State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, January 15, 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 Scheid and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 77: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing licensure of four intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities to replace one larger facility; establishing a transition period rate; establishing payment rate for the new facilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 252.295.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Michel and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 78: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing term limits for state legislators and constitutional officers; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 6; and article V, sections 2 and 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Tomassoni and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 79: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer District.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Rest, Sieben, Gimse, Olseen and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 80: A bill for an act relating to elections; campaign finance; providing contribution limits for judicial candidates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10A.27, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Dibble, Rest, Torres Ray, Carlson and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 81: A bill for an act relating to transportation; maintaining airline operations at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport; enforcing certain contractual obligations and rights.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Latz, Clark, Moua, Cohen and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 82: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the Minnesota False Claims Act; assessing penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bonoff, Higgins, Saltzman, Gimse and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 83: A bill for an act relating to public safety; designating a specified law as the "Teri Lee Law"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 299C.46, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Michel and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 84: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the state of Minnesota to end participation in the No Child Left Behind Act.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Carlson, Doll and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 85: A bill for an act relating to certain state contracts; requiring full enforcement of certain agreements between the state and an airline company.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Bonoff, Rest and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 86: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying alternative teacher pay calculation for intermediate school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.415, subdivision 1; 126C.10, subdivision 34.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 87: A bill for an act relating to domestic abuse; designating October as domestic violence awareness month in Minnesota; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 88: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money to reconstruct highway 25 through city of Pierz; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kelash, Metzen, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 89: A bill for an act relating to unemployment compensation; modifying definitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 268.035, subdivision 21a; 268.085, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Anderson, Murphy and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 90: A bill for an act relating to transportation; directing commissioner of transportation to add bikeway to Lafayette Bridge when rebuilt.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Rest, Gimse, Carlson, Gerlach and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 91: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring a Web site with a searchable database of state expenditures; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16C.046.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Vandeveer and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 92: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the health professional education loan forgiveness program for child mental health professionals; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 144.1501, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Latz, Betzold, Hann, Scheid and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 93: A bill for an act relating to state tort claims; removing the single occurrence liability cap; conforming cross references; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.736, subdivision 4, as amended; 3.7393, subdivision 11; 3.7394, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Latz, Betzold, Hann, Scheid and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 94: A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; clarifying provisions governing the I-35W bridge collapse survivor compensation process; specifying indemnification rights; limiting access to certain records of the special master panel and specifying testimonial privileges; clarifying prohibition on third-party subrogation or recovery claims; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.7393, subdivisions 3, 6, by adding a subdivision; 3.7394, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 95: A bill for an act relating to state government finance; providing deficiency funding for certain state agencies; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy, Koch, Prettner Solon, Jungbauer and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 96: 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.
Senators Murphy, Michel, Johnson, Higgins and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 97: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for the medical use of marijuana; providing civil and criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 98: A bill for an act relating to state government; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article V, sections 1, 2, 5; abolishing the office of lieutenant governor.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Carlson, Jungbauer, Dibble, Michel and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 99: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring restraint of child under age eight and shorter than four feet nine inches while passenger in motor vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.685, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Rest, Bonoff, Scheid, Moua and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 100: A bill for an act relating to taxation; eliminating the imposition and refund of sales tax on capital equipment; eliminating an obsolete provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.68, subdivision 5; 297A.75.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sieben, Dibble and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 101: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Minnesota to Chicago High Speed Rail Corridor; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 102: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Red Rock Corridor Transit Way.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 103: A bill for an act relating to the city of Taylors Falls; authorizing the city of Taylors Falls to establish and exercise border city development zone powers; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 104: A bill for an act relating to the city of Cannon Falls; authorizing the city to use a design-build process to award contracts for construction of a library and fire station.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 105: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying definition of bait or feed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.328, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Latz, Moua, Scheid, Gerlach and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 106: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; requiring the attorney general to maintain a consumer complaint database; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 8.32, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Rest, Moua, Betzold, Gimse and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 107: A bill for an act relating to state government; clarifying and strengthening laws prohibiting misuse of state funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.975; 16A.139; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Bakk and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 108: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property taxes; eliminating sunset date for emergency medical services special taxing districts; amending Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 5, article 3, section 8, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Lourey, Koering, Skogen, Murphy and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 109: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a medical response unit reimbursement pilot program; funding emergency medical services programs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 110: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for well improvements in the city of Barnum; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 111: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a wastewater treatment facility in Willow River; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 112: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for water distribution improvements in Carlton County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 113: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for water and sewer utility improvement project in the city of Carlton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 114: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for water main improvements in Carlton County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Pappas, Bakk, Anderson and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 115: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a right to reproductive privacy; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145D.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 116: A bill for an act relating to agricultural finance; making technical changes to a statute concerning seed potato inspection fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 21.115.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 117: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for prekindergarten through grade 12 education, including general education, education excellence, special programs, libraries, state agencies, and self-sufficiency and lifelong learning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.32, by adding a subdivision; 120A.22, subdivisions 5, 6; 120A.24, subdivision 1; 120B.02; 120B.021, subdivisions 1, 1a; 120B.023, subdivision 2; 120B.024; 120B.30; 121A.035, subdivision 2; 121A.037; 122A.07, subdivisions 2, 3; 122A.09, subdivision 4; 122A.14, by adding subdivisions; 122A.18, by adding a subdivision; 122A.75, subdivision 1; 123B.02, subdivision 21; 123B.14, subdivision 7; 123B.51, by adding a subdivision; 123B.77, subdivision 3; 123B.81, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 123B.83, subdivision 3; 124D.09, subdivision 5; 124D.095, subdivisions 4, 7, 10; 124D.10, subdivisions 2a, 4, 4a, 6, 6a, 7, 8, 9, 20, 23, 23a; 124D.19, subdivision 14; 124D.522; 124D.60, subdivision 1; 125A.14; 125A.15; 125A.51; 125A.744, subdivision 3; 126C.40, subdivision 6; 134.31, subdivision 4a, by adding a subdivision; 260C.007, subdivision 19; 299F.30, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 1; 121A; 124D; 127A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120A.22, subdivision 8; 121A.67; 125A.16; 125A.19; 125A.20; 125A.57; Laws 2008, chapter 263, article 3, section 16.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Marty, Erickson Ropes, Doll, Berglin and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 118: 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 Anderson, Ingebrigtsen and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 119: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing support for the Lessard Outdoor Heritage Council; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty, Higgins, Dibble, Moua and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 120: A bill for an act relating to marriage; providing for gender-neutral marriage laws; enacting the Marriage and Family Protection Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 363A.27; 517.01; 517.03, subdivision 1; 517.08, subdivision 1a; 517.09.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Saxhaug; Olson, G.; Lynch; Anderson and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 121: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; specifying that money received from certain utility permits be deposited in the permanent school fund; allowing exchanges of riparian lands administered by the commissioner of natural resources for other lands administered by the commissioner without certain restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.415, subdivision 5; 94.342, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Dibble, Betzold, Dille and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 122: A bill for an act relating to pet animals; requiring a notice for retail sales of cocoa bean shell mulch; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 123: A bill for an act relating to civil law; providing a general exemption for certain property owned by a debtor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 550.37, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dille and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 124: A bill for an act relating to taxation; repealing political contribution refund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 270A.03, subdivision 7; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.322, subdivision 4; 290.06, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 125: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Southern Minnesota Women’s Hockey Exposition Center and a performing arts center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dille, Murphy, Gimse and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 126: A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing existing 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.
Senators Latz, Sheran, Prettner Solon, Koering and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 127: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a crisis nursery grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256F.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran; Lourey; Erickson Ropes; Olson, M. and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 128: A bill for an act relating to human services; requesting the commissioner of human services to resubmit for federal approval the elimination of depreciation add-back for self-employed farmers in MinnesotaCare.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Dibble; Anderson; Olson, M. and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 129: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; allowing residents to decline to receive local telephone directories; providing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Olson, M.; Bakk; Skogen and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 130: A bill for an act relating to public finance; altering the school district referendum market value tax base; modifying the taxation of seasonal recreational property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 126C.01, subdivision 3; 275.025, subdivisions 1, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 275.025, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bonoff, Limmer, Latz, Robling and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 131: A bill for an act relating to the State Board of Investment; requiring divestment from certain investments relating to Iran; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 11A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.