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HF 2302

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 04/01/2019 05:49pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/11/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to agriculture; establishing a financial responsibility requirement for owners
of white-tailed deer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 35.155, by adding
a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 35.155, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 10a. new text end

new text begin Financial responsibility. new text end

new text begin (a) The board must not approve a registration for
possessing white-tailed deer unless the applicant furnishes proof of financial responsibility.
A person requesting registration for possessing white-tailed deer may demonstrate financial
responsibility by:
new text end

new text begin (1) proof of net assets equal to or greater than $50,000; or
new text end

new text begin (2) a performance bond or insurance of a kind and in an amount determined by the board.
new text end

new text begin (b) A person requesting registration for possessing white-tailed deer must submit proof
of financial responsibility each year, in conjunction with payment of the annual inspection
fee under subdivision 7.
new text end

new text begin (c) The bond or insurance required under this subdivision must:
new text end

new text begin (1) cover at least the period of time required by the board; and
new text end

new text begin (2) contain a provision requiring the insurance or bonding company to notify the board
at least ten days before the effective date of cancellation, termination, or any other change
of the bond or insurance.
new text end

new text begin The board must immediately suspend the registration of a person who fails to maintain the
net assets, bond, or insurance required under this subdivision. If there is recovery against
the bond or insurance, the registrant must secure additional coverage to maintain financial
responsibility equal to the original amount required by the board for that period.
new text end

new text begin (d) An employee of a registrant is not required to maintain an insurance policy or bond
during the time the registrant maintains the insurance or bond required under this subdivision.
new text end