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STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

NINETIETH SESSION - 2017

 

_____________________

 

FOURTH DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Wednesday, January 11, 2017

 

 

      The House of Representatives convened at 12:15 p.m. and was called to order by Kurt Daudt, Speaker of the House.

 

      Prayer was offered by Deacon Nathan E. Allen, Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, St. Paul, Minnesota.

 

      The members of the House gave the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.

 

      The roll was called and the following members were present:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Applebaum

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Bernardy

Bliss

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Christensen

Clark

Considine

Cornish

Daniels

Davids

Davnie

Dean, M.

Dehn, R.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Fischer

Flanagan

Franke

Franson

Freiberg

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Halverson

Hamilton

Hansen

Hausman

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hilstrom

Hoppe

Hornstein

Hortman

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Johnson, C.

Johnson, S.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koegel

Koznick

Kresha

Kunesh-Podein

Layman

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Lien

Lillie

Loeffler

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

McDonald

Metsa

Miller

Moran

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nash

Nelson

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

Olson

Omar

O'Neill

Pelowski

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Pinto

Poppe

Poston

Pryor

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Rosenthal

Runbeck

Sandstede

Sauke

Schomacker

Schultz

Scott

Slocum

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Thissen

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

Wagenius

Ward

West

Whelan

Youakim

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

      A quorum was present.

 

      Allen, Maye Quade and Wills were excused.

 

      The Chief Clerk proceeded to read the Journal of the preceding day.  There being no objection, further reading of the Journal was dispensed with and the Journal was approved as corrected by the Chief Clerk.


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REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES AND DIVISIONS

 

 

Hoppe from the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1, A bill for an act relating to health care coverage; providing a temporary program to help pay for health insurance premiums; modifying requirements for health maintenance organizations; modifying provisions governing health insurance; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 60A.08, subdivision 15; 60A.235, subdivision 3; 60A.236; 62D.02, subdivision 4; 62D.03, subdivision 1; 62D.05, subdivision 1; 62D.06, subdivision 1; 62D.19; 62E.02, subdivision 3; 62L.12, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62D.12, subdivision 9; 62K.11.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, line 26, delete everything after "means" and insert "an individual health plan, as defined under section 62A.011, subdivision 4, that is:"

 

Page 2, after line 26, insert:

 

"(1) not a grandfathered plan, as defined under section 62A.011, subdivision 1b; and

 

(2) provided by a health plan company through MNsure or outside of MNsure."

 

Page 2, delete lines 27 to 30

 

Page 3, delete lines 1 to 3

 

Page 3, line 13, after the period, insert "The application must include a Tennessen warning as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 13.04, subdivision 2."

 

Page 3, line 17, delete everything after "(a)" and insert "Through June 30, 2018, each health plan company shall provide to the commissioner, by the first of each month and any other times the commissioner requires, an"

 

Page 3, delete line 18

 

Page 3, line 25, after the semicolon, insert "and"

 

Page 3, line 27, delete "; and" and insert ", as reported to the health plan company by MNsure."

 

Page 3, delete lines 28 and 29

 

Page 3, line 31, after "days" insert "of MNsure reporting the coverage termination to the health plan company for qualified health coverage purchased through MNsure and within ten business days of the health plan company terminating enrollee coverage, for qualified health coverage purchased outside of MNsure"

 

Page 4, delete subdivisions 3 and 4, and insert:

 

"Subd. 3.  Income eligibility rules.  (a) Individuals with incomes that meet the requirements of this subdivision satisfy the income eligibility requirements for the program.  For purposes of this subdivision, "poverty line" has the meaning used in section 36B of the Internal Revenue Code, except that modified adjusted gross income, as reported


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on the individual's federal income tax return for tax year 2016, must be used instead of household income.  For married separate filers claiming eligibility for family coverage, modified adjusted gross income equals the sum of that income reported by both spouses on their returns.

 

(b) Individuals are eligible for premium assistance if their modified adjusted gross income is greater than 300 percent but does not exceed 800 percent of the poverty line.

 

Subd. 4.  Determination of assistance amounts.  (a) For the period January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017, eligible individuals qualify for premium assistance equal to 25 percent of the qualified premium for effectuated coverage.

 

(b) The commissioner shall determine premium assistance amounts as provided under this subdivision so that the estimated sum of all premium assistance for eligible individuals does not exceed the appropriation for this purpose.  The commissioner may adjust premium assistance amounts using a sliding scale based on income, if this is necessary to remain within the limits of the appropriation."

 

Page 5, after line 23, insert:

 

"Subd. 8.  Data practices.  (a) Information provided to the commissioner under subdivisions 1 and 2 is private data on individuals as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 13.02, subdivision 12.

 

(b) Notwithstanding the commissioner's retention schedule, the commissioner must destroy data provided under subdivision 2 on June 30, 2018."

 

Page 6, line 8, delete "$300,500,000" and insert "$300,157,000"

 

Page 6, after line 9, insert:

 

"EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective the day following final enactment."

 

Page 6, line 15, after the period, insert "Any funds remaining from this appropriation on June 30, 2018, cancel to the budget reserve account in Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.152, subdivision 1a."

 

Page 6, line 16, delete "$500,000" and insert "$157,000"

 

Page 6, line 18, delete "expended" and insert "June 30, 2018.  Any funds remaining from this appropriation on June 30, 2018, cancel to the budget reserve account in Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.152, subdivision 1a"

 

Page 6, after line 18, insert:

 

"EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective the day following final enactment."

 

Page 6, delete section 1 and insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 60A.08, subdivision 15, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 15.  Classification of insurance filings data.  (a) All forms, rates, and related information filed with the commissioner under section 61A.02 shall be nonpublic data until the filing becomes effective.

 

(b) All forms, rates, and related information filed with the commissioner under section 62A.02 shall be nonpublic data until the filing becomes effective.


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(c) All forms, rates, and related information filed with the commissioner under section 62C.14, subdivision 10, shall be nonpublic data until the filing becomes effective.

 

(d) All forms, rates, and related information filed with the commissioner under section 70A.06 shall be nonpublic data until the filing becomes effective.

 

(e) All forms, rates, and related information filed with the commissioner under section 79.56 shall be nonpublic data until the filing becomes effective.

 

(f) Notwithstanding paragraphs (b) and (c), for all rate increases subject to review under section 2794 of the Public Health Services Act and any amendments to, or regulations, or guidance issued under the act that are filed with the commissioner on or after September 1, 2011, the commissioner:

 

(1) may acknowledge receipt of the information;

 

(2) may acknowledge that the corresponding rate filing is pending review;

 

(3) must provide public access from the Department of Commerce's Web site to parts I and II of the Preliminary Justifications of the rate increases subject to review; and

 

(4) must provide notice to the public on the Department of Commerce's Web site of the review of the proposed rate, which must include a statement that the public has 30 calendar days to submit written comments to the commissioner on the rate filing subject to review.

 

(g) Notwithstanding paragraphs (b) and (c), for all proposed premium rates filed with the commissioner for individual health plans, as defined in section 62A.011, subdivision 4, and small group health plans, as defined in section 62K.03, subdivision 12, the commissioner must provide public access on the Department of Commerce's Web site to compiled data of the proposed changes to rates, separated by health plan and geographic rating area, within ten business days after the deadline by which health carriers, as defined in section 62A.011, subdivision 2, must submit proposed rates to the commissioner for approval.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective 30 days following final enactment."

 

Page 14, line 10, before "A" insert "(a)"

 

Page 14, after line 13, insert:

 

"(b) A participating provider is permitted to bill an enrollee for services not covered by the enrollee's health plan as long as the enrollee agrees in writing in advance before the service is performed to pay for the noncovered service."

 

Page 16, line 13, delete ", if the provider chooses to request authorization"

 

Page 17, line 22, delete "expended" and insert "June 30, 2018.  Any funds remaining from this appropriation on June 30, 2018, cancel to the budget reserve account in Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.152, subdivision 1a"

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

 

      The report was adopted.


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Scott from the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 3, A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing and governing implementation of requirements of the federal REAL ID Act; amending certain requirements governing driver's licenses and Minnesota identification cards; amending imposition of certain fees; requiring legislative reporting; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 171.01, by adding subdivisions; 171.017; 171.04, by adding a subdivision; 171.06, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 171.07, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 9a; 171.071, subdivision 3; 171.072; 171.12, by adding subdivisions; 171.27; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171; repealing Laws 2009, chapter 92, section 1, as amended.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Scott from the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 83, A bill for an act relating to health care; providing for verification of eligibility for premium assistance; providing that certain health plan rate data are public; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 60A.08, subdivision 15.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 3, after line 14, insert:

 

"Sec. 4.  DEFINITIONS.

 

Subdivision 1.  Scope.  For purposes of this section and section 5, the following terms have the meanings given, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

 

Subd. 2.  Commissioner.  "Commissioner" means the commissioner of Minnesota Management and Budget.

 

Subd. 3.  Eligible individual.  "Eligible individual" means an individual who:

 

(1) is a resident of Minnesota;

 

(2) purchased qualified health coverage for calendar year 2017;

 

(3) meets the income eligibility requirements under section 3, subdivision 3;

 

(4) is not receiving a premium assistance credit under section 36B of the Internal Revenue Code for calendar year 2017; and

 

(5) is approved by the commissioner as qualifying for premium assistance.

 

Subd. 4.  Health plan.  "Health plan" has the meaning provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 62A.011, subdivision 3.


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Subd. 5.  Health plan company.  "Health plan company" means a health carrier, as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 62A.011, subdivision 2, that provides qualified health coverage in the individual market through MNsure or outside of MNsure to Minnesota resident individuals in 2017.

 

Subd. 6.  Individual market.  "Individual market" means the individual market as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 62A.011, subdivision 5.

 

Subd. 7.  Internal Revenue Code.  "Internal Revenue Code" means the Internal Revenue Code as amended through December 31, 2016.

 

Subd. 8.  Modified adjusted gross income.  "Modified adjusted gross income" means the modified adjusted gross income for taxable year 2016, as defined in section 36B(d)(2)(B) of the Internal Revenue Code.

 

Subd. 9.  Premium assistance.  "Premium assistance," "assistance amount," or "assistance" means the amount allowed to an eligible individual as determined by the commissioner under section 3 as a percentage of the qualified premium.

 

Subd. 10.  Program.  "Program" means the premium assistance program established under section 1.

 

Subd. 11.  Qualified health coverage.  "Qualified health coverage" means health coverage provided under a qualified health plan, as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 62V.02, subdivision 11, or provided under a health plan that meets the standards of a qualified health plan except that it is not purchased through MNsure, and is:

 

(1) offered to individuals in the individual market;

 

(2) not a grandfathered health plan, as defined in section 36B of the Internal Revenue Code; and

 

(3) provided by a health plan company through MNsure or outside of MNsure.

 

Subd. 12.  Qualified premium.  "Qualified premium" means the premium for qualified health coverage purchased by an eligible individual.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective the day following final enactment.

 

Sec. 5.  PREMIUM ASSISTANCE AMOUNT.

 

Subdivision 1.  Applications by individuals; notification of eligibility.  (a) An eligible individual may apply to the commissioner to receive premium assistance under this section at any time after purchase of qualified health coverage, but no later than January 31, 2018.  The commissioner shall prescribe the manner and form for applications, including requiring any information the commissioner considers necessary or useful in determining whether an applicant is eligible and the assistance amount allowed to the individual under this section.  The application must include a Tennessen warning as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 13.04, subdivision 2.  The commissioner shall make application forms available on the agency's Web site.

 

(b) The commissioner shall notify applicants of their eligibility status under the program, including, for applicants determined to be eligible, their premium assistance amount.

 

Subd. 2.  Health plan companies.  (a) Through June 30, 2018, each health plan company shall provide to the commissioner, by the first of each month and any other times the commissioner requires, an effectuated coverage list with the following information for each individual for whom it provides qualified health coverage:


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(1) the name, address, and age of each individual covered by the health plan, and any other identifying information that the commissioner determines appropriate to administer the program;

 

(2) the qualified premium for the coverage;

 

(3) whether the coverage is individual or family coverage; and

 

(4) whether the individual is receiving advance payment of the credit under section 36B of the Internal Revenue Code.

 

(b) A health plan company must notify the commissioner of coverage terminations of eligible individuals within ten business days.

 

(c) Each health plan company shall make the application forms developed by the commissioner under subdivision 1 available on the company's Web site, and shall include application forms with premium notices for individual health coverage.

 

Subd. 3.  Contracting.  The commissioner may contract with a third-party administrator to determine eligibility for and administer premium assistance under this section.

 

Subd. 4.  Verification.  The commissioner shall verify that persons applying for premium assistance are residents of Minnesota.  The commissioner may access information from the Department of Employment and Economic Development and the Department of Revenue when verifying residency.

 

Subd. 5.  Data practices.  (a) Information provided to the commissioner under subdivisions 1 and 2 are private data on individuals as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 13.02, subdivision 12.

 

(b) Notwithstanding the commissioner's retention schedule, the commissioner must destroy data provided under subdivision 2 on June 30, 2018.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective the day following final enactment."

 

Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 3, after the second semicolon, insert "providing a temporary program to help pay for health insurance premiums;"

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded on the adoption of the report from the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy relating to H. F. No. 83.

 

 

      The question was taken on the adoption of the report from the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy relating to H. F. No. 83 and the roll was called.  There were 75 yeas and 55 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bliss

Christensen

Cornish

Daniels

Davids

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson


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Fabian

Fenton

Franke

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hoppe

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

McDonald

Miller

Nash

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poston

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Runbeck

Schomacker

Scott

Smith

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

West

Whelan

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Applebaum

Becker-Finn

Bernardy

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Considine

Davnie

Dehn, R.

Ecklund

Fischer

Flanagan

Freiberg

Halverson

Hansen

Hausman

Hilstrom

Hornstein

Hortman

Johnson, C.

Johnson, S.

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Lien

Lillie

Loeffler

Mahoney

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Metsa

Moran

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nelson

Olson

Omar

Pelowski

Pinto

Poppe

Pryor

Rosenthal

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Slocum

Sundin

Thissen

Wagenius

Ward

Youakim


 

 

      The report from the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy relating to H. F. No. 83 was adopted.

 

 

Schomacker from the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 99, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for health maintenance organizations; modifying provisions governing health insurance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 60A.08, subdivision 15; 62D.02, subdivision 4; 62D.03, subdivision 1; 62D.05, subdivision 1; 62D.06, subdivision 1; 62D.19; 62E.02, subdivision 3; 62L.12, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62D.12, subdivision 9; 62K.11.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Anderson, S., from the Committee on State Government Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 107, A bill for an act relating to government operation; providing a temporary program to help pay for health insurance premiums; providing transition of care coverage; appropriating money.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 4, delete subdivisions 3 and 4 and insert:

 

"Subd. 3.  Income eligibility rules.  (a) Individuals with incomes that meet the requirements of this subdivision satisfy the income eligibility requirements for the program.  For purposes of this subdivision, "poverty line" has the meaning used in section 36B of the Internal Revenue Code, except that modified adjusted gross income, as reported


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on the individual's federal income tax return for tax year 2016, must be used instead of household income.  For married separate filers claiming eligibility for family coverage, modified adjusted gross income equals the sum of that income reported by both spouses on their returns.

 

(b) Individuals are eligible for premium assistance if their modified adjusted gross income is greater than 300 percent but does not exceed 800 percent of the poverty line.

 

Subd. 4.  Determination of assistance amounts.  (a) For the period January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017, eligible individuals qualify for premium assistance equal to 25 percent of the qualified premium for effectuated coverage.

 

(b) The commissioner shall determine premium assistance amounts as provided under this subdivision so that the estimated sum of all premium assistance for eligible individuals does not exceed the appropriation for this purpose.  The commissioner may adjust premium assistance amounts using a sliding scale based on income, if this is necessary to remain within the limits of the appropriation."

 

Page 6, line 5, delete "$300,500,000" and insert "$300,157,000"

 

Page 6, line 13, delete "$500,000" and insert "$157,000"

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      The following House Files were introduced:

 

 

Dettmer; Daudt; Lesch; Rosenthal; Anderson, S.; Lueck; Howe; Hortman; Ecklund and Bliss introduced:

 

H. F. No. 127, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money to public television for Vietnam: Minnesota Remembers project.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

 

 

Drazkowski; Nash; Pugh; O'Neill; Liebling; Bahr, C., and Hertaus introduced:

 

H. F. No. 128, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing municipalities to allow off-sales on Sundays; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.


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Drazkowski; Nash; Pugh; O'Neill; Liebling; Dean, M.; Bahr, C., and Hertaus introduced:

 

H. F. No. 129, A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying off-sale intoxicating liquor sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

 

 

Miller introduced:

 

H. F. No. 130, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the state to transition from MNsure to a federally facilitated marketplace; appropriating money; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62V.01; 62V.02; 62V.03; 62V.04; 62V.05; 62V.051; 62V.055; 62V.06; 62V.07; 62V.08; 62V.09; 62V.10; 62V.11, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

 

 

Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 131, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating an Office of Eligibility Services; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256S.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

 

 

Runbeck introduced:

 

H. F. No. 132, A bill for an act relating to data practices; providing classification of certain law enforcement data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.82, subdivisions 3, 6.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.

 

 

Mahoney, Fischer and Johnson, S., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 133, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the East Metro Rail Corridor; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance.

 

 

Mahoney, Fischer and Johnson, S., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 134, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the East Metro Rail Corridor.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance.


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Fenton, Lohmer, Lillie, Jurgens and Franke introduced:

 

H. F. No. 135, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring a safety improvement study for the interchange of signed Interstate Highways 94, 494, and 694.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy.

 

 

Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 136, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for zero-based budgeting; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

 

Knoblach introduced:

 

H. F. No. 137, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for bullion and bullion coin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

 

 

Knoblach introduced:

 

H. F. No. 138, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use and excise; repealing June accelerated payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 289A.60, subdivision 21; 297F.09, subdivisions 1, 2; 297F.25, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 289A.60, subdivision 15; 297F.09, subdivision 10; 297G.09, subdivision 9.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

 

 

Knoblach introduced:

 

H. F. No. 139, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care assistance subsidy restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

 

 

Erickson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 140, A bill for an act relating to education; directing the commissioner of education to plan for restructuring Minnesota's teacher licensure system.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.


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Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 141, A bill for an act relating to higher education; broadening the intervention for college attendance grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 136A.861, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 7.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance.

 

 

Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 142, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for disparity impact analysis of proposed legislation; requiring state agencies to biannually report actions taken to address disparities; requiring each change item in the governor's budget proposal to include a disparity analysis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.10, subdivision 1c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 15.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

 

Green, Grossell, Heintzeman, Newberger, Scott, Backer and Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 143, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing counties to file no net gain policies; requiring land sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97A.056, by adding a subdivision.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Legacy Funding Finance.

 

 

Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 144, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to support certain student support services programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance.

 

 

Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 145, A bill for an act relating to public contracts; making the public body liable for unpaid costs when there is no performance or payment bond; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 574.26, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

 

Davnie, Hausman, Olson, Schultz, Allen, Maye Quade, Sandstede, Hilstrom, Lee, Fischer and Lien introduced:

 

H. F. No. 146, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for grants to full-service community schools.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.


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Garofalo introduced:

 

H. F. No. 147, A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting certain expenditures and planning for the Zip Rail line.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy.

 

 

Urdahl, Hausman, Torkelson, Uglem, Lillie, Howe and Dettmer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 148, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements at Historic Fort Snelling; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

 

 

Urdahl, Bennett, Loon and Carlson, L., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 149, A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing a working group to review progress on Minnesota's school finance reform efforts; appropriating money.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

 

 

Nash, Fabian, Drazkowski, Ecklund, Heintzeman, Grossell, Uglem, Albright, Kresha, Lucero, Sundin and Lueck introduced:

 

H. F. No. 150, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing use of scopes on muzzleloaders to take deer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.031, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.031, subdivision 5.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

 

 

Murphy, M.; Olson and Schultz introduced:

 

H. F. No. 151, A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money for river systems exhibit.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Legacy Funding Finance.

 

 

Liebling and Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 152, A bill for an act relating to health; providing a premium subsidy for eligible individuals for calendar year 2017; appropriating money.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.


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Murphy, M., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 153, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the uses of revenues from the Hermantown local option sales tax; amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 2, section 29, subdivision 1, as amended.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

 

 

Murphy, M., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 154, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Proctor to impose an additional one‑half percent sales and use tax; providing for local approval of certain laws and validating certain actions of the city; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 4, section 18, subdivision 1, as amended.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

 

 

Gruenhagen and Davids introduced:

 

H. F. No. 155, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for certain expenditures for medical care and health insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0132, by adding a subdivision.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

 

 

Gruenhagen and Davids introduced:

 

H. F. No. 156, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a deduction for the value of charity health care services; providing for informational reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 289A.12, by adding a subdivision; 290.0132, by adding a subdivision.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

 

 

Lien and Marquart introduced:

 

H. F. No. 157, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for grade separated rail crossings in the city of Moorhead; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance.

 

 

Murphy, M., and Schultz introduced:

 

H. F. No. 158, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the Public Facilities Authority for the purpose of debt relief for the Duluth North Shore Sanitary District.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.


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Urdahl; Gruenhagen; Anderson, P.; Hamilton; Davids; Swedzinski and Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 159, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for city of Litchfield's phase 2 power generation improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

 

 

Davids introduced:

 

H. F. No. 160, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Chatfield Center for the Arts; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

 

 

Davids introduced:

 

H. F. No. 161, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Blufflands Trail system; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

 

 

Davids introduced:

 

H. F. No. 162, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Root River State Trail from Preston to Forestville; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

 

 

Drazkowski and Hertaus introduced:

 

H. F. No. 163, A bill for an act relating to taxation; due dates for tax imposed on rural vacant land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 279.01, subdivision 3.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

 

 

Drazkowski; Davids; Hertaus; Dean, M.; Newberger; Nash and Bahr, C., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 164, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing policies to address motorcycle profiling; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.


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Newberger introduced:

 

H. F. No. 165, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for a trunk highway interchange and frontage roads in Watab; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance.

 

 

Peppin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 166, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; limiting fiscal disparities contributions for certain municipalities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 473F.07, subdivision 1; 473F.08, subdivisions 2, 6.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

 

 

Green, Nornes, Miller, Backer, Rarick, Lohmer, Erickson, Scott, Drazkowski, Heintzeman and Grossell introduced:

 

H. F. No. 167, A bill for an act relating to waters; eliminating riparian buffer requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 103B.101, subdivision 12a; 103E.315, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103F.48.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

 

 

Fenton, Mahoney, Lohmer, Loonan, Christensen, Davnie, Pugh, Maye Quade, Flanagan, West, Backer, Loeffler, Schultz, Clark, Howe, Franson, Peterson, Pierson, Omar, Whelan, Miller, Slocum, Fischer and Zerwas introduced:

 

H. F. No. 168, A resolution expressing concern over persistent and credible reports of systematic, state‑sanctioned, forced organ harvesting from nonconsenting prisoners of conscience, primarily from Falun Gong practitioners imprisoned for their spiritual beliefs, and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups in the People's Republic of China.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

 

 

Uglem, Smith, West and Scott introduced:

 

H. F. No. 169, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for restoration of the Champlin Mill Pond; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

 

 

Hansen, Lee, Ecklund and Flanagan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 170, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to study the presence of neonicotinoid pesticides in wild deer.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Finance.


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Marquart and Lien introduced:

 

H. F. No. 171, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; establishing the school building bond agricultural credit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 127A.45, subdivisions 10, 13; 273.1392; 273.1393; 275.065, subdivision 3; 275.07, subdivision 2; 275.08, subdivision 1b; 276.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

 

 

Lien and Marquart introduced:

 

H. F. No. 172, A bill for an act relating to Clay County; allowing the county to impose a local sales and use tax to fund a correctional facility and law enforcement center.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

 

Lien and Marquart introduced:

 

H. F. No. 173, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to Clay County to construct a new resource recovery campus; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

 

 

Lien and Marquart introduced:

 

H. F. No. 174, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing the full amount of tax on an agricultural homestead to qualify for the property tax refund and the special property tax refund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290A.03, subdivision 6.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

 

 

Schomacker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 175, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Casey Jones Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

 

 

Schomacker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 176, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a town road; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance.


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Schomacker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 177, A bill for an act relating to education; exempting Hendricks school district from the general reciprocity agreement.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

 

 

Fischer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 178, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for removing vegetation from Kohlman Lake.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

 

 

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

      Hoppe moved that the name of Bliss be added as an author on H. F. No. 1.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Davids moved that the name of West be added as an author on H. F. No. 2.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Smith moved that the name of Nelson be added as an author on H. F. No. 3.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Fabian moved that the name of Ecklund be added as an author on H. F. No. 6.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Loon moved that the name of Peterson be added as an author on H. F. No. 18.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Loon moved that the name of Peterson be added as an author on H. F. No. 30.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Loon moved that the name of Peterson be added as an author on H. F. No. 31.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Quam moved that the name of Davids be added as an author on H. F. No. 54.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Johnson, S., moved that the names of Thissen and Slocum be added as authors on H. F. No. 59.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Bernardy moved that the name of Thissen be added as an author on H. F. No. 64.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lesch moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 65.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Dean, M., moved that the name of Thissen be added as an author on H. F. No. 73.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Quam moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 75.  The motion prevailed.

 

      McDonald moved that the name of Howe be added as an author on H. F. No. 85.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Anderson, S., moved that the name of Howe be added as an author on H. F. No. 89.  The motion prevailed.


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                Anderson, S., moved that the name of Howe be added as an author on H. F. No. 90.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Backer moved that the name of Howe be added as an author on H. F. No. 101.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hoppe moved that the name of Lueck be added as an author on H. F. No. 107.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Murphy, E., moved that the names of Ecklund and Lee be added as authors on H. F. No. 116.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Dettmer moved that the name of Uglem be added as an author on H. F. No. 117.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Dettmer moved that the name of Howe be added as an author on H. F. No. 119.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Ecklund moved that the name of Flanagan be added as an author on H. F. No. 121.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Swedzinski moved that the names of Gruenhagen, Lueck and Backer be added as authors on H. F. No. 124.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Marquart moved that H. F. No. 1 be recalled from the Committee on Ways and Means and be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.

 

 

      The question was taken on the Marquart motion and the roll was called.  There were 54 yeas and 76 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Applebaum

Becker-Finn

Bernardy

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Considine

Davnie

Dehn, R.

Ecklund

Fischer

Flanagan

Freiberg

Halverson

Hansen

Hausman

Hilstrom

Hornstein

Hortman

Johnson, C.

Johnson, S.

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Lesch

Lien

Lillie

Loeffler

Mahoney

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Metsa

Moran

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nelson

Olson

Omar

Pelowski

Pinto

Poppe

Pryor

Rosenthal

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Slocum

Sundin

Thissen

Wagenius

Ward

Youakim


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bliss

Christensen

Cornish

Daniels

Davids

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Franke

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hoppe

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Liebling

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

McDonald

Miller

Nash

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poston

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Runbeck

Schomacker

Scott

Smith

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

West

Whelan

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

 

      The motion did not prevail.


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                Murphy, E., moved that H. F. No. 1 be recalled from the Committee on Ways and Means and be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.

 

 

      The question was taken on the Murphy, E., motion and the roll was called.  There were 55 yeas and 75 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Applebaum

Becker-Finn

Bernardy

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Considine

Davnie

Dehn, R.

Ecklund

Fischer

Flanagan

Freiberg

Halverson

Hansen

Hausman

Hilstrom

Hornstein

Hortman

Johnson, C.

Johnson, S.

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Lien

Lillie

Loeffler

Mahoney

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Metsa

Moran

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nelson

Olson

Omar

Pelowski

Pinto

Poppe

Pryor

Rosenthal

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Slocum

Sundin

Thissen

Wagenius

Ward

Youakim


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bliss

Christensen

Cornish

Daniels

Davids

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Franke

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hoppe

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

McDonald

Miller

Nash

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poston

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Runbeck

Schomacker

Scott

Smith

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

West

Whelan

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

 

      The motion did not prevail.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

      Peppin moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 3:30 p.m., Thursday, January 12, 2017.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Peppin moved that the House adjourn.  The motion prevailed and the Speaker declared the House stands adjourned until 3:30 p.m., Thursday, January 12, 2017.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives