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S.F.0003: (AUTHORS: BOLDON, Port, Murphy, Putnam and Mitchell; Companion to HF No. 3.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying provisions related to voter registration; absentee voting; requiring voting instructions and sample ballots to be multilingual and interpreters to be provided in certain situations; regulating intimidation, deceptive practices, and interference with voter registration and voting; campaign finance; expanding the definition of express advocacy; providing penalties; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 10A.01, subdivision 16a; 10A.27, subdivision 11; 13.607, by adding a subdivision; 171.06, subdivision 3; 201.054, subdivisions 1, 2; 201.061, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1, as amended; 201.091, subdivision 4; 201.161; 201.162; 203B.04, subdivisions 1, 5; 203B.06, subdivisions 1, 3; 203B.12, by adding subdivisions; 203B.121, subdivision 2; 211B.15, subdivisions 1, 7b, by adding subdivisions; 211B.32, subdivision 1; Laws 2023, chapter 12, section 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204B; 211B.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0003
02/02/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Laid on the table
02/07/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation
 

 
S.F.0026: (AUTHORS: CHAMPION, Marty, Mann, Latz and Oumou verbeten; Companion to HF No. 28.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; restoring the right to vote to individuals convicted of a felony upon completion of any term of incarceration imposed and executed by a court for the offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 204C.08, subdivision 1d; 204C.10; 609.165, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 243.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0026
01/17/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
 

 
S.F.0048: (AUTHORS: DIBBLE, Port, Carlson, Mitchell and Boldon; Companion to HF No. 636.)
 
A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, by adding a section; providing for free, fair, and equal elections.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0048
01/26/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration
 

 
S.F.0066: (AUTHORS: PORT, Dziedzic, Putnam, Dibble and Drazkowski; Companion to HF No. 496.)
 
A bill for an act relating to ethics in government; limiting certain types of contributions that grant registered lobbyists or other individuals special access to a meeting room, hospitality area, or other event space where public officials are likely to gather and the primary purpose of granting that special access is to facilitate informal meetings or socialization with public officials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 10A.273, subdivision 1.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0066
01/17/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Not heard
01/24/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Amended and recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.0285: (AUTHORS: MITCHELL, Westlin and Rest; Companion to HF No. 204.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; allowing voter electronic signatures for purposes of electronic rosters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 201.225, subdivision 2.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0285
01/24/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Amended and recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.0384: (AUTHORS: MARTY, Mcewen, Putnam, Port and Dibble; Companion to HF No. 1064.)
 
A resolution memorializing Congress to overturn the United States Supreme Court decision Citizens United v. FEC; requesting that Congress clarify that the rights protected under the Constitution are the rights of natural persons and not the rights of artificial entities and that spending money to influence elections is not speech under the First Amendment; asking that Congress propose a constitutional amendment to provide such clarification.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0384
01/24/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration
 

 
S.F.0516: (AUTHORS: CHAMPION, Rest, Maye quade and Mcewen; Companion to HF No. 799.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; allowing persons to be absent from work to vote in person before election day; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 204C.04, subdivision 1.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0516
01/26/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.0538: (AUTHORS: HOFFMAN, Rest, Champion, Dziedzic and Kupec; Companion to HF No. 642.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; enacting the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 208.05; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 208.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0538
01/31/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.0611: (AUTHORS: BOLDON and Mcewen; Companion to HF No. 95.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring the State Canvassing Board to declare the candidates duly elected who received the highest number of votes for each federal and state office; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 204C.33, subdivision 3.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0611
01/24/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.0746: (AUTHORS: HOFFMAN and Champion; Companion to HF No. 789.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting a candidate to request the candidate's residential address be classified as private data when the candidate has reasonable fear as to the safety of the candidate or the candidate's family; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 204B.06, subdivision 1b.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0746
01/31/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
 

 
S.F.0749: (AUTHORS: WESTLIN and Carlson; Companion to HF No. 451.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying requirements related to the ordering of candidates for partisan offices on the state general election ballot; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 204D.13, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0749
01/26/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Not heard
02/21/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended and recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.1191: (AUTHORS: WESTLIN and Carlson; Companion to HF No. 1140.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; making technical and policy changes to provisions related to elections administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 5B.06; 201.061, subdivisions 1, 3; 201.071, subdivisions 1, 8; 201.091, subdivisions 2, 4a; 201.12, subdivision 2; 201.121, subdivision 1; 201.13, subdivision 3; 201.145, subdivisions 3, 4; 201.1611, subdivision 1; 201.195; 201.225, subdivision 2; 202A.16, subdivision 1; 202A.18, subdivision 2a; 203B.01, by adding a subdivision; 203B.02, by adding a subdivision; 203B.08, subdivisions 1, 3; 203B.081, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 203B.11, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 203B.12, subdivision 7; 203B.121, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 203B.16, subdivision 2; 204B.06, subdivisions 1, 1b, 4a, by adding a subdivision; 204B.09, subdivisions 1, 3; 204B.13, by adding a subdivision; 204B.14, subdivision 2; 204B.16, subdivision 1; 204B.19, subdivision 6; 204B.21, subdivision 2; 204B.45, subdivisions 1, 2; 204B.46; 204C.07, subdivision 4; 204C.15, subdivision 1; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.28, subdivision 1; 204C.35, by adding a subdivision; 204C.39, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.19, subdivision 2; 204D.22, subdivision 3; 204D.23, subdivision 2; 205.13, subdivision 5; 205.175, subdivision 3; 205A.09, subdivision 2; 205A.10, subdivision 5; 205A.12, subdivision 5; 206.58, subdivisions 1, 3; 206.845, by adding a subdivision; 207A.12; 207A.13, subdivision 2; 209.021, subdivision 2; 211B.15, subdivision 8; 367.03, subdivision 6; 447.32, subdivision 4.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1191
02/16/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
 

 
S.F.1193: (AUTHORS: GUSTAFSON, Bahr and Cwodzinski; Companion to HF No. 559.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting trainee election judges to serve until reaching the age of 18; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 204B.19, subdivision 6.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1193
02/14/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Laid over
 

 
S.F.1283: (AUTHORS: WESTLIN, Carlson and Rest; Companion to HF No. 205.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying prohibitions on soliciting at or near a polling place; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 211B.11, subdivision 1.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1283
02/09/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    As amended, be laid over
 

 
S.F.1361: (AUTHORS: CARLSON and Fateh; Companion to HF No. 1942.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing mail balloting in any town or any city with fewer than 400 registered voters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 204B.45, subdivision 1.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1361
03/14/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    As amended, be laid over
 

 
S.F.1362: (AUTHORS: CARLSON; Companion to HF No. 1141.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying campaign finance provisions; modifying campaign finance reporting requirements; requiring disclosure of electioneering communications; amending provisions relating to voter registration, absentee voting, and election day voting; adopting the national popular vote compact; prohibiting certain contributions during the legislative session; making technical and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 5B.06; 10A.01, subdivisions 5, 21, 26, 30, by adding subdivisions; 10A.022, subdivision 3; 10A.025, subdivision 4; 10A.03, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 10A.04, subdivisions 3, 9; 10A.09, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 10A.121, subdivisions 1, 2; 10A.15, subdivisions 3, 5, by adding subdivisions; 10A.17, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 10A.20, subdivisions 2a, 5; 10A.244; 10A.25, subdivision 3a; 10A.271, subdivision 1; 10A.273, subdivisions 1, 2; 10A.275, subdivision 1; 10A.38; 135A.17, subdivision 2; 201.061, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 8; 201.12, subdivision 2; 201.121, subdivision 1; 201.13, subdivision 3; 201.1611, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 201.195; 201.225, subdivision 2; 202A.18, subdivision 2a; 203B.06, subdivision 3; 203B.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 203B.08, subdivisions 1, 3; 203B.11, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 203B.16, subdivision 2; 203B.21, subdivisions 1, 3; 203B.23, subdivision 2; 203B.24, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivisions 1, 1b, 4a, by adding a subdivision; 204B.09, subdivision 1; 204B.13, by adding a subdivision; 204B.14, subdivision 2; 204B.16, subdivision 1; 204B.19, subdivision 6; 204B.21, subdivision 2; 204B.32, subdivision 2; 204B.35, by adding a subdivision; 204C.04, subdivision 1; 204C.07, subdivision 4; 204C.15, subdivision 1; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.28, subdivision 1; 204C.33, subdivision 3; 204C.35, by adding a subdivision; 204C.39, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.09, subdivision 2; 204D.13, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 204D.16; 204D.25, subdivision 1; 205.13, subdivision 5; 205.16, subdivision 2; 205.175, subdivision 3; 205A.09, subdivision 2; 205A.10, subdivision 5; 205A.12, subdivision 5; 206.58, subdivisions 1, 3; 206.61, subdivision 1; 206.80; 206.83; 206.845, by adding a subdivision; 206.86, by adding a subdivision; 206.90, subdivision 10; 207A.12; 207A.15, subdivision 2; 208.05; 209.021, subdivision 2; 211B.15, subdivision 8; 211B.20, subdivision 1; 367.03, subdivision 6; 447.32, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 10A; 203B; 208; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 202A.16; Minnesota Rules, parts 4511.0100, subpart 1a; 4511.0600, subpart 5.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1362
02/16/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Not heard
02/21/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    As amended, be laid over
03/16/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Amended and recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.1394: (AUTHORS: MAYE QUADE, Lucero, Limmer, Dibble and Gustafson; Companion to HF No. 1370.)
 
A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a cause of action for nonconsensual dissemination of deep fake sexual images; establishing the crime of using deep fake technology to influence an election; establishing a crime for nonconsensual dissemination of deep fake sexual images; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 604; 609; 617.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1394
03/14/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
 

 
S.F.1405: (AUTHORS: REST and Koran; Companion to HF No. 1489.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; increasing the maximum refund permitted by the political contribution refund program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 290.06, subdivision 23.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1405
03/23/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes
 

 
S.F.1434: (AUTHORS: WESTLIN and Boldon; Companion to HF No. 558.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for early voting; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 201.022, subdivision 1; 203B.001; 203B.01, by adding a subdivision; 203B.03, subdivision 1; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.081, subdivision 2; 203B.085; 203B.121, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 204B.28, subdivision 2; 206.82, subdivision 1; 206.83; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 203B.081, subdivision 3.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1434
03/02/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1463: (AUTHORS: PUTNAM, Cwodzinski, Murphy and Frentz; Companion to HF No. 811.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring multiple unit residential facilities to permit candidates and volunteers to access the facility for the purpose of traveling door-to-door to speak with individual residents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 211B.20, subdivision 1.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1463
02/14/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    As amended, be laid over
 

 
S.F.1507: (AUTHORS: MITCHELL, Westlin and Boldon; Companion to HF No. 635.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; prohibiting intimidation of election officials; prohibiting interference with the performance of a duty of election administration by an election official; prohibiting tampering with or unauthorized access to certain types of election systems and equipment; providing penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 8.31, subdivision 1; 204B.26; 206.845, subdivision 1; 211B.32, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211B.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1507
02/14/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
 

 
S.F.1508: (AUTHORS: MITCHELL and Boldon; Companion to HF No. 736.)
 
A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; designating certain expenses as noncampaign disbursements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 10A.01, subdivision 26.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1508
02/16/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    As amended, be laid over
 

 
S.F.1515: (AUTHORS: PUTNAM, Carlson, Fateh and Boldon; Companion to HF No. 495.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying postsecondary student voter registration provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 135A.17, subdivision 2; 201.061, by adding a subdivision; 201.1611, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1515
02/14/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Higher Education
 

 
S.F.1548: (AUTHORS: REST, Carlson, Mitchell, Marty and Nelson; Companion to HF No. 2765.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing a local election expense reimbursement account; modifying the voting equipment grant account; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 206.95; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1548
03/07/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes
 

 
S.F.1570: (AUTHORS: COLEMAN and Gruenhagen; Companion to HF No. 1418.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; appropriating money for attorney fees from redistricting cases.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1570
03/09/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    As amended, be laid over
 

 
S.F.1580: (AUTHORS: MARTY, Mitchell, Boldon, Westlin and Rest)
 
A bill for an act relating to ethics in government; closing a loophole in disclosure of economic interests of public officials to include disclosure of certain independent contracting and consulting; requiring additional disclosure of lobbying and lobbyist contributions; requiring certain reports of lobbying activity; requiring disclosures of campaign contributions from lobbyists, principals, and political committees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 10A.01, subdivision 5; 10A.04, subdivisions 4, 6.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1580
02/23/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Meeting canceled
02/28/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Laid over
 

 
S.F.1636: (AUTHORS: CARLSON; Companion to HF No. 1723.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying provisions related to lobbying; modifying election administration provisions; establishing a task force on ranked choice voting and voter engagement; amending requirements related to soliciting near the polling place; prohibiting election judge intimidation; authorizing certain local governments to adopted ranked choice voting; authorizing rulemaking; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 5.30, subdivision 2; 8.31, subdivision 1; 10A.01, subdivision 21, by adding a subdivision; 10A.04, subdivisions 4, 6; 10A.05; 10A.06; 10A.071, subdivision 1; 10A.31, subdivision 4; 201.022, subdivision 1; 201.071, subdivision 1, as amended; 201.091, subdivision 4a; 201.145, subdivisions 3, 4; 203B.001; 203B.01, by adding a subdivision; 203B.03, subdivision 1; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.081, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; 203B.085; 203B.12, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 203B.121, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 204B.09, subdivision 3; 204B.26; 204B.28, subdivision 2; 204B.45, subdivisions 1, 2; 204B.46; 204B.49; 206.845, subdivision 1; 211A.02, subdivision 1; 211B.11, subdivision 1; 211B.32, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 203B; 211B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 203B.081, subdivision 2.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1636
03/27/2023   Meeting scheduled for eight in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Meeting canceled
03/28/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Laid on the table
03/30/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Meeting canceled
04/03/2023   Meeting scheduled for twelve in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
 

 
S.F.1827: (AUTHORS: CARLSON; Companion to HF No. 2802.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying the definition of major political party; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 200.02, subdivision 7.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1827
02/23/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Meeting canceled
02/28/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Removed from agenda by author request
03/14/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Amended and recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.1943: (AUTHORS: CARLSON; Companion to HF No. 2392.)
 
A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; modifying certain campaign finance provisions; providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 10A.022, subdivision 3; 10A.121, subdivision 2; 10A.15, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 10A.20, subdivision 2a; 10A.271, subdivision 1; 10A.275, subdivision 1; 10A.38.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1943
02/21/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
 

 
S.F.2051: (AUTHORS: BOLDON, Westlin, Port and Rest; Companion to HF No. 1776.)
 
A bill for an act relating to lobbying; expanding lobbying provisions to include all political subdivisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 10A.01, subdivision 21; 10A.04, subdivisions 4, 6; 10A.05; 10A.06; 10A.071, subdivision 1.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2051
03/07/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.2107: (AUTHORS: CARLSON and Rest; Companion to HF No. 2394.)
 
A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; modifying certain economic interest statement provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 10A.01, subdivision 5; 10A.09, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2107
02/28/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Laid over
 

 
S.F.2121: (AUTHORS: CARLSON and Koran; Companion to HF No. 2393.)
 
A bill for an act relating to lobbyists; modifying lobbyist registration and reporting; creating definitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 10A.01, subdivision 21, by adding subdivisions; 10A.025, subdivision 4; 10A.03, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 10A.04, subdivisions 3, 4, 6, 9; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 4511.0600, subpart 5.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2121
02/28/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    As amended, be laid over
 

 
S.F.2144: (AUTHORS: HOFFMAN, Maye quade, Fateh, Mann and Abeler; Companion to HF No. 2746.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; appropriating money for grants to improve access to polling places.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2144
03/02/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.2171: (AUTHORS: REST; Companion to HF No. 2204.)
 
A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for redistricting of the Metropolitan Council districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 473.123, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 473.123, subdivision 3e.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2171
03/02/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation
 

 
S.F.2270: (AUTHORS: MORRISON, Mohamed, Port, Hauschild and Mitchell; Companion to HF No. 2486.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for ranked choice voting in elections for federal and state offices; establishing a Statewide Ranked Choice Voting Implementation Task Force; authorizing jurisdictions to adopt ranked choice voting for local offices; establishing procedures for adoption, implementation, and use of ranked choice voting for local jurisdictions; allowing local jurisdictions to use electronic voting systems with a reallocation feature; authorizing rulemaking; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 204B.35, subdivision 1; 204C.19, by adding a subdivision; 204C.21, by adding a subdivision; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204D.07, subdivision 3; 205.13, subdivision 2; 206.57, subdivision 6; 206.58, subdivision 1; 206.83; 208.05; 211A.02, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 206; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204E.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2270
03/09/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State and Local Government and Veterans
 

 
S.F.2732: (AUTHORS: BOLDON; Companion to HF No. 2337.)
 
A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; regulating electioneering communications; requiring statements of electioneering communications to be submitted to the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board; adopting relevant definitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.244; 10A.25, subdivision 3a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2732
03/14/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    As discussed, laid over
 

 
S.F.2845: (AUTHORS: BOLDON, Murphy and Port; Companion to HF No. 2793.)
 
A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; regulating small donor political committees and funds; establishing a small donor state match program; exempting certain candidate expenditures from aggregate expenditure limits; repealing the campaign public subsidy program; transferring money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 10A.01, by adding subdivisions; 10A.20, subdivision 3; 10A.25, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; 10A.257, subdivision 1; 10A.31, subdivision 4; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 10A.323; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 10A.31, subdivisions 5, 5a, 6, 6a, 7, 7a, 7b, 10, 10a, 10b, 11; 10A.315; 10A.321; 10A.324, subdivisions 1, 3.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2845
03/23/2023   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Livestream YouTube
    As amended, be laid over
 

 
S.F.3230: (AUTHORS: WESTLIN; Companion to HF No. 3255.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring major party candidates to be certified by a major party before being placed on the ballot; amending ballot placement requirements; amending petition requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 204B.03; 204B.071; 204B.10, by adding a subdivision; 204D.07, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 3; 204D.12; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3230
04/25/2023   Meeting scheduled for nine - Livestream YouTube
    As amended, be laid over
 

 
S.F.3457: (AUTHORS: WESTLIN)
 
A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; amending amounts reportable for certain items in principal reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 10A.04, subdivision 6.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3457
02/20/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Laid over
 

 
S.F.3481: (AUTHORS: WESTLIN, Boldon and Mitchell; Companion to HF No. 4133.)
 
A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding scope of doxing crimes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 609.5151, subdivisions 1, 2; Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 211B.076, subdivision 4.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3481
02/15/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
 

 
S.F.3499: (AUTHORS: BOLDON; Companion to HF No. 3645.)
 
A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; amending local candidate financial report requirements; requiring the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board to oversee campaign finance reporting requirements for political committees, political funds, and party units engaged in campaign activity for certain local elected offices and ballot questions for local governments; amending the definition of committee for purposes of chapter 211A; making technical and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 7, 10d; 211A.01, subdivisions 3, 7, 8, by adding a subdivision; 211A.02, subdivision 2; 211A.05, subdivision 1; 211A.06; 211A.07; 211A.12; 211A.14; Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, sections 10A.20, subdivision 2a; 211A.02, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 211A.01, subdivisions 2, 4; 211A.02, subdivision 4.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3499
02/15/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Laid over
 

 
S.F.3501: (AUTHORS: BOLDON; Companion to HF No. 3644.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing a working group on local candidate campaign finance reporting; requiring a report; appropriating money.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3501
02/15/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State and Local Government and Veterans
 

 
S.F.3550: (AUTHORS: MAYE QUADE, Carlson, Westlin and Boldon; Companion to HF No. 3625.)
 
A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying the deep fake election crime; disqualifying a convicted person from holding elected office; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 211B.17, subdivision 1; 211B.18; Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 609.771, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3550
02/15/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
 

 
S.F.3555: (AUTHORS: CARLSON; Companion to HF No. 3632.)
 
A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the filling of a vacancy in the position of sheriff or county attorney by special election; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 375.08; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 375.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3555
02/20/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State and Local Government and Veterans
 

 
S.F.3616: (AUTHORS: MITCHELL, Xiong and Boldon; Companion to HF No. 3447.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; allowing postsecondary institutions to request a temporary polling place on the institution's campus; amending Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 203B.081, subdivision 4.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3616
02/20/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Higher Education
 

 
S.F.3818: (AUTHORS: WESTLIN, Carlson, Boldon and Mitchell; Companion to HF No. 3557.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying various provisions related to election administration; modifying voter registration requirements; amending requirements related to voting instructions and sample ballots; amending requirements relating to tabulating votes and tabulation equipment; amending the timeline for notification provided to counties of certain elections; amending recount threshold requirements; restricting use of public voter information list; amending canvassing timelines; providing a separate process for presidential election contests; amending the notice of restoration of rights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 201.071, subdivision 3; 204C.20, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 204C.33, subdivision 1; 204C.35, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 204C.36, subdivisions 2, 3; 205.16, subdivisions 4, 5; 205A.05, subdivision 3; 205A.07, subdivisions 3, 3b; 205A.11, subdivision 2; 206.89, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 6; 208.06; 208.44; 208.47; 209.01, subdivision 2; 447.32, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, sections 201.061, subdivisions 3, 3a; 201.071, subdivision 1; 201.091, subdivision 4; 204B.09, subdivision 3; 204B.16, subdivision 1; 204B.295, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.33, subdivision 3; 206.61, subdivision 1; 243.205, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 209A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 243.205, subdivision 3.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3818
02/29/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety
 

 
S.F.3868: (AUTHORS: MORRISON, Port, Hauschild, Mitchell and Mohamed; Companion to HF No. 3276.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for ranked choice voting; authorizing jurisdictions to adopt ranked choice voting for local offices; establishing procedures for adoption, implementation, and use of ranked choice voting for local jurisdictions; allowing local jurisdictions to use electronic voting systems with a reallocation feature; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 204B.35, subdivision 1; 204C.21, by adding a subdivision; 204D.07, subdivision 3; 205.13, subdivision 2; 206.57, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 206.83; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 206; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204E.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3868
02/22/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Remote
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State and Local Government and Veterans
 

 
S.F.3871: (AUTHORS: CWODZINSKI, Boldon and Marty; Companion to HF No. 4068.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; amending voter registration application and reporting requirements for school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 201.1611, subdivision 1.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3871
02/22/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Remote
    Laid over
 

 
S.F.3875: (AUTHORS: MITCHELL, Pappas, Boldon and Westlin; Companion to HF No. 3435.)
 
A bill for an act relating to state government; clarifying applicability of census activity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 2.92, subdivision 4.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3875
02/22/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Remote
    Laid over
 

 
S.F.3878: (AUTHORS: MITCHELL, Boldon, Murphy and Oumou verbeten; Companion to HF No. 4043.)
 
A bill for an act relating to redistricting; requiring the allocation of certain incarcerated persons based on their last known address in Minnesota; requiring the Department of Corrections to collect the last residential address of an inmate before incarceration; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 2; 241.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3878
03/07/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Remote
     
 

 
S.F.3942: (AUTHORS: BOLDON; Companion to HF No. 4233.)
 
A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing a public finance program for local candidates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3942
02/20/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State and Local Government and Veterans
 

 
S.F.3994: (AUTHORS: CHAMPION, Kunesh and Boldon; Companion to HF No. 3527.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing the Minnesota Voting Rights Act; making legislative findings; prohibiting certain actions by political subdivisions or other officials or entities with responsibilities related to election administration that result in voter suppression or vote dilution; establishing a civil cause of action for violations; requiring notice prior to a claim in certain cases; establishing remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 200.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF3994
03/07/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Remote
     
 

 
S.F.4039: (AUTHORS: WESTLIN, Mitchell and Boldon; Companion to HF No. 4132.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring certain municipalities to use a .gov domain; amending Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 5.305, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF4039
02/29/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room 1200 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State and Local Government and Veterans
 

 
S.F.4260: (AUTHORS: CARLSON, Westlin and Mitchell; Companion to HF No. 4411.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; transferring money to the voting operations, technology, and election resources account.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF4260
03/05/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Remote
    No Committee Action Recorded
 

 
S.F.4431: (AUTHORS: WESTLIN, Koran and Rest)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring the commissioner of revenue to establish an online system to claim the political contribution refund; amending the political contribution refund program to allow for electronic information transfer between the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board and the Department of Revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, sections 10A.02, subdivision 11b; 10A.322, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, section 290.06, subdivision 23.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF4431
03/05/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Remote
    No Committee Action Recorded
 

 
S.F.4432: (AUTHORS: WESTLIN, Rest and Cwodzinski; Companion to HF No. 4243.)
 
A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying certain local elections provisions; modifying certain absentee voting provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 204C.19, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2023 Supplement, sections 203B.04, subdivision 1; 203B.07, subdivision 3; 203B.081, subdivision 7; 204C.28, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2022, section 383B.031.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF4432
03/05/2024   Meeting scheduled for fifteen - Remote
    No Committee Action Recorded