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HF 2973

1st Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 04/02/2012 12:52pm

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

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Introduction Posted on 03/28/2012
1st Engrossment Posted on 04/02/2012

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire
and better public land and buildings for trunk highway purposes; providing
supplemental funds for flood mitigation; authorizing the sale and issuance of
trunk highway bonds; appropriating money.

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

ARTICLE 1

TRUNK HIGHWAY FUND APPROPRIATIONS

Section 1. new text beginTRUNK HIGHWAY
APPROPRIATION
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 17,530,000
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Appropriation for
Transportation
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is to the commissioner of
transportation for the purposes specified in
this section.
new text end

new text begin Unless otherwise specified, this appropriation
is for fiscal year 2013 from the trunk highway
fund and is available until expended.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Willmar District Headquarters
new text end

new text begin 7,500,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, furnish, and equip a
maintenance facility addition to the existing
Willmar district headquarters building,
and corresponding remodeling of the
headquarters building.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Plymouth Truck Station
new text end

new text begin 5,600,000
new text end

new text begin To construct and equip a new truck station
and bridge crew building in Plymouth.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Cambridge Truck Station
new text end

new text begin 3,300,000
new text end

new text begin To design, construct, furnish, and equip a new
truck station facility in Cambridge, including
ancillary buildings and site improvements.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Crookston, Eden Prairie, and
Mendota Truck Station Design
new text end

new text begin 1,100,000
new text end

new text begin To design new additions to the existing truck
station buildings in Crookston, Eden Prairie,
and Mendota.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Overweight Motor Vehicle
Registration Collection
new text end

new text begin 30,000
new text end

new text begin To modify Department of Transportation
permit system to allow the department
to collect additional registration taxes for
overweight motor vehicles.
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is only available if
legislation is enacted in the 2012 legislative
session authorizing the commissioner to
collect a surcharge or additional registration
tax on motor vehicles.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin This article is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

ARTICLE 2

TRUNK HIGHWAY BONDS

Section 1. new text beginROCHESTER MAINTENANCE FACILITY.
new text end

new text begin $16,100,000 is appropriated to the commissioner of transportation to design,
construct, furnish, and equip the maintenance facility in Rochester and corresponding
remodeling of the existing district headquarters building. This appropriation is from the
bond proceeds account in the trunk highway fund.
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Sec. 2. new text beginFLOOD MITIGATION.
new text end

new text begin $10,000,000 is appropriated from the bond proceeds account in the trunk highway
fund to the commissioner of transportation to provide supplemental funds for one project
that, prior to the effective date of this section, has been awarded or allocated funding under
the department's flood mitigation program. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.642, this appropriation is available until expended.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginBOND SALE EXPENSES.
new text end

new text begin $2,610,000 is appropriated from the bond proceeds account in the trunk highway
fund to the commissioner of management and budget for bond sale expenses under
Minnesota Statutes, section 167.50, subdivision 4.
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Sec. 4. new text beginTRUNK HIGHWAY FUND BOND PROCEEDS ACCOUNT.
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new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this article from the bond proceeds account
in the trunk highway fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and
issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $28,710,000 in the manner, upon the terms,
and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 167.50 to 167.52, and
by the Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, section 11, at the times and in the amounts
requested by the commissioner of transportation. The proceeds of the bonds, except
accrued interest and any premium received from the sale of the bonds, must be credited
to the bond proceeds account in the trunk highway fund.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
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new text begin This article is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end