2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

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MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Newton
Chief Author List
Saturday, December 16, 2017


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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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