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SF 1518

as introduced - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 09/16/2015 11:42am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; providing for condemnation of certain school
trust lands; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota
Statutes, chapter 92.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [92.83] CONDEMNATION OF SCHOOL TRUST LAND.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Purpose. new text end

new text begin The purpose of this section is to extinguish the school trust
interest in school trust lands where long-term economic return is prohibited by designation
or policy while producing economic benefits for Minnesota's public schools. For the
purposes of satisfying the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 8, which limits the
sale of school trust lands to a public sale, the commissioner of natural resources shall
acquire school trust lands through condemnation, as provided in subdivision 2.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Commencement of condemnation proceedings. new text end

new text begin When the commissioner
of natural resources has determined sufficient money is available to acquire any of the
lands identified under section 84.027, subdivision 18, paragraph (c), the commissioner
shall proceed to extinguish the school trust interest by condemnation action. When
requested by the commissioner, the attorney general shall commence condemnation of
the identified school trust lands.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Payment. new text end

new text begin The portion of the payment of the award and judgment that
is for the value of the land shall be deposited into the permanent school fund. The
remainder of the award and judgment payment shall first be remitted for reimbursement
to the accounts from which expenses were paid, with any remainder deposited into the
permanent school fund.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin $....... is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of natural resources
for the purposes of section 1. This appropriation does not lapse and is subject to Minnesota
Statutes, section 16A.28, subdivision 5.
new text end