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                         Laws of Minnesota 1988 

                        CHAPTER 524-H.F.No. 2092 
           An act relating to environment; authorizing sanitary 
          districts to apply for and receive assistance from the 
          waste management board for certain solid waste 
          programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 1986, sections 
          115A.03, by adding a subdivision; and 115A.50; and 
          Minnesota Statutes 1987 Supplement, section 115A.49. 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 115A.03, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
    Subd. 28b.  [SANITARY DISTRICT.] "Sanitary district" means 
a sanitary district with the authority to regulate solid waste. 
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1987 Supplement, section 
115A.49, is amended to read:  
    There is established a program to encourage and assist 
cities, counties, and solid waste management districts, and 
sanitary districts in the development and implementation of 
solid waste management projects and to transfer the knowledge 
and experience gained from such projects to other communities in 
the state.  The program must be administered to encourage local 
communities to develop feasible and prudent alternatives to 
disposal, including waste reduction; waste separation by 
generators, collectors, and other persons; and waste 
processing.  The program must be administered by the board in 
accordance with the requirements of sections 115A.49 to 115A.54 
and rules promulgated by the board pursuant to chapter 14.  In 
administering the program, the board shall give priority to 
areas where natural geologic and soil conditions are especially 
unsuitable for land disposal of solid waste; areas where the 
capacity of existing solid waste disposal facilities is 
determined by the board to be less than five years; and projects 
serving more than one local government unit. 
    Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 1986, section 115A.50, is 
amended to read:  
    Eligible recipients for assistance under the program shall 
be limited to cities, counties, and solid waste management 
districts established pursuant to sections 115A.62 to 115A.72, 
and sanitary districts.  Eligible recipients may apply for 
assistance under sections 115A.52 and 115A.53 on behalf of other 
    Approved April 14, 1988

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