State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, April 23, 2012
12:00 Noon
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Marty, Eaton, Tomassoni, Higgins and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2604: A joint resolution applying to Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify that the rights protected under the United States Constitution are the rights of natural persons and not the rights of artificial entities and to clarify that campaign contributions to influence elections are not speech under the First Amendment.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Senators Carlson, Rosen, Metzen and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2605: A bill for an act relating to community foundations; establishing an endow Minnesota program; authorizing matching grants and providing tax credits to encourage contributions; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 297I.20, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs and Economic Growth.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2606: A bill for an act relating to retirement; MnSCU employee retirement coverage options; adding certain coverage elections for nonfaculty employees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 354B.21, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Howe, Reinert, Miller and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2607: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; providing office space in the Capitol building for all senators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2011 Supplement, section 16B.2405.
Referred to the Committee on State Government Innovation and Veterans.
Senators Wiger, Rosen, Torres Ray, Michel and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2608: A bill for an act relating to early education; dedicating certain net increases in revenue to an early education scholarship program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 119B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Rosen, Michel, Chamberlain, Marty and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2609: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring screening of newborns for critical congenital heart disease; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health and Human Services.