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SF 425

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 02/14/2013 08:44am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to capital investment; appropriating money for scientific and natural
areas acquisition and for acquisition of easements in wellhead protection areas;
authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Section 1. new text beginRESOURCE PROTECTION IN SILICA SAND MINING AREAS.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Scientific and natural areas. new text end

new text begin $....... is appropriated from the bond
proceeds fund to the commissioner of natural resources to acquire land or interests in land
as scientific and natural areas under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.033, in the areas
of the state with industrial silica sand resources likely to be mined, as identified by the
commissioner, in order to protect unique hydrological features, including calcareous
fens, springs, and trout streams; endangered or threatened species of plants or animals;
and unique geological features.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Wellhead protection. new text end

new text begin $....... is appropriated from the bond proceeds
fund to the Board of Water and Soil Resources to acquire permanent easements that will
prevent industrial silica sand mining in wellhead protection areas, as defined in Minnesota
Statutes, section 103I.005, subdivision 24, in the areas of the state with industrial silica
sand resources likely to be mined, as identified by the commissioner of natural resources.
The board must consult with the commissioner of health to prioritize the easements to be
acquired.
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new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Bond sale. new text end

new text begin To provide the money appropriated in this section from the
bond proceeds fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue
bonds of the state in an amount up to $....... in the manner, upon the terms, and with
the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the
Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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