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HF 368

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/21/2022 03:52pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 01/28/2021

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to watershed districts; eliminating eminent domain powers of watershed
districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 103D.335, subdivisions 1,


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 103D.335, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.

General powers.

A watershed district has the power, to the extent
necessary for lawful conservation purposes:

(1) to sue and be sued;

(2) to incur debts, liabilities, and obligations;

deleted text begin (3) to exercise the power of eminent domain;
deleted text end

deleted text begin (4)deleted text endnew text begin (3)new text end to provide for assessments and to issue certificates, warrants, and bonds; and

deleted text begin (5)deleted text endnew text begin (4)new text end to perform all acts expressly authorized, and all other acts necessary and proper
for the watershed district to carry out and exercise the powers expressly vested in it.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 103D.335, subdivision 11, is amended to read:

Subd. 11.

Acquiring property.

The managers may acquire by gift, purchase, new text beginor new text endtaking
under the procedures of this chapterdeleted text begin, or by the power of eminent domain,deleted text end necessary real
and personal property. The watershed district may acquire property outside the watershed
district where necessary for a water supply system.