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HF 1800

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/01/2021 04:13pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 03/01/2021

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to historical societies; creating contracting provisions for historic
preservation corps; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 471.59, subdivision


Section 1.

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

Subdivision 1.


(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 begin historic preservation corps under paragraph (c), new text end nonprofit 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 the 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
the repair and maintenance of 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.
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