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SF 252

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/17/2019 02:51pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; state lands; providing for conveyance of state land to a
private entity.

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

Section 1. new text beginCONVEYANCE OF STATE LAND; STEARNS COUNTY.
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new text begin (a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 222.63, or any other law to the contrary,
the commissioner of transportation may convey and quitclaim to a private party all right,
title, and interest of the state of Minnesota, in the land described in paragraph (e).
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new text begin (b) The conveyance may take place only upon conditions determined by the commissioner
or transportation and is not subject to restrictions on disposition, sale, lease, or otherwise
contained in Minnesota Statutes, section 222.63.
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new text begin (c) The consideration for a conveyance made under this section shall be the fair market
value of the land conveyed hereunder. Proceeds from the sale of real estate or buildings
under this section shall be deposited in the rail bank maintenance account established in
Minnesota Statutes, section 222.63, subdivision 8.
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new text begin (d) The conveyance may reduce the width of the rail bank corridor to less than 100 feet,
provided the conveyance does not reduce the width of the rail bank corridor to less than ten
feet.
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new text begin (e) The land to be conveyed is located in Stearns County and is described as:
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new text begin That part of Tract A described below:
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new text begin Tract A. Outlot "A," Railroad Ridge, according to the plat thereof on file and of record in
the Office of the County Recorder in and for Stearns County, Minnesota; which lies northerly
of a line run parallel with and distant 33 feet southerly of the northerly line of said Outlot
"A" and westerly of the southerly extension of westerly right of way line of 5th Street as
shown on said Railroad Ridge; together with that part of Tract A, herein before described,
adjoining and southerly of the above described strip which lies northerly of a line run parallel
with and distant 40 feet southerly of the northerly line of said Outlot "A" and westerly of
the following described line: beginning at a point on the southerly line of said Outlot "A,"
distant 436.36 feet easterly of the southwest corner thereof; thence northerly at right angles
from said southerly line for 50 feet and there terminating; containing 29,925 square feet,
more or less.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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