161.141 NORTHWEST ANGLE, CONNECTING HIGHWAY; FEDERAL APPROVAL.
Subdivision 1. Agreement.
The commissioner of transportation may enter into an agreement
with the authorized authorities of the province of Manitoba, Canada providing for an equitable
division of costs and responsibilities to be borne by the state of Minnesota and the province of
Manitoba for the establishment, location, construction, maintenance, and operation of a highway
through the province of Manitoba, thereby connecting the Northwest Angle with other parts
of the state of Minnesota.
Subd. 2. Required condition.
The agreement shall contain an express provision that it shall
not be binding on the state of Minnesota until approved by the Congress of the United States.
The agreement shall contain the further express provision that the agreement shall not be binding
on the state of Minnesota unless the Congress of the United States appropriates to the state of
Minnesota a sum of money sufficient to pay Minnesota's share of the cost of the highway.
Subd. 3. Implementation.
Upon approval of Congress and the appropriation of money by
Congress as provided in subdivision 2, the commissioner may proceed to carry out the terms of
the agreement provided for in subdivision 1.
History: 1959 c 132 s 1-3; 1976 c 166 s 7