Legislation

HB1090 - Veterans Preference

Veterans Preference

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact section 1-03-01, subsection 1 of section 37-19.1-04, subsection 6 of section 44-04-18.4, subsection 8 of section 54-06-25, sections 54-06-26 and 54-44.3-01.2, subsection 2 of section 54-44.3-03, and sections 54-44.3-05 and 54-44.4-02.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to holidays, bids and proposals received by public entities, notification of nonapplicability of veteran's preference, electronic ballot submission, long distance tolls, salary compensation comparison records, state personnel board vacancy filling procedures, secret ballot election rules, and reports of services.

This bill does not effect the benefit to veterans. This bill:

  • relates to ND Veterans Preference
  • allows for notification of non-hire to be made by electronic notification through the online recruiting solution system
  • removes "Certified Mail" as an option

HOUSE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

​SENATE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • Amended: reinserted "Certified Mail" as an option
  • Committee recommended DO PASS 6-0-0 SJ 722
  • PASSED SENATE 47-0 SJ 755

HOUSE CONCURRED TO SENATE AMENDMENTS 

SIGNED BY PRESIDENT SJ 1293

SIGNED BY SPEAKER HJ 1593

SIGNED BY GOVERNOR HJ 1618


65th Legislative Assembly -2017 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Office of Management and Budgert HRMS
Status Updates:
    • House GVA Hearing
    • Passed House 87-4
    • Senate GVA Hearing
    • Passed Senate 47-0 Returned to House
HB1104 - North Dakota National Guard Operations

North Dakota National Guard Operations

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact sections 37‑01‑43, 37‑04‑16, 37‑07.2‑01, subsection 6 of 37‑28‑02, and section 37‑28‑03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the operation of the North Dakota national guard; and to declare an emergency.


64th Legislative Assembly - 2015 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Adjutant General
Status Updates:
    • Passed House, Passed Senate. Signed by Governor
HB1105 - Criminal History Record Checks

Criminal History Record Checks

A BILL for an Act to create and enact a new subdivision to subsection 2 of section 12-60-24 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to criminal history record checks for the office of the adjutant general; and to declare an emergency.


64th Legislative Assembly - 2015 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Adjutant General
Status Updates:
  • Passed House, Passed Senate. Signed by Governor
HB1106 - Veterans In Court

Veterans In Court

A BILL for an Act to create and enact a new subsection to section 12.1-32-02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to sentencing of current and former members of the military.

  • Veterans found guilty of a crime court shall
    • inquire into military service
    • inquire into veteran having any behavior health condition
  • Court may:
    • Conduct presentence investigation and prepare report regarding treatment options with federal, state and local programs
    • Consider treatment recommendations in imposing sentence
  • Fiscal note: $0

House Amendments:

  • Replaced "Is Convicted" with "has pled or is found guilty"
  • Removed requirement of previously being diagnosed with a mental illness
  • Added "there is reason to believe there is a behavioral health condition"

Passed House with amendments. 78,13,0

Senate Amendments:

  • Changed bill to a study

Passed Senate with amendments: 46,0,0

House refused to concur

Conference Committee assigned: Representatives Paur, Maragos, Delmore and Senators Armstrong, Hogue, and Nelson.

  • Changed wording of the study

Passed House: 88,4

Passed Senate: 46,0

 


64th Legislative Assembly - 2015 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Adjutant General
Status Updates:
    • Passed house, Passed Senate. Signed by Governor.
HB1109 - Visitation Proceedings Involving Military Parent

Visitation Proceedings Involving Military Parent

  • Courts to take particular care to ensure child of military member called to active duty or may be called to active duty has maximum opportunity for contact with parent
  • Military members call to active duty service may not be a factor in court decisions to grant to deny a petition for visitation
  • Military member may petition for visitation rights for family member
  • Fiscal note: $0

63rd Legislative Assembly - 2013 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Adjutant General
Status Updates:
  • Failed
HB1114 - Guardian Powers Parent Deployed

Guardian Powers Parent Deployed

  • Allow parent or guardian of a minor child or incapacitated person authority to delegate guardianship to another person for up to 24 months
  • Declared an emergency
  • Fiscal note: $0

63rd Legislative Assembly - 2013 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Adjutant General
Status Updates:
  • Failed
HB1116 - Property Tax

Property Tax

Origination of Bill: Tax Commissioner

Changes Property Tax exemption for Disabled Veterans from the first "One hundred twenty thousand dollars of true and full value" to "Five thousand four hundred dollars of taxable value". This calculates out to the same amount of tax savings. The change keeps the assessed value of the property the same for reporting and statistical purposes.


62nd Legislative Assembly - 2011 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Tax Commissioner
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1120 - Mandatory Evacuations

Mandatory Evacuations

  • Adds "Mandatory evacuation order to NDCC 37-17.1-10". Reads: "A local disaster, emergency or mandatory evacuation order may be declared" ...
  • Allows local executive officers of city or county to order mandatory evacuations

63rd Legislative Assembly - 2013 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Adjutant General
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1127 - Residency for Tuition Purposes

Residency for Tuition Purposes

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact section 15-10-19.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to resident students for tuition purposes; and to declare an emergency.

  • This bill required to comply with new Federal GI Bill regulations
  • Adds new subsection: A covered individual as defined by section 702 of Public Law No. 113-146 [128 stat. 1797; 38 U.S.C. 3679].
  • Fiscal note: $0

64th Legislative Assembly - 2015 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • State Board of Higher Education
Status Updates:
    • Passed House, Passed Senate. Signed by Governor
HB1128 - Appointment of CVSOs

Appointment of CVSOs

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact section 37-14-18 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to appointment of a county veterans' service officer.


59th Legislative Assembly - 2005 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Department of Veterans' Affairs
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1131 - Veterans Employment Preference

Veterans Employment Preference

Bill Origination: Representative Schatz, Mike

Pre-approved by Commissioner, ACOVA, and NDVCC

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact section 37-19.1-02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the employment preference for veterans.

  • Removes certain exemptions opening them to veterans preference
    • Superintendent of Schools
    • School teacher
    • Higher Education
      • Chancellor and Vice Chancellor 
      • Presidents or Executive deans
      • Vice Presidents
      • Assistants to the President
      • Provosts
      • Instructors
      • Athletic Team coaches of board institutions
  • Fiscal note: None

64th Legislative Assembly - 2015 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Schatz, Rohr, Louser, Belter, Sens. Dever, Armstrong, Klein, Miller
Status Updates:
    • Passed House, Passed Senate. Signed by Governor
HB1138 - Tuition Waivers and Grants for National Guard Members

Tuition Waivers and Grants for National Guard Members

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact sections 37-07.1-02 and 37-07.2-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to tuition waivers and grants for national guard members; and to repeal section 37-07.1-06.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the national guard tuition fund.


61st Legislative Assembly - 2009 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Adjutant General
Committees:
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1151 - Hunting License as ND Resident

Hunting License as ND Resident

  • Allowed members of US armed forces, and members of their household, stationed in ND to enter lottery for deer and turkey licenses as residents
  • Declared an emergency bill
  • Fiscal note: $51,600. Not General fund dollars.

63rd Legislative Assembly - 2013 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Sens. Burckhard, Krebsbach, Reps Frantsvog, Kreun, Maragos
Status Updates:
  • Failed
HB1161 - Hunting License as ND Resident-No Lottery Required

Hunting License as ND Resident-No Lottery Required

  • Adds "Military member in state on duty or leave"
  • Adds "ND Driver's License number or ND non-driver photo ID" as proof of residency
  • Allows resident hunting licensing without lottery for active duty military members on leave or stationed in ND and residents of ND serving on active duty
  • Effective date April 1, 2014
  • Fiscal note: $32,000. Not General fund dollars.

63rd Legislative Assembly - 2013 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Sens. Armstrong, Lyson, Schneider, Reps. Porter, Froseth, Hunskor
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1162 - Restrictions on the sale of flags of the USA

Restrictions on the sale of flags of the USA

A BILL for an Act to create and enact a new section to chapter 44-08 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to restrictions on the purchase of flags of the United States of America.


61st Legislative Assembly - 2009 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Clark, Thoreson, Amerman, Sens. Flakoll, Cook, Dever
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1163 - Honor and Remember Flag

Honor and Remember Flag

The official state honor and remember flag is the national honor and remember flag for fallen members of the armed forces. The governor by proclamation may require the display of the state honor and remember flag on state property at certain times and places to honor and remember the lives of all members of the United States armed forces who have lost their lives in the line of duty.


62nd Legislative Assembly - 2011 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Rep. Keiser, Sen. Dever
Status Updates:
  • Failed
HB1167 - Women Veterans Month

Women Veterans Month

Origination: NDDVA, Rep. Grande

March of each year is Women Veterans' Month. Each year the governor shall issue a proclamation on March first in honor and remembrance of surviving and departed women veterans who have served honorably and with courage on behalf of the United States of America since the American Revolutionary War.


62nd Legislative Assembly - 2011 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Grande, Heller, R. Kelsch, Sens. Krebsbach, Sitte, Nelson
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1170 - Remember Veterans Number Plates

Remember Veterans Number Plates

Origination: Sen. Delmore

Creating a "Veterans Remembered License Plate". Proceeds going to Veterans Cemetery. (The plates may be issued as non-profit plates in the future)


62nd Legislative Assembly - 2011 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Delmore, Owens, Ruby, Mueller, Sens. Holmberg, Oehlke
Committees:
Status Updates:
  • Failed
HB1177 - Veterans Affairs Stand Down Event Appropriation

Veterans Affairs Stand Down Event Appropriation

Origination: NDDVA, Representative Grande

Provide $20,000 to the Department of Veterans Affairs to assist in holding Stand Down events in communities around North Dakota. Provides maximum of $5,000 per event - must have matching funds.


62nd Legislative Assembly - 2011 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. DeKrey, Boehning, Owens, Metcalf, Sen. Miller
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1178 - Military Retired Pay Tax Exemption

Military Retired Pay Tax Exemption

Origination: NDDVA, ACOVA

Reduced by the amount received by the taxpayer as retired military personnel pay for service in the United States army, navy, air force, coast guard, or marine corps, or reserve components of the United States army, navy, air force, coast guard, or marine corps, to the extent that retired military personnel pay is included in North Dakota taxable income of the tax payer.


62nd Legislative Assembly - 2011 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. DeKrey, Boehning, Owens
Status Updates:
  • Failed