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CHAPTER 278-H.F.No. 2505 An act relating to natural resources; modifying effective period of state park permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 85.053, subdivisions 1 and 4. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 85.053, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. [FORM, ISSUANCE, VALIDITY.] (a) The commissioner shall prepare and provide state park permits for each calendar year that state a motor vehicle may enter and use state parks, state recreation areas, and state waysides over 50 acres in area. State park permits must be available and placed on sale by October 1 of the year preceding the calendar year that the permit is valid. (b)
AAn annual state park permit maymust be affixed when purchased and may be used from the time it is affixed until the end of the calendar year for which it is issuedfor a 12-month period. State park permits in each category must be numbered consecutively for each year of issue. (c) State park permits shall be issued by employees of the division of parks and recreation as designated by the commissioner. State park permits also may be consigned to and issued by agents designated by the commissioner who are not employees of the division of parks and recreation. All proceeds from the sale of permits and all unsold permits consigned to agents shall be returned to the commissioner at such times as the commissioner may direct, but no later than the end of the calendar year for which the permits are effective. No part of the permit fee may be retained by an agent. An additional charge or fee in an amount to be determined by the commissioner, but not to exceed four percent of the price of the permit, may be collected and retained by an agent for handling or selling the permits. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 85.053, subdivision 4, is amended to read: Subd. 4. [ TWO-DAYONE-DAY PERMITS.] The commissioner shall prescribe a special state park permit for use of state parks, state recreation areas, or state waysides up to two daysfor one day under conditions prescribed by the commissioner. For campers, the permit shall allow for the use of the park where camped from the time of purchase until the camping check-out time of the following day. Presented to the governor March 21, 2000 Signed by the governor March 24, 2000, 10:42 a.m.
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