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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Wednesday, August 12, 2020


The following House Files were introduced:

Cantrell and Liebling introduced:

H. F. 1, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying customized living quality improvement grants; extending portions of a COVID-19 peacetime emergency modification to economic assistance program application requirements; establishing retention and public health grants; 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.

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 2, A bill for an act relating to public safety; delaying the effective date of the first meeting of the Ensuring Police Excellence and Improving Community Relations Advisory Council; delaying the effective dates of certain training requirements for peace officers; amending an appropriation to the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board to permit the hiring of staff; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 626.8457, subdivision 3, as amended; 626.8469, subdivision 1, as amended; Laws 2020, Second Special Session chapter 1, sections 15, subdivision 4; 22, subdivision 2; 35.

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

Mariani introduced:

H. F. 3, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying an appropriation for the Southeast Asian Language Job Training Facility in St. Paul; amending Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 1, section 21, subdivision 28, as amended.

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

Nelson, M. and Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 4, A bill for an act relating to state government; providing certain grant extensions; permitting video conferencing to satisfy the requirement to personally appear before a notarial officer for certain conveyances; extending an effective date; requiring a report; amending Laws 2014, chapter 211, section 13, as amended.

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

Nelson, M. introduced:

H. F. 5, 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.

Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 6, A bill for an act relating to state government; permitting video conferencing to satisfy the requirement to appear personally before a notarial officer for certain conveyances.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 7, 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.

Marquart introduced:

H. F. 8, A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing local governments to distribute coronavirus relief fund dollars to individuals, private businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

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

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 9, 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.

Jordan and Sandell introduced:

H. F. 10, A bill for an act relating to public health; requiring a facial covering at certain times.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 11, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring review of state social studies standards to include the Tribal Nations Education Committee.

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

Persell introduced:

H. F. 12, A bill for an act relating to state government; banning certain public memorials.

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

Elkins introduced:

H. F. 13, A bill for an act relating to taxation; metropolitan revenue distribution; increasing the amount in the livable communities fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 473F.08, subdivision 3b.

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

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 14, A bill for an act relating to corrections; extending the sunset of the Itasca County Jail facility.

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

Huot introduced:

H. F. 15, A bill for an act relating to education; directing the Minnesota School Safety Center to develop a school threat assessment policy; modifying the allowable uses of the safe schools levy; establishing requirements for school resource officers; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 126C.44; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.

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

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 16, 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.

Lesch introduced:

H. F. 17, 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.

Schultz introduced:

H. F. 18, 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.

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 19, 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.

Persell introduced:

H. F. 20, 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, Becker-Finn, Morrison, Ecklund, Her, Wagenius, Hornstein, Lee, Claflin and Tabke introduced:

H. F. 21, A bill for an act relating to environment; appropriating money from environment and natural resources trust fund; modifying previous appropriations; amending Laws 2017, chapter 96, section 2, subdivision 9, as amended; Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 4, section 2, subdivision 6.

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

Ecklund, Becker-Finn, Hansen, Her, Lee, Claflin and Tabke introduced:

H. F. 22, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying provisions on farmed Cervidae; modifying muzzleloader provisions; permanently allowing portable stands in certain wildlife management areas; modifying Cervidae carcass transportation restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 35.155, subdivision 1; 97A.015, subdivision 51; 97A.137, subdivision 5; 97B.031, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 35.155, subdivision 6; 97A.505, subdivision 8.

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

Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 23, A bill for an act relating to retirement; establishing the Minnesota secure choice retirement program; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 187.

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

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 24, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring equitable geographic distribution of state employee layoffs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 43A.046.

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

Kiel and Novotny introduced:

H. F. 25, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying customized living quality improvement grants; extending portions of a COVID-19 peacetime emergency modification to economic assistance program application requirements; establishing retention and public health grants; 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 Health and Human Services Finance Division.

Scott introduced:

H. F. 26, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring an annual curriculum audit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 120B.11, subdivision 9.

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

Kiel and Novotny introduced:

H. F. 27, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying customized living quality improvement grants; extending portions of a COVID-19 peacetime emergency modification to economic assistance program application requirements; establishing retention and public health grants; 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 Health and Human Services Finance Division.

Sandstede and Layman introduced:

H. F. 28, A bill for an act relating to corrections; prohibiting the commissioner of corrections from closing or reducing staffing for the Togo Challenge Incarceration Program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 244.172, by adding a subdivision.

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

Morrison introduced:

H. F. 29, A bill for an act relating to health occupations; creating a psychology interjurisdictional compact; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.

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