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Governor Dayton acts on bills

May 02, 2012

Today, Governor Mark Dayton signed five bills into law:

  • Chapter 266, House File 2046, a Department of Public Safety agency bill that permits law enforcement to access the Department of Human Services civil commitment database for a background check when an individual applies for a permit to purchase explosives. 

  • Chapter 267, House File 2136, modifying when damaged motor vehicles must have a salvage title and where a disclosure of vehicle damage is required.  This bill passed the legislature with unanimous support.

  • Chapter 268, Senate File 2098, providing for alternative compliance with the state’s Integrated Resource Planning law for some cooperative electric associations in Minnesota. 

  • Chapter 269, Senate File 288, creating a registry for dental laboratories through a national dental laboratory organization and restricts Minnesota-licensed dentists to only using a registered dental laboratory under this system.

  • Chapter 270, Senate File 1573, the omnibus higher education bill.

Governor Dayton vetoed Chapter 265, House File 2821, a bill modifying House district boundaries in Senate districts 39 and 49.  A copy of the governor’s veto message is attached.