State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, March 11, 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 Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1557: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; eliminating the automatic inflation of the state general levy; reducing the state general levy amount; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.025, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Skoe, Rest, Eaton, Gazelka and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1558: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making technical and clarifying changes to individual income and corporate franchise taxes, estate taxes, sales and use taxes, special taxes, property taxes, and other taxes and tax provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 69.021, subdivision 5; 270A.03, subdivision 5; 270C.35, by adding a subdivision; 270C.72, subdivision 4; 272.02, subdivision 9; 273.032; 273.33, subdivisions 1, 2; 274.01, subdivision 1; 274.135, subdivision 3; 275.065, subdivision 1; 282.01, subdivisions 1a, 1d; 289A.08, subdivision 11; 289A.09, subdivision 2; 290.01, subdivisions 19b, 19c, 19d; 290.0671, subdivision 6a; 290.0672, subdivision 1; 290.091, subdivision 3; 290.0921, subdivision 3; 290.0922, subdivision 2; 291.031; 296A.01, subdivision 42; 296A.07, subdivision 1; 297A.82, subdivision 4a; 297A.94; 297H.06, subdivision 2; 297I.05, subdivision 2; 297I.10, subdivisions 1, 3; 298.01, subdivisions 3b, 4c; 469.190, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2014, chapter 308, article 9, section 94; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 273.111, subdivision 9a; 281.22; Minnesota Rules, part 8092.2000.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Skoe, Rest, Eaton, Gazelka and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1559: A bill for an act relating to taxation; making policy changes to individual income and corporate franchise taxes, estate taxes, excise taxes, special taxes, property taxes, and other miscellaneous taxes and tax provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.51, subdivision 2; 270.071, subdivisions 2, 7, 8, by adding a subdivision; 270.072, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding a subdivision; 270.12, by adding a subdivision; 270.82, subdivision 1; 270B.14, subdivision 1; 270C.30; 270C.33, subdivision 5; 270C.34, subdivision 2; 270C.347, subdivision 1; 270C.35, subdivision 3; 270C.445, by adding a subdivision; 270C.446, subdivision 5; 270C.89, subdivision 1; 271.06, subdivisions 2, 7; 272.02, subdivision 10; 272.0211, subdivision 1; 272.025, subdivision 1; 272.029, subdivisions 2, 4, by adding a subdivision; 272.0295, subdivision 4; 272.115, subdivision 2; 273.061, subdivision 7; 273.08; 273.121, by adding a subdivision; 273.124, subdivision 13; 273.371; 273.372, subdivisions 2, 4, by adding subdivisions; 274.13, subdivision 1; 275.62, subdivision 2; 278.01, subdivision 1; 287.2205; 289A.08, subdivision 16, by adding a subdivision; 289A.09, subdivisions 1, 2; 289A.11, subdivision 1; 289A.12, subdivision 14; 289A.38, subdivision 6; 289A.50, subdivision 7; 289A.60, subdivision 28; 290A.19; 290C.03; 290C.13, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivision 10; 295.54, subdivision 2; 295.55, subdivision 6; 296A.01, subdivision 33, by adding a subdivision; 296A.02, by adding a subdivision; 296A.22, subdivision 9; 296A.26; 297D.02; 297E.02, subdivisions 3, 7; 297E.04, subdivision 1; 297E.05, subdivision 4; 297E.06, subdivision 1; 297F.09, subdivision 1; 297F.23; 297G.09, subdivision 1; 297G.22; 297I.30, by adding a subdivision; 297I.60, subdivision 2; 469.319, subdivision 5; 477A.013, by adding a subdivision; 477A.19, by adding subdivisions; 559.202, subdivision 2; Laws 2014, chapter 308, article 1, section 14, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 290B; 290C; 293; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 290C.02, subdivisions 5, 9; 290C.06.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1560: A bill for an act relating to metropolitan government; establishing a task force to study and make recommendations on metropolitan governance.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Gazelka and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1561: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; eliminating the automatic inflation and exempting the first tier of commercial-industrial property from the state general levy; repealing apportionment; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.025, subdivisions 1, 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.025, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1562: A bill for an act relating to state government; appropriating money for a bust of Senator Rod Grams.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Lourey, Latz and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 1563: A bill for an act relating to public safety; requiring the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to do background checks at the request of Indian tribes; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299C.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 1564: A bill for an act relating to education; creating alternative accountability measures for certain schools; requesting a federal waiver; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.11, subdivision 1a; 120B.36, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 120B.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Torres Ray, Johnson, Wiger and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1565: A bill for an act relating to education; school boards; requiring a student member to serve on a school board; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 123B.09, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Goodwin, Eaton and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1566: A bill for an act relating to commerce; regulating abusive acts in auto insurance claims; providing penalties and remedies; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 65B.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Goodwin, Eaton, Eken and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1567: A bill for an act relating to commerce; requiring an insurer to respond to an agent's request for reasons for an increase in premiums for a customer; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Dziedzic, Hawj, Saxhaug and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1568: A bill for an act relating to housing; appropriating money for Open Access Connection voice mail services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Eaton and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 1569: A bill for an act relating to health; expanding the distribution of naloxone; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eaton, Hoffman and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 1570: A bill for an act relating to higher education; appropriating money for the addiction medicine graduate medical education fellowship program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1571: A bill for an act relating to state lands; authorizing the private sale of certain tax-forfeited lands in St. Louis County.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1572: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for construction of a regional ice arena in Windom; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 1573: A bill for an act relating to transportation; motor carriers; prohibiting certain commercial motor vehicles from operating in Minnesota while a federal out-of-service order is effective; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 221.031, by adding a subdivision; 221.605, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 1574: A bill for an act relating to public safety; clarifying requirements for overdimensional load escort drivers; amending amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299D.085, subdivision 2.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Torres Ray and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1575: A bill for an act relating to the city of Richfield; extending duration of a redevelopment tax increment financing district.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1576: A bill for an act relating to human services; continuing the payment rates for primary care services and immunization administration services for medical assistance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.76, subdivision 7.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Nelson, Bonoff, Miller, Pratt and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1577: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to implement a goal of timely degree and certificate completion; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136F.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1578: A bill for an act relating to state lands; requiring sale of certain donated land.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1579: A bill for an act relating to liquor; abolishing classification of 3.2 percent malt liquor; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 340A.101, subdivision 19; 340A.403; 340A.408, subdivision 1; 340A.411; 340A.412, subdivision 6; 340A.504, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Carlson, Benson, Eaton, Rosen and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1580: A bill for an act relating to health; requiring commissioner of health to develop a list of authorized entities; allowing certain individuals to obtain and administer epinephrine without a prescription; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 144.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Koenen, Dibble and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1581: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money to the Board of Water and Soil Resources for wetland replacement program; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Hawj, Goodwin and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1582: A bill for an act relating to marriage; authorizing legislators to perform civil marriages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 517.04.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1583: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for the Children's Discovery Museum in Grand Rapids for new exhibits.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Saxhaug, Eken and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1584: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for adult workforce programs.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1585: A bill for an act relating to education; allowing charter school students to participate in the extracurricular activities of their resident district; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 123B.36, subdivision 1; 123B.49, subdivision 4; 124D.10, subdivision 8.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1586: A bill for an act relating to economic development; requiring a report regarding the economic impact of noncompete agreements.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1587: A bill for an act relating to real property; extending the protection of the equity-stripping law to owners of agricultural property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 325N.10, subdivisions 2, 7; 325N.17.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Koenen and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1588: A bill for an act relating to mental health; authorizing medical assistance coverage for psychiatric residential treatment for persons under age 21; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dziedzic and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 1589: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for youth employment programs.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1590: A bill for an act relating to public safety; appropriating money to address alternatives to juvenile detention throughout the state.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hoffman, Rosen and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1591: A bill for an act relating to human services; increasing the medical assistance reimbursement rate for critical access mental health services provided by certain providers; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.763.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Clausen, Hoffman, Eaton, Hayden and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1592: A bill for an act relating to insurance; modifying requirements for utilization review of certain mental health and substance abuse services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 62M.09, subdivisions 3, 3a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Tomassoni, Lourey, Bakk, Saxhaug and Reinert introduced--
S.F. No. 1593: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing a James L. Oberstar Memorial Bikeway; modifying provisions governing state bikeways; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 160.266, subdivisions 2, 3, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Osmek and Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1594: A bill for an act relating to natural resources; modifying penalty for unlawfully taking wolves; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 97B.648.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Dibble, Dziedzic and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1595: A bill for an act relating to vocational rehabilitation; appropriating money for seniors who are becoming blind.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1596: A bill for an act relating to state government; requiring the legislative auditor to evaluate economic development incentive programs; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1597: A bill for an act relating to public safety; firefighters; modifying licensure requirements; providing for license reciprocity; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 299N.01, subdivision 2; 299N.02, subdivision 2; 299N.03, subdivisions 3, 5, 6, 7; 299N.04, subdivision 3; 299N.05, subdivisions 1, 5, 6, 7, 8; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 299N; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299N.05, subdivisions 3, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1598: A bill for an act relating to transportation; governing volunteer-based nonprofit providers of special transportation service; providing for operating regulations; making technical changes; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 174.29, subdivision 1; 174.30, subdivisions 1, 2a, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1599: A bill for an act relating to sustainable agriculture; modifying certain programs and grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 17.115, subdivisions 2, 3; 17.116.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Dibble, Hayden, Dziedzic and Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 1600: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Lake Street Transit Station; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Pappas, Hawj, Hoffman, Kiffmeyer and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1601: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for a revolving loan fund and Little Africa virtual marketing and branding network.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 1602: A bill for an act relating to human rights; making changes to scope of application for certificate of compliance; clarifying requirements for bids and proposals from certain businesses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 363A.36, subdivision 1; 363A.37, subdivision 1; 473.144.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Eaton and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 1603: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; providing criminal and civil penalties for use of automated sales suppression devices; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 609.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Thompson, Clausen and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 1604: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring funds from nonstate and nonfederal sources for certain monuments maintained by the Department of Transportation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 161.139.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Benson, Brown and Chamberlain introduced--
S.F. No. 1605: A bill for an act relating to state grants; preventing the state from entering into a grant agreement with grantees disclosing certain information; requiring the attorney general to post federal tax information filed by charitable organizations on the attorney general's charities database Web site; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16B.98, subdivision 5; 309.54, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Benson, Lourey, Rosen and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1606: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a jobs and health innovation grant program for hard-to-employ Minnesotans; requiring reports; authorizing pay for performance bonds; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256E.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Benson, Rosen, Nelson, Gazelka and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1607: A bill for an act relating to health; eliminating the MNsure Board; placing MNsure under the regulatory authority of the commissioner of human services; changing rulemaking provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 62V.02, subdivisions 2, 11; 62V.03; 62V.04; 62V.05; 62V.06; 62V.07; 62V.08; 62V.09; 62V.11.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Osmek; Newman; Kiffmeyer; Pederson, J. and Pratt introduced--
S.F. No. 1608: A bill for an act relating to the State Lottery; dedicating certain net proceeds for local roads and bridges; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 349A.10, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 1609: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; requiring certain information for custom formula feed sold; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 25.35.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Metzen, Tomassoni, Wiger, Dahle and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1610: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mighty Ducks grants for new or renovated air handling systems of indoor ice facilities; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Skoe and Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1611: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for construction and renovation of facilities in Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1612: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Arrowhead Regional Health and Wellness Center in Hermantown; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Miller, Bonoff and Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1613: A bill for an act relating to education; postsecondary; MnSCU course and credit policies; requiring a report; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Petersen, B. introduced--
S.F. No. 1614: A bill for an act relating to county attorneys; modifying standards related to issuance of administrative subpoenas; requiring disclosure; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 388.23, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 6, by adding subdivisions.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Nelson, Rest and Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 1615: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying the K-12 education expense credit; increasing the credit amount and increasing the income phaseout for the credit; adjusting the credit phaseout threshold for inflation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.0674, subdivision 2, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Nelson, Rest, Pratt and Rosen introduced--
S.F. No. 1616: A bill for an act relating to early childhood education; modifying certain early learning scholarship provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.165, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Nelson, Rest and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 1617: A bill for an act relating to public safety; amending harassment restraining order provisions on definitions, jurisdiction, notice, service, and relief; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.748.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Nelson, Torres Ray and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1618: A bill for an act relating to higher education; establishing performance goals; requiring reports.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senator Osmek introduced--
S.F. No. 1619: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; exempting the first tier of commercial-industrial property from the state general levy; reducing the amount of the state general levy; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 275.025, subdivisions 1, 2, 4.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Nelson, Bonoff, Miller, Pratt and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1620: A bill for an act relating to higher education; requiring development of a plan to encourage students to finish their degree programs; requiring reports.
Referred to the Committee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Senators Lourey and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1621: A bill for an act relating to corrections; requiring state and local jail and prison inmates to be housed in publicly owned and operated jails and prisons; prohibiting the state and counties from contracting with private prisons; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 241.01, subdivision 3a; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 243; 641.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Hayden and Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1622: A bill for an act relating to corrections; appropriating funds for additional correctional workers.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1623: A bill for an act relating to taxation; estate; increasing the exclusion amount; modifying rates; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 291.016, subdivision 3; 291.03, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1624: A bill for an act relating to higher education; encouraging saving for higher education expenses; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.01, subdivision 19b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 136G.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ortman, Osmek, Dahms, Pratt and Newman introduced--
S.F. No. 1625: A bill for an act relating to transportation; capital investment; appropriating money for construction of an interchange at marked Trunk Highway 212 and Carver County Road 140; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1626: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for construction of a regional emergency services facility in Windom; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Koenen, Dahle, Eken, Jensen and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1627: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; extending the Agricultural Growth, Research, and Investment (AGRI) program for ten years; dedicating a portion of annual AGRI spending to farm business management scholarships; providing income tax credits to encourage beginning farmers; appropriating money for beginning farmer individual development accounts and supplemental farm business management program funding; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 41A.12, subdivisions 2, 4; 290.06, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41B.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1628: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying nursing facility operating payment rates for certain facilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.431, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1629: A bill for an act relating to state government; adopting public-private partnership agreements concerning public buildings and public infrastructure; authorizing rulemaking; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 446.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Nelson, Rosen and Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1630: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing basic needs revenue; appropriating money; providing limited-term relief from state mandates.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1631: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain postsecondary credit provisions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.125; 120B.131; 123A.22, subdivision 4; 123B.31; 124D.09; 124D.091, subdivision 3; 136D.73, subdivision 4c; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 120B.14.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Pratt, Jensen, Nelson, Wiger and Wiklund introduced--
S.F. No. 1632: A bill for an act relating to education finance; extending the authority for school districts to transfer certain money among funds and accounts; amending Laws 2013, chapter 116, article 7, section 19.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Stumpf introduced--
S.F. No. 1633: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a transportation facility in Roseau County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dibble, Cohen, Franzen, Hayden and Latz introduced--
S.F. No. 1634: A bill for an act relating to human services; providing grant funds for nontraditional counseling services; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Rest and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1635: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying special education payments for certain charter schools; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.11, subdivision 5, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Skoe, Marty and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1636: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; eliminating the personal property tax on electric generation systems; instituting a new method of valuing personal property on electric generation systems; authorizing transition aid; repealing exemptions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 126C.21, subdivision 3; 216B.16, subdivision 6d; 216B.1621, subdivision 2; 216B.164, subdivision 2a; 216B.2424, subdivision 5; 270C.01, subdivision 7; 272.02, subdivision 9; 272.025, subdivision 1; 273.13, subdivision 24; 275.70, subdivision 6; 275.71, subdivision 5; 469.315; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 273; 477A; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 272.02, subdivisions 10, 24, 29, 33, 44, 45, 52, 54, 55, 56, 68, 69, 70, 71, 84, 89, 92, 93, 96, 99; 272.0211; 272.029; 272.0295.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiklund and Franzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1637: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying requirements for child care assistance redeterminations of eligibility and recovery of overpayments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 119B.025, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 119B.09, subdivision 4; 119B.11, subdivision 2a.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1638: A bill for an act relating to campaign practices; modifying provisions relating to campaign practices hearings; clarifying noncommercial signs exemption; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 211B.045; 211B.34, subdivisions 1, 2; 211B.35, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1639: A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; clarifying coverage under the targeted logging industry fund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 176.130, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Eken, Dahms, Skoe and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1640: A bill for an act relating to taxation; local government aid; modifying county program aid; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 477A.0124, subdivision 4; 477A.03, subdivision 2b.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Wiger, Chamberlain, Stumpf and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1641: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; requiring a study and proposals for augmenting White Bear Lake water levels.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1642: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money to a cooperative center to provide staff development.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Tomassoni and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1643: A bill for an act relating to education finance; modifying the calculation of compensation revenue pupil units; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.05, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1644: A bill for an act relating to state government; increasing the complement of the Office of the Revisor of Statutes; appropriating money to maintain and improve information technology services.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1645: A bill for an act relating to commerce; modifying unclaimed property requirements; modifying the commissioner's duties; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 345.42, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1646: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the Metropolitan Council to consult with Transportation Accessibility Advisory Committee on certain procurements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 473.915.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1647: A bill for an act relating to transportation; directing the commissioner of transportation to adopt policy to lower local share of transportation project costs.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Dibble and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1648: A bill for an act relating to transportation; establishing public-private partnership pilot program; requiring report.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Weber and Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 1649: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for Enterprise Minnesota, Inc.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Carlson, Clausen, Senjem, Metzen and Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1650: A bill for an act relating to state government; expanding duties and powers of the Council on Black Minnesotans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 3.9225.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Clausen introduced--
S.F. No. 1651: A bill for an act relating to contracts; regulating automatic renewal clauses in consumer contracts; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 325G.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.