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HF 3854

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 05/14/2010 11:55am

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underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to the legislature; reducing the number of members of the senate and
house of representatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 2.021;
2.031, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 2.021, is amended to read:


2.021 NUMBER OF MEMBERS.

For each legislature, deleted text beginuntil a new apportionment shall have been made,deleted text end the senate is
composed of deleted text begin67deleted text endnew text begin 61new text end members and the house of representatives is composed of deleted text begin134deleted text endnew text begin 122new text end
members.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 2.031, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Legislative districts.

The representatives in the senate and house of
representatives are apportioned throughout the state in deleted text begin67deleted text endnew text begin 61new text end senate districts and deleted text begin134deleted text endnew text begin 122new text end
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.

Sec. 3. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
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new text begin Sections 1 and 2 are effective for legislators elected to begin service in 2013 and
thereafter.
new text end