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S.F. No. 1148 - LRT Operating and Capital Cost Allocation Changes
Author: Senator David J. Osmek
Prepared By: Alexis C. Stangl, Senate Counsel (651/296-4397)
Date: February 22, 2019


Section 1.  Light rail transit.  Provides a definition for “light rail transit.”

Section 2.  Streetcar.  Provides a definition for “streetcar.”

Section 3.  Operating costs.  The state is responsible for half of the operating costs (after operating revenue and federal money are used) for light rail transit (LRT) lines in operation on July 1, 2019.  For all LRT lines or extensions that begin operations after that date, all operating and capital maintenance costs must be paid from nonstate sources. Operating costs are defined.

Section 4.  Capital costs.  State money must not be used to pay for capital costs of a LRT project.


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