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CHAPTER 32--S.F.No. 846

An act

relating to state government; providing deficiency funding for certain state and regional agencies; providing for review of certain Metropolitan Council procurements; appropriating money;

proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

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

Section 1.

SUMMARY OF APPROPRIATIONS.

The amount shown in this section summarizes direct appropriations, by fund, made in this act.

Total
General $ 10,379,000
State Government Special Revenue 192,000
Total $ 10,571,000

Sec. 2.

APPROPRIATIONS.

The sums shown in the columns marked "Appropriations" are appropriated from the general fund to the agencies and for the purposes specified in this act, to be available for the fiscal year indicated for each purpose, and are added to appropriations in Laws 2005, chapters 136 and 156, and Laws 2005, First Special Session chapters 4 and 6. The figure "2007," where used in this act, means that the appropriation or appropriations listed under it are available for the year ending June 30, 2007.

APPROPRIATIONS
Available for the Year
Ending June 30
2007

Sec. 3.

TAX COURT

$ 47,000

This appropriation is to pay for an expected deficiency in the fiscal year 2007 operating budget and is added to appropriations in Laws 2005, chapter 136, article 1, section 5. This is a onetime appropriation.

Sec. 4.

BOARD ON JUDICIAL STANDARDS

$ 200,000

This appropriation is to pay for special hearing costs and is added to appropriations in Laws 2005, chapter 136, article 1, section 7. This is a onetime appropriation.

Sec. 5.

BOARD OF PUBLIC DEFENSE

$ 200,000

This appropriation is to pay for transcript costs and is added to appropriations in Laws 2005, chapter 136, article 1, section 8. This is a onetime appropriation.

Sec. 6.

PUBLIC SAFETY

Subdivision 1.

Total Appropriation

$ 1,299,000
Appropriations by Fund
2007
General 1,107,000
State Government Special Revenue 192,000

The amounts that may be spent for each purpose are specified in the following subdivisions.

Subd. 2.

FEMA Match

1,107,000

This appropriation is to provide a match for FEMA money received for natural disaster assistance payments and is added to appropriations in Laws 2005, chapter 136, article 1, section 9, subdivision 2. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2008. This is a onetime appropriation.

Subd. 3.

Parenting Time Centers

192,000

This appropriation is from the state government special revenue fund for parenting time centers as described in Minnesota Statutes, section 119A.37. $96,000 of the appropriation is attributable to expenses incurred in fiscal year 2006 and $96,000 is attributable to expenses incurred in fiscal year 2007.

Sec. 7.

OMBUDSMAN FOR MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

$ 66,000

This appropriation is to pay for an expected deficiency in the fiscal year 2007 operating budget and is added to appropriations in Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 9, section 8. This is a onetime appropriation.

Sec. 8.

TRANSPORTATION

$ 522,000

This appropriation is to pay for Greater Minnesota transit assistance and is added to appropriations in Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 6, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, paragraph (b). This is a onetime appropriation.

Sec. 9.

METROPOLITAN COUNCIL

$ 7,847,000

(a) This appropriation is to pay for bus system operations and is added to appropriations in Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 6, article 1, section 3, paragraph (a). This is a onetime appropriation.

(b) The appropriation in this section is subject to the condition that the Metropolitan Council cancel request for proposals number 7216. The Metropolitan Council shall issue a new solicitation for the purchase of buses.

Sec. 10.

CAMPAIGN FINANCE AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE BOARD

$ 150,000

This appropriation is for court-ordered payments and is added to appropriations in Laws 2005, chapter 156, article 1, section 7. This is a onetime appropriation.

Sec. 11.

FINANCE

$ 240,000

The commissioner of finance shall pay this amount to the court administrator of the Fourth Judicial District for distribution according to Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 488A.03, subdivision 9. This appropriation replaces funding lost in fiscal year 2007 due to the inadvertent repeal of Minnesota Statutes, section 488A.03, subdivision 9, in Laws 2006, chapter 260, article 5, section 54. This is a onetime appropriation.

Sec. 12.

[473.915] PROCUREMENTS.

All proposed Metropolitan Council procurements over $125,000,000 must be reviewed by the members of the Legislative Advisory Commission under section 3.30 and the ranking minority members of the house of representatives and senate committees or divisions responsible for overseeing the items subject to the proposed procurement. The chair of the Metropolitan Council shall give notice to the Legislative Advisory Commission secretary when a procurement over $125,000,000 is being considered. The commission shall take testimony on the procurements.

Sec. 13.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This act is effective the day following final enactment.

Presented to the governor April 30, 2007

Signed by the governor May 2, 2007, 4:35 p.m.