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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Tuesday, March 08, 2016


The following House Files were introduced:

Davids; Dean, M.; Hoppe; Mack; Green; Quam; Pugh; Christensen; Daniels; Heintzeman; Bennett and Daudt introduced:

H. F. 2380, A bill for an act relating to MNsure; modifying funding for the operations of MNsure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62V.05, subdivision 2.

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

Baker and Kresha introduced:

H. F. 2381, A bill for an act relating to broadband; amending a definition; amending the broadband grant application process; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 116J.391, subdivision 1; 116J.395, subdivisions 4, 5, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy.

Baker introduced:

H. F. 2382, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Glacial Lakes Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2383, A bill for an act relating to data practices; restricting the right of certain peace officers to access video evidence of incidents that result in an officer's discharge of a firearm; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.82, by adding a subdivision.

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

Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 2384, A bill for an act relating to vehicles; modifying the requirements for salvage titles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168A.04, subdivisions 1, 4; 168A.151, subdivision 1; 325F.6641.

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

Lesch, Metsa, Schultz, Davnie and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 2385, A bill for an act relating to data privacy; protecting applicant's and employee's personal usernames and passwords from access by employers; providing for civil enforcement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Lesch, Metsa, Schultz, Davnie and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 2386, A bill for an act relating to data privacy; providing for protection of a student's personal user name and password; providing for enforcement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

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

Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 2387, A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; accelerating the effective date for certain exemptions for local governments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 297A.70, subdivision 2.

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

Howe, Dettmer, Norton and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 2388, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the safe routes to school grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Franson introduced:

H. F. 2389, A bill for an act relating to cosmetology; regulating eyelash extension services; providing grandfathered licenses; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 155A.23, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 155A.23, subdivisions 8, 18; 155A.27, subdivision 1; 155A.271, subdivision 1; 155A.29, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 155A.

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

Murphy, M. and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2390, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the Public Facilities Authority for the purpose of debt relief for the Duluth North Shore Sanitary District.

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

Murphy, M.; Persell; Johnson, C.; Anzelc; Davnie and Moran introduced:

H. F. 2391, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for full-service community schools; making the appropriation ongoing; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 19.

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

Johnson, C.; Carlson; Newton; Murphy, M.; Lien; Fischer and Laine introduced:

H. F. 2392, A bill for an act relating to state government; increasing the budget reserve to the level recommended by the commissioner of management and budget.

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

Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 2393, A bill for an act relating to health; making alcohol and drug counselors eligible for education loan forgiveness under the health professional education loan forgiveness program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144.608, subdivision 1; 147A.08; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 144.1501, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

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

Johnson, C. and Considine introduced:

H. F. 2394, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to complete the renovation and expansion of the Minnesota Security Hospital at St. Peter; 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.

Johnson, C. and Considine introduced:

H. F. 2395, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for phase 2 of improvements to the facilities for the Minnesota sex offender program on the lower campus of the St. Peter Regional Treatment Center; 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.

Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 2396, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a veterans memorial in St. Peter; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 2397, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new park pavilion in Minnesota Square Park 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.

Halverson, Laine and Norton introduced:

H. F. 2398, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; amending prorating method for contributions or use of general treasury money; modifying definition of expressly advocating; providing for disclosure of electioneering communications; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 10A.01, subdivision 16a; 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.244; 10A.25, subdivision 3a; 10A.27, subdivision 15; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 10A.20, subdivision 3; 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.

Ward and Norton introduced:

H. F. 2399, A bill for an act relating to public safety; courts; appropriating money to establish a gun court in Hennepin County.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 2400, A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing immigrant worker enterprise zones; requiring law enforcement to comply with federal detainers; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116L; 299A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy.

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 2401, A bill for an act relating to the city of Edina; extending the time to file approval of a 2014 special law.

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

Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 2402, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 119B.011, subdivisions 20, 20a; 119B.10, subdivision 1.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 2403, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Teachers Retirement Association and the higher education individual retirement account plan; authorizing an eligible Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system employee to elect Teachers Retirement Association coverage and to receive retroactive coverage.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 2404, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; amending authority governing speed limits in rural residential districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.14, subdivision 2.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 2405, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to seek a federal waiver to allow MinnesotaCare enrollees to access advanced premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256L.02, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2406, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting use of unmanned aircraft systems to take, harm, or harass wild animals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2407, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying penalties for gross overlimits; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97A.338; 97A.420, subdivision 1; 97A.421, subdivision 2a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Hansen, Halverson, Norton, Lillie and Bly introduced:

H. F. 2408, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing Minnesota emerald ash borer suppression program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

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

Hansen and Bly introduced:

H. F. 2409, A bill for an act relating to waters; requiring reporting of fish kills and development of protocol for state response; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 2410, A bill for an act relating to state government; transferring operation and control of the Glensheen Mansion in Duluth to the Minnesota Historical Society; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 138.

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

Wills introduced:

H. F. 2411, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing parents of prekindergarten children who are eligible for special education services and have a primary disability of being deaf or hard-of-hearing to enroll in a charter school serving a special education population of primarily deaf and hard-of-hearing students; establishing an enrollment process; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 4, section 4.

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

Miller, Lohmer, Whelan, Dettmer and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 2412, A bill for an act relating to crime; making it a felony to intentionally stop a beating heart; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

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

Runbeck, Pugh, Lueck, Dettmer and Smith introduced:

H. F. 2413, A bill for an act relating to taxation; phasing out the state general levy; increasing the estate tax exclusion amount; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 275.025; 289A.10, subdivision 1; 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivisions 1, 1d; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 291.005, subdivision 1.

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

Schultz introduced:

H. F. 2414, A bill for an act relating to MNsure; creating the shared eligibility system for MNsure; modifying the amount retained or collected from health care premiums to fund the operation of MNsure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62V.05, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 62V.05, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.

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

Norton, Hausman, Selcer and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 2415, A bill for an act relating to public safety; mandating firearms training prior to taking permanent possession of a firearm; extending the waiting period to receive a permit to purchase a firearm; modifying provisions related to the transfer of pistols and semiautomatic military-style assault weapons, and to eligibility to possess a firearm; requiring the safe storage of firearms and ammunition; placing requirements on the transfer of firearms; imposing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97B.015, subdivision 1; 624.7131, subdivision 5; 624.7132, subdivisions 12, 15, by adding a subdivision; 624.714, subdivision 2a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 609.66, subdivision 1f; 624.7132, subdivision 14.

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

Norton, Hausman, Selcer and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 2416, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring federal licensure of persons who regularly transfer firearms; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.

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

Norton, Hausman and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 2417, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a grant program to local law enforcement agencies to purchase firearms from the public; appropriating money.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2418, A bill for an act relating to pupil transportation; amending duties of pupil transportation safety director; amending certain traffic regulations related to school buses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169.15, subdivision 2; 169.435, subdivision 3; 169.443, by adding a subdivision; 169.444, subdivision 1.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2419, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance reimbursement rates for certain services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 31a; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 31.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2420, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property tax refund; allowing payments for certain decedents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290A.18, subdivision 1.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2421, 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 Policy and Finance.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2422, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to development and improvement Swing Bridge Park and River Heights Marina; 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.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2423, 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 Policy and Finance.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2424, A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring notice of call center or customer service operation relocations; providing for recapture of public subsidies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116L.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2425, A bill for an act relating to liquor; clarifying the definition of alcoholic beverage to include powdered alcohol; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297G.01, subdivision 2; 340A.101, subdivision 2.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2426, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulation of fantasy sports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297E.03, by adding a subdivision; 541.20; 541.21; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325O.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2427, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reducing the fiscal disparities contribution percentage for certain cities in the metropolitan area; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 473F.07, subdivision 1; 473F.08, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473F.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2428, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for a study and report to the legislature; appropriating money.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2429, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; requiring telecommunications carriers to offer services to customers that block calls dialed by an automatic dialing-announcing device; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2430, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to implement a program to obtain discounted prescription drugs through Canadian pharmacies; establishing a Web site for ordering prescription drugs; providing state and local employee health plans, state health care programs, and health plan companies access to discounted prescription drugs; 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.

Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 2431, A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying certain program and grant eligibility requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 116J.8731, subdivision 4; 116J.8748, subdivision 3.

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

Dettmer and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2432, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing additional funding for K-12 pupil transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 18; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 124E.20, subdivision 1; 124E.23; 126C.10, subdivision 1.

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

Uglem, Newton and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 2433, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a supplemental compensatory revenue formula; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.05, subdivision 3; 126C.10, subdivision 3; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 27, subdivision 2; repealing Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 8.

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

Newton introduced:

H. F. 2434, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing funding for prekindergarten through grade 12 pupil transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 18; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 1.

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

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 2435, A bill for an act relating to child support; requiring collection fees to be paid by the obligor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 518A.51.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 2436, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing medical assistance payment rates for certain dental services provided outside of the seven-county metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.76, subdivision 2.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 2437, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing medical assistance payment rates for certain dental services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.76, subdivision 2.

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

Zerwas, Newton, Loeffler, Schoen, Moran, Liebling, Persell and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 2438, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the asset medical assistance eligibility limit and the excess income standard for the blind, disabled, and elderly; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.056, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.056, subdivision 5c.

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

Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 2439, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; allowing local governments to prohibit or regulate pesticide use; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 18B.02.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 2440, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; housing; authorizing a grant to Ujamaa Place; appropriating money.

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

Kiel introduced:

H. F. 2441, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Pennington County Justice Center; 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 Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 2442, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing an intoxicating liquor license for Minneapolis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 340A.404, subdivision 2.

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

Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 2443, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wellhead protection; 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.

Newton introduced:

H. F. 2444, A bill for an act relating to disabled veterans; providing certain exemptions from taxes and fees on motor vehicles and watercraft for eligible veterans with a disability, including certain registration taxes, license plates and licensing fees, title fees, driver's license and identification card fees, and general sales taxes and motor vehicle sales taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 86B.415, by adding a subdivision; 86B.870, by adding a subdivision; 163.051, subdivision 1; 168.012, by adding a subdivision; 168A.29, by adding a subdivision; 171.01, by adding a subdivision; 171.06, by adding a subdivision; 297A.67, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03.

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

Albright introduced:

H. F. 2445, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying licensure requirement for osteopathic physicians; making technical changes to the composition of the Board of Medical Practice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 147.01, subdivisions 1, 2; 147.02, subdivision 1.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2446, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Heartland Trail extension from Park Rapids to Itasca State Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Mullery, Hornstein and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 2447, A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending graduation incentives program funding to certain pupils between the ages of 21 and 24; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.68, subdivision 2.

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

Davnie and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2448, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a state fund to pay for unreimbursed special education costs; eliminating tuition bill-backs to the resident school district; increasing special education excess cost aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 125A.11, subdivision 1; 125A.76, subdivision 1; 125A.79, subdivision 5; 127A.47, subdivision 7; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 5, section 30, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A.

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

Bennett, Peterson, Fenton, Loon, Mullery, Daniels, Wills, Simonson, Ward and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 2449, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for the Minnesota Reading Corps; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 6.

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

Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 2450, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to marked Trunk Highway 95 in the city of Cambridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Rarick, Hertaus, Sundin and Albright introduced:

H. F. 2451, A bill for an act relating to contracts; regulating building and construction contracts; providing for certain progress payments and retainages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 337.10, subdivisions 4, 5.

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

Lien introduced:

H. F. 2452, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing certain exemptions from taxes and fees for eligible veterans with a disability, including certain registration taxes, license plates fees, title fees, driver's license and identification card fees, and motor vehicle sales taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 163.051, subdivision 1; 168.012, by adding a subdivision; 168A.29, by adding a subdivision; 171.01, by adding a subdivision; 171.06, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03.

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

Melin and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2453, A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; modifying the distribution of the proceeds of production taxes on taconite and iron sulphides and merchantable iron ore concentrate produced therefrom; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 298.28, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2454, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to cover cost overruns for the Myles Reif Center for the Performing Arts project in Grand Rapids.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 2455, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating the Department of Forensic Services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 43A.08, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 246D.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 2456, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating the Department of Direct Care Services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 43A.08, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 246C.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 2457, A bill for an act relating to human services; transferring duties relating to licensing programs and facilities from the Department of Human Services to the Department of Health; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144A.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 2458, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating an Office of Eligibility Services; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256R.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 2459, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing and authorizing issuance of special "donate life" license plates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 2460, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for construction of the Prospectors ATV Trail System; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Quam, Kresha, Drazkowski, Baker and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 2461, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for Internet service machinery and equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.

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

Quam and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 2462, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing an exemption for religious beliefs for entities providing certain services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

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

Lueck introduced:

H. F. 2463, 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 Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Moran and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 2464, A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for a grant to the YWCA of St. Paul.

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

Moran and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 2465, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for a grant to the YWCA of St. Paul.

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

Anderson, M.; Drazkowski; Kresha; Dettmer and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 2466, A bill for an act relating to insurance; repealing MNsure and Minnesota Rules governing MNsure; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.7191, subdivision 14a; 13D.08, subdivision 5a; 62A.011, subdivision 6; 62A.02, subdivision 8; 62K.01; 62K.02; 62K.03; 62K.04; 62K.05; 62K.06; 62K.07; 62K.08; 62K.09; 62K.10; 62K.11; 62K.12; 62K.13; 62K.14; 62K.15; 62V.01; 62V.02; 62V.03, subdivisions 1, 3; 62V.04; 62V.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10; 62V.06; 62V.07; 62V.08; 62V.09; 62V.10; 62V.11, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 256L.01, subdivision 6; 256L.02, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 62V.03, subdivision 2; 62V.05, subdivisions 6, 7, 8, 11; 62V.051; Laws 2013, chapter 9, sections 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; Minnesota Rules, parts 7700.0010; 7700.0020; 7700.0030; 7700.0040; 7700.0050; 7700.0060; 7700.0070; 7700.0080; 7700.0090; 7700.0100; 7700.0101; 7700.0105.

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

Albright, Hornstein and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 2467, A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; modifying membership and terms of the Metropolitan Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.123.

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

Anderson, M. and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 2468, A bill for an act relating to veterans; providing a grant to Eagle's Healing Nest; appropriating money.

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

Knoblach and Theis introduced:

H. F. 2469, A bill for an act relating to health; exempting certain funeral establishments from minimum requirements for preparation and embalming rooms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 149A.92, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 149A.92, subdivision 1.

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

Knoblach and Theis introduced:

H. F. 2470, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care assistance subsidy restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2471, A bill for an act relating to real estate appraisers; regulating appraisal management companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 82C.02, subdivisions 4, 5.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 2472, A bill for an act relating to employment; creating the full employment grant program; requiring a state workforce needs survey; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy.

Bly introduced:

H. F. 2473, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending the Farmer-Lender Mediation Act until June 30, 2020; repealing a law that would have extended the Farmer-Lender Mediation Act until June 30, 2017, if the legislature did not meet in regular session during calendar year 2016; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 583.215; repealing Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 4, article 2, section 81.

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

Bly, Schultz, Laine and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 2474, A bill for an act relating to health care; proposing a constitutional amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I; providing that access to certain health care services is a fundamental right of the people of Minnesota.

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

Hansen and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 2475, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for natural resources capital projects; 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.

Melin, Metsa, Anzelc and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2476, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing for extended benefits.

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

Hansen and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 2477, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for RIM and other conservation purposes; 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.

Albright introduced:

H. F. 2478, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; adopting recommendations of the Workers' Compensation Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 176.081, subdivisions 1, 3; 176.471, subdivisions 3, 5; 176.511, subdivisions 2, 3; 176.571, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 176.135, subdivision 7a.

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

Anderson, M.; Runbeck; Drazkowski; Dettmer and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 2479, A bill for an act relating to economic development; regulating business license fees; establishing maximum annual fees; requiring conforming action; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.69, subdivision 2.

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

Schultz, Bly, Rosenthal and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 2480, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a new measurement of economic welfare; requiring the inclusion of the economic measure in the state budget forecast; appropriating funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.103, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 137.

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

Anderson, M. introduced:

H. F. 2481, A bill for an act relating to state government finance; modifying certain human services funding; creating a general assistance account; requiring general assistance to be funded from the general assistance account; establishing a general assistance tax checkoff; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256D.03, subdivisions 2, 2a; 270C.445, by adding a subdivision; 289A.08, subdivision 13; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256D.01, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256D.23.

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

Anderson, M. introduced:

H. F. 2482, A bill for an act relating to liquor; expanding packaging of malt liquor for off-sale by a brew pub or small brewer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 340A.24, subdivision 2; 340A.28, subdivision 1; 340A.285.

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

Anderson, M. and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2483, A bill for an act relating to employment; assessing civil and criminal penalties for employment of illegal immigrants; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

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

Anderson, M.; Drazkowski and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2484, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying the punishment available for certain traffic regulation convictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169.89, subdivision 2; 171.18, subdivision 1.

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

Anderson, M. introduced:

H. F. 2485, A bill for an act relating to aeronautics; prohibiting government agencies from requiring registration or licensure of unmanned aircraft systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 360.013, by adding a subdivision; 360.018, subdivision 3; 360.55, by adding a subdivision; 360.653; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 360.

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

Baker introduced:

H. F. 2486, A bill for an act relating to energy; allowing municipal utilities and cooperative electric associations to reduce their annual energy-savings goal; disallowing waste heat recovery converted to electricity as counting towards a municipal utility's or cooperative electric association's annual energy-savings goal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.241, subdivision 1c.

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

Anderson, M. and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 2487, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing brewer taprooms to be issued a wine license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 340A.26, by adding a subdivision.

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

Anderson, M. introduced:

H. F. 2488, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; repealing state and local property taxes.

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

Anderson, M.; Drazkowski; Dettmer and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 2489, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; prohibiting civil court judges from applying foreign law in certain cases; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 546.

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

Schultz; Loeffler; Murphy, E.; Mullery and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 2490, A bill for an act relating to health care; eliminating repeal of the tax on hospitals and health care providers; providing a contingent increase in primary care provider payment rates; clarifying uses of money in the health care access fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 295.52, subdivision 8; 295.581; repealing Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 9, article 6, section 97, subdivision 6.

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

Schultz; Murphy, E.; Loeffler; Mullery; Halverson; Freiberg and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 2491, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the MinnesotaCare income limit; modifying MinnesotaCare premiums and cost-sharing; requiring the commissioner of human services to seek federal waivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256L.02, by adding a subdivision; 256L.04, subdivisions 1, 7; 256L.07, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 256L.03, subdivision 5; 256L.15, subdivision 2.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2492, A bill for an act relating to real estate appraisers; regulating fees paid to appraisers by appraisal management companies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 82C.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2493, A bill for an act relating to real estate appraisers; regulating certain investigation costs of the commissioner of commerce; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 45.027, subdivision 1.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2494, A bill for an act relating to solid waste; placing moratorium on authority of local units of government to organize solid waste collection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 115A.94, by adding a subdivision.

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

Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 2495, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to the commissioner of health for the Give Kids a Smile program.

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

Albright, Thissen, Smith and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2496, 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.

Peterson introduced:

H. F. 2497, A bill for an act relating to local government; regulating zoning of temporary family health care dwellings; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 394; 462.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Peterson and Masin introduced:

H. F. 2498, A bill for an act relating to zoning; requiring residential day care facilities for children to be located in the residence of the provider; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 245A.14, subdivisions 1, 2; 462.357, subdivisions 7, 8.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 2499, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring state college and university bookstores to provide a policy of price-matching; requesting the University of Minnesota to provide a policy of price-matching at bookstores operated in its facilities; enacting a performance goal related to textbook cost reduction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 135A.25, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 136F.58, by adding a subdivision.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 2500, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to support certain student support services programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 2501, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a state educational service award for certain volunteers; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

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

Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 2502, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a tractor rollover protection pilot grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

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

Melin and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2503, A bill for an act relating to taxation; Sustainable Forest Incentive Act; allowing early withdrawal under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290C.10.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2504, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring legislative approval of five-year management plan for Mille Lacs walleye harvest.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 2505, A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; modifying the credit for past military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.0677, subdivisions 1a, 2.

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

O'Neill, Hilstrom, Baker and Barrett introduced:

H. F. 2506, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; appropriating money for specialty courts.

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

Barrett introduced:

H. F. 2507, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying definitions; authorizing pharmacists to prescribe naloxone under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 151.01, subdivision 27.

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

Barrett, Loonan and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2508, A bill for an act relating to transportation; mass transit; establishing a fare revenue schedule for Metro Transit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.408, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Barrett introduced:

H. F. 2509, A bill for an act relating to gambling; providing for fantasy or simulation sports games; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.75, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.

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

Barrett introduced:

H. F. 2510, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; making a sales tax exemption on school tickets and admissions permanent; amending Laws 2006, chapter 257, section 2, as amended.

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

Barrett introduced:

H. F. 2511, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain charter school provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 124E.05, subdivisions 4, 5.

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

Peterson introduced:

H. F. 2512, A bill for an act relating to health; allowing pharmacists to dispense a 90-day supply of a prescription drug under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 151.21, by adding a subdivision.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 2513, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a feasibility study for a project in Edina.

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

Peterson and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2514, A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying host community economic development grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.548, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. 2515, A bill for an act relating to probate; modifying certain probate provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 484.73, subdivision 2; 524.1-201; 524.2-102; 524.2-202; 524.2-301; 524.2-403; 524.2-404; 524.2-606; 524.3-406; 524.3-1201; 524.3-1203, subdivision 5; 524.5-313; 609.748, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 524.5-417; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524.

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

Daniels, Lueck, Kiel, Green and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 2516, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a tractor rollover protection pilot grant program; appropriating nonstate money received by the commissioner of agriculture; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

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

Miller, Lueck, Kiel, Rarick and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 2517, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing land farmed by a beginning farmer to qualify for homestead classification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.124, subdivision 14.

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

Hansen and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2518, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for storm water runoff collection and conveyance to below the bluffs in Lilydale along Highway 13.

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

Green, Gunther, Lohmer, Drazkowski and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 2519, A bill for an act relating to health; family planning grants; compliance reviews; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 145.925, by adding a subdivision.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2520, A bill for an act relating to education; changing the Board of Teaching membership; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.07, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2521, A bill for an act relating to school construction; establishing a task force on green school construction; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2522, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying provisions governing purchasing preferences for targeted group businesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16C.16, subdivisions 5, 6.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2523, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring a waiver request concerning the federal Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2524, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 119B.05, subdivision 1.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2525, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring cost disclosure for qualifying prescription drugs; 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.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2526, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring cost disclosure for qualifying prescription drugs; 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.

Isaacson, Yarusso and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 2527, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the I-694/Rice Street interchange; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hackbarth, Anzelc, Daudt, Thissen and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2528, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing David Dill memorial trail; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 85.015, subdivision 13.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2529, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reimbursing taxing jurisdictions in Mille Lacs County for lost revenue.

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

Schultz; Urdahl; Hausman; Murphy, M.; Simonson; Melin; Uglem and Rarick introduced:

H. F. 2530, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of Glensheen, the historic Congdon estate in Duluth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Simonson introduced:

H. F. 2531, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a water recreation facility in the city of Duluth; 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.

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2532, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to study the presence of neonicotinoid pesticides in wild deer.

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

Carlson and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2533, A bill for an act relating to homestead credit refunds; providing for half of the refund to be paid to senior and disabled claimants in April; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290A.03, by adding a subdivision; 290A.07, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Albright introduced:

H. F. 2534, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying appropriations for fiscal years 2016 and 2017 for certain health-related licensing boards; amending Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 14, section 4, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 10, 11.

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

Youakim, Yarusso and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 2535, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring underinsured and uninsured motorist coverage for motorcycles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 65B.48, subdivision 5.

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

Youakim, Loeffler, Yarusso and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 2536, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating funds to enhance existing missing persons notification and response systems and develop training; repealing membership fee for Crime Alert Network; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299A.61, subdivision 4.

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

Youakim introduced:

H. F. 2537, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying First Amendment speech and press rights of student journalists in kindergarten through grade 12; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

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

Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 2538, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for predesign of new Roy Wilkins Center 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 Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Halverson introduced:

H. F. 2539, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating funds for grants to support a continuum of care for individuals with substance use disorders.

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

Sanders introduced:

H. F. 2540, A bill for an act relating to commerce; authorizing fantasy sports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297E.03, by adding a subdivision; 541.20; 541.21; 609.761, by adding a subdivision.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2541, A bill for an act relating to commerce; lowering certain business registration fees; modifying sales tax and employee withholding requirements for small employers; defining employees of small employers as independent contractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 290.92, subdivision 1; 322C.0201, by adding a subdivision; 333.055, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2542, A bill for an act relating to energy conservation; exempting energy consumed by pipelines from the base on which a utility's energy-savings goals is calculated; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, 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.

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2543, A bill for an act relating to energy; exempting certain interstate pipelines from the requirement to obtain a certificate of need; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.243, subdivision 8.

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. 2544, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring the Public Utilities Commission to limit generation of electricity from additional net metering facilities interconnected with municipal utilities and cooperative electric associations under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.164, subdivision 4b.

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. 2545, A bill for an act relating to energy; exempting utilities from certain requirements under certain conditions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 2546, A bill for an act relating to higher education; expanding student loan refinancing; permitting refinancing in emergency circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136A.1704.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 2547, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to establish a collegiate recovery program at the University of Minnesota, Rochester campus; requiring a report.

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

Laine introduced:

H. F. 2548, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; amending prorating method for contributions or use of general treasury money; modifying definition of expressly advocating; providing for disclosure of electioneering communications; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 10A.01, subdivision 16a; 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.244; 10A.25, subdivision 3a; 10A.27, subdivision 15; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 10A.20, subdivision 3; 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.

Laine introduced:

H. F. 2549, A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing recall elections for school board members; modifying procedures for filling a vacancy in school board office; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 123B.09, by adding a subdivision; 351.14, by adding a subdivision; 351.15; 351.16, subdivisions 1, 2; 351.18; 351.19, subdivision 4; 351.20; 351.21; 351.22, subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.09, subdivision 9; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 123B.095.

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

Laine introduced:

H. F. 2550, A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income and corporate franchise; providing a tax credit to employers that employ qualified veterans under age 35; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

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

Laine introduced:

H. F. 2551, A bill for an act relating to civil law; amending portions of the Uniform Probate Code; creating a right of action to seek visitation with a ward or incapacitated person; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 524.5-120; 524.5-313; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524.

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

O'Neill and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2552, A bill for an act relating to orders for protection; eliminating mandatory hearing requirement for subsequent orders and extensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 518B.01, subdivisions 6a, 11, 18.

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

O'Neill and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2553, A bill for an act relating to orders for protection; eliminating respondent filing fee requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 518B.01, subdivision 3a.

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

Howe introduced:

H. F. 2554, A bill for an act relating to crime; clarifying military member and adding veterans to offense of impersonation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.475.

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

Metsa introduced:

H. F. 2555, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for local road improvements, including improvements needed related to relocation of Highway 53; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 2556, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Bemidji Carnegie Library; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2557, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating the Minnesota Public Safety Personnel Protection Act; increasing penalties for obstructing emergency responders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.50.

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

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 2558, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; specifying eligibility of electrical generation under the greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program and increasing the maximum grant amount for that purpose; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.431, subdivisions 1a, 6.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2559, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing grants to train peace officers in large cities in de-escalation techniques and the use of nonlethal force; appropriating money.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 2560, A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing payment of duty disability benefits from the Public Employees Retirement Association police and fire fund under specified circumstances.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2561, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for public infrastructure in Milaca; 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.

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2562, A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use tax and motor vehicle excise tax; exempting the sale or lease of specially equipped motor vehicles sold or leased to disabled veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297A.67, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2563, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; requiring consent for certain political activities by corporations, pension trust funds, and money market funds; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 211B.15, 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.

Zerwas and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 2564, A bill for an act relating to taxation; health care provider taxes; modifying the exemption for ambulance and emergency services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 295.52, subdivision 5.

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

Newton and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2565, A bill for an act relating to military veterans; appropriating money for certain rent subsidies.

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

Metsa introduced:

H. F. 2566, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mesabi Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2567, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Itasca Recreation Association Civic Center; 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.

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2568, 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 Policy and Finance.

Pinto introduced:

H. F. 2569, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Riverview 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 Policy and Finance.

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 2570, 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 Policy and Finance.

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 2571, A bill for an act relating to local government; amending laws relating to the Cloquet Area Fire and Ambulance Special 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 Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 2572, A bill for an act relating to child protection; providing for children's advocacy center membership on multidisciplinary child protection teams; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.558, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2573, 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 2014, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2574, A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use taxes; exempting certain purchases of clay targets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.68, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 2575, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to public infrastructure in the city of Currie; 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.

Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 2576, A bill for an act relating to higher education; promoting awareness of loan forgiveness programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 136A; 181.

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

Hansen, Atkins and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 2577, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for demolition of Jefferson Elementary School 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 Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Hausman, Moran, Mariani and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 2578, A bill for an act relating to education; supporting adult basic education students' transition to higher education; appropriating money.

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

Sundin and Rarick introduced:

H. F. 2579, 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.

Kahn; Johnson, S., and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 2580, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting persons named on the consolidated terrorist watchlist from possessing firearms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 624.712, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 624.713, subdivision 1.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 2581, A bill for an act relating to education; increasing funding for Head Start programs to fully fund waiting lists; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 9, section 8, subdivision 4.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 2582, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Bemidji Carnegie 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.

Persell introduced:

H. F. 2583, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant to Headwaters Science Center; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 15.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 2584, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Popple River Recreation Bridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Nash and Uglem introduced:

H. F. 2585, A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring a two-thirds vote to impose an interim ordinance; requiring a public hearing after 30-day notice before imposing an interim ordinance relating to housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 462.355, subdivision 4.

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

Bennett and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 2586, A bill for an act relating to education; offering guidelines for student preparation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 120B.30, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.

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

Considine; Johnson, C., and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 2587, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Green introduced:

H. F. 2588, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring audit prior to availability of outdoor heritage fund appropriations.

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

Green introduced:

H. F. 2589, 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 introduced:

H. F. 2590, A bill for an act relating to state lands; establishing no-net-gain policy for state acquisition of certain real property; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

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

Green introduced:

H. F. 2591, A bill for an act relating to state lands; requiring approval of state acquisition of real property in fee; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2592, A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing an economic relief program; transferring money from the game and fish fund and natural resources fund to the general fund; authorizing special property tax abatement aid; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Bly; Johnson, C.; Hornstein; Hansen and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2593, A bill for an act relating to environment; reinstating the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Citizens' Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 116.02; 116.03, subdivisions 1, 2a.

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

Kahn and Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 2594, 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.

McNamara introduced:

H. F. 2595, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Red Rock 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 Policy and Finance.

Green introduced:

H. F. 2596, A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing a pilot program for suspicion-based substance abuse screening for certain applicants and recipients.

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

Green introduced:

H. F. 2597, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; repealing requirements for specific allocation of funds to state arts board; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 129D.17, subdivision 4.

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

Green introduced:

H. F. 2598, A bill for an act proposing amendments to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI; replacing legacy amendment with funding for deficient roads and bridges and for clean water; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 10A.01, subdivision 35; 16A.0561; 84.992, subdivision 4; 114D.20, subdivision 6; 114D.30, subdivisions 5, 7; 160.266, subdivision 5; 290C.02, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 84.69, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 3.303, subdivision 10; 3.9741, subdivision 3; 13D.08, subdivision 8; 85.53, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 85.535; 85.536; 97A.056, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19; 114D.30, subdivision 6; 114D.50, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 5, 6; 129D.17, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 129D.18; 129D.19; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 85.53, subdivision 2; 97A.056, subdivisions 8, 11, 20, 21; 114D.50, subdivision 4; 129D.17, subdivision 2.

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

Barrett introduced:

H. F. 2599, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Scott introduced:

H. F. 2600, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring general permit for mechanical control of certain cattails.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 2601, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Rural Finance Authority agricultural loan programs; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Scott and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 2602, A bill for an act relating to data practices; restricting use of private and nonpublic data to only those purposes authorized by law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.03, by adding a subdivision.

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

Green and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2603, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying open meeting law; requiring open meeting with public comment prior to land acquisition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13D.08, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13D; 16B.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2604, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; regulating certain meetings regarding treaty rights and Mille Lacs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 2605, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for reimbursement of costs associated with beaver damage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97B.655, subdivision 2; 97B.665, subdivision 2; 97B.667, 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.

Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 2606, A bill for an act relating to insurance; health; requiring coverage for 12 months of contraceptives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

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

Kelly introduced:

H. F. 2607, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain nursing facilities requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144A.071, subdivisions 4c, 4d; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.441, subdivisions 13, 53.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Green introduced:

H. F. 2608, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; authorizing a cause of action for damages for misconduct by a public officer or employee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.43.

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

Kiel, Schomacker, Norton and Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 2609, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain certified community behavioral health clinic requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 245.735, subdivisions 3, 4.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2610, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for trailhead development for the Heartland Trail near Park Rapids; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

McNamara and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2611, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from outdoor heritage fund; modifying evaluation provisions; modifying prior appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.056, subdivision 10; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 2, article 1, section 2, subdivisions 2, 3, 5.

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

Lillie; Johnson, S.; Hausman and Ward introduced:

H. F. 2612, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Battle Creek winter recreation area; 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.

Peterson; Johnson, C., and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 2613, A bill for an act relating to health; designating certain hospitals as STEMI receiving centers; requiring STEMI transport protocols; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144E.16, 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.

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 2614, A bill for an act relating to human services; setting requirements for medical assistance coverage of oral health assessments; clarifying criteria for enhanced dental payment rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 14; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.76, subdivision 2.

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

Clark; Johnson, S., and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 2615, A bill for an act relating to human rights; clarifying and adding prohibitions on banking discrimination; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 363A.03, by adding a subdivision; 363A.16, by adding a subdivision.

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

Backer introduced:

H. F. 2616, A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring state assistance prior to enforcing certain effluent standards in the city of Morris.

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

Fischer and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2617, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) 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 Policy and Finance.

Fischer and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2618, 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 Policy and Finance.

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 2619, A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the process for electing members of the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota; providing for recommendations by congressional district legislative delegation; requiring ranked choice voting at the joint convention to elect regents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 137.0245, subdivisions 1, 4; 137.0246, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions.

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

Selcer; Johnson, C.; Ecklund; Metsa; Bernardy; Ward; Masin and Youakim introduced:

H. F. 2620, A bill for an act relating to elections; repealing a requirement that certain school board member vacancies be filled by special election; amending Laws 2015, chapter 70, article 1, section 63; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 123B.09, subdivision 5a; 123B.095.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2621, A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding the allowed uses of health and safety revenue to include certain facility modifications necessary to make school facilities more secure for students and staff; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.57, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 123B.595, subdivision 11; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 6, section 3, subdivision 6.

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

Selcer, Bly, Slocum, Schultz, Peterson and Ward introduced:

H. F. 2622, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring at least one hour of suicide prevention training for teachers renewing their teaching license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 2623, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to replace Hagg Sauer Hall at Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Newton, Ecklund, Rosenthal and Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 2624, A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing military personnel on active duty outside Minnesota to retake failed road test before termination of practice period; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.13, by adding a subdivision.

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

Slocum and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 2625, A bill for an act relating to local government; extending the response time residency requirement for Richfield firefighters; amending Laws 2010, chapter 207, section 1.

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

Masin and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 2626, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for remediation of the Freeway Landfill and construction of a lined landfill in Burnsville; 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.

Murphy, E.; Mullery; Mack; Yarusso; Schultz; Loeffler; Freiberg; Ecklund and Youakim introduced:

H. F. 2627, A bill for an act relating to health; expanding access to information about postpartum depression; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 145.906.

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

Dean, M.; Schomacker; Franson; Hamilton and Schultz introduced:

H. F. 2628, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the greater Minnesota family medicine residency program; establishing a grant program; appropriating money; 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.

Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 2629, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to Cypress 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 Policy and Finance.

Smith and Peppin introduced:

H. F. 2630, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying the project area for the Maple Grove tax increment financing district; amending Laws 2014, chapter 308, article 6, section 9, subdivision 1.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 2631, A bill for an act relating to education; amending state high school graduation requirements; requiring students to demonstrate their knowledge of civics as a condition of receiving a high school diploma; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.02, by adding a subdivision; 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.024, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 120B.02, subdivision 2; 120B.36, subdivision 1.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 2632, A bill for an act relating to education; filling school board vacancies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.09, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 123B.09, subdivision 5a; 123B.095.

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

Persell and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2633, A bill for an act relating to health; designating veterans' health care services as primary care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62A.15, by adding a subdivision.

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

Green and Whelan introduced:

H. F. 2634, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying ditch buffer provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 103F.48, subdivisions 3, 7, 11, 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.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2635, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring a proposal for a program to provide incentives for state contractors to subcontract with targeted group businesses.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2636, A bill for an act relating to corrections; allowing inmates to make toll-free calls to immediate family members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014 by adding a section to chapter 243.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2637, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; governing the speed limit on a segment of marked Interstate Highway 35E in St. Paul; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 2638, A bill for an act relating to crimes; authorizing death penalty for the murder of a peace officer; providing statutory framework, including procedures and criteria for imposition of death penalty; authorizing Board of Pardons to hear petitions for commutations of death penalty sentences; providing for automatic appellate review of death penalty cases; providing for appointment of attorneys in death penalty cases; providing administrative framework for implementing death penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 243.05, subdivision 1; 609.10, subdivision 1; 609.106, by adding a subdivision; 609.12, subdivision 1; 609.135, subdivision 1; 609.185; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 638; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244A.

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

Pierson and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 2639, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for an integrated behavioral health care coordination model pilot.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2640, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a new source of state aid for school districts with below-average revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 126C.13, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

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

Smith, Davnie and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 2641, A bill for an act relating to commerce; including tax debt as debt that is covered under debt settlement services regulation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 332A.02, subdivision 8; 332A.10, subdivision 4; 332B.02, subdivisions 9, 10.

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

Runbeck and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 2642, 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 Policy and Finance.

Runbeck; Dean, M., and Miller introduced:

H. F. 2643, 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 Policy and Finance.

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 2644, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing cities to issue on-sale intoxicating liquor licenses to municipal golf courses; authorizing the city of Janesville to issue a license for the Prairie Ridge Golf Club; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.404, by adding a subdivision.

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

Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 2645, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the East Central Regional Library; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Backer introduced:

H. F. 2646, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new water treatment facility in the city of Breckenridge; 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.

Backer introduced:

H. F. 2647, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new water treatment facility for the city of Morris; 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.

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 2648, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for paving a road to serve as access to the State Veterans Cemetery in Redwood County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 2649, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain surplus state land.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Hoppe and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 2650, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; clarifying certain provisions for receiverships and assignments for the benefit of creditors; providing for a short form of assignment for recording with a deed to transfer real property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 559.17, subdivision 2; 576.22; 576.29, subdivision 1; 576.30; 576.45, subdivision 3; 576.47; 577.12; 577.15.

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

Wills introduced:

H. F. 2651, A bill for an act relating to property tax refunds; providing for payment of refunds to estates in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290A.18, subdivision 1.

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

Cornish and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2652, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying the offense of fourth degree assault against a peace officer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.2231, subdivision 1.

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

Wills introduced:

H. F. 2653, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for railroad crossing safety improvements for the Mississippi River Regional Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Lillie, Fischer and Newton introduced:

H. F. 2654, A bill for an act relating to military veterans; authorizing paralyzed veterans of America license plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168.123, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 2655, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water infrastructure in the city of Carlton and in the Carlton/Twin Lakes Regional Water District; 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.

Norton introduced:

H. F. 2656, A bill for an act relating to transportation; motor vehicles; adding service branch designs to special veterans' plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168.123, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2657, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care assistance provider payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 119B.13, subdivision 6.

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

Newton, Bly, Halverson, Lillie, Slocum, Uglem and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 2658, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the general education basic revenue allowance by one percent for fiscal year 2017; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.

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

Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 2659, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for expanding the Runestone Community Center in Alexandria; 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.

Baker introduced:

H. F. 2660, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a grant program for an addiction medicine graduate medical education fellowship program; appropriating money.

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

Baker introduced:

H. F. 2661, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to children's mental health collaboratives.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2662, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to implement a plan related to remedial education.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2663, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; exempting certain farm wineries from food handler licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 28A.15, as amended.

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

Backer introduced:

H. F. 2664, 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.

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 2665, A bill for an act relating to MNsure; establishing a Minnesota Eligibility System Executive Steering Committee to govern the Minnesota eligibility system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62V.11, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 62V.03, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.

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

Laine introduced:

H. F. 2666, 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 2014, 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.

McNamara introduced:

H. F. 2667, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a riverfront renaissance project in Hastings; 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.

Lesch and Lucero introduced:

H. F. 2668, A bill for an act relating to data privacy; prohibiting access by a government entity to electronic communication held by a service provider or other third party unless certain procedures are followed; providing certain limits on data retention; providing remedies; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626A.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 2669, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; repealing the greater Minnesota internship program; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 136A.129; 290.06, subdivision 36.

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

Kresha; Mariani; Kiel; Loon; Fenton; Howe; Anderson, S., and Backer introduced:

H. F. 2670, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; increasing funding for early learning scholarships, home visiting programs, and parent aware activities; eliminating the cap on early learning scholarships; expanding the eligible age range for early learning scholarships; expanding the targeted home visiting program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.165, as amended; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 9, section 8, subdivisions 3, 9.

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

Lucero, Whelan and Smith introduced:

H. F. 2671, A bill for an act relating to education; addressing access to student data; clarifying disclosure requirements affecting personally identifiable information about a student; managing personally identifiable information in electronic student education records; establishing requirements for student surveys; providing for civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 127A.70, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 13.32, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

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

Yarusso, Pinto, Liebling, Allen and Flanagan introduced:

H. F. 2672, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring medical assistance to cover medically necessary gender dysphoria and certain prescribed drugs for treatment of gender dysphoria; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 3a, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hertaus and McDonald introduced:

H. F. 2673, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for certain marked U.S. Highway 12 projects.

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

Lueck introduced:

H. F. 2674, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; extending Mineral Coordinating Committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 93.0015, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2675, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Voyageurs National Park clean water project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2676, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a bridge to carry marked County State-Aid Highway 24 over railroad tracks in Koochiching County; for extending marked County State-Aid Highway 24 to marked Trunk Highway 11; for a road connecting marked County State-Aid Highway 20 and marked Trunk Highway 11; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2677, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for fish virus surveillance.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2678, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the International Wolf Center in Ely; 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.

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2679, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a wastewater collection and treatment facility in Silver Creek Township; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2680, A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for mental health services for veterans.

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

Thissen and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 2681, A bill for an act relating to economic development; conforming certain income, franchise, and property tax refund provisions to changes in federal law; providing an administrative mechanism for conforming to certain federal changes; creating an account; transferring money; providing a small business tax refund; modifying small business development center services; promoting initiative foundation business finance services; modifying duties of the Bureau of Small Business; establishing a private letter ruling; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 116J.68; 270C.33, by adding a subdivision; 270C.34, subdivision 1; 289A.60, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b, 19c, 19d; 290.091, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290A.03, subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 270C; 290; 297A.

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

Lesch; Johnson, S.; Fischer; Hausman; Schultz; Pinto and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2682, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying data practices provisions relating to disclosure of government employee disciplinary action; requiring a study of the grand jury process; appropriating money for crisis intervention team training; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.43, subdivision 2.

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

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 2683, A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the legislative task force on child protection; amending Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 1, section 125.

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

Kresha and Howe introduced:

H. F. 2684, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the basic monthly rate for Northstar Care for Children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256N.26, subdivisions 3, 9.

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

Fabian and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 2685, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for floodway modeling.

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

Sanders introduced:

H. F. 2686, A bill for an act relating to economic development; small business investment tax credit; modifying certain penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.8737, subdivision 6.

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

Sanders introduced:

H. F. 2687, A bill for an act relating to health; repealing the Minnesota Radon Licensing Act; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 144.4961.

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

Sanders and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 2688, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying provisions related to elections and election administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 202A.13; 204B.04, by adding a subdivision; 204B.14, subdivision 7; 204B.146, subdivision 3; 204B.18, subdivision 1; 204C.07, subdivision 3; 204C.37; 204C.39, subdivision 4; 204D.22, subdivision 2; 205.065, subdivision 4; 205.10, subdivision 6; 205A.03, subdivision 3; 205A.05, subdivision 2; 205A.06, subdivision 1; 205A.11, subdivision 2a; 209.021, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 123B.095, subdivision 1; 203B.17, subdivision 1; 204B.45, subdivision 2.

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

Daniels and Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 2689, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to complete the Rice County Veterans Memorial in Faribault.

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

Kelly; Cornish; Johnson, B.; Rarick; Daniels; Heintzeman and Christensen introduced:

H. F. 2690, A bill for an act relating to impaired driving; requiring ignition interlock for repeat offenders to reinstate driving privileges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169A.55, subdivision 4.

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

Persell and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2691, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; extending the duty to warn to alcohol and drug counseling practicum students and postdegree professional practice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 148F.13, subdivision 2.

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

Liebling, Mullery and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2692, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing an academic detailing program for prescription drugs; assessing fees; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

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

Liebling and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2693, A bill for an act relating to state government; prohibiting former legislators from lobbying the legislature for one year after leaving legislative office; 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.

Liebling and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2694, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying exclusions from home care licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144A.471, subdivision 9.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Runbeck and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2695, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring dyslexia specialists; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120B.115; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 12, section 4, subdivision 2.

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

Theis introduced:

H. F. 2696, A bill for an act relating to aeronautics; appropriating money for an air transport optimization study of the St. Cloud Regional Airport.

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

McDonald and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 2697, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing grants to Advocating Change Together; appropriating money.

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

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 2698, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing for inclusion of agricultural science education courses in the Minnesota transfer curriculum by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

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

Simonson; Schultz; Rarick; Gunther; Hansen; Murphy, M.; Fischer; Hausman; Slocum; Yarusso; Nelson and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 2699, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for environmental cleanup of the St. Louis River estuary and Duluth harbor; 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.

Smith introduced:

H. F. 2700, A bill for an act relating to driver's licenses; governing planning and implementation of the REAL ID Act; requiring legislative reporting; repealing Laws 2009, chapter 92, section 1.

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

Allen, Clark and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2701, A bill for an act relating to children; creating the Office of the Ombudsperson for American Indian Families; modifying provisions related to the American Indian community-specific board; transferring money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 257.076, subdivisions 3, 5; 257.0768, subdivision 6; 257.0769, as amended; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 257.0755, subdivision 1; 257.0768, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2702, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for sewer and water infrastructure for the city of Pease; 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.

Zerwas, McDonald and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 2703, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to develop a process to allow federally qualified health centers to determine presumptive eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.057, by adding a subdivision.

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

Scott, Lesch, Ward, O'Neill and Lucero introduced:

H. F. 2704, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying vehicle forfeiture provisions to include more than one owner of a vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169A.63, subdivision 7.

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

Hortman and Smith introduced:

H. F. 2705, A bill for an act relating to business organizations; updating references throughout Minnesota Statutes to include limited liability companies under the Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act; clarifying certain fees; making other clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 5.001, subdivision 2; 5.25, subdivisions 1, 3; 115D.03, subdivision 6a; 116J.395, subdivision 3; 211B.15, subdivision 1; 216B.1612, subdivision 2; 302A.651, subdivision 4; 308B.005, subdivision 18; 319B.02, subdivisions 10, 12; 322C.0201, subdivision 4; 322C.0205, subdivision 1; 322C.0208; 322C.1011, subdivisions 1, 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 5.25, subdivision 5; 124E.05, subdivision 1; 302A.471, subdivision 1; 322C.0105, subdivision 1a; 322C.0407, subdivision 4; 322C.1007, subdivision 1.

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

Hamilton; Newton; Dean, M.; Schomacker; Davids; Rarick; McNamara; Baker; Swedzinski; Backer; Isaacson; Johnson, C.; Bennett; Lohmer; Zerwas; Thissen; O'Driscoll; O'Neill; Fischer; Anderson, S.; Dettmer; Schoen; Murphy, E.; Ward; Halverson; Lillie; Erhardt; Loonan; Simonson; Hortman; Anderson, P.; Uglem; Lien; Norton and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 2706, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying reimbursement rates for intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities and home and community-based services providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.5012, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 2707, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Glenwood Police and Fire Departments; 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 Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Newton introduced:

H. F. 2708, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for the community education revenue program; increasing the minimum population guarantee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.20, subdivision 3.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 2709, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for The Works Museum; appropriating money; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 15.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 2710, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying harassment restraining orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.748.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 2711, A bill for an act relating to animals; establishing an animal abuser registry; requiring the commissioner of public safety to post identifying information on the commissioner's Web site; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 343.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 2712, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to report school safety incidents involving students and teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 121A.53, subdivision 2.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 2713, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing access to extended time program funding for charter schools; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 124E.20, subdivision 1.

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

Peterson, Newton, Zerwas and Fenton introduced:

H. F. 2714, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the calculation of referendum equalization revenue, aid, and levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.17, subdivisions 5, 6.

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

Davnie, Carlson, Newton, Freiberg and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2715, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for school districts; indexing the general education basic formula allowance and local optional revenue to the annual increase in the rate of inflation; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.01, by adding a subdivision; 126C.10, subdivision 2e; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.

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

Mahoney, Moran and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 2716, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the pathways to prosperity career pathways grant program.

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

Hilstrom, Hansen, Wagenius, Persell and Flanagan introduced:

H. F. 2717, A bill for an act relating to environment; regulating chemicals of high concern in children's products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.7411, subdivision 8; 116.9401; 116.9402; 116.9403; 116.9405; 116.9406; 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.

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 2718, A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting the city of Elk River to increase the membership of its public utilities commission.

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

Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 2719, A bill for an act relating to taxation; personal property; exempting a certain electric generation facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2720, A bill for an act relating to boilers; modifying an exception to certain boiler laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 326B.988.

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

Marquart and Lien introduced:

H. F. 2721, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing the voluntary realignment of the school district boundaries between Independent School Districts Nos. 152, Moorhead, and 2164, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton.

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

Fabian, Kiel, McNamara, Backer and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 2722, 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.

Masin and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2723, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring that the metropolitan landfill contingency action trust account be managed to maximize long-term gain; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.845, subdivision 1.

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

Halverson; Ward; Johnson, C.; Youakim; Mullery; Freiberg; Persell and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2724, 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.

Halverson, Freiberg, Mullery, Schultz, Ecklund and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2725, A bill for an act relating to health care cost containment; modifying coverage and billing requirements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62K.11.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 2726, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing that certain federal laws restricting or limiting firearms are unenforceable in Minnesota; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.

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

Halverson; Hortman; Thissen; Bernardy; Freiberg; Ward; Metsa; Bly; Persell; Loeffler; Murphy, E.; Slocum; Selcer; Allen; Wagenius; Hansen; Erhardt; Newton; Considine; Dehn, R.; Carlson; Johnson, C.; Sundin; Fischer; Schultz; Rosenthal; Youakim; Pinto; Mullery and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2727, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, section 9; requiring the legislature to enact laws providing for disclosure of certain campaign contributions and expenditures.

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

Lien, Rosenthal, Simonson, Poppe, Persell and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2728, A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying small business development center services; appropriating money.

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

Lien, Poppe, Applebaum and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2729, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a loan forgiveness program for individuals working in greater Minnesota; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 2730, A bill for an act relating to public money; prohibiting use of public money or eminent domain to host a world's fair; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 117; 459.

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

Davnie, Mullery, Freiberg and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2731, A bill for an act relating to mental health; appropriating money for school-linked mental health services.

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

Davnie and Bly introduced:

H. F. 2732, A bill for an act relating to education; directing the Board of Teaching to adopt standards for an endorsement enabling licensed high school teachers to provide dual enrollment instruction at a high school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.09, by adding a subdivision; 124D.091, subdivisions 2, 3; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 9.

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

Davnie and Bly introduced:

H. F. 2733, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying licensing teachers trained in other states; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.09, as amended; 122A.18, as amended; 122A.21, as amended; 122A.245, as amended; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 122A.23.

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

Quam and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 2734, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater collection and treatment facilities in Oronoco; 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.

Sanders introduced:

H. F. 2735, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring a presidential primary; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 202A.18, subdivision 2a; 204B.03; 204B.06, subdivision 4; 204B.14, subdivisions 2, 4; 204B.21, subdivision 1; 204D.09, subdivision 1; 204D.24, subdivision 2; 206.82, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 204C.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 207A.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 2736, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring outside agencies to investigate peace officer-involved incidents that result in great bodily harm or death; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 8.01; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 2737, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the family assets for independence program.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 2738, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a kindergarten through grade 5 after-school, culturally focused arts program to improve the reading, math, and life skills of underperforming students and thereby reduce the academic achievement gap; appropriating money.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 2739, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a tiered teacher licensing system.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 2740, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a permanent child support task force; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518A.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 2741, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating a civil cause of action for the nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images and nonconsensual sexual solicitation; amending the crime of stalking to include nonconsensual sexual solicitation; expanding the definition of qualified domestic violence-related offense; establishing criminal penalties for nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images and nonconsensual sexual solicitation; clarifying the law of criminal defamation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 609.02, subdivision 16; 609.748, subdivision 1; 609.749, subdivision 2; 609.765; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 604; 617.

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

Daniels introduced:

H. F. 2742, A bill for an act relating to human rights; adding a requirement for closed captioning on televisions in medical facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 363A.11, subdivision 3; 363A.12, by adding a subdivision.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2743, A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing recall elections for school board members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 351.14, by adding a subdivision; 351.15; 351.16, subdivisions 1, 2; 351.17; 351.18; 351.19, subdivisions 2, 4; 351.20; 351.21; 351.22, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

McNamara introduced:

H. F. 2744, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the acquisition and betterment of public lands for natural resources purposes; 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 introduced:

H. F. 2745, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a cooperative facilities grant; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 2746, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing enhanced debt service equalization for school districts in certain unique situations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.535.

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

Lohmer and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2747, A bill for an act relating to education; enacting the Empowering Parents Act; establishing certain curriculum review procedures and prohibitions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 120B; 121A.

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

Selcer and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 2748, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of St. Paul to issue a liquor license for Indiafest held on the Capitol grounds.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 2749, A bill for an act relating to state finances; conforming buyback level for the budget reserve with the most recent forecast; eliminating obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 16A.152, subdivision 2.

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

Fenton, Kresha, Baker, Peterson, Loon and Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 2750, A bill for an act relating to education finance; granting school boards authority to reallocate school district revenue; making permanent authority to reallocate money among school district accounts and funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 1; Laws 2013, chapter 116, article 7, section 19, as amended.

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

Hansen, Rosenthal and Considine introduced:

H. F. 2751, A bill for an act relating to public safety; adding and modifying provisions governing driver's licenses and Minnesota identification cards; providing for compliance with the federal REAL ID Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.07, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171; repealing Laws 2009, chapter 92, section 1.

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

Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 2752, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to marked Trunk Highway 95 in the city of Cambridge.

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

O'Neill, Hilstrom and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 2753, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for a grant for legal representation of children in need of protection or services or in foster care.

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

Nelson, Hilstrom and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 2754, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Hennepin Technical College's advanced manufacturing integration and revitalization, phase 1; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 2755, A bill for an act relating to the city of Canby; allowing creation of a special tax increment financing district.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 2756, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing peace officer training in responding to a mental health crisis; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

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

Pugh, Hertaus and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 2757, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing counties and cities to exempt land less than 20 acres from the fence-viewing process; authorizing counties and cities to adopt fence policies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 344.011; 344.20.

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

Ecklund, Lueck, Hausman, Hackbarth and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 2758, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a water access facility in Grand Marais; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Ecklund, Lillie, Hausman, Lueck and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 2759, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Gitchi-Gami State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Wills introduced:

H. F. 2760, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Zoo; 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.

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2761, A bill for an act relating to public health; protecting children from exposure to harmful chemicals in products; amending criteria for identification of priority chemicals; requiring disclosure by manufacturers of children's products that contain harmful chemicals; authorizing Pollution Control Agency to prohibit sales of children's products that contain harmful chemicals; providing waiver process; establishing fees; requiring a report; providing a criminal penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.7411, subdivision 8; 116.9401; 116.9403; 116.9405; 116.9406; 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.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2762, A bill for an act relating to education; directing the commissioner of education to develop a detailed plan to ensure the privacy and security of students' personally identifiable information, including education and workforce data.

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

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 2763, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the disabled veteran's exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

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

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 2764, A bill for an act relating to military veterans; exempting certain disabled veterans from the motor vehicle registration tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168.031.

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

Schoen introduced:

H. F. 2765, A bill for an act relating to Washington County; authorizing a tax increment financing district in Washington County.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 2766, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to marked Trunk Highway 62; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.

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

Halverson, Wills, Zerwas, Moran and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2767, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Homeless Youth Act.

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

Atkins, Mullery, Mahoney, Nelson and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 2768, A bill for an act relating to health care cost containment; modifying disclosure and billing requirements in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62J.81.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2769, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying requirements for collecting sales and use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.66, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, by adding subdivisions.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 2770, A resolution memorializing Congress to devolve agricultural policy making to the states and transition federal farm support to a system of state block grants.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 2771, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending the Minnesota Organic Advisory Task Force; requiring the commissioner of agriculture to consult the Minnesota Organic Advisory Task Force and provide recommendations to the legislature; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 31.94.

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

Dean, M. and Baker introduced:

H. F. 2772, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner to reform the continuum of treatment for individuals with substance use disorders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 254B.

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

Masin, Wagenius and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2773, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota River Regional Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Fenton and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 2774, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring the development of election emergency plans; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.

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

Fenton and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 2775, A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing local election officials to combine or relocate polling places in an emergency; authorizing extension of polling place hours when polling places are combined or moved on election day; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204B.14, subdivision 2; 204C.05, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 204B.17.

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

Baker and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 2776, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new Department of Human Services Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services 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 Reform.

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2777, A bill for an act relating to public safety; health; courts; authorizing ex parte hearings to determine when an emergency medical service person has a significant exposure to a source individual's bodily fluids; authorizing peace officers to take a noncompliant source individual into temporary custody to collect a blood sample; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.7407, subdivision 2.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2778, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying a report from the advisory committees for the deaf and hard-of-hearing and the blind and visually impaired; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 125A.63, subdivision 4.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2779, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring a student who assaults a teacher to be expelled from school; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

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

Green and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 2780, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing training for peace officers to identify and respond to domestic terrorism; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.8451, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision.

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

Smith and Koznick introduced:

H. F. 2781, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; extending the duty to warn to individuals who are completing their postdegree supervised employment in preparation for licensure as a licensed psychologist; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 148.975, subdivision 1.

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

Marquart, Lien and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2782, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Heartland State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Murphy, E. and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2783, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying recertification requirements for health care homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0751, subdivision 3.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2784, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for preservation of public housing and to support issuance of additional housing infrastructure bonds; adding senior housing to the allowable uses of housing infrastructure bonds; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 462A.37, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 462A.37, subdivision 5.

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

Loon, Selcer and O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 2785, A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighter relief associations; increasing lump-sum service pension maximums for defined benefit relief associations; lowering the vesting requirement for Eden Prairie volunteer firefighters relief association volunteer firefighters returning to active service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 424A.02, subdivision 3.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2786, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for state parks, recreation areas, and trails rehabilitation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2787, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for acquisition and development of state parks, recreation areas, and trails; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2788, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring negotiation on the use of gill nets on Lake Mille Lacs.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Sanders and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2789, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Cycling Center; 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.

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 2790, 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.

Bly and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2791, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for certain intercity passenger rail projects.

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

Runbeck and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2792, A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring public testimony before a school board reauthorizes board-approved referendum revenue authority; requiring school board approval of local optional revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.10, subdivision 2e; 126C.17, subdivision 9a.

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

Runbeck, Scott and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2793, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying and making permanent the 2014 reading tax credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Ward, Selcer, Hertaus, Fenton, Bly and Newton introduced:

H. F. 2794, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing excused absences for students participating in performing arts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120A.22, subdivision 12.

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

Ward and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2795, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying provisions related to nominating petitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204B.07, subdivision 4; 204D.20, subdivision 3; 204D.22, subdivision 3.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 2796, A bill for an act relating to taxation; gross revenues and gross receipts; accelerating the repeal of the tax on hospitals and health care providers; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62J.041, subdivision 1; 214.16, subdivisions 2, 3; 270B.14, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 16A.724, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.4967, subdivision 3; 295.50, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 2a, 3, 4, 6, 6a, 7, 9b, 9c, 10a, 10b, 12b, 13, 14, 15; 295.51, subdivisions 1, 1a; 295.52, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 6, 8; 295.53, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4a; 295.54; 295.55; 295.56; 295.57; 295.58; 295.581; 295.582; 295.59; 295.75; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 9, article 6, section 97, subdivision 6.

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

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