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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Thursday, January 14, 2021


The following House Files were introduced:

Quam introduced:

H. F. 73, A bill for an act relating to health care; designing a wholesale drug importation program.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 74, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying muzzleloader provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 97A.015, subdivision 51; 97B.031, subdivision 1.

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

Moller and Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 75, A bill for an act relating to forfeiture; limiting vehicles and other property subject to forfeiture; providing for recovery of property by innocent owners; modifying participation in the federal equitable sharing program; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 169A.63, subdivisions 1, 7, 8, 10, 13, by adding subdivisions; 609.531, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 609.5311, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 609.5314, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.5315, subdivisions 5, 5b, 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.5317.

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

Becker-Finn; Hansen, R.; Gomez; Olson, L.; Jordan; Davnie; Kotyza-Witthuhn; Moller; Hollins; Reyer; Huot; Youakim; Feist; Lee and Berg introduced:

H. F. 76, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing outdoor recreation grant account; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

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

Moller introduced:

H. F. 77, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; amending a project description for an earlier-enacted appropriation for an Arden Hills water main project; amending Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 22, subdivision 6.

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

Wazlawik and Hansen, R. introduced:

H. F. 78, A bill for an act relating to environment; defining perfluorochemicals as hazardous substance under Minnesota Environmental Response and Liability Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 115B.02, subdivision 8.

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

Wazlawik and Hansen, R. introduced:

H. F. 79, A bill for an act relating to environment; regulating use of certain chemicals in food packaging; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

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

Lippert introduced:

H. F. 80, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending the mediation period for certain farmer-lender mediations.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 81, A bill for an act relating to health; requesting the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota establish a pharmacogenomics (PGx) task force; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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

Quam and Pierson introduced:

H. F. 82, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a pharmacogenomics grant program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 83, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying use of electronic benefit transfer cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 245A.11, by adding a subdivision.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 84, A bill for an act relating to taxation; gross revenues; providing exemptions of certain payments received by certain nonprofits for the provider tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 295.53, subdivision 1.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 85, A bill for an act relating to taxation; gross revenues; providing a credit against the provider tax for certain nonprofits; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 295.

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

Quam and Pierson introduced:

H. F. 86, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for purchases made by certain nonprofit health care clinics; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 297A.70, subdivision 4.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 87, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the SAVI program for state agencies to encourage innovation and cost savings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 16A.28, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

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

Lippert introduced:

H. F. 88, A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing the commissioner of veteran's affairs to establish veteran adult day care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 198.006.

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

Elkins and Keeler introduced:

H. F. 89, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for ranked-choice voting in elections for federal and state offices; authorizing jurisdictions to adopt ranked-choice voting for local offices; establishing procedures for adoption, implementation, and use of ranked-choice voting; allowing municipalities to use electronic voting systems with a reallocation feature; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 204B.27, by adding a subdivision; 204B.34, subdivision 1; 204B.35, subdivision 1; 204C.19, by adding a subdivision; 204C.21, by adding a subdivision; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.32, subdivision 1; 204C.33, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.08, subdivisions 4, 5; 204D.10, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.11, subdivision 1; 205.13, subdivision 2; 206.58, subdivision 1; 206.83; 206.89, subdivisions 2, 3; 207A.12; 208.05; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 206; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204E.

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

Swedzinski, Lueck, Bliss and Daniels introduced:

H. F. 90, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; eliminating shotgun zone for taking deer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 97B.031, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 97B.318.

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

Hansen, R. and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 91, A bill for an act relating to environment; prioritizing expenditures from dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account; banning perchloroethylene; modifying prior appropriation; appropriating money for cost-share program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 115B.49, subdivision 3; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, section 2, subdivision 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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

Richardson introduced:

H. F. 92, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying postsecondary enrollment provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 124D.09, subdivisions 9, 11, 12.

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

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 93, A bill for an act relating to education; extending school district fund transfer flexibility; expanding uses of long-term facilities maintenance revenue; amending Laws 2020, chapter 116, article 3, section 8.

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

Lislegard introduced:

H. F. 94, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing non-in-person permit to carry renewals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.714, subdivision 3.

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

Lislegard and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 95, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allowing the transfer of license plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 168.021, subdivision 2a; 168.10, subdivision 1i; 168.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 2b, 2c, 2d, 2e, 2g; 168.124, subdivision 4; 168.125, subdivision 1c; 168.128, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 168.121, subdivision 3; 168.123, subdivision 4; 168.1235, subdivision 4; 168.1253, subdivision 5; 168.1255, subdivision 3; 168.1256, subdivision 3; 168.1282, subdivision 3; 168.129, subdivision 4; 168.1294, subdivision 3; 168.1295, subdivision 4; 168.1296, subdivision 4; 168.1298, subdivision 4; 168.1299, subdivision 3.

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

Lueck introduced:

H. F. 96, A bill for an act relating to taxation; lawful gambling; reducing rates for the flat rate tax and the combined net receipts tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 6.

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

Albright introduced:

H. F. 97, A bill for an act relating to state government; reducing planning estimates in the February 2021 forecast.

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

Albright introduced:

H. F. 98, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring all federal funds received for COVID-19 purposes to be spent pursuant to a direct appropriation by law.

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

Hansen, R.; Davids; Ecklund; Urdahl; Hamilton; Swedzinski; Fischer; Lee and Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 99, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for RIM and other conservation purposes; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Ecklund, Sundin and Lislegard introduced:

H. F. 100, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; directing commissioner of natural resources to reduce walleye limit.

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

Green, Poston, Erickson, Novotny, Quam, O'Neill and Burkel introduced:

H. F. 101, A bill for an act relating to state government; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution article V, section 3; declaring an emergency; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 12.31, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 102, A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; regulating interest rates for consumer short-term and small loans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 47.59, subdivision 2; 47.60, subdivision 2; 47.601, subdivisions 2, 6; 53.04, subdivision 3a; 56.131, subdivision 1.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 103, A bill for an act relating to driver's licenses; repealing certain driver licensing requirements related to diabetes mellitus; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7410.2610, subparts 1, 2, 3, 3a, 5a, 5b, 6.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 104, A bill for an act relating to wages; modifying wage deductions for credit card charges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 177.24, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 5200.0080, subpart 7.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 105, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; authorizing cities to create land-value taxation districts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 428A.

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

Davnie and Olson, L. introduced:

H. F. 106, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; removing Social Security and Social Security disability offsets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 268.085, subdivisions 4, 4a.

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

Johnson introduced:

H. F. 107, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the crime of property damage motivated by bias; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.595, subdivisions 1a, 2.

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

Noor and Her introduced:

H. F. 108, A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting employers or prospective employers from requiring or using credit information as a condition of employment or for employment purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 181.53.

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

Noor and Her introduced:

H. F. 109, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring installation of automatic sprinkler systems in certain existing high-rise buildings; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.

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

Noor and Her introduced:

H. F. 110, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for grants to assist internationally trained professionals in earning Minnesota licenses; requiring reports.

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

Olson, L. and Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 111, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for tribal and county reimbursement of costs for federal funds incorrectly claimed.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 112, A bill for an act relating to housing; providing residents an opportunity to purchase manufactured home parks; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 327C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 327C.096.

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

Moller and Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 113, A bill for an act relating to domestic violence; enacting the Uniform Recognition and Enforcement of Canadian Orders for Protection Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 518B.01, subdivisions 14, 19a; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518F.

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

Moller and Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 114, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; suspending the expiring of statutory deadlines imposed upon judicial proceedings during a peacetime emergency; amending Laws 2020, chapter 74, article 1, section 16.

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

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 115, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring a consecutive sentence for inmates who assault local correctional facility employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.2232.

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

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 116, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate; conforming to the federal exclusion amount; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1; 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1a; 289A.12, subdivision 18; 289A.18, subdivision 3a; 289A.20, subdivision 3a; 291.03, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, 11.

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

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 117, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the definition of a resident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 290.01, subdivision 7.

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

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 118, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the credit for parents of stillborn children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 290.0685, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 119, A bill for an act relating to public safety; designating a permit to carry as equivalent to a firearms safety certificate for hunting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 97B.020.

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

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 120, A bill for an act relating to local government aid; making modifications related to public safety; withholding local government aid from a city that reduces the number of peace officers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A.

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

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 121, A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying packaging requirements for certain small brewers; 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 Finance and Policy.

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 122, A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying city population requirement to qualify for exemption from certain temporary license issuance restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 340A.410, subdivision 10.

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

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 123, A bill for an act relating to higher education; repealing the Regent Candidate Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 137.0246, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 137.0245.

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

Hertaus and Haley introduced:

H. F. 124, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring legislative approval to extend the duration of a peacetime emergency declared by the governor; limiting duration of peacetime emergency extensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 12.31, subdivision 2.

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

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 125, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; providing a credit for certain businesses required to operate at reduced capacity.

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

Mortensen, Munson and Miller introduced:

H. F. 126, A bill for an act relating to state government; suspending the salary of the governor and legislators when certain orders are issued restricting the operation or conduct of private business; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12.

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

Robbins, Demuth and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 127, A bill for an act relating to youth employment; modifying requirements for 16- and 17-year-olds working in or around a construction or building project; authorizing rulemaking.

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

Novotny introduced:

H. F. 128, A bill for an act relating to data; providing that data held by law enforcement agencies regarding the person or entity that posted bail is public; requiring notice to the agency having custody of the arrested or detained person when bail or a bond is posted; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.82, subdivision 2; 629.53; 629.67; 629.70.

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

Novotny introduced:

H. F. 129, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating liability and vicarious liability for trespass to critical infrastructure; creating a crime for recruiting or educating individuals to trespass on or damage critical infrastructure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 609.594, subdivision 2; 609.6055, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

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

Hansen, R. introduced:

H. F. 130, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the city of West St. Paul for lift station upgrades and force main replacements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Demuth and Bliss introduced:

H. F. 131, A bill for an act relating to firearms; clarifying law on use of force in defense of home and person; codifying and extending Minnesota's self-defense and defense of home laws; eliminating the common law duty to retreat in cases of self-defense outside the home; expanding the boundaries of dwelling for purposes of self-defense; creating a presumption in the case of a person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force; extending the rights available to a person in that person's dwelling to a person defending against entry of that person's occupied vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.065.

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

Quam and Pierson introduced:

H. F. 132, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying an appropriation for capital improvements in Olmsted County; amending Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, section 16, subdivision 36.

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

Becker-Finn; Hansen, R., and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 133, A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying provisions for conveying state land interests; adding to and deleting from state parks and recreation areas; authorizing sales of certain state lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 84.63; 92.502.

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