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                            CHAPTER 200-S.F.No. 1965 
                  An act relating to state government; adding a deputy 
                  commissioner of the office of tourism; repealing 
                  certain obsolete and redundant trade and economic 
                  development department programs and duties; amending 
                  Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116J.01, subdivisions 
                  4, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 
                  41A.066; 116J.541; 116J.542; 116J.75; 116J.8755; 
                  116J.9671; 116J.980, subdivision 4; 116J.992.  
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116J.01, 
        subdivision 4, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 4.  [APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF 
        THE OFFICE OF TOURISM.] The director deputy commissioner of the 
        office of tourism shall be appointed by the governor.  
        The director deputy commissioner is under the supervision of the 
        commissioner and serves in the unclassified service. 
           Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116J.01, 
        subdivision 5, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 5.  [DEPARTMENTAL ORGANIZATION.] (a) The commissioner 
        shall organize the department as provided in section 15.06.  
           (b) The commissioner may establish divisions and offices 
        within the department.  The commissioner may employ three four 
        deputy commissioners in the unclassified service.  One deputy 
        must direct the Minnesota trade office and must be experienced 
        and knowledgeable in matters of international trade.  One must 
        direct the office of tourism and be knowledgeable in matters of 
        tourism.  
           (c) The commissioner shall: 
           (1) employ assistants and other officers, employees, and 
        agents that the commissioner considers necessary to discharge 
        the functions of the commissioner's office; 
           (2) define the duties of the officers, employees, and 
        agents, and delegate to them any of the commissioner's powers, 
        duties, and responsibilities, subject to the commissioner's 
        control and under conditions prescribed by the commissioner.  
           (d) The commissioner shall ensure that there are at least 
        three trade and economic development officers in state offices 
        in nonmetropolitan areas of the state who will work with local 
        units of government on developing local trade and economic 
        development. 
           Sec. 3.  [REVISOR INSTRUCTION.] 
           The revisor of statutes shall delete "41A.066" in Minnesota 
        Statutes, sections 41A.02 and 41A.04, and insert "41A.09." 
           Sec. 4.  [REPEALER.] 
           Subdivision 1.  [LOANS FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE PROCESSING 
        FACILITIES.] Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 41A.066, is 
        repealed. 
           Subd. 2.  [ANALYSIS OF EFFECT OF BUSINESS-RELATED TAX 
        REDUCTIONS.] Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 116J.541; and 
        116J.542, are repealed. 
           Subd. 3.  [ELECTRONIC ACCESS TO INTERNATIONAL 
        MARKETS.] Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116J.8755, is 
        repealed. 
           Subd. 4.  [DTED TO ENCOURAGE AND DEVELOP COMMERCE AND 
        REMOVE TRADE BARRIERS.] Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 
        116J.9671, is repealed. 
           Subd. 5.  [OUTDOOR RECREATION GRANTS.] Minnesota Statutes 
        2000, section 116J.980, subdivision 4, is repealed. 
           Subd. 6.  [TACONITE MINING GRANT PROGRAM.] Minnesota 
        Statutes 2000, section 116J.992, is repealed. 
           Subd. 7.  [BUSINESS LICENSES.] Minnesota Statutes 2000, 
        section 116J.75, is repealed. 
           Sec. 5.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
           Section 4 is effective on the day following final enactment.
           Presented to the governor May 25, 2001 
           Signed by the governor May 29, 2001, 11:30 a.m.