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HF 1242

3rd Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/20/2018 01:01pm

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

Current Version - 3rd Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to local government; requiring notice of proposed city ordinances;
proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 415.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [415.19] NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCES.
new text end

new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin For the purposes of this section:
new text end

new text begin (1) "city" means a statutory or home rule charter city;
new text end

new text begin (2) "electronic notification system" means an electronic notification system operated by
the city that distributes general city information or notices through e-mail; and
new text end

new text begin (3) "proposed ordinance" means a proposed new ordinance or a proposed amendment
to an ordinance.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Posting. new text end

new text begin (a) If a city posts ordinances on the city's Web site, the city must also
post proposed ordinances on the Web site at least ten days before the city council meeting
at which the proposed ordinance is scheduled for a final vote.
new text end

new text begin (b) If a city does not have an electronic notification system, the city must post notice of
a proposed ordinance in the same location as other public notices are posted at least ten
days before the city council meeting at which the proposed ordinance is scheduled for a
final vote.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Individual notice by e-mail. new text end

new text begin (a) If a city has an electronic notification system,
the city must notify any person that has signed up for e-mail notification of proposed
ordinances at least ten days before the city council meeting at which the proposed ordinance
is scheduled for a final vote.
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new text begin (b) If a city has an electronic notification system, the city must notify a person of the
notification procedure at the time the person applies for a new business license or license
renewal.
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new text begin Subd. 4. new text end

new text begin Failure to provide notice. new text end

new text begin Failure to provide notice described in this section
does not invalidate the ordinance or amendment to an ordinance adopted.
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new text begin Subd. 5. new text end

new text begin Minimum requirements. new text end

new text begin The requirements in this section are minimum
requirements. A city may provide more notice if it has the ability to do so.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Interim ordinances exempt. new text end

new text begin The requirements in this section do not apply to
interim ordinances adopted pursuant to section 462.355, subdivision 4.
new text end