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89.22 USES OF STATE FOREST LANDS; FEES.

Subdivision 1.Establishing fees.

Notwithstanding section 16A.1283, the commissioner may, by written order published in the State Register, establish fees providing for the use of state forest lands, including motorcycle, snowmobile, and sports car rallies, races, or enduros; orienteering trials; group campouts that do not occur at designated group camps; dog sled races; dog trials; large horse trail rides; and commercial uses. The fees are not subject to the rulemaking provisions of chapter 14 and section 14.386 does not apply.

Subd. 2.Receipts to special revenue fund.

Fees collected under subdivision 1 shall be credited to the special revenue fund and are annually appropriated to the commissioner to recoup the costs of developing, operating, and maintaining facilities necessary for the specified uses in subdivision 1 or to prevent or mitigate resource impacts of those uses.