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HF 2408

as introduced - 93rd Legislature (2023 - 2024) Posted on 03/27/2023 04:21pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 03/02/2023

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state and local government; appropriating money for a geophysical
study of the St. Anthony Falls area; requiring a report.


Section 1. new text begin ST. ANTHONY FALLS STUDY.
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new text begin $750,000 in fiscal year 2024 is appropriated from the general fund to the Board of
Regents of the University of Minnesota for a geophysical study and hazard assessment of
the St. Anthony Falls area and St. Anthony Falls cutoff wall. The study must include a
field-based investigation of the cutoff wall and other subsurface structures, modeling of the
surrounding area, examination of public safety and infrastructure risks posed by potential
failure of the cutoff wall or surrounding area, and emergency response plan for identified
risks. By conducting this study, the Board of Regents does not consent to accepting liability
for the current condition or risks posed by a potential failure of the cutoff wall. By July 1,
2025, the Board of Regents must submit a report to the legislative committees with
jurisdiction over state and local government policy and finance. This appropriation is
available until June 30, 2025.
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