as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 01/31/2019 01:15pm
A House concurrent resolution
adopting deadlines for the 2019 regular session.
BE IT RESOLVED, by the House of Representatives of the State of Minnesota, the Senate
In accordance with Joint Rule 2.03, the deadlines in this resolution apply to the 2019 regular
(1) The first deadline, March 15, 2019, at 11:59 p.m., is for committees to act favorably on
bills in the house of origin.
(2) The second deadline, March 29, 2019, at 11:59 p.m., is for committees to act favorably
on bills, or companions of bills, that met the first deadline in the other house.
(3) The third deadline, April 12, 2019, at 11:59 p.m., is for committees to act favorably on
major appropriation and finance bills.
For the purposes of this resolution, the exemption from these deadlines provided for the
House Ways and Means Committee in Joint Rule 2.03 does not apply to bills referred by the chair
of the Ways and Means Committee to a division of that committee, that remain in a division, with
the exception of a major appropriation and finance bill.
Any bills acted on by a division of the House or recalled from a division of the House or
acted on by a Senate Committee other than those exempted in Joint Rule 2.03 after the second
deadline must be referred to the House Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration or the
Senate Committee on Rules and Administration for disposition.
Either the House committee on Rules and Legislative Administration or the Senate Committee
on Rules and Administration, when reporting a bill referred to the committee in accordance with
Joint Rule 2.03 and this resolution, may waive the application of the Rule and resolution to
subsequent actions on that bill by other committees.