2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

Room 110, STATE CAPITOL, 651.296.5560
MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Sparks
Chief and Co-Author List
Thursday, December 14, 2017


SF 26 Sparks
HF 11 Poppe
Revisor No.: 17-0878
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Austin fire state aid alternative allocation permission
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201742Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
See SF545, Art. 15, Sec. 27


SF 77 Kiffmeyer; Osmek; Koran; Newman; Sparks
HF 122 Nash
Revisor No.: 17-0734
Topic: Motor Vehicles-Registration, Licensing, and Taxation
Short Description: Motorcycle insurance coverage rate reduction requirement; "Start Seeing Motorcycles" motor vehicle and motorcycle license plates issuance; motorcycle safety fund general fund credit removal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/11/2017102Introduction and first reading 
01/11/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 37, 74


SF 122 Nelson; Torres Ray; Laine; Frentz; Sparks
HF 168 Fenton
Revisor No.: 17-1077
Topic: Resolutions
Short Description: Resolution expressing concern over persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned, forced organ harvesting from nonconsenting prisoners of conscience, primarily from Falun Gong practitioners imprisoned for their spiritual beliefs, and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups in the People's Republic of China
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/12/2017116Introduction and first reading 
01/12/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
01/30/2017453Author added Laine
02/09/2017562Author added Frentz
02/22/2017710Author added Sparks


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
See SF1937, Art. 10, Sec. 10-12
See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 6-7


SF 234 Simonson; Tomassoni; Eken; Frentz; Sparks
HF 841 Sandstede
Revisor No.: 17-1795
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Broadband grant program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017364Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 253 Sparks; Senjem; Rosen; Rest
HF 446 Bennett
Revisor No.: 17-0935
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Albert Lea Shell Rock River watershed district sales tax authority modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017372Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 5, Sec. 12-13


SF 271 Sparks
HF 596 Poppe
Revisor No.: 17-1860
Topic: Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, and Streams
Short Description: Austin Ramsey Mill pond bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017375Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 272 Sparks
HF 595 Poppe
Revisor No.: 17-1861
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Austin waterways restoration bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017375Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 273 Sparks
HF 594 Poppe
Revisor No.: 17-1857
Topic: Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, and Streams
Short Description: Cedar river watershed district bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017375Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 274 Sparks
HF 1915 Bennett
Revisor No.: 17-1856
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Albert Lea Blazing Star Landing project bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017375Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 275 Sparks
HF 1297 Bennett
Revisor No.: 17-1859
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Albert Lea public sewer and water infrastructure bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017375Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 276 Sparks
HF 1296 Bennett
Revisor No.: 17-1855
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Blazing Star trail bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017375Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 277 Sparks
HF 1212 Bennett
Revisor No.: 17-1862
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Riverland community college trade and industrial education center bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017376Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 278 Sparks
HF 1914 Bennett
Revisor No.: 17-1858
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Freeborn county regional trail connection bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017376Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 292 Ruud; Ingebrigtsen; Lang; Sparks; Mathews
HF 238 Nash
Revisor No.: 17-1530
Topic: Firearms and Weapons
Short Description: Defense of Dwelling and Person Act of 2017
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017378Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
01/30/2017453Author added Mathews


SF 293 Dahms; Weber; Sparks; Lang
HF 461 Swedzinski
Revisor No.: 17-1499
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Marshall Minnesota Emergency Response and Industrial Training (MERIT) center construction grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017378Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 294 Dahms; Lang; Weber; Sparks; Senjem
HF 413 Torkelson
Revisor No.: 17-1494
Topic: Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, and Streams
Short Description: Lake Redwood reclamation and enhancement project bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017378Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 298 Housley; Sparks
HF 318 Anderson, S.
Revisor No.: 17-1336
Topic: Liquor
Short Description: Malt liquor shipments into state excise tax exemption
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017379Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 304 Miller; Senjem; Sparks; Nelson
HF 193 Pelowski
Revisor No.: 17-1529
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Winona state university education village project phase 2 bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017380Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub. 8


SF 320 Clausen; Sparks
Revisor No.: 17-1408
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Third party automobile property damage claims standards extension
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017383Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 348 Dahms; Tomassoni; Ingebrigtsen; Weber; Sparks
HF 398 Torkelson
Revisor No.: 17-1850
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Area II Minnesota River basin projects floodplain management grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017392Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
See SF723, Art. 1
See SF844, Art. 1, Sec. 4(j)


SF 353 Dziedzic; Pappas; Sparks; Senjem; Champion
HF 1425 Omar
Revisor No.: 17-1614
Topic: 
Short Description: Minneapolis Cedar cultural center renovation Hennepin county grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017392Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 357 Frentz; Sparks; Westrom
HF 259 Johnson, C.
Revisor No.: 17-1671
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Tractor rollover protection grant cost-share requirement elimination and eligible protection structures standards modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017393Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
02/02/2017500Author added Sparks
02/06/2017532Author added Westrom
02/06/2017Withdrawn and re-referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
02/16/2017618aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
See HF1545, Art. 2, Sec. 5


SF 369 Housley; Sparks; Dahms; Koran; Gazelka
HF 805 Baker
Revisor No.: 17-1224
Topic: 
Short Description: Water conditioning installation requirements modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017395Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
02/22/2017747aComm report: To pass as amended 
02/22/2017752Second reading 
6107Rule 47, returned to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF1937, Art. 2, Sec. 8-14
See SF1456, Art. 2, Sec. 8-14


SF 411 Weber; Senjem; Dahms; Sparks; Eken
HF 527 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 17-1837
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Wind energy production tax modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017402Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 532 Latz; Clausen; Hoffman; Dibble; Sparks
HF 435 Youakim
Revisor No.: 17-0545
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Telephone services automatic renewal cancellation notice requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017486Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 540 Lang; Sparks; Chamberlain; Rest; Draheim
HF 615 Anderson, S.
Revisor No.: 17-1646
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Federal section 179 allowances income and corporate franchise tax conformance
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017487Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 549 Sparks
HF 650 Gunther
Revisor No.: 17-0842
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Innovative business development public infrastructure grants bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017489Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 20, Sub. 5


SF 558 Cwodzinski; Tomassoni; Clausen; Sparks; Lourey
HF 1684 Sandstede
Revisor No.: 17-2258
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School readiness programs appropriations increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017490Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 561 Osmek; Senjem; Hoffman; Sparks; Hall
HF 739 O'Neill
Revisor No.: 17-0581
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Small wireless facilities collocation authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017491Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
03/06/20171013aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Local Government
See SF1456, Art. 9


SF 628 Rosen; Nelson; Sparks; Anderson, P.
HF 850 Gunther
Revisor No.: 17-1880
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Out-of-state teachers licensing requirements establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017513Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 638 Ingebrigtsen; Limmer; Sparks; Champion; Housley
HF 740 Vogel
Revisor No.: 17-1958
Topic: Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Motor vehicle franchise successor agreements; vehicle manufacturers, distributors and factory branches unfair practices establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017515Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/15/20171493aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/20/20171575Comm report: To pass 
03/20/20171575Second reading 
05/10/20174297HF substituted on General Orders HF740


SF 660 Ingebrigtsen; Senjem; Sparks
HF 968 Nornes
Revisor No.: 17-2087
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Shooting facilities clay targets purchased by hunting clubs and retailers sales and use tax exemption
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017519Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Taxes
02/13/2017592Author added Sparks
02/15/2017613Author added Pratt


SF 682 Dahms; Newman; Sparks; Senjem
HF 480 Torkelson
Revisor No.: 17-2089
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Minnesota Valley regional rail authority grant for Winthrop and Hanley Falls track rehabilitation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017522Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 683 Dahms; Weber; Johnson; Draheim; Sparks
HF 1028 Anderson, P.
Revisor No.: 17-2233
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Agricultural utilization research institute (AURI) appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017523Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 684 Dahms; Eken; Sparks; Westrom; Jasinski
HF 642 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 17-1165
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Water infrastructure program bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017523Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 21, Sub. 3-4; Art. 2, Sec. 15-16


SF 710 Schoen; Gazelka; Sparks; Dahms
HF 909 Loonan
Revisor No.: 17-2381
Topic: Insurance-Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Auto theft prevention funds redirection from general fund to insurance fraud prevention account
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017527Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
See SF1937, Art. 8, Sec. 1-2, 4
See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 1, 4, 10


SF 784 Utke; Eken; Sparks; Simonson
HF 1018 Rarick
Revisor No.: 17-1277
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Economic development grant programs eligibility requirements modification and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017552Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 785 Goggin; Johnson; Eken; Weber; Sparks
HF 1020 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 17-0654
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Workforce housing tax credit authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017552Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 804 Dziedzic; Hayden; Abeler; Sparks
HF 531 Thissen
Revisor No.: 17-1924
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Minneapolis People's Center health services clinic grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017555Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
03/02/2017949aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 17, Sub. 10


SF 851 Senjem; Ingebrigtsen; Carlson; Sparks; Ruud
HF 1116 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 17-2310
Topic: Motor Vehicles-Registration, Licensing, and Taxation
Short Description: Snowmobile registration issuing fees modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017574Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
See SF723, Art. 2
See SF844, Art. 2, Sec. 7


SF 879 Utke; Dahms; Sparks
HF 1046 Loonan
Revisor No.: 17-2641
Topic: Associations and Societies
Short Description: Minnesota Joint Underwriting Association liquor liability and medical malpractice coverage authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017579Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/02/2017934Comm report: To pass 
03/02/2017980Second reading 
03/06/20171082General Orders: Stricken and re-referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/08/20171158aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/08/20171180Second reading 
04/27/20173340Special Order 
04/27/20173340Third reading Passed 
05/09/20173409Returned from House 
Presentment date 05/09/17
05/15/20174516Governor's action Approval 05/11/17
05/15/20174525Secretary of State Chapter 34 05/11/17
Effective date 08/01/17


SF 888 Housley; Rest; Ruud; Sparks; Limmer
HF 1234 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-2527
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: First-time home buyer savings account program establishment and account creation, income tax subtraction authorization and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017580Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Taxes
03/14/20171431Comm report: To pass and re-referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/15/20171470Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Taxes
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 1, Sec. 6, 9, 13, 36-41
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 1, Sec. 14, Sub. 14


SF 901 Weber; Sparks; Ruud; Ingebrigtsen; Rosen
HF 1026 Gunther
Revisor No.: 17-2548
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Farmer-Neighbor Mediation Act; agricultural operations nuisance liability protection modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017583Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
03/01/2017813aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
See also SF1015


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 993 Weber; Rosen; Dahms; Eken; Sparks
HF 983 Anderson, P.
Revisor No.: 17-2560
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Livestock feeders lien to eligibility clarification; livestock production input lien and temporary livestock production input lien elimination
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017607Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy


SF 1014 Dahms; Weber; Sparks
HF 673 Anderson, P.
Revisor No.: 17-2350
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Minnesota agriculture education leadership council expiration date repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017610Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
02/22/2017721Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 1024 Weber; Sparks; Johnson; Eken; Ruud
HF 1370 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 17-2848
Topic: Food and Nutrition
Short Description: Good food access account money transfer from general fund authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017612Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 1062 Sparks
HF 2098 Bennett
Revisor No.: 17-2913
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Blooming Prairie wastewater infrastructure bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017634Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1063 Westrom; Gazelka; Sparks; Kiffmeyer; Eken
HF 1358 Baker
Revisor No.: 17-2586
Topic: Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Special overweight permits for hauling construction materials authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017634Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 72


SF 1069 Pratt; Newton; Sparks
Revisor No.: 17-3218
Topic: Taxation-Gambling
Short Description: Lawful gambling combined net receipts tax calculation modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017636Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Taxes
02/22/2017710Author added Newton
03/29/20172600Author added Sparks


SF 1072 Pratt; Latz; Sparks; Limmer; Dahms
HF 1294 Loonan
Revisor No.: 17-2962
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Sales representatives termination regulation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017636Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/02/2017935Comm report: To pass 
03/02/2017980Second reading 
04/27/20173329HF substituted on General Orders HF1294


SF 1074 Hayden; Dahms; Sparks; Anderson, P.; Utke
HF 1328 Vogel
Revisor No.: 17-2538
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Prepare and Prosper grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017636Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/09/20171254Withdrawn and re-referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
See SF1937, Art. 1, Sec. 4, Sub. 5(c)
See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 7, Sub. 2(a)
See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 7, Sub. 2(a)


SF 1088 Pratt; Dahms; Sparks; Mathews
HF 1377 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 17-3075
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Consumer protection stakeholder group relating to residential PACE financing establishment; residential PACE financing authorization suspension authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017639Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
03/08/20171160aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/13/20171302aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/13/20171359Second reading 
03/14/20171462General Orders: Stricken and re-referred to Finance
See SF1824
See SF1937, Art. 10, Sec. 31, 42
See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 27


SF 1093 Ruud; Weber; Sparks; Rosen; Ingebrigtsen
HF 1293 Fabian
Revisor No.: 17-0472
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Open air swine basins ban extension
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017640Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
03/14/20171435Comm report: To pass 
03/14/20171458Second reading 
03/14/20171462Author stricken Goggin
03/14/2017Author added Ingebrigtsen
6107Rule 47, returned to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF865
See SF723, Art. 2
See SF844, Art. 2, Sec. 134


SF 1106 Utke; Sparks
HF 212 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-1208
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Individual health plans issuers commissions payment regulation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017642Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/02/2017935Comm report: To pass 
03/02/2017980Second reading 
03/07/20171127HF substituted on General Orders HF212


SF 1119 Newton; Kent; Sparks
Revisor No.: 17-2852
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Automobile insurance underwriting restriction
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017660Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 1126 Draheim; Dziedzic; Eichorn; Dahms; Sparks
HF 1287 Kiel
Revisor No.: 17-2956
Topic: Food and Nutrition
Short Description: Farm-to-foodshelf program establishment, Second Harvest Heartland grant and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017661Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
See HF1545, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 5(j)


SF 1132 Abeler; Dziedzic; Sparks; Jensen
HF 1295 Bennett
Revisor No.: 17-2338
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Firefighters cancer registry and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017662Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/09/20171254Author added Jensen


SF 1140 Lang; Draheim; Sparks
HF 571 Swedzinski
Revisor No.: 17-1761
Topic: Plants, Seeds, and Nurseries
Short Description: Noxious weed grant program implementation and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017664Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
See HF1545, Art. 1, Sec. 2(c)


SF 1155 Dahms; Lang; Sparks
HF 1368 Swedzinski
Revisor No.: 17-2920
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Heating oil vendor responsibility for heating oil spills inside residential locations under the petroleum tank release cleanup act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017666Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
03/01/2017821aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/06/20171082Withdrawn and re-referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF865
See SF723, Art. 2
See SF844, Art. 2, Sec. 129


SF 1166 Eichorn; Sparks; Pratt; Little
HF 1290 Erickson
Revisor No.: 17-2020
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Income tax education-related expenses definition expansion to include broadband subscription expenses
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017668Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1168 Johnson; Weber; Lang; Sparks; Senjem
HF 1178 Anderson, P.
Revisor No.: 17-2881
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Tax increment financing (TIF) workforce housing projects authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017668Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/07/20171147Withdrawn and re-referred to Taxes
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 6, Sec. 1-4


SF 1195 Ingebrigtsen; Tomassoni; Sparks; Eichorn
HF 1504 Nash
Revisor No.: 17-2313
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Consumer Choice Act; plastic and paper bags local government bans or taxation prohibition; plastic bag recycling pilot project appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017673Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Local Government
03/01/2017895aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
See SF723, Art. 2
See SF1937, Art. 8, Sec. 8
See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 14


SF 1196 Limmer; Sparks; Tomassoni; Johnson; Hall
HF 985 Fabian
Revisor No.: 17-2653
Topic: Real Estate
Short Description: Real property owners duty to trespassers specification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017673Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/14/20171431aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/14/20171458Second reading 
05/04/20173374HF substituted on General Orders HF985


SF 1215 Koran; Weber; Westrom; Sparks; Johnson
HF 876 Kiel
Revisor No.: 17-2011
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Manufactured home park redevelopment program modification and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017676Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
See SF1937, Art. 11, Sec. 5
See SF1456, Art. 11, Sec. 5


SF 1220 Weber; Rosen; Sparks
HF 1039 Anderson, P.
Revisor No.: 17-2559
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Ethanol blending on premises authorization; motor fuel marketing and franchise agreements not allowing ethanol blending prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017678Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/02/2017934Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy


SF 1223 Pratt; Sparks; Anderson, P.
HF 444 Loon
Revisor No.: 17-1037
Topic: Investments and Securities
Short Description: MNvest registration exemption modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017678Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/08/2017HF substituted in committee HF444


SF 1224 Mathews; Housley; Dahms; Sparks; Hall
HF 1242 Swedzinski
Revisor No.: 17-1764
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Proposed ordinances affecting business licenses notice requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017679Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Local Government
03/15/20171466aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/15/20171485Second reading 
05/08/20173393HF substituted on General Orders HF1242


SF 1243 Limmer; Dahms; Utke; Sparks; Pappas
HF 1397 Hoppe
Revisor No.: 17-3277
Topic: Insurance
Short Description: Persons furthering terrorism life insurance beneficiaries payment limitation establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017695Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/09/20171196aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/09/20171244Second reading 
04/27/20173329HF substituted on General Orders HF1397


SF 1277 Weber; Sparks; Lang; Jasinski
HF 1257 Anderson, P.
Revisor No.: 17-2656
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Wholesale and retail liquid motor fuel equipment grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017700Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 1293 Utke; Sparks
HF 1366 Albright
Revisor No.: 17-0456
Topic: Workers Compensation
Short Description: Workers compensation provisions modifications; workers compensation advisory council recommendations and department of labor and industry (DLI) proposals adoption; forbearance of accounts owed to a special compensation fund authorization; intervention procedures modification; rulemaking authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017704Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/06/20171080Author added Sparks
03/07/20171128aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/09/20171268aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
04/24/20173291aComm report: To pass as amended 
04/24/20173294Second reading 
05/01/20173353aSpecial Order: Amended 
05/01/20173355Third reading Passed 
See SF1456, Art. 3-5


SF 1297 Lang; Frentz; Dahms; Sparks; Dziedzic
HF 1474 Pierson
Revisor No.: 17-3219
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Second Harvest Heartland grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017705Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
See HF1545, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 5(j)


SF 1304 Limmer; Anderson, P.; Relph; Sparks
HF 587 Barr, R.
Revisor No.: 17-1209
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Unclaimed property requirements, reports and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017706Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
See SF1937, Art, 8, Sec. 9
See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 15


SF 1324 Draheim; Jensen; Frentz; Eken; Sparks
HF 1189 Daniels
Revisor No.: 17-2928
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Large animal veterinarian loan forgiveness program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017756Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
See SF2214, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 32
See SF943, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 32


SF 1330 Johnson; Sparks; Westrom; Eken; Miller
HF 1780 Fabian
Revisor No.: 17-3286
Topic: Disasters
Short Description: Flood hazard mitigation grants bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017757Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1344 Utke; Dahms; Sparks
HF 1443 Loonan
Revisor No.: 17-3020
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Insurance fraud provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017759Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/08/20171158aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/13/20171289aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/13/20171359Second reading 
05/10/20174297HF substituted on General Orders HF1443


SF 1345 Utke; Dahms; Sparks
HF 1011 Loonan
Revisor No.: 17-2372
Topic: Insurance-Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Uninsured motorists remedies limitation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017759Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 1358 Eichorn; Johnson; Sparks; Westrom; Frentz
HF 1550 Backer
Revisor No.: 17-2329
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Municipal roads funding and funds allocation and distribution modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017761Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1370 Ruud; Ingebrigtsen; Sparks; Eichorn; Tomassoni
HF 1782 Lueck
Revisor No.: 17-3223
Topic: Fish and Fishing
Short Description: Minnow import requirements modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017763Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF865


SF 1414 Goggin; Mathews; Draheim; Eken; Sparks
HF 608 Pierson
Revisor No.: 17-1083
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Beginning farmer rentals of agricultural assets and financial management programs income tax credit authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017780Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Taxes
03/09/20171254Author added Eken
03/13/20171372Author added Sparks
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 1, Sec. 1, 16-17


SF 1445 Senjem; Anderson, P.; Sparks
HF 676 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-1682
Topic: Contracts
Short Description: Landscape application contracts exclusion addition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017785Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/15/20171467aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/15/20171485Second reading 
04/27/20173328HF substituted on General Orders HF676


SF 1473 Pratt; Sparks
HF 1764 Anderson, S.
Revisor No.: 17-0744
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Pawn transactions redemption period regulation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017789Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/08/20171157Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/09/20171255Withdrawn 
03/09/20171255Second reading 
6107Rule 47, returned to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
See SF1937, Art. 8, Sec. 5
See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 11


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
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 8, Sub. 2


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 
04/27/20173328HF substituted on General Orders HF1732


SF 1578 Jasinski; Rosen; Senjem; Sparks
HF 818 Petersburg
Revisor No.: 17-2484
Topic: Taxation-Property
Short Description: Electric generation facility property tax exemption
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017917Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session, Art. 2, Sec. 4


SF 1646 Weber; Sparks; Ingebrigtsen; Tomassoni; Ruud
Revisor No.: 17-3543
Topic: Watershed Districts
Short Description: Shell Rock River watershed district storm water water-quality credit trading pilot program agreement with the pollution control agency (PCA) and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017928Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
See SF723, Art. 1


SF 1647 Weber; Sparks; Ingebrigtsen; Tomassoni; Ruud
Revisor No.: 17-3320
Topic: Watershed Districts
Short Description: Shell Rock River watershed district storm water water-quality credit trading pilot program agreement with the pollution control agency (PCA) and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017929Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF723, Art. 1


SF 1657 Goggin; Sparks; Weber; Lang; Dziedzic
HF 2049 Kiel
Revisor No.: 17-3725
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Farm-to-school program establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2017981Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 1687 Sparks; Anderson, P.; Ruud; Nelson; Dziedzic
HF 2031 Pierson
Revisor No.: 17-2277
Topic: Forests and Trees
Short Description: Shade tree replacement grants bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2017986Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1688 Sparks; Anderson, P.; Ruud; Nelson; Dziedzic
HF 2032 Pierson
Revisor No.: 17-2278
Topic: Forests and Trees
Short Description: Shade tree replacement grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2017987Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 1706 Weber; Sparks
HF 2052 Schomacker
Revisor No.: 17-3788
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Renewable energy systems permitting provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2017990Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2017Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
See SF1937, Art. 10, Sec. 26, 32-37


SF 1742 Ruud; Senjem; Osmek; Sparks; Hoffman
HF 1665 Kresha
Revisor No.: 17-3295
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Voice-over-Internet protocol service and Internet protocol-enabled service regulation prohibition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171060Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
03/28/20172178Withdrawn and re-referred to Finance
See 1824
See SF1937, Art. 9, Sec. 1-3


SF 1788 Jasinski; Lang; Eken; Sparks; Weber
HF 1495 Miller
Revisor No.: 17-2650
Topic: Energy
Short Description: Combined heat and power and expander generator income and corporate franchise tax credit
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171067Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1789 Senjem; Westrom; Sparks; Tomassoni; Hoffman
HF 2112 Knoblach
Revisor No.: 17-1971
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Housing project bonding authority allocations authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171067Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 1809 Goggin; Draheim; Eken; Sparks
HF 2036 Poppe
Revisor No.: 17-3691
Topic: Regional and Rural Development
Short Description: Greater Minnesota community design pilot project creation and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171071Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF1937, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 2(o); Art. 3, Sec. 21
See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 2(o); Art. 6, Sec. 22


SF 1853 Jasinski; Eichorn; Sparks; Frentz
HF 1244 Petersburg
Revisor No.: 17-2396
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Driveway permit denial or revocation appeal process by transportation commissioner establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171078Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 7


SF 1872 Ruud; Newman; Sparks
HF 2119 Urdahl
Revisor No.: 17-3755
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: Emergency management disaster assistance account modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/20171142Introduction and first reading 
03/07/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/13/20171373Author added Sparks


SF 1920 Sparks; Rosen
HF 854 Poppe
Revisor No.: 17-2601
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Austin satellite federally qualified healthcare center bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171184Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2131 Sparks
HF 2425 Gunther
Revisor No.: 17-4147
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Sustainable child care in rural Minnesota grants appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20171488Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 2154 Pappas; Laine; Schoen; Klein; Sparks
HF 2384 Hausman
Revisor No.: 17-4032
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Capital investment bill
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/20171540Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See SF865
See SF723, Art. 2
See First Special Session, HF5


SF 2297 Sparks
HF 2581 Bennett
Revisor No.: 17-4392
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Economic development and housing challenge program grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/31/20173046Introduction and first reading 
03/31/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
See SF1937, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub. 2
See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 3, Sub. 2(a)


SF 2356 Housley; Hawj; Sparks; Senjem; Champion
Revisor No.: 17-4519
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Purple as official state color designation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/01/20173349Introduction and first reading 
05/01/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 2361 Sparks; Dziedzic
HF 2646 Becker-Finn
Revisor No.: 17-4494
Topic: Water and Soil Conservation
Short Description: Soil and water conservation districts provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/01/20173350Introduction and first reading 
05/01/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
05/04/20173378Author added Dziedzic


SF 2362 Rosen; Draheim; Sparks; Dahms; Weber
HF 2615 Cornish
Revisor No.: 17-4483
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Farmamerica grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/01/20173350Introduction and first reading 
05/01/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 2411 Franzen; Sparks
HF 2708 Anselmo
Revisor No.: 17-4653
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Security freeze for protected consumers authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/19/20175435Introduction and first reading 
05/19/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 2419 Westrom; Weber; Eken; Sparks; Ingebrigtsen
HF 2687 Fabian
Revisor No.: 17-4596
Topic: Water and Soil Conservation
Short Description: Public waters and public drainage system laws clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/21/20175448Introduction and first reading 
05/21/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SR 86 Sparks
Revisor No.: 17-0054
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring the Nation of Patriots
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/04/20173378Introduction 
05/04/20173378Referred to Rules and Administration