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HF 3818

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/15/2018 02:20pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to game and fish; requiring carbon monoxide risk warnings;amending
Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97A.051, subdivision 2.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97A.051, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Summary of fish and game laws.

(a) The commissioner shall prepare a
summary of the hunting and fishing laws and rules and deliver a sufficient supply to license
vendors to furnish one copy to each person obtaining a hunting, fishing, or trapping license.

(b) At the beginning of the summary, under the heading "Trespass," the commissioner
shall summarize the trespass provisions under sections 97B.001 to 97B.945, state that
conservation officers and peace officers must enforce the trespass laws, and state the penalties
for trespassing.

(c) In the summary the commissioner shall, under the heading "Duty to Render Aid,"
summarize the requirements under section 609.662 and state the penalties for failure to
render aid to a person injured by gunshot.

new text begin (d) In the summary of the fishing laws and rules, the commissioner must provide
information on the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning from the use of fuel-burning
appliances in dark houses and fish houses and recommend how to reduce the risks.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginDARK HOUSE AND FISH HOUSE CARBON MONOXIDE RISK
WARNINGS.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of natural resources must provide information to the public on the
risks of carbon monoxide poisoning in dark houses and fish houses, including publishing
the information on the Department of Natural Resources' Web site and developing a warning
statement to be included on individual fishing licenses. The warning statement must be
included on fishing licenses no later than .......
new text end