Bill Tracker

During each session of the Minnesota Legislature we track key bills affecting parks and trails.
Updates on these key bills are posted here.

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Past Years' Bills Below

2017

There were a few disappointments in the 2017 session, but overall parks and trails fared better than had been feared a few weeks before the end of session. A big thank you to everyone who reached out to their legislators and gave parks and trails a voice.

Summary of bills introduced

The following bills were passed by the legislature and signed into law by Gov. Dayton during the 2017 session.

 

2016

Summary of bills introduced

The following bills were passed by the legislature and signed into law by Gov. Dayton during the 2016 session.

 

The following bills were drafted and introduced into the legislature, but for various reasons they were either not passed by the Minnesota Legislature or not signed into law by the Governor. They could attempt to be revived in subsequent years.

 

2015

Summary of bills introduced

The following bills were passed by the legislature and signed into law by Gov. Dayton during the 2015 session.

 

The following bills were drafted and introduced into the legislature, but for various reasons they were either not passed by the Minnesota Legislature or not signed into law by the Governor. They could attempt to be revived in subsequent years.