State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, March 9, 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 Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 1448: A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing Minnesota Environmental Contamination Awareness Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 115C.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 115B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Hall, Brown, Kiffmeyer, Anderson and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 1449: A bill for an act relating to education; clarifying parental review of curriculum; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120B.20.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1450: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing that certain administrative hearings be paid for from appropriations to the Office of Administrative Hearings; canceling and appropriating money to the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 211B.37.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1451: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the local sales tax authorities for the cities of Mankato and North Mankato; amending Laws 1991, chapter 291, article 8, section 27, subdivisions 3, as amended, 4, as amended, 5, 6; Laws 2008, chapter 366, article 7, section 20.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1452: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for improvements to public infrastructure in the city of Currie; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1453: A bill for an act relating to commerce; providing an exemption from bullion coin dealer regulation for dealers in certain coins; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 80G.01, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1454: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing public sale of certain tax-forfeited land that borders public water.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1455: A bill for an act relating to veterans; repealing commissioner of veterans affairs guardianship program; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 196.051.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Rest, Bakk, Senjem, Hawj and Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1456: A bill for an act relating to historical societies; creating employment and contracting provisions for historic conservation corps; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 177.43, subdivision 2; 268.035, subdivision 20; 471.59, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 138.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1457: A bill for an act relating to human services; eliminating authority of the commissioner of human services to transfer certain funds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256.478.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1458: A bill for an act relating to human services; discontinuing the child support application fee; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 518A.51; 518A.53, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1459: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; making policy and technical changes to various agriculture related provisions, including provisions related to loans, pesticides, fertilizer, soil amendment, plant amendment, registrations, agricultural chemicals, seeds, grain storage, and food; modifying fees; repealing agricultural growth, research, and innovation program sunset; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 17.03, subdivision 11a; 17.117, subdivision 11; 18B.37, subdivisions 2, 3, 4; 18B.38, subdivision 1; 18C.235, subdivision 1; 18C.411, by adding a subdivision; 18D.201, subdivision 6; 21.81, by adding subdivisions; 21.82, subdivisions 2, 4; 21.85, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 21.87; 21.89, subdivision 2; 21.891, subdivisions 2, 5; 34A.11; 232.22, subdivision 5; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 18C.235, subdivision 2; 41A.12, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Tomassoni, Saxhaug and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1460: A bill for an act relating to state lands; exempting university land from the prohibition on selling lands bordering public waters; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 92.45.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Kent and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1461: A bill for an act relating to transportation; data practices; classifying data pertaining to certain construction project schedules; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.72, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1462: A bill for an act relating to occupational safety; modifying the Safe Patient Handling Act; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 182.6552, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Kent, Housley, Dibble, Hawj and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1463: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Gateway Corridor Transitway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Kent, Housley, Dibble, Hawj and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1464: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Gateway Corridor Transitway.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1465: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing operating payment rates for certain nursing facilities in Koochiching County; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1466: A bill for an act relating to economic development; Department of Employment and Economic Development; making policy changes; modifying data sharing; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 116J.035, subdivision 1a; 171.12, subdivision 7; 268.19, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Johnson and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 1467: A bill for an act relating to education finance; providing full funding for the college concurrent enrollment program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.091; 126C.20.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Goodwin, Kent, Eaton and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 1468: A bill for an act relating to elections; providing for early voting; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 201.022, subdivision 1; 203B.001; 203B.01, by adding a subdivision; 203B.03, subdivision 1; 203B.05, subdivision 1; 203B.081; 203B.085; 203B.121, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, by adding a subdivision; 204B.28, subdivision 2; 206.82, subdivision 1; 206.83; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 203B.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Goodwin, Kent, Eaton and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 1469: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring the commissioner of health to adopt specific rules relating to the incidence of cancer; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 144.672, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1470: A bill for an act relating to education finance; increasing funding for the Minnesota reading corps program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1471: A bill for an act relating to health; making changes to provisions governing receivership of nursing homes or certified boarding care homes; establishing a unified home care bill of rights; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144A.15; 256B.0641, subdivision 3; 256B.495, subdivisions 1, 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 144A.14; 256B.495, subdivisions 1a, 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Franzen, Goodwin, Dziedzic, Limmer and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1472: A bill for an act relating to data practices; allowing safe at home program participants to submit notices affecting property records filed before the notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.045, subdivision 4a.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Carlson, Dibble, Westrom, Dziedzic and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1473: A bill for an act relating to data practices; authorizing certain data on disability certificate holders to be released for purposes of enforcing parking restrictions in cities and towns; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 13.69, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1474: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying licensing requirements for body piercing technicians; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 146B.01, subdivisions 6, 28, by adding a subdivision; 146B.03, subdivisions 4, 6, by adding subdivisions; 146B.07, subdivisions 1, 2.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 1475: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating the redemption period in pawn transactions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 325J.06.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Franzen and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1476: A bill for an act relating to the secretary of state; regulating business fees and filings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 272.484; 303.19; 304A.301, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, by adding a subdivision; 336A.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Pederson, J. and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1477: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a road of regional significance in Benton County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dziedzic, Latz and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 1478: A bill for an act relating to corrections; repealing the old Interstate Compact for Juveniles; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 260.51; 260.53.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Saxhaug, Bakk, Skoe, Gazelka and Ruud introduced--
S.F. No. 1479: A bill for an act relating taxation; property; modifying the state general levy base amount; modifying seasonal residential recreational tax capacity; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.025, subdivisions 1, 3; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.025, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Dziedzic, Hayden, Koenen and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1480: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for a grant to Ka Joog for a job skills and workforce development pilot program; appropriating money for grants to expand Takeoff 4-H STEAM for Somali youth.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1481: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying certain career and technical education funding provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.4531, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1482: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying certain general education revenue provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.10, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 1483: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain high school league provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 128C.02, subdivision 5; 128C.07, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Clausen, Carlson, Senjem and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1484: A bill for an act relating to human services; directing the commissioner of human services to seek federal waivers and approvals for a residential campus program for individuals with autism spectrum disorder; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Clausen, Carlson, Senjem and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1485: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying foster care licensing for individuals with autism; amending Laws 2012, chapter 247, article 5, section 7.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Clausen, Osmek, Carlson, Pratt and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1486: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying the composition of the Transportation Advisory Board of the Metropolitan Council; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.146, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Carlson, Bonoff, Pratt, Osmek and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1487: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating funds for a suburban connections demonstration project.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Miller; Pederson, J. ; Bonoff; Reinert and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 1488: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing the MnSCU campus autonomy act; clarifying and prescribing the roles of campus authority and system authority in the MnSCU system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 136F.06, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Kent, Marty, Ruud, Pappas and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1489: A bill for an act relating to sexual assault; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 611A.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Franzen, Dibble, Dziedzic, Champion and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1490: A bill for an act relating to marriage; authorizing certain mayors to perform civil marriages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 517.04.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Champion, Rosen, Cohen, Schmit and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1491: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the historic Hennepin Center for the Arts; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hoffman and Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 1492: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tax increment financing; modifying provisions for the city of Coon Rapids.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hayden, Hoffman, Marty, Eken and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1493: A bill for an act relating to human services; repealing the TEFRA monetary parental contribution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.46, subdivision 2; 246.511; 252.27, subdivisions 1, 2a, 3; 270B.14, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 252.27, subdivisions 2, 2b, 4a, 5, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eaton, Dziedzic and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1494: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; expanding the dependent care credit; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.067, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.067, subdivisions 2, 2b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1495: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for policy for early childhood and kindergarten through grade 12 education, including general education, education excellence, special education, facilities and technology, early childhood education, libraries, and state agencies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16A.103, subdivision 1c; 120B.022, subdivisions 1, 1b; 120B.024, subdivision 2; 120B.12, subdivision 2; 120B.125; 120B.30, subdivisions 1, 1a, 3, 4, by adding subdivisions; 120B.31, subdivision 2; 122A.31, subdivisions 1, 2; 122A.414, subdivision 3; 122A.60, subdivision 4; 123A.24, subdivision 1; 123B.77, subdivision 3; 123B.88, subdivision 1; 124D.09, subdivisions 5a, 9; 124D.10, subdivisions 3, 4, 8, 9, 12, 14, by adding a subdivision; 124D.128, subdivision 1; 124D.165, subdivisions 2, 3, 4, by adding subdivisions; 124D.72; 124D.73, subdivisions 3, 4; 124D.74, subdivisions 1, 3, 6; 124D.75, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 9; 124D.76; 124D.78; 124D.79, subdivisions 1, 2; 124D.791, subdivision 4; 125A.023, subdivisions 3, 4; 125A.027; 125A.21; 125A.28; 125A.63, subdivisions 4, 5; 125A.75, subdivision 9; 125A.76, subdivisions 1, 2c; 125B.26, subdivision 2; 126C.10, subdivision 13a; 126C.13, subdivisions 3a, 4; 126C.17, subdivisions 1, 2; 126C.48, subdivision 8; 127A.05, subdivision 6, by adding a subdivision; 127A.49, subdivision 1; 127A.70, subdivision 1; 134.20, subdivision 2; Laws 2014, chapter 312, article 16, section 15; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.128; 120B.35, subdivision 5; 125A.63, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 126C.12, subdivision 6; 126C.41, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1496: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; adopting recommendations of the Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council; making federal conformity, policy, and technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 268.035, subdivisions 6, 21b, 26, 30; 268.051, subdivision 7; 268.07, subdivisions 2, 3b; 268.085, subdivisions 1, 2; 268.095, subdivisions 1, 10; 268.105, subdivisions 3, 7; 268.136, subdivision 1; 268.188; 268.194, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 268.042, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Torres Ray introduced--
S.F. No. 1497: A bill for an act relating to employment; occupational health and safety; requiring that records be kept of the ethnicity of certain injured, sick, or deceased employees; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 182.663, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Wiger and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1498: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing districts to compensate effective and highly effective teachers teaching in hard-to-staff settings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.414, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dahle and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 1499: A bill for an act relating to local government; extending the time period to file certificate of approval of a special law for the Cedar Lake area water and sanitary sewer district.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Torres Ray and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1500: A bill for an act relating to elections; requiring county auditors to post sample ballots on the county's Web site; requiring publication of notice on where sample ballots can be viewed; removing requirement to publish sample ballot; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 204D.16.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Torres Ray and Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 1501: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for family literacy services and a high school community action program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1502: A bill for an act relating to education; directing the Board of Teaching to adopt standards for an endorsement enabling licensed high school teachers to provide dual enrollment instruction at a high school; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.09, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Clausen, Torres Ray and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1503: A bill for an act relating to financing and operations of state government; appropriating money for Minnesota history preservation and access activities.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1504: A bill for an act relating to health; changing the expiration date for e-Health Advisory Committee, the Trauma Advisory Council, and the Maternal and Child Health Advisory Task Force; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62J.495, subdivision 2; 144.608, subdivision 2; 145.8811, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1505: A bill for an act relating to education; implementing portions of the 2013 legislative auditor's report on special education.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1506: A bill for an act relating to state government; modifying procedures for creation, annexation, detachment, and dissolution of sanitary districts; modifying filing and hearing requirements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 442A.04, subdivisions 2, 3, 8, 9; 442A.05, subdivisions 2, 4, 9, 10; 442A.06, subdivisions 2, 4, 9, 10; 442A.07, subdivisions 2, 3, 8, 9; 442A.08; 442A.13, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1507: A bill for an act relating to criminal justice; appropriating money for a law enforcement-related grant to the White Earth Band.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Bonoff and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 1508: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing charter schools to give an enrollment preference to children who are eligible for a free or reduced-price lunch; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.10, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1509: A bill for an act relating to public safety; establishing policies to address motorcycle profiling; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 626.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Dziedzic, Ortman and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1510: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying exemptions for durable medical equipment and supplies; providing for refunds; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.67, subdivision 7a; Laws 2013, chapter 143, article 8, sections 22, as amended; 23, as amended.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Benson, Hall, Anderson and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 1511: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring exclusive representative for personal care attendants to notify members of certain terms; requiring exclusive representative to allow personal care attendants to terminate membership with 30-day notice; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 179A.52, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Hoffman, Sparks, Metzen, Wiger and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1512: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; regulating interest on verdicts, awards, and judgments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 549.09, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 549.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hann, Kiffmeyer and Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 1513: A bill for an act relating to education; dissolving Special School District No. 1, Minneapolis; providing for the transition and operation of successor school districts; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 128D.01; 128D.02; 128D.03; 128D.04; 128D.05; 128D.06; 128D.07; 128D.08, subdivisions 1, 3, 4; 128D.09; 128D.10; 128D.11; 128D.12; 128D.13; 128D.14; 128D.15; 128D.16; 128D.17.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Carlson, Kent and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1514: A bill for an act relating to public safety; motor vehicles; clarifying filing fees charged by deputy registrars; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168.33, subdivision 7; 168A.07, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Marty, Skoe, Saxhaug, Rosen and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 1515: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying Wetland Conservation Act; requiring rulemaking; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 103B.101, by adding a subdivision; 103B.3355; 103F.612, subdivision 2; 103G.005, by adding a subdivision; 103G.222, subdivisions 1, 3; 103G.2242, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 12, 14; 103G.2251.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Hoffman, Ingebrigtsen, Dibble and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 1516: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; providing rebates for natural gas vehicles and fueling stations; establishing a rebate program with the Department of Commerce; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Carlson, Hoffman, Marty and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1517: A bill for an act relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to seek an amendment to the budget methodology for consumer-directed community supports.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Ruud, Saxhaug, Hoffman, Weber and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1518: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for condemnation of certain school trust lands; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 92.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1519: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a road of regional significance in Sartell; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Benson, Nienow, Newman and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1520: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; providing that wine produced by a farm winery is an agricultural product for property tax classification purposes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.13, subdivision 23.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Sheran, Nelson, Benson and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1521: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying requirements for the license of health professionals; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 214.077; 214.10, subdivisions 2, 2a; 214.32, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dibble and Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1522: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; prohibiting certain Internet sales of restricted use pesticides; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 18B.30.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1523: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating health coverages; modifying coverages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62A.3075; 62A.65, subdivision 3; 62L.05, subdivision 9; 62L.08, by adding a subdivision; 62Q.18; 62Q.73, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1524: A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money to the Minnesota State Council on Disability.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 1525: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying various provisions impacting or enforced by the Department of Transportation; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 160.20, subdivision 4; 160.266, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding subdivisions; 161.321, subdivisions 2a, 2c, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Jensen and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1526: A bill for an act relating to insurance; specifying geographical considerations in regard to implementing and adjusting the Affordable Care Act in this state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62K.10, subdivisions 2, 3.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Hoffman, Brown, Benson and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1527: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing payment rates for certain services provided by a hospital that specializes in the treatment of cerebral palsy and other conditions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.76, subdivision 1; 256B.766; 256B.767.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1528: A bill for an act relating to education finance; enhancing PSEO payments to postsecondary institutions to include textbook and equipment costs; creating a greater financial incentive for school districts to encourage student participation in the PSEO program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 124D.09, subdivisions 13, 20; 126C.05, subdivision 13.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1529: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for restoration of the Champlin Mill Pond; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hoffman, Metzen, Lourey and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1530: A bill for an act relating to insurance; requiring health plan companies to offer enrollees a choice in pharmacy providers; requiring coverage for health care services provided by licensed pharmacists; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62Q.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1531: A bill for an act relating to state government; regulating agency rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 3.842, subdivision 4a; 14.05, subdivisions 1, 6, by adding subdivisions; 14.07, subdivision 4; 14.08; 14.101, subdivision 1; 14.116; 14.125; 14.126, subdivision 2; 14.128, subdivision 3; 14.131; 14.14, subdivisions 1a, 2a; 14.16, subdivision 3; 14.22; 14.23; 14.25; 14.26; 14.365; 14.388, subdivision 1; 14.389; 14.51; 115.44, subdivision 7; 116.07, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 14.05, subdivision 5; 14.3895.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1532: A bill for an act relating to administrative hearings; requiring transfer of costs incurred for certain hearings; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1533: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; modifying the extended employment program for persons with disabilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 268A.01, subdivisions 6, 10, 13, by adding subdivisions; 268A.03; 268A.06; 268A.07; 268A.085; 268A.15, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 268A.01, subdivisions 9, 14; 268A.15, subdivisions 1a, 3a, 9.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1534: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; creating conservation easement stewardship accounts; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 84; 103B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 84.68.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1535: A bill for an act relating to higher education; making various technical and policy changes to provisions related to higher education, including provisions related to grants, loans, registration, and various higher education programs; prohibiting certain institutions from limiting access to a student's transcript; providing procedures to terminate a postsecondary institution's eligibility for state student aid programs; modifying terms of SELF loan; modernizing, streamlining, and clarifying various statutes; eliminating unnecessary or redundant laws and rules; deleting obsolete language and unnecessary verbiage; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.32, subdivision 6; 16C.075; 136A.01, by adding a subdivision; 136A.031, subdivision 4; 136A.0411; 136A.101, subdivision 8; 136A.103; 136A.125, subdivisions 4, 4b; 136A.1313; 136A.15, subdivision 9; 136A.1701, subdivision 4; 136A.61; 136A.62, subdivision 3; 136A.63, subdivision 2; 136A.64, subdivision 1; 136A.65, subdivisions 4, 7; 136A.657, subdivisions 1, 3, by adding a subdivision; 136A.67; 136A.861, subdivision 1; 136A.87; 136G.05, subdivision 7; 141.21, subdivisions 5, 6a, 9; 141.25; 141.251, subdivision 2; 141.255; 141.26; 141.265; 141.271, subdivisions 1a, 1b, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14; 141.28; 141.29; 141.30; 141.32; 141.35; 197.75, subdivision 1; 261.23; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 135A.25, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; 136A.127, subdivisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 9b, 10, 10a, 11, 14; 158.01; 158.02; 158.03; 158.04; 158.05; 158.06; 158.07; 158.08; 158.09; 158.091; 158.10; 158.11; 158.12; Minnesota Rules, parts 4830.0120; 4830.0130; 4830.0140; 4830.0150; 4830.0160; 4830.0170; 4830.0180; 4830.0190; 4830.0195; 4830.7500, subparts 2a, 2b, 2c, 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Bonoff, Champion and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1536: A bill for an act relating to education; appropriating money for a pilot program to Girls in Action.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1537: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; providing for riparian buffers; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103F.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Koenen, Schmit, Weber and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1538: A bill for an act relating to housing finance; appropriating money for the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1539: A bill for an act relating to civil law; requiring certificates of dissolution; adding requirements to the certificate of dissolution form; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 518.148.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 1540: A bill for an act relating to insurance; expanding health insurance coverage for hearing aids; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62Q.675.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Bonoff and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1541: A bill for an act relating to education; reporting school and district data on foreign exchange and study abroad programs; encouraging foreign exchange and study abroad programs and policies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1542: A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for the Resilient Schools Act; establishing a statewide energy conservation goal for public schools; requiring reports; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 123B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Brown, Kiffmeyer, Ruud, Thompson and Westrom introduced--
S.F. No. 1543: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for participation in athletic teams; establishing the Student Physical Privacy Act; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 121A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 1544: A bill for an act relating to public safety; authorizing issuance of a criminal protection order as part of a sentence; creating new criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 609.10, subdivision 1; 609.125, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Nienow introduced--
S.F. No. 1545: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring petition for restoration of ability to possess firearms by felon be made in court of conviction; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.165, subdivision 1d.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hoffman, Dahle and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1546: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; establishing a perennial feedstock program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41A.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1547: A bill for an act relating to public safety; 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.60, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 13; 171.29, subdivisions 1, 2; 171.30, subdivision 1; 171.306, subdivisions 4, 6.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1548: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring ignition interlock for DWI repeat offenders, DWI offenders with high alcohol concentration, and criminal vehicular homicide offenders; amending licensing provisions for DWI offenders; amending ignition interlock requirements; authorizing expedited rulemaking; increasing criminal penalties; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169A.55, subdivisions 2, 4, 5; 171.29, subdivision 1; 171.30, subdivisions 1, 2a, 5; 171.306, subdivisions 1, 4, 5, 6, 8.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1549: A bill for an act relating to game and fish; establishing a pilot program in southeastern Minnesota for issuing additional deer licenses to landowners with deer damage; requiring a Web site for connecting landowners suffering deer damage with deer hunters.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 1550: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; establishing the Mississippi Blufflands Trail; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 85.015, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Sieben introduced--
S.F. No. 1551: A bill for an act relating to nonprofit organizations; establishing a nonprofit capacity building grant program; requiring the attorney general to post certain tax records filed by charitable organizations; requiring a report; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 309.54, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Metzen, Limmer and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1552: A bill for an act relating to transportation; commercially navigable waters; creating an upriver business grant program for businesses affected by the closure of the Upper St. Anthony Falls Lock and Dam; modifying the transportation economic development program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 174.12, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1553: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing for human services policy modifications; authorizing the use of unmarked vehicles by tobacco inspector staff; modifying requirements for background study expenses; modifying cost of care requirements for persons committed by tribal courts; requiring compliance with the Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act; continuing a council; authorizing rulemaking; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 168.012, subdivision 1; 245C.10, by adding a subdivision; 253B.212, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision; 260C.168; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Kent; Petersen, B. ; Wiger and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1554: A bill for an act relating to education; providing for student placement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 122A.40, subdivision 8; 122A.41, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1555: A bill for an act relating to public safety; prohibiting cell phone use for drivers under age 18; requiring drivers to use a provisional driver's license until age 18; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 169.475, subdivision 2; 171.04, subdivision 1; 171.055, subdivision 2; 171.06, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1556: A bill for an act relating to traffic regulations; establishing a minimum fine for second or subsequent violation of prohibition on use of wireless communications devices while driving; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 169.475, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.