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HF 4599

as introduced - 93rd Legislature (2023 - 2024) Posted on 03/07/2024 02:43pm

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

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A bill for an act
relating to the State Capitol complex; modifying requirements related to security
services within the State Capitol complex; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022,
sections 10.01; 299E.01, subdivisions 2, 4.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 10.01, is amended to read:


The governor, secretary of state, auditor, and attorney general shall keep their offices
in rooms provided for them, respectively, in the area known as the Capitol, or as the Capitol
complex, or as the Capitol Area; and, in addition to the duties heretofore prescribed, shall
severally render such other services and be subject to such further obligations as are required
of or imposed upon them by text begin Security services for these offices must be provided by
the Capitol Complex Security Division under section 299E.01.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 299E.01, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.


(a) The division shall be responsible and shall utilize state
employees for security and public information services in state-owned buildings and state
leased-to-own buildings in the Capitol deleted text begin Area, as described in section 15B.02deleted text end new text begin complexnew text end . It
shall provide personnel as are required by the circumstances to insure the orderly conduct
of state business and the convenience of the public.

(b) As part of the division permanent staff, the director must establish the position of
emergency manager that includes, at a minimum, the following duties:

(1) oversight of the consolidation, development, and maintenance of plans and procedures
that provide continuity of security operations;

(2) the development and implementation of tenant training that addresses threats and
emergency procedures; and

(3) the development and implementation of threat and emergency exercises.

(c) The director must provide a minimum of one state trooper assigned to the Capitol
complex at all times.

(d) The director, in consultation with the advisory committee under section 299E.04,
shall, at least annually, hold a meeting or meetings to discuss, among other issues, Capitol
complex security, emergency planning, public safety, and public access to the Capitol
complex. The meetings must include, at a minimum:

(1) Capitol complex tenants and state employees;

(2) nongovernmental entities, such as lobbyists, vendors, and the media; and

(3) the public and public advocacy groups.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 299E.01, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

Subd. 4.

Capitol complex.

For purposes of this section, the Capitol complex deleted text begin of
state-owned buildings shall be
deleted text end new text begin means state-owned or state-leased buildings within the Capitol
new text end as defined in deleted text begin chapter 15Bdeleted text end new text begin section 15B.02new text end , and acts amendatory thereofnew text begin ; state-owned
or state-leased spaces in buildings that house Capitol complex offices provided to a state
constitutional officer under section 10.01;
new text end and such other state-owned or state-leased
buildings and property within the Twin Cities metropolitan area as the governor from time
to time may designate.

Sec. 4. new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Sections 1 to 3 are effective the day following final enactment.
new text end