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CHAPTER 55-H.F.No. 1861 An act relating to agriculture; limiting entry into facilities in which confined farm animals are kept; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [17.986] [ENTRY INTO FARM ANIMAL FACILITIES.] No law enforcement, peace, or animal control officer may enter a facility where confined farm animals are kept unless the officer follows a procedure and directive for bio-security measures that are identified by the commissioner of natural resources and the board of animal health. This section does not apply to emergency or exigent circumstances. Presented to the governor April 22, 1997 Signed by the governor April 23, 1997, 1:35 p.m.