State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 23, 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 Draheim, Jensen, Frentz, Eken, and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1324: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the large animal veterinarian loan forgiveness program.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen, Miller, Dziedzic, Pappas, and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1325: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a University of Minnesota health sciences education facility at the Twin Cities campus; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Weber and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1326: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; creating an exemption for certain materials used in construction of certain aquaculture facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Utke, Miller, Dziedzic, Goggin, and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1327: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; establishing a new markets tax credit program; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297I.20, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116X.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Clausen, Carlson, and Klein introduced--
S.F. No. 1328: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for railroad crossing safety improvements for the Mississippi River Regional Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Champion, Schoen, Hayden, and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1329: A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting wage theft; modifying payment of wages; increasing civil and criminal penalties; allowing for administrative review; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 177.27, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 177.30; 177.32, subdivision 1; 181.03, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 181.032; 181.101.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Johnson, Sparks, Westrom, Eken, and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1330: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 1331: A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating the use of certain appropriations by the state auditor for litigation expenses; regulating the schedule of charges for calendar year 2017.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 1332: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing school options and advancement revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1333: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for an ATV trail connection; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 1334: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Public Safety and Emergency Operations Center for Pennington County.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Benson and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1335: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain hospital rate and reimbursement provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256.9686, subdivision 8; 256.969, subdivisions 1, 2b, 3a, 3c, 4b, 8, 8c, 9, 12; 256B.75.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Dziedzic, Tomassoni, and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1336: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for nonmotorized state trail rehabilitation and maintenance.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senators Lang and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1337: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to children's mental health collaboratives; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Johnson, Pratt, Clausen, and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1338: A bill for an act relating to education; special education teacher licensing; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Draheim, Kent, and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1339: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; expanding the trespass crime to include trespassing on a school bus; imposing a criminal penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.605, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen, Lourey, and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1340: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions governing measures to assess the quality of health care services offered by health care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62U.02; 256B.072.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler, Hayden, Lourey, and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1341: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing mental health practitioners to provide telemedicine services; eliminating the medical assistance limit on telemedicine encounters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62A.671, subdivision 6; 256B.0625, subdivision 3b.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1342: A bill for an act relating to tax-increment financing; modifying the Ford Site Redevelopment District.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1343: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating franchises; prohibiting disclaimers of violations; regulating renewals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 80C.13, subdivision 2; 80C.14, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 80C.17, subdivision 5; 80C.21.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Utke, Dahms, and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1344: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating insurance fraud; modifying certain penalties and notices; defining a term; clarifying the authority of the Commerce Fraud Bureau to apply for or execute search warrants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.82, subdivision 17; 45.0135, subdivision 9; 60A.27, subdivision 1; 65B.84, by adding a subdivision; 626.05, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Utke, Dahms, and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1345: A bill for an act relating to insurance; limiting certain remedies of uninsured motorists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 65B.51, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Hall, Relph, Torres Ray, and Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 1346: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying academic standards; establishing child sexual abuse prevention programs; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 120B.021, subdivision 1; 120B.22, subdivision 2; 120B.23, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1347: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the process for electing members of the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota; providing for recommendations by congressional district legislative delegation; providing for weighted election of certain candidates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 137.0245, subdivisions 1, 4; 137.0246, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senators Hoffman, Relph, Klein, and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 1348: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying the quality rating and improvement system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.142.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Housley, Koran, Ruud, and Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 1349: A bill for an act relating to clean water; appropriating money for phosphorous reduction in Lake St. Croix.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Goggin; Newton; Anderson, B. ; Hoffman; and Anderson, P. introduced--
S.F. No. 1350: A bill for an act relating to apprenticeships; appropriating money for a grant to Helmets to Hard Hats.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Goggin introduced--
S.F. No. 1351: A bill for an act relating to water; prohibiting recording of restoration or replacement orders under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103G.2372, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Goggin introduced--
S.F. No. 1352: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Rosen, Clausen, Schoen, and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1353: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing requirements for the practice of telemedicine; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1354: A bill for an act relating to local government; amending provisions relating to police and firefighters' civil service commissions and employees of police and fire departments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 420.03; 420.04; 420.16.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senators Hayden, Torres Ray, and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1355: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Pioneer and Soldiers Cemetery restoration; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Wiklund and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1356: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for The Works Museum; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senators Dibble, Nelson, Draheim, Limmer, and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1357: A bill for an act relating to animals; prohibiting the knowing euthanasia of pet or companion animals with nonanesthetic gas at certain facilities; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 343.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy.
Senators Eichorn, Johnson, Sparks, Westrom, and Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 1358: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for funding of municipal roads; amending allocation and distribution of certain funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16A.152, by adding a subdivision; 97A.055, subdivision 2; 162.145, subdivision 3; 168.301, subdivision 3; 297A.815, subdivision 3; 297A.94; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 162.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Goggin introduced--
S.F. No. 1359: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional event and conference center in Wabasha, for a riverfront revitalization project in Wabasha, and for an expansion of the National Eagle Center in Wabasha; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni, and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1360: A bill for an act relating to clean water; appropriating money for Voyageurs National Park clean water projects.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Housley and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1361: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing recall elections for school board members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 123B.09, subdivisions 3, 5b; 351.14, subdivisions 3, 5, by adding a subdivision; 351.15; 351.16, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 351.18; 351.19, subdivision 4; 351.20; 351.21; 351.22, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Housley and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1362: A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the use of school district bond proceeds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 126C.10, subdivision 15; 126C.40, by adding a subdivision; 126C.55, subdivision 1; 475.58, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1363: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; modifying the dislocated worker program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116L.17, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Kent, Housley, Frentz, Schoen, and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1364: A bill for an act relating to public safety; extending pilot project for electronic monitoring as a condition for pretrial release; amending Laws 2014, chapter 263, section 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Kent, Housley, Pappas, and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 1365: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an interchange project at signed Interstate Highways 94, 494, and 694; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1366: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to establish a program allowing secondary school teachers to earn graduate credits required to teach concurrent enrollment courses; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1367: A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the nonresident tuition rate for certain court-placed students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 125A.11, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Pratt and Draheim introduced--
S.F. No. 1368: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the definition of agricultural purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Klein and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 1369: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for children's school-linked mental health grants.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Ruud, Ingebrigtsen, Sparks, Eichorn, and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1370: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying requirements for importing minnows; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 97A.015, subdivision 29; 97C.211, subdivision 2a; 97C.515, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97C.515, subdivisions 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Anderson, P. introduced--
S.F. No. 1371: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying provisions related to remedial postsecondary enrollment options courses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.09, subdivisions 9, 12.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1372: A bill for an act relating to health; making statutory changes for the study on long-term care services and supports; appropriating money for gap analysis in long-term care services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144A.351; Laws 2013, chapter 108, article 15, section 2, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-term Care Policy.
Senator Laine introduced--
S.F. No. 1373: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a subtraction for Social Security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0131, by adding a subdivision; 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.091, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Eichorn, Ingebrigtsen, and Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 1374: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying enforcement and penalty provisions; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 97A.201, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 97A.301, subdivision 1; 97A.338; 97A.420, subdivision 1; 97A.421, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1375: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association; clarifying certain membership exclusions; clarifying the definition of salary for certain leaves of absence; eliminating an unnecessary board duty; clarifying certain refund provisions; clarifying certain annuity application and annuity starting date provisions; clarifying and modifying privatized employee provisions; making other changes of an administrative nature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 353.01, subdivisions 2b, 10, 47; 353.03, subdivision 3; 353.29, subdivisions 4, 7; 353.35, subdivision 1; 353.37, subdivision 1; 353F.02, subdivision 5a; 353F.04, subdivision 2; 353F.05; 353F.057; 353F.06; 353F.07; 356.32, subdivision 2; 356.47, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353F.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1376: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Retirement System administrative provisions; clarifying coverage for employees of the Perpich Center for Arts Education; clarifying coverage eligibility for University of Minnesota part-time and temporary employees; modifying certain disability and disability application deadline provisions; clarifying unclassified program transfer to general plan provisions; making other administrative changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 352.01, subdivisions 2a, 2b; 352.113, subdivisions 4, 14; 352D.02, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1377: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for certain trunk highway projects in Hennepin County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1378: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for certain highway projects in Hennepin County.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Simonson introduced--
S.F. No. 1379: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying special authority for the Seaway Port Authority of Duluth; amending Laws 2009, chapter 88, article 5, section 17, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Simonson introduced--
S.F. No. 1380: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Lake Superior Zoo.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Simonson and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1381: A bill for an act relating to mining; modifying responsibilities for mining promotion in the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 93.001; 93.0015, subdivisions 1, 2; 93.15, subdivisions 1, 2; 93.16; 93.2235, subdivision 1; 93.2236; 93.285, subdivisions 2, 3; 93.44.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Eichorn, Bakk, Utke, Ruud, and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1382: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; providing for modifications to payments in lieu of taxes for natural resource land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 477A.12, subdivision 1; Laws 2001, First Special Session chapter 5, article 3, section 86.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1383: A bill for an act relating to the city of Rochester; modifying the use of tax increment for a district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rosen and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1384: A bill for an act relating to retirement; volunteer firefighter relief associations; implementing the recommendations of the state auditor's volunteer firefighter working group; updating audit requirements; updating corporate stock requirements; modifying the definition of municipality; providing the option to include emergency medical response volunteers in plan coverage; making various technical corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 69.051, subdivision 1; 356A.06, subdivision 7; 424A.001, subdivisions 2, 3, 10, by adding a subdivision; 424A.002, subdivision 1; 424A.01, subdivisions 1, 5, 6; 424A.015, subdivision 1; 424A.016, subdivision 2; 424A.02, subdivisions 1, 3a, 7; 424A.04, subdivision 1; 424A.07; 424A.091, subdivision 3; 424A.094, subdivision 3; 424A.10, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Relph and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1385: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for a grant for legal representation of children in need of protection or services or in foster care.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Relph and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1386: A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; informing children under 14 years of age of the right to counsel; requiring that waivers of counsel be in writing by the child; requiring notice to counsel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 260C.163, subdivisions 3, 10; 260C.607, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Marty, Eken, Clausen, Cwodzinski, and Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 1387: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring the implementation of a statewide education and outreach program to protect vulnerable adults, seniors, and caregivers from financial exploitation; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1388: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of the wastewater treatment facility in Windom; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Weber, Westrom, Ingebrigtsen, Senjem, and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1389: A bill for an act relating to housing; authorizing the creation of housing trust funds by local governments; authorizing counties and cities to impose a surcharge on document recording fees for deposit into a housing trust fund; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 357.18, by adding a subdivision; 357.182, subdivision 2; 508.82, by adding a subdivision; 508A.82, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 462C.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance.
Senators Housley, Rosen, Benson, and Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 1390: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting trapping without written permission on certain private lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.001, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Cwodzinski and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1391: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Dziedzic, Latz, and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 1392: A bill for an act relating to taxation; Tax Court; modifying the prohibition on representation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 271.18.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Laine introduced--
S.F. No. 1393: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; expanding the Data Practices Act and Open Meeting Law to include the legislative branch; classifying data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3C.05, subdivision 1; 13.02, subdivisions 7a, 16; 13D.01, subdivisions 4, 6, by adding a subdivision; 13D.02, by adding a subdivision; 13D.04, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.055.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Bakk, Eichorn, and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1394: A bill for an act relating to Iron Range resources and rehabilitation; modifying duties of the commissioner; creating a Legislative-Citizen Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 116J.424; 298.001, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision; 298.22, subdivisions 1, 1a, 5a, 6, 10, 11, by adding subdivisions; 298.2211, subdivisions 3, 6; 298.223; 298.227; 298.28, subdivisions 7, 7a, 9c, 9d, 11; 298.292, subdivision 2; 298.296; 298.2961; 298.297; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 298.22, subdivision 8; 298.2213; 298.298.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Westrom, Johnson, Dahms, Eken, and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1395: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing aid to counties and watershed districts to assume jurisdiction for implementation and enforcement of the buffer law; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103F.48, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senators Senjem and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1396: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying restrictions on land transfer or division; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 272.162.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1397: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a program to promote educational stability for students in foster care; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senators Osmek, Johnson, Kent, and Little introduced--
S.F. No. 1398: A bill for an act relating to public safety; permitting secure electronic storage of certain records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 168.33, subdivision 2; 171.061, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler, Osmek, Newton, and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1399: A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying the business hours of county license bureaus; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 373.38.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senators Abeler and Little introduced--
S.F. No. 1400: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; reallocating prior appropriations for metropolitan parks.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senator Laine introduced--
S.F. No. 1401: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying unclaimed property requirements; modifying the commissioner's duties; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 345.42, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Ruud, Pappas, and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1402: A bill for an act relating to commerce; authorizing and regulating fantasy sports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 541.20; 541.21; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.