State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, January 10, 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 Michel and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 1: A bill for an act relating to job creation; reducing certain taxes; providing for permitting efficiency; modifying environmental review requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 84.027, by adding a subdivision; 115.07; 116.03, by adding a subdivision; 116.07, subdivision 2; 116D.04, subdivisions 3a, 10; 116D.045, subdivisions 1, 3; 275.025, subdivisions 1, 4; 290.06, subdivision 1; 290.0921, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Fischbach, DeKruif and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; restoring green acres and agricultural classifications to pre-2008 status; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 273.111, subdivisions 3, 11a; 273.13, subdivision 23; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 273.1108; 273.111, subdivisions 3a, 4, 8, 9, 9a, 11; 273.114; 273.1384, subdivision 2; Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 6, section 52.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Fischbach, Parry, Gazelka, Hall and Lillie introduced--
S.F. No. 3: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for zero-based budgeting; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Koch, Benson, Brown and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 4: A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing prohibition on issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
Senator Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 5: A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing districting principles for legislative and congressional plans; providing for appointment of a commission to recommend the boundaries of legislative and congressional districts; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 2.021; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 2.031.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 6: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; modifying exceptions for part-time employers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 268.047, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Sieben and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 7: A bill for an act relating to public safety; adding synthetic marijuana to the list of Schedule I controlled substances; prescribing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 152.02, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Marty, Torres Ray, Lourey, Scheid and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 8: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that all necessary health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and inspector general for the Minnesota Health Plan; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Pogemiller and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 9: A bill for an act relating to state finance; requiring the commissioner of management and budget to adjust for projected inflation in forecasting state expenditures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16A.103, subdivisions 1a, 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pogemiller and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 10: A bill for an act relating to finance; requiring balanced budget for an additional biennium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16A.11, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 11: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the corporate tax rate; eliminating credits and subtractions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.06, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 290.01, subdivision 19d; 290.06, subdivisions 24, 27, 30, 31; 290.068, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6a, 7; 290.21, subdivisions 1, 4; 469.339.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 12: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing term limits for state legislators; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 6.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Olson, Limmer, Kruse, Bonoff and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 13: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for variances from city, county, and town zoning controls and ordinances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 394.27, subdivision 7; 462.357, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 14: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing an outcome-based personal care assistance pilot project; establishing project requirements; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 15: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Maplewood to design, renovate, and equip Harriet Tubman Center East as a regional service center and learning institute; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 16: A resolution memorializing the Congress of the United States to appoint an independent counsel to investigate the Prisoner of War - Missing in Action issue.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 17: A bill for an act relating to state government; reducing the number of members of the legislature; preventing the division of a senate district in the formation of a congressional district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 18: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; prohibiting use of cell phone while driving; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 169.475; 171.05, subdivision 2b.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 19: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the compulsory attendance age; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 120A.22, subdivision 5; 120A.24, subdivision 1; 124D.03, subdivision 12; 260C.007, subdivision 19; 260C.143, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 120A.22, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 20: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the compulsory attendance age; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 120A.22, subdivision 5; 120A.24, subdivision 1; 260C.007, subdivision 19; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 120A.22, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Education.