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HF 2070

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/27/2019 01:25pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/04/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; establishing state bee; appropriating money; proposing
coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [1.1465] STATE BEE.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Rusty patched bumble bee. new text end

new text begin The rusty patched bumble bee, Bombus
affinis
, is the official bee of the state of Minnesota.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Photograph. new text end

new text begin A photograph of the rusty patched bumble bee must be preserved
in the Office of the Secretary of State.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Protection from extinction. new text end

new text begin To prevent extinction of the rusty patched bumble
bee, the bee is considered a species of most concern to the state. The Environmental Quality
Board must coordinate efforts to protect the rusty patched bumble bee in the state.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin $40,000 in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the general fund to the Environmental
Quality Board to coordinate protection efforts for the rusty patched bumble bee.
new text end