State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, January 26, 2012
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Olson, Pappas and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1531: A bill for an act relating to education; expanding the postsecondary enrollment options program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 124D.09, subdivisions 3, 9, 12, 24, by adding a subdivision; 135A.101, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 124D.09, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 124D.09, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1532: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a community center and swimming pool in the city of Wadena; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dziedzic, Hayden and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1533: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the 10th Avenue SE Bridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1534: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; delaying the effective date to eliminate certain limitations on wind easements; amending Laws 2008, chapter 296, article 1, section 25, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Economies.
Senators Nienow, Hall, Chamberlain, Hoffman and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 1535: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring screening for use of controlled substances in the MFIP and general assistance program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 256D; 256J.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Nienow, Higgins, Marty and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1536: A bill for an act relating to health; providing a licensing exemption for funeral goods; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 149A.50, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Gazelka, Daley and Lillie introduced--
S.F. No. 1537: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XI; providing continuing appropriations for the operation of state government under certain conditions.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben, Ingebrigtsen and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1538: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; clarifying watercraft license fees for canoes, kayaks, sailboards, paddle boats, and rowing shells; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 86B.415, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators DeKruif, Parry, Gimse, Gazelka and Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 1539: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying responsibility of operator of underground facilities before excavation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 216D.01, by adding a subdivision; 216D.04, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Gazelka, Hoffman, Hall and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1540: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the physical presence of a physician for abortion procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 145.412, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1541: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1542: A bill for an act relating to insurance; modifying defensive driving refresher course requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 65B.28, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Rosen, Hoffman, Hann, Newman and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1543: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing medical assistance coverage for community paramedic services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 1544: A bill for an act relating to the city of Montgomery; authorizing the city to convey property for less than market value.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Brown, Hoffman and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 1545: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; modifying rates for individuals, estates, and trusts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.06, subdivision 2d; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 289A.08, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 19a, 19b; 290.06, subdivision 2c.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1546: A bill for an act relating to public health; appropriating money to study perfluorochemical levels.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Metzen and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1547: A bill for an act relating to education finance; permitting Special School District No. 6, South St. Paul, to participate in the alternative facilities revenue program; amending Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 4, section 25, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Howe introduced--
S.F. No. 1548: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding application of the swimming pond exemption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 144.1222, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1549: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying definitions; providing business exemption for motor vehicle repair paint and supplies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 297A.61, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Carlson, Skoe, Gazelka, Stumpf and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 1550: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional public television station in Bemidji; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators DeKruif, Daley, Lillie, Pederson and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1551: A bill for an act relating to electrical inspections; depositing fees collected into account within the construction code fund; annually appropriating funds to the commissioner; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 326B.36, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 326B.04, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Goodwin, Sheran and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1552: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting smoking in theatrical productions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144.413, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144.4167, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Carlson, Sheran, Howe, Hann and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1553: A bill for an act relating to health; providing a temporary permit to practice without compensation to dentists or dental hygienists licensed in another state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 150A.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1554: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an aviation maintenance expansion project at Northland Community and Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1555: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; reviving the bovine tuberculosis property tax credit for certain properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 273.113.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Lourey, Higgins, Marty, Hayden and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1556: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying personal care assistance provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256B.0659, subdivisions 11, 28.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Tomassoni and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1557: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the East Range Joint Powers Board for a water treatment facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1558: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation at Northeast Higher Education District, Hibbing Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1559: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Virginia wastewater treatment facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pederson and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1560: A bill for an act relating to waters; eliminating conservation rate structure requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 103G.291, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 103G.291, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators DeKruif, Parry, Lillie, Gazelka and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1561: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing contingent appropriation for highway safety rest areas; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 160.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Dahms, Magnus, Kubly, Rosen and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1562: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Marshall MERIT Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dahms, Sheran, Kubly, Magnus and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1563: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Lake Redwood reclamation and enhancement project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dahms, Sheran, Kubly and Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 1564: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota River Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Langseth, Senjem, Rosen, Stumpf and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1565: 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 Langseth, Skoe, Hoffman, Ingebrigtsen and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1566: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a waste transfer facility in Becker County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Gimse, Gazelka, Carlson and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1567: A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for permitting efficiency; modifying environmental review requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 14.05, by adding a subdivision; 84.027, by adding a subdivision; 116.07, subdivision 4a; 116J.03, by adding subdivisions; 116J.035, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 84.027, subdivision 14a; 116.03, subdivision 2b.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bakk, Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1568: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying an appropriation for the Mesabi Trail; amending Laws 2006, chapter 258, section 7, subdivision 23, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1569: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Crane Lake Water and Sanitary District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 1570: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the city of Dundee sewer project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1571: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending insurance requirement for limited driver’s license and ignition interlock device program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 171.30, subdivision 1; 171.306, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Gerlach, Marty, Chamberlain, Rest and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 1572: A bill for an act relating to corporations; providing for incorporation of for-profit public benefit corporations; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 304A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1573: A bill for an act relating to bonding; increasing revenue bond debt ceiling for Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 136F.98, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pederson and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1574: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying a 2008 appropriation for the St. Cloud State University hockey center project; amending Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 21, subdivision 15, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pederson and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1575: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for St. Cloud Technical and Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pederson and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1576: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying prior appropriations to Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; amending Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 12, section 3, subdivisions 7, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Newman, Chamberlain, Ingebrigtsen, Limmer and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1577: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, section 1; requiring voters to present photographic identification; providing photographic identification to voters at no charge; requiring equal verification standards for all voters.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators DeKruif, Benson, Hoffman, Hall and Lillie introduced--
S.F. No. 1578: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, section 1; requiring voters to present photographic identification; providing photographic identification to voters at no charge; requiring equal verification standards for all voters.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Pederson and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1579: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota correctional facility in St. Cloud; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1580: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a new sanitary sewer collection system in Koochiching County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1581: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for extension of water and sanitary sewer infrastructure in LaPrairie.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1582: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for sanitary sewer and water improvements in Northome.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1583: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; decertification of Big Fork.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1584: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for sewer line replacement to allow for expansion of existing industrial park businesses in the city of Brooten; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1585: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying nonresident trapping provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 97A.475, subdivision 20; 97B.601, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Limmer, Harrington, Ortman, Sparks and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1586: A bill for an act relating to crime; modifying the penalty for criminal neglect; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 609.233, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1587: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a wind turbine training facility on the campus of Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Canby.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1588: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Morton for its sewer system renovation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1589: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for wastewater infrastructure improvements in Sacred Heart.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1590: A bill for an act relating to education; creating an exemption to the state reciprocity agreement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 124D.041, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1591: 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 Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1592: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XI; requiring that delayed payments to school districts not exceed ten percent of their estimated entitlement.
Referred to the Committee on Education.