.................... moves to amend the third committee engrossment to H.F. No. 1238,
the third engrossment, as follows:
Page 25, after line 13, insert:
"Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.015, subdivision 13, is amended to read:
Subd. 13. Arrowhead Region Trails, in Cook, Lake, St. Louis, Pine, Carlton,
1.6Koochiching, and Itasca Counties.
(a)(1) The Taconite Trail shall originate at Ely in St.
Louis County and extend southwesterly to Tower in St. Louis County, thence westerly to
McCarthy Beach State Park in St. Louis County, thence southwesterly to Grand Rapids in
Itasca County and there terminate;
Northshore C. J. Ramstad Memorial
Trail shall originate in Duluth in
St. Louis County and extend northeasterly to Two Harbors in Lake County, thence
northeasterly to Grand Marais in Cook County, thence northeasterly to the international
boundary in the vicinity of the north shore of Lake Superior, and there terminate;
(3) The Grand Marais to International Falls Trail shall originate in Grand Marais
in Cook County and extend northwesterly, outside of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area,
to Ely in St. Louis County, thence southwesterly along the route of the Taconite Trail to
Tower in St. Louis County, thence northwesterly through the Pelican Lake area in St.
Louis County to International Falls in Koochiching County, and there terminate.
(b) The trails shall be developed primarily for riding and hiking.
(c) In addition to the authority granted in subdivision 1, lands and interests in lands
for the Arrowhead Region trails may be acquired by eminent domain. Before acquiring
any land or interest in land by eminent domain the commissioner of administration shall
obtain the approval of the governor. The governor shall consult with the Legislative
Advisory Commission before granting approval. Recommendations of the Legislative
Advisory Commission shall be advisory only. Failure or refusal of the commission to
make a recommendation shall be deemed a negative recommendation."
Page 39, after line 29, insert:
"Sec. 12. SIGNS.
2.2The commissioner of natural resources shall adopt a suitable marking design to
2.3mark the C. J. Ramstad Memorial Trail and shall erect the appropriate signs after the
2.4commissioner has been assured of the availability of funds from nonstate sources sufficient
2.5to pay all costs related to designing, erecting, and maintaining the signs.
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly