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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Thursday, January 26, 2017


The following House Files were introduced:

Peterson and Davids introduced:

H. F. 484, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; freezing the state general levy at the 2017 level; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 275.025, subdivision 1.

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

Anderson, P.; Poppe; Hamilton and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 485, A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing an agricultural educator grant program; appropriating money.

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

Garofalo, Lien and Albright introduced:

H. F. 486, A bill for an act relating to health; allowing a subtraction from state business tax for medical cannabis manufacturers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.0134, by adding a subdivision.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 487, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing exemptions for nonprofit animal shelters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.70, by adding a subdivision.

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

Bly; Murphy, E.; Applebaum; Lesch; Johnson, S.; Kunesh-Podein; Thissen; Metsa and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 488, 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.

Fenton, Erickson, Peterson, Loon, Davnie, Ward, Slocum, Bennett and Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 489, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing a grant to the Minnesota Principals Academy; appropriating money.

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

Lien introduced:

H. F. 490, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the operating payment rate for certain nonprofit nursing facilities in border cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256R.53, subdivision 2.

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

Clark, Schultz, Moran and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 491, A bill for an act relating to health; amending the Lead Poisoning Prevention Act; amending landlord requirements for renting residential property; creating the Dustin Luke Shields Act; amending radon and lead disclosure requirements; providing a property tax benefit for lead hazard reductions; providing a civil cause of action; appropriating money for lead and healthy homes grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 144.9501, subdivision 2; 504B.001, subdivision 14; 504B.161, subdivision 1; 513.57; 513.61; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 290.

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

Lueck introduced:

H. F. 492, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for an ATV trail connection; 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.

Sundin, Lueck, Sandstede, Ecklund, Considine, Rarick and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 493, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for marked Trunk Highway 73 realignment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Wills introduced:

H. F. 494, A bill for an act relating to education; special education teacher licensing; 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 Innovation Policy.

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 495, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for public infrastructure for the Big Lake Area Sanitary District; 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.

Schultz, Bly and Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 496, A bill for an act relating to health insurance; seeking federal waiver to allow individual consumers the opportunity to obtain coverage through the state employees group insurance plan (SEGIP).

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

Sundin, Slocum, Sandstede, Considine and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 497, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the Cromwell Wright Area Fire District as a special taxing district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 275.066.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 498, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; imposing an alternative fuel vehicle tax; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 296A.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 499, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing an urban bicycle lane use permit and a bicycle safety education program; imposing a fee; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.222, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171.

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

Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 500, A bill for an act relating to human services; making policy and technical changes to the nursing facility payment system; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 144.0724, subdivision 6; 256B.431, subdivision 30, by adding a subdivision; 256B.434, subdivision 4; 256R.02, subdivisions 4, 17, 18, 19, 22, 42, 52, by adding subdivisions; 256R.07, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 256R.10, by adding a subdivision; 256R.13, subdivision 4; 256R.37; 256R.40, subdivisions 1, 5; 256R.41; 256R.47; 256R.49; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256R; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256R.06, subdivision 7; 256R.54, subdivisions 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

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

Fenton, Slocum, Schomacker, Kiel, Backer, Maye Quade, Peterson and Jurgens introduced:

H. F. 501, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to voice response suicide prevention and mental health crisis response program and to expand statewide text message suicide prevention and mental health crisis response program.

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

Lueck introduced:

H. F. 502, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; allocating the estimated revenue from the sale of motor vehicle tires to the highway user tax distribution fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.94.

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

Hansen, Lillie, Lien, Halverson, Gunther and Franke introduced:

H. F. 503, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for Central Intelligence Agency retirees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0132, by adding a subdivision.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 504, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a retroactive exemption and refund for construction materials and supplies purchased by certain nonprofit economic development corporations; appropriating money.

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

Dettmer; Mahoney; Maye Quade; Lesch; Hilstrom; Lee; Hoppe; Zerwas; Heintzeman; Cornish; Kresha; Howe; Franson; Lueck; Hansen; Bly; Johnson, S.; Metsa; Flanagan; O'Driscoll; Poston; Daniels; Jurgens and Bliss introduced:

H. F. 505, A bill for an act relating to military veterans; appropriating money for a grant to the veterans defense project.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 506, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Green Giant Museum in Blue Earth; 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.

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 507, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for phase I of the city of Jackson's Memorial Park redevelopment; 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.

Gruenhagen, Loonan, Drazkowski and Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 508, A bill for an act relating to wages; modifying certain prevailing wage provisions; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.79, by adding a subdivision; 116J.871, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 177.43, subdivision 7; 177.44, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 177.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 509, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the city of Winnebago's northwest area utility improvements; 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.

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 510, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for public infrastructure for an industrial park in the city of Blue Earth; 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.

Fenton introduced:

H. F. 511, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money from the arts and cultural heritage fund for restoration and programming for the Miller Barn in Woodbury.

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

Rarick introduced:

H. F. 512, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water infrastructure projects in Pine City; 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.

Swedzinski, Ecklund, Allen, Urdahl, West and Davids introduced:

H. F. 513, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the working family credit for American Indians living on reservations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0671, subdivision 1.

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

Sundin, Rarick and Davids introduced:

H. F. 514, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain Indian-owned property from taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.

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

Wills introduced:

H. F. 515, A bill for an act relating to contracts; regulating automatic renewal clauses in consumer contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325G.

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

Loeffler; Carlson, L.; Schultz; Marquart; Slocum; Metsa; Maye Quade; Lee; Halverson; Bernardy; Hortman; Youakim; Dehn, R.; Clark; Allen; Sandstede and Omar introduced:

H. F. 516, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the working family credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0671, subdivisions 1, 7.

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

Albright; Hertaus; Uglem; Dehn, R., and Carlson, L. introduced:

H. F. 517, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional medical examiner's facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Zerwas; Murphy, E.; Dean, M.; Hamilton; Schomacker; Liebling; Albright; Backer; Halverson; Flanagan; McDonald; Lohmer and Considine introduced:

H. F. 518, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a complex pediatric home care nursing category for home care nursing services; increasing the payment rate for home care nursing services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0654, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Franson and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 519, A bill for an act relating to health; extending paid leave benefits to living organ donors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181.945, subdivisions 2, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181.9456.

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

Wills introduced:

H. F. 520, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; establishing a subtraction and credit for contributions to a Minnesota college savings plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 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.

Wills introduced:

H. F. 521, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; allowing a subtraction and establishing a refundable credit for certain contributions for higher education expenses; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 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.

Omar, Hornstein, Clark, Davnie, Lee, Allen, Ward and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 522, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for car sharing services from the motor vehicle rental tax and fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.64, subdivisions 2, 4.

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

Bly, Hausman and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 523, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for certain intercity passenger rail projects.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 524, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to conduct a highway mapping study.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 525, A bill for an act relating to public safety; traffic regulations; establishing speed limit on marked Interstate Highway 35E in St. Paul at 55 miles per hour; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Zerwas; Albright; Hamilton; Murphy, E., and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 526, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; creating a state Board of Occupational Therapy Practice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 148.6402, subdivision 4; 148.6405; 148.6408, subdivision 2; 148.6410, subdivision 2; 148.6412, subdivision 2; 148.6415; 148.6418, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 148.6420, subdivisions 1, 3, 5; 148.6423; 148.6425, subdivisions 2, 3; 148.6428; 148.6443, subdivisions 5, 6, 7, 8; 148.6445, subdivisions 1, 10; 148.6448; 214.01, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 148.6402, subdivision 2; 148.6450.

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

Hamilton, Marquart, McDonald, Petersburg and Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 527, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the wind energy production tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 272.029, subdivision 2.

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

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 528, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for rehabilitation of the Soo Line Trail bridge in Morrison 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.

Zerwas, Considine, Gunther, Loonan, Hausman and Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 529, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing interactive video for targeted case management; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256B.0621, subdivision 10; 256B.0625, subdivision 20, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0924, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 530, A bill for an act relating to the city of Wayzata; tax increment financing; extending the five-year rule for Tax Increment Financing District 3.

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

Thissen, Garofalo, Knoblach, Theis and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 531, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minneapolis People's Center.

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

Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 532, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax exemption for certain construction materials; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Lueck introduced:

H. F. 533, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the Garrison, Kathio, West Mille Lacs Lake Sanitary District to impose a local sales and use tax.

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

Nelson introduced:

H. F. 534, A bill for an act relating to counties; authorizing the appointment of specified county offices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 375.08; 375A.10, subdivision 5; 375A.12, subdivision 2; 382.01; 382.02; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 375A.

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

Baker and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 535, A bill for an act relating to education finance; qualifying specific on-site education programs located at a care and treatment facility as learning year programs; appropriating money.

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

Baker introduced:

H. F. 536, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of New London to impose a local sales and use tax and issue bonds for specified projects.

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

Baker introduced:

H. F. 537, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Spicer to impose a local sales and use tax for specified projects.

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

Christensen introduced:

H. F. 538, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring a personal learning plan for third grade students who do not read at grade level; requiring that a student who does not meet high school standards be informed that admission to a public school is free until age 21; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 120B.12, subdivision 3; 120B.125.

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

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 539, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rush Line Corridor Transitway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Albright; Poston; Jurgens; Bahr, C., and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 540, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing for transfer-on-death of title to motor vehicles; exempting transfer from motor vehicle sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256B.15, subdivision 1a; 297B.01, subdivision 16; 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.

Clark; Mariani; Hamilton; Baker; Hornstein; Allen; Loeffler; Omar; Ward; Moran; Mahoney; Johnson, S.; Lee; Dehn, R.; Maye Quade; Youakim; Fischer; Carlson, L.; Bernardy; Lillie; Masin; Kunesh-Podein; Hausman; Hansen; Metsa; Freiberg; Olson; Rosenthal; Carlson, A.; Pinto; Murphy, E.; Bly and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 541, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending requirements governing driver's licenses and Minnesota identification cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 171.06, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0410, subparts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 542, A bill for an act relating to public safety; codifying case law interpretation of terroristic threats; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.713, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 543, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating consumer fraud; modifying remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 325F.69, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mahoney and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 544, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the East Side Freedom Library; 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.

Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 545, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; prohibiting use of public funds to promote or defeat a ballot question; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 5; 10A.

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

Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 546, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for replacement of the Lake Titlow Dam; 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, Loon, Theis, Peterson, Kresha and Jurgens introduced:

H. F. 547, A bill for an act relating to education; administration of the federal Child and Adult Care Food Program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.111, subdivision 2a.

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

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 548, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for extending the Camp Ripley/Veterans State Trail; authorizing the 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.

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 549, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for AURI facilities improvement; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Koegel, Hortman, Hilstrom, Uglem and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 550, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for a fabrication lab for the Anoka-Hennepin school district's Secondary Technical Education Program; appropriating money.

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

Green, Poston, Whelan and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 551, A bill for an act relating to environment; eliminating rulemaking authority of Pollution Control Agency and Department of Natural Resources; providing for sunset or enactment of existing rules.

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

Green; Newberger; Whelan; Grossell; Johnson, B.; Daniels; Schomacker; Backer; Nash; Swedzinski; Bliss; Anderson, P.; Lucero; O'Neill; Heintzeman; Erickson; Poston and Miller introduced:

H. F. 552, A bill for an act relating to administrative rulemaking; requiring a specific grant of authority in law for adoption of rules; reducing the threshold for conducting a public hearing on expedited rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 14.05, subdivision 1; 14.389, subdivision 5.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 553, A bill for an act relating to education; regulating disposition of schoolhouses and sites following schoolhouse closings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 123B.51, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 554, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; authorizing the city of Fergus Falls to impose a local sales and use tax.

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

Dettmer and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 555, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a reduced class rate for congressionally chartered veterans organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 25.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 556, A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; making various technical and minor policy changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 469.1763, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 469.178, subdivision 7.

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

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 557, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for certain recreational vehicle sales on Sundays; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 168.275.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 558, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for innovative delivery of career and technical education programs and sharing of district resources; amending Laws 2012, chapter 263, section 1, as amended.

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

Franson, Albright, Schomacker, Swedzinski and Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 559, A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing a governmental entity to invest funds of a hospital owned or operated by the governmental entity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.581, subdivision 1.

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

Kiel, Green, Backer, Marquart, Fabian, Nornes and Grossell introduced:

H. F. 560, A bill for an act relating to waters; appropriating money for River Watch program.

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

Poppe; Johnson, C.; Bly; Marquart; Ecklund and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 561, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the farm advocates program.

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

Hansen, Thissen and Bly introduced:

H. F. 562, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing the Department of Parks and Trails; transferring authority; requiring a report; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 84.027, subdivision 2; 84.029, subdivision 2; 84.03; 84.8031; 84.83, subdivision 4a; 85.045, subdivision 1; 85.053, subdivision 1; 85.46, subdivisions 1, 6; 85.535, subdivision 1; 85.536, subdivisions 1, 5, 10; 86A.05, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 9, 11, 13, 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 563, A bill for an act relating to labor relations; appropriating money for the Public Employment Relations Board.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 564, A bill for an act relating to state government; classifying certain data of the Public Employment Relations Board; exempting the Public Employment Relations Board from the open meetings law in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.43, subdivision 6; 13D.01, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

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

O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 565, A bill for an act relating to retirement; making administrative changes to the Minnesota State Retirement System, Teachers Retirement Association, Public Employees Retirement Association, and St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association; clarifying refund repayment procedures; modifying executive director credentials; clarifying service requirements; revising appeal procedures; modifying service credit purchase procedures; establishing new procedures for disability applications due to private disability insurance requirements; clarifying disability benefit payment provisions; modifying annual benefit limitations for federal tax code compliance; authorizing use of IRS correction procedures; clarifying benefit offsets for certain refund payments; clarifying police and fire plan coverage for certain Hennepin Healthcare System supervisors; modifying various economic actuarial assumptions; adopting recommendations of the Volunteer Firefighter Relief Association Working Group; increasing relief association lump-sum service pension maximums; lowering certain vesting requirements for Eden Prairie Volunteer Firefighters Relief Association; adopting definition of the Hometown Heroes Act related to public safety officer death benefits; allowing service credit purchase and Rule of 90-eligibility for certain Minnesota Department of Transportation employees; authorizing MnSCU employees to elect retroactive and prospective TRA coverage; authorizing MnSCU employee to transfer past service from IRAP to PERA; increasing maximum employer contribution to a supplemental laborers pension fund; authorizing certain additional sources of retirement plan funding; making technical and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3A.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 16A.14, subdivision 2a; 352.03, subdivisions 5, 6; 352.113, subdivision 2; 352.23; 352B.11, subdivision 4; 352D.05, subdivision 4; 353.01, subdivisions 16, 43; 353.012; 353.0162; 353.32, subdivisions 1, 4; 353.34, subdivision 2; 353.64, subdivision 10; 353G.02, subdivision 6; 354.05, by adding a subdivision; 354.06, subdivisions 2, 2a; 354.095; 354.44, subdivision 9; 354.46, subdivision 6; 354.48, subdivision 1; 354.52, subdivision 4; 354A.011, subdivision 29; 354A.093, subdivisions 4, 6; 354A.095; 354A.096; 354A.35, subdivision 2; 354A.38; 356.215, subdivision 8; 356.24, subdivision 1; 356.50, subdivision 2; 356.551, subdivision 2; 356.635, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 356.96, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; 423A.02, subdivision 3; 424A.01, by adding subdivisions; 424A.015, by adding a subdivision; 424A.02, subdivision 3; 424B.20, subdivision 4; 490.124, subdivision 12; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 356; 424A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 352.04, subdivision 11; 353.0161; 353.34, subdivision 6; 354A.12, subdivisions 2c, 3c; 354A.31, subdivision 3; 356.47, subdivision 1; 356.611, subdivisions 3, 3a, 4, 5; 356.96, subdivisions 14, 15; 424A.02, subdivision 13.

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

Haley, Pelowski, Olson, Hausman, Gunther and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 566, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the port development assistance program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Backer introduced:

H. F. 567, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.

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

Howe introduced:

H. F. 568, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water infrastructure in the city of Cold Spring; 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.

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 569, A bill for an act relating to arts and culture; appropriating money to commission music for State Capitol grand opening.

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

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 570, A bill for an act relating to arts and culture; appropriating money to Wheel and Cog Children's Museum.

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

Swedzinski; Schomacker; Anderson, P.; Hamilton; Poppe; Johnson, C.; Lien and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 571, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to implement the noxious weed grant program.

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

Lillie, Fischer and Ward introduced:

H. F. 572, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for grants to support student transitions between middle school and high school.

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

Lillie; Fischer; Dean, M., and Ward introduced:

H. F. 573, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Applied Technology Center at Century College; 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.

Urdahl and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 574, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a refundable credit for attaining a master's degree in teacher's licensure field; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 575, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; exempting the Lanesboro dam project from a nonstate contribution; amending Laws 2012, chapter 293, section 7, subdivision 3.

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

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 576, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 577, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a pilot grant program to encourage and support underrepresented and disadvantaged girls in exploring and pursuing STEM careers; appropriating money; requiring a report.

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

Johnson, C.; Considine and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 578, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the second phase of the improvements and expansion of the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 579, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; clarifying sales of specified digital products or other digital products to end users; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.61, subdivision 4.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 580, 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.

Backer and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 581, 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.

Schomacker, Kiel, Backer and Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 582, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the types of health professionals who may be employed by supplemental nursing services agencies overseen by the commissioner of health; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144A.70, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision.

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

Layman introduced:

H. F. 583, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Grand Rapids Mississippi Riverfront Pedestrian Bridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Considine and Howe introduced:

H. F. 584, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing issuance of disability plate to owner of motorized bicycle under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 168.021, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a; 169.345, subdivisions 1, 3.

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

Liebling, Drazkowski and Scott introduced:

H. F. 585, A bill for an act relating to public safety; correction of erroneous criminal records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.87, subdivision 1.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 586, A bill for an act relating to state lands; establishing funds to make annual payments for certain state-purchased land using dedicated revenues; modifying payment in lieu of taxes requirements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 97A.056, subdivision 1a, by adding subdivisions; 116P.02, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 477A.10; 477A.11, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 11A; 116P; 477A.

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

Barr, R.; Fenton; Halverson; Anderson, S.; Jessup and Christensen introduced:

H. F. 587, A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying unclaimed property requirements; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 345.42, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Johnson, C.; Torkelson and Considine introduced:

H. F. 588, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of marked U.S. Highway 14 between the cities of New Ulm and Nicollet; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.

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

Drazkowski; Poston; Miller; Hertaus; Scott; Pugh; McDonald; Dean, M., and Bahr, C. introduced:

H. F. 589, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; repealing the political contribution refund; repealing the public subsidy program; providing for voluntary pledges to abide by expenditure limits and certain other sections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 10A.01, subdivision 26; 10A.105, subdivision 1; 10A.15, subdivision 1; 10A.245, subdivision 2; 10A.25, subdivisions 1, 10; 10A.257, subdivision 1; 10A.27, subdivision 10; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 10A.38; 270A.03, subdivision 7; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 10A.30; 10A.31, subdivisions 1, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 5a, 6, 6a, 7, 7a, 10, 10a, 10b, 11; 10A.315; 10A.321; 10A.322, subdivisions 2, 4; 10A.323; 10A.324, subdivisions 1, 3; 13.4967, subdivision 2; 290.06, subdivision 23; Minnesota Rules, parts 4503.1400, subparts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; 4503.1450.

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

Koegel; Bernardy; Slocum; Hilstrom; Murphy, M.; Nelson; Ecklund; Hornstein; Hausman and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 590, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Foley Boulevard Northstar commuter rail station; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Rosenthal, Dettmer, Lee, Ecklund and Davids introduced:

H. F. 591, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing educational assistance to translators who assisted United States troops; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 197.791, subdivisions 4, 5a.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 592, A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating the Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 254A.04.

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

O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 593, A bill for an act relating to real estate appraisers; changing requirements relating to investigations, background checks, and disciplinary actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.411, by adding a subdivision; 82B.07; 82B.08, subdivision 2a; 82B.20, by adding a subdivision; 82B.24, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 82B.

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

Poppe and Bennett introduced:

H. F. 594, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Cedar River Watershed District; 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.

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 595, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for waterways restoration in the city of Austin; 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.

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 596, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for site improvements at the Ramsey Mill Pond in Austin; 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.

Dean, M.; Flanagan; Zerwas; Franson; Kresha and Bliss introduced:

H. F. 597, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the White Earth Band of Ojibwe child welfare services.

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

Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 598, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for road improvements in McLeod 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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