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CHAPTER 226--S.F.No. 3021

An act

relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of various claims; appropriating money.

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

Section 1.

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.

The amounts in this section are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of corrections in fiscal year 2008 for full and final payment under Minnesota Statutes, sections 3.738 and 3.739, of claims against the state for injuries suffered by and medical services provided to persons injured while performing community service or sentence-to-service work for correctional purposes or while incarcerated in a state correctional facility or for reimbursement of certain expenses. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2009.

(a) For sentence-to-service claims under $500 each and other claims already paid by the Department of Corrections, $3,737.15.

(b) For payment to Robert Burton for permanent injuries suffered while performing work at MCF-Moose Lake, $11,905.

(c) For payment to Minogheezhig Sandman-Shelifoe for expenses related to his challenge of and attempts to correct certain improper procedures at MCF-Rush City, $1,005.

Sec. 2.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.

$2,005 is appropriated from the general fund and $1,000 is appropriated from the petroleum tank release cleanup fund to the commissioner of health in fiscal year 2008 as full and final payment of the claim of Bernard D. and Nancy E. Baker, of Roseville, Minnesota, as reimbursement of costs related to a mistaken order to search for an unsealed well on their property. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2009.

Sec. 3.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.

$67,005 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of transportation in fiscal year 2008 as full and final payment of the claim of John and Judith McEachran, of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, for costs related to restoration of their land. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2009. The commissioner of transportation is serving only as the fiscal agent of payment of this claim and payment of the claim is not an admission of liability on the part of the State of Minnesota for these costs.

Sec. 4.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

Sections 1 to 3 are effective the day following final enactment.

Presented to the governor April 21, 2008

Signed by the governor April 24, 2008, 3:26 p.m.