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STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

NINETY-FIRST SESSION - 2020

 

_____________________

 

SEVENTY-SEVENTH DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Tuesday, April 7, 2020

 

 

      Pursuant to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Majority Leader of the Senate, acting jointly in accordance with House Concurrent Resolution No. 4, the House of Representatives convened at 12:00 noon and was called to order by Melissa Hortman, Speaker of the House.

 

      Prayer was offered by Representative Robert Bierman, District 57A, Apple Valley, 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:

 


Acomb

Albright

Anderson

Backer

Bahner

Bahr

Baker

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Bernardy

Bierman

Boe

Brand

Cantrell

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Christensen

Claflin

Considine

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Davnie

Dehn

Demuth

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Erickson

Fabian

Fischer

Franson

Freiberg

Garofalo

Gomez

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Halverson

Hamilton

Hansen

Hassan

Hausman

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Her

Hertaus

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Johnson

Jordan

Jurgens

Kiel

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Koznick

Kresha

Kunesh-Podein

Layman

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Lien

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Mann

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

McDonald

Mekeland

Miller

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Munson

Murphy

Nash

Nelson, M.

Nelson, N.

Neu

Noor

Nornes

Novotny

O'Driscoll

Olson

O'Neill

Pelowski

Persell

Petersburg

Pierson

Pinto

Poppe

Poston

Pryor

Quam

Richardson

Robbins

Runbeck

Sandell

Sandstede

Sauke

Schomacker

Schultz

Scott

Stephenson

Sundin

Swedzinski

Tabke

Theis

Torkelson

Urdahl

Vang

Vogel

Wagenius

Wazlawik

West

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

      A quorum was present.

 

      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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PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

      The following communications were received:

 

 

STATE OF MINNESOTA

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

SAINT PAUL 55155

 

March 28, 2020

 

The Honorable Melissa Hortman

Speaker of the House of Representatives

The State of Minnesota

 

Dear Speaker Hortman:

 

      Please be advised that I have received, approved, signed, and deposited in the Office of the Secretary of State the following House File:

 

      H. F. No. 4531, relating to state government; providing COVID-19 response efforts; establishing a COVID-19 Minnesota fund; modifying certain authorities; providing exemptions and extensions; modifying certain fees; eliminating refill timelines for opiate or narcotic pain relievers; extending due date for filing property tax appeals; modifying loan programs; providing for unemployment insurance for certain employees affected by COVID-19; requiring reports; appropriating money for COVID-19 response efforts.

 

 

                                                                                                                                Sincerely,

 

                                                                                                                                Tim Walz

                                                                                                                                Governor

 

 

STATE OF MINNESOTA

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE

ST. PAUL 55155

 

The Honorable Melissa Hortman

Speaker of the House of Representatives

 

The Honorable Jeremy R. Miller

President of the Senate

 

      I have the honor to inform you that the following enrolled Act of the 2020 Session of the State Legislature has been received from the Office of the Governor and is deposited in the Office of the Secretary of State for preservation, pursuant to the State Constitution, Article IV, Section 23:


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S. F.

No.

 

H. F.

No.

 

Session Laws

Chapter No.

Time and

Date Approved

2020

 

Date Filed

2020

 

                               4531                       71                                       10:59 a.m.  March 28                            March 28

 

 

                                                                                                                                Sincerely,

 

                                                                                                                                Steve Simon

                                                                                                                                Secretary of State

 

 

INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      The following House Files were introduced:

 

 

Koznick introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4532, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing reporting requirements for certain counties that impose the county transportation sales and use tax; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 297A.993, by adding a subdivision.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation Finance and Policy Division.

 

 

Boe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4533, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to design and construct a roundabout on Trunk Highway 41 in Chanhassen; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation Finance and Policy Division.

 

 

Green introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4534, A bill for an act proposing amendments to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI; replacing legacy amendment with funding for deficient roads and bridges and for clean water; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 10A.01, subdivision 35; 16A.0561; 84.69, subdivision 1; 84.992, subdivision 4; 114D.20, subdivision 6; 114D.30, subdivisions 5, 7; 160.266, subdivision 5; 290C.02, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 3.303, subdivision 10; 3.9741, subdivision 3; 13D.08, subdivision 8; 85.53; 85.535; 85.536; 97A.056; 114D.30, subdivision 6; 114D.50, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 6; 129D.17; 129D.18; 129D.19.

 

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

 

 

Vang introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4535, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Trunk Highway 252/Interstate Highway 94 project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation Finance and Policy Division.


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Bahner introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4536, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a Legislative Commission on Cybersecurity; providing legislative appointments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

 

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

 

 

Wolgamott introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4537, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; providing a presumption for COVID-19 workers' compensation claims for certain employees; requiring a report; authorizing extension of the implementation date of the CAMPUS system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 176.011, subdivision 15.

 

The bill was read for the first time.

 

 

DECLARATION OF URGENCY

 

      Pursuant to Article IV, Section 19, of the Constitution of the state of Minnesota, Winkler moved that the rule therein be suspended and an urgency be declared and that the rules of the House be so far suspended so that H. F. No. 4537 be given its second and third readings and be placed upon its final passage.

 

 

      The question was taken on the Winkler motion and the roll was called.  There were 134 yeas and 0 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Acomb

Albright

Anderson

Backer

Bahner

Bahr

Baker

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Bernardy

Bierman

Boe

Brand

Cantrell

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Christensen

Claflin

Considine

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Davnie

Dehn

Demuth

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Erickson

Fabian

Fischer

Franson

Freiberg

Garofalo

Gomez

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Halverson

Hamilton

Hansen

Hassan

Hausman

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Her

Hertaus

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Johnson

Jordan

Jurgens

Kiel

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Koznick

Kresha

Kunesh-Podein

Layman

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Lien

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Mann

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

McDonald

Mekeland

Miller

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Munson

Murphy

Nash

Nelson, M.

Nelson, N.

Neu

Noor

Nornes

Novotny

O'Driscoll

Olson

O'Neill

Pelowski

Persell

Petersburg

Pierson

Pinto

Poppe

Poston

Pryor

Quam

Richardson

Robbins

Runbeck

Sandell

Sandstede

Sauke

Schomacker

Schultz

Scott

Stephenson

Sundin

Swedzinski

Tabke

Theis

Torkelson

Urdahl

Vang

Vogel

Wagenius

Wazlawik

West

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

 

      The motion prevailed.


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           H. F. No. 4537 was read for the second time.

 

 

H. F. No. 4537, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; providing a presumption for COVID-19 workers' compensation claims for certain employees; requiring a report; authorizing extension of the implementation date of the CAMPUS system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 176.011, subdivision 15.

 

 

      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 130 yeas and 4 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Acomb

Albright

Anderson

Backer

Bahner

Baker

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Bernardy

Bierman

Boe

Brand

Cantrell

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Christensen

Claflin

Considine

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Davnie

Dehn

Demuth

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Erickson

Fabian

Fischer

Franson

Freiberg

Garofalo

Gomez

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Halverson

Hamilton

Hansen

Hassan

Hausman

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Her

Hertaus

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Johnson

Jordan

Jurgens

Kiel

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Koznick

Kresha

Kunesh-Podein

Layman

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Lien

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Mann

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

McDonald

Mekeland

Miller

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Munson

Murphy

Nash

Nelson, M.

Nelson, N.

Neu

Noor

Nornes

Novotny

O'Driscoll

Olson

Pelowski

Persell

Petersburg

Pierson

Pinto

Poppe

Poston

Pryor

Quam

Richardson

Robbins

Sandell

Sandstede

Sauke

Schomacker

Schultz

Scott

Stephenson

Sundin

Swedzinski

Tabke

Theis

Torkelson

Urdahl

Vang

Vogel

Wagenius

Wazlawik

West

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Bahr

Green

O'Neill

Runbeck


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

 

 

      The following messages were received from the Senate:

 

 

Madam Speaker:

 

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

 

H. F. No. 4531, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing COVID-19 response efforts; establishing a COVID-19 Minnesota fund; modifying certain authorities; providing exemptions and extensions; modifying certain fees; eliminating refill timelines for opiate or narcotic pain relievers; extending due date for filing


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property tax appeals; modifying loan programs; providing for unemployment insurance for certain employees affected by COVID-19; requiring reports; appropriating money for COVID-19 response efforts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 116J.881; 116M.18, by adding a subdivision; 171.0605, subdivision 5; 241.75, subdivision 2; 609.105, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 41B.047, subdivisions 1, 3; 151.065, subdivisions 1, 3, 7; 152.11, subdivision 1.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

Madam Speaker:

 

I hereby announce the adoption by the Senate of the following House Concurrent Resolution, herewith transmitted:

 

House Concurrent Resolution No. 4, A House concurrent resolution relating to adjournment of the House of Representatives and Senate until the public interest warrants it.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

      Lesch moved that the name of Moller be added as an author on H. F. No. 1060.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lesch moved that the name of Moller be added as an author on H. F. No. 1061.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Drazkowski moved that the name of Boe be added as an author on H. F. No. 1525.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Cantrell moved that the name of Pryor be added as an author on H. F. No. 1805.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Claflin moved that the name of Cantrell be added as an author on H. F. No. 3180.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Edelson moved that the name of Cantrell be added as an author on H. F. No. 3213.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kotyza-Witthuhn moved that the name of Cantrell be added as an author on H. F. No. 3369.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moran moved that the name of Cantrell be added as an author on H. F. No. 3556.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lippert moved that the names of Christensen, Boe and Dettmer be added as authors on H. F. No. 3739.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hornstein moved that the names of Freiberg and Her be added as authors on H. F. No. 3837.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gomez moved that the name of Cantrell be added as an author on H. F. No. 3898.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Brand moved that the names of Boe and Dettmer be added as authors on H. F. No. 4104.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Heintzeman moved that the name of Poston be added as an author on H. F. No. 4185.  The motion prevailed.


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           Masin moved that the name of Johnson be added as an author on H. F. No. 4384.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Davnie moved that the names of Hassan and Gomez be added as authors on H. F. No. 4415.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hansen moved that the names of Sundin; Lillie; Ecklund; Xiong, T.; Bernardy; Richardson; Huot; Mariani and Jordan be added as authors on H. F. No. 4514.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wolgamott moved that the names of Brand, Bierman, Bernardy, Heinrich and Poppe be added as authors on H. F. No. 4515.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Winkler moved that the name of Lillie be added as an author on H. F. No. 4531.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

      Winkler introduced:

 

      House Concurrent Resolution No. 5, A House concurrent resolution relating to adjournment of the House of Representatives and Senate until the public interest warrants it.

 

 

SUSPENSION OF RULES

 

      Winkler moved that the rules be so far suspended so that House Concurrent Resolution No. 5 be now considered and be placed upon its adoption.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION No. 5

 

A House concurrent resolution relating to adjournment of the House of Representatives and Senate until the public interest warrants it. 

 

Be It Resolved, by the House of Representatives of the State of Minnesota, the Senate concurring: 

 

1. Upon adjournment on April 7, 2020, the House of Representatives and the Senate may set the next day of meeting for April 14, 2020, or may stand adjourned until the second day after members of the House of Representatives and the Senate are notified to assemble pursuant to section 2, whichever is earlier.  The speaker of the House of Representatives and the majority leader of the Senate, respectively, may set the precise time of day members shall reassemble under this section or section 2.

 

2. The speaker of the House of Representatives and the majority leader of the Senate, acting jointly after providing advance notice to the minority leader of the House of Representatives and the minority leader of the Senate, shall notify the members of the House of Representatives and Senate, respectively, to reassemble whenever the public interest, in the opinion of the speaker of the House of Representatives and the majority leader in the Senate, warrants it.

 

3. By the adoption of this resolution, each house consents to adjournment of the other house for more than three days.

 

 

Winkler moved that House Concurrent Resolution No. 5 be now adopted.  The motion prevailed and House Concurrent Resolution No. 5 was adopted.


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ADJOURNMENT

 

      Winkler moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until Tuesday, April 14, 2020 or until a time and date determined pursuant to House Concurrent Resolution No. 5.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Winkler moved that the House adjourn.  The motion prevailed, and the Speaker declared the House stands adjourned until Tuesday, April 14, 2020 or until a time and date determined pursuant to House Concurrent Resolution No. 5.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives