INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Monday, February 20, 2012


The following House Files were introduced:

Gruenhagen, Gottwalt and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 2344, A bill for an act relating to insurance; consolidating health-insurance-related taxes and assessments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 62E.11, subdivisions 5, 6; 256.9657, subdivision 3; 297I.05, subdivisions 1, 5, by adding a subdivision.

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

Gruenhagen, Gottwalt and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 2345, A bill for an act relating to insurance; permitting sale to Minnesota residents of health plans permitted under Minnesota law but not under federal law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.

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

Gruenhagen, Gottwalt and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 2346, A bill for an act relating to insurance; specifying financial responsibility for hospital-acquired infections; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.

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

Gruenhagen, Gottwalt and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 2347, A bill for an act relating to insurance; expanding the small employer health insurance market; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 62L.02, subdivision 26, by adding a subdivision; 62L.08, subdivision 2.

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

Abeler, Gottwalt and Huntley introduced:

H. F. 2348, A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to study and develop recommendations for implementing a return on taxpayer investment methodology and practices for human services and corrections programs.

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

Gruenhagen, Gottwalt and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 2349, A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating insurance agents; defining a term; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 60K.31, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 60K.32.

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

Fabian and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2350, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing scopes on muzzleloaders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 97B.031, subdivision 5.

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

Fabian introduced:

H. F. 2351, A bill for an act relating to game and fish; exempting donated venison from certain food laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 31.01, subdivision 3.

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

Quam; Benson, M.; Norton; Liebling and Davids introduced:

H. F. 2352, A bill for an act relating to the city of Rochester; increasing its lodging tax authority and repealing authority for a food and beverage tax; amending Laws 2002, chapter 377, article 3, section 25, as amended; repealing Laws 2009, chapter 88, article 4, section 23, as amended.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 2353, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring certain accessibility to publicly funded shooting ranges; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 87A.

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

Sanders, LeMieur, Kieffer, Swedzinski and Smith introduced:

H. F. 2354, A bill for an act relating to building codes; modifying plumbing code requirements related to sump pumps and drain tiles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 326B.43, by adding a subdivision.

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

Daudt introduced:

H. F. 2355, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the definition of an individual who is related; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 245A.02, subdivision 13.

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

Daudt, Gottwalt, Quam, Scott and Shimanski introduced:

H. F. 2356, A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring the Workers' Compensation Reinsurance Association to comply with the open meeting law and the Data Practices Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 79.34, subdivision 1.

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

Nelson, Hilstrom and Davids introduced:

H. F. 2357, A bill for an act relating to the city of Brooklyn Park; providing special tax increment financing rules.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 2358, A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and franchise; historic preservation and job creation; extending the sunset on the historic structure rehabilitation tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.0681, subdivision 10.

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

Quam introduced:

H. F. 2359, A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making the county recorder appointive in Dodge County.

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

O'Driscoll, Murray, Peppin and LeMieur introduced:

H. F. 2360, A bill for an act relating to retirement; defined benefit retirement plans administered by the Public Employees Retirement Association; increasing minimum monthly salary amount for plan coverage eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 353.01, subdivision 2b, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 353.01, subdivision 2a.

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

Mahoney, Downey, Davids and Davnie introduced:

H. F. 2361, A bill for an act relating to economic development; making changes to the angel investment tax credit; adding a data practices exemption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116J.8737, subdivision 8; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 116J.8737, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Mazorol, Hortman, Smith and Simon introduced:

H. F. 2362, A bill for an act relating to community property; adopting the Uniform Community Property Rights at Death Act; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 519A.

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

Mahoney and Gunther introduced:

H. F. 2363, A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Minnesota Science and Technology Authority.

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

Benson, M.; Beard; Murdock and Torkelson introduced:

H. F. 2364, A bill for an act relating to highways; removing certain legislative routes from the trunk highway system.

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

Wardlow introduced:

H. F. 2365, A bill for an act relating to state government; changing the date designated for Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 10.585.

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

Kriesel, Nornes, Lohmer, Banaian, Anzelc, Smith and Westrom introduced:

H. F. 2366, A bill for an act relating to transportation; motor vehicles; adding service branch designs to special veterans' plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 168.123, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 168.123, subdivision 1.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Veterans Services Division.

Runbeck, Lohmer, Hancock and Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2367, A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; local government; limiting eligibility for unemployment benefits for certain seasonal municipal workers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 268.085, by adding a subdivision.

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

Runbeck, Lohmer, Drazkowski and Barrett introduced:

H. F. 2368, A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring voter approval of certain lease financings; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 416.

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

Benson, M.; Lohmer; Gruenhagen; Quam and Westrom introduced:

H. F. 2369, A bill for an act relating to job creation; providing for permit management and coordination; requiring centralized electronic accessibility to permit applications and documentation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.

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

Hackbarth introduced:

H. F. 2370, A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating cost allocation for certain underground high-voltage transmission lines; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.

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

McNamara introduced:

H. F. 2371, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for continued operation of state parks and recreation areas when biennial appropriations have not been enacted; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 85.055, subdivision 2.

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

Kiel, Hansen, Torkelson, McNamara and Wagenius introduced:

H. F. 2372, A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the Board of Water and Soil Resources for wetland restoration; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Cornish, Kelly and Scott introduced:

H. F. 2373, A bill for an act relating to public safety; extending the felony of fraudulent or other improper finance statements to include retaliation against a sheriff or county recorder for performance of official duties regarding real property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 609.7475, subdivision 3.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Kiffmeyer, Gottwalt and Abeler introduced:

H. F. 2374, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying nursing facility rate equalization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.48, subdivision 1.

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

Schomacker; Hamilton; Gunther; Anderson, P.; Swedzinski and Hosch introduced:

H. F. 2375, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing rate increases for nursing facilities and the elderly waiver program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.

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

LeMieur, Fabian, Ward, Greiling, Garofalo, Doepke and Norton introduced:

H. F. 2376, A bill for an act relating to education finance; simplifying the approval process for food service equipment purchased from the food service fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 124D.111, subdivision 3.

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

Nornes, Dettmer and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 2377, A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing an account for tuition reciprocity payments; modifying tuition reciprocity payments and transfers; transferring appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 136A.08, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding a subdivision.

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

Vogel, Hortman and Swedzinski introduced:

H. F. 2378, A bill for an act relating to transportation; contracts; authorizing completion of design-build projects approved under pilot program; amending Laws 2009, chapter 36, article 3, sections 28, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 29, subdivisions 2, 4, 7; repealing Laws 2009, chapter 36, article 3, section 28, subdivisions 1, 3, 4.

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

Gottwalt, Abeler, Loeffler and Anderson, D. introduced:

H. F. 2379, A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exemption from a licensing moratorium; establishing certification requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 245A.03, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 245A.03, subdivision 7.

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

Greiling, Slocum, Ward and Slawik introduced:

H. F. 2380, A bill for an act relating to education; allowing resident pupils temporarily placed in a care and treatment center to continue to participate in district extracurricular activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 123B.49, subdivision 4.

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

Runbeck, Scalze, Woodard and Franson introduced:

H. F. 2381, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying property tax statements and notices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 275.065, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 276.04, subdivision 2.

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

Barrett and Crawford introduced:

H. F. 2382, A bill for an act relating to taxation; phasing out the combined receipts tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297E.02, subdivision 6.

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

Barrett introduced:

H. F. 2383, A bill for an act relating to education finance; permitting alternative uses of the building lease levy for school districts that are members of St. Croix River Education District; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 126C.40, subdivision 1.

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

Barrett, Quam and Runbeck introduced:

H. F. 2384, A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; requiring electrical inspections to continue in the event of a government shutdown; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 326B.36, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, section 5, subdivision 3.

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

Kath; Brynaert; Norton; Benson, J.; Morrow; Greiling; Ward; Peterson, S.; Mariani; Knuth and Winkler introduced:

H. F. 2385, A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain unrequested leave of absence provisions for teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 122A.40, subdivisions 10, 11; 122A.41, subdivision 14; 179A.20, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 122A.40, subdivision 11.

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

Hancock, Persell and Ward introduced:

H. F. 2386, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing state trail connection between Heartland Trail and Itasca State Park; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 85.015, subdivision 12.

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

Gauthier, Banaian, Brynaert and Morrow introduced:

H. F. 2387, A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital improvements; appropriating money for greater Minnesota transit; authorizing sale of bonds of the state.

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

Carlson introduced:

H. F. 2388, A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying withdrawal of lien notice requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 270C.63, subdivision 15.

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

McNamara, Ward, Howes, Hausman and Dill introduced:

H. F. 2389, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for acquisition and development of state trails; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Torkelson, Howes, Hausman and Hansen introduced:

H. F. 2390, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for state park and recreation area acquisition; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Murphy, M. introduced:

H. F. 2391, A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighter relief associations; implementing the recommendations of the 2011-2012 state auditor volunteer fire working group; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 356.219, subdivision 8; 356A.01, subdivision 19; 356A.06, subdivision 6; 424A.016, subdivision 6; 424A.02, subdivisions 1, 7, 9.

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

Dettmer introduced:

H. F. 2392, A bill for an act relating to Anoka County; providing for powers and jurisdiction of the Anoka County Housing and Redevelopment Authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 383E.17.

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

McElfatrick introduced:

H. F. 2393, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Wetland Conservation Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 103G.2241, subdivision 9; 103G.2242, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 103G.222, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.

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

Lohmer, Zellers and Dean introduced:

H. F. 2394, A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring community notification when a person is released from the Minnesota sex offender program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 253B.185, subdivision 10a.

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

Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 2395, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing and clarifying the use of general permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 84.0895, subdivision 7; 97A.401, subdivision 1; 103G.245, subdivision 3; 103G.271, subdivision 1; 103G.301, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 5a; 103G.611, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 103G.615, subdivisions 1, 2.

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

Benson, M.; Quam; Liebling and Norton introduced:

H. F. 2396, A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the University of Minnesota and Mayo Foundation Partnership.

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

Benson, M.; Quam and Davids introduced:

H. F. 2397, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; extending the availability of the appropriation for the Chester Woods State Trail; amending Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 7, subdivision 27, as amended.

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

Anderson, P.; Eken; Schomacker; Swedzinski; Hamilton; Shimanski; Koenen; Torkelson; Vogel; Kiel and Urdahl introduced:

H. F. 2398, A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying provisions related to pesticides, plants, nursery law, inspections, enforcements, food, animals, grain, and weights and measures; establishing Dairy Research, Teaching, and Consumer Education Authority; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 17.114, subdivisions 3, 4; 18B.065, subdivision 2a, by adding a subdivision; 18B.316, subdivision 6; 18G.02, subdivision 14; 18G.07, subdivision 1; 18G.10, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 18H.02, subdivision 14, by adding a subdivision; 18H.10; 18H.14; 18J.01; 18J.02; 18J.03; 18J.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 18J.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 6; 18J.06; 18J.07, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 21.82, subdivisions 7, 8; 31.13; 31.94; 35.0661, subdivisions 2, 3; 40A.17; 41A.12, subdivisions 2, 4; 223.16, subdivision 12; 223.17, subdivisions 1, 4, 6, 9; 232.21, subdivisions 2, 6, 12; 232.22, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 7; 232.23, subdivisions 2, 5, 10; 232.24, subdivisions 1, 2; 239.092; 239.093; Laws 2011, chapter 14, section 6; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 32C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 17B.01; 17B.02; 17B.03; 17B.04; 17B.041; 17B.0451; 17B.048; 17B.05; 17B.06; 17B.07; 17B.10; 17B.11; 17B.12; 17B.13; 17B.14; 17B.15, subdivisions 1, 3; 17B.16; 17B.17; 17B.18; 17B.20; 17B.22, subdivisions 1, 2; 17B.28; 17B.29; 27.19, subdivisions 2, 3; 27.20; 223.16, subdivision 7; 223.18; 232.21, subdivision 4; 232.24, subdivision 3; 232.25; 233.01; 233.015; 233.017; 233.02; 233.03; 233.04; 233.05; 233.06; 233.07; 233.08; 233.09; 233.10; 233.11; 233.12; 233.22; 233.23; 233.24; 233.33; 234.01; 234.03; 234.04; 234.05; 234.06; 234.08; 234.09; 234.10; 234.11; 234.12; 234.13; 234.14; 234.15; 234.16; 234.17; 234.18; 234.19; 234.20; 234.21; 234.22; 234.23; 234.24; 234.25; 234.27; 235.01; 235.02; 235.04; 235.05; 235.06; 235.07; 235.08; 235.09; 235.10; 235.13; 235.18; 236.01; 236.02; 236.03; 236.04; 236.05; 236.06; 236.07; 236.08; 236.09; 395.14; 395.15; 395.16; 395.17; 395.18; 395.19; 395.20; 395.21; 395.22; 395.23; 395.24; Minnesota Rules, parts 1505.0780; 1505.0810; 1511.0100; 1511.0110; 1511.0120; 1511.0130; 1511.0140; 1511.0150; 1511.0160; 1511.0170; 1562.0100, subparts 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25; 1562.0200; 1562.0400; 1562.0700; 1562.0900; 1562.1300; 1562.1800.

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

Hausman and Johnson introduced:

H. F. 2399, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for rail capacity improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Quam; Benson, M., and Drazkowski introduced:

H. F. 2400, A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; modifying the method for distributing funds to regional arts councils; amending Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 6, article 4, section 2, subdivision 3.

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

Hilty introduced:

H. F. 2401, A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing early repayment of maximum effort debt service loans.

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

Davids introduced:

H. F. 2402, A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; clarifying exemptions for medical devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.67, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision.

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

Marquart, Lanning and Nornes introduced:

H. F. 2403, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating for flood hazard mitigation grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Scott; Scalze; Runbeck; Peterson, S.; Leidiger; Mack; Myhra; Loon; Garofalo; Hornstein; Doepke; Woodard; Anderson, S., and Sanders introduced:

H. F. 2404, A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for staggered, four-year terms for members of the Metropolitan Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 473.123, subdivision 2a.

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

Hilty and Howes introduced:

H. F. 2405, A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing the sale of state nursery plant stock to soil and water conservation districts; amending Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 2, article 4, section 30.

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

Swedzinski, Koenen and Anderson, P. introduced:

H. F. 2406, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Southwest Regional Amateur Sports Facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Swedzinski and Schomacker introduced:

H. F. 2407, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the design of a science lab renovation at Southwest Minnesota State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Abeler and Lohmer introduced:

H. F. 2408, A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying parental contributions for certain disability services; modifying state agency hearings related to the personal care assistance program; modifying assessment and support planning; modifying certain congregate rate reductions; modifying consultation for housing with services; developing the Community First Choice Option; modifying the foster care licensing moratorium; modifying residential settings for home and community-based services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 252.27, subdivision 2a; 256B.0659, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 245A.03, subdivision 7; 256.045, subdivision 3; 256B.0911, subdivisions 3a, 3c; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 9, article 10, section 3, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.

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

Shimanski, Kelly, Gruenhagen, Cornish, Smith, Slocum, McDonald, Nornes, Torkelson, Hilstrom, Kriesel, McFarlane and Rukavina introduced:

H. F. 2409, A bill for an act relating to police officers; providing for uniform procedures for police civilian review authorities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 626.89, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.

The bill was read for the first time and referred to the Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention Policy and Finance.

Mack, McNamara, Hausman, Torkelson, Hansen, Kahn, Nornes, Hoppe, Atkins, Howes and Quam introduced:

H. F. 2410, A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for asset preservation, exhibit renewal, and master plan design and implementation at the Minnesota Zoo; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.

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

Lanning introduced:

H. F. 2411, A bill for an act relating to retirement; Teachers Retirement Association; revising deferred annuity augmentation rates for certain deferred annuitants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 354.55, subdivision 11.

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

Gottwalt, Laine, Hosch, Scott, Lohmer, Kieffer, Quam and Gruenhagen introduced:

H. F. 2412, A bill for an act relating to health; requiring certain changes in managed care plan financial reporting; requiring an annual independent third-party audit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256B.69, subdivision 9c.

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

Hackbarth and Hilty introduced:

H. F. 2413, A bill for an act relating to energy; distributed energy resources and funding for renewable development; providing for energy conservation improvement funds and renewable development account funds for qualifying solar energy projects on public buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 116C.779, subdivision 2; 216B.2411, subdivision 1.

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

Atkins introduced:

H. F. 2414, A bill for an act relating to corporations; providing that business corporations do not have the power to make corporate independent political expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 302A.165; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 302A.

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