State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 26, 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 Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 918: A bill for an act relating to public safety; repealing authorization that certain short term commitments to the commissioner of corrections be served in county jails; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.105, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.105, subdivisions 1a, 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Metzen, Frederickson, Langseth and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 919: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; establishing natural resources asset preservation and replacement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 920: A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring notice and public hearing before adopting an interim ordinance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 394.34; 462.355, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 921: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying correctional state employees retirement plan membership; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 352.91, subdivision 3d.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Bakk and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 922: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; delaying the implementation of certain 2008 changes to the green acres program by one year; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 923: A bill for an act relating to health; changing the expiration date for contact lens prescriptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 145.712, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Anderson; Frederickson; Olson, M. and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 924: A bill for an act relating to water; appropriating money for a comprehensive statewide sustainable water resources detailed framework.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 925: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; providing for a maximum effort capital loan to Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 926: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; modifying provisions relating to reduced rate regulation and promotion activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 237.411, subdivision 2; 237.626.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Rest and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 927: A bill for an act relating to counties; modifying publication requirements for financial statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 375.17, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Dibble, Higgins, Tomassoni and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 928: A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; appropriating money for the Metropolitan Economic Development Association.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas, Anderson, Moua and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 929: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; extending the years the city of St. Paul can use sales tax revenue to pay the principal of certain bonds; clarifying use of certain unexpended funds; modifying the process for application and review of proposals under the neighborhood program; amending Laws 1993, chapter 375, article 9, section 46, subdivision 2, as amended, by adding a subdivision; Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 8, section 37, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Higgins, Pogemiller, Dibble, Berglin and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 930: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating funds for summer youth employment.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 931: A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; funding employment support services for persons with mental illness; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 932: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending time for establishment of special service districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 428A.101.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bonoff, Dibble, Dille, Gimse and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 933: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring feasibility study of transit service in Little Crow transit way; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 174.03, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 934: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring certain pension benefit costs to be recognized for purposes of calculating nursing facility payment rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Betzold, Olseen, Pappas and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 935: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5; providing for public debt to be incurred for public information technology systems, licenses, and infrastructure.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Higgins, Foley, Limmer, Sheran and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 936: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring Department of Corrections to annually report on felony DWI offenders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pariseau and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 937: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing municipal deputy registrar of motor vehicles in city of Farmington.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Robling, Dahle and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 938: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Scott County Regional Public Safety Training Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 939: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 62, Ortonville.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 940: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a wastewater treatment system in the Big Lake Area Sanitary District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 941: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation at Rainy River Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 942: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for forest bridge replacement.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 943: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for dam repair on Balsam Lake in Itasca County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 944: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to Nashwauk.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 945: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to Big Fork.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 946: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to Coleraine, Bovey, and Taconite.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 947: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to Nashwauk.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 948: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Bovey.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 949: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for Coleraine downtown corridor redevelopment.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 950: A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the director of the State Lottery to establish lottery gaming machines and enter into a contract for the management and placement of the machines; providing powers and duties to the director; providing for gaming machine revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 240.13, by adding a subdivision; 240.35, subdivision 1; 297A.94; 299L.02, subdivision 1; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349A.01, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.04; 349A.10, subdivisions 3, 6; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.651, subdivision 1; 609.75, subdivisions 3, 4; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Moua, Foley, Betzold and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 951: A bill for an act relating to probate; modifying provisions governing guardians and conservators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 524.5-102, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 524.5-304; 524.5-309; 524.5-310; 524.5-316; 524.5-317; 524.5-406; 524.5-409; 524.5-413; 524.5-414; 524.5-420; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sparks, Metzen, Tomassoni, Rosen and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 952: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for BioBusiness Alliance; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skogen, Saxhaug, Metzen, Gerlach and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 953: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing charter school students to participate in the extracurricular activities of their resident district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.36, subdivision 1; 123B.49, subdivision 4; 124D.10, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 954: A bill for an act relating to education; pursuing E-16 reforms to improve and expand opportunities for all students to attain educational success; establishing E-16 advisory subcommittees.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Olson, G.; Hann and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 955: A bill for an act relating to education; adding an inflationary adjustment for the alternative teacher compensation revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 122A.415, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olson, G.; Hann and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 956: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a location equity index; modifying the general education revenue formula; increasing revenue for some school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 126C.01, by adding a subdivision; 126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 957: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the definition of licensed health care professional; allowing use of physical agent modalities by occupational therapists under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148.6402, subdivision 13; 148.6440, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 958: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 959: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a municipal geothermal, wind turbine, and solar energy power facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 960: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allocating funds for installing railroad crossing devices.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 961: A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing state agencies to develop plan for using federal stimulus funds dedicated to energy projects to install energy-efficient windows in government and residential buildings, to weatherize residential buildings, and to train installers; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Lynch and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 962: A bill for an act relating to health care; repealing the prohibition of balance billing for Medicare-covered services; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62J.25.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ortman, Ingebrigtsen and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 963: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying duties and responsibilities of Forensic Laboratory Advisory Board; requiring the board to appoint an executive secretary; establishing immunity from liability for board members; clarifying availability of investigation reports to the public; requiring the Department of Administration to provide office space and services to the board; defining forensic laboratory; providing for a study and report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299C.156, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 9, 11, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Satlzman and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 964: A bill for an act relating to data practices; providing for release of certain data to a legal representative; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.393.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pappas, Torres Ray, Wiger, Rummel and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 965: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a responsible family life and sexuality education program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 121A.23.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 966: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for an intermediate care facility in Red Wing; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.5013, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 967: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing day training and habilitation transportation rates; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Doll, Berglin, Erickson Ropes, Sheran and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 968: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a single dental administrator to administer dental services for the recipients of the state health care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.461, subdivision 23; 256B.69, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.037; 256B.69, subdivision 6c.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Dibble; Tomassoni; Olson, M.; Moua and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 969: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions related to children aging out of foster care; modifying the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.055, by adding a subdivision; 256K.45, subdivision 6; 260C.331, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260C; repealing Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 2, section 60.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Sieben, Olseen, Marty, Pappas and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 970: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing early voting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.022, subdivision 1; 203B.001; 203B.01, by adding a subdivision; 203B.03, subdivision 1; 204C.10; 206.83; 206.89, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Dibble, Wiger, Rummel and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 971: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for harassment, bullying, intimidation, and violence policies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 121A.03; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 121A.0695.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Pappas, Sheran and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 972: A bill for an act relating to higher education; allowing waivers to the policy setting semester credit requirements; amending Laws 2007, chapter 144, article 1, section 4, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Sieben, Murphy, Metzen, Day and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 973: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; removing expiration date relating to corporate deputy registrars; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.33, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 974: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a flood mitigation project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Scheid, Moua and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 975: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; transit improvement areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 469.174, subdivision 12; 469.176, subdivision 4c; 469.1763, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Bonoff and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 976: A bill for an act relating to education; amending general aid payments in districts with high online learning enrollment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 127A.47, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 977: A bill for an act relating to human services; extending the bars to set aside disqualifications to corporate adult foster care and corporate child foster care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 245C.24, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 978: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing the requirements for shaken baby syndrome training in licensed child care and child foster care programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245A.144; 245A.1444; 245A.40, subdivision 5; 245A.50, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Cohen, Pappas, Moua, Anderson and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 979: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Johnson, Bakk, Betzold, Langseth and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 980: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a special levy for costs of operating and maintaining new county facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 275.70, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 981: A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting fusion candidacies; changing requirements and procedures accordingly; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.03; 204B.04; 204B.06, subdivision 1; 204B.07, subdivision 1; 204B.36, subdivision 2; 204C.21, subdivision 1; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.33, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.12.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 982: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a biofuels production facility in White Earth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch, Senjem and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 983: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a state trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.015, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Anderson, Rummel, Wiger and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 984: A bill for an act relating to parks; appropriating money for a master plan for the Ramsey County chain of lakes.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pariseau, Ingebrigtsen, Jungbauer and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 985: A bill for an act relating to crimes; making careless driving resulting in death a gross misdemeanor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.13, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Lynch, Sheran, Lourey and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 986: A bill for an act relating to health and human services; relieving counties of certain mandates; allowing counties to place children for treatment in bordering states; modifying county payment of funeral expenses; modifying certain nursing facility rules; providing an alternative licensing method for day training and habilitation services; accepting certain independent audits; modifying renewal notice requirements; modifying health care program information that school district or charter school must provide; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 62Q.37, subdivision 3; 144A.04, subdivision 11, by adding a subdivision; 144A.45, subdivision 1; 245.4882, subdivisions 1, 2; 245.4885, subdivision 1a; 245A.09, subdivision 7; 256.935; 256.962, subdivisions 6, 7; 256B.0625, subdivision 41; 256B.0915, subdivision 3h; 256B.0945, subdivision 1; 256F.13, subdivision 1; 260C.212, subdivisions 4a, 11; 261.035; 471.61, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 4668.0110, subpart 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lynch, Moua, Higgins and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 987: A bill for an act relating to public safety; eliminating various unfunded mandates affecting local governmental units; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245C.05, subdivision 7; 260B.171, subdivision 3; 609.115, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 988: A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying rulemaking authority for cost-share program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103C.501, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Carlson and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 989: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing renovation of the old Cedar Avenue bridge; amending Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 4, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 990: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for capital improvements at the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 991: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain election administration provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.016, subdivision 1a; 201.056; 201.061, subdivision 1; 201.11; 201.12; 201.13; 202A.14, subdivision 3; 203B.02, by adding a subdivision; 204B.09, subdivision 3; 204B.14, subdivisions 2, 4, by adding a subdivision; 204B.16, subdivision 1; 204B.18, subdivision 1; 204B.27, subdivision 2; 204B.33; 204B.38; 204B.40; 204C.02; 204C.06, subdivision 1; 204C.08, subdivisions 1a, 3; 204C.13, subdivision 2; 204C.15, subdivision 1; 204C.17; 204C.30, by adding a subdivision; 204C.33, subdivision 1; 204C.37; 204D.04, subdivision 2; 204D.09, subdivision 2; 204D.28, subdivision 5; 205.065, subdivision 2; 205.13, subdivisions 1, 2; 205.16, subdivisions 2, 3; 205A.03, subdivision 1; 205A.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 205A.07, subdivision 2; 206.57, subdivision 6; 206.61, subdivision 5; 211A.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 211A.05, subdivision 2; 211B.11, by adding a subdivision; 211B.12; 412.02, subdivision 2a; 414.02, subdivision 4; 414.031, subdivision 6; 414.0325, subdivision 4; 414.033, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204B; 204D; 205; 205A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.096; 206.805, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 992: A bill for an act relating to government data practices; authorizing access to certain firearm data by parole and probation authorities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.87, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Moua, Betzold, Higgins, Pariseau and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 993: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying authority of apprehension and detention orders outside county that issued the order; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 401.025, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Moua, Betzold, Higgins and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 994: A bill for an act relating to crime; defining felony domestic assault and domestic assault by strangulation as crimes of violence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 624.712, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Anderson, Vickerman and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 995: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing oversight and establishing criteria for expenditures from the parks and trails fund, outdoor heritage fund, clean water fund, and environment and natural resources trust fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.303, by adding a subdivision; 3.971, by adding a subdivision; 85.53; 97A.056, subdivisions 2, 3, 6, 7, by adding subdivisions; 114D.50; 116P.05, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Anderson, Moua, Cohen and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 996: A bill for an act relating to local government; city of St. Paul; appropriating money for demonstration program for commercial and industrial energy efficiency improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Anderson, Stumpf, Rummel, Dahle and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 997: A bill for an act relating to energy; creating school district renewable energy grant program; authorizing bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 998: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wastewater treatment facility in the city of Morton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Marty, Berglin, Erickson Ropes and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 999: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing licensure for medical laboratory science professionals; creating the Board of Medical Laboratory Science; establishing fees; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148F.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Fobbe, Langseth, Vickerman, Tomassoni and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 1000: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Big Lake Regional Ice Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 1001: A bill for an act relating to retirement; regulating volunteer firefighters’ relief associations; reorganizing the defined contribution relief association provisions; recodifying the general volunteer firefighters’ relief association law; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 69.031, subdivision 5; 69.771, subdivision 3; 69.772, subdivisions 4, 6; 69.773, subdivision 6; 356.219, subdivision 3; 424A.001, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, by adding subdivisions; 424A.01; 424A.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9a, 9b, 10, 12, 13; 424A.021; 424A.03; 424A.04; 424A.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 424A.06; 424A.07; 424A.08; 424A.10, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 424B.10, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 424B.21; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 420; 424A; 424B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 424A.001, subdivision 7; 424A.02, subdivisions 4, 6, 8a, 8b, 9b; 424A.09; 424B.10, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Dille, Gimse and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1002: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption for materials used in township roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.70, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Stumpf, Saltzman, Bonoff, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1003: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, section 1; providing for high quality in public education through equitable and adequate funding.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Scheid, Metzen, Sparks, Koch and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1004: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying construction codes and licensing; adding provisions relating to high pressure piping profession; modifying previous appropriations restrictions; extending authority to adopt rules for obtaining boiler licenses; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.082, subdivision 12; 326B.084; 326B.43, subdivision 1; 326B.435, subdivision 2; 326B.475, subdivision 6; 326B.52, subdivision 1; 326B.53; 326B.55, subdivision 1; 326B.59; 326B.801; 326B.921, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2008, chapter 363, article 10, section 4, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.43, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 1005: A bill for an act relating to transportation; bridges; establishing Stillwater lift bridge endowment account; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 165.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson, Dibble, Kubly and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1006: A bill for an act relating to energy; creating local government renewable energy grant program; authorizing bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Torres Ray, Moua and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1007: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying and recodifying certain provisions in the prostitution laws; broadening the prostitution in a public place crime; making driving records relating to prostitution offenses public for repeat offenders and ensuring that they are available to law enforcement for first-time offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.321, subdivisions 4, 8, 9, by adding a subdivision; 609.324, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Torres Ray, Moua and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1008: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying and recodifying certain provisions in the prostitution laws; ensuring that driving records relating to prostitution offenses are available to law enforcement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.321, subdivisions 4, 8, 9; 609.324, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Torres Ray, Moua and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1009: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying the prostitution penalty enhancement provision for repeat offenders; broadening the prostitution in a public place crime; making driving records relating to prostitution offenses public for repeat offenders and ensuring that they are available to law enforcement for first-time offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.321, by adding a subdivision; 609.324, subdivisions 2, 3, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Clark, Bonoff, Saxhaug, Torres Ray and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1010: A bill for an act relating to early education; continuing the prekindergarten exploratory projects; continuing family, friend, and neighbor grants; continuing school readiness service agreements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 119B.231, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 2, section 62.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1011: A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of various claims; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson, Vickerman, Frederickson, Pariseau and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 1012: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for environment and natural resources.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark and Fobbe introduced--
S.F. No. 1013: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to acquire land for the St. Cloud Regional Airport.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Doll and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 1014: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; providing for designation of veteran status on drivers’ licenses and Minnesota identification cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.06, subdivision 3; 171.07, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.