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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.