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                         Laws of Minnesota 1987 

                        CHAPTER 139-H.F.No. 923 
           An act relating to human services; regulating budgets 
          and procedures of human services boards; amending 
          Minnesota Statutes 1986, sections 402.02, subdivision 
          2; 402.05, subdivision 1a; and 402.062, subdivisions 1 
          and 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 402.02, 
subdivision 2, is amended to read:  
    Subd. 2.  Notwithstanding the population requirements of 
sections 145.911 to 145.922 and 245.61 to 245.69 and chapter 
401, a human services board shall possess all the powers and 
duties now assigned by law to: 
    (a) Manage the public resources devoted to human services 
delivered or purchased by the counties, which are subsidized or 
regulated by the departments of corrections, health, and human 
    (b) Employ staff to carry out the purposes of sections 
402.01 to 402.10; 
    (c) Deliver services directly, or through contract with 
other governmental or nongovernmental providers; 
    (d) Plan for the delivery of human services, which shall 
include corrections services, public health services, public 
assistance, mental retardation services, social services, mental 
health services, and others of similar classification;  
    (e) Receive and expend funds for the purposes of sections 
402.01 to 402.10; 
    (f) Rent and, purchase, sell, or otherwise dispose of real 
and personal property and equipment; and 
    (g) County health boards, county welfare boards, and mental 
health boards. 
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 402.05, 
subdivision 1a, is amended to read:  
    Subd. 1a.  Each human services board shall appoint a 
director, who shall serve at the pleasure of the human services 
board.  The director shall by training and experience 
demonstrate management and administrative skills.  The 
commissioner of human services, with the approval of the 
commissioners of health and corrections, shall establish, by 
rule, continuing education requirements for human services board 
    Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 402.062, 
subdivision 1, is amended to read:  
    Subdivision 1.  The human services board, with the 
assistance of the advisory committee established in section 
402.03, shall annually prepare a single biennial plan and budget 
for the development, implementation, coordination and operation 
of services delivered or funded by the human services 
board.  The plan shall be in a format developed by rule of the 
director of state planning agency.  Each affected state agency 
shall accept the plan of the human services board in lieu of 
separate plan requirements for individual programs.  To support 
the development of the budget and to provide standardized 
information to affected state agencies, each human services 
board shall adopt a standard chart of accounts to be developed 
by rule by the commissioner of human services with the approval 
of the commissioners of health and corrections. 
    Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 402.062, 
subdivision 2, is amended to read:  
    Subd. 2.  Prior to adoption of the plan by the human 
services board, the board shall hold a public hearing.  The 
human services board shall make copies of the plan available to 
the public for review and shall invite written and oral 
comments.  The human services board shall show evidence of 
participation by the public and private service providers in the 
development of the plan and shall encourage their comments 
regarding the use of governmental and nongovernmental service 
     Sec. 5.  [REPEALER.] 
    Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 402.095, is repealed. 
    Approved May 14, 1987

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