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(a) Notwithstanding section 92.45, the commissioner of natural resources may, in the name of
the state, release all or part of an easement acquired by the state upon application of a landowner
whose property is burdened with the easement if the easement is not needed for state purposes.
(b) All or part of an easement may be released by payment of consideration of not less
than $500, to be determined by the commissioner. The release must be in a form approved by
the attorney general.
(c) Money received for release of the easement must be credited to the account from which
money was expended for purchase of the easement. If there is no specific account, the money
must be credited to the land acquisition account established in section 94.165.
History: 1988 c 628 s 3; 1993 c 285 s 2