The House proposal is smaller than the Senate and governor’s bonding proposals.
(Published May 8, 2017)
The House Capital Investment Committee Chair, Rep. Dean Urdahl (R- Grove City), unveiled a $600 million capital investment proposal (HF 892) on May 1, and it was discussed during a hearing on May 3. Various amendments were put forward by members of the committee, and then withdrawn or defeated by a vote.
The bill now awaits action by the House Ways and Means Committee. If passed by that committee, it will go to the House floor for a vote. The Senate bonding bill (SF 640, Sen. Sandra Pappas, DFL-St. Paul) awaits action on the Senate floor.
Bonding bills require a two-thirds majority approval of the full Senate and House for passage. The Legislature is obligated to adjourn the 2017 regular session by May 22 at midnight.
The House bill includes the following city-related provisions:
Read previous Bulletin articles about the Senate and Gov. Dayton's bonding proposals:
Interested in the process of having your city project considered for state bond funding? In this League webinar, presented live on May 2, staff from Minnesota Management and Budget and Joel Young with the City of Chatfield explain the process and how your city can participate.
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