State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 10, 2011
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Tomassoni and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 694: A bill for an act relating to employment and economic development; appropriating money for opportunities industrialization centers.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Fischbach, Brown, Gimse, Limmer and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 695: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing the Human Cloning Prohibition Act; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 696: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing a date for precinct caucuses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 202A.14, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Magnus, Kubly and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 697: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for floodwater retention systems in Area II of the Minnesota River Basin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Magnus, Miller, Dahms, Saxhaug and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 698: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota for the agriculture experiment station and the Minnesota Extension Service; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 699: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to upgrade the electrical system of the Yellow Medicine County Agriculture and Transportation Museum; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Sheran and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 700: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a collaboration grant; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 701: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of the Coon Rapids Dam as an invasive fish barrier; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Parry, Metzen and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 702: A bill for an act relating to gambling; modifying certain rates of tax on lawful gambling; providing for linked bingo and electronic pull-tabs; making clarifying, conforming, and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 4, 6; 349.12, subdivisions 5, 9, 12a, 25b, 25c, 25d, 29, 32, 32a; 349.13; 349.151, subdivisions 4b, 4c, by adding a subdivision; 349.161, subdivision 1; 349.163, subdivisions 1, 9; 349.1635, subdivision 2; 349.17, subdivisions 6, 7, 8; 349.1721, by adding a subdivision; 349.18, subdivision 1; 349.211, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Hann and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 703: A bill for an act relating to human services; streamlining county duties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 119B.09, by adding a subdivision; 256B.69, by adding a subdivision; 256D.09, subdivision 6; 256D.49, subdivision 3; 256J.38, subdivision 1; 393.07, subdivision 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 9500.1243, subpart 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Marty and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 704: A bill for an act relating to health; extending the effective date for electronic prescribing requirements for certain providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 62J.497, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Marty, Dibble, Pappas and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 705: A bill for an act relating to animals; changing certain requirements for disposition of certain animals; imposing a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 35.71, subdivisions 1, 3, 7, by adding subdivisions; 347.54, subdivisions 2, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 35.71, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Economies.
Senators Michel, Hann and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 706: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing the Labor Day school start provisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 120A.40.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hann, Rosen, Sheran and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 707: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring transparency in health care advertising; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Pederson, Metzen, Michel, Tomassoni and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 708: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying requirements of certain grant programs; appropriating money for Twin Cities RISE!; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116J.8747, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Hann, Hoffman, Scheid, Thompson and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 709: A bill for an act relating to health; repealing the moratorium on radiation therapy facility construction in Hennepin, Ramsey, Dakota, Washington, Anoka, Carver, Scott, St. Louis, Sherburne, Benton, Stearns, Chisago, Isanti, and Wright Counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144.5509.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 710: A bill for an act relating to education funding; authorizing funding for voluntary, full-day kindergarten; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 123B.41, subdivision 7; 126C.05, subdivisions 1, 15; 126C.12, subdivision 5; 126C.126.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Robling, Nienow, Kruse, Brown and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 711: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting abortions at or after 20 weeks gestational age unless certain exceptions apply; providing civil and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 145.4131, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 8; 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Carlson, Pederson, Saxhaug, Skoe and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 712: A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying valuation methods of acquired lands; adding to and deleting from state parks, state recreation areas, state forests, and state wildlife management areas; authorizing public and private sales of certain surplus state lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 84.0272, subdivision 3; 85.052, subdivision 4; 89.021, subdivision 48.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 713: A bill for an act relating to education finance; removing obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 714: A bill for an act relating to human services; transferring certain excess health plan revenues to the general fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.69, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 715: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring that health plans that include out-of-network coverage permit assignment of benefits; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 716: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring segregated accounting under prepaid medical assistance under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.69, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 717: A bill for an act relating to human services; specifying applicability of antitrust laws to the prepaid medical assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.69, subdivision 5k.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 718: A bill for an act relating to human services; specifying applicability of Data Practices Act to data provided to state by managed care vendors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.69, subdivisions 9a, 9b.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 719: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring use of generally accepted accounting principles in medical assistance reporting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.69, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 720: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing medical loss ratio requirement for prepaid medical assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.69, subdivision 5i.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 721: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a right for providers to audit financial aspects of health plan company contracts with the prepaid medical assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.69, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Sieben, Anderson and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 722: A bill for an act relating to elections; specifying criminal penalties for certain violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 201.054, subdivision 2; 201.27, subdivision 3; 204C.14.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 723: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring commissioner of transportation to make a decision on alternative route for State Highway 53.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 724: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; extending availability of Grass Lake appropriation; amending Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 9, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Daley, Lillie and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 725: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the Department of Revenue to issue a request for proposals for a tax analytics and business intelligence contract.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 726: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the medical assistance employed persons with disabilities program; changing asset limitation provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 256B.056, subdivision 3; 256B.057, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Latz, Higgins and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 727: A bill for an act relating to assisted reproduction; modifying certain provisions related to determinations of paternity and maternity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 257.54; 257.541, subdivision 1; 257.55, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Latz and Harrington introduced--
S.F. No. 728: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for a child certified as an adult to be detained in a juvenile facility prior to trial and verdict; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 260B.125, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Hoffman and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 729: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing mini truck operation on local roads; eliminating special permits for mini truck operation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 168.002, subdivision 24; 168A.05, by adding a subdivision; 169.045; Laws 2009, chapter 158, section 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Pederson, Gimse, Senjem, Pogemiller and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 730: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for African Development Center training and programs.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Hann, Rosen and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 731: A bill for an act relating to human services; phasing out nursing facility rate equalization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.48, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni, Ingebrigtsen and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 732: A bill for an act relating to environment; preempting rules in establishing sulfates water quality standard in Class 4A waters; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Skoe, Stumpf and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 733: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing full funding for K-12 pupil transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 18.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 734: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; modifying base rate and maximum experience rating provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 268.051, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Limmer, Ingebrigtsen, Ortman and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 735: A bill for an act relating to civil law; extending civil immunity to municipalities that donate public safety equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 466.03, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Brown and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 736: A bill for an act relating to utilities; authorizing electronic notification of cold weather rule; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 216B.096, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
Senators Kelash, Torres Ray, Lillie and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 737: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for minority business development programs.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Latz, Scheid and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 738: A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting a motor vehicle dealer from selling a service contract from an unregistered provider; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 59B.02, by adding a subdivision; 168.27, subdivision 12; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 59B.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Lillie, Parry and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 739: A bill for an act relating to state government; reducing the number of deputy commissioners and eliminating assistant commissioner positions in the unclassified service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 15.06, subdivision 8; 16B.03; 43A.08, subdivision 1; 45.013; 84.01, subdivision 3; 116.03, subdivision 1; 116J.01, subdivision 5; 116J.035, subdivision 4; 174.02, subdivision 2; 241.01, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Parry and Daley introduced--
S.F. No. 740: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing contract authority to commissioner of revenue; regulating abusive transfer pricing schemes.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Gazelka, Lillie and Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 741: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; requiring that certain services be provided through a joint legislative office; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 3.06, subdivision 1; 3.303, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Rosen, Limmer, Hann, Sheran and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 742: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception to the hospital moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144.551, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 743: A bill for an act relating to waters; providing standards for use of recycled water; providing for natural pools; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103G.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Rest, Jungbauer, Hoffman and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 744: A bill for an act relating to public safety; allocating funds contained in fire safety account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297I.06, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 745: A bill for an act relating to health care; providing an alternative mechanism for prompt payment of emergency room and ambulance charges incurred by patients enrolled in very high deductible health plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 60A.23, subdivision 8; 62Q.01, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.025, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Bonoff and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 746: A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating the referendum allowance limit; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 126C.17, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hann, Thompson and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 747: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying teacher termination and discharge procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 122A.40, subdivisions 7, 9, 13, 15, 16.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Rosen, Dahms and Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 748: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding school swimming pool levy to include small school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 126C.455.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 749: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Integrated Energy Corridor Project in St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.