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Minnesota State Senate

Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy

2017-2018 Regular Session

Report Date: December 17, 2018 12:25:39 AM

Bill # Senate Author Description Date Received Hearing Date Action Taken Senate Last Action
SF1 Benson Health 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; appropriation 01/05/2017 01/10/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance See also First Special Session, SF2, Art. 5, Sec. 8-9
SF15 Osmek Digital electronic products manufacturers fair repair requirements establishment 01/05/2017 01/19/2018 Discussion only
SF33 Osmek Sunday off-sale liquor sales municipal authorization 01/09/2017
SF41 Osmek Sunday off-sale liquor sales prohibition removal 01/09/2017
SF60 Lourey Health insurance plan temporary premium subsidy; Minnesota management and budget department (MMB) and department of commerce appropriations 01/09/2017
SF73 Clausen Automatic renewal of consumer contracts regulation 01/11/2017
SF74 Clausen Rental car reimbursement for automobile damage claims requirement 01/11/2017
SF146 Senjem Natural gas vehicles and fueling stations rebate program establishment 01/17/2017
SF188 Champion Minneapolis liquor licenses issuance authorization 01/19/2017 01/31/2017
SF230 Clausen Consumer contracts automatic renewal clauses regulation 01/19/2017
SF267 Dibble Minneapolis restaurant intoxicating liquor license authorization 01/23/2017 01/31/2017 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5, Sec. 13
SF298 Housley Malt liquor shipments into state excise tax exemption 01/23/2017
SF320 Clausen Third party automobile property damage claims standards extension 01/23/2017
SF327 Anderson, B. Military pay or benefits assignment prohibition and penalties and remedies 02/23/2017 03/28/2018 Amended and recommended to pass
SF366 Housley Real estate appraisers investigations, background checks and disciplinary actions requirements modification 01/26/2017 02/14/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
SF440 Housley 2018 Super Bowl extended alcohol service hours authorization 01/30/2017 01/31/2017 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5, Sec. 18; Art. 11, Sec. 19
SF444 Dahms Omnibus liquor bill 01/30/2017 03/09/2017 Amended and recommended to pass See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5
SF501 Housley On-sale liquor license holders to provide catering services authorization 02/02/2017
SF532 Latz Telephone services automatic renewal cancellation notice requirement 02/02/2017
SF638 Ingebrigtsen Motor vehicle franchise successor agreements; vehicle manufacturers, distributors and factory branches unfair practices establishment 02/06/2017 03/15/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
SF678 Rest New Hope municipal golf course intoxicating liquor license authorization 02/06/2017 03/07/2017 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus @other See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5, Sec. 16
SF710 Schoen Auto theft prevention funds redirection from general fund to insurance fraud prevention account 02/06/2017 See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 1, 4, 10
SF720 Dahms Minnesota premium security plan as a state-based reinsurance program with Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association administration authorization and appropriation; provider taxes authorization; reinsurance tax imposition 02/06/2017 02/28/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
SF749 Abeler Nondiscrimination policies in providing health care services requirement; patient rights provisions 02/09/2017
SF879 Utke Minnesota Joint Underwriting Association liquor liability and medical malpractice coverage authorization 02/13/2017 03/07/2017 Amended and recommended to pass
SF879 Utke Minnesota Joint Underwriting Association liquor liability and medical malpractice coverage authorization 03/06/2017 03/07/2017 Amended and recommended to pass
SF891 Osmek On-sale liquor extended hours of sale authorization 02/13/2017
SF912 Housley Microdistillery off-sales regulation modification and products wholesale distribution regulation 02/13/2017 See SF444, Sec. 2
SF919 Housley Older and vulnerable adults financial exploitation protection establishment 03/19/2018 03/20/2018 Recommended to pass See SF3437, Art. 2
SF929 Koran Auto theft prevention funds redirection from general fund to insurance fraud prevention account 02/13/2017 02/14/2017 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 1, 4, 10
SF997 Housley Prescription eye drop refills health insurance plan coverage requirement 02/15/2017 03/08/2017 Amended and recommended to pass
SF1035 Relph Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act 02/16/2017
SF1072 Pratt Sales representatives termination regulation 02/16/2017 03/01/2017 Recommended to pass
SF1085 Miller Sunday liquor off-sales authorization 02/16/2017
SF1086 Miller Sunday intoxicating liquor off-sales authorization 02/16/2017 02/22/2017 Amended and recommended to pass
SF1106 Utke Individual health plans issuers commissions payment regulation 02/16/2017 03/01/2017 Recommended to pass
SF1115 Tomassoni Health plan companies enrollee access to choice in pharmacy providers requirement; health care services provided by licensed pharmacists coverage requirement 02/16/2017
SF1116 Tomassoni Health plan companies enrollee access to choice in pharmacy providers requirement 02/16/2017
SF1119 Newton Automobile insurance underwriting restriction 02/20/2017
SF1153 Abeler Health insurance underwriting, renewability and benefits requirements modifications, individual health plan reinsurance program creation and appropriation 02/20/2017 05/15/2017 Discussion only
SF1156 Fischbach Sartell special liquor license authorization 02/20/2017 03/07/2017 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus @other See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5, Sec. 17
SF1190 Mathews Credit unions meetings notification requirement modification 02/20/2017 03/01/2017 Recommended to pass
SF1220 Weber Ethanol blending on premises authorization; motor fuel marketing and franchise agreements not allowing ethanol blending prohibition 02/20/2017 03/01/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
SF1223 Pratt MNvest registration exemption modification 02/20/2017
SF1243 Limmer Persons furthering terrorism life insurance beneficiaries payment limitation establishment 02/22/2017 03/08/2017 Amended and recommended to pass
SF1279 Housley Brew pubs and small brewers off-sale authorization 02/22/2017
SF1304 Limmer Unclaimed property requirements, reports and appropriation 02/22/2017 See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 15
SF1313 Lang Gas tax sign on petroleum dispenser requirement 02/22/2017 03/01/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance See SF1313, Art. 8, Sec. 9
SF1343 Cohen Franchise renewal provisions modifications and disclaimers of violations prohibition 02/23/2017
SF1344 Utke Insurance fraud provisions modifications 02/23/2017 03/07/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
SF1345 Utke Uninsured motorists remedies limitation 02/23/2017
SF1387 Marty Financial exploitation of seniors and vulnerable adults education and outreach program establishment and appropriation 02/23/2017 See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 7, Sub. 6(b)
SF1401 Laine Unclaimed property requirements provisions modifications and appropriation 02/23/2017
SF1402 Ruud Fantasy sports consumer protection provisions establishment and appropriation 02/23/2017
SF1409 Klein National Football League training site on-sale intoxicating liquor license authorization 02/27/2017 03/07/2017 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus @other See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5, Sec. 15
SF1418 Anderson, P. Direct ship wineries authorization and regulation provisions establishment 02/27/2017
SF1445 Senjem Landscape application contracts exclusion addition 02/27/2017 03/14/2017 Amended and recommended to pass
SF1473 Pratt Pawn transactions redemption period regulation 02/27/2017 03/07/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 11
SF1520 Abeler Nonprofit 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 prohibition 02/27/2017
SF1535 Abeler Flame-retardant chemicals use in certain products prohibition 02/27/2017
SF1536 Eaton Nonwoven personal care disposable products labeling requirement 02/27/2017
SF1563 Dahms Insurance examinations regulation provisions modification 02/27/2017 03/01/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
SF1577 Clausen Mental health professionals and clinical trainees treatment and services insurance coverage requirement and services claims denial review by licensed professional requirement 03/01/2017
SF1593 Franzen Minnesota Health Reinsurance Association Act 03/01/2017
SF1622 Benson Unified personal health premium accounts administration establishment; small employer market availability of coverage provisions modification 03/01/2017
SF1627 Relph Cancer chemotherapy health insurance plans level of coverage indication requirement 03/01/2017 03/08/2017 Recommended to pass See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 5, Sec. 3
SF1633 Clausen Mental 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 requirement 03/01/2017
SF1637 Lourey Vehicle dealers demonstrating financial responsibility surety bond posting exemption authorization 03/01/2017
SF1738 Jensen Health plan companies enrollee access to participating primary care providers requirement 03/06/2017 03/09/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy See SF800
SF1752 Koran Restriction on holding both taproom and cocktail licenses repeal 03/06/2017
SF1826 Koran Damaged property expense depreciation applicable when determining value of damaged property in insurance policies; standards for fair settlement offers and agreements provisions modifications 03/06/2017 03/08/2017 Amended and recommended to pass
SF1826 Koran Damaged 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 Utke No-fault auto benefits regulation; deduction of basic economic loss benefits previously provided requirement 03/06/2017 03/08/2017 Amended and recommended to pass
SF1848 Utke No-fault auto benefits regulation; deduction of basic economic loss benefits previously provided requirement 03/08/2017 Amended and recommended to pass
SF1887 Latz Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage for motorcycles requirement 03/07/2017
SF1900 Latz Consumer fraud remedies modification 03/08/2017
SF1963 Benson Health insurance coverages provisions modifications 03/08/2017 03/09/2017 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 Eken State Bank of Minnesota establishment; beginning farmer loans authorization and appropriation 03/09/2017
SF1985 Utke Insurance adjusters regulation and definition modification 03/09/2017
SF2008 Koran Price marking requirements for retail merchandise modification 03/09/2017 03/14/2017 Recommended to pass
SF2028 Utke Mental health and substance use disorder work group establishment and report requirement 03/13/2017 03/28/2018 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 Abeler County-based purchasing plans demonstration project authorization to sell health plans in the individual and small group markets 03/13/2017
SF2078 Dahms Commerce department policy and technical changes, fees modification and appropriations 03/13/2017 03/22/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 1-4, 7, 10, 16
SF2088 Dibble St. Paul Twin Cities marathon on-sale intoxicating liquor license on State Capitol grounds authorization 03/13/2017 03/22/2017 Recommended to pass See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 5, Sec. 10
SF2088 Dibble St. 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 Chamberlain Franchise agreement terms regulation 03/14/2017
SF2164 Jensen Freedom to choose customized health insurance authorization 03/16/2017
SF2183 Franzen Resolution urging the United State Congress to permanently repeal trade, financial, and travel restrictions to Cuba 03/20/2017
SF2211 Carlson Health insurers and fraternals minimum solvency requirements National Association of Insurance Commissioners accreditation standards conformance requirements modification 03/20/2017
SF2265 Abeler Health plan companies payments to out-of-network providers count toward enrollee's annual deductible requirement 03/28/2017
SF2268 Pappas Cosmetic fragrance ingredients disclosure requirement 03/29/2017
SF2274 Rest Cleaning product ingredients labeling requirement 03/29/2017
SF2296 Jensen Minnesota Health Plan Market Rules provisions modifications; essential community provider designation; health carriers' financial records audits; health plan enrollee plan change continuation of services allowance 03/31/2017
SF2340 Jensen High deductible health insurance plans costs task force establishment 04/24/2017
SF2399 Franzen Revised Uniform Athlete Agents Act 05/17/2017 03/27/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
SF2402 Abeler Health plan contracting requirements modifications 05/18/2017
SF2403 Pratt Affinity group discounts in auto or homeowner insurance policies authorization 05/18/2017 See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 5
SF2411 Franzen Security freeze for protected consumers authorization 05/19/2017
SF2412 Torres Ray Loan resolution and financial stability programs appropriation 05/19/2017 See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 7, Sub. 2(b)
SF2462 Utke Hubbard county off-sale liquor license in Akeley township authorization 02/20/2018 03/21/2018 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
SF2532 Lourey Health care coverage premium subsidy program extension and appropriations 02/22/2018
SF2556 Chamberlain Asset protection relating to retirement health savings and medical savings accounts establishment 02/22/2018 03/06/2018 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
SF2569 Abeler Agricultural land requirement for farm winery license issuance repeal 02/22/2018
SF2581 Pratt Mortgage loan originators licensing requirements modifications 02/22/2018 03/06/2018 Recommended to pass
SF2582 Pratt Interfering with point-of-sale terminals, gas pump dispensers and automated teller machines crime establishment 03/01/2018 03/06/2018 Recommended to pass
SF2589 Limmer Real estate brokers, salespersons and appraisers continuing education requirements modification 02/22/2018
SF2593 Marty Security freeze regulation and fee prohibition 02/22/2018
SF2597 Jensen Pharmacy benefit manager licensing requirement 02/22/2018
SF2667 Frentz North Mankato Caswell Regional Sporting Complex on-sale liquor license authorization 02/26/2018 03/21/2018 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF2670 Jensen Health plan companies enrollee access to participating primary care providers and contract with primary care providers requirements 02/26/2018
SF2677 Latz Unsolicited commercial electronic mail messages opt-out requirement deadline determination 02/26/2018
SF2691 Dibble Minneapolis restaurant on-sale intoxicating liquor license issuance authorization 02/26/2018 03/21/2018 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
SF2692 Lang National guard members access to information relating to a state-sponsored life insurance program authorization 03/05/2018 03/14/2018 Recommended to pass
SF2695 Housley Wine transfers between commonly owned liquor stores authorization 02/26/2018
SF2704 Jasinski Transportation network companies regulation 02/26/2018
SF2723 Jensen Direct primary care service arrangements is not insurance clarification 02/26/2018 03/28/2018 Discussion only
SF2825 Mathews Motor fuel dispensing operations modification 03/01/2018
SF2832 Latz Consumer protection provisions modifications 03/01/2018 See HF4425, Art. 1, Sec. 24, Sub. 2
SF2843 Senjem Credit unions membership, governance, and powers and duties modification 03/01/2018 03/20/2018 Amended and recommended to pass
SF2867 Klein Health maintenance organizations (HMO) and nonprofit health service plan corporations substantial transfers of assets review requirement 03/01/2018
SF2877 Hayden Health care premium subsidy program extension through 2018 authorization and appropriation; Minnesota premium security plan termination 03/01/2018
SF2944 Clausen Mental health benefits parity with other medical benefits requirements; mental health and substance use disorder definition; health plan transparency requirement; health and commerce commissioners accountability requirement 03/05/2018
SF2945 Bigham Mental health benefits parity with other medical benefits requirements; mental health and substance use disorder definition; health plan transparency requirement; health and commerce commissioners accountability requirement 03/05/2018
SF2950 Dibble Minneapolis restaurant at 4959 Penn Avenue South on-sale intoxicating liquor license authorization 03/05/2018 03/21/2018 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
SF2955 Franzen Student loan ombudsperson establishment; student loan servicing practices provisions modifications; student loan servicers licensing requirement 03/05/2018
SF2973 Benson Breast cancer screening procedures (mammograms) coverage requirements 03/27/2018 03/28/2018 Recommended to pass See SF3656, Art. 36, Sec. 1
SF2991 Weber Real estate appraisal advisory board creation and duties prescribed; broker license reinstatement provisions 03/05/2018 03/13/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
SF3032 Jensen Health carrier provider network status change from in-network to out-of-network status provider and enrollee notification requirement 03/08/2018 03/20/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
SF3033 Jensen Health care providers and health plan companies price transparency to patients and enrollees requirement 03/08/2018 See SF3480
SF3034 Jensen Any willing health care provider health plan option offering by health carriers 03/08/2018
SF3035 Jensen Health insurance rates disparities legislative auditor study and report requirement; appropriation 03/08/2018 See SF799, Sec. 1, Sub. 2(b)
SF3060 Utke Affinity group coverages and insurance fraud regulation 03/08/2018 03/13/2018 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
SF3081 Torres Ray Resolution memorializing the secretary of commerce to reject a request to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census 03/08/2018
SF3101 Pappas Contraceptive methods and services coverage by health plans requirement; religious exemptions authorization 03/08/2018
SF3135 Hall Auxiliary containers regulation by counties, cities and towns prohibition 04/25/2018
SF3138 Abeler Craft wineries establishment 03/08/2018
SF3158 Bigham Sunday liquor off-sale hours modification 03/12/2018
SF3188 Housley Residential contractors rebates or deductibles payment statutory prohibition insurer notification to insureds requirement 03/12/2018 03/20/2018 Amended and recommended to pass
SF3241 Dahms Reinsurers accreditation and certification requirements modifications 03/12/2018 03/14/2018 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
SF3245 Pratt Energy improvements program modification; residential property assessed clean energy (PACE) loans consumer protections authorization; energy conservation loans use expansion 03/19/2018 03/20/2018 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
SF3250 Jasinski Motor vehicle titling and registration provisions modifications 03/15/2018 03/27/2018 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 Franzen Edina retailer special on-sale intoxicating liquor license issuance authorization 03/14/2018
SF3392 Chamberlain MNsure operations funding and health carriers and plans certification authority modifications; federal waivers and approvals submission deadline requirement; human services commissioner risk-bearing limitations imposition 03/15/2018 03/27/2018 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes See SF3656, Art. 43, Sec. 1
SF3444 Draheim Lender loans for new and remodeled construction without licensed contractor work verification prohibition 03/15/2018
SF3459 Eichorn Security freezes on consumer reports regulation 03/15/2018
SF3480 Draheim Health care services price disclosure requirements modifications; primary care price transparency 03/15/2018 03/20/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
SF3482 Utke Automobile insurance cancellations, nonrenewals and reductions in coverage regulation 03/15/2018
SF3491 Dahms Fraternal benefit societies regulation 03/15/2018 03/21/2018 Amended and recommended to pass
SF3496 Westrom Food handlers license fee sales of off-sale alcoholic beverages exclusion 03/21/2018 See SF3656, Art. 26, Sec. 6
SF3511 Utke Small employer health coverage provisions modifications 03/15/2018
SF3524 Koran Motor vehicle service contracts requirements modifications 03/19/2018 03/27/2018 Recommended to pass
SF3532 Little Health insurance hearing aid coverage for individuals older than 18 years authorization 03/19/2018
SF3556 Benson Health carriers health care network prepayment prohibition 03/19/2018
SF3588 Hayden Minneapolis on-sale liquor license at Nicollet Avenue South authorization 03/19/2018 03/21/2018 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See HF3792, Sec. 3
SF3596 Weber Minimum biodiesel content level for diesel fuel modification at certain times; number 1 diesel exemption extension 03/19/2018 03/21/2018 Amended and recommended to pass
SF3599 Chamberlain Loans allowable finance charges modification 03/19/2018
SF3600 Housley Off-sale intoxicating liquor license issuance to food retailers authorization 03/19/2018 05/15/2018 Discussion only
SF3601 Abeler Minnesota Health Risk Pool Association Act 03/19/2018 03/28/2018 Discussion only
SF3610 Anderson, P. Property and casualty insurance policy exclusions clarification 03/19/2018
SF3621 Dahms Omnibus liquor bill 03/19/2018 03/21/2018 Amended and recommended to pass
SF3667 Jensen Health plan companies payments to out-of-network providers count toward enrollee's annual deductible requirement 03/21/2018
SF3715 Housley Video games containing system of further purchasing of randomized rewards disclosure requirement 03/21/2018 03/28/2018 Discussion only
SF3748 Koran Minnesota grape and wine council establishment; grant program for promotion, education and wine development establishment; sales and use tax nexus establishment; direct shipper license requirement 03/22/2018
SF3771 Anderson, B. Abandoned cemeteries mandatory transfer authorization 03/22/2018
SF3869 Mathews Ectodermal dysplasia health insurance plan coverage requirement 03/29/2018
SF3881 Sparks Consumer credit reports and security freezes provisions modifications 03/29/2018
SF3883 Latz City charter restricting the ability of a city to issue a liquor license prohibition 03/29/2018
SF3897 Lourey Health plan companies fee schedule availability requirement 04/09/2018
SF3941 Koran Brewing and winemaking on premises provisions clarifications 04/12/2018 See HF3972, Sec. 1-2
SF4008 Pratt Financial institutions account in the special revenue fund funding authorization 04/19/2018
SF4042 Limmer Video games containing system of further purchasing of randomized rewards prohibition 04/26/2018
SF4065 Utke Auto insurance assignment of benefits and arbitration requirements modification 05/07/2018
SF4080 Tomassoni Commercial telephone solicitation caller blocking or altering caller ID prohibition 05/14/2018
SF4110 Koran Liquor manufacturers and brewers retail on-sale license authorization 05/19/2018
HF444 Pratt MNvest registration exemption modification 03/06/2017 03/09/2017 Amended and recommended to pass