State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
12:00 Noon
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1684: A bill for an act relating to the State Lottery; prohibiting the sale of lottery tickets online; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 349A.13.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1685: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for clean up of the old Ogilvie School site; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1686: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for marked Trunk Highway 73 realignment; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1687: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; granting levy authority to the Carlton County Soil and Water Conservation District; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 275.066.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1688: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Valley State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1689: A bill for an act relating to insurance; authorizing certain benefits for Minnesota FAIR plan employees; providing certain conforming and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 43A.27, subdivision 2; 65A.35, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Carlson and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1690: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; extending the period for the city of Eagan to collect tax increment; authorizing that the current local tax rate be used to compute tax increment; extending five-year rule.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1691: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a public safety facility in Montgomery; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1692: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying residency ratio restrictions for home and community-based waiver and general assistance recipients; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 256B.492; 256D.44, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eaton, Marty, Pappas, Torres Ray and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1693: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the Minnesota family investment program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 256J.35; Laws 2013, chapter 108, article 3, section 48.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eaton, Lourey, Hoffman, Marty and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 1694: A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying provisions related to physician assistants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 147A.01, subdivisions 17a, 23; 147A.20, subdivision 1; 256B.0625, subdivision 28a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 147A.01, subdivision 5; 147A.20, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dziedzic, Hayden and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1695: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for predesign and design of the renovation of the Brian Coyle Community Center in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1696: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying the definition of a certified doula; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 148.995, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1697: A bill for an act relating to the city of Richfield; authorizing the city to issue certain on-sale licenses.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1698: A bill for an act relating to juvenile protection; modifying timeline for juvenile treatment screening teams to screen juveniles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 260C.157, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1699: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1700: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of the Houston County Courthouse in Caledonia; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1701: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; updating the Minnesota Sustainable Forest Resources Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 89A.02; 89A.03, subdivisions 1, 6; 89A.04; 89A.05, subdivisions 1, 3; 89A.06, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 89A.07; 89A.08, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 89A.09; 89A.10; 89A.11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 89A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 89A.05, subdivisions 2a, 4; 89A.06, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1702: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; authorizing Itasca County to issue general obligation bonds for the county nursing home; amending Laws 2003, chapter 127, article 12, section 28.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1703: A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing a caterer's license for the American Swedish Institute; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 340A.404, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Sieben and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1704: A bill for an act relating to consumer protection; regulating certain gasoline sales near terminals; prescribing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325D.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1705: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; reinstating the exemption for telecommunications equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.68, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1706: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Chester Woods Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1707: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; repealing the tax on storage and warehousing services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rosen, Sparks and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1708: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the city of Jackson library; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff, Rest and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1709: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of the Plymouth Ice Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1710: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for water and sanitary sewer service to the Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Chamberlain, Dahms, Senjem, Ingebrigtsen and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1711: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; repealing the tax on certain business transactions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1712: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the city of Hugo's storm water handling systems projects; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 1713: A bill for an act relating to retirement; revising investment authority for various defined contribution plans or programs; authorizing the State Board of Investment to revise, remove, or create investment options for the Minnesota supplemental investment fund; expanding permissible investments under the unclassified state employees retirement program, the public employees defined contribution plan, the deferred compensation program, and the health care savings plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 11A.17, subdivisions 1, 9; 352.965, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions; 352.98, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 352D.04, by adding subdivisions; 353D.05, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 356; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 11A.17, subdivision 4; 352.965, subdivision 5; 352D.04, subdivision 1; 353D.05, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Champion, Eaton, Hoffman, Hayden and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1714: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Bottineau LRT project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Johnson and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1715: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of the Anoka Technical College automotive and manufacturing programs spaces; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1716: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying certain election provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 475.58, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 126C.17, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Scalze, Hawj and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1717: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rush Line Corridor Transit Way; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1718: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying funding for mental health services; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 256B.761.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1719: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rum River Dam; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1720: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing an on-sale license in Brooklyn Park.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Hoffman and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 1721: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for the school readiness program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 124D.16, subdivision 2; Laws 2013, chapter 116, article 8, section 5, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1722: A bill for an act relating to education; including additional therapists within the teacher bargaining unit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 179A.03, subdivision 18.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Carlson and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1723: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring best value analysis and minimum standards for school service contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Saxhaug and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1724: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; requiring the commissioner of revenue to notify cities and counties of pending pollution control exemption and sliding scale market value exclusion applications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 272.02, subdivision 10; 272.0211, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1725: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for accreditation of forensic laboratories; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Eaton, Clausen and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1726: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; making changes to licensure of podiatrists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 153.16, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Marty, Dibble and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1727: A bill for an act relating to health professionals; prohibiting sexual orientation change efforts with children; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 214.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1728: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring state and local jail and prison inmates to be housed in publicly owned and operated jails and prisons; prohibiting the state and counties from contracting with private prisons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 241.01, subdivision 3a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 243; 641.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Franzen, Carlson, Wiklund and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1729: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; making changes to licensure of occupational therapists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 148.6402, subdivision 17; 148.6404; 148.6430; 148.6432, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 148.6440.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1730: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; eliminating a food and beverage exception to the gift ban law for legislators and legislative employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 10A.071, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Clausen, Rosen and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1731: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a training program to clarify and interpret the Civil Commitment Act as it pertains to persons with mental illness; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1732: A bill for an act relating to elections; extending the deadline to purchase voting equipment with Help America Vote Act grants; amending Laws 2010, chapter 379, section 4, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Hoffman, Rosen, Jensen and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1733: A bill for an act relating to human rights; requiring captioning on all televisions and audiovisual display equipment used to communicate with the public; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 363A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1734: A bill for an act relating to transportation; contracts; enhancing the commissioner of transportation's power to suspend or debar; establishing related processes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 161.315, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 161.315, subdivision 5; Minnesota Rules, parts 1230.3000; 1230.3100; 1230.3200; 1230.3300; 1230.3400; 1230.3500; 1230.3600; 1230.3700; 1230.3800; 1230.3900; 1230.4000; 1230.4100; 1230.4200; 1230.4300.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1735: A bill for an act relating to manufactured homes; park lot rentals; making changes to the manufactured home relocation trust fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 327C.095, subdivisions 12, 13.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pappas, Nienow, Rosen, Tomassoni and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1736: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring qualifications and continuing education for employment as a surgical technologist; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 146C.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Goodwin and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1737: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring continued employer insurance contributions for certain former state employees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hayden, Dibble, Eaton and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1738: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying MFIP and general assistance requirements related to random drug testing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 256D.024, subdivision 1; 256J.26, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1739: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying education opportunities for participants in the Minnesota family investment program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 256J.49, subdivision 13; 256J.53, subdivisions 1, 5; 256J.531; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256J.53, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sieben, Metzen and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1740: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; consumer protection; requiring "kill switch" functionality for smart phones to deter theft; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1741: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying family child care training and background study requirements; clarifying requirements for safe sleep spaces for infants in child care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 245C.04, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 245A.1435; 245A.50, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1742: A bill for an act relating to transportation; roads; eliminating the sunset of certain snow removal authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 160.21, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1743: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1744: A bill for an act relating to human services; making technical corrections to health and human services appropriations and policy provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 626.557, subdivision 9; Laws 2013, chapter 1, section 6, as amended; Laws 2013, chapter 108, article 14, sections 2, subdivision 6; 3, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 4, subdivision 8; 12.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1745: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring a workplace bullying policy for state government agencies; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 43A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1746: A bill for an act relating to tourism marketing; appropriating money for Mille Lacs tourism; amending Laws 2013, chapter 85, article 1, section 3, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1747: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying environmental review requirements for biorefinery using cellulosic feedstock; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 116D.04, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1748: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying a prior appropriation for a shooting sports facility; amending Laws 2008, chapter 363, article 5, section 4, subdivision 7, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Wiger, Nienow, Johnson and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1749: A bill for an act relating to education; complying with the Military Interstate Children's Compact.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1750: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to construct and rehabilitate early childhood learning and child protection facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Johnson and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1751: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing revenue for early childhood family education programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 124D.135, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Scalze, Stumpf, Chamberlain and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1752: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a lake water augmentation system for White Bear Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Stumpf, Kent and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1753: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the digital fab lab, kitchen space, and solar panel system renovation at Century College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Stumpf, Kent and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1754: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a classroom and workforce alignment addition at Century College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Stumpf, Kent and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1755: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at Century College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Kent, Nelson, Saxhaug and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1756: A bill for an act relating to taxation; modifying the procedures for revocation of professional and occupational licenses for nonpayment of taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 270C.72, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Latz, Carlson, Rest, Newman and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1757: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; prohibiting certain indemnification agreements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Reinert and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1758: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation of Wade Stadium in Duluth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1759: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting a physician from charging a fee to perform an abortion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 145.412, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1760: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Parkers Prairie for swimming pool renovations; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff, Wiger, Clausen, Torres Ray and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1761: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing alternative compensation preparation revenue; increasing funding for certain districts and charter schools engaged in teacher development, evaluation, and peer coaching; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 122A.413, subdivisions 1, 2; 122A.414, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Johnson, Pappas, Tomassoni, Metzen and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1762: A bill for an act relating to cosmetology; making changes to the Board of Cosmetologist Examiners; authorizing exempt rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 155A.23, subdivision 6; 155A.275, subdivision 1; 155A.29, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 155A.32; 155A.33, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 155A.20; 155A.25, subdivision 4; 155A.27, subdivision 10; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 155A.24, subdivisions 3, 4; 155A.27, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Marty, Saxhaug and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1763: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new James Ford Bell Natural History Museum and Planetarium on the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Marty and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1764: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for outdoor classrooms and landscapes representing Minnesota biomes on the new James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History site; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jensen, Dahle, Wiger, Kent and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 1765: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for information technology certifications through public-private partnership; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 1766: A bill for an act relating to sales and use tax; repealing the tax on labor for farm equipment repair services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1767: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying requirements for the State Quality Council and regional quality councils; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.097, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 256B.097, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1768: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Lake Superior College Allied Health and Science revitalization and renovation project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Torres Ray, Johnson and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1769: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the annual program growth factor for the adult basic education program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 124D.531, subdivision 1; Laws 2013, chapter 116, article 8, section 5, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic, Sheran, Latz and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 1770: A bill for an act relating to data practices; clarifying application of government data practices act to parties contracting with a government entity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 13.05, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1771: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for renovation and renewal of the South Central College, North Mankato campus; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jensen, Dziedzic, Latz and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1772: A bill for an act relating to public safety; adding fifth degree assault and certain domestic assault provisions to crime of violence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 624.712, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1773: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing a registration system for speech-language pathology assistants; setting registration fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 148.512, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions; 148.513, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 148.519; 148.5191; 148.5194, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision; 148.5195, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 148.5196, subdivisions 1, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1774: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Heartland Trail extension from Park Rapids to Itasca State Park; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden, Dahle and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1775: A bill for an act relating to state employees; expanding the use of the vacation donation to sick leave account; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 43A.1815.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1776: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying laws governing certain executive branch advisory groups; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 3.922, subdivision 8; 15B.11, subdivision 2; 16B.055, subdivision 1; 16C.137, subdivision 2; 28A.21, subdivision 6; 43A.316, subdivisions 2, 3, 6; 62J.495, subdivision 2; 79A.02, subdivision 1; 85.0146, subdivision 1; 89A.03, subdivision 5; 89A.08, subdivision 1; 92.35; 93.0015, subdivision 3; 97A.055, subdivision 4b; 103F.518, subdivision 1; 115.55, subdivision 12; 115.741, by adding a subdivision; 116U.25; 134.31, subdivision 6; 144.1255, subdivision 1; 144.1481, subdivision 1; 144.608, subdivision 2; 144G.06; 145A.10, subdivision 10; 148.7805, subdivision 2; 153A.20, subdivision 2; 162.07, subdivision 5; 162.13, subdivision 3; 174.52, subdivision 3; 175.007, subdivision 1; 182.656, subdivision 3; 206.805; 214.13, subdivision 4; 216B.813, subdivision 2; 216B.815; 216C.02, subdivision 1; 240.18, subdivision 4; 243.1606, subdivision 4; 252.30; 256B.0625, subdivision 13i; 256B.27, subdivision 3; 256C.28, subdivision 1; 270C.12, subdivision 5; 298.2213, subdivision 5; 298.2214, subdivision 1; 298.297; 299A.62, subdivision 2; 299A.63, subdivision 2; 299E.04, subdivision 5; 326B.07, subdivision 1; 611A.32, subdivision 2; 611A.33; 611A.35; 629.342, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 103I.105; 125A.28; 136A.031, subdivision 3; 144.98, subdivision 10; 256B.064, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 162; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 6.81; 15.059, subdivision 5; 15B.32, subdivision 7; 16E.0475; 43A.316, subdivision 4; 43A.317, subdivision 4; 62U.09; 82B.021, subdivision 10; 82B.05, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 7; 82B.06; 84.964; 103F.518, subdivision 11; 116C.711; 116L.361, subdivision 2; 116L.363; 124D.94; 127A.70, subdivision 3; 136A.031, subdivision 5; 144.011, subdivision 2; 145.98, subdivisions 1, 3; 147E.35, subdivision 4; 162.02, subdivisions 2, 3; 162.09, subdivisions 2, 3; 174.86, subdivision 5; 196.30; 197.585, subdivision 4; 216C.265, subdivision 4; 241.021, subdivision 4c; 243.93; 245.97, subdivision 7; 252.31; 270C.991, subdivision 4; 299C.156; 299M.02; 402A.15; 611A.34; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 15.059, subdivision 5b; 197.585, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1777: A bill for an act relating to the city of Detroit Lakes; extending the time for approval of tax increment financing districts under a special law; amending Laws 2006, chapter 259, article 10, section 13, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1778: A bill for an act relating to ethics in government; expanding requirements relating to economic disclosure and conflicts of interest; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 10A.09, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 10A.02, subdivision 10; 10A.07, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1779: A bill for an act relating to education finance; permitting Independent School District No. 831, Forest Lake, to participate in the alternative facilities revenue program; amending Laws 1999, chapter 241, article 4, section 25, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1780: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Red Wing River Town Renaissance Project, including riverfront improvements and renovation of the Sheldon Performing Arts Theatre; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1781: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for Clara City infrastructure improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1782: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement projects on the Willmar and Hutchinson campuses of Ridgewater College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1783: A bill for an act relating to public safety; lowering the penalty for the performance of acts prohibited by statutes for which no penalty is specified; applying this change only prospectively to newly enacted or amended statutes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 645.241.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1784: A bill for an act relating to veterans; requiring employers to provide veterans time off for Veterans Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1785: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Mississippi River trail and trailhead in Red Wing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1786: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; weights and measures; extending the exceptions to the biodiesel content mandate; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 239.77, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1787: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; requiring same expiration date for certain overweight permits as for the vehicle's plate registration date; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 169.826, by adding a subdivision; 169.8261, by adding a subdivision; 169.86, subdivision 5; 169.863, by adding a subdivision; 169.865, by adding a subdivision; 169.866, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1788: A bill for an act relating to financing of state government; increasing the budget reserve; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16A.152, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16A.152, subdivision 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Westrom and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1789: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicle sales tax; exempting certain purchases by cities and counties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297B.03.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1790: A bill for an act relating to occupations; modifying licensing provisions for architecture, engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, geoscience, and interior design professions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 326.02, subdivisions 3, 4; 326.04; 326.10, subdivisions 1, 2a, 7, 9; 326.107, subdivisions 1, 2, 7; 326.111, subdivision 3; 326.12, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 326.107, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Sieben, Hayden and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1791: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing the Minnesota Regenerative Medicine Research Institute and the regenerative medicine research project funding program; repealing the long-term care insurance tax credit; appropriating money for a state matching funds program; authorizing rulemaking; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 290.0672.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Hoffman, Rosen, Pappas, Hall and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1792: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing registration for massage and bodywork therapy; establishing fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 116J.70, subdivision 2a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 148; 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1793: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for the Willmar district headquarters; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Carlson, Bonoff, Torres Ray and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1794: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing a lease levy for a satellite transportation hub space for Independent School District No. 196, Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Wiklund, Torres Ray, Johnson and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1795: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the building lease levy for independent school districts and intermediate school districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 126C.40, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1796: A bill for an act relating to education finance; eliminating the early childhood education scholarship cap; creating an elementary learning pilot program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 124D.165, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2013, chapter 116, article 8, section 5, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Torres Ray, Pappas and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1797: A bill for an act relating to education; higher education; requiring certain additional information in a report from the Minnesota P-20 Education Partnership.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiklund, Franzen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1798: A bill for an act relating to health; providing funds to eliminate health disparities of first generation Somali women in Minnesota; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Wiklund, Rosen and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1799: A bill for an act relating to health; changing licensing provisions for licensed professional clinical counselors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 148B.5301, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pappas and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1800: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at St. Paul College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pappas and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1801: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the St. Paul College culinary arts and computer numerical control/machine tool renovation; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1802: A bill for an act relating to retirement; St. Paul Teachers Retirement Fund Association; revising the date for full funding; creating a new state aid program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 356.215, subdivision 11; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 354A.12, subdivisions 3a, 3c.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1803: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing for the consolidation of the Duluth Teachers Retirement Fund Association retirement plan and fund into the statewide Teachers Retirement Association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 13.632, subdivision 1; 122A.18, subdivision 7a; 354.05, subdivisions 2, 13; 354.42, subdivisions 2, 3; 354A.011, subdivisions 11, 15a, 27; 354A.021, subdivision 1; 354A.092; 354A.093, subdivision 1; 354A.096; 354A.12, subdivision 2; 354A.31, subdivision 1; 354A.32, subdivision 1; 354A.35, subdivision 1; 354A.37, subdivisions 3, 4; 354A.39; 354A.41; 354B.21, subdivision 3a; 355.01, subdivision 2c; 356.302, subdivision 7; 356.303, subdivision 4; 356.32, subdivision 2; 356.42, subdivision 3; 356.465, subdivision 3; 356.47, subdivision 3; 356.99, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 353.01, subdivision 2b; 354.436; 354.44, subdivision 6; 354A.12, subdivisions 1, 2a, 3a; 356.20, subdivision 2; 356.214, subdivision 1; 356.215, subdivision 8; 356.219, subdivision 8; 356.30, subdivision 3; 356.401, subdivision 3; 423A.02, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 354; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 354A.021, subdivision 5; 354A.108; 354A.24; 354A.27, subdivision 5; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 354A.27, subdivisions 6a, 7; 354A.31, subdivision 4a.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Pappas and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1804: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the St. Paul College Health and Science Alliance Center Addition; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1805: A bill for an act relating to veterans; modifying veteran-owned small business certification for purposes of state procurement; requiring contract bid preference for veteran-owned small businesses in certain situations involving capital investment projects; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 16C.19; 375.771, subdivisions 1, 2; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 469.44, by adding a subdivision; 471.3457.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Pappas, Hayden and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1806: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring certificates of pay equity compliance as a condition for certain state contracts; classifying data; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 13.552, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16C; 363A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1807: A bill for an act relating to employment; requiring state agencies and professional licensing boards to expedite license processing for members of the military; providing for temporary licensure for certain military members; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hawj, Scalze and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1808: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Battle Creek winter recreation area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1809: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing an on-sale license for a golf course in Golden Valley.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1810: A bill for an act relating to judiciary finance; appropriating money to the Guardian Ad Litem Board.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1811: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing a study of the use of electronic rosters in elections; requiring secretary of state to evaluate electronic rosters in 2014 election; authorizing the use of electronic rosters statewide; directing the secretary of state to adopt rules; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 201.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1812: A bill for an act relating to education; providing funding for universal preschool for four-year-old students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 126C.05, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1813: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the city of Deer River's wastewater stabilization pond; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1814: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the city of LaPrairie for extension of public infrastructure; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1815: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the city of Coleraine for public infrastructure improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1816: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Myles Reif Center for the Performing Arts; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1817: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to renovate a building in Deer River to function as a multiage center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1818: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Northeast Higher Education District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1819: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at Northeast Higher Education District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1820: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Bemidji State University; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1821: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for teacher-complaint data sharing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 122A.20, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1822: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for intercity passenger rail projects.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1823: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance coverage of electronic tablets as durable medical equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 256B.0625, subdivision 31.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1824: A bill for an act relating to health; regulating the practice of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics; requiring licensure; providing fees; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 153B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1825: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring aquatics instruction in public schools; amending Laws 2010, chapter 396, section 7, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Schmit and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1826: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting telecommunications and direct television equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.68, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1827: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; repealing the tax on storage and warehousing services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1828: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; reinstating the exemption for telecommunications equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.68, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1829: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for early childhood literacy programs; amending Laws 2013, chapter 116, article 3, section 37, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1830: A bill for an act relating to commerce; repealing the sales and use tax on storage and warehousing services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rest, Skoe, Gazelka, Koenen and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1831: A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate and gift; establishing a unified transfer tax system; modifying base, rate, administrative, and procedural provisions; repealing obsolete provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 270C.585; 289A.01; 289A.02, subdivision 5; 289A.10, subdivisions 2, 3; 289A.18, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 289A.19, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 289A.20, by adding a subdivision; 289A.30, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 289A.35; 289A.38, subdivisions 6, 7; 289A.50, subdivision 1; 289A.56, subdivision 3; 289A.60, subdivision 1; 291.03, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1; 291.005, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1; 292.16; 292.17, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 292.20; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 291; 292; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 290.01, subdivision 20e; 291.03, subdivision 1b; 291.41; 291.42; 291.43; 291.44; 291.45; 291.46; 291.47; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 291.03, subdivisions 1c, 8, 9, 10, 11; 292.17, subdivisions 2, 3; 292.18; 292.19; 292.21.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1832: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the city of Proctor to develop a multipurpose center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1833: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the city of Proctor to build a sand and salt storage facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Bonoff, Dibble, Dziedzic and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1834: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a subtraction for contributions to a Minnesota college savings plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sieben and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 1835: A bill for an act relating to insurance; amending provisions relating to health coverage for school district employees; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 43A.316, by adding a subdivision; 123A.21, subdivisions 5, 6, 9; 123B.09, subdivision 12; 471.6161, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 471.895, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 124D.10, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1836: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for campus rightsizing and renovation at Central Lakes College, Staples; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1837: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at Central Lakes College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1838: A bill for an act relating to housing; providing homeownership grants for families with children with disabilities; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1839: A bill for an act relating to taxation; authorizing the city of Wabasha to impose a local sales and use tax.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hoffman, Tomassoni and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1840: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the caregiver requirements for family child care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 245A.02, subdivision 19; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1841: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and franchise; conforming to changes in the Internal Revenue Code; extending the working family credit phaseout for married filers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.0671, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1842: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for certain digital audio works and digital audiovisual works; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1843: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; extending the five-year rule for the Mound Harbor Tax Increment Financing District.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1844: A bill for an act relating to taxation; corporate franchise; modifying rules for foreign operating corporations and exclusion of foreign royalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 290.01, by adding a subdivision; 290.0921, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 289A.08, subdivision 3; 290.01, subdivisions 19c, 19d; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.095, subdivision 2; 290.10, subdivision 1; 290.17, subdivision 4; 290.191, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1845: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; repealing the tax on storage and warehousing services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1846: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; repealing the tax on repairing and maintaining electronic and precision equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1847: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; repealing the tax on repairing and maintaining commercial and industrial machinery and equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1848: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the St. Louis County Sheriff's Rescue Squad facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1849: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the eligibility requirements for the sliding scale market value exclusion for electric power generation efficiency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 272.0211, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1850: A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; modifying the distribution of taconite production taxes; amending Laws 2013, chapter 143, article 11, section 10.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1851: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Falls International Airport; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk, Wiger and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1852: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Lake Superior-Poplar River Water District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1853: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the International Wolf Center in Ely; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1854: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Northeast Higher Education District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1855: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at Northeast Higher Education District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1856: A bill for an act relating to occupations; regulating athletic trainers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 148.7802, subdivisions 3, 9; 148.7803, subdivision 1; 148.7805, subdivision 1; 148.7808, subdivisions 1, 4; 148.7812, subdivision 2; 148.7813, by adding a subdivision; 148.7814; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 148.7808, subdivision 2; 148.7813.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pappas and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1857: A bill for an act relating to sexually exploited youth; expanding the safe harbor director duties; appropriating money for service grants and safe housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 145.4716, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eaton and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1858: A bill for an act relating to human services; forecasting the basic sliding fee child care assistance program; modifying child care assistance provider reimbursement rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 119B.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 119B.03, subdivision 9; 119B.035, subdivisions 1, 4; 119B.05, subdivision 5; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.09, subdivision 4a; 119B.231, subdivision 5; 256.017, subdivision 9; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 119B.011, subdivision 19b; 119B.05, subdivision 1; 119B.13, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 119B.011, subdivision 20a; 119B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 5, 6, 6a, 6b, 8; 119B.09, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 119B.03, subdivision 4; Minnesota Rules, parts 3400.0020, subpart 8; 3400.0030; 3400.0060, subparts 2, 4, 6, 6a, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1859: A bill for an act relating to liquor; limiting licenses for off-sale of intoxicating liquor to Minnesota residents; grandfathering current license holders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 340A.402, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1860: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the sales tax exemption for units of local government; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 297A.70, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1861: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing full funding for K-12 pupil transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivisions 1, 18.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1862: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the applicability of the exemption for certain construction contracts; clarifying the exemption for sales to government; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.71, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 297A.70, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 8130.1200, subpart 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1863: A bill for an act relating to data practices; booking photographs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 13.82, subdivision 26; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Eaton and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1864: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying mental health crisis intervention and stabilization services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 253B.066, subdivision 1; 256B.0615, subdivision 3; 256B.0624, subdivisions 2, 5, 6, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eaton and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1865: A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying training requirements for staff in adult foster homes serving individuals with mental illness; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 245A.03, subdivision 6a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1866: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; conforming to the federal adoption assistance exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1867: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an economic development center and a mental health center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1868: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for restoration of Lake Zumbro; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1869: A bill for an act relating to public safety; aiding victims of economic crimes; providing public outreach initiatives; authorizing an identity theft passport; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 299A.681, subdivisions 3, 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dziedzic and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1870: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring a study of funding, impact, and needs of Black arts in the state.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1871: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Stagecoach State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1872: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for the exclusion of Dodge County from the Southeast Minnesota Multicounty Housing and Redevelopment Authority.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Petersen, B. and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1873: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying unrequested leave of absence provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 122A.245, subdivision 1; 122A.40, subdivisions 5, 10, 11; 122A.41, subdivisions 2, 14; 123A.75, subdivision 1; 179A.20, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 122A.40, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1874: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing sales of certain tax-forfeited lands in St. Louis County; providing procedure for sale of certain noncompliant tax-forfeited land on Minnesota Point in Duluth.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1875: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the clinical science building construction and renovation at Minnesota State University, Mankato; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Senjem and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1876: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; prohibiting mandatory fire sprinkler installation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 299F.01, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1877: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exception for eyeglass prescription expiration date; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1878: A bill for an act relating to public safety; adding the crime of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult to definition of designated offense in forfeiture laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 609.531, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Tomassoni, Bonoff and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1879: A bill for an act relating to employment; implementing a grant program to provide supported employment services to persons who are deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268A.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1880: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring background checks and fingerprints on persons having access to personal data through MNsure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 62V.05, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1881: A bill for an act relating to environment; appropriating money for a study of plastic microbeads in surface waters.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1882: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; conforming to the federal adoption assistance exclusion; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1883: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing an exemption for biomass fuel sold to residential customers for residential use; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.67, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Jensen, Franzen, Kent and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1884: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; repealing certain business-to-business taxes; reinstating the telecommunications exemption; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1885: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; repealing the tax on repairing and maintaining commercial and industrial machinery and equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 297A.61, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Weber, Rosen and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1886: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at Minnesota West Community and Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Weber, Rosen and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1887: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for classrooms, powerline facility, and geothermal system renovation at Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Canby and Jackson; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1888: A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; making aggregate production tax rates imposed by certain counties permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 298.75, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Torres Ray and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1889: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for policy for early childhood and family, kindergarten through grade 12, and adult education; making clarifying and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 124D.03, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, by adding a subdivision; 124D.08, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 120B.021, subdivision 4; 124D.10, subdivisions 1, 6, 8; 124D.165, subdivisions 2, 4; 124D.4531, subdivisions 1, 3, 3a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1890: A bill for an act relating to health; making changes to the health professionals services program; requiring a disciplinary investigation for noncompliance and temporary license suspension; classifying data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 214.28; 214.29; 214.31; 214.32, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 214.35; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 214.36; 214.37.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Johnson, Wiger, Cohen and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1891: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing state aid for the school breakfast program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 124D.1158, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Dibble, Kent and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1892: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; designating a segment of marked Trunk Highway 36 as Officer Richard Crittenden Memorial Highway; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Wiger and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1893: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; appropriating money for a memorial to military veterans in the city of North St. Paul.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1894: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for sexual abuse and assault awareness and prevention; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 121A.23, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 1895: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the safe schools levy authority available to school boards; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 126C.44.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1896: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying laws governing certain executive branch advisory groups; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 115.741, by adding a subdivision; 144G.06; 252.30; 256B.27, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 144.98, subdivision 10; 256B.064, subdivision 1a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 62U.09; 144.011, subdivision 2; 145.98, subdivisions 1, 3; 252.31; 402A.15.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Clausen, Metzen, Carlson, Marty and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1897: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of tax-forfeited land bordering public waters in Dakota County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1898: A bill for an act relating to water; permitting city of Brainerd to purchase Brainerd Dam.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Dziedzic, Tomassoni, Dahms and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1899: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from environment and natural resources trust fund; modifying provisions for Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources; modifying requirements for land acquisition with trust fund money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 116P.17; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 116P.05, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Eaton, Dziedzic, Rosen and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1900: A bill for an act relating to health; providing for drug and alcohol overdose prevention and medical assistance; limiting liability; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 151.37, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 604A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eaton, Dziedzic, Sheran and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1901: A bill for an act relating to health; limiting tanning equipment to persons age 18 or older; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 325H.05; 325H.09; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325H; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 325H.06; 325H.08.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1902: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an advisory task force on better aligning Minnesota's alternative teacher professional pay system and teacher evaluation program.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1903: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for acquisition of school trust land by the Department of Natural Resources; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jensen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1904: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; changing provisions for licensing of optometrists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 148.52; 148.54; 148.57; 148.574; 148.575; 148.577; 148.59; 148.603; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 148.571; 148.572; 148.573, subdivision 1; 148.576, subdivisions 1, 2; 151.37, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1905: A bill for an act relating to energy; heating assistance; appropriating money for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1906: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to the city of Worthington for the Biotechnology Advancement Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1907: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Red Rock Rural Water System; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1908: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Heartland Trail extension from Detroit Lakes to Hawley; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1909: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a property tax exemption for personal property of an electric generation facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 272.02, subdivision 93.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1910: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exemption from using a licensed well contractor; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103I.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1911: A bill for an act relating to child care; modifying child care center director qualification requirements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Schmit and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 1912: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; consumer protection; prohibiting wireless carriers from assessing early termination fees in certain instances; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1913: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school boards to allocate staff development revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 122A.61, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1914: A bill for an act relating to state building code; authorizing border cities to adopt changes to the code; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 326B.121, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Sieben, Carlson and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1915: A bill for an act relating to campaign finance; modifying definition of expressly advocating; providing for disclosure of electioneering communications; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 10A.25, subdivision 3a; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 10A.01, subdivision 16a; 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.20, subdivision 3; 10A.244; 10A.27, subdivision 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1916: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; decreasing the interest rate on past due employer taxes and unpaid applicant fraud debt; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 268.057, subdivision 5; 268.18, subdivision 2b.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1917: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying laws governing certain executive branch advisory groups; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 3.922, subdivision 8; 15B.11, subdivision 2; 16B.055, subdivision 1; 16C.137, subdivision 2; 28A.21, subdivision 6; 43A.316, subdivisions 2, 3, 6; 62J.495, subdivision 2; 79A.02, subdivision 1; 85.0146, subdivision 1; 89A.03, subdivision 5; 89A.08, subdivision 1; 93.0015, subdivision 3; 97A.055, subdivision 4b; 116U.25; 134.31, subdivision 6; 144.1255, subdivision 1; 144.1481, subdivision 1; 144.608, subdivision 2; 145A.10, subdivision 10; 148.7805, subdivision 2; 153A.20, subdivision 2; 162.07, subdivision 5; 162.13, subdivision 3; 174.52, subdivision 3; 175.007, subdivision 1; 182.656, subdivision 3; 206.805; 214.13, subdivision 4; 240.18, subdivision 4; 243.1606, subdivision 4; 256B.0625, subdivision 13i; 256C.28, subdivision 1; 270C.12, subdivision 5; 298.2213, subdivision 5; 298.2214, subdivision 1; 298.297; 299E.04, subdivision 5; 326B.07, subdivision 1; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 103I.105; 125A.28; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 6.81; 15.059, subdivision 5; 15B.32, subdivision 7; 16E.0475; 43A.316, subdivision 4; 43A.317, subdivision 4; 127A.70, subdivision 3; 136A.031, subdivision 5; 147E.35, subdivision 4; 196.30; 197.585, subdivision 4; 241.021, subdivision 4c; 245.97, subdivision 7; 270C.991, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 15.059, subdivision 5b; 197.585, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hawj, Hoffman and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1918: A bill for an act relating to sustainable agriculture; modifying certain programs and grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 17.115, subdivisions 2, 3; 17.116; 17.1161.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Saxhaug, Housley, Hayden and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1919: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for enhancement of accountability and transparency in public construction; establishing a requirement for and a definition of responsible contractor; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1920: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution; providing for a unicameral legislature; changing article IV; article V, sections 3 and 5; article VIII, sections 1 and 6; article IX, sections 1 and 2; and article XI, section 5; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1921: A bill for an act relating to state government; reducing the number of members of the legislature; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1922: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing carryover to second year of POST funds to combat sexual exploitation of youth; amending Laws 2013, chapter 86, article 1, section 13.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sieben and introduced--
S.F. No. 1923: A bill for an act relating to school board elections; providing a process to dissolve election districts without entering into a consolidation or cooperation and combination plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 205A.12, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Sieben and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1924: A bill for an act relating to school board elections; authorizing Special School District No. 6, South St. Paul, to dissolve election districts.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Eaton, Torres Ray, Hoffman and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1925: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating additional funding sources for students in approved recovery programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 126C.01, by adding a subdivision; 126C.05, subdivision 8; 126C.10, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Koenen and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1926: A bill for an act relating to building codes; regulating inspection authority of local units of government; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 326B.103, subdivision 13; 326B.106, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 326B.103, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Schmit and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1927: A bill for an act relating to economic development; removing the municipal appropriation cap on contributions to regional or local organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 469.191.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1928: A bill for an act relating to insurance; establishing requirements for health care provider contracts related to preventive services and cost-sharing; establishing grounds for disciplinary action related to preventive services and cost-sharing; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62Q; 214.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Hayden, Lourey, Rest and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1929: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a covered driver assessment; depositing revenues into a new account in the state government special revenue fund; providing funding to trauma hospitals and other related services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 16A; 144; 297I.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1930: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at Central Lakes College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.