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HF 1059

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/17/2021 01:36pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to agriculture; appropriating money for wolf and elk depredation payments.

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

Section 1. new text beginDEPREDATION PAYMENTS; APPROPRIATION.
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new text begin (a) $....... in fiscal year 2022 and $....... in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the
general fund to the commissioner of agriculture for compensation payments under Minnesota
Statutes, section 3.737, for livestock destroyed or crippled by wolves. If the amount in the
first year is insufficient, the amount in the second year is available in the first year. The
commissioner may use up to $5,000 of this appropriation each year to reimburse expenses
incurred by university extension agents to provide fair market values of destroyed or crippled
livestock.
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new text begin (b) $....... in fiscal year 2022 and $....... in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the
general fund to the commissioner of agriculture for compensation payments under Minnesota
Statutes, section 3.7371, for crop or fence damage caused by elk. If the amount in the first
year is insufficient, the amount in the second year is available in the first year.
new text end

new text begin (c) If the commissioner determines that claims made under Minnesota Statutes, section
3.737 or 3.7371, are unusually high, the commissioner may transfer amounts appropriated
for either program to the appropriation for the other program.
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