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CHAPTER 108--H.F.No. 2870

An act

relating to corrections; authorizing counties to continue participation in the community corrections subsidy program;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 401.02, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 401.02, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.

Qualification of counties.

(a) One or more 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.

(b) A county that has participated in the Community Corrections Act for five or more years is eligible to continue to participate in the Community Corrections Act.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Presented to the governor May 11, 2016

Signed by the governor May 12, 2016, 1:26 p.m.