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SF 1002

1st Engrossment - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/06/2012 02:44pm

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Current Version - 1st Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; providing for disposition of trout and salmon
management account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010,
section 97A.075, subdivision 3.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97A.075, subdivision 3, is amended to

Subd. 3.

Trout and salmon stamp.

(a) Ninety percent of the revenue from trout
and salmon stamps must be credited to the trout and salmon management account. Money
in the account new text beginis appropriated to the commissioner and new text endmay be used only for:

(1) the development, restoration, maintenance, improvement, protection, and
preservation of habitat for trout and salmon in trout streams and lakes, including, but
not limited to, evaluating habitat; stabilizing eroding stream banks; adding fish cover;
modifying stream channels; managing vegetation to protect, shade, or reduce runoff on
stream banks; and purchasing equipment to accomplish these tasks;

(2) rearing trout and salmon, including utility and service costs associated with
coldwater hatchery buildings and systems; stocking trout and salmon in streams and lakes
and Lake Superior; and monitoring and evaluating stocked trout and salmon;

(3) acquisition of easements and fee title along trout waters;

(4) identifying easement and fee title areas along trout waters; and

(5) research and special management projects on trout streams, trout lakes, and
Lake Superior and portions of its tributaries.

(b) Money in the account may not be used for costs unless they are directly related
to a specific parcel of land or body of water under paragraph (a), to specific fish rearing
activities under paragraph (a), clause (2), or for costs associated with supplies and
equipment to implement trout and salmon management activities under paragraph (a).

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective July 1, 2013.
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