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SF 1589 - State Government Appropriations and Increase in Governor and Legislator Pay - Key Vote

Minnesota Key Votes

Sean Nienow voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: State Government Appropriations and Increase in Governor and Legislator Pay

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (73-60) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (39-25) -
Legislation - Nonconcurrence Vote Passed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (73-56) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (34-32) - (Key vote)

Title: State Government Appropriations and Increase in Governor and Legislators Pay

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases legislators' salaries, effective January 1, 2015.

Highlights:
  • Requires the salary of the governor to be increased by 3 percent on January 1, 2015, and January 1, 2016 (Art. 7, Sec. 12). 
  • Requires the salary of each member of the legislature to be equal to 33 percent of the governor’s salary (Art. 7, Sec. 1).
  • Requires a state or political subdivision, municipal corporation, or other public agency to allow a military officer or employee to choose when to take 15 days of paid military leave during each calendar year (Art. 5, Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: State Government Appropriations and Increase in Governor and Legislators Pay

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