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97C.502 MINNOWS AND LEECHES; INVASIVE SPECIES TRAINING REQUIRED.

Subdivision 1.Minnows; invasive species training required.

A minnow dealer, and each person working under the minnow dealer's license, must annually satisfactorily complete aquatic invasive-species-related training provided by the commissioner before taking, selling, or transporting for sale minnows within the state.

Subd. 2.Training certification required.

Minnow dealers, and each person working under the minnow dealer's license, must have a valid invasive species training certification in possession while taking, selling, or transporting for sale minnows within the state. A person who only sells minnows for the licensed minnow dealer at a retail location is not required to have a training certification.

Subd. 3.Leeches; invasive species training required.

A resident under age 18 must annually satisfactorily complete aquatic invasive-species-related training provided by the commissioner before taking, selling, or transporting for sale leeches within the state. A resident under age 18 must have a valid invasive species training certification in possession while taking, selling, or transporting for sale leeches within the state.

History:

2014 c 290 s 54