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HF 4802

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 04/21/2022 10:09am

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

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Introduction Posted on 04/21/2022

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A bill for an act
relating to agriculture; clarifying concurrent authority for regulating farmed
white-tailed deer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 35.155,
subdivision 14.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 35.155, subdivision 14, is amended
to read:


Subd. 14.

Concurrent authority; regulating farmed white-tailed deer.

deleted text begin(a)deleted text end The
commissioner of natural resources deleted text beginanddeleted text endnew text begin in conjunction withnew text end the Board of Animal Health
possess concurrent authority to regulate farmed white-tailed deer under this section, sections
35.92 to 35.96, and any administrative rules adopted pursuant to this section or sections
35.92 to 35.96. This does not confer to the commissioner any additional authorities under
chapter 35, other than those set forth in sections 35.155 and 35.92 to 35.96, and any
administrative rules adopted thereto.

deleted text begin (b) By February 1, 2022, the commissioner of natural resources, in conjunction with the
Board of Animal Health, must submit a report to the chairs and ranking minority members
of the legislative committees and divisions with jurisdiction over the environment and
natural resources and agriculture on the implementation of the concurrent authority under
this section. The report must include:
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deleted text begin (1) a summary of how the agencies worked together under this section, including
identification of any challenges;
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deleted text begin (2) an assessment of ongoing challenges to managing chronic wasting disease in this
state; and
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deleted text begin (3) recommendations for statutory and programmatic changes to help the state better
manage the disease.
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