State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 9, 2009
12:45 P.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Dille and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1241: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; updating terms of certain loan programs; abolishing the family farm security program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 17.115, subdivision 2; 41B.039, subdivision 2; 41B.04, subdivision 8; 41B.042, subdivision 4; 41B.043, subdivision 1b; 41B.045, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 41.51; 41.52; 41.53; 41.55; 41.56; 41.57; 41.58; 41.59; 41.60; 41.61; 41.62; 41.63; 41.65.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1242: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a sewer extension in the city of Remer; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1243: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a new water treatment facility in the city of Hackensack; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1244: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; transferring a 2005 appropriation to the city of Rushford for a nanotechnology facility to a community center project; amending Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivision 11, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1245: A bill for an act relating to state procurement; designating businesses owned by disabled veterans as targeted group businesses for purposes of awarding certain state and metropolitan agency contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16C.16, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Day, Michel and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1246: A bill for an act relating to economic development; providing certification for rehabilitation counselors for the blind; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 248.07, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1247: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; classifying certain research, monitoring, and assessment data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.643, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1248: A bill for an act relating to family law; changing certain child custody and support provisions and presumptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 518.17, subdivisions 2, 3; 518.175, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Gimse and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 1249: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from the clean water fund for a water quality pilot program on Green Lake in Kandiyohi County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid, Rosen, Saxhaug, Bonoff and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1250: A bill for an act relating to economic development; expanding eligibility for the small business growth acceleration program; requiring matching funds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116O.115, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson, Vickerman, Chaudhary, Frederickson and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 1251: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources membership terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116P.05, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rummel and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1252: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing certain community education courses to count as a credit required for graduation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.024.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiger, Bonoff, Saltzman and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 1253: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for prekindergarten through grade 12 education, including general education, education excellence, special programs, libraries, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning; making technical corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.06, subdivision 11; 120A.40; 120B.02; 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.023, subdivision 2; 120B.024; 120B.13, subdivision 1; 120B.30, subdivisions 1, 1a; 120B.31, subdivision 4; 122A.07, subdivisions 2, 3; 122A.31, subdivision 4; 123A.05; 123A.06; 123A.08; 123B.14, subdivision 7; 123B.51, by adding a subdivision; 123B.77, subdivision 3; 123B.81, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 123B.83, subdivision 3; 124D.095, subdivisions 3, 4, 7, 10; 124D.10; 124D.11, subdivision 9; 124D.128, subdivisions 2, 3; 124D.135, subdivision 3; 124D.15, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; 124D.19, subdivisions 10, 14; 124D.522; 124D.60, subdivision 1; 124D.68, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; 125A.11, subdivision 1; 125A.15; 125A.28; 125A.51; 125A.62, subdivision 8; 125A.69, by adding a subdivision; 125A.744, subdivision 3; 125A.76, subdivision 1; 126C.05, subdivisions 2, 15, 20; 126C.10, subdivision 34; 126C.15, subdivisions 2, 4; 126C.40, subdivision 6; 126C.44; 127A.08, by adding a subdivision; 127A.47, subdivisions 5, 7; 134.31, subdivision 4a, by adding a subdivision; 299A.297; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 120B; 124D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 121A.27; 124D.13, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Anderson, Wiger and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1254: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to construct a trail in Ramsey County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1255: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions relating to treatment of income for determining county reimbursement for foster care, examination, or treatment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 260C.331, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olson, M.; Pappas; Torres Ray; Kubly and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 1256: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a volunteer working group on Native language revitalization and preservation; providing for appointments; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Bakk and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1257: A bill for an act relating to public finance; providing terms and conditions relating to issuance of obligations and financing of public improvements; modifying restrictions on mail elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.46; 360.036, subdivision 2; 366.095, subdivision 1; 373.01, subdivision 3; 373.40, subdivision 1; 373.47, subdivision 1; 375.18, subdivision 3; 383B.117, subdivision 2; 410.32; 412.301; 428A.02, subdivision 1; 428A.03, subdivision 1; 428A.08; 428A.09; 428A.10; 469.005, subdivision 1; 469.034, subdivision 2; 469.040, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 471.191, subdivision 1; 475.67, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 428A.101; 428A.21.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1258: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying mortgage registry tax payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 287.08.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1259: A bill for an act relating to state auditor; requiring employees and officers of local public pension plans to report unlawful actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.456, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1260: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring notice to secured party when certain vehicles are dismantled or destroyed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168A.153, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Jungbauer and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1261: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring drug screening for MFIP eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.15, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Jungbauer, Hann, Koch and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1262: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring state agencies to enforce rules.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1263: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying decoy restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.811, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.811, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Ortman, Moua and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1264: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing commissioner of public safety to gather, compile, and publish data on human trafficking every three years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299A.785, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1265: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a pilot project to provide services to ex-criminal offenders now in the community; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas; Olson, M.; Langseth and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1266: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities early separation incentive programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Olson, M.; Langseth; Pappas and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1267: A bill for an act relating to retirement; permitting certain Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System tenured faculty to elect defined benefit plan retirement coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 354B.21, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1268: A bill for an act relating to taxation; abolishing levy limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 275.065, subdivision 3; 275.16; 275.62, subdivision 1; 473.167, subdivision 3; 473.249, subdivision 1; 473.253, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 275.70; 275.71, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6; 275.72; 275.73; 275.74; 275.75.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Dibble, Saxhaug and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1269: A bill for an act relating to manufactured housing; making changes to the Minnesota manufactured home relocation trust fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290A.04, subdivision 2a, by adding a subdivision; 327C.095, subdivisions 12, 13; 462A.35, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins, Erickson Ropes, Murphy, Ingebrigtsen and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 1270: A bill for an act relating to natural disasters; establishing local disaster assistance program and local disaster fund; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 12.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Limmer, Pappas, Higgins, Moua and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1271: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for the toll-free hotline for human trafficking victims.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen, Kelash, Sparks, Murphy and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1272: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; requiring certain qualifications for plumbing inspectors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.43, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Tomassoni, Gimse, Kelash, Koch and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1273: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; regulating the practice of plumbing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.435, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Rest and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1274: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property taxes; individual income taxes; sales taxes and accelerated payments; corporate franchise taxes; administration and compliance; economic development; budget format and reserve; amending the statewide general property tax; amending levy limits; adding a fourth bracket to the individual income tax; adjusting the individual alternative minimum tax; adding a clothing sales tax credit to the individual income tax; providing for a gradual phaseout of the corporate franchise tax; repealing deductions, credits, and additions to the corporate franchise tax; repealing the corporate alternative minimum tax; ending the minimum fee for corporations; amending the gross and net income allocation definitions related to corporations; amending the June accelerated tax payments; modifying the definition of a sale and purchase to include legal and accounting services; adjusting the sales tax rate; eliminating the imposition and refund of sales tax on capital equipment; eliminating an obsolete provision; repealing the sales tax exemption for clothing; amending administration and compliance statutes to remove corporate taxpayer requirements; requiring the budget to show estimates for two biennia; requiring the budget to the legislature to show structural balance over two biennia; repealing the Price of Government Law; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.10, subdivision 1; 16A.11, subdivision 2; 275.025, subdivisions 1, 4; 275.71, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; 289A.18, subdivision 1; 289A.19, subdivision 2; 289A.20, subdivisions 1, 4; 289A.30, subdivision 1; 289A.31, subdivision 1; 289A.60, subdivisions 1, 4, 15; 290.01, subdivisions 19f, 22, 29; 290.03; 290.04, subdivision 1; 290.06, subdivisions 1, 2c, 2d, 33; 290.091, subdivision 1; 290.0922, subdivision 1; 290.095, subdivision 3; 290.17, subdivisions 1, 4; 290.191, subdivision 4; 290.32; 290.36; 290.9201, subdivision 1; 297A.61, subdivision 3; 297A.62, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 297A.68, subdivision 5; 297A.75; 297B.02, subdivision 1; 297F.09, subdivision 10; 297G.09, subdivision 9; 469.310, subdivision 10; 469.321, subdivision 5; 469.330, subdivision 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.102, subdivision 4; 297A.67, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Anderson, Rummel and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1275: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for grants demonstrating the beneficial reuse of wastewater.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy, Carlson, Dibble, Rest and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1276: A bill for an act relating to transportation appropriations; appropriating money for transportation, Metropolitan Council, and public safety activities and programs; providing for fund transfers, contingent appropriations, and tort claims; providing for various fees and accounts; reducing appropriation for bridge collapse and other highway construction projects for fiscal year 2009; making technical and clarifying changes; amending Laws 2008, chapter 152, article 1, section 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Sparks, Metzen and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1277: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for jobs, economic development, housing, and Minnesota Heritage; establishing and modifying certain programs; providing for regulation of certain activities and practices; providing for accounts, assessments, and fees; changing codes and licensing provisions; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115C.08, subdivision 4; 116J.8731, subdivisions 2, 3; 154.44, subdivision 1; 326B.33, subdivision 19; 326B.46, subdivision 4; 326B.475, subdivisions 4, 7; 326B.49, subdivision 1; 326B.56, subdivision 4; 326B.58; 326B.815, subdivision 1; 326B.821, subdivision 2; 326B.86, subdivision 1; 326B.885, subdivision 2; 326B.89, subdivisions 3, 16; 326B.94, subdivision 4; 326B.972; 326B.986, subdivisions 2, 5, 8; 327B.04, subdivisions 7, 8, by adding a subdivision; 462A.05, subdivisions 14, 14a; Laws 2007, chapter 135, article 1, section 16; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 1350.8300.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Skoe, Langseth, Dille and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1278: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting policy waiting periods for prenatal and maternity health insurance benefits; eliminating pregnancy as a preexisting condition; establishing a parenting support grant program; establishing an informational hotline on available pregnancy, adoption, and parental support agencies; requiring information on alpha-fetoprotein testing be provided; requiring adoption referral information be provided; requiring adoption and parenting counseling be provided; establishing an adoption tax credit; establishing civil penalties; repealing the MFIP family cap; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62A.011, by adding a subdivision; 62A.041, subdivision 2; 62A.0411; 62A.047; 145.4243; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62A; 136A; 145; 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.24, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Foley, Jungbauer and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 1279: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for new travel lanes on U.S. Highway 10 at Hanson Boulevard in the city of Coon Rapids and between Hanson Boulevard and Round Lake Boulevard in the city of Coon Rapids; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hann, Ingebrigtsen, Koch and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1280: A bill for an act relating to health; permitting Minnesota residents to buy health coverage approved in other states; creating a Physician’s Council on Health Care Policy to analyze health coverage mandates; providing a tax credit for persons without access to employer-based coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62A.02, by adding a subdivision; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Hann, Ingebrigtsen, Dille and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 1281: A bill for an act relating to marriage; modifying the grounds for marriage dissolution; requiring two-year waiting period in certain instances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 518.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hann, Ingebrigtsen and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1282: A bill for an act relating to health; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by adding a section, providing for freedom of choice in health care.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lourey and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1283: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; Pine County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.174, subdivision 22.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Lourey, Rest, Robling and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 1284: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; modifying lawful purpose and other definitions; establishing a rating system for annual lawful purpose expenditures and imposing civil penalties; modifying provisions relating to licensing and permits and providing for fees; regulating conduct of bingo and other games; modifying lease requirements; regulating who may participate in lawful gambling; providing for expenditures of gross profits; providing for local approval; making clarifying, technical, and conforming changes to lawful gambling provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 349.11; 349.12, subdivisions 3a, 7, 7a, 12a, 18, 19, 21, 25, 29, 32a, 33; 349.15, subdivisions 1, 1a; 349.151, subdivision 4; 349.154, subdivision 1; 349.155, subdivisions 3, 4a; 349.16, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 8, 11, by adding subdivisions; 349.162, subdivision 6; 349.1635, subdivision 3; 349.1641; 349.165, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 349.166, subdivision 2; 349.167, subdivision 2; 349.168, subdivision 8; 349.169, subdivisions 1, 3; 349.17, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, 7; 349.173; 349.18, subdivision 1; 349.19, subdivisions 2, 2a, 3, 5, 10; 349.191, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 4; 349.213, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 349.15, subdivisions 4, 5; 349.154, subdivision 2; 349.155, subdivision 7; 349.16, subdivisions 9, 10; 349.166, subdivision 3; 349.168, subdivisions 4, 6, 7, 10; 349.18, subdivisions 2, 3; 349.2127, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Wiger and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1285: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Gerten Pond; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1286: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Hopkins to extend the duration of certain tax increment financing districts; modifying the application of certain rules to the districts.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Sparks, Bakk and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 1287: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for water plant improvements in the city of Hoyt Lakes; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1288: A bill for an act relating to the secretary of state; regulating various filings, forms, records, submissions, motions, and orders; regulating certain dissolutions; defining a term; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 5.15; 5.23, subdivisions 1, 4; 5.26, subdivision 1; 270C.63, subdivision 4; 272.488, subdivision 2; 302A.151; 303.06; 303.11; 308B.215; 321.0809; 321.0902; 321.0906; 321.0909; 322B.91, subdivision 1; 322B.92; 336.9-519; 336.9-521; 336.9-525; 336A.03, subdivision 3; 545.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 7, 10, 11, 13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 5.03; 308B.121, subdivision 3; Minnesota Rules, part 8280.0470.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Gerlach, Hann, Michel, Koch and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1289: A resolution memorializing the federal government to halt its practice of imposing mandates upon the states for purposes not enumerated by the Constitution of the United States and affirming Minnesota’s sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Higgins, Rosen, Ortman, Berglin and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1290: A bill for an act relating to corrections; appropriating money to continue a demonstration project for high-risk adults.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1291: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the commissioner of administration to review the privatization potential of state agency services and to prepare a database of all assets owned by the state; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16B.04, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Lynch, Torres Ray, Sheran, Lourey and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1292: A bill for an act relating to child support; providing for administrative redirection of child support in certain cases; providing that child support judgments do not expire; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 518A.46, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 541.04; 548.09, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 548.091, subdivision 3b; 548.092.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pappas, Sheran, Tomassoni, Cohen and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 1293: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring higher education institutions to partner with high schools to promote college attendance; establishing the Minnesota promise for higher education and revising the achieve scholarship program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 136A.121, by adding a subdivision; 136A.127, subdivisions 2, 4, 9, 10, 12, 14, by adding a subdivision; 136A.87; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 136A.127, subdivisions 8, 13.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Sheran, Erickson Ropes, Rosen, Pappas and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1294: A bill for an act relating to public health; creating a public health improvement account; modifying provisions of the statewide health improvement program; establishing a program to provide funding for health impact assessments; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 145.986, subdivisions 1, 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Betzold and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 1295: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying fee for booking a person for confinement at a county or regional jail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 641.12, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Lynch, Koering and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1296: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying children’s therapeutic services; exempting certain programs from licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 157.16, by adding a subdivision; 245.4871, subdivision 10; 256B.0943, subdivisions 4, 6, 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1297: A bill for an act relating to state government; clarifying Minnesota Management and Budget oversight; establishing the management analysis revolving fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.64; 16A.055, by adding a subdivision; 16A.126; 16B.36, subdivision 1; 16B.48, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1298: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing the name of a state agency.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rest, Prettner Solon, Bakk, Koering and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1299: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a home care tax credit; amending the long-term consultation team; establishing a caregiver burden scale; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.0911, subdivision 3; 256B.0917, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lynch, Murphy, Jungbauer and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1300: A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating pilot program to authorize and evaluate use of design-build method of contracting by municipalities; requiring report.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Fobbe and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1301: A bill for an act relating to education finance; defining local education agency for certain special education purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 125A.01; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Fobbe introduced--
S.F. No. 1302: A bill for an act relating to mortgages; foreclosures by advertisement; modifying sheriff’s sale procedure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 580.07.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Anderson, Pappas, Moua and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1303: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for redevelopment of the former 3M site in St. Paul.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1304: A bill for an act relating to the budget reserve; modifying priorities for additional revenues in general fund forecasts; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.152, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1305: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use tax administration; notification of change requirements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270C.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Metzen and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1306: A bill for an act relating to local government; city of South St. Paul, appropriating money for demonstration program for commercial and industrial energy efficiency improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Johnson, Robling, Gerlach and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1307: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; amending certain general obligation bond sale provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.641, subdivisions 4, 7; 16A.66, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olseen, Murphy, Rest, Jungbauer and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1308: A bill for an act relating to transportation; regulating motor carriers of railroad employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.01, subdivision 22; 221.012, subdivisions 26, 38, by adding a subdivision; 221.0252, by adding a subdivision; 221.0314, by adding a subdivision; 221.141, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1309: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for a new hospital in Cass County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid, Skogen, Sparks and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1310: A bill for an act relating to commerce; reforming no-fault auto insurance; increasing certain first-party benefits; regulating certain arbitration awards; prohibiting balance billing by health care providers; regulating the furnishing of certain accident record information; clarifying civil liability with respect to recovery of medical and health care expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 65B.44, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 65B.51, subdivisions 1, 3; 65B.525, by adding a subdivision; 65B.54, by adding a subdivision; 169.09, subdivision 13; 604.01, by adding a subdivision; 604.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1311: A bill for an act relating to retirement; permitting a certain Hennepin County employee to apply for disability by waiving minimum service requirements.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 1312: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing border city enterprise allocations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.169, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1313: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing exclusive liquor stores to sell multiple use bags; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.412, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1314: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing acquisition of certain easements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Tomassoni, Pappas, Bakk and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1315: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a refundable credit for payment of principal and interest on student loans; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Langseth, Kelash and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1316: A bill for an act relating to finance; authorizing predesign of improvements to the historic Fort Snelling Museum and Visitor Center; amending Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 23, subdivision 3, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1317: A bill for an act relating to taxation; establishing a fire and ambulance special taxing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sparks, Skogen, Gerlach and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1318: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; clarifying that public facilities may allow noncommercial alcohol use without licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 340A.101, by adding a subdivision; 340A.401; 340A.414, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Vickerman and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1319: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for floodplain management in the Minnesota River Basin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1320: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Humanities Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins, Foley, Murphy and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1321: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing for wrongful death actions by domestic partners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.736, subdivision 6; 466.05, subdivision 2; 573.02, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pappas, Sheran and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1322: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a summer academy and a onetime grant to help pay tuition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 136A.121, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Sheran, Dille and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1323: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying Infectious Waste Control Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116.78, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Vandeveer and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1324: A bill for an act relating to higher education; setting conditions on certain athletic scholarships; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Vandeveer and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1325: A bill for an act relating to veterans; eliminating the residency requirement for a complimentary state park pass for a veteran with total and permanent service-connected disability; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.053, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Vandeveer and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1326: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school districts to pay the costs of conducting a criminal history background check on an employee, contractor, or volunteer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.03, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Murphy and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1327: A bill for an act relating to taxation; creating a teleworking credit; providing a sales tax exemption for telework expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1328: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for early childhood education and family, kindergarten through grade 12, and adult education, including general education, education excellence, special programs, facilities and technology, nutrition and accounting, libraries, early childhood education, prevention, self-sufficiency and lifelong learning, state agencies, and technical and conforming amendments; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.415, by adding subdivisions; 126C.10, subdivisions 2, 13a, 13b, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36; 126C.13, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions; 127A.45, subdivisions 2, 3, 13, by adding a subdivision; 127A.49, subdivisions 2, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.10, subdivisions 13a, 13b, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36; Laws 2008, chapter 363, article 2, section 48.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 1329: A bill for an act relating to the Public Facilities Authority; providing for federal use of funds allocated to the state by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act; providing for clean water and drinking water loans and grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 446A.07, subdivision 7; 446A.081, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Dibble, Rosen, Doll and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 1330: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing cost recovery for utility’s renewable facilities; providing for high-efficiency utility rate options; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216B.1645, subdivision 2a; 216B.169, subdivision 2; repealing Laws 2007, chapter 3, section 3.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1331: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain absentee ballot requirements and provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.04, subdivisions 1, 6; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.06, subdivision 3; 203B.07, subdivision 3; 203B.08, subdivisions 2, 3; 203B.12; 203B.23, subdivision 2; 203B.24, subdivision 1; 203B.26; 204B.45, subdivision 2; 204B.46; 204C.10; 204C.13, subdivision 6; 204C.27; 204C.30, by adding a subdivision; 204C.33, subdivisions 1, 3; 205.185, subdivision 3; 205A.10, subdivisions 2, 3; 206.89, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.04, subdivision 5; 203B.10; 203B.13; 203B.25.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1332: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the challenge incarceration program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 244.17; 244.172, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1333: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing eligibility requirements for medical assistance and MinnesotaCare; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.056, subdivisions 3, 3c; 256L.17, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1334: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; establishing an early childhood program for at-risk four-year-olds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.19, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Doll, Dibble, Dahle and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1335: A bill for an act relating to utilities; regulating certain distributed energy resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.2411, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1336: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing Carlton County to issue a wine and malt liquor license in Thomson Township.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Stumpf, Bakk and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1337: A bill for an act relating to taxation; expanding education subtraction and credit to broadband subscription expenses; providing a sales tax exemption for education-related broadband subscriptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.0674, subdivision 1; 297A.67, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1338: A bill for an act relating to transit; centralizing purchasing of transit vehicles and supplies, and other activities related to transit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.