State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, May 5, 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 Kruse and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 1384: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article IV; requiring a three-fifths vote to enact a law imposing or increasing certain taxes.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Pappas, Marty and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1385: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending provisions for juvenile prostitutes found in need of protection or services; defining sexually exploited youth; increasing penalty assessments imposed in certain prostitution crimes and amending distribution of the assessment; clarifying and recodifying certain provisions and modifying certain definitions in the prostitution laws; appropriating money to the commissioner of public safety to develop a statewide victim services model; requiring a report to the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 260B.007, subdivisions 6, 16; 260C.007, subdivisions 6, 11, by adding a subdivision; 609.321, subdivisions 4, 8, 9; 609.324, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding subdivisions; 609.3241; 626.558, subdivision 2a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 260B.141, subdivision 5; 260C.141, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1386: A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; Island Lake Township; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 298.75, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1387: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for a contingent reduction in the MinnesotaCare provider tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 295.52, by adding a subdivision; 297I.05, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Lillie, Brown, Gazelka, Rosen and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1388: A bill for an act relating to firearms; directing the commissioner of human services to report mental health commitment information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System for the purpose of facilitating firearms background checks; creating a reporting requirement; extending time period for renewal of permit to purchase a pistol from a federally licensed dealer; providing for an annual background check; requiring courts to report certain data to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System for the purpose of firearms background checks; clarifying and delimiting the authority of public officials to disarm individuals at any time; clarifying law on use of force in defense of home and person; codifying and extending Minnesota’s self-defense and defense of home laws; eliminating the common law duty to retreat in cases of self defense outside the home; expanding the boundaries of dwelling for purposes of self-defense; creating a presumption in the case of a person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force; extending the rights available to a person in that person’s dwelling to a person defending against entry of that person’s occupied vehicle; providing for the recognition by Minnesota of other states’ permits to carry a pistol within and under the laws of Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 245.041; 609.065; 624.713, by adding a subdivision; 624.7131, subdivisions 2, 6, 8; 624.714, subdivision 16; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Nienow, Chamberlain, Carlson and Kruse introduced--
S.F. No. 1389: A bill for an act relating to firearms; directing the commissioner of human services to report mental health commitment information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System for the purpose of facilitating firearms background checks; creating a reporting requirement; extending time period for renewal of permit to purchase a pistol from a federally licensed dealer; providing for an annual background check; requiring courts to report certain data to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System for the purpose of firearms background checks; clarifying and delimiting the authority of public officials to disarm individuals at any time; clarifying law on use of force in defense of home and person; codifying and extending Minnesota’s self-defense and defense of home laws; eliminating the common law duty to retreat in cases of self defense outside the home; expanding the boundaries of dwelling for purposes of self-defense; creating a presumption in the case of a person entering a dwelling or occupied vehicle by stealth or force; extending the rights available to a person in that person’s dwelling to a person defending against entry of that person’s occupied vehicle; providing for the recognition by Minnesota of other states’ permits to carry a pistol within and under the laws of Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 245.041; 609.065; 624.713, by adding a subdivision; 624.7131, subdivisions 2, 6, 8; 624.714, subdivision 16; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Dibble and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1390: A bill for an act relating to gambling; requiring a study and report on the social and economic costs of gambling in Minnesota; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Latz, Dibble, Bonoff, Rest and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1391: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Southwest Corridor light rail transit line; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Sparks, Langseth, Senjem and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1392: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Shell Rock River watershed; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 1393: A bill for an act relating to elections; prohibiting certain individuals from marking a ballot for a voter; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 204C.15, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1394: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grade separated crossing for the North Urban Regional Trail in West Saint Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pappas and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1395: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional ballpark in St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1396: A bill for an act relating to education; amending charter authorizer transfer provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 124D.10, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 1397: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; authorizing cities to provide incentive valuation reductions for certain vacant properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 273.11, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 469.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1398: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general employees retirement plan of Public Employees Retirement Association; authorizing purchase of service and salary credit for certain former employees of Babbitt and Buhl for eligible unreported employment.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Parry, Hoffman, Gazelka and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 1399: A bill for an act relating to gambling; prohibiting class III gambling in Minnesota; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 3.9221.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.