State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 9, 2017
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The bills listed on today's introduction calendar are given their first reading and referred as indicated.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1964: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the use of remaining service life in pavement management processes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 174.185, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1965: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; modifying the small business investment credit to include a credit for qualifying investments in pediatric medical device businesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 116J.8737, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 9; 290.0692, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1966: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring rulemaking to allow mechanical control of hybrid and narrow-leaved cattail without an aquatic plant management permit.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1967: A bill for an act relating to local government financing; expanding the authority to issue capital notes, certificates of indebtedness, and certain general obligation revenue bonds; permitting issuance of street reconstruction bonds by majority vote; modifying publication requirements; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 366.095, subdivision 1; 383B.117, subdivision 2; 410.32; 412.301; 469.034, subdivision 2; 469.101, subdivision 1; 475.58, subdivision 3b; 475.60, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiger and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1968: A bill for an act relating to water; establishing Human Right to Water Act; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Anderson, B. ; Lang; Senjem; Hayden; and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1969: A resolution expressing concern over persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned, forced organ harvesting from nonconsenting prisoners of conscience, primarily from Falun Gong practitioners imprisoned for their spiritual beliefs, and members of other religious and ethnic minority groups in the People's Republic of China.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Little introduced--
S.F. No. 1970: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for a public awareness campaign promoting adoption.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 1971: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to renovate the GROW-IT Center.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance.
Senators Nelson, Senjem, and Simonson introduced--
S.F. No. 1972: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Clean Energy Economy Profile.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Anderson, B. and Relph introduced--
S.F. No. 1973: A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of certain claims; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1974: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting conversion therapy with children or vulnerable adults; prohibiting medical assistance coverage for conversion therapy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 214.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Marty and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1975: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the Forever Green Agriculture Initiative at the University of Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance.
Senators Marty, Carlson, and Laine introduced--
S.F. No. 1976: A bill for an act relating to ethics in government; requiring conference committee and budget negotiations to be open to the public; closing a loophole in disclosure of economic interests of public officials to include disclosure of certain independent contracting and consulting; prohibiting former legislators, constitutional officers, and agency heads from lobbying for seven years after leaving office; requiring additional disclosure of lobbying and lobbyist contributions; requiring certain reports of lobbying activity; requiring disclosures of campaign contributions from lobbyists, principals, and political committees; modifying definition of expressly advocating; providing for disclosure of electioneering communications; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3.055, subdivision 1; 10A.01, subdivisions 5, 16a; 10A.04, subdivisions 4, 6; 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.20, subdivisions 3, 5; 10A.244; 10A.25, subdivision 3a; 10A.27, subdivision 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1977: A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; expanding the definition of domestic corporations to include certain foreign corporations incorporated in tax havens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.01, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 290.17, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1978: A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing a State Bank of Minnesota; authorizing beginning farmer loans; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.27, subdivisions 1, 3, 5; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 48B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.27, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Kent and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1979: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the qualifications of the board of the Perpich Center for Arts Education; modifying the qualifications of certain employees; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 129C.10, subdivisions 1, 3b, 4.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Kent and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1980: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for student-user data privacy; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1981: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying reporting requirements for drivers involved in certain types of collisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.09, subdivisions 5, 8, 9, 13, 14; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.09, subdivisions 7, 14a, 17.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1982: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the treatment of private institutions in the case of an adjudication of fraud or misrepresentation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 136A.685.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 1983: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting certain 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations from sales and use tax on purchases and fund-raising; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.70, subdivisions 4, 14.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Cohen, Hawj, Pappas, Marty, and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1984: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an environmental learning center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Utke and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1985: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating insurance adjusters; modifying the definition of adjuster; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 72B.03, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senator Little introduced--
S.F. No. 1986: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying the pipeline dual-training programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 175.45.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Anderson, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 1987: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; specifying waste management methods for certain types of waste; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Relph, Lourey, and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 1988: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying child care assistance provider rate differential for Parent Aware; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 119B.13, subdivision 3b.
Referred to the Committee on Human Service Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Relph and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 1989: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money to study the feasibility of expanding or reconstructing marked Interstate Highway 94 between the cities of St. Michael and St. Cloud.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Nelson and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1990: A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing a statewide quitline service to help Minnesotans quit using tobacco products; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Laine introduced--
S.F. No. 1991: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring commissioner of health to adopt specific rules relating to the incidence of cancer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.672, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Laine introduced--
S.F. No. 1992: A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money for aquatic invasive species work.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Laine introduced--
S.F. No. 1993: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for aquatic invasive species grants; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84D.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senators Klein, Marty, Rest, Wiklund, and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1994: A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing minor consent for HPV vaccinations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.3441.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Relph and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1995: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant for small business development centers.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Nelson, Rosen, Cohen, Hawj, and Anderson, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 1996: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Medal of Honor commemorative memorial.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 1997: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; providing for a regional American Indian and communities of color worker reintegration and stabilization initiative; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1998: A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; increasing the authorized local lodging tax rate; amending Laws 1986, chapter 462, section 31, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Cohen and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1999: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the RiverCentre Parking Ramp; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Draheim, Isaacson, Miller, Goggin, and Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2000: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a nonprofit infrastructure, workforce development, and partnerships program.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2001: A resolution expressing support for the continuation of, and urging the Congress of the United States to take immediate action to permanently reauthorize the Perkins Loan Program in its entirety and original form.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2002: A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing the use of certain handheld portable x-ray systems in facilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Marty, Laine, Klein, and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2003: A bill for an act relating to health; providing coverage for certain nutritional supplements for persons with liver or pancreas diseases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0625, subdivision 32; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Wiklund, Dziedzic, and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2004: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; allowing individual and corporate credits for employer-provided child care; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiklund, Simonson, Dziedzic, and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2005: A bill for an act relating to employer-provided child care; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Wiklund, Simonson, Hoffman, and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2006: A bill for an act relating to child care; requiring reports; appropriating money for child care business training.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2007: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the at-home infant child care program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 119B.035, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 2008: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying price marking requirements for retail merchandise; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 325F.53, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2009: A bill for an act relating to information technology; requiring MN.IT to accomplish certain performance outcomes; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16E.0466.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Gazelka, Bakk, Tomassoni, and Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 2010: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing two lines for angling to take fish with second-line endorsement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97C.315, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2011: A bill for an act relating to health; creating an exception to the prohibition of tobacco products in public schools when used in an experiment or demonstration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.4165.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2012: A bill for an act relating to employment; establishing a regional minimum wage; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 177.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2013: A bill for an act relating to health care; authorizing the Board of Medical Practice to issue a limited license to practice medicine in rural or underserved communities for international medical graduates; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Koran and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2014: A bill for an act relating to legacy; appropriating money for Minnesota State Council on Disability.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2015: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying tax rates and updating brackets to current amounts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.06, subdivisions 2c, 2d.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Little introduced--
S.F. No. 2016: A bill for an act relating to disabled veterans; providing grants through the Support Our Troops account for disability access home improvements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 190.19, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.
Senators Eaton, Klein, and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2017: A bill for an act relating to human services; limiting the use of pain assessments for purposes of determining provider payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.072.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.