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STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

NINETIETH SESSION - 2017

 

_____________________

 

FOURTEENTH DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Thursday, February 9, 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 Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman, Temple Israel, Minneapolis, 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

Davnie

Dean, M.

Dehn, R.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Fischer

Franke

Franson

Freiberg

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Halverson

Hamilton

Hansen

Hausman

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hilstrom

Hoppe

Hornstein

Hortman

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Johnson, C.

Johnson, S.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koegel

Koznick

Kresha

Kunesh-Podein

Layman

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Lien

Lillie

Loeffler

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Marquart

Masin

Maye Quade

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

Rosenthal

Runbeck

Sandstede

Sauke

Schomacker

Schultz

Scott

Slocum

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Thissen

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

Wagenius

Ward

West

Whelan

Youakim

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

      A quorum was present.

 

      Davids, Flanagan, McDonald, Rarick and Wills were excused.

 

      Mariani was excused until 4:00 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

 

 

Dettmer from the Veterans Affairs Division to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 16, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the credit for past military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0677, subdivisions 1a, 2.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Dettmer from the Veterans Affairs Division to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 17, A bill for an act relating to military veterans; exempting certain disabled veterans from the motor vehicle registration tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 168.031.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Hamilton from the Committee on Agriculture Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 22, A bill for an act relating to real property; exempting certain trusts from reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 500.24, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Dettmer from the Veterans Affairs Division to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 51, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the disabled veteran's exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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Runbeck from the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy to which was referred:

 

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

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

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

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, delete line 16 and insert "be limited to those services covered under medical assistance and for which a federal Medicaid match is available and must be calculated at the reimbursement rates provided in section 256B.76."

 

Page 1, delete line 20 and insert:

 

"(3) "medical professional" means an individual licensed under chapter 147, an individual licensed under chapter 147B, and a mental health professional as defined under section 245.462, subdivision 18, or 245.4871, subdivision 27.

 

(c) The commissioner shall define charity health care services for purposes of this subdivision.  In developing this definition, the commissioner shall consider the criteria specified in Minnesota Rules, part 4650.0115, subpart 2."

 

Page 2, line 4, delete "licensed under chapter 147" and insert "as defined under section 289A.12, subdivision 19, paragraph (b), clause (3)"

 

Page 2, line 9, before the period, insert "for services for which a federal Medicaid match is available"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Runbeck from the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy to which was referred:

 

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.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.

 

      The report was adopted.


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

 

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.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Runbeck from the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 257, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing retired law enforcement special license plates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 314, A bill for an act relating to redistricting; establishing districting principles for legislative and congressional plans; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 2.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, after line 31, insert:

 

"Subd. 9.  Incumbents.  The districts must not be drawn for the purpose of protecting or defeating an incumbent."

 

Renumber the subdivisions in sequence

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Garofalo from the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 369, A bill for an act relating to vocational rehabilitation; appropriating money for centers for independent living.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 5, delete "APPROPRIATION" and insert "APPROPRIATIONS"


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Page 1, line 6, delete "$4,111,000" and insert "(a) $3,011,000" and delete "$4,111,000" and insert "$3,011,000"

 

Page 1, after line 8, insert:

 

"(b) $500,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $500,000 in fiscal year 2019 are appropriated from the workforce development fund to the commissioner of employment and economic development for a grant to Resource, Inc. to provide low-income individuals career education and job skills training that are fully integrated with chemical and mental health services."

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 3, after "living" insert "; appropriating money for career education and job skills training for low‑income individuals"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

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.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  [16C.053] CERTAIN CONTRACTS PROHIBITED.

 

Subdivision 1.  Discrimination by vendor.  (a) A state agency, including the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, and entities in the legislative branch may not enter into a contract with a vendor that engages in discrimination against Israel, or against persons or entities doing business in Israel, when making decisions related to the operation of the vendor's business.  A contract must include terms that require the vendor to certify compliance with this section, and which permit immediate termination of the contract, without penalty, if the state agency or legislative entity determines that the vendor's business practices do not comply with this section after the contract is entered.

 

(b) For purposes of this section, "discrimination" includes but is not limited to engaging in refusals to deal, terminating business activities, or other actions that are intended to limit commercial relations with Israel, or persons or entities doing business in Israel, when such actions are taken:

 

(1) in compliance with or in adherence to calls for discrimination against Israel or a boycott of Israel, other than those boycotts to which United States Code Appendix, title 50, section 2407(c), applies; or

 

(2) in a manner that in any way discriminates on the basis of nationality or national origin and is not based on a valid business reason.

 

Subd. 2.  Exemption; commissioner may waive.  (a) This section does not apply to contracts with a value of less than $1,000.


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(b) The commissioner may waive application of this section on a contract if the commissioner determines that compliance is not practicable or in the best interests of the state.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective July 1, 2017, and applies to contracts entered into on or after that date."

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 2, delete "a boycott of" and insert "discrimination against"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

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

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 11, delete "effective April 20, 2017,"

 

Page 2, line 1, delete "For" and insert "for"

 

Page 2, line 3, delete the period and insert a semicolon

 

Page 2, line 4, delete "The" and insert "the"

 

Page 2, line 6, delete the period and insert "; and"

 

Page 2, line 7, delete "The" and insert "the"

 

Page 2, line 22, delete "effective"

 

Page 2, line 23, delete "April 20, 2017,"

 

Page 2, line 25, delete the period and insert a semicolon

 

Page 2, line 26, delete "An" and insert "an"

 

Page 2, line 28, delete "other" and insert "another"

 

Page 2, line 29, delete "effective April 20, 2017,"

 

Page 2, line 30, delete "effective April"

 

Page 2, line 31, delete "20, 2017,"


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Page 2, line 32, delete the period and insert a semicolon

 

Page 3, line 1, delete "(2)" and insert "(3)"

 

Page 3, line 4, delete "(3)" and insert "(4)"

 

Page 3, line 23, delete "A "purchaser"" and insert ""Purchaser""

 

Page 4, line 3, delete "effective April 20, 2017,"

 

Page 4, line 4, delete ", effective April"

 

Page 4, line 5, delete "20, 2017"

 

Page 16, line 18, delete ", as defined in this paragraph," and insert "determined in the same manner as the principal place of business for a MNvest issuer"

 

Page 16, line 31, delete "the day following final enactment" and insert "April 20, 2017"

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be placed on the General Register.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Garofalo from the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 527, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the wind energy production tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 272.029, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Erickson from the Committee on Education Innovation Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 574, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a refundable credit for attaining a master's degree in teacher's licensure field; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 16, delete "K-12 teacher" and insert "person"

 

Page 1, line 17, delete "continuing" and insert "teaching" and delete "granted" and insert "issued" and after "the" insert "licensing division in the Department of Education on behalf of the"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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

 

H. F. No. 600, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing uniformity for employment mandates on private employers; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Erickson from the Committee on Education Innovation Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 602, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing that the education expense credit and deduction apply to certain expenditures for prekindergarten expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0132, subdivision 4; 290.0674, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Dettmer from the Veterans Affairs Division to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 647, A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money to public television for Vietnam:  Minnesota Remembers project.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Dettmer from the Veterans Affairs Division to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 667, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to complete the Rice County Veterans Memorial in Faribault.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 6, delete "general" and insert "arts and cultural heritage" and delete everything after "fund"

 

Page 1, line 7, delete "economic development"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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Dettmer from the Veterans Affairs Division to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 685, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying conditions for state park passes issued without a fee to military members and disabled veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 85.053, subdivisions 8, 10.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 7, reinstate the stricken "A one-day permit," and before "An" insert "or"

 

Page 1, line 8, before "must" insert "or 4"

 

Page 2, lines 8 and 9, reinstate the stricken language

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 697, A bill for an act relating to state and local government; allowing Indian tribal officials to take a leave of absence when elected to public office; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.088, subdivision 1.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, after line 12, insert:

 

"Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.088, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Reinstatement.  Except as provided in this section, upon the completion of the last legislative day in each calendar year, or, in the case of an elected city or, county, or tribal council official, on the completion of the final day of the term to which the official was elected, the officer or employee shall be reinstated in the public position held at the time of entry into the legislature or taking city or, county, or tribal council office, or be placed in a public position of like seniority, status, and pay if it is available at the same salary which would have been received if the leave had not been taken, upon the following conditions:

 

(1) that the position has not been abolished or that its term, if limited, has not expired;

 

(2) that the legislator makes a written application for reinstatement to the appointing authority within 30 days after the last legislative day in a calendar year or, in the case of an elected city or, county, or tribal council official, within 30 days after the expiration of the elected term; and

 

(3) that the request for reinstatement is made not later than ten years after the granting of the leave.

 

Upon reinstatement, the officer or employee shall have the same rights with respect to accrued and future seniority status, efficiency rating, vacation, insurance benefits, sick leave, and other benefits as if actually employed during the time of the leave.  No public employer is required to compensate a reinstated employee or officer for time spent by that employee or officer away from work for the employer and on the business of the state legislature during the period between the first and last legislative day in each calendar year or on the business of an elected city or, county, or tribal council office.  No officer or employee reinstated shall be removed or discharged within one year after reinstatement except for cause and after notice and hearing, but this does not extend a term of service limited by law.


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Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.088, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3.  Pension and retirement rights.  A public officer or employee who receives leave of absence under this section or is elected as a state constitutional officer and has rights in a state, municipal, or other public pension, retirement, or relief system shall retain all the rights accrued up to the time of taking leave.  Time spent by the employee as a member of the legislature or as an elected city or, county, or tribal council official or state constitutional officer shall be calculated in the same manner as if the employee had spent that time in the service of the public employer for the purpose of determining vesting of the employee's rights in the employer's pension, retirement, or relief system.  Under no circumstances shall two governmental units pay the employee's share of pension contributions when the employee is on leave of absence to serve in the legislature or as an elected city or, county, or tribal council official."

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be placed on the General Register.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 701, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying time of day for work for high school students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181A.04, subdivision 6.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Fabian from the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 710, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from outdoor heritage fund; modifying recipient requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97A.056, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 2, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, as amended; Laws 2016, chapter 172, article 1, section 2, subdivisions 2, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97A.056, subdivision 8.

 

Page 7, line 28, delete "and an annual public hunting and"

 

Page 7, line 29, delete "fishing plan"

 

Page 16, line 13, delete "must" and insert "may"

 

Page 16, line 15, delete everything before the period

 

Page 18, line 16, delete "15" and insert "20"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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

 

H. F. No. 713, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a statewide sex trafficking victims strategic plan and report; appropriating money.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 714, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying duties of the director of child sex trafficking prevention; transferring certain forfeited money from the commissioner of public safety to the commissioner of health; appropriating money for shelter, services, and other activities for sexually exploited youth and youth at risk of sexual exploitation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 145.4716, subdivision 2; 609.5315, subdivision 5c.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      H. F. Nos. 444 and 697 were read for the second time.

 

 

INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      The following House Files were introduced:

 

 

Hornstein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 894, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing the governor's budget for transportation and public safety activities; modifying various provisions governing transportation and public safety finance; imposing a motor fuels gross receipts tax and a metropolitan area transit sales and use tax; renewing and clarifying certain fees; making technical changes; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 115A.908; 161.081, subdivision 3; 161.3212; 161.46, subdivision 2; 168.013, subdivision 1a; 168.33, subdivision 7; 168A.29, subdivision 1; 169.86, subdivision 5; 169.865, subdivisions 1, 2; 169.866, subdivision 3; 171.06, subdivision 2; 219.015, subdivisions 1, 2; 219.1651; 222.49; 222.50, subdivisions 6, 7; 296A.11; 296A.12; 296A.16, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 4b, 5; 296A.18, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 297A.99, subdivision 1; 299A.705, subdivision 3; 299D.03, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 160; 162; 174; 219; 296A; 297A; 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 168.013, subdivision 21; 169.826, subdivision 7; 169.8261, subdivision 3; 169.86, subdivision 5a; 169.863, subdivision 3; 169.865, subdivision 5; 169.866, subdivision 4; 473.4051, subdivision 2; Laws 2012, chapter 287, article 1, section 1, subdivision 6.

 

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


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Hamilton introduced:

 

H. F. No. 895, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for agriculture; making policy changes; modifying fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 18B.01, by adding a subdivision; 18B.05; 18B.065, subdivisions 8, 9; 18B.26, subdivision 3; 28A.081; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18B.

 

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

 

 

Cornish introduced:

 

H. F. No. 896, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying certain provisions relating to courts, public safety, firefighters, corrections, crime, disaster assistance, and controlled substances; requesting reports; providing for penalties; appropriating money for public safety, courts, corrections, Guardian Ad Litem Board, Uniform Laws Commission, Board on Judicial Standards, Board of Public Defense, Sentencing Guidelines, Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board, Private Detective Board, and Human Rights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.02, subdivision 17; 271.06, subdivision 6; 271.21, subdivision 2; 299A.55, subdivisions 2, 4; 364.01; 504B.173, subdivisions 1, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 271; 364.

 

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

 

 

Hilstrom and Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 897, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring pharmacies to maintain collection boxes for disposal of legend drugs as pharmaceutical waste; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.

 

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

 

 

Hamilton, Fischer and Zerwas introduced:

 

H. F. No. 898, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a parenting with a disability support services pilot project; requiring a report; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Fischer and Lillie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 899, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a digital student achievement backpack; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

 

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


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Quam introduced:

 

H. F. No. 900, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for a more open and transparent budgeting process; establishing a budget committee; requiring reporting of budget forecasts and documents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16A.10; 16A.103; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

 

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

 

 

Koznick; West; Bahr, C.; Whelan; Howe; Scott; Uglem; Daniels; Petersburg; Dettmer and Garofalo introduced:

 

H. F. No. 901, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying allocation of motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.815, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Fabian introduced:

 

H. F. No. 902, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for repairs to the Lake Bronson dam; 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.

 

 

Pierson, Hausman, Gunther, Poppe and Lillie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 903, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional charitable food facility in Anoka County; 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.

 

 

Franson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 904, A bill for an act relating to child care; providing an exemption from positive support strategy rules; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.

 

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

 

 

Kresha, Erickson, Dettmer, Urdahl and Christensen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 905, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying school disciplinary actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 121A.45, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 121A.61, subdivision 2.

 

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


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Davids, Lien, Drazkowski and McDonald introduced:

 

H. F. No. 906, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tobacco; freezing the cigarette excise tax at its current rate; repealing the annual indexing requirement for cigarettes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297F.05, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297F.05, subdivision 1a.

 

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

 

 

Davnie, Omar, Pinto, Wagenius and Fenton introduced:

 

H. F. No. 907, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Family Partnership.

 

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

 

 

McDonald and Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 908, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain meals and drinks; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain capital equipment purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.68, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions.

 

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

 

 

Loonan, Hoppe, Hilstrom and Rosenthal introduced:

 

H. F. No. 909, A bill for an act relating to commerce; redirecting auto theft prevention funds from the general fund to the insurance fraud prevention account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 45.0135, subdivision 6; 65B.84, subdivision 1; 297I.11, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Hilstrom introduced:

 

H. F. No. 910, A bill for an act relating to property taxes; extending the maximum exclusion amount under the disabled veterans homestead credit to veterans with a 100 percent temporary disability rating; increasing the maximum excluded amount to $400,000; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

 

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

 

 

Hilstrom introduced:

 

H. F. No. 911, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing eligibility for benefits to employees of school contractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 268.085, subdivision 8.

 

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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Hornstein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 912, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; establishing a task force to study and make recommendations on metropolitan governance.

 

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

 

 

Runbeck introduced:

 

H. F. No. 913, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to the Hugo Short Line Railway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Runbeck introduced:

 

H. F. No. 914, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to the Hugo Short Line Railway.

 

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

 

 

Cornish introduced:

 

H. F. No. 915, A bill for an act relating to financing of state government; providing deficiency funding for corrections and military affairs; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Hilstrom and Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 916, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring county law enforcement to maintain collection boxes for disposal of noncontrolled substances and pharmaceutical controlled substances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 152.105.

 

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

 

 

Kiel, Gruenhagen and Fabian introduced:

 

H. F. No. 917, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a temporary refundable credit for residential biomass heating systems; requiring a report.

 

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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Rosenthal introduced:

 

H. F. No. 918, A bill for an act relating to taxation; limiting assessment authority of the commissioner of revenue; establishing a private letter ruling program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 270C.33, by adding a subdivision; 270C.34, subdivision 1; 289A.60, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270C.

 

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

 

 

Peterson, Zerwas and Halverson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 919, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain provisions governing autism early intensive intervention benefit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0949.

 

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

 

 

Theis introduced:

 

H. F. No. 920, A bill for an act relating to health; exempting housing with services establishments from the requirement to obtain a lodging license from the commissioner of health; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144D.06.

 

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

 

 

Kiel, Schomacker and Halverson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 921, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying treatment of vacant beds for the purposes of payments to intermediate care facilities for therapeutic leave days; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Rosenthal, Flanagan and Clark introduced:

 

H. F. No. 922, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting open season for taking wolves; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.645, subdivision 9.

 

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

 

 

Knoblach and Scott introduced:

 

H. F. No. 923, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing a factor for determining the amount of attorney fees awarded in certain actions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 549.

 

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


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Anderson, S.; Hertaus and Smith introduced:

 

H. F. No. 924, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption for certain local government capital projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.71, subdivision 44.

 

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

 

 

Sundin; Murphy, M.; Metsa; Ecklund; Sandstede and Olson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 925, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a combined heat and power system for the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District; 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.

 

 

Metsa; Applebaum; Schultz; Ecklund; Sundin; Dehn, R.; Kunesh-Podein; Considine and Flanagan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 926, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XIII; allowing individuals 21 years of age and older to consume and use marijuana, marijuana products, and marijuana accessories for personal use; providing for regulation of the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, and sale of marijuana, marijuana products, and marijuana accessories; permitting activities related to marijuana establishments; authorizing rulemaking; providing criminal penalties; requiring development of a fee schedule and a tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 152.01, by adding subdivisions; 152.027, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 152.092; 152.093; 152.31; 297D.06; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 152.027, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Applebaum, Metsa, Sundin, Ecklund and Dehn, R., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 927, A bill for an act relating to public safety; allowing individuals 21 years of age and older to consume and use marijuana, marijuana products, and marijuana accessories for personal use; providing for regulation of the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, and sale of marijuana, marijuana products, and marijuana accessories by the commissioner of health and local governments; permitting activities related to marijuana establishments; authorizing rulemaking; authorizing the use of certain not public data; providing criminal penalties; requiring development of a fee schedule and a tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 152.01, by adding subdivisions; 152.027, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 152.092; 152.093; 152.31; 297D.06; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 152.027, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Slocum introduced:

 

H. F. No. 928, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing ongoing funding for recovery schools; appropriating money.

 

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


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Gruenhagen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 929, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing pass requirement for use of state‑supported trails; authorizing rulemaking; providing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.

 

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

 

 

Omar and Loeffler introduced:

 

H. F. No. 930, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money from the state transportation fund for repair and rehabilitation of the 10th Avenue bridge 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.

 

 

Omar introduced:

 

H. F. No. 931, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying requirements related to the certification of the names of candidates for president and vice president of the United States; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.607, by adding a subdivision; 207A.13, subdivision 2; 208.03.

 

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

 

 

Moran introduced:

 

H. F. No. 932, A bill for an act relating to the arts and cultural heritage fund; appropriating money for Rondo Commemorative Plaza.

 

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

 

 

Hamilton introduced:

 

H. F. No. 933, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; authorizing the city of Windom to impose sales and use and excise taxes.

 

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

 

 

Hornstein, Gunther and Hausman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 934, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a larger cities assistance account; modifying allocation of certain fees and surcharges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 168.33, subdivision 7; 168.54, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 162.

 

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


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Franson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 935, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for an order for protection for certain victims of harassment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 518B.01, by adding a subdivision; 609.748, subdivisions 1, 2.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund, Dettmer, Sundin and Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 936, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying preference for lotteries for bear-hunting permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.405.

 

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

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 937, A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying timber sale provisions for tax-forfeited lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 282.04, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Sundin; Ecklund; Murphy, M., and Sandstede introduced:

 

H. F. No. 938, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Carlton County to levy a tax for recreation purposes; amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 3, section 51.

 

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

 

 

Gruenhagen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 939, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain provisions governing medical assistance for employed persons with disabilities asset limits; seeking federal waiver authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.057, subdivision 9.

 

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

 

 

Bliss introduced:

 

H. F. No. 940, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.

 

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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Poppe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 941, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions governing caregiver support programs and services; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

 

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

 

 

Poppe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 942, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying essential community supports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0922, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Dean, M., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 943, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying provisions for certain interagency agreements and intra-agency transfers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62V.05, subdivision 12; 144.05, subdivision 6; 256.01, subdivision 41.

 

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

 

 

Dean, M., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 944, A bill for an act relating to human services; correcting terminology relating to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

 

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

 

 

Dean, M., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 945, A bill for an act relating to human services; correcting obsolete cross-references related to the nursing facility payment system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256B.0915, subdivision 3e; 256B.431, subdivision 30.

 

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

 

 

Loon introduced:

 

H. F. No. 946, A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the operating capital levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.10, subdivision 13a.

 

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


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Loon introduced:

 

H. F. No. 947, A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the calculation of general education aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.13, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Anderson, P., and Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 948, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for a railroad grade separation project in Glenwood; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Koegel, Bernardy and Hornstein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 949, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing issuance of citations for certain work zone violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.06, subdivision 4a.

 

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

 

 

Koznick, McDonald, Davids, Pierson, Applebaum, Anselmo, Smith, Scott and West introduced:

 

H. F. No. 950, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying tax rates; updating brackets to current values; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.06, subdivisions 2c, 2d.

 

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

 

 

Dehn, R.; Hertaus; Zerwas; McDonald; Moran; Omar; Maye Quade; Mariani; Cornish; Lee; Allen; Flanagan and Freiberg introduced:

 

H. F. No. 951, A bill for an act relating to public safety; restoring the civil right to vote of an individual upon release from incarceration or upon sentencing if no incarceration is imposed; requiring notice; repealing county attorney obligation to promptly investigate voter registration and eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 204C.10; 609.165, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 243; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 201.275.

 

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

 

 

Kiel; Theis; Murphy, E.; Allen and Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 952, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing hearing loss training requirements for housing with services establishments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144D.

 

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


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Sandstede; Ecklund; Murphy, M., and Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 953, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to renovate historic Hibbing High School auditorium; authorizing the 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.

 

 

Sandstede, Ecklund and Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 954, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater treatment improvements to serve Keewatin; 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.

 

 

Garofalo introduced:

 

H. F. No. 955, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.06, subdivisions 2c, 2d; 290.091, subdivisions 1, 2, 6.

 

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

 

 

Garofalo introduced:

 

H. F. No. 956, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting police officers from issuing speeding tickets for speeds under 55 miles per hour on marked Interstate Highway 35E in St. Paul; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.14, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 957, A bill for an act relating to local government; prohibiting certain fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 462.353, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Sundin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 958, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying the Cloquet Area Fire and Ambulance Taxing District; amending Laws 2009, chapter 88, article 2, section 46, subdivisions 1, as amended, 2, 3, as amended, 4, 5.

 

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


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Dean, M.; Liebling; Zerwas and Pierson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 959, A bill for an act relating to health licensing; making the medical faculty license permanent; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 147.0375, subdivision 7.

 

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

 

 

Backer, Davnie, Loon, Erickson and Halverson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 960, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for children's school-linked mental health grants.

 

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

 

 

Runbeck and Franson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 961, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying training requirements for certain child care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 245A.50, subdivision 5.

 

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

 

 

Green and Poston introduced:

 

H. F. No. 962, A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying certain tax-forfeited land sale requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 85.012, subdivision 1; 282.01, subdivision 3; 282.011, subdivision 1; 282.018, subdivision 1; 282.02; 459.06, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Green and Poston introduced:

 

H. F. No. 963, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for purchases made by the Department of Transportation for road construction projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Pinto; Hausman; Hansen; Lesch; Moran; Mahoney; Mariani; Murphy, E., and Johnson, S., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 964, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an environmental learning center; 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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Maye Quade, Dettmer, Scott and Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 965, A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing the placement of a plaque in the court of honor on the Capitol grounds to honor all Minnesota veterans who served in the United States armed forces, both at home and abroad, during World War I.

 

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

 

 

Fabian and Kiel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 966, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for public infrastructure in Thief River Falls; authorizing the 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.

 

 

Halverson, Davnie, Hausman, Loeffler, Pryor, Maye Quade, Fischer, Considine, Kunesh-Podein, Pinto, Sandstede and Olson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 967, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing funding for a voluntary school social worker aid program; appropriating money; 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.

 

 

Nornes introduced:

 

H. F. No. 968, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting certain purchases of clay targets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.68, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Nornes introduced:

 

H. F. No. 969, A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; modifying the sales tax on club memberships to exclude game release charges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Johnson, C., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 970, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Minnesota Square Park pavilion.

 

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


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Johnson, C., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 971, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Square Park pavilion in St. Peter; 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.

 

 

Johnson, C., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 972, A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board to adopt rules authorizing certified emergency medical services personnel to assist with administering certain emergency prescription medications and participate in care coordination; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144E.16, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Youakim and Flanagan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 973, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying special rules for the city of St. Louis Park tax increment financing district.

 

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

 

 

Jurgens introduced:

 

H. F. No. 974, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; waiving fishing license requirement during week before Super Bowl.

 

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

 

 

Franke and Hansen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 975, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a storm water lift station to control storm water entering Seidl's Lake in South St. Paul; 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.

 

 

Layman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 976, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Minnesota rail service improvement.

 

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


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O'Driscoll introduced:

 

H. F. No. 977, A bill for an act relating to correctional state employees retirement plan; including additional Department of Corrections employees in plan coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 352.91, subdivision 3g.

 

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

 

 

Theis, Hausman, Fenton, Flanagan, Poston, Lillie, Gunther, Masin and Davnie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 978, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for the support our students grant program; codifying the support our students grant program.

 

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

 

 

Haley introduced:

 

H. F. No. 979, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for the port development assistance program.

 

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

 

 

Haley introduced:

 

H. F. No. 980, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to pay additional costs related to the reconstruction of U.S. Highway 61 in Red Wing.

 

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

 

 

Ward introduced:

 

H. F. No. 981, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an outdoor firing range for law enforcement training in St. Paul; 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.

 

 

Zerwas, O'Neill and Considine introduced:

 

H. F. No. 982, A bill for an act relating to public safety; corrections; creating an ombudsman for inmate mental health services; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 243.48, subdivision 1; 253B.02, subdivision 10; 641.15, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13; 241.

 

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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Anderson, P.; Torkelson; Hamilton and Poppe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 983, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying feeder's lien to clarify eligibility of those who furnish feed to a livestock producer; eliminating livestock production input lien and temporary livestock production input lien; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 514.965, subdivision 2; 514.966, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 514.965, subdivisions 8, 11; 514.966, subdivisions 3, 3a.

 

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

 

 

Baker and Hoppe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 984, A bill for an act relating to commerce; weights and measures; requiring signage disclosing gasoline tax rate; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 239.

 

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

 

 

Fabian, Ecklund, Smith and Heintzeman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 985, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; specifying the duty owed by owners of real property to trespassers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604A.

 

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

 

 

Bennett, Kresha, Lohmer, Daniels, McDonald, Kiel, Fischer, Halverson and Loeffler introduced:

 

H. F. No. 986, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding liability insurance coverage for licensed foster home providers; creating an automobile insurance reimbursement program for licensed foster home providers and persons in foster care; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 245.814, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245.

 

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

 

 

Bennett, Kresha, McDonald, Halverson, Lohmer and Kiel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 987, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring responsible social services agencies to provide foster care or other services to certain individuals reentering foster care after 18 years of age; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 260C.451, subdivision 6.

 

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

 

 

Fischer, Omar, Ward, Pinto, Halverson, Davnie, Rosenthal, Wagenius, Masin, Nelson, Allen, Clark and Kunesh‑Podein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 988, A bill for an act relating to juveniles; safety and placement; providing for the emancipation of minors in certain situations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 518A.39, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260C.

 

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


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Hilstrom and Mariani introduced:

 

H. F. No. 989, A bill for an act relating to creditor remedies; providing for the use of the Minnesota minimum wage in garnishment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 571.922.

 

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

 

 

Scott and Green introduced:

 

H. F. No. 990, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting the application of the DWI Forfeiture Law to motor vehicles operated by persons who enter the ignition interlock program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169A.63, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Kiel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 991, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a refundable credit for the additional tax paid on early withdrawals from retirement accounts if used for long-term care expenses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

 

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

 

 

Zerwas introduced:

 

H. F. No. 992, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying requirements for commercial motor vehicle road test for school bus endorsement; modifying provisions relating to third-party testing for school bus companies; modifying requirements for issuance of school bus driver's license endorsement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 171.01, by adding subdivisions; 171.321, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171.

 

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

 

 

Lee introduced:

 

H. F. No. 993, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; providing a tax credit for certain employers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

 

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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Zerwas introduced:

 

H. F. No. 994, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying school bus equipment standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169.442, subdivision 5; 169.4501, subdivisions 1, 2; 169.4503, subdivisions 4, 7, 14, 23, 30; 169.64, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.4502, subdivision 5.

 

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

 

 

Runbeck introduced:

 

H. F. No. 995, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for grants for freight railroad preservation and improvement; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 222.50, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Lien introduced:

 

H. F. No. 996, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for translated driver's examination materials.

 

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

 

 

Jessup, O'Driscoll, Youakim, Nash and Freiberg introduced:

 

H. F. No. 997, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying the requirements for payment of claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 471.38; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 471.391, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Gruenhagen, Kiel, McDonald and Pelowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 998, A bill for an act relating to special education; requiring a cost-benefit analysis of Minnesota's special education system; requiring a report.

 

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

 

 

Whelan and Uglem introduced:

 

H. F. No. 999, A bill for an act relating to the city of Anoka; extending the five-year rule for a tax increment financing district.

 

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


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Barr, R., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1000, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for realignment of Argenta Trail in Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Vogel, Peppin, Fabian, Metsa and Daudt introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1001, A bill for an act relating to administrative rulemaking; requiring agencies to determine the impact of a proposed rule on the cost of residential construction or remodeling; requiring notice to the applicable legislative committees; permitting a legislative committee to require approval of a rule by law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.

 

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

 

 

Barr, R., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1002, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of Broderick Boulevard in Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Lueck, Fabian, Gunther, Urdahl, Ecklund, Swedzinski and Heintzeman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1003, A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for compliance with effluent limitations under certain conditions; requiring rulemaking.

 

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

 

 

Anderson, P.; Backer; Lueck; Swedzinski and Urdahl introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1004, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying certain buffer requirements; requiring local review and approval; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103F.48, subdivisions 1, 3, 7, by adding a subdivision.

 

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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Garofalo and Scott introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1005, A bill for an act relating to agency appointments; reducing the number of deputy commissioners in the Departments of Commerce and Employment and Economic Development; allowing current deputy commissioners to serve until January 1, 2019; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 45.013; 116J.01, subdivision 5.

 

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

 

 

Knoblach; Anderson, P.; Hamilton and Theis introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1006, A bill for an act relating to partition fences; providing that a landowner or occupant who does not need a partition fence cannot be required to share in construction or maintenance costs; repealing a statute that applies this standard only in St. Louis County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 344.03, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 383C.809.

 

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

 

 

Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1007, A bill for an act relating to state agencies; requiring certain criteria to be met before a state agency sues a local government; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

 

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

 

 

Howe and Loonan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1008, A bill for an act relating to liquor; extending the hours of sale; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.504, subdivisions 2, 3, 7.

 

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

 

 

Howe and Cornish introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1009, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating an open appropriation from the general fund to the public safety officer's benefit account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 299A.42.

 

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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Loonan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1010, A bill for an act relating to horse racing; providing for ongoing operation of the Minnesota Racing Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 240.15, subdivision 6; 240.155, subdivision 1; 240.30, subdivision 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 240.

 

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

 

 

Loonan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1011, A bill for an act relating to insurance; limiting certain remedies of uninsured motorists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 65B.51, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Loonan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1012, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating no-fault auto benefits; requiring the deduction of basic economic loss benefits previously provided; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 65B.44, subdivision 5; 65B.51, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Metsa; Flanagan; Sundin; Ecklund; Poppe; Kunesh-Podein; Johnson, C.; Hilstrom; Youakim; Maye Quade; Fischer; Schultz; Murphy, E.; Olson; Koegel; Pinto; Dehn, R.; Carlson, L.; Clark; Allen; Loeffler; Lee; Davnie; Mahoney; Sandstede; Hornstein and Carlson, A., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1013, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits; regulating and requiring certain unpaid leaves; classifying certain data; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.719, by adding a subdivision; 177.27, subdivision 4; 181.943; 256J.561, by adding a subdivision; 256J.95, subdivisions 3, 11; 256P.01, subdivision 3; 268.19, subdivision 1; 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268B.

 

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

 

 

Hilstrom introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1014, A bill for an act relating to health; providing certain agencies access to the Minnesota prescription monitoring program to identify and investigate inappropriate prescribing or dispensing of controlled substances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 152.126, subdivisions 5, 6.

 

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


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Johnson, B.; Heintzeman and Gruenhagen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1015, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying blaze orange hunting requirements to allow blaze pink; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.071.

 

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

 

 

Hausman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1016, A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing certified salt applicator program; limiting liability; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

 

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

 

 

Urdahl, Lillie, Mariani, Torkelson, Hausman and Wills introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1017, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Minnesota Children's Museum.

 

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

 

 

Rarick, Davids, Marquart, Petersburg, Urdahl, Poppe and Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1018, A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying grant program eligibility requirements; making technical changes; appropriating money for economic development grant programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 116J.431, subdivision 8; 116J.8731, by adding a subdivision; 116J.8748, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 116L.42, 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.

 

 

Layman, Garofalo, Davids, Bennett, Gunther, Petersburg, Vogel and Urdahl introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1019, A bill for an act relating to the state general tax; exempting certain improvements made by a qualified business; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 116J.8738, subdivisions 2, 4; 275.025, subdivisions 2, 4.

 

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

 

 

Hamilton, Swedzinski, Davids, Marquart, Bennett, Kiel, Poppe and Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1020, A bill for an act relating to taxation; economic development; income and corporate franchise; establishing a refundable workforce housing tax credit; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

 

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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Baker, Hamilton, Maye Quade and Clark introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1021, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for career education and job skills training; requiring reports.

 

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

 

 

Dehn, R., and Hornstein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1022, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring certifying entities to timely process U-Visa certification documents; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 611A.

 

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. 1023, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; exempting certain shelters from ice house identification requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97C.355, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Urdahl; Erickson; Davids; Ecklund; Howe; Dean, M.; Swedzinski; Anderson, P.; Lueck; Torkelson; Backer; Heintzeman; Layman; Newberger; Gunther; Green; Hamilton; Baker; Grossell; Bennett; Miller; Poston; Franson; Poppe; Marquart; Daniels; Murphy, M., and Cornish introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1024, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the calculation of small schools revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.10, subdivision 2c.

 

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

 

 

Kiel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1025, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing qualifications for cremator operators who perform cremations; modifying the duties of the commissioner of health; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 149A.02, by adding a subdivision; 149A.03; 149A.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 149A.

 

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

 

 

Gunther; Anderson, P.; Daniels; Backer; Poppe and Petersburg introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1026, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing a nuisance exemption for certain livestock facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 561.19, by adding a subdivision.

 

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


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Christensen, Marquart and Theis introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1027, A bill for an act relating to education finance; making grants to the Minnesota Alliance With Youth; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Anderson, P.; Kiel; Poppe and Petersburg introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1028, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute.

 

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

 

 

Quam introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1029, A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a business expansion low‑interest loan program; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1030, A bill for an act relating to state government; allowing employees to opt out of state-paid insurance and benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 43A.24, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Theis, Loonan, Rosenthal, Applebaum and O'Driscoll introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1031, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; prohibiting certain activities unless performed or supervised by optometrists or licensed physicians; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

 

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

 

 

McDonald; Anderson, P., and Poppe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1032, A bill for an act relating to employment; exempting temporary or seasonal agricultural workers from overtime requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 177.23, subdivision 7.

 

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


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Lesch; Johnson, S.; Rosenthal; Lillie and Dehn, R., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1033, A bill for an act relating to state government; prohibiting individuals and private associations from providing certain gifts to officials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 10A.071, subdivisions 2, 3.

 

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

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 1034, 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 Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 1035, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; 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.

 

 

Anderson, P., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1036, A bill for an act relating to energy; exempting energy consumed by pipelines from the energy‑savings goals base calculation for utilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.241, subdivisions 1, 1a.

 

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

 

 

Vogel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1037, A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; requiring legislative approval of housing incentives and allocations by the Metropolitan Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 473.145; 473.254, subdivisions 2, 3a.

 

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

 

 

Mahoney, O'Neill, Metsa and Garofalo introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1038, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a legislative council to make funding recommendations to the legislature; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116C.

 

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


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Anderson, P., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1039, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; motor fuel; allowing ethanol blending on certain premises; prohibiting motor fuel marketing agreements and franchise agreements that do not allow ethanol blending; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 239.791, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Hilstrom introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1040, A bill for an act relating to commerce; clarifying the authority of the Commerce Fraud Bureau to apply for or execute search warrants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 626.05, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Marquart introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1041, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; providing for an increased point source implementation grant amount in certain circumstances.

 

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

 

 

Youakim; Bahr, C.; Freiberg; Rosenthal; Flanagan; Kunesh-Podein; Schultz; Loeffler; Allen and Halverson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1042, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a cooling tower registry administered by the commissioner of health; authorizing the commissioner of health to assess administrative penalties; classifying certain data; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.411, by adding a subdivision; 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.

 

 

Baker, Gunther, Clark, O'Neill, Metsa and Davnie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1043, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Commission on Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard-of-Hearing Minnesotans.

 

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

 

 

Whelan and Uglem introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1044, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for highway-rail grade separation project in Anoka; 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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Moran introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1045, A bill for an act relating to juvenile placement; modifying the requirements for reestablishing the legal parent and child relationship; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 260C.329, subdivisions 3, 5, 8.

 

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

 

 

Loonan; Johnson, S., and Hoppe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1046, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the Minnesota Joint Underwriting Association; authorizing the association to provide liquor liability and certain medical malpractice coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62I.02; 62I.03; 62I.05; 62I.06; 62I.07; 62I.08; 62I.13; 62I.14; 62I.15; 62I.16; 62I.17; 62I.19; 62I.21; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62F.01, subdivision 1; 62F.02; 62F.03; 62F.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3; 62F.05; 62F.06; 62F.07; 62F.08; 62F.09; 62F.10; 62F.11; 62F.12; 62F.13; 62F.14; Minnesota Rules, part 2791.0100.

 

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

 

 

Kiel, Miller and Johnson, C., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1047, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying provisions related to the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116V.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14.

 

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

 

 

Erickson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1048, A bill for an act relating to education; reducing commissioner mandates and empowering schools relating to innovation zones, the world's best workforce, advanced academic credit, and textbooks loaned to nonpublic students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 120B.11, subdivision 9; 120B.14; 123B.43;
Laws 2012, chapter 263, section 1, subdivision 3, as amended.

 

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

 

 

Hoppe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1049, A bill for an act relating to liquor; changing legal drinking age to 19; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 340A.301, subdivision 2; 340A.34; 340A.402, subdivision 1; 340A.410, subdivision 4b; 340A.414, subdivision 8; 340A.417; 340A.503; 340A.701, subdivision 1; 340A.703; 340A.707; 340A.801, subdivision 6; 340A.90.

 

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


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Hoppe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1050, A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing brew pubs to sell to a retail licensee at the airport.

 

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

 

 

Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1051, A bill for an act relating to water; requiring water level control permit for Big Lake in Grant County.

 

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

 

 

Theis, Marquart, Considine, Knoblach and Liebling introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1052, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the funding for approved recovery programs to include two additional approved programs; authorizing grant expenditures for approved pupil transportation purposes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.695.

 

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

 

 

Backer, Heintzeman, Miller and Johnson, B., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1053, A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating regional variance factors for certain medical assistance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.4914, subdivisions 6, 7, 8, 9.

 

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

 

 

Layman and Bliss introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1054, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for sewer and water system improvements in the city of Deer River; 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.

 

 

Heintzeman and Kresha introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1055, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying due dates and penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 279.01, subdivisions 1, 3.

 

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


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Heintzeman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1056, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to Cyprus Drive in the city of Baxter; 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 and Ward introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1057, A bill for an act relating to taxes; local lodging tax; allowing the city of Woodbury to impose a local lodging tax for certain purposes.

 

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

 

 

Hamilton, Marquart and O'Driscoll introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1058, A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for review of certain agency actions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3.886, subdivision 4; 115.05.

 

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

 

 

Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1059, A bill for an act relating to taxes; property; eliminating the annual application requirement for the disabled veterans homestead exclusion under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

 

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

 

 

Haley, Davnie, Kresha, Erickson, Lee, Grossell and Maye Quade introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1060, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an after-school community learning grant program; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Zerwas; Schomacker; Murphy, E.; Halverson; Dean, M., and Albright introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1061, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for home and community‑based services incentive pool.

 

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


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Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1062, A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting use of public funds for certain aesthetic enhancements in road projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 160.13.

 

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

 

 

Flanagan, Kresha, Pinto, Kunesh-Podein, Moran, Olson, Metsa and Loeffler introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1063, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for a grant program for culturally appropriate birth support services and doula services.

 

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

 

 

Peterson, Christensen and Masin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1064, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying tax increment financing authority for the city of Burnsville; amending Laws 2008, chapter 154, article 9, section 21, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1065, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; expanding the Data Practices Act and Open Meeting Law to include the legislative branch; classifying data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3C.05, subdivision 1; 13.02, subdivisions 7a, 16; 13D.01, subdivisions 4, 6, by adding a subdivision; 13D.02, by adding a subdivision; 13D.04, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.055.

 

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

 

 

Lohmer; Fenton; Dettmer; Zerwas; Cornish; Dean, M.; Gruenhagen; Green; Grossell; Uglem; Pugh; Loonan; Hertaus; Runbeck; Daudt; Daniels; O'Neill; Newberger; Miller and Whelan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1066, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for obstructing a highway under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.74.

 

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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MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

 

 

      The following message was received from the Senate:

 

 

Mr. Speaker:

 

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

 

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

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE ON RULES

AND LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION

 

      Peppin from the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration, pursuant to rules 1.21 and 3.33, designated the following bills to be placed on the Calendar for the Day for Thursday, February 9, 2017 and established a prefiling requirement for amendments offered to the following bills:

 

      H. F. Nos. 113, 234 and 235.

 

 

CALENDAR FOR THE DAY

 

 

      H. F. No. 113 was reported to the House.

 

 

Thissen moved to amend H. F. No. 113, the first engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 1, line 10, delete "(1)" and after "that" insert ":  (1)"

 

Page 1, line 11, delete ", and (2) constructed" and insert "; (2) construction begins"

 

Page 1, line 12, before the period, insert "; and (3) that the public utility has demonstrated to the commission's satisfaction that the proposed plant:  (i) is the least-cost alternative available and is of no greater capacity than is necessary to meet the public utility's anticipated capacity deficit; (ii) is in the public interest; and (iii) will enhance the reliability of the electric transmission and distribution system in Minnesota and the region.  The commission must make the determinations required by clause (3) in a proceeding that does not exceed six months"

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.


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              The question was taken on the Thissen amendment and the roll was called.  There were 58 yeas and 69 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Allen

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Applebaum

Becker-Finn

Bernardy

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Considine

Davnie

Ecklund

Fischer

Freiberg

Halverson

Hansen

Hausman

Hilstrom

Hornstein

Hortman

Johnson, C.

Johnson, S.

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Lien

Lillie

Loeffler

Loon

Mahoney

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Maye Quade

Metsa

Moran

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nelson

Olson

Omar

Pelowski

Pinto

Poppe

Pryor

Rosenthal

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Slocum

Sundin

Thissen

Wagenius

Ward

Youakim


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bliss

Christensen

Cornish

Daniels

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Franke

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hoppe

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Lohmer

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Miller

Nash

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poston

Pugh

Quam

Runbeck

Schomacker

Scott

Smith

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

West

Whelan

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

 

      The motion did not prevail and the amendment was not adopted.

 

 

      H. F. No. 113, A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing construction and operation of a natural gas combined cycle electric generation plant.

 

 

      The bill was read for the third time and placed upon its final passage.

 

      The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 77 yeas and 51 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bliss

Christensen

Cornish

Daniels

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Franke

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hoppe

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Metsa

Miller

Nash

Nelson

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poston


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Pugh

Quam

Runbeck

Schomacker

Scott

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

West

Whelan

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Allen

Applebaum

Becker-Finn

Bernardy

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Considine

Davnie

Dehn, R.

Fischer

Freiberg

Halverson

Hansen

Hausman

Hilstrom

Hornstein

Hortman

Johnson, C.

Johnson, S.

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Lien

Lillie

Loeffler

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Maye Quade

Moran

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Olson

Omar

Pelowski

Pinto

Poppe

Pryor

Rosenthal

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Slocum

Thissen

Wagenius

Ward

Youakim


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

      Halverson and Urdahl were excused for the remainder of today's session.

 

 

      H. F. No. 234 was reported to the House.

 

 

      The Speaker called Albright to the Chair.

 

 

Bly moved to amend H. F. No. 234 as follows:

 

Page 2, after line 19, insert:

 

"Sec. 4.  REPORT ON LOCAL ECONOMIC IMPACT OF ENERGY SUPPLIES.

 

By January 1, 2018, each generation and transmission cooperative that serves a cooperative electric association operating in Minnesota shall collectively submit a report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the senate and house committees with jurisdiction over energy policy that compares the local economic impact of purchasing and generating energy from wind and solar generators with the local economic impact of purchasing and generating energy from fossil fuels.  The report must include quantitative and qualitative information on, at a minimum, the following topics:

 

(1) the proportion of a retail customer's dollar spent for electricity that remains in Minnesota's economy and the proportion that is exported outside the state when that electricity is purchased from and generated by solar and wind generators and is purchased from and generated by fossil fuels; and

 

(2) the employment impacts, including the number of direct, indirect, and induced jobs in Minnesota associated with an equivalent retail expenditure on electricity generated by wind and solar generators and by fossil fuel generators."

 

Amend the title accordingly

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.


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              The question was taken on the Bly amendment and the roll was called.  There were 49 yeas and 77 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Allen

Applebaum

Becker-Finn

Bernardy

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Considine

Davnie

Dehn, R.

Ecklund

Fischer

Freiberg

Hansen

Hausman

Hornstein

Hortman

Johnson, C.

Johnson, S.

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Liebling

Lien

Lillie

Loeffler

Mahoney

Mariani

Masin

Maye Quade

Metsa

Moran

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nelson

Olson

Omar

Pinto

Pryor

Rosenthal

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Slocum

Sundin

Wagenius

Ward

Youakim


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bliss

Christensen

Cornish

Daniels

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Franke

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hilstrom

Hoppe

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Lesch

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Marquart

Miller

Nash

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Pelowski

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poppe

Poston

Pugh

Quam

Runbeck

Schomacker

Scott

Smith

Swedzinski

Theis

Thissen

Torkelson

Uglem

Vogel

West

Whelan

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

 

      The motion did not prevail and the amendment was not adopted.

 

 

Thissen moved to amend H. F. No. 234 as follows:

 

Page 2, line 12, delete ", including rules providing" and insert ".  The rules must provide"

 

Page 2, line 13, after "section" insert ", and must include a provision that a request by either party for mediation of the dispute by an independent third-party must be implemented"

 

Page 2, line 16, before "Any" insert "Except as provided in paragraph (c),"

 

Page 2, after line 18, insert:

 

"(c) The Public Utilities Commission shall complete the portion of its investigation in Docket No. 16-512 examining whether the methodology used by cooperative associations to establish a fee under section 216B.164, subdivision 3, paragraph (a), complies with state law.  A methodology determined by the commission to comply with state law may not be challenged in a dispute under section 216B.164."


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Thissen moved to amend the Thissen amendment to H. F. No. 234 as follows:

 

Page 1, line 7, delete "complete the portion of" and insert "limit"

 

Page 1, line 8, delete "examining" and insert "determining"

 

Page 1, line 10, after the period, insert "The commission shall complete the investigation no later than December 31, 2017."

 

Page 1, line 11, after the period, insert "If the commission determines that a methodology does not comply with state law, it shall clearly state the changes necessary to bring the methodology into compliance, and the cooperative electric association shall proceed under paragraph (a)."

 

 

      The motion prevailed and the amendment to the amendment was adopted.

 

 

      The question recurred on the Thissen amendment, as amended, to H. F. No. 234.  The motion prevailed and the amendment, as amended, was adopted.

 

 

      Hansen offered an amendment to H. F. No. 234, as amended.

 

 

POINT OF ORDER

 

      Nash raised a point of order pursuant to rule 3.21 that the Hansen amendment was not in order.  Speaker pro tempore Albright ruled the point of order well taken and the Hansen amendment out of order.

 

 

      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 third time, as amended, and placed upon its final passage.

 

      The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 89 yeas and 37 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bliss

Christensen

Cornish

Daniels

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Franke

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hilstrom

Hoppe

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Johnson, C.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Lesch

Lien

Lillie

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Marquart

Metsa

Miller

Murphy, M.

Nash

Nelson

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Pelowski

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson


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Pierson

Poppe

Poston

Pugh

Quam

Runbeck

Sandstede

Sauke

Schomacker

Scott

Slocum

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Thissen

Torkelson

Uglem

Vogel

West

Whelan

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Allen

Applebaum

Becker-Finn

Bernardy

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Considine

Davnie

Dehn, R.

Fischer

Freiberg

Hansen

Hausman

Hornstein

Hortman

Johnson, S.

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Liebling

Loeffler

Mariani

Masin

Maye Quade

Moran

Murphy, E.

Olson

Omar

Pinto

Pryor

Rosenthal

Schultz

Wagenius

Ward

Youakim


 

 

      The bill was passed, as amended, and its title agreed to.

 

 

      H. F. No. 235 was reported to the House.

 

 

Mahoney moved to amend H. F. No. 235, the second engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 3, lines 12 and 19, before "Beginning" insert "Except as provided in subdivision 1a,"

 

Page 4, after line 2, insert:

 

"(g) Funds in the account may only be expended to support the expansion of:

 

(1) electric energy generated from solar, wind, or biomass resources;

 

(2) heat energy from solar thermal or geothermal projects;

 

(3) energy efficiency;

 

(4) motor vehicles fueled by sources other than gasoline or diesel fuel; or

 

(5) energy storage.

 

Expenditures from the fund must only benefit ratepayers receiving electric service from the utility that owns a nuclear powered electric generating plant in this state."

 

Page 5, after line 30, insert:

 

"Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116C.779, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 1a.  Payment termination.  (a) The commissioner shall track the cumulative transfers made to the account and its predecessor, the renewable development account, each year since 1999 for each dry cask containing spent fuel that is stored at an independent spent-fuel storage facility at Prairie Island or Monticello.  During the time when state law required the public utility to transfer a specific amount of funds to the account for all the casks stored, the per-cask allocation shall be calculated by dividing the total amount transferred by the number of casks stored that year.


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(b) When the commissioner determines that the cumulative transfers calculated under paragraph (a) for a specific cask reach $10,000,000, the commissioner shall notify the public utility that no additional transfers to the account for that cask shall be made.

 

(c) This subdivision does not affect any provisions of subdivision 1, paragraph (c) or (d), with respect to transfers to the account made after a plant has ceased operation.

 

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

 

Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references

 

Amend the title accordingly

 

 

      The motion prevailed and the amendment was adopted.

 

 

      Ward was excused for the remainder of today's session.

 

 

      The Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

 

      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; Laws 2013, chapter 85, article 6, section 11.

 

 

      The bill was read for the third time, as amended, and placed upon its final passage.

 

      The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 76 yeas and 49 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bliss

Christensen

Cornish

Daniels

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Franke

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hoppe

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Lesch

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Marquart

Metsa

Miller

Murphy, M.

Nash

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poston

Pugh

Quam

Runbeck

Schomacker

Scott

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Vogel

West

Whelan

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt



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              Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Allen

Anselmo

Applebaum

Becker-Finn

Bernardy

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Considine

Davnie

Dehn, R.

Fischer

Freiberg

Haley

Hansen

Hausman

Hilstrom

Hornstein

Hortman

Johnson, C.

Johnson, S.

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Liebling

Lien

Lillie

Loeffler

Mariani

Masin

Maye Quade

Moran

Murphy, E.

Nelson

Olson

Omar

Pelowski

Pinto

Poppe

Pryor

Rosenthal

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Slocum

Thissen

Wagenius

Youakim


 

 

      The bill was passed, as amended, and its title agreed to.

 

 

REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE ON RULES

AND LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION

 

      Peppin from the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration, pursuant to rules 1.21 and 3.33, designated the following bill to be placed on the Calendar for the Day for Monday, February 13, 2017 and established a prefiling requirement for amendments offered to the following bill:

 

      H. F. No. 375.

 

 

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

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

 

      Lueck moved that the names of Theis and Vogel be added as authors on H. F. No. 12.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Miller moved that the name of Dettmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 14.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Murphy, E., moved that the name of Schultz be added as an author on H. F. No. 21.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Smith moved that the name of Dettmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 22.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lesch moved that the name of Fischer be added as an author on H. F. No. 38.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hausman moved that the name of Schultz be added as an author on H. F. No. 93.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Murphy, E., moved that the name of Schultz be added as an author on H. F. No. 116.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Thissen moved that the name of Maye Quade be added as an author on H. F. No. 142.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

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


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              Runbeck moved that the name of Barr, R., be added as an author on H. F. No. 201.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gruenhagen moved that the name of Kiel be added as an author on H. F. No. 202.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wills moved that the name of Halverson be added as an author on H. F. No. 205.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lohmer moved that the names of Pugh and Barr, R., be added as authors on H. F. No. 213.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Zerwas moved that the name of Maye Quade be added as an author on H. F. No. 225.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Dettmer moved that the names of Poppe; Anderson, S., and Hoppe be added as authors on H. F. No. 226.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hilstrom moved that her name be stricken as an author on H. F. No. 234.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Baker moved that the names of Poston, Lohmer, Erickson, Franson, Vogel, Knoblach, Smith, Kresha, Daniels and O'Neill be added as authors on H. F. No. 234.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Franke moved that the name of Erickson be added as an author on H. F. No. 270.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Bly moved that the name of Schultz be added as an author on H. F. No. 273.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Bly moved that the name of Schultz be added as an author on H. F. No. 276.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Swedzinski moved that the names of Bennett and Dettmer be added as authors on H. F. No. 299.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Bahr, C., moved that the names of Miller and Pugh be added as authors on H. F. No. 309.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hornstein moved that the name of Schultz be added as an author on H. F. No. 313.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Rarick moved that the name of Nash be added as an author on H. F. No. 329.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Zerwas moved that the names of Freiberg, Haley, Wills and Kiel be added as authors on H. F. No. 345.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Wagenius moved that the name of Schultz be added as an author on H. F. No. 355.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moran moved that the name of Schultz be added as an author on H. F. No. 356.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Theis moved that the names of Metsa, Cornish, Torkelson, Hamilton and Bly be added as authors on H. F. No. 369.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Newberger moved that the name of Grossell be added as an author on H. F. No. 405.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Albright moved that the name of Sauke be added as an author on H. F. No. 409.  The motion prevailed.


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              Runbeck moved that the name of Barr, R., be added as an author on H. F. No. 418.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Fabian moved that the name of Dettmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 434.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hansen moved that the name of Thissen be added as an author on H. F. No. 503.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Dettmer moved that the name of Barr, R., be added as an author on H. F. No. 555.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Franson moved that the name of Ecklund be added as an author on H. F. No. 559.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Drazkowski moved that the name of Metsa be added as an author on H. F. No. 586.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Dettmer moved that his name be stricken as an author on H. F. No. 601.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Heintzeman moved that his name be stricken as an author on H. F. No. 601.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Grossell moved that his name be stricken as an author on H. F. No. 601.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Anderson, S., moved that the name of Bennett be added as an author on H. F. No. 602.  The motion prevailed.

 

      McDonald moved that the name of Dettmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 605.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Schultz moved that the name of Omar be added as an author on H. F. No. 607.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Anderson, S., moved that the names of Dettmer and Erickson be added as authors on H. F. No. 615.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Rarick moved that the name of Grossell be added as an author on H. F. No. 630.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Zerwas moved that the name of Johnson, S., be added as an author on H. F. No. 660.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Daniels moved that the names of Theis, Dettmer, Lohmer, Bly and Lien be added as authors on H. F. No. 668.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Petersburg moved that the name of Baker be added as an author on H. F. No. 677.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Miller moved that the names of Kresha and Flanagan be added as authors on H. F. No. 713.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Miller moved that the names of Kresha and Flanagan be added as authors on H. F. No. 714.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moran moved that the name of Liebling be added as an author on H. F. No. 724.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hilstrom moved that the name of Maye Quade be added as an author on H. F. No. 728.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Peterson moved that the name of Baker be added as an author on H. F. No. 737.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Loonan moved that the name of Hoppe be added as an author on H. F. No. 746.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hamilton moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 747.  The motion prevailed.


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              Freiberg moved that the name of Bly be added as an author on H. F. No. 748.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Olson moved that the name of Bly be added as an author on H. F. No. 749.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Bly moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 750.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Drazkowski moved that the name of McDonald be added as an author on H. F. No. 753.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nornes moved that the names of Dettmer and Erickson be added as authors on H. F. No. 757.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hornstein moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 762.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Daniels moved that the name of Bly be added as an author on H. F. No. 763.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Daniels moved that the name of Bly be added as an author on H. F. No. 764.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pierson moved that the name of Pinto be added as an author on H. F. No. 774.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Anderson, S., moved that the name of Nash be added as an author on H. F. No. 778.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hausman moved that the name of Bly be added as an author on H. F. No. 784.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Smith moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 787.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Fenton moved that the name of Bly be added as an author on H. F. No. 789.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Haley moved that the names of Whelan and Bernardy be added as authors on H. F. No. 794.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Murphy, E., moved that the names of Slocum, Schultz and Bly be added as authors on H. F. No. 795.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moran moved that the names of Slocum, Ward and Bly be added as authors on H. F. No. 797.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moran moved that the name of Ward be added as an author on H. F. No. 798.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nash moved that the names of Bahr, C., and Lohmer be added as authors on H. F. No. 800.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Baker moved that the names of Clark, Lohmer and Thissen be added as authors on H. F. No. 803.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Bliss moved that the name of Thissen be added as an author on H. F. No. 806.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kiel moved that the name of Daniels be added as an author on H. F. No. 811.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kresha moved that the names of Clark and Mahoney be added as authors on H. F. No. 815.  The motion prevailed.


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              Koznick moved that the names of Lucero, Runbeck and Howe be added as authors on H. F. No. 819.  The motion prevailed.

 

      McDonald moved that the name of Mahoney be added as an author on H. F. No. 820.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Franson moved that the name of Johnson, C., be added as an author on H. F. No. 822.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Schomacker moved that the names of Theis and Runbeck be added as authors on H. F. No. 823.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moran moved that the names of Lee, Clark and Mahoney be added as authors on H. F. No. 824.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moran moved that the names of Dehn, R.; Clark and Omar be added as authors on H. F. No. 825.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hornstein moved that the name of West be added as an author on H. F. No. 830.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Loon moved that the name of Mahoney be added as an author on H. F. No. 831.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Mariani moved that the name of Mahoney be added as an author on H. F. No. 832.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lohmer moved that the name of Lucero be added as an author on H. F. No. 834.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Torkelson moved that the name of Johnson, C., be added as an author on H. F. No. 837.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Drazkowski moved that the name of Lucero be added as an author on H. F. No. 840.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Sandstede moved that the names of Schultz, Thissen, Nelson and Mahoney be added as authors on H. F. No. 841.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Mariani moved that the name of Clark be added as an author on H. F. No. 843.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Freiberg moved that the names of Carlson, L., and Flanagan be added as authors on H. F. No. 845.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Albright moved that the name of Liebling be added as an author on H. F. No. 846.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Halverson moved that the name of Thissen be added as an author on H. F. No. 848.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gunther moved that the name of Peterson be added as an author on H. F. No. 850.  The motion prevailed.

 

      McDonald moved that the name of Clark be added as an author on H. F. No. 851.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Quam moved that the name of Lillie be added as an author on H. F. No. 863.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hausman moved that the names of Carlson, L.; Youakim; Carlson, A.; Thissen and Schultz be added as authors on H. F. No. 864.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hansen moved that the names of Clark and Bly be added as authors on H. F. No. 867.  The motion prevailed.


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              Metsa moved that the names of Clark and Bly be added as authors on H. F. No. 869.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Murphy, E., moved that the name of Nelson be added as an author on H. F. No. 870.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Backer moved that the name of Clark be added as an author on H. F. No. 871.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hamilton moved that the names of Lohmer, Nelson, Bennett, Sauke, Lueck, Freiberg and Bly be added as authors on H. F. No. 873.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hamilton moved that the names of Nelson and Bly be added as authors on H. F. No. 874.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Daniels moved that the names of Carlson, L., and Clark be added as authors on H. F. No. 875.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kiel moved that the name of Lien be added as an author on H. F. No. 876.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Rosenthal moved that the names of Carlson, L.; Youakim; Thissen; Clark; Pierson and Bly be added as authors on H. F. No. 879.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Metsa moved that the name of Clark be added as an author on H. F. No. 885.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Murphy, E., moved that the name of Moran be added as an author on H. F. No. 887.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nornes moved that the name of Pelowski be added as an author on H. F. No. 889.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Swedzinski moved that H. F. No. 379 be recalled from the Committee on Education Innovation Policy and be re‑referred to the Committee on Education Finance.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Anderson, S., moved that H. F. No. 778 be recalled from the Committee on State Government Finance and be re‑referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

      Peppin moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 12:15 p.m., Monday, February 13, 2017.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Peppin moved that the House adjourn.  The motion prevailed, and the Speaker declared the House stands adjourned until 12:15 p.m., Monday, February 13, 2017.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives