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CHAPTER 67-H.F.No. 1188 An act relating to environment; regulating ash disposal from fire training exercises; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116.07, by adding a subdivision. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116.07, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 12. [FIRE TRAINING ASH DISPOSAL.] The ash from a legitimate fire training exercise involving the live burning of a structure is classified as demolition debris and may be disposed in any permit-by-rule land disposal facility authorized under agency rules or any permitted demolition land disposal facility, with the consent of the disposal facility operator, if a person certified by a Minnesota state college or university fire safety center certifies in writing in advance to the commissioner that the structure has been adequately prepared for such a training exercise, taking into account all applicable safety concerns and regulations, including pollution control agency guidelines regarding the removal of hazardous materials from training-burn structures before the training event. Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment. Presented to the governor April 30, 2001 Signed by the governor May 2, 2001, 2:56 p.m.