MN bills related or relying on broadband

I’m trying to keep a list of bills in the world of broadband. These are bills I hope to keep an eye on, but less likely to attend meetings on them. Please give me a shout if you have an update on any of these bills or seem one I missed. There’s sure to be a few more – but I know some of these are already in meetings so I wanted to get this list out there.

SF562/HF1152
County auditors authorized to transmit ballots electronically to persons with disabilities.
Authors Reps: Freiberg ; Dehn ; Bernardy ; Klevorn ; Long ; Huot
Authors Sens: Rest ; Kent ; Carlson ; Laine

SF2184/HF2150
Telemedicine evaluations allowed to be used for erectile dysfunction medication prescribing.
Authors Reps: Schomacker ; Morrison ; Albright ; Moran
Authors Sens: Howe ; Abeler

SF3031
A bill for an act relating to education; requiring online education upon withdrawal from school
Authors Sens: Howe ; Koran

HF2808
Website Accessibility Grant Advisory Council established, grants to cities and counties to improve website accessibility funding provided, and money appropriated.
Authors Reps: Elkins

 

 

SF3071/ HF3010A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring a government entity to obtain a search warrant before accessing electronic communication information
Authors Reps: Lesch
Authors Sens: Hall, Limmer, Dibble, and Relph 

 

 

SF3072/HF3012A bill for an act relating to public safety; enabling reporting of information related to use of electronic location tracking warrants

Authors Reps: Lesch

Authors Sens: Limmer, Abeler, and Newman

 

SF3074/ HF3009A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating the use of unmanned aerial vehicles by law enforcement agencies

Authors Reps: Lesch ; Moller ; Xiong, J. ; Lucero ; Noor ; Scott

Authors Sens: Limmer, Abeler, and Newman

 

SF3210A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; increasing the civil penalties for unlawful robocalls; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 325E.31.

Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.

Authors Sens: Senators Draheim, Koran, Eken, Jensen, and Goggin

 

HF. 3504,A bill for an act relating to education; limiting the use of individual-use screens in preschool and kindergarten; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Authors Reps: Morrison, Mann, Richardson and Stephenson

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About Ann Treacy

I have a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science. I have been interested or involved in providing access to information through the Internet since 1994, when I worked for Minnesota’s first Internet service provider. I am pleased to be a part of the Blandin on Broadband Team. I also work with MN Coalition on Government Information, Minnesota Rural Partners, and the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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