1.1.................... moves to amend H. F. No. 1116 as follows:
1.2Page 17, after line 33, insert:

1.3    "Sec. 13. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 160.276, subdivision 8, is amended to read:
1.4    Subd. 8. Revenue. The agreement may provide that the vendor pay a portion of
1.5the gross revenues derived from advertising. These revenues must be paid to the state for
1.6deposit in the safety rest area account established in section 160.2745. The commissioner
1.7of transportation and director of the Office of Explore Minnesota Tourism may enter into
1.8an interagency agreement to define the distribution of the revenues generated in this
1.9subdivision and subdivisions 2a and 3a."
1.10Pages 22 to 23, delete section 19
1.11Page 23, line 9, before "116U.65" insert "and" and delete "; and 469.329"
1.12Page 29, line 5, after "when" insert "a preponderance of the available evidence
1.14Page 29, lines 27 to 31, delete the new language and reinstate the stricken language
1.15Page 30, delete lines 6 to 8
1.16Page 34, after line 31, insert:

1.17    "Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 268.031, is amended to read:
1.18268.031 STANDARD OF PROOF.
1.19All issues of fact under the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Law are determined
1.20by a preponderance of the evidence. Preponderance of the evidence means evidence in
1.21substantiation of a fact that, when weighed against the evidence opposing the fact, is more
1.22convincing and has a greater probability of truth."
1.23Page 36, after line 24, insert:

1.24    "Sec. 7. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 268.035, is amended by adding a subdivision
1.25to read:
2.1    Subd. 20a. Preponderance of the evidence. "Preponderance of the evidence"
2.2means evidence in substantiation of a fact that, when weighed against the evidence
2.3opposing the fact, is more convincing and has a greater probability of truth."
2.4Page 51, after line 30, insert:

2.5    "Sec. 29. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 268.095, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
2.6    Subd. 4. Discharge. An applicant who was discharged from employment by an
2.7employer is ineligible for all unemployment benefits according to subdivision 10 only
2.8if a preponderance of the available evidence shows:
2.9    (1) the applicant was discharged because of employment misconduct as defined
2.10in subdivision 6; or
2.11    (2) the applicant was discharged because of aggravated employment misconduct as
2.12defined in subdivision 6a."
2.13Page 54, line 34, strike ", without regard to any burden of proof"
2.14Page 56, line 4, after the second comma, insert "and"
2.15Page 56, line 5, strike everything after "scheduled"
2.16Page 56, line 6, strike "certain" and insert ". The notice must set out the parties'"
2.17and after "hearing." insert "The notice must explain that the matter will be decided by the
2.18unemployment law judge based upon a preponderance of the available evidence. The
2.19notice must explain in clear and simple language the meaning of the term "preponderance
2.20of the evidence.""
2.21Page 56, line 10, strike "without"
2.22Page 56, line 11, strike "regard to any burden of proof" and strike "and not an
2.24Page 56, line 12, strike "proceeding" and after the period, insert "At the beginning
2.25of the hearing the unemployment law judge must fully explain how the hearing will
2.26be conducted, that the matter will be decided upon a preponderance of the available
2.27evidence, and, in clear and simple language, the meaning of the term "preponderance
2.28of the evidence.""
2.29Page 59, after line 19, insert:

2.30    "Sec. 38. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 268.105, subdivision 4, is amended to read:
2.31    Subd. 4. Oaths; subpoenas. An unemployment law judge has authority to
2.32administer oaths and affirmations, take depositions, and issue subpoenas to compel the
2.33attendance of witnesses and the production of documents and other personal property
2.34considered necessary as evidence in connection with the subject matter of an evidentiary
3.1The unemployment law judge must give full consideration to a request for a
3.2subpoena and must not unreasonably deny a request for a subpoena. If a subpoena request
3.3is initially denied, the unemployment law judge must, on the unemployment law judge's
3.4own motion, reconsider that request during the evidentiary hearing and rule on whether
3.5the request was properly denied. If the request was not properly denied, the evidentiary
3.6hearing must be continued for issuance of the subpoena. The subpoenas are enforceable
3.7through the district court in Ramsey County. Witnesses subpoenaed, other than an involved
3.8applicant or involved employer or officers and employees of an involved employer, must
3.9be paid by the department the same witness fees as in a civil action in district court."
3.10Page 64, line 21, delete "(a)"
3.11Page 64, delete line 23
3.12Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
3.13Amend the title accordingly