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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Monday, March 02, 2009


The following House Files were introduced:

Hortman introduced:

H. F. 1180, A bill for an act relating to state government; changing data practices provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.06, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, by adding subdivisions; 13.43, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; 13.64; 16B.97, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.06, subdivision 2; Minnesota Rules, part 1205.1800.

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

Olin introduced:

H. F. 1181, A bill for an act relating to courts; increasing the conciliation court civil claim limit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 491A.01, subdivision 3.

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

Bly, Falk, Paymar and Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1182, A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; repealing certain exemptions for public service corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 117.225; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 117.189.

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

Smith and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1183, A bill for an act relating to family law; changing certain child custody and support provisions and presumptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 518.17, subdivisions 2, 3; 518.175, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518.

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

Champion and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1184, A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; modifying provisions governing expungement of eviction records; requiring landlords to provide receipt for rent paid with cash; modifying tenant rights to possession; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 484.014, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 504B.285, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.

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

Masin and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1185, A bill for an act relating to child support; adding a requirement for full compliance with payment agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 518A.64; 518A.65; 518A.66; 518A.67; 518A.68; 518A.72, subdivision 1.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1186, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a center for legislative educational analysis research and navigation in the next generation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1187, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a commission; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.

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

Winkler, Ward, Kelliher, Mariani, Greiling, Loeffler, Davnie and Brynaert introduced:

H. F. 1188, A bill for an act relating to education; pursuing E-16 reforms to improve and expand opportunities for all students to attain educational success; establishing E-16 advisory subcommittees.

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

Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 1189, A bill for an act relating to municipalities; authorizing the city of Sleepy Eye to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within district subject to reverse referendum; requiring adoption of street improvement plan; authorizing collection of fees.

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

Mariani, Hornstein and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 1190, A bill for an act relating to procurement by the state and political subdivisions; modifying motor vehicle purchasing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16C.135, by adding a subdivision; 136F.581, subdivision 1; 169.011, by adding a subdivision; 471.345, by adding a subdivision.

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

Hortman introduced:

H. F. 1191, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; highways; modifying provisions relating to loans to acquire highway right-of-way in the metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.167, subdivision 2a.

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

Brod introduced:

H. F. 1192, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring closure of Trunk Highway 19 in New Prague for the Dozinky Festival.

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

Koenen; Anderson, B.; Murphy, M.; Anzelc and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1193, A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of various claims; appropriating money.

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

Downey; Brod; Garofalo; Demmer; Loon; Anderson, S.; Zellers; Kohls; Urdahl; Cornish; Lanning; Kelly; Sanders; Shimanski; Kiffmeyer; Eastlund; Hamilton and Mack introduced:

H. F. 1194, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing green job incentives; providing for green job opportunity building zones; providing small business investment company and job growth investment tax credits; allowing tax benefits; making conforming changes; defining terms; allowing biomethane energy projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216B.241, by adding a subdivision; 216B.2411; 268.19, subdivision 1; 270B.14, subdivision 3; 270B.15; 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 272.029, subdivision 7; 289A.12, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 29; 290.06, subdivision 2c, by adding subdivisions; 290.067, subdivision 1; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.0922, subdivisions 2, 3; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 297I; 469.

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

Lanning; Marquart; Pelowski; Dettmer; Nelson; Tillberry; Haws; Poppe; Anderson, P.; Hamilton; Torkelson; Loeffler; Koenen; Dittrich and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 1195, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing mandate relief; establishing the Legislative Commission on Mandate Reform; abolishing levy limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.842, subdivision 4a; 3.843; 6.80, by adding a subdivision; 16C.28, subdivision 1a; 123B.10, subdivision 1; 134.34, subdivision 4; 275.065, subdivisions 3, 6; 306.243, by adding a subdivision; 344.18; 365.28; 373.052, subdivision 1; 375.194, subdivision 5; 383A.75, subdivision 3; 429.041, subdivisions 1, 2; 446A.086, subdivision 8; 465.719, subdivision 9; 469.015; 471.61, subdivision 2b; 473.13, subdivision 1; 641.12, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 14; 275; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 275.065, subdivisions 5a, 6b, 6c, 8, 9, 10; 275.71; 275.72; 275.73; 275.74.

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

Gottwalt, Torkelson, Koenen, Otremba and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 1196, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting sex selection abortions; providing criminal and civil penalties ; reporting requirement established; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Smith introduced:

H. F. 1197, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Human Cloning Prohibition Act; providing civil and criminal penalties; 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 Care and Human Services Policy and Oversight.

Davnie, Hayden, Clark, Bly, Newton, Bigham, Morgan, Mariani, Reinert, Greiling, Slawik and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. 1198, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for harassment, bullying, intimidation, and violence policies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 121A.03; repealing 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.

Lesch, Olin and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1199, A bill for an act relating to crime; defining felony domestic assault and domestic assault by strangulation as crimes of violence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 624.712, subdivision 5.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 1200, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing two licenses.

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

Marquart, Pelowski, Nelson, Dittrich and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1201, A bill for an act relating to local government; creating the Council on Local Results and Innovation; encouraging local governments to develop performance measurement programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 6.

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

Masin, Atkins, Sterner, Shimanski and Davids introduced:

H. F. 1202, A bill for an act relating to creditors remedies; regulating exemptions; modifying certain dollar amounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 550.37, subdivisions 10, 23.

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

Falk introduced:

H. F. 1203, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to city of Benson to reconstruct a city street.

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

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1204, A bill for an act relating to transportation; restricting weight limits on the Stillwater Lift Bridge.

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

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1205, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Stillwater flood control levee project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Simon introduced:

H. F. 1206, A bill for an act relating to elections; campaign finance; providing contribution limits for judicial candidates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10A.27, 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.

Slocum, Persell, Champion, Gunther and Clark introduced:

H. F. 1207, A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; appropriating money for opportunities industrialization centers.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 1208, A bill for an act relating to arts; creating regional capital fund for arts organizations; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 129D.

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

Demmer, Hortman, Beard, Bigham, Holberg and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 1209, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; removing expiration date relating to corporate deputy registrars; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.33, subdivision 2.

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

Urdahl and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 1210, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Little Crow Transit Way; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Ruud; Abeler; Hayden; Hosch; Murphy, E., and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 1211, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring coverage for interpreter services; establishing an interpreter services work group; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

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

Brown, Fritz, Buesgens, Greiling and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1212, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying deaf or hard of hearing resource center +provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 125A.63, subdivisions 2, 4.

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

Hortman, Cornish, Lesch, Bigham and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1213, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying the prostitution penalty enhancement provision for repeat offenders; broadening the prostitution in a public place crime; making driving records relating to prostitution offenses public for repeat offenders and ensuring that they are available to law enforcement for first-time offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.321, by adding a subdivision; 609.324, subdivisions 2, 3, 5.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1214, A bill for an act relating to real property; clarifying eviction provisions; modifying provisions governing contracts for deed; regulating contracts for deed involving residential property and residential leases with an option to purchase; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 504B.285, subdivision 1; 507.235, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 559.

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

Koenen, Morrow, Hornstein, Beard, Hamilton, Lieder and Magnus introduced:

H. F. 1215, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for a subtraction of certain railroad track maintenance expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 19d; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Koenen, Morrow, Hornstein, Beard, Magnus, Lieder and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1216, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a credit for railroad track maintenance; 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.

Gardner, Bigham, Knuth, Sailer and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1217, A bill for an act relating to solid waste; requiring a product stewardship program operated by drug producers to collect and dispose of unwanted drugs; providing civil penalties; creating an account; 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.

Lillie, Kahn, Lanning, Hilstrom and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 1218, A bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying state labor contracts.

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

Kahn; Thao; Rukavina; Simon; Murphy, E.; Hornstein; Winkler; Thissen; Paymar; Loeffler; Ruud; Hilty; Huntley; Mahoney; Lillie; Slocum; Bly; Tillberry; Clark; Laine; Davnie; Mullery; Greiling; Mariani; Johnson; Hansen; Kelliher; Hausman; Champion; Lesch; Carlson; Newton; Atkins; Hilstrom and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 1219, A bill for an act relating to state employees; requiring that health insurance benefits be made available to domestic partners of state employees if they are also made available to spouses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 43A.02, by adding a subdivision; 43A.24, subdivision 1.

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

Abeler, Greiling, Mariani and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1220, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying report by school boards to the commissioner; requiring evidence of student achievement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.11, subdivision 5.

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

Bunn and Dean introduced:

H. F. 1221, A bill for an act relating to transportation; bridges; establishing Stillwater lift bridge endowment account; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 165.

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

Abeler, Newton, Dittrich, Murdock, Urdahl and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 1222, A bill for an act relating to education finance; indexing equalizing factors for the debt service and referendum equalization aid programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 126C.17, subdivision 6.

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

Bigham, Hilstrom and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 1223, A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; requiring the Sentencing Guidelines Commission to review its reports.

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

Mullery; Rukavina; McFarlane; Gunther; Mahoney; Seifert; Smith; Lieder; Murphy, M.; Greiling; Carlson; Thao; Hayden and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1224, A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; establishing state policy on disproportionate minority contact in juvenile justice system; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260B.

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

Masin, Kelliher, Thissen, Greiling, Brynaert, Liebling, Hausman, Laine, Tillberry, Persell, Johnson, Solberg and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1225, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for an independent Office of Strategic and Long-Range Planning; transferring duties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 4A.01; 4A.02; 4A.06.

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

Thao; Abeler; Ruud; Hayden; Murphy, E.; Fritz and Laine introduced:

H. F. 1226, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing licensure and practice limitations for an oral health practitioner; establishing fees; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 150A.01, by adding a subdivision; 150A.05, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 150A.06, subdivisions 2d, 5, 6, by adding subdivisions; 150A.08, subdivisions 1, 3a, 5; 150A.09, subdivisions 1, 3; 150A.091, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 8, 10; 150A.10, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 150A.11, subdivision 4; 150A.12; 150A.21, subdivisions 1, 4; 151.01, subdivision 23; 151.37, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 150A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 150A.061.

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

Rukavina, Mahoney, Clark and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1227, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; conforming Minnesota law to the requirements necessary to receive federal stimulus funds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 268.035, subdivisions 4, as amended, 23a; 268.07, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.095, subdivision 1.

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

Hortman, Smith and Kalin introduced:

H. F. 1228, A bill for an act relating to estates and trusts; updating the Uniform Probate Code; adopting the Uniform Estate Tax Apportionment Act, the Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act, the Uniform Power of Attorney Act, and the Uniform Multiple-Person Accounts Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 524.1-201; 524.2-102; 524.2-103; 524.2-104; 524.2-114; 524.2-115; 524.2-202; 524.2-403; 524.2-502; 524.2-504; 524.2-705; 524.3-406; 524.3-916; 524.8-101; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapters 523A; 524A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 501B.86; 523.01; 523.02; 523.03; 523.04; 523.05; 523.06; 523.07; 523.075; 523.08; 523.09; 523.10; 523.11; 523.12; 523.13; 523.131; 523.14; 523.15; 523.16; 523.17; 523.18; 523.19; 523.20; 523.21; 523.22; 523.23; 523.24; 524.2-108; 524.6-201; 524.6-202; 524.6-203; 524.6-204; 524.6-205; 524.6-206; 524.6-207; 524.6-208; 524.6-209; 524.6-210; 524.6-211; 524.6-212; 524.6-213; 524.6-214; 525.532.

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

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1229, A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying the restrictions on service of election judges; modifying the creation of election judge appointment lists; limiting requirements for use of lists of election judges prepared by major political parties; authorizing the appointment of additional election judges; eliminating requirements for election judges to initial ballots before use; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.19, subdivision 2; 204B.21, subdivisions 1, 2; 204C.09; 204C.13, subdivision 5; 204C.18, 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.

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1230, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring enhanced access to voter registration records and records of returned absentee ballots on the World Wide Web; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.081; 203B.08, subdivision 3.

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

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 1231, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money from dedicated funds for natural resource and cultural heritage purposes.

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

Abeler and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1232, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting certain factors for evaluating health care provider performance; adding a statement to health plan issued identification cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62J.60, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.101.

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

Abeler; Norton; Thissen; Murphy, E.; Slawik; Peterson and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 1233, A bill for an act relating to human services; directing commissioner to rank individuals on waiting lists for developmental disabilities waivered services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.49, 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.

Abeler; Loeffler; Norton; Murphy, E., and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 1234, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring medication therapy management services under certain conditions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

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

Hilstrom, Lesch, Olin and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 1235, A bill for an act relating to public safety; including certain factors that are not elements of the crime of conviction when determining aggravated sentencing departures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 244.10, by adding a subdivision.

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

Koenen, Seifert and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 1236, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a veterans cemetery in Redwood County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Eken introduced:

H. F. 1237, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying state park permit requirements; modifying authority to operate state monuments and establish secondary units; eliminating liquor service at John A. Latsch State Park; providing for establishment of boater waysides; modifying watercraft operation requirements; providing for appeals and enforcement of certain civil penalties; providing for taking wild animals to protect public safety; providing for notice of changes to public waters inventory; modifying critical habitat plate eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 85.053, subdivision 3; 85.054, by adding subdivisions; 85.21; 86A.05, by adding a subdivision; 86A.08, subdivision 1; 86A.09, subdivision 1; 86B.311, by adding a subdivision; 97A.321; 103G.201; 168.1296, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.0505, subdivision 2.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 1238, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying refund provisions; modifying certain definitions; modifying publication requirements; modifying restrictions in migratory feeding and resting areas; providing certain exemptions from local law; modifying wild animal and fish taking, possession, and licensing requirements; authorizing certain fees; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 17.4981; 17.4988, subdivision 3; 84.788, subdivision 11; 84.798, subdivision 10; 84.82, subdivision 11; 84.922, subdivision 12; 86B.415, subdivision 11; 97A.015, subdivision 39; 97A.051, subdivision 2; 97A.095, subdivision 2; 97A.137, by adding a subdivision; 97A.445, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 97A.451, subdivision 3; 97A.475, subdivisions 3, 11, 12, 29; 97A.525, subdivision 1; 97B.041; 97B.086; 97B.111, subdivision 1; 97B.651; 97C.355, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 97A.525, subdivision 2; 97C.405; Laws 2008, chapter 368, article 2, section 25.

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

Hayden, Abeler and Clark introduced:

H. F. 1239, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing eligibility for group residential housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256I.04, subdivision 1.

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

Eken, Persell, Clark, Sailer and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 1240, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a volunteer working group on Native language revitalization and preservation; providing for appointments; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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

Solberg and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 1241, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing utility transition aid to counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 477A.16, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Seifert introduced:

H. F. 1242, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing Brandon's law; implementing procedures for investigating missing person cases; establishing the Minnesota Clearinghouse for Missing Persons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.82, subdivision 23; 299C.51; 299C.52; 299C.53; 299C.54; 299C.55; 299C.56; 299C.565; 390.25, subdivision 2; 626.8454; 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.

Obermueller, Mahoney, Hornstein, Gunther and Slocum introduced:

H. F. 1243, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for redevelopment; authorizing bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116J.575, subdivision 1a.

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

Huntley; Reinert; Murphy, M., and Hilty introduced:

H. F. 1244, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for a day training and habilitation provider in St. Louis County; appropriating money.

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

Simon, Rosenthal, Bigham, Hilstrom, Paymar, Zellers and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1245, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending provisions relating to domestic abuse; expanding definition of family or household member; providing for statewide application and expanded use of domestic abuse no contact orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 518B.01, subdivisions 2, 20, 22.

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

Urdahl; Anderson, P.; Davids; Rukavina; Shimanski; Torkelson; Drazkowski; Holberg; Magnus; Demmer; McNamara and Dill introduced:

H. F. 1246, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; providing that speed in excess of ten miles per hour over speed limit of 60 miles per hour does not go on driver's driving record; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 171.12, subdivision 6.

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

Kalin, Rosenthal, Simon and Holberg introduced:

H. F. 1247, A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying private equity investment data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.3215.

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

Hortman by request introduced:

H. F. 1248, A bill for an act relating to government data practices; restricting access to data that identify victims or witnesses in active criminal investigations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.82, subdivision 17.

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

Murphy, E.; Thao; Fritz; Brod; Otremba; Greiling; Hosch; Abeler; Loeffler and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1249, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing licensure for medical laboratory science professionals; creating the Board of Medical Laboratory Science; establishing fees; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148F.

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

Hornstein; Murphy, E.; Falk; Hilty; Hortman; Newton; Kahn and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 1250, A bill for an act relating to transportation; regulating electric vehicle infrastructure; establishing incentives for adoption and use of electric vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 116D.04, by adding a subdivision; 160.93, subdivisions 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 169.011, by adding subdivisions; 216B.02, subdivision 4; 326B.106, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 325F; 471.

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

Pelowski by request introduced:

H. F. 1251, A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing the economic development authority to become a member of a limited liability company; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.101, subdivision 6.

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

Anderson, S. and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1252, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring a vote to increase optional student fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 136F.06, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.

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

Abeler and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 1253, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing managed care plans and county-based purchasing plans to offer supplemental health plans to MinnesotaCare enrollees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.69, 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.

Murphy, E.; Johnson; Lesch; Thao and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1254, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; extending the years the city of St. Paul can use sales tax revenue to pay the principal of certain bonds; clarifying use of certain unexpended funds; modifying the process for application and review of proposals under the neighborhood program; amending Laws 1993, chapter 375, article 9, section 46, subdivision 2, as amended, by adding a subdivision; Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 8, section 37, subdivision 1.

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

Seifert introduced:

H. F. 1255, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP eligibility; modifying GA eligibility; eliminating general assistance medical care and MinnesotaCare eligibility for persons convicted of crimes of violence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256D.024, by adding a subdivision; 256D.03, subdivision 3; 256J.26, by adding a subdivision; 256L.04, 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.

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1256, A bill for an act relating to education finance; defining a locally controlled process for establishing hazardous pupil transportation zones; authorizing a levy for certain hazardous pupil transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1257, A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying nexus to impose tax on pass-through interests of nonresident individuals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.014, subdivision 2; 290.17, subdivision 2; 291.005, subdivision 1.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1258, A bill for an act relating to taxation; imposing a gift tax and coordinating the tax with the estate tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 291.005, 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.

Sailer; Hausman; Greiling; Howes; Anderson, P.; Knuth; Kalin; Slawik; Brynaert and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 1259, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for grants for the installation of solar energy projects in K-12 public schools.

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

Sailer; Greiling; Knuth; Anderson, P.; Howes; Kalin; McNamara; Brynaert and Scalze introduced:

H. F. 1260, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for grants for installation of solar energy projects in K-12 public schools.

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

Dittrich, Marquart, Loeffler, Poppe, Pelowski and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 1261, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for state property tax system benchmarks, critical indicators, and principles; establishing a property tax working group; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 477A.03, subdivision 2b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270C.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 1262, A bill for an act relating to water treatment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Goodview.

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

Mahoney; Murphy, E.; Johnson; Lesch and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1263, A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; forgiving repayments on a loan to finance the St. Paul RiverCentre; authorizing local bonds to expand the Minnesota event district; amending Laws 1998, chapter 404, section 23, subdivision 6, as amended.

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

Hilstrom, Cornish, Bigham and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 1264, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the trespass crime to prohibit entry into areas cordoned off by peace officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.605, subdivision 1.

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

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1265, A bill for an act relating to elections; expanding the use of mail balloting; providing a later opening time for voting on election days; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.45, subdivision 1; 204C.05, 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.

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1266, A bill for an act relating to elections; limiting requirements for use of lists of election judges prepared by major political parties; eliminating requirements for election judges to initial ballots before use; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.21, subdivision 2; 204C.09; 204C.13, subdivision 5; 204C.18, 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.

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1267, A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; authorizing the issuance of local bonds.

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

Paymar, Eastlund, Winkler, Poppe and Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1268, A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing use of state space for employee fitness and wellness activities; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16B.24, 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.

Paymar, Lesch and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1269, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring that reports to the legislature submitted by criminal justice agencies be submitted only electronically; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.195, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Paymar, Smith and Eastlund introduced:

H. F. 1270, A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring development of pilot project for short-term offender commitments; appropriating money.

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

Abeler; Norton; Thissen; Murphy, E.; Peterson and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 1271, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a performance measure of certain health care treatments; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256.01, subdivision 2b.

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

Loeffler and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 1272, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing that interference with an emergency call disqualifies an offender from possessing a firearm; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.78, subdivisions 2, 3.

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

Rosenthal, Simon, Cornish, Hilstrom, Paymar, Ruud, Slawik, Nelson, Loeffler, Ward and Sterner introduced:

H. F. 1273, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the time frame in which an officer can arrest a person who has committed domestic abuse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 629.341, subdivision 1.

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

Rosenthal, Hilstrom, Kohls, Cornish, Lesch and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1274, A bill for an act relating to public safety; designating Statewide Radio Board as Minnesota's State Interoperability Executive Committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 403.36, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 403.36, subdivision 1f.

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

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1275, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying sewage treatment systems provisions; changing terminology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115.55, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 5b, 6, 9; 115.56, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115.55, subdivision 10; 115.56, subdivision 2a.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 1276, A bill for an act relating to health and human services; relieving counties of certain mandates; allowing counties to place children for treatment in bordering states; modifying county payment of funeral expenses; modifying certain nursing facility rules; providing an alternative licensing method for day training and habilitation services; accepting certain independent audits; modifying renewal notice requirements; modifying health care program information that school district or charter school must provide; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62Q.37, subdivision 3; 144A.04, subdivision 11, by adding a subdivision; 144A.45, subdivision 1; 245.4882, subdivisions 1, 2; 245.4885, subdivision 1a; 245A.09, subdivision 7; 256.935; 256.962, subdivisions 6, 7; 256B.0625, subdivision 41; 256B.0915, subdivision 3h; 256B.0945, subdivision 1; 256F.13, subdivision 1; 260C.212, subdivisions 4a, 11; 261.035; 471.61, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 4668.0110, subpart 5.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1277, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; motor vehicle sales tax; eliminating sales tax and motor vehicle sales tax on purchases of public safety equipment by local police and fire departments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.70, subdivisions 1, 3; 297B.03.

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

Sterner, Solberg and Koenen introduced:

H. F. 1278, A bill for an act relating to counties; providing for appointment and consolidation of certain county offices, subject to notice, hearing, reverse referendum; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 375A.10, subdivision 5; 375A.12, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 382.01.

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

Paymar and Kohls introduced:

H. F. 1279, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring annual appropriation of money in Bureau of Criminal Apprehension account to commissioner of public safety; revising employment positions covered by correctional state employees retirement plan of the Minnesota State Retirement System; modifying the vesting period for a retirement annuity for the correctional state employees retirement plan; permitting a service credit transfer to the general state employees retirement plan by certain correctional employees; appropriating money for the courts, public defenders, public safety, corrections, and other criminal justice agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.29, subdivision 2; 352.72, subdivision 1; 352.90; 352.91, subdivisions 1, 3h; 352.93, subdivisions 1, 2a, 4, by adding a subdivision; 356.30, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 352.91, subdivisions 2, 2a, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f, 3g, 3i, 4a, 4b, 5.

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

Westrom; Falk; Seifert; Peppin; Brod; Downey; Beard; Hackbarth; Murdock; Nornes; Gunther; Davids; Torkelson; Drazkowski; Zellers; Eastlund; Shimanski; Kelly; Kiffmeyer; Dettmer; Demmer; Scott; Urdahl; Anderson, P., and Anderson, B. introduced:

H. F. 1280, A bill for an act relating to public safety; transferring control of the Minnesota correctional facility - Moose Lake from the commissioner of corrections to the commissioner of human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to use the Moose Lake facility to house civilly committed sex offenders; requiring the commissioner of corrections to house offenders in private prisons; establishing standards to compare private and state-funded prisons; requiring third-party evaluation of public and private persons.

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

Koenen introduced:

H. F. 1281, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring in-state tuition status for veterans; requiring the creation of course equivalency guides for military coursework; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 135A.04; 135A.08, subdivision 1.

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

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 1282, A bill for an act relating to elections; imposing additional requirements on polling place challengers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 204C.07, subdivisions 3a, 4.

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

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 1283, A bill for an act relating to elections; updating certain ballot and voting system requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103C.305, subdivision 3; 126C.17, subdivision 9; 203B.125; 204B.18; 204B.28, subdivision 2; 204C.08; 204C.13, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 204C.19, subdivision 2; 204C.20, subdivisions 1, 2; 204C.21; 204C.22, subdivisions 3, 4, 6, 7, 10; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.25; 204C.26; 204C.27; 204C.28, subdivision 3; 204D.03, subdivision 3; 204D.05, subdivision 3; 204D.07; 204D.08; 204D.09, subdivision 2; 204D.10, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.11, subdivision 1; 204D.12; 204D.13; 204D.16; 204D.165; 204D.25, subdivision 1; 205.17, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 205A.08, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 206.56, subdivision 3; 206.83; 206.84, subdivision 3; 206.86, subdivision 6; 206.90, subdivisions 9, 10; 208.04; 275.60; 447.32, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204C; 204D; 205; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.36; 204B.37; 204B.38; 204B.39; 204B.42; 204C.13, subdivision 4; 204C.20, subdivision 3; 204C.23; 204D.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 204D.11, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 204D.14, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.15, subdivisions 1, 3; 205.17, subdivision 2; 206.56, subdivision 5; 206.61, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 206.62; 206.84, subdivisions 1, 6, 7; 206.86, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 206.90, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, 7, 8.

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

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 1284, A bill for an act relating to elections; changing and clarifying certain provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.02, subdivision 3; 203B.04, subdivision 1; 203B.06, subdivision 5; 203B.19; 204B.04, subdivision 2; 204B.135, subdivision 4; 204B.22, subdivisions 1, 2; 204B.27, subdivision 3; 204C.12, subdivision 2; 204C.35, subdivision 2; 204C.36, subdivisions 3, 4; 204D.10, subdivision 1; 204D.20, subdivision 1; 205.07, by adding a subdivision; 205.075, subdivision 1; 205A.05, subdivision 1; 205A.11, subdivision 3; 208.03; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 205A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.22; 204B.22, subdivision 3; 204D.10, subdivision 2; 206.57, subdivision 7; 206.91.

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