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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Monday, March 18, 2019


The following House Files were introduced:

Vang, Noor, Bernardy and Stephenson introduced:

H. F. 2545, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant for African-owned small business capital access.

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

Hassan, Bernardy and Noor introduced:

H. F. 2546, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for support for immigrant workforce development.

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

Daudt and O'Neill introduced:

H. F. 2547, A bill for an act relating to liquor; providing for the sale of malt beverages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 340A.403, by adding a subdivision.

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

Schultz introduced:

H. F. 2548, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying continuing care for older adults provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 144.0724, subdivisions 4, 5, 8; 144A.071, subdivisions 1a, 2, 3, 4a, 4c, 5a; 144A.073, subdivision 3c; 256R.02, subdivisions 8, 19; 256R.16, subdivision 1; 256R.21, by adding a subdivision; 256R.23, subdivision 5; 256R.24, subdivision 3; 256R.25; 256R.26; 256R.44; 256R.47; 256R.50, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256R; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 144A.071, subdivision 4d; 256B.431, subdivisions 3a, 3f, 3g, 3i, 13, 15, 17, 17a, 17c, 17d, 17e, 18, 21, 22, 30, 45; 256B.434, subdivisions 4, 4f, 4i, 4j; 256R.36; 256R.40; 256R.41; Minnesota Rules, parts 9549.0057; 9549.0060, subparts 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 14.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2549, A bill for an act relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for Martin County veterans memorial.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 2550, A bill for an act relating to public safety; adding security screening systems to ionizing radiation-producing equipment; modifying jail inmate transfer provisions; establishing guidelines for the use of administrative and disciplinary segregation in state correctional institutions; extending retention of certain criminal gang investigative data; establishing a local correctional officers discipline procedures act; reestablishing the ombudsman for corrections; establishing the powers and duties of the ombudsman; increasing the number of correctional officers; authorizing a jail to share certain inmate mental illness information with a local county social services agency; requiring state and local jail and prison inmates to be housed in publicly owned and operated jails and prisons; prohibiting the state and counties from contracting with private prisons; establishing pilot project to decrease risk of recidivism among incarcerated women; establishing pilot program to address mental health among correctional officers and inmates in state correctional facilities; establishing a Peace Officer Excellence Task Force; establishing a task force on the implementation of dosage probation; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 13.851, by adding a subdivision; 15A.0815, subdivision 3; 144.121, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision; 151.37, subdivision 12; 241.01, subdivision 3a; 241.025, subdivisions 1, 2; 241.75, subdivision 2; 242.192; 243.48, subdivision 1; 299C.091, subdivision 5; 631.412; 641.15, subdivision 3a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 241; 243; 641; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 401.13.

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

Bernardy, Bennett, Mariani, Pryor, Richardson, Huot and Theis introduced:

H. F. 2551, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding and modifying provisions for gifted and talented programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 120B.11, subdivision 5; 120B.15; 120B.20; 126C.10, subdivision 2b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

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

Nornes, Vang, Bernardy and Stephenson introduced:

H. F. 2552, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a report on African immigrant credential integration.

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

Bernardy, Hornstein and Elkins introduced:

H. F. 2553, A bill for an act relating to transportation; regulating highway right-of-way mowing practices; providing for pollinator habitat management; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 160.23; 160.232.

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

Gomez introduced:

H. F. 2554, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate and gift taxes; imposing a gift tax; making technical and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 270B.01, subdivision 8; 270B.03, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 292.

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

Gomez introduced:

H. F. 2555, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate; reducing the exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1; 291.016, subdivision 3.

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

Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 2556, A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for the Department of Commerce and Public Utilities Commission; making policy and technical changes; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.

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

Gomez introduced:

H. F. 2557, A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate; adding a new top bracket in the rate structure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 291.03, subdivision 1.

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

Gomez introduced:

H. F. 2558, A bill for an act relating to taxation; apportionment of income; requiring equal three-factor apportionment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290.191, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Gomez introduced:

H. F. 2559, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; including deferred foreign income in net income; providing a subtraction for nonresident individuals; providing an addition for certain deducted deferred foreign income; providing that deferred foreign income is dividend income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 290.01, subdivision 19; 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.0133, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 290.21, by adding a subdivision.

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

Gomez introduced:

H. F. 2560, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; including global intangible low-taxed income in net income; providing that certain income is treated as dividend income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 290.01, subdivision 19; 290.21, by adding a subdivision.

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

Gomez introduced:

H. F. 2561, A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; allocation of income and sales of certain controlled foreign corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290.17, subdivision 4.

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

Gomez, Noor and Kunesh-Podein introduced:

H. F. 2562, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a state subtraction for qualified tuition and related expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Brand and Vogel introduced:

H. F. 2563, A bill for an act relating to housing; establishing a pilot program providing grants for housing infrastructure; appropriating money.

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

Loeffler, Hausman and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 2564, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the working family credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290.0671, subdivisions 1, 7.

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

Robbins, Moran, Kresha, Gruenhagen, Albright and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 2565, A bill for an act relating to early childhood; amending eligibility and funding for early learning scholarships; making a statutory appropriation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.165, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lippert, Wagenius, Long, Acomb and Bierman introduced:

H. F. 2566, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring a study; appropriating money.

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

Her; Wolgamott; Pryor; Wazlawik; Xiong, J.; Tabke; Lee; Lislegard; Sundin; Huot; Gomez; Lippert; Kunesh-Podein; Marquart; Kotyza-Witthuhn; Moller; Acomb; Bahner; Hassan; Considine; Sauke; Noor; Mann; Lien; Brand; Christensen; Xiong, T.; Hansen; Bierman; Howard; Hornstein; Edelson; Lillie; Halverson and Richardson introduced:

H. F. 2567, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to make workforce training and entrepreneurship investments intended to help close the state's opportunity gaps for Minnesotans of color.

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

Lillie and Fischer introduced:

H. F. 2568, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Lake Links Trail project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lee introduced:

H. F. 2569, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for legislative interns.

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

Lee introduced:

H. F. 2570, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for legislative interns in fiscal year 2019.

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

Halverson, Mann, Pierson and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 2571, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for counties to implement the Minnesota Pathways to Prosperity and Well-Being pilot project.

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

Brand, Hansen and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 2572, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the agricultural best management practices loan program.

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

Hansen and Lee introduced:

H. F. 2573, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for a farmer outreach coordinator.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2574, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to Department of Natural Resources for grants to Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center at the University of Minnesota.

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

Pinto introduced:

H. F. 2575, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions governing children and families services; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 119B.011, subdivisions 19, 20, by adding a subdivision; 119B.02, subdivision 7; 119B.025, subdivision 1; 119B.03, subdivision 9; 119B.09, subdivision 1; 119B.095, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 119B.13, subdivision 1; 119B.16, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, by adding subdivisions; 245E.06, subdivision 3; 245H.07; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 119B.16, subdivision 2; 245E.06, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; Minnesota Rules, part 3400.0185, subpart 5.

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

Olson, Schultz, Lislegard, Sundin, Murphy, Sandstede, Ecklund, Lueck and Layman introduced:

H. F. 2576, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a St. Louis County regional behavioral health crisis facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Urdahl, Torkelson, Ecklund, Lislegard, Anderson, Davids, Pierson, Bennett and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2577, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing a tax credit for certain employers; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Munson, Bahr, Drazkowski and Miller introduced:

H. F. 2578, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 4; article V, sections 2, 4; placing limits on the terms of office of legislators and executive officers.

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

Layman and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 2579, A bill for an act relating to arts and culture; appropriating money for multimedia television series on history of women's rights.

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

Xiong, T.; Gomez; Hassan; Noor and Vang introduced:

H. F. 2580, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Nonprofit Assistance Grant Fund.

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

Morrison, Pinto, Richardson, Mann, Acomb and Moller introduced:

H. F. 2581, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for food shelf programs to purchase diapers.

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

O'Driscoll, Theis, O'Neill, Swedzinski and Haley introduced:

H. F. 2582, A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring outreach to Minnesota workers on the availability of short-term disability insurance.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 2583, A bill for an act relating to retirement; revising the allocation of police and firefighter retirement supplemental state aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 423A.022, subdivisions 2, 5, by adding a subdivision.

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

Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 2584, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending eligibility and operating requirements for a restricted farm work license; making technical and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 171.041.

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

Kunesh-Podein, O'Driscoll, Christensen, Lueck, Swedzinski and Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 2585, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for transfer of money to forest management investment account if forestry certified costs exceed available revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 16A.125, subdivision 5.

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

Gomez introduced:

H. F. 2586, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring certifying entities to timely process U-Visa certification documents; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 611A.

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

Gomez and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 2587, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating a task force on Islamophobia and antisemitism; appropriating money.

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

Long, Howard, Gomez, Hornstein, Lee and Moran introduced:

H. F. 2588, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring that certain peace officer-initiated use of force cases be prosecuted by a special prosecutor; establishing the Board of Special Prosecution and a special prosecutorial office; prohibiting the use of grand juries in certain peace officer-initiated use of force cases; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626B.

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

Bernardy, Bahner and Carlson, A. introduced:

H. F. 2589, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Opioid Addiction Advisory Council; establishing the opioid stewardship fund; establishing an opiate product registration fee; modifying provisions related to opioid addiction prevention, education, intervention, treatment, and recovery; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 16A.151, subdivision 2; 145.9269, subdivision 1; 145C.05, subdivision 2; 151.252, subdivision 1; 151.37, subdivision 12; 151.47, by adding a subdivision; 151.71, by adding a subdivision; 152.105, subdivision 2; 152.11, subdivision 2d, by adding subdivisions; 214.12, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 62Q; 145; 145C; 151.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 2590, A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing the commissioner of education to increase early learning scholarship amounts; appropriating money for early childhood professional development; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.165, subdivision 3.

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

Bahr, Munson, Drazkowski and Lucero introduced:

H. F. 2591, A bill for an act relating to occupations; authorizing local government licensing of facilities for barbering and cosmetology; repealing state licensing of barbers and cosmetologists; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 415; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 154.001; 154.002; 154.003; 154.01; 154.02; 154.04; 154.05; 154.065, subdivisions 2, 4; 154.07, subdivisions 1, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 5a, 5b, 6; 154.08; 154.09; 154.10; 154.11, subdivisions 1, 3; 154.14; 154.15; 154.161; 154.162; 154.19; 154.20; 154.21; 154.24; 154.25; 154.26; 154.27; 154.28; 155A.20; 155A.21; 155A.22; 155A.23, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 4b, 5, 5a, 7, 8, 8a, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18; 155A.24, subdivisions 1, 2; 155A.25, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; 155A.26; 155A.27, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 5a, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; 155A.271; 155A.275; 155A.28; 155A.29; 155A.30; 155A.31; 155A.32; 155A.33; 155A.34; 155A.35; 155A.355; 155A.36.

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

Bierman, Christensen and Huot introduced:

H. F. 2592, A bill for an act relating to schools; authorizing school boards to own and operate renewable energy systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 123B.02, subdivision 21.

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

Richardson introduced:

H. F. 2593, A bill for an act relating to housing; providing for a right to counsel in certain public housing eviction actions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.

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

Munson, Bahr, Drazkowski and Miller introduced:

H. F. 2594, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing motor vehicle registration tax holiday for one year; transferring money from budget reserve account to cover revenue lost due to motor vehicle registration tax holiday and to replace the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System (MNLARS) software.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 2595, A bill for an act relating to environment; regulating the use of certain chemicals in food packaging; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.

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

Xiong, T.; Pryor and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2596, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing incentives for individuals near degree completion to complete degree.

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

Xiong, T.; Pryor and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2597, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing incentives for individuals near degree completion to complete degree.

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

Freiberg, O'Driscoll, Vogel, Murphy, Her and Cantrell introduced:

H. F. 2598, A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire retirement plan; revising the annual municipal contribution related to the former Minneapolis firefighters and police relief associations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 353.665, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision.

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

Albright introduced:

H. F. 2599, A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; modifying governance of the Metropolitan Council; eliminating the Transportation Advisory Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 3.8841, subdivision 9; 15A.0815, subdivision 3; 473.123; 473.146, subdivisions 3, 4; repealing Laws 1994, chapter 628, article 1, section 8.

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

Stephenson introduced:

H. F. 2600, A bill for an act relating to transportation; increasing fine for using a wireless communications device while driving; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.475, subdivision 2.

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

Schultz introduced:

H. F. 2601, A bill for an act relating to housing; expanding the entities qualified to participate in and the types of funding available through the workforce and affordable homeownership development program; creating the workforce and affordable homeownership account in the housing development fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 462A.38.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 2602, A bill for an act relating to data practices; establishing a Legislative Commission on Intelligence and Technology; 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.