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HF 1031

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 03/10/2011 09:54am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to the legislature; requiring that certain services be provided through
a joint legislative office; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 3.06,
subdivision 1; 3.303, by adding a subdivision.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 3.06, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.


Thereupon, if a quorum is present, the houses shall elect
the following officers, any of whom may be removed by resolution of the appointing body.

The senate shall elect a secretary, a first and a second assistant secretary, an enrolling
clerk, an engrossing clerk, a sergeant-at-arms, an assistant sergeant-at-arms, and a

The house of representatives shall elect a speaker, who shall be a member of the
house of representatives, a chief clerk, a first and a second assistant clerk, an index clerk, a
chief sergeant-at-arms, a first and a second assistant sergeant-at-arms, deleted text begina postmaster, an
assistant postmaster,
deleted text end and a chaplain.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 3.303, is amended by adding a subdivision to

new text begin Subd. 11. new text end

new text begin Joint administrative services. new text end

new text begin The Legislative Coordinating
Commission must provide or arrange for the provision of the following services to both
the house of representatives and the senate: printing and duplicating, postmaster and
mail functions, television and other public information, and provision of supplies. The
house of representatives and the senate may not maintain separate offices or hire separate
employees to perform these services.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Sections 1 and 2 are effective July 1, 2011.
new text end