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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Thursday, January 19, 2017


The following House Files were introduced:

Zerwas; Cornish; Bahr, C.; Fabian; Daudt; Baker; Nash; Drazkowski; McDonald; Pugh; O'Neill; Johnson, B.; Uglem; Franke; Runbeck; Lohmer; Howe; Miller; Theis; Franson; Rarick; Dettmer and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 322, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing governmental units to sue to recover for the public safety response costs related to unlawful assemblies and public nuisances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.

Howe introduced:

H. F. 323, A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing transportation finance; proposing a constitutional amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, to allocate state tax revenue related to motor vehicle repair or maintenance exclusively to fund roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.94.

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

Backer introduced:

H. F. 324, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; providing an interstate compact for the recognition of emergency medical services personnel licensure; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144E.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 325, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Parkers Prairie for swimming pool renovations; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Howe introduced:

H. F. 326, A bill for an act relating to transportation; designating a segment of marked Trunk Highway 23 in the city and town of Paynesville as Medal of Honor recipient Kenneth L. Olson Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy.

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 327, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; modifying occupational disease provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 176.011, subdivision 15.

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

Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 328, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing for a maximum rate of 7.85 percent on active trade or business income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.06, subdivisions 2c, 2d; 290.0675, subdivisions 1, 3.

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

Rarick, Smith, Daudt, Theis, Pierson, Loonan, Swedzinski, Sundin, Considine, Ecklund, Daniels, Christensen, McDonald, Hamilton, Poston, Cornish, Lucero, Franson and Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 329, A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating the manufacture, sale, and use of fireworks; dedicating a portion of revenues from the sale of certain fireworks for public safety purposes; providing for a new account in the state treasury; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297A.94; 624.20, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 88.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.

Nash, Nelson, Lesch and Quam introduced:

H. F. 330, A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring a two-thirds vote to impose an interim ordinance; requiring a public hearing after ten-day notice before imposing an interim ordinance relating to housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 462.355, subdivision 4.

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

Anderson, P.; Johnson, C., and Backer introduced:

H. F. 331, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; decreasing the administration and promotion allowance for the tractor rollover protection pilot grant program; appropriating money for tractor rollover protection grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 17.119, subdivision 2.

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

Miller; Johnson, C.; Torkelson; Gunther; Urdahl; Gruenhagen and Backer introduced:

H. F. 332, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring an agreement with the city of Fairfax to operate Fort Ridgely State Park Golf Course.

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

Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 333, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying resident licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97A.405, subdivision 5.

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

Zerwas and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 334, A bill for an act relating to health; repealing the Minnesota Radon Licensing Act; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.4961.

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

Layman and Bliss introduced:

H. F. 335, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to cover cost overruns for the Myles Reif Center for the Performing Arts project in Grand Rapids.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 336, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Black Beach campground in Silver Bay; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 337, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a wastewater collection and treatment facility in Silver Creek Township; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Green, McDonald, Ecklund and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 338, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing alternative wetland mitigation options in greater than 80 percent areas; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103G.222, by adding a subdivision.

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

Knoblach, Urdahl and Theis introduced:

H. F. 339, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for St. Cloud State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 340, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending prohibition governing use of wireless communications device; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.475, subdivisions 2, 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy.

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 341, A bill for an act relating to education; pursuing strategies to prevent over-enrolling minority students and English learners in special education, dismissing more minority students than other students with disabilities, or placing more minority students than other students in settings other than general education classrooms; emphasizing cultural competency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 120B.12, subdivision 1; 121A.55; 122A.06, subdivision 4; 125A.08; 125A.56.

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

Metsa introduced:

H. F. 342, A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; adding six unorganized territories to certain distributions of the production tax on taconite; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 298.28, subdivision 3.

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

Metsa introduced:

H. F. 343, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to renovate the Miner's Memorial Building; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Davnie and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 344, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the calculation of special education aid; increasing school district basic revenue; indexing basic revenue to inflation; authorizing a school district to renew an expiring referendum by action of the school board; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 125A.76, subdivisions 1, 2c; 125A.79, subdivision 5; 126C.10, subdivision 2; 126C.17, by adding a subdivision.

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

Zerwas, Theis, McDonald and Fenton introduced:

H. F. 345, A bill for an act relating to health; creating the Palliative Care Advisory Committee; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 346, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring peace officers to receive training in crisis response, conflict management, and cultural diversity; reforming and increasing funding for peace officer training reimbursement; providing reimbursement grants for pathway to policing programs; authorizing the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board to collect peace officer race data for a limited purpose; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 171.20, subdivision 4; 357.021, subdivision 7; 363A.08, subdivision 4; 626.8432, subdivision 1; 626.845, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.

Koznick, Metsa, Schultz and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 347, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; regulating transfers of manufactured homes when ownership is at issue; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy.

Hornstein, Pinto, Allen and Lien introduced:

H. F. 348, A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; expanding the definition of domestic corporations to include certain foreign corporations incorporated in tax havens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.01, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 290.17, subdivision 4.

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

McDonald and Bahr, C. introduced:

H. F. 349, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; repealing the tax on digital products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297A.61, subdivisions 3, 4, 38; 297A.668, subdivisions 1, 2, 6a, 7; 297A.669, subdivision 14a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.61, subdivisions 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56.

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

Liebling introduced:

H. F. 350, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the count of pupil units for purposes of calculating charter school lease aid to include a pupil's time spent in PSEO courses; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124E.22.

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

Hertaus, Davids, McDonald, Uglem, Hoppe, Albright, Peterson, Slocum, Zerwas and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 351, A bill for an act relating to taxation; gross revenues and gross receipts; exempting certain supplemental payments from gross revenues that are subject to the provider tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 295.53, subdivision 1.

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

Rosenthal, Cornish and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 352, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating funds to the commissioner of public safety to process controlled substance evidence submitted to the state's crime laboratories for chemical testing in a timely manner.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance.

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 353, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for street and sewer improvements in the city of Waldorf; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Fabian, Urdahl, Heintzeman, Fenton, Backer, Schultz, Miller and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 354, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a waiver dispute process for waiver requests requested by health carriers or preferred provider organizations on provider geographic accessibility requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62K.10, subdivision 5.

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

Wagenius; Murphy, E.; Maye Quade; Lee and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 355, A bill for an act relating to health; lowering the blood lead level that constitutes an elevated blood lead level in the Lead Poisoning Prevention Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.9501, subdivision 9.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 356, A resolution relating to ratification of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution; memorializing Congress to remove the deadline for ratification of the amendment by the states.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.

Allen, Hornstein, Mariani, Liebling and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 357, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding general assistance eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256D.01, subdivision 1a; 256D.05, subdivision 1.

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

Bly; Koegel; Clark; Dehn, R.; Ward; Allen; Lee; Sundin; Ecklund; Nelson; Hausman; Carlson, L.; Bernardy; Omar; Moran; Wagenius; Schultz; Mahoney; Flanagan; Hansen; Freiberg; Olson; Considine; Lien; Slocum; Liebling; Lesch; Pinto; Fischer; Masin; Lillie; Johnson, C.; Mariani; Davnie and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 358, A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and auditor general for the Minnesota Health Plan; requesting a 1332 waiver; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62W.

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

Lucero, Garofalo and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 359, A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing prohibition on issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Murphy, M.; Schultz and Olson introduced:

H. F. 360, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Minneapolis to Duluth high-speed passenger rail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Nelson introduced:

H. F. 361, A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring the payout of earned paid time off at separation from employment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181.171, by adding subdivisions.

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

Murphy, M.; Olson and Schultz introduced:

H. F. 362, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to the Duluth airports.

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

Davids, Ecklund, Metsa, Sundin, Knoblach, Layman, Franke and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 363, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for building materials purchased by nonprofit snowmobile clubs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dettmer, Lillie and Fenton introduced:

H. F. 364, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing sale of certain state lands.

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

Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 365, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a refundable student loan credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Hansen, Bly and Davids introduced:

H. F. 366, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting use of unmanned aircraft systems to take, harm, or harass wild animals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.

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

Bliss and Layman introduced:

H. F. 367, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a bridge over the Popple River in Itasca County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Bliss, Howe and Poston introduced:

H. F. 368, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting the assignment of military pay or benefits; providing penalties and remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Veterans Affairs Division.

Theis; Mahoney; Gunther; Swedzinski; Clark; O'Driscoll; Johnson, C.; Considine; Lien and Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 369, A bill for an act relating to vocational rehabilitation; appropriating money for centers for independent living.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 370, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Fenton, Lillie and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 371, A bill for an act relating to counties; allowing a county board to temporarily fill a county commissioner vacancy by appointment in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 375.101, subdivision 1.

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

Nash and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 372, A bill for an act relating to solid waste; prohibiting incentives for specified methods of collection or recycling; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 115A.94, by adding a subdivision.

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

Howe and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 373, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing rebates for natural gas vehicles and fueling stations; establishing a rebate program with the Department of Commerce; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy.

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 374, A bill for an act relating to the city of Canby; allowing creation of a special tax increment financing district.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 375, A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing a county board to appropriate money for a veterans memorial anywhere in the county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 375.18, subdivision 10.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Veterans Affairs Division.

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 376, A bill for an act relating to education; creating choice scholarships for students who have dropped out of high school; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 377, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating franchises; prohibiting disclaimers of violations; regulating renewals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 80C.13, subdivision 2; 80C.14, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 80C.17, subdivision 5; 80C.21.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 378, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute upgrades.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 379, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing additional school employees to participate in Southwest Minnesota State University's special education teacher education program; extending an appropriation; amending Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 25, section 62, subdivision 17.

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

Urdahl and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 380, A bill for an act relating to transportation; increasing fines for certain traffic violations around school buses; requiring violator to attend driver improvement clinic; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.444, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation and Regional Governance Policy.

Petersburg and Davids introduced:

H. F. 381, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; clarifying exemption on nonprofit tickets or admissions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.70, subdivision 10.

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

Liebling; Schultz; Murphy, E.; Sauke; Lien; Fischer; Considine; Loeffler and Allen introduced:

H. F. 382, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing network access standards based on appointment wait times for managed care and county-based purchasing plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.69, by adding a subdivision.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 383, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for a Rice Creek Regional Trail crossing on Silver Lake Road in New Brighton.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 384, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for early voting; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 201.022, subdivision 1; 203B.001; 203B.01, by adding a subdivision; 203B.03, subdivision 1; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.081, subdivision 2; 203B.085; 203B.121, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 204B.28, subdivision 2; 206.82, subdivision 1; 206.83; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 203B.081, subdivision 3.

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

Lucero, Knoblach, O'Neill, McDonald, Theis, Howe and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 385, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for lane expansion of marked Interstate Highway 94 and replacement of black iron overpasses in Wright County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

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