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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Wednesday, April 01, 2009


The following House Files were introduced:

Davids and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 2244, A bill for an act relating to professional corporations; permitting a deceased professional's surviving spouse to retain ownership of a professional firm that was solely owned by the decedent for up to one year after the death; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 319B.02, by adding a subdivision; 319B.07, subdivision 1; 319B.08; 319B.09, subdivision 1.

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

Bunn, Norton, Slawik, Ruud, Greiling, Simon and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2245, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring a study by the commissioner of finance of inclusion of school district employees in the state employees group insurance plan.

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

Reinert introduced:

H. F. 2246, A bill for an act relating to dog parks; creating a dog park grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.019, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 85.

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

Hilstrom introduced:

H. F. 2247, A bill for an act relating to real estate; establishing homelessness prevention and safer homes and neighborhoods accounts; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 82.50, by adding subdivisions.

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

Dill introduced:

H. F. 2248, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment and natural resources.

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

Scalze, Laine, Mullery, Hausman, Mahoney, Lillie, Gardner, Mariani, Loeffler, Johnson, Kelliher, Hansen, Bunn, Greiling and Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 2249, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for metropolitan regional parks.

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

Murphy, M. by request introduced:

H. F. 2250, A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing Carlton County to issue a wine and malt liquor license in Thomson Township.

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

Solberg, Carlson and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 2251, A bill for an act relating to state government finance; providing federal stimulus oversight funding for certain state agencies; appropriating money.

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

Dean introduced:

H. F. 2252, A bill for an act relating to highways; directing commissioner of transportation to construct paved apron at certain intersections; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.

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

Dill and Anzelc introduced:

H. F. 2253, A bill for an act relating to taxes; modifying provisions relating to lawful gambling taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297E.01, subdivisions 7, 8; 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 7, 10; 297E.13, subdivision 5; 349.12, subdivision 25; 349.19, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297E.02, subdivisions 4, 6, 11; 349.15, subdivision 3; 349.19, subdivision 2a.

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

Doty introduced:

H. F. 2254, A bill for an act relating to taxation; city of Little Falls; extending its food and beverage tax; amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 2, section 30, subdivision 5.

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

Loeffler and Kahn introduced:

H. F. 2255, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating funds for a veterans memorial park on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis.

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

Laine, Rukavina, Thao, Eken, Carlson, Sailer, Fritz and Mullery introduced:

H. F. 2256, A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that all necessary health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and inspector general for the Minnesota Health Plan; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.

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

Winkler, Kahn, Kelliher, Downey and Kiffmeyer introduced:

H. F. 2257, A bill for an act relating to state government; assigning duties relating to internal controls and internal auditing in state government; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.055, subdivision 1; 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.

Thissen, Huntley, Davids, Solberg, Abeler, Thao, Swails, Laine, Ruud, Lillie, Loeffler and Fritz introduced:

H. F. 2258, A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to implement a complementary and alternative medicine demonstration project to provide integrated services to state health care program enrollees with neck and back problems; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 2259, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Spring Grove to support an arts and education project.

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

Clark introduced:

H. F. 2260, A bill for an act relating to cultural heritage; appropriating money for a cultural fitness and wellness center in the East Phillips Cultural and Community Center.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2261, A bill for an act relating to education; adjusting the burden of proof in special education due process hearings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 125A.091, subdivision 16.

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

Loeffler and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2262, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for forest protection.

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

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. 2263, A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise, individual income, mining occupation, sales and use, and cigarette excise taxation; adopting the recommendations of the governor's 21st century tax commission; modifying tax bases, credits, and rates; repealing the corporate franchise tax; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 289A.18, subdivision 1; 289A.20, subdivision 1; 289A.30, subdivision 1; 289A.31, subdivision 1; 289A.38, subdivisions 7, 12; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 289A.60, subdivisions 1, 4; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 19a, 19b, 19f, 22, 29, 31; 290.03; 290.04, subdivision 1; 290.06, subdivision 33, by adding a subdivision; 290.068, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 290.0922, subdivision 1; 290.095, subdivision 3; 290.17, subdivisions 1, 4; 290.191, subdivision 4; 290.32; 290.36; 297A.61, subdivision 3; 297A.62, subdivision 1; 297A.67, subdivision 7; 297A.68, subdivisions 2, 5, 10, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivision 1; 297F.05, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 270C; 297I; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 289A.08, subdivision 3; 289A.19, subdivision 2; 289A.26; 290.01, subdivisions 5, 5a, 6b, 19c, 19d, 19e; 290.014, subdivision 5; 290.02; 290.06, subdivisions 1, 24, 27; 290.0921, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 6, 7, 8; 290.21, subdivisions 1, 4; 290.34, subdivisions 1, 2; 290.371, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 290.432; 297A.67, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, 13, 13a, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 27, 29; 297A.70, subdivisions 10, 12; 298.01, subdivisions 3, 3a, 3b, 4, 4a, 4b, 4c, 5, 6; 298.17.

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

Persell and Solberg introduced:

H. F. 2264, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a regional community facility in Deer River; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Howes introduced:

H. F. 2265, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Mississippi Headwaters Board.

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

Reinert introduced:

H. F. 2266, A bill for an act relating to higher education; abolishing the Lake Superior Center Authority and transferring all assets related to the facilities and operations of the Lake Superior Center to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 85B.01; 85B.02; 85B.03; 85B.04; 85B.05; 85B.06; 85B.07; 85B.08; Laws 1990, chapter 535, sections 1; 2; 3, as amended; 4; 5, as amended; 6; 7; 8.

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

Reinert introduced:

H. F. 2267, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Duluth to pay debt on the Great Lakes Aquarium.

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

Mahoney and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 2268, A bill for an act relating to parks; appropriating money for a master plan for the Ramsey County chain of lakes.

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

Slawik introduced:

H. F. 2269, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for Words Work grants for early childhood literacy.

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