State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, February 28, 2011
11:15 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Kelash, Higgins, Pederson and Harrington introduced--
S.F. No. 468: A bill for an act relating to Youthbuild; modifying work experience requirements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116L.364, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 469: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring modification to subsurface sewage treatment rules.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 470: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner to analyze the establishment of uniform asset limits across human services assistance programs.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Newman, Harrington and Howe introduced--
S.F. No. 471: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; allowing counties to participate in driver’s license reinstatement diversion pilot program; extending diversion pilot program; amending Laws 2009, chapter 59, article 3, section 4, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 472: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mighty Ducks grants for new or renovated air handling systems of indoor ice facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 240A.09.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Thompson, Chamberlain, Pappas, Scheid and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 473: A bill for an act relating to mortuary science; clarifying license requirements for sale of funeral goods; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 149A.50, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 474: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring increases in managed care and county-based purchasing plan provider payment rates; requiring plans to use generally accepted accounting principles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.69, subdivision 9, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Brown and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 475: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for growth revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Dibble, Pappas, Harrington, Rest and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 476: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; establishing a fiber optic infrastructure grant program for schools; reducing prior bond authorizations; authorizing the sale of state bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Howe, Gazelka, Hall, Thompson and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 477: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying an exemption to the food, beverage, and lodging establishments statutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 157.22.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators DeKruif, Parry, Sheran, Magnus and Harrington introduced--
S.F. No. 478: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing for disability motorcycle plate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 168.021; 169.345, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Howe, Daley, Hall, Dahms and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 479: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring voters to provide picture identification before receiving a ballot; providing for the issuance of voter identification cards at no charge; establishing a procedure for provisional balloting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 204C.10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 201; 204C.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Howe, Thompson, Miller, Michel and Lillie introduced--
S.F. No. 480: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; allowing capital equipment exemption at time of purchase; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 297A.68, subdivision 5; 297A.75.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 481: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for Darvan Acres Nature Center.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 482: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Darvan Acres Nature Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 483: A resolution supporting the Republic of China on Taiwan as a part of the global community.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 484: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for an interchange; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 485: A bill for an act relating to water; modifying beneficial use of wastewater capital grant program to include use of storm water; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116.195; Laws 2009, chapter 172, article 2, section 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Sparks, Bakk and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 486: A bill for an act relating to jobs and training; appropriating money for a grant to administer a statewide program for job skills development in Conservation Corps Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 487: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the use of tax increments to repay the city of Cohasset for certain payments.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Daley, Metzen, Tomassoni, Kelash and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 488: A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying overtime requirements for certain air carrier employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 177.25, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Bonoff, Rest and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 489: A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring the Department of Education to hire a consultant to work with districts to share services; creating a competition among school districts; creating an incentive for districts to share services; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Bonoff, Pogemiller and Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 490: A bill for an act relating to state government; consolidating state agency information technology systems and services; transferring duties to the Office of Enterprise Technology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16B.99; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16E.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Lourey, Michel and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 491: A bill for an act relating to health; removing expiration date on swimming pond exemption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144.1222, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 492: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of tax-forfeited land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rosen, Sheran, Wolf, Dibble and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 493: A bill for an act relating to tobacco; modifying the definition of cigarette; proposing a study; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 297F.01, subdivision 3; 325D.32, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Dibble, Bonoff, Wiger and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 494: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for harassment, bullying, intimidation, and violence policies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 121A.03; 124D.10, subdivision 8; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 121A.0695.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Metzen, Howe, Rosen, Anderson and Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 495: A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating projects funded by renewable development account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116C.779, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
Senators Sheran, Rosen, Dahms, Senjem and Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 496: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for marked Trunk Highway 14 construction.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Dibble, Lourey, Kubly, Scheid and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 497: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring school districts to obtain employee health coverage through the public employees insurance program; imposing a gross premiums tax on the program; imposing an enrollment fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 43A.316, subdivisions 9, 10, by adding subdivisions; 62E.02, subdivision 23; 62E.10, subdivision 1; 62E.11, subdivision 5; 297I.05, by adding a subdivision; 297I.15, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Hann and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 498: A bill for an act relating to families; requiring parenting plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 518.1705, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Howe, Kruse, Reinert, Dibble and Lillie introduced--
S.F. No. 499: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; modifying driver education requirements for obtaining an instruction permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 171.05, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Pederson and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 500: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; requiring information to determine return on investment for capital requests.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Nelson, Rosen, Michel, Metzen and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 501: A bill for an act relating to the BioBusiness Alliance; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Pappas, Limmer, Latz and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 502: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing use of weight of fluid used in a water pipe when determining weight or amount of controlled substance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 152.01, subdivisions 9a, 16; 152.021, subdivision 2; 152.022, subdivision 2; 152.023, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Limmer, Ingebrigtsen, Cohen, Harrington and Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 503: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing grants from fire safety account to local fire departments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 299F.012.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Miller, Carlson, Pederson and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 504: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring cuts in spending for administrative costs at public higher education institutions.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Ortman, Scheid, Latz and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 505: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; prohibiting waivers of liability for negligent conduct; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Ortman and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 506: A bill for an act relating to courts; increasing conciliation court civil claim limit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 491A.01, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Gerlach, Langseth, Metzen, Jungbauer and Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 507: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for asset preservation at the Minnesota Zoo; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Chamberlain, Scheid, Gerlach, Reinert and Kruse introduced--
S.F. No. 508: A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting motor vehicle insurance companies from restricting an insured’s choice of rental vehicle company as a source of a temporary replacement vehicle; requiring that insurers inform insureds of that right; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 72A.201, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Limmer, Newman, Gazelka and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 509: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring voters to provide picture identification before receiving a ballot; providing for the issuance of identification cards at no charge; establishing a procedure for provisional balloting; specifying other election administration procedures; requiring use of electronic polling place rosters; enacting procedures related to recounts; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 135A.17, subdivision 2; 200.02, by adding a subdivision; 201.021; 201.022, subdivision 1; 201.061, subdivisions 3, 7; 201.071, subdivision 3; 201.081; 201.091, subdivision 4; 201.121, subdivisions 1, 3; 201.171; 201.221, subdivision 3; 203B.06, subdivision 5; 203B.121, subdivision 1; 204B.14, subdivision 2; 204B.40; 204C.10; 204C.12, subdivisions 3, 4; 204C.14; 204C.15, subdivision 1; 204C.20, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, by adding a subdivision; 204C.23; 204C.24, subdivision 1; 204C.38; 204D.24, subdivision 2; 206.86, subdivisions 1, 2; 209.021, subdivision 1; 209.06, subdivision 1; 211B.11, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 200; 201; 204C; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapters 204E; 206A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 204B.36, subdivision 5; 204C.34; 204C.35; 204C.36; 204C.361; Minnesota Rules, parts 8235.0200; 8235.0300; 8235.0400; 8235.0600; 8235.0700; 8235.0800; 8235.1100; 8235.1200.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators DeKruif, Benson, Daley, Pederson and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 510: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing freshmen and sophomores to enroll in college in the schools classes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 124D.09, subdivisions 4, 5, 7, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Scheid and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 511: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting school boards from withholding students’ grades for failing to pay school lunch debts; prohibiting discrimination against students eligible to receive a free or reduced-price lunch; establishing parameters for collecting unpaid school lunch debts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 123B.37, subdivision 2; 124D.111, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Scheid, Wiger and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 512: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting school boards from withholding students’ grades for failing to pay school lunch debts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 123B.37, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Lourey, Rosen, Fischbach, Newman and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 513: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring reporting of the prevalence of sexual violence in the state; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Pogemiller and Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 514: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for projects at the University of Minnesota; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Harrington, Scheid, Ingebrigtsen and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 515: A bill for an act relating to crime; modifying crime of fleeing a peace officer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 609.487, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 516: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing American Red Cross special license plates; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 517: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring carbon monoxide detector in heated fish house, dark house, or shelter left on ice overnight; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97C.355, subdivision 7a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 518: A bill for an act relating to elections; financing operations of Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board from state elections campaign fund; requiring costs of unfair campaign practice complaints to be assessed against state elections campaign fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 10A.31, subdivisions 3, 4, 7; 211B.37.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 519: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting certain aircraft from the sales and use tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.82, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 520: A bill for an act relating to highways; removing Route No. 332 from trunk highway system; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 161.115, subdivision 263.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 521: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota for new exhibits.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Sheran and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 522: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a clinical science building at Minnesota State University, Mankato; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 523: A bill for an act relating to elections; repealing requirement of incumbency designation for judicial candidates; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 204B.36, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 524: A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting certain practices relating to the management of certain properties; providing remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 525: A bill for an act relating to highways; requiring placement of sign on highway 52.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 526: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for grave markers and memorials for deceased residents of state hospitals and regional treatment centers; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 527: A bill for an act relating to health; creating an Autism Spectrum Disorder Task Force; providing appointments; requiring development of a statewide strategic plan.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Jungbauer and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 528: A bill for an act relating to higher education; setting conditions on certain athletic scholarships; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 529: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the tax incidence study requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 270C.13, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ortman and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 530: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating interest on verdicts, awards, and judgments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 549.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Metzen, Gerlach and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 531: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Robert Street Corridor transitway in Dakota County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Vandeveer and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 532: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; allowing collector emergency vehicles to display and use nonconforming colored lights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.64, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.