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                            CHAPTER 104-H.F.No. 419 
                  An act relating to game and fish; modifying protection 
                  status of great horned owls; amending Minnesota 
                  Statutes 2004, sections 97A.015, subdivision 52; 
                  97B.701, by adding a subdivision. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97A.015, 
        subdivision 52, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 52.  [UNPROTECTED BIRDS.] "Unprotected birds" means 
        English sparrow, blackbird, starling, magpie, cormorant, common 
        pigeon, chukar partridge, quail other than bob-white quail, and 
        mute swan, and great horned owl. 
           Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 97B.701, is 
        amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
           Subd. 4.  [GREAT HORNED OWL.] A person who is authorized to 
        take a great horned owl under a federal permit does not need a 
        state permit to take a great horned owl. 
           Presented to the governor May 24, 2005 
           Signed by the governor May 27, 2005, 2:40 p.m.