State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 11, 2010
8:30 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 2508: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a Red Rock Corridor Park-and-Ride facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Scheid, Murphy, Jungbauer and Vandeveer introduced--
S.F. No. 2509: A bill for an act relating to liquor; farm wineries; increasing annual production limit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 340A.315, subdivisions 2, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Sparks, Tomassoni, Metzen, Saltzman and Koch introduced--
S.F. No. 2510: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; modifying licensing provisions; imposing and modifying certain license fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.133, subdivisions 1, 3, 8, 11, by adding subdivisions; 326B.197; 326B.33, subdivisions 18, 20, 21; 326B.42, by adding subdivisions; 326B.43, subdivision 2; 326B.44; 326B.46, as amended; 326B.47; 326B.475, subdivision 2; 326B.50, by adding subdivisions; 326B.54; 326B.55, as amended if enacted; 326B.56, as amended; 326B.805, subdivision 6; 326B.83, subdivisions 1, 3, 6; 326B.865; 326B.921, subdivisions 2, 4, 7; 326B.922; 326B.978, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 327B.04, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 326B.33, subdivision 19; 326B.475, subdivision 4; 326B.49, subdivision 1; 326B.58; 326B.815, subdivision 1; 326B.86, subdivision 1; 326B.94, subdivision 4; 326B.986, subdivision 5; 327B.04, subdivisions 7, 7a, 8; 327B.041; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.133, subdivisions 9, 10; 326B.37, subdivision 13; 326B.475, subdivisions 5, 6; 326B.56, subdivision 3; 326B.885, subdivisions 3, 4; 326B.976; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 326B.56, subdivision 4; Minnesota Rules, parts 1301.0500; 1301.0900; 1301.1100, subparts 2, 3, 4; 1350.7200, subpart 3; 1350.8000, subpart 2.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2511: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing a collaborative governance council; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Scheid, Gerlach, Rest and Pogemiller introduced--
S.F. No. 2512: A bill for an act relating to commerce; making changes in required continuing education of real estate brokers and salespersons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 82.29, subdivision 4; 82.33, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 82.32.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2513: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; requiring rulemaking to amend Mississippi River management plan.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2514: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Crow River Regional Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2515: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for explosive growth revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2516: A bill for an act relating to state government; creating the Minnesota Coalition for Innovation and Collaboration; providing for certain rule and law waivers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 6.80; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Moua, Higgins, Foley and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2517: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; authorizing the court to furnish copies of documents in any electronic format to the public defender at no charge; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 611.271.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rest, Clark, Moua, Gerlach and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2518: A bill for an act relating to state government; making changes to the Open Meeting Law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13D.01; 13D.02, subdivisions 1, 4; 13D.021, subdivisions 1, 4; 13D.04.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Anderson, Cohen and Rummel introduced--
S.F. No. 2519: A bill for an act relating to public utilities; revising process and standard for approval of interim rates; requiring disclosure of public utility’s travel, entertainment, and related expenses included in rate change request; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 216B.16, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Higgins introduced--
S.F. No. 2520: A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; modifying certain provisions related to utilities; permitting termination of a lease for medical reasons; modifying provisions related to eviction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 504B.215, subdivisions 2, 2a, 3, 4; 504B.241, subdivision 4; 504B.265; 504B.291, by adding a subdivision; 504B.321, subdivision 1; 504B.385, subdivision 1; 504B.395, subdivision 4; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 504B.285, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Bonoff; Olson, G.; Rummel; Dahle and Fobbe introduced--
S.F. No. 2521: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding allowable capital levies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 126C.40, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Kubly, Koch and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2522: A bill for an act relating to occupational licensing; modifying electrical licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 326B.31, subdivisions 14, 15, 17, 25, 28, by adding subdivisions; 326B.32, subdivision 2; 326B.33, subdivisions 12, 17, 21, by adding a subdivision; 326B.35; 326B.36, subdivision 2; 326B.37, subdivision 6; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 326B.33, subdivision 19.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2523: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; creating a temporary tax exemption for charitable contributions to local governments.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2524: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money to design and acquire land for the Mississippi River Crossroads Trail in Cass, Crow Wing, and Morrison Counties; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.015, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2525: A bill for an act relating to veterans; eliminating a residency requirement for purposes of eligibility for higher educational benefits for the surviving spouse and children of a deceased veteran who dies as a result of military service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 197.75, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2526: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the personal care assistance program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 256B.0659, subdivisions 11, 13, 21, 27.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2527: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance and sale of trunk highway bonds; appropriating money to reconstruct highway 371 between the cities of Nisswa and Jenkins.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2528: A bill for an act relating to veterans; designating September 16 of each year as American Legion Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 197.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2529: A bill for an act relating to highways; authorizing issuance of trunk highway bonds; appropriating money for the Little Falls Truck Station.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2530: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Camp Ripley troop support facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2531: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a pilot project for alcohol and controlled substance monitoring for certain persons with revoked driver’s licenses in Crow Wing County.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2532: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; reducing the plurality necessary in a local election for a municipality to own and operate a telephone exchange; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 237.19.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Bakk, Chaudhary, Frederickson and Olson, G. introduced--
S.F. No. 2533: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing the acquisition of certain lands for Lake Vermilion State Park; incorporating lands from an existing state park into Lake Vermilion State Park; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 85.012, subdivision 53a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Saltzman, Michel, Dahle, Clark and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2534: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing the MNovate Commission; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Dibble, Robling and Prettner Solon introduced--
S.F. No. 2535: A bill for an act relating to cable communications; clarifying requirements for the granting of additional cable franchises; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 238.08, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2536: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying decoy restrictions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 97B.811, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 97B.811, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Jungbauer, Murphy and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2537: A bill for an act relating to transportation; creating pilot program to authorize establishment and evaluate use of transportation improvement districts by certain local governments for specified projects; establishing Transportation Improvement District Project Selection Council; requiring report.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Scheid, by request, and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2538: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring an amended death record when ordered by the court; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 144.221, by adding a subdivision; 390.23.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Kelash, Marty, Scheid, Dahle and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2539: A bill for an act relating to real estate; specifying the rights of a common interest community to take certain action to encourage prompt payment of delinquent assessments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 515B.3-102; 515B.3-110.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Murphy, Carlson, Jungbauer, Dibble and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2540: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying or adding provisions relating to transportation construction impacts on business, rest areas, highways, bridges, deputy registrars, vehicles, impounds, towing, intersection gridlock, bus operation, various traffic regulations, cargo tank vehicle weight exemptions, transportation department goals and mission, a Minnesota Council of Transportation Access, a Commuter Rail Corridor Coordinating Committee, railroad track safety, motor carriers of railroad employees, airport authorities, property acquisition for highways, transit, and town road interest extinguishment nullification; requiring a report; making technical and clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 161.14, by adding subdivisions; 165.14, subdivisions 4, 5; 168.33, subdivision 2; 168B.06, subdivision 1; 168B.07, subdivision 3; 169.041, subdivision 5; 169.15; 169.306; 169.87, by adding a subdivision; 174.01, subdivisions 1, 2; 174.02, subdivision 1a; 174.86, subdivision 5; 219.01; 221.012, subdivision 38, by adding a subdivision; 360.061, subdivision 3; 473.167, subdivision 2a; 473.411, subdivision 5; 514.18, subdivision 1a; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 160.165; 161.14, subdivision 62; 169.71, subdivision 1; 169.865, subdivision 1; Laws 2008, chapter 287, article 1, section 122; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 160; 174; 221; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 13.721, subdivision 4; 169.041, subdivisions 3, 4; 221.0355, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 7a, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2541: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; exempting watercraft, off-highway vehicles, and snowmobiles that are owned by Indian tribal governments from registration or licensing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 84.788, subdivision 2; 84.798, subdivision 2; 84.82, subdivision 6; 84.8205, subdivision 1; 86B.301, subdivision 2; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 84.922, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Murphy, Erickson Ropes, Senjem and Lynch introduced--
S.F. No. 2542: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; disaster aid to city of St. Charles; amending Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 4, section 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Frederickson, Sparks, Skogen, Anderson and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2543: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; prohibiting funds under the reinvest in Minnesota reserve program from being used for mitigation; requiring recipients of bond funds to use certain low-impact development standards; appropriating money for natural resources asset preservation and replacement and RIM conservation reserve; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 103F.515, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 115.03, subdivision 5c.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jungbauer, Murphy, Skoe and Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 2544: A bill for an act relating to highways; modifying provisions relating to transportation projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 174.02, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Frederickson, Stumpf, Ingebrigtsen, Skogen and Gimse introduced--
S.F. No. 2545: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption for public safety radio systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 297A.70, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Frederickson and Vickerman introduced--
S.F. No. 2546: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Marshall MERIT Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skogen introduced--
S.F. No. 2547: A bill for an act relating to plumbing; modifying license, bond, and registration requirements for well contractors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 326B.43, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Murphy and Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2548: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying allocation of certain state fines and forfeitures; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 299D.03, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Higgins, Scheid, Limmer, Pappas and Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 2549: A bill for an act relating to real property; modifying time for requesting a hearing on an order to secure a building; modifying notice of sale requirements; requiring a certificate of sale and specified information to be provided to political subdivisions; authorizing political subdivisions to recover costs and attorney fees associated with obtaining a five-week redemption period; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 580.03; 580.12; 580.30, subdivision 1; 582.03, subdivision 1; 582.032, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 463.251, subdivision 3; 580.04.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Kubly, Fischbach, Saxhaug, Vickerman and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2550: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a onetime exception to the contract deadline penalty.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2551: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the compulsory attendance age; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 120A.22, subdivision 5; 120A.24, subdivision 1; 260C.007, subdivision 19; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 120A.22, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Berglin and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2552: A bill for an act relating to human services; prohibiting certain restrictions on waivered service living arrangements; requiring the transfer of certain clients from group residential housing to waivered services; modifying certain group residential housing supplementary service payment rate caps; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.49, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Anderson, Marty, Erickson Ropes, Tomassoni and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2553: A bill for an act relating to public health; establishing minimum standards of sick leave for certain workers; providing civil penalties; requiring rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senators Senjem, Koch and Parry introduced--
S.F. No. 2554: A bill for an act relating to veterans; authorizing use of "Proud to be a Veteran" license plate on self-propelled recreational vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 168.1255, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.
Senators Senjem, Ingebrigtsen, Rosen and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2555: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; specifying immunity for certain entities in the event of an emergency or disaster; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 12.22, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Kelash, Murphy, Doll and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2556: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a public parking facility at Bloomington Central Station in the city of Bloomington; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kelash and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2557: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying apprenticeship training facilities exemption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 272.02, subdivision 86.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Kelash introduced--
S.F. No. 2558: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for emergency building stabilization at Fort Snelling Upper Bluff; authorizing sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Kelash, Torres Ray, Olseen and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2559: A bill for an act relating to real estate; making a conforming change to provide for the right of the borrower to obtain a postponement of a foreclosure sale that has a 12-month redemption period, as is now available for a six-month redemption period; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 580.07, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2560: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain surplus state land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Dibble, Doll, Prettner Solon, Rosen and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 2561: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring public utilities commission to open docket to examine integration of electric vehicles into Minnesota’s electricity grid; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senators Betzold and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2562: A bill for an act relating to child support enforcement; updating provisions on access to certain information; authorizing certain actions by a public authority; requiring a notice; imposing certain duties; providing for survival of certain child support judgments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256.978, subdivision 2; 518A.46, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 541.04; 548.09, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 548.091, subdivision 3b; 548.092.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Kubly; Olson, M. and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2563: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing conveyance by commissioner of transportation to Indian tribal government of land no longer needed for trunk highway purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.44, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation.
Senators Anderson, Saxhaug, Chaudhary, Fobbe and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2564: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money from constitutionally dedicated funds for outdoor heritage purposes.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2565: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; expanding the members of the study group to study aids to local governments; amending Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 2, section 12.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Cohen, Dibble, Rest, Pogemiller and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2566: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying authority of the executive branch to reduce unexpended allotments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.152, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senators Cohen, Pappas and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2567: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying a nursing facility rate provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 256B.431, subdivision 35.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bakk, Metzen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2568: A bill for an act relating to economic development; encouraging job creation; allowing tax credits for job growth investment credit and historic structure rehabilitation; disallowing the deduction of certain dividends; expanding the use of special assessment for certain energy conservation improvements; expanding the permitted use of tax increment financing for certain projects; repealing restrictions on city of Bloomington’s development of the Mall of America site; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 290.21, subdivision 4; 429.011, by adding subdivisions; 429.021, subdivision 1; 429.031, subdivision 3; 469.174, by adding a subdivision; 469.175, by adding a subdivision; 469.176, subdivisions 1b, 4c, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 469.153, subdivision 2; Laws 1986, chapter 391, section 1; Laws 1995, chapter 264, article 5, sections 44, subdivision 4, as amended; 45, subdivision 1, as amended; Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 5, sections 28, subdivision 1; 29, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 290; 469; repealing Laws 1996, chapter 464, article 1, section 8, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2569: A bill for an act relating to education finance; relieving certain districts of a contract penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 123B.05, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Fobbe, Erickson Ropes, Olseen, Sieben and Clark introduced--
S.F. No. 2570: A bill for an act relating to the military; appropriating money for payments to certain current and former Army National Guard members to satisfy federal obligations to those members.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.