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                         Laws of Minnesota 1983 

                        CHAPTER 196--H.F.No. 1101
           An act relating to natural resources; authorizing the 
          commissioner to sell to or exchange surplus tree 
          planting stock with other states and the federal 
          government under certain circumstances; amending 
          Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 89.36, by adding a 
          subdivision. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 89.36, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read:  
     Subd. 3.  [SALE OR EXCHANGE OF STOCK.] In carrying out the 
provisions of sections 89.35 to 89.39, the commissioner may sell 
to or exchange surplus tree planting stock and seed with other 
states or the federal government for the following purposes:  
    (1) to acquire tree planting stock of a species which is in 
short supply in the commissioner's inventory;  
    (2) to acquire tree planting stock of a species not grown 
by the commissioner;  
    (3) to acquire tree planting stock genetically superior to 
that grown by the commissioner; and 
    (4) to utilize tree planting stock or seed not needed for 
the reforestation program in the state.  
    The commissioner's authority to acquire tree planting stock 
under this subdivision is limited to not more than five tree 
species per year.  The minimum quantity he may acquire of any 
species is 20,000 trees.  
    Sec. 2.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
    This act is effective the day following final enactment. 
    Approved May 19, 1983