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Laws of Minnesota 1984 CHAPTER 643-H.F.No. 1559 An act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 10; allowing public lands of the state to be exchanged for any other public land; amending Minnesota Statutes 1982, sections 94.343, subdivision 1; and 94.349, subdivision 3. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED.] Subdivision 1. The following amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 10, is proposed to the people. If the amendment is adopted, the section shall read as follows: Sec. 10. As the legislature may provide, any of the public lands of the state, including lands held in trust for any purpose, may be exchanged for
lands of the United Statesany publicly or privately held lands with the unanimous approval of the governor, the attorney general and the state auditor. Lands so acquired shall be subject to the trust, if any, to which the lands exchanged therefor were subject. The state shall reserve all mineral and water power rights in lands transferred by the state. Sec. 2. [SUBMISSION TO VOTERS.] The proposed amendment shall be submitted to the people at the 1984 general election. The question submitted shall be: "Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to allow the exchange of state-owned lands for other lands owned by the state or local governments? Yes ....... No ........" Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 94.343, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. Except as otherwise herein provided, any Class A land may, with the unanimous approval of the board, be exchanged for land of the United Statesany publicly held or privately owned land in the manner and subject to the conditions herein prescribed. The commissioner, with the approval of the board, shall formulate general programs of exchange of Class A land designed to serve the best interests of the state in the acquisition, development, and use of lands for purposes within the province of the department of natural resources. Sec. 4. Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 94.349, subdivision 3, is amended to read: Subd. 3. The classes of state land which may be involved in a transfer of title are the same as those which may be exchanged under land exchange laws and are subject to the same limitations as are applied to state lands under land exchange laws. In addition, land subject to the public sale requirements of Minnesota Constitution, Article XI, Section 8, shall be condemned prior to any title transfer. The condemnation award must be paid and the time to appeal from the award must have expired prior to any title transfer under this section.Sec. 5. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Sections 3 and 4 are effective upon ratification of the amendment proposed in section 1. Approved May 2, 1984
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