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CHAPTER 167--H.F.No. 3099

An act

relating to state government; requiring emergency management training for certain executive branch employees;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 12.09, by adding a subdivision.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 12.09, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

Subd. 10.

Emergency management training.

(a) The division must maintain and administer an emergency management training curriculum. The division must make emergency management training courses in this curriculum available to state employees whose essential job duties involve emergency management.

(b) Each state agency that is assigned a role as a disaster or emergency response organization in the state emergency operations plan must have at least one employee who has completed the entire emergency management training curriculum maintained under this section. If an agency is not in compliance with this paragraph as of the effective date of this paragraph, or if all employees who have completed the curriculum leave the agency, the agency must immediately file a plan with the division identifying how and when the agency will be in compliance.

(c) On September 1, 2008, and January 15 of each subsequent year, the commissioner of public safety must report to legislative committees with jurisdiction over public safety issues on compliance with this section. The report must list state agencies that are in compliance with this section and must summarize compliance efforts for state agencies not yet in compliance.

Presented to the governor March 31, 2008

Signed by the governor April 3, 2008, 8:52 a.m.