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SF 596

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/28/2019 04:20pm

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; restricting authority of Board of Water and Soil
Resources to amend plan for administrative penalty orders.

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

Section 1. new text beginBOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES; PLAN FOR
ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTY ORDERS.
new text end

new text begin The Board of Water and Soil Resources must not amend the Administrative Penalty
Order (APO) Plan for Buffer Law Implementation, dated June 28, 2017, to allow penalties
to be imposed based on linear feet of riparian frontage. The board must not impose a new
penalty or increase a penalty that exists on the effective date of this act unless the penalty
is approved by the legislature. The restriction under this section applies to modifying the
method of calculating penalties under Minnesota Statutes, section 103B.101, subdivision
12a, if the modified method results in increased fine amounts.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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