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1st Engrossment - 90th Legislature, 2017 1st Special Session (2017 - 2017) Posted on 10/27/2017 02:26pm

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A bill for an act
relating to legislative enactments; correcting miscellaneous oversights,
inconsistencies, ambiguities, unintended results, and technical errors; amending
Laws 2017, chapter 68, article 1, sections 17, 26; Laws 2017, chapter 93, article
1, section 3, subdivision 3; Laws 2017, chapter 93, article 1, section 11; 2017 S.F.
No. 844, article 2, section 139, if enacted; 2017 S.F. No. 1456, article 1, section
2, subdivisions 2, if enacted, 4, if enacted; article 2, section 4, if enacted; article
8, section 12, if enacted; article 11, section 4, if enacted; 2017 First Special Session,
H.F. No. 1, article 4, section 25, if enacted; 2017 First Special Session, H.F. No.
2, article 4, section 12, subdivision 2, if enacted.

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

Section 1.

2017 S.F. No. 844, article 2, section 139, if enacted, is amended to read:


Sec. 139.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116D.04, subdivision 10, is amended to read:


Subd. 10.

Review.

A person aggrieved by a final decision on the need for an
environmental assessment worksheet, the need for an environmental impact statement, or
the adequacy of an environmental impact statement is entitled to judicial review of the
decision under sections 14.63 to 14.68. A petition for a writ of certiorari by an aggrieved
person for judicial review under sections 14.63 to 14.68 must be filed with the Court of
Appeals and served on the responsible governmental unit not more than 30 days after the
responsible governmental unit provides notice of the new text beginfinal new text enddecision in the EQB Monitor.
Proceedings for review under this section must be instituted by serving a petition for a writ
of certiorari personally or by certified mail upon the responsible governmental unit and by
promptly filing the proof of service in the Office of the Clerk of the Appellate Courts and
the matter will proceed in the manner provided by the Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure.
A copy of the petition must be provided to the attorney general at the time of service. Copies
of the writ must be served, personally or by certified mail, upon the responsible governmental
unit and the project proposer. The filing of the writ of certiorari does not stay the enforcement
of any other governmental action, provided that the responsible governmental unit may stay
enforcement or the Court of Appeals may order a stay upon terms it deems proper. A bond
may be required under section 562.02 unless at the time of hearing on the application for
the bond the petitioner-relator has shown that the claim is likely to succeed on the merits.
The board may initiate judicial review of decisions referred to herein and the board or a
project proposer may intervene as of right in any proceeding brought under this subdivision.

Sec. 2.

2017 S.F. No. 1456, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, if enacted, is amended to
read:


Subd. 2.

Business and Community Development

$
46,074,000
$
40,935,000
Appropriations by Fund
General
$43,363,000
$38,424,000
Remediation
$700,000
$700,000
Workforce
Development
$1,861,000
$1,811,000
Special Revenue
$150,000
-0-

(a) $4,195,000 each year is for the Minnesota
job skills partnership program under
Minnesota Statutes, sections 116L.01 to
116L.17. If the appropriation for either year
is insufficient, the appropriation for the other
year is available. This appropriation is
available until spent.

(b) $750,000 each year is for grants to the
Neighborhood Development Center for small
business programs:

(1) training, lending, and business services;

(2) model outreach and training in greater
Minnesota; and

(3) development of new business incubators.

This is a onetime appropriation.

(c) $1,175,000 each year is for a grant to the
Metropolitan Economic Development
Association (MEDA) for statewide business
development and assistance services, including
services to entrepreneurs with businesses that
have the potential to create job opportunities
for unemployed and underemployed people,
with an emphasis on minority-owned
businesses. This is a onetime appropriation.

(d) $125,000 each year is for a grant to the
White Earth Nation for the White Earth Nation
Integrated Business Development System to
provide business assistance with workforce
development, outreach, technical assistance,
infrastructure and operational support,
financing, and other business development
activities. This is a onetime appropriation.

(e)(1) $12,500,000 each year is for the
Minnesota investment fund under Minnesota
Statutes, section 116J.8731. Of this amount,
the commissioner of employment and
economic development may use up to three
percent for administration and monitoring of
the program. This appropriation is available
until spent.

(2) Of the amount appropriated in fiscal year
2018, $4,000,000 is for a loan to construct and
equip a wholesale electronic component
distribution center investing a minimum of
$200,000,000 and constructing a facility at
least 700,000 square feet in size. Loan funds
may be used for purchases of materials,
supplies, and equipment for the construction
of the facility and are available from July 1,
2017, to June 30, 2021. The commissioner of
employment and economic development shall
forgive the loan after verification that the
project has satisfied performance goals and
contractual obligations as required under
Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.8731.

(3) Of the amount appropriated in fiscal year
2018, $700,000 is for a loan to extend an
effluent pipe that will deliver reclaimed water
to an innovative waste-to-biofuel project
investing a minimum of $150,000,000 and
constructing a facility that is designed to
process approximately 400,000 tons of waste
annually. Loan funds are available until June
30, 2021.

(f) $8,500,000 each year is for the Minnesota
job creation fund under Minnesota Statutes,
section 116J.8748. Of this amount, the
commissioner of employment and economic
development may use up to three percent for
administrative expenses. This appropriation
is available until expended. In fiscal year 2020
and beyond, the base amount is $8,000,000.

(g) $1,647,000 each year is for contaminated
site cleanup and development grants under
Minnesota Statutes, sections 116J.551 to
116J.558. This appropriation is available until
spent. In fiscal year 2020 and beyond, the base
amount is $1,772,000.

(h) $12,000 each year is for a grant to the
Upper Minnesota Film Office.

(i) $163,000 each year is for the Minnesota
Film and TV Board. The appropriation in each
year is available only upon receipt by the
board of $1 in matching contributions of
money or in-kind contributions from nonstate
sources for every $3 provided by this
appropriation, except that each year up to
$50,000 is available on July 1 even if the
required matching contribution has not been
received by that date.

(j) $500,000 each year is from the general fund
for a grant to the Minnesota Film and TV
Board for the film production jobs program
under Minnesota Statutes, section 116U.26.
This appropriation is available until June 30,
2021.

(k) $139,000 each year is for a grant to the
Rural Policy and Development Center under
Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.421.

(l)(1) $1,300,000 each year is for the greater
Minnesota business development public
infrastructure grant program under Minnesota
Statutes, section 116J.431. This appropriation
is available until spent. If the appropriation
for either year is insufficient, the appropriation
for the other year is available. In fiscal year
2020 and beyond, the base amount is
$1,787,000. Funds available under this
paragraph may be used for site preparation of
property owned and to be used by private
entities.

(2) Of the amounts appropriated, $1,600,000
in fiscal year 2018 is for a grant to the city of
Thief River Falls to support utility extensions,
roads, and other public improvements related
to the construction of a wholesale electronic
component distribution center at least 700,000
square feet in size and investing a minimum
of $200,000,000. Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 116J.431, a local match is
not required. Grant funds are available from
July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2021.

(m) $876,000 the first year and $500,000 the
second year are for the Minnesota emerging
entrepreneur loan program under Minnesota
Statutes, section 116M.18. Funds available
under this paragraph are for transfer into the
emerging entrepreneur program special
revenue fund account created under Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 116M, and are available until
spent. Of this amount, up to four percent is for
administration and monitoring of the program.
In fiscal year 2020 and beyond, the base
amount is $1,000,000.

(n) $875,000 each year is for a grant to
Enterprise Minnesota, Inc. for the small
business growth acceleration program under
Minnesota Statutes, section 116O.115. This
is a onetime appropriation.

(o) $250,000 in fiscal year 2018 is for a grant
to the Minnesota Design Center at the
University of Minnesota for the greater
Minnesota community design pilot project.

(p) $275,000 in fiscal year 2018 is from the
general fund to the commissioner of
employment and economic development for
a grant to Community and Economic
Development Associates (CEDA) for an
economic development study and analysis of
the effects of current and projected economic
growth in southeast Minnesota. CEDA shall
report on the findings and recommendations
of the study to the committees of the house of
representatives and senate with jurisdiction
over economic development and workforce
issues by February 15, 2019. All results and
information gathered from the study shall be
made available for use by cities in southeast
Minnesota by March 15, 2019. This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2020.

(q) $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2018 is for a
grant to Pillsbury United Communities for
construction and renovation of a building in
north Minneapolis for use as the "North
Market" grocery store and wellness center,
focused on offering healthy food, increasing
health care access, and providing job creation
and economic opportunities in one place for
children and families living in the area. To the
extent possible, Pillsbury United Communities
shall employ individuals who reside within a
five mile radius of the grocery store and
wellness center. This appropriation is not
available until at least an equal amount of
money is committed from nonstate sources.
This appropriation is available until the project
is completed or abandoned, subject to
Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642.

(r) $1,425,000 each year is for the business
development competitive grant program. Of
this amount, up to five percent is for
administration and monitoring of the business
development competitive grant program. All
grant awards shall be for two consecutive
years. Grants shall be awarded in the first year.

(s) $875,000 each year is for the host
community economic development grant
program established in Minnesota Statutes,
section 116J.548.

(t) $700,000 each year is from the remediation
fund for contaminated site cleanup and
development grants under Minnesota Statutes,
sections 116J.551 to 116J.558. This
appropriation is available until spent.

(u) $161,000 each year is from the workforce
development fund for a grant to the Rural
Policy and Development Center. This is a
onetime appropriation.

(v) $300,000 each year is from the workforce
development fund for a grant to Enterprise
Minnesota, Inc. This is a onetime
appropriation.

(w) $50,000 in fiscal year 2018 is from the
workforce development fund for a grant to
Fighting Chance for behavioral intervention
programs for at-risk youth.

(x) $1,350,000 each year is from the
workforce development fund for job training
grants under Minnesota Statutes, section
116L.42.

(y)(1) $519,000 in fiscal year 2018 is for
grants to local communities to increase the
supply of quality child care providers in order
to support economic development. At least 60
percent of grant funds must go to communities
located outside of the seven-county
metropolitan area, as defined under Minnesota
Statutes, section 473.121, subdivision 2. Grant
recipients must obtain a 50 percent nonstate
match to grant funds in either cash or in-kind
contributions. Grant funds available under this
paragraph must be used to implement solutions
to reduce the child care shortage in the state
including but not limited to funding for child
care business start-ups or expansions, training,
facility modifications or improvements
required for licensing, and assistance with
licensing and other regulatory requirements.
In awarding grants, the commissioner must
give priority to communities that have
documented a shortage of child care providers
in the area.

(2) Within one year of receiving grant funds,
grant recipients must report to the
commissioner on the outcomes of the grant
program including but not limited to the
number of new providers, the number of
additional child care provider jobs created, the
number of additional child care slots, and the
amount of local funds invested.

(3) By January 1 of each year, starting in 2019,
the commissioner must report to the standing
committees of the legislature having
jurisdiction over child care and economic
development on the outcomes of the program
to date.

(z) $319,000 in fiscal year 2018 is from the
general fund for a grant to the East Phillips
Improvement Coalition to create the East
Phillips Neighborhood Institute (EPNI) to
expand culturally tailored resources that
address small business growth and create
green jobs. The grant shall fund the
collaborative work of Tamales y Bicicletas,
Little Earth of the United Tribes, a nonprofit
serving East Africans, and other coalition
members towards developing EPNI as a
community space to host activities including,
but not limited to, creation and expansion of
small businesses, culturally specific
entrepreneurial activities, indoor urban
farming, job training, education, and skills
development for residents of this low-income,
environmental justice designated
neighborhood. Eligible uses for grant funds
include, but are not limited to, planning and
start-up costs, staff and consultant costs,
building improvements, rent, supplies, utilities,
vehicles, marketing, and program activities.
The commissioner shall submit a report on
grant activities and quantifiable outcomes to
the committees of the house of representatives
and the senate with jurisdiction over economic
development by December 15, 2020. This
appropriation is available until June 30, 2020.

(aa) $150,000 the first year is from the
renewable development account in the special
revenue fund established in Minnesota
Statutes, section 116C.779, subdivision 1, to
conduct the biomass facility closure economic
impact study.

(bb)(1)$300,000 in fiscal year 2018 is for a
grant to East Side Enterprise Center (ESEC)
to expand culturally tailored resources that
address small business growth and job
creation. This appropriation is available until
June 30, 2020. The appropriation shall fund
the work of African Economic Development
Solutions, the Asian Economic Development
Association, the Dayton's Bluff Community
Council, and the Latino Economic
Development Center in a collaborative
approach to economic development that is
effective with smaller, culturally diverse
communities that seek to increase the
productivity and success of new immigrant
and minority populations living and working
in the community. Programs shall provide
minority business growth and capacity
building that generate wealth and jobs creation
for local residents and business owners on the
East Side of St. Paul.

(2) In fiscal year 2019 ESEC shall use funds
to share its integrated service model and
evolving collaboration principles with civic
and economic development leaders in greater
Minnesota communities which have diverse
populations similar to the East Side of St. Paul.
ESEC shall submit a report of activities and
program outcomes, including quantifiable
measures of success annually to the house of
representatives and senate committees with
jurisdiction over economic development.

(cc) $150,000 in fiscal year 2018 is for a grant
to Mille Lacs County for the purpose of
reimbursement grants to small resort
businesses located in the city of Isle with less
than $350,000 in annual revenue, at least four
rental units, which are open during both
summer and winter months, and whose
business was adversely impacted by a decline
in walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs.

(dd)(1) $250,000 in fiscal year 2018 is for a
grant to the Small Business Development
Center hosted at Minnesota State University,
Mankato, for a collaborative initiative with
the Regional Center for Entrepreneurial
Facilitation. Funds available under this section
must be used to provide entrepreneur and
small business development direct professional
business assistance services in the following
counties in Minnesota: Blue Earth, Brown,
Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley,
Watonwan, and Waseca. For the purposes of
this section, "direct professional business
assistance services" must include, but is not
limited to, pre-venture assistance for
individuals considering starting a business.
This appropriation is not available until the
commissioner determines that an equal amount
is committed from nonstate sources. Any
balance in the first year does not cancel and
is available for expenditure in the second year.

(2) Grant recipients shall report to the
commissioner by February 1 of each year and
include information on the number of
customers served in each county; the number
of businesses started, stabilized, or expanded;
the number of jobs created and retained; and
business success rates in each county. By April
1 of each year, the commissioner shall report
the information submitted by grant recipients
to the chairs of the standing committees of the
house of representatives and the senate having
jurisdiction over economic development
issues.

(ee) $500,000 in fiscal year 2018 is for the
central Minnesota opportunity grant program
established under Minnesota Statutes, section
116J.9922. This appropriation is available until
June 30, 2022.

new text begin (ff) $25,000 each year is for the administration
of state aid for the Destination Medical Center
under Minnesota Statutes, sections 469.40 to
469.47.
new text end

Sec. 3.

2017 S.F. No. 1456, article 1, section 2, subdivision 4, if enacted, is amended to
read:


Subd. 4.

General Support Services

$
4,170,000
$
4,654,000
Appropriations by Fund
General Fund
$4,135,000
$4,606,000
Workforce
Development
$35,000
$48,000

(a) $250,000 each year is for the publication,
dissemination, and use of labor market
information under Minnesota Statutes, section
116J.401.

(b) $1,269,000 each year is for transfer to the
Minnesota Housing Finance Agency for
operating the Olmstead Compliance Office.

(c) $500,000 each year is for a statewide
capacity-building grant program. The
commissioner of employment and economic
development shall, through a request for
proposal process, select a nonprofit
organization to administer the
capacity-building grant program. The selected
organization must have demonstrated
experience in providing financial and technical
assistance to nonprofit organizations statewide.
The selected organization shall provide
financial assistance in the form of subgrants
and technical assistance to small to
medium-sized nonprofit organizations
offering, or seeking to offer, workforce or
economic development programming that
addresses economic disparities in underserved
cultural communities. This assistance can be
provided in-house or in partnership with other
organizations depending on need. The
nonprofit organization selected to administer
the grant program shall report to the
commissioner by February 1 each year
regarding assistance provided, including the
demographic and geographic distribution of
the grant awards, services, and outcomes. By
April 1 each year, the commissioner shall
report the information submitted by the
nonprofit to the legislative committees having
jurisdiction over economic development
issues. Of this amount, one percent is for the
commissioner to conduct the request for
proposal process and monitor the selected
organization. The nonprofit selected to
administer the grant program may use up to
five percent of the grant funds for
administration costs and providing technical
assistance to potential subgrantees.

deleted text begin (d) $25,000 each year is for the administration
of state aid for the Destination Medical Center
under Minnesota Statutes, sections 469.40 to
469.47.
deleted text end

Sec. 4.

2017 S.F. No. 1456, article 2, section 4, if enacted, is amended to read:


Sec. 4.

[326B.108] PLACES OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION SUBJECT TO
CODE.

Subdivision 1.

Definition.

For purposes of this section, "place of public accommodation"
means a publicly or privately owned facility that is designed for occupancy by 200 or more
people and deleted text beginincludesdeleted text endnew text begin isnew text end a sports or entertainment arena, stadium, theater, community or
convention hall, special event center, indoor amusement facility or water park, ornew text begin indoornew text end
swimming pool.

Subd. 2.

Application.

Construction, additions, and alterations to a place of public
accommodation must be designed and constructed to comply with the State Building Code.

Subd. 3.

Enforcement.

In a municipality that has not adopted the code by ordinance
under section 326B.121, subdivision 2, the commissioner shall enforce this section in
accordance with section 326B.107, subdivision 1.

Subd. 4.

Fire protection systems.

If fire protection systems regulated by chapter 299M
are required in a place of public accommodation, then those plan reviews and inspections
shall be conducted by the state fire marshal.

Sec. 5.

2017 S.F. No. 1456, article 8, section 12, if enacted, is amended to read:


Sec. 12.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 345.42, is amended by adding a subdivision to
read:


Subd. 1a.

Required lists.

(a) Beginning January 1, 2018, and annually thereafter, and
provided that a member has requested it, the commissioner shall provide to each member
of the legislature a list in electronic form of all persons appearing to be owners of abandoned
property whose last known address is located in the legislator's respective legislative district.

(b) Beginning July 1, deleted text begin2017deleted text endnew text begin 2018new text end, and every six months thereafter, and provided that a
county has requested it, the commissioner shall provide to the county a list in electronic
form of all persons appearing to be owners of abandoned property whose last known address
is located in the county. A request under this paragraph must be made in writing by a person
authorized by the county to make the request and is good until canceled.

Sec. 6.

2017 S.F. No. 1456, article 11, section 4, if enacted, is amended to read:


Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 462A.201, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Low-income housing.

(a) The agency may use money from the housing trust
fund account to provide loans or grants for:

(1) projects for the development, construction, acquisition, preservation, and rehabilitation
of low-income rental and limited equity cooperative housing units, including temporary
and transitional housing;

(2) the costs of operating rental housing, as determined by the agency, that are unique
to the operation of low-income rental housing or supportive housing;

(3) rental assistance, either project-based or tenant-based; and

(4) deleted text beginprojectsdeleted text endnew text begin programsnew text end to secure stable housing for families with children eligible for
enrollment in a prekindergarten through grade 12 academic program.

For purposes of this section, "transitional housing" has the meaning given by the United
States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Loans or grants for residential
housing for migrant farmworkers may be made under this section.

(b) The housing trust fund account must be used for the benefit of persons and families
whose income, at the time of initial occupancy, does not exceed 60 percent of median income
as determined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for the
metropolitan area. At least 75 percent of the funds in the housing trust fund account must
be used for the benefit of persons and families whose income, at the time of initial occupancy,
does not exceed 30 percent of the median family income for the metropolitan area as defined
in section 473.121, subdivision 2. For purposes of this section, a household with a housing
assistance voucher under Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended,
is deemed to meet the income requirements of this section.

The median family income may be adjusted for families of five or more.

(c) Rental assistance under this section must be provided by governmental units which
administer housing assistance supplements or by for-profit or nonprofit organizations
experienced in housing management. Rental assistance shall be limited to households whose
income at the time of initial receipt of rental assistance does not exceed 60 percent of median
income, as determined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
for the metropolitan area. Priority among comparable applications for tenant-based rental
assistance will be given to proposals that will serve households whose income at the time
of initial application for rental assistance does not exceed 30 percent of median income, as
determined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development for the
metropolitan area. Rental assistance must be terminated when it is determined that 30 percent
of a household's monthly income for four consecutive months equals or exceeds the market
rent for the unit in which the household resides plus utilities for which the tenant is
responsible. Rental assistance may only be used for rental housing units that meet the housing
maintenance code of the local unit of government in which the unit is located, if such a code
has been adopted, or the housing quality standards adopted by the United States Department
of Housing and Urban Development, if no local housing maintenance code has been adopted.

(d) In making the loans or grants, the agency shall determine the terms and conditions
of repayment and the appropriate security, if any, should repayment be required. To promote
the geographic distribution of grants and loans, the agency may designate a portion of the
grant or loan awards to be set aside for projects located in specified congressional districts
or other geographical regions specified by the agency. The agency may adopt rules for
awarding grants and loans under this subdivision.

Sec. 7.

Laws 2017, chapter 68, article 1, section 17, is amended to read:


Sec. 17.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 326B.921, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

High pressure pipefitting contractor license.

Before obtaining a permit for
high pressure piping work, a person must obtain or utilize a contractor with a high pressure
piping contractor license.

A person must have at all times as a full-time employee at least one individual holding
a master high pressure pipefitter competency license. Only full-time employees who hold
master high pressure pipefitter licenses are authorized to obtain high pressure piping permits
in the name of the contractor. The master high pressure pipefitter competency license holder
can be the employee of only one high pressure piping contractor at a time. An application
for a high pressure piping contractor license shall include a verified statement that the
applicant or licensee has complied with this subdivision.

To retain its contractor license without reapplication, a person holding a high pressure
piping contractor license that ceases to employ an individual holding a master high pressure
pipefitter competency license shall have 60 days from the last day of employment of its
previous masternew text begin high pressurenew text end pipefitter competency license holder to employ another license
holder. The department must be notified no later than five days after the last day of
employment of the previous license holder.

No high pressure pipefitting work may be performed during any period when the high
pressure pipefitting contractor does not have a master high pressure pipefitter competency
license holder on staff. If a license holder is not employed within 60 days after the last day
of employment of the previous license holder, the pipefitting contractor license shall lapse.

The board shall prescribe by rule procedures for application for and issuance of contractor
licenses.

Sec. 8.

Laws 2017, chapter 68, article 1, section 26, is amended to read:


Sec. 26. REVISOR'S INSTRUCTION.

The revisor of statutes shall replace the term "journeyman" or deleted text begin"journeymans"deleted text endnew text begin
"journeymen"
new text end with "journeyworker" or "journeyworkers" wherever it appears in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 326B. All journeyman licenses issued under Minnesota Statutes, chapter
326B, before the effective date of this act are deemed journeyworker licenses.

Sec. 9.

Laws 2017, chapter 93, article 1, section 3, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Ecological and Water Resources

32,740,000
32,629,000
Appropriations by Fund
2018
2019
General
17,213,000
17,046,000
Natural Resources
10,576,000
10,576,000
Game and Fish
4,951,000
5,007,000

(a) $3,242,000 the first year and $3,242,000
the second year are from the invasive species
account in the natural resources fund and
$3,206,000 the first year and $3,206,000 the
second year are from the general fund for
management, public awareness, assessment
and monitoring research, and water access
inspection to prevent the spread of invasive
species; management of invasive plants in
public waters; and management of terrestrial
invasive species on state-administered lands.

(b) $5,000,000 the first year and $5,000,000
the second year are from the water
management account in the natural resources
fund for only the purposes specified in
Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.27,
subdivision 2
.

(c) $124,000 the first year and $124,000 the
second year are for a grant to the Mississippi
Headwaters Board for up to 50 percent of the
cost of implementing the comprehensive plan
for the upper Mississippi within areas under
the board's jurisdiction.

(d) $10,000 the first year and $10,000 the
second year are for payment to the Leech Lake
Band of Chippewa Indians to implement the
band's portion of the comprehensive plan for
the upper Mississippi.

(e) $264,000 the first year and $264,000 the
second year are for grants for up to 50 percent
of the cost of implementation of the Red River
mediation agreement.

(f) $2,078,000 the first year and $2,134,000
the second year are from the heritage
enhancement account in the game and fish
fund for only the purposes specified in
Minnesota Statutes, section 297A.94,
paragraph (e), clause (1).

(g) $950,000 the first year and $950,000 the
second year are from the nongame wildlife
management account in the natural resources
fund for the purpose of nongame wildlife
management. Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 290.431, $100,000 the first
year and $100,000 the second year may be
used for nongame wildlife information,
education, and promotion.

(h) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes,
section 84.943, $13,000 the first year and
$13,000 the second year from the critical
habitat private sector matching account may
be used to publicize the critical habitat license
plate match program.

(i) $6,000,000 the first year and $6,000,000
the second year are from the general fund for
the following activities:

(1) financial reimbursement and technical
support to soil and water conservation districts
or other local units of government for
groundwater level monitoring;

(2) surface water monitoring and analysis,
including installation of monitoring gauges;

(3) groundwater analysis to assist with water
appropriation permitting decisions;

(4) permit application review incorporating
surface water and groundwater technical
analysis;

(5) precipitation data and analysis to improve
the use of irrigation;

(6) information technology, including
electronic permitting and integrated data
systems; and

(7) compliance and monitoring.

(j) $167,000 the first year is for a grant to the
Koronis Lake Association for purposes of
removing and preventing aquatic invasive
species. This is a onetime appropriation and
is available until June 30, 2022.

(k) new text beginNotwithstanding Minnesota Statutes,
section 297A.94,
new text end$410,000 the first year and
$410,000 the second year are from the heritage
enhancement account in the game and fish
fund for grants to the Minnesota Aquatic
Invasive Species Research Center at the
University of Minnesota to prioritize, support,
and develop research-based solutions that can
reduce the effects of aquatic invasive species
in Minnesota by preventing spread, controlling
populations, and managing ecosystems and to
advance knowledge to inspire action by others.

Sec. 10.

Laws 2017, chapter 93, article 1, section 11, is amended to read:


Sec. 11. REVENUE

$
2,000,000
$
2,000,000

$2,000,000 each year is for riparian protection
aid payments under Minnesota Statutes,
section 477A.21. deleted text beginNotwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, section 477A.21, subdivisions 3 and
4, the first year appropriation may be paid only
to counties.
deleted text end Unexpended funds from the first
year are available the second year.

Sec. 11.

2017 First Special Session, H.F. No. 1, article 4, section 25, if enacted, is amended
to read:


[477A.22] APPROPRIATION; RIPARIAN PROTECTION AID.

$6,000,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $8,000,000 in each fiscal year thereafter is
appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of revenue for riparian protection
aid payments under Minnesota Statutes, section 477A.21. These amounts may be in addition
to other appropriations for the same purpose. deleted text beginNotwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section
477A.21, subdivisions 3 and 4, the fiscal year 2018 appropriation may be paid only to
counties.
deleted text end Unexpended funds from fiscal year 2018 are available in fiscal year 2019.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective for aids payable in 2017 and thereafter.

Sec. 12.

2017 First Special Session, H.F. No. 2, article 4, section 12, subdivision 2, if
enacted, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Special education; regular.

For special education aid under Minnesota Statutes,
section 125A.75:

$
1,341,161,000
.....
2018
$
1,426,827,000
.....
2019

The 2018 appropriation includes $156,403,000 for 2017 and deleted text begin$1,184,758deleted text endnew text begin $1,184,758,000new text end
for 2018.

The 2019 appropriation includes deleted text begin$131,639,000deleted text end new text begin$166,667,000 new text endfor 2018 and deleted text begin$1,295,188deleted text end
new text begin $1,260,160,000 new text endfor 2019.

Sec. 13. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Unless otherwise provided, each section of this act is effective at the time the provision
being corrected is effective.
new text end