Capitol Review: Fridley Legislators Offer Bills on Guns, Grandparents, Kindergarten and More
Here is the latest legislation from Sen. Barb Goodwin and Rep. Connie Bernardy.
Here is some of what Fridley's delegation was up to during the past week of the Minnesota Legislature session, which began Jan. 8, 2013:
S.F. 44: Health records copying costs reduction
S.F. 45: Grandparent visitation provisions modification
S.F. 46: Firearms possession restoration for violent felons repeal
S.F. 47: Theatrical productions smoking prohibition
S.F. 64: Convicted violent felons gun ownership rights restoration authorization
Two of Goodwin's bills—the session's first gun bill and the ban on actors smoking on stage—drew media attention last week.
Minnesota House of Representatives
Rep. Connie Bernardy, who represents Fridley, was co-author on three bills since Jan. 14:
H.F. 65: Springbrook Nature Center funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
H.F. 105: Voluntary, full-day kindergarten funding authorized.
H.F. 118: Public safety radio communication system tax exemption expanded
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Look for more at Fridley Patch from interviews with Bernardy and Goodwin during the session's first week.