STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

SPECIAL SESSION - 2021

 

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FIFTH DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Friday, June 18, 2021

 

 

      The House of Representatives convened at 10:00 a.m. and was called to order by Dan Wolgamott Speaker pro tempore.

 

      Prayer was offered by Pastor Matthew St. John, New Hope Church, New Hope, 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

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

Urdahl

Vang

Wazlawik

West

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

      A quorum was present.

 

      Baker, Thompson and Torkelson were excused.

 

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

<HR><a name=28></a><center><b>Journal of the House - 5th Day - Friday, June 18, 2021 - Top of Page 28</b></center><HR><p>INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      The following House Files were introduced:

 

 

Lislegard introduced:

 

H. F. No. 43, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to the City of Aurora Community 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.

 

 

Baker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 44, A bill for an act relating to health; providing exceptions to the hospital construction moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 144.551, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Grossell introduced:

 

H. F. No. 45, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the commissioner of transportation to inspect trains entering the state from Canada; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 219.

 

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

 

 

Grossell introduced:

 

H. F. No. 46, A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a forgivable loan program for remote recreational businesses; requiring a report; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Igo introduced:

 

H. F. No. 47, A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing an oriented strand board production incentive program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41A.

 

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

 

 

Mortensen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 48, A bill for an act relating to state government; prohibiting the imposition of certain taxes during a shutdown period; prohibiting the expiration of state licensing during a shutdown period; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 290.0131, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12C.

 

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

<HR><a name=29></a><center><b>Journal of the House - 5th Day - Friday, June 18, 2021 - Top of Page 29</b></center><HR><p>MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

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

 

      Pelowski moved that the names of Sandstede and Bierman be added as authors on H. F. No. 17.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Bahr moved that the names of Mueller and Poston be added as authors on H. F. No. 28.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Bernardy moved that the name of Becker-Finn be added as an author on H. F. No. 39.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

TAKEN FROM THE TABLE

 

      Winkler moved that H. F. No. 8 be taken from the table.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

      H. F. No. 8 was reported to the House.

 

 

      Anderson moved that H. F. No. 8 be re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture Finance and Policy.

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.

 

 

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

 

 

      Speaker pro tempore Wolgamott called Moller to the Chair.

 

 

      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 Moller.

 

 

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS, Continued

 

 

LAY ON THE TABLE

 

      Winkler moved that H. F. No. 8 be laid on the table.  The motion prevailed.

<HR><a name=30></a><center><b>Journal of the House - 5th Day - Friday, June 18, 2021 - Top of Page 30</b></center><HR><p>TAKEN FROM THE TABLE

 

      Winkler moved that H. F. No. 7, be taken from the table.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

      H. F. No. 7 was reported to the House.

 

 

      O'Neill moved that H. F. No. 7, be re-referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.

 

 

      The Speaker resumed the Chair.

 

 

LAY ON THE TABLE

 

      Winkler moved that H. F. No. 7 be laid on the table.  The motion prevailed and H. F. No. 7 was laid on the table.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

      Winkler moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 19, 2021.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Winkler moved that the House adjourn.  The motion prevailed and the Speaker declared the House stands adjourned until 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 19, 2021.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives