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HF 850

1st Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 07/09/2019 01:52pm

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underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 02/07/2019
1st Engrossment Posted on 05/17/2019
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1st Division Engrossment Posted on 03/29/2019

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A bill for an act
relating to natural resources; appropriating money to address wildlife disease.

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

Section 1. new text beginWILDLIFE DISEASE MANAGEMENT; CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE
APPROPRIATIONS.
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new text begin (a) $2,060,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $1,460,000 in fiscal year 2021 are appropriated
from the general fund to the commissioner of natural resources for planning for and
emergency response to disease outbreaks in wildlife. Of this amount:
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new text begin (1) $50,000 in fiscal year 2020 is to establish a chronic wasting disease adopt-a-dumpster
program;
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new text begin (2) $50,000 in fiscal year 2020 is to develop guidelines for handling, transporting,
processing, and disposing of deer carcasses; and
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new text begin (3) $500,000 in fiscal year 2020 is for a grant to the Board of Regents of the University
of Minnesota for the Chronic Wasting Disease Response, Research, and Policy Program.
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new text begin The commissioner and board must each submit quarterly reports on the activities funded
under this paragraph to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees
and divisions with jurisdiction over environment and natural resources and agriculture. Base
funding for this activity is $1,100,000 in fiscal year 2022 and thereafter.
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new text begin (b) If the appropriations in this section are enacted more than once in the 2019 regular
legislative session, the appropriations must be given effect only once.
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