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Interim Committee Bill Drafts

(1999-2000 Interim)

Administrative Rules Committee

May 16, 2000

Agency procedures to notify interested parties of when rules adopted by the agency will be considered by the Administrative Rules Committee 10086.0100

Filing of comments on rules with rules filed for publication in the North Dakota Administrative Code 10087.0100

Correction of statutory references to provisions in NDCC Chapter 28-32 and authority of the Administrative Rules Committee to suspend administrative rules 10092.0100

August 29, 2000

Agency procedures to notify interested parties of when rules adopted by the agency will be considered by the Administrative Rules Committee 10086.0100

Filing of comments on rules with rules filed for publication in the North Dakota Administrative Code 10087.0100

Administrative agencies practices 10092.0100

Authorization by the Administrative Rules Committee before administrative rules may be adopted on an emergency basis 10127.0100

October 24, 2000

Agency procedures to notify interested parties of when rules adopted by the agency will be considered by the Administrative Rules Committee 10086.0200

Filing of comments on rules with rules filed for publication in the North Dakota Administrative Code 10087.0200

Administrative agencies practices 10092.0200

Authorization by the Administrative Rules Committee before administrative rules may be effective on an emergency basis 10127.0200

Administrative rulemaking authority 10128.0100

Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations

January 28, 2000

Membership of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations 10044.0100

June 30, 2000

City and county employee tobacco education and cessation programs 10053.0100

Creation of a disaster relief fund 10113.0100

September 28, 2000

Membership of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations 10044.0100

Creation of a disaster relief fund and a disaster relief property tax credit 10113.0200

City and county employee tobacco education and cessation programs 10137.0100

Consolidation of property tax levy authority of park districts 10183.0100

Property tax exemption for charitable organizations 13010.0100

Agriculture Committee

December 7, 1999

Deerproof hay yard program 10041.0100

July 26, 2000

Deerproof hay yard program 10041.0100

September 27, 2000

An investigation of an antitrust violation 10134.0100

A revolving fund for the investigation of antitrust violations and to provide for an appropriation 10135.0100

A concurrent resolution urging Congress to provide for consistent grain grading 13009.0100

Budget Committee on Government Services

June 12-13, 2000

State employee telecommuting incentive program 10089.0100

September 18-20, 2000

State employee telecommuting incentive program 10089.0200

Pilot project involving county treasurers administering motor vehicle registration programs 10121.0100

Budget Committee on Health Care

June 27-28, 2000

Moneys in the community health trust fund 10065.0100

July 31 - August 2, 2000

Interest earned on moneys in the water development trust fund 10118.0100

Eligibility criteria for medical assistance benefits 10119.0100

Budget Committee on Human Services

September 14, 2000

Exemptions to the temporary assistance for needy families work requirements and sixty-month benefit limit 10139.0100

Budget Committee on Institutional Services

March 13-14, 2000

Duties of the School for the Blind, qualifications for admission, and duty to report blind persons 10055.0100

Creation of the department of vision services 10056.0100

Lease of unused real property at the North Dakota School for the Blind 10057.0100

Provision of vocational rehabilitation services to individuals who are blind or visually impaired by the North Dakota School for the Blind 10058.0100

June 7, 2000

Duties of the School for the Blind, qualifications for admission, and duty to report blind persons 10055.0200

Placement of ND School for the Blind under the authority of the Department of Human Services 10057.0200

September 6, 2000

The name of the School for the Blind, duties of the School for the Blind, and services to nonresidents 10055.0300

Budget Section

December 9, 1999

Review of state agency applications for grants from the federal government or private entities 10042.0100

March 9, 2000

Review of state agency applications for grants from the federal government or private entities 10042.0100

Commerce and Labor Committee

July 10-11, 2000

Creation of a department of commerce 10103.0100

Goals of the Department of Economic Development and Finance and to reports of regional planning councils 10108.0100

Forgiveness of certain student loans for students in specified industries 10120.0100

September 7, 2000

Create a North Dakota entrepreneur seed fund 10152.0100

Provide for a state venture capital fund 10157.0100

September 11, 2000

Creation of a department of commerce 10103.0200

Goals of the Department of Economic Development and Finance and reports of regional planning councils 10108.0100

Forgiveness of certain student loans for students in specified industries 10120.0100

Structure of the Department of Economic Development and Finance 10140.0100

Renaissance zone tax benefit requirements 10144.0100

Goals of the Department of Economic Development and Finance and reports of regional planning councils 10173.0100

October 5, 2000

Creation of a department of commerce 10103.0300

Venture capital corporation incorporation 10109.0100

Payment of certain students loans for students in specified industries 10120.0200

Structure of the Department of Economic Development and Finance 10140.0100

Renaissance zone tax benefit requirements 10144.0200

Create a North Dakota entrepreneur seed fund 10152.0100

Provide for a state venture capital fund 10157.0200

Creation of a department of commerce 10190.0100

Credits allowed on the short-form income tax return 10192.0100

Criminal Justice Committee

June 22, 2000

Sexual offenses, the luring of minors by computer, and a statute of limitations for gross sexual imposition 10096.0100

Open records and parole records of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation 10111.0100

Referral of inmates for civil commitment 10112.0100

October 12, 2000

Sexual offenses, the luring of minors by computer, and a statute of limitations for gross sexual imposition 10096.0200

Sexual offenses; adultery and unlawful cohabitation 10129.0100

Open records and parole records of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation 10185.0100

Education Finance Committee

April 25, 2000

Adoption of state academic content standards and student assessments for schools 10083.0100

Adoption of state academic content standards for schools 10084.0100

Rates of individual income taxes, provide an appropriation for allocation to school districts to increase teachers' salaries 10085.0100

August 30, 2000

Adoption of state academic content standards and student assessments for schools 10083.0200

Adoption of state academic content standards for schools 10084.0200

Rates of individual income taxes 10085.0200

Education Services Committee

December 1, 1999

Education Standards and Practices Board 10010.0100

Administrator's Professional Practices Board (APPB) 10011.0100

Home education 10019.0200

State tuition fund 10021.0100

Payment of tuition 10022.0100

Student transportation 10023.0100

School construction 10029.0100

August 21-22, 2000

Creation of Chapter 15.1-13 - Education standards and practices board 10010.0400

Creation of Chapter 15.1-15 - Teacher dismissal 10012.0100

Creation of Chapter 15.1-16 - Teacher employment contracts 10013.0100

Creation of Chapter 15.1-18 - Teacher qualifications 10015.0100

Creation of Chapter 15.1-20 - Compulsory attendance 10016.0200

Creation of Chapter 15.1-21 - Courses and curricula 10017.0200

Creation of Chapter 15.1-22 - Kindergartens 10018.0200

Creation of Chapter 15.1-23 - Home education 10019.0400

Creation of Chapter 15.1-27 - School finance 10020.0200

Creation of Chapter 15.1-29 - Payment of tuition 10022.0300

Creation of Chapter 15.1-30 - Student transportation 10023.0300

Creation of Chapter 15.1-31 - Open enrollment 10024.0300

Creation of Chapter 15.1-32 - Special education 10025.0100

Creation of Chapter 15.1-33 - Multidistrict special education units 10026.0100

Creation of Chapter 15.1-34 - Boarding home care for students with disabilities 10027.0100

Creation of Chapter 15.1-35 - Textbook purchases 10028.0100

School district vehicle and heating fuel purchases 10068.0100

Creation of Chapter 15.1-14 - Administrator dismissal 10094.0100

October 23, 2000

Oaths by faculty members, vehicle and heating fuel purchases, and student usage of alcohol or controlled substances 10068.0200

Elementary and secondary education 10184.0100

Study the completed revision of those provisions of Title 15 of the NDCC which relate to elementary and secondary education 13011.0100

Electric Industry Competition Committee

September 13, 2000

Taxation of distribution and transmission of electric power for retail sale in this state 10145.0200

October 26, 2000

Taxation of distribution and transmission of electric power 10145.0400

Proposed amendments to Electric Industry Competition Committee tax restructuring bill draft 10145.0402

Electrical generating plants subject to the privilege tax on coal conversion facilities 10202.0100

Employee Benefits Programs Committee

May 31, 2000

Participation in the uniform group insurance program 10002.0200

Computation of retirement benefits under the Teachers' Fund for Retirement for retired members who have resumed teaching and subsequently retired 10003.0100

Expansion of the uniform group insurance program to allow participation by permanent and temporary employees of private sector employers and by others 10049.0100

Eligibility to participate in the defined contribution retirement plan 10050.0100

Participation in the defined contribution retirement plan 10051.0100

Postretirement benefit adjustments under the Teachers' Fund for Retirement 10069.0100

Definitions, annuities, participation by retired members who have resumed teaching, and confidentiality of records under the Teachers' Fund for Retirement 10070.0100

Purchase of service credit under the Public Employees Retirement System 10071.0100

Acceptance of rollover contributions under the defined contribution retirement plan 10072.0100

Disability retirement, normal retirement benefits, retirement benefit options, and postretirement adjustments for supreme and district court judges 10073.0100

Purchase of additional service credit under the Highway Patrolmen's Retirement System 10074.0100

State Retirement Board authority over excess uniform group insurance program funds 10075.0100

Dental insurance coverage for state employees under the uniform group insurance program 10076.0100

Calculation of the retiree health credit 10077.0100

Primary insurance benefits under the Old-Age and Survivor Insurance System 10078.0100

Alternate Firefighters Relief Association plan benefits 10079.0100

Definition of wages and salaries for purposes of the Public Employees Retirement System 10088.0100

Retired teachers returning to teaching under the Teachers' Fund for Retirement 10095.0100

Garrison Diversion Overview Committee

September 21, 2000

Acquisition of farmland or ranchland by nonprofit organizations 10123.0100

Effective date of the assumption of the Section 404 program of the Clean Water Act by the state 10124.0100

Higher Education Committee

October 3, 2000

The appropriation of higher education institutions' special revenue funds and the cancellation of unexpended appropriations for the ND University System 10153.0100

Legislative approval of capital improvement projects financed by donations, gifts, grants, and bequests 10154.0100

Reports to the Budget Section of the Legislative Council of irregularities noted in fiscal practices of state agencies and institutions 10155.0100

Budget requests and block grant appropriations for the North Dakota University System 10156.0100

The powers and duties of the State Board of Higher Education, state mineral tests, the Child Welfare Research Bureau, the Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Center 10159.0100

The North Dakota University System; the higher education system strategic plan 10160.0100

Information Technology Committee

July 14, 2000

The powers and duties of the Information Technology Committee 10125.0100

September 29, 2000

Powers and duties of the Information Technology Department 10125.0200

Universal service fund 10133.0200

Powers, duties, and responsibilities of the Information Technology Department 10179.0100

November 6, 2000

Powers, duties, and responsibilities of the Information Technology Committee and the Information Technology Department 10179.0300

December 4, 2000

Establishment, powers, and duties of an educational technology council 10228.0100

Judiciary Committee

April 10, 2000

Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 - Secured Transactions 10030.0100

Electronic records and electronic signatures 10031.0100

Adoption of the Uniform Foreign Money-Judgments Recognition Act 10032.0100

Disclaimer of property interests 10033.0100

Challenging the right of a person to vote 10067.0100

September 20, 2000

To provide for a computerized central indexing system, Uniform Commercial Code 10030.0300

The removal of children from the state, decrees of separation, the duty to support children 10082.0200

Immunity for guardians ad litem and child custody investigators 10090.0200

The Uniform Interstate Enforcement of Domestic Violence Protection Orders Act, penalties for violation of a protection order 10151.0100

The division of property in a divorce action 10158.0100

Challenging the right of a person to vote 10168.0100

Technical corrections and improper, inaccurate, redundant, missing, or obsolete references 10174.0100

October 20, 2000

Removal of children from the state, to decrees of separation, and the duty to support children 10082.0300

Immunity for guardians ad litem and child custody investigators 10090.0300

Challenging the right of a person to vote 10168.0200

Registration of a qualified elector to vote in any statewide special, primary, or general election 10198.0100

Grandparental rights of visitation of unmarried minors 10209.0100

Legislative Compensation Commission

September 28, 2000

Compensation paid to members of the Legislative Assembly during any organizational, special, or regular session 10104.0100

Compensation paid to members of the Legislative Assembly for attending sessions of the Legislative Council and its committees 10105.0100

Mileage and travel expense reimbursement for state officials and employees 10106.0100

Legislative Management Committee

August 30, 2000

The filing of bills enacted by the Legislative Assembly 10004.0100

Compensation of members of the Legislative Assembly 10150.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 312 19065.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 317 19066.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 314 and 318 19067.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate Rule 320 and House Rules 320 and 323 19069.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 324 19070.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 333 19071.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 346 19073.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 347 19074.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 402 19075.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 402 19076.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 404 and 405 19077.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 601 19078.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 601 19079.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 506 and 602 19080.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House rules 602 19081.0100

Proposed amendments to Joint Rule 209 19082.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 602 19084.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 205 and 360 19109.0100

Proposed amendments to Joint Rule 501(3)(A) and (B) 19278.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate Rules 201 and 202 and Joint Rules 207, 207, 501(4), and 802 19336.0100

Proposed creation of Senate and House Rules 504.1 19337.0100

October 5, 2000

Concurrent resolution directing the Legislative Council to study and develop a legislative redistricting plan or plans for use in the 2002 primary election 13012.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 347 19074.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 601 19079.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 506 and 602 19080.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 602 19081.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate and House Rules 602 19084.0100

Proposed amendments to Senate Rules 201 and 202 and Joint Rules 207, 208, 501(4), and 802 19336.0100

Legislative rules changes approved by the Legislative Management Committee 19391.0100

Regulatory Reform Review Commission

September 13, 2000

A universal service fund; the power of the Public Service Commission; services provided by an eligible telecommunications carrier 10133.0100

October 10, 2000

A universal service fund; the jurisdiction and power of the Public Service Commission; a continuing appropriation 10133.0200

Taxation Committee

June 20, 2000

Establishment and operation of the farmers equity trust fund, issuance of revenue bonds for support of the fund, investments, and income tax credits 10110.0100

Reduce or eliminate the impediment of capital gains and estate taxes on passage of stewardship of family farms to succeeding generations 13002.0100

Provide a greater opportunity for farmers to participate in retirement investments by allowing withdrawals without penalty to support family operations 13003.0100

Reduce or eliminate capital gains taxes on inflationary valuation increases of farm and ranch property 13005.0100

Urging Congress not to implement or allow implementation of the Kyoto Protocol because of the potentially disastrous impact on American agriculture 13006.0100

Urging Congress to enact legislation to allow farm and ranch risk management accounts and to consider limiting size of the accounts 13007.0100

September 14, 2000

The establishment and operation of the farmers equity trust fund, issuance of revenue bonds for support of the fund, investments, and income tax credits 10110.0200

A sales and use tax exemption for sales and use of used farm machinery, farm machinery repair parts, and used irrigation equipment 10146.0100

A concurrent resolution urging Congress to reduce or eliminate the impediment of capital gains and estate taxes on passage of stewardship of family farms 13002.0100

Urges Congress to provide a greater opportunity for farmers to participate in retirement investments by allowing withdrawals without penalty 13003.0100

Urges Congress to reduce or eliminate capital gains taxes on inflationary valuation increases of farm and ranch property 13005.0100

Urges Congress not to implement or allow implementation of the Kyoto Protocol because of the potentially disastrous impact on American agriculture 13006.0100

Urges Congress to enact legislation to allow farm and ranch risk management (FARRM) accounts and to consider limiting the size of the accounts 13007.0100

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