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                            CHAPTER 578-H.F.No. 3079 
                  An act relating to natural resources; authorizing the 
                  commissioner of natural resources to make subgrants of 
                  certain money; appropriating money; amending Minnesota 
                  Statutes 1992, section 84.085, subdivision 1; 
                  repealing Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 88.063. 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 84.085, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  [AUTHORITY.] (a) The commissioner of 
        natural resources may accept for and on behalf of the state any 
        gift, bequest, devise, or grants of lands or interest in lands 
        or personal property of any kind or of money tendered to the 
        state for any purpose pertaining to the activities of the 
        department or any of its divisions.  Any money so received is 
        hereby appropriated and dedicated for the purpose for which it 
        is granted.  Lands and interests in lands so received may be 
        sold or exchanged as provided in chapter 94.  
           (b) The commissioner of natural resources, on behalf of the 
        state, may accept and use grants of money or property from the 
        United States or other grantors for conservation purposes not 
        inconsistent with the laws of this state.  Any money or property 
        so received is hereby appropriated and dedicated for the 
        purposes for which it is granted, and shall be expended or used 
        solely for such purposes in accordance with the federal laws and 
        regulations pertaining thereto, subject to applicable state laws 
        and rules as to manner of expenditure or use providing that the 
        commissioner may make subgrants of any money received to other 
        agencies, units of local government, and private nonprofit 
        corporations.  Appropriate funds and accounts shall be 
        maintained by the commissioner of finance to secure compliance 
        with this section. 
           (c) The commissioner may accept for and on behalf of the 
        permanent school fund a donation of lands, interest in lands, or 
        improvements on lands.  A donation so received shall become 
        state property, be classified as school trust land as defined in 
        section 92.025, and be managed consistent with section 124.079. 
           Sec. 2.  [REPEALER.] 
           Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 88.063, is repealed. 
           Sec. 3.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
           Sections 1 and 2 are effective the day following final 
           Presented to the governor May 4, 1994 
           Signed by the governor May 6, 1994, 11:30 a.m.

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