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2015 - 2016 Bill Summaries
First Special Session - 2015, House Files
Legislative Enactment Technical Corrections
Regular Session, Senate Resolutions
Permanent Rules of the Senate
Regular Session, Senate Files
Disaster Assistance (As Amended by the Author's A-3 Amendment)
Recommendations of Governor's Task Force on the Protection of Children (Delete-Everything Amendment SCS0004A-4)
Higher Education Omnibus Bill (Division Report SS0005DIV)
June Accelerated Vendor Remittance Repeal
Single estate tax rate and exclusion amount
Special Technology Revenue Creation and Levy Authorization
School Endowment Fund School Technology and Telecommunications Reserve Dedication
Self-Storage Insurance (as proposed to be amended by the A-2 Delete-Everything Amendment)
Licensure of Genetic Counselors (Third Engrossment)
Extending research & development credit to sole proprietors and requiring DEED certification (as proposed to be amended by the A-1)
The Minnesota ABLE Act - Second Engrossment
School District Operating Capital Revenue Increase and Revenue for Technology Reserve
Expanding Mail Balloting Authorization (Committee Engrossment)
Uniform Faithful Presidential Electors Act
TANF Appropriation Clarification for the Working Family Credit
Destination Medical Center aid financing clarification
Modifying Medical Assistance Coverage to Include Consultations with Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers (First Engrossment)
Local Approval of Metropolitan Council Appointees
Capital Projects Referendum Equalization (as introduced)
Long-term Facilities Maintenance Revenue (as modified by author's A-1 amendment)
Education Telecommunications Access Equity and Appropriations
Including Counties in Municipal Consent Process for Trunk Highway Projects
Automated License Plate Readers - Conference Committee Report
Transportation Funding Bill (First Engrossment)
Four-Day School Week Authorization (A-1 Amendment)
Teacher Seniority Provisions Modification (with SCS0097A-2 amendment)
Right to Try Act (Second Engrossment)
Sales Tax Exemption for Certain Instructional Materials
Designated Caregiver - First Engrossment
Extension for Hennepin County to File a Certificate of Approval
Providing for Registration of Towed Recreational Vehicles on a Three-Year Cycle (First Engrossment)
Duluth Food and Beverage and Lodging Tax Modification (as proposed by the A-2 amendment)
Veterans Homes Cost of Care Calculations Modifications - As Proposed to be Amended by the A-6 Amendment
Modifying the Family Assets for Independence
MNvest - the First Engrossment
MNvest - the First Engrossment
MNsure (Third Engrossment)
Establishing a Grant Program to Fund Comprehensive Behavioral Health Diversion (First Engrossment)
Establishing a Grant Program to Fund Comprehensive Behavioral Health Diversion (Delete-Everything Amendment A-4)
Agritourism Liability Limitations
Full Funding for K-12 Pupil Transportation
Providing for a vendor sales tax remittance allowance; various other provisions
Deficiency Appropriations; State Agencies and Compensation - the Conference Committee Report
Regional Emergency Medical Services Program Grants Procedures and Administration Modification - the First Engrossment
Community Medical Response EMTs - the First Engrossment
Web Site or Self-Service Device Lottery Ticket Sale Suspension Authorization - Second Engrossment
Sales Tax Exemption for Precious Metal Bullion (as proposed by the A-1 amendment)
Estate Tax Subtraction for Federal Exclusion Amount; Modification of Estate Tax Rates and Brackets
Campaign Finance Omnibus Bill (As Enacted)
Seventeen Year-old Voter Registration (As Amended by the A-4 Amendment)
Modifying Manufactured Home Space Requirements
Expressly Advocating; Electioneering Communications; Prorating Certain Donations
Veteran-Owned Small Business Certification for State Procurement Modification - the First Engrossment
Driver’s Licenses and Minnesota Identification Cards Eligibility (Second Engrossment)
Collection Agencies
Lawful Gambling - Third Engrossment
Credit for Sales Tax Paid on Medical Devices (as proposed by the A-2 amendment)
Medical Assistance-Employed Persons with Disabilities Program (First Engrossment)
School Readiness Tax Credit (as proposed by the A-2 amendment)
Authorizing Mille Lacs County to Appoint the Auditor-Treasurer
Alzheimer's Research Grants; Dementia Public Awareness Grants and Programs - Committee Engrossment
Critical Access Mental Health Medical Assistance Rate Increase (the A-1 and A-2 Amendments)
Increasing the Number of Voters an Individual may Assist
Tax Treatment of Gasoline Used as Substitute for Aviation Gasoline (First Engrossment)
Nursing Facility Payment Reform - the Second Engrossment
Noise Barrier Construction on Marked U.S. Highway 10 and Marked Interstate Highway 35W
Propane Tanks and Accessories Sales Tax Exemption
Subtraction and Credit for Qualifying Contributions to 529 College Savings Plans (as proposed by the A-4 amendment)
Modifying Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) Provisions
Extending Education Expense Subtraction and Credit to Prekindergarten Expenses (as proposed by the A-1 amendment)
Increasing second-tier rate of R & D credit and providing for limited refundability
Prehospital Care Data Collection and Reporting Responsibilities Modifications - the First Engrossment
Establishing a Competitive Grant Program for Rental Subsidies for Exploited Women and Children - the First Engrossment
Establishing the Healthy Eating, Here at Home Program (Delete-Everything Amendment A-6)
Providing for a vendor sales tax remittance allowance
Prohibition on Use of Public Funds for Promoting or Defeating Ballot Questions
State Employees Assaulted by Inmates and Patients Health Insurance Coverage - the First Engrossment
Educational Data Directory Information – First Engrossment
Health and Safety Revenue Use For Facility Modifications To Improve Physical Safety 341 (as Modified by Author's A-1 Amendment)
Purple Heart Designation on Driver’s License
Legislative Surrogacy Commission Establishment - the First Engrossment
Income and corporate franchise tax subtraction for certain fitness facility fees
Extending the R & D credit to sole proprietors
Providing a Uniform Rate for Late Payment of Property Tax (as proposed to be amended with A-5 amendment)
Restoration of the Right to Vote to Convicted Felons Upon Release From Incarceration (Second Engrossment)
Disabled Veterans Preference Points and Definition Modification
Designating the Honor and Remember Flag as an Official Symbol - the First Engrossment
Ambulance Service Requirements Provisions Modifications
Immunization Requirements (Delete-Everything Amendment)
Board of Optometry - the Second Engrossment
Forfeiture; Innocent Owners--Second Engrossment
Modifying Forfeiture Laws on how Proceeds from Forfeited Property may be used
Sales Tax Exemption for Car Seats
Blue Alert System (Second Engrossment)
Historic Structure Rehabilitation Credit Modification
Statutory Default Penalty Lowered
Criminal Justice Funding Bill (Second Engrossment)
Advance Care Planning Grant Program (First Engrossment)
Early Voting Authorization (the Committee Engrossment)
Sex Offender Civil Commitment and Sentencing
Rural Career Counseling Coordinators (First Engrossment)
Authority for All Cities to Assess Unpaid Garbage Collection Charges (First Engrossment)
Military Affairs and Veterans Affairs Appropriations - as Proposed to be Amended by the A-1 Amendment
Veterans Trust Modifications; Big Island Veterans Camp Board of Governors Repeal
Increasing MFIP Cash Grants
Conciliation Court Venue
Establishing a Jobs and Health Innovation Grant Program for Hard-to-Employ Minnesotans
Physician Assistants
Omnibus Election Bill (As Enacted)
Prenatal Trisomy Diagnosis Awareness Act
Miscellaneous Department of Public Safety Technical Corrections
Peace Officer-Involved Deaths Investigation Policy Requirement
Health Care Regulatory Review Task Force (Second Engrossment)
Nuisance Protection for Agricultural Operations
Carver, Scott and Le Sueur County Intermediate School District Creation
Enhanced Debt Service Equalization for Districts in Unique Situations
Debt Service Equalization Increase
Establishing Redistricting Principles and a Redistricting Commission (The Committee Engrossment)
Police Body Cameras
DWI Forfeiture Exception for Offenders Participating in Ignition Interlock Programs
Modifying Withholding Requirements for Child Support Obligors in Arrears
Quality Measures and Payment Method Adjustments to Recognize Health Disparities (First Engrossment)
Former and Current Military Members Expedited and Temporary Health Licensing Establishment
Modifying the Maltreatment of Minors Act
Biochemical Producer Payment Programs
Snowmobile Registration Fees
Local Government Exemptions from Motor Vehicle Sales Tax
Credit for Employer Payroll Taxes for Certain Tipped Employees
Sales Tax Exemption for Contractor Purchases of Construction Materials for Certain Local Government and Nonprofit Entities (as proposed by the A-2 amendment)
Authorizing Removal Elections for School Board Members
Medical Assistance (MA) Income Eligibility Limit
Noise Barrier Construction on Marked Trunk Highway 100 in Edina
Modifying the Homeless Youth Act
Increased Subtraction for Qualified Small Business and Qualified Farm Property
DWI Law Modifications
Medical Assistance (MA) Spenddown Procedures Modification
Requiring the Disclosure of DWI Preliminary Screening Test Results
Modification of Look-Back Period for Taxable Gifts Included in the Taxable Estate
Long-Term Care Workforce Development - the First Engrossment
Integrated Service-Learning - the First Engrossment
General Education Disparity Aid
DWI Implied Consent Proceedings; Necessity Defense
Industrial Hemp - the Second Engrossment
Safe at Home Protective Orders (author’s delete-everything amendment)
Intensive Pediatric Home Care Nursing - the First Engrossment
Homeless Children Early Educational Services Eligibility Authorization - as Amended by the Author's A-2 Amendment
Proof of Insurance in Electronic Format
Increasing Medical Assistance Rates for Chemical Dependency Providers (First Engrossment)
Lawful Gambling Games - the First Engrossment
Dental Prevention Initiatives (First Engrossment)
Health Care for Low-Income Uninsured Adults and Children
Tofte Municipal Housing (First Engrossment)
Cancellation of Tax Forfeiture on Certain Parcels in St. Louis County
Affidavits of Residency
Business Organizations
Aquatic Invasive Species Decal (Delete-Everything Amendment)
Sustainable Forest Incentives Act; Early Withdrawal for Conservation Easement
Appointment of County Offices (First Engrossment)
Crosswinds Integration Magnet School and Charter School and Small Schools Revenue Modification
Notice of Hospital Observation Status; Hospital Discharge Planning; Licensing of Certain Housing with Service Establishments – First Engrossment
Saint Paul Port Authority Modifications
Forecasting the Basic Sliding Fee Child Care Assistance Program
Modifying Provisions Related to Individuals who are Committed as Mentally Ill and Dangerous to the Public (first engrossment)
Modifying Licensing Requirements for Adult Foster Care Providers (First Engrossment)
Soil and Water Conservation District Budget and Audits
Providing for Training and Outreach Regarding Mental Health Peer Specialists
Mental Health Crisis Services
Local Optional Revenue Eligibility and Allowance
Increasing the MFIP Cash Assistance Payment
Road User Charge Study and Implementation - the Second Engrossment
Telecommunications Regulation
Cosmetology Examiners Board Provisions Modifications - First Engrossment
Transportation Sparsity Revenue Allowance
Estate Tax Subtraction for Federal Exclusion Amount; Modification of Estate Tax Rates and Brackets
Modification of Determination of Domicile (as proposed by the A-2 amendment)
Health Records Act
Authorizing Crow Wing County to Appoint the Auditor-Treasurer and Recorder
Tax Credit for Barn Rehabilitation Costs (as proposed to be amended by the A-3)
Land Surveying Provisions Modifications
Parenting Time and Child Support
Cigarette Excise Tax Annual Indexing Repeal (as proposed by the A-1 amendment)
Municipal Street Improvement Districts
Modifying Special Agricultural Products Motor Carrier Permit
Insurance Fraud Prevention (First Engrossment)
Refunds of Vehicle Registration Taxes
Dental Services (First Engrossment)
Accountancy Examinations and Peer Reviews Standards Modifications and Rulemaking
State Park Permit Military Personnel and Disabled Veterans Exemptions Modification
Subtraction for Charity Health Care Services (as proposed by the A-1 delete everything amendment)
E-12 Omnibus Summary (Second Engrossment)
Minnesota Section 1332 Innovation Waiver Preparation
Health and Human Services Budget Establishment and Provisions Modifications - the Second Engrossment
Omnibus Tax Bill (First Engrossment)
Sales Tax Exemption for Certain Construction Materials, Supplies, and Equipment – City of Mora
Delayed Three-Year Look-Back Period for Taxable Gifts Included in the Taxable Estate
Budget Reserve Account Repayment Amount and Report Modifications
Cosmetology Mobile Salon Regulations and Appropriation - the First Engrossment
Allocation of Income Tax Dependency Exemptions for Child Support Matters (as proposed by the A-1 amendment)
Long-term Care Credit Increase
Silver Alert System - the First Engrossment
Safe Routes to School Program Eligibility for Grants (with A-1 amendment)
Grants for Home Modifications to Accommodate Person with Disabilities - the First Engrossment
Establishing Requirements for Utilities Crossing Railroad Rights-of-Way (First Engrossment)
Establishing Requirements for Utilities Crossing Railroad Rights-of-Way (First Engrossment)
Omnibus Criminal Justice Policy Bill (Second Engrossment)
Modification of Default Apportionment of Estate Tax Burden
Board of Social Work (First Engrossment)
Resolution Memorializing the Surface Transportation Board to Require an Environmental Impact Statement for a Rail Connector Track in Crystal
Authorizing Filing Fees to be Set by Ordinance (First Engrossment)
State Government, Veterans, and Military Affairs Omnibus Appropriations Bill - as Passed and Signed, Laws 2015, Chapter 77
Modifying Eligibility for Group Residential Housing
Funding Soil and Water Conservation Districts
Consistent Road Design Standards (Delete-Everything Amendment A-4)
State Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement and Licensing System - the Second Engrossment
Requiring a Two-Person Crew on Trains Carrying Freight
Building and Construction Contracts
Group Residential Housing Payments for Employed Persons (First Engrossment with A-2 Technical Amendment)
Modifying Property Tax Late Payment Penalties (as proposed to be amended with A-1 amendment)
Beginning Farmer Tax Credits
Prescription Drug Coverage (Delete-Everything Amendment)
Mini Truck Regulations Sunset Repeal
Seed Law Exemptions
No-Fault Automobile Insurance Reform Issues Task Force Establishment - the First Engrossment
Compensatory Pilot Project Revenue Permanency
Telemedicine Coverage (Second Engrossment)
Special Fuel Excise Tax Rate on Compressed Natural Gas Modification (First Engrossment)
Gross Misdemeanor Penalty for Reckless Driving Resulting in Death/Great Bodily Harm (Second Engrossment)
State Agencies Accommodation Reimbursement Expenses - the First Engrossment
Student Achievement Backpack
Juvenile Justice Modifications (Second Engrossment)
Concurrent Enrollment (Second Engrossment)
Iron Ore Mining and Related Industry Extended Unemployment Benefits Program
Adjusting Distribution Levies for Iron Range Fiscal Disparities Program
Home and Community Settings for People with Disabilities (as Amended by the Author’s A-1 Delete-Everything Amendment)
Property Arson Resulting in Harm (First Engrossment)
Deputy Registrar Electronic Medium Records Storage Authorization (First Engrossment)
Transfer-on-death Title for Watercraft and Motor Vehicles (Second Engrossment)
Nondomiciled Commercial Driver's Licenses
Savings Promotion Raffles
Modifying Requirements for Issuance of School Bus Driver’s License Endorsement
Modifying Provisions Relating to Third-Party Testing for School Bus Companies and Requirements for Road Test for School Bus Endorsement
International Medical Graduates Assistance Program (First Engrossment)
GAP Waivers
Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspection Reports
Allowing Estate Portability Between Spouses (as proposed by the A-1 amendment)
Excluding Aerodynamic Device from Certain Vehicle Length Limits
Modifying the Disability Waiver System - the First Engrossment
Prevention of Violence Against Health Care Workers - the First Engrossment
DWI Law Modifications (Third Engrossment)
Requiring Environmental Impact Statement before Construction of Rail Projects Connecting Track
Anatomical Gift Option on Hunting and Fishing License Applications (first engrossment)
Human Services Data Sharing (First Engrossment)
Increasing Membership of North Branch Public Utilities Commission
Credit for New STEM and Long-Term Care Employees (as proposed by the A-5 delete-everything amendment)
Energy Optimization Project Goal; Cogeneration Projects Inclusion in Energy Conservation Plans
Regulation of Chemicals of High Concern in Children’s Products
Credit for Early Retirement Plan Withdrawals for Long-Term Care Expenses
Requiring Proof of Insurance Prior to Registration of a Motor Vehicle or Motorcycle
Teacher Credit for Obtaining Qualifying Master’s Degree (as proposed by the A-3 amendment)
West Metro Education (WMEP) School Building Conveyance
Bus passenger seatbelt violations application to bus driver prohibition
Third-Party Payments
Regulation of Traditional Midwives - as Amended by the A-5 Delete-Everything Amendment
Responsible Contractor Requirements Clarifications and Modifications - the First Engrossment
Lifesaver Rapid Response Programs
Authorizing the City of St. Paul to Restrict Engine Braking on a Segment of I-94
Accessibility Signs Modification Requirements: Traffic Signs, Restroom Signs, and Digital Media (Second Engrossment)
Modifying Rules for Restrictions on Transfer for Divided Lands (First Engrossment) (as proposed to be amended by A-4 amendment)
Using Actual Residence for Redistricting Purposes
Funding Soil and Water Conservation Districts (First Engrossment)
Health and Human Services Budget Establishment and Provisions Modifications - the First Engrossment
Local Government Public Safety Employees on Authorized Leave Reimbursement - the First Engrossment
Expanding Move-Over Law for Parked Utility Vehicles
Modifying Human Services Licensing Actions (Delete-Everything Amendment A-1)
Expansion of Telecommunications Equipment Sales Tax Exemption
Cigarette and Tobacco Products State Retail License Establishment and Appropriation
Political Party Petition (Committee Engrossment)
Trust for Care of Animal
Establishing a Presidential Primary; Moving Primary Elections to March
Full-Service Community Schools
Simplifying the Treatment of Income for Public Assistance Programs (First Engrossment with A-2 Amendment)
Nonresident Income Reciprocity with Wisconsin
Flame-retardant Chemicals in Certain Products Prohibition (First Engrossment)
New markets tax credit (first engrossment)
Expansion of Controlled Substances Schedules
Sales Tax Exemption for Certain Sales and Purchases by Nonprofit Animal Shelters
Modification of “Resident” Definition and Determining Presence in the State
Increase in K-12 Education Subtraction and Credit; Adding Tuition Expenses to Be Eligible for Credit
Lawful Gambling Taxes Modification (as proposed by the A-1 amendment)
Elections Emergency Planning Task Force
Omnibus Liquor Bill (First Engrossment)
Health Care Workforce Planning and Grants - the Second Engrossment
Limiting Railroad Condemnation Powers over Certain Hennepin County Property (Second Engrossment)
Cigarette Stamp Discount Provision (as proposed by the A-1 amendment)
Technology Corporate Franchise Tax Certificate Transfer Program
Use of Restraints on Incarcerated Pregnant Women
Health Care Innovation Task Force
Designating John Alleman Memorial Bridge
Unconventional Vehicles Regulations
Learning Year Pupil Unit Modifications
Repeal of Assessment and Road Districts in Unorganized Territory
Nonemergency Medical Transportation Providers Regulation - the First Engrossment
Drones (First Engrossment)
Higher Education Institution Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence
Game and Fish (Third Engrossment)
Legislative Budget Office Creation - the First Engrossment
Farmer-Lender Mediation (First Engrossment)
Registration of Massage and Bodywork Therapists (Third Engrossment)
Requiring Suicide Prevention Training (First Engrossment)
District 1 Hospital Board Meeting Requirements (First Engrossment)
Bad Faith Assertions of Patent Infringement (first engrossment)
Local Optional Levy Equalization for Certain Districts with Seasonal Recreational Property
Trapping Restrictions (First Engrossment)
Automatic Voter Registration for Driver’s License, Instruction Permits, and Identification Card Applicants
Officer Scott Patrick Memorial Highway Designation (with A-1 and A-2 amendments)
Department of Human Services Policy Bill
State Agency Rulemaking Provisions Modification
Office of Administrative Hearings Contested Cases Electronic Filing Authorization
Student Support Services Personnel Act
Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics (Third Engrossment)
Legislative Coordinating Commission (LCC) Provisions Modifications - the First Engrossment
Survival of Civil Actions
Active Transportation Programs
Clarifying the Definition of Teacher (As Amended by the A-1 Amendment)
Issuance of Citations for Disobedience to a Flagger in a Work Zone
Moving State and Local Primary Elections to June
Endow Minnesota Tax Credit (as proposed by the A-1 amendment)
State Lands (First Engrossment)
Sustainable Forest Incentive Act Amendments (First Engrossment)
Local Government Donation of Surplus Equipment (First Engrossment)
Latino Affairs, African Heritage and Asian-Pacific Minnesotans Councils - the First Engrossment
Pharmaceutical Waste and Disposal Requirements
Electronics Recycling (2nd Engrossment)
Department of Natural Resources Policy (First Engrossment)
Pollution Control Agency Policy Change Recommendations (First Engrossment)
Department of Human Services Data Practices
Motorcycle Headlamp Requirements
Adding to the Definition of Energy Conservation Measure in the Uniform Municipal Contracting Law
Minnesota Prescription Monitoring Program (First Engrossment)
Mankato and North Mankato Local Sales Tax Modification
Veterans Affairs Commissioner Guardianship Program Repeal
Historic Preservation Corps (First Engrossment)
Health and Human Services Budget Establishment and Provisions Modifications - the Conference Committee Report
Classifying Data Pertaining to Construction Project Schedules
Economic Development Policy Changes Including Department of Public Safety Data Sharing
Nursing and Certified Boarding Care Homes Provisions - the Second Engrossment
Data Practices Regarding Disability Certificate Holders
Modifications to the Body Art Licensure (Delete-Everything Amendment)
Secretary of State Business Fees and Filings
Teacher Development and Evaluation Revenue (As Amended by the A-5 Amendment)
Suburban Connections Demonstration Project Appropriation
Medical Assistance (MA) for Children with Disabilities Parental Monetary Contribution Provisions
Child and Dependent Care Credit Modification
Education Policy Omnibus Bill (Second Engrossment)
Extension for Hennepin County to File a Certificate of Approval
E-health Advisory Committee, Trauma Advisory Council, the Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force Sunset Date Extension - the First Engrossment
Sanitary Districts Creation, Annexation - Revised
Modification of Sales Tax Exemption for Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies
Motor Vehicle Filing Fee Charged by Deputy Registrars
Wetland Conservation Act (WCA) Amendments
Natural Gas Vehicle and Fueling Station Rebate Program Establishment (First Engrossment)
Temporary License Suspensions for Health Care Professionals (First Engrossment)
Department of Commerce Health Policy Bill (First Engrossment)
MnDOT Housekeeping Bill
Medical Assistance Rates for Therapy Services
Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program Modifications
Pharmacy Providers Freedom of Choice (First Engrossment)
Vocational Rehabilitation
DWI Modifications
Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam Grant Program and Appropriation
Department of Human Services Policy; Authorizing use of Unmarked Vehicles by Tobacco Inspector Staff
Fine for Second and Subsequent Violations of Texting While Driving (First Engrossment)
Task Force on Metropolitan Governance (First Engrossment)
Prohibiting Motor Carriers from Operating While Federal Out-of-Service Order is in Effect
Overdimensional Load Escort Driver Certification
Epinephrine Administration (Second Engrossment )
Increasing the Medical Assistance Reimbursement Rate for Critical Access Mental Health Services Provided by Certain Providers
Economic Development Incentive Programs Legislative Auditor Evaluation Requirement - the First Engrossment
Firefighter Licensure Requirements Modifications
Human Rights Act Certificates of Compliance
Automated Sales Suppression Devices
Increased Phased-In Estate Tax Exclusion Amount (as proposed by the A-1 amendment)
Eliminating Personal Property Tax on Electric Generation, Transmission and Distribution Lines, and Substation Systems; Instituting New Valuation Method; Authorizing Replacement Aid; Repealing Exemptions (as proposed to be amended by A-3 DE amendment)
Modifying Requirements for Child Care Assistance Redeterminations of Eligibility and Recovery of Overpayments
Campaign Practices Hearings Provisions Modifications
Modifying the Calculation of Compensation Revenue Pupil Units
Unclaimed Property, First Engrossment
Real ID - The Second Engrossment
Transportation Omnibus Policy (Third Engrossment)
Public-Private Partnership Pilot Program
Automatic Renewal Clauses, First Engrossment
Tax Credit for Certain Energy Improvements
Horse Racing Regulations Modifications and Clarifications - the First Engrossment
Grant Management Provisions Modifications - the First Engrossment
Free e-filing for individual income taxes (as proposed by the A-1 delete-everything amendment)
Transportation Network Company Insurance Requirements
Fine allocation; towns
Executive Branch MnSCU Employee Investigations Policies - the First Engrossment
Religious Objections to Autopsies (Third Engrossment)
Vendor Sales Tax Allowance (as proposed by the A-1 amendment)
Railroad Liability for Certain Types of Damage
Human Services Community First Services and Supports Program Policy Modifications
Setting a Uniform Date for Local Referenda
Notice to Businesses of Proposed Ordinances (As amended by the A1 amendment)
Medical Assistance Coverage for Enhanced Asthma Care Services
Environment, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Appropriations (First Engrossment)
Pharmacy Technicians (First Engrossment)
Insurance Coverage for Dependents of Deceased Volunteer Firefighters; Reporting Volunteer Firefighter Deaths (First Engrossment with A-1 Amendment)
Medical Cannabis (Committee Engrossment)
Needs of Hearing-Impaired People Capital Improvement Projects - the First Engrossment
Gambling Provisions Modifications
Public Employment Relations Board Data
Child and Dependent Care Credit Modification
Ethnic Affairs Department Creation
Providing for Early Termination of Agricultural Preserve; Allowing Cell Phone Towers (as proposed to be amended with A-1 Amendment)
City of Cottage Grove; TIF 5-Year Extension
Restrictions on Mowing and Haying in Ditches
Sergeant Joseph Bergeron Memorial Highway Designation
Changing and Updating Certain Claims Provisions (Delete-Everything Amendment)
Allowing Rate-Regulated Cooperative Associations to file for PUC Review for Adjustments
Expansion of Sales Tax Exemption for Nonprofit Organizations (as proposed by the A-1 amendment)
Compassionate Care Act of 2015
Grant Program for Older Adults with Vision Loss
Premium Cigar Definition and Tax Rate Modification
Transportation Funding Bill (SS1904 Division Report)
Sales Tax Exemption for City Celebrations; Amnesty for Qualifying Nonprofit Organizations (as proposed by the A-1 amendment)
Legislative Coordinating Commission (LCC) to Support Legislative Commission on Data Practices
E12 Division Omnibus (First Engrossment)
Lewis and Clark Regional Water System Project Authority Modifications
Workforce Housing Tax Credit (as proposed by the A-2 amendment)
Prior Appropriations for Certain Grants from General Obligation Bond Proceeds - as Proposed to be Amended by the A-3 Delete-Everything Amendment
Mighty Ducks Grants Appropriation; Ice Facilities Indoor Air Quality Improvements
Paul Bunyan Expressway Study and Appropriation
Apportionment of Compensation for Nonresident Corporate Board Members
Film Production Credit
Farm Winery Credit (as proposed to be amended by the A-1)
Environment, Agriculture, and Economic Development Appropriations (Second Engrossment)
Modifies Access to Original Birth Records
Licensure for Clinical Lactation Services (Second Engrossment)
Registration System for Spoken Language Health Care Interpreters (Third Engrossment)
MMB Disparity Impact Notes for Proposed Legislation (As Proposed to be Amended by the A-2 Delete-All Amendment)
Clarifying the Offense of 4th Degree Assault against a Peace Officer
Equalized debt service levy modification
Enhanced debt service equalization for consolidating districts
Prescription Drug Reimportation Program
Reinstating Sales Tax Exemption for Local Government Instrumentalities to Earlier Date (as proposed to be amended by the A-2 amendment)
Electronic Incapacitation Cuffs Use Prohibition for Person in Custody for Criminal Offenses
City of Maple Grove; TIF Authorization Modification (as proposed to be amended with A-1 delete everything amendment)
Reading Credit
Credit for Parents of Stillborn Children
Rate increase for ICF/DD and HCBS providers
Patrol Officer Michael Alan Hogan Memorial Highway Designation
Nursing Facilities Requirements Modifications (As Amended by the Author’s A-1 Amendment)
Supplemental compensatory revenue
Prohibition of Flame-retardant Chemicals in Certain Products
Osteopathic Physicians Licensure Requirement Modification (Delete-Everything Amendment)
Extending Time for City of Edina to File Local Approval of TIF Special Law (First Engrossment)
City of Canby; TIF Authorization
Metropolitan Council Financing Authorization
Modifying requirements for collecting sales tax (as proposed to be amended by A-2)
Appropriating Funds for Grants to Support a Continuum of Care for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders (with the A-1 Amendment)
Relating to Treatment for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders
Drainage Law; Repair by Petition
Election Omnibus Bill (Session Law, Chapter 161)
Washington County; TIF Authorization
Met Council Governance Changes (First Engrossment)
Corridors of Commerce Program Eligibility Requirements Modification
Air Transport Optimization Study of St. Cloud Regional Airport (with the A-1 Amendment)
Teacher Safety for Intermediates
Special Elections for School Board Vacancies (as amended by the A-2 amendment)
Authorizing Issuance of Disability Plates and Certificates to Eligible Owners of Motorized Bicycles
Transit Education Grant to City of St. Paul (with the A-2 Delete-Everything Amendment)
Electric Vehicle Promotion Program
Bikeways Establishment and Use Provisions
Modifying the Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care (First Engrossment)
Health Care for Low-Income Uninsured Adults and Children (First Engrossment)
Elk River Public Utilities Commission Membership Increase
Extending the Legislative Task Force on Child Protection (Second Engrossment)
Medical Assistance (MA) Median Total Care-Related Per Diem Cost Technical Corrections
Medical Assistance Dental Coverage and Reimbursement Changes (First Engrossment)
Federal conformity
Surface and Subsurface Drainage Requirements for Agricultural Land
Election Emergency Plans
Election Emergency Provisions
Alternative Open Enrollment Period (Delete-Everything Amendment)
Appropriation for U.S. Highway 12 Projects
Relating to Positive Support Strategies
Statewide Trauma System, Home Care, Hearing Instrument Dispensers and Food Beverage and Lodging Establishments Provisions Modifications - Judiciary Issues
Health Care Workforce Planning (First Engrossment)
STEMI (ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Receiving Center Hospital Designation Authorization - The First Engrossment
Firearm Transfers between Private Parties-Background Checks
Alternative Method for Casting In-Person Absentee Ballot
Continuous Eligibility for Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare (Delete-Everything Amendment)
Modifying Screening Requirements for Co-occurring Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Disorders
Medical Assistance (MA) Estate Recovery Requirements Modification
Third Engrossment - Buffer Requirements Modified
Notice of Early Termination of Emergency Admission
Extension of Richfield Firefighter Residency Requirement Special Law
Establishing the Washington County Community Development Agency
Labeling Requirement for Certain Nonwoven Disposable Products (second engrossment) - Judiciary Issues
Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations Appropriation Cross-Reference Correction
Amateur Sports Commission Mighty Ducks; Minnesota Historical Society; Appropriations
Nursing Facility Recodification
MNsure Modifications
Increasing the Income Eligibility Limit for MinnesotaCare (with Amendment)
Authorization for failed road test retake for active duty military personnel
Cash flow adjustment for certain charter schools
Modifying Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Requirements
Temporary Family Health Care Dwellings (Third Engrossment)
Family and Medical Benefits and Leave (CE3 Engrossment)
Relating to the Basic Sliding Fee Child Care Assistance Program (First Engrossment)
Coordination of Goals and Strategies for the Minnesota River Basin (First Engrossment)
Order for Protection; Respondent Filing Fee Elimination
Establishing· Autonomous Vehicles Task Force and Demonstration Project - (Second Engrossment)
Community Corrections Subsidy Program Universal Participation
Returning UOCAVA Absentee Ballots by Email or Fax (As Amended by the A-3 Amendment)
Tax Time Savings Grant Program, First Engrossment
Health care insurance premium credit (as proposed to be amended by A-1)
Dakota County CDA Membership Change
Working family credit modification
Athletic Trainers (Delete-Everything Amendment)
Allowing Interactive Video for Targeted Case Management
Modifying the Basic Monthly Rate for Northstar Care for Children (First Engrossment)
City of Burnsville; TIF Authorization Modification
Homeless Children Eligibility and Plan
Money Transmitters
Real Estate Appraisers, First Engrossment
Marine Carbon Monoxide Detection; Sophia's Law (Division Report)
Changing Reimbursement Requirements for Food Stamp Employment and Training Program
Voluntary Solar Site Management Practices Establishment
Supermajority Required to Impose Interim Ordinance in City or Town
Grand Rapids Freight Rail (Delete-Everything Amendment SCS2697A-1)
Tractor Rollover Protection Pilot Grant Program (First Engrossment)
Alternative Residential Placement Options and Modified Payment for Complex Patients (As Amended by the Author's A-1 Amendment)
Amends the Chemical Dependency Treatment Chapter of Law
Dissemination of private sexual images; civil action and criminal penalties (First Engrossment)
General Education Unfunded Mandates Task Force Creation
Amateur Sports Commission Snow Angel Program Development and Fund Creation and Appropriation
Electronic Voting Systems Modifications; Alternative Printed Ballot Styles (As Amended by the A-1 Amendment)
Small Business Procurement Program Modifications (First Engrossment)
Targeted Group Business Program for Certain Larger Businesses (First Engrossment)
MnDOT Housekeeping
Raffle Boards Authorization
Modifying Public Safety Officer Death Benefits
2016 Education Policy Omnibus (Second Engrossment)
Barber Examiners Board Provisions Modifications (First Engrossment)
Modifying Certain Provisions Governing Autism Early Intensive Intervention Benefit (First Engrossment)
Mental Health Crisis Response Peace Officer Training (First Engrossment)
Game and Fish (Second Engrossment)
Department of Natural Resources Enforcement (Second Engrossment)
State Lands (Second Engrossment)
Increase in Holding Period for Forward Pricing Mechanisms in Hennepin County
Auto Insurance Rates and Coverages
Ramsey County Human Resources Statutes Technical Changes (First Engrossment)
Innovative Adult Basic Education Programs
Ramsey County Economic Development Authority Establishment (First Engrossment)
Autocycle Regulations Establishment
Modifying Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program Requirements
Veterans Emergency Dental Care Grants from State Soldiers Assistance Fund; Veterans Charity Care Dentist Income Tax Subtraction (Second Engrossment)
Relating to Safe Harbor for Sexually Exploited Youth (First Engrossment)
School Bus Flagger Motor Vehicle Driver Stop Requirement (First Engrossment)
Child Support Task Force (Second Engrossment)
Modifying False Political and Campaign Material Law
Eyelash Extension Services Regulation
Nominating Petitions
Management and Budget Commissioner (MMB) Disparity Impact Notes for Proposed Legislation
Allowing Department of Public Safety to Share Certain Private Data with Courts
Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing Advance Deposit Wagering Authorization
Omnibus Capital Investment Bill (As Proposed to be Amended by the A-4 Delete-Everything)
Human Services Disability Waiver Rate System Modification (First Engrossment)
MinnesotaCare Purchase Option
Enhancing Penalties for Attempting to Hire a Minor for Prostitution
Expansion of Debt Settlement Services Regulation
Financial Institution Commerce Policy Bill
Unemployment Trust Fund Balance and Tax Credits
Requiring Training for Child Foster Care Providers
Minnesota Health Records Act
The Student Inclusion and Engagement Act
Eliminating Spending Cap on Awards and Trophies
Critical Access Dental Providers
No-Fault Task Force Recommendations
Harassment Restraining Orders (First Engrossment)
Manufactured Home Relocation Trust
Women of Color Small Business Development Program (A-2 Amendment)
Resident lifetime game and fish license information driver's license or state ID care placement authorization (First Engrossment)
Prescription Drug Cost Transparency
Prescription Drug Education Program
Accountability for Charter Schools Serving At-Risk Students
Trustee Oversight of a Charter School Closure
Family Law Cases Required to Provide Parties with Dispute Resolution Notice
Establishing a Presidential Nomination Primary (Session Law, Chapter 162)
Allowing Cities to Exempt Certain Landowners from Fence-Viewing Provisions (First Engrossment)
Energy Assurance and Emergency Conservation Plan Establishment; Petroleum End User Program Authorization; Energy Auditor Standards and Modifications
Workforce Development Board Creation; Workforce Development and Economic Development Provisions Modifications (Third Engrossment) ARTICLE 5
Fantasy Sports Game Definition and Authorization (The First Engrossment)
Residential Hospice Facilities Children Needing Respite or Palliative Care Inclusion (First Engrossment)
Higher Education Omnibus Bill
Lawful Gambling Managers, Raffles, Prize Limits Increase, and Local Regulation Modifications (First Engrossment)
Statewide Retirement System Data (first engrossment)
Northwest Regional Partnership
Democratic Republic of the Congo Conflict-Free Minerals Procurement (As Proposed to be Amended by the A-1 Amendment)
Authorizing Municipalities to Allow Electric Motors on Pedicabs and Rickshaws (First Engrossment)
Mowing Ditches Restrictions Modification (incorporates the SCS3086A-1 amendment)
Four-year-old prekindergarten instruction
City of Anoka; 5-Year Rule Extension
Clarification of Financial Responsibility for the Costs of a Medical Examination for Sexual Assault Victims (First Engrossment)
Identity Theft Crimes Statute of Limitations Extension
Increasing Membership of the Hibbing Public Utility Commission; Changing Hibbing Form of Government (First Engrossment)
Disability Parking for Individuals with Dementia (Delete-Everything Amendment)
Driving Instructor License Background Checks
Child Support Parenting Expense Adjustment (first engrossment)
Youth-at-Work Grant Program (Delete-all amendment)
Authority for Hennepin County to Use Job Order Contracting
Veterans Interim Housing Facility Appropriation (First Engrossment)
Propane Education Research Council Assessment Modification
Bullion Product Dealers
Predatory Offender Registration Provisions (First Engrossment)
Special Transportation Service Providers Regulations and Penalties Modifications (First Engrossment)
Creating a Legislative Task Force on Child Care (First Engrossment)
Transportation project selection process best practices (incorporating the SCS3211A-2 amendment)
Laura’s Law; interfering with scene of death
Community Medical Response Emergency Medical Technician Services MA Coverage (First Engrossment)
Specific Service Signs at two Locations (with A-1 Amendment)
Principle Based Reserving Method for Certain Insurance Companies (First Engrossment)
High-Speed Rail Project Advisory Working Group Establishment (First Engrossment)
Modifying County Program Aid; Increasing Appropriation; Repealing Transition Aid for Certain Counties
Staff Sergeant Kevin Witte Memorial Highway designation
DWI; search warrants
Regulation of Drones and Drone Operators (Delete-Everything Amendment SCS3312A-1)
Stillwater Armory Sale Provisions - Revised
Dry Cleaner Response and Reimbursement
Dry Cleaner Response and Reimbursement (Second Engrossment)
City and Town Appropriations to Historical Societies
DWI-related Changes (Second Engrossment)
Department of Human Services and Minnesota Department of Health Budget Bill
Judiciary Provisions in DHS and MDH Budget Bill
Blood borne pathogens; exposure; ex parte hearing
Oil and Hazardous Substances Railroad Transportation Requirements for Preparedness, Response, and Information (Delete-Everything Amendment)
University of Minnesota - Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund Appropriations Reimbursement Procedures
Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board Employee Early Separation
Sales tax exemption for Elko New Market wastewater treatment facility (as proposed to be amended by A-1)
Permit Requirement for MnDOT Right-of-Way (with the A-3 Amendment)
Immigration Integration Task Force Establishment
Roseau County; Supplemental County Program Aid Payment, as proposed to be amended by A-1 amendment
Summary of Article 2 of SF 3415, Omnibus Capital Investment
Home Visiting Revenue
TIF; Clarifying Permitted Use of Certain Increments
Nameless job application process credit (as proposed to be amended by A-1)
Modifying Refunds of Mistakenly Billed Tax
Citizenship credit (as proposed to be amended by A-1)
Sales tax exemption for siding production facility materials (as proposed to be amended by A-2)
Controlled Substances
Eliminating Noncommercial Seasonal Residential Recreational Property Tax Classification; Modifying State General Tax (as proposed to be amended with A-1 amendment)
Modifying Refunds of Overpayments for State-Assessed Properties
Alternative simplified credit election for R & D credit (as proposed to be amended by A-1)
2016 Appeal and Equalization Course Waiver for Township Officers
Stearns County; Supplemental Aid Payment
Implementing Requirements of the Federal REAL ID Act (Second Engrossment)
Regular Session, House Files
Transportation Funding Bill (the Third Unofficial Engrossment)
Federal tax conformity; Destination Medical Center financing; first engrossment
Houston County EDA Terms Shortened
Omnibus Tax Bill (Conference Committee Report)
Fantasy Sports Game Definition and Authorization (First Unofficial Engrossment)
Omnibus Supplemental Appropriations Bill, Chapter 189
Raffle Boards Authorization
Omnibus Capital Investment Bill (The Second Unofficial Engrossment)
Omnibus Tax Bill (Unofficial Engrossment)

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