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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Thursday, February 09, 2017


The following House Files were introduced:

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 894, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing the governor's budget for transportation and public safety activities; modifying various provisions governing transportation and public safety finance; imposing a motor fuels gross receipts tax and a metropolitan area transit sales and use tax; renewing and clarifying certain fees; making technical changes; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 115A.908; 161.081, subdivision 3; 161.3212; 161.46, subdivision 2; 168.013, subdivision 1a; 168.33, subdivision 7; 168A.29, subdivision 1; 169.86, subdivision 5; 169.865, subdivisions 1, 2; 169.866, subdivision 3; 171.06, subdivision 2; 219.015, subdivisions 1, 2; 219.1651; 222.49; 222.50, subdivisions 6, 7; 296A.11; 296A.12; 296A.16, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 4b, 5; 296A.18, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 297A.99, subdivision 1; 299A.705, subdivision 3; 299D.03, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 160; 162; 174; 219; 296A; 297A; 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 168.013, subdivision 21; 169.826, subdivision 7; 169.8261, subdivision 3; 169.86, subdivision 5a; 169.863, subdivision 3; 169.865, subdivision 5; 169.866, subdivision 4; 473.4051, subdivision 2; Laws 2012, chapter 287, article 1, section 1, subdivision 6.

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

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 895, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for agriculture; making policy changes; modifying fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 18B.01, by adding a subdivision; 18B.05; 18B.065, subdivisions 8, 9; 18B.26, subdivision 3; 28A.081; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18B.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 896, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying certain provisions relating to courts, public safety, firefighters, corrections, crime, disaster assistance, and controlled substances; requesting reports; providing for penalties; appropriating money for public safety, courts, corrections, Guardian Ad Litem Board, Uniform Laws Commission, Board on Judicial Standards, Board of Public Defense, Sentencing Guidelines, Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board, Private Detective Board, and Human Rights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.02, subdivision 17; 271.06, subdivision 6; 271.21, subdivision 2; 299A.55, subdivisions 2, 4; 364.01; 504B.173, subdivisions 1, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 271; 364.

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

Hilstrom and Baker introduced:

H. F. 897, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring pharmacies to maintain collection boxes for disposal of legend drugs as pharmaceutical waste; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.

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

Hamilton, Fischer and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 898, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a parenting with a disability support services pilot project; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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

Fischer and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 899, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a digital student achievement backpack; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 900, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for a more open and transparent budgeting process; establishing a budget committee; requiring reporting of budget forecasts and documents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16A.10; 16A.103; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Koznick; West; Bahr, C.; Whelan; Howe; Scott; Uglem; Daniels; Petersburg; Dettmer and Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 901, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying allocation of motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.815, subdivision 3.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 902, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for repairs to the Lake Bronson 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.

Pierson, Hausman, Gunther, Poppe and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 903, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional charitable food facility in Anoka County; 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.

Franson introduced:

H. F. 904, A bill for an act relating to child care; providing an exemption from positive support strategy rules; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.

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

Kresha, Erickson, Dettmer, Urdahl and Christensen introduced:

H. F. 905, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying school disciplinary actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 121A.45, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 121A.61, subdivision 2.

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

Davids, Lien, Drazkowski and McDonald introduced:

H. F. 906, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tobacco; freezing the cigarette excise tax at its current rate; repealing the annual indexing requirement for cigarettes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297F.05, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297F.05, subdivision 1a.

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

Davnie, Omar, Pinto, Wagenius and Fenton introduced:

H. F. 907, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Family Partnership.

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

McDonald and Baker introduced:

H. F. 908, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain meals and drinks; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain capital equipment purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.68, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions.

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

Loonan, Hoppe, Hilstrom and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 909, A bill for an act relating to commerce; redirecting auto theft prevention funds from the general fund to the insurance fraud prevention account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 45.0135, subdivision 6; 65B.84, subdivision 1; 297I.11, subdivision 2.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 910, A bill for an act relating to property taxes; extending the maximum exclusion amount under the disabled veterans homestead credit to veterans with a 100 percent temporary disability rating; increasing the maximum excluded amount to $400,000; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 911, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing eligibility for benefits to employees of school contractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 268.085, subdivision 8.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 912, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; establishing a task force to study and make recommendations on metropolitan governance.

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

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 913, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to the Hugo Short Line Railway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 914, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to the Hugo Short Line Railway.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 915, A bill for an act relating to financing of state government; providing deficiency funding for corrections and military affairs; appropriating money.

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

Hilstrom and Baker introduced:

H. F. 916, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring county law enforcement to maintain collection boxes for disposal of noncontrolled substances and pharmaceutical controlled substances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 152.105.

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

Kiel, Gruenhagen and Fabian introduced:

H. F. 917, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a temporary refundable credit for residential biomass heating systems; requiring a report.

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

Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 918, A bill for an act relating to taxation; limiting assessment authority of the commissioner of revenue; establishing a private letter ruling program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 270C.33, by adding a subdivision; 270C.34, subdivision 1; 289A.60, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270C.

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

Peterson, Zerwas and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 919, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain provisions governing autism early intensive intervention benefit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0949.

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

Theis introduced:

H. F. 920, A bill for an act relating to health; exempting housing with services establishments from the requirement to obtain a lodging license from the commissioner of health; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144D.06.

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

Kiel, Schomacker and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 921, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying treatment of vacant beds for the purposes of payments to intermediate care facilities for therapeutic leave days; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision.

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

Rosenthal, Flanagan and Clark introduced:

H. F. 922, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting open season for taking wolves; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.645, subdivision 9.

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

Knoblach and Scott introduced:

H. F. 923, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing a factor for determining the amount of attorney fees awarded in certain actions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 549.

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

Anderson, S.; Hertaus and Smith introduced:

H. F. 924, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption for certain local government capital projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.71, subdivision 44.

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

Sundin; Murphy, M.; Metsa; Ecklund; Sandstede and Olson introduced:

H. F. 925, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a combined heat and power system for the Western Lake Superior 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.

Metsa; Applebaum; Schultz; Ecklund; Sundin; Dehn, R.; Kunesh-Podein; Considine and Flanagan introduced:

H. F. 926, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XIII; allowing individuals 21 years of age and older to consume and use marijuana, marijuana products, and marijuana accessories for personal use; providing for regulation of the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, and sale of marijuana, marijuana products, and marijuana accessories; permitting activities related to marijuana establishments; authorizing rulemaking; providing criminal penalties; requiring development of a fee schedule and a tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 152.01, by adding subdivisions; 152.027, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 152.092; 152.093; 152.31; 297D.06; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 152.027, subdivision 4.

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

Applebaum, Metsa, Sundin, Ecklund and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 927, A bill for an act relating to public safety; allowing individuals 21 years of age and older to consume and use marijuana, marijuana products, and marijuana accessories for personal use; providing for regulation of the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, and sale of marijuana, marijuana products, and marijuana accessories by the commissioner of health and local governments; permitting activities related to marijuana establishments; authorizing rulemaking; authorizing the use of certain not public data; providing criminal penalties; requiring development of a fee schedule and a tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 152.01, by adding subdivisions; 152.027, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 152.092; 152.093; 152.31; 297D.06; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 152.027, subdivision 4.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 928, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing ongoing funding for recovery schools; appropriating money.

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

Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 929, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing pass requirement for use of state-supported trails; authorizing rulemaking; providing criminal penalties; 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.

Omar and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 930, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money from the state transportation fund for repair and rehabilitation of the 10th Avenue bridge in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Omar introduced:

H. F. 931, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying requirements related to the certification of the names of candidates for president and vice president of the United States; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.607, by adding a subdivision; 207A.13, subdivision 2; 208.03.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 932, A bill for an act relating to the arts and cultural heritage fund; appropriating money for Rondo Commemorative Plaza.

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

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 933, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; authorizing the city of Windom to impose sales and use and excise taxes.

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

Hornstein, Gunther and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 934, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a larger cities assistance account; modifying allocation of certain fees and surcharges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 168.33, subdivision 7; 168.54, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 162.

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

Franson introduced:

H. F. 935, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for an order for protection for certain victims of harassment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 518B.01, by adding a subdivision; 609.748, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Ecklund, Dettmer, Sundin and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 936, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying preference for lotteries for bear-hunting permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.405.

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

Sundin; Metsa; Ecklund; Murphy, M., and Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 937, A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying timber sale provisions for tax-forfeited lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 282.04, subdivision 1.

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

Sundin; Ecklund; Murphy, M., and Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 938, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Carlton County to levy a tax for recreation purposes; amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 3, section 51.

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

Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 939, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain provisions governing medical assistance for employed persons with disabilities asset limits; seeking federal waiver authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.057, subdivision 9.

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

Bliss introduced:

H. F. 940, 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.

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 941, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions governing caregiver support programs and services; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

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

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 942, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying essential community supports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0922, subdivision 1.

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

Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 943, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying provisions for certain interagency agreements and intra-agency transfers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62V.05, subdivision 12; 144.05, subdivision 6; 256.01, subdivision 41.

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

Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 944, A bill for an act relating to human services; correcting terminology relating to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

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

Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 945, A bill for an act relating to human services; correcting obsolete cross-references related to the nursing facility payment system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256B.0915, subdivision 3e; 256B.431, subdivision 30.

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

Loon introduced:

H. F. 946, A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the operating capital levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.10, subdivision 13a.

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

Loon introduced:

H. F. 947, A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the calculation of general education aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.13, subdivision 4.

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

Anderson, P. and Backer introduced:

H. F. 948, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for a railroad grade separation project in Glenwood; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Koegel, Bernardy and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 949, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing issuance of citations for certain work zone violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.06, subdivision 4a.

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

Koznick, McDonald, Davids, Pierson, Applebaum, Anselmo, Smith, Scott and West introduced:

H. F. 950, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying tax rates; updating brackets to current values; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.06, subdivisions 2c, 2d.

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

Dehn, R.; Hertaus; Zerwas; McDonald; Moran; Omar; Maye Quade; Mariani; Cornish; Lee; Allen; Flanagan and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 951, A bill for an act relating to public safety; restoring the civil right to vote of an individual upon release from incarceration or upon sentencing if no incarceration is imposed; requiring notice; repealing county attorney obligation to promptly investigate voter registration and eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 204C.10; 609.165, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 243; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 201.275.

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

Kiel; Theis; Murphy, E.; Allen and Baker introduced:

H. F. 952, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing hearing loss training requirements for housing with services establishments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144D.

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

Sandstede; Ecklund; Murphy, M., and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 953, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to renovate historic Hibbing High School auditorium; 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.

Sandstede, Ecklund and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 954, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater treatment improvements to serve Keewatin; 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.

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 955, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.06, subdivisions 2c, 2d; 290.091, subdivisions 1, 2, 6.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 956, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting police officers from issuing speeding tickets for speeds under 55 miles per hour on marked Interstate Highway 35E in St. Paul; 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.

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 957, A bill for an act relating to local government; prohibiting certain fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 462.353, subdivision 4.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 958, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying the Cloquet Area Fire and Ambulance Taxing District; amending Laws 2009, chapter 88, article 2, section 46, subdivisions 1, as amended, 2, 3, as amended, 4, 5.

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

Dean, M.; Liebling; Zerwas and Pierson introduced:

H. F. 959, A bill for an act relating to health licensing; making the medical faculty license permanent; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 147.0375, subdivision 7.

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

Backer, Davnie, Loon, Erickson and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 960, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for children's school-linked mental health grants.

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

Runbeck and Franson introduced:

H. F. 961, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying training requirements for certain child care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 245A.50, subdivision 5.

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

Green and Poston introduced:

H. F. 962, A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying certain tax-forfeited land sale requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 85.012, subdivision 1; 282.01, subdivision 3; 282.011, subdivision 1; 282.018, subdivision 1; 282.02; 459.06, subdivision 3.

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

Green and Poston introduced:

H. F. 963, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for purchases made by the Department of Transportation for road construction projects; 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 Transportation Finance.

Pinto; Hausman; Hansen; Lesch; Moran; Mahoney; Mariani; Murphy, E., and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 964, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an environmental learning center; 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.

Maye Quade, Dettmer, Scott and Baker introduced:

H. F. 965, A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing the placement of a plaque in the court of honor on the Capitol grounds to honor all Minnesota veterans who served in the United States armed forces, both at home and abroad, during World War I.

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

Fabian and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 966, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for public infrastructure in Thief River Falls; 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.

Halverson, Davnie, Hausman, Loeffler, Pryor, Maye Quade, Fischer, Considine, Kunesh-Podein, Pinto, Sandstede and Olson introduced:

H. F. 967, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing funding for a voluntary school social worker aid program; 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.

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 968, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting certain purchases of clay targets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.68, by adding a subdivision.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 969, A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; modifying the sales tax on club memberships to exclude game release charges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.

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

Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 970, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Minnesota Square Park pavilion.

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

Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 971, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Square Park pavilion 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 Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 972, A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board to adopt rules authorizing certified emergency medical services personnel to assist with administering certain emergency prescription medications and participate in care coordination; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144E.16, by adding a subdivision.

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

Youakim and Flanagan introduced:

H. F. 973, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying special rules for the city of St. Louis Park tax increment financing district.

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

Jurgens introduced:

H. F. 974, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; waiving fishing license requirement during week before Super Bowl.

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

Franke and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 975, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a storm water lift station to control storm water entering Seidl's Lake in South St. Paul; 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.

Layman introduced:

H. F. 976, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Minnesota rail service improvement.

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

O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 977, A bill for an act relating to correctional state employees retirement plan; including additional Department of Corrections employees in plan coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 352.91, subdivision 3g.

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

Theis, Hausman, Fenton, Flanagan, Poston, Lillie, Gunther, Masin and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 978, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for the support our students grant program; codifying the support our students grant program.

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

Haley introduced:

H. F. 979, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for the port development assistance program.

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

Haley introduced:

H. F. 980, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to pay additional costs related to the reconstruction of U.S. Highway 61 in Red Wing.

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

Ward introduced:

H. F. 981, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an outdoor firing range for law enforcement training in St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Zerwas, O'Neill and Considine introduced:

H. F. 982, A bill for an act relating to public safety; corrections; creating an ombudsman for inmate mental health services; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 243.48, subdivision 1; 253B.02, subdivision 10; 641.15, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13; 241.

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

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

H. F. 983, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying feeder's lien to clarify eligibility of those who furnish feed to a livestock producer; eliminating livestock production input lien and temporary livestock production input lien; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 514.965, subdivision 2; 514.966, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 514.965, subdivisions 8, 11; 514.966, subdivisions 3, 3a.

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

Baker and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 984, A bill for an act relating to commerce; weights and measures; requiring signage disclosing gasoline tax rate; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 239.

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

Fabian, Ecklund, Smith and Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 985, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; specifying the duty owed by owners of real property to trespassers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604A.

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

Bennett, Kresha, Lohmer, Daniels, McDonald, Kiel, Fischer, Halverson and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 986, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding liability insurance coverage for licensed foster home providers; creating an automobile insurance reimbursement program for licensed foster home providers and persons in foster care; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 245.814, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245.

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

Bennett, Kresha, McDonald, Halverson, Lohmer and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 987, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring responsible social services agencies to provide foster care or other services to certain individuals reentering foster care after 18 years of age; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 260C.451, subdivision 6.

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

Fischer, Omar, Ward, Pinto, Halverson, Davnie, Rosenthal, Wagenius, Masin, Nelson, Allen, Clark and Kunesh-Podein introduced:

H. F. 988, A bill for an act relating to juveniles; safety and placement; providing for the emancipation of minors in certain situations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 518A.39, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260C.

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

Hilstrom and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 989, A bill for an act relating to creditor remedies; providing for the use of the Minnesota minimum wage in garnishment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 571.922.

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

Scott and Green introduced:

H. F. 990, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting the application of the DWI Forfeiture Law to motor vehicles operated by persons who enter the ignition interlock program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169A.63, by adding a subdivision.

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

Kiel introduced:

H. F. 991, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a refundable credit for the additional tax paid on early withdrawals from retirement accounts if used for long-term care expenses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 992, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying requirements for commercial motor vehicle road test for school bus endorsement; modifying provisions relating to third-party testing for school bus companies; modifying requirements for issuance of school bus driver's license endorsement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 171.01, by adding subdivisions; 171.321, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; 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.

Lee introduced:

H. F. 993, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; providing a tax credit for certain employers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 994, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying school bus equipment standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169.442, subdivision 5; 169.4501, subdivisions 1, 2; 169.4503, subdivisions 4, 7, 14, 23, 30; 169.64, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.4502, subdivision 5.

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

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 995, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for grants for freight railroad preservation and improvement; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 222.50, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lien introduced:

H. F. 996, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for translated driver's examination materials.

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

Jessup, O'Driscoll, Youakim, Nash and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 997, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying the requirements for payment of claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 471.38; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 471.391, subdivision 1.

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

Gruenhagen, Kiel, McDonald and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 998, A bill for an act relating to special education; requiring a cost-benefit analysis of Minnesota's special education system; requiring a report.

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

Whelan and Uglem introduced:

H. F. 999, A bill for an act relating to the city of Anoka; extending the five-year rule for a tax increment financing district.

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

Barr, R. introduced:

H. F. 1000, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for realignment of Argenta Trail in Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Vogel, Peppin, Fabian, Metsa and Daudt introduced:

H. F. 1001, A bill for an act relating to administrative rulemaking; requiring agencies to determine the impact of a proposed rule on the cost of residential construction or remodeling; requiring notice to the applicable legislative committees; permitting a legislative committee to require approval of a rule by law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.

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

Barr, R. introduced:

H. F. 1002, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of Broderick Boulevard in Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lueck, Fabian, Gunther, Urdahl, Ecklund, Swedzinski and Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 1003, A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for compliance with effluent limitations under certain conditions; requiring rulemaking.

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

Anderson, P.; Backer; Lueck; Swedzinski and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1004, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying certain buffer requirements; requiring local review and approval; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103F.48, subdivisions 1, 3, 7, 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.

Garofalo and Scott introduced:

H. F. 1005, A bill for an act relating to agency appointments; reducing the number of deputy commissioners in the Departments of Commerce and Employment and Economic Development; allowing current deputy commissioners to serve until January 1, 2019; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 45.013; 116J.01, subdivision 5.

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

Knoblach; Anderson, P.; Hamilton and Theis introduced:

H. F. 1006, A bill for an act relating to partition fences; providing that a landowner or occupant who does not need a partition fence cannot be required to share in construction or maintenance costs; repealing a statute that applies this standard only in St. Louis County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 344.03, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 383C.809.

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

Howe introduced:

H. F. 1007, A bill for an act relating to state agencies; requiring certain criteria to be met before a state agency sues a local government; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

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

Howe and Loonan introduced:

H. F. 1008, A bill for an act relating to liquor; extending the hours of sale; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.504, subdivisions 2, 3, 7.

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

Howe and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1009, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating an open appropriation from the general fund to the public safety officer's benefit account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 299A.42.

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

Loonan introduced:

H. F. 1010, A bill for an act relating to horse racing; providing for ongoing operation of the Minnesota Racing Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 240.15, subdivision 6; 240.155, subdivision 1; 240.30, subdivision 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 240.

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

Loonan introduced:

H. F. 1011, A bill for an act relating to insurance; limiting certain remedies of uninsured motorists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 65B.51, subdivision 3.

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

Loonan introduced:

H. F. 1012, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating no-fault auto benefits; requiring the deduction of basic economic loss benefits previously provided; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 65B.44, subdivision 5; 65B.51, by adding a subdivision.

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

Metsa; Flanagan; Sundin; Ecklund; Poppe; Kunesh-Podein; Johnson, C.; Hilstrom; Youakim; Maye Quade; Fischer; Schultz; Murphy, E.; Olson; Koegel; Pinto; Dehn, R.; Carlson, L.; Clark; Allen; Loeffler; Lee; Davnie; Mahoney; Sandstede; Hornstein and Carlson, A. introduced:

H. F. 1013, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for paid family, pregnancy, bonding, and applicant's serious medical condition benefits; regulating and requiring certain unpaid leaves; classifying certain data; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.719, by adding a subdivision; 177.27, subdivision 4; 181.943; 256J.561, by adding a subdivision; 256J.95, subdivisions 3, 11; 256P.01, subdivision 3; 268.19, subdivision 1; 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268B.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1014, A bill for an act relating to health; providing certain agencies access to the Minnesota prescription monitoring program to identify and investigate inappropriate prescribing or dispensing of controlled substances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 152.126, subdivisions 5, 6.

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

Johnson, B.; Heintzeman and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 1015, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying blaze orange hunting requirements to allow blaze pink; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.071.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 1016, A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing certified salt applicator program; limiting liability; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

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

Urdahl, Lillie, Mariani, Torkelson, Hausman and Wills introduced:

H. F. 1017, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Minnesota Children's Museum.

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

Rarick, Davids, Marquart, Petersburg, Urdahl, Poppe and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 1018, A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying grant program eligibility requirements; making technical changes; appropriating money for economic development grant programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 116J.431, subdivision 8; 116J.8731, by adding a subdivision; 116J.8748, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 116L.42, by adding a subdivision.

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

Layman, Garofalo, Davids, Bennett, Gunther, Petersburg, Vogel and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1019, A bill for an act relating to the state general tax; exempting certain improvements made by a qualified business; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 116J.8738, subdivisions 2, 4; 275.025, subdivisions 2, 4.

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

Hamilton, Swedzinski, Davids, Marquart, Bennett, Kiel, Poppe and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 1020, A bill for an act relating to taxation; economic development; income and corporate franchise; establishing a refundable workforce housing tax credit; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

Baker, Hamilton, Maye Quade and Clark introduced:

H. F. 1021, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for career education and job skills training; requiring reports.

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

Dehn, R. and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1022, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring certifying entities to timely process U-Visa certification documents; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 611A.

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. 1023, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; exempting certain shelters from ice house identification requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97C.355, subdivision 1.

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

Urdahl; Erickson; Davids; Ecklund; Howe; Dean, M.; Swedzinski; Anderson, P.; Lueck; Torkelson; Backer; Heintzeman; Layman; Newberger; Gunther; Green; Hamilton; Baker; Grossell; Bennett; Miller; Poston; Franson; Poppe; Marquart; Daniels; Murphy, M., and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1024, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the calculation of small schools revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.10, subdivision 2c.

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

Kiel introduced:

H. F. 1025, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing qualifications for cremator operators who perform cremations; modifying the duties of the commissioner of health; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 149A.02, by adding a subdivision; 149A.03; 149A.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 149A.

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

Gunther; Anderson, P.; Daniels; Backer; Poppe and Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 1026, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing a nuisance exemption for certain livestock facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 561.19, by adding a subdivision.

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

Christensen, Marquart and Theis introduced:

H. F. 1027, A bill for an act relating to education finance; making grants to the Minnesota Alliance With Youth; appropriating money.

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

Anderson, P.; Kiel; Poppe and Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 1028, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 1029, A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a business expansion low-interest loan program; appropriating money.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1030, A bill for an act relating to state government; allowing employees to opt out of state-paid insurance and benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 43A.24, by adding a subdivision.

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

Theis, Loonan, Rosenthal, Applebaum and O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 1031, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; prohibiting certain activities unless performed or supervised by optometrists or licensed physicians; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

McDonald; Anderson, P., and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1032, A bill for an act relating to employment; exempting temporary or seasonal agricultural workers from overtime requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 177.23, subdivision 7.

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

Lesch; Johnson, S.; Rosenthal; Lillie and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 1033, A bill for an act relating to state government; prohibiting individuals and private associations from providing certain gifts to officials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 10A.071, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Ecklund; Sundin; Metsa; Murphy, M., and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 1034, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the Cook County Higher Education Board.

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

Ecklund; Sundin; Metsa; Murphy, M., and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 1035, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for the Cook County Higher Education Board.

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

Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 1036, A bill for an act relating to energy; exempting energy consumed by pipelines from the energy-savings goals base calculation for utilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.241, subdivisions 1, 1a.

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

Vogel introduced:

H. F. 1037, A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; requiring legislative approval of housing incentives and allocations by the Metropolitan Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 473.145; 473.254, subdivisions 2, 3a.

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

Mahoney, O'Neill, Metsa and Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 1038, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a legislative council to make funding recommendations to the legislature; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116C.

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

Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 1039, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; motor fuel; allowing ethanol blending on certain premises; prohibiting motor fuel marketing agreements and franchise agreements that do not allow ethanol blending; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 239.791, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1040, A bill for an act relating to commerce; clarifying the authority of the Commerce Fraud Bureau to apply for or execute search warrants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 626.05, subdivision 2.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 1041, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; providing for an increased point source implementation grant amount in certain circumstances.

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

Youakim; Bahr, C.; Freiberg; Rosenthal; Flanagan; Kunesh-Podein; Schultz; Loeffler; Allen and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 1042, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a cooling tower registry administered by the commissioner of health; authorizing the commissioner of health to assess administrative penalties; classifying certain data; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.411, by adding a subdivision; 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.

Baker, Gunther, Clark, O'Neill, Metsa and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1043, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Commission on Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard-of-Hearing Minnesotans.

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

Whelan and Uglem introduced:

H. F. 1044, A bill for an act relating to 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 Transportation Finance.

Moran introduced:

H. F. 1045, A bill for an act relating to juvenile placement; modifying the requirements for reestablishing the legal parent and child relationship; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 260C.329, subdivisions 3, 5, 8.

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

Loonan; Johnson, S., and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 1046, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the Minnesota Joint Underwriting Association; authorizing the association to provide liquor liability and certain medical malpractice coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62I.02; 62I.03; 62I.05; 62I.06; 62I.07; 62I.08; 62I.13; 62I.14; 62I.15; 62I.16; 62I.17; 62I.19; 62I.21; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62F.01, subdivision 1; 62F.02; 62F.03; 62F.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3; 62F.05; 62F.06; 62F.07; 62F.08; 62F.09; 62F.10; 62F.11; 62F.12; 62F.13; 62F.14; Minnesota Rules, part 2791.0100.

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

Kiel, Miller and Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 1047, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying provisions related to the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116V.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 1048, A bill for an act relating to education; reducing commissioner mandates and empowering schools relating to innovation zones, the world's best workforce, advanced academic credit, and textbooks loaned to nonpublic students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 120B.11, subdivision 9; 120B.14; 123B.43; Laws 2012, chapter 263, section 1, subdivision 3, as amended.

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

Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 1049, A bill for an act relating to liquor; changing legal drinking age to 19; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 340A.301, subdivision 2; 340A.34; 340A.402, subdivision 1; 340A.410, subdivision 4b; 340A.414, subdivision 8; 340A.417; 340A.503; 340A.701, subdivision 1; 340A.703; 340A.707; 340A.801, subdivision 6; 340A.90.

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

Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 1050, A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing brew pubs to sell to a retail licensee at the airport.

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

Backer introduced:

H. F. 1051, A bill for an act relating to water; requiring water level control permit for Big Lake in Grant County.

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

Theis, Marquart, Considine, Knoblach and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 1052, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the funding for approved recovery programs to include two additional approved programs; authorizing grant expenditures for approved pupil transportation purposes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.695.

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

Backer, Heintzeman, Miller and Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 1053, A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating regional variance factors for certain medical assistance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.4914, subdivisions 6, 7, 8, 9.

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. 1054, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for sewer and water system improvements in the city of Deer River; 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.

Heintzeman and Kresha introduced:

H. F. 1055, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying due dates and penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 279.01, subdivisions 1, 3.

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

Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 1056, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to Cyprus Drive in the city of Baxter; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Fenton and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1057, A bill for an act relating to taxes; local lodging tax; allowing the city of Woodbury to impose a local lodging tax for certain purposes.

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

Hamilton, Marquart and O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 1058, A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for review of certain agency actions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3.886, subdivision 4; 115.05.

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. 1059, A bill for an act relating to taxes; property; eliminating the annual application requirement for the disabled veterans homestead exclusion under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

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

Haley, Davnie, Kresha, Erickson, Lee, Grossell and Maye Quade introduced:

H. F. 1060, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an after-school community learning grant program; appropriating money.

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

Zerwas; Schomacker; Murphy, E.; Halverson; Dean, M., and Albright introduced:

H. F. 1061, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for home and community-based services incentive pool.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1062, A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting use of public funds for certain aesthetic enhancements in road projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 160.13.

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

Flanagan, Kresha, Pinto, Kunesh-Podein, Moran, Olson, Metsa and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1063, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for a grant program for culturally appropriate birth support services and doula services.

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

Peterson, Christensen and Masin introduced:

H. F. 1064, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying tax increment financing authority for the city of Burnsville; amending Laws 2008, chapter 154, article 9, section 21, subdivision 2.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 1065, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; expanding the Data Practices Act and Open Meeting Law to include the legislative branch; classifying data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3C.05, subdivision 1; 13.02, subdivisions 7a, 16; 13D.01, subdivisions 4, 6, by adding a subdivision; 13D.02, by adding a subdivision; 13D.04, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.055.

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

Lohmer; Fenton; Dettmer; Zerwas; Cornish; Dean, M.; Gruenhagen; Green; Grossell; Uglem; Pugh; Loonan; Hertaus; Runbeck; Daudt; Daniels; O'Neill; Newberger; Miller and Whelan introduced:

H. F. 1066, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for obstructing a highway under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.74.

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

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