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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Wednesday, March 09, 2011


The following House Files were introduced:

Mazorol and Wardlow introduced:

H. F. 951, A bill for an act relating to probate; changing, updating, and clarifying certain provisions of the Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 524.2-1103; 524.2-1104; 524.2-1106; 524.2-1107; 524.2-1114; 524.2-1115; 524.2-1116.

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

Mazorol and Wardlow introduced:

H. F. 952, A bill for an act relating to guardianship; clarifying certain compensation provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 524.5-502.

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

Liebling introduced:

H. F. 953, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rochester Community and Technical College work force center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 954, A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making certain county offices appointive in Kittson County.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 955, A bill for an act relating to public safety; transferring responsibility for maintaining the level III predatory offender Web site from the Department of Corrections to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 244.052, subdivisions 4, 4b.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 956, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying enforcement provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 299C.40, subdivision 1; 609.66, subdivision 1h.

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

Westrom introduced:

H. F. 957, A bill for an act relating to water; modifying beneficial use of wastewater capital grant program to include use of storm water; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116.195; Laws 2009, chapter 172, article 2, section 4.

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

Hosch introduced:

H. F. 958, A bill for an act relating to education finance; permitting a onetime fund transfer for Independent School District No. 742, St. Cloud.

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

Howes, Nornes, Quam and Gottwalt introduced:

H. F. 959, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Howes, Poppe, Lohmer, Fabian, Kiel, Nornes and Quam introduced:

H. F. 960, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants.

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

Morrow introduced:

H. F. 961, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing American Red Cross special license plates; appropriating money; 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.

Howes and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 962, A bill for an act relating to municipal tobacco licenses; limiting suspensions of licenses for sales to minors upon compliance with certain requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 461.12, subdivision 2.

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

Anzelc and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 963, A bill for an act relating to waters; appropriating money for the Voyageurs National Park clean water project.

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

Anzelc and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 964, A bill for an act relating to the legislature; authorizing certain legislative employees to organize and to select representatives to negotiate collective bargaining agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 43A.18, subdivision 6; 43A.24, subdivision 2; 179A.01.

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

Kahn; Anderson, S.; Dill; Murphy, E.; Hornstein; Liebling and McFarlane introduced:

H. F. 965, A bill for an act relating to anatomical gifts; adding to the types of documents upon which a donor may make an anatomical gift; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 525A.05; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 525A.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 966, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the Teacher Tenure Act for school districts located in a city of the first class; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 122A.41, subdivision 10.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 967, 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 Committee on Transportation Policy and Finance.

Anderson, S.; Beard; Murdock and Peterson, S. introduced:

H. F. 968, A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing requirements for managed lanes on portion of signed Interstate Highway 494; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 160.02, by adding a subdivision; 160.93, by adding a subdivision.

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

Anderson, S.; Davids; Knuth and Loon introduced:

H. F. 969, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing an income tax credit for telecommuting conversion expenses and ongoing telecommuting expenses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Anderson, P. and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 970, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing beginning farmer program tax credits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.06, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B.

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

Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 971, A bill for an act relating to taxation; establishing exemptions from motor fuels taxes for school transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 169.011, by adding a subdivision; 296A.07, subdivision 4; 296A.08, subdivision 3; 297A.68, subdivision 19.

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

Anderson, S. and McNamara introduced:

H. F. 972, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; continuing aquatic plant management fees and priorities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 103G.615, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mariani, Davnie, Lesch and Moran introduced:

H. F. 973, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a school district to renew an expiring referendum by action of the school board; authorizing a reverse referendum; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 126C.17, by adding a subdivision.

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

Melin, Rukavina, Anzelc and Dill introduced:

H. F. 974, A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; modifying the rates of taxation of nonferrous minerals; modifying the distribution of the net proceed and taconite production taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 298.01, subdivision 3; 298.015, subdivision 1; 298.018, subdivision 1; 298.28, subdivisions 3, 11.

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

Anderson, P. and Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 975, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the large animal veterinarian loan forgiveness program.

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

Anderson, P.; Vogel and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 976, A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending formula requirements in allocating state aid for town roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 162.081, subdivision 4.

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

Cornish introduced:

H. F. 977, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting the State Patrol from closing or consolidating dispatch centers.

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

Sanders; Simon; Anderson, S., and Peppin introduced:

H. F. 978, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying certain election administration and districting procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 203B.085; 204B.135, subdivision 1; 204B.14, subdivisions 2, 3; 204B.44; 204B.45, subdivision 2; 204C.06, subdivision 2; 375.025, subdivisions 2, 4.

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

Lanning, Hosch, Shimanski and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 979, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner to analyze the establishment of uniform asset limits across human services assistance programs.

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

Carlson introduced:

H. F. 980, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying authority of the executive branch to reduce unexpended allotments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16A.152, subdivision 4; 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 Government Finance.

Cornish, Holberg and Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 981, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing familial DNA searches; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.

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

Davids and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 982, A bill for an act relating to taxation; making changes to aids, credits, and payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 270A.03, subdivision 7; 273.1384, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivision 6; 290A.03, subdivisions 11, 13; 290C.07; 477A.0124, by adding a subdivision; 477A.013, subdivision 9, by adding a subdivision; 477A.03; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 10A.322, subdivision 4; 13.4967, subdivision 2; 290.06, subdivision 23.

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

Gunther, McFarlane and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 983, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to Enterprise Minnesota, Inc.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 984, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying aquaculture provisions; modifying compensation and assistance provisions for crop damage by elk; modifying requirements for fish and wildlife management plans; modifying provisions for taking, possessing, and transporting wild animals; modifying certain acquisition procedures; modifying penalty and license provisions; modifying invasive species control provisions; limiting landowner liability for state walk-in access program; requiring rulemaking; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 3.7371, subdivisions 1, 3; 17.4982, subdivisions 8, 12, 13, by adding a subdivision; 17.4991, subdivision 3; 17.4994; 84.942, subdivision 1; 84.95, subdivision 2; 84D.08; 84D.11, subdivision 2a; 84D.14; 97A.015, subdivisions 24, 49, 52, 55; 97A.028, subdivision 3; 97A.101, subdivision 3; 97A.145, subdivision 2; 97A.311, subdivision 5; 97A.321, subdivision 1; 97A.331, by adding a subdivision; 97A.405, subdivision 2; 97A.415, subdivision 2; 97A.425, subdivision 3; 97A.433, by adding a subdivision; 97A.435, subdivision 1; 97A.445, subdivision 1a; 97A.475, subdivisions 2, 3, 7; 97A.505, subdivision 2; 97A.545, subdivision 5; 97B.022, subdivision 2; 97B.031, subdivision 5; 97B.041; 97B.055, subdivision 3; 97B.075; 97B.106, subdivision 1; 97B.325; 97B.405; 97B.515, by adding a subdivision; 97B.711, by adding a subdivision; 97B.803; 97C.005, subdivision 3; 97C.081, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 97C.087, subdivision 2; 97C.205; 97C.311, subdivision 1; 97C.341; 604A.21, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 17; 97B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 84.942, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 97A.015, subdivisions 26b, 27b, 27c; 97A.435, subdivision 5; 97B.511; 97B.515, subdivision 3; 97C.081, subdivision 2.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 985, A bill for an act relating to cultural heritage; appropriating money to the Oliver H. Kelley Farm Historical Site.

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

Nelson introduced:

H. F. 986, A bill for an act relating to elections; changing a date for precinct caucuses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 202A.14, subdivision 1.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. 987, A bill for an act relating to public defenders; eliminating restrictions on use of reimbursements received by the Board of Public Defense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 611.20, subdivision 3.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. 988, A bill for an act relating to public defenders; modifying provisions providing for representation by a public defender; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 609.131, subdivision 1; 611.16; 611.17; 611.18; 611.20, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 611.20, subdivision 6.

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

Smith introduced:

H. F. 989, A bill for an act relating to courts; repealing timing objectives for criminal case dispositions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 631.021.

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

Kath introduced:

H. F. 990, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a new tiered teacher licensing system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.

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

Kieffer, Davids and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 991, A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; reducing rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.06, subdivision 1.

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

Rukavina, Garofalo, Dittrich, McFarlane, Fabian and Dill introduced:

H. F. 992, A bill for an act relating to state lands; requiring sale or exchange of riparian school trust lands in St. Louis County.

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

McElfatrick introduced:

H. F. 993, A bill for an act relating to county and agricultural society lands; clarifying authority of county boards and county agricultural societies to exchange lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 38.01; 373.01, subdivision 1.

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

Loeffler introduced:

H. F. 994, A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing all counties to impose a local sales and use tax; providing for an aid offset; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 297A.99, subdivision 1; 477A.016; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297A.

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

McFarlane, Gunther, Clark and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 995, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant for women's business development programs.

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

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 996, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying contents of tax statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 276.04, subdivision 2.

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

Westrom; Marquart; Anderson, B.; Gruenhagen; Wardlow; Drazkowski; Kieffer and Fabian introduced:

H. F. 997, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating the imposition of certain civil penalties by state agencies; awarding fees and expenses to prevailing parties in certain actions involving state agencies and municipalities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 15.471, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 15.472; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 15; 471.

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

Dettmer; Hosch; Holberg; Dean; Smith; Torkelson; Cornish; O'Driscoll; Swedzinski; Bills; Gottwalt; Kiffmeyer; Abeler; Anderson, B.; Franson; Fabian; Hamilton; Murray; Murdock; Crawford; Anderson, D.; Gunther; Erickson; Mack; Beard; McDonald; Peppin; McElfatrick; Drazkowski; Vogel; Ward; Shimanski; Koenen and Barrett introduced:

H. F. 998, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Human Cloning Prohibition Act; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Lohmer; Benson, M.; Schomacker; Franson; Myhra and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 999, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; allowing a subtraction for certain income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.

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

Nornes introduced:

H. F. 1000, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing an alternative method of detachment for hospital districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 447.38, subdivision 2.

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

Woodard, Cornish and Simon introduced:

H. F. 1001, A bill for an act relating to crime; creating the crime of organized retail theft; adding organized retail theft to list of designated offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 609.531, subdivision 1; 609.902, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

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

Rukavina, Howes, Anzelc, Dill, Davids and Melin introduced:

H. F. 1002, A bill for an act relating to environment; preempting rules in establishing sulfates water quality standard in Class 4A waters; appropriating money.

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

Stensrud; Davids; Anderson, S.; Lohmer; Murray; McElfatrick; Gruenhagen; Banaian; Kriesel; Loon; LeMieur; Mazorol; Kieffer and Petersen, B. introduced:

H. F. 1003, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; reducing certain rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.06, subdivision 2c.

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

Mullery; Anderson, B., and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 1004, A bill for an act relating to property taxation; reducing the charitable contribution requirement for certain nonprofit community service-oriented organizations to receive 4c classification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 273.13, subdivision 25.

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

Anderson, S. and Davids introduced:

H. F. 1005, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; making technical changes necessary to conform to streamlined sales and use tax agreement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 297A.62, by adding a subdivision; 297A.63, by adding a subdivision; 297A.668, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision.

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

Howes, Ward, Marquart and Murdock introduced:

H. F. 1006, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a seasonal recreational equalizing component to certain operating referenda; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 126C.17, by adding subdivisions.

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

Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 1007, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reducing PERA aids and payments in lieu of property taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 97A.061, subdivisions 1, 3; 127A.50, subdivision 3; 273.1385, by adding a subdivision; 477A.11, subdivision 1; 477A.12, subdivision 1; 477A.14, subdivision 1; 477A.17; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 477A.145.

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