State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, January 12, 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 Prettner Solon and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 50: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money for construction of sanitary sewer overflow storage facilities in Duluth.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 51: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; appropriating money for completion of Heritage Village Park in Inver Grove Heights.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 52: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing sales tax exemptions for the expansion, remodeling, or improvement of the public safety building and city hall in Inver Grove Heights; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 53: A bill for an act relating to transportation; historical preservation; prohibiting removal of Rock Island Swing Bridge for two years.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Scheid, Limmer, Foley and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 54: 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.
Senators Fischbach, Clark and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 55: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; correcting the grantee for a parks appropriation; amending Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 7, subdivision 26.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 56: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating building and construction contracts and indemnification agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 337.01; 337.02; 337.05, subdivision 1; 337.10.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Rest, Cohen, Betzold, Robling and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 57: A bill for an act relating to state government; adding duties to the commissioner of finance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.055, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Senjem, Saltzman, Langseth and Day introduced--
S.F. No. 58: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the National Volleyball Center in Rochester; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch, Bakk, Senjem and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 59: A bill for an act relating to counties; extending design-build authority from Hennepin County to all counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 383B.158, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 60: A bill for an act relating to public safety; allowing prisoners facing civil commitment in certain cases to elect to remain confined in state correctional facilities beyond their scheduled release date; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 244.05, subdivisions 1, 1b; 253B.045, subdivision 1; 253B.185, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 243.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Tomassoni, Wiger, Michel and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 61: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring statewide academic standards for physical education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.023, subdivision 2; 120B.024; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 62: A bill for an act relating to the city of North Mankato; changing certain requirements relating to tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 63: A bill for an act relating to the city of Mankato; changing certain requirements relating to a tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 64: A bill for an act relating to elections; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article V, section 5, providing for an election to fill a vacancy in the office of governor; changing the procedure for a special election to fill a United States Senate vacancy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 4.06; 204D.17, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 204D.28.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 65: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels tax; repealing lower income motor fuels tax credit; making technical correction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.815, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.06, subdivision 34.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 66: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying children’s therapeutic services and supports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.0943, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 67: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the southwest area storm sewer system; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kubly; Robling; Olson, G.; Stumpf and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 68: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 2853, Lac qui Parle Valley.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Prettner Solon, Doll, Rosen, Senjem and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 69: A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing commissioner of commerce to prepare and plan for receipt of federal stimulus money for investment in energy conservation and efficiency and broadband deployment.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Rest, Senjem, Betzold, Moua and Pariseau introduced--
S.F. No. 70: A bill for an act relating to judicial selection; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VI, sections 7 and 8; establishing retention elections for judges; creating a judicial performance commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 7, 10, 15; 204B.06, subdivision 6; 204B.34, subdivision 3; 204B.36, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204D; 480B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 204B.36, subdivision 5; 204D.14, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Saltzman, Wiger and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 71: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; changing closed landfill cleanup appropriation from revenue bond proceeds to user-financed general obligation bond proceeds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115A.908, subdivision 2; 116.155, subdivision 3; Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 8, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116.156.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 72: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a quality rating and improvement system; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 73: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; changing the timing for payment of compensation to legislators; authorizing payments for additional travel during special sessions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3.099, subdivision 1; 3.103.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Jungbauer and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 74: A bill for an act relating to waters; providing standards for use of recycled water; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Lynch, Senjem, Pappas, Anderson and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 75: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a new steam line from Olmsted Waste-to-Energy Facility to Rochester Community and Technical College Campus.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty, Rest, Olseen and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 76: A bill for an act relating to legislative procedure; requiring certain conference committee communications to be open to the public; requiring budget negotiations between legislative leaders and bill and budget negotiations between the governor and legislative leaders to be open to the public; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.055, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.