State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 7, 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 Howe and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 586: A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending a fund transfer for Independent School District No. 857, Lewiston; amending Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 6, article 5, section 10, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 587: A bill for an act relating to probate; increasing the time period allowed for commencing probate or appointment proceedings; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 524.3-108; 524.3-301; 524.3-1006; 525.31.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators DeKruif and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 588: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying licensing requirements for well contractors in certain cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 326B.46, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Scheid, Gazelka, Kruse, Thompson and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 589: A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; modifying the limitation on damages for noneconomic detriment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 65B.51, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Gazelka, Gerlach and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 590: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying certain insurance notices and authorizations to collect information; regulating certain insurance appraisers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 60C.21, subdivision 1; 65A.12, subdivision 2; 72A.501; 72A.502, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Nelson, Senjem, Michel, Koch and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 591: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the University of Minnesota and Mayo Foundation Partnership; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 592: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; permitting use of two angling lines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97C.315, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Limmer, Ingebrigtsen, Pappas, Hoffman and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 593: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying and recodifying certain provisions and modifying certain definitions in the prostitution laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 609.321, subdivisions 4, 8, 9; 609.324, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Limmer, Harrington, Ingebrigtsen, Newman and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 594: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional 911 emergency communications center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Michel, Thompson and Lillie introduced--
S.F. No. 595: A bill for an act relating to insurance; repealing the Minnesota No-Fault Automobile Insurance Act; providing an appropriate premium reduction; requiring liability coverage; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 65B.41; 65B.42; 65B.43; 65B.44; 65B.45; 65B.46; 65B.47; 65B.48, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 6, 7; 65B.482; 65B.49, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 3a, 4a, 5a, 7, 8, 9; 65B.50; 65B.51; 65B.525; 65B.53; 65B.54; 65B.55; 65B.56; 65B.57; 65B.58; 65B.59; 65B.60; 65B.61, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3; 65B.63; 65B.64; 65B.65; 65B.66; 65B.685; 65B.71.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Dibble and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 596: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; requiring bicycle operators under age 16 to wear protective headgear; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.222, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Dibble, Marty, Lourey, Higgins and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 597: A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; eliminating the preferences for foreign source income; repealing the subtraction for foreign royalties; expanding the definition of domestic corporations to include certain foreign corporations incorporated in or doing business in tax havens; repealing foreign operating corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 289A.08, subdivision 3; 290.01, subdivisions 5, 19c, 19d, by adding a subdivision; 290.17, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 290.01, subdivision 6b; 290.0921, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 598: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for the collection of biological specimens for DNA analysis at booking in a manner similar to fingerprint collection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 299C.10, subdivisions 1, 2; 299C.11, subdivisions 1, 2; 609A.03, subdivision 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 299C.105.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Marty, Ortman, Wiger and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 599: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding use of public assistance reporting information system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256.01, subdivision 18a.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Marty, Limmer, Goodwin and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 600: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing property valuation freeze and an exclusion for improvements made to purchased foreclosed properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 273.11, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 273.121, subdivision 1; 276.04, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Michel, Howe and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 601: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring an analysis of demographic trends with forecast of state revenue and expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16A.103, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Jungbauer and Harrington introduced--
S.F. No. 602: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; modifying when the court opens hearings in delinquency or extended jurisdiction juvenile proceedings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 260B.163, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 603: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring credit transfer within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 604: A bill for an act relating to the secretary of state; funding legal fees imposed by the federal courts; providing for reimbursement of expenses relating to the recount in the 2010 gubernatorial election; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Nienow, Thompson, Hann, Wiger and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 605: A bill for an act relating to education; removing mathematics GRAD exception; establishing high school assessments to determine college and career readiness; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 120B.30, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 606: A bill for an act relating to state land; authorizing private sale of certain lands; repealing Laws 2006, chapter 272, sections 1; 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 607: A bill for an act relating to human services; placing a sunset on the nursing facility equal rates provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.48, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 608: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for the Air National Guard Museum.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Sheran, Reinert and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 609: 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 State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Sheran and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 610: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to construct a new dam in the Lake Titlow Watershed District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 611: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; establishing a cause of action for intentional interference with the expectation of inheritance; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Benson, Rosen, Reinert and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 612: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing policies for youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Sheran, Dibble and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 613: A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing penalty for careless driving resulting in death; providing for revocation of violator’s driver’s license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 169.13, by adding a subdivision; 171.17, subdivision 1; 171.30, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Pappas, Dibble, Cohen, Sieben and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 614: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing skyway access requirements for stations on the Central Corridor light rail transit line.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Daley, Parry, Olson, Cohen and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 615: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying certain financial statement requirements for charitable organizations; providing consistency in reporting compensation information for federal and state purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 309.53, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Jungbauer, Anderson, Kelash, Sieben and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 616: A bill for an act relating to waters; requiring urban storm water retention pond buffers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103F.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Metzen and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 617: A bill for an act relating to elevators; modifying certain compliance provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 326B.175; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Hann and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 618: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing the learn-to-read grant program; providing for general education access grants; repealing compensatory revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 124D.68, subdivision 9; 124D.69, subdivision 1; 125A.11, subdivision 1; 125A.50, subdivision 1; 125A.65, subdivision 3; 126C.10, subdivision 4; 127A.47, subdivision 7; 128B.03, subdivision 3a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 126C.05, subdivision 3; 126C.10, subdivision 3; 126C.15, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 619: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a school district to create a reserve for essential uses account in the district general fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 179A.07, by adding a subdivision; 179A.18, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 620: A bill for an act relating to education; disallowing salary increases for teachers after contract expiration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 179A.20, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 621: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting nonunion teacher contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 122A.40, by adding a subdivision; 179A.03, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 179A.06, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 622: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting commissioner from adopting common core standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 120B.023, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 623: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting a dues check off; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 179A.06, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Sieben, Lourey, Harrington, Reinert and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 624: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing absentee voting without excuse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 203B.02, subdivision 1; 203B.04, subdivisions 1, 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 203B.04, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Sieben, Lourey, Harrington, Reinert and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 625: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for early voting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 201.022, subdivision 1; 203B.001; 203B.01, by adding a subdivision; 203B.03, subdivision 1; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.081; 203B.121; 204C.10; 206.83; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Rosen, Hann, Sheran, Lourey and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 626: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain nursing facility provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 12A.10, by adding a subdivision; 144A.071, subdivisions 3, 4a; 144A.073, subdivision 3c, by adding a subdivision; 256B.431, subdivision 26; 256B.437, subdivision 4; 256B.441, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144A.073, subdivisions 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 627: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; modifying mandatory retirement date for judges; eliminating the incumbency designation for judicial offices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 490.121, subdivision 21d; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 204B.36, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Sheran and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 628: A bill for an act relating to veterans; extending eligibility for gold star motor vehicle license plates to include children and siblings of persons who have died while serving in active military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 168.1253, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Sheran and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 629: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing teacher performance assessments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Marty and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 630: A bill for an act relating to individual income taxation; increasing the threshold requirement for payments of estimated tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 289A.25, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Marty and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 631: A bill for an act relating to elections; campaign financing; requiring filing of certain reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 10A.20, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 632: A bill for an act relating to the city of Rochester; modifying its local sales and use tax authority; amending Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 8, section 43, subdivisions 3, as amended, 4, as amended, 5, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Harrington introduced--
S.F. No. 633: A bill for an act relating to liquor; imposing a criminal penalty for social host liability; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 340A.90, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators DeKruif, Pederson and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 634: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying certain administrative, rulemaking, enforcement, and safety and health provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 181.723, subdivision 5; 182.6553, subdivision 6; 326B.13, subdivision 8; 326B.89, subdivisions 6, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Jungbauer, Brown, Tomassoni, Harrington and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 635: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for community-based workforce development; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Olson, Harrington, Scheid, Bonoff and Daley introduced--
S.F. No. 636: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying teacher licensure, evaluations, and tenure; authorizing rulemaking; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 120B.35, subdivision 1; 120B.36, subdivision 1; 122A.18, by adding a subdivision; 122A.40, subdivisions 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, by adding a subdivision; 122A.41, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 14; 122A.60; 122A.61, subdivision 1; 123B.09, subdivision 8; 123B.143, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pappas, Anderson, Stumpf and Harrington introduced--
S.F. No. 637: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a school district to renew an expiring referendum by action of the school board; authorizing a reverse referendum; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 126C.17, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Nelson, Saxhaug, Koch, Ingebrigtsen and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 638: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for arts education best practices networks.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 639: A bill for an act relating to child support; instructing the commissioner to initiate a foreign reciprocal agreement.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Dibble and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 640: A bill for an act relating to local government; changing the city of Minneapolis and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board joint dedication fee; amending Laws 2006, chapter 269, section 2, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Senjem and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 641: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an equity and opportunity in education tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 642: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making certain county offices appointive in Kittson County.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 643: A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the interest payments on the permanent school fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 11A.16, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Lourey and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 644: A bill for an act relating to taxes; authorizing the city of Cloquet to impose a local sales tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 645: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring spousal contribution for long-term care expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Hann, Olson and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 646: A bill for an act relating to insurance; making changes in the public employee insurance program administrated by Minnesota Management and Budget for local government employees; requiring that the program pay certain taxes and assessments on the same basis as private sector health insurers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 43A.316, subdivisions 9, 10; 62E.02, subdivision 23; 62E.10, subdivision 1; 297I.05, subdivision 12; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297I.15, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Dibble, Kelash and Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 647: A bill for an act relating to education; updating board membership to conform with Laws 2006; authorizing the Minneapolis School Board to remove a member by a majority vote; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 128D.05, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 128D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 128D.14.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Bonoff, Tomassoni and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 648: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to construct and rehabilitate early childhood learning and child protection facilities.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hoffman and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 649: 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.