Below you will find the bills that the Grand Forks Legislative Committee is tracking during the 2017 Legislative Session.  Click on the bill number to get a more in depth breakdown of the bill.



HB 1006
A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the office of the tax commissioner and for payment of state reimbursement under the homestead tax credit and disabled veterans' credit; and to provide for a transfer.


HB 1010
Relating to payments to fire departments from the insurance tax distribution fund.

HB 1013
A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the department of public instruction, the state library, the school for the deaf, and the North Dakota vision services - school for the blind.


HB 1016
A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the office of the adjutant general; and to provide a transfer.

HB 1020
A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the state water commission; and to provide exemptions.

HB 1023
A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the public employees retirement system; and to provide for a transfer.

HB 1027
Relating to the standards and guidelines for emergency services communications systems; and to repeal section 57-40.6-03.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to 911 database management charges.

HB 1028
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for materials used in the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electrical generation facility; to provide an effective date; and to provide for retroactive application.

HB 1029
Relating to acceptance of federal funds; and to provide for a legislative management study of statutory and regulatory requirements placed on North Dakota state government agencies by United States government agencies.

HB 1030
Relating to higher education campus improvements and building construction.

HB 1032
Relating to provider reimbursement rates for the Medicaid expansion program.

HB 1033
Relating to cost-sharing under the Medicaid expansion program; and to provide a statement of legislative intent.

HB 1034
Relating to the provider reimbursement rates under the Medicaid expansion program; and to provide for a report to the legislative management.
HB 1040
Relating to an evidence-based alcohol and drug education program; to amend and reenact subsection 3 of section 5-01-08 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to a penalty for individuals under twenty-one years of age using alcoholic beverages or entering licensed premises; and to provide appropriations to the department of human services.
HB 1041
Relating to presumptive probation; to amend and reenact sections 12-44.1-32, 12-54.1-01, 12-59-08, 12.1-17-13, and 12.1-23-05, subsection 2 of section 12.1-32-02, section 19-03.1-22.3, subsection 1 of section 19-03.1-22.5, subsections 5 and 7 of section 19-03.1-23, subdivision a of subsection 1 of section 19-03.1-23.1, section 19-03.4-03, subdivision f of subsection 5 of section 39-08-01, section 43-45-06, subsection 17 of section 50-06-05.1, and section 50-09-29 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to sentence reduction credit, medical paroles, domestic violence offender treatment, grading of theft offenses, credit for time spent in custody, terms and conditions of probation, controlled substances and controlled substance paraphernalia, addiction counseling services, and the supplemental nutrition assistance program; to provide a penalty; to provide for the creation of a pretrial services program pilot project within the department of corrections and rehabilitation; and to provide for a report to the legislative assembly.
HB 1042
Relating to sentence reduction credit, medical paroles, domestic violence offender treatment, grading of theft offenses, credit for time spent in custody, terms and conditions of probation, controlled substances and controlled substance paraphernalia, addiction counseling services, and the supplemental nutrition assistance program; to provide for the creation of a pretrial services program pilot project within the department of corrections and rehabilitation; to provide for a report to the legislative assembly; and to provide a penalty.
HB 1045
Relating to the angel fund investment tax credit and the seed capital investment tax credit; and to provide an effective date.
HB 1046
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for equipment used in telecommunications infrastructure development; and to provide an effective date
HB 1048
Relating to the certified nonprofit development corporation investment tax credit; to repeal section 57-38-01.17 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the certified nonprofit development corporation investment tax credit; and to provide an effective date.
HB 1049
Relating to the list of economic development tax incentives subject to regular review; to repeal section 57-38-30.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the wage and salary credit; and to provide an effective date.
HB 1050
Relating to the list of economic development tax incentives subject to regular review and the application of tax credits against individual income tax liability; to repeal section 57-38-01.27 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the microbusiness income tax credit; and to provide an effective date.
HB 1053
Relating to increased employer and employee contributions under the public employees retirement system defined benefit and defined contribution plans.
HB 1056
Relating to application of the property tax credit for disabled veterans to properties placed in trust for a surviving spouse; and to provide an effective date.
HB 1059
Relating to the employment of individuals under twenty-one years of age at establishments where alcoholic beverages are sold.

HB 1072
Relating to the expiration date on medicaid expansion, medicaid expansion contracting language, and the health care trust fund; to provide for exemptions; to provide statements of legislative intent; to provide an appropriation; to provide an effective date; and to declare an emergency.
HB 1080
Relating to revenues of the infrastructure revolving loan fund; and to provide an exemption.
HB 1096
Relating to the advanced practice registered nurse licensure compact.
HB 1117
Relating to changes in terminology with respect to substance abuse and behavioral health.
HB 1134
Relating to updating definitions and code sections to reflect person first language, updating language to reflect rights of the developmentally disabled, and to clarify inspection of facilities.
HB 1136
Relating to substance use disorder treatment voucher system
HB 1148
Relating to a public employee retirement plan for firefighters.

HB 1168
Relating to restricting compensation and travel reimbursement for public employees for attendance at legislative meetings.
HB 1178
Relating to the assessed communications service fee and the prepaid wireless emergency 911 fee.

HB 1182
Relating to development zones; to amend and reenact sections 40-63-02, 40-63-03, 40-63-04, 40-63-05, and 40-63-06, subsection 4 of section 40-63-07, and sections 57-38-30.3 and 57-38-75 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the renaissance zone program; to repeal chapter 40-63 relating to the renaissance zone program; and to provide an effective date.

HB 1184
Relating to statutory fees, entries against driving record, and speed limitations; and to provide a penalty.

HB 1186
Relating to disclosure of radon hazards by a seller.

HB 1188
Relating to disclosure of known radon hazards.

HB 1191
Relating to loans for political subdivisions.
HB 1194
Relating to providing a victim's rights card; and to amend and reenact subsections 6 and 10 of section 12.1-34-01 and subsections 1, 2, and 6 of section 12.1-34-02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to treatment standards for victims.

HB 1201
Relating to landlord responsibilities regarding carbon monoxide alarms; to amend and reenact section 23-13-15, subdivision d of subsection 1 of section 47-16-13.1, and subsection 4 of section 54-21.3-03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the installation of carbon monoxide alarms and smoke detection devices; and to provide an effective date.

HB 1221
Relating to the use of confidential informants by law enforcement.
HB 1224
Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for purchases made by a contractor, subcontractor, or builder on behalf of an exempt entity; to amend and reenact section 57-40.2-03.3 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to use tax on contractors; and to provide an effective date.
HB 1249
Relating to duties of the secretary of state; and to amend and reenact section 39-34-06 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to regulation of transportation network companies. 

HB 1258
Relating to extraterritorial zoning and subdivision authority; and to repeal sections 40-47-01.1, 40-48-18, 40-51.2-02.1, 40-51.2-02.2, and 61-35-26.3 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to extraterritorial zoning and subdivision authority.
HB 1261
Relating to workers' compensation coverage of certain volunteers; to amend and reenact subsection 10 of section 65-01-02 and section 65-06-03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to workers' compensation coverage for mental injuries and of certain volunteers; and to provide for application.

HB 1276
Relating to a limitation on property tax increases by taxing districts without voter approval; and to provide an effective date.

HB 1285
Relating to an optional residential property tax freeze for owners who are disabled or age sixty-five or older; and to provide an effective date.
HB 1295
Relating to the expansion of the homestead credit exemption for individuals age sixty-five or older; and to provide an effective date.
HB 1297
Relating to creation of the affordable housing revolving loan fund; to provide a continuing appropriation; and to provide for a transfer.
HB 1298
Relating to prohibiting counties, cities, and townships from contracting with lobbyists; to amend and reenact section 54-05.1-02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the definition of lobbyist and prohibiting lobbyists from receiving public funds from political subdivisions; and to provide a penalty.

HB 1305
Relating to the form and style of statutes governing airport authorities; and to repeal sections 2-06-05 and 2-06-23 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to airport authorities.
HB 1308
Relating to drug testing for temporary assistance to needy families program benefits.
HB 1312
Relating to the prohibition of an individual under nineteen years of age from purchasing and using tobacco products; and to provide a penalty. 
HB 1317
Relating to a transfer of legacy fund earnings.
HB 1326
Relating to approval from impacted municipalities for the grant of local property tax incentives.
HB 1327
Relating to exceptions from inspections for home repairs performed by a homeowner.
HB 1339
Relating to notice, appeals, and refunds of special assessments.
HB 1345
Relating to open record and meeting laws; and amend and reenact subsection 11 of section 12.1-34-02, section 12.1-35-03, subsection 9 of section 44-04-17.1, subsections 2, 4, and 7 of section 44-04-18, subsection 2 of section 44-04-18.1, subsection 6 of section 44-04-18.7, section 44-04-18.20, subsections 5, 6, and 9 of section 44-04-19.1, subsections 3 and 5 of section 44-04-20, section 44-04-21.1, and subsection 4 of section 57-40.6-07 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to open record and meeting laws.
HB 1351
Relating to approval of special assessment projects by elected governing bodies; and to provide an effective date.
HB 1355
A BILL for an Act to provide for a legislative management study of political subdivision funding mechanisms for transportation infrastructure projects.
HB 1361
Relating to limitations of property tax levies by taxing districts without voter approval; and to provide an effective date.
HB 1364
Relating to the prohibition against parking meters.

HB 1366
Relating to oil and gas gross production tax definitions and allocations; to provide an appropriation to the board of university and school lands; to provide a statement of legislative intent; and to provide an effective date.

HB 1368
Relating to county board of equalization appeals of state board of equalization proceedings.
HB 1374
Relating to contracts and financial assistance for water projects and duties of the state engineer; and to amend and reenact sections 61-02-01.3, 61-02-01.4, 61-02-02, 61-02-04, 61-02-07, 61-02-08, and 61-02-12, subsection 1 of section 61-02-14, and subsection 4 of section 61-02-62 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to definitions of types of financial assistance for water projects and the composition and operation of the state water commission.

HB 1388
Relating to taxes levied for Fargo board of education building expenses, determination of school state aid payments, school district tuition payment levies, tax increment financing and renaissance zone property tax incentives, property tax exemptions for new single-family residential property, school district levies, and information provided on property tax statements; to repeal sections 15-39.1-28, 15.1-27-04.2, 15.1-27-20.2, 57-19-02, 57-19-03, 57-19-05, 57-19-09, 57-19-11, and 57-20-07.2 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to tax levies for teacher retirements, minimum local effort and taxable valuation considerations for purposes of determining school state aid payments, school district special reserve funds, and the state-paid property tax relief credit; and to provide an effective date.

HB 1401
A BILL for an Act to provide for collective bargaining for law enforcement officers and paid full-time firefighters.
HB 1404
Relating to demerit points and the use of a wireless communications device; to amend and reenact subsection 2 of section 39-06.1-06 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to fees for a moving violation; and to provide a penalty.

HB 1406
Relating to public employee uniform group health insurance benefits; to provide for application; and to declare an emergency.

HB 1427
A BILL for an Act to provide for the determination of refugee absorptive capacity.
HB 1430
Relating to distracted driving; to amend and reenact subsection 2 of section 39-06.1-06 and section 39-06.1-09 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to fees for a moving violation; to repeal section 39-08-23 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to use of a wireless communication device while driving; and to provide a penalty.

SB 2003
Relating to the cancellation of unexpended appropriations; and to provide a transfer
SB 2006
A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the North Dakota aeronautics commission.
SB 2012
A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the department of transportation; and to provide for a transfer
SB 2018
A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the department of commerce; to provide exemptions; and to provide for a transfer.
SB 2024
A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the comprehensive tobacco control advisory committee.
SB 2030
Relating to updating statutory references to the North Dakota education association; and to repeal section 15.1-32-23 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the credentialing process for special education teachers.
SB 2032
Relating to reporting requirements for the state board of agricultural research and education, reporting requirements for the information technology department, and individual, estate, and trust income tax credits; and to repeal section 54-23.3-09, chapter 54-56, and sections 57-38-01.29 and 57-38-01.30, relating to reporting of new department of corrections and rehabilitation programs, the children's services coordinating committee, the homestead income tax credit, and the commercial property income tax credit.
SB 2034
A BILL for an Act to create and enact chapter 43-12.4 of the North Dakota Century Code, providing for a nursing faculty student loan repayment program.
SB 2036
Relating to matching grants for the advancement of academics at higher education institutions under the control of the state board of higher education; and to provide an appropriation.
SB 2037
Relating to the teacher shortage loan forgiveness program.
SB 2038
Relating to the establishment of a task force on children's behavioral health; to amend and reenact section 15.1-07-34, subsection 1 of section 25-03.1-11, and sections 25-03.1-26 and 50-11.1-02.3 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to behavioral health training for educators and early childhood service providers and to emergency hold limitations for mental health examinations; and to provide for a report to the governor and the legislative management.
SB 2039
Relating to the placement of children in the least restrictive environment; to amend and reenact subsection 5 of section 14-09-08.4, subsections 4 and 5 of section 50-01.2-03, sections 50-06-01, 50-06-01.4, 50-06-05.1, 50-06-05.2, 50-06-05.3, 50-06-05.4, 50-06-06.2, and 50-06-06.5, and subsection 1 of section 50-06-20 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the structure and duties of the department of human services with respect to behavioral health; to repeal chapter 25-10 and sections 25-02-02, 50-06-01.2, and 50-06-23 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to mental health services, the additional location for a hospital for the mentally ill, and the assumption of duties by the department of human services; to provide for transition; and to provide an effective date. 
SB 2044
Relating to dynamic fiscal impact analysis of economic development tax incentives reviewed by a legislative management interim committee; to provide an appropriation; and to provide an expiration date.
SB 2049
Relating to the aeronautics commission special fund, aircraft excise tax, and aviation fuel tax; and to repeal sections 57-43.3-04 and 57-43.3-06 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the aviation fuel tax.
SB 2054
Relating to higher education tuition and fees waivers for law enforcement officers.
SB 2055
Relating to a requirement that cities applying for designation of a renaissance zone submit letters of support from affected political subdivisions.
SB 2058
Relating to funding for regional education associations that provide English language learner services.
SB 2063
Relating to state aid to institutions, minimum amount payable, and the cancellation of unexpended appropriations; to provide for transfer of funds; to authorize projects for North Dakota state university and the university of North Dakota; to authorize the state board of higher education to issue and sell bonds for capital projects; to provide exemptions; and to declare an emergency.

SB 2064
A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the state department of health; and to declare an emergency.

SB 2066
A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the North Dakota aeronautics commission.
SB 2072
Relating to state highway fund expenditures; to provide for a transfer; and to provide exemptions.
SB 2074
Relating to the infrastructure revolving loan fund, the housing incentive fund, the transfer of North Dakota mill and elevator profits to the general fund, and the coal development trust fund; to provide legislative intent; and to provide an exemption.
SB 2078
A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the department of commerce; to provide exemptions; to provide for transfers; and to declare an emergency.
SB 2085
A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the department of veterans' affairs.
SB 2086
Relating to participation in city governing body meetings by residents of areas within the extraterritorial zoning jurisdiction of the city; and to amend and reenact section 40-21-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to qualified electors in city elections.
SB 2088
Relating to the scope of practice for addiction counselors and the licensure authority of the board of addiction counseling examiners.
SB 2098
Relating to adding victim services providers to the list of persons to which juvenile court files and records are open to inspection.
SB 2106
Relating to the state radio fee system.
SB 2127
Relating to city and county sales and use tax refunds.
SB 2128
Relating to record retention for sales and use tax purposes.

SB 2143
Relating to jurisdiction of law enforcement officers.

SB 2148
Relating to training for city auditors; and to provide an effective date.

SB 2152
Relating to public employment hiring practices and confidentiality of some applications.

SB 2166
Relating to a prohibition on property receiving benefits from both a renaissance zone and a tax increment financing district.
SB 2178
Relating to the infrastructure revolving loan fund; and to declare an emergency.
SB 2179
Relating to eligible uses for infrastructure revolving loan funds.
SB 2190
Relating to bid requirements for public improvements.
SB 2193
Relating to jurisdiction of law enforcement officers.
SB 2199
Relating to facilitating entry of an out-of-state business to perform disaster or emergency remediation work in this state on critical electrical and telecommunication transmission infrastructure and to provide a limited exemption for that purpose from state and local taxes and fees, licensing, and other requirements during the time in this state employed in disaster or emergency remediation work.
SB 2200
Relating to capital project levies; and to provide an effective date.
SB 2204
Relating to the creation of a statewide interoperability radio network fund and surcharges assessed for certain traffic violations; and to provide a continuing appropriation.
SB 2206
Relating to the transition of funding responsibility for county social services from the counties to the state and a credit against payments in lieu of taxes paid by centrally assessed companies; to amend and reenact sections 11-23-01, 50-01.2-03.2, 50-06-05.8, 50-06.2-04, subsection 3 of section 57-15-01.1, sections 57-15-06 and 57-15-06.7, and subdivision c of subsection 1 of section 57-20-07.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to county and multicounty social service board budgets, county general fund levy limitations, and property tax statements; to repeal chapter 50-03 and sections 50-06-20.1, 50-06.2-05, and 57-20-07.2 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the county human services fund, the human services grant program, county property tax levy authority for social services, and the state-paid property tax relief credit; and to provide an effective date.
SB 2247
Relating to the prohibition against parking meters.
SB 2257
Relating to extraterritorial zoning.
SB 2269
Relating to authorization of a state Red River valley water supply project; and to amend and reenact sections 61-24-27, 61-39-01, 61-39-02, 61-39-03, 61-39-04, 61-39-05, 61-39-11, and 61-39-16 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the powers of the Lake Agassiz water authority.
SB 2280
Relating to city levy authority for emergency purposes; and to provide an effective date.

SB 2288
Relating to a consolidated taxpayer notice containing estimated property tax levies and budget hearing information; to amend and reenact sections 57-02-53 and 57-15-02.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to assessment increase notices and property tax levy public hearings; and to provide an effective date.
SB 2298
Relating to sales and use tax collection obligations of certain out-of-state sellers; and to provide a contingent effective date.
SB 2304
Relating to payment of assessments.
SB 2305
Relating to a corporate income tax credit for reimbursement of employee child care expenditures; and to provide an effective date.

SB 2310
Relating to inspections of electrical wiring installations.

SB 2326
Relating to the authority of home rule counties and cities to levy certain taxes.