State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, February 16, 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 Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 680: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 4; providing four-year terms of office for representatives and six-year terms of office for senators.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 681: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making policy, technical, administrative, and clarifying changes to various taxes and tax-related provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16D.16, subdivision 2; 126C.21, subdivision 4; 126C.48, subdivision 8; 270B.14, subdivision 16; 270C.446, subdivisions 2, 5; 270C.56, subdivision 1; 273.11, subdivision 23; 273.111, subdivision 4; 273.1115, subdivision 2; 273.113, subdivisions 1, 2; 273.1231, subdivision 8; 273.124, subdivisions 13, 21; 273.13, subdivisions 23, 25, 33; 273.33, subdivision 2; 273.37, subdivision 2; 274.13, subdivision 2; 274.135, subdivision 3; 274.14; 274.175; 275.70, subdivision 5; 275.71, subdivision 4; 282.01, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1c, 1d, 2, 3, 4, 7, 7a, by adding a subdivision; 287.04; 287.05, by adding a subdivision; 287.22; 287.2205; 287.25; 289A.08, subdivision 3; 289A.12, by adding a subdivision; 289A.18, subdivision 1; 289A.19, subdivision 4; 289A.38, subdivision 7; 289A.41; 289A.60, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290A.10; 290A.14; 290C.06; 290C.07; 295.56; 295.57, subdivision 5; 296A.21, subdivision 1; 297A.70, subdivisions 2, 4; 297A.992, subdivision 2; 297A.993, subdivision 1; 297E.02, subdivision 4; 297E.06, by adding a subdivision; 297E.11, subdivision 1; 297F.09, subdivision 7; 297G.09, subdivision 6; 297I.30, by adding a subdivision; 297I.35, subdivision 2; 298.28, subdivisions 4, 11; 473.843, subdivision 3; 477A.011, subdivisions 34, 42; 477A.013, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 282.01, subdivisions 1b, 9, 10, 11; 287.26; 287.27, subdivision 1; 297A.67, subdivision 24; 298.28, subdivisions 11a, 13; Minnesota Rules, parts 8009.3000; 8115.0200; 8115.0300; 8115.0400; 8115.0500; 8115.0600; 8115.1000; 8115.1100; 8115.1200; 8115.1300; 8115.1400; 8115.1500; 8115.1600; 8115.1700; 8115.1800; 8115.1900; 8115.2000; 8115.2100; 8115.2200; 8115.2300; 8115.2400; 8115.2500; 8115.2600; 8115.2700; 8115.2800; 8115.2900; 8115.3000; 8115.4000; 8115.4100; 8115.4200; 8115.4300; 8115.4400; 8115.4500; 8115.4600; 8115.4700; 8115.4800; 8115.4900; 8115.5000; 8115.5100; 8115.5200; 8115.5300; 8115.5400; 8115.5500; 8115.5600; 8115.5700; 8115.5800; 8115.5900; 8115.6000; 8115.6100; 8115.6200; 8115.6300; 8115.6400; 8115.9900.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Koch, Hann and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 682: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for periodic sunset and evaluation of state agencies; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 683: A bill for an act relating to creditor remedies; prohibiting prejudgment garnishment in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 551.05, subdivisions 1a, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 571.71; 571.72, subdivision 4; 571.79; 571.912; 571.914, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 571.93, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 551.05, subdivisions 5, 6; 571.914, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 684: A bill for an act relating to economic development; expanding bioscience business development public infrastructure grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116J.435, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Dibble, Marty, Sheran and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 685: A bill for an act relating to health occupation; licensing respiratory therapists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 147C.01; 147C.05; 147C.10; 147C.15; 147C.20; 147C.25; 147C.30; 147C.35; 147C.40.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 686: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for a cost-of-living adjustment; requiring a bylaws revision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 354A.29, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 354A.29, subdivisions 2, 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 687: A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating employee invention agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 181.78, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Lynch, Koering, Skoe, Langseth and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 688: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring health plans to cover formulary-based wound care; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 689: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; amending speed limits on certain town roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.14, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Saxhaug, Koering, Lourey and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 690: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying 24-hour customized living services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0915, subdivision 3h.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Vickerman and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 691: A bill for an act relating to pesticides; regulating application by railroads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 18B.07, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Stumpf, Ingebrigtsen, Vickerman and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 692: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; repealing certain definitions related to grasslands; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 84.02.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Lynch, Senjem, Moua, Rest and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 693: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales tax; exempting pollution control machinery and equipment providing energy to health care facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 694: A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing prenatal alcohol or drug use prevention appropriation; amending Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 19, section 3, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 695: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner to apply for federal funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256D.051, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Berglin, Lynch, Lourey, Sheran and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 696: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring patient-centered decision-making process before certain procedures are reimbursed under state employee health insurance program and medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 43A.23, subdivision 1; 256B.76, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62U.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Prettner Solon, Erickson Ropes and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 697: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing long-term care provider rate adjustments; modifying the phase-in of rebased nursing facility rates; providing funding for nursing facility moratorium exceptions and extending project approval; requiring the commissioner of human services to develop recommendations on specialized care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144A.073, by adding a subdivision; 256B.441, subdivisions 31, 51a, 55, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Koch, Sparks and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 698: A bill for an act relating to economic development; expanding eligibility for the small business growth acceleration program; requiring matching funds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116O.115, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Saxhaug; Fobbe; Olson, G. and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 699: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying provisions related to children with disabilities; requiring the safe schools levy to pay for costs of mental health crisis intervention team training for peace officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120A.22, subdivision 12; 125A.15; 125A.51; 126C.44.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Olson, M. and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 700: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for capital improvements at Bemidji State University.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Anderson and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 701: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for improvements to a municipal wastewater treatment facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Murphy, Berglin, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 702: A bill for an act relating to state employees; modifying the vacation donation program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 43A.1815.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Koch, Dibble and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 703: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing personal property tax exemption for biomass electrical generation facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Dahle, Lourey, Sheran, Berglin and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 704: A bill for an act relating to health; developing technology standards and tools to exchange information electronically between groups; requiring assignment of benefits for health and medical savings accounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62J.60, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug, Jungbauer, Metzen and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 705: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for funding of transportation infrastructure projects through the cooperation of state-chartered banks; imposing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Moua, Metzen and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 706: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the parents’ fair share program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 707: A bill for an act relating to public safety; allowing emergency 911 systems to include referral to mental health crisis teams; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 403.03; 403.05, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Fobbe, Dahle, Scheid, Erickson Ropes and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 708: A bill for an act relating to mortgages; modifying provisions relating to foreclosure consultants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 325N.01.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Bonoff; Hann; Olson, G.; Rest and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 709: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; authorizing the city of Minnetonka to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within districts; requiring adoption of street improvement plan; authorizing collection of fees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 435.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Sheran, Senjem and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 710: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying consumer-directed community supports; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty, Senjem and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 711: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying parental fees for services for persons with developmental disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 252.27, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Higgins, Foley, Rest, Moua and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 712: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring that reports to the legislature submitted by criminal justice agencies be submitted only electronically; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.195, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Robling, Betzold, Olseen, Gerlach and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 713: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a state employee suggestion system for making state government less costly or more efficient; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 714: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for extension of water and sanitary sewer to a proposed energy park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Frederickson, Sheran, Sparks and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 715: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for waste water treatment piping in the city of Winnebago; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Lynch, Lourey and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 716: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance treatment of certain life insurance policies; modifying rates nursing facilities may charge private paying residents; authorizing payment for certain long-term care employer health insurance costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245A.11, subdivision 2; 256B.441, by adding a subdivision; 256B.48, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Hann, Gerlach and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 717: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting negotiation of teacher contracts during the school year; repealing the January 15 penalty for failing to settle teacher contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 179A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.05.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hann, Gerlach, Vandeveer, Limmer and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 718: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing charter schools to lease or purchase district buildings; authorizing use of state money to purchase land and buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.51, subdivision 5; 124D.10, subdivision 17; 124D.11, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hann, Vandeveer and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 719: A bill for an act relating to gambling; prohibiting location of a state-operated or state-licensed gambling facility in a city unless the voters of the city have approved the facility in a referendum.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 720: A bill for an act relating to education finance; permanently repealing the mandated reserve of school district revenue for staff development programs; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.60; 122A.61.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Foley, Erickson Ropes, Higgins, Sieben and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 721: A bill for an act relating to civil law; authorizing referees to preside over conciliation courts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 491A.03, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Kelash, Moua, Marty, Limmer and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 722: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring that information on persons civilly committed, found not guilty by reason of mental illness, or incompetent to stand trial be transmitted to the federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System; authorizing certain persons prohibited under state law from possessing a firearm to petition a court for restoration of this right; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 624.713, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 253B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Lynch, Sheran, Prettner Solon, Koering and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 723: A bill for an act relating to health care; prohibiting the use of a broker for medical transportation services; allowing county social workers to make level-of-need determinations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256.045, by adding a subdivision; 256B.04, subdivision 14a; 256B.0625, subdivisions 17, 18, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Saltzman, Rosen, Langseth, Dibble and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 724: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an income tax credit for qualified business ventures in Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.01, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Moua, Prettner Solon, Cohen, Clark and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 725: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for rehabilitation of public housing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Vandeveer and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 726: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 831, Forest Lake.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Berglin, Senjem and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 727: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a self-advocacy program for persons with developmental disabilities; transferring money appropriated to the commissioner of administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.092, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 728: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing exemptions for construction purchases for St. Louis Park fire stations and municipal service center building; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 729: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin County; modifying personnel rules and procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 383B.27, subdivision 16; 383B.29, subdivision 2; 383B.31.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Saltzman, Bakk, Sparks and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 730: A bill for an act relating to labor and employment; creating a Board of Residential Construction; modifying license regulation; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.02, subdivisions 2, 5; 326B.802, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 731: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 77, Mankato.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Ortman, Higgins, Chaudhary and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 732: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing discount metropolitan transit passes to charitable organizations; requiring report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.408, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.387, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Skoe, Saltzman, Sparks and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 733: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing standard definition of independent contractor for truck driver-operators for purposes of workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation, and income taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 268.035, subdivision 25b; 290.92, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 176; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 5224.0290; 5224.0291.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Prettner Solon and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 734: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a grant program for nursing education demonstration projects; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Scheid, Koering, Jungbauer, Betzold and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 735: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing the Department of Human Services and a county agency direct access to Department of Corrections data for certain background studies conducted by a county agency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 241.065, subdivision 2; 245C.08, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Doll, Dibble, Anderson, Rosen and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 736: A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating approval of conservation improvement program plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.241, subdivision 1c.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Marty and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 737: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 282, St. Anthony-New Brighton.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Limmer, Jungbauer, Moua, Vandeveer and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 738: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; prohibiting commissioner of public safety from complying with Real ID Act.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 739: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school districts to waive background check fees for volunteers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.03, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 740: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing use by the county of Anoka of a design-build process to award contract for construction of intersection of U.S. Highway 10 and County State-Aid Highway 83.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Higgins, Moua, Rosen and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 741: A bill for an act relating to children; appropriating money to provide grants to youth intervention programs.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 742: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Pope/Douglas waste-to-energy facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 743: A bill for an act relating to commerce; weights and measures; updating petroleum standards; establishing standards for biodiesel blends and fuels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 239.761, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 16; 239.77, subdivision 1; 296A.01, subdivisions 8, 14, 20, 23, 24, 26, 28.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Latz, Higgins, Moua, Foley and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 744: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for grants to mentor the children of incarcerated parents.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 745: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain provisions concerning vacancies in nomination; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.12, subdivision 2; 204B.04, subdivisions 2, 3; 204B.07, subdivision 1; 204B.09, subdivision 1; 204B.11, subdivision 2; 204B.13, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.12, subdivision 2a; 204B.13, subdivisions 4, 5, 6; 204B.41; 204D.169.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 746: A bill for an act relating to transportation; adding provision governing relocation of highway centerline; modifying provisions relating to county state-aid highways and municipal state-aid streets; regulating placement of advertising devices; providing procedures for plats of lands abutting state rail bank property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 161.16, by adding a subdivision; 162.06, subdivision 5; 162.07, subdivision 2; 162.09, subdivision 4; 162.12, subdivision 2; 162.13, subdivision 2; 173.02, by adding subdivisions; 173.16, subdivision 4; 505.03, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Rest, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 747: A bill for an act relating to local government; regulating nonconforming lots in shoreland areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 82.22, subdivision 8; 394.36, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 462.357, subdivision 1e; 513.56, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Rest, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 748: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; authorizing annual audit of Metropolitan Council by private certified public accountants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.13, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 749: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing the Public Employees Retirement Association to offer a postretirement option for members of the public employees retirement general plan; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 750: A bill for an act relating to retirement; revising allowable service credit for certain job-sharing project of job-share program participants.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Clark and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 751: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing clarification for eligibility for property tax exemption for institutions of public charity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 272.02, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 752: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; modifying an appropriation for the city of Worthington; amending Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 21, subdivision 6, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 753: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; bioenergy; requiring study and report on feasibility of producing ethanol from whey.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Dille and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 754: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing funding for the Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koch, Vickerman, Koering, Olseen and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 755: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; clarifying that horses and other equines are livestock and raising them is an agricultural pursuit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 17.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Vandeveer, Dille and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 756: A bill for an act relating to waters; requiring watershed districts and watershed management organizations to submit information to counties; requiring county approval of levies and fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103B.211, subdivision 1; 103B.231, subdivision 14; 103B.241, by adding a subdivision; 103D.351; 103D.911, subdivision 2; 103D.915, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 757: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing Department of Public Safety to collect fuel decal fee for International Fuel Tax Agreement; removing rule establishing cost of decal fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168D.07; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 7403.1400.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Moua; Limmer; Olson, M.; Berglin and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 758: A bill for an act relating to vulnerable adults; authorizing disclosure of financial records in connection with financial exploitation investigations; modifying procedures and duties for reporting and investigating maltreatment; specifying duties of financial institutions in cases alleging financial exploitation; modifying the crime of financial exploitation; imposing criminal and civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13A.02, subdivision 1; 13A.04, subdivision 1; 256B.0595, subdivision 4b; 299A.61, subdivision 1; 388.23, subdivision 1; 609.2335; 609.52, subdivision 3; 611A.033; 626.557, subdivisions 4, 5, 9, 9b, 9e, by adding subdivisions; 626.5572, subdivisions 5, 21; 628.26.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Latz, Metzen and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 759: A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting certain unfair Internet ticket sales by original sellers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Latz, Moua, Higgins and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 760: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring collection and analysis of race and other data during traffic stops by law enforcement; requiring reports; requiring improvement plans; requiring law enforcement business cards; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.871, subdivision 6; 626.9517, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Higgins, Prettner Solon, Gerlach, Rest and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 761: A bill for an act relating to publication of official notices; authorizing an alternative to newspaper publication; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 331A.03, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Moua, Wiger, Saltzman, Rummel and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 762: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing collaborative services for high-risk children; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Moua, Foley and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 763: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring notice of restoration of civil rights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.014, subdivision 2; 201.091, by adding a subdivision; 201.155; 203B.02, subdivision 1; 609.165, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 243; 630; 631.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Moua; Olson, M.; Kubly; Prettner Solon and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 764: A bill for an act relating to state government; allowing the Indian Affairs Council to conduct meetings by telephone or by electronic means; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.922, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Moua, Torres Ray, Wiger and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 765: A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; prohibiting the preadjudication detention of certain children; requiring a risk assessment instrument to assist in preadjudication detention release decisions; requiring community-based noncustodial supervision options for children released from preadjudication detention; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 260B.176, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 260B.178, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Carlson, Day, Dibble and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 766: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; modifying provision relating to driving instruction permits for home-school students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 171.05, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Doll and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 767: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; modifying the time period for comprehensive plan reviews by adjacent governmental units; clarifying water management plan requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103B.235, subdivision 3a; 473.858, subdivision 2; 473.859, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 768: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain provisions governing ballot validity and recounts; imposing a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204C.22, subdivision 13; 204C.35, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 204C.36, subdivision 1; 206.89, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Sparks, Skogen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 769: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating life settlements; providing enforcement; prescribing criminal penalties and civil remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 60A.961; 60A.962; 60A.963; 60A.964; 60A.965; 60A.966; 60A.967; 60A.968; 60A.969; 60A.970; 60A.971; 60A.972; 60A.973; 60A.974.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Doll, Prettner Solon, Jungbauer and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 770: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a comprehensive child welfare quality assurance system; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.