Journal of the House - 110th Day - Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - Top of Page 13172

STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

NINETY-SECOND SESSION - 2022

 

_____________________

 

ONE HUNDRED TENTH DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Tuesday, May 17, 2022

 

 

      The House of Representatives convened at 4:00 p.m. and was called to order by Steve Drazkowski, Speaker pro tempore.

 

      Prayer was offered by Mustapha Hammida, Imam of Eastern Twin Cities Islamic Center, Afton, 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 Journal of the preceding day.  There being no objection, further reading of the Journal was dispensed with and the Journal was approved as corrected by the Chief Clerk.


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REPORTS OF CHIEF CLERK

 

      S. F. No. 3107 and H. F. No. 2920, which had been referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison, were examined and found to be identical.

 

      Howard moved that S. F. No. 3107 be substituted for H. F. No. 2920 and that the House File be indefinitely postponed.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

      S. F. No. 4108 and H. F. No. 4394, which had been referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison, were examined and found to be not identical.

 

      Kotyza-Witthuhn moved that S. F. No. 4108 be substituted for H. F. No. 4394 and that the House File be indefinitely postponed.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS

 

 

      S. F. Nos. 3107 and 4108 were read for the second time.

 

 

INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      The following House File was introduced:

 

 

Huot introduced:

 

H. F. No. 4886, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring coverage for self-measured blood pressure monitoring devices; requiring related reimbursement for recipients and providers; requiring commissioner of human services to create medical assistance data practices and clinical oversight policy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 31; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

 

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

 

 

 

      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 Speaker pro tempore Wolgamott.


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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. 3379, A bill for an act relating to military affairs; changing a provision in the reenlistment and commissioning bonus program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 192.501, subdivision 1b.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of 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. 2353, A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying education support service data; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

CONCURRENCE AND REPASSAGE

 

      Feist moved that the House concur in the Senate amendments to H. F. No. 2353 and that the bill be repassed as amended by the Senate.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

      H. F. No. 2353, A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying education support service data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 13.32, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

 

 

      The bill was read for the third time, as amended by the Senate, and placed upon its repassage.

 

 

      The question was taken on the repassage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 134 yeas and 0 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


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


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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


 

 

      The bill was repassed, as amended by the Senate, and its title agreed to.

 

 

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. 3285, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing online process for county land sales; modifying notice procedures for land sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 373.01, subdivision 1.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

CONCURRENCE AND REPASSAGE

 

      Sandstede moved that the House concur in the Senate amendments to H. F. No. 3285 and that the bill be repassed as amended by the Senate.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

H. F. No. 3285, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing online process for county land sales; modifying notice procedures for land sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 373.01, subdivision 1.

 

 

      The bill was read for the third time, as amended by the Senate, and placed upon its repassage.

 

      The question was taken on the repassage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 80 yeas and 54 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Acomb

Agbaje

Bahner

Becker-Finn

Berg

Bernardy

Bierman

Boldon

Carlson

Christensen

Davnie

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Feist

Fischer

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Garofalo

Gomez

Greenman

Hansen, R.

Hanson, J.

Hassan

Hausman

Her

Hollins

Hornstein


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Howard

Huot

Igo

Jordan

Jurgens

Keeler

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Lueck

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Miller

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Mortensen

Munson

Murphy

Nelson, M.

Nelson, N.

Noor

Olson, L.

Pelowski

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

Anderson

Backer

Bahr

Baker

Bennett

Bliss

Boe

Burkel

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Demuth

Dettmer

Erickson

Franke

Franson

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Johnson

Kiel

Koznick

Kresha

Lucero

McDonald

Mekeland

Mueller

Nash

Neu Brindley

Novotny

O'Driscoll

Olson, B.

O'Neill

Petersburg

Pfarr

Pierson

Poston

Quam

Raleigh

Rasmusson

Robbins

Schomacker

Scott

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

West


 

 

      The bill was repassed, as amended by the Senate, and its title agreed to.

 

 

Madam Speaker:

 

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

 

S. F. Nos. 1257 and 3338.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

FIRST READING OF SENATE BILLS

 

 

S. F. No. 1257, A bill for an act relating to human services; exempting certain licensed individuals from background studies under chapter 245C; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 144.057, subdivision 1; 245C.31, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2021 Supplement, section 245C.03, subdivision 5a; Laws 2020, First Special Session chapter 7, section 1, subdivision 5, as added.

 

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

 

 

S. F. No. 3338, A bill for an act relating to insurance; allowing life insurance policies that provide coverage for long-term care to be authorized in certain instances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 61A.02, by adding a subdivision.

 

The bill was read for the first time. 

 

Lillie moved that S. F. No. 3338 and H. F. No. 4031, now on the General Register, be referred to the Chief Clerk for comparison.  The motion prevailed.


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ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER

PURSUANT TO RULE 1.15(c)

 

      A message from the Senate has been received requesting concurrence by the House to amendments adopted by the Senate to the following House Files:

 

      H. F. Nos. 3438 and 3805.

 

 

REPORT 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 bills to be placed on the Calendar for the Day for Thursday, May 19, 2022 and established a prefiling requirement for amendments offered to the following bills:

 

      H. F. Nos. 3775 and 3394.

 

 

CALENDAR FOR THE DAY

 

 

      S. F. No. 1391, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating debt settlement services providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 332A.02, subdivision 8, by adding subdivisions; 332B.02, subdivision 13.

 

 

      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 134 yeas and 0 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


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


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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


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

      H. F. No. 2354 was reported to the House.

 

 

Feist moved to amend H. F. No. 2354, the first engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 8, delete section 12

 

Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references

 

Amend the title accordingly

 

 

      The motion prevailed and the amendment was adopted.

 

 

      H. F. No. 2354, A bill for an act relating to judgments; enacting the Uniform Registration of Canadian Money Judgments Act adopted and recommended for passage by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 548.

 

 

      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 125 yeas and 8 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Acomb

Agbaje

Akland

Albright

Anderson

Backer

Bahner

Bahr

Baker

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Berg

Bernardy

Bierman

Bliss

Boe

Boldon

Burkel

Carlson

Christensen

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Demuth

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Feist

Fischer

Franke

Franson

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Garofalo

Gomez

Greenman

Grossell

Haley

Hamilton

Hansen, R.

Hanson, J.

Hassan

Hausman

Heintzeman

Her

Hertaus

Hollins

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Igo

Jordan

Jurgens

Keeler

Kiel

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Koznick

Kresha

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Lucero

Lueck

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Miller

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Mortensen

Mueller

Munson

Murphy

Nash

Nelson, M.

Nelson, N.

Neu Brindley

Noor

Novotny

Olson, B.

Olson, L.


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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


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Erickson

Green

Gruenhagen

Heinrich

Johnson

McDonald

Mekeland

O'Driscoll


 

 

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

 

 

      H. F. No. 2665, A bill for an act relating to courts; permitting certain emancipated minors to seek harassment restraining orders on their own behalf; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.748, subdivision 2.

 

 

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

 

      The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 132 yeas and 0 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


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

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


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

      S. F. No. 3850, A bill for an act relating to civil law; clarifying indemnity application when insurance coverage exists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 604.21.


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         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 134 yeas and 0 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


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


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

      H. F. No. 1829, A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting discrimination against organ or bone marrow donors by certain insurers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 72A.20, by adding a subdivision.

 

 

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

 

      The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 126 yeas and 8 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

Franke

Franson

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Garofalo

Gomez

Greenman

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton

Hansen, R.

Hanson, J.

Hassan

Hausman

Heinrich

Heintzeman

Her

Hertaus

Hollins

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Igo

Johnson

Jordan

Jurgens

Keeler


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Kiel

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Koznick

Kresha

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Lueck

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

McDonald

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

Schomacker

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

Green

Lucero

Mekeland

Miller

Mortensen

Munson


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

      S. F. No. 2922 was reported to the House.

 

 

      Rasmusson moved to amend S. F. No. 2922, as introduced, as follows:

 

      Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the following language of H. F. No. 4048, the first engrossment:

 

"Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 332.33, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

 

Subd. 3.  Term.  Licenses issued or renewed and registrations received by the commissioner of commerce under sections 332.31 to 332.44 shall expire on June 30.  Each collection agency license shall plainly state the name and business address of the licensee, and shall be posted in a conspicuous place in the office where the business is transacted.  The fee for each collection agency license is $500, and renewal is $400.  The fee for each collector registration and renewal is $10, which entitles the individual collector to work at a licensee's business location or in another location as provided under subdivision 5b.  An additional branch license is not required for a location used under subdivision 5b.  A collection agency licensee who desires to carry on business in more than one place shall procure a license for each place where the business is to be conducted.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective June 1, 2022.

 

Sec. 2.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 332.33, is amended by adding a subdivision to read:

 

Subd. 5b.  Work from home.  An employee of a licensed collection agency may work from a location other than the licensee's business location if the licensee and employee comply with all requirements under this section that would apply if the employee were working at the business location.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective June 1, 2022.

 

Sec. 3.  [332.365] CREDIT COUNSELING ORGANIZATIONS; DEBTORS.

 

Subdivision 1.  Duties of commissioner.  (a) The commissioner shall develop and maintain a document that includes the contact information for nonprofit organizations domiciled in Minnesota that provide credit counseling services to debtors.  Credit counseling services include but are not limited to (1) helping debtors understand their


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rights and responsibilities, and (2) working with debtors, creditors, and collection agencies to satisfy debts.  Contact information for organizations that provide credit counseling services in languages other than English to individuals whose primary language is other than English must be included.  The document shall include the following statement in English, Spanish, Somali, Hmong, Vietnamese, and Chinese:

 

"There are resources available to help manage your debt.  The following Minnesota organizations offer debt and credit counseling services.  The Department of Commerce does not control or guarantee any of the services provided by these organizations.  The provision of this list is not a referral to, or endorsement or recommendation of, any organization or the organization's services."

 

(b) The document shall be no more than one 8-1/2 by 11-inch sheet of paper.  The commissioner shall maintain the document and make it publicly available on the department's website in a printable format.  The commissioner may update the document no more than once per year and must notify all licensed collection agencies after an update occurs.  A collection agency has 120 days from receiving notice from the commissioner of an update to apply the changes to the document.

 

Subd. 2.  Duties of collection agency.  A collection agency must include the document described in subdivision 1, with the initial written communication sent to a debtor, if the initial communication is performed via United States mail, e­mail, or text message.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  (a) This section is effective July 1, 2022. 

 

(b) The document required to be developed and maintained by the commissioner under subdivision 1, paragraph (a), must be completed on or before July 1, 2023.  The document may be updated for the first time by the commissioner no earlier than September 1, 2024.

 

(c) A collection agency must meet the requirements of subdivision 2 on or after September 1, 2023."

 

      Delete the title and insert:

 

"A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying provisions governing licensure and registration of collection agencies; requiring the commissioner of commerce to collect and maintain certain information regarding credit counseling services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 332.33, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 332."

 

 

      The motion prevailed and the amendment was adopted.

 

 

      S. F. No. 2922, A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying provisions governing licensure and registration of collection agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 332.33, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.

 

 

      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 129 yeas and 5 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


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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

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

Schomacker

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

Miller

Mortensen

Munson


 

 

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

 

 

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

      Hollins moved that the name of Boe be added as an author on H. F. No. 2665.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Koznick moved that the name of Swedzinski be added as an author on H. F. No. 2966.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Rasmusson moved that the name of Bernardy be added as an author on H. F. No. 4048.  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. 961:

 

      Ecklund, Greenman and Novotny.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

      Winkler moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 18, 2022.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Winkler moved that the House adjourn.  The motion prevailed, and Speaker pro tempore Wolgamott declared the House stands adjourned until 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives