SBAND Legislative Watch List

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Administrative Law

HB 1087
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At the request of the Office of Administrative Hearings Relating to the time for filing a petition for reconsideration from a final order of an administrative agency.
SBAND Position: Track Only
HB 1107
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At the request of the State Engineer Relating to definitions and informational and adjudicative hearings on a water permit application.
SBAND Position: Track Only
HB 1108
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At the request of the Supreme Court Relating to the temporary court of appeals; to provide an effective date; and to provide an expiration date.
SBAND Position: Support

Attorneys

HB 1136
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 At the request of the Commission on Uniform State Laws Relating to the authority to perform notarial acts; to amend and reenact subsection 6 of section 10-19.1-84, subsection 4 of section 44-05-01, and sections 44-08-06 and 47-19-18 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to notarial acts; and to repeal chapter 44-06 and sections 47-19-14.1, 47-19-14.2, 47-19-14.3, 47-19-14.4, 47-19-14.5, 47-19-14.6, 47-19-14.7, 47-19-14.8, and 47-19-55 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to notarial acts. 
SBAND Position: Technical Assistance
SB 2125
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At the request of the Commission on Uniform State Laws A BILL for an Act to adopt the Uniform Electronic Record of Custodial Interrogations Act. 
SBAND Position: Technical Assistance

Criminal Law

HB 1192
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Relating to the commencement of a criminal prosecution; and to repeal sections 29-09-02, 29-09-06, and 29-09-07 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to criminal procedure and the methods of prosecution.
SBAND Position: Technical Assistance
HB 1329
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Relating to statute of limitations in possession of stolen property.
SBAND Position: Track Only
HB 1410
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Relating to limitations on interviews with children in cases involving physical or sexual abuse.
SBAND Position: Track Only
SB 2051
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Tribal and State Relations Committee Relating to enhanced penalties for conviction of discrimination in public places, aggravated assault, and harassment involving a hate crime; and to provide a penalty.
SBAND Position: Track Only
SB 2052
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Tribal and State Relations Committee Relating to an enhanced penalty for conviction of criminal mischief involving a hate crime; and to provide a penalty.
SBAND Position: Track Only
SB 2113
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At the request of the Attorney General Relating to chemical tests and the state crime laboratory.
SBAND Position: Track Only
SB 2141
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Relating to the granting of performance-based sentence reduction to offenders in a correctional facility; and to amend and reenact section 12-54.1-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to performance-based sentence reduction.
SBAND Position: Track Only
SB 2275
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A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation to the office of management and budget for community service supervision grants.
SBAND Position: Support
SB 2285
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Relating to disobedience of a judicial order; and to declare an emergency.
SBAND Position: Technical Assistance
SB 2305
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Relating to transfers to extended jurisdiction juvenile court; and to amend and reenact subsection 5 of section 27-20-24 and section 27-20-34 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to juvenile transfers to adult courts.
SBAND Position: Track Only

Debtor/Creditor Law

HB 1137
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At the request of the Commission on Uniform State Laws Relating to transition provision for revision of secured transaction laws; to amend and reenact sections 41-09-02 and 41-09-05, subdivision b of subsection 6 of section 41-09-27, subsection 1 of section 41-09-31, sections 41-09-36, 41-09-37, and 41-09-46, subsection 5 of section 41-09-68, subsection 2 of section 41-09-70, subdivision c of subsection 3 of section 41-09-73, section 41-09-74, subsection 3 of section 41-09-78, subsection 6 of section 41-09-86, subsection 2 of section 41-09-87, section 41-09-89, and paragraph 1 of subdivision b of subsection 2 of section 41-09-104 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to a revision to Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 relating to secured transactions; and to provide an effective date.
SBAND Position: Track Only
HB 1151
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Relating to filing deadlines for a repairman's lien.
SBAND Position: Track Only

Educational/School Law

HB 1250
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Relating to school district bullying policies.
SBAND Position: Track Only

Family Law

HB 1078
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Relating to the immunity of a lay guardian ad litem.
SBAND Position: Technical Assistance
HB 1265
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Relating to divorce and the consideration of pension plans in the division of property and debts.
SBAND Position: Technical Assistance
SB 2106
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At the request of the Supreme Court Relating to immunity for guardians ad litem in juvenile court proceedings.
SBAND Position: Technical Assistance
SB 2201
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Relating to parenting rights and responsibilities; to provide for retroactive application; and to declare an emergency.
SBAND Position: Technical Assistance
SB 2288
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Relating to summary real estate disposition judgments.
SBAND Position: Support
SB 2367
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Relating to a waiting period for divorce and to mandatory marital counseling.
SBAND Position: Oppose

Government/Oganization Operation

HB 1023
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At the request of the Governor A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the commission on legal counsel for indigents.
SBAND Position: Support
HB 1038
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Judiciary Committee Relating to the regulation of debt-settlement providers; to amend and reenact subsection 1 of section 6-01-01.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the financial institutions regulatory fund; and to provide a penalty.
SBAND Position: Track Only
HB 1064
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At the request of the Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents Relating to court administration fees.
SBAND Position: Track Only
HB 1065
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At the request of the Commission on Legal Counsel for Indigents Relating to payment of and reimbursement for indigent defense attorney's fees and expenses.
SBAND Position: Track Only
HB 1103
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At the request of the Department of Transportation Relating to definitions and anatomical gifting; and to amend and reenact subsection 1 of section 39-06-01, subsection 1 of section 39-06-01.1, subsection 1 of section 39-06-03.1, subsection 2 of section 39-06-07, section 39-06-07.2, subsection 1 of section 39-06-14, subsection 4 of section 39-06-19, sections 39-06-24, 39-06-35, 39-06-36, and 39-06-40, subsection 3.1 of section 39-06.1-10, subsection 2 of section 39-06.2-10, sections 39-06.2-10.3 and 39-10.2-06, subsection 2 of section 39-16.1-07, subsection 2 of section 39-27-05, and subsections 2 and 5 of section 39-27-06 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to nondriver photo identification, operator's licenses, and motorcycle safety and body requirements.
SBAND Position: Track Only
HB 1121
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At the request of the Insurance Commissioner Relating to the confidentiality of actuarial opinion support documents.
SBAND Position: Technical Assistance
HB 1355
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Relating to certificates and certified copies issued by the secretary of state; and to amend and reenact sections 10-34-09, 54-09-04, and 54-09-07 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the fees collected by the secretary of state from real estate investment trusts, fees charged and collected by the secretary of state, and service of process on the secretary of state.
SBAND Position: Technical Assistance
HCR 3011
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A concurrent resolution directing the Legislative Management to continue its study of the feasibility and desirability of adopting the Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act.
SBAND Position: Track Only
SB 2037
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Information Technology Committee Relating to the confidentiality of health information under the health information exchange and participation in the health information exchange; to amend and reenact sections 54-59-25 and 54-59-26 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to health information technology; to provide a penalty; and to provide an effective date.
SBAND Position: Track Only
SB 2038
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Judicial Process Committee Relating to legal counsel in cases involving the commitment of sexually dangerous individuals; and to provide an appropriation.
SBAND Position: Technical Assistance
SB 2091
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At the request of the Adjutant General Relating to liability of federal government employees assisting in a state disaster.
SBAND Position: Track Only
SB 2105
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At the request of the Supreme Court Relating to providing state-funded legal services in criminal cases; and to amend and reenact subsection 1 of section 54-61-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to responsibilities of the commission on legal counsel for indigents.
SBAND Position: Support
SB 2123
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At the request of the Commission on Uniform State Laws Relating to the Uniform Unsworn Foreign Declarations Act; and to amend and reenact section 12.1-11-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the crime of perjury.
SBAND Position: Support
SB 2139
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Relating to sheriff's fees.
SBAND Position: Track Only
SB 2205
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Relating to attorney representation in a request for workforce safety and insurance reconsideration, who may appeal a decision of the decision review office, and service of an employer.
SBAND Position: Track Only
SB 2232
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Relating to the exemption of medical treatment information in an emergency response record and to joint powers agreements between political subdivisions for a joint emergency services communications system; to amend and reenact sections 32-12.2-12 and 44-04-17.1, subsections 2 and 3 of section 44-04-18, subsection 2 of section 44-04-18.1, subsection 1 of section 44-04-18.3, subsection 3 of section 44-04-18.7, and subsections 2, 3, 4, and 6 of section 44-04-20 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to state agency loss control committee meetings, the definition of information technology resources, fees and access to electronic records, exempt personal information of a public employee, release of personnel records of employees of the department of corrections and rehabilitation, definition of criminal intelligence information, and public meeting notices posted on a website of a public entity.
SBAND Position: Track Only

Insurance

HB 1135
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At the request of the Commission on Uniform State Laws Relating to the insurable interest of a trustee.
SBAND Position: Support

Judicial System

HB 1002
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At the request of the Supreme Court Relating to salaries of supreme and district court judges.
SBAND Position: Support
HB 1086
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At the request of the Supreme Court Relating to notifications regarding student use of alcohol or controlled substances.
SBAND Position: Support
HB 1214
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Relating to the statewide longitudinal data system and the mandatory provision of information; to amend and reenact sections 15.1-02-18 and 52-01-03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the statewide longitudinal data system; and to repeal section 44-04-18.14 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the followup information on North Dakota education and training system.
SBAND Position: Technical Assistance
HB 1269
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Relating to mental disability and firearm possession; and to amend and reenact sections 25-03.1-43 and 62.1-02-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to possession of firearms in this state and confidential records.
SBAND Position: Track Only
SB 2040
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Judicial Process Committee Relating to evaluations in involuntary mental health commitments.
SBAND Position: Track Only
SCR 4001
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Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration A concurrent resolution directing the Legislative Management to study the imposition of fees by courts at sentencing and other fees that are imposed upon offenders.
SBAND Position: Track Only

Real Property/Probate

HB 1138
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At the request of the Commission on Uniform State Laws Relating to the Uniform Real Property Transfer at Death Act; and to amend and reenact sections 30.1-10.1-09 and 30.1-10.1-11 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the delivery and recording to a disclaimer of property interest.
SBAND Position:  Support
HB 1388
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Relating to filing of a notice of lis pendens.
SBAND Position:  Track Only
HB 1421
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Relating to good funds for real estate transactions.
SBAND Position:  Track Only
SB 2149
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Relating to a prohibition on private transfer fee obligations.
SBAND Position:  Track Only
SB 2288
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Relating to summary real estate disposition judgments.
SBAND Position:  Support
SB 2362
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Relating to the Uniform Conservation Easement Act; and to amend and reenact section 47-05-02.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to requirements for easements, servitudes, and nonappurtenant restrictions.
SBAND Position:  Track Only
SCR 4010
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Relating to an aging population, including veterans, and to study the efficacy of statutes governing public administrator services and methods for the timely and effective delivery of guardianship and public administrator responsibilities and services.
SBAND Position:  Support

Tort

HB 1142
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Relating to agritourism liability.
SBAND Position: Track Only
HB 1166
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Relating to indemnity agreements in oil and gas production contracts.
SBAND Position: Track Only
HB 1365
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Relating to statutes of limitations for civil actions.
SBAND Position: Track Only
HB 1419
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Relating to immunity from civil liability for liquefied petroleum gas dealers; and to provide for application.
SBAND Position: Track Only
HB 1452
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A BILL for an Act to provide landowner immunity for injuries to trespassers.
SBAND Position: Technical Assistance
HB 1456
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Relating to the statute of limitations on civil actions involving childhood sexual abuse.
SBAND Position: Track Only
SB 2295
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Relating to recreational immunity.
SBAND Position: Track Only