State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 30, 2009
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1939: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; modifying the interest rate on certain judgments and awards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 549.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1940: A bill for an act relating to environment finance; requiring the Pollution Control Agency to recover costs for permits and certifications; requiring a project proposer to pay for costs of preparing environmental assessment worksheet; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115.77, subdivision 1; 116.07, subdivision 4d; 116.41, subdivision 2; 116C.834, subdivision 1; 116D.045.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1941: A bill for an act relating to liquor; clarifying on-sale event license requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.404, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 1942: A bill for an act relating to energy improvements; appropriating money for solar-generated energy power equipment.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1943: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; creating a commission on local foods; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Carlson, Gerlach, Metzen, Dille and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 1944: A bill for an act relating to waters; appropriating money for water quality at the Minnesota Zoo.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1945: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for local match for adding a lane to a portion of Trunk Highway 10 in Anoka County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1946: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the Board of Trustees of MnSCU to implement a policy on credit transfers; requiring a report to the legislature.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1947: A bill for an act relating to education finance; indexing equalizing factors for the debt service and referendum equalization aid programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 126C.17, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1948: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring feasibility study on extending commuter rail service between Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1949: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring certain striping on Trunk Highway 47.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1950: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing county maintenance on Trunk Highway 47.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Fobbe introduced--
S.F. No. 1951: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting construction materials and equipment used to construct the Mille Lacs County courts facility; removing an obsolete provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1952: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for an interchange on marked Trunk Highway 76 in Caledonia; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1953: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for public infrastructure in Caledonia; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1954: A bill for an act relating to veterans; extending the County Veterans Services Working Group; amending Laws 2008, chapter 297, article 2, section 26, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Sieben, Anderson and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1955: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; establishing composting competitive grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Sieben, Jungbauer and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1956: A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing a grant program for idling reduction technology purchases; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1957: A bill for an act relating to health; repealing the unfair price discrimination on drugs statute; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 151.061.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1958: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting certain leased seasonal-recreational land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 272.02, by adding a subdivision; 273.19, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 272.0213.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1959: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a bicycle and pedestrian trail grant.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1960: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the state requirement for pupil transportation for elementary pupils; authorizing a levy to pay for certain transportation costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.88, subdivision 1; 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1961: A bill for an act relating to education finance; defining a locally controlled process for establishing hazardous traffic condition pupil transportation zones; authorizing a levy for certain hazardous pupil transportation services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1962: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; highways; modifying provisions relating to loans to acquire highway right-of-way in the metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.167, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1963: A bill for an act relating to homebuyer savings plans; establishing a homebuyer savings plan trust; providing income and franchise tax deductions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b, 19d; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 1964: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting construction materials for the Faribault wastewater treatment facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1965: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying local sales and use tax for Cook County; modifying the bonding authority limit for certain projects; amending Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 7, section 18, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1966: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a property tax exemption for certain nursing homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1967: A bill for an act relating to taxation; aggregate production taxes; decreasing the production tax rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 298.75, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Chaudhary, Ingebrigtsen, Fobbe, Saxhaug and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1968: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying permit requirements and fees for fishing contest permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97C.081, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6, 9.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1969: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing for a film investment credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1970: A bill for an act relating to film production; authorizing film production investment grants; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116U.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1971: A bill for an act relating to veterans; permitting a dependent returning from active military service to enroll as a dependent in the state employee group insurance program regardless of status as a full-time student; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 43A.23, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1972: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring legislative reports by commissioner of agriculture on use of federal money for state biomass-related activities.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1973: A bill for an act relating to real estate; regulating real estate transactions involving potential methamphetamine contamination; requiring training; authorizing certain testing; providing remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 82.22, by adding a subdivision; 82.32; 82.41, by adding a subdivision; 152.0275, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Hann, Gerlach and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 1974: A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota Constitution; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by adding a section; providing that a marriage between a man and a woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Vandeveer and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1975: A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota Constitution; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by adding a section; providing that a marriage between a man and a woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Limmer, Vickerman, Jungbauer and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1976: A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota Constitution; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by adding a section; providing that a marriage between a man and a woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1977: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating the early graduation achievement scholarship program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.07; 126C.126; 126C.20; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Limmer, Ingebrigtsen, Day, Vickerman and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1978: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP eligibility; modifying GA eligibility; eliminating general assistance medical care and MinnesotaCare eligibility for persons convicted of crimes of violence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256D.024, by adding a subdivision; 256D.03, subdivision 3; 256J.26, by adding a subdivision; 256L.04, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Limmer, Ortman and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1979: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for adding a lane to a portion of Interstate Highway 494; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 1980: A bill for an act relating to parks and trails; appropriating money for grants to the Three Rivers Park District for purposes of the Dakota Rail Regional Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kelash, Scheid, Moua and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1981: A bill for an act relating to real property; mortgages; providing for postponement of sale; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 580.07.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Gerlach, Vickerman, Skogen, Gimse and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1982: A bill for an act relating to veterans; requiring an interview for veterans listed as meeting minimum qualifications and claiming veterans preference for positions of state government employment; applying to state civil service certain removal provisions in current local government law; requiring a report of certain state employment statistics pertaining to veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 43A.11, subdivision 7; 197.455, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 1983: A bill for an act relating to energy finance; providing money to increase energy efficiency in Westonka schools; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Rosen, Marty, Koering and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1984: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for long-term homeless supportive services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1985: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Leech Lake Tribal College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1986: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reducing class rate on certain recreational property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.13, subdivision 25.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Vickerman and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1987: A bill for an act relating to the military; appropriating money for postdeployment health assessments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 192.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1988: A bill for an act relating to marriage; providing for a marriage evaluation study group.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Fischbach, Gerlach, Vickerman, Langseth and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 1989: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing certain information displayed prior to an abortion; adding a wrongful death action; providing civil and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 145.4241, by adding subdivisions; 145.4242; 145.4243; 518B.01, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 573.02, subdivision 1; 609.2242, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Dibble, Berglin and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1990: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing Minnesota Colorectal Cancer Prevention Act and women’s heart health program; increasing tobacco-related taxes and designating funds for public health programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297F.01, subdivision 19; 297F.05, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 297F.10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1991: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; appropriating money for a specific purpose; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 477A.03, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1992: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing microdistilleries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 340A.101, by adding a subdivision; 340A.301, subdivisions 4, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Scheid and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1993: A bill for an act relating to economic development; amending limitations on tax increment financing districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.176, subdivision 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1994: A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring permanent school fund revenue to be set aside for school technology purposes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.