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SF 1272

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

Introduction Posted on 02/24/2005
Unofficial Engrossments
1st Unofficial Engrossment Posted on 03/28/2006

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; adding an ex officio
member to the Indian Affairs Council; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 3.922, subdivision 1.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 3.922,
subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.

Creation, membership.

The state Indian
Affairs Council is created to consist of the following ex
officio members:

the governor or a member of the governor's official staff
designated by the governor,

the commissioner of education,

the commissioner of human services,

the commissioner of natural resources,

the commissioner of human rights,

the commissioner of employment and economic development,

the commissioner of corrections,

the commissioner of the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency,

the commissioner of Iron Range resources and

the commissioner of health,

new text begin the commissioner of transportation,
new text end

each of whom may designate a staff member to serve instead, and

three members of the house of representatives appointed by
the speaker, and three members of the senate appointed by its
Subcommittee on Committees.

Voting members of the council are the elected tribal chair of:

the Fond du Lac Reservation Business Committee;

the Grand Portage Reservation Business Committee;

the Mille Lacs Reservation Business Committee;

the White Earth Reservation Business Committee;

the Bois Forte (Nett Lake) Reservation Business Committee;

the Leech Lake Reservation Business Committee;

the Red Lake Tribal Council;

the Upper Sioux board of trustees;

the Lower Sioux Tribal Council;

the Shakopee-Mdewankanton General Council;

the Prairie Island Tribal Council; and

two members to be selected under subdivision 2.

The chairs of the Indian committees, trusts, or councils may
designate in writing a member who has been elected at large to
an office in the committee, trust, or council, to serve
instead. Members appointed to represent the house of
representatives, the senate or tribal governments shall no
longer serve on the council when they are no longer members of
the bodies which they represent and their offices shall be
vacant. A member who is a designee of a tribal chair shall
cease to be a member at the end of the term of the designating
tribal chair. Ex officio members or their designees on the
council shall not vote.