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HF 31

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 01/10/2011 11:07am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 01/10/2011

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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; permitting a deer killed by motor vehicle to be kept
by the driver; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97A.502.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97A.502, is amended to read:


97A.502 DEER KILLED BY MOTOR VEHICLES.

new text begin (a) new text endDeer killed by a motor vehicle on a public road must be removed by the road
authority, as defined by section 160.02, subdivision 25new text begin, unless the driver of the motor
vehicle is allowed to possess the deer under paragraph (b)
new text end. The commissioner of natural
resources must provide to all road authorities standard forms for statistical purposes and
the tracking of wild animals.

new text begin (b) The driver of a motor vehicle that has collided with and killed a deer on a public
road has priority for a possession permit for the entire deer if the facts indicate that the
deer was not taken illegally.
new text end