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SF 1873

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to state governmental operations; clarifying that executive orders need
not be reissued in a second or subsequent term; clarifying that commissioners
must be submitted to the senate for confirmation in a second or subsequent
term; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, sections 4.035, subdivision 3; 15.06,
subdivision 2.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 4.035, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

Subd. 3.

Expiration date.

Unless an earlier date is specified by statute or by
executive order, an executive order shall expire 90 days after the date that the governor
who issued the order deleted text beginvacatesdeleted text endnew text begin leavesnew text end office.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 15.06, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.

Term of office; successor.

The term of a commissioner shall end with the
term of the office of governor. deleted text beginIf the appointing authority is the governordeleted text endnew text begin In additionnew text end, the
term shall end deleted text beginon the date the governor who appointed the commissionerdeleted text endnew text begin if the governornew text end
vacates office. The appointing authority shall submit to the president of the senate
the name of an appointee as permanent commissioner as provided by section 15.066,
subdivision 2
, within 45 legislative days after the end of the term of a commissioner
and within 45 legislative days after the occurrence of a vacancy. The appointee shall
take office as permanent commissioner when the senate notifies the appointing authority
that it has consented to the appointment. A commissioner shall serve at the pleasure of
the appointing authority.

Sec. 3. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin This act is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end