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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

All bills introduced this biennium


The following House Files were introduced:

Sertich; Hausman; Huntley; Lieder; Carlson; Kelliher; Obermueller; Solberg; Hornstein; Murphy, M.; Morgan; Pelowski; Knuth; Hayden; Murphy, E.; Thissen; Poppe; Swails; Kalin; Champion; Hansen; Sterner; Dittrich; Nelson; Gardner; Bunn; Masin; Mahoney; Wagenius; Slawik; Peterson; Loeffler; Tillberry; Bigham and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1, A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota economy; creating a state partnership with federal efforts to restore the American economy; outlining appropriations and authorizing bonding for use in supplementing the federal Economic Rescue and Recovery Act; appropriating money; authorizing bonds.

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

Greiling; Kelliher; Morrow; Mariani; Davnie; Murphy, M.; Carlson; Jackson; Lillie; Norton; Newton; Bly; Falk; Hilstrom; Faust; Morgan; Haws; Brown; Benson; Peterson; Hausman; Sterner; Sertich; Bigham; Ward; Winkler; Marquart; Simon; Persell; Olin; Clark; Champion; Solberg; Tillberry and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 2, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the school finance system; creating a new education funding framework; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.53, subdivision 5; 124D.4531; 124D.59, subdivision 2; 124D.65, subdivision 5; 125A.76, subdivision 5; 125A.79, subdivision 7; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 126C.05, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 17; 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3, 4, 6, 13, 14, 18, by adding subdivisions; 126C.13, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.17, subdivisions 1, 5, 6; 126C.20; 126C.40, subdivision 1; 127A.51; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 123B; 126C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.54; 123B.57, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 123B.591; 125A.76, subdivision 4; 125A.79, subdivision 6; 126C.10, subdivisions 2b, 13a, 13b, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 31a, 31b, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36; 126C.12; 126C.126; 127A.50.

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

Welti, Morrow and Haws introduced:

H. F. 3, A bill for an act relating to state government operations; eliminating unnecessary state mandates.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mahoney, Rukavina, Davnie, Gunther and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 4, A bill for an act relating to unemployment compensation; providing for a new base period for calculating benefits; providing for a limited extension of benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 268.035, subdivision 4.

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

Kalin, Kelliher, Davnie, Hausman, Gunther, Hilty, Sertich, Morrow, Hornstein, Bly, Winkler, Sterner, Knuth, Sailer, Eken, Gardner, Wagenius, Clark, Loeffler, Obermueller, Newton, Bigham, Kath, Thissen, Lillie, Hilstrom, Welti, Mahoney, Hansen, Ruud, Hayden, Champion and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 5, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring the commissioner of commerce to develop a state plan for a green infrastructure; providing funding to create energy-efficient residences; authorizing bonding to fund energy-efficient public buildings, renewable energy for public schools, green industrial parks, and a solar certification laboratory.

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

Solberg, Loeffler, Simon, Winkler, Reinert, Hortman, Falk, Lillie and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 6, A bill for an act relating to state government; specifying the development of budget recommendations and requiring state agencies to provide information; requiring disclosure of status of fiscal note requests; modifying state budget requirements; requiring a forecast of cash flow for the general fund; specifying format for detailed budget estimates of expenditures; imposing deadline for notice of deficiency requests; providing additional whistleblower protection to state employees; requiring a budget working group; eliminating obsolete requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.885, by adding a subdivision; 3.98, subdivision 4; 3.987, subdivision 1; 16A.10, subdivisions 1, 2; 16A.11, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 181.932, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 43A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.152, subdivision 1b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Winkler, Kelliher, Simon, Gardner, Kalin, Ruud, Kahn, Morgan, Bunn, Scalze, Hayden and Champion introduced:

H. F. 7, A bill for an act relating to state government; clarifying and strengthening laws prohibiting misuse of state funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.975; 16A.139; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Simon; Slawik; Winkler; Falk; Hansen; Wagenius; Mahoney; Mullery; Loeffler; Ruud; Lillie; Welti; Doty; Morgan; Haws; Scalze; Morrow; Hayden; Knuth; Murphy, E.; Champion; Swails; Kahn; Bunn and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 8, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the Minnesota False Claims Act; assessing penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15C.

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

Davnie, Sertich, Kelliher, Kalin, Hortman and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 9, A bill for an act relating to real property; providing for the Minnesota Subprime Borrower Relief Act of 2009; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 583.

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

Doty, Poppe, Hosch, Jackson and Kalin introduced:

H. F. 10, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; repealing the 2008 changes to the Green Acres law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivisions 3, 4, 8, 9, 11, 11a; Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 6, section 52; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivision 3a.

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

Sertich, Kath, Hilstrom, Marquart, Olin, Thao, Norton and Haws introduced:

H. F. 11, A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota economy; creating a state partnership with federal efforts to restore the American economy; outlining appropriations and authorizing bonding for use in supplementing the federal Economic Rescue and Recovery Act; appropriating money; authorizing bonds.

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

Mahoney, Rukavina, Davnie, Gunther and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 12, A bill for an act relating to unemployment compensation; modifying definitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 268.035, subdivision 21a; 268.085, subdivision 15.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 13, A bill for an act relating to state government; abolishing the state designer selection board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16C.095, subdivision 1; 16C.32, subdivisions 1, 2; 16C.34, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16B.33.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hamilton and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 14, A bill for an act relating to Jackson County; providing a process for making office of county auditor-treasurer appointive.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Slawik, Greiling, Peterson, Ward, Mariani, Bly and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 15, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; establishing an early childhood program for at-risk four-year-olds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.19, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dettmer and Dean introduced:

H. F. 16, A bill for an act relating to disaster assistance; providing a grant to the city of Hugo for tornado relief; appropriating money.

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

Sertich introduced:

H. F. 17, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer District.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hansen and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 18, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing support for the Lessard Outdoor Heritage Council; appropriating money.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 19, A bill for an act relating to real property; mortgages; providing for postponement of sale; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 580.07.

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

Winkler, Simon, Hortman, Gardner, Knuth, Ruud, Kalin, Kahn, Doty, Morgan, Bunn, Scalze, Hayden and Champion introduced:

H. F. 20, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring a Web site with a searchable database of state expenditures; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16C.046.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 21, A bill for an act relating to soil and water conservation; creating a farm unit conservation plan program; requiring a conservation plan for participation in a state cost-share program; creating a farmland conservation task force; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103C.101, by adding subdivisions; 103C.501, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 22, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; permitting use of two angling lines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97C.315, subdivision 1.

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

Norton, Welti and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 23, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a new steam line from Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility to Rochester Community and Technical College Campus.

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

Peppin introduced:

H. F. 24, A bill for an act relating to energy; repealing ban on issuing certificate of need for construction of new nuclear-powered electric generating plant; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 25, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying children's therapeutic services and supports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0943, subdivision 1.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 26, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing a nonresident to take fish by spearing from a dark house; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 97A.475, subdivision 7; 97C.371, by adding a subdivision.

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

Brod introduced:

H. F. 27, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; limiting the taxable value of reconstructed homes in a disaster area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.11, by adding a subdivision.

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

Fritz, Bly, Kalin and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 28, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for a wind generator at the Minnesota State Academies.

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

Benson, Simon, Winkler and Ruud introduced:

H. F. 29, A bill for an act relating to education; removing the inflationary adjustment limitation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.17, subdivision 2.

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

Benson, Davnie, Winkler and Ruud introduced:

H. F. 30, A bill for an act relating to education; adding an inflationary adjustment for the alternative teacher compensation revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 122A.415, subdivision 1.

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

Hansen; Murphy, E.; Simon; Anzelc; Rukavina; Gunther and Thao introduced:

H. F. 31, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for a presidential primary; expanding the definition of public official in campaign finance and public disclosure law; requiring primaries for election of soil and water conservation district supervisors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.01, subdivision 35; 103C.305, subdivision 1; 201.014, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 207A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Benson, Greiling, Knuth, Winkler, Bly, Davnie, Simon, Brown, Laine and Sterner introduced:

H. F. 32, A bill for an act relating to education finance; fully funding the state's special education revenue formulas; making the appropriation for special education aid open and standing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 125A.76, subdivision 5; 125A.79, subdivision 7; 126C.20; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 125A.76, subdivision 4; 125A.79, subdivision 6.

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

Anderson, B.; Shimanski; Kohls; Garofalo; Kiffmeyer; McNamara; Nornes; Drazkowski; Urdahl; Gunther; Demmer; Davids; Beard; Gottwalt and Murdock introduced:

H. F. 33, A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing prohibition on issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 34, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating mandatory arbitration clauses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 65B.525, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.

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

Benson, Winkler and Ruud introduced:

H. F. 35, A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating the referendum allowance limit; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.17, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Kohls, Kiffmeyer, Smith, Garofalo, Urdahl, Hoppe, Gottwalt and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 36, A bill for an act relating to crime; providing a life imprisonment sentence for persons convicted of three or more violent felonies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 244.05, subdivision 4; 609.1095, subdivision 3.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 37, A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending research credit to individual income tax; making portion of credit refundable; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.068, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision.

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

Benson, Greiling, Knuth, Winkler, Simon, Davnie and Ruud introduced:

H. F. 38, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a location equity index; modifying the general education revenue formula; increasing revenue for some school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 126C.01, by adding a subdivision; 126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 39, A bill for an act relating to elections; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article V, section 5, providing for an election to fill a vacancy in the office of governor; changing the procedure for a special election to fill a United States Senate vacancy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 4.06; 204D.17, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 204D.28.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Peterson and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 40, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a quality rating and improvement system; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 41, A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for plastic bag recycling; providing civil penalties; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 42, A bill for an act relating to health; waiving the four-month waiting period for unemployed persons for MinnesotaCare; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256L.07, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lesch and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 43, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a public awareness campaign for postpartum depression; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 145.906.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 44, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a housing opportunity area tax abatement program; 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.

Bigham, Welti, Garofalo, Morrow and Olin introduced:

H. F. 45, A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing penalty for careless driving resulting in death; providing for revocation of violator's driver's license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.13, by adding a subdivision; 171.17, subdivision 1; 171.30, subdivision 2a.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 46, A bill for an act relating to family law; providing for grandparent visitation rights on behalf of the child; expanding grandparent visitation rights; specifying procedures; requiring mediation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 257C.08, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 47, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a veterans home in Kandiyohi County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Bigham, Johnson, Hausman and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 48, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Red Rock Corridor Transit Way.

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

Morgan, McFarlane, Greiling, Mariani and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 49, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying alternative teacher pay calculation for intermediate school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.415, subdivision 1; 126C.10, subdivision 34.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 50, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for the treatment of absentee ballots following a vacancy in nomination because of death or catastrophic illness; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 204B.41.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 51, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a 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 Taxes.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 52, A bill for an act relating to local government aid; providing additional city aid base for certain cities; increasing the limit on the city aid appropriation; requiring aid to be used for certain purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 477A.011, subdivision 36; 477A.013, by adding a subdivision; 477A.03, subdivision 2a.

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

Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 53, A bill for an act relating to health; changing a provision for pharmacy practice in administering influenza vaccines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 151.01, subdivision 27; 151.37, subdivision 2.

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

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 54, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a regional environmental science and nature education center in Jackson County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Falk introduced:

H. F. 55, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 2853, Lac qui Parle Valley.

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

Hosch, Haws, Gottwalt and Severson introduced:

H. F. 56, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; correcting the grantee for a parks appropriation; amending Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 7, subdivision 26.

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

Emmer; Kohls; Severson; Brod; Kiffmeyer; McNamara; Anderson, B.; Garofalo; Drazkowski; Urdahl; Nornes; Hoppe; Westrom; Seifert; Gottwalt; Shimanski and Holberg introduced:

H. F. 57, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring voters to provide picture identification before receiving a ballot; providing for the issuance of voter identification cards at no charge; establishing a procedure for provisional balloting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 204C.10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 204C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 58, A bill for an act relating to education; teaching middle school students about the juvenile and criminal justice systems and the consequences of delinquent and criminal conduct; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.023, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 59, A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing the Environmental Justice Act; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116B.

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

Hamilton and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 60, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a state trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.015, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 61, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for health insurance premiums; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 62, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing sales tax exemptions for the expansion, remodeling, or improvement of the public safety building and city hall in Inver Grove Heights; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, 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 Taxes.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 63, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for completion of Heritage Village Park in Inver Grove Heights.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 64, A bill for an act relating to transportation; historical preservation; prohibiting removal of Rock Island Swing Bridge for two years.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 65, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring public school students to complete service learning hours as a condition of graduating from high school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.024.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 66, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for increased penalties for certain misdemeanors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.153, subdivisions 1, 3.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 67, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating a gross misdemeanor for assaulting a utility employee or contractor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.2231, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 68, A bill for an act relating to crime; allowing consecutive sentencing when an offender commits one or more additional crimes between the time of the commission of one crime and the time of sentencing on that crime; directing the Sentencing Guidelines Commission to make the guidelines consistent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.15, subdivision 1.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 69, A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; providing that certain violent offenders consent to on-demand searches as a condition of being released on probation, supervised release, or parole; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 244.05, by adding a subdivision; 609.135, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 70, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring pharmacies to provide certain drug purchase information to law enforcement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 152.02, subdivision 6.

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

Greiling, Scalze, Liebling and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 71, A bill for an act relating to legislative procedure; requiring certain conference committee communications to be open to the public; requiring budget negotiations between legislative leaders and bill and budget negotiations between the governor and legislative leaders to be open to the public; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.055, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Norton and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 72, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; establishing a lifelong learning account program; allowing tax credits to employers and employees for contributions to lifelong learning accounts; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116L; 290.

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

Lieder, Gottwalt, Juhnke, Severson, Haws, Howes, Beard, Ward, Bunn, Lillie, Welti, Eken, Olin, Nornes, Reinert and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 73, A bill for an act relating to the financing of state government; requiring money transfer from general fund to state airports fund; repealing Laws 2008, chapter 363, article 11, section 10.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 74, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing attorney fees for invalid medical assistance liens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.15, by adding a subdivision.

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

Brown and Swails introduced:

H. F. 75, A bill for an act relating to education; increasing pupil unit count for all-day, every day kindergarten pupils; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.05, subdivision 1.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 76, A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; providing for uniform residential tenant reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 504B.173, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Housing Finance and Policy and Public Health Finance Division.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 77, A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; modifying provisions relating to applicant screening fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 504B.173, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Housing Finance and Policy and Public Health Finance Division.

Eastlund, Gottwalt, Drazkowski, Haws, Norton, Seifert, McNamara, Westrom, Nornes, Urdahl, Dettmer, Severson, Shimanski, Emmer, Beard, Ward, Kiffmeyer and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 78, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; repealing the 2008 changes to the Green Acres law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivisions 3, 4, 8, 9, 11, 11a; Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 6, section 52; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivision 3a.

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

Brown; Poppe; Welti; Hamilton; Demmer; Torkelson; Gottwalt; Murphy, M., and Sterner introduced:

H. F. 79, A bill for an act relating to education; removing wind energy production tax from county apportionment deduction for school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.21, subdivision 3.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 80, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting the use of consumer credit scores or history by insurers in underwriting automobile insurance policies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 72A.20, subdivision 36; 72A.499, subdivision 1; 72A.501, subdivision 2.

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

Lesch, Loeffler and Clark introduced:

H. F. 81, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting discrimination in auto insurance based upon geographical area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 72A.20, subdivision 23.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 82, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting discrimination in auto insurance based upon geographic location within the Twin Cities metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 72A.20, subdivision 23.

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

Huntley; Murphy, M., and Reinert introduced:

H. F. 83, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for new terminal facilities at the Duluth airport.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 84, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating consumer fraud; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 325F.69, by adding a subdivision.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 85, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing mounting global positioning systems on windshields; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.71, subdivision 1.

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

Hortman; Juhnke; Brynaert; Morrow; Hornstein; Norton; Knuth; Murphy, E.; Loeffler; Champion; Morgan and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 86, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing standard to reduce carbon intensity of transportation fuels; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 87, A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing voluntary conduct restrictions for judicial candidates; modifying ballot format for judicial elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.06, subdivision 6; 204B.36, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 88, A bill for an act relating to certain state contracts; requiring full enforcement of certain agreements between the state and an airline company.

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

Kohls, Smith, Drazkowski, Seifert, Gottwalt, Urdahl, Shimanski and Holberg introduced:

H. F. 89, A bill for an act relating to law enforcement; prohibiting immigration law enforcement noncooperation ordinances and policies; providing for use of immigration-related data; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13; 299A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 90, A bill for an act relating to civil law; providing a general exemption for certain property owned by a debtor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 550.37, by adding a subdivision.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 91, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying health and safety revenue to include elevator repair costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.57, subdivisions 2, 6.

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

Murphy, M.; Reinert and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 92, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for repairs to facilities at the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 93, A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; permitting courts to impose consecutive sentences for certain repeat offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.1095, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mahoney, Mariani, Thao, Johnson and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 94, A bill for an act relating to transportation; directing commissioner of transportation to add bikeway to Lafayette Bridge when rebuilt.

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

Lenczewski and Brod introduced:

H. F. 95, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; creating a health insurance premium credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62U.071; 275.76.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 96, A bill for an act relating to health; providing for clinical trial registration; providing civil penalties; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Solberg and Ward introduced:

H. F. 97, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; authorizing convention centers to obtain liquor licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.404, subdivision 1.

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

Hamilton and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 98, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for bridge replacement in the city of Windom; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 99, A bill for an act relating to taxation; creating the Minnesota Land Conservation Property Tax Law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivision 3a; 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.

Winkler introduced:

H. F. 100, A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; clarifying provisions governing the I-35W bridge collapse survivor compensation process; specifying indemnification rights; limiting access to certain records of the special master panel and specifying testimonial privileges; clarifying prohibition on third-party subrogation or recovery claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.7393, subdivisions 3, 6, by adding a subdivision; 3.7394, subdivision 4.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 101, A bill for an act relating to the city of Taylors Falls; authorizing the city of Taylors Falls to establish and exercise border city development zone powers; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 102, A bill for an act relating to the city of Oakdale; making technical corrections in the city's authority to establish tax increment financing districts; amending Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 5, section 34.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 103, A bill for an act relating to state tort claims; removing the single occurrence liability cap; conforming cross references; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.736, subdivision 4, as amended; 3.7393, subdivision 11; 3.7394, subdivision 6.

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

Dittrich, Winkler and Masin introduced:

H. F. 104, A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring permanent school fund revenue to be set aside for school technology purposes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

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

Dittrich, Hayden, Masin, Loeffler, Hoppe, Kalin, Winkler, Gardner and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 105, A bill for an act relating to education; incorporating a financial literacy curriculum into the economics course required for high school graduation; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.024.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Swails, Greiling, Ward, Anzelc, Morgan, Bly, Tillberry, Masin and Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 106, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a P-20 education partnership; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Emmer introduced:

H. F. 107, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing school boards to spend staff development revenue on CPR and automatic external defibrillator training; first aid certification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.60, subdivision 1a; 122A.61, subdivision 1.

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

Thissen; Cornish; Hortman; Hornstein; Lieder; Morrow; Murphy, E.; Norton and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 108, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; making seat belt violation a primary offense in all seating positions regardless of age; making technical changes; providing for surcharge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.686, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 171.05, subdivision 2b; 171.055, subdivision 2; 357.021, subdivisions 6, 7.

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

Dettmer, Sterner, Gunther, Shimanski, Drazkowski, Eastlund, Kelly and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 109, A bill for an act relating to waters; requiring watershed districts and watershed management organizations to submit information to counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103B.211, subdivision 1; 103B.231, subdivision 14; 103D.351; 103D.911, subdivision 2.

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

Anzelc, Rukavina and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 110, A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the Irv Anderson Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Winkler, Kohls, Kelliher, Seifert, Thissen, Kahn, Simon, Kalin and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 111, A bill for an act relating to the State Board of Investment; requiring divestment from certain investments relating to Iran; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 11A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Nelson and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 112, A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing licensure of four intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities to replace one larger facility; establishing a transition period rate; establishing payment rate for the new facilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 252.295.

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

Dean introduced:

H. F. 113, A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the health professional education loan forgiveness program for child mental health professionals; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.1501, subdivision 2.

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

Garofalo and Mack introduced:

H. F. 114, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; designating speed limit on portion of I-35E; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lesch and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 115, A bill for an act relating to dogs; requiring certain dog owners to take responsible dog owner classes and pass certain tests; requiring maintenance of a database; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 347.

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

Ward, Morrow, Norton, Fritz, Welti, Urdahl, Hosch, Poppe, Persell, Sailer, Sertich, Doty, Brynaert and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 116, A bill for an act relating to pupil transportation; modifying qualifications for type III school bus drivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 171.02, subdivision 2b.

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

Solberg, Holberg and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 117, A bill for an act relating to state government finance; providing deficiency funding for certain state agencies; appropriating money.

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

Hosch by request introduced:

H. F. 118, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; according status of emergency vehicle to vehicle operated by protective agent for escorting funeral procession or oversized loads; making technical correction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.011, subdivision 3; 326.338, subdivision 4.

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

Hosch by request introduced:

H. F. 119, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing local governments to regulate use of escort motorcycles or vehicles by licensed protective agents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.04.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hosch, Seifert and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 120, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing oversight for rural health cooperative arrangements; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62R.

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

Sailer introduced:

H. F. 121, A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the Clearwater County Veterans Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 122, A bill for an act relating to retirement; general state employees retirement plan of the Minnesota State Retirement System; providing an exception to a disability benefit application deadline.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Dill and Beard introduced:

H. F. 123, A bill for an act relating to the financing of state government; requiring money transfer from general fund to state airports fund; repealing Laws 2008, chapter 363, article 11, section 10.

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

Liebling, Welti, Norton and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 124, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing sale of state bonds; appropriating money for high-speed rail line between Chicago and the Twin Cities through Rochester.

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

Fritz introduced:

H. F. 125, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for graduate housing on the campus of the Minnesota State Academies.

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

Mahoney, Huntley and Beard introduced:

H. F. 126, A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing prohibition on issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Holberg, Atkins and Davids introduced:

H. F. 127, A bill for an act relating to commerce; clarifying the definition of "motor vehicle" in the statutory provision deeming the driver to be the agent of the owner in case of accident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.09, subdivision 5a.

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

Dill and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 128, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; removing bow and gun case requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 97A.091, subdivision 1; 97B.036; 97B.045, subdivision 1; 97B.051; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 97B.035, subdivision 2; 97B.045, subdivision 2.

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

Bigham, Hilstrom, Smith, Kohls, Simon, Hosch, Severson and Kath introduced:

H. F. 129, A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting the use of electronic devices to sexually solicit children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.352, subdivision 2a.

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

Bigham, Hilstrom, Smith, Kohls, Simon, Hosch and Severson introduced:

H. F. 130, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting predatory offenders required to register from accessing and using social networking Web sites; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 243.166, subdivisions 1a, 4; 244.05, subdivision 6.

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

Swails; Anzelc; Ward; Morgan; Greiling; Murphy, E.; Bly; Tillberry; Norton; Lieder and Masin introduced:

H. F. 131, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing temporary, alternative graduation requirements for high school seniors who do not receive a passing score on a state GRAD test; authorizing notations of high student achievement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.30, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Cornish, Dill and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 132, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing all-terrain vehicle operation on county roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 84.928, subdivision 1.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 133, A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for highway 3 in Dakota County; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 134, A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing that careless driving resulting in death is a gross misdemeanor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.13, by adding a subdivision.

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

Bly; Laine; Liebling; Hayden; Anzelc; Hilty; Murphy, M.; Hornstein; Murphy, E.; Hausman; Greiling; Falk; Ward; Doty; Benson; Tillberry; Persell; Hansen; Reinert; Newton; Faust; Johnson; Paymar and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 135, A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that all necessary 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 inspector general for the Minnesota Health Plan; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.

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

Koenen, Davids and Olin introduced:

H. F. 136, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property taxes; eliminating sunset date for emergency medical services special taxing districts; amending Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 5, article 3, section 8, as amended.

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

Otremba, Koenen and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 137, A bill for an act relating to taxation; expanding definition of agricultural products for purposes of property taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.13, subdivision 23.

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

Morrow; Murphy, E.; Brynaert; Kath; Kalin; Fritz; Anzelc; Doty; Paymar; Hornstein; Hayden; Johnson; Laine; Liebling; Eken; Swails; Sailer; Masin and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 138, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the school finance system; creating a new education funding framework; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.53, subdivision 5; 124D.4531; 124D.59, subdivision 2; 124D.65, subdivision 5; 125A.76, subdivision 5; 125A.79, subdivision 7; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 126C.05, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 17; 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3, 4, 6, 13, 14, 18, by adding subdivisions; 126C.13, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.17, subdivisions 1, 5, 6; 126C.20; 126C.40, subdivision 1; 127A.51; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 123B; 126C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.54; 123B.57, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 123B.591; 125A.76, subdivision 4; 125A.79, subdivision 6; 126C.10, subdivisions 2b, 13a, 13b, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 31a, 31b, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36; 126C.12; 126C.126; 127A.50.

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

Doty; Anzelc; Otremba; Paymar; Murphy, E.; Ward and Olin introduced:

H. F. 139, A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; designating October as domestic violence awareness month in Minnesota; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.

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

Garofalo, Loon, Brod and Scott introduced:

H. F. 140, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain sales of pets from sales taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.70, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 141, A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing moratorium on issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 142, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for Trunk Highway 8 improvements in the city of Lindstrom; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 143, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for nursing facilities in Chisago County to geographic group III median rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dittrich and Masin introduced:

H. F. 144, A bill for an act relating to transportation; directing commissioner of transportation to enter into agreements with radio and television media for public service announcements in exchange for traffic information; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

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

Hilstrom, Bigham and Masin introduced:

H. F. 145, A bill for an act relating to public safety; specifying a retention time period for methamphetamine precursor drug logs maintained by retailers and providing that the logs are open to law enforcement inspection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 152.02, subdivision 6.

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

Doty introduced:

H. F. 146, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a regional community center in Upsala; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Doty introduced:

H. F. 147, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a Tri-County Regional Services Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Doty introduced:

H. F. 148, A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money to reconstruct highway 25 through city of Pierz; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.

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

Demmer, Welti and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 149, A bill for an act relating to taxation; expanding sales tax exemption for residential heating fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.67, subdivision 15.

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

Anzelc and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 150, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing all-terrain vehicle use by the disabled along certain trails; modifying hunting provisions for disabled hunters; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 85.018, by adding a subdivision; 97A.137, subdivision 3; 97B.045, subdivision 2; 97B.055, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mahoney, Nelson, Garofalo, Hansen, Atkins, Lillie, Davids and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 151, A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending property tax exemption for apprenticeship training facilities to land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 272.02, subdivision 86.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 152, A bill for an act relating to agricultural finance; making technical changes to a statute concerning seed potato inspection fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 21.115.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 153, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; repealing the 2008 changes to the Green Acres law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivisions 3, 4, 8, 9, 11, 11a; Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 6, section 52; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivision 3a.

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

Hansen, Mariani, Mahoney, Atkins and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 154, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to replace barriers along Highway 52; authorizing sale of state transportation bonds.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 155, A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing liquor sales on Sunday and dedicating tax receipts to county social services for children; creating a fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.504, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5.

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

Doty and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 156, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a new dam for the Platte River Watershed in Morrison County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mullery and Thao introduced:

H. F. 157, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing zoning for owner-occupied residential uses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462.357, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Peppin introduced:

H. F. 158, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; prohibiting per diem payments to members during certain special sessions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.099, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Simon introduced:

H. F. 159, A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing the sale of alcohol control devices at exclusive liquor stores; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.412, subdivision 14.

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

Simon introduced:

H. F. 160, A bill for an act relating to state lands; requiring private sale of certain surplus state land bordering public water in Cass County.

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

Thissen; Olin; Norton; Mack; Solberg; Fritz; Davids; Gunther; Murphy, E.; Abeler; Peppin; Morrow; Severson; Emmer; Hamilton; Lieder; Koenen; Hosch; Marquart; Gottwalt; Torkelson; Kalin; Morgan; Carlson; Newton; Sailer; Eken; Sterner; Winkler; Anzelc; Murdock; Howes; Persell; Obermueller and Zellers introduced:

H. F. 161, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a medical response unit reimbursement pilot program; funding emergency medical services programs; appropriating money.

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

Hansen, Eken, Gunther, Olin, Juhnke, Poppe and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 162, A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying drainage system provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103E.065; 103E.227; 103E.401, subdivision 3; 103E.505, subdivision 3; 103E.611, subdivision 1; 103E.735, subdivision 1; 103E.805, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103E.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 163, A bill for an act relating to human services; designating certain nursing facilities in Rice County as metro for purposes of determining reimbursement rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.

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

Falk; Haws; Murphy, E.; Kahn; Johnson; Jackson; Reinert and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 164, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring the commissioner of commerce to develop a state plan for a green infrastructure; providing funding to create energy-efficient residences; authorizing bonding to fund energy-efficient public buildings, renewable energy for public schools, green industrial parks, and a solar certification laboratory.

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

Emmer introduced:

H. F. 165, A bill for an act relating to ethics in government; prohibiting certain uses of public funds; prohibiting certain government contracts; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Sanders introduced:

H. F. 166, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting retail sales of toys that have been recalled for safety reasons; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

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

Gardner and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 167, A bill for an act relating to state government; extending authority for activities relating to understanding and appreciating ethnic and cultural diversity in Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.303, subdivision 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Emmer, Buesgens, Hackbarth, Zellers and Downey introduced:

H. F. 168, A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing the governor to declare a fiscal emergency; specifying the effect of a declaration of fiscal emergency on legislative procedures; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Emmer, Buesgens, Hackbarth, Zellers and Downey introduced:

H. F. 169, A bill for an act relating to employment; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by adding a section; establishing a right to work.

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

Gardner; Bigham; Murphy, E.; Hornstein and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 170, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; allowing residents to decline to receive local telephone directories; providing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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

Emmer introduced:

H. F. 171, A bill for an act relating to health; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by adding a section; providing for freedom of choice in health care.

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

Hilstrom and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 172, A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying that election judge may affirm oath; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 204B.24.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 173, A bill for an act relating to finance; requiring a map of money used to support children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Thissen; Kelliher; Murphy, E.; Huntley; Liebling; Hornstein and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 174, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating the Minnesota health security account; establishing the Minnesota health security program; specifying eligibility criteria, covered services, and administrative procedures; requiring a report on program expansion and service delivery; ensuring access to health care for all adults; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256N.

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

Thissen, Abeler and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 175, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding eligibility for chemical dependency treatment fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 254B.04, subdivision 1.

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

Emmer introduced:

H. F. 176, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a replacement death record when ordered by the court; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144.221, by adding a subdivision; 390.23.

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

Thissen; Norton; Fritz; Murphy, E., and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 177, A bill for an act relating to health; extending moratorium on radiation therapy facility construction in certain counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.5509.

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

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 178, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing American Red Cross 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 Finance.

Davnie, Slawik, Nornes and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 179, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying the Head Start program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 119A.52.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division.

Paymar, Hilstrom and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 180, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing penalty for heads of law enforcement agencies who allow employees and agents who are nonlicensed peace officers to carry a firearm; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 626.84, subdivision 2.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 181, A bill for an act relating to health; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256L.04, subdivisions 1, 7a, by adding a subdivision; 256L.05, subdivisions 3, 3a; 256L.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 256L.15, subdivisions 2, 3; 256L.17, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256L; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256L.17, subdivision 6.

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

Hilty and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 182, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for water main improvements in Carlton County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

McNamara, Wagenius and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 183, A bill for an act relating to state government; approval of long-distance phone records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10.43.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Dettmer; Shimanski; Dean; Anderson, B., and Eastlund introduced:

H. F. 184, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; repealing the 2008 changes to the Green Acres law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivisions 3, 4, 8, 9, 11, 11a; Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 6, section 52; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivision 3a.

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

Hilty and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 185, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for water and sewer utility improvement project in the city of Carlton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hilty and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 186, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a wastewater treatment facility in Willow River; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hilty and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 187, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for well improvements in the city of Barnum; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hilty and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 188, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for water distribution improvements in Carlton County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 189, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to Big Fork.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 190, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to Coleraine, Bovey, and Taconite.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 191, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at Rainy River Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 192, A bill for an act relating to taxation; eliminating the imposition and refund of sales tax on capital equipment; eliminating an obsolete provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.68, subdivision 5; 297A.75.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 193, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the National Volleyball Center in Rochester; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Norton, Brown, Swails, Welti, Greiling, Drazkowski, Poppe and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 194, A bill for an act relating to education; repealing the Labor Day school start provisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120A.40.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Norton, Kath, Swails, Greiling, Drazkowski, Sterner, Poppe and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 195, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the Labor Day school start provisions for two years.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Nelson, Hortman, Dittrich, Hilstrom and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 196, A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds; appropriating money to complete highway 610.

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

Brod introduced:

H. F. 197, A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; exempting construction materials for the New Prague wastewater treatment facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

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

Brod introduced:

H. F. 198, A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing a method of reapportionment; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 2A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Brod introduced:

H. F. 199, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring a searchable database of state expenditures; requiring transparency and openness in state and local government; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16C.046.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Abeler, Fritz, Gunther, Otremba, Sterner, Newton, Hornstein, Olin, Ruud, Zellers, Norton, Anzelc, Murdock, Morgan, Lieder, Masin, Emmer, Hosch, Gardner, Scalze, Rosenthal and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 200, A bill for an act relating to health care; prohibiting the use of a broker for medical transportation services; allowing county social workers to make level of need determinations; renaming special transportation services; modifying medical transportation requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.04, subdivision 14a; 256B.0625, subdivision 17, by adding a subdivision.

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

Thao introduced:

H. F. 201, A bill for an act relating to local government; increasing the threshold amount for county publication of individual claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 375.12, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Brod and Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 202, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; prohibiting deceptive or misleading contribution solicitations; imposing a penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Slawik and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 203, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; establishing a Minnesota child savings account initiative; appropriating money.

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

Winkler, Scalze and Simon introduced:

H. F. 204, A bill for an act relating to taxation; removing a deadline for establishing housing improvement districts without special legislation; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 428A.21.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 205, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to Nashwauk.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 206, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for forest bridge replacement.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 207, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Effie.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 208, A bill for an act relating to creditors' remedies; changing the type of mailed notification to secured creditors required in connection with foreclosure of a mechanics lien on a motor vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 514.20.

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

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 209, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; requiring a unique identification number to be assigned to all Minnesota children upon enrollment; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119B.

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

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 210, A bill for an act relating to autism spectrum disorders; establishing a pilot program; establishing an Autism Spectrum Disorder Task Force; establishing a surveillance system and registry; requiring reports.

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

Swails, Simon, Gardner and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 211, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; statutory housing warranties; regulating recovery for breaches; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 327A.05.

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

Simon, Bigham and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 212, A bill for an act relating to courts; eliminating the prerequisite of pretrial filing of a transcript for admission into evidence of law enforcement vehicle recordings; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 634.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 213, A bill for an act relating to crime; prohibiting use of arrest records for private employment purposes; providing immunity from negligent hiring as it relates to use of criminal records; imposing state liability; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 364.

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

Bly and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 214, A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing school boards to form business entity solely for wind energy project; providing exemption from production tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.02, subdivision 21; 272.029, subdivision 7.

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

Morrow and Brynaert introduced:

H. F. 215, A bill for an act relating to the city of North Mankato; changing certain requirements relating to tax increment financing district.

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

Faust and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 216, A bill for an act relating to the taxation of agricultural property; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivisions 3, 3a.

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

Faust and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 217, A bill for an act relating to the taxation of agricultural property; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivisions 3, 3a.

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

Ruud introduced:

H. F. 218, A bill for an act relating to the city of Minnetonka; authorizing the city and its economic development authority to extend the duration of a tax increment financing district.

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

Brynaert and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 219, A bill for an act relating to the city of Mankato; changing certain requirements relating to a tax increment financing district.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 220, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring a pilot project to control Eurasian water milfoil; appropriating money.

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

Tillberry by request introduced:

H. F. 221, A bill for an act relating to charitable gambling; providing for the gross receipts tax on pull-tabs and tipboards to be imposed and paid on a site-by-site basis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297E.02, subdivision 6.

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

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 222, A bill for an act relating to elections; allowing certain persons access to multiple unit residences for certain campaign and election purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 211B.20, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Slawik and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 223, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for Words Work grants for early childhood literacy.

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

Simon, Gunther, Winkler, Hortman and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 224, A bill for an act relating to judicial selection; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VI, sections 7 and 8; establishing retention elections for judges; creating a judicial performance commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 7, 10, 15; 204B.06, subdivision 6; 204B.34, subdivision 3; 204B.36, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204D; 480B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.36, subdivision 5; 204D.14, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Ward introduced:

H. F. 225, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for renovation of a building on the Brainerd State Hospital campus to serve as a veterans nursing home.

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

Ruud, Slocum and McFarlane introduced:

H. F. 226, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing an intermediate school district operating a day treatment program to be considered a care and treatment day program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 125A.15.

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

Benson introduced:

H. F. 227, A bill for an act relating to education; providing cost-of-living revenue; requiring a study to examine the operating cost differential of school districts in the state; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Koenen introduced:

H. F. 228, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Montevideo wastewater treatment facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Koenen introduced:

H. F. 229, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the southwest area storm sewer system; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Magnus, Hamilton and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 230, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; extending Casey Jones Trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.015, subdivision 2.

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

Lillie introduced:

H. F. 231, A bill for an act relating to retirement; excluding certain teacher assistant employment from retirement coverage to qualify for deferred annuities augmentation.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Brown and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 232, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds; appropriating money to upgrade the city of Rose Creek sewer systems.

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

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 233, A bill for an act relating to insurance; creating an autism spectrum disorder task force; providing appointments; requiring a report.

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

Slawik, Norton and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 234, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage for autism spectrum disorders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.

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

Simon and Benson introduced:

H. F. 235, A bill for an act relating to utilities; prohibiting public utility from acquiring nonutility company; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Hornstein, Hansen, Morgan, Obermueller and Masin introduced:

H. F. 236, A bill for an act relating to transportation; maintaining airline operations at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; enforcing certain contractual obligations and rights.

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

Demmer introduced:

H. F. 237, A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; directing commissioner of transportation to issue permits to city of Rochester.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 238, A bill for an act relating to Metropolitan Airports Commission; requiring environmental planning; requiring a report.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Gardner, Swails, Simon and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 239, A bill for an act relating to real estate; permitting homeowners to recover all damages incurred due to faulty construction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 327A.05.

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

Norton, Emmer and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 240, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; creating licensure for physician assistants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144.1501, subdivision 1; 144E.001, subdivisions 3a, 9c; 147.09; 147A.01; 147A.02; 147A.03; 147A.04; 147A.05; 147A.06; 147A.07; 147A.08; 147A.09; 147A.11; 147A.13; 147A.16; 147A.18; 147A.19; 147A.20; 147A.21; 147A.23; 147A.24; 147A.26; 147A.27; 169.345, subdivision 2; 253B.02, subdivision 7; 253B.05, subdivision 2; 256B.0625, subdivision 28a; 256B.0751, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 147A.22.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 241, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying requirements for photograph on a driver's license or Minnesota identification card; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 171.071, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 242, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Coleraine downtown corridor redevelopment.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 243, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Bovey.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 244, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for dam repair on Balsam Lake in Itasca County.

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

Brynaert and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 245, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption for certain public safety radio equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.70, subdivision 8.

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

Slawik, Rosenthal, Jackson and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 246, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying child care assistance provider rates; creating a quality rating and improvement system; modifying child care improvement grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 119B.04, by adding a subdivision; 119B.13, subdivision 3a; 119B.21, subdivisions 5, 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

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

Thissen, Brod and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 247, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for a long-term care savings plan; providing for an income tax subtraction for contributions made to the long-term care savings plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Paymar introduced:

H. F. 248, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing continuation of existing domestic fatality review team and permitting all judicial districts to create domestic fatality review teams; amending Laws 1999, chapter 216, article 2, section 27, subdivisions 1, as amended, 3c, as added, 4; repealing Laws 2002, chapter 266, section 1, as amended.

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

Thissen; Thao; Abeler; Murphy, E., and Ruud introduced:

H. F. 249, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying emeritus status requirements for licensed psychologists; creating an inactive licensure status for licensed psychologists; authorizing licensed psychologists to provide a final determination not to certify; adding a licensed psychologist to the Health Care Reform Review Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62M.09, subdivision 3a; 62U.09, subdivision 2; 148.89, subdivision 5; 148.9105, subdivisions 1, 3, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

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

Knuth, Cornish, Fritz, Davnie, Ruud, Scalze, Peterson, Sailer, Slocum, Simon, Persell, Tillberry, Gunther and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 250, A bill for an act relating to public health; protecting the health of children from toxic chemicals in products; requiring disclosure by manufacturers of children's products that contain chemicals of high concern; authorizing the Pollution Control Agency to designate priority chemicals of high concern and require replacement with safer alternatives; providing an exemption process; authorizing participation in an interstate clearinghouse; requiring reports to the legislature on implementation plans and comprehensive safe products framework; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

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

Benson, Bunn, Ruud and Swails introduced:

H. F. 251, A bill for an act relating to public safety; designating a specified law as the "Teri Lee Law"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299C.46, subdivision 6.

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

Benson, Kalin and Clark introduced:

H. F. 252, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the state reimbursement for school lunch aid from 12 to 15 cents per meal; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.111, subdivision 1.

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

Tillberry; Hornstein; Paymar; Murphy, M., and Smith introduced:

H. F. 253, A bill for an act relating to animals; providing standards of care for dog and cat breeders; authorizing rulemaking; providing criminal penalties; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 347.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 254, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring law enforcement to provide violent crime alerts to citizens who request notification; requiring crime alerts to be distributed in a format that disabled citizens can access; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 611A.

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

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 255, A bill for an act relating to elections; prohibiting use of deceptive names of candidates, political committees, and political funds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 211B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Howes introduced:

H. F. 256, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for a new hospital in Cass County.

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

Howes, Emmer, Hackbarth, Solberg and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 257, A bill for an act relating to health; permitting smoking in certain bars; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.4167, by adding a subdivision.

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

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 258, A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the property tax refund program to residents of certain nursing homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290A.03, subdivision 8.

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

Lillie; Hausman; Murphy, E.; Scalze and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 259, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Minnesota to Chicago High Speed Rail Corridor; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 260, A bill for an act relating to retirement; specifying eligibility for a surviving spouse benefit from the Minneapolis Firefighters Relief Association.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Otremba and Murdock introduced:

H. F. 261, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a highway overpass in the city of Staples in Todd County.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 262, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to Nashwauk.

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

Hausman; Kelliher; Murphy, E., and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 263, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Central Corridor Line; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Clark; Huntley; Murphy, E.; Champion and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 264, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring health insurance coverage of durable medical equipment to include coverage of items necessary to reduce asthma symptoms; requiring state health care program coverage of certain items necessary to reduce asthma symptoms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62Q.66; 256B.0625, subdivision 31; 256D.03, subdivision 4.

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

Hortman introduced:

H. F. 265, A bill for an act relating to disposition of items on death; clarifying certain references; providing for collection of certain property by affidavit; amending the Darlene Luther Revised Uniform Anatomical Gifts Act and other statutes to clarify and conform inconsistent provisions authorizing agents to make medical decisions, control final disposition of remains, and make anatomical gifts; correcting an erroneous reference and making other corrections and clarifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 149A.80, subdivision 2; 524.1-304; 524.3-413; 524.3-1201; 524.3-1203, subdivision 5; 525A.03; 525A.09; 525A.14; 525A.19.

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

Fritz, Loeffler and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 266, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying parental fees for services for persons with developmental disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 252.27, subdivision 2a.

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

Hortman, Cornish, Hornstein, Lieder, Morrow, Winkler and Newton introduced:

H. F. 267, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring restraint of child under age eight and shorter than four feet nine inches while passenger in motor vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.685, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Welti and Haws introduced:

H. F. 268, A bill for an act relating to taxation; permitting publication of correction only to a published delinquent tax list; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 279.10.

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

Welti and Haws introduced:

H. F. 269, A bill for an act relating to local government; changing out-of-state travel policy requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 471.661.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Morrow, Kath, Brynaert, Torkelson, Gunther and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 270, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring completion of environmental impact statements; appropriating money for right-of-way acquisition, design, construction, and reconstruction of marked Trunk Highway 14.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 271, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; creating special "Mississippi River" plate; 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 Finance.

Shimanski; Dettmer; Nornes; Anderson, B.; Drazkowski; Murdock; Kiffmeyer and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 272, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a finger imaging system to identify applicants for and recipients of public assistance programs; imposing penalties; requiring a report; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Sailer and Clark introduced:

H. F. 273, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a maximum effort capital loan to Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money.

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

Howes and Persell introduced:

H. F. 274, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Shingobee Connection Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Laine, Swails, Scalze and Knuth introduced:

H. F. 275, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting nonrenewal of homeowner's insurance based on certain nonpaid claims; prohibiting premium increases based on certain factors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 65A.29, subdivision 11, by adding a subdivision.

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

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 276, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the dependent care credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.067, subdivision 2; 290.0674, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.067, subdivisions 2a, 2b.

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

Fritz and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 277, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for state cemetery improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Reinert, Huntley and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 278, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for construction of sanitary sewer overflow storage facilities in Duluth.

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

Huntley and Hosch introduced:

H. F. 279, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for a nursing facility in Duluth to the Duluth median rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

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

Otremba, Morrow, Faust, Koenen and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 280, A bill for an act relating to human services; requesting the commissioner of human services to resubmit for federal approval the elimination of depreciation add-back for self-employed farmers in MinnesotaCare.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 281, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing on-sale license for Augsburg College.

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

Reinert, Newton, Jackson, Rosenthal, Sanders and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 282, A bill for an act relating to public safety; broadening eligibility criteria for peace officer reciprocity licensing exam to include certain persons in active military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 626.8517.

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

Brynaert; Morrow; Hausman; Norton; Persell; Huntley; Murphy, M.; Haws; Gunther and Reinert introduced:

H. F. 283, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Southern Minnesota Women's Hockey Exposition Center and a performing arts center.

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

Clark, Atkins, Davnie, Champion and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 284, A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting unreasonable blocks on a customer's access to credit capacity on a credit card or debit card; providing remedies; 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 Labor.

Clark, Laine, Hayden, Sailer, Rosenthal and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 285, A bill for an act relating to health; providing that WIC coupons may be used to purchase organic food; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Clark, Abeler and Hosch introduced:

H. F. 286, A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing equal access to acupuncture and a memorial to Edith R. Davis, Minnesota's pioneer acupuncturist; requiring equal access to acupuncture services by certain group policies and subscriber contracts; requiring claim determinations regarding acupuncture services to be made or reviewed by acupuncture practitioners; requiring reporting on referrals to acupuncture practitioners and reimbursement rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62A.15, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62D.

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

Emmer introduced:

H. F. 287, A bill for an act relating to public safety; repealing the Implied Consent Law; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169A.50; 169A.51; 169A.52; 169A.53.

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

Emmer, Drazkowski, Shimanski, Buesgens and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 288, A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring authorization for certain payroll deductions; requiring authorization for certain expenditures by labor organizations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 179; 181.

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

Sanders, Murdock, Dettmer, Cornish, Reinert, Shimanski, Severson, Magnus and Persell introduced:

H. F. 289, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; expanding game and fish lottery and drawing preferences for service members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97A.465, subdivision 5.

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

Peppin, Kiffmeyer, Hackbarth, Dettmer, Urdahl, Drazkowski, Westrom, Severson and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 290, A bill for an act relating to abortions; regulating retention and composition of medical records; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Westrom, Nornes, Cornish, Murdock, Magnus, Severson and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 291, A bill for an act relating to transportation; regulating titling, registration, and operation of mini trucks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.798, subdivision 2; 84.922, subdivision 1a; 168.002, subdivision 24, by adding a subdivision; 168.013, by adding a subdivision; 168A.03, subdivision 1; 169.011, subdivision 52, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Rukavina; Buesgens; Huntley; Lillie; Hackbarth; Murphy, E.; Hornstein; Thao; Carlson; Mahoney; Gunther; Hilty; Eken; Morgan; Clark; Kahn; Haws; Johnson; Hausman; Sertich; Mariani; Hayden; Paymar; Hansen; Juhnke; Loeffler and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 292, A bill for an act relating to health; providing for the medical use of marijuana; providing civil and criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Ruud and Norton introduced:

H. F. 293, A bill for an act relating to health; providing colorectal cancer screening for the uninsured; appropriating money.

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

Ruud introduced:

H. F. 294, A bill for an act relating to taxation; city of Minnetonka; extending the duration of a tax increment financing district.

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

Loeffler; Fritz; Murphy, E., and Norton introduced:

H. F. 295, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying consumer-directed community supports; appropriating money.

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

Kahn and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 296, A bill for an act relating to state government; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article V, sections 1, 2, 5; abolishing the office of lieutenant governor.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hansen, Lillie and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 297, A bill for an act relating to dogs; creating a regional dog park permit and matching grant program in the Twin Cities metropolitan area; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

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

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 298, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing day training and habilitation insurance provisions; setting liability limits; changing the age limit for operators of vehicles for hire; directing the commissioner to seek a federal waiver; allowing a sales tax exemption for certain vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.322; 174.30, subdivision 1; 297B.03; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 299, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money to acquire land for the Allmensrat Wilderness Park in Lindstrom.

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

Davnie; Murphy, E.; Wagenius; Hayden; Loeffler; Hornstein; Mullery; Kahn and Clark introduced:

H. F. 300, A bill for an act relating to elections; applying certain privileges to major political party caucuses held in cities of the first class during odd-numbered years; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 202A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hosch introduced:

H. F. 301, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying requirements for fishing contest permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97C.081, subdivision 3.

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

Hosch introduced:

H. F. 302, A bill for an act relating to crimes; expanding definition of secured treatment facility for purposes of fourth degree assault to include locked psychiatric hospitals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.2231, subdivision 3a.

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

Lillie introduced:

H. F. 303, A resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States to appoint an independent counsel to investigate the Prisoner of War - Missing in Action issue.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Hackbarth and Magnus introduced:

H. F. 304, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for free either-sex deer permit for recently discharged service members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97A.465, subdivision 1b.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 305, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing transfer of development credits banks for local governments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 394.25, subdivision 2; 462.357, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Swails introduced:

H. F. 306, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; specifying certain items as noncampaign disbursements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10A.01, subdivision 26.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Bly introduced:

H. F. 307, A bill for an act relating to transit; removing restrictions on Dan Patch commuter rail line planning and development; repealing Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 85.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Haws introduced:

H. F. 308, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption for certain public safety radio equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.70, subdivision 8; 297A.75, subdivision 1.

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

Olin introduced:

H. F. 309, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for livestock and crop depredation payments.

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

Peppin introduced:

H. F. 310, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate; increasing the research credit and appropriating money for the biotechnology credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.068, subdivision 1; 469.335.

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

Peppin introduced:

H. F. 311, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; repealing the ethanol producer payment program and the minimum ethanol content requirement; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 41A.09, subdivisions 1a, 2a, 3a, 4, 10; 239.791, subdivisions 1, 1a, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Seifert; Dettmer; Peppin; Shimanski; Sanders; Westrom; Torkelson; Scott; Doepke; Loon; Kelly; Anderson, P., and Murdock introduced:

H. F. 312, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring state conferences to be conducted electronically to the extent possible; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Seifert, Dettmer, Peppin, Shimanski, Sanders, Westrom, Torkelson, Scott, Murdock and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 313, A bill for an act relating to state government; prohibiting out-of-state travel at state expense, with certain exceptions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 314, A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the compulsory attendance age; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120A.22, subdivisions 5, 6; 120A.24, subdivision 1; 260C.007, subdivision 19; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120A.22, subdivision 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Johnson; Lesch; Mahoney; Murphy, E., and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 315, A bill for an act relating to Ramsey County; appropriating money for workforce development for adjudicated youth reentering the community and at-risk youth.

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

Johnson, Hausman, Lillie, Scalze, Mahoney and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 316, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Union Depot; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Nornes and Westrom introduced:

H. F. 317, A bill for an act relating to public safety; lowering the age of adult certification for juveniles; defining a violent juvenile offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 260B.007, by adding a subdivision; 260B.125, subdivision 1; 260B.130, subdivision 1; 260B.141, subdivision 4; 260B.198, subdivision 6; 609.055.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 318, A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the purchase of service credit for a period of past due omitted contributions.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 319, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Tower Road Bridge project in Fergus Falls; authorizing sale of state transportation bonds.

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

Dettmer, Bigham, Scott, Shimanski, Dean and Anderson, B. introduced:

H. F. 320, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school districts to pay the costs of conducting a criminal history background check on an employee, contractor, or volunteer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.03, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Dettmer and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 321, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 831, Forest Lake.

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

Nornes and Eken introduced:

H. F. 322, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the number of signatures necessary to require an election to revoke an operating referendum; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.17, subdivision 9.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 323, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a medical response unit reimbursement pilot program; funding emergency medical services programs; appropriating money.

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

Buesgens, Kohls and Emmer introduced:

H. F. 324, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; broadening the definition of "corporation"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 211B.15, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Nornes and Murdock introduced:

H. F. 325, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new trail in Glendalough State Park; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

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

Clark; Morgan; Morrow; Cornish; Atkins; Norton; Hayden; Hosch; Greiling; Gardner; Ruud; Scalze; Welti; Knuth; Dittrich; Wagenius; Laine; Persell; Masin; Tillberry; Liebling; Fritz; Murphy, E.; Bunn and Champion introduced:

H. F. 326, A bill for an act relating to public health; protecting the health of children; prohibiting bisphenol-A in products for young children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

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

Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 327, A bill for an act relating to adoption; requiring affidavit regarding disclosure of birth records; requiring updated nonidentifying medical history; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 259.89, subdivision 2.

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

Murphy, E.; Urdahl; Abeler; Thissen; Bigham; Norton; McFarlane; Dittrich; Morgan; Sterner; Greiling; Knuth; Gardner; Hornstein; Brynaert; Ward; Ruud; Fritz; Jackson; Reinert; Hosch; Lieder; Rosenthal; Lanning; Hackbarth; Anderson, B.; Loon; Wagenius; Anzelc; Newton; Thao; Westrom; Nornes; Huntley and Bunn introduced:

H. F. 328, A bill for an act relating to adoption; modifying provisions governing access to adoption records and original birth certificates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.465, subdivision 8; 144.218, subdivision 1; 144.225, subdivision 2; 144.2252; 144.226, subdivision 1; 259.89, subdivision 1; 260C.317, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 259.83, subdivision 3; 259.89, subdivisions 2, 3, 4.

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

Reinert introduced:

H. F. 329, A bill for an act relating to boilers; providing for an exception to boiler operation regulation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.988.

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

Scalze, Laine, Knuth, Gardner, Swails, Bunn, Simon and Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 330, A bill for an act relating to real estate; providing homeowners with a longer period within which to notify contractors of construction defects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 327A.03.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 331, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending seat belt requirements for motor coaches used in school-related transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.447, subdivision 2a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Jackson introduced:

H. F. 332, A bill for an act relating to real property; making clarifying, technical, and conforming changes to transfer on death deeds; expanding common element certificates of title to include planned communities; exempting designated transfers from certain requirements; establishing procedures for cartways in cities; modifying power of attorney provision relating to real property transactions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 272.115, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 435.37, by adding a subdivision; 507.071, subdivision 20, by adding a subdivision; 507.092, subdivisions 1, 2; 508.351; 508.50; 508A.351; 508A.50; 523.17, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 333, A bill for an act relating to real property; providing for the Minnesota Foreclosure Remediation Fee Act; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 287A.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 334, A bill for an act relating to creditor remedies; prohibiting prejudgment garnishment in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 551.05, subdivisions 1a, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 571.71; 571.72, subdivision 4; 571.79; 571.912; 571.914, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 571.93, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 551.05, subdivisions 5, 6; 571.914, subdivision 3.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 335, A bill for an act relating to housing; vacant buildings; providing for certain trespass and scrap metal sale provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 325E.21, subdivisions 1a, 3, 6, by adding a subdivision; 609.605, subdivision 1.

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

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 336, A bill for an act relating to pesticide; modifying pesticide application warning requirements that apply in cities with pesticide application ordinances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 18B.09, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Fritz introduced:

H. F. 337, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a home care tax credit; amending the long-term consultation team; establishing a caregiver burden scale; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.0911, subdivision 3; 256B.0917, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 338, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; establishing a new property tax classification for preservation and legacy land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.111, subdivisions 3, 3a, by adding a subdivision; 273.13, subdivision 23; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

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

Emmer introduced:

H. F. 339, A bill for an act relating to revenue sharing with local governments; repealing the city local government aid program; creating the Minnesota fair plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 477A.014, subdivision 1; 477A.03, subdivision 2a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A.

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

Hosch introduced:

H. F. 340, A bill for an act relating to taxation; agricultural property; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivision 3a.

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

Dettmer, Gunther and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 341, A bill for an act relating to taxation; agricultural property; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivisions 3, 3a.

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

Kahn and Haws introduced:

H. F. 342, A bill for an act relating to the State Lottery; authorizing the State Lottery to lease space for and operate a casino in the main terminal of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 349A.01, by adding a subdivision; 349A.10, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 349A.11, subdivision 1; 541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; 609.761, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A.

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

Hausman; Greiling; Lesch; Mahoney; Olin; Juhnke; Lieder; Doty; Westrom; Laine; Knuth; Murphy, E., and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 343, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing base funding for additional living-at-home/block nurse programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0917, subdivision 8.

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

Haws introduced:

H. F. 344, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying recovery of money requirements by adding group residential housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256.019, subdivision 1.

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

Hansen, Solberg, Kalin, Lillie, Welti, Bigham, Reinert, Swails, Lesch, Gunther, Kath, Lieder, Juhnke, Johnson, Obermueller, Bly, Morgan, Sailer, Mariani, Eken and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 345, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for parks, natural resource protection and restoration, and flood protection contracts with the Minnesota Conservation Corps.

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

Urdahl and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 346, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring certain pension benefit costs to be recognized for purposes of calculating nursing facility payment rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 347, A bill for an act relating to state government; eliminating mandatory retirement age for administrative law judges and compensation judges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 14.48, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 348, A bill for an act relating to attorneys; repealing the law prohibiting sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, and coroners from practicing law; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 387.13.

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

Kath introduced:

H. F. 349, A bill for an act relating to the city of Owatonna; authorizing transfer of sales and use tax proceeds to a qualified project within the city of Owatonna; amending Laws 2006, chapter 259, article 3, section 12, subdivision 3.

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

Demmer introduced:

H. F. 350, A bill for an act relating to taxation; agricultural property; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.111, subdivisions 3, 3a, 4; 273.13, subdivision 23.

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

Fritz; Abeler; Liebling; Hayden; Murphy, E.; Hosch and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 351, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing long-term care provider rate increases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.441, by adding a subdivision; 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision.

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

Anzelc, Rukavina, Solberg, Sertich and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 352, A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to take early action on the weakened economy to promote a healthy Minnesota economy.

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

Olin introduced:

H. F. 353, A resolution relating to Lake of the Woods.

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

Hilstrom, Mullery, Otremba, Kelliher, Davnie, Sertich, Sailer, Tillberry and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 354, A bill for an act relating to real property; mortgages; requiring notice and mandatory mediation prior to commencement of mortgage foreclosure proceedings on homestead property; creating a homestead-lender mediation account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 357.18, subdivision 1; 508.82, subdivision 1; 508A.82, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 582; 583.

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

Solberg and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 355, A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for the apportionment of proceeds from the sale of certain tax-forfeited land in Itasca County.

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

Gardner, Tillberry, Knuth and Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 356, A bill for an act relating to manufactured housing; making changes to the Minnesota manufactured home relocation trust fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290A.04, subdivision 2a, by adding a subdivision; 327C.095, subdivisions 12, 13; 462A.35, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Falk, Hilty, Wagenius, Anzelc, Westrom, Hornstein, Hausman, Abeler, Bly, Greiling and Otremba introduced:

H. F. 357, A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for C-BED project contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Ruud, Thissen, Mullery and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 358, A bill for an act relating to insurance; limiting excessive co-payments on drugs to treat multiple sclerosis; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Norton; Slawik; Abeler; Hosch; Murphy, E.; Thissen and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 359, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage for autism spectrum disorders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.

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

Simon and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 360, A bill for an act relating to taxation; city of St. Louis Park; extending duration of a tax increment financing district; amending Laws 1995, chapter 264, article 5, section 36, subdivision 1.

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

Simon and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 361, A bill for an act relating to taxation; city of St. Louis Park; extending duration and time for certain activities in a tax increment financing district.

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

Knuth, Simon, Swails, Laine, Scalze and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 362, A bill for an act relating to real estate; eliminating a requirement that homeowner's notice to building contractor of construction defect be in writing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 327A.02, subdivision 4; 327A.03.

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

Zellers, Kohls, Hoppe, Mack, Buesgens, Nornes, Loon, Emmer, Dean and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 363, A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate income tax rate; providing for a gradual phase out of the corporate income tax rate beginning in 2010; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.06, subdivision 1.

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

Pelowski; Murphy, M.; Hausman; Lieder; Kelly; Huntley and Reinert introduced:

H. F. 364, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for port development assistance; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Morgan, Buesgens, Pelowski, Garofalo and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 365, A bill for an act relating to state government; proposing a constitutional amendment to change the method for amending the Minnesota Constitution.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Paymar; Murphy, M.; Hilstrom; Lesch; Anderson, B., and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 366, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying the powers and duties of the POST Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 626.843, subdivisions 1, 3; 626.845, subdivision 1.

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

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 367, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Howard Lake for ditch work; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.

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

Urdahl; Kelly; Anderson, P., and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 368, A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing existing prohibition on issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 369, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Annandale for the Annandale Tactical Training Center.

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

Urdahl and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 370, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to Independent School District No. 466, Dassel-Cokato, for a bicycle trail between Dassel and Cokato.

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

Howes introduced:

H. F. 371, A bill for an act relating to waters; stating the rights of private property owners regarding groundwater, lakes, and watercourses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.

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

Bigham, Hansen and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 372, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing extension of duration of a tax increment financing district in the city of South St. Paul; providing for expenditure of increments; amending Laws 1994, chapter 587, article 9, section 17, subdivision 1.

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

Murphy, M.; Reinert; Dill; Hortman; Newton; Huntley; Faust; Hornstein and Hilty introduced:

H. F. 373, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Northern Lights Express Passenger Rail; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Thissen, Fritz, Norton, Hosch, Morrow and Falk introduced:

H. F. 374, A bill for an act relating to health care; renaming special transportation services; modifying medical transportation requirements; modifying reimbursement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, subdivision 17.

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

Zellers, Peppin and Scott introduced:

H. F. 375, A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds; appropriating money to complete highway 610.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 376, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; adding trails to the grant-in-aid snowmobile trail system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 84.83, subdivision 3.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 377, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a state grant program to pay for a portion of the facility costs of certain community partnership programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Slawik, Greiling, Bly, Nornes and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 378, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; appropriating money.

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

Slawik; Murphy, E.; Loeffler; Hornstein; Kelly; Clark; Hausman; Greiling; Paymar; Hayden; Liebling and Ruud introduced:

H. F. 379, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting smoking in vehicle with children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

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

Simon, Swails, Gardner, Scalze and Bunn introduced:

H. F. 380, A bill for an act relating to real estate; prohibiting discontinuance of investigations of residential building contractors due to the homeowner making a warranty claim; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.082, by adding a subdivision.

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

Eken, Lieder, Marquart and Olin introduced:

H. F. 381, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct flood protection farmstead ring levees in the Red River watershed.

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

Marquart, Olin, Lieder and Eken introduced:

H. F. 382, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Red River flood hazard mitigation projects; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Simon, Winkler and Ruud introduced:

H. F. 383, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an environmental impact statement and preliminary engineering for the Southwest Transit Way Corridor; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.

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

Thissen, Ruud, Abeler, Hosch and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 384, A bill for an act relating to health; developing technology standards and tools to exchange information electronically between groups; requiring assignment of benefits for health and medical savings accounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62J.60, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

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

Anderson, B. introduced:

H. F. 385, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a board of oversight of human services appeals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 14.63; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.

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

Anderson, B. introduced:

H. F. 386, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the drug paraphernalia crime to change the mental state requirement, specifically address sales of drug paraphernalia, and consolidate certain drug paraphernalia crimes into a single statutory section; prohibiting the possession of certain items associated with controlled substance use; imposing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 152.01, subdivision 18; 152.093; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 152.094.

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

Anderson, B. and Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 387, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; repealing the 2008 changes to the Green Acres law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivisions 3, 4, 8, 9, 11, 11a; Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 6, section 52; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivision 3a.

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

Bigham and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 388, A bill for an act relating to mental illness; prohibiting participation in clinical drug trials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 253B.095, subdivision 1.

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

Greiling introduced:

H. F. 389, A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; adopting certain model penal code provisions relating to criminal responsibility of persons with a mental disease or defect; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 611.026.

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

Kalin, Scalze, Johnson, Lillie, Hausman, Loeffler, Paymar, Greiling, Hornstein, Lesch and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 390, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for commuter bus service along Rush Line Corridor.

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

Kalin; Faust; Murphy, E.; Hornstein; Lesch; Lillie; Mahoney; Greiling; Johnson; Hausman; Scalze; Hortman; Clark; Abeler and Eastlund introduced:

H. F. 391, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Rush Line Corridor; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 392, A bill for an act relating to taxation; federal update; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 19a, 31; 290.067, subdivision 2a; 290A.03, subdivisions 3, 15; 291.005, subdivision 1.

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

Johnson and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 393, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; reattaching land constituting an intermediate airport to the city and school district where the property is located; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 473.625; 473F.02, subdivision 2.

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

Urdahl; Juhnke; Anderson, P.; Torkelson; Koenen; Hamilton; Otremba; Eken; Nornes; Murdock; Davids; Hosch; Magnus; Demmer; Shimanski; Kiffmeyer; Dettmer and Emmer introduced:

H. F. 394, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the definition of farm machinery; exempting construction and other materials used in livestock farming operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.61, subdivision 12; 297A.69, subdivisions 2, 3, 4.

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

Lenczewski, Rosenthal and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 395, A bill for an act relating to gambling; prohibiting location of a state-operated or state-licensed gambling facility in a city unless the voters of the city have approved the facility in a referendum.

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

Kohls, Drazkowski, Kelly, Shimanski, Dettmer and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 396, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying that the aggravated forgery law covers documents associated with federal I-9 employment eligibility verification forms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.625, subdivision 1.

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

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 397, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for pavement overlay on the Dassel-Cokato bicycle trail.

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

Hilty, Atkins, Hornstein and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 398, A bill for an act relating to corporations; providing for incorporation of socially responsible for-profit business corporations; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 304A.

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

Anderson, S. and Bunn introduced:

H. F. 399, A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing fuel-efficient vehicles to be operated on high-occupancy vehicle lanes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 160.93, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Anderson, S.; Bunn and McNamara introduced:

H. F. 400, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing an income tax credit for telecommuting conversion expenses and ongoing telecommuting expenses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Solberg and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 401, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; defining solicitor for nexus purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.66, by adding a subdivision.

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

Thao, Greiling, Knuth and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 402, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing a regulation system for technicians performing body art procedures and for body art establishments; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 146B.

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

Gardner; Knuth; Sailer; Murphy, E.; Greiling; Scalze; Ruud; Mahoney; Bly and Kalin introduced:

H. F. 403, A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring certain yard waste containers to be compostable; establishing biodegradable standard for certain plastics; providing civil penalties; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 115A.931; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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

Buesgens and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 404, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying personal watercraft operational requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 86B.313, subdivision 1.

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

Brod, Smith, Magnus, Sanders, Dettmer, Murdock, Demmer, Kiffmeyer, Urdahl, Mack, Dean, Zellers and Loon introduced:

H. F. 405, A bill for an act relating to individual income taxation; reducing tax rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.06, subdivision 2c; 290.091, subdivision 1.

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

Brod, Smith, Magnus, Sanders, Dettmer, Murdock, Demmer, Kiffmeyer, Urdahl, Mack, Dean, Zellers and Loon introduced:

H. F. 406, A bill for an act relating to individual income taxation; reducing tax rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.06, subdivision 2c; 290.091, subdivision 1.

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

Brod, Kohls, Smith, Magnus, Dettmer, Murdock, Demmer, Kiffmeyer, Urdahl, Mack, Dean, Zellers and Loon introduced:

H. F. 407, A bill for an act relating to estate taxation; conforming to the federal exemption amount; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 291.03, subdivision 1.

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

Brod, Dettmer, Kohls, Smith, Hackbarth, Magnus, Demmer, Urdahl, Mack, Dean and Zellers introduced:

H. F. 408, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 4; providing staggered terms of office for senators.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Brod, Kohls, Smith, Magnus, Sanders, Dettmer, Demmer, Kiffmeyer, Urdahl, Mack, Dean, Zellers and Loon introduced:

H. F. 409, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; repealing the alternative minimum tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.091, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.091, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 410, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring coverage for plasma protein therapies and home nursing services; requiring medical assistance coverage of plasma protein therapies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q; 151.

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

Olin introduced:

H. F. 411, A bill for an act relating to animal health; modifying a prior appropriation to allow certain payments.

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

Bunn, Swails, Simon, Bigham, Knuth, Scalze, Gardner, Nelson and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 412, A bill for an act relating to real estate; adjusting the statute of repose for homeowner warranty claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 541.051, subdivision 4.

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

Bunn, Ruud, Norton, Loon, Brod, Loeffler, Lenczewski and Simon introduced:

H. F. 413, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring an analysis of demographic trends with forecast of state revenue and expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.103, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kahn, Holberg and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 414, A bill for an act relating to health; limiting use of synthetic turf on certain athletic fields; requiring commissioner of health to study impact of use of crumb rubber; allowing schools to use health and safety revenue to evaluate use of synthetic turf; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.57, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Howes, Doty, Smith, Murdock, Persell, Drazkowski, Shimanski, Emmer, Lanning, Gunther, Dill and Olin introduced:

H. F. 415, A bill for an act relating to constitutional amendments; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I; providing that the right of citizens to bear arms for certain purposes is fundamental and shall not be abridged.

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

Thissen, Swails, Hornstein, Ruud and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 416, A bill for an act relating to licensing; changing certification for interior designers to licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326.02, subdivision 4b.

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

Atkins, Smith, Mullery and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 417, A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing recovery of damages and attorney fees for breach of an insurance policy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 471.982, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.

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

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 418, A bill for an act relating to noxious weeds; allowing municipalities to adopt ordinances for the eradication of buckthorn; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 18.78, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Davnie; Murphy, E.; Abeler; Huntley; Hayden; Knuth; Rosenthal; Bly and Champion introduced:

H. F. 419, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the Lead Poisoning Prevention Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144.9501, subdivision 9; 144.9503, subdivision 2.

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

Laine and Simon introduced:

H. F. 420, A bill for an act relating to real estate; requiring that existing statutory implied residential construction warranties be made as express warranties and be provided to the buyer in writing; prohibiting waivers of the warranty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 327A.04; 327A.06; 327A.07; 327A.08.

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

Hansen, Davids, Fritz, Bly, Eken, McNamara and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 421, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wildlife area land acquisition and improvement and for publicly owned dams; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Obermueller; Murphy, M.; Rosenthal; Sterner; Sailer and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 422, A bill for an act relating to state government; designating the first Sunday in October as Minnesota Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

McNamara and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 423, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; providing for reduced commuting by legislative employees to help reduce carbon emissions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

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

Hansen, Johnson, Bigham and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 424, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying the Critical Areas Act of 1973; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 116G.03, by adding subdivisions; 116G.15.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 425, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the formula for school district integration revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.86, subdivision 3.

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

Drazkowski, Kelly, Peppin, Dean and Haws introduced:

H. F. 426, A bill for an act relating to education finance; permanently repealing the mandated reserve of school district revenue for staff development programs; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.60; 122A.61.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 427, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a two-year waiver from the special operating plan for districts in statutory operating debt; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.83, subdivision 4.

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

Welti; Swails; Morrow; Anderson, P., and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 428, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing state aid for the debt service equalization aid program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120A.05, by adding a subdivision; 123B.53, subdivisions 4, 5.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 429, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a levy for school districts in statutory operating debt; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

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

Demmer introduced:

H. F. 430, A bill for an act relating to pupil transportation; including pupil transportation within the meaning of public transit assistance; directing transfers of money from transit assistance fund and allocation from metropolitan area sales tax for transit for pupil transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.88; 297A.992, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Smith, Drazkowski, Cornish and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 431, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing penalties for employers hiring illegal immigrants; adding documents that are included in the crime of aggravated forgery; increasing penalty for aggravated forgery; establishing sex trafficking as a separate crime from the promotion of prostitution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.281, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions; 609.282, subdivisions 1, 2; 609.321, subdivision 7a; 609.625, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 432, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying the payment of benefits at layoff or termination; modifying criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 181.74, subdivision 1.

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

Obermueller, Rosenthal, Sterner and Newton introduced:

H. F. 433, A bill for an act relating to state government; designating March 25 as Medal of Honor Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Laine introduced:

H. F. 434, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the definition of doula services; requiring health care providers to provide information on pain relief and medical interventions as part of prenatal care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 148.995, subdivisions 2, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 435, A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying rulemaking authority for cost-share program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103C.501, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6.

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

Drazkowski, Davids, Scott, Poppe and McNamara introduced:

H. F. 436, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; extending the deer hunting season in certain areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.311.

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

Drazkowski, Demmer, Magnus and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 437, A bill for an act relating to animal feedlots; extending the deadline for open lot agreements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Ruud, Abeler, Thissen, Huntley, Fritz and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 438, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance coverage to include consultations with psychologists; increasing medical assistance reimbursement rate for critical access mental health services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.0625, subdivision 48; 256B.763.

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

Norton, Mariani, Dettmer, Lillie, Zellers, Tillberry, Peterson, Abeler and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 439, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring statewide academic standards for physical education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.023, subdivision 2; 120B.024.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Eken, Greiling, Hilty, Sertich, Johnson, Morgan, Sailer, Koenen, Lieder, Solberg and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 440, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, by adding a section; providing for certain officers to be elected by a majority of the votes cast at the general election for the office.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Rukavina, Bly, Mahoney and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 441, A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to enact a "New Deal for the New Millenium for Higher Education" to enable states to rebuild public higher education and to increase access to higher education.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Swails, Dettmer, Bunn, Simon and Dean introduced:

H. F. 442, A bill for an act relating to data practices; providing for release of certain data to a legal representative; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.393.

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

Swails, Dettmer, Bunn, McNamara and Dean introduced:

H. F. 443, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting construction materials and equipment used to construct the Washington County courts facility; removing an obsolete provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivision 1.

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

Thissen, Brynaert, Clark and Severson introduced:

H. F. 444, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the state's suicide prevention plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 145.56, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Zellers, Buesgens, Emmer, Gottwalt, Dettmer, Hoppe, Kiffmeyer, Loon, Mack, Downey and Scott introduced:

H. F. 445, A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise tax; allowing a five-year tax exemption for certain new facilities and expansions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.01, subdivision 29; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.0922, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

Peppin introduced:

H. F. 446, A bill for an act relating to state government; repealing duties relating to the economic status of women; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.303, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 447, A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing that the state will continue to regulate equity-indexed annuities as an insurance product, and not as a security, regardless of federal law or policy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 60A.06, subdivision 1; 61A.20; 80A.41.

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

Mullery, Greiling, Hosch and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 448, A bill for an act relating to public safety; allowing emergency 911 systems to include referral to mental health crisis teams; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 403.03; 403.05, subdivision 1.

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

Mullery, Greiling and Olin introduced:

H. F. 449, A bill for an act relating to public safety; peace officers; establishing crisis intervention team grants; appropriating money; 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 Policy and Oversight.

Liebling introduced:

H. F. 450, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to design and construct improvements to the Mayo Civic Center Complex in Rochester.

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

Murdock; Anderson, S., and Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 451, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a tax credit for certain small wind power generator installations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Murdock, Slawik, Urdahl, Gottwalt, Scott and Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 452, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; creating special Gold Star license plate for family members of military personnel who died in active service; exempting plate fee for certain survivors; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Fritz; Huntley; Hosch; Hayden; Murphy, E., and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 453, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP and food stamp provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256D.0515; 256J.42, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.24, subdivision 6.

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

Murphy, E.; Hansen; Mahoney; Kelliher; Rukavina; Bigham; Davnie and Clark introduced:

H. F. 454, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions for disposition of a deceased person; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 149A.80, subdivision 2.

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

Dean, Brod, Gottwalt, Ward and Emmer introduced:

H. F. 455, A bill for an act relating to health; implementing the Minnesota Hope Act; establishing a state policy for stem cell research; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 137; 145.

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

Johnson introduced:

H. F. 456, A bill for an act relating to state government; allowing the Indian Affairs Council to conduct meetings by telephone or by electronic means; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.922, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 457, A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions dealing with mortuary science; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 149A.01, subdivision 3.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 458, A bill for an act relating to the environment; creating an advisory council on development and regulation of consumer products; establishing a comprehensive framework for consumer products that protect, support, and enhance human health, the environment, and economic development; providing appointments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

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

Reinert and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 459, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing an on-sale license for intoxicating liquor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.404, subdivision 4a.

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

Liebling, Hosch, Hayden, Ward, Ruud, Solberg and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 460, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a crisis nursery grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256F.

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

Welti and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 461, A bill for an act relating to energy; exempting sales of natural gas for use on farms or ranches from surcharges for utility low-income affordability programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.16, subdivision 15.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Urdahl, McFarlane, Mariani, Demmer and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 462, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an advisory task force on improving teacher quality and identifying institutional structures and strategies for effectively integrating secondary and postsecondary academic and career education.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Urdahl, Greiling, Mariani and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 463, A bill for an act relating to education; expecting students to be present and participate in school safety drills; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 121A.035, subdivision 2; 121A.037; 299F.30, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Rukavina, Lieder, Hornstein, Hackbarth and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 464, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulation; modifying speed limit when passing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.14, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 465, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; allocating joint and several liability in certain civil actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 604.02, subdivision 1.

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

Carlson, Greiling, Mariani, Urdahl, Loeffler and Newton introduced:

H. F. 466, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a State Board of Education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120A.05, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Davnie; Dittrich; Norton; Obermueller; Marquart; Murphy, E.; Loeffler; Mullery and Tillberry introduced:

H. F. 467, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; exempting first tier of commercial-industrial property from state general tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 275.025, subdivision 2.

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

Abeler and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 468, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating medical liability actions; providing for the inadmissibility of certain health care provider statements, gestures, or conduct; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

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

Greiling; Mullery; Mahoney; Paymar; Brynaert; Thao; Tillberry; Loeffler; Clark; Otremba; Fritz; Slocum; Hausman; Murphy, M.; Ward; Haws; Lillie; Hilstrom; Huntley; Thissen; Davnie; Hornstein; Laine; Murphy, E.; Hosch; Swails; Ruud; Simon; Anzelc; Kahn; Carlson; Newton; Champion; Kelliher and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 469, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing mental health provisions; amending criminal justice and public safety; creating public safety grants; amending children's mental health services; creating a loan forgiveness program; providing additional medical assistance coverage for mental health issues; providing rate increases; creating a fatality review team; requiring studies; amending mental health funding; providing criminal penalties; allowing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 43A.23, subdivision 1; 43A.316, by adding a subdivision; 120A.22, subdivision 12; 125A.15; 125A.51; 126C.44; 145.56, subdivisions 1, 2; 245.462, subdivision 18; 245.470, subdivision 1; 245.4871, subdivision 27; 245.488, subdivision 1; 256B.038; 256B.055, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0622, subdivisions 2, 6; 256B.0623, subdivisions 5, 8; 256B.0624, subdivisions 4, 5, 8; 256B.0625, subdivisions 13c, 13f, 38, 42, 43, 46; 256B.0943, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 256B.763; 256D.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 256J.08, subdivision 73a; 256L.07, subdivision 3; 403.03; 403.05, subdivision 1; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 7, section 71; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 256; 260C; 626; 641.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 470, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; amending participation fee and program fee requirements; allowing a credit for contributions to prekindergarten scholarship granting organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 124D.13, subdivision 6; 124D.15, subdivision 12; 290.01, subdivision 19c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Solberg, Persell and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 471, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for wastewater treatment facility reconstruction in Grand Rapids.

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

McNamara by request introduced:

H. F. 472, A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing Independent School District No. 200, Hastings, to participate in the alternative facilities bonding and levy program.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 473, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a health care professionals task force; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 147.001; 147.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7; 147.011; 147.02, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 2a, 5, 6, 6a; 147.025; 147.03; 147.031; 147.032; 147.035; 147.037; 147.038; 147.0381; 147.039; 147.0391; 147.04; 147.081; 147.09; 147.091; 147.092; 147.111; 147.121; 147.131; 147.141; 147.151; 147.155; 147.161; 147.162; 147.21; 147.22; 147.231; 147.37; 147A.01; 147A.02; 147A.03; 147A.04; 147A.05; 147A.06; 147A.07; 147A.08; 147A.09; 147A.10; 147A.11; 147A.13; 147A.14; 147A.15; 147A.155; 147A.16; 147A.17; 147A.18; 147A.19; 147A.20; 147A.21; 147A.22; 147A.23; 147A.24; 147A.26; 147A.27; 147B.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 16a, 17, 18; 147B.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; 147B.03; 147B.04; 147B.05; 147B.06; 147B.07; 147B.08; 147C.01; 147C.05; 147C.10; 147C.15; 147C.20; 147C.25; 147C.30; 147C.35; 147C.40; 147D.01; 147D.03; 147D.05; 147D.07; 147D.09; 147D.11; 147D.13; 147D.15; 147D.17; 147D.19; 147D.21; 147D.23; 147D.25; 147D.27; 148.01; 148.02; 148.03; 148.031; 148.04; 148.05; 148.06, subdivision 1; 148.07, subdivisions 1, 2; 148.08, subdivisions 2, 3; 148.09; 148.10; 148.102; 148.103; 148.104; 148.105; 148.106, subdivision 10; 148.108; 148.171; 148.181; 148.191, subdivisions 1, 2; 148.211, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 4, 5; 148.212; 148.231, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6; 148.232; 148.233; 148.234; 148.235, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 4, 4a, 4b, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11; 148.241; 148.251, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6; 148.261, subdivisions 1, 4, 5; 148.262; 148.263; 148.264; 148.265; 148.266; 148.267; 148.271; 148.281, subdivisions 1, 2; 148.283; 148.284; 148.285; 148.511; 148.512; 148.513; 148.514; 148.515, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 4, 6; 148.516; 148.5161; 148.517; 148.5175; 148.518; 148.519; 148.5191; 148.5192; 148.5193, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 6, 6a, 7, 8; 148.5194; 148.5195; 148.5196; 148.5197; 148.5198; 148.52; 148.53; 148.54; 148.56; 148.57; 148.571; 148.572; 148.573, subdivision 1; 148.574; 148.575; 148.576; 148.577; 148.59; 148.60; 148.603; 148.61, subdivision 5; 148.62; 148.621; 148.622; 148.623; 148.624; 148.625; 148.626; 148.627; 148.628; 148.629; 148.630; 148.631; 148.632; 148.633; 148.6401; 148.6402; 148.6403; 148.6404; 148.6405; 148.6408; 148.6410; 148.6412; 148.6415; 148.6418; 148.6420; 148.6423; 148.6425; 148.6428; 148.6430; 148.6432; 148.6435; 148.6438; 148.6440; 148.6443; 148.6445, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11; 148.6448; 148.6450; 148.65; 148.66; 148.67; 148.691, subdivisions 1, 2; 148.70; 148.705; 148.706; 148.71, subdivisions 2, 3; 148.715; 148.721; 148.722; 148.723; 148.724, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 148.725; 148.73; 148.735; 148.736; 148.737; 148.74; 148.75; 148.754; 148.755; 148.76; 148.77; 148.78; 148.7801; 148.7802; 148.7803; 148.7804; 148.7805; 148.7806; 148.7807; 148.7808; 148.7809; 148.7810; 148.7811; 148.7812; 148.7813; 148.7814; 148.7815; 148.88; 148.881; 148.89, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 2b, 2c, 3, 4, 4a, 4b, 5; 148.90, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 148.905; 148.906; 148.907; 148.908; 148.909; 148.9105; 148.911; 148.915; 148.916; 148.925; 148.941; 148.952; 148.96; 148.965; 148.975; 148.98; 148.995; 148.996; 148.997.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 474, A bill for an act relating to retirement; allowing a bounce-back annuity when provided for by a marriage dissolution decree; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 353.30, by adding a subdivision; 518.58, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Winkler, Bunn, Rukavina, Lillie, Mahoney and Downey introduced:

H. F. 475, A bill for an act relating to taxation; insurance; providing a credit for investment in start-up and emerging Minnesota businesses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 297I.

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

Kohls, Zellers, Brod, Downey, Garofalo, Dean and Loon introduced:

H. F. 476, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for discount for early payment of full property tax amounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 276.04, subdivision 2; 279.01, by adding a subdivision.

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

Thao introduced:

H. F. 477, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing portable bear stands to be left overnight in wildlife management areas; allowing use of barrels while baiting bear; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 97A.137, by adding a subdivision; 97B.425.

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

Kahn, Zellers, Seifert, Thissen, Simon and Downey introduced:

H. F. 478, A bill for an act relating to liquor; repealing certain restrictions relating to direct wine shipments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.417.

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

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 479, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; requiring commissioner of revenue to conduct a study of the metropolitan fiscal disparities program; appropriating money.

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

Rukavina, Sertich and Hilty introduced:

H. F. 480, A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing Mountain Iron economic development authority to form a limited liability company.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 481, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the Minneapolis downtown taxing area; providing for deposit of certain tax revenues; amending Laws 1986, chapter 400, section 44, as amended.

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

Smith, Drazkowski and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 482, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for licenses to take deer and angle without a fee upon discharge from military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97A.441, by adding subdivisions.

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

Lesch and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 483, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for a grant to a nonprofit organization to provide emotional support and help to families and friends of persons who have died by homicide, suicide, or accident.

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

Lanning, Smith, Atkins, Marquart and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 484, A bill for an act relating to public safety; controlled substances; adding Salvia divinorum to Schedule I of the controlled substance schedules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 152.02, subdivision 2.

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

Anderson, P.; Otremba; Magnus; Torkelson; Davids; Westrom; Severson; Hosch; Urdahl; Gottwalt; Falk and Haws introduced:

H. F. 485, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Pope/Douglas waste-to-energy facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Eastlund and Howes introduced:

H. F. 486, A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; removing or altering routes on the trunk highway system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.115, subdivision 118.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Hackbarth and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 487, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring nonresident all-terrain vehicle operators to possess a state trail pass; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 84.0835, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

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

Kohls introduced:

H. F. 488, A bill for an act relating to taxation; city local government aid; providing additional aid to certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.

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

Kohls, Nornes, Buesgens, Shimanski, Scott, Downey, Westrom, Dettmer, Brod, Emmer, Kiffmeyer, Zellers, Garofalo and Loon introduced:

H. F. 489, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for periodic sunset and evaluation of state agencies; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Olin introduced:

H. F. 490, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation in the city of Saint Vincent; amending Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 7, subdivision 2; Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 7, subdivision 3.

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

Liebling, Gardner and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 491, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting the use of certain prescription information for marketing of pharmaceutical products; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

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

Kahn, Rukavina, Hackbarth and Zellers introduced:

H. F. 492, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing certain persons under the age of 21 to drink alcohol under certain conditions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.

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

Kahn; Lillie; Hilstrom; Hansen; Nelson; Ward; Thao; Winkler; Mariani; Sertich; Murphy, M.; Greiling; Clark; Lesch; Johnson and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 493, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for a provisional certificate of election in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204C.40, subdivision 2; 204D.27, subdivision 8; 205.185, subdivision 3; 205A.10, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Bunn and Swails introduced:

H. F. 494, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; changing closed landfill cleanup appropriation from revenue bond proceeds to user-financed general obligation bond proceeds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115A.908, subdivision 2; 116.155, subdivision 3; Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 8, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116.156.

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

Kalin, Simon, Winkler and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 495, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; providing for reimbursement of certain costs of the campaign finance and public disclosure board by individuals who file frivolous complaints; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10A.02, subdivision 11.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Scalze, McNamara, Wagenius, Hansen, Hornstein, Loeffler, Knuth, Simon, Hausman, Johnson, Rosenthal, Peterson, Ruud, Greiling, Beard, Abeler, Carlson, Gardner, Lillie, Nelson, Swails and Bunn introduced:

H. F. 496, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the operation and maintenance of the Metropolitan Regional Parks System.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 497, A bill for an act relating to government data practices; authorizing access to certain firearm data by parole and probation authorities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.87, by adding a subdivision.

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

Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 498, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring state funding for investigation of tuberculosis cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.4812.

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

Murphy, E.; Huntley; Abeler; Thissen and Clark introduced:

H. F. 499, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to the commissioner of health for heart disease and stroke prevention.

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

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 500, A bill for an act relating to waters; providing standards for use of recycled water; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.

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

Mariani, Slocum, Brown, Demmer, Greiling, Dittrich and McFarlane introduced:

H. F. 501, A bill for an act relating to education; creating an alternative means of graduation for students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.30, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Brown introduced:

H. F. 502, A bill for an act relating to gambling; lawful gambling; authorizing the board to adopt rules for video pull-tab games; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 349.12, by adding subdivisions; 349.151, by adding a subdivision.

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

Persell and Howes introduced:

H. F. 503, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to establish a veterans facility in the city of Bemidji; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Kahn; Murphy, E.; Ruud; Olin; Doty; Swails; Murphy, M.; Otremba; Masin; Slocum; Laine; Bly; Greiling; Mullery; Thissen; Liebling; Loeffler; Clark and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 504, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a women's heart health program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

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

Poppe, Pelowski, Lillie, McFarlane, Dettmer, Olin, Sailer, Reinert, Lieder and Brown introduced:

H. F. 505, A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying certain requirements for an associate of applied science degree at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Abeler, Greiling, Loeffler and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 506, A bill for an act relating to human services; including licensed mental health professional counselors as a qualified provider under medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245.462, subdivision 18; 245.470, subdivision 1; 245.4871, subdivision 27; 245.488, subdivision 1; 256B.0622, subdivision 2; 256B.0623, subdivision 5; 256B.0624, subdivisions 5, 8; 256B.0625, subdivision 42; 256B.0943, subdivision 1; 256J.08, subdivision 73a.

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

Paymar; Morgan; Murphy, E.; Greiling; Scalze; Bunn and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 507, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; repealing the ethanol producer payment program; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 41A.09, subdivisions 1a, 2a, 3a, 4, 10.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Bly, Ward, Doty, Laine, Tillberry and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 508, A resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States not to reauthorize the No Child Left Behind Act in its current form.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Hilstrom, Smith, Lesch and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 509, A bill for an act relating to public defenders; modifying provisions providing for representation by a public defender; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.131, subdivision 1; 611.16; 611.17; 611.18; 611.20, subdivisions 3, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 611.20, subdivisions 6, 7.

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

Juhnke and Magnus introduced:

H. F. 510, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain provisions of the pesticide control law and the fertilizer, soil amendment, and plant amendment law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 18B.065, subdivisions 2, 2a; 18C.415, subdivision 3; 18C.421; 18C.425, subdivisions 4, 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Marquart and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 511, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for a seasonal recreational property tax deferral program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290D.

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

Simon, Gunther, McNamara, Zellers, Hornstein, Benson, Reinert, Kahn, Masin, Hosch, Hayden, Newton, Brod, Davids, Fritz, Thao, Scalze, Morrow, Lesch, McFarlane and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 512, 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 State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 513, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing 9th and 10th grade pupils to participate in college in the schools programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.09, subdivision 10.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Mullery and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 514, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Minneapolis parkway improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Peppin introduced:

H. F. 515, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating new penalties for criminal neglect of a vulnerable adult; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.233, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Peppin, Dean, Scott and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 516, A bill for an act relating to insurance; establishing a moratorium on implementation of new mandated health benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62J.26, by adding a subdivision.

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

Severson introduced:

H. F. 517, A bill for an act relating to crime; allocating and limiting payment of costs of medical examination of victim of criminal sexual conduct; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.35.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 518, A bill for an act relating to state government; changing a budget forecast date; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.103, subdivision 1.

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

Nelson, Hilstrom, Howes and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 519, A bill for an act relating to local government; regulating nonconforming lots in shoreland areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 82.22, subdivision 8; 394.36, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 462.357, subdivision 1e; 513.56, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Olin and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 520, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for native plant, forage, and turf seed research.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 521, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions for volunteer health practitioners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 145A.06, subdivision 8.

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

Hayden, Rosenthal and Clark introduced:

H. F. 522, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Bridges rental housing assistance program.

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

Bigham, Swails and Brod introduced:

H. F. 523, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying school background check requirements relating to disciplinary actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.03, subdivision 1a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 524, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing the county jail reentry project; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 641.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 525, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the current DWI ignition interlock device pilot program by two years and applying it statewide; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 171.306, subdivisions 1, 3.

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

Otremba introduced:

H. F. 526, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying filing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 289A.11, subdivision 1; 289A.20, subdivision 4.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 527, A bill for an act relating to the state budget; making technical changes to a statute requiring budget projections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.04.

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

Davnie; Doty; Olin; Murphy, E.; Hornstein; Morgan; Anzelc; Laine; Mullery; Slocum; Hortman; Champion; Hayden and Ward introduced:

H. F. 528, A bill for an act relating to reverse mortgages; eliminating the requirement that a reverse mortgage becomes due when committed principal has been fully paid; mandating counseling by an independent housing agency; regulating lender default; imposing liability on a subsequent purchaser of a reverse mortgage; providing for a right of recission; defining suitability; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 47.58, subdivisions 1, 3, 8, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 58; 60K.

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

Sailer, Greiling, Mariani, Hausman, Kalin, Bly, Knuth, Hilty, Obermueller, Persell, Otremba and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 529, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for grants for the design of renewable energy projects in K-12 public schools.

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

Nelson, Hornstein and Beard introduced:

H. F. 530, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; modifying the time period for comprehensive plan reviews by adjacent governmental units; clarifying water management plan requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103B.235, subdivision 3a; 473.858, subdivision 2; 473.859, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Winkler, Simon and Kalin introduced:

H. F. 531, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying the procedures for filling a vacancy in the Office of United States Senator or Representative in Congress; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204D.17; 204D.19; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 204D.28.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Koenen introduced:

H. F. 532, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for expansion of the Renville wastewater treatment facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Koenen introduced:

H. F. 533, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a veterans home in Montevideo.

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

Davids and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 534, A bill for an act relating to insurance; authorizing and regulating the issuance of certificates of insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 60K.46, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.

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

Thao introduced:

H. F. 535, A bill for an act relating to occupations; modifying health-related licensing board provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 214.103, subdivision 9.

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

Persell; Solberg; Sailer; Juhnke; Falk; Hortman; Kiffmeyer; Sterner; Jackson; Rosenthal; Torkelson; Anderson, P.; Hamilton and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 536, A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying local match requirements for certain grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103B.3369, subdivision 5.

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

Abeler, Hilty, Hornstein and Magnus introduced:

H. F. 537, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; establishing criteria for timely utility payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.098, by adding a subdivision.

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

Winkler, Dittrich, Peterson, McFarlane and Swails introduced:

H. F. 538, A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing a shared services purchasing program; requiring all school districts and charter schools to participate in the shared services program; requiring the Department of Education to administer the shared services program; requiring the Department of Education to enter a contract with a vendor to establish the shared services program; establishing a deduction from the general education program; setting state and district technology guidelines; creating a quality rating and improvement system; updating annual report on district passage rate; clarifying the definition of comprehensive scientifically based reading instruction; making requirements of kindergarten and elementary teachers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.06, subdivision 4; 122A.18, subdivisions 2, 2a, by adding a subdivision; 123B.143, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 123B; 124D; 125B; 127A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Slocum and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 539, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying provisions related to children with disabilities; requiring the safe schools levy to pay for costs of mental health crisis intervention team training for peace officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120A.22, subdivision 12; 125A.15; 125A.51; 126C.44.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Koenen introduced:

H. F. 540, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for assessment of certain rural vacant land; modifying the recapture that applies to certain property in the green acres program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.111, subdivisions 3a, 9; 273.13, subdivision 23.

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

Juhnke, Sterner and Obermueller introduced:

H. F. 541, A bill for an act relating to property taxes; extending the time frame for eligibility for the surviving spouses of certain disabled military veterans to receive the residential homestead market value exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Smith, Davids, Nornes, Demmer and Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 542, A bill for an act relating to family law; providing for grandparent visitation rights on behalf of the child; expanding grandparent visitation rights; specifying procedures; requiring mediation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 257C.08, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 257C.08, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Scott, Drazkowski, Shimanski, Loon, Sterner and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 543, A bill for an act relating to child support; changing certain provisions and deadlines; redirecting payment of child support; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 518A.46, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 541.04; 548.09, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 548.091, subdivision 3b; 548.092.

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

Faust introduced:

H. F. 544, A bill for an act relating to day care facilities; instructing the commissioner of human services to amend a rule.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division.

Champion, Hayden, Simon, Hornstein, Lesch, Rosenthal, Reinert, Gardner, Hilty and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 545, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring notice of restoration of civil rights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.014, subdivision 2; 201.091, by adding a subdivision; 201.155; 203B.02, subdivision 1; 609.165, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 243; 630; 631.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Nelson introduced:

H. F. 546, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; creating a new class of brewer and establishing a license fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.301, subdivision 6.

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

Lieder, Dill, Beard, Gottwalt, Eken, Severson, Kath, Anzelc, Kalin, Poppe and Brown introduced:

H. F. 547, A bill for an act relating to airports; eliminating requirement of local match for federal stimulus grants for airport project costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 360.305, subdivision 4.

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

Lieder, Dill, Beard, Gottwalt, Eken, Severson, Anzelc, Juhnke, Kalin, Poppe and Brown introduced:

H. F. 548, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money from state airports fund.

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

Davnie, Thissen, Zellers, Jackson, Mahoney, Hilstrom, Hayden, Gardner, Nelson, Fritz, Falk, Kalin, Slocum, Ward, Kelly, Lillie, Hornstein, Clark, Atkins, Swails, Simon, Liebling, Hansen and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 549, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating debt management and debt settlement services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 332A.02, subdivisions 5, 8, 9, 10, 13, by adding a subdivision; 332A.04, subdivision 6; 332A.08; 332A.10; 332A.11, subdivision 2; 332A.14; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 332B.

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

Ruud and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 550, A bill for an act relating to public health; preventing sexually transmitted infections and teen pregnancy; studying the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections and the cost to the health care system resulting from them; creating a responsible family life and sexuality education program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 121A.23.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 551, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the risk-level assessment process for out-of-state predatory offenders who move to the state; increasing penalties for certain repeat offenders; requiring training regarding predatory offenders for those who care for children and vulnerable adults; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 244.052, subdivision 3a; 609.3451, subdivision 3.

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

Norton, Liebling, Demmer, Mahoney and Welti introduced:

H. F. 552, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the research partnership between the University of Minnesota and the Mayo Foundation.

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

Dittrich, Mariani, Brynaert, Pelowski and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 553, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying requirements for online learning providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.095, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 554, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for an emergency operations center and regional fire training center in the city of Minneapolis.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 555, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; specifying that money received from certain utility permits be deposited in the permanent school fund; allowing exchanges of riparian lands administered by the commissioner of natural resources for other lands administered by the commissioner without certain restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.415, subdivision 5; 94.342, subdivision 3.

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

Morrow, Otremba, Severson, Gunther, Haws, Reinert, Juhnke and Koenen introduced:

H. F. 556, A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans for continued outreach to homeless veterans in Minnesota.

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

Severson, Dettmer, Smith, Westrom, Newton, Jackson and Haws introduced:

H. F. 557, A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing preferences in state procurement for veteran-owned small businesses and disabled veteran-owned small businesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16C.16, by adding a subdivision; 16C.19.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Severson, Dettmer, Smith, Newton, Jackson and Haws introduced:

H. F. 558, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a military retirement pay subtraction and repealing the military retirement pay credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.0677, subdivision 2; 290.091, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.0677, subdivision 1a.

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

Howes introduced:

H. F. 559, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying provisions for using artificial lights to locate animals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.081, subdivision 2.

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

Hansen, Simon, Beard, Shimanski and Hilty introduced:

H. F. 560, A bill for an act relating to state government; adding duties to the commissioner of finance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.055, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 561, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying requirements for classification as class 4c property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.13, subdivision 25.

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

Wagenius, Sterner, Rosenthal, Urdahl and Falk introduced:

H. F. 562, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying standards for higher education asset preservation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 135A.046, subdivision 2.

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

Urdahl; Juhnke; Otremba; Magnus; Anderson, P., and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 563, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for livestock investment grants.

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

Urdahl; Juhnke; Otremba; Hamilton; Anderson, P., and Magnus introduced:

H. F. 564, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; bioenergy; requiring study and report on feasibility of producing ethanol from whey.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Abeler and Thao introduced:

H. F. 565, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; changing license provisions for chiropractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 148.06, subdivision 1.

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

Magnus; Hamilton; Falk; Torkelson; Brown; Anderson, P.; Seifert; Gunther; Demmer; Poppe; Lanning and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 566, A bill for an act relating to taxation; levy limits; removing the inclusion of wind generation production tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 275.70, subdivision 6; 275.71, subdivisions 2, 5.

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

Gunther, Brynaert, Poppe, Morrow and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 567, A bill for an act relating to economic development; expanding bioscience business development public infrastructure grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116J.435, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Eken and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 568, A bill for an act relating to highways; designating Becker County Veterans Memorial Highway on portions of marked Trunk Highways 34 and 87; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Sailer, Gardner, Gunther, Atkins, Howes, Dill and Simon introduced:

H. F. 569, A bill for an act relating to solid waste; requiring a pilot program to be implemented by paint manufacturers to recycle paint; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.7411, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

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

Champion, Hayden, Simon, Hornstein, Hortman, Newton, Rosenthal, Bigham and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 570, A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; prohibiting certain activities at rest areas; prescribing petty misdemeanor penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Sailer, Nornes, Eken, Howes, Hilty, Otremba, Knuth, Koenen, Persell and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 571, A bill for an act relating to transportation; regulating titling, registration, and operation of mini trucks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.798, subdivision 2; 84.922, subdivision 1a; 168.002, subdivision 24, by adding a subdivision; 168.013, by adding a subdivision; 168A.03, subdivision 1; 169.011, subdivision 52, by adding a subdivision; 169.224.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Haws, Hosch, Severson and Otremba introduced:

H. F. 572, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; providing for designation of veteran status on drivers' licenses and Minnesota identification cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.06, subdivision 3; 171.07, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Juhnke and Sterner introduced:

H. F. 573, A bill for an act relating to companion animals; creating a required permit for certain dog and cat breeders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 347.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 574, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing special plates remembering victims of impaired drivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.1291, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Simon, Hausman, Holberg, Newton and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 575, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; modifying provision relating to driving instruction permits for home-school students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 171.05, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Carlson, Swails, Knuth, Wagenius, Lillie, Nelson, Obermueller, Scalze, Bigham and Bunn introduced:

H. F. 576, A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for plastic bag recycling; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

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

Hosch, Hayden, Champion and Clark introduced:

H. F. 577, A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing the MFIP housing penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.95, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.37, subdivision 3a.

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

Hortman introduced:

H. F. 578, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating building and construction contracts and indemnification agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 337.01; 337.02; 337.05, subdivision 1; 337.10.

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

Olin introduced:

H. F. 579, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for certain licenses to be issued without a fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97A.441, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hosch and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 580, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP family stabilization and work programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256J.425, subdivision 4; 256J.46, subdivision 1; 256J.53, subdivision 1; 256J.57, subdivision 1; 256J.575, subdivisions 3, 6, 7.

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

Hosch, Paymar, Greiling, Masin, Haws, Thissen and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 581, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the definition of services available under medical assistance for disabled children's services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 252.27, subdivision 1a.

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

Lesch, Olin and Anderson, B. introduced:

H. F. 582, A bill for an act relating to crimes; changing requirement that defendant waiver of jury trial be consented to by prosecutor; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 631.

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

Severson, Smith, Gottwalt, Drazkowski and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 583, A bill for an act relating to civil liability; providing immunity for certain firearms safety instructors, course providers, sponsoring organizations, and participants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 87A.01, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 87A; 604A.

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

Paymar introduced:

H. F. 584, A bill for an act relating to land use; establishing statewide moratorium on new billboards; declaring existing billboards nonconforming uses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 173.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Drazkowski, Dettmer, Scott and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 585, A bill for an act relating to state government; designating English as the official language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.04, subdivision 1; 171.13, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 15.441.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Drazkowski, Dettmer, Scott, Shimanski, Eastlund, Kiffmeyer and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 586, A bill for an act relating to public employees; instituting a freeze on salaries and wage rates for government employees.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Murphy, E. and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 587, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for demonstration grants to prevent sexual violence.

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

Falk introduced:

H. F. 588, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to Dawson-Boyd school district for a geothermal heating system.

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

Lesch, Paymar, Lillie and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 589, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating pilot program for driver's license reinstatement diversion for individuals charged with driving without valid license.

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

Brynaert, Morrow and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 590, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying sales and use tax for the city of Mankato; amending Laws 1991, chapter 291, article 8, section 27, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 7, section 16, subdivision 3.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 591, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Reinvest in Minnesota Resources Law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.66, subdivision 2; 103F.505; 103F.511, subdivisions 5, 8a, by adding a subdivision; 103F.515, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6; 103F.521, subdivision 1; 103F.525; 103F.526; 103F.531; 103F.535, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103F.511, subdivision 4; 103F.521, subdivision 2; 103F.535, subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules, parts 8400.3000; 8400.3030; 8400.3060; 8400.3110; 8400.3130; 8400.3160; 8400.3200; 8400.3210; 8400.3230; 8400.3260; 8400.3300; 8400.3330; 8400.3360; 8400.3390; 8400.3400; 8400.3460; 8400.3500; 8400.3530; 8400.3560; 8400.3600; 8400.3610; 8400.3630; 8400.3700; 8400.3730; 8400.3800; 8400.3830; 8400.3870; 8400.3930.

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

Thissen; Carlson; Murphy, M.; Nelson; Kelliher; Smith and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 592, A bill for an act relating to retirement; amending teacher retirement provisions; adjusting contribution rates; adjusting state aid; redefining terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 127A.50, subdivision 1; 354.05, subdivision 38; 354.42, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding subdivisions; 354.44, subdivision 6; 354A.011, subdivision 15a; 354A.12, subdivisions 1, 2a, by adding subdivisions; 354A.31, subdivisions 4, 4a, 7; 356.315, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Drazkowski, Dettmer, Scott and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 593, A bill for an act relating to firearms; extending time period for renewal of permit to purchase firearm from federally licensed dealer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 624.7131, subdivision 6.

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

Liebling, Clark, Greiling and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 594, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to establish and administer a universal prescription drug program and prescription drug bulk purchasing program; establishing a dedicated fund; appropriating money; requiring mandated reports; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256O.

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

Paymar introduced:

H. F. 595, A bill for an act relating to advertising devices; prohibiting erection of additional billboards near roads and highways; restricting maintenance of advertising devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 173.02, subdivisions 8, 21; 173.03; 173.05; 173.06, subdivision 1; 173.07, subdivision 1; 173.08, subdivision 1; 173.13, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 173.16, subdivisions 4, 5; 173.231; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 173.01; 173.13, subdivision 5; 173.17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Paymar introduced:

H. F. 596, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying nonconforming use provisions as applied to billboards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462.357, subdivision 1e.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Slawik, Hausman, Greiling, Rosenthal and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 597, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to construct and rehabilitate early childhood learning and child protection facilities.

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

Eken and McNamara introduced:

H. F. 598, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain provisions of the nursery law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 18H.02, subdivision 12a, by adding subdivisions; 18H.07, subdivisions 2, 3; 18H.09; 18H.10; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 1505.0820.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Murphy, E.; Bunn; Ruud; Loeffler and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 599, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring commissioner of human services to modify the reimbursement methodology for federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics and implement related initiatives; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, subdivision 30.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 600, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing disbursement of minimum fines for controlled substance offenses to juvenile substance abuse court programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.101, subdivision 3.

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

Slawik and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 601, A bill for an act relating to early education; continuing the prekindergarten exploratory projects; continuing family, friend, and neighbor grants; continuing school readiness service agreements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 119B.231, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 2, section 62.

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

Beard introduced:

H. F. 602, A bill for an act relating to utilities; providing for audio electronic recordings; making technical corrections regarding the cold weather rule; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216A.03, subdivision 6; 216C.11.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Beard introduced:

H. F. 603, A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying provisions for recording proceedings of Public Utilities Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216A.03, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Beard introduced:

H. F. 604, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying definition of public employee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 179A.03, subdivision 14.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hortman, Lieder, Hornstein, Morrow, Champion, Bunn, Nelson, Simon, Swails, Scalze, Knuth and Masin introduced:

H. F. 605, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying management, priorities, research, and planning provisions related to Department of Transportation; requiring reports; requiring modification of rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 43A.17, subdivision 4; 161.53; 165.03, by adding a subdivision; 174.02, subdivisions 1a, 2; 174.03, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 162; 167.

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

Hortman; Sterner; Gardner; Murphy, E., and Knuth introduced:

H. F. 606, A bill for an act relating to solid waste; requiring manufacturers of fluorescent or high-intensity discharge lamps to organize collection and recycling programs for household generators; requiring registration; modifying efficient lighting program; providing civil penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.7411, subdivision 4; 216B.241, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

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

Clark, Knuth, Slocum, Atkins, Johnson, Morrow, Brynaert, Kahn, Mullery, Brown, Winkler, Swails, Hornstein and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 607, A bill for an act relating to the environment; restricting the manufacture and sale of certain polybrominated diphenyl ethers; authorizing participation in multistate clearinghouse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 325E.386, by adding subdivisions; 325E.387, by adding a subdivision.

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

Kahn, Hornstein, Davids, Juhnke, Otremba, Eken, Falk, Abeler, Hilty, Bly, Koenen, Johnson, Hansen, Clark, Gunther, Hayden, Liebling, Thao and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 608, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for the development and regulation of an industrial hemp industry; authorizing rulemaking; providing a defense for possession and cultivation of industrial hemp; modifying the definition of marijuana; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 18J.01; 18J.02; 18J.03; 18J.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 18J.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 6; 18J.06; 18J.07, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 18J.09; 18J.11, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 152.01, subdivision 9; 375.30, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18K.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Newton, Dettmer, Dittrich, Scalze, Sterner, Persell, Westrom and Scott introduced:

H. F. 609, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing special license plates for veteran who is recipient of Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.123, subdivision 2.

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

Peterson, Knuth, Gardner, Scalze, Ruud and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 610, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring schools to use environmentally sensitive cleaning and maintenance products; establishing guidelines and a task force; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Kahn and Newton introduced:

H. F. 611, A bill for an act relating to state procurement; veterans; designating businesses owned by disabled veterans as targeted group businesses for purposes of awarding certain state and metropolitan agency contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16C.16, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Lesch; Mullery; Johnson; Anzelc; Davnie; Knuth; Kahn; Laine; Liebling; Sertich; Hansen; Persell; Hilty; Falk; Brynaert; Winkler; Marquart; Nelson; Gardner; Loeffler; Hornstein; Slawik; Thissen; Clark; Newton; Swails; Haws; Juhnke; Eken; Otremba; Greiling; Hayden; Murphy, M., and Thao introduced:

H. F. 612, A bill for an act relating to employment; establishing minimum standards of sick leave for certain workers; providing 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 Commerce and Labor.

Buesgens and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 613, A bill for an act relating to education; enabling school districts to focus on delivering academic services; transferring responsibilities for noncurricular athletic and fine arts activities for youth from school districts to local governments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.33, subdivision 1; 123B.35; 123B.36, subdivision 1; 123B.49, subdivisions 1, 4; 123B.51, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 124D.61; 124D.74, subdivision 6; 128C.01; 128C.02; 128C.03; 128C.05; 128C.07; 128C.08; 275.70, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.095, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Buesgens, Scott, Seifert, Drazkowski and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 614, A bill for an act relating to education; directing the state of Minnesota to stop implementing the No Child Left Behind Act.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Rukavina and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 615, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for renovation of a water treatment facility in the city of Aurora.

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

Davnie; Champion; Hayden; Hausman; Johnson; Wagenius; Clark; Lesch; Greiling; Kahn; Hornstein; Paymar; Loeffler; Kelliher; Atkins; Murphy, E.; Morgan; Carlson; Lillie; Slocum; Ruud; Hilty; Huntley; Laine; Hansen; Mariani; Thissen; Peterson; Nelson; Winkler; Sertich; Slawik; Anzelc and Thao introduced:

H. F. 616, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a right to reproductive privacy; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145D.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 617, A bill for an act relating to taxation; budget priorities; repealing the political contribution refund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 270A.03, subdivision 7; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.06, subdivision 23.

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

Murphy, E.; Brod; Hayden; Johnson; Champion; Gottwalt; Hosch and Thao introduced:

H. F. 618, A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying use of senior nutrition appropriations and client contributions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256.9752, subdivision 2.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 619, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing Department of Public Safety to collect fuel decal fee for International Fuel Tax Agreement; removing rule establishing cost of decal fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168D.07; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7403.1400.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 620, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; authorizing annual audit of Metropolitan Council by private certified public accountants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.13, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Anzelc, Solberg, Juhnke and Dill introduced:

H. F. 621, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; eliminating slot limits for northern pike while spearing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97C.385, subdivision 2.

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

Welti, Norton, Doty, Demmer, Jackson, Fritz and Knuth introduced:

H. F. 622, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a grant program to assist local law enforcement agencies to develop or expand lifesaver programs that locate lost or wandering persons who are mentally impaired; authorizing a task force; providing for rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

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

Slocum, Bly, Abeler, Mariani, Greiling, Downey, Urdahl and Tillberry introduced:

H. F. 623, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying charter school provisions; reviving charter school advisory council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.10.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Downey, Rosenthal, Slawik and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 624, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; enacting the Safe School Zone Law; making clarifying and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.011, by adding a subdivision; 169.14, subdivisions 2, 4, 5a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Gardner, Kalin, Winkler, Doty, Persell and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 625, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring that state accounting and procurement systems allow public access to data in a specified format.

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

Bly, Rukavina, Clark, Thao, Fritz, Tillberry, Slawik, Mariani, Hornstein, Slocum and Laine introduced:

H. F. 626, A bill for an act relating to economic development; extending MFIP assistance; modifying unemployment compensation; augmenting foreclosure provisions; establishing a jobs creation program; limiting certain layoffs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256J.42, by adding a subdivision; 268.035, subdivisions 4, 21a; 268.07, subdivision 1; 268.085, subdivision 15; 504B.151; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 582.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 627, A bill for an act relating to veterans homes; requiring veterans homes to use Medicare Part D for pharmacy costs for eligible veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 198.003, by adding a subdivision.

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

Rukavina, Solberg, Otremba, Emmer, Juhnke, Davids, Slocum, Gunther, Swails, Nornes, Haws and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 628, A bill for an act relating to State Lottery; authorizing director of the State Lottery to establish video lottery terminals; providing duties and powers to director of the State Lottery; providing for use of video lottery revenues; modifying certain lawful gambling taxes; making clarifying, conforming, and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.94; 297E.02, subdivision 1; 299L.02, subdivision 1; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349.15, subdivision 1; 349A.01, subdivisions 10, 11, 12, by adding subdivisions; 349A.04; 349A.06, subdivisions 1, 5, 8, 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.08, subdivisions 1, 5, 8; 349A.09, subdivision 1; 349A.10, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6; 349A.11, subdivision 1; 349A.12, subdivisions 1, 2; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.651, subdivision 1; 609.75, subdivisions 3, 4; 609.761, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297E.01, subdivision 7; 297E.02, subdivisions 4, 6, 7.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 629, A bill for an act relating to veterans homes; requiring an application for federal certification of veterans homes; providing a schedule for applications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 198.003, by adding a subdivision.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 630, A bill for an act relating to animals; eliminating a restriction on assistance by counties and cities to certain societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 275.70, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 343.11.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kahn, Haws, Juhnke and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 631, A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the State Lottery to offer games involving sports wagering and sports wagering pools; authorizing sports bookmaking under licenses issued by the director of the State Lottery; imposing a tax on licensed sports bookmaking; creating a Minnesota active recreation fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 349A.01, by adding a subdivision; 349A.02, subdivision 3; 349A.04; 349A.06, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11; 349A.08; 349A.09; 349A.10, subdivisions 4, 5; 349A.11, subdivision 1; 349A.12; 349A.13; 609.75, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A.

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

Jackson, Westrom, Kohls, Hortman and Champion introduced:

H. F. 632, A bill for an act relating to probate; enacting the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524.

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

Buesgens, Kohls, Emmer, Zellers, Holberg and Brod introduced:

H. F. 633, A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the director of the State Lottery to establish lottery gaming machines and enter into a contract for the management and placement of the machines; providing powers and duties to the director; providing for gaming machine revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 240.13, by adding a subdivision; 240.35, subdivision 1; 297A.94; 299L.02, subdivision 1; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349A.01, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.04; 349A.10, subdivisions 3, 6; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.651, subdivision 1; 609.75, subdivisions 3, 4; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A.

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

Jackson introduced:

H. F. 634, A bill for an act relating to taxation; agricultural property; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; establishing a new property tax classification for preservation and legacy land; modifying valuation of certain property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.11, by adding a subdivision; 273.111, subdivisions 3, 3a; 273.13, subdivision 23; 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.

Hosch, Marquart, Lenczewski, Kelliher, Juhnke, Koenen, Kalin, Welti, Morrow, Doty, Jackson, Faust, Bly, Masin, Sailer, Brynaert, Pelowski, Poppe, Sterner, Ward, Haws, Persell, Kath, Fritz, Brown, Newton, Obermueller, Dittrich, Hansen and Norton introduced:

H. F. 635, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; delaying the implementation of certain 2008 changes to the green acres program by one year; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivision 3a.

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

Drazkowski and Downey introduced:

H. F. 636, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; limiting per diem payments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

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

Hortman, Champion, Hilstrom, Mullery, Nelson, Dittrich and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 637, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for environmental review of the Bottineau Transitway Corridor; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.

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

Scalze, Cornish, Howes, Gardner and Persell introduced:

H. F. 638, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; prohibiting sales of land within the outdoor recreation system for certain purposes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 86A.

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

Fritz introduced:

H. F. 639, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Medford to impose a local sales and use tax.

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

Rukavina, Sertich, Solberg, Anzelc and Dill introduced:

H. F. 640, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for municipal water and wastewater treatment facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Peterson, Slawik, Fritz, Loeffler and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 641, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; creating an Office of Early Learning; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4.

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

Kelly introduced:

H. F. 642, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an exemption from the solid waste management tax for service charges imposed by certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297H.06, subdivision 1.

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

Champion, Hayden and Clark introduced:

H. F. 643, A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring medical assistance to cover doula services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.

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

Champion, Hayden, Newton, Clark and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 644, A bill for an act relating to cities; authorizing a home rule charter or statutory city to adopt a program requiring certain hiring practices in city contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 645, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring high school students to have education and career plans; allowing for college readiness assessments; providing for postsecondary credits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.10, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Seifert, Peppin, Smith, Scott, Kiffmeyer, Drazkowski, Eastlund, Westrom, Gunther, Gottwalt, Nornes, McNamara and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 646, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP electronic benefit transfers; directing commissioner to apply for demonstration project to give bonus for buying Minnesota-grown foods; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.39, by adding subdivisions.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 647, A bill for an act relating to crime; clarifying certain sex trafficking provisions by providing definitions of sexual trafficking and sexual trafficking victim; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.281, by adding subdivisions.

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

Mariani, Abeler, Newton, Swails and Otremba introduced:

H. F. 648, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator instruction guidelines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.021, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Abeler, Newton, Urdahl, Sanders and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 649, A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; modifying the K-12 education subtraction and credit to apply to fees charged for extracurricular activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.0674, subdivision 1.

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

Abeler, Gottwalt and Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 650, A bill for an act relating to health care access; establishing the MinnesotaCare CMF program; providing coverage through medical benefit accounts and high-deductible health plans; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256L.

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

Abeler and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 651, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a health and human services finance board; authorizing rulemaking; designating the board to receive general fund appropriations; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Kelly, Drazkowski, Reinert and Kath introduced:

H. F. 652, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying definition of bait or feed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.328, subdivision 3.

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

Kahn, Thao and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 653, A bill for an act relating to elections; city elections in cities of the first class; providing for election of certain council members elected by ward after reapportionment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 205.84, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kahn, Davnie and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 654, A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting fusion candidacies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.03; 204B.04, subdivisions 1, 2; 204B.06, subdivision 1; 204B.07, subdivision 1; 204C.21, subdivision 1; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.33, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.13, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kahn; Haws; Lesch; Murphy, M.; Davnie and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 655, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring an affidavit of candidacy to state the candidate's residence address and telephone number; prohibiting placement of a candidate on the ballot if residency requirements are not met; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 204B.06, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kahn and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 656, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, section 1; changing the state and local election voting age from 18 to 16.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Thissen and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 657, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying 24-hour customized living services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0915, subdivision 3h.

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

Hackbarth and Dill introduced:

H. F. 658, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for citizen oversight of certain natural resource fund accounts; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

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

Hackbarth and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 659, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; modifying provisions relating to farm wineries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 340A.301, subdivision 4; 340A.315, subdivisions 2, 3, 7; 340A.418, subdivision 2.

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

Morrow, Koenen and Beard introduced:

H. F. 660, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for railroad track rehabilitation; authorizing sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.

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

Torkelson, Koenen, Hamilton, Seifert, Magnus and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 661, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for floodplain management.

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

Lanning, Slawik, Dill, Hamilton, Gottwalt, Nornes, Mariani and Simon introduced:

H. F. 662, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a grant program to help communities promote, practice, and cultivate positive child and youth development; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Gardner, Marquart, Winkler, Buesgens and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 663, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property tax; advancing various dates for the notices of proposed property taxes and public hearings in the truth in taxation process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 275.065, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1c, 3, 6, 6c, 8, 9, 10.

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

Welti, Rosenthal, Mariani, Greiling and Haws introduced:

H. F. 664, A bill for an act relating to education; creating model curriculum for mental health; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Swails, Lanning, Huntley, Hilstrom, Greiling, Brown, Holberg, Simon, Sertich, Dittrich, Morgan, Tillberry, Fritz, Bly, Kath, Ward and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 665, A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the hospital construction moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.551, subdivision 1.

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

Norton, Ruud, Gottwalt and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 666, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying certain nursing home and home care regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144A.04, subdivision 11, by adding subdivisions; 144A.45, by adding a subdivision; 144A.4605, subdivision 2.

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

Lieder introduced:

H. F. 667, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Red Lake County.

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

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 668, A bill for an act relating to public safety; school buses; providing for postcrash procedures for school bus in an accident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.4511, subdivision 1.

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

Bly, Morrow, Mariani and Ward introduced:

H. F. 669, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the Minnesota campus compact and service learning grants.

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

Newton, Abeler, Dittrich, Hortman, Norton and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 670, A bill for an act relating to education finance; continuing the compensatory revenue pilot project program for certain school districts; appropriating money.

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

Dettmer, Magnus, Newton, Lanning, Shimanski, Gottwalt, Kelly and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 671, A bill for an act relating to veterans; eliminating the residency requirement for a complimentary state park pass for a veteran with total and permanent service-connected disability; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.053, subdivision 10.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Dettmer, Magnus, Shimanski, Kelly and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 672, A bill for an act relating to transportation; permitting statewide use of freeway shoulders by transit and metro mobility buses; allowing limited use of bus stops by motor carriers of passengers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.306; 473.411, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Dettmer, Kelly, Shimanski and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 673, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring statewide academic standards for physical education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.023, subdivision 2; 120B.024.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Brown, Swails and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 674, A bill for an act relating to State Lottery; authorizing director of the State Lottery to establish video lottery terminals and dedicating certain revenue for education funding; providing powers and duties to director of the State Lottery; modifying certain lawful gambling taxes; making clarifying, conforming, and technical changes to State Lottery provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.94; 297E.02, subdivision 1; 299L.02, subdivision 1; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349.15, subdivision 1; 349A.01, subdivisions 10, 11, 12, by adding subdivisions; 349A.04; 349A.06, subdivisions 1, 5, 8, 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.08, subdivisions 1, 5, 8; 349A.09, subdivision 1; 349A.10, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6; 349A.11, subdivision 1; 349A.12, subdivisions 1, 2; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.651, subdivision 1; 609.75, subdivisions 3, 4; 609.761, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 124D; 127A; 135A; 136A; 297A; 349A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297E.01, subdivision 7; 297E.02, subdivisions 4, 6, 7.

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

Hilstrom and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 675, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the use of credit scores and other credit information in insurance underwriting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 72A.20, subdivision 36; 72A.499, subdivision 1; 72A.501, subdivision 2.

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

Laine introduced:

H. F. 676, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; allowing the city of Columbia Heights an extension of the five year rule for a district.

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

Thao and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 677, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing a regulation system for technicians performing body art procedures and for body art establishments; adopting penalty fees; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 146B.

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

Peterson introduced:

H. F. 678, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; expanding requirement of display of vehicle lighting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.48.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Peterson, Scalze, Fritz, Slawik and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 679, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring schools to notify the parent of a student who bullies another student; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 121A.0695.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 680, A bill for an act relating to energy; providing direction for the use of federal stimulus funding for energy programs.

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

Hayden, Champion, Thissen, Clark and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 681, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing an HIV transmission public education program; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Magnus and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 682, A bill for an act relating to railroads; forgiving state loans made to Rock and Nobles Counties.

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

Rukavina and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 683, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for improvements to a municipal wastewater treatment facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Brod introduced:

H. F. 684, A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the city aid base for certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 685, A bill for an act relating to the military; appropriating money for a grant to Operation Happy Note.

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

Lenczewski and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 686, A bill for an act relating to taxation; emergency debt certificates; authorizing cities and counties to issue certificates for unexpected revenue shortfalls; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 275.065, subdivision 6; 475.58, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 475.

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

Mahoney, Johnson, Lesch and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 687, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to renovate a waterfall near Lake Phalen in the city of Saint Paul.

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

Rukavina, Hackbarth, Gunther and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 688, A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the requirements for certain on-sale liquor sales at the University of Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.404, subdivision 4a.

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

Knuth, Hansen, Kalin, Hortman, McNamara, Loeffler and Sterner introduced:

H. F. 689, A bill for an act relating to energy; mandating inclusion of strategic tree planting as eligible for direct expenditures as energy conservation improvement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.241, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Hortman, Lenczewski, Ruud, Knuth, Hilstrom, Hornstein, Liebling, Brynaert and Norton introduced:

H. F. 690, A bill for an act relating to environment; enacting the Minnesota Clean Car Act; requiring decreased emission of criteria air pollutants and greenhouse gas pollution from new motor vehicles; requiring adoption of low emission standards for motor vehicles; providing for updates as necessary to comply with the federal Clean Air Act; requiring reports; requiring rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Rukavina, Sertich, Mahoney and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 691, A bill for an act relating to state employees; modifying the vacation donation program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 43A.1815.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kahn, Loeffler, Carlson and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 692, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing that certain appropriations continue in effect until eliminated or modified; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Ward and Howes introduced:

H. F. 693, A bill for an act relating to public finance; altering the school district referendum market value tax base; modifying the taxation of seasonal recreational property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 126C.01, subdivision 3; 275.025, subdivisions 1, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 275.025, subdivision 3.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 694, A bill for an act relating to the Office of the Secretary of State; establishing a health care directive registry; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 5.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 695, A bill for an act relating to marriage; clarifying and modifying certain terms and procedures; specifying forms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 517.02; 517.03, subdivision 2; 517.04; 517.05; 517.06; 517.07; 517.08, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 517.10; 517.101; 517.13.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 696, A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for certain private sales to resolve trespass issues; adding to and deleting from certain state parks; authorizing public and private sales of surplus state land; modifying previous sales authorization and land description; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 84.0273; Laws 2007, chapter 131, article 2, section 38; Laws 2008, chapter 368, article 1, section 21, subdivisions 4, 5.

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

Smith and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 697, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring law enforcement officers to record the country of citizenship and immigration status of felon arrestees; requiring peace officers to report suspected immigration violations by felon arrestees; 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 Policy and Oversight.

Smith and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 698, A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing a penalty for leaving a child unattended in a motor vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.378, subdivision 1.

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

Demmer, Shimanski, Gottwalt, Kiffmeyer, Dettmer and Eastlund introduced:

H. F. 699, A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting negotiation of teacher contracts during the school year; repealing the January 15 penalty for failing to settle teacher contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 179A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.05.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Demmer and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 700, A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing specific service signs for JOBZ businesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 160.292, subdivisions 21, 22.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 701, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the Minnesota Institute for Public Policy to assist legislators and other policy makers in creating public policy; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3D.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 702, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the collection and reporting of specified summary data relating to decisions that affect a child's status within the juvenile justice system; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260B.

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

Hosch, Anzelc, Abeler, Otremba and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 703, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing long-term care provider rate adjustments; modifying the phase-in of rebased nursing facility rates; providing funding for nursing facility moratorium exceptions and extending project approval; requiring the commissioner of human services to develop recommendations on specialized care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144A.073, by adding a subdivision; 256B.441, subdivisions 31, 51a, 55, by adding a subdivision.

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

Knuth, Kelliher, Davnie, Davids, Seifert, Fritz, Sanders, Hosch, Winkler, Hilstrom, Brod and Zellers introduced:

H. F. 704, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating life insurance; prohibiting stranger-originated life insurance; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 61A.073; 61A.074.

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

Loeffler; Huntley; Thissen; Atkins; Norton; Ruud; Murphy, E.; Scalze; Fritz and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 705, A bill for an act relating to health; promoting preventive health care by requiring high deductible health plans used with a health savings account to cover preventive care with no deductible as permitted by federal law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62Q.65.

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

Thissen, Eken, Fritz and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 706, A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing certain retroactive payments; authorizing certain additional elderly waiver services; establishing time frames for determining medical assistance eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.0645; 256B.0915, by adding a subdivision; 256B.19, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hortman, Simon, Dittrich, Ruud, Garofalo, McNamara, Paymar, Lesch, Kalin, Knuth, Laine, Slocum, Masin, Tillberry, Johnson, Hilstrom and Norton introduced:

H. F. 707, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring notice to voter of rejection of absentee ballot; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Falk, Bly, Knuth, Kalin, Hilty, Sailer, Anzelc, Hansen, Morgan, Koenen, Kahn, Persell and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 708, A bill for an act relating to energy; providing funding for clean energy resource teams; appropriating money.

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

Nelson introduced:

H. F. 709, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying requirements for the use of duck decoys; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.811, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Faust introduced:

H. F. 710, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing duties of the Food Safety and Defense Task Force; changing membership and procedures of the Minnesota Organic Advisory Task Force; eliminating language requiring two annual reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 28A.21, subdivision 5; 31.94; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 17.49, subdivision 3; 18G.12, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Faust introduced:

H. F. 711, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing Independent School District No. 333, Ogilvie, to conduct an operating referendum more than once per year.

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

Thao introduced:

H. F. 712, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for an Asian Pacific Cultural Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Howes; Cornish; Smith; Westrom; Anderson, S., and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 713, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing limited personal use of fireworks; requiring an affidavit of safety guidelines; providing for criminal penalties; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.

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

Thao introduced:

H. F. 714, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing collaborative services for high-risk children; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

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

Newton, Dettmer, Kahn, Champion, Haws, Persell and Sterner introduced:

H. F. 715, A bill for an act relating to state procurement; designating businesses owned by disabled veterans as targeted group businesses for purposes of awarding certain state and metropolitan agency contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16C.16, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 716, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a tax on interest rates over 15 percent; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Haws, Gottwalt, Hosch, Severson and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 717, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for expansion of the St. Cloud Civic Center.

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

Nornes, Smith, Doty, Westrom and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 718, A bill for an act relating to highways; designating I-94 as POW/MIA Memorial Highway; requiring POW/MIA flag and interpretive sign at each official safety rest area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Laine, Greiling and Knuth introduced:

H. F. 719, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 282, St. Anthony-New Brighton.

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

Hilstrom, Westrom, Holberg, Hayden and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 720, A bill for an act relating to crimes; adopting the Uniform Child Witness Testimony by Alternative Methods Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 595.02, subdivisions 3, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 595.

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

Hornstein; Scalze; Morgan; Greiling; Newton; Obermueller; Murphy, E.; Davnie; Masin; Persell; Dittrich; Sterner; Tillberry and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 721, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; restructuring the Metropolitan Council as a council of governments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 15.0597, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 3; 352D.02, subdivision 1; 473.123; 473.303, subdivision 2; 473.604, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Thissen; Davnie; Hayden; Liebling; Gardner; Nelson; Fritz; Slocum; Hornstein; Clark; Johnson; Mariani; Davids; Murphy, E.; Rosenthal; Lanning; Hausman; Ruud and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 722, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying tax preparation services law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 270C.445.

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

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 723, A bill for an act relating to retirement; extending filing deadlines; requiring written applications; amending disability benefit provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 352.113, subdivision 4; 352.95, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 352B.10, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kahn; Huntley; Thissen; Murphy, E., and Clark introduced:

H. F. 724, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring hospital-acquired infections to be reported as adverse health care events; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.7065, subdivision 5.

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

Kahn, Greiling and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 725, A bill for an act relating to government operations; requiring a study of the feasibility of consolidating counties and rationalizing other internal boundaries; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Murphy, M.; Smith; Nelson and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 726, A bill for an act relating to retirement; defining terms; amending disability benefits provisions; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 43A.34, subdivision 4; 299A.465, subdivision 1; 352.01, subdivision 2b; 352B.02, subdivision 1; 352B.10, subdivisions 1, 2; 352B.11, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 352B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 352B.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3b, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Murphy, M. by request introduced:

H. F. 727, A bill for an act relating to retirement; amending certain correctional employee disability benefit provisions; defining terms; amending age limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 352.95, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 7, by adding subdivisions.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 728, A bill for an act relating to animals; prohibiting possession of certain devices or substances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 343.31, subdivision 1.

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

Poppe, Buesgens, Kalin, Persell and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 729, A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain requirements for town elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 205.075, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 367.03, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Thao; Juhnke; Hayden; Murphy, E.; Abeler; Gottwalt and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 730, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring health plans to cover formulary-based wound care; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 731, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; modifying civil liability for labor and sex trafficking crimes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.284, subdivision 2.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 732, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Brimson Firefighters Relief Association; permitting an alternate composition of the relief association board of trustees.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 733, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying eligibility criteria for school district swimming pool levies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.455.

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

Sterner; Persell; Ruud; Murphy, E.; Nelson; Slocum; Bly; Obermueller and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 734, A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the bars to set aside disqualifications to corporate adult foster care and corporate child foster care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 245C.24, subdivisions 3, 4.

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

Sterner, Persell, Slocum, Ruud, Bly, Tillberry, Obermueller and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 735, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing licensure laws to include licensed professional counselors as licensed mental health professionals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 245.462, subdivision 18.

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

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 736, A bill for an act relating to state government; changing the name of a state agency.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Rukavina, Haws, Dettmer, Clark and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 737, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing certification for rehabilitation counselors for the blind; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 248.07, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Pelowski by request introduced:

H. F. 738, A bill for an act relating to education; amending general aid payments in districts with high online learning enrollment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 127A.47, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Solberg, Koenen and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 739, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exemption for pollution control equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 272.02, subdivision 10.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 740, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for the statewide science, technology, engineering, and math initiative.

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

Kahn; Mullery; Murphy, M., and Smith introduced:

H. F. 741, A bill for an act relating to retirement; permitting certain employees of the Minneapolis Firefighters Relief Association and Police Relief Association to be members of the Public Employees Retirement Association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 353.01, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 742, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for instant runoff voting in federal, state, and local elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 200.02, by adding a subdivision; 204B.36, subdivision 2; 204D.10, subdivision 1; 205A.03, subdivision 1; 205A.06, subdivision 1a; 206.80; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Lillie, Mahoney, Lesch and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 743, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to restore the channel connecting Round Lake to Lake Phalen in Ramsey County.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 744, A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for a transitional employment training project.

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

Kohls; Brod; Zellers; Downey; Eastlund; Anderson, S.; Lanning and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 745, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; increasing subtractions for charitable contributions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Kohls; Brod; Zellers; Downey; Anderson, S.; Lanning and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 746, A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing the research credit against the individual income tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.068, subdivisions 1, 3, 4.

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

Kohls, Brod, Zellers, Downey, Lanning, Demmer and Eastlund introduced:

H. F. 747, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; conforming to the federal treatment of section 179 allowances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 289A.08, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 19a, 19c, 31; 290.06, subdivision 2c; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 748, A bill for an act relating to higher education; removing policy requirement; allowing the Board of Trustees to determine credit requirements; amending Laws 2007, chapter 144, article 1, section 4, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 136F.301.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Howes introduced:

H. F. 749, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to reconstruct or replace a culvert under Trunk Highway 64 in Eleventh Crow Wing Lake in Akeley.

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

Sertich and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 750, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Floodwood for business park development.

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

Benson, Bly, Davnie, Peterson, Greiling, Downey and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 751, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school districts to create site-governed schools; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Hornstein and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 752, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing the adult mental health fatality review team; providing criminal penalties for disclosure of certain data; requiring reports; appropriating money.

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

Sterner, Masin, Morgan, Atkins, Bly, Mack, Hansen, Clark, Reinert and Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 753, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for repair and infrastructure projects at 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 Finance.

Winkler and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 754, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for assessment and payment of certain costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 211B.37.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Simon, Hilstrom, Bigham and Kohls introduced:

H. F. 755, A bill for an act relating to crime; adding felony theft to the racketeering statute; adding identity theft to the enhanced penalty for theft; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.52, subdivision 3; 609.902, subdivision 4.

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

Hortman, Laine, Tillberry, Newton and Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 756, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a bicycle and pedestrian trail to connect the Northtown Transit hub to the metropolitan regional trail and to provide a safe route for elementary school students; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Murphy, M.; by request and Beard introduced:

H. F. 757, A bill for an act relating to retirement; aeronautics; modifying provisions relating to disability or retirement of Department of Transportation pilots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 352.86.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Persell, Sailer, Johnson, Nelson and Ward introduced:

H. F. 758, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; directing Department of Natural Resources to enter into a cooperative wild rice management plan for Big Rice Lake.

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

Bigham, Buesgens, Swails and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 759, A bill for an act relating to lobbyists; prohibiting former legislators, constitutional officers, and agency heads from lobbying for legislative or administrative action for two years after leaving office; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Ward introduced:

H. F. 760, A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the commissioner of human services to allocate permanent funding for Minnesota Faith in Action.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 761, A bill for an act relating to retirement; requiring an actuarial cost study of a special retirement plan for postsentencing officers.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Eken and Olin introduced:

H. F. 762, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; repealing certain definitions related to grasslands; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 84.02.

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

Reinert, Newton and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 763, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales taxes; providing an exemption from sales tax for construction activities, materials, and equipment used in construction and improvement of the Northern Lights Express Rail Line; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, 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 Taxes.

Hosch and Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 764, A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring notice and public hearing before adopting an interim ordinance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 394.34; 462.355, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Loeffler and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 765, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Northtown Rail Yard Bridge in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 766, A bill for an act relating to taxation; removing deadline for establishing special service districts without special legislation; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 428A.101.

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

Downey, Rosenthal, Zellers, Brynaert, Kelly, Loon and Mack introduced:

H. F. 767, A bill for an act relating to education; repealing the Labor Day school start provisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120A.40.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Mariani and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 768, A bill for an act relating to early education; modifying the child care assistance program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.

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

Liebling, Welti, Norton and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 769, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing reimbursement rates for nursing facilities located in Olmsted County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

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

Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 770, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing term limits for state legislators and constitutional officers; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 6; and article V, sections 2 and 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 771, A bill for an act relating to medical assistance estate recovery; regulating recovery from estates of cohabiting couples; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.15, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1c, 1h, 1i, 1j, 2, 3, 4.

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

Atkins; Thao; Lillie; Mahoney; Anzelc; Murphy, E., and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 772, A bill for an act relating to insurance; limiting the frequency of medical examinations that a physician may perform for motor vehicle insurers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 65B.56, subdivision 1; 72A.201, subdivision 6.

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

Atkins, Davids, Fritz, Anzelc and Zellers introduced:

H. F. 773, A bill for an act relating to insurance; clarifying the definition of health carrier; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62A.011, subdivision 2.

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

Knuth, Hilty, Wagenius, Ruud, Hortman, Persell, Kalin, Paymar, Scalze and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 774, A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for greenhouse gas emissions registry; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216H.

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

Beard introduced:

H. F. 775, A bill for an act relating to public safety; motor vehicles; crediting vehicle service fees to the vehicle services operating account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 168.017, subdivision 5; 168.021, subdivision 4; 168.10, subdivision 1i; 168.29; 168.62, subdivision 3.

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

Lesch, Winkler, Hortman, Westrom and Kohls introduced:

H. F. 776, A bill for an act relating to judgments; enacting the Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act adopted and recommended for passage by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 548; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 548.35.

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

Shimanski and Kohls introduced:

H. F. 777, A bill for an act relating to education finance; defining similar departments for purposes of the pupil transportation equal treatment statute; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.85, by adding a subdivision.

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

Faust introduced:

H. F. 778, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a school district with a negative fund balance to hold a referendum election at a time other than November; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.17, subdivision 11.

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

Rukavina and Dill introduced:

H. F. 779, A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating a requirement for contracted school food service vendors to make certain deficit payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.111, subdivision 3.

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

Dittrich, Demmer, Greiling, Tillberry and Swails introduced:

H. F. 780, A bill for an act relating to education finance; prohibiting the payment of management costs from permanent school trust fund land proceeds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.125, subdivision 5; 93.22, subdivision 1; 93.2236.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 781, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; creating a subtraction for voluntary firefighter pensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Sterner; Persell; Murphy, E.; Slocum; Ruud; Tillberry and Bly introduced:

H. F. 782, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing the requirements for shaken baby syndrome training in licensed child care and child foster care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245A.144; 245A.1444; 245A.40, subdivision 5; 245A.50, subdivision 5.

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

Slocum and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 783, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; according status of emergency vehicle to vehicle operated by protective agent for escorting funeral procession or oversized loads; making technical correction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.011, subdivision 3; 326.338, subdivision 4; 326.3382, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Newton, Ward, Anzelc, Eken, Kalin, Slawik, Swails, Fritz, Ruud, Obermueller and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 784, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the state reimbursement for reduced price school lunch meals from 12 to 52 cents per meal; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.111, subdivision 1.

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

Thissen, Rukavina, Bly, Obermueller, Atkins, Brynaert, Poppe, Slocum, Fritz, Gardner, Abeler and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 785, A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for a grant to a nonprofit organization to work on behalf of licensed vendors to coordinate responses to solicitations or other requests and to increase employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.

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

Norton, Fritz, Hosch, Gottwalt, Rukavina, Falk, Morrow, Welti, Emmer, Faust, Olin, Haws, Gunther, Anzelc, Solberg, Urdahl, Masin, Murdock, Ruud, Otremba and Morgan introduced:

H. F. 786, A bill for an act relating to human services; prohibiting use of broker or coordinator to manage nonemergency medical transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.

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

Loeffler and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 787, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Father Hennepin Regional Park in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Thissen, Carlson, Lanning, Lesch, Hosch, Brod, Kohls, Winkler, Slawik, Downey, Seifert and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 788, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an equity and opportunity in education tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Knuth introduced:

H. F. 789, A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying provisions relating to deadline for rate determination by Public Utilities Commission; making clarifying correction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.16, subdivisions 2, 7b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 790, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a comprehensive child welfare quality assurance system; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257.

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

Simon introduced:

H. F. 791, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing exemptions for construction purchases for St. Louis Park fire stations and municipal service center building; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivision 1.

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

Hilstrom, Cornish and Olin introduced:

H. F. 792, A bill for an act relating to crimes; including possession of machine guns and short-barreled shotguns to list of crimes against a person for registration under the Predatory Offender Registration Law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 243.167, subdivision 1.

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

Juhnke and Otremba introduced:

H. F. 793, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; updating terms of certain loan programs; abolishing the family farm security program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 17.115, subdivision 2; 41B.039, subdivision 2; 41B.04, subdivision 8; 41B.042, subdivision 4; 41B.043, subdivision 1b; 41B.045, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 41.51; 41.52; 41.53; 41.55; 41.56; 41.57; 41.58; 41.59; 41.60; 41.61; 41.62; 41.63; 41.65.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Anderson, B. and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 794, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; reducing the number of members of the senate and house of representatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 2.031, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Brynaert, Morrow and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 795, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 77, Mankato.

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

Morrow; Kelliher; Simon; Murphy, E.; Ward; Hornstein; Bigham; Hausman and Kalin introduced:

H. F. 796, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of Minnesota First bonds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Emmer; Anderson, B.; Doty; Jackson; Kiffmeyer; Eastlund; Juhnke and Otremba introduced:

H. F. 797, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; clarifying that horses and other equines are livestock and raising them is an agricultural pursuit; 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, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 798, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing Motor Vehicle Feebate Task Force and program; appropriating funds from gifts and grants; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Davnie, Mahoney, Carlson, Brod, Winkler and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 799, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for qualified business ventures in Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.01, by adding a subdivision.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 800, A bill for an act relating to public safety; 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; creating a presumption in the case of a person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by force; extending the rights available to a person in his or her dwelling to a person defending against entry of his or her occupied vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.065.

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

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 801, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying laws regarding state reports and documents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.195, subdivisions 1, 3; 3.302, subdivision 3; 6.72, subdivision 1; 11A.17, subdivision 11; 16A.27, subdivision 2; 214.07, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 802, A bill for an act relating to human services; prohibiting hospital payment for certain hospital-acquired conditions and certain treatments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256.969, by adding a subdivision.

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

Slocum, Mahoney, Simon, Mullery, Rukavina and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 803, A bill for an act relating to integrity and fairness in medical examinations; regulating certain medical examinations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 65B.56, subdivision 1; 176.136, subdivision 1c; 176.155, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Thissen, Champion, Hilstrom, Mullery, Morrow and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 804, A bill for an act relating to probate; modifying provisions governing guardians and conservators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 524.5-102, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 524.5-304; 524.5-309; 524.5-310; 524.5-316; 524.5-317; 524.5-406; 524.5-409; 524.5-413; 524.5-414; 524.5-420; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524.

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

Nornes, Murdock and Westrom introduced:

H. F. 805, A bill for an act relating to taxation; job opportunity building zones; extending the allowance of tax benefits in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.312, subdivision 5.

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

Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 806, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing charter schools to lease or purchase district buildings; authorizing use of state money to purchase land and buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.51, subdivision 5; 124D.10, subdivision 17; 124D.11, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Peppin introduced:

H. F. 807, A bill for an act relating to commerce; eliminating the prohibition on gasoline sales below cost; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 325D.01, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 325D.01, subdivisions 11, 12; 325D.71.

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

Gardner by request introduced:

H. F. 808, A bill for an act relating to human services; intermediate care facility rate increase; appropriating money.

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

Hornstein, Beard, Abeler, Davnie, Greiling and Clark introduced:

H. F. 809, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing discount metropolitan transit passes to charitable organizations; requiring report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.408, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.387, subdivision 3.

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

Urdahl and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 810, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring feasibility study of transit service in Little Crow transit way; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 174.03, subdivision 1a.

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

Davids, Mahoney and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 811, A bill for an act relating to insurance; increasing maximum dollar amounts on protection for policyholders of insolvent life and health insurance companies to provide greater comparability with limits of federal deposit insurance of bank accounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 61B.19, subdivisions 4, 6; 61B.28, subdivision 8.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 812, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting local authorities from enforcing criminal provisions with administrative penalties; clarifying the application of the criminal and traffic offender surcharge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 357.021, subdivision 6; 609.095.

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

Johnson, Anzelc, Mullery, Howes, Abeler, Bigham, Simon, Thao, Hayden, Davnie, Nelson, Knuth, Lillie, Bly, Champion, Fritz and Smith introduced:

H. F. 813, A bill for an act relating to labor and employment; regulating trucking industry classifications of employment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 268.035, subdivision 25b.

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

Urdahl and Smith introduced:

H. F. 814, A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing a bounce-back annuity when marriage dissolution decree revokes joint and survivor annuity form; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 518.58, subdivisions 3, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 356.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Beard, Bly, Kohls, Brod and Morgan introduced:

H. F. 815, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Scott County Regional Public Safety Training Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lenczewski and Seifert introduced:

H. F. 816, A bill for an act relating to lobbyists; prohibiting former legislators, constitutional officers, agency heads, and certain legislative employees from lobbying for legislative or administrative action for one year after leaving office; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kahn; Murphy, E.; Paymar; Reinert; Huntley; Loeffler and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 817, A bill for an act relating to elections; expanding requirements for postsecondary institutions to report resident student information to the secretary of state for voter registration purposes; requiring enhanced access to voter registration records and records of returned absentee ballots on the World Wide Web; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 135A.17, subdivision 2; 201.061, subdivisions 1, 3; 201.071, subdivision 1; 201.091, by adding a subdivision; 203B.08, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hilstrom, Thao, Kohls, Mullery, Holberg, Bigham, Haws, Nelson, Lesch, Thissen and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 818, A bill for an act relating to vulnerable adults; authorizing disclosure of financial records in connection with financial exploitation investigations; modifying procedures and duties for reporting and investigating maltreatment; specifying duties of financial institutions in cases alleging financial exploitation; modifying the crime of financial exploitation; imposing criminal and civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13A.02, subdivision 1; 13A.04, subdivision 1; 256B.0595, subdivision 4b; 299A.61, subdivision 1; 388.23, subdivision 1; 609.2335; 609.52, subdivision 3; 611A.033; 626.557, subdivisions 4, 5, 9, 9b, 9e, by adding subdivisions; 626.5572, subdivisions 5, 21; 628.26.

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

Atkins, Zellers, Morrow, Johnson, Lillie, Falk and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 819, A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting certain unfair Internet ticket sales by original sellers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

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

Hausman; Lesch; Murphy, M., and Sterner introduced:

H. F. 820, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Como Zoo.

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

Morrow, Brynaert, Gunther, Hamilton, Seifert, Cornish, Magnus and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 821, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Rural Policy and Development Center.

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

Lesch, Wagenius, Newton, Kahn, Falk, Atkins, Tillberry, Hilstrom, Norton, Solberg and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 822, A bill for an act relating to education; reforming financial and academic requirements for charter schools; providing for civil and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.25, subdivision 2; 124D.10, subdivisions 3, 4, 4a, 6, 6a, 11, 15, by adding a subdivision; 609.455.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Norton; Juhnke; Jackson; Severson; Huntley; Dean; Ruud; Fritz; Murphy, E.; Solberg; Thao; Davids; Peppin; Otremba; Slawik and Holberg introduced:

H. F. 823, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing licensure and practice limitations for dental therapist; establishing fees for dental therapist; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 150A.01, by adding a subdivision; 150A.05, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 150A.06, subdivisions 2d, 5, 6, by adding a subdivision; 150A.08, subdivisions 1, 3a, 5; 150A.09, subdivisions 1, 3; 150A.091, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 8, 10; 150A.10, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 150A.11, subdivision 4; 150A.12; 151.01, subdivision 23; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 150A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 150A.061.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 824, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for disaster preparedness and relief efforts.

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

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 825, A bill for an act relating to retirement; creating a voluntary statewide lump-sum volunteer firefighter retirement plan; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 11A.17, subdivisions 1, 2; 69.011, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 69.021, subdivisions 7, 9; 69.031, subdivisions 1, 5; 356.20, subdivision 2; 356.401, subdivision 3; 356.96, subdivision 1; 424A.10, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353G.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Murphy, E.; Ruud; Thissen and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 826, A bill for an act relating to human services; permitting non-Medicare home care agencies to provide alternative care services; eliminating the customized living rate cap; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.0913, subdivision 5a; 256B.0915, subdivision 3e.

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

Hausman, Scalze, Johnson, Thao and McFarlane introduced:

H. F. 827, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying distribution of sale proceeds when state bond financed property is sold; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.695, subdivision 3.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 828, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Robert Street corridor transitway in Dakota County.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 829, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for metal theft; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.52, subdivision 3.

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

Hosch introduced:

H. F. 830, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; expanding the definition of agricultural products in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.13, subdivision 23.

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

Hosch, Haws, Faust and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 831, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption for materials used in township roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.70, subdivision 3.

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

Lenczewski, Rosenthal and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 832, A bill for an act relating to gambling; prohibiting location of a state-operated or state-licensed gambling facility in Bloomington unless the voters of the city have approved the facility in a referendum.

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

McFarlane, Lillie and Kalin introduced:

H. F. 833, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Rush Line Corridor Transit Way; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Kohls, Downey, Gottwalt, Drazkowski and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 834, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a state employee suggestion system for making state government less costly or more efficient; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 835, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating liability for livestock activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 604A.12, subdivision 2.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 836, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; amending speed limits on certain town roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.14, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 837, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property tax refunds; exempting from the definition of household income the amount of any military disability pay received by a veteran from the federal government; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290A.03, subdivision 3.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 838, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for agricultural nutrient research.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 839, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing funding for the Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory; appropriating money.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 840, A resolution memorializing Congress to oppose federal legislation that interferes with a state's ability to direct the transport or processing of horses.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 841, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; eliminating the sunset of the farmer-lender mediation law; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 583.215.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Olin, Sailer, Lieder and Seifert introduced:

H. F. 842, A bill for an act relating to health; making technical changes for emergency medical services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144E.101, subdivisions 6, 7.

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

Slocum, Brod, Swails, Drazkowski, Kelly, Peppin, Greiling, Hamilton, McNamara, Bigham, Scott, Kiffmeyer, Murdock, Holberg, Tillberry, Marquart, Morgan, Downey, Kohls, Thissen, Champion, Zellers, Mack, Dettmer, Carlson, Smith, Gottwalt, Hosch, Atkins, Hayden, Severson, Eastlund and Bly introduced:

H. F. 843, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing charter school students to participate in the extracurricular activities of their resident district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.36, subdivision 1; 123B.49, subdivision 4; 124D.10, subdivision 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Brod, Kohls, Lenczewski, Simon and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 844, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the permitted time to file certain claims for refunds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 270C.56, subdivision 3; 289A.40, subdivision 1.

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

Emmer, Dill and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 845, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing personal property tax exemption for biomass electrical generation facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lieder, Hausman, Hornstein, Solberg, Juhnke, Morrow, Urdahl, Magnus and Beard introduced:

H. F. 846, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for rail service improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Rukavina and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 847, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for extension of water and sanitary sewer to a proposed energy park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Brynaert, Greiling and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 848, A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; funding employment support services for persons with mental illness; appropriating money.

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

Haws, Gottwalt, Welti, Ward and Westrom introduced:

H. F. 849, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying health care program renewal notice requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256.962, subdivision 7.

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

Haws and Olin introduced:

H. F. 850, A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing counties to exceed levy limits to cover costs of confining sex offenders subject to civil commitment proceedings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 275.70, subdivision 5.

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

Haws, Gottwalt and Hosch introduced:

H. F. 851, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to acquire land for the St. Cloud Regional Airport.

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

Kahn and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 852, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Demmer introduced:

H. F. 853, A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for reconstructing marked Trunk Highway 14 between Dodge Center and Owatonna.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 854, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; limiting customer liability for unauthorized use of lost or stolen cellular phones; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

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

Hausman, Rukavina, Carlson and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 855, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Emmer, Brod, Kiffmeyer, Zellers, Gottwalt and Downey introduced:

H. F. 856, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing medical assistance providers to repackage and reprice services; establishing a health opportunity account demonstration project for medical assistance enrollees; requiring the commissioner of human services to develop and seek federal approval for a medical assistance reform demonstration project; establishing a MinnesotaCare voucher demonstration project; requiring the commissioner of human services to develop proposals and a timetable for the reform and restructuring of state health care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0754, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 256B; 256L.

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

Emmer, Drazkowski, Zellers and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 857, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring drug screening for MFIP eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.15, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 858, A bill for an act relating to waters; providing for temporary drawdown of public waters; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.

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

Rukavina, Nornes and Bly introduced:

H. F. 859, A bill for an act relating to higher education; capital improvements; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

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

Rukavina, Nornes and Bly introduced:

H. F. 860, A bill for an act relating to higher education; eliminating requirement that meetings to nominate candidates for regent of the University of Minnesota be one week apart; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 137.0246.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Rukavina, Nornes and Bly introduced:

H. F. 861, A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating the regent nomination joint committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 137.0246, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 862, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring annual legislative report on adequacy of electric transmission infrastructure; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 863, A bill for an act relating to energy; allowing carry forward of excess energy savings by power companies; requiring study of conservation improvement program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.241, subdivision 1c.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 864, A bill for an act relating to energy; directing Legislative Energy Commission to analyze state energy standards for certain appliances.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Welti introduced:

H. F. 865, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a state trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.015, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hosch, Kelliher, Abeler, Sertich, Bigham, Davids, Gunther, Thao, Thissen, Anzelc, Urdahl, Huntley, Obermueller, Ward, Peterson and Tillberry introduced:

H. F. 866, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring school districts to obtain employee health coverage through the public employees insurance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 43A.316, subdivisions 9, 10, by adding subdivisions; 62E.02, subdivision 23; 62E.10, subdivision 1; 62E.11, subdivision 5; 297I.05, subdivision 5.

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

Davnie, Simon, Abeler, Davids, Thissen, Morgan, Slocum and Tillberry introduced:

H. F. 867, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating self-insurance pools providing health coverage to local government employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123A.21, subdivisions 7, 9, 12; 471.617, subdivision 4.

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

Mahoney, Lanning and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 868, A bill for an act relating to economic development; expanding bioscience business development public infrastructure grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116J.435, subdivisions 2, 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Rukavina, Nornes and Bly introduced:

H. F. 869, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing for state membership in the Midwest Higher Education Compact; appropriating money.

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

Reinert, Huntley, Dill and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 870, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing creation of a tax increment financing district by the Seaway Port Authority of Duluth that is exempt from the five-year rule.

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

Rukavina, Nornes and Bly introduced:

H. F. 871, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the Minnesota Office of Higher Education to report on certain financial transactions.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Marquart, Lanning, Loeffler, Brod, Kelliher, Clark, Davids, Downey, Olin, Slocum, Nornes, Norton, Mahoney, Kalin, Hansen, Knuth, Brynaert, Morrow, Lieder, Doty, Scalze, Gardner, Davnie, Poppe, Sailer and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 872, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing clarification for eligibility for property tax exemption for institutions of public charity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 272.02, subdivision 7.

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

Marquart, Pelowski, Kahn, Hansen, Olin and Tillberry introduced:

H. F. 873, A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing certain persons who are 17 years old to vote in a primary; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 201.014, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hortman, by request, Jackson and Holberg introduced:

H. F. 874, A bill for an act relating to government data practices; rejecting a statutory interpretation found in an advisory opinion issued by commissioner of administration in 2008.

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

Hortman, Newton, Dittrich and Ward introduced:

H. F. 875, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the state requirement for pupil transportation for elementary pupils; authorizing a levy to pay for certain transportation costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.88, subdivision 1; 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hortman and Morgan introduced:

H. F. 876, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a public residential high school for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Hortman; Murphy, E.; Poppe and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 877, A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing a grant program for idling reduction technology purchases; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.

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

Hortman introduced:

H. F. 878, A bill for an act relating to transportation; adding provision governing relocation of highway centerline; modifying provisions relating to county state-aid highways and municipal state-aid streets; regulating placement of advertising devices; providing procedures for plats of lands abutting state rail bank property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 161.16, by adding a subdivision; 162.06, subdivision 5; 162.07, subdivision 2; 162.09, subdivision 4; 162.12, subdivision 2; 162.13, subdivision 2; 173.02, by adding subdivisions; 173.16, subdivision 4; 505.03, subdivision 2.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 879, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying definition of agricultural products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.13, subdivision 23.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 880, A bill for an act relating to waters; requiring watershed districts and watershed management organizations to submit information to counties; requiring county approval of levies and fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103B.211, subdivision 1; 103B.231, subdivision 14; 103B.241, by adding a subdivision; 103D.351; 103D.911, subdivision 2; 103D.915, subdivision 1.

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

Champion introduced:

H. F. 881, A bill for an act relating to elections; restoring the civil rights of an individual upon release from incarceration; requiring notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.014, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 201.091, by adding a subdivision; 201.155; 203B.02, subdivision 1; 204C.08, subdivision 1a; 609.165, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 243; 630; 631.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Champion, Hayden, Thao and Clark introduced:

H. F. 882, A bill for an act relating to civil liability; limiting admission of criminal history evidence in actions against private employers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Champion, Hayden, Thao, Davnie, Clark, Paymar, Knuth, Persell, Mariani, Hornstein, Anzelc, Hortman and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 883, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring collection and analysis of race and other data during traffic stops by law enforcement; requiring reports; requiring improvement plans; requiring law enforcement business cards; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.871, subdivision 6; 626.9517, subdivisions 1, 2; 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 Policy and Oversight.

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 884, A bill for an act relating to health; creating a medical supplies and equipment purchasing alliance; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

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

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 885, A bill for an act relating to taxation; making policy, technical, administrative, and clarifying changes to various taxes and tax-related provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16D.16, subdivision 2; 126C.21, subdivision 4; 126C.48, subdivision 8; 270B.14, subdivision 16; 270C.446, subdivisions 2, 5; 270C.56, subdivision 1; 273.11, subdivision 23; 273.111, subdivision 4; 273.1115, subdivision 2; 273.113, subdivisions 1, 2; 273.1231, subdivision 8; 273.124, subdivisions 13, 21; 273.13, subdivisions 23, 25, 33; 273.33, subdivision 2; 273.37, subdivision 2; 274.13, subdivision 2; 274.135, subdivision 3; 274.14; 274.175; 275.70, subdivision 5; 275.71, subdivision 4; 282.01, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1c, 1d, 2, 3, 4, 7, 7a, by adding a subdivision; 287.04; 287.05, by adding a subdivision; 287.22; 287.2205; 287.25; 289A.08, subdivision 3; 289A.12, by adding a subdivision; 289A.18, subdivision 1; 289A.19, subdivision 4; 289A.38, subdivision 7; 289A.41; 289A.60, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290A.10; 290A.14; 290C.06; 290C.07; 295.56; 295.57, subdivision 5; 296A.21, subdivision 1; 297A.70, subdivisions 2, 4; 297A.992, subdivision 2; 297A.993, subdivision 1; 297E.02, subdivision 4; 297E.06, by adding a subdivision; 297E.11, subdivision 1; 297F.09, subdivision 7; 297G.09, subdivision 6; 297I.30, by adding a subdivision; 297I.35, subdivision 2; 298.28, subdivisions 4, 11; 473.843, subdivision 3; 477A.011, subdivisions 34, 42; 477A.013, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 282.01, subdivisions 1b, 9, 10, 11; 287.26; 287.27, subdivision 1; 297A.67, subdivision 24; 298.28, subdivisions 11a, 13; Minnesota Rules, parts 8009.3000; 8115.0200; 8115.0300; 8115.0400; 8115.0500; 8115.0600; 8115.1000; 8115.1100; 8115.1200; 8115.1300; 8115.1400; 8115.1500; 8115.1600; 8115.1700; 8115.1800; 8115.1900; 8115.2000; 8115.2100; 8115.2200; 8115.2300; 8115.2400; 8115.2500; 8115.2600; 8115.2700; 8115.2800; 8115.2900; 8115.3000; 8115.4000; 8115.4100; 8115.4200; 8115.4300; 8115.4400; 8115.4500; 8115.4600; 8115.4700; 8115.4800; 8115.4900; 8115.5000; 8115.5100; 8115.5200; 8115.5300; 8115.5400; 8115.5500; 8115.5600; 8115.5700; 8115.5800; 8115.5900; 8115.6000; 8115.6100; 8115.6200; 8115.6300; 8115.6400; 8115.9900.

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

Solberg and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 886, A bill for an act relating to the state budget; exempting allocation of general fund balance at end of fiscal year 2009.

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

Lesch and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 887, A bill for an act relating to child support; requiring collection service fees to be paid by obligor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 518A.51.

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

Anderson, B.; Hackbarth; Slocum; Kiffmeyer; Rukavina and Severson introduced:

H. F. 888, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for funding of transportation infrastructure projects through the cooperation of state-chartered banks; imposing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

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

Haws, Gottwalt, Scalze, Doty, Westrom and Reinert introduced:

H. F. 889, A bill for an act relating to libraries; authorizing a county law library to be located outside of the courthouse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 134A.07.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Simon; Lesch; Murphy, E.; Swails; Thissen and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 890, A bill for an act relating to children; modifying and clarifying provisions governing parentage presumptions and right to custody; providing for prebirth parentage orders or judgments in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 257.54; 257.541, subdivision 1; 257.55, subdivision 1; 257.57, subdivision 5.

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

Champion, Hayden, Thao, Jackson, Davnie, Clark and Persell introduced:

H. F. 891, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding and modifying the expungement law; authorizing courts to modify or suspend collateral sanctions under certain circumstances; limiting the situations in which a juvenile delinquency criminal record is publicly available; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 260B.171, subdivisions 4, 5; 609.135, by adding a subdivision; 609A.02, subdivisions 2, 3; 609A.03, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609A.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 892, A bill for an act relating to public defense; providing for public defender representation for juveniles, children in need of protection, and other persons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 260C.163, subdivision 3; 260C.331, subdivision 3; 611.14; 611.16; 611.18.

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

Kahn; Murphy, E.; Loeffler; Winkler; Thao; Hausman; Greiling; Mariani; Wagenius; Clark; Hornstein; Davnie; Lesch; Bly; Liebling; Laine; Slocum; Hilty; Hayden; Johnson; Ruud; Huntley; Paymar and Tillberry introduced:

H. F. 893, A bill for an act relating to marriage; providing for gender-neutral marriage laws; enacting the Marriage and Family Protection Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 363A.27; 517.01; 517.03, subdivision 1; 517.08, subdivision 1a; 517.09.

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

Atkins, Hilty, Tillberry, Hansen, Bigham, Davids, Morrow, Johnson, Lillie, Falk, Mahoney, Zellers, Slocum and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 894, A bill for an act relating to nuclear waste; requiring commissioner of commerce to collect and hold in escrow fees paid by Minnesota ratepayers for permanent repository for disposal of high-level radioactive waste; amending Laws 1997, chapter 201, section 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Eken, Greiling, Mariani, Slocum and Swails introduced:

H. F. 895, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a grant program to allow rural school districts to share services; appropriating money.

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

Hortman, Dittrich, Ruud, Newton and Ward introduced:

H. F. 896, A bill for an act relating to education finance; defining a locally controlled process for establishing hazardous traffic condition pupil transportation zones; authorizing a levy for certain hazardous pupil transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.

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

Slocum, Simon and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 897, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing charter schools to lease district buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.10, subdivision 17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Hornstein, Liebling, Brynaert, Hansen, Nelson, Bigham and Ruud introduced:

H. F. 898, A bill for an act relating to environment; adding greenhouse gas reduction goals and strategies to various state and metropolitan programs and plans; establishing goals for per capita reduction in vehicle miles traveled to reduce greenhouse gases; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103B.3355; 116D.04, by adding a subdivision; 123B.70, subdivision 1; 123B.71, subdivision 9; 473.121, by adding a subdivision; 473.145; 473.146, by adding a subdivision; 473.25; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116C; 174; 473.

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

Hausman, Champion and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 899, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying transportation goals; providing for reduction of vehicle miles traveled and greenhouse gas emissions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 174.01, subdivisions 1, 2; 174.02, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Juhnke, Masin, Hornstein, Eken, Hansen, Lillie, Atkins, Fritz, Clark, Urdahl and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 900, A bill for an act relating to pesticides; regulating application by railroads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 18B.07, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Emmer, Zellers and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 901, A bill for an act relating to genetic information; specifying how genetic information may be used; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.386; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Emmer, Zellers and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 902, A bill for an act relating to genetic material; creating a property interest in human biological specimens and limiting the use of such specimens; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Mullery and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 903, A bill for an act relating to mortgages; modifying provisions relating to foreclosure consultants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 325N.01.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 904, A bill for an act relating to real estate appraisers; requiring prompt payment for appraisal reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 82B.

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

Doty, Otremba, Koenen, Juhnke, Severson, Dettmer and Haws introduced:

H. F. 905, A bill for an act relating to the military; providing for acceptance of certain services by commissioner of military affairs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 190.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Hornstein, Greiling, Mariani, Ruud, Hayden, Mahoney, Morgan, Anzelc, Davnie, Hansen, Clark, Kelliher, Slocum, Loeffler, Slawik and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 906, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a responsible family life and sexuality education program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 121A.23.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Lillie introduced:

H. F. 907, A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating employee invention agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 181.78, by adding a subdivision.

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

Urdahl, Atkins and Davids introduced:

H. F. 908, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing for one year extensions of shared work plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 268.135, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Kohls and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 909, A bill for an act relating to human services; deleting the requirement that Carver County is required to repay for certain expenditures under the waivered service program for persons with developmental disabilities; appropriating money; amending Laws 2006, chapter 282, article 20, section 37, as amended.

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

Hortman, Newton and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 910, A bill for an act relating to notaries public; modifying fees; regulating commissions and notarial stamps and seals; providing clarifications; providing for the accommodations of physical limitations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 357.021, subdivision 2; 358.15; 358.47; 359.01, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 359.02; 359.03, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 359.061; 359.12; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 357; 359; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 357.17; 359.05.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Ward, Doty, Brown, Westrom and Swails introduced:

H. F. 911, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for equity in telecommunications/Internet access.

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

Eken and Beard introduced:

H. F. 912, A bill for an act relating to transportation; exempting certain cargo tank vehicles from weight restrictions on seasonally weight-restricted roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.87, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 913, A bill for an act relating to elections; removing certain unconstitutional provisions governing independent expenditures in political campaigns; changing timing and method of filing certain items with the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.01, subdivision 18; 10A.04, subdivision 5; 10A.071, subdivision 3; 10A.08; 10A.09, subdivision 7; 10A.14, subdivisions 2, 4, by adding a subdivision; 10A.20, subdivisions 1, 12; 10A.31, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 10A.323; 10A.35; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10A.20, subdivision 6b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Davnie, Paymar, Ward, Holberg, Thissen, Hoppe, Hansen, Hayden, Hilty, Mariani, Anzelc, Lanning, Johnson, Falk, Newton, Hornstein, Carlson, Sailer, Slocum, Wagenius, Fritz, Abeler, Simon, Hilstrom, Masin, Dittrich, Clark, Rosenthal, Hausman, Jackson, Sertich, Thao, Obermueller, Persell and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 914, A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; regulating payday lending; providing penalties and remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 47.60, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 47.

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

Thao, Norton, Mahoney and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 915, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money from the workforce development fund for a grant to Lifetrack Resources.

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

Hausman, McNamara, Swails, Scalze and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 916, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; prohibiting issuance of nonferrous metallic mineral mining permits under certain circumstances; defining financial assurance required for nonferrous metallic mineral mining; increasing civil penalty for nonferrous metallic mineral mining law violations; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 93.481, subdivisions 1, 7, by adding subdivisions; 93.49; 93.51, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 93.

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

Jackson, Hilstrom, Laine, Abeler and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 917, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing the Department of Human Services and a county agency direct access to Department of Corrections data for certain background studies conducted by a county agency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 241.065, subdivision 2; 245C.08, subdivision 2.

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

Hausman and Howes introduced:

H. F. 918, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; amending certain general obligation bond sale provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.641, subdivisions 4, 7; 16A.66, subdivision 2.

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

Scalze, Hausman and Howes introduced:

H. F. 919, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; specifying information to be reported for local capital improvement requests; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.86, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.86, subdivision 3.

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

Tillberry, Ward, Dettmer, Doepke, Brown, Morgan, Newton and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 920, A bill for an act relating to education; removing obsolete and unneeded mandates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.143, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.39; 122A.628; 122A.75.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Fritz, Ruud, Haws, Clark and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 921, A bill for an act relating to occupational safety and health; requiring safe patient handling plans in clinical settings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 182.6551; 182.6552, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 182.

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

Nelson, Lanning, Hausman, Urdahl and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 922, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for rehabilitation of public housing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Carlson introduced:

H. F. 923, A bill for an act relating to property taxes; eliminating the one-year lag in determining fiscal disparities contribution net tax capacities and distribution levies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 276A.04; 276A.05, subdivisions 1, 5; 276A.06, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 473F.06; 473F.07, subdivisions 1, 5; 473F.08, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 276A.06, subdivision 9; 473F.08, subdivision 8a.

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

Hackbarth, Dill, Anzelc and Doty introduced:

H. F. 924, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; renaming the Northshore Trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.015, subdivision 13.

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

Sertich, Rukavina, Gunther and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 925, A bill for an act relating to employment; expanding the official measure of unemployment.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 926, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public and private sales of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public waters in St. Louis County.

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

Mahoney, Obermueller, Nelson and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 927, A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying construction codes and licensing; adding provisions relating to high pressure piping profession; modifying previous appropriations restrictions; extending authority to adopt rules for obtaining boiler licenses; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.082, subdivision 12; 326B.084; 326B.43, subdivision 1; 326B.435, subdivision 2; 326B.475, subdivision 6; 326B.52, subdivision 1; 326B.53; 326B.55, subdivision 1; 326B.59; 326B.801; 326B.921, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2008, chapter 363, article 10, section 4, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.43, subdivision 5.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 928, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulation; prohibiting the use of wireless communications devices in Metropolitan Council public transit vehicles; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Ruud introduced:

H. F. 929, A bill for an act relating to municipalities; authorizing the city of Minnetonka to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within districts; requiring adoption of street improvement plan; authorizing collection of fees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 435.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 930, A bill for an act relating to data practices; proposing classification of grants data created or maintained by government entities; proposing classification of regional parks foundation private donor gift data as private or nonpublic; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.599, subdivision 1; 13.792.

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

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 931, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; modifying an appropriation for the city of Worthington; amending Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 21, subdivision 6, as amended.

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

Bly, Hilty, Falk, Hornstein and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 932, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing rate schedule for certain renewable energy projects; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

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

Olin introduced:

H. F. 933, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land.

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

Loeffler, Thissen, Abeler, Hosch, Clark and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 934, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions related to children aging out of foster care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.055, by adding a subdivision.

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

Slocum and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 935, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying charter school provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 124D.10; 124D.11, subdivision 9.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Thissen, Hosch, Otremba, Abeler and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 936, A bill for an act relating to human services; specifying criteria for communities for a lifetime; requiring the Minnesota Board on Aging and the commissioner of employment and economic development to develop recommendations on the designation of communities for a lifetime; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256.975, by adding a subdivision.

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

Demmer, Smith and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 937, A bill for an act relating to taxation; job opportunity building zones; allowing amendments to agreements under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.3192.

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

Reinert and Tillberry introduced:

H. F. 938, A bill for an act relating to state employees; providing additional sick leave for state employees who are veterans with service-related disabilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mahoney, Gunther, Kelliher, Downey, Rukavina, Sertich and Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 939, A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money to job training programs.

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

Zellers, Hornstein, Smith, Nelson and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 940, A bill for an act relating to Hennepin County; modifying personnel rules and procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 383B.27, subdivision 16; 383B.29, subdivision 2; 383B.31.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Thissen and Kohls introduced:

H. F. 941, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing for interlocutory appeal on the question of class certification; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 540.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 942, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Fountain.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 943, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to Brownsville.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 944, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of La Crescent.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 945, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Peterson.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 946, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Minnesota Historical Society grants for local historic preservation projects.

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

Thao and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 947, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the parents' fair share program.

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

Peterson, Carlson, Lillie, Hortman and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 948, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; Mighty Ducks ice facility grants; modifying grant amounts; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 240A.09.

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

Thissen, Hornstein, Lieder, Abeler, Paymar, Davnie and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 949, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing automatic enforcement of official traffic-control devices; allocating fine proceeds generated by these devices; imposing petty misdemeanor penalty; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.011, by adding subdivisions; 169.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 169; 299A.

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

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 950, A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the Public Employees Retirement Association to offer a postretirement option for members of the public employees retirement general plan; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Lillie, Hoppe, Beard, Lieder and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 951, A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing two or more existing municipal power agencies to form a new municipal power agency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 453.52, subdivisions 2, 7, 8; 453.53, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9; 453.55, subdivision 13.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Eken, Cornish, Dill, Persell and Falk introduced:

H. F. 952, A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying membership of the Board of Water and Soil Resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103B.101, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Paymar, Johnson, Rosenthal, Hayden, Lesch, Kelliher, Ruud, Lillie, Mullery, Bly and Champion introduced:

H. F. 953, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying provisions related to the transfer of pistols or semiautomatic military-style assault weapons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 624.7131, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 7; 624.7132, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 624.7131, subdivisions 9, 10; 624.7132, subdivisions 10, 14.

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

Lesch, Kelliher, Holberg, Hayden, Ruud, Lillie and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 954, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring that information on persons civilly committed, found not guilty by reason of mental illness, or incompetent to stand trial be transmitted to the federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System; authorizing certain persons prohibited under state law from possessing a firearm to petition a court for restoration of this right; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 624.713, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 253B.

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

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 955, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; renaming the Minnesota River Basin Joint Powers Board; clarifying the duties and membership of board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103F.378.

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

Hornstein, Lanning and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 956, A bill for an act relating to municipalities; authorizing municipalities to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within districts; requiring adoption of street improvement plan; authorizing collection of fees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 435.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Olin, Kalin, Masin and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 957, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a municipal geothermal, wind turbine, and solar energy power facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Olin, Haws, Sailer, Kalin and Masin introduced:

H. F. 958, A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing state agencies to develop plan for using federal stimulus funds dedicated to energy projects to install energy-efficient windows in government and residential buildings, to weatherize residential buildings, and to train installers; appropriating money.

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

Scalze, Lillie, Lesch, Mahoney, Hausman and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 959, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of bonds; appropriating money to construct trails in Ramsey County.

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

Masin, Obermueller, Mack, Morgan, Hansen, Sterner, Atkins, Hausman and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 960, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for capital improvements; appropriating money for Cedar Avenue Bus Rapid Transit Way in Dakota County.

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

Bunn, Thissen, Loeffler, Abeler and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 961, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing for costs associated with physical activities to be covered under home and community-based waivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.092, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dittrich, Bunn, Swails, Abeler and Brynaert introduced:

H. F. 962, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a special levy for costs of operating and maintaining new county facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 275.70, subdivision 5.

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

Hilstrom, Paymar, Hosch, Laine and Eastlund introduced:

H. F. 963, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for grants to mentor the children of incarcerated parents.

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

Holberg, Garofalo and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 964, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; coordinating legislative districts and congressional districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Gottwalt, Nornes, Hosch, Drazkowski, Kiffmeyer, Abeler, Mack, Dean and Brod introduced:

H. F. 965, A bill for an act relating to taxation; adjusting long-term care insurance credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.0672, subdivision 2.

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

Gunther and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 966, A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding school swimming pool levy to include small school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.455.

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

Lillie, Mahoney, Scalze and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 967, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to construct a trail in Ramsey County.

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

Hosch, Howes, Nelson, Mahoney, Thissen, Gunther, Anzelc, Johnson, Solberg, Juhnke, Davids, Davnie, Kalin, Norton, Emmer and Sterner introduced:

H. F. 968, A bill for an act relating to labor and employment; creating a Board of Residential Construction; modifying license regulation; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.02, subdivisions 2, 5; 326B.802, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B.

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

Atkins and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 969, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions governing patient access to health records and costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144.292, subdivisions 5, 6; 144.293, subdivisions 4, 6.

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

Brod; Kelly; Shimanski; Pelowski; Nornes; Slawik; Anderson, P.; Scott; Gottwalt; Swails; Loon and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 970, A bill for an act relating to elections; removing a requirement for a recount in certain statewide elections and requiring a special runoff election; authorizing the use of public money for runoff elections; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.315; 204C.35, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204D.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Bigham, Hilstrom and Kohls introduced:

H. F. 971, A bill for an act relating to crime; clarifying that registration time period of predatory offender restarts after conviction of new crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 243.166, subdivision 6.

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

Bigham, Hilstrom, Paymar, Gunther and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 972, A bill for an act relating to children; appropriating money to provide grants to youth intervention programs.

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

Swails, Poppe, Brynaert, Greiling and Obermueller introduced:

H. F. 973, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing the use of health and safety revenue to fund the costs associated with school district playground safety, accessibility, safe surfacing, play and fitness equipment and related inspections, design, installation, and ongoing maintenance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.57, subdivisions 1, 2, 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Gottwalt, Severson, Drazkowski and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 974, A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing prohibition on issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Gottwalt, Dettmer, Sanders, Westrom and Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 975, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing a subtraction for contributions to a qualified section 529 college savings plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

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

Gunther, Davids, Gottwalt, Torkelson and Murdock introduced:

H. F. 976, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income taxes; increasing the long-term care insurance credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.0672, subdivision 2.

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

Juhnke; Solberg; Howes; Gunther; Otremba; Koenen; Falk; Masin; Obermueller; Torkelson; Hamilton; Anderson, P.; Urdahl; Demmer; Doty; Faust; Persell; Morrow; Anzelc; Murphy, M.; Huntley; Reinert; Smith; Fritz; Magnus; Nornes; Dean; Hosch; Haws; Olin; Ward; Eastlund; Pelowski; Sailer and Westrom introduced:

H. F. 977, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; appropriating money for Let's Go Fishing community outreach grants; transferring certain money.

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

Lillie, Atkins, Hosch, Zellers and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 978, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting automobile insurers from owning repair facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 72A.20, by adding a subdivision.

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

Severson introduced:

H. F. 979, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying adjusted levy limit base; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 275.71, subdivision 4.

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

Lieder introduced:

H. F. 980, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying requirements of eligibility based on military experience for reciprocity examination for a peace officer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 626.8517.

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

Bly, Greiling, Laine, Davnie, Mariani, Tillberry and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 981, A bill for an act relating to education; amending charter school provisions; creating a commission; authorizing a private nonprofit corporation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.10, 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 K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Murphy, M.; Nelson and Smith introduced:

H. F. 982, A bill for an act relating to retirement; revising allowable service credit for certain job-sharing project of job-share program participants.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hansen, Hausman, Wagenius, Scalze, Dill, Howes, Welti and Simon introduced:

H. F. 983, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; establishing natural resources asset preservation and replacement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

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

Norton; Huntley; Murphy, E.; Abeler; Liebling; Ruud; Brod and Thao introduced:

H. F. 984, A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing medical assistance coverage of primary care health care providers performing primary caries prevention services as part of the child and teen checkup program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, subdivision 14.

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

Hayden, Clark, Greiling, Abeler and Champion introduced:

H. F. 985, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions related to children aging out of foster care; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260C.

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

Thissen; Murphy, E.; Abeler and Haws introduced:

H. F. 986, A bill for an act relating to human services; amending county maintenance of effort provisions for mental health provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 245.4835.

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

Abeler, Greiling, Mullery, Carlson, Swails, Fritz and Ward introduced:

H. F. 987, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance drug formulary committee provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, subdivisions 13c, 13f.

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

Mariani, Hornstein, Clark, Westrom, Hausman, Slocum, Tillberry, Buesgens, Abeler, Howes and Eastlund introduced:

H. F. 988, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; prohibiting commissioner of public safety from complying with Real ID Act.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Gottwalt, Hosch, Drazkowski, Westrom, Kiffmeyer, Nornes and Severson introduced:

H. F. 989, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; requiring full head and face be shown on driver's license and identification card; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 171.07, subdivisions 1, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.6905, subdivision 8; 171.071, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Bunn, Abeler, Solberg, Carlson, Ruud, McNamara, Kelliher and Gardner introduced:

H. F. 990, A bill for an act relating to the budget reserve; modifying priorities for additional revenues in general fund forecasts; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.152, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Eken introduced:

H. F. 991, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a portion of Trunk Highway 200 as the Veterans Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Dill, Greiling, Gunther, Anzelc, Doty and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 992, A bill for an act relating to insurance; permitting local school districts to choose to provide health coverage to their employees through the state employee group insurance plan; specifying the procedure a school district must use to make that choice; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 993, A bill for an act relating to charitable organizations; adjusting a requirement that financial statements submitted to the attorney general by charitable organizations be audited; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 309.53, subdivision 3.

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

Lieder and Beard introduced:

H. F. 994, A bill for an act relating to motor carriers; abolishing state hazardous materials registration and permit requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 221.0355.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 995, A bill for an act relating to mortgages; foreclosures by advertisement; modifying sheriff's sale procedure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 580.07.

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

Paymar and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 996, A bill for an act relating to courts; eliminating the requirement of personal appearance in an application for a name change made by an adult; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 259.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Seifert; Gottwalt; Smith; Urdahl; Severson; Dettmer; Drazkowski; Davids; Lanning; Anderson, B.; Anderson, S.; Shimanski; Scott; Torkelson; Hamilton and Loon introduced:

H. F. 997, A resolution memorializing the federal government to halt its practice of imposing mandates upon the states for purposes not enumerated by the Constitution of the United States and affirming Minnesota's sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Emmer introduced:

H. F. 998, A resolution memorializing Congress; claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over certain powers; serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates; and directing distribution.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mullery, Greiling and Tillberry introduced:

H. F. 999, A bill for an act relating to civil law; providing for civil union relationships; substituting civil union contracts for marriage for purposes of Minnesota law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 363A.27; 517.01; 517.02; 517.03; 517.07; 517.08; 517.10; 517.101; 517.20; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 517; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 517.04; 517.041; 517.05; 517.06; 517.09; 517.13; 517.14; 517.15; 517.16; 517.18.

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

Norton and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 1000, A bill for an act relating to transportation; designating Highway 14 as Black and Yellow Trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Demmer introduced:

H. F. 1001, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing state grants to leverage quality improvements in K-12 education; appropriating money.

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

Murphy, E.; Thissen; Huntley; Hosch; Abeler; Dean and Clark introduced:

H. F. 1002, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a grant program for nursing education demonstration projects; appropriating money.

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

Mahoney, Drazkowski, Scalze, Johnson and Scott introduced:

H. F. 1003, A bill for an act relating to family law; changing a rebuttable presumption of minimum parenting time; specifying factors for rebuttal; changing a parenting expense adjustment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 518.175, subdivision 1; 518A.36, subdivision 2.

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

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1004, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for relocation of an ICF/MR facility in Cottonwood County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 252.291, by adding a subdivision.

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

Reinert, Anzelc, Dill, Lieder, Sailer and Olin introduced:

H. F. 1005, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; creating enhanced driver's license and enhanced identification card; providing for application, issuance, and appearance of card; directing commissioner of public safety to seek approval of card by Homeland Security secretary for proof of identity and citizenship and for use in entering United States; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.01, by adding subdivisions; 171.04, by adding a subdivision; 171.06, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 6; 171.07, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 171.071, by adding a subdivision.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1006, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; modifying requirements of the Combative Sports Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 341.22; 341.24.

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

Wagenius and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 1007, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment and natural resources; modifying membership terms of the Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116P.05, subdivision 1.

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

Solberg; Seifert; Eken; Sertich; Hausman; Murphy, M.; Loeffler; Faust; Urdahl; Davids; Hansen; Mack; Kahn; Lanning; Persell; Lillie; Paymar; Lesch; Brown; Falk; Murdock; Gunther; Haws; Juhnke; Morgan; Torkelson; Hilty; Howes; Ward; Doty; Carlson; Wagenius; Kelliher; Zellers and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 1008, A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying grant timing and requirements for public television and noncommercial radio stations; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 129D.13; 129D.14, subdivisions 5, 6; 129D.155; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 129D.

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

Garofalo and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1009, A bill for an act relating to farm wineries; allowing sales and samples of wine at farmer's markets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.315, subdivision 2.

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

Kalin, Sterner, Kiffmeyer, Lillie, Norton, Scalze, Reinert, Ruud, Slawik, Nelson, Pelowski and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1010, A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain provisions concerning military and overseas voting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.16, subdivision 2; 203B.17, subdivision 1; 203B.21, subdivision 2; 203B.22; 203B.225, subdivision 1; 203B.227.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 1011, A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain election administration provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.016, subdivision 1a; 201.056; 201.061, subdivision 1; 201.11; 201.12; 201.13; 202A.14, subdivision 3; 203B.02, by adding a subdivision; 204B.09, subdivision 3; 204B.14, subdivisions 2, 4, by adding a subdivision; 204B.16, subdivision 1; 204B.18, subdivision 1; 204B.27, subdivision 2; 204B.33; 204B.38; 204B.40; 204C.02; 204C.06, subdivision 1; 204C.08, subdivisions 1a, 3; 204C.13, subdivision 2; 204C.15, subdivision 1; 204C.17; 204C.30, by adding a subdivision; 204C.33, subdivision 1; 204C.37; 204D.04, subdivision 2; 204D.09, subdivision 2; 204D.28, subdivision 5; 205.065, subdivision 2; 205.13, subdivisions 1, 2; 205.16, subdivisions 2, 3; 205A.03, subdivision 1; 205A.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 205A.07, subdivision 2; 206.57, subdivision 6; 206.61, subdivision 5; 211A.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 211A.05, subdivision 2; 211B.11, by adding a subdivision; 211B.12; 412.02, subdivision 2a; 414.02, subdivision 4; 414.031, subdivision 6; 414.0325, subdivision 4; 414.033, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204B; 204D; 205; 205A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.096; 206.805, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Laine; Bly; Anzelc; Tillberry; Hornstein; Hilty; Rosenthal; Scalze; Fritz; Kath; Slocum; Masin; Hausman; Greiling; Mullery; Johnson; Newton; Liebling; Hayden; Reinert; Hilstrom; Ward; Kahn; Murphy, M.; Davnie; Faust; Lesch; Mariani; Winkler; Eken and Thao introduced:

H. F. 1012, A bill for an act relating to insurance; specifying maximum financial reserves for nonprofit health plan companies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.

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

Laine, Hausman, Greiling, Mullery, Abeler, Tillberry, Slocum, Sterner, Newton, Hayden, Liebling and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1013, A bill for an act relating to homeless programs; allowing providers to impose requirements on clients and requiring consistency in program guidelines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462A.29.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Housing Finance and Policy and Public Health Finance Division.

Laine, Hausman, Greiling, Mullery, Abeler, Tillberry, Slocum, Sterner, Newton, Hayden, Liebling and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1014, A bill for an act relating to homelessness; requiring certain data for the Homeless Management Information System.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Housing Finance and Policy and Public Health Finance Division.

Laine, Tillberry, Knuth, Hortman, Abeler and Newton introduced:

H. F. 1015, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Fridley for capital improvements to Springbrook Nature Center.

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

Scalze, Dettmer, Masin, Obermueller, Gardner, Dittrich, Morgan, Bigham, Ruud and McNamara introduced:

H. F. 1016, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the prescribed content of property tax statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 276.04, subdivision 2.

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

Peppin; Drazkowski; Seifert; Westrom; Nornes; Anderson, P., and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 1017, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP work activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.49, subdivision 13.

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

Kalin, Gardner, Loeffler, Sailer, Norton, Scalze, Peterson, Swails and Persell introduced:

H. F. 1018, A bill for an act relating to state government; specifying the purpose of public Web sites; requiring state agencies to include contact information on Web sites; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10.60, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Drazkowski; Anderson, P.; Dettmer and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 1019, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; prohibiting an increase in taxable market value for certain homesteads owned by persons age 65 years or older; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.11, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 273.121, subdivision 1; 276.04, subdivision 2.

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

Drazkowski; Olin; Torkelson; Nornes; Murdock; Peppin; Anderson, P.; Westrom; Persell; Davids and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 1020, A bill for an act relating to state lands; requiring commissioner of natural resources to sell lands with agricultural leases.

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

Kelly, Hilstrom, Kohls, Garofalo, Smith and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 1021, A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing arrest of a person who escapes from custody on an allegation or adjudication of a delinquent act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 629.34, subdivision 1.

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

Anzelc; Rukavina; Nelson; Murphy, M., and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 1022, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing that local governments may provide health coverage for employees through negotiated contributions to self-funded, multiemployer health and welfare plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 471.61, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kelly introduced:

H. F. 1023, A bill for an act relating to the city of Cannon Falls; authorizing the city to use a design-build process to award contracts for construction of a library and fire station.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1024, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to upgrade the city of Brownsdale sewer systems.

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

Poppe and Brown introduced:

H. F. 1025, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for flood mitigation in the city of Austin.

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

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 1026, A bill for an act relating to education; amending early childhood education provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 124D.135, subdivision 3; 124D.15, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; 124D.19, subdivisions 10, 14; 124D.522; 299A.297; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 121A.27; 124D.13, subdivision 13.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division.

Liebling and Norton introduced:

H. F. 1027, A bill for an act relating to health care; repealing the prohibition of balance billing for Medicare-covered services; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62J.25.

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

Newton, Scott, Abeler, Hortman and Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 1028, A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for new travel lanes on U.S. Highway 10 at Hanson Boulevard in the city of Coon Rapids and between Hanson Boulevard and Round Lake Boulevard in the city of Coon Rapids; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.

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

Winkler, Mahoney, Kelliher, Gottwalt, Norton, Sertich, Ruud, Dittrich, Haws, Nelson and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1029, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for BioBusiness Alliance; requiring a report.

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

Solberg, Liebling, Abeler, Anzelc, Thao, Otremba, Mariani and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 1030, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a single dental administrator to administer dental services for the recipients of the state health care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.461, subdivision 23; 256B.69, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.037; 256B.69, subdivision 6c.

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

Wagenius, Eken, McNamara, Mack and Morgan introduced:

H. F. 1031, A bill for an act relating to water; appropriating money for a comprehensive statewide sustainable water resources detailed framework.

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

Fritz, McNamara, Mariani, Kelliher and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1032, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a self-advocacy program for persons with developmental disabilities; transferring money appropriated to the commissioner of administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.092, by adding a subdivision.

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

Norton and Welti introduced:

H. F. 1033, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring a school district primary election in certain jurisdictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 205A.03, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1034, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing employment protection of charter school employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.10, subdivision 11.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Hosch, Hansen, Knuth, Tillberry, Hornstein, Ruud, Simon, Hilty, Slocum, Fritz, Dill and Obermueller introduced:

H. F. 1035, A bill for an act relating to greenhouse gas emissions reduction; making findings; requiring land use planning and limiting certain types of development; prohibiting new incorporations; modifying tax increment financing standards; prohibiting the use of minimum acreage standards for new school siting; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 116J.575, subdivision 1a; 123B.70, subdivision 1; 394.23; 462.352, by adding a subdivision; 462.353, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 462.357, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 462.358, subdivision 1a; 469.174, by adding a subdivision; 469.176, subdivision 1b, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 394.232; 414.02; 462.3585.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Seifert, Smith, Dettmer, Gottwalt and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1036, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying general assistance payments for new residents; modifying MFIP payments for new residents; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Swails, Abeler, Slawik, Otremba and Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 1037, A bill for an act relating to education; reducing mandates for home schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120A.22, subdivisions 6, 11; 120A.24; 120A.26, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 121A.15, subdivisions 3, 8; 123B.42, subdivision 1; 171.05, subdivision 2; 181A.05, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120A.26, subdivisions 1, 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Jackson introduced:

H. F. 1038, A bill for an act relating to utilities; authorizing Public Utilities Commission to order refunds of unlawful utility rate revenues; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216B.23, by adding a subdivision; 237.081, by adding a subdivision; 237.74, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Smith introduced:

H. F. 1039, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying that an inmate convicted for assaulting a correctional officer must serve their sentence consecutive to the sentence for which they are imprisoned; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.2232.

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

Shimanski, Morrow and Koenen introduced:

H. F. 1040, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing Independent School District No. 2887, McLeod West, to issue general obligation bonds for its reorganization operating debt.

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

Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1041, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring a notice to applicants for homeowners' insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 65A.29, by adding a subdivision.

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

Slocum and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 1042, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for grant to city of Richfield to construct new arterial street; authorizing issuance of state bonds.

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

Johnson, Paymar, Champion, Kahn and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1043, A bill for an act relating to public safety; addressing the consideration of a job applicant's criminal history during the public employment hiring process; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 364.

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

Johnson, Paymar and Champion introduced:

H. F. 1044, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring postsecondary institutions to notify prospective students of the potential effects of a criminal conviction on future employment; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1045, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating funds for summer youth employment.

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

Mariani, Slawik, Greiling, McFarlane and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 1046, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a Minnesota reading corps program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.42, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Hornstein, Knuth, Brynaert and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 1047, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending statewide goals for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216H.02, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Brynaert, Morrow and Persell introduced:

H. F. 1048, A bill for an act relating to unemployment compensation; providing eligibility for benefits under certain training programs.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 1049, A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating approval of conservation improvement program plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.241, subdivision 1c.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Olin, Haws, Reinert and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1050, A bill for an act relating to public safety; repealing authorization that certain short term commitments to the commissioner of corrections be served in county jails; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.105, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.105, subdivisions 1a, 1b.

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

Olin introduced:

H. F. 1051, A bill for an act relating to transportation; allocating funds for installing railroad crossing devices.

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

Olin introduced:

H. F. 1052, A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money to city of Kennedy for energy conversion of former school building; promoting green economy.

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

Simon, Winkler, Hansen, Howes and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 1053, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring certain public officials to provide additional data to the secretary of state for use in maintaining the voter registration system; providing for automatic voter registration of applicants for a driver's license, instruction permit, or identification card; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.13, by adding a subdivision; 201.14; 201.15, subdivisions 1, 2; 201.155; 201.161; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 201.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Doty introduced:

H. F. 1054, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing acquisition of certain easements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

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

Doty, Juhnke and Welti introduced:

H. F. 1055, A bill for an act relating to waters; appropriating money to monitor agricultural nonpoint source pollution.

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

Howes, Davnie, Murdock, Lillie, Peppin, Zellers, Fritz, Mahoney, Brod, Nelson, Holberg, Olin and Eastlund introduced:

H. F. 1056, A bill for an act relating to construction; requiring prompt payment to construction subcontractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 337.10, subdivision 3.

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

Brod introduced:

H. F. 1057, A bill for an act relating to health; changing an abortion provision; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Fritz introduced:

H. F. 1058, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting saline amniocentesis abortions; providing civil and criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Otremba introduced:

H. F. 1059, A bill for an act relating to health; limiting use of funds for state-sponsored health programs for funding abortions.

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

Holberg and Kohls introduced:

H. F. 1060, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing certain remedies for neglect, abuse, and other actions against incapacitated and vulnerable adults; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

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

Brown, Davids and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1061, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Shell Rock River Watershed District.

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

Brown, Davids and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1062, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Shell Rock River Watershed District flood mitigation project.

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

Rukavina; Hausman; Murphy, M.; Mahoney and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 1063, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for capital improvements at the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Thao; Hayden; Liebling; Lesch; Mahoney; Paymar; Juhnke; Mariani; Murphy, E.; Hornstein and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 1064, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Gillette Children's Hospital; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Thao introduced:

H. F. 1065, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing collaborative services for high-risk children; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

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

Bunn, Swails, McNamara, Lillie, Hausman, Hornstein, Hortman, Dean and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 1066, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Interstate Highway 94 Corridor Transit Way; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Peppin and Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1067, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating gasoline sales below cost; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 325D.01, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 325D.01, subdivisions 11, 12; 325D.71.

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

Abeler and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1068, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school districts to waive background check fees for volunteers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.03, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Abeler and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 1069, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to study the cost of installing separate temperature controls in individual nursing facility rooms.

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

Eken, Marquart, Sailer, Lanning and Olin introduced:

H. F. 1070, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the river watch program in the Red River of the North.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. 1071, A bill for an act relating to vehicle license plates; converting to single license plate system for vehicle registration; making technical changes; removing obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16B.581; 168.012, subdivisions 1, 1c; 168.013, subdivision 3; 168.021; 168.032; 168.041, subdivisions 5, 6, 7; 168.0422; 168.053, subdivision 1; 168.09, subdivisions 1, 3, 7; 168.098; 168.10, subdivisions 1g, 1h, 1i, 3; 168.105, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 168.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f; 168.123, subdivisions 1, 4; 168.1235, subdivisions 1, 4; 168.124; 168.125; 168.1251; 168.1255; 168.126, subdivision 2; 168.127, subdivision 5; 168.128, subdivision 2; 168.129, subdivisions 1, 4; 168.1291, subdivision 4; 168.1293, subdivision 5; 168.1296, subdivisions 1, 4; 168.1297; 168.1298, subdivision 1; 168.13; 168.15; 168.16; 168.27, subdivisions 16, 28; 168.29; 168.301, subdivision 4; 168.31, subdivisions 4, 5; 168.36; 168.62, subdivision 3; 169.041, subdivision 5; 169.345, subdivision 4; 169.79; 169A.37, subdivision 1; 169A.55, subdivision 2; 221.031, subdivision 6; 297B.01, subdivision 15; 325F.662, subdivision 1; 609B.231, subdivision 2; 609B.237, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Murdock, Atkins, Howes, Ward, Anzelc and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1072, A bill for an act relating to commerce; clarifying the regulation and management of vacation home rentals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 157.15, by adding a subdivision.

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

Solberg; Brod; Gardner; Zellers; Tillberry; Carlson; Davids; Simon; Kath; Davnie; Hilstrom; Anderson, S.; Kohls; Reinert; Lanning; Eastlund; Kahn; Peppin; Hoppe; Emmer; Holberg; Nelson and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 1073, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; extending the exception to minimum contacts required for jurisdiction to ownership of property on the premises of a printer under specific circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.015, subdivision 3.

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

Abeler, Newton, Hackbarth, Dittrich and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 1074, A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing use by the county of Anoka of a design-build process to award contract for construction of intersection of U.S. Highway 10 and County State-Aid Highway 83.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 1075, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; exempting donated venison from certain food laws; eliminating nonresident hunting license surcharge; removing deer processing as an allowable use of revenue from certain donations and surcharges; repealing hunter-harvested venison donation program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 31.01, subdivision 3; 97A.055, subdivision 4; 97A.065, subdivision 6; 97A.475, subdivisions 3, 3a; 97A.485, subdivision 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 17.035.

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

Abeler; Gottwalt; Murphy, E., and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1076, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting billing for correcting adverse health care events; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

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

Murphy, E.; Anzelc and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 1077, A bill for an act relating to health occupation; licensing respiratory therapists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 147C.01; 147C.05; 147C.10; 147C.15; 147C.20; 147C.25; 147C.30; 147C.35; 147C.40.

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

Thissen, Hilty, Mahoney and Bly introduced:

H. F. 1078, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing policy encouraging renewable production of thermal energy; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Severson, Drazkowski, Gottwalt, Doepke and Downey introduced:

H. F. 1079, A bill for an act relating to state government; reducing salary for legislators and constitutional officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.099, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 4; 5; 6; 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Norton and McFarlane introduced:

H. F. 1080, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the definition of comprehensive scientifically based reading instruction; making requirements of prekindergarten through grade six teachers; creating an assessment of reading instruction; providing for a legislative review of Board of Teaching rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.06, subdivision 4; 122A.18, subdivisions 2, 2a, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Mahoney, Gunther, Nelson, Poppe, Severson, Kalin, Obermueller and Bly introduced:

H. F. 1081, A bill for an act relating to economic development; expanding eligibility for the small business growth acceleration program; requiring matching funds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116O.115, subdivisions 2, 4.

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

Beard, Buesgens and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 1082, A bill for an act relating to gambling; pari-mutuel horse racing; providing for occupational licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 240.08, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1083, A bill for an act relating to government data practices; clarifying and modifying laws governing access to data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.05, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 13D.05, subdivision 3; 125A.21, subdivision 5.

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

Howes and Thao introduced:

H. F. 1084, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; requiring licensure for clinical perfusionist; establishing fees; requiring rulemaking; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147A.

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

Thissen; Murphy, E.; Thao and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1085, A bill for an act relating to long-term care; creating the long-term care benefits trust fund; establishing the long-term care financing program and a governing board; requiring actuarial studies; imposing an income tax to fund long-term care benefits; exempting benefits from income taxation; allowing disclosure of tax data to administer the program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 270B.14, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 290.62; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256N.

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

Wagenius, Dill, Solberg, Eken and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 1086, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing oversight and establishing criteria for expenditures from the parks and trails fund, outdoor heritage fund, clean water fund, and environment and natural resources trust fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.303, by adding a subdivision; 3.971, by adding a subdivision; 85.53; 97A.056, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 7, by adding subdivisions; 114D.50; 116P.05, subdivision 2.

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

Hilstrom and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1087, A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; prohibiting the preadjudication detention of certain children; requiring a risk assessment instrument to assist in preadjudication detention release decisions; requiring community-based noncustodial supervision options for children released from preadjudication detention; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 260B.176, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 260B.178, subdivision 1.

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

Swails and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 1088, A bill for an act relating to public safety; commercial motor vehicle operators; conforming commercial driver's license record-keeping requirements to federal regulations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171.

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

Ruud introduced:

H. F. 1089, A bill for an act relating to children; defining kinship care; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257C.

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

Ruud introduced:

H. F. 1090, A bill for an act relating to children; authorizing relative caretaker consent to certain matters affecting a child; providing a relative caretaker consent authorization form; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257C.

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

Mahoney, Beard, Faust and Hosch introduced:

H. F. 1091, A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing existing prohibition on issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Olin introduced:

H. F. 1092, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a flood mitigation project.

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

Hosch; Davids; Olin; Haws; Hoppe; Urdahl; Anderson, P.; Huntley; Juhnke; Doty; Marquart; Ward; Gottwalt; Seifert; Holberg; Peppin; Emmer; Demmer; Buesgens; Hamilton; Cornish; Dean; Beard; Howes; Magnus; Kiffmeyer; Dettmer; Downey; Mack; Otremba; Koenen; Sterner; Scott; Kelly and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 1093, A bill for an act relating to health; increasing base funding for positive abortion alternatives.

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

Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1094, A bill for an act relating to health professions; requiring qualifications for employment as a surgical technologist; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1095, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; classifying certain research, monitoring, and assessment data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.643, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1096, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Victory Memorial Parkway in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1097, A bill for an act relating to public safety; securing aircraft cockpits against lasers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

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

Anzelc, Brod, Abeler, Zellers, Fritz and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1098, A bill for an act relating to gambling; appropriating money for compulsive gambling.

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

Lanning, Marquart, Murdock, Nornes, Otremba, Eken and Westrom introduced:

H. F. 1099, A bill for an act relating to rural economies; appropriating money for a workforce program.

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

Thissen, Kelliher, Kahn and Smith introduced:

H. F. 1100, A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the consolidation of the Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund with the general employees retirement plan of the Public Employees Retirement Association; adjusting contribution requirements; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections6.67; 13D.01, subdivision 1; 43A.17, subdivision 9; 43A.316, subdivision 8; 69.011, subdivision 1; 69.021, subdivision 10; 69.031, subdivision 5; 126C.41, subdivision 3; 256D.21; 352.01, subdivision 2b; 353.01, subdivisions 2a, 2b, 10, 16; 353.0161, subdivision 1; 353.026; 353.27, subdivisions 2, 3, 3a, 3b, by adding a subdivision; 353.29, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 353.30, subdivision 5; 353.31, subdivisions 1, 1a; 353.32, subdivision 1a; 353.33, subdivisions 1, 3, 12; 353.34, subdivision 3; 353.37, by adding a subdivision; 353.46, subdivision 6; 353.64, subdivision 7; 354.71; 354A.011, subdivision 27; 354A.39; 356.20, subdivision 2; 356.214, subdivision 1; 356.215, subdivisions 8, 11; 356.30, subdivision 3; 356.302, subdivisions 1, 7; 356.303, subdivision 4; 356.32, subdivision 2; 356.401, subdivision 3; 356.407, subdivision 2; 356.431, subdivision 1; 356.465, subdivision 3; 356.64; 356.65, subdivision 2; 356.91; 356.96, subdivision 1; 422A.101, subdivision 3; 422A.26; 473.511, subdivision 3; 473.606, subdivision 5; 475.52, subdivision 6; 480.181, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.63, subdivision 1; 69.011, subdivision 2a; 356.43; 422A.01, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 13a, 17, 18; 422A.02; 422A.03; 422A.04; 422A.05, subdivisions 1, 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2f, 5, 6, 8; 422A.06; 422A.08, subdivisions 1, 5, 5a; 422A.09; 422A.10; 422A.101, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 2a; 422A.11; 422A.12; 422A.13; 422A.14, subdivision 1; 422A.15; 422A.151; 422A.155; 422A.156; 422A.16, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; 422A.17; 422A.18, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7; 422A.19; 422A.20; 422A.21; 422A.22, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 6; 422A.23, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12; 422A.231; 422A.24; 422A.25.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Dittrich; Brown; Rukavina; Greiling; Slawik; Mariani; Poppe; Swails; Anzelc; Haws; Slocum; Laine; Peterson; Lesch; Norton; Newton; Tillberry; Ward; Morgan; Sertich; Bly; Olin; Hortman; Ruud; Gunther; Abeler; Davids; Anderson, P.; Urdahl; Hornstein; Nelson; Lieder; Johnson; Fritz and Gardner introduced:

H. F. 1101, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, section 1; providing for high quality in public education through equitable and adequate funding.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Paymar, Hornstein, Hansen and Clark introduced:

H. F. 1102, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the open alcohol container law to include certain off-road recreational vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169A.35, subdivision 1.

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

Paymar, Mullery, Howes and Clark introduced:

H. F. 1103, A bill for an act relating to civil law; reversing the presumption outside metropolitan areas regarding trespass with recreational motor vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 84.90, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Haws, Gottwalt, Eken, Mariani, Sailer, Bly, Mahoney, Hosch, Thao, Marquart, Reinert, Welti, Lillie, Gunther and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 1104, A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for a grant to administer a statewide program for youth job skills development.

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

Swails; Hornstein; Gardner; Masin; Winkler; Ruud; Slocum; Murphy, E.; Lieder; Scalze; Loeffler and Sterner introduced:

H. F. 1105, A bill for an act relating to taxation; redefining transit taxing district; authorizing tax levy outside existing transit taxing district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.446, subdivisions 2, 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.4461.

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

Hausman and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1106, A bill for an act relating to public finance; providing the St. Paul Port Authority application fee credit toward a future bond sale.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Thao introduced:

H. F. 1107, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring use of broker or coordinator for special transportation services and access transportation services on a statewide basis; modifying criteria for special transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.04, subdivision 14; 256B.0625, subdivision 17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Brod, Kohls and Dean introduced:

H. F. 1108, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; phasing out corporate franchise tax; providing an exclusion for long-term capital gains; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.06, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Eken introduced:

H. F. 1109, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a biofuels production facility in White Earth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Thissen, Abeler, Huntley, Liebling and Thao introduced:

H. F. 1110, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying programs and licensure provisions for services to persons with disabilities; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245A.10, subdivision 3; 245A.11, by adding a subdivision; 245C.04, subdivision 1; 245C.20; 256B.5011, subdivision 2; 256B.5012, subdivisions 4, 6, 7; 256B.5013, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 256D.44, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.5013, subdivision 5; Minnesota Rules, part 9555.6125, subpart 4, item B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Murphy M. by request introduced:

H. F. 1111, A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying various public pension plan provisions; providing for uniformity in various administrative provisions; modifying definitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3A.02, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 3A.03, by adding a subdivision; 3A.04, by adding a subdivision; 3A.115; 11A.08, subdivision 1; 11A.23, subdivisions 1, 2; 352.04, subdivisions 1, 12; 352.061; 352.113, by adding a subdivision; 352.115, by adding a subdivision; 352.12, by adding a subdivision; 352.75, subdivisions 3, 4; 352.911, subdivisions 3, 5; 352.93, by addinga subdivision; 352.931, by adding a subdivision; 352.95, by adding a subdivision; 352B.02, subdivision 1d; 352B.08, by adding a subdivision; 352B.10, by adding a subdivision; 352B.11, by adding a subdivision; 352C.10; 352D.06, subdivision 1; 352D.065, by adding a subdivision; 352D.075, by adding a subdivision; 353.06; 353.27, subdivision 1; 353.29, by adding a subdivision; 353.31, subdivision 1b, by adding a subdivision; 353.33, subdivisions 3b, 7, by adding a subdivision; 353.651, by adding a subdivision; 353.656, subdivision 5a, by adding a subdivision; 353.657, subdivision 3a, by adding a subdivision; 353.665, subdivision 3; 353A.02, subdivisions 14, 23; 353A.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 353A.08, subdivisions 1, 3; 353A.081, subdivision 2; 353A.09, subdivision 1; 353A.10, subdivisions 2, 3; 353E.01, subdivisions 3, 5; 353E.04, by adding a subdivision; 353E.06, by adding a subdivision; 353E.07, by adding a subdivision; 354.07, subdivision 4; 354.33, subdivision 5; 354.35, by adding a subdivision; 354.42, subdivision 1a; 354.44, by adding a subdivision; 354.46, by adding a subdivision; 354.48, by adding a subdivision; 354.55, subdivision 13; 354.70, subdivisions 5, 6; 356.215, subdivisions 1, 11; 356.351, subdivision 2; 490.123, subdivisions 1, 3; 490.124, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 356; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 11A.041; 11A.18; 11A.181; 352.119, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 352B.26, subdivisions 1, 3; 353.271; 353A.02, subdivision 20; 353A.09, subdivisions 2, 3; 354.05, subdivision 26; 354.55, subdivision 14; 354.63; 356.41; 356.431, subdivision 2; 422A.01, subdivision 13; 422A.06, subdivision 4; 490.123, subdivisions 1c, 1e.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Morgan introduced:

H. F. 1112, A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing absentee voting without excuse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.02, subdivision 1; 203B.04, subdivisions 1, 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Morgan introduced:

H. F. 1113, A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing early voting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.022, subdivision 1; 203B.001; 203B.01, by adding a subdivision; 203B.03, subdivision 1; 204C.10; 206.83; 206.89, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 1114, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing capacity requirements for adult foster homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 245A.11, subdivision 2a; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 9555.6165.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Brynaert, Poppe, Seifert, Pelowski and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 1115, A bill for an act relating to higher education; allowing waivers to the policy setting semester credit requirements; amending Laws 2007, chapter 144, article 1, section 4, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1116, A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; making technical changes; limiting certain liability; waiving certain unemployment benefit requirements for dislocated workers; expanding the authorized use of the Minnesota investment fund; modifying unemployment insurance provisions; requiring appeals to be filed online; providing for collection of fees; regulating continued request for unemployment benefits filings; providing administrative penalties; defining and clarifying terms; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 15.75, subdivision 5; 16B.54, subdivision 2; 84.94, subdivision 3; 116J.035, subdivision 6; 116J.401, subdivision 2; 116J.435, subdivisions 2, 3; 116J.68, subdivision 2; 116J.8731, subdivisions 2, 3; 116L.03, subdivision 5; 116L.05, subdivision 5; 116L.871, subdivision 1; 116L.96; 123A.08, subdivision 1; 124D.49, subdivision 3; 241.27, subdivision 1; 248.061, subdivision 3; 248.07, subdivisions 7, 8; 256J.626, subdivision 4; 256J.66, subdivision 1; 268.035, subdivisions 2, 17, by adding subdivisions; 268.042, subdivision 3; 268.043; 268.044, subdivision 2; 268.047, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.051, subdivisions 1, 4; 268.052, subdivision 2; 268.053, subdivision 1; 268.057, subdivisions 4, 5; 268.0625, subdivision 1; 268.066; 268.067; 268.069, subdivision 1; 268.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3b; 268.084; 268.085, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 6, 15; 268.095, subdivisions 1, 2, 6, 10, 11; 268.101, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.103, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 268.105, subdivisions 1, 2, 3a; 268.115, subdivision 5; 268.125, subdivision 5; 268.135, subdivision 4; 268.145, subdivision 1; 268.18, subdivisions 1, 2, 4a; 268.186; 268.196, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.199; 268.211; 268A.06, subdivision 1; 469.169, subdivision 3; 469.321, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 116J.402; 116J.413; 116J.58, subdivision 1; 116J.59; 116J.61; 116J.656; 116L.16; 116L.88; 116U.65; 268.085, subdivision 14; 268.086; 469.329; Minnesota Rules, part 3310.2925.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Falk introduced:

H. F. 1117, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 62, Ortonville.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Gardner, Demmer and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 1118, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying disposition of solid waste management tax revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297H.13, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Kath, Lesch, Hilstrom and Anderson, B. introduced:

H. F. 1119, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending statutes to reflect organizational changes in Bureau of Criminal Apprehension; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.87, subdivision 1; 84.027, subdivision 17; 122A.18, subdivision 8; 123B.03, subdivision 1; 246.13, subdivision 2; 253B.141, subdivision 1; 299C.115; 299C.40, subdivision 1; 299C.46, subdivision 1; 299C.52, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 299C.53, subdivision 1; 299C.62, subdivision 1; 299C.65, subdivisions 1, 5; 299C.68, subdivision 2; 388.24, subdivision 4; 401.065, subdivision 3a; 480.23; 518.165, subdivision 5; 524.5-118, subdivision 2; 611.272; 628.69, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 299C.61, subdivision 8; 299C.67, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Kath, Lesch and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1120, A bill for an act relating to public safety; delineating uses of data in the comprehensive incident-based reporting system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299C.40, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1121, A bill for an act relating to cultural heritage; appropriating money for purposes of Farmamerica.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Juhnke, Magnus, Otremba and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1122, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for agriculture, the Board of Animal Health, veterans, and the military; changing certain agricultural and animal health requirements and programs; establishing a program; eliminating a sunset; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.737, subdivision 1; 3.7371, subdivision 3; 17.03, subdivision 12; 18B.01, subdivision 8, by adding subdivisions; 18B.065, subdivision 2a, by adding subdivisions; 18B.26, subdivision 3; 18E.03, subdivision 2; 28A.085, subdivision 1; 32.394, subdivision 8; 41A.09, subdivisions 2a, 3a; 197.585, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 18B; 41A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 17.49, subdivision 3; 38.02, subdivisions 3, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Murphy M. introduced:

H. F. 1123, A bill for an act relating to retirement; specifying a new process for computing Teachers Retirement Association service credit; authorizing deduction of other benefits received from Teachers Retirement Association refunds; expanding postretirement option program eligibility to include all state employees with Public Employees Retirement Association coverage; revising Public Employees Retirement Association erroneous receipts provision to provide interest on employee contribution overpayments; creating Teachers Retirement Association full actuarial value uncredited military service provision; making administrative revisions and technical corrections in various retirement provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 43A.346, subdivisions 2, 6; 352B.02, subdivisions 1a, 1c; 353.01, subdivision 16; 353.0161, subdivision 1; 353.27, subdivisions 2, 3, 7; 353.33, subdivisions 1, 11, 12, by adding a subdivision; 353.65, subdivisions 2, 3; 353A.08, subdivision 6a; 354.05, by adding subdivisions; 354.091; 354.42, subdivision 2; 354.44, subdivisions 4, 5; 354.47, subdivision 1; 354.48, subdivisions 4, 6; 354.49, subdivision 2; 354.52, subdivisions 2a, 4b, 6, by adding a subdivision; 354.55, subdivision 11; 354.66, subdivision 3; 354A.096; 354A.12, subdivision 2a, by adding a subdivision; 354A.36, subdivision 6; 356.401, subdivision 2; 356.465, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 356.611, subdivisions 3, 4; 356.635, subdivisions 6, 7; 356.96, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 354; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 354.06, subdivision 6; 354.55, subdivision 14.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Murphy M. introduced:

H. F. 1124, A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying correctional state employees retirement plan membership; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 352.91, subdivision 3d.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Eastlund and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 1125, A bill for an act relating to nursing homes; permitting nursing home inspections by nursing home personnel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144A.10, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Eastlund introduced:

H. F. 1126, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying and expanding the conditional release program for nonviolent drug offenders; extending the program's sunset; modifying the mandatory minimum sentence for repeat fifth-degree controlled substance offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 152.025, subdivision 3; 244.055, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 11, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 244.055, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Eastlund, Shimanski, Gottwalt and Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 1127, A bill for an act relating to veterans; clarifying the circumstances under which pay differential applies for deployed National Guard and reserve members who are teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 471.975.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Hortman; Greiling; Clark; Wagenius; Hayden; Murphy E.; Thissen; Kahn; Knuth; Liebling; Carlson; Slocum and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1128, A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring a recycling refund value to be placed on recyclable beverage containers; requiring labeling of beverage containers; providing for refunds for containers returned; requiring payment of unclaimed recycling refunds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.7411, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Murphy M. introduced:

H. F. 1129, A bill for an act relating to retirement; regulating volunteer firefighters' relief associations; reorganizing the defined contribution relief association provisions; recodifying the general volunteer firefighters' relief association law; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 69.031, subdivision 5; 69.771, subdivision 3; 69.772, subdivisions 4, 6; 69.773, subdivision 6; 356.219, subdivision 3; 424A.001, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, by adding subdivisions; 424A.01; 424A.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9a, 9b, 10, 12, 13; 424A.021; 424A.03; 424A.04; 424A.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 424A.06; 424A.07; 424A.08; 424A.10, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 424B.10, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 424B.21; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 420; 424A; 424B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 424A.001, subdivision 7; 424A.02, subdivisions 4, 6, 8a, 8b, 9b; 424A.09; 424B.10, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Persell, Anzelc, Sailer, Howes, Ward and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 1130, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for capital improvements at Bemidji State University.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Bly introduced:

H. F. 1131, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring study and report concerning disclosure of energy use of residential building to owners, purchasers, and renters.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Dill, Anzelc and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 1132, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; eliminating the need to scale cut forest products on state land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 90.031, subdivision 5; 90.061, subdivisions 5, 8; 90.14; 90.151, subdivision 4; 90.181, subdivision 1; 90.221; 90.281; 90.41; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 90.01, subdivision 4; 90.201, subdivision 2; 90.251; 90.252.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Champion and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1133, A bill for an act relating to crime; providing for the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518E.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Kath introduced:

H. F. 1134, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a veterans home in Owatonna.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Solberg, Koenen, Falk and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1135, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing and indexing the medical assistance mileage reimbursement rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, subdivision 18a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Lenczewski and Brod introduced:

H. F. 1136, A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing corporate income tax rate; providing green job incentives; establishing small business investment company credit and job growth investment credit; abolishing political contribution refund; changing rent percentage for purposes of property tax refund; modifying capital equipment sales tax exemption; modifying incentive payment for sustainable forest resource management program; providing a federal update; providing for green job opportunity building zones; providing tax credits; allowing tax benefits; making changes to local government aid, the market value homestead credit, income, franchise, property, sales and use, minerals, and other taxes and tax-related provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 268.19, subdivision 1; 270A.03, subdivision 7; 270B.14, subdivision 3; 270B.15; 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 272.029, subdivision 7; 273.1384, subdivision 4; 289A.02, subdivision 7; 289A.12, by adding a subdivision; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivisions 6, 19, 19a, 19b, 19c, 19d, 29, 31; 290.06, subdivisions 1, 2c, by adding subdivisions; 290.067, subdivisions 1, 2a; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivisions 1, 3; 290.0922, subdivisions 2, 3; 290.095, subdivisions 2, 11; 290A.03, subdivisions 3, 11, 13, 15; 290C.07; 291.005, subdivision 1; 297A.68, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivision 1; 298.285; 477A.0124, by adding a subdivision; 477A.013, subdivision 9, by adding a subdivision; 477A.03, subdivisions 2a, 2b; 477A.12, subdivision 1; 477A.14, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 297I; 469; 477A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.322, subdivision 4; 290.06, subdivision 23; 477A.03, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 1137, A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain provisions governing ballot validity and recounts; imposing a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204C.22, subdivision 13; 204C.35, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 204C.36, subdivision 1; 206.89, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 1138, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; expanding all-terrain vehicle use for purposes of baiting bear; modifying winter trout season in Boundary Waters Canoe Area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.926, subdivisions 2, 4; 97C.395, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 1139, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a renewable energy biofuels demonstration facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1140, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring patient-centered decision-making process before certain procedures are reimbursed under state employee health insurance program and medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 43A.23, subdivision 1; 256B.76, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62U.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1141, A bill for an act relating to health; changing the expiration date for contact lens prescriptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 145.712, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Huntley and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 1142, A bill for an act relating to health; removing an exception to the smoking ban for patients in a locked psychiatric unit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.414, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

McNamara, Hortman, Dill and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1143, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; eliminating Department of Natural Resources programs that duplicate private market activities.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Bigham, Paymar, Kohls, Obermueller and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1144, A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; repealing reports on out-of-state juvenile placement; requiring the Sentencing Guidelines Commission to review its reports; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 260B.199, subdivision 2; 260B.201, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Bigham, Smith, Olin, Lesch and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1145, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying application request for payment of investigative and expert services for indigent defendants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 611.17; 611.21.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Hackbarth, Juhnke, Otremba, Eken and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1146, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a program to allow public walk-in access on private property; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.001, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 86A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Reinert, Davids and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 1147, A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; regulating payday lending; providing penalties and remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 47.60, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 47.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Hilty and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 1148, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a wastewater treatment system in the Big Lake Area Sanitary District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Juhnke and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 1149, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; modifying provisions relating to reduced rate regulation and promotion activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 237.411, subdivision 2; 237.626.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Urdahl, Demmer and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 1150, A bill for an act relating to education finance; reinstating base year funding for regular special education aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 124D.454, subdivisions 2, 3; 125A.76, subdivisions 1, 2, 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Nelson and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 1151, A bill for an act relating to counties; modifying publication requirements for financial statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 375.17, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kahn and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 1152, A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain provisions concerning vacancies in nomination; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.12, subdivision 2; 204B.04, subdivisions 2, 3; 204B.07, subdivision 1; 204B.09, subdivision 1; 204B.11, subdivision 2; 204B.13, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.12, subdivision 2a; 204B.13, subdivisions 4, 5, 6; 204B.41; 204D.169.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Clark, Gunther and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1153, A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; appropriating money for the Metropolitan Economic Development Association.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 1154, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing artisan distilleries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.101, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Magnus and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1155, A bill for an act relating to energy; utilities; modifying certificate of need exemption status for large wind-powered electric generation facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.243, subdivisions 8, 9.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Paymar, Hilstrom, Kohls and Smith introduced:

H. F. 1156, A bill for an act relating to civil law; authorizing referees to preside over conciliation courts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 491A.03, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 1157, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating franchise agreements between outdoor sport equipment dealers, manufacturers, and distributors; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 80G.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Liebling and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1158, A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting fusion candidacies; changing requirements and procedures accordingly; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.03; 204B.04; 204B.06, subdivision 1; 204B.07, subdivision 1; 204B.36, subdivision 2; 204C.21, subdivision 1; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.33, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.12.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Welti, Liebling, Norton and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 1159, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring commissioner to analyze Rochester to Twin Cities high-speed rail corridor in statewide rail plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 174.03, subdivision 1b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 1160, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying parking privileges in van-accessible disability parking places; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 168.021, subdivisions 1, 2; 169.345; 169.346, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 1161, A bill for an act relating to special assessments; expanding county authorization to abate certain improvements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 429.011, subdivision 2a; 429.021, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kath, Paymar, Hilstrom and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 1162, A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing correctional facilities to forward surcharges from offender wages to court or other entity collecting the surcharge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 357.021, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Smith, Paymar, Hilstrom, Hausman and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1163, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money to provide legal advocacy services to human trafficking victims.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Liebling and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1164, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; halting cumulative suspensions; imposing penalty for certain driving after suspension offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.18, subdivision 1; 171.24, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Seifert introduced:

H. F. 1165, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring certain settlements involving the state to be paid to the state general fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.151, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Johnson, Solberg, Slocum, Davids, Smith, Holberg, Olin, Mahoney and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 1166, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating life settlements; providing enforcement; prescribing criminal penalties and civil remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 60A.961; 60A.962; 60A.963; 60A.964; 60A.965; 60A.966; 60A.967; 60A.968; 60A.969; 60A.970; 60A.971; 60A.972; 60A.973; 60A.974.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1167, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the timing for transferring the medical education and research funds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 1168, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing municipal deputy registrar of motor vehicles in city of Farmington.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Rukavina, Sertich, Nelson, Howes and Smith introduced:

H. F. 1169, A bill for an act relating to employment; concerning certain purchases and acquisitions by public employers; concerning required work-related purchases for employees of public employers; establishing purchasing preferences; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Buesgens, Hackbarth, Dean, Zellers and Emmer introduced:

H. F. 1170, A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to reduce the amount of proposed debt in the federal stimulus package.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Jackson introduced:

H. F. 1171, A bill for an act relating to legislation; correcting erroneous, ambiguous, and omitted text and obsolete references; eliminating redundant, conflicting, and superseded provisions; making miscellaneous technical corrections to laws and statutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 2.031, subdivision 2; 3.7393, subdivision 10; 6.67; 13.202, subdivision 3; 13.4967, by adding subdivisions; 13.681, by adding a subdivision; 13.871, subdivision 6; 16A.152, subdivision 2; 16A.19, subdivision 1; 16B.284; 16B.85, subdivision 1; 17.4986, subdivision 2; 58.05, subdivision 3; 62S.292, subdivision 4; 66A.07, subdivision 4; 116V.01, subdivision 3; 122A.31, subdivision 1; 125A.63, subdivision 5; 128B.03, subdivision 7; 144.6501, subdivision 6; 144.966, subdivision 2; 148.01, subdivision 1a; 148.71, subdivision 2; 148.725, subdivision 5; 148C.11, subdivision 3; 160.80, subdivision 1a; 161.125, subdivision 1; 168.09, subdivision 3; 168.27, subdivision 1; 169.18, subdivision 5; 181.985, subdivision 1; 201.081; 216B.241

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Garofalo; Anderson, P.; Dettmer; Murdock; Nornes and Downey introduced:

H. F. 1172, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for early childhood and family, prekindergarten through grade 12, and adult education, including general education, education excellence, special programs, facilities and technology, nutrition and accounting, libraries, early childhood education, prevention, self-sufficiency and lifelong learning, state agencies, and PELRA; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120A.41; 120B.023, subdivision 2; 120B.024; 120B.30, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2; 120B.362; 122A.09, subdivision 4; 122A.18, subdivision 2; 122A.40, subdivision 8; 122A.413, subdivisions 1, 2; 122A.414, subdivisions 1a, 2, 2b, 3, by adding a subdivision; 122A.415, subdivisions 1, 3; 122A.416; 123B.75, subdivision 5; 124D.10, subdivision 13; 124D.11, subdivision 1; 124D.86, subdivision 3; 125A.11, subdivision 1; 125A.76, subdivision 2; 125A.79, subdivisions 1, 8; 125B.26; 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 2a, 34, by adding a subdivision; 127A.441; 127A.45, subdivision

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Dean, Brod, Buesgens,Ward, Nornes, Emmer, Sanders, Cornish, Masin, Simon and Knuth introduced:

H. F. 1173, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing charter school students to participate in the extracurricular activities of their resident district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.36, subdivision 1; 123B.49, subdivision 4; 124D.10, subdivision 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 1174, A bill for an act relating to education finance; defining local education agency for certain special education purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 125A.01; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Peterson introduced:

H. F. 1175, A bill for an act relating to education finance; encouraging school programs offering alternative school year calendars; authorizing grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 124D.12; 124D.126, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Newton, Anzelc, Hilstrom, McFarlane and Haws introduced:

H. F. 1176, A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the health and safety revenue program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.57.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 1177, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating the early graduation achievement scholarship program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.07; 126C.126; 126C.20; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Peterson introduced:

H. F. 1178, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a grant program to provide additional student counseling services in high-need public high schools; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1179, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for prekindergarten through grade 12 education, including general education, education excellence, special programs, libraries, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning; making technical corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.06, subdivision 11; 120A.40; 120B.02; 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.023, subdivision 2; 120B.024; 120B.13, subdivision 1; 120B.30, subdivisions 1, 1a; 120B.31, subdivision 4; 122A.07, subdivisions 2, 3; 122A.31, subdivision 4; 123A.05; 123A.06; 123A.08; 123B.14, subdivision 7; 123B.51, by adding a subdivision; 123B.77, subdivision 3; 123B.81, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 123B.83, subdivision 3; 124D.095, subdivisions 3, 4, 7, 10; 124D.10; 124D.11, subdivision 9; 124D.128, subdivisions 2, 3; 124D.135, subdivision 3; 124D.15, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; 124D.19, subdivisions 10, 14; 124D.522; 124D.60, subdivision 1; 124D.68, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; 125A.11, subdivision 1; 125A.15; 125A.28; 125A.51; 125A.62,

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Hortman introduced:

H. F. 1180, A bill for an act relating to state government; changing data practices provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.06, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, by adding subdivisions; 13.43, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; 13.64; 16B.97, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.06, subdivision 2; Minnesota Rules, part 1205.1800.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Olin introduced:

H. F. 1181, A bill for an act relating to courts; increasing the conciliation court civil claim limit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 491A.01, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Bly, Falk, Paymar and Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1182, A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; repealing certain exemptions for public service corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 117.225; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 117.189.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Smith and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1183, A bill for an act relating to family law; changing certain child custody and support provisions and presumptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 518.17, subdivisions 2, 3; 518.175, subdivision 5; 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 Justice.

Champion and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1184, A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; modifying provisions governing expungement of eviction records; requiring landlords to provide receipt for rent paid with cash; modifying tenant rights to possession; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 484.014, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 504B.285, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Masin and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1185, A bill for an act relating to child support; adding a requirement for full compliance with payment agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 518A.64; 518A.65; 518A.66; 518A.67; 518A.68; 518A.72, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1186, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a center for legislative educational analysis research and navigation in the next generation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1187, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a commission; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Winkler, Ward, Kelliher, Mariani, Greiling, Loeffler, Davnie and Brynaert introduced:

H. F. 1188, A bill for an act relating to education; pursuing E-16 reforms to improve and expand opportunities for all students to attain educational success; establishing E-16 advisory subcommittees.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 1189, A bill for an act relating to municipalities; authorizing the city of Sleepy Eye to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within district subject to reverse referendum; requiring adoption of street improvement plan; authorizing collection of fees.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mariani, Hornstein and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 1190, A bill for an act relating to procurement by the state and political subdivisions; modifying motor vehicle purchasing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16C.135, by adding a subdivision; 136F.581, subdivision 1; 169.011, by adding a subdivision; 471.345, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Hortman introduced:

H. F. 1191, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; highways; modifying provisions relating to loans to acquire highway right-of-way in the metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.167, subdivision 2a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Brod introduced:

H. F. 1192, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring closure of Trunk Highway 19 in New Prague for the Dozinky Festival.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Koenen; Anderson, B.; Murphy, M.; Anzelc and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1193, A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of various claims; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Downey; Brod; Garofalo; Demmer; Loon; Anderson, S.; Zellers; Kohls; Urdahl; Cornish; Lanning; Kelly; Sanders; Shimanski; Kiffmeyer; Eastlund; Hamilton and Mack introduced:

H. F. 1194, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing green job incentives; providing for green job opportunity building zones; providing small business investment company and job growth investment tax credits; allowing tax benefits; making conforming changes; defining terms; allowing biomethane energy projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216B.241, by adding a subdivision; 216B.2411; 268.19, subdivision 1; 270B.14, subdivision 3; 270B.15; 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 272.029, subdivision 7; 289A.12, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 29; 290.06, subdivision 2c, by adding subdivisions; 290.067, subdivision 1; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.0922, subdivisions 2, 3; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 297I; 469.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Lanning; Marquart; Pelowski; Dettmer; Nelson; Tillberry; Haws; Poppe; Anderson, P.; Hamilton; Torkelson; Loeffler; Koenen; Dittrich and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 1195, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing mandate relief; establishing the Legislative Commission on Mandate Reform; abolishing levy limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.842, subdivision 4a; 3.843; 6.80, by adding a subdivision; 16C.28, subdivision 1a; 123B.10, subdivision 1; 134.34, subdivision 4; 275.065, subdivisions 3, 6; 306.243, by adding a subdivision; 344.18; 365.28; 373.052, subdivision 1; 375.194, subdivision 5; 383A.75, subdivision 3; 429.041, subdivisions 1, 2; 446A.086, subdivision 8; 465.719, subdivision 9; 469.015; 471.61, subdivision 2b; 473.13, subdivision 1; 641.12, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 14; 275; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 275.065, subdivisions 5a, 6b, 6c, 8, 9, 10; 275.71; 275.72; 275.73; 275.74.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Gottwalt, Torkelson, Koenen, Otremba and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 1196, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting sex selection abortions; providing criminal and civil penalties ; reporting requirement established; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Smith introduced:

H. F. 1197, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Human Cloning Prohibition Act; providing civil and criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Davnie, Hayden, Clark, Bly, Newton, Bigham, Morgan, Mariani, Reinert, Greiling, Slawik and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 1198, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for harassment, bullying, intimidation, and violence policies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 121A.03; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 121A.0695.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Lesch, Olin and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1199, A bill for an act relating to crime; defining felony domestic assault and domestic assault by strangulation as crimes of violence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 624.712, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 1200, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing two licenses.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Marquart, Pelowski, Nelson, Dittrich and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1201, A bill for an act relating to local government; creating the Council on Local Results and Innovation; encouraging local governments to develop performance measurement programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Masin, Atkins, Sterner, Shimanski and Davids introduced:

H. F. 1202, A bill for an act relating to creditors remedies; regulating exemptions; modifying certain dollar amounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 550.37, subdivisions 10, 23.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Falk introduced:

H. F. 1203, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to city of Benson to reconstruct a city street.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1204, A bill for an act relating to transportation; restricting weight limits on the Stillwater Lift Bridge.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1205, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Stillwater flood control levee project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Simon introduced:

H. F. 1206, A bill for an act relating to elections; campaign finance; providing contribution limits for judicial candidates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10A.27, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Slocum, Persell, Champion, Gunther and Clark introduced:

H. F. 1207, A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; appropriating money for opportunities industrialization centers.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 1208, A bill for an act relating to arts; creating regional capital fund for arts organizations; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 129D.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Demmer, Hortman, Beard, Bigham, Holberg and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 1209, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; removing expiration date relating to corporate deputy registrars; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.33, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Urdahl and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 1210, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Little Crow Transit Way; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Ruud; Abeler; Hayden; Hosch; Murphy, E., and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 1211, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring coverage for interpreter services; establishing an interpreter services work group; requiring reports; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Brown, Fritz, Buesgens, Greiling and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1212, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying deaf or hard of hearing resource center +provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 125A.63, subdivisions 2, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Hortman, Cornish, Lesch, Bigham and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1213, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying the prostitution penalty enhancement provision for repeat offenders; broadening the prostitution in a public place crime; making driving records relating to prostitution offenses public for repeat offenders and ensuring that they are available to law enforcement for first-time offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.321, by adding a subdivision; 609.324, subdivisions 2, 3, 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1214, A bill for an act relating to real property; clarifying eviction provisions; modifying provisions governing contracts for deed; regulating contracts for deed involving residential property and residential leases with an option to purchase; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 504B.285, subdivision 1; 507.235, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 559.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Koenen, Morrow, Hornstein, Beard, Hamilton, Lieder and Magnus introduced:

H. F. 1215, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for a subtraction of certain railroad track maintenance expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 19d; 290.091, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Koenen, Morrow, Hornstein, Beard, Magnus, Lieder and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1216, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a credit for railroad track maintenance; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Gardner, Bigham, Knuth, Sailer and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1217, A bill for an act relating to solid waste; requiring a product stewardship program operated by drug producers to collect and dispose of unwanted drugs; providing civil penalties; creating an account; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Lillie, Kahn, Lanning, Hilstrom and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 1218, A bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying state labor contracts.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kahn; Thao; Rukavina; Simon; Murphy, E.; Hornstein; Winkler; Thissen; Paymar; Loeffler; Ruud; Hilty; Huntley; Mahoney; Lillie; Slocum; Bly; Tillberry; Clark; Laine; Davnie; Mullery; Greiling; Mariani; Johnson; Hansen; Kelliher; Hausman; Champion; Lesch; Carlson; Newton; Atkins; Hilstrom and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 1219, A bill for an act relating to state employees; requiring that health insurance benefits be made available to domestic partners of state employees if they are also made available to spouses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 43A.02, by adding a subdivision; 43A.24, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Abeler, Greiling, Mariani and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1220, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying report by school boards to the commissioner; requiring evidence of student achievement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.11, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Bunn and Dean introduced:

H. F. 1221, A bill for an act relating to transportation; bridges; establishing Stillwater lift bridge endowment account; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 165.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Abeler, Newton, Dittrich, Murdock, Urdahl and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 1222, A bill for an act relating to education finance; indexing equalizing factors for the debt service and referendum equalization aid programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 126C.17, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Bigham, Hilstrom and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 1223, A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; requiring the Sentencing Guidelines Commission to review its reports.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Mullery; Rukavina; McFarlane; Gunther; Mahoney; Seifert; Smith; Lieder; Murphy, M.; Greiling; Carlson; Thao; Hayden and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1224, A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; establishing state policy on disproportionate minority contact in juvenile justice system; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Masin, Kelliher, Thissen, Greiling, Brynaert, Liebling, Hausman, Laine, Tillberry, Persell, Johnson, Solberg and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1225, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for an independent Office of Strategic and Long-Range Planning; transferring duties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 4A.01; 4A.02; 4A.06.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Thao; Abeler; Ruud; Hayden; Murphy, E.; Fritz and Laine introduced:

H. F. 1226, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing licensure and practice limitations for an oral health practitioner; establishing fees; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 150A.01, by adding a subdivision; 150A.05, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 150A.06, subdivisions 2d, 5, 6, by adding subdivisions; 150A.08, subdivisions 1, 3a, 5; 150A.09, subdivisions 1, 3; 150A.091, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 8, 10; 150A.10, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 150A.11, subdivision 4; 150A.12; 150A.21, subdivisions 1, 4; 151.01, subdivision 23; 151.37, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 150A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 150A.061.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Rukavina, Mahoney, Clark and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1227, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; conforming Minnesota law to the requirements necessary to receive federal stimulus funds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 268.035, subdivisions 4, as amended, 23a; 268.07, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.095, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Hortman, Smith and Kalin introduced:

H. F. 1228, A bill for an act relating to estates and trusts; updating the Uniform Probate Code; adopting the Uniform Estate Tax Apportionment Act, the Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act, the Uniform Power of Attorney Act, and the Uniform Multiple-Person Accounts Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 524.1-201; 524.2-102; 524.2-103; 524.2-104; 524.2-114; 524.2-115; 524.2-202; 524.2-403; 524.2-502; 524.2-504; 524.2-705; 524.3-406; 524.3-916; 524.8-101; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapters 523A; 524A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 501B.86; 523.01; 523.02; 523.03; 523.04; 523.05; 523.06; 523.07; 523.075; 523.08; 523.09; 523.10; 523.11; 523.12; 523.13; 523.131; 523.14; 523.15; 523.16; 523.17; 523.18; 523.19; 523.20; 523.21; 523.22; 523.23; 523.24; 524.2-108; 524.6-201; 524.6-202; 524.6-203; 524.6-204; 524.6-205; 524.6-206; 524.6-207; 524.6-208; 524.6-209; 524.6-210; 524.6-211; 524.6-212; 524.6-213; 524.6-214; 525.532.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1229, A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying the restrictions on service of election judges; modifying the creation of election judge appointment lists; limiting requirements for use of lists of election judges prepared by major political parties; authorizing the appointment of additional election judges; eliminating requirements for election judges to initial ballots before use; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.19, subdivision 2; 204B.21, subdivisions 1, 2; 204C.09; 204C.13, subdivision 5; 204C.18, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1230, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring enhanced access to voter registration records and records of returned absentee ballots on the World Wide Web; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.081; 203B.08, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 1231, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money from dedicated funds for natural resource and cultural heritage purposes.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Abeler and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1232, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting certain factors for evaluating health care provider performance; adding a statement to health plan issued identification cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62J.60, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.101.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Abeler; Norton; Thissen; Murphy, E.; Slawik; Peterson and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 1233, A bill for an act relating to human services; directing commissioner to rank individuals on waiting lists for developmental disabilities waivered services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.49, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Abeler; Loeffler; Norton; Murphy, E., and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 1234, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring medication therapy management services under certain conditions; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Hilstrom, Lesch, Olin and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 1235, A bill for an act relating to public safety; including certain factors that are not elements of the crime of conviction when determining aggravated sentencing departures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 244.10, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Koenen, Seifert and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 1236, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a veterans cemetery in Redwood County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Eken introduced:

H. F. 1237, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying state park permit requirements; modifying authority to operate state monuments and establish secondary units; eliminating liquor service at John A. Latsch State Park; providing for establishment of boater waysides; modifying watercraft operation requirements; providing for appeals and enforcement of certain civil penalties; providing for taking wild animals to protect public safety; providing for notice of changes to public waters inventory; modifying critical habitat plate eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 85.053, subdivision 3; 85.054, by adding subdivisions; 85.21; 86A.05, by adding a subdivision; 86A.08, subdivision 1; 86A.09, subdivision 1; 86B.311, by adding a subdivision; 97A.321; 103G.201; 168.1296, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.0505, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 1238, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying refund provisions; modifying certain definitions; modifying publication requirements; modifying restrictions in migratory feeding and resting areas; providing certain exemptions from local law; modifying wild animal and fish taking, possession, and licensing requirements; authorizing certain fees; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 17.4981; 17.4988, subdivision 3; 84.788, subdivision 11; 84.798, subdivision 10; 84.82, subdivision 11; 84.922, subdivision 12; 86B.415, subdivision 11; 97A.015, subdivision 39; 97A.051, subdivision 2; 97A.095, subdivision 2; 97A.137, by adding a subdivision; 97A.445, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 97A.451, subdivision 3; 97A.475, subdivisions 3, 11, 12, 29; 97A.525, subdivision 1; 97B.041; 97B.086; 97B.111, subdivision 1; 97B.651; 97C.355, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 97A.525, subdivision 2; 97C.405; Laws 2008, chapter 368, article 2, section 25.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Hayden, Abeler and Clark introduced:

H. F. 1239, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing eligibility for group residential housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256I.04, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Eken, Persell, Clark, Sailer and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1240, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a volunteer working group on Native language revitalization and preservation; providing for appointments; requiring a report; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Solberg and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 1241, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing utility transition aid to counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 477A.16, subdivisions 1, 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Seifert introduced:

H. F. 1242, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing Brandon's law; implementing procedures for investigating missing person cases; establishing the Minnesota Clearinghouse for Missing Persons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.82, subdivision 23; 299C.51; 299C.52; 299C.53; 299C.54; 299C.55; 299C.56; 299C.565; 390.25, subdivision 2; 626.8454; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Obermueller, Mahoney, Hornstein, Gunther and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 1243, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for redevelopment; authorizing bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116J.575, subdivision 1a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Huntley; Reinert; Murphy, M., and Hilty introduced:

H. F. 1244, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for a day training and habilitation provider in St. Louis County; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Simon, Rosenthal, Bigham, Hilstrom, Paymar, Zellers and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1245, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending provisions relating to domestic abuse; expanding definition of family or household member; providing for statewide application and expanded use of domestic abuse no contact orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 518B.01, subdivisions 2, 20, 22.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Urdahl; Anderson, P.; Davids; Rukavina; Shimanski; Torkelson; Drazkowski; Holberg; Magnus; Demmer; McNamara and Dill introduced:

H. F. 1246, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; providing that speed in excess of ten miles per hour over speed limit of 60 miles per hour does not go on driver's driving record; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 171.12, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Kalin, Rosenthal, Simon and Holberg introduced:

H. F. 1247, A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying private equity investment data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.3215.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Hortman by request introduced:

H. F. 1248, A bill for an act relating to government data practices; restricting access to data that identify victims or witnesses in active criminal investigations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.82, subdivision 17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Murphy, E.; Thao; Fritz; Brod; Otremba; Greiling; Hosch; Abeler; Loeffler and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1249, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing licensure for medical laboratory science professionals; creating the Board of Medical Laboratory Science; establishing fees; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148F.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Hornstein; Murphy, E.; Falk; Hilty; Hortman; Newton; Kahn and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 1250, A bill for an act relating to transportation; regulating electric vehicle infrastructure; establishing incentives for adoption and use of electric vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 116D.04, by adding a subdivision; 160.93, subdivisions 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 169.011, by adding subdivisions; 216B.02, subdivision 4; 326B.106, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 325F; 471.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Pelowski by request introduced:

H. F. 1251, A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing the economic development authority to become a member of a limited liability company; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.101, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Anderson, S. and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1252, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring a vote to increase optional student fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 136F.06, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Abeler and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 1253, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing managed care plans and county-based purchasing plans to offer supplemental health plans to MinnesotaCare enrollees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.69, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Murphy, E.; Johnson; Lesch; Thao and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1254, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; extending the years the city of St. Paul can use sales tax revenue to pay the principal of certain bonds; clarifying use of certain unexpended funds; modifying the process for application and review of proposals under the neighborhood program; amending Laws 1993, chapter 375, article 9, section 46, subdivision 2, as amended, by adding a subdivision; Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 8, section 37, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Seifert introduced:

H. F. 1255, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP eligibility; modifying GA eligibility; eliminating general assistance medical care and MinnesotaCare eligibility for persons convicted of crimes of violence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256D.024, by adding a subdivision; 256D.03, subdivision 3; 256J.26, by adding a subdivision; 256L.04, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1256, A bill for an act relating to education finance; defining a locally controlled process for establishing hazardous pupil transportation zones; authorizing a levy for certain hazardous pupil transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1257, A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying nexus to impose tax on pass-through interests of nonresident individuals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.014, subdivision 2; 290.17, subdivision 2; 291.005, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1258, A bill for an act relating to taxation; imposing a gift tax and coordinating the tax with the estate tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 291.005, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 292.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Sailer; Hausman; Greiling; Howes; Anderson, P.; Knuth; Kalin; Slawik; Brynaert and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 1259, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for grants for the installation of solar energy projects in K-12 public schools.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Sailer; Greiling; Knuth; Anderson, P.; Howes; Kalin; McNamara; Brynaert and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 1260, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for grants for installation of solar energy projects in K-12 public schools.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Dittrich, Marquart, Loeffler, Poppe, Pelowski and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 1261, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for state property tax system benchmarks, critical indicators, and principles; establishing a property tax working group; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 477A.03, subdivision 2b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1262, A bill for an act relating to water treatment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Goodview.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mahoney; Murphy, E.; Johnson; Lesch and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1263, A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; forgiving repayments on a loan to finance the St. Paul RiverCentre; authorizing local bonds to expand the Minnesota event district; amending Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 23, subdivision 6, as amended.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hilstrom, Cornish, Bigham and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1264, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the trespass crime to prohibit entry into areas cordoned off by peace officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.605, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1265, A bill for an act relating to elections; expanding the use of mail balloting; providing a later opening time for voting on election days; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.45, subdivision 1; 204C.05, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1266, A bill for an act relating to elections; limiting requirements for use of lists of election judges prepared by major political parties; eliminating requirements for election judges to initial ballots before use; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.21, subdivision 2; 204C.09; 204C.13, subdivision 5; 204C.18, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1267, A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; authorizing the issuance of local bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Paymar, Eastlund, Winkler, Poppe and Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1268, A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing use of state space for employee fitness and wellness activities; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16B.24, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Paymar, Lesch and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1269, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring that reports to the legislature submitted by criminal justice agencies be submitted only electronically; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.195, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Paymar, Smith and Eastlund introduced:

H. F. 1270, A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring development of pilot project for short-term offender commitments; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Abeler; Norton; Thissen; Murphy, E.; Peterson and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 1271, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a performance measure of certain health care treatments; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256.01, subdivision 2b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Loeffler and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 1272, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing that interference with an emergency call disqualifies an offender from possessing a firearm; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.78, subdivisions 2, 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Rosenthal, Simon, Cornish, Hilstrom, Paymar, Ruud, Slawik, Nelson, Loeffler, Ward and Sterner introduced:

H. F. 1273, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the time frame in which an officer can arrest a person who has committed domestic abuse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 629.341, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Rosenthal, Hilstrom, Kohls, Cornish, Lesch and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1274, A bill for an act relating to public safety; designating Statewide Radio Board as Minnesota's State Interoperability Executive Committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 403.36, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 403.36, subdivision 1f.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1275, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying sewage treatment systems provisions; changing terminology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115.55, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 5b, 6, 9; 115.56, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115.55, subdivision 10; 115.56, subdivision 2a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Norton introduced:

H. F. 1276, A bill for an act relating to health and human services; relieving counties of certain mandates; allowing counties to place children for treatment in bordering states; modifying county payment of funeral expenses; modifying certain nursing facility rules; providing an alternative licensing method for day training and habilitation services; accepting certain independent audits; modifying renewal notice requirements; modifying health care program information that school district or charter school must provide; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62Q.37, subdivision 3; 144A.04, subdivision 11, by adding a subdivision; 144A.45, subdivision 1; 245.4882, subdivisions 1, 2; 245.4885, subdivision 1a; 245A.09, subdivision 7; 256.935; 256.962, subdivisions 6, 7; 256B.0625, subdivision 41; 256B.0915, subdivision 3h; 256B.0945, subdivision 1; 256F.13, subdivision 1; 260C.212, subdivisions 4a, 11; 261.035; 471.61, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 4668.0110, subpart 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1277, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; motor vehicle sales tax; eliminating sales tax and motor vehicle sales tax on purchases of public safety equipment by local police and fire departments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.70, subdivisions 1, 3; 297B.03.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Sterner, Solberg and Koenen introduced:

H. F. 1278, A bill for an act relating to counties; providing for appointment and consolidation of certain county offices, subject to notice, hearing, reverse referendum; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 375A.10, subdivision 5; 375A.12, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 382.01.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Paymar and Kohls introduced:

H. F. 1279, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring annual appropriation of money in Bureau of Criminal Apprehension account to commissioner of public safety; revising employment positions covered by correctional state employees retirement plan of the Minnesota State Retirement System; modifying the vesting period for a retirement annuity for the correctional state employees retirement plan; permitting a service credit transfer to the general state employees retirement plan by certain correctional employees; appropriating money for the courts, public defenders, public safety, corrections, and other criminal justice agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.29, subdivision 2; 352.72, subdivision 1; 352.90; 352.91, subdivisions 1, 3h; 352.93, subdivisions 1, 2a, 4, by adding a subdivision; 356.30, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 352.91, subdivisions 2, 2a, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f, 3g, 3i, 4a, 4b, 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Westrom; Falk; Seifert; Peppin; Brod; Downey; Beard; Hackbarth; Murdock; Nornes; Gunther; Davids; Torkelson; Drazkowski; Zellers; Eastlund; Shimanski; Kelly; Kiffmeyer; Dettmer; Demmer; Scott; Urdahl; Anderson, P., and Anderson, B. introduced:

H. F. 1280, A bill for an act relating to public safety; transferring control of the Minnesota correctional facility - Moose Lake from the commissioner of corrections to the commissioner of human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to use the Moose Lake facility to house civilly committed sex offenders; requiring the commissioner of corrections to house offenders in private prisons; establishing standards to compare private and state-funded prisons; requiring third-party evaluation of public and private persons.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Koenen introduced:

H. F. 1281, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring in-state tuition status for veterans; requiring the creation of course equivalency guides for military coursework; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 135A.04; 135A.08, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1282, A bill for an act relating to elections; imposing additional requirements on polling place challengers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 204C.07, subdivisions 3a, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 1283, A bill for an act relating to elections; updating certain ballot and voting system requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103C.305, subdivision 3; 126C.17, subdivision 9; 203B.125; 204B.18; 204B.28, subdivision 2; 204C.08; 204C.13, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 204C.19, subdivision 2; 204C.20, subdivisions 1, 2; 204C.21; 204C.22, subdivisions 3, 4, 6, 7, 10; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.25; 204C.26; 204C.27; 204C.28, subdivision 3; 204D.03, subdivision 3; 204D.05, subdivision 3; 204D.07; 204D.08; 204D.09, subdivision 2; 204D.10, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.11, subdivision 1; 204D.12; 204D.13; 204D.16; 204D.165; 204D.25, subdivision 1; 205.17, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 205A.08, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 206.56, subdivision 3; 206.83; 206.84, subdivision 3; 206.86, subdivision 6; 206.90, subdivisions 9, 10; 208.04; 275.60; 447.32, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204C; 204D; 205; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.36; 204B.37; 204B.38; 204B.39; 204B.42; 204C.13, subdivision 4; 204C.20, subdivision 3; 204C.23; 204D.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 204D.11, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 204D.14, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.15, subdivisions 1, 3; 205.17, subdivision 2; 206.56, subdivision 5; 206.61, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 206.62; 206.84, subdivisions 1, 6, 7; 206.86, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 206.90, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, 7, 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 1284, A bill for an act relating to elections; changing and clarifying certain provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.02, subdivision 3; 203B.04, subdivision 1; 203B.06, subdivision 5; 203B.19; 204B.04, subdivision 2; 204B.135, subdivision 4; 204B.22, subdivisions 1, 2; 204B.27, subdivision 3; 204C.12, subdivision 2; 204C.35, subdivision 2; 204C.36, subdivisions 3, 4; 204D.10, subdivision 1; 204D.20, subdivision 1; 205.07, by adding a subdivision; 205.075, subdivision 1; 205A.05, subdivision 1; 205A.11, subdivision 3; 208.03; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 205A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.22; 204B.22, subdivision 3; 204D.10, subdivision 2; 206.57, subdivision 7; 206.91.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Persell, Scalze and Howes introduced:

H. F. 1285, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; eliminating managed forests for purposes of off-highway vehicle travel; modifying forest classification requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 84.926, subdivisions 2, 4; Laws 2003, chapter 128, article 1, section 167, subdivision 1, as amended.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Gardner by request introduced:

H. F. 1286, A bill for an act relating to veterans; extending eligibility for certain free fish and game licenses for disabled veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97A.441, subdivisions 5, 6, 6a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 1287, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying decoy restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.811, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.811, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Murphy, E. and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1288, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use tax administration; notification of change requirements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Rukavina, Solberg, Juhnke, Olin and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1289, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring probable cause for spot inspection of motor vehicles by state troopers; repealing provision for implied consent to inspection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.771, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.771, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Huntley and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 1290, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to the Duluth Children's Museum to purchase land, renovate historic buildings, construct, furnish, and equip a new children's museum.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Lesch and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 1291, A bill for an act relating to taxation; the city of St. Paul; housing and redevelopment authority; establishing central corridor light rail transit project area; extending the duration of certain tax increment districts.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 1292, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; transferring a 2005 appropriation to the city of Rushford for a nanotechnology facility to a community center project; amending Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivision 11, as amended.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Loeffler and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1293, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying emergency medical transport provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.604, subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.604, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1294, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating certain sales on Sunday; removing statutory prohibitions against off-sale intoxicating liquor sales and the sales of certain motor vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 168.27, subdivision 12; 340A.504, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 168.275; 168.276.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Thao, Juhnke, Johnson, Mahoney, Lesch and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 1295, A bill for an act relating to veterans; extending veterans benefits to allied soldiers from Vietnam and Laos who assisted the United States armed forces during the Vietnam War; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Mullery, Tillberry, Nelson and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1296, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; housing replacement districts; allowing additional authority to spend increments for housing replacement district plans; authorizing the city of Brooklyn Park to establish housing replacement districts; eliminating the local contribution requirement for housing replacement districts; reauthorizing the cities of St. Paul and Fridley to use special laws for housing replacement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.1763, subdivision 2; Laws 1995, chapter 264, article 5, sections 44, subdivision 4, as amended; 45, subdivision 1, as amended.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Winkler, Beard, Simon and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1297, A bill for an act relating to local government; amending the municipal boundary adjustment law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.02, subdivision 11; 394.33, subdivision 1; 414.01, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 414.011, by adding a subdivision; 414.031, subdivision 4; 414.0325, subdivision 3; 414.033, subdivisions 2, 12; 414.0333; 414.036; 414.041, subdivisions 3, 5; 414.061, subdivisions 4, 5; 462.357, subdivision 1; 462.358, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 414.02; 414.031, subdivision 1a; 414.0325, subdivision 1a; 414.033, subdivisions 10, 13; 414.08; 462.3535; 462.3585; 572A.03, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 1298, A bill for an act relating to public finance; providing terms and conditions relating to issuance of obligations and financing of public improvements; modifying restrictions on mail elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.46; 360.036, subdivision 2; 366.095, subdivision 1; 373.01, subdivision 3; 373.40, subdivision 1; 373.47, subdivision 1; 375.18, subdivision 3; 383B.117, subdivision 2; 410.32; 412.301; 428A.02, subdivision 1; 428A.03, subdivision 1; 428A.08; 428A.09; 428A.10; 469.005, subdivision 1; 469.034, subdivision 2; 469.040, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 471.191, subdivision 1; 475.67, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 428A.101; 428A.21.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 1299, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment, natural resources, and energy; establishing fees; providing for disposition of certain fees; modifying certain insurance form requirements; modifying and establishing assessments for certain regulatory expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 45.027, subdivision 1; 60A.315, subdivision 6; 61A.02, subdivisions 2, 2a; 61A.072, subdivision 11; 70A.06, subdivision 2; 84.415, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 84.63; 84.631; 84.632; 85.015, subdivision 1b; 85.019, by adding a subdivision; 93.481, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 7; 97A.075, subdivision 1; 103G.301, subdivisions 2, 3; 115A.1314, subdivision 2; 216B.62, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, by adding subdivisions; 237.295, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 93; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 60A.315, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Laws 2008, chapter 363, article 5, section 30.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Persell, Howes and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 1300, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for bridge design and construction on the Paul Bunyan Trail.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hilstrom, Olin, Bigham, Fritz and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 1301, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying authority of apprehension and detention orders outside county that issued the order; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 401.025, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Johnson, Hausman, Paymar, Lesch and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1302, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for improvements of the National Great River 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 Finance.

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 1303, A bill for an act relating to gambling; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XIII to authorize a casino; imposing a tax on gambling revenue; providing for construction of a new stadium; authorizing sale of revenue bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, 6; 299L.01, subdivision 4; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.404, by adding a subdivision; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349.31, by adding a subdivision; 541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349B; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473J.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Faust introduced:

H. F. 1304, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring coverage for certain anti-epileptic drugs; prohibiting pharmacists from substituting anti-epileptic drugs without consent; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q; 151.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Emmer introduced:

H. F. 1305, A bill for an act relating to impaired driving; eliminating the pretrial application of certain civil sanctions for impaired driving, including administrative license revocation, vehicle license plate impoundment, and vehicle forfeiture; restructuring postconviction driver's license revocation periods, including work permits, restricted driver's licenses, and B-cards; authorizing a payable fine for misdemeanor impaired driving offenses; establishing requirements for abstinence and rehabilitation for multiple repeat impaired driving offenders; specifying rules governing the introduction at trial of computer source code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.91; 86B.331; 169A.20, subdivision 2; 169A.44, subdivision 2; 169A.45, by adding a subdivision; 169A.47; 169A.50; 169A.52; 169A.54, subdivisions 1, 10; 169A.55; 169A.60; 169A.63; 169A.75; 171.30; 609.101, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169A.276, subdivision 3; 169A.53; 171.165, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1306, A bill for an act relating to pet animals; requiring a notice for retail sales of cocoa bean shell mulch; 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 Labor.

Murphy, E.; Hosch; Fritz and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1307, A bill for an act relating to human services; directing ombudsman for long-term care to expand volunteer ombudsman program; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Norton, Thissen, Gottwalt, Abeler, Huntley and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 1308, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring uniform technology and data standards for local public health agencies; appropriating money from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62J.495, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Lieder, Beard, Hornstein, Morrow and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 1309, A bill for an act relating to transportation appropriations; appropriating money for transportation, Metropolitan Council, and public safety activities and programs; providing for fund transfers, contingent appropriations, and tort claims; providing for various fees and accounts; reducing appropriation for bridge collapse and other highway construction projects for fiscal year 2009; making technical and clarifying changes; amending Laws 2008, chapter 152, article 1, section 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Seifert by request introduced:

H. F. 1310, A bill for an act relating to pupil transportation; requiring crossing arms on school buses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.57, subdivision 6; 169.447, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Howes introduced:

H. F. 1311, A bill for an act relating to contracts; regulating construction contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 337.10, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Lesch, Lanning, Hosch and Laine introduced:

H. F. 1312, A bill for an act relating to public safety; continuing and expanding the homeless outreach grant program; appropriating money; 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 Policy and Oversight.

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1313, A bill for an act relating to human services, allocating wages paid to patients of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 246B.05, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 246B.06, subdivisions 1, 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1314, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; changing provisions on licensure of nutritionists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 148.624, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 148.627, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1315, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring state prepaid health care programs to contract for services on a single-plan basis; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.69, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1316, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Stillwater flood control; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Bly, Kath, Tillberry and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1317, A bill for an act relating to education; enlisting retired teachers to help support newly licensed teachers in developing their teaching practice and improving students' learning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.413, subdivision 2; 122A.60, subdivisions 1a, 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1318, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring commissioner to establish a MinnesotaCare demonstration project to allow flexibility in the delivery of benefits; requiring a health benefits account to be established for each demonstration project participant; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256L.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 1319, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Big Lake Regional Ice Center.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Swails, Peppin, Hosch, Abeler, Winkler, Lanning and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 1320, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting pharmacists from substituting epilepsy drugs without prior consent and notification; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Clark, Kahn, Huntley and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1321, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting the taking of mourning doves; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 97A.015, subdivision 24; 97B.731, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 1322, A bill for an act relating to health information technology; creating certain requirements for the use of federal funding; requiring legislative approval of a plan; limiting the appropriation of federal funds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Rukavina and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 1323, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for water plant improvements in the city of Hoyt Lakes; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1324, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing the commissioner of education to waive the General Education Development (GED) test fee under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.55.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Doty, Ward and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 1325, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the county geologic atlas program.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Rukavina, Clark, Mahoney and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 1326, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; establishing an emergency employment development program; providing wage subsidies; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 1327, A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying early retirement initiative; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 356.351, subdivisions 1, 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Thissen; Lanning; Murphy, E.; Bly; Abeler; Mullery; Hayden; Davnie; Kahn and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1328, A bill for an act relating to public health; addressing youth violence as a public health problem; coordinating and aligning prevention and intervention programs addressing risk factors of youth violence; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Hosch introduced:

H. F. 1329, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying personal care assistance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144A.44, subdivision 2; 256B.0655, subdivisions 1b, 1g, 2, 3, 7; 626.556, subdivision 3c, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Benson and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1330, A bill for an act relating to education; directing the state of Minnesota to end participation in the No Child Left Behind Act.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Benson introduced:

H. F. 1331, A bill for an act relating to education finance; adjusting the qualification criteria for the alternative facilities bonding and levy program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.59, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Benson, Ward and Clark introduced:

H. F. 1332, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to food shelves and for food stamp outreach.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 1333, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the additional financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of certain obligations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1334, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance treatment of certain life insurance policies; modifying rates nursing facilities may charge private paying residents; authorizing payment for certain long-term care employer health insurance costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245A.11, subdivision 2; 256B.441, by adding a subdivision; 256B.48, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Gunther and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1335, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for waste water treatment piping in the city of Winnebago; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1336, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income taxes; providing for a small wind turbine investment tax credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mahoney, Lesch and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 1337, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for redevelopment of the former 3M site in St. Paul.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Norton; Murphy, E.; Brod and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1338, A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the definition for standard reference compendia; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62Q.525, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Ruud, Sterner, Davnie and Benson introduced:

H. F. 1339, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying provisions governing operation of wireless communications device while operating motor vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.475; 171.05, subdivision 2b; 171.055, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.443, subdivision 9.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Mariani and Norton introduced:

H. F. 1340, A bill for an act relating to education; creating an alternative teacher preparation program and a resident teacher license for qualified nontraditional candidates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Thissen, Gottwalt, Abeler and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1341, A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions in the newborn screening program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.386, subdivision 3; 144.125, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1342, A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the requirements for certain on-sale liquor sales at the University of Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.404, subdivision 4a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1343, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying law on inattentive driving and failure to exercise due care; providing for enhanced criminal penalties for certain traffic violations that result in personal injury or property damage; requiring commissioner of public safety to include information on inattentive driving in driver's manual; requiring distribution of traffic law summary to peace officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.89, by adding subdivisions; 171.13, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Abeler and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1344, A bill for an act relating to commerce; clarifying the application of usury laws to certain loans related to a right to sue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 334.01, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Abeler, Atkins, Loeffler and Ruud introduced:

H. F. 1345, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting certain claims processing practices by third-party administrators of health coverage plans; regulating health claims clearinghouses; providing a time limit on insurer audits of health claims payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 60A.23, subdivision 8; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Abeler and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 1346, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioners of health and human services to develop and implement certification standards for obstetric health care homes; requiring the commissioners to provide payments for the coordination of obstetric services; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.0751, subdivisions 3, 7, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0752, subdivision 2; 256B.0753, subdivisions 1, 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Seifert introduced:

H. F. 1347, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing governing bodies of counties and home rule charter and statutory cities to reduce their salaries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 375.055, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 412.111; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 410.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 1348, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from the clean water fund for a water quality pilot program on Green Lake in Kandiyohi County.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1349, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying requirements under crime victim rights law to include victims of criminal sexual conduct to receive information regarding orders for protection and restraining orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 611A.0315, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Norton introduced:

H. F. 1350, A bill for an act relating to insurance; amending the fair claims processing act as it applies to certain automobile insurance claims; providing certain rights for third-party claimants in insurance settlement of claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 72A.201, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Winkler, Hilty and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1351, A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain absentee ballot requirements and provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.04, subdivisions 1, 6; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.06, subdivision 3; 203B.07, subdivision 3; 203B.08, subdivisions 2, 3; 203B.12; 203B.23, subdivision 2; 203B.24, subdivision 1; 203B.26; 204B.45, subdivision 2; 204B.46; 204C.10; 204C.13, subdivision 6; 204C.27; 204C.30, by adding a subdivision; 204C.33, subdivisions 1, 3; 205.185, subdivision 3; 205A.10, subdivisions 2, 3; 206.89, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.04, subdivision 5; 203B.10; 203B.13; 203B.25.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Clark, Rukavina, Persell, Laine and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1352, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions of the cancer surveillance system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.3806, subdivision 14; 144.671.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Clark, Mariani and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1353, A bill for an act relating to education; implementing an education campaign for fragrance-free schools in the Minneapolis school district.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Clark introduced:

H. F. 1354, A bill for an act relating to housing; authorizing nonprofit housing bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462A.36, by adding subdivisions.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Newton and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1355, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a levy for certain hazardous pupil transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Newton, Kalin and Sterner introduced:

H. F. 1356, A bill for an act relating to transportation; public transit; allowing use of public transit free of charge for disabled veterans and current, uniformed members on active service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 174.24, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision; 473.384, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Koenen introduced:

H. F. 1357, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying vehicle width and axle requirements for transporting manufactured home; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.80, subdivision 2; 169.828, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Mahoney and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 1358, A bill for an act relating to retirement; amending certain coverage provisions; making certain technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 352D.02, subdivisions 1, 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Peterson, Greiling, Lanning and Swails introduced:

H. F. 1359, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to offer at least two academic years of elective high school level world languages courses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.022, subdivision 1; 120B.023, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Bigham, Hilstrom and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1360, A bill for an act relating to civil law; extending civil immunity to municipalities that donate public safety equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 466.03, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1361, A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing prenatal alcohol or drug use prevention appropriation; amending Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 19, section 3, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1362, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner to apply for federal funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256D.051, subdivision 2a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1363, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating the liability of certain health care providers for providing emergency care and treatment; regulating affidavits of expert review in malpractice actions against health care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 145.682, subdivisions 2, 3, 6; 604A.01, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Gunther and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 1364, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; requiring certain training for school district boiler operators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.974.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Sertich and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 1365, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing special plates for retired firefighters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.12, subdivision 2b, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Abeler, Thao and Hosch introduced:

H. F. 1366, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; changing licensing provisions for social work; reducing certain fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148D.010, subdivisions 9, 15, by adding subdivisions; 148D.025, subdivisions 2, 3; 148D.061, subdivisions 6, 8; 148D.062, subdivision 2; 148D.063, subdivision 2; 148D.125, subdivisions 1, 3; 148D.180, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; 148E.010, subdivisions 11, 17, by adding subdivisions; 148E.025, subdivisions 2, 3; 148E.055, subdivision 5; 148E.100, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 148E.105, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 7, by adding a subdivision; 148E.106, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, by adding a subdivision; 148E.110, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; 148E.115, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 148E.120; 148E.125, subdivisions 1, 3; 148E.130, subdivisions 2, 5, by adding a subdivision; 148E.165, subdivision 1; 148E.180, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148D.062, subdivision 5; 148D.125, subdivision 2; 148D.180, subdivision 8; 148E.106, subdivision 6; 148E.125, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Juhnke, McNamara, Faust, Magnus and Eken introduced:

H. F. 1367, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing provisions of the Minnesota Noxious Weed Law; establishing a fund; providing for grants; creating an advisory committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 18.75; 18.76; 18.77, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, by adding subdivisions; 18.78, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 18.79; 18.80, subdivision 1; 18.81, subdivision 1; 18.82, subdivisions 1, 3; 18.83; 18.84, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 18.86; 18.87; 18.88; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 18.81, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Simon introduced:

H. F. 1368, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; requiring the attorney general to maintain a consumer complaint database; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 8.32, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Simon introduced:

H. F. 1369, A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending time for establishment of special service districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 428A.101.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Abeler and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 1370, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing eligibility requirements for medical assistance and MinnesotaCare; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.056, subdivisions 3, 3c; 256L.17, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Kahn, Hausman, Rukavina, Sailer and Davids introduced:

H. F. 1371, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Humanities Center.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Gardner, Dill, Gunther and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 1372, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying Infectious Waste Control Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116.78, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Gardner and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1373, A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating Minnesota Council on Transportation Access to improve availability and coordination of services to the transit public; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1374, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing stable undergraduate tuition rates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 136F; 137.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1375, A bill for an act relating to public finance; eliminating authority of municipalities to issue bonds for certain other postemployment benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 475.51, subdivision 4; 475.52, subdivision 6; 475.58, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1376, A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating the concentration factor in compensatory revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 126C.05, subdivision 3; 126C.10, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.10, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1377, A bill for an act relating to local government; removing authority of cities to own municipal liquor stores; requiring divestiture; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 340A.601; 340A.602; 340A.603; 340A.604; 426.19; 426.20; 471.6985.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Morrow, Winkler, Marquart and Doty introduced:

H. F. 1378, A bill for an act relating to natural disasters; establishing local disaster assistance program and local disaster fund; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Nelson, Poppe, Mahoney and Holberg introduced:

H. F. 1379, A bill for an act relating to real property; providing for waiver of storage of abandoned property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 504B.271, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Bly introduced:

H. F. 1380, A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for an alternatives analysis of a commuter rail line between Northfield and St. Paul.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 1381, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring drug screening for MFIP eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.15, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Demmer introduced:

H. F. 1382, A bill for an act relating to education; removing certain restrictions on distribution of staff development revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 122A.61, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1383, A bill for an act relating to retirement; extending Fairmont Police Relief Association amortization target date from 2010 to 2020; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 69.77, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Gunther and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1384, A bill for an act relating to education; increasing minimum revenue to school districts for various youth and community education programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 124D.135, subdivision 1; 124D.20, subdivisions 3, 4, 4a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Gunther and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 1385, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater treatment infrastructure in Odin and Ormsby; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Gunther and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 1386, A bill for an act relating to education finance; suspending mandates on school districts for fiscal years 2010 and 2011.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1387, A bill for an act relating to education; removing set-aside for student health personnel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.44.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Carlson, Huntley and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1388, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for a nursing facility in Golden Valley providing residential rehabilitative services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Scalze, Gardner and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 1389, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying certain levy limit provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 275.70, subdivision 5; 275.71, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Atkins and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1390, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to better public land and other improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for the swing bridge in Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Emmer introduced:

H. F. 1391, A bill for an act relating to health care; prohibiting the use of a broker for medical transportation services; allowing county social workers to make level-of-need determinations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256.045, by adding a subdivision; 256B.04, subdivision 14a; 256B.0625, subdivisions 17, 18, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Lesch, Olin and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1392, A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing for an omnibus sexual conduct technical review bill; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.341, subdivision 11; 609.342, subdivision 1; 609.343, subdivision 1; 609.3455, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Kelly, Drazkowski and Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 1393, A bill for an act relating to landfills; modifying provisions of landfill cleanup program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115B.39, subdivision 2; 115B.40, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Hayden; Mullery; Johnson; Murphy, M., and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 1394, A bill for an act relating to real property; specifying notice requirements; modifying provisions governing the reduced redemption period for abandoned property; establishing a duty to protect vacant foreclosed property under certain circumstances; providing for the imposition of fines for failure to maintain property; altering the posting requirement for trespassing on construction sites; modifying provisions governing public nuisances; imposing civil and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 463.251, subdivision 2; 580.04; 582.031; 582.032, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.605, subdivision 1; 617.80, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 617.81, subdivisions 2, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1395, A bill for an act relating to real property; modifying procedures relating to uses and conveyances of tax-forfeited property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 282.01, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1c, 1d, 2, 3, 4, 7, 7a, by adding a subdivision; 287.2205; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 282.01, subdivisions 1b, 9, 10, 11.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Smith introduced:

H. F. 1396, A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; authorizing courts to include pets and companion animals in protective orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 518B.01, subdivisions 6, 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Hilstrom, Carlson, Smith, Champion, Simon, Loon, Loeffler, Zellers and Emmer introduced:

H. F. 1397, A bill for an act relating to courts; providing the Fourth Judicial District with fiscal flexibility as to the location of court facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 484.91, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 383B.65, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Winkler introduced:

H. F. 1398, A bill for an act relating to publication of official notices; authorizing an alternative to newspaper publication; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 331A.03, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Clark introduced:

H. F. 1399, A bill for an act relating to employment; amending the Minnesota Labor Relations Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 181.87, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Kalin, Magnus, Reinert, Dettmer, Bigham, Severson, Newton, Juhnke, Koenen, Lieder, Otremba, Olin, Persell and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1400, A bill for an act relating to veterans; declaring June 13, 2009, Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1401, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; amending requirements for person operating a bicycle to stop at stop sign or traffic-control signal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.222, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 1402, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5; providing for public debt to be incurred for public information technology systems, licenses, and infrastructure.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1403, A bill for an act relating to aid and credits; modifying the local government aid appropriation and reinstating offsets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 477A.014, by adding subdivisions; 477A.03, subdivisions 2a, 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 1404, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing limited eligibility for benefits during a voluntary leave; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1405, A bill for an act relating to taxation; disclosure of tax data to law enforcement authorities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 270B.14, subdivision 16.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Dill, Atkins, Zellers, Brown, Davids, Anzelc, Howes, Hackbarth and Doty introduced:

H. F. 1406, A bill for an act relating to taxes; modifying provisions relating to lawful gambling taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297E.01, subdivisions 7, 8; 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 7, 10; 297E.13, subdivision 5; 349.12, subdivision 25; 349.166, subdivision 2; 349.19, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297E.02, subdivisions 4, 6, 11; 349.15, subdivision 3; 349.19, subdivision 2a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 1407, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I; providing that the right of citizens to keep, bear, and use arms for certain purposes is fundamental and shall not be infringed.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Eken, Koenen, Olin, Murdock, Nornes and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 1408, A bill for an act relating to energy; creating small power producer grant program; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Loon introduced:

H. F. 1409, A bill for an act relating to retirement; permitting a certain Hennepin County employee to apply for disability by waiving minimum service requirements.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Thissen and Olin introduced:

H. F. 1410, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing a factor for determining the amount of attorney fees awarded in certain actions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 549.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Downey and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 1411, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; funding various early, community, and adult education programs; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1412, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater treatment infrastructure in Waldorf; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Dettmer; Newton; Drazkowski; Urdahl; Zellers; Eastlund; Sanders; Anderson, B.; Shimanski; Howes and Holberg introduced:

H. F. 1413, A bill for an act relating to higher education; setting conditions on certain athletic scholarships; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Bigham, Seifert, Norton, Mahoney and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 1414, A bill for an act relating to higher education; changing eligibility for the state grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 136A.101, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Downey, Kahn, Seifert, Kiffmeyer, Brod, Mack and Emmer introduced:

H. F. 1415, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring public value impact statements for certain legislation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Atkins, Howes and Smith introduced:

H. F. 1416, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reducing class rate on certain recreational property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.13, subdivision 25.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Loon; Brod; Zellers; Rosenthal; Garofalo; Sanders; Anderson, S.; Downey; Urdahl; Kohls; Scott; Lanning; Kiffmeyer and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1417, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for health insurance premiums; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Nelson, Lillie, Hilstrom, Rukavina and Howes introduced:

H. F. 1418, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; regulating the practice of plumbing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.435, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Hilstrom, Howes, Fritz and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1419, A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; requiring certain qualifications for plumbing inspectors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.43, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 1420, A bill for an act relating to horse racing; allowing racetracks outside of the seven-county metropolitan area; allowing these racetracks to operate card clubs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 240.05, subdivision 1; 240.10; 240.13, subdivisions 1, 5; 240.30, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 240.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Scott, Newton, Urdahl and Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 1421, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; amending provisions related to speed limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.011, subdivisions 64, 90, by adding a subdivision; 169.14, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Bigham, Hilstrom, Paymar and Zellers introduced:

H. F. 1422, A bill for an act relating to public safety; changing the Financial Crimes Oversight Council to an advisory board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299A.681.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Winkler and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 1423, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring municipalities to utilize state cooperative purchasing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 471.345, subdivision 15.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Murphy, E.; Thissen; Norton; Kelliher; Clark; Abeler; Ruud; Loeffler; Davnie; Wagenius; Hornstein; Brynaert; Champion; Knuth; Huntley; Hausman; Anzelc; Hayden and Laine introduced:

H. F. 1424, A bill for an act relating to public health; creating a public health improvement account; modifying provisions of the statewide health improvement program; establishing a program to provide funding for health impact assessments; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 145.986, subdivisions 1, 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 145.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Sailer; Brynaert; Anderson, P.; Persell and Kalin introduced:

H. F. 1425, A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying renewable energy standard technology options for certain public utilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.1691, subdivision 2a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 1426, A bill for an act relating to taxation; establishing a fire and ambulance special taxing district.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Lanning, Marquart and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 1427, A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing border city enterprise allocations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.169, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Eastlund; Drazkowski; Dettmer; Kiffmeyer; Otremba; Severson; Anderson, B., and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 1428, A bill for an act relating to marriage; modifying the grounds for marriage dissolution; requiring two-year waiting period in certain instances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 518.06, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Eastlund; Gottwalt; Dettmer; Anderson, B.; Kiffmeyer and Severson introduced:

H. F. 1429, A bill for an act relating to counties and cities; permitting county boards to decrease their compensation at any time; modifying the limitations on salary changes for city council members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 375.055, subdivision 1; 383B.021; 415.11, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Peterson; Slawik; Kalin; Rosenthal; Murphy, E.; Laine and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 1430, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hortman, Tillberry, Loeffler, Dittrich and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1431, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; transit improvement areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 469.174, subdivision 12; 469.176, subdivision 4c; 469.1763, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Rosenthal, Clark, Abeler, Benson and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 1432, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions related to children aging out of foster care; modifying the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.055, by adding a subdivision; 256K.45, subdivision 6; 260C.331, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260C; repealing Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 2, section 60.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Simon, Atkins and Zellers introduced:

H. F. 1433, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating workers' compensation self-insurance group security requirements; providing exceptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 79A.04, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 79A.24, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Johnson; Hilty; Kalin; Murphy, E.; Thao; Hausman; Beard and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1434, A bill for an act relating to utilities; creating mass transit zone for utility reinvestment and cost recovery; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.16, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Knuth introduced:

H. F. 1435, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying requirements for noise abatement on highway construction projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.125, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Slocum, Hausman and Howes introduced:

H. F. 1436, A bill for an act relating to finance; authorizing predesign of improvements to the historic Fort Snelling Museum and Visitor Center; amending Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 23, subdivision 3, as amended.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Seifert introduced:

H. F. 1437, A resolution memorializing the federal government to halt its practice of imposing mandates upon the states for purposes not enumerated by the Constitution of the United States and affirming Minnesota's sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 1438, A bill for an act relating to transit; centralizing purchasing of transit vehicles and supplies, and other activities related to transit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 1439, A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing for the registration and regulation of appraisal management companies; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 82C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

McNamara introduced:

H. F. 1440, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; defining financial assurance required for nonferrous metallic mineral mining; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 93.481, subdivisions 1, 7, by adding a subdivision; 93.49; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 93.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Brynaert; Mariani; Greiling; Kath; Morrow; Slocum; Benson; Bly; Ward; Hornstein; Winkler; Murphy, E.; Davnie; Dittrich and Swails introduced:

H. F. 1441, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing state measures of students' achievement growth; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.30; 120B.31; 120B.35; 120B.36; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.362.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Olin introduced:

H. F. 1442, A bill for an act relating to crime; modifying crime of fleeing a peace officer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.487, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.487, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Hornstein, Brod, Ruud, Ward and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 1443, A bill for an act relating to taxation; creating a teleworking credit; providing a sales tax exemption for telework expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Koenen, Brod, Ward and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 1444, A bill for an act relating to taxation; expanding education subtraction and credit to broadband subscription expenses; providing a sales tax exemption for education-related broadband subscriptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.0674, subdivision 1; 297A.67, subdivision 14.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Knuth, Carlson, Wagenius and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 1445, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a grant program for solar energy projects at regional parks; appropriating money for solar energy projects in metropolitan parks and state parks and recreation areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.019, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Welti; Faust; Doty; Hosch; Anderson, P.; Magnus; Juhnke; Hamilton; Eken; Brown and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 1446, A bill for an act relating to agriculture finance; appropriating money to the University of Minnesota for agricultural research and extension; requiring report.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Otremba and Koenen introduced:

H. F. 1447, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a veterinarian education loan forgiveness program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1448, A bill for an act relating to civil law; releasing information to health care agents; providing access to health care agents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.384, subdivisions 2, 3; 144.225, subdivision 7; 144.419, subdivision 5; 169.09, subdivision 13; 246.70; 253B.10, subdivision 3; 253B.14; 253B.16, subdivision 2; 256B.48, subdivision 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1449, A bill for an act relating to public safety; classifying criminal intelligence data under the Data Practices Act; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1450, A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; clarifying civil commitment venue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 253B.02, by adding a subdivision; 253B.045, subdivision 2; 253B.05, subdivision 3; 253B.064, subdivision 1; 253B.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 2d; 253B.10, subdivision 3; 253B.185, subdivision 1; 253B.20, subdivision 4; 253B.23, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Eastlund; Shimanski; Dettmer; Anderson, B.; Emmer; Drazkowski; Gottwalt; Kiffmeyer; Buesgens; Gunther and Severson introduced:

H. F. 1451, A bill for an act relating to state government; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI; establishing budget reserve, setting amount of reserve, and providing for full funding of reserve.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Liebling and Norton introduced:

H. F. 1452, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales tax; exempting pollution control machinery and equipment providing energy to health care facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Faust introduced:

H. F. 1453, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; Pine County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.174, subdivision 22.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1454, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring commissioner of health to develop a uniform formulary exception document; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62J.497, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Murphy, M.; Reinert; Dill and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1455, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for an airliner maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) facility in Duluth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Eken and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 1456, A bill for an act relating to energy; prohibiting discrimination by delivered fuel vendors against customers receiving fuel assistance; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Johnson, Olin and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 1457, A bill for an act relating to public safety; eliminating various unfunded mandates affecting local governmental units; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245C.05, subdivision 7; 260B.171, subdivision 3; 609.115, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Johnson introduced:

H. F. 1458, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for the Juvenile Delinquent Alternatives Initiative in Ramsey County.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Johnson introduced:

H. F. 1459, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a swift and certain sanctions act for persons on supervised release; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Johnson introduced:

H. F. 1460, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing an earned compliance credit program for persons on supervised release; providing for rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1461, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing training and public awareness initiatives on human trafficking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299A.79, subdivisions 2, 3, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Jackson, Slawik and Smith introduced:

H. F. 1462, A bill for an act relating to family law; enacting the Family Reunification Act of 2009; changing certain child placement procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 260C.201, subdivision 11; 260C.328; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1463, A bill for an act relating to the secretary of state; regulating various filings and fees; defining certain terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 5.12, subdivision 1; 5.29; 5.32; 270C.63, subdivision 13; 302A.821; 303.14; 303.16, subdivision 4; 308A.995; 308B.121, subdivisions 1, 2; 317A.823; 321.0206; 321.0210; 321.0810; 322B.960; 323A.1003; 333.055; 336A.04, subdivision 3; 336A.09, subdivision 2; 359.01, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Nelson, Lieder, Urdahl, Abeler, Hausman, Juhnke, Carlson, Solberg, Masin, Davnie, Hornstein and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1464, A bill for an act relating to railroads; modifying membership on Commuter Rail Corridor Coordinating Committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 174.86, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Nelson, Urdahl, Lieder, Abeler, Hausman, Juhnke, Carlson, Solberg, Hornstein, Smith, Davnie and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1465, A bill for an act relating to railroads; modifying requirements for railway walkways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 219.501, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Nelson, Urdahl, Lieder, Abeler, Hausman, Juhnke, Carlson, Solberg, Hornstein, Smith, Davnie and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1466, A bill for an act relating to railroads; requiring lighting in switching yards; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 219.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Nelson, Urdahl, Lieder, Abeler, Hausman, Juhnke, Carlson, Solberg, Hornstein, Seifert, Smith, Beard, Masin, Davnie and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1467, A bill for an act relating to railroads; directing commissioner to apply for federal grants for rail safety technology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 219.01.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Knuth introduced:

H. F. 1468, A bill for an act relating to taxation; city of Arden Hills; authorizing creation of a tax increment financing district.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Johnson, Beard, Lesch, Mahoney and Kalin introduced:

H. F. 1469, A bill for an act relating to local government; city of St. Paul; appropriating money for demonstration program for commercial and industrial energy efficiency improvements.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Howes introduced:

H. F. 1470, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a new water treatment facility in the city of Hackensack; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 1471, A bill for an act relating to commerce; eliminating the ability of financial institutions to make payday loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 47.59, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 47.60.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 1472, A bill for an act relating to health; clarifying information provided by hospitals to sexual assault victims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 145.4712, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Seifert, Magnus and Koenen introduced:

H. F. 1473, A bill for an act relating to finance; authorizing construction of wind energy and ethanol fuel training facilities; amending Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 15, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1474, A bill for an act relating to public safety; allowing prisoners facing civil commitment in certain cases to elect to remain confined in state correctional facilities beyond their scheduled release date; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 244.05, subdivisions 1, 1b; 253B.045, subdivision 1; 253B.185, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 243.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Hayden and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1475, A bill for an act relating to human services; addressing Minnesota family investment program eligibility and waivers for human trafficking victims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256J.08, subdivision 90; 256J.32, subdivisions 4, 8; 256J.42, subdivision 4; 256J.425, subdivision 3; 256J.521, by adding a subdivision; 256J.575, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256J.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Atkins and Zellers introduced:

H. F. 1476, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing exclusive liquor stores to sell multiple use bags; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.412, subdivision 14.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Liebling, Norton, Demmer and Welti introduced:

H. F. 1477, A bill for an act relating to the city of Rochester; increasing the city's tax authority; amending Laws 2002, chapter 377, article 3, section 25.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Sailer; Hilty; Anderson, P.; Brynaert; McNamara; Johnson and Benson introduced:

H. F. 1478, A bill for an act relating to utilities; regulating certain distributed energy resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.2411, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Kahn; Winkler; Morrow; Rukavina; Johnson; Anderson, S.; Hayden and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1479, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a refundable credit for payment of principal and interest on student loans; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Haws, Hosch, Kiffmeyer, Gottwalt, Severson and Anderson, B. introduced:

H. F. 1480, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for oversight and distribution of transportation funding; requiring Department of Transportation to meet certain programmatic investment percentages and a certain minimum guarantee of state highway and bridge funding for all state transportation districts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Persell, Howes and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 1481, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a sewer extension in the city of Remer; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Thissen, Huntley, Mullery, Poppe and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 1482, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions governing medical assistance claims and liens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.15, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2; 514.983, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Koenen introduced:

H. F. 1483, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater treatment facility in the city of Morton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Kath, Peterson, Tillberry, Fritz, Bly, Greiling, Mariani and Reinert introduced:

H. F. 1484, A bill for an act relating to education; refocusing educator relicensure on performance; implementing the legislative auditor's recommendations to the legislature for revising Q-Comp; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.18, subdivision 4; 122A.40, subdivisions 6, 8; 122A.41, subdivisions 3, 5; 122A.413, subdivision 2; 122A.414, subdivisions 2, 2b; 122A.60, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Kath introduced:

H. F. 1485, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Waseca for a new wastewater treatment system and plant.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Brod introduced:

H. F. 1486, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the commissioner of administration to review the privatization potential of state agency services and to prepare a database of all assets owned by the state; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16B.04, subdivisions 2, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Olin and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 1487, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; property; providing an income tax credit for bovine testing in certain parts of the state; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.1393; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.113.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 1488, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; permitting tow of vehicle unlawfully parked in valet parking zone; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.041, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

McFarlane introduced:

H. F. 1489, A bill for an act relating to real property; mortgages; providing for notice of sale and postponement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 580.03; 580.07.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Davnie, Hornstein, Swails, Anzelc, Atkins, Abeler, Hortman, Hausman, Morgan, Newton, Morrow and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 1490, A bill for an act relating to transportation; regulating motor carriers of railroad employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.01, subdivision 22; 221.012, subdivisions 26, 38, by adding a subdivision; 221.0252, by adding a subdivision; 221.0314, by adding a subdivision; 221.141, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Hayden; Clark; Champion; Persell; Thissen; Murphy, E., and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 1491, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for homeless programs.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Simon introduced:

H. F. 1492, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Hopkins to extend the duration of certain tax increment financing districts; modifying the application of certain rules to the districts.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Lillie, Davids, Eken, Dill, Persell, Knuth, Ward, Fritz, Gardner, Anzelc, Urdahl, Howes, Hansen, Scalze, Kalin, Sailer, Brown, McNamara, Poppe and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1493, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for state parks and trails; requiring planning and a report.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Simon, Kelliher, Hortman, Slawik and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1494, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing for wrongful death actions by domestic partners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.736, subdivision 6; 466.05, subdivision 2; 573.02, subdivisions 1, 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Kelly introduced:

H. F. 1495, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Goodhue Pioneer Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Kelly introduced:

H. F. 1496, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a biosolids processing facility in the city of Red Wing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Kelly introduced:

H. F. 1497, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for an intermediate care facility in Red Wing; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.5013, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hilstrom and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 1498, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring Department of Corrections to annually report on felony DWI offenders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1499, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for summer youth employment.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Westrom introduced:

H. F. 1500, A bill for an act relating to towns; requiring special town meetings upon petition of electors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 365.52, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 365.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Westrom introduced:

H. F. 1501, A bill for an act relating to local government; restructuring the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District as an elected body or alternatively providing for its dissolution; amending Laws 2003, chapter 127, article 9, section 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1502, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a trail connection to the Mississippi River Regional Trail.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Abeler, Tillberry, Thao, Fritz, Koenen, Bly, Hilstrom, Lanning, Nornes, Beard, Magnus, Howes, Falk, Gunther, Hackbarth, McFarlane and Ruud introduced:

H. F. 1503, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing licensure for massage therapists; establishing fees; requiring rulemaking; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 116J.70, subdivision 2a; 214.01, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147F.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Johnson introduced:

H. F. 1504, A bill for an act relating to data practices; prohibiting the reproduction of pornographic works involving a minor maintained by a government entity or court in connection with a criminal proceeding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.871, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 617.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1505, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing criminal penalties for certain sex trafficking offenses; adding sex trafficking to the definition of crime of violence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.281, subdivision 5; 609.321, subdivision 7a; 609.322; 611A.036, subdivision 7; 624.712, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Sanders, Kelly, Zellers, Scott, Dettmer, Loon, Kohls, Drazkowski, Brod, Mack, Downey, Dittrich and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 1506, A bill for an act relating to taxation; deed tax; exempting certain deeds from the deed tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 287.22.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Sanders; Kelly; Zellers; Scott; Dettmer; Loon; Kohls; Drazkowski; Brod; Mack; Dittrich; Anderson, P., and Downey introduced:

H. F. 1507, A bill for an act relating to taxation; mortgage tax; exempting certain residential mortgages from the mortgage tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 287.04.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Sanders; Kelly; Zellers; Scott; Dettmer; Loon; Kohls; Drazkowski; Brod; Mack; Dittrich; Anderson, P., and Downey introduced:

H. F. 1508, A bill for an act relating to taxation; mortgage tax; exempting certain residential mortgages for first-time homebuyers from the mortgage tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 287.04.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1509, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the challenge incarceration program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 244.17; 244.172, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Zellers, Atkins, Lillie, Anzelc and Simon introduced:

H. F. 1510, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; clarifying that public facilities may allow noncommercial alcohol use without licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 340A.101, by adding a subdivision; 340A.401; 340A.414, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Atkins, Zellers, Anzelc, Brown and Dill introduced:

H. F. 1511, A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; modifying lawful purpose and other definitions; establishing a rating system for annual lawful purpose expenditures and imposing civil penalties; modifying provisions relating to licensing and permits and providing for fees; regulating conduct of bingo and other games; modifying lease requirements; regulating who may participate in lawful gambling; providing for expenditures of gross profits; providing for local approval; making clarifying, technical, and conforming changes to lawful gambling provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 349.11; 349.12, subdivisions 3a, 7, 7a, 12a, 18, 19, 21, 25, 29, 32a, 33; 349.15, subdivisions 1, 1a; 349.151, subdivision 4; 349.154, subdivision 1; 349.155, subdivisions 3, 4a; 349.16, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 8, 11, by adding subdivisions; 349.162, subdivision 6; 349.1635, subdivision 3; 349.1641; 349.165, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 349.166, subdivision 2; 349.167, subdivision 2; 349.168, subdivision 8; 349.169, subdivisions 1, 3; 349.17, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, 7; 349.173; 349.18, subdivision 1; 349.19, subdivisions 2, 2a, 3, 5, 10; 349.191, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 4; 349.213, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 349.15, subdivisions 4, 5; 349.154, subdivision 2; 349.155, subdivision 7; 349.16, subdivisions 9, 10; 349.166, subdivision 3; 349.168, subdivisions 4, 6, 7, 10; 349.18, subdivisions 2, 3; 349.2127, subdivision 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Atkins, Dill, Zellers, Brown, Davids, Anzelc, Howes, Bigham, Hackbarth and Doty introduced:

H. F. 1512, A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; providing for electronic bingo; modifying pull-tab dispensing devices; making clarifying and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 349.12, subdivisions 5, 12a, 18, 25b, 25c, 25d; 349.151, subdivisions 4b, 4c; 349.16, subdivision 7; 349.1635, subdivision 1; 349.17, subdivisions 6, 7, 8; 349.18, subdivision 1; 349.211, subdivision 1a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Sailer introduced:

H. F. 1513, A bill for an act relating to state auditor; requiring employees and officers of local public pension plans to report unlawful actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.456, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hausman, Lesch and Smith introduced:

H. F. 1514, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for the toll-free hotline for human trafficking victims.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Abeler, Thissen, McFarlane, Koenen and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1515, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying children's therapeutic services; exempting certain programs from licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 157.16, by adding a subdivision; 245.4871, subdivision 10; 256B.0943, subdivisions 4, 6, 9.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Thissen, Hayden, Brynaert, Clark and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 1516, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for long-term homeless supportive services.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Hosch, Reinert and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 1517, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing local units of government to impose administrative fines for certain offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 6.74; 169.022; 169.985; 169.99, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Champion introduced:

H. F. 1518, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing commissioner of public safety to gather, compile, and publish data on human trafficking every three years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299A.785, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1519, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board; authorizing a carryover of certain funds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Falk, Koenen, Thissen and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 1520, A bill for an act relating to health; providing funding for a rural health care purchasing alliance; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Liebling, Olin, Eastlund, Demmer, Norton and Welti introduced:

H. F. 1521, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing earned release dates for imprisoned offenders and requiring that offenders who qualify be placed on enhanced reentry supervised release; repealing the law requiring that short-term offenders be incarcerated in local correctional facilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 244.01, by adding subdivisions; 244.101, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 609.105, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.105, subdivisions 1a, 1b.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1522, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions relating to treatment of income for determining county reimbursement for foster care, examination, or treatment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 260C.331, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Haws, Olin, Masin, Gottwalt and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 1523, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying fee for booking a person for confinement at a county or regional jail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 641.12, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Falk; Koenen; Murphy, E.; Thissen; Huntley; Abeler; Hornstein; Anzelc and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 1524, A bill for an act relating to human services; offering supplemental hospital coverage under the MinnesotaCare program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256L.03, subdivisions 3, 5, by adding a subdivision; 256L.12, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Winkler and Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 1525, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to comply with the Schools Interoperability Framework specifications; establishing a working group.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 1526, A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying municipal enforcement provisions of State Building Code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.106, subdivision 9; 326B.16.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Kahn; Murphy, M.; Rukavina; Nelson and Smith introduced:

H. F. 1527, A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities early separation incentive programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kahn; Murphy, M.; Nelson and Smith introduced:

H. F. 1528, A bill for an act relating to retirement; permitting certain Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System tenured faculty to elect defined benefit plan retirement coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 354B.21, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1529, A bill for an act relating to civil proceedings; removing a dollar limitation on attorney or agent fees in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 15.471, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1530, A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Airports Commission; requiring the commission to prohibit outsourcing of certain jobs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Loeffler and Laine introduced:

H. F. 1531, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing additional whistleblower protection to state employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 181.932, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 1532, A bill for an act relating to the secretary of state; regulating various filings, forms, records, submissions, motions, and orders; regulating certain dissolutions; defining a term; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 5.15; 5.23, subdivisions 1, 4; 5.26, subdivision 1; 270C.63, subdivision 4; 272.488, subdivision 2; 302A.151; 303.06; 303.11; 308B.215; 321.0809; 321.0902; 321.0906; 321.0909; 322B.91, subdivision 1; 322B.92; 336.9-519; 336.9-521; 336.9-525; 336A.03, subdivision 3; 545.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 7, 10, 11, 13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 5.03; 308B.121, subdivision 3; Minnesota Rules, part 8280.0470.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Sailer, Brynaert, Loeffler, Knuth and Gardner introduced:

H. F. 1533, A bill for an act relating to energy; providing cost recovery for utility's renewable facilities; providing for high-efficiency utility rate options; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216B.1645, subdivision 2a; 216B.169, subdivision 2; repealing Laws 2007, chapter 3, section 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Downey, Kohls, Drazkowski, Dettmer and Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 1534, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing conditions relating to acceptance and expenditure of federal stimulus funds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 1535, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; transferring transit functions from the Metropolitan Council; creating the Minnesota Transit Authority; increasing the general sales tax and dedicating the proceeds to the authority; abolishing certain local sales tax authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.01, subdivision 35; 297A.62, subdivision 1; 297A.94; 297A.99, subdivision 1; 297B.02, subdivision 1; 398A.04, subdivision 1; 398A.07, subdivision 1; 473.121, by adding a subdivision; 473.375; 473.382; 473.384; 473.385; 473.386; 473.3875; 473.388; 473.39, subdivisions 1, 1m, 2, 4, 5, as added; 473.392; 473.3997; 473.405; 473.4051, subdivision 1; 473.407, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 473.408; 473.409; 473.411; 473.415, subdivision 1; 473.416; 473.42; 473.436; 473.446; 473.448; 473.449; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.992; 297A.993; 398A.04, subdivisions 2, 3; 398A.10; 473.384, subdivisions 6, 7; 473.387; 473.391; 473.399, subdivisions 1, 1a, 4, 5; 473.3994, subdivisions 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14; 473.4461; Laws 2008, chapter 152, article 6, section 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Nelson and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1536, A bill for an act relating to the University of Minnesota; authorizing enacting of ordinances; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 626.84, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 137.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1537, A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; modifying definition of public use; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 117.025, subdivision 11.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1538, A bill for an act relating to education; fostering educational innovation to improve student and school performance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.10, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Rosenthal and Loon introduced:

H. F. 1539, A bill for an act relating to waters; providing for temporary drawdown of public waters; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Hilstrom and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 1540, A bill for an act relating to courts; adding per page filing fees for court papers; directing the increase in fees to the Supreme Court; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 357.021, subdivisions 1a, 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1541, A bill for an act relating to courts; amending court filing fees and the criminal surcharge amount; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 357.021, subdivisions 2, 6, 7; 357.022; 357.08.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hilstrom, Smith, Winkler and Olin introduced:

H. F. 1542, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing funding for the public defender; establishing a public defender fee for licensed attorneys; establishing a public defender fee account in the special revenue fund.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Slawik, Abeler, Norton, Winkler, Fritz, Laine, Poppe and Welti introduced:

H. F. 1543, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring that the state perform family day care background checks; allowing access to criminal history data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245A.10, subdivision 2; 245A.16, subdivisions 1, 3; 245C.04, subdivision 1; 245C.05, subdivisions 2, 2a, 4, 7; 245C.08, subdivision 2; 245C.10, by adding a subdivision; 245C.17, by adding a subdivision; 245C.21, subdivision 1a; 245C.23, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Reinert and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1544, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; approving the consumptive use of water for snowmaking in St. Louis County.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Ruud; Murphy, E.; Dean; Brod and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 1545, A bill for an act relating to health care; providing an alternative mechanism for prompt payment of emergency room and ambulance charges incurred by patients enrolled in very high deductible health plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 60A.23, subdivision 8; 62Q.01, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.025, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Rosenthal, Simon, Hilstrom, Cornish and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 1546, A bill for an act relating to public safety; eliminating the requirement that a previous conviction be against a family or household member to enhance a domestic assault conviction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.2242, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Hortman, Welti and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 1547, A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating pilot program to authorize and evaluate use of design-build method of contracting by municipalities; requiring report.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Gardner by request introduced:

H. F. 1548, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; establishing a limit on homeowner property taxes as a percentage of household income; reducing the market value homestead credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.1384, subdivision 1; 290A.03, subdivision 13; 290A.04, by adding a subdivision; 290A.23, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290A.04, subdivision 2h.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mahoney, Demmer and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 1549, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for water and sewer infrastructure improvements.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Persell and Howes introduced:

H. F. 1550, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for infrastructure improvements in the city of Cass Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Persell and Howes introduced:

H. F. 1551, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for street and infrastructure improvements in the city of Cass Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Persell introduced:

H. F. 1552, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for grants to the Star Lake Board.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Persell, Kalin, Ward, Gunther and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 1553, A bill for an act relating to energy; creating local government renewable energy grant program; authorizing bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Winkler introduced:

H. F. 1554, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying isolation and quarantine provisions and provisions for mass dispensing of medications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144.4195, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 144.4197; 145A.06, subdivision 7; 151.37, subdivisions 2, 10; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Holberg introduced:

H. F. 1555, A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying electronic licensing data maintained by the commissioner of natural resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.7931, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Bigham, Champion, Hausman and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1556, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for the film production jobs program.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Nelson introduced:

H. F. 1557, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing time limit for appealing decisions of a governing body or board of adjustment to district court; requiring posting of a bond for an appeal to Court of Appeals in certain cases; clarifying actions involving public participation in government; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 462.354, subdivision 2; 462.361, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 554.01, subdivision 6; 554.03.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Olin introduced:

H. F. 1558, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for grants to municipalities for water quality permit compliance.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Beard, Lieder, Dill, Severson, Anzelc and Eken introduced:

H. F. 1559, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for airport and air navigation facility improvement projects; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Atkins, Bly, Morrow, Nornes, Hosch and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 1560, A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the state grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 136A.121, subdivisions 5, 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1561, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a special transportation services pilot project in Hennepin County; establishing an advisory committee; requiring a report.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1562, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a request for proposals process to develop community-based residential services.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1563, A bill for an act relating to MinnesotaCare; requiring assignment of application coordinator; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256L.05, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1564, A bill for an act relating to health care reform; increasing affordability and eligibility for state health care programs; establishing the Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange; continuing payment reform; creating an affordability standard; establishing goals for universal coverage and a contingent individual responsibility mandate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 62E.141; 62L.12, subdivisions 2, 4; 62U.04, subdivisions 3, 8; 62U.05; 62U.07, by adding a subdivision; 62U.08, subdivision 2; 256.01, by adding a subdivision; 256B.056, subdivision 10; 256B.057, subdivision 8; 256L.03, subdivisions 3, 5; 256L.04, subdivisions 1, 7; 256L.05, by adding a subdivision; 256L.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 256L.15, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62U.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Kelly, Thissen, Fritz, Huntley, Abeler and Brod introduced:

H. F. 1565, A bill for an act relating to health; consolidating and relocating nursing facility beds to a new site in Goodhue County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144A.071, subdivision 4c.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 1566, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying mortgage registry tax payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 287.08.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1567, A bill for an act relating to health; making technical changes to electronic prescription drug program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62J.497, subdivisions 1, 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Holberg introduced:

H. F. 1568, A bill for an act relating to transportation; clarifying provision on expedited town road extinguishment; amending Laws 2008, chapter 287, article 1, section 122.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1569, A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing a joint and survivor annuity for a divorced spouse of a deceased retiree who elected a single life annuity.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Reinert introduced:

H. F. 1570, A bill for an act relating to libraries; authorizing libraries in certain cities to charge fees to nonresidents; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 134.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1571, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the governor's budget for health and human services; amending provisions related to continuing care, child care, Minnesota family investment program, adult supports, program integrity, child support, licensing, health care programs including MinnesotaCare, medical assistance and general assistance medical care, state-operated services, the Department of Health, chemical and mental health, health-related fees, and correctional state employees retirement plans; establishing the Protecting Children and Strengthening Families Act; establishing Northstar Care for Children; establishing and increasing fees; creating work groups; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.725, subdivision 3; 62J.692, subdivision 7; 103I.208, subdivision 2; 119B.02, subdivision 5; 119B.09, subdivision 7; 119B.12, subdivision 1; 119B.13, subdivisions 1, 6; 125A.744, subdivision 3; 144.0724, subdivisions 2, 4, 8, by adding subdivisions; 144.121, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 144.122; 144.1222, subdivision 1a; 144.1501, subdivisions 2, 5; 144.226, subdivision 4; 144.72, subdivisions 1, 3; 144.9501, subdivisions 22b, 26a, by adding subdivisions; 144.9505, subdivisions 1g, 4; 144.9508, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 144.97, subdivisions 2, 4, 6, by adding subdivisions; 144.98, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding subdivisions; 144.99, subdivision 1; 144A.46, subdivision 1; 145.986, subdivision 5; 148.108; 148.6445, by adding a subdivision; 148D.180, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; 148E.180, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; 153A.17; 156.015; 157.15, by adding a subdivision; 157.16; 157.22; 176.011, subdivision 9; 245.4885, subdivision 1; 245A.03, by adding a subdivision; 245A.10, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, by adding subdivisions; 245A.11, by adding a subdivision; 245C.03, subdivision 2; 245C.04, subdivision 3; 245C.10, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 246.50, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions; 246.51, by adding subdivisions; 246.511; 246.52; 246B.01, by adding subdivisions; 252.43; 252.46, by adding a subdivision; 254A.02, by adding a subdivision; 254A.16, by adding a subdivision; 254B.03, subdivision 3; 256.01, subdivision 2b, by adding a subdivision; 256.045, subdivision 3; 256.969, subdivisions 2b, 3a; 256.975, subdivision 7; 256.991; 256B.04, subdivisions 14, 16; 256B.055, subdivision 12; 256B.056, subdivisions 3b, 3c, 3d, 10; 256B.057, subdivisions 3, 9; 256B.0575; 256B.0595, subdivisions 1, 2; 256B.0621, subdivision 2; 256B.0625, subdivisions 6a, 7, 8, 8a, 8b, 9, 13e, 17, 19a, 19c, 26, 41, 47, by adding subdivisions; 256B.0651; 256B.0652; 256B.0653; 256B.0654; 256B.0655, subdivision 4; 256B.0657, subdivisions 2, 6, 8; 256B.0911, subdivisions 1, 1a, 3, 3a, 4a, 5, 6, 7, by adding subdivisions; 256B.0913, subdivision 4; 256B.0915, subdivisions 3e, 3h, 5, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0917, by adding a subdivision; 256B.092, subdivision 8a, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0944, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0945, subdivision 4; 256B.0947, subdivision 1; 256B.15, subdivisions 1a, 1h, 2, by adding subdivisions; 256B.199; 256B.37, subdivisions 1, 5; 256B.437, subdivision 6; 256B.441, by adding subdivisions; 256B.49, subdivisions 12, 13, 14, 17, by adding a subdivision; 256B.501, subdivision 4a; 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision; 256B.69, subdivisions 5a, 5c, 5f; 256B.761; 256D.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 256D.06, subdivision 2; 256D.09, subdivision 6; 256D.46; 256D.49, subdivision 3; 256G.02, subdivision 6; 256I.03, subdivision 7; 256I.05, subdivision 1a; 256J.20, subdivision 3; 256J.21, subdivision 2; 256J.24, subdivisions 3, 4, 5a, 10; 256J.37, subdivision 3a, by adding a subdivision; 256J.38, subdivision 1; 256J.45, subdivision 3; 256J.53, subdivision 2; 256J.575, subdivision 3; 256J.621; 256J.626, subdivision 6; 256J.751, by adding a subdivision; 256J.95, subdivision 12; 256L.01, subdivisions 1a, 3a, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 256L.02, subdivisions 1, 3; 256L.03, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 3, 5; 256L.04, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 8, 10, 13; 256L.05, subdivisions 3, 3a, 3b, 3c, 5; 256L.06, subdivision 3; 256L.07, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 7, by adding subdivisions; 256L.09, subdivision 2; 256L.11, subdivisions 1, 2a, 6; 256L.12, subdivisions 6, 9; 256L.15, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 256L.17, by adding a subdivision; 257.85, subdivisions 2, 5, 6; 259.67, by adding subdivisions; 260B.441; 270A.09, by adding a subdivision; 295.58; 297I.05, subdivision 5; 327.14, by adding a subdivision; 327.15; 327.16; 327.20, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 352.72, subdivision 1; 352.90; 352.91, subdivisions 1, 3h; 352.93, subdivisions 1, 2a, 4, by adding a subdivision; 356.30, subdivision 1; 393.07, subdivision 10; 501B.89, by adding a subdivision; 518A.53, subdivisions 1, 4, 10; 518A.60; 519.05; 604A.33, subdivision 1; 609.232, subdivision 11; 626.5572, subdivisions 6, 21; Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 14, article 13C, section 2, subdivision 1, as amended; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, section 66; Laws 2008, chapter 358, article 3, section 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 156; 246B; 254A; 254B; 256; 256B; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapters 256N; 256O; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.724; 62U.08; 62U.10, subdivision 4; 103I.112; 144.9501, subdivision 17b; 148D.180, subdivision 8; 246.51, subdivision 1; 246.53, subdivision 3; 256.82, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; 256.962, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 7; 256.969, subdivisions 26, 27; 256.983; 256B.057, subdivision 2c; 256B.0655, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, 1g, 1h, 1i, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; 256B.071, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 256B.0951; 256B.19, subdivision 1d; 256B.431, subdivision 23; 256B.76, subdivision 4; 256I.06, subdivision 9; 256J.626, subdivision 7; 256L.02, subdivision 3; 256L.04, subdivisions 7, 9; 256L.05, subdivision 1b; 256L.07, subdivisions 1, 6, 7; 256L.09, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6; 256L.11, subdivision 7; 256L.15, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 257.85; 259.67, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; 295.581; 327.14, subdivisions 5, 6; 352.91, subdivisions 2, 2a, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f, 3g, 3i, 4a, 4b, 5; Laws 1988, chapter 689, section 251; Laws 2005, chapter 10, article 1, sections 56; 57; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, sections 61; 67; 69; 74; 75; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 5, sections 28; 32; 33; article 13, section 2; Laws 2008, chapter 358, article 3, sections 8; 9; 10; 11; 14; Minnesota Rules, parts 4626.2015, subpart 9; 9100.0400, subparts 1, 3; 9100.0500; 9100.0600; 9500.1243, subpart 3; 9500.1261, subparts 3, 4, 5, 6; 9560.0071; 9560.0081; 9560.0082; 9560.0083; 9560.0091; 9560.0093, subparts 1, 3, 4; 9560.0101; 9560.0102; 9560.0521, subparts 7, 10; 9560.0650, subparts 1, 3, 6; 9560.0651; 9560.0652; 9560.0653; 9560.0654; 9560.0655; 9560.0656; 9560.0657; 9560.0665, subparts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Falk, Koenen, Thissen and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 1572, A bill for an act relating to human services; reenacting a health care purchasing alliance stop-loss fund repealed in 2007; extending its existence and adjusting eligibility; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Murphy, E.; Fritz; Anzelc; Abeler and Koenen introduced:

H. F. 1573, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing day training and habilitation transportation rates; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Koenen, Rukavina and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 1574, A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the class rate on certain utility properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.13, subdivision 24.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Mahoney, Norton, Haws, Brynaert and Obermueller introduced:

H. F. 1575, A bill for an act relating to science and technology; establishing a matching grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116J.657, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Newton and Kalin introduced:

H. F. 1576, A bill for an act relating to waters; appropriating money for a water ecology pilot project for certain K-12 schools.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Newton introduced:

H. F. 1577, A bill for an act relating to nursing homes and home care; adding requirements for licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144A.04, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1578, A bill for an act relating to public defenders; amending the co-payment amount for public defender representation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 611.17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Otremba introduced:

H. F. 1579, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing the incidence of a dog food fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 25.33, by adding a subdivision; 25.39, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Rukavina, Anzelc and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 1580, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for road construction; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Rukavina, Anzelc and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 1581, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for sewer and water improvements in the city of Buhl; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Rukavina, Anzelc and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 1582, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for road construction in the city of Buhl; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Rukavina, Anzelc and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 1583, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater treatment facility improvements in the city of Gilbert; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 1584, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the exemption for home heating fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.67, subdivision 15.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Sailer introduced:

H. F. 1585, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; abandoned personal property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 281.23, by adding a subdivision; 282.04, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1586, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Grove City.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Torkelson, Hamilton, Gunther and Koenen introduced:

H. F. 1587, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Minnesota Inventors Congress.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Koenen, Torkelson, Morrow, Magnus and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1588, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for floodplain management in the Minnesota River Basin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Urdahl, Koenen, Otremba, Falk, Hamilton, Torkelson, Magnus and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 1589, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing for economic growth in rural counties of the state by allowing a credit against the income tax of an employer for the creation and retention of certain jobs; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Urdahl and Anderson, B. introduced:

H. F. 1590, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Howard Lake.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1591, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the town of Forest City.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1592, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Darwin.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1593, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Eden Valley.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 1594, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money to Independent School District No. 227, Chatfield, for the Potter Center for the Arts in the city of Chatfield.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 1595, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying licensing disqualifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 245C.24, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Olin introduced:

H. F. 1596, A bill for an act relating to crime; establishing a marijuana plant possession crime; modifying marijuana sale and possession amounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 152.01, subdivision 16, by adding a subdivision; 152.021, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.022, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.023, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.025, subdivision 2; 244.055, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 244.055, subdivisions 6, 11.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1597, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Silver Lake Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1598, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Gerten Pond; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1599, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for projects around the Phalen Chain of Lakes; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1600, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Keller Regional Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Otremba; Fritz; Faust; Ward; Hosch; Pelowski; Haws; Juhnke; Koenen; Murphy, M.; Dill; Eken and Sterner introduced:

H. F. 1601, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting policy waiting periods for prenatal and maternity health insurance benefits; eliminating pregnancy as a preexisting condition; establishing a parenting support grant program; establishing an informational hotline on available pregnancy, adoption, and parental support agencies; requiring information on alpha-fetoprotein testing be provided; requiring adoption referral information be provided; requiring adoption and parenting counseling be provided; establishing an adoption tax credit; establishing civil penalties; repealing the MFIP family cap; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62A.011, by adding a subdivision; 62A.041, subdivision 2; 62A.0411; 62A.047; 145.4243; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62A; 136A; 145; 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.24, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Abeler and Bunn introduced:

H. F. 1602, A bill for an act relating to chiropractic; retaining the business of a deceased spouse; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Johnson introduced:

H. F. 1603, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to commissioner of transportation for grant to city of St. Paul for planning enhancements connected to Warner Road bridge improvements; authorizing sale of state transportation bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

McFarlane by request introduced:

H. F. 1604, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Tamarack Nature Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Kalin, Sailer, Hilty and Westrom introduced:

H. F. 1605, A bill for an act relating to utilities; regulating incentive rate plans for conservation investments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216B.16, subdivision 6c; 216B.241, subdivision 5a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Eken introduced:

H. F. 1606, A bill for an act relating to water; appropriating money for a water quality pilot project in the Buffalo River watershed.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Rukavina and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 1607, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for utility extensions from Virginia to Gilbert; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Lieder and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 1608, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for local roads and bridges; authorizing grants for fracture-critical bridges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 174.50, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Smith introduced:

H. F. 1609, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying duties and responsibilities of Forensic Laboratory Advisory Board; requiring the board to appoint an executive secretary; establishing immunity from liability for board members; clarifying availability of investigation reports to the public; requiring the Department of Administration to provide office space and services to the board; defining forensic laboratory; providing for a study and report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299C.156, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Davnie; Lanning; Lesch; Scalze; Rukavina; Reinert; Murphy, E.; Anzelc; Hornstein; Anderson, P.; Sterner; Obermueller; Davids; Nelson; Winkler; Haws and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1610, A bill for an act relating to taxation; abolishing levy limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 275.065, subdivision 3; 275.16; 275.62, subdivision 1; 473.167, subdivision 3; 473.249, subdivision 1; 473.253, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 275.70; 275.71; 275.72; 275.73; 275.74; 275.75.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Smith introduced:

H. F. 1611, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; modifying the interest rate on certain judgments and awards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 549.09, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Knuth and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1612, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing the Minnesota Naturalist Corps; appropriating money for Minnesota Naturalist Corps, additional state park naturalists, and information centers and kiosks in state parks; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Bigham, Atkins and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1613, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing establishment of a tax increment financing district in the city of South St. Paul subject to certain requirements.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 1614, A bill for an act relating to state government; designating community solutions grants for high priority community issues; transferring money; establishing the Commission on Innovation; requiring a report; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Sanders and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1615, A bill for an act relating to commerce; weights and measures; updating petroleum standards; establishing standards for biodiesel blends and fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 239.761, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 16; 239.77, subdivision 1; 296A.01, subdivisions 8, 14, 20, 23, 24, 26, 28.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Simon introduced:

H. F. 1616, A bill for an act relating to elections; moving the state primary from September to June and making conforming changes; requiring state partisan primary ballots to designate candidates receiving a certain level of support at state party endorsing conventions as "endorsed"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.31, subdivision 6; 10A.321; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 10A.323; 204B.14, subdivisions 2, 4; 204B.21, subdivision 1; 204B.33; 204B.35, subdivision 4; 204C.26, subdivision 3; 204D.03, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 4; 205.065, subdivision 1; 205.13, subdivision 1a; 205A.03, subdivision 2; 205A.06, subdivision 1a; 206.82, subdivision 2; 211B.045; 447.32, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mullery and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 1617, A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for grants to encourage women to enter nontraditional careers.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Persell, Gunther, Doty and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 1618, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for grants demonstrating the beneficial reuse of wastewater.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1619, A bill for an act relating to insurance; increasing funeral and burial expense benefits under the Minnesota No-Fault Automobile Insurance Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 65B.44, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1620, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; allowing recovery for loss of society, affection, and companionship of a child or a parent; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 549.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Davnie, Abeler, Tillberry, Slocum, Greiling, Slawik, Anzelc and Swails introduced:

H. F. 1621, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring schools to develop a plan and comply with requirements on using restrictive procedures for children with disabilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 121A.66; 121A.67, subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules, parts 3525.0210, subparts 5, 6, 9, 13, 17, 29, 30, 46, 47; 3525.1100, subpart 2, item F; 3525.2900, subpart 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Mack, Brod, Downey, Loon, Zellers and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 1622, A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying the definition of a qualified company; requiring matching contributions by qualifying companies; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116O.115, subdivisions 2, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Kalin, Sailer and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 1623, A bill for an act relating to energy; amending definition of "qualifying solar electric project" to include energy storage equipment and to include installation in publicly owned buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.2411, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Brown and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1624, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Shooting Star Trail.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Davnie, Hornstein and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 1625, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting car sharing organizations from rental car fee in lieu of registration tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.64, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Sailer; Knuth; Persell; Anderson, P.; Eken and Bly introduced:

H. F. 1626, A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for grants to install solar energy projects in public buildings.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1627, A bill for an act relating to child protection; modifying cost of care requirements when a child is in a trial home visit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 260C.331, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1628, A bill for an act relating to elections; campaign finance; changing contribution limits for certain offices; limiting certain expenditures; changing certain filing requirements; changing political contribution and refund provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.17, by adding a subdivision; 10A.20, subdivision 1; 10A.27, subdivision 1; 10A.31, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 10A.322, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Demmer, Hansen and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1629, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions and conforming penalties on shining artificial lights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 97A.331, subdivision 2; 97B.081.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Kalin and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 1630, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a schedule for aligning assessments to academic standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.30, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 1631, A bill for an act relating to railroads; requiring commissioner of transportation to forgive state loan made to Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Severson introduced:

H. F. 1632, A bill for an act relating to courts; modifying the composition and powers of the Board of Judicial Standards; modifying presumptions in ascertaining legislative intent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 490A.01; 490A.02; 645.17.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Clark introduced:

H. F. 1633, A bill for an act relating to energy; amending definition of large energy facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.2421, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Clark, Hayden, Kelliher and Champion introduced:

H. F. 1634, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a Minnesota African American History Museum in Minneapolis.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Dettmer, Bigham, Drazkowski, Severson and Howes introduced:

H. F. 1635, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing for certain improvements in the human resources systems at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Clark introduced:

H. F. 1636, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing housing and support services for victims of human trafficking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299A.795; 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 Policy and Oversight.

Clark, Hayden and Champion introduced:

H. F. 1637, A bill for an act relating to housing finance; changing the amount of nonprofit housing bonds the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency may issue; dedicating a portion of bonds issued to permanent supportive housing for victims of human trafficking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462A.36, subdivisions 2, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Magnus; Juhnke; Kohls; Dill; Hamilton; Anderson, P.; Torkelson; Urdahl; Seifert and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 1638, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying treatment of section 179 allowances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 1639, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions relating to the Minnesota sex offender program; creating additional oversight to the Minnesota sex offender program; creating a client grievance process; allowing access to the statewide supervision system; making changes to the vocational work program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16C.10, subdivision 5; 168.012, subdivision 1; 246B.01, by adding subdivisions; 246B.02; 246B.03; 246B.05; 246B.06; 609.485, subdivisions 2, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Liebling, Loeffler, Ruud and Laine introduced:

H. F. 1640, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing an academic detailing program for prescription drugs; allowing rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62U.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Liebling introduced:

H. F. 1641, A bill for an act relating to health; preventing conflicts of interest; banning gifts from drug or medical device manufacturers or distributors to physicians and formulary committee members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 151.461; 151.47, subdivision 1; 256B.0625, subdivision 13c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Gardner, Gottwalt and McFarlane introduced:

H. F. 1642, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a medical assistance health opportunity account demonstration project; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 1643, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying referendum revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 126C.01, by adding a subdivision; 126C.17, subdivisions 5, 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Clark, Hayden and Champion introduced:

H. F. 1644, A bill for an act relating to marriage; providing for gender-neutral marriage laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 363A.27; 517.01; 517.03, subdivision 1; 517.08, subdivision 1a; 517.09.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Clark, Hayden and Champion introduced:

H. F. 1645, A bill for an act relating to economic development; expanding Youthbuild programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 116L.362, subdivision 1; 116L.364, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1646, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring prior authorization before certain prescription drugs are eligible for medical assistance payment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13f.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1647, A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating prescription drug coverage from prepaid medical assistance program contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.0625, subdivision 13; 256B.69, subdivision 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Sailer and Gardner introduced:

H. F. 1648, A bill for an act relating to solid waste; amending reporting requirements for manufacturers and retailers of video display devices; limiting the amount of recycled electronics products that can be applied to future recycling obligations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115A.1314, subdivision 1; 115A.1316, subdivision 1; 115A.1318, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 1649, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Clair A. Nelson Memorial Forest; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Demmer and Welti introduced:

H. F. 1650, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for design and engineering for restoration of Lake Zumbro; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 1651, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the city of Spring Valley for a new community theater facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 1652, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the city of Preston to restore a historic grain elevator; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Bly introduced:

H. F. 1653, A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending funding opportunities for contract alternative schools; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.69, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Pelowski, Brynaert, Lanning and Simon introduced:

H. F. 1654, A bill for an act relating to data practices; excluding electronically stored personal notes from government data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.32, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1655, A bill for an act relating to marriage; providing for a marriage evaluation study group.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Bigham introduced:

H. F. 1656, A bill for an act relating to insurance; specifying required behavioral health coverage for children and young adults who have autism spectrum disorder; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1657, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for the Departments of Public Safety and Corrections.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Westrom, Drazkowski and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 1658, A bill for an act relating to counties; repealing special laws authorizing appointment of certain county officers and requiring elections; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 383A.20, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 12; 383B.025; 383C.136; 383E.03; 383E.04; 383E.05; 383E.06; Laws 1990, chapter 431; Laws 1991, chapter 338; Laws 1992, chapter 474; Laws 1997, chapter 90, as amended; Laws 1997, chapter 153; Laws 1998, chapter 302; Laws 1998, chapter 307; Laws 1998, chapter 308; Laws 2001, chapter 105; Laws 2001, chapter 180; Laws 2001, chapter 184; Laws 2002, chapter 256; Laws 2002, chapter 258; Laws 2002, chapter 263; Laws 2003, chapter 43; Laws 2005, chapter 75, sections 2; 3; Laws 2006, chapter 173; Laws 2007, chapter 26; Laws 2008, chapter 160; Laws 2008, chapter 161; Laws 2008, chapter 209.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Solberg, Holberg, Hausman, Greiling, Dean, Huntley, Magnus and Seifert introduced:

H. F. 1659, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a human service authority; establishing aid to counties; creating a workgroup; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 402A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Eken, Hansen and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 1660, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for county cooperative weed management programs.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1661, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing that certain elderly living facilities are exempt from property taxation; providing an exemption for the purchase of materials and supplies used in the construction of certain elderly living facilities from sales taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Doepke introduced:

H. F. 1662, A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying land conveyance to the city of Wayzata; amending Laws 2008, chapter 368, article 1, section 34.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Jackson introduced:

H. F. 1663, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying green acres and agricultural property tax provisions; establishing a land conservation property tax program; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.111, subdivisions 3, 3a, 9; 273.13, subdivision 23; 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.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1664, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; amending the occasional sales exclusion to omit watercraft; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 86B.401, subdivision 12; 297A.67, subdivision 23.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Swails, McFarlane and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 1665, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a best practices center for shared services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 6.78.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Hayden, Champion, Clark, Paymar, Rukavina, Carlson, Solberg, Eastlund, Huntley, Davnie, Mullery, Kahn, Hornstein, Atkins, Johnson, Lesch, Mariani and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 1666, A bill for an act relating to corrections; appropriating money to continue a demonstration project for high-risk adults.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1667, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying placement and transportation of students in another district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 125A.15; 125A.51.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Murphy, E.; Thao; Ruud and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1668, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying practice requirements for advanced practice registered nurses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148.171, subdivisions 5, 10, 11, 13, 21; 148.235, subdivisions 2a, 4a, 4b; 151.01, subdivisions 23, 27; 151.37, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148.171, subdivision 6; 148.235, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1669, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for jobs, economic development, housing, and Minnesota Heritage; establishing and modifying certain programs; providing for regulation of certain activities and practices; providing for accounts, assessments, and fees; changing codes and licensing provisions; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115C.08, subdivision 4; 116J.8731, subdivisions 2, 3; 154.44, subdivision 1; 326B.33, subdivision 19; 326B.46, subdivision 4; 326B.475, subdivisions 4, 7; 326B.49, subdivision 1; 326B.56, subdivision 4; 326B.58; 326B.815, subdivision 1; 326B.821, subdivision 2; 326B.86, subdivision 1; 326B.885, subdivision 2; 326B.89, subdivisions 3, 16; 326B.94, subdivision 4; 326B.972; 326B.986, subdivisions 2, 5, 8; 327B.04, subdivisions 7, 8, by adding a subdivision; 462A.05, subdivisions 14, 14a; Laws 2007, chapter 135, article 1, section 16; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 1350.8300.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mariani, Lesch, Champion and Haws introduced:

H. F. 1670, A bill for an act relating to housing; modifying municipality rent control provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 471.9996, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Housing Finance and Policy and Public Health Finance Division.

Carlson, Pelowski, Kahn, Rukavina and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1671, A bill for an act relating to public employment; modifying provisions relating to labor or employee organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.133, subdivision 1; 179A.03, subdivision 14; 179A.06, subdivisions 3, 6.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Davnie, Kelliher and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1672, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prohibiting intersection gridlock; imposing petty misdemeanor penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.15.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Wagenius, Solberg, Juhnke, Davids and Dill introduced:

H. F. 1673, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a conservation easement management account; requiring contributions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Hausman, Eken, Davids, Lillie, Scalze, Carlson, Kahn, Hayden, Nelson, Winkler, Clark, Davnie, Mahoney, Laine, Swails, Hornstein, Olin, Fritz, Howes, Slawik and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 1674, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for disposition of receipts to the parks and trails fund; establishing a grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.53; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Atkins, Davnie and Knuth introduced:

H. F. 1675, A bill for an act relating to environment; directing Pollution Control Agency to adopt rules to limit emissions of high global warming potential gases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216H.10, subdivisions 1, 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216H.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Morgan, Rosenthal, Obermueller, Masin, Swails and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 1676, A bill for an act relating to state government; protecting credit reimbursements for cities that are net contributors to fiscal disparities from unallotment and aid cuts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Simon introduced:

H. F. 1677, A bill for an act relating to the safe at home program; specifying applicability; eliminating certain persons from eligibility; providing a remedy for violation or refusal to recognize a designated address; prohibiting public release of certain court records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 5B.01; 5B.02; 5B.07, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 5B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Nelson and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1678, A bill for an act relating to labor and employment; modifying workers' compensation provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 176.101, subdivision 2a; 176.102, subdivisions 3, 3a, by adding a subdivision; 176.103, subdivision 3; 176.135, subdivisions 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 176.155, subdivision 1; 176.179; 176.181, subdivision 8; 176.183, subdivision 2; 176.186; 176.231, subdivision 1; 176.341, subdivision 1; 176.351, subdivision 2a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 176.1021.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Davids, Simon, Beard, Cornish, Howes, Hortman, Champion, Dean, Koenen, Nelson, Faust, Hayden, Hansen, Davnie, Eken, Carlson, Tillberry, Haws, Juhnke, Persell, Hilstrom, Lesch, Clark, Kelly, Johnson, Slocum, Kalin, Drazkowski and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 1679, A bill for an act relating to adoption; modifying provisions governing access to adoption records and original birth certificates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.465, subdivision 8; 144.218, subdivision 1; 144.225, subdivision 2; 144.2252; 144.226, subdivision 1; 259.89, subdivision 1; 260C.317, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 259.83, subdivision 3; 259.89, subdivisions 2, 3, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Clark, Thao, Hayden, McNamara, Mariani, Scalze, Kelliher, Hornstein, Masin, Abeler and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1680, A resolution apologizing on behalf of citizens of the state to all persons with mental illness and developmental and other disabilities who have been wrongfully committed to state institutions.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Ruud and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1681, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; requiring certain disclosures for direct-to-consumer genetic testing; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Mahoney, Obermueller, Winkler and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 1682, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; clarifying the Department of Labor and Industry's duty to assist employees and employers to deal with the workers' compensation system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 176.261.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Obermueller and Swails introduced:

H. F. 1683, A bill for an act relating to real property; statutory warranties; providing for notice and opportunity to repair with certain conditions; providing remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 327A.01, subdivision 7, by adding subdivisions; 327A.02, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 327A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Holberg introduced:

H. F. 1684, A bill for an act relating to consumer reports; requiring notice and copy of background check; defining terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13C.001, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1685, A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating the deduction from wages of unreimbursed expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 177.24, subdivisions 4, 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Gottwalt, Cornish, McFarlane, Torkelson, Kiffmeyer, Severson, Hamilton, Demmer and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 1686, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying the minimum wage for tipped employees; providing for a tip credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 177.24, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Gottwalt; Cornish; Anderson, P.; Torkelson; Severson; Downey; Hamilton; McFarlane; Drazkowski; Dettmer; Seifert and Holberg introduced:

H. F. 1687, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying prevailing wage provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 177.42, subdivisions 4, 6; 177.43, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Liebling, Hayden, Mullery and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 1688, A bill for an act relating to courts; authorizing the court to offer or agree to continuance for dismissal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.132; 631.21.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety Policy and Oversight.

Holberg introduced:

H. F. 1689, A bill for an act relating to human services; amending data privacy provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.04, subdivision 4; 241.065, subdivision 2; 246B.04, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Champion introduced:

H. F. 1690, A bill for an act relating to courts; modifying determination of when a party prevails on a claim removed from conciliation court to district court for the purposes of recovering district court costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 491A.02, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Liebling and Bly introduced:

H. F. 1691, A bill for an act relating to courts; providing for conciliation court alternative dispute resolution programs.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 1692, A bill for an act relating to dispute resolution; providing for arbitration of disputes; adopting the Uniform Arbitration Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 80C.146, subdivision 2; 122A.40, subdivision 15; 122A.41, subdivision 13; 179.09; 325E.37, subdivision 5; 325F.665, subdivision 6; 469.1762; 572A.02, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 572B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 572.08; 572.09; 572.10; 572.11; 572.12; 572.13; 572.14; 572.15; 572.16; 572.17; 572.18; 572.19; 572.20; 572.21; 572.22; 572.23; 572.24; 572.25; 572.26; 572.27; 572.28; 572.29; 572.30.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 1693, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring completion of certain environmental impact statements.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Norton and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 1694, A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; appropriating money for the Vinland Center for rehabilitation services.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Ruud, Hayden, Slawik, Hosch and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 1695, A bill for an act relating to health and human services; allowing home visitors to be employment and training providers for certain MFIP participants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 145A.17, by adding a subdivision; 256J.49, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Doty introduced:

H. F. 1696, A bill for an act relating to cities; modifying the limitations on salary changes for city council members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 415.11, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1697, A bill for an act relating to real property; clarifying tenant rights with respect to property subject to a mortgage foreclosure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 504B.151, subdivision 1; 504B.178, subdivision 8.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1698, A bill for an act relating to housing; providing for the rehabilitation of housing that is vacant and abandoned as a result of the foreclosure crisis; protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the community through appropriate police powers; providing a legal process to appoint receivers for abandoned properties and recovery of funds expended to bring the property up to code; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 463.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Persell, Solberg and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 1699, A bill for an act relating to plant closings; requiring oriented strand board facilities to be kept in salable operating conditions for one year after closing; requiring a maintenance plan.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 1700, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the alternative dispute resolution process and due process hearing guidelines for children with disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 125A.091, subdivisions 6, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 18, 20, 22, 23; 125A.43; 125A.46; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 125A.091, subdivision 19.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Newton and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 1701, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying school district obligations to children with disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 125A.57, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 125A.03.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Davnie, Buesgens and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 1702, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing the commissioner of education to provide grants for concurrent enrollment programs in the same manner as advanced placement and international baccalaureate programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.13; 120B.132; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.091.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1703, A bill for an act relating to human services; amending health care eligibility provisions for medical assistance, MinnesotaCare, and general assistance medical care; establishing a Drug Utilization Review Board; authorizing rulemaking; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62J.2930, subdivision 3; 245.494, subdivision 3; 256.015, subdivision 7; 256.969, subdivision 3a; 256B.037, subdivision 5; 256B.056, subdivisions 1c, 3c, 6; 256B.0625, by adding subdivisions; 256B.094, subdivision 3; 256B.195, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 256B.199; 256B.69, subdivision 5a; 256B.77, subdivision 13; 256D.03, subdivision 3; 256L.01, subdivision 4; 256L.03, subdivision 5; 256L.15, subdivision 2; 507.092, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, sections 54; 61; 63; 66; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.031.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1704, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a withhold to managed care plan payments for prepaid medical assistance and general assistance medical care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.69, subdivision 5a; 256L.12, subdivision 9.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hornstein, Hausman, Lieder, Nelson and McFarlane introduced:

H. F. 1705, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring inclusion of bicycle and pedestrian accommodations as part of trunk highway bridge improvement program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 165.14, subdivisions 3, 4, 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Rukavina and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 1706, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for renovation of the Miners Memorial in Virginia; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Otremba and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1707, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for the rural pharmacy planning and transition grant program.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hosch introduced:

H. F. 1708, A bill for an act relating to human services; amending mental health provisions; changing medical assistance reimbursement and eligibility; changing provider qualification and training requirements; amending mental health behavioral aide services; adding an excluded service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148C.11, subdivision 1; 245.4885, subdivision 1; 256B.0615, subdivisions 1, 3; 256B.0622, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0623, subdivision 5; 256B.0624, subdivision 8; 256B.0625, subdivision 49; 256B.0943, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9; 256B.0944, subdivision 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Hosch introduced:

H. F. 1709, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing child welfare provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 256.01, subdivision 14b; 259.52, subdivisions 2, 6; 260.012; 260.93; 260B.007, subdivision 7; 260B.157, subdivision 3; 260B.198, subdivision 1; 260C.007, subdivisions 18, 25; 260C.151, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 260C.163, by adding a subdivision; 260C.175, subdivision 1; 260C.176, subdivision 1; 260C.178, subdivisions 1, 3; 260C.201, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 11; 260C.209, subdivision 3; 260C.212, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 4a, 5, 7; 260D.02, subdivision 5; 260D.03, subdivision 1; 260D.07; 484.76, subdivision 2; Laws 2008, chapter 361, article 6, section 58; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 260C.209, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Hilstrom, Hortman and Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 1710, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to provide a grant to the Northwest Hennepin Family Center in Brooklyn Center.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Jackson introduced:

H. F. 1711, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to replace and rehabilitate local bridges.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Jackson, Persell, Ward, Gunther, Dill, Doty, Olin, Howes, Urdahl, Cornish, Rosenthal, McNamara and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 1712, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing free angling licenses for residents 90 years of age or older; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97A.441, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Abeler and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1713, A bill for an act relating to licensing examinations; prohibiting certain practices in preparation for a radiologic technology examination; establishing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.121, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Paymar; Mariani; Johnson; Thao; Hausman; Davids; Solberg; Mahoney; Kelliher; Carlson; Murphy, E.; Lesch and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 1714, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Emmer, Holberg, Drazkowski, Scott, Sanders, Gottwalt, Kelly, Kiffmeyer and Zellers introduced:

H. F. 1715, A bill for an act relating to health; repealing requirement related to submission of encounter data; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62U.04, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Emmer, Holberg, Drazkowski, Scott, Sanders and Zellers introduced:

H. F. 1716, A bill for an act relating to health; repealing certain payment reform and quality measurement requirements; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62U.02; 62U.04.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1717, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating motor vehicle sales and distribution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 80E.03, by adding a subdivision; 80E.09, subdivisions 1, 3; 80E.12; 80E.135; 80E.14, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Clark, Mariani, Newton, Hornstein, Bly, Lieder and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1718, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying application procedures and requirements for driver's license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 171.06, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0410.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Transportation and Transit Policy and Oversight Division.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1719, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating viatical settlements; enacting and modifying the Viatical Settlements Model Act of the National Association of Insurance Commissions; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.716, subdivision 7; 60A.964, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 60A.961; 60A.962; 60A.963; 60A.965; 60A.966; 60A.967; 60A.968; 60A.969; 60A.970; 60A.971; 60A.972; 60A.973; 60A.974.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1720, A bill for an act relating to human services; reducing state health care program payment rates to psychiatrists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.76, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 1721, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources membership terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116P.05, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1722, A bill for an act relating to human services; reducing certain physician payment rates for state health care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.76, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 1723, A bill for an act relating to energy; providing economic stimulus through renewable energy and energy efficiency grants; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Faust and Hilty introduced:

H. F. 1724, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax-forfeited land proceeds; authorizing counties to use certain tax-forfeited land proceeds for other purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 282.08.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Persell, Hilty, Solberg, Sailer, Johnson and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1725, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring reports by certain residential heating, delivered-fuel suppliers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Persell, Hilty, Sailer, Solberg and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1726, A bill for an act relating to energy; providing rights to low-income customers of delivered home heating fuel vendors; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Hansen, Juhnke, Otremba, Morgan and Koenen introduced:

H. F. 1727, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; making wellhead protection areas eligible for the reinvest in Minnesota reserve program; modifying conservation reserve program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103F.515, subdivisions 2, 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Loeffler and Hosch introduced:

H. F. 1728, A bill for an act relating to human services; amending child care programs, program integrity, adult supports including general assistance medical care and group residential housing, and Minnesota family investment program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 119B.011, subdivision 3; 119B.08, subdivision 2; 119B.09, subdivision 1; 119B.12, subdivision 1; 119B.13, subdivision 6; 119B.15; 119B.231, subdivision 3; 256.014, subdivision 1; 256.0471, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 256D.01, subdivision 1b; 256D.44, subdivision 3; 256I.04, subdivisions 2a, 3; 256I.05, subdivision 1k; 256J.24, subdivision 5; 256J.425, subdivisions 2, 3; 256J.521, subdivision 2; 256J.545; 256J.561, subdivision 2; 256J.575, subdivision 3; 256J.626, subdivision 7; 256J.95, subdivisions 11, 13.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Faust, Kahn, Howes and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 1729, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for Minnesota Public Radio, Inc.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Dill introduced:

H. F. 1730, A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for biomass facility grant.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mullery and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 1731, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for Victory Memorial Drive restoration.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Clark, Hayden, Champion and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1732, A bill for an act relating to housing finance; appropriating money to continue a demonstration project for high-risk adults.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Eken introduced:

H. F. 1733, A bill for an act relating to waters; appropriating money for grants to comply with water protection rules.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Lanning and McFarlane introduced:

H. F. 1734, A bill for an act relating to environment; authorizing establishment of basin boards; authorizing taxing authority; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103B.101, subdivision 9; 103B.102, subdivision 2; 103B.231, subdivision 4; 103B.245, subdivision 1; 103B.3369, subdivisions 2, 5; 103D.205, subdivision 3; 103D.401, subdivision 1; 275.066; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 103A; 103B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Environment Policy and Oversight.

Lanning introduced:

H. F. 1735, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation in the Buffalo-Red River Watershed District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Masin, Persell, Sterner, Johnson, Scalze, Morgan, Obermueller and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 1736, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting certain provider conflicts of interest; providing criminal and civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62R.03, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.717, subdivision 3; 62J.23.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Health Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Brynaert, Hilty, Morrow, Mahoney and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 1737, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for a grant to the International Renewable Energy Technical Institute at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Mack, Zellers, Loon, Holberg, Hackbarth, Dean and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 1738, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; prohibiting regular sessions in even-numbered years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.011.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Sterner, Dittrich, Masin, Beard, Rosenthal, Persell, Kohls and Bunn introduced:

H. F. 1739, A bill for an act relating to commerce; reforming no-fault auto insurance; increasing certain first-party benefits; regulating certain arbitration awards; prohibiting balance billing by health care providers; regulating the furnishing of certain accident record information; clarifying civil liability with respect to recovery of medical and health care expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 65B.44, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 65B.51, subdivisions 1, 3; 65B.525, by adding a subdivision; 65B.54, by adding a subdivision; 169.09, subdivision 13; 604.01, by adding a subdivision; 604.02, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Labor.

Winkler, Kelliher, Loeffler, Kahn, Lillie, Mullery and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 1740, A bill for an act relating to marriage; recognizing certain marriages performed in other states; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 517.03, subdivision 1; 517.20.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Justice.

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 1741, A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for a grant to city of Cromwell.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 1742, A bill for an act relating to elections; increasing percentage of votes a candidate for statewide or legislative office must receive in order to obtain public financing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10A.31, subdivision 7.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 1743, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for transit improvement areas; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Hilty and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1744, A bill for an act relating to government operations; creating technology accessibility standards for the state; authorizing rulemaking; establishing the advisory committee for technology standards for accessibility and usability; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16C.02, by adding a subdivision; 16C.03, subdivision 3; 16C.08, subdivision 2; 16E.01, subdivisions 1a, 3, by adding a subdivision; 16E.02, subdivision 1; 16E.03, subdivisions 2, 4; 16E.04, subdivision 1; 16E.07, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16C; 16E.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Ruud introduced: