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Laws of Minnesota 1989 CHAPTER 44-S.F.No. 156 An act relating to gambling; authorizing the governor or the governor's representatives to negotiate a tribal-state compact pursuant to the Indian gaming regulatory act; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [3.9221] [INDIAN TRIBES; COMPACTS TO BE NEGOTIATED.] Subdivision 1. [DEFINITION.] For purposes of this section, "act" means the Indian gaming regulatory act, Public Law Number 100-497, and future amendments to it. Subd. 2. [NEGOTIATIONS AUTHORIZED.] The governor or the governor's designated representatives shall, pursuant to section 11 of the act, negotiate in good faith a tribal-state compact regulating the conduct of class III gambling, as defined in section 4 of the act, on Indian lands of a tribe requesting negotiations. The agreement may include any provision authorized under section 11(d)(3)(C) of the act. The attorney general is the legal counsel for the governor or the governor's representatives in regard to negotiating a compact under this section. Subd. 3. [TIME LIMITS.] (a) In the case of negotiations undertaken pursuant to a request for negotiations received before the effective date of this act, the authority granted under subdivision 2 to negotiate with an Indian tribe expires 180 days after the effective date of this act. (b) In the case of negotiations undertaken pursuant to a request for negotiations received after the effective date of this act, the authority granted under subdivision 2 to negotiate with an Indian tribe expires 180 days after receipt of the request by the governor. Subd. 4. [TERMS OF COMPACT; RIGHTS OF PARTIES.] A compact agreed to on behalf of the state under this section must contain: (1) a provision recognizing the right of each party to the agreement, including the legislature by joint resolution, to request that the agreement be renegotiated or replaced by a new compact, and providing the terms under which either party, including the legislature, can request a renegotiation or the negotiation of a new compact; and (2) a provision that in the event of a request for a renegotiation or a new compact the existing compact will remain in effect until renegotiated or replaced. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment. Presented to the governor April 19, 1989 Signed by the governor April 19, 1989, 8:57 p.m.
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