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SF 3296

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/13/2020 03:36pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to state government; changing a provision for publication in the State
Register; changing the date for the annual report on events held in the Capitol
building; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 14.46, subdivisions 3, 4;
16B.2405, subdivision 2.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 14.46, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

Subd. 3.

Submission of items for publication.

Any state agency which desires to publish
a notice of hearing, rule or change thereof shall submit a copy of the entire document,
including dates when adopted, and filed with the secretary of state, to the commissioner of
administration in addition to any other copies which may be required to be filed with the
commissioner by other law.

The revisor of statutes shall provide assistance to the commissioner if requested.
Alternatively, the commissioner may designate a contract compositor to whom the assistance
is to be supplied. The assistance, in either case, shall consist of furnishing a deleted text beginmachine readable
computer tape
deleted text endnew text begin readable digital filenew text end, or similar services, for rules which are available in the
revisor's computer database and for which a written copy has been submitted by an agency
to the commissioner for publication in the State Register.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 14.46, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

Subd. 4.

Cost; distribution.

When an agency properly submits a rule, proposed rule,
notice, or other material to the commissioner of administration, the commissioner must then
be accountable for the publication of the same in the State Register. The commissioner of
administration must require each agency which requests the publication of rules, proposed
rules, notices, or other material in the State Register to pay its proportionate cost of the State
Register unless other funds are provided and are sufficient to cover the cost of the State

The State Register must be offered for public sale at a location centrally located as
determined by the commissioner of administration and at a price as the commissioner of
administration determines. The commissioner of administration must further provide for
the mailing of the State Register to any person, agency, or organization if so requested,
provided that reasonable costs are borne by the requesting party. The supply and expense
appropriation to any state agency is deemed to include funds to purchase the State Register.
Ten copies of each issue of the State Register, however, must be provided without cost to
the Legislative Reference Library and ten copies to the State Law Library. deleted text beginOne copy must
be provided without cost to a public library in each county seat in the state or, if there is no
public library in a county seat, to a public library in the county as designated by the county
board. The commissioner must advise the recipient libraries of the significance and content
of the State Register and encourage efforts to promote its usage.
deleted text end

The commissioner must make an electronic version of the State Register available on
the Internet free of charge through the deleted text beginNorth Star information servicedeleted text endnew text begin State of Minnesota
main website
new text end.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 16B.2405, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.

Capitol event fees; appropriation.

The commissioner may collect charges or
fees from users holding events in the Capitol building. Money collected by the commissioner
under this subdivision shall be deposited in a Capitol events dedicated account in the special
revenue fund. Money in the dedicated account is appropriated to the commissioner of
administration to recover direct costs incurred from holding events in the Capitol building.
The commissioner shall report annually by deleted text beginAugust 1deleted text endnew text begin September 15new text end on the events held in
the Capitol buildingnew text begin for which the Department of Administration has collected feesnew text end, the
amounts collected for those events, and the costs for operating events, to the chairs and
ranking minority members of the committees in the house of representatives and the senate
with jurisdiction over finance and policy relating to the commissioner of administration.