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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Monday, February 25, 2019


The following House Files were introduced:

Olson, Murphy and Schultz introduced:

H. F. 1596, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for predesign and design of the Main Building at the Lake Superior Zoo; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

West introduced:

H. F. 1597, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an underpass on marked Trunk Highway 65; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1598, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater infrastructure improvements in West St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 1599, A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; providing an aid increase for the city of Floodwood; increasing local government aid appropriation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 477A.013, subdivision 13; 477A.03, subdivision 2a.

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

Marquart and Backer introduced:

H. F. 1600, 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 Ways and Means.

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1601, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money to construct the John Francis Wheaton Memorial.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 1602, A bill for an act relating to child welfare; appropriating money for parent support grants.

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

Dehn introduced:

H. F. 1603, A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing mail balloting in any town or any city with fewer than 400 registered voters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 204B.45, subdivision 1.

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

Edelson introduced:

H. F. 1604, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for a grant to an organization providing legal representation for children.

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

Klevorn and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 1605, A bill for an act relating to redistricting; requiring the appointment of a commission to recommend the boundaries of legislative and congressional districts; establishing districting principles for legislative and congressional plans; assigning duties to the Legislative Coordinating Commission; assigning duties to the secretary of state; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 2; 204B.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1606, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for bus rapid transit lines; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Claflin, Lee and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1607, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for a velodrome.

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

Brand, Considine, Mahoney and Wolgamott introduced:

H. F. 1608, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for grants to the Center for Rural Policy and Development.

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

Brand, Poston, Lippert, Wolgamott, Fischer, Poppe, Huot, Ecklund, Lien, Vang, Hansen and Xiong, T. introduced:

H. F. 1609, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for statewide action plan for soil health.

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

Pryor, Hausman, Pinto, Noor, Lillie and Morrison introduced:

H. F. 1610, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to replace the Institute of Child Development building on the Twin Cities 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 Ways and Means.

Mahoney and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 1611, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Chinese garden.

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

Mahoney and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 1612, A bill for an act relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for the Chinese garden in Phalen Park.

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

Mahoney and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 1613, A bill for an act relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for the Chinese garden in Phalen Park.

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

Theis introduced:

H. F. 1614, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for school start times; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 120A.41.

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

Wolgamott, Considine and Theis introduced:

H. F. 1615, A bill for an act relating to corrections; appropriating money for additional support and clinical staff in correctional facilities.

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

Lippert, Brand, Poppe, Hamilton and Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 1616, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for agriculture related business assistance.

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

Urdahl, Murphy, Hausman, Heintzeman, Gruenhagen, Fabian, Schomacker, Nornes, Bennett, Gunther, O'Driscoll, Poston, Daniels, Petersburg, Grossell, Layman, Haley, Demuth, Dettmer, Franson, Backer, Torkelson, Jurgens, Baker, Swedzinski, Considine, Sundin, Poppe, Persell, Lien, Marquart, Hansen, Lillie, Ecklund and Carlson, L. introduced:

H. F. 1617, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for clean water; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Heinrich and Stephenson introduced:

H. F. 1618, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rum River dam; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Loeffler, Zerwas, Elkins, Moran, Mann, Morrison, Klevorn, Olson, Halverson, Masin, Cantrell, Edelson, Considine and Pryor introduced:

H. F. 1619, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Council on Disability.

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

Gomez; Loeffler; Lien; Xiong, T.; Richardson; Youakim; Bernardy; Becker-Finn; Xiong, J., and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1620, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the working family credit calculation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290.0671, subdivisions 1, 7.

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

Layman introduced:

H. F. 1621, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the IRA Civic Center in Grand Rapids; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Christensen, Poston, Dehn, O'Neill, Moller and Considine introduced:

H. F. 1622, A bill for an act relating to corrections; appropriating money to increase correctional officer minimum starting salaries.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1623, A bill for an act relating to transportation; making miscellaneous policy changes, including but not limited to provisions governing bicycles, school bus warning lights, driver's license suspension, airport zoning, legislative route removals, and memorial highways and bridges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 3.972, subdivision 4; 13.461, by adding a subdivision; 13.72, subdivision 10; 160.02, subdivision 1a; 161.115, subdivision 111; 161.14, by adding subdivisions; 161.32, subdivision 2; 168A.29, subdivision 1; 169.011, subdivisions 5, 9; 169.18, subdivisions 3, 7; 169.20, by adding a subdivision; 169.222, subdivisions 1, 4; 169.442, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 169.448, subdivision 1; 169.4503, subdivisions 5, 13, by adding a subdivision; 169.55, subdivision 1; 169.57, subdivision 3; 169.64, subdivisions 3, 8, by adding a subdivision; 169.81, by adding a subdivision; 169.8261, subdivision 2; 169.829, subdivision 4; 169.92, subdivision 4; 171.041; 171.06, subdivision 2; 171.16, subdivisions 2, 3; 171.18, subdivision 1; 174.12, subdivision 8; 299A.705; 360.013, by adding a subdivision; 360.017, subdivision 1; 360.021, subdivision 1; 360.024; 360.062; 360.063, subdivisions 1, 3; 360.064, subdivision 1; 360.065, subdivision 1; 360.066, subdivision 1; 360.067, by adding a subdivision; 360.071, subdivision 2; 360.305, subdivision 6; 394.22, by adding a subdivision; 394.23; 394.231; 394.25, subdivision 3; 462.352, by adding a subdivision; 462.355, subdivision 1; 462.357, subdivision 9, by adding a subdivision; 473.13, by adding a subdivision; 473.386, by adding a subdivision; 574.26, subdivision 1a; Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 11, section 38, subdivisions 5, 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 299A; 360; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 168.013, subdivision 21; 360.063, subdivision 4; 360.065, subdivision 2; 360.066, subdivisions 1a, 1b.

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

Fischer, Poppe, Ecklund, Sundin and Persell introduced:

H. F. 1624, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for soil and water conservation districts.

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

Dehn, Wagenius, Noor and Lee introduced:

H. F. 1625, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for expansion of the Central City Storm Tunnel in the city of Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 1626, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for nonmotorized state trail rehabilitation and maintenance.

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

Dehn, Albright and Hausman introduced:

H. F. 1627, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Shubert Center for Dance and Music; canceling the 2014 appropriation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; repealing Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 21, subdivision 13, as amended.

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

Sundin, Lislegard, Ecklund and Halverson introduced:

H. F. 1628, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying certain special election timelines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 204D.19, subdivision 2; 204D.22, subdivision 3; 204D.23, subdivision 2.

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

Richardson, Hansen and Lee introduced:

H. F. 1629, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing requirements for school resource officers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

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

Tabke, Poston, Poppe and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 1630, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a pilot program to provide grants to prevent wolf-livestock conflict; appropriating money.

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

Brand, Ecklund, Poston, Vang and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 1631, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the definition for the exemption of farm machinery to include grain bins; providing an exemption for certain construction materials for grain bins; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 297A.61, subdivision 12; 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.

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

Brand and Considine introduced:

H. F. 1632, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a functional family therapy pilot project; appropriating money.

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

Pryor, Youakim, Elkins, Freiberg and Acomb introduced:

H. F. 1633, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing alternative teacher compensation aid; eliminating the program waiting list; eliminating the program aid proration; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 122A.415, subdivisions 4, 5.

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

Theis introduced:

H. F. 1634, A bill for an act relating to building codes; modifying window cleaning safety anchor requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 326B.106, subdivision 4.

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

Theis introduced:

H. F. 1635, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing graduate registered physician licensure; 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 Policy.

Theis introduced:

H. F. 1636, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a report; appropriating money for identifying patients at risk for colon cancer and providing screening.

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

Sandstede, Ecklund and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 1637, A bill for an act relating to transportation finance; modifying a conveyance of property to city of Floodwood; amending Laws 1994, chapter 643, section 15, subdivision 8.

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

Gomez; Mariani; Xiong, J.; Dehn; Lee; Hassan and Noor introduced:

H. F. 1638, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for MAD DADS to provide services and programs to underserved communities.

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

Jurgens, Albright and Lucero introduced:

H. F. 1639, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying student performance data collection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 120B.31, subdivision 4; 120B.35, subdivision 3.

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

Albright, Daudt, Sandstede, Hertaus, Jurgens, Dettmer and Neu introduced:

H. F. 1640, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for display of the national motto; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

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

Albright and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 1641, A bill for an act relating to health care; permitting an individual eligible for MinnesotaCare to elect to purchase a qualified health plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256L.04, subdivision 1c.

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

Youakim; Davids; Carlson, L.; Koznick and Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 1642, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; modifying the historic structure rehabilitation credit; clarifying the allowance and assignment of the credit; making the credit permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290.0681, subdivisions 2, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290.0681, subdivision 10.

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

Bahr, Huot, Youakim and Kunesh-Podein introduced:

H. F. 1643, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting youth organizations informational access to students; 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 Policy.

Long; Carlson, L.; Nelson; McDonald; Lee; Bierman; Freiberg; Stephenson; Pinto; Wolgamott; Layman; Zerwas; Noor; Boe; Carlson, A.; O'Neill; Urdahl and Heinrich introduced:

H. F. 1644, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring multiunit residential facilities to provide access to employees of the United States Census; establishing a Census 2020 Mobilization Partnership program; appropriating money to support certain outreach initiatives to encourage participation in the 2020 federal census.

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

West, Daniels, Urdahl and Jurgens introduced:

H. F. 1645, A bill for an act relating to veterans; establishing a scholarship program for veterans enrolled in teacher preparation programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

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

Zerwas, Theis and Franson introduced:

H. F. 1646, A bill for an act relating to health; allowing state contractor licensee to perform radon mitigation work; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 144.4961, by adding a subdivision; 326B.805, by adding a subdivision.

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

McDonald, Albright, Nash, Lucero, Davids and Pierson introduced:

H. F. 1647, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing persons under 21 serving in the armed forces to consume, purchase, or possess alcohol; 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.

Koznick, Scott, West, Petersburg and Jurgens introduced:

H. F. 1648, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; amending bulk vehicle record requirements and procedures; requiring annual reports by commissioner of public safety and legislative auditor; requiring notice of disclosure of private data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 168.327, subdivisions 5, 6, by adding a subdivision; 168.346, subdivision 3.

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

Ecklund, Sundin, Petersburg and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 1649, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for third-party testing for school bus companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 171.01, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171.

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

Poppe, Davids, Gunther, Petersburg, Bennett and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 1650, A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying local match requirements for redevelopment grants; appropriating money for the redevelopment program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 116J.575, subdivision 3.

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

Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 1651, A bill for an act relating to health care; creating an unconscious person's bill of rights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.651, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Youakim introduced:

H. F. 1652, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for additional financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of certain obligations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hassan, Moran, Noor, Liebling, Edelson, Davnie, Kunesh-Podein, Morrison, Acomb and Gomez introduced:

H. F. 1653, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying Northstar Care for Children benefits for children under the age of six; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 256N.26, subdivision 5; 256N.27, subdivisions 2, 4.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 1654, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for certain safety improvements and engineering evaluations.

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

Gomez, Becker-Finn, Wagenius and Lee introduced:

H. F. 1655, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to enhance efforts to ensure that staff of the Department of Natural Resources includes members of communities traditionally underrepresented on the agency's staff.

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

Persell and Lueck introduced:

H. F. 1656, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for renewable energy in state buildings; modifying provisions for certain grants for outdoor recreation; modifying game and fish law; providing for removal of beavers and beaver dams causing damage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 16B.32, subdivision 1a; 16B.323, subdivision 2; 84.026, by adding a subdivision; 84.794, subdivision 2; 84.83, subdivision 3; 85.44; 97A.015, subdivisions 25, 43; 97A.126; 97A.475, subdivision 4; 97B.655; 97B.665, by adding a subdivision; 97B.667, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 1657, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of Scandia to create a subordinate service district in order to provide broadband service.

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

Richardson, Bennett, Kresha and Kunesh-Podein introduced:

H. F. 1658, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding liability insurance coverage for licensed foster home providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 245.814, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Schultz, Miller, Pinto, Halverson, Fischer, Olson and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1659, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for shelter, services, and other activities for sexually exploited youth and youth at risk of sexual exploitation.

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

Vang, Poppe, Her, Sundin, Ecklund, Jurgens, Zerwas and Edelson introduced:

H. F. 1660, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying definitions of industrial hemp and marijuana; modifying provision related to possession of industrial hemp; requiring the commissioner of agriculture to apply for primary regulatory authority over the production of industrial hemp in this state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 18K.02, subdivision 3; 18K.03; 152.01, subdivision 9.

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

Vang, Her, Sundin, Ecklund, Jurgens, Zerwas and Edelson introduced:

H. F. 1661, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; allowing Minnesota hemp growers to sell Minnesota grown hemp to manufacturers in the medical cannabis program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 18K.03; 152.22, by adding a subdivision; 152.25, subdivision 4; 152.29, subdivisions 1, 2, 3a; 152.31; 152.36, subdivision 2.

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

Schultz; Poston; Bierman; Zerwas; Davnie; Noor; Gomez; Bernardy; Persell; Wagenius; Xiong, T.; Winkler; Carlson, A.; Sandell; Dehn and Wazlawik introduced:

H. F. 1662, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a new measurement of economic welfare; requiring the inclusion of the economic measure in the state budget forecast; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 16A.103, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 137.

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

Lislegard and Davids introduced:

H. F. 1663, A bill for an act relating to taxation; establishing a private letter ruling program; limiting assessment authority of the commissioner of revenue; providing expanded authority to abate penalties and taxes; modifying penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 270C.31, by adding a subdivision; 270C.33, by adding subdivisions; 270C.34, subdivision 1; 270C.35, subdivision 4; 289A.40, subdivision 1; 289A.60, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270C.

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

Gomez; Vang; Moran; Richardson; Kunesh-Podein; Hassan; Xiong, J.; Morrison; Becker-Finn and Mann introduced:

H. F. 1664, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to the commissioner of health for a grant to a nonprofit organization to provide doula support, childbirth, and postpartum services to low-income families of color.

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

Demuth and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 1665, 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 Ways and Means.

Scott, Mahoney, Fabian, Moran, Jurgens, Baker, Petersburg and Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 1666, A bill for an act relating to child care; clarifying child care authorizations for parenting time; clarifying child care reimbursement for parenting time; clarifying child care reporting requirements; modifying parenting time presumptions; requiring findings for parenting time schedules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 119B.095, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 256P.07, subdivision 6; 518.175, subdivision 1.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 1667, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for training and licensing of wildland firefighters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 88.10, by adding a subdivision.

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

Pryor introduced:

H. F. 1668, A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Act; creating a prescription drug affordability commission and prescription drug affordability requirements; requiring a report; appropriating money; 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.

Her; Kunesh-Podein; Noor; Long; Lee; Xiong, J.; Becker-Finn and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 1669, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing a phased-in minimum wage to help low-income workers meet basic needs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 177.24, subdivision 1.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 1670, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing all-terrain vehicles with snorkel devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 84.775, subdivision 1; 84.928, subdivision 2.

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

Youakim; Loeffler; Xiong, J.; Pryor; Bahner; Hassan; Lillie; Koegel; Sandell; Huot; Xiong, T.; Masin; Persell; Vang; Davnie; Hausman; Richardson; Fischer; Murphy; Wazlawik and Tabke introduced:

H. F. 1671, A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying the definition of biomass as an eligible energy technology; increasing the proportion of energy that electricity-generating utilities must supply from renewable sources and setting target dates by which those goals must be achieved; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216B.1691, subdivisions 1, 2a, 2b, 9, by adding a subdivision.

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

Grossell, Layman, Heintzeman and Daniels introduced:

H. F. 1672, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing bicycle pass for state trails; establishing fee; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.

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

Fabian, Lueck, Gunther, Kiel, Urdahl, Poston, Daniels, Heintzeman, Nornes, Gruenhagen, Swedzinski and Theis introduced:

H. F. 1673, A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting Pollution Control Agency and Department of Natural Resources from enforcing unadopted rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 84.027, by adding a subdivision; 116.07, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1674, A bill for an act relating to mass transit; requiring a facilitated conversation between the Metropolitan Council and the Calhoun Isles Condominium Association; requiring the Metropolitan Council to conduct a vibration susceptibility study; requiring the Metropolitan Council to reimburse the Calhoun Isles Condominium Association for certain costs.

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

Tabke introduced:

H. F. 1675, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring driver education and driver's manual to cover distracted driving; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 171.0701, subdivision 1; 171.0705, by adding a subdivision.

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

Richardson, Lillie, Hansen, Sandell and Huot introduced:

H. F. 1676, A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the number of funded participants in the voluntary prekindergarten program for fiscal year 2020 and later; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.151, subdivision 6.

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

Baker, Ecklund, Fabian, Sundin and Lueck introduced:

H. F. 1677, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a process to compensate businesses for loss of business opportunity resulting from sale and closure of a biomass energy plant.

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

Edelson and Dehn introduced:

H. F. 1678, A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; addressing numerous issues relating to juveniles including risk assessments, alternatives to arrest, and use of restraints; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 260B.176, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260B.

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

Noor introduced:

H. F. 1679, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting certain juvenile hearings and records from the public; raising juvenile court delinquency jurisdiction to age 13; modifying certain human services disqualifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 245C.14, subdivision 1; 245C.24, subdivision 2; 260B.163, subdivision 1; 260C.007, subdivision 6.

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

Demuth, Heintzeman, West, Albright and Franson introduced:

H. F. 1680, A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying child care assistance program record-keeping requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 119B.125, subdivision 6.

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

Huot introduced:

H. F. 1681, A bill for an act relating to coroners and medical examiners; requiring the annual review of the coroner and medical examiner by the county board; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 390.005, subdivision 6; 390.31, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 390.

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

Edelson introduced:

H. F. 1682, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring commissioner of public safety to adopt rules for driver's education programs and the driver's manual on safe interactions with law enforcement officials and safely responding to emergencies; establishing the Driver's Education Content Task Force; appropriating money; requiring rulemaking; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 171.0701, subdivision 1; 171.0705, by adding a subdivision.

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

Long, Hornstein, Garofalo, Lippert and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 1683, A bill for an act relating to utilities; providing access rights to energy usage data maintained by utilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 13.685; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

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

Wazlawik and Pinto introduced:

H. F. 1684, A bill for an act relating to human services; directing commissioner of human services to streamline child care licensing and background study record requirements.

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

Wazlawik and Pinto introduced:

H. F. 1685, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing time a child care substitute can provide care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 245A.50, subdivisions 2, 7, 9.

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

Scott, Lesch, Schultz, Lucero, O'Neill, Erickson, Urdahl, Bahr, Vogel, Backer, Robbins, Cantrell and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 1686, A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing a statutory form to provide consent for the disclosure of health care records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.293, subdivision 2; 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 and Human Services Policy.

Pryor, Youakim, Elkins, Freiberg and Acomb introduced:

H. F. 1687, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for independent school district No. 270, Hopkins.

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

Theis introduced:

H. F. 1688, A bill for an act relating to community development; appropriating money for the central Minnesota opportunity grant program.

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

Brand, Marquart, Davids, Swedzinski and Bennett introduced:

H. F. 1689, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain improvements made by a qualified business; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 116J.8738, subdivisions 2, 4; 275.025, subdivisions 2, 4.

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

Brand introduced:

H. F. 1690, A bill for an act relating to health; changing the membership of the Rural Health Advisory Committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.1481, subdivision 1.

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

Gomez, Zerwas, Hassan and Moran introduced:

H. F. 1691, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for a grant to Family Enhancement Center.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1692, A bill for an act relating to transportation; expanding uses of appropriations for corridors of commerce program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 161.088, subdivision 2; Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 1, section 16, subdivision 11.

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

Noor, Lesch, Zerwas, Davnie and McDonald introduced:

H. F. 1693, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for Goodwill Easter Seals.

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

Acomb, Mariani, Koznick, Noor, Davnie and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 1694, A bill for an act relating to education; teachers; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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

Vang; Kunesh-Podein; Xiong, J.; Becker-Finn; Lee and Cantrell introduced:

H. F. 1695, A bill for an act relating to education finance; reinstating funding for the college-level examination program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 120B.131.

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

Bahner and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 1696, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying definition of residential facility for purposes of election day registration procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 201.061, subdivision 3.

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

Koegel and Stephenson introduced:

H. F. 1697, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital improvements; appropriating money for East River Road interchange improvements at marked Trunk Highway 610; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Xiong, J.; Ecklund and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 1698, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for Veterans' Voices radio programming.

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

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 1699, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing management requirements for Hill-Annex Mine State Park; appropriating money.

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

Marquart, Fabian and Backer introduced:

H. F. 1700, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying requirements for remote sugar beet storage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 115.03, by adding a subdivision.

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

Pinto introduced:

H. F. 1701, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying day care initial licensure requirement; directing commissioner of human services to implement a child care provider communication process, develop a plain-language handbook, and develop a uniform family day care provider application; modifying child care tax credits; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 245A.04, by adding subdivisions; 290.067, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 9502.0335, subpart 5.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 1702, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying eligibility for provisional firearms safety certificates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 97B.015, subdivision 6; 97B.1055.

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

Richardson; Hansen; Xiong, J.; Gomez and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1703, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing increased child care assistance to low-income workers to enable higher-quality early childhood care and education; increasing child care assistance reimbursement rates; forecasting the basic sliding fee child care assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 119B.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 119B.03, subdivisions 3, 9, 10; 119B.035, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 119B.05, subdivision 5; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.09, subdivision 7; 119B.10; 119B.11, subdivision 1; 119B.12, subdivision 2; 119B.13, subdivision 1; 119B.15; 119B.24; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 119B.011, subdivisions 20, 20a; 119B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 6b, 8; 119B.05, subdivision 1; 119B.09, subdivisions 3, 4a; 119B.11, subdivision 4.

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

Liebling, Schultz, Morrison, Zerwas, Baker and Theis introduced:

H. F. 1704, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying a provision for residency programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.1506, subdivision 2.

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

Schultz, Haley, Schomacker, Hamilton, Franson and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 1705, A bill for an act relating to health insurance; requesting the legislative auditor to study and report on disparities in certain health insurance rates; appropriating money.

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

Lippert, Hansen, Torkelson, Fischer and Persell introduced:

H. F. 1706, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; specifying duties and services of soil and water conservation districts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103C.

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

Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 1707, A bill for an act relating to public safety; interpreting a term in an administrative rule.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 1708, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; governing complaints related to permits to mine or process aggregate resources and withholding of certain state-aid funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 162.07, by adding a subdivision; 162.081, by adding a subdivision; 162.13, by adding a subdivision; 162.145, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

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

Hansen and Bierman introduced:

H. F. 1709, A bill for an act relating to environment; transferring money to metropolitan landfill contingency action trust account.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 1710, A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting the use of appropriated funds to support certain legal proceedings.

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

Youakim introduced:

H. F. 1711, A bill for an act relating to education; superintendents; making various nonsubstantive style and form changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 123B.143, subdivision 1.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1712, A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing limited self-distribution for commercial wineries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 340A.301, subdivision 9.

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

Morrison introduced:

H. F. 1713, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying application of protections for threatened and endangered species; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 84.0895, subdivision 2.

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

Xiong, J.; Lillie; Moller; Xiong, T., and Zerwas introduced:

H. F. 1714, A bill for an act relating to local government; eliminating the Ramsey County Community Corrections Department; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 383A.404.

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

Daudt, Swedzinski, Neu, Albright and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 1715, A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating the manufacture, sale, and use of fireworks; dedicating a portion of revenues from the sale of certain fireworks for public safety purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 297A.94; 624.20, subdivision 1.

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

Richardson, Bennett, Kresha and Kunesh-Podein introduced:

H. F. 1716, A bill for an act relating to child protection; requiring social service agencies to assist youth in foster care to obtain drivers' licenses; requiring the Minnesota automobile insurance plan to cover youth in long-term foster care at no cost; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 65B.10; 260C.219.

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

Dehn introduced:

H. F. 1717, A bill for an act relating to corrections; amending life without release for juveniles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 244.05, subdivisions 4, 5; 609.106, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.3455, subdivision 2.

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

Baker and Olson introduced:

H. F. 1718, A bill for an act relating to health; adding and modifying definitions; changing licensing requirements for businesses regulated by Board of Pharmacy; clarifying requirements for compounding; allowing compounding for veterinary office use in certain situations; clarifying grounds for disciplinary action; prohibiting certain interactions between practitioners and pharmacists and pharmacies; requiring disclosure of certain interactions between veterinarians and pharmacists and pharmacies; changing provisions related to the manufacture and wholesale distribution of drugs; repealing obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 151.01, subdivisions 31, 35, by adding subdivisions; 151.06, subdivision 1; 151.065, subdivisions 1, 3, 6; 151.071, subdivision 2; 151.072, subdivision 3; 151.15, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding subdivisions; 151.18; 151.19, subdivisions 1, 3; 151.211, subdivision 2; 151.22; 151.252, subdivisions 1, 1a, 3; 151.253, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 151.26, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 151.32; 151.37, subdivision 2; 151.40, subdivisions 1, 2; 151.43; 151.46; 151.47, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 152.01, by adding a subdivision; 152.11, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2; 152.13; 295.50, subdivision 14, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q; 151; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 151.13, subdivision 2; 151.19, subdivision 4; 151.27; 151.42; 151.44; 151.49; 151.50; 151.51; 151.55; Minnesota Rules, part 6800.1600.

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

Noor; Moran; Xiong, J.; Cantrell; Olson; Kunesh-Podein; Hassan and Dehn introduced:

H. F. 1719, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying drug testing provisions for MFIP and general assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 256D.024, subdivision 1; 256J.26, subdivision 1; 609B.425, subdivision 2; 609B.435, subdivision 2.

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

Becker-Finn; Hansen; Persell; Acomb; Lislegard; Xiong, J.; Lee; Gomez; Her; Vang; Brand; Morrison; Sandell; Fischer; Poston; Carlson, L.; Ecklund and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1720, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for chronic wasting disease adopt-a-dumpster program and certain guidelines; requiring a report.

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

Theis introduced:

H. F. 1721, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring commissioner of public safety to seek a federal waiver from passenger endorsement requirements on commercial driver's license.

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

Theis introduced:

H. F. 1722, A bill for an act relating to mass transit; requiring initiation of negotiations to extend and modify Northstar Commuter Rail passenger service.

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

Claflin and Jurgens introduced:

H. F. 1723, A bill for an act relating to Mississippi River Parkway Commission; modifying commission member terms; repealing the commission expiration date; modifying trunk highway fund appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 161.1419, subdivision 2; 161.20, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 161.1419, subdivision 8.

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

Zerwas, Albright, Schomacker and Franson introduced:

H. F. 1724, A bill for an act relating to human services; extending child care assistance program eligibility restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 119B.09, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 119B.09, subdivision 9a.

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

Albright, Pryor and Pierson introduced:

H. F. 1725, A bill for an act relating to health; expanding grants for primary care residency programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.1506, subdivision 2.

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

Bernardy, Winkler, Bierman, Hornstein, Becker-Finn, Dehn, Wolgamott and Vang introduced:

H. F. 1726, A bill for an act relating to health insurance; establishing supply requirements for prescription contraceptives; requiring health plans to cover contraceptive methods, sterilization, and related medical services, patient education, and counseling; establishing accommodations for eligible organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13; 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.

Koznick, Howard, Elkins and Richardson introduced:

H. F. 1727, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing use of consular identification card as primary document for vehicle title registration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 168A.085, by adding a subdivision.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 1728, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing investment of financial assurance money; establishing natural resources damages account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 116.155, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 11A; 115B.

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

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 1729, A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying authority of Lake Minnetonka Conservation District; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 103B.611, subdivision 3.

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

Huot introduced:

H. F. 1730, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; expanding the subtraction for military retirement pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290.0132, subdivision 21.

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

Daudt introduced:

H. F. 1731, A bill for an act relating to veterinary medicine; establishing a veterinary prescription monitoring program; prohibiting veterinary prescriptions for controlled substances in certain circumstances; requiring registration and data submission; providing liability immunity; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 156.16, by adding subdivisions; 156.18, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 156.

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