as introduced - 80th Legislature (1997 - 1998) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to natural resources; extending permits for 1.3 timber sales that expire in 1997. 1.4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.5 Section 1. [SPECIAL EXTENSION OF TIMBER PERMITS.] 1.6 Timber sale permits issued under Minnesota Statutes, 1.7 sections 90.101, 90.121, 90.151, and 90.191, that would 1.8 otherwise expire in 1997 are extended for one year. Extensions 1.9 issued under this section shall be without interest, and any 1.10 timber cut during the period of this extension or remaining 1.11 uncut at the expiration of this extension shall be billed at the 1.12 stumpage rates of the original sale. Extensions granted under 1.13 Minnesota Statutes, section 90.193, from January 1, 1997, to the 1.14 effective date of this section, due to a lack of suitable winter 1.15 logging conditions or suitable economic conditions, shall be 1.16 granted without interest, and any timber cut during the period 1.17 of this extension or remaining uncut at the expiration of this 1.18 extension shall be billed at the stumpage rate of the original 1.19 sale. 1.20 Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 1.21 This act is effective the day following final enactment.