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CHAPTER 61--S.F.No. 1973

An act

relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of certain 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 2016 for full and final payment under Minnesota Statutes, sections 3.738 and 3.739, of claims against the state for losses suffered while incarcerated in a state correctional facility or 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. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2016:

(1) for sentence-to-service and community work service claims under $500 and other claims already paid by the department, $3,970.88;

(2) for payment to medical providers for treatment of Keith Littler for injuries sustained while performing sentence-to-service work in St. Louis County, $2,559.87;

(3) for payment to Leandrew Miller for permanent injuries to his right small finger sustained while performing assigned duties at Minnesota Correctional Facility - Stillwater, $750; and

(4) for payment to Bradley Post for injuries to his back sustained while performing assigned duties in the Institution Community Work Crew Program in Nobles County, $8,925, and to medical providers for treatment of Mr. Post, $760.30.

Presented to the governor May 18, 2015

Signed by the governor May 19, 2015, 4:03 p.m.