relating to energy; appropriating money for low-income home energy heating
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Section 1. LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM;
1.7(a) $20,000,000 is appropriated in fiscal year 2014 from the general fund to the
1.8commissioner of commerce for the purpose of providing additional heating assistance
1.9through the low-income home energy assistance program under United States Code, title
1.1042, sections 8621 to 8630, and Minnesota Statutes, section 216C.02, subdivision 1. Any
1.11unspent balance available on June 30, 2014, cancels to the general fund.
1.12(b) The funding provided in this section is intended to supplement, and not replace,
1.13any federal or other funding existing or otherwise available for heating assistance in
1.15(c) The commissioner shall disburse the funds provided in this section in a manner
1.16consistent with the requirements of the federal low-income home energy assistance
1.17program under United States Code, title 42, sections 8621 to 8630.
1.18EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment.