State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
12:00 Noon
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 Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 1895: A bill for an act relating to public safety; eliminating stays of adjudication and stays of imposition in criminal sexual conduct cases; requiring sex offenders to serve lifetime conditional release or probation; establishing intensive probation for certain sex offenders; increasing penalties for child pornography offenses; creating mandatory minimum sentences; directing the Sentencing Guidelines Commission to modify the sex offender grid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 244.195, subdivision 1; 253D.22; 401.01, subdivision 2; 609.095; 609.135, subdivision 1; 609.2231, subdivision 3a; 609.342, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.343, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.344, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.345, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.3451, subdivision 3; 609.3455, subdivisions 7, 8, by adding subdivisions; 617.246, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 617.247, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 609.342, subdivision 3; 609.343, subdivision 3; 609.344, subdivision 3; 609.345, subdivision 3; 609.3455, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 1896: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; authorizing tax increment districts in the city of Newport.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Little introduced--
S.F. No. 1897: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying allocation of motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.815, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Pratt and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1898: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for the Minnesota Center for the Book programming.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1899: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing an equity and diversity grant for Independent School District, No. 283, St. Louis Park; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1900: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating consumer fraud; modifying remedies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 325F.69, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1901: A bill for an act relating to employment; exempting minor league baseball players from minimum wage and overtime requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 177.23, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Klein, Koran, and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 1902: A bill for an act relating to health care; permitting drugs used for weight loss to be covered under the medical assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13d.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1903: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying the special paper products vehicle permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.864, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Hoffman, Abeler, Relph, and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 1904: A bill for an act relating to children; appropriating money for child protection education for American Indian families.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler, Hoffman, Relph, and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 1905: A bill for an act relating to children; creating the Office of the Ombudsperson for American Indian Families; modifying provisions related to the American Indian community-specific board; transferring money; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 257.0755, subdivision 1; 257.076, subdivisions 3, 5; 257.0768, subdivisions 1, 6; 257.0769; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Goggin introduced--
S.F. No. 1906: A bill for an act relating to energy; creating a process to address certain noise complaints resulting from wind energy siting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 216F.01, by adding subdivisions; 216F.02; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216F.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senator Goggin introduced--
S.F. No. 1907: A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying and extending the assessment for technical assistance under the energy conservation improvement program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.241, subdivision 1d.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senator Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 1908: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance requirements and payment rates for nonemergency medical transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0625, subdivisions 17, 17b, 18d, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Newton introduced--
S.F. No. 1909: A bill for an act relating to veterans affairs; appropriating money to fund a grant to Equine Innovations for its veteran horsepower program to provide equine therapy to veterans suffering from trauma and PTSD.
Referred to the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.
Senator Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 1910: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying journeyworker wage rate determination; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 178.044, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1911: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing volunteer emergency responders to use flashing warning lights in certain instances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169.58, subdivision 2; 169.59, subdivision 4; 169.64, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1912: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing an annual appropriation for the small cities assistance account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 162.145, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1913: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the definition of agricultural purposes for class 2 properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1914: A bill for an act relating to state government; allowing spending estimates in budget forecast to include inflation adjustments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.103, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1915: A bill for an act relating to public safety; setting minimum salary amount for State Patrol trainees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 299D.03, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Osmek and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1916: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; repealing certain solid waste requirements in the metropolitan area and directing development of recommendations for replacement requirements; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.848.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1917: A bill for an act relating to elections; clarifying an authorization related to "I VOTED" stickers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 211B.11, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Chamberlain and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1918: A bill for an act relating to political subdivisions; authorizing the creation of fire protection special taxing districts; authorizing property tax levies and issuance of bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 275.066; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299O.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Little introduced--
S.F. No. 1919: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying the greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116J.431, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 4, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Sparks and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1920: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a satellite federally qualified health care center in Austin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 1921: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the commissioner of transportation to report to the legislature on the intersection of Highway 55 and Wilkin County Road 19.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1922: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a study of family work support programs; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1923: A bill for an act relating to legacy funding; requiring a disparities impact report for new and existing programs.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1924: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the East Phillips Neighborhood Institute; requiring reports.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1925: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the commissioner of transportation to develop a performance, stewardship, and sustainability plan for the trunk highway system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.03, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1926: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring a review and assessment concerning the Department of Transportation.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Newman, Kiffmeyer, and Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 1927: A bill for an act relating to construction licensing; modifying registration of unlicensed individuals performing electrical work; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 326B.33, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1928: A bill for an act relating to health; removing the commissioner of health's authority to add qualifying medical conditions or delivery forms of medical cannabis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 152.22, subdivisions 6, 14; 152.27, subdivision 2; repealing Laws 2014, chapter 311, section 20, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Cohen and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1929: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for software to locate and learn about art in Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Eichorn, and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1930: A bill for an act relating to mining; modifying safety measures at abandoned mines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 180.03, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 180.10.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Dibble and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 1931: A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring commissioner of health to award a grant to study low retention rates for advanced practice registered nurses in primary care practice; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1932: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; requiring voter approval for the greater Minnesota transportation sales and use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.993, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Mathews introduced--
S.F. No. 1933: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a wastewater treatment facility for Clear Lake and Clearwater; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1934: A bill for an act relating to transportation; specifying control over access to a frontage road that is tied to a highway access; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 160.18, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler, Clausen, and Draheim introduced--
S.F. No. 1935: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing student loan forgiveness to certain pilots and aircraft technicians; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 1936: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to study the feasibility of a reconstructed interchange in the city of Elk River.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1937: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; appropriating money for the labor standards and apprenticeship division.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1938: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money to Bridges to Healthcare's job training programs.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1939: A bill for an act relating to Mississippi River Parkway Commission; modifying commission member terms; modifying the commission expiration date; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 161.1419, subdivisions 2, 8; 161.20, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1940: A bill for an act relating to taxation; solid waste management; requiring a rebate of the solid waste management tax for materials removed from the waste stream for recycling, composting, or reuse; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297H.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1941: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for career and technical programs; expanding incentives for students in programs leading to certificates; authorizing the commissioner to determine qualifying certificates; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.4531, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b; Laws 2016, chapter 189, article 25, section 61; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.4531, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Housley and Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 1942: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; authorizing a retroactive approval of interfund loan.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1943: A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting appointment to the Central Iron Range Sanitary Sewer Board of members of the governing bodies of participating municipalities; amending Laws 2009, chapter 122, section 3, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senator Cwodzinski introduced--
S.F. No. 1944: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for rail grade crossings in Eden Prairie; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1945: A bill for an act relating to retirement; lowering the service pension level for the Brook Park volunteer firefighters under the voluntary statewide volunteer firefighter retirement plan administered by the Public Employees Retirement Association.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1946: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring drinking water lead-testing in schools and licensed child care centers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1947: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for grants.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance.
Senators Rosen and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1948: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding definition of shared time pupils; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.01, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Marty, Clausen, and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1949: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration; requiring reports.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 1950: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the town of Appleton to upgrade a roadway to facilitate commerce and improve safety; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Dahms, Lang, and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 1951: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reinstating valuation reductions for conservation easements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.117.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rosen, Ingebrigtsen, and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1952: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring waiver of certain limitations on water appropriations for municipal drinking water supply; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103G.285, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 1953: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying administrative law procedures for certain child care providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 245A.08, subdivisions 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Chamberlain, Jensen, Ruud, Mathews, and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 1954: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; providing requirements related to the sale of goods or services by a political committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 10A.27, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Weber, Eken, and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1955: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for county fairs.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 1956: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; adjusting distribution levies for the Iron Range fiscal disparities program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 276A.06, subdivisions 3, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Eichorn, Ingebrigtsen, and Mathews introduced--
S.F. No. 1957: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting first aid or CPR training requirements for bear-hunting guides; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.431.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Abeler, Hoffman, Kiffmeyer, and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1958: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a study on use of acupuncture for pain relief to reduce opioid prescriptions; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1959: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Community of African People with Disabilities.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1960: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for peer-run respite services.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler, Limmer, Chamberlain, Isaacson, and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1961: A bill for an act relating to education; creating the Student Data Privacy Act; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.319, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1962: A bill for an act relating to legislative salaries; creating a standing appropriation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15A.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1963: A bill for an act relating to health insurance; regulating coverages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62A.04, subdivision 1; 62A.21, subdivision 2a; 62A.65, subdivisions 2, 5, by adding a subdivision; 62D.105, subdivisions 1, 2; 62E.04, subdivision 11; 62E.05, subdivision 1; 62E.06, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.18, subdivision 7; Laws 2017, chapter 2, article 2, section 13; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.