.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 696, the first committee engrossment, as
Page 37, after line 6, insert:
"Sec. 31. SALE OF AGRICULTURAL LEASED LANDS.
1.5Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the commissioner of natural resources
1.6shall sell 15 parcels of state-owned lands with active agricultural leases, including any
1.7mineral rights, and deposit the amount that exceeds the actual expenses of selling the land
1.8in the general fund unless otherwise prohibited under Minnesota Constitution, article XI,
1.9sections 8 or 10. The parcels shall be sold no later than January 1, 2010. Parcels sold under
1.10this section must not be within the boundaries of a state park or scientific and natural area.
1.11The commissioner shall review the remaining state-owned lands with active agricultural
1.12leases and submit a report to the legislature identifying additional state-owned lands with
1.13active agricultural leases that are suitable for sale no later than January 1, 2010.
Page 37, line 8, delete "30
" and insert "31
Amend the title accordingly