2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

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MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Benson
Chief Author List
Sunday, August 20, 2017


SF 1 Benson; Dahms
HF 1 Hoppe
Revisor No.: 17-1270
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Health insurance premium assistance temporary payment program; health maintenance organizations (HMO) requirements and health insurance modifications; agricultural cooperative health plan authorization; tax provision modification; transition of care coverage for 2017; reporting requirements; funds transfer; appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/05/201737Introduction and first reading 
01/05/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
01/11/201778aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
01/11/2017107aComm report: To pass as amended 
01/11/2017108Second reading 
01/12/2017117Special Order 
01/12/2017122Third reading 
01/12/2017122Motion did not prevail To refer to Taxes
01/12/2017123Bill passed 
01/23/2017370Returned from House with amendment 
01/23/2017371Senate not concur, conference committee of 5 requested 
01/23/2017385Senate conferees Benson; Abeler; Dahms; Jensen; Franzen
01/23/2017House conferees Hoppe; Davids; Dean M.; Fabian; Halverson
01/26/2017406cConference committee report 
01/26/2017423Motion to reject CC report, did not prevail 
01/26/2017Senate adopted CC report and repassed bill 
01/26/2017424Third reading 
01/30/2017428House adopted SCC report and repassed bill 
Presentment date 01/26/17
01/30/2017428Governor's action Approval 01/26/17
01/30/2017428Secretary of State Chapter 2 01/26/17
Effective date Various Dates
See also First Special Session, SF2, Art. 5, Sec. 8-9


SF 55 Benson
HF 83 Scott
Revisor No.: 17-1460
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Health insurance premium assistance eligibility verification; health plan rate data classification as public data; state reinsurance program establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/09/201758Introduction and first reading 
01/09/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
01/11/201762aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance


SF 56 Benson
Revisor No.: 17-1455
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Health insurance premium assistance temporary payment program; health maintenance organizations (HMO) requirements and health insurance modifications; reporting requirements; county-based purchasing plan demonstration project establishment; state reinsurance program authorization; appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/09/201759Introduction and first reading 
01/09/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
01/11/201769aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance


SF 57 Benson; Housley; Newman; Senjem
HF 117 Dettmer
Revisor No.: 17-1178
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: I-35W and Lake drive interchange improvement and west Freeway drive realignment bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/09/201759Introduction and first reading 
01/09/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 3


SF 601 Benson
Revisor No.: 17-2423
Topic: Metropolitan Area
Short Description: Metropolitan system plan reasonableness consideration prohibition elimination
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017497Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Local Government


SF 706 Benson; Newton; Kiffmeyer; Anderson, B.; Schoen
HF 806 Bliss
Revisor No.: 17-1750
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Minnesota humanities center appropriation for humanities programs and the Veterans' Voices program
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017526Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See HF707, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Sub. 8


SF 799 Benson; Abeler
HF 943 Dean, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1082
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: MNsure and health department Interagency agreement and intra-agency transfer provisions modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017554Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
02/27/2017777Comm report: To pass and re-referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/13/20171284Comm report: To pass 
03/13/20171359Second reading 
03/27/20171966Author added Abeler
04/20/20173284Special Order 
04/20/20173284Third reading Passed 
05/04/20173368Returned from House with amendment 
05/04/20173368Senate not concur, conference committee of 5 requested 
05/16/20175290Senate conferees Benson; Abeler; Housley; Utke; Lourey
05/18/20175390House conferees Dean, M.; Schomacker; Albright; Kiel; Schultz
See SF800


SF 800 Benson; Abeler
HF 945 Dean, M.
Revisor No.: 17-2622
Topic: Omnibus Bills
Short Description: Omnibus health human services bill
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017554Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/27/20171966Author added Abeler
03/28/20172190aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
03/29/20172631aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/29/20172639Second reading 
04/03/20173088aSpecial Order: Amended 
04/03/20173116Third reading Passed 
04/18/20173161Returned from House with amendment 
04/18/20173162Senate not concur, conference committee of 5 requested 
04/18/20173170Senate conferees Benson; Abeler; Housley; Utke; Lourey
04/20/20173183House conferees Dean, M.; Schomacker; Albright; Kiel; Schultz
05/09/20173571cConference committee report, delete everything 
05/09/2017Senate adopted CC report and repassed bill 
05/09/20174050Third reading 
05/09/20174292House adopted SCC report and repassed bill 
Presentment date 05/09/17
Governor's action Veto 05/12/17
Secretary of State Chapter 45 05/12/17
05/15/20174524Veto message laid on table 
See First Special Session, SF2


SF 801 Benson; Abeler
HF 944 Dean, M.
Revisor No.: 17-2621
Topic: Food and Nutrition
Short Description: Terminology correction change from food support and food stamps to supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP)
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017555Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
03/14/20171432Comm report: To pass 
03/14/20171458Second reading 
03/27/20171966Author added Abeler


SF 931 Benson; Hall
HF 1117 Bahr, C.
Revisor No.: 17-2905
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Oak Grove land designation as rural residential for comprehensive plan update purposes
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017588Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Local Government
See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 126


SF 975 Benson
HF 1305 Bahr, C.
Revisor No.: 17-3068
Topic: Metropolitan Area
Short Description: Metropolitan council members communication with elected officials in their respective district requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017604Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Local Government


SF 981 Benson; Lourey
HF 1261 Dean, M.
Revisor No.: 17-2983
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Hospital rate and reimbursement and dental services administration for medical assistance (MA) recipients provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017604Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 4, Sec. 7-9, 14, 49


SF 998 Benson; Franzen
HF 1703 Barr, R.
Revisor No.: 17-2759
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Public health nurse home visits medical assistance (MA) reimbursement rate increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017608Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 4, Sec. 53
See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3(l)


SF 1002 Benson
HF 920 Theis
Revisor No.: 17-2091
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Housing with services establishments exemption from department of health lodging licensing requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017608Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 10, Sec. 74


SF 1165 Benson; Hayden; Relph; Lourey; Abeler
HF 1453 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 17-1907
Topic: Children and Families
Short Description: Minnesota family investment program (MFIP) income exclusions modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017668Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 1232 Benson; Hall
HF 1197 Johnson, B.
Revisor No.: 17-1302
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Election candidate requirement to file petition in certain circumstances authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017693Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 1233 Benson; Pratt; Newman
HF 1278 Johnson, B.
Revisor No.: 17-2777
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Comments on driving decal on school buses requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017693Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1234 Benson; Housley; Senjem; Newman
HF 462 Dettmer
Revisor No.: 17-1667
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Anoka county highway and street improvements at I-35 and trunk highway #97 bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017693Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 3


SF 1267 Benson; Osmek; Hall
HF 201 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 17-1023
Topic: Metropolitan Area
Short Description: Thrive MSP 2040 metropolitan development guide legislative approval requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017699Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Local Government


SF 1268 Benson; Abeler
HF 2070 Dean, M.
Revisor No.: 17-3096
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Medical cannabis health commissioner authority to add qualifying medical conditions or delivery forms removal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017699Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 1335 Benson; Lourey
HF 1559 Dean, M.
Revisor No.: 17-3508
Topic: Hospitals and Health Care Facilities
Short Description: Hospital rate and reimbursement provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017758Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 4, Sec. 7-9, 11-14, 49


SF 1367 Benson
HF 1428 Daudt
Revisor No.: 17-3264
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Court-placed students nonresident tuition rate clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017763Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to E-12 Policy
03/15/20171483Comm report: To pass and re-referred to E-12 Finance
See First Special Session, HF2, Art. 3, Sec. 3


SF 1372 Benson; Abeler
HF 1571 Dean, M.
Revisor No.: 17-3290
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Long-term care services and supports study statutory changes; long-term care services gaps analysis appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017764Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Aging and Long-Term Care Policy
03/08/20171192Withdrawn and re-referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/20/20171553aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
03/27/20171966Author added Abeler
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 18, Sec. 2, Sub. 27, Sec. 11


SF 1408 Benson
HF 2027 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-3368
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Medical care deductibles income tax subtraction authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017779Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1472 Benson
Revisor No.: 17-3412
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Nonprofit health care entity conversions attorney general review and approval provisions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017789Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/09/20171254Withdrawn and re-referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/14/20171423aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/15/20171476aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/15/2017Joint rule 2.03, referred to Rules and Administration
03/23/20171672Comm report: Adopt previous comm report Joint rule 2.03 Suspended


SF 1483 Benson
HF 628 Bahr, C.
Revisor No.: 17-2174
Topic: Metropolitan Area
Short Description: Metropolitan Land Planning Act reasonableness of system statements consideration authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017791Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Local Government


SF 1492 Benson; Abeler; Eaton
HF 1739 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 17-3506
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Legislative commission on managed care creation and report requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017793Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/15/20171473aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/20/20171557aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/20/20171586Withdrawn and re-referred to Rules and Administration
03/23/20171671Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 1496 Benson; Abeler; Nelson; Marty; Hayden
HF 1712 Pierson
Revisor No.: 17-3505
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Collaborative community dental hygiene services requirements modification and dental assisting services requirements establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017793Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
03/14/20171377aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/14/20171458Second reading 
05/01/20173348HF substituted on General Orders HF1712


SF 1605 Benson; Hoffman
HF 1788 Miller
Revisor No.: 17-3694
Topic: Resolutions
Short Description: Resolution recognizing pornography as a public health hazard leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms and memorializing Congress to recognize this hazard and address pornography at a national level
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017922Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 1622 Benson; Gazelka
HF 426 Gruenhagen
Revisor No.: 17-1509
Topic: Insurance-Health
Short Description: Unified personal health premium accounts administration establishment; small employer market availability of coverage provisions modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017924Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 1623 Benson; Gazelka; Chamberlain; Dahms
HF 2064 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-3369
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Health insurance premium payment income tax subtraction authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017925Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1786 Benson
HF 2123 Albright
Revisor No.: 17-3920
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Minnesota eligibility system relating to county human services purposes appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171067Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 1928 Benson
HF 120 Dean, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1262
Topic: Drugs and Medicine
Short Description: Medical cannabis health commissioner authority to add qualifying medical conditions or delivery forms removal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171185Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 1963 Benson
HF 2195 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-4008
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Health insurance coverages provisions modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171191Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
03/09/20171278aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 5, Sec. 2, 4-7


SF 2062 Benson
HF 2323 Dean, M.
Revisor No.: 17-4109
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: MinnesotaCare repeal
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/20171366Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 2125 Benson
HF 2131 Drazkowski
Revisor No.: 17-3886
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Audits of department of human services (DHS) priority by the legislative auditor establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20171487Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 4, Sec. 1


SF 2126 Benson
HF 2222 Drazkowski
Revisor No.: 17-4015
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: MNsure, medical assistance (MA) and MinnesotaCare eligibility determinations improved oversight requirement; special revenue account for savings establishment; long-term care provider rate increases savings use requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/15/20171487Introduction and first reading 
03/15/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 2304 Benson; Abeler
HF 2463 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 17-4267
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Medical cannabis manufacturers penalties imposition by commissioner of health
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/03/20173055Introduction and first reading 
04/03/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 10, Sec. 123, 127


SF 2318 Benson
HF 156 Gruenhagen
Revisor No.: 17-0659
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Charity health services income tax deduction authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/18/20173167Introduction and first reading 
04/18/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 2423 Benson
HF 2676 Dean, M.
Revisor No.: 17-4641
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Public health response contingency account creation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/21/20175449Introduction and first reading 
05/21/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 10, Sec. 62


SR 119 Benson
Revisor No.: 17-4707
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution recognizing May 7-13, 2017, as the Week of the Family Child Care Provider
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/22/20175983Introduction 
05/22/20175983Referred to Rules and Administration