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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Monday, January 11, 2021


The following House Files were introduced:

Huot and Olson, L. introduced:

H. F. 37, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; creating a presumption of eligibility for school employees who contract COVID-19.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 38, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for the disaster assistance contingency account.

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

Carlson; Xiong, T.; Pinto and Greenman introduced:

H. F. 39, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing rehire and retention protections for laid-off workers during a declared emergency; imposing civil penalties; authorizing rulemaking; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.

Howard; Hausman; Gomez; Pinto; Long; Hassan; Noor; Hansen, R.; Frazier; Olson, L.; Jordan; Greenman; Keeler; Thompson and Berg introduced:

H. F. 40, A bill for an act relating to housing; establishing a state rent assistance program for low-income, cost-burdened households; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 462A.05, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 462A.

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

Frazier; Olson, L.; Agbaje; Hollins; Thompson; Hanson, J., and Berg introduced:

H. F. 41, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing emergency paid sick leave to health care employees excluded from the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.

Howard introduced:

H. F. 42, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for emergency services, isolation spaces, and housing support.

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

Quam and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 43, 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 Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

Quam and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 44, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; allowing nurses licensed under the Nurse Licensure Compact to practice nursing during a peacetime emergency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 148.211, by adding a subdivision.

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

Ecklund, Sundin, Sandstede, Lislegard, Igo and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 45, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for all-terrain vehicle trails; extending availability of certain appropriations for all-terrain vehicle trail construction.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 46, A bill for an act relating to taxation; establishing a taxpayer receipt; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 289A.08, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 47, A bill for an act relating to elections; enacting the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 208.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 48, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring negotiation of safe harvest levels for walleye; requiring a report.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 49, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; adding requirements of 1837 Ceded Territory Fisheries Technical Committee.

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

Erickson, Green, Theis, Raleigh and Quam introduced:

H. F. 50, A bill for an act relating to wages; modifying definition of small business; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 177.24, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.

Erickson and Quam introduced:

H. F. 51, A bill for an act relating to higher education; clarifying the grant-making authority of the partnership between the University of Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic relating to regenerative medicine; amending Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 1, section 4, subdivision 2; Laws 2019, chapter 64, article 1, section 4, subdivision 4.

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

Nash, Scott, Poston, Boe, Raleigh, Heinrich and Anderson introduced:

H. F. 52, A bill for an act relating to open meetings; requiring public comments at all open meetings of public bodies, including those conducted by electronic means; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13D.015, subdivisions 2, 4; 13D.02, subdivision 1; 13D.021, subdivisions 1, 3; 35.0661, subdivision 1; 41A.0235; 41B.026; 116L.03, subdivision 8; 116M.15, subdivision 5; 116U.25; 129C.105; 134.31, subdivision 7; 176.102, subdivision 3c; 248.10; 256.482, subdivision 5b; 256.975, subdivision 2a; 256C.28, subdivision 7; 268A.02, subdivision 3; 326B.32, subdivision 7; 326B.435, subdivision 7; 326B.925, subdivision 7; 462A.041; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13D.

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

Elkins introduced:

H. F. 53, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements at the Bush Lake Ski Jump; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Elkins introduced:

H. F. 54, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; increasing vehicle registration fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 168.33, subdivision 7; 171.061, subdivision 4.

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

Elkins introduced:

H. F. 55, A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying the evaluation process for mandated health benefit proposals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 62J.03, subdivision 4; 62J.26, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision.

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

Elkins introduced:

H. F. 56, A bill for an act relating to health coverage; requiring coverage for lymphedema compression treatment items; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.

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

Elkins introduced:

H. F. 57, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring medical practices to make available to the public their current standard charges; authorizing the commissioner of health to establish a price comparison tool for items and services offered by medical practices; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

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

Elkins introduced:

H. F. 58, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring manufacturers to report and maintain prescription drug prices; requiring the filing of health plan prescription drug formularies; health care coverage; prohibiting health carriers from denying or limiting coverage due to lack of prior authorization; establishing requirements for a prescription benefit tool; requiring prescription drug benefit transparency and disclosure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 62A.02, subdivision 1; 62J.497, subdivisions 1, 3; 62J.84, subdivisions 2, 6, 7, 8, 9; 151.071, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62A; 62J; 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 62D.12, subdivision 19.

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

Elkins introduced:

H. F. 59, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions governing submission of data to and use of data in the all-payer claims database; requiring recommendations from the commissioner of health regarding use of data by outside entities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 62U.04, subdivisions 4, 5, 11.

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

Koegel introduced:

H. F. 60, A bill for an act relating to children; requiring parental notice of and permitting parental participation in maltreatment determination reconsideration and human services licensing sanction appeal hearings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 245A.07, by adding a subdivision; 245A.08, by adding a subdivision; 260E.33, by adding subdivisions.

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

Demuth, Albright, Petersburg, Theis, Jurgens, Robbins and Raleigh introduced:

H. F. 61, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating the Office of Ombudsperson for Child Care Providers; providing appointments; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119B.

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

Scott, Nash and Bahr introduced:

H. F. 62, A bill for an act relating to liquor; farm wineries; eliminating certain agricultural requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 340A.101, subdivision 11; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 340A.315, subdivision 9.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 63, A bill for an act relating to economic development; forgiving loans under the Lake Mille Lacs area economic relief program; amending Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 7, section 46, subdivision 2.

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

Klevorn introduced:

H. F. 64, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for an alternatives analysis of transit service in the marked Trunk Highway 55 corridor from Medina to Minneapolis.

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

Klevorn introduced:

H. F. 65, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a refundable construction exemption for fire stations in the city of Plymouth; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 297A.71, subdivision 52.

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

Bahner introduced:

H. F. 66, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a Legislative Commission on Cybersecurity; providing legislative 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 State Government Finance and Elections.

Munson introduced:

H. F. 67, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying an appropriation for capital improvements in Vernon Center; amending Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 22, subdivision 33.

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

Sundin, Lislegard and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 68, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the maximum levy rate for certain municipalities in the Cloquet Area Fire and Ambulance Special Taxing District; amending Laws 2009, chapter 88, article 2, section 46, subdivision 3, as amended.

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

Franson introduced:

H. F. 69, A bill for an act relating to human services; defining care coordination provided by community health workers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 256B.0625, subdivision 49.

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

Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 70, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a revolving loan fund for energy conservation in state buildings; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.

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

Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 71, A bill for an act relating to corrections; repealing the requirement that the commissioner of corrections house inmates in multiple occupancy cells to the greatest extent possible; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 243.53.

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

Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 72, A bill for an act relating to standards of time; providing for advanced standard time, also known as daylight saving time, year-round effective upon authorization by federal law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 645.071.

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