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SF 19

as introduced - 84th Legislature, 2005 1st Special Session (2005 - 2005) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to the legislature; prohibiting per diem
payments to members during certain special sessions;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 3.099,
subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 3.099,
subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Pay days; mileage; per diem.

The
compensation of each member of the legislature is due on the
first day of the regular legislative session of the term and
payable in equal parts on January 15, in the first month of each
term and on the first day of each following month during the
term for which the member was elected. The compensation of each
member of the legislature elected at a special election is due
on the day the member takes the oath of office and payable
within ten days of taking the oath for the remaining part of the
month in which the oath was taken, and then in equal parts on
the first day of each following month during the term for which
the member was elected.

Each member shall receive mileage for necessary travel to
the place of meeting and returning to the member's residence in
the amount and for trips as authorized by the senate for senate
members and by the house of representatives for house members.

Each member shall also receive per diem living expenses
during a regular or special session of the legislature in the
amounts and for the purposes as determined by the senate for
senate members and by the house of representatives for house
membersnew text begin, except that members must not receive per diem living
expenses for a special session that is called within 60 days of
adjournment of a regular session because the legislature failed
to pass necessary legislation during the regular session
new text end.

On January 15 in the first month of each term and on the
first day of each following month, the secretary of the senate
and the chief clerk of the house of representatives shall
certify to the commissioner of finance, in duplicate, the amount
of compensation then payable to each member of their respective
houses and its total.