State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
12:00 Noon
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 814: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for grants to the Red River Basin Commission.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 815: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants to the Buffalo-Red River Watershed District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 816: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to design and reconstruct a levee in the city of Montevideo.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 817: A bill for an act relating to utilities; requiring utility rates be based primarily on cost of service between and among consumer classes; making clarifying and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 216B.03; 216B.07; 216B.16, subdivisions 6, 15; 216B.2401; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 216B.242.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 818: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for publicly owned infrastructure in Braham; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Michel, Howe and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 819: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing a budget forecast date; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16A.103, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Tomassoni and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 820: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant for women’s business development programs.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 821: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying set-aside requirements in certain circumstances; placing requirements on the commissioner when establishing rate setting methodology; instructing the commissioner to eliminate duplicative and outdated standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 245A.11, subdivision 2a; 245B.07, subdivision 1; 245C.04, subdivisions 1, 6; 245C.05, subdivision 7; 245C.17, subdivision 2; 245C.22, subdivision 5; 256B.4912, subdivision 2; 256D.44, subdivision 5; Laws 2009, chapter 79, article 8, section 81.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 822: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing certificates of good conduct and describing the effects of a certificate and eligibility for one; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 364.03, subdivision 3; 364.09; 609A.03, subdivisions 1, 2; 611A.06, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 364.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 823: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing the expungement of criminal records for certain individuals who have received stays of adjudication or diversion; authorizing expungements without petitions in certain cases where charges were dismissed against a person upon prosecutorial approval and with victim notification; requiring persons petitioning for an expungement to provide a copy of the criminal complaint or police report; authorizing the opening of certain expunged records without a court hearing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 609A.02, subdivision 3; 609A.03, subdivisions 2, 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Higgins and Harrington introduced--
S.F. No. 824: A bill for an act relating to civil rights; requiring notices of restoration of civil rights and of possible loss of civil rights; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 243; 630.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 825: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for construction and renovation of facilities in Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Kelash, Rosen and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 826: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for the development and regulation of an industrial hemp industry; authorizing rulemaking; providing a defense for possession and cultivation of industrial hemp; modifying the definition of marijuana; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 18J.01; 18J.02; 18J.03; 18J.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 18J.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 6; 18J.06; 18J.07, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 18J.09; 18J.11, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 152.01, subdivision 9; 375.30, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18K.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Economies.
Senators Dahms and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 827: A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying certain prevailing hours of labor requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 177.42, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 828: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the supplemental rate for a group residential provider; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256I.05, subdivision 1n.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 829: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the penalties for late payment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 279.01, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 279.01, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Higgins, Marty, Scheid, Newman and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 830: A bill for an act relating to anatomical gifts; adding to the types of documents upon which a donor may make an anatomical gift; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 525A.05; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 525A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Higgins, Marty, Scheid, Newman and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 831: A bill for an act relating to organ donation; establishing a work group to study sustainable programs to increase organ donation.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 832: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for temporary suspension of biodiesel mandate in certain situation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 239.77, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Economies.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 833: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a regional community facility in Deer River; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Sieben, Wiger, Harrington and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 834: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for park-and-ride facility in Newport; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Harrington, Saxhaug, Jungbauer and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 835: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the authorized use of tear gas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 624.731, subdivisions 1, 2, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 836: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for the Livingston Lord Library at Minnesota State University, Moorhead.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Sheran and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 837: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner to recommend a plan to establish a single public health care program; simplifying eligibility and enrollment processes; automating systems; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256.014, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Senjem, Brown, Howe, Dibble and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 838: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a Minnesota housing tax credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 839: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; reducing the operating budget for the Department of Agriculture.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Economies.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 840: A bill for an act relating to taxation; conforming to federal tax treatment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31; 290A.03, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 841: A bill for an act relating to public finance; authorizing the issuance of improvement bonds with certain terms and conditions; modifying definitions; making clarifying, technical, and other changes relating to the issuance of municipal bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 116J.994, subdivision 2; 216C.435, subdivision 8; 216C.436, subdivisions 7, 8; 373.40, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 429.101; 474A.02, subdivisions 22b, 23a; 475.521, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 475.54, subdivision 1; 475.58, subdivision 3b.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Carlson, Saxhaug and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 842: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying provisions of the Sustainable Forest Incentive Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 290C.02, subdivision 3; 290C.03; 290C.11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 290C.02, subdivision 5; 290C.06.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 843: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; establishing a lifelong learning account program; allowing tax credits to employers and employees for contributions to lifelong learning accounts; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116L; 290.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 844: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for the toll-free hotline for human trafficking victims.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 845: A bill for an act relating to human rights; amending education and program development requirements; amending certificates of compliance provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 363A.06, subdivision 1; 363A.36, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 363A.36, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 846: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring inmates to co-pay a set minimum amount for healthcare provider visits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 243.212.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Saxhaug, Carlson and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 847: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying nonnative species provisions; modifying requirements for permits to control or harvest aquatic plants; providing criminal penalties and civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 84D.01, subdivisions 8a, 16, 21, by adding subdivisions; 84D.02, subdivision 6; 84D.03, subdivisions 3, 4; 84D.09; 84D.10, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 84D.11, subdivision 2a; 84D.13, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 84D.15, subdivision 2; 103G.615, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84D; 86B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 84D.02, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 848: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money from the special revenue fund to the Board of Teaching for activities associated with licensure by portfolio.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Carlson and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 849: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring specified type of notice for termination of the rights of former employees in the state employee group insurance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 43A.27, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 850: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing the crimes of sale or possession of synthetic cannabinoids; providing for a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 152.027, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Reinert, Sheran, Dibble, Lourey and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 851: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for local road improvement program; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 852: A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying worker classification regulation, penalties, and fees; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 181.723; 326B.081, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 181.723, subdivision 17; Minnesota Rules, parts 5202.0100; 5202.0110; 5202.0120; 5202.0130; 5202.0140; 5202.0150; 5202.0160.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Nelson, Olson and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 853: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the uses of alternative facilities revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 123B.59, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Bakk and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 854: A bill for an act relating to retirement; voluntary statewide lump-sum volunteer firefighter retirement plan of the Public Employees Retirement Association; permitting municipal or independent nonprofit firefighting corporation contributions in excess of the applicable funding requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 353G.08, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 855: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying landfill cleanup program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 115B.412, subdivision 8, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 856: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying JOBZ; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 469.312, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 857: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; directing commissioner to negotiate a reciprocity agreement with state of Wisconsin and permitting its termination only by law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.081.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 858: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring compliance with all federal health coverage mandates; repealing all mandated health benefits under state law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 62Q.021; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 62A.041, subdivisions 1, 2; 62A.0411; 62A.042; 62A.043; 62A.047; 62A.048; 62A.14; 62A.141; 62A.145; 62A.146; 62A.147; 62A.148; 62A.149, subdivision 1; 62A.15; 62A.151; 62A.152; 62A.153; 62A.154; 62A.155; 62A.17, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 5b, 6; 62A.20; 62A.21, subdivisions 1, 2a, 2b, 3; 62A.25; 62A.26; 62A.265; 62A.27; 62A.28; 62A.285, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 62A.30; 62A.302; 62A.304; 62A.305; 62A.307; 62A.3075; 62A.308; 62A.3091; 62A.3092; 62A.3093; 62D.101; 62D.102; 62D.103; 62D.105; 62D.107; 62Q.19; 62Q.23; 62Q.47; 62Q.471; 62Q.50; 62Q.525; 62Q.527; 62Q.53; 62Q.535; 62Q.545; 62Q.55; 62Q.66; 62Q.67; 62Q.675.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.