as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 07/02/2019 02:12pm
A bill for an act
relating to agriculture; increasing reimbursement for processing donated venison;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 17.035, subdivision 1.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 17.035, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
A meat processor holding a license under chapter 28A
may apply to the commissioner of agriculture for new text beginnew text endreimbursement of deleted text begin$70 towardsdeleted text end the
new text beginnew text endcost of processing donated deernew text beginnew text end. The meat processor shall deliver
the deer, processed into cuts or ground meat, to a charitable organization that is registered
under chapter 309 and with the commissioner of agriculture and that operates a food
assistance program. To request reimbursement, the processor shall submit an application,
on a form prescribed by the commissioner of agriculture, the tag number under which the
deer was taken, and a receipt for the deer from the charitable organization.