October 19, 2020 •
Minnesota Legislature’s Fifth Special Session Ends
Lawmakers adjourned the fifth special session of the Legislature on October 15 after passing four bills.
This included the bonding bill, which requires a three-fifths supermajority in each house to pass.
Gov. Tim Walz called the session to extend the COVID-19 peacetime emergency by 30 days.
Walz is obligated by law to call a special session for lawmakers to approve the emergency declaration.
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