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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Monday, June 14, 2021


The following House Files were introduced:

Noor; Ecklund; Olson, L., and Berg introduced:

H. F. 1, A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying use of Minnesota investment fund; requiring a report.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 2, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for prekindergarten through grade 12 education; making forecast adjustments; appropriating money; amending Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 11, article 1, section 25, subdivisions 2, as amended, 3, as amended, 4, as amended, 6, as amended, 7, as amended, 9, as amended; article 2, section 33, subdivisions 2, as amended, 3, as amended, 5, as amended, 6, as amended, 16, as amended; article 3, section 23, subdivision 3, as amended; article 4, section 11, subdivisions 2, as amended, 3, as amended, 4, as amended, 5, as amended; article 6, section 7, subdivisions 2, as amended, 3, as amended; article 7, section 1, subdivisions 2, as amended, 3, as amended, 4, as amended; article 8, section 13, subdivisions 5, as amended, 14, as amended; article 9, section 3, subdivision 2, as amended.

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

Mariani and Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 3, A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending provisions relating to public defender county program aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 477A.03, subdivision 2b; 611.27, subdivisions 9, 10, 11, 13, 15.

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

Hausman introduced:

H. F. 4, A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money to the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency for the economic development and housing challenge program.

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

Hansen, R. introduced:

H. F. 5, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying prior appropriation; appropriating money for cost-share program; amending Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, section 2, subdivision 10.

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

Stephenson and Long introduced:

H. F. 6, A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing a biennial budget for Department of Commerce, Public Utilities Commission, and energy activities; modifying various provisions governing insurance; modifying provisions governing collections agencies and debt buyers; modifying and adding consumer protections; establishing and modifying provisions governing energy, renewable energy, and utility regulation; providing for certain salary increases; making technical changes; establishing penalties; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 13.712, by adding a subdivision; 16B.86; 16B.87; 60A.092, subdivision 10a, by adding a subdivision; 60A.0921, subdivision 2; 60A.71, subdivision 7; 61A.245, subdivision 4; 62J.03, subdivision 4; 62J.23, subdivision 2; 62J.26, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 65B.15, subdivision 1; 65B.43, subdivision 12; 65B.472, subdivision 1; 79.55, subdivision 10; 79.61, subdivision 1; 80G.06, subdivision 1; 82.57, subdivisions 1, 5; 82.62, subdivision 3; 82.81, subdivision 12; 82B.021, subdivision 18; 82B.11, subdivision 3; 115C.094; 116.155, by adding a subdivision; 116C.7792; 174.29, subdivision 1; 174.30, subdivisions 1, 10; 216B.096, subdivisions 2, 3; 216B.097, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 216B.0976; 216B.1691, subdivision 2f; 216B.241, by adding a subdivision; 216B.2412, subdivision 3; 216B.2422, by adding a subdivision; 216B.62, subdivision 3b; 216F.012; 221.031, subdivision 3b; 256B.0625, subdivisions 10, 17; 308A.201, subdivision 12; 325E.21, subdivisions 1, 1b, by adding a subdivision; 325F.171, by adding a subdivision; 325F.172, by adding a subdivision; 332.31, subdivisions 3, 6, by adding subdivisions; 332.311; 332.32; 332.33, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 5a, 7, 8, by adding a subdivision; 332.34; 332.345; 332.355; 332.37; 332.385; 332.40, subdivision 3; 332.42, subdivisions 1, 2; 514.972, subdivisions 4, 5; 514.973, subdivisions 3, 4; 514.974; 514.977; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 60A; 62Q; 80G; 115B; 116J; 216B; 216C; 216F; 325F; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 58B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 45.017; 60A.98; 60A.981; 60A.982; 115C.13.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 7, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing funding and policy changes for the Office of Higher Education, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, the University of Minnesota, and the Mayo Clinic; creating and modifying certain student aid programs; restricting limitations on student access to transcripts; modifying certain school accountability provisions; expanding the hunger-free campus designation; establishing a pilot project; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 136A.101, subdivision 5a; 136A.121, subdivisions 2, 6, 9; 136A.123, subdivision 1; 136A.125, subdivisions 2, 4; 136A.126, subdivisions 1, 4; 136A.1275; 136A.1704; 136A.1791; 136A.246, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, by adding a subdivision; 136A.63, subdivision 2; 136A.645; 136A.653, subdivision 5; 136A.675; 136A.68; 136A.822, subdivision 12; 136A.8225; 136A.823, by adding a subdivision; 136A.827, subdivisions 4, 8; 136F.20, by adding a subdivision; 136F.245; 136F.305; 136F.38, subdivision 3; Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 1, section 4, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 136A; 136F; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 136A.1703; 136A.823, subdivision 2; 136F.245, subdivision 3; Minnesota Rules, parts 4830.9050; 4830.9060; 4830.9070; 4830.9080; 4830.9090.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 8, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a budget for the Department of Agriculture, the Board of Animal Health, the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute, and the Office of Broadband Development; creating a program and an account; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 17.055, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 32D.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 9, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for financing and operation of state and local government; providing conformity and nonconformity to certain federal tax law changes; modifying individual income and corporate franchise taxes, sales and use taxes, partnership taxes, special and excise taxes, property taxes, local government aids, and provisions related to local taxes, tax increment financing, public finance, and other miscellaneous taxes and tax provisions; modifying certain income tax credits and authorizing new credits; modifying and providing for partnership audits; providing for a pass-through entity tax; modifying sales tax exemptions; providing for reduction of accelerated sales tax payments; modifying vapor and tobacco tax provisions; modifying and providing certain property tax exemptions; modifying property classification provisions; modifying local government aid appropriations; modifying existing local taxes and authorizing new local taxes; modifying and authorizing certain tax increment financing provisions; providing provisions related to public finance; providing for a tax expenditure review commission and the required expiration of tax expenditures; increasing the budget reserve; providing for compliance with federal law background checks for certain individuals with access to federal tax information; classifying data; making minor policy and technical changes; making appointments; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 3.192; 3.8853, subdivision 2; 16A.152, subdivision 2, as amended; 116J.8737, subdivision 5; 144F.01; 270.41, subdivision 3a; 270.44; 270A.04, by adding a subdivision; 270B.13, by adding a subdivision; 270B.14, by adding a subdivision; 270C.11, subdivisions 2, 4, 6; 270C.13, subdivision 1; 270C.22, subdivision 1; 270C.445, subdivisions 3, 6; 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 272.029, subdivision 2; 272.0295, subdivisions 2, 5; 273.063; 273.0755; 273.124, subdivisions 1, 9, 13, 14; 273.13, subdivisions 23, 25, 34; 273.18; 275.025, subdivisions 1, 2; 275.065, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 275.066; 287.04; 289A.08, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 289A.09, subdivision 2; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 289A.31, subdivision 1; 289A.37, subdivision 2; 289A.38, subdivisions 7, 8, 9, 10; 289A.42; 289A.60, subdivisions 15, 24, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31; 290.0121, subdivision 3; 290.0122, subdivision 8; 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.06, subdivisions 2c, 22, by adding subdivisions; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.0681, subdivision 10; 290.0682; 290.31, subdivision 1; 290.92, subdivisions 1, 2a, 3, 4b, 4c, 5, 5a, 19, 20; 290.923, subdivision 9; 290.993; 290A.03, subdivision 3; 295.75, subdivision 2; 296A.06, subdivision 2; 297A.66, subdivision 3; 297A.70, subdivision 13; 297A.99, subdivision 2; 297A.993, subdivision 2; 297F.01, subdivision 22b, by adding a subdivision; 297F.031; 297F.04, subdivision 2; 297F.05, by adding a subdivision; 297F.09, subdivisions 3, 4a, 7, 10; 297F.13, subdivision 4; 297F.17, subdivisions 1, 6; 297G.09, subdivision 9; 297G.16, subdivision 7; 297H.04, subdivision 2; 297H.05; 297I.20, by adding subdivisions; 298.001, by adding a subdivision; 298.24, subdivision 1; 298.285; 298.405, subdivision 1; 325F.781, subdivisions 1, 5, 6; 429.021, subdivision 1; 429.031, subdivision 3; 453A.04, subdivision 21, by adding a subdivision; 465.71; 469.176, by adding a subdivision; 469.1763, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 469.319, subdivision 4; 475.56; 475.58, subdivision 3b; 475.60, subdivision 1; 475.67, subdivision 8; 477A.03, subdivision 2b; 477A.10; 609B.153; Laws 2009, chapter 88, article 2, section 46, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 6, article 6, section 27; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 116U; 289A; 290; 299C; 462A; 477A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 270C.17, subdivision 2; 469.055, subdivision 7.

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

Hornstein introduced:

H. F. 10, A bill for an act relating to transportation; making appropriations for aeronautics purposes.

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

Lee introduced:

H. F. 11, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the safe routes to school grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Nelson, M. introduced:

H. F. 12, A bill for an act relating to state government; changing the deadline for the November forecast; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 16A.103, subdivision 1.

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

Lillie; Jordan; Xiong, J.; Murphy and Huot introduced:

H. F. 13, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money from outdoor heritage, clean water, parks and trails, and arts and cultural heritage funds; modifying and extending prior appropriations; modifying restrictions on using money from outdoor heritage fund; modifying joint exercise of powers provisions; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 97A.056, subdivision 9; 471.59, subdivision 1; Laws 2017, chapter 91, article 2, sections 3; 5; 6; 8; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 2, article 2, sections 3; 4; 5; 6; 7; 8; 9; article 4, section 2, subdivision 6; Laws 2020, chapter 104, article 1, section 2, subdivision 5.

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

Lee introduced:

H. F. 14, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; amending prior appropriations for capital improvement projects; refunding deposits to bond issuers on applications for bonding authority allocations from the 2020 housing pool; amending Laws 2020, Fifth Special Session chapter 3, article 1, sections 16, subdivisions 7, 36; 20, subdivision 5; 22, subdivisions 18, 19, 21, 23, 28, 33.

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

Thompson introduced:

H. F. 15, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for redevelopment of the YWCA building and site in St. Paul.

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

Berg introduced:

H. F. 16, A bill for an act relating to retirement; establishing a working group to consider changes to the pension benefits for 911 telecommunicators; requiring a report.

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

Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 17, A bill for an act relating to education; creating a pilot project for training career and technical education teachers; appropriating money.

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

Novotny introduced:

H. F. 18, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for a crime prevention grant to the Hennepin County sheriff; appropriating money to the commissioner of public safety for the state patrol's use of the air patrol in crime prevention efforts in the seven-county metropolitan area.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 19, A bill for an act relating to taxation; payment in lieu of taxes; adding parcels and modifying payment for Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 477A.17.

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

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 20, A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for the Hibbing Public Utilities Commission for excessive natural gas prices paid during the 2021 polar vortex.

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

Sandstede and Lislegard introduced:

H. F. 21, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing conditions upon terminating certain mineral leases in 2021.

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

Sandstede and Pelowski introduced:

H. F. 22, A bill for an act relating to state government; defining public health emergency; clarifying governor's authority to declare a peacetime emergency for a public health emergency; prohibiting adjournment during a peacetime emergency; requiring reports and public hearings; establishing a process to terminate certain orders and rules; prescribing the form of certain orders and rules; modifying vote and quorum requirements during a peacetime emergency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 4.035, subdivision 1; 12.03, by adding a subdivision; 12.31, subdivision 2; 12.32.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 23, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new regional wastewater treatment facility in Goodhue County.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 24, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new regional wastewater treatment facility in Goodhue County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 25, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater collection and other infrastructure improvements in Zumbro Falls; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lucero introduced:

H. F. 26, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring health care providers administering vaccines to disclose certain information to patients; requiring reports of adverse reactions to vaccines; specifying content of an informed consent form; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.

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

Lillie introduced:

H. F. 27, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for the cultural community rescue restart grant program; requiring a report.

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

Bahr, Lucero, Mekeland, Drazkowski, Munson and Miller introduced:

H. F. 28, A bill for an act relating to emergency management; protecting citizen rights; specifying citizen responsibilities; establishing a civil cause of action; defining terms; requiring legislative approval to extend a declared emergency beyond five days; requiring legislative approval before certain executive orders and rules may have the force and effect of law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 12.03, subdivision 1e, by adding subdivisions; 12.21, subdivision 3; 12.31, subdivisions 2, 3; 12.32; 12.36; 12.61, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 12.45.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.

Munson introduced:

H. F. 29, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, own, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is enrolled as a patient in the medical cannabis registry; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 624.712, by adding subdivisions; 624.713, subdivision 1; 624.714, subdivision 6; 624.7142, subdivision 1; 624.7151; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 30, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; requiring state to pay costs of property tax judgments against state-assessed property; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 278.12.

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

Haley introduced:

H. F. 31, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the port of Wabasha; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Haley introduced:

H. F. 32, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a COVID-19 public health disaster response; terminating the peacetime emergency declared in Executive Order No. 20-01.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Rules and Legislative Administration.