1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 696, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 17, after line 5, insert:

1.3    "Sec. 9.WIND ENERGY LEASE.
1.4By June 30, 2009, the commissioner of natural resources must enter a 30-year lease
1.5of state land, according to Minnesota Statutes, section 92.502, paragraph (b), with the Mt.
1.6Iron Economic Development Authority for installation of up to four wind turbines and
1.7access roads. The land covered by the lease is located in St. Louis County and is described
1.8as: the South Half of Section 16, Township 59 North, Range 15 West.
1.9EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment."
1.10Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
1.11Amend the title accordingly