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HF 2632

1st Engrossment - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 01/31/2022 12:13pm

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A bill for an act
relating to elections; adopting a legislative districting plan for use in 2022 and
thereafter; modifying technical redistricting publishing and reporting requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 2.031, subdivision 1; 2.91, subdivision
1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 2.395; 2.495.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 2.031, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Legislative districts.

new text begin(a) new text endThe representatives in the senate and house of
representatives are apportioned throughout the state in 67 senate districts and 134 house of
representatives districts. Each senate district is entitled to elect one senator and each house
of representatives district is entitled to elect one representative.

new text begin (b) Legislative redistricting plan L2101-1, on file with the Geographic Information
Services Office of the Legislative Coordinating Commission and published on its website
on December 7, 2021, is adopted and describes the legislative districts within this state.
Each senate district is composed of the two house districts, A and B, of the same number.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 2.91, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Distribution.

new text begin(a) new text endUpon enactment of a redistricting plan for the legislature
or for Congress, the Legislative Coordinating Commission shall deposit the plan with the
secretary of state. The secretary of state shall provide copies of the relevant portions of the
redistricting plan to each county auditor, who shall provide a copy of the relevant portions
of the plan to each municipal clerk within the county. The secretary of state, with the
cooperation of the commissioner of administration, shall make copies of the plan file, maps,
and tables available to the public for the cost of publication. deleted text beginThe revisor of statutes shall
code a metes and bounds description of the districts in Minnesota Statutes.
deleted text end

new text begin (b) The Geographic Information Services Office of the Legislative Coordinating
Commission must make available and publish on its website a plan components report, or
an equivalent report, for each district.
new text end

new text begin (c) For purposes of this subdivision, "plan components report" means a report that, at a
minimum, includes the following:
new text end

new text begin (1) the names and populations of the counties within each district; and
new text end

new text begin (2) where a county is split between districts, the names and populations of the portion
of the split county and each of the split county's whole or partial cities, townships,
unorganized territories, precincts, and census blocks within each district.
new text end

Sec. 3. new text beginREPEALER.
new text end

new text begin Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 2.395; and 2.495, new text end new text begin are repealed.
new text end

Sec. 4. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin This act is effective and applies to districts for offices to be elected at the 2022 state
general election and thereafter.
new text end

APPENDIX

Repealed Minnesota Statutes: H2632-1

2.395 THIRTY-NINTH DISTRICT.

Subdivision 1.

Senate district.

Senate District 39 consists of that district as described in the order of the Minnesota Special Redistricting Panel in Hippert v. Ritchie, No. A11-152 (February 21, 2012).

Subd. 2.

House of representatives districts.

Notwithstanding the order of the Minnesota Special Redistricting Panel in Hippert v. Ritchie, No. A11-152 (February 21, 2012), Senate District 39, as described in that order, is divided into two house of representatives districts as follows:

(a) House of Representatives District 39A consists of the district as described in that order, with the modification contained in file L39A-1, on file with the Geographic Information Systems Office of the Legislative Coordinating Commission and published on its website on March 9, 2012.

(b) House of Representatives District 39B consists of that district as described in that order, with the modification contained in file L39B-1, on file with the Geographic Information Systems Office of the Legislative Coordinating Commission and published on its website on March 9, 2012.

2.495 FORTY-NINTH DISTRICT.

Subdivision 1.

Senate district.

Senate District 49 consists of that district as described in the order of the Minnesota Special Redistricting Panel in Hippert v. Ritchie, No. A11-152 (February 21, 2012).

Subd. 2.

House of representatives districts.

Notwithstanding the order of the Minnesota Special Redistricting Panel in Hippert v. Ritchie, No. A11-152 (February 21, 2012), Senate District 49 is divided into two house of representatives districts as follows:

(a) House of Representatives District 49A consists of the district as described in that order, with the modification contained in file L49A-2, on file with the Geographic Information Systems Office of the Legislative Coordinating Commission and published on its website on March 28, 2012.

(b) House of Representatives District 49B consists of the district as described in that order, with the modification contained in file L49B-2, on file with the Geographic Information Systems Office of the Legislative Coordinating Commission and published on its website on March 28, 2012.