State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 26, 2009
8:15 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1891: A bill for an act relating to energy; increasing the capacity of wind energy conversion systems over which counties have authority to issue site permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216F.01, subdivisions 2, 3; 216F.02; 216F.08.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 1892: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying regulation of storm water discharges; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 115.03, subdivision 5c.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1893: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a literacy collaborative program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Senjem, Higgins and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1894: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing local units of government to impose administrative fines for certain offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 6.74; 169.022; 169.985; 169.99, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Scheid and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1895: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; allowing use of increment to offset state aid reductions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.176, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Chaudhary, Saxhaug and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1896: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment and natural resources.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1897: A bill for an act relating to public health; prohibiting the installation of utility poles treated with or containing pentachlorophenol in Minneapolis; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1898: A bill for an act relating to cities; authorizing counties and cities to establish a main street and neighborhood revitalization program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1899: A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring town board consent before Three Rivers Park District acquires property in a town; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 383B.72.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 1900: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a geothermal water-to-water heat pump system in Waconia High School; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 1901: A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying requirement for conservation rate structure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103G.291, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1902: A bill for an act relating to commerce; exempting a disabled veterans organization from the prohibition on use of an automatic dialing device in certain situations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 325E.27.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Sieben and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1903: A bill for an act relating to transportation; prescribing duties and powers of commissioner of transportation with respect to passenger rail between Chicago and St. Paul; authorizing use of design-build method of contracting in high-speed rail project; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1904: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating continuation coverage; conforming Minnesota law to the requirements necessary for assistance eligible individuals who are not enrolled in continuation coverage to receive a federal premium subsidy under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62A.17, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1905: A bill for an act relating to insurance; expanding the small employer health insurance market; creating a process for developing a standard application form for small employer health coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62L.02, subdivision 26.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1906: A bill for an act relating to education finance; removing an obsolete reference; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.10, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1907: A bill for an act relating to education finance; updating a reference; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.05, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1908: A bill for an act relating to education finance; defining similar departments for purposes of the pupil transportation equal treatment statute; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.85, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Moua, Scheid, Rest and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1909: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tobacco; moist snuff; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297F.01, subdivision 19, by adding a subdivision; 297F.05, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1910: A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing for the licensing and regulation of certain persons; establishing prelicense and continuing education requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 45.22; 45.23; 60K.31, by adding a subdivision; 60K.36, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 60K.37, by adding a subdivision; 60K.55, subdivision 2; 60K.56; 72B.02, subdivisions 2, 5, 11, by adding subdivisions; 72B.03; 72B.05; 72B.06; 72B.08, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 72B.135, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 82.32; 82B.05, subdivision 1; 82B.08, by adding subdivisions; 82B.09, by adding a subdivision; 82B.10; 82B.13, subdivisions 4, 5, 6; 82B.19, subdivisions 1, 2; 82B.20, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 45; 60K; 72B; 82; 82B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 72B.02, subdivision 12; 72B.04; 82B.02; Minnesota Rules, parts 2808.0100; 2808.1000; 2808.1100; 2808.1200; 2808.1300; 2808.1400; 2808.1500; 2808.1600; 2808.1700; 2808.2000; 2808.2100; 2808.6000; 2808.7000; 2808.7100; 2809.0010; 2809.0020; 2809.0030; 2809.0040; 2809.0050; 2809.0060; 2809.0070; 2809.0080; 2809.0090; 2809.0100; 2809.0110; 2809.0120; 2809.0130; 2809.0140; 2809.0150; 2809.0160; 2809.0170; 2809.0180; 2809.0190; 2809.0200; 2809.0210; 2809.0220.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Prettner Solon, Marty and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1911: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; providing licensure for dental professionals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 150A.01, subdivision 8; 150A.02, subdivision 1; 150A.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 150A.06, subdivisions 2a, 2b, 2c, 2d, 4a, 5, 7, 8; 150A.08, subdivisions 1, 3, 3a, 5, 6, 8; 150A.081; 150A.09, subdivisions 1, 3; 150A.091, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, by adding subdivisions; 150A.10, subdivisions 1a, 2, 4; 150A.12; 150A.13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 150A.09, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1912: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reducing the state general levy for historic commercial buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.13, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Frederickson, Anderson, Rummel, Dille and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1913: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money from the clean water fund for clean water legacy activities.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1914: A bill for an act relating to highways; directing commissioner of transportation to construct paved apron at certain intersections; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Rummel, Anderson and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1915: A bill for an act relating to environment finance; requiring waters to be monitored for endocrine disruptors and other compounds; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1916: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to provide a grant to the Center for the Arts in South Washington County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1917: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to provide a grant to the Center for the Arts in South Washington County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben, Rummel, Anderson and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1918: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for comprehensive water monitoring and phosphorus reduction in Lake St. Croix.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson, Dibble and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1919: A bill for an act relating to energy; creating Minnesota Green Enterprise Authority; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1920: A bill for an act relating to local government; appropriating money for grants to encourage local government units to participate in inter-local service sharing agreements in the delivery of public safety services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1921: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the Board of Pharmacy to report all controlled substance schedule changes the board recommends to the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 152.02, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Anderson, Prettner Solon, Cohen and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1922: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a working group; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Lynch and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1923: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing the State-County Results, Accountability, and Service Delivery Redesign; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 402A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1924: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to collect and report information on managed care plan and county-based purchasing plan provider reimbursement rates; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.69, subdivision 9b.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1925: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to implement a complementary and alternative medicine demonstration project to provide integrated services to state health care program enrollees with neck and back problems; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1926: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; school readiness program; school readiness service agreements; prekindergarten exploratory projects; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 119B.13, subdivision 1; 119B.231, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 2, section 62, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1927: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment and natural resources.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Anderson and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1928: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying administration of the Lessard Outdoor Heritage Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97A.056, subdivisions 2, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Pariseau and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1929: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing certain retired peace officers to carry a pistol without a permit; requiring law enforcement agencies to issue identification to former officers who qualify to carry without a permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 624.714, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1930: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending medical assistance coverage to donor human breast milk; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1931: A bill for an act relating to insurance; amending the fair claims processing act as it applies to certain automobile insurance claims; providing certain rights for third-party claimants in insurance settlement of claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 72A.201, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1932: A bill for an act relating to economic development; requiring accountability measures and reports as a condition for receiving state funds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 1933: A bill for an act relating to higher education; defining terms; providing an appeals process; requiring a report; providing awards for online courses; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 135A.25, subdivision 4; 136A.08, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 136A.127, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1934: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing designation of critical access nursing facilities; providing a rate increase to designated facilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Vandeveer and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 1935: A bill for an act relating to education; adjusting the burden of proof in special education due process hearings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 125A.091, subdivision 16.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1936: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for a progressive development and employment opportunities grant.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gimse and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 1937: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for the postponement of a local election or extension of voting hours in the event of inclement weather; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1938: A bill for an act relating to state government finance; providing federal stimulus oversight funding for certain state agencies; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.