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                            CHAPTER 429-H.F.No. 532 
                  An act relating to veterans; proposing an amendment to 
                  the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, section 8, 
                  permitting the payment of a monetary bonus to veterans 
                  of the Persian Gulf War. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  [CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED.] 
           An amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, 
        section 8, is proposed to the people.  If the amendment is 
        adopted, the section will read as follows: 
           Sec. 8.  The state may pay an adjusted compensation to 
        persons who served in the armed forces of the United States 
        during the period of the Vietnam conflict or the Persian Gulf 
        War.  Whenever authorized and in the amounts and on the terms 
        fixed by law, the state may expend monies and pledge the public 
        credit to provide money for the purposes of this section.  The 
        duration of the Vietnam conflict and the Persian Gulf War may be 
        defined by law. 
           Sec. 2.  [SUBMISSION TO VOTERS.] 
           The proposed amendment shall be submitted to the people at 
        the 1996 general election.  The question submitted shall be: 
           "Shall the Minnesota Constitution be amended to permit the 
        payment of bonuses to veterans of the Persian Gulf War? 
                                           Yes .......
                                           No ........"
           Election procedures shall be as provided by law. 
           Presented to the governor March 30, 1996 
           Signed by the governor April 2, 1996, 12:40 p.m.

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