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CHAPTER 206--H.F.No. 3350

An act

relating to local government; prohibiting city employees from serving on the city council or as mayor;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 412.02, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 410.

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

Section 1.

[410.191] CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS; CITY EMPLOYMENT.

Notwithstanding any charter provision, neither the mayor nor any city council member may be employed by the city. For purposes of this section, "employed" refers to full-time permanent employment as defined by the city's employment policy.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective August 1, 2010, and applies to persons elected or appointed to serve as mayor or city council member on or after that date.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 412.02, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

Subd. 1a.

City council; city employees.

Neither the mayor nor any city council member may be employed by the city. For purposes of this subdivision, "employed" refers to full-time permanent employment as defined by the city's employment policy.

EFFECTIVE DATE.

This section is effective August 1, 2010, and applies to persons elected or appointed to serve as mayor or city council member on or after that date.

Presented to the governor March 29, 2010

Signed by the governor March 30, 2010, 10:39 a.m.