.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 3124, the first committee engrossment,
Page 8, after line 14, insert:
"Sec. 16. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97A.435, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
Subd. 4. Separate selection of eligible licensees.
(a) The commissioner may
conduct a separate selection for up to 20 percent of the turkey licenses to be issued for any
area. Only persons who are owners or tenants of and who live on at least 40 acres of land
in the area, and their immediate
family members, are eligible applicants for turkey licenses
for the separate selection. The qualifying land may be noncontiguous. Persons who are
unsuccessful in a separate selection must be included in the selection for the remaining
licenses. Persons who obtain a license in a separate selection must allow public turkey
hunting on their land during that turkey season. A license issued under this subdivision is
restricted to the permit area where the qualifying land is located.
(b) The commissioner may by rule establish criteria for determining eligible family
members under this subdivision."
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly