State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, April 7, 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 Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 3477: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the Cromwell Wright Area Fire District as a special taxing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hawj and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3478: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a citizenship credit; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3479: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a freight rail line in the counties of Itasca, St. Louis, and Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3480: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a sales tax exemption for siding production facility materials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Latz, Chamberlain, Newman, Hayden and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3481: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; modifying the thresholds for certain controlled substance crimes; creating new offenses specific to the possession of marijuana plants; creating a new offense for possessing trace amounts of certain controlled substances; eliminating mandatory minimum sentences for lower level controlled substance crimes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 152.01, subdivision 16a; 152.021; 152.022; 152.023; 152.024; 152.025; 152.026; 152.092; 152.18, subdivision 1; 388.051; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 3482: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing funding and policy for early childhood and family, prekindergarten through grade 12, and adult education, including general education, education excellence, charter schools, special education, early childhood education, self-sufficiency, lifelong learning, and state agencies; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.1158, subdivisions 3, 4; 124D.55; 126C.05, subdivision 3; 126C.10, subdivision 2d; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 120A.41; 122A.21, subdivision 2; 122A.415, subdivision 4; 123B.595, subdivision 1; 124D.231, subdivision 2; 124D.59, subdivision 2; 125A.11, subdivision 1; 125A.21, subdivision 3; 125A.76, subdivision 2c; 125A.79, subdivision 1; 126C.05, subdivision 1; 126C.10, subdivision 13a; 127A.47, subdivision 7; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 4, section 4; article 11, section 3, subdivision 3; article 12, section 4, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 124D; 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 3483: A bill for an act relating to courts; updating outdated statutes pertaining to court reporters; authorizing direct appeals of referee orders and decrees in probate or civil commitment court proceedings to the Court of Appeals; clarifying statutes related to penalty of perjury for documents provided to the court; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 243.49; 358.116; 484.70, subdivision 7; 484.702, by adding a subdivision; 486.01; 486.02; 486.05, subdivision 1; 486.06; 609.48, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 484.72; 486.05, subdivision 1a; 525.112.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3484: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment; modifying certain account provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.845, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3485: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing supplemental appropriations; appropriating money to the Departments of Employment and Economic Development, Labor and Industry, and Commerce, and the Housing Finance Agency, Public Utilities Commission, and Explore Minnesota Tourism; modifying utility assessments; creating the emerging entrepreneur fund program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 115C.13; 216B.62, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2015, chapter 71, article 14, section 9; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 1, article 1, sections 3, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 10; 6; 8, subdivisions 1, 7; 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Nienow, Thompson, Chamberlain and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 3486: A bill for an act relating to MNsure; establishing time frames within which the MNsure board of directors, MNsure chief executive officer, and commissioner of human services must respond to requests from members of the Legislative Oversight Committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62V.05, by adding a subdivision; 256.01, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Ruud, Koenen, Hann, Abeler and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 3487: A bill for an act relating to health; enacting the Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act; imposing civil and criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dziedzic, Rest, Marty, Hoffman and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 3488: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying implementation goals of the Clean Water Legacy Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 114D.20, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3489: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a Minnesota housing tax credit against income and insurance taxes; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297I.20, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 290; 462A.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3490: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for natural resources; modifying wild rice license requirements; modifying prior appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 84.091, subdivision 2; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 4, article 3, section 3, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3491: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying certain agriculture-related provisions; making clarifying and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 17.117, subdivision 11a; 41A.12, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 41A.14, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 41A.15, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 41A.16, subdivision 1; 41A.17, subdivisions 1, 2; 41A.18, subdivision 1; 116D.04, subdivision 2a; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, sections 2, subdivision 4; 5.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3492: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; eliminating noncommercial seasonal residential recreational property tax classification; modifying the state general tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.01, subdivision 3; 273.13, subdivision 25; 275.025, subdivisions 1, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.025, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 3493: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing certain safety zone requirements governing rail service colocation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.3994, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 3494: A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing fixed guideway transit project development; establishing requirements for streetcars and certain bus rapid transit projects; amending municipal consent; amending permitted allocation of certain transportation sales tax revenues; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 174.86, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 174.93, subdivision 1; 297A.992, subdivision 6; 473.3993, by adding a subdivision; 473.3994, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3495: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to the fire hall in the city of La Salle; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3496: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for an expansion project of marked Trunk Highway 11; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3497: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements to a ski jumping facility in Bloomington; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3498: A bill for an act relating to military veterans; providing tuition relief for disabled veterans to attend MnSCU institutions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kent and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 3499: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a state educational service award for certain volunteers; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3500: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements for the South St. Paul Municipal Airport; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.