language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to courts; allowing housing courts and housing calendars to use referees almost exclusively for landlord and tenant cases;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 484.013, subdivision 3.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
The chief judge of district court may appoint a referee for the housing calendar program. The referee must be learned in the law. The referee must be compensated according to the same scale used for other referees in the district court. Section 484.70, subdivision 6, applies to the housing calendar program.
Presented to the governor May 5, 2014
Signed by the governor May 6, 2014, 10:13 a.m.