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SF 1483

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

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

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Introduction Posted on 03/02/2007

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A bill for an act
relating to state government; eliminating the Minnesota Council on Disability
sunset; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256.482, subdivisions 1, 8.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256.482, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Establishment; members.

There is hereby established the Council
on Disability which shall consist of 21 members appointed by the governor. Members
shall be appointed from the general public and from organizations which provide services
for persons who have a disability. A majority of council members shall be persons with a
disability or parents or guardians of persons with a disability. There shall be at least
one member of the council appointed from each of the state development regions. The
commissioners of the Departments of Education, Human Services, Health, and Human
Rights and the directors of the Rehabilitation Services and State Services for the Blind in
the Department of Employment and Economic Development or their designees shall serve
as ex officio members of the council without vote. In addition, the council may appoint ex
officio members from other bureaus, divisions, or sections of state departments which are
directly concerned with the provision of services to persons with a disability.

Notwithstanding the provisions of section 15.059, each member of the council
appointed by the governor shall serve a three-year term and until a successor is appointed
and qualified. The compensation and removal of all members shall be as provided in
section 15.059.new text begin The council performs functions that are not purely advisory, therefore the
expiration dates provided in section 15.059 do not apply.
new text end The governor shall appoint a
chair of the council from among the members appointed from the general public or who
are persons with a disability or their parents or guardians. Vacancies shall be filled by the
authority for the remainder of the unexpired term.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 256.482, subdivision 8, is amended to read:


deleted text begin Subd. 8. deleted text end

deleted text begin Sunset. deleted text end

deleted text beginNotwithstanding section 15.059, subdivision 5, the Council on
Disability shall not sunset until June 30, 2007.
deleted text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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