1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 860, the delete everything amendment
1.2(H0860DE1), as follows:
1.3Page 60, after line 11, insert:

1.4    "Sec. .... Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 115C.08, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
1.5    Subd. 4. Expenditures. (a) Money in the fund may only be spent:
1.6(1) to administer the petroleum tank release cleanup program established in this
1.8(2) for agency administrative costs under sections 116.46 to 116.50, sections
1.9115C.03 to 115C.06, and costs of corrective action taken by the agency under section
1.10115C.03 , including investigations;
1.11(3) for costs of recovering expenses of corrective actions under section 115C.04;
1.12(4) for training, certification, and rulemaking under sections 116.46 to 116.50;
1.13(5) for agency administrative costs of enforcing rules governing the construction,
1.14installation, operation, and closure of aboveground and underground petroleum storage
1.16(6) for reimbursement of the environmental response, compensation, and compliance
1.17account under subdivision 5 and section 115B.26, subdivision 4;
1.18(7) for administrative and staff costs as set by the board to administer the petroleum
1.19tank release program established in this chapter;
1.20(8) for corrective action performance audits under section 115C.093;
1.21(9) for contamination cleanup grants, as provided in paragraph (c); and
1.22(10) to assess and remove abandoned underground storage tanks under section
1.23115C.094 and, if a release is discovered, to pay for the specific consultant and contractor
1.24services costs necessary to complete the tank removal project, including, but not limited
1.25to, excavation soil sampling, groundwater sampling, soil disposal, and completion of an
1.26excavation report.
2.1(b) Except as provided in paragraph (c), money in the fund is appropriated to the
2.2board to make reimbursements or payments under this section.
2.3(c) $6,200,000 is annually appropriated from the fund to the commissioner of
2.4employment and economic development for contamination cleanup grants under section
2.5116J.554 . Of this amount, the commissioner may spend up to $180,000 annually for
2.6administration of the contamination cleanup grant program. The appropriation does not
2.7cancel and is available until expended. The appropriation shall not be withdrawn from
2.8the fund nor the fund balance reduced until the funds are requested by the commissioner
2.9of employment and economic development. The commissioner shall schedule requests
2.10for withdrawals from the fund to minimize the necessity to impose the fee authorized by
2.11subdivision 2. Unless otherwise provided, the appropriation in this paragraph may be
2.12used for:
2.13(1) project costs at a qualifying site if a portion of the cleanup costs are attributable
2.14to petroleum contamination or new and used tar and tar-like substances, including but not
2.15limited to bitumen and asphalt, but excluding bituminous or asphalt pavement, that consist
2.16primarily of hydrocarbons and are found in natural deposits in the earth or are distillates,
2.17fractions or residues from the processing of petroleum crude or petroleum products as
2.18defined in section 296A.01; and
2.19(2) the costs of performing contamination investigation if there is a reasonable basis
2.20to suspect the contamination is attributable to petroleum or new and used tar and tar-like
2.21substances, including but not limited to bitumen and asphalt, but excluding bituminous or
2.22asphalt pavement, that consist primarily of hydrocarbons and are found in natural deposits
2.23in the earth or are distillates, fractions or residues from the processing of petroleum crude
2.24or petroleum products as defined in section 296A.01."
2.25Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.26Amend the title accordingly