State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 14, 2013
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 441: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the penalties for late payment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 279.01, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 279.01, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiklund, Hoffman and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 442: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying membership requirements for the Council on Disability; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256.482, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Goodwin, Eaton, Dahle and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 443: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing expectations for classified employees as nonpartisan resources to all decision makers; providing additional whistleblower protection to state employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 181.932, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Miller, Westrom and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 444: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring prioritization of certain in-demand programs at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Eaton, Hoffman, Johnson and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 445: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; establishing requirements concerning extension of marked Trunk Highway 610.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Dibble, Rosen, Eaton, Metzen and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 446: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the public employees insurance program; requiring participation by certain school employers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 43A.316, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 447: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association plans; modifying the trigger for increasing or lowering annual postretirement adjustments for all plans; modifying duty disability definitions and clarifying disability application requirements for the public employees police and fire and local government correctional retirement plans; revising vesting, increasing plan employee and employer contributions, increasing the reduction for early retirement clarifying survivor benefit provisions, and delaying the first annual postretirement adjustment for the public employees police and fire retirement plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 353.01, subdivisions 41, 47; 353.031, subdivision 4; 353.65, subdivisions 2, 3; 353.651, subdivisions 3, 4; 353.657, subdivisions 2a, 3a; 353E.001, subdivision 1; 356.415, subdivisions 1b, 1c.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Sparks, Saxhaug, Skoe and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 448: A bill for an act relating to renewable energy; establishing definitions; providing a sunset date for the cellulosic ethanol production goal; converting the ethanol minimum content requirement to a biofuel requirement; expanding the petroleum replacement goal; requiring a biofuels task force; repealing E20 mandate language; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 41A.10, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 116J.437, subdivision 1; 239.051, by adding subdivisions; 239.791, subdivisions 1, 2a, 2b; 239.7911; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 239.791, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Marty, Lourey and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 449: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for an integrated behavioral health care coordination model pilot.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Lourey, Benson, Rosen and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 450: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas, Torres Ray, Wiger, Sieben and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 451: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a responsible family life and sexuality education program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 121A.23.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiger, Johnson and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 452: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying body-gripping trap restrictions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 97B.903.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 453: A bill for an act relating to education; providing funding for early childhood and family, prekindergarten through grade 12, and adult education, including general education, education excellence, special programs, facilities and technology, nutrition, accounting, libraries, early childhood education, prevention, self-sufficiency and lifelong learning, and state agencies; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 120A.20, subdivision 1; 123A.73, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 123B.42, subdivision 3; 123B.54; 123B.57, subdivision 4; 123B.59, subdivision 6; 123B.591, subdivisions 2, 3; 123B.75, subdivision 5; 123B.92, subdivisions 1, 9; 124D.02, subdivision 1; 124D.10, subdivisions 15, 17; 124D.11, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 124D.119; 124D.128, subdivision 2; 124D.4531, subdivision 1; 124D.59, subdivision 2; 124D.65, subdivision 5; 124D.86; 124D.98; 125A.11, subdivision 1; 125A.76, subdivisions 1, 4a, 8, by adding subdivisions; 125A.78, subdivision 2; 125A.79, subdivisions 1, 5, 8; 125B.26, subdivision 4; 126C.05, subdivisions 1, 5, 6; 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 2, 2c, 3, 7, 8, 13, 13a, 17, 18, 24, 27, 29, 31, 32, 35, by adding subdivisions; 126C.12, subdivision 1; 126C.13, subdivisions 4, 5; 126C.15, subdivision 2; 126C.17; 126C.20; 126C.40, subdivisions 1, 6; 126C.44; 127A.441; 127A.45, subdivisions 2, 13; 127A.47, subdivisions 7, 8; 127A.51; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 11, article 2, section 51; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 121A; 123A; 124D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 120B.08; 120B.09; 124D.454, subdivisions 3, 10, 11; 124D.86, subdivision 6; 124D.98, subdivision 2; 125A.76, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 7; 125A.79, subdivisions 6, 7; 126C.10, subdivisions 2a, 2b, 25, 26, 28, 31a, 31b, 31c; 126C.17, subdivision 13; 127A.50, subdivisions 1, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 454: A bill for an act relating to energy; requesting the Legislative Energy Commission to study issues related to high-voltage transmission line routing.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 455: A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating the routing process for high-voltage transmission lines; prohibiting the designation of a preferred route in the permitting process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 216E.03, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 456: A bill for an act relating to utilities; regulating the qualifications to be a member of the Public Utilities Commission; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 216A.03, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 457: A bill for an act relating to military officers; providing for reimbursement grants to local units of government for public safety personnel on authorized leave; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 190.16, by adding a subdivision; 192.26, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Champion, Dibble and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 458: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying provisions related to the transfer of pistols and semiautomatic military-style assault weapons, and to eligibility to possess a firearm; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 624.713, subdivisions 1, 4; 624.7131, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10; 624.7132, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, 15, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 609.66, subdivision 1f; 624.7132, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 459: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to continuing care provisions; modifying provisions related to advisory task forces, nursing homes, resident relocation, medical assistance, long-term care consultation services, assessments, and reporting of maltreatment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 15.014, subdivision 2; 144A.071, subdivision 4d; 144A.161; 256B.057, subdivision 9; 256B.0652, subdivision 5; 256B.0911, subdivisions 2b, 3, 3a, 6; 256B.092, subdivision 7; 256B.441, subdivisions 1, 43, 63; 256B.49, subdivision 14; 256B.492; 626.557, subdivision 10; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.437, subdivision 8; Laws 2012, chapter 216, article 11, section 31.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 460: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions related to children and family services; changing data practices provisions; changing provisions related to contractual agreements with tribes, child care programs, community action agencies, the Minnesota family investment program, and reporting maltreatment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 119B.02, subdivision 2; 119B.09, subdivisions 6, 13; 256E.30, by adding a subdivision; 256J.09, subdivision 3; 256J.20, subdivision 3; 256J.21, subdivision 2; 256J.24, subdivision 3; 256J.30, subdivisions 4, 12; 256J.32, subdivisions 6, 8; 256J.38, subdivision 6; 256J.49, subdivision 13; 256J.521, subdivisions 1, 2; 256J.53, subdivisions 2, 5; 256J.575, subdivision 7; 256J.621; 256J.626, subdivisions 7, 8; 256J.67; 256J.68, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 7, 8; 256J.751, subdivision 2; 256K.26, subdivision 4; 626.556, subdivisions 2, 7, 11c; 626.5561, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Senjem, Marty, Hoffman, Sieben and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 461: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for grave markers and memorials for deceased residents of state hospitals and regional treatment centers; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Saxhaug, Skoe and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 462: A bill for an act relating to education finance; adjusting levy reductions related to taconite revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 126C.48, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hoffman and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 463: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement at Anoka Technical College and Anoka-Ramsey Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 464: A bill for an act relating to elections; enacting the Uniform Faithful Presidential Electors Act; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 204B.07, subdivision 2; 208.02; 208.03; 208.06; 209.01, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 208; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 208.07; 208.08.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Hoffman and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 465: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a bicycle and pedestrian trail to connect the Northtown Transit hub to the metropolitan regional trail and to provide a safe route for elementary school students; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eaton, Dahle, Saxhaug, Lourey and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 466: A bill for an act relating to public health; protecting children from exposure to harmful chemicals in products; amending criteria for identification of priority chemicals; requiring disclosure by manufacturers of children's products that contain harmful chemicals; authorizing Pollution Control Agency to prohibit sales of children's products that contain harmful chemicals; providing waiver process; establishing fees; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 13.7411, subdivision 8; 116.9401; 116.9403; 116.9405; 116.9406; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Eaton, Hoffman, Metzen and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 467: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing brewer taprooms to be located in cities with municipal liquor; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 340A.601, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Eaton, Hoffman and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 468: A bill for an act relating to local government; discontinuing the Hennepin Soil and Water Conservation District and transferring its duties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 383B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Rosen, Hayden, Sheran and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 469: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a chemical health navigation program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 254B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sheran, Brown, Goodwin, Latz and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 470: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; creating a cause of action for sex trafficking victims; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hayden, Marty, Sieben, Eaton and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 471: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring hospitals to provide staffing at levels consistent with nationally accepted standards; requiring reporting of staffing levels; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Koenen, Dahms, Sheran, Reinert and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 472: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding exemption for public safety radio communication systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.70, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sieben, Sheran, Lourey, Rosen and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 473: 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, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pappas, Hawj, Cohen and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 474: A bill for an act relating to local government; changing the city of St. Paul dedication fee.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Kent, Wiger, Sieben and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 475: A bill for an act relating to the city of Maplewood; authorizing a tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dziedzic, Skoe, Rest, Thompson and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 476: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making policy changes to income and franchise taxes, property taxes, sales and use taxes, and other taxes and tax provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 123A.455, subdivision 1; 270.077; 270C.34, subdivision 1; 270C.38, subdivision 1; 272.03, subdivision 9; 273.114, subdivision 6; 273.13, subdivisions 23, 25; 273.372, subdivision 4; 289A.12, subdivision 14; 290.9705, subdivision 1; 290B.04, subdivision 2; 296A.01, subdivision 19; 297A.665; 297F.01, subdivision 23; 297I.05, subdivisions 7, 12; 297I.30, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Eaton, Skoe, Rest, Thompson and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 477: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making technical and clarifying changes to income and franchise taxes, property taxes, sales and use taxes, and other taxes and tax provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 13.4965, subdivision 3; 16A.46; 270.41, subdivision 5; 270C.42, subdivision 2; 272.01, subdivision 2; 272.02, subdivision 97; 273.032; 273.124, subdivision 13; 273.1315, subdivisions 1, 2; 273.19, subdivision 1; 273.39; 279.06, subdivision 1; 287.20, by adding a subdivision; 287.385, subdivision 7; 289A.10, by adding a subdivision; 289A.12, by adding a subdivision; 289A.18, by adding a subdivision; 289A.20, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; 289A.26, subdivisions 3, 4, 7, 9; 289A.55, subdivision 9; 289A.60, subdivision 4; 290.01, subdivisions 6b, 19b, 19c, 19d; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.17, subdivision 4; 290A.25; 296A.22, subdivisions 1, 3; 297B.11; 297E.14, subdivision 7; 297F.09, subdivision 9; 297F.18, subdivision 7; 297G.04, subdivision 2; 297G.09, subdivision 8; 297G.17, subdivision 7; 297I.05, subdivision 11; 297I.80, subdivision 1; 298.01, subdivision 3; 298.018; 373.01, subdivision 1; 469.319, subdivision 4; 469.340, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 272.69; 273.11, subdivisions 1a, 22; 289A.60, subdivision 31.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Metzen, Wiger and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 478: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for metropolitan cities inflow and infiltration grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Rosen, Weber, Housley and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 479: A resolution urging the President and the United States Department of State to approve the Presidential Permit application allowing the construction and operation of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline between the United States and Canada.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Limmer, Bakk, Lourey and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 480: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; providing for discharge of a portion of an easement acquired by condemnation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 117.225.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Wiger; Torres Ray; Cohen; Pederson, J. and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 481: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing an early learning scholarship program; expanding access to quality early learning and care; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Nienow, Chamberlain and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 482: A bill for an act relating to education finance; requiring a three-fifths vote to pass legislation increasing the property tax recognition shift percentage or reducing the school aid percentage below 90; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 123B.75, subdivision 5; 127A.45, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Nienow; Petersen, B. ; Hann and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 483: A bill for an act relating to education; creating choice scholarships; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Nienow and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 484: A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting employers from requiring social network passwords as a condition of employment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 181.53.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Nienow, Chamberlain and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 485: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting law enforcement agencies from using drones to gather evidence in certain circumstances; authorizing civil actions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dahle, Sheran and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 486: A bill for an act relating to transportation; state lands; providing for conveyance of state land to a private party.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Hayden, Rosen, Pappas, Lourey and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 487: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance payment procedures for multiple services provided on the same day; modifying the health care home certification process for federally qualified health centers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0751, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Champion, Tomassoni, Metzen, Hayden and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 488: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for performance-based grants; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Pappas and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 489: A bill for an act relating to retirement; former local police and paid fire relief associations; revising and repealing various statutes to reflect the recent mergers of local police and salaried firefighter relief associations and consolidation accounts with the public employees police and fire retirement plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 6.495, subdivisions 1, 3; 6.67; 13D.01, subdivision 1; 69.011, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 69.021, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 7a, 8, 9, 10, 11; 69.031, subdivisions 1, 3, 5; 69.041; 69.051, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 4; 69.33; 69.77, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13; 69.771, subdivision 1; 69.80; 275.70, subdivision 5; 297I.10, subdivision 1; 345.381; 353.01, subdivisions 2a, 2b, 6, 10, 16; 353.64, subdivision 1a; 353.659; 353.665, subdivisions 1, 5, 8; 353.71, subdivision 1; 356.20, subdivision 2; 356.215, subdivision 18; 356.216; 356.219, subdivisions 1, 2, 8; 356.406, subdivision 1; 356A.01, subdivision 19; 356A.06, subdivision 4; 356A.07, subdivision 2; 423A.02, subdivisions 1, 1b, 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5; 424A.001, subdivision 4; 424A.02, subdivision 9; 475.52, subdivision 6; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 69.021, subdivision 6; 353.64, subdivision 3; 353.665, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10; 353.667; 353.668; 353.669; 353.6691; 353A.01; 353A.02; 353A.03; 353A.04; 353A.05; 353A.06; 353A.07; 353A.08; 353A.081; 353A.083; 353A.09; 353A.10; 353B.01; 353B.02; 353B.03; 353B.04; 353B.05; 353B.06; 353B.07; 353B.08; 353B.09; 353B.10; 353B.11; 353B.12; 353B.13; 353B.14; 423A.01; 423A.02, subdivision 1a; 423A.04; 423A.05; 423A.07; 423A.10; 423A.11; 423A.12; 423A.13; 423A.14; 423A.15; 423A.16; 423A.17; 423A.171; 423A.18; 423A.19; 423A.20; 423A.21; 423A.22.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 490: A bill for an act relating to human services; distinguishing and clarifying law regarding civil commitment to the Minnesota sex offender program from other civil commitments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 253B.02, subdivisions 18a, 24; 253B.03, subdivision 1a; 253B.045, subdivision 1a; 253B.092, subdivision 1; 253B.17, subdivision 1; 253B.185; 253B.19, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 253D.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Nelson, Bonoff, Tomassoni, Rest and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 491: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; creating a pilot program for individuals with autism spectrum disorders; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Skoe, Tomassoni, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 492: A bill for an act relating to taxes; modifying tax incentive payments for the Sustainable Forest Incentive Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 290C.06; 290C.07.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Eken, Lourey, Weber, Koenen and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 493: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring accreditation of advanced diagnostic imaging services operating in the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 144.1225, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Jensen and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 494: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money to upgrade the kitchen at the Minnesota State Academies for the Deaf and Blind.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 495: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements at the Minnesota State Academies; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eken and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 496: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; making various changes to campaign finance and public disclosure law; expanding definition of public official; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 10A.01, subdivision 35; 10A.025, subdivision 4; 10A.04, subdivision 5; 10A.15, subdivision 1; 10A.16; 10A.20, subdivisions 4, 12; 10A.242, subdivision 1; 10A.27, subdivision 9; 10A.273, subdivisions 1, 4; 10A.30; 10A.31, subdivisions 1, 4, 7; 10A.315; 10A.321, subdivision 1; 10A.322, subdivision 4; 10A.324, subdivision 1; 211B.37.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Chamberlain, Wiger, Tomassoni, Housley and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 497: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from the clean water fund to protect water supplies and lakes in the northeast Twin Cities metropolitan area.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eken and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 498: A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying election procedures; modifying election administration; modifying ballot formatting; adjusting timelines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 103C.225, subdivision 3; 103C.305, subdivision 3; 201.071, subdivision 2; 201.091, subdivision 8; 201.12, subdivision 3; 201.13, subdivision 1a; 201.14; 202A.14, subdivision 1; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.08, subdivision 3; 203B.081; 203B.121, subdivisions 2, 5; 203B.227; 203B.28; 204B.04, by adding a subdivision; 204B.14, subdivision 4; 204B.18, subdivision 2; 204B.22, subdivisions 1, 2; 204B.28, subdivision 1; 204B.32, subdivision 1; 204B.33; 204B.34, by adding a subdivision; 204B.35, subdivision 4; 204B.36, subdivision 1; 204B.45, subdivision 2; 204B.46; 204C.14; 204C.15, subdivision 1; 204C.19, subdivision 2; 204C.25; 204C.27; 204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.09, subdivision 2; 204D.11, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6; 204D.13, subdivision 3; 204D.14, subdivisions 1, 3; 204D.15, subdivision 3; 204D.16; 204D.165; 204D.19, subdivision 2; 205.02, subdivision 2; 205.10, subdivision 3; 205.13, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision; 205.16, subdivisions 1, 4, 5; 205.17, subdivisions 1, 3; 205A.04, by adding a subdivision; 205A.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 205A.06, by adding a subdivision; 205A.07, subdivisions 1, 3, 3a, 3b; 205A.08, subdivision 1; 206.61, subdivision 4; 206.89, subdivisions 2, 3; 206.895; 206.90, subdivision 6; 208.04, subdivisions 1, 2; 211B.045; 211B.37; 340A.416, subdivisions 2, 3; 340A.602; 375.20; 447.32, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; Laws 1963, chapter 276, section 2, subdivision 2, as amended; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 204B.42; 204D.11, subdivisions 2, 3; 205.16, subdivision 2; 205.17, subdivisions 2, 4; 205A.08, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Sparks and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 499: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the division of cost for intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.19, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Thompson, Benson, Chamberlain and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 500: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing legislator premiums for the state employee group insurance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 43A.24, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.