State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, February 26, 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 Jensen, Rest, Hayden, and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2621: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; establishing a refundable health insurance premium tax credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2622: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Clearbrook Fire Department Relief Association; providing for an extension for submitting reports required for fire state aid eligibility.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Dahms, Senjem, Ruud, Sparks, and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2623: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for equipment grants to public television.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Sparks, Senjem, Miller, Ruud, and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2624: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional public television station in Austin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2625: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a segment of the Heartland State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2626: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a separated rail grade crossing of 11th Street in the city of Moorhead; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ruud, Housley, Utke, Tomassoni, and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2627: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; establishing a grant program for the development of regional behavioral health crisis programs in selected communities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245I.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2628: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring county board notification before certain land acquisitions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97A.056, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Draheim, Goggin, and Anderson, P. introduced--
S.F. No. 2629: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; modifying job training program requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116J.8747, subdivisions 2, 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2630: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the small business development center program.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2631: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for addressing mental health in disability communities.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Ruud and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2632: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; requiring Pollution Control Agency to certify certain information regarding bonding proposals for solid waste facilities; requiring additional analysis in applications for state assistance for solid waste management projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 115A.51.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Dibble, Pappas, Lourey, and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2633: A bill for an act relating to public safety; limiting criminal defenses and authorization for the use of force relating to a victim's sexual orientation or identity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 609.06, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 609.075; 609.20.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2634: A bill for an act relating to economic development; port authorities; requiring a majority vote of commissioners to approve real property sales and transfers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 469.055, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2635: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of the historic Turnblad mansion of the American Swedish Institute; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Mathews, Ingebrigtsen, Rosen, Newman, and Draheim introduced--
S.F. No. 2636: A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting Pollution Control Agency from issuing administrative penalty order to operator of publicly owned treatment works until certain conditions have been satisfied; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 116.072, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Ruud, Lang, Johnson, and Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2637: A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting Pollution Control Agency from raising certain fees; requiring report on expenditures of fee proceeds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 115.03, subdivision 1; 115.77, subdivision 1; 115.84, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 116.07, subdivision 4d.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Finance.
Senators Wiger, Clausen, Kent, and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2638: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to pay the cost of a college entrance exam for all students in grade 11 or 12; appropriating money to reimburse districts for college entrance exam costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 120B.30, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2639: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying world's best workforce requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 120B.11, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 120B.11, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Klein introduced--
S.F. No. 2640: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Inver Hills Community College technology and business center project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ruud and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2641: A bill for an act relating to local government; including service cooperatives in the definition of governmental units for purposes of joint powers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 471.59, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senators Johnson and Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 2642: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending certain requirements governing railroad crossings to include on-track equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 169.011, subdivision 60; 169.26, subdivision 1; 169.28; 169.29.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Fischbach, Mathews, Abeler, Rosen, and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2643: A bill for an act relating to children; recodifying the Maltreatment of Minors Act; correcting cross-references; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.32, subdivision 3; 13.3805, subdivision 3; 13.43, subdivision 14; 13.46, subdivisions 3, 4; 13.82, subdivisions 8, 9; 13.821; 13.84, subdivision 9; 13.871, subdivision 6; 13.88; 125A.0942, subdivision 4; 135A.15, subdivision 10; 144.225, subdivision 2b; 144.343, subdivision 4; 144.7065, subdivision 10; 144.7068; 144A.472, subdivision 1; 144A.479, subdivision 6; 145.902, subdivision 3; 145.952, subdivision 2; 146A.025; 148B.593; 148E.240, subdivision 7; 148F.13, subdivision 12; 148F.205, subdivision 1; 153B.70; 214.103, subdivision 8; 214.104; 243.166, subdivision 7; 245.8261, subdivision 9; 245A.04, subdivision 5; 245A.07, subdivision 5; 245A.08, subdivision 2a; 245A.085; 245A.11, subdivision 7b; 245A.145, subdivision 1; 245A.66, subdivision 3; 245C.05, subdivision 6; 245C.15, subdivision 4; 245C.17, subdivision 3; 245C.21, subdivision 2; 245C.24, subdivision 4; 245C.27, subdivisions 1, 2; 245C.28, subdivision 1; 245C.29, subdivision 1; 245C.31, subdivision 1; 245C.32, subdivision 2; 245D.02, subdivision 11; 245D.06, subdivisions 1, 6; 245D.32, subdivision 5; 245F.04, subdivision 1; 245F.15, subdivisions 3, 5; 245F.16, subdivisions 1, 2; 245F.18; 256.01, subdivisions 12, 14b, 15; 256B.0621, subdivision 4; 256B.0625, subdivision 33; 256B.0945, subdivision 1; 256B.0951, subdivision 5; 256B.0954; 256B.097, subdivisions 4, 6; 256B.77, subdivision 17; 256B.85, subdivisions 10, 12a; 256E.21, subdivision 5; 256F.10, subdivisions 1, 4; 256L.07, subdivision 4; 256M.10, subdivision 2; 256M.40, subdivision 1; 256M.41, subdivisions 1, 3; 257.0764; 260.012; 260.761, subdivision 2; 260B.171, subdivision 6; 260B.198, subdivision 1; 260C.007, subdivisions 3, 5, 13; 260C.139, subdivision 3; 260C.150, subdivision 3; 260C.171, subdivision 3; 260C.177; 260C.178, subdivision 1; 260C.201, subdivision 6; 260C.209, subdivision 2; 260C.212, subdivision 12; 260C.221; 260C.503, subdivision 2; 260D.01; 260D.02, subdivisions 3, 5; 299C.093; 388.051, subdivision 2; 518.165, subdivisions 2, 5; 524.5-118, subdivision 2; 595.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 609.26, subdivision 7; 609.3457, subdivision 2; 609.379, subdivision 2; 609.507; 609.7495, subdivision 1; 611A.203, subdivision 4; 611A.90, subdivision 1; 626.5561, subdivisions 1, 3; 626.5562, subdivision 2; 626.557, subdivision 9d; 626.558, subdivision 3; 626.559, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 626.5591, subdivision 1; 626.561, subdivisions 2, 3; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 13.82, subdivision 17; 120B.22, subdivision 2; 122A.20, subdivision 2; 122A.40, subdivision 13; 122A.41, subdivision 6; 144A.4796, subdivisions 2, 6; 144H.16, subdivision 1; 144H.18, subdivision 3; 245A.06, subdivision 8; 245A.07, subdivision 3; 245A.40, subdivision 1; 245C.16, subdivision 1; 245C.25; 245D.09, subdivision 4; 245G.03, subdivision 1; 245G.10, subdivision 3; 245G.11, subdivisions 3, 4; 245G.12; 245G.13, subdivisions 1, 2; 245H.11; 254A.09; 254B.04, subdivision 1; 256.045, subdivisions 3, 3b, 4; 256B.0949, subdivision 16; 260C.007, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 626.556, subdivisions 1, 3a, 3b, 3d, 3e, 3f, 4a, 5, 6, 6a, 7, 7a, 8, 9, 10, 10a, 10b, 10c, 10g, 10h, 10j, 10k, 10l, 10m, 10n, 11, 11a, 11b, 11c, 12, 14, 15, 16; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 626.556, subdivisions 2, 3, 3c, 4, 10d, 10e, 10f, 10i, 11d.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler, Fischbach, Eken, Housley, and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2644: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing "Choose Life" special license plates; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Bigham, Kent, Housley, Pappas, and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2645: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for HERO Center, an east metropolitan area safety training facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eichorn, Utke, Dziedzic, Rest, and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2646: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a crime for misrepresenting an animal as a service animal; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Marty, Cwodzinski, and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2647: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article V, section 5; changing the process for filling a vacancy in the office of lieutenant governor.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Dibble, Hoffman, Hawj, Lourey, and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2648: 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 Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2649: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to reimburse the city of Virginia for the costs of utility relocation related to relocation of Highway 53.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, and Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2650: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a wastewater treatment facility and related infrastructure for the region including Keewatin, Nashwauk, Lone Pine Township, and Greenway Township; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2651: A bill for an act relating to local government; amending the St. Louis County Civil Service Commission; making technical changes; removing obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 383C.031; 383C.032; 383C.033; 383C.034; 383C.035; 383C.037; 383C.038; 383C.039; 383C.04; 383C.041; 383C.042; 383C.043; 383C.044; 383C.045; 383C.046; 383C.048; 383C.05; 383C.051; 383C.055; 383C.056; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 383C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 383C.036; 383C.047; 383C.049; 383C.052; 383C.053; 383C.059.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2652: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the calculation of transportation aid for pupils enrolled in postsecondary enrollment options; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 124D.09, subdivision 22; Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 5, article 1, section 19, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Housley, Ruud, Tomassoni, Cohen, and Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 2653: A bill for an act relating to military veterans; appropriating money for grants to centers for independent living to provide services to veterans.
Referred to the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.
Senators Dahms, Fischbach, Tomassoni, Cohen, and Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 2654: A bill for an act relating to vocational rehabilitation; appropriating money for centers for independent living.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Carlson and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2655: A bill for an act relating to public safety; specifying behavior in secondary schools for criminal sexual conduct in the third and fourth degrees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 609.341, by adding a subdivision; 609.344, subdivision 1; 609.345, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2656: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rosemount Armory; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2657: A bill for an act relating to transportation; designating a bridge on marked U.S. Highway 52 in Rosemount as Warrant Officer Dennis A. Groth Memorial Bridge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Clausen and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2658: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting the sale of products containing DFE to children; requiring notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.684, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Clausen, Senjem, and Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2659: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for a mental health training program for University of Minnesota pediatric residents; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senators Tomassoni, Hoffman, Abeler, and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2660: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing employee exemptions from employer mandatory influenza vaccine requirements; excluding certain conduct as employment misconduct; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 268.095, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Housley and Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 2661: A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying expiration of metropolitan agricultural preserves; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds for predesign and design of the Gateway Trail; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473H.08, subdivisions 1, 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government.
Senator Abeler introduced--
S.F. No. 2662: A bill for an act relating to health; making changes to birth defect information system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 144.2215, subdivision 1; 144.2216, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Relph introduced--
S.F. No. 2663: A bill for an act relating to human services; amending the effective date for children's residential treatment payment provisions; amending Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 6, article 8, sections 71; 72.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Relph introduced--
S.F. No. 2664: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the St. Cloud Armory; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Relph introduced--
S.F. No. 2665: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the St. Cloud Armory; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Relph introduced--
S.F. No. 2666: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the scope of a medical assistance rate increase for ambulance services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256B.0625, subdivision 17a.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 2667: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; providing an on-sale license to Caswell Regional Sporting Complex in North Mankato.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Dahms, Eken, Sparks, Nelson, and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2668: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for clean water; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Jensen, Nelson, and Draheim introduced--
S.F. No. 2669: A bill for an act relating to health care; prohibiting a health plan company from contractually preventing a pharmacist from informing a patient of a price differential; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 151.214.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen, Kiffmeyer, and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2670: A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring health plan companies to provide enrollees access to participating primary care providers; requiring health plan companies to contract with primary care providers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62Q.57.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen, Draheim, Wiklund, and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2671: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring cost disclosure for qualifying prescription drugs; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen, Draheim, and Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 2672: A bill for an act relating to health care; prohibiting the use of discounts or free product vouchers for certain prescription drugs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen; Anderson, P.; Draheim, and Goggin introduced--
S.F. No. 2673: A bill for an act relating to state government; precluding per diem living expenses for legislators during a special session; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Jensen and Draheim introduced--
S.F. No. 2674: A bill for an act relating to health care; limiting co-payments for prescription drugs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen, Lourey, Abeler, and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2675: A bill for an act relating to health; removing the date restriction for the commissioner of health to use all-payer claims data to analyze health care costs, quality, utilization, and illness burdens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62U.04, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Bakk, Senjem, Wiger, Simonson, and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2676: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a water access facility on Lake Superior in Grand Marais; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Latz, Pappas, and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2677: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; unsolicited commercial electronic mail messages; setting a deadline for implementation of recipient directives to unsubscribe; providing for enforcement against violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 325F.694, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Dziedzic, Eaton, Wiklund, and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2678: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing grant funds to Hennepin County to recruit foster families; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Dziedzic, Champion, Senjem, and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2679: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to repair and rehabilitate the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for future inspections of the Stone Arch Bridge.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Rest, Eichorn, and Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2680: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; specifying immunity from liability for real property owners required to provide access to assistance animals; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Mathews introduced--
S.F. No. 2681: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a legislative study group on Lake Mille Lacs - 1837 Ceded Territory comanagement; providing appointments.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Wiger and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 2682: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing for completion of nationally normed college entrance exam as high school graduation requirement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Kiffmeyer, Benson, Abeler, Lang, and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2683: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying background study provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 245C.02, subdivisions 4a, 15, by adding subdivisions; 245C.05, by adding a subdivision; 245C.051; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 245C.02, subdivision 6a; 245C.03, subdivision 1; 245C.05, subdivision 5; 245C.08, subdivision 1; 245C.15, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Lang, Eichorn, Tomassoni, Utke, and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2684: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying restrictions for using artificial lights while hunting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 97B.081, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Lang, Kiffmeyer, and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2685: A bill for an act relating to human services; exempting child care providers from the positive support strategies training rule; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 245.8251, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 2686: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to acquire and improve the Prairie Correctional Facility in Appleton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 2687: A bill for an act relating to highways; capital investment; appropriating money for a county state-aid highway realignment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Lang, Tomassoni, and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2688: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from outdoor heritage fund.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Torres Ray, Franzen, Eaton, Dziedzic, and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2689: A resolution urging the President and Congress of the United States to continue the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, encouraging Congress to create a permanent path to legal residency for DACA recipients, and encouraging the president to continue the Temporary Protected Status program (TPS).
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Draheim, Nelson, Rosen, Abeler, and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2690: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing an exception to the hospital moratorium to expand mental health and substance use disorder beds; modifying provisions related to mental health; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 245A.04, subdivision 7; 256.478; 256B.0622, subdivisions 3a, 4; 256B.0623, subdivision 4; 256B.0624, subdivision 4; 256B.0915, subdivision 3b; 256B.092, subdivision 13; 256B.49, subdivision 24; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 144.551, subdivision 1; 245G.03, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2691: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing the city of Minneapolis to issue an on-sale intoxicating liquor license to a restaurant located at 5400 Penn Avenue South.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Lang; Jasinski; Anderson, B., and Newton introduced--
S.F. No. 2692: A bill for an act relating to military affairs; providing National Guard members access to information regarding state-sponsored life insurance program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 192.
Referred to the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.
Senators Lang; Chamberlain; Anderson, B.; Jasinski, and Newton introduced--
S.F. No. 2693: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; expanding disabled veterans' eligibility for homestead value exclusion; modifying benefit eligibility for deceased veteran's spouse; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 273.13, subdivision 34.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Kiffmeyer, Ingebrigtsen, Eichorn, Lang, and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 2694: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring the commissioner of natural resources to provide voter registration information; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Housley, Pappas, and Koran introduced--
S.F. No. 2695: A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing some transfers of wine between commonly owned liquor stores; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 340A.412, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Osmek and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2696: A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying the solar energy incentive program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 116C.7792; 216B.1691, subdivision 2f.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senators Hall, Hoffman, Tomassoni, and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2697: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; modifying waste management provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 115A.94, subdivisions 4a, 4b, 4c, 4d, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Pratt; Kent; Anderson, P.; Wiger, and Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2698: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a special education working group; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2699: A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing penalties for child pornography offenses; requiring reports on court-imposed stays of sentence or adjudication for sex offenses; restricting the grounds that permit reunification of parents and children after the parent sexually abuses a child; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 260.012; 617.246, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 7; 617.247, subdivisions 3, 4, 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2700: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a directory of cross-references to statutes governing school district flexibility; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Clausen, Hoffman, and Cwodzinski introduced--
S.F. No. 2701: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing school districts to renew expiring referendums by action of school board; providing for referendum to revoke board-renewed authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.17, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Clausen, Hoffman, and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2702: A bill for an act relating to education; natural resources; appropriating money to the Legislative Coordinating Commission to study feasibility of program to authorize school districts to borrow from permanent school fund.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Anderson, P.; Pappas; Senjem; Pratt, and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2703: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for the Sanneh Foundation programs; appropriating money; amending Laws 2017, First Special Session chapter 5, article 2, section 57, subdivision 34.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Jasinski, Housley, Tomassoni, and Draheim introduced--
S.F. No. 2704: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating transportation network companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.712, by adding a subdivision; 221.012, subdivision 38; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Tomassoni, Ruud, Weber, and Mathews introduced--
S.F. No. 2705: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying environmental agency permitting, rulemaking, and fees; providing for watershed credit exchange program; modifying compliance requirements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 103G.2242, subdivision 14; 115.03, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions; 115.035; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 116.07, subdivision 4d; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Dibble, Limmer, and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 2706: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, section 10; providing that the right of citizens to be secure from unreasonable searches and seizures includes protection against unreasonable searches and seizures of electronic communications and data.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Champion, Hayden, and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2707: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Upper St. Anthony Lock redevelopment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hawj, Wiger, Hoffman, Abeler, and Mathews introduced--
S.F. No. 2708: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying terms used to describe certain practices of acupuncture practitioners and complementary and alternative health care practitioners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 146A.01, subdivision 4; 147B.01, subdivisions 3, 9, by adding a subdivision; 147B.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 147B.06, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Dibble, Marty, Hoffman, and Simonson introduced--
S.F. No. 2709: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring utilities to report on the cost of ancillary services to the Public Utilities Commission; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senators Dibble, Marty, and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2710: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring energy storage systems to be considered in integrated resource plans and in certificate of need proceedings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 216B.2422, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 216B.243, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senators Dibble, Marty, and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2711: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing an energy storage systems standard; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.1691, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senators Dibble, Marty, Hoffman, Simonson, and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2712: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a demonstration grant project for energy storage systems deployed in critical health care facilities; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senators Dibble, Marty, Hoffman, Simonson, and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2713: A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing an advance determination of prudence for energy storage systems; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senators Dibble, Marty, Hoffman, Simonson, and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2714: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing criteria for utility cost recovery of energy storage system pilot projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.16, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy.
Senators Dibble and Mathews introduced--
S.F. No. 2715: A bill for an act relating to food safety; expanding cottage foods license exemption to include limited liability companies; eliminating gross sales limit; requiring limited liability companies to maintain certain liability insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 28A.152, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy.
Senators Pappas, Torres Ray, Wiklund, Kent, and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2716: A bill for an act relating to wages; prohibiting employers from requiring disclosure of past wages; imposing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 181.171, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Dibble, Senjem, Ruud, Dahms, and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2717: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a grant program for skate parks throughout the state; authorizing the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission to build skate parks; modifying the Minnesota Tort Claims Act; modifying liability for free recreational use of private lands; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 604A.21, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 3.736, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 240A.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Bakk, Senjem, Tomassoni, and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2718: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Gitchi-Gami State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2719: A bill for an act relating to landlord tenant law; requiring landlords to provide tenants with information on voter registration; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 504B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Johnson, Eken, and Lang introduced--
S.F. No. 2720: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; prohibiting certain rules related to nitrogen fertilizer unless approved by law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 103H.275, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Rural Development, and Housing Policy.
Senators Limmer and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2721: A bill for an act relating to courts; making the court technology fund permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 357.021, subdivision 2b.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Cwodzinski and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2722: A bill for an act relating to higher education; permitting reclassification of leave of absence.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy.
Senators Jensen, Abeler, Kiffmeyer, and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 2723: A bill for an act relating to health care; clarifying that a direct primary care service arrangement is not insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 62A.01, by adding a subdivision; 62A.011, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy.
Senators Newton and Little introduced--
S.F. No. 2724: A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing the commissioner of veterans affairs to contract with certain individuals and entities to provide alternative treatment options for certain veterans; authorizing rulemaking authority; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 196.
Referred to the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.
Senators Abeler, Lourey, Benson, and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2725: A bill for an act relating to health care; repealing the preferred incontinence product program for medical assistance; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 31c.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Klein, Latz, Cwodzinski, Dziedzic, and Little introduced--
S.F. No. 2726: A bill for an act relating to health; allowing the Department of Health to collect information on firearm ownership under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 13.3805, by adding a subdivision; 144.05, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2727: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for a grant to Family Tree Clinic.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Laine, Hayden, and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2728: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing requirements for use of net earnings of nonprofit health maintenance organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62D.12, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senator Laine introduced--
S.F. No. 2729: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing MFIP and general assistance cash grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 256D.01, subdivision 1a; 256J.24, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Human Services Reform Finance and Policy.
Senators Laine and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2730: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the fifth-degree criminal sexual conduct crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.3451, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2731: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article V, section 5; changing the process for filling a vacancy in the office of lieutenant governor.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Hawj; Pappas; Senjem; Anderson, B., and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2732: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Humanities Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2733: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use and motor vehicle taxes; modifying exemptions for certain leases and purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 297A.61, by adding a subdivision; 297A.70, subdivision 3; 297B.01, by adding a subdivision; 297B.03.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Lourey and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2734: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the authority of the city of Cloquet to use revenues from the local sales tax; amending Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 7, article 4, section 10, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2735: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for expansion and renovation of the IRA Civic Center in Grand Rapids; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Eichorn introduced--
S.F. No. 2736: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Grand Rapids Armory; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eichorn, Ruud, and Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2737: A bill for an act relating to education policy; transferring administration of school trust lands; establishing the school trust management account; authorizing rulemaking; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 16A.125, subdivision 5; 84.027, subdivision 18; 84.085, subdivision 1; 89.001, subdivisions 6, 13; 92.01; 92.02; 92.12, subdivision 1; 92.121; 92.13; 93.0015, subdivisions 1, 2; 93.05, subdivision 3; 93.055; 93.22; 93.2236; 94.16, subdivision 3; 127A.30, subdivision 1; 127A.351; 127A.352; 127A.353, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 92.83.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Eichorn and Utke introduced--
S.F. No. 2738: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to replace Hagg Sauer Hall at Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eichorn, Draheim, Jasinski, and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2739: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; requiring all local officials to file a statement of economic interest; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 10A.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Benson and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2740: A bill for an act relating to children; regulating traditional and gestational surrogacy arrangements; creating a crime to operate a for-profit surrogacy agency; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 257.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2741: A bill for an act relating to mines; modifying inspection requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, sections 180.015, subdivision 2; 180.03, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 180.10.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy.
Senators Latz, Newman, and Frentz introduced--
S.F. No. 2742: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; voiding a waiver of liability for ordinary negligence involving a consumer service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 604.055, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2743: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Teachers Retirement Association; coverage election for Minnesota State employee not offered a coverage election.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Eichorn, Ingebrigtsen, Utke, Housley, and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2744: A bill for an act relating to environment; declaring Minnesota to be a mining-friendly state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 93.001.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Legacy Finance.
Senators Draheim, Eichorn, Jasinski, Koran, and Relph introduced--
S.F. No. 2745: A bill for an act relating to health care; adding enforcement authority to the price disclosure requirements for providers and health plan companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 62J.81.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Draheim, Jensen, Rosen, Eichorn, and Jasinski introduced--
S.F. No. 2746: A bill for an act relating to health care; requiring facility fee disclosure; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services Finance and Policy.
Senators Draheim, Jensen, Eichorn, Koran, and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2747: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 4, and article V, sections 2 and 4; placing limits on the terms of office of legislators and executive officers.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections.
Senators Pratt, Chamberlain, Relph, and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2748: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding grounds for teacher license revocation, suspension, or denial; expanding grounds for teacher discharge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, sections 122A.20, subdivision 1; 122A.40, subdivision 13; 122A.41, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Policy.
Senators Bakk and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2749: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for development of Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Marty, Laine, and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2750: A bill for an act relating to public safety; eliminating the exclusion from fifth degree criminal sexual conduct for nonconsensual, intentional touching of another person's clothed buttock; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 609.3451, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy.
Senators Osmek, Newman, Benson, Hall, and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2751: A bill for an act relating to transportation; defining operating costs for purposes of the state share of light rail operating costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.3994, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senators Osmek, Newman, Benson, Hall, and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 2752: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the Metropolitan Council to identify the budget assumptions used to develop transportation and transit plans and forecasts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 473.13, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2017 Supplement, section 473.4485, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Senator Anderson, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 2753: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; prohibiting the assignment of military pay or benefits; providing penalties and remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Veterans and Military Affairs Finance and Policy.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2754: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing the safe schools revenue program; making charter schools eligible for safe schools revenue; increasing safe schools revenue; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 126C.44.
Referred to the Committee on E-12 Finance.