2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

Room 110, STATE CAPITOL, 651.296.5560
MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Newton
Chief and Co-Author List
Wednesday, December 13, 2017


SF 34 Hoffman; Dahms; Newton; Ruud; Abeler
HF 169 Uglem
Revisor No.: 17-1222
Topic: Lakes, Ponds, Rivers, and Streams
Short Description: Champlin mill pond restoration bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/09/201753Introduction and first reading 
01/09/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 6, Sub. 7


SF 71 Clausen; Anderson, B.; Newton; Hoffman; Little
HF 51 Johnson, S.
Revisor No.: 17-0943
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Disabled veterans homestead property tax exclusion modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/11/2017101Introduction and first reading 
01/11/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
02/06/2017509Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Taxes
02/06/2017531Author added Little


SF 75 Clausen; Newton; Hoffman
HF 17 Johnson, S.
Revisor No.: 17-0944
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Disabled veterans motor vehicle registration tax exemption
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/11/2017102Introduction and first reading 
01/11/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 76 Clausen; Anderson, B.; Newton; Hoffman
HF 16 Johnson, S.
Revisor No.: 17-0942
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Past military service income tax credit exemption increase and expansion
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/11/2017102Introduction and first reading 
01/11/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
03/06/20171011Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Taxes


SF 90 Anderson, B.; Newton; Bakk; Gazelka; Ruud
HF 127 Dettmer
Revisor No.: 17-0708
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Vietnam: Minnesota Remembers public television project appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/12/2017111Introduction and first reading 
01/12/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
02/16/2017623aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
See HF707, Art. 4, Sec. 6(e)


SF 137 Hoffman; Newton; Abeler; Limmer
HF 206 Uglem
Revisor No.: 17-1546
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Brooklyn Park trunk highway #169 and 101st avenue interchange bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017344Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment
01/26/2017404Author added Limmer


SF 147 Newton; Laine
HF 233 Johnson, C.
Revisor No.: 17-1289
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Budget reserve level increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017346Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Finance


SF 162 Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 207 Uglem
Revisor No.: 17-1547
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Anoka county state-aid highway #78 rail grade crossing separation grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017348Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment
01/26/2017404Author added Abeler
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 4


SF 167 Hoffman; Newton
HF 304 Hortman
Revisor No.: 17-1325
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Anoka county state-aid highway #78 rail grade crossing separation grant and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017349Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 4


SF 170 Newton; Senjem
HF 1982 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-1548
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Blaine national sports center improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017350Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 171 Newton; Senjem
HF 1983 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-1552
Topic: Athletics
Short Description: Minnesota amateur sports commission asset preservation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017350Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 172 Newton
HF 187 West
Revisor No.: 17-1559
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Blaine 105th Avenue reconstruction bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017350Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 3


SF 173 Newton
HF 297 West
Revisor No.: 17-1558
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Blaine 105th Avenue reconstruction appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017350Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 3


SF 174 Newton; Hoffman
Revisor No.: 17-1485
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Parks, trails and recreational facilities additional funding for local units of government through special fees authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017350Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Local Government


SF 175 Newton; Bakk; Simonson
Revisor No.: 17-1550
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Minneapolis to Duluth Northern Lights Express high-speed passenger rail bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017350Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 176 Newton; Hoffman
HF 590 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-1549
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Foley Boulevard Northstar commuter rail station bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017351Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 198 Newton
HF 361 Nelson
Revisor No.: 17-1756
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Earned paid time off payout at time of separation from employment requirement
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017357Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 199 Newton
Revisor No.: 17-1553
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Northstar commuter rail Big Lake to St. Cloud area bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017357Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 200 Simonson; Lourey; Newton; Dziedzic
HF 360 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-1100
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Northern Lights Express high-speed passenger rail project bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017357Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Capital Investment
01/26/2017404Author added Dziedzic


SF 223 Laine; Simonson; Champion; Newton; Eaton
Revisor No.: 17-1800
Topic: Appropriations
Short Description: Minnesota health plan, Minnesota health board, Minnesota health fund, office of health quality and planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy and auditor general for the Minnesota health plan creation and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017362Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
01/23/2017384Author added Eaton


SF 231 Newton
Revisor No.: 17-1444
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Coon Rapids highway-rail grade crossing separation appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017363Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 15, Sub. 4


SF 252 Housley; Wiger; Nelson; Newton
HF 453 Fenton
Revisor No.: 17-1080
Topic: Pets
Short Description: Pet or companion animal death or bodily harm infliction criminal penalties imposition
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017372Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
01/26/2017405Author added Wiger
02/06/2017531Author added Nelson
02/09/2017563Author added Newton


SF 307 Newton; Abeler
HF 391 Uglem
Revisor No.: 17-1556
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Coon Rapids tax increment financing (TIF) provisions modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017381Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Taxes
03/31/20173047Author added Abeler


SF 325 Newton
HF 321 Lien
Revisor No.: 17-1308
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Disabled veterans various fees and taxes exemptions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017383Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
02/20/2017656Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 339 Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 550 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-2036
Topic: Education-School Districts, Specific
Short Description: Independent school district #11, Anoka-Hennepin; secondary technical education program fabrication lab appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017390Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 374 Newton; Anderson, B.
Revisor No.: 17-1605
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Disabled veterans motor vehicle and watercraft taxes and fees exemption establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017396Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 390 Newton
HF 693 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-2200
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Trunk highway #65 Blaine and Anoka county state-aid highway #12 intersection underpass construction bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017399Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 394 Chamberlain; Newton; Ruud; Lang; Anderson, B.
HF 505 Dettmer
Revisor No.: 17-1719
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Veterans defense project grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017399Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
See SF605, Art. 1, Sec. 26(b) (vetoed)
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 1, Sec. 26(b)


SF 421 Newton
HF 534 Nelson
Revisor No.: 17-1980
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Vacant elected county offices appointment procedures establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/26/2017404Introduction and first reading 
01/26/2017Referred to Local Government


SF 450 Abeler; Newton; Relph; Anderson, B.; Ingebrigtsen
HF 685 Uglem
Revisor No.: 17-1925
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Military personnel and disabled veterans free state park permits conditions modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2017445Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
03/09/20171260aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
See SF723, Art. 2
See SF844, Art. 2, Sec. 31-32


SF 451 Abeler; Newton
HF 1044 Whelan
Revisor No.: 17-1999
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Anoka trunk highway #47 rail grade separation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2017445Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 609 Dahms; Fischbach; Newton; Weber; Lang
HF 379 Swedzinski
Revisor No.: 17-1776
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Southwest Minnesota state university special education teacher education program additional school employee participation authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/02/2017499Introduction and first reading 
02/02/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy
03/09/20171264Comm report: To pass and re-referred to E-12 Finance
See First Special Session, HF2, Art. 3, Sec. 9


SF 644 Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
Revisor No.: 17-2046
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Anoka county foster families recruitment grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017516Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
See SF800


SF 645 Newton
HF 591 Rosenthal
Revisor No.: 17-1692
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Translators who assisted United States troops educational assistance authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017516Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 677 Hoffman; Abeler; Newton; Rest; Eken
HF 748 Freiberg
Revisor No.: 17-2375
Topic: Elections
Short Description: Primary election voting authorization for persons under the age of 18
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017522Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


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 719 Newton
HF 728 Hilstrom
Revisor No.: 17-2336
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Veterans social services and mental health support appropriations; veterans nursing home income tax credit
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/06/2017528Introduction and first reading 
02/06/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 791 Eaton; Lourey; Newton; Hayden; Abeler
HF 357 Allen
Revisor No.: 17-1463
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: General assistance eligibility expansion authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017553Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 797 Newton; Hoffman
HF 1262 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 17-2580
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Medical assistance and MinnesotaCare programs dental services payment rate increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017554Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 848 Abeler; Hoffman; Newton; Chamberlain; Laine
HF 1131 West
Revisor No.: 17-2158
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Anoka county competitive employment for transition age youth pilot program establishment and grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017574Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF1937, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3(kk)
See SF848, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3(hh)


SF 861 Newton; Anderson, B.; Hoffman; Little
HF 910 Hilstrom
Revisor No.: 17-2604
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Disabled veterans homestead credit maximum exclusion amount extension and increase
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017576Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
03/09/20171261aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Taxes
03/13/20171372Author added Little


SF 862 Newton; Hoffman
HF 1157 Bernardy
Revisor No.: 17-2866
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: School counseling services adequate levels requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017576Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 864 Newton; Benson; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 1406 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 17-1752
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Anoka county group residential housing provider supplemental rate establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017576Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 2, Sec. 33


SF 873 Hoffman; Newton; Laine; Abeler; Marty
HF 961 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 17-2801
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Child care providers training requirements modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017578Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
03/20/20171582Author added Marty
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 7, Sec. 24


SF 874 Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 1374 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-2869
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Anoka county Coon Rapids Foley Boulevard highway-rail grade crossing separation bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017578Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Capital Investment
02/16/2017645Author added Abeler


SF 875 Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 1373 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-2870
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Anoka county Coon Rapids Foley Boulevard highway-rail grade crossing separation appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017578Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
02/16/2017645Author added Abeler


SF 890 Anderson, B.; Newton; Nelson; Lang
HF 755 Dettmer
Revisor No.: 17-2532
Topic: Military and Military Affairs Department
Short Description: Minnesota Medal of Honor commemorative memorial bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017581Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 946 Abeler; Hawj; Hoffman; Clausen; Newton
HF 911 Hilstrom
Revisor No.: 17-2880
Topic: Labor, Employment, and Labor and Industry Department (DLI)
Short Description: School contractor employees unemployment benefits eligibility authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017591Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/23/20171940Author added Hawj
03/30/20172646Authors added Hoffman; Clausen
03/31/20173047Author added Newton


SF 961 Hoffman; Chamberlain; Newton; Abeler
HF 1188 Bahr, C.
Revisor No.: 17-2458
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Group residential housing fund transfer to county human service agencies for emergency shelter beds
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017601Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
03/02/2017952aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/02/2017980Second reading 
6107Rule 47, returned to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 2, Sec. 34


SF 971 Chamberlain; Benson; Newton; Hoffman; Abeler
HF 1130 West
Revisor No.: 17-2809
Topic: Counties-Specific
Short Description: Anoka county recruitment of foster families grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017603Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
See SF800


SF 1028 Ruud; Eichorn; Newton; Pratt; Clausen
HF 1233 Lueck
Revisor No.: 17-2949
Topic: Natural Resources and Natural Resources Department (DNR)
Short Description: Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) facilitation of sale of school trust lands appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017612Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance


SF 1038 Weber; Tomassoni; Eichorn; Newton; Clausen
HF 1217 Kiel
Revisor No.: 17-1483
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School lunch aid state reimbursement increase and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017630Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to E-12 Finance


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 1095 Abeler; Newton; Hoffman
Revisor No.: 17-2860
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Civil commitment admission requirements modification; competency restoration cases pretransfer evaluation requirement establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017640Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 1096 Abeler; Newton; Hoffman
HF 1435 Whelan
Revisor No.: 17-3115
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Ramsey highway-rail grade separation project bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017640Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1103 Abeler; Eaton; Newton; Hoffman
Revisor No.: 17-3066
Topic: Public Utilities and Public Utilities Commission (PUC)
Short Description: Utility failure to comply with thermal effluent limits liability assignment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017641Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy


SF 1104 Abeler; Newton; Hoffman; Hayden
HF 1286 Whelan
Revisor No.: 17-2525
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Anoka county U.S. highway #10 improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017642Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Capital Investment


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 1120 Simonson; Schoen; Newton
Revisor No.: 17-3213
Topic: Fire and Firefighters
Short Description: Firefighters on authorized military leave from local units of government reimbursement grants and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017660Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 1130 Newton; Anderson, B.; Little
HF 1318 Poston
Revisor No.: 17-2851
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Veterans hiring preference establishment on the legislature and state courts
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017662Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
03/06/20171009aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
03/09/20171268Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/14/20171463Withdrawn 
03/14/20171463Second reading 
6107Rule 47, returned to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 1133 Anderson, B.; Lang; Newton
HF 1438 Bliss
Revisor No.: 17-2769
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Veterans Journey Home affordable housing grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017662Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
See SF605, Art. 1, Sec. 38, Sub. 2 (vetoed)


SF 1202 Frentz; Bakk; Senjem; Miller; Newton
HF 1998 Howe
Revisor No.: 17-2843
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Property tax refund definition of income modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017674Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1227 Simonson; Newton; Dziedzic
HF 1476 Dettmer
Revisor No.: 17-3288
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Starbase MN program appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017692Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to E-12 Finance
03/02/2017996Author added Dziedzic
See First Special Session, HF2, Art. 2, Sec. 57, Sub. 15


SF 1248 Newton; Hoffman
HF 1505 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-3422
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Anoka county Coon Rapids north rail grade separation grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017695Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1249 Newton; Hoffman
HF 1506 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-3272
Topic: Railroads, Rail Lines, and LRT
Short Description: Anoka county Coon Rapids north rail grade separation grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017696Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1316 Lang; Anderson, B.; Jasinski; Little; Newton
HF 1527 Bliss
Revisor No.: 17-3413
Topic: Government-State
Short Description: Omnibus veterans and military affairs finance and policy bill
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017708Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
03/23/20171927aComm report: To pass as amended and re-refer to Finance
See SF605, Art. 1, Sec. 37-38 (vetoed)
See First Special Session, SF1, Art. 1, Sec. 37-38


SF 1350 Goggin; Newton; Anderson, B.; Hoffman; Anderson, P.
HF 1638 West
Revisor No.: 17-3282
Topic: Labor, Employment, and Labor and Industry Department (DLI)
Short Description: Helmets to Hard Hats grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017760Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 1399 Abeler; Osmek; Newton; Hoffman
HF 1519 West
Revisor No.: 17-2103
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: County license bureaus business hours modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017769Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Local Government
03/15/20171466Comm report: To pass 
03/15/20171485Second reading 
05/08/20173397aSpecial Order: Amended 
05/08/20173397Third reading Passed 
05/15/20174526Returned from House with amendment 
05/15/20174526Senate concurred and repassed bill 
05/15/20174526Third reading 
Presentment date 05/15/17
05/19/20175432Governor's action No signature 05/18/17
6103Secretary of State Chapter 67 05/18/17
Effective date 08/01/17


SF 1458 Chamberlain; Housley; Newton
HF 1863 Dettmer
Revisor No.: 17-3674
Topic: Wetlands
Short Description: Wetland replacement requirements modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017787Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
03/01/2017931Author added Newton
See SF865
See SF723, Art. 2
See SF844, Art. 2, Sec. 108-109, 111
See SF844, Art. 2, Sec. 112, 119-120


SF 1548 Eken; Hoffman; Newton
Revisor No.: 17-3137
Topic: Constitutional Amendments
Short Description: Constitutional amendment creating a dedicated fund for long-term care services; closing a tax loophole by levying a tax on individuals with income not taxed for Social Security purposes to fund-long term care services; dedicating revenues; providing for the commissioner of revenue and the commissioner of human services to propose implementing legislation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017802Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Aging and Long-Term Care Policy


SF 1639 Newton
HF 1496 West
Revisor No.: 17-3057
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: Blaine trunk highway #65 intersection improvement study authorization and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017927Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1640 Newton
Revisor No.: 17-0719
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: GI Bill benefits additional uses authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017927Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 1642 Senjem; Rosen; Schoen; Limmer; Newton
HF 2375 Murphy, M.
Revisor No.: 17-3724
Topic: Retirement-Public and State Employees
Short Description: Minnesota state retirement system (MSRS) general state employees retirement plan coverage for National Sports Center Foundation employees
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017928Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to State Government Finance and Policy and Elections


SF 1703 Mathews; Anderson, B.; Abeler; Newton
HF 2276 Poston
Revisor No.: 17-3877
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Atomic Veterans Day July 16 designation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2017989Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
03/09/20171262Comm report: To pass 
03/09/20171279Second reading 
05/08/20173401Special Order 
05/08/20173401Third reading Passed 
05/09/20173413Author added Newton


SF 1710 Hawj; Anderson, B.; Newton; Limmer; Cwodzinski
HF 2206 Lee
Revisor No.: 17-3871
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Hmong-Lao Veteran Memorial Day May 14 designation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/02/2017990Introduction and first reading 
03/02/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
03/06/20171081Authors added Newton; Limmer; Cwodzinski
03/09/20171261aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/09/20171279Second reading 
6107Rule 47, returned to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 1757 Kent; Wiger; Newton
HF 2102 Ward
Revisor No.: 17-3604
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School facilities improvement revenue establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171062Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to E-12 Finance


SF 1893 Abeler; Hoffman; Newton
Revisor No.: 17-3933
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Minnesota transitions charter school children's mental health and recovery program grants qualification and voluntary prekindergarten program participation authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/07/20171146Introduction and first reading 
03/07/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, SF2, Art. 18, Sec. 2, Sub. 32


SF 1909 Newton
HF 1563 Rosenthal
Revisor No.: 17-3462
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Equine Innovations veteran horsepower program grant appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171182Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 2169 Frentz; Clausen; Newton
HF 2465 Considine
Revisor No.: 17-4223
Topic: Marriage and Marriage Dissolution
Short Description: Same sex marriages recognition under prior law
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/16/20171543Introduction and first reading 
03/16/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SF 2189 Ruud; Clausen; Newton
HF 1735 O'Driscoll
Revisor No.: 17-3749
Topic: Education-Pre-Kindergarten-12
Short Description: School trust lands administration transfer; school trust management account establishment; rulemaking
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/20/20171578Introduction and first reading 
03/20/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
04/20/20173251Author added Clausen
04/27/20173332Author added Newton


SF 2258 Ruud; Pratt; Clausen; Newton
HF 2499 Lueck
Revisor No.: 17-4295
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: Permanent school fund compensation for certain lands based on general fund forecast appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/27/20171965Introduction and first reading 
03/27/2017Referred to E-12 Finance
04/20/20173251Author added Clausen
04/27/20173332Author added Newton


SF 2293 Newton
HF 2552 Koegel
Revisor No.: 17-4329
Topic: Education and Education Department (MDE)
Short Description: School-linked mental health services appropriations increase; school staff and program development; intermediate school district program evaluation requirement; students attending alternative learning centers in intermediate districts additional supports authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/30/20172646Introduction and first reading 
03/30/2017Referred to E-12 Policy


SF 2329 Klein; Lang; Newton
HF 2597 Hansen
Revisor No.: 17-4451
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Veterans who served as multinational peacekeepers in Beirut, Lebanon special license plate establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/20/20173250Introduction and first reading 
04/20/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy


SF 2392 Newton; Anderson, B.; Hoffman; Lang
Revisor No.: 17-4579
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Veterans Suicide Awareness Day
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/15/20174556Introduction and first reading 
05/15/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy


SF 2408 Abeler; Hoffman; Newton
Revisor No.: 17-4669
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Andover community center grant bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/18/20175393Introduction and first reading 
05/18/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2427 Abeler; Newton; Hoffman; Mathews; Anderson, B.
Revisor No.: 17-4705
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Communicable disease vaccine study by commissioner of health in Somali communities requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/21/20175704Introduction and first reading 
05/21/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 2431 Frentz; Clausen; Torres Ray; Newton
HF 2671 Carlson, L.
Revisor No.: 17-4600
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Higher education account automatically funded by general fund balance upon failure of legislature to fulfill postsecondary funding policy; instructional service costs, student enrollment and average cost of instruction calculations determinations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/22/20175982Introduction and first reading 
05/22/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SF 2432 Frentz; Clausen; Torres Ray; Newton
HF 2670 Carlson, L.
Revisor No.: 17-4599
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Higher education account automatically funded by general fund balance upon failure of legislature to fulfill postsecondary funding policy; higher education reserve account creation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/22/20175982Introduction and first reading 
05/22/2017Referred to Higher Education Finance and Policy


SR 83 Hoffman; Hawj; Schoen; Eaton; Newton
Revisor No.: 17-4250
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution recognizing the Lao Freedom Fighters and the people of the former Kingdom of Laos
DATED-PG ACTIONS
04/27/20173332Introduction 
04/27/20173332Referred to Rules and Administration


SR 87 Hoffman; Hawj; Newton; Eaton; Schoen
Revisor No.: 17-4533
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution recognizing the Lao Freedom Fighters and the people of the former Kingdom of Laos
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/04/20173378Introduction 
05/04/20173378Referred to Rules and Administration