State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 12, 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 Ruud, Saxhaug and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 700: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Cuyuna Country State Recreation Area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ruud and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 701: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for Cuyuna Mountain bike system.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Ortman, Rosen, Goodwin and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 702: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions related to individuals who are committed as mentally ill and dangerous to the public; imposing duties on special review board and the head of the treatment facility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 253B.18, subdivisions 4c, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sheran, Eaton, Marty, Goodwin and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 703: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring suicide prevention training; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 145.56, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Rosen, Nelson and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 704: A bill for an act relating to health; adding mental health professionals and independent clinical social workers 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 Rosen, Sheran, Hayden, Eken and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 705: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing medical assistance reimbursement rate for critical access mental health services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.763.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Sheran, Nelson, Eken and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 706: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying licensing requirements for foster care providers; modifying home and community-based services standards; modifying the disability waiver rate system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 245A.155, subdivisions 1, 2; 245A.65, subdivision 2; 245D.02, by adding a subdivision; 245D.04, subdivision 3; 245D.05, subdivisions 1, 2; 245D.06, subdivisions 1, 2, 7; 245D.07, subdivision 2; 245D.071, subdivision 5; 245D.09, subdivisions 3, 5; 245D.22, subdivision 4; 245D.31, subdivisions 3, 4, 5; 256B.4914, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dahms, Eken, Dahle and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 707: A bill for an act relating to rural workforce development; providing for rural workforce system coordinators; requiring reports; appropriating money for rural workforce system coordinators; appropriating money for the Minnesota youth program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116L.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 708: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for audits and reviews of soil and water conservation districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 103C.331, subdivision 16; 103C.401, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 709: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for a grant to Stearns County for administrative funding to support a group residential housing services provider serving veterans.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 710: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a bridge in Melrose; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 711: A bill for an act relating to veterans; providing a grant from the Support Our Troops account to Eagle's Healing Nest.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 712: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; providing local government aid penalty forgiveness; modifying appropriations.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Clausen, Nelson, Eken, Tomassoni and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 713: A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating a pilot grant program for student loan debt repayment counseling; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 714: A bill for an act relating to creative freedom; adopting the Creative Freedom Act; regulating employee invention agreements for veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 181.78, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 715: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mighty Ducks grants for new or renovated air handling systems of indoor ice facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eaton, Goodwin and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 716: A bill for an act relating to mental health; providing for training and outreach regarding mental health peer specialists; establishing medical assistance coverage for clubhouse program services; appropriating money for intensive community rehabilitation services, suicide prevention, intensive treatment for adolescents and young adults, and housing for individuals with mental illness; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.0615, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eaton, Wiklund, Goodwin, Rosen and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 717: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying health plan requirements to add mental health crisis services to emergency services; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62Q.55, subdivision 3; 62Q.81, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eaton, Wiklund and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 718: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the community first services and supports program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.85, subdivisions 1, 2, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 719: A bill for an act relating to prisoners with mental illness; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 641.15, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dahms and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 720: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 2853, Lac Qui Parle Valley, to start the school year before Labor Day.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Weber, Koenen, Dahms, Sparks and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 721: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; authorizing temporary reductions in groundwater resources for calcareous fen management plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 103G.223.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Bakk and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 722: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing persons age 60 or over to use muzzleloader with scope during muzzleloader season; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.031, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 723: A bill for an act relating to public safety; modifying authority for the State Fire Code; modifying fire protection features; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 299F.011, by adding a subdivision; 326B.103, by adding a subdivision; 326B.106, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326B.02, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Clausen, Bonoff, Wiklund and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 724: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing local optional revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.10, subdivision 2e; 126C.17, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Brown, Osmek, Rosen, Benson and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 725: A bill for an act relating to energy; amending the prohibition on new sources of fossil-fuel generated electricity to include only those sources constructed in Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216H.03, subdivisions 3, 4, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Brown, Osmek, Rosen, Benson and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 726: A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying the assessment mechanism used by the Legislative Energy Commission; requiring a yearly expense report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 3.8851, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Brown; Pederson, J. and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 727: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring a prescribing physician to be physically present when certain abortion-inducing drugs are administered; providing for criminal penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 728: A bill for an act relating to judiciary finance; appropriating money to the Guardian Ad Litem Board.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Eken and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 729: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Riverland Community College; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Sparks, Rosen and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 730: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Sparks, Rosen and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 731: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a southern and southwestern Minnesota initiative foundation collaborative project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 732: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a phase in for 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 Sparks, Rosen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 733: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for additional Cuba agricultural marketing efforts and outreach.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 734: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the MFIP cash assistance payment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256J.35.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 735: A bill for an act relating to transportation finance; providing for implementation planning related to mileage-based user fee; requiring a legislative report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Sparks, Dahms, Koenen and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 736: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; providing for competitive market regulation for certain local exchange carriers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Johnson, Hoffman, Housley, Saxhaug and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 737: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying provisions of the Cosmetology Examiners Board; making changes to licensing provisions; increasing license fees; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 155A.21; 155A.23, subdivision 8, by adding subdivisions; 155A.24, subdivision 2; 155A.25, subdivisions 1a, 5, by adding subdivisions; 155A.27, subdivisions 1, 2, 5a; 155A.29, subdivisions 1, 2; 155A.30, subdivisions 5, 10.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 738: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Clay and Chisago Counties for jail facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 739: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Minnesota border counties of Clay and Chisago for jail facilities.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pratt and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 740: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to contract with student information system vendors able to seamlessly transfer the records of students with disabilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 125A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 125A.085.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Saxhaug, Skoe, Bakk and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 741: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the transportation sparsity formula; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 18.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 742: A bill for an act relating to state finances; adjusting the date of the February forecast; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.103, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Nelson, Brown, Koenen, Anderson and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 743: A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate tax; conforming to the federal exclusion amount; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.10, subdivision 1; 291.016, subdivision 3; 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; 291.03, subdivisions 8, 9, 10, 11.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 744: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for appointment of Metropolitan Council members by cities and towns; eliminating the Transportation Advisory Board; repealing the Grant Evaluation and Ranking System (GEARS); amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297A.992, subdivisions 1, 4, 5; 473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3a, 4, by adding subdivisions; 473.146, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.123, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Rest, Gazelka, Senjem, Koenen and Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 745: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; estates; modifying the definition of domicile; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.01, subdivision 7; 291.005, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Carlson and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 746: A bill for an act relating to health records; adding adult children of a deceased patient to the definition of patient; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.291, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Rosen; Pederson, J. ; Jensen; Dibble and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 747: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for transportation economic development grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Rosen, Lourey, Wiklund, Benson and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 748: A bill for an act relating to human services; allowing licensed psychologists to serve as lead health care providers in behavioral health homes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0757, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Stumpf and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 749: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Stumpf and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 750: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eken and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 751: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood hazard mitigation grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Stumpf, Eken, Westrom and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 752: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for grants to Red River Watershed Management Board.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Ruud, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 753: A bill for an act relating to counties; providing a process for making certain county offices appointive in Crow Wing County.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 754: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; imposing a one-year moratorium on the use of body cameras by law enforcement.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 755: A bill for an act relating to corrections; prohibiting the licensure of private prisons in Minnesota while providing an exception; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 241.021, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 756: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money to design and construct a memorial honoring South Vietnamese veterans.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ortman; Pederson, J. ; Hall and Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 757: A bill for an act relating to local government; prohibiting the imposition of jail time for violation of noncriminal ordinances and charter provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 365.125, by adding a subdivision; 375.53; 394.37, by adding a subdivision; 410.20; 412.231; 462.362; 609.034.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Ortman and Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 758: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing statutory cities to set candidate filing fees by ordinance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 205.13, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Jensen, Weber, Dahms, Hoffman and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 759: A bill for an act relating to education; postsecondary; providing a teacher shortage loan forgiveness program; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Clausen, Metzen and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 760: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Dakota County Technical College transportation and emerging technologies renovation project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Eaton, Clausen, Jensen and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 761: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying legislators' privilege from arrest; specifying that driving while impaired constitutes a breach of the peace for purposes of the Constitution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 3.151; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 3; 169A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 762: A bill for an act relating to economic development; destination medical center; modifying the definition of public infrastructure; clarifying the local matching contribution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 469.40, subdivision 11, as amended; 469.45, subdivisions 1, 2; 469.47, subdivision 4, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 763: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying the greater Minnesota business development public infrastructure grant program; appropriating money; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116J.431, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Sparks, Stumpf, Tomassoni, Weber and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 764: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating an Office of Workforce Housing; creating a workforce housing grant program; creating tax credits for workforce housing; appropriating money for grants for workforce housing; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 297A.71, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 765: A bill for an act relating to higher education; clarifying regulation of postsecondary study abroad programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 5.41, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Hoffman, Franzen, Osmek, Bonoff and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 766: A bill for an act relating to higher education; creating a grant program for spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury research; establishing the spinal cord and traumatic brain injury advisory council; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Jensen and Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 767: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying the requirements for issuing Minnesota teaching licenses to out-of-state applicants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.23, subdivision 1; 122A.40, subdivisions 5, 7; 122A.41, subdivisions 2, 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.23, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 768: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; property; providing tax incentives for barn preservation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 273.11, by adding a subdivision; 290.0681, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dibble, Goodwin, Hoffman and Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 769: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; requiring racial impact screening of certain legislation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hawj, Franzen, Westrom and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 770: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring Metropolitan Council to broadcast announcements in light rail transit cars and stations in several languages; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 473.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Carlson; Pederson, J. ; Schmit and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 771: A bill for an act relating to surveying; streamlining and simplifying statutory sections; making technical and conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 160.15, subdivisions 1, 3; 358.47; 381.12; 389.09, subdivision 1; 505.021, subdivisions 1, 5, 7, 9; 505.04; 505.1792, subdivision 1; 507.093; 508.47, subdivision 4; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 160.15, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; 389.09, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Bonoff, Cohen, Ruud, Tomassoni and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 772: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Minnesota Film and Television Board's Snowbate program
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hall; Champion; Petersen, B. and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 773: A bill for an act relating to public safety; addressing controlled substance crimes by lowering certain threshold amounts, eliminating minimum sentences, expanding the nonviolent controlled substance offender conditional release program, making the stay of adjudication law for low-level offenders mandatory, and directing that savings from these changes be used for treatment and educational programs; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 152.021; 152.022; 152.023; 152.024, subdivision 3; 152.025; 152.18, subdivision 1; 244.0513, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 152.026.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 774: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; limiting those allowed to kill a dog pursuing big game; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.011.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Goodwin, Eaton, Carlson and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 775: A bill for an act relating to family law; modifying provision related to the effect of a recognition of parentage; making changes to the recognition form; modifying the definition of obligor; modifying basic support under certain circumstances; modifying a method for determining potential income for purposes of child support determinations; establishing consumer reporting agency requirements for nonpayment of child support; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 257.75, subdivisions 3, 5; 518A.26, subdivision 14; 518A.32, subdivision 2; 518A.43, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 518A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Chamberlain and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 776: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money to design and construct a memorial honoring South Korean veterans.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Koenen and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 777: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tobacco; repealing the annual indexing requirement for cigarettes; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297F.05, subdivision 1a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Carlson, Hall and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 778: A bill for an act relating to local government; creating municipal street improvement districts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 435.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Sieben, Rest, Hawj, Schmit and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 779: A bill for an act relating to employment; providing for pregnancy, parenting, and caregiver insurance benefits; modifying leave; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 181.940; 181.941; 181.943; 181.9436; 290.01, subdivision 19b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 181.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 780: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; providing for the election of Metropolitan Council members; eliminating the Grant Evaluation and Ranking System; providing for redesignating the Metropolitan Council as the Metropolitan Planning Organization; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 10A.01, subdivision 10; 10A.09, subdivision 6a; 10A.25, subdivision 2; 10A.27, subdivision 1; 10A.315; 10A.323; 10A.324, subdivision 1; 15.0597, subdivision 1; 204B.06, subdivision 4a; 204B.09, subdivisions 1, 1a; 204B.11; 204B.135, subdivision 2; 204B.32, subdivision 2; 204D.02, subdivision 1; 204D.08, subdivision 6; 204D.27, by adding a subdivision; 209.02, subdivision 1; 211A.01, subdivision 3; 211B.01, subdivision 3; 290.06, subdivision 23; 297A.992, subdivisions 1, 4, 5; 353D.01, subdivision 2; 473.123, subdivisions 1, 4, by adding subdivisions; 473.146, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 10A; 204D; 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.123, subdivisions 2a, 3, 3a; Laws 1994, chapter 628, article 1, section 8.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 781: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending requirements of special agricultural products permits for motor vehicle weight limits; providing for hauling certain products for use as a biofuel; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.865, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Jensen, Metzen, Gazelka and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 782: A bill for an act relating to insurance fraud; regulating response or incident data; providing an administrative penalty for insurance fraud; creating a process for deauthorization of the right of health care providers to receive certain payments under chapter 65B; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.82, subdivision 6; 45.0135, by adding a subdivision; 169.09, subdivision 13; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 45.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 783: A bill for an act relating to local government; prohibiting searches, detentions, arrests, or the imposition of jail time for violations of noncriminal ordinances and charter provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 365.125, by adding a subdivision; 375.53; 394.37, by adding a subdivision; 410.20; 412.231; 462.362; 609.034; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 629.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 784: A bill for an act relating to occupations; ensuring an individual may pursue a lawful occupation free from unnecessary occupational regulations; stating a right to engage in an occupation to create a greater number of jobs; specifying conditions for government regulation of occupations to protect against misuse of occupational regulations to reduce competition and increase prices to consumers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 785: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; requiring government entities to obtain a search warrant before hacking into a Web site; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Johnson, Wiger, Kent and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 786: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to uphold the federal government's pledge to fund 40 percent of special education costs.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Rosen, Sheran and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 787: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for entrepreneurial development; requiring reports.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Torres Ray, Cohen, Pappas and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 788: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for general education, extended day programs, special education, English Language learner programs, and phasing in funding for universal preschool programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.59, subdivision 2; 125A.76, subdivisions 1, 2c; 125A.79, subdivision 5; 126C.05, subdivision 1; 126C.10, subdivisions 2, 2a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 789: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing for registration refunds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168.017, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen, Rosen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 790: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for the Minnesota Stroke System.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson, Newman and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 791: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money to design and construct a memorial honoring Khmer veterans of Cambodia.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Anderson, Newman and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 792: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money to design and construct a memorial honoring certain United States veterans.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 793: A bill for an act relating to education finance; allowing school boards to elect to levy debt service against an alternative tax base; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 123B.53, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; 123B.55; 123B.71, subdivision 9; 126C.01, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Benson, Rosen and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 794: 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.
Senators Marty and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 795: A bill for an act relating to civil law; authorizing marriage solemnization by atheist and humanist celebrants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 517.05; 517.18, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Eken, Rosen, Brown, Benson and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 796: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for Safe Place for Newborns law.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden, Hawj, Rosen, Eken and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 797: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for local public health grants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Newman, Chamberlain and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 798: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money to design and construct a memorial honoring veterans of New Zealand.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Carlson and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 799: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing certain cities to collect civil penalties and fees as a special assessment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 412.231; 429.101, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Gazelka and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 800: 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.
Senators Rosen, Eken, Brown, Franzen and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 801: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance coverage and reimbursement for dental services; authorizing development of a new dental reimbursement system; convening a work group on oral health system administrative simplification; covering basic dental screenings performed by dental hygienists and dental therapists; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.0625, subdivisions 9, 14; 256B.76, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 802: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying standards for accountancy examinations and peer reviews; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 326A.01, subdivisions 2, 12, 13a, 15, 16; 326A.02, subdivisions 3, 5; 326A.05, subdivisions 1, 3; 326A.08, subdivision 7; 326A.10.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 803: A bill for an act relating to elevators; providing an exemption from certain elevator code requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326B.188.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 804: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Departments of Employment and Economic Development, Labor and Industry, and Commerce; the Bureau of Mediation Services; Housing Finance Agency; Explore Minnesota Tourism; Boards of Accountancy, AELSLAGID, Cosmetologist Examiners, and Barber Examiners; Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals; and Public Utilities Commission; making policy and technical changes; modifying fees; providing penalties; requiring reports; modifying data sharing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16C.144, by adding subdivisions; 45.0135, subdivision 7; 115C.09, subdivision 1; 116J.8738, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 216B.62, subdivisions 2, 3b, by adding a subdivision; 268.035, subdivisions 6, 21b, 26, 30; 268.051, subdivision 7; 268.07, subdivisions 2, 3b; 268.085, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.095, subdivisions 1, 10; 268.105, subdivisions 3, 7; 268.136, subdivision 1; 268.194, subdivision 1; 325F.71, subdivisions 1, 2; 326B.092, subdivision 7; 326B.096; 326B.986, subdivisions 5, 8; 341.321; 609.2335, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116L; 268A; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 45A.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Saxhaug, Carlson, Gazelka and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 805: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying conditions for state park passes issued without a fee to active military personnel and disabled veterans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 85.053, subdivisions 8, 10.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Carlson, Weber, Koenen, Dahle and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 806: 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 Sheran and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 807: A bill for an act relating to human services; updating child protection provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 626.556, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 6a, 7, 10, 11c.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Koenen, Weber and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 808: A bill for an act relating to energy; amending compensation options for certain net metering facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.164, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Benson, Senjem, Newman, Chamberlain and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 809: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a deduction for the value of charity health care services; providing for informational reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.12, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivision 19b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Benson, Hann, Rosen and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 810: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing MNsure as a nonprofit corporation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62V.03; 62V.04; 62V.05; 62V.06, subdivision 1; 62V.08; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62V; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62V.07; 62V.09; 62V.11.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 811: A bill for an act relating to education; providing funding and policy for early childhood and family, prekindergarten through grade 12, and adult education, including general education, education excellence, special education, facilities, technology, nutrition, libraries, accounting, early childhood, education, self-sufficiency, lifelong learning, and state agencies; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120A.41; 122A.415, subdivision 1; 124D.1158, subdivision 3; 124D.15, subdivision 5; 124D.162; 124D.165, subdivision 2; 124D.42, subdivision 8; 124D.59, subdivision 2; 125A.79, subdivision 1; 126C.05, subdivision 1; 126C.10, subdivisions 2, 13a; 127A.41, subdivisions 8, 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.15, subdivision 3a; 124D.16, subdivisions 2, 3, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 812: A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting the use of consumer credit scores or history by insurers in underwriting automobile insurance policies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 72A.20, subdivision 36; 72A.499, subdivision 1; 72A.501, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Marty, Hoffman, Scalze and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 813: A bill for an act relating to health; preparing for a Minnesota innovation waiver under section 1332 of the Affordable Care Act; developing a health care system that best serves Minnesotans; requiring a cost analysis; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Wiklund, Nelson and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 814: A bill for an act relating to human services; excluding certain school-age child care programs from human services licensure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 245A.03, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 245A.03, subdivision 2c.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Rosen, Miller, Fischbach, Eken and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 815: A bill for an act relating to health; adding mental health professionals and county social workers specializing in child protection 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 Dahms, Weber, Koenen, Rosen and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 816: A bill for an act relating to taxation; economic development; providing for a workforce housing grant program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 290.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Weber, Benson, Hann, Anderson and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 817: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; taxation; modifying a sales tax exemption for certain passenger automobiles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297B.025, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Weber, Anderson, Fischbach, Miller and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 818: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for culvert replacement grants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Weber, Anderson, Fischbach, Miller and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 819: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing an exception to public waters work permit requirements for certain road projects; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 103G.245, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Sparks, Tomassoni, Dahms, Koenen and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 820: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; creating the Agriculture Research, Education, and Technology Transfer Board; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41A.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Stumpf and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 821: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an expansion of existing solid waste and recyclable material facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 822: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing alternative compensation preparation revenue; increasing funding for certain districts and charter schools engaged in teacher development, evaluation, and peer coaching; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.413, subdivisions 1, 2; 122A.414, subdivisions 2, 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Pratt and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 823: A bill for an act relating to community corrections; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 824: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for wolf and elk depredation payments.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 825: A bill for an act relating to state government; establishing the health and human services budget; modifying provisions governing children and family services, chemical and mental health services, withdrawal management programs, direct care and treatment, operations, health care, continuing care, and Department of Health programs; making changes to medical assistance, general assistance, Minnesota supplemental aid, Northstar Care for Children, MinnesotaCare, child care assistance, and group residential housing programs; modifying child support provisions; establishing standards for withdrawal management programs; modifying requirements for background studies; making changes to provisions governing the health information exchange; requiring reports; making technical changes; modifying certain fees for Department of Health programs; modifying fees of certain health-related licensing boards; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62A.045; 62J.498; 62J.4981; 62J.4982, subdivisions 4, 5; 119B.07; 119B.10, subdivision 1; 119B.11, subdivision 2a; 124D.165, subdivision 4; 144.057, subdivision 1; 144.3831, subdivision 1; 144.9501, subdivisions 22b, 26b, by adding a subdivision; 144.9505; 144.9508; 144A.70, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 144A.71; 144A.72; 144A.73; 144D.01, by adding a subdivision; 145A.131, subdivision 1; 148.57, subdivisions 1, 2; 148.59; 148E.180, subdivisions 2, 5; 149A.20, subdivisions 5, 6; 149A.40, subdivision 11; 149A.65; 149A.92, subdivision 1; 149A.97, subdivision 7; 150A.091, subdivisions 4, 5, 11, by adding subdivisions; 150A.31; 151.065, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4; 157.16; 174.30, by adding a subdivision; 245C.03, by adding subdivisions; 245C.08, subdivision 1; 245C.10, by adding subdivisions; 245C.12; 246.54, subdivision 1; 246B.01, subdivision 2b; 246B.10; 254B.05, subdivision 5; 256.01, by adding a subdivision; 256.015, subdivision 7; 256.017, subdivision 1; 256.741, subdivisions 1, 2; 256.962, by adding a subdivision; 256.969, subdivisions 1, 2b, 9; 256B.059, subdivision 5; 256B.0622, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0624, subdivision 7; 256B.0625, subdivisions 9, 13h, 58, by adding a subdivision; 256B.0631; 256B.0757; 256B.092, subdivision 13; 256B.49, subdivision 24; 256B.75; 256B.76, subdivisions 2, 4; 256D.01, subdivision 1b; 256D.44, subdivisions 2, 5; 256I.01; 256I.02; 256I.03, subdivisions 3, 7, 8, by adding subdivisions; 256I.04; 256I.05, subdivisions 1c, 1g, by adding a subdivision; 256I.06; 256L.01, subdivisions 3a, 5; 256L.03, subdivision 5; 256L.04, subdivisions 1a, 1c, 7b, 10; 256L.05, subdivisions 3, 3a, 4, by adding a subdivision; 256L.06, subdivision 3; 256L.11, subdivision 7; 256L.121, subdivision 1; 256L.15, subdivision 2; 256N.22, subdivisions 9, 10; 256N.24, subdivision 4; 256N.25, subdivision 1; 256N.27, subdivision 2; 259A.75; 260C.007, subdivisions 27, 32; 260C.203; 260C.212, subdivision 1, by adding subdivisions; 260C.221; 260C.331, subdivision 1; 260C.451, subdivisions 2, 6; 260C.515, subdivision 5; 260C.521, subdivisions 1, 2; 260C.607, subdivision 4; 282.241, subdivision 1; 297A.70, subdivision 7; 514.73; 514.981, subdivision 2; 518A.32, subdivision 2; 518A.39, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 518A.41, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 14, 15; 518A.46, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 518A.51; 518A.53, subdivision 4; 518C.802; 580.032, subdivision 1; Laws 2014, chapter 189, sections 5; 10; 11; 16; 17; 18; 19; 23; 24; 27; 28; 29; 31; 43; 50; 51; 73; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 15; 119B; 144; 144D; 245; 256B; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245F; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.142; 256.969, subdivision 30; 256B.69, subdivision 32; 256L.02, subdivision 3; 256L.05, subdivisions 1b, 1c, 3c, 5; Minnesota Rules, part 8840.5900, subparts 12, 14.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Skoe and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 826: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing for tax reductions to middle class families; closing loopholes; providing tax fairness; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16D.08, subdivision 2; 270.80, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, by adding subdivisions; 270.81, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 270.82; 270.83, subdivisions 1, 2; 270.84; 270.86; 270.87; 270C.03, subdivision 1; 270C.33, subdivision 6; 272.02, subdivision 9; 275.025, subdivisions 1, 4; 289A.60, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivision 4a, by adding a subdivision; 290.067, subdivisions 1, 2, 2b, 3; 290.0671, subdivision 1; 290.0674, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 290.068, subdivision 2; 290.17, subdivision 4; 290.191, subdivision 5; 290.21, subdivision 4; 290A.03, subdivision 13; 290B.03, subdivision 1; 290B.04, subdivision 1; 291.03, by adding a subdivision; 296A.01, subdivision 12; 296A.08, subdivision 2; 297A.815, subdivision 3; 297A.94; 297H.04, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 270C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 270.81, subdivision 4; 270.83, subdivision 3; 290.067, subdivision 2a; Minnesota Rules, parts 8106.0100, subparts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 14, 17, 17a, 18, 19, 20, 21; 8106.0300, subparts 1, 3; 8106.0400; 8106.0500; 8106.0600; 8106.0700; 8106.0800; 8106.9900.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.