1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1656, the second engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 1, before line 7, insert:

1.3    "Section 1. [216C.390] LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS.
1.4(a) The legislature finds that increasing the competitiveness of Minnesota is critically
1.5important to ensuring the state's economy is strong and growing. Increasing competitiveness
1.6can be accomplished by improving productivity, improving competition, and improving
1.8(b) The legislature further finds that overregulation and overtaxation reduce the
1.9competitiveness of Minnesota by discouraging new investments and new competition.
1.10Minnesota consistently ranks among the highest taxed states in the nation and the cost of
1.11doing business in Minnesota continues to rise.
1.12(c) In order to ensure a strong and growing economy, Minnesota should address policies
1.13that create roadblocks to private sector growth and policies that undermine investment.
1.14EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment."
1.15Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
1.16Amend the title accordingly