State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 16, 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 Hann, Nelson, Thompson, Harrington and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1892: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting school districts from holding school on the Thursday and Friday before Labor Day; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 120A.40.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Howe, Hann, Kruse, Wiger and Harrington introduced--
S.F. No. 1893: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the revenue for safe schools programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 126C.44.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1894: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating funds paid to the state by Ford Motor Company.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Latz, Sieben, Gerlach, Cohen and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1895: A bill for an act relating to assumed names; providing for an exception from filing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 333.01, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1896: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Maple Grove to create a soil deficiency tax increment financing district subject to special rules.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Gimse and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1897: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a drainage outlet for Lake Oscar; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1898: A bill for an act relating to housing; authorizing Minnesota Housing Finance Agency to issue additional nonprofit housing bonds for three or more culturally specific transitional housing and counseling facilities for exploited American-Indian, East African, Latina, African-American, and Asian girls and women; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 462A.36, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1899: A bill for an act relating to public health; providing regulation of commercial breeders to protect public health and animal welfare; requiring registration; establishing fees; requiring rulemaking; providing penalties; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1900: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing that certain councils do not expire under the Minnesota Sunset Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 3D.21, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1901: A bill for an act relating to public safety; allowing participants in original ignition interlock device program to drive noninterlock equipped employer-owned vehicles in certain instances.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Gazelka, Miller, Pederson and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1902: 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 Howe, Miller and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1903: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing Independent School District No. 857, Lewiston-Altura, to exercise remaining levy authority for disability access projects.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Kruse introduced--
S.F. No. 1904: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing enrollment options for students at low-performing schools; providing a Minnesota private school tuition tax credit; modifying the education tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.0674, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 124D; 290.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1905: A bill for an act relating to state government; designating the black bear as the state mammal; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Benson, DeKruif, Howe and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1906: A bill for an act relating to energy; eliminating the size limitation on hydropower sources that may satisfy the renewable energy standard; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 216B.1691, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1907: A bill for an act relating to higher education; Mesabi Range Community and Technical College; appropriating money for windmill installation.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Hall, Stumpf, DeKruif, Wiger and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 1908: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying CPR training and instruction requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 120B.236.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Senjem, Robling, Sparks, Wiger and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 1909: 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; 240.14, 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 Gerlach, Gazelka, Hann, Thompson and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1910: A bill for an act relating to insurance; the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association; permitting flexibility in premium rate-setting process; permitting closing enrollment in two plans; permitting flexibility in benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 62E.08, subdivisions 1, 3; 62E.091; 62E.12.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1911: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; enacting the Freedom to Hunt and Fish Act of 2012; requiring the availability of game and fish licenses by electronic transaction; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 84.027, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Gazelka, Fischbach, Limmer, Brown and Wolf introduced--
S.F. No. 1912: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a prescribing physician be physically present when certain abortion-inducing drugs are administered; providing for criminal penalty; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Gimse, Senjem, Howe, Rest and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1913: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying provisions relating to air flight property tax levies, aircraft fuel taxes, and aircraft registration taxes and filing fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 270.075, by adding a subdivision; 296A.09, subdivision 2; 296A.17, subdivision 3; 297A.94; 360.511, by adding a subdivision; 360.531, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 360.532; 360.57.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bakk and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1914: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; changing the interest rate on delinquent property taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 279.03, subdivisions 1a, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1915: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Carlton County to levy a tax for certain cemetery purposes; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 6, section 11.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Nelson and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1916: A bill for an act relating to state finance; increasing the rate of taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products; providing for use of the proceeds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 275.025, subdivision 1; 297F.05, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 127A.45, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Wolf introduced--
S.F. No. 1917: A bill for an act relating to education; extending for one additional year school districts’ ability to use prone restraints under some conditions; requiring data collection and reporting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 125A.0942, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Chamberlain and Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 1918: A bill for an act relating to public administration; modifying provisions governing energy forward pricing mechanisms for government agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16C.143; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 383B.1588.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Dibble, Tomassoni, Higgins, Dziedzic and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1919: A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting discrimination against unemployed individuals; providing for civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Jungbauer, McGuire, Bonoff, Robling and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 1920: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to the Metropolitan Council for regional park and open-space land acquisition and improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Robling, Stumpf, Senjem and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1921: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring licensure of certain facilities that perform abortions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Pederson, Bakk, Nienow and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1922: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing methods for certain review and reporting on agency rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 3.842, subdivision 4a; 14.02, by adding a subdivision; 14.05, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 14.116; 14.131; 14.19; 14.388, subdivision 2; 14.389, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 3D.06; 3D.10; 3D.11; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 14.127.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Rosen and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1923: A bill for an act relating to the city of Minneapolis; providing a termination date for certain local taxes; amending Laws 1986, chapter 396, sections 4, subdivision 1; 5, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Dziedzic, McGuire, Metzen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1924: A bill for an act relating to human rights; requiring employers to post employee protections under the Minnesota Human Rights Act; increasing the time period of the certificate of compliance and filing fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 363A.36, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 363A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Reinert, Olson, Magnus and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1925: A bill for an act relating to adoption; modifying provisions governing access to adoption records and original birth certificates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.465, subdivision 8; 144.218, subdivision 1; 144.225, subdivision 2; 144.2252; 144.226, subdivision 1; 259.89, subdivision 1; 260C.317, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 259.83, subdivision 3; 259.89, subdivisions 2, 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1926: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Minneapolis to Duluth high speed passenger rail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Michel, Daley, Lillie, DeKruif and Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 1927: A bill for an act relating to job creation; reducing business property taxes; creating a small business regulatory review board; imposing a moratorium on rulemaking by state agencies except in certain specified instances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 275.025, subdivisions 1, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.