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                         Laws of Minnesota 1991 

                         CHAPTER 72-H.F.No. 877 
           An act relating to game and fish; authorizing the 
          commissioner to establish special seasons for persons 
          with a physical disability to take game with firearms 
          and by archery; proposing coding for new law in 
          Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  [97B.111] [SPECIAL FIREARM HUNTING SEASONS FOR 
PHYSICALLY DISABLED.] 
    The commissioner may establish criteria, special seasons, 
and limits for persons who have a physical disability to take 
big game and small game with firearms and by archery in 
designated areas.  A person hunting under this section who has a 
physical disability must have a verified statement of the 
disability by a licensed physician and must be participating in 
a program for physically disabled hunters sponsored by a 
nonprofit organization.  A license is not required for a person 
to assist a physically disabled person hunting during a special 
season under this section. 
    Presented to the governor May 7, 1991 
    Signed by the governor May 9, 1991, 2:18 p.m.