State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, February 15, 2010
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2571: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing requirements governing relinquishing land owned by the Department of Transportation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2572: A bill for an act relating to transportation; clarifying time for providing notice of vehicle impoundment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168B.06, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2573: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general state employees retirement plan; correctional state employees retirement plan; legislators retirement plan; judges retirement plan; State Patrol retirement plan; increasing certain contribution rates; temporarily reducing certain postretirement adjustment increase rates; reducing interest rates on refunds; reducing deferred annuity augmentation rates; eliminating interest on reemployed annuitant earnings limitation deferred accounts; increasing certain vesting requirements; increasing certain early retirement reduction rates; reducing certain benefit accrual rates; extending certain amortization periods; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 3A.02, subdivision 4; 352.113, subdivision 1; 352.115, subdivision 1; 352.12, subdivision 2; 352.22, subdivisions 2, 3; 352.72, subdivisions 1, 2; 352.93, subdivisions 1, 2a, 3a; 352.931, subdivision 1; 352B.02, as amended; 352B.08, subdivisions 1, 2a; 352B.11, subdivision 2b; 352B.30, subdivisions 1, 2; 352F.07; 356.30, subdivision 1; 356.302, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 356.303, subdivision 2; 356.315, subdivision 5; 356.47, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 352.75, subdivision 4; 352.95, subdivision 2; 356.215, subdivision 11; 356.415, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2574: A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying off-sale intoxicating liquor sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Frederickson, Vickerman, Kubly and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2575: A bill for an act relating to education finance; making H1N1 flu prevention activities eligible for health and safety revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.56.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gerlach, Hann, Parry, Ingebrigtsen and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 2576: A bill for an act relating to state finance; requiring a balanced budget prior to passage of other legislation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hann, Michel and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 2577: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the aid payment percentage for charter schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 127A.45, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hann, Michel and Gerlach introduced--
S.F. No. 2578: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the state aid payment schedule for charter schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 127A.45, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua, Scheid, Betzold, Higgins and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2579: A bill for an act relating to public safety; making numerous changes to the controlled substance forfeiture law; requesting the legislative auditor to conduct an evaluation on forfeiture; expanding the reporting requirements related to forfeiture; requiring model policies on forfeiture; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 97A.221, by adding a subdivision; 97A.223, by adding a subdivision; 97A.225, by adding a subdivision; 169A.63, by adding a subdivision; 609.531, subdivision 6a; 609.5311, subdivision 3; 609.5314; 609.5315, subdivision 6; 609.5318, subdivision 3; 609.762, by adding a subdivision; 609.905, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 84.7741, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 388; 626.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Higgins, Scheid, Prettner Solon, Rest and Moua introduced--
S.F. No. 2580: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying provisions governing observance of Juneteenth; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 10.55.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Frederickson, Saxhaug, Sheran, Dille and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 2581: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing reporting requirements for career and technical levy; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 124D.4531, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Betzold, Robling and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2582: A bill for an act relating to the legislative auditor; providing certain carryforward authority to the office of the legislative auditor.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Kubly, Pariseau, Dille and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2583: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing portable deer stands to be erected and left unattended on public lands during deer season; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.326.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Olseen, Bonoff, Wiger, Johnson and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2584: A bill for an act relating to health; limiting the Board of Medical Practice implementing disciplinary act against a physician for dispensing long-term antibiotic therapy for chronic Lyme disease.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Higgins, Scheid, Moua, Dibble and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2585: A bill for an act relating to transportation; directing commissioner of transportation to require bids for federally assisted contracts to include information on inclusion of disadvantaged business enterprises; requiring commissioner of transportation to provide training for disadvantaged business enterprises; imposing reporting requirements; requiring application for waiver; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 161; 174; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 174.03, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Murphy, Vickerman, Erickson Ropes, Frederickson and Dille introduced--
S.F. No. 2586: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IV, section 4; providing for temporary successors to members of the legislature called into active military service; providing for implementing statutory language; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Anderson, Sieben, Metzen, Jungbauer and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2587: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing issuance of state bonds; appropriating money to the Metropolitan Council for regional park and open-space land acquisition and improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson, Chaudhary, Torres Ray, Bakk and Frederickson introduced--
S.F. No. 2588: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; removing certain acquisition restrictions for Lake Vermilion State Park; amending Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 25.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Prettner Solon, Dahle and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2589: A bill for an act relating to utilities; regulating the granting of route permits for high-voltage transmission lines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216E.03, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Scheid, Prettner Solon, Rest, Robling and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2590: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for securities lending agreements and holding of municipal funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 118A.05, subdivision 3; 118A.06.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Dibble, Higgins, Vandeveer, Moua and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2591: A bill for an act relating to occupational licensing; changing certification for interior designers to licensing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326.02, subdivision 4b.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Sieben, Metzen and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2592: A bill for an act relating to insurance; allowing certain minors to contract for automobile insurance; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Torres Ray, Anderson, Saxhaug, Frederickson and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2593: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring public buildings to use environmentally sensitive cleaning products; establishing guidelines and a task force; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Kubly and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 2594: A bill for an act relating to city and county employees; exempting employees of a city-owned or county-owned hospital from certain reporting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 471.701.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2595: A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; modifying certain procedures related to expungement in eviction cases; adding certain residential covenants; specifying procedures for handling applicant screening fees; providing certain rights to tenants of foreclosed properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 484.014, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 504B.161, subdivision 1; 504B.173; 504B.178, subdivision 7; 504B.285, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 504B.285, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Prettner Solon, Higgins, Marty, Erickson Ropes and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 2596: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; modifying licensure requirements for psychologists; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 148.915; 148.916, subdivision 1; 148.96, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2597: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; allowing the state fair to issue liquor licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 37.21; 340A.404, subdivision 5; 461.12, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Saxhaug, Stumpf and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2598: A bill for an act relating to education finance; clarifying legislative intent; adding language to the collaborative urban educator appropriation; amending Laws 2009, chapter 96, article 2, section 67, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Prettner Solon, Bakk and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2599: A bill for an act relating to individual income taxation; extending the reciprocity agreement with the state of Wisconsin and permitting its termination only by legislative action; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 290.081.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Erickson Ropes, Vickerman and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 2600: A resolution urging payment of the Federal Respite Leave Benefit for members of the 1st of the 34th Brigade of the Minnesota National Guard who served in Iraq during the Troop Surge of 2007.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Bonoff, Moua, Torres Ray, Robling and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2601: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing school boards to offer a continuing contract to a teacher during the probationary period; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 122A.40, subdivision 5; 122A.41, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Kubly, Dille, Bakk, Robling and Olseen introduced--
S.F. No. 2602: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; providing for discharge of a portion of an easement acquired by condemnation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 117.225.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dahle, Lourey and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 2603: A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the ombudsman for long-term care to expand the volunteer ombudsman program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skogen, Lynch and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2604: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; amending mercury testing requirements for certain new incinerator units; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116.85, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Skogen, Vickerman, Kubly and Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2605: A resolution calling on the Congressional Delegation of the Great State of Minnesota to fully support and fund passage of the Agent Orange Equity Act of 2009.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Bonoff, Dibble and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2606: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; extending a construction exemption for a hydrogenerating facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.71, subdivision 39.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2607: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; authorizing protective agents to use flashing lights in certain traffic situations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169.64, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 326.338, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2608: A bill for an act relating to public safety; allowing use of flashing red light on protective agent vehicle while escorting oversized vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.64, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Kubly, Erickson Ropes and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2609: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; modifying restrictions governing disability parking; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.345, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Anderson, Wiger, Betzold, Rummel and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 2610: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing students who do not pass the reading and language arts GRAD to retake the test in paper-and-pencil format; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 120B.30, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 2611: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for acquisition of a segment of the Stagecoach Trail in Steele County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skogen, Scheid, Wiger, Betzold and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 2612: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating dental insurance provider agreements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62Q.76, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Latz, Betzold and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2613: A bill for an act relating to public safety; recodifying and consolidating certain forfeiture provisions while making numerous substantive and technical changes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 169A.63; 609.531, subdivisions 1, 1a, 4, 5, 5a, 6a; 609.5311; 609.5312; 609.5313; 609.5314; 609.5315; 609.5316; 609.5317; 609.5318; 609.762, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 609.762, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Skoe, Sparks, Olseen and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2614: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; clarifying definition of motor vehicle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 65B.43, subdivision 2; 169.09, subdivision 5a.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2615: A bill for an act relating to state lands; creating a pilot land exchange process for tax-forfeited lands in Itasca County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Sheran and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2616: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; regulating private shared services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Fobbe, Olseen, Erickson Ropes, Dahle and Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 2617: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing a state-paid refund of certain property tax increases on agricultural property; temporarily reducing the percentage of rent constituting property taxes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290A.03, subdivision 11; 290A.04, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Moua, Sheran, Sieben, Anderson and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2618: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the open alcohol container law to apply to off-road recreational vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169A.35, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Gimse and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2619: A bill for an act relating to taxation; job opportunity building zones; allowing amendments to agreements under certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 469.3192.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bonoff, Sheran, Rest and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 2620: A bill for an act relating to state and local government; establishing the Commission on Service Innovation.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2621: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; prohibiting watershed district boundary changes to be reconsidered until one year has passed if the request is made via citizen petition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103D.251, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2622: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring use of a ballot board to process absentee ballots; permitting absentee ballots to be counted starting on the fourth day prior to an election; modifying other absentee ballot processing procedures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 201.061, subdivision 4; 203B.04, subdivision 1; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.07, subdivisions 2, 3; 203B.08, subdivisions 2, 3; 203B.125; 203B.23, subdivisions 1, 2; 203B.24, subdivision 1; 203B.26; 204B.45, subdivision 2; 204C.32, subdivision 1; 204C.33, subdivisions 1, 3; 205.065, subdivision 5; 205.185, subdivision 3; 205A.03, subdivision 4; 205A.10, subdivision 3; 206.89, subdivision 2; 208.05; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 204B.46; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 203B.10; 203B.12, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6; 203B.13, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 203B.25.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.