State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
12:00 Noon
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2431: A bill for an act relating to public officials; providing an exception to the gift ban in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 10A.071, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2432: A bill for an act relating to environment; directing the Environmental Quality Board to amend rules relating to alternative urban areawide review.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2433: A bill for an act relating to law enforcement; prohibiting immigration law enforcement noncooperation ordinances and policies; providing for use of immigration-related data; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 13; 299A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Howe, Sieben and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2434: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a pedestrian bridge over the Cannon River; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators DeKruif and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2435: A bill for an act relating to elections; amending same day voter registration provisions; amending the process for challenged voters; providing for provisional ballots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 201.061, subdivision 3; 204C.12, subdivision 3; 204C.32, subdivision 2; 204C.33, subdivision 1; 204C.37; 205.185, subdivision 3; 205A.10, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 205.065, subdivision 5; 205A.03, subdivision 4; Laws 2011, chapter 65, section 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2436: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the allowable holding period for exempt property held for economic development; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 272.02, subdivision 39.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pederson introduced--
S.F. No. 2437: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; authorizing certain expenditures of tax increments by the St. Cloud Economic Development Authority; ratifying certain tax increment financing actions.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2438: A resolution memorializing Congress and the President of the United States to amend federal veterans cemetery law to expand eligibility for burial in state veterans cemeteries developed with federal funding to include allied Hmong-American and Lao-American veterans of America’s Secret War in Laos.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senator Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2439: A bill for an act relating to veterans; expanding eligibility for burial in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery to include deceased allied Hmong-American or Lao-American veterans of the American Secret War in Laos; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 197.236, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Higgins and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2440: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for an exemption for the Webber Pool project in the city of Minneapolis; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 144.1222, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2441: A bill for an act relating to insurance; creating the Minnesota Health Benefits Exchange and specifying its functions and duties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Nelson and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 2442: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring all 911 public safety answering points to provide for emergency medical instruction for certain emergency calls; specifically providing that any expenses related to this change be covered under the current allowable expenditures for 911 funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 403.113, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 403.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Kruse introduced--
S.F. No. 2443: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for the application of gratuities in calculating the minimum wage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 177.24, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Kruse introduced--
S.F. No. 2444: A bill for an act relating to taxes; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain meals and drinks; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain capital equipment purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 297A.68, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 2445: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making certain county offices appointive in Kandiyohi, Lyon, and Swift Counties.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 2446: A bill for an act relating to cultural heritage; appropriating money for Let’s Go Fishing.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Eaton, Dibble, Torres Ray and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2447: A bill for an act relating to real estate; foreclosure forbearance for unemployed long-term homeowners; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 580.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Ortman, Hoffman, Chamberlain and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2448: A bill for an act relating to taxation; setting 2013 local government aid payments at an amount equal to 2012 payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, sections 477A.013, subdivision 9; 477A.03, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2449: A bill for an act relating to taxes; income and corporate franchise; modifying the historic structure rehabilitation credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.0681, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; Laws 2010, chapter 216, section 11.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2450: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation in Granite Falls; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Parry, Saxhaug and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2451: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring certain accessibility to publicly funded shooting ranges; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 87A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Nienow and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2452: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying requirements for the medical assistance spenddown; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.056, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Nienow and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2453: A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying services in the medical assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Newman, Limmer and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 2454: A bill for an act relating to state government operations; prohibiting courts from appropriating money or ordering the governor, executive branch agencies, or the legislature to spend money; requiring the commissioner of management and budget to reduce the appropriation to the judiciary in certain situations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Daley, Cohen, Nelson, Lillie and DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 2455: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing for a film investment credit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saxhaug, Lourey, Sieben, Rest and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2456: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a Minnesota-Wisconsin Boundary Area Invasive Species Commission; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84D.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2457: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of Albert Lea to offer industrial sewer charge rebates as an economic development incentive.
Referred to the Committee on Local Government and Elections.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2458: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for local road improvement; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2459: A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; authorizing the city of Vergas in Otter Tail County to impose an aggregate tax under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 298.75, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Harrington and Wolf introduced--
S.F. No. 2460: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying accountability measures for certain charter school student populations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 124D.10, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2461: A bill for an act relating to water; providing a grant amendment for the city of Elk River to allow the beneficial use of wastewater effluent.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Daley and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 2462: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing suspensions without pay for teachers charged with felonies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 122A.40, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hann, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 2463: A bill for an act relating to health; changing provisions of the newborn screening program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 144.125, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 144.128.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2464: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring a modification to the sex offender sentencing grid.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 2465: A bill for an act relating to workers’ compensation; modifying payment provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 176.101, subdivision 4; 353.656, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.