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Q-VE (259.0 KB pdf)
Date of Meeting: February 25, 2021
Q-WWI (1.125 MB pdf)
Date of Meeting: February 24, 2021
Date of Meeting: January 13, 2015
Date of Meeting: October 9, 2020
R-VE (1.184 MB pdf)
Date of Meeting: February 25, 2021
R-WWI (4.411 MB pdf)
Date of Meeting: February 24, 2021
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

Providers

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: March 16, 2021
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

Providers

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)
S-VE (2.995 MB pdf)
Date of Meeting: February 25, 2021
S-WWI (9.531 MB pdf)
Date of Meeting: February 24, 2021
Date of Meeting: October 1, 2020
Date of Meeting: September 16, 2020
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 

·         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

Pre-approved by Commissioner, ACOVA and NDVLC

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

  • Memorial Garden Project               $200,000 (Melvin Norgard Funds). Approved by Senate.
  • Basic Care Floor replacement        $131,500. Not included in Governors Budget. Included in Senate Budget.

SENATE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • Amendments:
    • Added:
      • Authority to use $200,000 of Melvin Norgard Fund for Memorial Garden
      • $131,500 replace flooring in Basic Care unit
      • $16,700 in basic equipment replacement
    • Removed:
      • 6 Full Time Employees
  • Carry over funding approval to replace Skilled care unit flooring $138,700 from current biennium
  • PASSED SENATE 47-0 SJ 535
  • Senate received House amendments SJ 1278
  • Senate concurred with House amendments SJ 1359
  • Amendments passed Senate 46-0 SJ 1359
  • Signed by Senate President 4/14/2021 SJ 1464

HOUSE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • 2/19/2021 Received from Senate HJ 645
  • Amendments: 
    • Added:
      • $25,000 for residence absences
      • $131,500 for thermostat replacement
    • Removed: 
      • $131,500 Basic care flooring project
    • Allowed for use of ITD services outside of ND IDT and provide a study
  • PASSED House 82-10 HJ 1511
  • Sent to Senate for consideration of amendments SJ 1278
  • Senate concurred with House amendments SJ 1359
  • Signed by House Speaker 4/14/2021 HJ 1701

Signed by Governor 4/16/2021 HJ 1538

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. Senate restored $53,950,House reduced to $48,950
    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 be paid with General Fund Dollars             $128,000 Senate replaced $68,000 with General Funds.
  3. Loans and Grant Officer-Make Permanent Full Time Employee (FTE)                $159,001 Governor Budget included $140,000 Temp. ($128,000 Federal funds $12,000 State). Senate made FTE added $18,910
  4. Veterans/Womens Veterans  Benefits Specialist. Add 1 additional FTE               $158,910
  5. Program Coordinator/Training/Information Officer. Add 1 additional FTE             $158,910 Senate approved $140,000 for Temp. House reduced to a part-time Temp. at $70,000
  6. DAV Van funding. increase funding to purchase up to 3 vans                              $37,600 Senate approved additional $18,800 for 1 more van (2 total). House reduced back to 1 van at $18,800

SENATE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Assigned: Dever, Mathern, Rust
  • Added: 
    • Restored Base Budget Funding of $53,950
    • Restored $68,000 of the $137,500 HRTG supplanted dollars
    • Changed Loan & Grant officer position to FTE added $18,910 General Funds
    • Added temporary "Program Coordinator/Training/Information Officer" funding $140,000
    • Added funding for 1 DAV van $18,800
  • Committee recommended DO PASS as amended 14-0-0 SJ 541
  • PASSED Senate as amended 47-0 SJ 559
  • Senate received House amendments SJ 1278
  • Senate concurred with House amendments SJ 1357
  • Amendments passed Senate 43-3 SJ 1357
  • Signed by Senate President 4/14/2021 SJ 1464

HOUSE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • 2/16/2021 Received from Senate HJ 645
  • Reduced Budget by -$94,094
  • Reduce funding of Temporary Veteran Benefits Specialist position -$70,000
  • Removed funding for one DAV Van -$18,800
  • Removed non-existing funding for Stand Downs which -$5,000 (Not included Governors or Senate budget)
  • Removed operating budget-$241
  • Reduced State Approving Agency funding -$53
  • Appropriations Committee recommended DO PASS as amended 18-1-2 HJ 1400 
  • PASSED House as amended 91-2 HJ 1510
  • Sent to Senate for consideration of amendments SJ 1278
  • Senate concurred with House amendments SJ 1357
  • Signed by House Speaker 4/14/2021 HJ 1701

Signed by Governor 4/16/2021 SJ 1538

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: January 23, 2021

NDNG: Camp Grafton Training Area and Facility Development

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact section 37-07.3-03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the use of the funds in the national guard training area and facility development trust fund.

This bill would...

  • Amend the timeline to end June 30, 2023
  • Adds ability to Lease land
  • Amends funding for "armories next to Fraine Barracks" to "armories" 

SENATE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • Committee recommended DO PASS 7-0-0 SJ159
  • PASSED Senate 46-0 SJ 166

HOUSE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • Received in House 1/13/2021 HJ 227
  • Committee recommended DO PASS 13-0-1 HJ 1057
  • PASSED House 92-0 HJ 1103
  • Signed by House Speaker 3/17/2021 HJ 1184
  • Signed by Senate President 3/17/2021 SJ 879

Signed by Governor 3/22/2021 SJ 948

Fiscal Note: None

Date of Meeting: January 23, 2021

NDNG: Update UCMJ

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact section 37-01-03 and 37-01-43, 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 is a housekeeping bill that would...

  • Amend dates of the UCMJ edition to the most current
  • Amend definition of "Veteran" for this purpose to reflect current title 10 U.S.C. 12301

SENATE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • Committee recommended DO PASS 7-0-0 SJ 149
  • PASSED Senate 45-0 SJ 156

HOUSE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • Received by House 1/12/2021 HJ 220
  • Committee recommended DO PASS 13-0-1 HJ 1057
  • PASSED House 92-0 HJ 1103
  • Signed by House Speaker 3/17/2021 HJ 1184
  • Signed by Senate President 3/17/2021 SJ 879

Signed by Governor 3/22/2021 SJ 948

Fiscal Note: None

Date of Meeting: January 23, 2021

NDNG: Armed Forces Jusitified Use of Deadly Force to Protect Nuclear Weapon

A BILL for an Act to create and enact a new subsection to section 12.1-05-02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the use of deadly force when protecting nuclear assets; and to declare an emergency.

This bill would...

  • Allow members of the armed forces to use deadly force to protect Nuclear Weapon, Components or Nuclear Explosive device from;
    • loss
    • theft, destruction
    • sabotage; or
    • unauthorized control

SENATE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • Committee recommended DO PASS 7-0-0
  • PASSED Senate 46-0 SJ 165
  • Signed by Senate President 3/19/2021 SJ 910

HOUSE AMENDMENTS & ACTIONS

  • Received by House 1/13/2021 HJ 227
  • Committee recommended DO PASS 14-0-0 HJ 1123
  • PASSED Senate 94-0 Emergency Clause carried HJ 1165
  • Signed by House Speaker 3/18/2021 HJ 1203

Signed by Governor 3/23/2021 SJ 976

Fiscal Note: None

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