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CHAPTER 81--H.F.No. 1883

An act

relating to state government; extending the COVID-19 Minnesota fund;

amending Laws 2020, chapter 71, article 1, section 7, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Laws 2020, chapter 71, article 1, section 7, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.

Fund created.

The COVID-19 Minnesota fund is created in the state treasury to pay expenditures related to a peacetime emergency declared by the governor in an executive order that relates to the infectious disease known as COVID-19. Money in the fund is appropriated to the commissioner of management and budget and may be disbursed or transferred to state agencies as necessary to (1) protect Minnesota citizens from the COVID-19 outbreak, and (2) maintain state government operations throughout the duration of the peacetime emergency. Any money in the fund that remains unobligated on May 11, 2020 December 31, 2020, cancels to the general fund.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective retroactively from May 8, 2020.

Sec. 2.

Laws 2020, chapter 71, article 1, section 7, the effective date, is amended to read:

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment and expires May 11, 2020 December 31, 2020.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective retroactively from May 8, 2020.

Sec. 3.

CONTINGENT TRANSFER.

Any money canceled from the COVID-19 Minnesota fund to the general fund in fiscal year 2020 under Laws 2020, chapter 71, article 1, section 7, subdivision 1, is transferred back to the COVID-19 Minnesota fund.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

Presented to the governor May 12, 2020

Signed by the governor May 12, 2020, 7:18 p.m.

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