State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, April 6, 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.
Senators Dziedzic and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 3449: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for outreach and education to small businesses on removal of architectural barriers that limit public access.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 3450: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; providing a tax credit for implementing nameless job application review process; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3451: A bill for an act relating to health; extending paid leave benefits to living organ donors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 181.945, subdivisions 2, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 181.9456.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3452: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to the commissioner of health for grants for safe sleep baby boxes and baby care supplies.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3453: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to Chemical Addiction Recovery Enterprise program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Champion, Tomassoni and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 3454: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for an energy sector jobs initiative.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 3455: A bill for an act relating to adult basic education; workforce training; providing for a regional American Indian contextualized adult basic education and career development program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3456: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for acquisition and development of a segment of the Heartland State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 3457: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing pharmacists to provide a drug refill without a prescription; requiring insurance coverage; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q; 151.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 3458: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance payment rates for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.766.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eaton and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3459: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the White Earth Nation Integrated Business Development System.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3460: A bill for an act relating to taxation; changing the renters' property tax refund into a refundable credit on the individual income tax form; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290A.04, subdivisions 2a, 5; 290A.07, subdivision 2a; 290A.25; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290A.23, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 3461: A bill for an act relating to military veterans; authorizing additional uses of GI Bill benefits; making changes to the GI Bill; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 197.791, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3462: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying refunds of mistakenly billed taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 278.14, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 3463: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the transferability and format of event tickets; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3464: A bill for an act relating to health; repealing the Minnesota Radon Licensing Act; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 144.4961.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3465: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a grant program for screening and treatment for maternal depression; establishing pilot projects to provide treatment for pregnant and postpartum women with substance use disorders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 145; 254B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 3466: A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring Independent School District No. 834, Stillwater, to proceed with schoolhouse closings only after conducting a referendum on the closings; conditioning board-approved operating referenda authority on citizen involvement in schoolhouse closings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.17, subdivision 9a.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Kiffmeyer and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 3467: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying definition of equity region; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 28.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 3468: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating homeowner's insurance coverage; modifying day care services coverage requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 65A.30, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 3469: A bill for an act relating to public contracts; requiring state agencies, public postsecondary education institutions, and political subdivisions to timely allocate federal tax deductions for energy efficient design to the designer; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hawj, Marty, Scalze and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 3470: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for an anchor arts, culture, and business incubator.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 3471: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a wastewater treatment facility in Stewartville; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3472: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the Department of Education to employ a swimming and water safety specialist; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hoffman, Clausen, Sieben and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 3473: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; providing a credit for the purchase and installation of energy storage systems; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3474: A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying spousal anti-impoverishment provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.059, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Bonoff and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3475: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a grant program for targeted home visiting programs that promote early childhood literacy; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 9, section 8, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 3476: A bill for an act relating to education; encouraging citizen involvement in the process for certain schoolhouse closings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.51, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.