State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 1, 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 Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2139: A bill for an act relating to insurance; shifting regulatory authority over health maintenance organizations from the commissioner of health to the commissioner of commerce; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 62D.02, subdivision 3; 62D.05, subdivision 6; 62D.12, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2140: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing new payment rate-setting methodologies for home and community-based waiver services; providing rulemaking authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 245A.11, subdivision 8; 256B.0911, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0916, subdivision 2; 256B.092, subdivision 4; 256B.49, subdivision 17; 256B.4912; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Chamberlain, Kruse, Gerlach and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2141: A bill for an act relating to commerce; changing laws relating to debt settlement services agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 332B.06, subdivisions 2, 5, 8; 332B.07, subdivisions 1, 4; 332B.09, subdivision 1; 332B.10; 332B.13, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 332B.09, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2142: A bill for an act relating to insurance; permitting accelerated benefits available under a life insurance policy to include long-term care coverage; permitting use of life insurance cash value to pay premiums on long-term care insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 61A.072, subdivisions 1, 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 61A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Nelson, Senjem, Ingebrigtsen and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2143: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding dental services for the disabled; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.0625, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators DeKruif, Sheran, Robling and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2144: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; clarifying the removal of debris from public waters and shoreland; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 103F.211, by adding a subdivision; 103F.321, by adding a subdivision; 103G.245, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2145: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring MinnesotaCare coverage of private duty nursing, nursing home or intermediate care facilities, and personal care attendant services; requiring the commissioner of health to coordinate federal home health aides certification in underserved areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256L.03, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Cohen, Ingebrigtsen, Jungbauer, Koch and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2146: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for asset preservation, exhibit renewal, and master plan design and implementation at the Minnesota Zoo; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 2147: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying chemical use assessment requirements for civil commitments; providing rulemaking authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 254A.19, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2148: A bill for an act relating to public safety; imposing a temporary moratorium on the establishment of new fire departments; requiring a report from the state fire marshal; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299F.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Kubly and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2149: A bill for an act relating to the city of Canby; allowing creation of a special tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Kruse, Carlson, Saxhaug and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2150: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for an invasive species research center at the University of Minnesota; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Langseth, Ingebrigtsen and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2151: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating for flood hazard mitigation grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Benson and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2152: A bill for an act relating to liquor; clarifying an exemption from dram shop insurance requirements for certain farm wineries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 340A.409, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Benson, Hall, Limmer and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 2153: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for revenue-producing programs in the event of a government shutdown; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2154: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring local approval before issuance of state disposal facility permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116.07, subdivision 4j.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Koch and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2155: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the use of local sales tax revenues for the city of Clearwater; amending Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 7, section 19, subdivision 3, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Langseth, Senjem, Skoe, Stumpf and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2156: 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 Rosen, Hann, Lourey and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2157: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing an exception to the absent days limit for certain children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 119B.13, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2158: A bill for an act relating to education finance; permitting a onetime fund transfer for Independent School District No. 88, New Ulm.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2159: A resolution supporting the Somali-American community’s ability to continue remittances to the Horn of Africa.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2160: A bill for an act relating to public defenders; extending right of representation by public defenders to persons appealing misdemeanor convictions and postconviction proceedings; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 611.14.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 2161: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for grant to city of Richfield to construct new arterial street; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2162: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying method of distributing turkey licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97A.435, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Reinert and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2163: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; allowing reimbursement of housing and mileage expenses for judges of the Court of Appeals living more than 50 miles from their permanent chambers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 480A.02, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Hoffman, Rosen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2164: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting most purchases by certain nursing homes and boarding care homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.70, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hoffman and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2165: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for street and utility improvements in Wadena including infrastructure damaged by the 2010 tornado; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Wolf introduced--
S.F. No. 2166: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying provisions relating to school bus safety and standards; abolishing standards for type III vehicles used for transporting students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 169.4501, subdivisions 1, 2; 169.4503, subdivisions 5, 20, by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.454, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2167: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for legislative review of certain rules; providing for sunset and legislative approval of existing rules; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14A.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2168: A bill for an act relating to transportation; motor vehicles; adding service branch designs to special veterans’ plates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 168.123, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 168.123, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2169: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2170: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; expanding state park fee discounts for disabled individuals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 85.052, subdivision 3; 85.053, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2171: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for State Capitol restoration; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 129D.17, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Howe and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 2172: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing contingent appropriations for county state-aid highways and municipal state-aid streets, construction support, and finance operations; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 162.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Kruse introduced--
S.F. No. 2173: A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing automated drug distribution systems; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 151.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Howe introduced--
S.F. No. 2174: A bill for an act relating to the Rochester local sales tax; modifying the list of cities that share some of the revenue; amending Laws 1998, chapter 389, article 8, section 43, subdivision 3, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Howe introduced--
S.F. No. 2175: 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.
Senators Kubly and Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 2176: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying sparsity revenue for a school district that has ended an academic pairing agreement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 8a.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Ortman, Latz, Harrington and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2177: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing the expungement of criminal records for certain individuals who have received stays of adjudication or diversion; authorizing expungements without petitions in certain cases where charges were dismissed against a person upon prosecutorial approval and with victim notification; requiring persons petitioning for an expungement to provide a copy of the criminal complaint or police report; authorizing the opening of certain expunged records without a court hearing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 609A.02, subdivision 3; 609A.03, subdivisions 2, 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Ortman, Newman and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2178: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; modifying definition of metropolitan area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 473.121, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Kruse introduced--
S.F. No. 2179: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; adding duties to the Legislative Commission on Metropolitan Government; providing for fiscal year starting July 1 for the Metropolitan Council; requiring legislative approval of the council’s budgets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 3.8841, subdivisions 7, 8; 473.13, subdivision 1; 473.535.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Dziedzic, Eaton, Dibble, Higgins and McGuire introduced--
S.F. No. 2180: A bill for an act relating to real estate; specifying certain protections for persons entering into a contract for deed or a lease with option to buy involving residential real estate; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 559.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Rosen, Howe and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2181: A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating the renewable development account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116C.779, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 116C.779, subdivision 1; repealing Laws 2003, First Special Session chapter 11, article 2, section 17.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
Senators Hayden, Marty, Bakk, Eaton and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2182: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring hospitals to develop staffing levels for direct care registered nurses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 2183: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting the commissioner of education from enforcing unadopted rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 127A.05, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Limmer and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2184: A bill for an act relating to real property; registered land; providing for registration for time share interests; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 508.58, subdivision 2, by adding subdivisions; 508.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2185: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating industrial loan and thrift companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 53.01; 53.015; 53.02; 53.03; 53.04, subdivisions 1, 3a; 53.06; 53.08; 53.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 2186: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing purchase in special circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 340A.301, subdivision 6a.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Koch, Brown, Benson, Howe and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2187: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to enact legislation and take other federal government action related to interim storage of used nuclear fuel.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2188: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a chemical health navigation program; limiting residential chemical dependency treatment; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 254B.03, subdivision 1; 254B.04, subdivision 1; 256B.69, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 254B.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Nelson, Miller, Senjem and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2189: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding permissible fund transfers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 123B.79, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 123B.79, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2190: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing provisions for data practices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.02, subdivisions 6, 8, 10, 16, 19; 13.03, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 13.04, subdivision 4; 13.05, subdivision 7, by adding subdivisions; 13.09; 13.32, subdivision 6; 13.37, subdivision 1; 13.3805, subdivision 1; 13.3806, subdivisions 1a, 5; 13.384, subdivision 2; 13.386, subdivision 1; 13.39, by adding a subdivision; 13.43, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5a, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17; 13.46, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 7; 13.587; 13.591, subdivision 4; 13.601, subdivision 3; 13.69, subdivision 1; 13.719, subdivision 1; 13.7932; 13.82, subdivisions 2, 7, 17, 26, 27, by adding a subdivision; 13.822, subdivision 1; 13.89, subdivisions 1, 2; 13D.015, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 13.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 8; Minnesota Rules, part 1205.0700.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2191: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; local government; limiting eligibility for unemployment benefits for certain seasonal municipal workers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 268.085, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Chamberlain and Daley introduced--
S.F. No. 2192: A bill for an act relating to governmental financial reporting; requiring the Minnesota Management and Budget Department to report on the adequacy of budgeted and forecasted defined benefit retirement plan contributions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2193: A bill for an act relating to retirement; statewide and major local Minnesota defined benefit retirement plans; limiting contribution rate reductions or benefit improvements in certain instances; requiring funding recommendations from plan administrators in certain instances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 352.03, by adding a subdivision; 352.04, subdivisions 2, 3; 352.045, subdivision 3; 352.85, subdivision 3; 352.86, subdivision 7; 352.87, subdivision 7; 352.92, subdivisions 1, 2; 352B.02, subdivisions 1a, 1c; 352B.03, by adding a subdivision; 353.03, by adding a subdivision; 353.27, subdivisions 2, 3, 3a, 3b; 353E.03; 354.06, by adding a subdivision; 354.42, subdivisions 2, 3, 4b; 354A.021, by adding a subdivision; 354A.12, subdivisions 1, 2a; 490.122, by adding a subdivision; 490.123, subdivisions 1a, 1b; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 353.65, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 356.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Saxhaug and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2194: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Wheeler’s Point community sanitary sewer collection and treatment system; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Saxhaug, Rosen and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2195: A bill for an act relating to health; authorizing the licensure of physicians to dispense drugs in pharmacies located in health professional shortage areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 151.01, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 151.19, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Saxhaug, Cohen and Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 2196: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for electric fish barriers; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 2197: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating advisory task force to study fire protection and first responder services.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Howe and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2198: A bill for an act relating to liquor; permitting certain purchase and use of bulk wine; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 340A.315, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Howe and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2199: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing wine festivals to offer limited off-sales of wine by the bottle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 340A.404, subdivision 5a.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Robling, Ortman, DeKruif, Hall and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 2200: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for local bridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Olson, Stumpf, Bonoff and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2201: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for the creation of individualized learning schools; modifying certain site-governed school, postsecondary enrollment options, and charter school provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 120B.024; 123B.045, subdivision 3; 124D.09, subdivisions 9, 12, 13, 24, 25; 135A.101, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 124D.09, subdivision 5; 124D.10, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 124D.09, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Nelson and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 2202: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; amending and clarifying requirements governing titling and license plates for pioneer vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 168.10, subdivision 1a; 168A.01, subdivision 16, by adding a subdivision; 168A.04, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 168A.05, subdivision 3; 168A.09, by adding a subdivision; 168A.15, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Rosen and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2203: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying nursing facility Medicare certification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 256B.434, subdivision 10; 256B.48, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.48, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Rosen and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2204: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating critical access nursing facility designation; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2205: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; amending certain provisions regarding the Board on Judicial Standards; creating a code of judicial conduct; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 490A.01; 490A.02; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 490A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.