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2019-2020 House Bill Introduction Summary through March 14, 2019
Bill Number Short Description Actions Author(s) Senate Companion
H. F. 492 A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a misdemeanor for traffic violations that cause great bodily harm or death to another; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.13, subdivision 2. The bill was read for the first time on January 28, 2019 and referred to the Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division;  Author NEU added on February 4, 2019.  Motion to recall and re-refer on February 28, 2019 , motion prevailed, referred to Transportation Finance and Policy Division   Amended and passed by Committee on March 12, 2019 and referred to the General Register.  Second reading on March 14, 2019  which means it could come up for a floor vote at any time. Bob Dettmer (R-39A), Bud Nornes (R-8A),  Jon Koznick (R-58A),  Brian Johnson (R-32A), Matt Grossell (R-2A) and Glenn Gruenhagen (R-18B); Anne Neu (R-32B) S.F. No. 2127
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Short Description Actions
H. F. 1121 A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring underinsured and uninsured motorist coverage for motorcycles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 65B.48, subdivision 5. The bill was read for the first time on February 14, 2019 and referred to the Committee on Commerce. Scheduled for Committee hearing on March 6, 2019. Passed by Committee on March 6, 2019 and referred to the General Register.  Second reading on March 11, 2019  which means it could come up for a floor vote at any time. Cheryl Youakim( D-46B), Zack Stephenson (D-36A) and Jamie Long (D-61B) S.F. No. 1005
H. F. 1210 A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing a penalty for slow-moving vehicles driving in the left lane; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.18, subdivision 10. The bill was read for the first time on February 14, 2019 and referred to the Transportation Finance and Policy Division; Author West  added on February 18, 2019.  Author Lucero added on March 13, 2019 Kurt Daudt  (R-31A) and John Poston (R-9A); Nolan West (R-37B); Eric Lucero (r-30B) S.F. No. 620
H. F. 1525 A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing policies to address motorcycle profiling; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626. The bill was read for the first time on February 21, 2019 and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means — Referred by Chair to Public Safety and Criminal Justice Reform Finance and Policy Division Steve Drazkowski (R-21B) S.F. No. 1690
H. F. 1871 A bill for an act relating to transportation; increasing motorcycle endorsement fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 171.06, subdivision 2a The bill was read for the first time on February 28, 2019 and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.  Author Morrison added on March 4.  Author Boe added on March 7. Author Franson added on March 13, 2019. Dan Wolgamott (D-14B), Mike Sundin (D-11A), Bob Gunther (R-23A), John Considine, Jr. (D-19B) and Pat Garofalo (R-58B); Kelly Morrison (D-33B); Greg Boe (R-47B); Mary Franson (R-8B) SF1565
Bill Number Short Description Actions Author(s) House Companion
S.F. No. 45 A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing policies to address motorcycle profiling; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626. Introduced on Thursday, January 10, 2019 and referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy David Osmek (R-33)
S.F. No. 128 A bill for an act relating to transportation; replacing two-wheeled vehicle endorsement with motorcycle endorsement; amending requirements to obtain a motorcycle endorsement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 169.224, subdivision 3; 169.974, subdivision 2; 171.06, subdivision 2a; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7410.4880, subpart 2. Introduced on Monday, January 14, 2019 and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy Rich Draheim (R-20), Paul J. Utke (R-2) , Andrew R. Lang (17-R), and Jeff  Howe (13-R)
S.F. No. 620 A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing a penalty for slow-moving vehicles driving in the left lane; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.18, subdivision 10 Introduced on January 28, 2019 and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.  Committee hearing on Tuesday, March 12 passed as amended and re-refer to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy John Jasinski (R-24), David J. Tomassoni (D-6), Andrew R. Lang (R-17), John A. Hoffman (D-36), and  Paul T. Anderson (R-44) H. F. 1210
S.F. No. 1005 A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring underinsured and uninsured motorist coverage for motorcycles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 65B.48, subdivision 5. Introduced on February 7, 2019 and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy. Ron Latz (D-46) H. F. 1121
S.F. No. 1565 A bill for an act relating to transportation; increasing motorcycle endorsement fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 171.06, subdivision 2a.  {NOTE:  $8 increase for initial license and $4 for renewals with all of increase going to motorcycle safety fund} Introduced on February 21, 2019 and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.  Authors Osmek and Bakk added on March 4. Mary Kiffmeyer (R-30), Andrew Mathews (R-15), and Dan Sparks (D-27);  David Osmek (R-33) and Tom Bakk (D-3) HF1871
S.F. No. 1690 A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing policies to address motorcycle profiling; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626. Introduced on February 25, 2019 and referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy. David Osmek (R-33) HF1525
S.F. No. 2127 A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a misdemeanor for traffic violations that cause great bodily harm or death to another; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 169.13, subdivision 2. Introduced on March 7, 2019 and referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy. Author Draheim added on March 11. Karin Housley (R-39); Rich Draheim (R-20) H. F. 492

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