Minnesota Senate Local Government Bill Index Report Report Date: September 18, 2018 9:07:41 PM
2017-2018 Regular Session
Bills in Local Government
Bill# Senate Author Description Date Received Hearing Date Action Taken Senate Last Action
SF38 OsmekMetropolitan council members staggered terms imposition01/09/2017   
SF40 OsmekMetropolitan council gubernatorial appointees local approval requirement and council member removal process01/09/2017   
SF123 LatzElectronic communications retention requirements establishment01/17/201702/07/2017
Discussion only
 
SF150 OsmekMetropolitan council light rail projects without explicit legislative authority prohibition and appropriation01/17/201703/07/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
 
SF174 NewtonParks, trails and recreational facilities additional funding for local units of government through special fees authorization01/17/2017   
SF201 HallStatutory or home rule charter city two-thirds vote for interim ordinance imposition; interim housing ordinance imposition 10-day notice and public hearing requirements01/19/201702/28/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
See SF1456, Art. 11, Sec. 3
SF235 WestromFireworks manufacture, sale, and use regulation03/22/201803/22/2018
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF261 MathewsBenton county recorder office appointment authorization01/23/201702/21/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF514, Art. 3, Sec. 2
SF373 HousleyCounty board commissioner vacancy filling by appointment authorization01/26/201702/21/2017
As discussed, laid over
 
SF421 NewtonVacant elected county offices appointment procedures establishment01/26/2017   
SF480 SenjemLong-term equity investment authority for local governments additions01/30/201702/07/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 2, Sec. 27
SF514 KiffmeyerOmnibus elections bill03/06/201703/07/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
Ch. 92
SF533 WiklundPublic body liable for unpaid costs when there is no performance or payment bond02/02/2017   
SF561 OsmekSmall wireless facilities collocation authorization03/06/201703/14/2017
05/21/2017
Removed from agenda

See SF1456, Art. 9
SF580 MillerUniform State Labor Standards Act02/09/201702/14/2017
Recommended to pass
 
SF592 LoureyPine county auditor-treasurer appointment authorization02/02/201702/21/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF514, Art. 3, Sec. 3
SF601 BensonMetropolitan system plan reasonableness consideration prohibition elimination02/02/2017   
SF620 DahmsCounty boards appropriations authorization for veterans memorials anywhere in the county02/13/2017   
SF641 DibbleMetropolitan council staggered terms, member qualifications and member selection process provisions modifications02/06/2017   
SF642 DibbleMetropolitan council members election authorization02/06/2017  See HF4385, Art. 4, Sec. 31-35
SF692 LoureyCloquet area fire and ambulance taxing district modifications02/06/201702/21/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes
 
SF699 RelphMunicipal hotels local government additional licensing requirements authorization02/06/2017   
SF870 FischbachNational Night Out local government expenditures and fundraising authorization02/13/201702/21/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
Ch. 26
SF883 DibbleMetropolitan governance task force establishment02/13/2017   
SF892 OsmekMetropolitan council governance modification02/13/2017   
SF931 BensonOak Grove land designation as rural residential for comprehensive plan update purposes02/13/2017  See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 126
SF975 BensonMetropolitan council members communication with elected officials in their respective district requirement02/15/2017   
SF1001 FranzenEdina 2014 special law file approval time extension02/15/201702/28/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes
 
SF1011 ChamberlainTransit financial activity auditing and reporting requirement and appropriation 03/09/2017
Recommended to pass
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 2, Sec. 5
SF1012 RelphStearns county recorder office appointive authorization02/15/201702/21/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF514, Art. 3, Sec. 4
SF1020 HallAwards and trophies purchase spending cap elimination02/15/201702/21/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
Ch. 29
SF1040 TomassoniCounty higher education scholarship program funded by mineral royalties establishment 03/07/2017
Recommended to pass
See SF943, Art. 2, Sec. 22
SF1113 KiffmeyerCounty law library transfer of money to county for construction costs authorization02/16/201702/28/2017
Recommended to pass
Veto. 27
SF1135 PappasRamsey county human resources statutes technical modifications02/20/201703/14/2017
Recommended to pass
Ch. 28
SF1139 Anderson, B.Metropolitan council expansion beyond metro area prohibition02/20/2017   
SF1195 IngebrigtsenConsumer Choice Act; plastic and paper bags local government bans or taxation prohibition; plastic bag recycling pilot project appropriation02/20/201702/28/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance
See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 14
SF1224 MathewsProposed ordinances affecting business licenses notice requirement02/20/201703/14/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF1245 MathewsClaims payment requirements modification02/22/201702/28/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF1267 BensonThrive MSP 2040 metropolitan development guide legislative approval requirement02/22/2017   
SF1274 BakkCity and town historical societies use of city and town expenditures authorization02/22/201703/27/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes
See HF4385, Art. 4, Sec. 1
SF1295 OsmekLocal governments alternative Web site publication authorization02/22/2017   
SF1354 LatzPolice and firefighters civil service commissions and department employees provisions modifications02/23/201703/07/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
Ch. 97
SF1399 AbelerCounty license bureaus business hours modification02/23/201703/14/2017
Recommended to pass
Ch. 67
SF1416 JohnsonMarshall county office of recorder appointive office authorization02/27/201703/07/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF514, Art. 3, Sec. 5
SF1426 FischbachCounty recorders appointment authorization02/27/2017   
SF1430 RelphSherburne county office of county recorder appointment authorization02/27/2017   
SF1483 BensonMetropolitan Land Planning Act reasonableness of system statements consideration authorization02/27/2017   
SF1487 PappasLarge retail stores excessive consumption of law enforcement services local government units to assess costs authorization02/27/2017   
SF1490 OsmekMetropolitan council membership, terms, and voting modifications; transportation advisory board elimination02/27/201703/07/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
 
SF1494 DraheimRice county auditor-treasurer and recorder appointment authorization02/27/201703/07/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF514, Art. 3, Sec. 6
SF1715 LimmerOpen meeting law meeting definition clarification03/02/2017   
SF1736 WestromPartition fences construction or maintenance costs landowners or occupants exemption from costs sharing requirement03/06/2017   
SF1741 BakkTofte municipal housing operation authorization03/06/2017   
SF1749 Anderson, B.Orderly annexation agreement effect; parcel annexation by ordinance limit03/06/201703/09/2017
Removed from agenda by author request
 
SF1755 Anderson, B.Solid waste organized collection requirements modification03/06/2017   
SF1822 OsmekLong-range transportation planning functions transfer from the Metropolitan council to the department of transportation (DOT) authorization03/06/2017   
SF1855 MartyRamsey county supported work program for people with disabilities positions selection03/06/201703/14/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF1877 Torres RayMetropolitan council sewer availability charge regulation modification03/07/2017   
SF1943 TomassoniCentral Iron Range sanitary sewer board appointment of members of the governing bodies of participating municipalities authorization03/08/201702/27/2018
Recommended to pass
 
SF2069 KiffmeyerSherburne county examiner and deputy examiner of titles manner of compensation modification03/13/2017  See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 2, Sec. 47
SF2072 BakkTown electors financial assistance to schools authorization03/13/2017   
SF2092 DraheimMunicipality use of public utility license, permit, rights or franchise fees to raise revenue notice and referendum requirement03/13/201703/16/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Taxes
 
SF2158 OsmekMetropolitan council debt obligations issuance legal authority requirement03/16/2017   
SF2260 BighamWashington county regional railroad authority Red Rock Corridor transitway demonstration project appropriation03/27/2017   
SF2287 GogginCannon Falls exclusion from metropolitan area definition03/30/2017  See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 116
SF2328 HallNotice requirements for certain local government ordinances and resolutions authorization; economic analysis on the impact of licensed businesses and local or state revenue requirement04/20/2017   
SF2364 MathewsCommunity food shelves appropriations of funds by towns authorization05/01/201703/06/2018
Recommended to pass
 
SF2393 KoranWater tank service contracts bidding exception modification05/15/2017   
SF2415 OsmekMetropolitan council abolishment and duty transfer authorization; metropolitan land use planning provisions repeal; metropolitan council oversight of metropolitan airports commission repeal; metropolitan area sanitary sewer district establishment and appropriation05/20/2017   
SF2481 HousleyMetropolitan airports commission (MAC) airport runway extension expenditures prohibition02/20/2018   
SF2605 HousleySchool district bond referendums requirements modifications; certain information to be made available in polling places; ballot language modifications03/22/201803/22/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance
See SF3656, Art. 51, Sec. 9, 13
SF2641 RuudService cooperatives inclusion in definition of governmental units for purposes of joint powers02/26/201803/13/2018
Recommended to pass
See SF3656, Art. 47, Sec. 20
SF2651 TomassoniSt. Louis County civil service commission technical modifications02/26/201803/06/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
 
SF2661 HousleyMetropolitan agricultural preserves expiration modification; Gateway trail predesign and design bond issue and appropriation02/26/2018  See HF4385, Art. 4, Sec. 26-28
SF2697 HallSolid waste management provisions modification; organized collection agreement joint liability limitation03/12/201803/13/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
See SF3656, Art. 20, Sec. 66-72
SF2783 KoranPublic contracts progress payments and release of retainage within a certain time period requirement03/12/2018   
SF2809 PrattMetropolitan council governance modification and transportation advisory board elimination; transportation technical advisory committee establishment03/01/201803/06/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
Veto. 196
SF2858 NewtonMeetings conducted via interactive television conditions modification03/01/2018   
SF2871 KoranHair braiders cosmetology registration requirements exemption03/08/201803/20/2018
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
See SF3656, Art. 2, Sec. 8-9, 22
SF2921 DraheimLocal recycling programs matching funds requirements modification03/05/201803/13/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
Ch. 134
SF2978 KoranState auditor review of CPA firms audits requirements03/12/201803/20/2018
Amended and recommended to pass
See SF3656, Art. 2, Sec. 3
SF3003 Anderson, B.Adjutant general authority clarification03/12/201803/27/2018
Not heard
 
SF3055 PrattCounty authorization for storm and sanitary sewer systems modification03/08/201803/13/2018
Recommended to pass
 
SF3114 NewtonMeetings conducted via interactive television conditions modification03/08/201803/20/2018
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
 
SF3121 MathewsMorrison county recorder appointment authorization03/08/2018   
SF3135 HallAuxiliary containers regulation by counties, cities and towns prohibition03/08/201804/24/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
 
SF3190 HallLocal governments alternative Web site publication of sample ballots for state primary and general elections authorization03/12/2018   
SF3262 HallPurple Heart City and Purple Heart County designation authorization03/12/201803/20/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
Ch. 139
SF3293 KoranChisago county office of auditor-treasurer made appointive authorization03/14/2018   
SF3297 WigerSt. Paul McCarron's treatment process improvements project design-build process authorization03/14/201803/27/2018
Recommended to pass
Ch. 189
SF3320 MathewsWadena county auditor-treasurer and recorder appointment authorization03/14/2018   
SF3349 OsmekMetropolitan council regional solicitation process funding requirements establishment03/14/2018   
SF3350 OsmekMetropolitan council promotional signs and activities prohibition03/14/2018   
SF3377 SimonsonDuluth regional exchange district for development purposes establishment; Duluth sales and use tax authority modification04/30/2018   
SF3399 HallUniform municipal contracting law contract ranges increase03/15/201803/27/2018
Recommended to pass
 
SF3411 LaineRamsey soil and water conservation district discontinuance and duties transfer to the Ramsey county board of commissioners03/15/201803/20/2018
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF3656, Art. 20, Sec. 88
SF3418 ChamberlainMetropolitan council transportation finance, budget, appropriations, accounting, fiscal planning, and reporting provisions establishment and modification03/15/201803/20/2018
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy
See SF3656, Art. 24, Sec. 1, 113
SF3422 KoranIsanti county recorder appointive position establishment03/15/2018   
SF3473 PrattScott County turn lane fee authorization03/15/201803/29/2018
Laid over
 
SF3497 WigerMetropolitan council staggered terms requirement, nomination committee membership expansion, selection process additional information disclosure requirement, and council member qualifications clarification03/15/2018   
SF3525 JasinskiMetropolitan airports commission (MAC) political subdivision compensation limit exemption03/19/201803/27/2018
Recommended to pass
Ch. 120
SF3562 HallData sharing between human services department and the metropolitan council for special transportation purposes; metro mobility service area extension03/19/2018  See SF3656, Art. 24, Sec. 115
SF3688 RelphTown officer terms and audit requirements modification03/21/2018   
SF3709 RestMunicipal liquor store statement of operations long-term pension benefit obligations inclusion prohibition03/21/2018   
SF3720 LangRenville county recorder appointive position authorization03/21/2018   
SF3793 Anderson, P.Counties competitive bidding for small business enterprises or veteran-owned small businesses modification03/22/201803/29/2018
Recommended to pass
Ch. 146
SF3825 RosenRural electric cooperative and USDA loan caps to certain local units of government modification03/26/2018  See SF3656, Art. 7, Sec. 5
SF3857 BensonMetropolitan council system plans local governments challenge authorization03/29/2018  See HF4425, Art. 2, Sec. 22
SF4020 Anderson, B.Annexation of designated areas by means other than in an orderly annexation agreement prohibition04/23/201804/24/2018
Discussion only
 
SF4079 TomassoniHospital district board members terms of office modification05/14/2018   
SF4088 KoranMunicipal contracting bids transparency increase05/17/2018   
SF4090 BighamContested case hearing procedure to challenge a coroner or medical examiner report establishment05/17/2018   
HF375 DahmsCounty boards appropriations authorization for veterans memorials anywhere in the county02/15/201702/28/2017
Recommended to pass
Ch. 9
HF739 OsmekSmall wireless facilities collocation authorization 05/21/2017
Recommended to pass
 
HF1975 KoranWater tank service contracts bidding exception modification03/21/201803/27/2018
Amended and recommended to pass
Ch. 124