State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, February 26, 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.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1104: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a wastewater collection and treatment facility in Silver Creek Township; authorizing the issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1105: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for West Leaf Lake Dam in Otter Tail County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1106: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use tax; allocating the estimated revenue from the sale of motor vehicle parts to the highway user tax distribution fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.94.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Clausen, Jensen, Gazelka, Dahle and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1107: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; providing a credit for the additional tax paid on early withdrawals from retirement accounts if used for long-term care expenses; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Kent, Gazelka, Jensen, Metzen and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1108: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring proof of insurance to register, reregister, or transfer ownership of a motor vehicle or motorcycle; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.798, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Pratt, Clausen, Chamberlain and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1109: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a tax credit for K-12 teachers who complete a master's degree in a content area directly related to their licensure field; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Rest, Champion, Hann, Wiger and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1110: A bill for an act relating to the West Metro Education Program; conveying school buildings to member districts; providing for an orderly transition.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1111: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing that bus driver is not subject to seat belt fines arising out of violations by certain passengers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.686, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1112: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing a nursing facility operating payment rate increase for certain facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.441, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1113: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring third-party payer payments within a certain time limit; requiring third-party payers to include certain information; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62A.045; 256.015, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Saxhaug, Dziedzic, Tomassoni and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1114: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for extended employment services for persons with severe disabilities.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Carlson, Clausen and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1115: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the commissioner of administration to ensure that service-disabled, veteran-owned businesses receive a percentage of state procurement; providing bid preferences; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16C.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Reinert, Saxhaug and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1116: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for the Duluth Children's Museum; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Schmit and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1117: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Goodhue Pioneer State Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Schmit and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1118: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for construction of a railroad crossing quiet zone in the cities of Goodview and Minnesota City; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pappas, Marty and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 1119: A bill for an act relating to health occupations; changing the regulatory agency for licensed midwives from the Board of Medical Practice to the commissioner of health; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 147D.01, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 7; 147D.05, subdivision 1; 147D.07, subdivisions 2, 3; 147D.09; 147D.13, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 147D.15, subdivision 2; 147D.17, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13; 147D.19; 147D.21, subdivisions 1, 2, 5; 147D.25, subdivisions 1, 3; 147D.27, subdivisions 1, 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 147D; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 147D.17, subdivision 4; 147D.23.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Sheran and Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 1120: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding fourth-degree assault protections to employees supervising and working directly with mentally ill and dangerous patients; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.2231, subdivision 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Saxhaug and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1121: A bill for an act relating to government contracting; clarifying the responsible contractor law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16C.285, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Senjem; Pederson, J. ; Jensen; Reinert and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1122: A bill for an act relating to transportation; crediting surcharge on vehicle parking violations to highway user tax distribution fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 357.021, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Senjem, Sheran, Metzen and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1123: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing a grant program to assist local law enforcement agencies to develop or expand lifesaver programs that locate lost or wandering persons who are mentally impaired; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1124: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for teacher development and evaluation revenue and equalized levy; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.40, subdivisions 5, 8; 122A.41, subdivisions 2, 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.413; 122A.414; 122A.4144; 122A.415, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6; 122A.4155; 122A.416.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skoe and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1125: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for trailhead development for the Heartland Trail near Park Rapids; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Sparks, Koenen, Saxhaug, Senjem and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1126: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for veterinary facilities at the University of Minnesota; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1127: A bill for an act relating to MNsure; requiring premium rates for health insurance coverage offered through MNsure to be available to the public 30 days before open enrollment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62A.02, subdivisions 2, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hawj, Dibble, Pappas, Kent and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1128: A bill for an act relating to transportation; authorizing the city of St. Paul to regulate engine braking on a segment of Interstate Highway 94.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1129: A bill for an act relating to education; permitting Independent School District No. 2164, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton, Independent School District No. 146, Barnesville, and Independent School District No. 2854, Ada-Borup, to start the school year before Labor Day.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1130: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing for local approval of certain local sales and use tax and validation of prior act.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Pappas, Housley and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1131: A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing some transfers of wine between commonly owned liquor stores; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.412, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Scalze, Ingebrigtsen, Saxhaug, Benson and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1132: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; amending uses of state grants to counties for solid waste reduction and recycling; amending allocation of solid waste management tax revenues; requiring a study; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 115A.557, subdivision 2; 297H.13, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Stumpf, Eken, Sparks, Ingebrigtsen and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1133: 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 Koenen, Hall, Sheran and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1134: A bill for an act relating to corrections; developing a formula to divide community supervision funds between county and state; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sheran, Rosen, Eaton, Marty and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1135: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting use of electronic delivery devices in certain places; allowing sampling of vapor from electronic delivery devices; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144.413, subdivision 4; 144.4167, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hoffman, Marty, Hawj, Tomassoni and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1136: A bill for an act relating to accessibility; modifying traffic and parking signs, restroom signs, and digital media; removing the words "handicap" and "disability" from parking and traffic signs and state digital media; requiring modification of symbol indicating accessibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 326B.106, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Jensen, Sheran, Dahle, Ruud and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1137: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding criminal sexual conduct offenses for persons in current or recent positions of authority over juveniles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 609.341, subdivision 10; 609.342, subdivision 1; 609.343, subdivision 1; 609.344, subdivision 1; 609.345, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dahle, Saxhaug, Wiklund, Jensen and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1138: A resolution urging the President and Congress to overhaul the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1139: A bill for an act relating to retirement; modifying the Public Employees Retirement Association general plan provisions; merging the Minneapolis employees retirement fund division into the general employees retirement plan; eliminating obsolete language resulting from the merger; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256D.21; 353.01, subdivisions 2a, 6, 48; 353.03, subdivision 1; 353.05; 353.06; 353.27, subdivisions 1, 3b, by adding a subdivision; 353.34, subdivision 1; 353.37, subdivision 1; 353.46, subdivisions 2, 6; 353.50, subdivision 6; 353.505; 356.214, subdivision 1; 356.215, subdivision 11; 356.30, subdivision 3; 356.302, subdivision 7; 356.303, subdivision 4; 356.32, subdivision 2; 356.401, subdivision 3; 356.407, subdivision 2; 356.415, subdivision 2; 356.461, subdivision 2; 356.465, subdivision 3; 480.181, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 353.01, subdivision 49; 353.27, subdivision 1a; 353.50, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10; 354.71.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1140: A bill for an act relating to retirement; voluntary statewide lump-sum volunteer firefighter retirement plan; clarifying the calculation of the short service alternative pension computation for former defined contribution relief association members; adding additional service pension levels; relaxing certain deadlines for approval of service pension level increases; clarifying the application of the vesting provisions for portable service pensions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 353G.09, subdivision 3; 353G.11, subdivisions 1, 1a, 2, 4; 353G.13, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Johnson, Dahle and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1141: A bill for an act relating to education finance; implementing the school facilities working group recommendation number four; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.40, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1142: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Big Rivers Regional Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pederson, J. ; Skoe; Brown and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1143: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying rules for restrictions on transfer for divided lands; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 272.16, subdivision 2; 272.162.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Kent; Housley; Petersen, B. ; Pappas and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 1144: A bill for an act relating to liquor; permitting off-sale intoxicating liquor sales on Sunday; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.504, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1145: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; creating an exemption for certain electric generation facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 272.02, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dahle, Tomassoni, Koenen, Kiffmeyer and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1146: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; modifying rules for mandatory appeals and equalization courses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 274.014, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Latz, Pratt, Metzen, Dziedzic and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 1147: A bill for an act relating to real property; clarifying the mortgage foreclosure by advertisement publication requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 582.25; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 580.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 1148: A bill for an act relating to insurance; repealing the Minnesota comprehensive health insurance annual contributing member assessments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62E.11, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Dibble and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 1149: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing nursing facility construction project rate adjustments for certain facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.434, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Schmit and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1150: 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.
Senators Hayden; Petersen, B. ; Rest and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1151: A bill for an act relating to redistricting; requiring use of actual residence for redistricting purposes; allowing population modifications; requiring certain data transfers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204B.145; 205.84, subdivision 1; 375.025, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Eken, Eaton, Lourey, Housley and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1152: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to expand the statewide text message suicide prevention program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hoffman, Marty and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1153: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing a merit-based academic excellence grant program for certain Minnesota undergraduate students; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic, Osmek, Scalze and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 1154: A bill for an act relating to economic development; modifying the urban challenge grants program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 116M.14, by adding a subdivision; 116M.18, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Hoffman, Eken and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1155: A bill for an act relating to employment; appropriating money for grants to day training and habilitation providers to implement Olmstead Plan employment goals.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1156: A bill for an act relating to MNsure; creating a user fee to fund the operations of MNsure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62V.05, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Torres Ray and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1157: A bill for an act relating to education; making information and resources for parents of young children more accessible; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Brown, Saxhaug and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1158: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying funding of soil and water conservation districts; providing that county levies for soil and water conservation districts are special taxing district levies; appropriating money for soil and water conservation district grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 275.066; 275.07, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103C.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1159: A bill for an act relating to local government aid; dedicating a portion of aid to cities for housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 477A.011, by adding a subdivision; 477A.013, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1160: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing property to qualify for agricultural homestead classification under certain conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.124, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1161: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; requiring the establishment of a rural service district in cities containing agricultural property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 272.67, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1162: A bill for an act relating to education; amending the definition of public employee to include replacement employees who are employed for more than 60 days as a replacement teacher or faculty member; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 179A.03, subdivision 14.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1163: A bill for an act relating to local government; requiring counties and cities to have written procedures that are available to the public and to provide notice of availability to the public; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1164: A bill for an act relating to health; providing certain protections for persons under quarantine; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1165: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a demonstration project to provide employment opportunities for persons with disabilities; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256C.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1166: A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a revolving loan fund to facilitate the dredging of lakes to improve water flow for hydroelectric projects; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 116C.779, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1167: A bill for an act relating to labor; restricting public union release time; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 179A.07, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1168: A bill for an act relating to environment; dedicating a portion of local government aid to create a loan program to renovate rural municipal water treatment facilities; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 477A.013, subdivisions 8, 9; 477A.03, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 446A.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1169: A bill for an act relating to public safety; aiding victims of economic crimes; providing public outreach initiatives; authorizing an identity theft passport; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299A.681, subdivisions 3, 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299A.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1170: A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing a business expansion low-interest loan program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Cohen, Pappas, Metzen and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 1171: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for predesign and design of an environmental learning center in Crosby Farms Regional Park; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1172: A bill for an act relating to state government; enacting the Radon Mitigation Licensing Act; changing provisions for lead work standards and methods; modifying supplemental nursing services provisions; establishing an Excellence in Mental Health demonstration project; establishing an opioid prescribing improvement program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144.9508; 144A.72; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 144; 245; 256B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Nienow, Pratt, Chamberlain, Weber and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1173: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing basic needs revenue; reserving revenue for essential uses identified by school boards; providing limited-term relief from state mandates.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1174: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to renovate historic Hibbing High School auditorium.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1175: A bill for an act relating to health care; modifying health plan contracting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62Q.733, subdivision 3; 62Q.735, subdivisions 2, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Pappas, Saxhaug and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1176: A bill for an act relating to military officers; providing for reimbursement grants to local units of government for public safety personnel on authorized leave; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 190.16, by adding a subdivision; 192.26, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1177: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a community center in Golden Valley; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hoffman, Hawj, Weber and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1178: A bill for an act relating to energy; conservation; modifying eligibility for energy conservation plans; establishing a Made in Minnesota energy storage system rebate program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.241, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Hoffman and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1179: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing a grant for a fabrication lab for the Anoka-Hennepin school district's Secondary Technical Education Program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Carlson and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1180: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring drivers to move a lane over when passing parked utility company vehicles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.18, subdivision 12.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Franzen, Benson, Hoffman, Nelson and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1181: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying human services licensing actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 245A.06, by adding a subdivision; 245A.07, by adding a subdivision; 245A.08, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 626.557, subdivision 12b; 626.5572, subdivision 17.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Saxhaug, Stumpf, Bonoff, Sieben and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1182: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for Minnesota Public Radio.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Reinert, Bakk and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1183: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a combined heat and power system for the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Reinert and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1184: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Duluth Steam system; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Petersen, B. ; Pratt; Weber; Bonoff and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1185: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for placement of a practice or student teacher; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.69.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Koenen, Dahms, Schmit, Gazelka and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1186: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the exemption for telecommunications equipment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.68, subdivisions 5, 35a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1187: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring coverage for treatment and services provided by mental health professionals and clinical trainees; requiring a denial of a claim for mental health services be made or reviewed by a licensed mental health professional; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62A.15, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Torres Ray and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1188: A bill for an act relating to education; providing training and technical assistance to school districts to reduce use of seclusion and restraint; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1189: A bill for an act relating to education; recodifying charter school statutes; making technical corrections; removing obsolete and duplicative provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.10, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 8; 124D.11, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 1190: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing continued health insurance coverage to families of noncareer firefighters who die in the line of duty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299A.465, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 1191: A bill for an act relating to family law; custody and parenting time; modifying best interests standards; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 257.025; 518.167, subdivision 2; 518.17, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 518.17, subdivisions 1a, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dziedzic, Dibble and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1192: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tobacco; providing penalties; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.63, subdivisions 1, 2; 297F.01, subdivision 14; 297F.03, subdivisions 5, 6; 297F.04, subdivisions 1, 2; 297F.13, subdivision 4; 297F.19, by adding a subdivision; 297F.20, by adding subdivisions; 609.035, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 297F.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1193: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring signatures on political party petitions to be collected in the year the petition is filed; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 200.02, subdivisions 7, 23.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Bonoff, Cohen, Champion, Clausen and Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 1194: A bill for an act relating to higher education; regulating the state grant program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136A.101, subdivision 5a.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Cohen, Bonoff and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1195: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money to the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1196: A bill for an act relating to trusts; providing for animal care; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 501B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sheran and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1197: A bill for an act relating to public safety; providing for indeterminate lifetime and statutory maximum sentences for certain repeat sex offenders; adjusting when certain sex offenders are eligible for release from prison; establishing a special review panel to make release decisions regarding sex offenders; precluding the subsequent civil commitment of certain sex offenders subject to enhanced prison sentences; providing for lifetime supervision for all sex offenders; requiring minimal levels of sex offender treatment; requiring counties to provide housing for sex offenders in the community; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 244.05, subdivisions 1, 1b, 4, 5; 244.101, by adding a subdivision; 609.135, by adding a subdivision; 609.3455; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 244; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.3455, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Sheran, Reinert and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1198: A bill for an act relating to economic development; job creation; appropriating money for the small business development center program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden, Wiklund, Eken and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1199: A bill for an act relating to health and human services; modifying child care assistance program provider rates; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 119B.13, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hayden, Wiklund and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1200: A bill for an act relating to child care; modifying child care assistance program provider rates; expanding the dependent care credit; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 119B.13, subdivision 1; 290.067, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.067, subdivisions 2, 2b.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1201: A bill for an act relating to health; establishing a pilot grant program for outreach to communities of color and other under-represented minority groups who are or may be afflicted with dementia but are not yet diagnosed; appropriating money for health outreach grants and specific education activities.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hayden and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1202: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a task force to identify evidence-based and evidence-informed solutions to reduce children's exposure to adverse childhood experiences.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1203: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income and corporate franchise; providing a child abuse prevention checkoff; requiring tax preparers to notify clients of option to contribute; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 270C.445, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1204: A resolution relating to the use of current science on childhood brain development, adverse childhood experiences, and toxic stress to prevent child abuse and neglect before it starts and ensure the well-being of all Minnesota children.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Ortman, Newman, Housley, Pratt and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1205: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing the date of the state primary from August to March; requiring a presidential primary with the state primary; changing the date of local primary elections in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 202A.13; 204B.03; 204B.06, subdivision 4; 204B.14, subdivisions 2, 4; 204B.21, subdivision 1; 204D.03, subdivision 1; 204D.09, subdivision 1; 204D.28, subdivision 5; 205.065, subdivisions 1, 2; 205A.03, subdivisions 1, 2; 205A.06, subdivision 1a; 205A.11, subdivision 2a; 206.61, subdivision 5; 206.82, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204D.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Johnson, Eaton, Franzen and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1206: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for full-service community schools; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1207: A bill for an act relating to human services; simplifying the treatment of income for public assistance programs; simplifying requirements for reporting income and changes and for correcting overpayments and underpayments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 119B.011, subdivision 15; 119B.025, subdivision 1; 119B.035, subdivision 4; 119B.09, subdivision 4; 256D.01, subdivision 1a; 256D.02, subdivision 8, by adding a subdivision; 256D.06, subdivision 1; 256D.405, subdivision 3; 256I.03, subdivision 7, by adding a subdivision; 256I.04, subdivision 1; 256I.06, subdivision 6; 256J.08, subdivisions 26, 86; 256J.30, subdivisions 1, 9; 256J.35; 256J.40; 256J.95, subdivision 19; 256P.001; 256P.01, subdivision 3, by adding subdivisions; 256P.02, by adding a subdivision; 256P.03, subdivision 1; 256P.04, subdivisions 1, 4; 256P.05, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256P; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256D.0513; 256J.38; Minnesota Rules, part 3400.0170, subparts 5, 6, 12, 13.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Rosen and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1208: A bill for an act relating to chemical dependency; appropriating money to the commissioner of human services for grants for chemical dependency prevention programs.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1209: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring an applicant for provisional license to possess an instruction permit for 12 months; increasing number of required driving hours to qualify for provisional license; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 171.04, subdivision 1; 171.041; 171.05, subdivision 2a; 171.055, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Hoffman and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 1210: A bill for an act relating to education; granting teaching licensee to public postsecondary faculty experienced teaching subjects for which secondary and postsecondary credits are available; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.09, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Miller and Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1211: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the terms for reciprocity with Wisconsin; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.081.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1212: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing an intoxicating liquor license for a golf course in Duluth.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Marty, Dibble, Lourey, Franzen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1213: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting conversion therapy with children or vulnerable adults; prohibiting medical assistance coverage for conversion therapy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 214.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Cohen, Stumpf and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1214: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for equipment grants to Minnesota Public Radio.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Marty, Dziedzic, Pappas, Hall and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1215: A bill for an act relating to health; prohibiting the use of certain flame-retardant chemicals in certain products; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1216: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating funds to the community offender reentry program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic, Reinert, Eaton and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1217: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; establishing a new markets tax credit program; authorizing rulemaking; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297I.20, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116X.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.