State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 10, 2014
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2447: A bill for an act relating to bonds; modifying requirements relating to certain bonds issued by the state agricultural society; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 37.31, subdivisions 7, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2448: A bill for an act relating to energy; eliminating antiquated, unnecessary, redundant, or obsolete laws; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 216C.03; 256E.25, subdivision 5a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 216C.14; 216C.262; 216C.263; 216C.373; 216C.38; 216C.44.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Hawj, Koenen and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 2449: A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying disposition of certain land and revenue; modifying requirement for commissioner's approval of certain land sales; adding to and deleting from state forests and recreation areas; authorizing public and private sales and exchanges of certain state lands; merging certain state parks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 89.022; 282.01, subdivision 3; 282.011, subdivision 1; 282.018, subdivision 1; 282.02; 459.06, subdivisions 1, 3; 477A.17; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 85.012, subdivision 38a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 85.012, subdivision 53a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Dahms, Weber, Gazelka and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2450: A bill for an act relating to energy; exempting ethanol plants from rate charges related to utility compliance with the solar energy standard; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 216B.1691, subdivision 2f.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2451: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Lake Elmo water supply improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2452: A bill for an act relating to clean water; appropriating money for Lake Elmo water supply improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kiffmeyer, Senjem, Nienow and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2453: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the Minnesota education credit by adding additional allowances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 290.0674, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, by adding subdivisions; 290.0679, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2454: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying and repealing certain obsolete laws; providing for certain regulatory efficiencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 13.7411, subdivision 8; 84.025, subdivision 10; 84.028, subdivision 3; 84.081, subdivision 1; 84.781; 88.6435, subdivision 1; 103C.211; 103C.311, subdivision 1; 103C.401, subdivision 1; 103F.135, subdivision 1; 103G.005, subdivisions 9, 9a; 103G.315, subdivision 12; 115.06, subdivision 4; 115A.54, subdivision 4; 116.03, subdivision 2b; 116.07, subdivision 4j; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 14.04; 84.083, subdivisions 3, 4; 84.163; 84.361; 84.43; 84.44; 84.45; 84.46; 84.47; 84.48; 84.49; 84.50; 84.51; 84.52; 84.521; 84.53; 84.55; 84.965; 85.015, subdivision 3; 103B.701; 103B.702; 103F.131; 103F.155; 103F.378; 103F.381; 103F.383, subdivision 3; 103F.387; 103F.389, subdivisions 1, 2; 103F.391; 103G.305; 115.445; 115B.412, subdivision 10; 116.181; 116.182, subdivision 3a; 116.195, subdivision 5; 116.54; 116.90; 116C.712; 116C.833, subdivision 2; 173.0845; Laws 2010, chapter 215, article 3, section 5, subdivision 4; Laws 2013, chapter 114, article 4, section 100.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Sieben, Housley and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2455: A bill for an act relating to clean water; providing for loans to individuals for repair or replacement of subsurface sewage treatment systems; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2456: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying home and community-based services standards; requiring review of the use of monitoring technology; imposing sanctions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 245A.11, by adding a subdivision; 245A.155, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 245A.65, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 245D.02, by adding a subdivision; 245D.05, subdivisions 1, 1b; 245D.06, subdivision 1; 245D.07, subdivision 2; 245D.071, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5; 245D.09, subdivisions 3, 4, 4a, 5; 245D.095, subdivision 3; 245D.22, subdivision 4; 245D.31, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 245D.071, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Senjem and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 2457: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for acquisition and redevelopment of the Jefferson High School site in Alexandria; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Johnson and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2458: A bill for an act relating to family law; child support; modifying withholding requirements for child support obligors in arrears; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 518A.53, subdivisions 1, 4, 10; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 518A.60.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2459: A bill for an act relating to education; aligning teacher evaluation programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 122A.414, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 122A.40, subdivision 8; 122A.41, subdivision 5; 124D.10, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Wiger, Bonoff, Nelson, Wiklund and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2460: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing response to intervention requirements; establishing a committee to review statewide testing; requiring rulemaking.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2461: A bill for an act relating to health; making changes to home care provider licensing and compliance monitoring; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 144A.474, subdivision 12; 144A.475, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Franzen, Dibble, Housley and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2462: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending regulation of limousines; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 65B.135; 168.002, subdivision 15; 168.128, subdivisions 2, 3; 221.84, subdivisions 1, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2463: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for combining and making the offices of county auditor-treasurer and recorder appointive in Becker County.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Franzen and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2464: A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate and gift; repealing the gift tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 270B.01, subdivision 8; 270B.03, subdivision 1; 291.005, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 292.16; 292.17; 292.18; 292.19; 292.20; 292.21.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2465: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a lift station and water main in Pine City; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Petersen, B. ; Champion; Nienow; Dibble and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2466: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring law enforcement to secure a search warrant in order to receive cell phone tracking data; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 626A.28, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pappas and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2467: A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating agency rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 3.842, subdivision 4a; 14.05, subdivisions 5, 6, by adding a subdivision; 14.07, subdivision 4; 14.08; 14.101, subdivision 1; 14.116; 14.125; 14.126, subdivision 2; 14.131; 14.14, subdivisions 1a, 2a; 14.15, subdivision 1; 14.16, subdivisions 1, 3; 14.22; 14.25; 14.26; 14.365; 14.388, subdivision 1; 14.389, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 14.04; 14.101, subdivisions 3, 4; 14.14, subdivision 1b; 14.23; 14.3895.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Dahle and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2468: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a nursing facility operating payment rate increase for a facility in Le Sueur County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2469: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new water main in Rice Lake Township, St. Louis County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2470: A bill for an act relating to education; authorizing an innovative partnership to deliver certain technology and educational services; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Weber, Dahms, Koenen, Rosen and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 2471: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for construction of the Lewis and Clark Rural Water Project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2472: A bill for an act relating to state government; making changes to the open meeting law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 13D.04, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2473: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing sales of certain tax-forfeited lands.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Petersen, B. and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2474: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for a project on U.S. Highway 10; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Brown and Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 2475: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for a coal energy standard; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 2476: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited lands that border public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2477: A bill for an act relating to energy; requesting the Legislative Energy Commission to investigate strategies to convert certain users of propane gas to natural gas or other fuels.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2478: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring a special election to fill a vacancy in the office of county attorney; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 375.08; 382.02.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Dahle and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 2479: A bill for an act relating to education; further clarifying key elements of Minnesota's career pathways and technical education system; enlisting P-20 partnership support in this work; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 122A.60, subdivisions 1a, 2, 3; 127A.70, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 120B.11, subdivisions 1, 1a; 120B.115; 120B.125.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Latz, Limmer, Champion, Sieben and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 2480: A bill for an act relating to public safety; compensating exonerated persons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 609A.02, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 611.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sieben and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 2481: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for connection of the Dakota and Washington County regional trail systems at the site of the new Hastings Bridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koenen and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2482: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting solar energy systems from property taxation; establishing a solar energy production tax; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 272.02, subdivision 24; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 272.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hawj, Marty and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2483: A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating siting large electric power generating plants; allowing solar generation facilities to be eligible for alternative review; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 216E.01, by adding a subdivision; 216E.04, subdivision 2; 216E.05, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216E.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Dziedzic, Skoe, Hayden, Schmit and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2484: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; extending the working family credit phaseout for married filers to conform to the Internal Revenue Code; increasing the maximum allowed credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 290.0671, subdivisions 1, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2485: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring a study of county attorney and public defender sentencing recommendations and racial data; requiring a study of the efficacy and access for minority offenders of reentry services, expungement, and treatment programs.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rosen and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2486: A bill for an act relating to health insurance; prohibiting any appropriation from the health care access fund to MNsure other than for specified purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16A.724, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Rosen, Housley and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2487: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring that policy forms and premium rates for health insurance coverage be submitted to, and approved by, the commissioner of commerce or health and MNsure by specified dates; making premium rates available to the public; requiring that MNsure funding and premium assessment changes be authorized in law; requiring MNsure reports be provided by an independent third party; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 62A.02, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 62A.02, subdivision 8; 62V.05, subdivision 2; 62V.07; 62V.08.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Bonoff, Franzen and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2488: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and franchise; extending the research credit to sole proprietors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 290.068, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bonoff and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2489: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and franchise; modifying the research credit to be refundable; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 290.068, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 290.068, subdivisions 3, 6a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Tomassoni, Dahle, Eaton, Pappas and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2490: A bill for an act relating to labor and employment; providing employee protections in joint powers agreements; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 179A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Latz and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2491: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Southwest Corridor light rail transit line; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Schmit, Tomassoni, Ruud and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2492: A bill for an act relating to economic development; adopting the Minnesota New Markets Jobs Act; providing capital for business growth in economically distressed communities; imposing penalties; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116X.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Rosen, Brown and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2493: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying certain long-term care provider rates; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Metzen and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 2494: A bill for an act relating to energy; allocating costs of meeting certain local energy goals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 216B.36.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2495: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to make a waiver request for public health programs.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Senjem, Eken and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2496: 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.
Senators Koenen, Dziedzic, Weber, Ruud and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2497: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a Farm-to-Foodshelf program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2498: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting a September 1 school start date for the 2015-2016 school year only.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2499: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; conforming to the federal extension of allowable qualified student loan interest; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dziedzic and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2500: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing provisions in grants management process and contract management; providing an encumbrance exception in the grant process; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 16B.98, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 16C.05, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hawj and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2501: A bill for an act relating to energy; utilities; requiring certain information and a report related to interconnection of distributed renewable electric generation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 216B.1611, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2502: A bill for an act relating to retirement; increasing the size of the board of trustees of the Teachers Retirement Association by adding an additional elected retired member; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 354.06, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Reinert and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2503: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise small business investment credit; modifying certain qualification requirements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 116J.8737, subdivisions 3, 5, 7, 9, 12; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 116J.8737, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2504: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the collaboration of community services partners demonstration project.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eken, Clausen, Hoffman and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2505: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions governing community first services and supports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 256B.85, subdivisions 1, 2, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pappas, Bakk, Saxhaug, Miller and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2506: A bill for an act relating to labor; creating the Public Employment Relations Board; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 179A.03, by adding a subdivision; 179A.04, subdivision 3; 179A.051; 179A.06, by adding a subdivision; 179A.10, subdivision 1; 179A.13; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 179A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2507: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying eligibility criteria for group residential housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256I.04, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2508: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a nursing facility rate adjustment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 256B.441, subdivision 53.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 2509: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for construction at the intersection of marked Trunk Highway 101, U.S. Highway 10, and U.S. Highway 169; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Nelson and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2510: A bill for an act relating to health; providing an exemption for dental cone beam computerized tomography from diagnostic imaging requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 144.565, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 144.1225, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Johnson, Tomassoni, Dziedzic and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2511: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for a program to reduce childhood obesity.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 2512: A bill for an act relating to education; capital investment; appropriating money for the library accessibility and improvement grants program; establishing the Books 4 Bricks program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 134.45; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 134.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Jensen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2513: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for the construction of marked Trunk Highway 14 in Steele County and Dodge Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic, Jensen and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2514: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; conforming to the federal extension of the deduction for qualified tuition and related expenses for tax year 2013; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Goodwin, Hayden, Eaton, Torres Ray and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2515: A bill for an act relating to local government; establishing procedures and standards for contracting with private entities for the provision of services provided by public employees; providing for public accountability; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2516: A bill for an act relating to public safety; traffic regulations; modifying provisions governing disability parking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 168.021, subdivisions 1, 3; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 169.346, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2517: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a health and emergency occupations center in Cottage Grove; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2518: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the Minnesota forests for the future program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2519: A bill for an act relating to plumbing; exempting certain resorts from restricted plumbing licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 326B.46, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2520: A bill for an act relating to education finance; revising debt service equalization, health and safety levy equalization, alternative facilities revenue equalization, and deferred maintenance revenue equalization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 123B.53, subdivision 4; 123B.59, subdivision 6, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 123B.53, subdivisions 1, 5; 123B.57, subdivision 4; 123B.591, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2521: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring a public comment period for Medicaid waiver requests and state plan amendments; exempting federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics from payment limits for Medicare crossover claims; appropriating money for subsidies to federally qualified health centers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 256B.04, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0625, subdivision 57.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2522: A bill for an act relating to veterans; veterans housing and long-term care; providing exemptions for certain moratoriums on new residential facilities; providing grants for housing needs assessments for veterans; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256I.04, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 245A.03, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 2523: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements at Excelsior Commons; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2524: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for The Works Museum; appropriating money; amending Laws 2013, chapter 116, article 9, section 1, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2525: A bill for an act relating to health professions; licensing genetic counselors; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147F.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2526: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions related to human services operations and health care; modifying bond requirements for medical suppliers; repealing certain reports and obsolete rules; authorizing rulemaking; requiring the commissioner to seek federal authority to amend the state Medicaid plan; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 256B.5016, subdivision 1; 256B.69, subdivision 16; 393.01, subdivisions 2, 7; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 256B.04, subdivision 21; Laws 2011, First Special Session chapter 9, article 9, section 17; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256.01, subdivision 32; Minnesota Rules, parts 9500.1126; 9500.1450, subpart 3; 9500.1452, subpart 3; 9500.1456; 9505.5300; 9505.5305; 9505.5310; 9505.5315; 9505.5325; 9525.1580.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Bonoff and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 2527: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing pilot programs to develop competency standards for apprenticeships in precision manufacturing, health care services, and information technology; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 181A.07, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2528: A bill for an act relating to state financial management; increasing the budget reserve; setting priorities for additional forecast revenues; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16A.152, subdivisions 1a, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16A.152, subdivision 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2529: A bill for an act relating to broadband; appropriating money for broadband service mapping.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Schmit and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2530: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing an educating tomorrow's sustainable food producers pilot program; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2531: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring a native quail recovery plan.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2532: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying the Public Employees Retirement Association police and fire plan; former Minneapolis Police and Firefighters Relief Association; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 353.6511, subdivision 7; 353.6512, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Sheran and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2533: A bill for an act relating to insurance; specifying geographical considerations in regard to implementing and adjusting the Affordable Care Act in this state; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 62A.65, subdivision 3; 62K.10, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2534: A bill for an act relating to crime victims; appropriating money to provide emergency shelter for East African women and children victims of abuse.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2535: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring cultural competency training for teachers and school administrators seeking to renew their professional license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 122A.09, subdivision 4; 122A.14, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2536: A bill for an act relating to health; eliminating a grant-in-aid requirement for the Minnesota Board on Aging; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 144A.33, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2537: A bill for an act relating to state government; adding urban agriculture development zones in land use planning; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 473.859, subdivisions 1, 2, 5.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 2538: A bill for an act relating to liens; regulating liens on personal property; providing for the sale of a motor vehicle held by a licensed dealer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 514.21.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bonoff and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2539: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain teacher licensure provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 122A.23, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2540: A bill for an act relating to teachers; limiting placement of practice or student teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 122A.69.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Stumpf and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2541: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying requirements for housing projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 469.1761, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 469.1761, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Latz, Jensen, Goodwin and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2542: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating conduct of an insurer in collision cases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 72B.092, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2543: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a Minnesota TANF Expenditures Task Force.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2544: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying exemption procedures related to immunizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 121A.15, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2545: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying the cancer surveillance system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 144.671.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.