State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 5, 2009
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1125: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing for appointment and consolidation of certain county offices, subject to notice, hearing, reverse referendum; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 375A.10, subdivision 5; 375A.12, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 382.01.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1126: A bill for an act relating to real property; modifying procedures relating to uses and conveyances of tax-forfeited property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 282.01, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1c, 1d, 2, 3, 4, 7, 7a, by adding a subdivision; 287.2205; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 282.01, subdivisions 1b, 9, 10, 11.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Scheid, Dibble and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1127: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for a transitional employment training project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz, Foley, Moua and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1128: A bill for an act relating to public safety; continuing and expanding the homeless outreach grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins, Rest and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 1129: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Victory Memorial Parkway in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 1130: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing time limit for appealing decisions of a governing body or board of adjustment to district court; requiring posting of a bond for an appeal to Court of Appeals in certain cases; clarifying actions involving public participation in government; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 462.354, subdivision 2; 462.361, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 554.01, subdivision 6; 554.03.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 1131: A bill for an act relating to courts; eliminating the requirement of personal appearance in an application for a name change made by an adult; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 259.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Cohen, Dibble, Kubly, Moua and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1132: A bill for an act relating to housing; adjusting deed tax percentage; providing rental housing assistance; establishing a housing account for leverage opportunity; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 287.21, subdivision 1; 462A.201, by adding a subdivision; 462A.33, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 462A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1133: A bill for an act relating to rural economies; appropriating money for a workforce program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1134: A bill for an act relating to water treatment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Goodview.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty, Torres Ray, Sieben, Higgins and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1135: A resolution apologizing on behalf of citizens of the state to all persons with mental illness and developmental and other disabilities who have been wrongfully committed to state institutions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 1136: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a replacement death record when ordered by the court; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144.221, by adding a subdivision; 390.23.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Higgins, Fischbach, Marty, Gerlach and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1137: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting pharmacists from substituting epilepsy drugs without prior consent and notification; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Senjem and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1138: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a grant program to assist local law enforcement agencies to develop or expand lifesaver programs that locate lost or wandering persons who are mentally impaired; authorizing a task force; providing for rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Lynch and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1139: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the research partnership between the University of Minnesota and the Mayo Foundation.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1140: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income taxes; increasing the long-term care insurance credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.0672, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1141: A bill for an act relating to elections; campaign finance; changing contribution limits for certain offices; limiting certain expenditures; changing certain filing requirements; changing political contribution and refund provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.17, by adding a subdivision; 10A.20, subdivision 1; 10A.27, subdivision 1; 10A.31, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 10A.322, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Murphy, Dille, Vickerman, Frederickson and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1142: A bill for an act relating to veterans; declaring June 13, 2009, Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Murphy, Metzen, Tomassoni, Bakk and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1143: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing limited eligibility for benefits during a voluntary leave; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Pappas, Anderson, Cohen and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1144: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for improvements of the National Great River Park in St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas, Moua and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1145: A bill for an act relating to data practices; prohibiting the reproduction of pornographic works involving a minor maintained by a government entity or court in connection with a criminal proceeding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.871, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 617.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Frederickson, Higgins, Clark, Rest and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1146: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing Brandon’s law; implementing procedures for investigating missing person cases; establishing the Minnesota Clearinghouse for Missing Persons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.82, subdivision 23; 299C.51; 299C.52; 299C.53; 299C.54; 299C.55; 299C.56; 299C.565; 390.25, subdivision 2; 626.8454; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Higgins and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1147: A bill for an act relating to real property; specifying notice requirements; modifying provisions governing the reduced redemption period for abandoned property; establishing a duty to protect vacant foreclosed property under certain circumstances; providing for the imposition of fines for failure to maintain property; altering the posting requirement for trespassing on construction sites; modifying provisions governing public nuisances; imposing civil and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 463.251, subdivision 2; 580.04; 582.031; 582.032, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.605, subdivision 1; 617.80, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 617.81, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1148: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to city of Benson to reconstruct a city street.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1149: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; abandoned personal property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 281.23, by adding a subdivision; 282.04, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1150: A bill for an act relating to the Minnesota family investment program; appropriating money for supported work.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 1151: A bill for an act relating to health and human services; allowing home visitors to be employment and training providers for certain MFIP participants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 145A.17, by adding a subdivision; 256J.49, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rosen, Sheran and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1152: A bill for an act relating to cultural heritage; appropriating money for purposes of Farmamerica.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas, Cohen, Rest and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1153: A bill for an act relating to state employees; requiring that health insurance benefits be made available to domestic partners of state employees if they are also made available to spouses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 43A.02, by adding a subdivision; 43A.24, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1154: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; changing licensing provisions for social work; reducing certain fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148D.010, subdivisions 9, 15, by adding subdivisions; 148D.025, subdivisions 2, 3; 148D.061, subdivisions 6, 8; 148D.062, subdivision 2; 148D.063, subdivision 2; 148D.125, subdivisions 1, 3; 148D.180, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; 148E.010, subdivisions 11, 17, by adding subdivisions; 148E.025, subdivisions 2, 3; 148E.055, subdivision 5; 148E.100, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 148E.105, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 7, by adding a subdivision; 148E.106, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, by adding a subdivision; 148E.110, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; 148E.115, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 148E.120; 148E.125, subdivisions 1, 3; 148E.130, subdivisions 2, 5, by adding a subdivision; 148E.165, subdivision 1; 148E.180, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148D.062, subdivision 5; 148D.125, subdivision 2; 148D.180, subdivision 8; 148E.106, subdivision 6; 148E.125, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1155: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing capacity requirements for adult foster homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 245A.11, subdivision 2a; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 9555.6165.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Vickerman, Murphy and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1156: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; extending the deer hunting season in certain areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.311.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Lynch, Sparks, Senjem and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1157: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for disaster preparedness and relief efforts.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1158: A bill for an act relating to charitable organizations; adjusting a requirement that financial statements submitted to the attorney general by charitable organizations be audited; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 309.53, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1159: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a renewable energy biofuels demonstration facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1160: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing two licenses.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1161: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying requirements for the use of duck decoys; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.811, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Tomassoni and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1162: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing special plates for retired firefighters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.12, subdivision 2b, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Dille, by request, and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1163: A bill for an act relating to local government; amending the municipal boundary adjustment law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.02, subdivision 11; 394.33, subdivision 1; 414.01, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 414.011, by adding a subdivision; 414.031, subdivision 4; 414.0325, subdivision 3; 414.033, subdivisions 2, 12; 414.0333; 414.036; 414.041, subdivisions 3, 5; 414.061, subdivisions 4, 5; 462.357, subdivision 1; 462.358, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 414; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 414.02; 414.031, subdivision 1a; 414.0325, subdivision 1a; 414.033, subdivisions 10, 13; 414.08; 462.3535; 462.3585; 572A.03, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Bakk and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1164: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing creation of a tax increment financing district by the Seaway Port Authority of Duluth that is exempt from the five-year rule.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Prettner Solon, Foley, Dibble, Doll and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1165: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying provisions related to the transfer of pistols or semiautomatic military-style assault weapons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 624.7131, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 7; 624.7132, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 624.7131, subdivisions 9, 10; 624.7132, subdivisions 10, 14.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Kelash and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1166: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing eligibility for group residential housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256I.04, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1167: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to better public land and other improvements of a capital nature; appropriating money for the swing bridge in Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1168: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for infrastructure improvements in the city of Cass Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1169: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for street and infrastructure improvements in the city of Cass Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1170: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for bridge design and construction on the Paul Bunyan Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koch and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1171: 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.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1172: A bill for an act relating to state government; extending the exemption from alcohol and controlled substances testing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 221.031, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Dibble, Frederickson, Anderson, Rummel and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1173: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for state forest traditional areas; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 89.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Dibble, Anderson, Frederickson, Rummel and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1174: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; eliminating managed forests for purposes of off-highway vehicle travel; modifying forest classification requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 84.926, subdivisions 2, 4; Laws 2003, chapter 128, article 1, section 167, subdivision 1, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 1175: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Goodhue Pioneer Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 1176: A bill for an act relating to noxious weeds; allowing municipalities to adopt ordinances for the eradication of buckthorn; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 18.78, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1177: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing utility transition aid to counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 477A.16, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bonoff, Dille, Dibble, Rest and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1178: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Little Crow Transit Way; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1179: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association; adding a statute of limitations for correcting contributions paid on ineligible salary and for recovering overpaid benefits; revising interest requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 353.27, subdivisions 7, 7b.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1180: A bill for an act relating to retirement; amending deferred compensation plan provisions; defining terms; regulating the state unclassified employees retirement program; regulating data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 352.965, subdivisions 2, 6; 352D.015, subdivision 9; 352D.02, by adding a subdivision; 352D.04, subdivision 1; 352D.05, subdivision 3; 352D.06, subdivisions 1, 3; 352D.065, subdivision 3; 352D.09, subdivisions 3, 7.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1181: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing publishing alternatives to legal newspapers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10.60, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 331A.03, by adding subdivisions; 645.11; 645.12, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 331A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 331A.03, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1182: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Grand Rapids to impose a local sales tax; adjusting the local government aid payment to the city.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Olseen; Olson, M. and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1183: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; removing or altering routes on the trunk highway system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.115, subdivision 118.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Rest, Moua, Dibble, Betzold and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 1184: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; housing replacement districts; allowing additional authority to spend increments for housing replacement district plans; authorizing the city of Brooklyn Park to establish housing replacement districts; eliminating the local contribution requirement for housing replacement districts; reauthorizing the cities of St. Paul and Fridley to use special laws for housing replacement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.1763, subdivision 2; Laws 1995, chapter 264, article 5, sections 44, subdivision 4, as amended; 45, subdivision 1, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sparks, Foley and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 1185: A bill for an act relating to real property; providing for waiver of storage of abandoned property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 504B.271, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Moua and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 1186: A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing for an omnibus sexual conduct technical review bill; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.341, subdivision 11; 609.342, subdivision 1; 609.343, subdivision 1; 609.3455, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Carlson, Berglin, Marty, Torres Ray and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1187: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; removing the number of attempts allowed to pass the medical licensing examination; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 147.02, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Senjem and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1188: A bill for an act relating to public safety; transferring control of the Minnesota correctional facility - Moose Lake from the commissioner of corrections to the commissioner of human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to use the Moose Lake facility to house civilly committed sex offenders; requiring the commissioner of corrections to house offenders in private prisons; establishing standards to compare private and state-funded prisons; requiring third-party evaluation of public and private persons.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1189: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; requiring certain training for school district boiler operators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.974.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Dille, Stumpf, Clark, Robling and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 1190: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a training initiative for character development; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1191: A bill for an act relating to retirement; extending Fairmont Police Relief Association amortization target date from 2010 to 2020; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 69.77, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1192: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money to the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board; authorizing a carryover of certain funds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1193: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for an alternatives analysis of a commuter rail line between Northfield and St. Paul.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skogen, Rosen, Langseth, Bakk and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1194: A bill for an act relating to energy; creating small power producer grant program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1195: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying child care assistance provider rates; creating a quality rating and improvement system; modifying child care improvement grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 119B.04, by adding a subdivision; 119B.13, subdivision 3a; 119B.21, subdivisions 5, 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Foley, Higgins, Ortman, Scheid and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1196: A bill for an act relating to courts; providing the Fourth Judicial District with fiscal flexibility as to the location of court facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 484.91, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 383B.65, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Sparks and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1197: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; conforming Minnesota law to the requirements necessary to receive federal stimulus funds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 268.035, subdivisions 4, as amended, 23a; 268.07, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.095, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Bonoff and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 1198: A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; making technical changes; limiting certain liability; waiving certain unemployment benefit requirements for dislocated workers; expanding the authorized use of the Minnesota investment fund; modifying unemployment insurance provisions; requiring appeals to be filed online; providing for collection of fees; regulating continued request for unemployment benefits filings; providing administrative penalties; defining and clarifying terms; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 15.75, subdivision 5; 16B.54, subdivision 2; 84.94, subdivision 3; 116J.035, subdivision 6; 116J.401, subdivision 2; 116J.435, subdivisions 2, 3; 116J.68, subdivision 2; 116J.8731, subdivisions 2, 3; 116L.03, subdivision 5; 116L.05, subdivision 5; 116L.871, subdivision 1; 116L.96; 123A.08, subdivision 1; 124D.49, subdivision 3; 241.27, subdivision 1; 248.061, subdivision 3; 248.07, subdivisions 7, 8; 256J.626, subdivision 4; 256J.66, subdivision 1; 268.035, subdivisions 2, 17, by adding subdivisions; 268.042, subdivision 3; 268.043; 268.044, subdivision 2; 268.047, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.051, subdivisions 1, 4; 268.052, subdivision 2; 268.053, subdivision 1; 268.057, subdivisions 4, 5; 268.0625, subdivision 1; 268.066; 268.067; 268.069, subdivision 1; 268.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3b; 268.084; 268.085, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 6, 15; 268.095, subdivisions 1, 2, 6, 10, 11; 268.101, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.103, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 268.105, subdivisions 1, 2, 3a; 268.115, subdivision 5; 268.125, subdivision 5; 268.135, subdivision 4; 268.145, subdivision 1; 268.18, subdivisions 1, 2, 4a; 268.186; 268.196, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.199; 268.211; 268A.06, subdivision 1; 469.169, subdivision 3; 469.321, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 116J.402; 116J.413; 116J.58, subdivision 1; 116J.59; 116J.61; 116J.656; 116L.16; 116L.88; 116U.65; 268.085, subdivision 14; 268.086; 469.329; Minnesota Rules, part 3310.2925.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1199: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, by adding a section; providing for certain officers to be elected by a majority of the votes cast at the general election for the office.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Pappas, Marty, Higgins and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1200: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for demonstration grants to prevent sexual violence.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy, Senjem and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 1201: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for design and engineering for restoration of Lake Zumbro; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1202: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a regional community center in Upsala; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1203: A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing a grant program for idling reduction technology purchases; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1204: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a Tri-County Regional Services Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 1205: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a new dam for the Platte River Watershed in Morrison County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1206: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for an airliner maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) facility in Duluth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1207: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing data practices provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.06, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, by adding subdivisions; 13.43, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; 13.64; 16B.97, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.06, subdivision 2; Minnesota Rules, part 1205.1800.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dibble, Foley, Moua, Murphy and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1208: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions governing medical assistance claims and liens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.15, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2; 514.983, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1209: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for transit improvement areas; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Anderson, Moua, Pappas and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1210: A bill for an act relating to marriage; providing for gender-neutral marriage laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 363A.27; 517.01; 517.03, subdivision 1; 517.08, subdivision 1a; 517.09.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Lynch, Senjem, Higgins, Olseen and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1211: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing earned release dates for imprisoned offenders and requiring that offenders who qualify be placed on enhanced reentry supervised release; repealing the law requiring that short-term offenders be incarcerated in local correctional facilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 244.01, by adding subdivisions; 244.101, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 609.105, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.105, subdivisions 1a, 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1212: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; modifying civil liability for labor and sex trafficking crimes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.284, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 1213: A bill for an act relating to energy; utilities; modifying certificate of need exemption status for large wind-powered electric generation facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.243, subdivisions 8, 9.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Prettner Solon, Dibble and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1214: A bill for an act relating to utilities; creating mass transit zone for utility reinvestment and cost recovery; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.16, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Kubly, Torres Ray, Rummel, Anderson and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1215: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing funding for clean energy resource teams; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Bonoff, Saxhaug, Wiger and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1216: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; funding various early, community, and adult education programs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1217: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying emergency medical transport provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.604, subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.604, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Clark, Bonoff, Saxhaug, Wiger and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1218: A bill for an act relating to education; amending early childhood education provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 124D.135, subdivision 3; 124D.15, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; 124D.19, subdivisions 10, 14; 124D.522; 299A.297; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 121A.27; 124D.13, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Rest, Higgins, Pogemiller and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 1219: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; creating licensing standards for full-time firefighters; establishing fees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Scheid, Hann, Berglin, Lourey and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1220: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the definition for standard reference compendia; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62Q.525, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1221: A bill for an act relating to health; clarifying information provided by hospitals to sexual assault victims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 145.4712, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1222: A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating the term of members of the Regent Candidate Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 137.0245, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Saltzman, Scheid, Murphy and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1223: A bill for an act relating to family law; changing a rebuttable presumption of minimum parenting time; specifying factors for rebuttal; changing a parenting expense adjustment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 518.175, subdivision 1; 518A.36, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1224: A bill for an act relating to the secretary of state; regulating various filings and fees; defining certain terms; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 5.12, subdivision 1; 5.29; 5.32; 270C.63, subdivision 13; 302A.821; 303.14; 303.16, subdivision 4; 308A.995; 308B.121, subdivisions 1, 2; 317A.823; 321.0206; 321.0210; 321.0810; 322B.960; 323A.1003; 333.055; 336A.04, subdivision 3; 336A.09, subdivision 2; 359.01, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Chaudhary, Saxhaug and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 1225: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; removing bow and gun case requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 97B.035, subdivision 2; 97B.041; 97B.045, subdivision 1; 97B.051; 609.66, subdivision 1d.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Dibble, Sheran, Murphy and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1226: A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating Minnesota Council on Transportation Access to improve availability and coordination of services to the transit public; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Dille, Clark, Robling, Marty and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1227: A bill for an act relating to marriage; establishing a Minnesota divorce reconciliation project; redirecting disposition of a portion of the marriage license fee; requiring participation in a marriage dissolution education program before commencing marriage dissolution proceedings involving minor children; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 517.08, subdivision 1c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 256; 518.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dille and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 1228: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing stays of adjudication in certain criminal cases involving consensual sexual relationships with an underaged victim; providing that offenders who receive these stays do not have to register as predatory offenders; classifying data; requiring existing sex education programs to address criminal sexual conduct laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.871, subdivision 3; 121A.23, subdivision 1; 243.166, by adding a subdivision; 609.095; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Prettner Solon and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1229: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying personal care assistance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144A.44, subdivision 2; 256B.0655, subdivisions 1b, 1g, 2, 3, 7; 626.556, subdivision 3c, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Clark, Michel, Rest, Lourey and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1230: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for an independent Office of Strategic and Long-Range Planning; transferring duties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 4A.01; 4A.02; 4A.06.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Ortman, Moua, Higgins, Betzold and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1231: A bill for an act relating to public safety; recodifying and restructuring the law on expungements of criminal records; expanding eligibility for expungements; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609A.01; 609A.02; 609A.03.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Anderson, Erickson Ropes, Dibble and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1232: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; franchise; property; sales and use; providing tax incentives for businesses in green job zones; providing for certification of qualifying businesses; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 268.19, subdivision 1; 270B.14, subdivision 3; 270B.15; 289A.12, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 29; 290.06, subdivision 2c, by adding a subdivision; 290.067, subdivision 1; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 2; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.0922, subdivisions 2, 3; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Kubly, Pappas, Skogen, Koering and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1233: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing licensure for massage therapists; establishing fees; requiring rulemaking; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 116J.70, subdivision 2a; 214.01, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147F.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Olson, M.; Higgins; Scheid and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1234: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending provisions relating to domestic abuse; expanding definition of family or household member; providing for statewide application and expanded use of domestic abuse no contact orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 518B.01, subdivisions 2, 20, 22.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Marty, Higgins and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1235: A bill for an act relating to public health; addressing youth violence as a public health problem; coordinating and aligning prevention and intervention programs addressing risk factors of youth violence; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1236: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the trespass crime to prohibit entry into areas cordoned off by peace officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.605, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Marty, Berglin and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1237: A bill for an act relating to health; preventing conflicts of interest; banning gifts from drug or medical device manufacturers or distributors to physicians and formulary committee members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 151.461; 151.47, subdivision 1; 256B.0625, subdivision 13c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Prettner Solon, Marty and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 1238: A bill for an act relating to health; enforcing Minnesota unfair price discrimination law for prescription drugs; requiring disclosure of all financial transactions related to prescription drug pricing; requiring certificate of authority for a pharmacy benefits manager; requiring rulemaking; providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 151.061, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1239: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending provisions relating to domestic abuse; providing that violations of a no contact order disqualify offenders from possessing a firearm; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 518B.01, subdivision 22; 609.5316, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dibble and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1240: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing that interference with an emergency call disqualifies an offender from possessing a firearm; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.78, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.