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                            CHAPTER 60-H.F.No. 1132 
                  An act relating to courts; eliminating filing of 
                  duplicate documents; updating the law governing court 
                  administrators; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, 
                  sections 279.13; 485.018, subdivision 2; repealing 
                  Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 357.07; and 485.018, 
                  subdivisions 1 and 4. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 279.13, is 
        amended to read: 
           279.13 [AFFIDAVIT OF PUBLICATION.] 
           The owner, publisher, manager, or lead supervisor in the 
        printing office of the newspaper in which such notice and list 
        have been published shall forthwith make and file with the court 
        administrator of the district court an affidavit of such 
        publication, stating the days on which such publication was made 
        and shall also file with the court administrator three copies of 
        each number of the paper and supplement, if any, in which the 
        notice and list have appeared.  The publication may be made in 
        such newspaper, or partly therein and partly in a supplement 
        issued therewith.  The affidavit shall be substantially in the 
        following form:  
         
          State of Minnesota        )                             
                                    ) ss.                         
          County of ............... )                             
           ..............., being first duly sworn, deposes and says 
        that ..he is the ....................... (here state whether 
        affiant is owner, publisher, manager, or lead supervisor) of 
        .............................  (here state name of newspaper), 
        in which was printed the notice and list of real estate 
        remaining delinquent in ..................... county on the 
        first Monday of January, .......; that the notice and list were 
        duly printed and published in the newspaper on each of the 
        following days:  On ........... (day of week), the 
        ...................  day of ........................, ......., 
        and ........................  (day of week), the 
        ....................... day of ...................., .......; 
        and that each of the days on which the notice and list were so 
        published was the usual and regular day of the issuance and 
        publication of the newspaper.  
           .................................. 
           Subscribed and sworn to before me this 
        .............................  day of 
        ......................................, .......  
           Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 485.018, 
        subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 2.  [SET BY BOARD.] The county board of each of the 
        counties specified in subdivision 1 annually shall set by 
        resolution the salary of the court administrator of district 
        court which shall be paid to the court administrator of district 
        court at such intervals as the board shall determine but not 
        less often than once each month.  At the January meeting the 
        board shall set by resolution the minimum salary to be paid the 
        court administrator of district court for the term next 
        following.  In the event a vacancy occurs in the office of the 
        court administrator of district court the board may set the 
        annual salary for the remainder of the calendar year at an 
        amount less than was set for that year.  The board in any case 
        specified in this subdivision may not set the annual salary at 
        an amount less than the minimums provided in subdivision 1 but 
        it may set the salary in excess of such minimums.  The salary of 
        the court administrator of district court shall not be reduced 
        during the term for which the court administrator is appointed. 
           In the event that duties are assigned to the court 
        administrator of district court which are in addition to the 
        court administrator's duties as court administrator, additional 
        compensation may be provided for the additional duties.  The 
        county board by resolution shall determine the additional 
        compensation which shall be paid and specify the duties for 
        which the additional compensation is to be paid. 
           Sec. 3.  [REPEALER.] 
           Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 357.07; and 485.018, 
        subdivisions 1 and 4, are repealed. 
           Presented to the governor April 13, 1999 
           Signed by the governor April 16, 1999, 12:08 p.m.