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HF 3416

as introduced - 84th Legislature (2005 - 2006) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/13/2006

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; modifying provisions governing per diem for
members of state boards and advisory groups; amending Minnesota Statutes
2004, sections 15.0575, subdivision 3; 15.059, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 15.0575, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Compensation.

(a) Members of the boards may be compensated at the rate
of $55 a day spent on board activities, when authorized by the board, plus expenses in
the same manner and amount as authorized by the commissioner's plan adopted under
section 43A.18, subdivision 2. new text beginIf the amount of time spent on a board activity, including
time spent traveling to and from the member's home, is more than eight hours per day, the
member may be compensated at the rate of $75 for that day.
new text endMembers who, as a result of
time spent attending board meetings, incur child care expenses that would not otherwise
have been incurred, may be reimbursed for those expenses upon board authorization.

(b) Members who are state employees or employees of the political subdivisions
of the state must not receive the daily payment for activities that occur during working
hours for which they are compensated by the state or political subdivision. However, a
state or political subdivision employee may receive the daily payment if the employee
uses vacation time or compensatory time accumulated in accordance with a collective
bargaining agreement or compensation plan for board activities. Members who are state
employees or employees of the political subdivisions of the state may receive the expenses
provided for in this subdivision unless the expenses are reimbursed by another source.
Members who are state employees or employees of political subdivisions of the state
may be reimbursed for child care expenses only for time spent on board activities that
are outside their working hours.

(c) Each board must adopt internal standards prescribing what constitutes a day spent
on board activities new text beginand how to document days on which a person spends more than eight
hours on board activities
new text endfor purposes of making daily payments under this subdivision.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 15.059, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Compensation.

(a) Members of the advisory councils and committees may
be compensated at the rate of $55 a day spent on council or committee activities, when
authorized by the council or committee, plus expenses in the same manner and amount
as authorized by the commissioner's plan adopted under section 43A.18, subdivision
2
. new text beginIf the amount of time spent on a council or committee activity, including time spent
traveling to and from the member's home, is more than eight hours per day, the member
may be compensated at the rate of $75 for that day.
new text endMembers who, as a result of time
spent attending council or committee meetings, incur child care expenses that would not
otherwise have been incurred, may be reimbursed for those expenses upon council or
committee authorization.

(b) Members who are state employees or employees of political subdivisions must
not receive the daily compensation for activities that occur during working hours for which
they are compensated by the state or political subdivision. However, a state or political
subdivision employee may receive the daily payment if the employee uses vacation
time or compensatory time accumulated in accordance with a collective bargaining
agreement or compensation plan for council or committee activity. Members who are
state employees or employees of the political subdivisions of the state may receive the
expenses provided for in this section unless the expenses are reimbursed by another
source. Members who are state employees or employees of political subdivisions of the
state may be reimbursed for child care expenses only for time spent on board activities
that are outside their working hours.

(c) Each council and committee must adopt internal standards prescribing what
constitutes a day spent on council or committee activities new text beginand how to document days
on which a person spends more than eight hours on council or committee activities
new text endfor
purposes of making daily payments under this subdivision.