Legislation

HB1196 - National Guard Member Reduced Hunting and Fishing License Fees

National Guard Member Reduced Hunting and Fishing License Fees

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact subsections 6 and 55 of section 20.1-03-12 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to reduced hunting and fishing license fees for resident current and retired national guard members.

  • Reduced fishing and hunting license for current and retired guard members
  • Fiscal note: $72,400

64th Legislative Assembly - 2015 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Silbernagel, Amerman, Dockter, Fehr, Karls, Olson, Schmidt, Sen. Dever
Status Updates:
  • Failed in House 30,62
HB1197 - Veterans Indicator on Drivers License

Veterans Indicator on Drivers License

Upon request and with adequate documentation, the director shall place an indicator on the face of an operator's license of a veteran. The veteran may make the request through the Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • To have this on a license you must bring DD214 to CVSO for verification and form.

62nd Legislative Assembly - 2011 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. L. Meier, R. Kelsch, Rohr, Steiner, Sens. Dever, Sitte
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1198 - National Guard Free Vehicle Registration

National Guard Free Vehicle Registration

A BILL for an Act to create and enact a new subdivision to subsection 2 of section 39-04-18 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to motor vehicle registration fees for current and former national guard members.

  • Allows free vehicle registration to ND resident who is a current or retired member of the National Guard.
  • Fiscal note: $172,072

64th Legislative Assembly - 2015 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Silbernagel, Amerman, Dockter, Fehr, Karls, Olson, Schmidt, Sen. Dever
Committees:
Status Updates:
  • Failed in House 33, 57
HB1202 - Unemployment Compensation Benefits

Unemployment Compensation Benefits

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact subsection 15 or section 52-06-02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to when individuals are disqualified for unemployment compensation benefits.


59th Legislative Assembly - 2005 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Keiser, Delzer, Nicholas, Sens. Flakoll, Warner
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1205 - Tuition Reduction for Dependents of Disabled Veterans

Tuition Reduction for Dependents of Disabled Veterans

Pre-approved by Commissioner, ACOVA, and NDVCC

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact subsection 1 of section 15‑10‑18.2 and section 15‑10‑18.3 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to tuition reduction for dependents of disabled veterans based on disability ratings.

  • Dependents of veterans with a VA disability rating of 50-90% to receive tuition reduction equal to veterans disability rating
  • Fiscal note: $2,327,000

House Appropriations Amendment:

  • Removed 50% and replaced with 75%
  • Failed House

Content of bill amended and added to SB 2346 by House GVA

  • Amendment replaced 75% with 90%
  • Fiscal Note: $325,000

SB 2346 received "Do NOT Pass" from house Appropriations

Failed to pass


64th Legislative Assembly - 2015 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Schatz, Fehr, Hunskor, Sens. Anderson, Dotzenrod, Schaible
Status Updates:
  • Failed House 47-46
HB1205 - Veteran/Spouse License Plates

Veteran/Spouse License Plates

Origination: Commissioner, ACOVA, NDVCC

  • Gold Star plates-removes initial ($15) and annual ($10) fee for plates
  • POW Plates-no additional or annual fee for plates
    • Allows two plates
    • Allows spouse to retain one plate after veterans' death
  • 100% disabled (DAV plate)-no additional or annual ($5) fee for plates 
  • Four patriotic license plates added. (from failed HB 1323)
    • Funds to go to PWTF.
      • Removed and included with DOT budget when new ND license plates are issued.
        • Not found in DOT budget-2015 new bill introduced (HB1360)
  • Fiscal note: $12,500. No appropriations.

63rd Legislative Assembly - 2013 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Paur, Gruchalla, D. Johnson, Meier, Owens, Sen. Lyson
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1208 - Honoring Certain National Guard and Reserve Members as Veterans

Honoring Certain National Guard and Reserve Members as Veterans

A BILL for an Act to create and enact a new section to chapter 37-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to honoring certain members of the national guard, the armed forces reserve of the United States, and the active duty forces of the United States as veterans.

  • Honorably discharged National Guard members who otherwise do not qualify as veterans will be honored as a Veteran
  • Will not be entitled to any veterans benefits
  • Fiscal note: None

64th Legislative Assembly - 2015 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Klemin, Amerman, Belter, Fehr, Hunskor, Keiser, Klein, Maragos, Trottier, Sens. Carlisle, Dever, Marcellais
Status Updates:
  • Passed House, Passed Senate. Signed by Governor
HB1217 - Disabled Veteran Benefits and Tax Treatment

Disabled Veteran Benefits and Tax Treatment

Origination: NDDVA, ACOVA

Adds: Individual unemployability as qualifying as 100% or Total Disabled to benefits for property tax exemption (effective for tax years after Dec. 31, 2010), free tuition, vehicle plates, and vehicle excise tax

Adds: un-remarried surviving spouse in receipt of DIC will receive 100% of the property tax exemption and continue veterans vehicle excise tax exemption after death.


62nd Legislative Assembly - 2011 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Owens, Dahl, Sanford, Sens. Cook, Sorvaag
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1219 - Free Tuition for Surviving Dependents

Free Tuition for Surviving Dependents

  • Allows eligible dependents to use free tuition benefit if 100% disabled veteran dies before dependent enrolls in school
  • Fiscal note: $0

63rd Legislative Assembly - 2013 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Brandenburg, Froseth, Thoreson, Trottier, Wieland, Sen. Hogue, Lyson
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1225 - Income Tax Deduction for Retired Military Benefits

Income Tax Deduction for Retired Military Benefits

A BILL for an Act to create and enact a new subdivision to subsection 2 of section 57-38-30.3 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to an income tax deduction for retired military personnel benefits; and to provide an effective date.

Bill would provide:

  • Retired military personnel benefits exempt from ND Income Tax

FISCAL NOTE: $4,600,000

HOUSE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • No amendments
  • Committee recommends DO NOT PASS 12-1-1 HJ 155
  • Placed on house calendar
  • FAILED TO PASS 23-66 HJ 231

65th Legislative Assembly -2017 House Bill
Status Updates:
    • First Reading on House Floor
    • Committee Hearing
    • Failed in House 23-66
HB1229 - Mobility-Impaired Parking Permits

Mobility-Impaired Parking Permits

A BILL for an Act to create and enact a new subsection to section 39-01-15 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to mobility-impaired parking permits; and to declare an emergency.


59th Legislative Assembly - 2005 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Kreidt, Devlin, Uglem, Sens. Brown, Espegard, J. Lee
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1244 - Veterans' Day

Veterans' Day

A BILL for an Act to provide for leave for veterans on Veterans' Day.


59th Legislative Assembly - 2005 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Amerman, Gulleson, Kaldor, Schmidt, Sen. Nelson
Status Updates:
  • Failed in House
HB1246 - Professional Licensure of Military Spouses

Professional Licensure of Military Spouses

  • Provides provisional licenses to spouses of military stationed in ND or stationed in ND before a temporary assignment to duties outside of ND
  • Boards to adopt rules and provide temporary licensure on case-by-case basis
  • State board of architecture and landscape architecture is exempt from this mandate
  • Fiscal note: $0

63rd Legislative Assembly - 2013 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Sens. Dever, J.Lee, Reps. Meier, Becker, Grande, Rohr, Ruby, Steiner, Weisz
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1248 - Child of Military Family - Educational Transfer

Child of Military Family - Educational Transfer

If the child of a military family transfers into this state, the superintendent of the receiving school district, whenever discretion or judgment is possible, shall apply the provisions of title 15.1 and any rules adopted to implement title 15.1 in a manner that is the least restrictive and the most conductive to facilitating the student's educational advancement, as well as the student's participation in all extracurricular academic, athletic, and social activities.


62nd Legislative Assembly - 2011 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Koppelman, Karls, Sanford, Delmore, Sens. Wardner, Nelson
Committees:
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1254 - Income Tax Deduction for Military Retirement Pay

Income Tax Deduction for Military Retirement Pay

  • Exempt Federally taxed income from military retirement pay from ND income tax

63rd Legislative Assembly - 2013 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Sens. Sorvaag, Reps. Thoreson, Vellew, Boehning, Dockter, Kasper, Owens
Status Updates:
  • Failed
HB1255 - Mobility-Impaired Parking Permits

Mobility-Impaired Parking Permits

A BILL for an Act to create and enact a new subsection to section 39-01-15 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to mobility-impaired parking permits.


59th Legislative Assembly - 2005 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Kroeber, Martinson, Metcalf, Sens. Fairfield
Status Updates:
  • Failed in House
HB1262 - Renter Credit for Disabled Veteran

Renter Credit for Disabled Veteran

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact section 57-02-08.8 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to a renter credit for a disabled veteran who would qualify for the property tax credit for disabled veterans except for the fact that the disabled veteran rents living quarters; and to provide an effective date.

  • Veterans with disability rating of 50% or more who are eligible for property tax credit but rent would receive a renters credit
  • Fiscal note: $2,020,000

64th Legislative Assembly - 2015 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Guggisberg, Beadle, Haak, Kelsh, Mock, Schneider, Wallman
Status Updates:
  • Failed House 34-56
HB1267 - Veterans Home Geothermal Heating Appropriation

Veterans Home Geothermal Heating Appropriation

A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation to the state veterans' home for a geothermal heating system; and to declare an emergency.


61st Legislative Assembly - 2009 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Metcalf, Klein, Wieland, Sens. Dever, Dotzenrod, G. Lee
Status Updates:
  • Failed
HB1271 - Korean War Dates Corrected

Korean War Dates Corrected

Origination: ACOVA

Corrects NDCC dates of Korean War to match Federal VA dates (for use in applying for North Dakota Honorary High School diploma).


62nd Legislative Assembly - 2011 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. Boehning, Amerman, Winrich, Sens. Berry, Marcellais
Committees:
Status Updates:
  • Passed
HB1271 - Tuition Waivers for Dependents of Veterans

Tuition Waivers for Dependents of Veterans

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact section 15-10-18.2 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to tuition waivers for dependents of veterans.


59th Legislative Assembly - 2005 House Bill
Sponsors:
  • Reps. R. Kelsch, Carlisle, Maragos, Sens. Bercier, Dever, Thane
Status Updates:
  • Passed