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STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

NINETY-SECOND SESSION - 2021

 

_____________________

 

FIFTY-SECOND DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Thursday, May 6, 2021

 

 

      The House of Representatives convened at 4:30 p.m. and was called to order by Andrew Carlson, Speaker pro tempore.

 

      Prayer was offered by Representative Sondra Erickson, District 15A, Princeton, 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

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

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.

 

      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

 

April 26, 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. 2253, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; adopting recommendations of the Workers' Compensation Advisory Council.

 

 

                                                                                                                                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

 

                                2253                        12                                     1:32 p.m.  April 26                                 April 26

 

 

                                                                                                                                Sincerely,

 

                                                                                                                                Steve Simon

                                                                                                                                Secretary of State


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REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES AND DIVISIONS

 

 

Marquart from the Committee on Taxes 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.67, subdivisions 2, 7; 297A.99, by adding a subdivision; 297D.01, subdivision 2; 297D.04; 297D.06; 297D.07; 297D.08; 297D.085; 297D.09, subdivision 1a; 297D.10; 297D.11; 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 3; 17; 28A; 34A; 116J; 116L; 120B; 144; 152; 289A; 295; 604; 609A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 342; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 152.027, subdivisions 3, 4; 152.21; 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; 297D.01, subdivision 1; 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 9, line 4, after the semicolon, insert "or"

 

Page 9, delete line 5

 

Page 9, line 6, delete "(17)" and insert "(16)"

 

Page 64, line 3, delete "and" and before "from" insert ", and medical cannabis products"

 

Page 64, line 6, delete "and" and before "to" insert ", and medical cannabis products"

 

Page 64, delete subdivision 2 and insert:

 

"Subd. 2.  Additional information required.  In addition to the information required to be submitted under section 342.15, subdivision 1, and rules adopted pursuant to section 342.15, a person, cooperative, or business seeking a cannabis delivery service license must submit the following information in a form approved by the board:


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(1) a list of all vehicles to be used in the delivery of cannabis, cannabis products, medical cannabis, and medical cannabis products including:

 

(i) the vehicle make, model, and color;

 

(ii) the vehicle identification number; and

 

(iii) the license plate number;

 

(2) proof of insurance on each vehicle;

 

(3) a business plan demonstrating policies to avoid sales of cannabis, cannabis products, or medical cannabis to persons who are under 21 years of age and plans to prevent visibility of cannabis, cannabis products, medical cannabis, and medical cannabis products to individuals outside the delivery vehicle; and

 

(4) evidence that the business will comply with the applicable operation requirements for the license being sought."

 

Page 65, delete subdivision 5 and insert:

 

"Subd. 5.  Storage compartment.  Cannabis, cannabis products, medical cannabis, and medical cannabis products must be transported in a locked, safe, and secure storage compartment that is part of the motor vehicle or in a locked storage container that has a separate key or combination pad.  Cannabis, cannabis products, medical cannabis, and medical cannabis products may not be visible from outside the delivery vehicle."

 

Page 104, line 33, after "fund" insert "and allocated in accordance with section 295.813"

 

Page 105, after line 2, insert:

 

"Sec. 5.  [295.813] TAX RELIEF ACCOUNT.

 

Subdivision 1.  Purpose.  The purpose of this account is to provide offsetting tax relief through rate and fee reductions with a priority given to lower tax rates and fees of lower and middle income taxpayers.

 

Subd. 2.  Account creation.  The tax relief account is hereby established in the special revenue fund.

 

Subd. 3.  Certification of revenues.  (a) Based on the closing balance of the most recent fiscal year, beginning in fiscal year 2023, if the commissioner of management and budget determines that the amount of funds raised by the tax imposed under section 295.81 exceeds the following general fund expenditures related to the ongoing administration of recreational, adult-use cannabis, the amount in excess must be transferred into the tax relief account:

 

(1) the appropriations to the Cannabis Management Board;

 

(2) the appropriations to the Department of Agriculture;

 

(3) the appropriations to the Cannabis Expungement Board;

 

(4) the appropriations to the Department of Education;

 

(5) the appropriations to the Department of Employment and Economic Development;

 

(6) the appropriations to the Department of Health;


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(7) the appropriations to the Department of Human Services;

 

(8) the appropriations to the Department of Labor and Industry;

 

(9) the appropriations to the Department of Natural Resources;

 

(10) the appropriations to the Office of Higher Education;

 

(11) the appropriations to the Department of Public Safety;

 

(12) the appropriations to the Department of Revenue;

 

(13) the appropriations to the supreme court; and

 

(14) $9,000,000 in fiscal year 2024 and $16,000,000 in fiscal year 2025 designated for transfer from the general fund to the substance use disorder treatment and prevention grant account.

 

(b) By September 15 each year, the commissioner of management and budget must certify to the commissioner of revenue the amount available for transfer.

 

Subd. 4.  Transfer to tax relief account.  The amount certified under subdivision 3 is appropriated to the commissioner of revenue for transfer to the tax relief account.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective January 1, 2022."

 

Page 124, delete section 5

 

Page 132, line 12, delete "1.5" and insert "two"

 

Page 132, line 21, delete "1.5" and insert "two"

 

Page 132, line 24, delete "1.5" and insert "two"

 

Page 144, after line 24, insert:

 

"(d) The Cannabis Expungement Board shall complete its work by June 30, 2026."

 

Page 190, delete article 9 and insert:

 

"ARTICLE 9

APPROPRIATIONS

 

Section 1.  APPROPRIATIONS.

 

Subdivision 1.  Cannabis Management Board.  (a) $8,822,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $9,369,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the Cannabis Management Board for purposes of this act.  The base for this appropriation is $21,674,000 in fiscal year 2024 and $29,668,000 in fiscal year 2025.

 

(b) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $133,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $461,000 in fiscal year 2023 are for rulemaking.  The base for this appropriation is $151,000 in fiscal year 2024 and thereafter.


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(c) Of the base established in paragraph (a), $12,000,000 in fiscal year 2024 and $20,000,000 in fiscal year 2025 are for cannabis industry community renewal grants.  Of these amounts, up to three percent may be used for administrative expenses.

 

Subd. 2.  Department of Agriculture.  $912,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $1,736,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of agriculture for food safety and pesticide enforcement lab testing and rulemaking related to changes in cannabis laws.  The base for this appropriation is $1,447,000 in fiscal year 2024 and $1,178,000 in fiscal year 2025.

 

Subd. 3.  Cannabis Expungement Board.  $921,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $844,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the Cannabis Expungement Board for staffing and other expenses related to reviewing criminal convictions and issuing decisions related to expungement and resentencing.  The base for this appropriation is $844,000 in fiscal years 2024, 2025, and 2026.  The base in fiscal year 2027 and thereafter is $0.

 

Subd. 4.  Department of Commerce.  $63,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $230,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of commerce for the purposes of this act.  The base for this appropriation is $452,000 in fiscal year 2024 and $626,000 in fiscal year 2025.

 

Subd. 5.  Department of Education.  $59,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $29,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of education for the purposes of this act.

 

Subd. 6.  Department of Employment and Economic Development.  (a) $10,400,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $6,700,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of employment and economic development for the CanStartup, CanNavigate, and CanTrain programs.  Any unencumbered balances remaining in the first year do not cancel but are available for the second year.

 

(b) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $4,000,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $2,619,000 in fiscal year 2023 are for the CanStartup program.

 

(c) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $2,000,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $1,884,000 in fiscal year 2023 are for the CanNavigate program.

 

(d) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $4,400,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $2,197,000 in fiscal year 2023 are for the CanTrain program.

 

(e) Of these amounts, up to four percent may be used for administrative expenses.

 

Subd. 7.  Department of Health.  (a) $6,949,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $5,452,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of health for the purposes of this act.  The base for this appropriation is $8,298,000 in fiscal year 2024 and $8,353,000 in fiscal year 2025.

 

(b) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $714,000 in fiscal year 2022 is for the Office of Medical Cannabis.  This is a onetime appropriation.

 

(c) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $1,674,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $1,674,000 in fiscal year 2023 are for education for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or who may become pregnant.  Of this amount, $1,000,000 each year is for media campaign contracts.  The base for this appropriation is $3,174,000 in fiscal year 2024 and thereafter.  Of the amounts appropriated in fiscal years 2024 and thereafter, $2,500,000 is for media campaign contracts.

 

(d) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $330,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $277,000 in fiscal year 2023 are for data collection and reports.  The base for this appropriation is $227,000 in fiscal year 2024 and $277,000 in fiscal year 2025.


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(e) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $719,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $771,000 in fiscal year 2023 are for testing required by this act.  The base for this appropriation is $690,000 in fiscal year 2024 and thereafter.

 

(f) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $2,998,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $2,998,000 in fiscal year 2023 are for education for youth.  Of this amount, $1,000,000 each year is for statewide youth awareness campaign contracts.  The base for this appropriation is $4,498,000 in fiscal year 2024 and thereafter.  Of the amounts in fiscal years 2024 and thereafter, $2,500,000 is for media campaign contracts.

 

Subd. 8.  Department of Human Services.  (a) $1,250,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $1,232,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of human services for the purposes of this act.  The base for this appropriation is $838,000 in fiscal years 2024, 2025, and 2026.  The base in fiscal year 2027 and thereafter is $411,000.

 

(b) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $729,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $821,000 in fiscal year 2023 are for the Background Studies Legal Division.  The base for this appropriation is $821,000 in fiscal years 2024, 2025, and 2026.  The base in fiscal year 2027 and thereafter is $0.

 

(c) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $152,000 in fiscal year 2022 is for technology system changes.  This is a onetime appropriation.

 

(d) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $369,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $411,000 in fiscal year 2023 are for costs associated with the Substance Use Disorder Advisory Council.

 

Subd. 9.  Department of Labor and Industry.  $121,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $121,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of labor and industry to identify occupational competency standards and provide technical assistance for developing dual-training programs under Minnesota Statutes, section 175.45, for the legal cannabis industry.

 

Subd. 10.  Department of Natural Resources.  $299,000 in fiscal year 2022 is appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of natural resources for the purposes of this act.

 

Subd. 11.  Office of Higher Education.  $1,000,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $1,000,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of higher education for transfer to the dual training account in the special revenue fund under Minnesota Statutes, section 136A.246, subdivision 10, for grants to employers in the legal cannabis industry.  The commissioner shall give priority to applications from employers who are, or who are training employees who are, eligible to be social equity applicants under Minnesota Statutes, section 342.70.

 

Subd. 12.  Department of Public Safety; Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.  (a) $3,013,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $2,487,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of public safety for use by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.  The base for this appropriation is $2,487,000 in fiscal years 2024, 2025, and 2026.  The base in fiscal year 2027 and thereafter is $1,495,000.

 

(b) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $992,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $992,000 in fiscal year 2023 are for expenses related to identifying and providing records of convictions for certain offenses involving the possession of cannabis that may be eligible for expungement and resentencing.  The base for this appropriation is $992,000 in fiscal years 2024, 2025, and 2026.  The base in fiscal year 2027 and thereafter is $0.

 

(c) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $1,766,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $1,240,000 in fiscal year 2023 are for forensic science services including additional staff, equipment, and supplies.

 

(d) Of the amount appropriated under paragraph (a), $255,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $255,000 in fiscal year 2023 are for investigation of diversion crimes.


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Subd. 13.  Department of Public Safety; State Patrol.  $3,621,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $1,443,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the trunk highway fund to the commissioner of public safety for use by the Minnesota State Patrol for the purposes of this act, including identifying and investigating incidents and offenses that involve driving under the influence.

 

Subd. 14.  Department of Revenue.  $4,394,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $4,094,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the commissioner of revenue for the purposes of this act.  The base for this appropriation is $4,114,000 in fiscal year 2024 and $4,009,000 in fiscal year 2025.

 

Subd. 15.  Supreme court.  $545,000 in fiscal year 2022 and $545,000 in fiscal year 2023 are appropriated from the general fund to the supreme court for reviewing records and issuing orders related to the expungement or resentencing of certain cannabis offenses.  The base for this appropriation is $0 in fiscal year 2024 and thereafter.

 

Subd. 16.  Substance use disorder treatment and prevention grant account.  Money for substance use disorder treatment and prevention is transferred from the general fund to the substance use disorder treatment and prevention grant account established under Minnesota Statutes, section 342.72.  The transfer is $0 in fiscal years 2022 and 2023.  The base for this transfer is $9,000,000 in fiscal year 2024 and $16,000,000 in fiscal year 2025."

 

Renumber the sections in sequence

 

 

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

 

      The report was adopted.

 

 

Long from the Committee on Climate and Energy Finance and Policy to which was referred:

 

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.

 

Reported the same back with the recommendation that 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, S. F. No. 1018 was re‑referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

 

 

INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      The following House Files were introduced:

 

 

Klevorn and Bahner introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2594, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing districting principles; requiring redistricting reports; requiring certain hearings and disclosures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 2.031, by adding a subdivision; 2.731; 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.


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Long introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2595, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; including training on mental illnesses in judicial education program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 480.30, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund and Lislegard introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2596, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for drinking water infrastructure in Beaver Bay; 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, N., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2597, A bill for an act relating to food; appropriating money for grocery safety procedures, food access, and sustainable retail food access; requiring reports.

 

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

 

 

Stephenson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2598, A bill for an act relating to civil law; clarifying and amending procedure for renewal of judgments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 541.04; 548.09, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Boe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2599, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota River Bluffs and Extension and Scott County Connection project in Scott 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.

 

 

Ecklund and Sundin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2600, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to a wastewater treatment facility in the city of Ely; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Bahner introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2601, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Osseo lift stations; 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. 2602, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; expanding licensed pharmacist authority to initiate, order, and administer vaccines and certain medical and laboratory tests; requiring coverage under medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 151.01, subdivision 27; 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

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, as amended by the Senate, in which amendments the concurrence of the House is respectfully requested:

 

H. F. No. 164, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing the Energy Conservation and Optimization Act of 2021; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 216B.2401; 216B.241, subdivisions 1a, 1c, 1d, 1f, 1g, 2, 2b, 3, 5, 7, 8, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.241, subdivisions 1, 1b, 2c, 4, 10.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

      Stephenson moved that the House refuse to concur in the Senate amendments to H. F. No. 164, that the Speaker appoint a Conference Committee of 3 members of the House, and that the House requests that a like committee be appointed by the Senate to confer on the disagreeing votes of the two houses.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

Madam Speaker:

 

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

 

      S. F. Nos. 173, 421, 519, 529 and 1047.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

FIRST READING OF SENATE BILLS

 

 

S. F. No. 173, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring photo ID to register to vote and to vote; creating a voter identification card; establishing provisional ballots; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 5B.06; 13.6905, by adding a subdivision; 144.226, by adding subdivisions; 171.06, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 171.061, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 171.07, subdivisions 1a, 4, 14, by adding a subdivision; 171.071, subdivisions 1, 2; 171.10, subdivision 1; 171.11; 171.12, subdivision 3c; 171.121;


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171.14; 201.022, subdivision 1; 201.061, subdivisions 1, 1a, 3; 201.071, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 201.091, subdivision 9; 201.121, subdivision 1; 201.13, subdivision 3; 201.14; 201.145, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; 201.161; 201.221, subdivision 3; 201.225, subdivision 2; 203B.04, subdivisions 1, 4; 203B.065; 203B.07, subdivision 3; 203B.08, subdivision 1; 203B.121, subdivision 2; 203B.17, subdivision 2; 203B.19; 203B.21, subdivision 3; 203B.24, subdivision 1; 204B.45, subdivision 2; 204B.46; 204C.08, subdivision 1d; 204C.10; 204C.32; 204C.33, subdivision 1; 204C.37; 205.065, subdivision 5; 205.185, subdivision 3; 205A.03, subdivision 4; 205A.10, subdivision 3; 256E.22, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 200; 201; 204C; 357; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 201.061, subdivision 7.

 

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

 

 

S. F. No. 421, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing the Natural Gas Innovation Act; encouraging natural gas utilities to develop innovative resources; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

 

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

 

 

S. F. No. 519, 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.

 

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

 

 

S. F. No. 529, A bill for an act relating to housing; permitting a landlord to require a tenant to provide documentation supporting the tenant's need for a service or support animal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 256C.02; 363A.09, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.

 

The bill was read for the first time. 

 

Fischer moved that S. F. No. 529 and H. F. No. 566, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

S. F. No. 1047, A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing a power purchase agreement for certain electric cogeneration activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.2424, by adding subdivisions.

 

The bill was read for the first time. 

 

Hansen, R., moved that S. F. No. 1047 and H. F. No. 1255, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

REPORTS FROM THE COMMITTEE ON RULES

AND LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION

 

      Winkler from the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration, pursuant to rules 1.21 and 3.33, designated the following bill to be placed on the Calendar for the Day for Thursday, May 6, 2021 and established a prefiling requirement for amendments offered to the following bill:

 

      H. F. No. 2539.


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           Winkler from the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration, pursuant to rules 1.21 and 3.33, designated the following bills to be placed on the Calendar for the Day for Monday, May 10, 2021 and established a prefiling requirement for amendments offered to the following bills:

 

      H. F. No. 2360 and S. F. No. 1315.

 

 

CALENDAR FOR THE DAY

 

 

      H. F. No. 2539 was reported to the House.

 

 

Novotny moved to amend H. F. No. 2539, the first engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 1, after line 16, insert:

 

"(2) the summons was served by mailing it to the defendant's last known address and was returned as undeliverable;"

 

Renumber the clauses in sequence

 

 

      The motion prevailed and the amendment was adopted.

 

 

Novotny moved to amend H. F. No. 2539, the first engrossment, as amended, as follows:

 

Page 3, after line 3, insert:

 

"Subd. 6.  Failure to appear; misdemeanor.  A defendant who is informed of a missed court appearance, receives a new notice pursuant to subdivision 5, and fails to appear at the time and place specified in the new notice is guilty of a misdemeanor."

 

Renumber the subdivisions in sequence

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.

 

 

      The question was taken on the Novotny amendment and the roll was called.  There were 64 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

Franke

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Igo

Johnson

Jurgens

Kiel

Koznick

Kresha

Lucero

Lueck

McDonald

Mekeland

Miller

Mortensen

Mueller

Munson

Nash

Nelson, N.

Neu Brindley

Novotny

O'Driscoll

Olson, B.


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O'Neill

Petersburg

Pfarr

Pierson

Poston

Quam

Raleigh

Rasmusson

Robbins

Schomacker

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.

 

 

Bennett moved to amend H. F. No. 2539, the first engrossment, as amended, as follows:

 

Page 2, line 6, before "or" insert "624.713 (certain persons not to possess firearms); 624.7131 (knowingly making a false statement to obtain transferee permit); 624.7132 (report of transfer of firearm); 624.7133 (purchasing firearm on behalf of ineligible person); 624.714, subdivision 1a (carrying a pistol without a permit); 624.7141, subdivision 1 (transfer to ineligible person); 624.7144 (allowing an ineligible person access to firearms);"

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.

 

 

      The question was taken on the Bennett amendment and the roll was called.  There were 65 yeas and 69 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

Franke

Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Igo

Johnson

Jurgens

Kiel

Koznick

Kresha

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

Sandell

Schomacker

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


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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

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.

 

 

      H. F. No. 2539, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for sign and release warrants; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 629.

 

 

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

 

      The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 73 yeas and 59 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

Mortensen

Munson

Murphy

Nelson, M.

Noor

Olson, L.

Pelowski

Pinto

Pryor

Reyer

Richardson

Sandell

Sandstede

Schultz

Stephenson

Sundin

Thompson

Vang

Wazlawik

West

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Akland

Albright

Anderson

Backer

Bahr

Bennett

Bliss

Boe

Burkel

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Demuth

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson

Franke

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Igo

Johnson

Jurgens

Kiel

Koznick

Kresha

Lucero

Lueck

McDonald

Mekeland

Miller

Mueller

Nash

Nelson, N.

Neu Brindley

Novotny

O'Driscoll

Olson, B.

O'Neill

Petersburg

Pfarr

Pierson

Poston

Quam

Raleigh

Rasmusson

Robbins

Schomacker

Scott

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Urdahl


 

 

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


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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

      Youakim moved that the name of Hornstein be added as an author on H. F. No. 28.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Mariani moved that the name of Hornstein be added as an author on H. F. No. 445.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Vang moved that the name of Hornstein be added as an author on H. F. No. 717.  The motion prevailed.

 

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

 

      Winkler moved that the name of Masin be added as an author on H. F. No. 792.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hollins moved that the name of Hornstein be added as an author on H. F. No. 864.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Marquart moved that the name of Rasmusson be added as an author on H. F. No. 1015.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Nash moved that the name of Pfarr be added as an author on H. F. No. 1048.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Long moved that the name of Hornstein be added as an author on H. F. No. 1267.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hollins moved that the name of Her be added as an author on H. F. No. 1288.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Mariani moved that the name of Hornstein be added as an author on H. F. No. 1366.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Hanson, J., moved that the name of Hornstein be added as an author on H. F. No. 1686.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Quam moved that the name of Pfarr be added as an author on H. F. No. 1965.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Keeler moved that the names of Boldon, Freiberg, Bierman, Her, Moller, Jordan, Lillie, Hornstein, Wolgamott and Olson, L., be added as authors on H. F. No. 2124.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Davids moved that his name be stricken as an author on H. F. No. 2366.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Mariani moved that the name of Hornstein be added as an author on H. F. No. 2433.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Long moved that the names of Freiberg, Bahner and Hornstein be added as authors on H. F. No. 2539.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Xiong, J., moved that the name of Hornstein be added as an author on H. F. No. 2546.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Grossell moved that the names of Poston, Burkel, Lueck, Kiel and Theis be added as authors on H. F. No. 2588.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER

 

      The Speaker announced the appointment of the following members of the House to a Conference Committee on H. F. No. 164:

 

      Stephenson, Long and Rasmusson.


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TAKEN FROM TABLE

 

Winkler moved that S. F. No. 1354 be taken from the table.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

Winkler moved that S. F. No. 1354 be re-referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE COMMITTEE ON

RULES AND LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION

 

      Pursuant to rules 1.21 and 1.22, the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration specified Friday, May 7, 2021 as the date after which the 5:00 p.m. deadlines no longer apply to the designation of bills to be placed on the Calendar for the Day and to the announcement of the intention to request that bills be considered by the House on the Fiscal Calendar.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

      Winkler moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 4:30 p.m., Monday, May 10, 2021.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Winkler moved that the House adjourn.  The motion prevailed, and Speaker pro tempore Carlson declared the House stands adjourned until 4:30 p.m., Monday, May 10, 2021.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives