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HF 2228

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 05/22/2017 01:40am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to pipelines; prohibiting pipelines near wild-rice waters; proposing coding
for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216G.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [216G.025] PROTECTING WILD-RICE WATERS.
new text end

new text begin (a) No portion of a pipeline that is within one mile of a wild-rice water may be constructed
or rerouted in this state.
new text end

new text begin (b) For purposes of this section, "wild-rice water" means a body of water, or specific
portion thereof, to which wild-rice water-quality standards apply, as listed in the Pollution
Control Agency's wild-rice database developed pursuant to Laws 2011, First Special Session
chapter 2, article 4, section 32.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment and
applies to a pipeline for which construction begins on or after July 1, 2017.
new text end