Management and Budget to complete the improvements “as soon as possible.”

“What we understand is the road to perfection is always under construction, but I’m hopeful of two things,” said Sen. Scott Meyer, R-Grand Forks. “One, that this does get done as soon as possible, and two, we are able to come back in the next session and future sessions to continue making this a welcoming Capitol.”

Gov. Doug Burgum has three legislative days to act on the bill upon receiving it. The bill has an emergency clause, making it effective upon his signature.