2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

Room 110, STATE CAPITOL, 651.296.5560
MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Bakk
Chief and Co-Author List
Wednesday, March 29, 2017


SF 27 Rest; Bakk; Nelson; Gazelka; Cohen
HF 296 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 17-1120
Topic: Historic Sites and Historical Societies
Short Description: State Capitol building governors' portraits public display requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201741Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
02/13/2017592Withdrawn and returned to author 


SF 28 Rest; Bakk; Dziedzic; Franzen; Senjem
HF 516 Loeffler
Revisor No.: 17-1156
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Working family income tax credit modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201742Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to Taxes
01/12/2017117Author added Franzen
02/13/2017591Author added Senjem


SF 45 Rest; Bakk; Dziedzic; Franzen
Revisor No.: 17-1140
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Miscellaneous tax provisions modifications; federal tax conformance
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/09/201755Introduction and first reading 
01/09/2017Referred to Taxes
01/12/2017117Author added Franzen


SF 78 Kiffmeyer; Gazelka; Bakk; Rosen; Jensen
HF 599 Vogel
Revisor No.: 17-1067
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Advisory task force on fiscal notes establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/11/2017102Introduction and first reading 
01/11/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
02/16/2017622aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
02/22/2017711Withdrawn and re-referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/13/20171357aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
03/20/20171552Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Rules and Administration
03/23/20171670Comm report: To pass 
03/23/20171934Second reading 
See SF605, Art. 2


SF 87 Bakk; Tomassoni; Gazelka; Lourey; Johnson
HF 1024 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 17-0704
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Small schools revenue calculation modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/11/2017104Introduction and first reading 
01/11/2017Referred to E-12 Finance
01/26/2017404Author added Gazelka
02/09/2017562Authors added Lourey; Johnson


SF 90 Anderson, B.; Newton; Bakk; Gazelka; Ruud
HF 127 Dettmer
Revisor No.: 17-0708
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Vietnam: Minnesota Remembers public television project appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/12/2017111Introduction and first reading 
01/12/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
02/16/2017623aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance


SF 129 Simonson; Bakk
HF 310 Olson
Revisor No.: 17-1142
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Duluth steam plant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017343Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 136 Bakk; Simonson; Tomassoni
HF 158 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1424
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Duluth north shore sanitary district debt relief appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017344Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 141 Weber; Rosen; Bakk; Miller; Sparks
HF 234 Baker
Revisor No.: 17-1510
Topic: Public Utilities and Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
Short Description: Municipal electric utilities and rural electric cooperatives regulation modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017345Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
02/02/2017479Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Finance
03/02/2017HF substituted in committee HF234


SF 175 Newton; Bakk; Simonson
Revisor No.: 17-1550
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Minneapolis to Duluth Northern Lights Express high-speed passenger rail bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017350Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 215 Ruud; Ingebrigtsen; Bakk; Tomassoni; Eichorn
HF 1161 Layman
Revisor No.: 17-1681
Topic: Recreation, Tourism, and Amusement
Short Description: Explore Minnesota Tourism appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017360Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
02/02/2017460Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 219 Marty; Eken; Bakk; Torres Ray; Lourey
HF 358 Bly
Revisor No.: 17-1198
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Minnesota health plan, Minnesota health board, Minnesota health fund, office of health quality and planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy and auditor general for the Minnesota health plan creation and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017361Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 225 Bakk; Simonson
HF 153 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1535
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Hermantown local option sales tax revenue uses modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017362Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Taxes
02/16/2017644Author added Simonson


SF 226 Bakk
HF 701 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1786
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: High school students time of day for work modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017362Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
02/13/2017570aComm report: To pass as amended 
02/13/2017573Second reading 


SF 227 Bakk
Revisor No.: 17-0461
Topic: Boats, Boating, and Watercraft
Short Description: Watercraft used for trapping licensing requirement exemption
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017362Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
02/06/2017532Withdrawn and returned to author 


SF 228 Bakk; Simonson
HF 154 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1461
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Proctor sales and use tax imposition authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017363Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Taxes
02/16/2017644Author added Simonson


SF 238 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 114 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-0716
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Lake county Prospectors ATV trail system grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017364Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 239 Bakk; Tomassoni; Simonson
HF 91 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1124
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Two Harbors Agate Bay small-craft safe harbor grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017364Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 240 Bakk; Tomassoni; Simonson
HF 87 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1099
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Hermantown Arrowhead regional health and wellness center construction grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017365Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 241 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 337 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-1693
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Silver Creek township wastewater collection and treatment facility construction grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017365Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 242 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 220 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-1539
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Koochiching county-Voyageurs national park clean water project bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017365Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 243 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 336 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-1694
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Silver Bay black beach municipal campground establishment bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017365Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 244 Bakk; Tomassoni; Simonson
HF 288 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-1540
Topic: Airports and Aircraft
Short Description: Falls international airport improvements appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017365Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 257 Simonson; Bakk
HF 362 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1802
Topic: Airports and Aircraft
Short Description: Duluth airport authority federal match grant for runway infrastructure appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017373Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 263 Eichorn; Ingebrigtsen; Johnson; Lang; Bakk
HF 256 Swedzinski
Revisor No.: 17-1608
Topic: Hunting and Game
Short Description: Lead shot use additional restrictive rules department of natural resources (DNR) adoption prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017374Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 266 Housley; Cohen; Ruud; Bakk; Isaacson
HF 789 Fenton
Revisor No.: 17-1430
Topic: Boards
Short Description: Film and television board snowbate program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017374Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 279 Bakk; Tomassoni; Simonson; Ingebrigtsen; Senjem
HF 195 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-0812
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Grand Marais Lake Superior water access facility bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017376Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 314 Tomassoni; Bakk; Hoffman; Anderson, B.; Abeler
HF 482 Albright
Revisor No.: 17-1784
Topic: Disabilities and Access
Short Description: Assistive technology grant modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017382Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/09/20171218Comm report: To pass 
03/09/20171244Second reading 


SF 328 Tomassoni; Simonson; Bakk
HF 473 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-0511
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) easement grant to the housing and redevelopment authority and the city of Virginia requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017388Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 334 Tomassoni; Bakk; Simonson; Senjem
HF 229 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-1542
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Northeast Minnesota water supply system bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017389Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 335 Tomassoni; Bakk; Senjem; Eichorn
HF 415 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-1706
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Virginia state highway #53 public utilities relocation appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017389Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 336 Tomassoni; Bakk
HF 416 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-1541
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Mesabi trail bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017390Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 340 Tomassoni; Bakk
HF 432 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-1652
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Mountain Iron local road improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017390Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 342 Tomassoni; Bakk
HF 342 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-1536
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Taconite production tax distributions territories addition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017391Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 354 Miller; Dahms; Eken; Bakk; Chamberlain
HF 18 Loon
Revisor No.: 17-1028
Topic: Taxation-Estate
Short Description: Estate tax federal exclusion amount conformance
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017393Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 364 Wiger; Tomassoni; Bakk
HF 1302 Fischer
Revisor No.: 17-2010
Topic: Hunting and Game
Short Description: Age to take deer of either sex modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017394Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
01/30/2017453Author added Bakk


SF 382 Tomassoni; Bakk; Senjem
HF 407 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-2009
Topic: Corrections and Corrections Department (DOC)
Short Description: Northeast regional corrections center Arrowhead regional corrections joint powers board grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017397Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 414 Bakk; Tomassoni; Wiger
HF 690 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-1987
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Orr Voyageur all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trail system construction grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017402Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
01/30/2017453Author added Wiger


SF 422 Tomassoni; Bakk; Senjem
HF 878 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-2040
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: St. Louis county Virginia economic development center and mental health facility bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017404Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 427 Tomassoni; Bakk; Eichorn
HF 954 Sandstede
Revisor No.: 17-2039
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Keewatin wastewater treatment improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2017441Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 454 Nelson; Chamberlain; Bakk; Miller; Anderson, P.
HF 315 Anderson, S.
Revisor No.: 17-1337
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Parental leave income and corporate franchise tax credits and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2017445Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 456 Bakk; Ruud; Tomassoni; Wiger; Franzen
HF 439 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-1927
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Gitchi-Gami state trail development bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2017446Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 476 Weber; Miller; Senjem; Bakk; Dziedzic
HF 672 Anderson, P.
Revisor No.: 17-1840
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Local government aid (LGA) to cities appropriation increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2017449Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 495 Bakk; Tomassoni; Clausen; Isaacson; Eichorn
HF 196 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-0641
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Cook county higher education board educational programming and academic support services funds transfer and appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2017452Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
02/16/2017617aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 541 Simonson; Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 401 Schultz
Revisor No.: 17-1665
Topic: University of Minnesota (U of M)
Short Description: Duluth Glensheen mansion renovation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017487Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 554 Anderson, P.; Dziedzic; Bakk; Rosen
HF 351 Hertaus
Revisor No.: 17-1465
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Health care provider tax supplemental payments from gross revenue exemption authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017490Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 582 Bakk; Simonson
HF 725 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1659
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Newly incorporated city base year formula aid authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017494Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Taxes
02/16/2017644Author added Simonson


SF 583 Tomassoni; Eken; Bakk
HF 760 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-2389
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Local government aid (LGA) definition modification and city revenue need and certified aid adjustments authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017495Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 584 Tomassoni; Bakk; Osmek; Eichorn
HF 1375 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-1981
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Facilities eligible for staging and permitting at innovative energy project sites modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017495Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
02/13/2017592Author added Eichorn
See SF1824


SF 615 Bakk; Eken; Miller; Gazelka; Simonson
HF 773 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1905
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Local government aid (LGA) to cities formula modification and adjustments
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017511Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Taxes
02/16/2017644Author added Simonson


SF 646 Bakk; Chamberlain; Anderson, P.
HF 513 Swedzinski
Revisor No.: 17-0640
Topic: Native Americans
Short Description: American Indians living on reservations working family income tax credit modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017517Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 681 Bakk
HF 785 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-2016
Topic: Boats, Boating, and Watercraft
Short Description: Watercraft licensing exemptions modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017522Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 712 Tomassoni; Bakk; Simonson
HF 847 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-1849
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: St. Louis county public sale of tax-forfeited land bordering public water
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017527Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF1124, Sec. 27-31


SF 729 Tomassoni; Ingebrigtsen; Bakk; Eichorn; Hoffman
HF 1108 Lueck
Revisor No.: 17-2130
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Snowmobile and all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accounts appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017531Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 745 Kiffmeyer; Pratt; Bakk; Gazelka; Koran
HF 1001 Vogel
Revisor No.: 17-2318
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Rules impacting residential construction or remodeling legislative notice and review requirements
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017544Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/01/2017894aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/09/20171218Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Finance
See SF605, Art. 2


SF 774 Nelson; Senjem; Tomassoni; Bakk
HF 632 Pierson
Revisor No.: 17-1758
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Apprenticeship training facilities tax exemption criteria modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017548Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 805 Bakk
HF 936 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-2583
Topic: Hunting and Game
Short Description: Bear-hunting permits lotteries preference modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017555Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF865


SF 830 Kent; Bakk; Champion
HF 1013 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-2177
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Paid family and medical benefits; unpaid leaves requirement and regulation; data classification; rulemaking authorization; appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017559Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 849 Limmer; Chamberlain; Bakk
HF 123 Nash
Revisor No.: 17-0856
Topic: Cigarettes and Tobacco
Short Description: Premium cigar definition modification and maximum tax reduction
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017574Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 863 Simonson; Bakk; Pappas; Eichorn
HF 1173 Schultz
Revisor No.: 17-1644
Topic: University of Minnesota (U of M)
Short Description: University of Minnesota (U of M) Duluth laboratory building construction bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017576Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 876 Simonson; Bakk; Lourey; Tomassoni
HF 925 Sundin
Revisor No.: 17-1890
Topic: Waste and Waste Management
Short Description: Western Lake Superior sanitary district combined heat and power system grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017578Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 889 Hayden; Senjem; Bakk
HF 1836 Albright
Revisor No.: 17-2284
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Minneapolis Norway House grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017581Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 894 Dibble; Limmer; Senjem; Bakk; Abeler
HF 1069 Hornstein
Revisor No.: 17-2589
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Rail carriers minimum crew size requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017582Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 900 Bakk; Tomassoni; Rosen; Senjem; Gazelka
HF 2328 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-2288
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Super Bowl admissions sales tax exemption modification; Minnesota sports facilities commission operating and capital expenses sales tax reimbursement requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017583Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 914 Bakk; Gazelka; Ingebrigtsen; Ruud; Eken
HF 1355 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 17-2717
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Clean air act settlement money specifically appropriated by law requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017585Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
02/22/2017743aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
03/02/2017942Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
03/08/20171159aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/08/20171180Second reading 
03/09/20171254General Orders: Stricken and re-referred to Finance
03/20/20171553aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/20/20171575Second reading 


SF 922 Ruud; Ingebrigtsen; Tomassoni; Bakk; Eichorn
HF 1077 Bliss
Revisor No.: 17-2683
Topic: Fish and Fishing
Short Description: Minnow licenses requirements modification and rulemaking requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017586Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF865


SF 955 Senjem; Rest; Chamberlain; Bakk; Goggin
HF 1250 Bliss
Revisor No.: 17-2217
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Telecommunications equipment sales and use tax exemption expansion
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017600Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 985 Housley; Ingebrigtsen; Sparks; Carlson; Bakk
HF 1031 Theis
Revisor No.: 17-2096
Topic: Occupations and Professions
Short Description: Optometrist or licensed physician performance or supervision of certain medical activities requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017605Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 1034 Bakk; Housley; Miller
HF 1307 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-2754
Topic: Native Americans
Short Description: American Indian workforce training pilot project appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017629Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 1042 Limmer; Bakk; Ingebrigtsen; Tomassoni; Ruud
HF 1738 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-3130
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Soudan Underground Mine state park boathouse lease terms modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017631Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
03/06/20171005aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 1051 Senjem; Chamberlain; Ingebrigtsen; Bakk
HF 906 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-2030
Topic: Taxation-Cigarettes and Tobacco
Short Description: Cigarette excise tax freeze at current rate; cigarette annual indexing requirement repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017632Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1052 Senjem; Bakk
HF 1346 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-1710
Topic: Taxation-Cigarettes and Tobacco
Short Description: Nicotine solution used in electronic cigarettes tax rate change
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017632Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1061 Cwodzinski; Bakk; Eken; Latz
HF 1602 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 17-2798
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Civics class completion for high school graduation requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017634Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to E-12 Policy
03/08/20171191Author added Eken
03/27/20171966Author added Latz


SF 1099 Limmer; Bakk; Ingebrigtsen; Schoen
HF 1159 Cornish
Revisor No.: 17-2830
Topic: Law Enforcement
Short Description: Law enforcement officers permission to carry firearms into private establishments authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017641Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/15/20171471Comm report: To pass 
03/15/20171485Second reading 


SF 1101 Simonson; Bakk
HF 1310 Carlson, A.
Revisor No.: 17-2694
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: State general property tax levy modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017641Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1115 Tomassoni; Jensen; Abeler; Bakk; Klein
HF 1917 Schultz
Revisor No.: 17-2515
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Health plan companies enrollee access to choice in pharmacy providers requirement; health care services provided by licensed pharmacists coverage requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017643Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 1164 Rest; Dziedzic; Bakk; Franzen; Chamberlain
HF 2143 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-3107
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Sales tax collection duties for marketplace providers and retailers establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017668Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Taxes
02/27/2017807Author added Chamberlain


SF 1175 Rest; Bakk; Franzen; Little; Gazelka
HF 1599 Carlson, L.
Revisor No.: 17-3357
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Social security benefits income tax subtraction authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017670Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Taxes
02/23/2017770Author added Gazelka


SF 1177 Mathews; Tomassoni; Eichorn; Bakk
HF 1309 Rarick
Revisor No.: 17-2618
Topic: Public Utilities and Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
Short Description: Economic growth, job growth and job retention consideration during the public utility ratemaking process authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017670Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 1187 Housley; Simonson; Bakk; Little
HF 1486 Baker
Revisor No.: 17-3007
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Displaced homemaker programs appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017672Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
02/22/2017711Author added Little


SF 1202 Frentz; Bakk; Senjem; Miller; Newton
HF 1998 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-2843
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Property tax refund definition of income modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017674Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1214 Bakk; Eichorn; Tomassoni
HF 1359 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-2823
Topic: Forests and Trees
Short Description: Sustainable forest initiative act land withdrawal provisions modifications for certain paved trails
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017676Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1240 Eichorn; Bakk; Utke; Ruud; Tomassoni
HF 1246 Lueck
Revisor No.: 17-1966
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: County-administered land local government aid (LGA) increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017694Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1256 Mathews; Eichorn; Eken; Bakk
HF 1254 Baker
Revisor No.: 17-2689
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Propane school bus and fueling station rebate program establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017697Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
02/27/2017807Author added Bakk


SF 1258 Tomassoni; Bakk; Ingebrigtsen
HF 1574 Lueck
Revisor No.: 17-2947
Topic: Hunting and Game
Short Description: Disabled residents hunting and fishing license issuance without fee authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017697Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1259 Anderson, P.; Bakk; Eken; Chamberlain
HF 1336 Petersburg
Revisor No.: 17-2995
Topic: Taxation-Gasoline and Special Fuels
Short Description: Special fuels for off-road uses sales and use tax exemption
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017697Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1263 Hayden; Champion; Schoen; Latz; Bakk
HF 1678 Lee
Revisor No.: 17-2205
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Taylor Hayden Gun Violence Protection Act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017698Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 1272 Bakk
HF 1690 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-3353
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Lake county public sale of tax-forfeited land bordering public water
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017700Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF1124, Sec. 19-21


SF 1274 Bakk
HF 1689 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-3470
Topic: Historic Sites and Historical Societies
Short Description: City and town historical societies use of city and town expenditures authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017700Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Local Government


SF 1360 Bakk; Tomassoni; Ruud
HF 1485 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-3224
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Voyageurs national park sanitary-sewer projects local government grants appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017762Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1382 Eichorn; Bakk; Utke; Ruud; Tomassoni
HF 1247 Lueck
Revisor No.: 17-3047
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Natural resource land payments in lieu of taxes modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017766Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1394 Bakk; Eichorn; Ruud
HF 1643 Layman
Revisor No.: 17-3248
Topic: Regional and Rural Development
Short Description: Iron Range resources and rehabilitation commissioner duties modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017768Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/09/20171199aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/15/20171469aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Taxes


SF 1418 Anderson, P.; Bakk; Koran; Rest
HF 791 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 17-2352
Topic: Liquor
Short Description: Direct ship wineries authorization and regulation provisions establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017780Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 1480 Chamberlain; Rest; Bakk; Senjem
HF 1854 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-3400
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Marketplace providers and certain retailers sales tax collection duties establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017790Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1482 Bakk; Tomassoni; Eichorn
HF 1807 Lueck
Revisor No.: 17-3081
Topic: Wetlands
Short Description: Surplus wetland credit allocation under a permit to mine authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017791Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF865


SF 1507 Bakk
HF 1548 Baker
Revisor No.: 17-2690
Topic: Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Propane vehicle and fueling station rebate program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017795Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 1508 Eichorn; Gazelka; Bakk; Rest
HF 1547 Layman
Revisor No.: 17-2210
Topic: Forests and Trees
Short Description: Sustainable Forest Incentive Act provisions modification and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017795Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1563 Dahms; Champion; Sparks; Pratt; Bakk
HF 1732 Hoppe
Revisor No.: 17-3502
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Insurance examinations regulation provisions modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017805Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/02/2017935aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/02/2017996Author added Bakk
03/20/20171573aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/20/20171575Second reading 


SF 1675 Latz; Pappas; Isaacson; Bakk; Dziedzic
HF 1692 Hilstrom
Revisor No.: 17-1420
Topic: Corrections and Corrections Department (DOC)
Short Description: Private prisons use by state and local jurisdictions prohibition; jail and prison inmates to be housed in publicly owned and operated jails and prisons
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2017984Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/06/20171081Authors added Bakk; Dziedzic


SF 1678 Eichorn; Tomassoni; Utke; Bakk
HF 1531 Lueck
Revisor No.: 17-2929
Topic: Forests and Trees
Short Description: Forestry management appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2017985Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 1679 Eichorn; Tomassoni; Bakk; Ruud
HF 2059 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-3670
Topic: Forests and Trees
Short Description: Large forest easement lands payment in lieu of taxes provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2017985Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1727 Bakk
HF 2279 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-2737
Topic: Fish and Fishing
Short Description: Public water access acquisitions moratorium establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2017994Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1739 Bakk
HF 1999 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-3834
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Ely trailhead facility and road access grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171059Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1740 Bakk
HF 1977 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-3833
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Ely Business Park, industrial park, and Vermilion Community College infrastructure grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171059Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1741 Bakk
HF 2075 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-3879
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Tofte municipal housing operation authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171059Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Local Government


SF 1793 Cwodzinski; Latz; Bakk; Senjem; Koran
HF 1464 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 17-3230
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Minnesota Civic Education Coalition grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171068Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
03/14/20171462Authors added Senjem; Koran


SF 1794 Pappas; Bakk; Champion; Simonson
HF 1967 Lesch
Revisor No.: 17-3789
Topic: Labor, Employment, and Labor and Industry Department (DLI)
Short Description: Earned sick and safe time for employees authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171068Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 1843 Bakk; Klein; Cohen; Hoffman; Rest
Revisor No.: 17-2853
Topic: Legislature
Short Description: Legislature size reduction
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171076Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 1884 Johnson; Gazelka; Bakk; Chamberlain; Tomassoni
HF 2183 Fabian
Revisor No.: 17-3791
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Eligible wholesale electronic component distribution center sales taxes paid during construction exemption; eligible wholesale electronic component distribution center construction forgivable loan authorization and appropriation; Thief River Falls business development public infrastructure grant authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/20171144Introduction and first reading 
03/07/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/15/20171499aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Taxes
03/16/20171545Author added Gazelka
03/20/20171582Author added Bakk
03/23/20171941Authors added Chamberlain; Tomassoni


SF 1903 Bakk; Tomassoni
HF 2260 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-4034
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Special paper products vehicle permit modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171181Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1930 Tomassoni; Bakk; Eichorn; Ingebrigtsen
HF 2294 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-3873
Topic: Mines and Mining
Short Description: Abandoned mines safety measures modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171186Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 2010 Ingebrigtsen; Gazelka; Bakk; Tomassoni; Lang
HF 2275 Nornes
Revisor No.: 17-4076
Topic: Fish and Fishing
Short Description: Two lines for angling to take fish with second-line endorsement authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171252Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 2058 Tomassoni; Bakk; Eichorn
HF 2235 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-3389
Topic: Buildings and Building Codes
Short Description: Elevator codes for fourth-class cities compliance modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/20171366Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 2061 Tomassoni; Bakk
HF 2296 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-2620
Topic: Taxation-Occupation, Production
Short Description: Occupation taxes apportionment modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/20171366Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 2072 Bakk
HF 2074 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-3923
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Town electors financial assistance to schools authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/20171368Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2017Referred to Local Government


SF 2077 Bakk
HF 2366 Ecklund
Revisor No.: 17-3958
Topic: Administration Department
Short Description: Minnesota historical preservation office duties transfer to department of administration
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/20171369Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 2120 Bakk
HF 1541 Thissen
Revisor No.: 17-3428
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: State information and communications systems accessibility standards legislative compliance requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20171486Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 2143 Tomassoni; Bakk
HF 2207 Cornish
Revisor No.: 17-4078
Topic: Firearms and Weapons
Short Description: Firearm instructors certification in pistol permit law modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20171490Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2159 Senjem; Pappas; Rosen; Relph; Bakk
HF 2303 Albright
Revisor No.: 17-2998
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Housing finance agency (HFA) housing infrastructure bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/20171541Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2161 Senjem; Gazelka; Pappas; Rosen; Bakk
HF 2274 Albright
Revisor No.: 17-3826
Topic: Health-Mental Health
Short Description: Regional behavioral health crisis programs in selected communities development grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/20171542Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SR 1 Gazelka; Bakk
Revisor No.: 
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution naming a Majority Leader and a Minority Leader
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/03/20175Introduction 
01/03/20175Adopted (voice vote)


SR 2 Gazelka; Bakk
Revisor No.: 
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution relating to rules; adopting temporary rules for the 90th session of the Legislature
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/03/20175Introduction 
01/03/20175Adopted 


SR 3 Gazelka; Bakk
Revisor No.: 
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution relating to standing committees
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/03/201712Introduction 
01/03/201715Laid on table 
01/05/201743Taken from table 
01/05/201748Adopted 


SR 4 Gazelka; Bakk
Revisor No.: 
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution relating to the schedule of standing committee meetings
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/03/201715Introduction 
01/03/201715Adopted (voice vote)


SR 5 Gazelka; Bakk
Revisor No.: 
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution relating to postage
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/03/201717Introduction 
01/03/201717Adopted 


SR 6 Gazelka; Bakk
Revisor No.: 
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution relating to the attendance of members of standing committees at meetings and seminars held within this state; providing for the payment of expenses
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/03/201718Introduction 
01/03/201718Adopted 


SR 7 Gazelka; Bakk
Revisor No.: 
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution naming a president pro tem
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/03/201719Introduction 
01/03/201719Adopted (voice vote)


SR 8 Gazelka; Bakk
Revisor No.: 
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution relating to appointment of a committee to notify the Governor the Senate is organized
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/03/201719Introduction 
01/03/201719Adopted (voice vote)


SR 9 Gazelka; Bakk
Revisor No.: 
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution to notify the House of Representatives that the Senate is organized
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/03/201720Introduction 
01/03/201720Adopted (voice vote)


SR 20 Gazelka; Bakk
Revisor No.: 
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution relating to mileage; setting the miles traveled by members of the Senate in going to and returning from the Capitol
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/11/2017105Introduction 
01/11/2017105Laid on table 
01/19/2017366Taken from table 
01/19/2017367aAmended 
01/19/2017367Adopted 


SR 25 Gazelka; Bakk
Revisor No.: 
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution relating to appointment of a committee to escort the Governor to the House Chamber for a Joint Convention
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017366Introduction 
01/19/2017366Adopted (voice vote)