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Roll Call: Lawmakers act on shared parenting, wind energy

The following represents April 13-20 votes of Grand Forks lawmakers at the North Dakota Legislature, underway in Bismarck. Not all bills are represented and especially those that pass or fail with near-unanimous votes. Lawmakers from Grand Forks ...

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The following represents April 13-20 votes of Grand Forks lawmakers at the North Dakota Legislature, underway in Bismarck. Not all bills are represented and especially those that pass or fail with near-unanimous votes.

Lawmakers from Grand Forks are Rep. Mark Owens, R-District 17; Rep. Mark Sanford, R-District 17; Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-District 17; Rep. Corey Mock, D-District 18; Rep. Steve Vetter, R-District 18; Sen. Scott Meyer, R-District 18; Rep. Jake Blum, R-District 42; Rep. Emily O'Brien, R-District 42; Sen. Curt Kreun, R-District 42; Rep. Rich Becker, R-District 43; Rep. Lois Delmore, D-District 43; and Sen. Lonnie Laffen, R-District 43.

 

House of Representatives

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April 17

SB 2313: To create and enact a new section of state code, relating to a wind energy restoration and reclamation oversight program; to amend sections of state code relating to annual reports on meeting renewable and recycled energy objectives and exclusion areas for wind energy conversion facilities; and to provide for legislative intent and application. There were 64 yeas and 22 nays.

Grand Forks votes: Yes-Blum, O'Brien, Mock, Owens, Sanford. No-Delmore. Absent/not voting: Becker, Vetter.

 

April 19

SB 2012: To provide an appropriation for defraying expenses of the Department of Transportation; to amend a section of state code relating to state highway fund expenditures; to provide for disposition of maintenance sites and to provide studies and reports. There were 53 yeas and 40 nays.

Grand Forks votes: Yes-Becker, Delmore, O'Brien, Sanford. No-Blum, Mock, Owens, Vetter.

 

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HB 1201: To create and enact a new section of state code relating to landlord responsibilities regarding carbon-monoxide detection devices and relating to the installation of carbon-monoxide and smoke-detection devices. There were 64 yeas and 29 nays.

Grand Forks votes: Yes-Becker, Blum, Delmore, Mock, O'Brien, Owens, Sanford. No-Vetter.

 

HB 1040: To create and enact a new section of state code relating to an evidence-based alcohol and drug education program; to amend section of state code relating to a penalty for individuals under 21 using alcoholic beverages or entering licensed premises. There were 67 yeas and 25 nays.

Grand Forks votes: Yes-Becker, Blum, Delmore, Mock, Owens, Sanford, Vetter. No-O'Brien.

 

Senate

April 14

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SB 2200: To amend and reenact a section of state code, relating to capital project levies. There were 31 yeas and 15 nays.

Grand Forks votes: Yes-Laffen, Meyer. No-Holmberg, Kreun.

 

April 19

HB 1201: To create and enact a new section of state code relating to landlord responsibilities regarding carbon-monoxide detection devices and relating to installation of carbon-monoxide and smoke detection devices. There were 24 yeas and 19 nays.

Grand Forks votes: Yes-Kreun, Laffen, Meyer. No-Holmberg.

 

HB 1392: To amend and re-enact sections of state code relating to shared parenting time and responsibility. There were 12 yeas and 31 nays.

Grand Forks votes: No -Kreun, Holmberg, Laffen, Meyer.

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