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                         Laws of Minnesota 1991 

                         CHAPTER 63-S.F.No. 729 
           An act relating to game and fish; qualifications for 
          obtaining a license to take wild animals by firearms; 
          proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, 
          chapter 97B. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  [97B.020] [FIREARMS SAFETY CERTIFICATE 
REQUIRED.] 
    Except as provided in this section, a person born after 
December 31, 1979, may not obtain a license to take wild animals 
by firearms.  A person may obtain a hunting license if the 
person has a firearms safety certificate or equivalent 
certificate, previous hunting license, or other evidence 
indicating that the person has completed in this state or in 
another state a hunter safety course recognized by the 
department under a reciprocity agreement.  A person who is on 
active duty and has successfully completed basic training in the 
United States armed forces, reserve component, or national guard 
may obtain a hunting license or approval authorizing hunting 
regardless of whether the person is issued a firearms safety 
certificate. 
    Presented to the governor May 3, 1991 
    Signed by the governor May 7, 1991, 2:58 p.m.