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STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

NINETY-SECOND SESSION - 2021

 

_____________________

 

TWENTIETH DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Thursday, March 4, 2021

 

 

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

 

      Prayer was offered by Rabbi Lynn Liberman, Jewish Community Chaplain of Jewish Family Service, St. Paul, Minnesota.

 

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

 

      The roll was called and the following members were present:

 


Acomb

Agbaje

Akland

Albright

Anderson

Backer

Bahner

Bahr

Baker

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Berg

Bernardy

Bierman

Bliss

Boe

Boldon

Burkel

Carlson

Christensen

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Davnie

Demuth

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Erickson

Feist

Fischer

Franke

Franson

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Garofalo

Gomez

Green

Greenman

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton

Hansen, R.

Hanson, J.

Hassan

Hausman

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Her

Hertaus

Hollins

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Igo

Johnson

Jordan

Jurgens

Keeler

Kiel

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Koznick

Kresha

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Lucero

Lueck

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

McDonald

Mekeland

Miller

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Mortensen

Mueller

Munson

Murphy

Nash

Nelson, M.

Nelson, N.

Neu Brindley

Noor

Novotny

O'Driscoll

Olson, B.

Olson, L.

O'Neill

Pelowski

Petersburg

Pfarr

Pierson

Pinto

Poston

Pryor

Quam

Raleigh

Rasmusson

Reyer

Richardson

Robbins

Sandell

Sandstede

Schomacker

Schultz

Scott

Stephenson

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Thompson

Torkelson

Urdahl

Vang

Wazlawik

West

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

      A quorum was present.

 

      Grossell was excused.

 

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


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PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

      The following communications were received:

 

 

STATE OF MINNESOTA

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

SAINT PAUL 55155

 

February 12, 2021

 

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. 114, relating to civil actions; suspending the expiring of statutory deadlines imposed upon judicial proceedings during a peacetime emergency.

 

 

                                                                                                                                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 2021 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:

 

 

S. F.

No.

 

H. F.

No.

 

Session Laws

Chapter No.

Time and

Date Approved

2021

 

Date Filed

2021

 

                               114                            3                                        5:28 p.m.  February 12                        February 12

 

 

                                                                                                                                Sincerely,

 

                                                                                                                                Steve Simon

                                                                                                                                Secretary of State


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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 2021 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:

 

 

S. F.

No.

 

H. F.

No.

 

Session Laws

Chapter No.

Time and

Date Approved

2021

 

Date Filed

2021

 

       475                                                    4                                        10:31 a.m.  March 3                               March 3

 

 

                                                                                                                                Sincerely,

 

                                                                                                                                Steve Simon

                                                                                                                                Secretary of State

 

 

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES AND DIVISIONS

 

 

Nelson, M., from the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 7, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for earned sick and safe time; appropriating money; authorizing rulemaking; imposing civil penalties; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 177.27, subdivisions 2, 4, 7; 181.942, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 177; 181; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 181.9413.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Hornstein from the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 9, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying provisions related to voter registration; absentee voting; establishing a system of early voting; eliminating a restriction on the number of voters an individual may assist on election day; requiring voting instructions, sample ballots, and election judges to be multilingual in certain situations; modifying standards governing access to Help America Vote Act funds; regulating intimidation, deceptive practices, and interference with voter registration and voting; campaign finance; regulating small donor political committees and funds; establishing a small donor state match program; establishing a Democracy Dollar coupon program; exempting certain candidate expenditures from aggregate expenditure limits; repealing the


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political contribution refund program; repealing the campaign public subsidy program; providing principles and procedures related to redistricting of congressional and legislative districts; providing penalties; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 5.30, subdivision 2; 8.31, subdivision 1; 10A.01, subdivisions 11, 16a, by adding subdivisions; 10A.02, subdivision 13; 10A.15, subdivision 1; 10A.20, subdivision 3; 10A.25, by adding subdivisions; 10A.257, subdivision 1; 10A.31, subdivision 4; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 10A.323; 10A.34, subdivision 4; 13.607, by adding a subdivision; 135A.17, subdivision 2; 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.022, subdivision 1; 201.054, subdivisions 1, 2; 201.061, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; 201.071, subdivision 1; 201.091, subdivision 4; 201.161; 201.162; 203B.001; 203B.01, by adding a subdivision; 203B.03, subdivision 1; 203B.04, subdivision 5; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.06, subdivisions 1, 3; 203B.07, subdivision 3; 203B.08, subdivisions 1, 3; 203B.12, subdivision 7; 203B.121, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 204B.28, subdivision 2; 204C.10; 204C.15, subdivision 1; 206.82, subdivision 1; 206.83; 211B.04, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 211B.32, subdivision 1; 289A.37, subdivision 2; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivision 6; 609.165, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 2; 10A; 201; 203B; 204B; 211B; 243; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 10A.31, subdivisions 5, 5a, 6, 6a, 7, 7a, 7b, 10, 11; 10A.315; 10A.321; 10A.322, subdivision 4; 10A.324, subdivisions 1, 3; 13.4967, subdivision 2; 203B.081, subdivision 3; 290.06, subdivision 23.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, line 6, delete the first comma and insert "or" and delete ", or"

 

Page 2, line 7, delete "learner's permit" and delete the comma and insert "or"

 

Page 2, line 8, delete ", or a learner's permit"

 

Page 11, line 10, delete ", instruction permit,"

 

Page 11, line 11, after the semicolon, insert "or"

 

Page 11, delete lines 12 and 13

 

Page 11, line 14, delete "(3)" and insert "(2)"

 

Page 11, line 17, delete "the individual must be provided" and insert "a county auditor must provide"

 

Page 11, line 18, before the period, insert "pursuant to subdivision 6 and section 201.12, subdivision 1"

 

Page 11, line 26, delete ", instruction permit,"

 

Page 12, line 11, delete ", instruction permit,"

 

Page 12, after line 20, insert:

 

"(d) For purposes of this section, "driver's license" includes any instruction permit, provisional license, limited license, restricted license, or operator's permit issuable by the commissioner of public safety under chapter 171."

 

Page 12, delete subdivision 4

 

Renumber the subdivisions in sequence

 

Page 62, delete article 6


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Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 12, delete everything after the semicolon

 

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

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.

 

The report was adopted.

 

 

Nelson, M., from the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 70, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a revolving loan account for energy conservation in state buildings; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 16B.86; 16B.87.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, delete lines 11 to 16 and insert:

 

"(b) "Energy conservation" has the meaning given in section 216B.241, subdivision 1, paragraph (d).

 

(c) "Energy conservation improvement" has the meaning given in section 216B.241, subdivision 1, paragraph (e).

 

(d) "Energy efficiency" has the meaning given in section 216B.241, subdivision 1, paragraph (f)."

 

Page 1, line 19, delete "a" and insert "an existing"

 

Page 2, line 1, after "commissioner" insert "shall manage the account and"

 

Page 2, line 3, delete "annually"

 

Page 2, line 6, delete everything after "16B.87"

 

Page 2, line 7, delete the new language

 

Page 2, line 25, delete "and"

 

Page 2, after line 25, insert:

 

"(6) a description of the energy conservation programs offered by the utility providing service to the state building from which the applicant will seek additional funding for the project; and"

 

Page 2, line 26, delete "(6)" and insert "(7)"

 

Page 2, line 29, after the second period, insert "A loan made under this section must:"


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Page 2, after line 29, insert:

 

"(1) be at or below the market rate of interest, including a zero interest loan; and

 

(2) have a term no longer than seven years.

 

(c) In making awards, the committee shall give preference to:

 

(1) applicants that have sought funding for the project through energy conservation programs offered by the utility serving the state building that is the subject of the application; and

 

(2) to the extent feasible, applications for state buildings located within the electric retail service area of the utility that is subject to section 116C.779."

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Climate and Energy Finance and Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Ecklund from the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 109, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring installation of automatic sprinkler systems in certain existing high-rise buildings; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Pinto from the Committee on Early Childhood Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 260, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing the retaining early educators through attaining incentives now grant program; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119B.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 12, delete everything after "shall"

 

Page 1, line 13, delete everything before "administer" and after "program" insert "through a grant to a nonprofit with the demonstrated ability to manage benefit programs for child care professionals"

 

Page 1, line 15, after "the" insert "REETAIN"

 

Page 2, line 1, delete "applicant's current position" and insert "early childhood care and education field"

 

Page 2, line 8, delete "their current position" and insert "the early childhood care and education field"


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Page 2, line 11, delete "$3,500" and insert "an amount" and after "recipient" insert "determined by the commissioner"

 

Page 2, line 13, before "The" insert "By January 1 each year," and delete "annually"

 

Page 2, line 14, delete "on January 1, 2022,"

 

Page 2, line 15, before the period, insert "since the last report"

 

Page 2, after line 15, insert:

 

"Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 136A.128, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Program components.  (a) The nonprofit organization must use the grant for:

 

(1) tuition scholarships up to $5,000 $10,000 per year for courses leading to the nationally recognized child development associate credential or college-level courses leading to an associate's degree or bachelor's degree in early childhood development and school-age care; and

 

(2) education incentives of a minimum of $100 $250 to participants in the tuition scholarship program if they complete a year of working in the early care and education field.

 

(b) Applicants for the scholarship must be employed by a licensed early childhood or child care program and working directly with children, a licensed family child care provider, employed by a public prekindergarten program, or an employee in a school-age program exempt from licensing under section 245A.03, subdivision 2, paragraph (a), clause (12).  Lower wage earners must be given priority in awarding the tuition scholarships.  Scholarship recipients must contribute at least ten percent of the total scholarship and must be sponsored by their employers, who must also contribute ten at least five percent of the total scholarship.  Scholarship recipients who are self-employed must contribute 20 percent of the total scholarship.

 

Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 136A.128, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 4.  Administration.  A nonprofit organization that receives a grant under this section may use five ten percent of the grant amount to administer the program."

 

Page 2, after line 21, insert:

 

"Sec. 5.  APPROPRIATION; TEACH GRANT PROGRAM.

 

$500,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $500,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of human services for teacher education and compensation helps (TEACH) program grants under Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.128.

 

Sec. 6.  REVISOR INSTRUCTION.

 

The revisor of statutes shall renumber Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.128, as a section in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119B.  The revisor shall also make necessary cross-reference changes consistent with the renumbering."


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Renumber the sections in sequence

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 3, after the first semicolon, insert "modifying certain early educator incentive programs;"

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Stephenson from the Committee on Commerce Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 269, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; creating a psychology interjurisdictional compact; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 20, after line 6, insert:

 

"(2) The commission is subject to liability for any claim against the commission or any member, officer, executive director, employee, or representative of the commission for damage to or loss of property or personal injury or other civil liability caused by or arising out of any actual or alleged act, error, or omission that occurred within the scope of commission employment, duties, or responsibilities, provided that the actual or alleged act, error, or omission did not result from intentional, willful, or wanton misconduct by the person against whom the claim is made."

 

Page 20, line 7, delete "(2)" and insert "(3)"

 

Page 20, line 16, delete "(3)" and insert "(4)"

 

Page 26, delete section 2

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 3, delete "appropriating money;"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Pinto from the Committee on Early Childhood Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 412, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to increase the number of quality child care providers; requiring reports.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.


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Mariani from the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 416, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring a report on statistics for individuals convicted as an extended jurisdiction juvenile; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 241.016; 244.19, subdivision 3; 401.06.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, after line 24, insert:

 

"Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 244.05, subdivision 1b, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 1b.  Supervised release; offenders who commit crimes on or after August 1, 1993.  (a) Except as provided in subdivisions 4, 4a, and 5, every inmate sentenced to prison for a felony offense committed on or after August 1, 1993, shall serve a supervised release term upon completion of the inmate's term of imprisonment and any disciplinary confinement period imposed by the commissioner due to the inmate's violation of any disciplinary rule adopted by the commissioner or refusal to participate in a rehabilitative program required under section 244.03.  The amount of time the inmate serves on supervised release shall be equal in length to the amount of time remaining in the inmate's executed sentence after the inmate has served the term of imprisonment and any disciplinary confinement period imposed by the commissioner.

 

(b) No inmate who violates a disciplinary rule or refuses to participate in a rehabilitative program as required under section 244.03 shall be placed on supervised release until the inmate has served the disciplinary confinement period for that disciplinary sanction or until the inmate is discharged or released from punitive segregation confinement, whichever is later.  The imposition of a disciplinary confinement period shall be considered to be a disciplinary sanction imposed upon an inmate, and the procedure for imposing the disciplinary confinement period and the rights of the inmate in the procedure shall be those in effect for the imposition of other disciplinary sanctions at each state correctional institution.

 

Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 244.05, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 4.  Minimum imprisonment, life sentence.  (a) An inmate serving a mandatory life sentence under section 609.106, subdivision 2, or 609.3455, subdivision 2, paragraph (a), must not be given supervised release under this section.

 

(b) Except as provided in paragraph (f), an inmate serving a mandatory life sentence under section 609.185, paragraph (a), clause (3), (5), or (6); or Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.109, subdivision 3, must not be given supervised release under this section without having served a minimum term of 30 years.

 

(c) Except as provided in paragraph (f), an inmate serving a mandatory life sentence under section 609.385 must not be given supervised release under this section without having served a minimum term of imprisonment of 17 years.

 

(d) An inmate serving a mandatory life sentence under section 609.3455, subdivision 3 or 4, must not be given supervised release under this section without having served the minimum term of imprisonment specified by the court in its sentence.

 

(e) An inmate serving a mandatory life sentence under section 609.106, subdivision 3, or 609.3455, subdivision 2, paragraph (c), must not be given supervised release under this section without having served a minimum term of imprisonment of 15 years.


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(f) An inmate serving a mandatory life sentence for a crime described in paragraph (b) or (c) who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense must not be given supervised release under this section without having served a minimum term of imprisonment of 15 years.

 

Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 244.05, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 4a.  Eligibility for early supervised release; offenders who were under 18 at the time of offense.  (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person who was under the age of 18 at the time of the commission of an offense is eligible for early supervised release if the person is serving an executed sentence that includes a term of imprisonment of more that 15 years, or separate, consecutive executed sentences for two or more crimes that include combined terms of imprisonment that total more than 15 years.

 

(b) A person eligible for early supervised release under paragraph (a) must be considered for early supervised release pursuant to section 244.0515 after serving 15 years of imprisonment.

 

(c) Where the person is serving separate, consecutive executed sentences for two or more crimes, the person may be granted early supervised release on all sentences.

 

Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 244.05, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 5.  Supervised release, life sentence.  (a) Except as provided in section 244.0515, the commissioner of corrections may, under rules promulgated by the commissioner, give supervised release to an inmate serving a mandatory life sentence under section 609.185, paragraph (a), clause (3), (5), or (6); 609.3455, subdivision 3 or 4; 609.385; or Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.109, subdivision 3, after the inmate has served the minimum term of imprisonment specified in subdivision 4.

 

(b) The commissioner shall require the preparation of a community investigation report and shall consider the findings of the report when making a supervised release decision under this subdivision.  The report shall reflect the sentiment of the various elements of the community toward the inmate, both at the time of the offense and at the present time.  The report shall include the views of the sentencing judge, the prosecutor, any law enforcement personnel who may have been involved in the case, and any successors to these individuals who may have information relevant to the supervised release decision.  The report shall also include the views of the victim and the victim's family unless the victim or the victim's family chooses not to participate.

 

(c) The commissioner shall make reasonable efforts to notify the victim, in advance, of the time and place of the inmate's supervised release review hearing.  The victim has a right to submit an oral or written statement at the review hearing.  The statement may summarize the harm suffered by the victim as a result of the crime and give the victim's recommendation on whether the inmate should be given supervised release at this time.  The commissioner must consider the victim's statement when making the supervised release decision.

 

(d) When considering whether to give supervised release to an inmate serving a life sentence under section 609.3455, subdivision 3 or 4, the commissioner shall consider, at a minimum, the following:  the risk the inmate poses to the community if released, the inmate's progress in treatment, the inmate's behavior while incarcerated, psychological or other diagnostic evaluations of the inmate, the inmate's criminal history, and any other relevant conduct of the inmate while incarcerated or before incarceration.  The commissioner may not give supervised release to the inmate unless:

 

(1) while in prison:

 

(i) the inmate has successfully completed appropriate sex offender treatment;


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(ii) the inmate has been assessed for chemical dependency needs and, if appropriate, has successfully completed chemical dependency treatment; and

 

(iii) the inmate has been assessed for mental health needs and, if appropriate, has successfully completed mental health treatment; and

 

(2) a comprehensive individual release plan is in place for the inmate that ensures that, after release, the inmate will have suitable housing and receive appropriate aftercare and community-based treatment.  The comprehensive plan also must include a postprison employment or education plan for the inmate.

 

(e) As used in this subdivision, "victim" means the individual who suffered harm as a result of the inmate's crime or, if the individual is deceased, the deceased's surviving spouse or next of kin.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective July 1, 2021.

 

Sec. 6.  [244.0515] JUVENILE REVIEW BOARD.

 

Subdivision 1.  Board.  The Juvenile Review Board is created with the power and duties established by subdivision 4.

 

Subd. 2.  Members.  (a) The board consists of seven members as follows:

 

(1) the commissioner of corrections or the commissioner's designee;

 

(2) the commissioner of human services or the commissioner's designee;

 

(3) the commissioner of public safety or the commissioner's designee;

 

(4) the attorney general or the attorney general's designee; and

 

(5) three at-large members with expertise in the neurodevelopment of youth, appointed by the governor.

 

(b) The board shall select one of its members to serve as chair.

 

Subd. 3.  Terms, compensation, and removal.  The membership terms, compensation, and removal of members and the filling of membership vacancies is as provided in section 15.0575.

 

Subd. 4.  Powers and duties.  (a) Consistent with the requirements of this section, the board has authority to grant supervised release to an inmate who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense and is serving a mandatory life sentence; an executed sentence that includes a term of imprisonment of more that 15 years; or separate, consecutive executed sentences for two or more crimes that include combined terms of imprisonment that total more than 15 years.

 

(b) The board may give supervised release to an inmate described in paragraph (a) after the inmate has served the minimum term of imprisonment specified by the court or 15 years, whichever is earlier.

 

(c) Where an inmate is serving multiple sentences that are concurrent to one another, the board must grant or deny supervised release on all sentences.  Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, where an inmate is serving multiple sentences that are consecutive to one another, the court may grant or deny supervised release on one or more sentences.


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(d) The board shall conduct an initial supervised release review hearing as soon as practicable after the inmate has served the applicable minimum term of imprisonment.  Hearings for inmates eligible for a review hearing on or before July 1, 2021, shall take place before July 1, 2022.

 

(e) If the inmate is not released at the initial supervised release review hearing, the board shall conduct subsequent review hearings until the inmate's release.  Review hearings shall not be scheduled to take place within six months of a previous hearing or more than three years after a previous hearing.

 

(f) The board may order that an inmate be placed on intensive supervised release for all or part of the inmate's supervised release pursuant to section 244.05, subdivision 6.

 

Subd. 5.  Administrative services.  The commissioner of corrections shall provide adequate office space and administrative services for the board and the board shall reimburse the commissioner for the space and services provided.  The board may also utilize, with their consent, the services, equipment, personnel, information, and resources of other state agencies; and may accept voluntary and uncompensated services, contract with individuals and public and private agencies, and request information, reports, and data from any agency of the state or any of its political subdivisions to the extent authorized by law.

 

Subd. 6.  Development report.  (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b), the board shall require the preparation of a development report and shall consider the findings of the report when making a supervised release decision under this section.  The report shall be prepared by a mental health professional as defined in section 245.462, subdivision 18, clauses (1) to (4) or (6) and shall address the cognitive, emotional, and social maturity of the inmate.

 

(b) If a development report was prepared within the 12 months immediately proceeding the hearing, the board may rely on that report.

 

Subd. 7.  Victim statement.  The board shall make reasonable efforts to notify the victim, in advance, of the time and place of the inmate's supervised release review hearing.  The victim has a right to submit an oral or written statement at the review hearing.  The statement may summarize the harm suffered by the victim as a result of the crime and give the victim's recommendation on whether the inmate should be given supervised release at this time.  The board must consider the victim's statement when making the supervised release decision.  As used in this subdivision, "victim" means the individual who suffered harm as a result of the inmate's crime or, if the individual is deceased, the deceased's surviving spouse or next of kin.

 

Subd. 8.  Review hearing; notice.  (a) At least 90 days before a supervised release review hearing, the commissioner of corrections shall notify the inmate of the time and place of the hearing, and that the inmate has the right to be present at the hearing, request appointment of counsel, access the inmate's prison file prior to the hearing, and submit written arguments to the board prior to the hearing.

 

(b) The inmate may make oral arguments to the board at the hearing.

 

Subd. 9.  Considerations.  (a) When considering whether to give supervised release to an inmate serving a mandatory life sentence the board shall consider, at a minimum, the following:

 

(1) the development report;

 

(2) the victim statement, if any;

 

(3) the risk the inmate poses to the community if released;

 

(4) the inmate's progress in treatment;


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(5) the inmate's behavior while incarcerated;

 

(6) any additional psychological or other diagnostic evaluations of the inmate;

 

(7) the inmate's criminal history;

 

(8) whether the inmate is serving consecutive sentences; and

 

(9) any other relevant conduct of the inmate while incarcerated or before incarceration.

 

(b) In making its decision, the board must consider relevant science regarding the neurological development of juveniles and shall prioritize information regarding the inmate's maturity and rehabilitation while incarcerated.

 

(c) Except as provided in paragraph (d), the board may not give supervised release to the inmate unless:

 

(1) while in prison:

 

(i) if applicable, the inmate has successfully completed appropriate sex offender treatment;

 

(ii) the inmate has been assessed for chemical dependency needs and, if appropriate, has successfully completed chemical dependency treatment; and

 

(iii) the inmate has been assessed for mental health needs and, if appropriate, has been provided mental health treatment; and

 

(2) a comprehensive individual release plan is in place for the inmate that ensures that, after release, the inmate will have suitable housing and receive appropriate aftercare and community-based treatment.  The comprehensive plan also must include a postprison employment or education plan for the inmate.

 

(d) The board shall not deny supervised release to an inmate pursuant to paragraph (c) if the appropriate assessments, treatment, or planning were not made available to the inmate.

 

Subd. 10.  Findings of the board.  Within 30 days after a supervised release hearing, the board shall issue its decision on granting release, including a statement of reasons for that decision.  If the board does not grant supervised release, the statement of the reasons for that denial must identify specific steps the inmate can take to increase the likelihood that release will be granted at a future hearing.

 

Subd. 11.  Review by court of appeals.  When the board has issued its findings, an inmate who acts within 30 days from the date the inmate received the findings may have the order reviewed by the court of appeals upon either of the following grounds:

 

(1) the order does not conform with this section; or

 

(2) the findings of fact and order were unsupported by substantial evidence in view of the entire record as submitted.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective July 1, 2021.


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Sec. 7.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 244.101, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Executed sentences.  Except as provided in section 244.05, subdivision 4a, when a felony offender is sentenced to a fixed executed sentence for an offense committed on or after August 1, 1993, the executed sentence consists of two parts:  (1) a specified minimum term of imprisonment that is equal to two-thirds of the executed sentence; and (2) a specified maximum supervised release term that is equal to one-third of the executed sentence.  The amount of time the inmate actually serves in prison and on supervised release is subject to the provisions of section 244.05, subdivision 1b."

 

Page 4, after line 9, insert:

 

"Sec. 10.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 480A.06, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 4.  Administrative review.  The court of appeals shall have jurisdiction to review on the record the validity of administrative rules, as provided in sections 14.44 and 14.45, and the decisions of administrative agencies in contested cases, as provided in sections 14.63 to 14.69, and the decisions of the Juvenile Review Board as provided in section 244.0515.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective July 1, 2021.

 

Sec. 11.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.106, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Life without release.  Except as provided in subdivision 3, the court shall sentence a person to life imprisonment without possibility of release under the following circumstances:

 

(1) the person is convicted of first-degree murder under section 609.185, paragraph (a), clause (1), (2), (4), or (7);

 

(2) the person is convicted of committing first-degree murder in the course of a kidnapping under section 609.185, paragraph (a), clause (3); or

 

(3) the person is convicted of first-degree murder under section 609.185, paragraph (a), clause (3), (5), or (6), and the court determines on the record at the time of sentencing that the person has one or more previous convictions for a heinous crime.

 

Sec. 12.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.106, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 3.  Offender under age 18; life imprisonment.  The court shall sentence a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of an offense under the circumstances described in subdivision 2 to imprisonment for life.

 

Sec. 13.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.3455, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Mandatory life sentence without release; egregious first-time and repeat offenders.  (a) Except as provided in paragraph (c), notwithstanding the statutory maximum penalty otherwise applicable to the offense, the court shall sentence a person convicted under section 609.342, subdivision 1, paragraph (c), (d), (e), (f), or (h); or 609.343, subdivision 1, paragraph (c), (d), (e), (f), or (h), to life without the possibility of release if:

 

(1) the fact finder determines that two or more heinous elements exist; or

 

(2) the person has a previous sex offense conviction for a violation of section 609.342, 609.343, or 609.344, and the fact finder determines that a heinous element exists for the present offense.

 

(b) A fact finder may not consider a heinous element if it is an element of the underlying specified violation of section 609.342 or 609.343.  In addition, when determining whether two or more heinous elements exist, the fact finder may not use the same underlying facts to support a determination that more than one element exists.


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(c) The court shall sentence a person who was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of an offense described in paragraph (a) to imprisonment for life.

 

Sec. 14.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.3455, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 5.  Life sentences; minimum term of imprisonment.  At the time of sentencing under subdivision 3 or 4, the court shall specify a minimum term of imprisonment, based on the sentencing guidelines or any applicable mandatory minimum sentence, that must be served before the offender may be considered for supervised release.  If the offender was under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of the offense, the minimum term of imprisonment specified by the court shall not exceed 15 years.

 

Sec. 15.  EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Sections 2 to 4, 7, and 11 to 14 are effective the day following final enactment and apply to offenders sentenced on or after that date, and retroactively to offenders:

 

(1) sentenced to life imprisonment without possibility of release following a conviction under Minnesota Statutes, section 609.185, paragraph (a), for an offense committed when the offender was under 18 years of age and when a sentence was imposed pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 609.106, subdivision 2;

 

(2) sentenced to life imprisonment without possibility of release following a conviction under Minnesota Statutes, section 609.3455, subdivision 2, for an offense committed when the offender was under 18 years of age;

 

(3) sentenced to life imprisonment under Minnesota Statutes, section 609.185, paragraph (a), clause (3), (5), or (6); or Minnesota Statutes 2004, section 609.109, subdivision 3, for an offense committed when the offender was under 18 years of age;

 

(4) sentenced to life imprisonment under Minnesota Statutes, section 609.385, for an offense committed when the offender was under 18 years of age;

 

(5) sentenced to life imprisonment under Minnesota Statutes, section 609.3455, subdivision 3 or 4, if the minimum term of imprisonment specified by the court in its sentence exceeds 15 years for an offense committed when the offender was under 18 years of age; or

 

(6) sentenced to an executed sentence that includes a term of imprisonment of more than 15 years or separate, consecutive executed sentences for two or more crimes that include combined terms of imprisonment that total more than 15 years for an offense committed when the offender was under 18 years of age."

 

Renumber the sections in sequence

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 3, after the semicolon, insert "establishing eligibility for release for individuals sentenced to life in prison for crimes committed while under the age of 18; establishing eligibility for early supervised release for certain individuals sentenced for crimes committed while under the age of 18; establishing a Juvenile Release Board; providing for review by the court of appeals;"

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

 

      The report was adopted.


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Becker-Finn from the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 478, A bill for an act relating to crime; providing guidance to courts on sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Mariani from the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 553, A bill for an act relating to corrections; providing identification cards for offenders released from incarceration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 171.06, subdivision 3.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 171.06, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3.  Contents of application; other information.  (a) An application must:

 

(1) state the full name, date of birth, sex, and either (i) the residence address of the applicant, or (ii) designated address under section 5B.05;

 

(2) as may be required by the commissioner, contain a description of the applicant and any other facts pertaining to the applicant, the applicant's driving privileges, and the applicant's ability to operate a motor vehicle with safety;

 

(3) state:

 

(i) the applicant's Social Security number; or

 

(ii) if the applicant does not have a Social Security number and is applying for a Minnesota identification card, instruction permit, or class D provisional or driver's license, that the applicant certifies that the applicant is not eligible for a Social Security number;

 

(4) contain a notification to the applicant of the availability of a living will/health care directive designation on the license under section 171.07, subdivision 7; and

 

(5) include a method for the applicant to:

 

(i) request a veteran designation on the license under section 171.07, subdivision 15, and the driving record under section 171.12, subdivision 5a;

 

(ii) indicate a desire to make an anatomical gift under paragraph (d);

 

(iii) as applicable, designate document retention as provided under section 171.12, subdivision 3c; and


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(iv) indicate emergency contacts as provided under section 171.12, subdivision 5b.

 

(b) Applications must be accompanied by satisfactory evidence demonstrating:

 

(1) identity, date of birth, and any legal name change if applicable; and

 

(2) for driver's licenses and Minnesota identification cards that meet all requirements of the REAL ID Act:

 

(i) principal residence address in Minnesota, including application for a change of address, unless the applicant provides a designated address under section 5B.05;

 

(ii) Social Security number, or related documentation as applicable; and

 

(iii) lawful status, as defined in Code of Federal Regulations, title 6, section 37.3.

 

(c) An application for an enhanced driver's license or enhanced identification card must be accompanied by:

 

(1) satisfactory evidence demonstrating the applicant's full legal name and United States citizenship; and

 

(2) a photographic identity document.

 

(d) A valid Department of Corrections or Federal Bureau of Prisons identification card, containing the applicant's full name, date of birth, and photograph issued to the applicant is an acceptable form of proof of identity in an application for an identification card, instruction permit, or driver's license as a secondary document for purposes of Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0400, and successor rules.

 

Sec. 2.  [241.067] RELEASE OF INMATES; DUTIES OF COMMISSIONER.

 

Subdivision 1.  Duties upon release.  When releasing an inmate from prison, the commissioner shall:

 

(1) provide the inmate with a copy of the inmate's unofficial criminal history compiled by the department and marked as unofficial;

 

(2) provide information to the inmate on how to obtain the inmate's full official criminal history from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension;

 

(3) provide general information to the inmate describing the laws and processes for obtaining an expungement of the inmate's criminal record;

 

(4) provide general information on the inmate's right to vote;

 

(5) provide the inmate with current information on local career workforce centers in the county in which the inmate will reside and, upon the inmate's request, other counties;

 

(6) provide the inmate with a record of the programs that the inmate completed while in prison;

 

(7) provide the inmate with an accounting of any court-ordered payments, fines, and fees owed by the inmate upon release of which the department has knowledge;

 

(8) provide assistance to the inmate in obtaining a Social Security card;


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(9) provide the inmate with a medical discharge summary;

 

(10) provide the inmate with information on how the inmate may obtain a complete copy of the inmate's medical record at no charge to the inmate; and

 

(11) provide the inmate with general information on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, eligibility criteria, and application process.

 

Subd. 2.  Assistance relating to birth certificate and identification cards.  (a) Upon the request of an inmate, the commissioner shall assist the inmate in obtaining a copy of the inmate's birth certificate at no cost to the inmate.  This assistance applies only to inmates who (1) upon intake have six months or more remaining in their term of imprisonment, (2) do not already have an accessible copy of their birth certificate available or other valid identification, or (3) do not already have a valid photograph on file with the Department of Public Safety that may be used as proof of identity for renewing an identification document.

 

(b) The commissioner, in collaboration with the Department of Public Safety, shall facilitate the provision of a state identification card to an inmate at no cost to the inmate under the same criteria described in paragraph (a) relating to birth certificates, provided the inmate possesses the necessary qualifying documents to obtain the card.

 

(c) The commissioner shall inform inmates of the commissioner's duties under paragraphs (a) and (b) upon intake and again upon the initiation of release planning.

 

Subd. 3.  Medical assistance or MinnesotaCare application.  At least 45 days before the scheduled release of an inmate, the commissioner shall offer to assist the inmate in completing an application for medical assistance or MinnesotaCare and shall provide the assistance if the inmate accepts the offer.

 

Subd. 4.  Medications.  (a) When releasing an inmate from prison, the commissioner shall provide the inmate with a one-month supply of any non-narcotic medications that have been prescribed to the inmate and a prescription for a 30-day supply of these medications that may be refilled twice.

 

(b) Paragraph (a) applies only to the extent the requirement is consistent with clinical guidelines and permitted under state and federal law.

 

(c) Nothing in this subdivision overrides the requirements in section 244.054.

 

Subd. 5.  Exception; release violators.  With the exception of subdivision 4, this section does not apply to inmates who are being imprisoned for a release violation.  The requirements in subdivision 4 apply to all inmates being released.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective September 1, 2021, except that the requirement in subdivision 1, clause (10), is effective July 1, 2022.

 

Sec. 3.  [241.068] HOMELESSNESS MITIGATION PLAN; ANNUAL REPORTING ON HOMELESSNESS.

 

Subdivision 1.  Homelessness mitigation plan; report.  (a) The commissioner of corrections shall develop and implement a homelessness mitigation plan for individuals released from prison.  At minimum, the plan must include:

 

(1) redesigning of business practices and policies to boost efforts to prevent homelessness for all persons released from prison;


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(2) efforts to increase interagency and intergovernmental collaboration between state and local governmental units to identify and leverage shared resources; and

 

(3) development of internal metrics for the agency to report on its progress toward implementing the plan and achieving the plan's goals.

 

(b) The commissioner shall submit the plan to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees having jurisdiction over criminal justice policy and finance by October 31, 2022.

 

Subd. 2.  Reporting on individuals released to homelessness.  (a) By February 15 of each year beginning in 2022, the commissioner shall report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees having jurisdiction over criminal justice policy and finance the following information on adults, disaggregated by race, gender, and county of release:

 

(1) the total number released to homelessness from prison;

 

(2) the total number released to homelessness by each Minnesota correctional facility;

 

(3) the total number released to homelessness by county of release; and

 

(4) the total number under supervised, intensive supervised, or conditional release following release from prison who reported experiencing homelessness or a lack of housing stability.

 

(b) Beginning with the 2024 report and continuing until the 2033 report, the commissioner shall include in the report required under paragraph (a), information detailing progress, measures, and challenges to the implementation of the homelessness mitigation plan required by subdivision 1.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective July 1, 2021."

 

Delete the title and insert:

 

"A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring that certain information, assistance, services, and medications be provided to inmates upon release from prison; providing identification cards for released inmates; requiring a homelessness mitigation plan and annual reporting on information relating to homelessness; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 171.06, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241."

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Hornstein from the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 607, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing a system of automatic voter registration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.607, by adding a subdivision; 201.161; 201.162.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 8, delete the first comma and insert "or" and delete ", or"

 

Page 1, line 9, delete "learner's permit" and delete the comma and insert "or"

 

Page 1, line 10, delete ", or a learner's permit"

 

Page 1, line 20, delete ", instruction permit,"


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Page 1, line 21, after the semicolon, insert "or"

 

Page 2, delete lines 1 and 2

 

Page 2, line 3, delete "(3)" and insert "(2)"

 

Page 2, line 6, delete "the individual must be provided" and insert "a county auditor must provide"

 

Page 2, line 7, before the period, insert "pursuant to subdivision 6 and section 201.12, subdivision 1"

 

Page 2, lines 16 and 34, delete ", instruction permit,"

 

Page 3, after line 8, insert:

 

"(d) For purposes of this section, "driver's license" includes any instruction permit, provisional license, limited license, restricted license, or operator's permit issuable by the commissioner of public safety under chapter 171."

 

Page 3, delete subdivision 4

 

Renumber the subdivisions in sequence

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Mariani from the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 662, A bill for an act relating to redistricting; requiring the allocation of certain incarcerated persons based on their last known address in the state; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 2.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Ecklund from the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 682, A bill for an act relating to construction codes; specifying approval of Internet continuing education courses for manufactured home installers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 326B.0981, subdivision 4.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 12, delete "Paragraph (a) does" and insert "Paragraphs (a) and (c) do"

 

Page 1, line 16, delete "submitted" and insert "completion certificate issued to each student by the course sponsor"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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Hansen, R., from the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 695, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing uniformity in enforcing driving under the influence provisions for certain recreational vehicles; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 84.795, subdivision 5; 84.83, subdivision 5; 86B.705, subdivision 2; 97A.065, subdivision 2; 169A.20, subdivision 1; 169A.52, by adding a subdivision; 169A.54, by adding a subdivision; 171.306, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84; 86B; 171; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 84.91, subdivision 1; 86B.331, subdivision 1; 169A.20, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 1c.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Hansen, R., from the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 696, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; classifying data on individuals who are minors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 13.7931, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Becker-Finn from the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 701, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing soil-healthy farming goals; creating financial incentives for soil-healthy farming; requiring data collection; classifying data; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 13.643, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103C.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 12, before "under" insert "that are associated with soil health data collected"

 

Page 1, line 13, after the period, insert "Farmer names, locations, and contact information collected and maintained by the Board of Water and Soil Resources, the University of Minnesota, or Soil and Water Conservation Districts that are associated with grant applications or payments under section 103C.702 are public data."

 

Page 5, line 20, delete everything after "applicable" and insert "annual limit for each category.  The lifetime limits per eligible farmer are up to five times the annual limit.  The annual limits per eligible farmer"


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Page 6, delete section 4 and insert:

 

"Sec. 4.  [103C.703] SOIL HEALTH DATA COLLECTION.

 

To advance emerging soil science, the Board of Water and Soil Resources must coordinate to measure how soil health indicators change based on the geology of and practices implemented on various fields for which a payment was received under section 103C.702.  The board may coordinate or contract with the Minnesota Office of Soil Health, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and the Institute on the Environment.  Data collected under this section must be reported once every five years."

 

Page 6, line 18, delete "$......." and insert "$2,750,000" and delete "$......." and insert "$2,750,000"

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Nelson, M., from the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 738, A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting the city of Lake City to establish a port authority commission; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Nelson, M., from the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 820, A bill for an act relating to Open Meeting Law; allowing a member of a public body to attend a meeting from a private location more than three times in calendar year 2021.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 13D.02, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 4.  Notice of regular and all member sites locations.  If interactive television is used to conduct a regular, special, or emergency meeting, the public body shall provide notice of the regular meeting location and notice of any site location where a member of the public body will be participating in the meeting by interactive television, except for the locations of members participating pursuant to subdivision 1, paragraph (b).  The timing and method of providing notice must be as described in section 13D.04.

 

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


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Sec. 2.  OPEN MEETING LAW; MEMBER PARTICIPATION FROM PRIVATE LOCATION.

 

Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 13D.02, subdivision 1, paragraph (b), a meeting after December 31, 2020, and before July 1, 2021, satisfies the requirements of Minnesota Statutes, section 13D.02, paragraph (a), if a member of a public body participates from a location that is not open or accessible to the public more than three times before July 1, 2021.  The location is not required in the notice under Minnesota Statutes, section 13D.02, subdivision 4.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective retroactively for meetings occurring on or after January 1, 2021."

 

Delete the title and insert:

 

"A bill for an act relating to Open Meeting Law; allowing a member of a public body to attend a meeting from a private location more than three times in calendar year 2021; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 13D.02, subdivision 4."

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Stephenson from the Committee on Commerce Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 844, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting price gouging; prescribing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 11, delete "or president" and delete "Abnormal"

 

Page 1, delete lines 12 and 13 and insert "The governor's declaration must state that it is activating this section and note the geographic area to which this section applies.  This section shall terminate 30 days after the end of the state of emergency for which it was activated."

 

Page 1, line 16, after "medical" insert ", personal hygiene, sanitation, and cleaning"

 

Page 1, delete lines 18 to 21

 

Page 2, delete lines 1 to 4 and insert:

 

"(d) "Seller" means manufacturer, supplier, wholesaler, distributor, or retail seller of goods or services.

 

(e) "Unconscionably excessive" means there is a gross disparity between the seller's price of a good or service, offered for sale or sold in the usual course of business, during the 30 days immediately prior to the governor's declaration of an abnormal market disruption and the seller's price of the same or similar good or service after the governor's declaration of an abnormal market disruption and the gross disparity is not substantially related to an increase in the cost of obtaining or selling the good or of providing the service.  A gross disparity between the price of a good or service does not occur when the amount charged after the abnormal market disruption increased the price 30 percent or less."


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Page 2, line 5, delete "During" and insert "If the governor declares"

 

Page 2, line 9, delete "$10,000" and insert "$1,000" and before the period, insert ", with a maximum penalty of $10,000 per day"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Becker-Finn from the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 863, A bill for an act relating to human rights; making certain changes to the Human Rights Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 363A.02, subdivision 1; 363A.28, subdivisions 1, 6; 363A.31, subdivision 2; 363A.33, subdivision 3; 363A.36, subdivisions 1, 4, by adding a subdivision; 363A.44, subdivision 9.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, after line 6, insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 13.552, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 8.  Certificate of compliance for public contracts.  Access to data relating to certificates of compliance for public contracts is governed by section 363A.36."

 

Page 7, line 22, delete "Private or nonpublic data shall not be disclosed except" and insert "Applications, forms, or similar documents submitted by a business seeking a certificate of compliance are public data.  The commissioner may disclose data classified as private or nonpublic under this subdivision"

 

Page 7, line 30, delete "Private or nonpublic data shall not be disclosed except" and insert "Applications, forms, or similar documents submitted by a business seeking an equal pay certificate are public data.  The commissioner may disclose data classified as private or nonpublic under this subdivision"

 

Renumber the sections in sequence

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 2, after the first semicolon, insert "making a conforming change;"

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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Mariani from the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 876, A bill for an act relating to elections; restoring the right to vote to individuals convicted of a felony upon completion of any term of incarceration imposed and executed by a court for the offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 204C.10; 609.165, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 243.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Mariani from the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 922, A bill for an act relating to corrections; establishing guidelines for the use of restraints on juveniles; excluding the general public from delinquency hearings; providing alternatives to arrest for juveniles; providing for juvenile risk assessments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 260B.163, subdivision 1; 260B.176, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260B.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 3, delete lines 13 to 15 and insert:

 

"(a) A peace officer who has probable cause to believe that a child is a petty offender or delinquent child may refer the child to a program that the law enforcement agency with jurisdiction over the child deems appropriate.

 

(b) If a peace officer or law enforcement agency refers a child to a program under paragraph (a), the peace officer or law enforcement agency may defer issuing a citation or a notice to the child to appear in juvenile court, transmitting a report to the prosecuting authority, or otherwise initiating a proceeding in juvenile court.

 

(c) After receiving notice that a child who was referred to a program under paragraph (a) successfully completed that program, a peace officer or law enforcement agency shall not issue a citation or a notice to the child to appear in juvenile court, transmit a report to the prosecuting authority, or otherwise initiate a proceeding in juvenile court for the conduct that formed the basis of the referral."

 

Page 3, line 16, delete "(b)" and insert "(d)"

 

Page 3, delete lines 19 to 22

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

 

      The report was adopted.


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Mariani from the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 947, A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; prohibiting visual inspection of delinquent children and youth in detention facilities; prohibiting disciplinary room time for delinquent children and youth in detention facilities; raising the age of delinquency and detention to 13 years old; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 241.021, by adding subdivisions; 260B.176, subdivision 2; 260C.007, subdivision 6.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, after line 7, insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 241.021, subdivision 2a, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2a.  Affected municipality; notice.  The commissioner must not issue grant a license without giving 30 calendar days' written notice to any affected municipality or other political subdivision unless the facility has a licensed capacity of six or fewer persons and is occupied by either the licensee or the group foster home parents.  The notification must be given before the license is first issuance of a license granted and annually after that time if annual notification is requested in writing by any affected municipality or other political subdivision.  State funds must not be made available to or be spent by an agency or department of state, county, or municipal government for payment to a foster care facility licensed under subdivision 2 until the provisions of this subdivision have been complied with in full.

 

Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 241.021, subdivision 2b, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2b.  Licensing; facilities; juveniles from outside state.  The commissioner may not:

 

(1) issue grant a license under this section to operate a correctional facility for the detention or confinement of juvenile offenders if the facility accepts juveniles who reside outside of Minnesota without an agreement with the entity placing the juvenile at the facility that obligates the entity to pay the educational expenses of the juvenile; or

 

(2) renew a license under this section to operate a correctional facility for the detention or confinement of juvenile offenders if the facility accepts juveniles who reside outside of Minnesota without an agreement with the entity placing the juvenile at the facility that obligates the entity to pay the educational expenses of the juvenile."

 

Page 1, line 14, before the period, insert "except during a health care procedure conducted by a medically licensed person"

 

Page 5, lines 10 to 12, delete the new language

 

Renumber the sections in sequence

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Schultz from the Committee on Human Services Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 970, A bill for an act relating to behavioral health; clarifying payment and denial of payment for mental health services; modifying health professional education loan forgiveness program provisions; modifying requirements for mental health professional licensing boards; modifying continuing education requirements for


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mental health providers; modifying mental health practitioner requirements; adding clinical trainee supervision and traditional healing practices to children's mental health grant eligible services; establishing the Culturally Informed and Culturally Responsive Mental Health Task Force; instructing the commissioners of human services and health to convene working groups; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 62A.15, by adding a subdivision; 144.1501, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 148B.30, subdivision 1; 148B.31; 148B.51; 148B.54, subdivision 2; 148E.130, subdivision 1; 245.462, subdivision 17; 245.4889, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 62A.15, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 3c.  Mental health services.  All benefits provided by a policy or contract referred to in subdivision 1 relating to expenses incurred for mental health treatment or services provided by a mental health professional must also include treatment and services provided by a clinical trainee to the extent that the services and treatment are within the scope of practice of the clinical trainee according to Minnesota Rules, part 9505.0371, subpart 5, item C.  This subdivision is intended to provide equal payment of benefits for mental health treatment and services provided by a mental health professional, as defined in Minnesota Rules, part 9505.0371, subpart 5, item A, or a clinical trainee and is not intended to change or add to the benefits provided for in those policies or contracts.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective January 1, 2022, and applies to policies and contracts offered, issued, or renewed on or after that date.

 

Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 144.1501, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Definitions.  (a) For purposes of this section, the following definitions apply.

 

(b) "Advanced dental therapist" means an individual who is licensed as a dental therapist under section 150A.06, and who is certified as an advanced dental therapist under section 150A.106.

 

(c) "Alcohol and drug counselor" means an individual who is licensed as an alcohol and drug counselor under chapter 148F.

 

(c) (d) "Dental therapist" means an individual who is licensed as a dental therapist under section 150A.06.

 

(d) (e) "Dentist" means an individual who is licensed to practice dentistry.

 

(e) (f) "Designated rural area" means a statutory and home rule charter city or township that is outside the seven‑county metropolitan area as defined in section 473.121, subdivision 2, excluding the cities of Duluth, Mankato, Moorhead, Rochester, and St. Cloud.

 

(f) (g) "Emergency circumstances" means those conditions that make it impossible for the participant to fulfill the service commitment, including death, total and permanent disability, or temporary disability lasting more than two years.

 

(g) (h) "Mental health professional" means an individual providing clinical services in the treatment of mental illness who is qualified in at least one of the ways specified in section 245.462, subdivision 18.

 

(h) (i) "Medical resident" means an individual participating in a medical residency in family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, or psychiatry.


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(i) (j) "Midlevel practitioner" means a nurse practitioner, nurse-midwife, nurse anesthetist, advanced clinical nurse specialist, or physician assistant.

 

(j) (k) "Nurse" means an individual who has completed training and received all licensing or certification necessary to perform duties as a licensed practical nurse or registered nurse.

 

(k) (l) "Nurse-midwife" means a registered nurse who has graduated from a program of study designed to prepare registered nurses for advanced practice as nurse-midwives.

 

(l) (m) "Nurse practitioner" means a registered nurse who has graduated from a program of study designed to prepare registered nurses for advanced practice as nurse practitioners.

 

(m) (n) "Pharmacist" means an individual with a valid license issued under chapter 151.

 

(n) (o) "Physician" means an individual who is licensed to practice medicine in the areas of family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, or psychiatry.

 

(o) (p) "Physician assistant" means a person licensed under chapter 147A.

 

(p) (q) "Public health nurse" means a registered nurse licensed in Minnesota who has obtained a registration certificate as a public health nurse from the Board of Nursing in accordance with Minnesota Rules, chapter 6316.

 

(q) (r) "Qualified educational loan" means a government, commercial, or foundation loan for actual costs paid for tuition, reasonable education expenses, and reasonable living expenses related to the graduate or undergraduate education of a health care professional.

 

(r) (s) "Underserved urban community" means a Minnesota urban area or population included in the list of designated primary medical care health professional shortage areas (HPSAs), medically underserved areas (MUAs), or medically underserved populations (MUPs) maintained and updated by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

 

Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 144.1501, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Creation of account.  (a) A health professional education loan forgiveness program account is established.  The commissioner of health shall use money from the account to establish a loan forgiveness program:

 

(1) for medical residents and, mental health professionals, and alcohol and drug counselors agreeing to practice in designated rural areas or underserved urban communities or specializing in the area of pediatric psychiatry;

 

(2) for midlevel practitioners agreeing to practice in designated rural areas or to teach at least 12 credit hours, or 720 hours per year in the nursing field in a postsecondary program at the undergraduate level or the equivalent at the graduate level;

 

(3) for nurses who agree to practice in a Minnesota nursing home; an intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disability; a hospital if the hospital owns and operates a Minnesota nursing home and a minimum of 50 percent of the hours worked by the nurse is in the nursing home; a housing with services establishment as defined in section 144D.01, subdivision 4; or for a home care provider as defined in section 144A.43, subdivision 4; or agree to teach at least 12 credit hours, or 720 hours per year in the nursing field in a postsecondary program at the undergraduate level or the equivalent at the graduate level;


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(4) for other health care technicians agreeing to teach at least 12 credit hours, or 720 hours per year in their designated field in a postsecondary program at the undergraduate level or the equivalent at the graduate level.  The commissioner, in consultation with the Healthcare Education-Industry Partnership, shall determine the health care fields where the need is the greatest, including, but not limited to, respiratory therapy, clinical laboratory technology, radiologic technology, and surgical technology;

 

(5) for pharmacists, advanced dental therapists, dental therapists, and public health nurses who agree to practice in designated rural areas; and

 

(6) for dentists agreeing to deliver at least 25 percent of the dentist's yearly patient encounters to state public program enrollees or patients receiving sliding fee schedule discounts through a formal sliding fee schedule meeting the standards established by the United States Department of Health and Human Services under Code of Federal Regulations, title 42, section 51, chapter 303.

 

(b) Appropriations made to the account do not cancel and are available until expended, except that at the end of each biennium, any remaining balance in the account that is not committed by contract and not needed to fulfill existing commitments shall cancel to the fund.

 

Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 144.1501, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3.  Eligibility.  (a) To be eligible to participate in the loan forgiveness program, an individual must:

 

(1) be a medical or dental resident; a licensed pharmacist; or be enrolled in a training or education program to become a dentist, dental therapist, advanced dental therapist, mental health professional, alcohol and drug counselor, pharmacist, public health nurse, midlevel practitioner, registered nurse, or a licensed practical nurse.  The commissioner may also consider applications submitted by graduates in eligible professions who are licensed and in practice; and

 

(2) submit an application to the commissioner of health.

 

(b) An applicant selected to participate must sign a contract to agree to serve a minimum three-year full-time service obligation according to subdivision 2, which shall begin no later than March 31 following completion of required training, with the exception of a nurse, who must agree to serve a minimum two-year full-time service obligation according to subdivision 2, which shall begin no later than March 31 following completion of required training.

 

Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 148.90, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Members.  (a) The members of the board shall:

 

(1) be appointed by the governor;

 

(2) be residents of the state;

 

(3) serve for not more than two consecutive terms;

 

(4) designate the officers of the board; and

 

(5) administer oaths pertaining to the business of the board.

 

(b) A public member of the board shall represent the public interest and shall not:


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(1) be a psychologist or have engaged in the practice of psychology;

 

(2) be an applicant or former applicant for licensure;

 

(3) be a member of another health profession and be licensed by a health-related licensing board as defined under section 214.01, subdivision 2; the commissioner of health; or licensed, certified, or registered by another jurisdiction;

 

(4) be a member of a household that includes a psychologist; or

 

(5) have conflicts of interest or the appearance of conflicts with duties as a board member.

 

(c) At the time of their appointments, at least three members of the board must reside outside of the 11-county metropolitan area.

 

(d) At the time of their appointments, at least three members of the board must be members of:

 

(1) a community of color; or

 

(2) an underrepresented community, as defined in section 148E.010, subdivision 20.

 

Sec. 6.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 148.911, is amended to read:

 

148.911 CONTINUING EDUCATION.

 

(a) Upon application for license renewal, a licensee shall provide the board with satisfactory evidence that the licensee has completed continuing education requirements established by the board.  Continuing education programs shall be approved under section 148.905, subdivision 1, clause (10).  The board shall establish by rule the number of continuing education training hours required each year and may specify subject or skills areas that the licensee shall address.

 

(b) At least six of the required continuing education hours must be on increasing the knowledge, understanding, self-awareness, and practice skills that enable a psychologist to serve clients from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.  Topics include:

 

(1) understanding culture, its functions, and strengths that exist in varied cultures;

 

(2) understanding clients' cultures and differences among and between cultural groups;

 

(3) understanding the nature of social diversity and oppression; and

 

(4) understanding cultural humility.

 

Sec. 7.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 148B.30, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Creation.  (a) There is created a Board of Marriage and Family Therapy that consists of seven members appointed by the governor.  Four members shall be licensed, practicing marriage and family therapists, each of whom shall for at least five years immediately preceding appointment, have been actively engaged as a marriage and family therapist, rendering professional services in marriage and family therapy.  One member shall be engaged in the professional teaching and research of marriage and family therapy.  Two members shall be representatives of the general public who have no direct affiliation with the practice of marriage and family therapy. 


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All members shall have been a resident of the state two years preceding their appointment.  Of the first board members appointed, three shall continue in office for two years, two members for three years, and two members, including the chair, for terms of four years respectively.  Their successors shall be appointed for terms of four years each, except that a person chosen to fill a vacancy shall be appointed only for the unexpired term of the board member whom the newly appointed member succeeds.  Upon the expiration of a board member's term of office, the board member shall continue to serve until a successor is appointed and qualified.

 

(b) At the time of their appointments, at least two members must reside outside of the 11-county metropolitan area.

 

(c) At the time of their appointments, at least three members must be members of:

 

(1) a community of color; or

 

(2) an underrepresented community, as defined in section 148E.010, subdivision 20.

 

Sec. 8.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 148B.31, is amended to read:

 

148B.31 DUTIES OF THE BOARD.

 

(a) The board shall:

 

(1) adopt and enforce rules for marriage and family therapy licensing, which shall be designed to protect the public;

 

(2) develop by rule appropriate techniques, including examinations and other methods, for determining whether applicants and licensees are qualified under sections 148B.29 to 148B.392;

 

(3) issue licenses to individuals who are qualified under sections 148B.29 to 148B.392;

 

(4) establish and implement procedures designed to assure that licensed marriage and family therapists will comply with the board's rules;

 

(5) study and investigate the practice of marriage and family therapy within the state in order to improve the standards imposed for the licensing of marriage and family therapists and to improve the procedures and methods used for enforcement of the board's standards;

 

(6) formulate and implement a code of ethics for all licensed marriage and family therapists; and

 

(7) establish continuing education requirements for marriage and family therapists.

 

(b) At least six of the 40 continuing education training hours required under Minnesota Rules, part 5300.0320, subpart 2, must be on increasing the knowledge, understanding, self-awareness, and practice skills that enable a marriage and family therapist to serve clients from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.  Topics include:

 

(1) understanding culture, its functions, and strengths that exist in varied cultures;

 

(2) understanding clients' cultures and differences among and between cultural groups;

 

(3) understanding the nature of social diversity and oppression; and

 

(4) understanding cultural humility.


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Sec. 9.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 148B.51, is amended to read:

 

148B.51 BOARD OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND THERAPY.

 

(a) The Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy consists of 13 members appointed by the governor.  Five of the members shall be professional counselors licensed or eligible for licensure under sections 148B.50 to 148B.593.  Five of the members shall be alcohol and drug counselors licensed under chapter 148F.  Three of the members shall be public members as defined in section 214.02.  The board shall annually elect from its membership a chair and vice-chair.  The board shall appoint and employ an executive director who is not a member of the board.  The employment of the executive director shall be subject to the terms described in section 214.04, subdivision 2a.  Chapter 214 applies to the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy unless superseded by sections 148B.50 to 148B.593.

 

(b) At the time of their appointments, at least five members must reside outside of the 11-county metropolitan area.

 

(c) At the time of their appointments, at least five members must be members of:

 

(1) a community of color; or

 

(2) an underrepresented community, as defined in section 148E.010, subdivision 20.

 

Sec. 10.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 148B.54, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Continuing education.  (a) At the completion of the first four years of licensure, a licensee must provide evidence satisfactory to the board of completion of 12 additional postgraduate semester credit hours or its equivalent in counseling as determined by the board, except that no licensee shall be required to show evidence of greater than 60 semester hours or its equivalent.  In addition to completing the requisite graduate coursework, each licensee shall also complete in the first four years of licensure a minimum of 40 hours of continuing education activities approved by the board under Minnesota Rules, part 2150.2540.  Graduate credit hours successfully completed in the first four years of licensure may be applied to both the graduate credit requirement and to the requirement for 40 hours of continuing education activities.  A licensee may receive 15 continuing education hours per semester credit hour or ten continuing education hours per quarter credit hour.  Thereafter, at the time of renewal, each licensee shall provide evidence satisfactory to the board that the licensee has completed during each two-year period at least the equivalent of 40 clock hours of professional postdegree continuing education in programs approved by the board and continues to be qualified to practice under sections 148B.50 to 148B.593.

 

(b) At least six of the required 40 continuing education clock hours must be on increasing the knowledge, understanding, self-awareness, and practice skills that enable a licensed professional clinical counselor to serve clients from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.  Topics include:

 

(1) understanding culture, its functions, and strengths that exist in varied cultures;

 

(2) understanding clients' cultures and differences among and between cultural groups;

 

(3) understanding the nature of social diversity and oppression; and

 

(4) understanding cultural humility.


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Sec. 11.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 148E.130, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Total clock hours required.  (a) A licensee must complete 40 hours of continuing education for each two-year renewal term.  At the time of license renewal, a licensee must provide evidence satisfactory to the board that the licensee has completed the required continuing education hours during the previous renewal term.  Of the total clock hours required:

 

(1) all licensees must complete two hours in social work ethics as defined in section 148E.010;

 

(2) licensed independent clinical social workers must complete 12 clock hours in one or more of the clinical content areas specified in section 148E.055, subdivision 5, paragraph (a), clause (2);

 

(3) licensees providing licensing supervision according to sections 148E.100 to 148E.125, must complete six clock hours in supervision as defined in section 148E.010; and

 

(4) at least six of the required clock hours must be on increasing the knowledge, understanding, self-awareness, and practice skills that enable a social worker to serve clients from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.  Topics include:

 

(i) understanding culture, its functions, and strengths that exist in varied cultures;

 

(ii) understanding clients' cultures and differences among and between cultural groups;

 

(iii) understanding the nature of social diversity and oppression; and

 

(iv) understanding cultural humility; and

 

(4) (5) no more than half of the required clock hours may be completed via continuing education independent learning as defined in section 148E.010.

 

(b) If the licensee's renewal term is prorated to be less or more than 24 months, the total number of required clock hours is prorated proportionately.

 

Sec. 12.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 245.462, subdivision 17, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 17.  Mental health practitioner.  (a) "Mental health practitioner" means a person providing services to adults with mental illness or children with emotional disturbance who is qualified in at least one of the ways described in paragraphs (b) to (g).  A mental health practitioner for a child client must have training working with children.  A mental health practitioner for an adult client must have training working with adults.

 

(b) For purposes of this subdivision, a practitioner is qualified through relevant coursework if the practitioner completes at least 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours in behavioral sciences or related fields and:

 

(1) has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to adults or children with:

 

(i) mental illness, substance use disorder, or emotional disturbance; or

 

(ii) traumatic brain injury or developmental disabilities and completes training on mental illness, recovery from mental illness, mental health de-escalation techniques, co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse, and psychotropic medications and side effects;


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(2) is fluent in the non-English language of the ethnic group to which at least 50 percent of the practitioner's clients belong, completes 40 hours of training in the delivery of services to adults with mental illness or children with emotional disturbance, and receives clinical supervision from a mental health professional at least once a week until the requirement of 2,000 hours of supervised experience is met;

 

(3) is working in a day treatment program under section 245.4712, subdivision 2; or

 

(4) has completed a practicum or internship that (i) requires direct interaction with adults or children served, and (ii) is focused on behavioral sciences or related fields.; or

 

(5) is in the process of completing a practicum or internship as part of a formal undergraduate or graduate training program in social work, psychology, or counseling.

 

(c) For purposes of this subdivision, a practitioner is qualified through work experience if the person:

 

(1) has at least 4,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to adults or children with:

 

(i) mental illness, substance use disorder, or emotional disturbance; or

 

(ii) traumatic brain injury or developmental disabilities and completes training on mental illness, recovery from mental illness, mental health de-escalation techniques, co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse, and psychotropic medications and side effects; or

 

(2) has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of services to adults or children with:

 

(i) mental illness, emotional disturbance, or substance use disorder, and receives clinical supervision as required by applicable statutes and rules from a mental health professional at least once a week until the requirement of 4,000 hours of supervised experience is met; or

 

(ii) traumatic brain injury or developmental disabilities; completes training on mental illness, recovery from mental illness, mental health de-escalation techniques, co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse, and psychotropic medications and side effects; and receives clinical supervision as required by applicable statutes and rules at least once a week from a mental health professional until the requirement of 4,000 hours of supervised experience is met.

 

(d) For purposes of this subdivision, a practitioner is qualified through a graduate student internship if the practitioner is a graduate student in behavioral sciences or related fields and is formally assigned by an accredited college or university to an agency or facility for clinical training.

 

(e) For purposes of this subdivision, a practitioner is qualified by a bachelor's or master's degree if the practitioner:

 

(1) holds a master's or other graduate degree in behavioral sciences or related fields; or

 

(2) holds a bachelor's degree in behavioral sciences or related fields and completes a practicum or internship that (i) requires direct interaction with adults or children served, and (ii) is focused on behavioral sciences or related fields.

 

(f) For purposes of this subdivision, a practitioner is qualified as a vendor of medical care if the practitioner meets the definition of vendor of medical care in section 256B.02, subdivision 7, paragraphs (b) and (c), and is serving a federally recognized tribe.


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(g) For purposes of medical assistance coverage of diagnostic assessments, explanations of findings, and psychotherapy under section 256B.0625, subdivision 65, a mental health practitioner working as a clinical trainee means that the practitioner's clinical supervision experience is helping the practitioner gain knowledge and skills necessary to practice effectively and independently.  This may include supervision of direct practice, treatment team collaboration, continued professional learning, and job management.  The practitioner must also:

 

(1) comply with requirements for licensure or board certification as a mental health professional, according to the qualifications under Minnesota Rules, part 9505.0371, subpart 5, item A, including supervised practice in the delivery of mental health services for the treatment of mental illness; or

 

(2) be a student in a bona fide field placement or internship under a program leading to completion of the requirements for licensure as a mental health professional according to the qualifications under Minnesota Rules, part 9505.0371, subpart 5, item A.

 

(h) For purposes of this subdivision, "behavioral sciences or related fields" has the meaning given in section 256B.0623, subdivision 5, paragraph (d).

 

(i) Notwithstanding the licensing requirements established by a health-related licensing board, as defined in section 214.01, subdivision 2, this subdivision supersedes any other statute or rule.

 

Sec. 13.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 245.4889, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Establishment and authority.  (a) The commissioner is authorized to make grants from available appropriations to assist:

 

(1) counties;

 

(2) Indian tribes;

 

(3) children's collaboratives under section 124D.23 or 245.493; or

 

(4) mental health service providers.

 

(b) The following services are eligible for grants under this section:

 

(1) services to children with emotional disturbances as defined in section 245.4871, subdivision 15, and their families;

 

(2) transition services under section 245.4875, subdivision 8, for young adults under age 21 and their families;

 

(3) respite care services for children with emotional disturbances or severe emotional disturbances who are at risk of out-of-home placement.  A child is not required to have case management services to receive respite care services;

 

(4) children's mental health crisis services;

 

(5) mental health services for people from cultural and ethnic minorities, including supervision of clinical trainees who are Black, indigenous, or people of color, providing services in clinics that serve clients enrolled in medical assistance;

 

(6) children's mental health screening and follow-up diagnostic assessment and treatment;


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(7) services to promote and develop the capacity of providers to use evidence-based practices in providing children's mental health services;

 

(8) school-linked mental health services under section 245.4901;

 

(9) building evidence-based mental health intervention capacity for children birth to age five;

 

(10) suicide prevention and counseling services that use text messaging statewide;

 

(11) mental health first aid training;

 

(12) training for parents, collaborative partners, and mental health providers on the impact of adverse childhood experiences and trauma and development of an interactive website to share information and strategies to promote resilience and prevent trauma;

 

(13) transition age services to develop or expand mental health treatment and supports for adolescents and young adults 26 years of age or younger;

 

(14) early childhood mental health consultation;

 

(15) evidence-based interventions for youth at risk of developing or experiencing a first episode of psychosis, and a public awareness campaign on the signs and symptoms of psychosis;

 

(16) psychiatric consultation for primary care practitioners; and

 

(17) providers to begin operations and meet program requirements when establishing a new children's mental health program.  These may be start-up grants.; and

 

(18) mental health services based on traditional healing practices, provided to American Indians by tribal nations or the urban American Indian communities.

 

(c) Services under paragraph (b) must be designed to help each child to function and remain with the child's family in the community and delivered consistent with the child's treatment plan.  Transition services to eligible young adults under this paragraph must be designed to foster independent living in the community.

 

(d) As a condition of receiving grant funds, a grantee shall obtain all available third-party reimbursement sources, if applicable.

 

Sec. 14.  [245.4902] CULTURALLY INFORMED AND CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE MENTAL HEALTH TASK FORCE.

 

Subdivision 1.  Establishment; duties.  The Culturally Informed and Culturally Responsive Mental Health Task Force is established to evaluate and make recommendations on improving the provision of culturally informed and culturally responsive mental health services throughout Minnesota.  The task force must make recommendations on:

 

(1) recruiting mental health providers from diverse racial and ethnic communities;

 

(2) training all mental health providers on cultural competency and cultural humility;

 

(3) assessing the extent to which mental health provider organizations embrace diversity and demonstrate proficiency in culturally competent mental health treatment and services; and


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(4) increasing the number of mental health organizations owned, managed, or led by individuals who are Black, indigenous, or people of color.

 

Subd. 2.  Membership.  (a) The task force must consist of the following 16 members:

 

(1) the commissioner of human services or the commissioner's designee;

 

(2) one representative from the Board of Psychology;

 

(3) one representative from the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy;

 

(4) one representative from the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy;

 

(5) one representative from the Board of Social Work;

 

(6) three members representing undergraduate and graduate-level mental health professional education programs, appointed by the governor;

 

(7) three mental health providers who are members of communities of color or underrepresented communities, as defined in section 148E.010, subdivision 20, appointed by the governor;

 

(8) two members representing mental health advocacy organizations, appointed by the governor;

 

(9) two mental health providers, appointed by the governor; and

 

(10) one expert in providing training and education in cultural competency and cultural responsiveness, appointed by the governor.

 

(b) Appointments to the task force must be made no later than August 1, 2021.

 

(c) Member compensation and reimbursement for expenses are governed by section 15.059, subdivision 3.

 

Subd. 3.  Chairs; meetings.  The members of the task force must elect two cochairs of the task force.  The cochairs must convene the first meeting of the task force no later than August 15, 2021.  The task force must meet upon the call of the cochairs, sufficiently often to accomplish the duties identified in this section.  The task force is subject to the open meeting law under chapter 13D.

 

Subd. 4.  Administrative support.  The Department of Human Services must provide administrative support and meeting space for the task force.

 

Subd. 5.  Reports.  No later than January 1, 2023, and by January 1 of each year thereafter, the task force must submit a written report to the members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over health and human services on the recommendations developed under subdivision 1.

 

Subd. 6.  Expiration.  The task force expires on January 1, 2025.

 

Sec. 15.  DIRECTION TO COMMISSIONERS; ALTERNATIVE MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL LICENSING PATHWAYS WORK GROUP.

 

(a) The commissioners of human services and health must convene a work group consisting of representatives from the Board of Psychology, the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy, the Board of Social Work, and the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy, mental health providers from diverse cultural communities, and representatives from mental health professional graduate programs to:


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(1) identify barriers to licensure in mental health professions;

 

(2) collect data on the number of individuals graduating from educational programs but not passing licensing exams; and

 

(3) develop recommendations for creating alternative pathways for licensure in mental health professions, ensuring provider competency and professionalism, while recognizing limitations of national licensing exams.

 

(b) Mental health providers participating in the work group may be reimbursed for expenses in the same manner as authorized by the commissioner's plan adopted under Minnesota Statutes, section 43A.18, subdivision 2, upon approval by the commissioner.  Members who, as a result of time spent attending work group meetings, incur child care expenses that would not otherwise have been incurred, may be reimbursed for those expenses upon approval by the commissioner.  Reimbursements may be approved for no more than five individual providers.

 

(c) No later than February 1, 2023, the commissioners must submit a written report to the members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over health and human services on the recommendations developed on alternative licensing pathways.

 

Sec. 16.  DIRECTION TO COMMISSIONERS; MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL LICENSING SUPERVISION.

 

(a) The commissioners of human services and health must convene the Board of Psychology, the Board of Marriage and Family Therapy, the Board of Social Work, and the Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy to develop recommendations for:

 

(1) providing certification of individuals across multiple mental health professions who may serve as supervisors;

 

(2) adopting a single, common supervision certificate for all mental health professional education programs;

 

(3) determining ways for internship hours to be counted toward licensure in mental health professions; and

 

(4) determining ways for practicum hours to count toward supervisory experience.

 

(b) No later than February 1, 2023, the commissioners must submit a written report to the members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over health and human services on the recommendations developed under paragraph (a).

 

Sec. 17.  APPROPRIATION; CULTURALLY INFORMED AND CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE MENTAL HEALTH TASK FORCE.

 

$....... in fiscal year 2022 and $....... in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of human services for the Culturally Informed and Culturally Responsive Mental Health Task Force established in Minnesota Statutes, section 245.4902.

 

Sec. 18.  APPROPRIATION; MENTAL HEALTH CULTURAL COMMUNITY CONTINUING EDUCATION.

 

$500,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $500,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of health for a grant program, developed in consultation with the relevant mental health licensing boards, to provide for the continuing education necessary for social workers, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, and professional clinical counselors who are members of communities of color or underrepresented communities, as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 148E.010, subdivision 20, and who work for community mental health providers, to become supervisors for individuals pursuing licensure in mental health professions.


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Sec. 19.  APPROPRIATION; HEALTH PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM.

 

$3,000,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $3,000,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of health for the health professional education loan forgiveness program under Minnesota Statutes, section 144.1501.  Notwithstanding the priorities and distribution requirements for loan forgiveness in Minnesota Statutes, section 144.1501, subdivision 4, $1,000,000 of the appropriation in fiscal year 2022 and $1,000,000 of the appropriation in fiscal year 2023 must be used for loan forgiveness for members of one of the following professions who are Black, indigenous, or people of color, or members of an underrepresented community, as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 148E.010, subdivision 20:  eligible alcohol and drug counselors as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 144.1501, subdivision 1, paragraph (c); and eligible mental health professionals as defined in Minnesota Statutes, section 144.1501, subdivision 1, paragraph (h)."

 

Delete the title and insert:

 

"A bill for an act relating to behavioral health; clarifying payment and denial of payment for mental health services; modifying health professional education loan forgiveness program provisions; modifying requirements for mental health professional licensing boards; modifying continuing education requirements for mental health providers; modifying mental health practitioner requirements; adding clinical trainee supervision and traditional healing practices to children's mental health grant eligible services; establishing the Culturally Informed and Culturally Responsive Mental Health Task Force; instructing the commissioners of human services and health to convene working groups; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 62A.15, by adding a subdivision; 144.1501, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 148.90, subdivision 2; 148.911; 148B.30, subdivision 1; 148B.31; 148B.51; 148B.54, subdivision 2; 148E.130, subdivision 1; 245.462, subdivision 17; 245.4889, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245."

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Nelson, M., from the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 994, A bill for an act relating to legislative audits; modifying various provisions governing Office of the Legislative Auditor activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 3.971, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 3.972, subdivisions 2, 2a; 3.978, subdivision 2; 3.979, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 3.972, subdivisions 2c, 2d; 3.9741, subdivision 5; 299D.03, subdivision 2a.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, delete lines 10 to 12

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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Hausman from the Committee on Housing Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 998, A bill for an act relating to housing; expanding the entities qualified to participate in and the types of funding available through the workforce and affordable homeownership development program; creating the workforce and affordable homeownership account in the housing development fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 462A.38.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Ecklund from the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1015, A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; clarifying building and fire code requirements for public places of accommodation that are rural event centers; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 326B.108, by adding a subdivision.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 326B.108, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Definition.  For purposes of this section, "place of public accommodation" means a publicly or privately owned facility that is designed for occupancy by 200 100 or more people and is a sports or entertainment arena, stadium, theater, community or convention hall, special event center, indoor amusement facility or water park, or indoor swimming pool.

 

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

 

Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 326B.108, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3.  Enforcement.  Effective July 1, 2017, in a municipality that has not adopted the code by ordinance under section 326B.121, subdivision 2, the commissioner shall enforce this section in accordance with section 326B.107, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 326B.108, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 5.  Fire sprinklers required.  Automatic sprinkler systems for fire protection purposes are required in a place of public accommodation if, on or after August 1, 2008:

 

(1) the facility was constructed, added to, or altered; and

 

(2) the facility has an occupant load of 300 or more.

 

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


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Delete the title and insert:

 

"A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; modifying state building code applicability and fire sprinkler requirements for public places of accommodation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 326B.108, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision."

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Nelson, M., from the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1019, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying provisions related to state government; requiring proposed tax expenditures to expire; establishing a legislative Tax Expenditure Review Commission; providing appointments; modifying the Department of Revenue tax expenditure report requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 3.192; 3.8853, subdivision 2; 270C.11, subdivisions 2, 4, 6; 270C.13, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Noor from the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1034, A bill for an act relating to unemployment; modifying eligibility for secondary students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 268.085, subdivision 2; 268.133.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 268.035, subdivision 21c, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 21c.  Reemployment assistance training.  (a) An applicant is in "reemployment assistance training" when:

 

(1) (i) a reasonable opportunity for suitable employment for the applicant does not exist in the labor market area and additional training will assist the applicant in obtaining suitable employment;

 

(2) (ii) the curriculum, facilities, staff, and other essentials are adequate to achieve the training objective;

 

(3) (iii) the training is vocational or short term academic training directed to an occupation or skill that will substantially enhance the employment opportunities available to the applicant in the applicant's labor market area;

 

(4) (iv) the training course is full time by the training provider; and

 

(5) (v) the applicant is making satisfactory progress in the training.;


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(2) the applicant can provide proof of enrollment in one or more programs offered by an adult basic education consortium under section 124D.518.  Programs may include but are not limited to:

 

(i) general educational development diploma preparation;

 

(ii) local credit completion adult high school diploma preparation;

 

(iii) state competency-based adult high school diploma preparation;

 

(iv) basic skills enhancement training focused on math, functional literacy, reading, or writing;

 

(v) computer skills training; or

 

(vi) English as a second language instruction;

 

(3) the applicant can provide proof of enrollment in an English as a second language program taught by a licensed instructor;

 

(4) the applicant can provide proof of enrollment in an over-the-road truck driving training program offered by a college or university within the Minnesota state system; or

 

(5) the applicant can provide proof of enrollment in a program funded under section 116L.99.

 

(b) Full-time training provided through the dislocated worker program, the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, or the North American Free Trade Agreement is "reemployment assistance training," if that training course is in accordance with the requirements of that program.

 

(c) Apprenticeship training provided in order to meet the requirements of an apprenticeship program under chapter 178 is "reemployment assistance training."

 

(d) An applicant is in reemployment assistance training only if the training course has actually started or is scheduled to start within 30 calendar days.

 

Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 268.085, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Not eligible.  An applicant is ineligible for unemployment benefits for any week:

 

(1) that occurs before the effective date of a benefit account;

 

(2) that the applicant, at any time during the week, has an outstanding misrepresentation overpayment balance under section 268.18, subdivision 2, including any penalties and interest;

 

(3) that occurs in a period when the applicant is a student in attendance at, or on vacation from a secondary school including the period between academic years or terms;

 

(4) (3) that the applicant is incarcerated or performing court-ordered community service.  The applicant's weekly unemployment benefit amount is reduced by one-fifth for each day the applicant is incarcerated or performing court‑ordered community service;

 

(5) (4) that the applicant fails or refuses to provide information on an issue of ineligibility required under section 268.101;


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(6) (5) that the applicant is performing services 32 hours or more, in employment, covered employment, noncovered employment, volunteer work, or self-employment regardless of the amount of any earnings; or

 

(7) (6) with respect to which the applicant has filed an application for unemployment benefits under any federal law or the law of any other state.  If the appropriate agency finally determines that the applicant is not entitled to establish a benefit account under federal law or the law of any other state, this clause does not apply.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective August 1, 2021.

 

Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 268.085, subdivision 4a, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 4a.  Social Security disability benefits.  (a) An applicant who is receiving, has received, or has filed for primary Social Security disability benefits for any week is ineligible for unemployment benefits for that week, unless:

 

(1) the Social Security Administration approved the collecting of primary Social Security disability benefits each month the applicant was employed during the base period; or

 

(2) the applicant provides a statement from an appropriate health care professional who is aware of the applicant's Social Security disability claim and the basis for that claim, certifying that the applicant is available for suitable employment.

 

(b) If an applicant meets the requirements of paragraph (a), clause (1) or (2), there is no deduction from the applicant's weekly benefit amount for any Social Security disability benefits.

 

(c) If an applicant meets the requirements of paragraph (a), clause (2), there must be deducted from the applicant's weekly unemployment benefit amount 50 percent of the weekly equivalent of the primary Social Security disability benefits the applicant is receiving, has received, or has filed for, with respect to that week.

 

If the Social Security Administration determines that the applicant is not entitled to receive primary Social Security disability benefits for any week the applicant has applied for those benefits, then this paragraph does not apply to that week.

 

(d) (c) Information from the Social Security Administration is conclusive, absent specific evidence showing that the information was erroneous.

 

(e) (d) This subdivision does not apply to Social Security survivor benefits.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective retroactively from January 1, 2021.

 

Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 268.085, subdivision 7, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 7.  School employees; between terms denial.  (a) Wage credits from employment with an educational institution or institutions may not be used for unemployment benefit purposes for any week during the period between two successive academic years or terms if:

 

(1) the applicant had employment for an educational institution or institutions in the prior academic year or term; and

 

(2) there is a reasonable assurance that the applicant will have employment for an educational institution or institutions in the following academic year or term.


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This paragraph applies to a vacation period or holiday recess if the applicant was employed immediately before the vacation period or holiday recess, and there is a reasonable assurance that the applicant will be employed immediately following the vacation period or holiday recess.  This paragraph also applies to the period between two regular but not successive terms if there is an agreement for that schedule between the applicant and the educational institution.

 

This paragraph does not apply if the subsequent employment is substantially less favorable than the employment of the prior academic year or term, or the employment prior to the vacation period or holiday recess.

 

(b) Paragraph (a) does not apply to: 

 

(1) an applicant who, at the end of the prior academic year or term, had an agreement for a definite period of employment between academic years or terms in other than an instructional, research, or principal administrative capacity and the educational institution or institutions failed to provide that employment.; or

 

(2) an applicant in a position for which no license is required by the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board or the Board of School Administrators.

 

(c) If unemployment benefits are denied to any applicant under paragraph (a) who was employed in the prior academic year or term in other than an instructional, research, or principal administrative capacity and who was not offered an opportunity to perform the employment in the following academic year or term, the applicant is entitled to retroactive unemployment benefits for each week during the period between academic years or terms that the applicant filed a timely continued request for unemployment benefits, but unemployment benefits were denied solely because of paragraph (a).

 

(d) This subdivision applies to employment with an educational service agency if the applicant performed the services at an educational institution or institutions.  "Educational service agency" means a governmental entity established and operated for the purpose of providing services to one or more educational institutions.

 

(e) This subdivision applies to employment with Minnesota, a political subdivision, or a nonprofit organization, if the services are provided to or on behalf of an educational institution or institutions.

 

(f) Paragraph (a) applies beginning the Sunday of the week that there is a reasonable assurance of employment.

 

(g) Employment and a reasonable assurance with multiple education institutions must be aggregated for purposes of application of this subdivision.

 

(h) If all of the applicant's employment with any educational institution or institutions during the prior academic year or term consisted of on-call employment, and the applicant has a reasonable assurance of any on-call employment with any educational institution or institutions for the following academic year or term, it is not considered substantially less favorable employment.

 

(i) A "reasonable assurance" may be written, oral, implied, or established by custom or practice.

 

(j) An "educational institution" is a school, college, university, or other educational entity operated by Minnesota, a political subdivision or instrumentality thereof, or a nonprofit organization.

 

(k) An "instructional, research, or principal administrative capacity" does not include an educational assistant.


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Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 268.101, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 2.  Determination.  (a) The commissioner must determine any issue of ineligibility raised by information required from an applicant under subdivision 1, paragraph (a) or (c), and send to the applicant and any involved employer, by mail or electronic transmission, a document titled a determination of eligibility or a determination of ineligibility, as is appropriate.  The determination on an issue of ineligibility as a result of a quit or a discharge of the applicant must state the effect on the employer under section 268.047.  A determination must be made in accordance with this paragraph even if a notified employer has not raised the issue of ineligibility.

 

(b) The commissioner must determine any issue of ineligibility raised by an employer and send to the applicant and that employer, by mail or electronic transmission, a document titled a determination of eligibility or a determination of ineligibility as is appropriate.  The determination on an issue of ineligibility as a result of a quit or discharge of the applicant must state the effect on the employer under section 268.047.

 

If a base period employer:

 

(1) was not the applicant's most recent employer before the application for unemployment benefits;

 

(2) did not employ the applicant during the six calendar months before the application for unemployment benefits; and

 

(3) did not raise an issue of ineligibility as a result of a quit or discharge of the applicant within ten calendar days of notification under subdivision 1, paragraph (b);

 

then any exception under section 268.047, subdivisions 2 and 3, begins the Sunday two weeks following the week that the issue of ineligibility as a result of a quit or discharge of the applicant was raised by the employer.

 

A communication from an employer must specifically set out why the applicant should be determined ineligible for unemployment benefits for that communication to be considered to have raised an issue of ineligibility for purposes of this section.  A statement of "protest" or a similar term without more information does not constitute raising an issue of ineligibility for purposes of this section.

 

(c) Subject to section 268.031, an issue of ineligibility is determined based upon that information required of an applicant, any information that may be obtained from an applicant or employer, and information from any other source.

 

(d) Regardless of the requirements of this subdivision, the commissioner is not required to send to an applicant a copy of the determination where the applicant has satisfied a period of ineligibility because of a quit or a discharge under section 268.095, subdivision 10.

 

(e) The department is authorized to issue a determination on an issue of ineligibility within 24 months from the establishment of a benefit account based upon information from any source, even if the issue of ineligibility was not raised by the applicant or an employer.

 

If an applicant obtained unemployment benefits through misrepresentation under section 268.18, subdivision 2, the department is authorized to issue a determination of ineligibility within 48 months of the establishment of the benefit account.

 

If the department has filed an intervention in a worker's compensation matter under section 176.361, the department is authorized to issue a determination of ineligibility within 48 months of the establishment of the benefit account.


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(f) A determination of eligibility or determination of ineligibility is final unless an appeal is filed by the applicant or employer within 20 60 calendar days after sending.  The determination must contain a prominent statement indicating the consequences of not appealing.  Proceedings on the appeal are conducted in accordance with section 268.105.

 

(g) An issue of ineligibility required to be determined under this section includes any question regarding the denial or allowing of unemployment benefits under this chapter except for issues under section 268.07.  An issue of ineligibility for purposes of this section includes any question of effect on an employer under section 268.047.

 

Sec. 6.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 268.133, is amended to read:

 

268.133 UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS WHILE IN ENTREPRENEURIAL TRAINING.

 

Unemployment benefits are available to dislocated workers participating in the converting layoffs into Minnesota businesses (CLIMB) program under section 116L.17, subdivision 11.  Applicants participating in CLIMB are considered in reemployment assistance training under section 268.035, subdivision 21c.  All requirements under section 268.069, subdivision 1, must be met, except the commissioner may waive:

 

(1) the deductible earnings provisions in section 268.085, subdivision 5; and

 

(2) the 32 hours of work limitation in section 268.085, subdivision 2, clause (6) (5).  A maximum of 500 applicants may receive a waiver at any given time.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective August 1, 2021.

 

Sec. 7.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 268.136, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Shared work plan requirements.  An employer may submit a proposed shared work plan for an employee group to the commissioner for approval in a manner and format set by the commissioner.  The proposed shared work plan must include:

 

(1) a certified statement that the normal weekly hours of work of all of the proposed participating employees were full time or regular part time but are now reduced, or will be reduced, with a corresponding reduction in pay, in order to prevent layoffs;

 

(2) the name and Social Security number of each participating employee;

 

(3) the number of layoffs that would have occurred absent the employer's ability to participate in a shared work plan;

 

(4) a certified statement that each participating employee was first hired by the employer at least one year three months before the proposed shared work plan is submitted and is not a seasonal, temporary, or intermittent worker;

 

(5) the hours of work each participating employee will work each week for the duration of the shared work plan, which must be at least 50 percent of the normal weekly hours but no more than 80 percent of the normal weekly hours, except that the plan may provide for a uniform vacation shutdown of up to two weeks;

 

(6) a certified statement that any health benefits and pension benefits provided by the employer to participating employees will continue to be provided under the same terms and conditions as though the participating employees' hours of work each week had not been reduced;


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(7) a certified statement that the terms and implementation of the shared work plan is consistent with the employer's obligations under state and federal law;

 

(8) an acknowledgment that the employer understands that unemployment benefits paid under a shared work plan will be used in computing the future tax rate of a taxpaying employer or charged to the reimbursable account of a nonprofit or government employer;

 

(9) the proposed duration of the shared work plan, which must be at least two months and not more than one year, although a plan may be extended for up to an additional year upon approval of the commissioner;

 

(10) a starting date beginning on a Sunday at least 15 calendar days after the date the proposed shared work plan is submitted; and

 

(11) a signature of an owner or officer of the employer who is listed as an owner or officer on the employer's account under section 268.045.

 

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

 

Sec. 8.  CONTINUED SUSPENSION OF ONE-WEEK WAITING PERIOD.

 

Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 268.085, subdivision 1, the one-week nonpayable waiting period to receive unemployment benefits is waived for applicants for unemployment insurance benefit accounts established between December 27, 2020, and August 28, 2021.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective retroactively from December 27, 2020.

 

Sec. 9.  CONTINUED SUSPENSION OF FIVE-WEEK BUSINESS OWNER BENEFIT LIMITATION.

 

Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 268.085, subdivision 9, the five-week limitation for receipt of unemployment benefits for business owners is suspended for applicants for unemployment insurance benefit accounts established between December 27, 2020, and August 28, 2021.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective retroactively from December 27, 2020.

 

Sec. 10.  PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.

 

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance payments made to high school students under the federal CARES Act, United States Code, title 15, chapter 116, and extended by the federal Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Public Law 116-260, subject to any necessary federal approval, must not be counted as income when determining eligibility for the programs administered by the Department of Human Services.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective retroactively from January 7, 2021.

 

Sec. 11.  LEAVE OF ABSENCE DUE TO COVID-19.

 

Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 268.085, subdivision 13a, for an applicant applying for an unemployment insurance benefit account established between December 27, 2020, and August 28, 2021, a leave of absence is presumed to be an involuntary leave of absence and not ineligible if:

 

(1) a determination has been made by health authorities or by a health care professional that the presence of the applicant in the workplace would jeopardize the health of others, whether or not the applicant has actually contracted a communicable disease;


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(2) a quarantine or isolation order has been issued to the applicant pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 144.419 to 144.4196;

 

(3) there is a recommendation from health authorities or from a health care professional that the applicant should self-isolate or self-quarantine due to elevated risk from COVID-19 due to being immunocompromised;

 

(4) the applicant has been instructed by the applicant's employer not to come to the employer's place of business due to an outbreak of a communicable disease; or

 

(5) the applicant has received a notification from a school district, day care, or other child care provider that either (i) classes are canceled, or (ii) the applicant's ordinary child care is unavailable, provided that the applicant made reasonable effort to obtain other child care and requested time off or other accommodation from the employer and no reasonable accommodation was available.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective retroactively from December 27, 2020.

 

Sec. 12.  REPEALER.

 

(a) Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 268.085, subdivision 4, is repealed January 1, 2021.

 

(b) Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 268.085, subdivision 8, is repealed."

 

Delete the title and insert:

 

"A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; modifying eligibility for certain individuals; extending an appeal window; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 268.035, subdivision 21c; 268.085, subdivisions 2, 4a, 7; 268.101, subdivision 2; 268.133; 268.136, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 268.085, subdivisions 4, 8."

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Pinto from the Committee on Early Childhood Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1125, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; establishing a refundable tax credit for certain qualified child care professionals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, line 9, delete "or"

 

Page 2, line 10, delete the period and insert "; or"

 

Page 2, after line 10, insert:

 

"(3) a tribally licensed child care provider."

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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Nelson, M., from the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1140, A bill for an act relating to Open Meeting Law; modifying terminology and requirements related to meetings conducted through the use of telephone or interactive technology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13D.015; 13D.02; 13D.021; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13D.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  [13D.001] DEFINITIONS.

 

Subdivision 1.  Applicability.  For the purposes of this chapter, the terms defined in this section have the meanings given.

 

Subd. 2.  Interactive technology.  "Interactive technology" means a device, software program, or other application that allows individuals in different physical locations to see and hear one another.

 

Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 13D.01, subdivision 4, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 4.  Votes to be kept in journal.  (a) The votes of the members of the state agency, board, commission, or department; or of the governing body, committee, subcommittee, board, department, or commission on an action taken in a meeting required by this section to be open to the public must be recorded in a journal kept for that purpose or minutes.

 

(b) The vote of each member must be recorded on each appropriation of money, except for payments of judgments, claims, and amounts fixed by statute.

 

Sec. 3.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 13D.01, subdivision 5, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 5.  Public access to journal.  The journal or any minutes used to record votes of a meeting subject to this chapter must be open to the public during all normal business hours where records of the public body are kept.

 

Sec. 4.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 13D.015, is amended to read:

 

13D.015 STATE ENTITY MEETINGS BY TELEPHONE OR OTHER ELECTRONIC MEANS INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGY.

 

Subdivision 1.  Application.  This section applies to:

 

(1) a state agency, board, commission, or department, and a statewide public pension plan defined in section 356A.01, subdivision 24; and

 

(2) a committee, subcommittee, board, department, or commission of an entity listed in clause (1).

 

Subd. 2.  Conditions.  An entity listed in subdivision 1 may conduct a meeting governed by this section and section 13D.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, and 5, by telephone or other electronic means interactive technology so long as the following conditions are met:

 

(1) all members of the entity participating in the meeting, wherever their physical location, can hear one another and can hear all discussion and testimony;


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(2) members of the public present at the regular meeting location of the entity can hear all discussion and all votes of members of the entity and participate in testimony;

 

(3) at least one member of the entity is physically present at the regular meeting location; and

 

(4) all votes are conducted by roll call, so each member's vote on each issue can be identified and recorded.

 

Subd. 3.  Quorum; participation.  Each member of the entity participating in a meeting by telephone or other electronic means interactive technology is considered present at the meeting for purposes of determining a quorum and participating in all proceedings.

 

Subd. 4.  Monitoring from remote site; costs.  If telephone or another electronic means interactive technology is used to conduct a meeting, the entity, to the extent practical, shall allow a person to monitor the meeting electronically from a remote location.  The entity may require the person making a connection to pay for documented marginal costs that the entity incurs as a result of the additional connection.

 

Subd. 5.  Notice.  If telephone or another electronic means interactive technology is used to conduct a regular, special, or emergency meeting, the entity shall provide notice of the regular meeting location, of the fact that some members may participate by electronic means interactive technology, and of the provisions of subdivision 4.  The timing and method of providing notice is governed by section 13D.04.  In addition, the entity must post the notice on its website at least ten days before any regular meeting as defined in section 13D.04, subdivision 1.

 

Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 13D.02, is amended to read:

 

13D.02 OTHER ENTITY MEETINGS CONDUCTED BY INTERACTIVE TV; CONDITIONS TECHNOLOGY.

 

Subdivision 1.  Conditions.  (a) A meeting governed by section 13D.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, and 5, and this section may be conducted by interactive television technology so long as:

 

(1) all members of the body participating in the meeting, wherever their physical location, can hear and see one another and can hear and see all discussion and testimony presented at any location at which at least one member is present;

 

(2) members of the public present at the regular meeting location of the body can hear and see all discussion and testimony and all votes of members of the body;

 

(3) at least one member of the body is physically present at the regular meeting location;

 

(4) all votes are conducted by roll call so each member's vote on each issue can be identified and recorded; and

 

(5) each location at which a member of the body is present is open and accessible to the public.

 

(b) A meeting satisfies the requirements of paragraph (a), although a member of the public body participates from a location that is not open or accessible to the public, if the member has not participated more than three times in a calendar year from a location that is not open or accessible to the public, and:

 

(1) the member is serving in the military and is at a required drill, deployed, or on active duty; or

 

(2) the member has been advised by a health care professional against being in a public place for personal or family medical reasons.  This clause only applies when a state of emergency has been declared under section 12.31, and expires 60 days after the removal of the state of emergency.


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Subd. 1a.  Meeting exception.  This section applies to meetings of entities described in section 13D.01, subdivision 1, except meetings of:

 

(1) a state agency, board, commission, or department, and a statewide public pension plan defined in section 356A.01, subdivision 24; and

 

(2) a committee, subcommittee, board, department, or commission of an entity listed in clause (1).

 

Subd. 2.  Members are present for quorum, participation.  Each member of a body participating in a meeting by interactive television technology is considered present at the meeting for purposes of determining a quorum and participating in all proceedings.

 

Subd. 3.  Monitoring from remote site; costs.  If interactive television technology is used to conduct a meeting, to the extent practical, a public body shall allow a person to monitor the meeting electronically from a remote location.  The body may require the person making such a connection to pay for documented marginal costs that the public body incurs as a result of the additional connection.

 

Subd. 4.  Notice of regular and all member sites.  If interactive television technology is used to conduct a regular, special, or emergency meeting, the public body shall provide notice of the regular meeting location and notice of any site where a member of the public body will be participating in the meeting by interactive television technology.  The timing and method of providing notice must be as described in section 13D.04.

 

Subd. 5.  School boards; interactive technology with an audio and visual link.  A school board conducting a meeting under this section may use interactive technology with an audio and visual link to conduct the meeting if the school board complies with all other requirements under this section.

 

Subd. 6.  Record.  The minutes for a meeting conducted under this section must reflect the names of any members appearing by interactive television technology and state the reason or reasons for the appearance by interactive television technology.

 

Sec. 6.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 13D.021, is amended to read:

 

13D.021 MEETINGS BY TELEPHONE OR OTHER ELECTRONIC MEANS; CONDITIONS DURING PANDEMIC OR CHAPTER 12 EMERGENCY.

 

Subdivision 1.  Conditions.  A meeting governed by this section and section 13D.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, and 5, may be conducted by telephone or other electronic means interactive technology so long as the following conditions are met:

 

(1) the presiding officer, chief legal counsel, or chief administrative officer for the affected governing body determines that an in-person meeting or a meeting conducted under section 13D.015 or 13D.02 is not practical or prudent because of a health pandemic or an emergency declared under chapter 12;

 

(2) all members of the body participating in the meeting, wherever their physical location, can hear one another and can hear all discussion and testimony;

 

(3) members of the public present at the regular meeting location of the body can hear all discussion and testimony and all votes of the members of the body, unless attendance at the regular meeting location is not feasible due to the health pandemic or emergency declaration;


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(4) at least one member of the body, chief legal counsel, or chief administrative officer is physically present at the regular meeting location, unless unfeasible due to the health pandemic or emergency declaration; and

 

(5) all votes are conducted by roll call, so each member's vote on each issue can be identified and recorded.

 

Subd. 2.  Members are present for quorum, participation.  Each member of the body participating in a meeting by telephone or other electronic means interactive technology is considered present at the meeting for purposes of determining a quorum and participating in all proceedings.

 

Subd. 3.  Monitoring from remote site; costs.  If telephone or another electronic means interactive technology is used to conduct a meeting, to the extent practical, the body shall allow a person to monitor the meeting electronically from a remote location.  The body may require the person making a connection to pay for the documented additional cost that the body incurs as a result of the additional connection.

 

Subd. 4.  Notice of regular and all member sites.  If telephone or another electronic means interactive technology is used to conduct a regular, special, or emergency meeting, the public body shall provide notice of the regular meeting location, of the fact that some members may participate by telephone or other electronic means interactive technology, and of the provisions of subdivision 3.  The timing and method of providing notice is governed by section 13D.04 of the Open Meeting Law.

 

Subd. 5.  Public comment period during health pandemic or emergency.  If attendance at the regular meeting location is not feasible due to the health pandemic or emergency declaration and the public body offers a public comment period, members of the public shall be permitted to comment from a remote location during the public comment period of the meeting, to the extent practical."

 

Delete the title and insert:

 

"A bill for an act relating to Open Meeting Law; modifying terminology and requirements related to meetings conducted through the use of telephone or interactive technology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13D.01, subdivisions 4, 5; 13D.015; 13D.02; 13D.021; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13D."

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Becker-Finn from the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1163, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying requirements for a noncompliant driver's license or Minnesota identification card and making related changes, including on eligibility, proof of lawful presence, primary and secondary documentation, and data practices; making technical changes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.6905, by adding a subdivision; 171.04, subdivision 5; 171.06, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 171.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 171.12, subdivisions 7a, 9, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 171.015, subdivision 7.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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Liebling from the Committee on Health Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1183, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting excessive price increases by manufacturers to generic or off-patent drugs; authorizing the attorney general to take action against manufacturers for certain price increases; prohibiting withdrawal of certain generic or off-patent drugs sales; imposing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 151.071, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 3, line 2, delete ", the"

 

Page 3, line 3, delete "commissioner of human services," and insert "and"

 

Page 3, line 5, after "benefit" insert "other than an entity under contract with the Department of Human Services"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Nelson, M., from the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1200, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits; regulating and requiring certain employment leaves; classifying certain data; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.719, by adding a subdivision; 177.27, subdivision 4; 181.032; 256J.561, by adding a subdivision; 256J.95, subdivisions 3, 11; 256P.01, subdivision 3; 268.19, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268B.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 6, delete subdivision 2

 

Page 8, after line 15, insert:

 

"Subd. 6.  Benefit account.  "Benefit account" means a benefit account established under section 268B.04."

 

Page 10, after line 9, insert:

 

"Subd. 18.  Family and medical benefit insurance account.  "Family and medical benefit insurance account" means the family and medical benefit insurance account in the special revenue fund in the state treasury under section 268B.02.

 

Subd. 19.  Family and medical benefit insurance enforcement account.  "Family and medical benefit insurance enforcement account" means the family and medical benefit insurance enforcement account in the state treasury under section 268B.185."

 

Renumber the subdivisions in sequence


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Page 21, line 6, delete "......." and insert "268B.12"

 

Page 21, line 19, delete "under section .......,"

 

Page 21, line 20, before the period, insert "according to section 268B.185"

 

Page 24, line 11, delete "......." and insert "268B.05"

 

Page 28, line 24, delete "under section ......."

 

Page 28, line 25, before the period, insert "according to section 268B.185"

 

Page 31, line 4, delete "......." and insert "268B.04, subdivision 5."

 

Page 38, line 28, delete "......." and insert "268B.14."

 

Page 39, line 22, delete "......." and insert "268B.26."

 

Page 41, line 3, before "account" insert "family and medical benefit insurance"

 

Page 42, line 17, delete "under the account" and insert "under the employer premium account described in section 268B.13,"

 

Page 42, line 18, delete "provided for in section ......,"

 

Page 42, line 28, delete ", if section ....... apply, by" and after "separate" insert "business"

 

Page 43, line 5, delete everything after the first "the" and insert "business has been terminated."

 

Page 43, delete line 6

 

Page 43, line 30, delete "......." and insert "268B.16."

 

Page 44, line 8, before "account" insert "family and medical benefit insurance"

 

Page 44, line 12, before "account" insert "family and medical benefit insurance"

 

Page 45, delete subdivision 4 and insert: 

 

"Subd. 4.  Wages and payments subject to premium.  The maximum wages subject to premium in a calendar year is equal to the maximum earnings in that year subject to the FICA Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance tax."

 

Page 45, line 23, delete everything after "(a)" and insert "Beginning January 1, 2026, and each calendar year thereafter,"

 

Page 45, line 24, delete "year beginning January 1, 2025,"

 

Page 45, lines 27 and 29, before "account" insert "family and medical benefit insurance"

 

Page 46, line 9, before "account" insert "family and medical benefit insurance"

 

Page 47, line 8, delete "......." and insert "268B.16"

 

Page 47, line 11, delete "......." and insert "268B.21"


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Page 47, line 15, delete "......." and insert "268B.185, subdivision 2,"

 

Page 47, line 22, delete "administration" and insert "enforcement account under section 268B.185, subdivision 3."

 

Page 47, delete line 23

 

Page 48, line 17, delete "......." and insert "268B.14, subdivision 3,"

 

Page 50, line 3, delete "......." and insert "268B.15"

 

Page 50, line 16, delete "......." and insert "268B.17"

 

Page 51, lines 15, 16, and 26, delete "leave" and insert "benefit insurance"

 

Page 51, line 17, after "account" insert "under this subdivision"

 

Page 51, line 18, delete "title" and insert "chapter"

 

Page 51, line 19, after "account" insert "under this subdivision"

 

Page 52, line 21, delete "leave" and insert "benefit insurance"

 

Page 54, line 2, before "account" insert "family and medical benefit insurance"

 

Page 54, line 22, delete "......." and insert "268B.185, subdivision 2"

 

Page 56, line 23, delete "contingent" and insert "family and medical benefit insurance"

 

Page 60, line 14, delete "section ......." and insert "sections 268B.29 and 268B.18"

 

Page 62, line 18, after "(2)" insert "except as provided under section 268B.01, subdivision 37,"

 

Page 63, line 14, before "account" insert "family and medical benefit insurance"

 

Page 63, delete section 38

 

Page 66, line 27, delete "paid family medical leave" and insert "family and medical benefit insurance"

 

Page 67, lines 5, 15, 19, and 25, delete "paid family medical leave" and insert "family and medical benefit insurance"

 

Page 68, line 4, delete "paid family medical leave" and insert "family and medical benefit insurance"

 

Page 68, line 9, delete "paid family medical" and insert "family and medical benefit insurance"

 

Page 68, line 10, delete "leave"

 

Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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Mariani from the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1267, A bill for an act relating to corrections; providing for safety in licensed facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 241.021, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 243.52.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, after line 5, insert:

 

"Section 1.  TITLE.

 

This act shall be known as the "Hardel Sherell Act.""

 

Page 1, delete lines 17 and 18 and insert:

 

"(1) screening, appraisal, assessment, and treatment for persons confined or incarcerated in correctional facilities with mental illness or substance use disorders;

 

(2) a policy on the involuntary administration of medications;

 

(3) suicide prevention plans and training;

 

(4) verification of medications in a timely manner;

 

(5) well-being checks;

 

(6) discharge planning, including providing prescribed medications to persons confined or incarcerated in correctional facilities upon release;

 

(7) a policy on referrals or transfers to medical or mental health care in a noncorrectional institution;

 

(8) use of segregation and mental health checks;

 

(9) critical incident debriefings;

 

(10) clinical management of substance use disorders;

 

(11) a policy regarding identification of persons with special needs confined or incarcerated in correctional facilities;

 

(12) a policy regarding the use of telehealth;"

 

Renumber the clauses in sequence

 

Page 2, line 17, after "the" insert "standards not being met do not impact the"

 

Page 2, line 18, strike "are protected" and after the period, insert "A limited license under subdivision 1a may be issued for purposes of effectuating a facility closure."

 

Page 2, lines 26 and 32, delete "1f" and insert "1g"


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Page 2, line 34, after "harm" insert "or suicide attempts"

 

Page 3, line 3, after "Association" insert "and a representative from the Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Act Counties who is responsible for the operations of an adult correctional facility"

 

Page 3, line 7, after "publicly" insert "and on the department's website"

 

Page 4, line 23, delete "may" and insert "must"

 

Page 4, line 24, delete "they" and insert "the deficiencies"

 

Page 5, line 7, delete "after" and insert "on the grounds that"

 

Page 5, line 24, after the comma, insert "and the nonconformance does not present an imminent risk of life‑threatening harm or serious physical injury to the persons confined or incarcerated in the facility,"

 

Page 5, line 30, delete "by" and insert "in"

 

Page 6, lines 10 and 22, delete "60" and insert "30"

 

Page 6, line 14, delete "in revocation" and insert "by the commissioner"

 

Page 7, line 2, delete "new" and insert "limited"

 

Page 7, line 9, delete "appropriate officials of the affected facility" and insert "facility administrator"

 

Page 7, line 10, delete "for a period not to exceed one year"

 

Page 7, after line 30, insert:

 

"Sec. 5.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 241.021, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 1d.  Public notice of restriction, revocation, or suspension.  If the license of a facility under this section is revoked or suspended, or use of the facility is restricted for any reason under a conditional license order, the commissioner shall post the facility, the status of the facility's license, and the reason for the restriction, revocation, or suspension publicly and on the department's website."

 

Page 8, line 3, delete "1d" and insert "1e"

 

Page 8, line 29, delete "any controlling board or individual" and insert "the governing board of the facility"

 

Page 9, line 4, after "suspension" insert "order"

 

Page 9, line 12, after "decision" insert "on a request for reconsideration" and after "filing" insert "for"

 

Page 9, line 14, delete everything after the period

 

Page 9, delete lines 15 to 17

 

Page 9, line 20, delete "1e" and insert "1f"


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Page 10, line 4, after "Association" insert "and a representative from the Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Act Counties who is responsible for the operations of an adult correctional facility"

 

Page 10, after line 5, insert:

 

"(4) the number of suicide attempts, number of people transported to a medical facility, and number of people placed in segregation;"

 

Renumber the clauses in sequence

 

Page 10, line 6, delete "authority" and insert "custody"

 

Page 10, lines 7 and 25, delete "1f" and insert "1"

 

Page 11, line 5, after "health" insert "or mental health"

 

Page 11, line 16, delete "1f" and insert "1g"

 

Page 12, line 14, after "(a)" insert "Use of force must not be applied maliciously or sadistically for the purpose of causing harm to an inmate.  (b)"

 

Page 12, line 15, after "correctional officer" insert "working in a correctional facility as defined in section 241.021"

 

Page 12, after line 16, insert:

 

"(2) a prone restraint;"

 

Renumber the clauses in sequence

 

Page 12, line 21, delete "(b)" and insert "(c)"

 

Page 12, line 23, delete everything after "hold"" and insert "means a method by which a person applies sufficient pressure to a person to make breathing difficult or impossible, and includes but is not limited to any pressure to the neck, throat, or windpipe that may prevent or hinder breathing or reduce intake of air.  Choke hold also means applying pressure to a person's neck on either side of the windpipe, but not to the windpipe itself, to stop the flow of blood to the brain via the carotid arteries;"

 

Page 12, after line 24, insert:

 

"(2) "prone restraint" means the use of manual restraint that places a person in a face-down position;"

 

Page 12, line 25, strike the old language and delete the new language and insert "(3) "deadly force" has the meaning given in section 609.066, subdivision 1."

 

Page 12, strike line 26

 

Page 12, line 27, delete "(c)" and insert "(d)"

 

Page 13, line 3, delete both commas and delete everything after "person" and insert "when"


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Page 13, delete line 4

 

Page 13, line 5, delete "and"

 

Page 13, line 7, after "staff" insert "working in a correctional facility as defined in section 241.021"

 

Page 13, line 9, delete "within" and insert "as soon as practicable, but no later than"

 

Page 13, line 24, delete "March 1, 2021" and insert "the day following final enactment"

 

Renumber the sections in sequence

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Stephenson from the Committee on Commerce Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1269, A bill for an act relating to creditor remedies; prohibiting garnishment of government aid for assistance related to financial hardship during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 6, delete "WAGE"

 

Page 1, line 9, delete everything after "pandemic" and insert "are"

 

Page 1, delete line 10

 

Page 1, line 11, delete "them" and delete "wage" and delete "permitted" and insert "of debt primarily for personal, family, or household purposes governed"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Stephenson from the Committee on Commerce Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1292, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; providing an enforcement mechanism for certain unsafe consumer products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 325F.171, by adding a subdivision; 325F.176; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 10, after the period, insert "The commissioner may coordinate with the commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency and the commissioner of health in enforcing this section."


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Page 1, delete section 2 and insert:

 

"Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 325F.172, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 4.  Enforcement.  Sections 325F.173 to 325F.175 may be enforced as provided under sections 325F.10 to 325F.12, 325F.14 to 325F.16, and 45.027, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 5b, and 6.  The commissioner may coordinate with the commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency and the commissioner of health in enforcing this section."

 

Page 2, line 7, after the period, insert "The commissioner may coordinate with the commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency and the commissioner of health in enforcing this section."

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Hornstein from the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1306, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; public transit; authorizing the Metropolitan Council to issue administrative citations for transit fare evasion and impose civil fines; making a technical and clarifying change; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.855, subdivisions 1, 7, by adding a subdivision.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, after line 6, insert:

 

"Section 1.  [473.4075] TRANSIT SAFETY REPORTING.

 

(a) By February 15 annually, the council must submit a report on transit safety and administrative citations to the members and staff of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over transportation policy and finance.

 

(b) At a minimum, the report must:

 

(1) provide an overview of transit safety issues and actions taken by the council to improve safety;

 

(2) provide an overview of administrative citations under section 609.855, subdivision 8, including a summary of implementation and analysis of impacts of the program on fare compliance and customer experience for riders;

 

(3) for each of the previous three calendar years, provide data and statistics on:

 

(i) crime rates occurring on public transit vehicles and at transit stops and stations;

 

(ii) the number of warnings and criminal citations issued by the Metropolitan Transit Police, with a breakout by categorized reasons for a warning or citation; and

 

(iii) the number of administrative citations issued, with a breakout by issuance by peace officers, community service officers, and other authorized nonsworn personnel;


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(4) for each of the previous three calendar years, state the number of peace officers employed by the Metropolitan Transit Police Department;

 

(5) state the average number of peace officers employed by the Metropolitan Transit Police Department for the previous three calendar years; and

 

(6) make recommendations on how to improve safety on public transit and transit stops and stations, and for legislative changes, if any."

 

Renumber the sections in sequence

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 4, after "change" insert "; requiring a report"

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Schultz from the Committee on Human Services Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1340, A bill for an act relating to children; modifying requirements for the responsible social services agency placing children in qualified residential treatment programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 245.4885, subdivision 1; 245A.02, by adding subdivisions; 245A.041, by adding a subdivision; 260C.007, subdivisions 26c, 31; 260C.157, subdivision 3; 260C.212, subdivisions 1a, 13; 260C.452; 260C.704; 260C.706; 260C.708; 260C.71; 260C.712; 260C.714; 260D.01; 260D.05; 260D.06, subdivision 2; 260D.07; 260D.08; 260D.14; 260E.36, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 5, line 8, strike "disabled" and insert "disturbed"

 

Page 5, line 14, after "with" insert "the child's parents,"

 

Page 5, line 15, strike "the child's parents," and after "tribe" insert "to obtain recommendations regarding which individuals to include on the team and"

 

Page 5, line 16, strike "interest" and insert "interests"

 

Page 6, line 9, strike "interest" and insert "interests"

 

Page 9, line 27, after "agency" insert "or the contracted agency"

 

Page 10, line 23, after "older" insert "because the youth is not eligible for extended foster care benefits or chooses to leave foster care"

 

Page 12, line 6, strike "or within"


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Page 12, line 7, strike "30 days of"

 

Page 12, line 8, strike ", and" and insert "unless, due to a crisis, the child must immediately be placed in a qualified residential treatment program.  When a child must immediately be placed in a qualified residential treatment program without an assessment, the qualified individual must complete the child's assessment within 30 days of the child's placement.  The qualified individual"

 

Page 12, line 27, delete "along" and insert "to the child's parent or legal guardian and file the assessment"

 

Page 13, line 33, delete the comma and insert "and if" and after "agency" insert "has placement authority of the child, the agency"

 

Page 14, line 16, strike "endanger" and insert "present a safety or health risk to"

 

Page 14, line 25, strike "and request" and insert a period

 

Page 14, line 26, strike "input from" and insert "The responsible social services agency must consult with" and after the period, insert "Prior to forming the child's family and permanency team, the responsible social services agency must consult with the child if the child is 14 years of age or older; the child's parents; and, if applicable, the child's tribe to obtain recommendations regarding which individuals to include on the team and to ensure that the team is family-centered and will act in the child's best interests.  If the child or the child's parent or legal guardian raises concerns about specific relatives or professionals, the team should not include those individuals on the team."

 

Page 16, line 23, after "is" insert "not possible due to a child's specialized placement needs or is otherwise"

 

Page 17, line 29, after "court" insert "after receiving the qualified individual's assessment as specified in section 260C.704 prior to the child's placement or"

 

Page 18, line 22, after "inform" insert "the child's parent or legal guardian and" and delete "and the child's parent"

 

Page 18, line 23, after "parent's" insert "or legal guardian's"

 

Page 18, line 25, delete "child" insert "child's parent or legal guardian and a child who is" and delete "and the child's parent"

 

Page 24, line 12, delete "make efforts to"

 

Page 34, after line 26, insert:

 

"(f) Certifications issued under Minnesota Rules, part 2960.0500, for transitional housing must meet the Family First Prevention Services Act established standards for a residential supervised setting where a foster youth who is 18 years of age or older is living independently."

 

Page 36, line 5, delete "selecting which services to receive" and insert "reviewing and developing the youth's individualized treatment plan"

 

Page 37, line 4, delete "staff meetings" and insert "the organizational culture of the license holder's program"

 

Page 38, line 3, delete "face-to-face" and insert "available"


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Page 38, line 4, delete "available" and insert "accessible"

 

Page 40, line 18, delete "for at least six weeks postpartum" and insert "during the same period of time that a woman is considered pregnant for the purposes of medical assistance eligibility under section 256B.055, subdivision 6"

 

 

With the recommendation that when so amended the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Stephenson from the Committee on Commerce Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1412, A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying coverage for health care services and consultation provided through telehealth; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 147.033; 151.37, subdivision 2; 245G.01, subdivisions 13, 26; 245G.05, subdivision 1; 245G.06, subdivision 1; 254A.19, subdivision 5; 254B.05, subdivision 5; 256B.0625, subdivisions 3b, 46; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 62A.67; 62A.671; 62A.672.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 1, line 17, delete ", credentialed,"

 

Page 1, line 22, delete everything after "26" and insert a period

 

Page 1, delete line 23

 

Page 2, line 19, after "patient" insert "if the communication is a scheduled appointment and the standard of care for the service can be met through the use of audio-only communication"

 

Page 2, after line 22, insert:

 

"(i) "Telemonitoring services" means the remote monitoring of clinical data related to the enrollee's vital signs or biometric data by a monitoring device or equipment that transmits the data electronically to a health care provider for analysis.  Telemonitoring is intended to collect an enrollee's health-related data for the purpose of assisting a health care provider in assessing and monitoring the enrollee's medical condition or status."

 

Page 2, line 29, delete "patients" and insert "enrollees"

 

Page 4, line 23, delete "a result of"

 

Page 4, after line 24, insert:

 

"Subd. 7.  Telemonitoring services.  A health carrier must provide coverage for telemonitoring services if:

 

(1) the telemonitoring service is medically appropriate based on the enrollee's medical condition or status;

 

(2) the enrollee is cognitively and physically capable of operating the monitoring device or equipment, or the enrollee has a caregiver who is willing and able to assist with the monitoring device or equipment; and


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(3) the enrollee resides in a setting that is suitable for telemonitoring and not in a setting that has health care staff on site."

 

Page 8, line 16, delete the new language and strike "and"

 

Page 8, line 17, strike "visual"

 

Page 8, line 18, delete everything after "telehealth" and insert "with priority being given to interactive audio and visual communication, if available"

 

Page 8, line 19, delete the new language

 

Page 8, lines 28 to 32, delete the new language

 

Page 9, lines 1 to 4, delete the new language

 

Page 9, delete section 6

 

Page 15, line 10, reinstate "face-to-face" and delete "in-person"

 

Page 15, after line 25, insert:

 

"Sec. 9.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256B.0596, is amended to read:

 

256B.0596 MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGEMENT.

 

Counties shall contract with eligible providers willing to provide mental health case management services under section 256B.0625, subdivision 20.  In order to be eligible, in addition to general provider requirements under this chapter, the provider must:

 

(1) be willing to provide the mental health case management services; and

 

(2) have a minimum of at least one contact with the client per week, either in person or through telehealth, and at least one face-to-face in-person contact with the client every six months.  This section is not intended to limit the ability of a county to provide its own mental health case management services."

 

Page 17, line 19, delete "a result of"

 

Page 17, line 29, strike "and"

 

Page 17, line 30, strike the semicolon

 

Page 17, line 31, after the stricken semicolon, insert ", a mental health certified peer specialist under section 256B.0615, subdivision 5, a mental health certified family peer specialist under section 256B.0616, subdivision 5, a mental health rehabilitation worker under section 256B.0623, subdivision 5, paragraph (a), clause (4), and paragraph (b), a mental health behavioral aide under section 256B.0943, subdivision 7, paragraph (b), clause (3), a treatment coordinator under section 245G.11, subdivision 7, an alcohol and drug counselor under section 245G.11, subdivision 5, a recovery peer under section 245G.11, subdivision 8, and a mental health case manager under section 245.462, subdivision 4;"


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Page 18, after line 8, insert:

 

"Sec. 11.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256B.0625, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 3h.  Telemonitoring services.  (a) Medical assistance covers telemonitoring services if a recipient:

 

(1) has been diagnosed and is receiving services for at least one of the following chronic conditions:  hypertension, cancer, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, or diabetes;

 

(2) requires at least five times per week monitoring to manage the chronic condition, as ordered by the recipient's health care provider;

 

(3) has had two or more emergency room or inpatient hospitalization stays within the last 12 months due to the chronic condition or the recipient's health care provider has identified that telemonitoring services would likely prevent the recipient's admission or readmission to a hospital, emergency room, or nursing facility;

 

(4) is cognitively and physically capable of operating the monitoring device or equipment, or the recipient has a caregiver who is willing and able to assist with the monitoring device or equipment; and

 

(5) resides in a setting that is suitable for telemonitoring and not in a setting that has health care staff on site.

 

(b) For purposes of this subdivision, "telemonitoring services" means the remote monitoring of data related to a recipient's vital signs or biometric data by a monitoring device or equipment that transmits the data electronically to a provider for analysis.  The assessment and monitoring of the health data transmitted by telemonitoring must be performed by one of the following licensed health care professionals:  physician, podiatrist, registered nurse, advanced practice registered nurse, physician assistant, respiratory therapist, or licensed professional working under the supervision of a medical director.

 

Sec. 12.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13h, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 13h.  Medication therapy management services.  (a) Medical assistance covers medication therapy management services for a recipient taking prescriptions to treat or prevent one or more chronic medical conditions.  For purposes of this subdivision, "medication therapy management" means the provision of the following pharmaceutical care services by a licensed pharmacist to optimize the therapeutic outcomes of the patient's medications:

 

(1) performing or obtaining necessary assessments of the patient's health status;

 

(2) formulating a medication treatment plan, which may include prescribing medications or products in accordance with section 151.37, subdivision 14, 15, or 16;

 

(3) monitoring and evaluating the patient's response to therapy, including safety and effectiveness;

 

(4) performing a comprehensive medication review to identify, resolve, and prevent medication-related problems, including adverse drug events;

 

(5) documenting the care delivered and communicating essential information to the patient's other primary care providers;

 

(6) providing verbal education and training designed to enhance patient understanding and appropriate use of the patient's medications;


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(7) providing information, support services, and resources designed to enhance patient adherence with the patient's therapeutic regimens; and

 

(8) coordinating and integrating medication therapy management services within the broader health care management services being provided to the patient.

 

Nothing in this subdivision shall be construed to expand or modify the scope of practice of the pharmacist as defined in section 151.01, subdivision 27.

 

(b) To be eligible for reimbursement for services under this subdivision, a pharmacist must meet the following requirements:

 

(1) have a valid license issued by the Board of Pharmacy of the state in which the medication therapy management service is being performed;

 

(2) have graduated from an accredited college of pharmacy on or after May 1996, or completed a structured and comprehensive education program approved by the Board of Pharmacy and the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education for the provision and documentation of pharmaceutical care management services that has both clinical and didactic elements; and

 

(3) be practicing in an ambulatory care setting as part of a multidisciplinary team or have developed a structured patient care process that is offered in a private or semiprivate patient care area that is separate from the commercial business that also occurs in the setting, or in home settings, including long-term care settings, group homes, and facilities providing assisted living services, but excluding skilled nursing facilities; and

 

(4) (3) make use of an electronic patient record system that meets state standards.

 

(c) For purposes of reimbursement for medication therapy management services, the commissioner may enroll individual pharmacists as medical assistance providers.  The commissioner may also establish contact requirements between the pharmacist and recipient, including limiting limits on the number of reimbursable consultations per recipient.

 

(d) If there are no pharmacists who meet the requirements of paragraph (b) practicing within a reasonable geographic distance of the patient, a pharmacist who meets the requirements may provide The Medication therapy management services may be provided via two-way interactive video telehealth as defined in subdivision 3b and may be delivered into a patient's residence.  Reimbursement shall be at the same rates and under the same conditions that would otherwise apply to the services provided.  To qualify for reimbursement under this paragraph, the pharmacist providing the services must meet the requirements of paragraph (b), and must be located within an ambulatory care setting that meets the requirements of paragraph (b), clause (3).  The patient must also be located within an ambulatory care setting that meets the requirements of paragraph (b), clause (3).  Services provided under this paragraph may not be transmitted into the patient's residence.

 

(e) Medication therapy management services may be delivered into a patient's residence via secure interactive video if the medication therapy management services are performed electronically during a covered home care visit by an enrolled provider.  Reimbursement shall be at the same rates and under the same conditions that would otherwise apply to the services provided.  To qualify for reimbursement under this paragraph, the pharmacist providing the services must meet the requirements of paragraph (b) and must be located within an ambulatory care setting that meets the requirements of paragraph (b), clause (3).


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Sec. 13.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256B.0625, subdivision 20, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 20.  Mental health case management.  (a) To the extent authorized by rule of the state agency, medical assistance covers case management services to persons with serious and persistent mental illness and children with severe emotional disturbance.  Services provided under this section must meet the relevant standards in sections 245.461 to 245.4887, the Comprehensive Adult and Children's Mental Health Acts, Minnesota Rules, parts 9520.0900 to 9520.0926, and 9505.0322, excluding subpart 10.

 

(b) Entities meeting program standards set out in rules governing family community support services as defined in section 245.4871, subdivision 17, are eligible for medical assistance reimbursement for case management services for children with severe emotional disturbance when these services meet the program standards in Minnesota Rules, parts 9520.0900 to 9520.0926 and 9505.0322, excluding subparts 6 and 10.

 

(c) Medical assistance and MinnesotaCare payment for mental health case management shall be made on a monthly basis.  In order to receive payment for an eligible child, the provider must document at least a face-to-face in-person contact with the child, the child's parents, or the child's legal representative.  To receive payment for an eligible adult, the provider must document:

 

(1) at least a face-to-face in-person contact with the adult or the adult's legal representative or a contact by interactive video telehealth that meets the requirements of subdivision 20b; or

 

(2) at least a telephone contact with the adult or the adult's legal representative and document a face-to-face in‑person contact or a contact by interactive video telehealth that meets the requirements of subdivision 20b with the adult or the adult's legal representative within the preceding two months.

 

(d) Payment for mental health case management provided by county or state staff shall be based on the monthly rate methodology under section 256B.094, subdivision 6, paragraph (b), with separate rates calculated for child welfare and mental health, and within mental health, separate rates for children and adults.

 

(e) Payment for mental health case management provided by Indian health services or by agencies operated by Indian tribes may be made according to this section or other relevant federally approved rate setting methodology.

 

(f) Payment for mental health case management provided by vendors who contract with a county or Indian tribe shall be based on a monthly rate negotiated by the host county or tribe.  The negotiated rate must not exceed the rate charged by the vendor for the same service to other payers.  If the service is provided by a team of contracted vendors, the county or tribe may negotiate a team rate with a vendor who is a member of the team.  The team shall determine how to distribute the rate among its members.  No reimbursement received by contracted vendors shall be returned to the county or tribe, except to reimburse the county or tribe for advance funding provided by the county or tribe to the vendor.

 

(g) If the service is provided by a team which includes contracted vendors, tribal staff, and county or state staff, the costs for county or state staff participation in the team shall be included in the rate for county-provided services.  In this case, the contracted vendor, the tribal agency, and the county may each receive separate payment for services provided by each entity in the same month.  In order to prevent duplication of services, each entity must document, in the recipient's file, the need for team case management and a description of the roles of the team members.

 

(h) Notwithstanding section 256B.19, subdivision 1, the nonfederal share of costs for mental health case management shall be provided by the recipient's county of responsibility, as defined in sections 256G.01 to 256G.12, from sources other than federal funds or funds used to match other federal funds.  If the service is provided by a tribal agency, the nonfederal share, if any, shall be provided by the recipient's tribe.  When this service is paid by the state without a federal share through fee-for-service, 50 percent of the cost shall be provided by the recipient's county of responsibility.


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(i) Notwithstanding any administrative rule to the contrary, prepaid medical assistance and MinnesotaCare include mental health case management.  When the service is provided through prepaid capitation, the nonfederal share is paid by the state and the county pays no share.

 

(j) The commissioner may suspend, reduce, or terminate the reimbursement to a provider that does not meet the reporting or other requirements of this section.  The county of responsibility, as defined in sections 256G.01 to 256G.12, or, if applicable, the tribal agency, is responsible for any federal disallowances.  The county or tribe may share this responsibility with its contracted vendors.

 

(k) The commissioner shall set aside a portion of the federal funds earned for county expenditures under this section to repay the special revenue maximization account under section 256.01, subdivision 2, paragraph (o).  The repayment is limited to:

 

(1) the costs of developing and implementing this section; and

 

(2) programming the information systems.

 

(l) Payments to counties and tribal agencies for case management expenditures under this section shall only be made from federal earnings from services provided under this section.  When this service is paid by the state without a federal share through fee-for-service, 50 percent of the cost shall be provided by the state.  Payments to county‑contracted vendors shall include the federal earnings, the state share, and the county share.

 

(m) Case management services under this subdivision do not include therapy, treatment, legal, or outreach services.

 

(n) If the recipient is a resident of a nursing facility, intermediate care facility, or hospital, and the recipient's institutional care is paid by medical assistance, payment for case management services under this subdivision is limited to the lesser of:

 

(1) the last 180 days of the recipient's residency in that facility and may not exceed more than six months in a calendar year; or

 

(2) the limits and conditions which apply to federal Medicaid funding for this service.

 

(o) Payment for case management services under this subdivision shall not duplicate payments made under other program authorities for the same purpose.

 

(p) If the recipient is receiving care in a hospital, nursing facility, or residential setting licensed under chapter 245A or 245D that is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, mental health targeted case management services must actively support identification of community alternatives for the recipient and discharge planning.

 

Sec. 14.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256B.0625, subdivision 20b, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 20b.  Mental health targeted case management through interactive video telehealth.  (a) Subject to federal approval, contact made for targeted case management by interactive video telehealth shall be eligible for payment if:

 

(1) the person receiving targeted case management services is residing in:

 

(i) a hospital;

 

(ii) a nursing facility; or


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(iii) a residential setting licensed under chapter 245A or 245D or a boarding and lodging establishment or lodging establishment that provides supportive services or health supervision services according to section 157.17 that is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week;

 

(2) interactive video telehealth is in the best interests of the person and is deemed appropriate by the person receiving targeted case management or the person's legal guardian, the case management provider, and the provider operating the setting where the person is residing;

 

(3) the use of interactive video telehealth is approved as part of the person's written personal service or case plan, taking into consideration the person's vulnerability and active personal relationships; and

 

(4) interactive video telehealth is used for up to, but not more than, 50 percent of the minimum required face-to-face in-person contact.

 

(b) The person receiving targeted case management or the person's legal guardian has the right to choose and consent to the use of interactive video telehealth under this subdivision and has the right to refuse the use of interactive video telehealth at any time.

 

(c) The commissioner shall establish criteria that a targeted case management provider must attest to in order to demonstrate the safety or efficacy of delivering the service via interactive video telehealth.  The attestation may include that the case management provider has:

 

(1) written policies and procedures specific to interactive video services delivered by telehealth that are regularly reviewed and updated;

 

(2) policies and procedures that adequately address client safety before, during, and after the interactive video services are rendered by telehealth;

 

(3) established protocols addressing how and when to discontinue interactive video services delivered by telehealth; and

 

(4) established a quality assurance process related to interactive video services delivered by telehealth.

 

(d) As a condition of payment, the targeted case management provider must document the following for each occurrence of targeted case management provided by interactive video telehealth:

 

(1) the time the service began and the time the service ended, including an a.m. and p.m. designation;

 

(2) the basis for determining that interactive video telehealth is an appropriate and effective means for delivering the service to the person receiving case management services;

 

(3) the mode of transmission of the interactive video services delivered by telehealth and records evidencing that a particular mode of transmission was utilized;

 

(4) the location of the originating site and the distant site; and

 

(5) compliance with the criteria attested to by the targeted case management provider as provided in paragraph (c).

 

(e) For purposes of this section, telehealth is defined in accordance with section 256B.0625, subdivision 3b.  The commissioner may limit the delivery of services by telehealth to audio and visual communications if the commissioner determines that face-to-face interaction is necessary to ensure that services are delivered appropriately and effectively."


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Page 18, line 12, reinstate "face-to-face" and delete "in-person"

 

Page 18, after line 20, insert:

 

"Sec. 16.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256B.0924, subdivision 4a, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 4a.  Targeted case management through interactive video.  (a) Subject to federal approval, contact made for targeted case management by interactive video shall be eligible for payment under subdivision 6 if:

 

(1) the person receiving targeted case management services is residing in:

 

(i) a hospital;

 

(ii) a nursing facility; or

 

(iii) a residential setting licensed under chapter 245A or 245D or a boarding and lodging establishment or lodging establishment that provides supportive services or health supervision services according to section 157.17 that is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week;

 

(2) interactive video telehealth is in the best interests of the person and is deemed appropriate by the person receiving targeted case management or the person's legal guardian, the case management provider, and the provider operating the setting where the person is residing;

 

(3) the use of interactive video telehealth is approved as part of the person's written personal service or case plan; and

 

(4) interactive video telehealth is used for up to, but not more than, 50 percent of the minimum required face-to-face in-person contact.

 

(b) The person receiving targeted case management or the person's legal guardian has the right to choose and consent to the use of interactive video telehealth under this subdivision and has the right to refuse the use of interactive video telehealth at any time.

 

(c) The commissioner shall establish criteria that a targeted case management provider must attest to in order to demonstrate the safety or efficacy of delivering the service via interactive video telehealth.  The attestation may include that the case management provider has:

 

(1) written policies and procedures specific to interactive video services delivered by telehealth that are regularly reviewed and updated;

 

(2) policies and procedures that adequately address client safety before, during, and after the interactive video services are rendered by telehealth;

 

(3) established protocols addressing how and when to discontinue interactive video services delivered by telehealth; and

 

(4) established a quality assurance process related to interactive video services delivered by telehealth.

 

(d) As a condition of payment, the targeted case management provider must document the following for each occurrence of targeted case management provided by interactive video telehealth:

 

(1) the time the service began and the time the service ended, including an a.m. and p.m. designation;


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(2) the basis for determining that interactive video telehealth is an appropriate and effective means for delivering the service to the person receiving case management services;

 

(3) the mode of transmission of the interactive video services delivered by telehealth and records evidencing that a particular mode of transmission was utilized;

 

(4) the location of the originating site and the distant site; and

 

(5) compliance with the criteria attested to by the targeted case management provider as provided in paragraph (c).

 

(e) For purposes of this section, telehealth is defined in accordance with section 256B.0625, subdivision 3b.  The commissioner may limit the delivery of services by telehealth to audio and visual communications if the commissioner determines that face-to-face interaction is necessary to ensure that services are delivered appropriately and effectively.

 

Sec. 17.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256B.0924, subdivision 6, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 6.  Payment for targeted case management.  (a) Medical assistance and MinnesotaCare payment for targeted case management shall be made on a monthly basis.  In order to receive payment for an eligible adult, the provider must document at least one contact per month, either in person or by telehealth, and not more than two consecutive months without a face-to-face in-person contact with the adult or the adult's legal representative, family, primary caregiver, or other relevant persons identified as necessary to the development or implementation of the goals of the personal service plan.

 

(b) Payment for targeted case management provided by county staff under this subdivision shall be based on the monthly rate methodology under section 256B.094, subdivision 6, paragraph (b), calculated as one combined average rate together with adult mental health case management under section 256B.0625, subdivision 20, except for calendar year 2002.  In calendar year 2002, the rate for case management under this section shall be the same as the rate for adult mental health case management in effect as of December 31, 2001.  Billing and payment must identify the recipient's primary population group to allow tracking of revenues.

 

(c) Payment for targeted case management provided by county-contracted vendors shall be based on a monthly rate negotiated by the host county.  The negotiated rate must not exceed the rate charged by the vendor for the same service to other payers.  If the service is provided by a team of contracted vendors, the county may negotiate a team rate with a vendor who is a member of the team.  The team shall determine how to distribute the rate among its members.  No reimbursement received by contracted vendors shall be returned to the county, except to reimburse the county for advance funding provided by the county to the vendor.

 

(d) If the service is provided by a team that includes contracted vendors and county staff, the costs for county staff participation on the team shall be included in the rate for county-provided services.  In this case, the contracted vendor and the county may each receive separate payment for services provided by each entity in the same month.  In order to prevent duplication of services, the county must document, in the recipient's file, the need for team targeted case management and a description of the different roles of the team members.

 

(e) Notwithstanding section 256B.19, subdivision 1, the nonfederal share of costs for targeted case management shall be provided by the recipient's county of responsibility, as defined in sections 256G.01 to 256G.12, from sources other than federal funds or funds used to match other federal funds.

 

(f) The commissioner may suspend, reduce, or terminate reimbursement to a provider that does not meet the reporting or other requirements of this section.  The county of responsibility, as defined in sections 256G.01 to 256G.12, is responsible for any federal disallowances.  The county may share this responsibility with its contracted vendors.


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(g) The commissioner shall set aside five percent of the federal funds received under this section for use in reimbursing the state for costs of developing and implementing this section.

 

(h) Payments to counties for targeted case management expenditures under this section shall only be made from federal earnings from services provided under this section.  Payments to contracted vendors shall include both the federal earnings and the county share.

 

(i) Notwithstanding section 256B.041, county payments for the cost of case management services provided by county staff shall not be made to the commissioner of management and budget.  For the purposes of targeted case management services provided by county staff under this section, the centralized disbursement of payments to counties under section 256B.041 consists only of federal earnings from services provided under this section.

 

(j) If the recipient is a resident of a nursing facility, intermediate care facility, or hospital, and the recipient's institutional care is paid by medical assistance, payment for targeted case management services under this subdivision is limited to the lesser of:

 

(1) the last 180 days of the recipient's residency in that facility; or

 

(2) the limits and conditions which apply to federal Medicaid funding for this service.

 

(k) Payment for targeted case management services under this subdivision shall not duplicate payments made under other program authorities for the same purpose.

 

(l) Any growth in targeted case management services and cost increases under this section shall be the responsibility of the counties.

 

Sec. 18.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256B.094, subdivision 6, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 6.  Medical assistance reimbursement of case management services.  (a) Medical assistance reimbursement for services under this section shall be made on a monthly basis.  Payment is based on face-to-face or telephone contacts, either in person or through telehealth, between the case manager and the client, client's family, primary caregiver, legal representative, or other relevant person identified as necessary to the development or implementation of the goals of the individual service plan regarding the status of the client, the individual service plan, or the goals for the client.  These contacts must meet the minimum standards in clauses (1) and (2):

 

(1) there must be a face-to-face in-person contact at least once a month except as provided in clause (2); and

 

(2) for a client placed outside of the county of financial responsibility, or a client served by tribal social services placed outside the reservation, in an excluded time facility under section 256G.02, subdivision 6, or through the Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children, section 260.93, and the placement in either case is more than 60 miles beyond the county or reservation boundaries, there must be at least one contact per month and not more than two consecutive months without a face-to-face in-person contact.

 

(b) Except as provided under paragraph (c), the payment rate is established using time study data on activities of provider service staff and reports required under sections 245.482 and 256.01, subdivision 2, paragraph (p).

 

(c) Payments for tribes may be made according to section 256B.0625 or other relevant federally approved rate setting methodology for child welfare targeted case management provided by Indian health services and facilities operated by a tribe or tribal organization.


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(d) Payment for case management provided by county or tribal social services contracted vendors shall be based on a monthly rate negotiated by the host county or tribal social services.  The negotiated rate must not exceed the rate charged by the vendor for the same service to other payers.  If the service is provided by a team of contracted vendors, the county or tribal social services may negotiate a team rate with a vendor who is a member of the team.  The team shall determine how to distribute the rate among its members.  No reimbursement received by contracted vendors shall be returned to the county or tribal social services, except to reimburse the county or tribal social services for advance funding provided by the county or tribal social services to the vendor.

 

(e) If the service is provided by a team that includes contracted vendors and county or tribal social services staff, the costs for county or tribal social services staff participation in the team shall be included in the rate for county or tribal social services provided services.  In this case, the contracted vendor and the county or tribal social services may each receive separate payment for services provided by each entity in the same month.  To prevent duplication of services, each entity must document, in the recipient's file, the need for team case management and a description of the roles and services of the team members.

 

Separate payment rates may be established for different groups of providers to maximize reimbursement as determined by the commissioner.  The payment rate will be reviewed annually and revised periodically to be consistent with the most recent time study and other data.  Payment for services will be made upon submission of a valid claim and verification of proper documentation described in subdivision 7.  Federal administrative revenue earned through the time study, or under paragraph (c), shall be distributed according to earnings, to counties, reservations, or groups of counties or reservations which have the same payment rate under this subdivision, and to the group of counties or reservations which are not certified providers under section 256F.10.  The commissioner shall modify the requirements set out in Minnesota Rules, parts 9550.0300 to 9550.0370, as necessary to accomplish this."

 

Renumber the sections in sequence

 

Correct the title numbers accordingly

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Liebling from the Committee on Health Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1438, A bill for an act relating to health care; increasing medical assistance reimbursement rate for administration of COVID-19 vaccine.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

 

"Section 1.  INCREASE IN MEDICAL ASSISTANCE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR COVID-19 VACCINATION ADMINISTRATION.

 

(a) Notwithstanding Minnesota Statutes, section 256B.76, the medical assistance reimbursement rate for administering the COVID-19 vaccination is the Medicare rate for health care professionals who administer a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Food and Drug Administration, including through emergency use authorization, to a medical assistance enrollee in accordance with the professional's scope of practice.


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(b) This section expires on the last day of the first quarter that begins at least one year after the last day of the federal public health emergency described in section 1135(g)(1)(B) of the Social Security Act for COVID-19.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective April 1, 2021, or upon federal approval, whichever is later.

 

Sec. 2.  APPROPRIATION.

 

The commissioner of management and budget shall review all appropriations and transfers from the general fund in Laws 2020, chapters 66, 70, 71, 74, and 81, to determine whether those appropriations and transfers are eligible expenditures from the coronavirus relief federal fund.  The commissioner shall designate up to $500,000 of general fund appropriations and transfers in Laws 2020, chapters 66, 70, 71, 74, and 81, to be an eligible expenditure from the coronavirus relief federal fund.  The commissioner may designate a portion of an appropriation or transfer for cancellation.  All appropriations and transfers designated by the commissioner in an amount up to $500,000 are canceled to the general fund.  Up to $500,000 is appropriated from the coronavirus relief federal fund for the purposes of the original general fund appropriation.  Up to $500,000 in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of human services for payments for COVID-19 vaccine administration under section 1.

 

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

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Ecklund from the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1442, A bill for an act relating to the military; modifying the Minnesota Code of Military Justice; making changes to data provisions; modifying certain requirements and qualifications; making jurisdictional and appellate changes; providing punitive article updates; providing punishable offenses under the military code; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.43, by adding a subdivision; 192.67; 192A.02, subdivision 2; 192A.021; 192A.111; 192A.15, subdivisions 1, 2; 192A.155, subdivision 2; 192A.20; 192A.235, subdivision 3; 192A.343, subdivision 3; 192A.353, subdivision 2; 192A.371; 192A.384; 192A.56; 192A.612; 192A.62; 606.06; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13; 192A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 192A.385.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Schultz from the Committee on Human Services Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1484, A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; authorizing micro unit dwellings at sacred settlements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 327.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.

 

      The report was adopted.


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Hansen, R., from the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1489, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying rulemaking authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 84.027, subdivision 13a.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Schultz from the Committee on Human Services Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 1754, A bill for an act relating to human services; adding standards for customized living services providers; authorizing long-term care consultation services for a resident's spouse or legal partner; modifying definitions relating to nursing facility rates; expanding criteria for adequate nursing facility documentation; modifying payroll record requirements; expanding confidentiality of nursing facility financial statements; adding requirements for accrued expense reimbursements; changing scholarship per diems for nursing facility employees; repealing an adult foster care resident rule; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 245A.02, by adding a subdivision; 245A.03, subdivision 7; 245C.07; 256.975, subdivision 7; 256B.0911, subdivision 3c; 256B.439, by adding a subdivision; 256R.02, subdivisions 4, 17, 18, 19, 29, 42a, 48a, by adding a subdivision; 256R.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 256R.08, subdivision 1; 256R.09, subdivisions 2, 5; 256R.13, subdivision 4; 256R.16, subdivision 1; 256R.17, subdivision 3; 256R.26, subdivision 1; 256R.37; 256R.39; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 245A.03, subdivision 5; 256R.08, subdivision 2; 256R.49; 256S.20, subdivision 2; Minnesota Rules, part 9555.6255.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      H. F. Nos. 7, 109, 682, 696, 738, 820, 844, 863, 876, 994, 1019, 1140, 1269, 1292, 1489 and 1754 were read for the second time.

 

 

INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      The following House Files were introduced:

 

 

Berg; Keeler; Ecklund; Jordan; Greenman; Hanson, J., and Frederick introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1808, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying provisions for school counselors and requiring training on mental illness; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 121A.39; 122A.14, by adding a subdivision.

 

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


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Frederick introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1809, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending provisions relating to grants for local bridge replacement or rehabilitation projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 174.50, subdivisions 6d, 7.

 

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

 

 

Schultz introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1810, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions governing assisted living facilities; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 144.291, subdivision 2; 144G.07, subdivision 2; 144G.08, subdivisions 15, 38; 144G.20, subdivisions 1, 4, 12, 15; 144G.52, subdivisions 2, 8, 9; 144G.53; 144G.55, subdivision 1; 144G.56, subdivisions 3, 5; 144G.57, subdivisions 3, 5; 144G.91, subdivision 21; 144G.92, subdivision 1; 144G.93; 144G.95; 144G.9999, subdivision 2; 626.5572, subdivision 13; Laws 2020, Seventh Special Session chapter 1, article 6, section 12, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Pelowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1811, A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing a supplementary services rate for mental health facilities in Winona County and Steele County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256I.05, by adding subdivisions.

 

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

 

 

Becker-Finn introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1812, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain property owned by an Indian tribe; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Youakim introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1813, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a refundable construction exemption for public infrastructure at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

 

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

 

 

Bernardy introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1814, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the arterial bus rapid transit F Line; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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


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Klevorn introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1815, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying various election-related timelines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 201.091, subdivision 2; 203B.081, subdivision 3; 203B.121, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 204B.09, subdivision 3; 204B.45, subdivision 2; 204B.46; 207A.13, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Kotyza-Witthuhn introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1816, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; increasing the amount of the small business investment credit and repealing the sunset; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 116J.8737, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 116J.8737, subdivision 12; 290.0692, subdivision 6.

 

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

 

 

Frazier; Agbaje; Richardson; Hassan; Hollins; Gomez; Lee; Thompson; Her; Xiong, J., and Keeler introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1817, A bill for an act relating to corrections; appropriating money to provide reentry services including employment and economic development and education to individuals in and exiting criminal custody, and mentorship to boys in grades 6 to 12.

 

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

 

 

Rasmusson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1818, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying provisions for class 1c property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 273.13, subdivision 22.

 

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

 

 

Masin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1819, A bill for an act relating to local government; repealing the political subdivision compensation limit; making a conforming change; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 473.606, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 43A.17, subdivision 9.

 

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

 

 

Hansen, R., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1820, A bill for an act relating to drainage; requiring financing of certain drainage projects; prohibiting transfer of drainage system jurisdiction from water management authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 103E.635, subdivision 1; 103E.812, subdivision 1.

 

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


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Hansen, R., and Richardson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1821, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; conforming to federal rules allowing a charitable contribution deduction for taxpayers who do not elect to itemize deductions.

 

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

 

 

Wolgamott introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1822, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing certain temporary modifications to human services programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic as permanent changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 256B.0625, subdivisions 20, 20b; 256B.0911, subdivisions 1a, 3a, 3f, 4d; 256B.0924, subdivisions 4a, 6; 256B.094, subdivision 6; 256B.49, subdivision 14; 256I.05, subdivision 1c; 256J.09, subdivision 3; 256J.45, subdivision 1; 256S.05, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Sandstede and Lislegard introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1823, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional public safety center in the city of Hibbing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Boe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1824, A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money for river watch program.

 

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

 

 

Edelson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1825, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a task force to review and recommend improvements to human services background study disqualification statutes; requiring a report; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Edelson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1826, A bill for an act relating to child protection; modifying interview and notice requirements; requiring the commissioner of human services to develop certain protocols and training; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 260C.219, subdivision 1; 260E.17, subdivision 1; 260E.20, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; 260E.22, subdivision 2; 260E.24, subdivision 2.

 

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


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Kiel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1827, A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating a special permit for hauling soybean meal; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

 

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

 

 

Kiel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1828, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the Minnesota Athletic Trainers Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 148.7802, by adding a subdivision; 148.7806; 148.7807; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 148.7802, subdivisions 4, 5.

 

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

 

 

Kiel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1829, A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting discrimination against organ or bone marrow donors by certain insurers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 72A.20, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Petersburg introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1830, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for a local food promotion and education event.

 

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

 

 

McDonald introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1831, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying employee notice requirements; requiring a written warning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 181.032; 181.101.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.

 

 

McDonald introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1832, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain meals and drinks; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain capital equipment purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 297A.68, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions.

 

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


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McDonald introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1833, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying the minimum wage for certain employees receiving gratuities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 177.24, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 177.24, subdivision 2.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.

 

 

McDonald introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1834, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing an unlimited Social Security subtraction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 290.0132, subdivision 26.

 

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

 

 

Johnson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1835, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the membership of the Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 244.09, subdivisions 1, 2.

 

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

 

 

Morrison introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1836, A bill for an act relating to education finance; promoting digital well-being education and training for the health, mental well-being, and learning of all Minnesota students as it relates to the use of digital media; appropriating money for a Minnesota-based organization that collaborates with communities to promote digital well-being.

 

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

 

 

Elkins introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1837, A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring health plan companies to develop and implement a shared savings incentive program; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

 

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

 

 

Elkins introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1838, A bill for an act relating to housing; establishing a pilot program providing grants for housing infrastructure; appropriating money.

 

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


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Elkins introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1839, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying planning and zoning fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 462.358, subdivision 2b.

 

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

 

 

Elkins introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1840, A bill for an act relating to local government; limiting municipal planning and zoning controls; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 15.99, subdivisions 1, 2; 394.307, subdivision 9; 462.352, subdivision 5; 462.3593, subdivision 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 462.

 

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

 

 

Nelson, N., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1841, A bill for an act relating to higher education; specifying projects for which grant funds may be used; requiring a report; amending Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 1, section 4, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Nelson, N., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1842, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property taxes; real property transfers of conservation land; conservation easements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 84C.02; 272.01, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84C.

 

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

 

 

Carlson and Youakim introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1843, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the calculation for wind energy and solar energy production tax; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 272.

 

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

 

 

Davnie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1844, A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating the civil unrest immediate relief program; requiring reports; appropriating money.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.


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Munson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1845, A bill for an act relating to environment; appropriating money for flood study.

 

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

 

 

Munson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1846, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for flood warning gauge.

 

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

 

 

Munson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1847, A bill for an act relating to environment; appropriating money to study flood control and storm water management options for South Bend Township.

 

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

 

 

Miller introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1848, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for religious expression; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 363A.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

 

 

Bierman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1849, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for railway and highway safety improvements for pedestrian and bicycle trails in Dakota County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Bierman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1850, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing a temporary credit for the purchase and installation of solar energy systems.

 

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

 

 

Bierman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1851, A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying the definition of intractable pain; modifying the criteria for prescribing controlled substance for the treatment of intractable pain; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 152.125.

 

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


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Bierman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1852, A bill for an act relating to animals; prohibiting the knowing euthanasia of pet or companion animals with nonanesthetic gas at certain facilities; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 343.

 

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

 

 

Bierman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1853, A bill for an act relating to electric vehicles; requiring installation of electric vehicle charging stations in state parks; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Bierman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1854, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying policy provisions governing health care; exempting coverage mandates for managed care plans or county-based purchasing plans when the plan is providing coverage to enrollees under medical assistance or MinnesotaCare; clarifying duties and changing composition of the Health Services Advisory Council; removing sunset provision for Formulary Committee; providing the commissioner of human services certain authority to administer early and periodic screening, diagnosis, and treatment services; changing requirements for qualified professionals; adding two members to the opioid prescribing working group; changing distribution of annual prescribing reports relating to the opioid prescribing improvement program; making technical and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 62C.01, by adding a subdivision; 62D.01, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.02; 256B.0625, subdivisions 3c, 3d, 3e, 13c, 58; 256B.0638, subdivisions 3, 5, 6; 256B.0659, subdivision 13; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62A; 62J; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 9505.0275; 9505.1693; 9505.1696, subparts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22; 9505.1699; 9505.1701; 9505.1703; 9505.1706; 9505.1712; 9505.1715; 9505.1718; 9505.1724; 9505.1727; 9505.1730; 9505.1733; 9505.1736; 9505.1739; 9505.1742; 9505.1745; 9505.1748.

 

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

 

 

Heinrich introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1855, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; extending the five-year rule for the city of Ramsey.

 

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

 

 

Feist introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1856, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for school libraries and media centers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

 

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


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Berg, Ecklund and Keeler introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1857, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for 20th anniversary of September 11 terror attacks.

 

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

 

 

Berg and Koznick introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1858, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for a study along a portion of marked Interstate 35 between Lakeville and Burnsville and preliminary engineering for an interchange project in Lakeville.

 

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

 

 

Reyer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1859, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for railway and highway safety improvements for pedestrian and bicycle trails in Dakota County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Reyer and Agbaje introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1860, A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money for housing supports for persons with a mental illness.

 

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

 

 

Her introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1861, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing a phased-in minimum wage to help low-income workers meet basic needs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 177.24, subdivision 1.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.

 

 

Mekeland introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1862, A bill for an act relating to energy; prohibiting a local ban on new natural gas hookups in residential construction; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B.

 

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


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Long introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1863, A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting a major political party to file a petition to prevent improper designation by a candidate of the party's name on an official ballot; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 202A.11, subdivision 2; 204B.44.

 

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

 

 

Robbins introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1864, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying individual income tax and corporate franchise tax refunds; requiring refunds to include interest calculated on payments of estimated tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 289A.50, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Huot introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1865, A bill for an act relating to civil law; removing the in-person appearance requirement for applications for a marriage license; removing a sunset for the harmless error statute; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 517.08, subdivision 1b; 524.2-503.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

 

 

Mueller introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1866, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for farm advocate services.

 

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

 

 

Kresha introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1867, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the C.A. Weyerhaeuser Museum in Morrison County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1868, A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for an ammonia production pilot demonstration project.

 

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


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Becker-Finn introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1869, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying various provisions governing or administered by the secretary of state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 5.02; 5.08, subdivision 2; 5B.02; 5B.05; 5B.10, subdivision 1; 13.045, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4a; 336.9-510; 336.9-516; 336A.09, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 336; 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 5.23, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Hassan, Gomez and Xiong, J., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1870, A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money for Open Access Connections voice mail services.

 

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

 

 

Hassan; Gomez; Xiong, J.; Richardson; Frazier; Hollins; Becker-Finn and Her introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1871, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to the Native American Community Clinic in the city of Minneapolis.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.

 

 

Hassan and Gomez introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1872, A bill for an act relating to environment; limiting amount of bond required by plaintiffs upon certain court findings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 116B.07; 116D.04, subdivision 10.

 

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

 

 

Grossell introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1873, A bill for an act relating to public safety; directing Sentencing Guidelines Commission to modify the sex offender grid.

 

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

 

 

Acomb, Jordan and Hassan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1874, A bill for an act relating to parks and trails; appropriating money for regional parks and trails.

 

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


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Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1875, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; amending an appropriation for flood hazard mitigation for the Toelle Coulee in Traverse County; amending Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 7, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Pryor introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1876, A bill for an act relating to early childhood programs; modifying the quality rating and improvement system; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 124D.142.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Early Childhood Finance and Policy.

 

 

Hansen, R.; Ecklund; Keeler and Sundin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1877, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying use of critical habitat private sector matching account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 84.943, subdivisions 3, 5, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Petersburg introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1878, A bill for an act relating to transportation; imposing a tax on electric fuel distributed by a utility through an electric vehicle charging station at a public or private parking space; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 296A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168.013, subdivision 1m.

 

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

 

 

Lippert introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1879, A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for reuse and redevelopment of qualified facilities; appropriating money to retire bonds to facilitate solar project at closed landfill; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 115B.40, subdivision 1; 115B.412, subdivision 9.

 

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

 

 

Grossell introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1880, A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a forgivable loan program for remote recreational businesses; requiring a report; appropriating money.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.


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Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1881, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater collection and other infrastructure improvements in Zumbro Falls; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Rasmusson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1882, A bill for an act relating to local government aid; providing a temporary increase in payment to the city of Fergus Falls; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 477A.013, subdivision 13.

 

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

 

 

Morrison introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1883, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring schools to maintain a supply of opiate antagonists; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

 

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

 

 

Torkelson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1884, A bill for an act relating to redistricting; establishing redistricting principles for legislative and congressional districts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 2.

 

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

 

 

Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1885, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; transferring money for the broadband grant program.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.

 

 

Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1886, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; increasing the maximum reimbursement allowed from the agricultural chemical response and reimbursement account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 18E.04, subdivision 4.

 

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


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Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1887, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing landowner requests for review of public water inventory errors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 103G.201.

 

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

 

 

Huot introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1888, A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing unlicensed individuals to perform certain functions related to mortuary science; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 149A.01, subdivision 3; 149A.20, subdivision 1; 149A.90, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Xiong, J.; Hassan; Gomez; Thompson and Hollins introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1889, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for grants for job training and workforce development for underserved communities in Ramsey County.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.

 

 

Xiong, J.; Thompson; Hassan; Gomez and Hollins introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1890, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money to the Lower Phalen Creek Project for a cultural interpretive center.

 

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

 

 

Sandell introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1891, A bill for an act relating to lobbying; prohibiting certain public officials from lobbying for seven years after leaving office; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

 

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

 

 

Thompson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1892, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying state procurement provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 16C.06, by adding a subdivision.

 

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


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Sandstede introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1893, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for construction materials for school buildings in Hibbing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 297A.71, subdivision 52.

 

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

 

 

Sandstede introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1894, A bill for an act relating to transportation; directing inclusion of a project on U.S. Highway 169 in Department of Transportation's ten-year capital highway investment plan; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Sandstede introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1895, A bill for an act relating to higher education; increasing funding to the Natural Resources Research Institute at the University of Minnesota; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Morrison introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1896, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; increasing watercraft surcharge; creating invasive species research account and dedicating receipts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 84D.15; 86B.415, subdivision 7.

 

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

 

 

Greenman and Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1897, A bill for an act relating to employment; clarifying definitions of employee and independent contractor; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.

 

 

Sundin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1898, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; making various changes to agriculture-related provisions; modifying programs; classifying data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.643, by adding a subdivision; 17.1017, subdivisions 5, 6; 41A.16, subdivision 5; 41A.17, subdivision 4.

 

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


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Lee introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1899, A bill for an act relating to electric buses; requiring the purchase of electric buses by the Metropolitan Council; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Bahr introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1900, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a distribution of the state general levy to certain municipalities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 275.025, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Olson, L., and Gomez introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1901, A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money to One Roof Housing to build two dormitory-style buildings to house individuals experiencing homelessness; requiring a report.

 

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

 

 

Boldon and Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1902, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying provisions related to voter registration; absentee voting; establishing a system of early voting; eliminating a restriction on the number of voters an individual may assist on election day; requiring voting instructions, sample ballots, and election judges to be multilingual in certain situations; modifying standards governing access to Help America Vote Act funds; regulating intimidation, deceptive practices, and interference with voter registration and voting; campaign finance; regulating small donor political committees and funds; establishing a small donor state match program; establishing a Democracy Dollar coupon program; exempting certain candidate expenditures from aggregate expenditure limits; repealing the political contribution refund program; repealing the campaign public subsidy program; providing principles and procedures related to redistricting of congressional and legislative districts; providing penalties; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 5.30, subdivision 2; 8.31, subdivision 1; 10A.01, subdivisions 11, 16a, by adding subdivisions; 10A.02, subdivision 13; 10A.15, subdivision 1; 10A.20, subdivision 3; 10A.25, by adding subdivisions; 10A.257, subdivision 1; 10A.31, subdivision 4; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 10A.323; 10A.34, subdivision 4; 13.607, by adding a subdivision; 135A.17, subdivision 2; 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.022, subdivision 1; 201.054, subdivisions 1, 2; 201.061, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; 201.071, subdivision 1; 201.091, subdivision 4; 201.161; 201.162; 203B.001; 203B.01, by adding a subdivision; 203B.03, subdivision 1; 203B.04, subdivision 5; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.06, subdivisions 1, 3; 203B.07, subdivision 3; 203B.08, subdivisions 1, 3; 203B.12, subdivision 7; 203B.121, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 204B.28, subdivision 2; 204C.10; 204C.15, subdivision 1; 206.82, subdivision 1; 206.83; 211B.04, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 211B.32, subdivision 1; 289A.37, subdivision 2; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivision 6; 609.165, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 2; 10A; 201; 203B; 204B; 211B; 243; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 10A.31, subdivisions 5, 5a, 6, 6a, 7, 7a, 7b, 10, 11; 10A.315; 10A.321; 10A.322, subdivision 4; 10A.324, subdivisions 1, 3; 13.4967, subdivision 2; 203B.081, subdivision 3; 290.06, subdivision 23.

 

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


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Hertaus introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1903, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; providing special rules for the city of Wayzata.

 

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

 

 

Boldon introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1904, A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying drug formulary and prior authorization provisions for certain drugs; modifying preferred drug list requirements; requiring report to reorganize Formulary Committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256B.0625, subdivisions 13d, 13f, 13g.

 

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

 

 

Christensen and Lillie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1905, A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money for grants to public television.

 

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

 

 

Sandell and Bennett introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1906, A resolution calling for an end to the cold genocide and forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners in China.

 

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

 

 

Davids introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1907, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing certain business entities the option to file as C corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 289A.08, by adding a subdivision; 290.0132, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Lillie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1908, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying certain bicycle traffic regulations, powers, and duties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 160.02, subdivision 1a; 169.011, subdivisions 5, 9, by adding a subdivision; 169.18, subdivision 3; 169.222, subdivisions 1, 4.

 

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


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Davids introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1909, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a pass-through entity to file and pay a pass-through entity income tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 289A.08, by adding a subdivision; 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.06, subdivision 2c; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.92, subdivisions 4b, 4c.

 

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

 

 

Davids introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1910, A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; providing for apportionment of corporate net operating losses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 290.095, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Lillie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1911, A bill for an act relating to legacy; amending accountability rules to require funding recipients to assess diversity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 85.53, subdivision 2; 97A.056, subdivision 11; 114D.50, subdivision 4; 129D.17, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Hansen, R., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1912, A bill for an act relating to forestry; modifying application requirements for sustainable forest incentive program; extending provisions for sustainable forest resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 89A.11; 290C.04.

 

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

 

 

Elkins introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1913, A bill for an act relating to insurance; establishing an Insurance Data Security Law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 60A.98; 60A.981; 60A.982.

 

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

 

 

Youakim introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1914, A bill for an act relating to local government aid; providing grants to counties for relief to local businesses; appropriating money.

 

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


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Rasmusson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1915, A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying allowance of reinsurance credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 60A.092, subdivision 10a, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Theis introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1916, A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money to rehabilitate housing outside of the seven-county metropolitan area.

 

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

 

 

Morrison introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1917, A bill for an act relating to health; protecting the physician-patient relationship by prohibiting noncompete agreements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

 

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

 

 

Reyer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1918, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of human services to establish an advisory committee to develop recommendations for a dental home pilot project; requiring a report to the legislature.

 

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

 

 

Gomez introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1919, A bill for an act relating to public safety; making Minnesota a sanctuary state for immigration enforcement purposes; restricting state and local officials from cooperating with federal immigration enforcement efforts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 629.

 

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

 

 

Jordan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1920, A bill for an act relating to legacy; ensuring that priority for using clean water fund money is implementing restoration and protection projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 114D.20, subdivisions 5, 6, 7; 114D.26, subdivision 3; 114D.50, subdivision 4.

 

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


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Gomez, Agbaje, Davnie, Hassan, Lee, Noor, Jordan, Greenman, Long, Hornstein and Xiong, J., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1921, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; property tax relief for properties damaged by fire or vandalism.

 

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

 

 

Munson, Bahr, Mortensen and Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1922, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; requiring the commissioner of revenue to distribute income tax refunds; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Hollins introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1923, A bill for an act relating to employment; expanding the ban the box law to include boards, commissions, and other similar entities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 364.021.

 

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

 

 

Hollins introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1924, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a Council on LGBTQI Minnesotans; limiting criminal defenses and authorization for the use of force relating to a victim's sexual orientation or identity; prohibiting conversion therapy with children or vulnerable adults; prohibiting medical assistance coverage for conversion therapy; prohibiting the misrepresentation of conversion therapy services or products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision; 257.56; 325F.69, by adding a subdivision; 609.06, by adding a subdivision; 609.075; 609.20; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 15; 214.

 

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

 

 

Hollins introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1925, A bill for an act relating to family economic security; providing a phased-in minimum wage increase; enabling low-income workers to meet basic needs; increasing the working family credit; providing increased child care assistance to all low-income workers and increasing reimbursement rates; increasing MFIP grants; providing funding by closing a tax loophole for high-income individuals with income exempt from Social Security taxes; forecasting the basic sliding fee child care assistance program; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 119B.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 119B.03, subdivisions 3, 9, 10; 119B.035, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 119B.05, subdivision 5; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.09, subdivision 7; 119B.10; 119B.11, subdivision 1; 119B.12, subdivision 2; 119B.13, subdivision 1; 119B.15; 119B.24; 177.24, subdivision 1; 256J.24, subdivision 5; 290.0671, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 119B.011, subdivisions 20, 20a; 119B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 6b, 8; 119B.05, subdivision 1; 119B.09, subdivisions 3, 4a; 119B.11, subdivision 4; 290.0671, subdivision 7.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.


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Hollins introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1926, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for asset preservation at the Como Zoo; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Lucero introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1927, A bill for an act relating to human rights; adding political affiliation to the human rights act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 363A.02, subdivision 1; 363A.03, by adding a subdivision; 363A.04; 363A.06, subdivision 1; 363A.07, subdivision 2; 363A.08, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 363A.09, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 363A.11, subdivision 1; 363A.12, subdivision 1; 363A.13; 363A.15; 363A.16, subdivision 1; 363A.17.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

 

 

Lucero introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1928, A bill for an act relating to health; limiting use of funds for state-sponsored health programs for funding abortions.

 

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

 

 

Bahner and Fischer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1929, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the type of services eligible for children's mental health grants; appropriating money for first psychotic episode and first mood disorder grant programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 245.4889, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Bahner introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1930, A bill for an act relating to early childhood programs; appropriating money for a home-visiting program for pregnant women and families.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Early Childhood Finance and Policy.

 

 

Theis introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1931, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Grocers Association Foundation for the Carts to Careers initiative.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.


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Youakim introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1932, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying classification provisions for certain land enrolled in the Sustainable Forest Incentive Act; providing provisions related to the violation of conditions of enrollment in the Sustainable Forest Incentive Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 273.13, subdivision 23.

 

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

 

 

Drazkowski and Mortensen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1933, A bill for an act relating to licensing; waiving fees and penalties for food and beverage service establishments and for liquor licensees operating restaurants; requiring refunds of certain penalties.

 

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

 

 

Heintzeman; Johnson; Urdahl; Nelson, N.; Lueck; Backer and Theis introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1934, A bill for an act relating to health; limiting use of funds for state-sponsored health programs for funding abortions.

 

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

 

 

Albright introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1935, A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the commissioners of health and human services to make a recommendation to the legislature on the appropriate agency to manage compulsive gambling programming and funding; requiring a report.

 

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

 

 

Albright introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1936, A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring health plan companies to establish an appeal process for providers to access if the provider's contract is terminated for cause; prohibiting a health plan company from terminating a provider's contract without cause; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 62Q.733, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 62Q.56, subdivision 1a.

 

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

 

 

Marquart introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1937, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; clarifying treatment of section 179 expensing conformity.

 

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


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Wazlawik introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1938, A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money for Minnesota Historical Society.

 

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

 

 

Mariani introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1939, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring indexing of increased basic education revenue to English learner revenue; providing for an English learner parent and community advisory council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 124D.65, subdivision 5.

 

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

 

 

Miller introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1940, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a farm-to-school program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

 

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

 

 

Kiel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1941, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to construct a bridge over the Red River in East Grand Forks; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Pinto introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1942, A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing access to certain birth records by an entity administering a children's savings program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 144.225, subdivision 2.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Early Childhood Finance and Policy.

 

 

Pinto introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1943, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child welfare and maltreatment provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 260.761, subdivision 2; 260C.007, subdivision 14; 260E.01; 260E.02, subdivision 1; 260E.03, subdivision 22, by adding subdivisions; 260E.14, subdivisions 2, 5; 260E.17, subdivision 1; 260E.18; 260E.20, subdivision 2; 260E.24, subdivisions 2, 7; 260E.33, subdivision 1; 260E.35, subdivision 6.

 

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


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Murphy and Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1944, A bill for an act relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for regional library systems.

 

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

 

 

Murphy and Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1945, A bill for an act relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for regional library systems.

 

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

 

 

Neu Brindley introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1946, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing homelessness program outcomes; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256K.

 

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

 

 

Olson, L., and Schultz introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1947, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying enacting language of Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center; amending Laws 1963, chapter 305, sections 2, as amended; 3, as amended; 4, as amended; 5, as amended; 8, as amended; 9, as amended; 10, as amended.

 

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

 

 

Olson, L., and Schultz introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1948, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Authority.

 

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

 

 

Olson, L., and Schultz introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1949, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for repayment of certain bond payments.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.

 

 

Reyer and Rasmusson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1950, A bill for an act relating to life insurance; modifying the Standard Nonforfeiture Law for Individual Deferred Annuities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 61A.245, subdivision 4.

 

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


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Reyer and Richardson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1951, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for preliminary engineering for a segment of marked U.S. Highway 3 in Dakota County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Nelson, M., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1952, A bill for an act relating to state government; changing a provision for the Legislative Reference Library; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 3.302, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Schultz introduced:

 

H. F. No. 1953, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions governing housing with services establishments and assisted living facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 144D.01, subdivision 4; 144D.065; 144G.08, subdivision 7, as amended; Laws 2019, chapter 60, article 1, section 48.

 

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

 

 

MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

 

 

      The following message was received from the Senate:

 

 

Madam Speaker:

 

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

 

      S. F. No. 1091.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

FIRST READING OF SENATE BILLS

 

 

S. F. No. 1091, A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting the city of Lake City to establish a port authority commission; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.

 

The bill was read for the first time. 

 

Haley moved that S. F. No. 1091 and H. F. No. 738, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison.  The motion prevailed.


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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

      Carlson moved that the name of Hollins be added as an author on H. F. No. 39.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moller moved that the name of Hornstein be added as an author on H. F. No. 75.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hansen, R., moved that the names of Franke, Klevorn and Lippert be added as authors on H. F. No. 91.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Noor moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 109.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hertaus moved that the names of Boe and Long be added as authors on H. F. No. 121.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Demuth moved that the name of Igo be added as an author on H. F. No. 131.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Jurgens moved that the name of Long be added as an author on H. F. No. 149.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wolgamott moved that the names of Haley and Agbaje be added as authors on H. F. No. 156.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Haley moved that the name of Kiel be added as an author on H. F. No. 175.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hassan moved that the name of Liebling be added as an author on H. F. No. 217.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Morrison moved that the names of Hollins and Kotyza-Witthuhn be added as authors on H. F. No. 259.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Edelson moved that the name of Becker-Finn be added as an author on H. F. No. 289.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Frazier moved that the names of Feist, Hornstein and Long be added as authors on H. F. No. 306.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Becker-Finn moved that the names of Novotny; Olson, L.; Hanson, J., and Berg be added as authors on H. F. No. 310.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lee moved that the names of Acomb and Bierman be added as authors on H. F. No. 313.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Heintzeman moved that the name of Igo be added as an author on H. F. No. 320.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Becker-Finn moved that the names of Feist, Hornstein, Long and Gomez be added as authors on H. F. No. 336.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Jordan moved that the name of Feist be added as an author on H. F. No. 358.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hertaus moved that the name of Heinrich be added as an author on H. F. No. 360.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gruenhagen moved that his name be stricken as an author on H. F. No. 363.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Her moved that the name of Frazier be added as an author on H. F. No. 398.  The motion prevailed.


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              Her moved that the name of Frazier be added as an author on H. F. No. 399.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Her moved that the name of Frazier be added as an author on H. F. No. 400.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hansen, R., moved that the name of Christensen be added as an author on H. F. No. 401.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Stephenson moved that the name of Her be added as an author on H. F. No. 409.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Olson, L., moved that the name of Ecklund be added as an author on H. F. No. 411.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Olson, L., moved that the name of Ecklund be added as an author on H. F. No. 412.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Olson, L., moved that the name of Ecklund be added as an author on H. F. No. 413.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Olson, L., moved that the name of Ecklund be added as an author on H. F. No. 414.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Edelson moved that the name of Gomez be added as an author on H. F. No. 417.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Munson moved that the names of Mortensen and Bahr be added as authors on H. F. No. 433.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Acomb moved that the name of Albright be added as an author on H. F. No. 446.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Richardson moved that the names of Frazier, Long and Hassan be added as authors on H. F. No. 450.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lucero moved that the name of Mariani be added as an author on H. F. No. 464.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moller moved that the name of Mariani be added as an author on H. F. No. 469.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Marquart moved that the names of Wazlawik and Fischer be added as authors on H. F. No. 501.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Morrison moved that the name of Huot be added as an author on H. F. No. 521.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Jordan moved that the names of Liebling and Feist be added as authors on H. F. No. 550.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Mekeland moved that the names of Sundin, Robbins, Daniels, Boe, Erickson and Backer be added as authors on H. F. No. 568.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Her moved that the name of Fischer be added as an author on H. F. No. 601.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Noor moved that the names of Long and Mariani be added as authors on H. F. No. 611.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pinto moved that the names of Feist, Hornstein and Long be added as authors on H. F. No. 614.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Urdahl moved that the name of Burkel be added as an author on H. F. No. 619.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Reyer moved that the names of Mariani and Theis be added as authors on H. F. No. 626.  The motion prevailed.


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              Raleigh moved that the names of Poston, Akland and Reyer be added as authors on H. F. No. 641.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Acomb moved that the name of Ecklund be added as an author on H. F. No. 653.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Richardson moved that the name of Her be added as an author on H. F. No. 660.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Klevorn moved that the name of Miller be added as an author on H. F. No. 661.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lippert moved that the name of Her be added as an author on H. F. No. 663.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pinto moved that the names of Elkins, Christensen, Hausman, Keeler and Carlson be added as authors on H. F. No. 694.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lee moved that the names of Her and Hassan be added as authors on H. F. No. 704.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Sandell moved that the name of Kresha be added as an author on H. F. No. 709.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Sandell moved that the name of Baker be added as an author on H. F. No. 710.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Youakim moved that the name of Ecklund be added as an author on H. F. No. 724.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Petersburg moved that the name of Heinrich be added as an author on H. F. No. 758.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wolgamott moved that the names of Stephenson and Feist be added as authors on H. F. No. 800.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Morrison moved that the names of Hornstein, Long, Boldon, Berg and Her be added as authors on H. F. No. 801.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Morrison moved that the name of Gomez be added as an author on H. F. No. 802.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lee moved that the names of Hassan and Vang be added as authors on H. F. No. 825.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Her moved that the names of Kiel and Demuth be added as authors on H. F. No. 834.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Her moved that the name of Frazier be added as an author on H. F. No. 835.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Morrison moved that the name of Wazlawik be added as an author on H. F. No. 840.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Stephenson moved that the names of Hollins and Feist be added as authors on H. F. No. 844.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kotyza-Witthuhn moved that the names of Franke and Baker be added as authors on H. F. No. 860.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gomez moved that the names of Feist and Hornstein be added as authors on H. F. No. 905.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Sandstede moved that the name of Bliss be added as an author on H. F. No. 917.  The motion prevailed.


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              Baker moved that the name of Haley be added as an author on H. F. No. 921.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Robbins moved that the name of Munson be added as an author on H. F. No. 937.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lee moved that the names of Hassan and Pryor be added as authors on H. F. No. 938.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Youakim moved that the name of Baker be added as an author on H. F. No. 945.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pinto moved that the name of Gomez be added as an author on H. F. No. 947.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Richardson moved that the name of Hassan be added as an author on H. F. No. 951.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Richardson moved that the name of Hassan be added as an author on H. F. No. 952.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Edelson moved that the name of Christensen be added as an author on H. F. No. 965.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Edelson moved that the name of Baker be added as an author on H. F. No. 967.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Schultz moved that the name of Freiberg be added as an author on H. F. No. 995.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Schultz moved that the name of Olson, L., be added as an author on H. F. No. 998.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Marquart moved that the name of Kiel be added as an author on H. F. No. 1014.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Marquart moved that the names of Haley and Dettmer be added as authors on H. F. No. 1015.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Marquart moved that the name of Carlson be added as an author on H. F. No. 1019.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pinto moved that the name of Her be added as an author on H. F. No. 1024.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Erickson moved that the name of Xiong, T., be added as chief author on H. F. No. 1029.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Noor moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 1034.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Murphy moved that the name of Ecklund be added as an author on H. F. No. 1039.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Keeler moved that the names of Her and Long be added as authors on H. F. No. 1041.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Keeler moved that the names of Fischer, Davnie, Poston and Raleigh be added as authors on H. F. No. 1042.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nash moved that the names of Heinrich and Torkelson be added as authors on H. F. No. 1050.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Greenman moved that the name of Olson, L., be added as an author on H. F. No. 1054.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Richardson moved that the name of Hassan be added as an author on H. F. No. 1080.  The motion prevailed.


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              O'Neill moved that the name of Johnson be added as an author on H. F. No. 1098.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hanson, J., moved that the names of Franke and Moller be added as authors on H. F. No. 1102.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hollins moved that the name of Pinto be added as an author on H. F. No. 1121.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Edelson moved that the name of Wazlawik be added as an author on H. F. No. 1124.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pryor moved that the names of Her, Feist and Davids be added as authors on H. F. No. 1125.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Agbaje moved that the name of Bierman be added as an author on H. F. No. 1151.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Long moved that the name of Hertaus be added as an author on H. F. No. 1152.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Acomb moved that the name of Bierman be added as an author on H. F. No. 1159.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wazlawik moved that the names of Boldon and Jordan be added as authors on H. F. No. 1166.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lippert moved that the name of Xiong, J., be added as an author on H. F. No. 1175.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Stephenson moved that the name of Bierman be added as an author on H. F. No. 1183.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Olson, L., moved that the names of Her, Keeler and Poston be added as authors on H. F. No. 1192.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gomez moved that the names of Hornstein and Bahr be added as authors on H. F. No. 1196.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lippert moved that the names of Stephenson and Robbins be added as authors on H. F. No. 1201.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Murphy moved that the name of Ecklund be added as an author on H. F. No. 1208.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Sandell moved that the name of Xiong, T., be added as an author on H. F. No. 1230.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Christensen moved that the names of Baker and Rasmusson be added as authors on H. F. No. 1233.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lucero moved that the name of Drazkowski be added as an author on H. F. No. 1244.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lucero moved that the names of Gruenhagen and Drazkowski be added as authors on H. F. No. 1245.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hansen, R., moved that the name of Acomb be added as an author on H. F. No. 1255.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Murphy moved that the names of Ecklund, Urdahl and Anderson be added as authors on H. F. No. 1264.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Richardson moved that the name of Hassan be added as an author on H. F. No. 1268.  The motion prevailed.


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              Boldon moved that the names of Her, Long and Mariani be added as authors on H. F. No. 1278.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Boldon moved that the name of Lislegard be added as an author on H. F. No. 1279.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Koegel moved that the name of Anderson be added as an author on H. F. No. 1281.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hollins moved that the names of Keeler and Albright be added as authors on H. F. No. 1287.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Mueller moved that the name of Johnson be added as an author on H. F. No. 1309.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hansen, R., moved that the names of Schultz, Hornstein, Davids, Huot, Reyer and Masin be added as authors on H. F. No. 1318.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Demuth moved that the name of Igo be added as an author on H. F. No. 1326.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Keeler moved that the name of Kiel be added as an author on H. F. No. 1331.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Baker moved that the name of Kiel be added as an author on H. F. No. 1336.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Boldon moved that the name of Olson, L., be added as an author on H. F. No. 1350.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gomez moved that the name of Jordan be added as an author on H. F. No. 1355.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Freiberg moved that the name of Lee be added as an author on H. F. No. 1358.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kotyza-Witthuhn moved that the name of Youakim be added as an author on H. F. No. 1384.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Becker-Finn moved that the names of Daniels and Moller be added as authors on H. F. No. 1408.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Morrison moved that the name of Hollins be added as an author on H. F. No. 1412.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Edelson moved that the names of Albright and Munson be added as authors on H. F. No. 1413.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Mariani moved that the names of Urdahl, Theis, Becker-Finn, Lee and Wolgamott be added as authors on H. F. No. 1422.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Vang moved that the names of Mortensen, Hollins and Munson be added as authors on H. F. No. 1430.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Frederick moved that the names of Hamilton, Moller, Kiel and Robbins be added as authors on H. F. No. 1431.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Frederick moved that the names of Albright, Kresha, Kiel and Moller be added as authors on H. F. No. 1434.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Daniels moved that the name of Baker be added as an author on H. F. No. 1449.  The motion prevailed.


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              Bennett moved that the names of Daniels, Drazkowski, Burkel, Boe, Baker and Erickson be added as authors on H. F. No. 1457.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pryor moved that the name of Boldon be added as an author on H. F. No. 1467.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Urdahl moved that the names of Scott, Boe and Poston be added as authors on H. F. No. 1471.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Keeler moved that the name of Moller be added as an author on H. F. No. 1484.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Fischer moved that the name of Franke be added as an author on H. F. No. 1495.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Edelson moved that the names of Albright, Schomacker and Robbins be added as authors on H. F. No. 1512.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Erickson moved that the names of Munson and Bahr be added as authors on H. F. No. 1528.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lee moved that the names of Boldon and Pryor be added as authors on H. F. No. 1531.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Neu Brindley moved that the names of Johnson and Dettmer be added as authors on H. F. No. 1569.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Mekeland moved that the name of Erickson be added as an author on H. F. No. 1572.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lislegard moved that the name of Lueck be added as an author on H. F. No. 1578.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Scott moved that the name of Mekeland be added as an author on H. F. No. 1582.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Richardson moved that the names of Jurgens and Bierman be added as authors on H. F. No. 1589.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Ecklund moved that the name of Lislegard be added as an author on H. F. No. 1596.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Neu Brindley moved that the names of Johnson and Dettmer be added as authors on H. F. No. 1607.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Neu Brindley moved that the names of Johnson and Dettmer be added as authors on H. F. No. 1608.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Liebling moved that the names of Vang and Freiberg be added as authors on H. F. No. 1609.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Poston moved that the names of Mekeland and Dettmer be added as authors on H. F. No. 1643.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hollins moved that the name of Freiberg be added as an author on H. F. No. 1648.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moller moved that the names of Her, Elkins, Long, Agbaje, Christensen, Davnie, Pryor and Carlson be added as authors on H. F. No. 1654.  The motion prevailed.


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              Huot moved that the name of Sandstede be added as an author on H. F. No. 1675.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Sandell moved that the name of Xiong, T., be added as an author on H. F. No. 1676.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nelson, M., moved that the name of Kresha be added as an author on H. F. No. 1685.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Anderson moved that the name of Poston be added as an author on H. F. No. 1688.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Johnson moved that the name of Poston be added as an author on H. F. No. 1690.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hornstein moved that the name of Long be added as an author on H. F. No. 1691.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Baker moved that the name of Lucero be added as an author on H. F. No. 1695.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nash moved that the name of Lucero be added as an author on H. F. No. 1698.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hassan moved that the name of Youakim be added as an author on H. F. No. 1703.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gruenhagen moved that the name of Robbins be added as an author on H. F. No. 1705.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wolgamott moved that the name of Pryor be added as an author on H. F. No. 1708.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wolgamott moved that the names of Keeler and Feist be added as authors on H. F. No. 1709.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wolgamott moved that the names of Youakim and Keeler be added as authors on H. F. No. 1710.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Keeler moved that the names of Agbaje and Reyer be added as authors on H. F. No. 1711.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Keeler moved that the names of Poston and Moller be added as authors on H. F. No. 1712.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Xiong, J., moved that the name of Vang be added as an author on H. F. No. 1723.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Xiong, J., moved that the name of Johnson be added as an author on H. F. No. 1724.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Xiong, J., moved that the name of Vang be added as an author on H. F. No. 1725.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Jordan moved that the names of Acomb and Long be added as authors on H. F. No. 1729.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Huot moved that the name of Youakim be added as an author on H. F. No. 1730.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Youakim moved that the name of Vang be added as an author on H. F. No. 1735.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Neu Brindley moved that the name of Lucero be added as an author on H. F. No. 1738.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Robbins moved that the name of Lucero be added as an author on H. F. No. 1739.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Boldon moved that the names of Olson, L.; Davnie and Long be added as authors on H. F. No. 1747.  The motion prevailed.


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              Huot moved that the names of Feist and Long be added as authors on H. F. No. 1753.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Klevorn moved that the names of Stephenson and O'Driscoll be added as authors on H. F. No. 1768.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Frazier moved that the name of Becker-Finn be added as an author on H. F. No. 1770.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Frazier moved that the name of Reyer be added as an author on H. F. No. 1774.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Richardson moved that the name of Youakim be added as an author on H. F. No. 1780.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Keeler moved that the name of Urdahl be added as an author on H. F. No. 1781.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Gomez moved that the name of Fischer be added as an author on H. F. No. 1791.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Sandell moved that the name of Xiong, T., be added as an author on H. F. No. 1797.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lippert moved that the name of Schomacker be added as an author on H. F. No. 1807.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Olson, L., moved that H. F. No. 7, now on the General Register, be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lucero moved that H. F. No. 231 be recalled from the Committee on Capital Investment and be re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Masin moved that H. F. No. 343 be recalled from the Committee on Health Finance and Policy and be re‑referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Elections.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Agbaje moved that H. F. No. 1151 be recalled from the Committee on Human Services Finance and Policy and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lucero moved that H. F. No. 1243 be recalled from the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration and be re-referred to the Committee on Health Finance and Policy.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Sandstede moved that H. F. No. 1505 be recalled from the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy and be re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Sandstede moved that H. F. No. 1506 be recalled from the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy and be re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Richardson moved that H. F. No. 1589 be recalled from the Committee on Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy and be re-referred to the Committee on Commerce Finance and Policy.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moller moved that H. F. No. 1653 be recalled from the Committee on Human Services Finance and Policy and be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Morrison moved that H. F. No. 1793 be recalled from the Committee on Human Services Finance and Policy and be re-referred to the Committee on Health Finance and Policy.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Liebling moved that H. F. No. 1796 be recalled from the Committee on Human Services Finance and Policy and be re-referred to the Committee on Health Finance and Policy.  The motion prevailed.


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ADJOURNMENT

 

      Winkler moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 3:30 p.m., Monday, March 8, 2021.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Winkler moved that the House adjourn.  The motion prevailed, and the Speaker declared the House stands adjourned until 3:30 p.m., Monday, March 8, 2021.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives