1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1684, the second engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 113, after line 13, insert:

1.3    "Sec. 85. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 473.386, is amended by adding a subdivision
1.4to read:
1.5    Subd. 9. Forecasted funding. (a) For purposes of this subdivision, "biennium" and
1.6"fiscal year" have the meanings given in section 16A.011, subdivisions 6 and 14, respectively.
1.7(b) In each February and November forecast of state revenues and expenditures under
1.8section 16A.103, the commissioner of management and budget must incorporate a state
1.9obligation from the general fund for the annual net costs to the council to implement the
1.10special transportation service under this section. Notwithstanding section 16A.11, subdivision
1.113, the appropriation base in each fiscal year of the upcoming biennium is as determined in
1.12this subdivision.
1.13(c) The commissioner must determine net costs under paragraph (b) as:
1.14(1) the amount necessary to:
1.15(i) maintain service levels accounting for expected demand, including service area, hours
1.16of service, ride scheduling requirements, and fares per council policy;
1.17(ii) maintain the general existing condition of the special transportation service bus fleet,
1.18including bus maintenance and replacement; and
1.19(iii) meet the requirements of this section; plus
1.20(2) the amount of forecast adjustments, as determined by the commissioner of
1.21management and budget in consultation with the council, necessary to match (i) actual
1.22special transportation service program costs in the prior fiscal year, and (ii) adjusted program
2.1costs forecasted for the second year of the current biennium, for a forecast prepared in the
2.2first year of the biennium; less
2.3(3) funds identified for the special transportation service from nonstate sources.
2.4(d) In conjunction with each February and November forecast, the council must submit
2.5a financial review of the special transportation service to the chairs and ranking minority
2.6members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over transportation policy and
2.7finance and to the commissioner of management and budget. At a minimum, the financial
2.8review must include:
2.9(1) a summary of special transportation service sources of funds and expenditures for
2.10the prior two fiscal years and each fiscal year of the forecast period, which must include:
2.11(i) a breakout by expenditures categories; and
2.12(ii) information that is sufficient to identify a conversion between state fiscal years and
2.13the fiscal years of the council;
2.14(2) details on cost assumptions used in the forecast;
2.15(3) information on ridership and farebox recovery rates for the prior two fiscal years
2.16and each fiscal year of the forecast period;
2.17(4) identification of the amount of appropriations necessary for any forecast adjustments
2.18as identified under paragraph (c), clause (2); and
2.19(5) information as prescribed by the commissioner.
2.20EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION.This section is effective July 1, 2021, and
2.21applies beginning with the November 2022 forecast for each biennium beginning on or after
2.22July 1, 2023. This section applies in the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin,
2.23Ramsey, Scott, and Washington."
2.24Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.25Amend the title accordingly