State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
12:00 Noon
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1995: A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for a solar photovoltaic project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch, Erickson Ropes and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1996: A bill for an act relating to human services finance; transferring the responsibility for fiscal notes relating to the Department of Human Services from the Department of Human Services to the Legislative Coordinating Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.98, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1997: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1998: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area and Cuyuna Lakes State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Tomassoni, Berglin and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1999: A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating solicitation procedures for services to be performed by persons with disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16C.10, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2000: A bill for an act relating to burials; changing provisions for advance directives or written directives for decedent’s final disposition and right to control final disposition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 149A.80, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2001: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax-forfeited land proceeds; authorizing counties to use certain tax-forfeited land proceeds for other purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 282.08.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2002: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for airport improvements at the Chisolm-Hibbing Airport; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 2003: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing an intensive medication therapy management pilot project; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13h.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 2004: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing road authorities to remove snow from certain roads in uncompleted subdivisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 160.21, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Rummel, Anderson and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2005: A bill for an act relating to environment finance; appropriating money for drinking water source protection.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Limmer and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2006: A bill for an act relating to public safety; permitting certain offenses to be charged in either the county of the offense or the home county of the arresting law enforcement agency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 436.05, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Metzen, Tomassoni, Day, Senjem and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 2007: A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the director of the State Lottery to establish lottery gaming machines and enter into a contract for the management and placement of the machines; providing powers and duties to the director; providing for gaming machine revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 240.13, by adding a subdivision; 240.35, subdivision 1; 297A.94; 299L.02, subdivision 1; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349A.01, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.04; 349A.10, subdivisions 3, 6; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.651, subdivision 1; 609.75, subdivisions 3, 4; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2008: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a group residential housing supplemental rate for a provider in Mahnomen County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256I.05, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hann, Koering and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2009: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for health insurance premiums; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Scheid, Tomassoni, Sparks, Pogemiller and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2010: A bill for an act relating to housing; creating a pilot program to stabilize market values of residential real estate in certain areas; providing a five-year guarantee against depreciation in value of certain properties; providing incentives to restructure mortgage loans; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 462A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2011: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying grantee requirements for lead reduction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.9512, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 2012: A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing dental care pilot projects; requiring dental services to be provided on a fee-for-service basis; limiting dental benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.0625, by adding subdivisions; 256B.69, subdivision 6; 256L.03, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.037; 256B.0625, subdivision 9; 256B.69, subdivision 6c.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 2013: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Spring Grove to support an arts and education project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2014: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a capacity building grant for financial counseling program expansion.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koch and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2015: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for the film production jobs program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2016: A bill for an act relating to taxation; city of Little Falls; extending its food and beverage tax; amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 2, section 30, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Skoe, Dibble and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2017: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; requiring compliance with certain laws to participate in certain agriculture property tax programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 40A.09; 273.111, by adding a subdivision; 473H.04, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Moua, for the Committee on Judiciary, introduced--
S.F. No. 2018: A bill for an act relating to public safety; imposing per-page filing fees for court papers; increasing various court fees and the criminal and traffic surcharge; authorizing the imposition of a public defender fee for licensed attorneys; establishing a court and public defender account in the special revenue fund and depositing these fees into that account; temporarily reducing the penalty for numerous first-time misdemeanors throughout the statutes and local ordinances; increasing the maximum fine for petty misdemeanors and authorizing restitution to be ordered; temporarily eliminating the authority of local units of government to enact ordinances with misdemeanor penalties for first-time offenders; prohibiting local authorities from enforcing criminal provisions with administrative penalties; expanding the application of the criminal and traffic surcharge; authorizing referees to preside over conciliation courts and increasing the conciliation court civil claim limit; providing the Fourth Judicial District with fiscal flexibility as to the location of court facilities; repealing the mandatory minimum sentences for predatory offender registration offenses and subsequent controlled substance offenses; adjusting the threshold amounts for certain controlled substances crimes; establishing a marijuana plant possession crime; expanding the stay of adjudication provision for low-level controlled substance offenders; providing a 90-day cap on incarceration for certain first-time supervised release violations; eliminating the requirement that judges impose a minimum sentence on felony DWI offenders; requesting the Sentencing Guidelines Commission to rerank the felony DWI offense; requiring that prisoners serve a minimum of 60 percent of their prison sentence; providing for supervised release of offenders; providing a restorative justice-based alternative disposition process for certain adult and juvenile offenders; providing for the use of special masters to handle pretrial matters; imposing criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 152.01, subdivision 16, by adding subdivisions; 152.021, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 152.022, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 152.023, subdivisions 2, 3; 152.024, subdivision 3; 152.025, subdivisions 2, 3; 152.027, by adding a subdivision; 152.18, subdivision 1; 169.89, subdivision 2; 169A.275, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 169A.276, subdivisions 1, 2; 243.166, subdivision 5; 244.01, subdivision 8; 244.04, subdivisions 1, 1a; 244.101, subdivision 1; 244.14, subdivision 3; 244.171, subdivision 4; 357.021, subdivisions 1a, 2, 6, 7; 357.022; 357.08; 366.01, subdivision 10; 368.01, subdivision 22; 375.53; 412.231; 484.91, subdivision 1; 491A.01, subdivision 3; 491A.03, subdivision 1; 609.02, subdivision 4a; 609.0331; 609.0332, subdivision 1; 609.095; 609.105, subdivision 1a; 643.29, subdivision 1; 645.241; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 244; 410; 484; 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 152.026; 383B.65, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.