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                         Laws of Minnesota 1985 

                         CHAPTER 52-H.F.No. 158 
           An act relating to taxation; increasing the amount 
          statutory cities and towns may levy for a public 
          cemetery; amending Minnesota Statutes 1984, section 
          471.24. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1984, section 471.24, is 
amended to read: 
    471.24 [STATUTORY CITIES AND TOWNS MAY JOIN IN MAINTAINING 
CEMETERIES.] 
    Where a statutory city or town owns and maintains an 
established cemetery or burial ground, either within or without 
the municipal limits, the statutory city or town may, by mutual 
agreement with contiguous statutory cities and towns, each 
having an assessed valuation of not less than $500,000, join 
together in the maintenance of such public cemetery or burial 
ground for the use of the inhabitants of each of such 
municipalities; and each such municipality is hereby authorized, 
by action of its council or governing body, to levy a tax or 
make an appropriation for the support and maintenance of such 
cemetery or burial ground; provided, the amount thus levied or 
appropriated by each municipality shall not exceed a total of 
$5,000 $10,000 in any one year. 
    Approved May 1, 1985