1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1721, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 5, after line 34, insert:

1.3    "Sec. 10. Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116J.66, is amended to read:
1.5The commissioner shall establish within the department a business assistance center.
1.6The center shall consist of (1) a Bureau of Small Business which shall have as its sole
1.7function the provision of assistance to small businesses in the state and (2) a bureau
1.8of licenses to assist all businesses in obtaining state licenses and permits. This center
1.9shall be accorded at least equal status with the other major operating units within the
1.10department. A small business advocate office is established in the Business Assistance
1.11Center to provide one-stop access for small businesses in need of information or assistance
1.12in obtaining or renewing licenses, meeting state regulatory requirements, or resolving
1.13disputes with state agencies."
1.14Amend the title accordingly