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                             CHAPTER 45-H.F.No. 414 
                  An act relating to agriculture; extending the program 
                  for control of pseudorabies in swine; providing 
                  reimbursement for veterinarians who used pseudorabies 
                  vaccine after January 1, 1999; providing financial 
                  management assistance to farmers; appropriating money. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  [APPROPRIATION; PSEUDORABIES CONTROL.] 
           (a) $1,255,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the 
        board of animal health for continued efforts to control 
        pseudorabies in swine.  This appropriation is to cover the cost 
        of blood tests, laboratory fees, and vaccines, and is available 
        until June 30, 2000. 
           (b) Using money appropriated in paragraph (a), the board 
        shall reimburse veterinarians for pseudorabies vaccine 
        administered to swine on premises located within a three-mile 
        radius of pseudorabies quarantined premises or in other areas 
        recommended by the district veterinarian that are necessary to 
        control the spread of pseudorabies. 
           (c) The board shall provide reimbursement for pseudorabies 
        vaccine to veterinarians for vaccine used after January 1, 1999, 
        for swine on premises eligible for the vaccine under paragraph 
        (b).  Reimbursement shall be computed by using the number of 
        doses purchased for eligible swine multiplied by 25 cents per 
        dose.  
           (d) The board of animal health shall report to the senate 
        and house agriculture and rural development committees by 
        February 1, 2000, on the reasons for the spread of pseudorabies, 
        including the effect of size and type of swine operation on the 
        spread of the disease, and recommendations for controlling the 
        disease.  The report must also analyze the number and location 
        of swine operations eligible for vaccine under paragraph (b) 
        that fail to vaccinate their herds. 
           Sec. 2.  [APPROPRIATION; CENTER FOR FARM FINANCIAL 
        MANAGEMENT.] 
           (a) $245,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the 
        University of Minnesota for the center for farm financial 
        management to provide financial management assistance to 
        farmers, including assistance with: 
           (1) the preparation of financial records; 
           (2) cash flow planning using FINPACK and other sources; and 
           (3) loan document preparation and planning.  
        The center for farm financial management shall coordinate and 
        transfer funding for the delivery of the financial management 
        assistance through the Minnesota state colleges and universities 
        regional adult farm management offices and provide the training 
        and equipment necessary to persons providing the assistance to 
        farmers. 
           (b) This appropriation is available until June 30, 2000.* 
        (The preceding section was vetoed by the governor.) 
           Sec. 3.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
           This act is effective the day following final enactment. 
           Presented to the governor April 8, 1999 
           Signed by the governor April 12, 1999, 5:28 p.m.