State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 24, 2011
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Carlson, Saxhaug and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 418: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the upper Mississippi comprehensive plan.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 419: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; coordinating legislative districts and congressional districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Senjem, Chamberlain, Rest, Bakk and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 420: A bill for an act relating to economic development; extending deadlines for spending tax increments under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 469.176, subdivisions 4c, 4m.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 421: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Clair A. Nelson Memorial Forest; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Brown, DeKruif, Nienow, Miller and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 422: A bill for an act relating to education finance; prioritizing basic revenue funding; modifying education finance formulas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 124D.86, subdivision 3; 126C.10, subdivisions 3, 7, 8, 18; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 423: A bill for an act relating to the city of Lanesboro; authorizing a local sales and use tax; allowing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Miller and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 424: A bill for an act relating to cultural heritage; appropriating money for the Chatfield Center for the Arts.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Gerlach, Scheid, Sparks, Metzen and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 425: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating certain practices with respect to event tickets; establishing minimum standards for consumer protection; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 609.807.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 426: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Heart of the Earth Interpretive Center, Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 427: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing fund transfers for Independent School District No. 728, Elk River.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 428: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying boiler inspection provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 326B.958, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Scheid, Thompson and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 429: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing a factor for determining the amount of attorney fees awarded in certain actions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 549.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 430: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying provisions relating to disability parking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 169.345, subdivision 1; 169.346, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 431: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Michel, Nienow and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 432: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; reforming medical malpractice liability; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 147; 604.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Michel, Hann and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 433: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the state of Minnesota to end participation in the No Child Left Behind Act.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Rosen, Bonoff, Senjem, Michel and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 434: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing issuance of state appropriation bonds; appropriating money; establishing the Minnesota pay for performance pilot program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Rosen, Ingebrigtsen, Dahms, Skoe and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 435: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring rulemaking for mandatory environmental assessment worksheet categories.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Magnus, Gimse, Kubly, Sheran and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 436: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for rail service improvement program; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dahms and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 437: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to the Minnesota Inventors Congress.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 438: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; removing deer, moose, and elk stand height restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97B.325; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 97B.511; 97B.515, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 439: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public and private sales of certain tax-forfeited land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 440: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a coyote and beaver conflict management option; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 348.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 441: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing use of a drum while baiting bear; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 442: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; permitting a deer killed by motor vehicle to be kept by the driver; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97A.502.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 443: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying bear hunting license drawing provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97B.405.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Saxhaug, Bakk, Gazelka, Carlson and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 444: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying certain wetland replacement requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 103G.222, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Benson, Magnus, Kubly, Sparks and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 445: A bill for an act relating to estate taxation; providing an exclusion for certain farm and business properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 291.03, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Benson, Magnus and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 446: A bill for an act relating to estate taxation; conforming to the changes in the federal exemption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 291.005, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 447: A bill for an act relating to taxation; eliminating the sustainable forest incentive program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 88.49, subdivisions 5, 9a; 273.114, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.4967, subdivision 2b; 88.491, subdivision 2; 290C.01; 290C.02; 290C.03; 290C.04; 290C.05; 290C.055; 290C.06; 290C.07; 290C.08; 290C.09; 290C.10; 290C.11; 290C.12; 290C.13.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 448: A bill for an act relating to veterans; changing the requirement for certain exams that a veteran must be 50 percent or more disabled to receive disabled veterans preference points; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 197.455, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Magnus, Parry, Reinert, Daley and Harrington introduced--
S.F. No. 449: A bill for an act relating to veterans; repealing the sunset on the campus veterans representative program; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 197.585, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Rosen, Sparks, Senjem, Howe and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 450: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing exemption from property taxation of personal property of an electric generation facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Stumpf and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 451: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the career and technical levy; providing for career and technical education credits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 120B.023, subdivision 2; 124D.4531, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 452: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a pilot project to examine the policy implications of allowing a charter school to become an educational entity within a school district while retaining the autonomy and flexibility of a charter school.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 453: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for purchase of real property by the city of Newport; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Thompson, Gerlach, Ingebrigtsen, Pederson and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 454: A bill for an act relating to labor and employment; modifying wage and hour provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 177.42; 177.43; 177.44; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 177; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 177.435; Minnesota Rules, parts 5200.1020, subparts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7; 5200.1030, subparts 1, 2, 2a; 5200.1035; 5200.1040; 5200.1050, subparts 1, 2, 2a, 2b, 2c, 3a, 4; 5200.1060; 5200.1080; 5200.1090; 5200.1100; 5200.1105; 5200.1106; 5200.1120.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Thompson and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 455: A bill for an act relating to the permanent school fund; modifying the membership of the advisory committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 127A.30, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Torres Ray, Harrington and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 456: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring cultural competency training for teachers and school administrators seeking to renew their professional license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 122A.09, subdivision 4; 122A.14, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Marty and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 457: A bill for an act relating to accountability in health care program contracts; requiring competitive bids and audits; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Ortman and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 458: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; defining solicitor for nexus purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.66, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Langseth, Pappas, Berglin and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 459: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and for other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; making changes to the nonprofit housing bond authorization; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; modifying previous appropriations; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 462A.36; Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 19, subdivision 4; Laws 2010, chapter 189, sections 6, subdivisions 2, 4; 19, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Benson, Sparks and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 460: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing limited personal use of fireworks; requiring an affidavit of safety guidelines; providing for criminal penalties; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 461: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing integration revenue to be spent on prekindergarten students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 124D.86, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Goodwin and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 462: A bill for an act relating to dogs and cats; providing for licensing and inspection of certain dog and cat breeders; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 347.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Economies.
Senators Gerlach, Metzen and Daley introduced--
S.F. No. 463: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Cedar Avenue Bus Rapid Transitway (BRT) in Dakota and Hennepin Counties; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 464: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; transit improvement areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 469.174, subdivision 12; 469.176, subdivision 4c; 469.1763, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dibble, Harrington, Latz, Goodwin and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 465: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring background check for transfer of a firearm at a gun show; providing a penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Dibble, Marty and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 466: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing an HIV transmission public education program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Ortman, Hoffman and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 467: A bill for an act relating to local sales taxes; allowing cities to impose a local sales tax if certain criteria are met; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.99, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.