State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, April 6, 2009
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 2048: A resolution supporting smoking cessation efforts among Native people.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2049: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating the Minnesota Venture Network Board to provide tax credits to stimulate venture capital investment in Minnesota; creating the Minnesota capital fund to facilitate investments in venture funds; creating the Minnesota venture network trust as a public trust to utilize net profits of the Minnesota capital fund; providing a contingent tax credit for investment commitment in the Minnesota capital fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297I; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116W.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Latz, Doll, Dibble and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2050: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain cities from sales tax on their purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.70, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2051: A bill for an act relating to impaired driving; eliminating the pretrial application of certain civil sanctions for impaired driving, including administrative license revocation, vehicle license plate impoundment, and vehicle forfeiture; restructuring postconviction driver’s license revocation periods, including work permits, restricted driver’s licenses, and B-cards; authorizing a payable fine for misdemeanor impaired driving offenses; establishing requirements for abstinence and rehabilitation for multiple repeat impaired driving offenders; specifying rules governing the introduction at trial of computer source code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.91; 86B.331; 169A.20, subdivision 2; 169A.44, subdivision 2; 169A.45, by adding a subdivision; 169A.47; 169A.50; 169A.52; 169A.54, subdivisions 1, 10; 169A.55; 169A.60; 169A.63; 169A.75; 171.30; 609.101, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169A.276, subdivision 3; 169A.53; 171.165, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2052: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for grants to municipalities for water quality permit compliance.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 2053: A bill for an act relating to taxation; job opportunity building zones; authorizing a duration extension for a zone in the city of Faribault.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2054: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for the Kensington Area Heritage Society.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2055: A bill for an act relating to taxation; city of Sauk Rapids; extending the time to establish a tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Pariseau and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 2056: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; restricting conservation easements in certain conditions; modifying the time period to implement local water plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84C.02; 103B.235, subdivision 4; 103B.325, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2057: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; eliminating Department of Natural Resources programs that duplicate private market activities.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2058: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the sale of certain consolidated conservation lands in Roseau County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.