State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 13, 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 Anderson, B. ; Newman; and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2018: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing the Metropolitan Council and counties to contract for use of railroad or mass transit right-of-way; regulating civil liability; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Anderson, B. ; Newman; and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2019: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing the Metropolitan Council and counties to contract for use of railroad or mass transit right-of-way; regulating civil liability; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Housley, Utke, Champion, Simonson, and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2020: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to the Neighborhood Development Center.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Goggin introduced--
S.F. No. 2021: A bill for an act relating to state government; allowing employees to opt out of state-paid insurance and benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 43A.24, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Dziedzic and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2022: A bill for an act relating to higher education; changing program parameters for the child care grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 136A.125, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2023: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to provide grants for the purchase and distribution of prescription drug deactivation and disposal products; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2024: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for construction materials for the Second Harvest Heartland distribution facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2025: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing process to rename certain water bodies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 83A.05, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2026: A bill for an act relating to data practices; modifying the definition of electronic access data to exclude government employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.15, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 2027: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for Social Security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.091, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Utke, Latz, Abeler, Isaacson, and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2028: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring parity between mental health benefits and other medical benefits; defining mental health and substance use disorder; requiring health plan transparency; requiring accountability from the commissioners of health and commerce; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62Q.01, by adding subdivisions; 62Q.47.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senator Little introduced--
S.F. No. 2029: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; amending registration tax and operation in managed lanes for certain electric vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 160.93, by adding a subdivision; 168.013, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision; 169.011, subdivision 26a, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Dziedzic and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2030: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for loans to small businesses run by East African women.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2031: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2032: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying landfill cleanup program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 115B.41, subdivisions 1, 2; 115B.42, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2033: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating defamation actions; providing for requests for corrections or clarifications; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 553A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 2034: A bill for an act relating to health care; creating a demonstration project to allow county-based purchasing plans to sell health plans in the individual and small group markets; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2035: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for statewide parent-to-parent programs for families with a child with special health care needs.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 2036: A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing speed limits in Hastings; establishing a moratorium; requiring a legislative report.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2037: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; prohibiting access by a government entity to electronic communication held by a service provider or other third party unless certain procedures are followed; providing certain limits on data retention; providing remedies; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2038: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; protecting applicant's and employee's personal usernames and passwords from access by employers; providing for civil enforcement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2039: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for purchases used in providing transportation and public transit services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297A.70, by adding a subdivision; 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 297B.03.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2040: A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for labeling of certain nonwoven disposable products; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2041: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting charter schools renting property from private individuals from property tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 272.02, subdivision 42.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Miller and Goggin introduced--
S.F. No. 2042: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing representation requirements for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities search advisory committees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 136F.40, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2043: A bill for an act relating to aeronautics; providing for registration of unmanned aircraft; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 360.013, by adding subdivisions; 360.55, by adding a subdivision; 360.62.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 2044: A bill for an act relating to construction licensing; modifying employment requirements for unlicensed individuals and journeyman electricians; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 326B.33, subdivisions 2, 12.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Anderson, P. ; Eichorn; and Draheim introduced--
S.F. No. 2045: A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating workforce development scholarships; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2046: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for Dakota and Ojibwe Indian language, education, and immersion programs and Why Treaties Matter Exhibit.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 2047: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for entrepreneurial development; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2048: 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.
Senators Simonson, Champion, Schoen, and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2049: A bill for an act relating to employment; limiting reliance on criminal history for employment purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 181.53; 181.981, subdivision 1; 364.02, subdivisions 4, 6; 364.03; 364.04; 364.05; 364.06, subdivision 2; 364.07.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2050: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for grants to prevent opioid overdoses in Minnesota's American Indian communities.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Relph introduced--
S.F. No. 2051: A bill for an act relating to child care; modifying access to education data; appropriating money for the at-home infant child care program; modifying welfare system terminology and definition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.32, by adding a subdivision; 13.46, subdivisions 1, 2; 13.84, subdivision 5; 626.556, subdivision 10j; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.468.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2052: A bill for an act relating to redistricting; establishing a redistricting commission; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 2.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 2053: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; authorizing the city of Excelsior to impose a local sales and use tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 2054: A bill for an act relating to energy; exempting certain cooperative electric associations and municipal utilities from participation in the state energy conservation program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.241, subdivisions 1b, 1c, 2, 5, 5d, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 2055: A bill for an act relating to energy; amending the prohibition on new sources of fossil-fuel generated electricity to include only those sources constructed in Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216H.03, subdivisions 3, 4, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2056: A bill for an act relating to the city of Moorhead; extending the five-year rule for a tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2057: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating funds to Community Priority One for job training, job referrals, and housing assistance.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2058: A bill for an act relating to construction codes; modifying compliance with elevator codes for fourth-class cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 326B.188.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Marty, Eken, and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2059: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for organic agriculture transition grants.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2060: A bill for an act relating to state government; prohibiting members and employees of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and the Minnesota Ballpark Authority from giving gifts to certain officials; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 10A.071, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2061: A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; modifying apportionment of occupation taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 298.17.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 2062: A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing MinnesotaCare; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256.98, subdivision 1; 256B.021, subdivision 4; 270A.03, subdivision 5; 270B.14, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.461, subdivision 26; 16A.724, subdivisions 3, 4; 62A.046, subdivision 5; 256L.01, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 3a, 5, 6, 7; 256L.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 6; 256L.03, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 3a, 3b, 4, 4a, 5, 6; 256L.04, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1c, 2, 7, 7a, 7b, 10, 12, 13, 14; 256L.05, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 2a, 3, 3a, 4, 6; 256L.06, subdivision 3; 256L.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 256L.09, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7; 256L.10; 256L.11, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, 3, 4, 7; 256L.12; 256L.121; 256L.15, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 2; 256L.18.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2063: A bill for an act relating to economic development; capital improvements; creating a state research and development authority; establishing a research and development fund; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116W.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Draheim, Goggin, and Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 2064: A bill for an act relating to construction codes; modifying accessibility requirements for public buildings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 326B.106, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Relph introduced--
S.F. No. 2065: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring a noise barrier on a segment of marked Trunk Highway 15 in St. Cloud.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Miller, Abeler, Lourey, and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2066: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for direct support services; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Miller, Abeler, Lourey, Pappas, and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2067: A bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying a labor agreement for individual providers of direct support services.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2068: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing a deadline for entering certain voter registration application data into the statewide voter registration system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 201.121, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2069: A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying the manner of compensation for examiner and deputy examiner of titles in Sherburne County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 508.12, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2070: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an external fixed costs payment rate exemption for a facility in Olmsted County; providing an exception to maximum charges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256R.53, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2071: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing jurisdictions to adopt ranked-choice voting; establishing procedures for adoption, implementation, and use of ranked-choice voting; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 205.13, subdivision 2; 206.83; 206.89, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 206; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204E.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2072: A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing town electors to authorize financial assistance to a school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 365.10, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2073: A bill for an act relating to property tax refunds; modifying the schedules for the homestead credit state refund and the property tax refund for renters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290A.04, subdivisions 2, 2a, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dziedzic and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2074: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for railroad and pipeline transportation incident preparedness, information availability, training, coordination, and inspections; modifying assessments; providing for data practices; making technical changes; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.6905, by adding a subdivision; 115E.042, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 219.015; 299A.55; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 219.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 2075: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for job skills training for recently released inmates.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Franzen, Senjem, Lourey, Housley, and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2076: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for advanced care planning on end-of-life care choices.
Referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-term Care Policy.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2077: A bill for an act relating to state government; transferring the duties of the Minnesota Historical Preservation Office to the Department of Administration; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 138.081.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2078: A bill for an act relating to commerce; appropriating money to the Department of Commerce for insurance regulation.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2079: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying blaze orange hunting requirements to allow blaze pink; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.071.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Wiklund and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2080: A bill for an act relating to child care; appropriating money for a pilot program creating two women-run cooperative child care businesses in low-income urban areas; requiring reports.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Wiklund, Lourey, Housley, and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2081: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to design and implement a program to support adoptive, foster, and kinship families; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256N.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2082: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring oversight and training of family child care licensors; requiring the commissioner to develop a training curriculum; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 245A.16, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Relph and Mathews introduced--
S.F. No. 2083: A bill for an act relating to community development; establishing a central Minnesota opportunity grant program; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Mathews introduced--
S.F. No. 2084: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for an industrial park development in Sherburne County.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Pappas, Dziedzic, Dibble, and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2085: A bill for an act relating to State Board of Investment; mandating a report on the impact of climate change on the fossil fuel investments currently held by the State Board of Investment.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Jensen and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2086: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional residential crisis stabilization services clinic in Chaska; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2087: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to award dental services grants; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2088: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of St. Paul to issue a temporary on-sale intoxicating liquor license on the grounds of the State Capitol on the day of the Twin Cities Marathon; amending Laws 1999, chapter 202, section 13, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senator Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2089: A bill for an act relating to education; state government; modifying Department of Education data auditing procedures; providing for rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 127A.41, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Nelson, Jasinski, and Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 2090: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for sustainable child care in rural Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Lang, Ingebrigtsen, and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2091: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; exempting certain emergency vehicles from motor vehicle size, weight, and load restrictions; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169.80, subdivision 1; 169.829, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Draheim introduced--
S.F. No. 2092: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for biennial notice and referendum on whether a municipality may use public utility license, permit, rights, or franchise fees to raise revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.36.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senator Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 2093: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for grants for freight railroad preservation and improvement; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 222.50, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Nelson and Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 2094: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for special education activities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 125A.76, subdivisions 1, 2a, 2c; 125A.79, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 125A.75, subdivision 7; 125A.76, subdivision 2b.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senators Nelson, Koran, and Jasinski introduced--
S.F. No. 2095: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing school district referendum equalization aid; increasing school district debt service equalization aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 123B.53, subdivision 4; 126C.17, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.