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                            CHAPTER 95-S.F.No. 1470 
                  An act relating to natural resources; modifying the 
                  route of Paul Bunyan state trail; permitting operation 
                  of motorized devices by physically disabled on certain 
                  state trails; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, 
                  sections 85.015, subdivision 15; and 85.018, 
                  subdivision 4. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 85.015, 
        subdivision 15, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 15.  [PAUL BUNYAN TRAIL, CROW WING, CASS, HUBBARD, 
        AND BELTRAMI COUNTIES.] The trail shall originate in the city of 
        Baxter Crow Wing state park in Crow Wing county and shall extend 
        through the city of Baxter and in a northerly direction along 
        the Burlington Northern Railroad right-of-way, intersecting the 
        Heartland state trail southeast southwest of the city of Walker 
        in Cass county.  The trail shall continue on the Heartland state 
        trail through the city of Walker, then in a northwesterly 
        direction along the Burlington Northern Railroad right-of-way to 
        the city of Bemidji in Beltrami county and there terminate in 
        Lake Bemidji state park. 
           Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 85.018, 
        subdivision 4, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 4.  [NONMOTORIZED USE TRAILS.] No motorized vehicle 
        shall be operated on a trail designated for nonmotorized 
        use.  This subdivision does not apply to motorized wheelchairs 
        or other motorized devices operated by an individual who is 
        physically disabled. 
           Presented to the governor April 20, 1999 
           Signed by the governor April 23, 1999, 11:48 a.m.