1.1    .................... moves to amend H. F. No. 158 as follows:
1.2Page 1, before line 6, nsert:

1.3    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 297A.61, subdivision 12, is amended to
1.5    Subd. 12. Farm machinery. (a) "Farm machinery" means new or used machinery,
1.6equipment, implements, accessories, and contrivances used directly and principally in
1.7agricultural production of tangible personal property intended to be sold ultimately at
1.8retail including, but not limited to:
1.9    (1) machinery for the preparation, seeding, or cultivation of soil for growing
1.10agricultural crops;
1.11    (2) barn cleaners, milking systems, grain dryers, feeding systems including
1.12stationary feed bunks, and similar installations, whether or not the equipment is installed
1.13by the seller and becomes part of the real property; and
1.14    (3) irrigation equipment sold for exclusively agricultural use, including pumps, pipe
1.15fittings, valves, sprinklers, and other equipment necessary to the operation of an irrigation
1.16system when sold as part of an irrigation system, whether or not the equipment is installed
1.17by the seller and becomes part of the real property.
1.18    (b) Farm machinery includes machinery used for the maintenance of land in state
1.19or federal agricultural programs.
1.20    (b) (c) Farm machinery does not include:
1.21    (1) repair or replacement parts;
1.22    (2) tools, shop equipment, grain bins, fencing material, communication equipment,
1.23and other farm supplies;
1.24    (3) motor vehicles taxed under chapter 297B;
1.25    (4) snowmobiles or snow blowers;
1.26    (5) lawn mowers except those used in the production of sod for sale, or garden-type
1.27tractors or garden tillers; or
2.1    (6) machinery, equipment, implements, accessories, and contrivances used directly in
2.2the production of horses not raised for slaughter, fur-bearing animals, or research animals.
2.3EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective for sales and purchases made after
2.4June 30, 2007."
2.5Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.6Amend the title accordingly