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STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

NINETIETH SESSION - 2017

 

_____________________

 

THIRTY-FIRST DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Thursday, March 16, 2017

 

 

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

 

      Prayer was offered by the Reverend Nathan LaLiberte, Parish of St. Maximilian Kolbe, Delano, Minnesota.

 

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

 

      The roll was called and the following members were present:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Applebaum

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Bernardy

Bliss

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Christensen

Clark

Considine

Cornish

Davids

Dean, M.

Dehn, R.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Fischer

Flanagan

Franke

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

McDonald

Metsa

Miller

Moran

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nash

Nelson

Neu

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

Olson

O'Neill

Pelowski

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Pinto

Poston

Pryor

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Rosenthal

Runbeck

Sandstede

Sauke

Schomacker

Schultz

Scott

Slocum

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Thissen

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

Wagenius

Ward

West

Whelan

Wills

Youakim

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

      A quorum was present.

 

      Allen, Daniels, Davnie and Poppe were excused.

 

      Omar was excused until 3:55 p.m.  Mariani was excused until 4:00 p.m.  Franson was excused until 4:20 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

 

 

Anderson, P., from the Committee on Agriculture Policy to which was referred:

 

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

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, line 9, delete "180" and insert "365"

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 736, A bill for an act relating to employment; authorizing family and medical leave savings accounts; providing tax deductions for amounts deposited in family and medical leave savings accounts; exempting amounts deposited from state withholding taxes; providing a family and medical leave savings account tax credit; authorizing grants to small business development centers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.06, subdivision 2c; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.92, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 181; 290.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

      Pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03 and in accordance with Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 4, H. F. No. 1005 was re‑referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.


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

 

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.

 

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.

 

      Pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03 and in accordance with Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 4, H. F. No. 1037 was re‑referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

 

 

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

 

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.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, line 19, before "health" insert "licensed"

 

Page 3, line 6, delete "withdrawn" and insert "deactivated under the process"

 

Page 5, line 9, after the stricken "provide" insert "which shall be consistent with the provisions of this chapter and"

 

Page 13, line 15, reinstate the stricken language and delete the new language

 

Page 13, line 22, after the first "Association" insert "or class of business" and after the second "Association" insert "or class of business"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Anderson, P., from the Committee on Agriculture Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1120, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a shrimp production incentive program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41A.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 12, delete everything after the period


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Page 1, line 13, delete everything before "The"

 

Page 1, line 19, delete "2035" and insert "2030"

 

Page 2, after line 28, insert:

 

"Subd. 6.  Report.  By January 15 each year, the commissioner shall report on the program under this section to the legislative committees with jurisdiction over agricultural policy and finance.  The report shall include information on production and incentive expenditures under the program."

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 3, after the semicolon, insert "requiring reports;"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Anderson, P., from the Committee on Agriculture Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1121, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the definition of agricultural product; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 23.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Property Tax and Local Government Finance Division.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 1130, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing grant funds to Anoka County to recruit foster families; appropriating money.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 1132, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the community first services and supports program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.85, subdivisions 1, 2, 7.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

 

      The report was adopted.


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

 

H. F. No. 1204, A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; making housekeeping changes; modifying employment agents and construction codes and licensing; regulating combative sports; modifying OSHA regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 182.653, subdivision 9; 182.659, subdivision 8; 182.67, subdivision 1; 184.38, subdivision 17; 184.41; 326B.095; 326B.127, subdivision 5; 326B.133, subdivision 8; 326B.164, subdivisions 1, 3, 6, 7; 326B.439; 326B.46, subdivision 2; 326B.91, subdivisions 3, 6; 326B.92, subdivision 2; 326B.921, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 326B.922; 326B.925, subdivision 1; 341.25; 341.27; 341.321; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 326B.37, subdivision 15; Minnesota Rules, parts 5200.0780; 5226.0100; 5226.0200; 5226.0300.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be placed on the General Register.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 1345, A bill for an act relating to local government; eliminating the cap on spending for purchase of awards and trophies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 471.15.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, after line 21, insert:

 

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

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Cornish from the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1443, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating insurance fraud; modifying certain penalties and notices; defining a term; clarifying the authority of the Commerce Fraud Bureau to apply for or execute search warrants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.82, subdivision 17; 45.0135, subdivision 9; 60A.27, subdivision 1; 65B.84, by adding a subdivision; 626.05, subdivision 2.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be placed on the General Register.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 1453, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying income exclusions under the Minnesota family investment program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256J.21, subdivision 2.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:


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Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256J.45, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  General information.  The MFIP orientation must consist of a presentation that informs caregivers of:

 

(1) the necessity to obtain immediate employment;

 

(2) the work incentives under MFIP, including the availability of the federal earned income tax credit and the Minnesota working family tax credit;

 

(3) the requirement to comply with the employment plan and other requirements of the employment and training services component of MFIP, including a description of the range of work and training activities that are allowable under MFIP to meet the individual needs of participants;

 

(4) the consequences for failing to comply with the employment plan and other program requirements, and that the county agency may not impose a sanction when failure to comply is due to the unavailability of child care or other circumstances where the participant has good cause under subdivision 3;

 

(5) the rights, responsibilities, and obligations of participants;

 

(6) the types and locations of child care services available through the county agency;

 

(7) the availability and the benefits of the early childhood health and developmental screening under sections 121A.16 to 121A.19; 123B.02, subdivision 16; and 123B.10;

 

(8) the caregiver's eligibility for transition year child care assistance under section 119B.05;

 

(9) the availability of all health care programs, including transitional medical assistance;

 

(10) the caregiver's option to choose an employment and training provider and information about each provider, including but not limited to, services offered, program components, job placement rates, job placement wages, and job retention rates;

 

(11) the caregiver's option to request approval of an education and training plan according to section 256J.53;

 

(12) the work study programs available under the higher education system; and

 

(13) information about the 60-month time limit exemptions under the family violence waiver and referral information about shelters and programs for victims of family violence; and

 

(14) information about the income exclusions under section 256P.06, subdivision 2.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective July 1, 2018.

 

Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256P.06, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Exempted individuals.  (a) The following members of an assistance unit under chapters 119B and 256J are exempt from having their earned income count towards the income of an assistance unit:

 

(1) children under six years old;


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(2) caregivers under 20 years of age enrolled at least half-time in school; and

 

(3) minors enrolled in school full time.

 

(b) The following members of an assistance unit are exempt from having their earned and unearned income count toward the income of an assistance unit for 18 consecutive calendar months, beginning the month following the marriage date, for benefits under chapter 256J if the household income does not exceed 275 percent of the federal poverty guidelines:

 

(1) a new spouse to a caretaker in an existing assistance unit; and

 

(2) the spouse designated by a newly married couple, when both spouses were already members of an assistance unit under chapter 256J.

 

(c) If members of an assistance unit identified in paragraph (b) also receive assistance under section 119B.05, they are exempt from having their earned income count toward the income of the assistance unit if the household income prior to the exemption does not exceed 67 percent of the state median income for recipients under section 119B.05 for 39 consecutive biweekly periods beginning the second biweekly period after the marriage date.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective July 1, 2018."

 

Delete the title and insert:

 

"A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying Minnesota family investment program orientation information; modifying exempted individuals from economic assistance program income calculations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256J.45, subdivision 2; 256P.06, subdivision 2."

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 1539, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing deputy registrars to issue duplicate certificates of title for motor vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 168A.09, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 1558, A bill for an act relating to school district insurance; regulating coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 471.6161, subdivision 8; 471.617, subdivision 2.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that 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. 1640, A bill for an act relating to local government; amending provisions relating to police and firefighters' civil service commissions and employees of police and fire departments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 420.03; 420.04; 420.16.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, line 1, reinstate the stricken language

 

Page 2, line 2, reinstate the stricken "by appointment by the council within" and after the stricken "30" insert "90" and reinstate the stricken "days after the vacancy occurs."

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Anderson, P., from the Committee on Agriculture Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1655, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; creating an exemption for certain materials used in construction of certain aquaculture facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Cornish from the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1702, A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; informing children age ten and over of the right to counsel; requiring that waivers of counsel be in writing by the child; requiring notice to counsel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 260C.163, subdivisions 3, 10; 260C.607, subdivision 2.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be placed on the General Register.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 1712, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying the requirements for collaborative community dental hygiene services; establishing requirements for collaborative community dental assisting services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 150A.10, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision; 150A.105, subdivision 8.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:


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Page 3, line 22, delete everything after "the" and insert "dentist to whom the patient was referred until the dentist accepts the patient for follow-up services after"

 

Page 3, delete line 23

 

Page 4, line 15, delete "may" and insert "must"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Dean, M., from the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 2047, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to develop a comprehensive strategic plan to end HIV/AIDS.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be placed on the General Register.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Anderson, P., from the Committee on Agriculture Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 2049, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a farm-to-school program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 3, line 3, delete "a public school" and insert "an eligible recipient"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Nornes from the Committee on Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 2080, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for an education debt relief grant.

 

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

 

      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. 2115, A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing medical assistance hospital outcomes program and managed care organization outcomes program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services 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. 2183, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing a sales tax exemption for the sales tax paid during construction of an eligible wholesale electronic component distribution center; providing a forgivable loan for constructing an eligible wholesale electronic component distribution center; providing a grant from the business development public infrastructure program for the city of Thief River Falls; appropriating money.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, line 21, delete "116J.8371" and insert "116J.8731"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Nornes from the Committee on Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 2398, A bill for an act relating to autism services; appropriating money for grants to Minnesota Life College.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      H. F. Nos. 1046, 1204, 1345, 1443, 1640, 1702, 1712 and 2047 were read for the second time.


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INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      The following House Files were introduced:

 

 

Jurgens, Loon, Erickson, Poston, Peterson and Kresha introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2430, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring legislative approval of state plan under the Every Student Succeeds Act.

 

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

 

 

Cornish introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2431, A bill for an act relating to courts; updating outdated statutes pertaining to court reporters; modifying name of drug court to treatment court; authorizing direct appeals of referee orders and decrees in probate or civil commitment court proceedings to the Court of Appeals; clarifying statutes related to penalty of perjury for documents provided to the court; modifying service of harassment restraining orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 243.49; 299A.707, subdivision 2; 357.42; 358.116; 484.70, subdivision 7; 484.702, by adding a subdivision; 486.01; 486.02; 486.05, subdivision 1; 486.06; 609.48, by adding a subdivision; 609.748, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 484.72; 486.05, subdivision 1a; 525.112.

 

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

 

 

Johnson, C., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2432, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying water resources riparian protection requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103F.48, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Quam introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2433, A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire retirement plan; clarifying plan coverage for certain Hennepin Healthcare System supervisors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 353.64, subdivision 10.

 

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

 

 

Bennett and Poston introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2434, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing foundation and incentive revenue for school districts; 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 Finance.


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Lohmer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2435, A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting discrimination against a public employee for reporting certain information or refusing to perform certain actions; imposing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 181.932, subdivision 1; 181.935.

 

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

 

 

Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2436, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Glacial Lakes Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Fabian and Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2437, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for study on forest harvest levels; requiring a report.

 

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

 

 

Hornstein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2438, A bill for an act relating to  retirement; Minnesota State Retirement System; revising the treatment of certain former privatized hospital employees who return to public service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 352F.04, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Lueck, Sandstede, Metsa, Layman and Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2439, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for Natural Resources Research Institute at University of Minnesota Duluth.

 

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

 

 

Anselmo, Uglem and Smith introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2440, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing Rotary International special license plates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

 

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


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Ward introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2441, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Gateway Corridor Transitway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Ward introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2442, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for the Gateway Corridor Transitway.

 

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

 

 

Miller; Dean, M.; Lohmer; Backer and Whelan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2443, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Safe Harbor emergency shelter and housing capital projects; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Wills, Loon, Erickson, Slocum, Heintzeman, Theis and Whelan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2444, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing certain nonpublic students to enroll in postsecondary enrollment options in 10th grade; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.09, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Hilstrom and Slocum introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2445, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the statute of limitations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 628.26.

 

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

 

 

Newberger introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2446, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for Little Rock Lake-Sartell Pool drawdown project.

 

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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Petersburg introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2447, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for appeal process for denial or revocation of driveway permit by commissioner of transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 160.18, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Pierson and Schultz introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2448, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for a grant to the Council on Minnesotans of African Heritage.

 

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

 

 

MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

 

 

      The following messages were received from the Senate:

 

 

Mr. Speaker:

 

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

 

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.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

Mr. Speaker:

 

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

 

S. F. Nos. 151 and 662.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

FIRST READING OF SENATE BILLS

 

 

S. F. No. 151, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying vehicle forfeiture provisions to include more than one owner of a vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169A.63, subdivision 7.

 

The bill was read for the first time. 

 

O'Neill moved that S. F. No. 151 and H. F. No. 389, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison.  The motion prevailed.


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S. F. No. 662, A bill for an act relating to health; creating an exemption from the practice of dentistry for certain dental students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 150A.05, subdivision 2.

 

The bill was read for the first time. 

 

Loonan moved that S. F. No. 662 and H. F. No. 397, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

CALENDAR FOR THE DAY

 

 

      H. F. No. 1478, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying unrequested leave of absence provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 122A.40, subdivision 10; 122A.41, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 122A.40, subdivision 11; 122A.41, subdivision 14.

 

 

      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 71 yeas and 59 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

Bennett

Christensen

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hoppe

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

McDonald

Miller

Nash

Neu

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poston

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Runbeck

Schomacker

Scott

Smith

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Vogel

West

Whelan

Wills

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Applebaum

Becker-Finn

Bernardy

Bliss

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Considine

Cornish

Davids

Dehn, R.

Ecklund

Fischer

Flanagan

Franke

Freiberg

Halverson

Hansen

Hausman

Hilstrom

Hornstein

Hortman

Johnson, C.

Johnson, S.

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Lien

Lillie

Loeffler

Mahoney

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Maye Quade

Metsa

Moran

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nelson

Olson

Omar

Pelowski

Pinto

Pryor

Rosenthal

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Slocum

Sundin

Thissen

Urdahl

Wagenius

Ward

Youakim


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.


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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

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

 

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

 

      Schultz moved that the name of Johnson, C., be added as an author on H. F. No. 246.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Fischer moved that the name of West be added as an author on H. F. No. 477.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Hoppe moved that the name of Albright be added as an author on H. F. No. 739.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kresha moved that the name of Murphy, E., be added as an author on H. F. No. 815.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Pinto moved that the name of Youakim be added as an author on H. F. No. 856.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Theis moved that the names of West, Uglem and Dehn, R., be added as authors on H. F. No. 978.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Runbeck moved that the names of Dettmer and Pugh be added as authors on H. F. No. 1160.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Peterson moved that the names of Ward and Wills be added as authors on H. F. No. 1182.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Loon moved that the name of Anselmo be added as an author on H. F. No. 1255.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Poston moved that the name of Nornes be added as an author on H. F. No. 1270.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Poston moved that the name of Nornes be added as an author on H. F. No. 1276.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pierson moved that the name of Nornes be added as an author on H. F. No. 1340.  The motion prevailed.

 

      McDonald moved that the name of Nash be added as an author on H. F. No. 1381.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Baker moved that the name of Flanagan be added as an author on H. F. No. 1404.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Flanagan moved that the name of West be added as an author on H. F. No. 1407.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hamilton moved that the name of Omar be added as an author on H. F. No. 1453.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Zerwas moved that the name of Howe be added as an author on H. F. No. 1670.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kresha moved that the name of Ward be added as an author on H. F. No. 1702.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Considine moved that the names of Ward, Masin and Kunesh-Podein be added as authors on H. F. No. 1776.  The motion prevailed.


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           Anselmo moved that the name of Allen be added as an author on H. F. No. 1861.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Theis moved that the name of Ward be added as an author on H. F. No. 1932.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Howe moved that the name of Lillie be added as an author on H. F. No. 1959.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Franke moved that the name of Allen be added as an author on H. F. No. 2047.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Urdahl moved that the name of Lee be added as an author on H. F. No. 2077.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hornstein moved that the name of Lillie be added as an author on H. F. No. 2082.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Urdahl moved that the name of Lohmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 2119.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Cornish moved that the name of Lohmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 2121.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hamilton moved that the name of Thissen be added as an author on H. F. No. 2167.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Urdahl moved that the name of Bliss be added as an author on H. F. No. 2180.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Theis moved that the name of Anderson, P., be added as an author on H. F. No. 2299.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Rosenthal moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 2339.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lillie moved that the name of Thissen be added as an author on H. F. No. 2420.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Flanagan moved that the names of Lee and Omar be added as authors on H. F. No. 2423.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Whelan moved that the name of Pugh be added as an author on H. F. No. 2426.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Zerwas moved that H. F. No. 1660 be recalled from the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform and be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Drazkowski moved that H. F. No. 2131 be recalled from the Committee on State Government Finance and be re‑referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Anselmo moved that H. F. No. 2150 be recalled from the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform and be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

      Peppin moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 3:30 p.m., Monday, March 20, 2017.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Peppin moved that the House adjourn.  The motion prevailed, and the Speaker declared the House stands adjourned until 3:30 p.m., Monday, March 20, 2017.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives

 


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