State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
12:00 Noon
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Lillie and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1478: A bill for an act relating to the state budget; providing continuing appropriations for the operation of state government under certain conditions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1479: A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for private sale of certain tax-forfeited lands in Koochiching County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1480: A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing renovation costs to swimming pool levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 126C.455.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1481: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; decertification of Bovey.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiger, Chamberlain and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1482: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; allowing capital equipment exemption at time of purchase; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.68, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiger, Chamberlain and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1483: A bill for an act relating to taxation; eliminating sales tax on purchases by political subdivisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 297A.70, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1484: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; establishing a special Anatomical Gift license plate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 168.1293, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 171.075, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Chamberlain and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1485: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the I-694 and Rice Street Interchange; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1486: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying environmental review requirements for cellulosic biofuel facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 116D.04, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1487: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a force main system for wastewater for the city of Backus; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1488: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Deer River for a wastewater stabilization pond expansion; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Wiger and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1489: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the I-694 and White Bear Avenue Interchange; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1490: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating a misdemeanor penalty for harassment or retaliation against a person subject to an order for protection or no contact order; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 518B.01, by adding a subdivision; 629.75, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1491: 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 Daley, Reinert, Harrington, Lillie and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1492: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing the date designated for Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 10.585.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Daley, Nienow, Wiger, DeKruif and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1493: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring teacher candidates to pass basic skills exam; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 122A.18, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1494: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property tax refund; modifying the definition of income to exclude certain scholarship income; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290A.03, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dibble and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1495: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the I-35W storm tunnel; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hayden and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1496: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Pioneer and Soldiers Cemetery restoration; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1497: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a transit center in the city of Duluth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1498: A bill for an act relating to human services; releasing a medical assistance lien on property in St. Louis County.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1499: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for classroom renovation in the Northeast Higher Education District, Vermilion Community College, Ely.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1500: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of the harbor in Tower; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1501: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements at Arrowhead Regional Corrections Facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1502: A bill for an act relating to public works; requiring the use or supply of American steel products on certain projects; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1503: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying bait restrictions for firearms deer hunting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97B.328, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1504: A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for condemnation of certain riparian school trust lands.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1505: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Hibbing for design of improvements to the Hibbing Memorial Building; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1506: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring drug screening as a condition of public assistance eligibility; modifying requirements for the public assistance electronic benefit transfer card; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256.987, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1507: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying requirements for the public assistance electronic benefit transfer card; imposing a 60-day residency requirement on general assistance and MFIP; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 256D.02, by adding a subdivision; 256J.12, subdivisions 1a, 2; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256.987, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256D.02, subdivision 12a.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Newman, Chamberlain, Nienow and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 1508: A bill for an act relating to judges; creating judicial election districts; amending the mandatory retirement date for judges; creating optional retirement dates; imposing partial forfeiture of annuity under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 2.722, subdivision 1; 10A.09, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 6; 490.121, subdivision 21d, by adding subdivisions; 490.124, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 480B.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Bakk, Reinert, Thompson and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 1509: A bill for an act relating to skier liability; establishing standards; limiting liability in certain circumstances; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 184C.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1510: A bill for an act relating to counties; giving counties authority to provide for the general welfare; establishing an alternative service delivery pilot program for waivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 375.18, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 402A.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1511: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; establishing the Lake Superior-Poplar River Water District; appropriating money for the construction of water facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1512: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing an exemption from state regulation of certain schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 141.35.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1513: A bill for an act relating to higher education; clarifying eligibility for a state grant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 136A.121, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 1514: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Heartland State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1515: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a clinical science building design at Minnesota State University, Mankato; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1516: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mankato arena improvements and events center expansion; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1517: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for replacement of Lake Titlow Dam.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1518: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for replacement of Lake Titlow Dam.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1519: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for replacement of the Lake Titlow Dam; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Harrington, McGuire and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1520: A bill for an act relating to local government; extending and increasing the annual maximum debt the city of Saint Paul may issue; amending Laws 1971, chapter 773, section 1, subdivision 2, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Dibble, Hayden, Marty, Higgins and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1521: A bill for an act relating to economic development; allowing a stay of mortgage foreclosure proceedings under certain conditions; landlord and tenant; providing rights to tenants of foreclosed property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 504B.151, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 582.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Marty, Torres Ray, Hayden, McGuire and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1522: A bill for an act relating to marriage; repealing a proposed amendment to the Minnesota Constitution recognizing marriage as only a union between one man and one woman; repealing Laws 2011, chapter 88.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Higgins, Pappas, Rest, Cohen and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1523: A bill for an act relating to marriage; repealing a proposed amendment to the Minnesota Constitution recognizing marriage as only a union between one man and one woman; repealing Laws 2011, chapter 88.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 1524: A bill for an act relating to occupations and professions; modifying licensing provisions and fees for architecture, engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, geoscience, and interior design professions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 326.02, subdivision 3; 326.04; 326.10, subdivisions 1, 2a, 7, 9; 326.105; 326.107, subdivisions 1, 2, 7; 326.12, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Hayden, Dziedzic and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1525: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for competitive arts education grants.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Hayden, Higgins, McGuire, Goodwin and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1526: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XIII, by adding a section; defining the term "person."
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Dahms and Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 1527: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for voluntary certification of good manufacturing practices for commercial feed and feed ingredients; authorizing fees for voluntary certification; modifying rule provisions relating to animal feed; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 25.40, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 25; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 1510.2220; 1510.2230.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Economies.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1528: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying online learning parameters; providing for digital learning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 124D.095, subdivision 4; 126C.15, subdivision 1; 179A.07, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Dibble, Latz, Kelash, Harrington and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1529: A bill for an act relating to marriage; repealing a proposed amendment to the Minnesota Constitution recognizing marriage as only a union between one man and one woman; repealing Laws 2011, chapter 88.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Gimse, Parry and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 1530: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money; providing contingent appropriations for highways; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.