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                            CHAPTER 320-H.F.No. 2285 
                  An act relating to the metropolitan airports 
                  commission; clarifying and extending noise mitigation 
                  spending requirements; requiring a report; amending 
                  Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 473.661, subdivision 
                  4. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 473.661, 
        subdivision 4, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 4.  [NOISE MITIGATION.] (a) According to the schedule 
        in paragraph (b), commission funds must be dedicated (1) to 
        supplement the implementation of corrective land use management 
        measures approved by the Federal Aviation Administration as part 
        of the commission's Federal Aviation Regulations, part 150 noise 
        compatibility program, and (2) for soundproofing and 
        accompanying air conditioning of residences, schools, and other 
        public buildings when there is a demonstrated need because of 
        aircraft noise, regardless of the location of the building to be 
        soundproofed, or any combination of the three. 
           (b) The noise mitigation program described in paragraph (a) 
        shall be funded by the commission from whatever source of funds 
        according to the following schedule: 
           In 1993, an amount equal to 20 percent of the passenger 
        facilities charges revenue amount budgeted by the commission for 
        1993; 
           In 1994, an amount equal to 20 percent of the passenger 
        facilities charges revenue amount budgeted by the commission for 
        1994; 
           In 1995, an amount equal to 35 percent of the passenger 
        facilities charges revenue amount budgeted by the commission for 
        1995; and 
           In 1996 and 1997, an amount equal to 40 percent of the 
        passenger facilities charges revenue amount budgeted by the 
        commission for 1996. 
           (c) The commission's capital improvement projects, program, 
        and plan must reflect the requirements of this section.  As part 
        of the commission's report to the legislature under section 
        473.621, subdivision 1a, the commission must provide a 
        description and the status of each noise mitigation project 
        implemented under this section. 
           (d) Within 60 180 days of submitting the commission's and 
        the metropolitan council's report and recommendations on major 
        airport planning to the legislature as required by section 
        473.618, the commission, with the assistance of its sound 
        abatement advisory committee, shall make a recommendation to the 
        legislature regarding appropriate funding levels for noise 
        mitigation at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and in 
        the neighboring communities. 
           Sec. 2.  [APPLICATION.] 
           Section 1 applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, 
        Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington. 
           Presented to the governor March 14, 1996 
           Signed by the governor March 15, 1996, 10:56 a.m.