State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
12:00 Noon
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Howe, Senjem, Parry and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 176: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general employees retirement plan of the Public Employees Retirement Association; including employees of the Red Wing Port Authority in the plan; validating retroactive retirement coverage for employees of the Red Wing Port Authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 353.01, subdivisions 2a, 6.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 177: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring Pollution Control Agency to refund erroneous assessments, costs, and payments in the matter of the Baytown groundwater contamination Superfund site.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 178: A bill for an act relating to the city of Ramsey; providing special rules for a tax increment district in the city; amending Laws 2010, chapter 389, article 7, section 22.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Carlson, Pederson, Miller and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 179: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; expanding eligibility for gold star license plates to surviving legal guardians and siblings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 168.1253, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Benson, Nienow, Daley and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 180: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the Department of Human Services to issue a request for proposals for a Medicaid fraud detection and business intelligence contract.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 181: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 182: 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 Sheran and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 183: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption for certain public safety radio equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.70, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 184: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to expand the Mankato Civic Center auditorium and remodel and expand the Mankato Civic Center and All Seasons arenas.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bonoff, Olson and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 185: A bill for an act relating to education finance; adjusting the special education percentage eligibility requirement for a charter school to receive the accelerated aid payment shift; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 127A.45, subdivision 6a.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Senjem, Nelson and Howe introduced--
S.F. No. 186: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the restoration of Lake Zumbro and Schmidt Lake.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 187: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; modifying a previous appropriation related to the DR-1941 area; amending Laws 2010, Second Special Session chapter 1, article 1, section 9, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 188: A bill for an act relating to highways; designating Arianna Celeste MacNamara Memorial Bridge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 189: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; modifying a previous appropriation related to the Southeastern Minnesota Regional Public Safety Training Center; amending Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 15, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 190: A bill for an act relating to the state budget; budget priorities; repealing the political contribution refund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 270A.03, subdivision 7; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 10A.322, subdivision 4; 13.4967, subdivision 2; 290.06, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 191: A bill for an act relating to insurance; enacting the recommendation of the Small Group Health Insurance Market Working Group by repealing a requirement that small employers that do not offer group health coverage either offer, or file a form with the state stating a decision not to offer, a Section 125 plan through which employees may contribute wages to a pretax account from which to pay for individual health insurance; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 62U.07.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Magnus, Kubly, Nienow, Miller and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 192: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for livestock investment grants.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Economies.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 193: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the daily rate at an ICF/MR facility in Clearwater County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Thompson, Latz and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 194: A bill for an act relating to secured transactions; enacting amendments to the Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 adopted by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 86B.820, subdivisions 10, 11; 168A.01, subdivisions 18, 19; 336.2A-103; 336.9-102; 336.9-105; 336.9-307; 336.9-311; 336.9-316; 336.9-317; 336.9-326; 336.9-406; 336.9-408; 336.9-502; 336.9-503; 336.9-507; 336.9-515; 336.9-516; 336.9-518; 514.963, subdivision 7; 514.965, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 336.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Limmer, Scheid and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 195: A bill for an act relating to vulnerable adults; modifying provisions governing investigations, reviews, and hearings; making the crime of criminal abuse of a vulnerable adult a registrable offense under the predatory offender registration law; changing terminology; increasing the criminal penalty for assaulting a vulnerable adult; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 144.7065, subdivision 10; 243.166, subdivision 1b; 245C.28, by adding a subdivision; 256.021; 256.045, subdivision 4; 518.165, subdivision 5; 524.5-118, subdivision 2; 609.2231, by adding a subdivision; 609.224, subdivision 2; 626.557, subdivisions 9, 9a, 9c, 9d, 12b; 626.5571, subdivision 1; 626.5572, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Pederson, Saxhaug and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 196: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring a study on state and local water management.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Reinert, Howe, Dibble and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 197: A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying off-sale intoxicating liquor sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 198: A bill for an act relating to education finance; encouraging school programs offering alternative school year calendars; authorizing grants; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 124D.12; 124D.126, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 199: A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying that a school district is not required to provide educational services to students without disabilities from other states; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 125A.515, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 200: A bill for an act relating to public finance; altering school district referendum market value tax base; modifying taxation of seasonal recreational property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 126C.01, subdivision 3; 275.025, subdivisions 1, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 275.025, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators DeKruif, Thompson, Magnus, Gimse and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 201: A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing that careless driving resulting in death is a gross misdemeanor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.13, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 202: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring health insurers to honor the patient’s assignment of benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 72A.201, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Hann, Olson, Chamberlain, Scheid and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 203: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating the early graduation achievement scholarship program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 120B.07; 126C.126; 126C.20; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Langseth, Stumpf, Skoe and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 204: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 205: A bill for an act relating to economic development; extending the deadline for spending tax increments under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 469.176, subdivision 4m.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 206: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; authorizing the sale and issuance of bonds; appropriating money for an entrepreneurship and technology business incubator.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Saxhaug and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 207: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exemption from using a licensed well contractor; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103I.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Hann, Nienow and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 208: A bill for an act relating to education; identifying a process for negotiating teacher employment contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 179A.16, subdivision 1; 179A.18, subdivisions 1, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 179A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 123B.05; 179A.18, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Daley introduced--
S.F. No. 209: A bill for an act relating to education finance; repealing ability to borrow short-term by modifying payments to districts; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 127A.46.
Referred to the Committee on Education.