Election Integrity

  • 1/12/2009

    Voters are required to provide picture identification before receiving a ballot, issuance of voter identification card provided at no charge, and provisional balloting procedure established.

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Education

  • 4/21/2010

    Race to the Top grant program participation prohibited.

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  • 3/16/2009

    Home school mandates reduced.

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  • 2/9/2009

    No Child Left Behind Act implementation prevented.

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  • 3/10/2008

    No Child Left Behind Act implementation nullified.

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  • 3/3/2008

    Public school system study required, and money appropriated.

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  • 2/25/2008

    Charter school students authorized to participate in extracurricular activities in their resident school district.

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Healthcare Freedom

  • 3/17/2020

    Minnesota congressional delegation memorialized to vote against the federal health care reform bill.

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  • 3/16/2009

    Residential program capacity requirements changed, and federal waiver request required.

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  • 4/30/2008

    Health care reform goals set, insurance reform provided, savings accounts established, targets set, MinnesotaCare CMF established, tax procedures, treatment and credit provisions modified, liability claims limited, and money appropriated.

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  • 3/13/2008

    Home care tax credit established.

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Tax Relief

  • 4/21/2010

    Department of Revenue required to conduct a study on income tax reciprocity with Wisconsin.

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  • 3/9/2010

    Green Acres treatment continuation provided after certain transfers.

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  • 3/4/2010

    Agricultural property market value growth limited, and onetime credit established for certain agricultural properties.

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  • 3/4/2010

    Green Acres program remaining property deadline extended without additional taxes.

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  • 3/4/2010

    St. Charles; sales tax exemption provided for construction materials for new and expanding businesses, and tax increment financing district creation authorized.

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  • 3/4/2010

    Wisconsin reciprocity agreement extended and termination permitted only by legislative action.

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  • 5/17/2009

    Additional personal exemption allowed, and an alternate even rate tax provided.

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  • 3/9/2009

    Deed tax exemption provisions modified.

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  • 2/23/2009

    Taxable market value increase prohibited for certain homesteads owned by persons age 65 years or older.

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  • 1/29/2009

    Corporate income tax rate gradual phase out provided beginning in 2010.

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  • 1/15/2009

    Residential heating fuel sales tax exemption expanded.

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  • 4/23/2008

    International economic development zone provisions modified, and corporate franchise tax repealed.

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2nd Amendment

  • 5/8/2009

    Firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in Minnesota exempted from federal regulation under the commerce clause of the Constitution of the United States.

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  • 3/18/2009

    Hunters’, anglers’, and trappers’ bill of rights established; right to arms and the right to wear fur and display game protected; hunting and fishing access ensured; program established to allow public walk-in access on private property; money appropriated; and constitutional amendment proposed.

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  • 2/16/2009

    Use of force in defense of home and person law clarified, Minnesota’s self-defense and defense of home laws codified and extended, common law eliminated, boundaries of dwelling expanded, presumption created, and rights available extended to a person defending against entry of an occupied vehicle.

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  • 2/9/2009

    Firearm permit to purchase from federally licensed dealer renewal time period extended.

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  • 2/5/2009

    Immunity provided for certain firearm safety instructors, course providers, sponsoring organizations, and participants.

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