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                         Laws of Minnesota 1983 

                        CHAPTER 125--H.F.No. 581
           An act relating to counties; providing for the formal 
          extinction of certain abandoned interests in county 
          highways; amending Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 
          163.11, by adding a subdivision. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 163.11, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read:  
    Subd. 7.  [ABANDONED HIGHWAYS.] The county board may by 
resolution and without other action pursuant to this section or 
other law disclaim and extinguish a county interest in a county 
highway if:  
    (a) the interest is not a fee interest, 
    (b) the interest was established more than 40 years 
earlier, 
    (c) the interest is not recorded with the county recorder, 
    (d) no highway improvement has been constructed on a 
right-of-way affected by the interest, and 
    (e) no highway maintenance on a right-of-way affected by 
the interest has occurred within the last 40 years.  
    The resolution shall be filed and recorded with the county 
auditor and recorder, and with the local governing body of any 
organized township or municipality. 
    Approved May 10, 1983