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The 2014 session is scheduled to begin Feb. 25, 2014.


New House committee structure unveiled

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House Republican leadership announced the chairs and committee structure for the 89th legislative biennium scheduled to convene Jan. 6, 2015.

“Our committee structure reflects our priorities: growing good-paying jobs, protecting our seniors’ quality of life, giving our students a world-class education and prioritizing roads and bridges,” House Speaker-designate Kurt Daudt (R-Crown) said in a statement. 

[Read the full news release]

The recommendation of 26 committees and divisions is fewer than the 30 groups during the last biennium when the DFL held the House majority. Meeting times and locations have yet to be announced. (Read more)

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The 88th Session of the Minnesota Legislature has adjourned sine die
Saturday, May 17 2014 8:00 AM
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The 88th Session of the Minnesota Legislature has adjourned sine die.

2015 LEGISLATIVE SESSION
Tuesday, January 6 2015 12:00 PM
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Per Minnesota Statute, the 89th Session of the Minnesota Legislature is set to convene on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 12 p.m.

News and Notes


Prefiled Bill Introductions HF1863-HF2142
 
 
Follow that bill

You can follow bills throughout the legislative process by signing up for MyBills, a personalized way to track House and Senate bills by number that delivers alerts right to your inbox. Find more information on how to follow House and Senate bills here

 

Members won’t seek re-election

Several members of the House have announced they will not seek re-election in 2014. An updated list can be found through this link.

Resources

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Session: Round 2

The House and Senate have agreed by joint resolution that the 2014 session is scheduled to begin Feb. 25. With that start date, the second year of the biennium could be a maximum 13 weeks in length.

 

What now for all those leftover bills?

Thousands of bills were introduced in the House and Senate, but only a small percentage make it to law. So, what happens to the remaining bills? Most sit in limbo, waiting for possible action during the 2014 session. (Read More)

 

 

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