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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Thursday, March 05, 2009


The following House Files were introduced:

Persell, Scalze and Howes introduced:

H. F. 1285, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; eliminating managed forests for purposes of off-highway vehicle travel; modifying forest classification requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 84.926, subdivisions 2, 4; Laws 2003, chapter 128, article 1, section 167, subdivision 1, as amended.

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

Gardner by request introduced:

H. F. 1286, A bill for an act relating to veterans; extending eligibility for certain free fish and game licenses for disabled veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97A.441, subdivisions 5, 6, 6a.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 1287, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying decoy restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.811, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.811, subdivision 4.

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

Murphy, E. and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1288, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use tax administration; notification of change requirements; 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.

Rukavina, Solberg, Juhnke, Olin and Hamilton introduced:

H. F. 1289, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring probable cause for spot inspection of motor vehicles by state troopers; repealing provision for implied consent to inspection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.771, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.771, subdivision 4.

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

Huntley and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 1290, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to the Duluth Children's Museum to purchase land, renovate historic buildings, construct, furnish, and equip a new children's museum.

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

Lesch and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 1291, A bill for an act relating to taxation; the city of St. Paul; housing and redevelopment authority; establishing central corridor light rail transit project area; extending the duration of certain tax increment districts.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 1292, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; transferring a 2005 appropriation to the city of Rushford for a nanotechnology facility to a community center project; amending Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivision 11, as amended.

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

Loeffler and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1293, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying emergency medical transport provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.604, subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.604, subdivision 3.

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

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1294, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating certain sales on Sunday; removing statutory prohibitions against off-sale intoxicating liquor sales and the sales of certain motor vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 168.27, subdivision 12; 340A.504, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 168.275; 168.276.

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

Thao, Juhnke, Johnson, Mahoney, Lesch and Lieder introduced:

H. F. 1295, A bill for an act relating to veterans; extending veterans benefits to allied soldiers from Vietnam and Laos who assisted the United States armed forces during the Vietnam War; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.

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

Mullery, Tillberry, Nelson and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 1296, A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; housing replacement districts; allowing additional authority to spend increments for housing replacement district plans; authorizing the city of Brooklyn Park to establish housing replacement districts; eliminating the local contribution requirement for housing replacement districts; reauthorizing the cities of St. Paul and Fridley to use special laws for housing replacement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.1763, subdivision 2; Laws 1995, chapter 264, article 5, sections 44, subdivision 4, as amended; 45, subdivision 1, as amended.

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

Winkler, Beard, Simon and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1297, A bill for an act relating to local government; amending the municipal boundary adjustment law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.02, subdivision 11; 394.33, subdivision 1; 414.01, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 414.011, by adding a subdivision; 414.031, subdivision 4; 414.0325, subdivision 3; 414.033, subdivisions 2, 12; 414.0333; 414.036; 414.041, subdivisions 3, 5; 414.061, subdivisions 4, 5; 462.357, subdivision 1; 462.358, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 414.02; 414.031, subdivision 1a; 414.0325, subdivision 1a; 414.033, subdivisions 10, 13; 414.08; 462.3535; 462.3585; 572A.03, 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.

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 1298, A bill for an act relating to public finance; providing terms and conditions relating to issuance of obligations and financing of public improvements; modifying restrictions on mail elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.46; 360.036, subdivision 2; 366.095, subdivision 1; 373.01, subdivision 3; 373.40, subdivision 1; 373.47, subdivision 1; 375.18, subdivision 3; 383B.117, subdivision 2; 410.32; 412.301; 428A.02, subdivision 1; 428A.03, subdivision 1; 428A.08; 428A.09; 428A.10; 469.005, subdivision 1; 469.034, subdivision 2; 469.040, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 471.191, subdivision 1; 475.67, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 428A.101; 428A.21.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 1299, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment, natural resources, and energy; establishing fees; providing for disposition of certain fees; modifying certain insurance form requirements; modifying and establishing assessments for certain regulatory expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 45.027, subdivision 1; 60A.315, subdivision 6; 61A.02, subdivisions 2, 2a; 61A.072, subdivision 11; 70A.06, subdivision 2; 84.415, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 84.63; 84.631; 84.632; 85.015, subdivision 1b; 85.019, by adding a subdivision; 93.481, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 7; 97A.075, subdivision 1; 103G.301, subdivisions 2, 3; 115A.1314, subdivision 2; 216B.62, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, by adding subdivisions; 237.295, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 93; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 60A.315, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Laws 2008, chapter 363, article 5, section 30.

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

Persell, Howes and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 1300, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for bridge design and construction on the Paul Bunyan Trail.

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

Hilstrom, Olin, Bigham, Fritz and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 1301, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying authority of apprehension and detention orders outside county that issued the order; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 401.025, subdivision 1.

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

Johnson, Hausman, Paymar, Lesch and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1302, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for improvements of the National Great River Park in St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 1303, A bill for an act relating to gambling; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XIII to authorize a casino; imposing a tax on gambling revenue; providing for construction of a new stadium; authorizing sale of revenue bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, 6; 299L.01, subdivision 4; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.404, by adding a subdivision; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349.31, by adding a subdivision; 541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349B; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473J.

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

Faust introduced:

H. F. 1304, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring coverage for certain anti-epileptic drugs; prohibiting pharmacists from substituting anti-epileptic drugs without consent; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q; 151.

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

Emmer introduced:

H. F. 1305, A bill for an act relating to impaired driving; eliminating the pretrial application of certain civil sanctions for impaired driving, including administrative license revocation, vehicle license plate impoundment, and vehicle forfeiture; restructuring postconviction driver's license revocation periods, including work permits, restricted driver's licenses, and B-cards; authorizing a payable fine for misdemeanor impaired driving offenses; establishing requirements for abstinence and rehabilitation for multiple repeat impaired driving offenders; specifying rules governing the introduction at trial of computer source code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.91; 86B.331; 169A.20, subdivision 2; 169A.44, subdivision 2; 169A.45, by adding a subdivision; 169A.47; 169A.50; 169A.52; 169A.54, subdivisions 1, 10; 169A.55; 169A.60; 169A.63; 169A.75; 171.30; 609.101, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169A.276, subdivision 3; 169A.53; 171.165, subdivision 2.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1306, A bill for an act relating to pet animals; requiring a notice for retail sales of cocoa bean shell mulch; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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

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

H. F. 1307, A bill for an act relating to human services; directing ombudsman for long-term care to expand volunteer ombudsman program; appropriating money.

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

Norton, Thissen, Gottwalt, Abeler, Huntley and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 1308, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring uniform technology and data standards for local public health agencies; appropriating money from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62J.495, subdivision 1.

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

Lieder, Beard, Hornstein, Morrow and Hortman introduced:

H. F. 1309, A bill for an act relating to transportation appropriations; appropriating money for transportation, Metropolitan Council, and public safety activities and programs; providing for fund transfers, contingent appropriations, and tort claims; providing for various fees and accounts; reducing appropriation for bridge collapse and other highway construction projects for fiscal year 2009; making technical and clarifying changes; amending Laws 2008, chapter 152, article 1, section 5.

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

Seifert by request introduced:

H. F. 1310, A bill for an act relating to pupil transportation; requiring crossing arms on school buses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.57, subdivision 6; 169.447, by adding a subdivision.

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

Howes introduced:

H. F. 1311, A bill for an act relating to contracts; regulating construction contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 337.10, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding a subdivision.

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

Lesch, Lanning, Hosch and Laine introduced:

H. F. 1312, A bill for an act relating to public safety; continuing and expanding the homeless outreach grant program; appropriating money; 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 Policy and Oversight.

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1313, A bill for an act relating to human services, allocating wages paid to patients of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 246B.05, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 246B.06, subdivisions 1, 6.

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

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1314, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; changing provisions on licensure of nutritionists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 148.624, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 148.627, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

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

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1315, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring state prepaid health care programs to contract for services on a single-plan basis; requiring a report; 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.

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1316, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Stillwater flood control; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Bly, Kath, Tillberry and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1317, A bill for an act relating to education; enlisting retired teachers to help support newly licensed teachers in developing their teaching practice and improving students' learning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.413, subdivision 2; 122A.60, subdivisions 1a, 3.

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

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1318, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring commissioner to establish a MinnesotaCare demonstration project to allow flexibility in the delivery of benefits; requiring a health benefits account to be established for each demonstration project participant; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256L.

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

Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 1319, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Big Lake Regional Ice Center.

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

Swails, Peppin, Hosch, Abeler, Winkler, Lanning and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 1320, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting pharmacists from substituting epilepsy drugs without prior consent and notification; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.

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

Clark, Kahn, Huntley and Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 1321, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting the taking of mourning doves; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 97A.015, subdivision 24; 97B.731, by adding a subdivision.

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

Thissen introduced:

H. F. 1322, A bill for an act relating to health information technology; creating certain requirements for the use of federal funding; requiring legislative approval of a plan; limiting the appropriation of federal funds.

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

Rukavina and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 1323, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for water plant improvements in the city of Hoyt Lakes; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1324, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing the commissioner of education to waive the General Education Development (GED) test fee under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.55.

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

Doty, Ward and Jackson introduced:

H. F. 1325, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the county geologic atlas program.

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

Rukavina, Clark, Mahoney and Sertich introduced:

H. F. 1326, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; establishing an emergency employment development program; providing wage subsidies; appropriating money.

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

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 1327, A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying early retirement initiative; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 356.351, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Thissen; Lanning; Murphy, E.; Bly; Abeler; Mullery; Hayden; Davnie; Kahn and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1328, A bill for an act relating to public health; addressing youth violence as a public health problem; coordinating and aligning prevention and intervention programs addressing risk factors of youth violence; 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.

Hosch introduced:

H. F. 1329, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying personal care assistance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144A.44, subdivision 2; 256B.0655, subdivisions 1b, 1g, 2, 3, 7; 626.556, subdivision 3c, 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.

Benson and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1330, A bill for an act relating to education; directing the state of Minnesota to end participation in the No Child Left Behind Act.

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

Benson introduced:

H. F. 1331, A bill for an act relating to education finance; adjusting the qualification criteria for the alternative facilities bonding and levy program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.59, subdivision 1.

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

Benson, Ward and Clark introduced:

H. F. 1332, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to food shelves and for food stamp outreach.

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

Gardner introduced:

H. F. 1333, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the additional financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of certain obligations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1334, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance treatment of certain life insurance policies; modifying rates nursing facilities may charge private paying residents; authorizing payment for certain long-term care employer health insurance costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245A.11, subdivision 2; 256B.441, by adding a subdivision; 256B.48, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

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

Gunther and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1335, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for waste water treatment piping in the city of Winnebago; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1336, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income taxes; providing for a small wind turbine investment tax credit; 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.

Mahoney, Lesch and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 1337, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for redevelopment of the former 3M site in St. Paul.

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

Norton; Murphy, E.; Brod and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1338, A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the definition for standard reference compendia; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62Q.525, subdivision 2.

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

Ruud, Sterner, Davnie and Benson introduced:

H. F. 1339, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying provisions governing operation of wireless communications device while operating motor vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.475; 171.05, subdivision 2b; 171.055, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.443, subdivision 9.

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

Mariani and Norton introduced:

H. F. 1340, A bill for an act relating to education; creating an alternative teacher preparation program and a resident teacher license for qualified nontraditional candidates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

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

Thissen, Gottwalt, Abeler and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1341, A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions in the newborn screening program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.386, subdivision 3; 144.125, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions.

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

Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1342, A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the requirements for certain on-sale liquor sales at the University of Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.404, subdivision 4a.

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

Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1343, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying law on inattentive driving and failure to exercise due care; providing for enhanced criminal penalties for certain traffic violations that result in personal injury or property damage; requiring commissioner of public safety to include information on inattentive driving in driver's manual; requiring distribution of traffic law summary to peace officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.89, by adding subdivisions; 171.13, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

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

Abeler and Atkins introduced:

H. F. 1344, A bill for an act relating to commerce; clarifying the application of usury laws to certain loans related to a right to sue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 334.01, by adding a subdivision.

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

Abeler, Atkins, Loeffler and Ruud introduced:

H. F. 1345, A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting certain claims processing practices by third-party administrators of health coverage plans; regulating health claims clearinghouses; providing a time limit on insurer audits of health claims payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 60A.23, subdivision 8; 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.

Abeler and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 1346, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioners of health and human services to develop and implement certification standards for obstetric health care homes; requiring the commissioners to provide payments for the coordination of obstetric services; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.0751, subdivisions 3, 7, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0752, subdivision 2; 256B.0753, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Seifert introduced:

H. F. 1347, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing governing bodies of counties and home rule charter and statutory cities to reduce their salaries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 375.055, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 412.111; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 410.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 1348, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from the clean water fund for a water quality pilot program on Green Lake in Kandiyohi County.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 1349, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying requirements under crime victim rights law to include victims of criminal sexual conduct to receive information regarding orders for protection and restraining orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 611A.0315, subdivision 1.

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

Norton introduced:

H. F. 1350, A bill for an act relating to insurance; amending the fair claims processing act as it applies to certain automobile insurance claims; providing certain rights for third-party claimants in insurance settlement of claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 72A.201, subdivision 6.

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

Winkler, Hilty and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1351, A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain absentee ballot requirements and provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.04, subdivisions 1, 6; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.06, subdivision 3; 203B.07, subdivision 3; 203B.08, subdivisions 2, 3; 203B.12; 203B.23, subdivision 2; 203B.24, subdivision 1; 203B.26; 204B.45, subdivision 2; 204B.46; 204C.10; 204C.13, subdivision 6; 204C.27; 204C.30, by adding a subdivision; 204C.33, subdivisions 1, 3; 205.185, subdivision 3; 205A.10, subdivisions 2, 3; 206.89, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.04, subdivision 5; 203B.10; 203B.13; 203B.25.

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

Clark, Rukavina, Persell, Laine and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1352, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions of the cancer surveillance system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.3806, subdivision 14; 144.671.

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

Clark, Mariani and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1353, A bill for an act relating to education; implementing an education campaign for fragrance-free schools in the Minneapolis school district.

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

Clark introduced:

H. F. 1354, A bill for an act relating to housing; authorizing nonprofit housing bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462A.36, by adding subdivisions.

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

Newton and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1355, A bill for an act relating to education finance; 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.

Newton, Kalin and Sterner introduced:

H. F. 1356, A bill for an act relating to transportation; public transit; allowing use of public transit free of charge for disabled veterans and current, uniformed members on active service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 174.24, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision; 473.384, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision.

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

Koenen introduced:

H. F. 1357, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying vehicle width and axle requirements for transporting manufactured home; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.80, subdivision 2; 169.828, subdivision 1.

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

Mahoney and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 1358, A bill for an act relating to retirement; amending certain coverage provisions; making certain technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 352D.02, subdivisions 1, 3.

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

Peterson, Greiling, Lanning and Swails introduced:

H. F. 1359, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to offer at least two academic years of elective high school level world languages courses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.022, subdivision 1; 120B.023, subdivision 2.

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

Bigham, Hilstrom and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1360, A bill for an act relating to civil law; extending civil immunity to municipalities that donate public safety equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 466.03, by adding a subdivision.

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

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1361, A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing prenatal alcohol or drug use prevention appropriation; amending Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 19, section 3, subdivision 4.

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

Huntley introduced:

H. F. 1362, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner to apply for federal funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256D.051, subdivision 2a.

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

Dean introduced:

H. F. 1363, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating the liability of certain health care providers for providing emergency care and treatment; regulating affidavits of expert review in malpractice actions against health care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 145.682, subdivisions 2, 3, 6; 604A.01, subdivision 2.

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

Gunther and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 1364, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; requiring certain training for school district boiler operators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.974.

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

Sertich and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 1365, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing special plates for retired firefighters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.12, subdivision 2b, by adding a subdivision.

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

Abeler, Thao and Hosch introduced:

H. F. 1366, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; changing licensing provisions for social work; reducing certain fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148D.010, subdivisions 9, 15, by adding subdivisions; 148D.025, subdivisions 2, 3; 148D.061, subdivisions 6, 8; 148D.062, subdivision 2; 148D.063, subdivision 2; 148D.125, subdivisions 1, 3; 148D.180, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; 148E.010, subdivisions 11, 17, by adding subdivisions; 148E.025, subdivisions 2, 3; 148E.055, subdivision 5; 148E.100, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 148E.105, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 7, by adding a subdivision; 148E.106, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, by adding a subdivision; 148E.110, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; 148E.115, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 148E.120; 148E.125, subdivisions 1, 3; 148E.130, subdivisions 2, 5, by adding a subdivision; 148E.165, subdivision 1; 148E.180, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148D.062, subdivision 5; 148D.125, subdivision 2; 148D.180, subdivision 8; 148E.106, subdivision 6; 148E.125, subdivision 2.

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

Juhnke, McNamara, Faust, Magnus and Eken introduced:

H. F. 1367, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing provisions of the Minnesota Noxious Weed Law; establishing a fund; providing for grants; creating an advisory committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 18.75; 18.76; 18.77, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, by adding subdivisions; 18.78, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 18.79; 18.80, subdivision 1; 18.81, subdivision 1; 18.82, subdivisions 1, 3; 18.83; 18.84, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 18.86; 18.87; 18.88; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 18.81, subdivision 3.

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

Simon introduced:

H. F. 1368, A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; requiring the attorney general to maintain a consumer complaint database; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 8.32, by adding a subdivision.

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

Simon introduced:

H. F. 1369, A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending time for establishment of special service districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 428A.101.

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

Abeler and Thissen introduced:

H. F. 1370, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing eligibility requirements for medical assistance and MinnesotaCare; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.056, subdivisions 3, 3c; 256L.17, subdivision 3.

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

Kahn, Hausman, Rukavina, Sailer and Davids introduced:

H. F. 1371, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Humanities Center.

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

Gardner, Dill, Gunther and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 1372, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying Infectious Waste Control Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116.78, subdivision 4.

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

Gardner and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 1373, A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating Minnesota Council on Transportation Access to improve availability and coordination of services to the transit public; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.

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

Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1374, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing stable undergraduate tuition rates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 136F; 137.

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

Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1375, A bill for an act relating to public finance; eliminating authority of municipalities to issue bonds for certain other postemployment benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 475.51, subdivision 4; 475.52, subdivision 6; 475.58, subdivision 1.

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

Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1376, A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating the concentration factor in compensatory revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 126C.05, subdivision 3; 126C.10, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.10, subdivision 3.

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

Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1377, A bill for an act relating to local government; removing authority of cities to own municipal liquor stores; requiring divestiture; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 340A.601; 340A.602; 340A.603; 340A.604; 426.19; 426.20; 471.6985.

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

Morrow, Winkler, Marquart and Doty introduced:

H. F. 1378, A bill for an act relating to natural disasters; establishing local disaster assistance program and local disaster fund; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12.

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

Nelson, Poppe, Mahoney and Holberg introduced:

H. F. 1379, A bill for an act relating to real property; providing for waiver of storage of abandoned property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 504B.271, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 1380, A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for an alternatives analysis of a commuter rail line between Northfield and St. Paul.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 1381, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring drug screening for MFIP eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.15, 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.

Demmer introduced:

H. F. 1382, A bill for an act relating to education; removing certain restrictions on distribution of staff development revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 122A.61, subdivision 1.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1383, A bill for an act relating to retirement; extending Fairmont Police Relief Association amortization target date from 2010 to 2020; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 69.77, subdivision 4.

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

Gunther and Cornish introduced:

H. F. 1384, A bill for an act relating to education; increasing minimum revenue to school districts for various youth and community education programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 124D.135, subdivision 1; 124D.20, subdivisions 3, 4, 4a.

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

Gunther and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 1385, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater treatment infrastructure in Odin and Ormsby; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Gunther and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 1386, A bill for an act relating to education finance; suspending mandates on school districts for fiscal years 2010 and 2011.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1387, A bill for an act relating to education; removing set-aside for student health personnel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.44.

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

Carlson, Huntley and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1388, A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for a nursing facility in Golden Valley providing residential rehabilitative services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.

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

Scalze, Gardner and Peterson introduced:

H. F. 1389, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying certain levy limit provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 275.70, subdivision 5; 275.71, subdivision 4.

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

Atkins and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 1390, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to better public land and other improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for the swing bridge in Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Emmer introduced:

H. F. 1391, A bill for an act relating to health care; prohibiting the use of a broker for medical transportation services; allowing county social workers to make level-of-need determinations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256.045, by adding a subdivision; 256B.04, subdivision 14a; 256B.0625, subdivisions 17, 18, 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.

Lesch, Olin and Paymar introduced:

H. F. 1392, A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing for an omnibus sexual conduct technical review bill; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.341, subdivision 11; 609.342, subdivision 1; 609.343, subdivision 1; 609.3455, by adding a subdivision.

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

Kelly, Drazkowski and Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 1393, A bill for an act relating to landfills; modifying provisions of landfill cleanup program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115B.39, subdivision 2; 115B.40, subdivision 6.

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

Hayden; Mullery; Johnson; Murphy, M., and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 1394, A bill for an act relating to real property; specifying notice requirements; modifying provisions governing the reduced redemption period for abandoned property; establishing a duty to protect vacant foreclosed property under certain circumstances; providing for the imposition of fines for failure to maintain property; altering the posting requirement for trespassing on construction sites; modifying provisions governing public nuisances; imposing civil and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 463.251, subdivision 2; 580.04; 582.031; 582.032, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.605, subdivision 1; 617.80, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 617.81, subdivisions 2, 4.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1395, A bill for an act relating to real property; modifying procedures relating to uses and conveyances of tax-forfeited property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 282.01, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1c, 1d, 2, 3, 4, 7, 7a, by adding a subdivision; 287.2205; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 282.01, subdivisions 1b, 9, 10, 11.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. 1396, A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; authorizing courts to include pets and companion animals in protective orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 518B.01, subdivisions 6, 7.

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

Hilstrom, Carlson, Smith, Champion, Simon, Loon, Loeffler, Zellers and Emmer introduced:

H. F. 1397, A bill for an act relating to courts; providing the Fourth Judicial District with fiscal flexibility as to the location of court facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 484.91, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 383B.65, subdivision 2.

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

Winkler introduced:

H. F. 1398, A bill for an act relating to publication of official notices; authorizing an alternative to newspaper publication; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 331A.03, 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.

Clark introduced:

H. F. 1399, A bill for an act relating to employment; amending the Minnesota Labor Relations Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 181.87, by adding a subdivision.

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

Kalin, Magnus, Reinert, Dettmer, Bigham, Severson, Newton, Juhnke, Koenen, Lieder, Otremba, Olin, Persell and Ward introduced:

H. F. 1400, A bill for an act relating to veterans; declaring June 13, 2009, Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.

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

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1401, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; amending requirements for person operating a bicycle to stop at stop sign or traffic-control signal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.222, by adding a subdivision.

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

Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 1402, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5; providing for public debt to be incurred for public information technology systems, licenses, and infrastructure.

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

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 1403, A bill for an act relating to aid and credits; modifying the local government aid appropriation and reinstating offsets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 477A.014, by adding subdivisions; 477A.03, subdivisions 2a, 5.

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

Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 1404, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing limited eligibility for benefits during a voluntary leave; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268.

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