State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 12, 2012
12:00 Noon
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Nelson, Rosen, Sheran and Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2355: A bill for an act relating to taxation; small business investment credit; providing a higher credit percentage for certain investments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 116J.8737, subdivisions 5, 7; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 116J.8737, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Senjem, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 2356: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a Rochester-Twin Cities High-Speed Passenger Rail project, and for passenger rail facilities.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2357: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing human services legal provisions; modifying provisions related to human services licensing, licensing data, and the Office of Inspector General; amending the Human Services Background Studies Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.46, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 13.82, subdivision 1; 245A.04, subdivisions 1, 7, 11, by adding a subdivision; 245A.05; 245A.07, subdivision 3; 245A.08, subdivision 2a; 245A.14, subdivision 11, by adding a subdivision; 245A.146, subdivisions 2, 3; 245A.18, subdivision 1; 245A.22, subdivision 2; 245A.66, subdivisions 2, 3; 245C.03, subdivision 1; 245C.04, subdivision 1; 245C.05, subdivisions 2, 4, 7, by adding a subdivision; 245C.07; 245C.16, subdivision 1; 245C.17, subdivision 2; 245C.22, subdivision 5; 245C.24, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256B.04, subdivision 21; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 9503.0150, item E.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 2358: A bill for an act relating to state government; making certain employee compensation plan changes.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Lourey, Hayden and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2359: A bill for an act relating to nursing; authorizing criminal history records check; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2360: 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 30.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Dibble and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2361: A bill for an act relating to sales tax on motor vehicles; limiting and eliminating exemptions; changing in lieu tax for collector vehicles; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 297B.01, subdivisions 14, 16; 297B.02, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 297A.70, subdivision 3; 297B.03.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 2362: A bill for an act relating to unemployment compensation; eliminating limits on wage credits for certain family members of business owners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 268.085, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 2363: A bill for an act relating to transportation; traffic regulations; allowing certain vehicles carrying sewage to avoid seasonal or weather-related road restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.87, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Dahms, Tomassoni, Metzen, Thompson and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2364: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring the Workers’ Compensation Reinsurance Association to comply with the open meeting law and the Data Practices Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 79.34, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2365: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Todd County senior citizens center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2366: A bill for an act relating to manufactured housing; modifying requirement relating to home relocation trust fund balance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 327C.095, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2367: A bill for an act relating to real property; landlord and tenant; establishing a landlord’s right to seek police or emergency assistance; prohibiting certain fees, penalties, and charges; preempting local law; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2368: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the city aid base for certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 477A.011, subdivision 36.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2369: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for election of the two appointed members of the Three Rivers Park District; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 383B.68, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 383B.68, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2370: A bill for an act relating to watershed districts; requiring watershed districts in Hennepin County to get municipal approval before acquiring property in the municipality; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 103D.335, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2371: A bill for an act relating to energy; renewable energy; requiring studies related to distributed generation.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
Senators Brown and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2372: A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing continuing care contingent rate reductions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256B.5012, subdivision 13; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 9, article 7, section 54.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Bonoff and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 2373: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a lease levy for administrative space for Independent School District No. 284, Wayzata.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Rosen, Sparks and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2374: A bill for an act relating to liquor; providing an exemption from Minnesota alcohol license requirements for out-of-state small craft brewers in limited circumstances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Michel and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2375: A bill for an act relating to public safety; drivers’ licenses; allowing provisional driver license holder to carry passengers when driving for employment purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 171.055, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2376: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting smoking in residences that provide foster care for children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144.414, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2377: A bill for an act relating to civil liability; including noncommercial aviation activities in recreational land use immunities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 604A.21, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rosen and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2378: A bill for an act relating to human services; transferring an appropriation for Advocating Change Together; amending Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 4, article 1, section 3, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2379: A bill for an act relating to courts; removing limitation on voter list data received by courts for jury selection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 201.091, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2380: A bill for an act relating to retirement; statewide and major local defined benefit retirement plans; requiring unclassified state employees retirement program coverage for overtime salary; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 352.01, subdivision 13; 352.04, subdivision 4; 352D.02, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 352D.04, subdivision 2; 353.01, subdivision 10; 353.27, subdivision 4; 354.05, subdivision 35; 354.52, subdivision 4b; 354A.011, subdivision 24; 354A.12, subdivision 5; 490.121, by adding a subdivision; 490.124, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 356.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators McGuire, Latz and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2381: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring that motorcycle owners bear the economic costs of their injuries not caused by others; requiring motorcycle owners to comply with the motor vehicle insurance requirements that apply to other motor vehicles; requiring motorcycle riders to wear helmets subject to an exception; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 65B.43, subdivision 2; 65B.46, subdivisions 1, 2; 65B.48, subdivision 5; 168.013, subdivision 1b; 169.974, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 65B.46, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Sheran, Nienow, Rosen and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2382: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing medical assistance coverage for services provided by registered naturopathic doctors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Rosen, Hayden, Lourey and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2383: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a statewide self-advocacy network for persons with disabilities; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Nelson, Rosen, Benson, Hall and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2384: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; clarifying that physicians must report to the Board of Medical Practice any physician diverting controlled substances for self-administration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 147.111, subdivision 4; 214.33, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Pappas, Higgins, McGuire, Sheran and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2385: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring health plans to cover contraceptive methods, sterilization, and related medical services, patient education, and counseling without enrollee cost-sharing; providing certain exceptions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Nelson, Senjem and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2386: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; creating a pilot program for individuals with autism spectrum disorders; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2387: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; eliminating the Department of Revenue’s role in setting property valuations for green acres and rural preserves; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 273.111, subdivision 4; 273.114, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators DeKruif, Newman and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 2388: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the definitions of drug paraphernalia and methamphetamine paraphernalia; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 152.01, subdivision 18; 152.137, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2389: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IX, section 1; requiring a two-thirds vote of each house of the legislature to submit a constitutional amendment to the people.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Chamberlain, Michel, Lillie, Tomassoni and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2390: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a technology corporate franchise tax certificate transfer program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 290.01, subdivision 29; 290.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Rosen, Senjem and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2391: A bill for an act relating to stadiums; providing for a new National Football League Stadium in Minnesota; establishing a Minnesota Stadium Authority; abolishing the Metropolitan Sports Facilities Commission; providing for use of certain local tax revenue; authorizing electronic pull-tabs and bingo; authorizing the sale and issuance of state appropriation bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 3.971, subdivision 6; 3.9741, by adding a subdivision; 13.55, subdivision 1; 297A.71, by adding subdivisions; 297A.75, as amended; 349.12, subdivisions 3b, 3c, 5, 6a, 12a, 18, 25b, 25c, 25d, 29, 31, 32, by adding subdivisions; 349.13; 349.151, subdivisions 4b, 4c, by adding a subdivision; 349.161, subdivisions 1, 5; 349.162, subdivision 5; 349.163, subdivisions 1, 5, 6; 349.1635, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 349.17, subdivisions 6, 7, 8, by adding a subdivision; 349.1721; 349.18, subdivision 1; 349.19, subdivisions 2, 3, 5, 10; 349.211, subdivision 1a; 352.01, subdivision 2a; 473.121, subdivision 5a; 473.164; 473.565, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 10A.01, subdivision 35; 340A.404, subdivision 1; Laws 1986, chapter 396, sections 4, as amended; 5, as amended; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 297A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473J; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 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; 473.598; 473.599; 473.76.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 2392: A bill for an act relating to liquor; clarifying the citation of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 340A.901.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2393: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making the office of county auditor-treasurer appointive in Clay County.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Howe introduced--
S.F. No. 2394: A bill for an act relating to transportation; traffic regulations; amending brake requirements for towed implements of husbandry; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 169.801, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Howe, Chamberlain, Lillie and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2395: A bill for an act relating to state government; allowing operations on an ongoing basis for the commissioner of public safety with respect to regulatory and enforcement activities under the Liquor Act; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 340A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Michel, Sheran, Nelson and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2396: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the University of Minnesota and Mayo Foundation Partnership.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senators Rest, Sheran, Eaton and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2397: A bill for an act relating to commerce; protecting the health of children; prohibiting formaldehyde in products for children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Stumpf and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2398: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales; providing refunds for certain purchases by Canadian residents; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 289A.50, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Olson and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2399: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited lands bordering public waters.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Kruse introduced--
S.F. No. 2400: A bill for an act relating to Hennepin County; modifying requirements for financial statements and audits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 383B.119, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Kruse introduced--
S.F. No. 2401: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing certain counties to publish the proceedings of the county board on the county’s Web site; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 375.12.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senators Nienow, Hoffman, Hall and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 2402: A bill for an act relating to legislative procedure; prohibiting final passage of a bill or conference committee report on the day it is received by a body, with certain exceptions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2403: A bill for an act relating to data practices; providing for expedited requests; requiring certain subcontracts be filed with a government entity; making other miscellaneous changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.03, subdivision 3; 13.05, by adding a subdivision; 13.072, subdivisions 1, 2; 13.43, subdivision 1; 16C.05, subdivision 2; 471.345, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.7931, subdivision 6; 84.0874.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.