1.1 .................... moves to amend H.F. No. 454 as follows:
1.2Page 1, line 7, before "The" insert "(a)"
1.3Page 2, line 8, before "For" insert "(b)"
1.4Page 2, after line 11, insert:
1.5"(c) For purposes of this subdivision, "domestic partners" are persons who:
1.6(1) are the same sex;
1.7(2) are adults and mentally competent to enter into legally binding contracts;
1.8(3) have assumed responsibility for each other's basic common welfare, financial
1.9obligations, and well being;
1.10(4) share a common domicile and primary residence with each other on a permanent
1.12(5) have a committed interdependent relationship with each other, intend to continue
1.13that relationship indefinitely, and do not have this type of relationship with any other
1.15(6) are not married to another person and have not entered into a domestic
1.16partnership arrangement that is currently in effect; and
1.17(7) are not related by blood or adoption so that a marriage between them would be
1.18prohibited under section 517.03, subdivision 1, paragraph (a), clause (2) or (3)."