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SF 4351

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/17/2020 12:19pm

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; appropriating money for land exchanges with United
States Department of Agriculture Forest Service.


Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
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new text begin $400,000 in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated from the state forest suspense account in
the permanent school fund to the commissioner of natural resources for the school trust
lands director to initiate the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness land exchanges with
the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service and the private forest land
alternative with a nonprofit partner. The school trust lands director may use this appropriation
for project costs, including but not limited to environmental assessments, valuation expenses,
legal fees, closing costs, and transactional staff costs. The commissioner must reimburse
the permanent school fund the amount spent under this appropriation and the appropriation
in Laws 2017, chapter 93, article 1, section 9, paragraph (b), as amended by Laws 2019,
First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, section 12, from the revenue received from the
sale of timber permits on lands acquired in the exchange. This is a onetime appropriation
and is available until June 30, 2022.
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