.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 3254 as follows:
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"Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 469.169, subdivision 19,
is amended to read:
Subd. 19. Additional border city allocation; 2013.
(a) In addition to the tax
reductions authorized in subdivisions 12 to 18, the commissioner shall allocate $750,000
for tax reductions to border city enterprise zones in cities located on the western border
of the state. The commissioner shall allocate this amount among cities on a per capita
basis. Allocations made under this subdivision may be used for tax reductions under
, or for other offsets of taxes imposed on or remitted by businesses located
in the enterprise zone, but only if the municipality determines that the granting of the tax
reduction or offset is necessary to retain a business within or attract a business to the zone.
The city alternatively may elect to use any portion of the allocation under this paragraph
for tax reductions under section
(b) The commissioner shall allocate $750,000 for tax reductions under section
to cities with border city enterprise zones located on the western
border of the state. The commissioner shall allocate this amount among the cities on a per
capita basis. The city alternatively may elect to use any portion of the allocation provided
in this paragraph for tax reductions under section
1.20(c) On April 1, 2015, the commissioner shall cancel an amount of the allocations
1.21under paragraphs (a) and (b) to the general fund in an amount sufficient to equal the
1.22expenditures made by the commissioner under the appropriation in section 2. The
1.23cancellation must be apportioned equally between the allocations under paragraphs (a)
1.24and (b) and distributed among the border cities on a per capita basis.
1.25EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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"(g) Any amount of the appropriation under paragraph (a) that remains unexpended
2.2on March 31, 2015, lapses and is cancelled to the general fund on that date.
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly