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STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

NINETIETH SESSION - 2018

 

_____________________

 

SEVENTY-THIRD DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Wednesday, March 21, 2018

 

 

      The House of Representatives convened at 12:00 noon and was called to order by Kurt Daudt, Speaker of the House.

 

      Prayer was offered by Imam Asad Zaman, Executive Director, Muslim American Society of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.

 

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

 

      The roll was called and the following members were present:

 


Albright

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

Daniels

Davids

Davnie

Dean, M.

Dehn, R.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Fischer

Flanagan

Franke

Franson

Freiberg

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Halverson

Hamilton

Hansen

Hausman

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hilstrom

Hoppe

Hornstein

Hortman

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Johnson, C.

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

Munson

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nash

Nelson

Neu

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

Olson

Omar

O'Neill

Pelowski

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Pinto

Poppe

Poston

Pryor

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Rosenthal

Runbeck

Sandstede

Sauke

Schomacker

Schultz

Scott

Slocum

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

Wagenius

Ward

West

Whelan

Wills

Youakim

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

      A quorum was present.

 

      Johnson, S.; Mariani; Moran and Thissen were excused.

 

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


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REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES AND DIVISIONS

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 822, A bill for an act relating to health licensing; modifying the Minnesota Athletic Trainers Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 148.7802, subdivision 6, by adding subdivisions; 148.7803, subdivision 1; 148.7804; 148.7805, subdivisions 1, 3; 148.7806; 148.7808, subdivisions 1, 3; 148.7809; 148.7810; 148.7815; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 148.7802, subdivisions 4, 5; 148.7808, subdivisions 4, 5.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7802, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Approved continuing education program.  "Approved continuing education program" means a continuing education program that meets the continuing education maintenance of competence requirements in section 148.7812 and is approved by the board.

 

Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7802, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3.  Approved education program.  "Approved education program" means a university, college, or other postsecondary an education program of athletic training offered by an accredited university, college, or other postsecondary institution that, at the time the student completes the program, is approved or accredited by a nationally recognized accreditation agency for athletic training education programs approved by the board. the student is eligible to attain national certification as an athletic trainer from the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer or its recognized successor.

 

Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7802, subdivision 6, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 6.  Athletic trainer.  "Athletic trainer" means a person who engages in athletic training under section 148.7806 and is registered licensed under section 148.7808.

 

Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7802, subdivision 9, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 9.  Credentialing examination.  "Credentialing examination" means an examination administered by the Board of Certification, for the Athletic Trainer or the board's its recognized successor, for credentialing as an athletic trainer, or an examination for credentialing offered by a national testing service that is approved by the board.

 

Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7803, is amended to read:

 

148.7803 DESIGNATION OF ATHLETIC TRAINER PROHIBITED PRACTICE OR USE OF TITLES; PENALTY.

 

Subdivision 1.  Designation.  (a) A person shall not use in connection with the person's name or in any form of advertising, professional literature, or billing that relates to the person's occupation or profession as an athletic trainer, the words or letters registered athletic trainer; licensed athletic trainer; Minnesota registered athletic trainer; athletic trainer; AT; LAT; ATR; or any words, letters, abbreviations, or insignia indicating or implying that the


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person is an athletic trainer, without a certificate of registration being licensed as an athletic trainer issued under sections 148.7808 to 148.7810 148.7801 to 148.7815.  A student attending a college or university athletic training program must be identified as an "athletic training student."

 

(b) Any person who is exempt from licensure under subdivision 3 must not use any of the titles identified in paragraph (a), or any description stating or implying that they are engaged in the practice of athletic training or that they are licensed to engage in the practice of athletic training.

 

Subd. 2.  Penalty.  A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to section 214.11.

 

Subd. 3.  License required.  No person shall engage in athletic training without first being licensed under sections 148.7801 to 148.7815.  A person engages in athletic training if the person performs or offers to perform athletic training as defined in section 148.7806.

 

Subd. 4.  Exceptions.  (a) Nothing in sections 148.7801 to 148.7815 shall be construed to prohibit the practice of any profession or occupation licensed or registered by the state or to perform any act that falls within the scope of practice of the licensed or registered profession or occupation.

 

(b) Nothing in sections 148.7801 to 148.7815 shall be construed to require an athletic trainer license for:

 

(1) a student engaged in athletic training as part of an accredited athletic training program if the student is under the direct supervision of a licensed athletic trainer and is identified as an "athletic training student;" or

 

(2) an athletic trainer as a member of the United States armed forces while performing duties incident to duty.

 

Sec. 6.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7804, is amended to read:

 

148.7804 POWERS OF THE BOARD.

 

The board, acting under the advice of the Athletic Trainers Advisory Council, shall issue all registrations licenses and shall exercise the following powers and duties:

 

(1) adopt rules necessary to implement sections 148.7801 to 148.7815;

 

(2) prescribe registration license application forms, certificate of registration license forms, protocol forms, and other necessary forms;

 

(3) approve a registration licensure examination;

 

(4) keep a complete record of registered licensed athletic trainers, prepare a current official listing of the names and addresses of registered licensed athletic trainers, and make a copy of the list available to any person requesting it upon payment of a copying fee established by the board;

 

(5) keep a permanent record of all its proceedings; and

 

(6) establish the duties of, and employ, clerical personnel.

 

Sec. 7.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7805, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Membership.  The Athletic Trainers Advisory Council is created and is composed of eight members appointed by the board.  The advisory council consists of:


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(1) two public members as defined in section 214.02;

 

(2) three members who are registered licensed athletic trainers, one being both a licensed physical therapist and registered licensed athletic trainer as submitted by the Minnesota American Physical Therapy Association;

 

(3) two members who are medical physicians licensed by the state and have experience with athletic training and sports medicine; and

 

(4) one member who is a doctor of chiropractic licensed by the state and has experience with athletic training and sports injuries.

 

Sec. 8.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7805, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3.  Duties.  The advisory council shall:

 

(1) advise the board regarding standards for athletic trainers;

 

(2) distribute information regarding athletic trainer standards;

 

(3) advise the board on enforcement of sections 148.7801 to 148.7815;

 

(4) review registration license applications and registration license renewal applications and make recommendations to the board;

 

(5) review complaints in accordance with sections 214.10 and 214.13, subdivision 6;

 

(6) review investigation reports of complaints and recommend to the board whether disciplinary action should be taken;

 

(7) advise the board regarding evaluation and treatment protocols;

 

(8) advise the board regarding approval of continuing education programs; and

 

(9) perform other duties authorized for advisory councils under chapter 214, as directed by the board.

 

Sec. 9.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7806, is amended to read:

 

148.7806 ATHLETIC TRAINING.

 

Athletic training by a registered licensed athletic trainer under section 148.7808 includes the activities described in paragraphs (a) to (e).

 

(a) An athletic trainer shall:

 

(1) prevent, recognize, and evaluate athletic injuries;

 

(2) give emergency care and first aid;

 

(3) manage and treat athletic injuries; and

 

(4) rehabilitate and physically recondition athletic injuries.


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The athletic trainer may use modalities such as cold, heat, light, sound, electricity, exercise, and mechanical devices for treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries to athletes in the primary employment site.

 

(b) The primary physician shall establish evaluation and treatment protocols to be used by the athletic trainer.  The primary physician shall record the protocols on a form prescribed by the board.  The protocol form must be updated yearly at the athletic trainer's registration license renewal time and kept on file by the athletic trainer.

 

(c) At the primary employment site, except in a corporate setting, an athletic trainer may evaluate and treat an athlete for an athletic injury not previously diagnosed for not more than 30 days, or a period of time as designated by the primary physician on the protocol form, from the date of the initial evaluation and treatment.  Preventative care after resolution of the injury is not considered treatment.  This paragraph does not apply to a person who is referred for treatment by a person licensed in this state to practice medicine as defined in section 147.081, to practice chiropractic as defined in section 148.01, to practice podiatry as defined in section 153.01, or to practice dentistry as defined in section 150A.05 and whose license is in good standing.

 

(d) An athletic trainer may:

 

(1) organize and administer an athletic training program including, but not limited to, educating and counseling athletes;

 

(2) monitor the signs, symptoms, general behavior, and general physical response of an athlete to treatment and rehabilitation including, but not limited to, whether the signs, symptoms, reactions, behavior, or general response show abnormal characteristics; and

 

(3) make suggestions to the primary physician or other treating provider for a modification in the treatment and rehabilitation of an injured athlete based on the indicators in clause (2).

 

(e) In a clinical, corporate, and physical therapy setting, when the service provided is, or is represented as being, physical therapy, an athletic trainer may work only under the direct supervision of a physical therapist as defined in section 148.65.

 

Sec. 10.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7808, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Registration Licensure.  The board may issue a certificate of registration as an athletic trainer license to applicants who meet the requirements under this section.  An applicant for registration licensure as an athletic trainer shall:

 

(1) pay a fee under section 148.7815 and;

 

(2) file a written application on a form, provided by the board, that includes:

 

(1) (i) the applicant's name, Social Security number, home address and telephone number, business address and telephone number, and business setting;

 

(2) (ii) evidence satisfactory to the board of the successful completion of an education program approved by the board current national credentialing as a certified athletic trainer by the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer or its recognized successor;

 

(3) (iii) educational background;

 

(4) proof of a baccalaureate or master's degree from an accredited college or university;


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(5) credentials held in other jurisdictions;

 

(iv) credentials held in this state or in other jurisdictions;

 

(6) (v) a description of any other jurisdiction's refusal to credential the applicant;

 

(7) (vi) a description of all professional disciplinary actions initiated against the applicant in any other jurisdiction;

 

(8) (vii) any history of drug or alcohol abuse, and any misdemeanor or felony conviction;

 

(9) evidence satisfactory to the board of a qualifying score on a credentialing examination;

 

(10) (viii) additional information as requested by the board;

 

(11) (ix) the applicant's signature on a statement that the information in the application is true and correct to the best of the applicant's knowledge and belief; and

 

(12) (x) the applicant's signature on a waiver authorizing the board to obtain access to the applicant's records in this state or any other state in which the applicant has completed an education program approved by the board or, engaged in the practice of athletic training., or held other professional credentials;

 

(3) if the applicant holds or has held a credential as an athletic trainer in another jurisdiction, provide verification from the credentialing body in each jurisdiction that the applicant holds or has held a credential for the practice of athletic training; and

 

(4) if the applicant holds or has held a credential as another health professional in this state or another jurisdiction, provide verification from the credentialing body for that profession that the applicant holds or has held a credential for the practice of that profession.

 

Sec. 11.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7809, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Requirements for registration license renewal.  A registered athletic trainer shall apply to the board for a one-year extension of registration by paying a fee under section 148.7815 and filing An athletic trainer license issued under section 148.7808 expires annually.  To renew a license, an athletic trainer shall pay a fee as required by section 148.7815 and complete a renewal application on a form provided by the board that includes:

 

(1) the athletic trainer's name, Minnesota athletic trainer registration license number, home address and telephone number, business address and telephone number, and business setting;

 

(2) work history for the past year, including the average number of hours worked per week;

 

(3) a report of any change in status since initial registration licensure or previous registration license renewal;

 

(4) evidence satisfactory to the board of having met the continuing education requirements of section 148.7812;

 

(5) the athletic trainer's signature on a statement that a current copy of the protocol form is on file at the athletic trainer's primary employment site; and

 

(6) additional information as requested by the board any history of drug or alcohol abuse, and any misdemeanor or felony conviction; and

 

(7) any disciplinary action on any credential held in this state or in another jurisdiction.


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Sec. 12.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7809, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Registration License renewal notice.  Before June 1 of each year, The board shall annually send out a renewal notice to an athletic trainer's last known address on file with the board.  The notice shall include an application for registration license renewal and notice of the fees required for renewal.  An athletic trainer who does not receive a renewal notice must still meet the requirements for registration license renewal under this section.

 

Sec. 13.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7809, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 4.  Lapse of registration status Licensure following lapse of licensed status for two years or less.  (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), In order to regain licensed status, an athletic trainer whose registration license has lapsed for two years or less must:

 

(1) apply for registration license renewal under this section subdivision 1; and

 

(2) submit evidence satisfactory to the board from a licensed medical physician verifying employment in athletic training for eight weeks every three years during the time of the lapse in registration.

 

(2) document compliance with the continuing education requirements in section 148.7812 since the athletic trainer's initial licensure or last renewal; and

 

(3) submit the fees required by section 148.7815 for the period the athletic trainer was not licensed, including the fee for late renewal.

 

(b) The board shall not renew, reissue, reinstate, or restore a registration license that has lapsed after June 30, 1999, and has not been renewed within two annual renewal cycles starting July 1, 2001.  An athletic trainer whose registration license is canceled for nonrenewal must obtain a new registration license by applying for registration licensure and fulfilling all requirements then in existence for an initial registration license.

 

Sec. 14.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7810, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Verification of application information.  The board or advisory council, with the approval of the board, may verify information provided by an applicant for registration licensure under section 148.7808 and registration license renewal under section 148.7809 to determine whether the information is accurate and complete.

 

Sec. 15.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7810, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3.  Request for hearing by applicant denied registration licensure.  An applicant denied registration licensure shall be notified of the determination, and the grounds for it, and may request a hearing on the determination under Minnesota Rules, part 5615.0300, by filing a written statement of issues with the board within 20 days after receipt of the notice from the board.  After the hearing, the board shall notify the applicant in writing of its decision.

 

Sec. 16.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7811, is amended to read:

 

148.7811 CHANGE OF ADDRESS.

 

A registered licensed athletic trainer must notify the board, in writing, within 30 days of a change of address.


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Sec. 17.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7812, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Number of contact hours required Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer requirements.  An athletic trainer shall complete during every three-year period at least the equivalent of 60 contact hours of continuing professional postdegree education in programs approved by the board. meet the professional development requirements of the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer in order to maintain Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer certification.  These requirements may be met through a board-approved continuing education program.

 

Sec. 18.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7812, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Approved programs.  The board shall approve a continuing education program that has been approved for continuing education credit maintenance of competence by the Board of Certification, for the Athletic Trainer or the board's its recognized successor.

 

Sec. 19.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7812, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 4.  Verification of continuing education credits requirements.  The board shall periodically select a random sample of athletic trainers and require the athletic trainers to show evidence to the board of having completed the continuing education requirements attested to by the athletic trainer.  Either the athletic trainer or state or national organizations that maintain continuing education records may provide to the board documentation of attendance at a continuing education program.

 

Sec. 20.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7813, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 5.  Discipline; reporting.  For the purposes of this chapter, registered licensed athletic trainers and applicants are subject to sections 147.091 to 147.162.

 

Sec. 21.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 148.7815, is amended to read:

 

148.7815 FEES.

 

Subdivision 1.  Fees.  The board shall establish fees as follows:

 

(1) application fee, $50; and

 

(2) annual registration license fee, $100;.

 

(3) temporary registration, $100; and

 

(4) temporary permit, $50.

 

Subd. 2.  Proration of fees.  The board may prorate the initial annual fee for registration licensure under section 148.7808.  Athletic trainers registered licensed under section 148.7808 are required to pay the full fee upon registration license renewal.

 

Subd. 3.  Penalty for a late application for registration license renewal.  The penalty for late submission of a registration license renewal application under section 148.7809 is $15.

 

Subd. 4.  Nonrefundable fees.  The fees in this section are nonrefundable.


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Sec. 22.  REVISOR'S INSTRUCTION.

 

In Minnesota Statutes and Minnesota Rules, the revisor of statutes shall change the term "register" or "registration" to "license" or "licensure" or similar terms wherever they appear in Minnesota Statutes and Minnesota Rules when referring to athletic trainers.

 

Sec. 23.  REPEALER.

 

Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 148.7808, subdivisions 3, 4, and 5; and 148.7812, subdivisions 3 and 5, are repealed.

 

Sec. 24.  EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Sections 1 to 23 are effective July 1, 2018.  Athletic trainers' registrations shall be converted to licenses at the next renewal.  For purposes of interpreting sections 1 to 23 after July 1, 2018, but before a registration is converted to a license, a registration is equivalent to a license."

 

Delete the title and insert:

 

"A bill for an act relating to health licensing; modifying the Minnesota Athletic Trainers Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 148.7802, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 9; 148.7803; 148.7804; 148.7805, subdivisions 1, 3; 148.7806; 148.7808, subdivision 1; 148.7809, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 148.7810, subdivisions 1, 3; 148.7811; 148.7812, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 148.7813, subdivision 5; 148.7815; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 148.7808, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 148.7812, subdivisions 3, 5."

 

 

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.

 

 

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

 

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.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144E.16, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 9.  Rules authorizing patient-assisted medication administration.  (a) The board shall adopt rules authorizing EMTs, AEMTs, and paramedics certified under section 144E.28 to assist a patient, in emergency situations, with administering prescription medications that are:

 

(1) carried by a patient;


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(2) intended to treat adrenal insufficiency; and

 

(3) administered via routes of delivery that are within the scope of training for the EMT, AEMT, or paramedic.

 

(b) EMTs, AEMTs, and paramedics assisting a patient with medication administration according to the rules adopted under this subdivision may do so only under the authority of guidelines approved by the ambulance service medical director or under direct medical control.

 

Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144E.16, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 10.  Rules establishing standards for care coordination.  The board shall adopt rules to:

 

(1) establish standards for ambulance services to communicate with a patient in the service area of the ambulance service, and with the patient's caregivers, concerning the patient's health condition, the likelihood that the patient will need emergency medical services, and how to collaboratively develop emergency medical services care plans to meet the patient's needs; and

 

(2) establish standards for ambulance service medical directors to participate in care coordination for a patient in the service area of the ambulance service.  Care coordination may include developing potential treatment plans, determining the optimal prehospital approach and treatment for the patient, and establishing alternative approaches and treatment."

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

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.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 149A.40, subdivision 11, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 11.  Continuing education.  The commissioner shall require 15 continuing education hours for renewal of a license to practice mortuary science.  Nine of the hours must be in the following areas:  body preparation, care, or handling, and cremation, 3 CE hours; professional practices, 3 CE hours; and regulation and ethics, 3 CE hours.  Continuing education hours shall be reported to the commissioner every other year based on the licensee's license number.  Licensees whose license ends in an odd number must report CE hours at renewal time every odd year.  If a licensee's license ends in an even number, the licensee must report the licensee's CE hours at renewal time every even year.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective January 1, 2019, and applies to mortuary science license renewals on or after that date.


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Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 149A.95, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3.  Unlicensed personnel.  (a) A licensed crematory may employ unlicensed personnel, provided that all applicable provisions of this chapter are followed.  It is the duty of the licensed crematory to provide proper training for to all unlicensed personnel and ensure that unlicensed personnel performing cremations are in compliance with the requirements in paragraph (b).  The licensed crematory shall be strictly accountable for compliance with this chapter and other applicable state and federal regulations regarding occupational and workplace health and safety.

 

(b) Unlicensed personnel performing cremations at a licensed crematory must:

 

(1) complete a certified crematory operator course that is approved by the commissioner and that covers at least the following subjects:

 

(i) cremation and incinerator terminology;

 

(ii) combustion principles;

 

(iii) maintenance of and troubleshooting for cremation devices;

 

(iv) how to operate cremation devices;

 

(v) identification, the use of proper forms, and the record-keeping process for documenting chain of custody of human remains;

 

(vi) guidelines for recycling, including but not limited to compliance, disclosure, recycling procedures, and compensation;

 

(vii) legal and regulatory requirements regarding environmental issues, including specific environmental regulations with which compliance is required; and

 

(viii) cremation ethics;

 

(2) obtain a crematory operator certification;

 

(3) publicly post the crematory operator certification at the licensed crematory where the unlicensed personnel performs cremations; and

 

(4) maintain crematory operator certification through:

 

(i) recertification, if such recertification is required by the program through which the unlicensed personnel is certified; or

 

(ii) if recertification is not required by the program, completion of at least seven hours of continuing education credits in crematory operation every five years.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective January 1, 2019, and applies to unlicensed personnel performing cremations on or after that date."


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Delete the title and insert:

 

"A bill for an act relating to health; modifying continuing education requirements for persons licensed to practice mortuary science; requiring certification of certain unlicensed personnel who perform cremations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 149A.40, subdivision 11; 149A.95, subdivision 3."

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 1440, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Opioid Addiction Prevention and Treatment Advisory Council; establishing a special revenue fund for opioid addiction prevention and treatment; appropriating money; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 5, line 24, after the period, insert "The integration of access to the prescription monitoring database with electronic health records shall not modify any requirements or procedures in Minnesota Statutes, section 152.126, regarding the information that must be reported to the database, who can access the database and for what purpose, and the data classification of information in the database, and shall not require a prescriber to access the database prior to issuing a prescription for a controlled substance."

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 1974, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring parity between mental health benefits and other medical benefits; defining mental health and substance use disorder; requiring health plan transparency; requiring accountability from the commissioners of health and commerce; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62Q.01, by adding subdivisions; 62Q.47.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER WORK GROUP.

 

Subdivision 1.  Work group created.  (a) The commissioners of health and commerce shall convene a 13‑member work group to make recommendations and report on the most effective approach to determine and demonstrate mental health and substance use disorder parity, in accordance with state and federal law for individual and group health plans offered in Minnesota.  The work group shall include the following:


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(1) two members representing health plan companies that offer health plans in the individual market;

 

(2) two members representing health plan companies that offer health plans in the group markets;

 

(3) the commissioner of health;

 

(4) the commissioner of commerce;

 

(5) the commissioner of management and budget;

 

(6) two members representing employers;

 

(7) two members who are providers representing the mental health and substance use disorder community; and

 

(8) two members who are advocates representing the mental health and substance use disorder community.

 

(b) Members of the work group must have expertise in standards for evidence-based care, benefit design, or development or knowledge relating to the analysis of the mental health and substance use disorder parity under federal and state law, including nonquantitative treatment limitations.  The final report must include recommendations for the most effective approach to both demonstrate parity for regulatory purposes and communicate parity determinations publicly in a manner that is meaningful to consumers.

 

(c) The final report must be written in nontechnical, readily understandable language and be made available to the public by, among such other means as the work group finds appropriate, posting the report on the Department of Health and Department of Commerce Web sites.

 

(d) In developing its report and recommendations, the work group may consult with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners for the latest developments on evaluation of mental health and substance use disorder parity.

 

(e) The report must include the following:

 

(1) a summary of completed state enforcement actions relating to individual and group health plans offered in Minnesota during the preceding 12-month period regarding compliance with parity in mental health and substance use disorders benefits in accordance with state and federal law, and a summary of the results of completed state enforcement actions.  Data that is protected under state or federal law as nonpublic, private, or confidential shall remain nonpublic, private, or confidential.  This summary must include:

 

(i) the number of formal enforcement actions taken;

 

(ii) the benefit classifications examined in each enforcement action; and

 

(iii) the subject matter of each enforcement action, including quantitative and nonquantitative treatment limitations;

 

(2) detailed information about any regulatory actions the commissioners of health or commerce have taken as a result of a completed state enforcement action pertaining to health plan compliance with sections 62Q.47 and 62Q.53 and United States Code, title 42, section 18031(j); and

 

(3) a description of the work group's recommendations on educating the public about alcoholism, mental health, or chemical dependency parity protections under state and federal law.


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Subd. 2.  Report.  By February 15, 2019, the commissioners of health and commerce shall jointly report the recommendations of the work group to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over health care policy and finance.

 

Subd. 3.  First meeting.  The commissioner of commerce shall convene the first meeting of the work group on or before August 1, 2018."

 

Delete the title and insert:

 

"A bill for an act relating to insurance; establishing a mental health and substance use disorder work group; requiring a report."

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 2725, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the development of a new county-based eligibility determination system for medical assistance and MinnesotaCare; requiring the commissioner of revenue to seek a waiver to determine eligibility for premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions and assess eligibility for medical assistance and MinnesotaCare; providing legislative oversight of certain expenditures from the state systems account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62K.02, subdivision 1; 256.014, subdivision 2; 256L.02, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 256; 270C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.7191, subdivision 14a; 13D.08, subdivision 5a; 62A.011, subdivision 6; 62K.03, subdivision 9; 62V.01; 62V.02; 62V.03; 62V.04; 62V.05; 62V.051; 62V.055; 62V.06; 62V.07; 62V.08; 62V.09; 62V.10; 62V.11, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 256L.01, subdivision 6; Minnesota Rules, parts 7700.0010; 7700.0020; 7700.0030; 7700.0040; 7700.0050; 7700.0060; 7700.0070; 7700.0080; 7700.0090; 7700.0100; 7700.0101; 7700.0105.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Gunther from the Committee on Legacy Funding Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 2789, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from outdoor heritage fund; requiring notice to local government before acquiring land in fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97A.056, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

H. F. No. 2809, A bill for an act relating to state government; amending provisions related to emergency operations and the continuity of government; requiring the adoption of emergency operations and continuity of government plans by the legislative branch, judicial branch, and state constitutional officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 1.26, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 3.303, by adding a subdivision; 12.09, subdivision 2; 12.21, subdivision 3; 480.15, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3.93; 3.94; 3.95; 3.96.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, line 10, after "emergency" insert "or local emergency"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 2920, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the construction project rate for certain nursing facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 2953, A bill for an act relating to open government; transferring certain responsibilities under chapter 13 from the commissioner of administration to the Office of Administrative Hearings; amending the administrative remedy under chapter 13; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.02, by adding a subdivision; 13.08, subdivision 4; 13.085, subdivisions 2, 5, 6, by adding a subdivision; 13.685; 13D.06, subdivision 4; 14.54; Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, sections 9, subdivisions 1, 3; 11, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.072, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 13.085, subdivision 7.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, after line 15, insert:

 

"Sec. 2.  [13.071] DATA PRACTICES COORDINATOR.

 

Subdivision 1.  Appointment.  The chief administrative law judge shall appoint a data practices coordinator in the unclassified service within the Office of Administrative Hearings.

 

Subd. 2.  Qualifications.  The coordinator must be knowledgeable about the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, the Minnesota Open Meeting Law, and federal laws and regulations regarding data privacy.  The coordinator must have experience in dealing with both private enterprise and governmental entities, interpreting laws and regulations, record keeping, report writing, public speaking, and management.


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Subd. 3.  Duties.  The coordinator shall:

 

(1) advise and serve as a technical resource for government entities on questions related to public access to government data, rights of subjects of data, classification of data, or applicable duties under chapter 13D;

 

(2) advise persons regarding their rights under this chapter or chapter 13D;

 

(3) administer the public information policy training program under section 13.073; and

 

(4) perform other duties as directed by the chief administrative law judge.

 

Subd. 4.  Effect of coordinator advice.  The advice of the coordinator is not binding on a government entity or members of a body subject to chapter 13D, does not constitute legal advice, and has no effect on liability, fines, or fee awards arising from a violation of this chapter or chapter 13D.  This section does not preclude a person from bringing any other action under this chapter or other law in addition to or instead of requesting advice from the coordinator.

 

Subd. 5.  Data submitted to coordinator.  A government entity may submit not public data to the coordinator for the purpose of requesting advice.  Government data submitted to the coordinator by a government entity or copies of government data submitted by other persons have the same classification as the data have when held by the government entity."

 

Page 11, line 20, delete "12" and insert "16"

 

Renumber the sections in sequence

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 3, after the semicolon, insert "establishing a data practices coordinator position;"

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 2962, A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing pharmacists to prescribe tobacco and nicotine cessation products, opiate antagonists, and travel medications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 151.01, subdivisions 23, 27, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 18, delete "and nicotine cessation products" and insert "cessation medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) but excluding bupropion"

 

Page 1, line 19, delete "152.216" and insert "151.216"


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Page 3, line 24, strike the second "and"

 

Page 3, line 31, delete "and nicotine cessation products" and insert "cessation medications approved by the FDA but excluding bupropion"

 

Page 3, line 32, delete "152.216" and insert "151.216"

 

Page 4, line 7, delete "Tobacco and nicotine cessation products" and insert "Tobacco cessation medications"

 

Page 4, line 8, delete "and nicotine"

 

Page 4, line 9, delete "products" and insert "medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) but excluding bupropion"

 

Page 4, line 28, delete "and nicotine cessation products" and insert "cessation medications approved by the FDA but excluding bupropion"

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 2, delete "and nicotine"

 

Page 1, line 3, delete "products" and insert "medications"

 

 

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.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 2995, A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing some transfers of wine between commonly owned liquor stores; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.412, by adding a subdivision.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 9, delete "a" and insert "an off-sale"

 

 

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

 

      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. 3001, A bill for an act relating to local government; including service cooperatives in the definition of governmental units for purposes of joint powers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 471.59, 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.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3017, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing procedure for handling sexual assault examination kits; providing notice to victims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.6586, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 299C; 611A.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, line 32, before the second period, insert ", by telephone, or by electronic communication"

 

Page 3, line 6, delete everything after the period

 

Page 3, line 7, delete everything before "Restricted"

 

Page 3, delete subdivision 4

 

Page 3, line 14, delete "5" and insert "4"

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended 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. 3032, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating transportation network companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.712, by adding a subdivision; 221.012, subdivision 38; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 4, line 8, delete "and"

 

Page 4, line 9, delete "; and" and insert ", and (iii) the Web site maintained by the commissioner of corrections under section 244.052, subdivision 4b; and"


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Page 5, line 3, after "site" insert ", or the Web site maintained by the commissioner of corrections under section 244.052, subdivision 4b"

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Johnson, B., from the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 3076, A bill for an act relating to local government; amending the St. Louis County Civil Service Commission; making technical changes; removing obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 383C.031; 383C.032; 383C.033; 383C.034; 383C.035; 383C.037; 383C.038; 383C.039; 383C.04; 383C.041; 383C.042; 383C.043; 383C.044; 383C.045; 383C.046; 383C.048; 383C.05; 383C.051; 383C.055; 383C.056; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 383C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 383C.036; 383C.047; 383C.049; 383C.052; 383C.053; 383C.059.

 

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. 3077, A bill for an act relating to port authorities; modifying membership of the Seaway Port Authority of Duluth; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 469.050, subdivision 2.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 469.050, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Duluth.  The Seaway Port Authority of Duluth consists of seven commissioners:  three appointed by the Duluth city council; two by the St. Louis County board, at least one of whom is a St. Louis County board member representing an area that includes, as of 2015, an active mine or active mining area; and two by the governor.

 

A member of the St. Louis County delegation of the state house of representatives appointed by that delegation, and a member of the St. Louis County delegation of the state senate appointed by that delegation are advisory members of the authority.


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EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective the day after the Duluth Seaway Port Authority board and the St. Louis County board and their chief clerical officers timely comply with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021, subdivisions 2 and 3, and applies to the appointment made by the St. Louis County board for the port authority commissioner whose term begins January 1, 2022, or to fill a vacancy in one of the positions appointed by the St. Louis County board, if the vacancy occurs before January 1, 2022."

 

 

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. 3121, A bill for an act relating to food safety; expanding cottage foods license exemption to include limited liability companies; eliminating gross sales limit; requiring limited liability companies to maintain certain liability insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 28A.152, as amended.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 3, lines 1 and 2, reinstate the stricken language

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 3, delete "eliminating gross sales limit;"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3171, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to convene the older adult social isolation working group; appropriating money; requiring a report.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3194, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring physicians to allow viewing of ultrasound imaging prior to an abortion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 145.4242.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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

 

H. F. No. 3196, A bill for an act relating to health insurance; establishing a step therapy protocol and override for prescription drug coverage; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  [62Q.184] STEP THERAPY OVERRIDE.

 

Subdivision 1.  Definitions.  (a) For the purposes of this section, the terms in this subdivision have the meanings given them.

 

(b) "Clinical practice guideline" means a systematically developed statement to assist health care providers and enrollees in making decisions about appropriate health care services for specific clinical circumstances and conditions developed independently of a health plan company, pharmaceutical manufacturer, or any entity with a conflict of interest.

 

(c) "Clinical review criteria" means the written screening procedures, decision abstracts, clinical protocols, and clinical practice guidelines used by a health plan company to determine the medical necessity and appropriateness of health care services.

 

(d) "Health plan company" has the meaning given in section 62Q.01, subdivision 4, but does not include a managed care organization or county-based purchasing plan participating in a public program under chapters 256B or 256L, or an integrated health partnership under section 256B.0755.

 

(e) "Step therapy protocol" means a protocol or program that establishes the specific sequence in which prescription drugs for a specified medical condition, including self-administered and physician-administered drugs, are medically appropriate for a particular enrollee and are covered under a health plan.

 

(f) "Step therapy override" means that the step therapy protocol is overridden in favor of coverage of the selected prescription drug of the prescribing health care provider because at least one of the conditions of subdivision 3, paragraph (a), exists.

 

Subd. 2.  Establishment of a step therapy protocol.  A health plan company shall consider available recognized evidence-based and peer-reviewed clinical practice guidelines when establishing a step therapy protocol.  Upon written request of an enrollee, a health plan company shall provide any clinical review criteria applicable to a specific prescription drug covered by the health plan.

 

Subd. 3.  Step therapy override process; transparency.  (a) When coverage of a prescription drug for the treatment of a medical condition is restricted for use by a health plan company through the use of a step therapy protocol, enrollees and prescribing health care providers shall have access to a clear, readily accessible, and convenient process to request a step therapy override.  The process shall be made easily accessible on the health plan company's Web site.  A health plan company may use its existing medical exceptions process to satisfy this requirement.  A health plan company shall grant an override to the step therapy protocol if at least one of the following conditions exist:


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(1) the prescription drug required under the step therapy protocol is contraindicated pursuant to the pharmaceutical manufacturer's prescribing information for the drug or, due to a documented adverse event with a previous use or a documented medical condition, including a comorbid condition, is likely to do any of the following:

 

(i) cause an adverse reaction to the enrollee;

 

(ii) decrease the ability of the enrollee to achieve or maintain reasonable functional ability in performing daily activities; or

 

(iii) cause physical or mental harm to the enrollee;

 

(2) the enrollee has had a trial of the required prescription drug covered by their current or previous health plan, or another prescription drug in the same pharmacologic class or with the same mechanism of action, and was adherent during such trial for a period of time sufficient to allow for a positive treatment outcome, and the prescription drug was discontinued by the enrollee's health care provider due to lack of effectiveness, or an adverse event.  This clause does not prohibit a health plan company from requiring an enrollee to try another drug in the same pharmacologic class or with the same mechanism of action if that therapy sequence is supported by the evidence-based and peer-reviewed clinical practice guideline, Food and Drug Administration label, or pharmaceutical manufacturer's prescribing information; or

 

(3) the enrollee is currently receiving a positive therapeutic outcome on a prescription drug for the medical condition under consideration if, while on their current health plan or the immediately preceding health plan, the enrollee received coverage for the prescription drug and the enrollee's prescribing health care provider gives documentation to the health plan company that the change in prescription drug required by the step therapy protocol is expected to be ineffective or cause harm to the enrollee based on the known characteristics of the specific enrollee and the known characteristics of the required prescription drug.

 

(b) Upon granting a step therapy override, a health plan company shall authorize coverage for the prescription drug if the prescription drug is a covered prescription drug under the enrollee's health plan.

 

(c) The enrollee, or the prescribing health care provider if designated by the enrollee, may appeal the denial of a step therapy override by a health plan company using the complaint procedure under sections 62Q.68 to 62Q.73.

 

(d) In a denial of an override request and any subsequent appeal, a health plan company's decision must specifically state why the step therapy override request did not meet the condition under paragraph (a) cited by the prescribing health care provider in requesting the step therapy override and information regarding the procedure to request external review of the denial pursuant to section 62Q.73.  A denial of a request for a step therapy override that is upheld on appeal is a final adverse determination for purposes of section 62Q.73 and is eligible for a request for external review by an enrollee pursuant to section 62Q.73.

 

(e) A health plan company shall respond to a step therapy override request or an appeal within five days of receipt of a complete request.  In cases where exigent circumstances exist, a health plan company shall respond within 72 hours of receipt of a complete request.  If a health plan company does not send a response to the enrollee or prescribing health care provider if designated by the enrollee within the time allotted, the override request or appeal is granted and binding on the health plan company.

 

(f) Step therapy override requests must be accessible to and submitted by health care providers, and accepted by group purchasers electronically through secure electronic transmission, as described under section 62J.497, subdivision 5.


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(g) Nothing in this section prohibits a health plan company from:

 

(1) requesting relevant documentation from an enrollee's medical record in support of a step therapy override request; or

 

(2) requiring an enrollee to try a generic equivalent drug pursuant to section 151.21, or a biosimilar, as defined under United States Code, chapter 42, section 262(i)(2), prior to providing coverage for the equivalent branded prescription drug.

 

(h) This section shall not be construed to allow the use of a pharmaceutical sample for the primary purpose of meeting the requirements for a step therapy override.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective January 1, 2019, and applies to health plans offered, issued, or sold on or after that date."

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3204, A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring coverage for certain breast cancer screening procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62A.30, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3217, A bill for an act relating to pari-mutuel horse racing; modifying provisions relating to licensing and regulation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 240.01, by adding a subdivision; 240.02, subdivision 6; 240.08, subdivision 5; 240.131, subdivision 7; 240.135; 240.22.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Johnson, B., from the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 3249, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying provisions governing passing emergency vehicles stopped on a roadway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.18, subdivisions 11, 12.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:


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Page 2, line 14, strike "and (b)" and insert "to (c)"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3282, A bill for an act relating to transportation; eliminating a tariff filing requirement for certain motor carriers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 221.0252, subdivision 7; 221.036, subdivisions 1, 3; 221.122, subdivision 1; 221.221, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 221.161; 221.171.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.66, is amended to read:

 

174.66 CONTINUATION OF CARRIER RULES.

 

(a) Orders and directives in force, issued, or promulgated under authority of chapters 174A, 216A, 218, 219, 221, and 222 remain and continue in force and effect until repealed, modified, or superseded by duly authorized orders or directives of the commissioner of transportation.  To the extent allowed under federal law or regulation, rules adopted under authority of the following sections are transferred to the commissioner of transportation and continue in force and effect until repealed, modified, or superseded by duly authorized rules of the commissioner:

 

(1) section 218.041 except rules related to the form and manner of filing railroad rates, railroad accounting rules, and safety rules;

 

(2) section 219.40;

 

(3) rules relating to rates or tariffs, or the granting, limiting, or modifying of permits under section 221.031, subdivision 1; and

 

(4) rules relating to rates, charges, and practices under section 221.161, subdivision 4; and

 

(5) rules relating to rates, tariffs, or the granting, limiting, or modifying of permits under section 221.121.

 

(b) The commissioner shall review the transferred rules, orders, and directives and, when appropriate, develop and adopt new rules, orders, or directives.

 

Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 221.036, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Order.  The commissioner may issue an order requiring violations to be corrected and administratively assessing monetary penalties for a violation of (1) section 221.021; (2) section 221.033, subdivision 2b; (3) section 221.171; (4) section 221.141; (5) a federal, state, or local law, regulation, rule, or ordinance pertaining to railroad-highway grade crossings; or (6) rules of the commissioner relating to the transportation of hazardous waste, motor carrier operations, or insurance, or tariffs and accounting.  An order must be issued as provided in this section.


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Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 221.036, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3.  Amount of penalty; considerations.  (a) The commissioner may issue an order assessing a penalty of up to $5,000 for all violations identified during a single audit or investigation of (1) section 221.021;, 221.141;, or 221.171, or (2) rules of the commissioner relating to motor carrier operations, or insurance, or tariffs and accounting, identified during a single inspection, audit, or investigation.

 

(b) The commissioner may issue an order assessing a penalty up to a maximum of $10,000 for all violations of section 221.033, subdivision 2b, identified during a single inspection or audit.

 

(c) In determining the amount of a penalty, the commissioner shall consider:

 

(1) the willfulness of the violation;

 

(2) the gravity of the violation, including damage to humans, animals, air, water, land, or other natural resources of the state;

 

(3) the history of past violations, including the similarity of the most recent violation and the violation to be penalized, the time elapsed since the last violation, the number of previous violations, and the response of the person to the most recent violation identified;

 

(4) the economic benefit gained by the person by allowing or committing the violation; and

 

(5) other factors as justice may require, if the commissioner specifically identifies the additional factors in the commissioner's order.

 

(d) The commissioner shall assess a penalty in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, section 383.53, against:

 

(1) a driver who is convicted of a violation of an out-of-service order;

 

(2) an employer who knowingly allows or requires an employee to operate a commercial motor vehicle in violation of an out-of-service order; or

 

(3) an employer who knowingly allows or requires an employee to operate a commercial motor vehicle in violation of a federal, state, or local law or regulation pertaining to railroad-highway grade crossings.

 

Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 221.122, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Registration, insurance, and filing requirements.  (a) An order issued by the commissioner which grants a certificate or permit must contain a service date.

 

(b) The person to whom the order granting the certificate or permit is issued shall do the following within 45 days from the service date of the order:

 

(1) register vehicles which will be used to provide transportation under the permit or certificate with the commissioner and pay the vehicle registration fees required by law; and

 

(2) file and maintain insurance or bond as required by section 221.141 and rules of the commissioner; and.

 

(3) file rates and tariffs as required by section 221.161 and rules of the commissioner.


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Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 221.161, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Filing; hearing upon commissioner initiative Tariff maintenance and contents.  A household goods carrier mover shall file and maintain with the commissioner a tariff showing rates and charges for transporting household goods.  Tariffs must be prepared and filed in accordance with the rules of the commissioner.  When tariffs are filed in accordance with the rules and accepted by the commissioner, the filing constitutes notice to the public and interested parties of the contents of the tariffs.  The commissioner shall not accept for filing tariffs that are unjust, unreasonable, unjustly discriminatory, unduly preferential or prejudicial, or otherwise in violation of this section or rules adopted under this section.  If the tariffs appear to be unjust, unreasonable, unjustly discriminatory, unduly preferential or prejudicial, or otherwise in violation of this section or rules adopted under this section, after notification and investigation by the department, the commissioner may suspend and postpone the effective date of the tariffs and assign the tariffs for hearing upon notice to the household goods carrier filing the proposed tariffs and to other interested parties, including users of the service and competitive carriers by motor vehicle and rail.  At the hearing, the burden of proof is on the household goods carrier filing the proposed tariff to sustain the validity of the proposed schedule of rates and charges.  The tariffs and subsequent supplements to them or reissues of them must state the effective date, which may not be less than ten days following the date of filing, unless the period of time is reduced by special permission of the commissioner.  A household goods mover must prepare a tariff under this section in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations, title 49, part 1310.3, which is incorporated by reference.

 

Sec. 6.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 221.161, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 5.  Tariff availability.  (a) A household goods mover subject to this section must maintain all of its effective tariffs at its principal place of business and at each of its terminal locations, and must make the tariffs available to the public for inspection at all times the household goods mover is open for business.  Any publication referred to in a tariff must be maintained with that tariff.

 

(b) Upon request, a household goods mover must provide copies of tariffs, specific tariff provisions, or tariff subscriptions to the commissioner or any interested person.

 

Sec. 7.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 221.171, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Compensation fixed by schedule on file.  No A household goods carrier shall mover must not charge or receive a greater, lesser, or different compensation for the transportation of persons or property or for related service, provided than the rates and charges named in the carrier's schedule on file and in effect with the commissioner including any rate fixed by the commissioner specified in the tariff under section 221.161; nor shall.  A household goods carrier mover must not refund or remit in any manner or by any device, directly or indirectly, the rates and charges required to be collected by the carrier mover under the carrier's mover's schedules or under the rates, if any, fixed by the commissioner.

 

Sec. 8.  REPEALER.

 

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 221.161, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4, are repealed."

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 2, delete everything after the semicolon and insert "modifying tariff requirements for certain motor"

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation 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. 3290, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying the Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard-of-Hearing Minnesotans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256C.28, subdivisions 1, 2, 3a, 5, by adding a subdivision.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3296, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a working group to examine crimes against vulnerable adults; requiring a 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.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3339, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; exempting sewage septic tank trucks from certain vehicle-weight limitations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169.829, by adding a subdivision; 169.87, subdivision 6.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation 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. 3372, A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the process for electing members of the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota; providing for recommendations by congressional district legislative delegation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 137.0245, subdivisions 1, 4; 137.0246, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:


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"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 137.0245, is amended to read:

 

137.0245 REGENT CANDIDATE ADVISORY COUNCIL LEGISLATIVE COMMISSION ON REGENT SELECTION.

 

Subdivision 1.  Establishment.  A Regent Candidate Advisory Council Legislative Commission on Regent Selection is established to assist in determining criteria for, and identifying and recruiting qualified candidates for membership on the Board of Regents and making recommendations to the joint legislative committee described in section 137.0246, subdivision 2.

 

Subd. 2.  Membership.  (a) The Regent Candidate Advisory Council shall Legislative Commission on Regent Selection consist consists of:  24 members.  Twelve members shall be appointed by the Subcommittee on Committees of the Committee on Rules and Administration of the senate.  Twelve members shall be appointed by the speaker of the house.  Each appointing authority must appoint one member who is a student enrolled in a degree program at the University of Minnesota at the time of appointment.  No more than one-third of the members appointed by each appointing authority may be current or former legislators.  No more than two-thirds of the members appointed by each appointing authority may belong to the same political party; however, political activity or affiliation is not required for the appointment of any member.  Geographical representation must be taken into consideration when making appointments.  Section 15.0575 shall govern the advisory council, except that:

 

(1) the members shall be appointed to six-year terms with one-third appointed each even-numbered year; and

 

(2) student members are appointed to two-year terms with two students appointed each even-numbered year.

 

A member may not serve more than two full terms

 

(1) four members of the house of representatives, two of whom are appointed by the speaker of the house and two of whom are appointed by the minority leader; and

 

(2) four members of the senate, two of whom are appointed by the majority leader and two of whom are appointed by the minority leader.

 

(b) Members serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.  The first appointments must be made by September 1, 2018.

 

(c) A chair of the commission serves a two-year term, expiring on June 30 in an even-numbered year.  The chair must alternate biennially between a designee of the speaker of the house and a designee of the senate majority leader.  The speaker of the house shall designate the first chair.  The chair may vote on any matter before the commission.

 

Subd. 3.  Duties.  (a) The advisory council commission shall:

 

(1) develop, in consultation with current and former regents, the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, and the administration of the University of Minnesota, a statement of the selection criteria to be applied and a description of the responsibilities and duties of a regent, and shall distribute this to potential candidates; and

 

(2) for each position on the board, identify and recruit qualified candidates for the Board of Regents, based on the background and experience of the candidates, their potential for discharging the responsibilities of a member of the Board of Regents, and the needs of the board.  The selection criteria must not include a limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve on the Board of Regents.


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(b) The selection criteria developed under paragraph (a), clause (1), must include a criterion that regents represent diversity in geography; gender; race; occupation, including business and labor; and experience.

 

(c) The selection criterion must include an identification of the membership needs of the board for individual skills relevant to the governance of the University of Minnesota and the needs for certain individual characteristics.  Individual characteristics relate to qualities such as gender, race, and geographic location of residence.

 

Subd. 4.  Recommendations.  (a) The advisory council commission shall recommend at least two one and not more than four three candidates for each vacancy.  By January 15 of each odd-numbered year, the advisory council commission shall submit its recommendations to the joint legislative committee described in section 137.0246, subdivision 2.

 

(b) The advisory council commission must submit a report to the joint committee on the needs criterion identified under subdivision 3, paragraph (c), at the same time it submits its recommendations.

 

Subd. 5.  Support services.  The Legislative Coordinating Commission shall provide administrative and support services for the advisory council commission.  The Legislative Coordinating Commission shall collect application materials from regent candidates and forward all materials to the Legislative Commission on Regent Selection.

 

Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 137.0246, is amended to read:

 

137.0246 REGENT NOMINATION AND ELECTION.

 

Subd. 2.  Regent nomination joint committee.  (a) The joint legislative committee consists of the members of the higher education budget and policy divisions in each house of the legislature.  The chairs of the divisions from each body shall be cochairs of the joint legislative committee.  A majority of the members from each house is a quorum of the joint committee.

 

(b) By February 28 of each odd-numbered year, or at a date agreed to by concurrent resolution, the joint legislative committee shall meet to consider the advisory council's Legislative Commission on Regent Selection's recommendations for regent of the University of Minnesota for possible presentation to a joint convention of the legislature.

 

(c) The joint committee may recommend to the joint convention candidates recommended by the advisory council Legislative Commission on Regent Selection and the other candidates nominated by the joint committee.  A candidate other than those recommended by the advisory council Legislative Commission on Regent Selection may be nominated for consideration by the joint committee only if the nomination receives the support of at least three house of representatives members of the committee and two senate members of the committee.  A candidate must receive a majority vote of members from the house of representatives and from the senate on the joint committee to be recommended to the joint convention.  The joint committee may recommend no more than one candidate for each vacancy.  In recommending nominees, the joint committee must consider the needs of the board of regents and the balance of the board membership with respect to gender, racial, and ethnic composition."

 

Delete the title and insert:

 

"A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the process for electing members of the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 137.0245; 137.0246."

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.


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Dettmer from the Veterans Affairs Division to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 3387, A bill for an act relating to military veterans; modifying veterans benefits services disclosure requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 197.6091, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 197.6091, subdivisions 2, 5.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3463, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying various provisions governing motor vehicle titling and registration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 80E.13; 168.013, subdivision 6; 168.27, by adding subdivisions; 168.301, subdivision 3; 168.33, subdivision 8a; 168.346, subdivision 1; 168A.05, by adding a subdivision; 168A.12, subdivision 2; 168A.17, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 168.013, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168A.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Dettmer from the Veterans Affairs Division to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 3503, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; expanding disabled veterans' eligibility for homestead value exclusion; modifying benefit eligibility for deceased veteran's spouse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 273.13, subdivision 34, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 34.  Homestead of disabled veteran or family caregiver.  (a) All or a portion of the market value of property owned by a veteran and serving as the veteran's homestead under this section is excluded in determining the property's taxable market value if the veteran has a service-connected disability of 70 percent or more as certified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.  To qualify for exclusion under this subdivision, the veteran must have been honorably discharged from the United States armed forces, as indicated by United States Government Form DD214 or other official military discharge papers.

 

(b)(1) For a disability rating of 70 percent or more, $150,000 of market value is excluded, except as provided in clause (2); and

 

(2) for a total (100 percent) and permanent 100 percent disability rating, $300,000 of market value is excluded.


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(c) If a disabled veteran qualifying for a valuation exclusion under paragraph (b), clause (2), predeceases the veteran's spouse, and if upon the death of the veteran the spouse holds the legal or beneficial title to the homestead and permanently resides there, the exclusion shall carry over to the benefit of the veteran's spouse for the current taxes payable year and for eight additional taxes payable years or until such time as the spouse remarries, or sells, transfers, or otherwise disposes of the property, whichever comes first.  Qualification under this paragraph requires an application under paragraph (h), and a spouse must notify the assessor if there is a change in the spouse's marital status, ownership of the property, or use of the property as a permanent residence.

 

(d) If the spouse of a member of any branch or unit of the United States armed forces who dies due to a service‑connected cause while serving honorably in active service, as indicated on United States Government Form DD1300 or DD2064, holds the legal or beneficial title to a homestead and permanently resides there, the spouse is entitled to the benefit described in paragraph (b), clause (2), for eight taxes payable years, or until such time as the spouse remarries or sells, transfers, or otherwise disposes of the property, whichever comes first.

 

(e) If a veteran meets the disability criteria of paragraph (a) but does not own property classified as homestead in the state of Minnesota, then the homestead of the veteran's primary family caregiver, if any, is eligible for the exclusion that the veteran would otherwise qualify for under paragraph (b).

 

(f) In the case of an agricultural homestead, only the portion of the property consisting of the house and garage and immediately surrounding one acre of land qualifies for the valuation exclusion under this subdivision.

 

(g) A property qualifying for a valuation exclusion under this subdivision is not eligible for the market value exclusion under subdivision 35, or classification under subdivision 22, paragraph (b).

 

(h) To qualify for a valuation exclusion under this subdivision a property owner must apply to the assessor by July 1 of the first assessment year for which the exclusion is sought.  For an application received after July 1, the exclusion shall become effective for the following assessment year.  Except as provided in paragraph (c), the owner of a property that has been accepted for a valuation exclusion must notify the assessor if there is a change in ownership of the property or in the use of the property as a homestead.

 

(i) A first-time application by a qualifying spouse for the market value exclusion under paragraph (d) must be made any time within two years of the death of the service member.

 

(j) For purposes of this subdivision:

 

(1) "active service" has the meaning given in section 190.05;

 

(2) "own" means that the person's name is present as an owner on the property deed;

 

(3) "primary family caregiver" means a person who is approved by the secretary of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs for assistance as the primary provider of personal care services for an eligible veteran under the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers, codified as United States Code, title 38, section 1720G; and

 

(4) "veteran" has the meaning given the term in section 197.447.

 

(k) If a veteran dying after December 31, 2011, did not apply for or receive the exclusion under paragraph (b), clause (2), before dying, the veteran's spouse is entitled to the benefit under paragraph (b), clause (2), for eight taxes payable years or until the spouse remarries or sells, transfers, or otherwise disposes of the property if:


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(1) the spouse files a first-time application within two years of the death of the service member or by June 1, 2019, whichever is later;

 

(2) upon the death of the veteran, the spouse holds the legal or beneficial title to the homestead and permanently resides there;

 

(3) the veteran met the honorable discharge requirements of paragraph (a); and

 

(4) the United States Department of Veterans Affairs certifies that:

 

(i) the veteran met the total (100 percent) and permanent disability requirement under paragraph (b), clause (2); or

 

(ii) the spouse has been awarded dependency and indemnity compensation.

 

(l) The purpose of this provision of law providing a level of homestead property tax relief for gravely disabled veterans, their primary family caregivers, and their surviving spouses is to help ease the burdens of war for those among our state's citizens who bear those burdens most heavily.

 

(m) By July 1, the county veterans service officer must certify the disability rating and permanent address of each veteran receiving the benefit under paragraph (b) to the assessor.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective beginning with assessments in 2018."

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3523, A bill for an act relating to biodiesel; allowing the minimum biodiesel content level for diesel fuel to be modified during certain times of the year; extending Number 1 diesel exemption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 239.77, subdivisions 2, 3a.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, line 3, delete "five" and insert "ten"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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Johnson, B., from the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 3551, A bill for an act relating to the Safe at Home program; modifying program requirements; making clarifying and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 5B.02; 5B.03; 5B.05; 5B.07, subdivision 1.

 

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. 3557, A bill for an act relating to environment; expanding exemptions from requirements for environmental assessment worksheets for certain recreational trails.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that 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. 3573, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying family child care and legal nonlicensed child care program background study requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 245C.02, subdivision 6a; 245C.04, subdivision 1; 245C.05, subdivision 2b; 245C.15, subdivision 1; 245C.16, subdivision 1.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, delete line 18 and insert:

 

"EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective upon the implementation of enhanced child care background studies under NETStudy 2.0."

 

Page 2, line 10, strike "The" and insert "A child care" and after "study" insert ", except for a study on a subject who is 17 years of age or younger residing in a licensed family child care home or legal nonlicensed child care program, who is not a child care staff person as defined in section 245C.02, subdivision 6a,"

 

Page 2, line 12, after the period, insert "The commissioner may require a subject who is 17 years of age or younger residing in a licensed family child care home or legal nonlicensed child care program to submit fingerprints and a photograph if the commissioner has reasonable cause to require a national criminal history record check."

 

Page 2, line 13, delete "For a"

 

Page 2, delete lines 14 to 19

 

Page 2, line 21, delete the new language and after "(1)" insert "except as provided in paragraph (b),"


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Page 2, line 22, delete the new language

 

Page 4, delete line 30 and insert:

 

"EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective upon the implementation of enhanced child care background studies under NETStudy 2.0."

 

Page 5, lines 8 and 9, delete the new language

 

Page 5, line 11, after the period, insert "For a background study on a subject who is 17 years of age or younger residing in a licensed family child care home or legal nonlicensed child care program, who is not a child care staff person as defined in section 245C.02, subdivision 6a, the subject shall submit the information required under subdivision 1, paragraph (a), and shall not be required to be fingerprinted and photographed, unless the commissioner has reasonable cause to require a national criminal history record check."

 

Page 5, delete line 12 and insert:

 

"EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective upon the implementation of enhanced child care background studies under NETStudy 2.0."

 

Page 5, before line 13, insert:

 

"Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 245C.05, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 5.  Fingerprints and photograph.  (a) Before the implementation of NETStudy 2.0, except as provided in paragraph (c), for any background study completed under this chapter, when the commissioner has reasonable cause to believe that further pertinent information may exist on the subject of the background study, the subject shall provide the commissioner with a set of classifiable fingerprints obtained from an authorized agency.

 

(b) Before the implementation of NETStudy 2.0, for purposes of requiring fingerprints, the commissioner has reasonable cause when, but not limited to, the:

 

(1) information from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension indicates that the subject is a multistate offender;

 

(2) information from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension indicates that multistate offender status is undetermined; or

 

(3) commissioner has received a report from the subject or a third party indicating that the subject has a criminal history in a jurisdiction other than Minnesota.; or

 

(4) information from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension indicates that the subject has a criminal history, for a state-based name and date of birth background study on a subject who is a minor.

 

(c) Notwithstanding paragraph (d), for background studies conducted by the commissioner for child foster care, adoptions, or a transfer of permanent legal and physical custody of a child, the subject of the background study, who is 18 years of age or older, shall provide the commissioner with a set of classifiable fingerprints obtained from an authorized agency for a national criminal history record check.

 

(d) For background studies initiated on or after the implementation of NETStudy 2.0, every subject of a background study must provide the commissioner with a set of the background study subject's classifiable fingerprints and photograph.  The photograph and fingerprints must be recorded at the same time by the commissioner's authorized fingerprint collection vendor and sent to the commissioner through the commissioner's secure data system described in section 245C.32, subdivision 1a, paragraph (b).  The fingerprints shall not be retained by the Department of Public Safety, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, or the commissioner, but will be retained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The commissioner's authorized fingerprint collection vendor shall, for purposes of verifying the identity of the background study subject, be able to view the identifying information


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entered into NETStudy 2.0 by the entity that initiated the background study, but shall not retain the subject's fingerprints, photograph, or information from NETStudy 2.0.  The authorized fingerprint collection vendor shall retain no more than the name and date and time the subject's fingerprints were recorded and sent, only as necessary for auditing and billing activities.  A background study subject who is 17 years of age or younger residing in a licensed family child care home or legal nonlicensed child care program, who is not a child care staff person as defined in section 245C.02, subdivision 6a, shall not be required to submit fingerprints and a photograph, unless the commissioner has reasonable cause to require a national criminal history record check.

 

(e) When specifically required by law, fingerprints collected under this section must be submitted for a national criminal history record check."

 

Page 7, delete line 1 and insert:

 

"EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective upon the implementation of enhanced child care background studies under NETStudy 2.0."

 

Page 8, delete line 10 and insert:

 

"EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective upon the implementation of enhanced child care background studies under NETStudy 2.0."

 

Renumber the sections in sequence

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3578, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending various provisions related to predatory offender registration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 171.07, subdivision 1a; 243.166, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 2, 4, 4a, 4c, 5, 6, 7, 7a, by adding a subdivision; 299C.093.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3660, A bill for an act relating to environment; implementing terms of recent settlement between state and 3M Company; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116.155, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115B.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:


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Page 1, line 19, delete "a quarterly report" and insert "by March 1 and November 1 each year, a biannual report" and delete "Legislative Water Commission" and insert "chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative policy and finance committees with jurisdiction over environment and natural resources"

 

Page 1, line 20, delete "quarter" and insert "six months"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3666, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying requirements for recycling electronic devices; modifying terms of certain loan program; requiring rulemaking for disposal facility certificates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 115A.1310, subdivision 12b; 115A.1314; 115A.1316; 115A.1318, subdivisions 1, 2; 116.993, subdivisions 2, 6.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Pages 1 to 8, delete sections 1 to 5

 

Renumber the sections in sequence

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 2, delete everything after the first semicolon

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3688, A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying the energy improvements program; providing consumer protections for residential property assessed clean energy (PACE) loans; providing remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 45.011, subdivision 1; 46.04, subdivision 1; 46.131, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 216C.435, subdivisions 1, 2, 3a, 6, 8, by adding subdivisions; 216C.436, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, by adding a subdivision; 290B.03, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 46.131, subdivision 11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216C.435, subdivision 5.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:


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Page 22, line 4, delete everything after "industry" and insert "as a residential building contractor or residential remodeler, except that mechanical contractors, plumbing contractors, electrical contractors, and technology system contractors properly registered or licensed under chapter 326B may perform installation of energy improvements that fall completely within the scope of the contractor's registration or license."

 

Page 22, delete line 5

 

Page 23, after line 32, insert:

 

"(12) engage in practices prohibited under section 326B.84;"

 

Page 24, line 1, delete "(12)" and insert "(13)"

 

Page 24, line 4, delete "(13)" and insert "(14)"

 

Page 24, line 5, delete "(14)" and insert "(15)"

 

Page 26, line 6, after "loan" insert ", and all applicable fees"

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3693, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating liability and vicarious liability for trespass to critical infrastructure; creating a crime for recruiting or educating individuals to trespass on or damage critical infrastructure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 609.594, subdivision 2; 609.6055, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, lines 10 and 14, delete "609.595" and insert "609.594"

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3703, A bill for an act relating to transportation; directing revision of the statewide highway investment plan to prioritize certain mobility investments.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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

 

H. F. No. 3719, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying eligibility requirements for the renewable chemical production incentive program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 41A.17, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3726, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring ignition interlock for repeat offenders to reinstate driving privileges; providing that driving without a license after a DWI-related offense is not a payable offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169A.55, subdivision 4; 171.24, by adding a subdivision.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 11, delete the second "nor" and insert "the person has not transferred ownership of a vehicle to a family or household member, no family or household member owns or leases a vehicle which the person has express or implied consent to drive, and the person has not"

 

Page 1, line 12, before the semicolon, insert "during the revocation period"

 

Page 1, after line 22, insert:

 

"As used in this paragraph, "family or household member" has the meaning given in section 169A.63, subdivision 1, paragraph (f)."

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended 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. 3735, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for licensure or registration for certain activities related to wells and borings; directing the commissioner of health to amend certain rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 103I.205, subdivision 4.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.


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Dettmer from the Veterans Affairs Division to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 3750, A bill for an act relating to military veterans; recodifying certain GI Bill statutory language; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 197.791, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 197.791, subdivisions 3, 5.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3755, A bill for an act relating to watercraft; modifying requirements for carbon monoxide detection devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 86B.005, subdivision 8a; 86B.532, subdivision 1.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, lines 1 to 2, delete "and enclosed occupancy compartment"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3771, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying the effective date of certain provisions governing the preparation of fiscal notes; modifying provisions governing the Legislative Budget Office; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 10A.01, subdivision 35; 13.64, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 3.8853, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; 3.98, subdivision 1; 477A.03, subdivision 2b; Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 4, article 2, sections 1; 3; 58; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 3.98, subdivision 4.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 3, after line 27, insert:

 

"(c) Upon approval by the Legislative Budget Office, a completed fiscal note must be delivered to the legislative committee chair who made the request, and to the chief author of the legislation to which it relates.  Within 24 hours of approval, a completed fiscal note must be posted on the office's public Web site, unless data maintained by a government entity related to the fiscal note are classified as not public under section 13.64, subdivision 3."

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

      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. 3795, A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing data sharing between the Department of Human Services and the Metropolitan Council for special transportation purposes; extending the Metro Mobility service area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.72, subdivision 10; 473.386, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 13.46, subdivision 2.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 6, line 21, after the period, insert "The commissioner of human services and the Metropolitan Council must provide notice to each individual using or seeking to use special transportation services, including how and for what purposes the individual's data will be shared between the Department of Human Services and the Metropolitan Council.  An individual who does not want the individual's private data shared must inform the commissioner of human services or the Metropolitan Council within 60 days of receiving the notice."

 

Page 7, line 11, after the period, insert "The commissioner of human services and the Metropolitan Council must provide notice to each individual using or seeking to use special transportation services, including how and for what purposes the individual's data will be shared between the Department of Human Services and the Metropolitan Council.  An individual who does not want the individual's private data shared must inform the commissioner of human services or the Metropolitan Council within 60 days of receiving the notice."

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Davids from the Committee on Taxes to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 3867, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the class of motor vehicles subject to the motor vehicle sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297B.025, subdivision 1.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 10, strike "does not have" and insert "has" and strike "more" and insert "less"

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation 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. 3873, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; adopting recommendations of the Workers' Compensation Advisory Council; modifying quorum requirements for the Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 175A.05.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3917, A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; providing for staggered terms; expanding the membership of the nomination committee; requiring additional information to be made publicly available as part of the selection process; clarifying council member qualifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 3923, A bill for an act relating to public safety; revoking snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle privileges following a conviction for driving under the influence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 84.91, subdivision 1; 169A.07.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Dettmer from the Veterans Affairs Division to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 3934, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; expanding the subtraction for military retirement pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 290.0132, subdivision 21.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 16, delete "8441" and insert "8411"

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended 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. 4004, A bill for an act relating to transportation; defining operating costs for purposes of the state share of light rail operating costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.3994, subdivision 9.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Dettmer from the Veterans Affairs Division to which was referred:

 

S. F. No. 1703, A bill for an act relating to veterans; designating July 16 as Atomic Veterans Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      H. F. Nos. 1025, 2920, 2995, 3017, 3076, 3077, 3194, 3249, 3551, 3557, 3750 and 3755 were read for the second time.

 

 

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS

 

 

      S. F. No. 1703 was read for the second time.

 

 

INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      The following House Files were introduced:

 

 

Anderson, P., and Miller introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4058, A bill for an act relating to air quality; prohibiting enforcement of certain conditions in an air quality permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116.07, subdivision 4a.

 

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


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Schomacker; Anderson, P., and Swedzinski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4059, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; amending special overweight permits for hauling certain agricultural products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.865, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Torkelson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4060, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing the STEM Education Center with a focus on agriculture; requiring a report; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

McDonald, Neu and Albright introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4061, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying the minimum wage for certain employees receiving gratuities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 177.24, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 177.24, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Zerwas introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4062, A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring disclosure with respect to video games that contain a system of further purchasing of randomized rewards; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325I.

 

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

 

 

Bliss and Marquart introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4063, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain property from the state general levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 275.025, subdivisions 1, 2.

 

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

 

 

Murphy, M., and Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4064, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to and renovation of the main lift station in Two Harbors; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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


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Peterson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4065, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Children's Theatre Company; 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.

 

 

Lien, Nornes, Whelan, Schultz and Rosenthal introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4066, A bill for an act relating to higher education; replacing the Regent Candidate Advisory Council with a Legislative Commission on Regent Selection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 137.0245; 137.0246.

 

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

 

 

O'Neill, Ecklund, Sundin and Jessup introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4067, A bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying certain labor agreements and compensation plans.

 

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

 

 

Bahr, C., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4068, A bill for an act relating to energy; repealing the authority of the commissioner of commerce to assess utilities for activities under the conservation improvement program; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 216B.241, subdivision 1d.

 

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

 

 

Newberger introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4069, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring election returns to be transported by a peace officer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 200.02, by adding a subdivision; 204C.27; 204C.28, subdivisions 1, 2; 204C.29, subdivision 1; 206.86, subdivisions 1, 2.

 

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


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Fabian introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4070, A bill for an act relating to environment; allowing counties interim permitting of existing demolition debris land disposal facilities until permit issued by Pollution Control Agency under revised rules; requiring a report.

 

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

 

 

Koegel, Kunesh-Podein and Sandstede introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4071, A bill for an act relating to child care business development; providing grants to promote child care business start-up and expansion; appropriating money; requiring reports.

 

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

 

 

Anderson, S.; Davids and Marquart introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4072, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; insurance; establishing a Minnesota housing tax credit contribution fund; providing a tax credit for certain contributions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297I.20, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 290; 462A.

 

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

 

 

Rosenthal, Lien and Olson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4073, A bill for an act relating to consumer fraud; changing provisions governing deceptive acts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 325F.71.

 

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

 

 

Knoblach introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4074, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying town officer terms; modifying audit requirements for towns; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 367.03, subdivision 4; 367.25, subdivision 1; 367.36, subdivision 1.

 

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


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Ecklund and Sundin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4075, A bill for an act relating to veterans; applying an expanded definition of veterans for purposes of eligibility for the veteran's identifier on state-issued identification cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 171.07, subdivision 15.

 

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

 

 

Hilstrom introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4076, A bill for an act relating to public safety; changing a provision regarding assault on a vulnerable adult; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.2231, subdivision 8.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund, Davids, Considine, Howe and Sundin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4077, A bill for an act relating to taxation; local lodging; providing an exemption from the Ely Area Lodging Tax District.

 

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

 

 

Fabian, Marquart and Kiel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4078, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; recognizing Red River Basin Commission; providing for membership and duties of commission; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103B.

 

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

 

 

Hertaus; Lucero; Bahr, C.; Runbeck and Newberger introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4079, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a construction prohibition related to colocation of light rail transit and freight rail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.3994, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Hoppe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4080, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Lake Waconia Regional Park; 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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Sandstede and Kunesh-Podein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4081, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing pupil transportation funding; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.10, subdivision 18; Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 19, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Grossell introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4082, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting local units of government from disarming peace officers who are in good standing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 626.8452, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Daniels introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4083, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing military ready reserve 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 Veterans Affairs Division.

 

 

Daniels introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4084, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a track at the Minnesota State Academies; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Daniels introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4085, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a water treatment plant in Faribault; 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.

 

 

Daniels introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4086, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood protection and mitigation for the Faribault Water Reclamation Facility; 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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Daniels introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4087, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovations of dormitories at the Minnesota State Academies; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Daniels introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4088, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a security corridor at the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf campus; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Daniels introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4089, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Northern Links 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.

 

 

Gunther introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4090, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new and renovated Martin County justice center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Zerwas introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4091, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the Police Officer Standards and Training Board to develop a domestic violence policy for state and local law enforcement agencies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

 

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

 

 

Davids introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4092, A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating the greater southeast Minnesota diversification revolving 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.


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Sandstede introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4093, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring Department of Natural Resources to remove snow from forest roads in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 89.71, 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.

 

 

Franson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4094, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying family and group family child care training requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 245A.50, subdivision 7.

 

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

 

 

Nash, Haley, Rarick, Neu and Mahoney introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4095, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; modifying the youth skills training program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 175.46, subdivision 13; Laws 2017, chapter 94, article 1, section 4, subdivision 5.

 

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

 

 

Loonan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4096, A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring health plan companies to count payments to out-of-network providers toward an enrollee's annual deductible; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund, Considine and Sundin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4097, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain surplus state lands.

 

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

 

 

Loonan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4098, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating real estate brokers; modifying a definition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 82.55, subdivision 19.

 

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


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Knoblach introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4099, A bill for an act relating to finance; deleting an obsolete transfer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 16A.152, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Dettmer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4100, A bill for an act relating to cemeteries; providing for the mandatory transfer of certain abandoned cemeteries; requiring a report to the state auditor on abandoned cemeteries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 306.243, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Haley introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4101, A bill for an act relating to environment; providing additional time for compliance with buffer law requirements; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 4, article 4, section 146, as amended.

 

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

 

 

Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4102, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a highway-rail grade separation on County State-Aid Highways 55, 5, and 15 in Kandiyohi County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Daniels introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4103, A bill for an act relating to transportation; directing the Department of Transportation to erect certain signs on marked Interstate Highway 35.

 

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

 

 

Garofalo introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4104, A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing mail balloting in any town or any city with fewer than 400 registered voters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 204B.45, subdivision 1.

 

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


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Poston introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4105, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Wadena Armory; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Heintzeman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4106, A bill for an act relating to waters; creating certification program for new wastewater treatment technology; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115.

 

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

 

 

Fenton; Davids; Anselmo; Carlson, L.; Dehn, R.; Smith; Metsa; McDonald and West introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4107, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Snowbate program.

 

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

 

 

Davids, Loon, McDonald, Metsa, Fenton and Smith introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4108, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a refundable film production tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Heintzeman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4109, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Brainerd Armory; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Franke introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4110, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a report on strategies to achieve health equity and ending the HIV epidemic.

 

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


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Franke introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4111, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Interagency Council on Ending HIV/AIDS in Minnesota; 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.

 

 

Zerwas, Schomacker and Liebling introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4112, A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing the x-ray practice of cardiovascular technologists who meet certain education requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.121, subdivision 5a.

 

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

 

 

Kresha and Pinto introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4113, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying an appropriation to the commissioner of health for home visiting programs for families with young children; amending Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 6, article 18, section 3, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Miller and Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4114, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for compensation to businesses for loss of business opportunity from sale and closure of biomass energy plant; creating an account; transferring money.

 

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

 

 

Slocum, Peterson and Bly introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4115, A bill for an act relating to education finance; raising revenue for charter schools to approximate school district revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 123B.595, subdivision 2; 124E.20, subdivision 1; 126C.44; 127A.47, subdivision 7; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 124E.22.

 

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

 

 

Franke, Uglem, Anselmo, Loon and Jessup introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4116, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting the sale of bump stocks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.67, subdivisions 1, 2.

 

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


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Urdahl; Daudt; Peppin; Scott; Rarick; Howe; Gruenhagen; Davids; Christensen; Kresha; Jurgens; Bennett; Lohmer; Jessup; Anderson, P.; Backer; Considine; Bly; Bahr, C.; Uglem; Daniels; West; Green; Kiel; Slocum; Ward; Pryor; Kunesh-Podein; Johnson, C.; Lee; Grossell; Haley; Loon and Franson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4117, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring a credit in government and citizenship for high school graduation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 120B.024, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 120B.36, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Miller introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4118, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a process to compensate businesses for loss of business opportunity resulting from sale and closure of a biomass energy plant; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116C.

 

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

 

 

Jessup, Kunesh-Podein, Pryor, Runbeck, Sandstede, Haley and Loon introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4119, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring teacher preparation programs to include instruction on dyslexia; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 122A.092, subdivision 5.

 

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

 

 

Anselmo, Loon, Peterson, Bennett, Theis, Jurgens and Wills introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4120, A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing the safe schools revenue program; making charter schools eligible for safe schools revenue; increasing safe schools revenue; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.44.

 

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

 

 

Franke introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4121, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a pilot program to provide universal access for PrEP and PEP treatment programs; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Newberger; Miller; Drazkowski; Bahr, C.; Lucero; Green and Poston introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4122, A bill for an act relating to counties; public assistance; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 375.

 

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


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Zerwas introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4123, A bill for an act relating to health licensing; modifying licensure requirements for certain pharmacies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 151.19, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Hilstrom introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4124, A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions to enforcement of the health care bill of rights; changing provisions to maltreatment of vulnerable adults; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 144A.44; 573.02, subdivision 2; 626.557, subdivision 17; 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.

 

 

Hilstrom introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4125, A bill for an act relating to civil law; making changes to statutory provisions affecting older and vulnerable adults by modifying data practices provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 144.291, subdivision 2; 626.557, subdivision 12b.

 

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

 

 

Newberger introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4126, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a PTSD treatment pilot project; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Schomacker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4127, A bill for an act relating to health care; adding a member to the Rural Health Advisory Committee who is a licensed dentist; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.1481, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Peterson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4128, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care licensing requirements; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 245A.04, subdivision 9; 245A.14, by adding a subdivision.

 

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


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Hornstein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4129, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying the state rail safety inspection program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 219.015, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Haley introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4130, A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money for grants to local housing trust funds.

 

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

 

 

Murphy, M., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4131, A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; providing additional aid adjustments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 477A.013, subdivision 13.

 

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

 

 

Clark, Kunesh-Podein, Loeffler and Moran introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4132, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the Women's Suffrage 100th Anniversary Commemoration Commission; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Anderson, P.; Backer; Lueck and Hamilton introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4133, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; making policy and technical changes to various agricultural provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 17.117, subdivision 11a; 25.33, subdivision 8; 28A.04, subdivision 1; 28A.08, subdivision 3; 29.26; 34A.11, subdivision 7; 41A.15, subdivision 10, by adding a subdivision; 41A.16, subdivisions 1, 4; 41A.17, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 41A.18, subdivisions 1, 3; 41B.02, subdivision 10a; 41B.047, subdivisions 1, 3; 41B.049, subdivision 5; 41B.055, subdivision 3; 41B.057, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 28A.05; 32D.13, by adding a subdivision; 32D.20, subdivision 2; 32D.22; 41B.0391, subdivisions 1, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 41A.15, subdivisions 2a, 2b.

 

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


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Hertaus, Drazkowski and Pugh introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4134, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing certain land used to provide environmental benefits to be defined as an agricultural purpose; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 273.13, subdivision 23.

 

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

 

 

Franke and Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4135, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for substance abuse recovery services.

 

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

 

 

Mahoney, Lien, Knoblach, Omar, Moran, Pinto, Liebling, Freiberg, Anselmo, Lee and Davnie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4136, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for Somali young adult and youth job training and workforce development.

 

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

 

 

Nash introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4137, A bill for an act relating to state government; abolishing the Office of MN.IT Services; establishing a division of information technology within the Department of Administration; requiring agencies to obtain competitive bids for information technology projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16E.01, subdivision 1; 16E.015, by adding a subdivision; 16E.016; 16E.02; 16E.055; 16E.14; 16E.18, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 16E.0466, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16E.145.

 

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

 

 

Bahr, C., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4138, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing certain requirements for weigh station entrance ramps; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

 

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


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Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4139, A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying definition of taconite assistance area; clarifying use of taconite economic development fund; providing for transfer of 2018 distribution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 273.1341; 298.28, subdivision 9a; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 298.227.

 

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

 

 

Ward, Fenton, Pinto, Uglem, Hilstrom, Considine, Zerwas, Omar, Clark, Maye Quade, Franke, Daudt, Howe and Grossell introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4140, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalty for repeated offenses for patrons of prostitutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.324, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

      Davnie moved that the name of Schultz be added as an author on H. F. No. 344.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kiel moved that the name of Flanagan be added as an author on H. F. No. 481.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Pierson moved that the name of Dettmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 903.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Zerwas moved that the names of Sandstede and Maye Quade be added as authors on H. F. No. 1660.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hilstrom moved that the name of Olson be added as an author on H. F. No. 1692.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Davids moved that the name of Bernardy be added as an author on H. F. No. 2120.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Dean, M., moved that the name of Flanagan be added as an author on H. F. No. 2574.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hamilton moved that the name of Poston be added as an author on H. F. No. 2609.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Grossell moved that the name of Pugh be added as an author on H. F. No. 2809.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Rarick moved that the names of Sundin and Masin be added as authors on H. F. No. 2912.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Liebling moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 2931.  The motion prevailed.


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           Franke moved that the names of Newberger and Slocum be added as authors on H. F. No. 2932.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hilstrom moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 2933.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Davids moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 2941.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Schultz moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 2949.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Clark moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 2964.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lee moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 2986.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wills moved that the names of Urdahl and Drazkowski be added as authors on H. F. No. 2994.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pinto moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3039.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pinto moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3040.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Davids moved that the names of Poppe and Poston be added as authors on H. F. No. 3052.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kiel moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3056.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Loon moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3085.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Freiberg moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3091.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Newberger moved that the name of Poston be added as an author on H. F. No. 3121.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hausman moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3125.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Koznick moved that the name of Allen be added as an author on H. F. No. 3133.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hamilton moved that the name of Gunther be added as an author on H. F. No. 3152.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Schomacker moved that the name of Flanagan be added as an author on H. F. No. 3191.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Fenton moved that the name of Flanagan be added as an author on H. F. No. 3196.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Peterson moved that the name of Albright be added as an author on H. F. No. 3204.  The motion prevailed.

 

      O'Neill moved that the name of Maye Quade be added as an author on H. F. No. 3232.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Davids moved that the name of Lillie be added as an author on H. F. No. 3249.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Bennett moved that the names of Allen and Daniels be added as authors on H. F. No. 3281.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Anselmo moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3291.  The motion prevailed.


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           Kiel moved that the names of Theis and Pugh be added as authors on H. F. No. 3296.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Zerwas moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3304.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Loeffler moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3307.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Koznick moved that the name of Kunesh-Podein be added as an author on H. F. No. 3355.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Zerwas moved that the name of Albright be added as an author on H. F. No. 3356.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kunesh-Podein moved that the name of Bennett be added as an author on H. F. No. 3361.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Anselmo moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3365.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Franke moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3370.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nornes moved that the names of Pelowski, Schultz and Omar be added as authors on H. F. No. 3372.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kunesh-Podein moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3375.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Davnie moved that the name of Slocum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3378.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Howe moved that the name of Poston be added as an author on H. F. No. 3387.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Miller moved that the name of Schultz be added as an author on H. F. No. 3388.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Zerwas moved that the name of Schultz be added as an author on H. F. No. 3398.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Albright moved that the names of Franke and Dehn, R., be added as authors on H. F. No. 3404.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Dettmer moved that the name of Sandstede be added as an author on H. F. No. 3429.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Layman moved that the name of Lueck be added as an author on H. F. No. 3440.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Backer moved that the name of Poppe be added as an author on H. F. No. 3442.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gruenhagen moved that the name of Considine be added as an author on H. F. No. 3450.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Davids moved that the names of Christensen and Haley be added as authors on H. F. No. 3464.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Olson moved that the names of Murphy, M.; Sandstede; Sundin; Koegel; Metsa; Mahoney; Bly; Clark; Wagenius; Pryor; Maye Quade and Hortman be added as authors on H. F. No. 3468.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Anselmo moved that the names of Lesch and Dettmer be added as authors on H. F. No. 3495.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Garofalo moved that the name of Zerwas be added as an author on H. F. No. 3568.  The motion prevailed.


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           Hamilton moved that the name of Lesch be added as an author on H. F. No. 3586.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Peterson moved that the names of Christensen and Theis be added as authors on H. F. No. 3587.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Loon moved that the name of Dettmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 3600.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Poppe moved that the names of Garofalo, Dettmer and Gruenhagen be added as authors on H. F. No. 3646.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Fenton moved that the name of Fischer be added as an author on H. F. No. 3660.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lesch moved that the name of Franke be added as an author on H. F. No. 3677.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gruenhagen moved that the name of Considine be added as an author on H. F. No. 3694.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hamilton moved that the name of Lueck be added as an author on H. F. No. 3719.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Drazkowski moved that the names of Green, Zerwas, Daniels and Bahr, C., be added as authors on H. F. No. 3779.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Loon moved that the name of Applebaum be added as an author on H. F. No. 3793.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Schomacker moved that the name of Theis be added as an author on H. F. No. 3833.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Poston moved that the names of Newberger and Lohmer be added as authors on H. F. No. 3840.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Albright moved that the name of Ecklund be added as an author on H. F. No. 3851.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Dehn, R., moved that the name of Hausman be added as an author on H. F. No. 3854.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Peterson moved that the name of Layman be added as an author on H. F. No. 3862.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Theis moved that the name of Christensen be added as an author on H. F. No. 3884.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moran moved that the name of Peterson be added as an author on H. F. No. 3887.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Koznick moved that the name of Gruenhagen be added as an author on H. F. No. 3895.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nornes moved that the name of Zerwas be added as an author on H. F. No. 3899.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Uglem moved that the names of Kresha, Vogel, Schultz, Freiberg and Murphy, E., be added as authors on H. F. No. 3921.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Theis moved that the name of Rarick be added as an author on H. F. No. 3941.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Theis moved that the names of Rarick and Howe be added as authors on H. F. No. 3942.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Theis moved that the names of Rarick and Howe be added as authors on H. F. No. 3943.  The motion prevailed.


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           Theis moved that the name of Rarick be added as an author on H. F. No. 3944.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Runbeck moved that the name of Lucero be added as an author on H. F. No. 3949.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Maye Quade moved that the name of Omar be added as an author on H. F. No. 3951.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Ward moved that the name of Clark be added as an author on H. F. No. 3955.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Omar moved that the name of Clark be added as an author on H. F. No. 3974.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Loeffler moved that the name of Clark be added as an author on H. F. No. 3975.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Zerwas moved that the name of Howe be added as an author on H. F. No. 3978.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Layman moved that the name of Schultz be added as an author on H. F. No. 3988.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Green moved that the name of Lueck be added as an author on H. F. No. 3994.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nash moved that the name of Bahr, C., be added as an author on H. F. No. 3997.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Runbeck moved that the names of Lohmer and Fischer be added as authors on H. F. No. 4003.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Runbeck moved that the name of Lucero be added as an author on H. F. No. 4004.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Murphy, E., moved that the names of Omar and Clark be added as authors on H. F. No. 4005.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Swedzinski moved that the name of Dettmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 4008.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Layman moved that the name of Lueck be added as an author on H. F. No. 4012.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Dehn, R., moved that the name of Lee be added as an author on H. F. No. 4014.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Anderson, S., moved that the name of Lucero be added as an author on H. F. No. 4016.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Franke moved that his name be stricken as an author on H. F. No. 4021.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gunther moved that the name of Lueck be added as an author on H. F. No. 4032.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gunther moved that the name of Petersburg be added as an author on H. F. No. 4033.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Swedzinski moved that his name be stricken as an author on H. F. No. 4047.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Rosenthal moved that the names of Dehn, R., and Pierson be added as authors on H. F. No. 4051.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Youakim moved that the names of Becker-Finn and Knoblach be added as authors on H. F. No. 4053.  The motion prevailed.


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           Zerwas moved that H. F. No. 3132 be recalled from the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy and be re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Fenton moved that H. F. No. 3371, now on the General Register, be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kunesh-Podein moved that H. F. No. 3375 be recalled from the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance and be re-referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

      There being no objection, the order of business reverted to Messages from the Senate.

 

 

MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

 

 

      The following message was received from the Senate:

 

 

Mr. Speaker:

 

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

 

S. F. No. 3133, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the legislative auditor to appoint an information technology auditor to conduct an assessment of MNLARS; establishing a MNLARS steering committee; appropriating money.

 

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

 

Senators Newman, Osmek and Dibble.

 

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

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

      Torkelson moved that the House accede to the request of the Senate and that the Speaker appoint a Conference Committee of 3 members of the House to meet with a like committee appointed by the Senate on the disagreeing votes of the two houses on S. F. No. 3133.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER

 

      The Speaker announced the appointment of the following members of the House to a Conference Committee on S. F. No. 3133:

 

      Torkelson, Baker and Nelson.


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ADJOURNMENT

 

      Peppin moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 3:30 p.m., Thursday, March 22, 2018.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Peppin moved that the House adjourn.  The motion prevailed, and the Speaker declared the House stands adjourned until 3:30 p.m., Thursday, March 22, 2018.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives


 


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