2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

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MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Westrom
Chief Author List
Thursday, December 14, 2017


SF 235 Westrom; Tomassoni; Jasinski; Koran; Limmer
HF 329 Rarick
Revisor No.: 17-1062
Topic: Public Safety and Public Safety Department (DPS)
Short Description: Fireworks manufacture, sale, and use regulation and sales revenue dedication for public safety purpose; volunteer fire assistance grant account establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017364Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 3, Sec. 1


SF 270 Westrom; Chamberlain; Lourey
HF 244 Davids
Revisor No.: 17-1423
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Township board appeals and equalization course waiver for 2016 authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017375Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Taxes
02/02/2017479aComm report: To pass as amended 
02/02/2017480Second reading 
02/06/2017510HF substituted on General Orders HF244


SF 315 Westrom
HF 284 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 17-1148
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Agriculture laboratory equipment and instruments appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017382Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
02/09/2017541Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
02/15/2017598Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Finance


SF 387 Westrom
HF 532 Anderson, P.
Revisor No.: 17-2095
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Melrose construction materials sales tax exemption authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017398Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 3, Sec. 32-33


SF 412 Westrom
HF 203 Backer
Revisor No.: 17-0867
Topic: Drainage and Ditches
Short Description: Drainage system repair procedures modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017402Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 470 Westrom
HF 567 Backer
Revisor No.: 17-1592
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Traverse county public sale of tax-forfeited land bordering public water
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2017448Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF1124, Sec. 32


SF 471 Westrom
HF 657 Backer
Revisor No.: 17-0864
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Breckenridge water treatment facility bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2017448Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 472 Westrom
HF 649 Backer
Revisor No.: 17-0866
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Morris water treatment facility bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2017448Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 473 Westrom
HF 581 Backer
Revisor No.: 17-0869
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Ortonville, Browns Valley, Redpath township, and the Bois de Sioux watershed district flood hazard mitigation grants bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2017448Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 550 Westrom; Dahms; Dziedzic; Tomassoni; Hoffman
HF 1265 Heintzeman
Revisor No.: 17-0586
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Environment and natural resources trust fund appropriation and receipt of fund money requirements modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017489Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
03/08/20171156aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
05/10/20174300aComm report: To pass as amended 
05/10/20174493Second reading 
05/11/20174510aSpecial Order: Amended 
05/11/20174510Third reading Passed 
05/18/20175424Returned from House with amendment 
05/18/20175424Senate not concur, conference committee of 3 requested 
05/18/20175427Senate conferees Westrom; Ingebrigtsen; Dziedzic
05/19/20175438House conferees Heintzeman; Lueck; Johnson, C.
05/22/20176042cConference committee report, delete everything 
05/22/20176075Laid on table 
05/22/2017Taken from table 
05/22/2017Senate adopted CC report and repassed bill 
05/22/20176076Third reading 
05/22/20176077House adopted SCC report and repassed bill 
Presentment date 05/26/17
6105Governor's action Approval 05/30/17
6106Secretary of State Chapter 96 05/30/17
Effective date Sec. 1-2 05/31/17; Sec. 3-5 07/01/17


SF 778 Westrom
Revisor No.: 17-0858
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Corridors of commerce program eligibility requirements modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017549Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 779 Westrom
HF 948 Anderson, P.
Revisor No.: 17-2399
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Glenwood railroad grade separation project bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017549Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 780 Westrom
HF 895 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 17-2422
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Omnibus agriculture and housing appropriations bill
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017549Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance
03/23/20171645aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
03/27/20171948aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/27/20171963Second reading 
03/30/20172661aSpecial Order: Amended 
03/30/20172669Third reading Passed 
04/06/20173140Returned from House with amendment 
04/06/20173140Senate not concur, conference committee of 5 requested 
04/18/20173170Senate conferees Westrom; Weber; Goggin; Lang; Eken
04/20/20173183House conferees Hamilton; Anderson, P.; Lueck; Backer; Poppe
05/09/20173414cConference committee report, delete everything 
05/09/2017Senate adopted CC report and repassed bill 
05/09/20173437Third reading 
05/09/20174051House adopted SCC report and repassed bill 
Presentment date 05/09/17
4518Governor's action Veto 05/12/17
Secretary of State Chapter 41 05/12/17
05/15/20174519Veto message laid on table 
See HF1545


SF 908 Westrom
HF 1162 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 17-1038
Topic: Housing and Housing Finance Agency (HFA)
Short Description: Workforce housing challenge grants establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017584Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance


SF 938 Westrom; Weber
HF 683 Backer
Revisor No.: 17-2131
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Public waters and public drainage systems buffer requirements deadline extension and federal or state assistance to enforce requirements
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017589Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF723, Art. 2


SF 960 Westrom
HF 761 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 17-2518
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Agricultural fertilizer research and education program and council extension
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017601Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
02/22/2017720Comm report: To pass 
02/22/2017752Second reading 
6106Rule 47, returned to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy


SF 980 Westrom; Johnson; Utke; Weber; Lang
Revisor No.: 17-2506
Topic: Telecommunications, Computers, and Information Technology
Short Description: Border-to-border broadband grant program modification and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017604Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF1937, Art, 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 8
See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 8


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 1092 Westrom; Johnson; Weber; Eken; Lang
HF 1126 Kiel
Revisor No.: 17-2631
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Restricted farm work driver's license requirements modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017640Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
03/09/20171199aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/09/20171244Second reading 
6107Rule 47, returned to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1395 Westrom; Johnson; Dahms; Eken; Miller
HF 1466 Torkelson
Revisor No.: 17-3100
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Buffers on public waters requirements modification; soil loss ordinances rulemaking clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017768Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
03/09/20171256aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/09/20171279Second reading 
6107Rule 47, returned to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
See SF723, Art. 2


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


SF 1545 Westrom
HF 1545 Hamilton
Revisor No.: 17-3533
Topic: Food and Nutrition
Short Description: Food safety and defense task force extension; animal definition modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017802Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
03/01/2017893Comm report: To pass 
03/01/2017916Second reading 
05/08/20173392HF substituted on General Orders HF1545


SF 1569 Westrom
Revisor No.: 17-2132
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Outdoor heritage and clean water fund usage for buffer easement acquisition authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017806Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1570 Westrom
Revisor No.: 17-2134
Topic: Drainage and Ditches
Short Description: Buffer requirements on public waters and public drainage systems extension
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017806Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
See SF723, Art. 2


SF 1571 Westrom
Revisor No.: 17-3450
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Conservation grants appropriation from clean water fund authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017806Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance


SF 1736 Westrom
HF 1006 Knoblach
Revisor No.: 17-2585
Topic: Agriculture and Agriculture Department
Short Description: Partition fences construction or maintenance costs landowners or occupants exemption from costs sharing requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171059Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Local Government


SF 1758 Westrom; Eken
HF 1053 Backer
Revisor No.: 17-1132
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Medical assistance (MA) services regional variance factors elimination
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171062Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 1870 Westrom
Revisor No.: 17-4010
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Highway #55 at Wilkin county road #19 turn lane and traffic light construction requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/20171142Introduction and first reading 
03/07/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1921 Westrom
Revisor No.: 17-4009
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Highway #55 and Wilkin County Road #19 intersection report requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171184Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 124, 139


SF 2160 Westrom
HF 2400 Anderson, P.
Revisor No.: 17-4126
Topic: Wetlands
Short Description: Riparian-buffer compensation program establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/20171542Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing 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