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HF 2674

1st Engrossment - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 04/04/2016 04:07pm

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

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1st Engrossment Posted on 03/29/2016

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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; extending Mineral Coordinating Committee;
creating task force to study aggregate resources; providing appointments;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 93.0015, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 93.0015, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Expiration.

The committee expires June 30, deleted text begin2016deleted text endnew text begin 2026new text end.

Sec. 2. new text beginAGGREGATE RESOURCES TASK FORCE.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Creation; membership. new text end

new text begin (a) The Aggregate Resources Task Force
consists of eight members appointed as follows:
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new text begin (1) the speaker of the house shall appoint four members of the house of representatives
to include two members of the majority party and two members of the minority party, with
one member being the chair of the committee with jurisdiction over aggregate mining; and
new text end

new text begin (2) the senate Subcommittee on Committees of the Committee on Rules and
Administration shall appoint four members of the senate to include two members of the
majority party and two members of the minority party, with one member being the chair
of the committee with jurisdiction over aggregate mining.
new text end

new text begin (b) The appointing authorities must make their respective appointments no later
than July 15, 2016.
new text end

new text begin (c) The first meeting of the task force must be convened by the chairs of the house of
representatives and senate committees with jurisdiction over aggregate mining who will
serve as cochairs of the task force.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Duties. new text end

new text begin The task force must study and provide recommendations on:
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new text begin (1) the Department of Natural Resources' and Metropolitan Council's aggregate
mapping progress and needs;
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new text begin (2) the effectiveness of recent aggregate tax legislation and the use of the revenues
collected by counties;
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new text begin (3) the use of state funds to preserve aggregate reserves; and
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new text begin (4) local land use and permitting issues, environmental review requirements, and the
impacts of other state regulations on aggregate reserves.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Report. new text end

new text begin No later than January 15, 2018, the task force shall submit a
report to the chairs of the house of representatives and senate committees and divisions
with jurisdiction over aggregate mining and environment and natural resources finance
containing the findings of its study.
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new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Expiration. new text end

new text begin The Aggregate Resources Task Force expires 45 days after
its report and recommendations are delivered to the legislature or on June 30, 2018,
whichever date is earlier.
new text end