State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 19, 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 Rosen and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2494: A bill for an act relating to public safety; increasing the maximum amounts of methamphetamine precursor drugs that may be sold in over-the-counter transactions; requiring an electronic methamphetamine precursor drug tracking system to facilitate the sales of these drugs and to prevent sales exceeding the maximum amounts; providing civil immunity; requiring the issuance of a request for proposals; requiring reports to the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 13.6905, by adding a subdivision; 152.02, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2495: A bill for an act relating to state government; designating an official state pipe band; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Wolf, Hoffman, Marty, Eaton and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2496: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying emergency medical condition for purposes of medical assistance coverage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 256B.06, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senators Benson and Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 2497: A bill for an act relating to taxes; individual income; providing a tax credit to employers that employ qualified veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2498: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing a State Board of Education; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 120A.05, by adding a subdivision; 127A.05, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator DeKruif introduced--
S.F. No. 2499: A bill for an act relating to transportation; clarifying authority of civilian escort drivers and licensed protective agents to escort oversized loads; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 169.06, subdivision 4; 169.86, subdivision 3b; 299D.085, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 326.338, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 2500: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; requiring the commissioner of transportation to pay the costs of improvements necessitated by construction on marked Trunk Highway 44 in Caledonia.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 2501: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds; appropriating money for infrastructure improvements attendant to construction on marked Trunk Highway 44 in Caledonia.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2502: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a nursing facility rate increase for a specified facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2503: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing an open-access textbook task force; requiring a plan for improved use of open-access textbooks.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2504: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for firefighter training.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Latz, Eaton and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2505: A bill for an act relating to wireless telecommunications; requiring wireless telecommunications service providers to alert customers whose usage approaches or exceeds their contract limit; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications.
Senators Pederson, Miller, Tomassoni, Nelson and Daley introduced--
S.F. No. 2506: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing and appropriating money for a safe routes to school program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Bonoff, Saxhaug and Magnus introduced--
S.F. No. 2507: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; making the free deer license for disabled veterans permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 97A.441, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bonoff and Olson introduced--
S.F. No. 2508: A bill for an act relating to day care facilities; changing certain requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 245A.14, subdivision 1; 462.357, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2509: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing funding for a pilot project designed to increase the efficiency and efficacy of instructional services through mobile technologies; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pappas, Higgins, Tomassoni, Rest and McGuire introduced--
S.F. No. 2510: A bill for an act relating to the Capitol; requiring the Capitol Area Architectural and Planning Board to commission a new work of art.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2511: A bill for an act relating to judgments; providing for the recovery of attorney fees incurred in collecting conciliation court judgments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 491A.02, subdivision 9, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2512: A bill for an act relating to taxation; gross revenues taxes; modifying credits and exemptions to include treatment of eating disorders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 295.53, subdivision 4a; Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 295.53, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Senjem, McGuire and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2513: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for fire safety services.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senator Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 2514: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan transit; changing the formula for assistance by the Metropolitan Council to cities and towns with replacement transit service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 473.388, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2515: A bill for an act relating to school district debt limits; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 475.53, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Rest, Latz and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2516: A bill for an act relating to data privacy; prohibiting the use of Social Security numbers in certain health records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 325E.59, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q; 144.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Howe, Metzen, Gazelka and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2517: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating debt collection agencies; modifying an exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 332.32.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Saxhaug, Skoe and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2518: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional public television station in Bemidji; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Saxhaug, Skoe and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2519: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to establish the Northern Minnesota Veterans Home; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Saxhaug, Bakk and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2520: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Koochiching renewable energy clean air project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Saxhaug, Skoe and Langseth introduced--
S.F. No. 2521: 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 Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2522: A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying land exchange provisions; providing for certain compensation; authorizing public and private sales of certain tax-forfeited land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 94.342, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2523: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2524: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; allowing homestead resort classification for property adjacent to a state trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 273.13, subdivision 22.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.