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HF 1752 - Authorizes Bonds for Construction Works - Key Vote

Minnesota Key Votes

Ron Shimanski voted Yea (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Bonds for Construction Works

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (97-33) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Bonds for Construction Works

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that authorizes the appropriation of funds from bond proceeds for public works.

Highlights:
  • Requires the commissioner of management and budget to sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $525.86 million in order to fund this act, some of which is appropriated as follows (Secs. 2, 3, 7, 12, 13, 16, 21, & 26):
    • $64.06 million to the University of Minnesota;
    • $132.13 million to the Minnesota state colleges and universities system;
    • $30 million for flood hazard mitigation grants;
    • $44 million to restoring the state Capitol building;
    • $78.5 million to the Department of Employment and Economic Development, $50 million of which is for business development through capital project grants;
    • $4 million to the Minnesota zoological garden;
    • $49.4 million to transportation projects, $30 million of which are for local bridge replacement and rehabilitation; and
    • $13.5 million to the Austin Port Authority for construction of a research and technology center.
  • Requires the commissioner of management and budget to report to legislative committees on the jobs created and retained as a result of capital project funding by the state (Sec. 28).
  • Establishes the transportation economic development infrastructure program to “finance infrastructure,  create economic development opportunities, jobs, and improve all types of transportation systems  statewide” (Sec. 33).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (45-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Bonds for Construction Works

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the appropriation of funds from bond proceeds for public works.

Highlights:
  • Requires the commissioner of management and budget to sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $525.86 million in order to fund this act, some of which is appropriated as follows (Secs. 2, 3, 7, 12, 13, 16, 21 & 26):
    • $64.06 million to the University of Minnesota;
    • $132.13 million to the Minnesota state colleges and universities system;
    • $30 million for flood hazard mitigation grants;
    • $44 million to restoring the state Capitol building;
    • $78.5 million to the Department of Employment and Economic Development, $50 million of which is for business development through capital project grants;
    • $4 million to the Minnesota zoological garden;
    • $49.4 million to transportation projects, $30 million of which are for local bridge replacement and rehabilitation; and
    • $13.5 million to the Austin Port Authority for construction of a research and technology center.
  • Requires the commissioner of management and budget to report to legislative committees on the jobs created and retained as a result of capital project funding by the state (Sec. 28).
  • Establishes the transportation economic development infrastructure program to “finance infrastructure,  create economic development opportunities, jobs, and improve all types of transportation systems  statewide” (Sec. 33).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (99-32) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Bonds for Construction Works

Sponsors

  • Gregory M. 'Greg' Davids (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry Howes (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry Howes (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Morrie Lanning (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Bev Scalze (MN - D) (Out Of Office)

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