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CHAPTER 77-H.F.No. 321 An act relating to the city of Northfield; authorizing the city to establish and operate related medical facilities in conjunction with its municipal hospital at a site outside the city limits; authorizing Northfield to acquire real or personal property for the related medical facilities. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. [NORTHFIELD; MEDICAL FACILITIES.] Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, sections 447.05 and 447.06, the city of Northfield may acquire, establish, and operate hospitals and related medical facilities at a location to be determined by the Northfield city council, including a site outside the Northfield city limits. The city may take those actions by resolution or ordinance approved by a majority of the city council. Sec. 2. [ACQUISITION OF SITES AND PROPERTY.] The city of Northfield may acquire real or personal property to establish, maintain, equip, improve, own, and operate a hospital, hospital site, or hospital grounds, and related medical facilities. The city may hold, own, and operate a hospital, hospital grounds and sites, and other real and personal property previously transferred or conveyed to it for hospital or related medical purposes. Sec. 3. [EFFECTIVE DATE; NO LOCAL APPROVAL REQUIRED.] (a) Under Minnesota Statutes, section 645.023, subdivision 1, paragraph (a), no local approval of sections 1 and 2 is required. (b) Sections 1 and 2 are effective the day following final enactment. Presented to the governor May 19, 2003 Signed by the governor May 22, 2003, 9:25 p.m.