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CHAPTER 136--H.F.No. 1070

An act

relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; modifying and cancelling prior appropriations;

amending Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 22, subdivision 6, as amended; Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 20, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2006, chapter 258, sections 17, subdivision 8, as amended; 18, subdivision 6; Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 21, subdivision 3; Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 16, subdivision 4, as amended; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 10.

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

Section 1.

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.

The sums shown in the column under "Appropriations" are appropriated from the bond proceeds fund, or another named fund, to the state agencies or officials indicated, to be spent for public purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent as authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraph (a), to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature or as authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraphs (b) to (j), or article XIV. Unless otherwise specified, money appropriated in this act for a capital program or project may be used to pay state agency staff costs that are attributed directly to the capital program or project in accordance with accounting policies adopted by the commissioner of management and budget. Unless otherwise specified, the appropriations in this act are available until the project is completed or abandoned subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642.

SUMMARY
Natural Resources 20,000,000
Administration 131,680,000
Veterans Affairs 18,935,000
Public Facilities Authority 8,000,000
Bond Sale Expenses 180,000
Cancellations; Reductions (2,000,000)
TOTAL $ 176,795,000
Bond Proceeds Fund (General Fund Debt Service) 156,115,000
Bond Proceeds Fund (User Financed Debt Service) 22,680,000
Bond Proceeds Cancellations (2,000,000)
APPROPRIATIONS

Sec. 2.

NATURAL RESOURCES

$ 20,000,000

To the commissioner of natural resources for the purposes specified in this section.

(a) For the state share of flood hazard mitigation grants for publicly owned capital improvements to prevent or alleviate flood damage under Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.161.

(b) Levee projects, to the extent practical, shall meet the state standard of three feet above the 100-year flood elevation.

(c) Project priorities shall be determined by the commissioner as appropriate and based on need, and to the extent possible, address needs in the Moorhead area first.

(d) This appropriation includes money for the following county, township, and municipal projects as prioritized by the commissioner: Ada, Afton, Alvarado, Argyle, Austin, Borup, Breckenridge, Browntown, Climax, Crookston, Delano, Granite Falls, Inver Grove Heights, Maynard, Melrose, Minneota, Minnesota River Area II, Montevideo, Moorhead, Newport, Nielsville, Oakport Township, Oslo, Roseau, Rushford, St. Vincent, and Shelly.

(e) This appropriation includes money for the following watershed projects: North Ottawa, Bois de Sioux Watershed District; Quick, Two Rivers Watershed District; Redpath, Bois de Sioux Watershed District; Roseau Wildlife Management Area, Roseau River Watershed District; and Shell Rock Watershed District.

(f) For any project listed in this subdivision that the commissioner determines is not ready to proceed or does not expend all the money allocated to it, the commissioner may allocate that project's money to a project on the commissioner's priority list.

(g) To the extent that the cost of a project exceeds two percent of the median household income in a municipality or township multiplied by the number of households in the municipality or township, this appropriation is also for the local share of the project.

Sec. 3.

ADMINISTRATION

Subdivision 1.

Total Appropriation

131,680,000

To the commissioner of administration for the purposes specified in this section.

Subd. 2.

Capitol Renovation and Restoration

109,000,000

This appropriation may be used for one or more of the following purposes:

(1) to complete the design of, and to construct, repair, improve, renovate, restore, furnish, and equip the State Capitol building and grounds; including but not limited to exterior stone repairs and window replacement; asbestos and hazardous materials abatement; mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and security systems replacement; general construction, including but not limited to demolition, site improvements, life safety improvements, accessibility, security and telecommunications; roof replacement; and finish work; and

(2) to predesign, design, conduct hazardous materials abatement, construct, repair, renovate, remodel, furnish, and equip the State Office Building, Administration Building, Centennial Office Building, 321 Grove Street Building, and other buildings and parking facilities located on the Capitol campus as determined by the commissioner of administration to meet temporary and permanent office, storage, parking, and other space needs occasioned by and in furtherance of an efficient restoration of the State Capitol Building and for the efficient and effective function of the tenants currently located in the Capitol Building.

In addition to any other approvals required, the commissioner of administration must submit the schematic design, design development, and work packages to the Capitol Preservation Commission, and may not proceed with a work package until the commission approves that work package.

The commissioner must incorporate life safety (Tier 1), water management (Tier 2), and selective restoration of architectural features (Tier 3), as described in the Minnesota State Capitol Exterior Stone Repair Project report dated May 8, 2013, into repair work on the exterior stone of the Capitol that is funded under this appropriation.

The commissioner of administration must not construct or place any permanent building, structure, or facility for offices, parking, storage, or other use, in the area commonly known as Lief Erikson Park in the Capitol complex.

Subd. 3.

Tenant approval

(a) The commissioner of administration must not prepare final plans and specifications for any construction authorized under subdivision 2 until the program plan and cost estimates for all elements necessary to complete the project have been approved by each tenant representative as to the space proposed for that tenant. The program plans and cost estimates must be presented to a tenant representative at least 30 days before the approval is needed from that representative. In addition, the appropriation in 2013 House File No. 677, article 12, section 22, if enacted, is not available for relocation of a tenant until that tenant representative approves a relocation plan submitted by the commissioner of administration for that tenant at least ten days before approval is needed from that representative. The relocation plan shall:

(1) describe when each person who currently occupies office space located in the Capitol building will be moved out of the Capitol building;

(2) identify the building and office space assigned to each person relocated during renovation of the Capitol building;

(3) identify the parking spaces that will be assigned to each person relocated during renovation, including the funding mechanism for any new parking spaces;

(4) state when each person relocated during renovation will be moved back into permanent office space and where the office space will be located; and

(5) include a written, signed tenant agreement for tenancy in the Capitol building after renovation.

For the purposes of this paragraph, "tenant representative" includes the secretary of the senate, on behalf of the senate; the chief clerk of the house of representatives, on behalf of the house of representatives; the governor; the court administrator, on behalf of the judicial branch; and the attorney general, on behalf of the attorney general's office.

(b) The commissioner of administration must not install new windows in the Capitol building office spaces that cannot be opened by the tenants of the building, unless otherwise approved by a tenant occupying an office.

(c) The commissioner of administration shall consult and collaborate with the director of the Historical Society on plans and specifications for construction authorized under subdivision 2.

Subd. 4.

Legislative Office Building

The plans and specifications for a new legislative office building as provided in 2013 H.F. No. 677, article 12, section 21, are subject to approval by the house Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration in addition to approval by the senate Committee on Rules and Administration.

Subd. 5.

Parking Facilities

22,680,000

To design, construct, furnish, and equip one or more parking facilities in the Capitol complex to accommodate up to approximately 880 parking stalls, with a net replacement of approximately 675 parking stalls, including to address temporary parking needed during construction of permanent parking facilities.

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any parking facility proposed to be located on state-owned land located on the block bordered by Sherburne Avenue on the north, Park Street on the east, University Avenue on the south, and Rice Street on the west, must not require demolition of the historic Ford Building unless approved by the house Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration and the senate Committee on Rules and Administration. The parking facilities must accommodate the needs of members and staff of the house of representatives as well as other tenants of the Capitol complex.

The parking facilities developed with this appropriation are exempt from the requirements for design competition under Minnesota Statutes, section 15B.10.

Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, under Minnesota Statutes, sections 16C.32 and 16C.33, if the commissioner elects to utilize a design-build delivery method to design and construct one or more parking facilities with this appropriation, the Capital Area Architectural and Planning Board, in cooperation with the commissioner, shall create a selection committee to act as the board under Minnesota Statutes, sections 16C.32 and 16C.33. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.33, if the commissioner elects to contract with a primary designer to design one or more parking facilities with this appropriation, the Capital Area Architectural and Planning Board, in cooperation with the commissioner, shall create a selection committee to conduct the selection process in accordance with the standards in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 15B and 16B. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16C.33, subdivision 5, paragraph (b), after obtaining and evaluating qualifications from each design-builder, in accordance with the weighted criteria and subequatorial and procedures set forth in the request for qualifications, the selection committee shall select a short list of up to five proposals.

If the commissioner does not receive any proposals, the commissioner may either (1) solicit new proposals, (2) revise the request for qualifications and thereafter solicit new proposals using the revised request for qualifications, or (3) request selection of a primary designer pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.33, 16C.08, or 16C.095, and proceed with competitive bidding pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 16C.25 to 16C.29.

The bond debt from the appropriation under this subdivision shall be user-financed. Parking fees collected shall be deposited into a state parking account and credited to the debt service account in the state bond fund as provided under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.643.

Sec. 4.

VETERANS AFFAIRS

$ 18,935,000

To the commissioner of administration to complete the design of, perform hazardous materials abatement for, and demolish the south wing of Building 17 and adjoining buildings, and design, reconstruct, and furnish the new south wing of Building 17 and adjoining buildings as a new skilled nursing building, construct a new distribution and service tunnel to serve buildings 6, 17 north, and 19, and the future 17 south, and design, construct, and equip a network and server room, including installation of new fiber optic lines.

Sec. 5.

PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY

$ 8,000,000

To the Public Facilities Authority to match federal grants for the clean water revolving fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.07, and the drinking water revolving fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.081. This appropriation must be used for qualified capital projects.

Sec. 6.

BOND SALE EXPENSES

$ 180,000

To the commissioner of management and budget for bond sale expenses under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641, subdivision 8.

Sec. 7.

BOND SALE SCHEDULE.

The commissioner of management and budget shall schedule the sale of state general obligation bonds so that, during the biennium ending June 30, 2015, no more than $1,280,165,000 will need to be transferred from the general fund to the state bond fund to pay principal and interest due and to become due on outstanding state general obligation bonds. During the biennium, before each sale of state general obligation bonds, the commissioner of management and budget shall calculate the amount of debt service payments needed on bonds previously issued and shall estimate the amount of debt service payments that will be needed on the bonds scheduled to be sold. The commissioner shall adjust the amount of bonds scheduled to be sold so as to remain within the limit set by this section. The amount needed to make the debt service payments is appropriated from the general fund as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641.

Sec. 8.

BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.

To provide the money appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $178,795,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7.

Sec. 9.

CANCELLATION; BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION REDUCTION.

The $2,000,000 appropriation in Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 11, subdivision 7, for the Alexandria aircraft surveillance facility, is canceled. The bond sale authorization in Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 21, subdivision 1, is reduced by $2,000,000.

Sec. 10.

Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 22, subdivision 6, as amended by Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 43, is amended to read:

Subd. 6.

Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center

3,000,000

To design, renovate, construct, furnish, and equip ancillary support and program facilities, including improvements to basic infrastructure,such as sanitary and storm sewer and water lines, public streets, curb, gutter, street lights, or sidewalks, to make improvements for building envelope and structural integrity for the purposes of stabilizing the buildings for sale, for hazardous materials abatement, and for demolition that will facilitate the relocation of the facility's ancillary support, treatment, and residential programs from the Corkboard buildings and of all or portions of surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and infrastructure or to renovate surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and infrastructure to facilitate the disposition redevelopment of the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center campus. If the property is sold or transferred to a local unit of government, the unspent portion of this appropriation may be granted to the local unit of government that acquires the campus for the purposes stated in this subdivision.

Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale authorization and appropriation of bond proceeds in this subdivision are available until December 31, 2016.

Sec. 11.

Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 20, subdivision 3, as amended by Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 47, is amended to read:

Subd. 3.

Systemwide Redevelopment, Reuse, or Demolition

17,600,000

To demolish or improve surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and infrastructure at Department of Human Services campuses statewide.

(a) Up to $8,600,000 may be used to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip renovation of existing space or construction of new space for skilled nursing home capacity for forensic treatment programs operated by state-operated services on the campus of St. Peter Regional Treatment Center.

(b) $4,000,000 may be used to prepare and develop a site, including demolition of buildings and infrastructure, to implement the redevelopment and reuse of the Ah-gwah-ching Regional Treatment Center campus. If the property is sold or transferred to a local unit of government, the unspent portion of this appropriation may be granted to the local unit of government that acquires the campus for the purposes stated in this subdivision.

Up to $400,000 may be used for a grant to the city of Walker to connect the water reservoir to the city.

(c) $1,000,000 may be used to renovate one or more buildings for chemical dependency treatment specializing in methamphetamine addiction, and demolish buildings, on the Willmar Regional Treatment Center campus. If the property is sold or transferred to a local unit of government, the unspent portion of this appropriation may be granted to the local unit of government that acquires the campus for the purposes stated in this subdivision.

(d) Up to $2,210,000 may be spent by the commissioner of finance to retire municipal bonds issued by the city of Fergus Falls and to retire interfund loans incurred by the city of Fergus Falls in connection with the waste incinerator and steam heating facility at the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center. $447,610 of unexpended nonsalary money from state-operated services may be transferred as a grant to the city of Fergus Falls to retire interfund loans incurred by the city of Fergus Falls in connection with the waste incinerator and steam heating facility at the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center. This money is only available upon satisfactory completion of implementation of the final master plan agreement, as approved by the Department of Administration, the Department of Human Services, and the city of Fergus Falls.

(e) Up to $400,000 may be used for a grant to the city of Fergus Falls for hazardous materials abatement, improvements to basic infrastructure, including sanitary and storm sewer and water lines, public streets, curb, gutter, street lights, or sidewalks, to make improvements for building envelope and structural integrity for the purposes of stabilizing the buildings for sale, and to demolish all or portions of surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and infrastructure or to renovate surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and infrastructure to facilitate redevelopment of the city's waste-to-energy incineration plant located on the grounds of the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center campus.

Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale authorization and appropriation of bond proceeds in this paragraph are available until December 31, 2016.

(f) The provisions, terms, and conditions of any grant made by the director of the Office of Environmental Assistance under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A, to the city of Fergus Falls for the waste incinerator steam heating facility that supports the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center and that may come into effect as a result of the incinerator and facility being closed, are hereby waived.

Sec. 12.

Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 17, subdivision 8, as amended by Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 64, and Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 30, is amended to read:

Subd. 8.

Metropolitan Regional Parks Capital Improvements

35,362,000

For the cost of improvements and betterments of a capital nature and acquisition by the council and local government units of regional recreational open-space lands in accordance with the council's policy plan as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.147. Priority must be given to park rehabilitation and land acquisition projects.

$300,000 is for a grant to the city of Bloomington for environmental analysis and review, design, and construction of a multimodal trail connection across or through Long Meadow Lake in the vicinity of the old Cedar Avenue bridge and for development of a segment of the Minnesota Valley State Trail from Fort Snelling State Park to the Long Meadow Lake crossing to serve as a hiking and bicycling trail connection to renovate and restore, or to replace, the Old Cedar Avenue Bridge for bicycle commuters and recreational users. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale authorization and appropriation of bond proceeds for this project are available until December 31, 2017.

$6,000,000 is for a grant to the county of Dakota to acquire land for a regional park and wildlife area adjacent to the Vermillion Highlands Research, Recreation, and Wildlife Management Area in Dakota County.

$1,800,000 is for a grant to the city of Minneapolis to complete land acquisition for and construction of the Cedar Lake Trail.

$3,500,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to design, construct, furnish, and equip a new cultural and community center in the East Phillips neighborhood in Minneapolis.

$250,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to predesign completion of the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway by providing a link between northeast Minneapolis on Stinson Avenue and Southeast Minneapolis at East River Road.

$2,500,000 is for a grant to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to mitigate flooding at Lake of the Isles in the city of Minneapolis. The grant must be used for shoreline stabilization and restoration, dredging, wetland replacement, and other infrastructure improvements necessary to deal with the 1997 flood damage and to prevent future flooding.

$321,000 is for a grant to Ramsey County to construct a bicycle and pedestrian trail on the north side of Lower Afton Road between Century Avenue and McKnight Road in the city of Maplewood. This appropriation is not available until the commissioner has determined that at least an equal amount has been committed from nonstate sources.

$9,000,000 is for a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign, design, construct, furnish, equip, and redevelop infrastructure at the Como Zoo.

$2,500,000 is for a grant to the city of St. Paul to acquire land for and to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip river park development and redevelopment infrastructure in National Great River Park along the Mississippi River in St. Paul.

$2,000,000 is for a grant to the city of South St. Paul for the closure, capping, and remediation of approximately 80 acres of the Port Crosby construction and demolition debris landfill in South St. Paul, as the fifth phase of converting the land into parkland, and to restore approximately 80 acres of riverfront land along the Mississippi River.

$191,000 is for a grant to the city of White Bear Lake to construct the Lake Avenue Regional Trail connecting Highway 96 Regional Trail with Ramsey Beach.

Sec. 13.

Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 18, subdivision 6, is amended to read:

Subd. 6.

Systemwide Redevelopment, Reuse, or Demolition

5,000,000

To abate hazardous materials, design, construct, or improve basic infrastructure, including sanitary and storm sewer and water lines, public streets, curb, gutter, street lights, or sidewalks, to make improvements for building envelope and structural integrity for the purposes of stabilizing the buildings for sale, demolish all or portions of surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and infrastructure or to renovate surplus, nonfunctional, or deteriorated facilities and infrastructure at to facilitate redevelopment of Department of Human Services campuses that the commissioner of administration is authorized to convey to a local unit of government under Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 46, or other law. These projects must facilitate the redevelopment or reuse of these campuses and must be implemented consistent with the comprehensive redevelopment plans developed and approved under Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 14, article 6, section 64, subdivision 2, unless expressly provided otherwise. If a surplus campus is sold or transferred to a local unit of government, unspent portions of this appropriation may be granted to that local unit of government for the purposes stated in this subdivision. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale authorization and appropriation of bond proceeds in this subdivision are available until December 31, 2016.

Sec. 14.

Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 21, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

Subd. 3.

Bioscience Business Development Public Infrastructure Grant Program

9,000,000

For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.435.

$3,500,000 is for public infrastructure, including land acquisition, to support a private research park within a designated bioscience subzone that is adjacent to and complementary to research facilities of a college or university. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale authorization and appropriation of bond proceeds for this project are available until June 30, 2015.

$1,000,000 is for a grant to the city of Worthington for public infrastructure to support an agricultural-based bioscience training and testing center for incubator firms developing new agricultural processes and products.

Sec. 15.

Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3, as amended by Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 58, and Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 36, is amended to read:

Subd. 3.

Old Cedar Avenue Bridge

2,000,000

For a grant to the city of Bloomington for environmental analysis and review, design, and construction of a multimodal trail connection across or through Long Meadow Lake in the vicinity of the old Cedar Avenue Bridge and for development of a segment of the Minnesota Valley State Trail from Fort Snelling State Park to the Long Meadow Lake crossing to renovate and restore, or to replace, the old Cedar Avenue Bridge for bicycle commuters and recreational users. This appropriation is added to the appropriation in Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 17, subdivision 8, as amended. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale authorization and appropriation of bond proceeds for this project are available until December 31, 2017.

Sec. 16.

Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 16, subdivision 4, as amended by Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 45, is amended to read:

Subd. 4.

Metropolitan Regional Parks and Trails Capital Improvements

(a) Metropolitan Council Priorities 10,500,000

For the cost of improvements and betterments of a capital nature and acquisition by the council and local government units of regional recreational open-space lands in accordance with the council's policy plan as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.147. Priority must be given to park rehabilitation and land acquisition projects. This appropriation must not be used to purchase easements.

(b) Como Zoo 11,000,000

For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip phase 2 renovation of exhibits at the Como Zoo.

(d) Old Cedar Avenue Bridge 1,000,000

For a grant to the city of Bloomington for environmental analysis and review, design, and construction of a multimodal trail connection across or through Long Meadow Lake in the vicinity of the Old Cedar Avenue Bridge and for development of a segment of the Minnesota Valley State Trail from Fort Snelling State Park to the Long Meadow Lake crossing to renovate and restore, or to replace, the old Cedar Avenue Bridge for bicycle commuters and recreational users. The city of Bloomington must consult with the city of Eagan and Dakota County on the renovation project. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale authorization and appropriation of bond proceeds for this project are available until December 31, 2017.

This appropriation is added to the appropriation in Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3, as amended by this act.

(f) Rock Island Bridge Park and Trail Development 1,000,000

For a grant to the city of Inver Grove Heights for park and trail development on the west bank of the Mississippi River in Dakota County at the site of Mississippi River Bridge JAR 5600, commonly known as the Rock Island Bridge. Any park or trails developed with this appropriation must connect with any local, regional, or state trails in the vicinity, and the historic Rock Island Bridge.

(i) Veterans Memorial Parks 2,000,000

For a grant to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to: (1) design and construct an appropriate monument in Sheridan Veterans Memorial Park on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis to memorialize the war service of Minnesota veterans of all wars; and (2) match money provided by Hennepin County to restore the flagpole monument and plaza, and make other infrastructure improvements of a capital nature for the Veterans of World War I Victory Memorial Parkway, consistent with Hennepin County's planned infrastructure improvements.

Sec. 17.

Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 10, is amended to read:

Sec. 10.

ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY

$ 5,659,000

To the commissioner of administration to predesign, design, construct, renovate, furnish, and equip certain existing state data center facilities and decommission certain other existing state data center for the purpose of decommissioning and repurposing or for maximizing capacity and utilization of such facilities.

Sec. 18.

CAPITOL RESTORATION; COLLECTION OF RENT.

Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.24, subdivision 5, paragraph (d), the commissioner of administration shall not collect rent to recover bond interest costs or building depreciation costs for any appropriations utilized for the restoration of the State Capitol campus, between calendar years 2012 and 2017.

Sec. 19.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This act is effective the day following final enactment.

Presented to the governor May 22, 2013

Signed by the governor May 24, 2013, 1:40 p.m.

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