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HF 1847

1st Engrossment - 80th Legislature (1997 - 1998) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 03/20/1997
1st Engrossment Posted on 02/12/1998

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to state lands; requiring a study of the sale 
  1.3             and use of public shoreland; appropriating money. 
  1.5      Section 1.  [STUDY.] 
  1.6      The commissioner of natural resources must review the sale 
  1.7   of publicly owned shoreland authorized by statute and assess: 
  1.8      (1) how much publicly owned shoreland is disposed of 
  1.9   annually, and what the trend has been over the past 20 years; 
  1.10     (2) possible standards that could be adopted to keep 
  1.11  sustainable public shoreland under the appropriate type of 
  1.12  government management; 
  1.13     (3) possible public uses of public shoreland that is now 
  1.14  sold to private interests; 
  1.15     (4) statutory changes that could be made to retain public 
  1.16  shoreland in public use; 
  1.17     (5) appropriate development that may take place on public 
  1.18  shoreland parcels; and 
  1.19     (6) alternative methods for revenue incentives to local 
  1.20  units of government managing state-owned land. 
  1.21     The commissioner must hold meetings and consult with local 
  1.22  government officials, lakeshore owners, and interested citizens. 
  1.23  A report on this study must be prepared and given to the natural 
  1.24  resource policy and finance committees of the legislature by 
  2.1   January 15, 1999. 
  2.2      Sec. 2.  [APPROPRIATION.] 
  2.3      $20,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the 
  2.4   commissioner of natural resources for the purposes of section 1.