language to be deleted (2) new language
CHAPTER 313-S.F.No. 2569 An act relating to veterans homes; clarifying items to be considered means of support; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 198.03, subdivision 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 198.03, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. [DISCRETIONARY ADMISSION.] Any person otherwise eligible for admission to the Minnesota veterans homes, except that the person has means of support, may, at the discretion of the board, be admitted to one of the Minnesota veterans homes upon entering into and complying with the terms of a contract made by the person with the board, providing for reasonable compensation to be paid by such person to the state of Minnesota for care, support, and maintenance in the home. Any earnings derived by the person from participating in a work therapy program while the person is a resident of the home may not be considered a means of support.
Refunds orRebates of federal taxes and state salestaxes may not be considered a means of support. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective for tax rebates paid after June 30, 2001. Presented to the governor April 3, 2002 Signed by the governor April 4, 2002, 12:59 p.m.