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SF 3297

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/05/2020 08:55am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to game and fish; ensuring that all persons with permanent physical
disabilities are eligible to obtain an angling license without a fee; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 97A.441, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 97A.441, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Angling and spearing; disabled residents.

(a) A person authorized to
issue licenses must issue, without a fee, licenses to take fish by angling or spearing to a
resident who is:

(1) blind;

(2) a recipient of Supplemental Security Income for the aged, blind, and disabled;

(3) a recipient of Social Security aid to the disabled under United States Code, title 42,
section 416, paragraph (i)(l), or section 423(d);

(4) a recipient of workers' compensation based on a finding of total and permanent
disability;

(5) 65 years of age or older and was qualified under clause (2) or (3) at the age of 64;

(6) permanently disabled and meets the disability requirements for Supplemental Security
Income or Social Security aid to the disabled under United States Code, title 42, section
416, paragraph (i)(l), or section 423(d);

(7) receiving aid under the federal Railroad Retirement Act of 1974, United States Code,
title 45, section 231a(a)(1)(v); deleted text beginor
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(8) a former employee of the United States Postal Service receiving disability pay under
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new text begin (9) receiving disability pension payments for a total and permanent disability.
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(b) A driver's license or Minnesota identification card bearing the applicable designation
under section 171.07, subdivision 17, serves as satisfactory evidence to obtain a license
under this subdivision at all agent locations.