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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Wednesday, February 08, 2012


The following House Files were introduced:

Beard and Dill introduced:

H. F. 2085, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements at publicly owned airports; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

McNamara and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2086, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from the outdoor heritage fund; modifying requirements for outdoor heritage fund appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97A.056, by adding subdivisions.

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

LeMieur and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 2087, A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; making changes to the State Building Code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 326B.092, subdivisions 2, 7; 326B.103, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 326B.46, subdivision 1a; 326B.49, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 1301.1201; 1302.0600; 3801.3640; 3801.3650; 3801.3660; 3801.3670; 3801.3680; 3801.3690; 3801.3700; 3801.3710; 3801.3720; 3801.3730; 3801.3740; 3801.3760; 3801.3790; 3801.3800.

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

Winkler; Ward; Morrow; Liebling; Thissen; Davnie; Benson, J.; Scalze; Peterson, S.; Tillberry; Melin; Knuth; Hilty; Laine; Greene; Wagenius; Greiling; Norton; Slocum; Brynaert and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2088, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; enacting various reforms; establishing districting principles and providing for appointment of a commission to recommend boundaries of legislative and congressional districts; establishing a council to determine compensation for legislators; modifying the council that recommends compensation for executive and judicial officials; providing for funding for state government if a complete budget is not enacted by July 1 of an odd-numbered year; modifying authority of the executive branch to reduced unexpended allotments; prohibiting meetings at certain times; prohibiting officers of major political parties from being employed by the legislature; expanding economic disclosure requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 2.021; 3.055; 3.07; 3.18; 10A.09, subdivision 5; 15A.082, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 16A.103, by adding a subdivision; 16A.152, subdivision 4; 204B.14, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 2; 15A; 16A.

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

Bills and Mack introduced:

H. F. 2089, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Apple Valley to create a tax increment financing district.

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

Mack and Bills introduced:

H. F. 2090, A bill for an act relating to taxation; city of Apple Valley; authorizing use of tax increment financing; extending authority.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2091, A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for private sale of certain tax-forfeited lands in Itasca County.

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

Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2092, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying environmental review requirements for cellulosic biofuel facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 116D.04, subdivision 2a.

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

Sanders, Gunther, Scalze, McFarlane and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 2093, A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; clarifying employee classification of independent contractors; providing pilot project for contractor registration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 181.723, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 7, 15, 16, by adding subdivisions; 326B.081, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 181.723, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 181.723, subdivisions 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 17; Minnesota Rules, parts 5202.0100; 5202.0110; 5202.0120; 5202.0130; 5202.0140; 5202.0150; 5202.0160.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 2094, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the Minnesota health care program provider requirements for critical access dental provider clinics; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256B.76, subdivision 4.

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

Fabian, Quam, Cornish, Nornes, Hancock, Drazkowski, McElfatrick, Anzelc, Zellers and Dean introduced:

H. F. 2095, A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for permitting efficiency; modifying environmental review requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 14.05, by adding a subdivision; 84.027, by adding a subdivision; 116.07, subdivision 4a; 116J.03, by adding subdivisions; 116J.035, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 84.027, subdivision 14a; 116.03, subdivision 2b.

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

Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 2096, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Glenwood for flood hazard mitigation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Peppin introduced:

H. F. 2097, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care accreditation provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 119B.13, subdivision 3a.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 2098, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions on expedited exchanges of public lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 94.3495, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Peppin, Zellers and Beard introduced:

H. F. 2099, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Maple Grove transit station, phase 2 parking expansion; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Kriesel and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2100, A bill for an act relating to veterans affairs; permitting a preference for private employers to hire and promote veterans; permitting a preference for private employers to hire and promote the spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Veterans Services Division.

Kath and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 2101, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Steele County Highway Operations Complex; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Benson, M.; Hamilton; Quam; Vogel; Kiel and Beard introduced:

H. F. 2102, A bill for an act relating to transportation; changing requirements for USDOT number on farm trucks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 168.185.

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

Lohmer; Erickson; Franson; Benson, M.; LeMieur; Barrett; Swedzinski; Crawford; Smith; McElfatrick; Woodard; Hancock; Scott and Wardlow introduced:

H. F. 2103, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting abortions when fetal heartbeat is detected; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 147.091, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Champion and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 2104, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the 26th Avenue North Parkway in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Anzelc and Dill introduced:

H. F. 2105, A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying wetland replacement requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 103G.2241, subdivisions 9, 11, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 103G.222, subdivision 1.

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

Winkler introduced:

H. F. 2106, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for 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 Education Finance.

Laine introduced:

H. F. 2107, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for payment of city charter commission expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 410.06.

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

Hancock and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2108, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Northland Regional Sports Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hancock and Persell introduced:

H. F. 2109, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for construction and renovation of facilities in Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

McDonald; Hosch; Schomacker; Hamilton; Benson, M.; Daudt; LeMieur; Lohmer; McElfatrick; Runbeck; Swedzinski; Gunther; Vogel; Murphy, M.; Anderson, D.; Gruenhagen; Franson; Barrett and Leidiger introduced:

H. F. 2110, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the long-term care consultation requirements for prospective housing with services residents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256B.0911, subdivision 3c.

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

Melin; Urdahl; Winkler; Lesch; Rukavina; Anzelc; Murphy, M.; Daudt and Howes introduced:

H. F. 2111, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; amending the residential eligibility requirements for judges of the Court of Appeals; directing the chief judge of the Court of Appeals to redesignate judges consistent with new eligibility requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 480A.02, subdivisions 3, 5, 6.

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

Melin; Winkler; Anzelc; Murphy, M., and Howes introduced:

H. F. 2112, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; allowing reimbursement of housing and mileage expenses for judges of the Court of Appeals living more than 50 miles from their permanent chambers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 480A.02, subdivision 7.

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

Abeler introduced:

H. F. 2113, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; modifying information provided in fiscal notes and revenue estimates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 3.98, subdivision 2; 270C.11, subdivision 5.

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

Abeler, Beard and Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 2114, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for temporary signs on pedestrian bridges and overpasses over trunk highways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 160.27, by adding a subdivision; 160.2715.

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

Abeler and Beard introduced:

H. F. 2115, A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing county maintenance on Trunk Highway 47.

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

Abeler introduced:

H. F. 2116, A bill for an act relating to health; removing a provision that prohibited providers from charging certain patients a fee for producing requested copies of the patient's health record; requiring hospitals to publicly report certain information through the Leapfrog Group; transferring the Department of Health's health economics program to the Department of Commerce; requiring the commissioner of health to study possible effects of allowing for-profit HMOs to operate in the state; modifying requirements for release of patient health information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 144.292, subdivision 6; 144.293, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

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

Abeler introduced:

H. F. 2117, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying complaint processes; prohibiting licenses to certain individuals with felony-level sexual conduct convictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 214.103; 364.09; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 214.

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

Abeler; Anderson, D., and Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 2118, A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; modifying the K-12 education subtraction and credit to apply to fees charged for extracurricular activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.0674, subdivision 1.

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

Quam; Anderson, B.; Hancock; Benson, M.; Drazkowski and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2119, A bill for an act relating to local government; limiting a city's power of eminent domain outside of the city; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 412.211; 465.01.

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

Quam; Scott; Benson, M.; Drazkowski and Mazorol introduced:

H. F. 2120, A bill for an act relating to data practices; requiring government entities to share personnel data in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.43, by adding a subdivision.

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

Cornish; Dill; Shimanski; Dettmer; Peppin; Crawford; Benson, M.; Quam; Franson; Fabian; Lohmer; LeMieur; Anzelc; Kiffmeyer; Anderson, B.; Erickson; Drazkowski; Swedzinski and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 2121, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, protecting as fundamental, the right of individuals to keep and bear arms for defense of life and liberty and for all other legitimate purposes.

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

Carlson; Nelson; Champion; Hilstrom; Hortman; Peterson, S., and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2122, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Bottineau Boulevard Transit Way corridor; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

LeMieur introduced:

H. F. 2123, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the penalties for late payment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 279.01, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 279.01, subdivision 4.

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

Nelson, Carlson, Hortman and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2124, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Bioscience and Allied Health Careers addition at North Hennepin Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Melin and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2125, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for renewable solar energy systems; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 2126, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing an exemption from state regulation of certain schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 141.35.

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

Myhra, Erickson and Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 2127, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying online learning parameters; providing for digital learning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 124D.095, subdivision 4; 126C.15, subdivision 1; 179A.07, subdivision 1.

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

Quam and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 2128, A bill for an act relating to health; licensing emergency medical personnel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 144E.001, subdivisions 1b, 3a, 4a, 4b, 5c, 5d, 5e, 6, 11, 14, by adding subdivisions; 144E.01, subdivision 1; 144E.101, subdivisions 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12; 144E.103; 144E.127, subdivision 2; 144E.265, subdivision 2; 144E.27, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, by adding a subdivision; 144E.275, subdivision 3; 144E.28, subdivisions 1, 5, 7; 144E.283; 144E.285; 144E.286, subdivision 3; 144E.29; 144E.30, subdivision 3; 144E.305, subdivision 2; 144E.31; 144E.32, subdivision 2; 144E.35, subdivision 1; 144E.52; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 144E.001, subdivision 5f; 144E.28, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 4690.0100, subparts 16, 17; 4690.1400.

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

Torkelson, Swedzinski, Koenen, Morrow, Falk and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 2129, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota River Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Knuth, Winkler, Norton and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 2130, A bill for an act relating to higher education; prohibiting certain officials from serving on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents or Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system for a limited time; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 136F.02, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 137.

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

Davnie, Carlson and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 2131, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the rehabilitation of the Franklin Avenue Bridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lohmer, Dean, McNamara, Dettmer, Davids, Kieffer, Slawik and Kriesel introduced:

H. F. 2132, A bill for an act relating to the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority; clarifying the jurisdiction of the authority; amending Laws 1974, chapter 475, sections 1; 2, subdivision 1.

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

Kriesel introduced:

H. F. 2133, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Gateway (I-94 East) Corridor; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Dettmer and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 2134, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Browns Creek Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Greene, Howes, Hausman, Nornes and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 2135, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for workforce program renovation at Minneapolis Community and Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Sanders, Hoppe, Beard, Atkins and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2136, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; regulating salvage titles; modifying the disclosure of motor vehicle damage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 168A.01, subdivisions 8a, 12a; 168A.151, subdivision 1; 325F.6641; 325F.6644, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 168A.01, subdivision 6a.

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

Atkins, Hansen, Knuth, Falk, Clark, Melin and Hilty introduced:

H. F. 2137, A bill for an act relating to public health; expanding prohibition of bisphenol-A in products for young children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 325F.172, subdivision 3; 325F.173.

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

Westrom and Franson introduced:

H. F. 2138, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a drainage outlet for Lake Oscar; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Bills, Cornish, Lohmer, Franson, Scott and Anderson, B. introduced:

H. F. 2139, A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; providing a tax credit to employers that employ qualified veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Veterans Services Division.

Drazkowski; Lohmer; Downey; Holberg; Quam; Benson, M.; Gruenhagen; Hancock; Wardlow; Scott; Anderson, B.; Franson; Leidiger; McDonald; Gottwalt; Kiffmeyer; Erickson and Bills introduced:

H. F. 2140, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, by adding a section; establishing a freedom of employment.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 2141, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the state health care program participation requirement for certain volunteer dental service providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.0644.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 2142, A bill for an act relating to public employment; specifying conditions for paid time off; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 43A.17, subdivisions 8, 11; 43A.181; 43A.1815; 465.72; 465.722, subdivision 2; 471.66; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 43A; 471.

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

Quam, Franson and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 2143, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; modifying provisions of the Athletic Trainers Practice Act; providing for licensure; establishing licensure fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 148.7802, subdivisions 3, 6, 9, by adding subdivisions; 148.7803; 148.7804; 148.7805; 148.7806; 148.7807; 148.7808, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 148.7809; 148.7810; 148.7811; 148.7812, subdivision 2; 148.7813, by adding a subdivision; 148.7814; 148.7815; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 148.7802, subdivisions 4, 5; 148.7808, subdivisions 2, 3; 148.7813, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 2144, A bill for an act relating to state government; designating the black bear as the state mammal; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2145, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending insurance requirement for limited driver's license and ignition interlock device program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 171.30, subdivision 1; 171.306, subdivision 4.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 2146, A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying certain Metropolitan Council data for building plans, specifications, and drawings; classifying certain government agency requests for bids and proposal data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.202, subdivision 11; 13.591, subdivision 3; 473.504, by adding a subdivision.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 2147, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; extending the sunset date of the Metropolitan Area Water Supply Advisory Committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 473.1565, subdivision 2.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 2148, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; making miscellaneous technical corrections to water resources statutes; removing and modifying obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 473.157; 473.517, subdivisions 1, 9; 473.519; 473.523, subdivision 1; 473.541, subdivision 2; 473.543, subdivision 1.

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

Simon, Woodard, Cornish and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 2149, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the definition of qualified domestic violence-related offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 609.02, subdivision 16.

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

Anderson, S.; Gottwalt; Hoppe; Holberg and Mack introduced:

H. F. 2150, A bill for an act relating to insurance; making changes in the public employee insurance program administered by Minnesota Management and Budget; establishing a temporary moratorium to preclude employees from joining the public employee insurance program if their employer is not in the program as of the date of enactment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 43A.316, subdivision 5.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 2151, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Cass Lake sanitary and storm water sewer system; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Vogel, Swedzinski and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2152, A bill for an act relating to commerce; specifying the extent of responsibility of real estate licensees for property management activities on real property owned by the licensee or by an entity in which the licensee has an ownership interest; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 82.73, subdivision 3.

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

McNamara introduced:

H. F. 2153, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing certain agency prepayments; providing for apprentice riders; modifying aquatic invasive species provisions; modifying local government trail authority; modifying enforcement provisions; modifying certain bait provisions; modifying prior appropriations; eliminating certain reporting, plan, and meeting requirements; eliminating loan program; modifying La Salle Lake State Recreation Area administration; adding to and deleting from state parks, state recreation areas, and state forests; authorizing private sale of certain state lands; modifying certain easements; modifying lands withdrawn from sale; modifying certain lease provisions; providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 16A.065; 84.631; 84.67; 84.91, subdivision 1; 85.018, subdivision 2; 85.20, subdivision 1; 85.46, subdivision 1; 86B.331, subdivision 1; 92.45; 92.50, subdivision 1; 97A.421, subdivision 4a; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 84D.10, subdivision 4; 84D.105, subdivision 2; 84D.13, subdivision 5; 97C.341; Laws 2007, chapter 57, article 1, section 4, subdivision 2, as amended; Laws 2010, chapter 362, section 2, subdivision 7; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 2, article 1, section 4, subdivision 7; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 6, article 3, section 8, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84; 86B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 84.946, subdivision 3; 86A.12, subdivision 5; 89.06; 90.042; 97A.4742, subdivision 4; 103G.705.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 2154, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing that certain councils do not expire under the Minnesota Sunset Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 3D.21, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 2155, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; limiting valuation increases for certain properties along the central corridor light rail line; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 273.11, subdivision 1a.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 2156, A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; decertification of Vesta.

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