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HF 121

as introduced - 84th Legislature, 2005 1st Special Session (2005 - 2005) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 07/01/2005

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to the legislature; prohibiting payment of
compensation to legislators during a period of
government shutdown; proposing coding for new law in
Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [3.0985] NO COMPENSATION DURING GOVERNMENT
SHUTDOWN.
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, members of the
legislature may not receive salary, per diem living expenses,
mileage, or any other expense payments during a government
shutdown. For purposes of this section, "government shutdown"
means a period after June 30 of an odd-numbered year in which
the legislature has not passed and presented to the governor one
or more of the bills designated as major appropriation or
revenue bills by law, or by rules of both the house of
representatives and the senate.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Section 1 is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end