State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 5, 2009
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Ortman and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 421: A bill for an act relating to taxation; city local government aid; providing additional aid to certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 422: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP family stabilization and work programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256J.425, subdivision 4; 256J.46, subdivision 1; 256J.53, subdivision 1; 256J.57, subdivision 1; 256J.575, subdivisions 3, 6, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Scheid, Rest and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 423: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; specifying certain items as noncampaign disbursements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10A.01, subdivision 26.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Michel and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 424: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing a budget forecast date; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.103, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Gerlach, Day, Higgins and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 425: A bill for an act relating to elections; removing certain unconstitutional provisions governing independent expenditures in political campaigns; changing timing and method of filing certain items with the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.01, subdivision 18; 10A.04, subdivision 5; 10A.071, subdivision 3; 10A.08; 10A.09, subdivision 7; 10A.14, subdivisions 2, 4, by adding a subdivision; 10A.20, subdivisions 1, 12; 10A.31, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 10A.322, subdivision 1; 10A.323; 10A.35; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10A.20, subdivision 6b.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Lynch, Saltzman, Olseen and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 426: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing transportation aid for school districts that provide flexible learning year programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.92, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 427: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a rate increase for a day training and habilitation provider in St. Louis County; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 428: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the timing for transferring the medical education and research funds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 429: A bill for an act relating to taxation; levy limits; removing the inclusion of wind generation production tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 275.70, subdivision 6; 275.71, subdivisions 2, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 430: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing state aid for the debt service equalization aid program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120A.05, by adding a subdivision; 123B.53, subdivisions 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 431: A bill for an act relating to mental illness; prohibiting participation in clinical drug trials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 253B.095, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lynch and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 432: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to the commissioner of health for heart disease and stroke prevention.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff, Rest, Ortman and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 433: A bill for an act relating to education finance; adjusting the qualification criteria for the alternative facilities bonding and levy program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.59, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Higgins, Pogemiller, Berglin and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 434: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Minneapolis parkway improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Frederickson, Anderson, Chaudhary, Pariseau and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 435: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for wildlife area land acquisition and improvement and for publicly owned dams; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins, Moua, Berglin, Scheid and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 436: A bill for an act relating to children; modifying and clarifying provisions governing parentage presumptions and right to custody; providing for prebirth parentage orders or judgments in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 257.54; 257.541, subdivision 1; 257.55, subdivision 1; 257.57, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 437: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for an emergency operations center and regional fire training center in the city of Minneapolis.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hann, Gerlach, Fischbach and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 438: A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing moratorium on issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Hann, Gerlach, Koch and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 439: A bill for an act relating to employment; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by adding a section; establishing a right to work.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Skogen, Dahle, Fobbe, Stumpf and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 440: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a grant program to allow rural school districts to share services; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Marty, Dibble and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 441: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring hospitals to develop staffing levels for direct care registered nurses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.7067, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 442: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; establishing a new property tax classification for preservation and legacy land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.111, subdivisions 3, 3a, by adding a subdivision; 273.13, subdivision 23; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 443: A bill for an act relating to state government; abolishing the state designer selection board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16C.095, subdivision 1; 16C.32, subdivisions 1, 2; 16C.34, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16B.33.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 444: A bill for an act relating to the environment; providing for greenhouse gas emissions registry; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216H.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 445: A resolution relating to Lake of the Woods.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rest, Day, Pappas, Marty and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 446: A bill for an act relating to elections; enacting the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 208.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 447: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a State Board of Education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120A.05, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 448: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for native plant, forage, and turf seed research.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 449: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for pavement overlay on the Dassel-Cokato bicycle trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 450: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to Independent School District No. 466, Dassel-Cokato, for a bicycle trail between Dassel and Cokato.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 451: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the Clearwater County Veterans Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 452: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating Becker County Veterans Memorial Highway on portions of marked Trunk Highways 34 and 87; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Murphy, Jungbauer and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 453: A bill for an act relating to transportation; exempting certain cargo tank vehicles from weight restrictions on seasonally weight-restricted roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.87, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Murphy, Jungbauer and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 454: A bill for an act relating to motor carriers; abolishing state hazardous materials registration and permit requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 221.0355.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Marty, Sieben and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 455: A bill for an act relating to transportation; increasing transit ridership; requiring the Metropolitan Council and greater Minnesota transit systems to reduce transit fares to 25 cents; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Langseth and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 456: 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.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 457: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions for volunteer health practitioners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 145A.06, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 458: A bill for an act relating to taxation; removing deadline for establishing special service districts without special legislation; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 428A.101.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 459: A bill for an act relating to veterans homes; requiring veterans homes to use Medicare Part D for pharmacy costs for eligible veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 198.003, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 460: A bill for an act relating to human services; prohibiting hospital payment for certain hospital-acquired conditions and certain treatments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256.969, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Anderson, Carlson, Tomassoni, Marty and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 461: A bill for an act relating to employment; establishing minimum standards of sick leave for certain workers; providing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Latz, Bonoff and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 462: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the current DWI ignition interlock device pilot program by two years and applying it statewide; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 171.306, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 463: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exemption for pollution control equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 272.02, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 464: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a levy for school districts in statutory operating debt; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 465: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a two-year waiver from the special operating plan for districts in statutory operating debt; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.83, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 466: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the formula for school district integration revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.86, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Sheran, Prettner Solon and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 467: A bill for an act relating to health professions; requiring qualifications for employment as a surgical technologist; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 468: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating I-94 as POW/MIA Memorial Highway; requiring POW/MIA flag and interpretive sign at each official safety rest area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Olson, M.; Skoe and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 469: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to establish a veterans facility in the city of Bemidji; authorizing the sale of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rummel; Moua; Olson, M. and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 470: A bill for an act relating to real estate; adjusting the statute of repose for homeowner warranty claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 541.051, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 471: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a veterans home in Montevideo.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Murphy, Lynch, Sheran and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 472: A bill for an act relating to taxation; agricultural property; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Torres Ray, Berglin, Clark and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 473: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a women’s heart health program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 474: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting retail sales of toys that have been recalled for safety reasons; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Marty, Koering, Rosen and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 475: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing long-term care provider rate increases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.441, by adding a subdivision; 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ortman, Limmer, Koch and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 476: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for discount for early payment of full property tax amounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 276.04, subdivision 2; 279.01, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Doll, Frederickson, Higgins, Skogen and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 477: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; requiring a pilot program to be implemented by paint manufacturers to recycle paint; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.7411, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Scheid; Olson, G.; Bonoff; Saxhaug and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 478: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying charter school provisions; reviving charter school advisory council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.10.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Sheran, Kubly, Frederickson and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 479: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for railroad track rehabilitation; authorizing sale and issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 480: A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing the MFIP housing penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.95, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.37, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Berglin, Marty, Torres Ray and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 481: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP and food stamp provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256D.0515; 256J.42, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.24, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rest, Jungbauer, Murphy and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 482: A bill for an act relating to airports; eliminating requirement of local match for federal stimulus grants for airport project costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 360.305, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Jungbauer, Clark, Senjem and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 483: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money from state airports fund.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lourey and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 484: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing duties of the Food Safety and Defense Task Force; changing membership and procedures of the Minnesota Organic Advisory Task Force; eliminating language requiring two annual reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 28A.21, subdivision 5; 31.94; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 17.49, subdivision 3; 18G.12, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Skogen and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 485: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain provisions of the nursery law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 18H.02, subdivision 12a, by adding subdivisions; 18H.07, subdivisions 2, 3; 18H.09; 18H.10; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 1505.0820.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Saltzman; Wiger; Dahle; Olson, G. and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 486: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school districts to create site-governed schools; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Saxhaug and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 487: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; creating an Office of Early Learning; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 488: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for expansion of the St. Cloud Civic Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Scheid, Skogen, Dille and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 489: A bill for an act relating to reverse mortgages; eliminating the requirement that a reverse mortgage becomes due when committed principal has been fully paid; mandating counseling by an independent housing agency; regulating lender default; imposing liability on a subsequent purchaser of a reverse mortgage; providing for a right of recission; defining suitability; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 47.58, subdivisions 1, 3, 8, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 58; 60K.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.