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MN Outdoor Heritage Alliance Press Conference


Thursday, May 02, 2002 - 2:03:00 PM

Representative Mark Holsten and Senator Bob Lessard will discuss legislation dedicating of a portion of the sales tax to natural resources. <A HREF="http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/bills/billnum.asp?billnumber=HF1671&session_number=0&ls_year=82&year=2001">HF1671</A> (Holsten) and <A HREF="http://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/bills/billnum.asp?billnumber=SF1589&session_number=0&ls_year=82&year=2001">SF1589</A> (Lessard). A bill for an act relating to natural resources; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI; dedicating the sales tax receipts equal to a sales tax of 3/16 of one percent on taxable sales for natural resource purposes; creating a heritage enhancement fund and a heritage enhancement council; modifying the disposition of the payments in lieu of sales tax for lottery tickets. Runs 26 minutes.