State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, April 4, 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 Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1535: A bill for an act relating to education; making students' economic circumstances a criterion for arranging competitive interscholastic conferences and determining competitive classifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 128C.02, subdivision 3; 128C.05, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1536: A bill for an act relating to local aid payments; providing for modifications to payments in lieu of taxes for natural resource lands; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 477A.11, subdivisions 3, 4, by adding subdivisions; 477A.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 477A.14, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 97A.061.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1537: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; exempting purchases made by certain cities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.70, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1538: A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending financial flexibility for school districts.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1539: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for construction and installation of a HAWK pedestrian signal on marked Trunk Highway 12; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Nelson, Clausen and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 1540: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing state grants to leverage quality improvements in kindergarten through grade 12 education; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Nelson, Clausen, Kent and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 1541: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying certain compensatory revenue provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 126C.15, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dahms and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1542: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Area II Minnesota River Basin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1543: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for transit improvement areas; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1544: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money to address alternatives to juvenile detention throughout the state.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1545: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for entrepreneurial development.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1546: A bill for an act relating to state lands; requiring the private sale of state land in Goodhue County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Wiger, Saxhaug and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1547: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for a grant to the Asian Pacific American Housing Consortium's nonprofit veterans service provider organizations serving veterans, persons with United States military service, and their families.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1548: A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for the weatherization assistance program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 1549: A bill for an act relating to water; modifying water use fees; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 103G.271, subdivision 6; 103G.282.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1550: A bill for an act relating to health; directing medical education and research cost funding; establishing a grant program for foreign-trained health care professionals; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 62J.692, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 1551: A bill for an act relating to public safety; traffic regulations; prohibiting seat belt violations from being a primary offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 169.686, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Nelson and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1552: A bill for an act relating to education finance; implementing certain recommendations of the legislative auditor regarding special education; authorizing rulemaking; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Koenen, Hawj, Eken, Sheran and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1553: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for sustainable agriculture demonstration grants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.