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(Liebling) - Health-related licensing board requirements changed, credentials for an individual with a felony-level criminal sexual conduct offense barred, and temporary suspension provided for imminent risk of harm.
(Allen) - Culturally specific substance use disorder programs made eligible for higher chemical dependency treatment payment rates.
(Allen) - Safe harbor director duties expanded, and money appropriated for service grants and safe housing.
(Moran) - Health disparities in minority populations addressed, health priorities of minority populations identified, health disparities task force created, and money appropriated.
(Loeffler) - Adult foster home training requirements clarified for homes serving individuals with mental illness.
(Laine) - Civil Commitment Act training program established for clarification and interpretation as it pertains to persons with mental illness, and money appropriated.
(Dorholt) - Mental health crisis intervention and stabilization services modified.
(Simonson) - Pharmacy Board cease and desist authority granted to prevent the sale of synthetic drugs, misbranded or adulterated drug laws modified, definition expanded, emergency drug scheduling authority sunset and legislative reporting requirement repealed, mandatory restitution provided, public education plan established, and money appropriated.
(Loeffler) - Executive branch advisory group governing provisions modified.
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(Liebling) - Recovery school programs grant money appropriated.
(Fischer) - Mental health services funding modified.
(Huntley) - Human services commissioner grant program appropriations modified.
(Melin) - Deer taken legally allowed to be used in a contest in conjunction with a raffle.
(Hansen) - Soil and water conservation district supervisors required to be elected by supervisor districts in the metropolitan area.
(Hansen) - Drainage system provisions modified.
Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture Finance
(Schoen) - Snowmobile definition changed, and snowmobile odometer tampering prohibited.
(Schoen) - Sales representative agreement practices prohibited.
(Morgan) - Commerce Department advisory groups governing provisions modified.
(Fritz) - State-administered retirement savings plan report to the legislature required by the commissioner of management and budget, and money appropriated.
(Lillie) - Commerce Department licensee education requirements modified.
(Lillie) - Real estate broker and salesperson regulation modified.
Note that the correct amendment to HF2090 is now posted. This amendment came in after the 24-hour deadline and the rule must be waived before the amendment is considered.
(Hilstrom) - Courts and elections; errors and omissions petitioners shall also serve the petition on all candidates for the office in which the error or omission is alleged, raised court seal and notarial act requirements eliminated, and application of fine payment to restitution before application to court fines permitted.
(Hortman) - Indemnification agreements in design professional services contracts prohibited.
(Hortman) - Spousal real estate ownership and mortgage redemption period clarifying and conforming changes made, and transfer on death deeds modified.
(Rosenthal) - Business organization prefiling document review provided, and limited liability companies and business corporations regulated.
(Liebling) - Health definitions modified and added; Pharmacy Board powers, duties, and business regulation licensing, and immunization participation requirements changed; compounding requirements clarified; legend drug purchase allowed by educational institutions; drug handling in preparation for emergency use allowed; drug manufacturers payment reporting clarified; and substances added to the controlled substances schedules.
Overview of bonding for Library Accessibility Grant Program, Department of Education
Overview of bonding for Early Childhood Facilities, Department of Human Services
Informational hearing: HF2638 (Melin) Early childhood learning and child protection facility construction and rehabilitation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
Presentation of Perham Area Public Library
(Newton) - Safe Schools levy authority increased.
(Ward) - Independent school districts and intermediate school districts building lease levy increased.
(Kiel) - Environmental Protection Agency rule compliance included for school generators as an eligible use of health and safety revenue.
(Brynaert) - Telecommunication access equity funding provided, and money appropriated.
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(Hortman) - Public utilities; on-bill loan repayment programs provided, and long-range emission reduction planning required.
(Falk) - Public Utilities Commission required to initiate a proceeding culminating in an order establishing standards for utility rates regarding the interconnection of small electric generating facilities.
(Simonson) - Duluth; local food and beverage and lodging taxes modified.
(McNamar) - Supplemental county program aid payments provided for 2014 only, and money appropriated.
(Savick) - Albert Lea; local sales and use tax expiration extended, and local approval provided.
(Ward) - Baxter and Brainerd; local sales and use taxes extended.
(Loeffler) - Proposed levies certification deadline extended for some local jurisdictions.
(Freiberg) - Local government exempt purchases modified.
(Freiberg) - Local government unit sales tax exemption modified.
(Pugh) - Sales and use tax exempted for local government purchases made under a joint powers agreement.
(Poppe) - Local government sales and use tax exemption expanded.
(Lesch) - Construction contract exemption applicability modified, and exemption for sales to government clarified.
(McNamar) - Motor vehicle purchase sales tax exemption provided to cities and counties.
(Anderson) - Capital equipment exemption effective date changed.
(Zerwas) - Sales tax exemption for units of local government modified, and money appropriated.
(Swedzinski) - Sales and use taxation exemption provided for donated materials for a library expansion.
(Clark) - Public housing authorities exempted from some sales taxes, and public housing authority payments in lieu of taxes made optional rather than mandatory.
(Davids) - Nonprofit snowmobile club machinery and equipment purchases exempted from sales and use taxes.
(Nornes) - Agricultural drain tiles exempted from sales tax.
(Quam) - Biomass fuel sold to residential customers for residential use exemption provided.
(Lenczewski) - City aid payment modifications provided for in lieu of taxes distribution, and aid losses calculation modified.
(Lenczewski) - Tax policy changes made to property taxes and other miscellaneous taxes and tax provisions.
(Swedzinski) - Motor vehicle sales tax exemption expanded for motor vehicle purchases by local units of government and special districts.
(Atkins) - Law enforcement required to secure a court order in order to receive cell phone tracking data.
(Lesch) - Government required to secure a search warrant for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, and law enforcement required to secure a search warrant in order to receive electronic device location information.
(Lesch) - Electronic device surveillance equipment possession and use restricted.
(Lesch) - Unmanned aerial vehicle use by law enforcement regulated.
(Johnson) - Law enforcement agencies prohibited from using unmanned aerial cameras to gather evidence on individuals without a warrant or imminent threat.
(Kahn) - Law enforcement agency prohibited from using drones to gather evidence or other information, drone use by persons prohibited, and federal agency drone use within the boundaries of Minnesota prohibited.
(Hortman) - Small servicer definition amended relating to mortgages, and Foreclosure Curative Act clarified.
(Hilstrom) - Court reporter provisions modified.
(Hilstrom) - District judge disposition monthly review authorized for compliance with 90-day disposition requirement.
(Schoen) - Drug overdose prevention and medical assistance provided, and liability limited.
(McNamar) - Greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program modification funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Uglem) - Board of Cosmetologist Examiners changes made, and expedited rulemaking required.
(Persell) - Minnesota New Markets Jobs Act adopted, capital provided for business growth in economically distressed communities, and penalties imposed.
(Ward) - Minnesota investment fund administrative expenses modified.