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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Monday, February 09, 2009


The following House Files were introduced:

Paymar introduced:

H. F. 584, A bill for an act relating to land use; establishing statewide moratorium on new billboards; declaring existing billboards nonconforming uses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 173.

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

Drazkowski, Dettmer, Scott and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 585, A bill for an act relating to state government; designating English as the official language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.04, subdivision 1; 171.13, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 15.441.

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

Drazkowski, Dettmer, Scott, Shimanski, Eastlund, Kiffmeyer and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 586, A bill for an act relating to public employees; instituting a freeze on salaries and wage rates for government employees.

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

Murphy, E. and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 587, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for demonstration grants to prevent sexual violence.

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

Falk introduced:

H. F. 588, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to Dawson-Boyd school district for a geothermal heating system.

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

Lesch, Paymar, Lillie and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 589, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating pilot program for driver's license reinstatement diversion for individuals charged with driving without valid license.

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

Brynaert, Morrow and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 590, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying sales and use tax for the city of Mankato; amending Laws 1991, chapter 291, article 8, section 27, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 7, section 16, subdivision 3.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 591, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Reinvest in Minnesota Resources Law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.66, subdivision 2; 103F.505; 103F.511, subdivisions 5, 8a, by adding a subdivision; 103F.515, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6; 103F.521, subdivision 1; 103F.525; 103F.526; 103F.531; 103F.535, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103F.511, subdivision 4; 103F.521, subdivision 2; 103F.535, subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules, parts 8400.3000; 8400.3030; 8400.3060; 8400.3110; 8400.3130; 8400.3160; 8400.3200; 8400.3210; 8400.3230; 8400.3260; 8400.3300; 8400.3330; 8400.3360; 8400.3390; 8400.3400; 8400.3460; 8400.3500; 8400.3530; 8400.3560; 8400.3600; 8400.3610; 8400.3630; 8400.3700; 8400.3730; 8400.3800; 8400.3830; 8400.3870; 8400.3930.

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

Thissen; Carlson; Murphy, M.; Nelson; Kelliher; Smith and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 592, A bill for an act relating to retirement; amending teacher retirement provisions; adjusting contribution rates; adjusting state aid; redefining terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 127A.50, subdivision 1; 354.05, subdivision 38; 354.42, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding subdivisions; 354.44, subdivision 6; 354A.011, subdivision 15a; 354A.12, subdivisions 1, 2a, by adding subdivisions; 354A.31, subdivisions 4, 4a, 7; 356.315, by adding a subdivision.

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

Drazkowski, Dettmer, Scott and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 593, A bill for an act relating to firearms; extending time period for renewal of permit to purchase firearm from federally licensed dealer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 624.7131, subdivision 6.

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

Liebling, Clark, Greiling and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 594, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to establish and administer a universal prescription drug program and prescription drug bulk purchasing program; establishing a dedicated fund; appropriating money; requiring mandated reports; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256O.

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

Paymar introduced:

H. F. 595, A bill for an act relating to advertising devices; prohibiting erection of additional billboards near roads and highways; restricting maintenance of advertising devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 173.02, subdivisions 8, 21; 173.03; 173.05; 173.06, subdivision 1; 173.07, subdivision 1; 173.08, subdivision 1; 173.13, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 173.16, subdivisions 4, 5; 173.231; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 173.01; 173.13, subdivision 5; 173.17.

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

Paymar introduced:

H. F. 596, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying nonconforming use provisions as applied to billboards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462.357, subdivision 1e.

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

Slawik, Hausman, Greiling, Rosenthal and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 597, 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.

Eken and McNamara introduced:

H. F. 598, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain provisions of the nursery law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 18H.02, subdivision 12a, by adding subdivisions; 18H.07, subdivisions 2, 3; 18H.09; 18H.10; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 1505.0820.

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

Murphy, E.; Bunn; Ruud; Loeffler and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 599, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring commissioner of human services to modify the reimbursement methodology for federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics and implement related initiatives; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, subdivision 30.

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. 600, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing disbursement of minimum fines for controlled substance offenses to juvenile substance abuse court programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.101, subdivision 3.

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

Slawik and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 601, A bill for an act relating to early education; continuing the prekindergarten exploratory projects; continuing family, friend, and neighbor grants; continuing school readiness service agreements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 119B.231, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 2, section 62.

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

Beard introduced:

H. F. 602, A bill for an act relating to utilities; providing for audio electronic recordings; making technical corrections regarding the cold weather rule; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216A.03, subdivision 6; 216C.11.

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

Beard introduced:

H. F. 603, A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying provisions for recording proceedings of Public Utilities Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216A.03, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision.

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

Beard introduced:

H. F. 604, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying definition of public employee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 179A.03, subdivision 14.

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

Hortman, Lieder, Hornstein, Morrow, Champion, Bunn, Nelson, Simon, Swails, Scalze, Knuth and Masin introduced:

H. F. 605, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying management, priorities, research, and planning provisions related to Department of Transportation; requiring reports; requiring modification of rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 43A.17, subdivision 4; 161.53; 165.03, by adding a subdivision; 174.02, subdivisions 1a, 2; 174.03, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 162; 167.

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

Hortman; Sterner; Gardner; Murphy, E., and Knuth introduced:

H. F. 606, A bill for an act relating to solid waste; requiring manufacturers of fluorescent or high-intensity discharge lamps to organize collection and recycling programs for household generators; requiring registration; modifying efficient lighting program; providing civil penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.7411, subdivision 4; 216B.241, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.

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

Clark, Knuth, Slocum, Atkins, Johnson, Morrow, Brynaert, Kahn, Mullery, Brown, Winkler, Swails, Hornstein and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 607, A bill for an act relating to the environment; restricting the manufacture and sale of certain polybrominated diphenyl ethers; authorizing participation in multistate clearinghouse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 325E.386, by adding subdivisions; 325E.387, by adding a subdivision.

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

Kahn, Hornstein, Davids, Juhnke, Otremba, Eken, Falk, Abeler, Hilty, Bly, Koenen, Johnson, Hansen, Clark, Gunther, Hayden, Liebling, Thao and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 608, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for the development and regulation of an industrial hemp industry; authorizing rulemaking; providing a defense for possession and cultivation of industrial hemp; modifying the definition of marijuana; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 18J.01; 18J.02; 18J.03; 18J.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 18J.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 6; 18J.06; 18J.07, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 18J.09; 18J.11, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 152.01, subdivision 9; 375.30, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18K.

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

Newton, Dettmer, Dittrich, Scalze, Sterner, Persell, Westrom and Scott introduced:

H. F. 609, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing special license plates for veteran who is recipient of Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.123, subdivision 2.

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

Peterson, Knuth, Gardner, Scalze, Ruud and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 610, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring schools to use environmentally sensitive cleaning and maintenance products; establishing guidelines and a task force; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

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

Kahn and Newton introduced:

H. F. 611, A bill for an act relating to state procurement; veterans; designating businesses owned by disabled veterans as targeted group businesses for purposes of awarding certain state and metropolitan agency contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16C.16, subdivision 5.

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

Lesch; Mullery; Johnson; Anzelc; Davnie; Knuth; Kahn; Laine; Liebling; Sertich; Hansen; Persell; Hilty; Falk; Brynaert; Winkler; Marquart; Nelson; Gardner; Loeffler; Hornstein; Slawik; Thissen; Clark; Newton; Swails; Haws; Juhnke; Eken; Otremba; Greiling; Hayden; Murphy, M., and Thao introduced:

H. F. 612, A bill for an act relating to employment; establishing minimum standards of sick leave for certain workers; providing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Buesgens and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 613, A bill for an act relating to education; enabling school districts to focus on delivering academic services; transferring responsibilities for noncurricular athletic and fine arts activities for youth from school districts to local governments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.33, subdivision 1; 123B.35; 123B.36, subdivision 1; 123B.49, subdivisions 1, 4; 123B.51, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 124D.61; 124D.74, subdivision 6; 128C.01; 128C.02; 128C.03; 128C.05; 128C.07; 128C.08; 275.70, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.095, subdivision 5.

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

Buesgens, Scott, Seifert, Drazkowski and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 614, A bill for an act relating to education; directing the state of Minnesota to stop implementing the No Child Left Behind Act.

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

Rukavina and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 615, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for renovation of a water treatment facility in the city of Aurora.

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

Davnie; Champion; Hayden; Hausman; Johnson; Wagenius; Clark; Lesch; Greiling; Kahn; Hornstein; Paymar; Loeffler; Kelliher; Atkins; Murphy, E.; Morgan; Carlson; Lillie; Slocum; Ruud; Hilty; Huntley; Laine; Hansen; Mariani; Thissen; Peterson; Nelson; Winkler; Sertich; Slawik; Anzelc and Thao introduced:

H. F. 616, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a right to reproductive privacy; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145D.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 617, A bill for an act relating to taxation; budget priorities; repealing the political contribution refund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 270A.03, subdivision 7; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.06, subdivision 23.

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

Murphy, E.; Brod; Hayden; Johnson; Champion; Gottwalt; Hosch and Thao introduced:

H. F. 618, A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying use of senior nutrition appropriations and client contributions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256.9752, subdivision 2.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 619, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing Department of Public Safety to collect fuel decal fee for International Fuel Tax Agreement; removing rule establishing cost of decal fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168D.07; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7403.1400.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 620, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; authorizing annual audit of Metropolitan Council by private certified public accountants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.13, subdivision 4.

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

Anzelc, Solberg, Juhnke and Dill introduced:

H. F. 621, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; eliminating slot limits for northern pike while spearing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97C.385, subdivision 2.

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

Welti, Norton, Doty, Demmer, Jackson, Fritz and Knuth introduced:

H. F. 622, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a grant program to assist local law enforcement agencies to develop or expand lifesaver programs that locate lost or wandering persons who are mentally impaired; authorizing a task force; providing for rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

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

Slocum, Bly, Abeler, Mariani, Greiling, Downey, Urdahl and Tillberry introduced:

H. F. 623, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying charter school provisions; reviving charter school advisory council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.10.

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

Downey, Rosenthal, Slawik and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 624, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; enacting the Safe School Zone Law; making clarifying and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.011, by adding a subdivision; 169.14, subdivisions 2, 4, 5a.

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

Gardner, Kalin, Winkler, Doty, Persell and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 625, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring that state accounting and procurement systems allow public access to data in a specified format.

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

Bly, Rukavina, Clark, Thao, Fritz, Tillberry, Slawik, Mariani, Hornstein, Slocum and Laine introduced:

H. F. 626, A bill for an act relating to economic development; extending MFIP assistance; modifying unemployment compensation; augmenting foreclosure provisions; establishing a jobs creation program; limiting certain layoffs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256J.42, by adding a subdivision; 268.035, subdivisions 4, 21a; 268.07, subdivision 1; 268.085, subdivision 15; 504B.151; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 582.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 627, A bill for an act relating to veterans homes; requiring veterans homes to use Medicare Part D for pharmacy costs for eligible veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 198.003, by adding a subdivision.

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

Rukavina, Solberg, Otremba, Emmer, Juhnke, Davids, Slocum, Gunther, Swails, Nornes, Haws and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 628, A bill for an act relating to State Lottery; authorizing director of the State Lottery to establish video lottery terminals; providing duties and powers to director of the State Lottery; providing for use of video lottery revenues; modifying certain lawful gambling taxes; making clarifying, conforming, and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.94; 297E.02, subdivision 1; 299L.02, subdivision 1; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349.15, subdivision 1; 349A.01, subdivisions 10, 11, 12, by adding subdivisions; 349A.04; 349A.06, subdivisions 1, 5, 8, 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.08, subdivisions 1, 5, 8; 349A.09, subdivision 1; 349A.10, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6; 349A.11, subdivision 1; 349A.12, subdivisions 1, 2; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.651, subdivision 1; 609.75, subdivisions 3, 4; 609.761, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297E.01, subdivision 7; 297E.02, subdivisions 4, 6, 7.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 629, A bill for an act relating to veterans homes; requiring an application for federal certification of veterans homes; providing a schedule for applications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 198.003, by adding a subdivision.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 630, A bill for an act relating to animals; eliminating a restriction on assistance by counties and cities to certain societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 275.70, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 343.11.

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

Kahn, Haws, Juhnke and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 631, A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the State Lottery to offer games involving sports wagering and sports wagering pools; authorizing sports bookmaking under licenses issued by the director of the State Lottery; imposing a tax on licensed sports bookmaking; creating a Minnesota active recreation fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 349A.01, by adding a subdivision; 349A.02, subdivision 3; 349A.04; 349A.06, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11; 349A.08; 349A.09; 349A.10, subdivisions 4, 5; 349A.11, subdivision 1; 349A.12; 349A.13; 609.75, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349A.

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

Jackson, Westrom, Kohls, Hortman and Champion introduced:

H. F. 632, A bill for an act relating to probate; enacting the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524.

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

Buesgens, Kohls, Emmer, Zellers, Holberg and Brod introduced:

H. F. 633, A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the director of the State Lottery to establish lottery gaming machines and enter into a contract for the management and placement of the machines; providing powers and duties to the director; providing for gaming machine revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 240.13, by adding a subdivision; 240.35, subdivision 1; 297A.94; 299L.02, subdivision 1; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349A.01, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.04; 349A.10, subdivisions 3, 6; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.651, subdivision 1; 609.75, subdivisions 3, 4; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A.

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

Jackson introduced:

H. F. 634, A bill for an act relating to taxation; agricultural property; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; establishing a new property tax classification for preservation and legacy land; modifying valuation of certain property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.11, by adding a subdivision; 273.111, subdivisions 3, 3a; 273.13, subdivision 23; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.

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

Hosch, Marquart, Lenczewski, Kelliher, Juhnke, Koenen, Kalin, Welti, Morrow, Doty, Jackson, Faust, Bly, Masin, Sailer, Brynaert, Pelowski, Poppe, Sterner, Ward, Haws, Persell, Kath, Fritz, Brown, Newton, Obermueller, Dittrich, Hansen and Norton introduced:

H. F. 635, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; delaying the implementation of certain 2008 changes to the green acres program by one year; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivision 3a.

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

Drazkowski and Downey introduced:

H. F. 636, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; limiting per diem payments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

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

Hortman, Champion, Hilstrom, Mullery, Nelson, Dittrich and Carlson introduced:

H. F. 637, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for environmental review of the Bottineau Transitway Corridor; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.

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

Scalze, Cornish, Howes, Gardner and Persell introduced:

H. F. 638, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; prohibiting sales of land within the outdoor recreation system for certain purposes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 86A.

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

Fritz introduced:

H. F. 639, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Medford to impose a local sales and use tax.

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

Rukavina, Sertich, Solberg, Anzelc and Dill introduced:

H. F. 640, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for municipal water and wastewater treatment facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Peterson, Slawik, Fritz, Loeffler and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 641, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; creating an Office of Early Learning; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4.

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

Kelly introduced:

H. F. 642, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an exemption from the solid waste management tax for service charges imposed by certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297H.06, subdivision 1.

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

Champion, Hayden and Clark introduced:

H. F. 643, A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring medical assistance to cover doula services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, 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.

Champion, Hayden, Newton, Clark and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 644, A bill for an act relating to cities; authorizing a home rule charter or statutory city to adopt a program requiring certain hiring practices in city contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 645, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring high school students to have education and career plans; allowing for college readiness assessments; providing for postsecondary credits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.10, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

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

Seifert, Peppin, Smith, Scott, Kiffmeyer, Drazkowski, Eastlund, Westrom, Gunther, Gottwalt, Nornes, McNamara and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 646, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP electronic benefit transfers; directing commissioner to apply for demonstration project to give bonus for buying Minnesota-grown foods; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.39, by adding subdivisions.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 647, A bill for an act relating to crime; clarifying certain sex trafficking provisions by providing definitions of sexual trafficking and sexual trafficking victim; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.281, by adding subdivisions.

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

Mariani, Abeler, Newton, Swails and Otremba introduced:

H. F. 648, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator instruction guidelines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.021, subdivision 1.

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

Abeler, Newton, Urdahl, Sanders and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 649, 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 2008, section 290.0674, subdivision 1.

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

Abeler, Gottwalt and Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 650, A bill for an act relating to health care access; establishing the MinnesotaCare CMF program; providing coverage through medical benefit accounts and high-deductible health plans; 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.

Abeler and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 651, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a health and human services finance board; authorizing rulemaking; designating the board to receive general fund appropriations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

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

Kelly, Drazkowski, Reinert and Kath introduced:

H. F. 652, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying definition of bait or feed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.328, subdivision 3.

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

Kahn, Thao and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 653, A bill for an act relating to elections; city elections in cities of the first class; providing for election of certain council members elected by ward after reapportionment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 205.84, 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.

Kahn, Davnie and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 654, A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting fusion candidacies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.03; 204B.04, subdivisions 1, 2; 204B.06, subdivision 1; 204B.07, subdivision 1; 204C.21, subdivision 1; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.33, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.13, 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.

Kahn; Haws; Lesch; Murphy, M.; Davnie and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 655, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring an affidavit of candidacy to state the candidate's residence address and telephone number; prohibiting placement of a candidate on the ballot if residency requirements are not met; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 204B.06, 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.

Kahn and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 656, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, section 1; changing the state and local election voting age from 18 to 16.

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

Thissen and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 657, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying 24-hour customized living services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0915, subdivision 3h.

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

Hackbarth and Dill introduced:

H. F. 658, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for citizen oversight of certain natural resource fund accounts; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.

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

Hackbarth and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 659, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; modifying provisions relating to farm wineries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 340A.301, subdivision 4; 340A.315, subdivisions 2, 3, 7; 340A.418, subdivision 2.

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

Morrow, Koenen and Beard introduced:

H. F. 660, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for railroad track rehabilitation; authorizing sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.

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

Torkelson, Koenen, Hamilton, Seifert, Magnus and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 661, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for floodplain management.

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

Lanning, Slawik, Dill, Hamilton, Gottwalt, Nornes, Mariani and Simon introduced:

H. F. 662, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a grant program to help communities promote, practice, and cultivate positive child and youth development; appropriating money.

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

Gardner, Marquart, Winkler, Buesgens and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 663, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property tax; advancing various dates for the notices of proposed property taxes and public hearings in the truth in taxation process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 275.065, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1c, 3, 6, 6c, 8, 9, 10.

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

Welti, Rosenthal, Mariani, Greiling and Haws introduced:

H. F. 664, A bill for an act relating to education; creating model curriculum for mental health; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

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

Swails, Lanning, Huntley, Hilstrom, Greiling, Brown, Holberg, Simon, Sertich, Dittrich, Morgan, Tillberry, Fritz, Bly, Kath, Ward and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 665, A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the hospital construction moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.551, subdivision 1.

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

Norton, Ruud, Gottwalt and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 666, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying certain nursing home and home care regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144A.04, subdivision 11, by adding subdivisions; 144A.45, by adding a subdivision; 144A.4605, subdivision 2.

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

Lieder introduced:

H. F. 667, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Red Lake County.

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

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 668, A bill for an act relating to public safety; school buses; providing for postcrash procedures for school bus in an accident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.4511, subdivision 1.

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

Bly, Morrow, Mariani and Ward introduced:

H. F. 669, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the Minnesota campus compact and service learning grants.

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

Newton, Abeler, Dittrich, Hortman, Norton and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 670, A bill for an act relating to education finance; continuing the compensatory revenue pilot project program for certain school districts; appropriating money.

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

Dettmer, Magnus, Newton, Lanning, Shimanski, Gottwalt, Kelly and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 671, A bill for an act relating to veterans; eliminating the residency requirement for a complimentary state park pass for a veteran with total and permanent service-connected disability; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.053, subdivision 10.

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

Dettmer, Magnus, Shimanski, Kelly and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 672, A bill for an act relating to transportation; permitting statewide use of freeway shoulders by transit and metro mobility buses; allowing limited use of bus stops by motor carriers of passengers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.306; 473.411, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dettmer, Kelly, Shimanski and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 673, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring statewide academic standards for physical education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.023, subdivision 2; 120B.024.

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

Brown, Swails and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 674, A bill for an act relating to State Lottery; authorizing director of the State Lottery to establish video lottery terminals and dedicating certain revenue for education funding; providing powers and duties to director of the State Lottery; modifying certain lawful gambling taxes; making clarifying, conforming, and technical changes to State Lottery provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.94; 297E.02, subdivision 1; 299L.02, subdivision 1; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349.15, subdivision 1; 349A.01, subdivisions 10, 11, 12, by adding subdivisions; 349A.04; 349A.06, subdivisions 1, 5, 8, 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.08, subdivisions 1, 5, 8; 349A.09, subdivision 1; 349A.10, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6; 349A.11, subdivision 1; 349A.12, subdivisions 1, 2; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.651, subdivision 1; 609.75, subdivisions 3, 4; 609.761, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 124D; 127A; 135A; 136A; 297A; 349A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297E.01, subdivision 7; 297E.02, subdivisions 4, 6, 7.

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

Hilstrom and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 675, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the use of credit scores and other credit information in insurance underwriting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 72A.20, subdivision 36; 72A.499, subdivision 1; 72A.501, subdivision 2.

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

Laine introduced:

H. F. 676, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; allowing the city of Columbia Heights an extension of the five year rule for a district.

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

Thao and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 677, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing a regulation system for technicians performing body art procedures and for body art establishments; adopting penalty fees; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 146B.

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

Peterson introduced:

H. F. 678, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; expanding requirement of display of vehicle lighting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.48.

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

Peterson, Scalze, Fritz, Slawik and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 679, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring schools to notify the parent of a student who bullies another student; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 121A.0695.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 680, A bill for an act relating to energy; providing direction for the use of federal stimulus funding for energy programs.

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