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SF 3076

1st Engrossment - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; establishing Lake Vermilion State Park; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 85.012, by adding a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 85.012, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:


new text begin Subd. 38a. new text end

new text begin Lake Vermilion State Park, St. Louis County.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginLAKE VERMILION STATE PARK.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Lake Vermilion State Park. new text end

new text begin Lake Vermilion State Park is
established in St. Louis County.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Management. new text end

new text begin All lands acquired for Lake Vermilion State Park must be
administered in the same manner as provided for other state parks and must be perpetually
dedicated for that use.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Boundaries. new text end

new text begin The following described lands are located within the
boundaries of Lake Vermilion State Park:
new text end

new text begin (1) Government Lots 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and the South Half of the Southeast Quarter, all
in Section 13, Township 62 North, Range 15 West;
new text end

new text begin (2) Government Lots 6 and 8, Section 14, Township 62 North, Range 15 West;
new text end

new text begin (3) Government Lots 1 and 7 and the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, all
in Section 22, Township 62 North, Range 15 West;
new text end

new text begin (4) Government Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter, and
the South Half, all in Section 23, Township 62 North, Range 15 West;
new text end

new text begin (5) all of Section 24, Township 62 North, Range 15 West;
new text end

new text begin (6) all of Section 25, Township 62 North, Range 15 West;
new text end

new text begin (7) all of Section 26, Township 62 North, Range 15 West, excepting therefrom
all that part of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter lying South of the south
right-of-way line of State Highway 169 and also excepting therefrom the East 845 feet of
the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter lying South of the south right-of-way
line of State Highway 169;
new text end

new text begin (8) the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter and the Northeast Quarter of the
Southeast Quarter of Section 27, Township 62 North, Range 15 West;
new text end

new text begin (9) the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 29, Township 62
North, Range 15 West, except that part lying South of the centerline of the McKinley
Park Road; and
new text end

new text begin (10) Government Lots 1 and 2 and the East Half of the Northwest Quarter, Section
19, Township 62 North, Range 14 West.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Land exchange requirement. new text end

new text begin Within 24 months of the acquisition of land
for the state park established in subdivision 1, the commissioner of natural resources, with
the approval of the Land Exchange Board as required under the Minnesota Constitution,
article XI, section 10, and according to the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, sections
94.343 to 94.347, shall exchange all land acquired within the boundaries of the established
state park for school trust lands, as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 92.025, that
are located within St. Louis County. After the exchange, state-owned lands within the
boundaries of the state park established in subdivision 1 shall be school trust lands and
subject to the same trust as the lands given in exchange for the lands within the boundaries
of the state park.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Deposit of fees. new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 85.052,
subdivision 4, paragraph (a), and 85.055, subdivision 2, all fees collected for state permits,
services, and special state park uses at the state park established in subdivision 1 shall
be deposited in the school trust fund, established in the Minnesota Constitution, article
XI, section 8.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Conveyance of land to St. Louis County. new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding Minnesota
Statutes, sections 94.09 and 94.10, and any other law to the contrary, all land given in
exchange for lands within the boundaries of the state park established in subdivision 1
shall be conveyed to St. Louis County for no consideration.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginACQUISITION; LAKE VERMILION STATE PARK.
new text end

new text begin The commissioner of natural resources may acquire by gift or purchase the lands
for Lake Vermilion State Park. Minnesota Statutes, section 84.0272, subdivision 1, does
not apply to a purchase, except for the requirement that the lands be appraised. Prior to
the purchase of any land within the boundaries described, the state must receive from St.
Louis County a resolution supporting the purchase.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Sections 1 and 2 are effective upon acquisition by the state of all lands described in
section 2, subdivision 3. Section 3 is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end