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                            CHAPTER 105-H.F.No. 1641 
                  An act relating to local government; requiring a local 
                  governmental unit to furnish copies of any ordinances 
                  adopted to the county law library; amending Minnesota 
                  Statutes 1994, sections 375.52; and 415.021. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 375.52, is 
        amended to read: 
           375.52 [REVISION AND CODIFICATION.] 
           A county may revise and codify and print in book, pamphlet 
        or newspaper form any general and special laws, ordinances, 
        resolutions and rules in force in the county.  The codification 
        shall be a sufficient publication of any ordinance included in 
        it and not previously published in a newspaper if a substantial 
        quantity of the codification is printed for general distribution 
        to the public.  The county board may make a reasonable charge 
        for the cost of printing and distribution of ordinances or a 
        codification of ordinances.  A copy of any ordinances adopted by 
        the county must be furnished to the county law library or its 
        designated depository.  A county, upon request, shall be 
        reimbursed a reasonable charge by the county law library for a 
        copy furnished. 
           Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1994, section 415.021, is 
        amended to read: 
           415.021 [CODIFICATION OF ORDINANCES.] 
           Any A statutory or home rule charter city, however 
        organized, or town, may revise and codify and print in book, 
        pamphlet or newspaper form, any ordinances, resolutions, and 
        rules of the city or town and may include therein for reference 
        any applicable general or special laws.  Such codification shall 
        be a sufficient publication of any ordinance included in it and 
        not previously published in a newspaper if a substantial 
        quantity of the codification is printed for general distribution 
        to the public.  A copy of any ordinances adopted by the city or 
        town must be furnished to the county law library or its 
        designated depository.  A city or town, upon request, shall be 
        reimbursed a reasonable charge by the county law library for a 
        copy furnished. 
           Presented to the governor April 28, 1995 
           Signed by the governor May 1, 1995, 2:45 p.m.