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YearSessionChapterBillCompanionPocket?GovernorGovernor's MessageTopicFull or LineOverridden?
201689th Legislature186 SF2963 HF2993 NoMark Dayton 5/31/2016 Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriation, certain fund money use requirements establishment and University of Minnesota reimbursement procedures creation; Legislature-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modifications. Line No attempt

Line Item: Page 22, lines 22.3-22.8: Wildlife Science Center. $500,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with the Wildlife Science Center to provide environmental education programs using ambassador wild animals.


Line Item: Page 35, lines 35.13-35.22: Douglas County Regional Park. $400,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources for an agreement with Douglas County for park and trail planning, development, or acquisition for a regional park.


Line Item: Page 35, lines 35.3-35.12: State Park and Trail Enhancement. $1,228,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources for enhancement of state parks and trails as follows: $614,000 is for enhancement of state parks and $614,000 is for enhancement of state trails.


Line Item: Page 9, lines 9.3-9.23: Pineland Sands Land and Water Study. $1,500,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources to study the impact of changes in land use from forest land to irrigated agriculture in the Pineland Sands aquifer along the Crow Wing River.


Line Item: Pages 30-31, lines 30.30-31.21: Pollinator Highway Demonstration Projects. $2,200,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of transportation to restore and enhance wildlife habitat along trunk highways, including: marked Interstate Highway 35, one north and one south of the metropolitan area; marked Interstate Highway 90; and two locations along marked Interstate Highway 94.


Line Item: Pages 8-9, lines 8.30-9.2: Aggregate Mapping. $1,500,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the commissioner of natural resources to map the extent and quality of aggregate resources in counties that have not previously been mapped.


Line Item: Pages 9-10, lines 9.24-10.3: Natural Resources Research Institute. $1,100,000 the second year is from the trust fund to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota for academic and applied research through MnDRIVE at the Natural Resources Research Institute for projects that include, but are not limited to, the creation of a portfolio of waterborne sulfate reduction technologies and the development of technologies for current and emerging environmental and natural resources opportunities.