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HF 3084

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/19/2020 12:59pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 01/30/2020

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state procurement; prohibiting the use of state revenues to purchase
water in single-use plastic bottles; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 16C.


Section 1.

new text begin [16C.121] BOTTLED WATER PURCHASE.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin For the purposes of this section, the following terms have
the meanings given them.
new text end

new text begin (a) "Bottled water" means water contained in a formed or molded container that is sealed
and is comprised primarily of plastic resin and intended primarily as a single-service
new text end

new text begin (b) "Water" means natural spring or well water; water from municipal or private utility
systems or other sources; distilled, deionized, filtered, or other purified water; mineral water;
carbonated, sparkling, or tonic water; or any of the foregoing to which a chemical or flavoring
is added.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Prohibition on state purchase. new text end

new text begin No state agency, officer, employee, department,
board, committee, commission, council, authority, advisory task force, entity, or organization
of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of state government shall use state funds to
purchase bottled water for its own general use or for use at meetings or events.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment and
applies to purchases made on or after that date.
new text end