State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 12, 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 Scheid, Tomassoni, Senjem, Marty and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1339: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; establishing a limit on homeowner property taxes as a percentage of household income; reducing the market value homestead credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.1384, subdivision 1; 290A.03, subdivision 13; 290A.04, by adding a subdivision; 290A.23, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290A.04, subdivision 2h.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Scheid, Tomassoni, Senjem and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1340: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; establishing a limit on senior homeowners’ property taxes as a percentage of household income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290A.03, subdivision 13; 290A.04, by adding a subdivision; 290A.23, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290A.04, subdivision 2h.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1341: A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying electronic licensing data maintained by the commissioner of natural resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.7931, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bonoff and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1342: A bill for an act relating to education; creating an alternative teacher preparation program and a resident teacher license for qualified nontraditional candidates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1343: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a special transportation services pilot project in Hennepin County; establishing an advisory committee; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1344: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a request for proposals process to develop community-based residential services.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1345: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for a trail connection to the Mississippi River Regional Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Dibble, Lynch, Sparks and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1346: A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying renewable energy standard technology options for certain public utilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.1691, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1347: A bill for an act relating to utilities; regulating incentive rate plans for conservation investments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216B.16, subdivision 6c; 216B.241, subdivision 5a.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Dibble and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1348: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for a seasonal recreational property tax deferral program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290D.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dibble, Murphy and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 1349: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prohibiting intersection gridlock; imposing petty misdemeanor penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.15.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1350: A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying nexus to impose tax on pass-through interests of nonresident individuals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.014, subdivision 2; 290.17, subdivision 2; 291.005, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Koch, Michel, Ortman, Fischbach and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1351: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; reducing the number of members of the senate and house of representatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 2.031, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Wiger, Vickerman, Langseth, Anderson and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 1352: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Silver Lake Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Frederickson, Anderson, Torres Ray, Pariseau and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1353: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing sale of department gift cards and certificates; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rest, Betzold, Robling, Langseth and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1354: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the State Capitol Building; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1355: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for livestock investment grants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1356: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the definition of farm machinery; exempting construction and other materials used in livestock farming operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.61, subdivision 12; 297A.69, subdivisions 2, 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saltzman, Sieben and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 1357: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Stillwater flood control; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen, Sparks and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1358: A bill for an act relating to gambling; pari-mutuel horse racing; providing for occupational licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 240.08, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rest and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 1359: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a human service authority; establishing aid to counties; creating a workgroup; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 402A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Marty, Murphy and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1360: A bill for an act relating to occupational safety and health; permitting injured employees a civil remedy if an employer willfully or repeatedly violated safety laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 182.666, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Marty and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1361: A bill for an act relating to higher education; changing eligibility for the state grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 136A.101, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1362: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Keller Regional Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rummel and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1363: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Tamarack Nature Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Anderson, Tomassoni, Koering and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1364: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing the commissioner of education to waive the General Education Development (GED) test fee under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.55.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Tomassoni and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1365: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for the development and regulation of an industrial hemp industry; authorizing rulemaking; providing a defense for possession and cultivation of industrial hemp; modifying the definition of marijuana; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 18J.01; 18J.02; 18J.03; 18J.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 18J.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 6; 18J.06; 18J.07, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 18J.09; 18J.11, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 152.01, subdivision 9; 375.30, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18K.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Dibble, Doll, Carlson, Kelash and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1366: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Airports Commission; requiring the commission to prohibit outsourcing of certain jobs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Foley, Betzold and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 1367: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a bicycle and pedestrian trail to connect the Northtown Transit hub to the metropolitan regional trail and to provide a safe route for elementary school students; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Tomassoni, Bakk, Marty and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1368: A bill for an act relating to employment; expanding the official measure of unemployment.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1369: A bill for an act relating to health; consolidating and relocating nursing facility beds to a new site in Goodhue County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144A.071, subdivision 4c.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1370: A bill for an act relating to public finance; providing the St. Paul Port Authority application fee credit toward a future bond sale.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1371: A bill for an act relating to all-terrain vehicles; providing for use of class 3 all-terrain vehicles by the state or political subdivisions of the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.92, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision; 84.9256, subdivisions 1, 2; 84.9257; 84.926, subdivisions 4, 6; 84.928, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1372: A bill for an act relating to arts; creating regional capital fund for arts organizations; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 129D.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1373: A bill for an act relating to education; removing set-aside for student health personnel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.44.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1374: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing a joint and survivor annuity for a divorced spouse of a deceased retiree who elected a single life annuity.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1375: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for the rural pharmacy planning and transition grant program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Vandeveer and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1376: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Stillwater flood control; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1377: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; removing Bamber Lake in Olmsted County from the public waters inventory.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1378: A bill for an act relating to transportation; designating Highway 14 as Black and Yellow Trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1379: A bill for an act relating to taxation; expanding sales tax exemption for residential heating fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.67, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1380: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing specific service signs for JOBZ businesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 160.292, subdivisions 21, 22.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1381: A bill for an act relating to taxation; job opportunity building zones; allowing amendments to agreements under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.3192.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Tomassoni, Stumpf and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 1382: A bill for an act relating to housing; authorizing nonprofit housing bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462A.36, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1383: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater treatment infrastructure in Odin and Ormsby; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1384: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater treatment infrastructure in Waldorf; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1385: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for the Juvenile Delinquent Alternatives Initiative in Ramsey County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1386: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to commissioner of transportation for grant to city of St. Paul for planning enhancements connected to Warner Road bridge improvements; authorizing sale of state transportation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1387: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Shooting Star Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1388: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing for certain improvements in the human resources systems at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 1389: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Waseca for a new wastewater treatment system and plant.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff, Stumpf and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1390: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school districts to retain one-half of the wind energy production tax deduction; allocating one-half of the wind energy production tax allocated to school districts to the permanent school trust fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.21, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 1391: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Spring Lake Regional Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 1392: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Fridley for capital improvements to Springbrook Nature Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hann and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1393: A bill for an act relating to education; reducing mandates on school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13D.02; 120A.42; 120B.021, subdivision 1; 121A.035, subdivision 2; 121A.037; 121A.26; 121A.27; 121A.28; 121A.29, subdivision 1; 121A.41, subdivision 10; 122A.44, subdivision 2; 122A.48, subdivisions 2, 5; 123A.19, subdivision 2; 123A.30, subdivision 6; 123B.04, subdivision 2; 123B.10; 123B.143, subdivision 1; 123B.71, subdivisions 1, 9; 123B.90, subdivision 2; 124D.122; 126C.44; 177.42, subdivision 2; 179A.03, subdivision 14; 179A.18, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120A.41; 120B.11; 120B.39; 121A.06; 121A.21; 121A.30; 122A.32; 122A.50; 122A.51; 122A.61; 122A.628; 122A.75; 123A.19, subdivisions 3, 4; 123A.33; 123B.02, subdivision 15; 123B.05; 123B.71, subdivisions 8, 11, 12; 123B.76, subdivision 3; 123B.92, subdivision 5; 179A.07, subdivision 6; 256.962, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Olseen and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 1394: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying licensing disqualifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 245C.24, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Betzold, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 1395: A bill for an act relating to government finance; modifying provisions for general legislative and administrative expenses of state government; regulating state and local government operations; establishing technology development lease-purchase financing; establishing state appropriation bonds; establishing a statewide electronic licensing system; requiring local units of government to utilize state cooperative purchasing; transferring the Environmental Quality Board to the Pollution Control Agency; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.7411, subdivision 8; 103A.204; 103B.151, subdivision 1; 103B.315, subdivision 5; 103F.751; 103G.222, subdivision 1; 103H.151, subdivision 4; 103H.175, subdivision 3; 115A.072, subdivision 1; 115A.32; 116C.02, by adding a subdivision; 116C.04, subdivisions 1, 7; 116C.71, by adding a subdivision; 116F.06, subdivision 2; 116G.03, by adding a subdivision; 116G.15; 116G.151; 129D.13, subdivisions 1, 3; 129D.14, subdivisions 4, 5, 6; 137.56; 471.345, subdivision 15; Laws 2007, chapter 148, article 1, sections 10; 12, subdivision 2; 16, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 16E; 270C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.7411, subdivision 9; 116C.02, subdivision 2; 116C.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3a, 4, 5, 6; 116C.24, subdivision 2; 116C.71, subdivisions 1c, 2a; 116C.91, subdivision 2; 116F.06, subdivision 2; 116G.03, subdivision 2; 240A.08.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1396: A bill for an act relating to education; removing obsolete and unneeded mandates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.143, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.39; 122A.628; 122A.75.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1397: A bill for an act relating to real property; clarifying tenant rights with respect to property subject to a mortgage foreclosure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 504B.151, subdivision 1; 504B.178, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Carlson, Doll and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1398: A bill for an act relating to child support; adding a requirement for full compliance with payment agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 518A.64; 518A.65; 518A.66; 518A.67; 518A.68; 518A.72, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Prettner Solon and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1399: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; approving the consumptive use of water for snowmaking in St. Louis County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Kubly and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1400: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying vehicle width and axle requirements for transporting manufactured home; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.80, subdivision 2; 169.828, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1401: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring prior authorization before certain prescription drugs are eligible for medical assistance payment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13f.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1402: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a withhold to managed care plan payments for prepaid medical assistance and general assistance medical care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.69, subdivision 5a; 256L.12, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1403: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring prior authorization for cesarean deliveries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1404: A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating prescription drug coverage from prepaid medical assistance program contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.0625, subdivision 13; 256B.69, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1405: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing funding for residential energy conservation using federal stimulus funding.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Rummel and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1406: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing state measures of students’ achievement growth; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.30; 120B.31; 120B.35; 120B.36; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.362.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Tomassoni and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1407: A bill for an act relating to retirement; amending certain coverage provisions; making certain technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 352D.02, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1408: A bill for an act relating to public safety; securing aircraft cockpits against lasers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1409: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money to Independent School District No. 227, Chatfield, for the Potter Center for the Arts in the city of Chatfield.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Frederickson, Dille, Dibble and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1410: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing provisions of the Minnesota Noxious Weed Law; establishing a fund; providing for grants; creating an advisory committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 18.75; 18.76; 18.77, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, by adding subdivisions; 18.78, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 18.79; 18.80, subdivision 1; 18.81, subdivision 1; 18.82, subdivisions 1, 3; 18.83; 18.84, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 18.86; 18.87; 18.88; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 18.81, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1411: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; requiring full head and face be shown on driver’s license and identification card; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 171.07, subdivisions 1, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.6905, subdivision 8; 171.071, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1412: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring certain sex offenders to wear tracking and monitoring bracelets after release from prison; prescribing penalties; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Robling, Erickson Ropes, Lourey and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1413: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring that the state perform family day care background checks; allowing access to criminal history data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245A.10, subdivision 2; 245A.16, subdivisions 1, 3; 245C.04, subdivision 1; 245C.05, subdivisions 2, 2a, 4, 7; 245C.08, subdivision 2; 245C.10, by adding a subdivision; 245C.17, by adding a subdivision; 245C.21, subdivision 1a; 245C.23, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Hann, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 1414: A bill for an act relating to employment; limiting application to certain minors of certain collective bargaining provisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181A.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1415: A bill for an act relating to trade regulations; providing for construction of the Minnesota Unlawful Trade Practices Act, Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act, Prevention of Consumer Fraud Act, and False Statement in Advertisement Act; modifying private remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 8.31, subdivision 3a, by adding a subdivision; 325D.09; 325D.16; 325D.46, subdivision 1; 325D.47; 325F.67; 325F.69, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1416: A bill for an act relating to data practices; eliminating student authorization for disclosure of information to parent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.32, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pogemiller, Rosen and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 1417: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying early retirement initiative; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 356.351, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1418: A bill for an act relating to nursing homes and home care; adding requirements for licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144A.04, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Murphy, Higgins, Chaudhary, Metzen and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1419: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; allowing municipalities to adopt ordinances in addition to the State Building Code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.106, by adding a subdivision; 326B.121, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Murphy, Higgins, Skoe and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1420: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the class rate on certain utility properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.13, subdivision 24.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Chaudhary and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1421: A bill for an act relating to homeless programs; allowing providers to impose requirements on clients and requiring consistency in program guidelines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462A.29.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rest, Ortman and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1422: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the prescribed content of property tax statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 276.04, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sparks, Bakk, Tomassoni and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1423: A bill for an act relating to workers’ compensation; clarifying the Department of Labor and Industry’s duty to assist employees and employers to deal with the workers’ compensation system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 176.261.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1424: A bill for an act relating to local government; increasing the threshold amount for county publication of individual claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 375.12, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Skoe, Vickerman and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1425: A bill for an act relating to construction codes; providing for regulation of elevators in grain elevators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.163, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1426: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for projects around the Phalen Chain of Lakes; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1427: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; allowing city of North St. Paul an extension of the five-year rule for two districts.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Metzen and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1428: A bill for an act relating to school safety; permitting Special School District No. 6, South Saint Paul, to contract with South Metro Fire Department for fire inspection services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299F.47, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Vandeveer and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 1429: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the alternative dispute resolution process and due process hearing guidelines for children with disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 125A.091, subdivisions 6, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 18, 20, 22, 23; 125A.43; 125A.46; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 125A.091, subdivision 19.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pappas, Anderson, Prettner Solon, Rummel and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1430: A bill for an act relating to energy; amending definition of "qualifying solar electric project" to include energy storage equipment and to include installation in publicly owned buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.2411, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Tomassoni and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1431: A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating the deduction from wages of unreimbursed expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 177.24, subdivisions 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Lourey, Lynch, Sheran and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1432: A bill for an act relating to health care; providing an alternative mechanism for prompt payment of emergency room and ambulance charges incurred by patients enrolled in very high deductible health plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 60A.23, subdivision 8; 62Q.01, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.025, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Fobbe, Lourey and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1433: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing free angling licenses for residents 90 years of age or older; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97A.441, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1434: A bill for an act relating to public safety; changing the Financial Crimes Oversight Council to an advisory board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299A.681.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1435: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; changing provisions on licensure of nutritionists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 148.624, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 148.627, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1436: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions relating to the Minnesota sex offender program; creating additional oversight to the Minnesota sex offender program; creating a client grievance process; allowing access to the statewide supervision system; making changes to the vocational work program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16C.10, subdivision 5; 168.012, subdivision 1; 246B.01, by adding subdivisions; 246B.02; 246B.03; 246B.05; 246B.06; 609.485, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1437: A bill for an act relating to veterans; extending veterans benefits to allied soldiers from Vietnam and Laos who assisted the United States armed forces during the Vietnam War; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Murphy, Day, Sieben and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1438: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for local roads and bridges; authorizing grants for fracture-critical bridges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 174.50, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly; Wiger; Olson, G. and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1439: A bill for an act relating to education; enlisting retired teachers to help support newly licensed teachers in developing their teaching practice and improving students’ learning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.413, subdivision 2; 122A.60, subdivisions 1a, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Kubly, Dille, Chaudhary and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1440: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a tax credit for certain residential solar energy system installations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1441: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for utility extensions from Virginia to Gilbert; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1442: A bill for an act relating to health care; establishing an alternative basic health plan for families with children eligible for medical assistance; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1443: A bill for an act relating to public transit; requiring Metropolitan Council and commissioner of transportation to provide free transit passes for unemployed individuals seeking employment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 174.23, by adding a subdivision; 473.408, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1444: A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating medical assistance coverage for certain ineffective preventive services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1445: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions in health occupations for speech language pathologists and occupational therapists; expanding definition of licensed health care professional; changing provisions for food, beverage, and lodging establishments; requiring the Department of Health to use rules and guidelines from the federal government to implement the minimum data set for resident reimbursement classification; establishing fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148.512, subdivision 13; 148.5193, subdivision 6a; 148.5194, subdivisions 2, 3, 7; 148.6402, subdivisions 13, 22a; 148.6405; 148.6440, subdivision 2; 157.16, subdivisions 2, 4; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 4610.0420; 4610.0500, subparts 1, 2, 3, 5; 4610.0600, subparts 1, 3, 4; 4610.0650.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Saltzman, Rosen, Metzen, Tomassoni and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1446: A bill for an act relating to science and technology; establishing a matching grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116J.657, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1447: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to licensing provisions, including data practices, disqualifications, and background study requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.46, subdivisions 3, 4; 245A.03, subdivision 2; 245A.04, subdivisions 5, 7; 245A.041, by adding a subdivision; 245A.05; 245A.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 245A.1435; 245A.16, subdivision 1; 245A.50, subdivision 5; 245C.03, subdivision 1; 245C.15, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 245C.22, subdivision 7; 245C.24, subdivisions 2, 3; 245C.25; 245C.27, subdivision 1; 256.045, subdivisions 3, 3b; 626.556, subdivisions 2, 10e, 10f; 626.557, subdivisions 9c, 12b; 626.5572, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1448: A bill for an act relating to counties; modifying or repealing certain mandates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.987, by adding a subdivision; 6.48; 15.435; 18.81, subdivision 3; 62E.02, subdivision 7; 134.34, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 134A.12; 168.33, subdivision 7; 211B.37; 275.065, subdivisions 4, 5a, 6c; 277.01, subdivision 1; 279.01, subdivision 1; 331A.03, subdivision 3; 373.01, subdivision 1; 373.052, subdivisions 1, 2; 373.40, subdivision 2; 373.41; 384.151, subdivisions 1a, 8; 385.373, subdivisions 1a, 8; 386.015, subdivisions 2, 8; 387.20, subdivision 1; 388.18, subdivision 2; 471.661; 471.999; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 6.76; 134.34, subdivision 4; 326B.145; 373.42; 384.151, subdivisions 1, 3; 385.373, subdivisions 1, 3; 386.015, subdivisions 1, 4; 387.20, subdivision 4; 388.18, subdivisions 1, 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Fobbe, Clark and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 1449: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying sewage treatment systems provisions; changing terminology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115.55, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5a, 5b, 6, 9; 115.56, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115.55, subdivision 10; 115.56, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Olson, M.; Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1450: A bill for an act relating to plant closings; requiring oriented strand board facilities to be kept in salable operating conditions for one year after closing; requiring a maintenance plan.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Latz, Foley and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1451: A bill for an act relating to public safety; extending the establishment of pretrial diversion programs to all counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 401.065, subdivisions 1, 2, 3a, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1452: A bill for an act relating to the safe at home program; specifying applicability; eliminating certain persons from eligibility; providing a remedy for violation or refusal to recognize a designated address; prohibiting public release of certain court records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 5B.01; 5B.02; 5B.07, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 5B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Olson, M. and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1453: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing a restorative justice-based alternative disposition process for certain juvenile offenses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Saltzman, Tomassoni, Bonoff and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1454: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing for a shared work plan; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 268.135.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1455: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulation; prohibiting the use of wireless communications devices in Metropolitan Council public transit vehicles; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Clark, Fobbe and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1456: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for oversight and distribution of transportation funding; requiring Department of Transportation to meet certain programmatic investment percentages and a certain minimum guarantee of state highway and bridge funding for all state transportation districts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Fobbe and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1457: A bill for an act relating to libraries; authorizing a county law library to be located outside of the courthouse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 134A.07.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Fobbe and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1458: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an advisory task force on improving teacher quality and identifying institutional structures and strategies for effectively integrating secondary and postsecondary academic and career education.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Bonoff; Olson, G.; Saltzman and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1459: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring municipalities to utilize state cooperative purchasing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 471.345, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rosen and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1460: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing rights to low-income customers of delivered home heating fuel vendors; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Rosen and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1461: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring reports by certain residential heating, delivered-fuel suppliers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1462: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying isolation and quarantine provisions and provisions for mass dispensing of medications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144.4195, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 144.4197; 145A.06, subdivision 7; 151.37, subdivisions 2, 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Clark, Fischbach, Tomassoni and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1463: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing an investment fund for eligible organizations; authorizing loans; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Rest, Marty, Jungbauer and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1464: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing use of state space for employee fitness and wellness activities; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16B.24, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Sheran, Moua and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1465: A bill for an act relating to data practices; excluding electronically stored personal notes from government data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.32, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Tomassoni, Dibble and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1466: A bill for an act relating to public employment; modifying provisions relating to labor or employee organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.133, subdivision 1; 179A.03, subdivision 14; 179A.06, subdivisions 3, 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Fobbe, Olseen and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1467: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; amending provisions related to speed limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.011, subdivisions 64, 90, by adding a subdivision; 169.14, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Marty, Prettner Solon and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1468: A bill for an act relating to health; regulating hospital policies on cesarean section under certain circumstances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Marty, Prettner Solon and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1469: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting an individual health plan from refusing to issue coverage because of a previous cesarean delivery; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62A.65, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1470: A bill for an act relating to insurance; specifying required behavioral health coverage for children and young adults who have autism spectrum disorder; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1471: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for state cemetery improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1472: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a Minnesota African American History Museum in Minneapolis.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1473: A bill for an act relating to health care reform; increasing affordability and eligibility for state health care programs; establishing the Minnesota Health Insurance Exchange; continuing payment reform; creating an affordability standard; establishing goals for universal coverage and a contingent individual responsibility mandate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 62E.141; 62L.12, subdivisions 2, 4; 62U.04, subdivisions 3, 8; 62U.05; 62U.07, by adding a subdivision; 62U.08, subdivision 2; 256.01, by adding a subdivision; 256B.056, subdivision 10; 256B.057, subdivision 8; 256L.03, subdivisions 3, 5; 256L.04, subdivisions 1, 7; 256L.05, by adding a subdivision; 256L.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 256L.15, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62U.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1474: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring that certain enrollees select a primary care clinic with clinicians who are certified as health care homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0751, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Clark and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1475: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying recovery of money requirements by adding group residential housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256.019, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1476: A bill for an act relating to labor and employment; modifying workers’ compensation provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 176.101, subdivision 2a; 176.102, subdivisions 3, 3a, by adding a subdivision; 176.103, subdivision 3; 176.135, subdivisions 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 176.155, subdivision 1; 176.179; 176.181, subdivision 8; 176.183, subdivision 2; 176.186; 176.231, subdivision 1; 176.341, subdivision 1; 176.351, subdivision 2a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 176.1021.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Frederickson and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1477: A bill for an act relating to construction codes; providing a limited exemption.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Scheid and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1478: A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions in the newborn screening program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.386, subdivision 3; 144.125, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1479: A bill for an act relating to health; making technical changes to electronic prescription drug program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62J.497, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Doll, Dibble and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1480: A bill for an act relating to the environment; requiring a project proposal for a climate adaptation plan.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Cohen; Olson, M.; Frederickson; Sheran and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1481: A bill for an act relating to the budget reserve; modifying priorities for additional revenues in general fund forecasts; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 4A.01; 16A.103, subdivisions 1a, 1b, by adding a subdivision; 16A.11, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 16A.152, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.