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STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

 

NINETIETH SESSION - 2018

 

_____________________

 

NINETY-THIRD DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Tuesday, May 8, 2018

 

 

The House of Representatives convened at 10:00 a.m. and was called to order by Clark Johnson, Speaker pro tempore.

 

Prayer was offered by Pastor Tim Ogle, Litchfield Community Church, Litchfield, 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

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

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

Franke

Franson

Freiberg

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Halverson

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

Loeffler

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Marquart

Masin

McDonald

Metsa

Miller

Moran

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

Schultz

Scott

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

Wagenius

Ward

West

Whelan

Wills

Youakim

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

A quorum was present.

 

Becker-Finn; Johnson, S.; Lillie and Schomacker were excused.

 

Hamilton and Maye Quade were excused until 12:30 p.m. Flanagan and Mariani were excused until 12:40 p.m. Slocum was excused until 12:45 p.m. Applebaum was excused until 2:05 p.m.

 

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


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The Speaker assumed the Chair.

 

 

REPORTS OF CHIEF CLERK

 

S. F. No. 614 and H. F. No. 822, which had been referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison, were examined and found to be not identical.

 

Franson moved that S. F. No. 614 be substituted for H. F. No. 822 and that the House File be indefinitely postponed. The motion prevailed.

 

 

S. F. No. 2991 and H. F. No. 2829, which had been referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison, were examined and found to be not identical.

 

O'Driscoll moved that S. F. No. 2991 be substituted for H. F. No. 2829 and that the House File be indefinitely postponed. The motion prevailed.

 

 

S. F. No. 3019 and H. F. No. 3366, which had been referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison, were examined and found to be identical.

 

Zerwas moved that S. F. No. 3019 be substituted for H. F. No. 3366 and that the House File be indefinitely postponed. The motion prevailed.

 

 

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES AND DIVISIONS

 

 

Knoblach from the Committee on Ways and Means 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 following amendments:

 

Page 12, after line 14, insert:

 

"Sec. 13. APPROPRIATION.

 

(a) $4,018,000 in fiscal year 2019 is appropriated from the driver services operating account in the special revenue fund, or its successor fund, to the commissioner of public safety for implementation costs in this act related to the driver and vehicle services information system.

 

(b) This appropriation is effective if legislation is enacted in the 2018 regular session that requires a transfer of an amount no less than the amount appropriated in paragraph (a) from the general fund to the driver services operating account, in conjunction with reductions to general fund appropriations for executive agency operating expenditures.

 

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


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Sec. 14. EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Except as provided otherwise, this act is effective August 1, 2018."

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 3, after the first semicolon, insert "appropriating money;"

 

 

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

 

The report was adopted.

 

 

Knoblach from the Committee on Ways and Means 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:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1. [115B.52] WATER QUALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY ACCOUNT.

 

Subdivision 1. Definition. For purposes of this section and section 115B.53, the term "settlement" means the agreement and order entered on February 20, 2018, settling litigation commenced by the state against the 3M Company under section 115B.17, subdivision 7.

 

Subd. 2. Establishment. The water quality and sustainability account is established as an account in the remediation fund. The account consists of revenue deposited in the account under the terms of the settlement and earnings on the investment of money in the account. Money in the account may be invested through the State Board of Investment.

 

Subd. 3. Expenditures. (a) Money in the account is appropriated to the commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency and to the commissioner of natural resources for the purposes authorized under the settlement.

 

(b) The commissioners must ensure that money in the account is spent:

 

(1) to enhance the quality, quantity, and sustainability of the drinking water in the east metropolitan area, which includes but is not limited to, the cities of Woodbury, Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park, Afton, and Newport and the townships of West Lakeland and Grey Cloud Island;

 

(2) to ensure clean drinking water in sufficient supply to residents and businesses in the east metropolitan area to meet their current and future water needs, with priority given to projects that address drinking water supplies where health-based values or health risk limits for perfluorinated and polyfluorinated chemicals have been exceeded;

 

(3) only on projects that are technically feasible; and

 

(4) in a manner that ensures the first priority identified in the settlement agreement is met.


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Subd. 4. Limitations. No more than ten percent of the money in the account may be spent on state and local administrative expenses and no more than ten percent may be spent on studies.

 

Subd. 5. Reporting. The commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency and the commissioner of natural resources must jointly submit:

 

(1) by January 15, 2019, an implementation plan detailing how the commissioners will:

 

(i) determine how the priorities in the settlement are met and how the spending will move from the first and second priorities outlined in the settlement; and

 

(ii) evaluate and determine what projects receive funding;

 

(2) by March 1 and November 1 each year, a biannual report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative policy and finance committees with jurisdiction over environment and natural resources on expenditures from the water quality and sustainability account during the previous six months; and

 

(3) by November 1 each year, a report to the legislature on expenditures from the water quality and sustainability account during the previous fiscal year and a spending plan for anticipated expenditures from the account during the current fiscal year.

 

Subd. 6. State authority. Nothing in this section grants authority to the commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency or commissioner of natural resources to assume control or otherwise operate existing municipal water supply operations in the east metropolitan area.

 

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

 

Sec. 2. [115B.53] WATER QUALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY STAKEHOLDERS.

 

The commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency and the commissioner of natural resources must work with stakeholders to identify and recommend projects to receive funding from the water quality and sustainability account under the settlement. Stakeholders include, at a minimum, representatives of the agency, the Department of Natural Resources, east metropolitan area municipalities, and the 3M Company. The commissioners must establish a process to solicit and evaluate the recommendations from each of the cities of Woodbury, Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park, Afton, and Newport and the townships of West Lakeland and Grey Cloud Island.

 

Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116.155, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1. Creation. The remediation fund is created as a special revenue fund in the state treasury to provide a reliable source of public money for response and corrective actions to address releases of hazardous substances, pollutants or contaminants, agricultural chemicals, and petroleum, and for environmental response actions at qualified landfill facilities for which the agency has assumed such responsibility, including perpetual care of such facilities. The specific purposes for which the general portion of the fund may be spent are provided in subdivision 2. In addition to the general portion of the fund, the fund contains two three accounts described in subdivisions 4 and 5 to 5a.


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Sec. 4. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116.155, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 5a. Water quality and sustainability account. The water quality and sustainability account is as described in section 115B.52."

 

 

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

 

The report was adopted.

 

 

Urdahl from the Committee on Capital Investment to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 4404, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; modifying previous appropriations; establishing new programs and modifying existing programs; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16B.86; 16B.87, subdivisions 1, 3; 363A.36, subdivisions 1, 4; 363A.44, subdivision 1; 462A.37, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 222.49; 462A.37, subdivision 5; Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 14, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 5, subdivision 3; Laws 2014, chapter 295, section 9; Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, sections 6, subdivision 6; 15, subdivisions 3, 11; 19, subdivision 3; 23, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 137; 174.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"ARTICLE 1

APPROPRIATIONS

 

Section 1. CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT APPROPRIATIONS.

 

The sums shown in the column under "Appropriations" are appropriated from the bond proceeds fund, or another named fund, to the state agencies or officials indicated, to be spent for public purposes. Appropriations of bond proceeds must be spent as authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraph (a), to acquire and better public land and buildings and other public improvements of a capital nature, or as authorized by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraphs (b) to (j), or article XIV. Unless otherwise specified, money appropriated in this act:

 

(1) may be used to pay state agency staff costs that are attributed directly to the capital program or project in accordance with accounting policies adopted by the commissioner of management and budget;

 

(2) is available until the project is completed or abandoned subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642;

 

(3) for activities under Minnesota Statutes, sections 16B.307, 84.946, and 135A.046, should not be used for projects that can be financed within a reasonable time frame under Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.322 or 16C.144; and

 

(4) is available for a grant to a political subdivision after the commissioner of management and budget determines that an amount sufficient to complete the project as described in this act has been committed to the project, as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.502.


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APPROPRIATIONS

 

Sec. 2. UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$78,533,000

 

To the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR)

 

 

 

40,000,000

 

To be spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 135A.046.

 

Subd. 3. Greater Minnesota Academic Renewal

 

 

 

10,533,000

 

To modernize existing teaching, learning, and research spaces on the Crookston, Duluth, and Morris campuses, including:

 

(1) to predesign, design, renovate, furnish, and equip campus teaching and learning spaces in Dowell Hall and Owen Hall on the Crookston campus;

 

(2) to predesign, design, renovate, furnish, and equip campus teaching and learning spaces in A. B. Anderson Hall on the Duluth campus; and

 

(3) to predesign, design, renovate, furnish, and equip campus teaching and learning spaces in the Humanities Building and Blakely Hall on the Morris campus.

 

Subd. 4. Pillsbury Hall Renewal

 

 

 

24,000,000

 

To predesign, design, renovate, furnish, and equip historic Pillsbury Hall on the Twin Cities campus.

 

Subd. 5. Glensheen Renewal

 

 

 

4,000,000

 

To predesign, design, and renovate the Historic Glensheen Estate including but not limited to the main house; the site structures, terraces, and garden walls; and the carriage house. This appropriation is not available until the commissioner of management and budget determines that an equal amount is committed from other sources.


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Subd. 6. University Share

 

 

 

 

 

Except for the appropriations for HEAPR and Glensheen renewal, the appropriations in this section are intended to cover approximately two-thirds of the cost of each project. The remaining costs must be paid from university sources.

 

Subd. 7. Unspent Appropriations

 

 

 

 

 

Upon substantial completion of a project authorized in this section and after written notice to the commissioner of management and budget, the Board of Regents must use any money remaining in the appropriation for that project for HEAPR under Minnesota Statutes, section 135A.046. The Board of Regents must report by February 1 of each even-numbered year to the chairs of the house of representatives and senate committees with jurisdiction over capital investment and higher education finance, and to the chairs of the house of representatives Ways and Means Committee and the senate Finance Committee, on how the remaining money has been allocated or spent.

 

Sec. 3. MINNESOTA STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$122,858,000

 

To the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR)

 

 

 

40,000,000

 

To be spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 135A.046.

 

Subd. 3. Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids

 

 

569,000

 

To design the renovation of the business and nursing building on the Coon Rapids campus.

 

Subd. 4. Bemidji State University

 

 

 

22,512,000

 

To demolish and replace Hagg Sauer Hall with the Academic Learning Center Building; and to design, renovate, and equip A.C. Clark Library, Bangsberg Hall, Bensen Hall, Bridgeman Hall, and Sattgast Hall.

 

Subd. 5. Century College

 

 

 

6,362,000

 

To design, renovate, and equip the Engineering and Applied Technology Center, welding lab, fabrication lab, auto disassembly, and related student support and university partnership space on the east campus.


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Subd. 6. Inver Hills Community College

 

 

 

698,000

 

To design the renovation of the Technology and Business Center to include the link to Heritage Hall.

 

Subd. 7. Minnesota State University, Mankato

 

 

 

6,478,000

 

To update design, renovate, renew, equip, and repurpose the spaces in Wissink Hall, Morris Hall, and Wiecking Center vacated when occupants moved to the new Clinical Science Building; and to install a solar array on the roof of the new Clinical Science Building.

 

Subd. 8. Minnesota State University, Moorhead

 

 

 

628,000

 

To design the renovation of Weld Hall.

 

Subd. 9. Normandale Community College

 

 

 

12,636,000

 

To design Phases 1 and 2 of the renovation of the College Services Building; and to renovate and equip the first floor of the College Services Building, including site improvements that address ADA compliance and storm water management.

 

Subd. 10. Riverland Community College, Albert Lea

 

 

 

10,122,000

 

To design, renovate, renew, and equip classroom and lab space at the Albert Lea campus; to construct infill in Building C to support auto and diesel labs; and to demolish obsolete child care building.

 

Subd. 11. Rochester Community and Technical College

 

 

22,853,000

 

To demolish Plaza and Memorial Halls; to design, renovate, renew, and equip classrooms and labs; to construct an addition adjacent to Endicott Hall; to construct a central chiller plant; and to demolish the maintenance building and child care building.

 

Subd. 12. Debt Service

 

 

 

 

 

(a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), the Board of Trustees shall pay the debt service on one-third of the principal amount of state bonds sold to finance projects authorized by this section. After each sale of general obligation bonds, the commissioner of management and budget shall notify the board of the amounts assessed for each year for the life of the bonds.

 

(b) The board need not pay debt service on bonds sold to finance HEAPR. Where a nonstate match is required, the debt service is due on a principal amount equal to one-third of the total project cost, less the match committed before the bonds are sold.


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(c) The commissioner of management and budget shall reduce the board's assessment each year by one-third of the net income from investment of general obligation bond proceeds in proportion to the amount of principal and interest otherwise required to be paid by the board. The board shall pay its resulting net assessment to the commissioner of management and budget by December 1 each year. If the board fails to make a payment when due, the commissioner of management and budget shall reduce allotments for appropriations from the general fund otherwise available to the board and apply the amount of the reduction to cover the missed debt service payment. The commissioner of management and budget shall credit the payments received from the board to the bond debt service account in the state bond fund each December 1 before money is transferred from the general fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641, subdivision 10.

 

Subd. 13. Unspent Appropriations

 

 

 

 

 

(a) Upon substantial completion of a project authorized in this section and after written notice to the commissioner of management and budget, the board must use any money remaining in the appropriation for that project for HEAPR under Minnesota Statutes, section 135A.046. The Board of Trustees must report by February 1 of each even-numbered year to the chairs of the house of representatives and senate committees with jurisdiction over capital investment and higher education finance, and to the chairs of the house of representatives Ways and Means Committee and the senate Finance Committee, on how the remaining money has been allocated or spent.

 

(b) The unspent portion of an appropriation for a project in this section that is complete is available for HEAPR under this subdivision, at the same campus as the project for which the original appropriation was made and the debt service requirement under this section is reduced accordingly. Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, applies from the date of the original appropriation to the unspent amount transferred.

 

Sec. 4. EDUCATION

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$47,092,000

 

To the commissioner of education for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. Library Construction Grants

 

 

 

2,000,000

 

For library construction grants under Minnesota Statutes, section 134.45.


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Subd. 3. School Safety Grants

 

 

 

25,000,000

 

(a) A school district may apply for a school safety facility grant in the form and manner specified by the commissioner of education.

 

(b) After consultation with the Department of Public Safety's Minnesota School Safety Center, the commissioner of education may award a school safety facility grant to a school district of no more than $500,000 for each qualifying school building. The commissioner must prioritize grant applications. At least half of the grants must be awarded to school districts with administrative offices located outside of the seven-county metropolitan area.

 

(c) Grants may be used to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip school facilities and includes renovating and expanding existing buildings and facilities.

 

(d) Before a grant is approved, the district must provide documentation acceptable to the commissioner of education on how the grant will be used.

 

(e) No money for construction may be distributed by the commissioner of education to the recipient school district until bids have been received on 100 percent of the construction documents and satisfactory documentation has been submitted to the commissioner of education indicating the project can be fully completed with money available for the project.

 

(f) Grants are available when the commissioner of management and budget determines that sufficient resources have been committed to complete the project, as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.502.

 

Subd. 4. Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake

 

 

14,492,000

 

(a) From the maximum effort school loan fund for a capital loan to Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake, as provided in Minnesota Statutes, sections 126C.60 to 126C.72. This appropriation is for predesign, design, and construction of a connection structure between the Red Lake Early Learning Childhood Center and Red Lake Elementary School; renovations to various classrooms, labs, and support rooms; updating of mechanical systems; and expansion of the cafeteria. Before any capital loan contract is approved under this subdivision, the district must provide documentation acceptable to the commissioner of education on how the capital loan will be used.

 

(b) The commissioner of administration may provide project management services to assist the commissioner of education with oversight of the project. No money for construction may be distributed by the commissioner of education to the recipient


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school district until bids have been received on 100 percent of the construction documents and satisfactory documentation has been submitted to the commissioner of education indicating the project can be fully completed with money available for the project.

 

(c) Notwithstanding the timelines in Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.69, subdivision 11, Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake, must submit the question authorizing the borrowing of money for the facilities to voters of the district at the first general election following final enactment of this subdivision.

 

(d) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.69, subdivision 6, the application submitted by Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake, on September 1, 2015, shall be considered a sufficient application for this loan. The local portion for this capital loan is $94,231 under Minnesota Statutes, section 126C.69, subdivision 9. This amount shall be disbursed for the approved project prior to the state loan reimbursement payments to the school district.

 

Subd. 5. Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School District; Cosmos Elementary School Repurposing

 

 

 

5,000,000

 

For a grant to Independent School District No. 2396, Atwater‑Cosmos-Grove City Public Schools, to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip the renovation and repurposing of the Cosmos elementary school for use by the regional educational program for autistic students, emotionally or behaviorally disturbed students, and other students with specific educational needs.

 

Subd. 6. Warroad School District - Northwest Angle School

 

 

600,000

 

From the general fund for a grant to Independent School District No. 690, Warroad Public Schools, for demolition and site preparation and to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip the renovation and an expansion of the Northwest Angle School. No nonstate match is required.

 

Sec. 5. MINNESOTA STATE ACADEMIES

 

 

 

$2,000,000

 

To the commissioner of administration for capital asset preservation improvements and betterments on both campuses of the Minnesota State Academies, to be spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.


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Sec. 6. NATURAL RESOURCES

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$62,750,000

 

(a) To the commissioner of natural resources for the purposes specified in this section.

 

(b) The appropriations in this section are subject to the requirements of the natural resources capital improvement program under Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.12, unless this section or the statutes referred to in this section provide more specific standards, criteria, or priorities for projects than Minnesota Statutes, section 86A.12.

 

Subd. 2. Natural Resources Asset Preservation

 

 

 

30,000,000

 

For the renovation of state-owned facilities and recreational assets operated by the commissioner of natural resources to be spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 84.946. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 84.946, the commissioner may use this appropriation to replace buildings if, considering the embedded energy in the building, that is the most energy-efficient and carbon-reducing method of renovation.

 

Subd. 3. Flood Hazard Mitigation

 

 

 

20,000,000

 

(a) For the state share of flood hazard mitigation grants for publicly owned capital improvements to prevent or alleviate flood damage under Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.161.

 

(b) To the extent practical, levee projects shall meet the state standard of three feet above the 100-year flood elevation.

 

(c) To the extent practicable and consistent with the project, recipients of appropriations for flood control projects in this subdivision shall create wetlands that are eligible for wetland replacement credit to replace wetlands drained or filled as the result of repair, reconstruction, replacement, or rehabilitation of an existing public road under Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.222, subdivision 1, paragraphs (l) and (m).

 

(d) Project priorities shall be determined by the commissioner as appropriate and based on need and may include acquisition of properties prone to flooding.

 

(e) To the extent that the cost of a project exceeds two percent of the median household income in a municipality or township multiplied by the number of households in the municipality or township, this appropriation is also for the local share of the project.


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Subd. 4. Acquisition and Betterment of Buildings

 

 

 

6,000,000

 

For acquisition, predesign, design, and construction to replace existing facilities that no longer meet the business needs of the department; for the predesign, design, and construction of a drill core facility in Hibbing; and for the design and construction of storage facilities.

 

Subd. 5. State Park and Recreation Area Accessibility

 

 

2,000,000

 

For the design and construction of improvements to bring the facilities within state parks and recreation areas to the Americans with Disabilities Act standards.

 

Subd. 6. Glendalough State Park

 

 

 

750,000

 

To construct a Visitor and Trail Center in Glendalough State Park.

 

Subd. 7. Blufflands State Trail

 

 

 

1,500,000

 

To acquire land for, construct, and pay expenses related to an extension of the Blufflands state trail system from Harmony to the Iowa border, to include a connection to Niagara Cave in Fillmore County as authorized in Minnesota Statutes, section 85.015, subdivision 7.

 

Subd. 8. Cohasset - Tioga Recreation Area

 

 

 

1,000,000

 

For a grant to the city of Cohasset to design, engineer, and construct an approximately 25-mile trail system for hiking, running, mountain biking, and other activities in the Tioga Recreation Area in Cohasset.

 

Subd. 9. Aitkin County - Northwoods ATV Trail

 

 

 

1,500,000

 

For a grant to Aitkin County for predesign, design, acquisition, and development of a trail to connect the Northwoods ATV trail system with the Mille Lacs-Malmo East Loop trail system. The appropriation is not available until the commissioner of management and budget determines that $150,000 has been committed to the project from nonstate sources.

 

Subd. 10. Unspent Appropriations

 

 

 

 

 

The unspent portion of an appropriation for a project in this section that is complete, upon written notice to the commissioner of management and budget, is available for asset preservation under Minnesota Statutes, section 84.946. Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, applies from the date of the original appropriation to the unspent amount transferred.


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Sec. 7. POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$20,300,000

 

To the Pollution Control Agency for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. Waste Disposal Engineering Closed Landfill

 

 

 

6,000,000

 

To design and construct remedial systems, including cleanup and removal of a leaking hazardous waste pit and protection of groundwater, at the Waste Disposal Engineering site in Anoka County in accordance with the closed landfill program under Minnesota Statutes, sections 115B.39 to 115B.42.

 

Subd. 3. Lake Redwood Reclamation

 

 

 

7,300,000

 

For a grant to the Redwood-Cottonwood Rivers Control Area, a joint powers entity, to predesign, design, construct, and equip the reservoir reclamation and enhancement of the 66-acre Lake Redwood Reservoir, to remove approximately 650,000 cubic yards of sediment and increase its depth from approximately 2.8 feet to 20 feet in order to secure renewable energy capacity of the hydroelectric dam which is impeded by lack of water capacity, reduce the flow of pollutants to the Minnesota River, and increase fish habitat and enhance recreational opportunities.

 

Subd. 4. Clay County - Solid Waste Transfer Station

 

 

 

7,000,000

 

For a grant to Clay County under the solid waste capital assistance grants program under Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.54, to construct a new resource recovery campus consisting of a new solid waste transfer station and problem materials facility. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 115A.54, this appropriation does not require a nonstate contribution, except as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.502.

 

Sec. 8. BOARD OF WATER AND SOIL RESOURCES

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$15,781,000

 

To the Board of Water and Soil Resources for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. Reinvest in Minnesota (RIM) Reserve Program

 

 

10,000,000

 

(a) To acquire conservation easements from landowners to preserve, restore, create, and enhance wetlands and associated uplands of prairie and grasslands, and restore and enhance rivers and streams, riparian lands, and associated uplands of prairie and grasslands in order to protect soil and water quality, support fish


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and wildlife habitat, reduce flood damage, and provide other public benefits. The provisions of Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.515, apply to this program.

 

(b) The board shall give priority to leveraging federal money by enrolling targeted new lands or enrolling environmentally sensitive lands that have expiring federal conservation agreements.

 

(c) The board is authorized to enter into new agreements and amend past agreements with landowners as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 103F.515, subdivision 5, to allow for restoration.

 

(d) Of this appropriation, up to five percent may be used for restoration, rehabilitation, and enhancement.

 

Subd. 3. Local Government Roads Wetland Replacement Program

 

 

 

5,000,000

 

To acquire land or permanent easements and to restore, create, enhance, and preserve wetlands to replace those wetlands drained or filled as a result of the repair, reconstruction, replacement, or rehabilitation of existing public roads as required by Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.222, subdivision 1, paragraphs (l) and (m). The board may vary the priority order of Minnesota Statutes, section 103G.222, subdivision 3, paragraph (a), to implement an in-lieu fee agreement approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under section 404 of the Clean Water Act. The purchase price paid for acquisition of land or perpetual easement must be a fair market value as determined by the board. The board may enter into agreements with the federal government, other state agencies, political subdivisions, nonprofit organizations, fee title owners, or other qualified private entities to acquire wetland replacement credits in accordance with Minnesota Rules, chapter 8420.

 

Subd. 4. South St. Paul - Seidl's Lake

 

 

 

781,000

 

For a grant to the city of South St. Paul for capital improvements to improve the water quality of Seidl's Lake. The capital improvements include design, engineering, construction, and equipping of a storm water lift station to discharge excess storm water into the city of South St. Paul's storm sewer system to minimize the fluctuating water levels of the lake. This project would be implemented jointly by the cities of South St. Paul, Inver Grove Heights, and West St. Paul.

 

Sec. 9. RURAL FINANCE AUTHORITY.

 

 

 

$35,000,000

 

For the purposes set forth in the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, paragraph (h), to the Rural Finance Authority to purchase participation interests in or to make direct agricultural loans to farmers under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B. This


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appropriation is for the beginning farmer program under Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.039; the loan restructuring program under Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.04; the seller-sponsored program under Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.042; the agricultural improvement loan program under Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.043; and the livestock expansion loan program under Minnesota Statutes, section 41B.045. All debt service on bond proceeds used to finance this appropriation must be repaid by the Rural Finance Authority under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.643. Loan participations must be priced to provide full interest and principal coverage and a reserve for potential losses. Priority for loans must be given first to basic beginning farmer loans, second to seller-sponsored loans, and third to agricultural improvement loans.

 

If an appropriation for the same purpose as in this section is enacted more than once in the 2018 legislative session, the appropriation must be given effect only once. If the appropriations for the same purpose are for different amounts, the highest of the amounts is the one to be given effect.

 

Sec. 10. MINNESOTA ZOOLOGICAL GARDEN

 

 

 

$10,000,000

 

To the Minnesota Zoological Garden Board for capital asset preservation improvements and betterments to infrastructure and exhibits at the Minnesota Zoo, to be spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307. Notwithstanding the specified uses of money under Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307, the board may use this appropriation to replace buildings that are in poor condition, outdated, and no longer support the work of the Minnesota Zoo and to construct and renovate trails and roads on the Minnesota Zoo site.

 

Sec. 11. ADMINISTRATION

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$16,000,000

 

To the commissioner of administration for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. Capital Asset Preservation and Replacement Account

 

 

 

5,000,000

 

To be spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.632.

 

Subd. 3. Capitol Complex Monuments and Memorials

 

 

1,000,000

 

To design and complete repairs to monuments and memorials located on the Capitol complex.


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Subd. 4. Capitol Complex - Physical Security Upgrades

 

 

10,000,000

 

To design, construct, and equip upgrades to the physical security elements and systems for one or more of the buildings listed in this subdivision, their attached tunnel systems, their surrounding grounds, and parking facilities as identified in the 2017 Minnesota State Capitol Complex Physical Security Predesign completed by Miller Dunwiddie. Improvements may include but are not limited to design and abatement of asbestos and hazardous materials, the installation of bollards, blast protection, infrastructure security screen walls, door access controls, emergency call stations, security kiosks, locking devices, and traffic control. This appropriation includes money for work associated with one or more of the following buildings: Administration, Centennial, Judicial, Ag/Health Lab, Minnesota History Center, Capitol Complex Power Plant and Shops, Stassen, State Office, and Veterans Service.

 

Sec. 12. MILITARY AFFAIRS

 

 

 

$4,450,000

 

To the adjutant general to design and renovate existing space at the St. Cloud Readiness Center, including mechanical, electrical, building envelope, energy efficiency, and life safety improvements. The adjutant general may also use this appropriation to construct and equip an expansion of the facility.

 

Sec. 13. PUBLIC SAFETY

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$22,500,000

 

To the commissioner of public safety for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. East Metro Training Facility - HERO Center

 

 

9,900,000

 

For a grant to the city of Cottage Grove to construct, furnish, and equip a Health and Emergency Response Occupations (HERO) Center in Cottage Grove.

 

Subd. 3. Dakota County - Regional Public Safety Center

 

 

6,600,000

 

For a grant to Dakota County to acquire land for and to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip the Safety and Mental Health Alternative Response Training (SMART) Center. The center shall serve as a centrally located regional hub and provide training space for the Minnesota Crisis Intervention Team as well as provide a central location for other public safety resources.


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Subd. 4. Marshall - MERIT Center

 

 

 

6,000,000

 

For a grant to the city of Marshall to design, construct, furnish, and equip the driver training and road course expansion of the Minnesota Emergency Response and Industrial Training (MERIT) Center in Marshall.

 

Sec. 14. TRANSPORTATION

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$114,141,000

 

To the commissioner of transportation for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. Local Road Improvement Fund Grants

 

 

 

91,921,000

 

From the bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 174.50, for trunk highway corridor projects under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 2, for construction and reconstruction of local roads with statewide or regional significance under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 4, or for grants to counties to assist in paying the costs of rural road safety capital improvement projects on county state-aid highways under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 4a.

 

Of this amount, $13,500,000 is for a grant to the city of Dayton for design, engineering, environmental analysis, property and easement acquisition, construction, and reconstruction of local roads in conjunction with an interchange on marked Interstate Highway 94 near Hennepin County State-Aid Highway 101, known as Brockton Lane, in Dayton.

 

Of this amount, $6,100,000 is for a grant to the city of Inver Grove Heights to predesign, design, engineer, acquire right-of-way property and temporary and permanent easements, relocate private utilities, inspect, and construct or reconstruct: (1) realignment of Dakota County State-Aid Highway 63, known as Argenta Trail, in Inver Grove Heights, from northerly of its intersection with Amana Trail to the anticipated future alignment of 65th Street, then west to the existing Argenta Trail alignment, and in anticipation of the development of an interchange of Argenta Trail and marked Interstate Highway 494; and (2) expansion from two lanes to four lanes of Dakota County State-Aid Highway 26, known as 70th Street West, in Inver Grove Heights, from the border with Eagan to the intersection with Argenta Trail as realigned.


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Subd. 3. Hennepin County State-Aid Highway 9 (Rockford Road) and Marked Interstate Highway 494

 

 

 

10,720,000

 

$5,360,000 is from the bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund for a grant to Hennepin County and $5,360,000 is from the bond proceeds account in the trunk highway fund to design, engineer, construct, and equip the interchange at Hennepin County State-Aid Highway 9 and marked Interstate Highway 494, including replacing the County State-Aid Highway 9 bridge over marked Interstate Highway 494 and the ramps connecting County State-Aid Highway 9 and marked Interstate Highway 494.

 

Subd. 4. Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority

 

 

1,000,000

 

For a grant to the Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority for environmental analysis and design of rail grade separation of Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe track between Westminster Junction and Division Street/Hoffman Interlocking in St. Paul.

 

Subd. 5. Trunk Highway 29 - Railroad Grade Separation in Pope County

 

 

 

10,500,000

 

From the bond proceeds account in the trunk highway fund for construction of the interchange at marked Trunk Highway 55 and marked Trunk Highway 29 near the city of Glenwood, including grade separation of the adjacent rail crossing of marked Trunk Highway 29.

 

Sec. 15. METROPOLITAN COUNCIL

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$20,000,000

 

To the Metropolitan Council for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. Metropolitan Regional Parks and Trails Capital Improvements

 

 

 

10,000,000

 

For the cost of improvements and betterments of a capital nature and acquisition by the council and local government units of regional recreational open-space lands in accordance with the council's policy plan as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.147. This appropriation must not be used to purchase easements.

 

Subd. 3. Metropolitan Cities Inflow and Infiltration Grants

 

 

5,000,000

 

For grants to cities within the metropolitan area, as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 473.121, subdivision 2, for capital improvements in municipal wastewater collection systems to


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reduce the amount of inflow and infiltration to the Metropolitan Council's metropolitan sanitary sewer disposal system. Grants from this appropriation are for up to 50 percent of the cost to mitigate inflow and infiltration in the publicly owned municipal wastewater collection systems. To be eligible for a grant, a city must be identified by the council as a contributor of excessive inflow and infiltration in the metropolitan disposal system or have a measured flow rate within 20 percent of its allowable council‑determined inflow and infiltration limits. The council must award grants based on applications from cities that identify eligible capital costs and include a timeline for inflow and infiltration mitigation construction, pursuant to guidelines established by the council.

 

Subd. 4. New Hope - 50 Meter Pool

 

 

 

2,000,000

 

For a grant to the city of New Hope to predesign, design, construct, and equip an outdoor 50-meter swimming pool on the civic center campus.

 

Subd. 5. St. Paul - Wakan Tipi Center

 

 

 

3,000,000

 

For a grant to the city of St. Paul to predesign, design, furnish, and equip the Wakan Tipi Center in the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary in St. Paul for programs that the city determines meet regional and city park purpose requirements. The city may enter into a lease or management agreement under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695, to operate the programs in the center.

 

Sec. 16. HUMAN SERVICES

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$54,650,000

 

To the commissioner of administration, or other named entity, for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. Asset Preservation

 

 

 

10,000,000

 

For asset preservation improvements and betterments of a capital nature at Department of Human Services facilities statewide, to be spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.

 

Subd. 3. Anoka Metro Regional Treatment Center - Roof and HVAC Replacement

 

 

 

6,750,000

 

To predesign, design, engineer, construct, and equip improvements on the Anoka Metro Regional Treatment Center campus, including but not limited to design and abatement of asbestos and hazardous materials, replacement of roofs on residential units, installation of metal wall cladding on the mechanical penthouses, installation of new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems, fire


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sprinkler systems, electrical lighting systems in the Miller Building, and installation of a new heating system in the warehouse building.

 

Subd. 4. Regional Behavioral Health Crisis Facility Grants

 

 

25,100,000

 

To the commissioner of human services for behavioral health crisis program facilities grants under article 2, section 28.

 

Subd. 5. Minneapolis - The Family Partnership

 

 

 

10,000,000

 

To the commissioner of human services for a grant to the city of Minneapolis to acquire real property, demolish unusable portions of the existing building, renovate some areas of the existing building, construct new space, and to furnish and equip the facility to provide mental health, early childhood education, and other services to support children and families.

 

Subd. 6. Scott County; Regional Crisis Stabilization and Intensive Residential Treatment Services Facility

 

 

 

1,900,000

 

To the commissioner of human services for a grant to Scott County to design, construct, furnish, and equip a facility in the city of Savage to provide regional intensive residential and treatment services (IRTS) and residential crisis stabilization subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695. This appropriation shall be used for construction of a 16-bed facility in conjunction with Guild Incorporated, a nonprofit organization based in St. Paul, to maximize the space available for 16 IRTS and crisis stabilization beds. The new facility shall provide acute stabilization and treatment for persons with a primary or secondary mental health diagnosis in lieu of inpatient psychiatric hospitalization.

 

Subd. 7. White Earth Opiate Treatment Facility

 

 

 

900,000

 

From the general fund to the commissioner of human services for a grant to the tribal council of the White Earth Nation to refurbish and equip the White Earth Opiate Treatment Facility on the White Earth Reservation. The facility shall treat Native Americans and provide culturally specific programming to individuals placed in the treatment center.

 

Sec. 17. VETERANS AFFAIRS

 

 

 

$10,000,000

 

To the commissioner of administration for asset preservation improvements and betterments of a capital nature at the veterans homes in Minneapolis, Hastings, Fergus Falls, Silver Bay, and Luverne, and the Little Falls Cemetery, to be spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.


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Sec. 18. CORRECTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$24,650,000

 

To the commissioner of administration for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. Asset Preservation

 

 

 

20,000,000

 

For asset preservation improvements and betterments of a capital nature at Minnesota correctional facilities statewide, to be spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307.

 

Subd. 3. Minnesota Correctional Facility - St. Cloud

 

 

2,700,000

 

To install the second of two interior fences circling the inside of the existing granite walls to provide a new secure perimeter, including appropriate lighting, cameras, and fence detection systems to complete the project at the Minnesota Correctional Facility - St. Cloud.

 

Subd. 4. Minnesota Correctional Facility - Moose Lake

 

 

1,950,000

 

To predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip the renovation and expansion of the outdated master control center at the Minnesota Correctional Facility - Moose Lake to improve security and efficiency. The renovation includes updating fire alarm panels and mechanical and electrical systems and improving visibility of the visiting area.

 

Subd. 5. Unspent Appropriations

 

 

 

 

 

The unspent portion of an appropriation for a Department of Corrections project in this section that is complete, upon written notice to the commissioner of management and budget, is available for asset preservation under Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307. Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, applies from the date of the original appropriation to the unspent amount transferred.

 

Sec. 19. EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$87,719,000

 

To the commissioner of employment and economic development for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. Greater Minnesota Business Development Public Infrastructure Grants

 

 

 

3,000,000

 

For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.431.


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Subd. 3. Transportation Economic Development

 

 

 

10,000,000

 

For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.436.

 

Subd. 4. Innovative Business Development Public Infrastructure Grants

 

 

 

2,000,000

 

For grants under Minnesota Statutes, section 116J.435.

 

Subd. 5. Austin - Public TV

 

 

 

2,850,000

 

For a grant to the city of Austin to acquire land for, and to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip a regional public television station in the city of Austin.

 

Subd. 6. Brooklyn Park - Second Harvest

 

 

 

18,000,000

 

For a grant to the city of Brooklyn Park to acquire land for, and to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip a statewide Second Harvest Heartland charitable food warehouse, distribution, and office facility in the city of Brooklyn Park. The city may enter into lease or management agreements under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695, for operation of the facility. Amounts expended for this project by nonstate sources​ since June 1, 2016, shall count toward the nonstate match.

 

Subd. 7. Duluth - Steam Plant

 

 

 

6,900,000

 

From the general fund for a grant to the city of Duluth for the same purposes as in Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 20, subdivision 7, the Duluth municipal district heating facility and systems upgrade.

 

Subd. 8. Hennepin County - Children's Theatre

 

 

 

1,000,000

 

For a grant to Hennepin County to design, renovate, furnish, and equip the Children's Theatre Company's current facility, including improvements to the facility's existing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system, subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695.

 

Subd. 9. Itasca County - Northern Community Radio Infrastructure

 

 

 

514,000

 

For a grant to Itasca County for site preparation, including deconstruction and removal of the old KAXE Northern Community Radio broadcast tower, and to design, construct, and equip a new broadcast tower, transmitter, and transmission building in Trout Lake Township for a 100,000-watt public radio station to replace the KAXE Northern Community Radio transmission plant.


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Subd. 10. Jackson - Memorial Park

 

 

 

290,000

 

For a grant to the city of Jackson to complete phase I of the redevelopment of Memorial Park, including trails, landscaping, a canoe launch, and other amenities.

 

Subd. 11. Litchfield Opera House

 

 

 

100,000

 

From the general fund for a grant to the Greater Litchfield Opera House Association to repair and update the electrical capabilities and interior walls in the Litchfield Opera House.

 

Subd. 12. Minneapolis - Upper Harbor Terminal Redevelopment

 

 

 

15,000,000

 

For a grant to the city of Minneapolis, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, or both, for predevelopment, predesign, design, and construction work for site preparation and for park and public infrastructure improvements to support an initial phase of redevelopment of the Upper Harbor Terminal on the Mississippi River; a site that was rendered inoperable for barging by the federal closure of the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock.

 

Subd. 13. Pipestone County

 

 

 

500,000

 

For a grant to Pipestone County to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip a dental care facility in Pipestone County. The county may enter into an agreement under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695, for operation of the dental clinic.

 

Subd. 14. Polk County - North Country Food Bank

 

 

 

3,000,000

 

For a grant to Polk County to predesign, design, construct, renovate, furnish, and equip a regional charitable food warehouse, distribution, and office facility in the city of Crookston, subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695. The value of land purchased or acquired by the county after January 1, 2013, for this facility shall count toward the nonstate match.

 

Subd. 15. Silver Bay - Black Beach Campground

 

 

 

1,765,000

 

For a grant to the city of Silver Bay to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip a campground adjacent to the Black Beach recreational beach in Silver Bay, including camping sites; electrical, water, and sewer infrastructure; a playground; a pavilion; lavatory vaults; a shower and lavatory building; and a main office building. This appropriation may also be used to design, construct, and equip a walking trail from the campground to the Black Beach recreational site.


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Subd. 16. St. Paul - Conway Recreation Center

 

 

 

4,500,000

 

For a grant to the city of St. Paul to complete the construction of playing fields and expansion of facilities at the Conway Community Recreation Center, including the renovation of and addition to the existing structure at the field location, site remediation, design and site improvements, construction of seasonal dome infrastructure, and construction of four turf athletic fields. The district may enter into a lease management agreement under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695, for operation of the facility.

 

Subd. 17. St. Paul - Humanities Center

 

 

 

2,700,000

 

For a grant to the city of St. Paul for asset preservation of the Minnesota Humanities Center's main facility, including capital improvements for building envelope, foundation, and structural integrity, and for mechanical systems upgrades, including heating, ventilation, and cooling, subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695.

 

Subd. 18. St. Paul - Minnesota Museum of American Art

 

 

2,500,000

 

For a grant to the St. Paul Port Authority to acquire, design, construct, furnish, and equip the Minnesota Museum of American Art in the historic Pioneer Endicott Building. This appropriation is in addition to the amount appropriated by Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 20, subdivision 21, and is available in accordance with the requirements of that subdivision. This appropriation may be used as needed for the costs of the project, including but not limited to secure loading dock, art restoration, and exhibit preparation areas.

 

Subd. 19. Wabasha - National Eagle Center and Wabasha Rivertown Resurgence

 

 

 

8,100,000

 

For a grant to the city of Wabasha to acquire land, predesign, design, renovate, construct, furnish, and equip the National Eagle Center in order to expand program and exhibit space, increase aviary space for eagles, and for improvements to the riverfront in Wabasha for infrastructure, large vessel landing areas and docks, and public access and program areas.

 

Subd. 20. Waite Park - Quarry Redevelopment

 

 

 

5,000,000

 

For a grant to the city of Waite Park to redevelop a former quarry site located off Parkway Drive and 17th Avenue South as a regional park and to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip a public open-air stage and related facilities. The city may


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enter into one or more lease or management agreements for operation of the open-air stage and related facilities, subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695.

 

Sec. 20. PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$120,000,000

 

To the Public Facilities Authority for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. State Match for Federal Grants

 

 

 

20,000,000

 

To match federal grants for the clean water revolving fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.07, and the drinking water revolving fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.081. This appropriation must be used for qualified capital projects.

 

Subd. 3. Water Infrastructure Funding Program

 

 

 

55,000,000

 

(a) For grants to eligible municipalities under the water infrastructure funding program under Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.072.

 

(b) $30,000,000 is for wastewater projects listed on the Pollution Control Agency's project priority list in the fundable range under the clean water revolving fund program. Of this amount, and in addition to any other grant under the program, $3,000,000 is for a grant to the city of Windom to design, construct, and equip capital improvements to renovate and upgrade the municipal wastewater treatment facility.

 

(c) $25,000,000 is for drinking water projects listed on the commissioner of health's project priority list in the fundable range under the drinking water revolving fund program.

 

(d) After all eligible projects under paragraph (b) or (c) have been funded, the Public Facilities Authority may transfer any remaining, uncommitted money to eligible projects under a program defined in paragraph (b) or (c) based on that program's project priority list.

 

(e) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.072, subdivision 5a, paragraph (b), the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District is eligible for a grant to predesign, design, construct, furnish, and equip a combined heat and power system.

 

Subd. 4. Point Source Implementation Grants Program

 

 

45,000,000

 

For grants to eligible municipalities under the point source implementation grants program under Minnesota Statutes, section 446A.073. This appropriation must be used for qualified capital projects.


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Sec. 21. MINNESOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY

 

 

$6,700,000

 

For transfer to the housing development fund to finance the costs of rehabilitation to preserve public housing under Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.202, subdivision 3a. For purposes of this section, "public housing" means housing for low-income persons and households financed by the federal government and owned and operated by the public housing authorities and agencies formed by cities and counties. Public housing authorities receiving a public housing assessment composite score of 80 or above or an equivalent designation are eligible to receive funding. Priority must be given to proposals that maximize federal or local resources to finance the capital costs. The priority in Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.202, subdivision 3a, for projects to increase the supply of affordable housing and the restrictions of Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.202, subdivision 7, do not apply to this appropriation.

 

Sec. 22. MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$40,000,000

 

To the Minnesota Historical Society for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. Historic Sites Asset Preservation

 

 

 

10,000,000

 

For capital improvements and betterments at state historic sites, buildings, landscaping at historic buildings, exhibits, markers, and monuments, to be spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307. The society shall determine project priorities as appropriate based on need.

 

Subd. 3. Historic Fort Snelling

 

 

 

30,000,000

 

To demolish the existing visitor center and to renovate, construct, furnish, and equip facilities, including landscaping and wayfinding, to support visitor services and history programs at Historic Fort Snelling.

 

Sec. 23. BOND SALE EXPENSES

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision 1. Total Appropriation

 

 

 

$910,000

 

To the commissioner of management and budget for the purposes specified in this section.

 

Subd. 2. Bond Proceeds Fund

 

 

 

890,000

 

From the bond proceeds fund for bond sale expenses under Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641, subdivision 8.


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Subd. 3. Trunk Highway Fund

 

 

 

20,000

 

From the bond proceeds account in the trunk highway fund for bond sale expenses under Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.641, subdivision 8, and 167.50, subdivision 4.

 

Sec. 24. BOND SALE AUTHORIZATION.

 

Subdivision 1. Bond proceeds fund. To provide the money appropriated in this act from the bond proceeds fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $779,882,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7.

 

Subd. 2. Transportation fund. To provide the money appropriated in this act from the state transportation fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $97,281,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7.

 

Subd. 3. Maximum effort school loan fund. To provide the money appropriated in this act from the maximum effort school loan fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $14,492,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 16A.631 to 16A.675, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, sections 4 to 7. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium received on the sale of the bonds, must be credited to a bond proceeds account in the maximum effort school loan fund.

 

Subd. 4. Trunk highway fund. To provide the money appropriated in this article from the bond proceeds account in the trunk highway fund, the commissioner of management and budget shall sell and issue bonds of the state in an amount up to $15,880,000 in the manner, upon the terms, and with the effect prescribed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 167.50 to 167.52, and by the Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, section 11, at the times and in the amounts requested by the commissioner of transportation. The proceeds of the bonds, except accrued interest and any premium received from the sale of the bonds, must be deposited in the bond proceeds account in the trunk highway fund.

 

Sec. 25. CANCELLATION.

 

The uncommitted and unobligated amount of the appropriation from the bond proceeds fund in Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 18, subdivision 4, for the transportation improvements within the Lindau Lane corridor in Bloomington, estimated to be $4,035,839, is canceled, and the bond sale authorization in Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 23, subdivision 1, is reduced by the same amount.

 

Sec. 26. Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 27, is amended to read:

 

Sec. 27. BOND SALE SCHEDULE.

 

The commissioner of management and budget shall schedule the sale of state general obligation bonds so that, during the biennium ending June 30, 2019, no more than $1,555,301,000 $1,153,149,000 will need to be transferred from the general fund to the state bond fund to pay principal and interest due and to become due on outstanding state general obligation bonds. During the biennium, before each sale of state general obligation bonds, the commissioner of management and budget shall calculate the amount of debt service payments needed on bonds previously issued


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and shall estimate the amount of debt service payments that will be needed on the bonds scheduled to be sold. The commissioner shall adjust the amount of bonds scheduled to be sold so as to remain within the limit set by this section. The amount needed to make the debt service payments is appropriated from the general fund as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.641.

 

Sec. 27. EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Except as otherwise provided, this article is effective the day following final enactment.

 

ARTICLE 2

MISCELLANEOUS

 

Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.86, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 4. Funding. (a) The state share of a project covered by this section must be no more than half the total cost of the project, including predesign, design, construction, furnishings, and equipment, except as provided in paragraph (b) or (c). This subdivision does not apply to a project proposed by a school district or other school organization.

 

(b) The state share may be more than half the total cost of a project if the project is deemed needed as a result of a disaster or to prevent a disaster or is located in a political subdivision with a very low average net tax capacity.

 

(c) Nothing in this section prevents the governor from recommending, or the legislature from considering or funding, projects that do not meet the deadline in subdivision 2 or the criteria in this subdivision or subdivision 3 a state share that is greater than half the total cost of the project when the governor or the legislature determines that there is a compelling reason for the recommendation or funding.

 

Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16B.335, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1. Construction and major remodeling. (a) The commissioner, or any other recipient to whom an appropriation is made to acquire or better public lands or buildings or other public improvements of a capital nature, must not prepare final plans and specifications for any construction, major remodeling, or land acquisition in anticipation of which the appropriation was made until the agency that will use the project has presented the program plan and cost estimates for all elements necessary to complete the project to the chair of the senate Finance Committee and the chair of the house of representatives Ways and Means Committee and the chairs have made their recommendations, and the chair and ranking minority member of the senate Capital Investment Committee and the chair and ranking minority member of the house of representatives Capital Investment Committee are notified. "Construction or major remodeling" means construction of a new building, a substantial addition to an existing building, or a substantial change to the interior configuration of an existing building. The presentation must note any significant changes in the work that will be done, or in its cost, since the appropriation for the project was enacted or from the predesign submittal. The program plans and estimates must be presented for review at least two weeks before a recommendation is needed. The recommendations are advisory only. Failure or refusal to make a recommendation is considered a negative recommendation. The chairs and ranking minority members of the senate Finance and Capital Investment Committees and the house of representatives Capital Investment and Ways and Means Committees must also be notified whenever there is a substantial change in a construction or major remodeling project, or in its cost.

 

(b) Capital projects exempt from the requirements of this subdivision include demolition or decommissioning of state assets, hazardous material projects, utility infrastructure projects, environmental testing, parking lots, parking structures, park and ride facilities, bus rapid transit stations, light rail lines, passenger rail projects, freight rail projects, exterior lighting, fencing, highway rest areas, truck stations, storage facilities not consisting primarily of


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offices or heated work areas, roads, bridges, trails, pathways, campgrounds, athletic fields, dams, floodwater retention systems, water access sites, harbors, sewer separation projects, water and wastewater facilities, port development projects for which the commissioner of transportation has entered into an assistance agreement under section 457A.04, ice centers, a local government project with a construction cost of less than $1,500,000, or any other capital project with a construction cost of less than $750,000.

 

Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 219.016, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 4. Eligible project. (a) A project is eligible for a grant from the account in the bond proceeds fund if the project is for the acquisition or betterment of public land, buildings, and other public improvements of a capital nature within the meaning of the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, clause (a) or (i), including capital costs associated with hazardous materials rail safety projects on public highway-rail grade crossings. Qualifying capital costs include but are not limited to upgrades to existing protection systems, the closing of crossings and necessary roadwork, and reconstruction of at-grade crossings to full grade separations, and associated relocation of publicly owned utilities.

 

(b) A project is eligible for a grant from the account in the special revenue fund if it is for purposes described in paragraph (a) or other capital facility improvement purposes that support the purposes for which this grant program is established, including capital costs associated with planning, engineering, administration, and construction of public highway-rail grade crossing improvements on rail corridors transporting crude oil and other hazardous materials. Improvements may include upgrades to existing protection systems, the closing of crossings and necessary roadwork, and reconstruction of at-grade crossings to full grade separations, and associated relocation of publicly owned utilities.

 

Sec. 4. Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 326B.124, is amended to read:

 

326B.124 EXEMPTIONS.

 

(a) The commissioner may exempt a part of a historic building occupied by the state from the state or another building, fire, safety, or other code if the exemption is necessary to preserve the historic or esthetic character of the building or to prevent theft, vandalism, terrorism, or another crime. When the commissioner grants an exemption, the commissioner shall consider providing equivalent protection. A certificate of occupancy may not be denied because of an exemption under this section.

 

(b) The house of representatives and senate chambers located in the State Capitol are exempt from any State Building Code and State Fire Code requirements pertaining to: (1) door locks; (2) exit sign placement at exit access doors; and (2) (3) occupancy limit signs. The house of representatives and senate may install door locks within their chambers in the State Capitol that meet their needs. The house of representatives and senate may install exit and occupancy limit signs within the house of representatives and senate chambers located in the State Capitol that are minimal in size and historic in appearance as appropriate for each chamber. Any door lock or sign installed by the house of representatives or the senate under the authority provided in this paragraph is not subject to the approval of the commissioner.

 

Sec. 5. Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 446A.073, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 6. Supplemental grant award. (a) A supplemental grant may not be awarded under this subdivision unless an amount has been specifically appropriated for this purpose by an act of the legislature. An appropriation for the purposes of this section generally does not include supplemental grant awards under this subdivision.


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(b) For purposes of this subdivision:

 

(1) "total project costs" means total costs associated with building, operating, and maintaining the wastewater system, including existing wastewater debt service, debt service costs for the proposed project, and operation and maintenance costs; and

 

(2) "metropolitan area" has the meaning given under section 473.121, subdivision 2.

 

(c) Notwithstanding subdivision 1, if the combined total of grant amounts awarded to a governmental unit under this section, section 446A.072, and any other state or federal grant program for a single project is less than an amount listed under clause (1) or (2), the grant amount awarded under this section must be increased so that the combined total is at least the greater of:

 

(1) 50 percent of the total project costs; or

 

(2) the amount needed to reduce the annual cost per household for the wastewater system in the project service area to no more than twice the annual Twin Cities metropolitan area weighted average retail charge per household as determined in the most recent Survey of Municipal Residential Wastewater Rates prepared by Metropolitan Council Environmental Services.

 

Sec. 6. [446A.076] ESTIMATED FUNDING NEEDS.

 

By February 1 each year, the Public Facilities Authority must submit to the legislative committees with jurisdiction over capital investment and environment and natural resources finance an estimate of the amount necessary to fund grants under sections 446A.072 and 446A.073, subdivisions 4 and 6.

 

Sec. 7. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 462A.37, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

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

 

(b) "Abandoned property" has the meaning given in section 117.025, subdivision 5.

 

(c) "Community land trust" means an entity that meets the requirements of section 462A.31, subdivisions 1 and 2.

 

(d) "Debt service" means the amount payable in any fiscal year of principal, premium, if any, and interest on housing infrastructure bonds and the fees, charges, and expenses related to the bonds.

 

(e) "Foreclosed property" means residential property where foreclosure proceedings have been initiated or have been completed and title transferred or where title is transferred in lieu of foreclosure.

 

(f) "Housing infrastructure bonds" means bonds issued by the agency under this chapter that are qualified 501(c)(3) bonds, within the meaning of Section 145(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, finance qualified residential rental projects within the meaning of Section 142(d) of the Internal Revenue Code, or are tax-exempt bonds that are not private activity bonds, within the meaning of Section 141(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, for the purpose of financing or refinancing affordable housing authorized under this chapter.

 

(g) "Internal Revenue Code" means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

 

(h) "Senior" means a person 62 years of age or older with an annual income not greater than 50 percent of:

 

(1) the metropolitan area median income for persons in the metropolitan area; or


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(2) the statewide median income for persons outside the metropolitan area.

 

(i) "Senior housing" means housing intended and operated for occupancy by at least one senior per unit with at least 80 percent of the units occupied by at least one senior per unit, and for which there is publication of, and adherence to, policies and procedures that demonstrate an intent by the owner or manager to provide housing for seniors. Senior housing may be developed in conjunction with and as a distinct portion of mixed-income senior housing developments that use a variety of public or private financing sources.

 

(h) (j) "Supportive housing" means housing that is not time-limited and provides or coordinates with linkages to services necessary for residents to maintain housing stability and maximize opportunities for education and employment.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE. This section is effective the day following final enactment for bonds authorized in 2018 and thereafter.

 

Sec. 8. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 462A.37, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2. Authorization. (a) The agency may issue up to $30,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of housing infrastructure bonds in one or more series to which the payment made under this section may be pledged. The housing infrastructure bonds authorized in this subdivision may be issued to fund loans, or for the purposes of clause (6), grants or loans, on terms and conditions the agency deems appropriate, made for one or more of the following purposes:

 

(1) to finance the costs of the construction, acquisition, and rehabilitation of supportive housing for individuals and families who are without a permanent residence;

 

(2) to finance the costs of the acquisition and rehabilitation of foreclosed or abandoned housing to be used for affordable rental housing and the costs of new construction of rental housing on abandoned or foreclosed property where the existing structures will be demolished or removed;

 

(3) to finance that portion of the costs of acquisition of property that is attributable to the land to be leased by community land trusts to low- and moderate-income homebuyers; and

 

(4) to finance the costs of acquisition and rehabilitation of federally assisted rental housing and for the refinancing of costs of the construction, acquisition, and rehabilitation of federally assisted rental housing, including providing funds to refund, in whole or in part, outstanding bonds previously issued by the agency or another government unit to finance or refinance such costs.;

 

(5) to finance the costs of acquisition, rehabilitation, adaptive reuse, or new construction of senior housing; and

 

(6) to finance improvements in manufactured home parks owned by entities eligible under section 462A.2035, subdivision 1, including adding or improving infrastructure, storm shelters, and community facilities.

 

(b) Among comparable proposals for permanent supportive housing, preference shall be given to permanent supportive housing for veterans and other individuals or families who:

 

(1) either have been without a permanent residence for at least 12 months or at least four times in the last three years; or

 

(2) are at significant risk of lacking a permanent residence for 12 months or at least four times in the last three years.


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(c) Among comparable proposals for senior housing, the agency must give priority to requests for projects that:

 

(1) demonstrate a commitment to maintaining the housing financed as affordable to seniors;

 

(2) leverage other sources of funding to finance the project, including the use of low-income housing tax credits;

 

(3) provide access to services to residents and demonstrate the ability to increase physical supports and support services as residents age and experience increasing levels of disability;

 

(4) provide a service plan containing the elements of clause (3) reviewed by the housing authority, economic development authority, public housing authority, or community development agency that has an area of operation for the jurisdiction in which the project is located; and

 

(5) include households with incomes that do not exceed 30 percent of the median household income for the metropolitan area.

 

To the extent practicable, the agency shall balance the loans made between projects in the metropolitan area and projects outside the metropolitan area. Of the loans made to projects outside the metropolitan area, the agency shall, to the extent practicable, balance the loans made between projects in counties or cities with a population of 20,000 or less, as established by the most recent decennial census, and projects in counties or cities with populations in excess of 20,000.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE. This section is effective the day following final enactment for bonds authorized in 2018 and thereafter.

 

Sec. 9. Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 462A.37, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 2d. Additional authorization. In addition to the amount authorized in subdivisions 2, 2a, 2b, and 2c, the agency may issue up to $50,000,000 in housing infrastructure bonds in one or more series to which the payments under this section may be pledged.

 

Sec. 10. Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 462A.37, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 5. Additional appropriation. (a) The agency must certify annually to the commissioner of management and budget the actual amount of annual debt service on each series of bonds issued under subdivisions 2a, 2b, and 2c, and 2d.

 

(b) Each July 15, beginning in 2015 and through 2037, if any housing infrastructure bonds issued under subdivision 2a remain outstanding, the commissioner of management and budget must transfer to the housing infrastructure bond account established under section 462A.21, subdivision 33, the amount certified under paragraph (a), not to exceed $6,400,000 annually. The amounts necessary to make the transfers are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of management and budget.

 

(c) Each July 15, beginning in 2017 and through 2038, if any housing infrastructure bonds issued under subdivision 2b remain outstanding, the commissioner of management and budget must transfer to the housing infrastructure bond account established under section 462A.21, subdivision 33, the amount certified under paragraph (a), not to exceed $800,000 annually. The amounts necessary to make the transfers are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of management and budget.


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(d) Each July 15, beginning in 2018 and through 2039, if any housing infrastructure bonds issued under subdivision 2c remain outstanding, the commissioner of management and budget must transfer to the housing infrastructure bond account established under section 462A.21, subdivision 33, the amount certified under paragraph (a), not to exceed $2,800,000 annually. The amounts necessary to make the transfers are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of management and budget.

 

(e) Each July 15, beginning in 2020 and through 2041, if any housing infrastructure bonds issued under subdivision 2c remain outstanding, the commissioner of management and budget must transfer to the housing infrastructure bond account established under section 462A.21, subdivision 33, the amount certified under paragraph (a), not to exceed $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2021 and $4,000,000 annually each year thereafter. The amounts necessary to make the transfers are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of management and budget.

 

(f) The agency may pledge to the payment of the housing infrastructure bonds the payments to be made by the state under this section.

 

Sec. 11. Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 14, subdivision 3, as amended by Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 37, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3. Veterans Cemeteries

 

 

 

1,500,000

 

Of this amount, up to $500,000 is to acquire land located in southeastern, southwestern, and northeastern Minnesota for publicly owned veterans cemeteries, to be operated by the commissioner of veterans affairs. The commissioner also must seek donations of land for the cemeteries. The balance of the appropriation is to predesign and design the cemeteries. Federal reimbursement of design costs for each cemetery must be deposited in the state treasury and credited to a special account and is appropriated to the commissioner of veterans affairs to design the remaining cemeteries. Following completion of all design of the legislatively authorized Minnesota state veterans cemeteries in Redwood, St. Louis, and Fillmore Counties, final federal reimbursement of predesign and design costs is appropriated to the commissioner for asset preservation of veterans homes statewide, to be spent in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307. Federal reimbursement may be sought for each cemetery and must be spent to acquire land for, to predesign and design additional cemeteries, or for asset preservation as provided in this subdivision. Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale authorization and appropriation of bond proceeds for this project are available until December 31, 2022.

 

Sec. 12. Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 5, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3. New Residence Hall

 

 

 

10,654,000

 

To complete the design of and perform asbestos and hazardous materials abatement and demolition of Frechette Hall and to design, construct, furnish, and equip a new boys' dormitory on the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf campus. The unspent portion of this appropriation after the project has been substantially


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completed, upon written notice to the commissioner of management and budget, is available for asset preservation under Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307. Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, applies from the date of the original appropriation to the unspent amount transferred.

 

Sec. 13. Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 21, subdivision 12, as amended by Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 5, article 3, section 19, and Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 2, section 30, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 12. Minneapolis - Brian Coyle Community Center

 

 

330,000

 

(a) For a grant to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to predesign and design the renovation and expansion of the Brian Coyle Community Center, subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695. This appropriation does not require a local match.

 

(b) The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, the Pillsbury United Communities, Hennepin County, institutions of higher education, and neighborhood organizations shall develop an agreement for the use of the existing Brian Coyle Community Center. The lease between the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and Pillsbury United Communities shall be reformed prior to the expenditure of any funds for predesign and design.

 

(c) The appropriation under this subdivision may also be used toward the renovation and expansion of the Brian Coyle Community Center.

 

(d) Notwithstanding any limitation in paragraphs (a) to (c), the appropriation under this subdivision may be used by the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board for capital costs of any recreation project or facility in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood.

 

(e) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, the bond sale authorization and appropriation of bond proceeds for the project in this subdivision are available until June 30, 2020.

 

Sec. 14. Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 22, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 5. City of Rice Lake Township - Water Main Replacement

 

 

 

1,168,000

 

For a grant to the city of Rice Lake Township in St. Louis County to design and construct a replacement water main and related public infrastructure on East Calvary Road and Kolstad, Austin, Milwaukee, Mather, and Chicago Avenues in the city of Rice Lake Township. This appropriation is not available until the commissioner of management and budget determines that at least an equal amount is committed to the project from nonstate sources. This appropriation is available until June 30, 2020.


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Sec. 15. Laws 2014, chapter 295, section 9, is amended to read:

 

Sec. 9. CORRECTIONS

 

 

 

$18,000,000

 

To the commissioner of administration to design, construct, furnish, and equip phase one of a new health services unit, a new service corridor and security station leading to the unit, and a mechanical building to serve the new health unit and associated utility infrastructure systems and site work; and to design phase two consisting of new intake, warehouse, and loading dock buildings associated utility infrastructure systems and sitework and all associated repurposing, including asbestos and hazardous materials abatement of interior spaces that were formally used for the occupancies being moved to the new phase one and two buildings at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud. Any unspent portion of this appropriation not needed to complete this work, upon written notice to the commissioner of management and budget, may be used for the purposes described in Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 19, subdivision 3, as amended in section 24, and notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.642, is available until December 31, 2020.

 

Sec. 16. Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 10, subdivision 3, as amended by Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 2, section 31, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3. Local Road Improvement Fund Grants

 

 

 

8,910,000

 

(a) From the bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 174.50, for construction and reconstruction of local roads with statewide or regional significance under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 4, or for grants to counties to assist in paying the costs of rural road safety capital improvement projects on county state-aid highways under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 4a.

 

(b) This appropriation includes $850,000 for a grant to the city of Sandstone for predesign, design, engineering, and construction of a road extending south off of marked Trunk Highway 23 across from Lundorff Drive to the airport area, and including a bridge over Skunk Creek in Sandstone, in order to facilitate repurposing of an area of the airport into a business park. This appropriation is not available until the commissioner of management and budget determines that sufficient resources to complete the project are committed to it from other sources, including any funds made available from the commissioner of transportation.

 

(c) This appropriation includes $3,770,000 for a grant to Kandiyohi County for predesign, design, right-of-way acquisition, engineering, construction, and reconstruction of local roads in conjunction with the Willmar Wye project as well as to re-establish reestablish the local road network on the southwest side of Willmar.


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Sec. 17. Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 6, subdivision 6, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 6. State Trail, Recreation Area, and Park Acquisition and Development

 

 

18,698,000 18,048,000

 

(a) $2,590,000 is for the Glacial Lakes Trail, to complete an approximately 6-1/4 mile trail connection between New London and Sibley State Park, and repair of the bicycle trail in Sibley State Park.

 

(b) $3,300,000 is to design, develop, and complete the Heartland State Trail from Detroit Lakes to Frazee and, to the extent there is sufficient money, for work on the spur from Park Rapids to Itasca State Park.

 

(c) $3,600,000 is for acquisition and development in the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area, including the Cuyuna Mountain Bike System.

 

(d) $1,600,000 is to construct, furnish, and equip a multiuse state trail connection between the city of Little Falls and the Soo Line Trails as part of the Camp Ripley/Veterans State Trail in Morrison County. The trail connection may include separated segments to accommodate recreational vehicles separately from nonmotorized vehicles and pedestrians.

 

(e) $3,500,000 is for continued development of Lake Vermilion‑Soudan Underground Mine State Park recreational facilities.

 

(f) $328,000 is for design and acquisition of the Mill Towns State Trail from Faribault to Northfield.

 

(g) $3,130,000 is for acquisition and development of the Gitchi‑Gami State Trail, from Grand Marais to Cascade State Park, and through the town of Tofte.

 

(h) The commissioner may allocate money not needed to complete a project listed in this subdivision to another project listed in this subdivision that needs additional money to be completed. For any project listed in this subdivision that the commissioner determines is not ready to proceed, the commissioner may reallocate that project's money to another project described in this subdivision or other state trail, recreation area, or park infrastructure. The chairs of the house of representatives and senate committees with jurisdiction over environment and natural resources and legislators from the affected legislative districts must be notified of any changes.


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Sec. 18. Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 15, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3. Local Road Improvement Fund Grants

 

 

 

115,932,000

 

(a) From the bond proceeds account in the state transportation fund as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 174.50, for trunk highway corridor projects under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 2, for construction and reconstruction of local roads with statewide or regional significance under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 4, or for grants to counties to assist in paying the costs of rural road safety capital improvement projects on county state-aid highways under Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52, subdivision 4a.

 

(b) Of this amount, $9,000,000 is for a grant to Anoka County to realign and make associated improvements to design, acquire land for, engineer, and construct improvements to, including the realignment of County State-Aid Highway 23 (Lake Drive), County State-Aid Highway 54 (West Freeway Drive), and to Hornsby Street in the city of Columbus to support the overall interchange project.

 

(c) Of this amount, $3,246,000 is for a grant to the city of Blaine to predesign, design, and reconstruct 105th Avenue in the vicinity of the National Sports Center in Blaine. The reconstruction will include changing the street from five lanes to four lanes with median, turn lanes, sidewalk, trail, landscaping, lighting, and consolidation of access driveways. This appropriation is not available until the commissioner of management and budget determines that at least $3,000,000 is committed to the project from sources available to the city, including municipal state aid and county turnback funds.

 

(d) Of this amount, $25,000,000 is for a grant to Hennepin County, the city of Minneapolis, or both, for design, right-of-way acquisition, engineering, and construction of public improvements related to the Interstate Highway 35W and Lake Street access project and related improvements within the Interstate Highway 35W corridor, notwithstanding any provision of Minnesota Statutes, section 174.52, or rule to the contrary. This appropriation is not available until the commissioner of management and budget determines that an amount sufficient to complete this portion of the Interstate Highway 35W and Lake Street access project has been committed to this portion of the project.

 

(e) Of this amount, $10,500,000 is for a grant to Carver County for environmental analysis and to acquire right-of-way access, predesign, design, engineer, and construct an interchange at marked Trunk Highway 212 and Carver County Road 44 in the city of Chaska, including a new bridge and ramps, to support the development of approximately 400 acres of property in the city of Chaska's comprehensive plan.


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(f) Of this amount, $700,000 is for a grant to Redwood County for improvements to Nobles Avenue, including paving, as the main access road to a new State Veterans Cemetery to be located in Paxton Township.

 

(g) Of this amount, $1,000,000 is for a grant to the town of Appleton in Swift County for upgrades to an existing township road to provide for a paved, ten-ton capacity township road extending between marked Trunk Highways 7 and 119.

 

(h) Of this amount, $20,500,000 is for a grant to Ramsey County for preliminary and final design, right-of-way acquisition, engineering, contract administration, and construction of public improvements related to the construction of the interchange of marked Interstate Highway 694 and Rice Street, Ramsey County State-Aid Highway 49, in Ramsey County.

 

(i) Of this amount, $11,300,000 is for a grant to Hennepin County for preliminary and final design, engineering, environmental analysis, right-of-way acquisition, construction, and reconstruction of local roads related to the (1) realignment at the intersections of marked U.S. Highway 12 with Hennepin County State-Aid Highway 92; (2) realignment and safety improvements at the intersection of marked U.S. Highway 12 with Hennepin County State-Aid Highway 90; and (3) safety median improvements from the interchange with Wayzata Boulevard in Wayzata to approximately one-half mile east of the interchange of marked U.S. Highway 12 with Hennepin County State-Aid Highway 6.

 

(j) Of this amount, $1,000,000 is for a grant to the city of Inver Grove Heights for preliminary design, design, engineering, and reconstruction of Broderick Boulevard between 80th Street and Concord Boulevard abutting Trunk Highway 52 and Inver Hills Community College in Inver Grove Heights. The project includes replacement or renovation of public infrastructure, including water lines, sanitary sewers, storm water sewers, and other public utilities. This appropriation does not require a nonstate contribution.

 

(k) Of this amount, $2,350,000 is for a grant to McLeod County to acquire land or interests in land and to design and construct a new urban street extension of County State-Aid Highway (CSAH) 15, including railroad crossing, storm water, and drainage improvements.

 

(l) Of this amount, $6,000,000 is for a grant to the city of Baxter for 50 percent of total project cost for the acquisition of land or interests in land, environmental analysis and environmental cleanup, predesign, design, engineering, and construction of improvements to Cypress Drive, including expansion to a four-lane divided urban roadway, between Excelsior Road and College Road.


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Sec. 19. Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 15, subdivision 6, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 6. Rail Service Improvement

 

 

 

1,000,000

 

For freight rail service improvement economic development grants under Minnesota Statutes, section 222.50 222.505.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE. This section is effective the day after the freight rail economic development program under Minnesota Statutes, section 222.505, if enacted, is effective.

 

Sec. 20. Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 15, subdivision 11, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 11. Grand Rapids - Pedestrian Bridge

 

 

 

750,000

 

For a grant to the city of Grand Rapids to design the construction of and construct a bridge over the Mississippi River for pedestrian and bicycle use to provide a safe alternative route to the existing marked Trunk Highway 169 vehicle bridge, and to serve as a connection to existing trail systems on each side of the river. This appropriation is not available until the commissioner determines that at least an equal amount has been committed to the project from nonstate sources.

 

Sec. 21. Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 15, subdivision 13, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 13. Eden Prairie - Rail Grade Crossings

 

 

 

1,400,000

 

For a grant to the city of Eden Prairie to (1) design, construct, and equip new passive and active rail grade crossing warning safety devices, including associated road and pathway improvements, at existing and proposed highway-rail grade crossings, and pathway‑rail grade crossings; or (2) replace existing highway-rail grade crossings. Upon request by the city of Eden Prairie, the commissioner of transportation must provide reasonable technical assistance regarding highway-rail grade crossing project development and the establishment of rail quiet zones.

 

Sec. 22. Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 16, subdivision 7, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 7. White Bear Lake Multiuse Trails

 

 

 

255,000

 

To develop a multiuse pedestrian and bicycle path around White Bear Lake. Of this amount, $130,000 $141,000 is for a grant to the city of White Bear Lake to construct, furnish, and equip a multiuse trail for pedestrians and bicycles on Old White Bear Avenue between Lion's Park and South Shore Boulevard/Hazel and for engineering for a multiuse trail for pedestrians and bicycles in proximity to Highway 96 from Pacific Avenue to the western border of the town of White Bear; $11,000 is for a grant to the town of White Bear for engineering for a multiuse trail for pedestrians and bicycles in proximity to Highway 96 in the town of


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White Bear; $38,000 is for grants to the cities of Mahtomedi and Dellwood for preliminary engineering of a multiuse trail for pedestrians and bicycles near White Bear Lake in the cities of Mahtomedi and Dellwood to be located within the right-of-way to marked Trunk Highway 244; $15,000 is for a grant to the city of Mahtomedi for preliminary engineering for a multiuse trail for pedestrians and bicycles near White Bear Lake within the right-of-way to Birchwood Road in the city of Mahtomedi and Hall Avenue in the city of Birchwood; and $50,000 is for a grant to Ramsey County for preliminary engineering of a multiuse trail for pedestrians and bicycles to South Shore Boulevard between White Bear Avenue and Trunk Highway 120.

 

Sec. 23. Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 17, subdivision 9, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 9. Minneapolis - The Family Partnership

 

 

 

1,600,000

 

From the general fund to the commissioner of human services for a grant to the Family Partnership in Minneapolis to predesign and design a facility to provide mental health, early childhood education, and other services to support children and families. This appropriation is not available until at least an equal amount of money is committed from nonstate sources. A nonstate contribution is not required. Any unspent portion of this appropriation remaining after predesign and design are completed, upon written notice to the commissioner of management and budget, is available for the purposes of article 1, section 16, subdivision 5.

 

Sec. 24. Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 19, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3. Minnesota Correctional Facility - St. Cloud

 

 

 

19,000,000

 

To construct and equip a new intake unit and a loading dock with a secure connection to a new central warehouse at the St. Cloud correctional facility. To design and complete hazardous materials abatement, site improvements, and utility infrastructure work, to rent and set up temporary laundry facilities, and to renovate, construct, furnish, and equip the second phase of the two-phase project including building additions, infill of an interior courtyard, and renovation of existing areas to provide improved laundry, property, intake, vehicle sally port, storage, and loading dock areas and security at the St. Cloud correctional facility.

 

The unspent amount of this appropriation after the projects described in this subdivision are completed may, upon written notice to the commissioner of management and budget, be used for asset preservation under Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.307, at Minnesota Correctional Facility St. Cloud.


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Sec. 25. Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 20, subdivision 21, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 21. St. Paul - Minnesota Museum of American Art

 

 

6,000,000

 

For a grant to the St. Paul Port Authority to acquire, design, construct, furnish, and equip new museum galleries and an art study facility for the Minnesota Museum of American Art. This facility provides space to celebrate the legacy of Minnesota art and artists and is part of the restoration of the historic Pioneer Endicott Building, and a part of a multiphase project, of which only the museum galleries and art study facility constructed with this appropriation shall be state bond financed property subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695. This appropriation is not available until the commissioner of management and budget has determined that:

 

(1) at least an amount equal to this appropriation has been committed or previously expended for design, construction, and furnishing of the adjacent Minnesota Museum of American Art Center for Creativity facilities, which are not subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16A.695, with funds from nonstate sources; and

 

(2) sufficient other state and nonstate funds are available, if funds beyond this appropriation are required, to complete the museum galleries and art study facility.

 

Funds invested in the Minnesota Museum of American Art Center for Creativity facilities by an investor receiving an assignment of state historic tax credits as provided in Minnesota Statutes, section 290.0681, are nonstate funds for purposes of this requirement. Only expenditures made after January 1, 2012, shall qualify for the required match. Due to the integrated nature of the overall development, public bidding shall not be required.

 

Sec. 26. Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 21, subdivision 8, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 8. Dennison - Sewage Treatment System Improvements

 

 

726,000

 

For a grant to the city of Dennison to predesign, design, and construct a new lift station and make sewage pond improvements, including any civil, structural, plumbing, or electrical work needed on site. This appropriation does not require a nonstate contribution.

 

Sec. 27. Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 23, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3. Historic Fort Snelling

 

 

 

4,000,000

 

To design facilities to support visitor services and history programs at Historic Fort Snelling. Upon completion of design, the unspent portion of this appropriation is available for the next phase of the project, to demolish the existing visitor center, and to renovate, construct, furnish, and equip a new visitor center at Historic Fort Snelling.


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Sec. 28. BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CRISIS FACILITIES GRANTS.

 

Subdivision 1. Commissioner. "Commissioner" means the commissioner of human services.

 

Subd. 2. Eligible applicant. "Eligible applicant" or "applicant" means a statutory or home rule charter city, county, housing and redevelopment authority, publicly owned hospital, or other public entity otherwise eligible to receive state general obligation bond proceeds that is designated to apply for a behavioral health crisis program facilities grant by the local mental health authority, established under Minnesota Statutes, section 245.466, or on behalf of a regional consortium of organizations that serve individuals with mental illness or a substance use disorder.

 

Subd. 3. Eligible project. "Eligible project" or "project" means the acquisition or betterment of public land, buildings, and other public improvements of a capital nature within the meaning of the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, clause (a). It includes acquisition of land or interest in land, predesign, design, renovation, construction, furnishing, and equipping facilities in which to provide behavioral health crisis programs and services.

 

Subd. 4. Project criteria. For purposes of this section, "behavioral health crisis facilities" or "facility" means a facility whose purpose is to provide mental health or substance use disorder services. Proceeds may be up to 100 percent of project costs, up to $5,000,000 per project. Priority must be given to proposals that:

 

(1) demonstrate a need for the program in the region;

 

(2) provide a detailed service plan, including the services that will be provided and to whom, and staffing requirements;

 

(3) provide an estimated cost of operating the program;

 

(4) verify financial sustainability by detailing sufficient funding sources and the capacity to obtain third-party payments for services provided, including private insurance and federal Medicaid and Medicare financial participation;

 

(5) demonstrate an ability and willingness to build on existing resources in the community; and

 

(6) agree to a comprehensive evaluation of services and financial viability by the commissioner.

 

Subd. 5. Report. The commissioner shall report to the legislative committees with jurisdiction over mental health issues and capital investment. The report is due by February 15 of each odd-numbered year and must include information on the projects funded and the programs and services provided in those facilities.

 

Sec. 29. APPROPRIATION; ANALYZING COSTS AND RATEPAYER IMPACTS OF WATER QUALITY REGULATIONS.

 

(a) The commissioner of administration must make a grant from the general fund to the Minnesota Environmental Science and Economic Review Board (MESERB) to review water quality regulations and national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) permits. The grant is subject to Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.98. MESERB may select the water quality regulations and permits to be reviewed, but must give preference to reviewing any draft NPDES permit that has new effluent limit requirements for a publicly owned wastewater treatment facility outside the seven-county metropolitan area. Any permit review must analyze the technical accuracy of the permit, the costs to the permittee to comply with the permit, the impact on business and residential rates, the water quality benefit of permit compliance, and the anticipated funding for the permittee from federal and state sources. The general fund appropriation base for this grant is $500,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $500,000 in fiscal year 2021. The base in fiscal year 2022 is $0.


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(b) Upon completion of the permit review, MESERB must provide a copy of the review to the permittee and the commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency. MESERB must also submit a report summarizing its findings in each permit review performed in the previous calendar year to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over capital investment, environmental finance and policy, and job growth.

 

Sec. 30. EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Except as otherwise provided, this article is effective the day following final enactment."

 

Delete the title and insert:

 

"A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; modifying previous appropriations; establishing new programs and modifying existing programs; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16A.86, subdivision 4; 16B.335, subdivision 1; 462A.37, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 219.016, subdivision 4; 326B.124; 446A.073, by adding a subdivision; 462A.37, subdivision 5; Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 14, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, sections 5, subdivision 3; 21, subdivision 12, as amended; 22, subdivision 5; Laws 2014, chapter 295, section 9; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 10, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, sections 6, subdivision 6; 15, subdivisions 3, 6, 11, 13; 16, subdivision 7; 17, subdivision 9; 19, subdivision 3; 20, subdivision 21; 21, subdivision 8; 23, subdivision 3; 27; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 446A."

 

 

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

 

The report was adopted.

 

 

Peppin from the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 4437, A bill for an act relating to transportation finance; proposing a constitutional amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, to allocate state general sales tax revenue related to motor vehicle repair and replacement parts exclusively to fund roads; making conforming and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 297A.94; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160A.

 

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

 

Joint Rule 2.03 has been waived for any subsequent committee action on this bill.

 

The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

S. F. No. 2620, A bill for an act relating to retirement; benefit and contribution changes for Minnesota statewide and major local public employee retirement plans; increasing contribution rates; reducing certain postretirement adjustment rates; modifying investment return assumptions; extending amortization target dates; reducing deferred annuities augmentation; requiring a study on postretirement adjustments; making administrative changes to the Minnesota State Retirement System, Teachers Retirement Association, Public Employees Retirement Association,


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and St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association; clarifying refund repayment procedures; modifying executive director credentials; clarifying service requirements; revising appeal procedures; modifying service credit purchase procedures; establishing new procedures for disability applications due to private disability insurance requirements; clarifying disability benefit payment provisions; modifying annual benefit limitations for federal tax code compliance; authorizing use of IRS correction procedures; clarifying benefit offsets for certain refund payments; clarifying police and fire plan coverage for certain Hennepin Healthcare System supervisors; modifying various economic actuarial assumptions; authorizing the transfer of assets and members from the voluntary statewide volunteer firefighter retirement plan to a volunteer firefighter relief association; adopting recommendations of the Volunteer Firefighter Relief Association working group; increasing the lump-sum service pension maximum and lowering certain vesting requirements for the Eden Prairie Volunteer Firefighters Relief Association; modifying the Brook Park volunteer firefighters service pension level; permitting alternative allocation of fire state aid for the city of Austin; establishing a fire state aid work group; extending a reporting deadline for the Clearbrook Fire Department Relief Association; clarifying a 1992 session law for the Swift County-Benson Hospital; modifying various Department of Human Services and Department of Corrections employment classifications eligible for correctional retirement coverage; revising augmentation interest rates for certain terminated privatized employees; adopting definition of the Hometown Heroes Act related to public safety officer death benefits; modifying defined contribution plans to allow certain distributions; allowing service credit purchase and rule of 90 eligibility for certain Minnesota Department of Transportation employees; expanding investment authority for the Hennepin County Supplemental Retirement Plan; authorizing certain MnSCU employees to elect retroactive and prospective TRA coverage; authorizing a MnSCU employee to transfer past service from IRAP to PERA; increasing maximum employer contribution to a supplemental laborers pension fund; exempting certain laborers groups from coverage; authorizing certain additional sources of retirement plan funding; making technical and conforming changes; authorizing direct state aid to the public employees police and fire retirement plan and the St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association; modifying pension adjustment revenue provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3A.02, subdivision 4; 3A.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 16A.14, subdivision 2a; 126C.10, subdivision 37; 352.01, subdivisions 2a, 13a; 352.017, subdivision 2; 352.03, subdivisions 5, 6; 352.04, subdivisions 2, 3, 8, 9; 352.113, subdivisions 2, 4, 14; 352.116, subdivision 1a; 352.22, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding subdivisions; 352.23; 352.27; 352.91, subdivisions 3f, 3g, by adding a subdivision; 352.92, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 352.955, subdivision 3; 352B.013, subdivision 2; 352B.02, subdivisions 1a, 1c; 352B.08, by adding a subdivision; 352B.085; 352B.086; 352B.11, subdivision 4; 352D.02, subdivisions 1, 3; 352D.04, subdivision 2; 352D.05, subdivision 4; 352D.085, subdivision 1; 352D.11, subdivision 2; 352D.12; 352F.04, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 353.01, subdivisions 2b, 10, 16, 43, 47; 353.012; 353.0162; 353.03, subdivision 3; 353.27, subdivisions 7a, 12, 12a, 12b; 353.28, subdivision 5; 353.29, subdivisions 4, 7; 353.30, subdivisions 3c, 5; 353.32, subdivisions 1, 4; 353.34, subdivisions 2, 3; 353.35, subdivision 1; 353.37, subdivision 1; 353.64, subdivision 10; 353.65, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 353D.07; 353F.02, subdivision 5a; 353F.025, subdivision 2; 353F.04, subdivision 2; 353F.05; 353F.057; 353F.06; 353F.07; 353G.01, subdivision 9, by adding a subdivision; 353G.02, subdivision 6; 353G.03, subdivision 3; 353G.08, subdivision 3; 353G.11, subdivision 1; 354.05, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 354.06, subdivisions 2, 2a; 354.095; 354.42, subdivisions 2, 3; 354.435, subdivision 4; 354.436, subdivision 3; 354.44, subdivisions 3, 6, 9; 354.45, by adding a subdivision; 354.46, subdivision 6; 354.48, subdivision 1; 354.49, subdivision 2; 354.50, subdivision 2; 354.51, subdivision 5; 354.512; 354.52, subdivisions 4, 4d; 354.53, subdivision 5; 354.55, subdivision 11; 354.66, subdivision 2; 354.72, subdivisions 1, 2; 354A.011, subdivisions 3a, 29; 354A.093, subdivisions 4, 6; 354A.095; 354A.096; 354A.12, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2a, 3a, 3c, 7; 354A.29, subdivision 7; 354A.31, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, 7; 354A.34; 354A.35, subdivision 2; 354A.36, subdivision 4; 354A.37, subdivisions 2, 3; 354A.38; 356.195, subdivision 2; 356.215, subdivisions 9, 11; 356.24, subdivision 1; 356.30, subdivision 1; 356.32, subdivision 2; 356.415, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, by adding a subdivision; 356.44; 356.47, subdivisions 1, 3; 356.50, subdivision 2; 356.551, subdivision 2; 356.635, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 356.645; 356.96, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; 356A.06, subdivision 7; 383B.47; 383B.48; 383B.49; 383B.50; 423A.02, subdivisions 3, 5; 423A.022, subdivision 5; 424A.001, subdivisions 2, 3, 10, by adding a subdivision; 424A.002, subdivision 1; 424A.01, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, by adding subdivisions; 424A.015, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 424A.016, subdivision 2; 424A.02, subdivisions 1, 3a, 7; 424A.04, subdivision 1; 424A.07; 424A.091, subdivision 3;


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424A.094, subdivision 3; 424A.10, subdivision 1; 424B.20, subdivision 4; 490.121, subdivisions 4, 25, 26; 490.1211; 490.123, by adding a subdivision; 490.124, subdivision 12; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 353.27, subdivision 3c; 356.215, subdivision 8; Laws 1992, chapter 534, section 10, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 353F; 353G; 356; 424A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3A.12; 352.04, subdivision 11; 352.045; 352.72; 352B.30; 353.0161; 353.27, subdivision 3b; 353.34, subdivision 6; 353.71; 354.42, subdivisions 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d; 354.60; 354A.12, subdivision 2c; 354A.29, subdivisions 8, 9; 354A.39; 356.611, subdivisions 3, 3a, 4, 5; 356.96, subdivisions 14, 15; 424A.02, subdivision 13; Laws 2008, chapter 349, article 8, section 4.

 

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

 

The report was adopted.

 

Pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03 and in accordance with Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 9, S. F. No. 2620 was re‑referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

 

 

SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

H. F. Nos. 3463 and 3660 were read for the second time.

 

 

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS

 

 

S. F. Nos. 614, 2991 and 3019 were read for the second time.

 

 

INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

The following House Files were introduced:

 

 

O'Neill, Knoblach, Nornes and Jessup introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4488, A bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying certain labor agreements.

 

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

 

 

Peterson and Lee introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4489, A bill for an act relating to legislative enactments; correcting miscellaneous oversights, inconsistencies, ambiguities, unintended results, and technical errors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 14.47, subdivision 5.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.


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Haley and Garofalo introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4490, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a Prairie Island Net Zero Project; requiring reports; appropriating money; 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.

 

 

Liebling, Fenton, Drazkowski, Ward, Fischer, Scott, Pryor, Koegel, Pinto and Kunesh-Podein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4491, A bill for an act relating to state government; precluding per diem payments to legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.099, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Bernardy; Omar; Pinto; Hansen; Maye Quade; Moran; Koegel; Murphy, E.; Liebling; Becker-Finn; Masin; Youakim; Davnie; Hausman; Carlson, A.; Fischer; Sauke; Ward; Loeffler and Bly introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4492, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for Minnesota's public schools by increasing the general education basic formula allowance for fiscal year 2019; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 123B.42, subdivision 3; 123B.92, subdivision 9; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 2; 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.

 

 

Hilstrom; Carlson, L.; Hortman; Nelson; Hausman; Johnson, C.; Bly; Clark; Moran; Davnie; Kunesh-Podein; Becker-Finn and Masin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4493, A bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying certain labor agreements.

 

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

 

 

Fischer and Ward introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4494, A bill for an act relating to retirement; termination and dissolution of the Maplewood Firefighters Relief Association.

 

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

 

 

MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

 

 

The following messages were received from the Senate:


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Mr. Speaker:

 

I hereby announce that the Senate accedes to the request of the House for the appointment of a Conference Committee on the amendments adopted by the Senate to the following House File:

 

H. F. No. 4385, A bill for an act relating to taxation; making changes to conform with certain federal tax law changes; adopting federal adjusted gross income as the starting point for calculating individual income tax; making policy and technical changes to various tax-related provisions including provisions related to the individual income tax, corporate franchise tax, estate tax, sales and use tax, gross revenues tax, gross receipts tax, property tax, partnership tax, tobacco tax, minerals tax, and other miscellaneous tax provisions; making changes to the property tax refund program; providing for registration and taxation of unmanned aircraft; modifying provisions related to local government aid and credits; modifying referendum dates; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 116J.8737, subdivisions 5, 12; 123A.455, subdivision 1; 126C.01, subdivision 3; 138.053; 162.145, subdivision 3; 174.03, subdivision 1b; 197.603, subdivision 2; 216B.36; 237.19; 270.12, subdivisions 2, 3; 270.41, subdivision 3; 270.96, subdivision 1; 270A.03, subdivision 7; 270B.08, subdivision 2; 270C.85, subdivision 2; 270C.89, subdivision 2; 270C.91; 272.02, subdivisions 27, 49, 81, by adding a subdivision; 272.025, subdivision 3; 273.032; 273.061, subdivision 9; 273.11, subdivision 12; 273.1115, subdivision 2; 273.112, subdivision 6; 273.113, subdivision 3; 273.119, subdivision 2; 273.1231, subdivisions 3, 4; 273.124, subdivisions 1, 3a, 8, 9, 14, 17, 21, by adding a subdivision; 273.1245, subdivision 2; 273.125, subdivision 3; 273.128, subdivision 1; 273.13, subdivision 35, by adding a subdivision; 273.136, subdivision 2; 273.1384, subdivision 3; 273.18; 274.14; 274.16; 275.025, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 276A.01, subdivision 4; 282.01, subdivision 6; 287.21, subdivision 1; 289A.08, subdivisions 1, 6, 7; 289A.25, subdivision 1; 289A.31, subdivision 2; 289A.37, subdivision 6; 289A.38, subdivisions 7, 10; 289A.42; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 289A.60, subdivision 24; 290.01, subdivisions 6, 22, by adding subdivisions; 290.0131, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; 290.0132, subdivisions 1, 7, by adding subdivisions; 290.0133, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 290.0134, by adding subdivisions; 290.0136; 290.05, subdivision 3; 290.06, subdivisions 1, 2c, 2d, by adding a subdivision; 290.067, subdivision 2a; 290.0671, subdivision 7; 290.0672, subdivision 2; 290.0681, subdivisions 3, 4; 290.0685, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 290.0802, subdivisions 2, 3; 290.091, subdivision 3; 290.0921, subdivision 8; 290.0922, subdivision 1; 290.095, subdivision 4; 290.21, by adding a subdivision; 290.34, by adding a subdivision; 290.92, subdivisions 1, 28; 290A.03, subdivisions 4, 12; 290A.04, subdivisions 2h, 4, by adding a subdivision; 290A.05; 290A.08; 290A.09; 290B.04, subdivision 1; 290B.09, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivisions 8, 10; 295.50, subdivisions 4, 9b, by adding subdivisions; 297A.61, subdivision 18; 297A.67, subdivision 12, by adding subdivisions; 297A.68, subdivisions 17, 25, 29, 44; 297A.70, subdivisions 3, 7, 16, by adding subdivisions; 297A.71, subdivisions 22, 45, by adding subdivisions; 297A.77, by adding a subdivision; 297A.84; 297A.85; 297A.993, by adding a subdivision; 297B.01, subdivision 14; 297B.03; 297F.01, subdivisions 19, 23, by adding a subdivision; 297F.17, subdivision 6; 297G.16, subdivision 7; 298.225, subdivision 1; 298.28, subdivisions 3, 9a; 360.013, by adding subdivisions; 360.55, by adding a subdivision; 360.62; 412.221, subdivision 2; 426.19, subdivision 2; 447.045, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6, 7; 452.11; 455.24; 455.29; 469.171, subdivision 4; 469.177, subdivision 1; 469.1812, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 469.190, subdivisions 1, 5; 469.316, subdivision 1; 469.317; 469.319, subdivision 4; 471.57, subdivision 3; 471.571, subdivision 3; 471.572, subdivision 4; 473F.02, subdivision 4; 473F.05; 473H.05, subdivision 1; 473H.08, subdivisions 1, 4, by adding a subdivision; 474A.02, subdivision 22b; 477A.013, subdivision 13; 477A.016; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 126C.17, subdivision 9; 205.10, subdivision 3a; 205A.05, subdivision 1a; 270A.03, subdivision 5; 270C.445, subdivision 6; 270C.89, subdivision 1; 271.21, subdivision 2; 272.115, subdivision 1; 273.0755; 273.13, subdivisions 22, 23, 25, 34; 273.1384, subdivision 2; 273.1387, subdivision 3; 274.01, subdivision 1; 275.025, subdivision 1; 276.04, subdivision 3; 278.01, subdivision 1; 289A.02, subdivision 7; 289A.12, subdivision 14; 289A.31, subdivision 1; 289A.35; 289A.37, subdivision 2; 290.01, subdivisions 4a, 19, 31; 290.0131, subdivision 10; 290.0132, subdivisions 21, 26; 290.0133, subdivision 12; 290.0137; 290.05, subdivision 1; 290.067, subdivisions 1, 2b; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.0672, subdivision 1; 290.0681, subdivisions 1, 2; 290.0684, subdivisions 1, 2; 290.0686, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.17, subdivisions 2, 4; 290.31, subdivision 1; 290A.03, subdivisions 3, 8, 13, 15; 291.005, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivisions 9, 11; 297A.61, subdivision 3; 297A.67, subdivisions 6, 34; 297A.70, subdivisions 4, 20; 297A.75,


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subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 297B.01, subdivision 16; 297E.02, subdivision 3; 298.227; 462D.03, subdivision 2; 462D.06, subdivisions 1, 2; 475.59, subdivision 2; 477A.015; 477A.03, subdivision 2a; Laws 1986, chapter 379, sections 1, subdivision 1; 2, subdivision 1; Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 5, sections 26, as amended; 33, as amended; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 7, article 4, section 10, subdivision 3; Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 1, article 3, section 32; article 4, section 31; article 8, section 3; article 10, section 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 16B; 117; 222; 289A; 290; 416; 459; 469; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 10A.322, subdivision 4; 13.4967, subdivision 2; 273.1315; 275.29; 289A.38, subdivisions 7, 8, 9; 290.01, subdivision 29a; 290.0131, subdivisions 7, 11, 12, 13; 290.0132, subdivisions 8, 19, 20; 290.0133, subdivisions 13, 14; 290.06, subdivision 23; 290.0921, subdivisions 1, 2, 3a, 4, 6; 290.10, subdivision 2; 477A.085; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 327C.01, subdivision 13; 327C.16; Minnesota Rules, part 4503.1400, subpart 4.

 

The Senate has appointed as such committee:

 

Senators Chamberlain; Dahms; Anderson, P; Pratt and Johnson.

 

Said House File is herewith returned to the House.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

Mr. Speaker:

 

I hereby announce that the Senate has concurred in and adopted the report of the Conference Committee on:

 

H. F. No. 3280, A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing findings and authorizing listing of wild‑rice waters; nullifying and restricting the application of certain water quality standards; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 4, article 4, section 136, as amended.

 

The Senate has repassed said bill in accordance with the recommendation and report of the Conference Committee. Said House File is herewith returned to the House.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

Mr. Speaker:

 

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

 

S. F. Nos. 327, 2683, 2685, 2809, 3245, 3310, 3367, 3415, 3461 and 3463.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

FIRST READING OF SENATE BILLS

 

 

S. F. No. 327, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting the assignment of military pay or benefits; providing penalties and remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

 

The bill was read for the first time.

 

Bliss moved that S. F. No. 327 and H. F. No. 368, now on the Calendar for the Day, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison. The motion prevailed.


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S. F. No. 2683, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying background study provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 245C.02, subdivisions 4a, 15, by adding subdivisions; 245C.05, subdivision 2c, by adding a subdivision; 245C.051; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 245C.02, subdivision 6a; 245C.03, subdivision 1; 245C.04, subdivision 1; 245C.05, subdivision 5; 245C.08, subdivision 1; 245C.10, subdivision 9a; 245C.15, subdivision 1.

 

The bill was read for the first time.

 

Albright moved that S. F. No. 2683 and H. F. No. 4249, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison. The motion prevailed.

 

 

S. F. No. 2685, A bill for an act relating to human services; exempting child care providers from the positive support strategies training rule; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 245.8251, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.

 

The bill was read for the first time.

 

Franson moved that S. F. No. 2685 and H. F. No. 3253, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison. The motion prevailed.

 

 

S. F. No. 2809, A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; modifying governance of the Metropolitan Council; eliminating the Transportation Advisory Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3.8841, subdivision 9; 473.123; 473.146, subdivisions 3, 4; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 15A.0815, subdivision 3; repealing Laws 1994, chapter 628, article 1, section 8.

 

The bill was read for the first time.

 

Albright moved that S. F. No. 2809 and H. F. No. 3273, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison. The motion prevailed.

 

 

S. F. No. 3245, 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; 429.011, subdivision 2a; 429.021, subdivision 1; 429.101, subdivision 1; 462A.05, subdivision 14b; 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.

 

The bill was read for the first time.

 

O'Driscoll moved that S. F. No. 3245 and H. F. No. 3688, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison. The motion prevailed.


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S. F. No. 3310, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions relating to child care licensing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 245A.04, subdivision 9; 245A.05; 245A.06, subdivision 1; 245A.14, by adding a subdivision; 245A.152; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 245A.07, subdivision 3; 245A.1434.

 

The bill was read for the first time.

 

Peterson moved that S. F. No. 3310 and H. F. No. 3403, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison. The motion prevailed.

 

 

S. F. No. 3367, A bill for an act relating to public health; requiring employees of hotels and motels to receive training on identifying activities associated with sex trafficking; modifying children's immunization provisions; requiring an autism spectrum disorder task force plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 121A.15, subdivisions 3, 3a; 135A.14, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 157.

 

The bill was read for the first time.

 

Whelan moved that S. F. No. 3367 and H. F. No. 3287, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison. The motion prevailed.

 

 

S. F. No. 3415, A bill for an act relating to health licensing; converting allied health professions to a birth month renewal cycle; making technical corrections; modifying reciprocity and disclosure requirements for certain health‑related professions; requiring the creation of guidelines for patient-assisted medication administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 147.012; 147.02, by adding a subdivision; 147A.06; 147A.07; 147B.02, subdivision 9, by adding a subdivision; 147C.15, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 147D.17, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 147D.27, by adding a subdivision; 147E.15, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 147E.40, subdivision 1; 147F.07, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions; 147F.17, subdivision 1; 148.7815, subdivision 1; 148B.56; 148B.593; 148F.03; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 147.01, subdivision 7; 147A.28; 147B.08; 147C.40; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 147A; 147B; 147C; 147D; 147E; 147F; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 5600.0605, subparts 5, 8.

 

The bill was read for the first time.

 

Munson moved that S. F. No. 3415 and H. F. No. 3825, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison. The motion prevailed.

 

 

S. F. No. 3461, 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.

 

The bill was read for the first time.

 

Franke moved that S. F. No. 3461 and H. F. No. 3750, now on the Calendar for the Day, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison. The motion prevailed.


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S. F. No. 3463, 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, section 609.6055, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

 

The bill was read for the first time.

 

Smith moved that S. F. No. 3463 and H. F. No. 3693, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison. The motion prevailed.

 

 

Peppin moved that the House recess subject to the call of the Chair. The motion prevailed.

 

 

RECESS

 

 

RECONVENED

 

The House reconvened and was called to order by Speaker pro tempore Albright.

 

 

Masin, Pinto and Ward were excused between the hours of 12:20 p.m. and 12:40 p.m.

 

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

 

 

REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE ON RULES

AND LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION

 

Peppin from the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration, pursuant to rules 1.21 and 3.33, designated the following bills to be placed on the Calendar for the Day for Thursday, May 10, 2018 and established a prefiling requirement for amendments offered to the following bills:

 

S. F. Nos. 2483, 2762, 2849, 614, 3019, 1097, 2578 and 2554; H. F. No. 4112; and S. F. Nos. 1694 and 3793.

 

 

The Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

 

CALENDAR FOR THE DAY

 

 

S. F. No. 3182, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; clarifying application of fugitive emission standards to certain commodity facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116.07, by adding a subdivision.

 

 

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


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The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called. There were 102 yeas and 7 nays as follows:

 

Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Allen

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bernardy

Bliss

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Christensen

Considine

Daniels

Davids

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Franke

Franson

Freiberg

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hilstrom

Hoppe

Hortman

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Johnson, C.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koegel

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Lesch

Lien

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Marquart

McDonald

Miller

Moran

Munson

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nash

Nelson

Neu

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

Olson

O'Neill

Pelowski

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poppe

Poston

Pryor

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Rosenthal

Runbeck

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Scott

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

West

Whelan

Wills

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Bly

Clark

Dehn, R.

Hansen

Lee

Omar

Wagenius


 

 

The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

S. F. No. 3596, 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.

 

 

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

 

The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called. There were 121 yeas and 0 nays as follows:

 

Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Allen

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Barr, R.

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

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

Loeffler

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Marquart


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Maye Quade

McDonald

Metsa

Miller

Moran

Munson

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nash

Nelson

Neu

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

Olson

Omar

O'Neill

Pelowski

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poppe

Poston

Pryor

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Rosenthal

Runbeck

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Scott

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

Wagenius

West

Whelan

Wills

Youakim

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

 

The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

H. F. No. 3819, A bill for an act relating to local government; discontinuing Ramsey Soil and Water Conservation District; transferring duties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 383A.

 

 

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

 

The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called. There were 119 yeas and 1 nay as follows:

 

Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Allen

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bernardy

Bliss

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Christensen

Clark

Considine

Daniels

Davids

Davnie

Dean, M.

Dehn, R.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

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

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Marquart

Maye Quade

McDonald

Metsa

Miller

Moran

Munson

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nash

Nelson

Neu

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

Olson

Omar

O'Neill

Pelowski

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poppe

Poston

Pryor

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Rosenthal

Runbeck

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Scott

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

Wagenius

West

Whelan

Wills

Youakim

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Fischer


 

 

The bill was passed and its title agreed to.


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H. F. No. 2940, A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring legislative approval for certain fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 115.03, subdivision 1; 115.77, subdivision 1; 115.84, subdivisions 2, 3; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 116.07, subdivision 4d.

 

 

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

 

The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called. There were 77 yeas and 41 nays as follows:

 

Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bliss

Christensen

Daniels

Davids

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Franke

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hoppe

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Lien

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Marquart

McDonald

Miller

Munson

Nash

Neu

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poston

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Runbeck

Scott

Smith

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

West

Whelan

Wills

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Allen

Bernardy

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Considine

Dehn, R.

Ecklund

Fischer

Freiberg

Hansen

Hausman

Hilstrom

Hornstein

Hortman

Johnson, C.

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Mahoney

Maye Quade

Metsa

Moran

Murphy, E.

Nelson

Olson

Omar

Pelowski

Pinto

Poppe

Pryor

Rosenthal

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Sundin

Wagenius

Youakim


 

 

The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

The Speaker called Albright to the Chair.

 

 

H. F. No. 3089, A bill for an act relating to mines; modifying inspection requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 180.03, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 180.10.

 

 

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


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The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called. There were 126 yeas and 0 nays as follows:

 

Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Allen

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Barr, R.

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

Loeffler

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Maye Quade

McDonald

Metsa

Miller

Moran

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

Schultz

Scott

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

Wagenius

Ward

West

Whelan

Wills

Youakim

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

 

The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

H. F. No. 2847, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Citizens Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 85.0146, subdivision 1.

 

 

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

 

The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called. There were 126 yeas and 0 nays as follows:

 

Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Allen

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Barr, R.

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

Loeffler

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Maye Quade

McDonald

Metsa

Miller

Moran

Munson

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nash


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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

Schultz

Scott

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

Wagenius

Ward

West

Whelan

Wills

Youakim

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

 

The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

S. F. No. 2921, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying matching funds requirement for local recycling programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.8441, subdivision 4.

 

 

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

 

The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called. There were 126 yeas and 0 nays as follows:

 

Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Allen

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Barr, R.

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

Loeffler

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Maye Quade

McDonald

Metsa

Miller

Moran

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

Schultz

Scott

Slocum

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

Wagenius

Ward

West

Whelan

Wills

Youakim

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

 

The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

H. F. No. 4003 was reported to the House.


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Runbeck moved to amend H. F. No. 4003, the first engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 1, line 11, after "added" insert "to a groundwater appropriation permit within the north and east metro groundwater management area"

 

 

The motion prevailed and the amendment was adopted.

 

 

H. F. No. 4003, A bill for an act relating to waters; temporarily prohibiting enforcement of certain water appropriation permit conditions.

 

 

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

 

The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called. There were 74 yeas and 52 nays as follows:

 

Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bernardy

Bliss

Christensen

Daniels

Davids

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Fischer

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Halverson

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hoppe

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Maye Quade

McDonald

Miller

Munson

Neu

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poston

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Runbeck

Scott

Smith

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

West

Whelan

Wills


 

Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Allen

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Considine

Davnie

Dean, M.

Dehn, R.

Ecklund

Flanagan

Franke

Freiberg

Hansen

Hausman

Hilstrom

Hornstein

Hortman

Johnson, C.

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Lien

Loeffler

Mahoney

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Metsa

Moran

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nash

Nelson

Olson

Omar

Pelowski

Pinto

Poppe

Pryor

Rosenthal

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Slocum

Sundin

Wagenius

Ward

Youakim

Zerwas


 

 

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

 

 

H. F. No. 2802 was reported to the House.


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Lueck moved to amend H. F. No. 2802 as follows:

 

Page 1, line 12, delete everything after "effective" and insert "retroactively from August 1, 2017."

 

 

A roll call was requested and properly seconded.

 

 

The question was taken on the Lueck amendment and the roll was called. There were 84 yeas and 42 nays as follows:

 

Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bliss

Christensen

Daniels

Davids

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Franke

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hoppe

Hortman

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Johnson, C.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Lien

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Marquart

McDonald

Metsa

Miller

Munson

Nash

Neu

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Pelowski

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poppe

Poston

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Runbeck

Sauke

Scott

Smith

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

West

Whelan

Wills

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Allen

Bernardy

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Davnie

Dehn, R.

Fischer

Flanagan

Freiberg

Halverson

Hansen

Hausman

Hilstrom

Hornstein

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Loeffler

Mahoney

Mariani

Masin

Maye Quade

Moran

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nelson

Olson

Omar

Pinto

Pryor

Rosenthal

Sandstede

Schultz

Slocum

Sundin

Wagenius

Ward

Youakim


 

 

The motion prevailed and the amendment was adopted.

 

 

H. F. No. 2802, A bill for an act relating to environment; providing regulatory certainty to municipalities that construct publicly owned treatment works to comply with new or modified effluent limitations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115.

 

 

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


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The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called. There were 83 yeas and 44 nays as follows:

 

Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Backer

Bahr, C.

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bliss

Christensen

Daniels

Davids

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Franke

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hoppe

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Johnson, C.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman

Lien

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Marquart

McDonald

Metsa

Miller

Munson

Nash

Neu

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Pelowski

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poppe

Poston

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Runbeck

Sauke

Scott

Smith

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

West

Whelan

Wills

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Allen

Bernardy

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Considine

Davnie

Dehn, R.

Fischer

Flanagan

Freiberg

Halverson

Hansen

Hausman

Hilstrom

Hornstein

Hortman

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Loeffler

Mahoney

Mariani

Masin

Maye Quade

Moran

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nelson

Olson

Omar

Pinto

Pryor

Rosenthal

Sandstede

Schultz

Slocum

Sundin

Wagenius

Ward

Youakim


 

 

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

 

 

Daudt and Theis were excused for the remainder of today's session.

 

 

H. F. No. 390, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for obstructing trunk highway, airport, or transit traffic; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 609.74; 609.855, subdivision 2.

 

 

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

 

The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called. There were 71 yeas and 55 nays as follows:

 

Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Backer

Bahr, C.

Barr, R.

Bennett

Bliss

Christensen

Daniels

Davids

Dean, M.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hoppe

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koznick

Kresha

Layman


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Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Marquart

McDonald

Miller

Munson

Nash

Neu

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

O'Neill

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Poston

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Runbeck

Scott

Smith

Swedzinski

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

West

Whelan

Wills

Zerwas


 

Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Allen

Anselmo

Applebaum

Bernardy

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Clark

Considine

Davnie

Dehn, R.

Ecklund

Fischer

Flanagan

Franke

Freiberg

Halverson

Hamilton

Hansen

Hausman

Hilstrom

Hornstein

Hortman

Johnson, C.

Koegel

Kunesh-Podein

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Lien

Loeffler

Mahoney

Mariani

Masin

Maye Quade

Metsa

Moran

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nelson

Olson

Omar

Pelowski

Pinto

Poppe

Pryor

Rosenthal

Sandstede

Sauke

Schultz

Slocum

Sundin

Wagenius

Ward

Youakim


 

 

The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

Maye Quade moved that the name of Sandstede be added as an author on H. F. No. 1772. The motion prevailed.

 

Anderson, S., moved that the names of Loonan and Howe be added as authors on H. F. No. 3893. The motion prevailed.

 

Anderson, P., moved that the names of Gruenhagen and Munson be added as authors on H. F. No. 4395. The motion prevailed.

 

Lee moved that the name of Clark be added as an author on H. F. No. 4478. The motion prevailed.

 

Franke moved that the name of Clark be added as an author on H. F. No. 4485. The motion prevailed.

 

Neu moved that S. F. No. 3638 be recalled from the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance and together with H. F. No. 3905, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison. The motion prevailed.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

Peppin moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 9, 2018. The motion prevailed.

 

Peppin moved that the House adjourn. The motion prevailed, and Speaker pro tempore Albright declared the House stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives


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