.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 976, the second engrossment, as follows:
Page 108, after line 20, insert:
"Sec. 84. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 97B.645, subdivision 9, is amended to read:
Subd. 9. Open season.
There shall be no open season
for to take
wolves by trapping
until five years
after the wolf is delisted under the federal Endangered Species Act of
1973. After that time, the commissioner may prescribe open seasons and restrictions
for taking wolves by trapping as provided under section 97B.647
but must provide
opportunity for public comment.
Sec. 85. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 97B.647, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:
1.11 Subd. 8. Boundary Waters Canoe Area. (a) A person may not take a wolf within
1.12the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
1.13(b) This subdivision expires on January 27, 2017.
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly