State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 22, 2018
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 Rest, Dziedzic, Franzen, and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2529: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; providing for federal conformity to the Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act and certain other provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31; 290A.03, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Klein introduced--
S.F. No. 2530: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding eligibility for continued health insurance coverage for public safety employees disabled or killed in the line of duty to include correctional officers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 299A.42; 299A.465, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2531: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying tax increment financing authority for the city of Champlin.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2532: A bill for an act relating to health care coverage; extending the premium subsidy program through 2018; appropriating money; amending Laws 2017, chapter 2, article 1, sections 2; 5, as amended; 7, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Gazelka, Senjem, and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2533: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the CentraCare Health System - Long Prairie Wellbeing Center.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Anderson, P.; Draheim; and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2534: A bill for an act relating to higher education; imposing a sexual harassment reporting requirement on the University of Minnesota; requesting that the legislative auditor review sexual harassment policies at the University of Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 135A.15, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senators Lourey and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2535: A bill for an act relating to taxation; insurance; clarifying that for-profit health maintenance organizations must pay the two-percent premium revenue tax; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256B.69, subdivision 5i; 295.58; 297I.05, subdivisions 1, 5; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 297I.05, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2536: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area Citizens Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 85.0146, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2537: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the definition of teacher; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 122A.26, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2538: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring paid orientation or professional development for special education paraprofessionals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 125A.08.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Abeler, Hoffman, and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2539: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating an exception to certain personal care assistant requirements; establishing supplemental personal care assistance provider agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0659, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2540: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing funding for the Children's Discovery Museum of Grand Rapids; appropriating money; amending Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 5, article 2, section 57, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2541: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to the Tioga Recreation Area in Cohasset; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2542: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for sewer and water system improvements in the city of Deer River; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Utke and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2543: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Heartland Trail extension from Itasca State Park to Park Rapids; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni, Clausen, Isaacson, and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2544: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for educational programming and academic support in northeastern Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Utke, Benson, Kent, and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2545: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying requirements for intensive residential treatment services provider entities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0622, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Kiffmeyer and Anderson, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 2546: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for dredging Lake Orono in Elk River; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Kiffmeyer; Newman; Jasinski; Anderson, B.; and Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 2547: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring corridors of commerce funds be split equally between the metropolitan area and outside of the metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.088, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Weber and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2548: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a dental clinic at the Pipestone County Medical Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2549: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending by ten years the agricultural fertilizer research and education fee, the Minnesota Agricultural Fertilizer Research and Education Council, the Minnesota agricultural fertilizer research and education program, and the agricultural fertilizer research and education account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 18C.425, subdivision 6; 18C.80, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 18C.70, subdivision 5; 18C.71, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2550: A bill for an act relating to agricultural data; classifying agricultural research data maintained by the University of Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13.643, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy.
Senator Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 2551: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rural Finance Authority; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Housley, Senjem, Weber, and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2552: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing board-approved referendum authority; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.17, subdivision 9a.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Jasinski introduced--
S.F. No. 2553: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a municipal building in the city of Medford; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Benson, Limmer, Hoffman, Abeler, and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2554: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring collection of information on the connection between pornography and sex trafficking; expanding the authorized penalty assessment to include additional crimes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 299A.785, subdivision 1; 609.3241.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Goggin, Draheim, Lang, Jasinski, and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 2555: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for mental health counseling to farm families and farm business operators.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Finance.
Senators Chamberlain, Limmer, and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2556: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; regulating retirement, health savings, and medical savings accounts; providing asset protection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 47.75, subdivision 1; 48.15, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Hayden, Senjem, Relph, and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2557: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying a prior appropriation and appropriating money for the Family Partnership facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 8, article 1, section 17, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Jasinski, Tomassoni, Sparks, Weber, and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2558: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2559: A bill for an act relating to port authorities; modifying membership of the Seaway Port Authority of Duluth; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 469.050, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2560: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to Bronco Ice Arena in International Falls; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2561: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring Department of Natural Resources to remove snow from forest roads in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 89.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Abeler, Lourey, Eaton, and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2562: A bill for an act relating to health care; creating a drug repository program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 151.55.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2563: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for expansion of Highway 10 in the city of Wadena; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Housley and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2564: A bill for an act relating to human services; recodifying elderly waiver language; making technical corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 144.0724, subdivision 11; 144G.05; 245A.11, subdivision 7a; 245D.02, subdivisions 3, 4b, 10; 256B.038; 256B.059, subdivision 1; 256B.0595, subdivision 1; 256B.06, subdivision 4; 256B.0659, subdivision 1; 256B.0711, subdivision 1; 256B.0913, subdivisions 4, 7, 8, 13, 14; 256B.0917, subdivision 1a; 256B.0918, subdivision 2; 256B.0919, subdivision 3; 256B.0922, subdivision 2; 256B.15, subdivision 4; 256B.439, subdivision 1; 256B.4912, subdivisions 1, 5, 7; 256B.69, subdivision 6b; 256B.765; 256B.85, subdivisions 2, 3, 6; 295.50, subdivision 9b; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 144.0724, subdivision 2; 144D.04, subdivision 2a; 245A.03, subdivision 7; 245A.04, subdivision 14; 245A.11, subdivisions 9, 10, 11; 245D.03, subdivision 1; 256B.051, subdivision 3; 256B.0911, subdivisions 1a, 3a; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256S; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0915, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 1d, 2, 3, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3f, 3g, 3i, 3j, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 256B.0915, subdivisions 1, 3a, 3e, 3h, 5, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17.
Referred to the Committee on Aging and Long-term Care Policy.
Senator Isaacson introduced--
S.F. No. 2565: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; adopting recommendations of the Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 268.035, subdivisions 4, 12; 268.044, subdivisions 2, 3; 268.047, subdivision 3; 268.051, subdivisions 2a, 3; 268.053, subdivision 1; 268.057, subdivision 5; 268.059; 268.066; 268.067; 268.069, subdivision 1; 268.085, subdivisions 3, 3a; 268.095, subdivision 6a; 268.105, subdivision 6; 268.145, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 268.035, subdivisions 15, 20; 268.046, subdivision 1; 268.07, subdivision 1; 268.085, subdivision 13a; 268.095, subdivision 6; 268.18, subdivisions 2b, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 268.053, subdivisions 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Chamberlain, Jensen, Housley, Eichorn, and Jasinski introduced--
S.F. No. 2566: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for tip income; modifying withholding requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 290.0132, by adding a subdivision; 290.92, subdivisions 1, 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Kiffmeyer, Draheim, Ruud, Jasinski, and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2567: A bill for an act relating to administrative rulemaking; requiring agencies to determine the impact of a proposed rule on the cost of residential construction or remodeling; requiring notice to the applicable legislative committees; permitting a legislative committee to require approval of a rule by law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Abeler and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2568: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring equal treatment of professional doctorate degrees and master's degrees at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2569: A bill for an act relating to farm wineries; repealing a requirement that farm wineries be on agricultural land; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.315, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2570: A bill for an act relating to real property; providing a statutory form for making declarations about certain restrictive covenants that are prohibited under state and federal law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 507.18, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2571: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Voyageurs National Park clean water project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2572: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Voyageur Country ATV Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2573: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Voyageur Country ATV Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2574: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission to evaluate governance changes; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2575: A bill for an act relating to education finance; directing the Legislative Permanent School Fund Commission to conduct a study on school district borrowing; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2576: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing equalization levels for school district referendum levies, local optional levies, and debt service levies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 123B.53, subdivision 5; 126C.10, subdivision 2e; 126C.17, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2577: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing grants for water conservation programming in Minnesota schools; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senators Anderson, P.; Limmer; Johnson; and Draheim introduced--
S.F. No. 2578: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying the schedules of controlled substances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 152.02, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 152.02, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Goggin, Ingebrigtsen, Dahms, Draheim, and Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2579: A bill for an act relating to environment; providing additional time for compliance with buffer law requirements; amending Laws 2015, First Special Session chapter 4, article 4, section 146, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Klein, Hall, Little, Clausen, and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2580: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional public safety facility in Dakota County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pratt, Klein, Housley, and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2581: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying licensing requirements for mortgage loan originators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 58A.07, subdivision 1; 58A.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Pratt, Koran, and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2582: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing crimes for interfering with point-of-sale terminals, gas pump dispensers, and automated teller machines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 609.87, by adding subdivisions; 609.891, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2583: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing the Willow River school district to use long-term facilities maintenance bond proceeds for other facility maintenance purposes.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2584: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Timberline Road improvements in Sturgeon Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2585: A bill for an act relating to health; adding security screening systems to ionizing radiation-producing equipment; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 144.121, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Klein, Little, and Cwodzinski introduced--
S.F. No. 2586: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the cigarette excise tax rate; requiring an annual inflation adjustment to the cigarette excise tax rate; increasing the premium cigar tax rate; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297F.05, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 297F.05, subdivisions 1, 3a, 4a; 297F.10, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Klein and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2587: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Robert Street Corridor reconstruction; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Klein and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2588: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for road construction to replace former highway frontage roads in Mendota and Mendota Heights; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Limmer, Housley, Sparks, and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2589: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating real estate brokers, salespersons, and appraisers; changing continuing education requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 45.30, subdivision 4; 45.306, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2590: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a visitor and community center in Crane Lake for the Voyageurs National Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and for nearby public boat facilities, playground, and campground; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2591: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for construction of a campground at the Babbitt Recreation Area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk, Simonson, and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2592: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a property tax exemption for certain property.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Marty and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2593: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating security freezes; prohibiting certain fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 13C.016, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Klein, Dziedzic, and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2594: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tobacco; reinstating the annual indexing requirement for the cigarette excise tax rate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 297F.05, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 297F.05, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Cohen, Cwodzinski, Laine, Simonson, and Klein introduced--
S.F. No. 2595: A resolution condemning white nationalist and neo-Nazi organizations and urging the President and Congress to recognize criminal elements of these groups as domestic terrorist organizations.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen, Klein, Franzen, and Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2596: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying payment for certain prescription medications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 151.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen, Klein, Franzen, and Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2597: A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing for the licensing of pharmacy benefit managers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 60A.23, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen, Klein, Franzen, Utke, and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2598: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting the use of incentives or disincentives for using certain pharmacies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 151.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen, Klein, Franzen, and Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2599: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting penalties to pharmacists for sharing certain information with individuals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 151.214, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Franzen, Rest, Miller, and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2600: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the state forecast include the rate of inflation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 16A.103, subdivisions 1a, 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Isaacson introduced--
S.F. No. 2601: A bill for an act relating to public safety; firearms; clarifying that a slide-fire stock for a semiautomatic firearm is a trigger activator; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.67, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Ruud and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2602: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying backflow rebuilder designations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 326B.437; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 326B.42, subdivision 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Simonson and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2603: A bill for an act relating to the city of Duluth; modifying its sales and use tax authority; amending Laws 1980, chapter 511, section 1, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2604: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; removing minimum interest rate for judgment or award for recovery of money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 549.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2605: A bill for an act relating to education; elections; requiring certain information to be available in the polling place for school district bond referendums; amending the ballot language required for school district bond referendums; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 126C.55, by adding a subdivision; 205A.07, subdivision 2; 475.58, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 475.59, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Newton, Hoffman, and Anderson, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 2606: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the homestead valuation exclusion for disabled veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 273.13, subdivision 34.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Newton and Cwodzinski introduced--
S.F. No. 2607: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; creating licensure for music therapists; imposing fees and civil penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148G.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Newton, Clausen, and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2608: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school districts to renew expiring referendums and capital project referendums by action of school board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 123B.63, by adding a subdivision; 126C.17, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2609: A bill for an act relating to human services; permitting the provision of limited personal care assistance services to individuals receiving acute care in a hospital or outpatient surgical center; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256B.0625, subdivision 19a; 256B.0651, subdivision 3; 256B.0659, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2610: A bill for an act relating to human services; directing commissioner of human services to seek waiver to allow limited developmental disability waiver services to be provided to waiver participants who are temporary inpatients of a hospital.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2611: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying the process for electing members of the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota; providing for recommendations by congressional district legislative delegation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 137.0245, subdivisions 1, 4; 137.0246, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senators Clausen, Jensen, and Anderson, P. introduced--
S.F. No. 2612: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the commissioner of the Office of Higher Education to conduct a performance measurement study; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senator Newton introduced--
S.F. No. 2613: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring rulemaking to modify requirements for journeyman sprinkler fitters.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Newton introduced--
S.F. No. 2614: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; directing commissioner of natural resources to amend rule.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senator Newton introduced--
S.F. No. 2615: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting state and local units of government and law enforcement agencies from acquiring military-grade weapons from the federal government's military surplus program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Newton, Hoffman, and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2616: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to construct additional lanes on a segment of U.S. Highway 10; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Newton, Hoffman, and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2617: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for U.S. Highway 10 expansion.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Newton, Hoffman, Simonson, and Anderson, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 2618: A bill for an act relating to veterans affairs; establishing a Minnesota honor guard account; authorizing gambling revenue to be used for honor guards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 297E.02, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.
Referred to the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.
Senators Bigham and Klein introduced--
S.F. No. 2619: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a storm water lift station to control storm water entering Seidl's Lake in South St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2620: A bill for an act relating to retirement; benefit and contribution changes for Minnesota statewide and major local public employee retirement plans; increasing contribution rates; reducing certain postretirement adjustment rates; modifying investment return assumptions; extending amortization target dates; reducing deferred annuities augmentation; requiring a study on postretirement adjustments; making administrative changes to the Minnesota State Retirement System, Teachers Retirement Association, Public Employees Retirement Association, and St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association; clarifying refund repayment procedures; modifying executive director credentials; clarifying service requirements; revising appeal procedures; modifying service credit purchase procedures; establishing new procedures for disability applications due to private disability insurance requirements; clarifying disability benefit payment provisions; modifying annual benefit limitations for federal tax code compliance; authorizing use of IRS correction procedures; clarifying benefit offsets for certain refund payments; clarifying police and fire plan coverage for certain Hennepin Healthcare System supervisors; modifying various economic actuarial assumptions; authorizing the transfer of assets and members from the voluntary statewide volunteer firefighter retirement plan to a volunteer firefighter relief association; adopting recommendations of the Volunteer Firefighter Relief Association working group; increasing the lump-sum service pension maximum and lowering certain vesting requirements for Eden Prairie Volunteer Firefighters Relief Association; modifying the Brook Park volunteer firefighters service pension level; permitting alternative allocation of fire state aid for city of Austin; establishing a fire state aid work group; modifying various Department of Human Services and Department of Corrections employment classifications eligible for correctional retirement coverage; revising augmentation interest rates for certain terminated privatized employees; adopting definition of the Hometown Heroes Act related to public safety officer death benefits; allowing service credit purchase and rule of 90 eligibility for certain Minnesota Department of Transportation employees; authorizing MnSCU employees to elect retroactive and prospective TRA coverage; authorizing MnSCU employee to transfer past service from IRAP to PERA; increasing maximum employer contribution to a supplemental laborers pension fund; authorizing certain additional sources of retirement plan funding; making technical and conforming changes; authorizing direct state aid to the public employees police and fire retirement plan and the St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association; modifying pension adjustment revenue provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3A.02, subdivision 4; 3A.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 16A.14, subdivision 2a; 126C.10, subdivision 37; 127A.45, subdivision 12; 352.01, subdivisions 2a, 13a; 352.017, subdivision 2; 352.03, subdivisions 5, 6; 352.04, subdivisions 2, 3, 8, 9; 352.113, subdivisions 2, 4, 14; 352.116, subdivision 1a; 352.22, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding subdivisions; 352.23; 352.27; 352.91, subdivisions 3f, 3g, by adding a subdivision; 352.92, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 352.955, subdivision 3; 352B.013, subdivision 2; 352B.02, subdivisions 1a, 1c; 352B.08, by adding a subdivision; 352B.085; 352B.086; 352B.11, subdivision 4; 352D.02, subdivisions 1, 3; 352D.04, subdivision 2; 352D.05, subdivision 4; 352D.085, subdivision 1; 352D.11, subdivision 2; 352D.12; 352F.04, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 353.01, subdivisions 2b, 10, 16, 43, 47; 353.012; 353.0162; 353.03, subdivision 3; 353.27, subdivisions 7a, 12, 12a, 12b; 353.28, subdivision 5; 353.29, subdivisions 4, 7; 353.30, subdivisions 3c, 5; 353.32, subdivisions 1, 4; 353.34, subdivisions 2, 3; 353.35, subdivision 1; 353.37, subdivision 1; 353.64, subdivision 10; 353.65, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 353F.02, subdivision 5a; 353F.025, subdivision 2; 353F.04, subdivision 2; 353F.05; 353F.057; 353F.06; 353F.07; 353G.01, subdivision 9, by adding a subdivision; 353G.02, subdivision 6; 353G.03, subdivision 3; 353G.08, subdivision 3; 353G.11, subdivision 1; 354.05, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 354.06, subdivisions 2, 2a; 354.095; 354.42, subdivisions 2, 3; 354.435, subdivision 4; 354.436, subdivision 3; 354.44, subdivisions 3, 6, 9; 354.45, by adding a subdivision; 354.46, subdivision 6; 354.48, subdivision 1; 354.49, subdivision 2; 354.50, subdivision 2; 354.51, subdivision 5; 354.512; 354.52, subdivisions 4, 4d; 354.53, subdivision 5; 354.55, subdivision 11; 354.66, subdivision 2; 354.72, subdivisions 1, 2; 354A.011, subdivisions 3a, 29; 354A.093, subdivisions 4, 6; 354A.095; 354A.096; 354A.12, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2a, 3a, 3c, 7; 354A.29, subdivision 7; 354A.31, subdivisions 3, 7; 354A.34; 354A.35, subdivision 2; 354A.37, subdivisions 2, 3; 354A.38; 356.195, subdivision 2; 356.215, subdivisions 9, 11; 356.24, subdivision 1; 356.30, subdivision 1; 356.32, subdivision 2; 356.415, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, by adding a subdivision; 356.44; 356.47, subdivisions 1, 3; 356.50, subdivision 2; 356.551, subdivision 2; 356.635, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 356.96, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; 356A.06, subdivision 7; 423A.02, subdivisions 3, 5; 423A.022, subdivision 5; 424A.001, subdivisions 2, 3, 10, by adding a subdivision; 424A.002, subdivision 1; 424A.01, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, by adding subdivisions; 424A.015, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 424A.016, subdivision 2; 424A.02, subdivisions 1, 3a, 7; 424A.04, subdivision 1; 424A.07; 424A.091, subdivision 3; 424A.094, subdivision 3; 424A.10, subdivision 1; 424B.20, subdivision 4; 490.121, subdivisions 4, 25, 26; 490.1211; 490.123, by adding a subdivision; 490.124, subdivision 12; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 353.27, subdivision 3c; 356.215, subdivision 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 353F; 353G; 356; 424A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 3A.12; 352.04, subdivision 11; 352.045; 352.72; 352B.30; 353.0161; 353.27, subdivision 3b; 353.34, subdivision 6; 353.71; 354.42, subdivisions 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d; 354.60; 354A.12, subdivision 2c; 354A.29, subdivisions 8, 9; 354A.39; 356.611, subdivisions 3, 3a, 4, 5; 356.96, subdivisions 14, 15; 424A.02, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.