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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Thursday, February 04, 2010


The following House Files were introduced:

Doepke introduced:

H. F. 2408, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a pedestrian and bike tunnel in the city of Minnetonka Beach; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Faust introduced:

H. F. 2409, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Spring Lake Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Loeffler and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2410, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Northtown Rail Yard bridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 2411, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the New London dam renovation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2412, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for grants to metropolitan area cities to address inflow and infiltration in the sewer system.

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

Howes introduced:

H. F. 2413, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Shingobee Trail Connection; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2414, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the aid payment percentage for charter schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 127A.45, subdivision 2.

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

Faust introduced:

H. F. 2415, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mora water treatment plant; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Davnie, Clark and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2416, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an Emergency Operations Center and Fire Training Facility in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2417, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the state aid payment schedule for charter schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 127A.45, subdivisions 3, 4.

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

Faust introduced:

H. F. 2418, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mora wastewater treatment plant renovation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 2419, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Leech Lake Tribal College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Champion introduced:

H. F. 2420, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Target Center capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Faust introduced:

H. F. 2421, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mora police station; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Bunn introduced:

H. F. 2422, A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; allowing the director of the Gambling Control Board flexibility in allowable expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 349.12, subdivision 25.

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

Bunn and Swails introduced:

H. F. 2423, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an I-94 Corridor Park-and-Ride facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Brynaert, Hausman, Morrow, Haws and Reinert introduced:

H. F. 2424, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to expand the Mankato Civic Center auditorium and remodel and expand the Mankato Civic Center and All Seasons arenas.

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

Rukavina, Carlson, Sertich, Hausman, Solberg and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2425, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for facilities for the Iron Range engineering program at Mesabi Range Community and Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 2426, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the postsecondary enrollments options program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.09, subdivision 20.

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

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 2427, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing certain requirements concerning completion of construction projects on marked Trunk Highway 14.

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

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 2428, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to design and construct the Gaylord Area Regional Aquatic Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 2429, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an anaerobic digester; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 2430, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to rehabilitate tracks owned by the Minnesota Valley Regional Railroad Authority; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Greiling; Kelliher; Morrow; Mariani; Davnie; Sertich; Carlson; Murphy, M.; Ward; Newton; Tillberry; Hilstrom; Haws; Laine; Norton; Slocum; Falk; Hausman; Slawik; Hayden; Kalin; Brynaert; Persell; Lillie; Bly; Morgan; Scalze; Masin; Peterson and Benson introduced:

H. F. 2431, A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the school finance system; creating a new education funding framework; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.53, subdivision 5; 124D.4531, as amended; 124D.59, subdivision 2; 124D.65, subdivision 5; 125A.76, subdivision 5; 125A.79, subdivision 7; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 126C.05, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 17; 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3, 4, 6, 13, 14, 18, by adding subdivisions; 126C.13, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.17, subdivisions 1, 5, 6; 126C.20; 126C.40, subdivision 1; 127A.51; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 123B; 126C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.54; 123B.57, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 123B.591; 125A.76, subdivision 4; 125A.79, subdivision 6; 126C.10, subdivisions 2b, 13a, 13b, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 31a, 31b, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36; 126C.12; 126C.126; 127A.50.

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

Abeler introduced:

H. F. 2432, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Ramsey Northstar Commuter Rail Station; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Eken, Lieder, Marquart, Olin and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 2433, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to implement flood damage reduction projects of a capital nature with certain conditions; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Haws and Severson introduced:

H. F. 2434, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for extending the Northstar commuter rail line from Big Lake to St. Cloud; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 2435, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Carlton County community services building.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 2436, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Moose Lake Water and Light Commission public utility infrastructure expansion to support MSOP phase II; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Ward introduced:

H. F. 2437, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new veterans nursing home in Brainerd; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 2438, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for flood mitigation in the city of Austin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Beard and Morgan introduced:

H. F. 2439, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for dredge material site projects in the Lower Minnesota 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 Finance.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2440, A bill for an act relating to nuclear waste; creating the Minnesota Nuclear Waste Storage Commission; requiring fees paid by Minnesota ratepayers for permanent storage of high-level radioactive waste to be remitted to the commissioner of homeland security and emergency management; modifying nuclear waste escrow account; appropriating money; amending Laws 1997, chapter 201, section 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116C.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2441, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; clarifying the purpose of a grant to Koochiching County for a plasma torch gasification facility; amending Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 8, subdivision 4.

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

Olin introduced:

H. F. 2442, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Thief River Falls for an airport hanger; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Haws, Bly and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 2443, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; providing for payment of certain lease revenue by the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2444, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Voyageurs Heritage Center and Voyageurs National Park Headquarters; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 2445, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Headwaters Science Center in the city of Bemidji.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 2446, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for expansion of a campground in the city of Two Harbors; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Scalze, Greiling, Mahoney and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2447, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying an appropriation for Ramsey County; amending Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivision 12, as amended.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2448, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Nashwauk to construct a community building and early childhood center.

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

Loeffler and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2449, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for shade tree replacement; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Doty and Ward introduced:

H. F. 2450, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the personal care assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 256B.0659, subdivisions 11, 13, 21, 27.

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

Scalze, Greiling, Mahoney and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2451, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a public infrastructure grant to Ramsey County to accommodate bioscience business development; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Doty and Ward introduced:

H. F. 2452, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to complete phase II of the comprehensive emergency management training facility at Camp Ripley; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Faust introduced:

H. F. 2453, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a fire station in Pine City; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Bigham, Hansen and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2454, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to replace the sewage plant pumping station in South St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Kath introduced:

H. F. 2455, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to Steele County for a history center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Reinert introduced:

H. F. 2456, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for predesign of the Lake Superior Center renovation for transfer to University of Minnesota, Duluth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Thao introduced:

H. F. 2457, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Saint Paul for streetscaping along University Avenue; authorizing the sale and issuance of bonds.

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

Slawik, Hausman, Nornes, Rosenthal and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 2458, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to construct and rehabilitate early childhood learning and child protection facilities.

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

Sterner; Masin; Murphy, E.; Reinert and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 2459, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Minnesota Zoo capital projects; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Doty, Ward and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 2460, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to design and acquire land for the Mississippi River Crossroads Trail in Cass, Crow Wing, and Morrison Counties; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.015, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery, Carlson, Loeffler and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 2461, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Lowry Avenue Bridge Phase II; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Welti introduced:

H. F. 2462, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; special levies; county veteran service officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 275.70, subdivision 5.

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

Ward introduced:

H. F. 2463, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a pilot project for alcohol and controlled substance monitoring for certain persons with revoked driver's licenses in Crow Wing County.

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

Fritz introduced:

H. F. 2464, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for city of Blooming Prairie sewer improvements.

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

Obermueller introduced:

H. F. 2465, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Caponi Art Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Fritz introduced:

H. F. 2466, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for predesign of new technology center for the Minnesota State Academies in place of renovation of Mott Hall; amending Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 5, subdivision 4.

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

Bigham and McNamara introduced:

H. F. 2467, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Red Rock Corridor Park-and-Ride facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Brod introduced:

H. F. 2468, A bill for an act relating to veterans; broadening eligibility for burial in a county "soldiers' rest" cemetery; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 375.37.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Faust introduced:

H. F. 2469, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to renovate the Hinckley Fire State Monument.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2470, A bill for an act relating to crime; including use of scanning device and reencoder to acquire information from payment cards as identity theft; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.527, subdivisions 1, 6, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 388.23, subdivision 1.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 2471, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Swedish Immigrant Regional Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Welti introduced:

H. F. 2472, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to renovate infrastructure and colocate the Minnesota Workforce Center at Rochester Community and Technical College.

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

Kelly introduced:

H. F. 2473, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Goodhue Pioneer Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.

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

Olin introduced:

H. F. 2474, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a hangar at the Thief River Falls Regional Airport; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Carlson, Winkler and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2475, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for snowmaking facilities and a winter recreation center at Theodore Wirth Regional Park in Golden Valley; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Pelowski; Hausman; Murphy, M.; Lieder; Kelly; Huntley; Reinert and Beard introduced:

H. F. 2476, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for port development assistance; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hansen, Gardner, Wagenius, Lieder and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 2477, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; prohibiting funds under the reinvest in Minnesota reserve program from being used for mitigation; requiring recipients of bond funds to use certain low-impact development standards; appropriating money for natural resources asset preservation and replacement and RIM conservation reserve; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103F.515, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 115.03, subdivision 5c.

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

Jackson introduced:

H. F. 2478, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a public safety building in Princeton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lillie and Howes introduced:

H. F. 2479, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for state trail development, trail connections, and regional trails; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lillie and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 2480, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a regional firefighter training facility in the city of Maplewood; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Nelson; Hausman; Murphy, M.; Howes; Lanning; Huntley; Reinert and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 2481, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for rehabilitation public housing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Rukavina and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 2482, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to Virginia Public Schools, Independent School District No. 706, for an early childhood education and Head Start center.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2483, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for park and trail development at the site of the Rock Island Bridge; repealing moratorium on demolition or removal of bridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; repealing Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 45.

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

Sterner introduced:

H. F. 2484, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Rosemount for a park and ride lot and transit shelter; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2485, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; repealing moratorium on demolition or removal of the Rock Island Bridge; repealing Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 45.

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

Hosch and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 2486, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rocori Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Severson and Haws introduced:

H. F. 2487, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Sauk River Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mahoney, Scalze and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2488, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the Metropolitan Council for improvements to the Phalen-Keller Regional Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 2489, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for phase II at Ridgewater College, Willmar; authorizing the sale and issuance of bonds.

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

Johnson introduced:

H. F. 2490, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Battle Creek Winter Recreation Area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 2491, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Glacial Lakes State Trail extension from New London to Sibley State Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Johnson introduced:

H. F. 2492, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Union Depot multimodal transit center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Haws introduced:

H. F. 2493, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an Integrated Science and Engineering Laboratory Facility at St. Cloud State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Winkler introduced:

H. F. 2494, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; creating a cooperative local facilities grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

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

Huntley, Reinert and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 2495, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for new terminal facilities at the Duluth airport.

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

Reinert, Huntley and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 2496, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for construction of sanitary sewer overflow storage facilities in Duluth.

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

Murphy, M.; Reinert and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 2497, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for construction of sanitary sewer overflow storage facilities in Duluth.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 2498, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a new veterans home in Kandiyohi County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mullery and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 2499, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to study technical education credentials.

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

Murphy, M. and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 2500, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Northern Lights Express Passenger Rail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Bunn introduced:

H. F. 2501, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for water and sewer improvements in the city of Lake Elmo.

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

Mullery and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 2502, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a pilot program to integrate basic education and technical education for low-income students; appropriating money.

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

Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 2503, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the commissioner of transportation to replace two bicycle and pedestrian bridges over I-94 in Saint Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Haws introduced:

H. F. 2504, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to acquire land for the St. Cloud Regional Airport.

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

Mullery and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 2505, A bill for an act relating to veterans; designating Veterans Victory Memorial Drive in Minneapolis as the official site of Veterans Day ceremonies for the state of Minnesota; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Haws introduced:

H. F. 2506, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of the Allied Health Center at St. Cloud Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Johnson introduced:

H. F. 2507, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to the St. Paul Port Authority for dockwall reconstruction; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2508, A bill for an act relating to education finance; statutorily establishing the state aid payment shift and the property tax recognition shift; clarifying the repayment of the shift; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.75, subdivision 5; 127A.441; 127A.45, subdivisions 2, 3, 13, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 16A.152, subdivision 2.

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

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 2509, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for transfer of general fund matching appropriations to the Help America Vote Act account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 5.30.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 2510, A bill for an act relating to elections; prohibiting threats of reprisal against a person who is or is considering being a candidate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 211B.10, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2511, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; housing replacement districts; allowing additional authority to spend increments for housing replacement district plans; authorizing the city of Brooklyn Park to establish housing replacement districts; eliminating the local contribution requirement for housing replacement districts; reauthorizing the cities of St. Paul and Fridley to use special laws for housing replacement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.1763, subdivision 2; Laws 1995, chapter 264, article 5, sections 44, subdivision 4, as amended; 45, subdivision 1, as amended.

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

Gardner and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 2512, A bill for an act relating to state government; discouraging use of bottled water in state offices; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2513, A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying state financial aid for part-time enrollment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 136A.121, subdivision 6.

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

Dill, Sertich, Solberg and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2514, A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending the sparsity revenue guarantee to all qualifying school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 8a.

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

Mullery and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 2515, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing crisis intervention team training for school liaison officers; appropriating money.

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

Dill and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2516, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to the Namakan Basin Joint Powers Board for predesign of a wastewater collection and treatment facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Olin introduced:

H. F. 2517, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Lancaster Community Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Solberg introduced:

H. F. 2518, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying business incubator exemption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 272.02, subdivision 31.

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

Solberg introduced:

H. F. 2519, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the city of Grand Rapids at-grade railroad crossing improvements.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2520, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the renewable energy clean air project in Koochiching County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 2521, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Arrowhead Regional Corrections Facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2522, A bill for an act relating to property taxes; extending the 2010 city market value credit reductions to 2011 and 2012.

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

Laine introduced:

H. F. 2523, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Fridley for capital improvements to Springbrook Nature Center.

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

Nelson introduced:

H. F. 2524, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the North Hennepin Community College Center for Business and Technology; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hayden introduced:

H. F. 2525, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Grand Rounds Scenic Byway lighting renovation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mullery, Carlson and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 2526, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Veterans Victory Memorial Parkway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 2527, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption for construction materials used in low-income housing projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.71, subdivision 23.

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

Kelliher, Solberg, Hausman, Rukavina, Davids, Carlson, Mullery and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 2528, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of Orchestra Hall and Peavey Plaza in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Kahn, Wagenius, Loeffler, Hornstein and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 2529, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for development of Granary Road in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Wagenius, Davnie, Clark, Hayden and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 2530, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Hiawatha Light Rail Transit Corridor; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hornstein and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 2531, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the I-35W storm tunnel; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Champion and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 2532, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Bottineau Boulevard Transit Way; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hornstein, Champion and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 2533, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minneapolis Transportation Interchange Facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Fritz introduced:

H. F. 2534, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a tornado siren in the city of Ellendale; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hornstein, Champion, Loeffler and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 2535, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the I-35W and 3rd and 4th Streets South interchange in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Falk, Hausman, Wagenius, Solberg, Persell and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2536, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a wind turbine training facility on the campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Canby.

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

Falk introduced:

H. F. 2537, A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding the definition of average daily membership for purposes of calculating elementary sparsity revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.10, subdivision 8.

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

Ward and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2538, A bill for an act relating to veterans; designating September 16 of each year as American Legion Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Ward introduced:

H. F. 2539, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Crosby water treatment facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Faust introduced:

H. F. 2540, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for utilities, water, and sewer improvements in the city of Braham; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2541, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for an ice arena for the city of Fergus Falls.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2542, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Tower Road Bridge in Fergus Falls; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 2543, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Plato for community center accessibility improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 2544, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Southern Rail Corridor project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 2545, A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing a refund repayment by a Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System employee covered by the individual retirement account plan.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2546, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new trail in Glendalough State Park; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.

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

Winkler, Carlson, Solberg, Sertich, Morgan and Brynaert introduced:

H. F. 2547, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for improvements to the Perpich Center for Arts Education; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Eken introduced:

H. F. 2548, A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing sale and issuance of general obligation bonds for local roads and bridges.

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

Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 2549, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; natural resources; appropriating money for paving the Luce Line Trail; authorizing issuance and sale of state bonds.

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

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 2550, A bill for an act relating to retirement; permitting the repayment of certain member contribution refunds; authorizing a second chance option to elect Teachers Retirement Association retirement plan benefit coverage; mandating certain contributions.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 2551, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the American Indian Learning Resource Center at the University of Minnesota, Duluth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Simon introduced:

H. F. 2552, A bill for an act relating to elections; changing the date of the state primary; changing certain primary-related dates and provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.31, subdivision 6; 10A.321; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 10A.323; 203B.06, subdivision 1; 203B.081; 203B.11, subdivision 2; 203B.13, subdivision 2; 203B.17, subdivision 1; 203B.22; 203B.225, subdivision 1; 203B.23, subdivision 2; 204B.09, subdivision 1; 204B.14, subdivisions 2, 4; 204B.21, subdivision 1; 204B.33; 204B.35, subdivision 4; 204B.45, subdivision 2; 204C.26, subdivision 3; 204D.03, subdivision 1; 204D.09, subdivision 1; 204D.17; 204D.19; 204D.28, subdivisions 5, 6, 8, 9, 10; 205.065, subdivisions 1, 2; 205.13, subdivision 1a; 205.16, subdivision 4; 205A.03, subdivisions 1, 2; 205A.05, subdivision 3; 205A.06, subdivision 1a; 205A.07, subdivision 3; 205A.11, subdivision 2a; 208.03; 211B.045; 447.32, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 206.82, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204D.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hortman introduced:

H. F. 2553, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of the Coon Rapids dam; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Simon and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 2554, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Southwest Corridor light rail line; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Kelliher, Davids, Carlson and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 2555, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to renovate the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Brown introduced:

H. F. 2556, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Shell Rock River watershed; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Kahn and Swails introduced:

H. F. 2557, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a position for a state Webmaster; requiring the state chief information officer to develop standards for enhanced public access to state electronic records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16E.04, subdivision 2; 16E.05, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 16E.02, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hortman introduced:

H. F. 2558, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Foley Boulevard Northstar commuter rail station; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 2559, A bill for an act relating to water; requiring public water suppliers to recover the costs of providing service; modifying eligibility for loans and grants administered by the Public Facilities Authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 444.075, subdivision 3; 446A.051, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hausman and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 2560, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for financial assurance for nonferrous metallic mineral mining; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 93.481, by adding a subdivision; 93.49; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 93.481, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 93.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 2561, A bill for an act relating to highways; designating a Veterans Memorial Bridge on marked Trunk Highway 95 in the city of North Branch; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 2562, A bill for an act relating to human services; extending and modifying eligibility for the COBRA premium state subsidy; amending Laws 2009, chapter 79, article 5, section 78, subdivisions 1, 5.

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

Ward and Doty introduced:

H. F. 2563, A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the commissioner of human services to allocate permanent funding for Minnesota Faith in Action; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

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

Hayden introduced:

H. F. 2564, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the Minnesota family investment program time limit on assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.42, by adding a subdivision.

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

Kahn, Wagenius and Masin introduced:

H. F. 2565, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a state data center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 2566, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying certain absentee ballot processes; changing certain election administration provisions; changing and clarifying certain election procedures, deadlines, and requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.607, subdivision 7; 201.016, subdivisions 1a, 2; 201.056; 201.061, subdivisions 1, 3; 201.11; 201.12; 201.13; 203B.04, subdivision 1; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.06, subdivision 3; 203B.07, subdivisions 2, 3; 203B.08, subdivisions 2, 3; 203B.081; 203B.085; 203B.125; 203B.23, subdivisions 1, 2; 203B.24, subdivision 1; 203B.26; 204B.14, by adding a subdivision; 204B.16, subdivision 1; 204B.18, subdivision 1; 204B.19, subdivision 2; 204B.21, subdivisions 1, 2; 204B.24; 204B.27, subdivision 2; 204B.38; 204B.44; 204B.45, subdivision 2; 204C.02; 204C.04, subdivision 1; 204C.06, subdivision 1; 204C.08; 204C.10; 204C.13, subdivisions 2, 6; 204C.17; 204C.27; 204C.30, by adding subdivisions; 204C.33, subdivisions 1, 3; 204C.37; 204D.04, subdivision 2; 204D.09, subdivision 2; 205.075, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 205.13, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2; 205.16, subdivisions 2, 3; 205.185, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 205A.03, subdivision 1; 205A.05, subdivision 2; 205A.10, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 206.57, subdivision 6; 206.89, subdivision 2; 208.05; 367.03, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 204B.46; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 203B; 205A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.096; 203B.04, subdivision 5; 203B.10; 203B.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7; 203B.13, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 203B.25; 206.805, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 2567, A bill for an act relating to veterans; extending eligibility for gold star motor vehicle license plates to include children and siblings of persons who have died while serving in active military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 168.1253, subdivision 1.

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

Carlson; Solberg; Mahoney; Hansen; Urdahl; Gardner; Thao; Newton; Thissen; Hortman; Simon; Knuth; Zellers; Murphy, E.; Bunn; Atkins; Tillberry; Eken; Fritz; Hayden; Lieder; Clark; Rukavina; Sertich; Howes; Davids; Gunther; Sterner; Garofalo; Anderson, P.; Rosenthal; Hilstrom; Johnson; Persell and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 2568, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a construction project at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare for use as a health care facility.

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

Koenen, Hamilton, Scott and Dean introduced:

H. F. 2569, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a construction project at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare for use as a health care facility.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2570, A bill for an act relating to economic development; renaming the Douglas J. Johnson economic protection trust fund and the Ironworld Discovery Center.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Higher Education and Workforce Development Finance and Policy Division.

Sertich and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 2571, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to improve multipurpose sports facilities in the St. Louis County Arrowhead region; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Demmer introduced:

H. F. 2572, A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing use of "Proud to be a Veteran" license plate on self-propelled recreational vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.1255, subdivision 1.

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

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 2573, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing special highway 14 plates; appropriating funds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Falk introduced:

H. F. 2574, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying restrictions governing disability parking; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.345, as amended.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 2575, A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the Corporal Johnathan Benson Memorial Highway in the city of North Branch; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hayden introduced:

H. F. 2576, A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding Minnesota family investment program (MFIP) hardship extensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.425, by adding a subdivision.

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

Carlson, Loeffler, Ward, Newton, Masin, Hansen, Scalze, Laine, Mullery, Champion, Slocum, Paymar, Clark, Hayden, Solberg, Tillberry and Knuth introduced:

H. F. 2577, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 12; adding a provision to allow legislators to call a special session.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Hackbarth, Beard, Lanning and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2578, A bill for an act relating to gambling; proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize gambling other than parimutuel betting at a licensed racetrack; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article X, section 8.

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

Emmer introduced:

H. F. 2579, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring voters to provide picture identification before receiving a ballot; providing for the issuance of voter identification cards at no charge; establishing a procedure for provisional balloting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 204C.10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 204C.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 2580, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing an angel investment grant; delaying phase-in of single sales apportionment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.191, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

Carlson and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 2581, A bill for an act relating to pupil transportation; amending seat belt equipment requirements for procurement of school buses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.447, subdivision 2a; 169.685, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Clark; Murphy, E.; Hayden; Mariani; Murphy, M., and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 2582, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance coverage under the asthma coverage demonstration project; amending Laws 2009, chapter 79, article 5, section 75, subdivision 1.

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

Falk and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 2583, A bill for an act relating to farm wineries; allowing the holder of an intoxicating liquor license to own and operate a farm winery; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.315, by adding a subdivision.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2584, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a bridge in the city of Fairmont; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lieder introduced:

H. F. 2585, A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing general obligation bonds and appropriating funds for town road signs.

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

Sailer introduced:

H. F. 2586, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a solar power installation grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.

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

Lieder introduced:

H. F. 2587, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing special agricultural homesteads for certain taxpayers in Marshall County due to floods in March 2009; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.124, subdivision 14.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2588, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a museum in the city of Winnebago; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 2589, A bill for an act relating to health; transferring the comprehensive advanced life-support educational program to the commissioner of health; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144E.37.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 2590, A bill for an act relating to capital investments; clarifying procedures to cancel appropriations and bond authorizations for capital investment projects; providing for earlier cancellation of capital appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.28, subdivision 5; 16A.642.

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

Lieder introduced:

H. F. 2591, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for local bridges; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Falk introduced:

H. F. 2592, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales tax exemptions for public safety radio communications equipment upgrade purchased by counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.70, subdivision 8.

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

Howes introduced:

H. F. 2593, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing special "Choose Life" license plates; establishing adoption support account and appropriating funds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Bigham introduced:

H. F. 2594, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Hoffman Interlocking Capacity Improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Falk introduced:

H. F. 2595, A bill for an act relating to licensing of electricians; modifying education requirements for power limited technicians; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.33, subdivision 7.

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

Bigham introduced:

H. F. 2596, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Chicago to the Twin Cities high-speed rail line; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Ward, Dettmer, Doty, Persell, Sailer, Obermueller and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 2597, A bill for an act relating to public health; limiting the Board of Medical Practice from bringing a disciplinary action against a physician for prescribing, administering, or dispensing long-term antibiotic therapy for chronic Lyme disease.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 2598, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Soo Line Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Falk introduced:

H. F. 2599, A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting the use of live check solicitations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2600, A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; providing for the licensing and regulation of an individual engaged in the business of a mortgage loan origination or the mortgage loan business; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 58A.

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

Ward, Juhnke, Urdahl, Pelowski, Rukavina, Lieder, Brynaert, Gunther, Davids and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 2601, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Greater Minnesota business development infrastructure grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Peppin introduced:

H. F. 2602, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Crow River Regional Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mullery and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 2603, A bill for an act relating to government data; prohibiting law enforcement agencies from releasing data in certain situations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.82, subdivision 2.

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

Hayden and Clark introduced:

H. F. 2604, A bill for an act relating to economic development; allowing a stay of mortgage foreclosure proceedings under certain conditions; landlord and tenant; providing rights to tenants of foreclosed property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 504B.151, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 504B.151, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 582.

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

Mullery and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 2605, A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting termination under certain circumstances.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 2606, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Carlton County business park and housing development; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mullery and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 2607, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying detention placement options for extended jurisdiction juveniles pending revocation hearings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 260B.130, subdivision 5.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2608, A bill for an act relating to public safety; extending area for protection to a reasonable area around residence or dwelling in ex parte orders for protection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 518B.01, subdivision 7.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 2609, A bill for an act relating to personnel data; limiting disclosure of disciplinary records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.43, subdivision 5a.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2610, A bill for an act relating to forfeiture; requiring officers to give forfeiture receipts upon seizure of property; implementing timelines for forfeiture notice and hearings; placing a cap on the value of property that may be forfeited administratively; authorizing petitions for remission and mitigation of seized property; requiring certification by prosecutor before property may be forfeited administratively; requiring forfeiture proceeds to be deposited in special trust accounts; directing Department of Public Safety to establish ethical guidelines related to forfeiture proceedings; requiring law enforcement to secure seized property; prohibiting sale of forfeited property to law enforcement officers, employees, and family members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.531, subdivisions 4, 5, by adding subdivisions; 609.5311, subdivision 3; 609.5313; 609.5314, subdivisions 2, 3; 609.5315, subdivisions 1, 2, 5.

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

Mullery and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 2611, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating credit default insurance; providing civil and criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60I.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2612, A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; clarifying civil commitment venue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 253B.02, by adding a subdivision; 253B.045, subdivision 2; 253B.05, subdivision 3; 253B.064, subdivision 1; 253B.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 2d; 253B.185, subdivision 1; 253B.20, subdivision 4; 253B.23, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 253B.10, subdivision 3.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2613, A bill for an act relating to real property; providing for mediation prior to commencement of mortgage foreclosure proceedings on homestead property; creating a homestead-lender mediation account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 580.021, as amended; 580.022, subdivision 1; 580.23, by adding a subdivision; 582.30, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 357.18, subdivision 1; 508.82, subdivision 1; 508A.82, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 583.

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

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 2614, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing an intensive care management program for medical assistance enrollees; reducing funding for the medical assistance program; requiring a request for proposals; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Laws 2009, chapter 79, article 13, section 3, subdivision 6, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2615, A bill for an act relating to real estate; streamlining the process of connecting an owner facing a residential mortgage foreclosure with an authorized foreclosure prevention agency and with a person authorized to negotiate on behalf of the foreclosing lender; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 580.021, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 580.021, subdivision 4; 580.022, subdivision 2.

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

Kahn, Lillie, Wagenius, Loeffler and Masin introduced:

H. F. 2616, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; allowing bicyclist to stop and proceed through red light under limited circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.06, subdivision 9.

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

Scalze introduced:

H. F. 2617, A bill for an act relating to special service districts; changing certain provisions for housing improvement areas concerning petitions and veto powers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 428A.12; 428A.18, subdivision 2.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2618, A bill for an act relating to juveniles; requiring the court to provide a general notice of collateral sanctions to a juvenile before accepting a guilty plea; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 260B.163, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2619, A bill for an act relating to juveniles; prohibiting admissibility of a child's statements made during a mental health examination on the issue of guilt; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 260B.157, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 2620, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the St. Louis River Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Doty introduced:

H. F. 2621, A bill for an act relating to veterans; eliminating a residency requirement for purposes of eligibility for higher educational benefits for the surviving spouse and children of a deceased veteran who dies as a result of military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 197.75, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Cornish and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2622, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; designating the Blue Earth River as a canoe and boating route; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.32, subdivision 1.

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

Hosch; Carlson; Swails; Murphy, E.; Slawik and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 2623, A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying medical assistance coverage for children's therapeutic services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 256B.0943, subdivision 12.

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

Wagenius, Carlson and Howes introduced:

H. F. 2624, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment and natural resources.

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

Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 2625, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting insurance underwriting for motor vehicle or homeowner's insurance on the basis of credit information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 72A.20, subdivision 36.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 2626, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a regional community facility in Deer River; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Knuth introduced:

H. F. 2627, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for contamination cleanup at the former Northwest Refinery site in the city of New Brighton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2628, A bill for an act relating to prevailing wage; limiting participation to contractors with apprenticeship programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 177.43, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 2629, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; reducing the plurality necessary in a local election for a municipality to own and operate a telephone exchange; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 237.19.

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

Koenen and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 2630, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Marshall MERIT Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Knuth introduced:

H. F. 2631, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a state Emergency Operations Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 2632, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for the Litchfield Opera House.

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

Masin, Persell, Haws, Ward, Obermueller and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 2633, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; extending the time for surviving spouses to receive the disabled veteran homestead market value exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

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

Kalin, Gardner and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 2634, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; expanding prohibitions on the appropriation of water from the Mt. Simon-Hinckley aquifer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103G.271, subdivision 4a.

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

Masin, Obermueller and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2635, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a memorial to public servants in the city of Eagan.

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

Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 2636, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Chanhassen trail and storm water improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 2637, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Chanhassen trail underpass; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 2638, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Chanhassen to stabilize the Bluff Creek ravine; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Johnson and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2639, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing wireless telecommunications service providers to provide call locations for emergencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 626A.01, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626A.

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

Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 2640, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring single license plate on certain motor vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 168.012, subdivision 1c; 168.123, subdivision 1; 168.1235, subdivision 1; 169.79, subdivision 6.

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

Sailer introduced:

H. F. 2641, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a maximum effort loan to Red Lake School District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 2642, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for water and sewer systems improvements in the city of North Branch; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Sailer introduced:

H. F. 2643, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Itasca Biological Station; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lieder introduced:

H. F. 2644, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation in the city of Oslo in Marshall County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Greiling, Solberg, Slocum, Ward, Laine, Haws, Hilstrom, Morgan, Benson, Ruud, Brynaert, Dittrich, Newton, Slawik, Mariani, Knuth and Welti introduced:

H. F. 2645, A bill for an act relating to education finance; repealing requirement that the Department of Management and Budget require school district state aid payments to be reduced prior to the state of Minnesota undertaking short-term borrowing for cash flow needs; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 127A.46.

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

Severson introduced:

H. F. 2646, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the permissible purposes for which certain persons may possess and use firearms silencers;amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.66, subdivision 1h.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2647, A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for improvements at the Disabled Veterans Rest Camp on Big Marine Lake in Washington County.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2648, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a military retirement pay subtraction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2649, A bill for an act relating to taxation; eliminating the income-based reduction of the individual income tax credit for prior military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.0677, subdivision 1a.

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

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 2650, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Dassel-Cokato Regional Ice and Sports Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

McFarlane introduced:

H. F. 2651, A bill for an act relating to retirement; general employees retirement plan of the Public Employees Retirement Association police and fire plan; increasing annuity of an accelerated annuity recipient.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Liebling introduced:

H. F. 2652, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to acquire the Pine Island Spur Railroad right-of-way in Rochester; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Loeffler, Dean and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 2653, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for improvements to the capitol area to accommodate the central corridor light rail transit line; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Haws introduced:

H. F. 2654, A bill for an act relating to electrical licenses; modifying bond requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.33, subdivision 15.

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

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 2655, A bill for an act relating to recycling; requiring state building projects to recycle at least 50 percent of project waste; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

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

Thao introduced:

H. F. 2656, A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; providing special rules for the expenditure of tax increments.

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

Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 2657, A bill for an act relating to higher education; increasing the revenue bond limit of the higher education facilities authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 136A.29, subdivision 9.

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

Hansen and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 2658, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; modifying the qualification requirements for inclusion of a political party on the income tax form and property tax refund return; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10A.31, subdivision 3a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 2659, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying requirements for discharge permit requirements for feedlots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116.07, subdivision 7c.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 2660, A bill for an act relating to state government; creating the Minnesota Coalition for Innovation and Collaboration; providing for certain rule and law waivers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 6.80; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Eken introduced:

H. F. 2661, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 2662, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2663, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.

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

Rukavina and Dill introduced:

H. F. 2664, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2665, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring discharge plans for juvenile offenders who have mental or emotional problems; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 242.

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

Solberg introduced:

H. F. 2666, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a women's and girls' hockey locker room facility at the National Sports Center in Blaine; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 2667, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Redwood County Material Recovery Facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2668, A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; modifying certain procedures related to expungement in eviction cases; adding certain residential covenants; specifying procedures for handling applicant screening fees; providing certain rights to tenants of foreclosed properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 484.014, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 504B.161, subdivision 1; 504B.173; 504B.178, subdivision 7; 504B.285, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 504B.285, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 2669, A bill for an act relating to civil law; restoring state and local government tort liability limits to pre-2008 levels; prohibiting state and local government contracts that require contractors to provide liability insurance or other security in excess of those limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.736, subdivision 4; 466.04, subdivision 1.

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

Newton and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 2670, A bill for an act relating to real estate; specifying the rights of a common interest community to take certain action to encourage prompt payment of delinquent assessments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 515B.3-102; 515B.3-110.

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

Newton and Reinert introduced:

H. F. 2671, A bill for an act relating to veterans; broadening eligibility for the bid preference program for designated veteran-owned small businesses bidding for state contracts for goods and services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 16C.16, subdivision 6a; 16C.19.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Newton and Reinert introduced:

H. F. 2672, A bill for an act relating to veterans; clarifying the transit fee exemption provisions related to veterans with service-connected disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 174.24, subdivision 7; 473.408, subdivision 10.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2673, A bill for an act relating to veterans; expanding eligibility of disabled veterans for a free annual state park permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 85.053, subdivision 10.

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

Newton, Carlson, Jackson and Reinert introduced:

H. F. 2674, A bill for an act relating to veterans; designating May 28 as Veterans of Foreign Wars Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Newton, Doty, Urdahl, Jackson and Reinert introduced:

H. F. 2675, A bill for an act relating to veterans; designating September 16 of each year as American Legion Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Davids introduced:

H. F. 2676, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the commissioner of natural resources for a grant to the city of Preston for a National Trout Learning Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Kohls introduced:

H. F. 2677, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a geothermal water-to-water heat pump system in Waconia High School; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 2678, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for livestock investment grants.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 2679, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing Gold Star license plate eligibility for surviving son or daughter; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 168.1253, subdivision 1.

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

Murphy, E.; Huntley; Thissen; Loeffler; Ruud; Solberg; Carlson; Kelliher; Sertich and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 2680, A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing mental health urgent care and consultation services; modifying the general assistance medical care program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256.9657, subdivisions 2, 3; 256.969, subdivisions 21, 26, 27; 256B.0625, subdivisions 13f, 20, by adding a subdivision; 256B.69, by adding a subdivision; 256L.05, subdivisions 1b, 3, 3a; 256L.07, subdivision 6; 256L.15, subdivision 4; 256L.17, subdivision 7; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 256.969, subdivisions 2b, 3a, 30; 256B.195, subdivision 3; 256D.03, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 245; 256D.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 2681, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; electric generation facility; modifying the in-lieu payment agreement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 272.02, subdivision 92.

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

Davids and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 2682, A bill for an act relating to individual income taxation; extending the reciprocity agreement with the state of Wisconsin and permitting its termination only by legislative action; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.081.

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

Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 2683, A bill for an act relating to education finance; adjusting the education aid payment schedule; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.75, subdivisions 5, 9, by adding a subdivision; 126C.48, subdivision 7; 127A.441; 127A.45, subdivisions 2, 3, 13, by adding a subdivision.

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

Haws introduced:

H. F. 2684, A bill for an act relating to veterans; broadening eligibility for the surviving spouse and children of a deceased veteran to receive certain educational benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 197.75, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 2685, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the revitalization of the Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historic Site; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Eken introduced:

H. F. 2686, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for construction of a transfer station in Becker County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 2687, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for flood mitigation in the Red River Valley.

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

Marquart, Olin, Eken and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 2688, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 2689, A bill for an act relating to education; amending maintenance of effort requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 126C.44.

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

Sertich; Carlson; Kahn; Sterner; Winkler; Doty; Murphy, E.; Davnie; Lenczewski; Swails; Bly; Kalin; Reinert; Hansen; Haws; Ward; Masin; Benson; Morrow and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 2690, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring reductions in executive agency appropriations include proportionate reductions in expenditures on contracts; providing requirements during periods of projected deficits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.152, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2691, A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring state and local jail and prison inmates to be housed in publicly owned and operated jails and prisons; prohibiting the state and counties from contracting with private prisons; prohibiting renewal of the Prairie Correctional Facility contract; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 241.01, subdivision 3a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 243; 641.

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

Davnie, Clark and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 2692, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Midtown Farmers Market 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 Finance.

Scalze, Greiling, Hausman, Mahoney, Lillie, Knuth, Laine, Hansen, Loeffler, Hortman, Dittrich, Bunn, Benson and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 2693, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to the Metropolitan Council for regional park and open-space land acquisition and improvements.

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

Murphy, E., introduced:

H. F. 2694, A bill for an act relating to health care; increasing the surcharge on health maintenance organizations and making related changes; increasing managed care payment rates; establishing the general assistance medical care account; providing credits towards the HealthPartners' assessment for the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256.9657, subdivision 3; 256B.69, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256D.

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

Lenczewski; Kelliher; Sterner; Nelson; Davnie; Murphy, E.; Mahoney; Carlson; Simon; Sertich and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 2695, A bill for an act relating to economic development; encouraging job creation; allowing tax credits for job growth investment credit and historic structure rehabilitation; disallowing the deduction of certain dividends; expanding the use of special assessment for certain energy conservation improvements; expanding the permitted use of tax increment financing for certain projects; repealing restrictions on city of Bloomington's development of the Mall of America site; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 290.21, subdivision 4; 429.011, by adding subdivisions; 429.021, subdivision 1; 429.031, subdivision 3; 469.174, by adding a subdivision; 469.175, by adding a subdivision; 469.176, subdivisions 1b, 4c, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 469.153, subdivision 2; Laws 1986, chapter 391, section 1; Laws 1995, chapter 264, article 5, sections 44, subdivision 4, as amended; 45, subdivision 1, as amended; Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 5, sections 28, subdivision 1; 29, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 290; 469; repealing Laws 1996, chapter 464, article 1, section 8, subdivision 5.

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

Lieder introduced:

H. F. 2696, A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; expanding the area of the state in which tourism facilities may be financed; authorizing certain expenditures by the city of East Grand Forks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 469.174, subdivision 22.

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

Fritz introduced:

H. F. 2697, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements at the Minnesota State Academies; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 2698, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying fees for control of aquatic vegetation in certain public waters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103G.615, subdivision 2.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2699, A bill for an act relating to mortgages; regulating acquisition of the legal right to redeem a residence in foreclosure; requiring a notice to the mortgagee after a sheriff's sale of residential real property in foreclosure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 325N.10, by adding a subdivision; 325N.17; 580.06; 582.25.

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

Hausman, Carlson, Solberg, Scalze and Howes introduced:

H. F. 2700, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; establishing new programs and modifying existing programs; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; cancelling and modifying previous appropriations; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103F.515, by adding a subdivision; 174.50, subdivisions 6, 7; 462A.36, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 16A.86, subdivision 3a; Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, sections 19, subdivision 4; 23, subdivision 12, as amended; Laws 2006, chapter 258, sections 8, subdivision 4; 17, subdivision 5; Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 5, subdivision 4; Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3; Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, sections 11, subdivision 5; 20; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 16B; repealing Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 45.

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

Atkins, Zellers and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2701, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; modifying terms relating to firefighters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 299N.03, subdivision 5.

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

Benson, Clark, Gunther, Hornstein, Davnie, Slawik, Bunn, Hayden, Reinert, Mariani, Wagenius and Thao introduced:

H. F. 2702, A bill for an act relating to housing; authorizing the sale and issuance of nonprofit housing bonds for community land trusts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462A.36, by adding subdivisions.

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

Greiling, Newton, Norton, Tillberry, Carlson, Davnie, Ward and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 2703, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying rulemaking authority of the Board of Teaching; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 2704, A bill for an act relating to taxation; conforming to changes made to the Internal Revenue Code; disallowing the deduction of certain dividends; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.21, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 19b, 31; 290A.03, subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1.

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

Peterson introduced:

H. F. 2705, A bill for an act relating to education; implementing a transitions plan for high school students to successfully pursue postsecondary education and employment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.125.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2706, A bill for an act relating to certified public accountants; clarifying licensing requirements; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.972, subdivision 1; 6.66; 110A.32, subdivision 2; 144A.05; 367.36, subdivision 1; 385.06, subdivision 2; 412.222; 412.591, subdivision 3; 471.49, subdivision 10; 471.6985, subdivision 2; 515B.3-121; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 297E.06, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 8122.0150, subpart 7.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2707, A bill for an act relating to public safety; extending the duration of the continuance period allowed in a juvenile delinquency matter; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 260B.198, subdivision 7.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2708, A bill for an act relating to real estate; making a conforming change to provide for the right of the borrower to obtain a postponement of a foreclosure sale that has a 12-month redemption period, as is now available for a six-month redemption period; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 580.07, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 2709, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; specifying immunity for certain entities in the event of an emergency or disaster; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 12.22, subdivision 2a.

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

Hansen, Dill, Howes, Scalze and Dean introduced:

H. F. 2710, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for state park land acquisition; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Dittrich, Ward, Newton, Davnie and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 2711, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to use certified mail to notify parents when their children are suspended from school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 121A.46, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Policy and Oversight.

Dittrich, Ward, Johnson, Newton, Davnie and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 2712, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a public schools fiber optic infrastructure grant program; establishing the grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.

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

Peterson and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 2713, A bill for an act relating to local government; lengthening probationary period for newly hired peace officers in certain statutory cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 44.01, by adding a subdivision; 44.10, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Peterson, Carlson, Newton and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 2714, A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the safe schools levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 126C.44.

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

Persell and Ward introduced:

H. F. 2715, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital projects at Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 2716, A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; accelerating the adoption of single sales apportionment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.191, subdivision 2.

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

Dittrich, Newton, Abeler and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 2717, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements at Anoka Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Slawik and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2718, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Maplewood to design, renovate, and equip the former St. Paul's monastery as a regional service center and learning institute; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 2719, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Sargeant Community Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mariani, Mahoney and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 2720, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the St. Paul Regional Amateur Sports Facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Sertich introduced:

H. F. 2721, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the city of Hibbing for the Carey Lake shared use path; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Koenen introduced:

H. F. 2722, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for rehabilitation of the pedestrian suspension bridge over the Minnesota River in Granite Falls; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Koenen introduced:

H. F. 2723, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Granite Falls library and senior center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Murphy, M., introduced:

H. F. 2724, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Proctor spur trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hansen, Gunther, Thao, Davids, Lillie, Eken, Mahoney, Hortman and Clark introduced:

H. F. 2725, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Capitol campus security upgrades; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 2726, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; authorizing family agricultural revitalization zones (FARMZ); promoting value-added processing agricultural products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.310, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.

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

Lieder, Morrow, Urdahl and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 2727, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for the local road improvement program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Abeler introduced:

H. F. 2728, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for explosive growth revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 2729, A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting certain metropolitan area local governments to impose response time residency requirements upon firefighters.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations Reform, Technology and Elections.

Haws introduced:

H. F. 2730, A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing issuance of the combat wounded vehicle license plate to a recipient of the purple heart medal who is continuing to serve in the military; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.123, subdivision 2.

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

Rukavina and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 2731, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a regional fire-based emergency medical services facility in Virginia; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Anderson, S.; Juhnke; Rukavina; Reinert; Smith and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2732, A bill for an act relating to veterans; eliminating a residency requirement for purposes of eligibility for higher educational benefits for the surviving spouse and children of a deceased veteran who dies as a result of military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 197.75, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Economies and Veterans Affairs.

Murphy, M.; Loeffler and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 2733, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for library accessibility and improvement grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 2734, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the old Cedar Avenue Bridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Haws introduced:

H. F. 2735, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a perimeter security fence at the St. Cloud Correctional Facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Dean introduced:

H. F. 2736, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MinnesotaCare coverage for certain single adults and households without children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256D.03, by adding a subdivision; 256L.05, subdivision 3; 256L.15, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256L.

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

Clark, Mullery and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 2737, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct a new hyperbaric oxygen chamber; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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