The 2014 session is scheduled to begin Feb. 25, 2014.
Under other new laws taking effect New Year’s Day, private employers must wait until job applicants are selected for an interview before asking about their criminal history, and local authorities will receive more notification of chemical spills in their area.
Information on selected new laws can be found here.
A complete summary of all laws passed by the 2013 Legislature is available online from the House Public Information Services Office here.
Benson says he will retire after 2014 session (12/18/2013) New laws take effect Jan. 1 (12/18/2013) Legislative commission recommends repeal of 37 advisory groups (12/18/2013) Huntley won’t seek a 12th term (12/17/2013) Pollinator populations plummet, House committee hears (12/9/2013) Ways and Means Committee reacts to economic forecast (12/6/2013) State has projected $825 million budget surplus (12/5/2013) Previewing the November Economic Forecast (12/4/2013) House committee hearings expected to occur in late-January (11/21/2013) Joint panel examines nursing licensure, disciplinary procedures (11/13/2013) Date set for 2014 bill introduction pre-filing (11/4/2013)
Minnesota Legislature's 2014 Regular Session
Tuesday, February 25 2014 12:00 PM
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• The Minnesota Legislature is scheduled to reconvene in Regular Session on Tue., February 25, 2014, at 12 p.m.
• Interim House web and mobile streaming video coverage may be provided, as available.
Several members of the House have announced they will not seek re-election in 2014. An updated list can be found through this link.
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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.
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)