State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 20, 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 Abeler and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2178: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying financial audit requirements for managed care plans and county-based purchasing plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.69, subdivision 9e.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Housley, Ruud, and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2179: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a refundable film production tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Klein introduced--
S.F. No. 2180: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the calculation of long-term facilities maintenance revenue; clarifying the allowed uses of long-term facilities maintenance revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 123B.595, subdivisions 1, 10.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senators Latz, Dziedzic, and Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 2181: A bill for an act relating to human rights; requiring certain notices in building inspection reports; establishing requirements for disability discrimination claims related to architectural barriers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 326B.16, by adding a subdivision; 363A.331, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Hawj, Champion, Franzen, and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2182: A bill for an act relating to education; creating the Increase Teachers of Color Act; seeking to double the number of teachers of color and American Indian teachers in Minnesota from four percent to eight percent while ensuring that by 2020, at least 20 percent of candidates in pathways to becoming a teacher are of color or American Indian; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 120B.11, subdivisions 2, 3; 122A.09, subdivisions 4, 4a; 122A.18, subdivision 2; 122A.414, subdivision 2; 122A.70; 124D.09, subdivision 10; 136A.1791; Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 3, article 2, section 70, subdivision 12, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2183: A resolution urging the United States Congress to permanently repeal trade, financial, and travel restrictions to Cuba.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Carlson and Laine introduced--
S.F. No. 2184: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; modifying definition of expressly advocating; providing for disclosure of electioneering communications; amending prorating method for contributions or use of general treasury money; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 10A.01, subdivision 16a; 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.20, subdivision 3; 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 Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2185: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; prohibiting transfer of a principal campaign committee registration to another candidate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 10A.105, subdivision 1; 10A.14, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senator Relph introduced--
S.F. No. 2186: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing tax credits to encourage charitable contributions; establishing an endow Minnesota program; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0131, by adding a subdivision; 290.0133, by adding a subdivision; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 297I.20, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Utke and Anderson, P. introduced--
S.F. No. 2187: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a grant to Enterprise Minnesota, Inc.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2188: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing requirements governing colocation of light rail transit and freight rail operations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.3994, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2189: A bill for an act relating to permanent school fund; transferring administration of school trust lands; establishing the school trust management account; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16A.125, subdivision 5; 84.027, subdivision 18; 84.085, subdivision 1; 92.01; 92.02; 92.025; 92.12, subdivision 1; 92.121; 92.13; 93.0015, subdivisions 1, 2; 93.05, subdivision 3; 93.055; 93.2236; 94.16, subdivision 3; 127A.30, subdivision 1; 127A.351; 127A.353, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 92.83; 127A.352.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2190: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the library construction grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Housley, Tomassoni, and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2191: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring the Minnesota State High School League to adopt policies relating to youth hockey; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 128C.01, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2192: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; regulating locksmiths and locksmith services; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 330A.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2193: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the taxation of electric generation and distribution equipment and machinery; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 216B.1621, subdivision 2; 216B.164, subdivision 2a; 272.02, subdivision 10; 273.11, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 273; 477A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 272.02, subdivisions 29, 33, 44, 45, 47, 52, 54, 55, 56, 68, 70, 71, 84, 89, 92, 93, 96, 99; 272.0211.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2194: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for an energy sector jobs initiative.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Pratt and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2195: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tobacco; providing definitions and a tax rate for vapor products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297F.01, subdivision 19, by adding subdivisions; 297F.05, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiklund, Wiger, and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2196: A bill for an act relating to higher education; increasing teacher education and compensation helps (TEACH) scholarship and education incentives amount; appropriating money for TEACH program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 136A.128, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2197: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing targeted domestic violence prevention programming; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Utke, Eichorn, and Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 2198: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a grant program for online access to music education for children and students in rural Minnesota; appropriating money; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 2199: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Glacial Lakes Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eaton, Marty, Dibble, and Laine introduced--
S.F. No. 2200: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing the engraving on a statue of an historic figure.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Senjem, Ingebrigtsen, Johnson, Mathews, and Simonson introduced--
S.F. No. 2201: 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 Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2202: A bill for an act relating to transportation; increasing fines for certain traffic violations around school buses; requiring violator to attend driver improvement clinic; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 169.444, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Torres Ray, Carlson, Pappas, Eaton, and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2203: A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying requirements related to the certification of the names of candidates for president and vice president of the United States; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.607, by adding a subdivision; 207A.13, subdivision 2; 208.03.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Eaton, Laine, and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2204: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; imposing restrictions on permits to mine sulfide ore bodies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 93.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 2205: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying reimbursement rates for intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities and home and community-based services providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.5012, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 14.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Housley and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2206: A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting discrimination against a public employee for reporting certain information or refusing to perform certain actions; imposing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 181.932, subdivision 1; 181.935.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Wiklund, Kent, Hoffman, and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2207: A bill for an act relating to education; requesting an evaluation of the impact of testing on local resources at school districts and charter schools.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Wiklund, Hoffman, Kent, Wiger, and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2208: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing nationally normed exams to replace the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Wiklund, Hoffman, Kent, Clausen, and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2209: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing training for educators to interpret assessment data; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senators Hawj and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2210: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for a grant to St. Paul to develop patrol stewards.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Carlson, Lourey, and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2211: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying minimum solvency requirements for health insurers and fraternals to conform to the accreditation standards of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 60A.52, subdivision 1; 64B.42, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Isaacson, Hawj, Wiger, and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2212: A bill for an act relating to education finance; conveying the Crosswinds school from the Perpich Center for Arts Education to Independent School District No. 625, St. Paul; clarifying funding during the transition year; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 129C.10, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 129C.10, subdivision 5a; 129C.30.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2213: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for corridors of commerce program selection.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2214: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing funding and related policy changes for the Office of Higher Education, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, the University of Minnesota, and other related programs; modifying state grant program calculation parameters; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 135A.031, subdivision 7; 135A.15, subdivision 1a; 136A.101, subdivision 5a; 136A.1275; 136A.685; Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 1, section 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 298.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.