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Date of Meeting: January 13, 2015
Date of Meeting: October 9, 2020
Date of Meeting: August 21, 2017
Date of Meeting: January 15, 2016

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ND Transit information Line 1-800-920-9595

  • One call to coordinate your transportation needs

ND DOT Transit Providers 

DAV/VA Van

Date of Meeting: September 18, 2020
Rating Decisions (554.0 KB pdf)
Date of Meeting: September 16, 2020
Date of Meeting: October 29, 2020
Date of Meeting: October 29, 2020
Date of Meeting: January 15, 2016

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HRTG Van

 

ND DOT Transit Providers 

        Souris Basin Transit: Veterans ride free! Just show your veteran ID. Dispatch: 701-839-7433 or 800-927-8318VA Van

ND Transit information Line 1-800-920-9595

  • One call to coordinate your transportation needs
Date of Meeting: October 12, 2016
Date of Meeting: September 30, 2020

Visit the Fargo VA website for more information.

Reviewing NGB 22 (398.0 KB pdf)
Date of Meeting: July 8, 2019
Reviewing the DD214 (594.0 KB pdf)
Date of Meeting: January 15, 2016

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ND Transit information Line 1-800-920-9595

  • One call to coordinate your transportation needs

ND DOT Transit Providers 

DAV/VA Van

Date of Meeting: January 15, 2016

Providers

ND Transit information Line 1-800-920-9595

  • One call to coordinate your transportation needs

ND DOT Transit Providers 

VA Van

Rural Veterans Programs (5.608 MB pdf)
Date of Meeting: October 1, 2020
Date of Meeting: September 16, 2020
Date of Meeting: January 15, 2016

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ND Transit information Line 1-800-920-9595

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ND DOT Transit Providers 

·         Free for veterans to any medical appointments. VA or Non-VA medical Appointments.

VA Van

SAVE-Community-Edition (85.0 KB pdf)
Date of Meeting: September 14, 2020
Date of Meeting: December 22, 2020

APPROPRIATIONS. ND Veterans Home

A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the veterans' home.

 

Date of Meeting: July 24, 2019

Veterans Home-Study-Office of Management and Budget

SECTION 35. LEGISLATIVE MANAGEMENT STUDY - OTHER USES OF VETERANS' HOME FACILITIES. During the 2019-20 interim, the legislative management shall consider studying the feasibility and desirability of developing other allowable revenue generating uses of the veterans' home facilities and grounds in addition to the purposes identified in section 37-15-02. The study must include an analysis of potential revenue generating activities for the veterans' home facilities and grounds, including a review of the effect on any federal requirements. The legislative management shall reports its findings and recommendations, together with any legislation required to implement the recommendations, to the sixty-seventh legislative assembly

Added in Conference committee end of legislative session.

Senate Conference Committee Appointed: Homberg, Wardner, Heckaman SJ 1672

House Conference Committee Appointed: Pollert, Delzer, Boschee HJ 2011

SIGNED BY GOVERNOR 5/2/2019 SJ 2115

Chosen for interim study. Assigned to GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE

Date of Meeting: August 27, 2020

APPROPRIATIONS. ND Department of Veterans Affairs (NDDVA) Budget: Legislative Appropriations Bill

Pre-approved by Commissioner, ACOVA and NDVLC.

A BILL for and Act to provide an appropriation for defraying the expenses of the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

2021-2023 OMB-State General Funds base budget limit: $1,205,484 

NDDVA Requested budget changes: Optional Package-NOT included in Budget.

  1. Restore Base Budget Funding                                                                              $53,950
    1. NDDVA staff training and travel: $16,012
    2. Volunteer staff computers and ITD expenses: $7,935
    3. C&TVSO training and outreach: $30,000
  2. Salary Funding with Federal Dollars                                                                     $100,000
  3. Loans and Grant Officer-Make Permanent Full Time Employee (FTE)                $159,001 Governor Budget included $140,000 Temp.
  4. Veterans/Womens Veterans  Benefits Specialist. Add 1 additional FTE               $158,910
  5. Program Coordinator/Training/Information Officer. Add 1 additional FTE             $158,910
  6. DAV Van funding. increase funding to purchase up to 3 vans                              $37,600

SENATE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

 

Date of Meeting: February 5, 2019

Military Spouse Licensure Evaluations

Military Families Top Ten (#3)

A BILL for an Act to create and enact section 43-17-02.4 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to licensure exemption for certain physicians.

This bill would...

  • Provide certain physicians licensed in good standing in other states be exempt from licensure in ND

SENATE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Removed 30 day in calendar year
  • Changed Board to adopt rules from "Shall" to "May"
  • Committee recommended DO PASS 6-0-0 SJ 162
  • PASSED SENATE 47-0 SJ 175

HOUSE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

FISCAL NOTE: NONE

SIGNED BY GOVERNOR 3/21/2019 SJ 1049

Date of Meeting: January 2, 2019

NDNG Assistant Adjutant General Appointment, Veterans Adjusted Compensation Definition

Military Families Top Ten (#9)

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact sections 37-01-43 and 37-03-02 and subsection 8 of section 37-26-01 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the operation of the North Dakota national guard.

This bill would...
  • Change Assistant Adjutant General minimum commissioned service in NDNG from 5 to 3 years
  • Update Title 10 U.S.C. Code 673  definition of veteran for NDCC 37-26 (Desert Shield and Storm Veterans Compensation)

SENATE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • Added:subsection 6 of section 37-28-02, and section 37-28-03.
    • Subsection 37-28-02 (6) "Peridod of Service" means...
      • Changed period of service ending from 2019 to 2021
    • Subsection 37-28-03 Payment of Adjusted compensation for demestic and foreign service.
      • Changed application deadline from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2021 or no later than 6 months after end of mobilization.
  • Committee recommends DO PASS 7-0-0 SJ 179
  • PASSED SENATE 46-1 SJ 189

HOUSE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

FISCAL NOTE: $0

SIGNED BY GOVERNOR 3/8/2019  SJ 883

Date of Meeting: February 19, 2019

Military Spouse Licensure

Military Families Top Ten (2 & 3)

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact section 43-51-06 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to licensure of foreign practitioners of occupations and professions. 

This bill would...

  • Allow practitioners with 7 years practice exemption for licensure without additional examination or education experience

SENATE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

FISCAL NOTE: NONE

Combined language of this bill with SB 2306

Date of Meeting: January 4, 2019

Military Dependents Occupation and Profession Licensure and Regulation

Military Families Top Ten (2 & 3)

A BILL for an Act to create and enact section 43-51-11.2 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to regulation of the practice of occupations and professions by military dependents; and to amend and reenact sections 15.1-13-17, 27-11-01, 43-51-01, and 43-51-11.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to regulation of occupations and professions.

This bill would...

  • Allow teachers licensure exemption for military dependent

SENATE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

FISCAL NOTE: NONE

Committee combined this bill with SB 2306

Date of Meeting: February 5, 2019

Interstate Licensing Compact

Military Families Top Ten (#1) 

A BILL for an Act to create and enact a new chapter to title 43 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the interstate medical licensure compact.

This bill would...

  • Create interstate licensure compact for
    • Physical Therapy Licensure 
    • Enhance Nurse Licensure

SENATE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

HOUSE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Fees must be paid by the board not general funds
  • Committee recomended DO PASS  as amended 13-1-0 HJ 1235
  • PASSED HOUSE as amended 87-3 HJ 1303
  • SENATE CONCURRED to amendment PASSED SENATE 47-0 SJ 1209

FISCAL NOTE: NONE

SIGNED BY GOVERNOR 4/8/2019 SJ 1371

Date of Meeting: January 14, 2021

EMPLOYMENT. Military Member and Spouse Licensure Portability, Access and Compacts

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact subsection 3 of section 15.1-13-17 and sections 43-51-01, 43-51-11, 43-51-11.1, and 43-51-11.2 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to occupational licensure of members of the military and military spouses; and to provide for a report.

This bill would...

Address key issues identified by Department Of Defense Defense State Liaison Office's Military Families Top 10 Key Issues

  • Add definition of a Military Member to NDCC 15.1-13-17
  • Update definition of a Military Spouse
  • Removes requirement of 2-4 years experience in occupation or profession

 

Date of Meeting: January 11, 2019

Burial Benefits Veteran Spouse

A BILL for an Act to provide an appropriation for veterans' spouses and dependents burial fees at the veterans' cemetery

This bill would...

  • Pay the burial costs for Veteran Spouse at Veterans Cemetery
  • $160,000

SENATE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Changed appropriations to $250,000
  • Committee recommends DO PASS as amended 7-0-0 SJ 347
  • Referred to Senate Appropriations
  • Committee recommends DO PASS 13-0-1 SJ 487
  • PASSED SENATE 46-0 SJ 511

HOUSE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Reduced from $250,000 to $175,000
  • Changed from "paying" cost of interring to "defraying" the cost of interring
  • Change from 2019-2021 bienium to Period of: March 1, 2020-June 30, 2021
  • PASSED SENATE 47-0 SJ 1626
  • PASSED HOUSE 69-21 HJ 1888

FISCAL NOTE: $175,000

SIGNED BY GOVERNOR 4/23/2019 SJ 1894

Date of Meeting: January 15, 2021

FINANCE. Property Tax Credit for Disabled Veterans

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact section 57-02-08.8 of the North Dakota Century Code,
relating to the property tax credit for disabled veterans; and to provide an effective date.

This bill would...

  • Increase taxable valuation on the first $6,750 to $11,250
    • Taxable value of $6,750 = True and Full Value of $150,000
    • Taxable value of $11,250 = True and Full Value of  $250,000
Date of Meeting: January 19, 2021

EDUCATION. Tuition Waiver for Dependents of Disabled Veterans

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact sections 15-10-18.2 and 15-10-18.3 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the definition of a dependent for tuition waiver purposes.

This bill would...

  • Amend the percent of veterans disability for dependents to qualify for tuition waiver from 100% to 50%.
  • Adds verbiage of eligibility for the dependents of a veteran who had a 50% VA disability rating at time of death.
  • Housekeeping updates to language. 
Date of Meeting: January 19, 2021

LEGAL. Veterans Court Docket 

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact subsection 1 of section 12.1-32-02 and sections 19-03.1-23 and 39-08-01.5 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to drug court and the creation of a veterans treatment docket. 

This bill would...

  • Add a "Veterans Teatment Docket" to the NDCC under Drug Court.
  • Veterans Treatment Docket is a district court supervised docket
    • approved by the supreme court
    • combines judicial supervision with licensed treatment programs to treat
      • substance use disorders
      • mental health conditions
      • behavioral health conditions
      • traumatice brain injuries
      • military sexual trauma; and
      • co-occuring disorders
    • Supreme court may adopt rules including rules of procedure for veterans treatment dockets
Date of Meeting: February 19, 2019

Military Spouse Licensure

Military Families Top Ten (2 & 3)

A BILL for an Act to create and enact a new section to chapter 43-51 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to occupational licensure of military members and military spouses; to amend and reenact sections 43-51-01, 43-51-11, and 43-51-11.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to occupational licensure of military members and spouses; to provide for a report to the legislative management; and to provide for a legislative management study.

This bill would...

  • Require licensure and permit applications to inquire if applicant is military member or spouse of military member
  • Require boards to Issue license, provisional license or temporarey permit to military spouse
  • Provide for Legislative management study during 2019-2021 interim

SENATE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Combined language from SB 2127 to this bill
  • Combined language from SB 2126 to this bill
  • Require occupational and professional boards to adopt rules to implement by August 1, 2020
  • Committee recommended DO PASS 7-0-0 SJ 697
  • PASSED SENATE 47-0 SJ 728

HOUSE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Removed:
    • statement of legislative intent (section 11)
    • report to legislative management (section 9)
    • legislative management study (section 10)
    • all of section 6 Members of military license renewal
  • Added:
    • Exemption for boards;
      • State board of accountancy
      • State electrical board
      • ND real estate appraiser qualifications and ethics board
      • State real estate commission
      • Secretary of state with respect to contractor licensing
      • ND Board of medicine
      • State board of dental examiners
    • Provision to above listed boards of providing 30 days to issue license or issue a profisional license or temporary permit.
  • Committee recommended DO PASS as amended 12-0-2 HJ 1263
  • PASSED HOUSE 90-0 HJ 1340
  • SENATE REFUSED TO CONCUR to amendments SJ 1201
  • Senate Conference Committee appointed: Meyer, K. Roers, Oban
  • House Conference Committee appointed: Laning, Richter, Adams

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Added: and to provide a report
  • Section 8 report: Changed from report to Legislative Management to "Department of Commerce"
  • Senate aceded to remaining House amendments
  • PASSED SENATE 47-0 SJ 1719
  • PASSED HOUSE 91-0 HJ 1984

SIGNED BY GOVERNOR 4/25/2019 SJ 2014

Date of Meeting: January 2, 2019

Property Tax Credit for Veterans

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact subsection 20 of section 57-02-08, section 57-02-08.8, and subdivision c of subsection 1 of section 57-55-10 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the property tax credit for veterans; and to provide an effective date.

This bill would...
  • Remove eligibility for veterans awarded VA "specially adapted housing" or thier un-remarried surviving spouse
  • Remove "head of family" verbiage
  • Remove disability rating percentage formula starting at 50% disabled
  • Remove "disabled" from verbiage
  • Allows property tax credit for all veterans or unremarried surviving spouse receiving a VA Pension 
  • Removes taxable valuation limit 

SENATE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

FISCAL NOTE: NONE

FAILED SENATE 2-44 SJ 408

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