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HF 2840

1st Engrossment - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 03/29/2010 10:04am

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; establishing a collaborative governance council;
requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 6.

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

Section 1.

new text begin [6.81] COLLABORATIVE GOVERNANCE COUNCIL.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Establishment; membership. new text end

new text begin (a) A collaborative governance
council is established and shall include major statewide governmental entities and
nongovernmental statewide organizations as provided in this subdivision. The 12-member
council consists of the state auditor and one member appointed by and serving at the
pleasure of each of the following:
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new text begin (1) League of Minnesota Cities;
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new text begin (2) Minnesota Association of Townships;
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new text begin (3) Association of Minnesota Counties;
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new text begin (4) Minnesota School Board Association;
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new text begin (5) American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees;
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new text begin (6) Education Minnesota;
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new text begin (7) Service Employees International Union;
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new text begin (8) a senator appointed by the majority leader of the senate;
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new text begin (9) a senator appointed by the minority leader of the senate;
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new text begin (10) a member of the house of representatives appointed by the speaker of the
house; and
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new text begin (11) a member of the house of representatives appointed by the house minority
leader.
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new text begin The appointing authorities under this section shall complete their initial appointments
no later than July 1, 2010.
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new text begin (b) Council members shall be represented by the designated appointee of each
respective organization. The council shall seek input from nonmember organizations
whose expertise can help inform the council's work.
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new text begin (c) In conjunction with the auditor's duties to recommend best practices for delivery
of local government service, the state auditor shall serve as chair of the council and shall
convene the first meeting by July 31, 2010. The council must meet at least quarterly.
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new text begin (d) Members do not receive compensation or reimbursement of expenses from the
council for service on the council.
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new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Powers and duties; report. new text end

new text begin (a) The council shall develop
recommendations to the governor and the legislature designed to increase collaboration
in government. These recommendations may include, but are not limited to, strategies,
policies, or other actions focused on the:
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new text begin (1) review of statutes, laws, and rules that slow collaboration efforts;
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new text begin (2) use of collaboration to improve the delivery of governmental services;
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new text begin (3) use of technology to connect entities and share information, including broadband
access;
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new text begin (4) modernization of financial transactions and their oversight by facilitating credit
and debit card transactions, electronic funds, transfers, and electronic data interchange; and
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new text begin (5) creation of model forms for joint power agreements.
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new text begin (b) By February 1 of each year, the council shall submit its recommendations,
including any draft legislation necessary to implement its recommendations, to the
governor and to the chairs and ranking members of the legislative committees and
divisions with jurisdiction over state and local government policy and finance and early
childhood through grade 12 education policy and finance.
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new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Expiration. new text end

new text begin This section expires June 30, 2015.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective June 1, 2010.
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