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HF 4489

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 05/08/2018 09:32am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to legislative enactments; correcting miscellaneous oversights,
inconsistencies, ambiguities, unintended results, and technical errors;amending
Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 14.47, subdivision 5.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 14.47, subdivision 5, is amended to read:


Subd. 5.

Powers of revisor.

(a) In preparing a compilation or supplement, the revisor
may:

(1) renumber deleted text beginrules, paragraphs, clausesdeleted text endnew text begin rule parts, subparts,new text end or other deleted text beginpartsdeleted text endnew text begin divisionsnew text end of
a rulenew text begin partnew text end;

(2) combine or divide deleted text beginrules, paragraphs, clausesdeleted text endnew text begin rule parts, subparts,new text end or other deleted text beginpartsdeleted text endnew text begin
divisions
new text end of a rulenew text begin partnew text end;

(3) rearrange the order of deleted text beginrules, paragraphs, clausesdeleted text endnew text begin rule parts, subpartsnew text end, or other deleted text beginpartsdeleted text endnew text begin
divisions
new text end of a rulenew text begin partnew text end;

(4) move deleted text beginparagraphs, clauses,deleted text endnew text begin subpartsnew text end or other deleted text beginpartsdeleted text endnew text begin divisionsnew text end of a rulenew text begin partnew text end to another
rulenew text begin partnew text end;

(5) remove redundant language;

(6) make minor punctuation and grammatical changes to facilitate the renumbering,
combining, dividing, and rearranging of deleted text beginrules or parts of rulesdeleted text endnew text begin rule parts, subparts, or other
divisions of a rule part
new text end;

(7) change reference numbers to agree with renumbered deleted text beginrules, paragraphs, clausesdeleted text endnew text begin rule
parts, subparts,
new text end or other deleted text beginpartsdeleted text endnew text begin divisionsnew text end of a rulenew text begin partnew text end;

(8) change reference numbers to agree with renumbered statutes or deleted text beginpartsdeleted text endnew text begin divisionsnew text end of
statutes;

(9) substitute the proper deleted text beginrule, paragraph, clause, or other part of a ruledeleted text endnew text begin rule part, subpart,
or other division of a rule part
new text end for the term "this rule," "the preceding rule" and the like;

(10) substitute numbers for written words and written words for numbers;

(11) substitute the term "rule" for the term "regulation" when "regulation" refers to a
Minnesota rule;

(12) substitute the date on which the rule becomes effective for the words "the effective
date of this rule," and the like;

(13) change capitalization, punctuation, and forms of citation for the purpose of
uniformity;

(14) convert citations of Laws of Minnesota to citations of Minnesota Statutes;

(15) correct manifest clerical or typographical errors;

(16) correct all misspelled words;

(17) correct manifest grammatical and punctuation errors;

(18) replace gender specific words with gender neutral words and, if necessary, recast
sentences containing gender specific words; and

(19) make other editorial changes to ensure the accuracy and utility of the compilation
or supplement.

(b) The revisor shall provide headnotes as catch words to deleted text beginrulesdeleted text endnew text begin rule partsnew text end anddeleted text begin, if
appropriate, to paragraphs, clauses, or other parts of a rule
deleted text endnew text begin subpartsnew text end. The headnotes are not
part of the rule even if included with the rule when adopted. The revisor deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin maynew text end change
new text begin a new text enddeleted text beginheadnotesdeleted text endnew text begin headnotenew text end to clearly indicate the subject matter of deleted text beginthe rulesdeleted text endnew text begin a rule part or subpartnew text end.
"Headnote" means any text functioning as catch words to the substance of text and not itself
communicating the substantive content of the rulenew text begin part or subpartnew text end.