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477A.11 NATURAL RESOURCES LANDS, PAYMENTS IN LIEU; DEFINITIONS.
    Subdivision 1. Terms. For the purpose of sections 477A.11 to 477A.145, the terms defined
in this section have the meanings given them.
    Subd. 2. Commissioner. "Commissioner" means the commissioner of natural resources.
    Subd. 3. Acquired natural resources land. "Acquired natural resources land" means:
(1) any land presently administered by the commissioner in which the state acquired by
purchase, condemnation, or gift, a fee title interest in lands which were previously privately
owned; and
(2) lands acquired by the state under chapter 84A that are designated as state parks, state
recreation areas, scientific and natural areas, or wildlife management areas.
    Subd. 4. Other natural resources land. "Other natural resources land" means any other
land presently owned in fee title by the state and administered by the commissioner, or any
tax-forfeited land, other than platted lots within a city or those lands described under subdivision
3, clause (2), which is owned by the state and administered by the commissioner or by the county
in which it is located.
    Subd. 5. Land utilization project land. "Land utilization project land" means land that is
leased by the state from the United States through the United States Secretary of Agriculture
according to Title III of the Bankhead Jones Farm Tenant Act and that is administered by the
commissioner.
History: 1979 c 303 art 8 s 1; 1990 c 604 art 4 s 16; 2000 c 485 s 18,19; 2000 c 490 art
6 s 10; 1Sp2005 c 3 art 1 s 31,32