as introduced - 83rd Legislature (2003 - 2004) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to game and fish; modifying provisions for 1.3 wildlife shooting preserves; amending Minnesota 1.4 Statutes 2002, section 97A.115, subdivision 1; 1.5 repealing Minnesota Rules, part 6242.0300. 1.6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.7 Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 97A.115, 1.8 subdivision 1, is amended to read: 1.9 Subdivision 1. [LICENSES; RULES.] A person may not operate 1.10 a shooting preserve without a license. The commissioner may 1.11 issue licenses to operate commercial shooting preserves and 1.12 private shooting preserves if the commissioner determines that 1.13 it is in the public interest and that there will not be an 1.14 adverse effect on wild game bird populations. Private shooting 1.15 preserves may
onlybe located outside of the pheasant range as1.16 determined by the commissioneranywhere in the state. The 1.17 commissioner may adopt rules to implement this section and 1.18 section 97A.121. 1.19 Sec. 2. [REPEALER.] 1.20 Minnesota Rules, part 6242.0300, is repealed. 1.21 Sec. 3. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 1.22 Sections 1 and 2 are effective the day following final 1.23 enactment.