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                            CHAPTER 251-S.F.No. 1836 
                  An act relating to state government; the Office of the 
                  Secretary of State; simplifying filing procedures; 
                  eliminating certain filing requirements; regulating 
                  notary appointments and commissions; appropriating 
                  money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2002, sections 
                  184.30; 302A.821, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 308A.995, 
                  subdivision 5; 317A.823, subdivision 1; 322B.960, 
                  subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 325A.06, subdivision 1; 326.40, 
                  subdivision 2; 326.48, subdivision 3; 330.01, 
                  subdivision 1; 330.08; 330.09; 336.9-525; 340A.416, 
                  subdivision 4; 359.01; 359.071; 398.10; Minnesota 
                  Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 308B.121, 
                  subdivision 5. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 184.30, is 
        amended to read: 
           184.30 [BONDS.] 
           Subdivision 1.  Every application for an employment 
        agency's license must be accompanied by a surety bond approved 
        by the department in the amount of $10,000 for each location.  
        The bond must be filed in the Office of the Secretary of State 
        department and conditioned that the employment agency and each 
        member, shareholder, director, or officer of a firm, 
        partnership, corporation, or association operating as an 
        employment agency will comply with the provisions of sections 
        184.21 to 184.40 and any contract made by the employment agent 
        in the conduct of the business.  A person damaged by a breach of 
        any condition of the bond may bring an action on the bond, and 
        successive actions may be maintained on it. 
           Subd. 2.  The secretary of state shall be paid a filing fee 
        of $10. 
           Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 302A.821, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  [ANNUAL REGISTRATION FORM.] (a) The 
        secretary of state must send annually to each corporation at the 
        registered office of the corporation a postcard notice 
        announcing the need to file the annual registration and 
        informing the corporation that the annual registration may be 
        filed on-line and that paper filings may also be made, and 
        informing the corporation that failing to file the annual 
        registration will result in an administrative dissolution of the 
        corporation. 
           (b) Each calendar year beginning in the calendar year 
        following the calendar year in which a corporation incorporates, 
        the corporation must file with the secretary of state must mail 
        by first class mail an annual registration form to the 
        registered office of each corporation as shown on the records of 
        the secretary of state.  The form must include the following 
        notice: 
           "NOTICE:  Failure to file this form by December 31 of this 
        year will result in this corporation losing its good standing 
        without further notice from the secretary of state." by December 
        31 of each calendar year a registration containing the 
        information listed in subdivision 2. 
           Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 302A.821, 
        subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 2.  [INFORMATION REQUIRED; MANNER OF FILING.] A 
        domestic corporation shall file with the secretary of state a 
        registration by December 31 each calendar year containing The 
        registration must include:  
           (a) (1) the name of the corporation; 
           (b) (2) the address of its principal executive office, if 
        different from the registered office address; 
           (c) (3) the address of its registered office and the name 
        of the registered agent, if any; 
           (d) (4) the state of incorporation; and 
           (e) (5) the name and business address of the officer or 
        other person exercising the principal functions of the chief 
        executive officer of the corporation. 
           Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 302A.821, 
        subdivision 4, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 4.  [PENALTY; REINSTATEMENT.] (a) A corporation that 
        has failed to file a registration pursuant to the requirements 
        of subdivision 2 must be dissolved by the secretary of state as 
        described in paragraph (b).  
           (b) If the corporation has not filed the registration for 
        three two consecutive calendar years, the secretary of 
        state must issue a certificate of administrative dissolution and 
        the certificate must be filed in the Office of the Secretary of 
        State.  The secretary of state shall send by forwardable United 
        States mail notice to the registered office of the corporation a 
        postcard notifying the corporation that the corporation will be 
        has been dissolved if no registration is filed with and that the 
        corporation may be reinstated by filing a registration and a $25 
        fee pursuant to this section by the beginning of the following 
        calendar year.  The notice must be given by United States mail 
        unless the company has indicated to the secretary of state that 
        they are willing to receive notice by electronic notification, 
        in which case the secretary of state may give notice by mail or 
        the indicated means.  The secretary of state shall annually 
        inform the attorney general and the commissioner of revenue of 
        the methods by which the names of corporations dissolved under 
        this section during the preceding year may be determined.  The 
        secretary of state must also make available in an electronic 
        format the names of the dissolved corporations.  A corporation 
        dissolved in this manner is not entitled to the benefits of 
        section 302A.781.  The liability, if any, of the shareholders of 
        a corporation dissolved in this manner shall be determined and 
        limited in accordance with section 302A.557, except that the 
        shareholders shall have no liability to any director of the 
        corporation under section 302A.559, subdivision 2.  
           (c) After administrative dissolution, filing a registration 
        and the $25 fee with the secretary of state: 
           (1) returns the corporation to good standing as of the date 
        of the dissolution; 
           (2) validates contracts or other acts within the authority 
        of the articles, and the corporation is liable for those 
        contracts or acts; and 
           (3) restores to the corporation all assets and rights of 
        the corporation to the extent they were held by the corporation 
        before the dissolution occurred, except to the extent that 
        assets or rights were affected by acts occurring after the 
        dissolution or sold or otherwise distributed after that time. 
           Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 308A.995, 
        subdivision 5, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 5.  [REINSTATEMENT.] A cooperative may, within one 
        year of the date of dissolution under this section, 
        retroactively reinstate its existence by filing a single annual 
        registration and paying a $25 fee.  Filing the annual 
        registration with the secretary of state: 
           (1) returns the cooperative to active status as of the date 
        of the dissolution; 
           (2) validates contracts or other acts within the authority 
        of the articles, and the cooperative is liable for those 
        contracts or acts; and 
           (3) restores to the cooperative all assets and rights of 
        the cooperative and its shareholders or members to the extent 
        they were held by the cooperative and its shareholders or 
        members before the dissolution occurred, except to the extent 
        that assets or rights were affected by acts occurring after the 
        dissolution or sold or otherwise distributed after that time. 
           Sec. 6.  Minnesota Statutes 2003 Supplement, section 
        308B.121, subdivision 5, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 5.  [REINSTATEMENT.] A cooperative may, within one 
        year of the date of dissolution under this section, 
        retroactively reinstate its existence by filing a single annual 
        registration and paying a $25 fee.  Filing the annual 
        registration with the secretary of state: 
           (1) returns the cooperative to active status as of the date 
        of the dissolution; 
           (2) validates contracts or other acts within the authority 
        of the articles and the cooperative is liable for those 
        contracts or acts; and 
           (3) restores to the cooperative all assets and rights of 
        the cooperative and its shareholders or members to the extent 
        they were held by the cooperative and its shareholders or 
        members before the dissolution occurred, except to the extent 
        that assets or rights were affected by acts occurring after the 
        dissolution or sold or otherwise distributed after that time. 
           Sec. 7.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 317A.823, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  [ANNUAL REGISTRATION.] (a) The secretary of 
        state must send annually to each corporation at the registered 
        office of the corporation a postcard notice announcing the need 
        to file the annual registration and informing the corporation 
        that the annual registration may be filed on-line and that paper 
        filings may also be made, and informing the corporation that 
        failing to file the annual registration will result in an 
        administrative dissolution of the corporation. 
           (b) Except for corporations to which paragraph (c) (d) 
        applies, each calendar year beginning in the calendar year 
        following the calendar year in which a corporation incorporates, 
        a corporation must file with the secretary of state must mail by 
        first class mail an annual registration form to the registered 
        office of each corporation as shown on the records of the 
        secretary of state.  The form must include the following notice: 
           "NOTICE:  Failure to file this form by December 31 of this 
        year will result in the dissolution of this corporation without 
        further notice from the secretary of state, pursuant to 
        Minnesota Statutes, section 317A.823, subdivision 2, paragraph 
        (b)." by December 31 of each calendar year a registration 
        containing the information listed in paragraph (c). 
           (b) A nonprofit corporation must file with the secretary of 
        state a (c) The registration by December 31 of each calendar 
        year containing must include: 
           (1) the name of the corporation; 
           (2) the address of its registered office; 
           (3) the name of its registered agent, if any; and 
           (4) the name and business address of the officer or other 
        person exercising the principal functions of president of the 
        corporation.  
           (c) (d) The timely filing of an annual financial report and 
        audit or an annual financial statement under section 69.051, 
        subdivision 1 or 1a, by a volunteer firefighter relief 
        association, as reflected in the notification by the state 
        auditor under section 69.051, subdivision 1c, constitutes 
        presentation of the corporate registration.  The secretary of 
        state may reject the registration by the volunteer firefighter 
        relief association.  Rejection must occur if the information 
        provided to the state auditor does not match the information in 
        the records of the secretary of state.  The volunteer 
        firefighter relief association may amend the articles of 
        incorporation as provided in sections 317A.131 to 317A.151 so 
        that the information from the state auditor may be accepted for 
        filing.  The timely filing of an annual financial report and 
        audit or an annual financial statement under section 69.051, 
        subdivision 1 or 1a, does not relieve the volunteer firefighter 
        relief association of the requirement to file amendments to the 
        articles of incorporation directly with the secretary of state. 
           Sec. 8.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 322B.960, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  [ANNUAL REGISTRATION FORM.] (a) The 
        secretary of state must send annually to each limited liability 
        company at the registered office of the corporation a postcard 
        notice announcing the need to file the annual registration and 
        informing the limited liability company that the annual 
        registration may be filed on-line and that paper filings may 
        also be made, and informing the limited liability company that 
        failing to file the annual registration will result in an 
        administrative termination of the limited liability company. 
           (b) Each calendar year beginning in the calendar year 
        following the calendar year in which a limited liability company 
        files articles of organization, a limited liability company must 
        file with the secretary of state must mail by first class mail 
        an annual registration form to the registered office of each 
        limited liability company as shown on the records of the 
        secretary of state.  The form must include the following notice: 
           "NOTICE:  Failure to file this form by December 31 of this 
        year will result in the termination or revocation of this 
        limited liability company without further notice from the 
        secretary of state, pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 
        322B.960." by December 31 of each calendar year a registration 
        containing the information listed in subdivision 2. 
           Sec. 9.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 322B.960, 
        subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 2.  [INFORMATION REQUIRED; FEES.] A domestic or 
        foreign limited liability company must file with the secretary 
        of state a registration by December 31 each calendar year 
        beginning in the calendar year following the calendar year in 
        which the limited liability company formed containing The 
        registration must include: 
           (1) the name of the limited liability company or the name 
        under which a foreign limited liability company has registered 
        in this state; 
           (2) the address of its principal executive office, if 
        different from the registered address; 
           (3) the address of its registered office; 
           (4) the name of its registered agent, if any; 
           (5) the state or jurisdiction of organization; and 
           (6) the name and business address of the manager or other 
        person exercising the principal functions of the chief manager 
        of the limited liability company. 
           Sec. 10.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 322B.960, 
        subdivision 5, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 5.  [REINSTATEMENT.] If a limited liability company 
        is administratively terminated or has its authority to do 
        business in Minnesota revoked, it may retroactively reinstate 
        its existence or authority to do business by filing a single 
        annual registration and paying a $25 fee but only within one 
        year of the date of the termination or revocation. 
           (a) For a domestic limited liability company, filing the 
        annual registration with the secretary of state: 
           (1) returns the limited liability company to active status 
        as of the date of the administrative termination; 
           (2) validates contracts or other acts within the authority 
        of the articles, and the limited liability company is liable for 
        those contracts or acts; and 
           (3) restores to the limited liability company all assets 
        and rights of the limited liability company and its members to 
        the extent they were held by the limited liability company and 
        its members before the administrative termination occurred, 
        except to the extent that assets or rights were affected by acts 
        occurring after the termination, sold, or otherwise distributed 
        after that time. 
           (b) For a non-Minnesota limited liability company, filing 
        the annual registration restores the limited liability company's 
        ability to do business in Minnesota and the rights and 
        privileges which accompany that authority. 
           Sec. 11.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 325A.06, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  Every invention developer rendering, 
        offering to render, or advertising invention development 
        services in this state shall maintain a continuous corporate 
        surety bond issued by a surety admitted to do business in this 
        state, and equal to either ten percent of the invention 
        developer's gross income from the invention development business 
        in this state during the invention developer's preceding fiscal 
        year, or $50,000, whichever is larger.  A copy of the bond shall 
        be approved by and filed with the attorney general and filed 
        with the secretary of state before the invention developer 
        renders, offers to render, or advertises invention development 
        services in this state.  The secretary of state attorney general 
        shall maintain a list of all outstanding bonds filed under this 
        subdivision.  The invention developer shall have 90 days after 
        the end of each fiscal year within which to change the bond as 
        may be necessary to conform to the requirements of this 
        subdivision. 
           Sec. 12.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 326.40, 
        subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 2.  [BOND; INSURANCE.] Any person contracting to do 
        plumbing work must give bond to the state in the amount of 
        $25,000 for all work entered into within the state.  The bond 
        shall be for the benefit of persons injured or suffering 
        financial loss by reason of failure to comply with the 
        requirements of the Plumbing Code.  A bond given to the state 
        shall be filed with the secretary of state commissioner of 
        health and shall be in lieu of all other bonds to any political 
        subdivision required for plumbing work.  The bond shall be 
        written by a corporate surety licensed to do business in the 
        state. 
           In addition, each applicant for a master plumber license or 
        renewal thereof, may provide evidence of public liability 
        insurance, including products liability insurance with limits of 
        at least $50,000 per person and $100,000 per occurrence and 
        property damage insurance with limits of at least $10,000.  The 
        insurance shall be written by an insurer licensed to do business 
        in the state of Minnesota and each licensed master plumber shall 
        maintain on file with the state commissioner of health a 
        certificate evidencing the insurance providing that the 
        insurance shall not be canceled without the insurer first giving 
        15 days written notice to the commissioner.  The term of the 
        insurance shall be concurrent with the term of the license.  The 
        certificate shall be in lieu of all other certificates required 
        by any political subdivision for licensing purposes. 
           Sec. 13.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 326.48, 
        subdivision 3, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 3.  [BOND.] The applicant for a high pressure piping 
        business license or renewal shall give bond to the state in the 
        total penal sum of $15,000 conditioned upon the faithful and 
        lawful performance of all work entered upon within the state. 
        The bond shall run to and be for the benefit of persons injured 
        or suffering financial loss by reason of failure of payment or 
        performance.  Claims and actions on the bond may be brought 
        according to sections 574.26 to 574.38. 
           The term of the bond must be concurrent with the term of 
        the high pressure pipefitting business license and run without 
        interruption from the date of the issuance of the license to the 
        end of the calendar year.  All high pressure pipefitting 
        business licenses must be annually renewed on a calendar year 
        basis. 
           The bond must be filed with the secretary of state 
        Department of Labor and Industry and shall be in lieu of any 
        other business license bonds required by any political 
        subdivision for high pressure pipefitting.  The bond must be 
        written by a corporate surety licensed to do business in the 
        state. 
           Sec. 14.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 330.01, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  (a) The county auditor may license any 
        person having the qualifications specified in clause (b) of this 
        subdivision as an auctioneer.  The license shall be issued by 
        the auditor and shall authorize the licensee to conduct the 
        business of an auctioneer in the state of Minnesota for the 
        period of one year.  It shall be recorded by the auditor in a 
        book kept for that purpose.  Before the license is issued the 
        applicant shall pay into the county treasury a fee of $20.  The 
        auditor shall, not later than the 15th day of the following 
        month, transmit a copy of the license to the secretary of state 
        together with $10 of the fee, which shall be deposited in the 
        general fund. 
           (b) A natural person is qualified to be licensed as an 
        auctioneer if 18 years of age or over and a resident of the 
        county of application for at least six months immediately 
        preceding the date of application.  No copartnership, 
        association or corporation may be licensed as an auctioneer.  
        However, nothing in this subdivision shall be construed as 
        preventing auctioneers who are duly licensed in accordance with 
        the provisions of this chapter, from combining in associations, 
        copartnerships, or corporations, provided that each and every 
        member of these associations or copartnerships and each and 
        every person or agent conducting auction sales on behalf of 
        these corporations is a duly licensed auctioneer as provided in 
        this chapter.  Nothing herein shall be construed to apply to the 
        owner of property for at least six months selling it at an 
        auction.  
           Sec. 15.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 330.08, is 
        amended to read: 
           330.08 [ADVERTISEMENTS.] 
           All advertisements of auction sales shall carry the name or 
        names, address or addresses, and the license number or numbers 
        of the auctioneer or auctioneers conducting said sales.  The 
        secretary of state shall prescribe a numbering system for such 
        licenses, which shall be applied to all current licenses on or 
        before September 1, 1969, and which shall provide a number for 
        each license different from all others in the state, which shall 
        be retained from year to year by each such licensee who shall 
        reapply.  The secretary of state shall notify each county 
        auditor as to numbers assigned, the county auditor shall record 
        the same and notify each licensee, and shall assign a number to 
        each new licensee as directed by the secretary of state.  The 
        license number must be assigned by the county auditor and must 
        be a seven-digit number, the first two digits of which must be 
        the county number, the next two digits of which must be the last 
        two digits of the calendar year in which the license was issued 
        and the last three digits of which must start at 001 at the 
        beginning of each calendar year and indicate the order in which 
        the license was filed. 
           Sec. 16.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 330.09, is 
        amended to read: 
           330.09 [NOTIFICATION OF CHANGE OF ADDRESS.] 
           Notice in writing shall be given to the auditor of the 
        county where licensed by each licensee of any change of address, 
        whereupon the auditor shall issue a duplicate license showing 
        the licensee's new address for which a fee of $3 shall be paid 
        into the county treasury.  The auditor shall notify the 
        secretary of state of a change in address.  A change of address, 
        without notification to the auditor, shall result in the 
        automatic cancellation of any license theretofore issued after 
        the expiration of 30 days from the date of such change of 
        address.  
           Sec. 17.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 336.9-525, is 
        amended to read: 
           336.9-525 [FEES.] 
           (a)  [INITIAL FINANCING STATEMENT OR OTHER RECORD:  GENERAL 
        RULE.] Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d), the fee 
        for filing and indexing a record under this part delivered on 
        paper is $20 and for a record delivered by any electronic means 
        is $15. 
           (b)  [NUMBER OF NAMES.] The number of names required to be 
        indexed does not affect the amount of the fee in subsection (a). 
           (c)  [RESPONSE TO INFORMATION REQUEST.] The fee for 
        responding to a request for information from the filing office, 
        including for issuing a certificate showing whether there is on 
        file any financing statement naming a particular 
        debtor, delivered on paper is $20 and for a record delivered by 
        any electronic means is $15. 
           (d)  [RECORD OF MORTGAGE.] This section does not require a 
        fee with respect to a record of a mortgage which is effective as 
        a financing statement filed as a fixture filing or as a 
        financing statement covering as-extracted collateral or timber 
        to be cut under section 336.9-502(c).  However, the recording 
        and satisfaction fees that otherwise would be applicable to the 
        record of the mortgage apply. 
           Sec. 18.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 340A.416, 
        subdivision 4, is amended to read: 
           Subd. 4.  [CERTIFICATION TO SECRETARY OF STATE.] The clerk 
        or recorder must certify results of a referendum held under this 
        section to the secretary of state within ten days of the 
        election. 
           Sec. 19.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 359.01, is 
        amended to read: 
           359.01 [COMMISSION.] 
           Subdivision 1.  [RESIDENT NOTARIES.] The governor may 
        appoint and commission as notaries public, by and with the 
        advice and consent of the senate, as many citizens of this state 
        or resident aliens, over the age of 18 years, as the governor 
        considers necessary.  The commissioner of commerce shall perform 
        all duties necessary to appoint and commission notaries public 
        under this section on the governor's behalf governor will 
        appoint and commission notaries public and the secretary of 
        state shall receive applications for appointments and 
        commissions, shall keep a register of those persons appointed 
        and commissioned as notaries public by the governor with the 
        advice and consent of the senate, shall update that register 
        when informed of a change in name and address by a notary 
        public, shall process applications by a notary public for 
        reappointment, shall receive fees for the performance of these 
        functions to be deposited into the general fund, and shall 
        perform those clerical and administrative duties associated with 
        these functions.  The governor may also receive such 
        applications directly. 
           Subd. 2.  [NONRESIDENT NOTARIES.] (a) The governor or the 
        commissioner of commerce, acting on the governor's behalf, by 
        and with the advice and consent of the senate, may appoint as 
        notary public a person who is not a resident of this state if: 
           (1) the person is a resident of Wisconsin, Iowa, North 
        Dakota, or South Dakota, and of a county that shares a boundary 
        with this state; 
           (2) the person designates the commissioner secretary of 
        state as agent for the service of process for all purposes 
        relating to notarial acts and for receipt of all correspondence 
        relating to notarial acts. 
           (b) The secretary of state shall receive applications for 
        nonresident notary appointments and commissions, shall keep a 
        register of those persons appointed and commissioned as notaries 
        public by the governor with the advice and consent of the 
        senate, shall update that register when informed of a change in 
        name and address by a notary public, shall process applications 
        by a notary public for reappointment, shall receive fees for the 
        performance of these functions to be deposited into the general 
        fund, and shall perform those clerical and administrative duties 
        associated with these functions.  The governor may also receive 
        such applications directly. 
           Subd. 3.  [FEES.] (a) When making application for a 
        commission the applicant must submit, along with the information 
        required by the commissioner secretary of state, a nonrefundable 
        fee of $40. 
           (b) All fees shall be retained by the commissioner 
        secretary of state and are nonreturnable, except that an 
        overpayment of a fee is the subject of a refund upon proper 
        application. 
           Sec. 20.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 359.071, is 
        amended to read: 
           359.071 [CHANGE OF NAME OR ADDRESS.] 
           A notary shall notify the commissioner secretary of state 
        of any name or address change within 30 days of the change. 
           Sec. 21.  Minnesota Statutes 2002, section 398.10, is 
        amended to read: 
           398.10 [PARK SUPERINTENDENT; EMPLOYEES.] 
           The board shall, by secret ballot, elect a park 
        superintendent to serve as the chief administrative officer of 
        the park district.  Such election shall be for terms of not to 
        exceed two years and the superintendent shall serve at the 
        pleasure of the board.  No person shall be elected 
        superintendent unless the person has had at least ten years 
        experience in business or in public administration, at least 
        five years of which shall have been in a responsible 
        administrative capacity and at least three years in the 
        administration of parks or recreation.  The salary of the 
        superintendent shall be set by the board.  The superintendent or 
        a designee shall serve as secretary to the board.  The secretary 
        shall, promptly after selection, file with the secretary of 
        state of Minnesota board a bond in the penal sum of $10,000, 
        with good and sufficient sureties acceptable to the board of 
        park district commissioners.  
           The board shall have power to appoint such officers, agents 
        and employees as it deems necessary for the proper 
        administration of the district.  The officers, agents and 
        employees shall perform such duties and receive such 
        compensation as the board may determine and shall be removable 
        at the pleasure of the board.  
           Sec. 22.  [BASE BUDGET.] 
           The Department of Finance is instructed to include the 
        costs of assuming and operating the notary function, other than 
        enforcement costs which will remain with the commissioner of 
        commerce in the budget to be presented for fiscal year 
        2006-2007, as part of the base budget of the Office of the 
        Secretary of State. 
           Sec. 23.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
           Sections 2 to 10 are effective January 1, 2004.  Sections 
        19 and 20 are effective July 1, 2005. 
           Presented to the governor May 18, 2004 
           Signed by the governor May 28, 2004, 8:15 a.m.

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