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SF 1251

2nd Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/24/2017 08:39am

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; establishing a Legislative Commission on
Cybersecurity; providing legislative appointments;proposing coding for new law
in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

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

Section 1.

[3.888] LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON CYBERSECURITY.

Subdivision 1.

Membership.

The Legislative Commission on Cybersecurity consists
of the following eight members:

(1) four senators, including two senators appointed by the senate majority leader and
two senators appointed by the senate minority leader; and

(2) four members of the house of representatives, including two members appointed by
the speaker of the house of representatives and two members appointed by the minority
leader of the house of representatives.

Subd. 2.

Terms; vacancies.

Members of the commission serve for a two-year term
beginning upon appointment and expiring on appointment of a successor after the opening
of the next regular session of the legislature in the odd-numbered year. A vacancy in the
membership of the commission must be filled for the unexpired term in a manner that will
preserve the representation established by this section.

Subd. 3.

Duties.

The commission shall provide oversight of the state's cybersecurity
measures. The commission shall review the policies and practices of state agencies with
regard to cybersecurity and may recommend changes in policy to adequately protect the
state from cybersecurity threats. The commission may develop recommendations and draft
legislation to support and strengthen the state's cybersecurity infrastructure.

Subd. 4.

Chair.

The commission shall elect a chair by a majority vote of those members
present. The officers shall alternate between a member of the senate and a member of the
house of representatives. A chair shall serve a two-year term expiring upon election of a
new chair after the opening of the next regular session of the legislature in the odd-numbered
year.

Subd. 5.

Meetings.

The commission must meet at least three times per calendar year.
The meetings of the commission are subject to section 3.055, except that the commission
may close a meeting when necessary to safeguard the state's cybersecurity. The minutes,
recordings, and documents from a closed meeting under this subdivision shall be maintained
by the Legislative Coordinating Commission and shall not be made available to the public
until eight years after the date of the meeting.

Subd. 6.

Administration.

The Legislative Coordinating Commission shall provide
administrative services for the commission.

Subd. 7.

Sunset.

The commission sunsets December 31, 2026.

Sec. 2. FIRST APPOINTMENTS AND FIRST MEETING OF LEGISLATIVE
COMMISSION ON CYBERSECURITY.

Subdivision 1.

First appointments.

Appointing authorities must make initial
appointments to the Legislative Commission on Cybersecurity by May 1, 2017.

Subd. 2.

First meeting.

The majority leader of the senate shall designate one senate
member of the Legislative Commission on Cybersecurity under Minnesota Statutes, section
3.888, to convene the first meeting by June 15, 2017. The commission must select a chair
from among the senate members at the first meeting.

Subd. 3.

Meetings in 2017.

Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 3.888,
subdivision 5, the commission must meet at least twice in 2017.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective the day following final enactment.

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