State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
10:30 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The following bills were read the first time.
Senators Sheran and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 2477: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the medical assistance employed persons with disabilities program; changing asset limitation provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.056, subdivision 3; 256B.057, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Lourey, Chaudhary, Higgins, Tomassoni and Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2478: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring state and local jail and prison inmates to be housed in publicly owned and operated jails and prisons; prohibiting the state and counties from contracting with private prisons; prohibiting renewal of the Prairie Correctional Facility contract; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 241.01, subdivision 3a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 243; 641.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Limmer, Scheid, Murphy, Jungbauer and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 2479: A bill for an act relating to highways; appropriating money to construct marked Trunk Highway 610, or elements thereof, in the city of Maple Grove; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2480: A bill for an act relating to tax increment financing; expanding the area of the state in which tourism facilities may be financed; authorizing certain expenditures by the city of East Grand Forks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 469.174, subdivision 22.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Saltzman introduced--
S.F. No. 2481: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for HEAPR and capital improvements at Century College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 2482: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying rulemaking authority of the Board of Teaching; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2483: A bill for an act relating to child protection; modifying provisions governing detention and release of runaway children; amending Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 260C.175, subdivision 1; 260C.176, subdivision 1; 260C.178, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2484: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring rulemaking to allow spearing on Cass Lake.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Koering introduced--
S.F. No. 2485: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; establishing new programs and terminating existing programs; authorizing the sale of state bonds; canceling and modifying previous appropriations; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 16A.105; 16A.66, subdivision 2; 403.275, subdivision 2; 462A.36, by adding subdivisions; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 16A.647, subdivisions 1, 5; Laws 2005, chapter 20, article 1, section 23, subdivision 12, as amended; Laws 2008, chapter 152, article 2, section 3, subdivision 2; Laws 2008, chapter 179, section 5, subdivision 4; Laws 2008, chapter 365, section 5, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 116J.431, subdivisions 3, 7, 8; 116J.435, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6, 7; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 116J.431, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 4, 6; 116J.435, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson, Rummel, Prettner Solon, Dibble and Doll introduced--
S.F. No. 2486: A resolution memorializing the United States Congress to adopt clean energy legislation that strengthens the nation’s energy and economic security, advances clean energy development, creates jobs, addresses climate change, and preserves the authority of states to reduce emissions and promote renewable energy.
Referred to the Committee on Energy, Utilities, Technology and Communications.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2487: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the acquisition of conservation easements on private forest lands under 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. 2488: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of tax-forfeited lands bordering public waters.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Skoe, Skogen and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2489: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Itasca Biological Station; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Tomassoni, Metzen, Rosen and Scheid introduced--
S.F. No. 2490: A bill for an act relating to economic development; amending the definition of "green economy" to include the concept of "green chemistry"; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 116J.437, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Business, Industry and Jobs.
Senator Kubly introduced--
S.F. No. 2491: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a solar power installation grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Moua, Betzold, Higgins, Dille and Foley introduced--
S.F. No. 2492: A bill for an act relating to dispute resolution; enacting the Uniform Collaborative Law Act proposed for adoption by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 572A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Moua, Limmer, Olseen, Scheid and Murphy introduced--
S.F. No. 2493: A bill for an act relating to crime; including use of scanning device and reencoder to acquire information from payment cards as identity theft; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 609.527, subdivisions 1, 6, by adding a subdivision; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 388.23, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Saxhaug, Anderson, Stumpf and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 2494: A resolution memorializing Congress and the Secretary of Agriculture to appropriate money and negotiate with the State of Minnesota on the sale and exchange of school trust lands.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senators Bonoff, Rest, Sieben, Stumpf and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2495: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a public schools fiber optic infrastructure grant program; establishing the grant program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rummel, Moua, Pogemiller and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2496: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the Legislative Commission for Policy Innovation and Research; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2497: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 2498: A bill for an act relating to adoption; providing for adoption of an adult by a guardian; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 259.241.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Betzold introduced--
S.F. No. 2499: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Teachers Retirement Association; increasing member and employer contribution rates; temporarily suspending and temporarily reducing postretirement adjustment amounts; reducing interest on refunds; eliminating interest on reemployed annuitant earnings limitation account deferral amount payments; reducing deferred annuities augmentation rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 354.42, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 356.47, subdivision 3; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, sections 354.42, subdivision 2; 354.47, subdivision 1; 354.49, subdivision 2; 354.55, subdivision 11; 356.415, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government Operations and Oversight.
Senator Jungbauer introduced--
S.F. No. 2500: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a water recycling treatment plant in the city of Ramsey; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Scheid, Moua, Higgins, Anderson and Olson, M. introduced--
S.F. No. 2501: A bill for an act relating to real estate; streamlining the process of connecting an owner facing a residential mortgage foreclosure with an authorized foreclosure prevention agency and with a person authorized to negotiate on behalf of the foreclosing lender; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 580.021, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 580.021, subdivision 4; 580.022, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection.
Senators Rest, Latz, Moua, Ingebrigtsen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 2502: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money for public safety-related purposes.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Murphy, Jungbauer, Lynch, Ingebrigtsen and Erickson Ropes introduced--
S.F. No. 2503: A bill for an act relating to crimes; providing penalty for careless driving resulting in death; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 169.13, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rosen and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 2504: A bill for an act relating to human services; implementing governor’s health care reform; creating interstate health insurance choice; creating a flexible benefit plan and repealing the small employer flexible benefits plan; creating primary provider care tiering for Minnesota health care programs; creating a MinnesotaCare modern benefit plan; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 256B.0754, by adding subdivisions; 256L.12, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62L; 256L; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 62L.056; Minnesota Statutes 2009 Supplement, section 256B.032.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Bonoff, Clark, Rummel, Robling and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 2505: A bill for an act relating to child care; appropriating money to provide statewide child care provider training, coaching, consultation, and supports to prepare for the voluntary Minnesota quality rating system.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Housing and Family Security.
Senators Bonoff, Rest, Clark, Gerlach and Robling introduced--
S.F. No. 2506: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; requiring state agencies to track and report on the number of jobs created or retained as a result of capital project funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 16A.633, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Vickerman, Clark, Senjem, Erickson Ropes and Fobbe introduced--
S.F. No. 2507: A resolution relating to payment of the Federal Respite Leave Benefit for members of the 1st of the 34th Brigade of the Minnesota National Guard who served in Iraq during the Troop Surge of 2007.
Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Veterans.