State-by-State 2011 Legislative Year in Review: Minnesota

Bills affecting the courts approved by the Minnesota legislature subsequently vetoed by the governor in 2011 included:

SB 1047 / HB 577 Requires adoption of zero-based budgeting by judicial branch starting July 2013. (veto message)

New laws or resolutions affecting the courts enacted or adopted by the Minnesota legislature in 2011 include the following:

HB 1023 / SB 874 Modifies duties of court district administrators. Provides administrator is to supervise court reporters as agreed upon with the collective bargaining representative. Provides court reporters who serve in the courts of the judicial district and are appointed by individual judges shall remain under the supervision of the judge who appointed them and serve at their pleasure.