State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, January 22, 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 Sparks, Gazelka, Senjem, Stumpf and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 243: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for equipment grants to public television.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen, Nelson, Kent, Pratt and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 244: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; establishing a tax credit for certain qualified child care expenses; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiklund and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 245: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mall of America light rail transit station improvements; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 246: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making the office of county auditor-treasurer appointive in Mille Lacs County.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Nelson, Pappas, Sheran, Cohen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 247: A bill for an act relating to health; creating a grant program for research on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias; creating a grant program for a public awareness campaign concerning Alzheimer's disease and other dementias; establishing the Alzheimer's Research Advisory Council; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Benson and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 248: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for marked I-35W and Lake Drive interchange improvements and realignment of West Freeway Drive; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eken and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 249: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the medical assistance reimbursement rate for critical access mental health services provided by certain providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.763.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Eken, Weber and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 250: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing payment rate increases for certain nursing facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 251: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Centennial Volunteer Firefighters Relief Association and the cities of Lino Lakes, Circle Pines, and Centerville; providing for continued retirement coverage by the current relief association upon the withdrawal of one city from the Centennial Fire Department joint powers agreement.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Anderson and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 252: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying eligibility to fish without a license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.451, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Sheran, Nelson, Hayden, Lourey and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 253: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; providing for an interstate medical licensure compact project; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Ruud, Gazelka and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 254: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for Social Security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Pappas, Stumpf, Rosen, Cohen and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 255: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for a connection center facility.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Limmer, Brown, Newman, Nienow and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 256: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; allowing a subtraction for social security benefits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 257: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; repealing exemption for agricultural containment facilities; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 272.02, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 258: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for Minnesota Military Museum.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug, Skoe, Gazelka, Stumpf and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 259: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional dental facility in Bemidji; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 260: A bill for an act relating to insurance; no-fault auto; adjusting certain dollar amounts to reflect inflation; modifying the limitation on damages for noneconomic detriment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 65B.44, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6, 7; 65B.45, subdivision 2; 65B.49, subdivisions 3, 3a; 65B.51, subdivision 3; 65B.525, subdivision 1; 65B.54, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 261: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for right-of-way acquisition and construction of marked Trunk Highway 212.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hawj, Sieben and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 262: A bill for an act relating to elections; increasing the number of voters an individual may assist in marking a ballot; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 204C.15, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Hawj, Stumpf, Sieben and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 263: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Pig's Eye Regional Park in St. Paul; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hawj, Sieben, Scalze and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 264: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Battle Creek winter recreation area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Reinert, Miller, Dibble, Osmek and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 265: A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying off-sale intoxicating liquor sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Sparks, Saxhaug and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 266: A bill for an act relating to waters; designating Shell Rock River for state water trail; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 85.32, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Koenen and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 267: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 129, Montevideo, to start the school year before Labor Day.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen, Bonoff, Wiklund, Dibble and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 268: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for marked Trunk Highway 62; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Rest, Metzen, Newman, Jensen and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 269: A bill for an act relating to taxation; petroleum; codifying current agency practice; dedicating revenues from the excise taxes on gasoline used as substitute for aviation gasoline to the state airports fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 296A.01, by adding a subdivision; 296A.16, by adding a subdivision; 296A.18, subdivision 8; 296A.19, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Rules, part 8125.1300, subpart 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Schmit; Pederson, J. and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 270: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a business relocation revolving loan fund for businesses displaced due to a trunk highway or rail project; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 161.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Chamberlain, Clausen, Anderson, Kent and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 271: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying the reading tax credit; amending Laws 2014, chapter 308, article 4, section 22, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Rest, Dziedzic and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 272: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the commissioner of administration to provide rehearsal and storage space for the state band; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16B.24, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Lourey, Rosen, Eken, Koenen and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 273: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the nursing facility reimbursement system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.0915, subdivision 3a; 256B.441, subdivisions 1, 5, 13, 14, 17, 30, 31, 35, 48, 50, 51, 51a, 53, 54, 56, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.441, subdivisions 14a, 19, 50a, 52, 55, 58, 62.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Dziedzic, Cohen, Latz and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 274: A bill for an act relating to corrections; establishing a parole board; prescribing its membership, duties, and powers; prescribing when an individual is eligible to be considered for parole; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hayden and Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 275: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding the integrated health care delivery network pilot program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0756.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Scalze, Johnson, Goodwin and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 276: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; requiring a noise barrier on a segment of marked U.S. Highway 10 and marked Interstate Highway 35W in Mounds View.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Chamberlain, Hann, Osmek and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 277: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; requiring city, county, and town approval prior to constructing light rail transit facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.3994, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 7.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Chamberlain, Clausen, Anderson, Kent and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 278: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying childhood literacy provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.12, subdivision 4a; 124D.98; 125A.01; 126C.15, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Schmit; Pederson, J. ; Dibble and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 279: A bill for an act relating to public safety; traffic regulations; authorizing local units of government to establish educational diversion programs for certain traffic offenses; requiring the development of uniform best practices for the programs; classifying data; establishing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 6.74; 13.6905, by adding a subdivision; 169.022; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 169.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Metzen, Saxhaug, Miller, Bonoff and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 280: A bill for an act relating to state government; ratifying labor agreements and compensation plans.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.