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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Monday, March 15, 1999


The following House Files were introduced:

Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 1897, A bill for an act relating to drug policy and violence prevention; authorizing the commissioner of children, families, and learning to award grants for substance abuse intervention in neighborhoods programs; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Family and Early Childhood Education Finance

Daggett introduced:

H. F. No. 1898, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public and private sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Wadena county.

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

Olson and Anderson, B., introduced:

H. F. No. 1899, A bill for an act relating to education funding; authorizing a technology grant for independent school district No. 882, Monticello; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 1900, A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing transfer of land and buildings to the keepers of the sacred tradition of pipemakers for use as a museum and a resident academy; providing for a grant to restore the buildings; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Policy

Broecker, Boudreau, Otremba, Hausman and Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 1901, A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing the replacement of the Lake Owasso intermediate care facility in Ramsey county.

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

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 1902, A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; allowing certain lighting devices mounted on delivery vehicles; requiring department of public safety to make recommendations concerning allowable lighting; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.55, subdivision 1; and 169.58, by adding a subdivision.

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

Bakk; Anderson, I., and Tunheim introduced:

H. F. No. 1903, A bill for an act relating to railroads; requiring railroads incorporated in a foreign country to install signalized grade crossing protection at all grade crossings in Minnesota.

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

Anderson, I.; Tunheim and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 1904, A bill for an act relating to railroads; authorizing the city of Ranier to prohibit the parking of running railroad locomotives within the city.

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

Seifert, M.; Greiling; Erickson; Rostberg and Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 1905, A bill for an act relating to state government; rulemaking; authorizing the governor to veto certain rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 14.05, by adding a subdivision; 14.16, subdivision 3; 14.26, subdivision 3; 14.386; and 14.389, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Tunheim, Bakk and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 1906, A bill for an act relating to railroads; requiring the commissioner of transportation to prescribe a speed limit on a rail line between and connecting Warroad and Baudette.

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

Anderson, I.; Tunheim and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 1907, A bill for an act relating to railroads; imposing an entry fee upon railroads entering Minnesota from a foreign country; providing a penalty.

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

Tunheim, Bakk and Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 1908, A bill for an act relating to railroads; requiring trains entering Minnesota from a foreign country to be inspected; providing a penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 219.

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

Larson, D., and Gleason introduced:

H. F. No. 1909, A bill for an act relating to the metropolitan airports commission; directing the commission to provide sound insulation for preschools in the DNL65.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Gunther and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 1910, A bill for an act relating to housing; housing finance agency; authorizing agency to make home improvement loans where debt to value ratio is up to 110 percent; authorizing agency to make equity take-out loans to owners of federally subsidized housing under certain circumstances; allowing participants to receive rental assistance for family stabilization for up to 60 months; clarifying purposes for which community rehabilitation funds may be used; establishing account to provide homeownership opportunities for disabled; modifying low-income housing credits; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 462A.05, subdivision 14; 462A.073, subdivision 2; 462A.205, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 6, and 9; 462A.206, subdivision 2; 462A.21, by adding a subdivision; 462A.222, subdivision 3; and 462A.223, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 462A.073, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Policy

Mariani, Osthoff, Entenza, Dawkins, McCollum, Hausman, Paymar, Trimble and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. No. 1911, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a grant to the Science Museum of Minnesota for costs related to the opening of the new museum; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Huntley, Jennings, Greenfield, Koskinen and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 1912, A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to MFIP; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256J.49, subdivision 12; 256J.52, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 256J.53, subdivision 1; and 256J.62, by adding a subdivision; Laws 1997, chapter 85, article 1, section 63; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256J; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256J.53, subdivision 4.

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

Pugh introduced:

H. F. No. 1913, A bill for an act relating to public utilities; regulating certain transmission line siting; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116C.

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

Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 1914, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to independent school district No. 2859, Glencoe-Silver Lake, for a long-range facility study.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Leighton introduced:

H. F. No. 1915, A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; modifying third party liability provisions; requiring attorneys to file statements of attorney fees; modifying special compensation fund procedures; providing alternative cost allocation accounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 176.011, subdivision 3; 176.061, subdivisions 3, 5, 7, 10, and by adding a subdivision; 176.081, subdivision 1; 176.101, subdivisions 1, 2a, and 8; 176.102, subdivision 11; 176.111, by adding a subdivision; 176.129, subdivisions 2, 3, and 4; 176.231, subdivision 2; and 176.611, subdivision 2a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Policy

Solberg introduced:

H. F. No. 1916, A bill for an act relating to Itasca county; providing for tax increment financing district and development powers for power plant related to taconite mine direct reduction plant and steel mill.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Hausman introduced:

H. F. No. 1917, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for metropolitan council transit and greater Minnesota transit.

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

Van Dellen introduced:

H. F. No. 1918, A bill for an act relating to education funding; adjusting the referendum revenue amount for independent school district No. 277, Westonka.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Ozment, Haas, Reuter, Swenson and Carruthers introduced:

H. F. No. 1919, A bill for an act relating to environment; adding methane gas recovery to the list of preferred waste management practices; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 115A.02.

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

Ozment, Wolf, Pugh, Holberg and Milbert introduced:

H. F. No. 1920, A bill for an act relating to crime; establishing a pilot project in Dakota county to implement and study community justice zones; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 1921, A bill for an act relating to adoption; modifying the relative custody assistance maximum to correspond to foster care assistance rates; modifying the adoption assistance maximum to correspond to foster care assistance rates; repealing obsolete references to AFDC; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 257.85, subdivisions 3 and 7; and 259.67, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law

Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 1922, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; restructuring the individual income tax; conforming to federal S corporation rules; disallowing itemized deductions; allowing standard deduction and personal exemption amounts; allowing certain previously taxed retirement benefits to be deducted in tax year 1999; repealing the individual alternative minimum tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b, 19e, 19f, 19g, and by adding a subdivision; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 290.091, subdivision 6; 290.491; and 290.9725; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19b and 19g; 290.0671, subdivision 3; 290.0674, subdivision 3; and 290.091, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.

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

Mares and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 1923, A bill for an act relating to state government; legislative commission on pensions and retirement; reducing the commission membership from 12 to ten; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 3.85, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 1924, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private or public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water and wetland in Todd county.

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

Otremba and Biernat introduced:

H. F. No. 1925, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for teacher retirement.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Huntley and Greenfield introduced:

H. F. No. 1926, A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a Minnesota telemedicine network; regulating the provision of interstate telemedicine services; authorizing medical assistance reimbursement of telemedicine services; providing grants to establish and maintain a telemedicine network; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144.335, subdivision 1; 147.081, subdivision 1; 147.091, subdivision 1; and 147.141; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 147; and 256B.

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

Storm and Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 1927, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money to establish a shared information management system for police agencies.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Bishop introduced:

H. F. No. 1928, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water and wetland in Olmsted county.

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

Westerberg and Gunther introduced:

H. F. No. 1929, A bill for an act relating to housing; creating a pilot home ownership program under the rental assistance to family stabilization program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 462A.205, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Policy

Van Dellen introduced:

H. F. No. 1930, A bill for an act relating to education funding; increasing the maximum referendum allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.17, subdivision 2.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Trimble, Dawkins, Entenza, Paymar, Osthoff, McCollum, Hausman and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. No. 1931, A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing funding for the contaminated site cleanup and development account; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Jennings, Workman, Gunther and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 1932, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating rental vehicle coverages; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 72A.125, subdivisions 1 and 2.

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

Boudreau introduced:

H. F. No. 1933, A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a task force to develop a new day training and habilitation payment rate structure with technical assistance from the commissioner of human services.

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

Bradley introduced:

H. F. No. 1934, A bill for an act relating to education funding; authorizing a grant to fund the second year of a special education base adjustment; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Harder introduced:

H. F. No. 1935, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying calculation of the replacement cost new for nursing facilities completing projects approved under the moratorium exception process; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.431, subdivision 17.

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

Dempsey introduced:

H. F. No. 1936, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of bonds to refurbish the LeDuc mansion in Hastings; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Policy

Bishop; Kahn; Larsen, P., and Abrams introduced:

H. F. No. 1937, A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing county services districts; requiring counties to cooperate in the delivery of services; authorizing boards and advisory committees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 373.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Local Government and Metropolitan Affairs

Anderson, B., and Rostberg introduced:

H. F. No. 1938, A bill for an act relating to the military; appropriating money to assist in the operation and staffing of the Minnesota national guard youth camp at Camp Ripley.

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

Howes and Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 1939, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing certain motorized vehicles that assist the disabled on nonmotorized state trails; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 85.018, subdivision 4.

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

Jennings, Wolf, Davids, Ozment and Huntley introduced:

H. F. No. 1940, A bill for an act relating to utilities; modifying requirements for renewable energy development funding; specifying that certain required expenditures are recoverable; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 116C.779; and 216B.1645.

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

Clark, K., and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 1941, A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing the commissioner of public safety to award grants for substance abuse intervention in neighborhoods programs; appropriating money.

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

Bakk; Finseth; Skoe; Anderson, I., and Tunheim introduced:

H. F. No. 1942, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an inflation adjustment to payments by the department of natural resources to counties in lieu of taxes on certain lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 477A.12; and 477A.14; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A.

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

Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 1943, A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private and public sales of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water in Cook county.

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

Wenzel and Hasskamp introduced:

H. F. No. 1944, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying the route of Paul Bunyan state trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 85.015, subdivision 15.

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

Wenzel, Otremba, Peterson, Kubly and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. No. 1945, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring the Minnesota attorney general to investigate possible illegal practices in the meatpacking industry; requiring a report; appropriating money.

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

Ness; Finseth; Harder; Swenson; Wenzel; Rostberg; Clark, J.; Kuisle; Dorman; Cassell; Storm and Erickson introduced:

H. F. No. 1946, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for operations of the department of agriculture.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development Finance

Jennings and Holsten introduced:

H. F. No. 1947, A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying judicial remedies pertaining to brewers and wholesalers; providing for a right to jury trials; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 325B.08.

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

Munger, Howes, Bakk, Tomassoni and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. No. 1948, A bill for an act relating to railroads; appropriating money for a study of restoring and extending Amtrak rail passenger service connecting the Twin Cities, Duluth, and the Iron Range.

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

Munger, Trimble, Rostberg, Milbert and McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 1949, A bill for an act relating to the environment; regulating packaging; setting mandatory recycled content for certain products and packaging; regulating transport packaging; regulating disposable packaging; requiring use of reusable packaging for certain percentages of beverages sold or, in the alternative, refundable recycling deposits on nonreusable beverage packaging; requiring a wood waste and wood products residue marketing plan; providing civil and administrative penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16B.122, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; and 297A.01, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16B; 115A; 116F; and 325E; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 116F.01; 116F.02; 116F.05; 116F.06; and 116F.08.

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

Johnson, Kielkucki, Entenza, Mares and Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 1950, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a citizens advisory council on food; requiring a report; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 1951, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for restoration of the Grimm farmstead.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Abrams, Daggett, Erhardt, Rest and McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 1952, A bill for an act relating to taxation; prohibiting imposition of additional qualifications on granting of homestead classification; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 273.124, by adding a subdivision.

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

Reuter introduced:

H. F. No. 1953, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for infrastructure improvements in the city of Owatonna.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Paymar, Broecker and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 1954, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; creating a pilot project grant program to provide services to victims and witnesses of crime; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1955, A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the name, duties, and membership of regional coordinating boards; directing federal financial participation for medical education and research costs to be sought; authorizing the commissioner of health to assume regulatory authority over certain radioactive materials; modifying fees for speech-language pathologists and audiologists; modifying lead safety provisions; authorizing penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62J.09; 62J.69, by adding a subdivision; 144.9504, subdivision 7; 144.99, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; and 148.5194; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 144.9507; and 144.9511; Laws 1998, chapter 407, article 2, section 104.

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

Goodno introduced:

H. F. No. 1956, A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for human services, including the veterans nursing homes board; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256J.03.

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

Haas introduced:

H. F. No. 1957, A bill for an act relating to health; eliminating the annual fee for the senior drug program; increasing the asset limit for eligibility for qualified Medicare beneficiaries; requiring a study; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256.955, subdivision 7; and 256B.057, subdivision 3.

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

Haas introduced:

H. F. No. 1958, A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing a waiver of statute and rule to permit the direct payment of child support for children whose fathers are participating in the FATHER welfare-to-work demonstration project; appropriating money.

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

Bradley; Goodno; Seifert, J.; Huntley and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 1959, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the implementation date for county-based purchasing and making other changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 256B.69, subdivision 3a, and by adding a subdivision; and 256B.692, subdivisions 2 and 5.

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

Gray, Nornes, Sykora, Mariani and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. No. 1960, A bill for an act relating to children; removing obsolete child care system reports from statute; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 119B.24.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Family and Early Childhood Education Finance

Otremba and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 1961, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a low-income housing tax credit; 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

Otremba and Koskinen introduced:

H. F. No. 1962, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring equal coverage of inherited metabolic diseases; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 62A.26.

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

Howes, Bakk, Boudreau, Schumacher and Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. No. 1963, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; prohibiting certain actions by the state or a political subdivision against firearms or ammunition manufacturers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law

Finseth, Westfall, Tunheim and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 1964, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for flood water management in the Red river basin.

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

Finseth, Skoe and Tunheim introduced:

H. F. No. 1965, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; transferring responsibility for making drainage benefit payments on state lands to the commissioner of finance; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 103E.025, subdivision 5; and 103E.615, subdivision 5.

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

Mulder; Ozment; Gunther; Seifert, M.; Carlson; Westrom; Rhodes; Harder; Winter; Kuisle; Osskopp; Trimble and Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 1966, A bill for an act relating to energy; altering a wind energy mandate; setting aside a portion of a wind energy mandate for farmers; creating a revolving loan account; regulating utility renewable energy obligations; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 116C.779; and 216B.2423, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

Tunheim introduced:

H. F. No. 1967, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for increased local government aid distributions for cities in which commercial and industrial property market value is reduced; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. No. 1968, A bill for an act relating to insurance; making changes in Medicare supplemental insurance required by federal law; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 62A.31, subdivisions 1, 3, and by adding a subdivision; and 62A.43, subdivision 4.

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

Juhnke, Peterson, Tunheim, Otremba, Kubly and Wenzel introduced:

H. F. No. 1969, A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; increasing the agricultural homestead acreage subject to a lower class rate; providing a homestead and agricultural credit and adjustment; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 273.13, subdivision 23; and 273.1398, subdivision 1a.

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

Mares, Rhodes and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 1970, A bill for an act relating to retirement; requiring the Minnesota state retirement system and the department of employee relations to submit a report on the number of employees in the correctional plan to the legislative commission on pensions and retirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 352.91, subdivision 4.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 1971, A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing Minnesota Wireless Emergency Telephone Services Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 403.02, by adding subdivisions; 403.07, subdivision 4; 403.08, subdivision 7; 403.09; 403.11, subdivisions 1 and 2; 403.113, subdivision 1; 403.12, subdivision 1; and 403.13; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 404.

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

Biernat, Mares, Stanek, Johnson and Gray introduced:

H. F. No. 1972, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a statewide youth athletic program; appropriating money; amending Laws 1998, chapter 398, article 5, section 45.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 1973, A bill for an act relating to adoption; providing for release of birth information to adopted persons; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 259.89, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, and by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 259; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 259.89, subdivisions 2 and 3.

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

Kuisle introduced:

H. F. No. 1974, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales tax and sales tax on motor vehicles; exempting motor vehicles and replacement parts purchased by certain transit systems and transit providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 297A.25, by adding a subdivision; and 297B.03.

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

Wolf introduced:

H. F. No. 1975, A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying the appointment process and position classifications for the state archaeologist; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 138.35, subdivisions 1 and 1a.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Mahoney and Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 1976, A bill for an act relating to community development; providing funding for the acquisition and development of the former Stroh's brewery site in St. Paul; appropriating money.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Lenczewski; Larson, D., and Seagren introduced:

H. F. No. 1977, A bill for an act relating to education; directing the board of trustees of the Minnesota state colleges and universities to reduce spending disparities among campuses.

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

Abrams and Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 1978, A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing purchases of certain prizes to qualify as sales for resale; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.01, subdivision 4.

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

Rostberg, Rhodes, Molnau and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. No. 1979, A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating critical incident stress management, fire assistance support team grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Osskopp introduced:

H. F. No. 1980, A bill for an act relating to child support; establishing a child support mediation pilot program; requiring an evaluation; appropriating money.

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

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. No. 1981, A bill for an act relating to taxes; local government aid to cities; reducing the city aid base as aid appropriations increase; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 477A.011, subdivision 37; and 477A.013, subdivision 9.

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

McGuire introduced:

H. F. No. 1982, A bill for an act relating to medical assistance; providing coverage for a certain over-the-counter drug under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13.

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

Dorn, Kalis and Gunther introduced:

H. F. No. 1983, A bill for an act relating to children; appropriating money for the South Central Children's Project.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Family and Early Childhood Education Finance

Abrams and Rest introduced:

H. F. No. 1984, A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the department of administration to erect a sign in front of the department of revenue.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Buesgens, Molnau, Skoglund, Biernat and Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 1985, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing suspension of a vehicle's registration in certain circumstances; requiring a detachable form to be provided in a vehicle's certificate of title and completed under certain circumstances; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 168.17; 168A.05, subdivision 5; and 168A.10, subdivisions 1, 2, and 5.

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

Nornes, Daggett, Westfall and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 1986, A bill for an act relating to highways; designating Otter Tail Veterans Memorial Drive; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.

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

McCollum, Pugh, Holsten, Dempsey and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. No. 1987, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the Minnesota river valley birding trail.

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

Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 1988, A bill for an act relating to health; exempting certain services provided free of charge from the MinnesotaCare tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 295.53, by adding a subdivision.

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

Otremba, Mullery, Hilty and Schumacher introduced:

H. F. No. 1989, A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing additional compensatory revenue for a school district with a substantial enrollment of students eligible for free or reduced price meals; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 126C.10, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 1990, A bill for an act relating to gambling; taxation; changing tax collection date; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 297E.01, by adding a subdivision; 297E.02, subdivision 3; and 297E.05, subdivision 4.

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

Chaudhary, Smith, Biernat, Entenza, Tingelstad and Skoe introduced:

H. F. No. 1991, A bill for an act relating to child protection; specifying a deadline for placing certain children in foster care; shortening the time period for permanency planning; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 260.191, subdivision 3b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Civil Law

Krinkie, Van Dellen and Olson introduced:

H. F. No. 1992, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a qualified economic offer in teacher contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 122A.40, by adding a subdivision; and 122A.41, by adding a subdivision.

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

Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 1993, A bill for an act relating to highways; establishing task force to study seasonal road restrictions.

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

Marko, Abeler, Nornes, Dorn and McCollum introduced:

H. F. No. 1994, A bill for an act relating to family services; appropriating money for a grant program to provide services to families with deaf or hard-of-hearing children.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Family and Early Childhood Education Finance

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 1995, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for independent school district No. 404, Lake Benton.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

McGuire, Greiling and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. No. 1996, A bill for an act relating to water basins; authorizing a revision of the list of public waters; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 103G.201.

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

Dawkins, Rest and Abrams introduced:

H. F. No. 1997, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; replacing the working family tax credit, dependent care tax credit, education credit, and property tax refund with a comprehensive low-income tax credit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 290.067; 290.0671; 290.0674; 290A.01; 290A.02; 290A.03; 290A.04; 290A.05; 290A.07; 290A.08; 290A.09; 290A.091; 290A.10; 290A.13; 290A.14; 290A.15; 290A.18; 290A.20; 290A.22; 290A.23; 290A.25; and 290A.27.

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

Rest; Pugh; Dawkins; Winter; Marko; Leighton; Milbert; Orfield; Lenczewski; Carruthers; Chaudhary; McGuire; Hasskamp; Solberg; Hausman; Carlson; Larson, D.; Johnson; Tomassoni; Lieder; Murphy; Kalis; Hilty; Paymar; Skoe; Opatz; Wenzel; Mariani; Gray; Mahoney; Otremba; Gleason; Clark, K.; Wejcman and Schumacher introduced:

H. F. No. 1998, A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual; sales; property; motor vehicle registration; reducing the tax rates; increasing the dependent care income credit; providing a marriage penalty subtraction and credit; increasing the alternative minimum tax exemption; providing a home care credit; increasing the valuation limit for the first tier of residential homestead property and agricultural homestead property; increasing the education homestead credit rate; providing for deposit of the motor vehicle sales tax in the highway user trust fund; proposing a constitutional amendment requiring dedication of one-half of motor vehicle sales tax to the highway user trust fund; transferring money from the general fund to the highway user trust fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 16A.152, subdivision 2; 168.013, subdivision 1a; 273.13, subdivisions 22 and 23; 273.1382, subdivision 1; 273.1398, subdivision 1a; 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.06, subdivisions 2c and 2d; 290.067, subdivisions 2 and 2b; 290.091, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, and 6; 290A.03, subdivisions 11 and 13; 297A.02, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision; and 297B.09, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 174; and 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 273.1382, subdivision 1a.

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

Paulsen and Seifert, M., introduced:

H. F. No. 1999, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 12; limiting the scope of the second year of each biennial session.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Lenczewski, Gray, Mariani, Otremba, Gleason, Entenza and Larson, D., introduced:

H. F. No. 2000, A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing a study of the extent and type of Medicare supplemental coverage for low-income seniors.

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

Abrams, Pelowski, Leppik, Pugh and Pawlenty introduced:

H. F. No. 2001, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, sections 2 and 3, and by adding a new article; providing for establishment of the boundaries of congressional and legislative districts by a commission; limiting the power of the legislature to change the number of senators and representatives.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Lenczewski introduced:

H. F. No. 2002, A bill for an act relating to property tax refund; excluding from household income Roth IRA conversions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 290A.03, subdivision 3.

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

Olson; Schumacher; Osskopp; Tuma; Anderson, B.; Knoblach; Stang; Kuisle; Harder and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 2003, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring health plan companies to make health plans available that provide limited coverage for abortions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

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

Abeler, Schumacher, Mares and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 2004, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying AIDS prevention program to include human papilloma virus prevention; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 121A.23.

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

Molnau, Lieder and Workman introduced:

H. F. No. 2005, A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for highways.

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

Chaudhary, Stanek, Broecker and Larson, D., introduced:

H. F. No. 2006, A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring the commissioner of corrections to conduct a chemical use and mental health assessment of every inmate committed to the commissioner's custody and to order the inmate to participate in available prison chemical use and mental health treatment programs as recommended by the assessments; requiring the commissioner to maintain information on the results of an inmate's chemical use and mental health assessment and treatment in the inmate's case file for at least ten years following expiration of the inmate's sentence; prohibiting free weights and cable television service in state correctional facilities; requiring state prison inmates to participate in or complete work assignments and education or treatment programs ordered by the commissioner and to fulfill court-ordered restitution obligations as a condition to receiving certain privileges in state prisons; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 241; and 243.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Abrams, Leighton, Rest, Daggett and Cassell introduced:

H. F. No. 2007, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting machinery and equipment used to convert to digital television signals; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 297A.25, by adding a subdivision.

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

Van Dellen; Larsen, P.; Cassell; Erhardt and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. No. 2008, A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an additional property tax refund to certain homeowners; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 290A.04, by adding a subdivision; and 290A.23, subdivision 3.

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

Hausman and Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 2009, A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a natural science education coordinator for Como Park.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

Paulsen and Haas introduced:

H. F. No. 2010, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating workers' compensation self-insurance; providing reporting and financial requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 79A.21, subdivisions 2 and 3; 79A.22, subdivisions 2 and 3; 79A.23; and 79A.24, subdivision 2.

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

Bishop, Leppik, Broecker, Knoblach and Stanek introduced:

H. F. No. 2011, A bill for an act relating to public safety training; appropriating money to develop plans for the construction and operation of a southeastern Minnesota regional public safety training center.

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

Harder; Larson, D.; Jennings and Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 2012, A bill for an act relating to veterinary medicine; changing veterinary practice requirements; clarifying procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 156.001, subdivisions 2, 3, and by adding a subdivision; 156.01, subdivision 3; 156.02, subdivisions 1 and 2; 156.03; 156.072; 156.10; 156.11; and 156.12, subdivisions 2 and 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 156.

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

Hausman; Trimble; Greiling; Mahoney; Chaudhary; Dawkins; Seifert, J.; McCollum and Osthoff introduced:

H. F. No. 2013, A bill for an act relating to Ramsey county; appropriating money for a "work first" transitional employment project for refugee and immigrant communities.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Anderson, I.; Finseth; Westfall; Tunheim and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 2014, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for wolf management; providing for wolf hunting and trapping to meet goals established in the wolf management plan; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 97A.331, by adding a subdivision; and 97B.645; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B.

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

Finseth introduced:

H. F. No. 2015, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for the designation of consolidated conservation lands as wildlife management areas by rule; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 84A.55, subdivisions 5, 7a, and 11.

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

Dawkins and Smith introduced:

H. F. No. 2016, A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; making miscellaneous changes to certain forfeiture provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 169.1217, subdivisions 7 and 7a; and 609.5314, subdivisions 2 and 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Crime Prevention

Mahoney, Leighton and Osskopp introduced:

H. F. No. 2017, A bill for an act relating to the building code; directing the departments of administration and health to adopt the newest editions of certain standards; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Holberg introduced:

H. F. No. 2018, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for Cedar Lake township in Scott county; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Pawlenty, Pugh and Trimble introduced:

H. F. No. 2019, A bill for an act relating to socioeconomic development; appropriating money to the board of invention.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Holberg introduced:

H. F. No. 2020, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating wastewater funding for the New Market/Elko project; authorizing the sale of state bonds.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Development Finance

Bishop introduced:

H. F. No. 2021, A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing a new license category under the well code for a vertical heat exchanger contractor; establishing training requirements for well contractors installing vertical heat exchangers; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, sections 103I.005, subdivision 20; 103I.101, subdivisions 2 and 5; 103I.105; 103I.208, subdivision 2; 103I.501; 103I.525, by adding a subdivision; and 103I.641, subdivisions 1 and 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103I.

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

Chaudhary, McGuire, Gray, Mariani, Nornes and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. No. 2022, A bill for an act relating to adult education; changing the formula for adult graduation aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.54, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Family and Early Childhood Education Finance

Krinkie, Boudreau, Greiling, Kahn and Rhodes introduced:

H. F. No. 2023, A bill for an act relating to occupational regulation; requiring proponents of new or expanded regulation to provide certain information in writing to the chairs of the standing committees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 214.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations and Veterans Affairs Policy

Seifert, J., introduced:

H. F. No. 2024, A bill for an act relating to the board of government innovation and cooperation; extending an exemption from enforcement of law granted by the board during calendar year 1998; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 465.797, subdivision 5a.

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

Chaudhary, Rhodes, Abeler, McGuire and Johnson introduced:

H. F. No. 2025, A bill for an act relating to education; increasing general community education revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 124D.20, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on K-12 Education Finance

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