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HF 1586

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/22/2021 05:19pm

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underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to water; appropriating money for a feasibility study for merging soil and
water conservation districts and watershed districts.

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

Section 1. new text beginFEASIBILITY STUDY FOR MERGING SOIL AND WATER
CONSERVATION DISTRICTS AND WATERSHED DISTRICTS;
APPROPRIATION.
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new text begin $....... in fiscal year 2022 is appropriated from the general fund to the Board of Water
and Soil Resources to prepare, in consultation with soil and water conservation districts,
watershed districts, and other local units of government, a feasibility study on voluntarily
merging soil and water conservation districts and watershed districts that have completed
a plan under Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.801. By January 15, 2023, the board must
submit a report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the house of representatives
and senate committees and divisions with jurisdiction over environment and natural resources
policy and finance with the study and any recommendations for legislation necessary for
implementation. This is a onetime appropriation and is available until June 30, 2023.
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