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SF 803 - Appropriates Public Safety Funds for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 - Minnesota Key Vote

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Title: Appropriates Public Safety Funds for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019

Title: Appropriates Public Safety Funds for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019

Title: Appropriates Public Safety Funds for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019

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Title: Appropriates Funds to Various Agencies

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill with an amendment that appropriates funds for public safety and increases penalties for disruptive protests.

Highlights:

 

  • Increases funds for the Fire Marshal by $44,000 to finance the inspection of nursing homes and boarding care facilities (Sec. 11).

  • Increases funding by $9.2 million for the Department of Corrections to provide improved healthcare to inmates (Sec. 12).

  • Increases the cost of filing actions in state courts to $310 for all civil cases and $340 for divorces to be paid by the moving party (Sec. 13).

  • Waives filing fee and cost of service for all restraining orders (Sec. 13).

  • Increases funding for criminal apprehension on state roads and DWI lab analysis by $1.1 million (Sec. 11).

  • Establishes that each nonprofit organization that has been approved by FEMA will receive a grant of $15,000 (Sec. 4).

  • Authorizes the state to hire narcotics and complex homicide agents, as well as a forensic firearms scientist (Sec. 4).

  • Establishes the Pathway to Policing grant system, which will distribute over the next 2 years $500,000 in grants to law enforcement agencies as part of an effort to hire more individuals with nontraditional backgrounds (Sec. 9).

  • Authorizes drug courts to charge fees for their services, which will go towards a special fund for circuit courts (Sec. 20).

See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Appropriates Funds to Various Agencies

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that appropriates funds for public safety.

Highlights:

  • Increases funds for the Fire Marshal by $44,000 to finance the inspection of nursing homes and boarding care facilities (Sec. 11).

  • Increases funding by $9.2 million for the Department of Corrections to provide improved healthcare to inmates (Sec. 12).

  • Increases the cost of filing actions in state courts to $310 for all civil cases and $340 for individuals seeking to move during the proceedings of a divorce (Sec. 13).

  • Waives filing fee and cost of service for all restraining orders (Sec. 13).

  • Increases funding for criminal apprehension on state roads and DWI lab analysis (Sec. 11).

  • Establishes that each nonprofit organization who have been approved by FEMA will receive a grant of $15,000 (Sec. 4).

  • Authorizes the state to hire narcotics and complex homicide agents, as well as a forensic firearms scientist (Sec. 4).

  • Increases the subsidy given to the Community Corrections Act, which is a law that coordinates supervision of released convicts between counties, by $2.1 million (Sec. 15).

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