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CHAPTER 158--H.F.No. 2827

An act

relating to local government; amending county historical society funding;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 138.053.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 138.053, is amended to read:

138.053 COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY; TAX LEVY; CITIES OR TOWNS.

The governing body of any home rule charter or statutory city or town excepting cities of the first class may annually appropriate from its general fund an amount not to exceed 0.02418 percent of taxable market value, derived from ad valorem taxes on property or other revenues, to be paid to the historical society of its respective county to be used for the promotion of historical work and to aid in defraying the expenses of carrying on the historical work in the county. No city or town may appropriate any funds for the benefit of any historical society unless the society is affiliated with and approved by the Minnesota Historical Society.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective July 1, 2008.

Presented to the governor March 18, 2008

Signed by the governor March 19, 2008, 5:50 p.m.