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Governor Dayton signs bills

April 04, 2012

Today, Governor Dayton signed five bills into law, including “Jacob’s Law,” which he signed in a public ceremony this morning.  The five bills signed today are:

  • Chapter 152, HF 2676 modifying the Positive Alternatives grant program to allow additional organizations to become eligible for funding.  This bill both bodies of the legislature with bipartisan support.

  • Chapter 153, SF 2297, Jacob’s Law, modifying parental notification requirements in cases of child abuse.

  • Chapter 155, SF 2084, the Omnibus Department of Corrections Policy Bill, which passed the legislature with unanimous support.

  • Chapter 157, SF 2069 related to travel insurance, and how it may be marketed.

  • Chapter 159, SF 1993 expanding sump pump installation licensing exemptions.  This bill passed the Senate with unanimous support, and the House with broad bipartisan support.