State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 31, 2016
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The bills listed on today's introduction calendar are given their first reading and referred as indicated.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 3364: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a historic barn rehabilitation grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 138.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 3365: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a sales tax exemption for a water treatment facility owned by the city of Elko New Market; providing for a refund; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3366: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Teachers Retirement Association; coverage election for certain Mesabi Range Community and Technical College faculty members not offered a coverage election upon reaching tenure.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3367: A resolution urging Congress to take action on the Interest for Others Act of 2016.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 3368: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying permit requirements for temporary use of certain rights-of-way; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 160.27, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3369: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulation of fantasy sports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297E.03, by adding a subdivision; 541.20; 541.21; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325O.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3370: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; providing for grants for job training; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3371: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mankato to connect the Southview Heights area to the city sewer system; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 3372: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying restrictive interventions in licensed facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 245.8251, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 3373: A bill for an act relating to special transportation; excluding licensed taxicabs from special transportation service provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 174.29, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 3374: A bill for an act relating to rural economic development; creating an organic agriculture financing program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41A.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Sparks and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 3375: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to the commissioner of employment and economic development for a grant to Enterprise Minnesota, Inc.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3376: A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for sulfate effluent permit compliance.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 3377: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; placing moratorium on authority of local units of government to organize solid waste collection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 115A.94, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Sparks and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3378: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing funding for business development initiatives for economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Nelson, Sparks, Rosen and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 3379: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a study of the economic growth in southeast Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Johnson, Sheran and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 3380: A bill for an act relating to health; permitting residents of nursing facilities to electronically monitor their rooms; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Schmit, Jensen, Dahle and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 3381: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing school technology and facilities aid to school districts and charter schools; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Schmit, Jensen, Sparks, Dahms and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3382: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for a grant for the farm-to-food shelf program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Reinert, Miller, Stumpf, Kent and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 3383: A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing a presidential primary; modifying provisions related to the precinct caucuses; making technical and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 201.091, subdivision 4; 202A.14, subdivision 1; 202A.18, subdivision 2a; 204B.14, subdivisions 2, 4; 204C.10; 204D.09, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 204C.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 207A.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 3384: A bill for an act relating to transportation; mass transit; establishing a fare revenue schedule for Metro Transit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.408, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Abeler and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3385: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying night vision possession restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97B.045, subdivision 3; 97B.086.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Abeler and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3386: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; eliminating the turkey stamp and related revenues; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97A.045, subdivision 7; 97A.055, subdivision 4; 97A.405, subdivision 2; 97A.473, subdivisions 3, 5, 5a; 97A.474, subdivision 3; 97A.475, subdivisions 2, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.075, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Dahms, Rosen, Bakk and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 3387: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting adoption of rules limiting use of lead shot; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Abeler and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 3388: A bill for an act relating to child care; appropriating money for the at-home infant child care program; reducing the appropriation for basic sliding fee child care assistance grants; amending Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 14, section 2, subdivision 5, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Abeler and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 3389: A bill for an act relating to health insurance; clarifying that a health maintenance contract may not impose an out-of-pocket maximum greater than is permitted under the Affordable Care Act; requiring health plan companies to offer a provider contract to any provider that meets certain criteria; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62D.095, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Abeler and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3390: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; removing deer license revenue transfer for wolf management; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.075, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Saxhaug, Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3391: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; directing certain transfers to the forest management investment account; appropriating money for private forest management assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 89.0385.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3392: A bill for an act relating to state government; permitting additional former corrections and human services employees to receive continued employer insurance contributions following assault on the job and permanent disability.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3393: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring commissioner of management and budget to send bills to employees and former employees for insurance through multiple channels; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Marty and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3394: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing for income and child development in the first three years of life demonstration project.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3395: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; providing for an informal dispute resolution process; standardizing consumer billing practices; requiring intrastate call completion; providing for registration of wholesale transport providers; adding definitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 237.01, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 3396: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for a state community storm shelter grant program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 3397: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring nursing facilities and boarding care homes to reimburse adult training programs for certain costs of nursing assistant training programs provided at no cost to program participants; modifying nursing facility payment rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144A.611, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.441, subdivisions 13, 53.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Johnson, Tomassoni and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3398: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for expansion of the National Sports Center in Blaine; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3399: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying certain provisions governing child care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 119B.025, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3400: A bill for an act relating to health; removing obsolete references to classes of home care licensure and repealed home care licensure rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144D.01, subdivision 2a; 144G.03, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 3401: A bill for an act relating to health; adding security screening systems to ionizing radiation-producing equipment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.121, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3402: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to strengthen the technological competitiveness of small businesses.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3403: A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; modifying distribution of the taconite production tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 298.225, subdivision 1; 298.28, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3404: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; reforming legislative practices; requiring joint budget targets; requiring the Legislative Commission on Data Practices and Personal Data Privacy to study and recommend options for expanding access to legislative records and meetings; prohibiting certain public officials from engaging in lobbying activities for one year after leaving office; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 3.885, subdivision 5; 10A.03, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 10.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Torres Ray and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3405: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating an immigration integration task force.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.