State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, February 23, 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 Hoffman, Johnson, Pratt, Wiger and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1001: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain student discipline provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 121A.45, subdivision 3; 121A.46, by adding a subdivision; 121A.53; 121A.55; 121A.575; 121A.61, subdivision 3; 121A.67, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hoffman, Johnson, Torres Ray and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1002: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain individualized education program provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 125A.08.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1003: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing conveyance of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Carlson, Rest, Dibble, Osmek and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 1004: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; modifying the membership of the nominating committee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.123, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1005: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money to design and construct a memorial honoring Montagnard veterans.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Metzen, Sheran and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1006: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for employment support services to persons with mental illness.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug, Bakk and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1007: A bill for an act relating to environment; prohibiting application of wild rice quality standards until certain conditions are met.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Bakk, Saxhaug, Skoe and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1008: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying interest rates applicable to timber permit extensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 90.193.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1009: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements at the Northeast Regional Correctional Center (NERCC); authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1010: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for capital improvements at the Northeast Regional Corrections Center (NERCC); authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1011: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; adjusting distribution levies for the Iron Range fiscal disparities program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 276A.06, subdivisions 3, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1012: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying residency ratio restrictions for home and community-based settings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.492.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Goodwin, Eaton and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 1013: A bill for an act relating to judiciary; appropriating money to the trial courts for expansion of specialty courts.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jensen, Carlson, Kent, Rosen and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1014: A bill for an act relating to civil law; landlord and tenant; establishing termination of lease upon infirmity of tenant; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rest and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1015: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for flood damage reduction measures in the DeCola Ponds and Medicine Lake Road watershed; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pappas, Cohen, Marty, Hawj and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1016: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the St. Paul College Health and Science Alliance Center addition and West Tower spaces; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dahle, Pratt, Wiklund, Torres Ray and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1017: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing an after-school community learning grant program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1018: A bill for an act relating to health; removing exemptions from MNsure laws relating to the Office of MN.IT services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62V.03, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Bakk, Saxhaug and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1019: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying timber sale downpayment requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 90.14; 282.04, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Bakk, Saxhaug and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1020: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; allowing residents of Minnesota veterans homes to take antlerless deer without permit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97A.465, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Koenen, Weber and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1021: A bill for an act relating to pollution control; providing for permitting of private truck wash facilities operated as part of feedlot operation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116.07, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1022: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for redevelopment grants.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1023: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a road and bridge project in Sandstone; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Housley, Reinert, Senjem, Pappas and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 1024: A bill for an act relating to commerce; repealing prohibition on municipality issuing more than one off-sale license to any one person or place; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.412, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1025: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; modifying certain protections related to public participation in government; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 554.01, subdivision 6; 554.05; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 554; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 604A.34.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Torres Ray and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1026: A bill for an act relating to alcohol; establishing craft wineries; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 340A.101, subdivision 11; 340A.315.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 1027: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring certain disclosures with respect to building code coverage in homeowner's insurance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 65A.10, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Nienow, Brown, Housley and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1028: 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 Pratt; Thompson; Pederson, J. ; Kiffmeyer and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1029: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; taxation; modifying allocation of motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.815, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1030: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the definition of resident; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.01, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Weber, Dahms, Koenen and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1031: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain instructor provisions; establishing grant programs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Limmer, Latz, Goodwin, Hall and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1032: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a new arson offense; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.5641, subdivision 1a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Benson, Ingebrigtsen, Gazelka and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1033: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; modifying penalty for certain firearms possession; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.041.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Ruud, Hoffman, Pratt, Weber and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1034: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; dedicating unclaimed lottery prize money for acquisition of certain school trust lands; providing for condemnation of school trust lands to be acquired; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 94.165, subdivision 2; 349A.08, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 92.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Ruud, Weber, Hoffman, Pratt and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1035: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for condemnation of certain school trust lands; authorizing issuance and sale of state bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 92.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Hawj, Pappas, Cohen, Scalze and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1036: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for culturally relevant sport courts and fields; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hawj, Dibble and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1037: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for African culture, heritage, and arts grants through the Minnesota Humanities Center.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Metzen, Gazelka, Kent, Dahle and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1038: A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing funding for the insurance fraud prevention account; ending the annual transfer of money from the automobile theft prevention program to the general fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 45.0135, subdivision 6; 65B.84, subdivision 1; 297I.11, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Metzen; Pederson, J. ; Tomassoni; Senjem and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1039: A bill for an act relating to public safety; motor vehicles; permitting secure electronic storage of certain records; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168.33, subdivision 2; 171.061, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Pratt and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1040: A bill for an act relating to titling; providing for transfer-on-death of title to watercraft and motor vehicles; exempting transfer from motor vehicle sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 246.53, subdivision 1; 256B.15, subdivision 1a; 261.04, subdivision 1; 297B.01, subdivision 16; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 86B; 168A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Stumpf and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1041: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for nondomiciled commercial driver's licenses and permits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 171.02, by adding a subdivision; 171.06, subdivision 3; 171.07, subdivision 1b.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Bonoff, Housley and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1042: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding to area learning centers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 123A.05, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 127A.47, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Jensen, Metzen, Gazelka, Housley and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1043: A bill for an act relating to financial institutions; providing for savings promotion raffles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 48.15, subdivision 1; 52.04, subdivision 1; 325F.755, subdivision 6; 609.75, by adding subdivisions; 609.761, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.75, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Wiklund, Pratt, Hoffman, Carlson and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1044: A bill for an act relating to education; amending a requirement for generating state English learner aid; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.59, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hoffman, Wiger, Franzen and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1045: A bill for an act relating to transportation; increasing fine for certain traffic violations around school buses; requiring violator to attend driver improvement clinic; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.444, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Carlson, Wiger, Franzen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1046: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying requirements for issuance of school bus driver's license endorsement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.321, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Carlson, Wiger, Franzen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1047: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying requirements for commercial motor vehicle road test for school bus endorsement; modifying provisions relating to third-party testing for school bus companies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.01, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 171.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Nienow and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1048: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring reports of teacher and principal evaluation results; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.36, subdivision 1; 122A.09, by adding a subdivision; 122A.14, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hayden, Marty, Clausen and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1049: A bill for an act relating to health; creating a Council on International Medical Graduates; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1050: A bill for an act relating to environment; requiring assessment of water quality in Black Dog Lake in Dakota County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1051: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating guaranteed asset protection waivers; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 59D.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Tomassoni, Reinert and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1052: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending regulations governing commercial motor vehicle inspection reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.782, subdivisions 1, 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Schmit, Dahms, Skoe, Ingebrigtsen and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1053: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute to increase capacity for rural economic development.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1054: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring commissioner of health to review the vaccine stock supplies of home care agencies.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Skoe, Gazelka, Bonoff, Franzen and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1055: A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate; increasing and making the exclusion amount portable between spouses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.38, by adding a subdivision; 291.016, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiklund, Brown, Hawj and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1056: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a grant program to increase organ donation among underserved communities; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Skoe, Saxhaug and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1057: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; providing for modifications to payments in lieu of taxes for natural resource land; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 477A.12, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Eken and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1058: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying the definition of agricultural purposes for class 2 properties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1059: A bill for an act relating to pipelines; providing owners of certain types of land the option to require a pipeline proposing to locate on that land to purchase any amount of the owner's contiguous land; modifying fees and penalties; providing for the disposition of abandoned pipelines; requiring a report; requiring a change in rules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 216G.07, subdivisions 6, 7, 10, by adding a subdivision; 216G.09; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216G.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Jensen, Miller and Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1060: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulation; providing for an aerodynamic device exclusion for certain motor vehicle length limits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.81, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Sparks, Weber, Tomassoni and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1061: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money to the commissioner of employment and economic development for a grant to Enterprise Minnesota, Inc.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hoffman, Rosen and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1062: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying the disability waiver rate system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.49, subdivision 26; 256B.4913, subdivisions 4a, 5; 256B.4914, subdivisions 2, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15, 16.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1063: A bill for an act relating to energy; adding definitions pertaining to propane; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 216B.02, by adding subdivisions; 216B.2421, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1064: A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying the state's option to prepurchase propane and fuel oil for distribution to low-income customers; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.0951.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Pappas, Housley, Dahms and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1065: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing brewpubs to sell malt liquor to licensed wholesalers for distribution to retail licensees of the State Fair.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Wiklund and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1066: A bill for an act relating to taxation; economic development; providing clarifying authority for political subdivisions imposing and collecting local lodging taxes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 469.190, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1067: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to include a grade promotion or retention policy in strategic plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120B.11, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1068: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school district policies to address child sexual abuse; establishing an advisory task force on preventing child sexual abuse; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hawj, Pappas, Scalze, Marty and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1069: A bill for an act relating to cultural heritage; appropriating money for development and installation of culturally relevant sport courts and fields.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1070: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; restricting use of body-gripping traps near public roads and trails; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.903.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Wiger, Eaton, Dibble and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 1071: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing duties for the commissioner of health and licensed hospitals related to violence against health care workers; establishing a violence prevention database; providing penalties for hospitals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.55, subdivision 6; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dziedzic, Champion, Hayden, Dibble and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1072: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for systemwide trail connections in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Latz, Hall, Dibble and Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1073: A bill for an act relating to public safety; lowering the alcohol concentration standard for enhanced criminal penalties in the DWI law to match the existing standard for enhanced civil DWI sanctions; applying license plate impoundment to all DWI offenders and making other changes to the plate impoundment law; providing that DWI offenders are not required to take a specified examination as a condition of driver's license reinstatement; providing that certain participants in the DWI ignition interlock program do not have to obtain a limited driver's license as a condition of participating; allowing DWI offenders to pay their driver's license reinstatement fees and surcharges in installments; specifying which DWI ignition interlock program participants must present a noncancelable insurance certificate as a prerequisite to participating in the program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169A.03, subdivision 3; 169A.07; 169A.275, subdivision 5; 169A.285, subdivision 1; 169A.46, subdivision 1; 169A.60, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 13; 171.29, subdivisions 1, 2; 171.30, subdivision 1; 171.306, subdivisions 4, 6; 609B.235, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rest, Dziedzic, Eaton, Dibble and Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 1074: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring an environmental impact statement prior to construction for certain rail projects connecting track.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Saxhaug, Hoffman and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1075: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; requiring applications for hunting and fishing licenses to allow applicant to be organ donor and make cash contributions for public education regarding anatomical gifts; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 171.075, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 97A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Carlson and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1076: A bill for an act relating to veterans preference; modifying certain procedures and rights related to veterans preference; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 197.46.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Dahle, Hawj, Marty and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1077: A bill for an act relating to energy; increasing and extending the renewable energy standard to 2030; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.1691, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Champion, Goodwin and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1078: A bill for an act relating to data practices; providing for sharing of data within human services and health care systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.46, subdivisions 2, 7; 144.293, subdivision 5; 245.467, subdivision 6; 245.4876, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Eken, Hoffman, Marty, Goodwin and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1079: A bill for an act proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article XI, by adding a section; creating a dedicated fund for long-term care services; closing a tax loophole by levying a tax on individuals with income not taxed for Social Security purposes to fund long-term care services; dedicating revenues; providing for the commissioner of revenue and the commissioner of human services to propose implementing legislation.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Jensen and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1080: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for predesign of renovation of the Peace Officers Memorial in the Capitol area; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Jensen, Tomassoni and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1081: A bill for an act relating to public safety; accounting for untested sexual assault test kits; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rest, Saxhaug and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1082: A bill for an act relating to commerce; specifying certain criteria for issuance or renewal of CPA firm permits; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326A.05, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1083: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; creating an exemption for purchases of certain herbicides; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.67, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Jensen, Eken and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1084: A bill for an act relating to education; postsecondary; providing loan forgiveness to individuals teaching in agricultural education; 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 Pappas, Sieben, Latz, Dahle and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1085: A bill for an act relating to employment; establishing a Working Parents Act; providing wage theft protection; providing paid family leave; providing earned sick and safe time; requiring fair scheduling; imposing penalties; requiring reports; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.7905, by adding a subdivision; 177.24, by adding a subdivision; 177.253, subdivision 1; 177.254, subdivision 1; 177.27, subdivisions 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, by adding subdivisions; 177.28, subdivision 1; 177.32; 181.032; 181.940; 181.941; 181.942; 181.943; 181.9436; 181.944; 290.01, subdivision 19b; 541.05, subdivision 1; 541.07; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 177; 181; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 181.9413; Minnesota Rules, part 5200.0080, subpart 7.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 1086: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; limiting the applicability of the resisting arrest crime; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.50, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 1087: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Rum River Dam; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 1088: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for predesign, design, and environmental studies for the renovation of the Rum River Dam.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Nienow and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1089: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying teacher skills examination requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.09, subdivision 4; 122A.18, subdivision 2; 122A.23, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Nienow and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1090: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school districts to unseal expunged criminal records for prospective teachers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.18, subdivision 8; 123B.03, subdivisions 1, 1a; 609A.03, subdivision 7a.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 1091: A bill for an act relating to elections; judicial offices; removing designation of incumbent from ballot; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 204B.36, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 1092: A bill for an act relating to judges; creating judicial election districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 2.722, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Nienow and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1093: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a new source of state aid for school districts with below average revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.13, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Nienow and Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 1094: A bill for an act relating to privacy; establishing standards for use of data collected by an event data recorder; providing penalties; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325E.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 1095: A bill for an act relating to local government; authorizing the city of North Branch to increase its public utilities commission from three to five members.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Benson, Brown, Koenen, Thompson and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 1096: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for local authority over permit applications by large energy facilities powered by solar generating systems; requiring surety bonds for certain solar generating facilities; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Dahms, Brown, Ruud, Weber and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1097: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a credit for new STEM and long-term care employees; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dibble, Hawj and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1098: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing an energy optimization goal for energy optimization projects; allowing cogeneration projects to be included in energy conservation plan programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 216B.1636; 216B.2401; 216B.241, subdivisions 1, 1c, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Rest, Eaton, Pappas and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1099: A bill for an act relating to environment; regulating chemicals of high concern in children's products; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.7411, subdivision 8; 116.9401; 116.9402; 116.9403; 116.9405; 116.9406; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Jensen, Dibble, Kent, Carlson and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1100: A bill for an act relating to transportation; environmental protection; amending requirements governing preparedness and response for transportation of oil and hazardous material by pipeline; establishing certain requirements for pipeline companies; amending agency powers and duties; amending appropriations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 115E.042; 115E.08, subdivision 3a; 299A.55, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Schmit, Dahms, Anderson, Jensen and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1101: A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; authorizing broadband infrastructure development and bonding; authorizing the state to guarantee debt of local units of government incurred for broadband infrastructure development; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 446A.086, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 237.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Rest, Cohen, Franzen, Osmek and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 1102: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; taxation; modifying allocation of motor vehicle lease sales tax revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.815, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Thompson and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1103: A bill for an act relating to family law; clarifying parenting time rebuttable presumption; modifying remedies following denial of court-ordered parenting time or other agreements; allowing post-decree modification of maintenance; requiring disclosure of income information; allowing an alternate effective date for modification of child support; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 518.175, subdivisions 1, 6; 518.552, subdivision 5; 518A.28; 518A.39, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.