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HF 2833

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/28/2022 04:35pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 01/24/2022

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to capital investment; appropriating money for inflow and infiltration
programs; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Section 1. new text beginMETROPOLITAN COUNCIL; INFLOW AND INFILTRATION GRANTS.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Appropriation. new text end

new text begin $....... is appropriated from the bond proceeds fund to
the Metropolitan Council for grants to cities within the metropolitan area, as defined in
Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121, subdivision 2, for capital improvements in municipal
wastewater collection systems to reduce the amount of inflow and infiltration to the
Metropolitan Council's metropolitan sanitary sewer disposal system. To be eligible for a
grant, a city must be identified by the council as a contributor of excessive inflow and
infiltration in the metropolitan disposal system or have a measured flow rate within 20
percent of the city's allowable council-determined inflow and infiltration limits. The council
must award grants based on applications from cities that identify eligible capital costs and
include a timeline for inflow and infiltration mitigation construction, pursuant to guidelines
established by the council.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Bond sale. new text end

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

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

Sec. 2. new text beginINFLOW AND INFILTRATION REDUCTION PROGRAMS;
APPROPRIATION.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Appropriation. new text end

new text begin (a) $....... in fiscal year 2023 is appropriated from the
general fund to the Metropolitan Council for the purposes specified in this subdivision.
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new text begin (b) $....... of this appropriation is for studies, investigations, engineering costs, and other
noncapital costs related to municipal wastewater collection systems to reduce the amount
of inflow and infiltration to the Metropolitan Council's metropolitan sanitary sewer disposal
system.
new text end

new text begin (c) $....... of this appropriation is for grants and loans to inspect, repair, and replace
privately owned sewer service lines. Priority must be given to applicants with a household
income at or below 80 percent of area median income.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Availability of appropriation. new text end

new text begin This is a onetime appropriation and is available
until June 30, 2025.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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