2017 - 2018
SENATE INDEX

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MINNESOTA SENATE NINETY LEGISLATURE

AUTHOR LIST


2017 - 2018

Little
Chief and Co-Author List
Sunday, December 17, 2017


SF 46 Little
HF 49 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 17-0813
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: New Trier water and drainage infrastructure bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/09/201757Introduction and first reading 
01/09/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 9(a)


SF 47 Little
HF 48 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 17-1090
Topic: Cities and Towns-Specific
Short Description: Dennison sewage treatment system improvement bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/09/201757Introduction and first reading 
01/09/2017Referred to Capital Investment
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 21, Sub. 8


SF 48 Little; Carlson; Clausen; Schoen; Klein
HF 47 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 17-1095
Topic: Water and Water Resources
Short Description: Byllebsy dam capital improvements bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/09/201757Introduction and first reading 
01/09/2017Referred to Capital Investment
01/11/2017104Authors added Carlson; Clausen; Schoen; Klein
See First Special Session, HF5, Art. 1, Sec. 6, Sub. 4


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 100 Clausen; Carlson; Little; Pratt
HF 215 Wills
Revisor No.: 17-1393
Topic: Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations
Short Description: Premises leases for certain nonprofit fund-raising events sales and use tax threshold duration modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/12/2017113Introduction and first reading 
01/12/2017Referred to Taxes
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 3, Sec. 28


SF 165 Clausen; Franzen; Little; Rest; Dziedzic
HF 365 Applebaum
Revisor No.: 17-0954
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Refundable student loan income tax credit authorization and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/17/2017349Introduction and first reading 
01/17/2017Referred to Taxes
01/19/2017366Authors added Little; Rest; Dziedzic
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 1, Sec. 24


SF 201 Hall; Anderson, B.; Osmek; Little
HF 330 Nash
Revisor No.: 17-1327
Topic: Government-Local
Short Description: Statutory or home rule charter city two-thirds vote for interim ordinance imposition; interim housing ordinance imposition 10-day notice and public hearing requirements
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/19/2017358Introduction and first reading 
01/19/2017Referred to Local Government
02/02/2017499Author stricken Jensen
03/01/2017871aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/01/2017916Second reading 
03/07/20171127HF substituted on General Orders HF330
See SF1937, Art. 11, Sec. 4
See SF1456, Art. 11, Sec. 3


SF 286 Housley; Little; Wiger
HF 213 Lohmer
Revisor No.: 17-1128
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Social security benefits phased-in income tax subtraction establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017377Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Taxes
01/26/2017405Author added Wiger


SF 303 Clausen; Housley; Chamberlain; Little; Isaacson
HF 520 Wills
Revisor No.: 17-1392
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Minnesota college savings plan income tax credit establishment
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/23/2017380Introduction and first reading 
01/23/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 475 Frentz; Lourey; Little
Revisor No.: 17-2199
Topic: Data Practices and Privacy
Short Description: Parent contact information on birth certificates classification clarification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
01/30/2017449Introduction and first reading 
01/30/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy


SF 756 Jensen; Klein; Utke; Relph; Little
HF 1660 Zerwas
Revisor No.: 17-2115
Topic: Human Services and Human Services Department (DHS)
Short Description: Mobile food shelf grants by Hunger Solutions appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017546Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy
02/15/2017613Author added Little
02/22/2017721Comm report: To pass and re-referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 764 Anderson, P.; Little; Chamberlain; Senjem; Franzen
HF 298 Applebaum
Revisor No.: 17-1472
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Special taxing districts proposed levy certification dates modification and metropolitan council and metropolitan mosquito control commission exclusion
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017547Introduction and first reading 
02/09/2017Referred to Taxes
02/27/2017806Author added Franzen
See First Special Session, HF1, Art. 2, Sec. 18


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 932 Hall; Anderson, B.; Little
HF 901 Koznick
Revisor No.: 17-1846
Topic: Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue allocation modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/13/2017588Introduction and first reading 
02/13/2017Referred to Taxes
02/27/2017806Author added Anderson, B.
03/02/2017996Author added Little


SF 968 Little; Draheim
HF 1626 Petersburg
Revisor No.: 17-3063
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Minnesota investment and job creation funds appropriations
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/15/2017603Introduction and first reading 
02/15/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF1937, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 2(f)
See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 2(f)


SF 1035 Relph; Little; Latz
HF 1608 Smith
Revisor No.: 17-1481
Topic: Commerce and Commerce Department
Short Description: Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017629Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy


SF 1076 Little; Senjem; Hall; Jensen; Klein
HF 1241 Petersburg
Revisor No.: 17-2528
Topic: Transportation and Transportation Department (DOT)
Short Description: Transportation department (DOT) best practices adoption to improve objectivity and transparency in project selection process requirement and report
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017637Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
02/22/2017710Author added Klein
See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 124


SF 1100 Isaacson; Little; Cwodzinski; Schoen
Revisor No.: 17-3266
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Individual income tax reduction for certain filers
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/16/2017641Introduction and first reading 
02/16/2017Referred to Taxes
03/23/20171940Author added Schoen


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 1166 Eichorn; Sparks; Pratt; Little
HF 1290 Erickson
Revisor No.: 17-2020
Topic: Taxation-Income
Short Description: Income tax education-related expenses definition expansion to include broadband subscription expenses
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017668Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1175 Rest; Bakk; Franzen; Little; Gazelka
HF 1599 Carlson, L.
Revisor No.: 17-3357
Topic: Taxation
Short Description: Social security benefits income tax subtraction authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017669Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Taxes
02/23/2017770Author added Gazelka


SF 1187 Housley; Simonson; Bakk; Little
HF 1486 Baker
Revisor No.: 17-3007
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Displaced homemaker programs appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/20/2017671Introduction and first reading 
02/20/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
02/22/2017711Author added Little
See SF1937, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3(jj)
See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3(gg)


SF 1284 Little; Rest; Carlson
HF 2030 Maye Quade
Revisor No.: 17-2253
Topic: Adoption
Short Description: Adoption related information and original birth records access and affidavits of disclosure and nondisclosure provisions modifications; contact preference form establishment and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017702Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy
02/23/2017770Author added Rest
03/14/20171462Author added Carlson


SF 1315 Lang; Little
HF 1021 Baker
Revisor No.: 17-2048
Topic: Labor, Employment, and Labor and Industry Department (DLI)
Short Description: Latino Communities United in Service (CLUES) career education and job skills training grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/22/2017708Introduction and first reading 
02/22/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/20/20171582Author added Little
See SF1937, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3(w)
See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 3(t)


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 1398 Osmek; Johnson; Kent; Little
HF 1518 West
Revisor No.: 17-3126
Topic: 
Short Description: Secure electronic storage of certain motor vehicle records authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017768Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
03/20/20171564aComm report: To pass as amended 
03/20/20171575Second reading 
6107Rule 47, returned to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 39, 75, 128


SF 1400 Abeler; Little; Eaton
HF 1610 Runbeck
Revisor No.: 17-3067
Topic: Parks and Trails
Short Description: Metropolitan parks prior appropriations reallocation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/23/2017769Introduction and first reading 
02/23/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Finance
03/14/20171462Withdrawn and re-referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
03/27/20171966Author added Eaton
See HF707, Art. 3, Sec. 9


SF 1404 Little; Benson; Jensen
Revisor No.: 17-2959
Topic: Health and Health Department (MDH)
Short Description: Individual health coverage cancellation by contacting health plan company or MNsure authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017778Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Health and Human Services Finance and Policy
See SF800


SF 1441 Tomassoni; Miller; Little
HF 1783 Metsa
Revisor No.: 17-3497
Topic: Health-Mental Health
Short Description: Barriers to employment for people with mental illnesses plan requirement and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017784Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 1443 Clausen; Little; Isaacson; Housley
HF 1733 Wills
Revisor No.: 17-3480
Topic: Education-Higher
Short Description: Minnesota college savings plan contributions income tax subtraction and refundable credit authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/27/2017784Introduction and first reading 
02/27/2017Referred to Taxes
03/07/20171146Authors added Little; Isaacson
03/08/20171192Author added Housley
See First Special Session, Art. 1, Sec. 7, 25


SF 1594 Little; Pratt
Revisor No.: 17-3397
Topic: Highways, Roads, and Bridges
Short Description: I-35 MnPASS lane establishment bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017920Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 1610 Anderson, B.; Utke; Tomassoni; Housley; Little
HF 2024 Neu
Revisor No.: 17-3279
Topic: Employment and Economic Development Department (DEED)
Short Description: Extended employment service providers for persons with severe disabilities rate increase authorization and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/01/2017922Introduction and first reading 
03/01/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
See SF1937, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 6(c)
See SF1456, Art. 1, Sec. 2, Sub. 6(c)


SF 1846 Senjem; Anderson, P.; Little
HF 2227 Baker
Revisor No.: 17-3941
Topic: Labor, Employment, and Labor and Industry Department (DLI)
Short Description: Pipeline dual-training programs modification and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/06/20171077Introduction and first reading 
03/06/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/09/20171254Author added Little
See SF1937, Art. 2, Sec. 1
See SF1456, Art. 2, Sec. 1


SF 1897 Little
Revisor No.: 17-3114
Topic: Taxation-Sales, Motor Vehicles
Short Description: Motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue allocation modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171180Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Taxes


SF 1919 Little
Revisor No.: 17-3904
Topic: Regional and Rural Development
Short Description: Greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program modification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/08/20171184Introduction and first reading 
03/08/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy


SF 1970 Little
Revisor No.: 17-4088
Topic: Adoption
Short Description: Adoption promotion statewide public awareness campaign nonprofit organizations grants appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171246Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Human Services Reform Finance and Policy


SF 1986 Little; Clausen
Revisor No.: 17-4100
Topic: Pipelines
Short Description: Pipeline dual-training programs modifications and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171249Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy
03/14/20171462Author added Clausen
See SF1937, Art. 2, Sec. 1
See SF1456, Art. 2, Sec. 1


SF 2016 Little; Hall; Housley; Goggin
HF 2608 Koznick
Revisor No.: 17-4105
Topic: Veterans and Veterans Affairs Department (DVA)
Short Description: Support Our Troops account grants for disability access home improvements authorization
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/09/20171253Introduction and first reading 
03/09/2017Referred to Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy
03/27/20171966Authors added Hall; Housley; Goggin


SF 2029 Little
HF 1133 Garofalo
Revisor No.: 17-2430
Topic: Motor Vehicles-Registration, Licensing, and Taxation
Short Description: Electric vehicles registration tax and operation in managed lanes modifications
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/20171361Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2017Referred to Transportation Finance and Policy
See First Special Session, HF3, Art. 3, Sec. 31-32, 45


SF 2032 Ruud; Carlson; Little; Hall
HF 2212 Peterson
Revisor No.: 17-3911
Topic: Waste and Waste Management
Short Description: Landfill cleanup program modification; responsible persons indemnification
DATED-PG ACTIONS
03/13/20171362Introduction and first reading 
03/13/2017Referred to Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance
03/16/20171546Author added Carlson
03/29/20172600Author added Little
04/18/20173168Author added Hall


SF 2401 Carlson; Ingebrigtsen; Ruud; Little; Klein
HF 2673 Hansen
Revisor No.: 17-4632
Topic: Pollution and Pollution Control Agency (PCA)
Short Description: Closed landfill cleanup program bond issue and appropriation
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/18/20175392Introduction and first reading 
05/18/2017Referred to Capital Investment


SF 2443 Hoffman; Latz; Frentz; Little; Lourey
Revisor No.: 17-4713
Topic: 
Short Description: Uncodified appropriation and tax laws expiration provisions
DATED-PG ACTIONS
05/22/20176083Introduction and first reading 
05/22/2017Referred to Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy


SR 47 Little; Carlson; Clausen
Revisor No.: 17-2393
Topic: 
Short Description: A Senate resolution recognizing March 3, 2017, as National Speech and Debate Education Day
DATED-PG ACTIONS
02/09/2017563Introduction 
02/09/2017563Referred to Rules and Administration