State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
6:30 P.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1830: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying certain reporting and assessment requirements; modifying waste management provisions; clarifying certain environmental review; eliminating certain fees; modifying toxic pollution prevention requirements; modifying certain standards for stationary sources; extending prohibition on new open air swine basins; modifying acid deposition control requirements; modifying sewage sludge management; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 103A.43; 103H.175, subdivision 3; 115.06, subdivision 4; 115.42; 115A.15, subdivision 5; 115A.411; 115A.551, subdivisions 2a, 4; 115A.557, subdivisions 3, 4; 115A.93, subdivisions 1, 3; 115D.08; 115D.10; 116.011; 116.0714; 116.10; 116C.833, subdivision 2; 216C.055; 216H.07, subdivision 3; 473.149, subdivision 6; 473.846; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 115A.1320, subdivision 1; 116D.04, subdivision 2a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 115.447; 115A.07, subdivision 2; 115A.15, subdivision 5; 115A.965, subdivision 7; 216H.07, subdivision 4; Minnesota Rules, parts 7002.0025, subpart 2a; 7011.7030; 7021.0010, subpart 3; 7021.0050, subparts 1, 2, 3; 7041.0500, subparts 5, 6, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1831: A bill for an act relating to taxation; clarifying limits on taxation, spending, and incurring debt based on market values; defining terms; making technical and clarifying changes; repealing obsolete provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 38.18; 40A.15, subdivision 2; 69.011, subdivision 1; 69.021, subdivisions 7, 8; 84.0277, subdivision 2; 88.51, subdivision 3; 103B.245, subdivision 3; 103B.251, subdivision 8; 103B.635, subdivision 2; 103B.691, subdivision 2; 103D.905, subdivisions 2, 3, 8; 117.025, subdivision 7; 127A.48, subdivision 1; 138.053; 144F.01, subdivision 4; 162.07, subdivisions 3, 4; 162.081, subdivision 4; 163.04, subdivision 3; 163.06, subdivision 6; 165.10, subdivision 1; 272.03, by adding subdivisions; 273.032; 273.11, subdivision 1; 273.13, subdivision 21b; 273.1398, subdivisions 3, 4; 275.011, subdivision 1; 275.077, subdivision 2; 275.71, subdivision 4; 276A.01, subdivisions 10, 12, 13, 15; 287.08; 287.23, subdivision 1; 353G.08, subdivision 2; 365.025, subdivision 4; 366.095, subdivision 1; 366.27; 368.01, subdivision 23; 368.47; 370.01; 373.40, subdivisions 1, 4; 375.167, subdivision 1; 375.18, subdivision 3; 375.555; 383B.152; 383B.245; 383B.73, subdivision 1; 383E.20; 383E.23; 385.31; 394.36, subdivision 1; 398A.04, subdivision 8; 401.05, subdivision 3; 410.32; 412.221, subdivision 2; 412.301; 428A.02, subdivision 1; 430.102, subdivision 2; 447.10; 450.19; 450.25; 458A.10; 458A.31, subdivision 1; 465.04; 469.033, subdivision 6; 469.034, subdivision 2; 469.053, subdivisions 4, 4a, 6; 469.107, subdivision 1; 469.177, subdivision 1; 469.180, subdivision 2; 469.187; 469.206; 471.24; 471.571, subdivisions 1, 2; 471.73; 473.325, subdivision 2; 473.629; 473.661, subdivision 3; 473.667, subdivision 9; 473.671; 473.711, subdivision 2a; 473F.02, subdivisions 12, 14, 15, 23; 475.521, subdivision 4; 475.53, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 475.58, subdivision 2; 475.73, subdivision 1; 477A.0124, subdivision 2; 641.23; 641.24; 645.44, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 276.04, subdivision 2; 477A.011, subdivision 20; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 273.11, subdivision 1a; 276A.01, subdivision 11; 276A.06, subdivision 10; 473F.02, subdivision 13; 473F.08, subdivision 10; 477A.011, subdivision 21.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Parry and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1832: A bill for an act relating to elections; determining funds for Help America Vote Act; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Benson, Hoffman, Hann, Newman and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1833: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying persons ineligible for MFIP; modifying MFIP sanctions; modifying the MFIP time limit; modifying the MFIP exit level; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 256J.08, subdivisions 34b, 51b; 256J.24, subdivision 10; 256J.26, subdivision 1; 256J.32, subdivisions 4, 6; 256J.415; 256J.42, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6; 256J.425, subdivisions 1, 4, 4a, 5, 6; 256J.45, subdivision 2; 256J.46, subdivision 1; 256J.50, subdivisions 6, 10; 256J.575, subdivision 3; 256J.621; 256J.626, subdivision 2; 256J.751, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Benson, Gazelka, DeKruif, Newman and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1834: A bill for an act relating to human services; limiting electronic benefit card transactions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256.987, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Gazelka, Benson, Newman and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1835: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying residency requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 256D.02, subdivision 12a; 256J.12, subdivisions 1a, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1836: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Hibbing sewer extension; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1837: A bill for an act relating to education; improving the academic achievement of all students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 120A.22, subdivision 5; 120B.35, by adding a subdivision; 121A.03; 121A.17, subdivisions 3, 5; 122A.50; 122A.60, subdivision 1a; 123B.41, subdivision 7; 124D.02, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 126C.05, subdivision 15; 126C.12, subdivisions 1, 5; 145A.17, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 121A.55; 123B.92, subdivision 1; 124D.10, subdivision 8; 126C.05, subdivision 1; 126C.126; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 121A.0695.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Torres Ray, Dibble and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 1838: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the rehabilitation of the Franklin Avenue Bridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1839: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing certain agency prepayments; providing for apprentice riders; modifying aquatic invasive species provisions; modifying local government trail authority; modifying enforcement provisions; modifying certain bait provisions; modifying prior appropriations; eliminating certain reporting, plan, and meeting requirements; eliminating loan program; modifying La Salle Lake State Recreation Area administration; adding to and deleting from state parks, state recreation areas, and state forests; authorizing private sale of certain state lands; modifying certain easements; modifying lands withdrawn from sale; modifying certain lease provisions; providing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 16A.065; 84.631; 84.67; 84.91, subdivision 1; 85.018, subdivision 2; 85.20, subdivision 1; 85.46, subdivision 1; 86B.331, subdivision 1; 92.45; 92.50, subdivision 1; 97A.421, subdivision 4a; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 84D.10, subdivision 4; 84D.105, subdivision 2; 84D.13, subdivision 5; 97C.341; Laws 2007, chapter 57, article 1, section 4, subdivision 2, as amended; Laws 2010, chapter 362, section 2, subdivision 7; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 2, article 1, section 4, subdivision 7; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 6, article 3, section 8, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84; 86B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 84.946, subdivision 3; 86A.12, subdivision 5; 89.06; 90.042; 97A.4742, subdivision 4; 103G.705.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1840: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; decertification of Vesta.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1841: A bill for an act relating to retirement; all Minnesota public retirement plans other than lump sum volunteer fire plans; revising actuarial valuation interest rate assumptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 356.215, subdivision 8; 356.216.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators DeKruif, Lillie and Daley introduced--
S.F. No. 1842: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring state appointing authorities to use the federal E-Verify program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators DeKruif, Carlson and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1843: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for continued operation of state parks and recreation areas when biennial appropriations have not been enacted; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 85.055, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators DeKruif, Gerlach and Daley introduced--
S.F. No. 1844: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for continued operation of the Minnesota Zoological Garden when biennial appropriations have not been enacted; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 85A.04, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1845: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying water skiing and other watercraft towing hours; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 86B.315, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Gazelka and Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 1846: A bill for an act relating to state government; permitting the Department of Administration to contract for waste-hauling without determining whether state employees are able to do the work; prohibiting the state from purchasing waste-hauling vehicles for use in the Capitol complex; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators DeKruif, Lillie, Dahms, Hoffman and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 1847: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; eliminating sales tax on purchases by counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 297A.70, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1848: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the Board of Trustees of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to implement a policy on awarding college credit for tech-prep programs; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1849: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring the Metropolitan Council to reduce its allocation of regional parks and open space funding to the Three Rivers Park District.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1850: A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; modifying the K-12 education subtraction and credit to apply to fees charged for extracurricular activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.0674, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1851: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for temporary signs on pedestrian bridges and overpasses over trunk highways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 160.27, by adding a subdivision; 160.2715.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 1852: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing county maintenance on Trunk Highway 47.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Dibble, McGuire, Hayden, Metzen and Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 1853: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing incentive payments for public buildings installing solar photovoltaic devices; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
Senators Limmer and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1854: A bill for an act relating to human services; distinguishing and clarifying law regarding civil commitment to the Minnesota sex offender program from other civil commitments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 253B.02, subdivisions 18a, 24; 253B.03, subdivision 1a; 253B.045, subdivision 1a; 253B.092, subdivision 1; 253B.17, subdivision 1; 253B.185, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 253B.185, subdivisions 1, 10a, 11a, 11b, 14a, 16; 253B.19, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 253D.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Limmer and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1855: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring review of stay of civil commitment as alternative to commitment to secure treatment facility for sex offenders; requiring report.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Carlson, Wiger, Parry and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1856: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; allowing licensed organizations to contribute net profits from lawful gambling to 501(c)(19) organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 349.12, subdivision 25, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Carlson, Saxhaug, Bakk and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 1857: A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for expedited exchange, condemnation, and private sale of certain state land in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 92.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Carlson, Dahms, Sheran, Wiger and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1858: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring disclosure of certain course material and course information; establishing a MnSCU textbook task force; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 135A.25, subdivision 5; 136F.58, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Carlson, Pederson, Ingebrigtsen, Magnus and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 1859: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying the delay implementation of a certain rule; amending Laws 2010, chapter 361, article 4, section 73, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Pederson, Gimse and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 1860: A bill for an act relating to highway construction; requiring a special slurry disposal provision in certain highway construction, improvement, or repair contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Benson, Fischbach, Higgins and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1861: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing out-of-state residential mental health treatment for certain children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.0945, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Olson, Chamberlain, Daley, Metzen and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 1862: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for grants to metropolitan area cities to address inflow and infiltration in the sewer system; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 1863: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the definition of an individual who is related; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 245A.02, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 1864: A bill for an act relating to the city of Taylors Falls; authorizing the city of Taylors Falls to establish and exercise border city development zone powers; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Hoffman, Thompson, Hann, Newman and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1865: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying minor consent for health procedures and records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 121A.22, subdivision 2; 144.291, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 144.343, subdivision 1; 144.3441.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Hoffman, Hann, Newman and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 1866: A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing the requirement that health care providers must participate in the state public health care programs as a condition of participating as a provider in the state employee health plans; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.0644.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Carlson, Tomassoni, Senjem, Langseth and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1867: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for library accessibility and improvement grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Reinert, Goodwin, Sheran, Eaton and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1868: 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 Miller, Pederson, Fischbach, Saxhaug and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1869: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing an internship program; allowing a tax credit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Newman and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1870: A bill for an act relating to public safety; specifically including theft of motor fuel in the theft crime; creating a permissive inference regarding theft of motor fuel; modifying the drive-off gas civil liability law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 171.175; 332.32; 604.15, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 609.52, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Sieben and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1871: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing persons age 55 or older to hunt with a crossbow; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97B.035, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Lourey and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1872: A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing the Minnesota Insurance Marketplace; prescribing its powers and duties; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1873: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Cuyuna Lakes State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Gimse, Carlson and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1874: A bill for an act relating to public safety; extending the felony of fraudulent or other improper finance statements to include retaliation against a sheriff or county recorder for performance of official duties regarding real property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 609.7475, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Dahms, Gerlach, Eaton, Rest and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1875: A bill for an act relating to insurance; property and casualty; permitting a written disclosure of guaranty association coverage when a policy is delivered; expanding access to accident reports to include all parties involved; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.09, subdivision 13; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 60C.21, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1876: A bill for an act relating to health; licensing emergency medical personnel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 144E.001, subdivisions 1b, 3a, 4a, 4b, 5c, 5d, 5e, 6, 11, 14, by adding subdivisions; 144E.01, subdivision 1; 144E.101, subdivisions 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 12; 144E.103; 144E.127, subdivision 2; 144E.265, subdivision 2; 144E.27, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, by adding a subdivision; 144E.275, subdivision 3; 144E.28, subdivisions 1, 5, 7; 144E.283; 144E.285; 144E.286, subdivision 3; 144E.29; 144E.30, subdivision 3; 144E.305, subdivision 2; 144E.31; 144E.32, subdivision 2; 144E.35, subdivision 1; 144E.52; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 144E.001, subdivision 5f; 144E.28, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 4690.0100, subparts 16, 17; 4690.1400.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1877: A bill for an act relating to human services; preventing welfare fraud; allowing access to drivers license photos in welfare fraud investigations; requiring driver’s licenses be verified authentic prior to granting welfare benefits; requiring a search of drug convictions to determine welfare benefit eligibility; excluding drug offenders from welfare eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 171.07, subdivision 1a; 256J.11, by adding a subdivision; 256J.26, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 256J.32, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1878: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the levy authority of the Cook-Orr Hospital District; amending Laws 1988, chapter 645, section 3, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1879: A bill for an act relating to bonds; modifying requirements for bond security; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 574.01.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1880: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making the county recorder appointive in Dodge County.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1881: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and franchise; historic preservation and job creation; extending the sunset on the historic structure rehabilitation tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.0681, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1882: A bill for an act relating to human services; instructing the commissioner to develop a plan for a residential campus for individuals with autism.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1883: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying the verification requirements for the Cooper/Sams volunteer ambulance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144E.41.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1884: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; clarifying exemptions for medical devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.67, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dahms, Saxhaug, Skoe, Miller and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1885: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying local water management; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 103B.101, by adding a subdivision; 103B.311, subdivision 4; 103B.3369.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1886: A bill for an act relating to Saint Louis County; authorizing the sale of certain tax-forfeited leased lands.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Saxhaug, Ingebrigtsen, Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1887: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; directing the commissioner of natural resources and the Environmental Quality Board to amend rules relating to scram mining operations.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Thompson, Chamberlain, Gerlach, Daley and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1888: A bill for an act relating to debt collectors; amending procedures for licensure of debt collection agencies and registration of individual debt collectors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 332.33, subdivisions 4, 7, 8; 332.35; 332.40, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Kruse, Bakk, Bonoff, Olson and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1889: A bill for an act relating to the permanent school fund; changing the Permanent School Fund Advisory Committee into a legislative commission; granting the commission authority to employ a director to oversee, manage, and administer school trust lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 16A.06, subdivision 11; 16A.125, subdivision 5; 84.027, subdivision 18; 84.085, subdivision 1; 92.12, subdivision 1; 92.121; 92.13; 93.2236; 94.342, subdivision 5; 127A.30; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1890: A bill for an act relating to retirement health care; Minnesota State Retirement System health care savings plan; specifying that plan distributions must go to living persons; making other changes of an administrative nature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 352.98, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 8.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1891: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association; making changes of an administrative nature by revising a cross-reference; specifying the timing of annual employer supplemental contributions for the MERF division; revising a compensating limit provision to comply with federal law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 353.50, subdivision 7; 356.611, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 353.01, subdivision 16.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.