language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to corrections; eliminating the requirement of contiguous counties from qualifications for a grant for the delivery of correctional services;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 401.02, subdivision 1.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
One or more contiguous counties, having an aggregate population of 30,000 or more persons, may qualify for a grant as provided in section 401.01 by the enactment of appropriate resolutions creating and establishing a corrections advisory board, designating the officer or agency to be responsible for administering grant funds, and providing for the preparation of a comprehensive plan for the development, implementation and operation of the correctional services described in section 401.01, including the assumption of those correctional services, other than the operation of state facilities, presently provided in such counties by the department of corrections, and providing for centralized administration and control of those correctional services described in section 401.01.
Where counties combine as authorized in this section, they shall comply with the provisions of section 471.59.
Presented to the governor May 6, 2014
Signed by the governor May 9, 2014, 10:16 a.m.
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