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                            CHAPTER 286-H.F.No. 3433 
                  An act relating to the St. Paul port authority; 
                  changing the powers and jurisdiction with respect to 
                  recreation facilities and recreation purposes; 
                  amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.084, 
                  subdivisions 1 and 4. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.084, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  [POWERS RELATED TO RECREATIONAL 
        FACILITIES.] Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the port 
        authority of the city of St. Paul may plan for, acquire by 
        condemnation, purchase, or otherwise, construct, improve, 
        operate, directly, by lease or otherwise, and maintain parks and 
        other recreation facilities along navigable rivers and lakes 
        anywhere within its port district, and on lands abutting the 
        rivers and lakes.  The port authority shall establish rules on 
        the use of the rivers, lakes, parks and recreation facilities 
        either alone or in cooperation with the federal government or 
        its agencies, the city of St. Paul, the state, or an agency or 
        political subdivision of the state.  
           Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 469.084, 
        subdivision 4, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 4.  [PORT JURISDICTION.] For all other recreation 
        purposes the port authority has jurisdiction over the use of all 
        the navigable rivers or lakes and all the parks and recreation 
        facilities abutting the rivers and lakes. 
           Sec. 3.  [LOCAL APPROVAL.] 
           Sections 1 and 2 are effective the day after the governing 
        body of the city of St. Paul and its chief clerical officer 
        timely complete their compliance with Minnesota Statutes, 
        section 645.021, subdivisions 2 and 3. 
           Presented to the governor March 23, 2000 
           Signed by the governor March 27, 2000, 2:40 p.m.