1.1.................... moves to amend S. F. No. 2227, the third engrossment, as amended, as
1.3Page 20, after line 24, insert:

1.4    "Sec. 5. Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 10.60, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
1.5    Subd. 4. Permitted material. (a) Material specified in this subdivision may be included
1.6on a website or in a publication, but only if the material complies with subdivision 2. This
1.7subdivision is not a comprehensive list of material that may be contained on a website or
1.8in a publication, if the material complies with subdivision 2.
1.9(b) A website or publication may include biographical information about an elected or
1.10appointed official, a single official photograph of the official, and photographs of the official
1.11performing functions related to the office. Photographs of a constitutional officer performing
1.12functions related to the office may not be included on a website or publication during the
1.13period beginning 60 days after adjournment sine die of the legislature in a year the
1.14constitutional office is on the ballot, and ending the day after the state general election in
1.15that year. There is no limitation on photographs, webcasts, archives of webcasts, and audio
1.16or video files that facilitate access to information or services or inform the public about the
1.17duties and obligations of the office or that are intended to promote trade or tourism. Except
1.18during the period beginning 60 days after adjournment sine die of the legislature in a year
1.19that the office of governor is subject to election, and ending the day after the state general
1.20election in that year, a state website or publication may include photographs or information
1.21involving civic or charitable work done by the governor's spouse, provided that these
1.22activities relate to the functions of the governor's office.
1.23(c) A website or publication may include press releases, proposals, policy positions, and
1.24other information directly related to the legal functions, duties, and jurisdiction of a public
1.25official or organization.
2.1(d) The election-related website maintained by the Office of the Secretary of State shall
2.2provide links to:
2.3(1) the campaign website of any candidate for legislative, constitutional, judicial, or
2.4federal office who requests or whose campaign committee requests such a link and provides
2.5in writing a valid URL address to the Office of the Secretary of State; and
2.6(2) the website of any individual or group advocating for or against or providing neutral
2.7information with respect to any ballot question, where the individual or group requests such
2.8a link and provides in writing a valid website address and valid e-mail address to the Office
2.9of the Secretary of State.
2.10These links must be provided on the election-related website maintained by the Office
2.11of the Secretary of State from the opening of filing for the office in question until the business
2.12day following the day on which the State Canvassing Board has declared the results of the
2.13state general election, or November 30 of the year in which the election has taken place,
2.14whichever date is earlier. The link must be activated on the election-related website
2.15maintained by the Office of the Secretary of State within two business days of receipt of
2.16the request from a qualified candidate or committee."
2.17Page 33, after line 9, insert:

2.18    "Sec. 25. Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 43A.32, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
2.19    Subdivision 1. Prohibition. (a) No employee shall, directly or indirectly, during hours
2.20of employment solicit or receive funds for political purposes engage in political activity, or
2.21use official authority or influence to compel an employee in the classified service to apply
2.22for membership in or become a member of any political organization, to pay or promise to
2.23pay any assessment, subscription, or contribution or to take part in any political activity.
2.24(b) As used in this subdivision, "political activity" means any activity intended to
2.25influence, directly or indirectly, voting at a federal, state, or local election and includes, but
2.26is not limited to:
2.27(1) engaging in any of the following activity on behalf of a candidate, committee, or
2.28political party unit:
2.29(i) soliciting or receiving contributions;
2.30(ii) recording contribution receipts;
2.31(iii) sending contribution thank-you notes or contribution receipt forms to contributors;
3.1(iv) preparing reports required to be filed under chapter 10A, chapter 211A, or applicable
3.2federal law;
3.3(2) design or production of campaign material for an election;
3.4(3) participating in campaign planning or training for candidates; or
3.5(4) preparing a written campaign plan for a candidate.
3.6(c) A constitutional officer, and any employees of a constitutional officer, may not
3.7prepare or distribute, or assist in the preparation or distribution of, newsletters, questionnaires,
3.8or other mass mailings that contain a photograph or the name of the incumbent constitutional
3.9officer, or individualized letters of congratulations that contain a photograph or the name
3.10of the incumbent constitutional officer, during the period beginning 60 days after adjournment
3.11sine die of the legislature in a year the constitutional office is on the ballot and ending the
3.12day after the state general election in that year. A constitutional officer or employee subject
3.13to the restrictions provided by this paragraph may not circumvent those restrictions by
3.14directing other employees to engage in a prohibited activity on the constitutional officer or
3.15employee's behalf.
3.16EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective the day following final enactment."
3.17Page 82, after line 25 insert:

3.20Costs associated with implementation of sections 5 and 25 must be absorbed through
3.21existing appropriations provided to an affected office or department by law."
3.22Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
3.23Amend the title accordingly