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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Thursday, March 23, 2017


The following House Files were introduced:

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2477, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing funding and related policy changes for the Office of Higher Education, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, the University of Minnesota, and other related programs; modifying state grant program calculation parameters; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 135A.031, subdivision 7; 135A.15, subdivision 1a; 136A.101, subdivision 5a; 136A.1275; 136A.685; Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 1, section 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 298.

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

Howe introduced:

H. F. 2478, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing certain limitations on trunk highway fund expenditures for buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.20, subdivision 3.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 2479, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying commercial vehicle weighing and inspection provision; requiring yield signs at specific railroad crossings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169.85, subdivision 1; 219.20, subdivision 1.

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

Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 2480, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Lake Waconia Regional Park; 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.

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 2481, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing training for educators to interpret assessment data; appropriating money.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 2482, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing nationally normed exams to replace the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 2483, A bill for an act relating to education; requesting an evaluation of the impact of testing on local resources at school districts and charter schools.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 2484, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for statewide parent-to-parent programs for families with a child with special health care needs.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 2485, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; authorizing the city of Detroit Lakes to impose a local sales and use tax to fund specified capital improvements.

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

O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 2486, A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing financial solvency measures for Minnesota State Retirement System, Teachers Retirement Association, St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association; increasing contribution rates; reducing certain postretirement adjustment increase rates; modifying investment return assumptions; extending amortization target dates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3A.03, subdivision 2; 352.01, subdivision 13a; 352.017, subdivision 2; 352.04, subdivisions 2, 3, 8, 9; 352.23; 352.27; 352.92, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 352.955, subdivision 3; 352B.013, subdivision 2; 352B.02, subdivisions 1a, 1c; 352B.085; 352B.086; 352B.11, subdivision 4; 352D.05, subdivision 4; 352D.11, subdivision 2; 352D.12; 354.42, subdivision 3; 354.50, subdivision 2; 354.51, subdivision 5; 354.52, subdivision 4; 354.53, subdivision 5; 354A.011, subdivision 3a; 354A.093, subdivision 6; 354A.096; 354A.12, subdivisions 1a, 2a, 7; 354A.29, subdivision 7; 354A.34; 354A.38, subdivision 3; 356.215, subdivisions 8, 11; 356.415, subdivisions 1a, 1d, 1e, 1f; 490.121, subdivisions 4, 25, 26; 490.1211; 490.124, subdivision 12; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 356; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 354A.29, subdivisions 8, 9; 356.415, subdivision 1.

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

Green introduced:

H. F. 2487, A bill for an act relating to state government; limiting how much an agency may spend on advertising and promotions.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 2488, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring a report on interagency agreements and intra-agency transfers with a value of more than $100,000; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

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

Fenton introduced:

H. F. 2489, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring monitoring of state grants; specifying when a state grant must be terminated; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16B.97, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

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

Pugh introduced:

H. F. 2490, A bill for an act relating to state government; limiting the increase in agency managerial compensation.

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

Olson; Mahoney; Dehn, R.; Ward; Fischer; Schultz and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 2491, A bill for an act relating to employment; limiting reliance on criminal history for employment purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 181.53; 181.981, subdivision 1; 364.02, subdivisions 4, 6; 364.03; 364.04; 364.05; 364.06, subdivision 2; 364.07.

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

Rosenthal; Carlson, A., and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 2492, A bill for an act relating to parks and trails; extending the availability of appropriation to reconstruct parking lots at Hyland-Bush-Anderson Lakes Park Reserve.

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

Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 2493, A bill for an act relating to employment; exempting minor league baseball players from minimum wage and 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 Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2494, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing a onetime grant to the city of Lilydale.

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

Drazkowski; Marquart; Davids; Franke; Anderson, P., and Pierson introduced:

H. F. 2495, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; providing a school building bond agricultural property tax credit; providing that school district bonded debt authorizations approved after June 30, 2021, be levied against referendum market value; modifying the debt service equalization aid program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 123A.44; 123A.441; 123A.442; 123A.443; 123A.446; 123B.53, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6, by adding subdivisions; 123B.55; 126C.01, subdivision 3; 127A.45, subdivisions 10, 13; 273.1392; 273.1393; 275.065, subdivision 3; 275.07, subdivision 2; 275.08, subdivision 1b; 275.61; 276.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

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

Metsa and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2496, A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals taxes; modifying the net proceeds tax on nonferrous mining; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 298.015.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 2497, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the G6PD enzyme deficiency awareness program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.1255, subdivision 1; 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.

Maye Quade introduced:

H. F. 2498, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; establishing a temporary refundable energy credit for retrofitting commercial property for motion-sensing technology; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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

Lueck introduced:

H. F. 2499, A bill for an act relating to permanent school fund; appropriating money based on general fund forecast to compensate permanent school fund for certain lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.152, subdivisions 1b, 2.

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

Halverson introduced:

H. F. 2500, A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying minimum solvency requirements for health insurers and fraternals to conform to the accreditation standards of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 60A.52, subdivision 1; 64B.42, subdivision 1.

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

Neu and Howe introduced:

H. F. 2501, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying traffic regulations governing overtaking and passing bicycles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.18, subdivision 5.

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

Metsa introduced:

H. F. 2502, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Virginia.

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

Lee, Freiberg, Kunesh-Podein, Considine, Lien and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 2503, A bill for an act relating to ethics in government; requiring conference committee and budget negotiations to be open to the public; closing a loophole in disclosure of economic interests of public officials to include disclosure of certain independent contracting and consulting; prohibiting former legislators, constitutional officers, and agency heads from lobbying for seven years after leaving office; requiring additional disclosure of lobbying and lobbyist contributions; requiring certain reports of lobbying activity; requiring disclosures of campaign contributions from lobbyists, principals, and political committees; modifying definition of expressly advocating; providing for disclosure of electioneering communications; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3.055, subdivision 1; 10A.01, subdivisions 5, 16a; 10A.04, subdivisions 4, 6; 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.20, subdivisions 3, 5; 10A.244; 10A.25, subdivision 3a; 10A.27, subdivision 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

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

Sandstede; Ecklund; Lien; Johnson, C.; Murphy, M., and Kunesh-Podein introduced:

H. F. 2504, A bill for an act relating to broadband; modifying the priorities for awarding broadband grants; transferring money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116J.395, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116J.395, subdivision 5a.

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

Murphy, E.; Davids; Davnie; Ward; Olson and Schultz introduced:

H. F. 2505, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing requirements for the assignment of direct-care registered nurses; prohibiting retaliation; 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.

Halverson, Youakim and Pinto introduced:

H. F. 2506, A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting individuals who are at least 16 years of age to preregister to vote; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 201.054, subdivisions 1, 2; 201.061, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 201.091, subdivision 4.

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

Freiberg, Lee and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 2507, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; requiring that certain political contributions and independent expenditures be made from funds subject to the individual income tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 10A.27, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211B.

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

Fenton and Davids introduced:

H. F. 2508, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a refundable film production tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

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

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 2509, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; requiring voter approval for the greater Minnesota transportation sales and use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.993, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 2510, A resolution urging the United States Congress to permanently repeal trade, financial, and travel restrictions to Cuba.

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

Rosenthal, Lee and Koegel introduced:

H. F. 2511, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; extending the small business investment credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116J.8737, subdivision 5.

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

Flanagan; Dehn, R.; Becker-Finn; Kunesh-Podein; Pinto; Ecklund; Allen and Poston introduced:

H. F. 2512, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for grants to aid American Indian offender reentry.

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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