State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, January 5, 2017
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The bills listed on today's introduction calendar are given their first reading and referred as indicated.
Senators Benson and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1: A bill for an act relating to health care coverage; providing a temporary program to help pay for health insurance premiums; modifying requirements for health maintenance organizations; modifying provisions governing health insurance; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 60A.08, subdivision 15; 60A.235, subdivision 3; 60A.236; 62D.02, subdivision 4; 62D.03, subdivision 1; 62D.05, subdivision 1; 62D.06, subdivision 1; 62D.19; 62E.02, subdivision 3; 62L.12, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62D.12, subdivision 9; 62K.11.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Newman, Jasinski, Jensen, Kiffmeyer, and Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 2: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending provisions governing transportation finance and taxation; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 84.794, subdivision 1; 84.803, subdivision 1; 84.83, subdivision 2; 84.927, subdivision 1; 86B.706, subdivision 2; 89.70; 161.081, subdivision 1; 297A.815, subdivision 3; 297A.94; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 296A.18, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Chamberlain, Senjem, and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 3: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income, corporate franchise, and estates; conforming to federal changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31; 290.0131, subdivision 10; 290.0133, subdivision 12; 290A.03, subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 4: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the commissioner of education to plan for restructuring Minnesota's teacher licensure system.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 5: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; providing funding for adult workforce development initiatives in greater Minnesota; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Wiger, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 6: A bill for an act relating to creative freedom; adopting the Creative Freedom Act; regulating employee invention agreements for veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181.78, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 7: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for grants to full-service community schools.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 8: A bill for an act relating to taxation; estates; establishing a single exclusion amount for the Minnesota taxable estate; establishing a single rate; eliminating the recapture tax; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 291.016, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1a; 289A.12, subdivision 18; 289A.18, subdivision 3a; 289A.20, subdivision 3a; 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, 11.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 9: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting trapping without written permission on private land that is not posted; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.001, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 10: A bill for an act relating to elections; enacting the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 208.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 11: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a digital student achievement backpack; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 12: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the calculation of referendum equalization revenue, aid, and levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.17, subdivisions 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 13: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for a research-supported, computer-based educational program that uses singing to improve the reading ability of students in grades 3 through 5.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 14: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for teacher development and evaluation revenue.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senators Osmek, Marty, and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 15: A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing fair repair requirements for manufacturers of digital electronic products; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Rest, Dibble, and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 16: A bill for an act relating to elections; enacting the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 208.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Klein introduced--
S.F. No. 17: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of Robert Street in West St. Paul.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Klein introduced--
S.F. No. 18: A bill for an act relating to clean water; appropriating money for inflow and infiltration reduction programs.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 19: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a phased-in subtraction for Social Security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.091, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 20: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for a controlled railroad crossing project in Wayzata; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 21: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for railroad crossing safety improvement projects and quiet zones in Loretto and Medina; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 22: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing policies to address motorcycle profiling; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 23: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing Start Seeing Motorcycles special license plates; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Isaacson introduced--
S.F. No. 24: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the I-694/Rice Street interchange; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 25: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for removing vegetation from Kohlman Lake.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 26: A bill for an act relating to pensions; permitting alternative allocation of fire state aid for city of Austin.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Rest, Bakk, Nelson, Gazelka, and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 27: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring all governors' portraits to be displayed in the State Capitol at all times; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 138.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Rest, Bakk, and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 28: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the working family credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0671, subdivisions 1, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rest, Chamberlain, Dziedzic, Pratt, and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 29: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; clarifying the definition of an individual eligible to receive the credit for parents of stillborn children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0685, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.