2017 Legislative Session

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65th Legislative Assembly

The 65th Legislative Session began on January 3rd, 2017 and completed their work at 8:29 pm on April, 27th, 2017, the 77th legislative day of the 65th Legislative Assembly. The North Dakota Motor Carriers Association (NDMCA) was at the Capitol since day one, ensuring the interests of the trucking industry were represented and protected.

The final state budget for the 2017-2019 biennium was 13.6 billion, of which 4.3 billion was from the General Fund, which was reduced from the record 14.4 billion budget approved for the 2015-2017 biennium, of which 6 billion was from the General Fund.

NDMCA's significant policy achievements this session can be seen by clicking on the 2017 Key Bill Summary link above. Most enacted bills will take effect on August 1st, 2017 unless an emergency clause passed in which case, those bills become law upon the Governor's signature. 

To see a full list of bills tracked by NDMCA during the 65th Legislative Assembly, click on the Bill Tracking link at the top of this page.

If you have any questions on a bill NDMCA has tracked, please email arik@ndmca.org with the bill number and question.