State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
12:00 Noon
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1843: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use taxes; modifying certain sales and use tax exemptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.61, by adding a subdivision; 297A.67, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 1844: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying referendum revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 126C.01, by adding a subdivision; 126C.17, subdivisions 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Koering and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 1845: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the fourth-degree assault crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.2231, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1846: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing a special liquor license for the city of Minneapolis.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Koch and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 1847: A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying the minimum wage for tipped employees; providing for a tip credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 177.24, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1848: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; directing the commissioner of agriculture to make recommendations on horse operations.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Sparks, Metzen and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 1849: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating consumer small loan lenders and residential mortgage originators and servicers; providing for the calculation of reserves and nonforfeiture values of preneed funeral insurance contracts; revising annual audit requirements for insurers; regulating life and health guaranty association notices; regulating the powers of, and surplus requests for, township mutuals; imposing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 47.58, subdivision 1; 47.60, subdivisions 1, 3, 6; 58.05, subdivision 3; 58.06, subdivision 2; 58.13, subdivision 1; 60A.124; 60B.03, subdivision 15; 60L.02, subdivision 3; 61B.28, subdivisions 7, 8; 67A.01; 67A.06; 67A.07; 67A.14, subdivisions 1, 7; 67A.18, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 60A; 61A; 67A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 60A.129; 67A.14, subdivision 5; 67A.17; 67A.19; Minnesota Rules, parts 2675.2180; 2675.7100; 2675.7110; 2675.7120; 2675.7130; 2675.7140.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1850: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a public residential high school for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1851: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the additional financing of metropolitan area transit and paratransit capital expenditures; authorizing the issuance of certain obligations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.39, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Berglin; Olson, M. and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1852: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing funding for Ojibwe and Dakota immersion programs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1853: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Headwaters Science Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1854: A bill for an act relating to education finance; adding a pupil miles transported component to the general education revenue formula; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 18, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1855: A bill for an act relating to state employees; limiting reimbursement for travel expenses.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1856: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for renovation of the Lanesboro dam.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins, Rosen and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1857: A bill for an act relating to family law; enacting the Family Reunification Act of 2009; changing certain child placement procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 260C.201, subdivision 11; 260C.328; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1858: A bill for an act relating to public safety; including registered housing with services establishments in definition of health care facility for registration of predatory offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 243.166, subdivision 4b.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1859: A bill for an act relating to state employees; providing criteria for state employees’ personal electronic health records.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Moua, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 1860: A bill for an act relating to courts; authorizing media coverage in trial court proceedings; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 480.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1861: A bill for an act relating to energy cooperatives; authorizing the formation of distributed generation cooperatives; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 308A.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1862: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater treatment facility improvements in the city of Deer Creek; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1863: A bill for an act relating to health; exempting dentists from certain electronic transaction requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62J.536, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1864: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for utility and street improvements in the city of Henning; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1865: A bill for an act relating to energy improvements; appropriating money for the city of Deer Creek.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Foley and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 1866: A bill for an act relating to taxation; city of Coon Rapids; tax increment financing.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1867: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 4A.05.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1868: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the Child Protection Background Check Act to include independent contractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 299C.61, subdivision 6; 299C.62, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1869: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a community schools grant to Independent School District No. 286, Brooklyn Center; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen, Gerlach, Carlson and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1870: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for capital improvements at the Minnesota Zoo.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1871: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for green industrial parks; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1872: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring commissioner of transportation to install specific service sign displaying information regarding church in Forest Lake.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Murphy, Lourey, Jungbauer and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 1873: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for employment of certain peace officers and corrections officers under joint power agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 471.59, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Metzen, Gerlach, Sparks, Tomassoni and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1874: A bill for an act relating to taxes; modifying provisions relating to lawful gambling taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297E.01, subdivisions 7, 8; 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 7, 10; 297E.13, subdivision 5; 349.12, subdivision 25; 349.166, subdivision 2; 349.19, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297E.02, subdivisions 4, 6, 11; 349.15, subdivision 3; 349.19, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Metzen, Gerlach, Sparks, Tomassoni and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1875: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; providing for electronic bingo; modifying pull-tab dispensing devices; making clarifying and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 349.12, subdivisions 5, 12a, 18, 25b, 25c, 25d; 349.151, subdivisions 4b, 4c; 349.16, subdivision 7; 349.1635, subdivision 1; 349.17, subdivisions 6, 7, 8; 349.18, subdivision 1; 349.211, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1876: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying and updating provisions relating to motor carriers, highways, and the Department of Transportation; making clarifying and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 168.013, subdivision 1e; 168.185; 169.025; 169.801, subdivision 10; 169.823, subdivision 1; 169.824; 169.8261; 169.827; 169.85, subdivision 2; 169.862, subdivision 2; 169.864, subdivisions 1, 2; 169.865, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 169.866, subdivision 1; 169.87, subdivision 2; 174.64, subdivision 4; 174.66; 221.012, subdivisions 19, 29; 221.021, subdivision 1; 221.022; 221.025; 221.026, subdivisions 2, 5; 221.0269, subdivision 3; 221.031, subdivisions 1, 3, 3c, 6; 221.0314, subdivisions 2, 3a, 9; 221.033, subdivisions 1, 2; 221.121, subdivisions 1, 7; 221.122, subdivision 1; 221.123; 221.132; 221.151, subdivision 1; 221.161, subdivisions 1, 4; 221.171; 221.172, subdivision 3; 221.185, subdivisions 2, 4, 5a, 9; 221.605, subdivision 1; 221.68; 221.81, subdivision 3d; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.67, subdivision 6; 169.826, subdivisions 1b, 5; 169.832, subdivisions 11, 11a; 221.012, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 7, 11, 12, 21, 23, 24, 30, 32, 39, 40, 41; 221.031, subdivision 2b; 221.072; 221.101; 221.111; 221.121, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 6, 6a, 6c, 6d, 6e, 6f; 221.131, subdivision 2a; 221.141, subdivision 6; 221.151, subdivisions 2, 3; 221.153; 221.172, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; 221.296, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1877: A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing Independent School District No. 857, Lewiston, to collect special education revenue for hired special education teachers.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1878: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minneapolis Firefighters Relief Association; modifying the number of member representatives on the relief association board of trustees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 423C.03, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1879: A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing Independent School District No. 2853, Lac qui Parle Valley, to levy funds for a replacement elevator.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1880: A bill for an act relating to local government; reestablishing the Board of Innovation; imposing powers and duties on the board; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.971, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 465.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Metzen and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1881: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing establishment of a tax increment financing district in the city of South St. Paul subject to certain requirements.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saltzman and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1882: A bill for an act relating to economic development; promoting a science and technology initiative; creating a commission; establishing a center; creating economic development grant programs; defining terms; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1883: A bill for an act relating to health and human services; changing registration and licensing provisions for housing with service establishments and entities under the Human Services Licensing Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144D.03, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 245A.04, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Doll and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1884: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying licensing requirements related to child care centers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245A.06, subdivision 8; 245A.07, subdivision 5; 245C.301.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1885: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring ordinances for the operation of certain motorized vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.045, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Saltzman, Scheid, Fobbe, Dahle and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1886: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating public adjusters; modifying the notice of cancellation and prohibited practices; regulating insurance claims for residential roofing goods and services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 72B.135, subdivisions 2, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Marty, Anderson and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1887: A bill for an act relating to civil law; releasing information to health care agents; providing access to health care agents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.384, subdivisions 2, 3; 144.225, subdivision 7; 144.419, subdivision 5; 169.09, subdivision 13; 246.70; 253B.10, subdivision 3; 253B.14; 253B.16, subdivision 2; 256B.48, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 1888: A bill for an act relating to traffic safety; expanding and protecting certain data items on death certificates of decedents; providing surviving family members greater access to crashed vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.10, by adding a subdivision; 169.09, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Gerlach, Michel, Koch, Dille and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1889: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring certain settlements involving the state to be paid to the state general fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.151, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1890: A bill for an act relating to health information technology; creating certain requirements for the use of federal funding; requiring legislative approval of a plan; limiting the appropriation of federal funds.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.