(Downey) - Reinventing Government Employment Act proposed, public employee compensation freeze and method for determining future compensation determined, state employee gainsharing system established, and state contracts with private vendors restrictions removed.
(Ward) - June accelerated tax payment repealed.
(Bills) - Research tax credit increased for corporations.
(Loon) - Taxable income subtraction allowed, corporate franchise tax rates reduced, and sales tax exemption allowed for capital equipment at time of purchase.
(Cornish) - Omnibus public safety and crime prevention bill.
(Cornish) - Trafficking victims legal advocacy grant authorized, and money appropriated.
(Smith) - Juvenile prostitutes in need of protection or services provisions amended, sexually exploited youth defined, prostitution crime penalty assessments increased, and distribution of the assessment amended; prostitution laws provisions clarified and recodified, and definitions modified; and money appropriated to the commissioner of public safety to develop a statewide victim services model.
Funding Request Presentations:
-Bell Museum; Martin Moen
-Children's Museum of Southern MN; David Olson
-MN Children's Museum; Diane Krizan
-MN History Center/Historical Society; Michael J. Fox
-Lake Superior Zoo; Sam Maida
-State Arts Board; Sue Gens
(Clark) - Minneapolis; Heart of the Earth Interpretive Center money appropriated.
(Bills) - Minnesota Zoo funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Hansen) - State Capitol building funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
(Davids) - Charitable organization financial statement requirements modified, and compensation information reporting consistency provided for federal and state purposes.
(Peppin) - Commissioner of revenue authorized to enter into a reciprocal agreement with the federal government for collection of unpaid debts.
(Gottwalt) - Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act; freedom of choice in health care for every resident of Minnesota declared, and statement of public policy provided.
(Champion) - Civil rights restoration and civil rights possible loss notices required, and incarcerated offenders excluded from receiving absentee ballots.
HF329 (Bills) Public school employees prohibited from using public funds and resources to advocate to pass, elect, or defeat a political candidate, ballot question, or pending legislation.
(McFarlane) - Third-party reimbursement of qualifying services modified.
(Doepke) - Independent School District No. 284, Wayzata, permitted to participate in the alternative facilities revenue program.
(Garofalo) - Taconite distribution general education aid reduction restored.
(Garofalo) - School district early repayment of maximum effort capital loans authorized.
(Kahn) - Medical marijuana regulated production provided for export, and rulemaking authorized.
(Kahn) - Hemp industry development and regulation provided, rulemaking authorized, defense for possession and cultivation of industrial hemp provided, and definition of marijuana modified.
(Hoppe) - Event ticket practices regulated, and restrictive ticketing systems permitted.
(Mazorol) - Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 amendments enacted by the adoption of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, and conforming changes made.
(Beard) - Increased carbon dioxide emissions by utilities ban removed.
(Loeffler) - Small Group Health Insurance Market Working Group recommendation enacted by repealing a requirement that small employers that do not offer group health coverage either offer, or file a form with the state stating a decision not to offer, a Section 125 plan through which employees may contribute wages to a pretax account from which to pay for individual health insurance.
(Sanders) - Air admittance valve building code requirements modified to create jobs through innovative technology.
Agriculture and Rural Development Policy and Finance
(Anzelc) - Lake of the Woods County; biomass plant grant funding provided, and money appropriated.
(Gunther) - Mandatory environmental review requirements modified for certain facilities.
Bills not completed will be added to the next day's agenda.
(Kelly) - Teacher employment contract negotiation process identified.
(Norton) - Teacher collective bargaining agreement deadline and process changed.
(Downey) - Graduation-Required Assessment for Diploma mathematics exception removed, and high school assessments established to determine college and career readiness.
(Bills) - Public school employees prohibited from using public funds and resources to advocate to pass, elect, or defeat a political candidate, ballot question, or pending legislation.