State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, January 29, 2009
11:00 A.M.
TWELFTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 274: A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating the regent nomination joint committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 137.0246, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Frederickson, Sheran, Kubly, Rosen and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 275: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; renaming the Minnesota River Basin Joint Powers Board; clarifying the duties and membership of board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103F.378.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 276: A bill for an act relating to higher education; expanding use of public safety officer death benefit for higher education to include eligible institutions in other states; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299A.45, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Tomassoni, Sparks, Metzen, Scheid and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 277: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; modifying requirements of the Combative Sports Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 341.22; 341.24.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Rest, Wiger, Sieben, Robling and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 278: A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying the procedures for filling a vacancy in the Office of United States Senator or Representative in Congress; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204D.17; 204D.19; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 204D.28.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Limmer, Foley, Scheid, Rest and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 279: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds; appropriating money to complete highway 610.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 280: A bill for an act relating to taxation; agricultural property; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivisions 3, 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Anderson and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 281: A bill for an act relating to retirement; specifying eligibility for a surviving spouse benefit from the Minneapolis Firefighters Relief Association.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 282: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; defining solicitor for nexus purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.66, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 283: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing on-sale license for Augsburg College.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Higgins, Rest, Pappas, Sieben and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 284: A bill for an act relating to elections; applying certain privileges to major political party caucuses held in cities of the first class during odd-numbered years; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 202A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Latz and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 285: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; halting cumulative suspensions; imposing penalty for certain driving after suspension offenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.18, subdivision 1; 171.24, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Olseen and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 286: A bill for an act relating to the taxation of agricultural property; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivisions 3, 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Gimse, Hann, Senjem, Ingebrigtsen and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 287: A bill for an act relating to pupil transportation; including pupil transportation within the meaning of public transit assistance; directing transfers of money from transit assistance fund and allocation from metropolitan area sales tax for transit for pupil transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.88; 297A.992, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Clark, Carlson, Dille and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 288: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans for continued outreach to homeless veterans in Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Vickerman, Skogen and Fobbe introduced--
S.F. No. 289: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; eliminating the sunset of the farmer-lender mediation law; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 583.215.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 290: A bill for an act relating to autism spectrum disorders; establishing a pilot program; establishing an Autism Spectrum Disorder Task Force; establishing a surveillance system and registry; requiring reports.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 291: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for Words Work grants for early childhood literacy.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Bakk, Metzen and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 292: A bill for an act relating to taxation; insurance; providing a credit for investment in start-up and emerging Minnesota businesses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 297I.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 293: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for parks, natural resource protection and restoration, and flood protection contracts with the Minnesota Conservation Corps.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 294: A bill for an act relating to education; changing requirements for a referendum revenue allowance revocation or reduction petition; requiring petitioners to pay the cost of a revocation or reduction election; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.17, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gimse, Ingebrigtsen and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 295: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring state conferences to be conducted electronically to the extent possible; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Gimse, Ingebrigtsen, Hann and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 296: A bill for an act relating to state government; prohibiting out-of-state travel at state expense, with certain exceptions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Anderson and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 297: A bill for an act relating to attorneys; repealing the law prohibiting sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, and coroners from practicing law; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 387.13.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Anderson, Dibble, Prettner Solon and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 298: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; limiting customer liability for unauthorized use of lost or stolen cellular phones; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Lynch, Skoe, Skogen, Fobbe and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 299: A bill for an act relating to energy; exempting sales of natural gas for use on farms or ranches from surcharges for utility low-income affordability programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.16, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Pappas, Moua, Dibble, Sieben and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 300: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Union Depot; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 301: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Carlson, Marty, Vickerman, Vandeveer and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 302: A bill for an act relating to insurance; limiting excessive co-payments on drugs to treat multiple sclerosis; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lourey, Marty, Tomassoni, Sheran and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 303: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for state cemetery improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 304: A bill for an act relating to creditors’ remedies; changing the type of mailed notification to secured creditors required in connection with foreclosure of a mechanics lien on a motor vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 514.20.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 305: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general state employees retirement plan of the Minnesota State Retirement System; providing an exception to a disability benefit application deadline.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 306: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money to acquire land for the Allmensrat Wilderness Park in Lindstrom.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 307: A bill for an act relating to local government; changing out-of-state travel policy requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 471.661.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Fobbe, Bonoff, Anderson, Saltzman and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 308: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring schools to use environmentally sensitive cleaning and maintenance products; establishing guidelines and a task force; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Anderson, Torres Ray and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 309: A bill for an act relating to dogs; requiring certain dog owners to take responsible dog owner classes and pass certain tests; requiring maintenance of a database; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 347.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 310: A bill for an act relating to taxation; city of St. Louis Park; extending duration of a tax increment financing district; amending Laws 1995, chapter 264, article 5, section 36, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 311: A bill for an act relating to taxation; city of St. Louis Park; extending duration and time for certain activities in a tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Scheid, Sparks, Metzen, Senjem and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 312: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage for autism spectrum disorders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 313: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for a provisional certificate of election in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204C.40, subdivision 2; 204D.27, subdivision 8; 205.185, subdivision 3; 205A.10, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 314: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the number of signatures necessary to require an election to revoke an operating referendum; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.17, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 315: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending seat belt requirements for motor coaches used in school-related transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.447, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 316: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a tax credit for certain small wind power generator installations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Marty, Erickson Ropes and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 317: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing the county jail reentry project; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 641.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 318: A bill for an act relating to public safety; peace officers; establishing crisis intervention team grants; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas, Marty, Moua, Langseth and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 319: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying distribution of sale proceeds when state bond financed property is sold; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.695, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas, Moua, Dibble, Sieben and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 320: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Central Corridor Line; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olseen, Foley, Moua, Higgins and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 321: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing disbursement of minimum fines for controlled substance offenses to juvenile substance abuse court programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.101, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Day introduced--
S.F. No. 322: A bill for an act relating to the city of Owatonna; authorizing transfer of sales and use tax proceeds to a qualified project within the city of Owatonna; amending Laws 2006, chapter 259, article 3, section 12, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Murphy, Saltzman, Skoe and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 323: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing mounting global positioning systems on windshields; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.71, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 324: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for livestock and crop depredation payments.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koch, Hann, Gerlach, Ingebrigtsen and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 325: A bill for an act relating to health; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by adding a section; providing for freedom of choice in health care.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Koch, Rosen, Ingebrigtsen, Gimse and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 326: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the drug paraphernalia crime to change the mental state requirement, specifically address sales of drug paraphernalia, and consolidate certain drug paraphernalia crimes into a single statutory section; prohibiting the possession of certain items associated with controlled substance use; imposing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 152.01, subdivision 18; 152.093; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 152.094.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Koch; Wiger; Olson, G. and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 327: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing school boards to spend staff development revenue on CPR and automatic external defibrillator training; first aid certification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.60, subdivision 1a; 122A.61, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 328: A bill for an act relating to human services; reenacting a health care purchasing alliance stop-loss fund repealed in 2007; extending its existence and adjusting eligibility; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 329: A bill for an act relating to health; providing funding for a rural health care purchasing alliance; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 330: A bill for an act relating to human services; offering supplemental hospital coverage under the MinnesotaCare program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256L.03, subdivisions 3, 5, by adding a subdivision; 256L.12, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Rest, Bakk, Moua and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 331: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the permitted time to file certain claims for refunds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 270C.56, subdivision 3; 289A.40, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Senjem and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 332: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring completion of environmental impact statements; appropriating money for right-of-way acquisition, design, construction, and reconstruction of marked Trunk Highway 14.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Foley and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 333: A bill for an act relating to courts; eliminating the prerequisite of pretrial filing of a transcript for admission into evidence of law enforcement vehicle recordings; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 634.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Prettner Solon, Dille, Vickerman, Murphy and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 334: A bill for an act relating to state employees; providing additional sick leave for state employees who are veterans with service-related disabilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni, Bakk, Berglin and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 335: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating the Irv Anderson Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 336: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; eliminating the need to scale cut forest products on state land; appropriating money for habitat improvement projects 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 Johnson, Foley and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 337: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing special license plates for veteran who is recipient of Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.123, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Sheran, Koering and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 338: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption for certain public safety radio equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.70, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sheran and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 339: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring coverage for plasma protein therapies and home nursing services; requiring medical assistance coverage of plasma protein therapies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q; 151.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Scheid, Moua, Kelash, Higgins and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 340: A bill for an act relating to real property; mortgages; requiring notice and mandatory mediation prior to commencement of mortgage foreclosure proceedings on homestead property; creating a homestead-lender mediation account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 357.18, subdivision 1; 508.82, subdivision 1; 508A.82, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 582; 583.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Prettner Solon, Bakk, Dibble, Saxhaug and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 341: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions for disposition of a deceased person; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 149A.80, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 342: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct flood protection farmstead ring levees in the Red River watershed.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 343: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding the alternative compensation revenue program for school districts; increasing property tax levies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.10, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 344: A bill for an act relating to education finance; continuing the compensatory revenue pilot project program for certain school districts; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Stumpf, Rest, Saxhaug, Bakk and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 345: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; creating enhanced driver’s license and enhanced identification card; providing for application, issuance, and appearance of card; directing commissioner of public safety to seek approval of card by Homeland Security secretary for proof of identity and citizenship and for use in entering United States; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 171.01, by adding subdivisions; 171.04, by adding a subdivision; 171.06, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 6; 171.07, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 171.071, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Rest, Koering, Prettner Solon and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 346: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for a long-term care savings plan; providing for an income tax subtraction for contributions made to the long-term care savings plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bonoff, Metzen, Sparks and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 347: A bill for an act relating to health; waiving the four-month waiting period for unemployed persons for MinnesotaCare; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256L.07, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Bonoff, Stumpf, Wiger and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 348: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the school finance system; creating a new education funding framework; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.53, subdivision 5; 124D.4531; 124D.59, subdivision 2; 124D.65, subdivision 5; 125A.76, subdivision 5; 125A.79, subdivision 7; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 126C.05, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 16, 17; 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3, 4, 6, 13, 14, 18, by adding subdivisions; 126C.13, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.17, subdivisions 1, 5, 6; 126C.20; 126C.40, subdivision 1; 127A.51; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 123B; 126C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 123B.54; 123B.57, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 123B.591; 125A.76, subdivision 4; 125A.79, subdivision 6; 126C.10, subdivisions 2b, 13a, 13b, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 31a, 31b, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36; 126C.12; 126C.126; 127A.50.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly, Gimse, Dille and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 349: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing base funding for additional living-at-home/block nurse programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0917, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Higgins, Moua and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 350: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying the powers and duties of the POST Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 626.843, subdivisions 1, 3; 626.845, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Marty, Sieben, Rest and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 351: A bill for an act relating to lobbyists; prohibiting former legislators, constitutional officers, and agency heads from lobbying for legislative or administrative action for two years after leaving office; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Olseen, Dahle and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 352: A bill for an act relating to taxation; agricultural property; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.111, subdivisions 3, 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Chaudhary, Frederickson, Anderson and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 353: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; prohibiting sales of land within the outdoor recreation system for certain purposes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 86A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 354: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing the governor to declare a fiscal emergency; specifying the effect of a declaration of fiscal emergency on legislative procedures; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Koch, Koering, Michel, Rosen and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 355: A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing prohibition 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.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 356: A bill for an act relating to energy; repealing ban on issuing certificate of need for construction of new nuclear-powered electric generating plant; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Sieben, Vandeveer and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 357: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting construction materials and equipment used to construct the Washington County courts facility; removing an obsolete provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.