State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, March 18, 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 Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1586: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing for economic growth in rural counties of the state by allowing a credit against the income tax of an employer for the creation and retention of certain jobs; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1587: A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for biomass facility grant.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1588: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for specialized emergency response teams to supplement resources responding to catastrophe; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 12.03, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Anderson and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1589: A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for a grant to city of Cromwell.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1590: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; protecting customers from injuries resulting from use of inflatable play equipment used for commercial purposes; requiring the presence of trained supervisors and liability insurance; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 184B.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Sieben, Kelash, Anderson and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1591: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a grant program for solar energy projects at regional parks; appropriating money for solar energy projects in metropolitan parks and state parks and recreation areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.019, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Torres Ray, Kelash and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1592: A bill for an act relating to homelessness; requiring certain data for the Homeless Management Information System.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1593: A bill for an act relating to real property; statutory warranties; providing for notice and opportunity to repair with certain conditions; providing remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 327A.01, subdivision 7, by adding subdivisions; 327A.02, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 327A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Fobbe introduced--
S.F. No. 1594: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; authorizing the city of Milaca to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within district; requiring adoption of street improvement plan; authorizing collection of fees.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Torres Ray, Clark, Fobbe, Robling and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1595: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing the commissioner of education to provide grants for concurrent enrollment programs in the same manner as advanced placement and international baccalaureate programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.13; 120B.132; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.091.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1596: A bill for an act relating to crime; modifying crime of fleeing a peace officer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.487, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.487, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1597: A bill for an act relating to transportation; clarifying provision on expedited town road extinguishment; amending Laws 2008, chapter 287, article 1, section 122.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1598: A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions dealing with mortuary science; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 149A.01, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Olson, M.; Scheid; Berglin; Marty and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1599: A bill for an act relating to health; promoting preventive health care by requiring high deductible health plans used with a health savings account to cover preventive care with no deductible as permitted by federal law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62Q.65.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rest, Day, Olseen, Lourey and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1600: A bill for an act relating to government operations; creating technology accessibility standards for the state; authorizing rulemaking; establishing the advisory committee for technology standards for accessibility and usability; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16C.02, by adding a subdivision; 16C.03, subdivision 3; 16C.08, subdivision 2; 16E.01, subdivisions 1a, 3, by adding a subdivision; 16E.02, subdivision 1; 16E.03, subdivisions 2, 4; 16E.04, subdivision 1; 16E.07, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16C; 16E.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1601: A bill for an act relating to retirement; increasing the size of the board of trustees of the Teachers Retirement Association by adding an additional elected retired member; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 354.06, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1602: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of bonds; appropriating money for an entrepreneurship and technology business incubator.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1603: A bill for an act relating to local government; creating the Council on Local Results and Innovation; encouraging local governments to develop performance measurement programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Saltzman, Murphy, Skoe and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1604: A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting certain trucks on Stillwater Lift Bridge; requiring commissioner of transportation to enter into agreement with state of Wisconsin or close the Stillwater Lift Bridge.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1605: A bill for an act relating to municipal planning; authorizing amendments to a municipal comprehensive plan for affordable housing to be approved by a simple majority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462.355, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Sieben, Berglin, Higgins, Erickson Ropes and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1606: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing additional funding for local and healthy school lunches; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.111, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben, Kubly, Dahle, Higgins and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1607: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for food and nutrition assistance.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Torres Ray, Kelash, Anderson, Tomassoni and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1608: A bill for an act relating to economic development; expanding Youthbuild programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 116L.362, subdivision 1; 116L.364, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Torres Ray, Saxhaug, Sparks, Pariseau and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1609: A bill for an act relating to employment; amending the Minnesota Labor Relations Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 181.87, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Rest, Bonoff, Moua, Dibble and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1610: A bill for an act relating to transit; authorizing temporary transfers from the metropolitan livable communities fund accounts and the right-of-way loan acquisition fund for transit operating deficits; modifying funding sources for metropolitan livable communities fund accounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.254, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Metzen and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1611: A bill for an act relating to insurance; authorizing the Nonprofit Insurance Trust to self-insure against certain liabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 471.98, subdivision 2; 471.982, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1612: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; authorizing the city of Henderson to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within district; requiring adoption of street improvement plan; authorizing collection of fees.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1613: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the city of Northfield public safety and regional emergency operations center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1614: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Bridges rental housing assistance program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Carlson, Berglin and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1615: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying application procedures and requirements for driver’s license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 171.06, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7410.0410.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1616: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan area public transit; modifying provisions related to local planning and development of transit and providing of financial assistance to public transit providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 473.382; 473.384, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.384, subdivisions 6, 7; Laws 1997, chapter 159, article 2, section 4, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy, Marty, Higgins, Lourey and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1617: A bill for an act relating to crime prevention; providing for an aggressive initiative against chemical dependency; increasing the tax on alcoholic beverages to fund this initiative; eliminating obsolete language and making technical corrections; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169A.275, subdivision 5; 169A.284, subdivision 1; 169A.54, subdivision 11; 169A.70, subdivisions 2, 3, 7, by adding subdivisions; 254B.01, subdivision 2; 254B.02, subdivision 1; 254B.04, subdivisions 1, 3; 254B.06, subdivision 1; 297G.03, subdivisions 1, 2; 297G.04, subdivisions 1, 2; 609.115, subdivision 8; 609.135, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 254A; 373; 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 254B.02, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 254B.03, subdivision 4; 254B.09, subdivisions 4, 5, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 1618: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying requirements for noise abatement on highway construction projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.125, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Tomassoni, Rosen and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1619: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for extended employment services for persons with disabilities; establishing purpose and need for extended employment services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1620: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing the Metropolitan Airports Commission to extend hours of sale; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1621: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying disposition of solid waste management tax revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297H.13, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Johnson, Hann, Scheid and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1622: A bill for an act relating to pupil transportation; including pupil transportation within the meaning of public transit assistance; directing transfers of money from transit assistance fund and allocation from metropolitan area sales tax for transit for pupil transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.88; 297A.992, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dille, Kubly, Robling, Frederickson and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1623: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to repeal the federal legislation of 1863 ordering the removal of Dakota people from Minnesota and the Dakotas.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dibble and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1624: A bill for an act relating to environment; authorizing uses for the Hennepin County solid and hazardous waste fund; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 383B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1625: A bill for an act relating to retirement; extending filing date for inclusion of Clearwater County Memorial Hospital in Public Employees Retirement Association; amending Laws 2006, chapter 271, article 5, section 5, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1626: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Paul Bunyan Trail bridge; authorizing sale of state transportation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1627: A bill for an act relating to courts; enforcing judicial sanctions, including fines, fees, and surcharges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 2.724, subdivisions 2, 3; 86B.705, subdivision 2; 134A.09, subdivision 2a; 134A.10, subdivision 3; 152.025, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.0262, subdivision 1; 169A.20, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 169A.284; 299D.03, subdivision 5; 357.021, subdivision 6; 364.08; 480.15, by adding a subdivision; 484.85; 484.90, subdivision 6; 491A.02, subdivision 9; 525.091, subdivision 1; 550.011; 609.10, subdivision 1; 609.101, subdivision 4; 609.125, subdivision 1; 609.131, subdivision 3; 609.135, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2; 631.48; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 152.025, subdivision 3; 152.0262, subdivision 2; 484.90, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 487.08, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; 609.135, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1628: A bill for an act relating to courts; authorizing the court to offer or agree to continuance for dismissal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.132; 631.21.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Chaudhary; Rummel; Olson, M. and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1629: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; making wellhead protection areas eligible for the reinvest in Minnesota reserve program; modifying conservation reserve program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103F.515, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Torres Ray, Saxhaug, Anderson and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1630: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring schools to develop a plan and comply with requirements on using restrictive procedures for children with disabilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 121A.66; 121A.67, subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules, parts 3525.0210, subparts 5, 6, 9, 13, 17, 29, 30, 46, 47; 3525.1100, subpart 2, item F; 3525.2900, subpart 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Marty and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1631: A bill for an act relating to public health; limiting the Board of Medical Practice from bringing a disciplinary action against a physician for prescribing, administering, or dispensing long-term antibiotic therapy for chronic Lyme disease.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1632: A bill for an act relating to capital improvement; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Hibbing to renovate the city public library.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1633: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for renovation of the Miners Memorial in Virginia; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1634: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; allowing residents to decline to receive local telephone directories; providing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 1635: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; regulating the practice of plumbing; regulating work on medical gas systems; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Skogen; Clark; Stumpf; Olson, G. and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1636: A bill for an act relating to libraries; adjusting regional public library system maintenance of effort provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 134.34, subdivisions 1, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1637: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for Victory Memorial Drive restoration.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1638: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying placement and transportation of students in another district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 125A.15; 125A.51.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Prettner Solon, Sheran, Erickson Ropes, Langseth and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 1639: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying payment rates for hospitals located within the seven-county metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256.969, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Sheran, Rosen, Tomassoni and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1640: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for a grant to the International Renewable Energy Technical Institute at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1641: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment, natural resources, and energy; establishing fees; providing for disposition of certain fees; modifying certain insurance form requirements; modifying and establishing assessments for certain regulatory expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 45.027, subdivision 1; 60A.315, subdivision 6; 61A.02, subdivisions 2, 2a; 61A.072, subdivision 11; 70A.06, subdivision 2; 84.415, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 84.63; 84.631; 84.632; 85.015, subdivision 1b; 85.019, by adding a subdivision; 93.481, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 7; 97A.075, subdivision 1; 103G.301, subdivisions 2, 3; 115A.1314, subdivision 2; 216B.62, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, by adding subdivisions; 237.295, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 93; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 60A.315, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; Laws 2008, chapter 363, article 5, section 30.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson, Metzen, Pogemiller and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 1642: A bill for an act relating to state government; transferring the Office of Energy Security to the Pollution Control Agency and renaming it the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; requiring a report on necessary changes to management of water in this state; transferring the responsibilities of the commissioner of labor and industry to the commissioner of commerce and changing the name to commissioner of labor and commerce; making corresponding technical and housekeeping changes; transferring consumer protection responsibilities of the commissioner of commerce to the attorney general; transferring mortgage fraud investigation responsibilities from the commissioner of commerce to the commissioner of public safety; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; 43A.08, subdivision 1a; 45.012; 116.02.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1643: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring completion of certain environmental impact statements.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1644: A bill for an act relating to gambling; lawful gambling; authorizing the board to adopt rules for electronic pull-tab games; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 349.12, by adding subdivisions; 349.151, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1645: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for land acquisition by Southeast Technical College, Red Wing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1646: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting car sharing organizations from rental car fee in lieu of registration tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.64, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rummel and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1647: A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money to establish a national solar testing and certification laboratory.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble; Kubly; Higgins; Olson, M. and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1648: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for grants for restorative justice programs.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1649: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money; amending Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 2, section 62, subdivision 2; article 19, section 3, subdivision 4, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1650: A bill for an act relating to health and human services; requiring the commissioners of health and human services to provide notice to cities of certain residential programs’ licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144D.03, by adding a subdivision; 245A.11, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rummel, Anderson, Frederickson, Chaudhary and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1651: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money from the clean water fund for clean water legacy and drinking water protection activities; providing for disposition of clean water fund; eliminating clean water legacy account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 114D.20, subdivision 6; 114D.30, subdivision 6; 114D.50; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 114D.45.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1652: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for energy-efficiency improvements to the Beltrami County jail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1653: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating various licenses, forms, coverages, marketing practices, and records; classifying certain data; providing for the coordination of health insurance benefits; prescribing a criminal penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.716, by adding a subdivision; 45.011, subdivision 1; 45.0135, subdivision 7; 58.02, subdivision 17; 59B.01; 60A.08, by adding a subdivision; 60A.198, subdivisions 1, 3; 60A.205, subdivision 1; 60A.2085, subdivisions 1, 3, 7, 8; 60A.23, subdivision 8; 60A.235; 60A.32; 60K.365; 62A.011, subdivision 3; 62A.136; 62A.315; 62A.316; 62L.02, subdivision 26; 62M.05, subdivision 3a; 65A.27, subdivision 1; 67A.191, subdivision 2; 72A.139, subdivision 2; 72A.20, subdivision 15; 82.31, subdivision 4; 82B.08, by adding a subdivision; 82B.20, subdivision 2; 256B.0571, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62A; 72A; 82B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 70A.07; 79.56, subdivision 4; 325E.311; 325E.312; 325E.313; 325E.314; 325E.315; 325E.316; Minnesota Rules, parts 2742.0100; 2742.0200; 2742.0300; 2742.0400; 2742.0500.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1654: A bill for an act relating to pupil transportation; authorizing a school district to report actual costs instead of allocated costs for contracted services; clarifying certain field trip costs; broadening resident district involvement when a student is placed in another district for care and treatment; increasing the maximum weight of a type A-I school bus; modifying seat back and tailpipe equipment standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.92, subdivisions 1, 5; 125A.15; 125A.51; 169.011, subdivision 71; 169.443, subdivision 9; 169.4501, subdivision 1; 169.4503, subdivision 20, by adding a subdivision; 169.454, subdivision 13; 169A.03, subdivision 23; 171.01, subdivision 22; 171.02, subdivisions 2, 2a; 171.321, subdivisions 1, 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Chaudhary, Frederickson, Saxhaug and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1655: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for seizure and forfeiture of certain off-highway vehicles; modifying operating restrictions for all-terrain vehicles; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 84.928, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.796; 84.805; 84.929.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Fobbe, Chaudhary and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1656: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing up to 20 percent of minnows imported for aquatic farms to be sold as bait; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97C.515, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Olson, M.; Chaudhary; Saxhaug; Skogen and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1657: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; reorganizing, consolidating, and restructuring state environment and natural resource agencies and departments; establishing Environment and Natural Resources Structure Committee to advise legislature and governor on new structure; abolishing all powers and duties of Pollution Control Agency, Department of Natural Resources, Environmental Quality Board, Board of Water and Soil Resources, Petroleum Tank Release Compensation Board, and Agricultural Chemical Response Compensation Board; abolishing certain powers and duties of Departments of Agriculture, Health, Public Safety, and Commerce.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1658: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing for the use of special magistrates to handle pretrial matters; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 484.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Higgins and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1659: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; modifying definition of public use; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 117.025, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1660: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Paul Bunyan State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni, Kelash and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1661: A bill for an act relating to construction; requiring registration of unlicensed contractors and subcontractors; imposing a fee; imposing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.