Human services commissioner directed to seek an amendment to the brain injury waiver, traumatic brain injury definition modified for the state traumatic brain injury program, and money appropriated for programs related to reducing fetal alcohol syndrome and related effects.
Swing bed eligibility license condition modified, specialized care facilities provisions modified, and criteria modified for determining when an area of the state is a hardship area with regard to access to nursing facility services.
Alternative teacher preparation and compensation programs modified, Teacher Shortage Task Force created, concurrent enrollment teacher program expanded, report required, and money appropriated.
Agencies required to determine impact of proposed rule on cost of residential construction or remodeling, notice to legislative committees required, and legislative committee permitted to require approval of a rule by law.
Use of force in defense of home and person law clarified, self-defense and defense of home laws codified and extended, duty to retreat in self-defense outside of home eliminated, boundaries of dwelling for purposes of self-defense expanded, presumption in the case of a person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force created, and right to defend against entry extended.
Ignition interlock performance standards amended, use of devices with location tracking capabilities prohibited, inmate case planning information ensured as private data, search warrant in DWI cases required to obtain blood or urine samples, license revocation provided, guidelines for license revocation hearings established, and rulemaking authority amended.
Liquor sales allowed at the Minnesota Capitol, special licenses allowed, microdistilleries and farm wineries required to distill on premises, Minnesota distilled label established, off-sale license for microdistilleries modified, and 2018 Super Bowl extended alcohol service hours established.
Chair: Rep. Pat Garofalo Location: 10 State Office Building
Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adopted, department proposals adopted, inpatient service payments modified, forbearance of amounts owed to the special compensation fund allowed, intervention procedures modified, and rulemaking authorized.
Community design pilot project created that addresses community assets, needs, and goals for growth in culture, arts, humanities, recreation, and community design; and money appropriated.
Premium security plan created, legislative working group established, health care provider system access regulated, premium subsidy program provisions modified, funding provided, and money appropriated.