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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Wednesday, March 07, 2012


The following House Files were introduced:

Greiling and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 2700, A bill for an act relating to campaign finance and public disclosure; modifying definition of associated business; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 10A.01, subdivision 5.

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

Holberg and Scott introduced:

H. F. 2701, A bill for an act relating to data practices; providing for expedited requests; requiring certain subcontracts be filed with a government entity; making other miscellaneous changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.03, subdivision 3; 13.05, by adding a subdivision; 13.072, subdivisions 1, 2; 13.43, subdivision 1; 16C.05, subdivision 2; 471.345, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.7931, subdivision 6; 84.0874.

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

Slocum introduced:

H. F. 2702, A bill for an act relating to limited liability companies; providing for the creation and operation of low-profit limited liability companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 322B.03, by adding a subdivision; 322B.115, subdivision 1; 322B.12, subdivision 1; 322B.833, subdivision 1; 322B.843, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 322B.

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

Daudt and Quam introduced:

H. F. 2703, A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating name changes by civilly committed sex offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 259.13, subdivision 1.

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

Daudt, Simon, Garofalo and Loon introduced:

H. F. 2704, A bill for an act relating to elections; changing the date of the state primary from August to June; changing the date of primary elections conducted by a political subdivision, in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 204B.14, subdivision 4; 204B.21, subdivision 1; 204D.03, subdivision 1; 204D.09, subdivision 1; 204D.28, subdivision 5; 205.065, subdivisions 1, 2; 205A.03, subdivisions 1, 2; 205A.11, subdivision 2a; 206.61, subdivision 5; 206.82, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 204B.14, subdivision 2; 205A.06, subdivision 1a.

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

Mazorol and Simon introduced:

H. F. 2705, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating closing agents; exempting a licensed attorney and a direct employee of a licensed attorney from the licensing requirements for closing agents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 82.641, subdivision 1.

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

Kriesel, Lesch, Scalze, Cornish, Kelly, Atkins and Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 2706, A bill for an act relating to crime; expanding grant awards for the prevention of automobile theft and financial crimes; transferring funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 65B.84, subdivisions 1, 3; 168A.40, subdivision 4; 299A.681, subdivisions 2, 7, 10.

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

Lenczewski and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 2707, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; eliminating the marriage penalty in the standard deduction; eliminating foreign operating corporations; repealing the deduction for foreign royalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 289A.08, subdivision 3; 290.01, subdivision 19d; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.17, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b, 19c; 290.0675, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 290.01, subdivision 6b; 290.0921, subdivision 7.

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

Holberg, Hornstein, Mazorol, Beard and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 2708, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying certain requirements governing priced highway lanes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 160.93, by adding subdivisions.

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

Morrow and Banaian introduced:

H. F. 2709, A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying information requirements for course materials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 135A.25, subdivision 2; 136F.58, subdivision 2.

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

McElfatrick and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 2710, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying well regulation to include bored geothermal heat exchangers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 103I.005, subdivisions 2, 8, 12, by adding a subdivision; 103I.101, subdivisions 2, 5; 103I.105; 103I.111, subdivision 8; 103I.205, subdivision 4; 103I.325, subdivision 2; 103I.501; 103I.531, subdivision 5; 103I.535, subdivision 6; 103I.641; 103I.711, subdivision 1; 103I.715, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 103I.208, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103I.

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

Quam, Winkler, O'Driscoll, Beard and Simon introduced:

H. F. 2711, A bill for an act relating to open meeting law; providing that certain communications on social media are not meetings under the law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13D.01, subdivision 2.

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

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 2712, A bill for an act relating to emergency medical services; permitting local units of government to designate primary services areas and assign ambulance service to the area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 144E.06; 144E.10, subdivision 2.

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

Liebling, Slawik and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 2713, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting smoking in residences that provide foster care for children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144.414, by adding a subdivision.

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

Woodard introduced:

H. F. 2714, A bill for an act relating to education; fostering charter school accountability and success; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 124D.11, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 124D.10, subdivisions 4, 6, 10, 11, 15, 23; 124D.11, subdivision 9.

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

Schomacker, Hamilton, Abeler and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 2715, A bill for an act relating to human services; creating critical access nursing facility designation; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.

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

Schomacker, Abeler, Hamilton, Drazkowski, Hosch and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 2716, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying nursing facility moratorium exceptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144A.073, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144A.073, subdivision 9.

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

Schomacker, Hamilton, Abeler and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 2717, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying nursing facility Medicare certification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 256B.434, subdivision 10; 256B.48, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.48, subdivision 6.

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

Peppin and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 2718, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Mississippi River management plan; providing for certain minimum standards for future critical area ordinance approval; providing for certain classifications within the Mississippi River corridor critical area.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2719, A bill for an act relating to liquor; providing an exemption from Minnesota alcohol license requirements for out-of-state small craft brewers in limited circumstances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.

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

Banaian introduced:

H. F. 2720, A bill for an act relating to state government; making changes to budget preparation requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16A.10.

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

Abeler and Murphy, E. introduced:

H. F. 2721, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying requirements for the medical assistance spenddown; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.056, subdivision 5.

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

Mazorol, Dean, Wardlow, Champion and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 2722, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating the liability of certain municipal employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 466.04, subdivision 1a.

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

Woodard, Kriesel, Smith, Moran, Melin, Gauthier, Davnie and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 2723, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing the expungement of criminal records for certain individuals who have received stays of adjudication or diversion; authorizing expungements without petitions in certain cases where charges were dismissed against a person upon prosecutorial approval and with victim notification; requiring persons petitioning for an expungement to provide a copy of the criminal complaint or police report; authorizing the opening of certain expunged records without a court hearing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 609A.02, subdivision 3; 609A.03, subdivisions 2, 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609A.

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

Eken introduced:

H. F. 2724, A bill for an act relating to energy; utilities; joint ventures; Indian tribes; expanding joint venture authority to include Indian tribes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 452.25, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 6.

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

Sanders introduced:

H. F. 2725, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating industrial loan and thrift companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 53.01; 53.015; 53.02; 53.03; 53.04, subdivisions 1, 3a; 53.06; 53.08; 53.09, subdivision 1.

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

Runbeck and Laine introduced:

H. F. 2726, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying county fees for licensing inspections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 245A.10, subdivision 2.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 2727, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for policy for prekindergarten through grade 12 education, including general education, education excellence, and special programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 120A.20, subdivision 2; 120A.22, subdivisions 4, 11; 122A.415, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 122A.416; 123B.36, subdivision 1; 123B.92, subdivision 3; 124D.08, by adding a subdivision; 124D.09, subdivision 22; 125A.14; 125A.19; 125A.515, subdivision 1; 126C.13, subdivision 4; 127A.47, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 120A.24, subdivisions 1, 2; 120B.30, subdivision 1; 124D.10, subdivisions 1, 4, 6, 13, 14, 25; 126C.10, subdivision 1; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 11, article 2, section 50, subdivision 16; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 125A.16; 125A.80; 126C.10, subdivisions 34, 35, 36; 127A.47, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

Abeler and Lesch introduced:

H. F. 2728, A bill for an act relating to human services; changing human services legal provisions; modifying provisions related to human services licensing, licensing data, and the Office of Inspector General; amending the Human Services Background Studies Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.46, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 13.82, subdivision 1; 245A.04, subdivisions 1, 7, 11, by adding a subdivision; 245A.05; 245A.07, subdivision 3; 245A.08, subdivision 2a; 245A.14, subdivision 11, by adding a subdivision; 245A.146, subdivisions 2, 3; 245A.18, subdivision 1; 245A.22, subdivision 2; 245A.66, subdivisions 2, 3; 245C.03, subdivision 1; 245C.04, subdivision 1; 245C.05, subdivisions 2, 4, 7, by adding a subdivision; 245C.07; 245C.16, subdivision 1; 245C.17, subdivision 2; 245C.22, subdivision 5; 245C.24, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256B.04, subdivision 21; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 9503.0150, item E.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

Loon introduced:

H. F. 2729, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; appropriating money for the parent-child home program; amending Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 11, article 7, section 2, subdivision 8.

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

Lanning introduced:

H. F. 2730, A bill for an act relating to state government; renaming and extending the Ladder Out of Poverty Task Force; modifying its duties; amending Laws 2010, chapter 374, section 1.

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

Torkelson, Hilty and Beard introduced:

H. F. 2731, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring an assessment and grant for the purpose of community energy technical assistance and outreach.

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

Sanders; Dill; Anderson, S., and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 2732, A bill for an act relating to occupational licensing; modifying electrical licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 326B.31, subdivision 14, by adding subdivisions; 326B.33, subdivision 19, by adding a subdivision.

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

Anderson, B. introduced:

H. F. 2733, A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing research and development facilities and uses as conditional uses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 394.301, by adding a subdivision; 462.357, by adding a subdivision.

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

Anderson, B. introduced:

H. F. 2734, A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to enact legislation and take other federal government action related to interim storage of used nuclear fuel.

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

Franson introduced:

H. F. 2735, A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the city aid base for certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.

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

Murdock, Sanders and Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 2736, A bill for an act relating to public safety; motor vehicles; motor vehicle dealer regulations; expanding the class of eligible buyers for junked vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 168.27, subdivisions 2, 3, 3c; 168A.151, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7400.5300, subpart 3.

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

Murphy, E.; Mahoney; Laine; Clark; Kahn; Huntley; Liebling; Norton; Allen; Moran; Paymar; Benson, J.; Thissen and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2737, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring health plans to cover contraceptive methods, sterilization, and related medical services, patient education, and counseling without enrollee cost-sharing; providing certain exceptions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

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

Kiffmeyer; Peppin; Dean; Benson, M.; McElfatrick; Lohmer; Gruenhagen; Franson and McDonald introduced:

H. F. 2738, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, section 1; requiring voters to present photographic identification; providing photographic identification to voters at no charge; requiring equal verification standards for all voters.

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

Murphy, E.; Liebling; Moran; Fritz and Allen introduced:

H. F. 2739, A bill for an act relating to insurance; creating the Minnesota Health Benefits Exchange and specifying its functions and duties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.

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

Torkelson and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 2740, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for restoration of the Ramsey Park Swayback Bridge in Redwood County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Anderson, P.; Eken; Torkelson; Hamilton and Falk introduced:

H. F. 2741, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending certain ethanol minimum content dates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 239.791, subdivision 1a.

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

Morrow, Davids, Hamilton and Kath introduced:

H. F. 2742, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property taxes; modifying definition of real property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 272.03, subdivision 1.

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