties while incarcerated at MCF-Faribault, $1,875.
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new text begin (e) For payment to Robert Johnson for permanent injuries to his face suffered while
performing assigned duties while incarcerated at MCF-Stillwater, $1,500.
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new text begin (f) For payment to William Jones for permanent injuries to his left hand suffered
while performing assigned duties while incarcerated at MCF-Faribault, $3,750.
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new text begin (g) For payment to Tamara Lamke for permanent injuries to her knee suffered while
performing sentence-to-service work in Isanti County, $3,750.
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new text begin (h) For payment to John Lee for permanent injuries to his left hand suffered while
performing assigned duties while incarcerated at MCF-Faribault, $3,703.13.
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new text begin (i) For payment to Paul McKay for permanent injuries to his right hand suffered
while performing assigned duties while incarcerated at MCF-Rush City, $1,875.
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new text begin (j) For payment to Chad Westring for permanent injuries to his spine suffered
while performing sentence-to-service work in Todd County, $11,475; and for payment to
medical providers for treatment of Mr. Westring, $13,903.33.
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Sec. 2. new text beginOFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR.
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new text begin (a) $34,049.10 is appropriated from the general fund in fiscal year 2011 to the
Office of the Court Administrator for payment to William Howard Heins as full and final
payment of his claim for compensation for wrongful imprisonment.
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new text begin (b) The Office of the Court Administrator shall ensure that all fines and restitution
balances listed by the Office of the Court Administrator on the attachment to their April 9,
2010, letter to the Joint House/Senate Subcommittee on Claims, except item number seven
on that list, are paid out of the payment to Mr. Heins in paragraph (a). The amounts to be
paid total $8,565.10, or so much of that amount as is still owed when Mr. Heins receives
the payment provided for in paragraph (a).
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new text begin (c) Before receiving payment under paragraph (a), Mr. Heins must sign a release
agreeing that it is a full and final payment of his claim against the state, or political
subdivision of the state, or any employee of the state or political subdivision for wrongful
imprisonment in 2007 and 2008 and that he will not request or accept credit against any
future sentences imposed on him for that time of wrongful imprisonment. The Office
of the Court Administrator shall reduce the amount of any payment under this section
to reflect any credit given to Mr. Heins for the wrongful imprisonment covered by the
payment in any sentencing proceeding before the payment is made.
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