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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Monday, March 25, 2019


The following House Files were introduced:

Claflin and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2676, A bill for an act relating to environment; appropriating money for food reclamation.

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

Xiong, T. and Sandell introduced:

H. F. 2677, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a bridge over I-694 in Washington County; 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.

Gomez and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 2678, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; modifying tax rates and brackets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290.06, subdivision 2c.

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

Gomez introduced:

H. F. 2679, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tobacco; increasing the tax rate on premium cigars; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 297F.01, subdivision 13a; 297F.05, subdivisions 3a, 4a.

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

Gomez introduced:

H. F. 2680, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tobacco; reinstating the cigarette tax rate inflator; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 297F.05, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Long introduced:

H. F. 2681, A bill for an act relating to utilities; providing access rights to energy usage data maintained by utilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 13.685; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

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

Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2682, A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money to maintain dedicated funding website.

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

Murphy by request introduced:

H. F. 2683, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State; eliminating the expiration of an early retirement incentive program; modifying eligibility rules in the higher education supplemental retirement plan; making various nonsubstantive style and form changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 136F.47; 136F.481; 354.05, subdivision 2a; 354.51, subdivision 5; 354A.011, subdivision 27; 354B.20, subdivisions 4, 7, 12, by adding a subdivision; 354B.22, subdivision 2; 354B.23, subdivision 5; 354C.11, subdivisions 1, 2; 354C.12, subdivisions 1, 2; 355.01, subdivision 3c; 355.091; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 354B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 354B.20, subdivision 8; 354B.21, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7.

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

Daniels, Edelson, Noor, Richardson, Wolgamott, Cantrell, Hamilton, Hornstein, Hassan, Gomez, Bahner and Long introduced:

H. F. 2684, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for a grant to Somali American Women Action Center.

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

Youakim, Dehn, Kiel and Edelson introduced:

H. F. 2685, A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to the commissioner of health for a grant to Cassia Learning Lab for activities to connect older adults with technology devices.

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

Pierson, Ecklund, Sundin, Torkelson and Boe introduced:

H. F. 2686, 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 Ways and Means.

Sundin, Persell, Sandstede, Lee, Her, Brand, Lislegard, Huot, Nelson, Mahoney, Lippert, Vang and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 2687, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for a preapprenticeship training pilot program; requiring a report.

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

Erickson, Kunesh-Podein, Kresha, Edelson and Theis introduced:

H. F. 2688, A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding extended time revenue to all students placed at residential treatment facilities providing mental health and juvenile justice services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 126C.10, subdivision 2a.

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

Bahner, Bernardy, Sandell and Edelson introduced:

H. F. 2689, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; modifying definition of expressly advocating; providing for disclosure of electioneering communications; amending prorating method for contributions or use of general treasury money; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 10A.01, subdivision 16a; 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.20, subdivision 3; 10A.244; 10A.25, subdivision 3a; 10A.27, subdivision 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.

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

Poston, Lueck, Drazkowski, Munson, Anderson, Gunther, Pierson, Davids, Quam, Mekeland, Heinrich, Hamilton, Baker, Torkelson, Heintzeman, Backer, Miller and Franson introduced:

H. F. 2690, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for Agricultural Centers of Excellence.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 2691, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for criminal vehicular homicide; requiring driver education programs to instruct on the penalties for criminal vehicular homicide; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 609.2112, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 2692, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption to certain purchases by nonprofit organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 297A.70, subdivision 4.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 2693, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; modifying certain underpayment penalties.

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

Franson, Zerwas, Runbeck, Haley, Heintzeman, Boe, Heinrich, Swedzinski, Torkelson, Mekeland, O'Neill, Urdahl, Green, Hertaus, Albright, Baker, Bennett, Daniels, Daudt, Demuth, Dettmer, Erickson, Fabian, Garofalo, Jurgens, Kiel, Lueck, Neu, Poston, Robbins, Schomacker, Scott, Theis, Lucero and Pierson introduced:

H. F. 2694, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for public assistance and child care assistance program fraud prevention; establishing penalties for certain theft offenses; modifying eligibility for early learning scholarships; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 13.46, subdivisions 2, 3; 13.461, subdivision 28; 119B.02, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 119B.09, subdivisions 4, 7, 9a; 119B.125, subdivisions 6, 9, by adding subdivisions; 119B.13, subdivisions 6, 7; 124D.142; 124D.165, subdivisions 2, 4, by adding a subdivision; 245.095; 245A.07, subdivisions 2, 2a, 3; 245E.03, subdivision 2; 245E.04; 256.98, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision; 256.984, subdivision 1; 256B.02, by adding a subdivision; 256B.056, subdivisions 3, 4; 256J.08, subdivision 47; 256J.21, subdivision 2; 256L.01, subdivision 5; 256P.04, subdivision 4; 256P.06, subdivision 3; 609.27, subdivision 2; 609.48, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 245A; 256; 609; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245I.

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

Claflin, Lee, Bahner, Sandell, Wazlawik and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2695, A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing career and technical revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 124D.4531.

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

Mahoney and Theis introduced:

H. F. 2696, A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; requiring certain insurance proceeds checks to be promptly countersigned; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 58.13, subdivision 1.

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

Murphy introduced:

H. F. 2697, A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of certain claims; appropriating money.

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

Albright, by request, Masin, Davids and Jurgens introduced:

H. F. 2698, A bill for an act relating to public finance; providing an alternative general system to issue state and local debt obligations; enacting the "Minnesota All-Government Bond Act"; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16F.

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

Vang; Her; Xiong, J.; Noor; Hassan; Liebling; Cantrell; Ecklund; Klevorn; Xiong, T.; Lee; Brand; Hansen and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 2699, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; requiring the legislature to offer translation services to individuals who are members of a language minority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 3.055, by adding a subdivision.

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

Dehn and Vang introduced:

H. F. 2700, 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.

Dehn introduced:

H. F. 2701, A resolution memorializing Congress to overturn the United States Supreme Court decision Citizens United v. FEC; requesting that Congress clarify that the rights protected under the Constitution are the rights of natural persons and not the rights of artificial entities and that spending money to influence elections is not speech under the First Amendment; asking that Congress propose a constitutional amendment to provide such clarification.

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

Dehn introduced:

H. F. 2702, A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring the names of partisan candidates to be rotated on the state general election ballot; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 204D.13, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 204D.13, subdivision 2.

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

Masin introduced:

H. F. 2703, A bill for an act relating to legacy; modifying requirements for certain grants from the parks and trails fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 85.53, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision.

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

Murphy; Winkler; Carlson, L., and Lee introduced:

H. F. 2704, 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; modifying previous appropriations; establishing new programs and modifying existing programs; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 16A.641, by adding a subdivision; 363A.36, subdivisions 1, 4; 363A.44, subdivision 1; 462A.37, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 18, subdivision 3; Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 1, sections 7, subdivision 1; 21, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

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

Lesch, Mariani, Moller, Her and Cantrell introduced:

H. F. 2705, A bill for an act relating to judiciary; appropriating money for courts, human rights, Guardian Ad Litem Board, Uniform Laws Commission, Board on Judicial Standards, and Board of Public Defense.

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

Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 2706, A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; reducing the dividends received deduction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290.21, subdivision 4.

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

Loeffler and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 2707, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of the State Office Building hearing room HVAC systems; 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.

Loeffler and Masin introduced:

H. F. 2708, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a long-term plan for renovation and use of certain buildings on the Capitol campus.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 2709, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for peace officer training reimbursement.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 2710, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying distribution of surcharges collected on offenses; appropriating money to the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 171.20, subdivision 4; 171.26, subdivision 1; 357.021, subdivision 7.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 2711, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying certain provisions relating to public safety, corrections, crime, and firearms; requiring reports; providing for penalties; appropriating money for public safety, corrections, Sentencing Guidelines, Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board, and Private Detective Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 299A.55, subdivisions 2, 4; 299A.707, by adding a subdivision; 299C.46, subdivision 3; 299F.857; 340A.22, subdivision 4; 357.021, subdivision 7; 624.713, subdivision 1; 624.7131; 624.7132; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.

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

Hornstein, Long and Elkins introduced:

H. F. 2712, A bill for an act relating to greenhouse gas emissions; requiring a study.

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

Robbins, Zerwas, Scott, O'Neill, Franson, Demuth, Kiel, Erickson, Schomacker, Albright, Pierson, Kresha, Swedzinski, Haley and Theis introduced:

H. F. 2713, A bill for an act relating to health; providing for informed consent for pelvic examinations of an anesthetized or unconscious patient; establishing a penalty; 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 and Human Services Policy.

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 2714, A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota State Retirement System; adding a board member; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 352.03, subdivision 1.

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

Cantrell introduced:

H. F. 2715, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring transparency in hospital billing within a certain time; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.586, by adding a subdivision.

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