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                             CHAPTER 22-H.F.No. 137 
                  An act relating to watercraft; exempting collector 
                  watercraft from certain watercraft license display 
                  requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, 
                  section 86B.401, by adding a subdivision. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 86B.401, is 
        amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
           Subd. 13.  [COLLECTOR WATERCRAFT.] (a) The owner of a 
        watercraft built before July 1, 1959, that is used solely as a 
        collector's item may affix any license numbers and decals that 
        are required for the watercraft by section 86B.301, subdivision 
        1, and rules adopted pursuant to that section so that the 
        numbers and decals are readily detachable. 
           (b) The authority issuing a permit under section 86B.121 
        for any exhibit, regatta, or boat parade held on the waters of 
        this state may exempt a collector watercraft from displaying the 
        license numbers and decals required by section 86B.301, 
        subdivision 1, during the duration of the event.  The authority 
        may also exempt the collector watercraft from any equipment and 
        operational requirements and any license requirements in section 
        86B.301 for the duration of the event. 
           Presented to the governor March 23, 1999 
           Signed by the governor March 26, 1999, 1:37 p.m.