1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 705, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 2, after line 23, insert:

1.3    "Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 6.49, is amended to read:
1.5(a) All powers and duties conferred and imposed upon the state auditor with respect
1.6to state and county officers, institutions, property, and improvements are hereby extended
1.7to cities of the first class. This section does not apply to a city designated a city of the
1.8first class for a minimum of five years after the effective date of the designation under
1.9section 410.01. Upon expiration of the five-year period, this exemption may be extended
1.10by agreement of the city and the state auditor.
1.11(b) Copies of the written report of the state auditor on the financial condition and
1.12accounts of such city shall be filed in the state auditor's office, with the mayor, city
1.13council, and city comptroller thereof, and with the city commissioners, if such city have
1.14such officers. If such report disclose malfeasance, misfeasance, or nonfeasance in office,
1.15copies thereof shall be filed with the city attorney thereof and with the county attorney of
1.16the county in which such city is located, and these officials of the law shall institute such
1.17proceedings, civil or criminal, as the law and the public interest require.
1.18(c) The state auditor shall bill said cities monthly for services rendered, including
1.19any examination, and the officials responsible for approving and paying claims shall
1.20cause said bill to be promptly paid.
1.21EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective for cities designated a city of the first
1.22class based on the 2010 census and thereafter."
1.23Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
1.24Amend the title accordingly