2011 - 2012
SENATE INDEX

Room 110, STATE CAPITOL, 651.296.5560
MINNESOTA SENATE EIGHTY-SEVEN LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2011 - 2012

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Chief and Co-Author List
Saturday, August 2, 2014


SF 1601 Reinert; Hayden; Bakk; Goodwin; Eaton
HF 1877 Norton
Revisor No.: 12-4454
Topic: Constitutional Amendments
Short Description: Constitutional amendment to change the method for amending the state constitution
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/20123668Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2012Referred to State Government Innovation and Veterans


SF 1603 Skoe; Sieben; Eaton; Bakk; Stumpf
HF 1775 Marquart
Revisor No.: 12-3812
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Homestead market value exclusion repeal and market value homestead credit restoration
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/20123668Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2012Referred to Taxes


SF 1654 Sieben; Torres Ray; Eaton; Stumpf; Wiger
HF 2026 Greiling
Revisor No.: 12-4728
Topic: Education and Education Department
Short Description: School district and teacher collective bargaining agreement resolution financial incentives establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/20123702Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2012Referred to Education


SF 1660 Chamberlain; Eaton
HF 1872 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 12-4475
Topic: Notaries Public
Short Description: Notaries public maximum fees repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/20123703Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2012Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety


SF 1726 Rest; Eaton; Higgins; Dziedzic; Kruse
HF 2124 Nelson
Revisor No.: 12-4939
Topic: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU)
Short Description: North Hennepin community college bioscience and health careers center bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/08/20123763Introduction and first reading 
02/08/2012Referred to Capital Investment
See HF1752, Sec. 3, Sub. 9


SF 1751 Eaton; Rest; Dziedzic; Sieben; Hayden
HF 2181 Brynaert
Revisor No.: 12-5027
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: FastTRAC adult career pathway program establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/20123770Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2012Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth


SF 1766 Eaton; Saxhaug; Sheran; Kelash; Dibble
HF 2543 Knuth
Revisor No.: 12-4995
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Children's products priority chemicals information and reporting requirements
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/20123773Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2012Referred to Environment and Natural Resources


SF 1778 Sieben; Cohen; Tomassoni; Eaton; Lourey
HF 2186 Fritz
Revisor No.: 12-5028
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Minnesota investment fund appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/20123775Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2012Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth


SF 1779 Kelash; Eaton; Dziedzic; Tomassoni; Sieben
HF 2177 Peterson, S.
Revisor No.: 12-5029
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Minnesota opportunity training grant program establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/20123775Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2012Referred to Higher Education


SF 1785 Eaton; Rest; Dibble; Higgins
HF 2122 Carlson
Revisor No.: 12-4908
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Hennepin county regional railroad authority Bottineau Boulevard transit way corridor grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/20123794Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2012Referred to Capital Investment
02/15/20123825Author added Higgins


SF 1823 Higgins; Rest; Sheran; Eaton
HF 2205 Howes
Revisor No.: 12-4480
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Capital improvements bonding and appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/20123800Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2012Referred to Capital Investment
02/20/20123861Authors added Rest; Sheran; Eaton


SF 1824 Nienow; Marty; Eaton; Hall; Daley
HF 2412 Gottwalt
Revisor No.: 12-5123
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Managed care plan and county-based purchasing plan financial reporting modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/20123800Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2012Referred to Health and Human Services
03/20/20124654Author added Daley
03/29/20125298Comm report: To pass as amended 
03/29/20125299aJoint rule 2.03, referred to Rules and Administration
See SF2093, Art. 1, Sec. 8
See HF2294, Art. 1, Sec. 14


SF 1868 Reinert; Goodwin; Sheran; Eaton; Sieben
Revisor No.: 12-4790
Topic: Constitutional Amendments
Short Description: Constitutional amendment to recognize marriage as union between one man and one woman repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/20123820Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2012Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety


SF 1875 Dahms; Gerlach; Eaton; Rest; Carlson
HF 2307 Daudt
Revisor No.: 12-5177
Topic: Insurance-Property and Casualty
Short Description: Property and casualty insurance coverage provisions modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/20123821Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2012Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection
03/01/20123996aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary and Public Safety
03/21/20124663aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/21/20124669Second reading 
03/28/20125236Special Order 
03/28/20125236Third reading Passed 
04/17/20125874Returned from House 
Presentment date 04/17/12
04/20/20125964Governor's action Approval 04/18/12
04/20/20125965Secretary of State Chapter 185 04/18/12
Effective date Sec. 1, 3 04/04/19/12; Sec.2 08/01/12


SF 1951 Marty; Eaton; Torres Ray
Revisor No.: 12-5138
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Antibiotics in animal feed prohibition; prescription drugs disposal prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20123853Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2012Referred to Agriculture and Rural Economies


SF 1955 Marty; Eaton; Torres Ray; Higgins
HF 1964 Atkins
Revisor No.: 12-4245
Topic: Legislature
Short Description: Legislator confidential information misuse by legislative members prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20123854Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2012Referred to State Government Innovation and Veterans


SF 1961 Eaton; Bakk; Kruse; Limmer
HF 2357 Nelson
Revisor No.: 12-5307
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Brooklyn Park tax increment financing (TIF) district special rules authority
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20123855Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2012Referred to Local Government and Elections
02/23/20123943Withdrawn and re-referred to Taxes
See SF1972, Art. 4, Sec. 12


SF 1988 Rest; Skoe; Sieben; Eaton; Kelash
Revisor No.: 12-5341
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Internal revenue code conformance authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/20123859Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2012Referred to Taxes
See SF1972, Art. 1, Sec. 10


SF 2000 Kruse; Hall; Sparks; Vandeveer; Eaton
HF 2308 Kieffer
Revisor No.: 12-4545
Topic: Banks, Financial Institutions, and Credit Unions
Short Description: Foreclosure consultants provisions modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/20123926Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2012Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety
03/13/20124368Withdrawn and re-referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection
03/21/20124667Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Judiciary and Public Safety
03/23/20124900Comm report: To pass 
03/23/20124920Second reading 
03/28/20125256Special Order 
03/28/20125256Third reading Passed 


SF 2016 Kruse; Eaton
HF 2542 Nelson
Revisor No.: 12-5338
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Tax increment financing (TIF) expenditures outside the district modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/20123929Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2012Referred to Taxes
See SF1972, Art. 4, Sec. 7


SF 2017 Pappas; Bonoff; Latz; McGuire; Eaton
HF 2175 Kahn
Revisor No.: 12-5025
Topic: Constitutional Amendments
Short Description: Constitutional amendment to change the method for amending the state constitution
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/20123929Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2012Referred to State Government Innovation and Veterans


SF 2180 Dziedzic; Eaton; Dibble; Higgins; McGuire
HF 1905 Mullery
Revisor No.: 12-4570
Topic: Real Estate
Short Description: Residential real estate contract for deed and lease with an option to buy consumer protection provisions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20124075Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2012Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety


SF 2182 Hayden; Marty; Bakk; Eaton; Higgins
HF 2618 Howes
Revisor No.: 12-5358
Topic: Hospitals and Health Care Facilities
Short Description: Registered nurse staffing levels development for patient safety requirements
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20124075Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2012Referred to Health and Human Services


SF 2214 Tomassoni; Dibble; Eaton; Higgins; Skoe
HF 2666 Fritz
Revisor No.: 12-5292
Topic: Health and Health Department
Short Description: Medical clinic nursing personnel staffing levels annual report requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20124101Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2012Referred to Health and Human Services


SF 2278 Dibble; Pappas; Bonoff; McGuire; Eaton
HF 2673 Hornstein
Revisor No.: 12-5615
Topic: Task Forces
Short Description: Metropolitan governance task force establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/05/20124112Introduction and first reading 
03/05/2012Referred to Local Government and Elections


SF 2284 Eaton; Tomassoni; Higgins; Dziedzic
HF 2665 Fritz
Revisor No.: 12-5293
Topic: Health and Health Department
Short Description: Nursing personnel staffing reporting requirements
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20124235Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2012Referred to Health and Human Services


SF 2285 Eaton; Harrington; Sheran; Dziedzic; Rest
HF 1953 Abeler
Revisor No.: 12-4214
Topic: Education and Education Department
Short Description: Bullying in public schools prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20124235Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2012Referred to Education
03/12/20124320Author added Rest


SF 2385 Pappas; Higgins; McGuire; Sheran; Eaton
HF 2737 Murphy, E.
Revisor No.: 12-5703
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Contraceptive Equity Act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/20124316Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2012Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection


SF 2397 Rest; Sheran; Eaton; Sieben
HF 2782 Persell
Revisor No.: 12-5080
Topic: Consumer Protection
Short Description: Formaldehyde in products for children prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/12/20124318Introduction and first reading 
03/12/2012Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection


SF 2411 Harrington; Latz; Eaton; Dziedzic
HF 1901 McFarlane
Revisor No.: 12-4337
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Scrap metal processing regulations modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/20124364Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2012Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection


SF 2447 Eaton; Dibble; Torres Ray; Dziedzic
HF 2820 Loeffler
Revisor No.: 12-5783
Topic: Mortgages and Deeds
Short Description: Mortgage foreclosure deferral for long-term unemployed homeowners
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20124412Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2012Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety


SF 2496 Wolf; Hoffman; Marty; Eaton; Nienow
Revisor No.: 12-5855
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Medical assistance (MA) coverage for noncitizen emergency medical condition expansion
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20124549Introduction and first reading 
03/19/2012Referred to Health and Human Services


SF 2505 Latz; Eaton; Pappas
HF 2803 Johnson
Revisor No.: 12-5748
Topic: Telecommunications and Information Technology
Short Description: Wireless telecommunications service providers time limit alert requirement for customers exceeding contract usage
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20124551Introduction and first reading 
03/19/2012Referred to Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications


SF 2549 Eaton
HF 2818 Davnie
Revisor No.: 12-5789
Topic: Mortgages and Deeds
Short Description: Mortgage lenders response to short sale requests requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/23/20124921Introduction and first reading 
03/23/2012Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection


SF 2550 Eaton
HF 2817 Davnie
Revisor No.: 12-5788
Topic: Mortgages and Deeds
Short Description: Mortgage lenders and brokers fees for nonservices prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/23/20124921Introduction and first reading 
03/23/2012Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection


SF 2565 Nienow; Eaton
HF 2963 Franson
Revisor No.: 12-5935
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Social network password as condition of employment requirement prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/27/20125158Introduction and first reading 
03/27/2012Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth
03/30/20125426Author added Eaton


SF 2576 Sieben; Eaton; Cohen; Rest
HF 2984 Simon
Revisor No.: 12-5942
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Voting or election deception or prevention felony penalty imposition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/28/20125234Introduction and first reading 
03/28/2012Referred to Local Government and Elections


SF 2580 Eaton; Torres Ray; Marty
HF 2819 Clark
Revisor No.: 12-5790
Topic: Banks, Financial Institutions, and Credit Unions
Short Description: Mortgage loan modification criteria transparency and disclosure requirements
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/29/20125270Introduction and first reading 
03/29/2012Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety


SF 2594 Harrington; Reinert; Eaton; Magnus; Pappas
HF 2969 Lesch
Revisor No.: 12-5948
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department
Short Description: Hmong veterans commemorative statue bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/03/20125614Introduction and first reading 
04/03/2012Referred to Capital Investment
04/04/20125751Author added Pappas


SF 2604 Marty; Eaton; Tomassoni; Higgins; Dibble
HF 3022 Hilty
Revisor No.: 12-5070
Topic: Resolutions
Short Description: Resolution for Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify that the rights protected under the United States Constitution are the rights of natural persons and not the rights of artificial entities and to clarify that campaign contributions to influence elections are not free speech under the first amendment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/23/20126059Introduction and first reading 
04/23/2012Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety


SF 2617 Sheran; Eaton; Hayden
HF 3026 Abeler
Revisor No.: 12-6029
Topic: Health and Health Department
Short Description: Medical laser treatment regulation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/27/20126611Introduction and first reading 
04/27/2012Referred to Health and Human Services


SF 2619 Marty; Hayden; Eaton; Torres Ray; Cohen
HF 3037 Hausman
Revisor No.: 12-6086
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Affordable housing construction and rehabilitation bond issue and appropriation, green energy in public buildings investments; capital improvements at institutions of higher education bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/27/20126611Introduction and first reading 
04/27/2012Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth


SR 137 Higgins; Eaton; Harrington
Revisor No.: 12-5820
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring Khao Insixiengmay for his service to the Lao community and the citizens of Minnesota
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20124554Introduction 
03/19/20124554Referred to Rules and Administration