State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 20, 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 Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 2820: A bill for an act relating to debt collection; requiring that a debt collection agency or an individual debt collector create and maintain certain records of its contacts with alleged debtors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 332.37.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 2821: A bill for an act relating to labor; modifying a public meeting provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 179A.14, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 2822: A bill for an act relating to education finance; expanding school district eligibility for location equity revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 2e.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Housley and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 2823: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; designating "Trooper Glen Skalman Memorial Highway"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 161.14, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2824: A bill for an act relating to finance; prohibiting the use of certain constitutionally dedicated funds to acquire property by eminent domain; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 85.53, subdivision 2; 97A.056, subdivision 1; 129D.17, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2825: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater services treatment in Dodge County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2826: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for Floodwood rest area maintenance.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2827: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for marked Trunk Highway 53 relocation project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 2828: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for certain trunk highway projects of regional significance; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scalze, Wiger, Chamberlain and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 2829: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for study of the water level of Turtle Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eken, Sheran and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2830: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying nursing facility peer groups; providing an operating payment rate increase for certain nursing facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 256B.441, subdivision 30, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 2831: A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting local governments to donate certain surplus equipment to nonprofit organizations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Kent, Carlson and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2832: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing the general education basic formula; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 126C.10, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2833: A bill for an act relating to health; creating the Legislative Health Care Workforce Commission; requiring report.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 2834: A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing an exemption from bullion coin dealer regulation for dealers in certain coins; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 80G.01, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2835: 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.
Senators Wiklund and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 2836: A bill for an act relating to the city of Bloomington; authorizing the use of certain tax increment funds; amending Laws 2013, chapter 143, article 9, section 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Clausen, Eaton, Senjem and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 2837: A bill for an act relating to human services; insurance; modifying autism early intensive intervention benefit under medical assistance; modifying insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorder; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 252.27, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, sections 62A.3094, subdivisions 1, 2; 252.27, subdivision 2a; 256B.0949, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 7, 9; Laws 2013, chapter 9, section 15; Laws 2013, chapter 108, article 12, section 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Westrom, Koenen, Weber and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 2838: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting agricultural drain tiles from sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 297A.69, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 2839: A bill for an act relating to education; repealing a prohibition against employing bilingual and ESL teachers to replace a presently employed teacher who otherwise would not be replaced; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 122A.19, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2840: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing the voluntary realignment of the school district boundaries for Independent School District Nos. 152, Moorhead, and 2164, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Ruud, Kiffmeyer, Fischbach, Koenen and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2841: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting abortions at or after 20 weeks postfertilization age unless certain exceptions apply; providing civil and criminal penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 145.4131, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 8; 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Johnson, Torres Ray, Wiger, Kent and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 2842: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying definition of continuing employment for probationary teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, sections 122A.40, subdivision 5; 122A.41, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 2843: A bill for an act relating to employees; adding in-laws to the list of relatives allowed to use sick leave benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 181.9413.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Housley and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 2844: A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting discrimination against a public employee for reporting certain information or refusing to perform certain actions; imposing civil penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 181.935; Minnesota Statutes 2013 Supplement, section 181.932, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2845: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a grant program to fund emergency radio console upgrades for emergency responders; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 2846: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying a public meeting provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 179A.14, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pratt, Nienow, Nelson, Housley and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 2847: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; repealing authority to build a new legislative office building; appropriating money remaining from the project to the capitol renovation project; amending Laws 2013, chapter 143, article 12, section 21.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.