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STATE OF MINNESOTA

 

Journal of the House

 

NINETIETH SESSION - 2018

 

_____________________

 

SIXTY-THIRD DAY

 

Saint Paul, Minnesota, Tuesday, February 20, 2018

 

 

††††† The House of Representatives convened at 12:00 noon and was called to order by Kurt Daudt, Speaker of the House.

 

††††† Prayer was offered by the Reverend Richard D. Buller, Valley Community Presbyterian Church, Golden Valley, Minnesota.

 

††††† The members of the House gave the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.

 

The Speaker administered the oath of office to the new House member, Jeremy Munson, from District 23B.His certificate of election is on file.He was elected in a special election held on Monday, February 12, 2018 to replace Tony Cornish whose resignation was effective at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

 

††††† The roll was called and the following members were present:

 


Albright

Anderson, P.

Anderson, S.

Anselmo

Applebaum

Backer

Bahr, C.

Baker

Barr, R.

Becker-Finn

Bennett

Bernardy

Bliss

Bly

Carlson, A.

Carlson, L.

Christensen

Clark

Considine

Daniels

Davids

Davnie

Dean, M.

Dehn, R.

Dettmer

Drazkowski

Ecklund

Erickson

Fabian

Fenton

Fischer

Flanagan

Franke

Franson

Freiberg

Garofalo

Green

Grossell

Gruenhagen

Gunther

Haley

Halverson

Hamilton

Hansen

Hausman

Heintzeman

Hertaus

Hilstrom

Hoppe

Hornstein

Hortman

Howe

Jessup

Johnson, B.

Johnson, C.

Johnson, S.

Jurgens

Kiel

Knoblach

Koegel

Koznick

Kresha

Kunesh-Podein

Layman

Lee

Lesch

Liebling

Lien

Lillie

Loeffler

Lohmer

Loon

Loonan

Lucero

Lueck

Mahoney

Mariani

Marquart

Masin

Maye Quade

McDonald

Metsa

Miller

Moran

Munson

Murphy, E.

Murphy, M.

Nash

Nelson

Neu

Newberger

Nornes

O'Driscoll

Olson

Omar

O'Neill

Pelowski

Peppin

Petersburg

Peterson

Pierson

Pinto

Poppe

Poston

Pryor

Pugh

Quam

Rarick

Rosenthal

Runbeck

Sandstede

Sauke

Schomacker

Schultz

Scott

Slocum

Smith

Sundin

Swedzinski

Theis

Thissen

Torkelson

Uglem

Urdahl

Vogel

Wagenius

Ward

West

Whelan

Wills

Youakim

Zerwas

Spk. Daudt


 

††††† A quorum was present.


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†††††††††† Allen was excused.

 

††††† The Chief Clerk proceeded to read the Journal of the preceding day.There being no objection, further reading of the Journal was dispensed with and the Journal was approved as corrected by the Chief Clerk.

 

 

INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS

 

 

††††† House File Nos. 2723 to 2884 were pre-filed with the Speaker during the recess, given a file number and unofficially referred to committee pursuant to House Rule 1.14.The following was the official introduction and committee reference:

 

 

West introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2723, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring the Public Utilities Commission to approve tariffs incorporating adjustments in utility rates reflecting the changes in corporate income taxes contained in Public Law 115-97.

 

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

 

 

Jurgens; Anderson, S.; Loon; Poston; Franke and Franson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2724, A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting school lunch providers from shaming students; requiring meals policies to be posted to school Web sites; creating a supplementary reserve fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 119A.03, subdivision 2; 124D.111; 270A.03, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Dean, M., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2725, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the development of a new county-based eligibility determination system for medical assistance and MinnesotaCare; requiring the commissioner of revenue to seek a waiver to determine eligibility for premium tax credits and cost-sharing reductions and assess eligibility for medical assistance and MinnesotaCare; providing legislative oversight of certain expenditures from the state systems account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62K.02, subdivision 1; 256.014, subdivision 2; 256L.02, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 256; 270C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.7191, subdivision 14a; 13D.08, subdivision 5a; 62A.011, subdivision 6; 62K.03, subdivision 9; 62V.01; 62V.02; 62V.03; 62V.04; 62V.05; 62V.051; 62V.055; 62V.06; 62V.07; 62V.08; 62V.09; 62V.10; 62V.11, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 256L.01, subdivision 6; Minnesota Rules, parts 7700.0010; 7700.0020; 7700.0030; 7700.0040; 7700.0050; 7700.0060; 7700.0070; 7700.0080; 7700.0090; 7700.0100; 7700.0101; 7700.0105.

 

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


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Nornes introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2726, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring content-neutral campus free speech policies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 136F; 137.

 

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

 

 

Green introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2727, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; prohibiting adoption of a proposed nitrogen fertilizer rule.

 

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

 

 

Fischer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2728, A bill for an act relating to state government; creating a task force to study the design of the state flag.

 

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

 

 

Wills introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2729, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a railroad quiet zone in Rosemount; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Hausman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2730, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Heartland Trail extension from Itasca State Park to Park Rapids; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Hansen and Franke introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2731, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for utility relocation and upgrades related to the Concord Street reconstruction; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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


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Erickson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2732, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; adding requirements for 1837 Ceded Territory Fisheries Technical Committee.

 

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

 

 

Bahr, C., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2733, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; amending annual commercial vehicle inspection requirements; making technical and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.781, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.781, subdivisions 5, 9.

 

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

 

 

Quam introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2734, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school districts to access personnel files of prospective teachers from their employing districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 122A.40, by adding a subdivision; 122A.41, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Fischer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2735, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the homestead valuation exclusion for disabled veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

 

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

 

 

Green introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2736, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; environment; clarifying criteria for establishing groundwater quality regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103H.275, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Erickson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2737, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a directory of cross-references to statutes governing school district flexibility; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

 

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


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Erickson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2738, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring commissioner of education to develop child abuse awareness posters; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

 

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

 

 

Hertaus and Pugh introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2739, A bill for an act relating to transportation; designating a section of U.S. Highway 12 as Officer Bill Mathews Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Nornes introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2740, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; amending exceptions from seat belt requirements related to recycling and solid waste collection vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.686, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Quam introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2741, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a report to the legislature on medical assistance, long-term services and supports, and other public assistance program applications.

 

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

 

 

Hansen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2742, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for design and upgrades to West St. Paul's lift stations; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Smith introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2743, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating actions for damages based on services or construction to improve real property; providing for a limitation on actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 541.051, subdivision 1.

 

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


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Garofalo introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2744, A bill for an act relating to education; setting the minimum required pupil transportation distance for all students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 123B.36, subdivision 1; 123B.37, subdivision 1; 123B.88, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2745, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rocori Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Zerwas introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2746, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the health professionals permitted to authorize prescription eyeglasses using old lenses or last prescription available; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 145.7131.

 

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

 

 

Green introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2747, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; environment; prohibiting application of groundwater quality regulations to certain parcels of land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103H.275, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Green introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2748, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; environment; restricting establishment of certain groundwater protection regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103H.275, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Nornes introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2749, A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing certain religious services signs adjacent to highways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 173.08, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 173.13, subdivision 3.

 

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


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Bahr, C., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2750, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying exemptions from compulsory school attendance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 120A.22, subdivision 12.

 

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

 

 

Garofalo introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2751, A bill for an act relating to transportation; regulating electric vehicle charging station parking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169.011, by adding a subdivision; 169.34, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Garofalo introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2752, A bill for an act relating to education; creating an enrollment preference for charter school applicants living in or near Castle Rock Township; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 124E.11.

 

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

 

 

Kiel, Theis, Flanagan and Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2753, A bill for an act relating to health care; authorizing the Board of Medical Practice to issue a limited license to practice medicine in rural or underserved communities for international medical graduates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147.

 

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

 

 

Nornes introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2754, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; authorizing the city of Perham to impose a local sales and use tax.

 

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

 

 

Nornes introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2755, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for redevelopment in the city of Perham; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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


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Nornes introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2756, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a single-sort facility in Otter Tail County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Carlson, L., and Freiberg introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2757, A bill for an act relating to public safety; making certain fraudulent conduct relating to service animals a crime; imposing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

 

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

 

 

Anderson, S., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2758, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the interchange at County State-Aid Highway 9 and marked Interstate Highway 494 in Plymouth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Lohmer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2759, A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting certain expenditures by the Metropolitan Airports Commission for airport runway extension; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.641, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Backer and Zerwas introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2760, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the scope of a medical assistance rate increase for ambulance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0625, subdivision 17a.

 

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

 

 

Albright introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2761, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to reconcile MinnesotaCare premium amounts by a specified date; providing for a determination of compliance and contingent transfers by the commissioner of management and budget.

 

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


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Quam introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2762, A bill for an act relating to human services; adding an income disregard for medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.056, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Quam introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2763, A bill for an act relating to real property; prohibiting aggregation of parcels of land in regulatory takings cases; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 117.

 

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

 

 

Smith introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2764, A bill for an act relating to business organizations; regulating business corporations, nonprofit corporations, limited partnerships, and limited liability companies; providing for conversions and domestications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 302A.011, subdivision 36, by adding a subdivision; 302A.015, subdivision 1; 302A.255, subdivision 3; 302A.401, subdivision 1; 302A.449, subdivision 3; 302A.471, subdivision 3; 302A.473, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 302A.613, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 302A.621, subdivisions 1, 2a; 302A.626, subdivision 3; 302A.682, by adding a subdivision; 321.1102; 321.1103; 321.1104; 321.1105; 322C.0706; 322C.1001, by adding subdivisions; 323A.0902; 323A.0903; 323A.0904; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 317A.621; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 5; 302A; 321; 322C; 323A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 323A.0908.

 

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

 

 

Nornes introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2765, A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; modifying municipal enforcement requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 326B.121, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Wills and Whelan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2766, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying the DWI law by including other types of intoxicating substances and striking references to hazardous substances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169A.03, by adding a subdivision; 169A.20, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169A.03, subdivision 9.

 

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


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Davnie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2767, A bill for an act relating to real property; providing a statutory form for making declarations about certain restrictive covenants that are prohibited under state and federal law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 507.18, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions.

 

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

 

 

Jessup; Pryor; Bennett; Erickson; Pinto; Kunesh-Podein; Lohmer; Miller; Urdahl; Lien; Runbeck; Theis; Neu; Kiel; Whelan; Scott; Loon; Lee; Ward; Freiberg; Carlson, A.; Bliss; Poston; Fenton and Haley introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2768, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying child sexual abuse prevention instruction in a health curriculum, including child sex trafficking prevention; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 120B.021, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Franson, Poston and Whelan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2769, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring human trafficking prevention training prior to issuance of a commercial driver's license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 171.162, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Drazkowski and Whelan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2770, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; converting Minnesota's property tax system to a basis of assessed values and mill rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 122A.415, subdivision 5; 123B.53, subdivision 4; 123B.63, subdivision 3; 124D.135, subdivision 6a; 124D.20, subdivision 5; 126C.01, subdivision 3; 126C.10, subdivision 13a; 126C.13, subdivision 3a; 126C.41, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.63, subdivision 8; 126C.69, subdivisions 2, 9; 128D.11, subdivisions 3, 8; 134.34, subdivision 1; 134.355, subdivision 6; 161.082, subdivision 2a; 270C.921; 273.124, subdivision 3a; 273.13, subdivisions 21b, 22, 23, 24, 25, by adding a subdivision; 273.1325, subdivision 1; 275.08, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1d; 275.28, subdivision 1; 276A.01, subdivisions 4, 15; 276A.06, subdivision 9; 298.28, subdivision 4; 383D.41, subdivision 7; 469.177, subdivision 1e; 473F.02, subdivisions 4, 23; 473F.08, subdivision 8a; 473H.10, subdivision 3; 477A.0124, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2771, A bill for an act relating to real property; changing first mortgagee duties relating to the termination of a common interest community; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 515B.2-119.

 

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


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Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2772, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying provisions on the transportation of nonresident pupils within resident districts; modifying achievement and integration district transfers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 123B.88, subdivision 6; 124D.03, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 8; 127A.47, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2773, A bill for an act relating to counties; limiting the ability of certain county officers to appeal compensation or budgets set by the county board; removing obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 384.151, subdivision 7; 385.373, subdivision 7; 386.015, subdivision 7; 387.20, subdivision 7; 388.18, subdivision 6.

 

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

 

 

Nash introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2774, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a legislative commission on state information technology services; requiring appointments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

 

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

 

 

Nash, Fabian, Franson, O'Neill, Grossell and Heintzeman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2775, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing an exception from certain apprentice-hunter validation restrictions for persons with certain disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.022, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Rarick introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2776, A bill for an act relating to liquor; establishing license to authorize winemaking supply store to sell homemade wine on its premises; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, 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 Regulatory Reform.


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Fenton; Loon; Erickson; Bennett; Franke; Jurgens; Jessup; Anselmo; Barr, R.; Neu; Lohmer; Scott; Theis; Urdahl; Peterson; Garofalo; O'Neill; Rarick and Whelan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2777, A bill for an act relating to education; expanding grounds for teacher license revocation, suspension, or denial; expanding grounds for teacher discharge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 122A.20, subdivision 1; 122A.40, subdivision 13; 122A.41, subdivision 6.

 

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

 

 

Quam introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2778, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying correction order posting requirements for child care licensing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 245A.06, subdivision 8.

 

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

 

 

Anderson, S.; Schomacker and Hoppe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2779, A bill for an act relating to health; specifying optometrist services payment and certain contract requirements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

 

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

 

 

Quam introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2780, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying various background study provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 245C.03, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Considine; Dehn, R.; Kunesh-Podein and Sauke introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2781, A bill for an act relating to public safety; firearms; clarifying that a slide-fire stock for a semiautomatic firearm is a trigger activator; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.67, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Considine and Sundin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2782, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water quality mitigation of the Minnesota River-Mankato watershed; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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


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Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2783, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Voyageur Country ATV Trail.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2784, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Voyageur Country ATV Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2785, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Voyageurs National Park clean water project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2786, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; appropriating money to update systems for game and fish licensing.

 

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

 

 

Nornes introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2787, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for redevelopment of the Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Dettmer, Poston, Miller, Lohmer and Smith introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2788, A bill for an act relating to military affairs; requiring school counselors to receive training in armed forces career options; requiring school counselors to inform students of armed forces career options; encouraging school districts to grant military recruiters access to secondary students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 121A.39; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 120B.125; 122A.187, subdivision 3.

 

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


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Fabian introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2789, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from outdoor heritage fund.

 

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

 

 

Freiberg; Lee; Ecklund; Youakim; Considine; Schultz; Slocum; Loeffler; Bernardy; Ward; Sandstede; Carlson, A.; Olson; Liebling; Halverson; Bly; Pryor; Rosenthal and Fischer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2790, A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the cigarette excise tax rate; requiring an annual inflation adjustment to the cigarette excise tax rate; increasing the premium cigar tax rate; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297F.05, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 297F.05, subdivisions 1, 3a, 4a; 297F.10, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Scott, Whelan, Theis and Davnie introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2791, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; establishing craft wineries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 340A.101, subdivision 11; 340A.315, as amended.

 

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

 

 

Whelan, Lohmer, Poston, Scott, Pugh, Miller, Lucero, Hertaus, Drazkowski, Quam, Dettmer, Grossell and Franson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2792, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting abortions of unborn children; establishing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62Q.145; 148.261, subdivision 1; 609.269; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 145.412.

 

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

 

 

Theis and Knoblach introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2793, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements and expansion of the Municipal Athletic Complex in St. Cloud; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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


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Davnie, Erickson, Loon, Maye Quade, Fenton, Fischer, Kunesh-Podein, Lee, Omar and Ward introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2794, A bill for an act relating to education; making members and employees of the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board and the Board of School Administrators mandated reporters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 122A.20, subdivision 2; 626.556, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Loon, Anselmo, Jessup, Jurgens, Peterson, Erickson, Theis, Grossell, Christensen, Fenton, Haley, Smith and Bennett introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2795, A bill for an act relating to education; codifying teacher code of ethics; requiring background checks; expanding mandatory reporting; expanding grounds for teacher discharge; expanding criminal sexual conduct offenses for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 171.02, subdivision 2a; 299C.17; 609.095; 631.40, subdivision 1a; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 122A.09, subdivision 2; 122A.187, by adding a subdivision; 122A.20, subdivisions 1, 2; 122A.40, subdivision 13; 122A.41, subdivision 6; 123B.03, subdivision 1; 171.02, subdivision 2b; 171.3215, subdivisions 2, 3; 626.556, subdivisions 3, 10e; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 122A; 299C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 122A.09, subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules, part 8710.2100, subparts 1, 2.

 

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

 

 

Nelson, Hilstrom, Hortman and Smith introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2796, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for asset preservation at North Hennepin Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Nelson, Hilstrom, Hortman and Smith introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2797, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for asset preservation at North Hennepin Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Nelson, Hilstrom, Hortman and Smith introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2798, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for asset preservation at North Hennepin Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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


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Barr, R., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2799, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for realignment of Argenta Trail and expansion of 70th Street West in Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Barr, R., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2800, A bill for an act relating to public safety; eliminating the exclusion from fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct for nonconsensual, intentional touching of another person's clothed buttock; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.3451, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Davnie and Fenton introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2801, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying a prior appropriation and appropriating money for the Family Partnership facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 17, subdivision 9.

 

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

 

 

Lueck introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2802, A bill for an act relating to environment; providing regulatory certainty to municipalities that construct publicly owned treatment works to comply with new or modified effluent limitations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115.

 

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

 

 

Bly introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2803, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mill Towns State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Erickson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2804, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing Lake Mille Lacs - 1837 Ceded Territory Advisory Task Force; requiring a report.

 

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


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Franson and Poston introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2805, A bill for an act relating to family law; allowing a child over the age of 11 to indicate a preference in custody and parenting time matters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 518.17, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Franson and Poston introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2806, A bill for an act relating to family law; modifying change of address notice requirement for a court order or judgment and decree; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 518.68, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Knoblach and Theis introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2807, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying the project description for the St. Cloud prison project; extending availability of an appropriation; amending Laws 2014, chapter 295, section 9; Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 19, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Hoppe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2808, A bill for an act relating to public pensions; expanding coverage for certain paramedics and emergency medical technicians employed by Hennepin Healthcare System, Inc.; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 353.64, subdivision 10.

 

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

 

 

Grossell and Nash introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2809, A bill for an act relating to state government; amending provisions related to emergency operations and the continuity of government; requiring the adoption of emergency operations and continuity of government plans by the legislative branch, judicial branch, and state constitutional officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 1.26, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 3.303, by adding a subdivision; 12.09, subdivision 2; 12.21, subdivision 3; 480.15, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3.93; 3.94; 3.95; 3.96.

 

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


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Neu introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2810, A bill for an act relating to data practices; requiring state agencies to maintain and publicize a log of data requests received; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.025, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Knoblach introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2811, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; excluding certain vendors from remitting June sales tax collections on an accelerated basis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 289A.20, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Knoblach introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2812, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption of bullion to include bullion coin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 297A.67, subdivision 34.

 

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

 

 

Lucero, Poston, Lohmer, Whelan and Pugh introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2813, 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 and Human Services Reform.

 

 

Whelan, Lohmer, Poston, Scott, Pugh, Miller, Lucero, Hertaus, Drazkowski, Quam, Dettmer, Grossell and Franson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2814, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting use of aborted fetal tissue for research; establishing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 145.422, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 137.47, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

 

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

 

 

Green introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2815, A bill for an act relating to human rights; establishing a crime for misrepresenting an animal as a service animal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 363A.19.

 

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


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Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2816, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Redpath impoundment flood hazard mitigation project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2817, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Toelle Coulee flood hazard mitigation project in Browns Valley; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2818, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; 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 Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance.

 

 

Runbeck; Nornes; Quam; West; Pugh; Hertaus; Johnson, B., and Swedzinski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2819, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring a study on the vulnerability of the electrical grid to solar storms; appropriating money.

 

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

 

 

Zerwas introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2820, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for dredging Lake Orono in Elk River; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Haley introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2821, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Goodhue County Historical Society's Museum 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 Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.


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Haley introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2822, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for infrastructure and redevelopment 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 Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

 

 

Haley introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2823, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mississippi Blufflands State Trail and Red Wing Riverfront Trail project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Considine; Sundin; Kunesh-Podein; Becker-Finn; Sauke; Johnson, C.; Clark and Fischer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2824, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying reimbursement rates for intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities and home and community-based services providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.5012, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14.

 

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

 

 

Gruenhagen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2825, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing certain nonpublic students in grade 10 to participate in career and technical courses offered through the postsecondary enrollment options program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.09, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Sandstede and Murphy, M., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2826, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a property tax exemption for certain property.

 

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

 

 

Schultz, Loeffler, Olson, Kunesh-Podein, Sauke, Clark, Ecklund, Slocum, Wagenius, Bly, Freiberg, Rosenthal and Halverson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2827, A bill for an act relating to health care coverage; extending the premium subsidy program through 2018; appropriating money; amending Laws 2017, chapter 2, article 1, sections 2; 5, as amended; 7, as amended.

 

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


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Allen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2828, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding general assistance eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256D.01, subdivision 1a; 256D.06, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 256D.05, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

O'Driscoll introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2829, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating real estate appraisals; creating an advisory board; prescribing its duties; 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 Regulatory Reform.

 

 

Hansen; Baker; Becker-Finn; Lien; Kunesh-Podein; Freiberg; Sundin; Olson; Thissen; Masin; Johnson, C.; Wagenius; Fischer; Bly; Sauke; Poppe; Ecklund; Franke; Bennett and Lee introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2830, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; appropriating money for deputy registrar reimbursement grants.

 

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

 

 

Rosenthal; Schultz; Pryor; Considine; Kunesh-Podein; Sauke; Clark; Dehn, R.; Slocum; Lien; Wagenius; Johnson, C.; Bly; Ward; Lee and Halverson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2831, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the state forecast include the rate of inflation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.103, subdivisions 1a, 1b.

 

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

 

 

Torkelson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2832, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for demolition of the Morton school building; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Drazkowski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2833, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for tip income; modifying withholding requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.92, subdivisions 1, 2a.

 

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


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Gruenhagen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2834, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a property tax exemption for certain child care facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Baker and Torkelson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2835, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for certain reimbursements to deputy registrars.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2836, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the taconite assistance area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.1341.

 

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

 

 

Pinto introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2837, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing medical assistance coverage for certain parking expenses using state-only funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0625, subdivision 18a.

 

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

 

 

Halverson, Rosenthal, Ward, Hortman, Schultz, Fischer, Liebling and Loeffler introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2838, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring review of transfers of assets by health maintenance organizations and nonprofit health service plan corporations; requiring transfer penalties to be assessed in certain circumstances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

 

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

 

 

Halverson, Rosenthal, Ward, Freiberg, Hortman, Schultz, Fischer, Liebling, Loeffler and Kunesh-Podein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2839, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring health maintenance organizations that are corporations to be organized as nonprofit corporations in order to operate in the state; establishing requirements for the use of net earnings of nonprofit health maintenance organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62D.12, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 62D.02, subdivision 4; 62D.03, subdivision 1; 62D.05, subdivision 1; 62D.06, subdivision 1; 62D.19; 62E.02, subdivision 3.

 

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


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Torkelson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2840, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Layman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2841, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing funding for the Children's Discovery Museum of Grand Rapids; appropriating money; amending Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 5, article 2, section 57, subdivision 12.

 

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

 

 

Layman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2842, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to Itasca County for radio infrastructure; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Daniels introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2843, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying charter school admission lotteries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 124E.11.

 

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

 

 

Daniels introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2844, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a municipal building in the city of Medford; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Loon introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2845, A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the appropriation for the singing-based pilot program to improve reading; amending Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 5, article 2, section 57, subdivision 14.

 

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


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Christensen, Erickson, O'Neill, Theis, Knoblach and Loon introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2846, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a special education working group; requiring a report.

 

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

 

 

Lueck introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2847, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Citizens Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 85.0146, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Nash, Rarick, O'Neill and Franson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2848, A bill for an act relating to state government; prohibiting lobbyists and certain former lobbyists from being appointed to multimember agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 15.0597, subdivision 6.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2849, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for grants to control beaver damage.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2850, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Gitchi-Gami State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2851, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a water access facility on Lake Superior in Grand Marais; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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


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Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2852, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to Bronco Ice Arena in International Falls; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Ecklund introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2853, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for educational programming and academic support in northeastern Minnesota.

 

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

 

 

Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2854, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mesabi Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Johnson, B., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2855, A bill for an act relating to public safety; limiting the amelioration doctrine; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.015, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Johnson, B., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2856, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the list of prior offenses that support a conviction of first-degree driving while impaired; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169A.24, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Johnson, B., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2857, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing certain tow trucks and towing vehicles to be equipped with blue flashing lights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 168B.16; 169.64, subdivision 4.

 

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


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Swedzinski introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2858, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying restrictions for using artificial lights while hunting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.081, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Erickson and Loon introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2859, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring state assessments to be administered in May; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 120B.30, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Erickson, Loon and Theis introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2860, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring the commissioner of education to review district and charter school curricula; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 120B.021, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Gruenhagen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2861, A bill for an act relating to elections; judicial offices; repealing requirement that the term incumbent be printed next to the incumbent candidate's name on the ballot; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 204B.36, subdivision 5.

 

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

 

 

Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2862, A bill for an act relating to local government; prohibiting waivers to political subdivision salary limits in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 43A.17, subdivision 9.

 

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

 

 

Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2863, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of Rockville residential streets; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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


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Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2864, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of 200th Street in Stearns County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Layman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2865, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to the Tioga Recreation Area in Cohasset; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Layman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2866, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for sewer and water system improvements in the city of Deer River; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Quam, Davids, Runbeck, Drazkowski and Whelan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2867, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; prescribing membership terms of members on the governor's Workforce Development Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 116L.665, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Nash and Scott introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2868, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring state agencies to dedicate a portion of their information technology expenditures to cyber security enhancements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16A.11, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 16E.03, subdivision 7.

 

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

 

 

Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2869, A bill for an act relating to military affairs; providing National Guard members access to information regarding state-sponsored life insurance program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 192.

 

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


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Sundin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2870, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use and motor vehicle taxes; modifying exemptions for certain leases and purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297A.61, by adding a subdivision; 297A.70, subdivision 3; 297B.01, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03.

 

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

 

 

Grossell introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2871, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the issuance of an off-sale license in Hubbard County.

 

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

 

 

Quam introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2872, A bill for an act relating to families; expanding the Office of Ombudsperson for Families; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 257.0755, subdivision 1; 257.076, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 257.0761; 257.0762; 257.0766; 257.0767; 257.0768, subdivision 6; 257.0769; 393.07, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 257.0755, subdivision 3.

 

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

 

 

Loon and Pryor introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2873, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; transportation; amending use of general obligation bond proceeds for certain rail grade crossings; amending Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 15, subdivision 13.

 

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

 

 

Sundin and Slocum introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2874, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Cloquet Area Fire District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Torkelson and Anderson, P., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2875, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for certain trunk highway system mowing reimbursements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 160.232.

 

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


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Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2876, A bill for an act relating to drainage; modifying procedures for repairing drainage systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103E.715, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

O'Neill introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2877, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the Monticello school district special education adjustment; amending Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 5, article 4, section 11.

 

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

 

 

Sundin, Thissen, Considine and Kunesh-Podein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2878, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water infrastructure in the city of Carlton and Twin Lakes Township; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Anderson, P., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2879, A bill for an act relating to finance; extending availability of fire remediation grants; amending Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 1, article 4, section 31.

 

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

 

 

Miller and Anderson, P., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2880, A bill for an act relating to civil liability; establishing a cause of action for disparagement of agricultural food products; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

 

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

 

 

Hansen and Barr, R., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2881, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for road construction to replace former highway frontage roads in Mendota and Mendota Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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


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Miller and Anderson, P., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2882, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rural Finance Authority; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Anderson, P., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2883, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a fire station in the city of Garfield; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Anderson, P., introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2884, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; excluding sales of off-sale alcoholic beverages when determining a food handler license fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 28A.16.

 

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

 

 

House File Nos. 2885 to 2928 were offered for introduction today:

 

 

Grossell introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2885, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; prohibiting civil actions to obtain access to private roads in Clearwater County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 84.0272, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Erickson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2886, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a legislative study group on Lake Mille Lacs - 1837 Ceded Territory comanagement; providing appointments.

 

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

 

 

Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2887, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; prohibiting certain rules related to nitrogen fertilizer unless approved by law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103H.275, subdivision 1.

 

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


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Backer introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2888, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for mental health counseling to farm families and farm business operators.

 

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

 

 

Christensen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2889, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of Pillsbury Hall on the Minneapolis campus of the University of Minnesota; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2890, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; modifying various provisions governing the registration of motor vehicles; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 163.051, subdivision 1; 168.002, subdivision 33; 168.013, subdivisions 1, 22; 168.017; 168.022, subdivision 2; 168.09, subdivision 5; 168.12, subdivision 1; 168.129, subdivision 1; 168.1296, subdivision 1; 168.1298, subdivision 1; 168.1299, subdivision 1; 168.33, subdivision 7; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 168.013, subdivision 1a; 168.1295, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Murphy, E.; Omar; Dehn, R.; Lee; Carlson, L.; Sauke; Clark; Carlson, A.; Kunesh-Podein and Ward introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2891, A bill for an act relating to health; allowing the Department of Health to collect information on firearm ownership under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.3805, by adding a subdivision; 144.05, subdivision 5.

 

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

 

 

Poppe, Urdahl, Davids and Hausman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2892, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional public television station in Austin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Murphy, E., by request, introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2893, A bill for an act relating to civil law; landlord and tenant; clarifying the notice requirements to terminate tenancy at will; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 504B.135.

 

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


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Davids, Poppe, Urdahl, Swedzinski and Hausman introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2894, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for equipment grants to public television.

 

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

 

 

Franke and Hansen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2895, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a storm water lift station to control storm water entering Seidl's Lake in South St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Poppe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2896, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for mental health counseling and advocate services.

 

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

 

 

Clark, Lillie and Kunesh-Podein introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2897, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of the historic Turnblad mansion of the American Swedish Institute; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Dehn, R.; Omar; Lee and Wagenius introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2898, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Upper St. Anthony Lock redevelopment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2899, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring insurers to notify insureds of the statutory prohibition against payment of rebates or deductibles by residential contractors; regulating claims practices of insurers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 72A.201, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65A.

 

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


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Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2900, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating homeowners' policies; requiring written consent of the insured before reducing the limits of coverage or the elimination of any coverages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 65A.29, subdivision 7.

 

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

 

 

Carlson, L., and Freiberg introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2901, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a 50-meter swimming pool in the city of New Hope; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Schomacker introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2902, A bill for an act relating to state government; transferring certain program evaluation duties from the commissioner of management and budget to the Legislative Budget Office; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 3.8853, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Metsa introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2903, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to reimburse the city of Virginia for the costs of utility relocation related to relocation of Highway 53.

 

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

 

 

Grossell introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2904, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for child pornography offenses; creating mandatory minimum sentences; directing Sentencing Guidelines Commission to modify the sex offender grid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 617.246, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 7, by adding a subdivision; 617.247, subdivisions 3, 4, 9, by adding a subdivision.

 

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


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Grossell introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2905, A bill for an act relating to public safety; state government; establishing a criminal sexual conduct prosecution team in the Office of the Attorney General; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 8.01; 8.31, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Grossell introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2906, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing that stays of adjudication in criminal sexual conduct cases are departures from the sentencing guidelines; requiring persons subject to stays of adjudication in criminal sexual conduct cases to register as predatory offenders; requiring criminal history points to be assessed against offenders who violate stays of adjudication in criminal sexual conduct cases for the stayed offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 243.166, subdivision 1b; 609.095.

 

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

 

 

Howe introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2907, A bill for an act relating to government data practices; permitting data sharing to administer the disabled veteran's homestead market value exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 197.603, subdivision 2; 273.1245, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Wills introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2908, A bill for an act relating to transportation; designating a bridge on marked U.S. Highway 52 in Rosemount as Warrant Officer Dennis A. Groth Memorial Bridge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Kiel and Fabian introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2909, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; extending levy authority for certain multicounty housing and redevelopment authorities; amending Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 5, section 33, as amended.

 

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


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Nornes introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2910, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a visitor and trail center in Glendalough State Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Loonan introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2911, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying adult foster care and community residential setting license capacity; modifying home and community-based services plan review and evaluation and intervention services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 245D.071, subdivision 5; 245D.091, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 245A.11, subdivision 2a.

 

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

 

 

Rarick, Nelson and Pugh introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2912, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring payments within a certain time period and release of a retainage within a certain time period; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 15.72.

 

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

 

 

Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2913, A bill for an act relating to wages; prohibiting employers from requiring disclosure of past wages; imposing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181.171, 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 Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance.

 

 

Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2914, A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring written employment contracts; expanding employer obligation to provide workers' compensation and unemployment insurance contributions; prohibiting noncompete agreements for certain employees; regulating contracts for services for independent contractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181.721; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 181; 513; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 181.55; 181.56; 181.57.

 

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


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Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2915, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying the definition of employee for individuals providing babysitting services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 177.23, subdivision 7; 181.960, subdivision 3; 363A.20, subdivision 1.

 

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

 

 

Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2916, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; unsolicited commercial electronic mail messages; setting a deadline for implementation of recipient directives to unsubscribe; providing for enforcement against violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 325F.694, subdivision 4.

 

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

 

 

Thissen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2917, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a grant program for skate parks throughout the state; authorizing the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission to build skate parks; modifying the Minnesota Tort Claims Act; modifying liability for free recreational use of private lands; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 604A.21, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 3.736, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 240A.

 

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

 

 

Hansen introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2918, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Robert Street Corridor reconstruction; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Kiel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2919, A bill for an act relating to health; allowing community health workers to provide telemedicine services; eliminating the medical assistance limit for certain telemedicine encounters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62A.671, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 3b.

 

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


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Kiel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2920, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the construction project rate for certain nursing facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

 

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

 

 

Kiel introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2921, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending certain requirements governing railroad crossings to include on-track equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169.011, subdivision 60; 169.26, subdivision 1; 169.28; 169.29.

 

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

 

 

Barr, R.; Hansen; Wills; Koznick; Garofalo; Christensen; Peterson; Masin; Maye Quade and Halverson introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2922, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional public safety facility in Dakota County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

 

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

 

 

Uglem introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2923, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying tax increment financing authority for the city of Champlin.

 

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

 

 

O'Neill and Rarick introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2924, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring proposed changes to state employee group insurance to be submitted separately to the Legislative Coordinating Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.855, subdivision 2.

 

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

 

 

Rarick and O'Neill introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2925, A bill for an act relating to public employment; prohibiting exclusive representatives from requiring political contributions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 179A.

 

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


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O'Neill introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2926, A bill for an act relating to public employment; specifying conditions of legislative ratification of proposed collective bargaining agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.855, subdivision 1a.

 

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

 

 

Daudt and Peppin introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2927, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money to the senate and the house of representatives.

 

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

 

 

Clark; Allen; Dehn, R.; Moran; Lee; Omar; Kunesh-Podein and Bly introduced:

 

H. F. No. 2928, A bill for an act relating to state government; acknowledging the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity suffered by certain groups in Minnesota's history; establishing a commission to study and report recommendations to provide appropriate remedies.

 

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

 

 

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

 

 

††††† Murphy, E., moved that the name of Bernardy be added as an author on H. F. No. 116.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Davnie moved that the name of Moran be added as an author on H. F. No. 146.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Dettmer moved that the name of Neu be added as an author on H. F. No. 226.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Hertaus moved that the name of Franson be added as an author on H. F. No. 287.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Kiel moved that the name of Omar be added as an author on H. F. No. 481.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Schultz moved that the name of Bernardy be added as an author on H. F. No. 634.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Koegel moved that the name of Bernardy be added as an author on H. F. No. 695.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Applebaum moved that the name of Davnie be added as an author on H. F. No. 927.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Dehn, R., moved that the name of Olson be added as an author on H. F. No. 951.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Garofalo moved that the name of Newberger be added as an author on H. F. No. 1005.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Metsa moved that the name of Bernardy be added as an author on H. F. No. 1013.The motion prevailed.


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†††††††††† Theis moved that the name of Maye Quade be added as an author on H. F. No. 1031.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Drazkowski moved that the name of Swedzinski be added as an author on H. F. No. 1163.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Petersburg moved that the name of Thissen be added as an author on H. F. No. 1243.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Loonan moved that the names of Baker and O'Neill be added as authors on H. F. No. 1251.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Nornes moved that the name of Bernardy be added as an author on H. F. No. 1409.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Baker moved that the names of Smith and Franke be added as authors on H. F. No. 1440.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Thissen moved that the name of Lesch be added as an author on H. F. No. 1541.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Pierson moved that the name of Bernardy be added as an author on H. F. No. 1603.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Howe moved that the name of Newberger be added as an author on H. F. No. 1627.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Pinto moved that the name of Carlson, L., be added as an author on H. F. No. 1669.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Allen moved that the name of Bernardy be added as an author on H. F. No. 1676.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Lee moved that the name of Flanagan be added as an author on H. F. No. 1678.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Sandstede moved that the name of Bernardy be added as an author on H. F. No. 1684.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Vogel moved that the name of Masin be added as an author on H. F. No. 1975.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Applebaum moved that the name of Carlson, A., be added as an author on H. F. No. 2054.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Zerwas moved that the name of Lohmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 2065.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Urdahl moved that the name of Poppe be added as an author on H. F. No. 2119.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† McDonald moved that the name of Anderson, S., be added as an author on H. F. No. 2128.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Clark moved that the name of Bernardy be added as an author on H. F. No. 2132. The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Dehn, R., moved that the names of Liebling and Pinto be added as authors on H. F. No. 2139.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Hansen moved that the name of Scott be added as an author on H. F. No. 2146.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Daniels moved that the name of Thissen be added as an author on H. F. No. 2356.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Considine moved that the name of Bernardy be added as an author on H. F. No. 2381.The motion prevailed.


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†††††††††† Lohmer moved that the name of Dettmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 2413.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Gunther moved that the name of Marquart be added as an author on H. F. No. 2424.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Drazkowski moved that the name of Poston be added as an author on H. F. No. 2495.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Theis moved that the name of Bennett be added as an author on H. F. No. 2528.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Hertaus moved that the names of Moran and Omar be added as authors on H. F. No. 2545.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Dean, M., moved that the name of Thissen be added as an author on H. F. No. 2574.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Thissen moved that the name of Bernardy be added as an author on H. F. No. 2579.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Mahoney moved that the name of Moran be added as an author on H. F. No. 2603.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Whelan moved that the name of Vogel be added as an author on H. F. No. 2682.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Quam moved that the name of Vogel be added as an author on H. F. No. 2690.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Drazkowski moved that the name of Dettmer be added as an author on H. F. No. 2699.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Lee moved that the names of Ward and Bernardy be added as authors on H. F. No. 2711.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Drazkowski moved that the name of Gruenhagen be added as an author on H. F. No. 2716.The motion prevailed.

 

 

TAKEN FROM THE TABLE

 

Anderson, S., moved that H. F. No. 399 be taken from the table, that the Speaker appoint a Conference Committee of 5 members of the House, and that the House requests that a like committee be appointed by the Senate to confer on the disagreeing votes of the two houses.The motion prevailed.

 

Garofalo moved that H. F. No. 600 be taken from the table, that the Speaker appoint a Conference Committee of 3 members of the House, and that the House requests that a like committee be appointed by the Senate to confer on the disagreeing votes of the two houses.The motion prevailed.

 

Vogel moved that H. F. No. 740 be taken from the table, that the Speaker appoint a Conference Committee of 5 members of the House, and that the House requests that a like committee be appointed by the Senate to confer on the disagreeing votes of the two houses.The motion prevailed.

 

Anderson, S., moved that H. F. No. 778 be taken from the table, that the Speaker appoint a Conference Committee of 3 members of the House, and that the House requests that a like committee be appointed by the Senate to confer on the disagreeing votes of the two houses.The motion prevailed.

 

Torkelson moved that H. F. No. 859 be taken from the table, that the Speaker appoint a Conference Committee of 5 members of the House, and that the House requests that a like committee be appointed by the Senate to confer on the disagreeing votes of the two houses.The motion prevailed.


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Loon moved that H. F. No. 947 be taken from the table, that the Speaker appoint a Conference Committee of 5 members of the House, and that the House requests that a like committee be appointed by the Senate to confer on the disagreeing votes of the two houses.The motion prevailed.

 

Davids moved that H. F. No. 1226 be taken from the table, that the Speaker appoint a Conference Committee of 5 members of the House, and that the House requests that a like committee be appointed by the Senate to confer on the disagreeing votes of the two houses.The motion prevailed.

 

Anderson, P., moved that H. F. No. 1717 be taken from the table, that the Speaker appoint a Conference Committee of 3 members of the House, and that the House requests that a like committee be appointed by the Senate to confer on the disagreeing votes of the two houses.The motion prevailed.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE SPEAKER

 

††††† The Speaker announced the appointment of the following members of the House to a Conference Committee on H. F. No. 399:

 

††††† Anderson, S.; O'Driscoll; Fenton; Nash and Dettmer.

 

††††† The Speaker announced the appointment of the following members of the House to a Conference Committee on H. F. No. 600:

 

††††† Garofalo, Baker and Poppe.

 

††††† The Speaker announced the appointment of the following members of the House to a Conference Committee on H. F. No. 740:

 

††††† Vogel, Hoppe, Loonan, Kresha and Halverson.

 

††††† The Speaker announced the appointment of the following members of the House to a Conference Committee on H. F. No. 778:

 

††††† Anderson, S.; Vogel and Sandstede.

 

††††† The Speaker announced the appointment of the following members of the House to a Conference Committee on H. F. No. 859:

 

††††† Torkelson, Runbeck, Petersburg, Howe and Koznick.

 

††††† The Speaker announced the appointment of the following members of the House to a Conference Committee on H. F. No. 947:

 

††††† Loon, Erickson, Bennett, Kresha and Murphy, M.

 

††††† The Speaker announced the appointment of the following members of the House to a Conference Committee on H. F. No. 1226:

 

††††† Davids, McDonald, Hertaus, Drazkowski and Marquart.


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†††††††††† The Speaker announced the appointment of the following members of the House to a Conference Committee on H. F. No. 1717:

 

††††† Anderson, P.; Hamilton and Johnson, C.

 

 

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS, Continued

 

 

††††† Drazkowski moved that H. F. No. 2495 be recalled from the Committee on Taxes and be re-referred to the Committee on Education Finance.The motion prevailed.

 

 

Lesch moved to amend the Permanent Rules of the House for the 90th Session as follows:

 

Rule 6.10 is amended to read:

 

"6.10 THE COMMITTEE ON ETHICS.(a) The Speaker must appoint a Committee on Ethics consisting of four members:two members from the majority political party caucus, and two from the minority caucus.One alternate from each caucus must also be appointed.The committee must adopt written procedures, which must include due process requirements, for handling complaints and issuing guidelines.Committee procedures must specify due process for complaints brought under paragraphs (b), (c), and (d); these procedures must be adopted by the Ethics Committee and posted on the House Web site.

 

(b) A complaint under paragraph (b) may be brought about conduct by a member that violates a rule or administrative policy of the House, that violates accepted norms of House behavior, that betrays the public trust, or that tends to bring the House into dishonor or disrepute.

 

(c) A complaint under paragraph (c) may be brought about conduct by a member that violates sexual harassment or discrimination policies of the House.

 

(d) A complaint of a breach of confidentiality by a member or employee of the House must be immediately referred by the Speaker to the Ethics Committee for disciplinary action.

 

(e) A complaint about a member's conduct brought under paragraph (b) must present with specificity the factual evidence supporting the complaint.A complaint must be in writing, under oath and signed by two or more members of the House, and submitted to the Speaker.Before submitting the complaint to the Speaker, the complainants must cause a copy of it and any supporting materials to be delivered to any member named in the complaint.Within seven days after receiving a complaint, the Speaker must refer the complaint to the Ethics Committee for processing by the committee according to its rules of procedure.

 

The existence and substance of a complaint, including any supporting materials, and all proceedings, meetings, hearings, and records of the Ethics Committee are public; except that the committee, upon a majority vote of the whole committee, may meet in executive session to consider or determine the question of probable cause, to consider a member's medical or other health records, or to protect the privacy of a victim or a third party, except in cases brought under paragraph (c), whereby paragraph (h) governs all timelines and disclosure obligations.

 

A complaint of a breach of confidentiality by a member or employee of the House must be immediately referred by the Speaker to the Ethics Committee for disciplinary action.


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(f) A complaint about a memberís conduct brought under paragraph (c) must present with specificity the factual evidence supporting the complaint.A complaint may be made by any member, member of the public, lobbyist, or executive branch official, must be made under oath, must be handled in a confidential manner, and must be presented to both the Majority Leader and Minority Leader of the House.A complaint must be in writing.The Majority Leader and Minority Leader must cause a copy of the complaint and any supporting materials to be delivered to any member named in the complaint, but must redact any identification.The complaint, and any portion thereof, is private data under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13, until the Ethics Committee has found probable cause exists to proceed to charge on the merits of the complaint.Within seven days after receiving a complaint, the Majority Leader and Minority Leader must refer the complaint to the Ethics Committee for processing by the committee according to its rules of procedure, or, for complaints under paragraph (c), according to procedures under paragraph (h).

 

The existence and substance of a complaint, including any supporting materials, and all proceedings, meetings, hearings, and records of the Ethics Committee are public; except that the committee, upon a majority vote of the whole committee, may meet in executive session to consider or determine the question of probable cause, to consider a member's medical or other health records, or to protect the privacy of a victim or a third party.In cases brought under paragraph (c), a nonpublic probable cause hearing is required.

 

(g) The committee must act in an investigatory capacity and may make recommendations regarding complaints submitted to the Speaker before adjournment sine die.With regard to a complaint under paragraph (b), with the approval of the Speaker, the committee may retain a retired judge or other nonpartisan legal advisor to advise and assist the committee, as the committee considers appropriate and necessary in the circumstances of the case, in conducting the proceedings and obtaining a complete and accurate understanding of the information relevant to the conduct in question.With regard to a complaint under paragraph (c), the Ethics Committee must secure outside counsel and shall receive an investigatory report from the outside counsel prior to any probable cause hearing.

 

(h) With regard to a complaint under paragraph (c), the Ethics Committee must hold a nonpublic probable cause hearing within 30 days of receipt of a complaint.If probable cause is found, the Ethics Committee must hold a public hearing within 60 days of receipt of a complaint, and must allow testimony from all sides in the matter.The accused may waive a public hearing upon admission to any complaint.The Ethics Committee must report on actions recommended, if any, within 90 days of receipt of a complaint.

 

(i) Accused and accuser in a paragraph (c) complaint may request reimbursement by the House for reasonable attorney costs, and those shall be paid upon approval by the House Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

 

(j) Ethics Committee recommendations for disciplinary action must be supported by clear and convincing evidence and must be reported to the House for final disposition."

 

 

††††† Peppin moved that the Lesch amendment to the Permanent Rules of the House for the 90th Session be referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.The motion prevailed.

 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE SPEAKER

 

††††† The Speaker announced the following appointments and changes in committee assignments:

 

††††† Agriculture Finance:Add the name of Munson.

 

††††† Agriculture Policy:Add the name of Munson.


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†††††††††† Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance:Add the name of Poston.

 

††††† Health and Human Services Reform:Delete the name of Murphy, E., and add the names of Halverson and Munson.

 

††††† Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance:Add the name of Munson.

 

††††† Public Safety and Security Policy and Finance:Show the name of Johnson, B., as Chair and add the name of Uglem.

 

††††† Rules and Legislative Administration:Delete the name of Murphy, E., and add the name of Schultz.

 

††††† Ways and Means:Add the name of Hertaus.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

††††† Peppin moved that when the House adjourns today it adjourn until 3:30 p.m., Thursday, February 22, 2018.The motion prevailed.

 

††††† Peppin moved that the House adjourn.The motion prevailed, and the Speaker declared the House stands adjourned until 3:30 p.m., Thursday, February 22, 2018.

 

 

Patrick D. Murphy, Chief Clerk, House of Representatives