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This document represents the act as presented to the governor. The version passed by the legislature is the final engrossment. It does not represent the official 2017 session law, which will be available here summer 2017.

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CHAPTER 72--H.F.No. 2287

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; APPROPRIATION.

The amounts in this section are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of corrections in fiscal year 2018 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, 2018:

(1) for sentence-to-service and community work service claims under $7,000 and other claims already paid by the department, $965;

(2) for payment to Philip Berg for permanent injuries to his right ring finger while performing assigned duties at Minnesota Correctional Facility - Stillwater, $1,125;

(3) for payment to Kurt Bird for permanent injuries to his right index finger while performing assigned duties at Minnesota Correctional Facility - Stillwater, $9,350;

(4) for payment to Eloy Cantu for permanent injuries to his right leg while performing assigned duties at Minnesota Correctional Facility - Stillwater and payment to medical providers for his treatment, $3,729.79;

(5) for payment to medical providers for treatment of James Comstock who was injured performing assigned duties at Minnesota Correctional Facility - Stillwater, $4,209.30;

(6) for payment to Joseph Kamm for permanent injuries to his right thumb while performing assigned duties at Minnesota Correctional Facility - Faribault, $3,750;

(7) for payment to Clinton Karnes for permanent injuries to his left ankle while at Minnesota Correctional Facility - Stillwater, $3,000;

(8) for payment to Mark Knudsen for permanent injuries to his left ring finger while performing assigned duties at Minnesota Correctional Facility - Togo, $750; and

(9) for payment to Colten Rosendahl for permanent injuries to his left thumb while performing assigned duties at Minnesota Correctional Facility - Moose Lake, $9,350.

Presented to the governor May 17, 2017

Signed by the governor May 20, 2017, 3:43 p.m.

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