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                            CHAPTER 271-H.F.No. 2255 
                  An act relating to claims against the state; providing 
                  for settlement of various claims; appropriating money. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  [DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS.] 
           The amounts in this section are appropriated from the 
        general fund to the commissioner of corrections in fiscal year 
        2005 as full and final payment under Minnesota Statutes, section 
        3.739, of claims against the state for injuries suffered by and 
        medical services provided to persons injured while performing 
        community service or sentence-to-service work for correctional 
        purposes or while incarcerated in a correctional facility. 
           (a) For claims already paid by the department, $1,304.84. 
           (b) For payment to William Brown for a permanent partial 
        disability suffered while performing community service work in 
        Carlton County, $35,090. 
           (c) For payment to Jaamal Ali, for a permanent partial 
        disability suffered while performing sentence-to-service work in 
        Olmsted County, $850; and for medical services provided to 
        Jaamal Ali, $2,974.35. 
           (d) For payment to D. W., a juvenile, for a permanent 
        partial disability suffered while performing community service 
        work in Stearns County, $5,800. 
           (e) For payment to Jim Gibson, for a permanent partial 
        disability suffered while performing duties at the Minnesota 
        Correctional Facility - Lino Lakes, $3,187.50. 
           (f) For payment to Michael Harper, for a permanent partial 
        disability suffered while performing sentence-to-service work in 
        Washington County, $750; and for medical services provided to 
        Michael Harper, $1,061.25. 
           (g) For payment to Jeffie King, for a permanent partial 
        disability suffered while performing duties at the Minnesota 
        Correctional Facility - Stillwater, $9,350. 
           (h) For payment to Joe Rodriguez, for a permanent partial 
        disability suffered while performing duties at the Minnesota 
        Correctional Facility - Moose Lake, $247.50. 
           (i) For payment to Steven Rosoff for a permanent partial 
        disability suffered while performing sentence-to-service work in 
        Hennepin County, $7,200. 
           Sec. 2.  [DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.] 
           Subdivision 1.  [BODE CLAIM.] $27,000 is appropriated from 
        the general fund to the commissioner of natural resources in 
        fiscal year 2005 for payment to Linda and Judy Bode of Nicollet, 
        Minnesota, for expenses incurred during the pendency of appeal 
        of the public waters hearing panel decision as a full and final 
        settlement of their claim against the state. 
           If the Bodes accept the payment by the commissioner of 
        natural resources as full and final settlement of their claim, 
        the Office of Administrative Hearings shall assign an 
        administrative law judge to determine, after a hearing, whether 
        that portion of the area designated as Wetland 52-26 by the 
        Department of Natural Resources that is located on the Bode farm 
        is a public waters wetland.  In making that determination, the 
        administrative law judge must use the definition of "wetlands" 
        in Minnesota Statutes 1980, section 105.37, subdivision 15.  The 
        determination of the administrative law judge is final. * (The 
        preceding subdivision was indicated as vetoed by the governor.) 
           Subd. 2.  [PETTY CLAIM.] $38,118.57 is appropriated from 
        the general fund to the commissioner of natural resources in 
        fiscal year 2005 for payment to Petty and Sons Timber Products, 
        Inc. of Wahkon, Minnesota, as a full and final settlement of its 
        claim against the state for losses suffered because of a 
        moratorium imposed on raising logs from Minnesota lake bottoms. 
           Subd. 3.  [SHOEN CLAIM.] $1,353.26 is appropriated from the 
        general fund to the commissioner of natural resources in fiscal 
        year 2005 for payment to Samuel and June Shoen of Angle Inlet, 
        Minnesota, as a full and final settlement of their claim against 
        the state for reimbursement of trespass fines paid during 
        settlement of a land exchange. 
           Presented to the governor May 18, 2004 
           Signed by the governor May 29, 2004, 3:30 p.m.