2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

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MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Benson
Chief Author List
Wednesday, June 28, 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


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


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


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


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 SF718


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, Subd. 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