as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/28/2017 09:39am
A bill for an act
relating to game and fish; modifying wolf mortality reporting requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.646.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.646, is amended to read:
(a) The commissioner, in consultation with the commissioner of agriculture, shall adopt
a wolf management plan that includes goals to ensure the long-term survival of the wolf in
Minnesota, to reduce conflicts between wolves and humans, to minimize depredation of
livestock and domestic pets, and to manage the ecological impact of wolves on prey species
and other predators.
(b) The commissioner shall compile a list that is updated quarterly on new text beginnew text endknown wolf
deathsdeleted text begin, based on reporting by conservation officersdeleted text end. The list must specify the date and
location of each wolf death and must be available on the department Web site.new text beginnew text end