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Dibble, D. Scott "Scott"

House 2001-2002 (District 60B); Senate 2003-2012 (District 60); Senate 2013-Present (District 61)

Party when first elected:  Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Counties Served:  Hennepin

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 8/27/1965 Date of Death: 
Birth Place: New York City, New York Birth County:  Birth Country: United States
Other Names: Scott
Gender:  Male Religion:  Not Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):  Minneapolis

Occupation (when first elected):  Community Organizer/Former Information Technology Support, IDS Corporation

EDUCATION

Apple Valley High School; Secondary; Graduate
University of St. Thomas; German and Political Science, Mid-1980s
University of Minnesota; German and Political Science

OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE

Municipal GovernmentMinneapolis, Minnesota (Aide to Council Member Dore Mead) ??/??/1994 to ??/??/2000

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS

Spouse/Partner: David Maier (when first elected); Richard Leyva (first listed in 2005, married in California in August 2008)
Children:
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:

GENERAL NOTES

He was the first openly homosexual man to run and be elected to the Minnesota Legislature, without previously having held a seat in it. Allan Spear was the first openly homosexual member of the Minnesota Legislature.

One of his parents was a member of the United States Air Force. So his family moved around alot. Before he moved to Minnesota when he was 13 years old, he lived in Bermuda, Italy, Portugal, Alabama, and Texas.


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Map of Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN
Total Days Served: 4987

SESSIONS SERVED

88th Legislative Session (2013-2014)

  Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/6/2012 Term of Office: 1/8/2013 to 1/2/2017
District: 61 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Legislator
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2013 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2013 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Environment and Energy
Finance
Finance Subcommittee: Environment, Economic Development, and Agriculture Division
Finance Subcommittee: Subcommittee on Legacy
Finance Subcommittee: Transportation and Public Safety Division (Chair)
Transportation and Public Safety (Chair)

87th Legislative Session (2011-2012)

  Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/2/2010 Term of Office: 1/4/2011 to 1/7/2013
District: 60 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Legislator
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications
State Government Innovation and Veterans
Transportation

86th Legislative Session (2009-2010) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/7/2006 Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/3/2011
District: 60 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Legislator
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2010 2nd Sp.S. - Chief Author    2010 2nd Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications
Environment and Natural Resources
Environment and Natural Resources Subcommittee: Forestry
Finance Subcommittee: Economic Development and Housing Budget Division
Finance Subcommittee: Transportation Budget and Policy Division
Finance Subcommittee: Transportation Budget and Policy Division-Transit Subdivision (Chair)
Health, Housing and Family Security Subcommittee: Joint Health, Housing and Family Security with Finance: Economic Development and Housing Budget Division - Housing (also subcommittee to Finance-Economic Development and Housing Budget Division)
Taxes
Taxes Subcommittee: Property Tax Division
Transportation
Transportation Subcommittee: Airways, Waterways and Railways

85th Legislative Session (2007-2008)

  Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/7/2006 Term of Office: 1/3/2007 to 1/3/2011
District: 60 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Legislator
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Committees:
Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications
Environment and Natural Resources
Environment and Natural Resources Subcommittee: Forestry
Finance Subcommittee: Economic Development Budget Division
Finance Subcommittee: Transportation Budget and Policy Division
Finance Subcommittee: Transportation Budget and Policy Division-Airways, Waterways and Railways
Finance Subcommittee: Transportation Budget and Policy Division-Transit Subdivision (Chair)
Taxes
Transportation
Transportation Subcommittee: Airways, Waterways and Railways
Transportation Subcommittee: Transit Subdivision (Chair)

84th Legislative Session (2005-2006) (second half of Senate term)

  Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/5/2002 Term of Office: 1/7/2003 to 1/2/2007
District: 60 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Legislator
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2005 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Finance Subcommittee: Environment, Agriculture and Economic Development Budget Division
Finance Subcommittee: Transportation Budget Division
Jobs, Energy and Community Development
Jobs, Energy and Community Development Subcommittee: Energy
Jobs, Energy and Community Development Subcommittee: Housing (Chair)
State and Local Government Operations
Transportation

83rd Legislative Session (2003-2004)

  Session Details
Body: Senate Elected: 11/5/2002 Term of Office: 1/7/2003 to 1/2/2007
District: 60 Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Community Organizer
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:  2003 1st Sp.S. - Chief Author    2003 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Finance Subcommittee: Environment, Agriculture and Economic Development Budget Division
Finance Subcommittee: Transportation Policy and Budget Division
Jobs, Housing and Community Development-2003/Jobs, Energy and Community Development-2004
State and Local Government Operations
Session Notes: He was a member of the Jobs, Energy and Community Development Committee in 2004 only.

82nd Legislative Session (2001-2002)

  Session Details
Body: House Elected: 11/7/2000 Term of Office: 1/3/2001 to 1/6/2003
District: 60B Residence: Minneapolis
Counties Represented: Hennepin
Occupation: Community Organizer/Former Information Technology Support, IDS Corporation
Party: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Bills Authored: Chief Author     Author
Special Session Bills Authored:     2001 1st Sp.S. - Author
   2002 1st Sp.S. - Author
Committees:
Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs
Transportation Policy
Ways and Means

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