.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 680, the first unofficial engrossment
(H0680UE1), as follows:
Page 2, delete section 2 and insert:
"Sec. 2. FEDERAL STIMULUS FUNDING; GOAL OF ENERGY PROGRAMS.
1.5 Subdivision 1. Definitions. For the purposes of sections 1 to 8, the following terms
1.6have the meaning given them.
1.7(a) "Act" means the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
1.8(b) "Stimulus funding" or "funding" means funding provided to the state under
1.9the Act for:
1.10(1) Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grants authorized under subtitle E of
1.11title V of the federal Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007;
1.12(2) the Weatherization Assistance Program under part A of title IV of the federal
1.13Energy Conservation and Production Act, United States Code, title 42, section 6861, et.
1.15(3) the State Energy Program authorized under part D of title III of the federal
1.16Energy Policy and Conservation Act, United States Code, title 42, section 6321, et. seq.
1.17 Subd. 2. Stimulus funding allocation and use goals. To the extent allowed
1.18by federal law and regulation and consistent with the purposes and principles of the
1.19act, stimulus funding shall be allocated and expended for activities that best achieve
1.20the following goals:
1.21(1) job retention and creation;
1.22(2) improved energy efficiency and increased renewable energy production capacity;
1.23(3) coordination with and leveraging of other resources to increase the total benefits
1.24derived from stimulus funding;
1.25(4) timely implementation of funded activities;
1.26(5) long-term sustainability of benefits derived from stimulus funds;
1.27(6) geographic distribution across the state; and
2.1(7) compliance with the disadvantaged business enterprise outreach requirements in
2.2section 16C.16, subdivision 4.
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" and insert "prevailing