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                         Laws of Minnesota 1989 

                         CHAPTER 92-H.F.No. 529 
           An act relating to local government; permitting 
          counties, cities, and towns to contribute to certain 
          hospitals; amending Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 
          376.09; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota 
          Statutes, chapter 465. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
     Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 376.09, is 
amended to read: 
    376.09 [AID TO HOSPITALS IN COUNTIES HAVING NO COUNTY 
HOSPITAL.] 
    In any county in which there is no county hospital, the 
county board may appropriate and pay money from the general fund 
of the county, for the construction and, maintenance, and 
operation of a private, nonprofit, or public hospital in the 
county for the treatment of sick, diseased, and injured 
persons.  Admission preference shall always be given to patients 
who are, in whole or in part, public charges, and are sent to 
the hospital by the county board. 
    Sec. 2.  [465.037] [GIFTS TO HOSPITALS.] 
    A home rule charter or statutory city or town may make 
grants for the use of a private, nonprofit or public hospital 
that serves the city or town when authorized by the council in 
the case of a city and the town board in the case of a town upon 
the affirmative vote of the town electors at the annual or a 
special town meeting. 
    Presented to the governor May 5, 1989 
    Signed by the governor May 9, 1989, 12:14 p.m.