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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Tuesday, April 14, 2020


The following House Files were introduced:

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 4538, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a farm safety grant and outreach program; increasing funding for farm and rural mental health services; making policy and technical changes to various agriculture-related provisions including provisions related to farm products, loans, and food; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 27.001; 27.01; 27.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 27.0405, subdivision 1; 27.06; 27.07; 27.08; 27.09; 27.10; 27.11; 27.13; 27.131; 27.133; 27.137, subdivisions 5, 7, 9, 10; 27.138; 27.19, subdivision 1; 31.175; 41B.056, subdivision 4; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 1, article 1, section 2, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 13.6435, subdivision 5; 27.03, subdivision 1; 27.04; 27.041.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 4539, A bill for an act relating to transportation finance; providing additional funding for certain transportation and public safety activities; modifying various provisions governing transportation policy and finance; establishing penalties; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 161.23, subdivisions 2, 2a; 161.44, subdivisions 6a, 6b; 168.012, subdivision 1c; 168.27, subdivision 16; 169.09, subdivisions 5, 13; 216D.01, subdivision 5; 216D.03, by adding a subdivision; 216D.06, subdivision 1; 219.015, subdivisions 1, 2; 219.1651; 221.0314, subdivision 3a; 299D.03, subdivision 5; 299F.60, subdivision 1; 299J.16, subdivision 1; 360.013, by adding subdivisions; 360.018, by adding a subdivision; 360.55, by adding a subdivision; 360.59, subdivision 10; 360.62; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 169.86, subdivision 5; 360.024, subdivision 1; Laws 2010, chapter 351, section 69; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 169; 216F; 360; 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.09, subdivision 7.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 4540, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying certain provisions relating to sexual assault examination kits, background checks, and Board of Public Defense; appropriating money for the supreme court, corrections, sentencing guidelines, and public safety; transferring funds to disaster contingency account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 244.19, subdivision 5; 299C.106, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 299C.46, subdivision 3; 611.27, subdivisions 9, 10, 11, 13, 15; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 477A.03, subdivision 2b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division.

Hausman and Howard introduced:

H. F. 4541, A bill for an act relating to housing; providing eviction and mortgage foreclosure protection and emergency housing assistance during a public health emergency; requiring a report; prescribing penalties for false statements; appropriating money.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 4542, A bill for an act relating to education finance; making forecast adjustments to funding for general education, education excellence, teachers, special education, facilities, fund transfers, and accounting, nutrition and libraries, early childhood, and community education and lifelong learning; clarifying the responsibilities for the Department of Education and Department of Labor and Industry for construction and skills trades career counseling services; clarifying the operation referendum calculation; clarifying the appropriation for the Grow Your Own program; adjusting base appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 126C.17, subdivision 7b; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 126C.17, subdivision 2; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 11, article 1, section 25, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9; article 2, section 33, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 16; article 3, section 23, subdivisions 3, 6; article 4, section 11, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; article 6, section 7, subdivisions 2, 3, 6; article 7, section 1, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; article 8, section 13, subdivisions 5, 6, 14; article 9, section 3, subdivisions 2, 8; article 10, sections 5, subdivision 2; 6; 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

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

Green introduced:

H. F. 4543, A bill for an act relating to local government; transportation; requiring temporary halt to public transit in metropolitan area during a public health emergency.

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

Green introduced:

H. F. 4544, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; requiring state agencies to pay disbursements to prevailing defendants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 549.04.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.

Green introduced:

H. F. 4545, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; creating immunity defense for manufacturers producing COVID-19 products; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Division.

Green introduced:

H. F. 4546, A bill for an act relating to local government; transportation; requiring temporary halt to all nonessential travel in the metropolitan transit area during a public health emergency.

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

Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 4547, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for information on patient medical bills; establishing health care price transparency requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 62J.701; 62J.72, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.

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

Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 4548, A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing requirements for health care providers whose act or omission causes a health-care-associated infection; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 4549, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for information on patient medical bills; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 62J.701; 62J.72, subdivision 3.

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

Sauke introduced:

H. F. 4550, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of interchange at County Road 104 and marked Trunk Highway 14 in Olmsted County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Bahr introduced:

H. F. 4551, A bill for an act relating to state government; prohibiting state agencies and the Metropolitan Council from soliciting or obtaining certain cellular telephone data; requiring the destruction of existing data; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 15; 473.

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

Nelson, M. introduced:

H. F. 4552, A bill for an act relating to state government; applying a freeze on full-time equivalent positions in executive branch state agencies.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 4553, A bill for an act relating to higher education; amending certain institutional approval provisions; establishing and increasing fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 136A.103; 136A.65, subdivisions 4, 7, 8; 136A.653, subdivision 1; 136A.657, subdivisions 1, 2; 136A.658; 136A.675; 136A.69, subdivisions 1, 4, by adding a subdivision; 136A.824, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 136A.829, subdivision 1; 136A.833, subdivision 1; 136A.834, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 136A.64, subdivision 1; 136A.646; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 4554, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment and natural resources; creating soil and water conservation fund; modifying state park permit provisions; modifying provisions for conveying state land interests; modifying provisions for closed landfill investment fund; reestablishing Advisory Council on Water Supply Systems and Wastewater Treatment Facilities; modifying provisions for riparian protection aid; modifying prior appropriations; authorizing sales of certain surplus state land; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 16A.531, by adding a subdivision; 84.63; 85.053, by adding a subdivision; 92.502; 115B.421; 477A.21, subdivisions 2, 4; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, section 2, subdivisions 1, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84; 92; 115.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Environment and Natural Resources Finance Division.

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 4555, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing supplemental funding for prekindergarten through grade 12 education; modifying provisions for general education, education excellence, special education, health and safety, early childhood, community education and lifelong learning, and state agencies; making forecast adjustments; appropriating money; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 119A.52; 120B.021, subdivision 1; 122A.415, by adding a subdivision; 124D.231; 126C.15, subdivisions 1, 5; 126C.17, subdivision 7b; 126C.44; 134.355, subdivisions 8, 10; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 122A.21, by adding a subdivision; 126C.17, subdivision 2; Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 5, article 8, section 8, as amended; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 11, article 1, section 25, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9; article 2, section 33, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 16; article 3, section 23, subdivisions 3, 6; article 4, section 11, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; article 6, section 7, subdivisions 2, 3, 6; article 7, section 1, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; article 8, section 13, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 14; article 9, section 3, subdivisions 2, 8; article 10, sections 5, subdivision 2; 6; 7; 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

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

Winkler introduced:

H. F. 4556, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for COVID-19 policy and certain other policy changes; extending certain deadlines; covering certain COVID-19 health expenses; providing temporary emergency authority; expanding usage of electronic communication, applications, and signatures; appropriating additional money for grants to Second Harvest Heartland to purchase commodities from Minnesota farmers; modifying certain vehicle registration provisions; allowing nonposting of tax delinquency and suspension of nondelivery of liquor or beer related to delinquency; modifying certain treatment provisions; correcting errors in health and human services appropriations; making forecast adjustments; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 168.013, by adding a subdivision; 245F.03; 245F.04, by adding a subdivision; 254B.03, subdivision 1; 299C.46, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 13D.02, subdivision 1; 168.013, subdivision 1a; 254A.03, subdivision 3; 256B.0759, subdivisions 3, 4; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 1, article 1, section 2, subdivision 5; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 9, article 14, section 2, subdivisions 2, 24, 30, 31, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2020, chapter 71, article 2, section 15, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 254B.03, subdivision 4a; Minnesota Rules, parts 9530.6600, subparts 1, 3; 9530.6605, subparts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 21a, 21b, 24a, 25, 25a, 26; 9530.6610, subparts 1, 2, 3, 5; 9530.6615; 9530.6620; 9530.6622; 9530.6655.

The bill was read for the first time.