State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, April 15, 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 Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1595: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing certain cities to collect civil penalties and fees as a special assessment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 412.231.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Clausen, Ingebrigtsen, Schmit, Cohen and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1596: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Minnesota Zoological Garden.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 1597: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; prohibiting use of public funds to promote or defeat a ballot question; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 5; 10A.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 1598: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for University of Minnesota, Morris, higher education asset preservation and replacement; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 1599: A bill for an act relating to trade practices; amending termination of sales representatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 325E.37, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1600: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government; expanding authorization to tax camping sites to include private campgrounds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 469.190, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Scalze and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1601: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; creating a Legislative Water Commission; prescribing its powers and duties; providing legislative appointments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1602: A bill for an act relating to homebuyer savings plans; establishing a homebuyer savings plan trust; providing income and franchise tax deductions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19b, 19d; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1603: A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; adopting recommendations of the Workers' Compensation Advisory Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 176.011, subdivisions 15, 16; 176.081, subdivisions 1, 7; 176.101, subdivision 1; 176.102, subdivisions 5, 10; 176.106, subdivision 3; 176.136, subdivision 1b; 176.191, subdivision 3; 176.645; 176.83, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.