State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 8, 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 Eaton, Tomassoni, Higgins and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2284: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring reports on nursing personnel staffing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144A.04, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Eaton, Harrington, Sheran and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2285: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting bullying in public schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 122A.60, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Kruse introduced--
S.F. No. 2286: A bill for an act relating to transportation; regulating bridge inspections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 165.01; 165.03; repealing Minnesota Rules, parts 8810.9000; 8810.9100; 8810.9200; 8810.9300; 8810.9400; 8810.9500; 8810.9600; 8810.9700.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2287: A bill for an act relating to highways; imposing a transportation economic development fee on motor fuels; providing for deposit into trunk highway economic development account; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 196A.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2288: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying exemptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.70, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2289: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying definition of contingent account owner for purposes of the college savings plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 136G.03, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Lillie and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2290: A bill for an act relating to economic development; making changes to the angel investment tax credit; adding a data practices exemption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116J.8737, subdivision 8; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 116J.8737, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Lillie introduced--
S.F. No. 2291: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Woodbury to issue public debt without a referendum for a youth athletic facility.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Lillie and Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 2292: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for management and consolidation of the state passenger vehicle fleet; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16B.54, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2293: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a working group to make recommendations on methods to reduce administrative burdens for nursing homes in the state.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2294: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Mississippi River management plan; providing for certain minimum standards for future critical area ordinance approval; providing for certain classifications within the Mississippi River corridor critical area.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2295: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying the community notification law by adding cross-references; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 244.052, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2296: A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying certificate on absentee ballot envelopes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 203B.21, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2297: A bill for an act relating to crime victims; establishing Jacob’s law; requiring initial notice of crime victim rights to be distributed to each parent, guardian, or custodian of a child victim; requiring notification by law enforcement to social services if a child is neglected or abused outside the home; amending parental rights under custody orders to include police reports on minor children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 518.17, subdivision 3; 611A.01; 626.556, subdivision 10a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2298: A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying certain Metropolitan Council data for building plans, specifications, and drawings; classifying certain government agency requests for bids and proposal data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.202, subdivision 11; 13.591, subdivision 3; 473.504, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Lillie and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2299: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; making miscellaneous technical corrections to water resources statutes; removing and modifying obsolete language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 473.157; 473.517, subdivisions 1, 9; 473.519; 473.523, subdivision 1; 473.541, subdivision 2; 473.543, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2300: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; extending the sunset date of the Metropolitan Area Water Supply Advisory Committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 473.1565, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Bakk and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2301: A bill for an act relating to taxes; sales and use; modifying construction exemptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2302: A bill for an act relating to emergency medical services; permitting local units of government to designate primary services areas and assign ambulance service to the area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 144E.06; 144E.10, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2303: A bill for an act relating to health; amending health professional education loan forgiveness program requirements; amending Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 9, article 2, section 14.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Bonoff, Parry, Daley, Gazelka and Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 2304: A bill for an act relating to state government; implementing changes to the sunset review; changing certain agency requirements; requiring posting of convictions of felonies or gross misdemeanors and malpractice settlements or judgments for a regulated practitioner; requiring certain information on regulated practitioners; requiring a study; prohibiting transfer of certain funds; requiring reports; setting fees; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 3.922, by adding a subdivision; 3.9223, subdivision 7; 3.9225, subdivision 7; 3.9226, subdivision 7; 147.01, subdivision 4; 147.111, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 3D.06; 3D.21, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3D; 16B; 214; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 138A.01; 138A.02; 138A.03; 138A.04; 138A.05; 138A.06.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Latz, Marty and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 2305: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to establish a voluntary registry; requiring the commissioner of human services to release information for purposes of firearms background checks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 245.041; 624.7131, subdivisions 1, 2; 624.714, subdivisions 3, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 214; 245.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Michel and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2306: A bill for an act relating to education; making certain special or independent school districts subject to mayoral control; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 128D.02; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 128D.05; 128D.08, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 128D.14.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Gimse, Lourey, Parry and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2307: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for trunk highway interchanges; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 2308: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; increasing registration tax by $100 on electric vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 168.013, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Brown and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2309: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring legislative approval of five-year management plan for Mille Lacs walleye harvest.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 2310: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating sale of portable electronics insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 60K.381.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2311: A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing guaranteed issue in the individual health insurance market and related changes in the Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 62A.65, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 62E.10, subdivision 7; 62E.11, subdivision 1; 62E.14, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 62A.65, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2312: A bill for an act relating to health; repealing provider peer grouping; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 62U.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 62U.04, subdivisions 3, 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Hann, Gerlach, Benson, Rosen and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2313: A bill for an act relating to insurance; permitting certain entities to administer unified personal health premium accounts; creating a task force; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 62L.12, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 2314: A resolution memorializing Congress and the President of the United States to formally recognize the Khmer Freedom Fighters.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Benson and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2315: A bill for an act relating to utilities; requiring utility rates be based primarily on cost of service between and among consumer classes; making clarifying and technical changes; making changes to the low-income affordability program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 216B.03; 216B.07; 216B.16, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
Senator Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 2316: A bill for an act relating to veterans; veterans preference; modifying appointment procedure for removal hearing board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 197.46.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Harrington introduced--
S.F. No. 2317: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for a fusion center to assist with detection, prevention, and investigation of, and response to, criminal and terrorist activities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2318: A bill for an act relating to state government; renaming and extending the Ladder Out of Poverty Task Force; modifying its duties; amending Laws 2010, chapter 374, section 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2319: A bill for an act relating to public safety; aligning state-controlled substance schedules with federal controlled substance schedules; modifying the authority of the Board of Pharmacy to regulate controlled substances; providing for penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 152.02, as amended; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 152.027, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2320: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Camp Ripley/Veterans State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 2321: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring fare increases for Metro Transit service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 473.408, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Thompson, Hann and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2322: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exemption for performance indicators used for quality incentive payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 62U.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2323: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; providing for staggered terms of Metropolitan Council members; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 473.123, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Pederson and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 2324: A bill for an act relating to occupational licensing; modifying electrical licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 326B.31, subdivision 14, by adding subdivisions; 326B.33, subdivision 19, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Benson and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2325: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring informed consent for certain vaccines manufactured with or containing human DNA; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2326: A bill for an act relating to barbers; changing licenses and fees; creating penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 154.001, by adding a subdivision; 154.003; 154.02; 154.05; 154.06; 154.065, subdivision 2; 154.07, subdivision 1; 154.08; 154.09; 154.10, subdivision 1; 154.11, subdivision 1; 154.12; 154.14; 154.15, subdivision 2; 154.26; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, section 11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 154.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2327: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring estate sale conductors to post a bond to protect owners of the property to be sold; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Vandeveer and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2328: A bill for an act relating to the military; amending the pay differential law as it applies to school district employees who are members of the National Guard or any other reserve unit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 471.975.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Bonoff, Magnus and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2329: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring an expanded waiver for mandatory health care coverage; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 135A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senators Carlson, Stumpf and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2330: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying eligibility for grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 145.4235, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Dibble and Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 2331: A bill for an act relating to public safety; eliminating surcharge for and stacked letters on veteran license plates; authorizing donation for education on anatomical gifts with vehicle registration tax; creating anatomical gift account; clarifying and conforming provisions regarding driver’s license revocation periods for DWI convictions; providing for acceptable methods of payment and surcharge on driver’s licenses; authorizing a fee for motor vehicle title searches and appropriating that amount to the Department of Public Safety; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 168.013, by adding a subdivision; 168.123, subdivision 2; 168A.07, subdivision 1; 169A.54, subdivisions 1, 6; 171.061, subdivision 4; 171.30, subdivision 1; 171.306, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 168.12, subdivision 5; 168.123, subdivision 1; 171.075, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169A.54, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Dibble, Rest and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 2332: A bill for an act relating to transportation; public safety; traffic regulations; regulating electric-assisted bicycle as bicycle rather than motorized bicycle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 169.011, subdivisions 4, 45; 169.222, subdivision 6; 169.223, subdivisions 1, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2333: A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying an exception to the transfer prohibition for medical assistance eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.0595, subdivisions 1, 4; Laws 2009, chapter 173, article 1, section 17, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Vandeveer, Sieben, Harrington and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2334: A bill for an act relating to lobbying; modifying principal reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 10A.04, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2335: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for restoration of the Ramsey Park Swayback Bridge in Redwood County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2336: A bill for an act relating to energy; utilities; joint ventures; Indian tribes; expanding joint venture authority to include Indian tribes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 452.25, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
Senators Hall, Thompson, Howe and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2337: A bill for an act relating to liquor; creating licensure for wine educators; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Hayden, Sheran, Torres Ray, Stumpf and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2338: A bill for an act relating to children; requiring a plan to improve child well-being; modifying requirements of the annual child maltreatment report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 257.0725.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Magnus, Dahms, Rosen and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2339: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying permit requirements for certain feedlots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 116.07, subdivision 7c.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Economies.
Senator Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 2340: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating closing agents; exempting a licensed attorney and a direct employee of a licensed attorney from the licensing requirements for closing agents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 82.641, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2341: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for repayment when gifts of land are sold; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 84.085, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2342: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating auto insurance claims practices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 65B.54, subdivision 6; 609.612, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2343: A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing research and development facilities and uses as conditional uses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 394.301, by adding a subdivision; 462.357, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Sieben and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2344: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing certification and training requirements for performance of certain bridge protective coating work; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 165.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 2345: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying provisions relating to 911 funds to make them available for statewide public safety radio communications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 403.11, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 403.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Nelson, Harrington, Stumpf and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 2346: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a process for adjusting adult basic education contact hours lost due to a service disruption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 124D.518, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 124D.531, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Sheran, Lourey, Dibble, Pappas and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2347: A bill for an act relating to finance; requiring the appointment of at least one member of the minority party in the house of representatives and the senate to any conference committee appointed to resolve differences in a major appropriation bill; suspending compensation of legislators until certain major budget bills have been enacted; requiring legislators and the governor to mediate their differences after adjournment of the annual legislative session in an odd-numbered year if the governor vetoes a major appropriation bill; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 16A.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Daley, Rest, Bonoff, DeKruif and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 2348: A bill for an act relating to state government; making changes to budget preparation requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 16A.10.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2349: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; providing for increased use of community financial institutions for state banking services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 16A.011, by adding a subdivision; 16A.27, subdivision 3; 16A.671, subdivision 6a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator McGuire introduced--
S.F. No. 2350: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money; bicycle light safety pilot program.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2351: A bill for an act relating to insurance; permitting service cooperatives to provide group health coverage to private employers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Nienow, Lillie, Daley, Hayden and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2352: A bill for an act relating to homeless children; creating the Visible Child Act; modifying the duties of the Interagency Council on Homelessness and the State Interagency Coordinating Council; developing a visible child plan; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 125A.27, subdivision 11; 125A.28; 462A.29.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2353: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying provisions relating to allocation of funds for motorcycle safety education program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 121A.36.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Daley introduced--
S.F. No. 2354: A bill for an act relating to state government; veterans; providing noncompetitive appointment of certain disabled veterans; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.