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Veto Details, Minnesota Legislature
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2005 - Governor Tim Pawlenty
|Governor Pawlenty vetoed Chapter 88 on May 19, 2005. The accompanying letter acknowleded that
although he vetoed the bill, he was in favor of the "constitutional
amendment to dedicate 100% of the proceeds of the Motor Vehicle Sales
Tax to transportation needs" and that it "will go forward
notwithstanding my veto because constitutional amendments are not
subject to veto." |
|Full Bills Vetoed (including pockets): 5
Pocket Vetoes: 0
Bills with Line Item Vetoes: 1
Lines Vetoed: 20
Full Bills + Bills with Line Vetoes: 6
Full Bills + Lines Vetoed: 25
||Full or Line (# of lines)
|84th Legislature, 2005 1st Special Session
||SS Chap 1
||Omnibus environment, natural resources, agriculture and economic development appropriations.
- 20 Line Items
||Establishing a MN Humanities Commission and center; state poet laureate appointment.
||Omnibus transportation finance bill providing funding for transportation, Metropolitan Council, and public safety; issuing bonds; modifying vehicle plate and tax provisions; appropriating money; and proposing constitutional amendments.
||County agricultural societies local zoning ordinances exemption clarification and police services contracting authority expansion.
||Coaching contract nonrenewal timely notice and opportunity to respond required.
||Cities, towns or counties state primary election elimination.
Unlike counting full vetoes, the counting of line item vetoes is
inherently arbitrary. Library staff used these guidelines. If a lump-
sum appropriation was broken down into several component items and
the entire lump sum was vetoed, it was counted as one item.
Appropriations divided into separate amounts for two fiscal years
were also counted as one item.