“No man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session.”– Gideon J. Tucker

Who represents me?

Contact your State Representative

Contact your State Senator

Here is the voting record of the MN House of Representatives sub-committee regarding MANDATORY purchase of Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Insurance for Motorcycles (this means your insurance is going WAY up). If YOUR rep voted for this (AYES), let them know you will not support them this Fall:
AYES District
STEPHENSON, Zack, Chair 36A
KOTYZA-WITTHUHN, Carlie, Vice Chair 48B
CARLSON, Andrew 50B
DAVNIE, Jim 63A
ELKINS, Steve 49B
KOEGEL, Erin 37A
LEE, Fue 59A
LILLIE, Leon 43B
OLSON, Liz 7B
RICHARDSON, Ruth 52B

NAYS District
O’DRISCOLL, Tim, GOP Lead 13B
BAHR, Cal 31B
HALEY, Barb 21A
LUCERO, Eric 30B
PFARR, Brian 20A
RASMUSSON, Jordan 8A
THEIS, Tama 14A

EXCUSED LISLEGARD, Dave 6B

The MN Legislature convened on January 31, 2022

Current bills in the House – current thru 2/28/2022 introductions

Bill #DescriptionActionAuthorsSenate Companion
H. F. 197Establishes a misdemeanor for traffic violations that cause great bodily harm or death to anotherintroduced on January 19, 2021 and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy  Bob Dettmer (R-39A), Brian Daniels (R-24B) and Jon Koznick (R-58A)S.F. No. 140
H. F. 895Requires uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage for motorcyclesIntroduced on February 8, 2021 and referred to  the Committee on Commerce Finance and Policy; Co-authors Zack Stephenson and Jamie Long added on February 10, 2021  Passed by Committee on February 10, 2022 with amended effective date of August 1, 2022; Co-auther Steve Elins added on February 10, 2022Cheryl Youakim (D-46B); Zack Stephenson (D-36A); Jamie Long (D-61B); Steve Elkins (D-49B)S.F. No. 1428
H. F. 1232Increases motorcycle endorsement fees with entire increase going to the motorcycle safety fundIntroduced on February 18, 2021 and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy; Co-authors Kelly Morrison and Greg Boe added on February 22, 2021; Heard by  the Committee on Transporation, Finance and Policy on March 16, 2021 and laid over for possible inclusion in a finance bill. PROVISIONS INCLUDED IN THE OMINBUS TRANSPORTATION FINANCE BILL IN ARTICLE 6, SECTION 46 (H. F. 1684) WHICH WAS PASSED BY THE HOUSE ON APRIL 17, 2021 ON A 69-62 VOTE. (SENATE COMPANION S.F. No. 1159) Passed in Special Session under HF10 Article 4 Transportation Policy; Section 68; lines 71.15 to 71.31; Signed by Governor on June 26, 2021S.F. No. 152
H. F. 1588Flat tax in lieu of sales tax for certain older motorcyclesIntroduced on February 25, 2021 and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy; Co-authors Kaela Berg and Jessica Hanson added on March 23, 2021 Dave Lislegard (D-6B); Kaela Berg (D-56B); Jessica Hanson (D-56A)S.F. No. 358
H. F. 3573Changes annual motor vehicle registration from annual to every 2 years; Fee would be the current annual fee times twoThe bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.Joe McDonald (R-29A), John Heinrich (R-35A), Leon Lillie (D-43B), John Petersburg (R-24A), Jeff Backer (R-12A), Kristin Robbins (R-34A), Rob Ecklund (D-03A), Dale Lueck (R-10B) and Donald Raleigh (R-38A)
H. F. 3833Increasing maximum documentary fees charged by dealers on motor vehicle sales and leases;The bill was read for the first time on February 28, 2022 and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.Steve Elkins (D-49B)

Current bills in the Senate – current thru 3/2/2022 introductions

Bill #DescriptionActionAuthorsHouse Companion
S.F. No. 9Establishes guidelines related to motorcycle profilingIntroduced on January 9, 2021 and referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy;  Co-author Mary Kiffmeyer added on January 11, 2021; Co-author Jerry Newton added on February 1, 2021; Co-author Andrew Mathews added on February 4, 2021; Co-author Tom Bakk added on March 22, 2021 David Osmek (33-R); Mary Kiffmeyer (30-R); Jerry Newton (37-DFL); Andrew Mathews (15-R); Tom Bakk (3-I)
S.F. No. 140Establishes a misdemeanor for traffic violations that cause great bodily harm or death to anotherintroduced on January 19, 2021 and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy; Passed as amended on February 11, 2021 and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance & Policy Karin Housley (39-R)HF197
S.F. No. 152Increases motorcycle endorsement fees with entire increase going to the motorcycle safety fundIntroduced on January 19, 2021 and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy; Co-author David Osmek added on February 1, 2021; Co-author Andrew Mathews added on February 15, 2021; Co-authors Tom Bakk and David Tomassoni added on March 22, 2021; Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance on March 23, 2021; Per joint rule 2.03, referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration on March 25, 2021; PROVISIONS INCLUDED IN THE OMNIBUS TRANSPORATION POLICY AND FINCANCE BILL IN ARTICLE 3, SECTION 46 (S.F. No. 1159) WITH SECOND READING ON APRIL 19, 2021. (HOUSE COMPANION H.F. 1684 PASSED BY HOURSE ON APRIL 17, 2021).  Passed in Special Session under HF10 Article 4 Transportation Policy; Section 68; lines 71.15 to 71.31; Signed by Governor on June 26, 2021Mary Kiffmeyer (30-R); David Osmek (33-R); Andrew Mathews (15-R);  Tom Bakk (3-I); David Tomassoni (6-I)H. F. 1232
S.F. No. 358Flat tax in lieu of sales tax for certain older motorcyclesIntroduced on January 28, 2021 and  referred to the Committee on Taxes; Co-authors Tom Bakk and David Tomassoni added on March 22, 2021  Andrew Mathews (15-R); John Hoffman (36-DFL);  Tom Bakk (3-I); David Tomassoni (6-I)H. F. 1588
S.F. No. 1428Requires uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage for motorcyclesIntroduced on February 25, 2021 and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy Ron Latz (D-46)H. F. 895
S.F. No. 3440Appropriates money for traffic safety education programs but doesn’t define what those programs might beIntroduced on February 24, 2022 and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and PolicyDavid Senjem (25-R), Karin  Housley (39-R), Gene Dornink (27-R), Jim Abeler (35-R), and Andrew Lang (17-R)