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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Friday, June 19, 2020


The following House Files were introduced:

Poppe introduced:

H. F. 157, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for Farm Business Management scholarships to distressed farmers.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 158, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; reimbursing reinsurance members for certain losses related to COVID-19 claims; extending the date of a CAMPUS plan submission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 176.2612, subdivision 2.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 159, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying electronic monitoring requirements; modifying Board of Executives for Long-Term Service and Supports fees; establishing a private cause of action for retaliation in certain long-term care settings; modifying infection control requirements in certain long-term care settings; modifying hospice and assisted living bills of rights; establishing consumer protections for clients receiving assisted living services; prohibiting termination of assisted living services during a peacetime emergency; establishing procedures for transfer of clients receiving assisted living services during a peacetime emergency; requiring the commissioner of health to establish a state plan to control SARS-CoV-2 infections in certain unlicensed long-term care settings; establishing the Long-Term Care COVID-19 Task Force; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 144A.751, subdivision 1; 144G.03, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 144.6502, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 144.6512, by adding a subdivision; 144A.291, subdivision 2; 144A.4798, subdivision 3; 144G.07, by adding a subdivision; 144G.09, subdivision 3; 144G.42, by adding subdivisions; 144G.91, by adding a subdivision; 144G.92, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Long-Term Care Division.

Hausman and Howard introduced:

H. F. 160, 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.

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 161, A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; clarifying building and fire code requirements for public places of accommodation that are rural event centers; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 326B.108, by adding a subdivision.

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

Bahner introduced:

H. F. 162, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a Legislative Commission on Cybersecurity; providing legislative appointments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 163, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; limiting liability for products and supplies made, sold, or donated in response to COVID-19; providing minimum injury requirements for claims related to COVID-19; addressing premises liability related to COVID-19; precluding liability when conduct complies with government-issued guidance related to COVID-19; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604A.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 164, A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting mandatory contact tracing; prohibiting health tracking of employees; classifying data; imposing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 181.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 165, A bill for an act relating to health; limiting the general authority of the commissioner of health; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 144.05, by adding a subdivision.

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

Scott introduced:

H. F. 166, A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for issuance of certain drivers' licenses during the peacetime public health emergency.

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

Nash introduced:

H. F. 167, A bill for an act relating to state government; repealing an appropriation to the Office of the Secretary of State; requiring reimbursement to the general fund; repealing Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 10, article 1, section 39.

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

Novotny and Robbins introduced:

H. F. 168, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing temporary fixed-cost reimbursement rates for day programs and employment service providers.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 169, A bill for an act relating to transportation; designating a segment of marked Trunk Highway 310 in Roseau County as Deputy Richard K. Magnuson Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 170, A bill for an act relating to transportation; designating a segment of marked Trunk Highway 11 in Roseau County as Patrol Inspector Robert H. Lobdell Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

Moran, Richardson, Hassan, Noor, Hortman and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 171, A bill for an act relating to state government; making Juneteenth a state holiday; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 645.44, subdivision 5.

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

Schultz introduced:

H. F. 172, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing certified midwife licensure by the Board of Nursing; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 147D.03, subdivision 1; 148.241; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 151.01, subdivision 23, as amended; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148G.

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

Neu and Daudt introduced:

H. F. 173, A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing the house of representatives, senate, or legislature to intervene in certain matters involving the state; requiring approval of proposed legal settlements by the Legislative Coordinating Commission; requiring parties to a civil action to serve the legislature in certain matters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 3.305, by adding a subdivision; 8.01; 8.06; 555.11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 8; 540.

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

Nash introduced:

H. F. 174, A bill for an act relating to investigation of civil unrest; creating a commission to investigate and determine facts surrounding government responses to the tragic events and civil unrest of May and June 2020; appropriating money.

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