State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, March 15, 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.
Senators Dziedzic and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2113: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for certain items covered by health plans and for certain durable medical equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297A.67, subdivisions 7, 7a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Weber, Ingebrigtsen, and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2114: A bill for an act relating to environment; appropriating money for county feedlot program.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senator Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 2115: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire retirement plan; clarifying plan coverage for certain Hennepin Healthcare System supervisors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 353.64, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Isaacson and Schoen introduced--
S.F. No. 2116: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to North Memorial Hospital for the family practice residency program.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2117: A bill for an act relating to uniform acts; voidable transactions; modifying definition of transfer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 513.41.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Hoffman, Schoen, Dziedzic, Frentz, and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2118: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for home visiting services for pregnant and parenting teens.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2119: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying various standards governing school buses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169.011, subdivision 34; 169.449, subdivision 1; 171.02, subdivision 2b.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2120: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; requiring compliance with certain accessibility standards; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Goggin introduced--
S.F. No. 2121: A bill for an act relating to environment; extending ban on open air swine basins; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116.0714.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2122: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying compensatory education revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.10, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2123: A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying school conference and activities leave to include an employee's grandchild; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181.9412, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Utke and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2124: A bill for an act relating to taxation; refund and sharing agreements; modifying certain payments to counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 270C.19, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 2125: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a priority for audits of the Department of Human Services by the legislative auditor; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 3.972, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 2126: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring improved oversight of MNsure, medical assistance, and MinnesotaCare eligibility determinations; establishing a special revenue account for savings; requiring savings to be used for long-term care provider rate increases; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Housley and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2127: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying unrequested leave of absence provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 122A.40, subdivision 10; 122A.41, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 122A.40, subdivision 11; 122A.41, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2128: A bill for an act relating to education; state government; repealing authority for the Perpich Center for Arts Education to operate the Crosswinds school; directing the commissioner of administration to sell the Crosswinds school facility; providing the proceeds of the Crosswinds school sale be paid as direct aid to the Teachers Retirement Association and the St. Paul Teachers' Retirement Fund Association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.10, subdivision 2d; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 129C.10, subdivision 5a; 129C.30.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Nelson, Chamberlain, and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2129: A bill for an act relating to education; state government; repealing authority for the Perpich Center for Arts Education to operate the Crosswinds school; directing the commissioner of administration to sell the Crosswinds school facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.10, subdivision 2d; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 129C.10, subdivision 5a; 129C.30.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2130: A bill for an act relating to education finance; early childhood education; modifying early learning programs' eligibility to accept scholarships; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.165, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2131: 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.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2132: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring postsecondary educational institutions to provide certain information to pregnant students and student parents; establishing a state grant program to fund activities and services to support pregnant students and student parents at postsecondary educational institutions; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 135A; 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2133: A bill for an act relating to education finance; exempting the costs of transporting homeless students and students in shelter care facilities from the annual special education aid limit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 123B.92, subdivision 1; 125A.76, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2134: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; modifying the priorities for the admission of committed patients to treatment facilities; removing the 48-hour requirement for admission of patients from jail or a correctional institution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 253B.10, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Newman and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 2135: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; amending determination of a single axle for certain motor vehicle weight limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.822, subdivisions 3, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2136: A bill for an act relating to local government; appropriating money to Wadena County for human services expenditures.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Koran, Carlson, Ruud, and Cwodzinski introduced--
S.F. No. 2137: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Midwest Art Conservation Center.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Relph introduced--
S.F. No. 2138: 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.
Senators Anderson, B. ; Lang; Goggin, and Relph introduced--
S.F. No. 2139: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Fort Snelling Memorial Chapel.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Eaton, Franzen, Torres Ray, Pappas, and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2140: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the American Indian and Indigenous Peoples Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2141: A bill for an act relating to family law; modifying parenting presumptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 518.17, subdivision 1; 518.175, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 2142: A bill for an act relating to higher education; repealing the Regent Candidate Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 137.0246, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 137.0245.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2143: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying requirements for certifying firearm instructors in the pistol permit law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 624.714, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 2144: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing loan forgiveness to individuals teaching in agricultural education; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 2145: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing agricultural classification of land converted from agricultural use for environmental purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rosen and Jasinski introduced--
S.F. No. 2146: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money to complete Waseca County Veterans Memorial.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Johnson, Westrom, Simonson, and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2147: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for systemwide academic and student experience investments on University of Minnesota campuses; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eaton, Dibble, and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2148: A bill for an act relating to human services; developing specialized opioid addiction treatment programs; modifying the wholesale drug distributor tax; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 254B.03, by adding a subdivision; 295.50, by adding a subdivision; 295.52, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Jasinski and Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 2149: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; authorizing motor vehicle dealers to charge a documentary or document administration fee in certain instances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 53C.01, subdivision 2; 168.27, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.