State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, January 19, 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.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 177: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the long-term care credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0672, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 178: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing extended financial aid eligibility; facilitating credit transfer; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 135A; 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Simonson introduced--
S.F. No. 179: A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money for river systems exhibit.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 180: A bill for an act relating to energy; repealing provisions governing hydrogen as an energy source; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 216B.8109; 216B.811; 216B.812; 216B.813; 216B.815.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 181: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying exemption for instructional materials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.67, subdivision 13a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Clausen, Wiklund, and Klein introduced--
S.F. No. 182: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a grant program for eligible health professional training sites; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 183: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting the first tier of commercial-industrial property from the state general levy; reducing the amount of the state general levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 275.025, subdivisions 1, 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Osmek and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 184: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating the Minnesota Public Safety Personnel Protection Act; increasing penalties for obstructing emergency responders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.50.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Dibble, Marty, and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 185: A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting discrimination against unemployed individuals; providing for civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 186: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for grants to support student transitions between middle school and high school.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senators Ruud, Limmer, Tomassoni, and Simonson introduced--
S.F. No. 187: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; regulating transfers of manufactured homes when ownership is at issue; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168A.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 188: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing an intoxicating liquor license for Minneapolis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.404, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Kiffmeyer and Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 189: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a new source of state aid for school districts with low general education revenue per pupil and low property wealth per pupil; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 190: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; requiring affidavits of contributions be submitted electronically; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 10A.323; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 4501.0300, subpart 3.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Dziedzic and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 191: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money to study the presence of neonicotinoid pesticides in wild deer.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senators Relph and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 192: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for design of an amphitheater in Waite Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 193: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to cover cost overruns for the Myles Reif Center for the Performing Arts project in Grand Rapids.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 194: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Walker to impose a local sales and use tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 195: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for marked Trunk Highway 73 realignment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dziedzic, Dibble, Champion, Laine, and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 196: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for expansion of the Minneapolis Emergency Operations Center and Fire Training Facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Wiklund, and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 197: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing a registration system for speech-language pathology assistants; setting registration fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 148.512, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions; 148.513, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 148.519; 148.5191; 148.5194, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision; 148.5195, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 148.5196, subdivisions 1, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Newton introduced--
S.F. No. 198: A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring the payout of earned paid time off at separation from employment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181.171, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Newton introduced--
S.F. No. 199: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to extend the Northstar commuter rail line from Big Lake to St. Cloud; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Simonson, Lourey, and Newton introduced--
S.F. No. 200: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Minneapolis to Duluth high-speed passenger rail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hall; Anderson, B. ; Jensen; Osmek; and Little introduced--
S.F. No. 201: A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring a two-thirds vote to impose an interim ordinance; requiring a public hearing after ten-day notice before imposing an interim ordinance relating to housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 462.355, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senators Wiklund, Rest, and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 202: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mall of America light rail transit station improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 203: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for asset preservation at the veterans home in Hastings; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Latz, Hoffman, and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 204: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for the community education revenue program; increasing the minimum population guarantee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.20, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senators Wiger and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 205: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the homestead valuation exclusion for disabled veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 34.
Referred to the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.
Senator Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 206: A bill for an act relating to mass transit; appropriating money for the Red Rock Corridor transitway demonstration project.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 207: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; appropriating money for Minneapolis Sculpture Garden renovation expenses.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 208: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; prohibiting incentives for specified methods of collection or recycling; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 115A.94, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 209: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the Cromwell Wright Area Fire District as a special taxing district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 275.066.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Senjem, Pappas, Ingebrigtsen, Dahms, and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 210: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; modifying previous appropriations; establishing new programs and modifying existing programs; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.6905, by adding a subdivision; 13.7411, by adding a subdivision; 16A.967; 85.34, subdivision 1; 115E.042; 160.18, by adding a subdivision; 162.145, subdivision 3; 174.52, subdivision 2; 219.015; 299A.55; 446A.072; 446A.073; 446A.081, subdivision 9; 446A.12, subdivision 1; 462A.37, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2012, chapter 293, section 7, subdivision 3; Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, sections 7, subdivision 15; 17, subdivisions 6, 12; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 10, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 219; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 123A.446.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Clausen, Dziedzic, and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 211: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a state educational service award for certain volunteers; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Laine introduced--
S.F. No. 212: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the dependent care credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.067, subdivisions 1, 2, 2b, 3; 290.0674, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.067, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 213: A bill for an act relating to the city of Wayzata; tax increment financing; extending the five-year rule for Tax Increment Financing District 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Osmek and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 214: A bill for an act relating to energy; renaming and repurposing the renewable development account; terminating certain solar energy incentives; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16B.323; 116C.779, subdivision 1; 116C.7792; 216C.41, subdivisions 2, 5a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 116C.779, subdivision 3; 174.187; 216C.411; 216C.412; 216C.413; 216C.414; 216C.415; 216C.416.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senators Ruud, Ingebrigtsen, Bakk, Tomassoni, and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 215: A bill for an act relating to tourism; appropriating money for Explore Minnesota Tourism.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 216: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain claims against estates provisions under medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.15, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 217: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for marked I-35W and marked I-494 interchange improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Dahms, Weber, Lang, Westrom, and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 218: A bill for an act relating to transportation; prohibiting road authorities from establishing certain requirements and permits that govern mowing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 160.232.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Marty, Eken, Bakk, Torres Ray, and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 219: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and auditor general for the Minnesota Health Plan; requesting a 1332 waiver; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62W.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Carlson, Dziedzic, Hawj, Dibble, and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 220: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and auditor general for the Minnesota Health Plan; requesting a 1332 waiver; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62W.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Pappas, Tomassoni, Isaacson, Clausen, and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 221: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and auditor general for the Minnesota Health Plan; requesting a 1332 waiver; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62W.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Hoffman and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 222: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and auditor general for the Minnesota Health Plan; requesting a 1332 waiver; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62W.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Laine, Simonson, Champion, and Newton introduced--
S.F. No. 223: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and auditor general for the Minnesota Health Plan; requesting a 1332 waiver; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62W.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Cohen, Dziedzic, Pappas, and Klein introduced--
S.F. No. 224: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, by adding a section; providing for gender equality under the law.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 225: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the uses of revenues from the Hermantown local option sales tax; amending Laws 1996, chapter 471, article 2, section 29, subdivision 1, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 226: A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying time of day for work for high school students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181A.04, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 227: A bill for an act relating to watercraft; exempting certain watercraft used for trapping from licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 86B.301, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 228: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Proctor to impose an additional one-half percent sales and use tax; providing for local approval of certain laws and validating certain actions of the city; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 4, section 18, subdivision 1, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 229: A resolution relating to ratification of the proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution; memorializing Congress to remove the deadline for ratification of the amendment by the states.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Clausen and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 230: A bill for an act relating to contracts; regulating automatic renewal clauses in consumer contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325G.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senator Newton introduced--
S.F. No. 231: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for highway-rail grade crossing separation in Coon Rapids.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Fischbach, Newman, and Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 232: A bill for an act relating to transportation; designating a segment of marked Trunk Highway 23 in the city and town of Paynesville as Medal of Honor recipient Kenneth L. Olson Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 233: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; extending availability of grant money for removing and preventing aquatic invasive species; amending Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 3, section 3, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senators Simonson, Tomassoni, Eken, Frentz, and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 234: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; appropriating money to the broadband grant program.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Westrom, Tomassoni, Jasinski, Koran, and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 235: A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating the manufacture, sale, and use of fireworks; dedicating a portion of revenues from the sale of certain fireworks for public safety purposes; providing for a new account in the state treasury; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297A.94; 624.20, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 88.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Lang and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 236: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rural Finance Authority; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Jensen; Rest; Anderson, P. ; Gazelka; and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 237: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a vendor allowance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 289A.20, subdivision 4; 297A.77, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297A.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 238: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for construction of Prospectors ATV Trail system.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni, and Simonson introduced--
S.F. No. 239: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a safe harbor on Lake Superior at Two Harbors; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni, and Simonson introduced--
S.F. No. 240: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Arrowhead Regional Health and Wellness Center in Hermantown; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 241: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a wastewater collection and treatment facility in Silver Creek Township; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 242: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Koochiching County-Voyageurs National Park clean water project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 243: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Black Beach campground in Silver Bay; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni, and Simonson introduced--
S.F. No. 244: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Falls International Airport.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Lang, Frentz, Dahms, and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 245: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring an agreement with the city of Fairfax to operate Fort Ridgely State Park Golf Course.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Carlson and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 246: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting school bus stops in right-turn lanes except under specified conditions; requiring use of prewarning amber signals, flashing red signals, and stop-signal arms when stopping in right-turn lanes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.443, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.