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STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

NINETIETH SESSION - 2017

 

_____________________

 

FIFTH DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Thursday, January 12, 2017

 

 

      The House of Representatives convened at 3:30 p.m. and was called to order by Kurt Daudt, Speaker of the House.

 

      Prayer was offered by the Reverend Richard D. Buller, Valley Community Presbyterian Church, Golden Valley, 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

Allen

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

Hansen

Hausman

Heintzeman

Hertaus

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

Maye Quade

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

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

Wagenius

Ward

West

Whelan

Youakim

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

      A quorum was present.

 

      Halverson, Hamilton, Hilstrom, Thissen 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

 

 

Knoblach from the Committee on Ways and Means 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 recommendation that the bill be placed on the General Register.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Runbeck from the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance 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 following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 17, delete "clause (2)" and insert "paragraph (b)"

 

Page 17, line 23, delete "disseminate" and insert "disseminating"

 

Page 17, line 25, delete "utilize" and insert "utilizing"

 

Page 17, line 27, delete "share" and insert "sharing"

 

Page 19, line 22, after the semicolon, insert "and"

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      H. F. No. 1 was read for the second time.


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INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      The following House Files were introduced:

 

 

Scott; Nash; Lesch; Peterson; Drazkowski; Green; Grossell; Loonan; Uglem; Bahr, C., and Runbeck introduced:

 

H. F. No. 179, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending ignition interlock performance standards; prohibiting use of devices enabled with location tracking capabilities; amending rulemaking authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 171.306, subdivisions 1, 2, 8.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.

 

 

Hertaus, Drazkowski and Davids introduced:

 

H. F. No. 180, A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring a statewide uniform minimum wage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 177.24, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Lucero, Davids and Zerwas introduced:

 

H. F. No. 181, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a new source of state aid for school districts with low general education revenue per pupil and low property wealth per pupil; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

 

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

 

 

Davids introduced:

 

H. F. No. 182, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and estate; modifying the definition of resident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.01, subdivision 7; 291.005, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Davids and Fenton introduced:

 

H. F. No. 183, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the terms for reciprocity with Wisconsin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.081.

 

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


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Cornish introduced:

 

H. F. No. 184, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for certain predatory offenses; requiring predatory offender registration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 243.166, subdivision 1b; 609.746, subdivision 1; 609.749, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Cornish introduced:

 

H. F. No. 185, A bill for an act relating to state and local government; establishing the ombudsman division in the Office of the Legislative Auditor; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

 

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

 

 

Nash, Albright, Davids, Koznick, O'Neill, Haley, Swedzinski and Youakim introduced:

 

H. F. No. 186, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a vendor allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 289A.20, subdivision 4; 297A.77, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297A.

 

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

 

 

West and Runbeck introduced:

 

H. F. No. 187, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of a street in the city of Blaine; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Nash, Drazkowski, Rarick, Lucero, Heintzeman, Albright, O'Neill, Newberger, Swedzinski, Cornish, Lohmer, Fabian, Davids, Metsa and Hertaus introduced:

 

H. F. No. 188, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for the right to carry without a permit; providing for an optional permit to carry; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 624.714, subdivisions 2, 3, 7, 15, 20, 23, by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 624.714, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 16; 624.7181.

 

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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Omar introduced:

 

H. F. No. 189, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, by adding a section; providing for gender equality under the law.

 

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

 

 

Wagenius, Hansen, Pinto, Lee, Davnie and Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 190, A bill for an act relating to water; requiring actions to protect the upper Mississippi River as drinking water source for 1,000,000 Minnesotans; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Sundin, Ecklund and Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 191, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Moose Lake to impose a local sales and use tax.

 

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

 

 

Heintzeman, Lueck, Pugh, Backer, Bliss, Green, Kresha, Newberger and Cornish introduced:

 

H. F. No. 192, A bill for an act relating to public safety; enhancing penalties and establishing minimum fines for repeat violations of driving without a valid license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 171.24.

 

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

 

 

Pelowski and Davids introduced:

 

H. F. No. 193, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for phase 2 of the Winona State University Education Village project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Wills introduced:

 

H. F. No. 194, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital improvements; appropriating money for reconstruction of interchange of County Road 42 at marked Trunk Highway 52 in Dakota County; 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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Ecklund; Lueck; Murphy, M.; Sundin and Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 195, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a water access facility on Lake Superior in Grand Marais; 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.

 

 

Ecklund; Murphy, M.; Nornes; Sundin and Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 196, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the Cook County Higher Education Board.

 

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

 

 

Lueck, Heintzeman, Ecklund and Lillie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 197, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Cuyuna County State Recreation Area; 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; Franke; Barr, R., and Mariani introduced:

 

H. F. No. 198, A bill for an act relating to clean water; appropriating money for inflow and infiltration reduction programs.

 

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

 

 

Anderson, P.; Lueck; Schomacker; Miller; Swedzinski and Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 199, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring notification of adjacent landowners when the presence of certain noxious weeds is confirmed; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18.

 

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

 

 

Lien; Marquart; Johnson, C.; Hamilton and Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 200, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for a study of valuing agricultural land based on its production value; requiring a report; appropriating money.

 

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


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Runbeck; Lohmer; Smith; Koznick; Scott; Albright; Dean, M., and Nash introduced:

 

H. F. No. 201, A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; requiring approval before implementation of the Thrive MSP 2040 metropolitan development guide; requiring revision after local government input; providing for legislative approval of housing-related plans and goals; allowing local governments to reject population and demographic assumptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 473.145; 473.254, subdivisions 2, 3a; 473.857, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Gruenhagen, Lohmer, Lien, Cornish, Urdahl, Runbeck, Marquart, Pelowski, Vogel, McDonald, Nornes and Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 202, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying participation requirements in certain public health care programs for dental service providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0644.

 

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

 

 

Backer; Anderson, P.; Swedzinski; Bliss; McDonald; Heintzeman; Miller; Nornes; Franson and Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 203, A bill for an act relating to drainage; modifying drainage system repair procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103E.715, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Runbeck, Hertaus, Drazkowski and Petersburg introduced:

 

H. F. No. 204, A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring a highway construction costs study and report; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Wills introduced:

 

H. F. No. 205, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Zoo; 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.


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Uglem, Nelson, Smith and Hortman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 206, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an interchange project at marked Trunk Highway 169 and 101st Avenue; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.

 

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

 

 

Uglem, Hortman and Scott introduced:

 

H. F. No. 207, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for highway-rail grade crossing separation in Coon Rapids; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Hertaus, Davids and Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 208, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying provisions for allowed commercial and industrial operations on agricultural preserves; providing for early termination of an agricultural preserve under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 40A.18, subdivision 2; 473H.09; 473H.17, subdivision 1a.

 

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

 

 

Wills introduced:

 

H. F. No. 209, A bill for an act relating to contracts; regulating automatic renewal clauses in consumer contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325G.

 

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

 

 

Hertaus, Davids and Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 210, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the definition of a resident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.01, subdivision 7.

 

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

 

 

Hertaus, Davids and Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 211, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting the first tier of commercial-industrial property from the state general levy; reducing the amount of the state general levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 275.025, subdivisions 1, 2, 4.

 

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


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Davids, Loonan and Rosenthal introduced:

 

H. F. No. 212, A bill for an act relating to insurance producers; regulating payment of commissions by issuers of individual health plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 60K.31, by adding a subdivision; 60K.48, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Lohmer, Fenton, Pierson, Poston, Backer, Rosenthal, Whelan, Heintzeman, Franson, Miller, Bennett, Wills, McDonald, Gunther, Franke, Jurgens, Bliss, Gruenhagen, Koznick, Peterson, Uglem, Scott and Bahr, C., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 213, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a phased-in subtraction for Social Security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.091, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Rosenthal, Wills, Davids, Garofalo and Carlson, A., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 214, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for 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.

 

 

Wills introduced:

 

H. F. No. 215, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the threshold for the duration of premises leases for certain nonprofit fund-raising events; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.70, subdivision 14.

 

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

 

 

Wills introduced:

 

H. F. No. 216, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for reconstruction of interchange of County Road 42 at marked Trunk Highway 52 in Dakota County.

 

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

 

 

Dehn, R.; Lee; Carlson, A.; McDonald; Baker and Loonan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 217, A bill for an act relating to liquor; establishing 2018 Super Bowl extended alcohol service hours.

 

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


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Dehn, R., and Lee introduced:

 

H. F. No. 218, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing an intoxicating liquor license for Minneapolis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.404, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Moran, Flanagan, Ward, Fischer and Omar introduced:

 

H. F. No. 219, A bill for an act relating to human services; education; providing for system redesign; modifying the basic sliding fee child care program; modifying eligibility for early learning scholarship; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 119B.03, subdivision 4; 124D.165, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 220, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Koochiching County‑Voyageurs National Park clean water project; 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. 221, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to restore the Stone Mill Dam in Lanesboro; authorizing the 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.

 

 

Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 222, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a state educational service award for certain volunteers; appropriating money; 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.

 

 

Omar introduced:

 

H. F. No. 223, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to replace the 5th Street Southeast bridge over Interstate Highway 35W in Minneapolis; 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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Omar introduced:

 

H. F. No. 224, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to replace the pedestrian bike bridge over Interstate Highway 94 connecting Cedar-Riverside and Seward neighborhoods in Minneapolis; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Zerwas, Loeffler, Hamilton, Albright and Liebling introduced:

 

H. F. No. 225, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the medical assistance asset and spenddown limits for persons who are blind, who have disabilities, or who are age 65 or older; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.056, subdivisions 3, 5c.

 

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

 

 

Dettmer and Davids introduced:

 

H. F. No. 226, A bill for an act relating to taxation; lawful gambling taxes; modifying the calculation of the combined net receipts tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297E.02, subdivision 6.

 

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

 

 

Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 227, A bill for an act relating to economic development; revising contents of a required cost-of-living study; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116J.013.

 

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

 

 

Peppin, Smith, Lucero and Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 228, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an interchange on marked Interstate Highway 94 in Dayton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Metsa, Rarick, Ecklund, Sundin and Newberger introduced:

 

H. F. No. 229, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a water supply system for northeast Minnesota communities; 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.


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Fenton; Nash; Anderson, S.; Loonan and Slocum introduced:

 

H. F. No. 230, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing Sunday sales; clarifying conditions; 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.

 

 

Lucero, Petersburg, Runbeck, Considine, Cornish and McDonald introduced:

 

H. F. No. 231, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for the corridors of commerce program.

 

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

 

 

Dettmer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 232, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for improving facilities at Veterans Rest Camp and Camp Legionville.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Veterans Affairs Division.

 

 

Johnson, C.; Carlson, L.; Lien; Clark; Sauke; Fischer and Considine introduced:

 

H. F. No. 233, A bill for an act relating to state government; increasing the budget reserve to the level recommended by the commissioner of management and budget.

 

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

 

 

Baker and Garofalo introduced:

 

H. F. No. 234, A bill for an act relating to energy; amending Public Utilities Commission regulation of municipal electric utilities and rural electric cooperatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.164, subdivisions 5, 9, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

O'Neill, Metsa, Garofalo, Ecklund and Newberger introduced:

 

H. F. No. 235, A bill for an act relating to energy; renaming and repurposing the renewable development account; terminating certain solar energy incentives; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16B.323; 116C.779, subdivision 1; 116C.7792; 216C.41, subdivisions 2, 5a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 116C.779, subdivision 3; 174.187; 216C.411; 216C.412; 216C.413; 216C.414; 216C.415; 216C.416.

 

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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Omar introduced:

 

H. F. No. 236, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of public housing in Minneapolis; 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.

 

 

Dean, M., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 237, A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the commissioner of human services to establish a health care delivery pilot program created by or including North Memorial Health Care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0758.

 

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

 

 

Nash, Drazkowski, Rarick, Lucero, Heintzeman, Albright, O'Neill, Newberger, Swedzinski, Cornish, Bennett, Lohmer, Zerwas, Fabian, Davids, Green, McDonald and Hertaus introduced:

 

H. F. No. 238, A bill for an act relating to firearms; clarifying law on use of force in defense of home and person; codifying and extending Minnesota's self-defense and defense of home laws; eliminating the common law duty to retreat in cases of self-defense outside the home; expanding the boundaries of dwelling for purposes of self‑defense; creating a presumption in the case of a person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force; extending the rights available to a person in that person's dwelling to a person defending against entry of that person's occupied vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.065.

 

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

 

 

Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 239, A bill for an act relating to employment; establishing a Working Parents Act; providing wage theft protection; providing paid family leave; providing earned sick and safe time; requiring fair scheduling; imposing penalties; requiring reports; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.7905, by adding a subdivision; 177.24, by adding a subdivision; 177.253, subdivision 1; 177.254, subdivision 1; 177.27, subdivisions 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, by adding subdivisions; 177.28, subdivision 1; 177.32; 181.032; 181.940; 181.941; 181.942; 181.943; 181.9436; 181.944; 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 541.05, subdivision 1; 541.07; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 177; 181; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181.9413; Minnesota Rules, part 5200.0080, subpart 7.

 

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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Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 240, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; reforming legislative practices; requiring joint budget targets; requiring the Legislative Commission on Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy to study and recommend options for expanding access to legislative records and meetings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.885, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.

 

 

Garofalo and Hornstein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 241, A bill for an act relating to taxation; special fuels; modifying the tax rate on compressed natural gas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 296A.08, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Bliss introduced:

 

H. F. No. 242, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Walker to impose a local sales and use tax.

 

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

 

 

Hamilton, Gunther, Zerwas, Moran, Lillie, Fischer, Theis, Albright and Carlson, L., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 243, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an opportunity center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Davids, Metsa and Torkelson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 244, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a waiver for certain local board of appeals and equalization trainings.

 

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

 

 

MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

 

 

      The following messages were received from the Senate:


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Mr. Speaker:

 

I hereby announce the passage by the Senate of the following House File, herewith returned:

 

H. F. No. 2, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income, corporate franchise, and estates; conforming to federal changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31; 290.0131, subdivision 10; 290.0133, subdivision 12; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290A.03, subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

Mr. Speaker:

 

I hereby announce the passage by the Senate of the following Senate File, herewith transmitted:

 

S. F. No. 1.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

FIRST READING OF SENATE BILLS

 

 

S. 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; establishing a state reinsurance program through the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association; authorizing agricultural cooperative health plans; 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, chapters 62E; 62H; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62D.12, subdivision 9; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 12, section 14, as amended.

 

The bill was read for the first time. 

 

Hoppe moved that S. F. No. 1 and H. F. No. 1, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

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

 

      Lillie moved that his name be stricken as an author on H. F. No. 3.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nelson moved that his name be stricken as an author on H. F. No. 3.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Hoppe moved that the name of Davids be added as an author on H. F. No. 5.  The motion prevailed.


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                Loon moved that the names of Gruenhagen, Albright and Dettmer be added as authors on H. F. No. 18.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Quam moved that the name of Gruenhagen be added as an author on H. F. No. 41.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Quam moved that the name of Gruenhagen be added as an author on H. F. No. 43.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lohmer moved that the name of Dettmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 55.  The motion prevailed.

 

      McDonald moved that the names of Christensen, Albright and Dettmer be added as authors on H. F. No. 85.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

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

 

      Hansen moved that the name of Youakim be added as an author on H. F. No. 110.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Dettmer moved that the name of Lohmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 127.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Thissen moved that the name of Mahoney be added as an author on H. F. No. 131.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Fenton moved that the name of Ward be added as an author on H. F. No. 135.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Howe moved that the names of Lohmer and Lucero be added as authors on H. F. No. 136.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Knoblach moved that the name of Howe be added as an author on H. F. No. 137.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Thissen moved that the name of Mahoney be added as an author on H. F. No. 141.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Thissen moved that the names of Davnie; Dehn, R.; Lee; Mahoney and Slocum be added as authors on H. F. No. 142.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Davnie moved that the names of Dehn, R., and Thissen be added as authors on H. F. No. 146.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Urdahl moved that the names of Theis, Thissen and Slocum be added as authors on H. F. No. 148.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nash moved that the name of Howe be added as an author on H. F. No. 150.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gruenhagen moved that the name of Howe be added as an author on H. F. No. 155.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gruenhagen moved that the name of Howe be added as an author on H. F. No. 156.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Murphy, M., moved that the name of Ecklund be added as an author on H. F. No. 158.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Davids moved that the names of Dehn, R., and Pierson be added as authors on H. F. No. 160.  The motion prevailed.


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                Green moved that the name of Howe be added as an author on H. F. No. 167.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Fenton moved that the name of Ward be added as an author on H. F. No. 168.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hansen moved that the name of Dehn, R., be added as an author on H. F. No. 170.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Fischer moved that the name of Mahoney be added as an author on H. F. No. 178.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

      Peppin moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 17, 2017.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Peppin moved that the House adjourn.  The motion prevailed, and the Speaker declared the House stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives




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