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93.22 Disposition of payments.

(a) All payments under sections 93.14 to 93.285 shall be made to the department of natural resources and shall be credited as follows:

(1) if the lands or minerals and mineral rights covered by a lease are held by the state by virtue of an act of Congress, payments made under the lease shall be credited to the permanent fund of the class of land to which the leased premises belong;

(2) if a lease covers the bed of navigable waters, payments made under the lease shall be credited to the permanent school fund of the state; and

(3) if the lands or minerals and mineral rights covered by a lease are held by the state in trust for the taxing districts, payments made under the lease shall be distributed annually on the first day of September as follows:

(i) 20 percent to the general fund; and

(ii) 80 percent to the respective counties in which the lands lie, to be apportioned among the taxing districts interested therein as follows: county, three-ninths; town or city, two-ninths; and school district, four-ninths.

(b) Except as provided under paragraph (a) and except where the disposition of payments may be otherwise directed by law, all payments shall be paid into the general fund of the state.

HIST: (6411) 1921 c 412 s 9; 1925 c 395; 1927 c 389 s 1; 1973 c 492 s 14; 2000 c 495 s 18