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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Wednesday, April 06, 2011


The following House Files were introduced:

Buesgens introduced:

H. F. 1385, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying personal watercraft operational requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 86B.313, subdivision 1.

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

Bills, Davids, Stensrud, Johnson and Tillberry introduced:

H. F. 1386, A bill for an act relating to commerce; preventing unfair business practices by credit and debit card companies; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325O.

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

Mahoney, Johnson, Lesch, Gunther and Lillie introduced:

H. F. 1387, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Beacon Bluff Business Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Mullery introduced:

H. F. 1388, A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing a credit for employers who employ qualified ex-felons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.

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

Poppe, Pelowski, Norton and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 1389, A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying requirements for the Board of Regents and the selection of regents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 137.02, by adding a subdivision; 137.0245, subdivision 3.

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

Beard introduced:

H. F. 1390, A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying powers of the Metropolitan Council in providing sewage treatment services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 473.515, subdivision 3; 473.517, subdivision 3.

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

Downey; Gottwalt; Benson, M.; McFarlane; Urdahl; Leidiger and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 1391, A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing designation of state agency programs as performance-based organizations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 1392, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing disaster recovery grant program; authorizing Department of Public Safety to provide technical assistance to local governments in a presidentially declared disaster; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 12.09, by adding a subdivision; 12A.15, by adding a subdivision.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 1393, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reducing state general levy on commercial-industrial property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 275.025, subdivisions 1, 4.

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

Hoppe introduced:

H. F. 1394, A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating continuing education requirements, pharmacy benefit managers, insurance coverages, adjusters, and appraisers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 45.011, subdivision 1; 45.25, by adding subdivisions; 60A.23, subdivision 8; 62A.095, subdivision 1; 62A.318, subdivision 17; 62E.14, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 62L.03, subdivision 3; 72B.041, subdivision 5; 82.641, subdivision 1; 82B.11, subdivision 6; 82B.13, by adding a subdivision; 82B.14; 82C.08, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 45; 72B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 45.25, subdivision 3.

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

Loon, Kieffer, Bills, Hoppe and Anderson, S. introduced:

H. F. 1395, A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; regulating uninsured and underinsured coverages, medical benefits, arbitration, and marketing practices; reducing automobile medical fraud; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 65B.44, subdivisions 1, 2; 65B.525, by adding subdivisions; 65B.54, subdivisions 4, 6, by adding subdivisions; 609.612, subdivision 1.

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

Gunther introduced:

H. F. 1396, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; modifying unemployment insurance and workforce development provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 116L.17, subdivision 1; 116L.561, subdivision 7; 268.035, subdivisions 4, 19a, 20, 23, 29; 268.051, subdivisions 5, 6, 8; 268.057, subdivision 2; 268.07, subdivisions 2, 3b; 268.085, subdivision 3; 268.095, subdivision 10; 268.115, subdivision 1; 268.184, subdivisions 1, 1a; Laws 2009, chapter 78, article 3, section 16.

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

Gruenhagen, Gottwalt, Hoppe, Davids and Westrom introduced:

H. F. 1397, A bill for an act relating to insurance; enacting the Group Insurance Portability Act (GIPA); conforming state law on continuation employer group health coverage to the federal COBRA law; providing access to a GAP policy as an alternative; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 62A.146; 62A.148; 62A.17; 62A.20, subdivision 2; 62A.21, subdivision 2a.

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

Persell and Hancock introduced:

H. F. 1398, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to establish a veterans facility in the city of Bemidji; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lesch and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 1399, A bill for an act relating to public nuisances; specifying certain acts as a nuisance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 617.81, subdivision 2.

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

Champion, Greene and Hayden introduced:

H. F. 1400, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Phase I renovation of Nicollet Mall; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Beard introduced:

H. F. 1401, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prohibiting saturation patrols and sting operations to apprehend seat belt violators; requiring POST Board review of agency compliance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.985.

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

Beard introduced:

H. F. 1402, A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying obligations under conservation improvement program; removing obsolete provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 216B.241, subdivision 1c.

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

Beard introduced:

H. F. 1403, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; modifying provisions governing metropolitan transportation planning; creating a metropolitan transportation board; designating the board as the metropolitan planning organization for purposes of federal transportation law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 473.146, subdivision 4.

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