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2018 - Governor Mark Dayton
Full Bills Vetoed (including pockets): 15
Pocket Vetoes: 0
Bills with Line Item Vetoes: 1
Lines Vetoed: 1
Full Bills + Bills with Line Vetoes: 16
Full Bills + Lines Vetoed: 16
Session Chapter Bill # Companion # Governor's Message Topic Full or Line (# of lines) Overridden?
90th Legislature 214 HF4425 SF4021 5/30/2018 Omnibus bonding bill.
Line Item: Pages 99-100, lines 99.19- 100.5: "Appropriation; Analyzing costs and ratepayer impacts 99.20 of Water Quality Regulations. (a) $500,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $500,000 in fiscal year 2021 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of administration for a grant to any higher education institution to review water quality regulations and national pollutant discharge elimination system permits.
Line (1) No attempt
90th Legislature 212 SF799 HF943 5/23/2018 A bill which seeks to remove certain provisions from the omnibus supplemental budget bill: opioid epidemic response advisory council and the opiate epidemic response account creation; modifying certain payment rates; appropriating money. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 210 HF3422 SF3170 5/30/2018 Wild rice water quality standards modified, wild rice work group established, report required, and money appropriated. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 206 HF3463 SF3250 5/30/2018 Motor vehicle titling and registration provisions modified, and money appropriated. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 205 HF947 SF945 5/23/2018 Omnibus school aid and tax bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 201 SF3656 HF4099 5/23/2018 Omnibus supplemental budget bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 197 SF3463 HF3693 5/30/2018 Liability and joint and severable liability for trespass to critical infrastructure establishment; recruiting or educating individuals to trespass on or damage critical infrastructure crime establishment. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 196 SF2809 HF3273 5/30/2018 Metropolitan council governance modification and transportation advisory board elimination; transportation technical advisory committee establishment. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 190 HF4133 SF3536 5/21/2018 Omnibus agriculture policy bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 187 HF3759 SF3510 5/19/2018 Pipeline construction and routing authorized. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 178 HF2835 SF3836 5/19/2018 A bill related to public safety: deputy registrars reimbursement funding provided, and money appropriated. Full Attempted
90th Legislature 172 HF4385 SF3982 5/17/2018 Omnibus tax bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 150 HF390 SF676 5/19/2018 Penalties for obstructing trunk highway, airport, or transit traffic increased. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 147 HF2940 SF2637 5/19/2018 Legislative approval required for water pollution fees. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 142 SF2849 HF3194 5/16/2018 A bill requiring physicians to allow the viewing of ultrasound imaging prior to an abortion. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 126 HF3280 SF2983 5/9/2018 Wild rice water findings established and listing authorized, application of water quality standards nullified and restricted, report required, and money appropriated. Full No attempt

 

2017 - Governor Mark Dayton
Full Bills Vetoed (including pockets): 18
Pocket Vetoes: 0
Bills with Line Item Vetoes: 1
Lines Vetoed: 2
Full Bills + Bills with Line Vetoes: 19
Full Bills + Lines Vetoed: 20
Session Chapter Bill # Companion # Governor's Message Topic Full or Line (# of lines) Overridden?
90th Legislature, 2017 1st Special Session SS Chap 4 SF1 5/30/2017 Omnibus state government appropriations bill.
Note - On July 19, 2017 Ramsey County Judge John Guthmann struck down Governor Mark Dayton's veto of the state House and Senate budgets. Governor Dayton appealed that decision. A Minnesota Supreme Court order on September 8, 2017 required the Governor and the Legislature to select a mediator to assist in resolving the issues regarding the governor's line item vetoes. On September 12, 2017, retired Hennepin County Judge Rick Solum was selected as mediator. After two days of discussions, the mediator declared that the parties had reached an impasse and ended the mediation on September 22, 2017. In a 5-1 decision issued November 16, 2017, the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld Governor Dayton's line-item veto of the Legislature's operating budget, overturning the lower court decision that deemed Dayton's action unconstitutional.
Line Item: Page 2, line 24: Subd. 2 Senate, $32,299,000 the first year and $32,105,000 the second year.
Line Item: Page 2, line 25: Subd. 3 House of Representatives, $32,383,000 the first year and $32,383,000 the second year.
Line (2) No attempt
90th Legislature, 2017 1st Special Session SS Chap 2 SF3 HF4 5/30/2017 A bill relating to labor standards and pensions that would preempt local governments' ability to set wage and benefit levels higher than state law. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 78 HF985 SF1196 5/23/2017 Duty owed by owners of real property to trespassers specified. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 73 HF140 SF4 5/18/2017 Teacher licensing system restructured, Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board established, all teacher licensing and support personnel licensing and credentialing authority transferred to the Professional Educator Licensing & Standards Board. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 66 HF4 SF2255 5/15/2017 Omnibus tax bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 65 SF2214 HF2477 5/15/2017 Omnibus higher education appropriations and policy bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 64 SF1937 HF2209 5/15/2017 Omnibus jobs, commerce, energy, labor and industry, and employment and economic development appropriations bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 63 SF803 HF896 5/15/2017 Omnibus judiciary and public safety appropriations bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 62 HF861 SF1060 5/15/2017 Omnibus transportation finance bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 49 HF330 SF201 5/15/2017 Interim ordinance relating to housing required at least two-thirds vote of a quorum, and public hearing after ten-day notice required before imposing an interim ordinance related to housing. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 45 SF800 HF945 5/12/2017 Omnibus health and human services finance bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 44 SF605 HF691 5/12/2017 Omnibus state government appropriations bill; omnibus veterans and military affairs appropriations bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 43 HF890 SF718 5/12/2017 Omnibus E-12 education finance bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 42 HF888 SF723 5/12/2017 Omnibus environment and natural resources finance bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 41 SF780 HF895 5/12/2017 Omnibus agriculture and housing appropriations bill. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 33 HF812 SF704 5/10/2017 Abortion performing facility licensure required, licensing fee required, and money appropriated. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 31 HF809 SF702 5/10/2017 Abortion funding from state-sponsored health programs limited. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 27 SF1113 HF1390 5/5/2017 County law library transfer of money to county for construction costs authorization. Full No attempt
90th Legislature 8 HF234 SF141 3/20/2017 Public Utilities Commission regulation of municipal electric utilities and rural electric cooperatives amended. Full No attempt

 

2016 - Governor Mark Dayton
Full Bills Vetoed (including pockets): 2
Pocket Vetoes: 1
Bills with Line Item Vetoes: 1
Lines Vetoed: 7
Full Bills + Bills with Line Vetoes: 3
Full Bills + Lines Vetoed: 9
Session Chapter Bill # Companion # Governor's Message Topic Full or Line (# of lines) Overridden?
89th Legislature 188 HF848 SF826 6/21/2016 Pocket Veto Omnibus tax bill Full No attempt
89th Legislature 186 SF2963 HF2993 5/31/2016 Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriation, certain fund money use requirements establishment and University of Minnesota reimbursement procedures creation; Legislature-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources provisions modifications.
7 Line Items
Line (7) No attempt
89th Legislature 177 SF588 HF659 5/31/2016 Omnibus state retirement bill. Full No attempt

 

2015 - Governor Mark Dayton
Full Bills Vetoed (including pockets): 3
Pocket Vetoes: 0
Bills with Line Item Vetoes: 0
Lines Vetoed: 0
Full Bills + Bills with Line Vetoes: 3
Full Bills + Lines Vetoed: 3
Session Chapter Bill # Companion # Governor's Message Topic Full or Line (# of lines) Overridden?
89th Legislature 80 HF1437 5/23/2015 Omnibus jobs, housing, economic development and energy appropriations. Full No attempt
89th Legislature 79 HF846 SF1764 5/23/2015 Omnibus agriculture, environment and natural resources appropriations bill. Full No attempt
89th Legislature 72 HF844 SF811 5/21/2015 Omnibus K-12 education policy and finance bill.
Note - Governor Dayton issued his veto letter on May 19, before receiving the bill, but did not actually veto the bill until May 21.
Full No attempt

 

2014 - Governor Mark Dayton
Full Bills Vetoed (including pockets): 1
Pocket Vetoes: 0
Bills with Line Item Vetoes: 1
Lines Vetoed: 1
Full Bills + Bills with Line Vetoes: 2
Full Bills + Lines Vetoed: 2
Session Chapter Bill # Companion # Governor's Message Topic Full or Line (# of lines) Overridden?
88th Legislature 303 SF2642 HF2829 5/30/2014 A bill for an act relating to gambling; making clarifying, conforming, and technical changes; and modifying games, prizes, and regulatory provisions; state lottery director prohibited form offering casino-style games. Full No attempt
88th Legislature 293 SF1770 HF2167 5/28/2014 Data practices act privatization application clarification to parties contracting with a government entity (the Timberjay bill).
Line Item: Page 1, lines 1.15-1.17: Receipts credited to the account are appropriated to the legislative auditor for the purpose of oversight relating to security of data stored and transmitted by state systems.
Line (1) No attempt

 

2013 - Governor Mark Dayton
Full Bills Vetoed (including pockets): 0
Pocket Vetoes: 0
Bills with Line Item Vetoes: 2
Lines Vetoed: 3
Full Bills + Bills with Line Vetoes: 2
Full Bills + Lines Vetoed: 3
Session Chapter Bill # Companion # Governor's Message Topic Full or Line (# of lines) Overridden?
88th Legislature 137 HF1183 SF1051 5/23/2013 Omnibus Legacy bill.
Line Item: Page 16, lines 16.3-16.9: $3,000,000 for aquatic invasive species grants to tribal and local governments with a delegation agreement under Minnesota Statutes, section 84D.1 05, subdivision 2, paragraph (g), for education, inspection, and decontamination activities at public water access, and other sites.
Line Item: Pages 13-14, lines 13.33-14.2: $6,300,000 in the first year to the Metropolitan Council for grants to restore and enhance wetlands, prairies, forests, and habitat for fish, game, and wildlife in the metropolitan regional parks system.
Line (2) No attempt
88th Legislature 99 SF1236 HF1692 5/24/2013 Omnibus higher education appropriations bill.
Line Item: Page 5, line 5.29: A $750,000 item of appropriation in FY 14 and a $750,000 item of appropriation in FY15 for Teach for America.
Line (1) No attempt

 

2012 - Governor Mark Dayton
Governor Dayton vetoed Chapter 167 on April 9, 2012. The accompanying letter acknowledged that his veto of the proposed constitutional amendment was a symbolic act and will not prohibit the question from appearing on the ballot.
Full Bills Vetoed (including pockets): 32
Pocket Vetoes: 2
Bills with Line Item Vetoes: 0
Lines Vetoed: 0
Full Bills + Bills with Line Vetoes: 32
Full Bills + Lines Vetoed: 32
Session Chapter Bill # Companion # Governor's Message Topic Full or Line (# of lines) Overridden?
87th Legislature 297 HF322 SF1402 5/24/2012 Pocket Veto Parenting time presumption increased. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 296 HF247 SF872 5/14/2012 Pocket Veto Omnibus tax bill; state and local government finance provisions changed relating to income and corporate, property, sales and use, mineral, and miscellaneous taxes; and other provisions changed relating to local development, estate taxes, and homestead market value cleanup; and money appropriated. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 291 SF1755 HF1977 5/9/2012 Collective bargaining offers public data establishment; memorandum of understanding submission to the legislative coordinating commission (LCC) establishment; state employees unpaid leave option to avoid layoffs establishment. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 285 HF2337 SF1972 5/4/2012 Omnibus tax bill. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 284 SF1717 HF2087 5/7/2012 Modifying the State Building Code, and amending Minnesota Statutes related to licensing and independent contractors. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 281 SF1656 HF1847 5/4/2012 High school academic standards and graduation requirements cyclical revision legislative authorization requirement. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 276 HF8 SF32 5/3/2012 Unified personal health premium accounts permitted. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 275 HF203 SF261 5/3/2012 Legislative approval of rules modified. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 274 HF1870 SF1690 5/3/2012 School districts allowed to base unrequested leave of absence and discharge and demotion decisions on teacher evaluation outcomes. (LIFO) Full No attempt
87th Legislature 265 HF2821 SF2424 5/2/2012 House of representatives district boundaries adjusted within senate districts 39 and 49, and obsolete district descriptions repealed. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 261 HF1134 SF877 4/30/2012 An act relating to annuity products regulation. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 256 SF1933 HF2339 4/30/2012 Health Care Compact. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 252 HF2341 SF1912 4/30/2012 Abortion; prescribing physicians required to be physically present when abortion-inducing drugs are administered. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 245 HF1974 SF2078 4/27/2012 Contract terms continuance not allowed after expiration of a collective bargaining agreement Full No attempt
87th Legislature 243 SF1694 HF1774 4/28/2012 Fireworks manufacture, sale and use regulations modifications. Full Attempted
87th Legislature 233 SF1921 HF2340 4/26/2012 Abortion facility licensure requirements. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 221 HF1976 SF1842 4/24/2012 Federal E-Verify program use by state appointing authorities required. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 214 HF1812 SF1846 4/23/2012 Department of Administration permitted to contract for waste-hauling without determining whether state employees are able to do the work. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 213 SF247 HF371 4/23/2012 Public employees insurance program (PEIP) local government employees participation or withdrawal approval requirements; service cooperative health insurance refund regulation Full No attempt
87th Legislature 191 SF2183 HF2596 4/20/2012 Education commissioner unadopted rules enforcement prohibition. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 190 HF1766 SF1630 4/20/2012 Child care assistance fund payments modified. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 168 SF1236 HF1418 4/9/2012 Innocent Successor Asbestos-Related Liability Fairness Act. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 158 SF2014 HF2404 4/5/2012 Metropolitan council member terms of service change to staggered terms and members removal provisions. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 154 HF2083 SF2492 4/5/2012 Omnibus K-12 bill Full No attempt
87th Legislature 140 HF545 SF1600 3/29/2012 State budget document required to include federal contingency planning. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 133 HF1560 SF993 3/20/2012 Office of Administrative Hearings disposition of contested case hearings provided. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 129 SF134 HF212 3/8/2012 Public employee definition modification Full No attempt
87th Legislature 126 HF1467 SF1357 3/5/2012 Firearms; public official authority to disarm individuals at any time clarified and delimited, law clarified on use of force in defense of home and person, Minnesota's self-defense and defense of home laws codified and extended. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 121 SF530 HF770 2/10/2012 Civil action verdicts, awards, and judgments interest computation modification. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 120 SF429 HF747 2/10/2012 Attorney fees awards determining factor establishment. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 119 SF373 HF654 2/10/2012 Limitation period for civil actions reduction. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 118 SF149 HF211 2/10/2012 Omnibus torts bill. Full No attempt

 

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2011 - Governor Mark Dayton
Governor Dayton vetoed Chapter 88 on May 25, 2011. The accompanying letter acknowledged that his veto of the proposed constitutional amendment was a symbolic act and will not prohibit the question from appearing on the ballot.
Full Bills Vetoed (including pockets): 23
Pocket Vetoes: 0
Bills with Line Item Vetoes: 0
Lines Vetoed: 0
Full Bills + Bills with Line Vetoes: 23
Full Bills + Lines Vetoed: 23
Session Chapter Bill # Companion # Governor's Message Topic Full or Line (# of lines) Overridden?
87th Legislature 114 HF1381 SF1167 5/31/2011 Prekindergarten through grade 12 education policy provided, including general education, education excellence, special programs, facilities and technology, student transportation, and early childhood education. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 111 SF943 HF984 5/27/2011 Omnibus game and fish bill. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 101 HF264 SF160 5/27/2011 Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act; actions against persons for weight gain as a result of consuming certain foods prohibited. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 96 HF72 SF86 5/27/2011 Carbon dioxide emissions by utilities ban removed. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 94 HF988 5/27/2011 Public defender representation provision modified. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 73 HF562 SF406 5/25/2011 Manufactured home parks water and sewer charges regulated, and air admittances valve prohibition repealed. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 69 SF509 HF210 5/26/2011 Omnibus voter photo identification finance bill; The 21st Century Voting Act Full No attempt
87th Legislature 59 HF936 SF649 5/25/2011 Abortions at or after 20 weeks postfertilization age prohibited unless exceptions apply, and civil and criminal penalties provided. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 56 HF201 SF103 5/25/2011 Abortion funding limited for state-sponsored health programs. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 50 HF1101 5/24/2011 Omnibus higher education finance bill. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 49 HF1140 SF898 5/24/2011 Omnibus transportation finance bill. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 47 HF460 SF297 5/25/2011 Sprinkler requirements prohibited in single-family dwellings, and licensee offer of option to install fire sprinklers required before entering into a written contract. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 46 HF1010 SF1003 5/24/2011 Omnibus environment, energy, and natural resources finance bill. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 45 SF170 HF183 5/25/2011 Teacher candidates basic skills exam pass requirement. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 42 HF934 5/24/2011 Omnibus education finance bill. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 41 SF760 HF927 5/24/2011 Omnibus health and human services finance bill. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 40 SF1047 HF577 5/24/2011 Omnibus state government, military affairs and veterans affairs appropriations; Minnesota Sunset Act. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 39 SF887 HF1049 5/24/2011 Omnibus jobs, economic development and housing appropriations bill. Full No attempt
87th Legislature 38 HF42 SF27 5/24/2011 Omnibus tax bill. Full