Journal of the House - 11th Day - Friday, June 25, 2021 - Top of Page 495

STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

SPECIAL SESSION - 2021

 

_____________________

 

ELEVENTH DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Friday, June 25, 2021

 

 

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

 

      The members of the House paused for a brief meditation or moment of reflection.

 

      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

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.

 

      Heinrich was excused.

 

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


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INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

      The following House Files were introduced:

 

 

Lippert introduced:

 

H. F. No. 61, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Health Care Commission; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144I.

 

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

 

 

Munson, Bahr and Mortensen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 62, A bill for an act relating to corporations; allowing certificate tokens to be issued in place of shares of stock; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 302A.011, by adding subdivisions; 302A.111, subdivision 4; 302A.401, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

CALENDAR FOR THE DAY

 

 

      S. F. No. 20 was reported to the House.

 

 

      Heintzeman moves that S. F. No. 20 be re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance and Policy.

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.

 

 

      Keeler was excused between the hours of 11:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.

 

 

      The question was taken on the Heintzeman motion and the roll was called.  There were 62 yeas and 68 nays as follows:


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              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

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Igo

Johnson

Jurgens

Kiel

Koznick

Kresha

Lucero

Lueck

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

Schomacker

Scott

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Urdahl

West


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Acomb

Agbaje

Bahner

Becker-Finn

Berg

Bernardy

Bierman

Boldon

Carlson

Davnie

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Feist

Fischer

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Gomez

Greenman

Hansen, R.

Hanson, J.

Hassan

Hausman

Her

Hollins

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Jordan

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.

 

 

Heintzeman moved to amend S. F. No. 20, the first engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 3, after line 7, insert:

 

"The appropriations in this section are available upon certification by the commissioner that the proposed rules published in the State Register December 21, 2020, relating to Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards-Clean Cars Minnesota, have been withdrawn and that the commissioner no longer intends to pursue their adoption."

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.

 

 

      The question was taken on the Heintzeman amendment and the roll was called.  There were 63 yeas and 68 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


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Franson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Igo

Johnson

Jurgens

Kiel

Koznick

Kresha

Lislegard

Lucero

Lueck

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

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

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Jordan

Keeler

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

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.

 

 

Novotny moved to amend S. F. No. 20, the first engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 16, after line 6, insert:

 

"The appropriations in this section are available only if the commissioner maintains a level of full-time equivalent conservation officers equal to or greater than the number of full-time equivalent conservation officers in fiscal year 2021."

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.

 

 

      The question was taken on the Novotny amendment and the roll was called.  There were 63 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

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

Schomacker

Scott

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Urdahl

West



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              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.

 

 

      S. F. No. 20, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment, natural resources, and tourism; appropriating money from environment and natural resources trust fund; modifying fees and programs; modifying disposition and expenditure of certain funds;  creating accounts; authorizing sales and conveyances of certain state land; adding to and deleting from state parks and recreation areas; modifying state land and school trust land provisions; modifying forestry provisions; modifying aquaculture provisions; modifying game and fish laws; modifying Water Law; modifying natural resource and environment provisions; prohibiting PFAS in food packaging; providing for DUI conformity for operating recreational vehicles; requiring rulemaking; requiring reports; making technical corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 16B.335, subdivision 2; 17.4982, subdivisions 6, 8, 9, 12, by adding subdivisions; 17.4985, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 17.4986, subdivisions 2, 4; 17.4991, subdivision 3; 17.4992, subdivision 2; 17.4993, subdivision 1; 35.155, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 84.027, subdivisions 13a, 18; 84.415, by adding a subdivision; 84.63; 84.631; 84.795, subdivision 5; 84.82, subdivisions 1a, 7a; 84.83, subdivision 5; 84.943, subdivisions 3, 5; 84.944, subdivision 1; 84.946, subdivision 4; 84D.11, subdivision 1a; 85.019, by adding a subdivision; 85.052, subdivisions 1, 2, 6, by adding a subdivision; 85.053, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 85.054, subdivision 1; 85.43; 85.47; 86B.705, subdivision 2; 89.021, by adding a subdivision; 89.17; 89.37, subdivision 3; 89A.11; 92.50, by adding a subdivision; 92.502; 94.3495, subdivision 3; 97A.065, subdivision 2; 97A.075, subdivisions 1, 7; 97A.126, by adding a subdivision; 97A.401, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 97A.421, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 97A.475, subdivisions 2, 3, 3a, 4; 97A.505, subdivisions 3b, 8; 97B.022, by adding a subdivision; 97B.036; 97B.055, subdivision 2; 97B.086; 97B.715, subdivision 1; 97B.801; 97B.811, subdivision 4a; 97C.005, subdivision 3; 97C.081, subdivisions 3, 3a; 97C.342, subdivision 2; 97C.401, by adding a subdivision; 97C.605, subdivision 3; 97C.611; 97C.805, subdivision 2; 97C.836; 103C.315, subdivision 4; 103G.271, subdivision 4a, by adding a subdivision; 103G.401; 115A.1310, subdivision 12b; 115A.1312, subdivision 1; 115A.1314, subdivision 1; 115A.1316, subdivision 1; 115A.1318, subdivision 2; 115A.1320, subdivision 1; 115A.5501, subdivision 3; 115A.565, subdivision 1; 115B.17, subdivision 13; 115B.406, subdivisions 1, 9; 115B.407; 115B.421; 116.07, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 116G.07, by adding a subdivision; 116G.15, by adding a subdivision; 127A.353, subdivision 4; 169A.20, subdivision 1; 169A.52, by adding a subdivision; 169A.54, by adding a subdivision; 171.306, by adding a subdivision; 290C.01; 290C.04; Laws 2016, chapter 154, sections 16; 48; Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 3, section 3, subdivision 5; Laws 2017, chapter 96, section 2, subdivision 9, as amended; Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 4, section 2, subdivision 6; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, sections 2, subdivision 9; 3, subdivisions 4, 5; article 3, section 109, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84; 86B; 92; 103F; 103G; 171; 325F; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 84.91, subdivision 1; 85.0505, subdivision 3; 85.0507; 85.054, subdivision 19; 86B.331, subdivision 1; 169A.20, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 1c; Minnesota Rules, part 7044.0350.

 

 

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


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              The question was taken on the passage of the bill and the roll was called.  There were 99 yeas and 34 nays as follows:

 

      Those who voted in the affirmative were:

 


Acomb

Agbaje

Akland

Anderson

Backer

Bahner

Baker

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Berg

Bernardy

Bierman

Boe

Boldon

Carlson

Christensen

Daniels

Davids

Davnie

Demuth

Dettmer

Ecklund

Edelson

Elkins

Feist

Fischer

Franke

Franson

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Gomez

Greenman

Hansen, R.

Hanson, J.

Hassan

Hausman

Heintzeman

Her

Hollins

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Igo

Jordan

Jurgens

Keeler

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Kresha

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Lueck

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Murphy

Nelson, M.

Nelson, N.

Neu Brindley

Noor

Novotny

O'Driscoll

Olson, L.

Pelowski

Petersburg

Pierson

Pinto

Poston

Pryor

Reyer

Richardson

Sandell

Sandstede

Schomacker

Schultz

Stephenson

Sundin

Theis

Thompson

Torkelson

Urdahl

Vang

Wazlawik

West

Winkler

Wolgamott

Xiong, J.

Xiong, T.

Youakim

Spk. Hortman


 

      Those who voted in the negative were:

 


Albright

Bahr

Bliss

Burkel

Daudt

Drazkowski

Erickson

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton

Hertaus

Johnson

Kiel

Koznick

Lucero

McDonald

Mekeland

Miller

Mortensen

Mueller

Munson

Nash

Olson, B.

O'Neill

Pfarr

Quam

Raleigh

Rasmusson

Robbins

Scott

Swedzinski


 

 

      The bill was passed and its title agreed to.

 

 

      S. F. No. 9 was reported to the House.

 

 

      Hamilton moved that S. F. No. 9 be re-referred to the Committee on Workforce and Business Development Finance and Policy.

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.

 

 

      The question was taken on the Hamilton motion and the roll was called.  There were 61 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

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton


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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

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.

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.

 

 

Jurgens moved to amend S. F. No. 9, the fourth engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 59, line 29, after the period, insert "This forgiveness, however, is contingent on the Duluth paper mill not being sold within 30 years of the date of loan origination.  If the paper mill is sold within that time frame, any remaining loan balance shall be due immediately and any portion of the loan that was previously considered forgiven must also be repaid to the state."

 

 

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

 

 

      Speaker pro tempore Carlson called Vang to the Chair.

 

 

Hamilton moved to amend S. F. No. 9, the fourth engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 43, delete section 17

 

Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references

 

Amend the title accordingly

 

 

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

 

 

Franke moved to amend S. F. No. 9, the fourth engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 21, line 6, delete "cultural"

 

Page 21, line 7, before the period, insert "as defined in section 148E.010, subdivision 20"

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.


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              The question was taken on the Franke amendment and the roll was called.  There were 62 yeas and 68 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

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

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

Marquart

Masin

Moller

Moran

Morrison

Murphy

Nelson, M.

Noor

Olson, L.

Pelowski

Pinto

Pryor

Reyer

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.

 

 

Franke moved to amend S. F. No. 9, the fourth engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 22, line 7, before the period, insert "as defined in section 148E.010, subdivision 20"

 

 

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

 

 

      Speaker pro tempore Vang called Carlson to the Chair.

 

 

Baker moved to amend S. F. No. 9, the fourth engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 32, after line 28, insert:

 

"Sec. 9  GRANTS FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE REEMPLOYED.

 

Subdivision 1.  Appropriation.  $18,000,000 in fiscal year 2021 is appropriated from the state fiscal recovery fund to the commissioner of employment and economic development for grants under subdivision 2.  For the purposes of this section, "state fiscal recovery fund" means funds received by the state pursuant to Section 9901 of the American Rescue Plan Act, Public Law 117-2.  This is a onetime appropriation.


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Subd. 2.  Grants.  (a) The commissioner of employment and economic development shall distribute grants in the amount of $2,000 per person to an individual who:

 

(1) has established an unemployment insurance benefit account with the state as of the date of enactment of this section;

 

(2) on or after the date of enactment of the section and before July 1, 2021, returns to employment and stops requesting benefit payments; and

 

(3) remains employed with the employer under clause (2) for at least 90 days.

 

(b) The commissioner of employment and economic development shall develop an application whereby an eligible individual may apply for the grant money under paragraph (a).  The commissioner of employment and economic development shall distribute the grant money upon a showing of eligibility under paragraph (a).

 

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

 

Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references

 

Amend the title accordingly

 

 

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

 

 

      Baker offered an amendment to S. F. No. 9, the fourth engrossment.

 

 

POINT OF ORDER

 

      Wolgamott raised a point of order pursuant to rule 3.21 that the Baker amendment was not in order.  Speaker pro tempore Carlson ruled the point of order well taken and the Baker amendment out of order.

 

 

Haley moved to amend S. F. No. 9, the fourth engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 39, after line 13, insert:

 

"Sec. 6.  Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 116L.20, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

 

Subdivision 1.  Determination and collection of special assessment.  (a) In addition to amounts due from an employer under the Minnesota unemployment insurance program, each employer, except an employer making reimbursements is liable for a special assessment levied at the rate of .10 percent per year on all taxable wages, as defined in section 268.035, subdivision 24, except that effective July 1, 2009, until June 30, 2011, the special assessment shall be levied at a rate of .12 percent per year on all taxable wages as defined in section 268.035, subdivision 24.  The assessment shall become due and be paid by each employer on the same schedule and in the same manner as other amounts due from an employer under section 268.051, subdivision 1.

 

(b) The special assessment levied under this section shall be subject to the same requirements and collection procedures as any amounts due from an employer under the Minnesota unemployment insurance program.


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(c) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the commissioner of employment and economic development shall apply a credit to an employer's annual special assessment liability under this section for amounts spent by the employer for worker training each year.  The credit may not exceed half of the employer's special assessment liability for the year."

 

Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references

 

Amend the title accordingly

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.

 

 

      The question was taken on the Haley amendment and the roll was called.  There were 62 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

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

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.

 

 

      Baker offered an amendment to S. F. No. 9, the fourth engrossment.

 

 

POINT OF ORDER

 

      Wolgamott raised a point of order pursuant to rule 3.21 that the Baker amendment was not in order.  Speaker pro tempore Carlson ruled the point of order well taken and the Baker amendment out of order.


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              Baker offered an amendment to S. F. No. 9, the fourth engrossment.

 

 

POINT OF ORDER

 

      Wolgamott raised a point of order pursuant to rule 3.21 that the Baker amendment was not in order.  Speaker pro tempore Carlson ruled the point of order well taken and the Baker amendment out of order.

 

 

Lislegard moved to amend S. F. No. 9, the fourth engrossment, as follows:

 

Page 75, after line 28, insert:

 

"Sec. 4.  [181.987] USE OF SKILLED AND TRAINED CONTRACTOR WORKFORCES AT PETROLEUM REFINERIES .

 

Subdivision 1.  Definitions.  (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the meanings given.

 

(b) "Contractor" means a vendor that enters into or seeks to enter into a contract with an owner or operator of a petroleum refinery to perform construction, alteration, demolition, installation, repair, maintenance, or hazardous material handling work at the site of the petroleum refinery.  Contractor includes all contractors or subcontractors of any tier performing work as described in this paragraph at the site of the petroleum refinery.  Contractor does not include employees of the owner or operator of a petroleum refinery.

 

(c) "Registered apprenticeship program" means an apprenticeship program providing to each trainee combined classroom and on-the-job training under the direct and close supervision of a highly skilled worker in an occupation recognized as an apprenticeable occupation registered with the Department of Labor and Industry under chapter 178 or with the United States Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship or a recognized state apprenticeship agency under Code of Federal Regulations, title 29, parts 29 and 30.

 

(d) "Skilled and trained workforce" means a workforce in which the employees of the contractor or subcontractor of any tier working at the site of the petroleum refinery meet one of the following criteria: 

 

(1) are currently registered as apprentices in a registered apprenticeship program in the applicable trade;

 

(2) have graduated from a registered apprenticeship program in the applicable trade; or

 

(3) have completed all of the classroom training and work hour requirements needed to graduate from the registered apprenticeship program their employer participates in.

 

(e) "Petroleum refinery" means a facility engaged in producing gasoline, kerosene, distillate fuel oils, residual fuel oil, lubricants, or other products through distillation of petroleum or through redistillation, cracking, or reforming of unfinished petroleum derivatives.

 

(f) "Apprenticeable occupation" means any trade, form of employment, or occupation approved for apprenticeship by the Secretary of Labor or the commissioner of labor and industry.

 

(g) "Original equipment manufacturer" (OEM) means and refers to organizations that manufacture or fabricate equipment for sale directly to purchasers or other resellers.


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Subd. 2.  Use of contractors by owner, operator; requirement.  (a) An owner or operator of a petroleum refinery shall, when contracting with contractors for the performance of construction, alteration, demolition, installation, repair, maintenance, or hazardous material handling work at the site of the petroleum refinery, require that the contractors performing that work, and any subcontractors of any tier, use a skilled and trained workforce when performing all work at the site of the petroleum refinery.

 

(b) The requirement under this subdivision applies only when each contractor and subcontractor of any tier is performing work at the site of the petroleum refinery.

 

(c) The requirement under this subdivision does not apply to contractors or subcontractors hired to perform OEM work to comply with equipment warranty requirements.

 

Subd. 3.  Skilled and trained workforce compliance thresholds; timeline.  A contractor's workforce meets the requirements of this section if the following skilled and trained workforce percentage thresholds are achieved by the dates provided as follows:

 

(1) by October 15, 2022, 65 percent of the contractor's workforce working at the site of the petroleum refinery meets the definition of skilled and trained workforce;

 

(2) by October 15, 2023, 75 percent of the contractor's workforce working at the site of the petroleum refinery meets the definition of skilled and trained workforce; and

 

(3) by October 15, 2024, 85 percent of the contractor's workforce working at the site of the petroleum refinery meets the definition of skilled and trained workforce.

 

Subd. 4.  Penalties.  The Division of Labor Standards shall receive complaints of violations of this section.  The commissioner of labor and industry shall fine an owner, operator, contractor, or subcontractor of any tier not less than $5,000 nor more than $10,000 for each violation of the requirements in this section.  Each shift on which a violation of this section occurs shall be considered a separate violation.  This penalty is in addition to any penalties provided under section 177.27, subdivision 7.  In determining the amount of a civil penalty under this subdivision, the appropriateness of the penalty to the size of the violator's business and the gravity of the violation shall be considered.

 

Subd. 5.  Civil actions.  A person injured by a violation of this section may bring a civil action for damages against an owner or operator of a petroleum refinery.  The court may award to a prevailing plaintiff under this subdivision damages, attorney fees, costs, disbursements, and any other appropriate relief as otherwise provided by law.

 

EFFECTIVE DATE.  This section is effective October 15, 2022."

 

Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references

 

Amend the title accordingly

 

 

      A roll call was requested and properly seconded.

 

 

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


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              The question was taken on the Lislegard amendment, and the roll was called.  There were 73 yeas and 57 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

Franke

Frazier

Frederick

Freiberg

Garofalo

Gomez

Greenman

Hansen, R.

Hanson, J.

Hassan

Hausman

Her

Hollins

Hornstein

Howard

Huot

Jordan

Jurgens

Keeler

Klevorn

Koegel

Kotyza-Witthuhn

Lee

Liebling

Lillie

Lippert

Lislegard

Long

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Moller

Morrison

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

Baker

Bennett

Bliss

Boe

Burkel

Daniels

Daudt

Davids

Demuth

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Erickson

Franson

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Haley

Hamilton

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Igo

Johnson

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

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Urdahl


 

 

      The motion prevailed and the amendment was adopted.

 

 

Grossell moved to amend S. F. No. 9, the fourth engrossment, as amended, as follows:

 

Page 10, after line 4, insert:

 

"(z) $5,000,000 in fiscal year 2022 is appropriated from the coronavirus relief fund to the commissioner of employment and economic development for the forgivable loan program for remote recreational businesses.  This is a onetime appropriation.  Funds are available until December 30, 2021."

 

Page 74, after line 2, insert:

 

"Sec. 23  FORGIVABLE LOAN PROGRAM FOR REMOTE RECREATIONAL BUSINESSES.

 

Subdivision 1.  Establishment.  The commissioner shall establish a loan program to make forgivable loans to eligible remote recreational businesses that experienced a loss in revenue that is greater than 50 percent during the period between March 1, 2020, and September 7, 2020, as compared with the same period during the previous year.


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Subd. 2.  Definitions.  (a) For the purposes of this section, the terms defined in this subdivision have the meanings given.

 

(b) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of employment and economic development.

 

(c) "Remote recreational business" means a business in the contiguous United States that is:

 

(1) a small business concern as defined under section 3 of the Small Business Act, United States Code, title 15, section 632, operating in the recreational industry;

 

(2) located within 75 miles of the United States and Canadian border; and

 

(3) only accessible by land via Canada.

 

Subd. 3.  Eligibility.  To be eligible for a forgivable loan, a remote recreational business must:

 

(1) have been in operation on March 1, 2020; and

 

(2) show that the closure of the United States and Canadian border restricted the ability of American customers to access the location of the remote recreational business.

 

Subd. 4.  Application.  (a) The commissioner shall develop forms and procedures for soliciting and reviewing applications for loans under this section.

 

(b) Loans shall be made by December 30, 2021.

 

Subd. 5.  Maximum loan amount.  The maximum loan amount shall be equal to 75 percent of the remote recreational business's gross annual receipts for fiscal year 2020, not to exceed $500,000 per eligible remote recreational business.

 

Subd. 6.  Forgiveness.  Loans are forgiven for a remote recreational business if the business remains in operation for at least one year after the date of the loan.  The commissioner shall forgive 100 percent of the value of a loan received less the amount the borrower received from:

 

(1) any other loan forgiveness program, including any program established under the CARES Act, Public Law 116-136; and

 

(2) an advance received under section 1110 of the CARES Act, United States Code, title 15, section 9009.

 

Subd. 7.  Report to legislature.  By January 15, 2022, the commissioner shall report to the legislative committees with jurisdiction over economic development policy and finance on the loans provided to remote recreational businesses under this section.

 

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

 

Adjust amounts accordingly

 

Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references

 

Amend the title accordingly

 

 

      The motion prevailed and the amendment was adopted.


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              S. F. No. 9, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a biennial budget for Department of Employment and Economic Development, Department of Labor and Industry, Bureau of Mediation Services, and Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals; modifying various provisions governing economic development, labor and industry, unemployment insurance, and higher education; establishing Main Street Economic Revitalization Loan Program; establishing Main Street COVID-19 Relief grants; modifying fees; classifying data; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.7905, by adding a subdivision; 116J.035, subdivision 6; 116J.431, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 116L.40, subdivisions 5, 6, 9, 10, by adding a subdivision; 116L.41, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; 116L.42, subdivisions 1, 2; 178.012, subdivision 1; 181.939; 268.035, subdivision 21c; 268.085, subdivisions 2, 4a; 268.133; 268.136, subdivision 1; 326B.07, subdivision 1; 326B.092, subdivision 7; 326B.108, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 326B.133, subdivision 8; 326B.42, by adding subdivisions; 326B.46, subdivision 1; 326B.89, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 9; Laws 2014, chapter 211, section 13, as amended; Laws 2017, chapter 94, article 1, section 2, subdivision 2, as amended; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 7, article 1, sections 2, subdivision 2, as amended; 3, subdivision 4; article 2, section 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 181A; 299F; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 181.9414; 268.085, subdivision 4.

 

 

      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 71 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

Franke

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

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

Scott

Swedzinski

Theis

Torkelson

Urdahl

West


 

 

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


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MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

      Liebling moved that the name of Freiberg be added as an author on H. F. No. 33.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Lee moved that the name of Freiberg be added as an author on H. F. No. 52.  The motion prevailed.

 

 

      There being no objection, the order of business reverted to Messages from the Senate.

 

 

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. 10, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a budget for transportation; appropriating money for transportation purposes, including Department of Transportation, Department of Public Safety, and Metropolitan Council activities; modifying prior appropriations; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; requiring law enforcement salary increases; modifying various policy and finance provisions; establishing an advisory committee; authorizing rulemaking; establishing task forces; requiring studies, an expert review, and legislative reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 16A.11, by adding a subdivision; 16A.88, subdivision 1a; 84.787, subdivision 7; 84.797, subdivision 7; 84.92, subdivision 8; 117.075, subdivisions 2, 3; 160.02, subdivision 1a; 160.263, subdivision 3; 160.93, subdivision 4; 161.088, subdivision 5; 161.089; 161.115, subdivision 27; 161.14, by adding subdivisions; 161.23, subdivisions 2, 2a; 161.3208, subdivision 1; 161.44, subdivisions 6a, 6b; 162.145, subdivision 3; 163.07, subdivision 2; 167.45; 168.002, subdivision 18; 168.12, subdivisions 1, 5; 168.183; 168.187, subdivision 17; 168.301, subdivision 1; 168.31, subdivision 4; 168.327, subdivisions 1, 6, by adding subdivisions; 168A.11, subdivisions 1, 2; 169.011, subdivisions 5, 9, 27, 42, by adding subdivisions; 169.035, subdivision 3; 169.09, subdivisions 13, 14; 169.18, subdivision 10; 169.222, subdivisions 1, 4, 6a, by adding a subdivision; 169.451, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 169.522, subdivision 1; 169.58, by adding a subdivision; 169.812, subdivision 2; 169.92, subdivision 4; 171.06, subdivisions 2a, 3, as amended, by adding a subdivision; 171.071, by adding a subdivision; 171.12, subdivision 7b; 171.13, subdivisions 1, 6, 7, 9; 171.16, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 171.18, subdivision 1; 171.20, subdivision 4; 171.27; 171.29, subdivision 2; 174.03, subdivisions 1b, 1c, 8, 12; 174.185, subdivision 3; 174.24, subdivision 7; 174.285, subdivision 5; 174.40, subdivision 5; 174.50, subdivisions 6d, 7, by adding a subdivision; 174.52, subdivision 5; 174.56, subdivision 1; 219.015, subdivisions 1, 2; 296A.083, subdivision 2; 299A.55, subdivision 3; 299D.03, subdivision 2a; 325E.15; 360.012, by adding a subdivision; 360.013, by adding subdivisions; 360.55, by adding a subdivision; 360.59, subdivision 10; 473.386, by adding subdivisions; 473.39, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 480.15, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2012, chapter 287, article 3, sections 2; 3; 4; Laws 2013, chapter 143, article 9, section 20; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 4, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 161; 168; 169; 171; 174; 345; 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 16A.60; 161.20, subdivision 3; 168.327, subdivision 5; 169.09, subdivision 7; Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 9, section 6; Minnesota Rules, parts 7410.2610, subparts 1, 2, 3, 3a, 5a, 5b, 6; 7414.1490; 7470.0300; 7470.0400; 7470.0500; 7470.0600; 7470.0700.

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate


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Madam Speaker:

 

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

 

S. F. No. 2:

 

Cal R. Ludeman, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

FIRST READING OF SENATE BILLS

 

 

S. F. No. 2, A bill for an act relating to state government operation; appropriating money for certain constitutional offices, legislature, certain state agencies, offices, departments, boards, commissions, certain retirement accounts, general contingent accounts, tort claims, state lottery, Minnesota Historical Society, Minnesota Humanities Center, and military and veterans affairs; canceling certain fiscal year appropriations; making changes to policy provisions in state government operations; changing military and veterans affairs policy provisions; modifying election policy provisions; establishing provisions for federal funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 10.578; 14.389, subdivision 5; 15.057, as amended; 16A.06, by adding a subdivision; 16B.24, by adding a subdivision; 138.38; 155A.23, subdivision 16; 190.07; 197.791, subdivisions 4, 5, 5a, 5b; 198.006; 198.03, subdivision 2; 201.071, subdivision 2; 201.121, subdivision 3; 203B.08, subdivisions 1, 3; 203B.121, subdivision 1; 204B.14, subdivision 3; 204B.16, subdivision 1; 204B.18, subdivision 1; 204B.40; 204C.13, subdivision 3; 204C.35, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 240.01, subdivision 18; 240.06, subdivision 7; 240.11; 240.131, subdivision 7; 240.24, subdivisions 2a, 3; 240.30, subdivision 5; 270C.21; 477A.03, subdivision 2b; 609.095; 645.071; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 10, article 1, section 40; Laws 2020, chapter 77, section 3, subdivision 6; Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 9, section 13; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 10; 16A; 43A; 196; 198; 203B; 609.

 

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

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

      Winkler moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 26, 2021.  The motion prevailed.

 

      Winkler moved that the House adjourn.  The motion prevailed and Speaker pro tempore Carlson declared the House stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 26, 2021.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives

 

 

 

 


 


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