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SF 3241

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/25/2022 10:39am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; precluding pattern bargaining for law enforcement officer
salaries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 43A.17, by adding a


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 43A.17, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:

new text begin Subd. 13. new text end

new text begin Compensation for law enforcement officers. new text end

new text begin (a) For purposes of this
subdivision, the term "law enforcement officers" means Minnesota State Patrol troopers,
Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents, special agents in the gambling enforcement
division of the Department of Public Safety, conservation officers, Department of Corrections
fugitive specialists, and Department of Commerce insurance fraud specialists.
new text end

new text begin (b) When the commissioner of management and budget negotiates a collective bargaining
agreement establishing compensation for law enforcement officers, the commissioner must
consider compensation based on compensation data from the most recent salary and benefits
survey conducted pursuant to section 299D.03, subdivision 2a. Use of pattern bargaining
or suggesting compensation based on internal equity data constitutes bad faith in negotiations.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE; APPLICATION. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following
final enactment and expires January 1, 2032. This section applies to contracts entered into
on or after the effective date but before January 1, 2032.
new text end