State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, February 22, 2010
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Kelash and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2721: A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; prohibiting imposition of a late fee except in specified circumstances; requiring a receipt for certain rent payments; permitting a tenant to make emergency repairs; modifying other laws related to a rental agreement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 504B.111; 504B.178, by adding a subdivision; 504B.385, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Skoe, Bakk, Senjem, Betzold and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2722: A bill for an act relating to interest rates; exempting eminent domain awards and property tax adjustments and refunds from increased interest rates on certain judgments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 117.195, subdivision 1; 278.08.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Skoe, Bakk, Senjem, Betzold and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2723: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a special levy for county aid reductions; modifying the computation of the adjusted levy limit base; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 275.71, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 275.70, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2724: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; authorizing the city of Hutchinson to impose a sales and use tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Moua; Olson, M.; Scheid and Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2725: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a certification process for multijurisdictional gang and drug task forces; authorizing law enforcement agencies to establish and maintain criminal gang investigative data systems; dissolving certain multijurisdictional entities; amending the forfeiture reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.6905, subdivision 14; 299A.641; 299C.091, subdivisions 2, 4; 609.531, subdivision 1; 609.5315, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2726: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying boiler provisions; amending and imposing civil and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.94, as amended; 326B.954; 326B.956; 326B.958; 326B.96; 326B.961, as added if enacted; 326B.964; 326B.966; 326B.97; 326B.98; 326B.986, subdivision 10; 326B.99; 326B.994, subdivision 3; 326B.998; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 326B.972; 326B.986, subdivision 8; 326B.988; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.952; 326B.962; 326B.968; 326B.982; 326B.996; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 326B.986, subdivision 2; Minnesota Rules, parts 5225.1400; 5225.3100; 5225.3150; 5225.3200.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2727: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the closure of six beds in an intermediate care facility in Red Wing; providing a rate increase for the remaining beds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.5013, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 2728: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the nursing home surcharge; authorizing negotiated rate increases for certain nursing facilities; increasing reimbursement for nursing facility fixed costs; reducing the reimbursement rates for nursing facilities with high operating rates; limiting growth in medical assistance waiver slots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256.9657, subdivision 1; 256B.441, subdivisions 51a, 53, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Olseen, Fobbe, Dahle and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 2729: A bill for an act relating to property taxation; repealing changes to the green acres program and agricultural classifications made in 2008 and 2009; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 273.111, subdivisions 3, 11a; 273.13, subdivision 23; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 273.111, subdivisions 8, 11; 273.1384, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 273.1108; 273.111, subdivisions 3a, 4, 9; 273.114; Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 6, section 52.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sheran, Koering, Higgins, Kelash and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2730: A bill for an act relating to health professions; adding definitions related to the practice of chiropractic; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148.01, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 148.105, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 148.01, subdivisions 2, 3; Minnesota Rules, parts 2500.0100, subparts 9b, 10, 11; 2500.4000.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Olseen, Fobbe, Skogen, Dahle and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 2731: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a method for valuation of agricultural property in the green acres program; modifying the Minnesota agricultural property tax law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 273.111, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Olseen, Fobbe, Skogen, Dahle and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 2732: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing the class rate on certain agricultural property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2733: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for local road improvement program for reconstructing Hennepin County Road 49 in city of Dayton.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dille, Skoe, Vickerman, Skogen and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 2734: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying requirements for discharge permit requirements for feedlots; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116.07, subdivision 7c.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Rest, Sheran, Tomassoni, Betzold and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 2735: A bill for an act relating to state procurement; modifying provisions governing the provision of services by rehabilitation facilities, extended employment providers, and day training and habilitation service programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16C.155.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Scheid, Higgins, Ingebrigtsen, Pariseau and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2736: A bill for an act relating to crime; increasing the penalty for criminal sexual conduct in the first degree; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.342, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Skogen, Vickerman, Kubly, Dille and Fobbe introduced--
S.F. No. 2737: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for livestock investment grants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2738: A bill for an act relating to Special School District No. 1, Minneapolis; providing for two members appointed by Special School District No. 1, Minneapolis, on the Minneapolis reapportionment commission; establishing standards.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Fobbe, Clark and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2739: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the definition of a child with a disability; specifying obligations to children with disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 125A.02, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 125A.03.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2740: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; creating a special license for the Museum of Russian Art; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.404, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Murphy, Olseen, Ingebrigtsen, Moua and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2741: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying implied consent, driving while impaired, and ignition interlock provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169A.52, subdivisions 3, 4; 169A.54, subdivisions 2, 5; 169A.55, by adding a subdivision; 169A.60, subdivision 1; 171.09; 171.30, subdivisions 1, 2a, 4; 171.306, as amended; 609.131, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 169A.275, subdivision 7; 169A.54, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169A.54, subdivision 11; 169A.55, subdivision 1; 171.30, subdivision 2c; 171.305, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Metzen, Gerlach, Senjem, Sparks and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2742: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; providing for electronic bingo; modifying and adjusting rates and collection of certain lawful gambling taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297E.02, subdivision 6; 349.12, subdivisions 5, 25b, 25c, 25d; 349.151, subdivision 4c; 349.16, subdivision 7; 349.161, subdivision 5; 349.1635, subdivision 1; 349.17, subdivision 8; 349.211, subdivision 1a; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 297E.02, subdivision 4; 349.12, subdivision 12a; 349.17, subdivisions 6, 7; 349.18, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 349.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Prettner Solon, Berglin and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2743: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying a hospital construction moratorium; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 144.551, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Skoe, Fobbe, Olseen, Koering and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2744: A bill for an act relating to motor fuels; exempting number 1 diesel fuel from biodiesel requirement during cold weather months; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 239.77, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Fobbe, Olseen, Erickson Ropes, Skogen and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2745: A bill for an act relating to taxation; extending the deadline for withdrawal from the Green Acres program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 273.111, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Gerlach and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2746: A bill for an act relating to civil law; extending civil immunity to municipalities that donate public safety equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 466.03, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Gerlach, Limmer and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2747: A bill for an act relating to state government; imposing a moratorium on unfunded mandates to businesses and units of local government; creating commissions to recommend elimination of unfunded mandates on units of local government and to reduce mandates and paperwork imposed on businesses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Berglin introduced--
S.F. No. 2748: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the Minnesota family investment program provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256J.24, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 256J.425, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2749: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring Pollution Control Agency to refund erroneous assessments, costs, and payments in the matter of the Baytown groundwater contamination Superfund site.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bonoff, Clark, Michel and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 2750: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, section 5, providing for public debt to be incurred for public information technology systems, licenses, and infrastructure.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saltzman, Bonoff, Rosen, Sheran and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2751: A bill for an act relating to economic development; requiring a report; creating a fast-action economic response team.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Saltzman, Sieben, Sheran, Skogen and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 2752: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing conditional uses on certain lands within the Lower St. Croix River area; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103F.351, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bonoff, Dahle, Skogen, Koch and Michel introduced--
S.F. No. 2753: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring statewide physical education standards; requiring a report; establishing a healthy kids awards program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120B.021, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Latz, Hann, Betzold, Scheid and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2754: A bill for an act relating to juveniles; prohibiting admissibility of a child’s statements made during a mental health examination on the issue of guilt; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 260B.157, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Latz, Hann, Betzold, Scheid and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2755: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying detention placement options for extended jurisdiction juveniles pending revocation hearings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 260B.130, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Kelash, Carlson, Doll and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2756: A bill for an act relating to transportation; allowing escort drivers of overdimensional loads to control traffic; directing commissioner of public safety to establish escort driver training and certification program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.06, subdivision 4; 169.86, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299D.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Bonoff, Michel, Hann, Saltzman and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2757: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing the Board of Teaching to approve innovative, research-based teacher preparation and licensure programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 122A.09, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 122A.24.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Bonoff, Clark, Saltzman, Rest and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2758: A bill for an act relating to economic development; authorizing the development of a virtual assistance network for Minnesota entrepreneurs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Sparks, Murphy, Dibble and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2759: A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; modifying municipal enforcement provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.121, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Saxhaug, Frederickson and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2760: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for general burning permits; modifying authority to establish forestry services fees; modifying timber sales provisions; eliminating certain pilot projects and reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 88.17, subdivisions 1, 3; 88.79, subdivision 2; 90.041, by adding a subdivision; 90.14; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 90.172; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 88.795.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Scheid, Skogen, Sheran, Frederickson and Fobbe introduced--
S.F. No. 2761: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for certain permitting efficiency; modifying environmental review provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 17.03, by adding a subdivision; 84.027, by adding a subdivision; 116.03, by adding a subdivision; 116D.04, subdivision 10, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Olseen, Dahle, Rummel, Sheran and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 2762: A bill for an act relating to economic development; prohibiting state contracts with vendors convicted of crimes involving fraud; requiring a report to the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16C.03, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Prettner Solon, Sheran, Dibble, Dahle and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2763: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for access to health records by surviving domestic partners; including domestic partners in provisions governing health care rights, consent to autopsies, and anatomical gifts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144.291, subdivision 2; 144.294, subdivision 1; 144.334; 144.651, subdivisions 2, 28; 144A.161, subdivision 1; 144A.75, subdivision 7; 253B.03, subdivision 6; 390.11, subdivision 2; 390.32, subdivision 3; 525A.02, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 525A.09; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 13.384, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Dibble, Bakk, Tomassoni, Sieben and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2764: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for workers’ compensation benefits for domestic partners; including domestic partners of military members in employee leave requirements; providing for payment of wages due a deceased employee to a surviving domestic partner; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 176.011, subdivision 11a, by adding a subdivision; 176.031; 176.041, subdivision 1a; 176.051, subdivision 1; 176.102, subdivision 1a; 176.111, subdivisions 1, 6, 7, 8, 9a, 10, 14, 15, 21; 176.191, subdivision 4; 181.58; 181.947, subdivision 1; 181.948, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 176.041, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Scheid, Dibble, Foley, Sieben and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2765: A bill for an act relating to probate; establishing probate and intestate rights for domestic partners; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 524.1-201; 524.2-101; 524.2-102; 524.2-103; 524.2-201; 524.2-213; 524.2-301; 524.2-402; 524.2-403; 524.2-404; 524.2-405; 524.2-803; 524.2-804; 524.3-301; 524.3-403; 524.3-703; 524.3-706; 524.3-715; 524.3-901; 524.3-906; 524.3-1203, subdivisions 1, 3; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 524.3-1203, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Latz; Olson, M.; Dibble and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2766: A bill for an act relating to human rights; providing for jury trials; modifying procedures for removal of cases to district court; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 363A.33, subdivisions 1, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2767: A bill for an act relating to gambling; establishing video lottery terminals; imposing a tax on lottery terminal revenue; modifying other lawful gambling taxes; providing powers and duties to the director of the State Lottery; making clarifying, technical, and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297E.02, subdivision 1; 299L.02, subdivision 1; 299L.07, subdivisions 2, 2a; 340A.410, subdivision 5; 349A.01, subdivisions 10, 11, 12, by adding subdivisions; 349A.04; 349A.06, subdivisions 1, 5, 8, 10, by adding subdivisions; 349A.08, subdivisions 1, 5, 8; 349A.09, subdivision 1; 349A.10, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 6; 349A.11, subdivision 1; 349A.12, subdivisions 1, 2; 349A.13; 541.20; 541.21; 609.651, subdivision 1; 609.75, subdivisions 3, 4; 609.761, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 349.15, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 297A; 349A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 297E.01, subdivision 7; 297E.02, subdivisions 4, 6, 7.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Olson, M.; Murphy; Moua; Dibble and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2768: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the use of credit scores and other credit information in insurance underwriting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 72A.20, subdivision 36; 72A.499, subdivision 1; 72A.501, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Betzold, Skoe, Saxhaug and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2769: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a school district to renew an expiring referendum by action of the school board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.17, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skogen, Skoe, Saxhaug and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2770: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing school districts to bill nonpublic schools and charter schools for any unreimbursed pupil transportation costs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.92, subdivision 9; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 124D.10, subdivision 16.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Limmer and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2771: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing an expedited process for the resolution of certain forfeiture actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.5313.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Scheid, Prettner Solon, Sieben, Pappas and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2772: A bill for an act relating to health; amending the criteria used by the department of health to designate a chemical as a "priority chemical"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 116.9403.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2773: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a sale of or possession of salvia divinorum crime; providing for a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 152.027, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Koch, Limmer, Gerlach, Michel and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2774: A bill for an act relating to state spending; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article XI; limiting the level of budgeted spending to the amount collected in the prior biennium
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2775: A bill for an act relating to education finance; permitting a onetime transfer of excess debt service funds for general education expenses.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2776: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a onetime exception; allowing proceeds from sale of school district property to be used as operating capital.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lynch and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2777: A bill for an act relating to education; amending maintenance of effort requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 126C.44.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2778: A bill for an act relating to probate; increasing the time period allowed for commencing probate or appointment proceedings; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 524.3-108; 524.3-301; 524.3-1006; 525.31.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Koering and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2779: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; designating the Camp Ripley Veterans Trail as a state trail in Cass, Crow Wing, and Morrison Counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.015, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Olson, M. and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2780: A resolution memorializing Congress to effect change in U.S. Coast Guard law relating to fishing guides.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 2781: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Marshall to impose a local sales and use tax, a local lodging tax, and a local food and beverages tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dahle, Kelash, Latz, Sheran and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2782: A bill for an act relating to education; including the history of organized labor and collective bargaining in the academic standards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 120B.023, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Marty, Berglin and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2783: A bill for an act relating to the financing of state and local government; local government aid; human services appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 477A.0124, by adding a subdivision; 2010 S.F No. 2168, article 2, section 2, if enacted; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 477A.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Fobbe and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2784: A bill for an act relating to counties; authorizing a county board to ascertain whether the adult next of kin of a decedent has sufficient funds to pay for funeral expenses before the county assumes the responsibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 261.035.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Saxhaug and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 2785: A bill for an act relating to education; prohibiting pre-Labor Day start date for flexible learning year programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.126, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 120A.40.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Doll, Dibble, Dahle, Skogen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2786: A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying microenergy loan program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 216C.145, subdivisions 3, 5; 216C.146, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.