1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 641, the delete everything amendment
1.2(H0641DE2), as follows:
1.3Page 15, after line 19, insert:
1.4"(o) $25,000 the first year is to the
1.5commissioner of natural resources to
1.6evaluate the water quality impacts of hard
1.7rock aggregate mining on the headwaters
1.8of the Minnesota River. The commissioner
1.9must report to the chairs and ranking minority
1.10members of the legislative committees with
1.11jurisdiction over natural resources and local
1.12government by February 15, 2014. Until
1.13the commissioner reports to the legislature
1.14the results of the commissioner's evaluation,
1.15no new hard rock aggregate mining permit
1.16may be issued for mining activity near the
1.17Headwaters of the Minnesota River. This
1.18paragraph is effective the day following final
1.20Adjust amounts accordingly"