State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Thursday, March 19, 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 Jensen introduced--
S.F. No. 1883: A bill for an act relating to education finance; establishing grant programs for career and technical education needs; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 1884: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying eligibility for road authority snow removal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 160.21, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senator Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 1885: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; providing a factor for determining the amount of attorney fees awarded in certain actions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 549.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senator Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 1886: A bill for an act relating to civil actions; reducing the limitation period for bringing certain actions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 541.05, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Marty, Dahle and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1887: A bill for an act relating to commerce; establishing a State Bank of Minnesota; authorizing beginning farmer loans; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.27, subdivisions 1, 3, 5; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 48B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 16A.27, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Gazelka introduced--
S.F. No. 1888: A bill for an act relating to redistricting; establishing districting principles for legislative and congressional plans; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 2.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senators Hawj and Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 1889: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing a grant program to provide in-home and community services for older adults with vision loss; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 256C.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 1890: A bill for an act relating to education; establishing the excellence in teaching program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 122A.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senators Dziedzic and Champion introduced--
S.F. No. 1891: A bill for an act relating to crime; adding traffic control agents and Minneapolis park patrol agents to the list of public employees protected by statute; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 609.2231, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Eaton, Koenen, Sparks and Dziedzic introduced--
S.F. No. 1892: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use and excise; repealing June accelerated payments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.18, subdivision 4; 289A.20, subdivision 4; 289A.60, subdivision 21; 297F.09, subdivisions 1, 2; 297F.25, subdivision 2; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 289A.60, subdivision 15; 297F.09, subdivision 10; 297G.09, subdivision 9.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Ingebrigtsen, Saxhaug, Tomassoni and Marty introduced--
S.F. No. 1893: A bill for an act relating to environment; appropriating money for remediating land contamination.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Senjem, Tomassoni and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 1894: A bill for an act relating to taxation; tobacco; modifying the definition of premium cigar; reducing the maximum tax on premium cigars; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 297F.01, subdivision 13a; 297F.05, subdivisions 3a, 4a.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Hayden and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1895: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing the Minnesota Commission on Fatherhood; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 245.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Hayden and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1896: A bill for an act relating to human services; establishing the Minnesota Fatherhood Task Force; creating duties; providing for membership and staff; requiring a report.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Eaton, Hoffman and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1897: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying medical assistance coverage for chiropractic services; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.0625, subdivision 8e.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Dahle and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1898: A bill for an act relating to contracts; regulating building and construction contracts; providing for certain progress payments and retainages; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 337.10, subdivisions 4, 5.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1899: 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.
Senators Sieben, Saxhaug, Cohen, Miller and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1900: A bill for an act relating to arts and cultural heritage; appropriating money for grants to public television.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 1901: A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing farm wineries to increase cider production; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.315, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Schmit, Jensen, Torres Ray, Dahms and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1902: A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating a pilot program for community design in greater Minnesota; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1903: A bill for an act relating to civil commitment; requiring a level-of-care assessment for patients being admitted from jail or a correctional institution; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 253B.10, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Dibble, by request, introduced--
S.F. No. 1904: A bill for an act relating to transportation; requiring the Department of Transportation to implement certain efficiencies; appropriating money to construct, maintain, and rehabilitate highways, roads, and bridges.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Wiger, Anderson and Thompson introduced--
S.F. No. 1905: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain charter school provisions; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.10, subdivisions 3, 4, 6, 6a, 8, 9, 23, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1906: A bill for an act relating to transportation; modifying particular use access to certain roadways; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 160.18, subdivision 3.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Dahms, Bonoff, Nienow, Pratt and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1907: A bill for an act relating to education; modifying certain school reporting requirements; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 120B.11, subdivision 5; 127A.05, by adding a subdivision; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 122A.60, subdivision 4.
Referred to the Committee on Education.
Senator Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1908: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money for the Board of Animal Health.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Weber, Rosen and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1909: A bill for an act relating to housing finance; appropriating money to the Housing Finance Agency for housing projects near training centers for high-growth job areas.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Wiger introduced--
S.F. No. 1910: A bill for an act relating to waters; appropriating money for water supply sustainability study.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Schmit and Koenen introduced--
S.F. No. 1911: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the Minnesota marketing partnership; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Koenen, Weber and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1912: A bill for an act relating to agriculture; appropriating money to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to retail petroleum dispensers.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Miller, Nelson and Senjem introduced--
S.F. No. 1913: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Chatfield Center for the Arts; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1914: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a veterans home in Fillmore County; allowing for nonstate contributions; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 1915: A bill for an act relating to retirement; providing the Green Lea Manor and its employees are covered by Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353F; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 353F.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Skoe and Rest introduced--
S.F. No. 1916: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; requiring counties to enter into joint operating agreements with towns or townships in certain circumstances; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.072, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Champion, Tomassoni, Hawj, Hayden and Bonoff introduced--
S.F. No. 1917: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money for a grant to the Emerging Workforce Coalition.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Nienow and Hall introduced--
S.F. No. 1918: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating numeracy incentive aid for eighth grade students; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 124D.98.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Dziedzic, Bakk, Gazelka, Metzen and Hann introduced--
S.F. No. 1919: A bill for an act relating to liquor; allowing growlers to be sold at off-sale on Sundays; requiring a report to the commissioner of revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 340A.301, subdivisions 6d, 7.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1920: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying requirements for recipient access to documentation of personal care assistance services or support services provided; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 256B.0659, subdivisions 12, 19; 256B.85, subdivision 15.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1921: A bill for an act relating to motor vehicles; restricting driveway in-transit license to Minnesota applicants; allowing plate to be used outside Minnesota; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 168.053, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Public Safety.
Senators Anderson, Ruud, Kiffmeyer, Weber and Dahms introduced--
S.F. No. 1922: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use tax; providing an exemption for an annual city celebration; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.70, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Limmer and Dibble introduced--
S.F. No. 1923: A bill for an act relating to the legislature; requiring the Legislative Coordinating Commission to provide support to the Legislative Commission on Data Practices; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 3.8843, subdivision 5.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Schmit and Ingebrigtsen introduced--
S.F. No. 1924: A bill for an act relating to water; appropriating money for a water technology cluster development.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.