State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, April 11, 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 Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 3501: A bill for an act relating to taxation; Tax Court; modifying the prohibition on representation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 271.18.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3502: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a tractor rollover protection pilot grant program; appropriating nonstate money received by the commissioner of agriculture; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 3503: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; providing for career coursework completion; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116L.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 3504: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the count of pupil units for purposes of calculating charter school lease aid to include a pupil's time spent in PSEO courses; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 124E.22; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 4, section 9, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3505: A bill for an act relating to the city of Virginia; allowing the city to impose a local sales tax to fund renovation and expansion of the Miners Memorial Building.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 3506: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing onetime funding to the Red Lake Nation College; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 3507: A bill for an act relating to parks and trails; modifying allocation of Dakota County parks and trails fund appropriations.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Schmit and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 3508: A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; modifying occupational disease provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 176.011, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 3509: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; establishing a qualified cultural competency plan credit and grant; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 363A.03, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 290; 363A.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Franzen, Lourey, Sieben, Pappas and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 3510: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for constructing and operating a child care facility on the Capitol complex; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 3511: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for building materials purchased by nonprofit snowmobile clubs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3512: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater treatment improvements to serve Keewatin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 3513: A bill for an act relating to health; clarifying ban of smoking in vehicles for work; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144.413, subdivision 1b; 144.414, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 3514: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for replacement of a sanitary sewer bridge in Cannon Falls; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 3515: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for grants to reduce economic disparities in low-income Asian communities.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hawj and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 3516: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; providing a tax credit for certain employers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 3517: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying refunds of overpayments for state-assessed property; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 278.12.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dibble, Champion, Hayden, Dziedzic and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3518: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring that certain peace officer-initiated use of force cases be prosecuted by a special prosecutor; establishing the Board of Special Prosecution and a special prosecutorial office; prohibiting the use of grand juries in certain peace officer-initiated use of force cases; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hoffman, Abeler and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 3519: A bill for an act relating to health; providing funds to eliminate health disparities for women of African descent in Minnesota; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3520: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; regulating sewer availability charges imposed on eating and drinking establishments that add or expand outdoor seating; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.517, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 3521: A bill for an act relating to environment; authorizing drainage authorities to acquire property; creating a revolving loan fund to acquire property for riparian improvements; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 103E.011, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103E.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 3522: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to develop educational materials to increase awareness of early childhood through grade 12 fields of teaching.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.