State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, January 21, 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 Koenen, Torres Ray, Skoe and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 229: A bill for an act relating to gambling; making clarifying, conforming, and technical changes relating to lawful gambling; modifying games, prizes, and other provisions regulating the conduct of lawful gambling; prohibiting director of State Lottery from offering casino-style games; suspending the sale of certain tickets of the State Lottery through a Web site or self-service devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 349.12, subdivision 18, by adding subdivisions; 349.16, by adding a subdivision; 349.163, by adding subdivisions; 349.1635, subdivision 4; 349.17, subdivisions 5, 6, 9; 349.1711, subdivisions 1, 2; 349.1721, subdivision 4; 349.173; 349.181, subdivision 3; 349.19, subdivisions 2, 10, 11; 349.211, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, by adding a subdivision; 349A.13; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 349.169; 349.19, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Chamberlain; Petersen, B. ; Kiffmeyer; Benson and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 230: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; repealing aquatic invasive species prevention program requirements; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 84D.13, subdivision 9; 86B.13.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Brown, Osmek, Rosen, Benson and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 231: A bill for an act relating to air pollution; requiring legislative approval of a state plan to comply with federal regulations regarding emissions from existing power plants; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216H.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Dibble, Tomassoni, Champion, Carlson and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 232: A bill for an act relating to employment; prohibiting discrimination against unemployed individuals; providing for civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 233: A bill for an act relating to health; providing additional accrediting organization for ambulatory health care; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62Q.37, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Weber, Rosen and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 234: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Red Rock Rural Water System; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 235: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; repealing aquatic invasive species prevention program requirements; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 84D.13, subdivision 9; 86B.13.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Senjem; Limmer; Housley; Pederson, J. and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 236: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing a credit for certain medical device payments; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rosen, Saxhaug, Tomassoni, Brown and Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 237: A bill for an act relating to energy; eliminating the requirement to obtain a certificate of need prior to constructing a natural gas plant generating electricity that is exported from the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.243, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Eaton and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 238: A bill for an act relating to human services; reducing premium payments for the medical assistance employed persons with disabilities program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.057, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eaton, Goodwin and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 239: A bill for an act relating to public safety; adding the crime of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult to definition of designated offense in forfeiture laws; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.531, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Eaton and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 240: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending first-degree burglary to include a violation of an order for protection as an underlying offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.582, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Jensen, Rosen, Eken, Sheran and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 241: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for the corridors of commerce program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug, Ingebrigtsen, Tomassoni and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 242: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from outdoor heritage fund; modifying requirements for use of outdoor heritage fund money; modifying previous appropriation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.056, subdivision 8, by adding subdivisions; Laws 2014, chapter 256, article 1, section 2, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.