State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 2, 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 Housley, Schoen, Chamberlain, Wiger, and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 500: A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying alternative procedure for absentee voting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 203B.081, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Housley, Ingebrigtsen, Sparks, and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 501: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing certain holders of an on-sale license to provide catering service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.404, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 502: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; allowing a subtraction and establishing a refundable credit for certain contributions for higher education expenses; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Eichorn, Lourey, Benson, Utke, and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 503: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing aid for out-of-home placement costs of children under the Indian Child Welfare Act; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Clausen, Cwodzinski, Nelson, Pratt, and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 504: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the Board of Teaching to adopt standards for an endorsement enabling licensed high school teachers to provide dual enrollment instruction at a high school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 122A.09, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Clausen, Kent, Franzen, and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 505: A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating the calculation of state grant amounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 136A.101, subdivision 5a; 136A.121, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 506: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing use of spear guns to take fish; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 86B.601, subdivision 4; 97A.475, subdivisions 6, 7; 97C.301, subdivision 3; 97C.371, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97C.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 507: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for reimbursement of costs associated with beaver damage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 97B.655, subdivision 2; 97B.665, subdivision 2; 97B.667, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senator Mathews introduced--
S.F. No. 508: A bill for an act relating to energy; eliminating the size limitation on hydropower sources that may satisfy the renewable energy standard; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.1691, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senator Mathews introduced--
S.F. No. 509: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reimbursing taxing jurisdictions in Mille Lacs County for lost revenue.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hayden, Torres Ray, Pappas, and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 510: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Family Partnership.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 511: A bill for an act relating to state government; repealing the state auditor enterprise fund; providing funding for the Office of the State Auditor from the general fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 6.481, subdivision 6; 6.56, subdivision 2; 6.581, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 6.581, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 512: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater collection and treatment facilities in Oronoco; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 513: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing law enforcement memorial special license plates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 514: A bill for an act relating to elections; making changes to provisions related to the administration of elections; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 123B.09, subdivision 5b; 204B.09, subdivision 3; 204B.13, subdivision 1; 204B.16, subdivision 1a; 204C.32, subdivision 2; 204C.33, subdivision 3; 205.07, subdivision 1; 205A.05, subdivision 2; 208.04, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 515: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for a study of the measurement of controlled substance level of persons stopped or arrested for driving while impaired.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 516: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing requirements for staff at residential programs to make food purchases using resident EBT cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 245A.11, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 517: A bill for an act relating to education; amending the definition of public employee to include replacement employees who are employed for more than 60 days as a replacement teacher or faculty member; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 179A.03, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Utke, Hayden, Eaton, and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 518: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the White Earth Band of Ojibwe child welfare services.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen, Hayden, Lourey, and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 519: A bill for an act relating to human services; exempting intergovernmental transfers and supplemental payments from hospital surcharge; repealing a mandatory intergovernmental transfer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256.9657, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.19, subdivision 1c.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 520: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the second phase of the improvements and expansion of the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 521: A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing the city of North Mankato to impose a local food and beverage tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 522: A bill for an act relating to retirement; correctional state employees retirement; including additional Department of Human Services employees in plan coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 352.91, subdivision 3f.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Anderson, P. ; Chamberlain; and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 523: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing for a maximum rate of 7.85 percent on active trade or business income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.06, subdivisions 2c, 2d; 290.0675, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 524: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a refundable credit for attaining a master's degree in teacher's licensure field; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 525: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the farm advocates program.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 526: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to address Palmer amaranth and other invasive noxious weeds.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance.
Senators Kiffmeyer, Benson, Eaton, and Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 527: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying the nurse practices act; clarifying licensure requirements for advanced practice registered nurses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 148.171, subdivision 7b, by adding a subdivision; 148.211, subdivisions 1a, 1c, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 148.211, subdivision 1b; 148.243, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 528: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for a more open and transparent budgeting process; establishing a budget committee; requiring reporting of budget forecasts and documents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16A.10; 16A.103; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 529: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for Internet service machinery and equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 530: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the commissioner of transportation to report to the legislature on use of tolling.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Gazelka, Benson, Fischbach, Pappas, and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 531: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying duties of the director of child sex trafficking prevention; transferring certain forfeited money from the commissioner of public safety to the commissioner of health; appropriating money for shelter, services, and other activities for sexually exploited youth and youth at risk of sexual exploitation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 145.4716, subdivision 2; 609.5315, subdivision 5c.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Latz, Clausen, Hoffman, Dibble, and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 532: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; requiring notice of automatic renewal cancellation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 533: A bill for an act relating to public contracts; making the public body liable for unpaid costs when there is no performance or payment bond; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 574.26, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 534: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to support certain student support services programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 535: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing funding for a voluntary school social worker aid program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 536: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing pharmacists to provide a drug refill without a prescription; requiring insurance coverage; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q; 151.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler, Hoffman, Benson, Hayden, and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 537: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; creating a state Board of Occupational Therapy Practice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 148.6402, subdivision 4; 148.6405; 148.6408, subdivision 2; 148.6410, subdivision 2; 148.6412, subdivision 2; 148.6415; 148.6418, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 148.6420, subdivisions 1, 3, 5; 148.6423; 148.6425, subdivisions 2, 3; 148.6428; 148.6443, subdivisions 5, 6, 7, 8; 148.6445, subdivisions 1, 10; 148.6448; 214.01, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 148.6402, subdivision 2; 148.6450.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Miller and Simonson introduced--
S.F. No. 538: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the terms for reciprocity with Wisconsin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.081.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Kent, Housley, Cohen, Dibble, and Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 539: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money from the arts and cultural heritage fund for restoration and programming for the Miller Barn in Woodbury.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Lang, Sparks, Chamberlain, Rest, and Draheim introduced--
S.F. No. 540: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; conforming to federal section 179 allowances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0131, subdivision 10, as amended; 290.0133, subdivision 12, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Simonson, Bakk, and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 541: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of Glensheen, the historic Congdon estate in Duluth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 542: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater sewer improvements in Clearbrook; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 543: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying the purposes for which the existing state appropriation bond authorization for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System may be used; authorizing additional state appropriation bonding for the final phase of the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System project; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.967, subdivisions 7, 8, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pappas, Rosen, and Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 544: A bill for an act relating to economic development; revising contents of a required cost-of-living study; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116J.013.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Rosen and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 545: A bill for an act relating to retirement; making administrative changes to the Minnesota State Retirement System, Teachers Retirement Association, Public Employees Retirement Association, and St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association; clarifying refund repayment procedures; modifying executive director credentials; clarifying service requirements; revising appeal procedures; modifying service credit purchase procedures; establishing new procedures for disability applications due to private disability insurance requirements; clarifying disability benefit payment provisions; modifying annual benefit limitations for federal tax code compliance; authorizing use of IRS correction procedures; clarifying benefit offsets for certain refund payments; clarifying police and fire plan coverage for certain Hennepin Healthcare System supervisors; modifying various economic actuarial assumptions; adopting recommendations of the Volunteer Firefighter Relief Association Working Group; increasing relief association lump-sum service pension maximums; lowering certain vesting requirements for Eden Prairie Volunteer Firefighters Relief Association; adopting definition of the Hometown Heroes Act related to public safety officer death benefits; allowing service credit purchase and Rule of 90-eligibility for certain Minnesota Department of Transportation employees; authorizing MnSCU employees to elect retroactive and prospective TRA coverage; authorizing MnSCU employee to transfer past service from IRAP to PERA; increasing maximum employer contribution to a supplemental laborers pension fund; authorizing certain additional sources of retirement plan funding; making technical and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3A.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 16A.14, subdivision 2a; 352.03, subdivisions 5, 6; 352.113, subdivision 2; 352.23; 352B.11, subdivision 4; 352D.05, subdivision 4; 353.01, subdivisions 16, 43; 353.012; 353.0162; 353.32, subdivisions 1, 4; 353.34, subdivision 2; 353.64, subdivision 10; 353G.02, subdivision 6; 354.05, by adding a subdivision; 354.06, subdivisions 2, 2a; 354.095; 354.44, subdivision 9; 354.46, subdivision 6; 354.48, subdivision 1; 354.52, subdivision 4; 354A.011, subdivision 29; 354A.093, subdivisions 4, 6; 354A.095; 354A.096; 354A.35, subdivision 2; 354A.38; 356.215, subdivision 8; 356.24, subdivision 1; 356.50, subdivision 2; 356.551, subdivision 2; 356.635, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 356.96, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; 423A.02, subdivision 3; 424A.01, by adding subdivisions; 424A.015, by adding a subdivision; 424A.02, subdivision 3; 424B.20, subdivision 4; 490.124, subdivision 12; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 356; 424A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 352.04, subdivision 11; 353.0161; 353.34, subdivision 6; 354A.12, subdivisions 2c, 3c; 354A.31, subdivision 3; 356.47, subdivision 1; 356.611, subdivisions 3, 3a, 4, 5; 356.96, subdivisions 14, 15; 424A.02, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 546: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for lifesaver grants.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 547: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for reconstruction of marked Trunk Highway 14; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 548: A bill for an act relating to taxation; allowing the city of New Ulm to extend local excise and sales and use taxes; modifying the use of revenues from the taxes; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 4, section 17, subdivisions 3, 5, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 549: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for innovative business development public infrastructure grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Westrom, Dahms, Dziedzic, Tomassoni, and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 550: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from environment and natural resources trust fund; modifying requirements for receipt of fund money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 116P.05, subdivision 2; 116P.17, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senators Pratt, Hall, Hayden, Osmek, and Klein introduced--
S.F. No. 551: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional medical examiner's facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Chamberlain and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 552: A bill for an act relating to education; regulating disposition of schoolhouses and sites following schoolhouse closings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 123B.51, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Torres Ray and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 553: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; extending a tax increment financing district in the city of Richfield.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Anderson, P. ; Dziedzic; Bakk; and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 554: A bill for an act relating to taxation; gross revenues and gross receipts; exempting certain supplemental payments from gross revenues that are subject to the provider tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 295.53, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Latz and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 555: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for street and highway intersection improvements in the city of Golden Valley; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dahms, Pratt, and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 556: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; motor vehicles' dedicating the rental motor vehicles tax to the corridors of commerce program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.94.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Senjem, Dibble, Wiklund, and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 557: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing the unlocking opportunities grant program; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256K.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Cwodzinski, Tomassoni, Clausen, Sparks, and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 558: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing appropriations for school readiness programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.16, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senators Klein and Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 559: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of Broderick Boulevard in Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hayden and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 560: A bill for an act relating to human services; forecasting the basic sliding fee child care assistance program; modifying child care assistance provider reimbursement rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 119B.011, subdivision 19b; 119B.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 119B.03, subdivision 9; 119B.05, subdivisions 1, 5; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.09, subdivision 4a; 119B.13, subdivision 1; 256.017, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 119B.011, subdivision 20a; 119B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 6b, 8; 119B.09, subdivision 3; Minnesota Rules, parts 3400.0020, subpart 8; 3400.0030; 3400.0060, subparts 2, 4, 6, 6a, 7; 3400.0140, subpart 10; 3400.0183, subpart 1.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Osmek, Senjem, Hoffman, Sparks, and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 561: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; providing for collocation of small wireless facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 237.162, subdivisions 2, 3, 9, by adding subdivisions; 237.163, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senator Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 562: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain provisions governing autism early intensive intervention benefit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0949.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Koran, Benson, Eaton, Hayden, and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 563: A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying certain reimbursement provisions for direct injectable drugs for certain conditions under medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13e.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Rosen, Senjem, Lourey, Jensen, and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 564: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a grant program for mental health innovation; establishing the mental health innovation account in the special revenue fund; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 246.18, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 565: A bill for an act relating to legacy; providing for maximum appropriations from legacy funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 85.53, by adding a subdivision; 97A.056, by adding a subdivision; 114D.50, by adding a subdivision; 129D.17, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 566: A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money to maintain dedicated funding website.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 567: A bill for an act relating to public safety; traffic regulations; establishing speed limit on marked Interstate Highway 35E in St. Paul at 55 miles per hour; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 568: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a reduced class rate for congressionally chartered veterans organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 25.
Referred to the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.
Senators Klein and Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 569: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for realignment of Argenta Trail in Inver Grove Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 570: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain Postsecondary Enrollment Options Act provisions; amending the graduation incentives program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 124D.09, subdivisions 3, 9, 10b, 12, by adding a subdivision; 124D.68, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 571: A bill for an act relating to court surcharges; removing surcharge on vehicle parking violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 357.021, subdivisions 6, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 572: A bill for an act relating to transportation; crediting surcharge on vehicle parking violations to highway user tax distribution fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 357.021, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 573: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; prohibiting use of money from parks and trails fund to acquire property by eminent domain; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 85.53, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 574: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing schools to maintain a supply of asthma inhalers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 575: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing property to qualify for agricultural homestead classification under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.124, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 576: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; dedicating a portion of aid to cities for housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 477A.011, by adding a subdivision; 477A.013, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 577: A bill for an act relating to public safety; aiding victims of economic crimes; providing public outreach initiatives; authorizing an identity theft passport; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 299A.681, subdivisions 3, 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Draheim, Eken, Utke, Simonson, and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 578: A bill for an act relating to construction codes; modifying the definition of townhouse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 326B.103, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 579: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; prohibiting mandatory fire sprinkler installation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 299F.01, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Miller, Gazelka, Rosen, Housley, and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 580: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing uniformity for employment mandates on private employers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Koran, Newman, Chamberlain, Lang, and Draheim introduced--
S.F. No. 581: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; prohibiting use of public funds to promote or defeat a ballot question; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 5; 10A.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 582: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing base year formula aid to a newly incorporated city.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Eken, and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 583: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; modifying definitions; adjusting city revenue need and certified aid adjustments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 477A.011, subdivisions 34, 45; 477A.013, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, and Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 584: A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying facilities eligible for staging and permitting at innovative energy project sites; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.1694, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senator Laine introduced--
S.F. No. 585: A bill for an act relating to housing; prohibiting landlords from charging a prospective tenant more than the actual cost of a tenant screening service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 504B.173, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 586: A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying authority for political subdivisions to impose and collect local lodging taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 469.190, subdivisions 1, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dahms, Pratt, and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 587: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a school district to renew an annual food service management contract up to three additional times; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 123B.52, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Dahms, Frentz, Weber, and Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 588: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation in Area II of the Minnesota River Basin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Clausen and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 589: A bill for an act relating to transportation; designating the bridge over U.S. Highway 52 in the city of Coates as Corporal Benjamin S. Kopp Bridge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 590: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a railroad quiet zone in Rosemount; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Lang and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 591: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying the 2015 appropriation for local roads in Willmar related to the Willmar Wye project; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 10, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 592: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making the county auditor-treasurer appointive in Pine County.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senators Nelson, Franzen, Rosen, Fischbach, and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 593: A bill for an act relating to health care coverage; modifying prior authorization requirements for prescription drug coverage; requiring prescription drug benefit transparency and disclosure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62M.07; 256B.69, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler and Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 594: A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the commissioner of human services to establish a health care delivery pilot program created by or including North Memorial Health Care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0758.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Rosen, Frentz, Benson, Lourey, and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 595: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing interactive video for targeted case management; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256B.0621, subdivision 10; 256B.0625, subdivision 20, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0924, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Marty, Senjem, Cohen, Pappas, and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 596: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Como Zoo; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Marty, Cohen, Pappas, Hawj, and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 597: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Como Park Zoo and Conservatory.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Goggin and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 598: A bill for an act relating to taxation; due dates for tax imposed on rural vacant land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 279.01, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Goggin, Miller, and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 599: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the cities of Goodview and Minnesota City to construct railroad crossing quiet zones; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Johnson and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 600: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; city of Oslo; penalty forgiveness; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 601: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; removing prohibition on considering reasonableness of metropolitan system plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.857, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senators Hayden; Utke; Anderson, P. ; Housley; and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 602: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant for the YWCA of Minneapolis.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 603: A bill for an act relating to public employment; clarifying limits on severance pay to highly compensated public employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 43A.17, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Limmer, Kiffmeyer, and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 604: A bill for an act relating to data practices; clarifying the classification of convention center data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.55, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 605: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring monthly reports related to the employee gainsharing system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.90.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Franzen and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 606: A bill for an act relating to health insurance; requiring coverage under health plans for acupuncture services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Carlson and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 607: A bill for an act relating to elections; permitting individuals who are at least 16 years of age to preregister to vote; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 201.054, subdivisions 1, 2; 201.061, by adding a subdivision; 201.071, subdivision 1; 201.091, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 608: A bill for an act relating to corrections; establishing guidelines for the use of administrative and disciplinary segregation in state correctional institutions; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 243.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Dahms, Fischbach, Newton, Weber, and Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 609: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing additional school employees to participate in Southwest Minnesota State University's special education teacher education program; extending an appropriation; amending Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 25, section 62, subdivision 17.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 610: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying and extending the dairy research, teaching, and consumer education authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 32C.02, subdivision 2; 32C.06.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy.
Senators Fischbach, Westrom, Koran, Utke, and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 611: A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing transportation finance; proposing a constitutional amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIV, to allocate state tax revenue related to motor vehicle repair or maintenance exclusively to fund roads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.94.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.