State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 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.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1492: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting most purchases by certain nursing homes and boarding care homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.70, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Marty and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1493: A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money for a grant to Open Access Connection to provide free voice mail services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1494: A bill for an act relating to taxation; imposing a long-term care tax to fund services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1495: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; increasing property tax class rates on utility property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 273.13, subdivision 24.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1496: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring participation and payment of assessments for consolidated conservation land drainage projects undertaken by local drainage authorities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 84A.55, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1497: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring continued operation of the Minnesota Specialty Health Systems facility in Willmar.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1498: A bill for an act relating to education finance; simplifying the allocation of contracted pupil transportation expenses across categories; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 123B.92, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1499: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; making changes to agricultural homestead determinations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 273.124, subdivisions 14, 21.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Eken, Stumpf and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 1500: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for an annual adjustment in the rate of the disparity reduction credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 273.1398, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 1501: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a personal rapid transit safety certification and training facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lourey, Senjem, Fischbach and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1502: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; modifying the definition of legislative day; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 3.012.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Tomassoni, Chamberlain and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1503: A bill for an act relating to taxes; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain meals and drinks; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain capital equipment purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.68, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rosen, Weber, Koenen and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1504: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a southern and southwestern Minnesota initiative foundation collaborative project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Torres Ray, Dziedzic and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1505: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for redevelopment of the Fort Snelling Upper Post; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Nienow, Torres Ray and Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1506: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting a law enforcement agency from using drones to gather evidence or other information; prohibiting use of drones by persons; prohibiting the use of drones by a federal agency within the boundaries of the state; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 624; 634.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Champion, Dibble and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1507: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Water Works site in the Central Riverfront Regional Park in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson, Hall and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1508: A resolution memorializing Congress and the President of the United States to amend federal veterans cemetery law to expand eligibility for burial in State Veterans Cemeteries developed with federal funding to include the Hmong-American and Lao-American surrogate fighters of America's Secret War in Laos.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1509: A bill for an act relating to state government; designating March 31 as Cesar Chavez Legislative Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Eken, Nienow, Rosen and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1510: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying payment rates for a certain children's hospital; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256.969, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1511: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and franchise; establishing a live theater production partnership credit; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.