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STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

NINETIETH SESSION - 2017

 

_____________________

 

EIGHTH DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Monday, January 23, 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 Tim Johnson, Retired, Cherokee Park United Church, St. Paul, Minnesota.

 

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

 

      The Speaker called Albright to the Chair.

 

      The roll was called and the following members were present:

 


Albright

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Applebaum

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Bernardy

Bliss

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Christensen

Clark

Cornish

Daniels

Davids

Dean, M.

Dehn, R.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Fischer

Flanagan

Franke

Franson

Freiberg

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Halverson

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

Maye Quade

McDonald

Miller

Moran

Murphy, E.

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

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Thissen

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

Wagenius

Ward

West

Whelan

Youakim

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

      A quorum was present.

 

      Allen; Anderson, P.; Hamilton; Metsa; Murphy, M.; Slocum and Wills were excused.

 

      Considine and Davnie were excused until 6:30 p.m.

 

      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

 

 

O'Driscoll from the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy to which was referred:

 

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.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      The following House Files were introduced:

 

 

Kresha; Daudt; Peppin; Loon; Erickson; Lesch; Rosenthal; Fenton; O'Driscoll; Zerwas; Torkelson; Cornish; Anderson, S.; Dean, M.; Christensen; Peterson; Schomacker; Nash; Knoblach; Heintzeman; Koznick; Jurgens; Theis; Howe; Dettmer; Rarick; McDonald; Grossell; Smith; Barr, R.; Swedzinski and Anderson, P., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 386, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing a credit for donations to fund K-12 scholarships; extending the K-12 education credit to tuition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0131, by adding a subdivision; 290.0133, by adding a subdivision; 290.0674, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

 

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

 

 

Knoblach, Davids, Loon, Erickson, Garofalo, Kresha, Lohmer, Whelan, Swedzinski and Gruenhagen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 387, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the K-12 education expense subtraction and credit; extending the credit to tuition; increasing the subtraction and credit amounts; increasing the income phaseout for the credit; adjusting the credit and subtraction amount and credit phaseout threshold for inflation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0132, subdivision 4; 290.0674, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Kresha, Loon, O'Driscoll, Howe, Swedzinski, Theis, Schomacker and Peterson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 388, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing a credit for donations to fund prekindergarten educational programs; requiring districts to accept scholarships funded by donations; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 124D.13, subdivision 6; 124D.15, subdivision 12; 290.0131, by adding a subdivision; 290.0133, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

 

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


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O'Neill; Scott; Lesch; Nash; Miller; Drazkowski; Dehn, R.; Maye Quade; Omar; Moran; Considine; McDonald; Baker; Hamilton; Quam; Lucero and Albright introduced:

 

H. F. No. 389, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying vehicle forfeiture provisions to include more than one owner of a vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169A.63, subdivision 7.

 

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

 

 

Zerwas; Cornish; Franson; McDonald; Johnson, B.; Fabian; Miller; Daudt; Nash and Dean, M., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 390, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for obstructing traffic access to a trunk highway or airport; amending the crime of obstructing transit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 160.2715; 609.855, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Uglem, Scott and Hortman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 391, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying provisions for the city of Coon Rapids.

 

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

 

 

Newberger introduced:

 

H. F. No. 392, A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for local authority over permit applications by large energy facilities powered by solar generating systems; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

 

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

 

 

Newberger introduced:

 

H. F. No. 393, A bill for an act relating to energy; allowing energy conservation to count towards a utility's renewable energy standard; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.1691, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Newberger introduced:

 

H. F. No. 394, A bill for an act relating to energy; repealing a provision requiring planning a transition to an all‑renewable energy future for Minnesota; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.8852.

 

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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Newberger introduced:

 

H. F. No. 395, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring certificate of good standing from state committee of a political party prior to certain appointments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 15.0597, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Zerwas and Cornish introduced:

 

H. F. No. 396, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating a forensic laboratory fee in criminal cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 357.021, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Loonan, Considine, Quam, Poppe and Lohmer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 397, A bill for an act relating to health; creating an exemption from the practice of dentistry for certain dental students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 150A.05, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Torkelson and Swedzinski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 398, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for floodplain management.

 

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

 

 

Anderson, S.; Gunther; Petersburg; Knoblach; Erickson; Gruenhagen; Barr, R.; Baker; Loon; Kresha; Fabian; Lucero; Poston; Koznick; Howe; McDonald; Jurgens; Franke; Dean, M.; Anderson, P.; Nash; Dettmer; Vogel; Scott; Peterson; Loonan; Green; Christensen; Albright; Fenton; Backer; Kiel; Drazkowski; Haley and Lohmer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 399, A bill for an act relating to public employment; clarifying limits on severance pay to highly compensated public employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 43A.17, subdivision 11.

 

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


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Kresha; Daudt; Peppin; Carlson, L.; Applebaum; Dean, M.; Swedzinski; Whelan; Hoppe; Anderson, S.; O'Driscoll; Fenton; Hertaus; Haley; Howe; Lucero; Heintzeman; Christensen; Franson; Newberger; Nash; Johnson, B.; Miller; Green; Bliss; Gruenhagen; Grossell; Backer; Loon; Jessup; Poston; Anderson, P.; Theis; Lohmer and Runbeck introduced:

 

H. F. No. 400, A bill for an act relating to state contracts; requiring that the vendor not engage in a boycott of Israel; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

 

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

 

 

Schultz; Olson; Murphy, M.; Ecklund; Uglem and Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 401, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of Glensheen, the historic Congdon estate in Duluth; 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.

 

 

Quam, Davids and Pierson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 402, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a pilot project for genetic marker testing.

 

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

 

 

Quam, Pierson and Liebling introduced:

 

H. F. No. 403, A bill for an act relating to arts; modifying disposition of money from arts and cultural heritage fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 129D.045; 129D.17, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 129D.

 

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

 

 

Schultz, Olson, Moran, Allen and Mariani introduced:

 

H. F. No. 404, A bill for an act relating to driver education; expanding access to driver education programs for low-income students; establishing a driver education work group; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 123B.36, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

 

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

 

 

Newberger, Howe and Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 405, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying crime level and sentence for assault of firefighters and emergency medical personnel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.2231, subdivision 2.

 

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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Gruenhagen, Drazkowski and Daudt introduced:

 

H. F. No. 406, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for the designation and election of presidential electors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 208.03; 208.05.

 

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

 

 

Metsa; Franson; Gruenhagen; Murphy, M., and Cornish introduced:

 

H. F. No. 407, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Northeast Regional Corrections Center; 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.

 

 

Metsa, Ecklund and Rarick introduced:

 

H. F. No. 408, A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; modifying certain provisions regarding expenditures from the Iron Range school consolidation and cooperatively operated school account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 298.28, subdivision 7a.

 

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

 

 

Albright, O'Driscoll, Davnie, Vogel and Nelson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 409, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing long-term equity investment authority; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 118A.

 

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

 

 

Halverson; Pryor; Koegel; Murphy, E.; Rosenthal; Nelson; Clark; Maye Quade; Carlson, L.; Omar; Schultz; Loeffler; Lee; Lien; Freiberg; Youakim; Flanagan; Olson; Dehn, R.; Masin; Hausman; Applebaum; Becker-Finn; Thissen; Carlson, A.; Kunesh-Podein; Bly and Slocum introduced:

 

H. F. No. 410, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; modifying definition of expressly advocating; providing for disclosure of electioneering communications; amending prorating method for contributions or use of general treasury money; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 10A.01, subdivision 16a; 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.20, subdivision 3; 10A.244; 10A.25, subdivision 3a; 10A.27, subdivision 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

 

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


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Halverson; Murphy, E.; Liebling; Moran; Fischer; Lillie; Slocum; Loeffler; Bernardy; Maye Quade; Flanagan; Allen; Mariani; Omar; Ward; Koegel; Rosenthal; Carlson, A.; Kunesh-Podein; Bly and Olson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 411, A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing health care providers to provide patients with health information and services that are medically accurate, evidence-based, and appropriate for the patient; repealing informed consent requirements before abortions may be performed; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 145.4241; 145.4242; 145.4243; 145.4244; 145.4245; 145.4246; 145.4247; 145.4248; 145.4249.

 

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

 

 

Masin; Christensen; Peterson; Carlson, A.; Slocum and Hornstein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 412, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for bridge and interchange projects on a segment of marked Interstate Highway 35W; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Torkelson and Swedzinski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 413, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Lake Redwood reclamation and enhancement project; 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.

 

 

Youakim; Metsa; Considine; Flanagan; Davids; Schultz; Johnson, S.; Lillie and Fischer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 414, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; authorizing valuation exclusion for certain improvements to homestead and commercial-industrial property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.11, subdivision 16, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Metsa, Ecklund, Hausman, Lueck and Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 415, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for utility relocation related to relocation of Highway 53.

 

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

 

 

Metsa and Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 416, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mesabi 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.


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Schomacker, Swedzinski and Miller introduced:

 

H. F. No. 417, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing the Rural Career and Technical Education Consortium; appropriating money; requiring a report.

 

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

 

 

Runbeck; Petersburg; Newberger; Drazkowski; Hertaus; Anderson, S.; Gruenhagen; Dean, M.; Nash; McDonald and Koznick introduced:

 

H. F. No. 418, A bill for an act relating to transit; prohibiting the Metropolitan Council from undertaking a light rail project without explicit legislative authority; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 398A; 471; 473.

 

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

 

 

Schultz and Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 419, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the MinnesotaCare income limit; modifying MinnesotaCare premiums and cost-sharing; requiring the commissioner of human services to seek federal waivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256L.02, by adding a subdivision; 256L.03, subdivision 5; 256L.04, subdivisions 1, 7; 256L.07, subdivision 1; 256L.15, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Schultz; Murphy, E.; Liebling and Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 420, A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying the definition of affordability for families with access to employer-subsidized insurance for purposes of MinnesotaCare eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256L.07, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Schultz introduced:

 

H. F. No. 421, A bill for an act relating to health care; seeking federal approval to offer an alternative open enrollment period within the individual health market and MinnesotaCare.

 

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

 

 

Schultz, Liebling and Fischer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 422, A bill for an act relating to health; creating a comprehensive health care workforce council and workforce plan; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

 

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


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Theis, Howe, O'Driscoll and Anderson, P., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 423, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring that certain equipment to accommodate hearing-impaired people be included in capital improvement projects using state funds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

 

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

 

 

Schultz, Fischer and Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 424, A bill for an act relating to MNsure; creating the shared eligibility system for MNsure; modifying the amount retained or collected from health care premiums to fund the operation of MNsure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62V.05, subdivisions 2, 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.

 

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

 

 

Schultz, Liebling and Fischer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 425, A bill for an act relating to health; eliminating the MNsure Board; designating MNsure as a state agency; changing rulemaking provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 15.01; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 62V.02, subdivisions 2, 11; 62V.03; 62V.04; 62V.05; 62V.06; 62V.07; 62V.08; 62V.09; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62V.11.

 

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

 

 

Gruenhagen, Quam, Scott and Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 426, A bill for an act relating to insurance; permitting certain entities to administer unified personal health premium accounts; modifying availability of coverage provisions for the small employer market; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62W; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62A.303; 62L.12, subdivisions 3, 4.

 

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

 

 

Carlson, A.; Schultz; Slocum; Rosenthal and Sauke introduced:

 

H. F. No. 427, A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying authority for political subdivisions to impose and collect local lodging taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 469.190, subdivisions 1, 7.

 

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

 

 

Fischer and Lillie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 428, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for teacher development and evaluation revenue.

 

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


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Fischer and Lillie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 429, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for a research-supported, computer-based educational program that uses singing to improve the reading ability of students in grades 3 through 5.

 

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

 

 

Schultz and Fischer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 430, A bill for an act relating to health care; eliminating repeal of the tax on hospitals and health care providers; providing a contingent increase in primary care provider payment rates; clarifying uses of money in the health care access fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 295.52, subdivision 8; 295.581; repealing Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 9, article 6, section 97, subdivision 6.

 

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

 

 

Nornes; Hansen; Fabian; Johnson, C.; Ecklund; Ward; Zerwas; Sundin; Fenton; Cornish and Torkelson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 431, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for wetland replacement credits for local government roads; authorizing the sale of general obligation bonds.

 

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

 

 

Metsa and Schultz introduced:

 

H. F. No. 432, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for local road improvements in the city of Mountain Iron related to the reconstruction of marked U.S. Highway 169; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Youakim, Davids, Flanagan, Freiberg, Halverson, Pryor, Davnie, Lien, Baker and Loon introduced:

 

H. F. No. 433, A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring the commissioner of revenue to implement a free electronic filing system for individual income tax returns; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Fabian; Torkelson; Anderson, P.; Jurgens; Ecklund; Grossell and Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 434, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing certain temporary conditions for wetland replacement for local government roads.

 

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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Youakim, Loonan, Flanagan, Slocum, Sundin and Johnson, S., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 435, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; requiring notice of automatic renewal cancellation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

 

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

 

 

Carlson, A.; Hausman; Slocum; Masin and Hornstein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 436, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mall of America light rail transit station improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Schultz, Thissen and Bly introduced:

 

H. F. No. 437, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a new measurement of economic welfare; requiring the inclusion of the economic measure in the state budget forecast; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.103, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 137.

 

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

 

 

Howe; Grossell; Johnson, B.; Cornish and O'Driscoll introduced:

 

H. F. No. 438, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association; modifying certain definitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 353.01, subdivision 43.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund, Lueck, Hausman, Lillie and Murphy, M., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 439, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Gitchi-Gami State 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.

 

 

Loonan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 440, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting the enforcement of certain restrictive covenants against involuntarily terminated agents; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.

 

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


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Johnson, C.; Poppe and Bly introduced:

 

H. F. No. 441, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to address Palmer amaranth and other invasive noxious weeds.

 

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

 

 

Nornes introduced:

 

H. F. No. 442, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying an appropriation for the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center; amending Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 22, subdivision 6, as amended.

 

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

 

 

Liebling, Koegel, Loonan, Loeffler, Peterson, Schultz and Freiberg introduced:

 

H. F. No. 443, A bill for an act relating to health; allowing pharmacists to provide a drug refill without a prescription; requiring insurance coverage; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q; 151.

 

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

 

 

Loon, Slocum and Hoppe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 444, A bill for an act relating to securities; modifying the MNvest registration exemption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 80A.461.

 

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

 

 

Anderson, S., and Uglem introduced:

 

H. F. No. 445, A bill for an act relating to state government; repealing the state auditor enterprise fund; providing funding for the Office of the State Auditor from the general fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 6.481, subdivision 6; 6.56, subdivision 2; 6.581, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 6.581, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Bennett, Davids, Hansen and Gunther introduced:

 

H. F. No. 446, A bill for an act relating to the city of Albert Lea; modifying local sales tax authority; amending Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 3, article 5, section 38, subdivisions 2, as amended, 4, as amended.

 

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


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Torkelson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 447, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation in Area II of the Minnesota River Basin; 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.

 

 

Erickson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 448, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reimbursing taxing jurisdictions in Mille Lacs County for lost revenue.

 

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

 

 

Erickson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 449, A bill for an act relating to prevailing wages; modifying the prevailing hours of labor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 177.42, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Theis and Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 450, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for design of an amphitheater in Waite Park; 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.

 

 

Erickson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 451, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Malone Island Bridge in the city of Isle; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Kiel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 452, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants; 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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Fenton and Lesch introduced:

 

H. F. No. 453, A bill for an act relating to companion animals; providing criminal penalties for certain acts resulting in death or bodily harm to a pet or companion animal; modifying certain criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 343.21, subdivision 9.

 

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

 

 

Olson; Schultz; Murphy, M.; Torkelson; Hansen; Bly; Gunther; Wagenius; Rarick and Sundin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 454, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for cleanup of the St. Louis River and Duluth harbor; 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.

 

 

Halverson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 455, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting school bus stops in right-turn lanes except under specified conditions; requiring use of prewarning amber signals, flashing red signals, and stop-signal arms when stopping in right-turn lanes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.443, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Freiberg, Applebaum and Carlson, L., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 456, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying exemption provisions for construction materials by certain contractors; adding a refund provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

 

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

 

 

Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 457, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; extending availability of grant money for removing and preventing aquatic invasive species; amending Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 3, section 3, subdivision 3.

 

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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Lucero; Anderson, S.; Jessup; Green; O'Neill and Nash introduced:

 

H. F. No. 458, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the state auditor to reimburse the legal costs of Wright, Becker, and Ramsey Counties; regulating the use of certain appropriations by the state auditor for litigation expenses.

 

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

 

 

Lucero, Scott, Lesch, Thissen, Davnie, Drazkowski, Whelan, Zerwas, Newberger, McDonald, Smith and Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 459, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, section 10; providing that the right of citizens to be secure from unreasonable searches and seizures includes protection against unreasonable searches and seizures of electronic communications and data.

 

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

 

 

Swedzinski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 460, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; motor vehicles' dedicating the rental motor vehicles tax to the corridors of commerce program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.94.

 

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

 

 

Swedzinski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 461, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the MERIT Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Dettmer and Uglem introduced:

 

H. F. No. 462, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Interstate Highway 35W and Lake Drive interchange improvements and realignment of West Freeway Drive and Hornsby Street; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Fenton, Lillie, O'Driscoll, Nelson and Peterson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 463, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying alternative procedure for absentee voting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 203B.081, subdivision 3.

 

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


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Zerwas introduced:

 

H. F. No. 464, A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing certified paraprofessionals to provide home care services; directing the commissioner of human services to seek federal approval for reimbursement of certified paraprofessionals who provide home care services; directing the commissioner of human services to establish procedure codes for reimbursement of certified paraprofessionals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 144A.43, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 144A.471, subdivisions 6, 7; 144A.472, subdivision 2; 144A.4792, subdivision 6; 144A.4795, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Drazkowski; Haley; Pugh; O'Neill; Bahr, C.; Miller; Nash; Gruenhagen; McDonald; Zerwas; Koznick; Bennett; Runbeck; Petersburg; Backer; Vogel; Daniels; Peterson; Hertaus; Kiel and Erickson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 465, A bill for an act relating to transportation; passenger rail; restricting expenditures and other powers related to certain rail projects; requiring insurance for certain projects; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 16B; 117; 222; 459; 473.

 

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

 

 

Hornstein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 466, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; appropriating money for Minneapolis Sculpture Garden renovation expenses.

 

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

 

 

O'Driscoll introduced:

 

H. F. No. 467, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; requiring affidavits of contributions be submitted electronically; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 10A.323; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 4501.0300, subpart 3.

 

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

 

 

Cornish introduced:

 

H. F. No. 468, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the city of Madelia, for public infrastructure repair and replacement.

 

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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Cornish introduced:

 

H. F. No. 469, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the Minnesota Personal Protection Act; creating lifetime permits to carry handguns; reducing the application fee for permits to carry; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 624.714, subdivisions 2a, 3, 7, 14.

 

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. 470, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating the crime of tampering with a public safety motor vehicle; establishing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

 

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

 

 

Hertaus introduced:

 

H. F. No. 471, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for a controlled railroad crossing project in Wayzata; 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 introduced:

 

H. F. No. 472, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for railroad crossing safety improvement projects and quiet zones in Loretto and Medina; 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, Sandstede and Schultz introduced:

 

H. F. No. 473, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to grant certain easements to the Housing and Redevelopment Authority in and for the city of Virginia.

 

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

 

 

Albright introduced:

 

H. F. No. 474, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; authorizing criminal background checks by the Board of Medical Practice; exempting certain physicians from criminal background checks under the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 147.381.

 

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


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Albright, Youakim and Flanagan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 475, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for expansion and renovation of the Perspectives Family Center facility in St. Louis Park.

 

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

 

 

Fischer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 476, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at Century College; 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.

 

 

Fischer and Lillie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 477, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the homestead valuation exclusion for disabled veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

 

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

 

 

Erickson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 478, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for sewer and water infrastructure for the city of Pease; 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.

 

 

Swedzinski, Ecklund, Sundin, Rarick, Metsa and Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 479, A bill for an act relating to taxation; motor vehicle sales; expanding an exemption for certain motor vehicle purchases by local governments; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297B.03.

 

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

 

 

Torkelson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 480, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority; 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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Kiel, Lohmer, Liebling, Theis and Loeffler introduced:

 

H. F. No. 481, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the personal care assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0659, subdivisions 1, 2, 11, 21.

 

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

 

 

Albright; Carlson, L., and Erickson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 482, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying a grant for assistive technology; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 1, article 1, section 2, subdivision 6.

 

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

 

 

Johnson, C.; Considine and Sundin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 483, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for phase 2 of improvements to facilities for the Minnesota sex offender program on the lower campus of St. Peter Regional Treatment Center; 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.

 

 

      The Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

 

MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

 

 

      The following message was received from the Senate:

 

 

Mr. Speaker:

 

I hereby announce the Senate refuses to concur in the House amendments to the following Senate File:

 

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 Senate respectfully requests that a Conference Committee be appointed thereon.  The Senate has appointed as such committee:


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Senators Benson, Abeler, Dahms, Jensen and Franzen.

 

Said Senate File is herewith transmitted to the House with the request that the House appoint a like committee.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

      Hoppe moved that the House accede to the request of the Senate and that the Speaker appoint a Conference Committee of 5 members of the House to meet with a like committee appointed by the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on S. F. No. 1.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER

 

      The Speaker announced the appointment of the following members of the House to a Conference Committee on S. F. No. 1:

 

      Hoppe; Davids; Dean, M.; Fabian and Halverson.

 

 

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

      Lueck moved that the name of Newberger be added as an author on H. F. No. 9.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Newberger moved that the name of Lohmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 81.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Dettmer moved that the names of Poston and Davids be added as authors on H. F. No. 119.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Dettmer moved that the names of Poston and Davids be added as authors on H. F. No. 127.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Howe moved that the name of Whelan be added as an author on H. F. No. 136.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Green moved that the name of Poston be added as an author on H. F. No. 143.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Fenton moved that the names of Halverson and Moran be added as authors on H. F. No. 168.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Davids moved that the name of Knoblach be added as an author on H. F. No. 182.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Cornish moved that the name of Poston be added as an author on H. F. No. 184.  The motion prevailed.


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              Nash moved that the names of Garofalo, Dettmer, Grossell and Poston be added as authors on H. F. No. 188.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Heintzeman moved that the name of Runbeck be added as an author on H. F. No. 192.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hansen moved that the name of Youakim be added as an author on H. F. No. 198.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moran moved that the name of Youakim be added as an author on H. F. No. 219.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lucero moved that the name of Johnson, C., be added as an author on H. F. No. 231.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Dettmer moved that the names of Poston and Davids be added as authors on H. F. No. 232.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Baker moved that the names of Ecklund, Fabian, Green, Hilstrom and Torkelson be added as authors on H. F. No. 234.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nash moved that the name of Grossell be added as an author on H. F. No. 238.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Thissen moved that the names of Lee and Clark be added as authors on H. F. No. 239.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Thissen moved that the name of Hansen be added as an author on H. F. No. 240.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Green moved that the names of O'Neill and Poston be added as authors on H. F. No. 247.  The motion prevailed.

 

      O'Driscoll moved that the names of Poston and Davids be added as authors on H. F. No. 261.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hamilton moved that the name of Mahoney be added as an author on H. F. No. 284.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hertaus moved that the names of Loonan and Davids be added as authors on H. F. No. 287.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Scott moved that the name of O'Neill be added as an author on H. F. No. 291.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Bahr, C., moved that the name of Poston be added as an author on H. F. No. 309.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lien moved that the names of Poston and Davids be added as authors on H. F. No. 321.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Zerwas moved that the names of Lucero, Nornes, Loonan and Whelan be added as authors on H. F. No. 322.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Howe moved that the names of Loonan, Rarick, Daniels, Petersburg, Swedzinski, Torkelson and Knoblach be added as authors on H. F. No. 323.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Zerwas moved that the names of Howe and Lucero be added as authors on H. F. No. 334.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Green moved that the name of Runbeck be added as an author on H. F. No. 338.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Thissen moved that the names of Lee and Mariani be added as authors on H. F. No. 341.  The motion prevailed.


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              Metsa moved that the name of Thissen be added as an author on H. F. No. 343.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Davnie moved that the names of Olson, Maye Quade and Mariani be added as authors on H. F. No. 344.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Cornish moved that the names of Hilstrom; Lohmer; Theis; O'Neill; Bennett; Becker-Finn; Franke; Rosenthal; Ecklund; Fischer; Clark; Dehn, R.; Carlson, L.; Lee; Omar; Maye Quade; Nelson; Erickson and Poston be added as authors on H. F. No. 346.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hornstein moved that the name of Clark be added as an author on H. F. No. 348.  The motion prevailed.

 

      McDonald moved that the name of Lucero be added as an author on H. F. No. 349.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hertaus moved that the name of Nelson be added as an author on H. F. No. 351.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wagenius moved that the names of Dehn, R.; Moran and Clark be added as authors on H. F. No. 355.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moran moved that the names of Dehn, R., and Thissen be added as authors on H. F. No. 356.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Allen moved that the names of Moran, Clark and Lee be added as authors on H. F. No. 357.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lucero moved that the name of Newberger be added as an author on H. F. No. 359.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Murphy, M., moved that the name of Koegel be added as an author on H. F. No. 360.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Applebaum moved that the names of Maye Quade and Dehn, R., be added as authors on H. F. No. 365.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hansen moved that the names of Murphy, M.; Metsa; Considine and Slocum be added as authors on H. F. No. 366.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Fenton moved that the names of Lohmer and Fischer be added as authors on H. F. No. 371.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Slocum moved that her name be stricken as an author on H. F. No. 372.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

MOTION TO FIX TIME TO CONVENE

 

      Peppin moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 3:30 p.m., Thursday, January 26, 2017.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

      Peppin moved that the House recess subject to the call of the Chair for the purpose of meeting with the Senate in Joint Convention to hear the address by the Governor.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

RECESS

 

 

RECONVENED

 

      The House reconvened and was called to order by the Speaker.


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              The Sergeant at Arms announced the arrival of the members of the Senate and they were escorted to the seats reserved for them at the front of the Chamber.

 

 

JOINT CONVENTION

 

      The Speaker of the House as President of the Joint Convention called the Joint Convention to order.

 

      Prayer was offered by the Reverend Paul Rogers, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

      The roll being called the following Senators answered to their names:  Abeler; Anderson, B., and Anderson, P.

 

      Senator Gazelka moved that further proceedings of the roll call be dispensed with.  The motion prevailed and a quorum was declared present.

 

 

      The Sergeant at Arms announced the arrival of the Honorable Lorie Skjerven Gildea, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, and the Honorable Associate Justices of the Supreme Court, plus the Honorable Edward J. Cleary, Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of the State of Minnesota.  They were escorted to the seats reserved for them near the rostrum.

 

 

      The Sergeant at Arms announced the arrival of the Constitutional Officers of the State of Minnesota:  Steve Simon, Secretary of State; Rebecca Otto, State Auditor; and Lori Swanson, Attorney General.  The Constitutional Officers were escorted to the seats reserved for them.

 

 

      The Sergeant at Arms announced the arrival of the Honorable Tina Smith, Lieutenant Governor of the State of Minnesota.  The Lieutenant Governor was escorted to the seat reserved for her at the rostrum.

 

 

      The Sergeant at Arms announced the arrival of the Honorable Mark Dayton, Governor of the State of Minnesota, and his official party.  The Governor was escorted to the rostrum by the appointed committees.

 

 

ADDRESS BY THE GOVERNOR

 

      As President of the Joint Convention, the Honorable Kurt Daudt presented the Honorable Mark Dayton, Governor of the State of Minnesota, to deliver his "State of the State Address" to the members of the Joint Convention and their guests.

 

 

      Following the address, Senator Gazelka moved that the Joint Convention adjourn.  The motion prevailed and the President declared the Joint Convention adjourned.

 

 

RECONVENED

 

      The House reconvened and was called to order by the Speaker.


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ADJOURNMENT

 

      Peppin moved that the House adjourn.  The motion prevailed, and the Speaker declared the House stands adjourned until 3:30 p.m., Thursday, January 26, 2017.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives