State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 17, 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 Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2677: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a child care professional development pilot project; requiring a report; appropriating money; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 119B.09, subdivision 9a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2678: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to the commissioner of health for the planning and conducting of a conference on immigrant and refugee mental health issues.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hoffman, Rosen and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2679: A bill for an act relating to human services; creating a monitoring technology review panel; modifying payment methodologies for home and community-based services waivers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 256B.4913, subdivision 4a; 256B.4914, subdivisions 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2680: A bill for an act relating to retirement; public employees police and fire retirement plan; modifying the disability benefit application deadline for certain former Wadena County sheriff's deputies.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2681: A bill for an act relating to court surcharges; removing surcharge on vehicle parking violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 357.021, subdivisions 6, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Dahms and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2682: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an industrial park in the city of Dawson; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2683: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain surplus state land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 2684: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying rules for calculation of net tax capacity for divided lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 272.162.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dziedzic and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2685: A bill for an act relating to taxation; gross revenues taxes; modifying credits to include treatment of eating disorders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 295.53, subdivision 4a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2686: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the definition of real property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 272.03, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 2687: A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating the use of unmanned aerial vehicles by law enforcement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 2688: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring law enforcement to secure a search warrant in order to receive electronic device location information; 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.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2689: A bill for an act relating to the city of North St. Paul; tax increment financing; authorizing parcels deemed occupied.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2690: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying notice of possession of a firearm in a building in Capitol Area; modifying funding for security services provided by the Department of Public Safety; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 609.66, subdivision 1g; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 299E.02.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2691: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying enrollment preferences for certain charter schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 124D.10, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Cohen, Wiger, Franzen, Torres Ray and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2692: A bill for an act relating to early learning; expanding the availability of early learning scholarships; funding home health visit programs; providing assistance to child care providers to participate in the quality rating system; creating an early childhood scholarship 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 Education.
Senators Skoe, Hoffman, Jensen, Clausen and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2693: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing tax relief; making changes to various income and franchise, estate and gift, sales and use, and miscellaneous tax provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 116J.8737, subdivisions 5, 12; 272.03, subdivision 1; 289A.02, subdivision 7; 289A.18, subdivision 3; 290.01, subdivision 19a, by adding a subdivision; 290.067, subdivision 2a, by adding a subdivision; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.0674, subdivision 2; 291.03, by adding a subdivision; 297A.67, by adding a subdivision; 297A.68, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 19b, 31; 290A.03, subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1; 297A.61, subdivision 3; 297A.68, subdivision 5; 297A.70, subdivisions 2, 13, 14; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 291; 477A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 290.067, subdivisions 2, 2a, 2b; 291.03, subdivision 1b; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 291.03, subdivision 1c; 292.16; 292.17; 292.18; 292.19; 292.20; 292.21; 297A.61, subdivision 57.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2694: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at Rochester Community and Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 2695: A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting plants treated with pollinator lethal insecticide from being labeled or advertised as beneficial to pollinators; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 18H.02, by adding a subdivision; 18H.14.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2696: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for Open Cities Health Center expansion.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Nelson, Clausen, Wiger and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2697: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain teacher background check requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 123B.03, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Brown, Osmek and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 2698: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; requiring product stewardship program for solar photovoltaic modules; providing for fee on retail sales of solar photovoltaic modules; prohibiting placement of solar photovoltaic modules in mixed municipal solid waste; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 13.7411, subdivision 4; 115A.142; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Sieben, Dziedzic and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2699: A bill for an act relating to veterans homes; modifying cost of care calculations; providing for annual adjustments amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 198.03, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2700: A bill for an act relating to state observances; creating Veterans' Voices Month; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2701: A bill for an act relating to health records; adding adult children of a deceased patient to the definition of patient; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 144.291, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 2702: A bill for an act relating to water policy; requiring the governor to appoint a water policy manager; establishing water policy manager qualifications and duties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 4.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2703: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Art Hall renovation and postdemolition design of Plaza and Memorial Halls at Rochester Community and Technical College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2704: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for contributions to 529 plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sheran and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2705: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; clarifying that the Minnesota Valley Railroad Track Rehabilitation appropriations may be used to rehabilitate bridges as an allowable use; amending Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 16, subdivision 5; Laws 2009, chapter 93, article 1, section 11, subdivision 4; Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 15, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Reinert and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2706: A bill for an act relating to public safety; towing; clarifying towing order requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 168B.035, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2707: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for weigh stations and rest areas to be used as watercraft decontamination sites.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Scalze, Ruud, Dibble, Hoffman and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2708: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for the reinvest in Minnesota critical habitat private sector matching account; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2709: A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; modifying the prior distribution of taconite production taxes; amending Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 10, section 15.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 2710: A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying certain data related to a study of entertainment facilities in Minneapolis and St. Paul; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 13.55, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2711: A bill for an act relating to public safety; extending employment protections to certain probation officers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 244.19, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dziedzic and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 2712: A bill for an act relating to crime; clarifying the crime of failure to pay court-ordered child support; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 609.375, subdivisions 1, 7, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2713: A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation insurance; limiting the insurer's permissible administrative expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 79.561, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Rosen, Jensen, Koenen and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2714: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; clarifying exemption on nonprofit tickets or admissions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.70, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rosen, Sparks, Koenen, Jensen and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2715: A bill for an act relating to historic sites; appropriating money for Farm America.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2716: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for aquatic invasive species activities at Green Lake.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Gazelka and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2717: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Wadena Veterans Memorial; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2718: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; authorizing monthly review of district judge dispositions for compliance with 90-day disposition requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 546.27, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Clausen, Bonoff and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 2719: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing programs to increase STEM competitiveness; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 126C.10, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Torres Ray and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2720: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the Board of Teaching to enter into an interstate reciprocity agreement for teacher licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 122A.23, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2721: A bill for an act relating to corrections; appropriating funds for additional correctional workers.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2722: A bill for an act relating to corrections; prohibiting the commissioner from outsourcing prison food service; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dziedzic, Hayden and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2723: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; eliminating state preemption of certain pesticide control ordinances for cities of the first class; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 18B.02.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Wiger and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2724: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a task force on establishing a postsecondary tuition endowment; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 2725: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing grants to intermediate school districts for professional development activities to eradicate exclusionary practices; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 2726: A bill for an act relating to state financial management; modifying priorities for additional revenues; providing for contingent transfers to the budget reserve; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16A.152, subdivisions 1a, 2, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 16A.152, subdivision 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2727: A bill for an act relating to claims; providing compensation for bee deaths caused by pesticide poisoning under certain circumstances; establishing a pollinator emergency response team; providing civil liability for bee deaths; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 18B.05; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 17; 604.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Clausen, Metzen and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2728: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for higher education asset preservation and replacement (HEAPR) at Inver Hills Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koenen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 2729: A bill for an act relating to business organizations; regulating certain filings, recordings, and registrations with the secretary of state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 49.215, subdivision 3; 270C.63, subdivision 6; 321.0810; 323A.0903; 336A.01, subdivision 16; 336A.08, subdivision 4; 336A.11; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 336A.031; 336A.08, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Eaton, Dibble and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2730: A bill for an act relating to human rights; providing for expansion of duties under the Human Rights Act; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 363A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2731: A bill for an act relating to public safety; creating an enhanced penalty for criminal vehicular homicide occurring within ten years of a qualified offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 609.21, subdivisions 1a, 5, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2732: A bill for an act relating to family law; making changes to custody and parenting time provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 518.17, subdivision 2; 518.175, subdivisions 1, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2733: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions governing the administration of neuroleptic medication to persons subject to civil commitment; establishing a pilot program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 253B.07, subdivision 7; 253B.09, subdivision 2; 253B.092, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2734: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; repealing the Sustainable Forest Incentive Act; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 290C.01; 290C.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9; 290C.04; 290C.05; 290C.06; 290C.08; 290C.09; 290C.10; 290C.11; 290C.12; 290C.13; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 290C.02, subdivision 6; 290C.03; 290C.055; 290C.07.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2735: A bill for an act relating to transportation; motor vehicles; providing for registration of towed recreational vehicles on a three-year cycle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 168.013, subdivision 1g.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Kent, Pappas, Hawj, Dziedzic and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 2736: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing judicial districts to establish standards for using GPS to monitor domestic violence offenders; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 609.135, subdivision 5a; 629.72, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 629.72, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 2737: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the commissioner of education to consult with experts to determine the content and status of Minnesota's career and technical education programs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2738: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; establishing requirements governing marked Interstate Highway 494 rehabilitation work; allocating rental motor vehicle tax revenue; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.94.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 2739: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing Ramsey County Housing and Redevelopment Authority to exercise certain housing powers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 383A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 2740: A bill for an act relating to building codes; requiring safety protection notice regarding residential fire sprinklers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Johnson and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2741: A bill for an act relating to retirement; authorizing volunteer firefighter relief associations to pay Minnesota State Fire Chiefs Association dues from their special funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 424A.05, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2742: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; establishing a Legislative Salary Council to set salaries for legislators; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 2743: A bill for an act relating to the city of Baxter; tax increment financing; adding parcels to district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2744: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing a vacant lot sanitary sewer connection program in the city of St. Paul.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2745: A bill for an act relating to state government operation; state debt collection; removing obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws administered by the Department of Revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 16D.02, subdivisions 3, 6; 16D.04, subdivisions 3, 4; 16D.07; 16D.11, subdivisions 1, 3; 270A.03, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2746: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; requiring a simple majority vote within a municipality seeking to construct and operate a new telephone exchange; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 237.19.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 2747: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the location equity revenue formula; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 2e.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 2748: A bill for an act relating to public safety; State Fire Code; prohibiting sprinkler requirements in single-family dwellings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 299F.011, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2749: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Teachers Retirement Association and the individual retirement account plan; correcting a plan election provision; authorizing eligible Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system employees to elect Teachers Retirement Association coverage and to receive retroactive coverage.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2750: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain surplus state land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 2751: A bill for an act relating to parks and trails; appropriating money for The Commons in the city of Excelsior.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2752: A bill for an act relating to energy; utilities; modifying residential customer protections pertaining to medically necessary equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 216B.098, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.