State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 19, 2009
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Vickerman and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 771: A bill for an act relating to soil and water conservation; creating a farm unit conservation plan program; requiring a conservation plan for participation in a state cost-share program; creating a farmland conservation task force; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103C.101, by adding subdivisions; 103C.501, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103C.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 772: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring state funding for investigation of tuberculosis cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.4812.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rummel, Chaudhary, Torres Ray and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 773: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Reinvest in Minnesota Resources Law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.66, subdivision 2; 103F.505; 103F.511, subdivisions 5, 8a, by adding a subdivision; 103F.515, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6; 103F.521, subdivision 1; 103F.525; 103F.526; 103F.531; 103F.535, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103F.511, subdivision 4; 103F.521, subdivision 2; 103F.535, subdivision 1; Minnesota Rules, parts 8400.3000; 8400.3030; 8400.3060; 8400.3110; 8400.3130; 8400.3160; 8400.3200; 8400.3210; 8400.3230; 8400.3260; 8400.3300; 8400.3330; 8400.3360; 8400.3390; 8400.3400; 8400.3460; 8400.3500; 8400.3530; 8400.3560; 8400.3600; 8400.3610; 8400.3630; 8400.3700; 8400.3730; 8400.3800; 8400.3830; 8400.3870; 8400.3930.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Vandeveer, Rosen, Dille and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 774: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating liability for livestock activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 604A.12, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Vandeveer and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 775: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying definition of agricultural products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 776: A bill for an act relating to real estate; requiring that existing statutory implied residential construction warranties be made as express warranties and be provided to the buyer in writing; prohibiting waivers of the warranty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 327A.04; 327A.06; 327A.07; 327A.08.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 777: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying various public pension plan provisions; providing for uniformity in various administrative provisions; modifying definitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3A.02, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 3A.03, by adding a subdivision; 3A.04, by adding a subdivision; 3A.115; 11A.08, subdivision 1; 11A.23, subdivisions 1, 2; 352.04, subdivisions 1, 12; 352.061; 352.113, by adding a subdivision; 352.115, by adding a subdivision; 352.12, by adding a subdivision; 352.75, subdivisions 3, 4; 352.911, subdivisions 3, 5; 352.93, by adding a subdivision; 352.931, by adding a subdivision; 352.95, by adding a subdivision; 352B.02, subdivision 1d; 352B.08, by adding a subdivision; 352B.10, by adding a subdivision; 352B.11, by adding a subdivision; 352C.10; 352D.06, subdivision 1; 352D.065, by adding a subdivision; 352D.075, by adding a subdivision; 353.06; 353.27, subdivision 1; 353.29, by adding a subdivision; 353.31, subdivision 1b, by adding a subdivision; 353.33, subdivisions 3b, 7, by adding a subdivision; 353.651, by adding a subdivision; 353.656, subdivision 5a, by adding a subdivision; 353.657, subdivision 3a, by adding a subdivision; 353.665, subdivision 3; 353A.02, subdivisions 14, 23; 353A.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 353A.08, subdivisions 1, 3; 353A.081, subdivision 2; 353A.09, subdivision 1; 353A.10, subdivisions 2, 3; 353E.01, subdivisions 3, 5; 353E.04, by adding a subdivision; 353E.06, by adding a subdivision; 353E.07, by adding a subdivision; 354.07, subdivision 4; 354.33, subdivision 5; 354.35, by adding a subdivision; 354.42, subdivision 1a; 354.44, by adding a subdivision; 354.46, by adding a subdivision; 354.48, by adding a subdivision; 354.55, subdivision 13; 354.70, subdivisions 5, 6; 356.215, subdivisions 1, 11; 356.351, subdivision 2; 490.123, subdivisions 1, 3; 490.124, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 356; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 11A.041; 11A.18; 11A.181; 352.119, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 352B.26, subdivisions 1, 3; 353.271; 353A.02, subdivision 20; 353A.09, subdivisions 2, 3; 354.05, subdivision 26; 354.55, subdivision 14; 354.63; 356.41; 356.431, subdivision 2; 422A.01, subdivision 13; 422A.06, subdivision 4; 490.123, subdivisions 1c, 1e.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rest, Vickerman, Senjem, Tomassoni and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 778: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; Mighty Ducks ice facility grants; modifying grant amounts; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 240A.09.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gimse, Rest, Lourey, Olseen and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 779: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying laws regarding state reports and documents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.195, subdivisions 1, 3; 3.302, subdivision 3; 6.72, subdivision 1; 11A.17, subdivision 11; 16A.27, subdivision 2; 214.07, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Berglin and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 780: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing licensure for birthing centers; limiting reimbursement for uncomplicated births; designating licensed birthing centers as essential community providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62Q.19, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 781: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for asset preservation 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 Olseen, Saltzman, Bonoff, Jungbauer and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 782: A bill for an act relating to public safety; school buses; providing for postcrash procedures for school bus in an accident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.4511, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 783: A bill for an act relating to dogs; creating a regional dog park permit and matching grant program in the Twin Cities metropolitan area; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch, Berglin and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 784: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; modifying the time frame in which a person committed as a sexually dangerous person may petition the court for a reduction in custody; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 253B.185, subdivisions 1, 9.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Kelash, Murphy, Olseen and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 785: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; according status of emergency vehicle to vehicle operated by protective agent for escorting funeral procession or oversized loads; making technical correction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.011, subdivision 3; 326.338, subdivision 4; 326.3382, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Metzen, Fobbe, Stumpf, Wiger and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 786: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing the use of health and safety revenue to fund the costs associated with school district playground safety, accessibility, safe surfacing, play and fitness equipment and related inspections, design, installation, and ongoing maintenance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.57, subdivisions 1, 2, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid, Pogemiller, Pappas, Michel and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 787: 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.
Senators Olseen, Koch, Skogen, Torres Ray and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 788: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the risk-level assessment process for out-of-state predatory offenders who move to the state; increasing penalties for certain repeat offenders; requiring training regarding predatory offenders for those who care for children and vulnerable adults; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 244.052, subdivision 3a; 609.3451, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sparks, Tomassoni, Metzen, Wiger and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 789: A bill for an act relating to gambling; lawful gambling; authorizing the board to adopt rules for video pull-tab games; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 349.12, by adding subdivisions; 349.151, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Michel, Gerlach, Gimse, Koch and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 790: A bill for an act relating to state government; reducing salary for legislators and constitutional officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.099, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 4; 5; 6; 8.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rest and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 791: A bill for an act relating to elections; removing a requirement for a recount in certain statewide elections and requiring a special runoff election; authorizing the use of public money for runoff elections; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.315; 204C.35, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204D.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Metzen, Dibble, Tomassoni, Koch and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 792: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money to job training programs.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 793: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for wastewater treatment facility reconstruction in Grand Rapids.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rummel and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 794: A bill for an act relating to human services; intermediate care facility rate increase; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 795: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to renovate a waterfall near Lake Phalen in the city of Saint Paul.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 796: A bill for an act relating to health; repealing requirements in Minnesota Rules affecting mortuary science, funeral directors, and funeral establishments; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 4610.0420; 4610.0500, subparts 1, 2, 3, 5; 4610.0600, subparts 1, 3, 4; 4610.0650.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Dahle, Tomassoni, Dille, Metzen and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 797: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating self-insurance pools providing health coverage to local government employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123A.21, subdivisions 7, 9, 12; 471.617, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 798: A bill for an act relating to civil proceedings; removing a dollar limitation on attorney or agent fees in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 15.471, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Scheid, Limmer and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 799: A bill for an act relating to crime; adding felony theft to the racketeering statute; adding identity theft to the enhanced penalty for theft; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.52, subdivision 3; 609.902, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 800: A bill for an act relating to animals; prohibiting possession of certain devices or substances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 343.31, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sieben, Rest, Carlson and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 801: A bill for an act relating to elections; updating certain ballot and voting system requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103C.305, subdivision 3; 126C.17, subdivision 9; 203B.125; 204B.18; 204B.28, subdivision 2; 204C.08; 204C.13, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 204C.19, subdivision 2; 204C.20, subdivisions 1, 2; 204C.21; 204C.22, subdivisions 3, 4, 6, 7, 10; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.25; 204C.26; 204C.27; 204C.28, subdivision 3; 204D.03, subdivision 3; 204D.05, subdivision 3; 204D.07; 204D.08; 204D.09, subdivision 2; 204D.10, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.11, subdivision 1; 204D.12; 204D.13; 204D.16; 204D.165; 204D.25, subdivision 1; 205.17, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 205A.08, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 206.56, subdivision 3; 206.83; 206.84, subdivision 3; 206.86, subdivision 6; 206.90, subdivisions 9, 10; 208.04; 275.60; 447.32, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204C; 204D; 205; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.36; 204B.37; 204B.38; 204B.39; 204B.42; 204C.13, subdivision 4; 204C.20, subdivision 3; 204C.23; 204D.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 204D.11, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 204D.14, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.15, subdivisions 1, 3; 205.17, subdivision 2; 206.56, subdivision 5; 206.61, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 206.62; 206.84, subdivisions 1, 6, 7; 206.86, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 206.90, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, 7, 8.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Higgins and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 802: A bill for an act relating to corrections; authorizing correctional facilities to forward surcharges from offender wages to court or other entity collecting the surcharge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 357.021, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Tomassoni, Saxhaug, Sheran and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 803: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for a grant to a nonprofit organization to work on behalf of licensed vendors to coordinate responses to solicitations or other requests and to increase employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gerlach and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 804: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing and clarifying certain provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.02, subdivision 3; 203B.04, subdivision 1; 203B.06, subdivision 5; 203B.19; 204B.04, subdivision 2; 204B.135, subdivision 4; 204B.22, subdivisions 1, 2; 204B.27, subdivision 3; 204C.12, subdivision 2; 204C.35, subdivision 2; 204C.36, subdivisions 3, 4; 204D.10, subdivision 1; 204D.20, subdivision 1; 205.07, by adding a subdivision; 205.075, subdivision 1; 205A.05, subdivision 1; 205A.11, subdivision 3; 208.03; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 205A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.22; 204B.22, subdivision 3; 204D.10, subdivision 2; 206.57, subdivision 7; 206.91.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 805: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; eliminating the need to scale cut forest products on state land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 90.031, subdivision 5; 90.061, subdivisions 5, 8; 90.14; 90.151, subdivision 4; 90.181, subdivision 1; 90.221; 90.281; 90.41; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 90.01, subdivision 4; 90.201, subdivision 2; 90.251; 90.252.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Dahle, Jungbauer, Ortman, Higgins and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 806: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; regulating payday lending; providing penalties and remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 47.60, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 47.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Dibble, Bonoff, Carlson, Sieben and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 807: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying transportation goals; providing for reduction of vehicle miles traveled and greenhouse gas emissions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 174.01, subdivisions 1, 2; 174.02, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Dibble, Bonoff, Carlson, Sieben and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 808: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending statewide goals for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216H.02, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 809: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; exempting first tier of commercial-industrial property from state general tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 275.025, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Cohen, Jungbauer, Saxhaug and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 810: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying grant timing and requirements for public television and noncommercial radio stations; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 129D.13; 129D.14, subdivisions 5, 6; 129D.155; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 129D.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dille, Sheran and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 811: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing Independent School District No. 2887, McLeod West, to issue general obligation bonds for its reorganization operating debt.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 812: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public and private sales of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public waters in St. Louis County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 813: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying eligibility criteria for school district swimming pool levies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.455.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 814: A bill for an act relating to insurance; permitting local school districts to choose to provide health coverage to their employees through the state employee group insurance plan; specifying the procedure a school district must use to make that choice; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Berglin, Marty, Torres Ray, Dahle and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 815: A bill for an act relating to health; creating a medical supplies and equipment purchasing alliance; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 816: A bill for an act relating to crimes; including possession of machine guns and short-barreled shotguns to list of crimes against a person for registration under the Predatory Offender Registration Law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 243.167, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 817: A bill for an act relating to public safety; delineating uses of data in the comprehensive incident-based reporting system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299C.40, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pappas, Tomassoni, Senjem and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 818: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money from the workforce development fund for a grant to Lifetrack Resources.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 819: A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating the provision of information related to postsecondary enrollment options; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.09, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Dibble, Carlson and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 820: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing Motor Vehicle Feebate Task Force and program; appropriating funds from gifts and grants; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 821: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions governing human services licensure disqualifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 245C.24, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 822: A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying land conveyance to the city of Wayzata; amending Laws 2008, chapter 368, article 1, section 34.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Lynch, Tomassoni, Saxhaug, Wiger and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 823: A bill for an act relating to education finance; prohibiting the payment of management costs from permanent school trust fund land proceeds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.125, subdivision 5; 93.22, subdivision 1; 93.2236.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 824: A bill for an act relating to the state budget; exempting allocation of general fund balance at end of fiscal year 2009.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 825: A bill for an act relating to MinnesotaCare; requiring assignment of application coordinator; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256L.05, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 826: A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating a requirement for contracted school food service vendors to make certain deficit payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.111, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Wiger, Moua, Pappas and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 827: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Interstate Highway 94 Corridor Transit Way; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Moua, Ortman, Dibble and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 828: A bill for an act relating to property taxes; eliminating the one-year lag in determining fiscal disparities contribution net tax capacities and distribution levies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 276A.04; 276A.05, subdivisions 1, 5; 276A.06, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 473F.06; 473F.07, subdivisions 1, 5; 473F.08, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 276A.06, subdivision 9; 473F.08, subdivision 8a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Skogen, Dahle, Wiger, Rummel and Fobbe introduced--
S.F. No. 829: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for equity in telecommunications/Internet access.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman; Clark; Olson, G. and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 830: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing charter schools to lease district buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.10, subdivision 17.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Prettner Solon, Marty and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 831: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance coverage to include consultations with psychologists; increasing medical assistance reimbursement rate for critical access mental health services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.0625, subdivision 48; 256B.763.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Bakk, Limmer, Johnson, Scheid and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 832: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; extending the exception to minimum contacts required for jurisdiction to ownership of property on the premises of a printer under specific circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.015, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Skoe, Langseth, Day, Stumpf and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 833: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Gillette Children’s Hospital; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas, Anderson, Cohen and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 834: A bill for an act relating to elections; city elections in cities of the first class; providing for election of certain council members elected by ward after reapportionment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 205.84, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Gerlach, Doll, Carlson, Metzen and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 835: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for capital improvements; appropriating money for Cedar Avenue Bus Rapid Transit Way in Dakota County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Stumpf and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 836: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for early childhood and family, prekindergarten 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 PELRA; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120A.41; 120B.023, subdivision 2; 120B.024; 120B.30, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2; 120B.362; 122A.09, subdivision 4; 122A.18, subdivision 2; 122A.40, subdivision 8; 122A.413, subdivisions 1, 2; 122A.414, subdivisions 1a, 2, 2b, 3, by adding a subdivision; 122A.415, subdivisions 1, 3; 122A.416; 123B.75, subdivision 5; 124D.10, subdivision 13; 124D.11, subdivision 1; 124D.86, subdivision 3; 125A.11, subdivision 1; 125A.76, subdivision 2; 125A.79, subdivisions 1, 8; 125B.26; 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 2a, 34, by adding a subdivision; 127A.441; 127A.45, subdivisions 2, 3, 13, by adding a subdivision; 179A.18, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 120B; 122A; 124D; 127A; 179A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.24; 122A.414, subdivisions 1a, 4; 122A.72, subdivisions 3, 4; 123B.05; 124D.091, subdivision 3; 129C.10, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 6, 7, 8; 129C.105; 129C.15; 129C.20; 129C.25; 129C.26; 179A.17, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas, Sieben, Cohen and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 837: A bill for an act relating to elections; increasing percentage of votes a candidate for statewide or legislative office must receive in order to obtain public financing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10A.31, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 838: A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; authorizing courts to include pets and companion animals in protective orders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 518B.01, subdivisions 6, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sheran, Torres Ray, Marty, Erickson Ropes and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 839: A bill for an act relating to human services; specifying criteria for communities for a lifetime; requiring the Minnesota Board on Aging and the commissioner of employment and economic development to develop recommendations on the designation of communities for a lifetime; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256.975, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Kubly, Senjem, Rosen, Saxhaug and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 840: A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating certain hydropower facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103G.535, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Dahle and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 841: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring study and report concerning disclosure of energy use of residential building to owners, purchasers, and renters.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Olson, M.; Sparks and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 842: A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting automobile insurers from owning repair facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 72A.20, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Anderson, Dibble, Dahle and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 843: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing rate schedule for certain renewable energy projects; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 844: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of bonds; appropriating money to construct trails in Ramsey County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Carlson, Frederickson, Anderson, Dibble and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 845: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; prohibiting issuance of nonferrous metallic mineral mining permits under certain circumstances; defining financial assurance required for nonferrous metallic mineral mining; increasing civil penalty for nonferrous metallic mineral mining law violations; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 93.481, subdivisions 1, 7, by adding subdivisions; 93.49; 93.51, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 93.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Olson, G.; Skogen; Stumpf; Fobbe and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 846: A bill for an act relating to education; reducing mandates for home schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120A.22, subdivisions 6, 11; 120A.24; 120A.26, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 121A.15, subdivisions 3, 8; 123B.42, subdivision 1; 171.05, subdivision 2; 181A.05, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120A.26, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Prettner Solon, Moua and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 847: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating pilot program for driver’s license reinstatement diversion for individuals charged with driving without valid license.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Lourey, Olseen, Gimse, Vickerman and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 848: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain requirements for town elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 205.075, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 367.03, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 849: A bill for an act relating to taxation; job opportunity building zones; extending the allowance of tax benefits in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.312, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Chaudhary, Skoe, Rest, Frederickson and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 850: A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying membership of the Board of Water and Soil Resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103B.101, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Saltzman; Olson, G.; Wiger; Saxhaug and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 851: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a Minnesota reading corps program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.42, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman; Olson, G.; Dahle and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 852: A bill for an act relating to education; amending charter school provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.10, subdivisions 3, 15.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Sieben, Sheran and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 853: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing absentee voting without excuse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.02, subdivision 1; 203B.04, subdivisions 1, 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Lourey, Marty and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 854: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying programs and licensure provisions for services to persons with disabilities; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245A.10, subdivision 3; 245A.11, by adding a subdivision; 245C.04, subdivision 1; 245C.20; 256B.5011, subdivision 2; 256B.5012, subdivisions 4, 6, 7; 256B.5013, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 256D.44, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.5013, subdivision 5; Minnesota Rules, part 9555.6125, subpart 4, item B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rummel, Dahle, Saxhaug and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 855: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Stumpf, Bonoff and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 856: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the state reimbursement for school lunch aid from 12 to 15 cents per meal; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.111, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olson, M.; Betzold; Scheid and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 857: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions governing patient access to health records and costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144.292, subdivisions 5, 6; 144.293, subdivisions 4, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Fobbe, Vickerman, Erickson Ropes and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 858: A bill for an act relating to the military; providing for acceptance of certain services by commissioner of military affairs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 190.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Dille and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 859: A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying municipal interim ordinance authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 462.355, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Gerlach, Pariseau, Jungbauer, Fischbach and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 860: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying general assistance payments for new residents; modifying MFIP payments for new residents; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 256D; 256J.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Gerlach, Pariseau, Jungbauer and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 861: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing preferences in state procurement for veteran-owned small businesses and disabled veteran-owned small businesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16C.16, by adding a subdivision; 16C.19.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.