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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Friday, September 11, 2020


The following House Files were introduced:

Murphy introduced:

H. F. 1, A bill for an act relating to public finance; providing for stimulus measures to counter the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic; 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; 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; 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 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; making transfers; 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; 270C.445, subdivision 6; 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 272.38, subdivision 1; 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; 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; 363A.36, by adding a subdivision; 363A.44, subdivision 1; 462A.37, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 462A.38, as amended; 469.319, subdivision 4; 473.4052, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 16A.968, subdivision 3; 126C.17, subdivision 6; 273.13, subdivision 34; 289A.38, subdivision 7; 290.31, subdivision 1; 290.993; 297A.71, subdivision 52; 462A.37, subdivisions 2, 5; Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 18, subdivision 3, as amended; Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 7, subdivision 11, 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; 16, subdivision 19; 21, subdivisions 1, 18, 26, 29; 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; 240A; 289A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 16A.633, subdivision 4; 126C.65, subdivision 2; 126C.68, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, section 126C.68, subdivision 3.

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

Carlson, L. introduced:

H. F. 2, A bill for an act relating to state government finance; establishing a supplemental state budget; appropriating money, transferring money, and reducing appropriations to support state government activities; making various policy changes to conform with the supplemental budget; authorizing the sale of surplus state lands; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 84.63; 92.502; 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; 256B.0659, subdivision 11, as amended; 256B.85, subdivision 16; Laws 2014, chapter 211, section 13, as amended.

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

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

H. F. 3, 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 Jobs and Economic Development Finance Division.

Kunesh-Podein and Youakim introduced:

H. F. 4, 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, as amended; 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; 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.

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 5, 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.

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 6, 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 Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division.

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 7, 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 Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division.

Nelson, M. introduced:

H. F. 8, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying the effective date of certain provisions related to the 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.

Winkler, Davnie and Youakim introduced:

H. F. 9, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; expanding the definition of occupational disease related to COVID-19; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 176.011, subdivision 15, as amended.

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

Davnie introduced:

H. F. 10, 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.

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 11, 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.

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.

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 13, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; adopting recommendations of the 2020 Workers' Compensation Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 79A.02, subdivision 4; 79A.04, subdivision 2; 79A.06, subdivision 5; 79A.22, subdivision 13; 79A.24, subdivision 2; 176.011, subdivision 15, as amended; 176.102, subdivision 10; 176.111, subdivision 22; 176.135, subdivision 1; 176.185, by adding a subdivision; 176.223; Minnesota Statutes 2019 Supplement, sections 176.181, subdivision 2; 176.231, subdivisions 5, 6, 9, 9a; 176.2611, subdivision 5; 176.2612, subdivisions 1, 3; 176.275, subdivision 2; 176.285, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 176.181, subdivision 6.

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

Olson and Stephenson introduced:

H. F. 14, A bill for an act relating to economic development; amending grant eligibility requirements; amending Laws 2020, First Special Session chapter 1, section 4.

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

Sundin introduced:

H. F. 15, 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, as amended; 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.

Freiberg introduced:

H. F. 16, 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.

Sandstede introduced:

H. F. 17, 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 State Government Finance Division.

Klevorn introduced:

H. F. 18, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying electronic monitoring requirements; modifying Board of Executives for Long-Term Service and Supports fees; establishing private enforcement of certain rights; 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 certain long-term care services during a peacetime emergency; requiring the commissioner of health to establish a state plan to control SARS-CoV-2 infections in certain long-term care settings; establishing the Long-Term Care COVID-19 Task Force; changing provisions for nursing homes, home care, and assisted living; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 144.56, by adding subdivisions; 144.652, by adding a subdivision; 144A.04, by adding subdivisions; 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 subdivisions; 144A.291, subdivision 2; 144A.4798, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 144G.07, by adding subdivisions; 144G.08, subdivisions 7, 9, 23, by adding a subdivision; 144G.09, subdivision 3; 144G.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 144G.42, subdivision 9, by adding subdivisions; 144G.45, subdivisions 2, 5; 144G.91, by adding a subdivision; 144G.92, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2019, chapter 60, article 1, section 46; article 5, section 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144A; 144G.

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

Ecklund introduced:

H. F. 19, 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.

Nelson, M. introduced:

H. F. 20, 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.

Hansen 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.

Persell introduced:

H. F. 22, 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.

Becker-Finn introduced:

H. F. 23, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying previous appropriations for no child left inside program; amending Laws 2019, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, section 3, subdivision 6.

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

Hansen introduced:

H. F. 24, A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying previous appropriation from environment and natural resources trust fund; amending Laws 2018, chapter 214, article 4, section 2, subdivision 9.

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

Bierman introduced:

H. F. 25, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certified community behavioral health clinic reimbursement requirements; requiring a report.

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

Koznick, Demuth and Robbins introduced:

H. F. 26, A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for certain enhancements to local public safety; authorizing grants for community safety and security programs; establishing a grant to the city of Minneapolis to build a community house; governing transit safety, fare payment compliance, administrative citations, and reporting; establishing a multijurisdictional entity dedicated to addressing crime in and around the public transit system in the metropolitan area; establishing penalties; transferring and appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 299A.642, subdivision 4; 473.407, by adding a subdivision; 609.855, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.

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

Layman introduced:

H. F. 27, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the Polk County Law Library to transfer money in fiscal reserve to Polk County for technological improvements to county courthouse; permitting addition of unorganized territory in Itasca County to Harris Township, notwithstanding the petition requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 134A.17.

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

Layman introduced:

H. F. 28, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a 911 telecommunicator working group to establish statewide standards for training and certification; requiring a report.

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

Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 29, A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring certain recipients of money appropriated from the environment and natural resources trust fund to perform criminal background checks on employees, volunteers, and contractors that work with children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116P.

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

Heintzeman introduced:

H. F. 30, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring rulemaking to modify arrow requirements for taking big game.

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

Novotny introduced:

H. F. 31, A bill for an act relating to data; providing that data held by law enforcement agencies regarding the person or entity that posted bail is public; requiring notice to the agency having custody of the arrested or detained person when bail or a bond is posted; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 13.82, subdivision 2; 629.53; 629.67; 629.70.

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

Erickson introduced:

H. F. 32, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying teacher licensing, hiring, and dismissal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 122A.181, subdivisions 1, 3, as amended; 122A.40, subdivision 3; 122A.41, by adding a subdivision.

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

Jurgens introduced:

H. F. 33, A bill for an act relating to education; requiring a public school to provide transportation for nonpublic students on each day the nonpublic student has an on-site instructional day during the 2020-2021 school year; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 123B.84.

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

Kresha introduced:

H. F. 34, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school boards to establish and operate a safe learning plan 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; 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.