File Number: 16-01499

2017 City Policy Positions and Legislative Agenda

Approving additional amendments to the City of Minneapolis 2017 State Legislative Policy Positions (as amended on 2/10/2017) to include (on p. 10, after the last current bullet point in the "Gun Violence Prevention and Responsible Gun Ownership" section):

"The City of Minneapolis opposes legislation that undermines common sense gun violence prevention initiatives and would make our communities less safe, including:

  1. "permitless carry" legislation allowing people to carry concealed, loaded guns in public without a permit or safety training.
  2. "stand your ground" legislation, which expands the circumstances in which people are allowed to use deadly force, eliminates the duty to deescalate, and creates legal hurdles that make it harder to hold shooters accountable.

Originating Department: Intergovernmental Relations

Supporting Documents:

March 30 2017:

Feb. 7, 2017:

Approving additional amendments to the City of Minneapolis 2017 State Legislative Policy Positions (as amended on Jan. 13, 2017) to include (on p. 6 after the last current bullet point):

"The City of Minneapolis supports the rights of all people to engage in protected first amendment speech, assembly, and protest without the burden of risk of civil liability for public safety response costs."

Jan. 5, 2017:

Approving additional updates to the 2017 Legislative Agenda as adopted by the City Council on Dec. 9, 2016, and the 2017 Policy Positions as adopted by the City Council on Nov. 18, 2016.  

Dec. 1, 2016:

Approving list of select priority items from existing state legislative 2017 Policy Positions adopted by the City of Minneapolis in preparation for the 2017 Legislative Session.

Nov 10, 2016:

Approving new additions and modifications to the existing Legislative Policy Position document in anticipation of the upcoming 2017 Legislative Session.

Oct. 27, 2016:

Receiving and filing presentations on seven new potential legislative proposals for addition to the 2017 Legislative Policy Positions.

Legislative History:

Oct. 27, 2016: IGR Agenda

Oct. 27, 2016: IGR Committee Report

Nov. 16, 2016: IGR Agenda 

Nov. 16, 2016: IGR Committee Report

Nov. 18, 2016: City Council Agenda

Nov. 18, 2016: Official Proceedings

Nov. 21, 2016: Official Act

Dec. 1, 2016: IGR Agenda  

Dec. 1, 2016: IGR Committee Report

Dec. 9, 2016: City Council Agenda

Dec. 9, 2016: Official Proceedings

Dec. 13, 2016: Official Act

Jan. 5, 2017: IGR Agenda 

Jan. 5, 2017: IGR Committee Report

Jan. 13, 2017: City Council Agenda

Jan. 13, 2017: Official Proceedings 

Jan. 15, 2017: Official Act

Feb. 7, 2017: IGR Agenda

Feb. 7, 2017: IGR Committee Report

Feb. 10, 2017:  City Council Agenda 

Feb. 10, 2017:  Official Proceedings

Feb. 16, 2017:  Official Act

March 30, 2017: IGR Agenda

March 30, 2017: IGR Committee Report

April 14, 2017: City Council Agenda  

April 14, 2017: Official Proceedings

April 20, 2017: Official Act

Submit written comments about this item to: councilcomment@minneapolismn.gov.

Last updated Apr 24, 2017

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