State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, January 8, 2015
11:00 A.M.
EIGHTH ORDER OF BUSINESS
Introduction and First Reading of Senate Bills
The bills listed on today's introduction calendar are given their first reading and referred as indicated.
Senators Jensen and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1: A bill for an act relating to financing and operation of state government; providing deficiency funding for disaster assistance; providing local match funds to repair local roads; providing funding to protect water and soil resources in a disaster area; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 2: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing tuition assistance for state high school graduates to attend MnSCU colleges; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136F.19, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136A.1201.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Jensen, Eken and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 3: A bill for an act relating to health; adding rural mental health professionals, public health nurses, dental therapists, and advanced dental therapists to the health professional education loan forgiveness program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.1501, subdivisions 1, 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sheran, Rosen, Eken and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 4: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying screening of child maltreatment reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.556, subdivisions 7, 10e, 11c, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Bonoff, Senjem, Hawj, Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 5: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; requiring the commissioner of labor and industry to identify competency standards for dual training; creating a dual training competency grant program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116L; 175.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Hoffman, Sieben, Johnson, Franzen and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 6: A bill for an act relating to education; providing funding for universal all-day preschool for four-year-old students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.05, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 7: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a new veterans nursing home in Bemidji; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Skoe and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 8: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; removing and repealing accelerated remittance requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.60, subdivision 15; 297F.09, subdivision 10; 297G.09, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 9: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; making changes to agricultural homestead determinations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.124, subdivisions 14, 21.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 10: A bill for an act relating to state government; reducing the number of members of the legislature; preventing the division of a senate district in the formation of a congressional district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 2.021; 2.031, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Scalze, Metzen, Housley, Kent and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 11: A bill for an act relating to transportation; sales and use tax; amending allocation requirements for the metropolitan area transportation sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.992, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 12: 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 Capital Investment.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 13: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for wastewater treatment facility necessary improvements for the Clear Lake/Clearwater Sewer Authority; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 14: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating 50 percent of bond proceeds for repair of public roads and bridges; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.641, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 15: A resolution expressing concern for the worldwide growth in the persecution of Christians.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 16: A bill for an act relating to estate taxation; establishing a single exclusion amount for the Minnesota taxable estate; establishing a single rate; eliminating the recapture tax; making clarifying changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 291.016, subdivision 1; 291.03, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1a; 289A.12, subdivision 18; 289A.18, subdivision 3a; 289A.20, subdivision 3a; 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, 11.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 17: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for equity in telecommunications access.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 18: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing special technology revenue; providing revenue authority to school districts, charter schools, intermediate districts, and other cooperative units; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125B.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 19: A bill for an act relating to education; increasing the compulsory attendance age; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120A.22, subdivisions 5, 8, 11; 120A.24, subdivision 1; 124D.03, subdivision 12; 260C.007, subdivision 19.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 20: A bill for an act relating to education finance; reserving future increases in school endowment fund apportionments for school technology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 127A.33.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 21: A bill for an act relating to education finance; reserving future increases in school endowment fund apportionments for early learning programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 127A.33.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 22: A bill for an act relating to tourism; appropriating money for Explore Minnesota Tourism.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 23: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for Minnesota forests for the future program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 24: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for upper Mississippi River comprehensive plan grants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 25: A bill for an act relating to environment; creating loan program to renovate rural municipal water treatment facilities; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 446A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Jensen, Metzen and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 26: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating self-service storage insurance agents; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60K.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 27: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting persons from assisting the federal government to indefinitely detain certain persons; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 28: A bill for an act relating to public safety; preventing infringement on the right to keep and bear arms; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 29: A resolution memorializing Lac qui Parle county attorney to drop the charges against Angela Brown.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 30: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying unrequested leave of absence provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.245, subdivision 1; 122A.40, subdivisions 5, 10, 11; 122A.41, subdivisions 2, 14; 123A.75, subdivision 1; 179A.20, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.40, subdivision 11.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 31: A bill for an act relating to data practices; classifying data related to automated license plate readers; requiring a log of use; requiring data to be destroyed in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.82, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 32: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article I, section 10; providing that the right of citizens to be secure from unreasonable searches and seizures includes protection against unreasonable searches and seizures of electronic communications and data.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 33: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring government entities to obtain search warrants before obtaining certain types of personal identifying information on an individual; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626A.28, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 626A.28, subdivision 2; 626A.42.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dahms, Koenen and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 34: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Lac qui Parle Yellow Bank Watershed District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dahms, Weber and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 35: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation in Area II of the Minnesota River Basin; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hoffman, Clausen, Miller and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 36: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to implement Olmstead Plan training.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiklund and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 37: 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.
Senators Rest, Bonoff, Thompson, Franzen and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 38: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; requiring certification for claiming the research credit; extending the credit to sole proprietors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.068, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hoffman, Rest, Brown, Eken and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 39: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing accounts for certain persons with disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.461, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256Q.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Gazelka, Rest, Ruud, Ortman and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 40: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a subtraction for military retirement pay; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Clausen, Tomassoni, Metzen, Saxhaug and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 41: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; making a sales tax exemption on school tickets and admissions permanent; amending Laws 2006, chapter 257, section 2, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 42: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; clarifying one-time funding mechanism for Minnesota Working Family Credit; removing TANF block grants as a funding source for the Minnesota Working Family Credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.0671, subdivisions 6, 6a; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.0671, subdivision 6a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 43: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; establishing a registration system for speech-language pathology assistants; setting registration fees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 148.512, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions; 148.513, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 148.519; 148.5191; 148.5194, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision; 148.5195, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 148.5196, subdivisions 1, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hoffman; Petersen, B. ; Johnson and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 44: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for additional lanes on a segment of U.S. Highway 10; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 45: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing school district operating capital revenue; reserving revenue for technology; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 46: A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying mail balloting authorization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 204B.45, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 47: A bill for an act relating to elections; enacting the Uniform Faithful Presidential Electors Act; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204B.07, subdivision 2; 208.02; 208.03; 208.06; 209.01, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 208; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 208.07; 208.08.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 48: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of Proctor to impose an additional one-half percent sales and use tax; providing for local approval of certain laws and validating certain actions of the city; amending Laws 1999, chapter 243, article 4, section 18, subdivision 1, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Bakk and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 49: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; directing deposit of federal reimbursement for state expenditures at McQuade Harbor to the general fund; appropriating money to develop a harbor and marina at Two Harbors.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skoe, Rest and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 50: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; conforming to federal changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.02, subdivision 7; 290.01, subdivisions 19, 31; 290A.03, subdivision 15; 291.005, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Skoe, Rest, Dziedzic, Koenen and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 51: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; clarifying funding mechanism for the Minnesota Working Family Credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.0671, subdivision 6a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Skoe, Rest, Senjem, Dziedzic and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 52: A bill for an act relating to economic development; destination medical center; clarifying the computation of state aid payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 469.40, subdivision 11; 469.44, subdivision 5; 469.47, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dahms, Tomassoni, Sparks, Ingebrigtsen and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 53: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for floodplain management.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 54: A bill for an act relating to retirement; making administrative changes to the Teachers Retirement Association; changing maximum excluded earnings limits from calendar year to fiscal year; extending the interest-free period for leave of absence service credit purchases; making federal conformity changes affecting all state pension plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 354.445; 354.72, subdivision 2; 356.635, subdivision 9, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 55: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Public Employees Retirement Association; making administrative and technical modifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 353.01, subdivisions 6, 10, 11a, 16, 28, 36; 353.0161, by adding a subdivision; 353.0162; 353.03, subdivision 3; 353.031, subdivisions 5, 10; 353.27, subdivision 10, by adding a subdivision; 353.29, subdivision 7; 353.33, subdivisions 6, 13; 353.37, subdivision 1; 353.656, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 2, 4, 5a; 353D.03, subdivision 3; 353E.06, subdivisions 5, 6; 353F.01; 353F.02, subdivisions 3, 5a; 353F.04, subdivision 2; 353F.051, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 353G.08, subdivision 1; 355.07; 356.32, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 353.025; 353.83; 353.84; 353.85; 353D.03, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.