1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 3449 as follows:
1.2Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

1.3    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.85, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
1.4    Subd. 3. Membership. The commission consists of five seven members of the
1.5senate appointed by the Subcommittee on Committees of the Committee on Rules and
1.6Administration and five seven members of the house of representatives appointed by
1.7the speaker. No more than five members from each chamber may be from the majority
1.8caucus in that chamber. Members shall be appointed at the commencement of each regular
1.9session of the legislature for a two-year term beginning January 16 of the first year of the
1.10regular session. Members continue to serve until their successors are appointed. Vacancies
1.11that occur while the legislature is in session shall be filled like regular appointments. If the
1.12legislature is not in session, senate vacancies shall be filled by the last Subcommittee on
1.13Committees of the senate Committee on Rules and Administration or other appointing
1.14authority designated by the senate rules, and house of representatives vacancies shall be
1.15filled by the last speaker of the house, or if the speaker is not available, by the last chair of
1.16the house of representatives Rules Committee.

1.17    Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.9225, subdivision 5, is amended to read:
1.18    Subd. 5. Powers. The council may contract in its own name, but no money shall be
1.19accepted or received as a loan nor indebtedness incurred except as otherwise provided by
1.20law. Contracts shall be approved by a majority of the members of the council and executed
1.21by the chair and the executive director. The council may apply for, receive, and expend in
1.22its own name grants and gifts of money consistent with the power and duties specified
1.23in subdivisions 1 to 7. The council may solicit and accept payments for advertising,
1.24use of exhibition space, or commemorative videos or other items in connection with
1.25publications, events, media productions, and informational programs that are sponsored
1.26by the council. These revenues must be deposited in an account in the special revenue
2.1fund and are appropriated to the council to defray costs of publications, events, media
2.2productions, or informational programs consistent with the powers and duties specified in
2.3subdivisions 1 to 7. The council may not publish advertising or provide exhibition space
2.4for any elected official or candidate for elective office.
2.5The council shall appoint an executive director who is experienced in administrative
2.6activities and familiar with the problems and needs of Black people. The council may
2.7delegate to the executive director powers and duties under subdivisions 1 to 7 which do
2.8not require council approval. The executive director serves in the unclassified service and
2.9may be removed at any time by the council. The executive director shall recommend to the
2.10council, and the council may appoint the appropriate staff necessary to carry out its duties.
2.11Staff members serve in the unclassified service. The commissioner of administration shall
2.12provide the council with necessary administrative services.

2.14The outdoor heritage fund, the clean water fund, the parks and trails fund, and the
2.15arts and cultural heritage fund, established in the Minnesota Constitution, article XI,
2.16section 15, must each pay the legislative auditor for costs incurred by the legislative
2.17auditor to examine financial activities related to each fund. The legislative auditor shall
2.18provide cost data to the commissioner of management and budget to determine the amount
2.19of the required payments. The amount required to make these payments is appropriated
2.20from each fund for payments to the legislative auditor under this section. Amounts
2.21received by the legislative auditor under this section are appropriated to the legislative
2.22auditor for purposes of examining financial activities related to each fund. The legislative
2.23auditor shall report by January 15 each year to the chairs and ranking minority members of
2.24the house of representatives and senate funding divisions with jurisdiction over the office
2.25of the legislative auditor and the funds established in the Minnesota Constitution, article
2.26XI, section 15, on past and projected future expenditure of funds under this section.

2.27    Sec. 4. [10.61] TWO-SIDED PRINTING.
2.28A printer operated by an entity in the state executive, legislative, or judicial branch
2.29must be configured so that the default print option is for two-sided printing if it is feasible
2.30to set two-sided printing as the default.

2.31    Sec. 5. [16A.0561] MAPPED DATA ON EXPENDITURES.
2.32(a) Data on expenditure of money from the funds as specified under sections
2.333.303, subdivision 10, and 116P.08, may, if practicable, be made available on the Web
3.1in a manner that allows the public to obtain information about a project receiving an
3.2appropriation by clicking on a map. To the extent feasible, the map should include or link
3.3to information about each project, including, but not limited to, the location, the name
3.4of the entity receiving the appropriation, the source of the appropriation, the amount of
3.5money received, and a general statement of the purpose of the appropriation.
3.6(b) If requested, the Legislative Coordinating Commission may, to the extent
3.7practicable, provide relevant executive branch agencies with public geospatial data that it
3.8receives for its Web site required under section 3.303, subdivision 10. The commissioner
3.9may make this information available to the public in a similar manner as information
3.10provided under paragraph (a).
3.11(c) In creating plans for public expenditures from all geographically locatable or
3.12project based appropriations, prospective budget and project planning should consider
3.13geographic and data reporting that would facilitate the goals of this section.

3.14    Sec. 6. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.275, is amended to read:
3.16    Subdivision 1. If $250, daily. Deposit receipts. Except as otherwise provided by
3.17law, an agency shall deposit receipts totaling $250 $1,000 or more in the state treasury
3.18daily. The depositing agency shall send a report to the commissioner on the disposition of
3.19receipts since the last report. The commissioner shall credit the deposits received during a
3.20month to the proper funds not later than the first day of the next month.
3.21Notwithstanding the general rule stated above, the commissioner of revenue is not
3.22required to make daily deposits if (1) the volume of tax receipts cannot be processed daily
3.23with available resources, or (2) receipts cannot be immediately identified for posting to
3.25    Subd. 2. Exception. The commissioner may authorize an agency to deposit
3.26receipts totaling $250 $1,000 or more less frequently than daily for those locations where
3.27the agency furnishes documentation to the commissioner that the cost of making daily
3.28deposits exceeds the lost interest earnings and the risk of loss or theft of the receipts.

3.29    Sec. 7. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16B.24, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
3.30    Subd. 3. Disposal of old buildings. (a) Upon request from the head of an agency
3.31with control of a state-owned building with an estimated market value of less than
3.32$50,000, as determined by the commissioner, the commissioner may sell, demolish, or
3.33otherwise dispose of the building if the commissioner determines that the building is no
3.34longer used or is a fire or safety hazard.
4.1The commissioner, (b) Upon request of the head of an agency which has with control
4.2of a state-owned building which is no longer used or which is a fire or safety hazard, shall,
4.3with an estimated market value of $50,000 or more, as determined by the commissioner,
4.4the commissioner may sell, demolish, or otherwise dispose of the building after
4.5determining that the building is no longer used or is a fire or safety hazard and obtaining
4.6approval of the chairs of the senate Finance Committee and house of representatives Ways
4.7and Means Committee, sell, wreck, or otherwise dispose of the building.
4.8(c) In the event a sale is made under this subdivision, the proceeds shall be deposited
4.9in the proper account or in the general fund provided by law. If there is no requirement in
4.10law specifying how proceeds must be deposited other than section 16A.72, the proceeds
4.11must be deposited in the account from which the appropriation to acquire or construct the
4.12building was made. If the account from which the appropriation was made cannot be
4.13identified or has been terminated, the proceeds must be deposited in the general fund.

4.15(a) The Department of Administration shall ensure optimum efficiency and economy
4.16in the fleet management activities of all state agencies. The department must:
4.17(1) maintain a current fleet management inventory and maintenance cost accounting
4.18system that includes all state-owned or leased motor vehicles;
4.19(2) develop uniform state policies and guidelines for vehicle acquisition,
4.20replacement, use, fuel, maintenance, and recording of operational and other costs; and
4.21(3) study the cost-effectiveness of consolidating or privatizing the state vehicle fleet
4.22or sections of the state vehicle fleet, including documenting the current status of fleet
4.23consolidation or privatization and assessing the cost-effectiveness of further consolidation
4.24or privatization of the state vehicle fleet.
4.25(b) When requested by the governor or the legislature, the department must submit
4.26information detailing the costs associated with fleet operations based upon a statewide
4.27uniform cost accounting system.
4.28(c) State agencies authorized by the Department of Administration may operate
4.29a vehicle fleet management program. Each such agency shall assign a fleet manager
4.30who shall operate the agency's fleet program in accordance with policies and guidelines
4.31established by the Department of Administration.
4.32(d) Each fleet manager must review the use of state-owned or leased vehicles within
4.33their agency at least annually to determine whether vehicle utilization meets best practices
4.34criteria as determined by the Department of Administration.

5.1    Sec. 9. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16C.08, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
5.2    Subd. 4. Reports. (a) The commissioner shall submit to the governor, the chairs and
5.3ranking minority members of the house of representatives Ways and Means and senate
5.4Finance Committees, and the Legislative Reference Library a yearly listing of all contracts
5.5for professional or technical services executed. The report must identify the contractor,
5.6contract amount, duration, and services to be provided. The commissioner shall also issue
5.7yearly reports summarizing the contract review activities of the department by fiscal year.
5.8    (b) The fiscal year report must be submitted by September 1 of each year and must:
5.9    (1) be sorted by agency and by contractor;
5.10    (2) show the aggregate value of contracts issued by each agency and issued to each
5.12    (3) distinguish between contracts that are being issued for the first time and contracts
5.13that are being extended;
5.14    (4) state the termination date of each contract;
5.15    (5) identify services by commodity code, including topics such as contracts for
5.16training, contracts for research and opinions, and contracts for computer systems; and
5.17    (6) identify which contracts were awarded without following the solicitation process
5.18in this chapter because it was determined that there was only a single source for the
5.20    (c) Within 30 days of final completion of a contract over $50,000 $25,000 covered
5.21by this subdivision, the head of the agency entering into the contract must submit a
5.22one-page report to the commissioner who must make the report publicly available online
5.23and submit a copy to the Legislative Reference Library. The report must:
5.24    (1) summarize the purpose of the contract, including why it was necessary to enter
5.25into a contract;
5.26    (2) state the amount spent on the contract;
5.27    (3) if the contract was awarded without following the solicitation process in this
5.28chapter because it was determined that there was only a single source for the services,
5.29explain why the agency determined there was only a single source for the services; and
5.30    (4) include a written performance evaluation of the work done under the contract.
5.31The evaluation must include an appraisal of the contractor's timeliness, quality, cost, and
5.32overall performance in meeting the terms and objectives of the contract. Contractors may
5.33request copies of evaluations prepared under this subdivision and may respond in writing.
5.34Contractor responses must be maintained with the contract file.
5.35EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective July 1, 2011, and applies to contracts
5.36completed on or after that date.

6.1    Sec. 10. Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 16E.02, subdivision 1, is
6.2amended to read:
6.3    Subdivision 1. Office management and structure. (a) The chief information officer
6.4is appointed by the governor. The chief information officer serves in the unclassified
6.5service at the pleasure of the governor. The chief information officer must have experience
6.6leading enterprise-level information technology organizations. The chief information
6.7officer is the state's chief information officer and information and telecommunications
6.8technology advisor to the governor.
6.9(b) The chief information officer may appoint other employees of the office.
6.10The staff of the office must include individuals knowledgeable in information and
6.11telecommunications technology systems and services and individuals with specialized
6.12training in information security and accessibility.
6.13(c) The chief information officer shall appoint a Webmaster responsible for the
6.14supervision and development of state Web sites under the control of the office including,
6.15but not limited to, Web sites maintained under section 16E.07. The Webmaster shall
6.16ensure that these Web sites are maintained in an easily accessible format that is consistent
6.17throughout state government and are consistent with the accessibility standards developed
6.18under section 16E.03, subdivision 9. The Webmaster shall provide assistance and
6.19guidance consistent with the requirements of this paragraph to other state agencies for the
6.20maintenance of other Web sites not under the direct control of the office.

6.21    Sec. 11. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16E.04, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
6.22    Subd. 2. Responsibilities. (a) In addition to other activities prescribed by law, the
6.23office shall carry out the duties set out in this subdivision.
6.24    (b) The office shall develop and establish a state information architecture to ensure:
6.25(1) that state agency development and purchase of information and communications
6.26systems, equipment, and services is designed to ensure that individual agency information
6.27systems complement and do not needlessly duplicate or conflict with the systems of other
6.28agencies; and
6.29(2) enhanced public access to data can be provided consistent with standards
6.30developed under section 16E.05, subdivision 4.
6.31When state agencies have need for the same or similar public data, the chief information
6.32officer, in coordination with the affected agencies, shall manage the most efficient and
6.33cost-effective method of producing and storing data for or sharing data between those
6.34agencies. The development of this information architecture must include the establishment
7.1of standards and guidelines to be followed by state agencies. The office shall ensure
7.2compliance with the architecture.
7.3    (c) The office shall assist state agencies in the planning and management of
7.4information systems so that an individual information system reflects and supports the
7.5state agency's mission and the state's requirements and functions. The office shall review
7.6and approve agency technology plans to ensure consistency with enterprise information
7.7and telecommunications technology strategy. By January 15 of each year, the chief
7.8information officer must report to the chairs and the ranking minority members of
7.9the legislative committees and divisions with jurisdiction over the office regarding the
7.10assistance provided under this paragraph. The report must include a listing of agencies
7.11that have developed or are developing plans under this paragraph.
7.12    (d) The office shall review and approve agency requests for funding for the
7.13development or purchase of information systems equipment or software before the
7.14requests may be included in the governor's budget.
7.15    (e) The office shall review major purchases of information systems equipment to:
7.16    (1) ensure that the equipment follows the standards and guidelines of the state
7.17information architecture;
7.18    (2) ensure the agency's proposed purchase reflects a cost-effective policy regarding
7.19volume purchasing; and
7.20    (3) ensure that the equipment is consistent with other systems in other state agencies
7.21so that data can be shared among agencies, unless the office determines that the agency
7.22purchasing the equipment has special needs justifying the inconsistency.
7.23    (f) The office shall review the operation of information systems by state agencies
7.24and ensure that these systems are operated efficiently and securely and continually meet
7.25the standards and guidelines established by the office. The standards and guidelines must
7.26emphasize uniformity that is cost-effective for the enterprise, that encourages information
7.27interchange, open systems environments, and portability of information whenever
7.28practicable and consistent with an agency's authority and chapter 13.
7.29    (g) The office shall conduct a comprehensive review at least every three years of
7.30the information systems investments that have been made by state agencies and higher
7.31education institutions. The review must include recommendations on any information
7.32systems applications that could be provided in a more cost-beneficial manner by an outside
7.33source. The office must report the results of its review to the legislature and the governor.

7.34    Sec. 12. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16E.05, is amended by adding a subdivision
7.35to read:
8.1    Subd. 4. Standards for transparency. The chief information officer shall develop
8.2standards to enhance public access to electronic data maintained by state government,
8.3consistent with the requirements of chapter 13. The standards must ensure that:
8.4(1) the state information architecture facilitates public access to agency data;
8.5(2) publicly available data is managed using an approved state metadata model; and
8.6(3) all geospatial data conform to an approved state geocode model.

8.7    Sec. 13. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 43A.50, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
8.8    Subd. 2. Registration. (a) A federated funding organization shall apply to the
8.9commissioner by March 1 in order to be eligible to participate in the state employee
8.10combined charities campaign for that year.
8.11(b) A federated funding organization must apply in the form prescribed by the
8.12commissioner and shall provide the following:
8.13(1) assurance of tax exempt status for the federated funding organization and each of
8.14the charitable agencies identified by the federated funding organization as an affiliated
8.16(2) assurance of proper registration with the attorney general of Minnesota to solicit
8.17contributions in the state of Minnesota for the federated funding organization and each of
8.18the charitable agencies identified by the federated funding organization as an affiliated
8.19agency. A copy of the registration letter in effect at the time of application for the state
8.20employee combined charities campaign must be available upon request;
8.21(3) an affidavit signed by a duly constituted officer of the federated funding
8.22organization attesting to the fact that the federated funding organization and its affiliated
8.23agencies are in compliance with each of the provisions of this section;
8.24(4) a list of the board of directors or local advisory board for the federated funding
8.25organization which identifies the members who live or work in Minnesota and contiguous
8.27(5) a list of the name and business address of each affiliated agency the federated
8.28funding organization supports;
8.29(6) a list of any related organizations, as defined in section 317A.011, subdivision 18;
8.30(7) the total contributions received in the organization's accounting year last
8.31reported and, from those contributions, the amounts expended by the federated funding
8.32organization for management and general costs and for fund-raising costs and the amount
8.33distributed to the affiliated agencies, programs, and designated agencies it supports; and
8.34(8) a fee of $100, or ten percent of the funds raised from state employees in
8.35the previous campaign, whichever is less. The fee for an organization which did not
9.1participate in the previous year's state employee campaign is $100. These fees shall
9.2be deposited into an account in the special revenue fund and are appropriated to the
9.3commissioner to be expended with the approval of the Combined Charities Board in
9.4section 43A.04 for costs associated with administering the annual campaign.
9.5The commissioner may require submission of additional information needed to
9.6determine compliance with the provisions of this chapter.
9.7(c) The commissioner shall register or not register the application of an organization
9.8and shall notify the organization of the decision by May 1. An organization whose
9.9application is denied has ten calendar days after receiving notice of the denial to appeal
9.10the decision or file an amended application correcting the deficiency. The commissioner
9.11shall register or not register the organization within ten calendar days after receiving the
9.12appeal or amended application. If registration is denied a second time, the organization
9.13may appeal within five calendar days after receiving notice of the denial. A hearing
9.14shall be scheduled by the commissioner and shall be held within 15 calendar days after
9.15receiving notice of the appeal. The parties may mutually agree to a later date. The
9.16provisions of chapter 14 do not apply to the hearing. The hearing shall be conducted in
9.17a manner considered appropriate by the commissioner. The commissioner shall make a
9.18determination within five calendar days after the hearing has been completed.
9.19(d) Only organizations that are approved may participate in the state employee
9.20combined charities campaign for the year of approval and only contributions to approved
9.21organizations may be deducted from an employee's pay pursuant to section 16A.134.

9.22    Sec. 14. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 79.34, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
9.23    Subdivision 1. Conditions requiring membership. The nonprofit association
9.24known as the Workers' Compensation Reinsurance Association may be incorporated under
9.25chapter 317A with all the powers of a corporation formed under that chapter, except that
9.26if the provisions of that chapter are inconsistent with sections 79.34 to 79.40, sections
9.2779.34 to 79.40 govern. Each insurer as defined by section 79.01, subdivision 2, shall, as
9.28a condition of its authority to transact workers' compensation insurance in this state, be
9.29a member of the reinsurance association and is bound by the plan of operation of the
9.30reinsurance association; provided, that all affiliated insurers within a holding company
9.31system as defined in chapter 60D are considered a single entity for purposes of the exercise
9.32of all rights and duties of membership in the reinsurance association. Each self-insurer
9.33approved under section 176.181 and each political subdivision that self-insures shall, as a
9.34condition of its authority to self-insure workers' compensation liability in this state, be a
9.35member of the reinsurance association and is bound by its plan of operation; provided that:
10.1(1) all affiliated companies within a holding company system, as determined by
10.2the commissioner of labor and industry in a manner consistent with the standards and
10.3definitions in chapter 60D, are considered a single entity for purposes of the exercise of all
10.4rights and duties of membership in the reinsurance association; and
10.5(2) all group self-insurers granted authority to self-insure pursuant to section
10.6176.181 are considered single entities for purposes of the exercise of all the rights and
10.7duties of membership in the reinsurance association. As a condition of its authority to
10.8self-insure workers' compensation liability, and for losses incurred after December 31,
10.91983, the state is a member of the reinsurance association and is bound by its plan of
10.10operation. The commissioner of management and budget administration represents
10.11the state in the exercise of all the rights and duties of membership in the reinsurance
10.12association. The amounts necessary to pay the state's premiums required for coverage by
10.13the Workers' Compensation Reinsurance Association are appropriated from the general
10.14fund to the commissioner of management and budget administration. The University
10.15of Minnesota shall pay its portion of workers' compensation reinsurance premiums
10.16directly to the Workers' Compensation Reinsurance Association. For the purposes of
10.17this section, "state" means the administrative branch of state government, the legislative
10.18branch, the judicial branch, the University of Minnesota, and any other entity whose
10.19workers' compensation liability is paid from the state revolving fund. The commissioner
10.20of management and budget may calculate, prorate, and charge a department or agency
10.21the portion of premiums paid to the reinsurance association for employees who are
10.22paid wholly or in part by federal funds, dedicated funds, or special revenue funds. The
10.23reinsurance association is not a state agency. Actions of the reinsurance association and its
10.24board of directors and actions of the commissioner of labor and industry with respect to
10.25the reinsurance association are not subject to chapters 13 and 15. All property owned by
10.26the association is exempt from taxation. The reinsurance association is not obligated to
10.27make any payments or pay any assessments to any funds or pools established pursuant to
10.28this chapter or chapter 176 or any other law.
10.29EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.

10.30    Sec. 15. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 115A.15, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
10.31    Subd. 4. Staff. The commissioner of administration shall may employ an
10.32administrator to manage the resource recovery program and other staff and consultants
10.33as are necessary to carry out the program.

10.34    Sec. 16. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 115A.15, subdivision 9, is amended to read:
11.1    Subd. 9. Recycling goal. By December 31, 1996, the commissioner shall recycle
11.2at least 60 percent by weight of the solid waste generated by state offices and other state
11.3operations located in the metropolitan area The goal of the resource recovery program
11.4is to recycle at least 60 percent of the solid waste generated by state offices and other
11.5state operations. By March 1 of each year, the commissioner shall report to the Pollution
11.6Control Agency the estimated recycling rates by county for state offices and other state
11.7operations in the metropolitan area for the previous calendar year. The Pollution Control
11.8Agency shall incorporate these figures into the reports submitted by the counties under
11.9section 115A.557, subdivision 3, to determine each county's progress toward the goal in
11.10section 115A.551, subdivision 2.
11.11Each state agency in the metropolitan area shall work to meet the recycling goal
11.12individually. If the goal is not met by an agency, the commissioner shall notify that
11.13agency that the goal has not been met and the reasons the goal has not been met and shall
11.14provide information to the employees in the agency regarding recycling opportunities and
11.15expectations The commissioner shall provide agencies with their performance against the
11.16goal along with information about recycling opportunities to increase their performance.

11.17    Sec. 17. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 115A.15, subdivision 10, is amended to read:
11.18    Subd. 10. Materials recovery facility; materials collection; waste audits. (a) The
11.19commissioner of the Department of Administration shall establish a central materials
11.20recovery facility to manage recyclable materials collected from state offices and other state
11.21operations in the metropolitan area. The facility must be located as close as practicable to
11.22the State Capitol complex and must be large enough to accommodate temporary storage
11.23of recyclable materials collected from state offices and other state operations in the
11.24metropolitan area and the processing of those materials for market.
11.25(b) The commissioner shall establish a recyclable materials collection and
11.26transportation system for state offices and other state operations in the metropolitan area
11.27that will maximize the types and amount of materials collected and the number of state
11.28offices and other state operations served, and will minimize barriers to effective and
11.29efficient collection, transportation, and marketing of recyclable materials.
11.30(c) The commissioner shall may perform regular audits on the solid waste and
11.31recyclable materials collected to identify materials upon which to focus waste reduction,
11.32reuse, and recycling activities and to measure:
11.33(1) progress made toward the recycling goal in subdivision 9;
11.34(2) progress made to reduce waste generation; and
11.35(3) potential for additional waste reduction, reuse, and recycling.
12.1(d) The commissioner may contract with private entities for the activities required in
12.2this subdivision if the commissioner determines that it would be cost-effective to do so.

12.3    Sec. 18. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 318.02, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
12.4    Subdivision 1. Definition. The term "declaration of trust" as used in this section
12.5means the declaration of trust, business trust instrument, trust indenture, contract of
12.6custodianship, or other instrument pursuant to which such association is organized. Every
12.7such association organized after April 20, 1961, for the purpose of transacting business
12.8in this state shall, prior to transacting any business in this state, file in the Office of the
12.9Secretary of State a true and correct copy of the "declaration of trust" under which the
12.10association proposes to conduct its business. The copy shall also contain a statement that
12.11the true and correct copy of the "declaration of trust" is being filed in the Office of the
12.12Secretary of State of the state of Minnesota pursuant to this chapter and shall also include
12.13the full name and street address of an agent of the business trust in this state. That agent
12.14shall be the agent for service of process which shall be made pursuant to the provisions
12.15of section 543.08. The "declaration of trust" may provide that the duration of such
12.16association shall be perpetual. Upon the filing of the copy of the "declaration of trust," and
12.17the payment of a filing fee of $150 to the secretary of state, the secretary of state shall issue
12.18to such association, or to the trustees named in the said "declaration of trust," or to the
12.19persons or parties to the "declaration of trust," a certificate showing that such "declaration
12.20of trust" has been duly filed; whereupon, such association in its name shall be authorized
12.21to transact business in this state; provided that all other applicable laws have been
12.22complied with. The "declaration of trust" may be amended as provided in the "declaration
12.23of trust" or in any amendments thereto but a true and correct copy of all amendments to the
12.24"declaration of trust," shall be filed in the Office of the Secretary of State upon the payment
12.25of a filing fee of $50 to the secretary of state and all amendments shall become effective at
12.26the time of said filing. When such copy of the "declaration of trust" and any amendments
12.27thereto shall have been filed in the Office of the Secretary of State it shall constitute public
12.28notice as to the purposes and manner of the business to be engaged in by such association.

12.29    Sec. 19. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 557.01, is amended to read:
12.31Any nonresident person or corporation owning or claiming any interest or lien in
12.32or upon lands in the state may file with the secretary of state a writing, executed and
12.33acknowledged in the manner of a conveyance, appointing a resident agent, whose place
12.34of residence shall be stated, to accept service of process or summons in any action or
13.1proceeding in the courts of the state concerning such interest or lien, except actions or
13.2proceedings for the collection of taxes, and consenting that service of such process or
13.3summons upon such agent shall be binding upon the person executing the same. Such
13.4writing shall be recorded by the secretary. No service by publication of summons shall
13.5be made upon any such nonresident who has complied with the provisions hereof, but in
13.6all such cases service of such process or summons, or of any writ or notice in the action
13.7or proceedings, shall be made upon such agent in the manner provided by law for such
13.8service upon residents of the state, and have the same effect as personal service within
13.9the state upon such owner or claimant; but, if such party appears by attorneys therein, the
13.10service of papers shall thereafter be upon such attorney. The authority of such agent
13.11may be revoked by writing similarly executed and acknowledged and recorded, but no
13.12revocation shall affect any action or proceeding then pending. For filing and recording
13.13such papers the secretary shall be entitled to 15 cents for each folio The fee for each filing
13.14made under this section is $50.

13.15    Sec. 20. Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 35, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
13.16    Subdivision 1. Grants authorized. Within the limits of available appropriations,
13.17the commissioner shall make grants to counties, cities, towns, and school districts to
13.18acquire, construct, or renovate public land and buildings and other public improvements
13.19of a capital nature for cooperative facilities to be owned and operated by the grantees.

13.22(a) The Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota is requested
13.23to study:
13.24(1) the feasibility of dividing the state's general fund revenue account among
13.25community financial institutions and transferring the state's major and minor accounts to
13.26community financial institutions in order to ensure that state money benefits Minnesota
13.28(2) the potential economic benefit of transferring all major and minor accounts
13.29to community financial institutions; and
13.30(3) the potential economic benefit to governmental entities as defined by Minnesota
13.31Statutes, section 118A.01, subdivision 2, from an increase in their use of community
13.32financial institutions as defined in clause (1).
13.33(b) The results of the study must be reported to the legislature by December 1, 2010.
14.1For purposes of this section, "community financial institution" means a federally
14.2insured bank or credit union, chartered as a bank or credit union by the state of
14.3Minnesota or the United States, that is headquartered in Minnesota and has no more than
14.4$2,500,000,000 in assets.

14.6By January 15, 2011, the chief information officer shall report to the chairs and
14.7ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over the
14.8Office of Enterprise Technology regarding the development of the standards to enhance
14.9public access to data required under Minnesota Statutes, section 16E.05, subdivision 4.
14.10The report must describe the process for development of the standards, including the
14.11opportunity provided for public comment, and specify the components of the standards
14.12that have been implemented, including a description of the level of public use of the new
14.13opportunities for data access under the standards.

14.14    Sec. 23. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS.
14.15(a) The commissioner of revenue shall issue a request for proposals for a contract to
14.16implement a system of tax analytics and business intelligence tools to enhance the state's
14.17tax collection process and revenues by improving the means of identifying candidates
14.18for audit and collection activities and prioritizing those activities to provide the highest
14.19returns on auditors' and collection agents' time. The request for proposals must require
14.20that the system recommended and implemented by the contractor:
14.21(1) leverage the Department of Revenue's existing data and other available data
14.22sources to build models that more effectively and efficiently identify accounts for audit
14.23review and collections;
14.24(2) leverage advanced analytical techniques and technology such as pattern
14.25detection, predictive modeling, clustering, outlier detection, and link analysis to identify
14.26suspect accounts for audit review and collections;
14.27(3) leverage a variety of approaches and analytical techniques to rank accounts and
14.28improve the success rate and the return on investment of department employees engaged
14.29in audit activities;
14.30(4) leverage technology to make the audit process more sustainable and stable, even
14.31with turnover of department auditing staff;
14.32(5) provide optimization capabilities to more effectively prioritize collections and
14.33increase the efficiency of employees engaged in collections activities; and
15.1(6) incorporate mechanisms to decrease wrongful auditing and reduce interference
15.2with Minnesota taxpayers who are fully complying with the laws.
15.3(b) Based on acceptable responses to the request for proposals, the commissioner
15.4shall enter into a contract for the services specified in paragraph (a) by July 1, 2012. The
15.5contract must incorporate a performance-based vendor financing option whereby the
15.6vendor shares in the risk of the project's success.
15.7EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective July 1, 2011.

15.9The governor shall appoint a Commission on Service Innovation to produce a
15.10strategic plan to reengineer the delivery of state and local government services, including
15.11the realignment of service delivery by region and proximity, the use of new technologies,
15.12shared facilities, and other means of improving efficiency. The plan shall also provide a
15.13process to review and modify recommendations at regular intervals in the future based on
15.14specific results measured at regular intervals. The plan shall also include any proposed
15.15legislation necessary to implement the commission's recommendations.

15.16    Sec. 25. COST RECOVERY.
15.17During the biennium ending June 30, 2011, the chief information officer of the
15.18office of enterprise technology may bill executive branch state agencies and offices for
15.19any increased costs the office incurs in implementing amendments to Minnesota Statutes,
15.20chapter 16E, in this act. Amounts received by the office under this section are appropriated
15.21to the office for purposes of implementing Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16E, in the manner
15.22specified in this act.

15.24The Legislative Coordinating Commission must ensure that the house of
15.25representatives and the senate have improved ability to access and analyze public data
15.26contained in executive branch accounting, procurement, and budget systems. The
15.27commission must issue a request for information or a request for proposals for the
15.28legislature to obtain business intelligence and information analytics software or software

16.1    Subdivision 1. Operating grants. $300,000 is appropriated from the Help America
16.2Vote Act account to the secretary of state for grants to counties to defray operating costs of
16.3the assistive voting equipment and vote-counting equipment in each polling place. Grants
16.4of up to $300 per polling place may be made until this appropriation is exhausted. If the
16.5grant requests exceed the appropriation available, the secretary of state shall prorate the
16.6grant amounts to each eligible county to match the amount available.
16.7    Subd. 2. Grant application. To receive a grant under this subdivision, a county
16.8must apply to the secretary of state on forms prescribed by the secretary of state that
16.9set forth how the grant money will be spent. Grant applications for operating costs for
16.10the 2010 elections must be received by the secretary of state by August 1, 2010. Grant
16.11awards must be made to the counties by December 1, 2010. If funds remain from this
16.12appropriation, the secretary may also make grants available for the 2012 election, with
16.13grant applications due by March 1, 2012, and grants made to counties by June 30, 2012.
16.14    Subd. 3. Eligibility. To be eligible to apply for a grant under this section, a county
16.15must have fewer than 50,000 registered voters as of January 1, 2010, and must have
16.16less than $300 per polling place that was used in the 2008 general election as a balance,
16.17including any interest earned on the account, in its Help America Vote Act account from
16.18funds distributed to it in 2005.
16.19    Subd. 4. Report. Each county receiving a grant under this section must include
16.20the expenditures it has made on the appropriate Help America Vote Act reports submitted
16.21to the secretary of state. If a county does not use the funds it has received under this
16.22section by June 30, 2013, it must return the funds to the secretary of state. In addition
16.23to the report required by this section, each county receiving a grant under this act must
16.24maintain financial records for each grant sufficient to satisfy federal audit standards and
16.25must transmit those records to the secretary of state upon request of the secretary of state.
16.26    Subd. 5. Operating costs. "Operating costs" include actual county and municipal
16.27costs for hardware maintenance, election day technical support, software licensing, system
16.28programming, voting system testing, training of county or municipal staff in the use of
16.29voting equipment, and transportation of and storage of the voting equipment.

16.31    Subdivision 1. Optical scan voting equipment grants. $2,100,000 is appropriated
16.32from the Help America Vote Act account to the secretary of state for grants to counties to
16.33purchase optical scan voting equipment.
17.1    Subd. 2. Grant application. To receive a grant under this section, a county must
17.2apply to the secretary of state on forms prescribed by the secretary of state that set forth
17.3how the grant money will be spent. Applications for grants under this section must be
17.4submitted to the secretary of state by December 1, 2010, and be for purchases made prior
17.5to March 31, 2014. Any funds granted to a county and not spent by June 30, 2014, must
17.6be returned to the secretary of state and the Help America Vote Act account.
17.7    Subd. 3. Eligibility. A county is eligible to apply for a grant of up to $4,000 per
17.8precinct to replace precinct-based optical scan vote counters if the vote counter was
17.9purchased prior to December 31, 2002, and the county received no federal or state funds
17.10to defray the cost of that purchase. Counties must agree to provide a 50 percent match for
17.11any state and federal funds granted through this grant application.
17.12    Subd. 4. Report. Each county receiving a grant under this section must include
17.13the expenditures it has made on the appropriate Help America Vote Act reports submitted
17.14to the secretary of state. If a county does not use the funds it has received under this
17.15section by June 30, 2014, it must return the funds to the secretary of state. In addition
17.16to the report required by this section, each county receiving a grant under this act must
17.17maintain financial records for each grant sufficient to satisfy federal audit standards and
17.18must transmit those records to the secretary of state upon request of the secretary of state.

17.19    Sec. 29. REPEALER.
17.20(a) Laws 2005, chapter 162, section 34, subdivision 2, as amended by Laws 2009,
17.21chapter 101, article 2, section 95, is repealed.
17.22(b) Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 645.44, subdivision 19, is
17.24Amend the title accordingly