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May 22, 2015
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Lottery Proceeds Allocated

This bill appropriated $46 million from the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund for projects across Minnesota. The following portion of this bill was appropriated to parks and trails projects:

  • $1.5 million for land acquisition for State Parks and Trails
  • $1 million for land acquisition for Metropolitan Regional Park System
  • $1 million for continued development of the Mesabi Trail
  • $600,000 for the reintroduction of bison into Minneopa State Park.

Official Bill Title:  Legislative-citizen commission on Minnesota resources (LCCMR) provisions modifications; environment and natural resources trust fund appropriations

Bill Number: SF 698 / HF390

House Author(s): Torkelson, Wagenius, Lillie, Persell, Loeffler
Senate Author(s): Dziedzic, Tomassoni, Hoffman, Dahm,

Status detail: Passed and signed by Gov. Dayton on May 22, 2015

View the bill here.