Find out how laws enacted during the 2017 legislative session will affect cities.
(Published Jun 19, 2017)
The 2017 Legislature sent 99 chapters of new law to Gov. Dayton during the regular session, and eight additional chapters of law during a special session. The League’s 2017 Law Summaries will help you understand how these new laws will affect cities.
In addition to new laws that may impact city operations, the law summaries publication provides information on proposed legislation that didn’t survive the legislative process. The publication highlights relevant new laws, but is not intended to be comprehensive legal advice.
Some of the laws enacted this year that are relevant to cities include:
If you have any questions about new laws or legislation summarized in the 2017 Law Summaries, please contact a member of the League’s Intergovernmental Relations Department. The initials of the best staff member to contact for a particular law are listed at the end of each summary. You can find a key for the initials on page 3 of the 2017 Law Summaries.
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