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                         Laws of Minnesota 1989 

                        CHAPTER 343-S.F.No. 1242 
           An act relating to state government; adding members to 
          the council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans; extending 
          the expiration date on certain advisory councils; 
          increasing the compensation of members of 
          administrative boards and agencies; reducing the 
          maximum compensation of members of advisory councils; 
          eliminating a requirement for appointment of a state 
          employees assistance program advisory committee; 
          ratifying a certain labor agreement; ratifying 
          salaries and salary plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 
          1988, sections 3.9226, subdivision 1; 15.0575, 
          subdivision 3; 15.059, subdivisions 3 and 5; and 
          16B.39, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 
          1988, sections 84B.11, subdivision 4; 121.83; 174.031, 
          subdivision 2; 256.73, subdivision 7; and 268.12, 
          subdivision 6. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 3.9226, 
subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
    Subdivision 1.  [CREATION.] The state council on 
Asian-Pacific Minnesotans consists of 13 15 members.  Nine 
Eleven members are appointed by the governor and shall must be 
broadly representative of the Asian-Pacific community of the 
state. Terms, compensation, removal, and filling of vacancies 
for appointed members are as provided in section 15.059.  Two 
members of the house of representatives appointed under the 
rules of the house of representatives and two members of the 
senate appointed under the rules of the senate shall serve as 
nonvoting members of the council.  The council shall annually 
elect from its membership a chair and other officers it deems 
necessary.  The council expires on June 30, 1993. 
    Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 15.0575, 
subdivision 3, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 3.  [COMPENSATION.] Members of the boards shall must 
be compensated at the rate of $35 $48 per day spent on board 
activities, when authorized by the board, plus expenses in the 
same manner and amount as authorized by the commissioner's plan 
adopted pursuant to under section 43A.18, subdivision 2.  
Members who, as a result of time spent attending board meetings, 
incur child care expenses that would not otherwise have been 
incurred, may be reimbursed for those expenses upon board 
authorization.  Members who are full-time state employees or 
full-time employees of the political subdivisions of the 
state shall may not receive the $35 $48 per day, but they 
shall may suffer no loss in compensation or benefits from the 
state or a political subdivision as a result of their service on 
the board.  Members who are full-time state employees or 
full-time employees of the political subdivisions of the state 
may receive the expenses provided for in this subdivision unless 
the expenses are reimbursed by another source. Members who are 
state employees or employees of political subdivisions of the 
state may be reimbursed for child care expenses only for time 
spent on board activities that are outside their normal working 
hours. 
    Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 15.059, 
subdivision 3, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 3.  [COMPENSATION.] Members of the advisory councils 
and committees shall be compensated at the rate of at least $35 
per day spent on council or committee activities, when 
authorized by the council or committee, plus expenses in the 
same manner and amount as authorized by the commissioner's plan 
adopted pursuant to section 43A.18, subdivision 2.  The state 
agency that provides funding for the advisory council or 
committee may authorize compensation of up to $55 $48 per day 
spent on council or committee activities.  Members who, as a 
result of time spent attending council or committee meetings, 
incur child care expenses that would not otherwise have been 
incurred, may be reimbursed for those expenses upon council or 
committee authorization.  If members who are state employees or 
employees of political subdivisions receive the daily 
compensation, and if the major part of their activities occur 
during normal working hours for which they are also compensated 
by the state or political subdivision, the employer shall deduct 
the daily compensation from the employee's compensation for the 
day.  In no other case shall a member who is an employee of the 
state or a political subdivision suffer a loss in compensation 
or benefits from the state or political subdivision as a result 
of service on the council or committee.  Members who are 
full-time state employees or full-time employees of the 
political subdivisions of the state may receive the expenses 
provided for in this section unless the expenses are reimbursed 
by another source.  Members who are state employees or employees 
of political subdivisions of the state may be reimbursed for 
child care expenses only for time spent on board activities that 
are outside their normal working hours. 
    Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 15.059, 
subdivision 5, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 5.  [EXPIRATION DATE.] Unless a different date is 
specified by law, the existence of each advisory council and 
committee governed by this section shall terminate on June 30, 
1989 1993. 
     Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 16B.39, 
subdivision 2, is amended to read: 
    Subd. 2.  [EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM; ADVISORY 
COMMITTEE.] The commissioner shall provide an employee 
assistance program of training, diagnostic, and referral 
services for state employees and their dependents.  The 
commissioner shall appoint an advisory committee on state 
employee assistance of not more than 15 members to advise the 
commissioner on the program.  The committee is subject to the 
provisions of section 15.059. 
    Sec. 6.  [RATIFICATION.] 
    Subdivision 1.  [RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS.] The labor agreement 
between the state of Minnesota and the state residential schools 
education association, approved by the legislative commission on 
employee relations on October 11, 1988, is ratified. 
    Subd. 2.  [HIGHER EDUCATION.] The salaries for the 
chancellor of the state university system, the chancellor of the 
community college system, the director of vocational technical 
education, and the executive director of the higher education 
coordinating board, approved by the legislative commission on 
employee relations on December 20, 1988, are ratified. 
    Subd. 3.  [OTHER POSITIONS.] The salary plan for positions 
listed in Minnesota Statutes, section 15A.081, approved by the 
legislative commission on employee relations on December 20, 
1988, is ratified. 
    Sec. 7.  [REPEALER.] 
    Minnesota Statutes 1988, sections 84B.11, subdivision 4; 
121.83; 174.031, subdivision 2; 256.73, subdivision 7; and 
268.12, subdivision 6, are repealed. 
    Sec. 8.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
    This act is effective the day following final enactment, 
except that section 2 is effective July 1, 1989. 
    Presented to the governor May 26, 1989 
    Signed by the governor May 26, 1989, 5:15 p.m.