State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, February 9, 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 Pappas and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 613: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Retirement System and Public Employees Retirement Association; St. Paul teachers retirement plan; modifying various economic actuarial assumptions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 356.215, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Dahle and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 614: A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing a farm winery to establish branch offices; allowing a farm winery to obtain farmers' market licenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.315, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Koenen, Dahms, Stumpf, Eken and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 615: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a regional public television station in Appleton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Fischbach, Ortman, Ruud, Stumpf and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 616: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring licensure of certain facilities that perform abortions; requiring a licensing fee; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 617: A bill for an act relating to the military; establishing Military Spouses and Families Day; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Eken; Petersen, B. ; Koenen; Weber and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 618: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing for the development and regulation of an industrial hemp industry; authorizing industrial hemp research; requiring rulemaking; providing a defense for possession of industrial hemp; modifying the definitions of marijuana and wild hemp; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 18J.01; 18J.02; 18J.03; 18J.04, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 18J.05, subdivisions 1, 2, 6; 18J.06; 18J.07, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 18J.09; 18J.11, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 152.01, subdivision 9; 375.30, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 18K.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Goodwin, Eaton, Sheran, Dziedzic and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 619: A bill for an act relating to data practices; clarifying the protection of addresses in legal proceedings for certain victims of violence; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 5B.11; 13.03, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pederson, J. ; Jensen; Sparks; Dahms and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 620: A bill for an act relating to employment; reducing the minimum wage for nonprofit organizations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 177.24, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Hawj, Hoffman, Sparks, Cohen and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 621: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota Humanities Center; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hayden, Rosen, Hoffman, Wiklund and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 622: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for federally qualified health centers.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Reinert, Miller, Dibble, Osmek and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 623: A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing small brewers to sell growlers on Sundays; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.301, subdivision 6d.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 624: A bill for an act relating to commerce; allowing an owner of a collector vehicle to exclude a member of the household from auto insurance coverage with respect to that vehicle; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Thompson, Gazelka and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 625: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; providing for limited refundability of the research credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.068, subdivisions 2, 3, 6a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiklund, Eaton, Clausen, Kent and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 626: A bill for an act relating to mental health; appropriating money for school-linked mental health grants and mental health services provided to homeless youth.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 627: A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting sale of certain personal care products containing synthetic plastic microbeads; providing civil penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Hoffman, Benson and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 628: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing an intensive pediatric care category for home care nursing services; increasing payment rate for home care nursing services; requiring additional revenue be spent on patient-specific training; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0654, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 629: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Oakport flood hazard mitigation project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Clausen, Nienow, Rosen, Wiger and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 630: A bill for an act relating to education; qualifying certain homeless children for early educational services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 125A.02, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Schmit, Saxhaug, Tomassoni, Pratt and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 631: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for trap shooting sports facility grants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eken, Wiklund, Schmit and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 632: A bill for an act relating to transportation; commerce; providing for proof of insurance in electronic format; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.791, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Franzen, Brown, Eken and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 633: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing medical assistance rates for chemical dependency providers; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Scalze, Pappas, Goodwin and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 634: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; making changes relating to games, licensing, reporting, and other regulatory provisions; making technical, clarifying, and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 349.12, subdivisions 3c, 18; 349.16, by adding a subdivision; 349.161, by adding a subdivision; 349.163, by adding a subdivision; 349.1635, by adding a subdivision; 349.1641; 349.165, subdivision 5; 349.166; 349.168, subdivision 8; 349.169; 349.17, subdivisions 3, 7, 9; 349.1721, subdivision 4; 349.173; 349.181, subdivision 3; 349.19, subdivisions 2, 5; 349.211, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 349.19, subdivision 9b.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Scalze, Ruud, Hoffman, Eken and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 635: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the conservation reserve enhancement program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hawj, Hayden, Fischbach, Clausen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 636: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a statewide initiative for early dental prevention; establishing grants for dental chair expansion; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pappas, Reinert, Jensen, Hawj and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 637: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing microdistilleries to make off-sales and self-distribute; authorizing microdistilleries to obtain temporary licenses for social events; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 340A.22, subdivision 1; 340A.404, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Rosen, Jensen, Sparks and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 638: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; clarifying exemption on nonprofit tickets or admissions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.70, subdivision 10.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rosen, Sparks and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 639: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for innovative business development public infrastructure grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 640: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution by adding a section to article IV; requiring a three-fifths vote to enact a law imposing or increasing certain taxes.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saxhaug, Ingebrigtsen, Tomassoni, Dibble and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 641: A bill for an act relating to employment; creating a pilot program to provide, repair, and maintain motor vehicles for commuting to work; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Ingebrigtsen and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 642: A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting regulation of wood-burning heaters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116.07, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Hayden, Rosen, Lourey, Hawj and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 643: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a health care program for low-income uninsured adults and children who are ineligible for medical assistance or MinnesotaCare; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256L.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 644: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article IX, section 1; requiring gubernatorial approval of a law proposing a constitutional amendment before it is submitted to the voters; providing legislative override of governor's veto of law proposing constitutional amendment.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Ingebrigtsen; Pederson, J. and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 645: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the crime of driving while impaired, implied consent, and administrative plate impoundment to include an impaired person supervising a permit holder; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169A.03, by adding a subdivision; 169A.20, subdivision 1; 169A.43, subdivision 3; 169A.51, subdivision 1; 169A.52, subdivisions 3, 4; 169A.53, subdivision 3; 169A.60, subdivision 1; 171.05, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Eken, Rosen, Hoffman, Sheran and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 646: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying reimbursement rates for intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities and home and community-based services providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dahms, Franzen, Jensen, Hayden and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 647: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying reimbursement rates for intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities and home and community-based services providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hoffman and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 648: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for highway-rail grade crossing separation in Coon Rapids; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hoffman and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 649: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for highway-rail grade crossing separation in Coon Rapids.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 650: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing the town of Tofte with certain housing authority powers.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dahms and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 651: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a sewer and water project in the city of Seaforth; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Johnson, Lourey and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 652: A bill for an act relating to education; creating a vision therapy pilot project; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Eken, Clausen, Rosen and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 653: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a veterans-to-agriculture pilot program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 654: 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 2014, section 332.37.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Hayden, Rosen, Hoffman, Wiklund and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 655: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance payments to federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 57.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 656: A bill for an act relating to local government; allowing for cancellation of tax forfeiture in certain circumstances in St. Louis County; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 383C.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 657: A bill for an act relating to state lands; modifying provisions for sale of certain tax-forfeited lakeshore lots in St. Louis County; amending Laws 2012, chapter 236, section 28, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 658: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the referendum revenue authorization for Independent School District No. 761, Owatonna public schools.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Weber, Dahms, Rosen and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 659: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying permitting efficiency requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 84.027, subdivision 14a; 116.03, subdivision 2b.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Carlson, Tomassoni and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 660: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring certain candidates to file affidavits of residency; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204B.06, subdivision 1; 204B.11, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Anderson, Newman, Kiffmeyer and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 661: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying nursing facility operating payment rates for certain facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Benson, Franzen, Rosen, Bonoff and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 662: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring commissioner of human services to implement an integrated online eligibility and application portal for food support, cash assistance, child care, and health care programs.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Scalze, Osmek, Marty, Hawj and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 663: A bill for an act relating to regional parks; modifying use of interest payments from metropolitan parks appropriations.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Torres Ray and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 664: A bill for an act relating to education; collecting and reporting data on the efficacy of teacher preparation programs approved by the state Board of Teaching; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.09, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 665: A bill for an act relating to education; reaffirming the importance of teacher mentorship programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.40, subdivision 8; 122A.41, subdivision 5; 122A.60, subdivision 1a; 122A.61, subdivision 1; 122A.70.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 666: A bill for an act relating to business organizations; modifying conversion provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 66A.02, subdivision 4; 302A.011, subdivisions 19, 22, 63, 64, 68, by adding a subdivision; 302A.471, subdivision 1; 302A.691; 302A.692; 322B.03, subdivision 37, by adding subdivisions; 322B.383, subdivision 1; 322C.0105, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 322C.0110, subdivisions 4, 7; 322C.0201, subdivision 2; 322C.0203, subdivision 1; 322C.0404, subdivision 1; 322C.0407, subdivisions 1, 4; 322C.0408, subdivision 6; 322C.0410, subdivision 2; 322C.0502, subdivision 4; 322C.0902; 322C.1001, subdivisions 11, 12; 322C.1007; 322C.1009; 322C.1101, subdivision 5; 322C.1204, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 302A; 322B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 302A.681; 302A.683; 302A.685; 302A.687; 302A.689; 322B.78; Laws 2014, chapter 157, article 2, sections 10; 11; 12; 13; 14; 15; 16; 30.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 667: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the state forecast include the rate of inflation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.103, subdivisions 1a, 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 668: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; providing use for certain workforce housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 469.174, subdivision 12; 469.175, subdivision 3; 469.176, subdivision 4c; 469.1761, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 669: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying requirements for aquatic invasives species trailer decal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 84D.13, subdivision 5; 86B.13, subdivision 4, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 670: A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; distributing the proceeds of production taxes on taconite and iron sulphides and merchantable iron ore concentrate produced therefrom; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 298.28, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 671: A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; authorizing additional school districts to receive distributions from the taconite production tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 298.28, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 672: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; providing a grant to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe ambulance service; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 673: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing early withdrawal from Sustainable Forest Incentive Act under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290C.10.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 674: A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting sale of certain personal care products containing synthetic plastic microbeads; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Pappas, Dahms, Weber, Eken and Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 675: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the appointment of specified county offices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 375.08; 375A.10, subdivision 5; 375A.12, subdivision 2; 382.01; 382.02; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 375A.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Dahle, Tomassoni and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 676: A bill for an act relating to education finance; making charter schools and the Crosswinds Integration Magnet School eligible to generate small schools revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.11, subdivision 1; 126C.10, subdivision 2c.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 677: A bill for an act relating to taxation; minerals; reinstating the tax incentive for direct reduced iron; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 298.24, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Ruud and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 678: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting purchases of certain building materials and supplies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.71, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hayden and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 679: A bill for an act relating to health; providing patients with specific notices; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Koenen, Dahle, Tomassoni, Ortman and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 680: A bill for an act relating to local government; providing for effect of orderly annexation agreement; limiting the annexation by ordinance of certain parcels; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 414.0325, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Stumpf, Ruud, Saxhaug and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 681: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying state permit requirements for certain campgrounds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 115.55, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Nelson, Torres Ray and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 682: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying foreign language proficiency levels required for proficiency certificates and gold and platinum bilingual and multilingual state seals; directing Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to award academic credit for students' demonstrated foreign language proficiency; establishing an advisory task force on assessing students' proficiency in foreign languages when ACTFL assessments are unavailable; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120B.022, subdivisions 1a, 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Koenen, Benson, Housley, Kiffmeyer and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 683: A bill for an act relating to health; limiting use of funds for state-sponsored health programs for funding abortions.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 684: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for the right to carry a firearm without a permit; providing for penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 624.714, by adding a subdivision; 624.7142, subdivisions 5, 6; 624.7143, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 624; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 624.714, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 9, 11a, 13.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 685: A bill for an act relating to public safety; regulating the use of unmanned aerial vehicles by law enforcement; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 686: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the government to secure a search warrant for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles except in specific circumstances; requiring law enforcement to secure a search warrant in order to receive electronic device location information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626A.28, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 626; 626A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 687: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for a trunk highway interchange and frontage roads in Watab; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 688: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; allowing a person age 90 or older to take deer without a license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.451, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Eken, Koenen, Rosen and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 689: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring legislative approval of certain water quality standards and rules; requiring cost benefit analysis of certain water quality standards; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 115.03, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Eken, Koenen, Rosen and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 690: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring independent peer review of certain water quality work; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Carlson, Dibble and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 691: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating grant funds for an emergency shelter facility for East African women and child victims of domestic abuse and trafficking.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Miller, Senjem, Nelson and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 692: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Winona State University's education village phase 2; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 693: A bill for an act relating to health; adding a disorder to the lists of disorders to be tested for in the newborn screening program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.125, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hawj, Pappas and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 694: A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying provisions governing the Saint Paul Port Authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 469.049; 469.050, subdivision 4; 469.084, subdivisions 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 14; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 469.084, subdivisions 11, 12.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 695: A bill for an act relating to human services; forecasting the basic sliding fee child care assistance program; modifying child care assistance provider reimbursement rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 119B.011, subdivision 19b; 119B.02, subdivisions 1, 2; 119B.03, subdivision 9; 119B.035, subdivisions 1, 4; 119B.05, subdivisions 1, 5; 119B.08, subdivision 3; 119B.09, subdivision 4a; 119B.13, subdivision 1; 256.017, subdivision 9; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 119B.011, subdivision 20a; 119B.03, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 6a, 6b, 8; 119B.09, subdivision 3; Minnesota Rules, parts 3400.0020, subpart 8; 3400.0030; 3400.0060, subparts 2, 4, 6, 6a, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Bonoff and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 696: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing certain duties for private for-profit postsecondary schools; requiring certain disclosures; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 141A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Bonoff and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 697: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing certain requirements related to private education loans; requiring certain disclosures; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 141B.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Dziedzic, Tomassoni, Hoffman and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 698: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money from environment and natural resources trust fund; modifying provisions for Legislative-Citizen Commission on Minnesota Resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 116P.05, subdivision 2; 116P.08, subdivisions 5, 6, 7; 116P.09, subdivisions 6, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 699: A bill for an act relating to disaster assistance; authorizing spending to acquire and better public land and buildings and other improvements of a capital nature with certain conditions; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.