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HF 79

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 04/20/2017 11:55am

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 01/05/2017

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a veterans home in Fillmore
County; allowing for nonstate contributions; authorizing the sale and issuance of
state bonds.

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

Section 1. new text beginVETERANS HOME; FILLMORE COUNTY.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Short title. new text end

new text begin This section may be cited as the "Minnesota Veterans and
Quality of Life Act."
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Appropriation. new text end

new text begin $10,000,000 is appropriated from the bond proceeds fund to
the commissioner of administration to design, construct, furnish, and equip a veterans home
in Fillmore County to provide a continuum of care, including skilled nursing care, to
Minnesota veterans.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Veterans home established. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of veterans affairs may apply
for federal funding and establish a veterans home in Fillmore County with up to 140 beds
available for eligible veterans and their spouses. The state shall provide the necessary
operating costs for the veterans home in excess of any revenue and federal funding for the
home that may be required to continue the operation of the home and care for Minnesota
veterans.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Nonstate contribution. new text end

new text begin The commissioner of administration may accept
contributions of land or money from private individuals, businesses, local governments,
veterans service organizations, and other nonstate sources for the purpose of providing
matching funding when soliciting federal funding for the development of the home.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Bond sale. new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this section from the bond
proceeds fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of
the state in an amount up to $10,000,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect
prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota
Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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