language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1991 CHAPTER 53-H.F.No. 422 An act relating to cities; providing for distribution of public notices in cities of the fourth class in the metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 331A.03. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 331A.03, is amended to read: 331A.03 [WHERE NOTICE PUBLISHED.] Subdivision 1. [GENERALLY.] Except as provided in subdivision 2, a public notice shall be published in a qualified newspaper, and except as otherwise provided by law, in one that is likely to give notice in the affected area or to whom it is directed. When a statute or other law requires publication in a newspaper located in a designated municipality or area and no qualified newspaper is located there, publication shall be made in a qualified newspaper likely to give notice unless the particular statute or law expressly provides otherwise. If no qualified newspaper exists, then publication is not required. Subd. 2. [EXCEPTION; CERTAIN CITIES OF THE FOURTH CLASS.] A public notice required to be published by a statutory or home rule charter city of the fourth class located in the metropolitan area defined in section 473.121, subdivision 2, is not required to be published in a qualified newspaper if there is no qualified nondaily newspaper of general circulation in the city, provided the notice is printed in a newsletter or similar printed means of giving notice that is prepared by the city and either mailed or delivered to each household in the city. Presented to the governor May 2, 1991 Signed by the governor May 6, 1991, 11:18 a.m.