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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Monday, March 08, 2010


The following House Files were introduced:

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 3414, A bill for an act relating to utilities; authorizing supplemental funding for Public Utilities Commission; appropriating money.

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

Kalin introduced:

H. F. 3415, A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring Public Utility Commission's decisions to further goals of state energy efficiency and renewable energy; modifying showings required in certificate of need process; requiring a study; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216B.03; 216B.16, subdivision 3; 216B.243, subdivisions 3, 3a, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

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

Bigham introduced:

H. F. 3416, A bill for an act relating to public safety; changing the definition of legend drug; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 151.01, subdivision 17.

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

Smith by request introduced:

H. F. 3417, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; requiring certain persons operating vehicle under instruction permit to display "student driver" sticker or magnet; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 171.06, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 171.05, subdivision 2b.

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

Mack, Hoppe and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 3418, A bill for an act relating to Minnesota's business climate; permitting sales in this state of health insurance permitted in another state under certain conditions; authorizing electronic environmental assessment worksheets; modifying the definition of a small employer under the Small Employer Health Benefits Act; reducing the corporate franchise tax rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.06, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 62L.02, subdivision 26; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16E; 62Q.

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

Mack and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 3419, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a tax credit for increasing employment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

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

Holberg introduced:

H. F. 3420, A bill for an act relating to public safety; conforming medical examination requirements for commercial driver's license to federal law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.01, by adding subdivisions; 171.04, by adding a subdivision; 171.09, subdivision 1; 171.12, subdivisions 2a, 3; 171.162.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 3421, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing high school assessments to determine college and career readiness; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 120B.30, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Bunn and Ruud introduced:

H. F. 3422, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing county mandate relief; repealing diversionary work program and family stabilization services; making technical and conforming changes; modifying the Children and Community Services Act plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 119B.011, subdivision 20; 119B.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 256J.08, subdivision 65; 256J.626, subdivisions 2, 3; 256J.751, subdivision 2; 256M.01; 256M.30, subdivisions 1, 5; 256M.80, subdivision 2; 393.07, subdivision 10a; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 256J.621; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 119B.011, subdivision 10a; 256J.08, subdivision 24b; 256J.575, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 8; 256J.95, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 256J.575, subdivisions 3, 4, 6, 7; 256J.95, subdivisions 3, 11, 12, 13.

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

Peterson introduced:

H. F. 3423, A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing the criminal penalty for possessing dangerous weapons on school property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.66, subdivision 1d.

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

Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 3424, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for online learning; statewide assessment supervision; limiting advertising; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 124D.095, subdivisions 4, 10.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 3425, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; requiring certain property be valued as residential homestead; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.11, by adding a subdivision.

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

Thissen; Murphy, E.; Fritz; Liebling and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 3426, A bill for an act relating to state government; requesting a report regarding the effectiveness of state programs serving people with disabilities.

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

Winkler introduced:

H. F. 3427, A bill for an act relating to public safety; enacting Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management Act of 2010; making administrative, programmatic, technical, and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 12.01; 12.02; 12.03, subdivisions 1a, 2a, 4, 10, by adding a subdivision; 12.04; 12.09; 12.13; 12.14; 12.21; 12.22, subdivision 1; 12.221; 12.24, subdivision 2; 12.25, subdivision 5; 12.27; 12.28; 12.29; 12.301; 12.31; 12.331; 12.34, subdivision 3; 12.35, subdivision 4; 12.38; 12.43.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 3428, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing certain retired peace officers to carry a pistol without a permit; requiring law enforcement agencies to issue identification to former officers who qualify to carry without a permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 624.714, subdivision 13.

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

Welti, Poppe, Brown and Demmer introduced:

H. F. 3429, A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for large solar energy electric generation demonstration conservation improvement project; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.241, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Buesgens; Gunther; Anderson, P.; Torkelson; Zellers and Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 3430, A bill for an act relating to education; reducing mandates; allowing temporary mandate suspensions; amending Laws 2008, chapter 363, article 2, section 46, subdivision 1, as amended; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.05; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 120A.40.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 3431, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax subtraction for purchasing an energy management system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 19d.

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

Downey, Mack, Hamilton, Nornes and Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 3432, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying the quality rating and improvement system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 124D.142.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division.

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 3433, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying subsurface sewage treatment systems provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 115.55, subdivision 1; 115.56, subdivision 2.

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

Scott, Kohls, Emmer, Swails and Dean introduced:

H. F. 3434, A bill for an act relating to civil law; establishing a special duty of care for municipal building inspectors and local subsurface sewage treatment system inspectors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115.55, by adding a subdivision; 326B.133, by adding a subdivision.

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

Scott, Eastlund, Peppin, Drazkowski and Davids introduced:

H. F. 3435, A bill for an act relating to family law; providing for termination of spousal maintenance based on cohabitation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 518A.39, subdivision 3.

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

Loon; Buesgens; Brod; Downey; Scott; Severson; Drazkowski; Gunther; Anderson, S.; Sanders; Peppin; McFarlane; Kohls; Emmer; Holberg; Hamilton; Seifert; Gottwalt; Kiffmeyer and Zellers introduced:

H. F. 3436, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for zero-based budgeting; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Loon, Persell, Knuth, Simon and McNamara introduced:

H. F. 3437, A bill for an act relating to plumbing code requirements; allowing the installation of waterless urinals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.43, by adding a subdivision.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 3438, A bill for an act relating to veterans homes; removing designation of certain appropriations for specific purposes; amending Laws 2009, chapter 94, article 3, section 2, subdivision 3.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 3439, A bill for an act relating to veterans; clarifying authority of commissioner of veterans affairs to spend certain funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 198.003, subdivision 4a.

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

Dittrich and Lanning introduced:

H. F. 3440, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying method of payment of property taxes and delinquent property taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 276.02; 279.025.

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

Zellers and Peppin introduced:

H. F. 3441, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for reconstruction of a bridge in the city of Maple Grove; authorizing sale of state bonds.

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

Hosch and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 3442, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying personal care assistance requirements; modifying nursing assistant requirements; modifying housing with services registration fees and certain other license fees; requiring long-term care transitional assistance; modifying customized living services; modifying housing with services; changing the rate a nursing facility may charge a private-pay resident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144A.4605, subdivision 5; 144A.61, by adding a subdivision; 144D.03, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 144D.04, subdivision 2; 144G.06; 256B.0915, by adding a subdivision; 256B.441, subdivision 48, by adding subdivisions; 256B.48, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 256.975, subdivision 7; 256B.0625, subdivision 19a; 256B.0659, subdivision 11; 256B.0911, subdivision 3c; 256B.441, subdivision 55; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144D.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 3443, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing courts to recognize a medical necessity defense for certain criminal, administrative, and civil cases involving marijuana; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.

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

Scalze introduced:

H. F. 3444, A bill for an act relating to water; requiring certain public water suppliers to establish enterprise accounts in order to be eligible for grants administered by the Public Facilities Authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 446A.051, by adding a subdivision.

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

Scalze introduced:

H. F. 3445, A bill for an act relating to water; requiring wastewater treatment facilities to recover the costs of providing services; modifying eligibility for loans and grants administered by the Public Facilities Authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 444.075, subdivision 3; 446A.051, by adding a subdivision.

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

Doepke, Mariani, Demmer and Dittrich introduced:

H. F. 3446, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing the Board of Teaching to amend its licensure rules to permit a tiered teacher licensure structure, revised institutional and program approval requirements, and revised special education licensure requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.

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

Bigham, Smith, Olin, Holberg, Cornish and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 3447, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing the collection of DNA from offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.117, by adding a subdivision.

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

Rukavina, Atkins, Clark and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 3448, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a pilot project for the local deposit of certain reserves.

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

Kahn introduced:

H. F. 3449, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money or making reductions to certain state government programs or activities; changing provisions for expenses of governor-elect, income earned by the permanent school fund, lease-purchase agreements, general services, resource recovery, payment of aids and credits to school districts, tax return preparers, and implied consent; imposing fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 4.51; 11A.16, subdivision 5; 16B.04, subdivision 2; 16B.48, subdivision 2; 79.34, subdivision 1; 115A.15, subdivision 6; 127A.46; 169A.52, subdivision 6; 169A.53; 169A.60, subdivision 10; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 16A.82; 270C.145; 289A.08, subdivision 16; Laws 2009, chapter 101, article 1, section 31; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 357.

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

Holberg and Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 3450, A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying certain requirements governing priced highway lanes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 160.93, by adding subdivisions.

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

Peppin introduced:

H. F. 3451, A bill for an act relating to state government; designating the process for disposal of old state-owned buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16B.24, 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.

Lieder introduced:

H. F. 3452, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for date of authorization of certain trunk highway bonds; amending Laws 2008, chapter 152, article 2, section 3, subdivision 2.

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

Eken introduced:

H. F. 3453, A bill for an act relating to building code requirements; modifying electrical requirements for agricultural buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.106, subdivision 4.

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

Winkler introduced:

H. F. 3454, A bill for an act relating to elections; repealing ban on independent expenditures by corporations; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 211B.15, 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.

Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 3455, A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing temporary use of conservation investment program spending for emergency bill payment assistance.

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

Scalze introduced:

H. F. 3456, A bill for an act relating to the environment; prohibiting the use and sale of certain coal tar products; providing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 116.201.

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

Hilstrom and Smith introduced:

H. F. 3457, A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding indeterminate sentencing for sex offenders with prior convictions for certain predatory offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.3455, subdivision 4.

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

Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 3458, A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring consultation by Minnesota Department of Transportation on roundabout design; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.162, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

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

Sailer and Eken introduced:

H. F. 3459, A bill for an act relating to environment; delaying local ordinance adoption requirements regarding subsurface sewage treatment systems and modifying certain advisory committee requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 115.55, subdivisions 3, 12.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 3460, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; changing definition to conform to International Registration Plan for commercial motor vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.187, subdivision 5.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 3461, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing skyway access requirements for stations on the Central Corridor light rail transit line.

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

Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 3462, A bill for an act relating to drivers' licenses; providing for driver's license cancellation for failure to pay final installment of driver's license reinstatement fee and surcharges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 171.14; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 171.29, subdivision 2.

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

Bly introduced:

H. F. 3463, A bill for an act relating to transit; modifying restrictions on Dan Patch commuter rail line to allow study and planning; amending Laws 2002, chapter 393, section 85.

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

Kohls introduced:

H. F. 3464, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying laws regarding state reports and documents; repealing requirements for criminal justice agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 3.195, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 3.195, 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.

Kohls introduced:

H. F. 3465, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing a special education director to be assigned direct instructional duties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 125A.08.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 3466, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating fraternal benefit society risk-based capital; making adjustments to dollar amounts as required by state law; providing a method to periodically update Minnesota Statutes to reflect the current dollar amounts as adjusted; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 47.59, subdivisions 3, 6; 56.12; 56.125, subdivision 2; 56.131, subdivisions 2, 6; 64B.19, by adding a subdivision; 325G.22, subdivision 1; 510.02, subdivision 1; 550.37, subdivisions 4, 4a, 6, 10, 12a, 23, 24; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 64B.

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

Davnie; Murphy, E.; Loon; Brod and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 3467, A bill for an act relating to tobacco; tobacco control and preventing tobacco use; modernizing definitions of cigarette, tobacco, tobacco products, and tobacco-related devices; modifying promotional and self-service distribution rules; subjecting sale of tobacco related devices to municipal licensing; proposing a study; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297F.01, subdivisions 3, 19; 299F.850, subdivision 3; 325D.32, subdivision 2; 325F.77, subdivision 4; 461.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 609.685, subdivision 1.

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

Poppe and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 3468, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for town meeting minutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 365.55.

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

Mullery and Nelson introduced:

H. F. 3469, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing time limit for appealing decisions of a governing body or board of adjustment to district court; permitting the posting of a bond for an appeal to Court of Appeals in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462.361, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.

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

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 3470, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying the membership and duties of the State Advisory Council on Early Childhood Education and Care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.141, subdivisions 1, 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division.

Nornes and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 3471, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying the duties of the State Advisory Council on Early Childhood Education and Care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.141, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division.

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 3472, A bill for an act relating to higher education; raising the cap for revenue bonds authorized for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 136F.98, subdivision 1.

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

Sailer introduced:

H. F. 3473, A bill for an act relating to energy; expanding small city energy efficiency grant program to include commercial buildings; amending Laws 2009, chapter 138, article 2, section 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 3474, A bill for an act relating to commerce; authorizing use and sale of incandescent light bulbs manufactured in Minnesota; 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.

Dittrich; Rukavina; Ward; Gunther; Lenczewski; Murphy, M., and Swails introduced:

H. F. 3475, A bill for an act relating to education; creating an independent agency to oversee the management of Minnesota's permanent school fund lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.125, subdivision 5; 84.027, subdivision 18; 84.085, subdivision 1; 92.12, subdivision 1; 92.121; 92.13; 93.2236; 94.342, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 16A.06, subdivision 11; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 128E.

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

Laine, Howes and Sailer introduced:

H. F. 3476, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying definitions for lodging establishments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 157.15, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 157.15, subdivisions 7, 11.

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

Rukavina, Clark and Poppe introduced:

H. F. 3477, A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring notice of changes to administration of financial aid programs; modifying transfer authority for grant programs; amending Laws 2009, chapter 95, article 1, section 3, subdivision 21; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

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

Benson introduced:

H. F. 3478, A bill for an act relating to education finance; reducing school district mandates; allowing additional flexibility; authorizing certain fund transfers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120A.41; 123A.15, subdivision 5; 123A.32, subdivision 5; 123B.12; 123B.29; 123B.38; 123B.51, subdivision 5; 123B.52, subdivisions 1, 1a; 123B.79, by adding a subdivision; 123B.80, subdivision 3; 126C.54; 205A.07; 645.13; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 123B.71, subdivision 12; Laws 2009, chapter 96, article 2, section 64.

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

Rosenthal introduced:

H. F. 3479, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing the Office of Administrative Hearings to review driver's license revocation or disqualification and motor vehicle plate impoundment resulting from implied consent violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169A.52, subdivision 6; 169A.53; 169A.60, subdivision 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 357.

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

Gottwalt and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 3480, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; reducing the number of members of the senate and house of representatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1.

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

Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 3481, A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing malt liquor or spirits tastings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.419, as amended.

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

Persell and Howes introduced:

H. F. 3482, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for designation of an aquatic management area.

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

Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 3483, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing restitution values for trophy deer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97A.345.

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

Masin introduced:

H. F. 3484, A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; modifying certain emergency hold provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 253B.02, by adding a subdivision; 253B.05, subdivisions 1, 2b, 3.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 3485, A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying the experience requirement for real estate appraisers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 82B.14.

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

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 3486, A bill for an act relating to transportation; making various clarifying and technical changes related to financial assistance for public transit; establishing requirements governing federal aid; modifying requirements governing local share of transit provider operating costs; amending reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 174.22, by adding a subdivision; 174.23, subdivision 1; 174.24, subdivisions 2, 3, 3b, by adding a subdivision; 174.247; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 174.24, subdivision 5.

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

Newton introduced:

H. F. 3487, A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying requirements for a conciliation conference; directing the Minnesota Department of Education to amend two special education rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 125A.091, subdivision 7.

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

Severson introduced:

H. F. 3488, A bill for an act relating to the city of Sauk Rapids; extending duration of a tax increment financing district; authorizing certain expenditures.

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

Otremba and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 3489, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a Family and Consumer Sciences Leadership Council; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

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

Holberg introduced:

H. F. 3490, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing requirements governing capital requests and legislative reporting for projects to establish fixed guideway transit and rail lines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.11, subdivision 3a; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 16A.86, subdivision 3a; 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.

Otremba and Marquart introduced:

H. F. 3491, A bill for an actrelating to education; making one credit of family and consumer science a requirement for high school graduation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.024.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 3492, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 3493, A bill for an act relating to utilities; regulating rates charged to low-income customers; providing for inverted block rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216B.03; 216B.16, subdivisions 14, 15.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Eken introduced:

H. F. 3494, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying provisions for wetland value replacement plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103G.2242, subdivisions 2a, 9, by adding a subdivision.

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

McFarlane introduced:

H. F. 3495, A bill for an act relating to higher education; authorizing data matching; modifying institution eligibility; establishing award procedures; establishing scholarship priorities; establishing powers and duties; providing for refunds; defining terms; making technical corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 136A.101, subdivision 10; 136A.126, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 136A.127, subdivision 6, by adding subdivisions; 136A.15, subdivision 6; 136A.16, subdivision 14; 136A.62, subdivision 3; 136A.645; 136A.646; 136A.65, by adding a subdivision; 141.25, subdivisions 7, 13, by adding a subdivision; 141.251, subdivision 2; 141.28, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 136A.01, subdivision 2; 136A.101, subdivision 4; 136A.127, subdivisions 2, 4, 9; 299A.45, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 3496, A bill for an act relating to crime; requiring registration for persons convicted or adjudicated in another country for offenses requiring registration in Minnesota; clarifying that registration time period of predatory offender restarts after conviction of new crime; including attempt, aiding and abetting, and conspiracy to commit crimes against persons for purposes of registration for predatory offender registration law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 243.166, subdivisions 3a, 4, 5; 243.167, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 243.166, subdivisions 1b, 6.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 3497, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring tree care and tree trimming company registration; regulating certain sale and distribution of firewood; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 18G.07; 239.092; 239.093.

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

Knuth introduced:

H. F. 3498, A bill for an act relating to energy; directing Department of Commerce to adopt conservation improvement program standards pertaining to appliance efficiency jurisdictions; authorizing commissioner of commerce to allow appliances meeting certain efficiency standards to be eligible for participation in utility conservation improvement programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.241, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Energy Finance and Policy Division.

Johnson and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 3499, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; authorizing the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul to expand certain residential energy conservation programs to include commercial and industrial property; amending Laws 1981, chapter 222, sections 1; 2; 3; 4, subdivision 2; repealing Laws 1981, chapter 222, section 7.

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

Ward, Doty, Sailer, Persell, Eken and Howes introduced:

H. F. 3500, A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; exempting number 1 diesel fuel from biodiesel requirement during cold weather months; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 239.77, subdivision 2.

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

Knuth, Wagenius, Winkler, Hortman, Hornstein, Kahn and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 3501, A bill for an act relating to greenhouse gas emissions; directing the Pollution Control Agency to draft a proposed rule enabling Minnesota to participate in a regional cap-and-trade system to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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

Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 3502, A bill for an act relating to water; establishing a metropolitan area groundwater monitoring account and fee; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 103G.271, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.

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

Newton; Murphy, M., and Greiling introduced:

H. F. 3503, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school districts to levy to pay costs attributable to increases in employer contribution rates for pension plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.41, by adding a subdivision.

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

Falk introduced:

H. F. 3504, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for beaver control by road authorities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.667.

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

Westrom introduced:

H. F. 3505, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing special Bronze Star veteran's license plate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.123, subdivision 2.

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

Swails, McNamara and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 3506, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; allocating portion of fines and civil penalties imposed for excessive weight violations in Washington County to Washington County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.871, subdivision 5.

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

Severson introduced:

H. F. 3507, A bill for an act relating to veterans; extending period of eligibility for the surviving spouse of an eligible disabled veteran under the homestead market value exemption program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.13, subdivision 34.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 3508, A bill for an act relating to veterans; clarifying and amending certain Veterans Preference Act provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 197.481, subdivisions 1, 2, 4.

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

Juhnke introduced:

H. F. 3509, A bill for an act relating to veterans; repealing a requirement that the Department of Veterans Affairs report on the status of a construction project priority listing; repealing Laws 2009, chapter 94, article 3, section 23.

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

Peterson, Slawik, Laine and Ward introduced:

H. F. 3510, A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; creating a Department of Early Childhood Care and Education; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4.

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

Hilty and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 3511, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying definitions in sex offender program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 246B.01, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 246B.01, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 2a, 2d; 246B.02; 246B.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 246B.04, subdivision 3; 246B.05, subdivision 1; 246B.06, subdivisions 1, 6, 7, 8; 246B.07, subdivisions 1, 2; 246B.08; 246B.09; 246B.10.

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

Hansen; Clark; Atkins; Hornstein; Wagenius; Lillie; McNamara; Knuth; Haws; Lieder; Murphy, E.; Johnson; Fritz; Bly; Kalin; Ruud; Mariani; Thao and Bigham introduced:

H. F. 3512, A bill for an act relating to indoor air quality; requiring indoor ice arenas to have electronic air monitoring devices; requiring that grants to construct and renovate indoor ice arenas require an electronic air monitoring device in the facility; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144.1222, by adding a subdivision; 240A.09.

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

Anderson, S.; Scott; Westrom and Doepke introduced:

H. F. 3513, A bill for an act relating to plumbing fees; eliminating accelerated reviews and fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.49, subdivision 2.

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

Mack, Kohls and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 3514, A bill for an act relating to occupations licensed by the state; providing a deferral of payment of fees under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326.105; 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 Labor.

Winkler, Peppin, Kalin, Downey, Simon, Sanders, Kiffmeyer, Bigham, Koenen, Solberg, Kath, Poppe, Masin, Carlson and Holberg introduced:

H. F. 3515, A bill for an act relating to state government; specifying the name of the state accounting and procurement system; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.

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

Westrom introduced:

H. F. 3516, A bill for an act relating to licenses, certificates, and registrations.

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

Clark, Rukavina and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 3517, A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; modifying cosmetology licensing provisions; imposing fees; appropriating money; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 155A.25.

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

Seifert, Hamilton, Juhnke and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 3518, A bill for an act relating to liquor; amending license fees for manufacturers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.301, subdivision 6.

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

Clark and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 3519, A bill for an act relating to public health; establishing a work group to design a plan to monitor air and groundwater emissions from the Prairie Island nuclear plant; contracting for design of a monitoring network to measure thermal discharges from the Prairie Island nuclear plant; requiring reports; appropriating money.

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

Fritz and Mariani introduced:

H. F. 3520, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to seek federal match for specified grant expenditures; requiring a report.

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

Scalze introduced:

H. F. 3521, A bill for an act relating to public health; reducing human exposure to arsenic; prohibiting sale and purchase of certain products containing arsenic; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 25.

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