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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Thursday, March 14, 2019


The following House Files were introduced:

Hansen; Swedzinski; Lillie; Robbins; Heinrich; Xiong, T.; Becker-Finn; Koznick; Scott; Nash; Heintzeman; Baker; Anderson; Lueck; Bahr; Poston; Johnson; Theis and Daudt introduced:

H. F. 2470, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying legal firearms to take turkey; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 97B.722.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy.

Hassan introduced:

H. F. 2471, A bill for an act relating to religious holidays; modifying student absence from school for religious observances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 120A.35; 120A.40.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy.

Youakim and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 2472, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a construction exemption for certain interpretive centers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Nash, Ecklund, Davids, Wolgamott, Poppe and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 2473, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying local government taxing authority; expanding the limitation on excise taxes and fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 477A.016.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Claflin introduced:

H. F. 2474, A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating a child care economic grant program; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Schultz, Schomacker, Vogel and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 2475, A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; modifying provisions governing financial exploitation protections for vulnerable adults; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 45A.01, by adding a subdivision; 45A.02; 45A.03; 45A.04; 45A.05; 45A.06; 45A.07; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 45A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Demuth, Sandell, Theis, Erickson, Jurgens, Bennett and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2476, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the special education funding formula; increasing special education aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 125A.76, subdivision 2a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2477, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts and charter schools to record expenditures for voluntary prekindergarten pupils; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.151, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2478, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for mental health grants for farm families and business operators.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2479, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the responsibilities of the community education advisory council; modifying the calculation and allowable uses of general community education revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 124D.19, subdivision 2; 124D.20, subdivisions 3, 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2480, A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring a portion of voluntary prekindergarten participants to be served through mixed-delivery services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.151, subdivisions 3, 5, 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2481, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school boards to implement flexible learning year programs without approval by the commissioner of education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 120A.41; 124D.12; 124D.121; 124D.122; 124D.126, subdivision 1; 124D.127.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2482, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for professional development to improve reading instruction; allowing for hiring bonuses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 122A.61, by adding a subdivision; 123B.02, by adding a subdivision; 124D.98, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy.

Daniels introduced:

H. F. 2483, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to study the feasibility of an interchange on Interstate Highway 35 at County Road 9 in Rice County.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Koegel introduced:

H. F. 2484, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for asset preservation at the National Sports Center in Blaine; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Bahner introduced:

H. F. 2485, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property tax refunds; increasing the maximum refund for the homestead credit refund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290A.04, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2486, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the medical assistance reimbursement rate for crisis stabilization services in residential settings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.0624, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Tabke, Lippert and Brand introduced:

H. F. 2487, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a grant program for Minnesota corn and soybean farmers who plant seeds that do not contain systemic insecticides; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Mariani; Vang; Xiong, T.; Noor and Lee introduced:

H. F. 2488, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a linked high school-college experience with an emphasis on workforce development; establishing P-TECH schools; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 124D; 136A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Policy.

Murphy by request introduced:

H. F. 2489, A bill for an act relating to retirement; increasing contribution rates in the higher education individual retirement account plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 354B.23, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Wolgamott, Poppe, Lien and Theis introduced:

H. F. 2490, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a grant program for skate parks throughout the state; authorizing the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission to build skate parks; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 240A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Sundin, Ecklund, Lien, Lillie, Nelson, Mahoney, Elkins, Pinto, Considine, Cantrell and Lislegard introduced:

H. F. 2491, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; modifying definition of independent contractors in trucking and messenger/courier industries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 176.043.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2492, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing an electric vehicle charging station revolving loan program; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 2493, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for SciTechsperience.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2494, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a Minnesota Citizens Federal Oversight Committee; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Nash, Theis and Pierson introduced:

H. F. 2495, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a Legislative Commission on Housing Affordability; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Christensen introduced:

H. F. 2496, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to realign 60th Street and related improvements in Oak Park Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Robbins introduced:

H. F. 2497, A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating the display of certain business addresses on the website of the secretary of state; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Wazlawik and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 2498, A bill for an act relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for Minnesota Historical Society.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Lucero and Robbins introduced:

H. F. 2499, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; exempting sewage septic tank trucks from certain vehicle-weight limitations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 169.829, by adding a subdivision; 169.87, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation Finance and Policy Division.

Pierson, Lee, Boe, Miller, Fischer, Huot and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2500, A resolution calling for an end to the cold genocide and forced organ harvesting from Falun Gong practitioners in China.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Howard and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2501, A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting city and town expenditures for city and town historical societies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 138.053.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Layman introduced:

H. F. 2502, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; temporarily prohibiting enforcement of penalties for failure to remove ice houses.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy.

Heinrich, Wolgamott, Heintzeman and Stephenson introduced:

H. F. 2503, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for highway-rail grade separation project in Anoka; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Torkelson, Brand, Gruenhagen, Boe and Miller introduced:

H. F. 2504, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Ecklund, Sundin, Sandstede and Lislegard introduced:

H. F. 2505, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to improve quality of forest inventory data.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Wazlawik introduced:

H. F. 2506, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for community prosperity grants.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Huot and Bierman introduced:

H. F. 2507, A bill for an act relating to public safety; consolidating various DWI provisions; modifying fine distribution for certain DWIs committed in recreational vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 84.83, subdivision 5; 86B.705, subdivision 2; 97A.065, subdivision 2; 169A.20, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169A.20, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 1c.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Vogel introduced:

H. F. 2508, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying certain requirements related to public contracting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 16C.045; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Freiberg and Carlson, L. introduced:

H. F. 2509, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a Volunteerism Innovation Board; requiring grants; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 129E.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Huot, Bierman, Heintzeman, Fabian, Urdahl and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2510, A bill for an act relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for Minnesota Zoological Garden.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Lippert introduced:

H. F. 2511, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for development of local trail connections in Northfield to the Mill Towns State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Long, Gomez, Hornstein, Noor, Lee, Hassan, Wagenius, Davnie, Dehn and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 2512, A bill for an act relating to retirement; revising the employer supplemental and state contributions to the Public Employees Retirement Association related to the former MERF division; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 353.27, subdivision 3c; 353.505.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 2513, A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring commissioner of Pollution Control Agency to engage in rulemaking and to take certain actions with respect to class 3 and 4 waters.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy.

Schultz, Olson and Moran introduced:

H. F. 2514, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a study creating Duluth-Iron Range African Heritage Hub.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Schultz, Olson, Murphy, Torkelson, Ecklund, Lislegard, Layman, Sandstede, Sundin, Hausman and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2515, A resolution declaring September 7, 2019, as Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Appreciation Day in Minnesota, encouraging all Minnesotans to learn about the importance of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River to the economy and the environment of Minnesota, and urging recognition of this day across the region.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Munson, Lippert and Brand introduced:

H. F. 2516, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing state aid for school district telecommunications projects; modifying the calculation of telecommunications equity access aid for public and nonpublic schools; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 125B.26, subdivisions 4, 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Munson, Drazkowski, Bahr, Liebling, Schultz and Miller introduced:

H. F. 2517, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring transparency in hospital billing within a certain time; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.586, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy.

Munson, Drazkowski, Bahr, Schultz and Miller introduced:

H. F. 2518, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring cost disclosure for qualifying prescription drugs; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Schomacker, Swedzinski, Torkelson, Fabian and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 2519, A bill for an act relating to water; requiring rulemaking for shallow lakes; requiring review and report on rules for shallow lakes.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy.

Quam, Torkelson and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 2520, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; amending the distribution of contributions made for Law Enforcement Memorial Association license plates; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 168.1294, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Koznick introduced:

H. F. 2521, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to expand the Kenrick Avenue park-and-ride facility in Lakeville.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Hassan; Her; Mariani; Xiong, J.; Considine; Cantrell; Noor and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 2522, A bill for an act relating to vocational rehabilitation; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 2523, A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing advisory task force on green roofs; requiring a report; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy.

Nash introduced:

H. F. 2524, A bill for an act relating to the secretary of state; creating a technology and cybersecurity account; providing for technology and cybersecurity maintenance; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Schultz, Miller, Bierman, Olson, Fischer, Pinto and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 2525, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for grants to Life House and The Link.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Hausman, Her, Gunther, Howard, Theis, Hornstein and Noor introduced:

H. F. 2526, A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money for a housing mediation eviction prevention program.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 2527, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for grants to the Minnesota Turf Seed Council.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Murphy introduced:

H. F. 2528, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for city of Rice Lake water, sewer, and utilities extension; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Murphy introduced:

H. F. 2529, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the safe routes to school grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Schultz and Lislegard introduced:

H. F. 2530, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; reducing the dividends received deduction for debt financed stock; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290.21, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Sandell; Robbins; Youakim; Her; Edelson; Carlson, L., and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2531, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant to the Minnesota Council on Economic Education; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Sandstede, Ecklund, Considine, Sundin and Layman introduced:

H. F. 2532, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Correctional Facility - Togo wastewater infrastructure improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Bernardy, Moran, Klevorn, Gomez, Hausman, Her, Vang, Schultz, Loeffler, Moller, Olson and Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 2533, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; appropriating money for the Office on the Economic Status of Women and related duties.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2534, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; modifying definition of expressly advocating; providing for disclosure of electioneering communications; amending prorating method for contributions or use of general treasury money; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 10A.01, subdivision 16a; 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.20, subdivision 3; 10A.244; 10A.25, subdivision 3a; 10A.27, subdivision 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

Pierson, Sundin, Ecklund, Dehn, Torkelson and Fabian introduced:

H. F. 2535, A bill for an act relating to clean water; establishing a grant program to clean up contaminated tax-forfeited property; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Mann; Richardson; Hassan; Xiong, J.; Bahner and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 2536, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying personal care assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.0659, subdivisions 1, 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Policy.

Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 2537, A bill for an act relating to the State Fire Code; adding fire safety requirements for places of public accommodation; requiring inspections by the state fire marshal of places of public accommodation; creating a dedicated account in the special revenue fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 299F.391, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 2538, A bill for an act relating to commerce; appropriating money for unclaimed property compliance.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Pryor introduced:

H. F. 2539, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing for review of variance denials for family child care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 245A.16, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Christensen introduced:

H. F. 2540, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying extended time revenue provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124E.20, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Vang and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 2541, A bill for an act relating to health; allowing for the sale of certain products containing cannabidiol derived from industrial hemp; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce.

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2542, A bill for an act relating to housing; modifying the Minnesota Bond Allocation Act relating to housing bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 474A.02, by adding subdivisions; 474A.061, subdivisions 1, 2a, by adding a subdivision; 474A.091, subdivisions 2, 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Mahoney, Ecklund and Sundin introduced:

H. F. 2543, A bill for an act relating to employment; exempting minor league baseball players from minimum wage and overtime requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 177.23, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor.

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2544, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing funding and related programs for the Office of Higher Education, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; the University of Minnesota, and other related programs; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 127A.70, subdivision 2; 136A.101, subdivision 5a; 136A.121, subdivisions 5, 6; 136A.246, subdivisions 4, 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.