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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Monday, March 07, 2011


The following House Files were introduced:

Vogel, Beard and Eken introduced:

H. F. 880, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing special overweight permits for hauling construction aggregate; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.

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

Hilstrom and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 881, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; creating a waiting period for legislation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

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

McNamara, Cornish, Wagenius, Hansen and Knuth introduced:

H. F. 882, A bill for an act relating to waters; requiring urban storm water retention pond buffers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103F.

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

Greiling; Carlson; Kath; Benson, J.; Davnie; Mullery; Brynaert; Anzelc and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 883, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying role of commissioner of education in approving, certifying, and recertifying online learning providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 124D.095, subdivision 7.

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

Laine, Hausman, Gruenhagen, McDonald, Franson, Hilstrom, Slocum and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 884, A bill for an act relating to accountability in health care program contracts; requiring competitive bids and audits; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 885, A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 857, Lewiston; amending Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 6, article 5, section 10, subdivision 4.

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

Lanning and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 886, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for compulsive gambling.

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

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 887, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct a new dam in the Lake Titlow Watershed District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Morrow and Brynaert introduced:

H. F. 888, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a collaboration grant; appropriating money.

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

Beard introduced:

H. F. 889, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing a license for Raceway Park.

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

Quam, Davids, Norton and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 890, A bill for an act relating to the city of Rochester; modifying its local sales and use tax authority; amending Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 8, section 43, subdivisions 3, as amended, 4, as amended, 5, as amended.

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

Davnie; Slawik; Peterson, S., and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 891, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a school district levy for early learning programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

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

Hamilton; Mack; Murphy, E., and Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 892, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying set-aside requirements in certain circumstances; placing requirements on the commissioner when establishing rate setting methodology; instructing the commissioner to eliminate duplicative and outdated standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 245A.11, subdivision 2a; 245B.07, subdivision 1; 245C.04, subdivisions 1, 6; 245C.05, subdivision 7; 245C.17, subdivision 2; 245C.22, subdivision 5; 256B.4912, subdivision 2; 256D.44, subdivision 5; Laws 2009, chapter 79, article 8, section 81.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 893, A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; appropriating money for the Vinland Center for rehabilitation services.

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

Mazorol; Drazkowski; Anderson, S.; Daudt; Sanders and Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 894, A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; modifying the limitation on damages for noneconomic detriment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 65B.51, subdivision 3.

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

Hoppe and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 895, A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying certain insurance notices and authorizations to collect information; regulating certain insurance appraisers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 60C.21, subdivision 1; 65A.12, subdivision 2; 72A.501; 72A.502, subdivision 1.

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

Fritz introduced:

H. F. 896, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Medford to impose a local sales and use tax.

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

Winkler; McFarlane; Anderson, P.; Kiel; Murphy, M.; Bills and Davids introduced:

H. F. 897, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for arts education best practices networks.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Legacy Funding Division.

McFarlane; Hackbarth; Scalze; McNamara; Wagenius; Greene; Loeffler; Lillie; Slocum; Greiling; Carlson; Davnie; Kahn; Johnson; Hausman; Hornstein; Hansen; Winkler; Hoppe; Kriesel; Loon; Garofalo; Doepke; Anderson, D.; Sanders; Mack; Atkins; Stensrud; Slawik; Mahoney; Benson, J.; Knuth; Smith; Anderson, S., and Dean introduced:

H. F. 898, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from the parks and trails fund for metropolitan regional parks.

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

McDonald, Norton, Fritz, Urdahl, Gottwalt, Mack, Hosch and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 899, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to propose statutory changes to address frequency of medical assistance eligibility assessments for nonemergency medical transportation and the length of time a recipient is deemed eligible for special transportation.

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

Abeler and Benson, M. introduced:

H. F. 900, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the Board of Trustees of MnSCU to implement a policy on credit transfers; requiring a report to the legislature.

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

Dill, Rukavina, Anzelc, Hackbarth and McNamara introduced:

H. F. 901, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying certain wetland replacement requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 103G.222, subdivision 1.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 902, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the ownership requirements that apply to certain homestead resorts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 273.13, subdivision 22.

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

Mullery, Rukavina, Hayden, Mariani and Champion introduced:

H. F. 903, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for community-based workforce development; appropriating money.

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

Lanning and Davids introduced:

H. F. 904, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing contract authority to commissioner of revenue; regulating abusive transfer pricing schemes.

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

Hamilton, McElfatrick, Abeler, Swedzinski, Schomacker, Kiel, Murdock, Eken, Mariani, Kath and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 905, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing policies for youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.

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

Rukavina, Melin, Anzelc and Dill introduced:

H. F. 906, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring commissioner of transportation to make a decision on alternative route for State Highway 53.

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

Rukavina and Melin introduced:

H. F. 907, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water and wastewater system 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 State Government Finance.

Torkelson and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 908, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Wetland Conservation Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 103G.005, by adding a subdivision; 103G.2212; 103G.222, subdivision 3; 103G.2242, subdivisions 2a, 6, 7, 9, 12, 14, by adding a subdivision; 103G.2251; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.

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

Murphy, M. and Davids introduced:

H. F. 909, A bill for an act relating to local sales tax; requesting Department of Revenue to report on use of zip codes in collecting local sales taxes.

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

Murphy, M. and Davids introduced:

H. F. 910, A bill for an act relating to the city of Hermantown; modifying its current local sales tax rate; amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 2, section 29, subdivision 1, as amended.

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

Quam and Benson, M. introduced:

H. F. 911, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements related to Trunk Highway 52 in Rochester; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Abeler, Franson and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 912, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a requirement for special family day care homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 245A.14, subdivision 4.

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

Slawik; Huntley; Greiling; Peterson, S., and Brynaert introduced:

H. F. 913, A bill for an act relating to education; continuing implementation of quality rating and improvement system for child care; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 119B.13, subdivision 3a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

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

Hilty, Mariani, Clark, Falk, Mahoney, Slocum, Nelson, Hausman, Anzelc, Liebling, Wagenius, Koenen, Hayden, Brynaert, Kahn, Johnson, Hornstein and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 914, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by adding a section; defining the term "person."

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

Beard and Woodard introduced:

H. F. 915, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Scott County Regional Public Safety Training Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hilty, Davids and Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 916, A bill for an act relating to taxes; authorizing the city of Cloquet to impose a local sales tax.

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

Melin, Rukavina and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 917, A bill for an act relating to St. Louis county; county fair; tax status of fairgrounds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 383C.16, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 383C.

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

Kahn, Lillie, Hornstein, Hausman and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 918, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring bicycle operators under age 16 to wear protective headgear; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.222, subdivision 6.

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

Urdahl, Ward, Howes, Hausman and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 919, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for state trail acquisition and development; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Myhra; Howes; Beard; Anderson, D., and Woodard introduced:

H. F. 920, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for interchange at Trunk Highway 13 and County State-Aid Highway 5 in Dakota County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Leidiger, Cornish, Bills and Kiel introduced:

H. F. 921, A bill for an act relating to crime; clarifying targeted misdemeanors to include no contact order misdemeanor violations for the purpose of requiring fingerprinting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 299C.10, subdivision 1.

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

Kiel, Beard, Atkins, Stensrud, McDonald, Leidiger, Vogel and McFarlane introduced:

H. F. 922, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allowing collector emergency vehicles to display and use nonconforming colored lights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.64, subdivision 2.

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

Kiel, Lanning and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 923, A bill for an act relating to education; amending the definition of public employee to include replacement employees who are employed for more than 50 days as a replacement teacher or faculty member; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 179A.03, subdivision 14.

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

Barrett, Abeler and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 924, A bill for an act relating to state government; consolidating the Departments of Health and Human Services; changing the name to Department of Health and Human Services; requiring a report.

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

Barrett, Crawford and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 925, A bill for an act relating to state government; revising procedures for public purchasing from corrections industries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 16B.181, subdivision 2; 16B.335, subdivision 3; 16C.10, subdivision 5.

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

Gottwalt; Huntley; Hosch; Abeler; Kiffmeyer; Gruenhagen; Murphy, E., and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 926, A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions for evaluation of health coverage mandates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 62J.26.

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

Abeler introduced:

H. F. 927, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to seek a waiver from the federal government to reform the medical assistance program; setting guidelines for the reformed medical assistance program; providing for rulemaking authority; requiring reports; 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 and Human Services Finance.

Falk introduced:

H. F. 928, A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying the additional local share of certain publicly owned nursing facility costs; clarifying a publicly owned nursing facility payment rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 256B.19, subdivision 1e; 256B.441, subdivision 55a.

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

Falk and Koenen introduced:

H. F. 929, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for special "MN supports family farmers" license plates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Falk, Eken and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 930, A bill for an act relating to taxation; prohibiting sales of tax-forfeited lands to owners of certain property; requiring county auditors to file lists of delinquent real estate taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 282.016.

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

Falk, Hilty and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 931, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring Legislative Energy Commission to examine issue of permanent storage of spent nuclear fuel produced by nuclear-powered electric generating plants.

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

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 932, A bill for an act relating to education; lane changes for teachers earning master's degrees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

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

Smith, Cornish, Johnson, Mullery, Shimanski, Paymar and Kelly introduced:

H. F. 933, A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying and recodifying certain provisions and modifying certain definitions in the prostitution laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 609.321, subdivisions 4, 8, 9; 609.324, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding subdivisions.

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

Garofalo introduced:

H. F. 934, A bill for an act relating to education finance; removing an obsolete reference; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 126C.10, subdivision 2b.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 935, A bill for an act relating to taxation; repealing requirement that commissioner of revenue delay corporate refunds; repealing Laws 2010, First Special Session chapter 1, article 13, section 6.

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

Holberg, Zellers and Dean introduced:

H. F. 936, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting abortions at or after 20 weeks gestational age unless certain exceptions apply; providing civil and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 145.4131, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 8; 145.

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

Schomacker and Hosch introduced:

H. F. 937, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain nursing facility provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 12A.10, by adding a subdivision; 144A.071, subdivisions 3, 4a; 144A.073, subdivision 3c, by adding a subdivision; 256B.431, subdivision 26; 256B.437, subdivision 4; 256B.441, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144A.073, subdivisions 4, 5.

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

Schomacker and Hosch introduced:

H. F. 938, A bill for an act relating to state government; allowing nursing facility and home care agency employees to buy into the state long-term care insurance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 43A.318, subdivision 1.

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

Westrom; Gunther; Drazkowski; Anderson, P.; Nornes; Barrett; Hackbarth; Buesgens; Swedzinski; Murdock; Hancock; Beard; Dettmer; Franson; Runbeck; Gruenhagen; Holberg; Shimanski; Anderson, B.; Benson, M.; Wardlow; Torkelson; Peppin; LeMieur; Mack; Zellers; Dean and Leidiger introduced:

H. F. 939, A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring the commissioner of corrections to issue a request for proposals for housing individuals committed to the custody of the commissioner in private prisons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 241.01, subdivision 3a.

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

Mack, Hosch, Loeffler and Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 940, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying personal care assistance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 256B.0625, subdivision 19a; 256B.0652, subdivision 6.

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

Persell, Hausman and Howes introduced:

H. F. 941, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Headwaters Regional Center for Science, History, Culture, and the Arts; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 942, A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Grand Rapids to impose a local sales tax; adjusting the local government aid payment to the city.

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

Simon introduced:

H. F. 943, A bill for an act relating to building officials; establishing the Building Code Administrators and Inspections Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 326B.133, subdivisions 2, 3, 8, 9; 326B.135, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 944, A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing requirement relating to evaluation of actuarial soundness of managed health care contracts; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.69, subdivision 5k.

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

Petersen, B.; Garofalo; Anderson, S.; Downey and Kieffer introduced:

H. F. 945, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying teacher licensure, evaluations, and tenure; authorizing rulemaking; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 120B.35, subdivision 1; 120B.36, subdivision 1; 122A.18, by adding a subdivision; 122A.40, subdivisions 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, by adding a subdivision; 122A.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 14; 122A.60; 122A.61, subdivision 1; 123B.09, subdivision 8; 123B.143, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

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

Loeffler and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 946, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; conforming to the federal extension of the deduction for qualified tuition and related expenses for tax year 2010; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.01, subdivisions 19, 19a.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 947, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying alternative teacher pay system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 122A.414, subdivisions 1a, 2, 2a, 2b.

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

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 948, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring toll facility on segment of Highway 169; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.

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

Gruenhagen and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 949, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring compliance with all federal health coverage mandates; repealing all mandated health benefits under state law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 62Q.021; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 62A.041, subdivisions 1, 2; 62A.0411; 62A.042; 62A.043; 62A.047; 62A.048; 62A.14; 62A.141; 62A.145; 62A.146; 62A.147; 62A.148; 62A.149, subdivision 1; 62A.15; 62A.151; 62A.152; 62A.153; 62A.154; 62A.155; 62A.17, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 5b, 6; 62A.20; 62A.21, subdivisions 1, 2a, 2b, 3; 62A.25; 62A.26; 62A.265; 62A.27; 62A.28; 62A.285, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 62A.30; 62A.302; 62A.304; 62A.305; 62A.307; 62A.3075; 62A.308; 62A.3091; 62A.3092; 62A.3093; 62D.101; 62D.102; 62D.103; 62D.105; 62D.107; 62Q.19; 62Q.23; 62Q.47; 62Q.471; 62Q.50; 62Q.525; 62Q.527; 62Q.53; 62Q.535; 62Q.545; 62Q.55; 62Q.66; 62Q.67; 62Q.675.

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

Gruenhagen, Scott and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 950, A resolution urging the members of the United States Congress to propose the Parental Rights Amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights.

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