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HF 2865

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 05/10/2019 03:03pm

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

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Introduction Posted on 05/01/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state lands; clarifying certain property rights in the city of Duluth.

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

Section 1. new text beginCLARIFICATION OF PROPERTY RIGHTS; CITY OF DULUTH.
new text end

new text begin (a) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, including the decision of the Minnesota
Supreme Court in Smith v. City of Minneapolis, 112 Minn. 446, 128 N.W. 819 (1910), the
city of Duluth acquired title in fee simple absolute to the property described in the
condemnation certificate recorded on August 11, 1915, in the Office of the St. Louis County
Recorder in Book 394 of Deeds, p. 418, and in the Office of the St. Louis County Registrar
of Titles as Document No. 19347, including all riparian rights, and the city holds the title
unless an interest in the property has been conveyed according to city's charter and other
applicable law.
new text end

new text begin (b) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, Minnesota Statutes, section 541.023, as
the same may from time to time be amended, does not apply to the ownership by and title
held by the city of Duluth in and to the property described in paragraph (a).
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day after the governing body of the
city of Duluth and its chief clerical officer timely complete their compliance with Minnesota
Statutes, section 645.021, subdivisions 2 and 3.
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