1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 234 as follows:
1.2Page 2, line 12, delete ", including rules providing" and insert ". The rules must provide"
1.3Page 2, line 13, after "section" insert ", and must include a provision that a request by
1.4either party for mediation of the dispute by an independent third-party must be implemented"
1.5Page 2, line 16, before "Any" insert "Except as provided in paragraph (c),"
1.6Page 2, after line 18, insert:
1.7"(c) The Public Utilities Commission shall complete the portion of its investigation in
1.8Docket No. 16-512 examining whether the methodology used by cooperative associations
1.9to establish a fee under section 216B.164, subdivision 3, paragraph (a), complies with state
1.10law. A methodology determined by the commission to comply with state law may not be
1.11challenged in a dispute under section 216B.164."