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Minnesota Session Laws - 2013, Regular Session

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CHAPTER 141--S.F.No. 1656

An act

relating to disaster assistance; appropriating money to match federal disaster aid for the April 2013 severe winter storm in southwest Minnesota.

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

Section 1.

APPROPRIATION; DISASTER AID.

(a) $1,500,000 is appropriated from the general fund in fiscal year 2014 to the commissioner of public safety for the purposes specified in Minnesota Statutes, section 12A.15, subdivision 1, to match federal disaster assistance for the severe winter storm that occurred April 9, 2013, through April 11, 2013, in the area designated under Presidential Declaration of a Major Disaster FEMA-4113-DR. This appropriation is available for expenditure the day following final enactment. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.28, this appropriation is available until June 30, 2016.

(b) $250,000 is appropriated from the general fund in fiscal year 2014 to the commissioner of public safety for the purposes specified in Minnesota Statutes, section 12A.15, subdivisions 2 and 2a, to remove debris and provide long-term recovery assistance for the severe winter storm identified in paragraph (a). This appropriation is available for expenditure the day following final enactment. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.28, this appropriation is available until June 30, 2016.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Presented to the governor May 22, 2013

Signed by the governor May 24, 2013, 2:39 p.m.

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