Amendment ss3631a12

ss3631a12 ss3631a12

1.1Senator Wesenberg moved to amend S.F. No. 3631 as follows:
1.2Page 25, after line 29, insert:

1.3    "Sec. 45. Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 97B.645, subdivision 9, is amended to read:
1.4    Subd. 9. Open season. There shall be no (a) As authorized by the Tenth Amendment
1.5to the United States Constitution, the commissioner must prescribe an annual open season
1.6for wolves until after irrespective of whether the wolf is delisted listed under the federal
1.7Endangered Species Act of 1973. After that time, the commissioner may prescribe open
1.8seasons and restrictions for taking wolves but must provide opportunity for public comment.
1.9The season, restrictions, and any other requirements must be consistent with the goals
1.10identified in the wolf management plan adopted under section 97B.646.
1.11(b) The commissioner must annually consult with the commissioner of agriculture and
1.12the United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
1.13before determining the season, restrictions, and other requirements of the open season
1.14required under this section. The consultation must include a review of available data on
1.15wolf depredation on livestock and pets and other incidents of human conflict."
1.16Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
1.17Amend the title accordingly
1.18The motion prevailed. #did not prevail. So the amendment was #not adopted.