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CHAPTER 134--S.F.No. 2921

An act

relating to local government; modifying matching funds requirement for local recycling programs;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.8441, subdivision 4.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.8441, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

Subd. 4.

Grant conditions.

The commissioner shall administer grants so that the following conditions are met:

(a) A county must apply for a grant in the manner determined by the commissioner. The application must describe the activities for which the grant will be used.

(b) The activities funded must be consistent with the metropolitan policy plan and the county master plan.

(c) A grant must be matched by equal county local expenditures for the activities for which the grant is made. A local expenditure may include, but is not limited to, an expenditure by a local unit of government, tribal government, or private sector or nonprofit organization.

(d) All grant funds must be used for new activities or to enhance or increase the effectiveness of existing activities in the county. Grant funds shall not be used for research or development of a product that would be patented, copyrighted, or a subject of trade secrets.

(e) Counties shall provide support to maintain effective municipal recycling where it is already established.

Presented to the governor May 10, 2018

Signed by the governor May 14, 2018, 11:58 a.m.