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    Subdivision 1. Administration. The commissioner shall administer the wild and scenic
rivers system. The commissioner shall conduct studies, develop criteria for classification and
designation of rivers, designate rivers for inclusion within the system, manage the components of
the system, and adopt rules to manage and administer the system.
    Subd. 2. Shoreland rules. (a) The commissioner shall adopt statewide minimum standards
and criteria for the preservation and protection of shorelands within the boundaries of wild,
scenic, and recreational rivers.
(b) The standards and criteria may include:
(1) the matters covered in the commissioner's standards and criteria for shoreland areas,
as provided in sections 103F.201 to 103F.221, except that the distance limitations contained
in sections 103F.201 to 103F.221 do not apply to standards and criteria for wild, scenic, and
recreational rivers;
(2) furtherance of the purposes of sections 103F.301 to 103F.345 and of the classifications of
rivers; and
(3) application to the local governments as specified in sections 103F.201 to 103F.221.
History: 1990 c 391 art 6 s 34