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S.F. No. 2085 - Transit Opt-Out Financial Assistance
Author: Senator David J. Osmek
Prepared By: Alexis C. Stangl, Senate Counsel (651/296-4397)
Date: March 28, 2019


Section 1.  Financial assistance; regional allocation.  Under current law, the Metropolitan Council must, in fiscal years 2018 and 2019, allocate a minimum 0.35 percent of revenue from the regional allocation of the motor vehicle sales tax (RAMVST) to suburban transit providers (opt-outs); this is in addition to the formula-based assistance.  S.F. No. 2085 strikes the reference to fiscal years 2018 and 2019; this means that this allocation becomes permanent.


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