Senate Counsel, Research
and Fiscal Analysis
Minnesota Senate Bldg.
95 University Avenue W. Suite 3300
St. Paul, MN 55155
(651) 296-4791
Tom Bottern
Director
   Senate   
State of Minnesota
 
 
 
 
 
S.F. No. 464 - Miscellaneous Department of Public Safety Technical Corrections
 
Author: Senator Susan Kent
 
Prepared By: Chris Turner, Senate Fiscal Analyst (651/296-4350)
 
Date: March 2, 2015



 

The bill provides updated cross-references and other necessary changes to Minnesota Statutes resulting from the repeal of outdated and redundant statutes in Laws 2014, chapter 212 (Public Safety “un-session” bill) as mandated by Article 5 of the chapter.

Section 1 removes references to sections that were repealed relating to “radio receiving sets.”

Section 2 removes references to sections that were repealed relating to “radio receiving sets” and updates a reference from “broadcasting station” to “public safety answering point.”

Sections 3 and 4 remove a reference to a repealed section and replaces it with existing authority related to the secure network operated by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

Section 5 is in response to the repeal of section 299C.04, which dealt with civil service law issues.  In past years, employees in the Forensic Laboratory were covered under the State Patrol retirement plan.  There are some retired Forensic Laboratory employees that draw their retirement from that plan and this modification to the State Patrol retirement language continues that coverage.  At some point, Forensic Laboratory employees were transferred to the Minnesota State Retirement System plan and all current employees are covered by it.

Sections 6, 7, and 8 remove references to sections that were repealed relating to a prohibition on an employer retaliating against a crime victim.

Section 9 repeals language requiring telegraph and telephone companies to give priority to messages or calls directed to broadcasting stations.

 
Check on the status of this bill
 
Back to Senate Counsel and Research Bill Summaries page
 

 
This page is maintained by the Office of Senate Counsel, Research, and Fiscal Analysis for the Minnesota Senate.
 
Last review or update: 03/02/2015
 
If you see any errors on this page, please e-mail us at webmaster@senate.mn