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Governor Dayton Signs Two More Unsession Bills

April 11, 2014

Unsession measures repeal seventeen more outdated laws

ST. PAUL, MN – Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed two more Unsession bills into law. The bills included 17 Unsession provisions that Governor Dayton recommended to the Legislature in early March.

  • Chapter 161, SF 2569: This bill repeals obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws and rules under the direction of the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency. The bill also changes a State Register notice requirement that streamlines and provides easier public access to information. This bill passed the House 129-3 and the Senate 66-0.
  • Chapter 163, SF 2060: This food safety bill defines permitting rules for food product sampling and demonstration; with an exemption for a chili or soup cook-off event. The bill passed unanimously in both chambers.

About the Unsession
Governor Dayton’s Unsession reform proposals include over 1,000 ways to make state government work better for the people of Minnesota. From reforms that will improve state government services, to the elimination of unnecessary and outdated statutes, to simplifying the language of our state laws, the Governor’s Unsession proposals share one overarching goal: creating a Better Government for a Better Minnesota. More information about the Governor’s Unsession proposals is available his website at