State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, January 10, 2013
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Lourey, Metzen, Sheran and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1: A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing the Minnesota Insurance Marketplace; prescribing its powers and duties; providing for legislative appointments; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 13.7191, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Clausen, Bakk, Hoffman, Johnson and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing funding for voluntary, full-day kindergarten; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 123B.41, subdivision 7; 126C.05, subdivisions 1, 15; 126C.12, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eaton, Hoffman and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 3: A bill for an act relating to employment; regulating the minimum wage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 177.24, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 4: A bill for an act relating to constitutional amendments; defining the legislative majority and process required to propose amendments to the state constitution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 3.20.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Sheran and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 5: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding medical assistance eligibility; requiring the use of modified adjusted gross income and a standard income disregard; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 256B.02, by adding subdivisions; 256B.055, subdivision 15; 256B.056, subdivisions 1a, 3, 4, 7, by adding subdivisions; 256B.057, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 6: 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 and Local Government.
Senators Latz, Dziedzic, Eaton and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 7: A bill for an act relating to protected persons; guardians and conservators; modifying provisions related to the appointment of guardians and conservators; increasing background study fee; modifying contents of annual reports made by guardians and conservators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 245C.32, subdivision 2; 524.5-118, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 524.5-303; 524.5-316; 524.5-403; 524.5-420.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rest, Skoe and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 8: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; defining solicitor for nexus purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.66, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rest, Bonoff and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 9: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; reducing the sales and use tax rate and modifying the exemption for sales of clothing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 297A.62, subdivision 1; 297A.67, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rest, Skoe and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 10: A bill for an act relating to taxation; repealing the subtraction for foreign source royalties; modifying the research and development credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 290.01, subdivision 19d; 290.068, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rest and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 11: A bill for an act relating to taxation; repealing the sales tax exemption for clothing; adjusting the sales tax rate; creating an income tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.62, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.67, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Koenen and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 12: A bill for an act relating to taxation; increasing the threshold amount for estate taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 289A.10, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dziedzic, Rest, Marty and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 13: A bill for an act relating to taxation; amending the expiration of the authority for Hennepin and Ramsey Counties to impose a mortgage and deed tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 383A.80, subdivision 4; 383B.80, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saxhaug and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 14: 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.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 15: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local taxes authorized; city of Walker.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiger and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 16: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring record keeping and reporting on special license plates; establishing a special Anatomical Gift license plate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 168.1293, by adding subdivisions; 171.075, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Marty, Dahle, Clausen, Eaton and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 17: A joint resolution requesting that Congress propose a constitutional amendment and, if Congress does not propose an amendment, applying to Congress to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment clarifying that the rights protected under the Constitution are the rights of natural persons and not the rights of artificial entities and that spending money to influence elections is not speech under the First Amendment.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Marty, Lourey, Eaton, Carlson and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 18: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that all necessary health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and inspector general for the Minnesota Health Plan; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 19: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Carlton County to levy a tax for certain cemetery purposes; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 6, section 11.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 20: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to establish a veterans facility in the city of Rochester; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.