State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, February 2, 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 Dahle, Michel and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 358: A resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States not to reauthorize the No Child Left Behind Act in its current form.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pappas, Marty, Prettner Solon, Dille and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 359: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting smoking in vehicle with children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 360: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; permitting use of two angling lines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97C.315, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Latz, Vickerman, Pappas and Fobbe introduced--
S.F. No. 361: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring in-state tuition status for veterans; requiring the creation of course equivalency guides for military coursework; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 135A.04; 135A.08, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Dahle, Latz, Fobbe and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 362: A bill for an act relating to real estate; eliminating a requirement that homeowner’s notice to building contractor of construction defect be in writing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 327A.02, subdivision 4; 327A.03.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Clark, Skogen, Koch and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 363: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying the Head Start program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 119A.52.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Sparks, Saxhaug, Stumpf, Frederickson and Chaudhary introduced--
S.F. No. 364: A bill for an act relating to waters; modifying drainage system provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 103E.065; 103E.227; 103E.401, subdivision 3; 103E.505, subdivision 3; 103E.611, subdivision 1; 103E.735, subdivision 1; 103E.805, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103E.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Foley, Cohen, Murphy and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 365: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting local authorities from enforcing criminal provisions with administrative penalties; clarifying the application of the criminal and traffic offender surcharge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 357.021, subdivision 6; 609.095.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sheran, Koering, Lourey, Cohen and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 366: A bill for an act relating to health; providing colorectal cancer screening for the uninsured; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Prettner Solon, Bakk, Lourey, Olseen and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 367: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Northern Lights Express Passenger Rail; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 368: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying personal watercraft operational requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 86B.313, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Scheid, Michel and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 369: A bill for an act relating to estates and trusts; updating the Uniform Probate Code; adopting the Uniform Estate Tax Apportionment Act, the Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act, the Uniform Power of Attorney Act, and the Uniform Multiple-Person Accounts Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 524.1-201; 524.2-102; 524.2-103; 524.2-104; 524.2-114; 524.2-115; 524.2-202; 524.2-403; 524.2-502; 524.2-504; 524.2-705; 524.3-406; 524.3-916; 524.8-101; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapters 523A; 524A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 501B.86; 523.01; 523.02; 523.03; 523.04; 523.05; 523.06; 523.07; 523.075; 523.08; 523.09; 523.10; 523.11; 523.12; 523.13; 523.131; 523.14; 523.15; 523.16; 523.17; 523.18; 523.19; 523.20; 523.21; 523.22; 523.23; 523.24; 524.2-108; 524.6-201; 524.6-202; 524.6-203; 524.6-204; 524.6-205; 524.6-206; 524.6-207; 524.6-208; 524.6-209; 524.6-210; 524.6-211; 524.6-212; 524.6-213; 524.6-214; 525.532.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Michel and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 370: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing the Labor Day school start provisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120A.40.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 371: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing special plates remembering victims of impaired drivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.1291, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Michel, Hann, Gerlach, Senjem and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 372: A bill for an act relating to public employees; instituting a freeze on salaries and wage rates for government employees.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 373: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; enacting the Safe School Zone Law; making clarifying and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.011, by adding a subdivision; 169.14, subdivisions 2, 4, 5a.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Michel and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 374: A bill for an act relating to income taxes; providing a subtraction for contributions to a Minnesota college savings plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Frederickson, Kubly and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 375: A bill for an act relating to finance; authorizing construction of wind energy and ethanol fuel training facilities; amending Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 15, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins, Dibble and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 376: A bill for an act relating to licensing; changing certification for interior designers to licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326.02, subdivision 4b.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Latz, Dibble and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 377: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an environmental impact statement and preliminary engineering for the Southwest Transit Way Corridor; authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 378: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance drug formulary committee provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, subdivisions 13c, 13f.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 379: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions related to mental health services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.0622, subdivision 6; 256B.0624, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Marty, Dibble, Moua and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 380: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing mental health provisions; amending criminal justice and public safety; creating public safety grants; amending children’s mental health services; creating a loan forgiveness program; providing additional medical assistance coverage for mental health issues; providing rate increases; creating a fatality review team; requiring studies; amending mental health funding; providing criminal penalties; allowing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 43A.23, subdivision 1; 43A.316, by adding a subdivision; 120A.22, subdivision 12; 125A.15; 125A.51; 126C.44; 145.56, subdivisions 1, 2; 245.462, subdivision 18; 245.470, subdivision 1; 245.4871, subdivision 27; 245.488, subdivision 1; 256B.038; 256B.055, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0622, subdivisions 2, 6; 256B.0623, subdivisions 5, 8; 256B.0624, subdivisions 4, 5, 8; 256B.0625, subdivisions 13c, 13f, 38, 42, 43, 46; 256B.0943, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 256B.763; 256D.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 256J.08, subdivision 73a; 256L.07, subdivision 3; 403.03; 403.05, subdivision 1; Laws 2007, chapter 147, article 7, section 71; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 256; 260C; 626; 641.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lynch and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 381: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to design and construct improvements to the Mayo Civic Center Complex in Rochester.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 382: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for assessment and payment of certain costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 211B.37.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Olseen, Anderson and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 383: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring certain yard waste containers to be compostable; establishing biodegradable standard for certain plastics; providing civil penalties; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 115A.931; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Anderson, Torres Ray, Chaudhary, Metzen and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 384: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for the operation and maintenance of the Metropolitan Regional Parks System.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koch, Ortman, Ingebrigtsen and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 385: A bill for an act relating to taxation; agricultural property; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.111, subdivisions 3, 3a, 4; 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 386: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for assessment of certain rural vacant land; modifying the recapture that applies to certain property in the green acres program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.111, subdivisions 3a, 9; 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 387: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain recount and election contest provisions; providing for runoff elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204C.35; 204C.36, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204C; 204D; 209.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 388: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing portable bear stands to be left overnight in wildlife management areas; allowing use of barrels while baiting bear; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 97A.137, by adding a subdivision; 97B.425.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 389: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; adding trails to the grant-in-aid snowmobile trail system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 84.83, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Koch, Gerlach, Rosen, Tomassoni and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 390: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing artisan distilleries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.101, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 391: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying green acres provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 11; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 392: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to enact a "New Deal for the New Millenium for Higher Education" to enable states to rebuild public higher education and to increase access to higher education.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 393: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing limited personal use of fireworks; requiring an affidavit of safety guidelines; providing for criminal penalties; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Marty and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 394: A bill for an act relating to integrity and fairness in medical examinations; regulating certain medical examinations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 65B.56, subdivision 1; 176.136, subdivision 1c; 176.155, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Marty, Scheid and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 395: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for instant runoff voting in federal, state, and local elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 200.02, by adding a subdivision; 204B.36, subdivision 2; 204D.10, subdivision 1; 205A.03, subdivision 1; 205A.06, subdivision 1a; 206.80; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 396: A bill for an act relating to taxation; permitting publication of correction only to a published delinquent tax list; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 279.10.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 397: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing for remedial instruction in public postsecondary institutions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Clark, Langseth, Berglin, Stumpf and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 398: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to construct and rehabilitate early childhood learning and child protection facilities.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Rosen, Anderson, Dibble and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 399: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for C-BED project contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 400: A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing Mountain Iron economic development authority to form a limited liability company.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 401: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the definition of doula services; requiring health care providers to provide information on pain relief and medical interventions as part of prenatal care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 148.995, subdivisions 2, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Saltzman, Wiger, Erickson Ropes and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 402: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying school background check requirements relating to disciplinary actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.03, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Moua; Skogen; Fobbe; Olson, M. and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 403: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting predatory offenders required to register from accessing and using social networking Web sites; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 243.166, subdivisions 1a, 4; 244.05, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 404: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring a notice to applicants for homeowners’ insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 65A.29, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Wiger, Rummel, Torres Ray and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 405: A bill for an act relating to education; creating an alternative means of graduation for students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.30, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Bakk, Sparks, Ingebrigtsen and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 406: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating franchise agreements between outdoor sport equipment dealers, manufacturers, and distributors; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 80G.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Moua, Torres Ray, Rummel, Hann and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 407: A bill for an act relating to finance; requiring a map of money used to support children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 408: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for expansion of the Renville wastewater treatment facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua, Higgins, Foley, Betzold and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 409: A bill for an act relating to public defenders; modifying provisions providing for representation by a public defender; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 609.131, subdivision 1; 611.16; 611.17; 611.18; 611.20, subdivisions 3, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 611.20, subdivisions 6, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Moua, Doll, Fobbe, Torres Ray and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 410: A bill for an act relating to crime; providing for the Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518E.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 411: A bill for an act relating to Ramsey County; appropriating money for workforce development for adjudicated youth reentering the community and at-risk youth.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua, Higgins, Betzold and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 412: A bill for an act relating to probate; enacting the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Moua, Anderson, Pappas and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 413: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing penalty for heads of law enforcement agencies who allow employees and agents who are nonlicensed peace officers to carry a firearm; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 626.84, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Moua, Dibble, Saltzman, Sieben and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 414: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Rush Line Corridor Transit Way; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua; Olson, M.; Fobbe; Skogen and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 415: A bill for an act relating to crimes; prohibiting the use of electronic devices to sexually solicit children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.352, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Anderson and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 416: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that all necessary health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and inspector general for the Minnesota Health Plan; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lourey, Dibble, Kubly, Prettner Solon and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 417: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that all necessary health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and inspector general for the Minnesota Health Plan; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Olson, M.; Torres Ray; Skogen; Higgins and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 418: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that all necessary health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and inspector general for the Minnesota Health Plan; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Carlson, Tomassoni, Moua, Pappas and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 419: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that all necessary health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and inspector general for the Minnesota Health Plan; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Foley, Rummel, Chaudhary, Bakk and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 420: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that all necessary health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and inspector general for the Minnesota Health Plan; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.