State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, January 17, 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 Hoffman, Johnson, Champion, Eaton and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 38: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the state reimbursement for reduced-price school lunch meals; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 124D.111, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Lourey and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 39: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring continuing education hours for certification as a community paramedic; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 144E.28, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 40: A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate; conforming to federal exemption amount; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 291.005, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 291.03, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, 11.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dibble, Latz, Sheran, Cohen and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 41: A bill for an act relating to courts; prohibiting exclusion from jury service on the basis of marital status or sexual orientation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 593.32, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dziedzic, Saxhaug, Bonoff and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 42: A bill for an act relating to education; postsecondary; transferring money to Minnesota state colleges and universities for scholarships for the community paramedic program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 43: A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying political subdivision data on notice requests; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Goodwin and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 44: A bill for an act relating to health records; decreasing the cost a provider may charge a patient for copying records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 144.292, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 45: A bill for an act relating to family law; modifying provisions governing grandparent visitation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 257C.08, subdivisions 2, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 257C.08, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 46: A bill for an act relating to public safety; eliminating the right of violent felons to petition the court to have their ability to possess a firearm restored; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 242.31, subdivision 2a; 260B.245, subdivision 1; 609.165, subdivisions 1a, 1b; 609A.03, subdivision 5a; 609B.611; 624.713, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 609.165, subdivision 1d.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 47: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting smoking in theatrical productions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 144.413, subdivision 2; 144.414, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 144.4167, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Wiger, Kent, Bakk, Rest and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 48: A bill for an act relating to the city of Oakdale; providing special rules for certain tax increment financing districts; amending Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 5, section 34, as amended; Laws 2010, chapter 216, section 55.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 49: A 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 Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 50: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing private sale of certain tax-forfeited land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 51: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; permitting issuance of disability license plates to spouses of eligible individuals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 168.021, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 52: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a veterans home in Montevideo.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 53: A bill for an act relating to taxes; creating a Tax Expenditure Advisory Commission; providing for review and sunset of tax expenditures; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290D.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Dibble and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 54: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Minnesota investment fund.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Chamberlain, Gazelka and Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 55: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for a grant to the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans for continued outreach to homeless veterans and those in danger of homelessness in Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug, Ingebrigtsen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 56: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from the outdoor heritage fund.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 57: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing the sale of state nursery plant stock to soil and water conservation districts; amending Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 2, article 4, section 30.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Eaton, Bakk, Saxhaug, Hoffman and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 58: A bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying labor agreements and compensation plans.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Scalze, Chamberlain and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 59: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for transportation infrastructure in Ramsey County.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scalze, Pappas, Sieben and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 60: A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying certain contact information; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Scalze, Chamberlain, Kent and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 61: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for the I-694 and Rice Street interchange.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.