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HF 1413

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/18/2019 10:16pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/21/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; appropriating money for plan to restore prairies.

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

Section 1. new text beginAPPROPRIATION; PLAN TO RESTORE PRAIRIES ON STATE LAND.
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new text begin $....... in fiscal year 2020 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of
natural resources to develop a plan for converting brome and other grasslands on state-owned
lands to restored prairie to provide additional carbon sequestration. The plan must:
new text end

new text begin (1) identify lands available for conversion, excluding tax-forfeited and school trust lands;
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new text begin (2) require that the prairie restorations meet applicable Board of Water and Soil Resources'
native vegetation establishment and enhancement guidelines; and
new text end

new text begin (3) identify the funding and activities necessary to achieve all initial plantings by 2030.
new text end