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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

All bills introduced this biennium


The following House Files were introduced:

Kresha; Baker; Fabian; Kiel; Theis; Davids; Backer; Peterson; Gunther; Uglem; Sanders; Anderson, S.; Franson; Garofalo; Lueck; Green and Hancock introduced:

H. F. 1, A bill for an act relating to economic development; jobs creation; modifying permitting efficiency goals; rulemaking reform; allowing a subtraction for certain active business income of pass-through entities; increasing the rate of and providing for limited refundability of the research credit; adopting the Minnesota New Markets Jobs Act; providing capital for business growth in economically distressed communities; workforce housing; providing for a workforce housing grant program; providing for additions to taxable income; providing a credit for contributions to land trusts; promoting the creation of land trusts; providing a credit for new STEM and long-term care employees; depositing revenue from certain agency penalties in the general fund instead of dedicated funds; eliminating statutory appropriations of penalty revenue to agencies; creating a small business compliance assistance grant program; imposing penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 3.842, subdivision 4a; 14.02, by adding a subdivision; 14.05, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 14.116; 14.131; 14.19; 14.388, subdivision 2; 14.389, subdivision 2; 16A.1285, by adding a subdivision; 17.102, subdivisions 4, 4a; 17A.11; 18B.05; 18C.131; 18D.323; 18G.10, subdivision 2; 18H.17; 18J.09; 21.115; 21.92; 25.39, subdivision 4; 27.041, subdivision 3; 32.21, subdivision 4; 34.07; 62J.536, subdivision 2b; 84.027, subdivision 14a; 116.03, subdivision 2b; 116J.66; 169.685, subdivisions 5, 7; 169.871, subdivision 5; 169.999, subdivision 5; 174.30, subdivision 8; 174.315, subdivision 3; 221.036, subdivision 14; 221.84, subdivision 3; 239.785, subdivision 6; 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b, 19c; 290.068, subdivisions 1, 3, 6a; 290.091, subdivision 2; 297F.21, subdivision 3; 297G.20, subdivision 4; 341.321; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 290; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116X; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 14.127.

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

Loon; Erickson; Bennett; Gruenhagen; Kresha; Scott; Pugh; Backer; Anderson, M., and Miller introduced:

H. F. 2, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying conditions for teacher licensure and employment; amending alternative teacher licensure; providing for teacher licensure reciprocity with adjoining states; clarifying the license via portfolio option; clarifying the exemption for technical education instructors; clarifying decisions affecting teachers' unrequested leaves of absence and teaching assignments; prohibiting school administrators from placing students with ineffective teachers; clarifying teacher skills examination requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.09, subdivision 4; 122A.18, subdivision 2; 122A.21, subdivision 2; 122A.23; 122A.245, subdivisions 1, 3, 7; 122A.25; 122A.30; 122A.40, subdivisions 5, 8, 10, 11; 122A.41, subdivisions 2, 5, 14; 123A.75, subdivision 1; 179A.20, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.40, subdivision 11.

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

Schomacker; Daudt; Kiel; Hamilton; Mack; Torkelson; Kresha; Rarick; Miller; Anderson, M.; O'Driscoll; Green; Quam; Howe; Hertaus; Lueck; Nornes; Gunther; Davids; Baker; Fabian; Lohmer; Heintzeman; Urdahl; Johnson, B.; Anderson, P.; Backer and Franson introduced:

H. F. 3, A bill for an act relating to long-term care; modifying nursing facility employee scholarship costs; providing for a long-term care savings plan; providing for an income tax subtraction for contributions made to the long-term care savings plan; providing a credit for the additional tax paid on early withdrawals from retirement accounts if used for long-term care expenses; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144.1501, subdivision 2; 256B.431, subdivision 36; 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 290.

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

Kelly, Howe, Kiel, Drazkowski, Erickson, Nornes and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 4, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the Department of Transportation to implement certain efficiencies; appropriating money to construct, maintain, and rehabilitate highways, roads, and bridges.

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

Mack; Daudt; Hoppe; Davids; Dean, M.; Quam; Daniels; Hertaus; Urdahl; Howe; Peterson; Bennett; Zerwas; Lohmer; Heintzeman; Smith; Nash; Drazkowski; Scott; Anderson, S.; Koznick and Pierson introduced:

H. F. 5, A bill for an act relating to MNsure; requiring the commissioner of commerce to seek federal approval to allow the purchase of qualified health plans and the receipt of premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions outside of MNsure; providing for compensation of managerial employees; removing certain exemptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 62V.03, subdivision 2; 62V.05, subdivision 1.

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

Davids, Lenczewski, Drazkowski and Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 6, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; conforming to federal changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31; 290A.03, subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 7, A bill for an act relating to disaster relief; appropriating money for natural disaster assistance.

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

Kresha; Backer; Mullery; Anderson, P.; Bennett; Torkelson; Zerwas; Loon; McNamara; Lohmer; Anderson, S.; Howe; Murphy, E.; Moran; Theis and Franson introduced:

H. F. 8, A bill for an act relating to human services; updating child protection provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.556, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 6a, 7, 10, 11c.

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

Scott, Garofalo, Pugh and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 9, A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; adding duties to the Legislative Commission on Metropolitan Government; providing for the Metropolitan Council to budget on a state fiscal year starting July; requiring legislative approval of the council's budgets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 3.8841, subdivisions 7, 8; 473.13, subdivision 1.

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

Wills, Dettmer, Persell, Pugh, Kresha, Uglem, Gruenhagen, Heintzeman, Nash, Scott, Quam, Urdahl, Selcer and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 10, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a veterans jobs tax credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Garofalo; Anderson, M.; Drazkowski; Gunther; Pugh and Scott introduced:

H. F. 11, A bill for an act relating to transportation; mass transit; prohibiting certain expenditures and planning for the Zip Rail line.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 12, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating a Blue Alert system to aid in the apprehension of those who kill or injure law enforcement officers; 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.

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 13, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for upper Mississippi River comprehensive plan grants.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 14, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Minnesota Forest Resources Council.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 15, A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the compulsory attendance age; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120A.22, subdivisions 5, 8, 11; 120A.24, subdivision 1; 124D.03, subdivision 12; 260C.007, subdivision 19.

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

Anderson, P.; Backer and Kresha introduced:

H. F. 16, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the use of reports alleging child maltreatment that were not accepted for assessment or investigation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.556, subdivisions 7, 10.

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

Freiberg; Kahn; Murphy, M., and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 17, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring commissioner of administration to provide rehearsal space for the state band; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16B.24, by adding a subdivision.

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

Kahn, Davids and Newton introduced:

H. F. 18, A bill for an act relating to health; removing exemptions from MNsure laws relating to the Office of MN.IT services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62V.03, subdivision 2.

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

Kahn; Freiberg; Murphy, M.; Loeffler; Mullery and Newton introduced:

H. F. 19, A bill for an act relating to the arts and cultural heritage fund; appropriating money to the Minnesota State Band.

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

Kahn, Freiberg, Erhardt and Newton introduced:

H. F. 20, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing that certain appropriations continue in effect with certain exceptions and adjustments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Quam and Lueck introduced:

H. F. 21, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a goal for pipeline permitting efficiency; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216G.02, by adding a subdivision.

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

Quam, Drazkowski, Barrett, Urdahl, Howe and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 22, A bill for an act relating to health; providing certain protections for persons under quarantine; 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.

Quam, Drazkowski and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 23, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring law enforcement agencies to comply with federal immigration detainers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.

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

Quam, Gruenhagen, Drazkowski and Wills introduced:

H. F. 24, A bill for an act relating to labor; restricting public union release time; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 179A.07, subdivision 6.

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

Anzelc and Persell introduced:

H. F. 25, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for military retirement pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Murphy, M. and Dill introduced:

H. F. 26, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; directing deposit of federal reimbursement for state expenditures at McQuade Harbor to the general fund; appropriating money to develop a harbor and marina at Two Harbors.

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

Davids and Pierson introduced:

H. F. 27, A bill for an act relating to economic development; destination medical center; clarifying the computation of state aid payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 469.40, subdivision 11; 469.44, subdivision 5; 469.47, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 28, A bill for an act relating to economic development; Destination Medical Center; clarifying the computation of state aid payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 469.47, subdivisions 1, 3, 5.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 29, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; clarifying one-time funding mechanism for Minnesota Working Family Credit; removing TANF block grants as a funding source for the Minnesota Working Family Credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.0671, subdivisions 6, 6a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.0671, subdivision 6a.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 30, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; clarifying funding mechanism for the Minnesota Working Family Credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.0671, subdivision 6a.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 31, A bill for an act relating to public safety; aiding victims of economic crimes; providing public outreach initiatives; authorizing an identity theft passport; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299A.681, subdivisions 3, 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.

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

Quam and Pierson introduced:

H. F. 32, A bill for an act relating to taxation; gross revenues; exempting certain payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 295.53, subdivision 1.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 33, A bill for an act relating to local government aid; dedicating the use of a portion of proceeds to rehabilitation of housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 477A.013, by adding a subdivision.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 34, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to renovate a building in Deer River to function as a multiage center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Dill and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 35, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for Minnesota forests for the future program.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 36, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; extending availability of certain appropriations for grants.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 37, A bill for an act relating to courts; appropriating money for special prosecutor fees.

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

Schoen introduced:

H. F. 38, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying ambulance provider procedures for seeking payment for services not covered by medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 55.

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

Davids, Drazkowski and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 39, A bill for an act relating to transportation; traffic regulations; prohibiting certain citations for speeding violations based on location tracking; 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.

Persell and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 40, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing full funding for K-12 pupil transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 18.

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

Hausman and Isaacson introduced:

H. F. 41, A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for options for the governance and administration of the Roseville Volunteer Firefighters Relief Association.

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

Hansen, Uglem, Nelson, Gunther, Newton, Metsa and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 42, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for grants to local governments to make HVAC improvements at ice centers; 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.

Winkler introduced:

H. F. 43, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; modifying definition of expressly advocating; providing for disclosure of electioneering communications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 10A.01, subdivision 16a; 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.20, subdivision 3; 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.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 44, A bill for an act relating to building codes; allowing Mille Lacs County to rescind adoption of the State Building Code.

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

Murphy, M. and by request introduced:

H. F. 45, A bill for an act relating to pensions; permitting the Proctor Volunteer Firefighters Relief Association to limit application of an increase in service pensions.

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

Murphy, E.; Murphy, M.; Schoen; Freiberg; Schultz; Dehn, R.; Applebaum; Selcer; Hausman; Johnson, S.; Mariani; Lenczewski; Rosenthal; Lien; Wagenius and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 46, A bill for an act relating to education; providing funding for universal all-day preschool for four-year-old students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.05, subdivision 1; 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.

Bernardy, Ward, Liebling and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 47, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for early voting; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 201.022, subdivision 1; 203B.001; 203B.01, by adding a subdivision; 203B.03, subdivision 1; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.081; 203B.085; 203B.121, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 204B.28, subdivision 2; 206.82, subdivision 1; 206.83; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B.

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

Wills introduced:

H. F. 48, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital improvements; appropriating money for reconstruction of interchange of County Road 42 at marked Trunk Highway 52 in Dakota County; 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.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 49, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Blufflands Trail system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 85.015, subdivision 7.

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

Drazkowski; Nornes; Anderson, P., and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 50, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; repealing aquatic invasive species prevention program requirements; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 84D.13, subdivision 9; 86B.13.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 51, A bill for an act relating to the State Lottery; suspending sale of certain lottery tickets through a Web site or self-service device.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 52, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to restore the Stone Mill Dam in Lanesboro; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 53, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption for telecommunications equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.68, subdivisions 5, 35a.

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

Persell; Murphy, M., and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 54, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new veterans nursing home in Bemidji; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 55, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; removing and repealing accelerated remittance requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.60, subdivision 15; 297F.09, subdivision 10; 297G.09, subdivision 9.

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

Torkelson and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 56, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation in Area II of the Minnesota River Basin; 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.

Torkelson and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 57, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for floodplain management.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 58, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Lac qui Parle Yellow Bank 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.

Drazkowski, Pugh, Petersburg, Newberger and Davids introduced:

H. F. 59, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing policies to address motorcycle profiling; 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.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 60, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; making changes to agricultural homestead determinations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.124, subdivisions 14, 21.

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

Anderson, S. and Davids introduced:

H. F. 61, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; providing for limited refundability of the research credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.068, subdivisions 2, 3, 6a.

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

Anderson, S. and Davids introduced:

H. F. 62, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; extending the research credit to sole proprietors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.068, subdivision 1.

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

Anderson, S.; Davids and Koznick introduced:

H. F. 63, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing for a maximum rate of 7.85 percent on active trade or business income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.06, subdivision 2c; 290.0675, subdivisions 1, 3.

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

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 64, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation and relocation of the Milford Town Hall; 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.

Anderson, S.; Davids; Wills and Loon introduced:

H. F. 65, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; increasing the small business investment credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.8737, subdivision 5.

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

Anderson, S. and Davids introduced:

H. F. 66, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; repealing the sunset of the small business investment credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.8737, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.8737, subdivision 12.

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

Hertaus, Pugh and Wills introduced:

H. F. 67, A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying off-sale intoxicating liquor sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.

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

McNamara introduced:

H. F. 68, A bill for an act relating to veterans homes; modifying cost of care calculations; providing for annual adjustments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 198.03, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 69, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing for a vendor allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 289A.31, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision.

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

Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 70, A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing small brewers to sell growlers on Sundays; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.301, subdivision 6d.

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

Swedzinski and Rarick introduced:

H. F. 71, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating an enhanced penalty for criminal vehicular homicide occurring within ten years of a qualified offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 609.2111; 609.2112, subdivision 1; 609.2114, subdivision 1.

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

Anderson, S.; Davids; Christensen; Fenton and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 72, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing that the education expense credit and deduction apply to certain expenditures for prekindergarten expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.0674, subdivision 1.

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

Hausman, Nornes, Hamilton and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 73, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing $80 million in additional housing infrastructure bonds and appropriating $20 million for public housing rehabilitation to address the statewide affordable housing crisis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 462A.37, by adding subdivisions.

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

Hausman; Clark; Dehn, R.; Atkins; Lillie; Johnson, S.; Persell; Newton; Fischer; Ward; Yarusso; Isaacson; Carlson; Bly; Wagenius; Lien; Davnie; Freiberg; Laine; Simonson; Marquart; Erhardt; Johnson, C.; Bernardy and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 74, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing additional housing infrastructure bonds for Phase 2; appropriating money for public housing rehabilitation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 462A.37, by adding subdivisions.

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

Runbeck, Scott, Nash, Dettmer and Koznick introduced:

H. F. 75, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; making certain Metropolitan Council guidelines and plans advisory; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 473.145; 473.175, subdivision 1; 473.206; 473.852, subdivision 8; 473.856; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.851.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 76, A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a business expansion low-interest loan program; appropriating money.

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

Hansen, Bly, Liebling, Mariani, Melin, Loeffler, Moran and Lien introduced:

H. F. 77, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring a Truth in Enrollment disclosure at the time of admission; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

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

Sundin, Simonson, Schultz, Melin, Isaacson and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 78, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for marked Trunk Highway 73 realignment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 79, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying state permit requirements for certain campgrounds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 115.55, subdivision 3.

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

Gruenhagen, Nash, Miller, Swedzinski, Urdahl, Pugh, Baker and Loon introduced:

H. F. 80, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for right-of-way acquisition and construction of marked Trunk Highway 212.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 81, A bill for an act relating to environment; creating loan program to renovate rural municipal water treatment facilities; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 446A.

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

Loon; Davids; Hamilton; Torkelson; Swedzinski; Anderson, P., and Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 82, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate tax; conforming to the federal exclusion amount; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1; 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1a; 289A.12, subdivision 18; 289A.18, subdivision 3a; 289A.20, subdivision 3a; 291.03, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, 11.

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

Schoen introduced:

H. F. 83, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a bridge across Grey Cloud Slough in Washington County; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

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

Schoen introduced:

H. F. 84, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for improving habitat in Grey Cloud Slough.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 85, A bill for an act relating to local government aid; dedicating a portion of aid to cities for housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 477A.011, by adding a subdivision; 477A.013, by adding a subdivision.

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

Newberger introduced:

H. F. 86, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing an intoxicating liquor license for a golf course in Becker.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 87, A bill for an act relating to education finance; permitting Independent School District No. 831, Forest Lake, to participate in the alternative facilities revenue program; amending Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 4, section 25, as amended.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 88, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for a more open and transparent budgeting process; establishing a budget committee; requiring reporting of budget forecasts and documents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16A.10; 16A.103; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 89, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying exemption for instructional materials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.67, subdivision 13a.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 90, A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing a procedure for provisional balloting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204C.10; 204C.12, subdivision 3; 204C.14, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 91, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; authorizing municipalities to grant property tax exemptions for certain new and expanding business property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 92, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Parkers Prairie for swimming pool renovations; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Quam and Pierson introduced:

H. F. 93, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a revolving loan fund to facilitate the dredging of lakes to improve water flow for hydroelectric projects; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116C.779, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 94, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain teacher licensure provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.09, subdivision 4; 122A.18, subdivision 2; 122A.23, subdivision 2.

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

Scott, Fabian and Dill introduced:

H. F. 95, A bill for an act relating to energy; eliminating the size limitation on hydropower sources that may satisfy the renewable energy standard; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.1691, subdivision 1.

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

Albright; Barrett; Fabian; Drazkowski; Hamilton; Kiel; Mack; Sanders; McDonald; Anderson, M.; Kelly; Hoppe and Scott introduced:

H. F. 96, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate tax; conforming to the federal exclusion amount; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1; 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1a; 289A.12, subdivision 18; 289A.18, subdivision 3a; 289A.20, subdivision 3a; 291.03, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, 11.

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

Hamilton, Mariani, Clark, McNamara, Gunther, Hornstein and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 97, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending requirements governing driver's licenses and Minnesota identification cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.06, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0410, subparts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14.

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

Clark, Hamilton, Mariani, McNamara, Hornstein and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 98, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending requirements governing driver's licenses and Minnesota identification cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.06, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0410, subparts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14.

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

Scott, Lesch, Pugh and Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 99, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing notice requirements for student surveys and similar instruments; 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.

Norton and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 100, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school districts to begin the school year before Labor Day; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120A.40.

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

Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 101, A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; providing for county consent on certain trunk highway projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 161.162, subdivisions 2, 4; 161.163, subdivision 2; 161.164, subdivisions 1, 2; 161.165, subdivision 5; 161.166, subdivision 5; 161.3412, subdivision 4.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 102, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain bullying provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 121A.031, subdivision 1.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 103, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IX, section 1; changing the method for amending the constitution.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 104, A bill for an act relating to public safety; adding the crime of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult to definition of designated offense in forfeiture laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.531, subdivision 1.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 105, A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying the treatment of certain utility advertising expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.16, 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, Fabian, Pugh and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 106, A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; establishing a "buy the farm" option for real property owners whose property is taken for intercity high-speed rail use; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 218.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 107, A bill for an act relating to crime; directing the Legislative Audit Commission to study the costs of crime on the state and local communities.

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

Isaacson, Lillie, Yarusso and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 108, 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.

Isaacson, Lillie, Yarusso and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 109, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the I-694/Rice Street interchange.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 110, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to make a waiver request for public health programs.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 111, A bill for an act relating to elections; presidential electors; providing for designation of certain presidential electors and specifying the duties of presidential electors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 208.03; 208.05; 208.08.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 112, A bill for an act relating to local government; limiting a city's power of eminent domain outside of the city; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 412.211; 465.01.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 113, A bill for an act relating to mortgage foreclosures; requiring lenders to make certain postforeclosure offers to former homeowners; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 580.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 114, A bill for an act relating to real estate; foreclosure forbearance for unemployed long-term homeowners; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 580.

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

Drazkowski, Liebling, Pugh, Whelan, Lien, Petersburg, Lucero, Hertaus, Christensen and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 115, A bill for an act relating to liquor; permitting off-sale intoxicating liquor sales on Sunday; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 116, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; providing employment services to persons with traumatic brain injuries; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268A.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 117, A bill for an act relating to higher education; prohibiting postsecondary institutions from sponsoring certain informational campaigns; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 118, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing the Student Religious Liberties Act; 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.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 119, A bill for an act relating to civil rights; requiring notices of civil rights status; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 243.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 120, A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying the civil right to vote for individuals convicted of a felony; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 204C.08, subdivision 1d; 204C.10.

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

Swedzinski, Pugh and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 121, A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing small brewers to sell growlers on Sundays; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.301, subdivision 6d.

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

Swedzinski and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 122, A bill for an act relating to taxation; motor vehicle sales; expanding an exemption for certain motor vehicle purchases by local governments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297B.03.

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

Swedzinski and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 123, A bill for an act relating to State Lottery; requiring warnings in advertising; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 349A.09, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 124, A bill for an act relating to real property; mortgage foreclosures; providing that future mortgage foreclosures by advertisement will not be effective; providing that a deficiency judgment will no longer be available on foreclosures of homestead property by action or advertisement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 580.01; 582.30, subdivision 1.

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

Dettmer, Lillie, Wills, Gunther, Pugh, Nash and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 125, A bill for an act relating to veterans; providing a veterans jobs tax credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 126, A bill for an act relating to housing; criminal background checks in residential tenant screening; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.

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

Dettmer, Wills, Gunther, Pugh, Nash and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 127, A bill for an act relating to the military; appropriating money for a grant to support activities related to the commissioning of the USS Minnesota.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 128, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating consumer fraud; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 325F.69, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dettmer, Lillie, Wills, Gunther and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 129, A bill for an act relating to parks and trails; appropriating money for improvements at the veterans rest camp in Big Marine Lake.

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

Drazkowski, Liebling, Pugh, Whelan, Lien, Petersburg, Lucero, Hertaus and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 130, A bill for an act relating to liquor; permitting municipalities to authorize Sunday off-sale of intoxicating liquors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.504, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 131, A bill for an act relating to liquor; establishing a pilot project for Sunday off-sale of intoxicating liquor.

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

Rosenthal, Davids and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 132, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for bullion coin; 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.

Dettmer, Wills, Gunther and Nash introduced:

H. F. 133, A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; adjusting audit amounts for organizations; making clarifying and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297E.06, subdivision 4; 349.19, subdivision 2.

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

Dettmer and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 134, A bill for an act relating to veterans; making technical changes to veterans trust; removing obsolete provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 197.133; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 197.131; 197.132.

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

Peppin introduced:

H. F. 135, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; limiting fiscal disparities contributions for certain municipalities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 473F.07, subdivision 1; 473F.08, subdivisions 2, 6.

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

Dettmer, Pugh and Nash introduced:

H. F. 136, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; changing thresholds for filing requirements; providing a vendor allowance; requiring Department of Revenue to develop an address-based sales tax calculator; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 297A.77, subdivision 3; 297A.99, subdivision 11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297A.

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

Dettmer and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 137, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction from taxable income for military retirees and survivors; repealing the credit for past military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.0677, subdivision 1a.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 138, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 139, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing that laws governing purchasing from small businesses and targeted group businesses apply to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16C.16, subdivision 12.

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

Carlson, Newton, Freiberg and Lien introduced:

H. F. 140, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying additional property tax refund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290A.04, subdivision 2h.

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

Dettmer and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 141, A bill for an act relating to veterans; modifying veteran-owned small business certification for purposes of state procurement; requiring contract bid preference for veteran-owned small businesses in certain situations involving capital investment projects; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16C.19; 375.771, subdivisions 1, 2; 469.44, by adding a subdivision; 471.3457.

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

Dettmer, Pugh and Nash introduced:

H. F. 142, A bill for an act relating to veterans; modifying disabled veteran's credit and definition of disabled veteran for purposes of the veteran's preference; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 197.455, subdivisions 5, 6.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 143, A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting the sale of certain personal care products containing microplastics; providing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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. 144, A bill for an act relating to housing; providing a grant for funding for mortgage foreclosure counseling; appropriating money.

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. 145, A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting conditions precedent to employment related to unemployed persons; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Dettmer, Gunther and Nash introduced:

H. F. 146, A bill for an act relating to veterans; designating the Honor and Remember Flag as an official symbol of the state's commitment to military service members who have lost their lives in service to our country; encouraging display of the flag on certain days in certain public locations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

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

Dettmer, Wills, Gunther, Pugh, Nash and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 147, A bill for an act relating to veterans; property taxes; extending the market value exclusion for surviving spouses of deceased service members and permanently disabled veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

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

Dettmer, Wills, Gunther, Pugh and Nash introduced:

H. F. 148, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate tax; conforming to the federal exclusion amount; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1; 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1a; 289A.12, subdivision 18; 289A.18, subdivision 3a; 289A.20, subdivision 3a; 291.03, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, 11.

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

Pugh introduced:

H. F. 149, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements at Excelsior Commons; 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.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 150, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a 21st century skills development pilot project; appropriating money.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 151, A bill for an act relating to education, and early childhood and youth development; establishing Success for All 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.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 152, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for the early learning scholarship program; extending neighborhood achievement zone services; fully funding the basic sliding fee child care assistance program; modifying provider reimbursement rates; expanding the home visiting program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 119B.011, subdivision 19b; 119B.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 119B.03, subdivision 9; 119B.035, subdivisions 1, 4; 119B.05, subdivisions 1, 5; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.09, subdivision 4a; 124D.165; 256.017, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 119B.011, subdivision 20a; 119B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 6b, 8; 119B.09, subdivision 3; Minnesota Rules, parts 3400.0020, subpart 8; 3400.0030; 3400.0060, subparts 2, 4, 6, 6a, 7.

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

Clark, Hamilton and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 153, A bill for an act relating to state government; adding urban agriculture development zones in land use planning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.859, subdivisions 1, 2, 5.

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

Scott, Lesch, Liebling, Mahoney, Newberger, Pugh and Nash introduced:

H. F. 154, A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying data related to automated license plate readers; requiring a log of use; requiring data to be destroyed in certain circumstances; 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.

Scott, Lesch, Liebling, Mahoney, Newberger, Pugh and Nash introduced:

H. F. 155, A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying data related to automated license plate readers; requiring a log of use; requiring data to be destroyed in certain circumstances; 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.

Lueck and Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 156, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying assessor accreditation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 270C.9901.

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

Uglem, Newton, Whelan, Newberger, Sanders, Lucero, Zerwas, Scott and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 157, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for additional lanes on a segment of U.S. Highway 10; authorizing 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.

Yarusso; Isaacson; Johnson, S.; Mahoney; Runbeck; Sanders; Bernardy and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 158, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for redevelopment of the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP) in Ramsey County; 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.

Yarusso; Isaacson; Johnson, S.; Mahoney; Runbeck; Sanders; Bernardy and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 159, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for redevelopment of the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP) in Ramsey County.

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

Laine; Hausman; Nelson; Johnson, S.; Murphy, M., and Ward introduced:

H. F. 160, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; statutory housing warranties; allowing recovery of attorney fees by a prevailing vendor or owner for breaches; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 327A.05.

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

Zerwas; Uglem; Hamilton; Liebling; Schomacker; Dean, M.; Moran; Loeffler and Mack introduced:

H. F. 161, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing accounts for certain persons with disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.461, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256Q.

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

Nornes, Schomacker and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 162, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing payment rate increases for certain nursing facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

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

Quam, Newberger and Lueck introduced:

H. F. 163, A bill for an act relating to environment; dedicating a portion of local government aid to create a loan program to renovate rural municipal water treatment facilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 477A.013, subdivisions 8, 9; 477A.03, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 446A.

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

Knoblach and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 164, A bill for an act relating to financing and operation of state government; providing deficiency funding for disaster assistance; providing local match funds to repair local roads; providing funding to protect water and soil resources in a disaster area; appropriating money.

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

Kahn, Thissen, Newton, Schultz, Norton, Winkler, Davnie and Clark introduced:

H. F. 165, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, by adding a section; providing for gender equality under the law.

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

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 166, A bill for an act relating to legacy funds; requiring transfer of legacy funds to legislative auditor for costs incurred; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 3.9741, subdivision 3.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 167, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting agricultural drain tiles from sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.69, by adding a subdivision.

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

Johnson, C. and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 168, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for an interchange on marked U.S. Highway 14 near New Ulm; 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.

Johnson, C. and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 169, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for expansion of a segment of marked U.S. Highway 14; 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.

Newberger introduced:

H. F. 170, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater treatment facility necessary improvements for the Clear Lake/Clearwater Sewer Authority; 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.

Erhardt, Rosenthal, Halverson and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 171, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for military retirement pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 172, A bill for an act relating to elections; enacting the Uniform Faithful Presidential Electors Act; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204B.07, subdivision 2; 208.02; 208.03; 208.06; 209.01, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 208; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 208.07; 208.08.

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

Rarick, Erickson, Schomacker, Barrett and Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 173, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying nursing facility operating payment rates for certain facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mahoney and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 174, A bill for an act relating to elections; increasing the number of voters an individual may assist in marking a ballot; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 204C.15, subdivision 1.

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

Lucero, Erickson, Peppin, Urdahl, Barrett, Howe, Zerwas, Kelly, Dettmer, Gruenhagen, McDonald, Knoblach, Newberger and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 175, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying certain equity formulas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 24.

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

Simonson; Schultz; Murphy, M.; Sundin and Davids introduced:

H. F. 176, A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying the authority for the city of Duluth to use proceeds from sales taxes on food and beverage and the local lodging tax; amending Laws 1980, chapter 511, sections 1, subdivision 2, as amended; 2, as amended.

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

Sanders, Halverson and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 177, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating self-service storage insurance agents; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60K.

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

Clark, Hamilton and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 178, A bill for an act relating to civil law; appropriating money for legal assistance grants.

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

Clark and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 179, A bill for an act relating to sustainable agriculture; modifying certain programs and grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 17.115, subdivisions 2, 3; 17.116.

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

Sanders and Isaacson introduced:

H. F. 180, A bill for an act relating to manufacturing housing; modifying manufactured home space requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 327.20, subdivision 1.

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

McNamara and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 181, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from outdoor heritage fund; modifying requirements for use of outdoor heritage fund money; modifying previous appropriation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.056, subdivision 8, by adding subdivisions; Laws 2014, chapter 256, article 1, section 2, subdivision 5.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 182, A bill for an act relating to taxation; special fuels; modifying the tax rate on compressed natural gas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 296A.08, subdivision 2.

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

Hansen, Hausman, Lillie, Runbeck and Yarusso introduced:

H. F. 183, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for metropolitan cities inflow and infiltration 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.

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 184, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; repealing aquatic invasive species prevention program requirements; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 84D.13, subdivision 9; 86B.13.

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

Yarusso introduced:

H. F. 185, A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; requiring a noise barrier on a segment of marked U.S. Highway 10 and marked Interstate Highway 35W in Mounds View.

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

Yarusso, Fischer, Isaacson, Masin, Halverson, Schoen, Mahoney and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 186, A bill for an act relating to transportation; sales and use tax; amending allocation requirements for the metropolitan area transportation sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.992, subdivision 6.

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

Yarusso, Mahoney, Simonson, Erhardt, Hausman and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 187, A bill for an act relating to transportation; traffic regulations; eliminating special freight distribution permit; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.868.

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

Newberger, Schoen and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 188, A bill for an act relating to health; amending the responsibility of collection and reporting of prehospital care data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 144E.266; 144E.31, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.381, subdivision 12; 144E.123, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5.

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

Davids, Schoen, Newberger and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 189, A bill for an act relating to health; transferring administration of regional emergency medical services program grants to the commissioner of health; modifying grant procedures; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144E.50; 144F.01, subdivision 5; 169.686, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144E.52.

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

Freiberg, Carlson, Schomacker and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 190, A bill for an act relating to human services; specifying the operating rate for a certain facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.

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

Kresha; Backer; Mullery; Anderson, P.; Bennett; Howe and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 191, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying screening of child maltreatment reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.556, subdivisions 7, 10e, 11c, by adding subdivisions.

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

Freiberg; Murphy, M.; Kahn and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 192, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the commissioner of administration to provide rehearsal and storage space for the state band; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16B.24, by adding a subdivision.

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

Howe introduced:

H. F. 193, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for site remediation in Paynesville; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 194, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing additional accountability measures for charter schools serving at-risk student populations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.10, subdivision 10.

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

Runbeck, Hertaus, Nash, Ward, Scott and Yarusso introduced:

H. F. 195, A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting the Metropolitan Council from certain indebtedness; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hansen, Hausman, Lillie, Yarusso, Youakim and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 196, A bill for an act relating to clean water; appropriating money for inflow and infiltration reduction programs.

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

Miller, Erickson, Baker, Hancock, Drazkowski, Urdahl and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 197, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school boards to implement flexible learning year programs without approval by the commissioner of education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120A.41; 124D.121; 124D.122; 124D.126, subdivision 1; 124D.127; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 3500.1000.

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

Johnson, C. and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 198, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to design, renovate, renew, furnish, and equip laboratory, classroom, and office spaces at South Central 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.

Hilstrom; Cornish; Rosenthal; O'Neill; Dehn, R.; Johnson, B.; Considine; Winkler; Ward; Newberger; Zerwas and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 199, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending first-degree burglary to include a violation of an order for protection as an underlying offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.582, subdivision 1.

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

Hilstrom, Scott, Rosenthal, Drazkowski, Zerwas and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 200, A bill for an act relating to civil law; enacting the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 521A.

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

Lucero, O'Neill, Hertaus, Newberger, Erickson, Zerwas, McDonald and Smith introduced:

H. F. 201, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for lane expansion of marked Interstate Highway 94 and replacement of black iron overpasses in Wright County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 202, A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying election judge party affiliation as public data on individuals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.607, by adding a subdivision; 204B.21, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Kahn; Freiberg; Lillie; Anderson, P.; Hornstein; Clark; Bly and Yarusso introduced:

H. F. 203, A bill for an act relating to public safety; traffic regulations; creating criminal penalties related to vulnerable road users; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169.011, by adding a subdivision; 169.13, by adding a subdivision; 171.17, subdivision 1.

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

Gruenhagen; Dean, M., and Norton introduced:

H. F. 204, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying participation requirements in certain public health care programs for dental service providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0644.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 205, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Parkers Prairie for swimming pool renovations; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 206, A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing mini truck operation on local roads; eliminating special permits for mini truck operation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168.002, subdivision 24; 168A.05, by adding a subdivision; 169.045, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8; Laws 2009, chapter 158, section 10, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.045, subdivision 7a.

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

Miller, Swedzinski, Dettmer and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 207, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a veterans home in Montevideo.

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

Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 208, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; prohibiting use of public funds to promote or defeat a ballot question; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 5; 10A.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 209, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for the exclusion of Dodge County from the Southeast Minnesota Multicounty Housing and Redevelopment Authority.

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

Zerwas, Schoen, Hamilton, Loon and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 210, A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring a hospital to provide a patient the opportunity to designate a caregiver upon entry to the hospital; requiring a hospital to provide a discharge plan and aftercare instructions to a designated caregiver prior to discharge; 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.

Kiel; Dill; Bennett; Backer; Lueck; Schomacker; Dean, M.; Baker; Davids; Mack; Swedzinski; Franson and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 211, A bill for an act relating to health; adding rural mental health professionals, public health nurses, dental therapists, and advanced dental therapists to the health professional education loan forgiveness program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, 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.

Moran; Kahn; Persell; Ward; Hornstein; Dehn, R.; Laine and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 212, A resolution relating to ratification of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution; memorializing Congress to remove the deadline for ratification of the amendment by the states.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

Davids, Schoen, Zerwas, Norton and Albright introduced:

H. F. 213, A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating rate reductions for nonemergency medical transportation and ambulance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivisions 17, 17a.

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

Persell and Hancock introduced:

H. F. 214, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited lands bordering public waters.

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

Howe; Christensen; Anderson, M.; Drazkowski; Heintzeman; Kresha and Theis introduced:

H. F. 215, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use tax; allocating the estimated revenue from the sale of motor vehicle parts to the highway user tax distribution fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.94.

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

Anderson, P.; Bly; Franson; Johnson, C.; Poppe; Rarick; Clark; Hamilton; Kiel; Johnson, B.; Lueck and Backer introduced:

H. F. 216, A bill for an act relating to civil liability; providing immunity from liability for certain agritourism activities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604A.

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

Selcer, Wills, Mariani, Bly, Youakim, Yarusso, Slocum, Newton, Applebaum, Rosenthal, Laine and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 217, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing 9th and 10th grade students to enroll in concurrent enrollment world language courses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.09, subdivision 5.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 218, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the MERIT 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.

Norton and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 219, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; appropriating money to Third Judicial District Court for development of a drug court.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 220, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; providing for a Nurse Licensure Compact; providing for appointments; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

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

Davnie, Bly, Allen and Schultz introduced:

H. F. 221, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; eliminating state preemption of certain pesticide control ordinances for cities of the first class; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 18B.02.

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

Cornish, Hilstrom and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 222, A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying data related to automated license plate readers; requiring a log of use; requiring data to be destroyed in certain circumstances; requiring an inventory of surveillance technology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.82, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

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

Howe, Heintzeman, Kresha, Theis, Hertaus, Nash, Loonan and Whelan introduced:

H. F. 223, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for zero-based budgeting; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Gruenhagen, Hamilton, Poppe, Fabian, Kiel, Hancock, Newberger and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 224, A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing school boards to elect to levy debt service against an alternative tax base; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 123B.53, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 123B.55; 123B.71, subdivision 9; 126C.01, by adding a subdivision.

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

Winkler introduced:

H. F. 225, A bill for an act relating to education finance; reserving future increases in school endowment fund apportionments for early learning programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 127A.33.

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

Halverson, Davnie, Youakim, Selcer and Newton introduced:

H. F. 226, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for school readiness programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.16, subdivision 2.

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

Sundin, Melin, Zerwas, Simonson, Anzelc and Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 227, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing use of spear guns to take fish; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 86B.601, subdivision 4; 97A.475, subdivisions 6, 7; 97C.301, subdivision 3; 97C.371, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97C.

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

Knoblach and Davids introduced:

H. F. 228, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying definition of income for property tax refunds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290A.03, subdivision 3.

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

McDonald; Lillie; Dean, M.; Murphy, E.; Davids; Schomacker; Drazkowski; Albright; Gruenhagen and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 229, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; providing an individual subtraction for the value of the use of an employer provided fitness facility; providing a corporate subtraction for fitness facility dues for employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 19d.

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

Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 230, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IX, section 1; requiring gubernatorial approval of a law proposing a constitutional amendment before it is submitted to the voters; providing legislative override of governor's veto of law proposing constitutional amendment.

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

Loon; Loonan; Norton; Dill; Anderson, S.; Anderson, M.; Cornish; Drazkowski; Petersburg; Whelan; Yarusso; Kahn; Freiberg; Daniels; Liebling; Smith; Lesch; Lucero and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 231, A bill for an act relating to liquor; permitting off-sale intoxicating liquor sales on Sunday; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.

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

Urdahl; Baker; Miller; Schomacker; Fabian; Gruenhagen; Loonan; Rarick; Heintzeman; Torkelson; Howe; Swedzinski; Backer; Johnson, B.; Green; Hancock; Anderson, P.; Persell; Murphy, E.; Lillie; Franson and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 232, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a nursing facility operating payment rate increase for certain facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hancock; Persell; Zerwas; Johnson, B.; Cornish; O'Neill; Gruenhagen and Green introduced:

H. F. 233, A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; clarifying the alternative to use of interactive video conference in civil commitment hearings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 253B.08, subdivision 2a; 253B.12, subdivision 2a; 253D.28, subdivision 2.

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

Hilstrom, Norton, Nelson, Barrett and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 234, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing certain duties for private for-profit postsecondary schools; requiring certain disclosures; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 141A.

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

Hilstrom, Norton and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 235, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing certain requirements related to private education loans; requiring certain disclosures; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 141B.

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

Zerwas, Schoen, Isaacson, Lesch, Gruenhagen, Lillie, Fischer, Albright, Sanders and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 236, A bill for an act relating to health; permitting the use of investigational drugs, biological products, or devices by certain eligible patients; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.

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

Liebling, Lillie, Loeffler, Fischer and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 237, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying requirements for the medical assistance spenddown and excess income standard; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.056, subdivisions 5, 5c.

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

Dill, Hackbarth, Metsa, Baker and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 238, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing residents age 84 or over to take deer of either sex; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.301, by adding a subdivision.

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

Anderson, P.; Swedzinski; Backer and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 239, A bill for an act relating to civil law; amending the Uniform Probate Code; providing an exception for conservators to post bond for the assets of a protected person; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 524.5-413.

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

Zerwas, Schoen, Lillie, Isaacson, Gruenhagen, Fischer and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 240, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; diverting persons under arrest or subject to arrest from incarceration to comprehensive mental health programs; establishing a grant program to fund comprehensive mental health programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 245; 628.

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

Hilstrom, Cornish, Ward, O'Neill, Zerwas, Schoen and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 241, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating the crime of electronic impersonation; imposing penalties; 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.

Quam and Anderson, M. introduced:

H. F. 242, A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring counties and cities to have written procedures that are available to the public and to provide notice of availability to the public; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

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

Newton, Dettmer and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 243, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing purple heart designation on driver's licenses and Minnesota identification cards; providing for state park permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 85.053, by adding a subdivision; 171.07, by adding a subdivision.

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

Urdahl, Erickson, Wills, Loon, Kresha and Loonan introduced:

H. F. 244, A bill for an act relating to education; collecting and reporting data on the efficacy of teacher preparation programs approved by the state Board of Teaching; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.09, by adding a subdivision.

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

Urdahl; Murphy, E.; Wills; Loon and Kresha introduced:

H. F. 245, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a tax credit for K-12 teachers who complete a master's degree in a content area directly related to their licensure field; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Urdahl, Wills, Loon and Kresha introduced:

H. F. 246, A bill for an act relating to education; reaffirming the importance of teacher mentorship programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.40, subdivision 8; 122A.41, subdivision 5; 122A.60, subdivision 1a; 122A.61, subdivision 1; 122A.70.

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

Urdahl, Wills, Kresha, Loonan and Rarick introduced:

H. F. 247, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for interstate reciprocity agreements for teacher licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.23, by adding a subdivision.

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

Newton, Hortman and Uglem introduced:

H. F. 248, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Foley Boulevard Northstar commuter rail station; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lenczewski, Rosenthal and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 249, A bill for an act relating to transportation, highways; appropriating money for marked I-35W and marked I-494 interchange improvements; 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.

Newton and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 250, A bill for an act relating to education; adding school personnel notice and reporting requirements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

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

Newton and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 251, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying that children under age seven who voluntarily enroll in school are subject to the compulsory attendance law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120A.22, subdivision 6.

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

Newton, Mullery, Marquart and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 252, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing school readiness aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.16, subdivision 2.

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

Newton introduced:

H. F. 253, A bill for an act relating to human rights; requiring captioning on all televisions and audiovisual display equipment used to communicate with the public; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 363A.

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

Anderson, P. and Backer introduced:

H. F. 254, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting propane tanks; 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 Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 255, 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.

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 256, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Pig's Eye Regional Park 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 Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Quam, Davids and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 257, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; requiring the establishment of a rural service district in cities containing agricultural property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 272.67, by adding a subdivision.

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

Peterson and Davids introduced:

H. F. 258, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; increasing the rate of and providing for limited refundability of the research credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.068, subdivisions 1, 3, 6a.

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

O'Driscoll, Newberger, Howe, Theis and Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 259, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for the expansion of County State-Aid Highway 3; 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.

Lesch and Scott introduced:

H. F. 260, A bill for an act relating to family law; establishing and modifying the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 518.17, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518E.

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

Mack, Schoen, Newberger, Zerwas, Schomacker and McDonald introduced:

H. F. 261, A bill for an act relating to health; creating a certification for community medical response emergency medical technicians; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144E.001, by adding a subdivision; 144E.275, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Smith, Scott, Lesch and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 262, A bill for an act relating to real property; modifying government approval of plats; authorizing new certificate by examiner's directive after cancellation of contract for deed; authorizing new certificate of possessory interest by directive after cancellation of contract for deed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 505.03, subdivision 1; 508.58, by adding a subdivision; 508A.58, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Peterson, Selcer, Bennett and Kresha introduced:

H. F. 263, 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 Education Innovation Policy.

Knoblach and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 264, A bill for an act relating to financing and operation of state government; providing deficiency funding for disaster assistance, food assistance, the Minnesota Security Hospital, natural resources enforcement activities, Ebola-related costs, and the Zoological Board; providing local match funds to repair local roads; providing funding to protect water and soil resources in a disaster area; appropriating money.

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

Freiberg, Kahn, Metsa and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 265, A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Airports Commission; requiring the commission to ensure equal access to TSA screening by all passengers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.608, by adding a subdivision.

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

Freiberg, Garofalo, Hornstein, Rarick and Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 266, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending requirements governing use of high-occupancy lanes by operators of certain electric vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 160.93, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 169.011, by adding a subdivision.

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

Selcer, Youakim, Hausman, Erhardt and Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 267, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Southwest Corridor light rail transit line; 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.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 268, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing a credit for certain medical device payments; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 269, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying the administrative procedure act; proposing various rulemaking reform initiatives; enhancing legislative oversight; providing additional statement of need and reasonableness requirements; limiting the use of certain nonbinding interpretive statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 3.842, subdivision 4a; 14.02, by adding a subdivision; 14.05, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 14.116; 14.131; 14.19; 14.388, subdivision 2; 14.389, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 14.127.

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

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 270, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Red Rock Rural Water System; 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, Poppe, Marquart and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 271, A bill for an act relating to veterinarians; specifying appointments to the Board of Veterinary Medicine must reflect the geography of the state; modifying the process for temporary suspension of veterinarian licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 156.01, subdivision 1; 156.126.

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

Kresha and Howe introduced:

H. F. 272, A bill for an act relating to health; allowing cities to opt out of fluoridation of its water supply; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.145.

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

Uglem, Ward, Schoen, Zerwas and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 273, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying youth intervention programs provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299A.73, subdivision 2.

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

Zerwas, Cornish, Newberger, Schoen, Rosenthal, Howe, Theis, Lohmer and Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 274, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for consecutive sentencing of a person who is charged with or convicted of a crime by the United States and who is incarcerated in a county or regional jail and convicted of assaulting an employee of the jail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.2231, subdivision 3.

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

O'Driscoll, Halverson, Laine and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 275, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying procedures related to prosecution of voter registration crimes; specifying penalties for public employees who willfully commit voter registration crimes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 201.275.

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

Howe and Simonson introduced:

H. F. 276, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying authority for the State Fire Code; modifying fire protection features; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 299F.011, by adding a subdivision; 326B.103, by adding a subdivision; 326B.106, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326B.02, subdivision 6.

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

Liebling, Gruenhagen, Halverson, Fischer and Norton introduced:

H. F. 277, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a single administrator to administer the provision of dental services to medical assistance and MinnesotaCare enrollees; increasing payment rates for dental services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.69, by adding a subdivision; 256B.76, subdivision 2; 256L.12, subdivision 7; 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.

Kiel; Dean, M., and Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 278, A bill for an act relating to health; creating a grant program for research on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias; creating a grant program for a public awareness campaign concerning Alzheimer's disease and other dementias; establishing the Alzheimer's Research Advisory Council; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Lenczewski, Rosenthal and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 279, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mall of America light rail transit station improvements; 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.

Newton and Uglem introduced:

H. F. 280, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; limiting those allowed to kill a dog pursuing big game; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.011.

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

Loon introduced:

H. F. 281, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; requiring certification for claiming the research credit; extending the credit to sole proprietors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.068, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Petersburg; Daniels; Johnson, C.; Torkelson; Considine and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 282, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for the corridors of commerce program.

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

Kresha, Newton, Howe, O'Driscoll and Theis introduced:

H. F. 283, A bill for an act relating to the military; designating certain lands around Camp Ripley as sentinel landscape; creating a coordinating committee; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 190.

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

O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 284, A bill for an act relating to retirement; making administrative changes to the Teachers Retirement Association; changing maximum excluded earnings limits from calendar year to fiscal year; extending the interest-free period for leave of absence service credit purchases; making federal conformity changes affecting all state pension plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 354.445; 354.72, subdivision 2; 356.635, subdivision 9, by adding a subdivision.

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

O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 285, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association; making administrative and technical modifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 353.01, subdivisions 6, 10, 11a, 16, 28, 36; 353.0161, by adding a subdivision; 353.0162; 353.03, subdivision 3; 353.031, subdivisions 5, 10; 353.27, subdivision 10, by adding a subdivision; 353.29, subdivision 7; 353.33, subdivisions 6, 13; 353.37, subdivision 1; 353.656, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 2, 4, 5a; 353D.03, subdivision 3; 353E.06, subdivisions 5, 6; 353F.01; 353F.02, subdivisions 3, 5a; 353F.04, subdivision 2; 353F.051, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 353G.08, subdivision 1; 355.07; 356.32, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 353.025; 353.83; 353.84; 353.85; 353D.03, subdivision 4.

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

Petersburg, Daniels and Quam introduced:

H. F. 286, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for reconstruction of marked Trunk Highway 14; 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.

Quam and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 287, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing property to qualify for agricultural homestead classification under certain conditions; 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.

O'Neill and Daniels introduced:

H. F. 288, A bill for an act relating to professional engineers; clarifying licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326.02, subdivision 3.

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

Quam, Drazkowski, Gruenhagen and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 289, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring screening for use of controlled substances in the MFIP and general assistance programs; making certain individuals ineligible for MFIP and general assistance benefits; providing for rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256D.024, by adding a subdivision; 256D.05, subdivision 1; 256J.26, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 256D; 256J.

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

Kiel, Davids, Lillie, Schomacker and Dean, M. introduced:

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

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 291, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing a necessity defense in implied consent proceedings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169A.53, subdivision 3.

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. 292, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for the Minnesota State Arts Board.

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

Sanders and Sundin introduced:

H. F. 293, A bill for an act relating to public safety; motor vehicles; modifying the date on which the commissioner of public safety must begin collecting contributions for Minnesota golf license plates; amending Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 11, section 3.

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

Loonan, Atkins, Sanders and Davids introduced:

H. F. 294, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating health plan contracts and stop loss coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 60A.235, subdivision 3.

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

Sundin and Rarick introduced:

H. F. 295, A bill for an act relating to state land; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited lands in Pine County.

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

Knoblach, Theis, O'Driscoll, Howe and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 296, A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; exempting bingo halls from combined net receipts tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297E.02, subdivision 6.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 297, A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making the office of county auditor-treasurer appointive in Mille Lacs County.

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

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 298, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Centennial Volunteer Firefighters Relief Association and the cities of Lino Lakes, Circle Pines, and Centerville; providing for continued retirement coverage by the current relief association upon the withdrawal of one city from the Centennial Fire Department joint powers agreement.

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

Heintzeman, Howe, Kresha, Hancock, Green, Torkelson, Wills and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 299, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a subtraction for military retirement pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Lohmer, Davids, Drazkowski, Hancock, Lueck, Wills, Peterson, Pugh, Slocum and Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 300, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; allowing a subtraction for social security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Lohmer and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 301, A bill for an act relating to debt collection; requiring that a debt collection agency or an individual debt collector create and maintain certain records of its contacts with alleged debtors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 332.37.

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

Fabian, Winkler, Zerwas, Drazkowski, Green, Albright, Nash, Uglem and Scott introduced:

H. F. 302, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing scopes on muzzleloaders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.031, subdivision 5.

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

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 303, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for the Minnesota Historical Society.

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

Lueck and Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 304, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for Social Security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Fabian, Green, Dill, Kiel, Rarick, Miller, Zerwas, Drazkowski, Lueck, Albright, Nornes, Nash, Uglem, Scott and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 305, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the Minnesota Personal Protection Act to recognize the North Dakota permit to carry a pistol as being valid within Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 624.714, subdivision 16.

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. 306, A bill for an act relating to education; amending the definition of public employee to include replacement employees who are employed for more than 60 days as a replacement teacher or faculty member; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 179A.03, subdivision 14.

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

Fabian, Zerwas and Scott introduced:

H. F. 307, A bill for an act relating to transportation; commerce; providing for proof of insurance in electronic format; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.791, subdivision 1.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 308, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a phase in for subtraction for Social Security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 309, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a phase in for subtraction for Social Security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Pugh; Anderson, S.; Scott; Drazkowski; Sanders; Mack; Dean, M.; Newberger; Nash; Runbeck; Hertaus; Koznick; Rarick and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 310, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring city, county, and town approval prior to constructing light rail transit facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.3994, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 7.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 311, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for 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.

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 312, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a phased-in subtraction for military retirement pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Lenczewski, Slocum and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 313, A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; appropriating money for marked I-35W and marked I-494 interchange improvements.

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

Hancock, Persell, Kiel, Hausman and Green introduced:

H. F. 314, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional dental facility in Bemidji; 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.

Hackbarth and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 315, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for marked I-35W and Lake Drive interchange improvements and realignment of West Freeway Drive; 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.

Schomacker, Hamilton, Liebling, Kelly, Theis, Kresha, O'Driscoll and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 316, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the nursing facility reimbursement system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.0915, subdivision 3a; 256B.441, subdivisions 1, 5, 13, 14, 17, 30, 31, 35, 48, 50, 51, 51a, 53, 54, 56, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.441, subdivisions 14a, 19, 50a, 52, 55, 58, 62.

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

Anderson, P.; Urdahl; Davnie; Kresha and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 317, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for Head Start programs; appropriating money.

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

Loon, Selcer, Erickson, Anzelc and Wills introduced:

H. F. 318, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for the parent-child home program.

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

Persell, Anzelc and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 319, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for the Headwaters Science Center; appropriating money.

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

Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 320, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring student loan originators to provide certain disclosures; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

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

Mack; Liebling; Dean, M.; Zerwas and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 321, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; providing for an interstate medical licensure compact project; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147.

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

Winkler and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 322, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying legislators' privilege from arrest; specifying that driving while impaired constitutes a breach of the peace for purposes of the Constitution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 3.151; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 169A.

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

Howe, Hertaus and Simonson introduced:

H. F. 323, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying payment of wages and payroll and payroll deductions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 181.06, subdivision 2; 181.101.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 324, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending motor vehicle registration tax for certain vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168.013, subdivision 1a.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 325, A bill for an act relating to transportation finance; providing for implementation planning related to mileage-based user fee; requiring a legislative report; appropriating money.

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

Howe; Dehn, R.; Kresha; Hertaus; Heintzeman and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 326, A bill for an act relating to public safety; fire marshal; revising school inspection schedules and funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 299F.012, subdivision 1; 299F.47, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299F.47, subdivision 2.

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

Scott and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 327, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, section 10; providing that the right of citizens to be secure from unreasonable searches and seizures includes protection against unreasonable searches and seizures of electronic communications and data.

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

Loon; Atkins; Hoppe; Anderson, S.; Applebaum; Loonan; Norton and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 328, A bill for an act relating to securities regulation; providing an exemption from regulation for crowdfunding transactions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 80A.

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

Dettmer, Nelson, Sanders and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 329, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing continued insurance contributions for certain state employees assaulted by inmates or patients; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 43A.241.

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

Newton introduced:

H. F. 330, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting the use of consumer credit scores or history by insurers in underwriting automobile insurance policies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 72A.20, subdivision 36; 72A.499, subdivision 1; 72A.501, subdivision 2.

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

Newton introduced:

H. F. 331, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the alternative minimum tax to conform to federal law on the treatment of wagering losses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Runbeck, Hansen, Nornes and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 332, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying childhood literacy provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.12, subdivision 4a; 124D.98; 125A.01; 126C.15, subdivision 1.

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

Newberger, O'Neill, Hertaus, Dill, Lucero, Lohmer, Garofalo, Zerwas, O'Driscoll, Howe, Theis, Backer, Kresha, Drazkowski, Knoblach, Anzelc, Persell, Metsa, Sundin, Marquart, Lien, Gunther, Green, Erickson, Pugh, Gruenhagen, Melin, Nash, Baker, Koznick, Simonson, Swedzinski, Heintzeman and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 333, A bill for an act relating to air pollution; requiring legislative approval of a state plan to comply with federal regulations regarding emissions from existing power plants; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216H.

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

Bly, Albright and Vogel introduced:

H. F. 334, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing for teacher development and evaluation revenue for educational cooperatives and education districts; amending Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 16, section 15.

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

Clark, Gunther, Laine, Cornish, Liebling, Hamilton, Ward and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 335, A bill for an act relating to housing; establishing a competitive grant program for rental subsidies for exploited women and children; appropriating money for a competitive grant program.

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

Clark; Cornish; Laine; Hamilton; Liebling; Johnson, S., and Ward introduced:

H. F. 336, A bill for an act relating to state government; creating a working group on violence against Asian women and children; requiring a report with findings and recommendations to the legislature; appropriating money for the working group on violence against Asian women and children.

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

Sanders and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 337, A bill for an act relating to ethics; modifying provisions related to the campaign finance and public disclosure board; making changes to provisions related to enforcement, registration, fees, data, contributions, statements of economic interest, and various other provisions administered by the board; providing penalties; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 10A.02, subdivision 11; 10A.03, subdivision 3; 10A.08, subdivision 1; 10A.09, subdivisions 6, 10; 10A.14, subdivisions 1, 1a, 4; 10A.17, subdivision 4; 10A.20, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 10A.25, subdivision 10; 10A.27, subdivision 1; 10A.273, subdivisions 1, 3; 10A.322, subdivision 4; 10A.34, by adding a subdivision; 13.607, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 211B.04; 211B.12; 211B.15, subdivision 2; 211B.37; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 10A.20, subdivision 1c; Minnesota Rules, part 4503.1500, subpart 2.

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

O'Neill, Newberger, Garofalo, Howe, Baker and McDonald introduced:

H. F. 338, A bill for an act relating to energy; allowing for construction of a new nuclear-powered electric generating unit at Monticello; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.

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

Hancock; Persell; Zerwas; Johnson, B., and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 339, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; appropriating money for a grant to Beltrami County for planning and development of a comprehensive mental health services program for individuals under arrest or subject to arrest.

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

Carlson, Marquart, Dill, Freiberg and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 340, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing tuition assistance for state high school graduates to attend MnSCU colleges; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136F.19, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136A.1201.

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

Swedzinski, Metsa, Baker and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 341, A bill for an act relating to energy; eliminating the requirement to obtain a certificate of need prior to constructing a natural gas plant generating electricity that is exported from the state; 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.

Cornish; Dehn, R.; Hertaus; Schoen; Drazkowski; Mariani; McDonald; Zerwas; McNamara; Hilstrom; Melin; Moran; Mahoney; Gruenhagen; Howe and Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 342, A bill for an act relating to public safety; restoring the civil right to vote of an individual upon release from incarceration; requiring notice; repealing county attorney obligation to promptly investigate voter registration and eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 204C.08, subdivision 1d; 204C.10; 609.165, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 243; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 201.275.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 343, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; allowing a credit for employers who employ qualified ex-felons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 344, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; allowing a credit for hiring long-term unemployed individuals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Fabian, Baker, Green, Hancock, O'Driscoll and Albright introduced:

H. F. 345, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying permitting efficiency requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 84.027, subdivision 14a; 116.03, subdivision 2b.

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

Hoppe, Liebling, Zerwas, Ward, Newberger, Fischer, Loeffler, O'Driscoll, Peterson, Schoen, Metsa, Uglem, Sanders, Norton, Gruenhagen, Franson, Freiberg, McDonald and Albright introduced:

H. F. 346, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for regional poison information center grants.

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

Liebling introduced:

H. F. 347, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating certain sales on Sunday; removing statutory prohibitions against off-sale intoxicating liquor sales and the sales of certain motor vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168.27, subdivision 12; 340A.504, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168.275; 168.276.

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

Persell, Metsa, Melin and Lien introduced:

H. F. 348, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for wolf depredation payments.

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

Winkler, Yarusso, Newton and Clark introduced:

H. F. 349, A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting discrimination against unemployed individuals; providing for civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Uglem; Newton; Nornes; Dettmer; Fabian; Hortman; Bernardy; Johnson, B.; Kresha; Peterson; Gruenhagen; Sanders; Selcer and Laine introduced:

H. F. 350, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the formula allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.

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

Clark; Johnson, S.; Dehn, R., and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 351, A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing consumer protection; requiring disclosure of genetically engineered food; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

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

Anderson, S.; Hamilton; Norton; Halverson; Dettmer; Pierson; Allen; Hornstein; Freiberg; Newton; Kresha; Youakim; Anderson, P.; Applebaum; Selcer and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 352, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing the healthy eating, here at home program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256E.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 353, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing that laws governing purchasing from small businesses and targeted group businesses apply to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16C.16, subdivision 12.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 354, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; reinstating the lower income motor fuels tax credit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 355, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing projects to provide early intervention collaborative services to high-risk children and youth; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 356, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting the use of consumer credit scores or history by insurers in underwriting automobile insurance policies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 72A.20, subdivision 36; 72A.499, subdivision 1; 72A.501, subdivision 2.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 357, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting discrimination in auto insurance based upon geographic location within the Twin Cities metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 72A.20, subdivision 23.

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

McNamara introduced:

H. F. 358, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for natural resources enforcement activities and Zoological Board.

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

Runbeck, Hansen, Nornes, Erickson and Loon introduced:

H. F. 359, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the reading tax credit; amending Laws 2014, chapter 308, article 4, section 22, subdivision 1.

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

Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 360, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing a tax credit for K-12 teachers who complete a master's degree in a content area directly related to their licensure field; appropriating money; 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.

Quam introduced:

H. F. 361, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a demonstration project to provide employment opportunities for persons with disabilities; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256C.

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

Quam and Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 362, A resolution memorializing Congress to call a convention to propose amendments to the United States Constitution to impose fiscal constraints on the federal government, limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and limit the terms of office for its officials and for members of Congress.

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

Miller and Baker introduced:

H. F. 363, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 2890, Renville County West, to start the school year before Labor Day.

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

Miller and Baker introduced:

H. F. 364, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 2534, Bird Island-Olivia-Lake Lillian, to start the school year before Labor Day.

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

Miller and Baker introduced:

H. F. 365, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 2159, Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart, to start the school year before Labor Day.

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

Miller and Baker introduced:

H. F. 366, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 777, Benson, to start the school year before Labor Day.

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

Miller and Baker introduced:

H. F. 367, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 129, Montevideo, to start the school year before Labor Day.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 368, A bill for an act relating to debt collection; regulating debt buyers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 332.31, subdivisions 3, 6.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 369, A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding health and safety revenue to include facility modifications necessary to make school facilities more secure for students and staff; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.57, subdivisions 6, 6a, by adding a subdivision.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 370, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for public infrastructure for an industrial park in the city of Blue Earth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 371, A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; authorizing additional school districts to receive distributions from the taconite production tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 298.28, subdivision 4.

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

Nash, Dill, Miller, Whelan, Cornish, Albright, Drazkowski, McDonald, Sanders, Smith, Pugh, Lucero and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 372, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the requirement to provide notice of possession of firearms at the Capitol complex; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.66, subdivision 1g.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 373, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a pedestrian and bicycle bridge over the Mississippi River in Grand Rapids; 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.

Sanders, Hoppe, Lillie, Davids, Daudt, Halverson and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 374, A bill for an act relating to gambling; making clarifying, conforming, and technical changes relating to lawful gambling; modifying games, prizes, and other provisions regulating the conduct of lawful gambling; prohibiting director of State Lottery from offering casino-style games; suspending the sale of certain tickets of the State Lottery through a Web site or self-service devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 349.12, subdivision 18, by adding subdivisions; 349.16, by adding a subdivision; 349.163, by adding subdivisions; 349.1635, subdivision 4; 349.17, subdivisions 5, 6, 9; 349.1711, subdivisions 1, 2; 349.1721, subdivision 4; 349.173; 349.181, subdivision 3; 349.19, subdivisions 2, 10, 11; 349.211, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, by adding a subdivision; 349A.13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 349.169; 349.19, subdivision 9.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 375, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; requiring that certain political contributions and independent expenditures be made from funds subject to the individual income tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 10A.27, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211B.

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

Zerwas, Schoen, Hamilton, Franson, McDonald, Gruenhagen, Albright and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 376, A bill for an act relating to health; adding rural mental health professionals, public health nurses, dental therapists, and advanced dental therapists to the health professional education loan forgiveness program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, 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.

Gruenhagen, Davids, Mack and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 377, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a deduction for the value of charity health care services; providing for informational reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.12, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivision 19b.

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

Gruenhagen, Davids, Mack and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 378, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for certain expenditures for medical care and health insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

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

Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 379, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating homeowner's insurance; requiring a renewal declarations page; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65A.

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

Schomacker, Zerwas, Schoen, Barrett, Backer, McDonald and Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 380, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for rural special transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 17.

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

Dehn, R.; Davids; Lillie; Urdahl and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 381, A bill for an act relating to taxes; allowing a credit for historic structure rehabilitation.

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

Erickson and Lueck introduced:

H. F. 382, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring report on management costs for certain fisheries; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97C.

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

Hortman and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 383, A bill for an act relating to trusts; establishing the Minnesota Trust Code; recodifying certain provisions; modifying power of appointments; making conforming and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 48.01, subdivision 2; 48A.07, subdivision 6; 317A.161, subdivision 24; 353.95, subdivision 4; 500.17, subdivision 2; 501B.31, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; 501B.41, subdivision 3; 501B.46; 508.62; 508A.62; 524.2-804, subdivision 1; 524.5-417; 529.06; 529.12; 529.14; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 502; 507; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 501C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 501B.01; 501B.012; 501B.02; 501B.03; 501B.04; 501B.05; 501B.06; 501B.07; 501B.08; 501B.09; 501B.12; 501B.13; 501B.14; 501B.15; 501B.151; 501B.152; 501B.154; 501B.155; 501B.16; 501B.17; 501B.18; 501B.19; 501B.20; 501B.21; 501B.22; 501B.23; 501B.24; 501B.25; 501B.56; 501B.561; 501B.57; 501B.571; 501B.59; 501B.60; 501B.61; 501B.62; 501B.63; 501B.64; 501B.65; 501B.665; 501B.67; 501B.68; 501B.69; 501B.705; 501B.71; 501B.72; 501B.73; 501B.74; 501B.75; 501B.76; 501B.79; 501B.80; 501B.81; 501B.82; 501B.87; 501B.88; 501B.89; 501B.895; 501B.90; 502.62; 502.63; 502.64; 502.65; 502.66; 502.67; 502.68; 502.69; 502.70; 502.71; 502.72; 502.73; 502.74; 502.75; 502.76; 502.77; 502.78; 502.79.

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

Urdahl and Kresha introduced:

H. F. 384, A bill for an act relating to education; making school year-long student teaching programs part of teacher preparation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.

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

Hortman and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 385, A bill for an act relating to business organizations; modifying conversion provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 66A.02, subdivision 4; 302A.011, subdivisions 19, 22, 63, 64, 68, by adding a subdivision; 302A.471, subdivision 1; 302A.691; 302A.692; 322B.03, subdivision 37, by adding subdivisions; 322B.383, subdivision 1; 322C.0105, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 322C.0110, subdivisions 4, 7; 322C.0201, subdivision 2; 322C.0203, subdivision 1; 322C.0404, subdivision 1; 322C.0407, subdivisions 1, 4; 322C.0408, subdivision 6; 322C.0410, subdivision 2; 322C.0502, subdivision 4; 322C.0902; 322C.1001, subdivisions 11, 12; 322C.1007; 322C.1009; 322C.1101, subdivision 5; 322C.1204, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 302A; 322B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 302A.681; 302A.683; 302A.685; 302A.687; 302A.689; 322B.78; Laws 2014, chapter 157, article 2, sections 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 30.

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

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 386, A bill for an act relating to state government; reducing the number of members of the legislature; preventing the division of a senate district in the formation of a congressional district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1.

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

Barrett, McDonald, Runbeck, Lucero, Scott, Whelan, Nash and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 387, A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting use of state resources for potential mileage-based user fee.

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

Barrett, Quam, Drazkowski and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 388, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring certain state grantees to use the federal E-Verify program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16B.98, subdivision 5; 16C.075.

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

Barrett, McDonald, Scott and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 389, A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting certain uses of state resources for potential mileage-based user fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 161.53.

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

Torkelson, Wagenius, Lillie and Persell introduced:

H. F. 390, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from environment and natural resources trust fund; modifying provisions for Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 116P.05, subdivision 2; 116P.08, subdivisions 5, 6, 7; 116P.09, subdivisions 6, 8.

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

Urdahl and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 391, A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting individuals who are at least 16 years of age to register to vote; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 201.054, subdivisions 1, 2; 201.061, subdivision 1; 201.071, subdivision 1; 201.091, subdivision 4.

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

Newton, Freiberg, Slocum and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 392, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a school district to renew an expiring referendum by action of the school board for up to five years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.17, by adding a subdivision.

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

Freiberg; Ward; Schultz; Liebling; Halverson; Simonson; Carlson; Bernardy; Murphy, E.; Yarusso; Fischer and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 393, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying exemption procedures related to immunizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 121A.15, subdivision 3.

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

Freiberg, Carlson, Halverson, Bly, Slocum, Applebaum, Clark, Yarusso and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 394, A bill for an act relating to education; integrating service-learning into Minnesota's education system; establishing an evidence-based service-learning grant program; providing for a task force on teacher preparation and licensure requirements related to service learning; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.50, by adding a subdivision; 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.

Lueck introduced:

H. F. 395, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring the commissioner to make certain considerations when adopting rules and making funding decisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 84.027, subdivision 13; 97A.045, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 396, A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing a study of the effectiveness of risk assessment tools and the incarceration and release of juveniles.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 397, A bill for an act relating to data practices; modifying classifications related to certain legislative and budget proposals created by the state administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.605, subdivision 1.

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

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 398, A bill for an act relating to local government; clarifying authority of home rule charter cities to assess for garbage collection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 443.015.

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

Loon introduced:

H. F. 399, A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing an exemption from bullion coin dealer regulation for dealers in certain coins; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 80G.01, subdivision 3.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 400, A bill for an act relating to courts; setting standards for expert witnesses in certain legal proceedings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 595.02, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 401, A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing grant program for collaborative activities to reduce unemployment among minority populations; appropriating money.

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

Davnie, Winkler, Persell, Liebling, Mullery and Lien introduced:

H. F. 402, A bill for an act relating to wages; modifying wage deductions for credit card charges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 177.24, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 5200.0080, subpart 7.

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

Carlson, Dettmer and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 403, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use tax; expanding the exemption for sales to certain nonprofit organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.70, subdivision 4.

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

Carlson, Freiberg and Melin introduced:

H. F. 404, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting infant and child car seats; 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 Transportation Policy and Finance.

Pelowski and Davids introduced:

H. F. 405, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Winona State University's education village phase 2; 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.

O'Driscoll, Persell, Dettmer, Wills, Newton and Davids introduced:

H. F. 406, A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money to public safety for a grant for training community safety personnel about the use of de-escalation techniques.

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

O'Driscoll and Davids introduced:

H. F. 407, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the long-term care credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.0672, subdivision 2.

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

Torkelson, Schomacker, Hamilton, Poppe, Gunther and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 408, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; levy limits; clarifying that wind generation and solar production taxes are not subject to levy limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 275.70, subdivision 6; 275.71, subdivision 5.

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

Gunther, Garofalo, Torkelson, Hamilton, Swedzinski, Pierson, Norton, Bly and Howe introduced:

H. F. 409, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for grants for Centers for Independent Living.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 410, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a tax credit for penalties imposed under the Affordable Care Act; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Wagenius, Persell and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 411, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a pollinator-friendly neighborhood program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

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

Wills and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 412, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the threshold for the duration of premises leases for certain nonprofit fund-raising events; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.70, subdivision 14.

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

Runbeck, Loonan and Uglem introduced:

H. F. 413, A bill for an act relating to transportation; mass transit; prohibiting certain expenditures and planning for streetcar lines; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

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

Hansen and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 414, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the conservation reserve enhancement program; 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.

Scott, Lesch, Rosenthal, Applebaum, Newberger, Lucero and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 415, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying forfeiture laws on how proceeds from the sale of forfeited property are used, what reports are required and how they are financed, and how policies are adopted; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 84.7741, subdivision 10; 169A.63, subdivision 10; 609.531, subdivision 8; 609.5315, subdivisions 1, 6.

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

Anzelc, Metsa, Melin and Dill introduced:

H. F. 416, A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; reinstating the tax incentive for direct reduced iron; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 298.24, subdivision 1.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 417, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing three-year terms for members of the Houston County Economic Development Authority.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 418, A bill for an act relating to government contracts; requiring submission to an agency or municipality of certain documents maintained by a contractor upon request; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16C.05, subdivision 2; 471.345, by adding a subdivision.

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

Anderson, S.; Dean, M.; Drazkowski and Mack introduced:

H. F. 419, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property tax aids; providing county aid to cover increased health care cost; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 477A.0124, by adding a subdivision; 477A.03, subdivision 2b.

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

O'Neill, Davids, Albright, Green, Uglem, Franson and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 420, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a credit for new STEM and long-term care employees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 421, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of Proctor to impose an additional one-half percent sales and use tax; providing for local approval of certain laws and validating certain actions of the city; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 4, section 18, subdivision 1, as amended.

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

Fabian, Garofalo, Kiel, Franson and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 422, A bill for an act relating to taxation; economic development; providing for a workforce housing grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 290.

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

Backer, Schomacker, Zerwas, Schoen, Barrett and Albright introduced:

H. F. 423, A bill for an act relating to health; eliminating the requirement of a variance for a staff requirement for ambulance services; allowing a medical director of an ambulance service to authorize certain staffing requirements in limited areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144E.101, subdivision 6.

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

Pinto, Mariani, Erickson and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 424, A bill for an act relating to education; making a technical change to conform the definition of directory information with federal law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.32, subdivision 5.

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

Zerwas, Hilstrom, Rosenthal and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 425, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for crime victim services grants.

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

Lesch; Hausman; Mahoney; Johnson, S.; Murphy, E., and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 426, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Como 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.

Newberger introduced:

H. F. 427, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending requirements governing Department of Transportation collection efforts for damage to state-owned property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 161.20, subdivision 4.

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

Newberger introduced:

H. F. 428, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying election judge qualifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 204B.19, subdivision 2.

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

Melin introduced:

H. F. 429, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; extending the deadline for property tax refund claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 289A.40, subdivision 4.

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

Cornish; Johnson, B., and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 430, A bill for an act relating to data practices; adding provisions for portable recording systems; classifying audio and video data captured by a law enforcement officer; 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.

Melin introduced:

H. F. 431, A bill for an act relating to public safety; lowering the penalty for the performance of acts prohibited by statutes for which no penalty is specified; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 645.241.

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

Hansen and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 432, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for the corridors of commerce program.

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

Lueck and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 433, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring the commissioner to make certain considerations when adopting rules and making funding decisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 84.027, subdivision 13; 97A.045, by adding a subdivision.

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

Fabian, Gunther, Nornes, Mahoney, Anzelc, Dill, Hoppe and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 434, A bill for an act relating to tourism; appropriating money for Explore Minnesota Tourism.

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

Newton, Selcer, Applebaum, Nelson, Slocum, Mullery and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 435, A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to uphold the federal government's pledge to fund 40 percent of special education costs.

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

Franson, Drazkowski, Lucero, Wills, Quam, Pierson, Albright, Howe, Koznick and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 436, A bill for an act relating to collective bargaining; adopting the Hands Off Child Care Act; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 179A.50; 179A.51; 179A.52; 179A.53.

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

Scott, Masin, Uglem, Wills and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 437, A bill for an act relating to family law; establishing a legislative surrogacy commission; providing appointments; requiring a report.

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

Kresha, Mahoney, Davids, Gunther and Persell introduced:

H. F. 438, A bill for an act relating to economic development; adopting the Minnesota New Markets Jobs Act; providing capital for business growth in economically distressed communities; imposing penalties; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116X.

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

Lohmer, Pelowski, Cornish, Kresha, Marquart, Lucero, Newberger, Erickson, Whelan, Knoblach, Zerwas, Miller and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 439, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring certain health care practitioners to deliver information relating to trisomy 13, 18, and 21; imposing duties on the commissioner of health; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 440, A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; taconite production; freezing the rate and modifying the distribution of revenues; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 298.24, subdivision 1; 298.28, subdivisions 3, 7, 7a, by adding a subdivision.

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

Swedzinski and Loonan introduced:

H. F. 441, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; motor vehicles; dedicating the rental motor vehicles tax to the corridors of commerce program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.94.

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

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 442, A bill for an act relating to estate taxation; establishing a single exclusion amount for the Minnesota taxable estate; establishing a single rate; eliminating the recapture tax; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 291.016, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1a; 289A.12, subdivision 18; 289A.18, subdivision 3a; 289A.20, subdivision 3a; 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, 11.

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

Swedzinski, Loonan and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 443, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate tax; conforming to the federal exclusion amount; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1; 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1a; 289A.12, subdivision 18; 289A.18, subdivision 3a; 289A.20, subdivision 3a; 291.03, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, 11.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 444, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for bullion and bullion coin; 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.

Kelly introduced:

H. F. 445, A bill for an act relating to health; providing patients with specific notices; 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.

Mahoney, Scott, Norton and Laine introduced:

H. F. 446, A bill for an act relating to family law; allowing allocation of income tax dependency exemptions in child support matters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 518A.38, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lueck and Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 447, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing sales of certain tax-forfeited lands that border public waters.

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

Nash; Sanders; Uglem; Anderson, M.; Lohmer; Scott; Whelan and Lucero introduced:

H. F. 448, A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; requiring local approval of gubernatorial appointees to the Metropolitan Council; providing a method for local governments to remove a member of the Metropolitan Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.123, subdivisions 3, 4.

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

Bennett, Hansen, Poppe, McNamara and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 449, A bill for an act relating to waters; designating Shell Rock River for state water trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 85.32, subdivision 1.

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

Lohmer, Dettmer, McDonald, Sanders, Pugh and Koznick introduced:

H. F. 450, A bill for an act relating to the military; establishing Military Spouses and Families Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.

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

Laine, Scott, Norton, Mahoney, Slocum, Hausman, Moran, Drazkowski and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 451, A bill for an act relating to family law; modifying provision related to the effect of a recognition of parentage; making changes to the recognition form; modifying the definition of obligor; modifying basic support under certain circumstances; modifying a method for determining potential income for purposes of child support determinations; establishing consumer reporting agency requirements for nonpayment of child support; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 257.75, subdivisions 3, 5; 518A.26, subdivision 14; 518A.32, subdivision 2; 518A.43, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518A.

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

Laine and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 452, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to the commissioner of health for Ebola-related responses.

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

Hancock, Mahoney, Kahn, Lesch, Newton, Dettmer and Davids introduced:

H. F. 453, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for veterans programs.

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

Mahoney, Albright, Lesch and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 454, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Humanities 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.

Winkler; Zerwas; Johnson, B.; Lohmer and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 455, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating defamation actions; providing for requests for corrections or clarifications; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 553A.

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

Scott, Lesch, Rosenthal, Applebaum, Newberger, Lucero, Gruenhagen, Zerwas, Quam and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 456, A bill for an act relating to forfeiture; establishing the burden of production on the innocent owner claimant and the burden of proof on the prosecutor in an innocent owner case involving off-highway vehicles, DWI, designated offenses, controlled substance offenses, fleeing offenses, and prostitution offenses; expanding the homestead exemption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 84.7741, subdivision 7; 169A.63, subdivisions 7, 9; 609.531, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 609.5311, subdivision 3; 609.5312, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 609.5318, subdivision 5.

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

Applebaum, Davids, Youakim, Rosenthal, Selcer and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 457, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; changing proposed levy certification dates for special taxing districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.065, subdivision 1.

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

Loonan, Hoppe, Davids, Atkins, Sanders, Lillie and Sundin introduced:

H. F. 458, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating conduct of an insurer in collision cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 72B.092, subdivision 1.

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

Kelly; Pelowski; Urdahl; Hausman; Simonson; Murphy, M.; Schultz and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 459, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the port development assistance program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hackbarth and Dill introduced:

H. F. 460, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a shooting sports facility in the seven-county metropolitan area; 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.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 461, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money to Minnesota Historical Society.

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

Green, Drazkowski, Theis, Swedzinski, Newberger, Rarick and Hancock introduced:

H. F. 462, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; modifying eligibility for legacy funds appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 85.53, subdivision 2; 97A.056, subdivision 11; 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.

Green, Fabian, Drazkowski, Newberger, Pugh, Rarick, Hancock and Theis introduced:

H. F. 463, A bill for an act relating to state and local government; limiting amount a public agency may pay to acquire real property or an interest in real property; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16B.297.

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

Mahoney, Scott, Norton and Laine introduced:

H. F. 464, A bill for an act relating to family law; requiring notice of certain rights; modifying interest rates on judgments in family court actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 518.17, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 549.09, subdivision 1.

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

Scott, Norton, Mahoney and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 465, A bill for an act relating to family law; custody and parenting time; modifying best interests standards; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 257.025; 518.167, subdivision 2; 518.17, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 518.17, subdivisions 1a, 2.

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

Kresha and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 466, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting a September 1 school start date for the 2015-2016 school year only.

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

Miller introduced:

H. F. 467, A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; providing for discharge of a portion of an easement acquired by condemnation for trunk highway purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 117.225.

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

Miller introduced:

H. F. 468, A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; providing for discharge of a portion of an easement acquired by condemnation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 117.225.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 469, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing an intoxicating liquor license for a golf course in Inver Grove Heights.

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

Zerwas and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 470, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing a registration system for speech-language pathology assistants; setting registration fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 148.512, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions; 148.513, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 148.519; 148.5191; 148.5194, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision; 148.5195, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 148.5196, subdivisions 1, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 471, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting a September 1 school start date for the 2015-2016 school year only.

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

Erickson, Hamilton, Scott and Albright introduced:

H. F. 472, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing a grant for assistive technology; appropriating money.

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

Youakim, Davids, Considine, Baker and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 473, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; authorizing valuation exclusion for certain improvements to homestead and commercial-industrial property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.11, subdivision 16, by adding a subdivision.

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

Anderson, P. and Backer introduced:

H. F. 474, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for a railroad grade separation project in Glenwood; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Quam; Anderson, P.; Hancock; Drazkowski and Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 475, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing sponsored agriculture education community experts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.25, by adding a subdivision.

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

Yarusso, Isaacson, Hausman and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 476, A bill for an act relating to regional parks; modifying use of interest payments from metropolitan parks appropriations.

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

Mahoney, Nelson and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 477, A bill for an act relating to retirement; general employees retirement plan of the Public Employees Retirement Association; permitting a service credit purchase for certain St. Paul public school employees.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 478, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring conservation officer vehicles to be marked; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.98, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168.012, subdivision 1a.

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

Wagenius and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 479, A bill for an act relating to building codes; requiring separate metering for natural gas and water services in certain newly constructed residential buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326B.106, subdivision 12.

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

Metsa, Anzelc, Melin and Dill introduced:

H. F. 480, A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing for cancellation of tax forfeiture in certain circumstances in St. Louis County; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 383C.

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

Newberger and O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 481, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for a trunk highway interchange and frontage roads in Watab; 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.

Wills, Drazkowski, Erhardt, Rosenthal and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 482, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; eliminating the automatic inflation of the state general levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.025, subdivision 1.

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

Anderson, P.; Drazkowski; Hackbarth; Hancock; Metsa; Backer; Lueck; Newberger; Johnson, B.; Schomacker; Swedzinski and Franson introduced:

H. F. 483, A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting regulation of wood-burning heaters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116.07, 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.

Urdahl; Pelowski; Gruenhagen; Torkelson; Anderson, P.; Kresha; Howe; O'Neill; Swedzinski; Kiel; Franson; Heintzeman; Rarick; Marquart; Poppe; Bennett; Vogel; Hertaus; Daniels; Davids; Dettmer; Pierson; Melin; Petersburg; Backer; Johnson, B.; Lueck; Schomacker; Baker; Dean, M.; Miller; Persell; Gunther; Fabian and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 484, A bill for an act relating to disaster relief; authorizing state grants to eligible utility cooperatives to match federal disaster assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 12A.15, subdivision 1.

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

Kahn, Davids, Lesch, Schultz, Simonson, Clark, Lillie, Drazkowski, McDonald and Anderson, M. introduced:

H. F. 485, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing certain persons under the age of 21 to drink alcohol under certain conditions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.

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

Kahn; Erhardt; Lesch; Drazkowski; McDonald; Anderson, M., and Nash introduced:

H. F. 486, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing certain persons under the age of 21 to drink alcohol under certain conditions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.

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

Vogel, Schomacker, Cornish and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 487, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a nursing facility operating payment rate increase for a facility in Le Sueur County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

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

Knoblach, Lillie, Cornish, Nornes and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 488, A bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying labor agreements and compensation plans.

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

Zerwas, Newton, Uglem, Whelan, Newberger, Lucero and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 489, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for construction at the intersection of marked Trunk Highway 101, U.S. Highway 10, and U.S. Highway 169; 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.

Zerwas, Newton, Uglem, Newberger and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 490, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for construction at the intersection of marked Trunk Highway 101, U.S. Highway 10, and U.S. Highway 169; 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.

Heintzeman, Lueck, Kresha, Howe, Newberger and Baker introduced:

H. F. 491, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying due dates and penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 279.01, subdivisions 1, 3.

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

Newberger and Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 492, A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying the assessment mechanism used by the Legislative Energy Commission; requiring a yearly expense report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 3.8851, subdivision 7.

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

McDonald; Pugh; Miller; Lohmer; Drazkowski; Anderson, M.; Loonan; Garofalo; Davids and Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 493, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate; repealing the estate tax; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 291.005; 291.01; 291.016; 291.03, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1d, 8, 9, 10, 11; 291.031; 291.075; 291.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 291.13, subdivisions 1, 3; 291.16; 291.21, subdivision 1; 291.215, subdivision 1; 291.27.

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

Johnson, S. and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 494, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Wakan Tipi Center in the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Howe; Kresha; O'Driscoll; Kiel; Newberger; Theis; Anderson, P.; Urdahl; Backer and Lueck introduced:

H. F. 495, A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting counties to have audits performed by certified public accountant firms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 6.48.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 496, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting purchases of certain building materials and supplies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.71, 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.

Scott and Whelan introduced:

H. F. 497, A bill for an act relating to family law; child support; modifying withholding requirements for child support obligors in arrears; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 518A.53, subdivisions 1, 4, 10; 518A.60.

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

Dettmer, Urdahl, Moran and Norton introduced:

H. F. 498, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for physical education standards and benchmarks; requiring assessments; amending graduation requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.021, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 120B.024, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

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

Gunther, Baker, Marquart and Dill introduced:

H. F. 499, A bill for an act relating to energy; defining synthetic gas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.02, by adding a subdivision.

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

Bennett, Erickson, Lohmer, Drazkowski, Davnie, Nash, Loonan, Vogel, Lucero, Whelan, Heintzeman, Poppe and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 500, A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the list of offenses that authorizes the Board of Teaching or Board of School Administrators to deny or revoke a teaching license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.20, subdivision 1.

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

Fenton, Nelson, Sanders, Youakim, Howe, Theis, Halverson, O'Driscoll, Pugh, Selcer, Albright, Scott, Nash, Dettmer, Runbeck and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 501, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying provisions related to military and overseas voting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 203B.01, subdivision 3; 203B.16, subdivisions 1, 2; 203B.17, subdivisions 1, 2; 204D.11, subdivision 4.

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

Johnson, B. and Scott introduced:

H. F. 502, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring petition for restoration of ability to possess firearms by felon be made in court of conviction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.165, subdivision 1d.

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

Johnson, B. and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 503, A bill for an act relating to crime victims; establishing a grant program for child advocacy centers that assist victims of abuse; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 611A.

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

Johnson, B.; Scott and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 504, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing issuance of a criminal protection order as part of a sentence; creating new criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 609.10, subdivision 1; 609.125, subdivision 1; 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.

Davids and Franson introduced:

H. F. 505, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a tax credit for excess advance premium credits required to be repaid under the Affordable Care Act; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Schoen introduced:

H. F. 506, A bill for an act relating to health licensing; providing temporary licensing as an LPC, LPCC, or LADC for former and current members of the military; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 148B.53, by adding a subdivision; 148B.5301, by adding a subdivision; 148F.025, by adding a subdivision.

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

Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 507, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the definition of residential hospice facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144A.75, subdivision 13.

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

Bly; Sundin; Anzelc; Clark; Johnson, C.; Hornstein and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 508, A bill for an act relating to pipelines; providing owners of certain types of land the option to require a pipeline proposing to locate on that land to purchase any amount of the owner's contiguous land; modifying fees and penalties; providing for the disposition of abandoned pipelines; requiring a report; requiring a change in rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 216G.07, subdivisions 6, 7, 10, by adding a subdivision; 216G.09; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216G.

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

Bly, Vogel and Albright introduced:

H. F. 509, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a new intermediate school district in Carver, Scott, and Le Sueur counties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136D.

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

Pugh and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 510, A bill for an act relating to Hennepin County; providing for filing of approved law modifying certain duties and procedures.

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

Hansen and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 511, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for economic development, redevelopment, and job creation programs and projects.

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

Norton, Scott, Mahoney, Laine, Albright, Drazkowski and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 512, A bill for an act relating to child support; modifying computation of child support obligations; modifying parenting time expense adjustment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 518A.26, subdivision 14; 518A.34; 518A.36, subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 518A.36, subdivision 3.

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

Zerwas, Schoen and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 513, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring stroke transport protocols; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144E.16, by adding a subdivision.

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

Fabian, Lueck, Rarick, Hancock and Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 514, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for wolf and elk depredation payments.

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

Lueck, Heintzeman and Anderson, M. introduced:

H. F. 515, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying exceptions for replacement nursing home beds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144A.071, subdivision 4a.

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

Lueck introduced:

H. F. 516, A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; allocating the estimated revenue from the sale of motor vehicle tires to the highway user tax distribution fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.94.

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

Scott, Albright, Nash and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 517, A bill for an act relating to privacy; regulating installation and use of supercookies; providing remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325M.

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

Scott, Norton, Laine and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 518, A bill for an act relating to family law; clarifying parenting time rebuttable presumption; modifying remedies following denial of court-ordered parenting time or other agreements; allowing post-decree modification of maintenance; requiring disclosure of income information; allowing an alternate effective date for modification of child support; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 518.175, subdivisions 1, 6; 518.552, subdivision 5; 518A.28; 518A.39, subdivision 2.

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

Gunther and Norton introduced:

H. F. 519, A bill for an act relating to taxation; economic development; individual income; modifying the small business investment tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.8737, subdivision 5.

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

Davnie and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 520, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; establishing craft wineries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 340A.101, subdivision 11; 340A.315.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 521, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for voluntary paid parental leave; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Zerwas; Hamilton; Moran; Fabian; Murphy, E.; Liebling; Mack; Schoen; Dean, M., and Backer introduced:

H. F. 522, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the family assets for independence program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256E.35, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 523, A bill for an act relating to health; providing additional accrediting organization for ambulatory health care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62Q.37, subdivision 2.

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

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 524, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for state services for the blind.

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

Freiberg, Schoen and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 525, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the integrated health care delivery network pilot program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0756.

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

McNamara introduced:

H. F. 526, A bill for an act relating to public safety; motor vehicles; providing a weight limit exception for portable toilet service vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.87, subdivision 6.

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

Dill and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 527, A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying provisions for sale of certain tax-forfeited lakeshore lots in St. Louis County; amending Laws 2012, chapter 236, section 28, subdivision 6.

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. 528, A bill for an act relating to the state lottery; providing for restrictions on certain types of lottery sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 349A.13.

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

Hornstein; Dehn, R.; Loeffler; Wagenius and Clark introduced:

H. F. 529, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the I-35W storm tunnel; 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.

Rosenthal, Selcer and Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 530, A bill for an act relating to state government; reducing the number of members of the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1.

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

Swedzinski, Rarick, Zerwas, Carlson, O'Driscoll, Erhardt and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 531, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying exemption provisions for construction materials by certain contractors; adding a refund provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

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

Petersburg; Hamilton; Poppe; Anderson, P., and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 532, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; clarifying exemption on nonprofit tickets or admissions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.70, subdivision 10.

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

Nash; Cornish; Drazkowski; Gunther; Sanders; Anderson, M.; Vogel; Backer; Lohmer; Howe; Daniels; Theis; Scott; Uglem; Miller and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 533, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing Start Seeing Motorcycles special license plates; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 534, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Windom to impose sales and use and excise taxes.

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

Zerwas, Newberger, Hilstrom and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 535, A bill for an act relating to corrections; providing a grant to Sherburne County to fund community supervision of offenders.

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

Hamilton; Poppe; Anderson, P.; Metsa; Kresha and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 536, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; creating an advanced biofuel production incentive program; establishing a renewable chemical production incentive program; establishing a biomass production incentive program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41A.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 537, A bill for an act relating to crime; modifying the crime of defamation to prohibit statements that a person knows are false and defamatory; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.765.

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

Drazkowski; Hancock; Anderson, M.; Vogel; Backer and McDonald introduced:

H. F. 538, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; repealing the political contribution refund; repealing the public subsidy program and related expenditure limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 10A.01, subdivision 26; 10A.105, subdivision 1; 10A.257, subdivision 1; 270A.03, subdivision 7; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 10A.25, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3, 3a, 5, 10; 10A.255, subdivisions 1, 3; 10A.30; 10A.31, subdivisions 1, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 5a, 6, 6a, 7, 7a, 10, 10a, 10b, 11; 10A.315; 10A.321; 10A.322, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 10A.323; 10A.324, subdivisions 1, 3; 13.4967, subdivision 2; 290.06, subdivision 23; Minnesota Rules, parts 4503.1400, subparts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; 4503.1450.

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

Theis, Peterson, O'Neill, Nelson, Howe, Schomacker, Kresha, O'Driscoll, Lien, Ward, Simonson, McNamara, Norton, Knoblach, Mahoney, Marquart, Pelowski and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 539, A bill for an act relating to construction codes; adopting a six-year cycle for code adoption and a 12-month implementation period; requiring free copies of construction codes; delaying the effective date of the International Residential Code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326B.106, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 540, A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for a grant to Big Brothers Big Sisters.

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. 541, A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting sale of certain personal care products containing synthetic plastic microbeads; providing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 542, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring courts to allow evidence of medical necessity for certain criminal, administrative, and civil cases involving natural herbs of the genus Cannabis; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 634.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 543, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring policies addressing the investigation of peace officer-involved deaths; 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.

Albright, Hertaus, Nash, Runbeck, Fabian, Scott, Pugh, Hoppe and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 544, A bill for an act relating to state government; transferring responsibilities relating to administration of the federal weatherization program and the low-income home energy assistance program.

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

Johnson, C.; Poppe; Persell; Newton; Murphy, M.; Considine; Metsa; Pelowski; Marquart; Hansen; Bly and Clark introduced:

H. F. 545, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a veterans-to-agriculture pilot program; appropriating money.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 546, A bill for an act relating to state government; permitting a government entity to release certain military release forms to another government entity for a limited purpose; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 196.08.

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

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 547, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land bordering public water in Winona County.

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

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 548, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for The Works Museum; appropriating money.

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

Lesch; Melin; Winkler; Moran; Anzelc; Schoen; Newton; Johnson, S.; Johnson, C.; Dehn, R.; Carlson; Murphy, E.; Nelson; Youakim; Laine; Yarusso; Mahoney; Lillie; Clark; Schultz; Sundin; Masin; Hausman; Metsa; Bly; Mullery; Lenczewski; Considine; Isaacson; Hornstein; Kahn; Hansen; Wagenius and Pinto introduced:

H. F. 549, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for earned sick and safe time; changing Department of Labor and Industry enforcement powers; increasing fines and penalties; requiring a report; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 177.27, subdivisions 2, 4, 7; 177.28, subdivision 1; 181.032; 181.940; 181.942; 181.9436; 181.944; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 177; 181; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 181.9413.

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

Baker; Marquart; Urdahl; Lueck; Miller; Dean, M., and Backer introduced:

H. F. 550, A bill for an act relating to energy; increasing the size limit of natural gas utilities not subject to rate regulations; expanding the scope of energy improvement projects whose costs can be repaid via a property tax surcharge; exempting propane tank purchases from the sales tax; adding definitions; transferring unused funds; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 216B.02, by adding subdivisions; 216B.16, subdivision 12; 216B.2421, subdivision 2; 216C.435, subdivision 5; 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.

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

O'Neill, Isaacson, Gunther, Nornes, Uglem, Fischer and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 551, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; requiring the commissioner of labor and industry to identify competency standards for dual training; creating a dual training competency grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116L; 175.

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

Gunther; Mahoney; Isaacson; Johnson, S., and Davids introduced:

H. F. 552, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money to the commissioner of employment and economic development for career counseling services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116L.

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

Backer, Lien and Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 553, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the operating payment rate for certain nonprofit nursing facilities in border cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

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

Christensen; Loon; Murphy, M.; Kresha and Fenton introduced:

H. F. 554, A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring a three-fifths vote to pass legislation reducing the school aid payment percentage below 90; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 127A.45, subdivision 1.

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

Backer; Murphy, M.; Nornes and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 555, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing funding to expand career and technical education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields; appropriating money.

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

Johnson, S.; Simonson and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 556, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the border-to-border broadband account.

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. 557, A bill for an act relating to education finance; making charter schools and the Crosswinds Integration Magnet School eligible to generate small schools revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.11, subdivision 1; 126C.10, subdivision 2c.

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

Howe, Heintzeman and Kresha introduced:

H. F. 558, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying eligibility for safe routes to schools grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 174.40, by adding a subdivision.

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

Zerwas; Schoen; Loeffler; Hamilton; Franson; Liebling; Murphy, M.; Moran and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 559, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the income medical assistance eligibility limit, the asset limits, and the excess income standard for the blind, disabled, and elderly; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.056, subdivisions 3, 4, 5c.

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

Albright; Hamilton; Freiberg; Murphy, M.; Loeffler and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 560, A bill for an act relating to human services; reducing premium payments for the medical assistance employed persons with disabilities program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.057, subdivision 9.

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

Hamilton and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 561, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a jobs and health innovation grant program for hard-to-employ Minnesotans; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256E.

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

O'Neill, McDonald, Urdahl, Lucero, Newberger, Schomacker and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 562, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying nursing facility operating payment rates for certain facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 563, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood projects in Otter Tail County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hamilton; Newton; Dean, M.; Murphy, E.; Mack; Zerwas; Pierson; Freiberg; Kiel; Baker; Ward; Swedzinski; Persell; Schomacker; Miller; Applebaum; Rarick; Daniels; Torkelson; Loeffler; Liebling; Theis; Schoen; Franson; Lohmer; Peterson; Lueck; Lien; Backer; Schultz; Halverson; Gruenhagen; Selcer; Bly and O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 564, 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.

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

O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 565, A bill for an act relating to retirement; general state employees retirement plan; correctional state employees retirement plan; State Patrol retirement plan; public employees police and fire retirement plan; Teachers Retirement Association; St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association; modifying the financial sustainability triggers for postretirement adjustment mechanisms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 354A.29, subdivisions 7, 8, 9; 356.415, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f.

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

O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 566, A bill for an act relating to retirement; general state employees retirement plan of the Minnesota State Retirement System; general employees retirement plan of the Public Employees Retirement Association; Teachers Retirement Association; modifying provisions directing criteria for making recommendations to adjust employee and employer contribution rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 352.045; 353.27, subdivision 3b; 354.42, subdivisions 4b, 4d.

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

Wills, Selcer, Peterson, Erickson and Newton introduced:

H. F. 567, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing school board flexibility for allocating compensatory revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.15, subdivision 2.

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

Wills, Mullery, Erickson, Davnie, Loon and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 568, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the Minnesota Reading Corps program.

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

Nornes; Murphy, M., and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 569, A bill for an act relating to libraries; appropriating money for regional library basic system support and multicounty, multitype library systems.

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

Drazkowski and Davids introduced:

H. F. 570, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; aids to local governments; repealing aquatic invasive species aid; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 477A.19.

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

Dill and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 571, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for forest road maintenance pilot program.

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

Hackbarth, McNamara and Dill introduced:

H. F. 572, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating fee exemption for certain utility licenses crossing public lands and waters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 84.415, subdivision 7.

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

Mack and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 573, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance coverage to include consultations with licensed independent clinical social workers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 48.

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

Sundin, Metsa and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 574, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Carlton County to levy a tax for recreation purposes; amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 3, section 51.

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

Gruenhagen, Halverson and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 575, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance payments to federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 57.

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

McDonald, Gruenhagen, Halverson and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 576, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for federally qualified health centers.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 577, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; prohibiting certain Internet sales of restricted use pesticides; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 18B.30.

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

Franson; Davids; Petersburg; Gunther; Gruenhagen; Anderson, P.; Backer; Marquart and Miller introduced:

H. F. 578, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying the greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.431, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 6.

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

Franson; Davids; Petersburg; Gunther; Gruenhagen; Anderson, P.; Backer; Marquart and Miller introduced:

H. F. 579, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for and modifying the greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.431, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 6.

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

Winkler; Melin; Lesch; Moran; Applebaum; Fischer; Murphy, E.; Schultz; Wagenius; Yarusso; Ward; Newton; Masin; Bly; Johnson, C.; Lenczewski; Bernardy; Lien; Mahoney; Nelson; Hausman; Johnson, S.; Erhardt; Anzelc; Persell and Pinto introduced:

H. F. 580, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for pregnancy, parenting, and caregiver insurance benefits; modifying leave; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 181.940; 181.941; 181.943; 181.9436; 290.01, subdivision 19b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Wills; Halverson; Dean, M.; Zerwas; Bernardy; Isaacson; Atkins; Quam; Moran; Clark; Rosenthal; Johnson, C., and McDonald introduced:

H. F. 581, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the Homeless Youth Act; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256K.45, subdivision 1a.

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

Anderson, P.; Poppe; Gunther; Kiel and Fabian introduced:

H. F. 582, A bill for an act relating to real property; modifying nuisance liability of agricultural operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 561.19, subdivision 2.

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

Kresha; Murphy, M.; Erickson; Marquart and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 583, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for regional library telecommunications aid and equity in telecommunications access.

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

Kiel and Fabian introduced:

H. F. 584, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a mobile manufacturing lab program; appropriating money.

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

Laine; Persell; Allen; Dehn, R.; Newton; Bly; Bernardy; Clark and Moran introduced:

H. F. 585, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing MFIP and general assistance cash grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256D.01, subdivision 1a; 256J.24, subdivision 5.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 586, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing the town of Tofte with certain housing authority powers.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 587, A bill for an act relating to taxation; local taxes authorized; city of Walker.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 588, A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; directing commissioner of transportation to construct a noise barrier on a segment of marked Trunk Highway 100 in Edina; appropriating money.

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

Fenton, Kresha, Bennett, Moran and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 589, A bill for an act relating to education; amending alternative teacher licensure; allowing for teacher license reciprocity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.09, subdivision 4; 122A.18, subdivision 2; 122A.21, subdivision 2; 122A.23; 122A.245, subdivisions 1, 3, 7.

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

Mahoney and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 590, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Humanities Center.

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

Franson, Drazkowski and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 591, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying eligibility to fish without a license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.451, subdivision 8.

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

Franson, Davnie and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 592, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing a microdistillery to sell its own products at on-sale; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.301, by adding a subdivision.

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

Kresha; Johnson, S.; Backer; Nornes and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 593, A bill for an act relating to broadband; appropriating money for the broadband development grant program.

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

Anderson, M.; Davids; Petersburg; Dill and Persell introduced:

H. F. 594, A bill for an act relating to taxation; petroleum; codifying current agency practice; dedicating revenues from the excise taxes on gasoline used as substitute for aviation gasoline to the state airports fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 296A.01, by adding a subdivision; 296A.16, by adding a subdivision; 296A.18, subdivision 8; 296A.19, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 8125.1300, subpart 3.

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

Lien and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 595, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Oakport flood hazard mitigation project; 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.

Drazkowski; Miller; Davids; Marquart; Gunther; Newberger; Lueck; Hancock; Runbeck; Anderson, M.; Backer and Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 596, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; providing that bonded debt authorizations approved after June 30, 2015, be levied against referendum market value; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6, by adding subdivisions; 123B.55; 275.61.

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

Slocum and Wills introduced:

H. F. 597, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain high school league provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 128C.02, subdivision 5; 128C.07, subdivision 8.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 598, A bill for an act relating to education; amending a requirement for generating state English learner aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.59, subdivision 2.

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

Murphy, M.; Sanders; Kahn; Bernardy and Newton introduced:

H. F. 599, A bill for an act relating to retirement; establishing a voluntary statewide monthly benefit volunteer firefighter retirement plan to permit transfers of local monthly benefit volunteer firefighters relief association plan administration to the Public Employees Retirement Association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 11A.17, subdivision 2; 353G.01, subdivisions 6, 7, 11, 12, by adding subdivisions; 353G.02; 353G.03; 353G.04; 353G.05; 353G.06; 353G.07; 353G.08; 353G.09; 353G.10; 353G.11; 353G.115; 353G.12, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 353G.13; 353G.14; 353G.15; 353G.16; 356.215, subdivision 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353G.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 600, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; taxes; amending provisions governing transportation finance; establishing gross receipts motor fuels tax; amending vehicle registration tax and metropolitan area transit sales tax; amending distribution of highway user fund and county state-aid funding; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds and general obligation bonds; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 161.081, subdivision 1; 161.20, by adding a subdivision; 162.07, subdivision 1a; 168.013, subdivisions 1a, 8; 168.31, by adding a subdivision; 174.42, by adding a subdivision; 222.50, subdivision 7; 296A.061; 296A.11; 296A.12; 296A.16; 297A.815, subdivision 3; 297A.992; 473.167; 473.915; Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 11, section 33; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 161; 174; 296A; 297A; 435; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 161.081, subdivision 3; 297A.992, subdivision 3.

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

Slocum, Anzelc, Isaacson, Sundin and Uglem introduced:

H. F. 601, A bill for an act relating to charitable solicitations; regulating public disclosures of certain charitable organization salaries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 309.556, subdivision 1.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 602, A bill for an act relating to transportation; environmental protection; amending requirements governing preparedness and response for transportation of oil and hazardous material by pipeline; establishing certain requirements for pipeline companies; amending agency powers and duties; amending appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 115E.042; 115E.08, subdivision 3a; 299A.55, subdivision 2.

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

Kresha; Winkler; Loon; Anderson, S.; Marquart; Newton; Nornes; Selcer; Mariani; Moran; Wills; Metsa; Peterson; Anzelc; Laine; Lueck; Murphy, M.; Zerwas and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 603, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for the early learning scholarships program.

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

Baker; Clark; Hamilton; Schoen; Dean, M.; Franson and Persell introduced:

H. F. 604, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing medical assistance rates for chemical dependency providers; requiring a report; 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.

Newton, Bly, Moran, Isaacson, Hausman, Persell, Lien, Anzelc, Poppe and Yarusso introduced:

H. F. 605, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring adequate levels of school counseling services; appropriating money; 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.

Kiel; Daudt; Peppin; Pelowski; Dill; Quam; Petersburg; Nornes; Hancock; Cornish; Barrett; O'Driscoll; Howe; Backer; Lueck; Davids; Kresha; Pugh; Marquart; Daniels; Vogel; Murphy, M.; Scott; Lohmer; Hackbarth; Anderson, P.; Dettmer; Theis; Johnson, B.; Uglem; Erickson; Lucero; Miller; Koznick and Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 606, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring licensure of certain facilities that perform abortions; requiring a licensing fee; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Theis; Daudt; Peppin; Pelowski; Dill; Quam; Nornes; Petersburg; Cornish; Hancock; Barrett; Howe; O'Driscoll; Lueck; Backer; Davids; Kresha; Daniels; Marquart; Scott; Vogel; Murphy, M.; Lohmer; Hackbarth; Dettmer; Anderson, P.; Uglem; Lucero; Erickson; Johnson, B.; Miller; Koznick; Heintzeman; Kiel and Franson introduced:

H. F. 607, A bill for an act relating to health; limiting use of funds for state-sponsored health programs for funding abortions.

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

Hackbarth, Dill, Hansen, McNamara and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 608, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for trap shooting sports facility grants.

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

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

H. F. 609, A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; providing special tax increment financing authority.

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

Davnie and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 610, A bill for an act relating to transportation; motor vehicles; providing for registration of towed recreational vehicles on a three-year cycle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168.013, subdivision 1g.

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

Clark, Hamilton, Gunther and Moran introduced:

H. F. 611, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for capital improvements to small business incubators; establishing a neighborhood development center small business incubator revolving fund; appropriating money.

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

Clark; Cornish; Dehn, R.; Moran; Davnie; Kahn; Slocum; Loeffler; Erhardt and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 612, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating grant funds for an emergency shelter facility for East African women and child victims of domestic abuse and trafficking.

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

Torkelson, Kahn, Mahoney and Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 613, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Minnesota Humanities Center.

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

Baker, Lillie, Zerwas, Hamilton, Miller, Masin and Considine introduced:

H. F. 614, A bill for an act relating to long-term care; providing for long-term care workforce needs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144.1501, subdivision 3; 256B.431, subdivision 36; 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.

Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 615, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring peace officer training to avoid racial bias at least once every three years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.8471, subdivision 6.

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

Fabian, Dill, Lien, McNamara, Hancock, Heintzeman, Pugh, Swedzinski, Davids, Bennett, Gunther, Rarick, Gruenhagen, Lueck, Urdahl, Lucero, Backer, Newberger, Torkelson, Erickson, Anzelc, Metsa, Melin and Baker introduced:

H. F. 616, A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring legislative approval of certain water quality standards and rules; requiring cost benefit analysis of certain water quality standards; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 115.03, 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.

Fabian, Dill, Lien, McNamara, Hancock, Heintzeman, Pugh, Swedzinski, Bennett, Gunther, Rarick, Gruenhagen, Lueck, Urdahl, Backer, Newberger, Torkelson, Erickson, Anzelc, Metsa, Melin, Baker and Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 617, A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring independent peer review of certain water quality work; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115.

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

Kiel, Fabian, Marquart and Backer introduced:

H. F. 618, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for grants to Red River Watershed Management Board.

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

Miller, Persell, Lueck, Hancock and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 619, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring approval of certain local governments before acquiring land for park or trail purposes outside of the seven-county metropolitan area; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.

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

McNamara; Dill; Erickson; Knoblach; Pelowski; Miller; Drazkowski; Green; Rarick; Swedzinski; Torkelson; Loonan; Kiel; Baker; Daniels; Theis; Fabian; Hamilton; Gruenhagen; Backer; Davids; Urdahl; Heintzeman; Runbeck; Pugh; Schomacker; Nornes; Gunther; Hancock; Anderson, M.; McDonald; Howe; Kresha; Anzelc and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 620, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing annual permits for overweight vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.865, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 621, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying and correcting appropriations of general obligation bond proceeds; amending Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, sections 4, subdivision 3; 15, subdivision 2; 18, subdivision 4; 21, subdivision 10.

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

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 622, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Simonson; Schultz; Murphy, M., and Sundin introduced:

H. F. 623, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a combined heat and power system for the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 624, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying registration fees for certain snowmobiles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 84.82, subdivision 2a.

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

Runbeck, Mahoney, Isaacson, Drazkowski and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 625, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a lower rate of interest on the unpaid balance of the purchase price of tax forfeited lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 279.37, subdivision 2; 282.01, subdivision 4; 282.261, subdivision 2.

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

Carlson introduced:

H. F. 626, A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; appropriating money to the Private Detective and Protective Agent Services Board.

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

Franson, Lillie, Schomacker, Newton and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 627, A bill for an act relating to long-term care; modifying nursing facility employee scholarship costs; expanding the health professionals eligible for the health professional education loan forgiveness program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144.1501, subdivision 2; 256B.431, subdivision 36.

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

Barrett, Erickson, Mariani, Ward, Lohmer, Backer, Selcer and Newton introduced:

H. F. 628, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring a comprehensive vision examination before kindergarten enrollment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 121A.17, subdivision 3.

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

Runbeck, Daniels and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 629, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring a report on potential cost savings from remodeling the State Office Building to minimize office moves.

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

Kahn, Carlson, Davids, Urdahl, Lillie and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 630, A bill for an act relating to state government; repealing definitions of tax and fee; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 645.44, subdivision 19.

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

Runbeck, Dettmer, Uglem and Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 631, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing for registration refunds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168.017, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mariani; Johnson, S.; Mahoney and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 632, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Landmark 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.

Runbeck, Drazkowski and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 633, A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing a grant program to finance public infrastructure for cities using a portion of the city local government aid program to fund the grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 477A.013, subdivisions 8, 9, by adding a subdivision; 477A.03, subdivision 2a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

Hansen, Urdahl, Uglem and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 634, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mighty Ducks grants for new or renovated air handling systems of indoor ice facilities; 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.

Liebling, Schultz, Laine, Moran, Bly and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 635, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to develop and implement a new health care delivery system; requiring a report; prohibiting renewal of managed care purchasing contracts beyond 2016; 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.

Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 636, A bill for an act relating to legacy funding; appropriating money for the Fulda Heritage Society.

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

Barrett and Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 637, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of North Branch to increase its Public Utilities Commission from three to up to five members.

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

Whelan, Erickson, Selcer, Scott, Pugh, Wills, Lucero, Heintzeman, Baker, Erhardt, Nash, Uglem and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 638, A bill for an act relating to education; postponing the statutory review of state math standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120B.021, subdivision 4.

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

Newberger introduced:

H. F. 639, A bill for an act relating to energy; amending the prohibition on new sources of fossil-fuel generated electricity to include only those sources constructed in Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216H.03, subdivisions 3, 4, 7.

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

Lien and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 640, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for grade separated rail crossings in the city of Moorhead; 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.

Schomacker, Hamilton and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 641, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Casey Jones 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.

Erickson, Urdahl, Wills, Pelowski and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 642, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring reports of teacher and principal evaluation results; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.36, subdivision 1; 122A.09, by adding a subdivision; 122A.14, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

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

Fenton, Erickson, Marquart, Loon, Wills, Davnie, Slocum, Selcer, Quam and Newton introduced:

H. F. 643, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying Principals' Leadership Academy provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.74.

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

Zerwas; McDonald; Newton; Halverson; Schoen; Dean, M.; Gunther; Loeffler; Albright; Fischer; Laine; Hansen; Erhardt; Schomacker; Masin; Clark; Lohmer; Moran; Scott; Freiberg; Hilstrom; Slocum; Hausman; Kahn; Kiel; Miller; Baker; Backer and Rarick introduced:

H. F. 644, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing registration for massage and bodywork therapy; establishing fees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 148; 325F.

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

Kiel, Fenton and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 645, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the requirements for issuing Minnesota teaching licenses to out-of-state applicants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.23, subdivision 1; 122A.40, subdivisions 5, 7; 122A.41, subdivisions 2, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.23, subdivision 2.

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

Wagenius, Liebling, Loeffler, Hornstein and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 646, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring analysis of impact on health care costs from reducing air pollution.

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

McDonald; Urdahl; Cornish; Murphy, M.; Rosenthal; Zerwas; Heintzeman; Gruenhagen; Loon; Mariani and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 647, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to establish supplemental academic instruction; appropriating money; 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.

Quam, Erickson and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 648, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying certain career and technical education funding provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.4531, subdivision 1.

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

Urdahl, Mahoney, Kahn, Uglem and Newton introduced:

H. F. 649, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for Minnesota Humanities Center.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 650, A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; distributing 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 2.

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

Franson introduced:

H. F. 651, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the crime of driving while impaired, implied consent, and administrative plate impoundment to include an impaired person supervising a permit holder; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169A.03, by adding a subdivision; 169A.20, subdivision 1; 169A.43, subdivision 3; 169A.51, subdivision 1; 169A.52, subdivisions 3, 4; 169A.53, subdivision 3; 169A.60, subdivision 1; 171.05, subdivision 1.

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

Franson introduced:

H. F. 652, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; excluding filing of Application for Discharge of Judgment from filing fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 357.021, subdivision 2.

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

Franson introduced:

H. F. 653, A bill for an act relating to gambling; modifying social skill games to include tournaments or contests of whist; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.761, subdivision 3.

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

Zerwas, Schoen, Scott, Lesch and Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 654, A bill for an act relating to data practices; clarifying the protection of addresses in legal proceedings for certain victims of violence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 5B.11; 13.03, subdivision 6.

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

Fabian, Baker, Scott and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 655, A bill for an act relating to energy; amending compensation options for certain net metering facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.164, subdivision 3.

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

Newton introduced:

H. F. 656, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying big game registration requirements; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.535, subdivision 2.

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

Lohmer and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 657, A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the use of automated drug distribution systems; modifying the amount of over-the-counter medications covered by medical assistance if dispensed by an automated drug distribution system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 151.58, subdivisions 2, 5; 256B.0625, subdivision 13.

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

Zerwas and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 658, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance spenddown procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.056, subdivision 5.

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

O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 659, A bill for an act relating to retirement; general state employees retirement plan of the Minnesota State Retirement System; modifying disability application deadlines in certain instances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 352.113, subdivisions 2, 4.

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

O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 660, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Retirement System and Public Employees Retirement Association; St. Paul teachers retirement plan; modifying various economic actuarial assumptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 356.215, subdivision 8.

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

O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 661, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Retirement System; various plans; making changes of an administrative nature; clarifying coverage treatment of former MSHS-Cambridge employees; revising disability to retirement transfer dates for State Patrol plan disabilitants; correcting legislators plan postretirement adjustment trigger; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 352.91, subdivision 3e; 352B.10, subdivision 5; 352B.105; 356.415, subdivision 1a.

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

Mahoney, Gunther, Hamilton, Moran, Clark, Hortman and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 662, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for Neighborhood Development Center small business incubator grants; appropriating money.

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

Baker, Lueck, Heintzeman, Dill, Howe, Backer and Miller introduced:

H. F. 663, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing additional equity revenue for all school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 24.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 664, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; phasing out the state general levy over five years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.025, subdivision 1.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 665, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; phasing out the state general levy on seasonal recreational property over five years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.025, subdivision 4.

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

Peterson introduced:

H. F. 666, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring legislative approval of salaries for certain executive branch officials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 3.855, subdivision 3; 15A.0815, subdivisions 1, 5.

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

Anderson, S.; Davids; Loon; Erickson; Baker; Heintzeman and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 667, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the K-12 education expense credit; increasing the credit amount and increasing the income phaseout for the credit; adjusting the credit phaseout threshold for inflation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.0674, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Newberger introduced:

H. F. 668, A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring local approval before issuance of state disposal facility permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116.07, subdivision 4j.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 669, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; prohibiting the use of pollinator lethal insecticides on wildlife management areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 86A.05, subdivision 8.

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

Davnie, Selcer, Mariani and Newton introduced:

H. F. 670, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing local optional revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.10, subdivision 2e; 126C.17, subdivision 1.

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

Newton introduced:

H. F. 671, A bill for an act relating to education; increasing state aid for the school breakfast program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.1158, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding a subdivision.

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

Anderson, S.; Erickson; Loon; Heintzeman and Nash introduced:

H. F. 672, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing a computer science course credit to fulfill a math credit requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120B.024, subdivision 2.

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

Anderson, P.; Newton; Kresha; Anderson, M., and Franson introduced:

H. F. 673, A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for a grant to Stearns County for administrative funding to support a group residential housing services provider serving veterans.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 674, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for the Minnesota reading corps program; appropriating money.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 675, 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.

Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 676, A bill for an act relating to elections; judicial offices; removing designation of incumbent from ballot; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 204B.36, subdivision 5.

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

Lucero; Drazkowski; Smith; Newberger; Pugh; Dean, M.; Scott; Lohmer and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 677, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating gasoline sales below cost; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 325D.01, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 325D.01, subdivisions 11, 12; 325D.71.

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

Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 678, A bill for an act relating to judges; creating judicial election districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 2.722, subdivision 1.

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

Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 679, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring certain candidates to file affidavits of residency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204B.06, subdivision 1; 204B.11, subdivision 2.

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

Hortman, Newton and Uglem introduced:

H. F. 680, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for highway-rail grade crossing separation in Coon Rapids; 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.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 681, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying teacher skills examination requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.09, subdivision 4; 122A.18, subdivision 2; 122A.23, subdivision 2.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 682, A bill for an act relating to economic development; destination medical center; modifying the definition of public infrastructure; clarifying the local matching contribution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 469.40, subdivision 11, as amended; 469.45, subdivisions 1, 2; 469.47, subdivision 4, as amended.

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

Franson; Kahn; Persell; Hamilton; Yarusso; Clark; Metsa; Hansen; Applebaum; Lillie; Bly; Johnson, C., and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 683, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for the development and regulation of an industrial hemp industry; authorizing industrial hemp research; requiring rulemaking; providing a defense for possession of industrial hemp; modifying the definitions of marijuana and wild hemp; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 18J.01; 18J.02; 18J.03; 18J.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 18J.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 6; 18J.06; 18J.07, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 18J.09; 18J.11, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 152.01, subdivision 9; 375.30, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18K.

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

Fabian, Kiel, Gunther and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 684, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; providing use for certain workforce housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 469.174, subdivision 12; 469.175, subdivision 3; 469.176, subdivision 4c; 469.1761, 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.

Anderson, P.; Hamilton; Backer; Kiel; Johnson, C.; Lien; Schomacker; Simonson; Nornes and Norton introduced:

H. F. 685, A bill for an act relating to local government aid; increasing appropriation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 477A.03, subdivision 2a.

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

Allen introduced:

H. F. 686, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; reducing certain court-related fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 357.021, subdivisions 2, 6.

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

Scott and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 687, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting the application of the DWI Forfeiture Law to motor vehicles operated by persons who enter the ignition interlock program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169A.63, 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.

Albright, Mahoney, Davids, Kresha, Persell, Koznick, Gunther, Metsa, Torkelson, Miller, Kiel, Howe, Franson and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 688, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; establishing a new markets tax credit program; authorizing rulemaking; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297I.20, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116X.

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

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 689, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 2884, Red Rock Central, to start the school year before Labor Day.

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

Fabian, Dill, Torkelson, Newberger, Persell and Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 690, A bill for an act relating to waters; appropriating money for feasibility study of section 404 permit program.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 691, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing persons age 60 or over to use muzzleloader with scope during muzzleloader season; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.031, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision.

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

Clark introduced:

H. F. 692, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for programs to help foreign-born and other students succeed in nursing programs.

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

Bly; Johnson, C.; Hamilton; Yarusso and Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 693, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the Forever Green Agriculture Initiative at the University of Minnesota.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 694, A bill for an act relating to education; ensuring nontraditional instructional program choices; modifying students' personal learning plans; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.11, subdivisions 1, 1a, 3; 123B.04, subdivisions 1a, 4; 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.

Carlson and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 695, A bill for an act relating to cosmetologists; defining mobile salons and setting requirements; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 155A.23, by adding a subdivision; 155A.29, by adding a subdivision.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 696, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring the commissioner of agriculture to facilitate creation of an organic agriculture production and demonstration zone; providing a property tax credit for property within the zone; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.1384, subdivision 2; 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.

Bly introduced:

H. F. 697, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a Minnesota Food Council; providing appointments; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41E.

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

Pierson, Davids, Quam, Dettmer, Dill, Zerwas and Albright introduced:

H. F. 698, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; prohibiting use of money from parks and trails fund to acquire property by eminent domain; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 85.53, subdivision 2.

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

Persell and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 699, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; providing a grant to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe ambulance service; appropriating money.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 700, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tobacco; repealing the annual indexing requirement for cigarettes; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297F.05, subdivision 1a.

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

Theis, Isaacson, Zerwas, Persell, Kresha and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 701, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the Boys and Girls Club.

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

Norton, Erickson and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 702, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying foreign language proficiency levels required for proficiency certificates and gold and platinum bilingual and multilingual state seals; directing Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to award academic credit for students' demonstrated foreign language proficiency; establishing an advisory task force on assessing students' proficiency in foreign languages when ACTFL assessments are unavailable; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120B.022, subdivisions 1a, 1b.

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

Howe introduced:

H. F. 703, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring a study on concurrent enrollment course.

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

Howe introduced:

H. F. 704, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain enrollment options provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.09, subdivision 10.

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

Howe introduced:

H. F. 705, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a reduced classification rate for property of a congressionally chartered veterans organization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.13, subdivision 25.

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

Miller, Drazkowski, Davids, Lohmer, Backer and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 706, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate tax; modifying which gifts are included in the estate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1; 291.005, subdivision 1, as amended; 291.016, subdivision 2.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 707, A bill for an act relating to human services; setting requirements for timely billing by health care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.69, by adding a subdivision.

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

Runbeck, Gruenhagen and Anderson, M. introduced:

H. F. 708, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article IV; requiring a three-fifths vote to enact a law imposing or increasing certain taxes.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 709, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing strategic minerals reserve; requiring remittance of two percent of all nonferrous metallic minerals mined; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 93.482, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 93.

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

Koznick; Anzelc; Barrett; Wills; Metsa; Petersburg; Torkelson; Atkins; Vogel; Whelan; Scott; Dean, M.; Urdahl; Fabian; Zerwas; Gunther; Dettmer; Backer; Peterson; Fenton; Loonan; Kresha; Christensen; Heintzeman; McNamara; Nash; Sanders; Howe; Miller; Garofalo; Albright; Mack; Drazkowski; Lohmer and Uglem introduced:

H. F. 710, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; taxation; modifying allocation of motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.815, subdivision 3.

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

Urdahl, Swedzinski, Hausman, Simonson and Howe introduced:

H. F. 711, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the wastewater infrastructure funding program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Davnie, Mariani and Newton introduced:

H. F. 712, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the general education basic formula allowance; providing annual inflationary increases in the basic formula allowance for fiscal year 2018 and later; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.

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

Loonan, Mahoney, Gunther and Norton introduced:

H. F. 713, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota High Tech Association's SciTechsperience program; providing for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) internships.

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

Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 714, A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; addressing numerous issues relating to juveniles including diversion, use of restraints, public hearings, Department of Human Services collateral sanctions, and alternatives to detention; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 244.05, subdivisions 4, 5; 245C.14, subdivision 1; 245C.24, subdivision 2; 260B.001, subdivision 2; 260B.125, by adding a subdivision; 260B.130, subdivision 4; 260B.163, subdivision 1; 609.106, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.3455, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260B.

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

Dehn, R.; Uglem; Hertaus; Mariani; Schoen; Ward; Davids; Moran and Clark introduced:

H. F. 715, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money to address alternatives to juvenile detention throughout the state.

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

Mahoney, Albright, Hausman and Scott introduced:

H. F. 716, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying provisions governing the Saint Paul Port Authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 469.049; 469.050, subdivision 4; 469.084, subdivisions 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 14; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 469.084, subdivisions 11, 12.

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

Johnson, B. and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 717, A bill for an act relating to privacy; establishing standards for use of data collected by an event data recorder; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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

Loon introduced:

H. F. 718, A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the definition of general education revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 1.

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

Loon introduced:

H. F. 719, A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the general education basic formula allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.

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

Loon introduced:

H. F. 720, A bill for an act relating to education finance; repealing the student achievement levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.13, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.13, subdivisions 3a, 3b, 3c.

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

Loon; Erickson; Dettmer; Nornes; Christensen; Peterson; Anderson, P.; Kresha; Fenton; Hertaus and Wills introduced:

H. F. 721, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying requirements for placing teachers on unrequested leave of absence or discontinuing or terminating teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.245, subdivision 1; 122A.40, subdivisions 5, 10, 11; 122A.41, subdivisions 2, 14; 123A.75, subdivision 1; 179A.20, by adding a subdivision.

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

Newberger, Lucero, Heintzeman and Howe introduced:

H. F. 722, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying and delimiting the authority of public officials to disarm individuals at any time; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.

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

Lucero, Hertaus, Drazkowski, Newberger and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 723, A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying provisions relating to municipal liquor stores; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.601, subdivisions 5, 7.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 724, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing full funding for the college concurrent enrollment program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.091; 126C.20.

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

Barrett, Newton, Hertaus and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 725, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a vision therapy pilot project; appropriating money.

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

Wills; Hansen; Halverson; Hausman; McNamara; Urdahl; Kahn; Cornish; Masin; Hornstein; Lillie; Atkins; Runbeck; Erhardt; Selcer; Lien; Dean, M.; Uglem; Peterson and Mack introduced:

H. F. 726, 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.

Wills, Slocum, Ward, Newton, Lillie, Erickson and Whelan introduced:

H. F. 727, A bill for an act relating to education; providing postsecondary enrollment options program information to students and parents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.09, subdivision 9.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 728, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to adopt specific rules relating to the incidence of cancer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.672, subdivision 1.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 729, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for disability parking for vehicles bearing special World War II veteran plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169.345, subdivisions 1, 2; 169.346, subdivision 1.

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

Barrett; Johnson, B.; Rarick and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 730, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying nursing facility operating payment rates for certain facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

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

Pelowski, Marquart, Rosenthal and Lien introduced:

H. F. 731, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for tuition relief.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 732, A bill for an act relating to transportation; changing the definition of type III vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.011, subdivision 71.

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

Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 733, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the referendum revenue authorization for Independent School District No. 761, Owatonna public schools.

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

Newberger and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 734, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a prescribing physician to be physically present when certain abortion-inducing drugs are administered; providing for criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Hortman, Newton and Uglem introduced:

H. F. 735, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for highway-rail grade crossing separation in Coon Rapids.

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

Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 736, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a bridge in Melrose; 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.

Barrett, Lien and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 737, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Clay and Chisago Counties for jail facilities; 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.

Barrett, Lien and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 738, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota border counties of Clay and Chisago for jail facilities.

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

Davnie; Mullery; Mariani; Moran; Murphy, E., and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 739, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for general education, extended day programs, special education, English Language learner programs, and phasing in funding for universal preschool programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.59, subdivision 2; 125A.76, subdivisions 1, 2c; 125A.79, subdivision 5; 126C.05, subdivision 1; 126C.10, subdivisions 2, 2a; 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.

Anderson, P.; Newton; Kresha; Anderson, M., and Franson introduced:

H. F. 740, A bill for an act relating to veterans; providing a grant from the Support Our Troops account to Eagle's Healing Nest.

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

Applebaum; Hamilton; Poppe; Johnson, C.; Bly; Sundin; Youakim; Persell; Hansen; Norton; Isaacson; Selcer; Ward; Hilstrom; Lillie and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 741, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the farm to food shelf program.

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

O'Neill, Hilstrom, Mahoney, Lien, Christensen, Pugh, Daniels, Nornes, Howe, Bernardy, Scott, Peterson, Franson, Fenton, Kiel, Loon and Whelan introduced:

H. F. 742, A bill for an act relating to higher education; data practices; requiring changes to campus policies on sexual harassment and sexual violence; encouraging good faith reporting of sexual harassment and sexual violence; requiring coordination between postsecondary institutions and law enforcement; requiring postsecondary institutions to create an online reporting system; restricting access to data; requiring training of campus security officers and administrators; requiring institutions provide student health services for victims of sexual assault; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 135A.15, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

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

Albright, Loonan, Christensen, Vogel and Bly introduced:

H. F. 743, A bill for an act relating to community corrections; appropriating money.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 744, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying standards for accountancy examinations and peer reviews; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 326A.01, subdivisions 2, 12, 13a, 15, 16; 326A.02, subdivisions 3, 5; 326A.05, subdivisions 1, 3; 326A.08, subdivision 7; 326A.10.

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

Howe and Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 745, A bill for an act relating to veterans preference; modifying certain procedures and rights related to veterans preference; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 197.46.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 746, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a phase in for subtraction for Social Security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 747, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate; providing an increase in the subtraction for qualified small business and qualified farm property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 291.016, subdivision 3.

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

Albright, Loonan and Vogel introduced:

H. F. 748, A bill for an act relating to disaster assistance; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; 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.

Hamilton, Norton, Dill, Gunther, Urdahl, Fabian, Marquart and Franson introduced:

H. F. 749, A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating an Office of Workforce Housing; creating a workforce housing grant program; creating tax credits for workforce housing; appropriating money for grants for workforce housing; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

Kiel, Gunther, Nornes, Norton, Urdahl and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 750, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; providing grants to employers for job training; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116L.

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

Kiel, Gunther, Nornes, Norton, Urdahl and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 751, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; providing a job training tax credit; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116L; 290.

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

Uglem; Runbeck; Newton; Fischer; Whelan; Carlson; Zerwas; Hertaus; Slocum; Selcer; Loeffler; Albright; Nash; Newberger; Smith; Barrett; Sanders; Fenton; Hoppe; Anderson, S.; Loon; Dehn, R.; Freiberg; Wills; Peterson; McNamara; Pugh; Ward; Mack; Hansen; Johnson, S.; Scott; Garofalo; Dean, M., and Lucero introduced:

H. F. 752, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for staggered terms of Metropolitan Council members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.123, subdivision 2a.

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

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 753, A bill for an act relating to health; adding mental health professionals and independent clinical social workers to the health professional education loan forgiveness program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, 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.

Nelson; Dehn, R.; Carlson; Freiberg; Hortman; Slocum; Erhardt; Hornstein and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 754, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Bottineau LRT project; 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.

Hilstrom, Cornish, Lesch, Knoblach, Zerwas and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 755, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for a grant for prosecutor and law enforcement training.

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. 756, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the commissioner of transportation to sell a certain parcel of land located north of Elgin.

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

McNamara, Schoen and Ward introduced:

H. F. 757, 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.

McNamara, Schoen and Ward introduced:

H. F. 758, A bill for an act relating to transportation; mass transit; appropriating money for the Red Rock Corridor transitway.

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

Scott and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 759, A bill for an act relating to data practices; modifying provisions on personnel data; requiring disclosure of certain sources of remuneration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.43, subdivision 2.

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

Johnson, S.; Hausman; Mahoney; Atkins and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 760, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the East Metro Rail Corridor; 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.

Johnson, S.; Hausman; Mahoney; Atkins and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 761, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the East Metro Rail Corridor.

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

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 762, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a sewer and water project in the city of Seaforth; 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.

Nash, Newton, Youakim, Zerwas and McDonald introduced:

H. F. 763, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing statutory cities to set candidate filing fees by ordinance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 205.13, subdivision 3.

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

Swedzinski, Anzelc, Koznick and Miller introduced:

H. F. 764, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a reduced rate for modular housing; modifying the definition of retail sale for installation of a modular home; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297A.61, subdivision 4; 297A.62, subdivision 3.

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

Kahn, Atkins, Metsa, Lillie, Hamilton and McNamara introduced:

H. F. 765, A bill for an act relating to gambling; permitting wagering on the results of certain professional or collegiate sports or athletic events; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349C.

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

Swedzinski, Anzelc and Koznick introduced:

H. F. 766, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a new classification rate for certain manufactured home parks; providing new rules for certain manufactured home parks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 273.124, by adding a subdivision; 273.13, subdivision 25.

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

Lucero, Howe, Hancock, Dettmer, Persell and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 767, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; exempting veterans from firearms safety certificate requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.020; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.015, subdivision 5a.

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

Schomacker, Loon, Kresha and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 768, A bill for an act relating to education; exempting Hendricks school district from the general reciprocity agreement.

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

Kresha, O'Driscoll, Howe, Theis, Baker and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 769, A bill for an act relating to state government; creating a small business compliance assistance grant program; eliminating statutory appropriations of penalty revenue to agencies; depositing revenue from certain penalties in a compliance assistance account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 17.102, subdivisions 4, 4a; 17A.11; 18B.05; 18C.131; 18D.323; 18G.10, subdivision 2; 18H.17; 18J.09; 21.115; 21.92; 25.39, subdivision 4; 27.041, subdivision 3; 32.21, subdivision 4; 34.07; 62J.536, subdivision 2b; 79A.06, subdivision 4; 84.7741, subdivision 10; 84D.15, subdivision 2; 103B.101, subdivision 12; 103G.27, subdivision 1; 115E.11; 144.386, subdivision 1; 144.7022, subdivision 4; 144.99, subdivision 4; 144A.472, subdivision 7; 144A.484, subdivision 8; 144E.31, subdivision 3; 153A.17; 168.27, subdivision 19a; 169.999, subdivision 5; 176.102, subdivision 3a; 176.103, subdivision 3; 176.129, subdivision 10; 176.130, subdivisions 8, 9; 176.1351, subdivision 5; 176.138; 176.139, subdivision 2; 176.181, subdivision 3; 176.182; 176.185, subdivision 5a; 176.194, subdivision 4; 176.221, subdivisions 3, 3a; 176.225, subdivision 5; 176.231, subdivision 10; 176.238, subdivision 10; 176.84, subdivision 2; 182.666, subdivision 7; 239.785, subdivision 6; 245A.10, subdivision 4; 297F.21, subdivision 3; 297G.20, subdivision 4; 297I.05, subdivision 5; 299A.80, subdivision 8; 299F.098; 299M.10; 325G.28, subdivision 1; 341.321; 349.151, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 116J.

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

Whelan, Uglem, Heintzeman, Rarick and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 770, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rum River Dam; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Marquart and Lien introduced:

H. F. 771, 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.

Considine; Hamilton; Dehn, R.; Schultz; Kahn; Laine; Davnie; Liebling; Erhardt; Mullery; Cornish; Baker; Loonan and Bly introduced:

H. F. 772, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for additional Cuba agricultural marketing efforts and outreach.

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

Lien; Pelowski; Johnson, C.; Swedzinski; Johnson, S.; Persell; Isaacson and Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 773, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to disclose certain information related to consultants providing advice or analysis to the board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136F.06, subdivision 2.

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

Kiel and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 774, A bill for an act relating to education finance; enhancing online college in the high school operations; increasing course offerings; providing additional online support to high schools in Minnesota; enhancing technology; appropriating money.

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

Kiel introduced:

H. F. 775, 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.

Sanders, Atkins, Kresha and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 776, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; prohibiting regulation of voice-over-Internet protocol service and Internet protocol-enabled service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 237.01, by adding subdivisions; 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.

Hamilton; Bernardy; Daniels; Halverson; Nornes; Laine; Dehn, R.; Barrett; Isaacson; Allen; Dean, M.; Zerwas; Lohmer; Kiel; Albright; Hertaus; Hoppe; Lien; McDonald; Gruenhagen and Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 777, A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating a grant program for spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury research; establishing the spinal cord and traumatic brain injury advisory council; 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.

Pierson; Liebling; Dean, M.; Dill and Norton introduced:

H. F. 778, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a statewide initiative for early dental prevention; establishing grants for dental chair expansion; 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.

Hamilton; Anderson, P.; Kiel; Poppe; Torkelson; Rarick; Backer; Marquart; Lueck; Fabian; Johnson, C.; Dill and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 779, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; creating the Agriculture Research, Education, and Technology Transfer Board; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41A.

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

Hamilton, McDonald, Schomacker, Fischer and Daniels introduced:

H. F. 780, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a tax credit for modification or improvements to homes of people with disabilities; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Bly; Hornstein; Dehn, R.; Anzelc; Davnie and Persell introduced:

H. F. 781, A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing a State Bank of Minnesota; authorizing beginning farmer loans; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.27, subdivisions 1, 3, 5; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 48B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.27, subdivision 4.

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

Runbeck, Drazkowski and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 782, A bill for an act relating to local governments; providing for reverse referendum approval of certain issuance of debt; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 416.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 783, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding fourth-degree assault protections to employees supervising and working directly with mentally ill and dangerous patients; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.2231, subdivision 3a.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 784, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing school district debt service equalization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.53, subdivisions 4, 5, 6.

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

Norton, Carlson, Marquart, Persell, Yarusso, Simonson, Allen, Winkler, Schultz, Bly, Hansen and Ward introduced:

H. F. 785, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying general education funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 786, A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying law enforcement surveillance technology; 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.

Pugh; O'Neill; Nash; Mack; Dean, M.; Sanders; Wills; Newberger; Rarick; Bennett; Drazkowski; Hamilton; Schomacker; Urdahl; Swedzinski; Whelan; Gruenhagen; Garofalo; McDonald; Hertaus; Knoblach; Green; Fabian; Baker; Albright and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 787, A bill for an act relating to health; limiting use of funds for state-sponsored health programs for funding abortions.

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

Scott; O'Neill; Franson; Nash; Dean, M.; Sanders; Mack; Wills; Newberger; Rarick; Bennett; Hamilton; Schomacker; Urdahl; Swedzinski; Whelan; Gruenhagen; Garofalo; McDonald; Hertaus; Knoblach; Green; Fabian; Baker; Albright and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 788, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring licensure of certain facilities that perform abortions; requiring a licensing fee; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Bly, Ward, Mariani, Hansen and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 789, A bill for an act relating to education; directing the Board of Teaching to adopt standards for a specialized license, endorsement, or credential for project-based learning; requiring a project-based learning proposal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.09, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lueck, Heintzeman, Lillie, McNamara and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 790, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area; 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.

Lueck, Heintzeman, Lillie, Hansen and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 791, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for Cuyuna Mountain bike system.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 792, A bill for an act relating to health records; adding adult children of a deceased patient to the definition of patient; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.291, subdivision 2.

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

Barrett; Scott; McNamara; Johnson, C.; Dill; Koznick; Mack; Cornish; Garofalo; Peterson and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 793, A bill for an act relating to skier and ski area responsibilities; establishing safety and liability standards; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 184C.

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

O'Driscoll, Nelson, Marquart, Pugh, Drazkowski, Albright and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 794, A bill for an act relating to surveying; streamlining and simplifying statutory sections; making technical and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 160.15, subdivisions 1, 3; 358.47; 381.12; 389.09, subdivision 1; 505.021, subdivisions 1, 5, 7, 9; 505.04; 505.1792, subdivision 1; 507.093; 508.47, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 160.15, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; 389.09, subdivision 2.

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

Mack, Halverson, Lohmer and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 795, A bill for an act relating to certain state government programs; implementing a cost-benefit approach to measure success of corrections and human services programs; appropriating money.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 796, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 2853, Lac Qui Parle Valley, to start the school year before Labor Day.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 797, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; motor vehicles; providing an exemption for used goods and used motor vehicles; 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 Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Knoblach, Davids, Loon, Albright, Pugh, Theis, Lohmer, Hancock, Lucero, Erickson, Gruenhagen and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 798, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the K-12 education expense subtraction and credit; extending the credit to tuition; increasing the subtraction and credit amounts; increasing the income phaseout for the credit; adjusting the credit and subtraction amount and credit phaseout threshold for inflation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.0674, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Fabian; Dill; Anderson, P.; Hamilton; Scott; Peterson; Hoppe and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 799, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; specifying the duty owed by owners of real property to trespassers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604A.

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

Cornish; Hilstrom; Hackbarth; Johnson, B.; Murphy, M.; Howe; Winkler; McNamara and Davids introduced:

H. F. 800, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money from the fire safety account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299F.012, subdivision 1.

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

Johnson, B. and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 801, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a new arson offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.5641, subdivision 1a; 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.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 802, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care assistance income eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 119B.09, subdivision 1.

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

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 803, A bill for an act relating to health; adding mental health professionals and county social workers specializing in child protection to the health professional education loan forgiveness program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, 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.

Christensen, Quam, Erickson, Kresha, Hertaus, Loonan, Fenton and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 804, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to contract with student information system vendors able to seamlessly transfer the records of students with disabilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 125A.085.

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

Youakim, O'Neill, Schoen, Yarusso, Allen, Selcer, Considine, Schultz, Baker and Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 805, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a working group to study and make recommendations on establishing a Silver Alert system; requiring a report.

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

Gunther, Schomacker, Miller, Swedzinski, Mahoney and Considine introduced:

H. F. 806, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Gunther, Baker, Schomacker, Miller, Swedzinski, Garofalo, Loonan, Mahoney, Moran and Lien introduced:

H. F. 807, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for redevelopment grants.

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

Gunther, Schomacker, Miller, Kiel, Swedzinski, Mahoney and Uglem introduced:

H. F. 808, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for innovative business development public infrastructure grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Gunther, Hancock, Schomacker, Albright and Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 809, A bill for an act relating to rural workforce development; providing for rural workforce system coordinators; requiring reports; appropriating money for rural workforce system coordinators; appropriating money for the Minnesota youth program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116L.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 810, 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.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 811, 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.

Bly introduced:

H. F. 812, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing an income tax credit for sales or rentals of agricultural assets to beginning farmers; providing an income tax credit for beginning farmer financial management programs; modifying the beginning farmer program administered by the Rural Finance Authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.06, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B.

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

Loonan, Mahoney, Garofalo, O'Neill and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 813, A bill for an act relating to energy; clarifying definitions pertaining to energy facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 216H.01, by adding a subdivision; 216H.03, subdivision 1.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 814, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring firearms safety training to include information regarding the use of alternative ammunition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.015, subdivision 1.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 815, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending requirements of special agricultural products permits for motor vehicle weight limits; providing for hauling certain products for use as a biofuel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.865, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 816, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public and private sales of certain tax-forfeited lands in St. Louis County.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 817, A bill for an act relating to higher education; encouraging saving for higher education expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.01, subdivision 19b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136G.

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

Zerwas, Hamilton, Schoen and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 818, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for the Minnesota Stroke System.

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

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 819, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to Grove City for wastewater infrastructure improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 820, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a merit-based academic excellence grant program for certain Minnesota undergraduate students; 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.

Green introduced:

H. F. 821, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for culvert replacement grants.

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

Green, Schomacker and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 822, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing temporary reductions in groundwater resources for calcareous fen management plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 103G.223.

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. 823, A bill for an act relating to water; modifying wetland replacement requirements for certain road projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 103G.222, subdivision 1.

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

Green introduced:

H. F. 824, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing an exception to public waters work permit requirements for certain road projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 103G.245, subdivision 2.

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

Peterson; Dean, M.; Knoblach; Loeffler and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 825, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for Safe Place for Newborns law.

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

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 826, A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighter relief associations; implementing the recommendations of the state auditor's volunteer firefighter working group; addressing various disbursement and accounting issues; addressing various benefit issues; updating volunteer fire state aid references; addressing various relief association establishment and membership issues; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 69.051, subdivision 1a; 69.80; 424A.001, by adding a subdivision; 424A.002, subdivision 1; 424A.016, subdivision 4; 424A.02, subdivisions 3, 3a, 9a; 424A.05, subdivisions 2, 3; 424A.092, subdivisions 3, 6; 424A.093, 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. 827, A bill for an act relating to children; extending the Task Force on the Protection of Children.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 828, A bill for an act relating to children; requiring the commissioner of human services to study the disproportionate representation of black and Indian children in out-of-home placements.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 829, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; modifying civil liability for labor and sex trafficking crimes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.284, subdivision 2.

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

Lucero; Cornish; Dill; Atkins; Anzelc; Gunther; Newberger; Urdahl; Whelan; Quam; Kresha; Howe; Heintzeman; Franson; Johnson, B.; Lueck; Anderson, M.; Lohmer; Hertaus; Garofalo; Nash; Pugh; Nornes; Backer; Rarick; McDonald; Erickson; Smith; O'Neill; Scott; Gruenhagen; Drazkowski and Albright introduced:

H. F. 830, A bill for an act relating to public safety; permitting sale and purchase of firearms in any state where lawful under federal Gun Control Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 624.71.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 831, A bill for an act relating to data practices; eliminating a restriction on disclosure of data related to a complaint or charge against certain public employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.43, subdivision 2.

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

Hamilton and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 832, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for local public health grants.

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

Fabian, Dill, Torkelson and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 833, A bill for an act relating to waters; requiring adoption of rules for regulating discharge of dredged and fill material into state waters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 103G.2375.

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

Uglem, Hansen, Fischer, Torkelson and McNamara introduced:

H. F. 834, A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting sale of certain personal care products containing synthetic plastic microbeads; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 835, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying certain general education finance provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 13.

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

Franson; Norton; Kiel; Fischer; Selcer; Urdahl; Nornes; Hamilton; Newton; Rosenthal; Hilstrom; Lillie; Considine; Zerwas; Atkins; Dehn, R.; Laine; Loeffler and Ward introduced:

H. F. 836, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying coverage for autism spectrum disorders; amending Laws 2013, chapter 108, article 12, sections 2; 106.

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

Davids; Hoppe; Atkins; Erhardt; Isaacson; Anzelc; Garofalo; Sanders; Gunther; Selcer; O'Neill; Torkelson; Loon; Barrett; Dehn, R.; Mahoney; O'Driscoll; Pelowski; Lillie; Loonan; Knoblach; Norton; Applebaum; Vogel; Melin and Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 837, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; estates; modifying the definition of domicile; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 7; 291.005, subdivision 1.

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

Christensen, Peterson, Newton and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 838, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for equity in telecommunications access.

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

Knoblach and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 839, A bill for an act relating to state finances; adjusting the date of the February forecast; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.103, subdivision 1.

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

Sanders and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 840, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying various provisions related to election administration, including provisions related to school districts, voters, ballots, candidates, and other election related provisions; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 123B.09, subdivision 1; 200.02, by adding subdivisions; 201.071, subdivision 1; 201.158; 203B.07, subdivision 1; 203B.08, subdivisions 1, 3; 203B.121, subdivision 2; 203B.17, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 1b; 204B.19, subdivision 6; 204B.45, subdivision 2; 204C.04, subdivision 2; 204C.08, subdivision 1d; 204C.35, subdivisions 1, 2; 204C.36, subdivisions 1, 2; 204C.40, subdivision 2; 204D.27, subdivision 11; 209.021, subdivisions 2, 3; 209.09, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204B.14, subdivision 6; 204C.30, subdivision 1.

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

Dettmer, Newton, Lueck, Howe, Persell, Wills and Ward introduced:

H. F. 841, A bill for an act relating to higher education; granting resident status for purposes of higher education grants and scholarships to members of the state's National Guard who reside in the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136A.101, subdivision 8.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 842, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for child care improvement grants.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 843, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Departments of Employment and Economic Development, Labor and Industry, and Commerce; the Bureau of Mediation Services; Housing Finance Agency; Explore Minnesota Tourism; Boards of Accountancy, AELSLAGID, Cosmetologist Examiners, and Barber Examiners; Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals; and Public Utilities Commission; making policy and technical changes; modifying fees; providing penalties; requiring reports; modifying data sharing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16C.144, by adding subdivisions; 45.0135, subdivision 7; 115C.09, subdivision 1; 116J.8738, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 216B.62, subdivisions 2, 3b, by adding a subdivision; 268.035, subdivisions 6, 21b, 26, 30; 268.051, subdivision 7; 268.07, subdivisions 2, 3b; 268.085, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.095, subdivisions 1, 10; 268.105, subdivisions 3, 7; 268.136, subdivision 1; 268.194, subdivision 1; 325F.71, subdivisions 1, 2; 326B.092, subdivision 7; 326B.096; 326B.986, subdivisions 5, 8; 341.321; 609.2335, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116L; 268A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 45A.

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

Loon introduced:

H. F. 844, A bill for an act relating to education; providing funding and policy for early childhood and family, prekindergarten through grade 12, and adult education, including general education, education excellence, special education, facilities, technology, nutrition, libraries, accounting, early childhood, education, self-sufficiency, lifelong learning, and state agencies; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120A.41; 122A.415, subdivision 1; 124D.1158, subdivision 3; 124D.15, subdivision 5; 124D.162; 124D.165, subdivision 2; 124D.42, subdivision 8; 124D.59, subdivision 2; 125A.79, subdivision 1; 126C.05, subdivision 1; 126C.10, subdivisions 2, 13a; 127A.41, subdivisions 8, 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.15, subdivision 3a; 124D.16, subdivisions 2, 3, 5.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 845, A bill for an act relating to education; postsecondary; establishing a budget for higher education; appropriating money to the Office of Higher Education, the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota, and the Mayo Clinic; modifying the state grant deduction; making changes to the assigned family responsibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 136A.101, subdivision 5a; 136A.121, subdivision 5.

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

McNamara and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 846, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for agriculture, environment, and natural resources; providing retail food establishment and food handler license fees; making policy and technical changes to various agricultural related provisions, including provisions related to pesticide control, plant protection, nursery law, seeds, food handlers, food, farmland, farming, and loans; establishing the farm opportunity loan program; modifying agency rulemaking; modifying fees and surcharges; creating accounts; regulating priority chemicals in children's products; modifying prior appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.643, subdivision 1; 13.7411, subdivision 8; 14.365; 18B.01, subdivisions 28, 29; 18B.32, subdivision 1; 18B.33, subdivision 1; 18B.34, subdivision 1; 18C.425, subdivision 6; 18G.10, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 18H.02, subdivision 20, by adding subdivisions; 18H.06, subdivision 2; 18H.07; 21.81, by adding subdivisions; 21.82, subdivisions 2, 4; 21.85, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 21.89, subdivision 2; 21.891, subdivisions 2, 5; 25.39, subdivision 1; 28A.03, by adding subdivisions; 28A.08, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 28A.082, subdivision 1; 31.39, subdivision 1; 32.394, subdivisions 8, 8b; 41B.03, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 41B.04, subdivision 17; 41B.043, subdivision 3; 41B.045, subdivisions 3, 4; 41B.046, subdivision 5; 41B.047, subdivisions 1, 4; 41B.048, subdivision 6; 41B.049, subdivision 4; 41B.055, subdivision 3; 41B.056, subdivision 2; 41B.06; 85.055, subdivision 1; 86B.415, subdivision 7; 116.07, subdivision 4d; 116.9401; 116.9402; 116.9403; 116.9405; 116.9406; 500.24, subdivision 4; Laws 2013, chapter 137, article 2, section 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 15; 41B; 84; 103B; 116; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 17.115; 28A.08, subdivision 3; 41A.12, subdivision 4; 84.68.

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

Kelly introduced:

H. F. 847, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing the governor's budget for transportation; appropriating money for transportation, Metropolitan Council, and public safety activities; establishing a gross receipts motor fuels tax; modifying the metropolitan area transit sales tax; amending provisions governing transportation finance; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16E.15, subdivision 2; 117.036, subdivisions 2, 4; 161.231; 161.46, subdivision 2; 162.18, by adding a subdivision; 168.013, subdivision 1a; 168D.06; 169.475, by adding a subdivision; 296A.11; 296A.12; 296A.16, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 4b, 5; 296A.18, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 297A.99, subdivision 1; 299D.09; 360.024; 360.305, subdivision 4; Laws 2012, First Special Session chapter 1, article 1, section 4, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 174; 219; 296A; 297A; 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 299E.02; 473.4051, subdivision 2.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 848, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for tax reductions to middle class families; closing loopholes; providing tax fairness; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16D.08, subdivision 2; 270.80, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, by adding subdivisions; 270.81, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 270.82; 270.83, subdivisions 1, 2; 270.84; 270.86; 270.87; 270C.03, subdivision 1; 270C.33, subdivision 6; 272.02, subdivision 9; 275.025, subdivisions 1, 4; 289A.60, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivision 4a, by adding a subdivision; 290.067, subdivisions 1, 2, 2b, 3; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.0674, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 290.068, subdivision 2; 290.17, subdivision 4; 290.191, subdivision 5; 290.21, subdivision 4; 290A.03, subdivision 13; 290B.03, subdivision 1; 290B.04, subdivision 1; 291.03, by adding a subdivision; 296A.01, subdivision 12; 296A.08, subdivision 2; 297A.815, subdivision 3; 297A.94; 297H.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 270.81, subdivision 4; 270.83, subdivision 3; 290.067, subdivision 2a; Minnesota Rules, parts 8106.0100, subparts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 17, 17a, 18, 19, 20, 21; 8106.0300, subparts 1, 3; 8106.0400; 8106.0500; 8106.0600; 8106.0700; 8106.0800; 8106.9900.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 849, A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; modifying disaster assistance; appropriating money for courts, Guardian Ad Litem Board, Uniform Laws Commission, Board on Judicial Standards, Board of Public Defense, sentencing guidelines, public safety, Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board, Private Detective Board, human rights, and corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 12.221, subdivision 6; 12B.15, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 12B.25, subdivision 1; 12B.40; Laws 2013, chapter 86, article 1, section 9.

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

Liebling and Schultz introduced:

H. F. 850, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the health and human services budget; modifying provisions governing children and family services, chemical and mental health services, withdrawal management programs, direct care and treatment, operations, health care, continuing care, and Department of Health programs; making changes to medical assistance, general assistance, Minnesota supplemental aid, Northstar Care for Children, MinnesotaCare, child care assistance, and group residential housing programs; modifying child support provisions; establishing standards for withdrawal management programs; modifying requirements for background studies; making changes to provisions governing the health information exchange; requiring reports; making technical changes; modifying certain fees for Department of Health programs; modifying fees of certain health-related licensing boards; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62A.045; 62J.498; 62J.4981; 62J.4982, subdivisions 4, 5; 119B.07; 119B.10, subdivision 1; 119B.11, subdivision 2a; 124D.165, subdivision 4; 144.057, subdivision 1; 144.3831, subdivision 1; 144.9501, subdivisions 22b, 26b, by adding a subdivision; 144.9505; 144.9508; 144A.70, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 144A.71; 144A.72; 144A.73; 144D.01, by adding a subdivision; 145A.131, subdivision 1; 148.57, subdivisions 1, 2; 148.59; 148E.180, subdivisions 2, 5; 149A.20, subdivisions 5, 6; 149A.40, subdivision 11; 149A.65; 149A.92, subdivision 1; 149A.97, subdivision 7; 150A.091, subdivisions 4, 5, 11, by adding subdivisions; 150A.31; 151.065, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 157.16; 174.30, by adding a subdivision; 245C.03, by adding subdivisions; 245C.08, subdivision 1; 245C.10, by adding subdivisions; 245C.12; 246.54, subdivision 1; 246B.01, subdivision 2b; 246B.10; 254B.05, subdivision 5; 256.01, by adding a subdivision; 256.015, subdivision 7; 256.017, subdivision 1; 256.741, subdivisions 1, 2; 256.962, by adding a subdivision; 256.969, subdivisions 1, 2b, 9; 256B.059, subdivision 5; 256B.0622, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0624, subdivision 7; 256B.0625, subdivisions 9, 13h, 58, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0631; 256B.0757; 256B.092, subdivision 13; 256B.49, subdivision 24; 256B.75; 256B.76, subdivisions 2, 4; 256D.01, subdivision 1b; 256D.44, subdivisions 2, 5; 256I.01; 256I.02; 256I.03, subdivisions 3, 7, 8, by adding subdivisions; 256I.04; 256I.05, subdivisions 1c, 1g, by adding a subdivision; 256I.06; 256L.01, subdivisions 3a, 5; 256L.03, subdivision 5; 256L.04, subdivisions 1a, 1c, 7b, 10; 256L.05, subdivisions 3, 3a, 4, by adding a subdivision; 256L.06, subdivision 3; 256L.11, subdivision 7; 256L.121, subdivision 1; 256L.15, subdivision 2; 256N.22, subdivisions 9, 10; 256N.24, subdivision 4; 256N.25, subdivision 1; 256N.27, subdivision 2; 259A.75; 260C.007, subdivisions 27, 32; 260C.203; 260C.212, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 260C.221; 260C.331, subdivision 1; 260C.451, subdivisions 2, 6; 260C.515, subdivision 5; 260C.521, subdivisions 1, 2; 260C.607, subdivision 4; 282.241, subdivision 1; 297A.70, subdivision 7; 514.73; 514.981, subdivision 2; 518A.32, subdivision 2; 518A.39, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 518A.41, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 14, 15; 518A.46, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 518A.51; 518A.53, subdivision 4; 518C.802; 580.032, subdivision 1; Laws 2014, chapter 189, sections 5; 10; 11; 16; 17; 18; 19; 23; 24; 27; 28; 29; 31; 43; 50; 51; 73; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 15; 119B; 144; 144D; 245; 256B; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245F; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.142; 256.969, subdivision 30; 256B.69, subdivision 32; 256L.02, subdivision 3; 256L.05, subdivisions 1b, 1c, 3c, 5; Minnesota Rules, part 8840.5900, subparts 12, 14.

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

Howe, Heintzeman and Kresha introduced:

H. F. 851, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying provisions governing nonconforming lots in shoreland areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 394.36, subdivision 5; 462.357, subdivision 1e.

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

Howe; Anderson, P.; Heintzeman and Kresha introduced:

H. F. 852, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying provisions governing nonconforming lots in shoreland areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 394.36, subdivision 5; 462.357, subdivision 1e.

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

Metsa, Melin, Anzelc, Dill and Lueck introduced:

H. F. 853, A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting application of wild rice water quality standards until certain conditions are met.

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

Christensen, Peterson, Newton and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 854, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing school district operating capital revenue; reserving revenue for technology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 13.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 855, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying certain general education revenue provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Christensen, Kresha, Peterson, Newton and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 856, A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing special technology revenue; providing revenue authority to school districts, charter schools, intermediate districts, and other cooperative units; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 857, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the capital project referendum; equalizing the capital project referendum levy; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.63, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions.

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

Pierson, Davnie, Mariani and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 858, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing grants for collaborative urban educator recruitment and training programs; appropriating money.

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

Kresha; Christensen; Erhardt; Anderson, S., and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 859, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing a grant to the Minnesota Council on Economic Education; appropriating money.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 860, A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing a long-term facilities maintenance revenue program for school districts and charter schools; equalizing the long-term maintenance levy; eliminating the alternative facilities, deferred maintenance and health and safety revenue programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.57; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 123B.59; 123B.591.

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

Albright; Dean, M., and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 861, A bill for an act relating to health; removing the term "nonprofit" from certain provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62C.01; 62C.02, subdivision 6; 62D.02, subdivision 4.

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

Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 862, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; clarifying the definition of retail sales as it relates to fiber optic and communication cable; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.61, subdivision 4.

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

Franson; Norton; Lohmer; Kiel; Fischer; Urdahl; Nornes; Hamilton; Newton; Rosenthal; Hilstrom; Lillie; Considine; Zerwas; Atkins; Dehn, R.; Selcer; Laine and Ward introduced:

H. F. 863, A bill for an act relating to insurance; modifying insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorder; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62A.3094, subdivision 2.

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

Sanders, Hoppe, Garofalo, Loonan and Davids introduced:

H. F. 864, A bill for an act relating to insurance fraud; regulating response or incident data; providing an administrative penalty for insurance fraud; creating a process for deauthorization of the right of health care providers to receive certain payments under chapter 65B; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.82, subdivision 6; 45.0135, by adding a subdivision; 169.09, subdivision 13; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 45.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 865, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tobacco; providing penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.63, subdivisions 1, 2; 297F.01, subdivision 14; 297F.03, subdivisions 5, 6; 297F.04, subdivisions 1, 2; 297F.13, subdivision 4; 297F.19, by adding a subdivision; 297F.20, by adding subdivisions; 609.035, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297F.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 866, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care assistance program reimbursement rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 119B.13, subdivisions 1, 3b.

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

Moran; Franson; Laine; Loeffler; Liebling; Dehn, R.; Ward; Winkler and Pinto introduced:

H. F. 867, A bill for an act relating to human services; forecasting the basic sliding fee child care assistance program; modifying child care assistance provider reimbursement rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 119B.011, subdivision 19b; 119B.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 119B.03, subdivision 9; 119B.035, subdivisions 1, 4; 119B.05, subdivisions 1, 5; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.09, subdivision 4a; 119B.13, subdivision 1; 256.017, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 119B.011, subdivision 20a; 119B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 6b, 8; 119B.09, subdivision 3; Minnesota Rules, parts 3400.0020, subpart 8; 3400.0030; 3400.0060, subparts 2, 4, 6, 6a, 7.

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

Mack and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 868, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the medical assistance reimbursement rate for critical access mental health services provided by certain providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.763.

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

Franson, Peterson, Gruenhagen, Laine, Albright, Lillie and Allen introduced:

H. F. 869, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the MFIP cash assistance payment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256J.35.

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

Schomacker, Mariani, Clark, Fischer and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 870, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for a grant for services to persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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

Hamilton, Loon, Gunther, Mariani, Lillie, Zerwas, Fischer and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 871, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a connection center facility.

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

Albright, Davids, Mahoney, Hertaus and Vogel introduced:

H. F. 872, A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a technology corporate franchise tax certificate transfer program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 29; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

Sundin, Simonson and Schultz introduced:

H. F. 873, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Carlton County to levy a tax for recreation purposes; amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 3, section 51.

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

Rarick, O'Driscoll, Davids, Swedzinski and Backer introduced:

H. F. 874, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a sales tax exemption for a wastewater treatment facility owned by the city of Mora; appropriating money.

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

Anderson, S.; Mack; Dean, M., and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 875, A bill for an act relating to children; requiring reports of maltreatment; establishing a crime of chemical endangerment of unborn children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.5561, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.

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

Peterson and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 876, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding to area learning centers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 123A.05, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 127A.47, subdivision 7.

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

Anderson, P.; Newton and Anderson, M. introduced:

H. F. 877, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying group residential housing by requiring a supplementary service rate for a facility in Stearns County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256I.05, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 878, A bill for an act relating to elevators; providing an exemption from certain elevator code requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326B.188.

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

Anderson, P. and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 879, A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing an agricultural educator grant program; appropriating money.

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

Anderson, P.; Swedzinski and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 880, A bill for an act relating to education; postsecondary; providing loan forgiveness to individuals teaching in agricultural education; authorizing rulemaking; 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 Agriculture Policy.

Rosenthal, Franson, Winkler, Selcer, Ward, Applebaum and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 881, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; establishing a tax credit for certain qualified child care expenses; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Rosenthal, Winkler, Slocum and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 882, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the state forecast include the rate of inflation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.103, subdivisions 1a, 1b.

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

Rosenthal, Kahn and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 883, A bill for an act relating to state government; specifying parameters for state budget forecasts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.103, subdivision 1a.

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

Wills; Murphy, E.; Lillie; Davids; Kahn; Norton and Quam introduced:

H. F. 884, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Minnesota Children's Museum.

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

Freiberg; Carlson; Hornstein; Dehn, R.; Nelson and Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 885, A resolution memorializing the Surface Transportation Board to require an environmental impact statement on construction of railroad connector track in Crystal, Minnesota, which permits an alternative routing of unit trains transporting oil products through the Twin Cities metropolitan area.

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

Baker, Clark, Isaacson, Simonson, Kiel and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 886, A bill for an act relating to housing finance; appropriating money for the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency.

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

O'Driscoll, Metsa, Newton, Lueck and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 887, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; dedicating unclaimed lottery prize money for acquisition of certain school trust lands; providing for condemnation of school trust lands to be acquired; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 94.165, subdivision 2; 349A.08, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 92.

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

Kiel, Hamilton and Fabian introduced:

H. F. 888, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for mentoring and farm business management program challenge grants.

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

Hilstrom, O'Neill, Franson, Newton and Uglem introduced:

H. F. 889, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the offense of fifth degree criminal sexual conduct; creating the crime of adulteration by bodily fluid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 243.166, subdivision 1b; 609.3451, subdivision 1; 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.

Schomacker, Hamilton and Davids introduced:

H. F. 890, A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; providing local government aid penalty forgiveness; modifying appropriations.

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

Newberger, O'Neill, Swedzinski, Metsa, Dill, Anzelc, Green, McDonald, Fabian, Theis, Lien, Hancock, Gunther and Baker introduced:

H. F. 891, A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for local authority over permit applications by large energy facilities powered by solar generating systems; requiring surety bonds for certain solar generating facilities; 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.

Moran, Ward, Kresha, Laine, Winkler and Miller introduced:

H. F. 892, A resolution relating to the use of current science on childhood brain development, adverse childhood experiences, and toxic stress to prevent child abuse and neglect before it starts and ensure the well-being of all Minnesota children.

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

Moran, Ward, Kresha, Laine, Winkler and Miller introduced:

H. F. 893, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; providing a child abuse prevention checkoff; requiring tax preparers to notify clients of option to contribute; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 270C.445, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Kiel, Lien, Backer, Marquart and Fabian introduced:

H. F. 894, A bill for an act relating to taxation; economic development; providing permanent tax reduction authority to border city enterprise zones; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 469.169, 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.

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

H. F. 895, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the China Friendship Garden in Phalen-Keller Regional Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mahoney; Johnson, S.; Murphy, E., and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 896, A bill for an act relating to the arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Chinese garden.

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

Davnie, Winkler, Wagenius and Persell introduced:

H. F. 897, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to adopt a policy on recess for elementary school students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 121A.215.

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

Backer, Lien, Marquart and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 898, A bill for an act relating to State Building Code; authorizing border cities to adopt changes to the code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326B.121, subdivision 2.

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

Runbeck and Scott introduced:

H. F. 899, A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing transitway development and finance; establishing certain legislative authorization requirements; specifying permissible uses and prioritizing uses of revenue from a metropolitan transportation area sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 174.636, by adding a subdivision; 174.92; 174.93, subdivision 1; 297A.992, subdivisions 1, 6, 6a; 398A.04, by adding a subdivision; 473.399, by adding a subdivision; 473.4051, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.992, subdivision 12.

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

Johnson, S.; Mahoney; Moran and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 900, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing training for peace officers in de-escalation techniques; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.8452, subdivision 2.

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

Hancock and Fabian introduced:

H. F. 901, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for a weather transmitter.

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

Hancock, Garofalo, Rarick, Heintzeman, Drazkowski, Green and Fabian introduced:

H. F. 902, A bill for an act proposing amendments to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 4, and article V, sections 2 and 4; placing limits on the terms of office of legislators and executive officers.

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

Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 903, A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying the state's option to prepurchase propane and fuel oil for distribution to low-income customers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.0951.

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

Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 904, A bill for an act relating to energy; adding definitions pertaining to propane; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 216B.02, by adding subdivisions; 216B.2421, subdivision 2.

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

Kahn, Gunther and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 905, A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing director of the State Lottery to operate slot machines at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A.

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

Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 906, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; modifying certain protections related to public participation in government; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 554.01, subdivision 6; 554.05; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 554; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 604A.34.

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

Anderson, P.; Torkelson; Hamilton; Franson; Backer and Miller introduced:

H. F. 907, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for fertilizer research grants.

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

Pugh, Wills, Fischer, Hertaus, Fenton, Hausman, Isaacson, Runbeck, Laine, Freiberg and Nash introduced:

H. F. 908, A bill for an act relating to clean water; appropriating money for grants for local inflow and infiltration reduction programs.

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

Hausman; Mahoney; Johnson, S.; Moran and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 909, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the St. Paul College Health and Science Alliance Center addition and West Tower spaces; 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.

Newberger and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 910, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying licensing exclusions for the direct sale of certain prepared food; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 28A.15, subdivision 9.

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

Johnson, S.; Mahoney; Moran and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 911, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring Metropolitan Council to broadcast announcements in light rail transit cars and stations in several languages; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

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

Carlson and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 912, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for highway-rail grade separation project in Crystal; 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.

Carlson, Winkler and Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 913, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of the Plymouth Ice 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.

Carlson, Winkler, Applebaum and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 914, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for highway-rail grade separation project in Plymouth; 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.

Barrett and Davids introduced:

H. F. 915, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; taxation; modifying a sales tax exemption for certain passenger automobiles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297B.025, subdivision 1.

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

Heintzeman and Lueck introduced:

H. F. 916, A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making certain county offices appointive in Crow Wing County.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 917, A bill for an act relating to transportation; motor vehicles; eliminating sunset of mini truck operation authority and regulations; amending Laws 2009, chapter 158, section 10, as amended.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 918, A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing unconventional vehicles; providing for vehicle registration, titling, and operation on streets and highways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168.002, subdivision 24; 168A.05, by adding a subdivision; 169.011, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

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

Green, Daudt, Peppin, Anzelc and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 919, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for effect of orderly annexation agreement; limiting the annexation by ordinance of certain parcels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 414.0325, subdivision 6.

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

Drazkowski and Davids introduced:

H. F. 920, A bill for an act relating to economic development; the destination medical center; modifying computation of the city's local contribution; restricting the use of funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 469.40, subdivision 11, as amended; 469.45, subdivisions 1, 2; 469.46; 469.47, subdivision 4, as amended, by adding a subdivision; Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 8, section 43, subdivision 3, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 921, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for a long-term care savings plan; providing for an income tax subtraction for contributions made to the long-term care savings plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 922, A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring local referenda related to spending to be conducted on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 123B.63, subdivision 3; 126C.17, subdivision 9; 205.10, subdivision 1; 205A.05, subdivision 1; 216B.46; 237.19; 275.60; 275.73; 412.221, subdivision 2; 412.301; 426.19, subdivision 2; 447.045; 452.11; 455.24; 455.29; 459.06, subdivision 1; 469.053, subdivision 5; 469.0724; 469.107, subdivision 2; 469.190, subdivisions 1, 5; 471.57, subdivision 3; 471.571, subdivision 3; 471.572, subdivisions 2, 4; 475.59; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.17, subdivision 11; 205.10, subdivision 3.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 923, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; property; providing tax incentives for barn preservation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 273.11, by adding a subdivision; 290.0681, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision.

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

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 924, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate; increasing and making the exclusion amount portable between spouses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.38, by adding a subdivision; 291.016, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 925, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 2164, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton, Independent School District No. 146, Barnesville, and Independent School District No. 2854, Ada-Borup, to start the school year before Labor Day.

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

Miller, Backer, Swedzinski, Urdahl, Hausman and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 926, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional public television station in Appleton; 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 and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 927, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of Robert Street in West St. Paul; 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.

Baker introduced:

H. F. 928, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 345, New London-Spicer, to start the school year before Labor Day.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Baker introduced:

H. F. 929, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 347, Willmar, to start the school year before Labor Day.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Wills, Halverson, Hansen, Atkins and Koznick introduced:

H. F. 930, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Dakota County Technical College transportation and emerging technologies renovation project; 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.

Urdahl; Swedzinski; Davids; Gruenhagen; Howe; Dean, M.; Franson and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 931, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for city of Litchfield's phase 2 power generation improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 932, A bill for an act relating to prevailing wages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 177.42, subdivision 4.

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. 933, A bill for an act relating to children; establishing interview requirements for children who are subjects of maltreatment reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.556, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Carlson introduced:

H. F. 934, A bill for an act relating to local government; prohibiting political subdivisions from paying more than ten percent over the appraised value to acquire real property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16B.297, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 935, A bill for an act relating to water; establishing a nitrate reduction program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Newton; Johnson, C., and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 936, A bill for an act relating to higher education; increasing the obligation of the state to support the cost of instruction within the state colleges and universities through direct appropriation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 135A.031, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Policy and Finance.

Newton introduced:

H. F. 937, A bill for an act relating to transportation; roads; authorizing municipal street improvement districts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 435.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 938, A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; allowing unorganized territories to be eligible for township aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 477A.013, subdivision 1; 477A.014, subdivision 1; 477A.03, subdivision 2c.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Baker, Clark, Scott, Schoen, Lesch, Gunther and Isaacson introduced:

H. F. 939, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for career education and job skills training.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 940, A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making certain county offices appointive in Cottonwood County.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 941, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for veterinary diagnostic laboratory equipment and facilities.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Finance.

Hansen and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 942, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; abolishing the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute and transferring its duties to the Department of Agriculture; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 3.971, subdivision 6; 15A.086; 28A.21, subdivision 2; 41A.105, subdivision 2; 352D.02, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13D.08, subdivision 12; 116V.01; 116V.02; 116V.03.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Swedzinski; Davids; Persell; Kiel; Kahn; Petersburg; Nornes; Poppe; Howe; Carlson; Murphy, M.; Dettmer; Loonan and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 943, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for equipment grants to public television.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Kelly, Uglem, Sanders, Hornstein, Bernardy, Erhardt, Norton, McNamara, Kahn and Howe introduced:

H. F. 944, A bill for an act relating to highways; providing for use of certain national standards in design and construction of state-aid streets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 162.02, by adding a subdivision; 162.09, by adding a subdivision; 174.75, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Isaacson and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 945, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; expanding the membership of the Urban Initiative Board; authorizing African heritage urban challenge grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 116M.15, subdivision 1; 116M.18, 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.

Hackbarth; Loon; McNamara; Sanders; Anderson, S.; Wills; Hansen; Atkins; Masin; Nelson; Hornstein; Clark; Kahn; Winkler; Dean, M.; Uglem; Hausman; Fischer; Lillie; Johnson, S.; Newton; Carlson; Erhardt; Hoppe; Christensen and Albright introduced:

H. F. 946, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for operation and maintenance of metropolitan regional parks.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Kresha; Marquart; Christensen; Mariani; Wills; Nornes; Murphy, M., and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 947, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an after-school community learning grant program; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Atkins and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 948, A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; making changes relating to games, licensing, reporting, and other regulatory provisions; making technical, clarifying, and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 349.12, subdivisions 3c, 18; 349.16, by adding a subdivision; 349.161, by adding a subdivision; 349.163, by adding a subdivision; 349.1635, by adding a subdivision; 349.1641; 349.165, subdivision 5; 349.166; 349.168, subdivision 8; 349.169; 349.17, subdivisions 3, 7, 9; 349.1721, subdivision 4; 349.173; 349.181, subdivision 3; 349.19, subdivisions 2, 5; 349.211, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 349.19, subdivision 9b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 949, A bill for an act relating to estate taxation; establishing a single exclusion amount for the Minnesota taxable estate; establishing a single rate; eliminating the recapture tax; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1; 291.016, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1a; 289A.12, subdivision 18; 289A.18, subdivision 3a; 289A.20, subdivision 3a; 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, 11.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 950, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the sale of group health policies to school organizations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60K.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Lueck; Johnson, C.; Fabian; Anderson, P.; Davids; Baker; Anzelc; Kiel; Heintzeman and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 951, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying rules for assessor accreditation and assistants to county assessors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 270C.9901; 273.061, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

O'Neill, Isaacson, Newberger, Daniels, Bernardy, Norton, Christensen, Lien, Barrett, Simonson and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 952, A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating a pilot grant program for student loan debt repayment counseling; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Policy and Finance.

O'Driscoll, Pelowski, Hoppe, Scott and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 953, A bill for an act relating to real property; clarifying the mortgage foreclosure by advertisement publication requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 582.25; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 580.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Schomacker, Davids, Mack, Atkins and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 954, A bill for an act relating to insurance; long-term care; reducing the minimum permitted inflation protection for a long-term care insurance partnership policy; continuing to permit other types of inflation protection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62S.23, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Gunther; Mahoney; Johnson, C., and Considine introduced:

H. F. 955, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for entrepreneurial development; requiring reports.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy.

Gunther, Mahoney, Schomacker, Miller, Kiel, Considine and Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 956, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for transportation economic development grants; 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.

Gunther, Schomacker, Miller, Swedzinski, Mahoney, Considine and Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 957, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a southern and southwestern Minnesota initiative foundation collaborative project.

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. 958, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate; increasing the exclusion amount; modifying rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 959, A bill for an act relating to military and veterans affairs; appropriating money for military affairs and veterans affairs.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Mack; Backer; Dean, M.; Allen and Yarusso introduced:

H. F. 960, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; changing licensing provisions for the Board of Social Work; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 148E.075; 148E.080, subdivisions 1, 2; 148E.180, subdivisions 2, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 148E.060, subdivision 12.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Dill and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 961, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing residents of Minnesota veterans homes to take antlerless deer without permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.465, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Veterans Affairs Division.

Franson introduced:

H. F. 962, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing bottle sales for microdistilleries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.22, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Hamilton, Gunther, Pelowski, Hoppe and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 963, A bill for an act relating to utilities; establishing requirements relating to crossing railroad rights-of-way by utilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Wills, Erickson, Dettmer, Kresha, Christensen and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 964, A bill for an act relating to education; implementing portions of the 2013 legislative auditor's report on special education.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 965, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the disclosure of preliminary screening test results under certain circumstances in DWI proceedings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169A.41, 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.

Hertaus and Newton introduced:

H. F. 966, A bill for an act relating to claims; providing for compensation of inmates who erroneously serve an extended prison term; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 3.738, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.

Baker, Urdahl, Kahn, Lillie, Daniels, Knoblach, Miller, Theis, Clark and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 967, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Somali arts and cultural heritage programs.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Legacy Funding Finance.

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 968, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting the first tier of commercial-industrial property from the state general levy; reducing the amount of the state general levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.025, subdivisions 1, 2, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Hertaus; Howe; Dehn, R.; Considine; Schoen; Lucero; Newberger; O'Neill; Lohmer; Zerwas; Hilstrom; Johnson, B.; Newton and Miller introduced:

H. F. 969, A bill for an act relating to public safety; corrections; requiring persons placed on intensive supervised release from prison to be placed on electronic monitoring immediately upon release; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 244.15, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Schomacker, Lillie, Zerwas, Masin and Loon introduced:

H. F. 970, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a grant program to encourage advanced care planning; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Schomacker, Lillie, Zerwas, Masin and Loon introduced:

H. F. 971, A bill for an act relating to health; awarding a grant to a statewide advance care planning resource organization; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Zerwas, Moran, Fischer, Hansen, Newton and Lueck introduced:

H. F. 972, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Smile Healthy Minnesota 2016 grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Zerwas; Dean, M.; Schoen; Halverson; Hamilton; Laine; McDonald; Baker; Albright; Fischer; Carlson and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 973, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the collaboration of community services partners demonstration project.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

McDonald, Halverson, Mack, Liebling, Pierson, Franson, Gruenhagen and Persell introduced:

H. F. 974, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for programs related to reducing fetal alcohol syndrome and related effects.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Hamilton, Liebling, Zerwas, Norton and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 975, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying requirements for the State Quality Council and regional quality councils; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.097, subdivisions 3, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

McDonald and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 976, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying eligibility for group residential housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256I.04, subdivision 1; 256I.06, subdivision 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Zerwas, Hamilton, Liebling, Persell and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 977, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for long-term homeless supportive services.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Zerwas, Schoen, Pierson and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 978, A bill for an act relating to health professions; licensing genetic counselors; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147F.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Moran, Ward, Kresha, Laine, Winkler and Miller introduced:

H. F. 979, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a task force to identify evidence-based and evidence-informed solutions to reduce children's exposure to adverse childhood experiences.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Halverson and Mack introduced:

H. F. 980, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying licensing requirements for foster care providers; modifying home and community-based services standards; modifying the disability waiver rate system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 245A.155, subdivisions 1, 2; 245A.65, subdivision 2; 245D.02, by adding a subdivision; 245D.04, subdivision 3; 245D.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 245D.06, subdivisions 1, 2, 7; 245D.07, subdivision 2; 245D.071, subdivision 5; 245D.09, subdivisions 3, 5; 245D.22, subdivision 4; 245D.31, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 256B.4914, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Peterson; Dean, M., and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 981, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; changing provisions for licensing of optometrists, doctors, and chiropractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 148.52; 148.54; 148.57; 148.574; 148.575; 148.577; 148.59; 148.603; 364.09; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 148.571; 148.572; 148.573, subdivision 1; 148.576, subdivisions 1, 2; 151.37, subdivision 11.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Urdahl, Loon, Mariani, Kresha, Erickson, Wills, Lucero, Pierson, Whelan, Winkler, Yarusso, Nornes, Christensen, Heintzeman, O'Driscoll, Pelowski, Isaacson, Anzelc, Davnie, Carlson, Marquart, Peterson, Kiel, Gunther, Newberger and Baker introduced:

H. F. 982, A bill for an act relating to education; directing eligible public postsecondary institutions to give full credit to students for completed PSEO courses; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.09, subdivision 12; 135A.101, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Lucero, Peppin, Davids, Zerwas, Laine, Runbeck and Sundin introduced:

H. F. 983, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a new source of state aid for school districts with low general education revenue per pupil and low property wealth per pupil; 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.

Drazkowski, Davids and Albright introduced:

H. F. 984, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; phasing out the state general levy over six years; repealing the student achievement levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.13, subdivision 4; 275.025, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.13, subdivisions 3a, 3b, 3c.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Wills; Selcer; Anderson, P.; Murphy, M., and Christensen introduced:

H. F. 985, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying school lunch aid provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.111, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 986, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting law enforcement agencies from using unmanned aerial cameras to gather evidence in certain circumstances; authorizing civil actions; 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.

Selcer, Pelowski, O'Neill, Rosenthal, Pugh, Bernardy, Youakim and Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 987, A bill for an act relating to higher education; clarifying regulation of postsecondary study abroad programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 5.41, subdivisions 2, 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Policy and Finance.

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 988, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; creating an exemption for certain electric generation facilities; 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 Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 989, A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring assessment of water quality in Black Dog Lake in Dakota County.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 990, A bill for an act relating to taxation; economic development; providing clarifying authority for political subdivisions imposing and collecting local lodging taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 469.190, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Davids and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 991, A bill for an act relating to building codes; requiring safety protection notice regarding residential fire sprinklers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Davids and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 992, A bill for an act relating to fire protection; requiring disclosures regarding compliance with fire sprinkler requirements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 993, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying membership and duties of Board of Water and Soil Resources; modifying wetland replacement requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 103B.101, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 103G.222, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Hertaus; Dehn, R.; Newberger; Considine and Newton introduced:

H. F. 994, A bill for an act relating to public safety; addressing controlled substance crimes by lowering certain threshold amounts, eliminating minimum sentences, expanding the nonviolent controlled substance offender conditional release program, making the stay of adjudication law for low-level offenders mandatory, and directing that savings from these changes be used for treatment and educational programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 152.021; 152.022; 152.023; 152.024, subdivision 3; 152.025; 152.18, subdivision 1; 244.0513, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 152.026.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Rarick and Sundin introduced:

H. F. 995, A bill for an act relating to local government aid for out-of-home placement costs of children under the Indian Child Welfare Act; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Sundin, Simonson, Hamilton, Mariani, Anzelc and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 996, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing Independent School District No. 91, Barnum, to transfer money between certain community service accounts.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Clark; Moran; Dehn, R.; Mariani; Fischer and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 997, A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money for the housing opportunities made equitable (HOME) pilot project.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Sundin, Simonson, Anzelc, Rarick and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 998, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for audits and reviews of soil and water conservation districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 103C.331, subdivision 16; 103C.401, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Quam introduced:

H. F. 999, A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying law enforcement body camera data; 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.

Melin, Lueck, Metsa, Anzelc and Dill introduced:

H. F. 1000, A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting application of wild rice quality standards until certain conditions are met.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Dean, M.; Zerwas; Loon; Vogel; Wills; Loonan; Rarick and Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 1001, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the definition of resident to exclude days spent in Minnesota for medical treatment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.01, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Rosenthal and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 1002, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for interchange access at marked Interstate Highway 494 and East Bush Lake Road; 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.

Laine, Masin, O'Driscoll, Nash, Runbeck, Scott, Sanders, Nelson, Selcer, Youakim, Pugh, Theis, Mullery, Fenton and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 1003, A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting local governments to donate certain surplus equipment to nonprofit organizations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Johnson, C.; Considine; Petersburg; Gunther; Torkelson; Vogel and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1004, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money to Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Legacy Funding Finance.

Davids and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 1005, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the terms for reciprocity with Wisconsin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.081.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Wills, Atkins and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1006, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money 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 Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Wills, Hansen and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1007, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for Mississippi River Regional Trail.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Legacy Funding Finance.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 1008, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying interest rates applicable to timber permit extensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 90.193.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Hamilton; Mack; Murphy, E.; Halverson and Baker introduced:

H. F. 1009, A bill for an act relating to human services; setting minimum reimbursement rates under medical assistance for public health nurse home visits; appropriating money for nurse-family partnership programs; 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.

Zerwas and Laine introduced:

H. F. 1010, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance managed care contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.69, subdivision 5a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Albright, Mack, Franson, Fischer, Schultz, McDonald, Lohmer, Gruenhagen, Backer, Zerwas, Schoen, Schomacker and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 1011, A bill for an act relating to human services; permitting medical assistance coverage for certain mental health services provided by physician assistants in outpatient settings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 28a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Dean, M.; Dehn, R., and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 1012, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying residency ratio restrictions for home and community-based settings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.492.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Franson and Laine introduced:

H. F. 1013, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance payment rates for certain health services and therapies; 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 Finance.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 1014, A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing limited credit extension to brewers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.308.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Kahn and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 1015, A bill for an act relating to civil law; authorizing marriage solemnization by atheist and humanist celebrants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 517.05; 517.18, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.

Lillie; Johnson, S.; Lesch; Mahoney; Fischer; Kahn; Isaacson and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 1016, A bill for an act relating to cultural heritage; appropriating money for development and installation of culturally relevant sport courts and fields.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Legacy Funding Finance.

Lillie; Johnson, S.; Lesch; Mahoney; Fischer; Isaacson and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 1017, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for culturally relevant sport courts and fields; 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.

Kiel, Hamilton and Clark introduced:

H. F. 1018, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for nondomiciled commercial driver's licenses and permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 171.02, by adding a subdivision; 171.06, subdivision 3; 171.07, subdivision 1b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Kiel introduced:

H. F. 1019, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an expansion of existing solid waste and recyclable material facilities; 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.

Erhardt, Torkelson and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1020, A bill for an act relating to local government; creating municipal street improvement districts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 435.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Christensen, Loonan, Howe and Whelan introduced:

H. F. 1021, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring permission to enter all privately owned land for outdoor recreation purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.001, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Christensen, Nornes and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 1022, A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying child care grant eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136A.125, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Policy and Finance.

Hamilton, Gunther and Clark introduced:

H. F. 1023, A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for grants for employment services for persons who are deaf, deafblind, or hard-of-hearing.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Erickson and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1024, A bill for an act relating to education; providing training and technical assistance to school districts to reduce use of seclusion and restraint; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1025, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the Northside Economic Opportunity Network.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 1026, A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; modifying municipal enforcement requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326B.121, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Garofalo, Rosenthal, Lien, Hamilton, Norton and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 1027, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying the minimum wage for certain employees receiving gratuities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 177.24, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 177.24, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Anderson, M.; Heintzeman; Dettmer and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1028, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a subtraction for military retirement pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Veterans Affairs Division.

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1029, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for infrastructure improvements in the city of St. James; 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.

Anderson, M. and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1030, A bill for an act relating to taxation; abolishing withholding taxes on wages; providing for payment of estimated taxes on wages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.09, subdivisions 1, 2; 289A.20, subdivision 2; 289A.31, subdivision 5; 289A.38, subdivision 14; 289A.50, subdivision 3; 289A.60, subdivision 11; 290.92, subdivisions 1, 2a, 4a, 9, 12, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29; 290.9201, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 289A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 270B.06, subdivision 3; 289A.63, subdivision 5; 290.92, subdivisions 3, 5, 5a, 10, 16, 19, 30.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Anderson, M.; Franson and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1031, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; authorizing catch and release angling without license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.445, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Anderson, M. and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1032, A bill for an act relating to liquor; abolishing classification of 3.2 percent malt liquor; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 340A.101, subdivision 19; 340A.403; 340A.408, subdivision 1; 340A.411; 340A.412, subdivision 6; 340A.504, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Freiberg, Carlson and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 1033, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to rehabilitate or replace the Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope Joint Water Commission water supply line and for a grant to the city of Robbinsdale to replace adjacent sanitary sewer and water lines; 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.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1034, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for Parent Aware.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 1035, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for the Minnesota Security Hospital.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Baker, Mack, Gruenhagen, Schoen, Lohmer, Backer, Zerwas, Schomacker, Albright and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 1036, A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying provisions related to physician assistants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 147A.01, subdivisions 17a, 23; 147A.20, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 147A.01, subdivision 5; 147A.20, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 1037, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; adjusting distribution levies for the Iron Range fiscal disparities program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 276A.06, subdivisions 3, 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Baker; Dean, M.; Zerwas; Backer; Hoppe; Fischer and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1038, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage for opioid analgesics with abuse-deterrent properties; 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.

Selcer, Davids, Erhardt, Rosenthal and Barrett introduced:

H. F. 1039, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate; extending the date after which certain taxable gifts are included in the Minnesota taxable estate; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 291.016, subdivision 2; Laws 2014, chapter 150, article 3, section 3; repealing Laws 2014, chapter 308, article 4, section 21.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Winkler, Freiberg and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 1040, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for street and highway intersection improvements in the city of Golden Valley; 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.

Carlson, Freiberg and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 1041, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood damage reduction measures in the DeCola Ponds and Medicine Lake Road watershed; 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.

Winkler, Freiberg and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 1042, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a community center in Golden Valley; 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.

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 1043, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the city of Hugo's storm water handling systems projects; 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.

Anderson, S.; Loon and Loonan introduced:

H. F. 1044, A bill for an act relating to commerce; repealing prohibition on municipality issuing more than one off-sale license to any one person or place; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.412, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Wills, Mariani and Kresha introduced:

H. F. 1045, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for the Minnesota Children's Museum.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Newberger introduced:

H. F. 1046, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Emergency Management Training Facility at Camp Ripley; 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.

Whelan; Mack; Pelowski; Lohmer; Lucero; Miller; Rarick; Nash; Wills; Scott; Theis; Pugh; Knoblach; Urdahl; Smith; Hancock; Vogel; Anderson, S.; Dean, M.; Albright; Pierson; Backer; Baker; Uglem; Bennett; Peterson; Zerwas; Gruenhagen; Kelly; Franson; Garofalo; Quam and Peppin introduced:

H. F. 1047, A bill for an act relating to health; creating the Born Alive Infants Protection Act; providing for civil remedies and protections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 145.423.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Hertaus; Pugh; Atkins; Anderson, M., and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1048, A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing fair repair requirements for manufacturers of digital electronic products; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1049, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for block grants to soil and water conservation districts.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Legacy Funding Finance.

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1050, A bill for an act relating to education; education finance; authorizing a reverse referendum for school board-approved revenue authority under certain circumstances; prohibiting public school employees from using public funds and resources to advocate to pass, elect, or defeat a political candidate, ballot question, or pending legislation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.17, subdivision 9a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Poppe, Dill, Nornes, Kiel, Hamilton, Marquart and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 1051, A bill for an act relating to higher education; authorizing grants for agricultural growth, research, and innovation programs; appropriating money for agriculture-related programs, grants, and activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 41A.12, subdivisions 2, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Wills and Newton introduced:

H. F. 1052, A bill for an act relating to education; making information and resources for parents of young children more accessible; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Zerwas; Dean, M., and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 1053, A bill for an act relating to human services; exempting providers of durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, or medical supplies from the Medicare payment limit and the Medicare enrollment requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.0625, subdivision 31; 256B.767.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Hamilton, Liebling, Schoen, Persell, Halverson, Zerwas, McDonald and Laine introduced:

H. F. 1054, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for housing needs.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Backer and Kresha introduced:

H. F. 1055, A bill for an act relating to children; amending the Maltreatment of Minors Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.556, subdivisions 1, 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Norton, Isaacson, Carlson, Gruenhagen and Koznick introduced:

H. F. 1056, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a grant program to assist local law enforcement agencies to develop or expand lifesaver programs that locate lost or wandering persons who are mentally impaired; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Franson, Moran, Backer, Loeffler and Albright introduced:

H. F. 1057, A bill for an act relating to health and human services; modifying child care assistance program provider rates; appropriating money; 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 Finance.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1058, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to the commissioners of health and education for training family home visitors.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Franson, Moran, Backer and Albright introduced:

H. F. 1059, A bill for an act relating to child care; modifying child care assistance program provider rates; expanding the dependent care credit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 119B.13, subdivision 1; 290.067, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.067, subdivisions 2, 2b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Albright; Zerwas; Murphy, E.; Gruenhagen; Dean, M.; Schoen; Hamilton and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 1060, A bill for an act relating to health care coverage; modifying utilization review and prior authorization requirements for prescription drug coverage; requiring prescription drug benefit transparency and disclosure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62J.497, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 62M.02, subdivisions 12, 14, 15, 17, by adding subdivisions; 62M.05, subdivisions 3a, 3b, 4; 62M.06, subdivisions 2, 3; 62M.07; 62M.09, subdivisions 3, 6; 62M.10, subdivision 7; 62M.11; 256B.0625, subdivision 13f; 256B.69, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62M; 62Q.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Miller; Dean, M.; Zerwas; McDonald; Allen; Murphy, E.; Halverson; Backer; Schomacker; Pinto; Loeffler; Pierson; Laine; Persell; Moran; Lohmer; Gruenhagen; Franson; Liebling; Schoen; Clark; Mullery; Hamilton and Mack introduced:

H. F. 1061, A bill for an act relating to safe harbor for sexually exploited youth; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Albright, Baker and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 1062, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying health plan requirements to add mental health crisis services to emergency services; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62Q.55, subdivision 3; 62Q.81, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Backer, Loeffler, Schoen, Laine and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 1063, A bill for an act relating to mental health; providing for training and outreach regarding mental health peer specialists; establishing medical assistance coverage for clubhouse program services; appropriating money for intensive community rehabilitation services, suicide prevention, intensive treatment for adolescents and young adults, and housing for individuals with mental illness; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.0615, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Loon, Franson, Davnie, Carlson and Davids introduced:

H. F. 1064, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; expanding the dependent care credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.067, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.067, subdivisions 2, 2b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Uglem, Hansen, McNamara and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 1065, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying requirements for aquatic invasives species trailer decal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 84D.13, subdivision 5; 86B.13, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Kresha; Johnson, S.; Hoppe; Gunther; Atkins and Davids introduced:

H. F. 1066, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; providing for competitive market regulation for certain local exchange carriers; 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.

Miller introduced:

H. F. 1067, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood relief for the city of Maynard; 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.

Drazkowski, Lesch, Newberger, Scott and Lucero introduced:

H. F. 1068, A bill for an act relating to county attorneys; modifying standards related to issuance of administrative subpoenas; requiring disclosure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 388.23, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 6, by adding subdivisions.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.

Zerwas; Dehn, R.; Howe; Hertaus; Schoen; Ward and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 1069, A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; addressing numerous issues relating to juveniles including diversion, use of restraints, and alternatives to detention; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 244.05, subdivisions 4, 5; 260B.001, subdivision 2; 260B.125, by adding a subdivision; 260B.130, subdivision 4; 609.106, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.3455, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

McNamara introduced:

H. F. 1070, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; restricting use of body-gripping traps near public roads and trails; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.903.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

McNamara introduced:

H. F. 1071, A bill for an act relating to local government; prohibiting local governments from using the power of eminent domain to acquire real property for parks and recreational space; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 368.01, subdivision 27; 373.01, by adding a subdivision; 383A.07, subdivisions 1, 16, 17; 383A.554; 383B.72; 398.08; 398.09; 398.32, subdivision 1; 412.211; 448.03; 465.01; 465.15; 465.16.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Howe introduced:

H. F. 1072, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a community center in St. Joseph; 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, Schoen and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 1073, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the community first services and supports program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.85, subdivisions 1, 2, 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Marquart, Bly, Hamilton, Poppe and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 1074, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending the Agricultural Growth, Research, and Investment (AGRI) program for ten years; dedicating a portion of annual AGRI spending to farm business management scholarships; providing income tax credits to encourage beginning farmers; appropriating money for beginning farmer individual development accounts and supplemental farm business management program funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 41A.12, subdivisions 2, 4; 290.06, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Erickson and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1075, A bill for an act relating to education; removing language excluding retired principals who serve as a substitute principal from continuing education requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.14, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Swedzinski and Miller introduced:

H. F. 1076, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying an appropriation for the city of Granite Falls; amending Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 7, subdivision 19.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.

Schoen and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1077, A bill for an act relating to public safety; making technical and other necessary changes to Minnesota Statutes resulting from repeal of outdated and redundant statutes relating to public safety; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 299C.35; 299C.38; 299C.46, subdivisions 2, 2a; 352B.011, subdivision 10; 611A.31, subdivision 1; 611A.33; 611A.35; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299C.36.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Urdahl; Runbeck; Johnson, S.; Dettmer and Laine introduced:

H. F. 1078, A bill for an act relating to state government; reimbursing state agencies for the costs of providing reasonable accommodation; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Applebaum; Johnson, C.; Hamilton; Sundin; Poppe; Anderson, P.; Mariani; Kresha; Murphy, M.; Marquart; Hansen; Nornes and Bly introduced:

H. F. 1079, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a farmer advocate office to provide one-stop regulatory assistance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 17.03, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Barrett and Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 1080, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of North Branch to increase its public utilities commission from three to five members.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Gruenhagen, Loon, Lohmer, Franson and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 1081, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a credit for contributions to school angel funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c; 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.

Schoen introduced:

H. F. 1082, 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.

Considine, Davids, Baker, Applebaum, Youakim, Backer, Schultz and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 1083, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing a credit for certain employer paid taxes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Simonson, Schultz and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 1084, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Duluth Steam system; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Garofalo, Bennett, Lucero, Considine and Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 1085, A bill for an act relating to public safety; enhancing penalties for careless driving resulting in death or great bodily harm; repealing reckless driving; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.13, subdivisions 2, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.13, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1086, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for appointment of Metropolitan Council members by cities and towns; eliminating the Transportation Advisory Board; repealing the Grant Evaluation and Ranking System (GEARS); amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297A.992, subdivisions 1, 4, 5; 473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3a, 4, by adding subdivisions; 473.146, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.123, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Atkins; Murphy, E.; Clark; Zerwas; Davids; Mullery and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1087, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing duties for the commissioner of health and licensed hospitals related to violence against health care workers; establishing a violence prevention database; providing penalties for hospitals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.55, subdivision 6; 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.

O'Neill; Ward; Johnson, B.; Schoen and Theis introduced:

H. F. 1088, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for crimes committed in a patient care zone; amending sentencing provisions for assaults by inmates in public institutions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 152.01, by adding a subdivision; 152.021, subdivision 1; 152.022, subdivision 1; 152.023, subdivision 2; 152.024, subdivision 1; 609.2232; 609.66, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1d; 609.713, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Rarick, Swedzinski, Garofalo, Hancock, Backer, Kiel, Lohmer, Daniels, Nash, Drazkowski, Hertaus, Newberger and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 1089, A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating the manufacture, sale, and use of fireworks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 624.20, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Sanders; Dehn, R.; Hoppe; Theis; Smith; Rosenthal; Lillie and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1090, A bill for an act relating to liquor; creating an 8:00 a.m. on-sale opening time; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.504, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

McDonald, Davids, Youakim, Isaacson and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 1091, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain meals and drinks; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain capital equipment purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.68, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Zerwas, Hoppe, Allen, Mullery, Gunther, Kresha and Smith introduced:

H. F. 1092, A bill for an act relating to civil law; landlord and tenant; establishing termination of lease upon infirmity of tenant; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Thissen; Winkler; Lesch; Moran; Davnie; Melin; Murphy, E., and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 1093, A bill for an act relating to employment; establishing a Working Parents Act; providing wage theft protection; providing paid family leave; providing earned sick and safe time; requiring fair scheduling; imposing penalties; requiring reports; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.7905, by adding a subdivision; 177.24, by adding a subdivision; 177.253, subdivision 1; 177.254, subdivision 1; 177.27, subdivisions 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, by adding subdivisions; 177.28, subdivision 1; 177.32; 181.032; 181.940; 181.941; 181.942; 181.943; 181.9436; 181.944; 290.01, subdivision 19b; 541.05, subdivision 1; 541.07; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 177; 181; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 181.9413; Minnesota Rules, part 5200.0080, subpart 7.

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. 1094, A bill for an act relating to education finance; prioritizing early brain development in the early childhood family education home visiting program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.13, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1095, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for the early learning scholarship program; prioritizing early learning scholarship applications; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.165, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Lueck, Metsa, O'Driscoll and Newton introduced:

H. F. 1096, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for condemnation of certain school trust lands; authorizing issuance and sale of state bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 92.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Metsa; Davids; Poppe; Johnson, C.; Gunther; Marquart; Melin and Bly introduced:

H. F. 1097, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing tax incentives for value-added on-farm agricultural processing; providing for a loan program for value-added on-farm agricultural processing facilities; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 297A.69, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 17; 41B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Sundin; Johnson, C.; Bly; Anderson, P.; Poppe; Hansen; Anderson, M.; Nornes; Marquart; Applebaum; Schultz and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 1098, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; increasing the state participation limit for Rural Finance Authority loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 41B.039, subdivision 2; 41B.04, subdivision 8; 41B.042, subdivision 4; 41B.043, subdivision 1b; 41B.045, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Loonan, Atkins, Sanders, Dettmer, Mahoney, O'Neill and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1099, A bill for an act relating to contracts; modifying and clarifying requirements relating to building and construction contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 337.01, subdivision 3; 337.05, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Howe, Heintzeman, Simonson and Theis introduced:

H. F. 1100, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting the use of certain flame-retardant chemicals in certain products; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Howe and Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 1101, A bill for an act relating to public employment; forbidding public employees from being candidates for or holding partisan offices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 43A.32, subdivisions 2, 3; 204B.06, subdivision 1; 211B.09.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Howe introduced:

H. F. 1102, A bill for an act relating to state government; prohibiting state or local elected officials from acting as lobbyists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 10A.01, subdivision 21; 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.

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 1103, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 640, Wabasso, Independent School District No. 635, Milroy, Independent School District No. 378, Dawson-Boyd, and Independent School District No. 891, Canby, to start the school year before Labor Day.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Lohmer, Schoen, Ward, McNamara, Dettmer and Johnson, B. introduced:

H. F. 1104, A bill for an act relating to corrections; developing a formula to divide community supervision funds between county and state; requiring a report.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Vogel, Isaacson, Loonan and Smith introduced:

H. F. 1105, A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying the urban challenge grants program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 116M.14, by adding a subdivision; 116M.18, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Davids, Newton, Dettmer and Persell introduced:

H. F. 1106, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the commissioner of administration to ensure that service-disabled, veteran-owned businesses receive a percentage of state procurement; providing bid preferences; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Veterans Affairs Division.

Hamilton; Poppe; Anderson, P.; Swedzinski; Urdahl; Hansen; Wagenius; Lueck; Applebaum and Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 1107, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a farm-to-foodshelf program; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Finance.

Norton introduced:

H. F. 1108, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the University of Minnesota and Mayo Foundation Partnership; requiring a report.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Higher Education Policy and Finance.

Scott; Lucero; Gruenhagen; Schoen; Dean, M.; Koznick; Runbeck and McDonald introduced:

H. F. 1109, A bill for an act relating to data practices; modifying requirements related to access to and transfer of MNsure data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62V.06, subdivisions 5, 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.

Fischer, Isaacson, Mariani and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1110, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing grants for water conservation programming in Minnesota schools; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1111, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; establishing a program for the issuance of state appropriation bonds; appropriating money for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System; authorizing the sale and issuance of appropriation bonds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy.

Norton introduced:

H. F. 1112, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring driving only vehicles with ignition interlock as a condition of pretrial release and probation for DWI; requiring the use of ignition interlock for all DWI and CVO offenders to become relicensed; amending DWI revocation and cancellation periods; requiring ignition interlock devices be equipped with a camera and GPS; amending ignition interlock licensing; amending licensing reinstatement fees for DWI; amending penalties for driving without a license after a DWI; appropriating funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169A.283, subdivision 1; 169A.44, subdivision 1; 169A.52, subdivisions 3, 4; 169A.54, subdivision 1; 169A.55, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; 171.24, by adding a subdivision; 171.29; 171.30, subdivisions 1, 2a, 5; 171.306, subdivisions 2, 4; 299A.705, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169A.54, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Hansen, Wagenius, Hornstein and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 1113, A bill for an act relating to water; modifying membership of Clean Water Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 114D.30, subdivisions 2, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1114, A bill for an act relating to retirement; general state employees retirement plan of the Minnesota State Retirement System; authorizing the purchase of allowable service credit for excluded pre-1995 seasonal Department of Revenue employment.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Franson; Davids; Anderson, P.; Clark; Schultz; Simonson and Bly introduced:

H. F. 1115, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing exemptions from and modifying definitions for the Minnesota seed law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 21.81, subdivision 26; 21.87.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Zerwas, Cornish and Considine introduced:

H. F. 1116, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying rules for restrictions on transfer for divided lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 272.16, subdivision 2; 272.162.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Bly and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1117, A bill for an act relating to municipal power agencies; requiring municipal power agencies to comply with the data practices act and open meeting law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 453.54, by adding subdivisions.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Hoppe, Swedzinski, Lillie and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 1118, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing brewpubs to sell malt liquor to licensed wholesalers for distribution to retail licensees of the State Fair.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Hertaus, Davids, Applebaum, Newberger, Albright, Lueck, Erickson, Pugh and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1119, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the definition of a resident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.01, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Gunther, Atkins, Mahoney and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 1120, A bill for an act relating to commerce; specifying certain criteria for issuance or renewal of CPA firm permits; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326A.05, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Sanders introduced:

H. F. 1121, A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing purchase of service credit from the public employees retirement association for omitted service.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Zerwas, Schoen, Hamilton and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 1122, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing an intensive pediatric care category for home care nursing services; increasing payment rate for home care nursing services; requiring additional revenue be spent on patient-specific training; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0654, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 1123, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying definitions; clarifying interfund loan requirements; providing technical corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 469.174, subdivision 14; 469.176, subdivision 4; 469.1763, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 469.178, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Schoen and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1124, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for predesign of renovation of the Peace Officers Memorial in the Capitol area; 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.

Simonson; Gunther; Mahoney; Johnson, C., and Considine introduced:

H. F. 1125, A bill for an act relating to economic development; job creation; appropriating money for the small business development center program.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy.

Simonson, Schultz, Melin and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 1126, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating funds to the community offender reentry program.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Loon, Sanders, Atkins, Applebaum, Lillie, Davnie, Newberger and O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 1127, A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; providing for savings promotion raffles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 48.15, subdivision 1; 52.04, subdivision 1; 325F.755, subdivision 6; 609.75, by adding subdivisions; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.75, subdivision 13.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Scott; Anderson, S.; Erhardt; Rosenthal and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 1128, A bill for an act relating to human rights; providing a small business exemption from unfair discriminatory practices in employment based on familial status; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 363A.20, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Lohmer and Scott introduced:

H. F. 1129, A bill for an act relating to child protection; making complaint or charge data on teachers who resign or are terminated public; requiring the release of certain personnel data on school employees to other schools; providing for certain definitions of maltreatment of minors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.43, subdivisions 2, 16; 626.556, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1130, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for a grant to Farmamerica the Minnesota agricultural interpretive center.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Rarick and Sundin introduced:

H. F. 1131, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a road and bridge project in Sandstone; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Gunther, Uglem, Garofalo, Newberger and Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 1132, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing exemptions for nonprofit animal shelters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.70, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Newberger introduced:

H. F. 1133, A bill for an act relating to energy; repealing a provision requiring planning a transition to an all-renewable energy future for Minnesota; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 3.8852.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Newton introduced:

H. F. 1134, A bill for an act relating to education; granting teaching licensee to public postsecondary faculty experienced teaching subjects for which secondary and postsecondary credits are available; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Sanders introduced:

H. F. 1135, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating guaranteed asset protection waivers; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 59D.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Dean, M.; Moran; Baker; Gunther; Simonson; Isaacson and Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 1136, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for performance-based grants; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy.

Hornstein, Clark, Allen, Carlson and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 1137, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Lake Street Transit Station; 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.

Clark; Franson; Schultz; Simonson; Davids; Allen; Loeffler; Murphy, M.; Moran; Davnie; Mariani; Johnson, S.; Murphy, E., and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 1138, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing exemptions from and modifying definitions for the Minnesota Seed Law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 21.81, subdivision 26; 21.87.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Moran; Murphy, E.; Melin; Simonson; Schultz; Hansen; Bly; Davnie; Johnson, C.; Lien; Allen; Laine; Loeffler; Winkler; Clark; Johnson, S.; Dehn, R.; Erhardt; Kahn; Pinto; Hornstein; Masin; Lillie; Hilstrom; Ward; Sundin; Applebaum; Isaacson; Metsa; Considine; Bernardy; Mariani and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 1139, A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring fair scheduling of employee's hours; requiring predictability pay; imposing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 177.27, subdivisions 4, 7; 181.032; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Schoen; Hilstrom; Murphy, E.; Atkins; Hamilton; Lien and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1140, A bill for an act relating to public safety; accounting for untested sexual assault test kits; requiring a report.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Schoen, Garofalo, Isaacson, Hansen, Persell, Lillie, Atkins and Lien introduced:

H. F. 1141, A bill for an act relating to health; adding chronic and intractable pain as a qualifying medical condition in the medical cannabis registry program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 152.22, subdivision 14; repealing Laws 2014, chapter 311, section 20.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Kahn; Mullery; McDonald; Mahoney; Loeffler; Dehn, R.; Applebaum; Fischer and Anderson, M. introduced:

H. F. 1142, A bill for an act relating to real property; defining certain residential property rights; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 500.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.

Lucero, Lesch, Simonson, Scott and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 1143, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting the recording of driver's license or other identification card information in connection with a sale of goods or services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1144, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the election of Metropolitan Council members; eliminating the Grant Evaluation and Ranking System; providing for redesignating the Metropolitan Council as the Metropolitan Planning Organization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 10A.01, subdivision 10; 10A.09, subdivision 6a; 10A.25, subdivision 2; 10A.27, subdivision 1; 10A.315; 10A.323; 10A.324, subdivision 1; 15.0597, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 4a; 204B.09, subdivisions 1, 1a; 204B.11; 204B.135, subdivision 2; 204B.32, subdivision 2; 204D.02, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.27, by adding a subdivision; 209.02, subdivision 1; 211A.01, subdivision 3; 211B.01, subdivision 3; 290.06, subdivision 23; 297A.992, subdivisions 1, 4, 5; 353D.01, subdivision 2; 473.123, subdivisions 1, 4, by adding subdivisions; 473.146, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 10A; 204D; 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3, 3a; Laws 1994, chapter 628, article 1, section 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Dean, M.; Zerwas; Dehn, R.; Lohmer and Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 1145, A bill for an act relating to chemical dependency; appropriating money to the commissioner of human services for grants for chemical dependency prevention programs.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Uglem, Newton, Fenton, Freiberg, Scott, Smith, Sanders, Hortman, Carlson, Norton, Whelan and Bennett introduced:

H. F. 1146, A bill for an act relating to education finance; making compensatory pilot project revenue permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Norton introduced:

H. F. 1147, 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; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 123A.44; 123A.441; 123A.442; 123A.443.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

McDonald, Mariani, Clark, Fischer, Nornes, Metsa, Bernardy and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 1148, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to implement Olmstead Plan training.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Gunther, Mahoney, Hamilton and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 1149, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to the commissioner of employment and economic development for a grant to Enterprise Minnesota, Inc.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy.

Urdahl and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 1150, A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating the process for determining whether a student at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities requires remedial education; 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.

Zerwas, Schoen, McDonald, Liebling, Peterson, Norton and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 1151, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance coverage and reimbursement for dental services; authorizing development of a new dental reimbursement system; convening a work group on oral health system administrative simplification; covering basic dental screenings performed by dental hygienists and dental therapists; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.0625, subdivisions 9, 14; 256B.76, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Daniels, Christensen, Schomacker and Yarusso introduced:

H. F. 1152, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring commissioner of health to review the vaccine stock supplies of home care agencies.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1153, A bill for an act relating to health; including brain development in required services under the family home visiting program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 145A.17, subdivisions 3, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1154, A bill for an act relating to children; modifying requirements for screening reports of child maltreatment; requiring documentation in family assessment cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.556, subdivisions 7, 10.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.

Zerwas and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 1155, A bill for an act relating to data practices; providing for sharing of data within human services and health care systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.46, subdivisions 2, 7; 144.293, subdivision 5; 245.467, subdivision 6; 245.4876, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Peterson, Schultz, Franson, Melin, Fischer, Zerwas, Allen, Isaacson, Moran and Laine introduced:

H. F. 1156, A bill for an act relating to health; creating licensing for the practice of clinical lactation services; establishing fees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Freiberg; Carlson; Dehn, R.; Nelson and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1157, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring an environmental impact statement prior to construction for certain rail projects connecting track.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Backer introduced:

H. F. 1158, 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.

Nash, Atkins and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 1159, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulation; providing for an aerodynamic device exclusion for certain motor vehicle length limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.81, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Sanders and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1160, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending regulations governing commercial motor vehicle inspection reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.782, subdivisions 1, 2, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Fabian; Johnson, C.; Gunther; Hamilton and McNamara introduced:

H. F. 1161, A bill for an act relating to pollution control; providing for permitting of private truck wash facilities operated as part of feedlot operation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116.07, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Dill, Fabian and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 1162, A bill for an act relating to state lands; exempting university land from the prohibition on selling lands bordering public waters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 92.45.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Zerwas, Cornish, McNamara, Drazkowski and Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 1163, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying requirements for issuance of school bus driver's license endorsement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.321, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Zerwas, Cornish, McNamara, Drazkowski and Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 1164, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying requirements for commercial motor vehicle road test for school bus endorsement; modifying provisions relating to third-party testing for school bus companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.01, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Murphy, E.; Erhardt; Selcer; Ward; Fischer; Loeffler; Davnie; Hornstein; Winkler; Laine; Hortman; Halverson; Youakim; Schoen; Bernardy; Freiberg; Schultz; Rosenthal; Moran and Simonson introduced:

H. F. 1165, A bill for an act relating to health; changing employee benefits; regulating insurance; providing for disclosure of benefit information by certain employers; providing for enforcement; providing religious exemptions; requiring health plans to cover contraceptive methods, sterilization, and related medical services, patient education, and counseling; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 177.27, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q; 181.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Hornstein; Hausman; Johnson, S.; Murphy, E.; Davnie; Urdahl; Anzelc; Nelson; Masin; Hansen; Newton; Mahoney; Winkler; Sundin; Carlson; Hilstrom; Kahn; Ward; Clark; Bernardy; Isaacson; Pelowski; Poppe; Lillie; Johnson, C.; Hortman; Lien; Applebaum; Atkins; Metsa; Dehn, R.; Murphy, M.; Persell; Bly and Yarusso introduced:

H. F. 1166, A bill for an act relating to railroads; requiring two-person crew on trains carrying freight; prescribing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 219.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Atkins, McNamara, Sanders and Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 1167, A bill for an act relating to public safety; motor vehicles; permitting secure electronic storage of certain records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168.33, subdivision 2; 171.061, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 1168, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying penalty for certain firearms possession; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.041.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Schomacker and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1169, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 2904, Tracy, Independent School District No. 2689, Pipestone, and Independent School District No. 330, Heron Lake-Okabena, to start the school year before Labor Day.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Bennett, Davids, Selcer, Mariani and Loon introduced:

H. F. 1170, A bill for an act relating to education; postsecondary; providing a teacher shortage loan forgiveness program; authorizing rulemaking; 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 Education Innovation Policy.

Lesch, Garofalo, Persell, Mariani, Rosenthal, Laine, Newton, Freiberg and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1171, A bill for an act relating to elections; enacting the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 208.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Gunther, Mahoney, Isaacson and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 1172, A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for extended employment services for persons with severe disabilities.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Green introduced:

H. F. 1173, A bill for an act relating to water; providing exemption from wetland replacement requirements for certain impacts related to mining; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 103G.222, subdivision 1; 103G.2241, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1174, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating property and casualty policies; prohibiting an exclusion; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Mahoney, Gunther and Lien introduced:

H. F. 1175, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for loans and grants for revitalization and restoration of brownfields.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Greater Minnesota Economic and Workforce Development Policy.

Hoppe, Atkins, Anzelc, Dettmer and Davids introduced:

H. F. 1176, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying lawful gambling taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297E.01, by adding a subdivision; 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 6; 297E.06, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Howe introduced:

H. F. 1177, A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money to design and construct a memorial honoring South Vietnamese veterans.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Howe introduced:

H. F. 1178, A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money to design and construct a memorial honoring Khmer veterans of Cambodia.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Schomacker, Nelson, Erickson, Dill, Runbeck, Pugh and Nash introduced:

H. F. 1179, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the appointment of specified county offices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 375.08; 375A.10, subdivision 5; 375A.12, subdivision 2; 382.01; 382.02; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 375A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

O'Neill, Zerwas, Hilstrom, Newberger and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 1180, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; appropriating money to the trial courts for expansion of specialty courts.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Laine; Bly; Fischer; Schultz; Pinto; Moran; Liebling; Yarusso; Simonson; Mullery; Lien; Johnson, C.; Ward; Murphy, M.; Kahn; Persell; Considine; Freiberg; Metsa; Hansen; Melin; Newton; Bernardy; Clark; Hausman; Johnson, S.; Dehn, R.; Hornstein; Isaacson and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1181, A bill for an act relating to health; preparing for a Minnesota innovation waiver under section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act; developing a health care system that best serves Minnesotans; requiring a cost analysis; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Anderson, S.; Kahn; Zerwas; Ward and Dill introduced:

H. F. 1182, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring applications for hunting and fishing licenses to allow applicant to be organ donor and make cash contributions for public education regarding anatomical gifts; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.075, subdivision 1; 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.

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 1183, A bill for an act relating to health; regulating e-cigarettes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.413, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.414, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Erhardt introduced:

H. F. 1184, A bill for an act relating to marriage; authorizing certain mayors to perform civil marriages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 517.04.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.

Atkins, Newton and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1185, A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing tax rates for lawful gambling; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Lueck, Anzelc, Melin, Dill and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 1186, A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; exempting mining companies from electrical licensing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326B.33, subdivision 21.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Franson introduced:

H. F. 1187, A bill for an act relating to real property; extending the protection of the equity-stripping law to owners of agricultural property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 325N.10, subdivisions 2, 7; 325N.17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Franson introduced:

H. F. 1188, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for West Leaf Lake Dam in Otter Tail County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Dehn, R.; Atkins; Mariani; Schoen; Davids; Moran and Clark introduced:

H. F. 1189, A bill for an act relating to redistricting; requiring use of actual residence for redistricting purposes; allowing population modifications; requiring certain data transfers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204B.145; 205.84, subdivision 1; 375.025, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 1190, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for Minnesota Military Museum.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Atkins, Mahoney, Bernardy and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 1191, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating a Silver Alert system to aid in locating missing persons who are senior citizens with cognitive impairments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 1192, 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.

Peterson, Mullery, Zerwas, Mack and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1193, A bill for an act relating to human services; excluding certain school-age child care programs from human services licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 245A.03, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 245A.03, subdivision 2c.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Lesch and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 1194, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the government to secure a search warrant for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles except in specific circumstances; requiring law enforcement to secure a search warrant in order to receive electronic device location information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626A.28, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 626; 626A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Lesch and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1195, A bill for an act relating to marriage; authorizing certain mayors to perform civil marriages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 517.04.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.

Lesch and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1196, A bill for an act relating to marriage; authorizing notaries to perform civil marriages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 359.04; 517.04.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Data Practices.

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1197, A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating the use of unmanned aerial vehicles by law enforcement; 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.

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1198, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring government entities to obtain search warrants before obtaining certain types of personal identifying information on an individual; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626A.28, subdivisions 1, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626A.28, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Pierson, Hamilton, Schomacker, Anzelc and Newton introduced:

H. F. 1199, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the base wage for residential asleep-overnight staff; increasing ICF/DD payment rates to defray costs resulting from increases in the minimum wage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.4914, subdivision 5; 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Johnson, B. and Dill introduced:

H. F. 1200, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying rules for mandatory appeals and equalization courses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 274.014, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Schomacker, Barrett, Schultz, Backer and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 1201, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to expand the statewide text message suicide prevention program.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Anzelc and Dill introduced:

H. F. 1202, A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; providing for modifications to payments in lieu of taxes for natural resource land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 477A.12, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 1203, A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying the Public Employees Retirement Association general plan provisions; merging the Minneapolis employees retirement fund division into the general employees retirement plan; eliminating obsolete language resulting from the merger; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256D.21; 353.01, subdivisions 2a, 6, 48; 353.03, subdivision 1; 353.05; 353.06; 353.27, subdivisions 1, 3b, by adding a subdivision; 353.34, subdivision 1; 353.37, subdivision 1; 353.46, subdivisions 2, 6; 353.50, subdivision 6; 353.505; 356.214, subdivision 1; 356.215, subdivision 11; 356.30, subdivision 3; 356.302, subdivision 7; 356.303, subdivision 4; 356.32, subdivision 2; 356.401, subdivision 3; 356.407, subdivision 2; 356.415, subdivision 2; 356.461, subdivision 2; 356.465, subdivision 3; 480.181, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 353.01, subdivision 49; 353.27, subdivision 1a; 353.50, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10; 354.71.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

O'Driscoll introduced:

H. F. 1204, A bill for an act relating to retirement; voluntary statewide lump-sum volunteer firefighter retirement plan; clarifying the calculation of the short service alternative pension computation for former defined contribution relief association members; adding additional service pension levels; relaxing certain deadlines for approval of service pension level increases; clarifying the application of the vesting provisions for portable service pensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 353G.09, subdivision 3; 353G.11, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 4; 353G.13, subdivisions 1, 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 1205, A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing the city of St. Paul to regulate engine braking on a segment of Interstate Highway 94.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 1206, A bill for an act relating to public safety; traffic regulations; prohibiting handheld use of wireless communications devices while a vehicle is in motion or part of traffic; establishing fines and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.475, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Whelan, Zerwas, Uglem, Newton and Scott introduced:

H. F. 1207, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to U.S. Highway 10 in the cities of Anoka and Ramsey; 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.

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 1208, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring health care quality measures and payment methods to identify and adjust for health disparities related to race, ethnicity, language, and sociodemographic risk factors; establishing a health equity data plan; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62U.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 256B.072.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Barrett; Fischer; Johnson, C.; Yarusso and Baker introduced:

H. F. 1209, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring suicide prevention training; requiring training for law enforcement in techniques to de-escalate mental health crises; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.09, subdivision 4; 145.56, subdivisions 2, 4; 626.8452, subdivision 3; 626.8455, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Newberger introduced:

H. F. 1210, A bill for an act relating to energy; delaying achievement of the renewable energy standard for a utility experiencing substantial rate increases due to the standard; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.1691, subdivision 2b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Peterson; Norton; Mack; Halverson; Dean, M., and Newton introduced:

H. F. 1211, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the disability waiver rate system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.49, subdivision 26; 256B.4913, subdivisions 4a, 5; 256B.4914, subdivisions 2, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15, 16.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Quam and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1212, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; making various changes in the taxation of agricultural property; creating a valuation exclusion for homeowners over age 65; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 273.11, by adding a subdivision; 273.13, subdivision 23, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 1213, A bill for an act relating to drug testing; requiring drug testing under certain workforce development and employment and training programs; requiring the commissioner of human services to submit federal waiver requests to allow for drug testing under certain programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 181.951, by adding a subdivision; 256.01, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Liebling; Norton; Schultz; Simonson; Murphy, M.; Bly; Johnson, C.; Quam; Davids; Pierson and Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 1214, A bill for an act relating to insurance; specifying geographical considerations in regard to implementing and adjusting the Affordable Care Act in this state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62K.10, subdivisions 2, 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Melin, Anzelc, Metsa and Dill introduced:

H. F. 1215, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for services for domestic violence victims.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Poppe; Hamilton; Anderson, P., and Bly introduced:

H. F. 1216, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for farm mental health counseling support.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Finance.

Davnie, Marquart, Urdahl and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 1217, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for concurrent enrollment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.13, subdivision 4; 124D.09, subdivisions 5, 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Atkins, Masin, Hansen, Schoen and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 1218, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; allowing Dakota County to impose a sales and use tax to fund transportation spending.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Davnie, Marquart, Halverson, Loon, Zerwas and Moran introduced:

H. F. 1219, A bill for an act relating to education; reporting data on homeless and highly mobile students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.30, subdivision 3; 120B.31, subdivision 4; 120B.36, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Kresha; Loon; Hertaus; Wills; Anderson, P.; Nornes; Christensen; Peterson and Fenton introduced:

H. F. 1220, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying early learning scholarship parameters; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.165.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Zerwas, Thissen and Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 1221, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing nursing facility construction project rate adjustments for certain facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Hertaus, Newton, Zerwas and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 1222, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing school boards to reallocate compensatory revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.15, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Newton and Uglem introduced:

H. F. 1223, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for a fabrication lab for the Anoka-Hennepin school district's Secondary Technical Education Program.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Daniels, Swedzinski and Newton introduced:

H. F. 1224, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for technology and operations at the Minnesota State Academies for the Deaf and Blind.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Melin, Winkler, Metsa, Sundin, Persell, Bly, Liebling, Newton, Nelson, Lillie and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 1225, A bill for an act relating to employment; enacting the Wage Theft Protection Act; modifying labor standards; classifying data; modifying penalties; creating a new crime; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.7905, by adding a subdivision; 177.23, subdivision 7; 177.25, subdivision 1; 177.253, subdivision 1; 177.254, subdivision 1; 177.27, subdivisions 7, 8, 9, by adding subdivisions; 177.32; 181.032; 541.05, subdivision 1; 541.07; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 177; 181; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 5200.0080, subpart 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1226, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for veterinary facilities at the University of Minnesota; 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.

Moran introduced:

H. F. 1227, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a pilot grant program for outreach to communities of color and other under-represented minority groups who are or may be afflicted with dementia but are not yet diagnosed; appropriating money for health outreach grants and specific education activities.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care Policy.

Norton introduced:

H. F. 1228, A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the commissioner of human services to seek federal waivers and approvals for a residential campus program for individuals with autism spectrum disorder; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 1229, A bill for an act relating to transportation; clarifying the authority of state patrol employees who are not troopers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299D.06.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 1230, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the definition of agricultural purposes for class 2 properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.13, subdivision 23.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Mariani, Yarusso, Moran, Bly, Davnie and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 1231, A resolution urging the President and Congress to overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Quam, Zerwas, Lohmer, Winkler, Hilstrom, Slocum and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1232, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending provisions on data privacy, predatory offender registration, evidence, crime victim protections, and criminal defenses relating to sex trafficking; creating new criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.82, subdivision 17; 243.166, subdivision 1b; 609.1095, subdivision 1; 609.324, subdivision 1; 609.325, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 609.3471; 611A.26, subdivisions 1, 6; 617.242, subdivision 6; 628.26.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Christensen, Erickson and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1233, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain student discipline provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 121A.45, subdivision 3; 121A.46, by adding a subdivision; 121A.53; 121A.55; 121A.575; 121A.61, subdivision 3; 121A.67, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Winkler, Zerwas, Lohmer, Hilstrom, Mariani and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 1234, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding criminal sexual conduct offenses for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 609.341, subdivision 10; 609.342, subdivision 1; 609.343, subdivision 1; 609.344, subdivision 1; 609.345, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Anderson, P. and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1235, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; farmer-lender mediation; modifying the amount of debt required for a mediation notice; extending the farmer-lender mediation program until 2021; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 336.9-601; 550.365, subdivision 1; 559.209, subdivision 1; 582.039, subdivision 1; 583.215.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 1236, A bill for an act relating to budget reserve; finance; conforming buyback level for the budget reserve with the most recent forecast; changing date of the revenue reserve report; changing the members who receive the report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.152, subdivisions 2, 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Christensen, Erickson and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1237, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain individualized education program provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 125A.08.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Loonan, Norton, McNamara, Smith, O'Neill and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 1238, A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying off-sale intoxicating liquor sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Loon, Loonan, Norton, Wills, Petersburg and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 1239, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing municipalities to allow off-sales on Sundays; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Fabian, Kiel, Nornes, Backer, Lien, Marquart and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 1240, 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.

Albright; Anderson, S.; Norton; O'Neill; Fabian and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 1241, A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring a statewide uniform minimum wage; providing uniformity for employment mandates on private employers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 177.24, 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 Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Zerwas, Lesch, Scott, Hamilton, Cornish and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 1242, A bill for an act relating to data practices; authorizing certain data on disability certificate holders to be released for purposes of enforcing parking restrictions in cities and towns; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.69, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 1243, A bill for an act relating to transportation; reducing transportation and infrastructure costs through community virtualization electronic access; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 1244, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring the terms of school board members to run concurrently; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.09, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1245, A bill for an act relating to public employment; repealing legislator's leave of absence from public employer entitlements; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 3.088.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Mack; Schomacker; Schoen; Backer; Schultz; Barrett; Norton; Poppe; Dean, M.; Swedzinski; Quam; Gunther and Albright introduced:

H. F. 1246, A bill for an act relating to health insurance; requiring coverage for telemedicine for health carriers and medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 3b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Laine, Cornish, Moran, Lohmer and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 1247, A bill for an act relating to public safety; addressing needs of incarcerated women relating to pregnancy and childbirth; requiring a report on use of restraints; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 241.88, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 241.89, subdivisions 1, 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Freiberg; Loon; Dehn, R.; Carlson; Erickson; Davnie; Nelson; Hausman; Hornstein; Hilstrom and Selcer introduced:

H. F. 1248, A bill for an act relating to the West Metro Education Program; conveying school buildings to member districts; providing for an orderly transition.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1249, A bill for an act relating to housing; creating a grant program for modification or improvements to homes of people over the age of 65 and people with disabilities; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 1250, A bill for an act relating to waters; providing authority to charge surcharges and fees to water users within the north and east metro groundwater management area; 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.

Hornstein; Lien; Uglem; Newberger; Freiberg; Carlson; Winkler; Dehn, R.; Nelson and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 1251, A bill for an act relating to transportation; railroads; providing for a railroad assessment; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 219.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Hamilton; Murphy, E.; Gunther and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1252, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a health care program for low-income uninsured adults and children who are ineligible for medical assistance or MinnesotaCare; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256L.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Uglem and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 1253, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting use of electronic delivery devices in certain places; allowing sampling of vapor from electronic delivery devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144.413, subdivision 4; 144.4167, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 1254, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing for local approval of certain local sales and use tax and validation of prior act.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Hertaus, Cornish, Newton and Dehn, R. introduced:

H. F. 1255, A bill for an act relating to public safety; lowering the alcohol concentration standard for enhanced criminal penalties in the DWI law to match the existing standard for enhanced civil DWI sanctions; applying license plate impoundment to all DWI offenders and making other changes to the plate impoundment law; providing that DWI offenders are not required to take a specified examination as a condition of driver's license reinstatement; providing that certain participants in the DWI ignition interlock program do not have to obtain a limited driver's license as a condition of participating; allowing DWI offenders to pay their driver's license reinstatement fees and surcharges in installments; specifying which DWI ignition interlock program participants must present a noncancelable insurance certificate as a prerequisite to participating in the program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169A.03, subdivision 3; 169A.07; 169A.275, subdivision 5; 169A.285, subdivision 1; 169A.46, subdivision 1; 169A.60, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 13; 171.29, subdivisions 1, 2; 171.30, subdivision 1; 171.306, subdivisions 4, 6; 609B.235, subdivision 2.

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. 1256, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for construction of a railroad crossing quiet zone in the cities of Goodview and Minnesota City; 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.

Zerwas and Sundin introduced:

H. F. 1257, A bill for an act relating to government contracting; clarifying the responsible contractor law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16C.285, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Franson, Allen and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1258, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a grant program to increase organ donation among underserved communities; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance.

Backer; Lien; Marquart; Anderson, P., and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 1259, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing early education services for certain students from adjoining states; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 121A.17, subdivision 5; 124D.041, subdivisions 1, 2; 124D.165, subdivision 2; 125A.03.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 1260, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying provisions of the Cosmetology Examiners Board; making changes to licensing provisions; increasing license fees; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 155A.21; 155A.23, subdivision 8, by adding subdivisions; 155A.24, subdivision 2; 155A.25, subdivisions 1a, 5, by adding subdivisions; 155A.27, subdivisions 1, 2, 5a; 155A.29, subdivisions 1, 2; 155A.30, subdivisions 5, 10.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 1261, A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating rulemaking by state agencies; providing process requirements for rules that have substantial economic impact; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 14.02, by adding a subdivision; 14.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 14.116; 14.127; 14.131; 14.388, subdivision 2; 14.389, subdivision 2; 14.44; 14.45.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

Hackbarth, Hoppe and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1262, A bill for an act relating to transportation; commercially navigable waters; creating an upriver business grant program for businesses affected by the closure of the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam; modifying the transportation economic development program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 174.12, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 1263, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a video resource grant program; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Finance.

Rosenthal, Garofalo, Zerwas, Slocum, Selcer, Allen and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 1264, A bill for an act relating to health insurance; requiring coverage under health plans for acupuncture services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 1265, A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; providing dedicated aid to certain cities to fund transportation costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 477A.013, by adding a subdivision; 477A.03, subdivision 2a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Hausman and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 1266, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying an appropriation for the Hennepin Center for the Arts; amending Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 21, subdivision 13.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.

Pinto; Hansen; Johnson, S.; Lillie; Fischer; Murphy, E.; Lesch; Moran; Hausman; Atkins and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 1267, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for predesign and design of an environmental learning center in Crosby Farms Regional Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Davids, Sanders and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1268, A bill for an act relating to insurance; permitting individuals to contract with an insurance producer to advocate on the individual's behalf with respect to health coverage with an insurance company; regulating payment of commissions by issuers of qualified health plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 60K.31, by adding subdivisions; 60K.48, by adding a subdivision; 60K.49, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Regulatory Reform.

Davids, Newton, Simonson and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1269, A bill for an act relating to military officers; providing for reimbursement grants to local units of government for public safety personnel on authorized leave; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 190.16, by adding a subdivision; 192.26, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State Government Finance.

Urdahl and Lucero introduced:

H. F. 1270, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring public high school students to take the Minnesota comprehensive assessments in order to graduate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.02, subdivision 2; 120B.023, subdivision 1; 120B.30, subdivision 1; 120B.35, subdivision 3; 120B.36, subdivision 1; 124D.861, subdivisions 1, 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Education Innovation Policy.

Quam, Allen, Mack, Loeffler and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 1271, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying group residential housing eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256I.04, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Mack, Schomacker, Halverson and Quam introduced:

H. F. 1272, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying human services licensing actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 245A.06, by adding a subdivision; 245A.07, by adding a subdivision; 245A.08, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 626.557, subdivision 12b; 626.5572, subdivision 17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Reform.

Hansen, Atkins and Wills introduced:

H. F. 1273, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Big Rivers Regional Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 1274, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting use of lead shot; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97B.031, by adding a subdivision; 97B.041.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Mining and Outdoor Recreation Policy.

Lucero and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1275, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for county assessors to determine land value for Green Acres; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 273.111, subdivision 4; 273.114, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Winkler, Hansen, Wagenius, Persell and Schoen introduced:

H. F. 1276, 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.

Gruenhagen, Moran, Schomacker, Nornes and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1277, A bill for an act relating to health; creating a Council on International Medical Graduates; 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.

Persell; Gunther; Mahoney; Murphy, M., and Bly introduced:

H. F. 1278, A bill for an act relating to rural economic development; creating an organic agriculture financing program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture Policy.

Schoen, Fenton, McNamara and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1279, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying the appropriation of general obligation bond proceeds for the HERO project; amending Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 15, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.

Sanders introduced:

H. F. 1280, A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing jurisdictions to adopt ranked-choice voting; establishing procedures for adoption, implementation, and use of ranked-choice voting; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 205.13, subdivision 2; 206.83; 206.89, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 206; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204E.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Government Operations and Elections Policy.

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