State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 4, 2010
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2931: A bill for an act relating to tourism; providing reimbursements for certain film production costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116U.26.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olson, M.; Scheid; Langseth and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2932: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing city of Bemidji to issue intoxicating liquor license to Bemidji Regional Event Center.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2933: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to continuing care policy and technical provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 626.557, subdivision 9a; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 144.0724, subdivision 11; 256B.0625, subdivision 19c; 256B.0651, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0652, subdivision 6; 256B.0659, subdivisions 10, 11, 21, 30, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2934: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying personal care assistant services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 256B.0625, subdivision 6a; 256B.0653, subdivision 3; 256B.0659, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 11, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 27, 29, 30.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2935: A bill for an act relating to human services; making changes to licensing provisions; modifying background study requirements, disqualifications, and data classification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 245A.07, subdivision 2a; 245A.30; 245B.05, subdivision 7; 245C.02, subdivision 18; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 245A.03, subdivision 2; 245A.04, subdivisions 5, 7; 245A.07, subdivisions 1, 3; 245A.144; 245A.50, subdivision 5; 245C.15, subdivision 2; 245C.20; 245C.22, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 2936: A bill for an act relating to higher education; modifying grant eligibility; modifying loan limits and terms; increasing private institution fees; eliminating the high school-to-college developmental transition program; defining terms; transferring funds; modifying and reducing appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 136A.127, by adding subdivisions; 136A.1701, subdivisions 4, 7; 136A.69, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 141.255; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 136A.121, subdivision 9; 136A.127, subdivision 9; Laws 2009, chapter 95, article 1, sections 3, subdivisions 6, 12; 4, subdivision 4, as amended; 5, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 136A.1701, subdivision 5; 136A.69, subdivision 2; 141.255, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 135A.61; 136A.121, subdivision 9b.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Marty, Dibble, Berglin and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2937: A bill for an act relating to human services; chemical dependency treatment; pilot projects; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 254B; repealing Laws 2009, chapter 79, article 7, section 26, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2938: A bill for an act relating to the city of Oakdale; extending duration of a tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Koering and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2939: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing scopes on muzzleloaders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.031, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Fischbach, Senjem, Koch, Michel and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2940: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for zero-based budgeting; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Sieben and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2941: A bill for an act relating to youth development; authorizing county and state fair surcharges; authorizing municipalities to raise and spend money on 4-H; requiring a University of Minnesota Extension Service policy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 37.13, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 38.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2942: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; prohibiting muskellunge stocking in South Long Lake; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97C.201.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rummel, Scheid, Stumpf and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2943: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating an innovation grant; establishing a community school pilot project; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2944: A bill for an act relating to licensing; modifying contractor continuing education requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.821, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2945: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending a definition related to child pornography; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 617.246, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2946: A bill for an act relating to drivers’ licenses; allowing collection of fees under the license reinstatement diversion pilot program to be extended for 18 months; amending Laws 2009, chapter 59, article 3, section 4, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Ortman, Koch, Vandeveer, Pariseau and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2947: A bill for an act relating to state government; transferring oversight of the Metropolitan Council to the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.8841.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Olseen and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 2948: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for charter school financial services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 124D.10, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olseen, Saxhaug, Lynch, Saltzman and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2949: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for online learning; statewide assessment supervision; limiting advertising; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 124D.095, subdivisions 4, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Sparks, Robling, Scheid, Langseth and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2950: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating the jobs, family, and economic development fund; providing a funding mechanism for agricultural, rural, early childhood, bioscience, medical technology, and economic development; providing a funding mechanism for athletic, recreational, and extracurricular activities and capital improvements; providing for and regulating gaming activities at racetracks and increasing purses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 240.07, subdivision 3; 240.35, subdivision 1; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 541.20; 541.21; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 240.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Sheran, Marty, Murphy, Bakk and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2951: A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for long-term storage costs of spent nuclear waste; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116C.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Moua and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2952: A bill for an act relating to privacy; reinstating authority for release of financial records in response to a subpoena; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 13A.02, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Olson, G.; Rest; Gerlach and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 2953: A bill for an act relating to local government; prohibiting city employees from serving on the city council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 412.02, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 410.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2954: A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring an adjustment in continuation health insurance premiums charged for certain disabled retired local government employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 471.61, subdivision 2b.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Lynch and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 2955: A bill for an act relating to education; revising the safe schools levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 126C.44.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2956: A bill for an act relating to education; amending school calendar restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 120A.40.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2957: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Hennepin County to purchase energy under forward pricing mechanisms; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 383B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Lynch, Lourey and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2958: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing county offices to be open on Saturdays; prohibiting the modification of certain collective bargaining agreements; requiring a report to the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 373.052, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision; 471.999.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2959: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a MinnesotaCare defined contribution program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256L.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2960: A bill for an act relating to labor and employment; repealing certain equipment and apparel requirements; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 181.986.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2961: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing that agency rulemaking activity may take place only when the legislature is not meeting in regular session; providing that newly adopted rules expire at the end of the next legislative session; modifying rulemaking procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 14.389, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 14.131; 14.14, subdivisions 1, 1b, 2, 2a, 3; 14.15; 14.16; 14.18; 14.19; 14.20; 14.22, subdivision 2; 14.225; 14.23; 14.24; 14.25; 14.26; 14.27; 14.28; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 14.14, subdivision 1a; 14.22, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2962: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the sale and termination of portable electronics insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 60K.36, subdivision 2; 60K.38, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 59D.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2963: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Blazing Star Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2964: A bill for an act relating to finance; creating a preference for community banks and credit unions for the state’s general revenue account; requiring that state depository accounts be held in community banks or credit unions; requiring a study of possible further use of community banks and credit unions by the state and municipalities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.27, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koch, Clark and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2965: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting persons from allowing underage drinking under certain circumstances; providing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 340A.503, subdivision 2; 340A.701, subdivision 1; 340A.702.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2966: A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing Mower County to go to a four-day week for five years.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2967: A bill for an act relating to Mower County; providing a process for making office of county recorder appointive.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2968: A bill for an act relating to civil law; establishing a special duty of care for municipal building inspectors and local subsurface sewage treatment system inspectors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 115.55, by adding a subdivision; 326B.133, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2969: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring invasive species training for commercial dock and boat lift installers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84D.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Saltzman and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2970: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; city of Landfall Village; extending the five-year rule for a district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Prettner Solon, Carlson and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 2971: A bill for an act relating to energy; making technical changes related to utility report filings, hydrogen energy projects, weatherization programs, public utility commission assessments, and utility metering for supporting housing; removing obsolete and redundant language; authorizing individuals and entities to take certain easements in agricultural land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16E.15, subdivision 2; 216B.241, subdivision 2; 216B.812, subdivision 2; 216C.264; 216E.18, subdivision 3; 326B.106, subdivision 12; 500.221, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216C.19, subdivisions 2, 3, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20; 216C.262; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 216C.19, subdivision 17.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2972: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance coverage of medication therapy management services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 13h.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2973: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing county and regional jails to house offenders from other states; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 641.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2974: A bill for an act relating to health; amending provisions for electronic health record technology; providing for administrative penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 62J.495, subdivisions 1a, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62J.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lourey, Koering and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 2975: A bill for an act relating to human services; adding community paramedics to the list of community health workers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 49.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Metzen and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2976: A bill for an act relating to clean water; authorizing use of the clean water legacy account to support local inflow and infiltration reduction programs; appropriating money from constitutionally dedicated funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 114D.45, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2977: A bill for an act relating to human services; delaying the effective date of certain amendments to certain estate recovery provisions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 2978: A bill for an act relating to environment; providing for extension of temporary closure status on underground storage tanks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116.49, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Moua, Murphy and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2979: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing that prior DWI driver’s license revocations no longer enhance criminal penalties or trigger or accelerate DWI vehicle forfeitures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169A.03, subdivision 3; 169A.095; 169A.24, subdivision 1; 169A.275, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 169A.28, subdivision 1; 169A.31, subdivision 2; 169A.44, subdivision 2; 169A.63, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 609.035, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2980: A bill for an act relating to the financing of state and local government; taxation; education finance; eliminating the sales tax exemption on clothing; adjusting the school payment shift; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 127A.45, subdivision 2; 297A.62, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 297A.65; 473.757, subdivision 10; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 297A.992, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297A.61, subdivision 46; 297A.67, subdivisions 8, 27.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 2981: A bill for an act relating to state lands; repealing state land sale requirement; repealing Laws 2005, chapter 156, article 2, section 45, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Lynch, Olseen, Skogen, Senjem and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2982: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance and sale of trunk highway bonds; appropriating money for interchange construction.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2983: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring health insurance to cover routine health care received while participating in a qualified clinical trial under certain circumstances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2984: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; enacting the Uniform Unsworn Foreign Declarations Act proposed for adoption by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; providing for penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.48, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 358.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2985: A bill for an act relating to real property; amending the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act; making clarifying, conforming, and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 515B.1-102; 515B.1-103; 515B.1-107; 515B.1-112; 515B.1-115; 515B.1-116; 515B.2-101; 515B.2-102; 515B.2-105; 515B.2-106; 515B.2-108; 515B.2-109; 515B.2-110; 515B.2-111; 515B.2-112; 515B.2-113; 515B.2-114; 515B.2-118; 515B.2-119; 515B.2-121; 515B.2-124; 515B.3-101; 515B.3-102; 515B.3-103; 515B.3-104; 515B.3-105; 515B.3-106; 515B.3-109; 515B.3-110; 515B.3-112; 515B.3-113; 515B.3-114; 515B.3-115; 515B.3-116; 515B.3-117; 515B.3-120; 515B.3-121; 515B.4-101; 515B.4-102; 515B.4-104; 515B.4-105; 515B.4-106; 515B.4-107; 515B.4-108; 515B.4-110; 515B.4-111; 515B.4-115; 515B.4-116; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 515B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Marty, Koering, Lourey and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2986: A bill for an act relating to health; specifying certain aspects of prepaid health plan contracts entered into by the commissioner of human services or county-based purchasing plans; requiring use of certain accounting procedures; providing health care providers and others a right to audit under those contracts; providing for resolution of disputes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.69, subdivisions 5i, 9, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Murphy, Bakk, Lynch and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 2987: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a sales tax exemption for construction materials for new and expanding businesses in St. Charles; authorizing the city of St. Charles to create a tax increment financing district subject to certain rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 297A.71, subdivision 41.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Higgins; Saltzman; Olson, M.; Tomassoni and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2988: A bill for an act relating to economic development; expanding loan program to veteran-owned small businesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116J.996.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Stumpf and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2989: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying the compensation program for livestock crippled or destroyed by a gray wolf; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 3.737, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 3.737, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2990: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing a criminal penalty for intentionally rendering a service animal unable to perform its duties; requiring that offenders who are convicted of harming service animals pay restitution; clarifying that civil remedies are not precluded by the criminal penalty for harming service animals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 343.21, subdivisions 8a, 9, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dibble and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2991: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; amending Minnesota’s waste management hierarchy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 115A.02.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2992: A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying the definition of dependent for purposes of group benefits for local government officers and employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 471.61, subdivisions 1a, 2a; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 471.61, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2993: A bill for an act relating to economic development; repealing a sales tax exemption; appropriating money for an industrial park; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.75, as amended; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 297A.71, subdivision 41.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2994: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying a sales tax construction exemption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 297A.71, subdivision 41; 297A.75, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sheran, Pappas, Clark and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 2995: A bill for an act relating to higher education; raising the cap for revenue bonds authorized for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 136F.98, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2996: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing school concession stands as a specific category of food and beverage service establishments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 157.15, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 157.16, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Olson, M.; Moua and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2997: A bill for an act relating to data practices; exempting certain domestic abuse or sexual attack programs from data practices requirements; classifying data; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 13.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sheran, Marty, Rosen, Prettner Solon and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 2998: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying authorization of PACE programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 256B.69, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2999: A bill for an act relating to children; modifying provisions relating to children in need of protection or services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 260C.007, subdivisions 6, 14; 260C.163, subdivision 2; 260C.201, by adding a subdivision; 260C.301, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 260.012; 260C.175, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Saltzman and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 3000: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the aid payment schedule for certain charter schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 127A.45, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3001: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a veterans facility in Harmony.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff, Stumpf, Torres Ray, Fobbe and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 3002: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an advisory task force on school desegregation and integration.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Saltzman and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3003: A bill for an act relating to the environment; modifying requirements for solid waste disposal facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116.07, subdivisions 4, 4h.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3004: A bill for an act relating to veterans; clarifying authority of commissioner of veterans affairs to spend certain funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 198.003, subdivision 4a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clark, Olseen and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 3005: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; authorizing Metropolitan Council best value contracts and procurement for transit vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.129, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 3006: A bill for an act relating to water; requiring disclosure of contaminated wells and special well construction areas; requiring perfluorochemical testing of new wells in certain areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103I.236; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103I.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Dille, Erickson Ropes, Vickerman, Langseth and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 3007: A resolution memorializing Congress to amend the charter for the American Legion to authorize all veterans to join the Legion.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Latz, Saltzman and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 3008: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a school district to use its operating capital for certain costs associated with closing a school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.10, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 3009: A bill for an act relating to eliminating health disparities; requiring the commissioner of health to develop new categories for collecting granular data that accurately captures race, ethnicity, primary language, and socioeconomic status; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 145.928, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 3010: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing the Office of Administrative Hearings to review driver’s license revocation or disqualification and motor vehicle plate impoundment resulting from implied consent violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169A.52, subdivision 6; 169A.53; 169A.60, subdivision 10; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 357.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 3011: A bill for an act relating to higher education; authorizing data matching; modifying institution eligibility; establishing award procedures; establishing scholarship priorities; establishing powers and duties; providing for refunds; defining terms; making technical corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 136A.101, subdivision 10; 136A.126, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 136A.127, subdivision 6, by adding subdivisions; 136A.15, subdivision 6; 136A.16, subdivision 14; 136A.62, subdivision 3; 136A.645; 136A.646; 136A.65, by adding a subdivision; 141.25, subdivisions 7, 13, by adding a subdivision; 141.251, subdivision 2; 141.28, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 136A.01, subdivision 2; 136A.101, subdivision 4; 136A.127, subdivisions 2, 4, 9; 299A.45, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3012: A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing temporary use of conservation investment program spending for emergency bill payment assistance.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olson, M. and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 3013: A bill for an act relating to tourism; amending council membership requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116U.25.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 3014: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating the Minnesota Science and Technology Authority; appropriating money; amending Laws 2009, chapter 78, article 1, section 3, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116W; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116J.657.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 3015: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; limiting the growth in market value for agricultural properties; establishing a onetime credit for certain agricultural properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 273.11, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Rummel, Clark and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 3016: A bill for an act relating to clean water and water supply planning; authorizing use of the clean water legacy account to support Metropolitan Council water supply planning activities; eliminating sunset date of the Metropolitan Area Water Supply Advisory Committee; appropriating money from constitutionally dedicated funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 473.1565, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 114D.45, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Saltzman, Olseen, Prettner Solon and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3017: A bill for an act relating to taxation; requiring the Department of Revenue to conduct a study on income tax reciprocity with Wisconsin; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Marty and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 3018: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for "clean money" campaigns funded without special interest money; expanding certain definitions; requiring certain campaign finance reports to be filed and published electronically; requiring notice of independent expenditures; requiring reports of excess spending by candidates who do not agree to limit spending; reducing certain contribution limits and spending limits; limiting independent expenditures by political parties on behalf of their own candidates as a condition of receiving a public subsidy; imposing campaign contribution and spending limits on political party caucuses as a condition of receiving a public subsidy; limiting multicandidate expenditures by political parties; increasing public subsidies for candidates who agree to lower contribution limits; increasing spending limits and public subsidies to respond to independent expenditures and excess spending by nonparticipating candidates; repealing the income tax checkoff for election campaigns; increasing the maximum political contribution refund from $50 to $100; imposing criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 9, 18, 21; 10A.02, subdivision 11a; 10A.14, subdivision 2; 10A.20, subdivisions 2, 6b, by adding subdivisions; 10A.25, subdivisions 1, 2, 2a, by adding subdivisions; 10A.257, subdivision 1; 10A.27, subdivisions 1, 11, by adding subdivisions; 10A.275, subdivision 1; 10A.28, subdivisions 1, 2; 10A.315; 10A.322; 200.02, by adding a subdivision; 290.06, subdivision 23; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.25, subdivision 6; 10A.31, subdivisions 1, 3, 3a, 5, 5a, 6, 6a, 7, 10, 10a, 10b, 11; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 10A.31, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Kubly and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 3019: A bill for an act relating to human services; authorizing a rate increase for publicly owned nursing facilities; requiring a local share of nonfederal medical assistance costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.19, by adding a subdivision; 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 3020: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance and public disclosure; increasing the public’s right to know; requiring disclosure of economic interests of independent contractors and consultants; changing certain definitions; requiring disclosure of the costs of lobbying; requiring certain reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 5, 21, 33; 10A.04, subdivisions 4, 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 3021: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; changing certain pesticide control provisions; authorizing waiver of a fee; providing for control of bovine tuberculosis; eliminating the native grasses and wildflower seed production and incentive program; authorizing ownership of agricultural land by certain nonprofit corporations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 18B.31, subdivision 5; 18B.36, subdivision 1; 18B.37, subdivision 4; 28A.082, subdivision 1; 35.244, subdivisions 1, 2; 500.24, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 18B.316, subdivision 10; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 17.231.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid, Gerlach, Parry, Michel and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 3022: A bill for an act relating to insurance; providing former employees the option to bypass continuation coverage and obtain low-cost immediate conversion health insurance coverage from their former employer’s insurer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62A.17, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Scheid, Saxhaug, Ortman and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 3023: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; reducing the limitation period for bringing certain actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 541.05, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Sheran, Prettner Solon, Doll and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 3024: A bill for an act relating to health professions; requiring qualification for employment as a surgical technologist; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.