97A.552 FISHING REGULATIONS; EXECUTIVE ORDER.
Subdivision 1. Order authorized.
(a) The governor may by executive order:
(1) require that fish that are lawfully taken by angling and possessed in Canada be brought
into the state in-the-round;
(2) authorize fish lawfully taken by angling in Canada to be transported within the state
or out of the state by a nonresident;
(3) require that a Minnesota resident transporting in Minnesota fish that have been taken by
angling in Canada possess a Minnesota angling license; and
(4) require that any advertisement of fishing resorts or facilities in Canada in printed
or broadcast form originating or distributed within the state must contain a summary of the
requirement of clause (1) and penalty for noncompliance.
(b) An executive order issued under paragraph (a) is effective the day following the filing
of a certified copy thereof in the Office of the Secretary of State, and remains in effect until
rescinded by order of the governor.
Subd. 2. Penalty for noncompliance.
A violation of an executive order imposing the
requirement in subdivision 1, paragraph (a), clause (1), is a misdemeanor, and in addition to
any criminal penalty imposed, fish brought into or transported within the state contrary to that
executive order must be confiscated, and a penalty of $10 for each fish must be imposed.
History: 1995 c 224 s 52; 1Sp1995 c 1 s 26