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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Monday, July 13, 2020


The following House Files were introduced:

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 1, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring local units of government to establish law enforcement citizen oversight councils; specifying powers and duties of the councils and the responsibilities of local authorities toward them; amending arbitrator selection for peace officer grievance arbitrations; creating a process to collect and analyze data on complaints filed against peace officers; providing for a peace officer discipline report; expanding the membership of the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training; establishing a Police-Community Relations Council to report to and advise the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board; extending the civil statute of limitations for certain actions by peace officers; tolling the civil statute of limitations during investigations of peace officers; providing for revocation of peace officer license for violating use of force policy; prohibiting warrior-style training for peace officers; prohibiting the use of certain restraints; requiring law enforcement agencies to update policies regarding the use of force; establishing a duty for peace officers to intercede when another peace officer is using unreasonable force; establishing a duty for peace officers to report excessive force incidents; requiring law enforcement agencies to adopt policies that require peace officers to intercede when another officer is using unreasonable force; providing for mandatory reporting of peace officer terminations and resignation; authorizing residency requirements for peace officers; extending reporting and use of appropriation for missing and murdered indigenous women task force; authorizing rulemaking; modifying a peace officer's authority to use deadly force; assigning prosecutorial authority for peace-officer-involved deaths to the attorney general; providing for juvenile risk assessments; establishing an independent Use of Force Investigations Unit within the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension; limiting the use of money bail for certain offenses; providing critical incident stress management services; providing for public safety peer counseling; reporting law enforcement use of force; establishing an Officer-Involved Death Review Board; establishing a Community-Led Public Safety Coordinator; establishing grants to promote community-based crisis intervention; establishing grants to promote community healing; establishing standards for crisis intervention and mental illness crisis training for peace officers; requiring the development and implementation of autism training for peace officers; restoring the civil right to vote of an individual upon release from incarceration or upon sentencing if no incarceration is imposed; requiring notice; requiring reports; classifying data; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 8.01; 13.43, subdivision 9, by adding a subdivision; 201.014, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 260B.176, by adding a subdivision; 388.051, subdivision 1; 415.16, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 541.073, subdivision 2; 573.02, subdivision 1; 609.06, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 609.066, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.165, subdivision 1; 626.841; 626.8432, subdivision 2; 626.8452, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 626.8457, subdivision 1; 626.8469; 626.89, subdivisions 2, 17; 629.53; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 204C.10; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 12, subdivision 7; article 2, section 28, subdivisions 4, 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 8; 181; 201; 243; 299A; 299C; 541; 626; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 181.973.

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

Noor; Hassan; Winkler; Gomez; Davnie; Dehn; Moran; Lee; Her; Xiong, J., and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 2, A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the PROMISE Act; creating a community repair panel to consider claims and determine awards; classifying certain data; creating redevelopment and relief programs; establishing a Metropolitan Area Redevelopment Corporation; imposing a sales and use tax; requiring insurance claims assistance; regulating certain leases; authorizing limited use of eminent domain; exempting certain items from sales and use tax; requiring property tax abatement for certain properties; establishing the Civil Unrest Investigatory Commission; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 297A.75, subdivisions 1, as amended, 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473K.

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

Murphy introduced:

H. F. 3, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and for other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; modifying prior appropriations; establishing new programs and modifying existing programs; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 16A.641, by adding a subdivision; 16B.86; 16B.87; 41B.025, by adding a subdivision; 115A.0716; 123B.53, subdivisions 1, 4; 126C.63, subdivision 8; 126C.66, subdivision 3; 126C.69, as amended; 126C.71; 134.45, subdivision 5; 137.61; 137.62, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 137.63; 137.64; 363A.36, by adding a subdivision; 363A.44, subdivision 1; 462A.37, by adding a subdivision; 473.4052, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 16A.968, subdivision 3; 462A.37, subdivisions 2, 5; Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 18, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, sections 10, subdivision 7, as amended; 13; Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, sections 15, subdivisions 3, as amended, 4; 18, subdivision 3; 20, subdivision 21, as amended; Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 1, sections 2, subdivision 6; 7, subdivision 1; 21, subdivisions 1, 26, 27; 26, subdivisions 1, as amended, 2; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 11, article 6, section 7, subdivision 2, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 116J; 174; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 126C.65, subdivision 2; 126C.68, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 126C.68, subdivision 3; Minnesota Rules, part 7380.0280.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 4, A bill for an act relating to human rights; adding a definition of race to the Minnesota Human Rights Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 363A.03, by adding a subdivision.

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

Moran introduced:

H. F. 5, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions governing child foster care and background studies; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 245A.16, by adding a subdivision; 245C.02, by adding a subdivision; 245C.05, subdivisions 2c, 2d; 245C.14, subdivision 1; 245C.15, by adding a subdivision; 245C.24, subdivision 4, as amended, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 245A.05; 245A.07, subdivision 1; 245C.05, subdivision 4, as amended; 245C.08, subdivision 3; 245C.24, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.

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

Kunesh-Podein introduced:

H. F. 6, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for general education; education excellence; teachers; Department of Education housekeeping; nutrition; and early childhood education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 13.32, subdivision 3; 120A.22, subdivision 7; 120B.021, subdivision 2; 120B.11, subdivisions 2, 3; 121A.031, subdivisions 5, 6; 121A.41, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 121A.45, subdivision 1; 121A.46, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 121A.47, subdivisions 2, 14; 121A.53, subdivision 1; 121A.55; 122A.40, subdivision 8; 122A.41, subdivision 5; 123B.09, subdivision 2; 123B.147, subdivision 3; 124D.111; 124D.74, subdivision 1; 124D.78, subdivisions 1, 3; 124D.79, subdivision 2; 124D.81, subdivision 1; 124D.861, subdivision 2; 125A.30; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 120B; 124D.

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

Richardson, Moran and Hassan introduced:

H. F. 7, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Dignity in Pregnancy and Childbirth Act; requiring continuing education on implicit bias; expanding the maternal death studies conducted by the commissioner of health to include maternal morbidity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 145.901, subdivisions 1, 2, as amended, 3, 4; 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 and Human Services Policy.

Fischer introduced:

H. F. 8, A bill for an act relating to state government; creating a task force to study the design of the state flag.

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

Gomez introduced:

H. F. 9, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for disparity impact analysis of proposed legislation; requiring state agencies to biannually report actions taken to address disparities; requiring each change item in the governor's budget proposal to include a disparity analysis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 16A.10, subdivision 1c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 15.

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

Gomez introduced:

H. F. 10, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a program for emergency community relief grants; appropriating money.

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

Lippert introduced:

H. F. 11, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying personal care assistant and support worker requirements; temporarily allowing compensation for personal care assistance services provided by a parent or spouse; establishing a temporary rate increase for personal care assistance services; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 256B.0659, subdivision 11, as amended; 256B.85, subdivision 16.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 12, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; establishing a funding program for distance learning equipment; establishing a grant program for telemedicine equipment purchased to deal with COVID-19; requiring reports; appropriating money.

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

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 13, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying provisions for property taxes, local government aids, individual and corporate franchise taxes, sales and use taxes, lawful gambling taxes, and other miscellaneous taxes and tax provisions; modifying the referendum equalization levy; providing for certain property tax classification and property tax relief for damaged properties; providing local government aid penalty forgiveness; modifying and providing for certain additions and subtractions for the individual income and corporate franchise taxes; making the student loan credit refundable; modifying and providing for new sales and use tax exemptions; providing provisions related to partnership audits; modifying lawful gambling taxes; modifying the workforce and affordable homeownership development program; making other minor policy, technical, and conforming changes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 270C.445, subdivision 6; 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 273.13, subdivision 25; 289A.31, subdivision 1; 289A.37, subdivision 2; 289A.38, subdivisions 8, 9, 10; 289A.42; 289A.60, subdivision 24; 290.0131, subdivision 10; 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.0133, subdivision 12; 290.0682, subdivision 2; 297A.70, subdivision 13; 297A.71, by adding subdivisions; 297E.02, subdivision 6, as amended; 297E.021, subdivision 2; 297F.17, subdivision 6; 297G.16, subdivision 7; 349.15, subdivision 1; 349.151, subdivision 4; 462A.38, as amended; 469.319, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 126C.17, subdivision 6; 273.13, subdivision 34; 289A.38, subdivision 7; 290.31, subdivision 1; 290.993; 297A.71, subdivision 52; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, as amended, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 289A.

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

Carlson, L. introduced:

H. F. 14, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for corrections and public safety.

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

Dehn introduced:

H. F. 15, A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying requirements related to the release of election results at the 2020 state primary and state general elections.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 16, A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying the commissioner of public safety's authority to suspend drivers' licenses in certain situations; providing for retroactive driver's license reinstatement in certain instances; making technical changes; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 169.92, subdivision 4; 171.16, subdivisions 2, 3; 171.18, subdivision 1; 480.15, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171.

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

Noor and Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 17, A bill for an act relating to higher education; strengthening the Increase Teachers of Color Act in higher education; modifying provisions for student teacher grants and teacher shortage loan forgiveness; directing the Office of Higher Education to develop recommendations for more detailed collection of race and ethnicity data from postsecondary institutions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 136A.1275, as amended; 136A.1791, as amended; Laws 2019, chapter 64, article 1, section 2, subdivision 28; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 4830.9130, subparts 2, 3.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 18, A bill for an act relating to forfeiture; limiting vehicles and other property subject to forfeiture; providing for recovery of property by innocent owners; modifying participation in the federal equitable sharing program; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 169A.63, subdivisions 1, 7, 8, 10, by adding subdivisions; 609.531, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 609.5311, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 609.5314, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.5315, subdivisions 5, 5b, 6; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 169A.63, subdivision 13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 609.5317.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 19, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying provisions for priority qualified facilities; modifying authority to acquire property interests; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 115B.17, subdivision 13; 115B.406, subdivisions 1, 9; 115B.407; 116.07, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7044.0350.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 20, A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment and natural resources; modifying provisions related to certifiable fish diseases; modifying provisions on farmed Cervidae; modifying reporting requirement on school trust lands; modifying certain provisions for transporting snowmobiles; requiring recommendations for watercraft operators safety program; modifying definition of all-terrain vehicle; regulating insecticide use in wildlife management areas; modifying provisions for certain invasive species permits; modifying state park provisions; providing for special-use permits; providing for regulation of possessing, propagating, and selling snakes, lizards, and salamanders; modifying hunting and fishing provisions; modifying date of Lake Superior Management Plan; modifying review and approval of local regulation in Mississippi River Corridor Critical Area; modifying requirements for exchanging wild rice leases; modifying provisions for acquiring and conveying state property interests; modifying Water Law; creating soil and water conservation fund; 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 provisions for priority qualified facilities; prohibiting PFAS in food packaging; providing for labeling of certain nonwoven disposable products; modifying certain accounts; providing for management of certain units of outdoor recreation; adding to and deleting from state parks and recreation areas; authorizing sales of certain state lands; modifying prior appropriations; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 16A.531, by adding a subdivision; 17.4982, subdivisions 6, 8, 9, 12, by adding subdivisions; 17.4985, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 17.4986, subdivisions 2, 4; 17.4991, subdivision 3; 17.4992, subdivision 2; 35.155, subdivision 1; 84.63; 84.82, subdivisions 1a, 7a; 84.92, subdivision 8; 84D.11, subdivision 1a; 85.052, subdivisions 1, 2, 6, by adding a subdivision; 85.053, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 85.43; 92.502; 97A.015, subdivision 51; 97A.137, subdivision 5; 97A.401, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 97A.421, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 97B.031, subdivision 1; 97B.036; 97C.005, subdivision 3; 97C.342, subdivision 2; 97C.515, subdivision 2; 97C.621; 97C.805, subdivision 2; 97C.836; 103C.315, subdivision 4; 103G.271, by adding subdivisions; 103G.287, subdivision 5; 115B.17, subdivision 13; 115B.406, subdivisions 1, 9; 115B.407; 115B.49, subdivision 3; 116.07, by adding a subdivision; 116G.07, by adding a subdivision; 116G.15, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 35.155, subdivision 6; 84.027, subdivision 18; 85.054, subdivision 1; 85.47; 97A.505, subdivision 8; 97B.086; Laws 2016, chapter 154, section 16; Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 3, section 3, subdivision 5; Laws 2017, chapter 96, section 2, subdivision 9, as amended; Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 4, section 2, subdivision 6; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, sections 2, subdivision 10; 3, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84; 92; 97A; 97B; 115; 325E; 325F; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 85.0505, subdivision 3; 85.0507; 85.054, subdivision 19; Minnesota Rules, part 7044.0350.

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

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 21, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; authorizing additional unemployment insurance benefits for certain mining employees.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 22, A bill for an act relating to environment; prioritizing expenditures from dry cleaner environmental response and reimbursement account; banning perchloroethylene; modifying prior appropriation; appropriating money for cost-share program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 115B.49, subdivision 3; Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, section 2, subdivision 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.

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

Kunesh-Podein introduced:

H. F. 23, A bill for an act relating to education; strengthening the Increase Teachers of Color Act; seeking to increase the percentage of teachers of color and American Indian teachers in Minnesota; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 120B.11, subdivisions 2, 3; 122A.185, subdivision 1; 124D.861, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 120B; 122A.

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

Nelson, M. introduced:

H. F. 24, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing grant extensions in certain cases; requiring a report.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 25, A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying the advanced biofuel, renewable chemical, and biomass thermal incentive programs; appropriating money for bioincentive programs, an ammonia production pilot demonstration project, and a grant to the Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority to expand a city-owned building housing a solar panel manufacturer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 16A.152, subdivision 2; 41A.16, subdivision 6; 41A.17, subdivision 5; 41A.18, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 41A.16, subdivision 1; 41A.17, subdivision 1; 41A.18, subdivision 1.

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

Bernardy introduced:

H. F. 26, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring implementation of online driver's license knowledge testing; implementing a fee for not appearing for a driving exam; prohibiting the practice of reserving driving exam slots for driving schools; requiring a report on the road testing backlog; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 171.13, subdivision 7, by adding subdivisions.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 27, 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.

Mahoney introduced:

H. F. 28, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for exceptions to certain economic development grant programs during a peacetime emergency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 116J.8748, subdivision 3; 116J.994, subdivision 6.

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

Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 29, A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing a power purchase agreement for certain electric cogeneration activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216B.2424, by adding subdivisions.

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

Nelson, M. introduced:

H. F. 30, A bill for an act relating to labor; extending the effective date of Public Employment Relations Board; amending Laws 2014, chapter 211, section 13, as amended.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 31, A bill for an act relating to crime; providing guidance to courts on sentencing veterans for criminal offenses related to a service-related disorder; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy Division.

Kunesh-Podein introduced:

H. F. 32, A bill for an act relating to public safety; extending reporting and use of appropriation for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Task Force; amending Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 12, subdivision 7; article 2, section 28, subdivisions 4, 5.

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

Cantrell introduced:

H. F. 33, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing retention grants for certain disability service providers; modifying customized living quality improvement grants; extending portions of a COVID-19 peacetime emergency modification to economic assistance program application requirements; appropriating money; amending Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 9, article 4, section 28; article 14, section 2, subdivision 27; Laws 2020, First Special Session chapter 7, section 1, subdivision 2.

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

Liebling introduced:

H. F. 34, A bill for an act relating to human services; extending portions of a COVID-19 peacetime emergency modification to economic assistance program application requirements; amending Laws 2020, First Special Session chapter 7, section 1, subdivision 2.

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

Liebling introduced:

H. F. 35, A bill for an act relating to health care; providing a onetime payment to medical assistance dental providers to assist in covering the cost of personal protection equipment used when providing dental services to medical assistance enrollees during the COVID pandemic; appropriating money.

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

Noor introduced:

H. F. 36, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; temporarily modifying eligibility for secondary students.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 37, A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating the civil unrest immediate relief program; requiring reports; appropriating money.

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

Murphy introduced:

H. F. 38, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an agriculture and health laboratory; 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.

Murphy introduced:

H. F. 39, 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.

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 40, A bill for an act relating to data practices; authorizing dissemination of certain data on driver's license and Minnesota identification card holders for replacement Social Security card applications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 171.12, subdivision 7b.

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

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 41, A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for a grant to Minnesota Diversified Industries, Inc.

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

Hassan and Xiong, J. introduced:

H. F. 42, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing an alternative to public safety emergency response grant program to replace law enforcement responders when appropriate; appropriating money; 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.

Hassan and Xiong, J. introduced:

H. F. 43, A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting state and local units of government and law enforcement agencies from acquiring military grade weapons from the Pentagon's 1033 program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 44, A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing enhanced debt service equalization aid for consolidating school districts facing unique circumstances; clarifying allowed uses of long-term facilities maintenance revenue and capital levies; increasing lease levy authority for school districts that are members of cooperative units; modifying referendum equalization levy; authorizing Independent School District No. 709, Duluth, to transfer levy authority from the long-term facilities maintenance revenue program to the debt redemption fund; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 123B.535; 123B.595, subdivision 3; 126C.40, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 126C.17, subdivision 6.

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

Hassan introduced:

H. F. 45, A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for a grant to the African American Registry; requiring a report.

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

Lee, Long, Wagenius, Hornstein and Jordan introduced:

H. F. 46, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for construction of community spaces and 311 and 911 facilities in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 47, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Pine Technical and Community College; appropriating money for the Minneapolis Community and Technical College for manufacturing and trades training; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 48, A bill for an act relating to education; establishing curriculum review and best practices sharing; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 49, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school boards to implement flexible learning year programs without approval by the commissioner of education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 120A.41; 124D.12; 124D.121; 124D.122; 124D.126, subdivision 1; 124D.127.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 50, A bill for an act relating to education; suspending academic standards review cycle; requiring a report.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 51, A bill for an act relating to education; codifying teacher code of ethics in statute and repealing code of ethics in rule; requiring school district ethics complaints procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 122A.09, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 122A.09, subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules, part 8710.2100, subparts 1, 2.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 52, A bill for an act relating to economic development; forgiving loans under the Lake Mille Lacs area economic relief program; amending Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 7, section 46, subdivision 2.

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

Freiberg and Carlson, L. introduced:

H. F. 53, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing an exception to the nursing home licensing and certification moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 144A.071, subdivision 4c.

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

Franson introduced:

H. F. 54, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to construct a new culvert under U.S. Highway 29; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Nash introduced:

H. F. 55, 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.

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 56, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the K-12 education expense credit and subtraction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 290.0132, subdivision 4; 290.0674, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 290.0674, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 290.0674, subdivision 2a.

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

Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 57, A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a choice scholarship program with enrollment options for students; authorizing general education revenue for nonpublic school use for a transfer student; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

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

Bennett and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 58, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying innovation zone provisions; amending Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 5, article 2, section 52.

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

Kresha and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 59, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school boards to establish a school attendance model for the 2020-2021 school year; establishing a parent-based distance learning program for the 2020-2021 school year; modifying the school calendar for the 2020-2021 school year; extending school district fund transfer flexibility; defining distance learning; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 126C.05, subdivision 1; Laws 2020, chapter 116, article 3, section 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120A.

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

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 60, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, section 1; providing for a fundamental right to quality public education for all children.

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

Kresha and Erickson introduced:

H. F. 61, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing a credit for donations to fund K-12 scholarships; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 290.0131, by adding a subdivision; 290.0133, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 62, A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; expanding the definition of education-related expenses for the education expenses subtraction and credit to include certain broadband subscription expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 290.0674, subdivision 1.

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