State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 9, 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 Daley, Pederson and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1741: A bill for an act relating to local governments; requiring counties and certain cities to report additional budgetary information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 275.065, subdivisions 1, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 1742: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying former legislators’ health insurance coverage; changing the calculation of legislators’ salary for the Minnesota State Retirement System; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 3A.01, subdivision 10; 43A.27, subdivision 4; 352D.04, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Wolf introduced--
S.F. No. 1743: A bill for an act relating to labor; modifying the public employee fair share fee; prohibiting dues check offs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 179A.06, subdivisions 3, 6; 179A.102, subdivisions 3, 6.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Wolf introduced--
S.F. No. 1744: A bill for an act relating to labor; modifying public employees’ fair share fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 179A.06, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Marty, Goodwin, Chamberlain, Wolf and McGuire introduced--
S.F. No. 1745: A bill for an act relating to stadiums; providing for the transfer of the Metrodome to the Minnesota Vikings; abolishing the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission; prohibiting local government competition for sports franchises; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 3.971, subdivision 6; 13.55, subdivision 1; 352.01, subdivision 2a; 473.121, subdivision 5a; 473.164; 473.565, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 340A.404, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473J; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 137.50, subdivision 5; 473.551; 473.552; 473.553, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; 473.556, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17; 473.561; 473.564, subdivisions 2, 3; 473.572; 473.581; 473.592, subdivision 1; 473.595; 473.5955; 473.596; 473.598; 473.599; 473.5995; 473.76.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Marty and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1746: A bill for an act relating to transportation; increasing transit ridership; requiring Metropolitan Council and greater Minnesota transit systems to reduce transit fares to 25 cents; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1747: A bill for an act relating to corrections; narrowing selection criteria for challenge incarceration program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 244.17, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1748: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; creating licensure for music therapists; imposing fees and civil penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 146C.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1749: A bill for an act relating to data practices; repealing certain classifications related to electronic licensing; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.7931, subdivision 6; 84.0874.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1750: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land bordering public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Eaton, Rest, Dziedzic, Sieben and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1751: A bill for an act relating to workforce training; creating a FastTRAC adult career pathway program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116L.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Chamberlain, Nienow, Brown, Kruse and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1752: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the equalization aid levels for the operating referendum and debt service equalization aid programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 123B.53, subdivision 5; 126C.01, by adding subdivisions; 126C.17, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Gazelka, Vandeveer and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1753: A bill for an act relating to elections; conforming certain voter eligibility provisions for individuals under guardianship to constitutional requirements; modifying other related procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 201.014, subdivision 2; 201.071, subdivision 1; 201.15, subdivision 1; 204C.10; 524.5-120; 524.5-310; 524.5-313; 524.5-316; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 524.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Parry, Gazelka and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 1754: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; increasing the allowable per diem reimbursement from lawful gambling net profits for military marching, color guard, or honor guard units; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 349.12, subdivision 25.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Gazelka, Parry and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 1755: A bill for an act relating to state government; authorizing certain negotiations to avoid layoffs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 179A.22, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator McGuire introduced--
S.F. No. 1756: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, section 1; changing the state and local election voting age from 18 to 16.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators McGuire, Sheran and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1757: A bill for an act relating to public health; expanding prohibition of bisphenol-A in products for young children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 325F.172, subdivision 3; 325F.173.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1758: A bill for an act relating to real property; expanding utility disconnection notice requirements; requiring service of notice of sale on energy service providers; providing for payment of utilities by the holder of a sheriff’s certificate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 216B.0976; 580.03; 582.031, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
Senators Latz, Harrington and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1759: A bill for an act relating to corrections; eliminating a Department of Corrections report on performance measures and targets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 241.016, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Nienow and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1760: A bill for an act relating to education finance; permitting alternative uses of the building lease levy for school districts that are members of St. Croix River Education District; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 126C.40, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1761: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of Sandstone and its economic development authority to sell a housing development.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Gimse and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1762: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the Board of Water and Soil Resources for wetland restoration; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Rest, Bakk, Harrington, Kubly and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1763: A bill for an act relating to redistricting; adopting a legislative districting plan for use in 2012 and thereafter; adopting districting principles for legislative districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 2.031, subdivision 1; 2.91, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 2.031, subdivision 2; 2.444; 2.484.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Rest, Bakk, Harrington, Kubly and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1764: A bill for an act relating to redistricting; adopting a congressional districting plan for use in 2012 and thereafter; adopting districting principles for congressional districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 2.031, subdivision 1; 2.91, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 2.031, subdivision 2; 2.444; 2.484.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1765: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Camp Ripley education center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eaton, Saxhaug, Sheran, Kelash and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1766: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring reporting of children’s products containing harmful chemicals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116.9405; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Limmer, Rest, Bonoff and Kruse introduced--
S.F. No. 1767: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money for adding a lane to a portion of Interstate Highway 494; authorizing sale of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1768: A bill for an act relating to taxation; establishing a new jobs now tax credit; appropriating money; making changes to corporate franchise and sales and use taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 290.01, subdivision 19d; 290.17, subdivision 4; 290.21, subdivision 4; 297A.66, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Skoe and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 1769: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing state trail connection between Heartland Trail and Itasca State Park; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 85.015, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Dahms, Carlson, Kubly and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1770: A bill for an act relating to taxation; exempting certain sales of pets from sales taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.70, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Kelash, Goodwin and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1771: A bill for an act relating to job creation; amending state procurement policies; establishing the Buy Minnesota Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 16C.06, by adding a subdivision; 16C.08, by adding a subdivision; 16C.26, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1772: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Cass Lake sanitary and storm water sewer system; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Carlson and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1773: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to establish a veterans facility in the city of Bemidji; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Michel, Ortman, Lillie and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1774: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the small business investment credit; providing a credit for start-up and emerging Minnesota businesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116J.8737, subdivisions 5, 8; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 116J.8737, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 297I.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Carlson, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1775: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for state forest land reforestation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pappas, Dziedzic, Higgins, Dibble and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1776: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing funding for Hennepin County Medical Center graduate family medicine education programs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Dibble, Marty, Latz, Harrington and McGuire introduced--
S.F. No. 1777: A bill for an act relating to courts; prohibiting exclusion from jury service on the basis of marital status or sexual orientation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 593.32, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Sieben, Cohen, Tomassoni, Eaton and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1778: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Minnesota investment fund.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Kelash, Eaton, Dziedzic, Tomassoni and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1779: A bill for an act relating to workforce training; creating Minnesota opportunity training grants; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Carlson, Miller, Pederson, Dahms and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1780: A bill for an act relating to higher education; clarifying the authority of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system to continue operations during a budget impasse; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 136F.71, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.