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473.5995 FOOTBALL STADIUM ACCOUNT.

Subdivision 1.Creation.

A football stadium account is created in the special revenue fund in the state treasury. On July 1, 2002, the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission must deposit $500,000 from its cash reserves in the football stadium account.

Subd. 2.Transfer; sale of the Metrodome.

Upon sale of the Metrodome, the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission must transfer the net sales proceeds as follows:

(1) $5,000,000 to Hennepin County to offset expenditures for grants for capital improvement reserves for a ballpark under section 473.757; and

(2) the remainder to the football stadium account to be used to pay debt service on bonds issued to pay for the construction of a football stadium for the Minnesota Vikings.