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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.