Minnesota Senate Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy Bill Index Report Report Date: September 20, 2018 8:05:54 PM
2017-2018 Regular Session
Bills in Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
Bill# Senate Author Description Date Received Hearing Date Action Taken Senate Last Action
SF1 BensonHealth insurance premium assistance temporary payment program; health maintenance organizations (HMO) requirements and health insurance modifications; agricultural cooperative health plan authorization; tax provision modification; transition of care coverage for 2017; reporting requirements; funds transfer; appropriation01/05/201701/10/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
Ch. 2
SF15 OsmekDigital electronic products manufacturers fair repair requirements establishment01/05/201701/19/2018
Discussion only
 
SF33 OsmekSunday off-sale liquor sales municipal authorization01/09/2017   
SF41 OsmekSunday off-sale liquor sales prohibition removal01/09/2017   
SF60 LoureyHealth insurance plan temporary premium subsidy; Minnesota management and budget department (MMB) and department of commerce appropriations01/09/2017   
SF73 ClausenAutomatic renewal of consumer contracts regulation01/11/2017   
SF74 ClausenRental car reimbursement for automobile damage claims requirement01/11/2017   
SF146 SenjemNatural gas vehicles and fueling stations rebate program establishment01/17/2017   
SF188 ChampionMinneapolis liquor licenses issuance authorization01/19/201701/31/2017

 
SF230 ClausenConsumer contracts automatic renewal clauses regulation01/19/2017   
SF267 DibbleMinneapolis restaurant intoxicating liquor license authorization01/23/201701/31/2017
Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5, Sec. 13
SF298 HousleyMalt liquor shipments into state excise tax exemption01/23/2017   
SF320 ClausenThird party automobile property damage claims standards extension01/23/2017   
SF327 Anderson, B.Military pay or benefits assignment prohibition and penalties and remedies02/23/201703/28/2018
Amended and recommended to pass
Ch. 174
SF366 HousleyReal estate appraisers investigations, background checks and disciplinary actions requirements modification01/26/201702/14/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
 
SF440 Housley2018 Super Bowl extended alcohol service hours authorization01/30/201701/31/2017
Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5, Sec. 18; Art. 11, Sec. 19
SF444 DahmsOmnibus liquor bill01/30/201701/31/2017
03/09/2017
Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
Amended and recommended to pass
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5
SF501 HousleyOn-sale liquor license holders to provide catering services authorization02/02/2017   
SF532 LatzTelephone services automatic renewal cancellation notice requirement02/02/2017   
SF638 IngebrigtsenMotor vehicle franchise successor agreements; vehicle manufacturers, distributors and factory branches unfair practices establishment02/06/201703/15/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
 
SF678 RestNew Hope municipal golf course intoxicating liquor license authorization02/06/201703/07/2017
Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus liquor bill.
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5, Sec. 16
SF710 SchoenAuto theft prevention funds redirection from general fund to insurance fraud prevention account02/06/2017  See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 1, 4, 10
SF720 DahmsMinnesota premium security plan as a state-based reinsurance program with Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association administration authorization and appropriation; provider taxes authorization; reinsurance tax imposition02/06/201702/28/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
 
SF749 AbelerNondiscrimination policies in providing health care services requirement; patient rights provisions02/09/2017   
SF879 UtkeMinnesota Joint Underwriting Association liquor liability and medical malpractice coverage authorization03/06/201702/21/2017
03/01/2017
03/07/2017
Laid over
Recommended to pass
Amended and recommended to pass
Ch. 34
SF891 OsmekOn-sale liquor extended hours of sale authorization02/13/2017   
SF912 HousleyMicrodistillery off-sales regulation modification and products wholesale distribution regulation02/13/2017  See SF444, Sec. 2
SF919 HousleyOlder and vulnerable adults financial exploitation protection establishment03/19/201803/20/2018
Recommended to pass
See SF3437, Art. 2
SF929 KoranAuto theft prevention funds redirection from general fund to insurance fraud prevention account02/13/201702/14/2017
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 1, 4, 10
SF997 HousleyPrescription eye drop refills health insurance plan coverage requirement02/15/201703/08/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
Ch. 47
SF1035 RelphRevised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act02/16/2017   
SF1072 PrattSales representatives termination regulation02/16/201702/21/2017
03/01/2017
Laid over
Recommended to pass
 
SF1085 MillerSunday liquor off-sales authorization02/16/2017   
SF1086 MillerSunday intoxicating liquor off-sales authorization02/16/201702/22/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF1106 UtkeIndividual health plans issuers commissions payment regulation02/16/201702/21/2017
03/01/2017
Laid over
Recommended to pass
 
SF1115 TomassoniHealth plan companies enrollee access to choice in pharmacy providers requirement; health care services provided by licensed pharmacists coverage requirement02/16/2017   
SF1116 TomassoniHealth plan companies enrollee access to choice in pharmacy providers requirement02/16/2017   
SF1119 NewtonAutomobile insurance underwriting restriction02/20/2017   
SF1153 AbelerHealth insurance underwriting, renewability and benefits requirements modifications, individual health plan reinsurance program creation and appropriation02/20/201705/15/2017
Discussion only
 
SF1156 FischbachSartell special liquor license authorization02/20/201703/07/2017
Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus liquor bill.
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5, Sec. 17
SF1190 MathewsCredit unions meetings notification requirement modification02/20/201703/01/2017
Recommended to pass
 
SF1220 WeberEthanol blending on premises authorization; motor fuel marketing and franchise agreements not allowing ethanol blending prohibition02/20/201703/01/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
 
SF1223 PrattMNvest registration exemption modification02/20/2017   
SF1243 LimmerPersons furthering terrorism life insurance beneficiaries payment limitation establishment02/22/201703/08/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF1279 HousleyBrew pubs and small brewers off-sale authorization02/22/2017   
SF1304 LimmerUnclaimed property requirements, reports and appropriation02/22/2017  See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 15
SF1313 LangGas tax sign on petroleum dispenser requirement02/22/201703/01/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
See SF1313, Art. 8, Sec. 9
SF1343 CohenFranchise renewal provisions modifications and disclaimers of violations prohibition02/23/2017   
SF1344 UtkeInsurance fraud provisions modifications02/23/201703/07/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
 
SF1345 UtkeUninsured motorists remedies limitation02/23/2017   
SF1387 MartyFinancial exploitation of seniors and vulnerable adults education and outreach program establishment and appropriation02/23/2017  See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 7, Sub. 6(b)
SF1401 LaineUnclaimed property requirements provisions modifications and appropriation02/23/2017   
SF1402 RuudFantasy sports consumer protection provisions establishment and appropriation02/23/2017   
SF1409 KleinNational Football League training site on-sale intoxicating liquor license authorization02/27/201703/07/2017
Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus liquor bill.
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5, Sec. 15
SF1418 Anderson, P.Direct ship wineries authorization and regulation provisions establishment02/27/2017   
SF1445 SenjemLandscape application contracts exclusion addition02/27/201703/14/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF1473 PrattPawn transactions redemption period regulation02/27/201703/07/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 11
SF1520 AbelerNonprofit health service plan corporations and health maintenance organizations (HMO) entrance into contracts only with nonprofit corporations requirement; patient identifying data sharing with organizations or agencies in another country prohibition02/27/2017   
SF1535 AbelerFlame-retardant chemicals use in certain products prohibition02/27/2017   
SF1536 EatonNonwoven personal care disposable products labeling requirement02/27/2017   
SF1563 DahmsInsurance examinations regulation provisions modification02/27/201703/01/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
 
SF1577 ClausenMental health professionals and clinical trainees treatment and services insurance coverage requirement and services claims denial review by licensed professional requirement03/01/2017   
SF1593 FranzenMinnesota Health Reinsurance Association Act03/01/2017   
SF1622 BensonUnified personal health premium accounts administration establishment; small employer market availability of coverage provisions modification03/01/2017   
SF1627 RelphCancer chemotherapy health insurance plans level of coverage indication requirement03/01/201703/08/2017
Recommended to pass
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 5, Sec. 3
SF1633 ClausenMental health treatment services provided by mental health professionals and clinical trainees health insurance coverage authorization; mental health services denial of claim to be made or reviewed by a licensed mental health professional requirement03/01/2017   
SF1637 LoureyVehicle dealers demonstrating financial responsibility surety bond posting exemption authorization03/01/2017   
SF1738 JensenHealth plan companies enrollee access to participating primary care providers requirement03/06/201703/09/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
See SF800
SF1752 KoranRestriction on holding both taproom and cocktail licenses repeal03/06/2017   
SF1826 KoranDamaged property expense depreciation applicable when determining value of damaged property in insurance policies; standards for fair settlement offers and agreements provisions modifications 03/08/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF1848 UtkeNo-fault auto benefits regulation; deduction of basic economic loss benefits previously provided requirement 03/08/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF1887 LatzUninsured and underinsured motorist coverage for motorcycles requirement03/07/2017   
SF1900 LatzConsumer fraud remedies modification03/08/2017   
SF1963 BensonHealth insurance coverages provisions modifications03/08/201703/09/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 5, Sec. 2, 4-7
SF1978 EkenState Bank of Minnesota establishment; beginning farmer loans authorization and appropriation03/09/2017   
SF1985 UtkeInsurance adjusters regulation and definition modification03/09/2017   
SF2008 KoranPrice marking requirements for retail merchandise modification03/09/201703/14/2017
Recommended to pass
Ch. 48
SF2028 UtkeMental health and substance use disorder work group establishment and report requirement03/13/201703/28/2018
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF3656, Art. 36, Sec. 9
SF2034 AbelerCounty-based purchasing plans demonstration project authorization to sell health plans in the individual and small group markets03/13/2017   
SF2078 DahmsCommerce department policy and technical changes, fees modification and appropriations03/13/201703/22/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 1-4, 7, 10, 16
SF2088 DibbleSt. Paul Twin Cities marathon on-sale intoxicating liquor license on State Capitol grounds authorization 03/22/2017
Recommended to pass
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5, Sec. 10
SF2100 ChamberlainFranchise agreement terms regulation03/14/2017   
SF2164 JensenFreedom to choose customized health insurance authorization03/16/2017   
SF2183 FranzenResolution urging the United State Congress to permanently repeal trade, financial, and travel restrictions to Cuba03/20/2017   
SF2211 CarlsonHealth insurers and fraternals minimum solvency requirements National Association of Insurance Commissioners accreditation standards conformance requirements modification03/20/2017   
SF2265 AbelerHealth plan companies payments to out-of-network providers count toward enrollee's annual deductible requirement03/28/2017   
SF2268 PappasCosmetic fragrance ingredients disclosure requirement03/29/2017   
SF2274 RestCleaning product ingredients labeling requirement03/29/2017   
SF2296 JensenMinnesota Health Plan Market Rules provisions modifications; essential community provider designation; health carriers' financial records audits; health plan enrollee plan change continuation of services allowance03/31/2017   
SF2340 JensenHigh deductible health insurance plans costs task force establishment04/24/2017   
SF2399 FranzenRevised Uniform Athlete Agents Act05/17/201703/27/2018
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
 
SF2402 AbelerHealth plan contracting requirements modifications05/18/2017   
SF2403 PrattAffinity group discounts in auto or homeowner insurance policies authorization05/18/2017  See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 5
SF2411 FranzenSecurity freeze for protected consumers authorization05/19/2017   
SF2412 Torres RayLoan resolution and financial stability programs appropriation05/19/2017  See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 7, Sub. 2(b)
SF2462 UtkeHubbard county off-sale liquor license in Akeley township authorization02/20/201803/21/2018
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 
SF2532 LoureyHealth care coverage premium subsidy program extension and appropriations02/22/2018   
SF2556 ChamberlainAsset protection relating to retirement health savings and medical savings accounts establishment02/22/201803/06/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
 
SF2569 AbelerAgricultural land requirement for farm winery license issuance repeal02/22/2018   
SF2581 PrattMortgage loan originators licensing requirements modifications02/22/201803/06/2018
Recommended to pass
 
SF2582 PrattInterfering with point-of-sale terminals, gas pump dispensers and automated teller machines crime establishment03/01/201803/06/2018
Recommended to pass
 
SF2589 LimmerReal estate brokers, salespersons and appraisers continuing education requirements modification02/22/2018   
SF2593 MartySecurity freeze regulation and fee prohibition02/22/2018   
SF2597 JensenPharmacy benefit manager licensing requirement02/22/2018   
SF2667 FrentzNorth Mankato Caswell Regional Sporting Complex on-sale liquor license authorization02/26/201803/21/2018
Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 
SF2670 JensenHealth plan companies enrollee access to participating primary care providers and contract with primary care providers requirements02/26/2018   
SF2677 LatzUnsolicited commercial electronic mail messages opt-out requirement deadline determination02/26/2018   
SF2691 DibbleMinneapolis restaurant on-sale intoxicating liquor license issuance authorization02/26/201803/21/2018
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 
SF2692 LangNational guard members access to information relating to a state-sponsored life insurance program authorization03/05/201803/14/2018
Recommended to pass
Ch. 136
SF2695 HousleyWine transfers between commonly owned liquor stores authorization02/26/2018   
SF2704 JasinskiTransportation network companies regulation02/26/2018   
SF2723 JensenDirect primary care service arrangements is not insurance clarification02/26/201803/28/2018
Discussion only
 
SF2825 MathewsMotor fuel dispensing operations modification03/01/2018   
SF2832 LatzConsumer protection provisions modifications03/01/2018  See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 24, Sub. 2
SF2843 SenjemCredit unions membership, governance, and powers and duties modification03/01/201803/20/2018
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF2867 KleinHealth maintenance organizations (HMO) and nonprofit health service plan corporations substantial transfers of assets review requirement03/01/2018   
SF2877 HaydenHealth care premium subsidy program extension through 2018 authorization and appropriation; Minnesota premium security plan termination03/01/2018   
SF2944 ClausenMental health benefits parity with other medical benefits requirements; mental health and substance use disorder definition; health plan transparency requirement; health and commerce commissioners accountability requirement03/05/2018   
SF2945 BighamMental health benefits parity with other medical benefits requirements; mental health and substance use disorder definition; health plan transparency requirement; health and commerce commissioners accountability requirement03/05/2018   
SF2950 DibbleMinneapolis restaurant at 4959 Penn Avenue South on-sale intoxicating liquor license authorization03/05/201803/21/2018
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 
SF2955 FranzenStudent loan ombudsperson establishment; student loan servicing practices provisions modifications; student loan servicers licensing requirement03/05/2018   
SF2973 BensonBreast cancer screening procedures (mammograms) coverage requirements03/27/201803/28/2018
Recommended to pass
See SF3656, Art. 36, Sec. 1
SF2991 WeberReal estate appraisal advisory board creation and duties prescribed; broker license reinstatement provisions03/05/201803/13/2018
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Ch. 173
SF3032 JensenHealth carrier provider network status change from in-network to out-of-network status provider and enrollee notification requirement03/08/201803/20/2018
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
 
SF3033 JensenHealth care providers and health plan companies price transparency to patients and enrollees requirement03/08/2018  See SF3480
SF3034 JensenAny willing health care provider health plan option offering by health carriers03/08/2018   
SF3035 JensenHealth insurance rates disparities legislative auditor study and report requirement; appropriation03/08/2018  See SF799, Sec. 1, Sub. 2(b)
SF3060 UtkeAffinity group coverages and insurance fraud regulation03/08/201803/13/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
 
SF3081 Torres RayResolution memorializing the secretary of commerce to reject a request to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census03/08/2018   
SF3101 PappasContraceptive methods and services coverage by health plans requirement; religious exemptions authorization03/08/2018   
SF3135 HallAuxiliary containers regulation by counties, cities and towns prohibition04/25/2018   
SF3138 AbelerCraft wineries establishment03/08/2018   
SF3158 BighamSunday liquor off-sale hours modification03/12/2018   
SF3188 HousleyResidential contractors rebates or deductibles payment statutory prohibition insurer notification to insureds requirement03/12/201803/20/2018
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF3241 DahmsReinsurers accreditation and certification requirements modifications03/12/201803/14/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
 
SF3245 PrattEnergy improvements program modification; residential property assessed clean energy (PACE) loans consumer protections authorization; energy conservation loans use expansion03/19/201803/20/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
Ch. 155
SF3250 JasinskiMotor vehicle titling and registration provisions modifications03/15/201803/27/2018
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
See SF3656, Art. 24, Sec. 5, 14-15, 20-22, 24, 27, 29, 31-32
SF3356 FranzenEdina retailer special on-sale intoxicating liquor license issuance authorization03/14/2018   
SF3392 ChamberlainMNsure operations funding and health carriers and plans certification authority modifications; federal waivers and approvals submission deadline requirement; human services commissioner risk-bearing limitations imposition03/15/201803/27/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes
See SF3656, Art. 43, Sec. 1
SF3444 DraheimLender loans for new and remodeled construction without licensed contractor work verification prohibition03/15/2018   
SF3459 EichornSecurity freezes on consumer reports regulation03/15/2018   
SF3480 DraheimHealth care services price disclosure requirements modifications; primary care price transparency03/15/201803/20/2018
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
Ch. 168
SF3482 UtkeAutomobile insurance cancellations, nonrenewals and reductions in coverage regulation03/15/2018   
SF3491 DahmsFraternal benefit societies regulation03/15/201803/21/2018
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF3496 WestromFood handlers license fee sales of off-sale alcoholic beverages exclusion03/21/2018  See SF3656, Art. 26, Sec. 6
SF3511 UtkeSmall employer health coverage provisions modifications03/15/2018   
SF3524 KoranMotor vehicle service contracts requirements modifications03/19/201803/27/2018
Recommended to pass
 
SF3532 LittleHealth insurance hearing aid coverage for individuals older than 18 years authorization03/19/2018   
SF3556 BensonHealth carriers health care network prepayment prohibition03/19/2018   
SF3588 HaydenMinneapolis on-sale liquor license at Nicollet Avenue South authorization03/19/201803/21/2018
Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
See HF3792, Sec. 3
SF3596 WeberMinimum biodiesel content level for diesel fuel modification at certain times; number 1 diesel exemption extension03/19/201803/21/2018
Amended and recommended to pass
Ch. 133
SF3599 ChamberlainLoans allowable finance charges modification03/19/2018   
SF3600 HousleyOff-sale intoxicating liquor license issuance to food retailers authorization03/19/201805/15/2018
Discussion only
 
SF3601 AbelerMinnesota Health Risk Pool Association Act03/19/201803/28/2018
Discussion only
 
SF3610 Anderson, P.Property and casualty insurance policy exclusions clarification03/19/2018   
SF3621 DahmsOmnibus liquor bill03/19/201803/21/2018
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF3667 JensenHealth plan companies payments to out-of-network providers count toward enrollee's annual deductible requirement03/21/2018   
SF3715 HousleyVideo games containing system of further purchasing of randomized rewards disclosure requirement03/21/201803/28/2018
Discussion only
 
SF3748 KoranMinnesota grape and wine council establishment; grant program for promotion, education and wine development establishment; sales and use tax nexus establishment; direct shipper license requirement03/22/2018   
SF3771 Anderson, B.Abandoned cemeteries mandatory transfer authorization03/22/2018   
SF3869 MathewsEctodermal dysplasia health insurance plan coverage requirement03/29/2018   
SF3881 SparksConsumer credit reports and security freezes provisions modifications03/29/2018   
SF3883 LatzCity charter restricting the ability of a city to issue a liquor license prohibition03/29/2018   
SF3897 LoureyHealth plan companies fee schedule availability requirement04/09/2018   
SF3941 KoranBrewing and winemaking on premises provisions clarifications04/12/2018  See HF3972, Sec. 1-2
SF4008 PrattFinancial institutions account in the special revenue fund funding authorization04/19/2018   
SF4042 LimmerVideo games containing system of further purchasing of randomized rewards prohibition04/26/2018   
SF4065 UtkeAuto insurance assignment of benefits and arbitration requirements modification05/07/2018   
SF4080 TomassoniCommercial telephone solicitation caller blocking or altering caller ID prohibition05/14/2018   
SF4110 KoranLiquor manufacturers and brewers retail on-sale license authorization05/19/2018   
HF444 PrattMNvest registration exemption modification03/06/201703/08/2017
Recommended to pass
Ch. 10