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All bills introduced this biennium


The following House Files were introduced:

Hoppe, Davids and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 1, A bill for an act relating to health care coverage; providing a temporary program to help pay for health insurance premiums; modifying requirements for health maintenance organizations; modifying provisions governing health insurance; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 60A.08, subdivision 15; 60A.235, subdivision 3; 60A.236; 62D.02, subdivision 4; 62D.03, subdivision 1; 62D.05, subdivision 1; 62D.06, subdivision 1; 62D.19; 62E.02, subdivision 3; 62L.12, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62D.12, subdivision 9; 62K.11.

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

Davids, Drazkowski and Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 2, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income, corporate franchise, and estates; conforming to federal changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31; 290.0131, subdivision 10; 290.0133, subdivision 12; 290A.03, subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. 3, A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing and governing implementation of requirements of the federal REAL ID Act; amending certain requirements governing driver's licenses and Minnesota identification cards; amending imposition of certain fees; requiring legislative reporting; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 171.01, by adding subdivisions; 171.017; 171.04, by adding a subdivision; 171.06, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 171.07, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 9a; 171.071, subdivision 3; 171.072; 171.12, by adding subdivisions; 171.27; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171; repealing Laws 2009, chapter 92, section 1, as amended.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 4, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a school building bond agricultural property tax credit; modifying the state general levy; providing income tax subtractions for Social Security benefits and contributions to section 529 college savings plans; providing income tax credits for section 529 college savings plans and student loan payments; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 127A.45, subdivisions 10, 13; 273.1392; 273.1393; 275.025, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 275.065, subdivision 3; 275.07, subdivision 2; 275.08, subdivision 1b; 276.04, subdivision 2; 290.0132, by adding subdivisions; 290.091, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 273; 290.

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

Hoppe and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 5, A bill for an act relating to insurance; health; creating a state-operated reinsurance program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62E.10, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62E.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 6, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for Public Utilities Commission members to be elected at the state general election; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 10A.01, subdivision 10; 10A.09, subdivision 6a; 10A.27, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 4a; 204B.11, subdivision 1; 204B.32, subdivision 2; 204D.02, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.27, by adding a subdivision; 209.02, subdivision 1; 211B.01, subdivision 3; 216A.03, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 290.06, subdivision 23; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216A.03, subdivisions 1, 1a.

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

Nash introduced:

H. F. 7, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for staggered terms of Metropolitan Council members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.123, subdivision 2a.

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

Davids and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 8, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a refundable credit for student loan payments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Lueck introduced:

H. F. 9, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a phased-in subtraction for Social Security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Dean, M.; Gruenhagen and Miller introduced:

H. F. 10, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the state to transition from MNsure to a federally facilitated marketplace; appropriating money; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62V.01; 62V.02; 62V.03; 62V.04; 62V.05; 62V.051; 62V.055; 62V.06; 62V.07; 62V.08; 62V.09; 62V.10; 62V.11.

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

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 11, A bill for an act relating to pensions; permitting alternative allocation of fire state aid for city of Austin.

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

Lueck introduced:

H. F. 12, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the state general levy base; providing market value exclusions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 275.025, subdivisions 1, 4.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. 13, A bill for an act relating to business organizations; nonprofit corporations; modifying the definition of certain terms; providing certain powers and duties of incorporators and directors; regulating certain mergers and conversions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 317A.011, subdivisions 13, 20; 317A.171, subdivisions 1, 2; 317A.203; 317A.241, subdivision 1; 317A.311; 317A.443, subdivision 1; 317A.671; 317A.811, subdivisions 1, 2, 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 317A.

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

Miller introduced:

H. F. 14, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rural Finance Authority; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 15, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending disbursement of criminal surcharge; establishing a dedicated amount to the peace officer training account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 357.021, subdivision 7.

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

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 16, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the credit for past military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0677, subdivisions 1a, 2.

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

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 17, A bill for an act relating to military veterans; exempting certain disabled veterans from the motor vehicle registration tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 168.031.

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

Loon introduced:

H. F. 18, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate tax; conforming to the federal exclusion amount; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1; 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Davids and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 19, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a refundable credit for student loan payments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Davids and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 20, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a refundable credit for student loan payments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Murphy, E. and Omar introduced:

H. F. 21, A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing a student loan ombudsperson; requiring the licensure of student loan servicers; prohibiting certain practices in student loan servicing; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 58B.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. 22, A bill for an act relating to real property; exempting certain trusts from reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 500.24, subdivision 4.

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

Quam and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 23, 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.

Clark and Allen introduced:

H. F. 24, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for predesign of the renovation of the Minneapolis American Indian Center.

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

Howe introduced:

H. F. 25, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing extended financial aid eligibility; facilitating credit transfer; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 135A; 136A.

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

Quam and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 26, 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 Security Policy and Finance.

Quam and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 27, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, section 1; allowing owners of agricultural land, real property that is both nonhomesteaded and noncommercial, or small business property to vote on levy or bond referendums where the property is located; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.

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

Quam and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 28, 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 2016, 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.

Quam introduced:

H. F. 29, A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing immigrant worker enterprise zones; requiring law enforcement to comply with federal detainers; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116L; 299A.

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

Loon and Daudt introduced:

H. F. 30, A bill for an act relating to liquor; permitting off-sale intoxicating liquor sales on Sunday; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.

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

Loon and Daudt introduced:

H. F. 31, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing municipalities to allow off-sales on Sundays; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.

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

Nash introduced:

H. F. 32, 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 and Regional Governance Policy.

Johnson, B. and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 33, A bill for an act relating to sentencing; requiring legislative approval for sentencing guidelines modifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 244.09, subdivision 11.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 34, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating the Minnesota Public Safety Personnel Protection Act; increasing penalties for obstructing emergency responders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.50.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 35, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for the classification of garage condominiums not used commercially; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 25.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 36, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for the classification of storage condominiums not used commercially; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 25.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 37, A bill for an act relating to energy; repealing provisions governing hydrogen as an energy source; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 216B.8109; 216B.811; 216B.812; 216B.813; 216B.815.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 38, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing public transparency related to managed care and county-based purchasing plan financial reporting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.69, subdivisions 9a, 9c.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 39, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing requirements for staff at residential programs to make food purchases using resident EBT cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 245A.11, by adding a subdivision.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 40, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing property to qualify for agricultural homestead classification under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.124, subdivision 14.

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

Quam and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 41, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing the Student Physical Privacy 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.

Lesch; Garofalo; Rosenthal; Bernardy; Hausman; Johnson, S.; Hornstein; Freiberg; Slocum; Lillie; Fischer and Carlson, L. introduced:

H. F. 42, 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.

Quam introduced:

H. F. 43, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing an exemption for religious beliefs for entities providing certain services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

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

Lillie introduced:

H. F. 44, 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.

Quam and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 45, A bill for an act relating to labor; restricting public union release time; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 179A.07, subdivision 6.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. 46, A bill for an act relating to real property; making miscellaneous changes to the filing of certificates of value, recording, registration, and other provisions affecting real estate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 272.115, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 507.0943; 508.06; 508.25; 508.29; 508.421, subdivision 1a; 508.47, subdivision 7; 508.671; 508.71, subdivision 3; 508.81; 508.82, subdivision 1; 508A.06; 508A.25; 508A.29; 508A.421, subdivision 1a; 508A.47, subdivision 7; 508A.71, subdivision 3; 508A.82, subdivision 1; 559.23.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 47, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Byllesby 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.

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 48, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Dennison for sewage treatment system 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.

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 49, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water and drainage infrastructure in the city of New Trier; 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 Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 50, 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 2016, section 179A.03, subdivision 14.

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

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 51, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the disabled veteran's exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

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

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 52, 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.

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 53, 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.

Quam and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 54, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for Internet service machinery and equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lohmer, Fenton, Zerwas, Rarick, Miller, Runbeck, Albright, Green and Daudt introduced:

H. F. 55, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for obstructing a highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 160.2715; 609.74.

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

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 56, 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.

Quam introduced:

H. F. 57, A bill for an act relating to crime; preventing revictimization of a victim of a violent crime; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 611A.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 58, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for a study of the measurement of controlled substance level of persons stopped or arrested for driving while impaired.

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

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 59, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing training for peace officers in de-escalation techniques; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 626.8452, subdivision 2.

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

Quam and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 60, A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing a procedure for provisional balloting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Quam introduced:

H. F. 61, 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.

Quam introduced:

H. F. 62, 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 2016, 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 Security Policy and Finance.

Quam introduced:

H. F. 63, A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying election judge party affiliation as public data on individuals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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 Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 64, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the dependent care credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.067, subdivisions 1, 2, 2b, 3; 290.0674, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.067, subdivision 2a.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 65, A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; imposing a surtax on certain corporations with high principal executive officer to median worker pay ratios; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 66, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying isolation and quarantine provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.4196.

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

Liebling; Thissen; Schultz; Halverson; Murphy, E.; Murphy, M.; Clark; Wagenius; Freiberg; Fischer; Omar; Ward; Maye Quade; Carlson, A.; Masin; Nelson; Olson; Dehn, R.; Lien; Bernardy; Kunesh-Podein; Lee; Youakim; Bly; Lillie; Johnson, S.; Ecklund; Davnie; Moran; Johnson, C.; Loeffler; Pinto; Flanagan and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 67, A bill for an act relating to health insurance; providing premium relief; appropriating money.

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

Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 68, A bill for an act relating to liquor; creating labeling requirements for 3.2 percent malt liquor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Quam introduced:

H. F. 69, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing the Board of Educator Licensing; transferring the responsibilities and duties for licensure of teachers and supervisory and support personnel to the Board of Educator Licensing; directing the revisor of statutes to prepare a bill for the 2018 legislature; 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.

Quam and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 70, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing retention requirements for electronic communications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 138.17, subdivisions 1, 7.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 71, A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying the meaning of the household size methodology for pregnant women under medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.056, subdivision 1a.

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. 72, 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.

Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 73, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring health maintenance organizations to participate in the commercial market to the same extent they serve state health program enrollees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62D.04, by adding a subdivision.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 74, 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 2016, 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 Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Quam introduced:

H. F. 75, 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 Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

Fischer and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 76, A bill for an act relating to creative freedom; adopting the Creative Freedom Act; regulating employee invention agreements for veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181.78, by adding a subdivision.

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

Fischer, Rosenthal and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 77, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estates; establishing a single exclusion amount for the Minnesota taxable estate; establishing a single rate; eliminating the recapture tax; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 291.016, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Quam introduced:

H. F. 78, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a goal for pipeline permitting efficiency; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 79, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a veterans home in Fillmore County; allowing for nonstate contributions; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 80, A bill for an act relating to local government aid; dedicating a portion of aid to cities for housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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. 81, 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 2016, 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.

McDonald and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 82, A bill for an act relating to insurance; changing certain health plan market rules and health insurance provisions related to MNsure; repealing MNsure and Minnesota Rules governing MNsure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62A.04, subdivision 2; 62A.65, subdivision 3b; 62K.02, subdivision 1; 62K.03, subdivision 11; 62K.06; 62K.07; 62K.09; 62K.15; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.7191, subdivision 14a; 13D.08, subdivision 5a; 62A.011, subdivision 6; 62A.02, subdivision 8; 62V.01; 62V.02; 62V.03; 62V.04; 62V.05; 62V.051; 62V.055; 62V.06; 62V.07; 62V.08; 62V.09; 62V.10; 62V.11, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 256L.01, subdivision 6; 256L.02, subdivision 6; Laws 2013, chapter 9, sections 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; Minnesota Rules, parts 7700.0010; 7700.0020; 7700.0030; 7700.0040; 7700.0050; 7700.0060; 7700.0070; 7700.0080; 7700.0090; 7700.0100; 7700.0101; 7700.0105.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 83, A bill for an act relating to health care; providing for verification of eligibility for premium assistance; providing that certain health plan rate data are public; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 60A.08, subdivision 15.

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

Freiberg and Carlson, L. introduced:

H. F. 84, A bill for an act relating to pupil transportation; requiring seat belts on newly purchased school buses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169.447, subdivision 2a; 169.685, subdivision 1.

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

McDonald and Davids introduced:

H. F. 85, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate; repealing the estate tax; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 270C.585; 289A.10; 289A.18, subdivisions 3, 3a; 289A.19, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivisions 3, 3a; 289A.30, subdivision 2; 289A.55, subdivision 7; 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.

Freiberg and Carlson, L. introduced:

H. F. 86, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a study and report on the efficacy of Masgutova neuro-sensory-motor and reflex integration.

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

Murphy, M.; Sandstede; Metsa; Hausman; Schultz and Olson introduced:

H. F. 87, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Arrowhead Regional Health and Wellness Center in Hermantown; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Gruenhagen, Hoppe, Miller, Nash, Baker and Loon introduced:

H. F. 88, 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 Finance.

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

H. F. 89, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; modifying the small business investment credit; adding definitions; requiring additional information from applicant businesses; providing for priority businesses; modifying allocation of credits; making the credit permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116J.8737, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 9, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116J.8737, subdivision 12.

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

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

H. F. 90, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise tax; modifying the research credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.068, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Murphy, M. and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 91, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a safe harbor on Lake Superior at Two Harbors; 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, C.; Liebling; Murphy, E.; Schultz; Considine; Moran; Loeffler; Hausman; Hornstein; Freiberg; Lien; Olson; Ecklund; Dehn, R.; Poppe; Koegel; Fischer; Slocum; Johnson, S.; Bernardy; Mahoney; Kunesh-Podein; Allen; Wagenius; Nelson; Murphy, M.; Masin; Flanagan; Hansen; Lillie; Clark; Omar; Bly and Lee introduced:

H. F. 92, A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring the commissioner of human services to seek federal waivers to permit individuals whose income is greater than the income eligibility limit for MinnesotaCare to purchase coverage through MinnesotaCare through a separate MinnesotaCare purchase option.

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

Hausman and Clark introduced:

H. F. 93, A bill for an act relating to housing; prohibiting landlords from charging a prospective tenant more than the actual cost of a tenant screening service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 504B.173, subdivision 1.

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

Bernardy and Kunesh-Podein introduced:

H. F. 94, A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing a driver's license agent appointment.

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

Freiberg; Theis; Rosenthal; Carlson, L.; Thissen; Davnie; Koegel and Clark introduced:

H. F. 95, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying continuing education requirements for certain health professionals; providing coverage for certain acupuncture services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 214.12, by adding a subdivision; 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.

Freiberg; Uglem; Carlson, L.; Kunesh-Podein; Halverson; Loeffler; Davnie; Slocum; Metsa; Schultz; Bernardy; Murphy, E.; Ward; Fischer and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 96, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying exemption procedures related to immunizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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; Urdahl; Applebaum; Carlson, L.; Bly; Koegel; Omar; Kunesh-Podein; Halverson; Slocum; Ward; Clark and Carlson, A. introduced:

H. F. 97, A bill for an act relating to education; integrating service-learning into Minnesota's education system; establishing an evidence-based service-learning grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 98, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an electric substation in the city of Melrose; 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.

Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 99, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for health maintenance organizations; modifying provisions governing health insurance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 60A.08, subdivision 15; 62D.02, subdivision 4; 62D.03, subdivision 1; 62D.05, subdivision 1; 62D.06, subdivision 1; 62D.19; 62E.02, subdivision 3; 62L.12, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62D.12, subdivision 9; 62K.11.

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

Lillie and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 100, 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.

Backer, Newberger and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 101, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for grants to regional emergency medical services programs.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 102, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying an intergovernmental transfer related to ambulance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.196, subdivision 2.

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

Zerwas and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 103, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the scope of a medical assistance rate increase for ambulance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0625, subdivision 17a.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 104, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for the comprehensive advanced life support educational program.

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

Backer, Newberger and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 105, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for the Cooper/Sams volunteer ambulance program and the Cooper/Sams volunteer ambulance trust account.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 106, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying criteria for community medical response emergency medical technician services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0625, subdivision 60a.

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

Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 107, A bill for an act relating to government operation; providing a temporary program to help pay for health insurance premiums; providing transition of care coverage; appropriating money.

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

Rarick introduced:

H. F. 108, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the sale of certain state lands bordering public water in Pine County.

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

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 109, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing for registration refunds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 168.017, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 110, 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.

Newberger introduced:

H. F. 111, A bill for an act relating to gambling; establishing a candidate campaign raffle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.761, by adding a subdivision.

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

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 112, 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.

Newberger introduced:

H. F. 113, A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing construction and operation of a natural gas combined cycle electric generation plant.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 114, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for construction of Prospectors ATV Trail system.

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. 115, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for meal expenses of first responders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0132, by adding a subdivision.

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

Murphy, E.; Omar; Flanagan; Becker-Finn; Hortman; Freiberg; Masin; Kunesh-Podein and Pinto introduced:

H. F. 116, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring affirmative consent standards in campus sexual assault policies; establishing a sexual violence grant program; appropriating money to develop a consent curriculum; appropriating money for sexual violence prevention grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 135A.15, by adding a subdivision; 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 and Career Readiness Policy and Finance.

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 117, 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 Finance.

Howe introduced:

H. F. 118, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying supplemental nutrition assistance program asset limitations; instructing the revisor to update terminology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256D.0515.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 119, A bill for an act relating to taxation; homestead valuation exclusion for disabled veterans; modifying benefit eligibility for a deceased veteran's spouse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

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

Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 120, A bill for an act relating to health; removing the commissioner of health's authority to add qualifying medical conditions or delivery forms of medical cannabis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 152.22, subdivisions 6, 14; 152.27, subdivision 2; repealing Laws 2014, chapter 311, section 20, as amended.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 121, A bill for an act relating to health; allowing certain patients with kidney disease or kidney failure treated with kidney dialysis to enroll in the patient registry for the use of medical cannabis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 152.22, subdivision 14.

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

Nash introduced:

H. F. 122, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying various provisions governing registration, fees, and insurance for motorcycles; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 65B.48, subdivision 5; 171.06, subdivision 2a; 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 and Regional Governance Policy.

Nash introduced:

H. F. 123, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tobacco; modifying the definition of premium cigar; reducing the maximum tax on premium cigars; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297F.01, subdivision 13a; 297F.05, subdivisions 3a, 4a.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 124, A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting road authorities from establishing certain requirements and permits that govern mowing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 160.232.

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

Becker-Finn, Jessup, Mahoney and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 125, 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 Finance.

Hansen and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 126, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of Robert Street in West St. Paul.

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

Dettmer; Daudt; Lesch; Rosenthal; Anderson, S.; Lueck; Howe; Hortman; Ecklund and Bliss introduced:

H. F. 127, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money to public television for Vietnam: Minnesota Remembers project.

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

Drazkowski; Nash; Pugh; O'Neill; Liebling; Bahr, C., and Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 128, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing municipalities to allow off-sales on Sundays; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.

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

Drazkowski; Nash; Pugh; O'Neill; Liebling; Dean, M.; Bahr, C., and Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 129, A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying off-sale intoxicating liquor sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.

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

Miller introduced:

H. F. 130, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the state to transition from MNsure to a federally facilitated marketplace; appropriating money; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62V.01; 62V.02; 62V.03; 62V.04; 62V.05; 62V.051; 62V.055; 62V.06; 62V.07; 62V.08; 62V.09; 62V.10; 62V.11, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 131, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating an Office of Eligibility Services; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256S.

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

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 132, A bill for an act relating to data practices; providing classification of certain law enforcement data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.82, subdivisions 3, 6.

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

Mahoney, Fischer and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 133, 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 Finance.

Mahoney, Fischer and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 134, 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 Finance.

Fenton, Lohmer, Lillie, Jurgens and Franke introduced:

H. F. 135, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring a safety improvement study for the interchange of signed Interstate Highways 94, 494, and 694.

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

Howe introduced:

H. F. 136, 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.

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 137, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for bullion and bullion coin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 138, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use and excise; repealing June accelerated payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 289A.60, subdivision 21; 297F.09, subdivisions 1, 2; 297F.25, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 139, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care assistance subsidy restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 140, A bill for an act relating to education; directing the commissioner of education to plan for restructuring Minnesota's teacher licensure system.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 141, A bill for an act relating to higher education; broadening the intervention for college attendance grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 136A.861, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 7.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 142, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for disparity impact analysis of proposed legislation; requiring state agencies to biannually report actions taken to address disparities; requiring each change item in the governor's budget proposal to include a disparity analysis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.10, subdivision 1c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 15.

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

Green, Grossell, Heintzeman, Newberger, Scott, Backer and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 143, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing counties to file no net gain policies; requiring land sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97A.056, by adding a subdivision.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 144, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to support certain student support services programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 145, A bill for an act relating to public contracts; making the public body liable for unpaid costs when there is no performance or payment bond; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 574.26, 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.

Davnie, Hausman, Olson, Schultz, Allen, Maye Quade, Sandstede, Hilstrom, Lee, Fischer and Lien introduced:

H. F. 146, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for grants to full-service community schools.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 147, A bill for an act relating to transportation; 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 and Regional Governance Policy.

Urdahl, Hausman, Torkelson, Uglem, Lillie, Howe and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 148, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements at Historic Fort Snelling; 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.

Urdahl, Bennett, Loon and Carlson, L. introduced:

H. F. 149, A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing a working group to review progress on Minnesota's school finance reform efforts; appropriating money.

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

Nash, Fabian, Drazkowski, Ecklund, Heintzeman, Grossell, Uglem, Albright, Kresha, Lucero, Sundin and Lueck introduced:

H. F. 150, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing use of scopes on muzzleloaders to take deer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.031, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.031, subdivision 5.

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

Murphy, M.; Olson and Schultz introduced:

H. F. 151, A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money for river systems exhibit.

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

Liebling and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 152, A bill for an act relating to health; providing a premium subsidy for eligible individuals for calendar year 2017; appropriating money.

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

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 153, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the uses of revenues from the Hermantown local option sales tax; amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 2, section 29, subdivision 1, as amended.

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

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 154, A bill for an act relating to taxation; 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.

Gruenhagen and Davids introduced:

H. F. 155, 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 2016, section 290.0132, by adding a subdivision.

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

Gruenhagen and Davids introduced:

H. F. 156, 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 2016, sections 289A.12, by adding a subdivision; 290.0132, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lien and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 157, 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 Finance.

Murphy, M. and Schultz introduced:

H. F. 158, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the Public Facilities Authority for the purpose of debt relief for the Duluth North Shore Sanitary District.

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

Urdahl; Gruenhagen; Anderson, P.; Hamilton; Davids; Swedzinski and Baker introduced:

H. F. 159, 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.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 160, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Chatfield Center for the Arts; 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.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 161, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Blufflands Trail system; 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 introduced:

H. F. 162, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Root River State Trail from Preston to Forestville; 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 and Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 163, A bill for an act relating to taxation; due dates for tax imposed on rural vacant land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 279.01, subdivision 3.

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

Drazkowski; Davids; Hertaus; Dean, M.; Newberger; Nash and Bahr, C. introduced:

H. F. 164, 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 Security Policy and Finance.

Newberger introduced:

H. F. 165, 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 Finance.

Peppin introduced:

H. F. 166, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; limiting fiscal disparities contributions for certain municipalities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Green, Nornes, Miller, Backer, Rarick, Lohmer, Erickson, Scott, Drazkowski, Heintzeman and Grossell introduced:

H. F. 167, A bill for an act relating to waters; eliminating riparian buffer requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 103B.101, subdivision 12a; 103E.315, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103F.48.

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

Fenton, Mahoney, Lohmer, Loonan, Christensen, Davnie, Pugh, Maye Quade, Flanagan, West, Backer, Loeffler, Schultz, Clark, Howe, Franson, Peterson, Pierson, Omar, Whelan, Miller, Slocum, Fischer and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 168, A resolution expressing concern over persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned, forced organ harvesting from nonconsenting prisoners of conscience, primarily from Falun Gong practitioners imprisoned for their spiritual beliefs, and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups in the People's Republic of China.

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

Uglem, Smith, West and Scott introduced:

H. F. 169, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for restoration of the Champlin Mill Pond; 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.

Hansen, Lee, Ecklund and Flanagan introduced:

H. F. 170, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to study the presence of neonicotinoid pesticides in wild deer.

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

Marquart and Lien introduced:

H. F. 171, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; establishing the school building bond agricultural credit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 127A.45, subdivisions 10, 13; 273.1392; 273.1393; 275.065, subdivision 3; 275.07, subdivision 2; 275.08, subdivision 1b; 276.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

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

Lien and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 172, A bill for an act relating to Clay County; allowing the county to impose a local sales and use tax to fund a correctional facility and law enforcement center.

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

Lien and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 173, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to Clay County to construct a new resource recovery campus; 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.

Lien and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 174, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing the full amount of tax on an agricultural homestead to qualify for the property tax refund and the special property tax refund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290A.03, subdivision 6.

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

Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 175, 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 Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 176, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a town road; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 177, 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.

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 178, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for removing vegetation from Kohlman Lake.

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

Scott; Nash; Lesch; Peterson; Drazkowski; Green; Grossell; Loonan; Uglem; Bahr, C., and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 179, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending ignition interlock performance standards; prohibiting use of devices enabled with location tracking capabilities; amending rulemaking authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 171.306, subdivisions 1, 2, 8.

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

Hertaus, Drazkowski and Davids introduced:

H. F. 180, A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring a statewide uniform minimum wage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 177.24, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lucero, Davids and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 181, 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; appropriating money; 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 Innovation Policy.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 182, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and estate; modifying the definition of resident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.01, subdivision 7; 291.005, subdivision 1.

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

Davids and Fenton introduced:

H. F. 183, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the terms for reciprocity with Wisconsin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.081.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 184, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for certain predatory offenses; requiring predatory offender registration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 243.166, subdivision 1b; 609.746, subdivision 1; 609.749, subdivision 3.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 185, A bill for an act relating to state and local government; establishing the ombudsman division in the Office of the Legislative Auditor; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

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

Nash, Albright, Davids, Koznick, O'Neill, Haley, Swedzinski and Youakim introduced:

H. F. 186, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a vendor allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 289A.20, subdivision 4; 297A.77, subdivision 3; 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.

West and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 187, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of a street in the city of Blaine; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Nash, Drazkowski, Rarick, Lucero, Heintzeman, Albright, O'Neill, Newberger, Swedzinski, Cornish, Lohmer, Fabian, Davids, Metsa and Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 188, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for the right to carry without a permit; providing for an optional permit to carry; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 624.714, subdivisions 2, 3, 7, 15, 20, 23, by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 624.714, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 16; 624.7181.

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

Omar introduced:

H. F. 189, 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.

Wagenius, Hansen, Pinto, Lee, Davnie and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 190, A bill for an act relating to water; requiring actions to protect the upper Mississippi River as drinking water source for 1,000,000 Minnesotans; appropriating money.

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

Sundin, Ecklund and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 191, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Moose Lake to impose a local sales and use tax.

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

Heintzeman, Lueck, Pugh, Backer, Bliss, Green, Kresha, Newberger and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 192, A bill for an act relating to public safety; enhancing penalties and establishing minimum fines for repeat violations of driving without a valid license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 171.24.

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

Pelowski and Davids introduced:

H. F. 193, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for phase 2 of the Winona State University Education Village 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 and Career Readiness Policy and Finance.

Wills introduced:

H. F. 194, 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 Finance.

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

H. F. 195, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a water access facility on Lake Superior in Grand Marais; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

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

H. F. 196, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the Cook County Higher Education Board.

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

Lueck, Heintzeman, Ecklund and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 197, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Cuyuna County 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 Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Hansen; Franke; Barr, R., and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 198, 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 Legacy Funding Finance.

Anderson, P.; Lueck; Schomacker; Miller; Swedzinski and Backer introduced:

H. F. 199, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring notification of adjacent landowners when the presence of certain noxious weeds is confirmed; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18.

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

Lien; Marquart; Johnson, C.; Hamilton and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 200, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for a study of valuing agricultural land based on its production value; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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

Runbeck; Lohmer; Smith; Koznick; Scott; Albright; Dean, M., and Nash introduced:

H. F. 201, A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; requiring approval before implementation of the Thrive MSP 2040 metropolitan development guide; requiring revision after local government input; providing for legislative approval of housing-related plans and goals; allowing local governments to reject population and demographic assumptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 473.145; 473.254, subdivisions 2, 3a; 473.857, subdivision 1.

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

Gruenhagen, Lohmer, Lien, Cornish, Urdahl, Runbeck, Marquart, Pelowski, Vogel, McDonald, Nornes and Backer introduced:

H. F. 202, 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 2016, section 256B.0644.

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

Backer; Anderson, P.; Swedzinski; Bliss; McDonald; Heintzeman; Miller; Nornes; Franson and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 203, A bill for an act relating to drainage; modifying drainage system repair procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103E.715, subdivision 4.

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

Runbeck, Hertaus, Drazkowski and Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 204, A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring a highway construction costs study and report; appropriating money.

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

Wills introduced:

H. F. 205, 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.

Uglem, Nelson, Smith and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 206, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an interchange project at marked Trunk Highway 169 and 101st Avenue; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.

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

Uglem, Hortman and Scott introduced:

H. F. 207, 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 Finance.

Hertaus, Davids and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 208, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying provisions for allowed commercial and industrial operations on agricultural preserves; providing for early termination of an agricultural preserve under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 40A.18, subdivision 2; 473H.09; 473H.17, subdivision 1a.

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

Wills introduced:

H. F. 209, A bill for an act relating to contracts; regulating automatic renewal clauses in consumer contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325G.

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

Hertaus, Davids and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 210, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the definition of a resident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.01, subdivision 7.

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

Hertaus, Davids and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 211, 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 2016, section 275.025, subdivisions 1, 2, 4.

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

Davids, Loonan and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 212, A bill for an act relating to insurance producers; regulating payment of commissions by issuers of individual health plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 60K.31, by adding a subdivision; 60K.48, subdivision 4.

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

Lohmer, Fenton, Pierson, Poston, Backer, Rosenthal, Whelan, Heintzeman, Franson, Miller, Bennett, Wills, McDonald, Gunther, Franke, Jurgens, Bliss, Gruenhagen, Koznick, Peterson, Uglem, Scott and Bahr, C. introduced:

H. F. 213, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a phased-in subtraction for Social Security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Rosenthal, Wills, Davids, Garofalo and Carlson, A. introduced:

H. F. 214, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for bullion coin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.

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

Wills introduced:

H. F. 215, 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 2016, section 297A.70, subdivision 14.

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

Wills introduced:

H. F. 216, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for reconstruction of interchange of County Road 42 at marked Trunk Highway 52 in Dakota County.

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

Dehn, R.; Lee; Carlson, A.; McDonald; Baker and Loonan introduced:

H. F. 217, A bill for an act relating to liquor; establishing 2018 Super Bowl extended alcohol service hours.

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

Dehn, R. and Lee introduced:

H. F. 218, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing an intoxicating liquor license for Minneapolis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.404, subdivision 2.

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

Moran, Flanagan, Ward, Fischer and Omar introduced:

H. F. 219, A bill for an act relating to human services; education; providing for system redesign; modifying the basic sliding fee child care program; modifying eligibility for early learning scholarship; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 119B.03, subdivision 4; 124D.165, subdivision 2.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 220, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Koochiching County-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.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 221, 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.

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 222, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a state educational service award for certain volunteers; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

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

Omar introduced:

H. F. 223, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to replace the 5th Street Southeast bridge over Interstate Highway 35W in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Omar introduced:

H. F. 224, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to replace the pedestrian bike bridge over Interstate Highway 94 connecting Cedar-Riverside and Seward neighborhoods in Minneapolis; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

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

Zerwas, Loeffler, Hamilton, Albright and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 225, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the medical assistance asset and spenddown limits for persons who are blind, who have disabilities, or who are age 65 or older; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.056, subdivisions 3, 5c.

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

Dettmer and Davids introduced:

H. F. 226, A bill for an act relating to taxation; lawful gambling taxes; modifying the calculation of the combined net receipts tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297E.02, subdivision 6.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 227, A bill for an act relating to economic development; revising contents of a required cost-of-living study; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116J.013.

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

Peppin, Smith, Lucero and Backer introduced:

H. F. 228, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an interchange on marked Interstate Highway 94 in Dayton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Metsa, Rarick, Ecklund, Sundin and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 229, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a water supply system for northeast Minnesota communities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Fenton; Nash; Anderson, S.; Loonan and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 230, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing Sunday sales; clarifying conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.

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

Lucero, Petersburg, Runbeck, Considine, Cornish and McDonald introduced:

H. F. 231, 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 Finance.

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 232, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for improving facilities at Veterans Rest Camp and Camp Legionville.

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

Johnson, C.; Carlson, L.; Lien; Clark; Sauke; Fischer and Considine introduced:

H. F. 233, A bill for an act relating to state government; increasing the budget reserve to the level recommended by the commissioner of management and budget.

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

Baker and Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 234, A bill for an act relating to energy; amending Public Utilities Commission regulation of municipal electric utilities and rural electric cooperatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.164, subdivisions 5, 9, 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, Metsa, Garofalo, Ecklund and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 235, A bill for an act relating to energy; renaming and repurposing the renewable development account; terminating certain solar energy incentives; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16B.323; 116C.779, subdivision 1; 116C.7792; 216C.41, subdivisions 2, 5a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 116C.779, subdivision 3; 174.187; 216C.411; 216C.412; 216C.413; 216C.414; 216C.415; 216C.416.

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

Omar introduced:

H. F. 236, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of public housing in Minneapolis; 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.

Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 237, A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the commissioner of human services to establish a health care delivery pilot program created by or including North Memorial Health Care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0758.

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

Nash, Drazkowski, Rarick, Lucero, Heintzeman, Albright, O'Neill, Newberger, Swedzinski, Cornish, Bennett, Lohmer, Zerwas, Fabian, Davids, Green, McDonald and Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 238, A bill for an act relating to firearms; clarifying law on use of force in defense of home and person; codifying and extending Minnesota's self-defense and defense of home laws; eliminating the common law duty to retreat in cases of self-defense outside the home; expanding the boundaries of dwelling for purposes of self-defense; creating a presumption in the case of a person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force; extending the rights available to a person in that person's dwelling to a person defending against entry of that person's occupied vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.065.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 239, 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 2016, 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; 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 541.05, subdivision 1; 541.07; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 177; 181; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 240, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; reforming legislative practices; requiring joint budget targets; requiring the Legislative Commission on Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy to study and recommend options for expanding access to legislative records and meetings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.885, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

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

Garofalo and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 241, A bill for an act relating to taxation; special fuels; modifying the tax rate on compressed natural gas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 296A.08, subdivision 2.

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

Bliss introduced:

H. F. 242, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Walker to impose a local sales and use tax.

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

Hamilton, Gunther, Zerwas, Moran, Lillie, Fischer, Theis, Albright and Carlson, L. introduced:

H. F. 243, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an opportunity center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Davids, Metsa and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 244, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a waiver for certain local board of appeals and equalization trainings.

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

Schultz; Hansen; Ecklund; Freiberg; Johnson, C.; Nelson; Mahoney; Sundin; Lesch; Omar; Bly; Olson; Koegel and Flanagan introduced:

H. F. 245, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for automatic voter registration of applicants for a driver's license, instruction permit, or identification card; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.607, by adding a subdivision; 201.161.

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

Schultz, Bly, Pinto, Youakim, Loeffler and Ward introduced:

H. F. 246, A bill for an act relating to redistricting; establishing districting principles for legislative and congressional plans; providing for appointment of a commission to recommend the boundaries of legislative and congressional districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 2.021; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 2.031, subdivision 1.

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

Green, McDonald and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 247, 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 2016, section 16B.297.

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

Green, Runbeck and McDonald introduced:

H. F. 248, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; requiring property tax credits for overvalued property; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 274.

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

Rosenthal, Garofalo and Masin introduced:

H. F. 249, 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.

Loonan and Jurgens introduced:

H. F. 250, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing special registration plates for vehicles operated with no insurance; authorizing the stop of vehicles bearing certain special plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.791, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

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

Loonan and Jurgens introduced:

H. F. 251, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying admissibility of seat belt use for evidentiary purposes; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.685, subdivision 4.

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

Newberger, O'Driscoll and Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 252, A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making the office of county recorder appointive in Benton County.

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

Anderson, S. and Davids introduced:

H. F. 253, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; providing for limited refundability of the research credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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. 254, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; extending the research credit to sole proprietors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.068, subdivision 1.

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

Anderson, S.; Davids and Loon introduced:

H. F. 255, 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 2016, 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.

Swedzinski; Ecklund; Johnson, B.; Bliss; Green; Loonan; Rarick; Howe; Sundin; Pelowski; Nash and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 256, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting adoption of rules limiting use of lead shot; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B.

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

Anderson, S. and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 257, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing retired law enforcement special license plates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Johnson, C.; Considine and Daniels introduced:

H. F. 258, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for South Central College, North Mankato; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Johnson, C. and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 259, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; eliminating the cost-share requirement for schools that receive a tractor rollover protection grant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 17.119, subdivision 1.

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

O'Driscoll and Davids introduced:

H. F. 260, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the long-term care credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0672, subdivision 2.

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

O'Driscoll, Dettmer, Rosenthal, Bliss, Howe, Freiberg, Lee and Franke introduced:

H. F. 261, 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.

Kiel, Poppe, O'Driscoll, Howe and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 262, A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the Alzheimer's disease working group; 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.

Rosenthal; Carlson, A.; Slocum and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 263, A bill for an act relating to transportation; 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 Finance.

Swedzinski, Torkelson, Baker, Hausman, Gunther, Howe and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 264, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for equipment grant to public television.

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

Petersburg and Daniels introduced:

H. F. 265, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for reconstruction of marked U.S. 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 Finance.

Olson; Murphy, M.; Schultz; Hausman and Metsa introduced:

H. F. 266, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for construction of an amphitheater at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Petersburg and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 267, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for a local food promotion and education event.

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

Theis, Knoblach, Erickson, Bennett, Slocum, Mariani and Kresha introduced:

H. F. 268, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for academic and behavioral interventions for low-performing and chronically absent students; appropriating money.

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

Scott, Torkelson, Jessup and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 269, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for closed landfill cleanup; 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.

Franke, Dettmer, Bliss, Lesch, Lee, Jurgens and Ward introduced:

H. F. 270, A bill for an act relating to military veterans; providing a military 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.

Bly introduced:

H. F. 271, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a summer seminar and practicum program; exempting program participants from certain labor laws; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 177.23, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

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. 272, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mill Towns State 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.

Bly introduced:

H. F. 273, A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing a State Bank of Minnesota; authorizing beginning farmer loans; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.27, subdivisions 1, 3, 5; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 48B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.27, subdivision 4.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 274, A bill for an act relating to employment; creating the full employment grant program; requiring a state workforce needs survey; appropriating money.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 275, A bill for an act relating to climate change; creating legislative Health and Climate Resiliency Commission to develop state strategic plan; appropriating money.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 276, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing additional support for homeless students; creating professional development opportunities for staff who work with homeless students; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 120A.20, subdivision 2; 120B.11, subdivision 2; 120B.115; 123B.92, subdivision 1; 125A.76, subdivision 1; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 12, section 4, subdivision 2, as amended.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 277, A bill for an act relating to health care; proposing a constitutional amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I; providing that access to certain health care services is a fundamental right of the people of Minnesota.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 278, 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 2016, 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. 279, 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 2016, section 122A.09, by adding a subdivision.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 280, A bill for an act relating to education; creating alternative accountability measures for certain schools; requesting a federal waiver; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 120B.11, subdivision 1a; 120B.36, 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.

Bly introduced:

H. F. 281, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying language proficiency requirements for students studying Latin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 120B.022, subdivision 1b.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 282, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to help the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement at the University of Minnesota initiate research, evaluation, and assessment services on behalf of policy makers and state and local education entities and stakeholders.

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

Hornstein and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 283, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing an intoxicating liquor license for Minneapolis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.404, subdivision 2.

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

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 284, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for equipment and instruments for the agriculture laboratory.

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

Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 285, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for the reconstruction of the Kellogg-Third Street bridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state transportation bonds.

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

Bernardy and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 286, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for disability parking by vehicles bearing special World War II veteran plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Hertaus, Vogel, McDonald and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 287, 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.

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 288, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Falls International Airport.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 289, 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.

Bly introduced:

H. F. 290, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; providing a tax credit for certain energy improvements; 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.

Scott; Anderson, S.; Pugh and Miller introduced:

H. F. 291, A bill for an act relating to data practices; clarifying the classification of convention center data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.55, subdivision 2.

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

Sundin, Ecklund, Metsa, Rarick and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 292, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for reimbursement of costs associated with beaver damage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 97B.655, subdivision 2; 97B.665, subdivision 2; 97B.667, by adding a subdivision.

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

Sundin, Ecklund, Rarick, Newberger and Moran introduced:

H. F. 293, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing use of spear guns to take fish; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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 Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

Urdahl; Gunther; Murphy, M., and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 294, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for grants to public television.

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

Nash, Lucero, Urdahl, Newberger, O'Neill, Whelan, Hertaus, Pugh, O'Driscoll, Smith, West, McDonald and Albright introduced:

H. F. 295, A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating the use of certain appropriations by the state auditor for litigation expenses; regulating the schedule of charges for calendar year 2017.

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

Urdahl and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 296, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring all governors' portraits to be displayed in the State Capitol at all times; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 138.

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

West and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 297, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of a street in the city of Blaine.

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

Applebaum and Davids introduced:

H. F. 298, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; changing proposed levy certification dates for special taxing districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 275.065, subdivision 1.

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

Swedzinski, Drazkowski and Davids introduced:

H. F. 299, 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 2016, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

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

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 300, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for certain tickets and admissions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 128C.24; 297A.70, subdivision 11.

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

Urdahl, Peterson and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 301, A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; exempting admissions to Minnesota State High School League events; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 128C.24; 297A.70, by adding a subdivision.

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

Peterson, Lesch, Drazkowski and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 302, A bill for an act relating to family law; establishing a cooperative private divorce program; making conforming changes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62A.21, subdivision 2a; 518.191, by adding a subdivision; 518.195, by adding a subdivision; 518A.43, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 303, 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 2016, section 18B.02.

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

Hortman; Hornstein; Bernardy; Carlson, A., and Koegel introduced:

H. F. 304, 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 Finance.

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 305, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; authorizing cities to create land-value taxation districts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 428A.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 306, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying exemption for instructional materials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.67, subdivision 13a.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 307, A bill for an act relating to educational data; protecting online student data and establishing student digital privacy rights; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 308, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to adopt a policy on recess for elementary school students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 121A.215.

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

Bahr, C.; Drazkowski; Hertaus; McDonald; Lohmer and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 309, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for the right to carry a firearm without a permit; providing for penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 624.714, by adding a subdivision; 624.7142, subdivisions 5, 6; 624.7143, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 624.714, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 9, 11a, 13.

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

Olson, Schultz and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 310, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state appropriation bonds; appropriating money for the Duluth steam plant; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Olson, Schultz and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 311, 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 beverages 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.

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 312, 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.

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 313, 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.

Anderson, S.; Peterson and Pugh introduced:

H. F. 314, A bill for an act relating to redistricting; establishing districting principles for legislative and congressional plans; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 2.

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

Anderson, S. and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 315, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; allowing tax credits for parental leave costs; 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.

Anderson, S.; Kresha and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 316, A bill for an act relating to children; requiring reports of maltreatment; establishing a crime of chemical endangerment of unborn children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Lucero, Drazkowski, Newberger, McDonald and Bahr, C. introduced:

H. F. 317, A bill for an act relating to record retention; providing retention requirements for electronic communications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 138.17, subdivisions 1, 7.

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

Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 318, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing shipments of malt liquor into Minnesota with certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297G.07, subdivision 1; 340A.417.

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

Lien; Schultz; Ecklund; Considine; Metsa; Johnson, C.; Poppe; Pelowski and Bly introduced:

H. F. 319, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a loan forgiveness program for individuals working in greater Minnesota; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

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

Lien and Davids introduced:

H. F. 320, A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing a tax credit for certain contributions for higher education scholarships; appropriating money; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.4967, by adding a subdivision; 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 Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance.

Lien and Johnson, S. introduced:

H. F. 321, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing certain exemptions from taxes and fees for eligible veterans with a disability, including certain registration taxes, license plates fees, title fees, driver's license and identification card fees, and motor vehicle sales taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 163.051, subdivision 1; 168.012, by adding a subdivision; 168A.29, by adding a subdivision; 171.01, by adding a subdivision; 171.06, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03.

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

Zerwas; Cornish; Bahr, C.; Fabian; Daudt; Baker; Nash; Drazkowski; McDonald; Pugh; O'Neill; Johnson, B.; Uglem; Franke; Runbeck; Lohmer; Howe; Miller; Theis; Franson; Rarick; Dettmer and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 322, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing governmental units to sue to recover for the public safety response costs related to unlawful assemblies and public nuisances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

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

Howe introduced:

H. F. 323, A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing transportation finance; proposing a constitutional amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, to allocate state tax revenue related to motor vehicle repair or maintenance exclusively to fund roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.94.

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

Backer introduced:

H. F. 324, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; providing an interstate compact for the recognition of emergency medical services personnel licensure; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144E.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 325, 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.

Howe introduced:

H. F. 326, A bill for an act relating to transportation; designating a segment of marked Trunk Highway 23 in the city and town of Paynesville as Medal of Honor recipient Kenneth L. Olson Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 327, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; modifying occupational disease provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 176.011, subdivision 15.

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

Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 328, 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 2016, sections 290.06, subdivisions 2c, 2d; 290.0675, subdivisions 1, 3.

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

Rarick, Smith, Daudt, Theis, Pierson, Loonan, Swedzinski, Sundin, Considine, Ecklund, Daniels, Christensen, McDonald, Hamilton, Poston, Cornish, Lucero, Franson and Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 329, A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating the manufacture, sale, and use of fireworks; dedicating a portion of revenues from the sale of certain fireworks for public safety purposes; providing for a new account in the state treasury; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297A.94; 624.20, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 88.

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

Nash, Nelson, Lesch and Quam introduced:

H. F. 330, A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring a two-thirds vote to impose an interim ordinance; requiring a public hearing after ten-day notice before imposing an interim ordinance relating to housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 462.355, subdivision 4.

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

Anderson, P.; Johnson, C., and Backer introduced:

H. F. 331, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; decreasing the administration and promotion allowance for the tractor rollover protection pilot grant program; appropriating money for tractor rollover protection grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 17.119, subdivision 2.

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

Miller; Johnson, C.; Torkelson; Gunther; Urdahl; Gruenhagen and Backer introduced:

H. F. 332, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring an agreement with the city of Fairfax to operate Fort Ridgely State Park Golf Course.

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

Johnson, C. introduced:

H. F. 333, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying resident licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97A.405, subdivision 5.

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

Zerwas and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 334, A bill for an act relating to health; repealing the Minnesota Radon Licensing Act; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.4961.

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

Layman and Bliss introduced:

H. F. 335, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to cover cost overruns for the Myles Reif Center for the Performing Arts project in Grand Rapids.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 336, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Black Beach campground in Silver Bay; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 337, 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.

Green, McDonald, Ecklund and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 338, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing alternative wetland mitigation options in greater than 80 percent areas; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103G.222, 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.

Knoblach, Urdahl and Theis introduced:

H. F. 339, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for St. Cloud State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 340, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending prohibition governing use of wireless communications device; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.475, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 341, A bill for an act relating to education; pursuing strategies to prevent over-enrolling minority students and English learners in special education, dismissing more minority students than other students with disabilities, or placing more minority students than other students in settings other than general education classrooms; emphasizing cultural competency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 120B.12, subdivision 1; 121A.55; 122A.06, subdivision 4; 125A.08; 125A.56.

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

Metsa introduced:

H. F. 342, A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; adding six unorganized territories to certain distributions of the production tax on taconite; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 298.28, subdivision 3.

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

Metsa introduced:

H. F. 343, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to renovate the Miner's Memorial Building; 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 and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 344, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the calculation of special education aid; increasing school district basic revenue; indexing basic revenue to inflation; authorizing a school district to renew an expiring referendum by action of the school board; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 125A.76, subdivisions 1, 2c; 125A.79, subdivision 5; 126C.10, subdivision 2; 126C.17, by adding a subdivision.

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

Zerwas, Theis, McDonald and Fenton introduced:

H. F. 345, A bill for an act relating to health; creating the Palliative Care Advisory Committee; 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.

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 346, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring peace officers to receive training in crisis response, conflict management, and cultural diversity; reforming and increasing funding for peace officer training reimbursement; providing reimbursement grants for pathway to policing programs; authorizing the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board to collect peace officer race data for a limited purpose; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 171.20, subdivision 4; 357.021, subdivision 7; 363A.08, subdivision 4; 626.8432, subdivision 1; 626.845, subdivision 1; 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 Security Policy and Finance.

Koznick, Metsa, Schultz and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 347, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; regulating transfers of manufactured homes when ownership is at issue; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168A.

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

Hornstein, Pinto, Allen and Lien introduced:

H. F. 348, A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; expanding the definition of domestic corporations to include certain foreign corporations incorporated in tax havens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.01, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 290.17, subdivision 4.

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

McDonald and Bahr, C. introduced:

H. F. 349, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; repealing the tax on digital products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297A.61, subdivisions 3, 4, 38; 297A.668, subdivisions 1, 2, 6a, 7; 297A.669, subdivision 14a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.61, subdivisions 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56.

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

Liebling introduced:

H. F. 350, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the count of pupil units for purposes of calculating charter school lease aid to include a pupil's time spent in PSEO courses; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124E.22.

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

Hertaus, Davids, McDonald, Uglem, Hoppe, Albright, Peterson, Slocum, Zerwas and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 351, A bill for an act relating to taxation; gross revenues and gross receipts; exempting certain supplemental payments from gross revenues that are subject to the provider tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 295.53, subdivision 1.

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

Rosenthal, Cornish and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 352, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating funds to the commissioner of public safety to process controlled substance evidence submitted to the state's crime laboratories for chemical testing in a timely manner.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 353, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for street and sewer improvements in the city of Waldorf; 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.

Fabian, Urdahl, Heintzeman, Fenton, Backer, Schultz, Miller and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 354, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a waiver dispute process for waiver requests requested by health carriers or preferred provider organizations on provider geographic accessibility requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62K.10, subdivision 5.

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

Wagenius; Murphy, E.; Maye Quade; Lee and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 355, A bill for an act relating to health; lowering the blood lead level that constitutes an elevated blood lead level in the Lead Poisoning Prevention Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.9501, subdivision 9.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 356, 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 Civil Law and Data Practices Policy.

Allen, Hornstein, Mariani, Liebling and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 357, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding general assistance eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256D.01, subdivision 1a; 256D.05, subdivision 1.

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

Bly; Koegel; Clark; Dehn, R.; Ward; Allen; Lee; Sundin; Ecklund; Nelson; Hausman; Carlson, L.; Bernardy; Omar; Moran; Wagenius; Schultz; Mahoney; Flanagan; Hansen; Freiberg; Olson; Considine; Lien; Slocum; Liebling; Lesch; Pinto; Fischer; Masin; Lillie; Johnson, C.; Mariani; Davnie and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 358, A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and auditor general for the Minnesota Health Plan; requesting a 1332 waiver; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62W.

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

Lucero, Garofalo and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 359, A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing prohibition on issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Murphy, M.; Schultz and Olson introduced:

H. F. 360, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Minneapolis to Duluth high-speed passenger rail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Nelson introduced:

H. F. 361, A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring the payout of earned paid time off at separation from employment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181.171, by adding subdivisions.

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

Murphy, M.; Olson and Schultz introduced:

H. F. 362, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to the Duluth airports.

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

Davids, Ecklund, Metsa, Sundin, Knoblach, Layman, Franke and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 363, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for building materials purchased by nonprofit snowmobile clubs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dettmer, Lillie and Fenton introduced:

H. F. 364, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing sale of certain state lands.

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

Applebaum introduced:

H. F. 365, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a refundable student loan credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Hansen, Bly and Davids introduced:

H. F. 366, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting use of unmanned aircraft systems to take, harm, or harass wild animals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.

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

Bliss and Layman introduced:

H. F. 367, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a bridge over the Popple River in Itasca 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.

Bliss, Howe and Poston introduced:

H. F. 368, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting the assignment of military pay or benefits; providing penalties and remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

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

Theis; Mahoney; Gunther; Swedzinski; Clark; O'Driscoll; Johnson, C.; Considine; Lien and Knoblach introduced:

H. F. 369, A bill for an act relating to vocational rehabilitation; appropriating money for centers for independent living.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 370, 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.

Fenton, Lillie and Dean, M. introduced:

H. F. 371, A bill for an act relating to counties; allowing a county board to temporarily fill a county commissioner vacancy by appointment in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 375.101, subdivision 1.

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

Nash and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 372, A bill for an act relating to solid waste; prohibiting incentives for specified methods of collection or recycling; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 115A.94, by adding a subdivision.

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

Howe and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 373, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing rebates for natural gas vehicles and fueling stations; establishing a rebate program with the Department of Commerce; appropriating money.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 374, A bill for an act relating to the city of Canby; allowing creation of a special tax increment financing district.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 375, A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing a county board to appropriate money for a veterans memorial anywhere in the county; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 375.18, subdivision 10.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 376, A bill for an act relating to education; creating choice scholarships for students who have dropped out of high school; authorizing rulemaking; 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.

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 377, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating franchises; prohibiting disclaimers of violations; regulating renewals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 80C.13, subdivision 2; 80C.14, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 80C.17, subdivision 5; 80C.21.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 378, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute upgrades.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 379, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing additional school employees to participate in Southwest Minnesota State University's special education teacher education program; extending an appropriation; amending Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 25, section 62, subdivision 17.

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

Urdahl and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 380, A bill for an act relating to transportation; increasing fines for certain traffic violations around school buses; requiring violator to attend driver improvement clinic; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.444, subdivision 2.

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

Petersburg and Davids introduced:

H. F. 381, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; clarifying exemption on nonprofit tickets or admissions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.70, subdivision 10.

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

Liebling; Schultz; Murphy, E.; Sauke; Lien; Fischer; Considine; Loeffler and Allen introduced:

H. F. 382, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing network access standards based on appointment wait times for managed care and county-based purchasing plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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.

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 383, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for a Rice Creek Regional Trail crossing on Silver Lake Road in New Brighton.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 384, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for early voting; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 201.022, subdivision 1; 203B.001; 203B.01, by adding a subdivision; 203B.03, subdivision 1; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.081, subdivision 2; 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; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 203B.081, subdivision 3.

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

Lucero, Knoblach, O'Neill, McDonald, Theis, Howe and Newberger introduced:

H. F. 385, A bill for an act relating to transportation; 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 Finance.

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