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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Monday, March 16, 2020


The following House Files were introduced:

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 4455, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring a reverse credit transfer agreement.

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

Carlson, A. introduced:

H. F. 4456, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for compliance with section 6103 of the Internal Revenue Code and IRS Publication 1075 for certain individuals with access to federal tax information; classifying data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 270B.13, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 4457, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring use of surveillance and early detection system to target efforts to combat aquatic invasive species; appropriating money for surveillance and early detection system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 477A.19, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84D.

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

Ecklund, Sundin and Lislegard introduced:

H. F. 4458, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying disposition of receipts to cross-country-ski account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 85.43; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, section 3, subdivision 5.

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

Sundin and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 4459, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wetland replacement credits for local government roads; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Nash, Huot, Ecklund, Lueck, Olson, Daudt, Dettmer and Franson introduced:

H. F. 4460, A bill for an act relating to the military; appropriating money for a grant to support activities related to commissioning of the USS Minneapolis-St. Paul.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Division.

Schultz, Liebling, Moran, Cantrell, Hornstein, Fischer, Masin and Gomez introduced:

H. F. 4461, A bill for an act relating to human services; taxation; individual income; establishing the long-term services and supports trust program and fund; creating an advisory council; providing directions to the commissioner of human services; establishing a long-term care insurance tax; allowing certain welfare data-sharing; providing direction to the Office of the Legislative Auditor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 270B.14, subdivision 1; 289A.08, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 13.46, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 290; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256T.

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

Klevorn, Acomb, Winkler and Carlson, L. introduced:

H. F. 4462, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a refundable construction exemption for fire stations in the city of Plymouth; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 297A.71, subdivision 52.

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

Carlson, L. introduced:

H. F. 4463, A bill for an act relating to public labor regulations; delaying implementation of the Public Employee Relations Board; amending Laws 2014, chapter 211, section 13, as amended.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 4464, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a wastewater collection and treatment system for the city of Randolph; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Huot introduced:

H. F. 4465, A bill for an act relating to emergency medical services; appropriating money for ambulance service personnel training programs.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 4466, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Independent School District No. 2527, Norman County West, to demolish an unused school building in Halstad.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 4467, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying a prior appropriation to allow transfer of property; amending Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 18, subdivision 3, as amended.

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

Nelson, N. and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 4468, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for high water mitigation measures for Mora Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lislegard and Davids introduced:

H. F. 4469, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying Petroleum Tank Release Cleanup Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 115C.09, by adding a subdivision.

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

Grossell, Novotny, Gruenhagen, Swedzinski and Poston introduced:

H. F. 4470, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for creating, distributing, and possessing sexually explicit materials involving children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 617.246, subdivisions 2, 4; 617.247, subdivisions 3, 4.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 4471, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; providing grant funding for African American arts and cultural programs; amending Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 8.

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

Elkins and Nash introduced:

H. F. 4472, A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; modifying the annual reporting requirements for municipalities regarding construction and development-related fees collected; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 326B.145.

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

Elkins introduced:

H. F. 4473, A bill for an act relating to local government; limiting municipal planning and zoning controls; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 15.99, subdivisions 1, 2; 394.307, subdivision 9; 462.352, subdivision 5; 462.3593, subdivision 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 462.

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

Elkins introduced:

H. F. 4474, A bill for an act relating to housing; modifying requirements for municipal housing agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 462C.14, by adding subdivisions.

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

Elkins and Nash introduced:

H. F. 4475, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying planning and zoning fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 462.358, subdivision 2b.

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

Elkins and Nash introduced:

H. F. 4476, A bill for an act relating to State Building Code; requiring municipalities to base construction permit fees on a cost per square foot; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 326B.153, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lippert, Brand and Vang introduced:

H. F. 4477, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying Noxious Weed Advisory Committee membership, rulemaking authority, and seed law provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 18.91, subdivision 2; 21.75, subdivision 1; 21.85, subdivision 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 21.

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

Lien introduced:

H. F. 4478, A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating a grant program for student teachers in rural areas; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

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

Schultz and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 4479, A bill for an act relating to health; changing assisted living provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 144.6512, by adding a subdivision; 144A.474, subdivision 11; 144G.07, by adding a subdivision; 144G.08, subdivisions 7, 9, 23, by adding a subdivision; 144G.30, subdivision 2; 144G.31, subdivisions 4, 5; 144G.40, subdivision 1; 144G.41, subdivisions 7, 8; 144G.42, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, by adding a subdivision; 144G.43, subdivision 1; 144G.45, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 144G.50, subdivisions 1, 2; 144G.52, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 7; 144G.54, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 144G.55, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 144G.57; 144G.64; 144G.70, subdivision 2; 144G.80, subdivision 3; 144G.82, subdivision 3; 144G.83, subdivision 2; 144G.90, subdivision 1; 144G.91, subdivisions 13, 21; 144G.92, subdivision 5; 144G.93; 144G.95, subdivision 1; 144G.9999, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144G.

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

Wolgamott and Theis introduced:

H. F. 4480, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a medical school 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 Capital Investment Division.

Moller, Mariani, Christensen, Wolgamott, O'Neill, Poston, Tabke and Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 4481, A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing the placement of pregnant and postpartum female inmates in community-based programs; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 244.065.

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

Boe and Nash introduced:

H. F. 4482, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing a license for the Chaska Athletic Park.

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

Runbeck, Heinrich and Howard introduced:

H. F. 4483, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; amending driver's license examination procedures for individuals with seizure disorders; allowing a person without a driver's license to operate off-road vehicles on roads; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 169.223, subdivision 2; 171.13, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 171.02, subdivision 3.

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

Kunesh-Podein and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 4484, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property and local; allowing for early withdrawal from the Sustainable Forest Incentive Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290C.10.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Property and Local Tax Division.

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 4485, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; repealing certain exceptions to prohibition on taking endangered species of plants and animals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 84.0895, subdivision 2.

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

Wolgamott introduced:

H. F. 4486, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a construction exemption for public transportation projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Bierman and Kunesh-Podein introduced:

H. F. 4487, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying home care provider and Board of Nursing reporting requirements and health-related licensing board complaint procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 144A.479, by adding a subdivision; 144A.4791, by adding a subdivision; 148.263, subdivision 2; 214.103, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Long-Term Care Division.

Sandell introduced:

H. F. 4488, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school district reorganization and establishing new district reorganization plans; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123A.

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

Johnson and Neu introduced:

H. F. 4489, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to extend the Shorewood Park Sanitary Sewer District sewer system to Rush Lake and expand treatment facilities in Chisago County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 4490, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for veterinary diagnostic laboratory equipment.

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

Lee and Dehn introduced:

H. F. 4491, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Upper Harbor Outdoor Music Performance Venue; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Davnie and Morrison introduced:

H. F. 4492, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring certain determinations before issuing nonferrous mining permits, licenses, or leases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 93.001; 93.43; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 93.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 4493, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring the secretary of state to amend rules to recognize a medical bill as a proof of residence on election day; authorizing rulemaking.

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

Bennett, Erickson, Boe, Koznick, Swedzinski, Lucero, Scott, Fabian, Demuth, Green, Heintzeman, Gunther, Quam, Mekeland, Kresha, Nornes, Daniels, Kiel, Anderson, Lueck, Albright, Baker, Dettmer, Heinrich, Jurgens, Nash and Theis introduced:

H. F. 4494, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article I; establishing rights of a parent in the education of their child.

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

Bennett, Gruenhagen, Quam, Sandell and Anderson introduced:

H. F. 4495, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; establishing a vote threshold for certain bills heard in a standing committee of the legislature; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

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

Huot introduced:

H. F. 4496, A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing food and beverage service establishments to fill consumer-owned take-home containers; permitting the use of multiuse utensils by certain food stands; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 157.

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

Her, Kunesh-Podein and Gomez introduced:

H. F. 4497, A bill for an act relating to taxes; property and local tax; requiring the commissioner of revenue to conduct a study on class 4d properties.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Property and Local Tax Division.

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 4498, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from environment and natural resources trust fund; modifying previous appropriations; amending Laws 2017, chapter 96, section 2, subdivision 9, as amended; Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 4, section 2, subdivision 6.

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

Morrison introduced:

H. F. 4499, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the School-Based Health Center Task Force; providing appointments; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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

Nelson, M. introduced:

H. F. 4500, A bill for an act relating to state government; changing a provision for the Legislative Reference Library; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 3.302, subdivision 3.

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

Nelson, M. introduced:

H. F. 4501, A bill for an act relating to state government; changing a provision of the Legislative Coordinating Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 3.303, subdivision 1.

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

Stephenson and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 4502, A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing the Energy Conservation and Optimization Act of 2020; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 216B.2401; 216B.241, subdivisions 1a, 1c, 1d, 1f, 2, 2b, 3, 5, 7, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216B.241, subdivisions 1, 2c, 4.

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

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 4503, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; reestablishing Advisory Council on Water Supply Systems and Wastewater Treatment Facilities; appropriating money for wastewater and storm water infrastructure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 115.71, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115.

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

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 4504, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to develop statewide soil health action plan.

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

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 4505, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to study water quality modeling.

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

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 4506, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying Rural Finance Authority reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 41B.18, subdivision 6.

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

Koegel introduced:

H. F. 4507, A bill for an act relating to Open Meeting Law; modifying requirements for attendance by interactive television; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 13D.02, subdivision 1.

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

Koegel introduced:

H. F. 4508, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for pathway improvements in Anoka County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 4509, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; modifying eligibility requirements for school contractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 268.085, subdivision 8.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 4510, A bill for an act relating to higher education; clarifying and expanding workforce development scholarships; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 136F.38, subdivision 3.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 4511, A bill for an act relating to education finance; making forecast adjustments to funding for general education, education excellence, teachers, special education, facilities fund transfers and accounting, nutrition and libraries, early childhood community education, and lifelong learning; amending Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 11, article 1, section 25, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9; article 2, section 33, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 16; article 3, section 23, subdivision 3; article 4, section 11, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; article 6, section 7, subdivisions 2, 3, 6; article 7, section 1, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; article 8, section 13, subdivisions 5, 6, 14; article 9, section 3, subdivisions 2, 8.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 4512, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying provisions for general education aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 126C.13, subdivision 4.

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

O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 4513, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying drainage and public waters laws to clarify relationship between drainage repairs and public-waters-work permit requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 103E.011, subdivision 3; 103E.015, subdivision 2; 103E.101, subdivision 4a; 103E.701, subdivision 2; 103G.225; 103G.245, subdivision 2.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 4514, A resolution urging Congress to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the federal government and is not subject to privatization.

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

Wolgamott and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 4515, A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying workers' compensation and line of duty benefits for the safety of firefighters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 176.011, subdivision 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Christensen introduced:

H. F. 4516, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring a legislative report on the transit taxing district.

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