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Minnesota Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Jan. 11, 2007 GN Molnau Confirmation of Carol Molnau as Department of Transportation Commissioner Executive Sponsor

Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 27, 2010 SF 560 Relating to Public Safety Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 27, 2010 HF 3729 Relating to the Financing and Operation of State and Local Government Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 27, 2010 HF 2227 Relating to Government Innovation Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 25, 2010 SF 251 Relating to Commerce Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 25, 2010 SF 2469 Relating to Transportation Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 25, 2010 SF 2900 Relating to Game and Fish, Natural Resource Policy, and State Lands Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 21, 2010 HF 1 2010-2011 Budget Signed - Executive
Sign
May 18, 2010 SF 3145 Relating to Public Safety Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 17, 2010 SF 3275 Environmental and Natural Resources Omnibus Bill Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 15, 2010 SF 341 Domestic Partner Death Rights Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 15, 2010 SF 3019 Relating to Human Services Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 15, 2010 SF 271 Relating to State Government Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 15, 2010 SF 2510 Relating to Economic Development Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 15, 2010 HF 2624 Relating to State Government Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 13, 2010 HF 2634 Relating to Natural Resources Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 13, 2010 SF 2790 Relating to Public Safety Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 13, 2010 HF 2614 Omnibus Health and Human Services Bill Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 11, 2010 HF 2037 Appropriations and Taxation Bill Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 11, 2010 HF 3327 Relating to City and County Employees Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 10, 2010 SF 915 Relating to Insurance Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 10, 2010 SF 2226 Relating to Elections Vetoed - Executive
Veto
April 30, 2010 HF 3164 Relating to the Minnesota State College and University System Vetoed - Executive
Veto
April 1, 2010 HF 1671 2009-2011 Biennium Budget Amendments Signed - Executive
Sign
March 14, 2010 HF 2700 Omnibus Bonding and Budget Amendments Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
Feb. 18, 2010 SF 2168 General Assistance Medical Care Program Modifications Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 23, 2009 SF 971 School Anti-Bullying Policy Requirements Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 22, 2009 HF 928 Omnibus Transportation Policy Bill Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 22, 2009 SF 1012 Environment and Natural Resources Appropriations Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 22, 2009 HF 925 Requiring "U6" Employment Measure Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 22, 2009 HF 354 Pre-Foreclosure Mediation Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 22, 2009 SF 97 Legalizing Medical Marijuana Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 22, 2009 HF 1231 Omnibus Outdoor Resources Appropriations Signed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 22, 2009 SF 1331 Changing Early Voting and Special Election Requirements Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 21, 2009 SF 489 Relating to Reverse Mortgage Loans Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 21, 2009 HF 2323 Tax Law Amendments Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 21, 2009 HF 211 Legal Fee Liability in Homeowner Lawsuits Against Contractors Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 21, 2009 SF 477 Paint Fee Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 21, 2009 HF 362 Homeowner Warranty Claim Notification Amendments Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 21, 2009 HF 1053 Election Law Amendments Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 20, 2009 HF 330 Extended Construction Defect Notification Deadlines Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 20, 2009 SF 763 Civil Rights Restoration Notice Requirements Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 19, 2009 HF 412 Home Owner Warranty Claims Statute of Repose Adjusted Bill Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 19, 2009 HF 239 Faulty Construction Damages Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 16, 2009 SF 2083 2009-2011 Biennium Higher Education Budget Signed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 16, 2009 SF 2082 2010-2011 Budget Signed - Executive
Sign
May 16, 2009 SF 284 First Class Cities Major Political Party Caucuses Privileges Application Bill Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 16, 2009 SF 2141 Continuing Appropriations for State Agencies Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 16, 2009 HF 855 Omnibus Bonding Bill Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 16, 2009 HF 1122 Omnibus Agriculture and Veterans Affairs Bill Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 15, 2009 SF 1033 Amendments Relating to Private Property and Public Assistance Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 15, 2009 SF 802 2009-2011 Biennium Public Safety and Corrections Budget Signed - Executive
Sign
May 14, 2009 HF 2088 Omnibus Economic Development Bill Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 14, 2009 HF 1362 Health Budget Signed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 9, 2009 HF 885 Tax Law Amendments Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 8, 2009 SF 122 Warning on Effects of Certain Cocoas on Pets Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 7, 2009 SF 2081 Employment and Economic Development Amendments Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 7, 2009 HF 2123 Environment, Natural Resources, and Energy Appropriations Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
April 1, 2009 HF 1797 Federal Stimulus Transportation Funding Signed - Executive
Sign
May 29, 2008 HF 3149 Homeowner and Property Tax Bill Signed - Executive
Sign
May 29, 2008 HF 1812 Omnibus Supplemental Budget Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 29, 2008 HF 995 Peak Oil Preparation Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 27, 2008 SF 3363 State Budget Disclosure Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 23, 2008 SF 2368 Enterprise Activity Relocation or Closure Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 23, 2008 HF 2748 Rural Health Cooperative and County-Based Health Care Purchasing Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 23, 2008 SF 100 Public Funding for Stem Cell Research Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 19, 2008 SF 3396 Subprime Borrower Relief Act of 2008 Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 19, 2008 HF 3195 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cap and Trade Program Report Signed - Executive
Sign
May 19, 2008 SF 3138 Genetic Screening Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 18, 2008 HF 1875 School Employees Insurance Pool Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 18, 2008 SF 960 Modification of Dependents Definition for State Benefits Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 18, 2008 SF 2605 Metropolitan Council Member Staggered Terms Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 16, 2008 SF 3193 Access to Adoption Records and Original Birth Certificates Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 16, 2008 HF 3807 Real ID Prohibition Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 16, 2008 HF 6 K-12 Education Funding Bill Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 16, 2008 SF 2965 Surrogate Mother Regulations Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 15, 2008 SF 1128 Personal Sick Leave Benefits Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 15, 2008 SF 3775 Paint Stewardship Pilot Program Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 15, 2008 SF 3166 Child Welfare and Licensing Provisions Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 15, 2008 SF 875 Minimum Wage Increase Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 13, 2008 SF 3001 Education Mandatory Attendance and Report Card Modification Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 13, 2008 HF 3391 Health Care Reform Bill Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 12, 2008 SF 651 Public Health Provisions Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 8, 2008 SF 2369 Background Checks for Coaches Signed - Executive
Sign
May 8, 2008 SF 543 Supporting the Employee Free Choice Act Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 8, 2008 SF 3132 Medical Debt Information Regulation Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 5, 2008 SF 3564 Natural Gas Tax Rate Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 1, 2008 SF 2919 Time Requirements of Civil Commitments Hearings Vetoed - Executive
Veto
April 28, 2008 HF 3569 Workers' Lung Health Study Signed - Executive
Sign
April 25, 2008 HF 1351 Transportation Omnibus Vetoed - Executive
Veto
April 25, 2008 HF 3220 Nonprofit Organization Grants Vetoed - Executive
Veto
April 25, 2008 SF 599 A resolution urging the President and Congress to end trade, financial, and travel restrictions to Cuba Vetoed - Executive
Veto
April 18, 2008 SF 2822 "Good Faith" Requirement for Insurance Companies Signed - Executive
Sign
April 17, 2008 HF 3114 Park Districts and Acquisition of Property Vetoed - Executive
Veto
April 7, 2008 HF 380 Capital Improvements Budget Signed - Executive
Line Item Veto
April 4, 2008 SF 2688 Trucking industry employers unemployment compensation audits; independent contractor status general rule exception elimination Vetoed - Executive
Veto
March 27, 2008 SF 457 Independent school district #271, Bloomington; single member election districts Vetoed - Executive
Veto
March 7, 2008 HF 3201 Omnibus Tax Bill Signed - Executive
Sign
Feb. 22, 2008 HF 2800 2009-2010 Transportation Budget Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 30, 2007 HF 562 Transportation, Metropolitan Council, and public safety funding bill. Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 30, 2007 HF 2245 Omnibus E-12 education finance bill. Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 30, 2007 HF 1063 Omnibus higher education finance bill. Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 30, 2007 HF 2268 Omnibus tax bill. Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 25, 2007 HF 1078 Omnibus health and human services finance bill. Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 25, 2007 HF 548 Omnibus state government finance bill appropriating money for general legislative and administrative expenses of state government, regulating state and local government, and abolishing the Department of Employee Relations. Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 25, 2007 HF 464 School District Health Insurance Pool Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 25, 2007 SF 463 Notaries public maximum fees modification. Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 25, 2007 HF 122 Omnibus jobs, economic development, and housing finance bill establishing and modifying programs; and appropriating money. Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 16, 2007 SF 238 Smoking Ban Signed - Executive
Sign
May 15, 2007 HF 946 Transportation Funding and Gas Tax Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 15, 2007 HF 2294 Omnibus tax bill modifying property tax provisions, providing a homestead credit state refund, increasing property tax refunds, providing a school bond agricultural credit, and adding an income tax bracket and rate. Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 9, 2007 SF 646 Cyber-Bullying Signed - Executive
Sign
May 8, 2007 SF 2171 Omnibus Health and Human Services Bill Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 8, 2007 SF 2096 Omnibus environment, natural resources, and energy appropriations. Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 7, 2007 SF 372 Legalization of Ticket Scalping Signed - Executive
Sign
May 7, 2007 SF 1997 General Legislative and Administrative Budget Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 7, 2007 SF 2089 Omnibus jobs and economic development appropriations. Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 4, 2007 HF 2227 Omnibus agricultural and veterans affairs. Vetoed - Executive
Line Item Veto
May 3, 2007 HF 881 Metropolitan Land Planning act and related statutes modified, and erroneous and obsolete references corrected. Vetoed - Executive
Veto
May 1, 2007 HF 886 Capital Improvement Appropriations Vetoed - Executive
Veto
April 30, 2007 SF 1017 Charter commission expense limitations increased for specified cities. Vetoed - Executive
Veto
Feb. 20, 2007 HF 110 Great Lakes Water Resources Compact Signed - Executive
Sign

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