State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 2, 2012
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1633: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Fairmont Police Relief Association; consolidating the relief association with the Public Employees Police and Fire Retirement Plan and Fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 69.77, subdivisions 1a, 4; 356.215, subdivision 8; Laws 2002, chapter 392, article 1, section 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 423A.06; Laws 1947, chapter 624, sections 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6; 8; 9; 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18; 19; 21; 22, as amended; Laws 1963, chapter 423; Laws 1999, chapter 222, article 3, sections 3; 4; 5.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1634: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying Explore Minnesota Tourism Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116U.25.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Magnus, Ingebrigtsen and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1635: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending certain exceptions to the minimum content requirements for biodiesel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 239.77, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Economies.
Senators DeKruif, Ortman and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 1636: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying definition of retail sale; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.61, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1637: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting predatory offenders from serving as hotel or motel employees; requiring background checks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 299C.67, by adding subdivisions; 299C.68; 299C.69; 299C.70; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Chamberlain, Jungbauer and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 1638: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the ability of school boards to conduct school on certain holidays; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 120A.42.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 1639: A bill for an act relating to state government; reducing the number of departments in the executive branch; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 15.01; 15.06, subdivision 1; 15A.0815, subdivisions 2, 3; 43A.08, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 1640: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota State Academies; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Nelson, Parry and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1641: A bill for an act relating to veterans; family law; allowing recovery of a portion of the marriage license fee for members of the armed forces who complete premarital education after the license is issued; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 517.08, subdivision 1b.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Parry, Nelson, Miller and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1642: A bill for an act relating to the military; beyond the yellow ribbon program; civil immunity; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 192.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Carlson, Parry, Gazelka and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1643: A bill for an act relating to veterans; modifying eligibility for a tax credit for past military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.0677, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Parry, Senjem, Rosen and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 1644: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements at the Minnesota State Academies; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Gimse and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 1645: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Ridgewater College in Willmar; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ortman, Bakk, Kelash, Hall and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1646: A bill for an act relating to the city of Bloomington; extending certain time limits applicable to a tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1647: A bill for an act relating to higher education; expanding disclosure requirements for private institutions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 136A.67; 141.28, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Hoffman, Bakk, Gimse and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1648: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing county attorneys and assistant county attorneys to carry firearms on duty under the terms of a permit to carry; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 388.051, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Carlson and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1649: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Northland Regional Sports Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Nelson, Parry, Benson and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1650: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring a request for proposal for a reorganization study.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Carlson, Gazelka, Bakk, Skoe and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1651: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying requirements for certain bear stands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97A.137, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Reinert, Bakk, Saxhaug, Lourey and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1652: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the American Indian Learning Resource Center at the University of Minnesota, Duluth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pederson, Kelash and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1653: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; clarifying employee classification of independent contractors; providing pilot project for contractor registration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 181.723, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 7, 15, 16, by adding subdivisions; 326B.081, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 181.723, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 181.723, subdivisions 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14, 17; Minnesota Rules, parts 5202.0100; 5202.0110; 5202.0120; 5202.0130; 5202.0140; 5202.0150; 5202.0160.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Sieben, Torres Ray, Eaton, Stumpf and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1654: A bill for an act relating to education; offering a financial incentive for school boards and teacher representatives to sign a collective bargaining agreement by January 15 in an even-numbered year; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Sieben, Vandeveer and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1655: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Nelson, Michel, Harrington and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 1656: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring the legislature to authorize any cyclical revisions of academic standards and high school graduation requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 120B.023, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Latz, Harrington, Pappas, Limmer and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1657: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the definition of qualified domestic violence-related offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 609.02, subdivision 16.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1658: A bill for an act relating to public safety; narrowing the neglect of a vulnerable adult crime while increasing the penalty for egregious neglect; expanding the second degree manslaughter crime to include death caused by egregious vulnerable adult neglect; prescribing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 609.205; 609.233, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Gimse, Daley, Gazelka and Kruse introduced--
S.F. No. 1659: 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 Chamberlain and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1660: A bill for an act relating to notaries public; repealing certain maximum fees; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 357.17.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1661: A bill for an act relating to transportation; municipal state-aid street system; amending municipal state-aid street funds eligibility and allocation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 162.09, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Vandeveer and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1662: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Browns Creek Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1663: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Highway 10 and Armstrong Boulevard Interchange in the city of Ramsey; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ortman, Limmer, Bakk, Gerlach and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1664: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; authorizing inverse condemnation by a mixed municipal solid waste services business when a governmental entity occupies the market; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 117.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Gimse, Nienow, Benson and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1665: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring drug testing for MFIP applicants and participants; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256J.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Wolf, Chamberlain and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1666: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District for a new facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Chamberlain, Limmer and Lillie introduced--
S.F. No. 1667: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; making certain Metropolitan Council guidelines and plans advisory; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 473.145; 473.175, subdivision 1; 473.206; 473.856; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 473.851.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Chamberlain, Limmer and Lillie introduced--
S.F. No. 1668: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring city, county, and town approval prior to constructing light rail transit facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 473.3994, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1669: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rum River Dam; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Koch, Ortman, Limmer, DeKruif and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1670: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an upfront capital equipment exemption for certain businesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.68, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Chamberlain and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 1671: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring public value impact statements for certain legislation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden, Dibble, Higgins, Harrington and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1672: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying eligibility provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 256B.06, subdivision 4; 256L.04, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1673: A bill for an act relating to performance bonds; modifying a cost threshold relating to public works contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 574.26, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Benson and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1674: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying electronic benefit transfer cards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256.987, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Benson, Hayden and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1675: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions related to children and family services; reforming adoptions under guardianship of the commissioner; modifying statutory provisions related to child support; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 13.461, subdivision 17; 13.465, by adding a subdivision; 145.902, subdivision 1; 256.998, subdivisions 1, 5; 256J.24, subdivision 5; 259.22, subdivision 2; 259.23, subdivision 1; 259.24, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6a, 7; 259.29, subdivision 2; 260C.193, subdivision 3; 260C.201, subdivision 11a; 260C.212, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 7; 260C.217; 260C.317, subdivisions 3, 4; 260C.325, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 260C.328; 541.04; 548.09, subdivision 1; 626.556, subdivisions 2, 10f, 10i, 11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256.022.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 1676: A bill for an act relating to taxation; city of Apple Valley; authorizing use of tax increment financing; extending authority.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 1677: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Apple Valley to create a tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hall, Jungbauer, Limmer, Newman and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1678: A bill for an act relating to public defenders; amending provisions related to public defender representation, appointment, and reimbursement obligations; outlining financial responsibility for public defender costs, cost for counsel in CHIPS cases, pretrial appeals costs, and standby counsel costs; establishing an appellate process working group; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 244.052, subdivision 6; 244.11, subdivision 1; 257.69, subdivision 1; 260B.163, subdivision 4; 260B.331, subdivision 5; 260C.163, subdivision 3; 260C.331, subdivision 5; 609.115, subdivision 4; 609.131, subdivision 1; 611.14; 611.16; 611.17; 611.18; 611.20, subdivision 4; 611.215, subdivision 2; 611.26, subdivision 6; 611.27, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 611.20, subdivision 6; 611.27, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 1679: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying advisory council provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 254A.035, subdivision 2; 254A.04; 256B.093, subdivision 1; 260.835, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Wiger, Chamberlain and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1680: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for classroom addition and renovation at Century College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 1681: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for The Casey Jones Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 1682: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making the office of county auditor-treasurer appointive in Jackson County.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Senjem, Parry, Olson, Wolf and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1683: A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the director of the State Lottery to establish gaming machines; imposing a fee on gaming machine revenue; providing powers and duties to the director; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 240.13, by adding subdivisions; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349A.01, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.10, subdivision 3; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; 609.761, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 240.30, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Senjem, Sparks, Metzen, Robling and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 1684: A bill for an act relating to gambling; authorizing the director of the State Lottery to establish gaming machines at a licensed racetrack; imposing a fee on gaming machine revenue; providing powers and duties to the director; dedicating money for education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 240.03; 240.13, by adding a subdivision; 240.28, subdivision 2; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349A.01, subdivision 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.10, subdivision 3; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.75, subdivision 3; 609.761, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 240.30, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pederson, Sheran, Dibble, Gimse and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1685: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for local road improvement; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pederson, Sheran, Dibble, Gimse and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1686: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for local bridge replacement and rehabilitation; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ortman, Gazelka, Gimse, Sparks and Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1687: A bill for an act relating to transportation; motor carriers; prohibiting indemnity provisions in motor carrier contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 221.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni, Bakk and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1688: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying restrictions on expedited exchanges of public lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 94.3495, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators DeKruif, Daley, Parry and Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1689: A bill for an act relating to military affairs; extending reemployment rights protections to certain nonpublic employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 192.261, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Wolf, Chamberlain, Kruse and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 1690: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school districts to base unrequested leave of absence and certain discharge and demotion decisions on teacher evaluation outcomes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 122A.40, subdivisions 10, 11; 122A.41, subdivision 14; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 122A.41, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1691: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Glenwood for flood hazard mitigation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1692: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Teachers Retirement Association and other plans; revising Teachers Retirement Association post-retirement adjustment initial eligibility procedure; recodifying Teachers Retirement Association aid provisions; creating new Teachers Retirement Association contribution and aid payment deficiency recovery procedures; revising federal code compliance provisions applicable to all plans; making other changes of an administrative nature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 126C.41, subdivision 3; 352.91, subdivision 3d; 354.51, subdivision 5; 354A.12, subdivision 3c; 356.415, subdivision 1d; 356.611, subdivisions 3, 3a, 4, by adding a subdivision; 423A.02, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 356.215, subdivision 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 354; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 128D.18; 354A.12, subdivision 3b.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Rosen, Senjem and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1693: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a cooperative facilities grant to Independent School District No. 2134, United South Central; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 1694: A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating the manufacture, sale, and use of fireworks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 624.21; 624.221.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 1695: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds; appropriating money for marked Trunk Highway 75 in Luverne.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1696: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for design and renovation at Saint Paul College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Skoe and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 1697: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for construction and renovation of facilities in Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators DeKruif and Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 1698: A bill for an act relating to transportation; limiting authority of commissioner of transportation to adopt rules for county state-aid roads and municipal state-aid streets; abolishing provision promoting complete streets policies for local road authorities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 162.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 10; 162.021, subdivision 1; 162.07, subdivision 2; 162.09, subdivisions 1, 2; 162.13, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 162.02, subdivisions 3, 3a, 3b; 162.09, subdivisions 3, 3a; 162.155; 174.75, subdivision 4; Laws 2010, chapter 351, section 72; Minnesota Rules, parts 8820.2500; 8820.2700; 8820.3100, subparts 1, 2, 5, 6, 7a, 8, 9a, 10; 8820.3300; 8820.3400; 8820.4060; 8820.9920; 8820.9922; 8820.9926, subpart 1; 8820.9936; 8820.9946; 8820.9956; 8820.9961; 8820.9981; 8820.9986; 8820.9990; 8820.9995.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Nienow, Hann, Lourey and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1699: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying group residential housing and Minnesota supplemental aid shelter needy provisions; modifying adult foster care homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 245A.11, subdivisions 2, 2a, 7, 7a, 8; 245B.07, subdivision 1; 245C.04, subdivision 6; 256B.092, subdivision 1b; 256D.44, subdivision 5; 256I.04, subdivision 2a; 326B.103, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 245B; 256B; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 9555.5105, subpart 37, item B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1700: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; eliminating the Plumbing Board; creating a Plumbing Advisory Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 326B.43, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 326B.435, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 326B.435, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Kruse, Hann and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1701: A bill for an act relating to restaurants; providing for the Restaurant Recovery and Jobs Creation Act; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain meals and drinks; expanding the capital equipment exemption; providing for the application of gratuities in calculating the minimum wage; modifying the calculation of unemployment taxes; modifying license fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 157.16; 177.24, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.035, subdivision 24; 297A.68, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1702: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing Hennepin County to construct a center for providing mental health services to children; appropriating money to construct a new Washburn Center for Children; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Rosen, Magnus and Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 1703: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Truman for a storm water project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hoffman, Benson, Hann, Rosen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1704: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the long-term care consultation requirements for prospective housing with services residents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256B.0911, subdivision 3c.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.