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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Wednesday, February 01, 2012


The following House Files were introduced:

Howes and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 2034, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying requirements for certain bear stands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97A.137, subdivision 5.

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

Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 2035, A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making the office of county auditor-treasurer appointive in Jackson County.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2036, A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring increases in permanent school fund allocations to districts to be reserved for school technology purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 127A.33.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2037, A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating the community education, school readiness, and Early Childhood Family Education fund balance penalties; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 124D.135, subdivisions 8, 9; 124D.16, subdivisions 6, 7; 124D.20, subdivisions 11, 12.

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

Kahn, Carlson, Howes, Clark and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2038, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional 911 emergency communications center; 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 Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Fabian and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 2039, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the aviation maintenance training center on the Thief River Falls airport site of Northland Community and Technical 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 Policy and Finance.

Fabian and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 2040, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an aviation maintenance expansion project at Northland Community and Technical 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 Policy and Finance.

Abeler, Kiffmeyer and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 2041, A bill for an act relating to health; making changes to dental licensing provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 150A.06, subdivisions 1c, 3, 4, 6, by adding a subdivision; 150A.09, subdivision 3; 150A.091, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, by adding a subdivision; 150A.105, subdivision 7; 150A.106, subdivision 1; 150A.14.

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

Abeler introduced:

H. F. 2042, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Highway 10 and Armstrong Boulevard Interchange in the city of Ramsey; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Kieffer and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 2043, A bill for an act relating to bonding; municipal bonds; modifying law relating to youth ice facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 475.58, subdivision 3a.

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

Petersen, B. introduced:

H. F. 2044, A bill for an act relating to data practices; repealing certain classifications related to electronic licensing; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.7931, subdivision 6; 84.0874.

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

Mariani, Hausman, Moran and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 2045, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for design and renovation at Saint Paul 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 Policy and Finance.

Woodard introduced:

H. F. 2046, A bill for an act relating to public safety; permitting law enforcement access to Department of Human Services electronic civil commitment data for a background check on an applicant for a permit to possess explosives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 245.041.

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

O'Driscoll, Morrow, Beard, Hosch, Swedzinski and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 2047, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for local road improvement; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2048, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for the continued existence of the Council on Affairs of Chicano/Latino People, Council on Black Minnesotans, Council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans, Indian Affairs Council, and Council on Disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 3D.21, subdivision 1.

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

Barrett, Erickson, Myhra and Crawford introduced:

H. F. 2049, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a vision therapy pilot project; appropriating money.

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

Barrett introduced:

H. F. 2050, A bill for an act relating to the city of Taylors Falls; authorizing the city of Taylors Falls to establish and exercise border city development zone powers; appropriating money.

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

Paymar and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 2051, A bill for an act relating to public safety; traffic regulations; amending regulations governing electric-assisted bicycles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 85.015, by adding a subdivision; 85.018, subdivisions 2, 4; 160.263, subdivision 2; 168.002, subdivisions 19, 20; 168.012, by adding a subdivision; 168A.03, subdivision 1; 169.011, subdivisions 4, 27, 44, 45; 169.222, subdivisions 4, 6, 7, by adding subdivisions; 169.223, subdivisions 1, 5; 171.01, subdivision 41.

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

Slawik; Kriesel; Lillie; Murphy, E., and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 2052, A bill for an act relating to public health; appropriating money to study perfluorochemical levels.

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

Slawik; Lohmer; Carlson; Murphy, E., and Greene introduced:

H. F. 2053, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; creating licensure for music therapists; imposing fees and civil penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 146C.

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

Kahn, Davnie, Greiling, Mariani, Moran and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 2054, A bill for an act relating to education; making proficiency in a second world language a requirement for high school graduation; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 120B.021; 120B.022, subdivision 1; 120B.023, subdivision 2; 120B.024.

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

Kahn, Hilty, Greiling, Mariani, Davnie, Moran, Clark, Allen, Mullery, Hilstrom and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 2055, A bill for an act relating to state employees; requiring that health insurance benefits be made available to domestic partners of state employees if they are also made available to spouses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 43A.02, by adding a subdivision; 43A.24, subdivision 1.

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

Kahn; Atkins; Kriesel; Petersen, B.; Buesgens and Peterson, S. introduced:

H. F. 2056, A bill for an act relating to gambling; permitting wagering on the results of certain professional or collegiate sports or athletic events; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349C.

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

Kiel; Eken; Beard; O'Driscoll; Leidiger; Torkelson; Koenen; Anderson, P.; Lanning; Morrow and Kath introduced:

H. F. 2057, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for local bridge replacement and rehabilitation; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Kiel; Fabian; Torkelson; Swedzinski; Anderson, P., and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 2058, A bill for an act relating to public safety; traffic regulations; amending certain regulation of motor vehicle weight limits; providing exemptions, search warrants, and citation warnings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 168.013, subdivision 3; 169.871, by adding a subdivision; 169.872, subdivision 1.

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

Woodard, Shimanski, Vogel, Johnson and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 2059, A bill for an act relating to public defenders; amending provisions related to public defender representation, appointment, and reimbursement obligations; outlining financial responsibility for public defender costs, cost for counsel in CHIPS cases, pretrial appeals costs, and standby counsel costs; establishing an appellate process working group; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 244.052, subdivision 6; 244.11, subdivision 1; 257.69, subdivision 1; 260B.163, subdivision 4; 260B.331, subdivision 5; 260C.163, subdivision 3; 260C.331, subdivision 5; 609.115, subdivision 4; 609.131, subdivision 1; 611.14; 611.16; 611.17; 611.18; 611.20, subdivision 4; 611.215, subdivision 2; 611.26, subdivision 6; 611.27, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 611.20, subdivision 6; 611.27, subdivision 15.

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

Mack; Zellers; Quam; Huntley; Gottwalt; Dean; Pelowski; Persell; Davids; Benson, M., and McElfatrick introduced:

H. F. 2060, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing medical assistance coverage for community paramedic services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.

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

Downey introduced:

H. F. 2061, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying group residential housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 256I.03, subdivision 2; 256I.04, subdivisions 1, 1b, 1c, 2; 256I.05, subdivisions 1, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1g, 1h, 1i, 1j, 1k, 1l, 1m, 1n, 3; 256I.06, subdivisions 1, 2, 7, 8; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256I.05, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256I; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256I.04, subdivision 3.

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

Banaian; Huntley; Murphy, E.; Lanning; Abeler; Hosch; Shimanski; Clark and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 2062, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the family assets for independence program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256E.35, subdivisions 5, 6.

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

Greiling, Scalze, Wagenius, Kahn, Hausman, Laine, Persell, Liebling and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2063, A bill for an act relating to solid waste; amending process for cities to implement organized collection of solid waste; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 115A.94, subdivisions 2, 5, by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 115A.94, subdivision 4.

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

Slocum, Mullery and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 2064, A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring estate sale conductors to post a bond to protect owners of the property to be sold; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2065, A bill for an act relating to bonding; increasing revenue bond debt ceiling for Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 136F.98, subdivision 1.

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

Murphy, M.; Huntley and Gauthier introduced:

H. F. 2066, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the American Indian Learning Resource Center at the University of Minnesota, Duluth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Kiffmeyer and Hilty introduced:

H. F. 2067, A bill for an act relating to human services; distinguishing and clarifying law regarding civil commitment to the Minnesota sex offender program from other civil commitments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 253B.02, subdivisions 18a, 24; 253B.03, subdivision 1a; 253B.045, subdivision 1a; 253B.092, subdivision 1; 253B.17, subdivision 1; 253B.185, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 253B.185, subdivisions 1, 10a, 11a, 11b, 14a, 16; 253B.19, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 253D.

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

Gunther; Kieffer; Barrett; Petersen, B.; Dittrich; Benson, J.; McFarlane; Kath; Runbeck; Kriesel and Hosch introduced:

H. F. 2068, A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the director of the State Lottery to establish gaming machines; imposing a fee on gaming machine revenue; providing powers and duties to the director; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 240.13, by adding subdivisions; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349A.01, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.10, subdivision 3; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; 609.761, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 240.30, subdivision 8.

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

Drazkowski and Downey introduced:

H. F. 2069, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring certain state employee contributions for health insurance premiums during the biennium ending June 30, 2013.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 2070, A bill for an act relating to public employment labor relations; prohibiting the use of state funds to collect union dues or fair share fees; prohibiting automatic deductions from employees' earnings for union dues or fair share fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 16A.133, subdivision 1; 179A.06, subdivisions 3, 6; 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.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 2071, A bill for an act relating to state government; exempting Lanesboro Dam from historic review.

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

Davids and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 2072, A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying limits on taxation, spending, and incurring debt based on market values; defining terms; making technical and clarifying changes; repealing obsolete provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 38.18; 40A.15, subdivision 2; 69.011, subdivision 1; 69.021, subdivisions 7, 8; 84.0277, subdivision 2; 88.51, subdivision 3; 103B.245, subdivision 3; 103B.251, subdivision 8; 103B.635, subdivision 2; 103B.691, subdivision 2; 103D.905, subdivisions 2, 3, 8; 117.025, subdivision 7; 127A.48, subdivision 1; 138.053; 144F.01, subdivision 4; 162.07, subdivisions 3, 4; 162.081, subdivision 4; 163.04, subdivision 3; 163.06, subdivision 6; 165.10, subdivision 1; 272.03, by adding subdivisions; 273.032; 273.11, subdivision 1; 273.13, subdivision 21b; 273.1398, subdivisions 3, 4; 275.011, subdivision 1; 275.077, subdivision 2; 275.71, subdivision 4; 276A.01, subdivisions 10, 12, 13, 15; 287.08; 287.23, subdivision 1; 353G.08, subdivision 2; 365.025, subdivision 4; 366.095, subdivision 1; 366.27; 368.01, subdivision 23; 368.47; 370.01; 373.40, subdivisions 1, 4; 375.167, subdivision 1; 375.18, subdivision 3; 375.555; 383B.152; 383B.245; 383B.73, subdivision 1; 383E.20; 383E.23; 385.31; 394.36, subdivision 1; 398A.04, subdivision 8; 401.05, subdivision 3; 410.32; 412.221, subdivision 2; 412.301; 428A.02, subdivision 1; 430.102, subdivision 2; 447.10; 450.19; 450.25; 458A.10; 458A.31, subdivision 1; 465.04; 469.033, subdivision 6; 469.034, subdivision 2; 469.053, subdivisions 4, 4a, 6; 469.107, subdivision 1; 469.177, subdivision 1; 469.180, subdivision 2; 469.187; 469.206; 471.24; 471.571, subdivisions 1, 2; 471.73; 473.325, subdivision 2; 473.629; 473.661, subdivision 3; 473.667, subdivision 9; 473.671; 473.711, subdivision 2a; 473F.02, subdivisions 12, 14, 15, 23; 475.521, subdivision 4; 475.53, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 475.58, subdivision 2; 475.73, subdivision 1; 477A.0124, subdivision 2; 641.23; 641.24; 645.44, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 276.04, subdivision 2; 477A.011, subdivision 20; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 273.11, subdivision 1a; 276A.01, subdivision 11; 276A.06, subdivision 10; 473F.02, subdivision 13; 473F.08, subdivision 10; 477A.011, subdivision 21.

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

Kelly introduced:

H. F. 2073, A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing the medical director for the Department of Corrections to act for juveniles without a parent or guardian for medical and mental health care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 241.75.

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

Fabian and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2074, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying certain speed limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.14, subdivision 2.

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

Dittrich, Ward, Tillberry, Hilstrom and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2075, A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring permanent school fund revenue to be set aside for school technology purposes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

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

Dittrich, Greiling, Ward, Hilstrom and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2076, A bill for an act relating to the permanent school fund; limiting costs that may be assessed against permanent school trust lands to not more than 30 percent of the lands' gross revenue for that year; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16A.125, subdivision 5.

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

Dittrich, Greiling, Ward and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2077, A bill for an act relating to permanent school fund; limiting portion of fire suppression costs that may be assessed against permanent school trust lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16A.125, subdivision 5.

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

Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 2078, A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding use of nonpublic pupil textbook aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 123B.41, by adding a subdivision; 123B.42; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 123B.41, subdivision 2.

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

Norton and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 2079, A bill for an act relating to courts; increasing the number of trial court judgeships in the third district; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 2.722, subdivision 1.

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

Daudt; Gottwalt; Abeler; Drazkowski; Dettmer; Woodard; Benson, M.; Hancock; Gruenhagen and Scott introduced:

H. F. 2080, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying persons ineligible for MFIP; modifying MFIP sanctions; modifying the MFIP time limit; modifying the MFIP exit level; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 256J.08, subdivisions 34b, 51b; 256J.24, subdivision 10; 256J.26, subdivision 1; 256J.32, subdivisions 4, 6; 256J.415; 256J.42, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6; 256J.425, subdivisions 1, 4, 4a, 5, 6; 256J.45, subdivision 2; 256J.46, subdivision 1; 256J.50, subdivisions 6, 10; 256J.575, subdivision 3; 256J.621; 256J.626, subdivision 2; 256J.751, subdivision 1.

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

Daudt; Woodard; Gottwalt; Abeler; Benson, M., and Scott introduced:

H. F. 2081, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying electronic benefit transfer cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256.987, subdivision 1.

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

Crawford and Hilty introduced:

H. F. 2082, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of Sandstone and its economic development authority to sell a housing development.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2083, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying school district aid payment shift; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 127A.45, subdivision 2.

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

Stensrud, Atkins, Thissen, Holberg, Leidiger, Westrom, Zellers, Davids, Beard and Woodard introduced:

H. F. 2084, A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; authorizing inverse condemnation by a mixed municipal solid waste services business when a governmental entity occupies the market; 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.