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HF 1079

3rd Engrossment - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 04/28/2021 10:08am

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/11/2021
1st Engrossment Posted on 04/09/2021
2nd Engrossment Posted on 04/13/2021
3rd Engrossment Posted on 04/15/2021

Current Version - 3rd Engrossment

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1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26
1.27 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 2.28 2.29 2.30 2.31 2.32 2.33 2.34 2.35 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.9 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 3.21 3.22 3.23 3.24 3.25 3.26 3.27 3.28 3.29 3.30 3.31 3.32 3.33 3.34 3.35 3.36 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 4.16 4.17 4.18 4.19 4.20 4.21 4.22 4.23 4.24 4.25 4.26 4.27 4.28 4.29 4.30 4.31 4.32 4.33 4.34 4.35 4.36 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 5.8 5.9 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 5.18 5.19 5.20 5.21 5.22 5.23 5.24 5.25 5.26 5.27 5.28 5.29 5.30 5.31 5.32 5.33 5.34 5.35 5.36 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 6.10 6.11 6.12 6.13 6.14 6.15 6.16 6.17 6.18 6.19 6.20 6.21 6.22 6.23 6.24 6.25 6.26 6.27 6.28 6.29 6.30 6.31 6.32 6.33 6.34 6.35 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.8 7.9 7.10 7.11 7.12 7.13 7.14 7.15 7.16 7.17 7.18 7.19 7.20 7.21 7.22 7.23 7.24 7.25 7.26 7.27 7.28 7.29 7.30 7.31 7.32 7.33 7.34 7.35 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.8 8.9 8.10 8.11 8.12 8.13 8.14 8.15 8.16 8.17 8.18 8.19 8.20 8.21 8.22 8.23 8.24 8.25 8.26 8.27 8.28 8.29 8.30 8.31 8.32 8.33 8.34 8.35 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.9 9.10 9.11 9.12 9.13 9.14 9.15 9.16 9.17 9.18 9.19 9.20 9.21 9.22 9.23 9.24 9.25 9.26 9.27 9.28 9.29 9.30 9.31 9.32 9.33 9.34 9.35 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.9 10.10 10.11 10.12 10.13 10.14 10.15 10.16 10.17 10.18 10.19 10.20 10.21 10.22 10.23 10.24 10.25 10.26 10.27 10.28 10.29 10.30 10.31 10.32 10.33 10.34 10.35 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 11.5 11.6 11.7 11.8 11.9 11.10 11.11 11.12 11.13 11.14 11.15 11.16 11.17 11.18 11.19 11.20 11.21 11.22 11.23 11.24 11.25 11.26 11.27 11.28 11.29 11.30 11.31 11.32 11.33 11.34 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.9 12.10 12.11 12.12 12.13 12.14 12.15 12.16 12.17 12.18 12.19 12.20 12.21 12.22 12.23 12.24 12.25 12.26 12.27 12.28 12.29 12.30 12.31 12.32 12.33 12.34 12.35 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.6 13.7 13.8 13.9 13.10 13.11 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A bill for an act
relating to state government; appropriating money from outdoor heritage, clean
water, parks and trails, and arts and cultural heritage funds; modifying and
extending prior appropriations; modifying requirements to use money from legacy
funds; modifying trail provisions; modifying provisions for joint exercise of powers;
requiring reports and studies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 85.015,
subdivision 10; 85.53, subdivision 2; 97A.056, subdivisions 9, 11; 114D.50,
subdivision 4; 129D.17, subdivision 2; 471.59, subdivision 1; Laws 2017, chapter
91, article 2, sections 3; 5; 6; 8; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 2, article
2, sections 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; article 4, section 2, subdivision 6; Laws 2020, chapter
104, article 1, section 2, subdivision 5.

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

ARTICLE 1

OUTDOOR HERITAGE FUND

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the columns marked "Appropriations" are appropriated to the agencies
and for the purposes specified in this article. The appropriations are from the outdoor heritage
fund for the fiscal year indicated for each purpose. The figures "2022" and "2023" used in
this article mean that the appropriations listed under the figure are available for the fiscal
year ending June 30, 2022, and June 30, 2023, respectively. The "first year" is fiscal year
2022. The "second year" is fiscal year 2023. The "biennium" is fiscal years 2022 and 2023.
The appropriations in this article are onetime appropriations.
new text end

new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end
new text begin Available for the Year
new text end
new text begin Ending June 30
new text end
new text begin 2022
new text end
new text begin 2023
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginOUTDOOR HERITAGE FUND
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 130,837,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 557,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the outdoor heritage
fund. The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following
subdivisions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Prairies
new text end

new text begin 42,784,000
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin (a) DNR Wildlife Management Area and
Scientific and Natural Area Acquisition, Phase
XIII
new text end

new text begin $1,948,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to acquire
in fee and restore and enhance lands for
wildlife management under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8, and
to acquire land in fee for scientific and natural
area purposes under Minnesota Statutes,
section 86A.05, subdivision 5. Subject to
evaluation criteria in Minnesota Rules, part
6136.0900, priority must be given to acquiring
lands that are eligible for the native prairie
bank under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96,
or lands adjacent to protected native prairie.
A list of proposed land acquisitions must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (b) Accelerating Wildlife Management Area
Program, Phase XIII
new text end

new text begin $4,715,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Pheasants Forever to acquire
in fee and restore and enhance lands for
wildlife management under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8.
Subject to evaluation criteria in Minnesota
Rules, part 6136.0900, priority must be given
to acquiring lands that are eligible for the
native prairie bank under Minnesota Statutes,
section 84.96, or lands adjacent to protected
native prairie. A list of proposed land
acquisitions must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (c) Minnesota Prairie Recovery Project, Phase
XI
new text end

new text begin $2,794,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with The Nature Conservancy to
acquire land in fee and restore and enhance
native prairie, grasslands, wetlands, and
savanna. Subject to evaluation criteria in
Minnesota Rules, part 6136.0900, priority
must be given to acquiring lands that are
eligible for the native prairie bank under
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, or lands
adjacent to protected native prairie. Annual
income statements and balance sheets for
income and expenses from land acquired with
this appropriation must be submitted to the
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council no
later than 180 days after The Nature
Conservancy's fiscal year closes. A list of
proposed land acquisitions must be provided
as part of the required accomplishment plan.
Land acquisitions must be consistent with the
priorities identified in the Minnesota Prairie
Conservation Plan.
new text end

new text begin (d) Northern Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife
Refuge Land Acquisition, Phase XII
new text end

new text begin $3,280,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with The Nature Conservancy, in
cooperation with the United States Fish and
Wildlife Service, to acquire land in fee or
permanent conservation easements and restore
and enhance lands in the Northern Tallgrass
Prairie Habitat Preservation Area in western
Minnesota for addition to the Northern
Tallgrass Prairie National Wildlife Refuge.
Subject to evaluation criteria in Minnesota
Rules, part 6136.0900, priority must be given
to acquiring lands that are eligible for the
native prairie bank under Minnesota Statutes,
section 84.96, or lands adjacent to protected
native prairie. A list of proposed land
acquisitions must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan. Land
acquisitions must be consistent with the
priorities in the Minnesota Prairie
Conservation Plan.
new text end

new text begin (e) Cannon River Watershed Habitat Complex,
Phase X
new text end

new text begin $2,623,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with The Trust for Public Land, in
cooperation with Great River Greening and
the Cannon River Watershed Partnership, to
acquire land in fee in the Cannon River
watershed for wildlife management under
Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 8; to acquire land in fee for aquatic
management purposes under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 14; to
acquire land in fee for scientific and natural
areas under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 5; to acquire land in fee
for state forests under Minnesota Statutes,
section 86A.05, subdivision 7, and county
forests; and to restore and enhance lands in
the Cannon River watershed. Of this amount,
$1,784,000 is to The Trust for Public Land;
$687,000 is to Great River Greening; and
$152,000 is to the Cannon River Watershed
Partnership. Subject to evaluation criteria in
Minnesota Rules, part 6136.0900, priority
must be given to acquiring lands that are
eligible for the native prairie bank under
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96, or lands
adjacent to protected native prairie. A list of
proposed land acquisitions and restorations
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (f) Accelerated Native Prairie Bank Protection,
Phase VIII
new text end

new text begin $884,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources to acquire permanent
conservation easements to protect and restore
native prairie according to the Minnesota
Prairie Conservation Plan. Of this amount, up
to $120,000 is for establishing monitoring and
enforcement funds as approved in the
accomplishment plan and subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 17.
Subject to evaluation criteria in Minnesota
Rules, part 6136.0900, priority must be given
to acquiring lands that are eligible for the
native prairie bank under Minnesota Statutes,
section 84.96, or lands adjacent to protected
native prairie. A list of permanent conservation
easements must be provided as part of the final
report.
new text end

new text begin (g) RIM Buffers for Wildlife and Water, Phase
IX
new text end

new text begin $4,170,000 the first year is to the Board of
Water and Soil Resources to acquire
permanent conservation easements and restore
habitat under Minnesota Statutes, section
103F.515, to protect, restore, and enhance
habitat, including by expanding the riparian
buffer and floodplain program under the clean
water fund for wildlife benefits from buffers
on private land. Of this amount, up to
$195,000 is for establishing a monitoring and
enforcement fund as approved in the
accomplishment plan and subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 17. A
list of permanent conservation easements must
be provided as part of the final report.
new text end

new text begin (h) Prairie Chicken Habitat Partnership of
Southern Red River Valley, Phase VII
new text end

new text begin $2,264,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Pheasants Forever, in
cooperation with the Minnesota Prairie
Chicken Society, to acquire land in fee and to
restore and enhance lands in the southern Red
River Valley for wildlife management under
Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 8, or to be designated and
managed as waterfowl production areas in
Minnesota in cooperation with the United
States Fish and Wildlife Service. Subject to
evaluation criteria in Minnesota Rules, part
6136.0900, priority must be given to acquiring
lands that are eligible for the native prairie
bank under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.96,
or lands adjacent to protected native prairie.
A list of proposed land acquisitions must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (i) Accelerating USFWS Habitat Conservation
Easement Program, Phase III
new text end

new text begin $4,752,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Ducks Unlimited, in
cooperation with Pheasants Forever and the
United States Fish and Wildlife Service, to
acquire permanent conservation working lands
easements and to restore wetlands and prairie
grasslands. Of this amount, $3,153,000 is to
Ducks Unlimited and $1,599,000 is to
Pheasants Forever. A list of proposed
acquisitions and restorations must be provided
as part of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (j) Martin County DNR WMA Acquisition,
Phase V
new text end

new text begin $2,864,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire land in fee and restore
and enhance strategic prairie grassland,
wetland, and other wildlife habitat in Martin
and Watonwan counties for wildlife
management under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 8, as follows: $2,181,000
to Fox Lake Conservation League, Inc;
$592,000 to Ducks Unlimited; and $91,000 to
the Conservation Fund. A list of proposed
acquisitions must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (k) RIM Grasslands Reserve, Phase III
new text end

new text begin $4,354,000 the first year is to the Board of
Water and Soil Resources to acquire
permanent conservation easements and to
restore and enhance grassland habitat under
Minnesota Statutes, sections 103F.501 to
103F.531. Of this amount, up to $91,000 is
for establishing a monitoring and enforcement
fund as approved in the accomplishment plan
and subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. A list of permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the final report.
new text end

new text begin (l) DNR Grassland Enhancement, Phase XIII
new text end

new text begin $3,534,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to
accelerate the restoration and enhancement of
prairies, grasslands, and savannas in wildlife
management areas, in scientific and natural
areas, in aquatic management areas, on lands
in the native prairie bank, in bluff prairies on
state forest land in southeastern Minnesota,
and in waterfowl production areas and refuge
lands of the United States Fish and Wildlife
Service. A list of proposed land restorations
and enhancements must be provided as part
of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (m) Enhanced Public Land - Grasslands, Phase
V
new text end

new text begin $1,951,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Pheasants Forever to enhance
and restore grassland and wetland habitat on
public lands. A list of proposed land
restorations and enhancements must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (n) Anoka Sand Plain Habitat Conservation,
Phase VII
new text end

new text begin $2,651,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire permanent conservation
easements and to restore and enhance wildlife
habitat on public lands and easements in the
Anoka Sand Plain ecoregion and intersecting
minor watersheds as follows: $418,000 is to
the Anoka Conservation District; $700,000 is
to Great River Greening; $233,000 is to The
Nature Conservancy; and $1,300,000 is to
Minnesota Land Trust, of which up to
$168,000 to Minnesota Land Trust is for
establishing monitoring and enforcement funds
as approved in the accomplishment plan and
subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. A list of proposed
permanent conservation easements,
restorations, and enhancements must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Forests
new text end

new text begin 12,476,000
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin (a) Southeast Minnesota Protection and
Restoration, Phase IX
new text end

new text begin $4,068,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements as follows: (1) $1,294,000 to The
Nature Conservancy to acquire lands in fee
for wildlife management under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8; for
scientific and natural areas under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 5; for
state forests under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 7; for aquatic
management areas under Minnesota Statutes,
section 86A.05, subdivision 14; and to restore
and enhance wildlife habitat; (2) $1,393,000
to The Trust for Public Land to acquire lands
in fee for wildlife management under
Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 8; for scientific and natural areas
under Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 5; for state forests under
Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 7; and for aquatic management
areas under Minnesota Statutes, section
86A.05, subdivision 14; and (3) $1,381,000
to Minnesota Land Trust to acquire permanent
conservation easements and to restore and
enhance wildlife habitat, of which up to
$168,000 is to establish a monitoring and
enforcement fund as approved in the
accomplishment plan and subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 17. A
list of proposed land acquisitions must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (b) Minnesota Forests for the Future, Phase VIII
new text end

new text begin $2,971,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to acquire
lands in conservation easements and to restore
and enhance forests, wetlands, and shoreline
habitat through working forest permanent
conservation easements under the Minnesota
forests for the future program according to
Minnesota Statutes, section 84.66. A
conservation easement acquired with money
appropriated under this paragraph must
comply with Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 13. The accomplishment
plan must include an easement monitoring and
enforcement plan. Of this amount, up to
$160,000 is for establishing a monitoring and
enforcement fund as approved in the
accomplishment plan and subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 17. A
list of proposed land acquisitions must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan. A list of permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the final report.
new text end

new text begin (c) Camp Ripley Sentinel Landscape ACUB
Protection Program, Phase IX
new text end

new text begin $1,043,000 the first year is to the Board of
Water and Soil Resources, in cooperation with
the Morrison County Soil and Water
Conservation District, to acquire permanent
conservation easements and restore and
enhance forest wildlife habitat within the
boundaries of the Minnesota National Guard
Camp Ripley Sentinel Landscape and Army
Compatible Use Buffer. Up to $59,000 to the
Board of Water and Soil Resources is to
establish a monitoring and enforcement fund
as approved in the accomplishment plan and
subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. A list of permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the final report.
new text end

new text begin (d) DNR Forest Habitat Enhancement, Phase II
new text end

new text begin $1,338,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to restore
and enhance wildlife habitat in the northern
forest region on wildlife management areas,
scientific and natural areas, aquatic
management areas, and state forests. A list of
proposed land restorations and enhancements
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (e) Floodplain Forest Enhancement, Phase IV
new text end

new text begin $1,247,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the National Audubon Society
to restore and enhance floodplain forest habitat
for wildlife on public lands along the
Mississippi River and Mississippi River
tributaries. A list of restorations and
enhancements must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (f) Moose Habitat Collaborative - NE MN Forest
Habitat Enhancement, Phase IV
new text end

new text begin $1,809,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the Ruffed Grouse Society to
restore and enhance public forest lands in the
northern forest region for moose habitat
purposes. A list of proposed land restoration
and enhancements must be provided as part
of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Wetlands
new text end

new text begin 22,389,000
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin (a) Accelerating Waterfowl Production Area
Acquisition Program, Phase XIII
new text end

new text begin $3,869,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Pheasants Forever, in
cooperation with the United States Fish and
Wildlife Service, to acquire land in fee and
restore and enhance wetlands and grasslands
to be designated and managed as waterfowl
production areas in Minnesota. A list of
proposed land acquisitions must be provided
as part of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (b) Shallow Lake and Wetland Protection and
Restoration Program, Phase X
new text end

new text begin $4,581,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Ducks Unlimited to acquire
land in fee for wildlife management under
Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.05,
subdivision 8, and to restore and enhance
prairie lands, wetlands, and land buffering
shallow lakes. A list of proposed acquisitions
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (c) RIM Wetlands, Phase X
new text end

new text begin $3,051,000 the first year is to the Board of
Water and Soil Resources to acquire
permanent conservation easements and to
restore wetlands and native grassland habitat
under Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.515.
Of this amount, up to $59,000 is for
establishing a monitoring and enforcement
fund as approved in the accomplishment plan
and subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. A list of permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the final report.
new text end

new text begin (d) Wetland Habitat Protection and Restoration
Program, Phase VI
new text end

new text begin $3,088,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Minnesota Land Trust to
acquire permanent conservation easements
and restore and enhance prairie, wetland, and
other habitat on permanently protected
conservation easements in high-priority
wetland habitat complexes in the prairie and
forest/prairie transition regions. Of this
amount, up to $288,000 is to establish a
monitoring and enforcement fund, as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17. A list of proposed
conservation easement acquisitions and
restorations and enhancements must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (e) Wild Rice Shoreland Protection, Phase VI
new text end

new text begin $1,251,000 the first year is to the Board of
Water and Soil Resources to acquire
permanent conservation easements on
shoreland habitat of wild-rice lakes for
protecting native wild rice beds. Of this
amount, up to $78,000 is for establishing a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17. A list of permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the final report.
new text end

new text begin (f) Accelerated Shallow Lakes and Wetland
Enhancement, Phase XII
new text end

new text begin $2,589,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to enhance
and restore shallow lakes and wetland habitat
statewide. A list of proposed land restorations
and enhancements must be provided as part
of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (g) Living Shallow Lake Enhancement and
Wetland Restoration Initiative, Phase VII
new text end

new text begin $3,960,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Ducks Unlimited to restore
and enhance shallow lakes and wetlands on
public lands and wetlands under permanent
conservation easements for wildlife
management. A list of proposed shallow lake
enhancements and wetland restorations must
be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Habitats
new text end

new text begin 52,254,000
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end
new text begin (a) St. Croix Watershed Habitat Protection and
Restoration, Phase II
new text end

new text begin $3,112,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements as follows: (1) $1,494,000 to The
Trust for Public Land to acquire land in fee;
(2) $1,493,000 to Minnesota Land Trust to
acquire permanent conservation easements
and to restore and enhance natural habitat
systems in the St. Croix River watershed. Of
this amount, up to $144,000 to Minnesota
Land Trust is to establish a monitoring and
enforcement fund as approved in the
accomplishment plan and subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 17; and
(3) $125,000 to the St. Croix River
Association to coordinate and administer the
program under this paragraph. A list of
proposed land acquisitions and permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (b) Metro Big Rivers, Phase XI
new text end

new text begin $4,229,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire land in fee and
permanent conservation easements and to
restore and enhance natural habitat systems
associated with the Mississippi, Minnesota,
and St. Croix Rivers and their tributaries in
the metropolitan area as follows: $675,000 to
Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge
Trust, Inc.; $220,000 to Friends of the
Mississippi River; $684,000 to Great River
Greening; $800,000 to The Trust for Public
Land; and $1,850,000 to Minnesota Land
Trust, of which up to $192,000 to Minnesota
Land Trust is to establish a monitoring and
enforcement fund as approved in the
accomplishment plan and subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 17. A
list of proposed land acquisitions and
permanent conservation easements must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (c) Lower Otter Tail River Corridor Habitat
Restoration, Phase I
new text end

new text begin $2,335,000 the first year is to the Board of
Water and Soil Resources to acquire and
restore land in permanent conservation
easements along the lower Otter Tail River.
Of this amount, $275,000 is for an agreement
with the Buffalo Red River Watershed District.
Up to $111,000 of the total amount is for
establishing a monitoring and enforcement
fund as approved in the accomplishment plan
and subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. A list of permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the final report.
new text end

new text begin (d) Fisheries Habitat Protection on Strategic
North Central Minnesota Lakes, Phase VII
new text end

new text begin $2,838,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire land in fee and in
permanent conservation easements and to
restore and enhance wildlife habitat to sustain
healthy fish habitat on coldwater lakes in
Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, and Hubbard
counties as follows: $975,000 to Northern
Waters Land Trust; and $1,863,000 to
Minnesota Land Trust, of which up to
$168,000 to Minnesota Land Trust is to
establish a monitoring and enforcement fund
as approved in the accomplishment plan and
subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. A list of acquisitions
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (e) Mississippi Headwaters Habitat Corridor
Project, Phase V
new text end

new text begin $2,901,000 the first year is to acquire land in
fee and permanent conservation easements
and restore wildlife habitat in the Mississippi
River headwaters. Of this amount, $1,421,000
is to the Board of Water and Soil Resources,
of which up to $150,000 is for establishing a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17, and $1,480,000 is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements as follows: $60,000 to the
Mississippi Headwaters Board and $1,420,000
to The Trust for Public Land. A list of
proposed fee-title acquisitions must be
included as part of the required
accomplishment plan. A list of permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the final report.
new text end

new text begin (f) Protecting Minnesota's Lakes of Outstanding
Biological Significance
new text end

new text begin $1,477,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Minnesota Land Trust to
acquire land in permanent conservation
easements and to restore and enhance lakes of
outstanding biological significance in
northeast and north-central Minnesota. Of this
amount, up to $168,000 is for establishing a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17. A list of proposed acquisitions
must be included as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (g) Riparian Habitat Protection in Kettle and
Snake River Watersheds
new text end

new text begin $1,435,000 the first year is to the Board of
Water and Soil Resources to acquire and
restore land in permanent conservation
easements of high-quality forest, wetland, and
shoreline habitat in the Kettle and Snake River
watersheds. Of this amount, $31,000 is for an
agreement with the Pine County Soil and
Water Conservation District. Up to $72,000
of the total amount is for establishing a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17. A list of permanent
conservation easements must be provided as
part of the final report.
new text end

new text begin (h) DNR Trout Stream Conservation Easements
new text end

new text begin $500,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources to acquire land in
permanent conservation easements to protect
trout stream aquatic habitat. Of this amount,
up to $65,000 is for establishing a monitoring
and enforcement fund as approved in the
accomplishment plan and subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 17. A
list of permanent conservation easements must
be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (i) Targeted RIM Easement Program to
Individual Parcel: Pine and Leech Watersheds,
Phase II
new text end

new text begin $1,609,000 the first year is to acquire and
restore land in fee and permanent conservation
easements of high-quality forest, wetland, and
shoreline habitat. Of this amount, $1,065,000
is to the commissioner of natural resources for
an agreement with the Crow Wing County
Soil and Water Conservation District and
$544,000 is to the Board of Water and Soil
Resources. Up to $26,000 of the total amount
is for establishing a monitoring and
enforcement fund as approved in the
accomplishment plan and subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 17. A
list of permanent conservation easements must
be included as part of the final report.
new text end

new text begin (j) Minnesota Trout Unlimited Coldwater Fish
Habitat Enhancement and Restoration, Phase
XIII
new text end

new text begin $1,033,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Trout Unlimited to restore and
enhance habitat for trout and other species in
and along coldwater rivers, lakes, and streams
in Minnesota. A list of proposed land
restorations and enhancements must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (k) DNR Aquatic Habitat Restoration and
Enhancement, Phase IV
new text end

new text begin $2,790,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to restore
and enhance aquatic habitat in degraded
streams and aquatic management areas and to
facilitate fish passage. A list of proposed land
restorations and enhancements must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (l) St. Louis River Restoration Initiative, Phase
VIII
new text end

new text begin $2,024,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to restore
and enhance priority aquatic, riparian, and
forest habitats in the St. Louis River estuary.
Of this amount, up to $500,000 is for an
agreement with Minnesota Land Trust. A list
of proposed restorations must be provided as
part of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (m) Shell Rock River Watershed Habitat
Restoration Program, Phase X
new text end

new text begin $1,547,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the Shell Rock River
Watershed District to acquire land in fee and
to restore and enhance wildlife habitat in the
Shell Rock River watershed. A list of proposed
acquisitions, restorations, and enhancements
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (n) Knife River Habitat Rehabilitation, Phase
VI
new text end

new text begin $467,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources for an agreement with
Zeitgeist, a nonprofit corporation, in
cooperation with the Lake Superior Steelhead
Association, to restore and enhance trout
habitat in the Knife River watershed. A list of
proposed enhancements must be provided as
part of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (o) Sauk River Watershed Habitat Protection
and Restoration, Phase III
new text end

new text begin $4,034,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire land in fee and
permanent conservation easements and to
restore and enhance wildlife habitat in the
Sauk River watershed as follows: $1,034,000
to Sauk River Watershed District; $1,618,000
to Pheasants Forever; and $1,382,000 to
Minnesota Land Trust. Up to $168,000 to
Minnesota Land Trust is to establish a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17. A list of acquisitions must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (p) Klondike Clean Water Retention Project,
Phase I
new text end

new text begin $1,973,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the Two Rivers Watershed
District to construct a multipurpose water
impoundment project in Kittson and Roseau
Counties to provide fish and wildlife habitat.
A list of restoration and enhancement projects
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (q) Conservation Partners Legacy Grant
Program: Statewide and Metro Habitat, Phase
XIII
new text end

new text begin $13,450,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for a
program to provide competitive matching
grants of up to $400,000 to local, regional,
state, and national organizations for enhancing,
restoring, or protecting forests, wetlands,
prairies, or habitat for fish, game, or wildlife
in Minnesota. Of this amount, at least
$2,400,000 is for grants in the seven-county
metropolitan area and cities with a population
of 50,000 or greater and at least $3,000,000
is for grants to applicants that have not
previously applied for money from the outdoor
heritage fund. Grants must not be made for
activities required to fulfill the duties of
owners of lands subject to conservation
easements. Grants must not be made from the
appropriation in this paragraph for projects
that have a total project cost exceeding
$575,000. Of the total appropriation, $625,000
may be spent for personnel costs, outreach and
support to first time applicants, and other
direct and necessary administrative costs.
Grantees may acquire land or interests in land.
Easements must be permanent. Grants may
not be used to establish easement stewardship
accounts. Land acquired in fee must be open
to hunting and fishing during the open season
unless otherwise provided by law. The
program must require a match of at least ten
percent from nonstate sources for all grants.
The match may be cash or in-kind resources.
For grant applications of $25,000 or less, the
commissioner must provide a separate,
simplified application process. Subject to
Minnesota Statutes, the commissioner must,
when evaluating projects of equal value, give
priority to organizations that have a history of
receiving, or a charter to receive, private
contributions for local conservation or habitat
projects. For grant requests to acquire land in
fee or a conservation easement, the
commissioner must give priority to projects
associated with or within one mile of existing
wildlife management areas under Minnesota
Statutes, section 86A.05, subdivision 8;
scientific and natural areas under Minnesota
Statutes, sections 84.033 and 86A.05,
subdivision 5; or aquatic management areas
under Minnesota Statutes, sections 86A.05,
subdivision 14, and 97C.02. All restoration or
enhancement projects must be on land
permanently protected by a permanent
covenant ensuring perpetual maintenance and
protection of restored and enhanced habitat,
by a conservation easement or public
ownership, or in public waters as defined in
Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.005,
subdivision 15. Priority must be given to
restoration and enhancement projects on public
lands. Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 13, applies to grants awarded
under this paragraph. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2025. No less than five
percent of the amount of each grant must be
held back from reimbursement until the grant
recipient has completed a grant
accomplishment report by the deadline and in
the form prescribed by and satisfactory to the
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council. The
commissioner must provide notice of the grant
program in the summary of game and fish law
prepared under Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.051, subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin (r) DNR Roving Crews
new text end

new text begin $4,500,000 the first year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to restore
and enhance fish and wildlife habitat on
permanently protected lands statewide using
the roving crew program of the Department
of Natural Resources. A list of restoration and
enhancement projects must be provided as part
of the required accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Administration
new text end

new text begin 934,000
new text end
new text begin 557,000
new text end
new text begin (a) Contract Management
new text end

new text begin $210,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources for contract management
duties assigned in this section. The
commissioner must provide an
accomplishment plan in the form specified by
the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
on expending this appropriation. The
accomplishment plan must include a copy of
the grant contract template and reimbursement
manual. No money may be expended before
the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
approves the accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin (b) Legislative Coordinating Commission
new text end

new text begin $546,000 the first year and $553,000 the
second year are to the Legislative
Coordinating Commission for administrative
expenses of the Lessard-Sams Outdoor
Heritage Council and for compensating and
reimbursing expenses of council members.
This appropriation is available until June 30,
2023. Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.281,
applies to this appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (c) Technical Evaluation Panel
new text end

new text begin $150,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources for a technical evaluation
panel to conduct up to 25 restoration and
enhancement evaluations under Minnesota
Statutes, section 97A.056, subdivision 10.
new text end

new text begin (d) Legacy Website
new text end

new text begin $3,000 the first year and $4,000 the second
year are to the Legislative Coordinating
Commission for the website required under
Minnesota Statutes, section 3.303, subdivision
10.
new text end

new text begin (e) High-Priority Pre-Transaction Service
Acceleration for Lessard-Sams Outdoor
Heritage Council
new text end

new text begin $25,000 the first year is to the commissioner
of natural resources to provide land acquisition
pre-transaction services including but not
limited to appraisals, surveys, or title research
for acquisition proposals under consideration
by the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage
Council. A list of activities must be included
in the final accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Availability of Appropriation
new text end

new text begin Money appropriated in this section may not
be spent on activities unless they are directly
related to and necessary for a specific
appropriation and are specified in the
accomplishment plan approved by the
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council.
Money appropriated in this section must not
be spent on indirect costs or other institutional
overhead charges that are not directly related
to and necessary for a specific appropriation.
For acquiring real property, the amounts in
this section are available until June 30, 2025.
Money for restoration or enhancement is
available until June 30, 2026. Money for
restoration and enhancement of land acquired
with an appropriation in this article is available
for four years after the acquisition date with
a maximum end date of June 30, 2029. If a
project receives at least 15 percent of its
funding from federal funds, the time of the
appropriation may be extended to equal the
availability of federal funding to a maximum
of six years if the federal funding was
confirmed and included in the original
approved draft accomplishment plan. Money
appropriated for acquiring land in fee title may
be used to restore, enhance, and provide for
public use of the land acquired with the
appropriation. Public-use facilities must have
a minimal impact on habitat in acquired lands.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Payment Conditions and Capital
Equipment Expenditures
new text end

new text begin All agreements referred to in this section must
be administered on a reimbursement basis
unless otherwise provided in this section.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.41, expenditures directly related to each
appropriation's purpose made on or after July
1, 2021, or the date of accomplishment plan
approval, whichever is later, are eligible for
reimbursement unless otherwise provided in
this section. For purposes of administering
appropriations and legislatively authorized
agreements paid out of the outdoor heritage
fund, an expense must be considered
reimbursable by the administering agency
when the recipient presents the agency with
an invoice or binding agreement with the
landowner and the recipient attests that the
goods have been received or the landowner
agreement is binding. Periodic reimbursement
must be made upon receiving documentation
that the items articulated in the
accomplishment plan approved by the
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council have
been achieved, including partial achievements
as evidenced by progress reports approved by
the Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council.
Reasonable amounts may be advanced to
projects to accommodate cash-flow needs,
support future management of acquired lands,
or match a federal share. The advances must
be approved as part of the accomplishment
plan. Capital equipment expenditures for
specific items in excess of $10,000 must be
itemized in and approved as part of the
accomplishment plan.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Mapping
new text end

new text begin Each direct recipient of money appropriated
in this section and each recipient of a grant
awarded pursuant to this section must provide
geographic information to the Lessard-Sams
Outdoor Heritage Council for mapping of any
lands acquired in fee with funds appropriated
in this section and open to public taking of
fish and game. The commissioner of natural
resources must include the lands acquired in
fee with money appropriated in this section
on maps showing public recreation
opportunities. Maps must include information
on and acknowledgment of the outdoor
heritage fund, including a notation of any
restrictions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Opportunities for Youth
new text end

new text begin (a) Each direct recipient of money
appropriated in this section and each recipient
of a grant awarded pursuant to this section
must contact the commissioner of natural
resources in writing to determine whether
opportunities to coordinate with recipients of
grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
84.976, or other opportunities providing
training and education to racially, ethnically,
and economically diverse youth in the
practical implementation of conservation
practices that protect, restore, and enhance
wetlands, prairies, forests, and habitat for fish,
game, and wildlife are available when
implementing the projects funded in this
section.
new text end

new text begin (b) Each direct recipient of money
appropriated in this section and each recipient
of a grant awarded pursuant to this section
must contact Conservation Corps Minnesota
in writing and consider use of their restoration
and enhancement services.
new text end

new text begin (c) A copy of the written contacts required
under this subdivision must be filed with the
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council
within 15 days of execution.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Carryforwards
new text end

new text begin (a) The availability of the appropriations for
the following projects is extended to June 30,
2022:
new text end

new text begin (1) Laws 2016, chapter 172, article 1, section
2, subdivision 2, paragraph (j), for Accelerated
Prairie Restoration and Enhancement on DNR
Lands - Phase VIII;
new text end

new text begin (2) Laws 2016, chapter 172, article 1, section
2, subdivision 2, paragraph (k), for Anoka
Sandplain Habitat Restoration and
Enhancement - Phase IV;
new text end

new text begin (3) Laws 2016, chapter 172, article 1, section
2, subdivision 5, paragraph (h), for Sand Hill
River Fish Passage - Phase II;
new text end

new text begin (4) Laws 2018, chapter 208, article 1, section
2, subdivision 2, paragraph (j), for Protect and
Restore Minnesota's Important Bird Areas -
Phase II, within the Tallgrass Aspen
Parklands;
new text end

new text begin (5) Laws 2018, chapter 208, article 1, section
2, subdivision 3, paragraph (c), for Minnesota
Forests for the Future - Phase VI;
new text end

new text begin (6) Laws 2016, chapter 172, article 1, section
2, subdivision 5, paragraph (b), for Metro Big
Rivers Habitat - Phase VII; and
new text end

new text begin (7) Laws 2018, chapter 208, article 1, section
2, subdivision 5, paragraph (b), for Mississippi
Headwaters Habitat Corridor Project - Phase
IV.
new text end

new text begin (b) The availability of the appropriations for
the following projects is extended to June 30,
2023:
new text end

new text begin (1) Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter
2, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, paragraph
(j), for Wild Rice River Corridor Habitat
Restoration;
new text end

new text begin (2) Laws 2016, chapter 172, article 1, section
2, subdivision 5, paragraph (e), for Minnesota
Trout Unlimited Coldwater Fish Habitat
Enhancement and Restoration - Phase VIII;
new text end

new text begin (3) Laws 2016, chapter 172, article 1, section
2, subdivision 5, paragraph (j), for Roseau
Lake Rehabilitation;
new text end

new text begin (4) Laws 2017, chapter 91, article 1, section
2, subdivision 5, paragraph (c), for Goose
Prairie;
new text end

new text begin (5) Laws 2017, chapter 91, article 1, section
2, subdivision 5, paragraph (d), for Minnesota
Trout Unlimited Coldwater Fish Habitat
Enhancement and Restoration - Phase IX;
new text end

new text begin (6) Laws 2018, chapter 208, article 1, section
2, subdivision 2, paragraph (f), for Accelerated
Native Prairie Bank Protection - Phase VII;
new text end

new text begin (7) Laws 2018, chapter 208, article 1, section
2, subdivision 2, paragraph (k), for Grassland
Conservation Partnership - Phase III;
new text end

new text begin (8) Laws 2018, chapter 208, article 1, section
2, subdivision 3, paragraph (e), for Critical
Shoreland Habitat Program - Phase V;
new text end

new text begin (9) Laws 2018, chapter 208, article 1, section
2, subdivision 5, paragraph (c), for Fisheries
Habitat Protection on Strategic North Central
Minnesota Lakes - Phase IV;
new text end

new text begin (10) Laws 2018, chapter 208, article 1, section
2, subdivision 5, paragraph (g), for Hennepin
County Habitat Conservation Program; and
new text end

new text begin (11) Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter
2, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, paragraph
(e), for Lower Wild Rice Corridor Habitat
Restoration - Phase II.
new text end

new text begin (c) The availability of the appropriation in
Laws 2014, chapter 256, article 1, section 2,
subdivision 5, paragraph (e), for Mustinka
River Fish and Wildlife Habitat Corridor
Rehabilitation, is extended to June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 12. new text end

new text begin Extension of Certain Appropriations
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.28, or any other law to the
contrary, the availability of any appropriation
or grant of money from the outdoor heritage
fund that would otherwise cancel, lapse, or
expire on June 30, 2021, is extended to June
30, 2022, if the recipient or grantee does both
of the following:
new text end

new text begin (1) by June 30, 2021, notifies the
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council in
the manner specified by the council that the
recipient or grantee intends to avail itself of
the extension available under this subdivision;
and
new text end

new text begin (2) modifies the applicable accomplishment
plan in accordance with the council's
accomplishment plan modification procedures.
new text end

new text begin (b) The council must notify the commissioner
of management and budget and the
commissioner of natural resources of any
extension granted under this subdivision.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin Subdivision 11 is effective retroactively from July 1, 2019, for
projects funded under Laws 2016, chapter 172.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 97A.056, subdivision 9, is amended to read:


Subd. 9.

Lands in public domain.

new text begin(a) new text endMoney appropriated from the outdoor heritage
fund shall not be used to purchase any land in fee title or a permanent conservation easement
if deleted text beginthe land in question is fully or partially owned bydeleted text end the state of Minnesota or a political
subdivision of the statedeleted text begin, unless:deleted text endnew text begin owns the land in fee or if the land is wholly or partially
subject to a conservation easement.
new text end

new text begin (b) Paragraph (a) does not apply if:
new text end

(1) the purchase creates additional direct benefit to protect, restore, or enhance the state's
wetlands, prairies, forests, or habitat for fish, game, and wildlifedeleted text begin;deleted text endnew text begin,new text end and

deleted text begin (2)deleted text end the purchase is approved by an affirmative vote of at least nine members of the
councilnew text begin; or
new text end

new text begin (2) the purchase is for land that is partially subject to a conservation easement and no
money appropriated from the outdoor heritage fund is used to pay the purchase price for
the portion of land that is subject to the easement. Nothing in this clause prohibits the use
of money appropriated from the outdoor heritage fund to pay for costs and other expenses
associated with the acquisition of the land as part of the larger acquisition
new text end.

new text begin (c) For purposes of this subdivision, "conservation easement" means a conservation
easement as defined in section 84C.01.
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

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 97A.056, subdivision 11, is amended to read:


Subd. 11.

Recipient requirements.

(a) A state agency or other recipient of a direct
appropriation from the outdoor heritage fund must compile and submit all information for
funded projects or programs, including the proposed measurable outcomes and all other
items required under section 3.303, subdivision 10, to the Legislative Coordinating
Commission as soon as practicable or by January 15 of the applicable fiscal year, whichever
comes first. The Legislative Coordinating Commission must post submitted information on
the website required under section 3.303, subdivision 10, as soon as it becomes available.

(b) When practicable, a direct recipient of an appropriation from the outdoor heritage
fund shall prominently display on the recipient's website home page the legacy logo required
under Laws 2009, chapter 172, article 5, section 10, as amended by Laws 2010, chapter
361, article 3, section 5, accompanied by the phrase "Click here for more information."
When a person clicks on the legacy logo image, the website must direct the person to a web
page that includes both the contact information that a person may use to obtain additional
information, as well as a link to the Legislative Coordinating Commission website required
under section 3.303, subdivision 10.

(c) Future eligibility for money from the outdoor heritage fund is contingent upon a state
agency or other recipient satisfying all applicable requirements in this section, as well as
any additional requirements contained in applicable session law. If the Office of the
Legislative Auditor, in the course of an audit or investigation, publicly reports that a recipient
of money from the outdoor heritage fund has not complied with the laws, rules, or regulations
in this section or other laws applicable to the recipient, the recipient must be listed in an
annual report to the legislative committees with jurisdiction over the legacy funds. The list
must be publicly available. The legislative auditor shall remove a recipient from the list
upon determination that the recipient is in compliance. A recipient on the list is not eligible
for future funding from the outdoor heritage fund until the recipient demonstrates compliance
to the legislative auditor.

new text begin (d) A project or program receiving funding from the outdoor heritage fund must include
an assessment of whether the funding celebrates cultural diversity or reaches diverse
communities in Minnesota.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Laws 2020, chapter 104, article 1, section 2, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Habitats

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55,429,000
(a) Protecting Coldwater Fisheries on
Minnesota's North Shore

$1,809,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Minnesota Land Trust to
acquire permanent conservation easements
and to restore and enhance wildlife habitat in
priority coldwater tributaries to Lake Superior.
Of this amount, up to $144,000 is to establish
a monitoring and enforcement fund as
approved in the accomplishment plan and
subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. A list of proposed
conservation easement acquisitions,
restorations, and enhancements must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(b) Metro Big Rivers - Phase X

$6,473,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire lands in fee and
permanent conservation easements and to
restore and enhance natural habitat systems
associated with the Mississippi, Minnesota,
and St. Croix Rivers and their tributaries in
the metropolitan area. Of this amount,
$801,000 is to Minnesota Valley National
Wildlife Refuge Trust Inc., $300,000 is to
Friends of the Mississippi River, $366,000 is
to Great River Greening, $3,406,000 is to The
Trust for Public Land, and $1,600,000 is to
Minnesota Land Trust. Up to $144,000 to
Minnesota Land Trust is to establish a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17
. A list of proposed land
acquisitions and permanent conservation
easements must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.

(c) Resilient Habitat for Heritage Brook Trout

$2,266,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire land in fee and
permanent conservation easements and to
restore and enhance habitat in targeted
watersheds of southeast Minnesota to improve
heritage brook trout and coldwater
communities. Of this amount, $350,000 is to
The Nature Conservancy, $258,000 is to Trout
Unlimited, $857,000 is to The Trust for Public
Land, and $801,000 is to Minnesota Land
Trust. Up to $96,000 to Minnesota Land Trust
is to establish a monitoring and enforcement
fund as approved in the accomplishment plan
and subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. A list of proposed
land acquisitions and permanent conservation
easements must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.

(d) Fisheries Habitat Protection on Strategic
North Central Minnesota Lakes - Phase VI

$2,814,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire lands in fee and
permanent conservation easements and to
restore and enhance wildlife habitat to sustain
healthy fish habitat on coldwater lakes in
Aitkin, Cass, Crow Wing, and Hubbard
Counties. Of this amount, $883,000 is to
Northern Waters Land Trust and $1,931,000
is to Minnesota Land Trust. Up to $192,000
to Minnesota Land Trust is to establish a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17
. A list of acquisitions must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(e) Accelerating Habitat Conservation in
Southwest Minnesota

$3,044,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Minnesota Land Trust to
acquire permanent conservation easements
and to restore and enhance high-quality
wildlife habitat in southwest Minnesota. Of
this amount, up to $144,000 is to establish a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17
. A list of proposed
conservation easement acquisitions,
restorations, and enhancements must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(f) Targeted RIM Easement Program to
Individual Parcel: Pine and Leech Watersheds
- Phase I

$2,458,000 the second year is to the Board of
Water and Soil Resources to acquire and
restore permanent conservation easements of
high-quality forest, wetland, and shoreline
habitat. Of this amount, $164,000 is for an
agreement with the Crow Wing County Soil
and Water Conservation District. Up to
$97,000 of the total amount is for establishing
a monitoring and enforcement fund as
approved in the accomplishment plan and
subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. A list of proposed
acquisitions must be included as part of the
required accomplishment plan.

(g) Mississippi Headwaters Habitat Corridor
Project - Phase V

$3,695,000 the second year is to acquire lands
in fee and conservation easement and restore
wildlife habitat in the Mississippi headwaters
as follows:

(1) $2,177,000 is to the commissioner of
natural resources for agreements as follows:
$69,000 to the Mississippi Headwaters Board
and $2,108,000 to The Trust for Public Land;
and

(2) $1,518,000 is to the Board of Water and
Soil Resources, of which up to $175,000 is
for establishing a monitoring and enforcement
fund as approved in the accomplishment plan
and subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17.

A list of proposed acquisitions must be
included as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(h) Hennepin County Habitat Conservation
Program - Phase II

$3,155,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements with Hennepin County, in
cooperation with Minnesota Land Trust, to
acquire permanent conservation easements
and to restore and enhance habitats in
Hennepin County as follows: $446,000 to
Hennepin County and $2,709,000 to
Minnesota Land Trust. Up to $264,000 to
Minnesota Land Trust is for establishing a
monitoring and enforcement fund as approved
in the accomplishment plan and subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 17
. A list of proposed permanent
conservation easements, restorations, and
enhancements must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.

(i) Trout Unlimited Coldwater Fish Habitat
Enhancement and Restoration - Phase XII

$1,474,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Trout Unlimited to restore and
enhance habitat for trout and other species in
and along coldwater rivers, lakes, and streams
in Minnesota. A list of proposed land
acquisitions, restorations, and enhancements
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(j) DNR Aquatic Habitat Restoration and
Enhancement - Phase III

$3,790,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to restore
and enhance aquatic habitat in degraded
streams and aquatic management areas and to
facilitate fish passage. A list of proposed land
restorations and enhancements must be
provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(k) St. Louis River Restoration Initiative - Phase
VII

$2,280,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources to restore
priority aquatic and riparian habitats in the St.
Louis River estuary. A list of proposed
restorations must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.

(l) Knife River Habitat Rehabilitation - Phase
V

$700,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with Zeitgeist, a nonprofit
corporation, in cooperation with the Lake
Superior Steelhead Association, to restore and
enhance trout habitat in the Knife River
watershed. A list of proposed enhancements
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(m) Shell Rock River Watershed Habitat
Restoration Program - Phase IX

$1,918,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the Shell Rock River
Watershed District to acquire lands in fee and
to restore and enhance aquatic habitat in the
Shell Rock River watershed. A list of proposed
acquisitions, restorations, and enhancements
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(n) Rum River Wildlife and Fish Habitat
Enhancement Using Bioengineered Bank
Stabilization

$816,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the Anoka County Soil and
Water Conservation District to restore and
enhance riverine habitat in the Rum River
using eco-sensitive, habitat-building, and
bioengineering approaches. A list of proposed
enhancements must be provided as part of the
required accomplishment plan.

(o) Roseau River Habitat Restoration

$3,036,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the Roseau River Watershed
District to restore and enhance riverine habitat
in the Roseau River and the Roseau River
Wildlife Management Area.

(p) Sauk River Watershed Habitat Protection
and Restoration - Phase II

$3,926,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for
agreements to acquire lands in fee and
permanent conservation easements and to
restore and enhance wildlife habitat in the
Sauk River watershed as follows: $430,000
to the Sauk River Watershed District,
$2,073,000 to Pheasants Forever, and
$1,423,000 to Minnesota Land Trust. Up to
$168,000 to Minnesota Land Trust is to
establish a monitoring and enforcement fund
as approved in the accomplishment plan and
subject to Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.056, subdivision 17. A list of acquisitions
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(q) Southeast Wetland Restoration

$1,351,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for an
agreement with the city of Mankato to acquire
land in fee in the city of Mankato for wetland
and grassland restoration. A list of acquisitions
must be provided as part of the required
accomplishment plan.

(r) Conservation Partners Legacy Grant
Program: Statewide and Metro Habitat - Phase
XII

$10,424,000 the second year is to the
commissioner of natural resources for a
program to provide competitive matching
grants of up to $400,000 to local, regional,
state, and national organizations for enhancing,
restoring, or protecting forests, wetlands,
prairies, or habitat for fish, game, or wildlife
in Minnesota. Of this amount, at least
$3,250,000 is for grants in the seven-county
metropolitan area and cities with a population
of 50,000 or more. Grants must not be made
for activities required to fulfill the duties of
owners of lands subject to conservation
easements. Grants must not be made from the
appropriation in this paragraph for projects
that have a total project cost exceeding
$575,000. Of the total appropriation, $475,000
may be spent for personnel costs and other
direct and necessary administrative costs.
Grantees may acquire land or interests in land.
Easements must be permanent. Grants may
not be used to establish easement stewardship
accounts. Land acquired in fee must be open
to hunting and fishing during the open season
unless otherwise provided by law. The
program must require a match of at least ten
percent from nonstate sources for all grants.
The match may be cash or in-kind resources.
For grant applications of $25,000 or less, the
commissioner must provide a separate,
simplified application process. Subject to
Minnesota Statutes, the commissioner of
natural resources must, when evaluating
projects of equal value, give priority to
organizations that have a history of receiving,
or a charter to receive, private contributions
for local conservation or habitat projects. For
grant requests to acquire land in fee or a
conservation easement, the commissioner must
give priority to projects associated with or
within one mile of existing wildlife
management areas under Minnesota Statutes,
section 86A.05, subdivision 8; scientific and
natural areas under Minnesota Statutes,
sections 84.033 and 86A.05, subdivision 5; or
aquatic management areas under Minnesota
Statutes, sections 86A.05, subdivision 14, and
97C.02. All restoration or enhancement
projects must be on land permanently
protected by a permanent covenant ensuring
perpetual maintenance and protection of
restored and enhanced habitat, by a
conservation easement or public ownership or
in public waters as defined in Minnesota
Statutes, section 103G.005, subdivision 15.
Priority must be given to restoration and
enhancement projects on public lands.
Minnesota Statutes, section 97A.056,
subdivision 13
, applies to grants awarded
under this paragraph. This appropriation is
available until June 30, deleted text begin2023deleted text endnew text begin 2024new text end. No less
than five percent of the amount of each grant
must be held back from reimbursement until
the grant recipient has completed a grant
accomplishment report by the deadline and in
the form prescribed by and satisfactory to the
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council. The
commissioner must provide notice of the grant
program in the summary of game and fish law
prepared under Minnesota Statutes, section
97A.051, subdivision 2.

ARTICLE 2

CLEAN WATER FUND

Section 1. new text beginCLEAN WATER FUND APPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the columns marked "Appropriations" are appropriated to the agencies
and for the purposes specified in this article. The appropriations are from the clean water
fund and are available for the fiscal years indicated for allowable activities under the
Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 15. The figures "2022" and "2023" used in this
article mean that the appropriations listed under the figure are available for the fiscal year
ending June 30, 2022, or June 30, 2023, respectively. "The first year" is fiscal year 2022.
"The second year" is fiscal year 2023. "The biennium" is fiscal years 2022 and 2023. These
are onetime appropriations.
new text end

new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end
new text begin Available for the Year
new text end
new text begin Ending June 30
new text end
new text begin 2022
new text end
new text begin 2023
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginCLEAN WATER FUND
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 126,711,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 130,081,000
new text end

new text begin This appropriation is from the clean water
fund. The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following sections.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Availability of Appropriation
new text end

new text begin Money appropriated in this article may not be
spent on activities unless they are directly
related to and necessary for a specific
appropriation. Money appropriated in this
article must be spent in accordance with
Minnesota Management and Budget MMB
Guidance to Agencies on Legacy Fund
Expenditure
. Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.28, and unless otherwise
specified in this article, fiscal year 2022
appropriations are available until June 30,
2023, and fiscal year 2023 appropriations are
available until June 30, 2024. If a project
receives federal funds, the period of the
appropriation is extended to equal the
availability of federal funding.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Disability Access
new text end

new text begin Where appropriate, grant recipients of clean
water funds, in consultation with the Council
on Disability and other appropriate
governor-appointed disability councils, boards,
committees, and commissions, should make
progress toward providing people with
disabilities greater access to programs, print
publications, and digital media related to the
programs the recipient funds using
appropriations made in this article.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Increasing Diversity in Environmental
Careers
new text end

new text begin Agencies should work to provide opportunities
that encourage a diversity of students to pursue
careers in environment and natural resources
when implementing appropriations in this
article.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 10,322,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 10,322,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $350,000 the first year and $350,000 the
second year are to increase monitoring for
pesticides, pesticide degradates, microplastics,
and nanoplastics in surface water and
groundwater and to use data collected to assess
pesticide use practices. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2025.
new text end

new text begin (b) $2,585,000 the first year and $2,585,000
the second year are for monitoring and
evaluating trends in the concentration of
nitrate in groundwater in areas vulnerable to
groundwater degradation; promoting,
developing, and evaluating regional and
crop-specific nutrient best management
practices; assessing adoption of best
management practices; education and technical
support from University of Minnesota
Extension; grants to support agricultural
demonstration and implementation activities,
including research activities at the Rosholt
Research Farm; and other actions to protect
groundwater from degradation from nitrate.
This appropriation is available until June 30,
2026.
new text end

new text begin (c) $75,000 the first year and $75,000 the
second year are for administering clean water
funds managed through the agriculture best
management practices loan program. Any
unencumbered balance at the end of the second
year must be added to the corpus of the loan
fund.
new text end

new text begin (d) $1,452,000 the first year and $1,452,000
the second year are for technical assistance,
research, and demonstration projects on
properly implementing best management
practices and more-precise information on
nonpoint contributions to impaired waters and
for grants to support on-farm demonstration
of agricultural practices. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2026.
new text end

new text begin (e) $40,000 the first year and $40,000 the
second year are for maintenance of the
Minnesota Water Research Digital Library.
Costs for information technology development
or support for the digital library may be paid
to the Office of MN.IT Services. This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2026.
new text end

new text begin (f) $3,000,000 the first year and $3,000,000
the second year are to implement the
Minnesota agricultural water quality
certification program statewide. This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2026.
new text end

new text begin (g) $135,000 the first year and $135,000 the
second year are for a regional irrigation water
quality specialist through University of
Minnesota Extension. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2025.
new text end

new text begin (h) $2,250,000 the first year and $2,250,000
the second year are for grants to fund the
Forever Green agriculture initiative and to
protect the state's natural resources by
incorporating perennial and winter-annual
crops into existing agricultural practices. This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2026.
new text end

new text begin (i) $435,000 the first year and $435,000 the
second year are for testing private wells for
pesticides, microplastics, and nanoplastics
where nitrate is detected as part of the
township testing program. This appropriation
is available until June 30, 2026.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginPOLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 21,866,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 22,881,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $7,216,000 the first year and $7,216,000
the second year are for completing needed
statewide assessments of surface water quality
and trends, including assessments for
microplastics and nanoplastics, according to
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 114D.
new text end

new text begin (b) $6,604,000 the first year and $6,604,000
the second year are to develop watershed
restoration and protection strategies (WRAPS),
which include total maximum daily load
(TMDL) studies and TMDL implementation
plans according to Minnesota Statutes, chapter
114D, for waters on the impaired waters list
approved by the United States Environmental
Protection Agency. The agency must complete
an average of ten percent of the TMDLs each
year over the biennium.
new text end

new text begin (c) $950,000 the first year and $950,000 the
second year are for groundwater assessment,
including assessments for microplastics and
nanoplastics, enhancing the ambient
monitoring network, modeling, evaluating
trends, and reassessing groundwater that was
assessed ten to 15 years ago and found to be
contaminated.
new text end

new text begin (d) $750,000 the first year and $750,000 the
second year are for implementing the St. Louis
River System Area of Concern Remedial
Action Plan.
new text end

new text begin (e) $900,000 the first year and $900,000 the
second year are for national pollutant
discharge elimination system wastewater and
stormwater TMDL implementation efforts.
new text end

new text begin (f) $2,912,000 the first year and $2,912,000
the second year are for enhancing the
county-level delivery systems for subsurface
sewage treatment system (SSTS) activities
necessary to implement Minnesota Statutes,
sections 115.55 and 115.56, for protecting
groundwater. This appropriation includes base
grants for all counties with SSTS programs
and competitive grants to counties with
specific plans to significantly reduce water
pollution by reducing the number of systems
that are an imminent threat to public health or
safety or are otherwise failing. Counties that
receive base grants must report the number of
properties with noncompliant systems
upgraded through an SSTS replacement,
connection to a centralized sewer system, or
other means, including property abandonment
or buyout. Counties also must report the
number of existing SSTS compliance
inspections conducted in areas under county
jurisdiction. The required reports must be part
of the established annual reporting for SSTS
programs. Of this amount, at least $900,000
each year is available to counties for grants to
low-income landowners to address systems
that pose an imminent threat to public health
or safety or fail to protect groundwater. A
grant awarded under this paragraph may not
exceed $40,000 annually. A county receiving
a grant under this paragraph must submit a
report to the agency listing the projects funded,
including an account of the expenditures. By
January 15 of each odd-numbered year, the
commissioner must submit a report to the
chairs and ranking minority members of the
legislative committees and divisions with
jurisdiction over environment and natural
resources and the clean water fund detailing
the outcomes achieved under this paragraph
for the previous two years.
new text end

new text begin (g) $200,000 the first year and $200,000 the
second year are for accelerated implementation
of municipal separate storm sewer system
(MS4) permit requirements, including
additional technical assistance to
municipalities experiencing difficulties
understanding and implementing the basic
requirements of the municipal stormwater
program.
new text end

new text begin (h) $700,000 the first year and $700,000 the
second year are for a grant program for
sanitary sewer projects that are included in the
draft or any updated Voyageurs National Park
Clean Water Project Comprehensive Plan to
restore the water quality of waters in
Voyageurs National Park. Grants must be
awarded to local government units for projects
approved by the Voyageurs National Park
Clean Water Joint Powers Board and must be
matched by at least 25 percent from sources
other than the clean water fund.
new text end

new text begin (i) $260,000 the first year and $260,000 the
second year are for activities, training, and
grants that reduce chloride pollution.
new text end

new text begin (j) $350,000 the first year and $350,000 the
second year are to support activities of the
Clean Water Council according to Minnesota
Statutes, section 114D.30, subdivision 1. The
council may use money appropriated in this
paragraph for consultants and other assistance
as needed to develop the reports required
under this article.
new text end

new text begin (k) $280,000 the first year and $280,000 the
second year are to support activities that build
local capacity to support and engage in water
restoration and protection through the We Are
Water Minnesota community engagement
initiative.
new text end

new text begin (l) $200,000 the first year and $200,000 the
second year are for grants to enhance and
expand the existing water quality and
watershed monitoring river watch activities
in schools. Of this amount, $150,000 each year
is for grants to the Red River Watershed
Management Board for river watch activities
in schools in the Red River of the North
watershed, and $50,000 each year is for grants
to the Friends of the Minnesota Valley for
river watch activities in schools within the
Minnesota River watershed. By February 15,
2023, the Red River Watershed Management
Board and the Friends of the Minnesota Valley
must each provide a report to the
commissioner and the legislative committees
and divisions with jurisdiction over
environment and natural resources finance and
policy and the clean water fund on the
outcomes achieved with the money received
under this appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (m) $544,000 the first year and $1,559,000
the second year are to develop protocols for
testing groundwater and surface water for
microplastics and nanoplastics to be used by
agencies and departments required to monitor
and test for plastics under this article and to
begin testing and implementation. For the
purposes of this article, "microplastics" are
small pieces of plastic debris in the
environment resulting from the disposal and
breakdown of consumer products and
industrial waste that are less than five
millimeters in length and "nanoplastics" are
particles within a size ranging from one to
1000 nanometers that are unintentionally
produced from the manufacture or degradation
of plastic objects and that exhibit a colloidal
behavior.
new text end

new text begin (n) Any unencumbered grant balances in the
first year do not cancel but are available for
grants in the second year. Notwithstanding
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.28, the
appropriations in this section are available
until June 30, 2026.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF NATURAL
RESOURCES
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 9,415,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 9,060,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $2,000,000 the first year and $2,000,000
the second year are for streamflow monitoring.
new text end

new text begin (b) $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000
the second year are for lake Index of
Biological Integrity (IBI) assessments,
including assessments for microplastics and
nanoplastics.
new text end

new text begin (c) $455,000 the first year and $455,000 the
second year are for assessing mercury,
microplastics, and nanoplastics, and other fish
contaminants, including monitoring to track
the status of impaired waters over time.
new text end

new text begin (d) $1,900,000 the first year and $1,900,000
the second year are for developing targeted,
science-based watershed restoration and
protection strategies.
new text end

new text begin (e) $1,850,000 the first year and $1,850,000
the second year are for water-supply planning,
aquifer protection, and monitoring activities
and analysis.
new text end

new text begin (f) $1,300,000 the first year and $1,300,000
the second year are for technical assistance to
support local implementation of nonpoint
source restoration and protection activities.
new text end

new text begin (g) $535,000 the first year and $530,000 the
second year are for applied research and tools,
including watershed hydrologic modeling;
maintaining and updating spatial data for
watershed boundaries, streams, and water
bodies and integrating high-resolution digital
elevation data; and assessing effectiveness of
forestry best management practices for water
quality.
new text end

new text begin (h) $25,000 the first year and $25,000 the
second year are for maintaining and updating
buffer maps and for technical guidance on
interpreting buffer maps for local units of
government implementing buffer
requirements. Maps must be provided to local
units of government and made available to
landowners on the Department of Natural
Resources website.
new text end

new text begin (i) $350,000 the first year is to develop and
designate a groundwater management area
under Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.287,
subdivision 4, in Dakota County.
new text end

Sec. 6. new text beginBOARD OF WATER AND SOIL
RESOURCES
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 66,185,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 65,281,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $21,197,000 the first year and $22,367,000
the second year are for performance-based
grants with multiyear implementation plans
to local government units. The grants may be
used to implement projects that protect,
enhance, and restore surface water quality in
lakes, rivers, and streams; protect groundwater
from degradation; and protect drinking water
sources. Projects must be identified in a
comprehensive watershed plan developed
under the One Watershed, One Plan and
seven-county metropolitan groundwater or
surface water management frameworks as
provided for in Minnesota Statutes, chapters
103B, 103C, 103D, and 114D. Grant recipients
must identify a nonstate match and may use
other legacy funds to supplement projects
funded under this paragraph. This
appropriation may be used for:
new text end

new text begin (1) implementation grants to watershed
planning areas with approved plans, including
but not limited to Buffalo-Red River, Cannon
River, Cedar River, Clearwater River, Des
Moines River, Hawk Creek, Lac qui Parle
Yellow Bank, Lake of the Woods, Lake
Superior North, Le Seuer River, Leech Lake
River, Long Prairie River, Lower Minnesota
River North, Lower Minnesota River West,
Lower Minnesota River South, Lower St.
Croix River, Marsh and Wild Rice, Middle
Snake Tamarack Rivers, Mississippi East,
Mississippi River Headwaters, Mississippi
West, Missouri River Basin, Mustinka/Bois
de Sioux, Nemadji River, North Fork Crow
River, Otter Tail, Pine River, Pomme de Terre
River, Red Lake River, Redeye River, Root
River, Rum River, Sauk River, Shell Rock
River/Winnebago Watershed, Snake River,
South Fork Crow River, St. Louis River, Thief
River, Two Rivers Plus, Vermillion,
Watonwan River, Winona La Crescent,
Yellow Medicine River, and Zumbro River;
new text end

new text begin (2) seven-county metropolitan groundwater
or surface water management frameworks;
and
new text end

new text begin (3) other comprehensive watershed
management plan planning areas that have a
board-approved and local-government-adopted
plan as authorized in Minnesota Statutes,
section 103B.801.
new text end

new text begin The board may determine whether a planning
area is not ready to proceed, does not have the
nonstate match committed, or has not
expended all money granted to it. Upon
making the determination, the board may
allocate a grant's proposed or unexpended
allocation to another planning area to
implement priority projects, programs, or
practices.
new text end

new text begin (b) $10,762,000 the first year and $11,504,000
the second year are for grants to local
government units to protect and restore surface
water and drinking water; to keep water on
the land; to protect, enhance, and restore water
quality in lakes, rivers, and streams; and to
protect groundwater and drinking water,
including feedlot water quality and subsurface
sewage treatment system projects and stream
bank, stream channel, shoreline restoration,
and ravine stabilization projects. The projects
must use practices demonstrated to be
effective, be of long-lasting public benefit,
include a match, and be consistent with total
maximum daily load (TMDL) implementation
plans, watershed restoration and protection
strategies (WRAPS), or local water
management plans or their equivalents. Up to
20 percent of this appropriation is available
for land-treatment projects and practices that
benefit drinking water.
new text end

new text begin (c) $4,841,000 the first year and $4,841,000
the second year are for accelerated
implementation, local resource protection,
enhancement grants, statewide analytical
targeting or technology tools that fill an
identified gap, program enhancements for
technical assistance, citizen and community
outreach, compliance, and training and
certification.
new text end

new text begin (d) $1,355,000 the first year and $1,355,000
the second year are:
new text end

new text begin (1) to provide state oversight and
accountability, evaluate and communicate
results, provide implementation tools, and
measure the value of conservation program
implementation by local governments; and
new text end

new text begin (2) to prepare, in consultation with the
commissioners of natural resources, health,
agriculture, and the Pollution Control Agency,
and submit to the legislature by March 1 each
even-numbered year a biennial report detailing
the recipients and projects funded under this
section and the amount of pollution reduced.
new text end

new text begin (e) $1,936,000 the first year and $1,936,000
the second year are to provide assistance,
oversight, and grants for supporting local
governments in implementing and complying
with riparian protection and excessive soil loss
requirements.
new text end

new text begin (f) $1,936,000 the first year and $1,936,000
the second year are to develop a pilot working
lands floodplain program and to purchase,
restore, or preserve riparian land and
floodplains adjacent to lakes, rivers, streams,
and tributaries, by conservation easements or
contracts to keep water on the land, to decrease
sediment, pollutant, and nutrient transport;
reduce hydrologic impacts to surface waters;
and increase infiltration for groundwater
recharge. Up to $180,000 is for deposit in a
monitoring and enforcement account.
new text end

new text begin (g) $2,500,000 the first year and $2,500,000
the second year are for permanent
conservation easements on wellhead protection
areas under Minnesota Statutes, section
103F.515, subdivision 2, paragraph (d), or for
grants to local units of government for fee title
acquisition to permanently protect
groundwater supply sources on wellhead
protection areas or for otherwise ensuring
long-term protection of groundwater supply
sources as described under alternative
management tools in the Department of
Agriculture Minnesota Nitrogen Fertilizer
Management Plan
, including using
low-nitrogen cropping systems or
implementing nitrogen fertilizer best
management practices. Priority must be placed
on land that is located where the vulnerability
of the drinking water supply is designated as
high or very high by the commissioner of
health, where drinking water protection plans
have identified specific activities that will
achieve long-term protection, and on lands
with expiring conservation reserve program
contracts. Up to $100,000 is for deposit in a
monitoring and enforcement account.
new text end

new text begin (h) $42,000 the first year and $42,000 the
second year are for a technical evaluation
panel to conduct ten restoration evaluations
under Minnesota Statutes, section 114D.50,
subdivision 6.
new text end

new text begin (i) $2,904,000 the first year and $2,904,000
the second year are for assistance, oversight,
and grants to local governments to transition
local water management plans to a watershed
approach as provided for in Minnesota
Statutes, section 103B.801.
new text end

new text begin (j) $2,000,000 the second year is to purchase
and restore permanent conservation sites via
easements or contracts to treat and store water
on the land for water quality improvement
purposes and related technical assistance. This
work may be done in cooperation with the
United States Department of Agriculture with
a first-priority use to accomplish a
conservation reserve enhancement program,
or equivalent, in the state. Up to $100,000 is
for deposit in a monitoring and enforcement
account.
new text end

new text begin (k) $1,234,000 the first year and $1,234,000
the second year are to purchase permanent
conservation easements to protect lands
adjacent to public waters that have good water
quality but that are threatened with
degradation. Up to $300,000 is for deposit in
a monitoring and enforcement account.
new text end

new text begin (l) $362,000 the first year and $362,000 the
second year are for grants or contracts for a
program to systematically collect data and
produce county, watershed, and statewide
estimates of soil erosion caused by water and
wind, along with tracking adoption of
conservation measures, including cover crops,
to address erosion. This appropriation may be
used for grants to or contracts with the
University of Minnesota to complete this
work.
new text end

new text begin (m) $400,000 the first year and $602,000 the
second year are for developing and
implementing a water legacy grant program
to expand partnerships for clean water.
new text end

new text begin (n) $2,420,000 the first year and $2,420,000
the second year are for permanent
conservation easements to protect and restore
wetlands and associated uplands. Up to
$200,000 is for deposit in a monitoring and
enforcement account.
new text end

new text begin (o) $2,033,000 the first year and $2,033,000
the second year are for grants to farmers who
own or rent land to enhance adoption of cover
crops and other soil health practices in areas
where there are direct benefits to public water
supplies. Up to $400,000 is for an agreement
with the University of Minnesota Office for
Soil Health for applied research and education
on Minnesota's agroecosystems and soil health
management systems.
new text end

new text begin (p) $12,000,000 the first year is for grants to
soil and water conservation districts for the
purposes of Minnesota Statutes, sections
103C.321 and 103C.331. The board must
award grants based on the number of wells
and water bodies contaminated with nitrates
and pesticides, acreage contained within a
drinking water supply management area,
county allocations to soil and water
conservation districts, and the amount of
private land and public waters. The board and
other agencies may reduce the amount of
grants to a county by an amount equal to any
reduction in the county's allocation to a soil
and water conservation district from the
county's previous year allocation when the
board determines that the reduction was
disproportionate. The board may use up to one
percent for the administration of payments.
new text end

new text begin (q) $2,415,000 the second year is for technical
assistance and implementation grants to soil
and water conservation districts with karst
geography and shallow sand aquifers for soil
health practices that protect groundwater.
new text end

new text begin (r) $2,415,000 the second year is for technical
assistance and implementation grants to soil
and water conservation districts for soil health
practices to prevent wind and water erosion
to protect surface waters.
new text end

new text begin (s) $2,415,000 the second year is for technical
assistance and implementation grants to soil
and water conservation districts for sustainable
forestry and soil health practices to protect
surface water and groundwater.
new text end

new text begin (t) For the purposes of paragraphs (q), (r), and
(s), "soil health practices" means practices that
sustain or improve soil health as defined in
Minnesota Statutes, section 103C.101,
subdivision 10a, including but not limited to:
new text end

new text begin (1) no-till or strip-till;
new text end

new text begin (2) mulching;
new text end

new text begin (3) cover cropping;
new text end

new text begin (4) perennial cropping;
new text end

new text begin (5) stand diversification;
new text end

new text begin (6) contour, field edge, pollinator, wildlife, or
buffer strips planted with perennials;
new text end

new text begin (7) agroforestry;
new text end

new text begin (8) managed rotational grazing; and
new text end

new text begin (9) management practices that minimize soil
compaction or increase aeration.
new text end

new text begin (u) $263,000 the first year is to prepare, in
consultation with soil and water conservation
districts, watershed districts, and other local
units of government, a feasibility study on
voluntarily merging soil and water
conservation districts, watershed districts,
watershed management organizations, and
other joint powers organizations formed to
manage water that have completed a plan
under Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.801.
By January 15, 2023, the board must submit
a report to the chairs and ranking minority
members of the house of representatives and
senate committees and divisions with
jurisdiction over environment and natural
resources policy and finance with the study
and any recommendations for legislation
necessary for implementation. This is a
onetime appropriation and is available until
June 30, 2023.
new text end

new text begin (v) The board must contract for delivery of
services with Conservation Corps Minnesota
for restoration, maintenance, and other
activities under this section for up to $750,000
the first year and up to $750,000 the second
year.
new text end

new text begin (w) The board may shift grant, cost-share, or
easement funds in this section and may adjust
the technical and administrative assistance
portion of the funds to leverage federal or
other nonstate funds or to address oversight
responsibilities or high-priority needs
identified in local water management plans.
new text end

new text begin (x) The board must require grantees to specify
the outcomes that will be achieved by the
grants before making any grant awards.
new text end

new text begin (y) The appropriations in this section are
available until June 30, 2026, except grant
funds are available for five years after the date
a grant is executed. Returned grant funds must
be regranted consistent with the purposes of
this section.
new text end

Sec. 7. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 6,705,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 6,705,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $1,200,000 the first year and $1,200,000
the second year are for addressing public
health concerns related to contaminants found
or anticipated to be found in Minnesota
drinking water for which no health-based
drinking water standards exist and for the
department's laboratory to analyze for these
contaminants.
new text end

new text begin (b) $3,079,000 the first year and $3,079,000
the second year are for protecting sources of
drinking water, including planning,
implementation, and surveillance activities
and grants to local governments and public
water systems.
new text end

new text begin (c) $563,000 the first year and $563,000 the
second year are to develop and deliver
groundwater restoration and protection
strategies on a watershed scale for use in local
comprehensive water planning efforts, to
provide resources to local governments for
activities that protect sources of drinking
water, and to enhance approaches that improve
the capacity of local governmental units to
protect and restore groundwater resources.
new text end

new text begin (d) $863,000 the first year and $863,000 the
second year are for studying the occurrence
and magnitude of contaminants in private
wells, including microplastics and
nanoplastics, and developing guidance,
outreach, and interventions to reduce risks to
private-well users.
new text end

new text begin (e) $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the
second year are to develop public health
policies and an action plan to address threats
to safe drinking water, including development
of a statewide plan for protecting drinking
water based on recommendations from the
Future of Drinking Water report.
new text end

new text begin (f) $750,000 the first year and $750,000 the
second year are to adopt and amend health
risk limits as required under this article.
new text end

new text begin (g) Unless otherwise specified, the
appropriations in this section are available
until June 30, 2025.
new text end

Sec. 8. new text beginMETROPOLITAN COUNCIL
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 1,544,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 6,544,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $919,000 the first year and $919,000 the
second year are to implement projects that
address emerging threats to the drinking water
supply, provide cost-effective regional
solutions, leverage interjurisdictional
coordination, support local implementation of
water supply reliability projects, and prevent
degradation of groundwater resources in the
metropolitan area. These projects must provide
communities with:
new text end

new text begin (1) potential solutions to leverage regional
water use by using surface water, stormwater,
wastewater, and groundwater;
new text end

new text begin (2) an analysis of infrastructure requirements
for different alternatives;
new text end

new text begin (3) development of planning-level cost
estimates, including capital costs and operating
costs;
new text end

new text begin (4) identification of funding mechanisms and
an equitable cost-sharing structure for
regionally beneficial water supply
development projects; and
new text end

new text begin (5) development of subregional groundwater
models.
new text end

new text begin (b) $625,000 the first year and $625,000 the
second year are for the water demand
reduction grant program to encourage
municipalities in the metropolitan area to
implement measures to reduce water demand
to ensure the reliability and protection of
drinking water supplies.
new text end

new text begin (c) $2,500,000 the second year is for grants
or loans for local inflow and infiltration
reduction programs addressing high-priority
areas in the metropolitan area, as defined in
Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121,
subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin (d) $2,500,000 the second year is for grants
to replace the privately owned portion of
drinking water lead service lines in
environmental justice areas determined by the
commissioner of the Pollution Control
Agency.
new text end

Sec. 9. new text beginUNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 2,598,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 1,220,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $450,000 the first year and $450,000 the
second year are for developing Part A of
county geologic atlases. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2028.
new text end

new text begin (b) $675,000 the first year and $675,000 the
second year are for a program to evaluate
performance and technology transfer for
stormwater best management practices, to
evaluate best management performance and
effectiveness to support meeting total
maximum daily loads, to develop standards
and incorporate state-of-the-art guidance using
minimal impact design standards as the model,
and to implement a system to transfer
knowledge and technology across local
government, industry, and regulatory sectors.
This appropriation is available until June 30,
2028.
new text end

new text begin (c) $95,000 the first year and $95,000 the
second year are for a report that quantifies the
multiple benefits of clean water investments,
for a review of equity considerations in clean
water fund spending, and for proposing
climate considerations in comprehensive
watershed management plans. The Board of
Regents must submit the report to the Clean
Water Council and the chairs and ranking
minority members of the house of
representatives and senate committees and
divisions with jurisdiction over environment
and natural resources and the clean water fund
no later than June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin (d) $1,378,000 the first year is to study water's
role in transporting chronic wasting disease
prions, including:
new text end

new text begin (1) identifying mechanisms for the
accumulation, persistence, and spread of
chronic wasting disease prions through
waterways;
new text end

new text begin (2) characterizing chronic wasting disease
prion abundance in waterways immediately
downstream of regions known to be positive
for chronic wasting disease;
new text end

new text begin (3) modeling and forecasting chronic wasting
disease contamination and spread based on
landscape ecology and hydrology; and
new text end

new text begin (4) developing and evaluating remediation
strategies for prion-contaminated waterways.
new text end

new text begin The appropriation in this paragraph is
available until June 30, 2024.
new text end

new text begin The Board of Regents must submit a report
with the results of the study to the chairs and
ranking minority members of the house of
representatives and senate committees and
divisions with jurisdiction over environment
and natural resources and the clean water fund
no later than January 15, 2024.
new text end

Sec. 10. new text beginLEGISLATURE
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 8,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end

new text begin $8,000 the first year is for the Legislative
Coordinating Commission for the website
required under Minnesota Statutes, section
3.303, subdivision 10.
new text end

Sec. 11. new text beginPUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 8,068,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 8,068,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $7,968,000 the first year and $7,968,000
the second year are for the point source
implementation grants program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.073. This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2026.
new text end

new text begin (b) $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the
second year are for small community
wastewater treatment grants and loans under
Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.075. This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2026.
new text end

new text begin (c) If there is any uncommitted money at the
end of each fiscal year under paragraph (a) or
(b), the Public Facilities Authority may
transfer the remaining funds to eligible
projects under any of the programs listed in
this section according to a project's priority
rank on the Pollution Control Agency's project
priority list.
new text end

Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 114D.50, subdivision 4, is amended to read:


Subd. 4.

Expenditures; accountability.

(a) A project receiving funding from the clean
water fund must meet or exceed the constitutional requirements to protect, enhance, and
restore water quality in lakes, rivers, and streams and to protect groundwater and drinking
water from degradation. Priority may be given to projects that meet more than one of these
requirements. A project receiving funding from the clean water fund shall include measurable
outcomes, as defined in section 3.303, subdivision 10deleted text begin, anddeleted text endnew text begin;new text end a plan for measuring and
evaluating the resultsnew text begin; and an assessment of whether the funding celebrates cultural diversity
or reaches diverse communities in Minnesota
new text end. A project must be consistent with current
science and incorporate state-of-the-art technology.

(b) Money from the clean water fund shall be expended to balance the benefits across
all regions and residents of the state.

(c) A state agency or other recipient of a direct appropriation from the clean water fund
must compile and submit all information for proposed and funded projects or programs,
including the proposed measurable outcomes and all other items required under section
3.303, subdivision 10, to the Legislative Coordinating Commission as soon as practicable
or by January 15 of the applicable fiscal year, whichever comes first. The Legislative
Coordinating Commission must post submitted information on the website required under
section 3.303, subdivision 10, as soon as it becomes available. Information classified as not
public under section 13D.05, subdivision 3, paragraph (d), is not required to be placed on
the website.

(d) Grants funded by the clean water fund must be implemented according to section
16B.98 and must account for all expenditures. Proposals must specify a process for any
regranting envisioned. Priority for grant proposals must be given to proposals involving
grants that will be competitively awarded.

(e) Money from the clean water fund may only be spent on projects that benefit Minnesota
waters.

(f) When practicable, a direct recipient of an appropriation from the clean water fund
shall prominently display on the recipient's website home page the legacy logo required
under Laws 2009, chapter 172, article 5, section 10, as amended by Laws 2010, chapter
361, article 3, section 5, accompanied by the phrase "Click here for more information."
When a person clicks on the legacy logo image, the website must direct the person to a web
page that includes both the contact information that a person may use to obtain additional
information, as well as a link to the Legislative Coordinating Commission website required
under section 3.303, subdivision 10.

(g) Future eligibility for money from the clean water fund is contingent upon a state
agency or other recipient satisfying all applicable requirements in this section, as well as
any additional requirements contained in applicable session law. If the Office of the
Legislative Auditor, in the course of an audit or investigation, publicly reports that a recipient
of money from the clean water fund has not complied with the laws, rules, or regulations
in this section or other laws applicable to the recipient, the recipient must be listed in an
annual report to the legislative committees with jurisdiction over the legacy funds. The list
must be publicly available. The legislative auditor shall remove a recipient from the list
upon determination that the recipient is in compliance. A recipient on the list is not eligible
for future funding from the clean water fund until the recipient demonstrates compliance
to the legislative auditor.

(h) Money from the clean water fund may be used to leverage federal funds through
execution of formal project partnership agreements with federal agencies consistent with
respective federal agency partnership agreement requirements.

(i) Any state agency or organization requesting a direct appropriation from the clean
water fund must inform the Clean Water Council and the house of representatives and senate
committees having jurisdiction over the clean water fund, at the time the request for funding
is made, whether the request is supplanting or is a substitution for any previous funding that
was not from a legacy fund and was used for the same purpose.

Sec. 13.

Laws 2017, chapter 91, article 2, section 3, is amended to read:


Sec. 3. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

$
8,283,000
$
9,283,000

(a) $350,000 the first year and $350,000 the
second year are to increase monitoring for
pesticides and pesticide degradates in surface
water and groundwater and to use data
collected to assess pesticide use practices.

(b) $2,085,000 the first year and $2,086,000
the second year are for monitoring and
evaluating trends in the concentration of
nitrate in groundwater in areas vulnerable to
groundwater degradation; promoting,
developing, and evaluating regional and
crop-specific nutrient best management
practices; assessing best management practice
adoption; education and technical support from
University of Minnesota Extension; grants to
support agricultural demonstration and
implementation activities; and other actions
to protect groundwater from degradation from
nitrate. This appropriation is available until
June 30, deleted text begin2022deleted text endnew text begin 2023new text end.

(c) $75,000 the first year and $75,000 the
second year are for administering clean water
funds managed through the agriculture best
management practices loan program. Any
unencumbered balance at the end of the second
year shall be added to the corpus of the loan
fund.

(d) $1,125,000 the first year and $1,125,000
the second year are for technical assistance,
research, and demonstration projects on proper
implementation of best management practices
and more precise information on nonpoint
contributions to impaired waters and for grants
to support on-farm demonstration of
agricultural practices. This appropriation is
available until June 30, deleted text begin2022deleted text endnew text begin 2023new text end.

(e) $663,000 the first year and $662,000 the
second year are for research to quantify and
reduce agricultural contributions to impaired
waters and for development and evaluation of
best management practices to protect and
restore water resources. This appropriation is
available until June 30, deleted text begin2022deleted text endnew text begin 2023new text end.

(f) $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the
second year are for a research inventory
database containing water-related research
activities. Costs for information technology
development or support for this research
inventory database may be paid to the Office
of MN.IT Services. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2022.

(g) $2,000,000 the first year and $3,000,000
the second year are to implement the
Minnesota agricultural water quality
certification program statewide. Funds
appropriated in this paragraph are available
until June 30, 2021.

(h) $110,000 the first year and $110,000 the
second year are to provide funding for a
regional irrigation water quality specialist
through University of Minnesota Extension.

(i) $750,000 the first year and $750,000 the
second year are for grants to the Board of
Regents of the University of Minnesota to
fund the Forever Green Agriculture Initiative
and to protect the state's natural resources
while increasing the efficiency, profitability,
and productivity of Minnesota farmers by
incorporating perennial and winter-annual
crops into existing agricultural practices. This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2022.

(j) $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000
the second year are for pesticide testing of
private wells where nitrate is detected, as part
of the Township Testing Program. This
appropriation is available until June 30, deleted text begin2022deleted text endnew text begin
2023
new text end.

(k) $75,000 the first year and $75,000 the
second year are to evaluate market
opportunities and develop markets for crops
that can be profitable for farmers and
beneficial for water quality and soil health.

(l) A portion of the funds in this section may
be used for programs to train state and local
outreach staff in the intersection between
agricultural economics and agricultural
conservation.

Sec. 14.

Laws 2017, chapter 91, article 2, section 5, is amended to read:


Sec. 5. POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY

$
25,790,000
$
26,290,000

(a) $8,275,000 the first year and $8,275,000
the second year are for completion of needed
statewide assessments of surface water quality
and trends according to Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 114D. Of this amount, $125,000 the
first year and $125,000 the second year are
for grants to the Red River Watershed
Management Board to enhance and expand
the existing water quality and watershed
monitoring river watch activities in the schools
in the Red River of the North. The Red River
Watershed Management Board shall provide
a report to the commissioner of the Pollution
Control Agency and the legislative committees
and divisions with jurisdiction over
environment and natural resources finance and
policy and the clean water fund by February
15, 2019, on the expenditure of this
appropriation.new text begin This appropriation is available
until June 30, 2023.
new text end

(b) $9,409,000 the first year and $9,638,000
the second year are to develop watershed
restoration and protection strategies (WRAPS),
which include total maximum daily load
(TMDL) studies and TMDL implementation
plans for waters listed on the United States
Environmental Protection Agency approved
impaired waters list in accordance with
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 114D. The agency
shall complete an average of ten percent of
the TMDLs each year over the biennium.new text begin This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2023.
new text end

(c) $1,181,000 the first year and $1,182,000
the second year are for groundwater
assessment, including enhancing the ambient
monitoring network, modeling, and evaluating
trends, including the reassessment of
groundwater that was assessed ten to 15 years
ago and found to be contaminated.new text begin This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2023.
new text end

(d) $750,000 the first year and $750,000 the
second year are for implementation of the St.
Louis River System Area of Concern
Remedial Action Plan. This appropriation
must be matched at a rate of 65 percent
nonstate money to 35 percent state money.new text begin
This appropriation is available until June 30,
2023.
new text end

(e) $500,000 the first year and $500,000 the
second year are for TMDL research and
database development.

(f) $900,000 the first year and $900,000 the
second year are for national pollutant
discharge elimination system wastewater and
storm water TMDL implementation efforts.new text begin
This appropriation is available until June 30,
2023.
new text end

(g) $3,500,000 the first year and $3,370,000
the second year are for enhancing the
county-level delivery systems for subsurface
sewage treatment system (SSTS) activities
necessary to implement Minnesota Statutes,
sections 115.55 and 115.56, for protection of
groundwater, including base grants for all
counties with SSTS programs and competitive
grants to counties with specific plans to
significantly reduce water pollution by
reducing the number of systems that are an
imminent threat to public health or safety or
are otherwise failing. Counties that receive
base grants must report the number of sewage
noncompliant properties upgraded through
SSTS replacement, connection to a centralized
sewer system, or other means, including
property abandonment or buy-out. Counties
also must report the number of existing SSTS
compliance inspections conducted in areas
under county jurisdiction. These required
reports are to be part of established annual
reporting for SSTS programs. Counties that
conduct SSTS inventories or those with an
ordinance in place that requires an SSTS to
be inspected as a condition of transferring
property or as a condition of obtaining a local
permit must be given priority for competitive
grants under this paragraph. Of this amount,
$1,000,000 each year is available to counties
for grants to low-income landowners to
address systems that pose an imminent threat
to public health or safety or fail to protect
groundwater. A grant awarded under this
paragraph may not exceed $40,000 for the
biennium. A county receiving a grant under
this paragraph must submit a report to the
agency listing the projects funded, including
an account of the expenditures.new text begin This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2023.
new text end

(h) $225,000 the first year and $225,000 the
second year are for accelerated implementation
of MS4 permit requirements including
additional technical assistance to
municipalities experiencing difficulties
understanding and implementing the basic
requirements of the municipal storm water
program.

(i) $800,000 the first year and $1,200,000 the
second year are for a grant program for
sanitary sewer projects that are included in the
draft or any updated Voyageurs National Park
Clean Water Project Comprehensive Plan to
restore the water quality of waters in
Voyageurs National Park. Grants must be
awarded to local government units for projects
approved by the Voyageurs National Park
Clean Water Joint Powers Board and must be
matched by at least 25 percent from sources
other than the clean water fund.

(j) $200,000 the first year and $200,000 the
second year are for coordination with the state
of Wisconsin and the National Park Service
on comprehensive phosphorous reduction
activities in the Minnesota portion of Lake St.
Croix on the St. Croix River. The
commissioner must work with the St. Croix
Basin Water Resources Planning Team and
the St. Croix River Association to implement
the water monitoring and phosphorous
reduction activities.

(k) $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the
second year are to support activities of the
Clean Water Council according to Minnesota
Statutes, section 114D.30, subdivision 1.

(l) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.28,new text begin unless otherwise specified,new text end
the appropriations in this section are available
until June 30, 2022.

Sec. 15.

Laws 2017, chapter 91, article 2, section 6, is amended to read:


Sec. 6. DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL
RESOURCES

$
8,446,000
$
8,446,000

(a) $1,950,000 the first year and $1,950,000
the second year are for stream flow
monitoring.

(b) $1,250,000 the first year and $1,250,000
the second year are for lake Index of
Biological Integrity (IBI) assessments.

(c) $135,000 the first year and $135,000 the
second year are for assessing mercury and
other contaminants of fish, including
monitoring to track the status of impaired
waters over time.

(d) $1,886,000 the first year and $1,886,000
the second year are for developing targeted,
science-based watershed restoration and
protection strategies.new text begin This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2022.
new text end

(e) $1,375,000 the first year and $1,375,000
the second year are for water supply planning,
aquifer protection, and monitoring activities.

(f) $950,000 the first year and $950,000 the
second year are for technical assistance to
support local implementation of nonpoint
source restoration and protection activities.

(g) $675,000 the first year and $675,000 the
second year are for applied research and tools,
including watershed hydrologic modeling;
maintaining and updating spatial data for
watershed boundaries, streams, and water
bodies and integrating high-resolution digital
elevation data; and assessing effectiveness of
forestry best management practices for water
quality.

(h) $125,000 the first year and $125,000 the
second year are for developing county
geologic atlases.

(i) $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the
second year are for maintenance and updates
to buffer maps and for technical guidance on
buffer map interpretation to local units of
government for implementation of buffer
requirements. Maps must be provided to local
units of government and made available to
landowners on the Department of Natural
Resources' Web site.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from June 30, 2020.
new text end

Sec. 16.

Laws 2017, chapter 91, article 2, section 8, is amended to read:


Sec. 8. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

$
4,787,000
$
5,107,000

(a) $1,100,000 the first year and $1,100,000
the second year are for addressing public
health concerns related to contaminants found
in Minnesota drinking water for which no
health-based drinking water standards exist,
including accelerating the development of
health risk limits and improving the capacity
of the department's laboratory to analyze
unregulated contaminants.new text begin This appropriation
is available until June 30, 2022.
new text end

(b) $2,587,000 the first year and $2,907,000
the second year are for protection of drinking
water sources.new text begin This appropriation is available
until June 30, 2022.
new text end

(c) $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the
second year are for cost-share assistance to
public and private well owners for up to 50
percent of the cost of sealing unused wells.

(d) $200,000 the first year and $200,000 the
second year are to develop and deliver
groundwater restoration and protection
strategies for use on a watershed scale for use
in local water planning efforts and to provide
resources to local governments for drinking
water source protection activities.

(e) $400,000 the first year and $400,000 the
second year are for studying the occurrence
and magnitude of contaminants in private
wells and developing guidance and outreach
to reduce risks to private-well owners.

(f) $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the
second year are for evaluating and addressing
the risks from viruses in water supplies.new text begin This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2022.
new text end

(g) $150,000 the first year and $150,000 the
second year are to develop public health
policies and an action plan to address threats
to safe drinking water and to conduct an
analysis to determine the scope of the lead
problem in Minnesota's water and the cost to
eliminate lead exposure in drinking water.new text begin
This appropriation is available until June 30,
2022.
new text end

(h) Unless otherwise specified, the
appropriations in this section are available
until June 30, 2021.

Sec. 17.

Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 2, article 2, section 3, is amended to
read:


Sec. 3. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

$
11,010,000
$
10,710,000

(a) $350,000 the first year and $350,000 the
second year are to increase monitoring for
pesticides and pesticide degradates in surface
water and groundwater and to use data
collected to assess pesticide use practices.

(b) $2,585,000 the first year and $2,585,000
the second year are for monitoring and
evaluating trends in the concentration of
nitrate in groundwater in areas vulnerable to
groundwater degradation; promoting,
developing, and evaluating regional and
crop-specific nutrient best management
practices; assessing best management practice
adoption; education and technical support from
University of Minnesota Extension; grants to
support agricultural demonstration and
implementation activities, including research
activities at the Rosholt Research Farm; and
other actions to protect groundwater from
degradation from nitrate. This appropriation
is available until June 30, 2024.

(c) $75,000 the first year and $75,000 the
second year are for administering clean water
funds managed through the agriculture best
management practices loan program. Any
unencumbered balance at the end of the second
year must be added to the corpus of the loan
fund.

(d) $1,500,000 the first year and $1,500,000
the second year are for technical assistance,
research, and demonstration projects on proper
implementation of best management practices
and more-precise information on nonpoint
contributions to impaired waters and for grants
to support on-farm demonstration of
agricultural practices. This appropriation is
available until June 30, deleted text begin2024deleted text endnew text begin 2025new text end.

(e) $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the
second year are for a research inventory
database containing water-related research
activities. Costs for information technology
development or support for this research
inventory database may be paid to the Office
of MN.IT Services. This appropriation is
available until June 30, deleted text begin2024deleted text endnew text begin 2025new text end.

(f) $3,000,000 the first year and $3,000,000
the second year are to implement the
Minnesota agricultural water quality
certification program statewide. Funds
appropriated in this paragraph are available
until June 30, 2024.

(g) $150,000 the first year and $150,000 the
second year are for a regional irrigation water
quality specialist through University of
Minnesota Extension.

(h) $2,300,000 the first year and $2,000,000
the second year are for grants to fund the
Forever Green Agriculture Initiative and to
protect the state's natural resources while
increasing the efficiency, profitability, and
productivity of Minnesota farmers by
incorporating perennial and winter-annual
crops into existing agricultural practices. Of
this amount, $2,050,000 the first year and
$1,750,000 the second year are for grants to
the Board of Regents of the University of
Minnesota for research and establishing an
Agricultural Diversification Steering Council
and Network and $250,000 the first year and
$250,000 the second year are for grants to
implement Forever Green crops or cropping
systems. This appropriation is available until
June 30, deleted text begin2024deleted text endnew text begin 2025new text end.

(i) $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000
the second year are for testing private wells
for pesticides where nitrate is detected as part
of the township testing program. This
appropriation is available until June 30, deleted text begin2024deleted text endnew text begin
2025
new text end.

(j) A portion of the money in this section may
be used for programs to train state and local
outreach staff in the intersection between
agricultural economics and agricultural
conservation.

Sec. 18.

Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 2, article 2, section 4, is amended to
read:


Sec. 4. PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY

$
10,125,000
$
8,125,000

(a) $10,000,000 the first year and $8,000,000
the second year are for the point source
implementation grants program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.073. This
appropriation is available until June 30, deleted text begin2024deleted text endnew text begin
2025
new text end.

(b) $125,000 the first year and $125,000 the
second year are for small community
wastewater treatment grants and loans under
Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.075. This
appropriation is available until June 30, deleted text begin2024deleted text endnew text begin
2025
new text end.

(c) If there is any uncommitted money at the
end of each fiscal year under paragraph (a) or
(b), the Public Facilities Authority may
transfer the remaining funds to eligible
projects under any of the programs listed in
this section according to a project's priority
rank on the Pollution Control Agency's project
priority list.

Sec. 19.

Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 2, article 2, section 5, is amended to
read:


Sec. 5. POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY

$
23,242,000
$
23,242,000

(a) $8,150,000 the first year and $8,150,000
the second year are for completing needed
statewide assessments of surface water quality
and trends according to Minnesota Statutes,
chapter 114D. Of this amount, $150,000 the
first year and $150,000 the second year are
for grants to the Red River Watershed
Management Board to enhance and expand
the existing water quality and watershed
monitoring river watch activities in the schools
in the Red River of the North. The Red River
Watershed Management board shall provide
a report to the commissioner of the Pollution
Control Agency and the legislative committees
and divisions with jurisdiction over
environment and natural resources finance and
policy and the clean water fund by February
15, 2021, on the expenditure of this
appropriation.new text begin This appropriation is available
until June 30, 2025.
new text end

(b) $7,550,000 the first year and $7,550,000
the second year are to develop watershed
restoration and protection strategies (WRAPS),
which include total maximum daily load
(TMDL) studies and TMDL implementation
plans according to Minnesota Statutes, chapter
114D, for waters on the impaired waters list
approved by the United States Environmental
Protection Agency. The agency must complete
an average of ten percent of the TMDLs each
year over the biennium.new text begin This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2025.
new text end

(c) $1,182,000 the first year and $1,182,000
the second year are for groundwater
assessment, including enhancing the ambient
monitoring network, modeling, evaluating
trends, and reassessing groundwater that was
assessed ten to 15 years ago and found to be
contaminated.

(d) $750,000 the first year and $750,000 the
second year are for implementing the St. Louis
River System Area of Concern Remedial
Action Plan.new text begin This appropriation is available
until June 30, 2025.
new text end

(e) $900,000 the first year and $900,000 the
second year are for national pollutant
discharge elimination system wastewater and
storm water TMDL implementation efforts.new text begin
This appropriation is available until June 30,
2025.
new text end

(f) $3,375,000 the first year and $3,375,000
the second year are for enhancing the
county-level delivery systems for subsurface
sewage treatment system (SSTS) activities
necessary to implement Minnesota Statutes,
sections 115.55 and 115.56, for protecting
groundwater, including base grants for all
counties with SSTS programs and competitive
grants to counties with specific plans to
significantly reduce water pollution by
reducing the number of systems that are an
imminent threat to public health or safety or
are otherwise failing. Counties that receive
base grants must report the number of sewage
noncompliant properties upgraded through
SSTS replacement, connection to a centralized
sewer system, or other means, including
property abandonment or buy-out. Counties
also must report the number of existing SSTS
compliance inspections conducted in areas
under county jurisdiction. These required
reports are to be part of established annual
reporting for SSTS programs. Counties that
conduct SSTS inventories or those with an
ordinance in place that requires an SSTS to
be inspected as a condition of transferring
property or as a condition of obtaining a local
permit must be given priority for competitive
grants under this paragraph. Of this amount,
$1,500,000 each year is available to counties
for grants to low-income landowners to
address systems that pose an imminent threat
to public health or safety or fail to protect
groundwater. A grant awarded under this
paragraph may not exceed $40,000 for the
biennium. A county receiving a grant under
this paragraph must submit a report to the
agency listing the projects funded, including
an account of the expenditures. By January
15, 2021, the commissioner must submit a
report to the chairs and ranking minority
members of the house of representatives and
senate committees and divisions with
jurisdiction over environment and natural
resources and the clean water fund detailing
the outcomes achieved under this paragraph
and past appropriations from the clean water
fund for this purpose.new text begin This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2025.
new text end

(g) $200,000 the first year and $200,000 the
second year are for accelerated implementation
of MS4 permit requirements, including
additional technical assistance to
municipalities experiencing difficulties
understanding and implementing the basic
requirements of the municipal storm water
program.

(h) $775,000 the first year and $775,000 the
second year are for a grant program for
sanitary sewer projects that are included in the
draft or any updated Voyageurs National Park
Clean Water Project Comprehensive Plan to
restore the water quality of waters in
Voyageurs National Park. Grants must be
awarded to local government units for projects
approved by the Voyageurs National Park
Clean Water Joint Powers Board and must be
matched by at least 25 percent from sources
other than the clean water fund.new text begin This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2025.
new text end

(i) $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the
second year are for activities, training, and
grants that reduce chloride pollution. Of this
amount, $100,000 each year is for grants for
upgrading, optimizing, or replacing
water-softener units. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2023. Any
unencumbered grant balances in the first year
do not cancel but are available for grants in
the second year.new text begin This appropriation is available
until June 30, 2025.
new text end

(j) $110,000 the first year and $110,000 the
second year are to support activities of the
Clean Water Council according to Minnesota
Statutes, section 114D.30, subdivision 1.

(k) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes,
section 16A.28, new text beginunless otherwise specified,
new text end the appropriations in this section are available
until June 30, 2024.

Sec. 20.

Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 2, article 2, section 6, is amended to
read:


Sec. 6. DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL
RESOURCES

$
9,310,000
$
9,310,000

(a) $2,000,000 the first year and $2,000,000
the second year are for stream flow
monitoring.new text begin This appropriation is available
until June 30, 2023.
new text end

(b) $1,250,000 the first year and $1,250,000
the second year are for lake Index of
Biological Integrity (IBI) assessments. The
number of IBI sampling assessments in the
seven-county metropolitan area and the cities
of Rochester and Duluth relative to the number
of statewide sampling assessments must be
proportional to the number of IBI-suitable
lakes in the seven-county metropolitan area
and the cities of Rochester and Duluth relative
to the number of statewide IBI-suitable lakes.new text begin
This appropriation is available until June 30,
2023.
new text end

(c) $135,000 the first year and $135,000 the
second year are for assessing mercury and
other fish contaminants, including monitoring
to track the status of impaired waters over
time.new text begin This appropriation is available until June
30, 2023.
new text end

(d) $1,900,000 the first year and $1,900,000
the second year are for developing targeted,
science-based watershed restoration and
protection strategies. new text begin This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2023.
new text end

(e) $2,075,000 the first year and $2,075,000
the second year are for water-supply planning,
aquifer protection, and monitoring activities.new text begin
This appropriation is available until June 30,
2023.
new text end

(f) $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000
the second year are for technical assistance to
support local implementation of nonpoint
source restoration and protection activities.

(g) $700,000 the first year and $700,000 the
second year are for applied research and tools,
including watershed hydrologic modeling;
maintaining and updating spatial data for
watershed boundaries, streams, and water
bodies and integrating high-resolution digital
elevation data; and assessing effectiveness of
forestry best management practices for water
quality.new text begin This appropriation is available until
June 30, 2023.
new text end

(h) $150,000 the first year and $150,000 the
second year are for developing county
geologic atlases. new text begin This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2023.
new text end

(i) $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the
second year are for maintenance and updates
to buffer maps and for technical guidance on
interpreting buffer maps for local units of
government implementing buffer
requirements. Maps must be provided to local
units of government and made available to
landowners on the Department of Natural
Resources website.new text begin This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 21.

Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 2, article 2, section 7, is amended to
read:


Sec. 7. BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL
RESOURCES

$
71,950,000
$
66,484,000

(a) $13,591,000 the first year and $13,375,000
the second year are for performance-based
grants with multiyear implementation plans
to local government units. The grants may be
used to implement projects that protect,
enhance, and restore surface water quality in
lakes, rivers, and streams; protect groundwater
from degradation; and protect drinking water
sources. Projects must be identified in a
comprehensive watershed plan developed
under the One Watershed, One Plan or
metropolitan surface water management
frameworks or groundwater plans. Grant
recipients must identify a nonstate match and
may use other legacy funds to supplement
projects funded under this paragraph.

(b) $16,000,000 the first year and $16,000,000
the second year are for grants to local
government units to protect and restore surface
water and drinking water; to keep water on
the land; to protect, enhance, and restore water
quality in lakes, rivers, and streams; and to
protect groundwater and drinking water,
including feedlot water quality and subsurface
sewage treatment system projects and stream
bank, stream channel, shoreline restoration,
and ravine stabilization projects. The projects
must use practices demonstrated to be
effective, be of long-lasting public benefit,
include a match, and be consistent with total
maximum daily load (TMDL) implementation
plans, watershed restoration and protection
strategies (WRAPS), or local water
management plans or their equivalents. A
portion of this money may be used to seek
administrative efficiencies through shared
resources by multiple local governmental
units. Up to 20 percent of this appropriation
is available for land-treatment projects and
practices that benefit drinking water.

(c) $4,000,000 the first year and $4,000,000
the second year are for accelerated
implementation, local resource protection,
enhancement grants, statewide analytical
targeting tools that fill an identified gap,
program enhancements for technical
assistance, citizen and community outreach,
compliance, and training and certification.

(d) $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000
the second year are to provide state oversight
and accountability, evaluate and communicate
results, provide implementation tools, and
measure the value of conservation program
implementation by local governments,
including submitting to the legislature by
March 1 each even-numbered year a biennial
report prepared by the board, in consultation
with the commissioners of natural resources,
health, agriculture, and the Pollution Control
Agency, detailing the recipients, the projects
funded under this section, and the amount of
pollution reduced.

(e) $2,500,000 the first year and $2,500,000
the second year are to provide assistance,
oversight, and grants for supporting local
governments in implementing and complying
with riparian protection and excessive soil loss
requirements.

(f) $4,750,000 the first year and $4,750,000
the second year are to purchase, restore, or
preserve riparian land adjacent to lakes, rivers,
streams, and tributaries, by easements or
contracts, to keep water on the land to decrease
sediment, pollutant, and nutrient transport;
reduce hydrologic impacts to surface waters;
and increase infiltration for groundwater
recharge. Up to $507,000 is for deposit in a
monitoring and enforcement account.

(g) $2,000,000 the first year and $2,000,000
the second year are for permanent
conservation easements on wellhead protection
areas under Minnesota Statutes, section
103F.515, subdivision 2, paragraph (d), or for
grants to local units of government for fee title
acquisition to permanently protect
groundwater supply sources on wellhead
protection areas or for otherwise ensuring
long-term protection of groundwater supply
sources as described under alternative
management tools in the Department of
Agriculture's Nitrogen Fertilizer Management
Plan, including low-nitrogen cropping systems
or implementing nitrogen fertilizer best
management practices. Priority must be placed
on land that is located where the vulnerability
of the drinking water supply is designated as
high or very high by the commissioner of
health, where drinking water protection plans
have identified specific activities that will
achieve long-term protection, and on lands
with expiring Conservation Reserve Program
contracts. Up to $182,000 is for deposit in a
monitoring and enforcement account.

(h) $84,000 the first year and $84,000 the
second year are for a technical evaluation
panel to conduct ten restoration evaluations
under Minnesota Statutes, section 114D.50,
subdivision 6
.

(i) $2,000,000 the first year and $2,000,000
the second year are for assistance, oversight,
and grants to local governments to transition
local water management plans to a watershed
approach as provided for in Minnesota
Statutes, chapters 103B, 103C, 103D, and
114D.

(j) $850,000 the first year and $850,000 the
second year are for technical assistance and
grants for the conservation drainage program
in consultation with the Drainage Work Group,
coordinated under Minnesota Statutes, section
103B.101, subdivision 13, that includes
projects to improve multipurpose water
management under Minnesota Statutes, section
103E.015.

(k) $11,250,000 the first year and $6,000,000
the second year are to purchase and restore
permanent conservation sites via easements
or contracts to treat and store water on the land
for water quality improvement purposes and
related technical assistance. This work may
be done in cooperation with the United States
Department of Agriculture with a first-priority
use to accomplish a conservation reserve
enhancement program, or equivalent, in the
state. Up to $397,000 is for deposit in a
monitoring and enforcement account.

(l) $1,500,000 the first year and $1,500,000
the second year are to purchase permanent
conservation easements to protect lands
adjacent to public waters with good water
quality but threatened with degradation. Up
to $338,000 is for deposit in a monitoring and
enforcement account.

(m) $425,000 the first year and $425,000 the
second year are for grants or contracts for a
program to systematically collect data and
produce county, watershed, and statewide
estimates of soil erosion caused by water and
wind along with tracking adoption of
conservation measures, including cover crops,
to address erosion. Up to $700,000 is available
for grants to or contracts with the University
of Minnesota to complete this work.

(n) $12,000,000 the first year and $12,000,000
the second year are for payments to soil and
water conservation districts for the purposes
of Minnesota Statutes, sections 103C.321 and
103C.331. From this appropriation, each soil
and water conservation district shall receive
an increase in its base funding of $100,000
per year. Money remaining after the base
increase is available for grants to soil and
water conservation districts as determined by
the board based on county allocations to soil
and water conservation districts and amount
of private land and public waters. The board
and other agencies may reduce the amount of
grants to a county by an amount equal to any
reduction in the county's allocation to a soil
and water conservation district from the
county's previous year allocation when the
board determines that the reduction was
disproportionate. The board may use up to one
percent for the administration of payments.

(o) The board must contract for delivery of
services with Conservation Corps Minnesota
for restoration, maintenance, and other
activities under this section for up to $500,000
the first year and up to $500,000 the second
year.

(p) The board may shift grant, cost-share, or
easement funds in this section and may adjust
the technical and administrative assistance
portion of the funds to leverage federal or
other nonstate funds or to address oversight
responsibilities or high-priority needs
identified in local water management plans.

(q) The board must require grantees to specify
the outcomes that will be achieved by the
grants before any grant awards.

(r) The appropriations in this section are
available until June 30, deleted text begin2024deleted text endnew text begin 2025new text end, except
grant funds are available for five years after
the date a grant is executed, unless the
commissioner of administration determines
that a longer duration is in the best interest of
the state according to Minnesota Statutes,
section 16B.98. Returned grant funds must be
regranted consistent with the purposes of this
section.

Sec. 22.

Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 2, article 2, section 8, is amended to
read:


Sec. 8. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

$
6,497,000
$
6,497,000

(a) $1,700,000 the first year and $1,700,000
the second year are for addressing public
health concerns related to contaminants found
in Minnesota drinking water for which no
health-based drinking water standards exist,
for improving the department's capacity to
monitor the water quality of drinking water
sources and to develop interventions to
improve water quality, and for the
department's laboratory to analyze unregulated
contaminants. Of this amount, $400,000 the
first year and $400,000 the second year are
for the commissioner to work in cooperation
with the commissioners of agriculture, the
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, and
natural resources to sample surface water and
groundwater, including drinking water
sources, and for an assessment to evaluate
potential risks from microplastics and
nanoplastics and identify appropriate
follow-up actions.new text begin This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2024.
new text end

(b) $2,747,000 the first year and $2,747,000
the second year are for protecting drinking
water sources.

(c) $550,000 the first year and $550,000 the
second year are to develop and deliver
groundwater restoration and protection
strategies on a watershed scale for use in local
comprehensive water planning efforts, to
provide resources to local governments for
activities that protect sources of drinking
water, and to enhance approaches that improve
the capacity of local governmental units to
protect and restore groundwater resources.

(d) $750,000 the first year and $750,000 the
second year are for studying the occurrence
and magnitude of contaminants in private
wells and developing guidance, outreach, and
interventions to reduce risks to private-well
owners.

(e) $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the
second year are for evaluating and addressing
the risks from viruses, bacteria, and protozoa
in groundwater supplies and for evaluating
land uses that may contribute to contamination
of public water systems with these pathogens.

(f) $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the
second year are to develop public health
policies and an action plan to address threats
to safe drinking water, including development
of a statewide plan for protecting drinking
water.

(g) $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the
second year are to create a road map for water
reuse implementation in Minnesota and to
address research gaps by studying Minnesota
water reuse systems.

(h) Unless otherwise specified, the
appropriations in this section are available
until June 30, 2023.

Sec. 23.

Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 2, article 2, section 9, is amended to
read:


Sec. 9. METROPOLITAN COUNCIL

$
1,375,000
$
1,375,000

(a) $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000
the second year are to implement projects that
address emerging threats to the drinking water
supply, provide cost-effective regional
solutions, leverage interjurisdictional
coordination, support local implementation of
water supply reliability projects, and prevent
degradation of groundwater resources in the
metropolitan area. These projects will provide
communities with:

(1) potential solutions to leverage regional
water use by using surface water, storm water,
wastewater, and groundwater;

(2) an analysis of infrastructure requirements
for different alternatives;

(3) development of planning-level cost
estimates, including capital costs and operating
costs;

(4) identification of funding mechanisms and
an equitable cost-sharing structure for
regionally beneficial water supply
development projects; and

(5) development of subregional groundwater
models.

(b) $375,000 the first year and $375,000 the
second year are for the water demand
reduction grant program to encourage
municipalities in the metropolitan area to
implement measures to reduce water demand
to ensure the reliability and protection of
drinking water supplies.

new text begin (c) The appropriations in this section are available until June 30, 2023.
new text end

Sec. 24. new text beginHEALTH RISK LIMITS; PERFLUOROOCTANE SULFONATE AND
NEONICOTINOIDS.
new text end

new text begin (a) By July 1, 2023, the commissioner of health must amend the health risk limit for
perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) in Minnesota Rules, part 4717.7860, subpart 15, so that
the health risk limit does not exceed 0.015 parts per billion.
new text end

new text begin (b) By January 15, 2024, the commissioner must adopt health risk limits for clothianidin
and imidacloprid.
new text end

new text begin (c) In amending and adopting the health risk limits required under this section, the
commissioner must comply with Minnesota Statutes, section 144.0751, requiring a reasonable
margin of safety to adequately protect the health of infants, children, and adults.
new text end

Sec. 25. new text beginCLEAN WATER COUNCIL; REPORT REQUIRED.
new text end

new text begin By January 15, 2022, the Clean Water Council must submit a report or reports to the
chairs and ranking minority members of the house of representatives and senate committees
and divisions with jurisdiction over the environment and natural resources and legacy that
includes:
new text end

new text begin (1) an assessment of the implementation of the high-resolution digital elevation data
developed with the appropriations in Laws 2009, chapter 172, article 2, section 5, paragraph
(d), and Laws 2011, First Special Session, chapter 6, article 2, section 6, paragraph (h);
new text end

new text begin (2) an assessment of the potential impacts of the February 10, 2021, decision of the
Minnesota Supreme Court in the consolidated litigation styled as In the Matter of Reissuance
of an NPDES/SDS Permit to United States Steel Corporation, parent case number A18-2094;
and
new text end

new text begin (3) an evaluation of state agency personnel funded with money from the clean water
fund, including demographic characteristics, the number of classified and unclassified
positions, and other equity considerations.
new text end

Sec. 26. new text beginCLEAN WATER COUNCIL; REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL.
new text end

new text begin The Clean Water Council must develop and issue a request for proposal for a study of
the impacts of 6PPD-quinone, a toxic chemical compound derived from a common rubber
tire additive, on the state's waters and fish populations. The research must assess the
prevalence of 6PPD-quinone in stormwater and surface water and impacts to the state's fish
populations with priority given to areas around Lake Superior and its salmon populations.
new text end

ARTICLE 3

PARKS AND TRAILS FUND

Section 1. new text beginPARKS AND TRAILS FUND APPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the columns marked "Appropriations" are appropriated to the agencies
and for the purposes specified in this article. The appropriations are from the parks and
trails fund and are available for the fiscal years indicated for each purpose. The figures
"2022" and "2023" used in this article mean that the appropriations listed under the figure
are available for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, or June 30, 2023, respectively. "The
first year" is fiscal year 2022. "The second year" is fiscal year 2023. "The biennium" is
fiscal years 2022 and 2023. These are onetime appropriations.
new text end

new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end
new text begin Available for the Year
new text end
new text begin Ending June 30
new text end
new text begin 2022
new text end
new text begin 2023
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginPARKS AND TRAILS
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 54,797,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 55,884,000
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following sections.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Availability of Appropriation
new text end

new text begin Money appropriated in this article may not be
spent on activities unless they are directly
related to and necessary for a specific
appropriation. Money appropriated in this
article must be spent in accordance with
Minnesota Management and Budget MMB
Guidance to Agencies on Legacy Fund
Expenditure
. Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.28, and unless otherwise
specified in this article, fiscal year 2022
appropriations are available until June 30,
2024, and fiscal year 2023 appropriations are
available until June 30, 2025. If a project
receives federal funds, the period of the
appropriation is extended to equal the
availability of federal funding.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Disability Access
new text end

new text begin Where appropriate, grant recipients of parks
and trails funds, in consultation with the
Council on Disability and other appropriate
governor-appointed disability councils, boards,
committees, and commissions, should make
progress toward providing people with
disabilities greater access to programs, print
publications, and digital media related to the
programs the recipient funds using
appropriations made in this article.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Energy and Water Conservation
new text end

new text begin Grant recipients of parks and trails funds
should prioritize water and energy
conservation technology and the use of
renewable energy for construction and
building projects funded with an appropriation
made in this article.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginDEPARTMENT OF NATURAL
RESOURCES
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 33,095,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 33,754,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $21,698,000 the first year and $22,130,000
the second year are for state parks, recreation
areas, and trails to:
new text end

new text begin (1) connect people to the outdoors;
new text end

new text begin (2) acquire land and create opportunities;
new text end

new text begin (3) maintain existing holdings; and
new text end

new text begin (4) improve cooperation by coordinating with
partners to implement the 25-year long-range
parks and trails legacy plan.
new text end

new text begin (b) $10,849,000 the first year and $11,065,000
the second year are for grants for parks and
trails of regional significance outside the
seven-county metropolitan area under
Minnesota Statutes, section 85.535. The grants
awarded under this paragraph must be based
on the lists of recommended projects
submitted to the legislative committees under
Minnesota Statutes, section 85.536,
subdivision 10, from the Greater Minnesota
Regional Parks and Trails Commission
established under Minnesota Statutes, section
85.536. Grants funded under this paragraph
must support parks and trails of regional or
statewide significance that meet the applicable
definitions and criteria for regional parks and
trails contained in the Greater Minnesota
Regional Parks and Trails Strategic Plan
adopted by the Greater Minnesota Regional
Parks and Trails Commission on April 22,
2015. Grant recipients identified under this
paragraph must submit a grant application to
the commissioner of natural resources. Up to
2.5 percent of the appropriation may be used
by the commissioner for the actual cost of
issuing and monitoring the grants for the
commission. Of the amount appropriated,
$450,000 the first year and $450,000 the
second year are for the Greater Minnesota
Regional Parks and Trails Commission to
carry out its duties under Minnesota Statutes,
section 85.536, including the continued
development of a statewide system plan for
regional parks and trails outside the
seven-county metropolitan area.
new text end

new text begin (c) By January 15, 2022, the Greater
Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails
Commission must submit a list of projects that
contains the commission's recommendations
for funding from the parks and trails fund for
fiscal year 2023 to the chairs and ranking
minority members of the legislative
committees and divisions with jurisdiction
over the environment and natural resources
and the parks and trails fund.
new text end

new text begin (d) By January 15, 2022, the Greater
Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails
Commission must submit a report that contains
the commission's criteria for funding from the
parks and trails fund, including the criteria
used to determine if a park or trail is of
regional significance, to the chairs and ranking
minority members of the legislative
committees and divisions with jurisdiction
over the environment and natural resources
and the parks and trails fund.
new text end

new text begin (e) $548,000 the first year and $559,000 the
second year are for coordination and projects
between the department, the Metropolitan
Council, and the Greater Minnesota Regional
Parks and Trails Commission; enhanced
web-based information for park and trail users;
and support of activities of the Parks and
Trails Legacy Advisory Committee.
new text end

new text begin (f) The commissioner must contract for
services with Conservation Corps Minnesota
for restoration, maintenance, and other
activities under this section for at least
$850,000 the first year and $850,000 the
second year.
new text end

new text begin (g) Grant recipients of an appropriation under
this section must give consideration to
contracting with Conservation Corps
Minnesota for restoration, maintenance, and
other activities.
new text end

new text begin (h) In addition to the requirements under
paragraph (f), the commissioner should work
to provide other opportunities that encourage
a diversity of students to pursue careers in
environment and natural resources when
implementing appropriations in this section.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginMETROPOLITAN COUNCIL
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 21,698,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 22,130,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $21,698,000 the first year and $22,130,000
the second year are for distribution according
to Minnesota Statutes, section 85.53,
subdivision 3.
new text end

new text begin (b) Money appropriated under this section and
distributed to implementing agencies must be
used only to fund the list of projects approved
by the elected representatives of each of the
metropolitan parks implementing agencies.
Projects funded by the money appropriated
under this section must be substantially
consistent with the project descriptions and
dollar amounts approved by each elected body.
Any money remaining after completing the
listed projects may be spent by the
implementing agencies on projects to support
parks and trails.
new text end

new text begin (c) Grant agreements entered into by the
Metropolitan Council and recipients of money
appropriated under this section must ensure
that the money is used to supplement and not
substitute for traditional sources of funding.
new text end

new text begin (d) The implementing agencies receiving
appropriations under this section must give
consideration to contracting with Conservation
Corps Minnesota for restoration, maintenance,
and other activities.
new text end

Sec. 5. new text beginLEGISLATURE
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 4,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end

new text begin $4,000 the first year is for the Legislative
Coordinating Commission for the website
required under Minnesota Statutes, section
3.303, subdivision 10.
new text end

Sec. 6.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 85.015, subdivision 10, is amended to read:


Subd. 10.

Luce Line Trail, Hennepin, McLeod, and Meeker Counties.

(a) The trail
shall originate at Gleason Lake in Plymouth Village, Hennepin County, deleted text beginand shalldeleted text end follow
the route of the Chicago Northwestern Railroadnew text begin, and include a connection to Greenleaf Lake
State Recreation Area
new text end.

(b) The trail shall be developed for multiuse wherever feasible. The department shall
cooperate in maintaining its integrity for modes of use consistent with local ordinances.

(c) In establishing, developing, maintaining, and operating the trail, the commissioner
shall cooperate with local units of government and private individuals and groups. Before
acquiring any parcel of land for the trail, the commissioner of natural resources shall develop
a management program for the parcel and conduct a public hearing on the proposed
management program in the vicinity of the parcel to be acquired. The management program
of the commissioner shall include but not be limited to the following: (a) fencing of portions
of the trail where necessary to protect adjoining landowners; and (b) the maintenance of
the trail in a litter free condition to the extent practicable.

(d) The commissioner shall not acquire any of the right-of-way of the Chicago
Northwestern Railway Company until the abandonment of the line described in this
subdivision has been approved by the Surface Transportation Board or the former Interstate
Commerce Commission. Compensation, in addition to the value of the land, shall include
improvements made by the railroad, including but not limited to, bridges, trestles, public
road crossings, or any portion thereof, it being the desire of the railroad that such
improvements be included in the conveyance. The fair market value of the land and
improvements shall be recommended by two independent appraisers mutually agreed upon
by the parties. The fair market value thus recommended shall be reviewed by a review
appraiser agreed to by the parties, and the fair market value thus determined, and supported
by appraisals, may be the purchase price. The commissioner may exchange lands with
landowners abutting the right-of-way described in this section to eliminate diagonally shaped
separate fields.

Sec. 7.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 85.53, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Expenditures; accountability.

(a) A project or program receiving funding
from the parks and trails fund must meet or exceed the constitutional requirement to support
parks and trails of regional or statewide significance. A project or program receiving funding
from the parks and trails fund must include measurable outcomes, as defined in section
3.303, subdivision 10deleted text begin, anddeleted text endnew text begin;new text end a plan for measuring and evaluating the resultsnew text begin; and an assessment
of whether the funding celebrates cultural diversity or reaches diverse communities in
Minnesota
new text end. A project or program must be consistent with current science and incorporate
state-of-the-art technology, except when the project or program is a portrayal or restoration
of historical significance.

(b) Money from the parks and trails fund shall be expended to balance the benefits across
all regions and residents of the state.

(c) A state agency or other recipient of a direct appropriation from the parks and trails
fund must compile and submit all information for funded projects or programs, including
the proposed measurable outcomes and all other items required under section 3.303,
subdivision 10
, to the Legislative Coordinating Commission as soon as practicable or by
January 15 of the applicable fiscal year, whichever comes first. The Legislative Coordinating
Commission must post submitted information on the website required under section 3.303,
subdivision 10, as soon as it becomes available.

(d) Grants funded by the parks and trails fund must be implemented according to section
16B.98 and must account for all expenditures. Proposals must specify a process for any
regranting envisioned. Priority for grant proposals must be given to proposals involving
grants that will be competitively awarded.

(e) Money from the parks and trails fund may only be spent on projects located in
Minnesota.

(f) When practicable, a direct recipient of an appropriation from the parks and trails fund
shall prominently display on the recipient's website home page the legacy logo required
under Laws 2009, chapter 172, article 5, section 10, as amended by Laws 2010, chapter
361, article 3, section 5, accompanied by the phrase "Click here for more information."
When a person clicks on the legacy logo image, the website must direct the person to a web
page that includes both the contact information that a person may use to obtain additional
information, as well as a link to the Legislative Coordinating Commission website required
under section 3.303, subdivision 10.

(g) Future eligibility for money from the parks and trails fund is contingent upon a state
agency or other recipient satisfying all applicable requirements in this section, as well as
any additional requirements contained in applicable session law. If the Office of the
Legislative Auditor, in the course of an audit or investigation, publicly reports that a recipient
of money from the parks and trails fund has not complied with the laws, rules, or regulations
in this section or other laws applicable to the recipient, the recipient must be listed in an
annual report to the legislative committees with jurisdiction over the legacy funds. The list
must be publicly available. The legislative auditor shall remove a recipient from the list
upon determination that the recipient is in compliance. A recipient on the list is not eligible
for future funding from the parks and trails fund until the recipient demonstrates compliance
to the legislative auditor.

(h) Any state agency or organization requesting a direct appropriation from the parks
and trails fund must inform the house of representatives and senate committees having
jurisdiction over the parks and trails fund, at the time the request for funding is made,
whether the request is supplanting or is a substitution for any previous funding that was not
from a legacy fund and was used for the same purpose.

Sec. 8. new text beginPROCTOR-HERMANTOWN MUNGER TRAIL SPUR; EXTENSION.
new text end

new text begin The portion of the appropriation in Laws 2017, chapter 91, article 3, section 3, paragraph
(b), from the parks and trails fund granted to the city of Hermantown for the
Proctor-Hermantown Munger Trail Spur project is available until June 30, 2022.
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

Sec. 9. new text beginCOORDINATION AND PROJECTS; EXTENSION.
new text end

new text begin The portion of the appropriation in Laws 2017, chapter 91, article 3, section 3, paragraph
(e), from the parks and trails fund for coordination and projects between the department,
the Metropolitan Council, and the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission;
enhanced web-based information for park and trail users; and support of activities of the
Parks and Trails Legacy Advisory Committee is available until June 30, 2022.
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

ARTICLE 4

ARTS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE FUND

Section 1. new text beginARTS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE FUND APPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin The sums shown in the columns marked "Appropriations" are appropriated to the entities
and for the purposes specified in this article. The appropriations are from the arts and cultural
heritage fund and are available for the fiscal years indicated for allowable activities under
the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 15. The figures "2022" and "2023" used in
this article mean that the appropriations listed under the figure are available for the fiscal
year ending June 30, 2022, and June 30, 2023, respectively. "The first year" is fiscal year
2022. "The second year" is fiscal year 2023. "The biennium" is fiscal years 2022 and 2023.
All appropriations in this article are onetime.
new text end

new text begin APPROPRIATIONS
new text end
new text begin Available for the Year
new text end
new text begin Ending June 30
new text end
new text begin 2022
new text end
new text begin 2023
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginARTS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Total Appropriation
new text end

new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 73,132,000
new text end
new text begin $
new text end
new text begin 76,617,000
new text end

new text begin The amounts that may be spent for each
purpose are specified in the following
subdivisions.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Availability of Appropriation
new text end

new text begin Money appropriated in this article must not
be spent on activities unless they are directly
related to and necessary for a specific
appropriation. Money appropriated in this
article must not be spent on institutional
overhead charges that are not directly related
to and necessary for a specific appropriation.
Money appropriated in this article must be
spent in accordance with Minnesota
Management and Budget MMB Guidance to
Agencies on Legacy Fund Expenditure
.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.28, and unless otherwise specified in this
article, fiscal year 2022 appropriations are
available until June 30, 2023, and fiscal year
2023 appropriations are available until June
30, 2024. Water and energy conservation
technology and the use of renewable energy
should be priorities for construction and
building projects funded through this
appropriation. If a project receives federal
funds, the period of the appropriation is
extended to equal the availability of federal
funding.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Minnesota State Arts Board
new text end

new text begin 34,372,000
new text end
new text begin 36,010,000
new text end

new text begin (a) The amounts in this subdivision are
appropriated to the Minnesota State Arts
Board for arts, arts education, arts
preservation, and arts access. Grant
agreements entered into by the Minnesota
State Arts Board and other recipients of
appropriations in this subdivision must ensure
that these funds are used to supplement and
not substitute for traditional sources of
funding. Each grant program established in
this appropriation must be separately
administered from other state appropriations
for program planning and outcome
measurements, but may take into consideration
other state resources awarded in the selection
of applicants and grant award size.
new text end

new text begin (b) Arts and Arts Access Initiatives
new text end

new text begin $27,497,000 the first year and $28,808,000
the second year are to support Minnesota
artists and arts organizations in creating,
producing, and presenting high-quality arts
activities; to preserve, maintain, and interpret
art forms and works of art so that they are
accessible to Minnesota audiences; to
overcome barriers to accessing high-quality
arts activities; and to instill the arts into the
community and public life in this state.
new text end

new text begin (c) Arts Education
new text end

new text begin $5,156,000 the first year and $5,401,000 the
second year are for high-quality,
age-appropriate arts education for Minnesotans
of all ages to develop knowledge, skills, and
understanding of the arts.
new text end

new text begin (d) Arts and Cultural Heritage
new text end

new text begin $1,719,000 the first year and $1,801,000 the
second year are for events and activities that
represent, preserve, and maintain the diverse
cultural arts traditions, including folk and
traditional artists and art organizations,
represented in this state.
new text end

new text begin (e) Up to $3,168,000 of the funds appropriated
in paragraphs (b) to (d) may be used by the
board for administering grant programs,
delivering technical services, providing fiscal
oversight for the statewide system, and
ensuring accountability in fiscal years 2022
and 2023.
new text end

new text begin (f) Up to 30 percent of the remaining total
appropriation to each of the categories listed
in paragraphs (b) to (d) is for grants to the
regional arts councils. Notwithstanding any
other provision of law, regional arts council
grants or other arts council grants for touring
programs, projects, or exhibits must ensure
the programs, projects, or exhibits are able to
tour in their own region as well as all other
regions of the state.
new text end

new text begin (g) Any unencumbered balance remaining
under this subdivision the first year does not
cancel but is available the second year.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Historical Society
new text end

new text begin 15,606,000
new text end
new text begin 17,457,000
new text end

new text begin (a) The amounts in this subdivision are
appropriated to the governing board of the
Minnesota Historical Society to preserve and
enhance access to Minnesota's history and its
cultural and historical resources. Grant
agreements entered into by the Minnesota
Historical Society and other recipients of
appropriations in this subdivision must ensure
that these funds are used to supplement and
not substitute for traditional sources of
funding. Funds directly appropriated to the
Minnesota Historical Society must be used to
supplement and not substitute for traditional
sources of funding. Notwithstanding
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.28, for
historic preservation projects that improve
historic structures, the amounts are available
until June 30, 2025. The Minnesota Historical
Society or grant recipients of the Minnesota
Historical Society using arts and cultural
heritage funds under this subdivision must
give consideration to Conservation Corps
Minnesota and Northern Bedrock Historic
Preservation Corps, or an organization
carrying out similar work, for projects with
the potential to need historic preservation
services.
new text end

new text begin (b) Historical Grants and Programs
new text end
new text begin (1) Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants
new text end

new text begin $5,950,000 the first year and $7,000,000 the
second year are for statewide historic and
cultural grants to local, county, regional, or
other historical or cultural organizations or for
activities to preserve significant historic and
cultural resources. Money must be distributed
through a competitive grant process. The
Minnesota Historical Society must administer
the money using established grant mechanisms
with assistance from the advisory committee
created under Laws 2009, chapter 172, article
4, section 2, subdivision 4, paragraph (b), item
(ii).
new text end

new text begin (2) Statewide History Programs
new text end

new text begin $6,213,000 the first year and $7,000,000 the
second year are for historic and cultural
programs and purposes related to the heritage
of the state.
new text end

new text begin Of this amount, $213,000 the first year must
be used by the Board of Directors of the
Minnesota Historical Society to either produce
or purchase and to distribute a book to engage
and educate elementary school students on
Minnesota's natural resources, legacy, culture,
and history. The book should be made
available cost-free to educators and libraries
and through state historical society sites to
provide to a targeted grade of elementary
school students.
new text end

new text begin (3) History Partnerships
new text end

new text begin $2,450,000 the first year and $2,550,000 the
second year are for history partnerships
involving multiple organizations, which may
include the Minnesota Historical Society, to
preserve and enhance access to Minnesota's
history and cultural heritage in all regions of
the state.
new text end

new text begin (4) Statewide Survey of Historical and
Archaeological Sites
new text end

new text begin $475,000 the first year and $525,000 the
second year are for one or more contracts to
be competitively awarded to conduct statewide
surveys or investigations of Minnesota's sites
of historical, archeological, and cultural
significance. Results of the surveys or
investigations must be published in a
searchable form and available to the public
cost-free. The Minnesota Historical Society,
the Office of the State Archeologist, the Indian
Affairs Council, and the State Historic
Preservation Office must each appoint a
representative to an oversight board to select
contractors and direct the conduct of the
surveys or investigations. The oversight board
must consult with the Departments of
Transportation and Natural Resources.
new text end

new text begin (5) Digital Library
new text end

new text begin $368,000 the first year and $382,000 the
second year are for a digital library project to
preserve, digitize, and share Minnesota
images, documents, and historical materials.
The Minnesota Historical Society must
cooperate with the Minitex interlibrary loan
system and must jointly share this
appropriation for these purposes.
new text end

new text begin (6) Grants
new text end

new text begin (i) $100,000 the first year is for a grant to the
Litchfield Opera House to restore and renovate
the historic Litchfield Opera House.
new text end

new text begin (ii) $50,000 the first year is for a grant to the
city of South St. Paul to relocate the
gatehouses in the BridgePoint Business Park
that remain from the Armour & Company
meatpacking campus.
new text end

new text begin (c) Any unencumbered balance remaining
under this subdivision the first year does not
cancel but is available the second year.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Department of Education
new text end

new text begin 2,775,000
new text end
new text begin 2,775,000
new text end

new text begin (a) $2,500,000 each year is appropriated to
the commissioner of education for grants to
the 12 Minnesota regional library systems to
provide educational opportunities in the arts,
history, literary arts, and cultural heritage of
Minnesota. This money must be allocated
using the formulas in Minnesota Statutes,
section 134.355, subdivisions 3, 4, and 5, with
the remaining 25 percent to be distributed to
all qualifying systems in an amount
proportionate to the number of qualifying
system entities in each system. For purposes
of this subdivision, "qualifying system entity"
means a public library, a regional library
system, a regional library system headquarters,
a county, or an outreach service program. This
money may be used to sponsor programs
provided by regional libraries or to provide
grants to local arts and cultural heritage
programs for programs in partnership with
regional libraries. This money must be
distributed in ten equal payments per year.
Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
16A.28, the appropriations encumbered on or
before June 30, 2023, as grants or contracts in
this subdivision are available until June 30,
2025.
new text end

new text begin (b) $150,000 each year is appropriated to the
commissioner of education for a water safety
grant program. The commissioner of education
must allocate grants to eligible applicants.
Eligible applicants include nonprofit
organizations and city and county parks and
recreation programs providing swimming
lessons to youth. Eligible applicants are not
required to partner with other entities. Grant
funds must primarily be used to provide
scholarships to low-income and at-risk
children for swimming lessons. Up to 15
percent of the grant funds may also be used
to hire water safety instructors or lifeguards
or train water safety instructors or lifeguards
in nationally recognized water safety practices
and instruction. This appropriation is available
until June 30, 2023.
new text end

new text begin (c) $125,000 each year is appropriated to the
commissioner of education for a grant to the
entity designated by the Library of Congress
as the Minnesota Center for the Book to
provide statewide programming related to the
Minnesota Book Awards and for additional
programming throughout the state related to
the Center for the Book designation.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Department of Administration
new text end

new text begin 10,650,000
new text end
new text begin 10,450,000
new text end

new text begin (a) The amounts in this subdivision are
appropriated to the commissioner of
administration for grants to the named
organizations for the purposes specified in this
subdivision. The commissioner of
administration may use a portion of this
appropriation for costs that are directly related
to and necessary for the administration of
grants in this subdivision.
new text end

new text begin (b) Grant agreements entered into by the
commissioner and recipients of appropriations
under this subdivision must ensure that money
appropriated in this subdivision is used to
supplement and not substitute for traditional
sources of funding.
new text end

new text begin (c) Minnesota Public Radio
new text end

new text begin $1,750,000 each year is for Minnesota Public
Radio to create programming and expand news
service on Minnesota's cultural heritage and
history.
new text end

new text begin (d) Association of Minnesota Public Educational
Radio Stations
new text end

new text begin $1,850,000 the first year and $1,650,000 the
second year are to the Association of
Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations
for production and acquisition grants in
accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section
129D.19. Of this amount, $200,000 the first
year is for statewide programming to produce
and distribute the Veterans' Voices program
to educate and engage communities regarding
Minnesota veterans' contributions, knowledge,
skills, and experiences with an emphasis on
the untold stories of veterans from diverse
communities. The funds are available until
June 30, 2023.
new text end

new text begin (e) Public Television
new text end

new text begin $4,250,000 each year is to the Minnesota
Public Television Association for production
and acquisition grants according to Minnesota
Statutes, section 129D.18.
new text end

new text begin (f) Wilderness Inquiry
new text end

new text begin $400,000 each year is to Wilderness Inquiry
to preserve Minnesota's outdoor history,
culture, and heritage by connecting Minnesota
youth to natural resources.
new text end

new text begin (g) Como Park Zoo
new text end

new text begin $1,500,000 each year is to the Como Park Zoo
and Conservatory for program development
that features education programs and habitat
enhancement, special exhibits, music
appreciation programs, and historical garden
access and preservation.
new text end

new text begin (h) Science Museum of Minnesota
new text end

new text begin $650,000 each year is to the Science Museum
of Minnesota for arts, arts education, and arts
access and to preserve Minnesota's history and
cultural heritage, including student and teacher
outreach, statewide educational initiatives, and
community-based exhibits that preserve
Minnesota's history and cultural heritage.
new text end

new text begin (i) Appetite for Change
new text end

new text begin $75,000 each year is to the nonprofit Appetite
for Change for the Community Cooks
programming, which will preserve the cultural
heritage of growing and cooking food in
Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin (j) Lake Superior Zoo
new text end

new text begin $150,000 each year is to the Lake Superior
Zoo to develop educational exhibits and
programs.
new text end

new text begin (k) Midwest Outdoors Unlimited
new text end

new text begin $25,000 each year is to Midwest Outdoors
Unlimited to preserve Minnesota's outdoor
history, culture, and heritage by connecting
individuals and youth with disabilities to the
state's natural resources.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 7. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Zoo
new text end

new text begin 1,750,000
new text end
new text begin 1,750,000
new text end

new text begin The amounts in this subdivision are
appropriated to the Minnesota Zoological
Board for programs at and development of the
Minnesota Zoological Garden and to provide
access and education related to programs on
the cultural heritage of Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 8. new text end

new text begin Minnesota Humanities Center
new text end

new text begin 5,875,000
new text end
new text begin 5,875,000
new text end

new text begin (a) The amounts in this subdivision are
appropriated to the Board of Directors of the
Minnesota Humanities Center for the purposes
specified in this subdivision. The Minnesota
Humanities Center may use up to 4.5 percent
of the following grants, and up to 5.5 percent
of the appropriations specific to competitive
grants programs, to cover the cost of
administering, planning, evaluating, and
reporting these grants. The Minnesota
Humanities Center must develop a written
plan to issue the grants under this subdivision
and must submit the plan for review and
approval by the commissioner of
administration. The written plan must require
the Minnesota Humanities Center to create
and adhere to grant policies that are similar to
those established according to Minnesota
Statutes, section 16B.97, subdivision 4,
paragraph (a), clause (1).
new text end

new text begin No grants awarded under this subdivision may
be used for travel outside the state of
Minnesota. The grant agreement must specify
the repercussions for failing to comply with
the grant agreement.
new text end

new text begin (b) Programs and Purposes
new text end

new text begin $1,250,000 each year is for programs and
purposes of the Minnesota Humanities Center,
including the kindergarten through grade 12
education activities and professional
development events, the Veterans' Voices
program, and the "Why Treaties Matter"
exhibits and programming.
new text end

new text begin (c) Children's Museum Grants
new text end

new text begin $925,000 the first year and $925,000 the
second year are for grants to children's
museums for arts and cultural exhibits and
related educational outreach programs.
new text end

new text begin Of this amount:
new text end

new text begin (1) $375,000 each year is for the Minnesota
Children's Museum for interactive exhibits
and outreach programs on arts and cultural
heritage; and
new text end

new text begin (2) $550,000 each year is for grants to other
children's museums to be distributed through
a competitive grant process. Priority must be
given to youth education, new exhibits
development, and outreach to underserved and
diverse communities and programming that
celebrates cultural diversity. The Minnesota
Humanities Center must administer these
funds using established grant mechanisms.
new text end

new text begin (d) Community Identity and Heritage Grant
Program
new text end

new text begin $3,625,000 each year is for a competitive
grants program to provide grants to preserve
and promote the cultural heritage of
Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin Of this amount, $25,000 each year is for
outreach and education on humanities center
grant programs with a focus on reaching
diverse community organizations and
providing assistance on grant opportunities,
qualifications, reporting requirements, and
capacity building to underserved communities.
new text end

new text begin The Minnesota Humanities Center must
operate a competitive grants program to
provide grants to:
new text end

new text begin (1) preserve and honor the cultural heritage of
Minnesota;
new text end

new text begin (2) provide education and student outreach on
cultural diversity;
new text end

new text begin (3) provide programming that empowers
communities to build their identity and culture;
and
new text end

new text begin (4) bring culturally diverse artists and arts
programming and performance to a wider
audience.
new text end

new text begin The Minnesota Humanities Center must
partner with community advocates and artists
from diverse communities to ensure diversity
on grant award panels. Grants provided under
this section may allow the receiving
organizations to award individual artists,
artistic groups, cultural organizations, and
nonprofits with grants to create and share
diverse cultural experiences with audiences
in Minnesota, provided the organizations
comply with all the requirements of statutory
reporting requirements for legacy grants and
any other grant contract provisions required
by the Minnesota Humanities Center.
new text end

new text begin Of this amount, $600,000 each year is for
grants to organizations or individuals working
to create, celebrate, and teach the art, culture,
and heritage of immigrant communities from
Asian and Pacific Island communities, with a
focus on the immigrant communities that have
developed large populations in Minnesota and
the new and emerging immigrant groups from
Southeast Asia. Of this amount, $75,000 each
year is for a grant to the Hmong Museum,
$75,000 each year is for a grant to the Hmong
Cultural Center Museum, $50,000 each year
is to DIAL group, and $50,000 each year is to
SGU Veterans and Families of USA, Inc. for
museum-related programming and educational
efforts to teach the public about the history
and cultural heritage of Hmong Minnesotans.
new text end

new text begin Of this amount, $600,000 each year is for
grants to organizations or individuals working
to create, celebrate, and teach Somali and
African art and heritage, with a focus on the
Somali diaspora and other African immigrant
communities in Minnesota. Of this amount,
$100,000 each year is for a grant to Rising
Impact, and $100,000 each year is for a grant
to Somali Museum for these organizations to
provide arts education and workshops, mentor
programs, community presentations, or
community engagement events throughout
Minnesota on Somali arts and culture.
new text end

new text begin Of this amount, $600,000 each year is for
grants to organizations or individuals working
to create, celebrate, and teach Indigenous arts
and cultural activities, with a focus on the arts
and culture of the 11 Tribes in Minnesota. Of
this amount, $200,000 each year is for a grant
to the Lower Phalen Creek Project for
planning, design, installation, website and
mobile application programming, and cultural
and historical educational programming for
the interpretive center at the Wakan Tipi
Center, and $25,000 in the first year is for a
grant to a federally recognized Tribe, federally
recognized Tribal organization, or the member
of a federally recognized Tribe for the
development of American Indian history
curriculum for kindergarten through grade 12
students.
new text end

new text begin Of this amount, $600,000 each year is for
grants to organizations or individuals working
to create, celebrate, and teach the art and
heritage of the African American community.
Of this amount, $200,000 each year is for a
grant to the Minnesota African American
Heritage Museum and Gallery for arts and
cultural heritage programming celebrating
African American and Black communities in
Minnesota, and $75,000 each year is for a
grant to 30,000 Feet, a nonprofit organization,
to help youth and community artists further
develop their artistic skills and to create
community art and artistic performances.
new text end

new text begin Of this amount, $600,000 each year is for
grants to organizations or individuals working
to create, celebrate, and teach the art and
heritage of the Latinx community. Of this
amount, $100,000 each year is to CLUES for
arts and activities related to Latino arts and
culture.
new text end

new text begin Of this amount, $600,000 each year is for
grants to organizations or individuals working
to create, celebrate, and teach the art and
heritage of underrepresented cultural groups,
including communities of Black, Indigenous,
and people of color, to celebrate the cultural
diversity of Minnesota. Grants from this
section may include grants to nonprofit
television and nonprofit radio that do not
normally get grant funding under the arts and
cultural heritage fund.
new text end

new text begin (e) $75,000 each year is for grants to the
Minnesota Civics Education Coalition:
Minnesota Civic Youth, the Learning Law and
Democracy Foundation, and YMCA Youth in
Government to conduct civics education
programs.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 9. new text end

new text begin Indian Affairs Council
new text end

new text begin 2,000,000
new text end
new text begin 2,000,000
new text end

new text begin $2,000,000 each year is appropriated to the
Indian Affairs Council for grants for
preserving Dakota and Ojibwe Indian
languages and for protecting Indian graves.
The money must be distributed as follows:
new text end

new text begin (1) $700,000 each year is to provide grants to
Minnesota Tribal Nations to preserve Dakota
and Ojibwe Indian languages and to foster
education programs and services for Dakota
and Ojibwe languages;
new text end

new text begin (2) $460,000 each year is for grants to Dakota
and Ojibwe Indian language immersion
educational institutions;
new text end

new text begin (3) $700,000 each year is to provide grants to
preserve the Dakota and Ojibwe Indian
languages through support of projects and
services and to support educational programs
and immersion efforts in Dakota and Ojibwe
Indian languages;
new text end

new text begin (4) $50,000 each year is to the Indian Affairs
Council for a Dakota and Ojibwe Indian
language working group coordinated by the
Indian Affairs Council; and
new text end

new text begin (5) $90,000 each year is to carry out
responsibilities under Minnesota Statutes,
section 307.08, to comply with Public Law
101-601, the federal Native American Graves
Protection and Repatriation Act.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 10. new text end

new text begin Department of Agriculture
new text end

new text begin 100,000
new text end
new text begin 300,000
new text end

new text begin The amounts in this subdivision are
appropriated to the commissioner of
agriculture for grants to county agricultural
societies to enhance arts access and education
and to preserve and promote Minnesota's
history and cultural heritage as embodied in
its county fairs. The grants are in addition to
the aid distribution to county agricultural
societies under Minnesota Statutes, section
38.02. The commissioner of agriculture must
develop grant-making criteria and guidance
for expending money under this subdivision
to provide funding for projects and events that
provide access to the arts or the state's
agricultural, historical, and cultural heritage.
The commissioner must seek input from all
interested parties. Money not used in the first
year may be used in the second year.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Legislative Coordinating Commission
new text end

new text begin 4,000
new text end
new text begin -0-
new text end

new text begin The amount in this subdivision is appropriated
to the Legislative Coordinating Commission
to maintain the website required under
Minnesota Statutes, section 3.303, subdivision
10.
new text end

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 129D.17, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Expenditures; accountability.

(a) Funding from the arts and cultural heritage
fund may be spent only for arts, arts education, and arts access, and to preserve Minnesota's
history and cultural heritage. A project or program receiving funding from the arts and
cultural heritage fund must include measurable outcomes, deleted text beginanddeleted text end a plan for measuring and
evaluating the resultsnew text begin, and an assessment of whether the funding celebrates cultural diversity
or reaches diverse audiences in Minnesota
new text end. A project or program must be consistent with
current scholarship, or best practices, when appropriate and must incorporate state-of-the-art
technology when appropriate.

(b) Funding from the arts and cultural heritage fund may be granted for an entire project
or for part of a project so long as the recipient provides a description and cost for the entire
project and can demonstrate that it has adequate resources to ensure that the entire project
will be completed.

(c) Money from the arts and cultural heritage fund shall be expended for benefits across
all regions and residents of the state.

(d) A state agency or other recipient of a direct appropriation from the arts and cultural
heritage fund must compile and submit all information for funded projects or programs,
including the proposed measurable outcomes and all other items required under section
3.303, subdivision 10, to the Legislative Coordinating Commission as soon as practicable
or by January 15 of the applicable fiscal year, whichever comes first. The Legislative
Coordinating Commission must post submitted information on the website required under
section 3.303, subdivision 10, as soon as it becomes available.

(e) Grants funded by the arts and cultural heritage fund must be implemented according
to section 16B.98 and must account for all expenditures of funds. Priority for grant proposals
must be given to proposals involving grants that will be competitively awarded.

(f) All money from the arts and cultural heritage fund must be for projects located in
Minnesota.

(g) When practicable, a direct recipient of an appropriation from the arts and cultural
heritage fund shall prominently display on the recipient's website home page the legacy
logo required under Laws 2009, chapter 172, article 5, section 10, as amended by Laws
2010, chapter 361, article 3, section 5, accompanied by the phrase "Click here for more
information." When a person clicks on the legacy logo image, the website must direct the
person to a web page that includes both the contact information that a person may use to
obtain additional information, as well as a link to the Legislative Coordinating Commission
website required under section 3.303, subdivision 10.

(h) Future eligibility for money from the arts and cultural heritage fund is contingent
upon a state agency or other recipient satisfying all applicable requirements in this section,
as well as any additional requirements contained in applicable session law. If the Office of
the Legislative Auditor, in the course of an audit or investigation, publicly reports that a
recipient of money from the arts and cultural heritage fund has not complied with the laws,
rules, or regulations in this section or other laws applicable to the recipient, the recipient
must be listed in an annual report to the legislative committees with jurisdiction over the
legacy funds. The list must be publicly available. The legislative auditor shall remove a
recipient from the list upon determination that the recipient is in compliance. A recipient
on the list is not eligible for future funding from the arts and cultural heritage fund until the
recipient demonstrates compliance to the legislative auditor.

(i) Any state agency or organization requesting a direct appropriation from the arts and
cultural heritage fund must inform the house of representatives and senate committees
having jurisdiction over the arts and cultural heritage fund, at the time the request for funding
is made, whether the request is supplanting or is a substitution for any previous funding that
was not from a legacy fund and was used for the same purpose.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 471.59, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Agreement.

(a) Two or more governmental units, by agreement entered
into through action of their governing bodies, may jointly or cooperatively exercise any
power common to the contracting parties or any similar powers, including those which are
the same except for the territorial limits within which they may be exercised. The agreement
may provide for the exercise of such powers by one or more of the participating governmental
units on behalf of the other participating units.

(b) The term "governmental unit" as used in this section includes every city, county,
town, school district, service cooperative under section 123A.21, independent nonprofit
firefighting corporation, other political subdivision of this or another state, another state,
federally recognized Indian Tribe, the University of Minnesota, the Minnesota Historical
Society, new text beginhistoric preservation corps under paragraph (c), new text endnonprofit hospitals licensed under
sections 144.50 to 144.56, rehabilitation facilities and extended employment providers that
are certified by the commissioner of employment and economic development, day and
supported employment services licensed under chapter 245D, and any agency of the state
of Minnesota or the United States, and includes any instrumentality of a governmental unit.
For the purpose of this section, an instrumentality of a governmental unit means an
instrumentality having independent policy-making and appropriating authority.

new text begin (c) For purposes of this section, "historic preservation corps" means a nonprofit
corporation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code that provides on-the-job
training and workforce development skills to youth and young adults by engaging them in
repairing and maintaining historic structures, buildings, and sites. Historic preservation
corps are governmental units for the purposes of this section and have the rights and liabilities
available under this section.
new text end

Sec. 5.

Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 6, is
amended to read:


Subd. 6.

Department of Administration

11,561,000
10,050,000

(a) These amounts are appropriated to the
commissioner of administration for grants to
the named organizations for the purposes
specified in this subdivision. The
commissioner of administration may use a
portion of this appropriation for costs that are
directly related to and necessary to the
administration of grants in this subdivision.

(b) Grant agreements entered into by the
commissioner and recipients of appropriations
under this subdivision must ensure that money
appropriated in this subdivision is used to
supplement and not substitute for traditional
sources of funding.

(c) Minnesota Public Radio

$1,700,000 the first year and $1,775,000 the
second year are for Minnesota Public Radio
to create programming and expand news
service on Minnesota's cultural heritage and
history.

(d) Association of Minnesota Public Educational
Radio Stations

$1,775,000 the first year and $1,700,000 the
second year are to the Association of
Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations
for production and acquisition grants in
accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section
129D.19. Of this amount, $75,000 the first
year is for the Veterans' Voices program to
educate and engage communities regarding
veterans' contributions, knowledge, skills, and
experiences with an emphasis on Korean War
veterans.

(e) Public Television

$4,895,000 the first year and $4,025,000 the
second year are to the Minnesota Public
Television Association for production and
acquisition grants according to Minnesota
Statutes, section 129D.18. Of this amount,
$950,000 the first year is for a grant to Twin
Cities Public Television to produce Minnesota
Journeys: Capturing, Sharing, and
Understanding Our Immigration History
.

(f) Wilderness Inquiry

$375,000 each year is to Wilderness Inquiry
for the Canoemobile program, which provides
students with an outdoor educational
experience aligned with the Minnesota history
graduation standards.

(g) Como Park Zoo

$1,350,000 each year is for a grant to the
Como Park Zoo and Conservatory for program
development that features education programs
and habitat enhancement, special exhibits,
music appreciation programs, and historical
garden access and preservation.

(h) Science Museum of Minnesota

$650,000 each year is to the Science Museum
of Minnesota for arts, arts education, and arts
access and to preserve Minnesota's history and
cultural heritage, including student and teacher
outreach, statewide educational initiatives, and
community-based exhibits that preserve
Minnesota's history and cultural heritage.

(i) Great Lakes Aquarium

$75,000 each year is to the Lake Superior
Center to prepare and construct an exhibit
demonstrating the role of water in Minnesota's
history and cultural heritage.

(j) Lake Superior Zoo

$75,000 each year is to the Lake Superior Zoo
to develop educational exhibits and programs.

(k) Phalen Park China Garden

$400,000 the first year is to the city of St. Paul
to design and develop the Chinese garden in
Phalen Park in collaboration with local artists
and members of the local Hmong community
including cultural leaders who understand the
traditional Hmong landscaping and building
practices and a local artist that can help tell
the Hmong experience. An individual or
professional contracted to provide goods or
services under this paragraph must be a
resident of Minnesota.new text begin This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2023.
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(l) Green Giant Museum

$141,000 the first year is to the city of Blue
Earth for exhibits and programming for the
Green Giant Museum to preserve the culture
and agricultural history of Minnesota.

(m) Martin County Veterans Memorial

$100,000 the first year is to Martin County to
design and construct a memorial to those who
have served in the military of the United States
of America and those who have died in the
line of duty. This appropriation is not available
until the commissioner of management and
budget has determined that at least an equal
amount has been committed to the project
from nonstate sources to complete the project.

(n) Midwest Outdoors Unlimited

$25,000 each year is for a grant to Midwest
Outdoors Unlimited to preserve Minnesota's
outdoor history, culture, and heritage by
connecting individuals and youth with
disabilities to the state's natural resources.

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