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STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

NINETY-SECOND SESSION - 2021

 

_____________________

 

THIRTY-FIRST DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Thursday, March 25, 2021

 

 

      The House of Representatives convened at 3:30 p.m. and was called to order by Dan Wolgamott, Speaker pro tempore.

 

      Prayer was offered by the Reverend Richard D. Buller, Valley Community Presbyterian Church, Golden Valley, Minnesota.

 

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

 

      The Speaker assumed the Chair.

 

      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

Franson

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Garofalo

Gomez

Green

Greenman

Grossell

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

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.

 

      Franke and Kresha were excused.

 

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


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PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS

 

 

      The following communications were received:

 

 

STATE OF MINNESOTA

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

SAINT PAUL 55155

 

March 23, 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. 91, relating to environment; prioritizing expenditures from dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account; banning perchloroethylene; canceling a prior appropriation; appropriating money for a cost‑share program and for environmental response costs.

 

 

                                                                                                                                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 Acts of the 2021 Session of the State Legislature have been received from the Office of the Governor and are 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


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                                                      91                                                               5                11:27 a.m.  March 23 March 23

     395                                                      6                                       11:27 a.m.  March 23                            March 23

     440                                                      7                                       11:27 a.m.  March 23                            March 23

 

 

                                                                                                                                Sincerely,

 

                                                                                                                                Steve Simon

                                                                                                                                Secretary of State

 

 

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES AND DIVISIONS

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 41, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing emergency paid sick leave to certain employees excluded from the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

      Pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03 and in accordance with House Concurrent Resolution No. 4, H. F. No. 41 was re‑referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

 

 

Sundin from the Committee on Agriculture Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

H. F. No. 600, A bill for an act relating to cannabis; establishing the Cannabis Management Board; establishing advisory councils; requiring reports relating to cannabis use and sales; legalizing and limiting the possession and use of cannabis by adults; providing for the licensing, inspection, and regulation of cannabis businesses; requiring testing of cannabis and cannabis products; requiring labeling of cannabis and cannabis products; limiting the advertisement of cannabis, cannabis products, and cannabis businesses; providing for the cultivation of cannabis in private residences; transferring regulatory authority for the medical cannabis program; taxing the sale of adult-use cannabis; establishing grant and loan programs; amending criminal penalties; establishing expungement procedures for certain individuals; establishing labor standards for the use of cannabis by employees and testing of employees; creating a civil cause of action for certain nuisances; amending the scheduling of marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinols; classifying data; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.411, by adding a subdivision; 13.871, by adding a subdivision; 152.02, subdivisions 2, 4; 152.022, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.023, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.024, subdivision 1; 152.025, subdivisions 1, 2; 181.938, subdivision 2; 181.950, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 8, 13, by adding a subdivision; 181.951, by adding subdivisions; 181.952, by adding a subdivision; 181.953; 181.954; 181.955; 181.957, subdivision 1; 244.05, subdivision 2; 256.01, subdivision 18c; 256D.024, subdivision 1; 256J.26, subdivision 1; 290.0132, subdivision 29; 290.0134, subdivision 19; 297A.61, subdivision 12; 609.135, subdivision 1; 609.531, subdivision 1; 609.5311, subdivision 1; 609.5314, subdivision 1; 609.5316, subdivision 2; 609.5317, subdivision 1; 609A.01; 609A.03, subdivisions 5, 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 17; 28A; 34A; 116J; 116L; 120B; 144; 152; 295; 604; 609A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 342; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 152.027, subdivisions 3, 4; 152.22, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 5b, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14; 152.23; 152.24; 152.25, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2, 3, 4; 152.26; 152.261; 152.27, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 152.28, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 152.29,


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subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4; 152.30; 152.31; 152.32, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 152.33, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 152.34; 152.35; 152.36, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5; 152.37; Minnesota Rules, parts 4770.0100; 4770.0200; 4770.0300; 4770.0400; 4770.0500; 4770.0600; 4770.0800; 4770.0900; 4770.1000; 4770.1100; 4770.1200; 4770.1300; 4770.1400; 4770.1460; 4770.1500; 4770.1600; 4770.1700; 4770.1800; 4770.1900; 4770.2000; 4770.2100; 4770.2200; 4770.2300; 4770.2400; 4770.2700; 4770.2800; 4770.4000; 4770.4002; 4770.4003; 4770.4004; 4770.4005; 4770.4007; 4770.4008; 4770.4009; 4770.4010; 4770.4012; 4770.4013; 4770.4014; 4770.4015; 4770.4016; 4770.4017; 4770.4018; 4770.4030.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 5, delete subdivision 24 and insert:

 

"Subd. 24.  Hemp.  "Hemp" means industrial hemp as defined in section 18K.02, subdivision 3."

 

Page 12, line 17, after "cooperate" insert "and enter into agreements"

 

Page 18, line 29, delete "or"

 

Page 19, line 2, delete the period and insert "; or"

 

Page 19, after line 2, insert:

 

"(5) contains an ingredient, other than adult-use cannabis or adult-use cannabis concentrate, that is not approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for use in food."

 

Page 29, line 8, before "In" insert "(a)"

 

Page 29, after line 14, insert:

 

"(b) An employer, owner, operator, agent, or employee must not refuse the board entry or otherwise deter or prohibit the board's actions under paragraph (a)."

 

Page 29, line 15, before "In" insert "(a)"

 

Page 29, after line 23, insert:

 

"(b) If the board finds probable cause to believe that any adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis is being distributed in violation of this chapter or rules adopted under this chapter, the board shall affix to the adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis a tag, withdrawal from distribution order, or other appropriate marking providing notice that the adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis is, or is suspected of being, distributed in violation of this chapter, and has been detained or embargoed, and warning all persons not to remove or dispose of the adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis by sale or otherwise until permission for removal or disposal is given by the board or the court.  It is unlawful for a person to remove or dispose of detained or embargoed adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis by sale or otherwise without the board's or a court's permission and each transaction is a separate violation of this section.

 

(c) If any adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis has been found by the board to be in violation of this chapter, the board shall petition the district court in the county in which the adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis is detained or embargoed for an order and decree for the condemnation of the adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis.  The board shall release


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the adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis when this chapter and rules adopted under this chapter have been complied with or the adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis is found not to be in violation of this chapter or rules adopted under this chapter.

 

(d) If the court finds that detained or embargoed adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis is in violation of this chapter or rules adopted under this chapter, the following remedies are available:

 

(1) after entering a decree, the adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis may be destroyed at the expense of the claimant under the supervision of the board, and all court costs, fees, storage, and other proper expenses must be assessed against the claimant of the adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis or the claimant's agent; and

 

(2) if the violation can be corrected by proper labeling or processing of the adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis, the court, after entry of the decree and after costs, fees, and expenses have been paid, and a good and sufficient bond conditioned that the adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis must be properly labeled or processed has been executed, may by order direct that the adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis be delivered to the claimant for proper labeling or processing under the supervision of the board.  The board's supervision expenses must be paid by the claimant.  The adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis must be returned to the claimant and the bond must be discharged on representation to the court by the board that the adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis is no longer in violation and that the board's supervision expenses have been paid.

 

(e) If the board finds in any room, building, piece of equipment, vehicle of transportation, or other structure any adult-use cannabis, adult-use cannabis product, or medical cannabis that is unsound or contains any filthy, decomposed, or putrid substance, or that may be poisonous or deleterious to health or otherwise unsafe, the board shall condemn or destroy the item or in any other manner render the item as unsalable, and no one has any cause of action against the board on account of the board's action.

 

(f) The board may enter into an agreement with the commissioner of agriculture to analyze and examine samples or other articles furnished by the board for the purpose of determining whether the sample or article violates this chapter or rules adopted under this chapter.  A copy of the examination or analysis report for any such article, duly authenticated under oath by the laboratory analyst making the determination or examination, shall be prima facie evidence in all courts of the matters and facts contained in the report."

 

Page 30, line 5, after "costs" insert "including the fee to be paid by the delegated authority to the board for delegation agreement oversight"

 

Page 41, delete subdivision 7

 

Renumber the subdivisions in sequence

 

Page 41, delete subdivision 1 and insert:

 

"Subdivision 1.  Authorized actions.  A cannabis manufacturer license, consistent with the specific license endorsement or endorsements, entitles the license holder to purchase cannabis, cannabis products, hemp, and hemp products from cannabis cultivators, other cannabis manufacturers, cannabis microbusinesses, and industrial hemp growers; extract tetrahydrocannabinol and other raw materials from cannabis; concentrate tetrahydrocannabinol; manufacture products for public consumption; package and label cannabis products for sale to other cannabis businesses; and perform other actions approved by the board."


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Page 83, line 20, after the period, insert "Rules for which notice is published in the State Register before July 1, 2024, may be adopted using the expedited rulemaking process in section 14.389."

 

Page 100, line 22, before "The" insert "(a)"

 

Page 100, line 25, after the semicolon, insert "and"

 

Page 100, line 27, delete "; and" and insert a period

 

Page 100, delete lines 28 to 30 and insert:

 

"(b) Rules for which notice is published in the State Register before July 1, 2024, may be adopted using the expedited rulemaking process in Minnesota Statutes, section 14.389."

 

Page 175, delete subdivision 2

 

Renumber the subdivisions in sequence

 

 

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.

 

      Pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03 and in accordance with House Concurrent Resolution No. 4, H. F. No. 600 was re‑referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 784, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money directed at ending systemic racism; adopting provisions that address racial injustice and systemic racism.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 2, line 7, before "$50,000,000" insert "(a)" and delete "2020" and insert "2022"

 

Page 2, after line 14, insert "(b) No later than January 15, 2023, the commissioner must submit a report to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over economic development detailing the grants awarded under this section, including information on the geographic distribution of grants and how the grant funds are expected to be used."

 

Page 2, line 15, before "This" insert "(c)" and after the period, insert "The grants made under this section must be allocated to organizations located in the cities listed in paragraph (a), clause (2), on a per capita basis."

 

Page 5, line 5, before "is" insert "in fiscal year 2022"

 

Amend the title as follows:

 

Page 1, line 3, before the period, insert "; requiring reports"

 

 

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.


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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. 1691, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the reporting of crimes motivated by bias; amending the crimes of assault, property damage, and harassment motivated by bias; requiring the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training to update training in recognizing, responding to, and reporting crimes of bias; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 363A.06, subdivision 1; 609.2231, subdivision 4; 609.2233; 609.595, subdivisions 1a, 2; 609.749, subdivision 3; 626.5531, subdivision 1; 626.8451, subdivision 1; 626.8469, subdivision 1.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 8, line 16, strike "prepare"

 

Page 8, line 17, strike "a" and insert "approve a list of" and strike "course" and insert "courses"

 

Page 8, line 27, strike "course" and insert "approved courses"

 

Page 8, line 28, delete "it" and insert "the list of approved courses"

 

Page 8, line 30, after the first "the" insert "list of approved" and delete "course" and insert "courses"

 

Page 9, line 12, before "The" insert "Every three years" and delete "perform"

 

Page 9, line 13, delete "an annual" and delete "of"

 

Page 9, line 14, after "objectives" insert "and training courses"

 

Page 10, line 8, after "rights" insert "for staff and administrative costs necessary to assist in the development of a training course and in-service training for peace officers and otherwise fulfill the commissioner's duties pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 626.8451, subdivision 1, and 626.8469, subdivision 1; and"

 

Page 11, line 11, after the period, insert "Of these amounts, up to four percent may be used for administrative expenses."

 

 

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.

 

      Pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03 and in accordance with House Concurrent Resolution No. 4, H. F. No. 1691 was re‑referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 2231, A bill for an act relating to early childhood family education; removing obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 124D.135, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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

 

H. F. No. 2253, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; adopting recommendations of the Workers' Compensation Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 176.101, subdivision 1; 176.136, by adding a subdivision; 176.1362, subdivisions 1, 6; 176.1363, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 176.194, subdivisions 3, 4; 176.223, as amended; 176.351, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2020, chapter 72, section 1.

 

Reported the same back with the following amendments:

 

Page 11, line 18, before "written" insert "fraudulent"

 

Page 11, line 19, delete "that is fraudulent"

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

      Pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03 and in accordance with House Concurrent Resolution No. 4, H. F. No. 2253 was re‑referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 2284, A bill for an act relating to building codes; modifying carbon monoxide alarm requirements for hotels and lodging houses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 299F.50, by adding subdivisions; 299F.51, subdivisions 1, 2, 5.

 

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.

 

      Pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03 and in accordance with House Concurrent Resolution No. 4, H. F. No. 2284 was re‑referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

 

 

SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      H. F. No. 2231 was read for the second time.


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INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      The following House Files were introduced:

 

 

Boldon introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2394, A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing a Primary Care Case Management program; authorizing direct state payments to health care providers; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

 

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

 

 

Lillie and Boe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2395, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for metropolitan regional parks and trails; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Davnie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2396, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for civics programs.

 

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

 

 

Noor introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2397, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing the substance use disorder treatment Pathfinder Companion pilot project; requiring a report; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Noor introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2398, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for property acquisition and renovation for the New American Center for Health Workforce Development.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.

 

 

Noor introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2399, A bill for an act relating to state government; expanding the authority of the  Legislative Budget Office to order fiscal notes; changing data classifications for data related to fiscal notes; modifying the treatment of unofficial fiscal notes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 3.8853, by adding a subdivision; 3.98, subdivision 1; 13.64, subdivisions 3, 4.

 

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


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Thompson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2400, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the Latino Economic Development Center.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.

 

 

Thompson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2401, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to the Latino Economic Development Center.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.

 

 

Robbins introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2402, A bill for an act relating to early childhood; amending eligibility and funding for early learning scholarships; making a statutory appropriation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 124D.165, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Early Childhood Finance and Policy.

 

 

Neu Brindley introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2403, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for  a highway overpass at the intersection of marked Interstate Highway 35 and County State-Aid Highway 19 in Chisago 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.

 

 

Moller introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2404, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness mining restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 84.523.

 

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

 

 

Becker-Finn introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2405, A bill for an act relating to child protection; requiring training for child welfare workers and state agency staff to serve American Indian children and families; appropriating money for a Tribal child welfare partnership; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256B.094, by adding a subdivision.

 

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


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Berg; Hollins; Hanson, J.; Keeler; Thompson; Greenman and Frederick introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2406, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying student admission provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 120A.20, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Berg; Hanson, J.; Thompson and Frederick introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2407, A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for a revenue-neutral assessment on environmental emissions; providing for refundable FICA and property tax credits; providing for credits against income taxes to be paid as dividends; authorizing loans for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects; providing rulemaking authority; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 273.1392; 273.1393; 275.065, subdivision 3; 276.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 273; 290; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216I.

 

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

 

 

Xiong, J., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2408, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for a grant to YWCA Minneapolis.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.

 

 

Kresha and Hamilton introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2409, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; appropriating money for legal services for new Americans.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

 

 

Olson, L., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2410, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center; 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. 2411, A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; providing a sales tax exemption for certain senior cooperatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 297A.70, subdivision 4.

 

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


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Heintzeman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2412, A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring certain recipients of money appropriated from the environment and natural resources trust fund to perform criminal background checks on employees, volunteers, and contractors that work with children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116P.

 

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

 

 

Freiberg introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2413, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; requiring health care providers to obtain a direct secure messaging address; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62J; 214.

 

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

 

 

Freiberg introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2414, A bill for an act relating to health insurance; increasing availability and coverage for testing and diagnostic services related to breast cancer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 62A.30, subdivisions 2, 4; 256B.0625, subdivision 14.

 

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

 

 

Feist and Stephenson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2415, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; appropriating money for transfer to the Legislative Coordinating Commission.

 

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

 

 

Marquart introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2416, A bill for an act relating to local governments; appropriating money for a grant to a Tribal government.

 

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

 

 

Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2417, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the redevelopment of the Charley Arne property in the city of Spicer; 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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Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2418, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water and wastewater infrastructure in the city of Spicer; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2419, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water and wastewater infrastructure in the city of Spicer; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Acomb introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2420, A bill for an act relating to climate change; appropriating money for grant to University of Minnesota to generate projections of climate variables across the state through end of this century.

 

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

 

 

Boldon and Wolgamott introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2421, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner to make information on human herpesvirus cytomegalovirus available to certain individuals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

 

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

 

 

Lucero introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2422, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for religious protections during emergency declarations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

 

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

 

 

Munson and Bahr introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2423, A bill for an act relating to state government; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article II; establishing a process for a county organized by the laws of this state to request approval to be excluded from the Territory of Minnesota; establishing requirements for recognition of an application and final approval of a request to be excluded.

 

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


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McDonald introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2424, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for the historical preservation of Watertown.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2425, A bill for an act relating to critical services; creating a task force to facilitate development of a statewide public-private telepresence strategy; requiring a report.

 

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

 

 

Green introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2426, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying provisions for nonresident active duty military to obtain license to take fish; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 97A.465, subdivisions 2, 3.

 

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

 

 

Green introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2427, A bill for an act relating to employment; relating to limitations on requirements to wear a face mask in the workplace; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

 

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.

 

 

Green introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2428, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for documentary series on Vietnam War.

 

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

 

 

Green introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2429, A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing certain aid payments to taxing jurisdictions in Mahnomen County; amending Laws 2006, chapter 259, article 11, section 3, as amended.

 

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


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Burkel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2430, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for grants to the Northern Crops Institute; requiring a report.

 

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

 

 

Burkel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2431, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the construction of an airport runway in Karlstad; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Green introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2432, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring hydrologic evaluation when water appropriation permit denied because of effects on calcareous fens; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 103G.223.

 

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

 

 

Mariani introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2433, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing that public safety entities must prioritize public safety and human rights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 241.01, subdivision 3a; 244.09, subdivision 5; 299A.01, subdivision 2; 626.843, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Thompson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2434, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money to The TAP.

 

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

 

 

Mariani introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2435, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating an automatic inflationary increase for certain peace officer training reimbursement appropriations; limiting the use of certain law enforcement training reimbursement grants; appropriating money; amending Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 13, subdivision 4, as amended.

 

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


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

 

 

RECESS

 

 

RECONVENED

 

      The House reconvened and was called to order by the Speaker.

 

 

      There being no objection, the order of business reverted to Reports of Standing Committees and Divisions.

 

 

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES AND DIVISIONS

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 41, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing emergency paid sick leave to certain employees excluded from the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

 

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

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 600, A bill for an act relating to cannabis; establishing the Cannabis Management Board; establishing advisory councils; requiring reports relating to cannabis use and sales; legalizing and limiting the possession and use of cannabis by adults; providing for the licensing, inspection, and regulation of cannabis businesses; requiring testing of cannabis and cannabis products; requiring labeling of cannabis and cannabis products; limiting the advertisement of cannabis, cannabis products, and cannabis businesses; providing for the cultivation of cannabis in private residences; transferring regulatory authority for the medical cannabis program; taxing the sale of adult-use cannabis; establishing grant and loan programs; amending criminal penalties; establishing expungement procedures for certain individuals; establishing labor standards for the use of cannabis by employees and testing of employees; creating a civil cause of action for certain nuisances; amending the scheduling of marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinols; classifying data; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.411, by adding a subdivision; 13.871, by adding a subdivision; 152.02, subdivisions 2, 4; 152.022, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.023, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.024, subdivision 1; 152.025, subdivisions 1, 2; 181.938, subdivision 2; 181.950, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 8, 13, by adding a subdivision; 181.951, by adding subdivisions; 181.952, by adding a subdivision; 181.953; 181.954; 181.955; 181.957, subdivision 1; 244.05, subdivision 2; 256.01, subdivision 18c; 256D.024, subdivision 1; 256J.26, subdivision 1; 290.0132, subdivision 29; 290.0134, subdivision 19; 297A.61, subdivision 12; 609.135, subdivision 1; 609.531, subdivision 1; 609.5311, subdivision 1; 609.5314, subdivision 1; 609.5316, subdivision 2; 609.5317, subdivision 1; 609A.01; 609A.03, subdivisions 5, 9; proposing coding for new


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law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 17; 28A; 34A; 116J; 116L; 120B; 144; 152; 295; 604; 609A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 342; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 152.027, subdivisions 3, 4; 152.22, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 5b, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14; 152.23; 152.24; 152.25, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2, 3, 4; 152.26; 152.261; 152.27, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 152.28, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 152.29, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4; 152.30; 152.31; 152.32, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 152.33, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 152.34; 152.35; 152.36, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5; 152.37; Minnesota Rules, parts 4770.0100; 4770.0200; 4770.0300; 4770.0400; 4770.0500; 4770.0600; 4770.0800; 4770.0900; 4770.1000; 4770.1100; 4770.1200; 4770.1300; 4770.1400; 4770.1460; 4770.1500; 4770.1600; 4770.1700; 4770.1800; 4770.1900; 4770.2000; 4770.2100; 4770.2200; 4770.2300; 4770.2400; 4770.2700; 4770.2800; 4770.4000; 4770.4002; 4770.4003; 4770.4004; 4770.4005; 4770.4007; 4770.4008; 4770.4009; 4770.4010; 4770.4012; 4770.4013; 4770.4014; 4770.4015; 4770.4016; 4770.4017; 4770.4018; 4770.4030.

 

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

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 1691, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the reporting of crimes motivated by bias; amending the crimes of assault, property damage, and harassment motivated by bias; requiring the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training to update training in recognizing, responding to, and reporting crimes of bias; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 363A.06, subdivision 1; 609.2231, subdivision 4; 609.2233; 609.595, subdivisions 1a, 2; 609.749, subdivision 3; 626.5531, subdivision 1; 626.8451, subdivision 1; 626.8469, subdivision 1.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that the bill be re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

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

 

H. F. No. 2284, A bill for an act relating to building codes; modifying carbon monoxide alarm requirements for hotels and lodging houses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 299F.50, by adding subdivisions; 299F.51, subdivisions 1, 2, 5.

 

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.

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.


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MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

 

 

      The following messages were received from the Senate:

 

 

Madam Speaker:

 

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

 

H. F. No. 333, A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring notices for reverse mortgage loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 47.58, subdivisions 1, 8, by adding subdivisions.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

Madam Speaker:

 

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

 

H. F. No. 652, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting life insurers from using a prescription for an opiate antagonist when making certain determinations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 72A.20, by adding a subdivision.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

Madam Speaker:

 

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

 

H. F. No. 1438, A bill for an act relating to health care; increasing medical assistance reimbursement rate for administration of COVID-19 vaccine.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

Madam Speaker:

 

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

 

      S. F. Nos. 304 and 1018.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

FIRST READING OF SENATE BILLS

 

 

S. F. No. 304, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring a policy for the use of confidential informants; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

 

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


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S. F. No. 1018, A bill for an act relating to energy; creating the 2021 polar vortex loan account; eliminating the sunset for recovery of gas utility infrastructure costs; appropriating money; repealing Laws 2005, chapter 97, article 10, section 3, as amended.

 

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

 

 

CALENDAR FOR THE DAY

 

 

      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.

 

 

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

 

      The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 69 yeas and 63 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Acomb

Agbaje

Bahner

Becker-Finn

Berg

Bernardy

Bierman

Boldon

Carlson

Christensen

Davnie

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Feist

Fischer

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Gomez

Greenman

Hansen, R.

Hanson, J.

Hassan

Hausman

Her

Hollins

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Jordan

Keeler

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Murphy

Nelson, M.

Noor

Olson, L.

Pinto

Pryor

Reyer

Richardson

Sandell

Sandstede

Schultz

Stephenson

Sundin

Thompson

Vang

Wazlawik

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Akland

Albright

Anderson

Backer

Bahr

Baker

Bennett

Bliss

Boe

Burkel

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Demuth

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Igo

Johnson

Jurgens

Kiel

Koznick

Lucero

Lueck

McDonald

Mekeland

Miller

Mortensen

Mueller

Munson

Nash

Nelson, N.

Neu Brindley

Novotny

O'Driscoll

Olson, B.

O'Neill

Pelowski

Petersburg

Pfarr

Pierson

Poston

Quam

Raleigh

Rasmusson

Robbins

Schomacker

Scott

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Urdahl

West


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.


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           H. F. No. 39, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing rehire and retention protections for laid-off workers during a declared emergency; imposing civil penalties; appropriating money.

 

 

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

 

      The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 70 yeas and 61 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Acomb

Agbaje

Bahner

Becker-Finn

Berg

Bernardy

Bierman

Boldon

Carlson

Christensen

Davnie

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Feist

Fischer

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Gomez

Greenman

Hansen, R.

Hanson, J.

Hassan

Hausman

Her

Hollins

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Jordan

Keeler

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Murphy

Nelson, M.

Noor

Olson, L.

Pelowski

Pinto

Pryor

Reyer

Richardson

Sandell

Sandstede

Schultz

Stephenson

Sundin

Thompson

Vang

Wazlawik

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Akland

Albright

Anderson

Backer

Bahr

Baker

Bennett

Bliss

Boe

Burkel

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Demuth

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Igo

Johnson

Jurgens

Kiel

Koznick

Lucero

Lueck

McDonald

Mekeland

Miller

Mortensen

Mueller

Munson

Nash

Nelson, N.

Neu Brindley

Novotny

O'Driscoll

Olson, B.

O'Neill

Petersburg

Pfarr

Pierson

Poston

Quam

Raleigh

Rasmusson

Robbins

Scott

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Urdahl

West


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

      H. F. No. 403 was reported to the House.

 

 

Scott moved to amend H. F. No. 403, the first engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 1, line 13, delete everything after the period

 

Page 1, delete lines 14 to 15

 

Page 1, line 16, delete everything before "The"

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.


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           The question was taken on the Scott amendment and the roll was called.  There were 61 yeas and 70 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Akland

Albright

Anderson

Backer

Bahr

Baker

Bennett

Bliss

Boe

Burkel

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Demuth

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Igo

Johnson

Jurgens

Kiel

Koznick

Lucero

Lueck

McDonald

Mekeland

Miller

Mortensen

Mueller

Munson

Nash

Nelson, N.

Neu Brindley

Novotny

O'Driscoll

Olson, B.

O'Neill

Petersburg

Pfarr

Pierson

Poston

Quam

Raleigh

Rasmusson

Robbins

Scott

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Urdahl

West


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Acomb

Agbaje

Bahner

Becker-Finn

Berg

Bernardy

Bierman

Boldon

Carlson

Christensen

Davnie

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Feist

Fischer

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Gomez

Greenman

Hansen, R.

Hanson, J.

Hassan

Hausman

Her

Hollins

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Jordan

Keeler

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Murphy

Nelson, M.

Noor

Olson, L.

Pelowski

Pinto

Pryor

Reyer

Richardson

Sandell

Sandstede

Schultz

Stephenson

Sundin

Thompson

Vang

Wazlawik

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

 

      The motion did not prevail and the amendment was not adopted.

 

 

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

 

 

      Lucero offered an amendment to H. F. No. 403, the first engrossment.

 

 

POINT OF ORDER

 

      Lippert raised a point of order pursuant to rule 3.21 that the Lucero amendment was not in order.  The Speaker ruled the point of order well taken and the Lucero amendment out of order.

 

 

      Lucero offered an amendment to H. F. No. 403, the first engrossment.

 

 

POINT OF ORDER

 

      Howard raised a point of order pursuant to rule 3.21 that the Lucero amendment was not in order.  The Speaker ruled the point of order well taken and the Lucero amendment out of order.


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           H. F. No. 403, A bill for an act relating to human rights; prohibiting employers from inquiring about past pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 363A.08, by adding a subdivision.

 

 

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

 

      The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 80 yeas and 51 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Acomb

Agbaje

Anderson

Bahner

Becker-Finn

Berg

Bernardy

Bierman

Boldon

Carlson

Christensen

Davids

Davnie

Dettmer

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Feist

Fischer

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Gomez

Greenman

Hamilton

Hansen, R.

Hanson, J.

Hassan

Hausman

Her

Hollins

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Jordan

Jurgens

Keeler

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Koznick

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Murphy

Nelson, M.

Noor

Novotny

Olson, L.

Pelowski

Petersburg

Pierson

Pinto

Pryor

Reyer

Richardson

Sandell

Sandstede

Schultz

Stephenson

Sundin

Thompson

Urdahl

Vang

Wazlawik

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Akland

Albright

Backer

Bahr

Baker

Bennett

Bliss

Boe

Burkel

Daniels

Daudt

Demuth

Drazkowski

Erickson

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Igo

Johnson

Kiel

Lucero

Lueck

McDonald

Mekeland

Miller

Mortensen

Mueller

Munson

Nash

Nelson, N.

Neu Brindley

O'Driscoll

Olson, B.

O'Neill

Pfarr

Poston

Quam

Raleigh

Rasmusson

Robbins

Scott

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

West


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

      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; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 13D.02, subdivision 4.

 

 

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

 

      The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 124 yeas and 7 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Acomb

Agbaje

Akland

Albright

Anderson

Backer

Bahner

Baker

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Berg

Bernardy

Bierman

Bliss

Boe

Boldon

Burkel

Carlson


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Christensen

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Davnie

Demuth

Dettmer

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Erickson

Feist

Fischer

Franson

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Garofalo

Gomez

Green

Greenman

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton

Hansen, R.

Hanson, J.

Hassan

Hausman

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Her

Hollins

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Igo

Johnson

Jordan

Jurgens

Keeler

Kiel

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Koznick

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Lueck

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

McDonald

Miller

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Mueller

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

Schultz

Scott

Stephenson

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Thompson

Torkelson

Urdahl

Vang

Wazlawik

West

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Bahr

Drazkowski

Hertaus

Lucero

Mekeland

Mortensen

Munson


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

      H. F. No. 1203, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; extending the presumption for a workers' compensation claim based on COVID-19; amending Laws 2020, chapter 72, section 1.

 

 

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

 

      The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 102 yeas and 28 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Acomb

Agbaje

Akland

Albright

Bahner

Baker

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Berg

Bernardy

Bierman

Bliss

Boe

Boldon

Carlson

Christensen

Daudt

Davids

Davnie

Demuth

Dettmer

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Feist

Fischer

Franson

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Garofalo

Gomez

Greenman

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hansen, R.

Hanson, J.

Hausman

Her

Hollins

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Igo

Jordan

Jurgens

Keeler

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Koznick

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Lueck

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Mueller

Murphy

Nash

Nelson, M.

Nelson, N.

Neu Brindley

Noor

Novotny

O'Driscoll

Olson, B.

Olson, L.

Pelowski

Petersburg

Pierson

Pinto

Poston

Pryor

Raleigh

Rasmusson

Reyer

Richardson

Robbins

Sandell

Sandstede

Schultz

Stephenson

Sundin

Swedzinski

Thompson

Urdahl

Vang

Wazlawik

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 


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           Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Anderson

Backer

Bahr

Burkel

Daniels

Drazkowski

Erickson

Green

Grossell

Hamilton

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Johnson

Kiel

Lucero

McDonald

Mekeland

Miller

Mortensen

Munson

O'Neill

Pfarr

Quam

Scott

Theis

Torkelson

West


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

      Noor moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 1.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Liebling moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 3.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hassan moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 4.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pinto moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 5.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Olson, L., moved that the names of Keeler and Bierman be added as authors on H. F. No. 7.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Stephenson moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 10.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hausman moved that the name of Berg be added as an author on H. F. No. 12.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Ecklund moved that the name of Frederick be added as an author on H. F. No. 14.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pelowski moved that the name of Boe be added as an author on H. F. No. 38.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Howard moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 42.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Demuth moved that the name of Frazier be added as an author on H. F. No. 61.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Bernardy moved that the name of Boldon be added as an author on H. F. No. 112.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Stephenson moved that the name of Huot be added as an author on H. F. No. 167.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hassan moved that the names of Hanson, J.; Berg and Greenman be added as authors on H. F. No. 217.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wazlawik moved that the name of Heinrich be added as an author on H. F. No. 257.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Edelson moved that the name of Robbins be added as an author on H. F. No. 288.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Frazier moved that the name of Raleigh be added as an author on H. F. No. 306.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Becker-Finn moved that the name of Raleigh be added as an author on H. F. No. 336.  The motion prevailed.


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           Vang moved that the name of Xiong, J., be added as an author on H. F. No. 387.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Her moved that the name of Gomez be added as an author on H. F. No. 406.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pelowski moved that the name of Boe be added as an author on H. F. No. 444.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Murphy moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 587.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Richardson moved that the name of Hollins be added as an author on H. F. No. 659.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Richardson moved that the name of Fischer be added as an author on H. F. No. 660.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lippert moved that the name of Bierman be added as an author on H. F. No. 663.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wazlawik moved that the name of Elkins be added as an author on H. F. No. 668.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Ecklund moved that the name of Fischer be added as an author on H. F. No. 686.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Moller moved that the names of Jordan; Olson, L.; Hollins; Youakim; Richardson; Christensen; Berg; Bierman; Her; Huot; Bernardy; Kotyza-Witthuhn; Becker-Finn; Davnie; Morrison; Koegel; Acomb; Hassan; Ecklund; Liebling; Reyer; Raleigh; Novotny; Urdahl; Davids; Poston and Franson be added as authors on H. F. No. 707.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Winkler moved that his name be stricken as an author on H. F. No. 724.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Youakim moved that the name of Freiberg be added as an author on H. F. No. 724.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hansen, R., moved that the name of Carlson be added as an author on H. F. No. 766.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wolgamott moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 800.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Morrison moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 801.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Stephenson moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 843.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kotyza-Witthuhn moved that the name of Long be added as an author on H. F. No. 858.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hollins moved that the name of Gomez be added as an author on H. F. No. 861.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kotyza-Witthuhn moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 911.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Edelson moved that the name of Jurgens be added as an author on H. F. No. 965.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Pinto moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 1024.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Keeler moved that the names of Hanson, J., and Berg be added as authors on H. F. No. 1041.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nash moved that the name of Raleigh be added as an author on H. F. No. 1050.  The motion prevailed.


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           Stephenson moved that the name of Gruenhagen be added as an author on H. F. No. 1153.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Stephenson moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 1183.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Olson, L., moved that the name of Anderson be added as an author on H. F. No. 1192.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Richardson moved that the name of Pinto be added as an author on H. F. No. 1268.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Boldon moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 1278.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Kotyza-Witthuhn moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 1293.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Baker moved that the name of Boe be added as an author on H. F. No. 1324.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Her moved that the name of Wolgamott be added as an author on H. F. No. 1335.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Xiong, J., moved that the name of Fischer be added as an author on H. F. No. 1351.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Robbins moved that the name of Haley be added as an author on H. F. No. 1400.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Edelson moved that the name of Hamilton be added as an author on H. F. No. 1413.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Frederick moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 1431.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Sundin moved that the name of Grossell be added as an author on H. F. No. 1486.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Berg moved that the name of Fischer be added as an author on H. F. No. 1523.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hornstein moved that the names of Becker-Finn, Schultz, Reyer, Freiberg, Stephenson, Berg, Her and Huot be added as authors on H. F. No. 1691.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Wolgamott moved that the name of Erickson be added as an author on H. F. No. 1710.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Xiong, J., moved that the name of Xiong, T., be added as an author on H. F. No. 1725.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Christensen moved that the name of Hollins be added as an author on H. F. No. 1750.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hollins moved that the name of Morrison be added as an author on H. F. No. 1762.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Youakim moved that the name of Her be added as an author on H. F. No. 1813.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hansen, R., moved that the name of Morrison be added as an author on H. F. No. 1877.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Sandell moved that the name of Heinrich be added as an author on H. F. No. 1906.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Bahner moved that the name of Moller be added as an author on H. F. No. 1929.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Bahner moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 1930.  The motion prevailed.


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           Lislegard moved that the names of Jordan, Stephenson and Sandstede be added as authors on H. F. No. 1975.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Agbaje moved that the name of Davnie be added as an author on H. F. No. 1999.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Frederick moved that the name of Baker be added as an author on H. F. No. 2116.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lueck moved that the names of Bennett, Heintzeman and Burkel be added as authors on H. F. No. 2140.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Marquart moved that the names of Franke and Xiong, J., be added as authors on H. F. No. 2143.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hollins moved that the names of Moller and Berg be added as authors on H. F. No. 2156.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Akland moved that the name of Baker be added as an author on H. F. No. 2165.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Novotny moved that the name of O'Driscoll be added as an author on H. F. No. 2180.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Howard moved that the name of Gomez be added as an author on H. F. No. 2229.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Berg moved that the name of Edelson be added as an author on H. F. No. 2284.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Vang moved that the name of Greenman be added as an author on H. F. No. 2297.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Xiong, T., moved that the names of Davnie and Baker be added as authors on H. F. No. 2302.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hansen, R., moved that the name of Franke be added as chief author on H. F. No. 2310.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Poston moved that the name of Pelowski be added as an author on H. F. No. 2316.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Igo moved that the name of Baker be added as an author on H. F. No. 2344.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Ecklund moved that the name of Burkel be added as an author on H. F. No. 2351.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Stephenson moved that the name of Backer be added as an author on H. F. No. 2366.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Winkler moved that H. F. No. 389 be recalled from the Committee on Education Finance and be re-referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

SUSPENSION OF RULES

 

Sundin moved that the rules of the House be so far suspended so that H. F. No. 2253 be recalled from the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration, be given its second and third readings and be placed upon its final passage.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

DECLARATION OF URGENCY

 

      Pursuant to Article IV, Section 19, of the Constitution of the state of Minnesota, Sundin moved that the rule therein be suspended and an urgency be declared so that H. F. No. 2253 be given its second and third readings and be placed upon its final passage.


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           The question was taken on the Sundin motion and the roll was called.  There were 125 yeas and 6 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Acomb

Agbaje

Akland

Albright

Anderson

Backer

Bahner

Baker

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Berg

Bernardy

Bierman

Bliss

Boe

Boldon

Burkel

Carlson

Christensen

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Davnie

Demuth

Dettmer

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Erickson

Feist

Fischer

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Garofalo

Gomez

Green

Greenman

Grossell

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

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Lueck

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

McDonald

Miller

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Mortensen

Mueller

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

Schultz

Scott

Stephenson

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Thompson

Torkelson

Urdahl

Vang

Wazlawik

West

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Bahr

Drazkowski

Franson

Lucero

Mekeland

Munson


 

 

      The motion prevailed.

 

 

      H. F. No. 2253 was read for the second time.

 

 

      H. F. No. 2253, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; adopting recommendations of the Workers' Compensation Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 176.101, subdivision 1; 176.136, by adding a subdivision; 176.1362, subdivisions 1, 6; 176.1363, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 176.194, subdivisions 3, 4; 176.223, as amended; 176.351, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2020, chapter 72, section 1.

 

 

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

 

      The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 128 yeas and 3 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Acomb

Agbaje

Akland

Albright

Anderson

Backer

Bahner

Baker

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Berg

Bernardy

Bierman

Bliss

Boe

Boldon

Burkel

Carlson

Christensen

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Davnie

Demuth


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Dettmer

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Erickson

Feist

Fischer

Franson

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Garofalo

Gomez

Green

Greenman

Grossell

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

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Lucero

Lueck

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

McDonald

Mekeland

Miller

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Mortensen

Mueller

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

Schultz

Scott

Stephenson

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Thompson

Torkelson

Urdahl

Vang

Wazlawik

West

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Bahr

Drazkowski

Munson


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

      Winkler moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 12:00 noon, Tuesday, April 6, 2021.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Winkler moved that the House adjourn.  The motion prevailed, and the Speaker declared the House stands adjourned until 12:00 noon, Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives

 

 

 


 


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