1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 4293, the second engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 15, after line 22, insert:

1.3    "Sec. 4. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 12.03, subdivision 1e, is amended to read:
1.4    Subd. 1e. Declared emergency. "Declared emergency" means a national security
1.5emergency or peacetime emergency declared by the governor under section 12.31."
1.6Page 16, after line 7, insert:

1.7    "Sec. 8. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 12.03, is amended by adding a subdivision to
1.9    Subd. 12. Bioterrorism. "Bioterrorism" means the intentional use of any microorganism,
1.10virus, infectious substance, or biological product that may be engineered as a result of
1.11biotechnology, or any naturally occurring or bioengineered component of any such
1.12microorganism, virus, infectious substance, or biological product, to cause death, disease,
1.13or other biological malfunction in a human, an animal, a plant, or another living organism
1.14in order to influence the conduct of government or to intimidate or coerce a civilian

1.16    Sec. 9. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 12.03, is amended by adding a subdivision to
1.18    Subd. 13. Public health emergency. "Public health emergency" means an occurrence
1.19or imminent threat of an illness or health condition in Minnesota:
1.20(1) where there is evidence to believe the illness or health condition is caused by:
1.21(i) bioterrorism; or
2.1(ii) the appearance of a new, novel, or previously controlled or eradicated airborne
2.2infectious agent or airborne biological toxin; and
2.3(2) the illness or health condition poses a high probability of any of the following harms:
2.4(i) a large number of deaths in the affected population;
2.5(ii) a large number of serious or long-term disabilities in the affected population; or
2.6(iii) widespread exposure to an airborne infectious or airborne toxic agent that poses a
2.7significant risk of substantial future harm to a large number of people in the affected
2.9Page 16, after line 13, insert:

2.10    "Sec. 11. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 12.21, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
2.11    Subd. 3. Specific authority. In performing duties under this chapter and to effect its
2.12policy and purpose, the governor may:
2.13(1) make, amend, and rescind the necessary orders and rules to carry out the provisions
2.14of this chapter and section 216C.15 within the limits of the authority conferred by this
2.15section, with due consideration of the plans of the federal government and without complying
2.16with sections 14.001 to 14.69, but no order or rule has the effect of law except as provided
2.17by section 12.32;
2.18(2) ensure that a comprehensive emergency operations plan and emergency management
2.19program for this state are developed and maintained, and are integrated into and coordinated
2.20with the emergency plans of the federal government and of other states to the fullest possible
2.22(3) in accordance with the emergency operations plan and the emergency management
2.23program of this state, procure supplies, equipment, and facilities; institute training programs
2.24and public information programs; and take all other preparatory steps, including the partial
2.25or full activation of emergency management organizations in advance of actual disaster to
2.26ensure the furnishing of adequately trained and equipped forces of emergency management
2.27personnel in time of need;
2.28(4) make studies and surveys of the industries, resources, and facilities in this state as
2.29may be necessary to ascertain the capabilities of the state for emergency management and
2.30to plan for the most efficient emergency use of those industries, resources, and facilities;
3.1(5) on behalf of this state, enter into mutual aid arrangements or cooperative agreements
3.2with other states, tribal authorities, and Canadian provinces, and coordinate mutual aid plans
3.3between political subdivisions of this state;
3.4(6) delegate administrative authority vested in the governor under this chapter, except
3.5the power to make rules, and provide for the subdelegation of that authority;
3.6(7) cooperate with the president and the heads of the armed forces, the Emergency
3.7Management Agency of the United States and other appropriate federal officers and agencies,
3.8and with the officers and agencies of other states in matters pertaining to the emergency
3.9management of the state and nation, including the direction or control of:
3.10(i) emergency preparedness drills and exercises;
3.11(ii) warnings and signals for drills or actual emergencies and the mechanical devices to
3.12be used in connection with them;
3.13(iii) shutting off water mains, gas mains, electric power connections and the suspension
3.14of all other utility services;
3.15(iv) the conduct of persons in the state, including entrance or exit from any stricken or
3.16threatened public place, occupancy of facilities, and the movement and cessation of
3.17movement of pedestrians, vehicular traffic, and all forms of private and public transportation
3.18during, prior, and subsequent to drills or actual emergencies;
3.19(v) public meetings or gatherings; and
3.20(vi) the evacuation, reception, and sheltering of persons;
3.21(8) contribute to a political subdivision, within the limits of the appropriation for that
3.22purpose, not more than 25 percent of the cost of acquiring organizational equipment that
3.23meets standards established by the governor;
3.24(9) formulate and execute, with the approval of the Executive Council, plans and rules
3.25for the control of traffic in order to provide for the rapid and safe movement over public
3.26highways and streets of troops, vehicles of a military nature, and materials for national
3.27defense and war or for use in any war industry, for the conservation of critical materials, or
3.28for emergency management purposes; and coordinate the activities of the departments or
3.29agencies of the state and its political subdivisions concerned directly or indirectly with
3.30public highways and streets, in a manner that will best effectuate those plans;
3.31(10) alter or adjust by executive order, without complying with sections 14.01 to 14.69,
3.32the working hours, workdays and work week of, and annual and sick leave provisions and
4.1payroll laws regarding all state employees in the executive branch as the governor deems
4.2necessary to minimize the impact of the disaster or emergency, conforming the alterations
4.3or adjustments to existing state laws, rules, and collective bargaining agreements to the
4.4extent practicable;
4.5(11) authorize the commissioner of education to alter school schedules, curtail school
4.6activities, or order schools closed as defined in section 120A.05, subdivisions 9, 11, 13, and
, and including charter schools under chapter 124E, and elementary schools enrolling
4.8prekindergarten pupils in district programs; and
4.9(12) transfer the direction, personnel, or functions of state agencies to perform or facilitate
4.10response and recovery programs."
4.11Page 16, line 15, strike "peacetime" and strike "a"
4.12Page 16, line 16, strike the first "peacetime" and insert "an" and strike the second
4.14Page 16, line 28, strike "peacetime"
4.15Page 17, line 1, strike "a peacetime" and insert "an"
4.16Page 17, line 3, strike "A peacetime" and insert "An"
4.17Page 17, line 4, after "by" insert "a joint" and strike everything after "the"
4.18Page 17, line 5, strike everything before "continuing" and insert "house of representatives
4.19and senate. Upon passage of both houses, the resolution" and strike ", or terminating"
4.20Page 17, line 7, strike "terminate" and insert "extend"
4.21Page 17, line 8, strike "peacetime" and insert "declared" and strike "extending beyond"
4.22and insert "to more than"
4.23Page 17, line 9, strike "peacetime"
4.24Page 17, line 10, after the period, insert "If not renewed by the legislature, the governor
4.25may not reissue a declaration of emergency for the same or similar emergency."
4.26Page 17, after line 13, insert:

4.27    "Sec. 13. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 12.31, subdivision 3, is amended to read:
4.28    Subd. 3. Effect of declaration of peacetime emergency. (a) A declaration of a peacetime
4.29emergency in accordance with this section authorizes the governor to exercise for a period
4.30not to exceed the time specified in this section the powers and duties conferred and imposed
5.1by this chapter for a peacetime declared emergency and invokes the necessary portions of
5.2the state emergency operations plan developed pursuant to section 12.21, subdivision 3,
5.3relating to response and recovery aspects and may authorize aid and assistance under the
5.4plan. Nothing in this section shall preclude the governor or the governor's commissioners
5.5from pursuing all federal funding available. An emergency declared in response to
5.6bioterrorism or a public health emergency is governed by chapter 144.
5.7(b) During a declared emergency, the governor and the governor's commissioners must
5.8not suspend a person's business license for a failure or alleged failure to comply with an
5.9order or rule promulgated by the governor under authority of section 12.21, subdivision 3,
5.10clause (1), or violate any right afforded to a person under the state or federal constitution.

5.11    Sec. 14. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 12.32, is amended to read:
5.13Orders and rules promulgated by the governor under authority of section 12.21,
5.14subdivision 3
, clause (1), when approved by the Executive Council and filed in the Office
5.15of the Secretary of State, have, during a national security emergency, peacetime declared
5.16emergency, public health emergency, or energy supply emergency, do not have the full
5.17force and effect of law unless the content of the order or rule is enacted by the legislature
5.18in law no later than five days after the order or rule first takes effect. Rules and ordinances
5.19of any agency or political subdivision of the state inconsistent with the provisions of this
5.20chapter or with any order or rule having the force and effect of law issued under the authority
5.21of this chapter, is suspended during the period of time and to the extent that the emergency
5.23Page 17, line 29, strike "notwithstanding any other" and insert "unless otherwise provided
5.25Page 18, after line 20, insert:

5.26    "Sec. 17. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 12.61, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
5.27    Subd. 2. Emergency executive order. (a) During a national security declared emergency
5.28or a peacetime emergency declared under section 12.31, the governor may issue an
5.29emergency executive order upon finding that the number of seriously ill or injured persons
5.30exceeds the emergency hospital or medical transport capacity of one or more regional
5.31hospital systems and that care for those persons has to be given in temporary care facilities.
6.1(b) During the effective period of the emergency executive order, a responder in any
6.2impacted region acting consistent with emergency plans is not liable for any civil damages
6.3or administrative sanctions as a result of good-faith acts or omissions by that responder in
6.4rendering emergency care, advice, or assistance. This section does not apply in case of
6.5malfeasance in office or willful or wanton actions."
6.6Page 72, after line 21, insert:

6.8The revisor of statutes must renumber the subdivisions in Minnesota Statutes, section
6.912.03, in alphabetical order and revise all cross-references accordingly."
6.10Page 72, after line 30, insert:
6.11    "Subd. 5. Emergency Orders. Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 12.45, is repealed."
6.12Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
6.13Amend the title accordingly