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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Thursday, February 25, 2021


The following House Files were introduced:

Schultz and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 1510, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying policy provisions governing continuing care for older adults, children and family services, community supports, health care, and human services licensing and background studies; making technical and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 62C.01, by adding a subdivision; 62D.01, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.02; 119B.11, subdivision 2a; 119B.125, subdivision 1; 119B.13, subdivisions 6, 7; 144.216, by adding subdivisions; 144.218, by adding a subdivision; 144.226, subdivision 1; 145.902; 245.4874, subdivision 1; 245.4885, subdivision 1; 245.697, subdivision 1; 245A.02, subdivisions 5a, 10b, by adding subdivisions; 245A.03, subdivision 7; 245A.04, subdivisions 1, 7; 245A.041, by adding subdivisions; 245A.11, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 245A.14, subdivision 4; 245A.1435; 245A.1443; 245A.146, subdivision 3; 245A.16, subdivision 1; 245A.18, subdivision 2; 245A.22, by adding a subdivision; 245A.52, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, by adding subdivisions; 245A.66, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 245C.07; 245G.13, subdivision 2; 245H.08, subdivisions 4, 5; 252.43; 252A.01, subdivision 1; 252A.02, subdivisions 2, 9, 11, 12, by adding subdivisions; 252A.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 252A.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 252A.05; 252A.06, subdivisions 1, 2; 252A.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 252A.081, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 252A.09, subdivisions 1, 2; 252A.101, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8; 252A.111, subdivisions 2, 4, 6; 252A.12; 252A.16; 252A.17; 252A.19, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 7, 8; 252A.20; 252A.21, subdivisions 2, 4; 254A.03, subdivision 3; 254A.171; 254A.19, subdivision 4; 254A.20; 254B.01, subdivisions 6, 8; 254B.02, subdivision 1; 254B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 254B.04, subdivision 1; 254B.05, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 4, 5; 254B.051; 254B.06, subdivisions 1, 3; 254B.12; 254B.13, subdivisions 1, 2a, 5, 6; 254B.14, subdivisions 1, 5; 256.041; 256.042, subdivisions 2, 4; 256.741, by adding subdivisions; 256.975, subdivision 7; 256B.051, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0625, subdivisions 3c, 3d, 3e, 13c, 58; 256B.0638, subdivisions 3, 5, 6; 256B.0659, subdivision 13; 256B.0911, subdivision 3c; 256B.0947, subdivision 6; 256B.4912, subdivision 13; 256B.69, subdivisions 5a, 9d; 256B.85, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 11b, 12, 12b, 13, 13a, 15, 17a, 18a, 20b, 23, 23a, by adding subdivisions; 256J.08, subdivision 21; 256J.09, subdivision 3; 256J.45, subdivision 1; 256J.95, subdivision 5; 256N.02, subdivisions 16, 17; 256N.22, subdivision 1; 256N.23, subdivisions 2, 6; 256N.24, subdivisions 1, 8, 11, 12, 14; 256N.25, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 256R.02, subdivisions 4, 17, 18, 19, 29, 42a, 48a, by adding a subdivision; 256R.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 256R.08, subdivision 1; 256R.09, subdivisions 2, 5; 256R.13, subdivision 4; 256R.16, subdivision 1; 256R.17, subdivision 3; 256R.26, subdivision 1; 256R.37; 256R.39; 256S.20, subdivision 1; 259.22, subdivision 4; 259.241; 259.35, subdivision 1; 259.53, subdivision 4; 259.73; 259.75, subdivisions 5, 6, 9; 259.83, subdivision 1a; 259A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 260C.007, subdivisions 22a, 26c, 31; 260C.157, subdivision 3; 260C.212, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 13, by adding a subdivision; 260C.219, subdivision 5; 260C.452; 260C.503, subdivision 2; 260C.515, subdivision 3; 260C.605, subdivision 1; 260C.607, subdivision 6; 260C.609; 260C.615; 260C.704; 260C.706; 260C.708; 260C.71; 260C.712; 260C.714; 260D.01; 260D.05; 260D.06, subdivision 2; 260D.07; 260D.08; 260D.14; 260E.36, by adding a subdivision; 626.557, subdivisions 4, 9, 9b, 9c, 9d, 10b, 12b; 626.5572, subdivisions 2, 4, 17; Laws 2014, chapter 150, article 4, section 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62A; 62J; 245A; 518A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 119B.04; 119B.125, subdivision 5; 245.981; 245A.03, subdivision 5; 245A.144; 245A.175; 246B.03, subdivision 2; 252.28, subdivisions 1, 5; 252A.02, subdivisions 8, 10; 252A.21, subdivision 3; 256.01, subdivision 31; 256.9657, subdivision 8; 256R.08, subdivision 2; 256R.49; 256S.20, subdivision 2; 259A.70; Laws 2012, chapter 247, article 1, section 30; Minnesota Rules, parts 2960.3070; 2960.3210; 9502.0425, subparts 5, 10; 9505.0275; 9505.1693; 9505.1696, subparts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22; 9505.1699; 9505.1701; 9505.1703; 9505.1706; 9505.1712; 9505.1715; 9505.1718; 9505.1724; 9505.1727; 9505.1730; 9505.1733; 9505.1736; 9505.1739; 9505.1742; 9505.1745; 9505.1748; 9555.6255.

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

Hanson, J.; Vang; Liebling; Hausman; Bernardy; Hornstein; Keeler; Ecklund; Frederick; Greenman; Christensen and Boldon introduced:

H. F. 1511, A bill for an act relating to cannabis; establishing the Cannabis Management Board; establishing advisory councils; requiring reports relating to cannabis use and sales; legalizing and limiting the possession and use of cannabis by adults; providing for the licensing, inspection, and regulation of cannabis businesses; requiring testing of cannabis and cannabis products; requiring labeling of cannabis and cannabis products; limiting the advertisement of cannabis, cannabis products, and cannabis businesses; providing for the cultivation of cannabis in private residences; transferring regulatory authority for the medical cannabis program; taxing the sale of adult-use cannabis; establishing grant and loan programs; amending criminal penalties; establishing expungement procedures for certain individuals; establishing labor standards for the use of cannabis by employees and testing of employees; creating a civil cause of action for certain nuisances; amending the scheduling of marijuana and tetrahydrocannabinols; classifying data; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.411, by adding a subdivision; 13.871, by adding a subdivision; 152.02, subdivisions 2, 4; 152.022, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.023, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.024, subdivision 1; 152.025, subdivisions 1, 2; 181.938, subdivision 2; 181.950, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 8, 13, by adding a subdivision; 181.951, by adding subdivisions; 181.952, by adding a subdivision; 181.953, by adding a subdivision; 181.955; 181.957, subdivision 1; 244.05, subdivision 2; 256.01, subdivision 18c; 256D.024, subdivision 1; 256J.26, subdivision 1; 290.0132, subdivision 29; 290.0134, subdivision 19; 297A.61, subdivision 12; 609.135, subdivision 1; 609.531, subdivision 1; 609.5311, subdivision 1; 609.5314, subdivision 1; 609.5316, subdivision 2; 609.5317, subdivision 1; 609A.01; 609A.03, subdivisions 5, 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 17; 28A; 34A; 116J; 116L; 120B; 144; 152; 175; 295; 604; 609A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 342; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 152.027, subdivisions 3, 4; 152.22, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 5b, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14; 152.23; 152.24; 152.25, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 2, 3, 4; 152.26; 152.261; 152.27, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 152.28, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 152.29, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4; 152.30; 152.31; 152.32, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 152.33, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 152.34; 152.35; 152.36, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5; 152.37; Minnesota Rules, parts 4770.0100; 4770.0200; 4770.0300; 4770.0400; 4770.0500; 4770.0600; 4770.0800; 4770.0900; 4770.1000; 4770.1100; 4770.1200; 4770.1300; 4770.1400; 4770.1460; 4770.1500; 4770.1600; 4770.1700; 4770.1800; 4770.1900; 4770.2000; 4770.2100; 4770.2200; 4770.2300; 4770.2400; 4770.2700; 4770.2800; 4770.4000; 4770.4002; 4770.4003; 4770.4004; 4770.4005; 4770.4007; 4770.4008; 4770.4009; 4770.4010; 4770.4012; 4770.4013; 4770.4014; 4770.4015; 4770.4016; 4770.4017; 4770.4018; 4770.4030.

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

Edelson introduced:

H. F. 1512, A bill for an act relating to human services; exempting certain licensed individuals from background studies under chapter 245C; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 144.057, subdivision 1; 245C.03, subdivision 1; 245C.08, subdivision 1.

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

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 1513, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing the same weight threshold and penalty for fentanyl as is for heroin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 152.021, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.022, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.025, subdivision 4.

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

Sandstede, Lislegard and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 1514, A bill for an act relating to state government; easing restrictions on bars, restaurants, and certain other places of public accommodation in greater Minnesota.

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

Sandstede, Lislegard and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 1515, A bill for an act relating to state government; defining public health emergency; clarifying governor's authority to declare a peacetime emergency for a public health emergency; terminating executive orders issued during a peacetime emergency lasting more than 30 days unless ratified by the legislature; modifying vote and quorum requirements during a peacetime emergency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 12.03, by adding a subdivision; 12.31, subdivision 2.

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

Schultz introduced:

H. F. 1516, A bill for an act relating to health; allowing pharmacy and provider choice related to the prescribing and dispensing of biological products; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 151.01, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62W.

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

Howard, Bernardy and Pryor introduced:

H. F. 1517, A bill for an act relating to higher education; adjusting certain state grant parameters; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 136A.121, subdivision 5.

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

Haley introduced:

H. F. 1518, A bill for an act relating to elections; prohibiting certain methods of compensation related to absentee voting; requiring identification of individuals acting as an agent for an absentee voter; requiring identification of individuals providing assistance to a voter in a polling place; prohibiting certain activities related to voter registration and absentee voting; establishing a system of provisional balloting; increasing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 203B.03, by adding a subdivision; 203B.08, subdivision 1; 204C.10; 204C.12, subdivision 3; 204C.14, subdivision 1; 204C.15, subdivision 1; 211B.07; 211B.13, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.

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

Haley introduced:

H. F. 1519, A bill for an act relating to higher education; clarifying and expanding workforce development scholarships; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 136F.38, subdivision 3.

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

Haley introduced:

H. F. 1520, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the continuation of the dairy development and profitability enhancement and dairy business planning grant programs.

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

Haley introduced:

H. F. 1521, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying whistleblower protections for public employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 181.932, subdivision 1.

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

Schultz and Olson, L. introduced:

H. F. 1522, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing certified midwife licensure by the Board of Nursing; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 147D.03, subdivision 1; 148.241; 151.01, subdivision 23, as amended; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148G.

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

Berg; Hanson, J., and Frederick introduced:

H. F. 1523, A bill for an act relating to education; permitting youth development 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.

Sundin; Anderson; Greenman; Hanson, J.; Ecklund; Berg; Frederick and Feist introduced:

H. F. 1524, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a budget for the Department of Agriculture, the Board of Animal Health, and the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute; transferring money to the border-to-border broadband fund account; making policy and technical changes to various provisions related to agriculture; modifying fees; creating accounts; creating a biofuels program and advisory committee; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 18B.26, subdivision 3; 28A.08, by adding a subdivision; 28A.09, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41A.

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

Bliss introduced:

H. F. 1525, A bill for an act relating to local government aid; establishing additional reimbursement for out-of-home placements; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A.

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

Bliss introduced:

H. F. 1526, A bill for an act relating to veterans; establishing a veterans suicide prevention and awareness day; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 10.578.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 1527, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for locally adopted social studies academic standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 120B.018, subdivision 6; 120B.021, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 120B.024.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 1528, A bill for an act relating to education; creating education savings accounts as a learning option for students; appropriating money.

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

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 1529, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying hospital bed license transfer requirements following a hospital closure; establishing monitoring and enforcement of hospital construction moratorium exception conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 144.55, subdivisions 4, 6; 144.551, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lee introduced:

H. F. 1530, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the calculation of adult basic education aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 124D.531, subdivision 1.

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

Lee introduced:

H. F. 1531, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a pilot program to address trauma resulting from gun violence; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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

Frederick introduced:

H. F. 1532, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying community supports provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 245.4874, subdivision 1; 245.697, subdivision 1; 252.43; 252A.01, subdivision 1; 252A.02, subdivisions 2, 9, 11, 12, by adding subdivisions; 252A.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 252A.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 252A.05; 252A.06, subdivisions 1, 2; 252A.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 252A.081, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 252A.09, subdivisions 1, 2; 252A.101, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8; 252A.111, subdivisions 2, 4, 6; 252A.12; 252A.16; 252A.17; 252A.19, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 7, 8; 252A.20; 252A.21, subdivisions 2, 4; 254A.03, subdivision 3; 254A.171; 254A.19, subdivision 4; 254A.20; 254B.01, subdivisions 6, 8; 254B.02, subdivision 1; 254B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 254B.04, subdivision 1; 254B.05, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 4, 5; 254B.051; 254B.06, subdivisions 1, 3; 254B.12; 254B.13, subdivisions 1, 2a, 5, 6; 254B.14, subdivisions 1, 5; 256.042, subdivisions 2, 4; 256B.051, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0947, subdivision 6; 256B.4912, subdivision 13; 256B.69, subdivision 5a; 256B.85, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 11b, 12, 12b, 13, 13a, 15, 17a, 18a, 20b, 23, 23a, by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 252.28, subdivisions 1, 5; 252A.02, subdivisions 8, 10; 252A.21, subdivision 3.

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

Wolgamott introduced:

H. F. 1533, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for regional waste diversion and infrastructure; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Wolgamott introduced:

H. F. 1534, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting the public dissemination of information regarding a law enforcement official's home address; providing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

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

Wolgamott introduced:

H. F. 1535, A bill for an act relating to corrections; disciplining correctional officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 626.89, subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 241.026.

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

Wolgamott introduced:

H. F. 1536, A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the Z-Degree program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 136F.305.

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

Jurgens introduced:

H. F. 1537, A bill for an act relating to commerce; making changes to licensee education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 45.33, subdivision 1.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 1538, A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting counties to convey certain nonconforming real property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 373.01, subdivision 1.

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

Lislegard and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 1539, A bill for an act relating to local government aid; modifying timeline for reappraisal of acquired natural resources land; holding counties harmless for certain reductions in land valuation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 477A.12, subdivisions 1, 3.

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

Keeler introduced:

H. F. 1540, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, by adding a section; providing for certain officers to be elected by a majority of the votes cast at the general election for the office.

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

Thompson and Keeler introduced:

H. F. 1541, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing grants for African immigrant youth and family outreach programs; appropriating money.

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

Thompson introduced:

H. F. 1542, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for an exemption from commercial pesticide applicator licensing for use of sanitizers and disinfectants in response to COVID-19; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 18B.33, subdivision 1.

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

Thompson introduced:

H. F. 1543, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending the exemption from commercial pesticide applicator licensing for use of sanitizers and disinfectants in response to COVID-19; amending Laws 2020, chapter 71, article 2, section 19.

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

Boe and Nash introduced:

H. F. 1544, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to Carver County State-Aid Highway 18 in the cities of Victoria, Chaska, and Chanhassen; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mekeland introduced:

H. F. 1545, A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing the continued operation of businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic with the use of a COVID-19 preparedness plan.

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

Robbins introduced:

H. F. 1546, A bill for an act relating to health; moving the regulation of radon licensing activities from the commissioner of health to the commissioner of labor and industry; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 144.4961, subdivisions 3, 8, 9.

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

Lueck, Anderson and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 1547, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; creating a food handler license account and a vending machine inspection account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 28A.08, by adding a subdivision; 28A.09, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lueck; Igo; Heintzeman; Anderson; Nelson, N.; Ecklund and Lislegard introduced:

H. F. 1548, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring an open season for wolves; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 97B.645, subdivision 9.

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

Munson introduced:

H. F. 1549, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water and lighting infrastructure in Madison Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Munson introduced:

H. F. 1550, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new municipal building in the city of Welcome; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Munson introduced:

H. F. 1551, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Polos Building in St. James; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Munson introduced:

H. F. 1552, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax-forfeited land sales; requiring the county auditor to return a portion of sale proceeds to the previous owner; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 282.05; 282.08; 282.09, subdivision 1.

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

Xiong, J.; Thompson and Gomez introduced:

H. F. 1553, A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money for Minnesota Children's Museum.

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

Xiong, J.; Thompson and Gomez introduced:

H. F. 1554, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Black Arts Center operated by 30,000 Feet.

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

Lueck introduced:

H. F. 1555, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; clarifying certain requirements for farmed Cervidae; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 35.155, subdivisions 5, 11.

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

Mekeland introduced:

H. F. 1556, A bill for an act relating to energy; allowing municipal utilities and cooperative electric associations to reduce their annual energy-savings goal; disallowing waste heat recovery converted to electricity as counting toward a municipal utility's or cooperative electric association's annual energy-savings goal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.241, subdivision 1c.

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

Mekeland introduced:

H. F. 1557, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding definition of metropolitan area for purposes of 911 emergency services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 403.02, subdivision 16; 403.07, subdivision 2; 403.21, subdivisions 3, 12; 403.36, subdivision 1.

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

Mekeland introduced:

H. F. 1558, 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 1; 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.

Rasmusson introduced:

H. F. 1559, A bill for an act relating to children; modifying adoption provisions; adding safe place for newborns provisions; modifying child welfare program provisions; modifying Northstar kinship assistance provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 144.216, by adding subdivisions; 144.218, by adding a subdivision; 144.226, subdivision 1; 145.902.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 1560, A bill for an act relating to Goodhue County; modifying conditions to allow certain land transfers.

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

Lislegard introduced:

H. F. 1561, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a construction materials exemption for certain school district facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 297A.71, subdivision 52.

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

Hansen, R. introduced:

H. F. 1562, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing account to invest financial assurance money from permits to mine; modifying certain submission deadline; modifying provisions for state park permits; prohibiting shooting at decoys from motor vehicles; establishing blaze orange or blaze pink requirements for ground blinds; modifying restrictions on motorized decoys; modifying provisions for taking turtles; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 84.946, subdivision 4; 85.054, subdivision 1; 97B.055, subdivision 2; 97B.071; 97B.811, subdivision 4a; 97C.605, subdivision 3; 97C.611; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 11A.

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

Hansen, R. introduced:

H. F. 1563, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions related to certifiable fish diseases; modifying reporting requirement on school trust lands; modifying certain provisions for transporting snowmobiles; modifying definition of all-terrain vehicle; modifying provisions for certain invasive species permits; modifying state park provisions; providing for special-use permits in outdoor recreation system; providing for regulation of possessing, propagating, and selling snakes, lizards, and salamanders; modifying hunting and fishing provisions; modifying review and approval of local regulation in Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area; modifying requirements for exchanging wild rice leases; modifying certain accounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 17.4982, subdivisions 6, 8, 9, 12, by adding subdivisions; 17.4985, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 17.4986, subdivisions 2, 4; 17.4991, subdivision 3; 17.4992, subdivision 2; 84.027, subdivision 18; 84.82, subdivisions 1a, 7a; 84.92, subdivision 8; 84D.11, subdivision 1a; 85.052, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 85.053, subdivision 2; 85.054, subdivision 1; 85.43; 85.47; 97A.401, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 97A.421, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 97A.505, subdivisions 3b, 8; 97B.031, subdivision 1; 97B.036; 97B.086; 97C.005, subdivision 3; 97C.342, subdivision 2; 97C.515, subdivision 2; 97C.805, subdivision 2; 97C.836; 116G.07, by adding a subdivision; 116G.15, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2016, chapter 154, section 16; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 85.0505, subdivision 3; 85.0507; 85.054, subdivision 19.

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

Frederick introduced:

H. F. 1564, A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the waiver modifying background study requirements for human services programs pursuant to governor's executive orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic; amending Laws 2020, First Special Session chapter 7, section 1, as amended.

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

Elkins and Masin introduced:

H. F. 1565, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing a municipality to establish a street improvement district; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 435.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 1566, A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing various finance and policy provisions related to nonmotorized transportation; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 84.787, subdivision 7; 84.797, subdivision 7; 84.92, subdivision 8; 123B.90, subdivision 2; 160.02, subdivision 1a; 160.262, subdivision 3; 160.266, subdivisions 1b, as amended, 6, by adding a subdivision; 168.002, subdivision 18; 169.011, subdivisions 5, 9, 27, 42, by adding subdivisions; 169.14, subdivision 5a, by adding a subdivision; 169.18, subdivision 3; 169.222, subdivisions 1, 4, 6a, by adding a subdivision; 174.38, subdivision 6; 174.42, subdivision 2; 297A.94; 473.375, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 123B; 168; 174.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 1567, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for implementation of quiet zones in New Brighton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Kotyza-Witthuhn introduced:

H. F. 1568, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying the kindergarten readiness assessment; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 124D.162.

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

Neu Brindley introduced:

H. F. 1569, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of marked U.S. Highway 8; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Franke introduced:

H. F. 1570, A bill for an act relating to tourism; appropriating money to Explore Minnesota Tourism.

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

Green introduced:

H. F. 1571, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring exclusionary fencing to prevent chronic wasting disease; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 35.156, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mekeland introduced:

H. F. 1572, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing "Choose Life" special license plates; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Lueck introduced:

H. F. 1573, A bill for an act relating to health; assessing penalties for use of certain tobacco products or electronic delivery device in a public school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 144.4165.

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

Anderson, Lueck, Davids and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1574, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the first tier valuation limit for agricultural homestead property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 273.11, subdivision 23.

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

Bahner introduced:

H. F. 1575, A bill for an act relating to health; joining interstate compact on curing diseases; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.

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

Bahner introduced:

H. F. 1576, A bill for an act relating to health care; prohibiting pharmacy benefit managers from contractually restricting pharmacies from discussing reimbursement amounts to enrollees or health carriers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 62W.11.

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

Koznick and Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 1577, A bill for an act relating to police disability benefits; requiring the Department of Labor and Industry to study the adequacy of benefits for disabled or injured police officers.

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

Lislegard, Ecklund and Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 1578, A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing Wild Rice Stewardship Council; 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.

Grossell introduced:

H. F. 1579, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing forgiveness of violations of certain executive orders for economic hardship.

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

Grossell introduced:

H. F. 1580, A bill for an act relating to public safety; permitting certain retired law enforcement officers to carry firearms in schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 609.66, subdivision 1d.

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

Grossell introduced:

H. F. 1581, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying group family day care child-adult capacity ratios and age distribution restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 245A.03, by adding a subdivision.

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

Scott, O'Neill, Mueller, Haley, Miller, Novotny, Jurgens, Mortensen, West, Koznick, Bahr, Munson and Elkins introduced:

H. F. 1582, A bill for an act relating to family law; modifying parenting time provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 518.175, subdivision 1.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 1583, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing limits for contact tracing, digital contract tracing, immunizations, communicable disease testing, and the required disclosure of certain information; requiring the destruction of certain data; prohibiting mandatory digital contact tracing by employers; providing for civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 145; 181.

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

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 1584, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for floodplain management.

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

Klevorn introduced:

H. F. 1585, A bill for an act relating to elections; allowing school boards to give school credit for serving as a trainee election judge; requiring appointing authorities to recruit bilingual high school students to serve as trainee election judges; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 204B.19, subdivision 6; 204B.21, subdivision 2.

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

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 1586, A bill for an act relating to water; appropriating money for a feasibility study for merging soil and water conservation districts and watershed districts.

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

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 1587, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property and local; tax increment financing; extending the five-year pooling rule to ten years for redevelopment districts located outside the metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 469.1763, subdivision 3.

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

Lislegard introduced:

H. F. 1588, A bill for an act relating to transportation; taxation; imposing a flat amount in lieu of sales tax on certain older motorcycles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 297B.02, subdivisions 2, 3; 297B.025, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Richardson, Becker-Finn, Jordan and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1589, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the sale of catalytic converters to scrap metal dealers; providing for criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 325E.21, subdivision 6, by adding subdivisions; 609.5316, 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.

Heintzeman, Lueck and Igo introduced:

H. F. 1590, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring rulemaking to modify arrow requirements for taking big game.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 1591, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain capital equipment purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 297A.68, subdivision 5.

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

Richardson; Lee; Noor; Xiong, J., and Gomez introduced:

H. F. 1592, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring certain grantees to submit an annual diversity report; requiring utilities to submit an annual diversity report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 116C.779, subdivision 1; 216B.1641; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.

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

Johnson introduced:

H. F. 1593, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying the effective date for the authorized use of deadly force by peace officers; amending Laws 2020, Second Special Session chapter 1, sections 9; 10.

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. 1594, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money to preserve Armour & Company meatpacking campus.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 1595, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land in St. Louis County.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 1596, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing St. Louis County to lease certain tax-forfeited land.

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

Daudt introduced:

H. F. 1597, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing food retailers to sell wine and beer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 340A.101, by adding a subdivision; 340A.405, subdivision 1; 340A.412, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 340A.413, subdivision 5; 340A.503, subdivision 4.

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

Reyer introduced:

H. F. 1598, A bill for an act relating to health; increasing medical assistance and MinnesotaCare dental payment rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 256B.76, subdivision 2; 256L.11, subdivision 6a.

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

Reyer introduced:

H. F. 1599, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for railway and highway safety improvements for pedestrian and bicycle trails in Dakota County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Reyer introduced:

H. F. 1600, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for adult mental health initiative grants.

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

Greenman introduced:

H. F. 1601, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying provisions related to electronic voting systems; permitting alternative printed ballot styles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 204B.35, by adding a subdivision; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 206.80; 206.86, by adding a subdivision.

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

Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 1602, A bill for an act relating to nonprofit corporations; regulating executive compensation of hospitals and affiliated medical entities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 317A.

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

Berg introduced:

H. F. 1603, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for early voting; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 201.022, subdivision 1; 203B.001; 203B.01, by adding a subdivision; 203B.03, subdivision 1; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.081, subdivision 2; 203B.085; 203B.121, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 204B.28, subdivision 2; 206.82, subdivision 1; 206.83; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 203B.081, subdivision 3.

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

Anderson and Baker introduced:

H. F. 1604, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for livestock processing.

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

Johnson and Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 1605, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for certain driver's license administration absent biennial budget enactment.

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

Koegel and Stephenson introduced:

H. F. 1606, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; regulating wake surfing on waters of this state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 86B.005, by adding subdivisions; 86B.315, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions.

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

Neu Brindley introduced:

H. F. 1607, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of marked U.S. Highway 8; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Neu Brindley introduced:

H. F. 1608, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of marked U.S. Highway 8.

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

Liebling introduced:

H. F. 1609, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing directed payment arrangements for nonstate government-owned teaching hospitals with high Medicaid utilization and level 1 trauma centers and their affiliated physicians; modifying inpatient hospital rates for certain hospitals; exempting certain health plan revenue from the insurance premium taxes and surcharges; exempting certain hospital revenue from the provider tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 256.9657, subdivision 3; 256.969, by adding a subdivision; 256B.196, subdivision 2; 256B.6928, subdivision 5; 295.53, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

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

Poston introduced:

H. F. 1610, A bill for an act relating to taxation; local sales and use; authorizing the city of Wadena to impose a local sales and use tax.

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

Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 1611, A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing the city of Luverne to provide funding for certain purposes.

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

Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 1612, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Minnesota Health Policy Commission; modifying temporary license suspensions and background checks for certain health-related professions; 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 Health Finance and Policy.

Robbins and Haley introduced:

H. F. 1613, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing an exemption for private businesses from a requirement provided by executive order that workers who can work from home must do so.

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

Keeler introduced:

H. F. 1614, A bill for an act relating to taxation; local sales and use; authorizing the city of Moorhead to impose a local sales and use tax.

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

Keeler, Jordan, Her, Becker-Finn, Gomez and Greenman introduced:

H. F. 1615, A bill for an act relating to women; appropriating money for the Office on the Economic Status of Women.

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

Masin introduced:

H. F. 1616, A bill for an act relating to the Open Meeting Law; allowing closed meetings to interview candidates for the president of the University of Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.43, subdivision 3; 13D.05, subdivision 3.

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

Hassan introduced:

H. F. 1617, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring an online personal finance class for high school graduation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 120B.024, subdivision 1.

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

Pinto introduced:

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

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

Pinto introduced:

H. F. 1619, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, section 2; prohibiting slavery or involuntary servitude as criminal punishment for a crime.

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

Lippert introduced:

H. F. 1620, A bill for an act relating to transportation; taxes; amending allocation of motor vehicle rental tax revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 297A.94.

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

Boe, Poston and Huot introduced:

H. F. 1621, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying a 2019 appropriation related to sites for dredge spoil on the Minnesota River.

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

Lueck and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 1622, A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for conveying conservation easements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 127A.353, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84; 92.

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

Thompson, Hollins, Gomez, Agbaje and Xiong, J. introduced:

H. F. 1623, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for the Somali Museum of Minnesota.

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

Thompson, Hollins, Gomez, Feist, Agbaje and Xiong, J. introduced:

H. F. 1624, A bill for an act relating to housing; repealing restrictions on adoption of rent control laws by local governments; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 471.9996.

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

Baker introduced:

H. F. 1625, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing school-linked substance abuse grants; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 254B.

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

Richardson, Becker-Finn and Keeler introduced:

H. F. 1626, A bill for an act relating to health; creating a certain exception to tobacco in public schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 144.4165.

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

Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 1627, A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting the use of highway user tax distribution funds or trunk highway funds for bicycle lanes or routes; prohibiting vehicle travel lanes from being converted into bicycle lanes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 160.02, by adding subdivisions; 160.262, subdivision 1; 160.264; 160.266, by adding a subdivision; 174.75, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

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

Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 1628, A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money to restore honey house and wax shed at Hofmann Apiaries.

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

Lillie and Nelson, M. introduced:

H. F. 1629, A bill for an act relating to labor; ratifying a memorandum of understanding relating to early retirement incentives.

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

Noor introduced:

H. F. 1630, A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying use of Minnesota investment fund; requiring a report.

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

Lippert and Frederick introduced:

H. F. 1631, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for agriculture related business assistance; requiring reports.

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

Olson, B. introduced:

H. F. 1632, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for restoration of the honey house and wax shed at Hofmann Apiaries.

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

Olson, B. introduced:

H. F. 1633, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water and lighting infrastructure in Madison Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 1634, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of housing infrastructure bonds; appropriating money for public housing rehabilitation; adding an eligible use of housing infrastructure bonds; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 462A.37, subdivisions 2, 5, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 1635, A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money for the homeownership education, counseling, and training program.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 1636, A bill for an act relating to data practices; modifying certain provisions of the Minnesota college savings plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 136G.05, subdivision 10.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 1637, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for Twin Cities, Milwaukee, Chicago (TCMC) passenger rail.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 1638, A bill for an act relating to railroads; modifying passenger and freight rail powers and funding; allocating certain revenue related to property taxes; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 174.632, subdivision 2; 174.636, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 174.634.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 1639, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for passenger rail infrastructure; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1640, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing a farm winery license to be issued to a producer of sake under certain circumstances.

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

Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 1641, A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring a working group to establish policy and procedures for federally recognized Indian tribes to participate in the Community Corrections Act subsidy program; requiring a report.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1642, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; repealing certain exceptions to prohibition on taking endangered species of plants and animals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 84.0895, subdivision 2.

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

Poston, Boe, Demuth, Kiel, Jurgens, Pfarr, Lueck, O'Neill and Robbins introduced:

H. F. 1643, A bill for an act relating to state government; relaxing occupancy limits at wedding reception venues during the COVID-19 peacetime emergency.

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

Edelson introduced:

H. F. 1644, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying exceptions to school calendar start date; modifying the definition of hours of instruction; modifying the definition of average daily membership; modifying innovation zone provisions; modifying the flexible learning year program; providing for distance learning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 120A.40; 120A.41; 120A.414; 124D.12; 124D.121; 124D.122; 124D.126, subdivision 1; 124D.127; 126C.05, subdivision 8; Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 5, article 2, section 52; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 3500.1000.

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

Becker-Finn; Lee; Hansen, R., and Her introduced:

H. F. 1645, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; appropriating money for nontoxic ammunition vouchers.

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

Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 1646, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing the Transportation Programming and Investment Committee; providing duties of the committee; providing appointments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

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

Hollins and Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 1647, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring the Department of Commerce to assist any tribal advocacy council on energy established by the 11 federally recognized Indian tribes in Minnesota.

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

Hollins introduced:

H. F. 1648, A bill for an act relating to public safety; limiting criminal defenses and authorization for the use of force relating to a victim's sexual orientation or identity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 609.06, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 609.075; 609.20.

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

Hollins introduced:

H. F. 1649, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying certain civil commitment notification statutes; improving postconviction notification to crime victims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 253B.18, subdivision 5a; 253D.14, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 611A.039, subdivision 1; 611A.06, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 253D.14, subdivision 4; 611A.0385.

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

Hollins introduced:

H. F. 1650, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing the crime of child torture; imposing criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

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

Hollins introduced:

H. F. 1651, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring all investor-owned utilities to submit a photovoltaic demand credit rider with the Public Utilities Commission.

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

Wazlawik introduced:

H. F. 1652, A bill for an act relating to child care providers; requiring reports; appropriating money to establish a peer mentoring program for licensed family child care providers.

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

Moller introduced:

H. F. 1653, A bill for an act relating to human services; permitting the commissioner to collect data about children's mental health screenings; clarifying requirements for public guardianship for a person with a developmental disability; modifying requirements for a petition for an appointment of public guardianship for a person with a developmental disability; changing terminology and making related changes; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 245.4874, subdivision 1; 252A.01, subdivision 1; 252A.02, subdivisions 2, 9, 11, 12, by adding subdivisions; 252A.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 252A.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 252A.05; 252A.06, subdivisions 1, 2; 252A.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 252A.081, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 252A.09, subdivisions 1, 2; 252A.101, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8; 252A.111, subdivisions 2, 4, 6; 252A.12; 252A.16; 252A.17; 252A.19, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 7, 8; 252A.20; 252A.21, subdivisions 2, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 252A.02, subdivisions 8, 10; 252A.21, subdivision 3.

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

Moller; Hortman; Richardson; Pinto; Becker-Finn; Fischer; Jordan; Howard; Schultz; Lee; Hanson, J.; Bahner; Olson, L.; Reyer and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 1654, A bill for an act relating to public safety; enabling law enforcement and family members to petition a court to prohibit people from possessing firearms if they pose a significant danger to themselves or others by possessing a firearm; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 624.713, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 624; 626.

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

Lucero introduced:

H. F. 1655, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; adding payments for security services to the list of allowable noncampaign disbursements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 10A.01, subdivision 26.

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

Lucero introduced:

H. F. 1656, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a legislative task force on family foster care and adoption; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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

Lucero introduced:

H. F. 1657, A bill for an act relating to education; restricting male student participation in female athletics; restricting male access to female changing facilities; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 121A.04, subdivisions 3, 5, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 121A; 135A.

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

Stephenson and Gomez introduced:

H. F. 1658, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; establishing a subtraction for supplemental unemployment insurance benefits.

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

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 1659, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for land and water protection on off-road vehicle touring routes; requiring a report; 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.

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 1660, A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing program to certify salt applicators; limiting liability; prohibiting water softeners that cause excessive chloride pollution; requiring report on process to adopt and amend water quality standards; appropriating money for water quality programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116; 325F.

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

Schultz and Olson, L. introduced:

H. F. 1661, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain property from taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.

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

Schultz and Olson, L. introduced:

H. F. 1662, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating return of certain unearned insurance premium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 72A.20, subdivision 17.

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

Schultz and Olson, L. introduced:

H. F. 1663, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; amending a prior appropriation for regional exchange district public infrastructure projects in Duluth; amending Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 6, article 10, section 5.

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

Schultz introduced:

H. F. 1664, A bill for an act relating to human services; taxation; individual income; establishing the long-term services and supports trust program and fund; creating an advisory council; providing directions to the commissioner of human services; establishing a long-term care insurance tax; allowing certain welfare data-sharing; providing direction to the Office of the Legislative Auditor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 270B.14, subdivision 1; 289A.08, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 290; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256T.

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

Sandell introduced:

H. F. 1665, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money to the state auditor for a school finance accountability team; exempting certain work from billing until July 1, 2024.

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

Howard introduced:

H. F. 1666, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; authorizing the city of Richfield to use tax increment for certain housing projects.

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

Stephenson introduced:

H. F. 1667, A bill for an act relating to commerce; appropriating money for a financial services inclusion program.

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

Stephenson and Long introduced:

H. F. 1668, A bill for an act relating to electric vehicles; establishing preference for purchase of electric vehicles for state fleet; requiring certification of training of motor vehicle dealer employees; providing rebates for electric vehicle purchases; requiring certain utilities to file plans with the Public Utilities Commission to promote electric vehicles; awarding grants to automobile dealers to defray cost of manufacturer certification allowing electric vehicle sales; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 16B.24, by adding a subdivision; 16C.135, subdivision 3; 16C.137, subdivision 1; 168.27, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 216B; 216C.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 1669, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing counties to manage forests on state trust lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 16A.125, subdivision 5; 84.027, subdivision 18; 127A.353, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 92.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 1670, A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; adopting agency policy provisions; classifying occupational safety and health data; classifying apprenticeship data on minors; modifying membership of the Construction Codes Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.7905, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 178.012, subdivision 1; 182.66, by adding a subdivision; 326B.07, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181A.

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

Nelson, M. introduced:

H. F. 1671, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying county competitive bidding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 471.345, subdivision 20.

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

Urdahl and Keeler introduced:

H. F. 1672, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money to Indian Affairs Council.

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

Green introduced:

H. F. 1673, A bill for an act relating to labor; providing a salary increase for employees and supervisors in law enforcement and making a technical change; appropriating money; amending Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 9, section 6.

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

Green introduced:

H. F. 1674, A bill for an act relating to labor; providing a salary increase for licensed peace officer supervisors and managers; amending Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 9, section 6.

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

Huot introduced:

H. F. 1675, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing Minnesota agriculture special license plates; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Sandell introduced:

H. F. 1676, A bill for an act relating to taxation; local lodging; allowing the city of Woodbury to impose a local lodging tax for certain purposes.

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

Theis introduced:

H. F. 1677, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring an all-terrain wheelchair outdoor recreation plan; appropriating money.

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

Youakim introduced:

H. F. 1678, A bill for an act relating to state aid; extending the state aid to local governments to fund increased employer contributions to the Public Employees Retirement Association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 273.1385, subdivision 4.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 1679, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use tax; reducing the percentage of June accelerated tax liability of certain vendors based on the November forecast; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 16A.152, subdivision 2; 289A.20, subdivision 4.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 1680, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for grants to the Northern Crops Institute.

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

Poston introduced:

H. F. 1681, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an access road in Wadena; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1682, A bill for an act relating to transportation; making appropriations for aeronautics purposes.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1683, A bill for an act relating to transportation; correcting cross-references; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 162.145, subdivision 3; 171.06, subdivision 3.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1684, A bill for an act relating to transportation; making technical changes to remove certain obsolete dates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 174.185, subdivision 3; 174.24, subdivision 7; 174.285, subdivision 5; 174.40, subdivision 5; 174.56, subdivision 1.

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