MAT Legislative Updates and Information

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2020 Legislative Materials

2020 MAT Legislative Priorities

Townships 101 (2020)

Data for Townships by Senate and House Districts
This spreadsheet lists what township is in what legislative district (first tab), as well as specific information for each individual House and Senate district (second and third tabs), such as the number of townships, estimated total township population, the percentage of township population, and estimate number of township roads.

MAT 2020 Legislative Update (2-23-20)Legislative update on what is happening at the State Capitol.  Includes Bills that MAT is following.

Bills MAT is Supporting:
H.F. 1577 (Wolgamott) / S.F. 1671 (Lang) Bill adds $20 million to the Town Road and Bridge Assistance Account.

H.F. 1139 (Dehn) / S.F. 1179 (B. Anderson) Bill prohibits annexation by means other than identified in an orderly annexation agreement.

H.F. 7 (Ecklund) / S.F. 9 (Koran) Bill appropriates $70 million for the broadband grant program. (Fiscal years 2020 and 2021)

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L & R Committee Meetings

“WINTER” L&R Committee Meeting
Wednesday April 22 and Thursday April 23, 2020
Best Western Capitol Ridge, St Paul
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FALL L&R Committee Meeting
Wednesday September 23 and Thursday September 24, 2020
Holiday Inn St Cloud
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Helpful Legislative Links

MN Legislature Website From this site you can find virtually any information you are looking for regarding the legislative process. You can go to the House or Senate Home pages, search for bills, pull up current laws, etc.
Committee Hearings Schedule Want to find out what committee hearings are scheduled? Click here to see a joint listing of House and Senate committee hearings.
House Bills Want to find a copy of a bill? This link brings you to the HOUSE BILL page where you can search by bill #, author, or key words.
Senate Bill Page Want to find a copy of a bill? This link brings you to the SENATE BILL page where you can search by bill #, author, or key words.
House Committee List House Committee website where you can see who is on a committee, what the committee has done, what the committee plans to do, or subscribe to the e-mail notification list.
Senate Committee List Senate Committee website where you can see who is on a committee, what the committee has done, what the committee plans to do, or subscribe to the e-mail notification list.
Revisor Are you looking for a statute, rule, or session law (a bill that has been signed but has not yet been updated into the statutes)? Then click this link.
Other State Agencies & Entities Do you want to find the Governor’s office, a state agency or other state entity? Then start here…