16A.725 Health impact fund and fund reimbursements.
Subdivision 1. Health impact fund. There is created in the state treasury a health impact fund to which must be credited all revenue from the health impact fee under section 256.9658 and any floor stocks fee enacted into law.
Subd. 2. Certified tobacco expenditures. By April 30 of each year, the commissioner of human services shall certify to the commissioner of finance the state share, by fund, of tobacco use attributable costs for the previous fiscal year in Minnesota health care programs, including medical assistance, general assistance medical care, and MinnesotaCare, or other applicable expenditures.
Subd. 3. Fund reimbursements. (a) Each fiscal year, the commissioner of finance shall first transfer from the health impact fund to the general fund an amount sufficient to offset the general fund cost of the certified expenditures under subdivision 2 or the balance of the fund, whichever is less.
(b) If any balance remains in the health impact fund after the transfer in paragraph (a), the commissioner of finance shall transfer to the health care access fund the amount sufficient to offset the health care access fund cost of the certified expenditures in subdivision 2, or the balance of the fund, whichever is less.
HIST: 1Sp2005 c 4 art 4 s 1
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