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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Wednesday, March 17, 2021


The following House Files were introduced:

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 2248, A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding eligibility for enhanced debt service equalization aid; authorizing a grant for a joint library facility; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 123B.535.

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

Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 2249, A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting the establishment of a bikeway if it would eliminate or relocate disability parking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 160.263, subdivision 2.

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

Petersburg introduced:

H. F. 2250, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; amending the surcharge on all-electric vehicles; imposing a surcharge on plug-in hybrid electric vehicles; adjusting tax on motor vehicle fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 168.013, subdivision 1m, by adding a subdivision.

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

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 2251, A bill for an act relating to water; temporarily prohibiting modifications to the public water inventory; requiring a report.

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

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 2252, A bill for an act relating to water; modifying public water inventory revision process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 103G.201.

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

Sundin, Albright, Greenman, Ecklund, Lislegard, Keeler and Wolgamott introduced:

H. F. 2253, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; adopting recommendations of the Workers' Compensation Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 176.101, subdivision 1; 176.136, by adding a subdivision; 176.1362, subdivisions 1, 6; 176.1363, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 176.194, subdivisions 3, 4; 176.223, as amended; 176.351, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2020, chapter 72, section 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.

Daudt introduced:

H. F. 2254, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring federal funds received for COVID-19 purposes to be spent pursuant to a direct appropriation by law.

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

Sandstede and Lislegard introduced:

H. F. 2255, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing conditions upon terminating certain mineral leases in 2021.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2256, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing on-sale intoxicating liquor licenses for event centers located on a farm; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 340A.404, by adding a subdivision.

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

Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 2257, A bill for an act relating to courts; amending the formula for distribution of fine proceeds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 484.85.

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

Green introduced:

H. F. 2258, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying how judicial offices are designated on ballots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 204B.36, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 204B.36, subdivision 5.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 2259, A bill for an act relating to government data practices; regulating data collected by the state's COVID-19 vaccine connector tool; classifying data; requiring a legislative report.

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

Becker-Finn, Jordan and Olson, L. introduced:

H. F. 2260, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; providing a credit to brewers, liquor retailers, and wholesalers for certain unsalable product and purchases of certain equipment.

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

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 2261, A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing Wayzata to receive municipal state-aid streets funding.

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

Hertaus introduced:

H. F. 2262, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for materials used in the construction of a boardwalk and related structures in Wayzata; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 297A.71, subdivision 52.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2263, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to the Tower Breitung water treatment facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mekeland introduced:

H. F. 2264, A bill for an act relating to energy; prohibiting bans by political subdivisions on new natural gas or propane service to any building; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326.

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

Schultz introduced:

H. F. 2265, A bill for an act relating to human services; adjusting appropriations in fiscal year 2021 for certain forecasted programs at the Department of Human Services.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2266, A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the teacher candidate grant program and the teacher shortage loan forgiveness program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 136A.1275; 136A.1791.

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

Johnson introduced:

H. F. 2267, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing State Aid For Emergencies (SAFE) account and aid program to reimburse local governments and state agencies from other states for expenses incurred in responding to emergencies; transferring money to SAFE account; appropriating money; amending Laws 2020, Second Special Session chapter 1, sections 9; 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 2268, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying classification rate for community land trust properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 273.11, subdivision 12.

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

Lee introduced:

H. F. 2269, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; authorizing the issuance of redevelopment appropriation bonds for areas damaged by civil unrest; authorizing the issuance of housing infrastructure bonds; modifying programs; modifying prior appropriations; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 462A.37, subdivisions 2, 5, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 14, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, sections 16, subdivision 36; 20, subdivision 5; article 2, section 2, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Huot and Bierman introduced:

H. F. 2270, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements at the Minnesota Zoological Garden; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2271, A bill for an act relating to public health; exempting certain hot tubs from public pool regulations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 144.1222, subdivision 2d.

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

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 2272, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Lake Shamineau High Water Project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 2273, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Casey Jones State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 2274, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing state aid for summer school activities; expanding access to school-linked mental health services; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 2275, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing an unlimited Social Security subtraction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 290.0132, subdivision 26.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 2276, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying age-related exemptions for certain licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 97A.451, subdivisions 2, 3; 97A.475, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 7, 20; 97B.022, subdivision 2; 97B.601, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 97A.451, subdivisions 2a, 3b, 5, 6.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 2277, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for shooting sports facility grants and to upgrade the Department of Natural Resources shooting range database.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 2278, A bill for an act relating to energy assistance; transferring the balance in the renewable development account to be used for low-income home energy assistance payments; transferring money.

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

Swedzinski and Lueck introduced:

H. F. 2279, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the state general tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 275.025, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Pierson introduced:

H. F. 2280, A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing a grant program to clean up contaminated tax-forfeited property; appropriating money.

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

Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 2281, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying certain conditions on water appropriations and wells; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 103G.271, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 103G.287, subdivisions 4, 5; 103G.289.

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

Mekeland introduced:

H. F. 2282, A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying orderly annexation and detachment provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 414.031, by adding a subdivision; 414.0325, subdivisions 1, 1b, 6; 414.033, by adding a subdivision; 414.036; 414.038; 414.06, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414.

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

Albright introduced:

H. F. 2283, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a funding mechanism for the PACE program; appropriating money.

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

Berg and Hanson, J. introduced:

H. F. 2284, A bill for an act relating to building codes; modifying carbon monoxide alarm requirements for hotels and lodging houses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 299F.50, by adding subdivisions; 299F.51, subdivisions 1, 2, 5.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Labor, Industry, Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.

Keeler; Acomb; Fischer; Lee; Jordan; Hansen, R.; Becker-Finn and Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 2285, A bill for an act relating to the science museum; appropriating money for Science Museum of Minnesota.

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

Mortensen introduced:

H. F. 2286, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing producers of intoxicating liquor to sell their products directly to consumers.

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

Munson introduced:

H. F. 2287, A bill for an act relating to economic development; child care; appropriating money for a grant to Little Lakers Day Care Center.

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

Franke introduced:

H. F. 2288, A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; authorizing licensed veterans organizations to use gross profits from lawful gambling for repair, maintenance, or improvement of real property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 349.12, subdivision 25.

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

Franson, Miller and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 2289, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring an in-person appointment with a physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant before the provision of an abortion-inducing drug; 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 Finance and Policy.

Franson introduced:

H. F. 2290, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying restrictions on hunting with artificial lights and night vision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 97B.081, subdivision 3; 97B.086.

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

Franson introduced:

H. F. 2291, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for watershed districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 103D.631, subdivision 2.

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

Franson introduced:

H. F. 2292, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for watershed districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 103D.715, subdivision 1.

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

Franson introduced:

H. F. 2293, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing sales tax exemptions and grants for disaster recovery related to properties destroyed or damaged by fire in the city of Alexandria; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivision 1.

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

Franson introduced:

H. F. 2294, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for watershed districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 103D.335, subdivision 19; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 103D.345, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2295, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a work zone safety pilot program; requiring reporting; appropriating money.

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

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 2296, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Red Rock Rural Water System to provide expanded water service to the region; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Vang; Hassan; Noor; Xiong, J.; Frazier; Hollins; Agbaje and Lee introduced:

H. F. 2297, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing process for a legislator to request a racial equity impact note on legislation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

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

Vang introduced:

H. F. 2298, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing an emerging farmer account; funding an emerging farmer office and outreach coordinator; appropriating money for emerging farmer grants; transferring money; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 17.055, by adding a subdivision.

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

Richardson introduced:

H. F. 2299, A bill for an act relating to health care occupations; requiring certain licensed health care providers to obtain continuing education credits in racial health disparities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 214.12, by adding a subdivision.

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

Richardson introduced:

H. F. 2300, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying classification of community land trust property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 273.11, subdivision 12; 273.13, subdivision 25.

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

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 2301, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a grant program to support activities to close the literacy gap in Minnesota's public schools; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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