State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 5, 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 Westrom and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1370: A bill for an act relating to education finance; authorizing early education services for certain students from adjoining states; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 121A.17, subdivision 5; 124D.041, subdivisions 1, 2; 124D.165, subdivision 2; 125A.03.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1371: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; making housekeeping changes to the Construction Codes and Licensing Division; removing obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws and rules; making conforming changes; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 326B.092, subdivisions 3, 7; 326B.094, subdivisions 2, 3; 326B.098, by adding a subdivision; 326B.106, subdivisions 4, 7; 326B.109, subdivision 2; 326B.135, subdivision 4; 326B.139; 326B.164, subdivision 8; 326B.184, subdivision 2; 326B.194; 326B.33, subdivisions 6, 15; 326B.37, subdivision 11; 326B.46, subdivisions 1b, 2; 326B.49, subdivision 3; 326B.56, subdivision 1; 326B.701, subdivision 3; 326B.811, subdivision 1; 326B.84; 326B.86, subdivision 1; 326B.921, subdivision 5; 326B.978, by adding a subdivision; 326B.99, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 326B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16C.0745; 326B.091, subdivision 6; 326B.106, subdivision 10; 326B.169; 326B.181; 471.465; 471.466; 471.467; 471.468.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1372: A bill for an act relating to state government; changing Legislative Coordinating Commission provisions; clarifying retirement plan coverage for certain part-time legislative employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 3.225, subdivisions 2, 3, 5; 3.303, subdivisions 3, 10; 352.01, subdivisions 2a, 2b; 352D.02, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1373: A bill for an act relating to retirement; Minnesota State Retirement System; clarifying retirement plan coverage for certain part-time legislative employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 352.01, subdivisions 2a, 2b; 352D.02, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Latz, Newman, Hall, Westrom and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1374: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing for the survival or continuation of an action after the death or disability of a party; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 573.01; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 540; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 540.12; 573.02, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1375: A bill for an act relating to state and local government; adding to requirement of access to a public body's journal under the Open Meeting Law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13D.01, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Pederson, J. ; Senjem; Dibble; Ruud and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1376: A bill for an act relating to transportation; providing for active transportation programs to support bicycle, pedestrian, and other nonmotorized transportation activities; requiring a legislative report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 174.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Sieben and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 1377: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying rulemaking governing groundwater quality monitoring; changing lead concentration level for elevated blood lead level; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 103H.201, subdivision 1; 144.9501, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1378: A bill for an act relating to water; modifying groundwater appropriation permit requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 103G.287, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Marty and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1379: A bill for an act relating to health; changing a quarantine provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.4196, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Reinert, Weber, Sparks, Stumpf and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1380: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; providing use for certain workforce housing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 469.174, subdivision 12; 469.175, subdivision 3; 469.176, subdivision 4c; 469.1761, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1381: A bill for an act relating to labor and industry; making housekeeping changes related to the Department of Labor and Industry, Office of Combative Sports, and apprenticeship programs; removing obsolete, redundant, and unnecessary laws and rules; making conforming changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 177.27, subdivision 4; 178.03, subdivision 3; 178.07; 181.171, subdivision 1; 182.6553, subdivisions 1, 2; 184.21, subdivision 4; 184.24, subdivision 1; 184.41; 341.21, subdivisions 2a, 4, 4f, 7, by adding a subdivision; 341.28, subdivision 3; 341.29; 341.30, subdivisions 1, 2, 4; 341.32, subdivisions 1, 2; 341.321; 341.33; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 181.12; 181.9435, subdivision 2; 184.22, subdivision 1; 184.25; 184.26; 184.27; 184.28; 184.29; 184.30, subdivision 1; 184.32; 184.33; 184.34; 184.35; 184.36; 184.38, subdivisions 2, 16, 17; 184.40; 609B.137; Minnesota Rules, parts 5200.0510; 5200.0520; 5200.0530; 5200.0540; 5200.0550; 5200.0560; 5200.0570; 5200.0750; 5200.0760.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Latz and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 1382: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; modifying thresholds for certain controlled substance crimes; creating new offenses specific to the possession of marijuana plants; eliminating mandatory minimum sentences for lower level controlled substance crimes while modifying mandatory minimums for first and second degree crimes; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 152.01, subdivisions 10, 16a, by adding a subdivision; 152.021, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 152.022, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 152.023, subdivisions 2, 3; 152.024, subdivision 3; 152.025, subdivisions 1, 2; 152.026; 152.18, subdivision 1; 244.10, subdivision 5a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 241.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Reinert, Jensen and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1383: A bill for an act relating to taxes; motor fuels and sales and use; exempting special fuels for certain off-road uses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 296A.16, subdivision 2; 297A.68, subdivision 19.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1384: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying certain pupil unit provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.05, subdivisions 8, 15; 126C.10, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1385: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the Board of Teaching to adopt standards for a specialized license, endorsement, or credential for project-based learning; requiring a project-based learning proposal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.09, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1386: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring school readiness teachers to be licensed; clarifying teacher licensure requirements for early childhood family education programs; clarifying the definition of teacher; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.26, subdivision 2; 122A.60, subdivision 1; 124D.13, subdivision 11; 124D.15, subdivision 3; 179A.03, subdivision 14; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 124D.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Tomassoni and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1387: A bill for an act relating to public safety; motor vehicles; modifying the date on which the commissioner of public safety must begin collecting contributions for Minnesota golf license plates; amending Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 11, section 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 1388: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the commissioner of transportation to report to the legislature on use of tolling.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Sparks, Weber, Scalze, Koenen and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1389: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to implement the noxious weed grant program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1390: A bill for an act relating to landlord and tenant; providing for alternative notice periods of intention to quit; specifying residential landlord notice requirements for intention to quit or a rent increase; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 504B.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hoffman, Eaton, Eken, Rosen and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1391: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money to Isuroon; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 145.928, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic, Champion, Hayden, Dibble and Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1392: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the re-creation of Hall's Island in Minneapolis; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Kent, Dibble and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1393: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing issuance of citations for certain work zone violations; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.06, subdivision 4a.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1394: A bill for an act relating to elections; changing the date of the state primary from August to June; changing the date of primary elections conducted by a political subdivision in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 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.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1395: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to disclose certain information related to consultants providing advice or analysis to the board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136F.06, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Senjem, Nienow, Housley, Chamberlain and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1396: A bill for an act relating to taxation; providing an equity and opportunity in education tax credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.01, subdivisions 19a, 19c; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1397: A bill for an act relating to economic development; business subsidies; providing for payback extensions; redirecting certain taconite deposits; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 298.24, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1398: A bill for an act relating to retirement; statewide and major local public retirement plans; eliminating various outdated or obsolete allowable service credit provisions; eliminating other outdated date references in pension provisions; clarifying or eliminating other ambiguous retirement provisions; correcting various pension-related headnotes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 352.01, subdivisions 11, 15; 352.021, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 352.029, subdivision 2; 352.22, subdivisions 8, 10; 352.23; 352.75, subdivision 2; 352.87, subdivision 8; 352B.011, subdivision 3; 352B.07; 352B.25; 353.01, subdivisions 2b, 6, 16, 17; 353.017, subdivision 2; 353.46, subdivision 2; 353.64, subdivisions 7a, 8, 9, 10; 353D.071, subdivision 2; 354.05, subdivisions 10, 13, 25; 354.07, subdivision 5; 354.092, subdivision 4; 354.42, subdivision 1a; 354.44, subdivisions 8, 9; 354.45, subdivision 1a; 354.48, subdivision 3; 354.51, subdivisions 1, 5; 354.52, subdivision 4c; 354.55, subdivision 10; 354A.011, subdivision 6; 354A.092; 354A.12, subdivision 3c; 354A.31, subdivision 7; 354A.42; 356.215, subdivisions 1, 18; 356.245; 356.40; 356.405; 356.407, subdivision 1; 356.415, subdivisions 1, 1a, 1d, 1e, 1f; 356.431; 356.62; 356B.10, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; 423A.02, subdivision 1b; 424A.001, subdivision 10; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 352.271; 352.75, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 6; 352.76; 352.91, subdivisions 3a, 3b; 352B.29; 353.83; 353.84; 353.85; 354.146, subdivisions 1, 3; 354.33, subdivisions 5, 6; 354.39; 354.55, subdivisions 13, 16, 17, 18, 19; 354.58; 354A.35, subdivision 2a; 356.42; 356.49, subdivision 2; 424A.03, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Reinert, Metzen, Senjem, Sparks and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1399: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing tax credits to encourage charitable contributions; establishing an endow Minnesota program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 297I.20, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Koenen, Eken, Saxhaug, Weber and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1400: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income; providing tax credits to encourage charitable contributions; establishing an endow Minnesota program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290.06, by adding a subdivision; 297I.20, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Marty, Carlson, Hoffman and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1401: A bill for an act relating to ethics in government; requiring conference committee and budget negotiations to be open to the public; closing a loophole in disclosure of economic interests of public officials to include disclosure of certain independent contracting and consulting; prohibiting former legislators, constitutional officers, and agency heads from lobbying for seven years after leaving office; requiring additional disclosure of lobbying and lobbyist contributions; requiring certain reports of lobbying activity; requiring disclosures of campaign contributions from lobbyists, principals, and political committees; modifying definition of expressly advocating; providing for disclosure of electioneering communications; providing penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 3.055, subdivision 1; 10A.01, subdivisions 5, 16a; 10A.04, subdivisions 4, 6; 10A.121, subdivision 1; 10A.20, subdivisions 3, 5; 10A.244; 10A.25, subdivision 3a; 10A.27, subdivision 15; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 10A.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 1402: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to marked Trunk Highway 95 in the city of Cambridge; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Fischbach; Ingebrigtsen; Pederson, J. and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1403: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for State Patrol troopers.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rosen, Lourey, Nelson, Miller and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1404: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing provisions governing critical access dental providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.76, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Rosen, Eken, Nelson, Franzen and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1405: A bill for an act relating to human services; permitting faculty members and resident dentists to enroll as medical assistance providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hawj, Gazelka, Saxhaug and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1406: A bill for an act relating to state lands; providing for public and private sales of certain state land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Pratt and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1407: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing a school to retain a student in grade 3 if they are not reading at grade level; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pratt and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1408: A bill for an act relating to education; requiring a minimum score on certain assessments in order to receive a high school diploma; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.02, subdivision 2; 120B.30, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Hoffman, Tomassoni, Gazelka and Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 1409: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain meals and drinks; expanding the sales tax exemption for certain capital equipment purchases; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.68, subdivision 5, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1410: A bill for an act relating to health; appropriating money for grant funding for opiate antagonist purchases and training.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1411: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending requirements governing Department of Transportation collection efforts for damage to state-owned property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 161.20, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Limmer; Pederson, J. ; Kiffmeyer; Hoffman and Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1412: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for an interchange on marked Interstate Highway 94 in Dayton; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Kent introduced--
S.F. No. 1413: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; expanding the trespass crime to include trespassing on a school bus; imposing a criminal penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.605, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Marty, Skoe, Saxhaug, Bakk and Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1414: A bill for an act relating to taxation; Sustainable Forest Incentive Act; transferring powers from the commissioner of revenue to the commissioner of natural resources; providing rules for transfer of ownership; providing additional eligibility, certification, and notification requirements; making clarifying changes; repealing obsolete provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290C.01; 290C.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 7; 290C.03; 290C.05; 290C.08; 290C.09; 290C.10; 290C.11; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 290C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290C.02, subdivisions 5, 9; 290C.06.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Tomassoni and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1415: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing factors to be considered in approving solar photovoltaic modules for a public utility solar project; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Goodwin, Eaton, Dibble and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1416: A bill for an act relating to local government; permitting local governments to donate certain surplus equipment to nonprofit organizations; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 471.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Tomassoni, Ingebrigtsen and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1417: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; appropriating money for grants recommended by the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest, Senjem and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1418: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the pricing and distribution of contact lenses; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325F.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Pappas and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1419: A bill for an act relating to state government; revising laws governing Minnesota ethnic councils; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 15; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 3.9223; 3.9225; 3.9226.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hall, Ingebrigtsen and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 1420: A bill for an act relating to lawful gambling; clarifying an exemption for certain raffles; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 349.166, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Dahms, Koenen, Weber, Senjem and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1421: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Lake Redwood reclamation and enhancement project; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1422: A bill for an act relating to health; limiting the use of synthetic turf on certain athletic fields; requiring the commissioner of health to study the impacts of the use of crumb rubber; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 145.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1423: A bill for an act relating to liquor; authorizing an intoxicating liquor license for Norway House; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.404, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1424: A bill for an act relating to family law; requiring notice of certain rights; modifying interest rates on judgments in family court actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 518.17, subdivision 3, by adding a subdivision; 549.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Rosen, Eaton, Hoffman, Benson and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1425: A bill for an act relating to health; making changes concerning the collection and disposal of legend drugs as pharmaceutical waste; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 151.01, by adding a subdivision; 151.37, subdivisions 2, 6, 7, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 152.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1426: A bill for an act relating to human services; expanding general assistance eligibility; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256D.01, subdivision 1a; 256D.05, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eaton, Marty, Sieben and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1427: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying electronic waste management provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 115A.1310, subdivisions 4, 7, 14, 15, 20, by adding subdivisions; 115A.1312; 115A.1314; 115A.1316; 115A.1318; 115A.1320; 115A.1322; 115A.1323; 115A.1328; 115A.9565; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 115A.1310, subdivisions 8, 12.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Westrom, Gazelka and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1428: A bill for an act relating to veterans; appropriating money for a grant to Stearns County for administrative funding to support a service provider serving veterans.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Nienow, Tomassoni and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1429: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing an exemption from E-Verify requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16C.075.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Marty, Hoffman, Scalze, Eaton and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1430: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying invasive species provisions; providing for temporary water surface use controls in construction areas; modifying state park permit provisions; regulating wake surfing; modifying life jacket requirements; modifying requirements for fire training; modifying auxiliary forest provisions; modifying forest bough account; modifying recreational vehicle transfer requirements; modifying authority to issue water use permits; providing civil penalties; requiring rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 84.788, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision; 84.84; 84.922, subdivision 4; 84D.01, subdivisions 13, 15, 17, 18; 84D.03, subdivision 3; 84D.06; 84D.10, subdivision 3; 84D.11, subdivision 1; 84D.12, subdivisions 1, 3; 84D.13, subdivisions 4, 5; 84D.15, subdivision 3; 85.054, subdivision 12; 86B.201, by adding a subdivision; 86B.313, subdivisions 1, 4; 86B.315; 88.17, subdivision 3; 88.49, subdivisions 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11; 88.491, subdivision 2; 88.50; 88.51, subdivisions 1, 3; 88.52, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6; 88.523; 88.53, subdivisions 1, 2; 88.6435, subdivision 4; 103G.271, subdivision 5; 282.011, subdivision 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 88.47; 88.48; 88.49, subdivisions 1, 2, 10; 88.491, subdivision 1; 88.51, subdivision 2; 282.013.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Marty, Eaton, Sieben, Hoffman and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 1431: A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying the renewable energy standard; enhancing the energy assurance and emergency conservation plan; establishing a petroleum end user program; modifying energy auditor standards; modifying eligibility for various siting requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 216B.1691, subdivision 2a; 216C.16, subdivisions 1, 2; 216C.31; 216E.01, subdivision 5; 216E.021; 216E.03, subdivision 3; 216E.05, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 216C; 216E; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216C.15.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Marty, Hoffman, Scalze, Eaton and Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1432: A bill for an act relating to environment; modifying public entity purchasing requirements; modifying recycling and solid waste provisions; modifying subsurface sewage treatment systems provisions; modifying compensable losses due to harmful substances; modifying eligibility for certain grants; requiring rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16C.073, subdivision 2; 115.55, subdivision 1; 115.56, subdivision 2; 115A.03, subdivisions 25b, 25c, by adding a subdivision; 115A.1310, subdivision 15; 115A.1415, subdivision 1; 115A.93, subdivisions 1, 3; 115A.94, subdivision 3; 115B.34, subdivision 2; 446A.073, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 473.8441.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Scalze, Dahms and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1433: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for comprehensive watershed management; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 103A.206; 103B.101, by adding a subdivision; 103C.101, by adding a subdivision; 103C.401, subdivision 1; 103C.501, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Sheran and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1434: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying human services data provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.46, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 13.461, subdivision 28; 13.4967, by adding a subdivision; 13.69, subdivision 1; 119B.02, subdivision 6; 245C.05, subdivisions 2c, 5; 245C.08, subdivision 2; 256.01, subdivisions 18d, 18e; 256B.04, by adding a subdivision; 626.557, subdivision 12b.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Gazelka, Tomassoni, Koenen and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1435: A bill for an act relating to firearms; repealing prohibitions on the possession and use of suppressors; requiring chief law enforcement officers to complete federal certifications relating to suppressors in a timely manner; providing for an appeal process for denial of certification; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 97B.031, subdivision 4; 609.66, subdivision 1a, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.66, subdivision 1h.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1436: A bill for an act relating to transportation; amending headlamp requirements for motorcycles; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.49.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Wiklund, Wiger, Hoffman, Dziedzic and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1437: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for research and teacher professional development.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1438: A bill for an act relating to administrative rules; modifying requirements of a retired workers' compensation judges provision; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 14.49.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Dahle, Housley and Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1439: A bill for an act relating to local government; adding to the definition of "energy conservation measure" in the Uniform Municipal Contracting Law; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 471.345, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Rosen, Eaton, Hoffman, Benson and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1440: A bill for an act relating to health; making changes to the Minnesota prescription monitoring program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 152.126, subdivisions 1, 3, 5, 6; repealing Laws 2014, chapter 286, article 7, section 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Rosen and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1441: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for a rate increase for certain providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.0625, subdivision 38; 256B.763.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Nelson and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1442: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a supplementary group residential housing rate for certain facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256I.05, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1443: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for an economic development center and a mental health facility; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Sparks, Gazelka, Limmer and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1444: A bill for an act relating to real property; mortgages; clarifying provisions relating to foreclosure sales; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 580.07, subdivision 2; 580.30, subdivision 1; 582.25.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Benson and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1445: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; allowing a subtraction for the value of charity health care services; providing for informational reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.12, by adding a subdivision; 290.01, subdivision 19b; 290.091, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Carlson, Saxhaug and Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1446: A bill for an act relating to veterans; changing "Hire a Veteran Month" from May to July; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 10.565.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Tomassoni, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1447: A bill for an act relating to public works; requiring the use or supply of American steel products on certain projects; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 16B.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.