State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 21, 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 Rest; Stumpf; Housley; Petersen, B. and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 585: A bill for an act relating to elections; enacting the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 208.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Dahle, Goodwin, Pappas and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 586: A bill for an act relating to debt management and debt settlement; clarifying exemption for attorneys at law; modifying regulation of debt settlement services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 332A.02, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision; 332B.02, subdivision 13, by adding a subdivision; 332B.06, subdivisions 1, 4; 332B.09.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Dahms, Pappas, Metzen, Ortman and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 587: A bill for an act relating to taxation; liquor; modifying the definition of a qualified brewer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297G.04, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Sheran and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 588: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing a criminal background check process for individuals licensed by the health-related licensing boards and the commissioner of health; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 13.411, subdivision 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 214.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Housley, Anderson, Metzen, Dziedzic and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 589: A bill for an act relating to veterans; property taxes; extending the market value exclusion for surviving spouses of deceased service members and permanently disabled veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 273.13, subdivision 34.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Carlson, Dibble, Hawj, Marty and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 590: A bill for an act relating to transportation; mass transit; establishing skyway access requirements for the Central Station on the Central Corridor light rail transit line.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 591: A bill for an act relating to tenant's rights; creating a notice to quit or pay prior to filing an eviction action; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 504B.285, subdivision 1; 504B.291, by adding a subdivision; 504B.321, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 592: A bill for an act relating to the city of Glencoe; extending tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Pratt, Ortman, Limmer and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 593: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a perimeter security fence at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Shakopee; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 594: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association general employees retirement plan; authorizing a purchase of prior service credit for certain Northfield employees.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk, Saxhaug and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 595: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the general education revenue formula; increasing revenue for some school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 126C.10, subdivision 2c.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 596: 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 Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 597: A bill for an act relating to outdoor heritage; appropriating money for the Minnesota forests for the future program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Rosen, Lourey, Nelson and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 598: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a system to deal with acute strokes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eken, Rosen, Hoffman, Brown and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 599: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying reimbursement rates for ICF/DD and home and community-based services providers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 600: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making the county auditor-treasurer and recorder appointive in Clay County.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Dziedzic, Tomassoni, Sparks and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 601: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; establishing the school energy conservation revolving loan program; permitting school districts to repay energy conservation loans from levies made without voter approval; authorizing the sale and issuance of state general obligation bonds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 126C.40, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic, Bakk and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 602: A bill for an act relating to employment; modifying prompt payment of wages requirements; modifying penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 181.13; 181.14.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Ortman, Senjem, Nelson and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 603: A bill for an act relating to taxes; income; franchise; conforming to changes in the Internal Revenue Code; extending the working family credit phaseout for married filers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 19a, 19b, 19c, 31, by adding a subdivision; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290A.03, subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ortman, Chamberlain, Benson and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 604: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; modifying the computation of the research credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 290.068, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Eken, Eaton, Rosen and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 605: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying reduction of rates for congregate living for individuals with lower needs; amending Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 9, article 10, section 3, subdivision 3, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 606: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for additional financing of parks, trails, and recreational facilities for local units of government by special fees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 448.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Carlson; Pederson, J. ; Dibble; Senjem and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 607: A bill for an act relating to municipalities; authorizing municipalities to establish street improvement districts and apportion street improvement fees within districts; requiring adoption of street improvement plan; authorizing collection of fees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 435.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 608: A bill for an act relating to public safety; traffic regulations; school buses; making technical corrections to certain safety requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 169.011, subdivision 71; 169.443, subdivision 9; 169.447, subdivision 2; 169.454, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Jensen, Saxhaug, Tomassoni, Sparks and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 609: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing revenue to offset payments or pupil weight reductions related to student participation in postsecondary enrollment options; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 124D.09, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hoffman and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 610: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; extending the four-year rule for certain districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 469.176, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Chamberlain, Ingebrigtsen and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 611: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying expectations for complying with Minnesota's policy prohibiting intimidation and bullying; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 121A.0695.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hoffman, Sheran, Rosen, Pappas and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 612: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisional discharge for the Minnesota sex offender program; modifying victim notification of discharge or release of person in the Minnesota sex offender program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 253B.18, subdivision 5a; 253B.185, subdivisions 10, 12, 13, 14, 14a; 253B.19, subdivision 3; 611A.06, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Scalze, Tomassoni, Saxhaug, Westrom and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 613: A bill for an act relating to the Public Facilities Authority; reorganizing certain grant programs; providing for small community wastewater treatment grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 446A.073, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 446A.075, subdivisions 1a, 2, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 446A.051, subdivision 2; 446A.074.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Nienow and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 614: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating increased penalties for wildlife arson that damages multiple dwellings, acreage, or crops; adding restitution provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 609.5641, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pederson, J. and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 615: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for acquiring right-of-way, design, and construction of an extension of the Beaver Island Trail from River Bluffs Regional Park in St. Cloud to Opportunity Business Park in St. Cloud; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pederson, J. and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 616: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for regional trail design and development of the Beaver Island Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug, Bakk, Marty and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 617: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for a pilot project related to energy conservation programs in some school districts.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 618: A bill for an act relating to education finance; adjusting equity revenue for Independent School District No. 728, Elk River, by the metro equity region factor for students residing in the region.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen, Tomassoni, Pratt, Jensen and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 619: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; reducing employer tax rates.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 620: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; removing spearing restrictions from certain lakes; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 6264.0400, subpart 8.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 621: A bill for an act relating to sales and use taxation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 297A.70, subdivision 7; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 622: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for local road improvement in Pine Lake Township; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 623: A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing a microdistillery to make limited off-sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 340A.301, subdivision 6c.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 624: A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing a microdistillery to offer samples; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 340A.301, subdivision 6c.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 625: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing a microdistillery to sell its own products at on-sale; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 340A.301, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 626: A bill for an act relating to commerce; making various technical and housekeeping changes related to staff adjusters, canceled licenses, and transfer fees; providing producer training requirements for flood insurance products; eliminating the membership camping license requirement; repealing an obsolete collection agency rule; correcting cross-references; making adjustments to various dollar amounts as required by state law; providing for a method to periodically update Minnesota Statutes to reflect the current dollar amounts as adjusted; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 47.59, subdivisions 3, 6; 56.12; 56.125, subdivision 2; 56.131, subdivisions 2, 6; 72B.10; 82.62, subdivision 7; 82.63, subdivision 8; 82A.06, subdivision 2; 82A.13, subdivision 1; 82A.18, subdivision 2; 82C.16, subdivision 1; 325G.22, subdivision 1; 510.02, subdivision 1; 550.37, subdivisions 4, 4a, 6, 10, 12a, 23, 24; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60K; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 82A.16; 82A.17; Minnesota Rules, part 2870.1500.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 627: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring ground blinds to display blaze orange during the firearms deer season; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 97B.071.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Saxhaug and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 628: A bill for an act relating to veterans; establishing a veterans home in Beltrami County; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 198.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 629: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making the county auditor-treasurer and recorder appointive in Lake County.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Eaton and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 630: A bill for an act relating to child care; modifying a child care licensure requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 245A.1435.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hoffman, Sieben, Eaton and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 631: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing certain recount requirements and procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 204C.35, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 204C.36, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Benson and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 632: A bill for an act relating to health; extending expiration of an advisory board; classifying data collected under the early hearing detection and intervention program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 144.966, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hawj, Pappas, Bakk and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 633: A bill for an act relating to the city of St. Paul; providing for funding of a minor league ball park and other economic activities in the city; amending Laws 1993, chapter 375, article 9, section 46, subdivisions 2, as amended, 5, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 634: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying funding for detoxification services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256G.06.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 635: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I; providing that the right of citizens to keep, bear, and use arms for certain purposes is fundamental and shall not be infringed.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 636: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to establish the Charles A. Lindbergh National Monument in Little Falls, Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hawj, Pappas, Marty and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 637: A bill for an act relating to St. Paul; extending the time for certain bonding authority; amending Laws 1971, chapter 773, section 1, subdivision 2, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hoffman and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 638: A bill for an act relating to state government; specifying certain data on individuals with disabilities as private data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 13.64, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Eaton, Sieben, Dziedzic and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 639: A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for product stewardship programs; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 13.7411, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Hoffman, Tomassoni, Schmit and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 640: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating a trade policy advisory group; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Sparks and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 641: A bill for an act relating to labor and employment; making federal conformity changes to certain employment law provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 177.23, subdivision 7; 177.24, subdivision 1; 177.25, subdivisions 1, 5; 181.941, subdivision 1; 181.943.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Dibble, Rosen, Benson, Hawj and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 642: A bill for an act relating to energy; conservation; permitting waste heat recovered and used as thermal energy and biomass-generated thermal energy to be counted towards energy savings goals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 216B.241, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Dziedzic, Limmer, Tomassoni and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 643: A bill for an act relating to corrections; allowing Department of Corrections to access data to track employment of offenders sentenced to probation for the purpose of case planning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 268.19, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 644: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for employment support services for persons with mental illness; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 245.4712, subdivision 1; 268A.13; 268A.14, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Cohen, Eken and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 645: A bill for an act relating to political contributions; to ensure equal protection by requiring certain political contributions and expenditures be from funds subject to individual income tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 211B.15, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Ortman, Nelson, Miller, Latz and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 646: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring timely transmittal of civil commitment, law enforcement, and court data to certain state and federal searchable databases; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 241.301; 253B.24; 299C.10, subdivisions 1, 3; 299C.11, subdivision 1; 299C.14; 299C.17; 299C.40, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Ortman, Ingebrigtsen, Bonoff, Nelson and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 647: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; limiting the time period that a person may be held in jail or state correctional facility pending or after civil commitment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 253B.045, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 253B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 253B.045, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hoffman and Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 648: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for additional lanes on a segment of U.S. Highway 10; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 649: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money to administer the Gold Star Program; appropriating money for compensating honor guards.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 650: A bill for an act relating to commerce; renaming the division of insurance fraud; regulating subpoenas issued by the commissioner; modifying certain continuing education requirements; requiring and regulating an annual statement of actuarial opinions of reserves and supporting documentation of property and casualty companies; regulating certain stop loss coverage; modifying risk-based capital requirements for certain insurers; regulating real estate appraiser licenses; modifying service requests in connection with Public Utility Commission matters; repealing certain unnecessary laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 45.0135; 45.027, subdivision 2; 45.307; 45.43; 60A.235, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 60A.62, subdivision 1; 82B.08, by adding a subdivision; 82B.094; 82B.095, subdivision 2; 82B.10, subdivision 1; 82B.13, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 8, by adding a subdivision; 216.17, subdivisions 2, 4; 216B.18; 299C.40, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 82B.095, subdivision 1; 115C.09, subdivision 3k; Laws 2000, chapter 488, article 3, section 37.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Hawj, Stumpf, Saxhaug, Miller and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 651: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Minnesota Hmong-Lao veterans commemorative memorial; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 652: A bill for an act relating to commerce; ending the transfer of money from the automobile theft prevention account to the general fund; restoring use of the fund to its original purpose; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 65B.84, subdivision 1; 168A.40, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Hawj, Dziedzic, Cohen, Pappas and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 653: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; reattaching land constituting an intermediate airport to the city and school district where the property is located; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 473.625; 473F.02, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 654: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions related to health care and medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 62J.495, subdivision 15; 256.01, subdivision 34; 256.962, subdivision 8; 256B.0625, subdivisions 8, 8a, 8b, 25.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 655: A bill for an act relating to human services; updating outdated terminology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 15.44; 124D.57; 127A.45, subdivision 12; 144.651, subdivision 4; 145.88; 146A.11, subdivision 1; 148.512, subdivisions 12, 13; 150A.13, subdivision 6; 174.255, subdivision 1; 202A.13; 202A.155; 202A.156; 237.036; 237.16, subdivision 9; 240A.04; 240A.06, subdivisions 1, 2; 256.01, subdivision 2; 256C.24, subdivision 3; 256C.29; 299C.06; 326B.106, subdivisions 9, 11; 473.608, subdivision 22; 589.35, subdivision 1; 595.02, subdivision 1; 609.06, subdivision 1; 609.749, subdivision 2; 626.8455, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Schmit, Sparks and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 656: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; making housekeeping changes related to construction codes and licensing, and combative sports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 116J.70, subdivision 2a; 326B.081, subdivision 3; 326B.082, subdivision 11; 326B.093, subdivision 4; 326B.101; 326B.103, subdivision 11; 326B.121, subdivision 1; 326B.31, by adding a subdivision; 326B.43, subdivision 2; 326B.89, subdivision 1; 341.21, subdivision 3a; 341.221; 341.27; 341.29; 341.30, subdivision 4; 341.32, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 326B.978, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 657: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; limiting those allowed to kill a dog pursuing big game; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 97B.011.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Dziedzic and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 658: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; allowing the commissioner of labor and industry to issue compliance orders for violations of misrepresentations of employment relationships; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 177.27, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Eken, Stumpf and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 659: A bill for an act relating to education; making an exception to the school start date for school districts that suffer natural disasters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 120A.40.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Eken, Bonoff, Wiklund and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 660: A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating the state grant amount of part-time students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 136A.101, subdivision 5a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 661: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; providing for additional disclosure; making various changes to campaign finance and public disclosure law; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 10, 11, 27, 28, by adding subdivisions; 10A.02, subdivisions 9, 10, 11, 12, by adding a subdivision; 10A.025, subdivisions 2, 3; 10A.105, subdivision 1; 10A.12, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2; 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.14, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 10A.15, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 10A.20, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; 10A.25, subdivisions 2, 2a, 3, 3a; 10A.257, subdivision 1; 10A.27, subdivisions 1, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15; 10A.323; 13.607, subdivisions 3, 5a; 211B.32, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 10A.24; 10A.241; 10A.242; 10A.25, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 662: A bill for an act relating to health plan regulation; regulating policy and contract coverages; conforming state law to federal requirements; establishing health plan market rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 13.7191, subdivision 12; 43A.23, subdivision 1; 43A.317, subdivision 6; 60A.08, subdivision 15; 62A.011, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 62A.02, by adding a subdivision; 62A.03, subdivision 1; 62A.04, subdivision 2; 62A.047; 62A.049; 62A.136; 62A.149, subdivision 1; 62A.17, subdivisions 2, 6; 62A.21, subdivision 2b; 62A.28, subdivision 2; 62A.302; 62A.615; 62A.65, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, 7; 62C.14, subdivision 5; 62C.142, subdivision 2; 62D.02, by adding a subdivision; 62D.07, subdivision 3; 62D.095; 62D.12, by adding a subdivision; 62D.181, subdivision 7; 62D.30, subdivision 8; 62E.02, by adding a subdivision; 62E.04, subdivision 4; 62E.06, subdivision 1; 62E.09; 62E.10, subdivision 7; 62H.04; 62L.02, subdivisions 11, 14a, 26, by adding a subdivision; 62L.03, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 6; 62L.045, subdivisions 2, 4; 62L.05, subdivision 10; 62L.06; 62L.08; 62L.12, subdivision 2; 62M.05, subdivision 3a; 62M.06, subdivision 1; 62Q.01, by adding subdivisions; 62Q.021; 62Q.17, subdivision 6; 62Q.18, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.19, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.23; 62Q.43, subdivision 2; 62Q.47; 62Q.52; 62Q.55; 62Q.68, subdivision 1; 62Q.69, subdivision 3; 62Q.70, subdivisions 1, 2; 62Q.71; 62Q.73; 62Q.75, subdivision 1; 62Q.80, subdivision 2; 72A.20, subdivision 35; 471.61, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62A; 62Q; 72A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62K; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 62A.65, subdivision 6; 62E.02, subdivision 7; 62E.16; 62E.20; 62L.02, subdivisions 4, 18, 19, 23; 62L.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13; 62L.081; 62L.10; 62Q.37, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Johnson and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 663: A bill for an act relating to state government; making changes to resource recovery provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 115A.15, subdivisions 2, 9, 10.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Carlson; Dibble; Pederson, J. and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 664: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending local option taxes for transportation; broadening authority for county wheelage tax; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 163.051.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Eaton, Sheran, Rest, Pappas and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 665: A bill for an act relating to home and community-based long-term care services; creating the Quality Self-Directed Services Workforce Council; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Eaton, Hann, Bonoff, Senjem and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 666: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; reinstating the five-year moratorium on wolf hunting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 97B.645, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Marty, Hayden and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 667: A bill for an act relating to welfare reform; enabling low-income workers to meet basic needs; reducing welfare costs to taxpayers; providing child care assistance to low-income workers; increasing working family tax credit; increasing minimum wage; reestablishing the Minnesota emergency employment development program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 119B.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 119B.03, subdivisions 3, 9, 10; 119B.035, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5; 119B.05, subdivision 5; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.09, subdivisions 4a, 7; 119B.10; 119B.11, subdivision 1; 119B.12, subdivision 2; 119B.13, subdivision 1; 119B.15; 119B.24; 177.24, subdivision 1; 290.0671, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 119B.011, subdivisions 20, 20a; 119B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 6b, 8; 119B.05, subdivision 1; 119B.07; 119B.09, subdivision 3; 119B.11, subdivision 4; 290.0671, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Goodwin and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 668: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying when conditional release terms of certain offenders begin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 243.166, subdivision 5a; 609.2231, subdivision 3a; 609.3455, subdivisions 6, 7; 617.246, subdivision 7; 617.247, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rest, Eaton, Ortman and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 669: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; extending temporary authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 469.176, subdivisions 4c, 4m.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rest, Eaton and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 670: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; extending the five-year rule to ten years; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 469.1763, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Latz and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 671: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing that funds received for out-of-state offenders incarcerated in Minnesota are appropriated to the Department of Corrections; modifying certificates of compliance for public contracts; appropriating money for public safety, judiciary, corrections, and human rights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 161.20, subdivision 3; 243.51, subdivisions 1, 3; 363A.36, subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 243.51, subdivision 5.
Pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03, referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 672: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making the offices of county auditor-treasurer and recorder appointive in Kandiyohi County.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Wiger, Marty, Kent, Johnson and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 673: A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying the transfer of the Harambee community school from the East Metro Integration District to the Roseville school district.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Fischbach; Pederson, J. and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 674: A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating the routing of high-voltage transmission lines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 216E.03, subdivision 7; 216E.12, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Johnson and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 675: A bill for an act relating to state government; streamlining reporting of state government; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 4A.01, subdivision 3; 16E.07, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Stumpf, Eken, Sparks, Metzen and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 676: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 677: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring training for polling place challengers; imposing additional requirements on polling place challengers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 204C.07, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 678: A bill for an act relating to commerce; licensing maintenance plumbers in certain cases; modifying fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 326B.42, by adding a subdivision; 326B.435, subdivision 2; 326B.46, subdivisions 1, 1a; 326B.47, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 326B.49, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Metzen, Dahle, Dahms, Cohen and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 679: A bill for an act relating to transportation; motor vehicles; amending regulation of motor vehicle manufacturers and distributors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 80E.13; 168.27, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Eaton, Rest, Dibble and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 680: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a solar value rate utilities may pay to owners of solar photovoltaic systems; establishing a solar energy standard for certain utilities; making certain solar photovoltaic systems eligible to receive a renewable energy production incentive payment; establishing an account; requiring studies; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 216B.03; 216B.16, by adding a subdivision; 216B.1691, by adding a subdivision; 216B.23, subdivision 1a; 216B.241, subdivision 5c; 216B.2411, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 216B; 216C.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Dziedzic, Rest, Clausen and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 681: A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying crime prevention program security data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 13.37, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Franzen, Champion, Miller, Dibble and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 682: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying use of funds for youth intervention programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 299A.73, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 683: A bill for an act relating to private detectives; exempting certified public accounting services from licensure requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 326.3341.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Nelson, Dahms and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 684: A bill for an act relating to job creation; providing for permit management and coordination; requiring centralized electronic accessibility to permit applications and documentation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Ortman, Rosen, Nelson and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 685: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; requiring simultaneous competency, mental illness or defect, and civil commitment examinations for defendants; facilitating civil commitment hearings for defendants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 253B.07, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 686: A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for public and private sale of certain tax-forfeited lands in Crow Wing County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Franzen; Pederson, J. ; Goodwin; Scalze and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 687: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the safe routes to school program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 688: A bill for an act relating to transportation; bridges; limiting bridge engineering, design, and construction costs in smaller cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 174.50, subdivision 6b.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 689: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing sponsored agriculture education community experts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 122A.25, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 690: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VII, section 1; allowing agricultural land, nonhomesteaded, noncommercial real property owners, and small business property owners to vote on bonding and property tax questions where the property is located; providing implementing language; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204B.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 691: A bill for an act relating to energy; hydroelectric energy; establishing a revolving loan fund to facilitate the dredging of lakes to improve water flow for hydroelectric projects; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 116C.779, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 692: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; requiring placement of sign on marked Trunk Highway 52.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Dziedzic, Latz, Goodwin, Westrom and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 693: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing for the survival or continuation of an action after the death or disability of a party; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 540; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 573.01.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 694: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing the governor's budget for transportation; appropriating money for transportation, Metropolitan Council, and public safety activities; providing for fund transfers and tort claims; establishing a transportation economic development account and related regulations; clarifying expenses not considered trunk highway purposes; modifying the grade crossing safety account; providing authority to issue revenue bonds; establishing a metropolitan area sales and use tax for transit; extending an effective date; making exemptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 161.20, subdivision 3; 219.1651; 473.39, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2009, chapter 9, section 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 473.
Pursuant to Joint Rule 2.03, referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 695: A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating conservation improvement investments for low-income programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 216B.241, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 696: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Retirement System plans; clarifying language; removing obsolete language; revising outdated requirements; revising contribution rate revision procedures; revising disability standards and disability benefit administration procedures; merging the elected state officers retirement plan into the legislators retirement plan; revising pension commission standards provision; revising pension plan financial report contents provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 3.85, subdivision 10; 3A.011; 3A.03, subdivision 3; 3A.07; 3A.115; 3A.13; 3A.15; 352.01, subdivision 17b; 352.03, subdivision 8; 352.045, by adding subdivisions; 352.113, subdivisions 4, 6, 8, by adding subdivisions; 352.22, subdivision 3; 352.955, subdivisions 1, 3; 352B.011, subdivision 13; 352B.10, by adding a subdivision; 352D.04, subdivision 2; 356.20, subdivision 4; 356.214, subdivision 1; 356.215, subdivision 8; 356.30, subdivision 3; 356.401, subdivision 3; 356.415, subdivisions 1a, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 3A.02, subdivision 3; 352.045, subdivisions 3, 4; 352.955, subdivision 2; 352C.001; 352C.091, subdivision 1; 352C.10.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 697: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying a child care assistance financial eligibility provision; modifying commissioner's duties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 119B.09, subdivision 9a; 256.01, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Saxhaug and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 698: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing exemption for water-related service provider training; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 84D.108, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Pappas, Torres Ray and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 699: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring medical assistance to cover doula services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.