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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Thursday, February 09, 2012


The following House Files were introduced:

Persell introduced:

H. F. 2157, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to establish a veterans facility in the city of Bemidji; 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.

Kiel, Hamilton, Gunther and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 2158, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending certain exceptions to the minimum content requirements for biodiesel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 239.77, subdivision 3.

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

Swedzinski, Hamilton, Norton, Gunther and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 2159, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing an immigrant and minority microloan program; modifying provisions related to the Rural Finance Authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 41B.036; 41B.048, subdivision 6; 41B.055, subdivision 1; 41B.06; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 41B.048, subdivision 7.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 2160, A bill for an act relating to public safety; permitting law enforcement to take fingerprints of an offender interacting with the criminal justice system for any offense to eliminate a suspense record; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 299C.10, subdivision 1.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2161, A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; authorizing the city of Vergas in Otter Tail County to impose an aggregate tax under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 298.75, by adding a subdivision.

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

Murray, Gunther, Torkelson and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 2162, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; 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 Jobs and Economic Development Finance.

McNamara introduced:

H. F. 2163, A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for regulation of pollutant spills; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 114C.11, subdivision 6; 115.01, by adding subdivisions; 115.061; 115E.01, subdivisions 3, 4, 6, 11, 11a, 11c, by adding subdivisions; 115E.02; 115E.03; 115E.04; 115E.05; 115E.08, subdivisions 2, 4; 116.073, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 115C.065; 115E.01, subdivisions 7, 11a, 13; 115E.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 115E.045; 115E.08, subdivision 3.

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

McNamara introduced:

H. F. 2164, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying certain reporting and assessment requirements; modifying waste management provisions; clarifying certain environmental review; eliminating certain fees; modifying toxic pollution prevention requirements; modifying certain standards for stationary sources; extending prohibition on new open air swine basins; modifying acid deposition control requirements; modifying sewage sludge management; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 103A.43; 103H.175, subdivision 3; 115.06, subdivision 4; 115.42; 115A.15, subdivision 5; 115A.411; 115A.551, subdivisions 2a, 4; 115A.557, subdivisions 3, 4; 115A.93, subdivisions 1, 3; 115D.08; 115D.10; 116.011; 116.0714; 116.10; 116C.833, subdivision 2; 216C.055; 216H.07, subdivision 3; 473.149, subdivision 6; 473.846; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 115A.1320, subdivision 1; 116D.04, subdivision 2a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 115.447; 115A.07, subdivision 2; 115A.15, subdivision 5; 115A.965, subdivision 7; 216H.07, subdivision 4; Minnesota Rules, parts 7002.0025, subpart 2a; 7011.7030; 7021.0010, subpart 3; 7021.0050, subparts 1, 2, 3; 7041.0500, subparts 5, 6, 7.

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

Kieffer and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 2165, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Woodbury to issue public debt without a referendum for a youth athletic facility.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2166, 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 at the University of Minnesota; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2167, 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 at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money.

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

Lanning introduced:

H. F. 2168, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota statewide and major local defined benefit retirement plan actuarial reporting; revising the interest, salary scale, and payroll growth actuarial assumptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 3A.03, subdivision 2; 352.01, subdivision 13a; 352.017, subdivision 2; 352.04, subdivisions 8, 9; 352.23; 352.27; 352.271; 352.955, subdivisions 2, 3; 352B.013, subdivision 2; 352B.085; 352B.086; 352B.11, subdivision 4; 352D.05, subdivision 4; 352D.11, subdivision 2; 352D.12; 353.0161, subdivision 2; 353.0162; 353.27, subdivisions 7a, 12, 12a; 353.28, subdivision 5; 353.35, subdivision 1; 353.665, subdivision 8; 354.42, subdivision 7; 354.50, subdivision 2; 354.51, subdivision 5; 354.52, subdivision 4; 354.72, subdivision 2; 354A.093, subdivision 6; 354A.096; 354A.108; 354A.38, subdivision 3; 354B.23, subdivision 5; 354C.12, subdivision 2; 356.195, subdivision 2; 356.215, subdivision 1; 356.44; 356.50, subdivision 2; 356.551, subdivision 2; 490.121, subdivision 4; 490.1211; 490.124, subdivision 12; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 353.01, subdivision 16; 356.215, subdivision 8.

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

Beard, Nelson, Hoppe and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2169, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing methods for certain review and reporting on agency rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 3.842, subdivision 4a; 14.02, by adding a subdivision; 14.05, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 14.116; 14.131; 14.19; 14.388, subdivision 2; 14.389, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 3D.06; 3D.10; 3D.11; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 14.127.

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

LeMieur introduced:

H. F. 2170, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Camp Ripley education center; 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.

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 2171, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying game and fish license requirements; providing for taking wolf; modifying requirements to take and transport wild animals; modifying department authority and duties; modifying restrictions on discharging firearms and bows; modifying predator control program; modifying deer baiting restrictions; modifying authority to remove beavers; modifying disposition of certain receipts; eliminating authority for certain executive orders; requiring rulemaking; providing civil penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 17.4993, subdivision 2; 84.027, subdivision 14; 97A.015, subdivision 53; 97A.065, subdivision 6; 97A.085, by adding a subdivision; 97A.421, subdivision 3; 97A.451, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 97A.473, subdivisions 3, 5, 5a; 97A.475, subdivisions 2, 3, 20; 97A.482; 97B.031, subdivisions 1, 2; 97B.035, subdivision 1a; 97B.055, subdivision 1; 97B.071; 97B.085, subdivision 3; 97B.328; 97B.601, subdivisions 3a, 4; 97B.603; 97B.605; 97B.671, subdivisions 3, 4; 97B.711, subdivision 1; 97B.805, subdivision 1; 97B.901; 97C.515, subdivisions 2, 4; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 97A.075, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 97B.075; 97B.645, subdivision 9; 97B.667; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 97A.045, subdivisions 8, 13; 97A.065, subdivision 1; 97A.095, subdivision 3; 97A.331, subdivision 7; 97A.485, subdivision 12; 97A.552; 97B.645, subdivision 2; 97C.031; 97C.515, subdivision 5.

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

McElfatrick, Gunther, Mahoney and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 2172, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; eliminating the transfer of funds from the construction code fund to the general fund; amending Laws 2007, chapter 135, article 1, section 16.

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

Kieffer, Dittrich and Beard introduced:

H. F. 2173, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; clarifying the definition of home solicitation sale; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 325G.06, subdivision 2.

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

O'Driscoll, Rukavina, Murdock, Lillie and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 2174, A bill for an act relating to local government finance; authorizing certain investments; providing for designated depositories; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 118A.04, subdivision 5; 123B.14, subdivision 3; 366.01, subdivision 4; 385.07; 427.06.

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

Kahn; Allen; Davids; Hilty; Murphy, M.; Loeffler; Winkler; Benson, J., and Banaian introduced:

H. F. 2175, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IX, section 1; requiring a two-thirds vote of each house of the legislature to submit a constitutional amendment to the people.

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

Paymar and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 2176, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the medical assistance employed persons with disabilities program; changing asset limitation provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 256B.056, subdivision 3; 256B.057, subdivision 9.

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

Peterson, S.; Murphy, M.; Marquart; Anzelc; Rukavina and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 2177, A bill for an act relating to workforce training; creating Minnesota opportunity training grants; appropriating money.

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

Lanning introduced:

H. F. 2178, A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing an on-sale license for the Bluestem Center for the Arts.

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

Kiffmeyer and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 2179, A bill for an act relating to retirement; statewide and major local defined benefit retirement plans; requiring unclassified state employees retirement program coverage for overtime salary; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 352.01, subdivision 13; 352.04, subdivision 4; 352D.02, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 352D.04, subdivision 2; 353.01, subdivision 10; 353.27, subdivision 4; 354.05, subdivision 35; 354.52, subdivision 4b; 354A.011, subdivision 24; 354A.12, subdivision 5; 490.121, by adding a subdivision; 490.124, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 356.

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

Garofalo, Erickson and Quam introduced:

H. F. 2180, A bill for an act relating to education; specifying federal adequate yearly progress measurements; requiring the lowest performing elementary and high schools to submit to a turnaround strategy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 120B.35, subdivision 2.

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

Brynaert; Mahoney; Tillberry; Moran; Murphy, M.; Knuth; Morrow; Mullery; Gauthier; Norton; Loeffler and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 2181, A bill for an act relating to workforce training; creating a FastTRAC adult career pathway program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116L.

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

Melin; Anzelc; Rukavina; Mahoney; Tillberry; Falk; Murphy, M.; Knuth; Mullery and Norton introduced:

H. F. 2182, A bill for an act relating to job creation; amending state procurement policies; establishing the Buy Minnesota Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 16C.06, by adding a subdivision; 16C.08, by adding a subdivision; 16C.26, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.

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

Koenen; Mahoney; Tillberry; Falk; Moran; Murphy, M.; Morrow; Mullery; Norton; Brynaert; Loeffler and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 2183, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the urban initiative loan program and greater Minnesota business development.

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

Mahoney; Falk; Tillberry; Moran; Murphy, M.; Knuth; Mullery; Gauthier; Norton; Brynaert and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 2184, A bill for an act relating to unemployment compensation; creating the Bridge to Work Minnesota program; providing job-training incentives.

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

Scalze; Runbeck; Mahoney; Falk; Murphy, M.; Knuth; Morrow; Mullery; Gauthier and Brynaert introduced:

H. F. 2185, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for economic development; establishing the transportation economic development program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

Fritz; Mahoney; Tillberry; Moran; Murphy, M.; Knuth; Morrow; Mullery; Norton; Brynaert and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 2186, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Minnesota investment fund.

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