State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, April 14, 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 Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 3523: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for sanitary sewer improvements in Maynard; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dibble, Kent, Carlson, Franzen and Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 3524: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing the governor's supplemental budget for transportation; appropriating money for transportation and public safety activities; establishing a gross receipts motor fuels tax; modifying the metropolitan area transit sales tax; amending provisions governing transportation finance; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds; authorizing rulemaking; requiring reports; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168.013, subdivisions 1a, 21; 168A.29, subdivision 1; 171.06, subdivision 2; 219.015, subdivisions 1, 2; 219.1651; 222.49; 222.50, subdivision 6; 296A.11; 296A.12; 296A.16, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 4b, 5; 296A.18, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 297A.99, subdivision 1; 299D.03, subdivision 5; 360.013, by adding a subdivision; 360.075, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 360.55, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 222.50, subdivision 7; Laws 2015, chapter 75, article 1, sections 3, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 5, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 174; 219; 296A; 297A; 360; 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.4051, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Osmek, Pratt, Hann and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 3525: A bill for an act relating to higher education; repealing the Regent Candidate Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 137.0246, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 137.0245.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Nelson, Rest, Koenen, Gazelka and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3526: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise tax; modifying the research credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.068, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3527: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing for a loan from the Minnesota Investment Fund.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Jensen and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 3528: A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing a voting equipment grant account; providing for grants to counties and municipalities for the acquisition of certain authorized voting equipment; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 206.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Abeler, Metzen and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 3529: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring qualifying life events and changes in circumstances to be processed within 30 days of being reported for persons enrolled in health care coverage through the MNsure system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256.01, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 3530: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying levy authority of the Cook-Orr Hospital District; amending Laws 1988, chapter 645, section 3, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3531: A bill for an act relating to family law; establishing the Surrogacy Task Force; providing for the study of legal issues implicated by gestational and traditional surrogacy in Minnesota; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 3532: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mill Towns State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3533: A bill for an act relating to commerce; public utilities; providing supplemental appropriations; creating a utility assessment account; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 115C.13; 216B.62, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 1, article 1, sections 8, subdivisions 1, 7; 9.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3534: 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 Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 3535: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Northern Links Trail in Faribault; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3536: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for modifications to a marked Trunk Highway 610 interchange project; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 3537: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a pilot African arts incubator and creative enterprise center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiklund, Lourey and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 3538: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to expand statewide the voice response suicide prevention and mental health crisis response program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 3539: A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting the commissioner of transportation from closing an intersection in the city of Virginia.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Sparks, Lourey, Dahle, Eken and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 3540: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; waiving local appeal and equalization course training for township officers.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Senjem and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3541: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for production of a documentary on the State Capitol restoration.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 3542: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing medical assistance payment rates for certain dental services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, section 256B.76, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3543: 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 Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3544: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to develop new animal health information technology.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3545: A bill for an act relating to pensions; permitting alternative allocation of fire state aid for city of Austin.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 3546: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for veterinary diagnostic laboratory equipment.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 3547: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for expansion of the Minneapolis Emergency Operations Center and Fire Training Facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 3548: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; clarifying and modifying certain buffer requirements on public waters and drainage ditches; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 103B.101, subdivision 12; 103E.315, subdivision 8; Minnesota Statutes 2015 Supplement, sections 103B.101, subdivision 12a; 103F.48, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Nelson, Torres Ray and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 3549: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing funding for a pilot program to assist diverse and minority Minnesota high school students in preparing for careers in education; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 3550: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for a grant to Olmsted Outreach for Project Legacy.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3551: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying grant stipends; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136A.121, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.