language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1991 CHAPTER 240-H.F.No. 1387 An act relating to public buildings; requiring that legislative hearing rooms and the house and senate chambers be fitted with devices to aid the hearing-impaired; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 16B.61, by adding a subdivision. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1990, section 16B.61, is amended by adding a subdivision to read: Subd. 7. [ACCESS FOR THE HEARING-IMPAIRED.] All rooms in the state office building and in the capitol that are used by the house of representatives or the senate for legislative hearings, and the public galleries overlooking the house and senate chambers, must be fitted with assistive listening devices for the hearing-impaired. Each hearing room and the public galleries must have a sufficient number of receivers available so that hearing-impaired members of the public may participate in the committee hearings and public sessions of the house and senate. Sec. 2. [APPROPRIATION.] $30,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of administration for purposes of section 1, to be available for the biennium ending June 30, 1993. Presented to the governor May 24, 1991 Signed by the governor May 28, 1991, 9:48 a.m.