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INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Monday, January 29, 2001


The following House Files were introduced:

Pawlenty; McElroy; Rukavina; Gunther; Mulder; Dorman; Mares; Erickson; Daggett; Clark, J.; Abrams and Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 400, A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing the establishing of tax free zones; providing tax exemptions for individuals and business entities in tax free zones; providing for repayment of tax benefits under certain circumstances; providing for the payment of state aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivisions 19b and 29; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.0922, subdivision 3; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 469; and 477A.

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

Abeler, Dorn, Nornes, Entenza and Dehler introduced:

H. F. No. 401, A bill for an act relating to health professions; establishing a registration system for massage therapists and Oriental bodywork therapists; authorizing rulemaking; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 13.411, by adding a subdivision; 116J.70, subdivision 2a; 144.335, subdivision 1; 214.23, subdivision 1; and 604A.01, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148D.

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

Pawlenty, Wilkin, Kubly, Peterson and Penas introduced:

H. F. No. 402, A bill for an act relating to natural disaster assistance; providing disaster relief and mitigation measures for counties designated a major disaster area; appropriating money.

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

Vandeveer, Molnau, Abrams, Juhnke, Workman, Westerberg and Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 403, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing for credits against the license tax on passenger automobiles; providing for transfers of tax credit amounts from the general fund to the highway user tax distribution fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 168.013, subdivision 1a, and by adding a subdivision.

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

Wagenius; Gray; Clark, K.; Biernat; Skoglund; Dibble and Kelliher introduced:

H. F. No. 404, A bill for an act relating to nonprofit corporations; specifying voting rights and meeting notice requirements for nonprofit corporations that are neighborhood organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 317A.435, by adding a subdivision; and 317A.441.

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

Koskinen; Slawik; Evans; Folliard; Hilstrom; Bernardy; Luther; Johnson, R.; Dibble; Mullery; Skoglund; Winter; Kubly; Otremba; Murphy; Biernat; Marko and Davnie introduced:

H. F. No. 405, A bill for an act relating to data privacy; confidentiality and secrecy of patient health information; prohibiting release of health records from providers to the state commissioner of health or the health data institute without patient consent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 62J.301, subdivision 4; 62J.321, subdivisions 1 and 2; 62J.38; 62J.40; 62J.41, subdivision 1; 62J.451, subdivisions 6, 6b, and 6c; 62J.452, subdivision 2; and 144.335, subdivision 3b.

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

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 406, A bill for an act relating to the state agricultural society; authorizing establishment of a nonprofit corporation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 37.

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

Howes, Harder, Marquart, Tuma, Ozment, Kubly, Davids, Daggett, Bakk, Lieder, Gray, Skoe, Swenson, Osskopp and Rifenberg introduced:

H. F. No. 407, A bill for an act relating to the environment; appropriating money for water pollution control.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. No. 408, A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for the election of state legislators without party designation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 10A.31, subdivision 5; 204D.08, subdivisions 4 and 6; and 204D.13, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 10A.315.

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

Seifert and Kubly introduced:

H. F. No. 409, A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting the purchase of certain property used in constructing a law enforcement and family service center in Yellow Medicine county from sales and use taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; and 297A.75, subdivision 1.

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

Otremba; Holberg; Anderson, I.; Murphy; Wenzel; Milbert; Seifert; Juhnke; Winter; Bradley; Mulder; Gerlach; Knoblach; Anderson, B.; Nornes; Tuma; Kuisle; Workman; Clark, J.; Smith; Kubly; Pelowski; Schumacher; Walz; Marquart; Lindner; Jacobson; Johnson, J.; Kalis; Lipman; Hackbarth; Lieder; Stanek; Erickson and Fuller introduced:

H. F. No. 410, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring informed consent of a female upon whom an abortion is performed; providing civil remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.

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

Clark, K., introduced:

H. F. No. 411, A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; regulating the defense of retaliatory eviction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 504B.285, subdivision 2.

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

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 412, A bill for an act relating to housing; prohibiting the housing finance agency from excluding small-volume lenders from loan programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 462A.05, by adding a subdivision.

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

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 413, A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending a planning grant; amending Laws 2000, chapter 489, article 7, section 15, subdivision 3.

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

Mulder introduced:

H. F. No. 414, A bill for an act relating to the maltreatment of minors; changing responsibility for assessing and investigating certain allegations of maltreatment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 626.556, subdivisions 3c and 10b.

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

Knoblach; Johnson, J.; Pelowski; Pawlenty and Juhnke introduced:

H. F. No. 415, A bill for an act relating to employment; providing protection for disclosure of job reference information; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.

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

Rifenberg introduced:

H. F. No. 416, A bill for an act relating to the town of Hokah; authorizing the town of Hokah in Houston county to vacate a road in an emergency situation.

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

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 417, A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the moratorium on nursing facility beds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 144A.071, subdivision 4a.

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

Jennings introduced:

H. F. No. 418, A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing a special taxing district for emergency medical services in Chisago county; authorizing property tax levies; adding to the list of special taxing districts; permitting a reverse referendum on the matter; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 275.066.

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

Seifert introduced:

H. F. No. 419, A bill for an act relating to education; providing for grants for rural charter schools of excellence; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

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

Schumacher, Dehler and Opatz introduced:

H. F. No. 420, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for regional park purposes.

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

McElroy introduced:

H. F. No. 421, A bill for an act relating to the energy assistance program; allowing the expenditure of certain federal funds.

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

Seagren; Greiling; Daggett; Penas; Nornes; Rifenberg; Clark, J.; Leppik; Boudreau; Dibble; Otremba; Mulder; Skoglund; Davnie; Biernat; Murphy; Skoe; Westrom; Johnson, R.; Kubly; Schumacher; Kalis; Mares and Swenson introduced:

H. F. No. 422, A bill for an act relating to education; improving recruitment of excellent teachers in science, math, industrial technology, and special education and in rural areas; establishing a loan repayment program; providing for rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.

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

Greiling introduced:

H. F. No. 423, A bill for an act relating to veterans; exempting combat-wounded veterans from the special motor vehicle license plate design that identifies eligibility groups using decal stickers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 168.1291, subdivision 1.

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

Greiling introduced:

H. F. No. 424, A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing mental retardation and related conditions waiver recipients access to respite care in intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation and related conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.501, by adding a subdivision.

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

Cassell, Nornes, Westrom and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 425, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for materials recovery facilities for Pope and Douglas counties.

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

Knoblach, Opatz, and Schumacher introduced:

H. F. No. 426, A bill for an act relating to medical assistance; providing a rate increase for a nursing home in Sherburne county; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.

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

Westerberg, Bradley, Mares and Haas introduced:

H. F. No. 427, A bill for an act relating to bleacher safety; providing an exemption for bleachers owned by the Minnesota amateur sports commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 16B.616, subdivision 3.

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

Gunther; Leppik; Dorn; Johnson, R.; Walz; Clark, J.; Kalis; Hilty; Bakk; Finseth; Davids; Kuisle; Harder; Osskopp; Tuma; Seagren; Sykora; Daggett; Nornes; Penas; Dehler; Sertich; Wenzel; Marquart; Murphy and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 428, A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the Minnesota talented youth math project; appropriating money.

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

Bakk introduced:

H. F. No. 429, A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; authorizing state agencies to allow commercial wireless equipment to be placed on state-owned lands, buildings, and other structures; 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

Opatz, Dawkins, Abeler, Walker and Gray introduced:

H. F. No. 430, A bill for an act relating to higher education; students; establishing the Minnesota student retention center; appropriating money.

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

Vandeveer; Gerlach; Westerberg; Mahoney; Jacobson; Clark, J.; Juhnke; Wenzel; Lenczewski; Thompson; Johnson, S.; Anderson, B.; Dehler; Stang; Fuller; Walz; Hackbarth; Tingelstad; Olson; Osskopp and Tuma introduced:

H. F. No. 431, A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; reducing the general rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 297A.62, subdivision 1.

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

Stang and Dehler introduced:

H. F. No. 432, A bill for an act relating to education; expanding general education revenue to include transportation revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, and by adding a subdivision.

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

Entenza, Hausman, McGuire, Paymar and Greiling introduced:

H. F. No. 433, A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, by adding a section; providing for equality of rights under the law for men and women.

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

Wagenius, Greiling, Seagren, Mares, Folliard, Pelowski, Dorn, Schumacher, Biernat, Gray, Opatz, Entenza, Mariani, Carlson, McGuire, Skoe, Davnie, Goodwin and Evans introduced:

H. F. No. 434, A bill for an act relating to education; ensuring that all children are able to read by second grade; appropriating money.

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

Hilty and Murphy introduced:

H. F. No. 435, A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing a sign for the Moose Lake area fires of 1918 history museum.

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

Bishop introduced:

H. F. No. 436, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for alternative annexation procedures for cities in certain cases; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414A.

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

Bishop introduced:

H. F. No. 437, A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for referenda on the continued existence of a town's government; providing the procedures and effects of the referenda; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 379.

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

Walker, Dawkins, Opatz, Abeler and Gray introduced:

H. F. No. 438, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the definition of parent for compulsory education and reporting; permitting reporting to a county or state agency providing services to a child; working to develop, provide, and maintain an educational structure that meets the needs of at-risk students; identifying obstacles to student educational success; providing for staff development and community training grants; creating an advisory council to assist in analyzing student performance data; emphasizing outcomes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 120A.22, subdivision 3; and 120A.26, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.

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

Marko, Pelowski, Luther, Carlson, Rhodes, Koskinen, Opatz, Lieder, Lenczewski, Thompson, Slawik, Hilstrom and Otremba introduced:

H. F. No. 439, A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing special motor vehicle license plates for retired veterans; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.

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

Knoblach introduced:

H. F. No. 440, A bill for an act relating to probate; providing for background investigations before appointment of guardians or conservators; authorizing access to data on substantiated maltreatment of vulnerable adults; requiring professionals to file informational statements with the court; authorizing courts to establish competency and training requirements for professionals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 525.539, by adding a subdivision; and 525.56, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 525.

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

McElroy and Gunther introduced:

H. F. No. 441, A bill for an act relating to the job skills partnership board; changing the membership of the board; imposing term limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 116L.03, subdivisions 2, 3, and 5.

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

Opatz, Leppik, Dehler, Pelowski and Carlson introduced:

H. F. No. 442, A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing for treatment of certain post-secondary compensation in the state budget and state appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 16A.10, subdivision 1; and 135A.031, subdivisions 1, 3, and by adding a subdivision.

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

Westerberg, Bernardy, Abeler and Tingelstad introduced:

H. F. No. 443, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting the purchase of certain property used in constructing a city hall and police department facility in the city of Blaine; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; and 297A.75, subdivision 1.

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

McElroy and Marko introduced:

H. F. No. 444, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for nonvoting members to serve on the metropolitan council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 473.123, subdivisions 1, 3, and by adding a subdivision.

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

Dawkins introduced:

H. F. No. 445, A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants; clarifying the definition of stolen property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 504B.171, subdivision 1.

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

Solberg; Anderson, I.; Bakk and Mahoney introduced:

H. F. No. 446, A bill for an act relating to public employment; making it an unfair labor practice to unilaterally modify benefits received by retired employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 179A.13, subdivision 2.

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. 447, A bill for an act relating to railroads; providing requirement of notice of the physical design component of an advanced corridor plan for commuter rail facilities; requiring local approval of the physical design component; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 174.86, subdivisions 1, 2, and 3.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. No. 448, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a facilities grant for independent school district No. 2580, East Central; appropriating money.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. No. 449, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a capital loan for independent school district No. 2580, East Central; appropriating money.

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

Skoglund introduced:

H. F. No. 450, A bill for an act relating to civil actions; clarifying a reference to the medical malpractice statute of limitations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 573.02, subdivision 1.

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

Nornes, Thompson, Tuma, Westerberg and Marquart introduced:

H. F. No. 451, A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for a state patrol recruit training academy.

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

Gunther, Skoe, Kubly, Finseth, Juhnke and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 452, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing additional funding for research on potato diseases; appropriating money.

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

Skoe and Lieder introduced:

H. F. No. 453, A bill for an act relating to judgments; regulating the discharge of judgments against bankruptcy debtors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 548.181, subdivision 2.

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

Anderson, I., introduced:

H. F. No. 454, A bill for an act relating to cosmetology; exempting services provided at assisted living establishments from certain requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 155A.08, subdivision 2.

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

Ozment introduced:

H. F. No. 455, A bill for an act relating to commerce; creating an education program to market the use of clean fuels; adding a definition; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2000, section 296A.01, by adding a subdivision.

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

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