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Minnesota State Senate

Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy

2017-2018 Regular Session

Report Date: December 17, 2018 12:29:58 AM

Bill # Senate Author Description Date Received Hearing Date Action Taken Senate Last Action
SF104 Osmek Allowed commercial and industrial operations on agricultural preserves expansion to wireless communication installments and equipment; agricultural preserve early termination provision 01/12/2017 03/02/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 2, Sec. 1, 38-39
SF111 Eken Production based value of agricultural land study and report authorization 01/12/2017 02/28/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes
SF315 Westrom Agriculture laboratory equipment and instruments appropriation 01/23/2017 02/07/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
SF405 Draheim Noxious weed confirmation notification to adjacent landowner requirement; state employees official duties penalties protection extension 01/26/2017 02/07/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
SF431 Dziedzic First class cities pesticide control ordinances preemption elimination 01/30/2017
SF610 Weber Dairy research, teaching, and consumer education authority modification and extension 02/02/2017 02/14/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance See HF1545, Art. 2, Sec. 56-57
SF618 Dahms Agricultural educator grant program establishment and appropriation 02/06/2017 02/14/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance See First Special Session, HF2, Art. 2, Sec. 51, 57, Sub. 30
SF713 Anderson, B. Farming for agricultural development definition modification 02/06/2017
SF756 Jensen Mobile food shelf grants by Hunger Solutions appropriation 02/09/2017 02/21/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy See SF799, Sec. 1, Sub. 11(b)
SF762 Senjem Veterinary medicine board appointment criteria modification 02/09/2017 02/21/2017 Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
SF825 Weber Agriculture utilization research institute (AURI) provisions modification 02/09/2017 02/21/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance See HF1545, Art. 2, Sec. 65-73
SF828 Marty Plants and nursery stock labeling requirements modification 02/09/2017
SF835 Draheim Buffer compliance seed mixes Minnesota grown and processed requirement 02/09/2017 02/28/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance See SF844, Art. 2, Sec. 106
SF841 Weber Shrimp production incentive program establishment and appropriation 02/09/2017 02/16/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
SF901 Weber Farmer-Neighbor Mediation Act; agricultural operations nuisance liability protection modification 02/13/2017 02/23/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy See also SF1015
SF960 Westrom Agricultural fertilizer research and education program and council extension 02/15/2017 02/21/2017 Recommended to pass
SF960 Westrom Agricultural fertilizer research and education program and council extension 02/21/2017 Recommended to pass
SF993 Weber Livestock feeders lien to eligibility clarification; livestock production input lien and temporary livestock production input lien elimination 02/15/2017
SF1014 Dahms Minnesota agriculture education leadership council expiration date repeal 02/15/2017 02/21/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
SF1015 Weber Farmer-Neighbor Mediation Act; agricultural operations nuisance liability protection modification 02/15/2017 02/23/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy See also SF901
SF1016 Weber Animal feedlot facilities public notice and comment provisions modifications; animal feedlot facilities environmental review requirements modifications 02/15/2017 02/28/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
SF1167 Housley Veterinary practice animal cruelty reporting civil liability immunity 03/07/2017
SF1220 Weber Ethanol blending on premises authorization; motor fuel marketing and franchise agreements not allowing ethanol blending prohibition 03/02/2017 03/07/2017 Not heard
SF1311 Weber Housing trust fund and family homeless prevention assistance program requirements modification; rental assistance program for homeless and highly mobile students establishment and appropriation 02/22/2017 03/02/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance See SF1456, Art. 11; Sec. 6
SF1357 Dibble Pet and companion animals euthanasia with nonanesthetic gas prohibition and penalties imposition 02/23/2017
SF1545 Westrom Food safety and defense task force extension; animal definition modification 02/27/2017 02/28/2017 Recommended to pass
SF1673 Draheim Farmer-Lender Mediation Act modification 03/02/2017 03/07/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy See HF1545, Art. 2, Sec. 76-89 and Sec. 93
SF1674 Weber Omnibus agriculture policy and technical provisions modifications; dairy law reorganization 03/02/2017 03/09/2017 Amended and recommended to pass See HF1545
SF1867 Utke Agricultural homestead classified land farmed by beginning farmer homestead property tax classification qualification continuation authorization 03/07/2017 03/14/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes
SF2160 Westrom Riparian-buffer compensation program establishment and appropriation 03/16/2017
SF2282 Hawj Housing trust fund and family homeless prevention and assistance program requirements modification; homeless highly mobile students rental assistance program establishment and appropriations 03/30/2017 See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub. 3-7; Art. 11, Sec. 6
SF2283 Hawj Housing trust fund and family homeless prevention and assistance program requirements modification; homeless highly mobile students rental assistance program establishment and appropriations 03/30/2017 See SF1456, Art. 11, Sec. 6
SF2315 Torres Ray Urban agriculture development pilot program and appropriation 04/06/2017
SF2342 Hawj Resolution memorializing the United States Environmental Protection Agency to reinstate plans to revoke all food tolerances and cancel all registrations of chlorpyrifos, a neurotoxic pesticide 04/24/2017
SF2416 Wiklund Manufactured home park closing requirements modifications 05/21/2017
SF2425 Wiklund Xylitol products retail sales notice and labeling requirements establishment 05/21/2017
SF2449 Utke Nitrogen fertilizer rule adoption prohibition 02/20/2018 03/06/2018 Discussion only
SF2549 Weber Agricultural fertilizer research and education fee, program and council, education account, and Minnesota agricultural fertilizer research and education program extensions 02/22/2018 03/06/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance See SF3656, Art. 26, Sec. 1-4
SF2550 Weber Agricultural research data maintained by University of Minnesota (U of M) classification 02/22/2018 03/06/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy See SF3536, Sec. 1
SF2715 Dibble Cottage foods license exemption expansion to include limited liability companies; gross sales limit elimination; limited liability companies maintenance of certain liability insurance requirement 02/26/2018
SF2720 Johnson Nitrogen fertilizer rules not approved by law prohibition 02/26/2018 03/20/2018 Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill See SF3536, Sec. 31
SF2837 Koran Housing infrastructure bonds used to finance manufactured housing park infrastructure for lease to low-and moderate-income manufactured home owners authorization 03/01/2018 03/20/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance See HF4425, Art. 2, Sec. 14-15, 17
SF2839 Weber Open-air swine basins ban clarification 03/01/2018 See SF3656, Art. 20, Sec. 77-79
SF2854 Sparks Minnesota association of county feedlot officers online training curriculum development appropriation 03/01/2018 See SF3656, Art. 19, Sec. 2, Sub. 3
SF2893 Westrom Agriculture, rural development, and housing finance and miscellaneous provisions modifications; appropriations 03/01/2018 03/13/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance See SF3656, Art. 20, Sec. 2-6; Art. 25, Sec. 2, Sub. 2; Art. 26, Sec. 1-5, 10-11; Art. 27
SF2908 Eichorn Modular homes requirements clarification 03/05/2018 03/13/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance See SF3656, Art. 27, Sec. 2-3
SF2909 Eichorn Manufactured home park closings regulation; advances to the Minnesota manufactured home relocation trust fund by housing finance agency (HFA) authorization 03/05/2018 03/13/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance See SF3656, Art. 27, Sec. 4-8, 37
SF3027 Laine Statewide dangerous dog database establishment, animal control authorities authorization to implant microchips in some dangerous and potentially dangerous dogs establishment 03/08/2018
SF3029 Draheim Prevailing wage requirements relating to housing exemption 03/08/2018
SF3059 Lourey Country of origin labeling for certain meat products requirement 03/08/2018
SF3080 Torres Ray Rent stabilization by local governments authorization 03/08/2018
SF3111 Weber Saltwater aquatic farms modifications; transportation or importation permit and quarantine requirement 03/08/2018 03/13/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance See SF3656, Art. 20, Sec. 2-6
SF3181 Westrom Bois de Sioux watershed district drainage systems repairs procedures modification 03/12/2018 03/20/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
SF3184 Chamberlain Dangerous dog registration submission requirement to board of animal health 03/12/2018
SF3200 Laine Park Plaza Cooperative storm shelter improvements grant appropriation 03/12/2018
SF3203 Westrom Persons who control or eradicate noxious weeds on trunk highway right-of-ways reimbursement authorization 03/12/2018 03/20/2018 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
SF3222 Lang Renewable chemical production incentive program eligibility requirements modification 03/12/2018 03/27/2018 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance See SF3656, Art. 26, Sec. 11
SF3339 Dziedzic Residential rental property sale and tenant notice requirement 03/14/2018
SF3378 Draheim Manufactured home installers fees modifications 03/15/2018 03/20/2018 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy See SF3656, Art. 8, Sec. 3-4
SF3410 Weber Agricultural best management practice loan conditions modifications to include environmental service providers; drainage law modification to accelerate ditch buffer strip implementation; runoff and sediment delivery option for repair charges 03/15/2018 03/20/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance See SF3656, Art. 21, Sec. 4-5, 7
SF3496 Westrom Food handlers license fee sales of off-sale alcoholic beverages exclusion 03/15/2018 03/20/2018 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy See SF3656, Art. 26, Sec. 6
SF3535 Weber Animal health board kennel and dealer data classification as private or nonpublic 03/19/2018
SF3536 Weber Omnibus agriculture policy bill 03/19/2018 03/22/2018 Amended and recommended to pass See SF3656, Art. 20, Sec. 2-6; Art. 26, Sec. 7-8, 10-12
SF3537 Johnson Noncommercial pesticide applicator license fee reduction 03/19/2018 03/27/2018 Recommended to pass See HF4133, Sec. 9 (vetoed)
SF3710 Weber Local housing trust fund grants appropriation 03/21/2018
SF3765 Housley Bee and apiary solar farms agricultural use for purposes of mandatory review of certain state agency actions establishment; solar generation site claimed to provide habitat beneficial to bird and pollinators requirements modification; bee and apiary solar farm designation as an agricultural use for purposes of a metropolitan agricultural preserve authorization 03/22/2018
SF3828 Hawj Farmed Cervidae identification requirements modification 03/26/2018
SF4024 Hawj Farmed elk and other farmed Cervidae distinguishing; participating deer farmers voluntary herd buyout program establishment; appropriation 04/23/2018