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HF 2700 - Omnibus Bonding and Budget Amendments - Key Vote

Minnesota Key Votes

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Legislation - Vetoed (Line Item Veto) (Executive) -

Title: Omnibus Bonding and Budget Amendments

Note:

NOTE: THIS BILL WAS SIGNED AFTER A LINE ITEM VETO(S).

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (89-44) - (Key vote)

Title: Omnibus Bonding and Budget Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for capitol improvements.

Highlights:
-Appropriates $1.1 billion from the bond proceeds fund for capitol improvement purposes, which includes, but is not limited to, the following appropriations (Sec. 1):
    -$239.92 million for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; -$126.25 million for Natural Resources; -$156.23 million for Transportation; and -$121.97 million for Employment and Economic Development.
-Authorizes a state bond sale and issuance in the following amounts (Sec. 26):
    -$1 billion for the bond Proceeds Fund; -$$5.78 million for the Maximum Effort School Loan Fund; -$66 million for the Transportation Fund; and -$32.95 million for the Trunk Highway Fund Bond Proceeds Account.
-Requires at least 50 percent of the non-hazardous construction and demolition waste from state construction, renovation, or demolition contracts be recycled (Sec. 33). -Authorizes the Commissioner to make grants to counties, cities, towns, and school districts to "acquire, construct, or renovate public lands and buildings," as long as the Commissioner has determined that at least 30 percent of the total project cost has come from non-state sources, and that "no more than one-third of the amount appropriated by any appropriation act may be granted to any one project" (Sec. 35). -Establishes the following criteria for eligibility of grants (Sec. 35):
    -Applicants must have entered into a joint powers agreement and formed a joint powers board; -Requires that the "acquisition, construction, or renovation of a facility will improve delivery of services and generate savings to applicants operating their buildings and programs;" -Requires the application form to include, not be limited to, the following information:
      -Identification of the facilities; -A plan for the facilities; -A description of how the facilities will improve the delivery of governmental services; -A detailed estimate of the total cost; and -An estimation of when the facilities will be completed; and
    -Gives priority to projects that demonstrate a significant increase in:
      -The improved quality, access, transparency, or level of services to citizens; -Fundamental changes in the delivery of services; -Substantial savings in operating costs; or -A positive return on investment over the life of the facility.
-Establishes the innovative business development public infrastructure grant program, with the purpose of funding capitol costs of public infrastructure for innovative business development funds (Sec. 39).
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (49-17) - (Key vote)

Title: Omnibus Bonding and Budget Amendments

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that appropriates funds for capitol improvements.

Highlights:
-Appropriates $1.1 billion from the bond proceeds fund for capitol improvement purposes, which includes, but is not limited to, the following appropriations (Sec. 1):
    -$239.92 million for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; -$126.25 million for Natural Resources; -$156.23 million for Transportation; and -$121.97 million for Employment and Economic Development.
-Authorizes a state bond sale and issuance in the following amounts (Sec. 26):
    -$1 billion for the bond Proceeds Fund; -$$5.78 million for the Maximum Effort School Loan Fund; -$66 million for the Transportation Fund; and -$32.95 million for the Trunk Highway Fund Bond Proceeds Account.
-Requires at least 50 percent of the non-hazardous construction and demolition waste from state construction, renovation, or demolition contracts be recycled (Sec. 33). -Authorizes the Commissioner to make grants to counties, cities, towns, and school districts to "acquire, construct, or renovate public lands and buildings," as long as the Commissioner has determined that at least 30 percent of the total project cost has come from non-state sources, and that "no more than one-third of the amount appropriated by any appropriation act may be granted to any one project" (Sec. 35). -Establishes the following criteria for eligibility of grants (Sec. 35):
    -Applicants must have entered into a joint powers agreement and formed a joint powers board; -Requires that the "acquisition, construction, or renovation of a facility will improve delivery of services and generate savings to applicants operating their buildings and programs;" -Requires the application form to include, not be limited to, the following information:
      -Identification of the facilities; -A plan for the facilities; -A description of how the facilities will improve the delivery of governmental services; -A detailed estimate of the total cost; and -An estimation of when the facilities will be completed; and
    -Gives priority to projects that demonstrate a significant increase in:
      -The improved quality, access, transparency, or level of services to citizens; -Fundamental changes in the delivery of services; -Substantial savings in operating costs; or -A positive return on investment over the life of the facility.
-Establishes the innovative business development public infrastructure grant program, with the purpose of funding capitol costs of public infrastructure for innovative business development funds (Sec. 39).
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (47-19) -

Title: Omnibus Bonding and Budget Amendments

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (85-46) -
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (House) (125-0) -

Title: Omnibus Bonding and Budget Amendments

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (53-13) -

Title: Omnibus Bonding and Budget Amendments

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (92-37) -

Title: Omnibus Bonding and Budget Amendments

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Omnibus Bonding and Budget Amendments

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Larry Howes (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bev Scalze (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Loren A. Solberg (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
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