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                         Laws of Minnesota 1986 

                        CHAPTER 444-H.F.No. 1824 
           An act relating to statutes; adopting as amended a 
          gender neutral revision of Minnesota Statutes; 
          providing for no substantive change; granting certain 
          editorial authority to the revisor of statutes; 
          amending Minnesota Statutes 1984, sections 3C.10, 
          subdivision 1; and 645.44, by adding a subdivision.  
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  [REVISION ADOPTED.] 
    The proposed amendments to Minnesota Statutes made by the 
document named "Gender Revision of 1986," certified on January 
24, 1986, and filed with the secretary of state on January 24, 
1986, are adopted. 
    Sec. 2.  [CONFLICTS.] 
    With respect only to the treatment of gender specific 
terms, an amendment adopted by section 1 prevails over a 
conflicting amendment in another law enacted in 1986.  In all 
other respects the amendment in the other law prevails.  The 
revisor need not publish in Minnesota Statutes the parts of the 
amendments that do not prevail. 
    Sec. 3.  [NO SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE.] 
    The amendments adopted by section 1 do not change the 
substance of the statutes amended. 
    Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 1984, section 3C.10, 
subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
    Subdivision 1.  [EDITORIAL POWERS FOR STATUTES.] The 
revisor's office, in preparing printer's copy for editions of 
statutes, may not alter the sense, meaning, or effect of any 
legislative act, but may:  
    (a) renumber sections or subdivisions and parts of sections 
or subdivisions;  
    (b) change the wording of headnotes;  
    (c) rearrange sections or subdivisions;  
    (d) combine sections or subdivisions into other sections or 
other subdivisions, or both;  
    (e) divide sections or subdivisions into other sections or 
subdivisions so as to give to distinct subject matters a section 
or subdivision number;  
    (f) substitute the proper section, chapter, or subdivision 
numbers for the terms "this act," "the preceding section," and 
the like;  
    (g) substitute figures for written words and vice versa;  
    (h) substitute the date on which the law becomes effective 
for the words "the effective date of this act," and the like;  
    (i) change capitalization for the purpose of uniformity;  
    (j) correct manifest clerical, typographical, grammatical, 
or punctuation errors;  
    (k) correct words misspelled in enrollments;  
    (l) change reference numbers to agree with renumbered 
chapters, sections, or subdivisions;  
    (m) delete the phrases "Minnesota Statutes," "Minnesota 
Statutes 1980," and phrases identifying other editions of and 
supplements to Minnesota Statutes if the phrases are used in a 
reference to a statutory section; and 
    (n) replace gender specific words with gender neutral words 
and, if necessary, recast the sentences containing gender 
specific words; and 
    (o) make similar editorial changes to ensure the accuracy 
and utility of the publication. 
    Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 1984, section 645.44, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read:  
    Subd. 1b.  [CHAIR.] "Chair" includes chairman, chairwoman, 
and chairperson.  
    Sec. 6.  [AMENDMENTS.] 
    Volume 2 of The Gender Revision of 1986 as adopted under 
section 1 is amended as follows:  
    Page 282, line 66, strike "hunter,"  
    Page 282, line 67, delete "fisher" and strike ", trapper, 
tourist or vacationist" and insert "person"  
    Page 284, line 2, before "license" insert "fishing" and 
after the stricken "fisherman" delete "fisher" and insert 
"person"  
    Page 294, line 35, delete "fishers" and insert "licensees"  
    Page 296, line 13, strike "licensed" and delete "fishers" 
and insert "fishing licensees"  
    Page 296, line 17, strike "licensed" and delete "fishers" 
and insert "fishing licensees"  
    Page 300, line 53, strike "licensed" and delete "fishers" 
and insert "fishing licensees" 
    Sec. 7.  [REVISOR'S INSTRUCTION.] 
    The revisor shall restore the term "airman" wherever it 
appeared in Minnesota Statutes before the gender revision of 
1986 was prepared and shall delete whatever was substituted for 
it in the gender revision. 
    Sec. 8.  [REVISOR'S INSTRUCTION.] 
    The revisor shall restore the term "sportsmen's club" 
wherever it appeared in Minnesota Statutes before the gender 
revision of 1986 was prepared and shall delete whatever was 
substituted for it in the gender revision. 
    Sec. 9.  [REVISOR'S INSTRUCTION.] 
    The revisor shall restore the terms "father" and "mother" 
wherever they appeared in Minnesota Statutes before the gender 
revision of 1986 was prepared and shall delete whatever was 
substituted for them in the gender revision. 
    Sec. 10.  [AMENDMENT; VOLUME 8.] 
    Volume 8 of the Gender Revision of 1986 as adopted under 
section 1 is amended as follows:  
    Page 370, line 48, delete "sexual capacity" and insert 
"virility". 
    Approved March 25, 1986

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