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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Thursday, April 30, 2020


The following House Files were introduced:

Freiberg and Bahner introduced:

H. F. 4605, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing counties, cities, and townships to accept certain documents or signatures electronically, by mail, or by facsimile.

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

Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 4606, A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing reopening of businesses for safe operation during the COVID-19 pandemic if certain safety guidance is followed.

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

Koegel and Mekeland introduced:

H. F. 4607, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for live well at home grants.

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

Bennett and Anderson introduced:

H. F. 4608, A bill for an act relating to health care; authorizing construction of or modification to a hospital in a medically underserved county outside the seven-county metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.553, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 144.551, subdivision 1; 144.552.

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

Nelson, M. introduced:

H. F. 4609, A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighter relief associations; authorizing relief associations to convert from a defined benefit plan to a defined contribution plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 424B.01, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 424B.

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

Heinrich introduced:

H. F. 4610, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property and local; tax increment financing; extending the five-year rule.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Property and Local Tax Division.

Gomez; Xiong, J.; Mariani; Lee; Mann; Hassan; Kunesh-Podein; Becker-Finn; Vang; Moran; Noor; Her; Richardson; Howard; Tabke; Xiong, T.; Wagenius; Dehn; Cantrell; Long; Hornstein; Davnie; Lippert and Jordan introduced:

H. F. 4611, A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a program for emergency community relief grants; appropriating money.

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

Lucero and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 4612, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying statewide voter registration system maintenance procedures; establishing a procedure for provisional balloting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 201.12, subdivision 4; 201.121, subdivision 1; 204C.12, subdivision 3; 204C.14, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 204C.10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.

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

Bierman and Huot introduced:

H. F. 4613, A bill for an act relating to elections; specifying that counties and municipalities must not designate school buildings as polling places unless no other building is available; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 204B.16, subdivision 1.

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

Layman introduced:

H. F. 4614, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; establishing a moratorium on reclassifying short-term rental properties.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Property and Local Tax Division.

Layman introduced:

H. F. 4615, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing sales tax exemptions and grants for disaster recovery related to properties destroyed or damaged by fire in the city of Grand Rapids; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 297A.75, subdivision 1.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 4616, A bill for an act relating to taxation; provider taxes; establishing a credit for certain COVID-19-related purchases.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 4617, A bill for an act relating to public health; appropriating money to be awarded as a grant to advance research, development, and implementation of tests necessary to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 4618, A bill for an act relating to taxation; provider taxes; providing a temporary suspension of the provider tax.

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

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 4619, A bill for an act relating to elections; allowing a minor party or independent candidate to pay a fee in place of filing a nominating petition or a minor political party recognition nominating petition; authorizing electronic signatures on petitions.

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