State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 16, 2009
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Sieben, Kelash, Rest and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1482: A bill for an act relating to real property; modifying provisions governing use of foreclosure proceedings to enforce homeowner association assessment liens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 515B.3-116.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1483: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for water and sewer infrastructure improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Carlson, Doll, Jungbauer and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1484: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring inclusion of bicycle and pedestrian accommodations as part of trunk highway bridge improvement program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 165.14, subdivisions 3, 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1485: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; creating a new class of brewer and establishing a license fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.301, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1486: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; amending reporting requirements for manufacturers and retailers of video display devices; limiting the amount of recycled electronics products that can be applied to future recycling obligations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115A.1314, subdivision 1; 115A.1316, subdivision 1; 115A.1318, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1487: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying the Department of Corrections’ per diem law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 241.018, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 241.018, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1488: A bill for an act relating to towns; requiring special town meetings upon petition of electors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 365.52, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 365.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1489: A bill for an act relating to local government; restructuring the Central Lakes Region Sanitary District as an elected body or alternatively providing for its dissolution; amending Laws 2003, chapter 127, article 9, section 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1490: A bill for an act relating to counties; repealing special laws authorizing appointment of certain county officers and requiring elections; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 383A.20, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 10, 12; 383B.025; 383C.136; 383E.03; 383E.04; 383E.05; 383E.06; Laws 1990, chapter 431; Laws 1991, chapter 338; Laws 1992, chapter 474; Laws 1997, chapter 90, as amended; Laws 1997, chapter 153; Laws 1998, chapter 302; Laws 1998, chapter 307; Laws 1998, chapter 308; Laws 2001, chapter 105; Laws 2001, chapter 180; Laws 2001, chapter 184; Laws 2002, chapter 256; Laws 2002, chapter 258; Laws 2002, chapter 263; Laws 2003, chapter 43; Laws 2005, chapter 75, sections 2; 3; Laws 2006, chapter 173; Laws 2007, chapter 26; Laws 2008, chapter 160; Laws 2008, chapter 161; Laws 2008, chapter 209.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1491: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for airport and air navigation facility improvement projects; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1492: A bill for an act relating to waters; appropriating money for a water ecology pilot project for certain K-12 schools.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skoe, Bakk, Tomassoni, Robling and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1493: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the state grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 136A.121, subdivisions 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1494: A bill for an act relating to licensing examinations; prohibiting certain practices in preparation for a radiologic technology examination; establishing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.121, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Langseth, Metzen and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1495: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for road construction in the city of Buhl; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Langseth, Metzen and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1496: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for road construction; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Langseth, Metzen and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1497: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater treatment facility improvements in the city of Gilbert; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Langseth, Metzen and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1498: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for sewer and water improvements in the city of Buhl; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid, Limmer, Foley, Rest and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1499: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money to provide a grant to the Northwest Hennepin Family Center in Brooklyn Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1500: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; appropriating money for the Vinland Center for rehabilitation services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dahle and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 1501: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the marked Trunk Highway 169 Corridor Transit Way; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Senjem, Chaudhary and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1502: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions and conforming penalties on shining artificial lights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 97A.331, subdivision 2; 97B.081.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Torres Ray, Erickson Ropes, Sheran, Berglin and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1503: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing child welfare provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 256.01, subdivision 14b; 259.52, subdivisions 2, 6; 260.012; 260.93; 260B.007, subdivision 7; 260B.157, subdivision 3; 260B.198, subdivision 1; 260C.007, subdivisions 18, 25; 260C.151, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 260C.163, by adding a subdivision; 260C.175, subdivision 1; 260C.176, subdivision 1; 260C.178, subdivisions 1, 3; 260C.201, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 11; 260C.209, subdivision 3; 260C.212, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 4a, 5, 7; 260D.02, subdivision 5; 260D.03, subdivision 1; 260D.07; 484.76, subdivision 2; Laws 2008, chapter 361, article 6, section 58; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 260C.209, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1504: A bill for an act relating to human services; amending mental health provisions; changing medical assistance reimbursement and eligibility; changing provider qualification and training requirements; amending mental health behavioral aide services; adding an excluded service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148C.11, subdivision 1; 245.4885, subdivision 1; 256B.0615, subdivisions 1, 3; 256B.0622, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0623, subdivision 5; 256B.0624, subdivision 8; 256B.0625, subdivision 49; 256B.0943, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9; 256B.0944, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Carlson, Doll, Koch, Rosen and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1505: A bill for an act relating to nuclear waste; requiring commissioner of commerce to collect and hold in escrow fees paid by Minnesota ratepayers for permanent repository for disposal of high-level radioactive waste; amending Laws 1997, chapter 201, section 1.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Tomassoni and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1506: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the requirements for certain on-sale liquor sales at the University of Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.404, subdivision 4a.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Vickerman, Skogen, Erickson Ropes, Fobbe and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1507: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing the Feeding Minnesota Task Force; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 31.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1508: A bill for an act relating to child support; changing certain provisions; redirecting payment of child support; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 518A.46, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Torres Ray, Berglin, Erickson Ropes, Marty and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1509: A bill for an act relating to human services; amending child care programs, program integrity, adult supports including general assistance medical care and group residential housing, and Minnesota family investment program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 119B.011, subdivision 3; 119B.08, subdivision 2; 119B.09, subdivision 1; 119B.12, subdivision 1; 119B.13, subdivision 6; 119B.15; 119B.231, subdivision 3; 256.014, subdivision 1; 256.0471, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 256D.01, subdivision 1b; 256D.44, subdivision 3; 256I.04, subdivisions 2a, 3; 256I.05, subdivision 1k; 256J.24, subdivision 5; 256J.425, subdivisions 2, 3; 256J.521, subdivision 2; 256J.545; 256J.561, subdivision 2; 256J.575, subdivision 3; 256J.626, subdivision 7; 256J.95, subdivisions 11, 13.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Murphy, Dibble, Olseen, Kubly and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1510: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for transit facilities in greater Minnesota; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy, Carlson, Jungbauer, Dibble and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1511: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for receipt and appropriation of federal economic recovery funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.36, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1512: A bill for an act relating to health; changing the fee for testing; requiring support services to families with children who are deaf or have hearing loss; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144.125, subdivision 1; 144.966, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Torres Ray, Dibble, Saltzman, Bonoff and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1513: A bill for an act relating to highway construction; requiring road authorities to mitigate construction impacts on small businesses; creating construction mitigation grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 160.16, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 161.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas, Moua, Berglin, Rosen and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1514: A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing criminal penalties for certain sex trafficking offenses; adding sex trafficking to the definition of crime of violence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.281, subdivision 5; 609.321, subdivision 7a; 609.322; 611A.036, subdivision 7; 624.712, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hann, Vickerman, Dille, Senjem and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1515: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a military retirement pay subtraction and repealing the military retirement pay credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.0677, subdivision 2; 290.091, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.0677, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Fobbe introduced--
S.F. No. 1516: A bill for an act relating to transportation; public transit; allowing use of public transit free of charge for disabled veterans and current, uniformed members on active service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 174.24, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision; 473.384, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Sheran, Lourey, Day and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1517: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for state trail rehabilitation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy, Frederickson, Day, Vickerman and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1518: A bill for an act relating to veterans; declaring June 13, 2009, Honoring All Vietnam Era Veterans Day.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1519: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to establish and administer a universal prescription drug program and prescription drug bulk purchasing program; establishing a dedicated fund; appropriating money; requiring mandated reports; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256O.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1520: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the city of Preston to restore a historic grain elevator; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1521: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the city of Spring Valley for a new community theater facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Torres Ray and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1522: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to food shelves and for food stamp outreach.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1523: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; providing for licensure and regulation of residential satellite system installers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.31, by adding a subdivision; 326B.32, subdivision 2; 326B.33, subdivision 19, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Scheid, Tomassoni, Lourey and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1524: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying municipal enforcement provisions of State Building Code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.106, subdivision 9; 326B.16.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1525: A bill for an act relating to human services; amending data privacy provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.04, subdivision 4; 241.065, subdivision 2; 246B.04, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1526: A bill for an act relating to human services; amending continuing care provisions, including changes to medical assistance, nursing facilities, and data management; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 252.282, subdivisions 3, 5; 256B.0657, subdivisions 5, 8; 256B.0913, subdivisions 4, 5a, 12; 256B.0915, subdivision 2; 256B.431, subdivision 10; 256B.433, subdivision 1; 256B.438, subdivision 7; 256B.441, subdivisions 5, 11; 256B.5011, subdivision 2; 256B.5012, subdivisions 6, 7; 256B.5013, subdivisions 1, 6; 626.557, subdivision 12b; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.5013, subdivisions 2, 3, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1527: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Clair A. Nelson Memorial Forest; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1528: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for free licenses to net ciscoes and whitefish to residents under age 16; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97A.451, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Tomassoni, Kelash, Sparks, Metzen and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1529: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; establishing an emergency employment development program; providing wage subsidies; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1530: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the state-paid property tax credit for property in bovine tuberculosis management zones; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.113, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1531: A bill for an act relating to education; creating model curriculum for mental health; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Sheran, Berglin, Lourey, Marty and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1532: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying practice requirements for advanced practice registered nurses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148.171, subdivisions 5, 10, 11, 13, 21; 148.235, subdivisions 2a, 4a, 4b; 151.01, subdivisions 23, 27; 151.37, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148.171, subdivision 6; 148.235, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1533: A bill for an act relating to public health; requiring information on meningococcal disease, human papilloma virus, and other diseases and vaccines to be provided; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Tomassoni, Murphy, Higgins, Koch and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1534: A bill for an act relating to housing finance; appropriating money to continue a demonstration project for high-risk adults.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1535: A bill for an act relating to health; extending the approval period for certain nursing home moratorium exception projects; authorizing additional moratorium exceptions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144A.073, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lourey, Berglin and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1536: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for phase 2 of the Moose Lake sex offender treatment program facilities.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1537: A bill for an act relating to energy; amending definition of large energy facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.2421, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Carlson, Prettner Solon, Higgins and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1538: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to continue a demonstration project for high-risk adults.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gerlach and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1539: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating viatical settlements; enacting and modifying the Viatical Settlements Model Act of the National Association of Insurance Commissions; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.716, subdivision 7; 60A.964, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 60A.961; 60A.962; 60A.963; 60A.965; 60A.966; 60A.967; 60A.968; 60A.969; 60A.970; 60A.971; 60A.972; 60A.973; 60A.974.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 1540: A bill for an act relating to higher education; amending textbook information; defining terms; allowing appeal of resident status; providing additional award grant for online courses; requiring a report; 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.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 1541: A bill for an act relating to the University of Minnesota; providing for the improvement of the neighborhood adjacent to the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis campus; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 137.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Prettner Solon and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1542: A bill for an act relating to environment; directing Pollution Control Agency to adopt rules to limit emissions of high global warming potential gases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216H.10, subdivisions 1, 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216H.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Pogemiller and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1543: A bill for an act relating to state government; streamlining state government; abolishing the Department of Employment and Economic Development and the Department of Labor and Industry; downsizing the Department of Commerce; establishing a task force; requiring establishment of an employee participation committee before agency restructuring.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1544: A bill for an act relating to local government; removing, extending, or modifying certain mandates upon local governmental units; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 6.80, by adding a subdivision; 211B.37; 306.243, by adding a subdivision; 326B.145; 344.18; 375.12, subdivision 2; 375.17, subdivision 1; 382.265; 384.151, subdivision 1a; 385.373, subdivision 1a; 386.015, subdivision 2; 387.20, subdivisions 1, 2; 429.041, subdivisions 1, 2; 469.015; 471.999; 473.862; 508.12, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 15.435; 373.42; 384.151, subdivisions 1, 3; 385.373, subdivisions 1, 3; 386.015, subdivisions 1, 4; 387.20, subdivision 4; 471.661.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Doll, Carlson and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 1545: A bill for an act relating to Metropolitan Council; requiring conveyance of land and buildings in Dakota County.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Gerlach and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1546: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; prohibiting certain appropriations for capital improvements for state buildings being used for art.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1547: A bill for an act relating to human services; reducing certain physician payment rates for state health care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.76, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lourey, Olseen, Rest and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1548: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for Minnesota Public Radio, Inc.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben, Bakk, Anderson and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 1549: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring a recycling refund value to be placed on recyclable beverage containers; requiring labeling of beverage containers; providing for refunds for containers returned; requiring payment of unclaimed recycling refunds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.7411, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1550: A bill for an act relating to state government; protecting credit reimbursements for cities that are net contributors to fiscal disparities from unallotment and aid cuts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Senjem, Bonoff and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1551: A bill for an act relating to insurance; creating an Autism Spectrum Disorder Task Force; providing appointments; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Kelash and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1552: A bill for an act relating to housing; providing for the rehabilitation of housing that is vacant and abandoned as a result of the foreclosure crisis; protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the community through appropriate police powers; providing a legal process to appoint receivers for abandoned properties and recovery of funds expended to bring the property up to code; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 463.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1553: A bill for an act relating to family law; prohibiting withdrawal of denial of a passport restriction based on child support arrearages; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sieben, Rest, Marty, Higgins and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1554: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring notice to voter of rejection of absentee ballot; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Kubly, Dibble, Anderson, Vickerman and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1555: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing counties to make joint purchases of energy and energy generation projects; authorizing a tax levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 373.48, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1556: A bill for an act relating to state government; moving appropriations of general fund dedicated revenues to other funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 8.15, subdivision 3; 13.03, subdivision 10; 16C.23, subdivision 6; 103B.101, subdivision 9; 116J.551, subdivision 1; 190.32; 260C.331, subdivision 6; 270.97; 299C.48; 299E.02; 446A.086, subdivision 2; 469.177, subdivision 11; 611.20, subdivision 3; Laws 1994, chapter 531, section 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1557: A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money to Department of Commerce and Public Utilities Commission to finance activities and projects related to energy or commerce; modifying provisions relating to assessments, audits, insurance and insurers, public utilities, cooperative electric associations, and municipal power agencies; 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; 216B.62, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, by adding subdivisions; 237.295, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 60A.315, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty, Dille, Robling and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1558: A bill for an act relating to poverty; requiring commissioners to provide a poverty impact statement on bills when requested by a legislator.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skogen, Rummel and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1559: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a best practices center for shared services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 6.78.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 1560: A bill for an act relating to taxation; the city of Medina; authorizing extension of time for certain activities in tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 1561: A bill for an act relating to taxation; the city of Mound; tax increment financing.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1562: A bill for an act relating to the state agricultural society; eliminating the maximum limit on its bonded debt and the sunset on the authority to issue bonds; modifying the authorized investments of debt service funds; requiring notification of the commissioner of finance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 37.31, subdivisions 1, 7; 37.33, subdivision 3; 37.34; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 37.31, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1563: A bill for an act relating to higher education; setting the living and miscellaneous expense allowance for the state grant program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark and Fobbe introduced--
S.F. No. 1564: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing parks and trails legacy grant program; providing appointments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.53.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Tomassoni, Kubly, Koch, Vandeveer and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1565: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Minnesota Film and TV Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116U.26.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1566: A bill for an act relating to human services; amending health care eligibility provisions for medical assistance, MinnesotaCare, and general assistance medical care; establishing a Drug Utilization Review Board; authorizing rulemaking; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62J.2930, subdivision 3; 245.494, subdivision 3; 256.015, subdivision 7; 256.969, subdivision 3a; 256B.037, subdivision 5; 256B.056, subdivisions 1c, 3c, 6; 256B.0625, by adding subdivisions; 256B.094, subdivision 3; 256B.195, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 256B.199; 256B.69, subdivision 5a; 256B.77, subdivision 13; 256D.03, subdivision 3; 256L.01, subdivision 4; 256L.03, subdivision 5; 256L.15, subdivision 2; 507.092, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2005, First Special Session chapter 4, article 8, sections 54; 61; 63; 66; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.031.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Dibble and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1567: A bill for an act relating to anatomical gifts; establishing requirements for nontransplant anatomical recovery organizations and anatomical user organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144.99, subdivision 1; 525A.11; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 525B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Doll, Lourey, Marty and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1568: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; requiring a product stewardship program operated by drug producers to collect and dispose of unwanted drugs; providing civil penalties; creating an account; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1569: A bill for an act relating to state government; reorganizing the administration of various training and employment functions; transferring various responsibilities to Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1570: A bill for an act relating to education; removing licensure requirement for school superintendents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 122A.15, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1571: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing school choice scholarships; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1572: A bill for an act relating to education; eliminating the teacher contract deadline and penalty; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.05.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1573: A bill for an act relating to education; creating five-year contract terms for teachers after probationary period; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.40, subdivision 7; 122A.41, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1574: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting nonunion teacher contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.40, by adding a subdivision; 179A.03, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 179A.06, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1575: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting school districts to determine whether to offer alternative educational services for students subject to dismissal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 121A.41, subdivision 10; 121A.46, subdivision 4; 121A.47, subdivisions 2, 14; 121A.53, subdivision 1; 121A.55; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 121A.45, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1576: A bill for an act relating to education; repurposing compensatory and sparsity revenue as special education, limited English proficiency, and basic revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 124D.65, subdivision 5; 125A.76, subdivision 5; 126C.05, subdivision 17; 126C.10, subdivisions 2, 4; 126C.17, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 126C.10, subdivisions 3, 7, 8; 126C.15.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1577: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating general education levy; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1578: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; increasing amount of education credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.0674, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1579: A bill for an act relating to education; creating liberty school district pilot program; authorizing rulemaking.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1580: A bill for an act relating to teachers; prohibiting a dues check off for exclusive representative of teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 179A.06, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1581: A bill for an act relating to education; disallowing salary increases for teachers after contract expiration; repealing contract deadline and penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 179A.20, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.05.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1582: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring binding arbitration agreement before teacher strike; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 179A.18, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 179A.17, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1583: A bill for an act relating to education; amending provisions for alternative licensure for teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 122A.24, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1584: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a school district to create essential services and priority purposes account in the district general fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 179A.07, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1585: A resolution memorializing the Governor of the State of California concerning Kathleen Ann Soliah.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.