State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 19, 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 Rosen and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 910: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing assistance grants; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Cohen, Dahms, Rosen and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 911: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money to Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dibble, Reinert, Kent, Jensen and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 912: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing the governor's budget for transportation; appropriating money for transportation, Metropolitan Council, and public safety activities; establishing a gross receipts motor fuels tax; modifying the metropolitan area transit sales tax; amending provisions governing transportation finance; authorizing sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16E.15, subdivision 2; 117.036, subdivisions 2, 4; 161.231; 161.46, subdivision 2; 162.18, by adding a subdivision; 168.013, subdivision 1a; 168D.06; 169.475, by adding a subdivision; 296A.11; 296A.12; 296A.16, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 4a, 4b, 5; 296A.18, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 297A.99, subdivision 1; 299D.09; 360.024; 360.305, subdivision 4; Laws 2012, First Special Session chapter 1, article 1, section 4, subdivision 3; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 174; 219; 296A; 297A; 473; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 299E.02; 473.4051, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Nelson, Sheran, Benson, Rosen and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 913: A bill for an act relating to human services; clarifying family child care training requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 245A.50, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Stumpf, Tomassoni, Koenen and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 914: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a shooting sports facility in the seven-county metropolitan area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 915: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for a community center in St. Joseph; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Clausen, Chamberlain, Pratt and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 916: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for grants to teacher-powered schools; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.045, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden, Eken, Metzen, Eaton and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 917: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage for opioid analgesics with abuse-deterrent properties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Rest, Dibble, Schmit, Senjem and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 918: A bill for an act relating to railroads; requiring two-person crew on trains carrying freight; prescribing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 219.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 919: A bill for an act relating to elections; modifying election judge qualifications; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 204B.19, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 920: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for technology and operations at the Minnesota State Academies for the Deaf and Blind.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skoe, Eken, Koenen, Jensen and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 921: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; establishing a targeted agricultural land property tax credit; updating cross-references; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 134.34, subdivision 4; 273.1392; 273.1393; 275.065, subdivision 3; 275.07, subdivision 6; 275.70, subdivision 5; 276.04, subdivision 2; 290A.03, subdivision 13; 469.175, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 922: A bill for an act relating to State Lottery; requiring warnings in advertising; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 349A.09, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Jensen, Rosen, Nelson, Dahms and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 923: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for reconstruction of marked U.S. Highway 14; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Jensen, Dahle, Dziedzic, Ortman and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 924: A bill for an act relating to contracts; modifying and clarifying requirements relating to building and construction contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 337.01, subdivision 3; 337.05, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Koenen, Tomassoni, Sparks and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 925: A bill for an act relating to energy; increasing the size limit of natural gas utilities not subject to rate regulations; expanding the scope of energy improvement projects whose costs can be repaid via a property tax surcharge; exempting propane tank purchases from the sales tax; adding definitions; transferring unused funds; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 216B.02, by adding subdivisions; 216B.16, subdivision 12; 216B.2421, subdivision 2; 216C.435, subdivision 5; 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Franzen and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 926: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for interchange access at marked Interstate Highway 494 and East Bush Lake Road; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Eken, Stumpf, Jensen, Koenen and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 927: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for mentoring and farm business management program challenge grants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden, Wiklund, Lourey, Goodwin and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 928: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying group residential housing eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256I.04, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Saxhaug, Thompson and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 929: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing a reduced rate for modular housing; modifying the definition of retail sale for installation of a modular home; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297A.61, subdivision 4; 297A.62, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saxhaug, Thompson and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 930: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing a new classification rate for certain manufactured home parks; providing new rules for certain manufactured home parks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 273.124, by adding a subdivision; 273.13, subdivision 25.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 931: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying due dates and penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 279.01, subdivisions 1, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Eaton, Benson, Hayden, Hoffman and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 932: A bill for an act relating to health; creating licensing for the practice of clinical lactation services; establishing fees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 148.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Koenen, Dahle, Schmit and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 933: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing an income tax credit for sales or rentals of agricultural assets to beginning farmers; providing an income tax credit for beginning farmer financial management programs; modifying the beginning farmer program administered by the Rural Finance Authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.06, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Franzen, Sheran, Rosen, Metzen and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 934: A bill for an act relating to health care coverage; modifying utilization review and prior authorization requirements for prescription drug coverage; requiring prescription drug benefit transparency and disclosure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62J.497, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 62M.02, subdivisions 12, 14, 15, 17, by adding subdivisions; 62M.05, subdivisions 3a, 3b, 4; 62M.06, subdivisions 2, 3; 62M.07; 62M.09, subdivisions 3, 6; 62M.10, subdivision 7; 62M.11; 256B.0625, subdivision 13f; 256B.69, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 62M; 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Chamberlain, Brown and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 935: A bill for an act relating to privacy; regulating installation and use of supercookies; providing remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325M.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 936: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the city of Hugo's storm water handling systems projects; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 937: A bill for an act relating to the State Building Code; modifying municipal enforcement requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326B.121, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 938: A bill for an act relating to prevailing wages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 177.42, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Westrom and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 939: A bill for an act relating to transportation; motor vehicles; eliminating sunset of mini truck operation authority and regulations; amending Laws 2009, chapter 158, section 10, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 940: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for infrastructure improvements in the city of St. James; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 941: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 347, Willmar, to start the school year before Labor Day.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 942: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 345, New London-Spicer, to start the school year before Labor Day.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 943: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood relief for the city of Maynard; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Bakk, Skoe, Stumpf and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 944: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; allowing unorganized territories to be eligible for township aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 477A.013, subdivision 1; 477A.014, subdivision 1; 477A.03, subdivision 2c.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Skoe, Sparks, Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 945: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating fee exemption for certain utility licenses crossing public lands and waters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 84.415, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 946: A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying provisions governing nonconforming lots in shoreland areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 394.36, subdivision 5; 462.357, subdivision 1e.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Skoe, Eaton, Hoffman, Johnson and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 947: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; establishing a targeted homestead property tax credit; updating cross-references; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 134.34, subdivision 4; 273.124, subdivision 13b; 273.1392; 273.1393; 275.065, subdivision 3; 275.07, subdivision 6; 275.70, subdivision 5; 276.04, subdivision 2; 290A.03, subdivision 13; 469.175, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 273; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290A.04, subdivision 2h.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Franzen, Nelson, Eken, Carlson and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 948: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for programs related to reducing fetal alcohol syndrome and related effects.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Reinert, Benson, Hoffman, Lourey and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 949: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; providing exemptions from and modifying definitions for the Minnesota seed law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 21.81, subdivision 26; 21.87.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 950: A bill for an act relating to liquor; modifying provisions relating to municipal liquor stores; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.601, subdivisions 5, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Kiffmeyer and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 951: A bill for an act relating to higher education; granting resident status for purposes of higher education grants and scholarships to members of the state's National Guard who reside in the state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136A.101, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 952: A bill for an act relating to appropriations; modifying eligibility for legacy funds appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 85.53, subdivision 2; 97A.056, subdivision 11; 114D.50, subdivision 4; 129D.17, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Schmit, Eken, Koenen and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 953: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending the requirement to provide notice of possession of firearms at the Capitol complex; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.66, subdivision 1g.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rest and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 954: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a grant to rehabilitate or replace the Crystal, Golden Valley, New Hope Joint Water Commission water supply line and for a grant to the city of Robbinsdale to replace adjacent sanitary sewer and water lines; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 955: A bill for an act relating to elections; authorizing voters to vote for "None of the Above; For a New Election" or "Prefer None of the Above;" requiring a new election where voters vote for a new election; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 10A.01, subdivisions 7, 10; 200.02, by adding subdivisions; 203B.227; 204B.36, subdivision 2; 204C.06, subdivision 2; 204C.08, by adding a subdivision; 206.80; 206.90, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204D.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 956: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to U.S. Highway 10 in the cities of Anoka and Ramsey; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Jensen, Gazelka, Dahms, Metzen and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 957: A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing a task force on no-fault automobile insurance reform issues; providing legislative appointments; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Eken, Rosen, Dahle, Hoffman and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 958: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the base wage for residential asleep-overnight staff; increasing ICF/DD payment rates to defray costs resulting from increases in the minimum wage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.4914, subdivision 5; 256B.5012, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Clausen, Dahle and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 959: A bill for an act relating to education; making school year-long student teaching programs part of teacher preparation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 960: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 2904, Tracy, Independent School District No. 2689, Pipestone, and Independent School District No. 330, Heron Lake-Okabena, to start the school year before Labor Day.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Jensen, Weber, Dahms, Dahle and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 961: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing an agricultural educator grant program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 962: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for the Minnesota Security Hospital.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 963: A bill for an act relating to taxation; reducing tax rates for lawful gambling; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297E.02, subdivisions 1, 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 964: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating the sale of group health policies to school organizations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60K.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 965: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the University of Minnesota and Mayo Foundation Partnership; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hawj and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 966: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance payment rates for certain health services and therapies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hoffman and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 967: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance managed care contracts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.69, subdivision 5a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pratt, Ortman and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 968: A bill for an act relating to eminent domain; modifying appraisal and attorney fee requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 117.031; 117.036, subdivisions 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Schmit, Bonoff, Tomassoni, Sparks and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 969: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a farm-to-foodshelf program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hoffman; Petersen, B. ; Sparks; Nelson and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 970: A bill for an act relating to education finance; making compensatory pilot project revenue permanent; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 971: A bill for an act relating to water; establishing a nitrate reduction program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Clausen and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 972: A bill for an act relating to child protection; making complaint or charge data on teachers who resign or are terminated public; requiring the release of certain personnel data on school employees to other schools; providing for certain definitions of maltreatment of minors; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.43, subdivisions 2, 16; 626.556, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dahms and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 973: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying an appropriation for the city of Granite Falls; amending Laws 2010, chapter 189, section 7, subdivision 19.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 974: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 640, Wabasso, Independent School District No. 635, Milroy, Independent School District No. 378, Dawson-Boyd, and Independent School District No. 891, Canby, to start the school year before Labor Day.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 975: A bill for an act relating to local government; modifying provisions governing nonconforming lots in shoreland areas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 394.36, subdivision 5; 462.357, subdivision 1e.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Tomassoni and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 976: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to renovate historic Hibbing High School auditorium; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dziedzic, Rest, Dibble and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 977: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing a pollinator-friendly neighborhood program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 84.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Dahle and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 978: A bill for an act relating to municipal power agencies; requiring municipal power agencies to comply with the data practices act and open meeting law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 453.54, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Kiffmeyer; Petersen, B. and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 979: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing notice requirements for student surveys and similar instruments; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Kiffmeyer, Anderson and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 980: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing for county assessors to determine land value for Green Acres; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 273.111, subdivision 4; 273.114, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rosen, Clausen, Nelson, Eken and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 981: A bill for an act relating to health insurance; requiring coverage for telemedicine for health carriers and medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 3b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62A.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 982: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; providing for earlier openings for deer hunting and angling seasons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97B.311; 97C.395, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Rest, Thompson, Gazelka and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 983: A bill for an act relating to taxation; special fuels; modifying the tax rate on compressed natural gas; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 296A.08, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 984: A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing funding for a lab to market accelerator; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.241, subdivision 1e.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Carlson, Bonoff, Clausen and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 985: A bill for an act relating to transportation; traffic regulations; prohibiting handheld use of wireless communications devices while a vehicle is in motion or part of traffic; establishing fines and criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.475, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Carlson, Sieben, Clausen and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 986: A bill for an act relating to public safety; enhancing penalties for careless driving resulting in death or great bodily harm; repealing reckless driving; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.13, subdivisions 2, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.13, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Johnson, Fischbach and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 987: A bill for an act relating to human rights; requiring captioning on all televisions and audiovisual display equipment used to communicate with the public; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 363A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Clausen, Franzen, Nienow and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 988: A bill for an act relating to human services; exempting providers of durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, or medical supplies from the Medicare payment limit and the Medicare enrollment requirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.0625, subdivision 31; 256B.767.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Metzen and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 989: A bill for an act relating to state government; reimbursing state agencies for the costs of providing reasonable accommodation; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 990: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for a digital student achievement backpack; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 127A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 991: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing grants for water conservation programming in Minnesota schools; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 992: A bill for an act relating to insurance; regulating underinsured motorist coverages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 65B.49, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Rest, Skoe and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 993: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying definitions; clarifying interfund loan requirements; providing technical corrections; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 469.174, subdivision 14; 469.176, subdivision 4; 469.1763, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 469.178, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Latz and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 994: A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice; addressing numerous issues relating to juveniles including diversion, use of restraints, and alternatives to detention; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 244.05, subdivisions 4, 5; 260B.001, subdivision 2; 260B.125, by adding a subdivision; 260B.130, subdivision 4; 609.106, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 609.3455, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 260B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Clausen and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 995: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for concurrent enrollment; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.13, subdivision 4; 124D.09, subdivisions 5, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Weber, Dahms, Rosen and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 996: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; establishing a program for the issuance of state appropriation bonds; appropriating money for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System; authorizing the sale and issuance of appropriation bonds; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16A.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Jensen, Pappas, Nelson, Metzen and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 997: A bill for an act relating to insurance; long-term care; reducing the minimum permitted inflation protection for a long-term care insurance partnership policy; continuing to permit other types of inflation protection; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62S.23, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Franzen, Hayden, Rosen, Hoffman and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 998: A bill for an act relating to human services; setting minimum reimbursement rates under medical assistance for public health nurse home visits; appropriating money for nurse-family partnership programs; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256B.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Limmer, Newman, Marty and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 999: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; excluding filing of Application for Discharge of Judgment from filing fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 357.021, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Wiger, Saxhaug, Hawj, Miller and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 1000: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing a global workforce development grant program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Education.