Amendment sch4366a-3

sch4366a-3 sch4366a-3

1.1Senator Bigham moved to amend H.F. No. 4366, as amended pursuant to Rule 45,
1.2adopted by the Senate April 26, 2022, as follows:
1.3(The text of the amended House File is identical to S.F. No. 4019.)
1.4Page 35, after line 7, insert:

1.5    "Sec. 10. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 35.155, subdivision 10, is amended to read:
1.6    Subd. 10. Mandatory registration. (a) A person may not possess live Cervidae in
1.7Minnesota unless the person is registered with the Board of Animal Health and meets all
1.8the requirements for farmed Cervidae under this section. Cervidae possessed in violation
1.9of this subdivision may be seized and destroyed by the commissioner of natural resources.
1.10(b) A person whose registration is revoked by the board is ineligible for future registration
1.11under this section unless the board determines that the person has undertaken measures that
1.12make future escapes extremely unlikely.
1.13(c) The board must not allow new registrations under this section for possessing
1.14white-tailed deer. This paragraph does not prohibit a person holding a valid registration
1.15under this subdivision from selling or transferring the person's registration to a family
1.16member who resides in this state and is related to the person within the third degree of
1.17kindred according to the rules of civil law.

1.18    Sec. 11. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 35.155, subdivision 12, is amended to read:
1.19    Subd. 12. Importation. (a) A person must not import white-tailed deer from any herd
1.20originating from a state or province where chronic wasting disease has been detected in
1.21either farmed or wild deer. For states and provinces where chronic wasting disease has not
1.22been detected, if there is an antemortem test for chronic wasting disease validated by the
1.23United States Department of Agriculture, a person may only import white-tailed deer that
1.24have tested negative immediately prior to importation.
1.25(b) For all other species of Cervidae, a person must not import Cervidae into the state
1.26from a herd that is infected or exposed to chronic wasting disease or from a known chronic
1.27wasting disease endemic area, as determined by the board. A person may import Cervidae
1.28into the state only from a herd that is not in a known chronic wasting disease endemic area,
1.29as determined by the board, and the herd has been subject to a state or provincial approved
1.30chronic wasting disease monitoring program for at least three years.
1.31(c) Any Cervidae imported in violation of this section may be seized and destroyed by
1.32the commissioner of natural resources."
2.1Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.2Amend the title accordingly
2.3The motion prevailed. #did not prevail. So the amendment was #not adopted.