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HF 2946

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

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underscored = added, new language.

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Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 01/30/2020

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; appropriating money to protect raptors from lead
poisoning.

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

Section 1. new text beginWORKSHOPS AND OUTREACH TO PROTECT RAPTORS FROM
LEAD POISONING; APPROPRIATION.
new text end

new text begin $133,000 in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated from the environment and natural resources
trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota for the Raptor Center, in
cooperation with the Department of Natural Resources and other conservation partners, to
provide hunters with outreach and workshops on alternatives to lead ammunition for hunting,
including copper ammunition as an alternative, and to promote voluntary selection of
nontoxic ammunition to protect raptors and other wildlife in Minnesota from accidental
lead poisoning caused by ingesting ammunition fragments. This is a onetime appropriation
and is available until June 30, 2022.
new text end