2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

Room 110, STATE CAPITOL, 651.296.5560
MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Cohen
Chief and Co-Author List
Thursday, June 22, 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 80 Pappas; Abeler; Senjem; Chamberlain; Cohen
HF 243 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 17-0618
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: St. Paul opportunity center for housing bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/11/2017103Introduction and first reading 
01/11/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 119 Dziedzic; Clausen; Cohen; Nelson
HF 1575 Omar
Revisor No.: 17-0712
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Summer academic enrichment program grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/12/2017116Introduction and first reading 
01/12/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
See SF2214, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 21
See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 21


SF 132 Ruud; Cohen
HF 294 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 17-0709
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Public television grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017343Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
02/06/2017532Withdrawn and re-referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 221 Pappas; Tomassoni; Isaacson; Clausen; Cohen
Revisor No.: 17-1716
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 224 Cohen; Dziedzic; Pappas; Klein; Franzen
HF 189 Omar
Revisor No.: 17-1239
Topic: Constitutional Amendments
Short Description: Constitutional amendment providing gender equality under the law
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017362Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
01/26/2017405Author added Franzen


SF 247 Limmer; Latz; Cohen; Gazelka; Anderson, P.
HF 400 Kresha
Revisor No.: 17-1479
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: State vendor contracts Israel boycott prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017371Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
02/16/2017625aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
02/27/2017807Withdrawn and re-referred to Finance
03/02/2017HF substituted in committee HF400


SF 248 Fischbach; Cohen; Tomassoni; Nelson; Dahms
HF 369 Theis
Revisor No.: 17-1453
Topic: Disabilities and Access
Short Description: Centers for independent living grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017371Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF1937


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 397 Hawj; Senjem; Pappas; Ingebrigtsen; Cohen
HF 544 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 17-2185
Topic: Libraries
Short Description: East side freedom library bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017400Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 539 Kent; Housley; Cohen; Dibble; Schoen
HF 511 Fenton
Revisor No.: 17-2189
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Woodbury Miller Barn Heritage Commission grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017487Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 596 Marty; Senjem; Cohen; Pappas; Hawj
HF 716 Lesch
Revisor No.: 17-2305
Topic: Zoos
Short Description: Como Zoo habitat preservation exhibit renovation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017497Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 597 Marty; Cohen; Pappas; Hawj; Senjem
HF 715 Lesch
Revisor No.: 17-2304
Topic: Zoos
Short Description: Como Zoo and conservatory appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017497Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See HF707, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Sub. 6(g)


SF 608 Hall; Latz; Cohen
HF 742 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 17-1933
Topic: Corrections and Corrections Department (DOC)
Short Description: State correctional institutions administrative and disciplinary segregation use guidelines establishment and report requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017499Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
02/09/2017563Authors added Latz; Cohen


SF 671 Cohen; Latz
HF 2507 Freiberg
Revisor No.: 17-0037
Topic: Ethics
Short Description: Political contributions and independent expenditures from corporations and limited liability companies pretax contributions prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017521Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 708 Ruud; Eaton; Ingebrigtsen; Cohen
HF 891 Gunther
Revisor No.: 17-2300
Topic: Environment
Short Description: Clean water fund, parks and trails fund and arts and cultural heritage fund (legacy funds) appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017526Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See HF707, Art. 2, 3 and 4


SF 734 Dziedzic; Cohen; Lourey; Rest
HF 730 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1660
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Minnesota state band appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017542Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 810 Pappas; Eaton; Cohen
HF 932 Moran
Revisor No.: 17-2682
Topic: Arts
Short Description: St. Paul Rondo commemorative plaza appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017556Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See HF707, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Sub. 8(f)


SF 832 Champion; Ingebrigtsen; Cohen; Rosen; Senjem
HF 799 Albright
Revisor No.: 17-2276
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Hennepin center for the arts improvements grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017560Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 926 Clausen; Jensen; Pappas; Cohen
HF 1369 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 17-2840
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: College Possible office of higher education appropriation to support programs of college admission and graduation for low-income students
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017587Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
03/09/20171254Author added Cohen


SF 1009 Pratt; Limmer; Rest; Newman; Cohen
HF 540 Albright
Revisor No.: 17-1832
Topic: Motor Vehicles-Registration, Licensing, and Taxation
Short Description: Transfer-on-death of title to motor vehicles and motor vehicle sales tax exemption for transfer
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017609Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
03/08/20171159Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/13/20171289aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Transportation Finance and Policy
See SF1060


SF 1043 Limmer; Cohen; Rosen; Relph; Latz
HF 2319 Hertaus
Revisor No.: 17-2973
Topic: Courts-Specific
Short Description: District and conciliation courts fees decrease
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017631Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 1150 Nelson; Westrom; Cohen; Carlson
HF 1942 Quam
Revisor No.: 17-2526
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Minnesota public radio equipment grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017665Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 1169 Senjem; Ingebrigtsen; Ruud; Eaton; Cohen
HF 1941 Anselmo
Revisor No.: 17-2535
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Minnesota Public Radio appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017669Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See HF707, Art. 4, Sec. 2 Sub. 6(c)


SF 1188 Cohen; Kent; Pappas
HF 856 Pinto
Revisor No.: 17-1040
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Ramsey county regional railroad authority Riverview Corridor transitway grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017672Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1261 Latz; Schoen; Hayden; Cohen; Dziedzic
HF 1669 Pinto
Revisor No.: 17-1574
Topic: Firearms and Weapons
Short Description: Firearm transfers criminal background checks requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017698Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 1342 Cohen
HF 1637 Pinto
Revisor No.: 17-2955
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: St. Paul Ford site tax increment financing (TIF) redevelopment district modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017759Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Taxes
See HF4


SF 1343 Cohen
HF 377 Thissen
Revisor No.: 17-1617
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Franchise renewal provisions modifications and disclaimers of violations prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017759Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 1448 Cohen
HF 1766 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 17-3315
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Science museum of Minnesota grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017785Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See HF707, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Sub. 6(h)


SF 1486 Ruud; Ingebrigtsen; Cohen; Rosen; Sparks
HF 1568 Hoppe
Revisor No.: 17-2659
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: RIM/conservation reserve enhancement program bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017792Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Capital Investment
03/01/2017932Author added Sparks


SF 1497 Westrom; Senjem; Cohen; Dziedzic; Tomassoni
HF 1535 Fabian
Revisor No.: 17-2401
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Workforce and affordable housing program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017793Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
03/02/2017996Author added Tomassoni
03/07/20171131Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Taxes


SF 1562 Kent; Hoffman; Latz; Cohen
HF 1501 Youakim
Revisor No.: 17-3392
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: High school and higher education student journalists press and speech rights clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017805Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 1603 Klein; Rosen; Cohen
HF 1934 Dehn, R.
Revisor No.: 17-3704
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Minnesota sports facilities authority (MSFA) to provide suites to charitable organizations for NFL events requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017921Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 1684 Housley; Cohen; Latz; Limmer; Anderson, P.
HF 1802 Christensen
Revisor No.: 17-3600
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: Supplemental nonprofit security grant program establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2017986Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/27/20171966Author added Anderson, P.
See SF803, Art. 1, Sec. 11, Sub.2(d)


SF 1744 Cohen; Pappas; Hawj; Senjem; Wiger
HF 784 Hausman
Revisor No.: 17-2447
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul port authority Minnesota Museum of American Art improvements grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171060Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1765 Nelson; Cohen
Revisor No.: 17-3685
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Perpich Center for Arts Education appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171063Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF718


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 1898 Pratt; Cohen
HF 1164 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-2816
Topic: Appropriations
Short Description: Minnesota Center for the Book programming grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171181Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 1901 Cohen
HF 2493 Mahoney
Revisor No.: 17-3925
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Minor league baseball players minimum wage and overtime requirements exemption
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171181Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 1929 Cohen; Dziedzic
HF 1808 Murphy, E.
Revisor No.: 17-3519
Topic: Arts
Short Description: Art map software application appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171186Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1984 Cohen; Hawj; Pappas; Marty; Senjem
HF 964 Pinto
Revisor No.: 17-2029
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul Great River Passage environmental learning center grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171248Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1996 Nelson; Rosen; Cohen; Hawj; Anderson, B.
HF 2251 Dettmer
Revisor No.: 17-4007
Topic: Historic Sites and Historical Societies
Short Description: Minnesota Medal of Honor commemorative memorial appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171250Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See HF707, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Sub. 6(p)


SF 1998 Cohen
HF 1954 Lesch
Revisor No.: 17-2885
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul local lodging tax rate increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171250Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1999 Cohen; Pappas
Revisor No.: 17-2677
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: St. Paul RiverCentre parking ramp bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171251Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2052 Cohen
Revisor No.: 17-4103
Topic: Redistricting
Short Description: Redistricting commission establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/20171365Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 2179 Housley; Ruud; Cohen
HF 2508 Fenton
Revisor No.: 17-4216
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Film production individual income tax refundable credit authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/20/20171576Introduction and first reading 
03/20/2017Referred to Taxes