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CHAPTER 12--H.F.No. 2225

An act

relating to agriculture; appropriating money for avian influenza emergency response activities; requiring reports.

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

Section 1.

AVIAN INFLUENZA EMERGENCY RESPONSE.

(a) $514,000 is appropriated in fiscal year 2015 from the general fund to the commissioner of agriculture for the costs of avian influenza emergency response activities not covered by federal funding. This is a onetime appropriation and is available until June 30, 2016.

(b) $379,000 is appropriated in fiscal year 2015 from the general fund to the Board of Animal Health for the costs of avian influenza emergency response activities not covered by federal funding. This is a onetime appropriation and is available until June 30, 2016.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment and the appropriations are available immediately.

Sec. 2.

AVIAN INFLUENZA; FEDERAL FUNDS APPROPRIATION AND REPORTING.

Any federal money received in fiscal years 2015 through 2017 by the commissioner of agriculture or the Board of Animal Health to address avian influenza is appropriated in the fiscal year when it is received. Before spending federal funds appropriated in this section, the commissioner of management and budget shall report the anticipated federal funds appropriated under this section and their intended purpose to the Legislative Advisory Commission, consistent with the urgent federal funds request procedure under Minnesota Statutes, section 3.3005, subdivision 4. By January 15, 2018, the commissioner of management and budget shall report the actual federal funds received and appropriated under this section and their actual use to the Legislative Advisory Commission.

Presented to the governor May 1, 2015

Signed by the governor May 1, 2015, 12:19 p.m.