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10.05 REMOTE HOUSE OPERATIONS.(a) The Minnesota House of Representatives may allow floor and committee procedures related to member debate and voting to occur by means of distance voting, remote electronic voting, or voting by other means designed to allow legislative operations in urgent or pressing situations.

(b) A member may attend and vote during floor sessions or committee meetings via remote means if practicable, for reasons related to the health or safety of the member or the member's family, and with advance permission of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

(c) Witnesses may participate in committee hearings via remote means as far as is practicable.

(d) An entirely remote hearing or floor session may not be held without prior approval of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

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