2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

Room 110, STATE CAPITOL, 651.296.5560
MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Sparks
Chief Author List
Friday, May 25, 2018


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 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 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 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 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 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 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 2361 Sparks; Dziedzic; Relph; Jensen
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 2624 Sparks; Senjem; Miller; Ruud; Eken
HF 2892 Poppe
Revisor No.: 18-5197
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Austin regional public television station grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186186Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2634 Sparks
HF 3042 Poppe
Revisor No.: 18-5316
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Port authorities majority vote requirement to approve real property sales and transfers
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/26/20186188Introduction and first reading 
02/26/2018Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 2829 Sparks
HF 3331 Poppe
Revisor No.: 18-6200
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Agricultural drain tiles sales tax exemption
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186235Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 2850 Sparks
HF 2896 Poppe
Revisor No.: 18-5590
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Farm families and business operators statewide mental health counseling support and additional farm advocate services appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186238Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 2851 Sparks
HF 3050 Sundin
Revisor No.: 18-5585
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Rural finance authority bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186238Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2854 Sparks; Weber
HF 3052 Davids
Revisor No.: 18-5495
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Minnesota association of county feedlot officers online training curriculum development appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/20186239Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2018Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
03/08/20186372Withdrawn and re-referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 3069 Sparks
HF 3646 Poppe
Revisor No.: 18-6475
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Nonprofit conservation clubs sales and use tax exemption authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186357Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 3070 Sparks
HF 3560 Poppe
Revisor No.: 18-6644
Topic: Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU)
Short Description: Riverland community college higher education asset preservation (HEAPR) bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20186357Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3346 Sparks
HF 3767 Poppe
Revisor No.: 18-6894
Topic: Motor Vehicles-Registration, Licensing, and Taxation
Short Description: Deputy registrar MNLARS technology reimbursement grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20186493Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2018Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 3347 Sparks
HF 3742 Poppe
Revisor No.: 18-6872
Topic: Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, and Streams
Short Description: Cedar river watershed district bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20186493Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2018Referred to Capital Investment


SF 3348 Sparks
HF 3787 Poppe
Revisor No.: 18-6902
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Austin state fire aid penalty forgiveness
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/14/20186493Introduction and first reading 
03/14/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 3513 Sparks; Weber; Hawj
HF 3929 Gunther
Revisor No.: 18-7044
Topic: Economic Development
Short Description: Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, and Neighborhood Development Center economic development programs appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/19/20186772Introduction and first reading 
03/19/2018Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 3812 Sparks
Revisor No.: 18-6812
Topic: Taxation-Sales and Use
Short Description: Sales and property tax exemptions for medical care facilities in underserved areas
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20186984Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 3815 Sparks
HF 4232 Kiel
Revisor No.: 18-6604
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Job training incentive program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20186984Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2018Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 3816 Sparks
HF 3967 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 18-6605
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Workforce housing development program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/26/20186985Introduction and first reading 
03/26/2018Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 3854 Sparks
HF 4212 Poppe
Revisor No.: 18-7432
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Small winery excise tax credit modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/29/20187119Introduction and first reading 
03/29/2018Referred to Taxes


SF 3881 Sparks
HF 4277 Poppe
Revisor No.: 18-6840
Topic: Consumer Protection
Short Description: Consumer credit reports and security freezes provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/29/20187123Introduction and first reading 
03/29/2018Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 3993 Sparks; Abeler; Eken; Hoffman
HF 3288 Bennett
Revisor No.: 18-6370
Topic: Hospitals and Health Care Facilities
Short Description: Essential health service hospital discontinuance or transfer requirements establishment for public interest review
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/16/20187305Introduction and first reading 
04/16/2018Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 4018 Sparks
HF 4238 Bennett
Revisor No.: 18-7404
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: Special education joint powers district formation statutory definition and authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/19/20187740Introduction and first reading 
04/19/2018Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 4022 Sparks
HF 4444 Poppe
Revisor No.: 18-7684
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Shooting Star trail completion bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/23/20187879Introduction and first reading 
04/23/2018Referred to Capital Investment


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


SR 192 Sparks
Revisor No.: 18-7321
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution congratulating the Lyle-Pacelli High School girls basketball team on winning the 2018 State High School Class A girls basketball championship
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/21/20186878Introduction 
03/21/20186878Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 253 Sparks
Revisor No.: 18-7805
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution honoring the Nation of Patriots
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/09/20188799Introduction 
05/09/20188799Referred to Rules and Administration