State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Wednesday, March 25, 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 Dahms, Sheran, Senjem, Jensen and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 1956: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for reconstruction of marked U.S. Highway 14 between the cities of New Ulm and Nicollet; authorizing the sale and issuance of trunk highway bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Reinert, Jensen, Rest, Senjem and Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 1957: A bill for an act relating to transportation; appropriating money for a training program for responders to railroad and pipeline emergencies.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1958: A bill for an act relating to economic development; Lewis and Clark Regional Water System Project; modifying debt service aid formula and reinstating local taxing authority; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 469.194, subdivision 1; 477A.20; Laws 2014, chapter 308, article 7, section 7.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Johnson, Tomassoni and Hoffman introduced--
S.F. No. 1959: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for reconstruction of a street in the city of Blaine; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1960: A bill for an act relating to insurance; prohibiting the enforcement of certain restrictive covenants against involuntarily terminated agents; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 60A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 1961: A bill for an act relating to elections; establishing a procedure for provisional balloting; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 204C.10; 204C.12, subdivision 3; 204C.14, subdivision 1; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 204C.
Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.
Senator Kiffmeyer introduced--
S.F. No. 1962: A bill for an act relating to education finance; creating a new source of state aid for school districts with below average revenue; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 126C.13, subdivision 4; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 126C.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden, Bakk, Eken, Saxhaug and Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1963: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Norway House in Minneapolis.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Metzen, Stumpf, Tomassoni, Housley and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1964: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for Mighty Ducks grants; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 240A.09.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Anderson introduced--
S.F. No. 1965: A bill for an act relating to solid waste; appropriating money for demonstration project.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Hayden and Sheran introduced--
S.F. No. 1966: A bill for an act relating to human services; modifying provisions governing psychiatric contract beds; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256.9693.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Tomassoni, Lourey, Saxhaug, Sparks and Skoe introduced--
S.F. No. 1967: A bill for an act relating to water; appropriating money for subsurface sewage treatment system improvements.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Sparks, Skoe, Saxhaug and Weber introduced--
S.F. No. 1968: A bill for an act relating to taxation; income and corporate franchise; establishing a workforce housing tax credit; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.06, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Koenen and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1969: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; making an appropriation for construction of segments of marked Trunk Highway 23 as a four-lane divided highway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Koenen and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1970: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; making an appropriation for construction of a segment of marked Trunk Highway 23 as a four-lane divided highway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Koenen and Fischbach introduced--
S.F. No. 1971: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; making an appropriation for construction of a segment of marked Trunk Highway 23 as a four-lane divided highway; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Lourey introduced--
S.F. No. 1972: A bill for an act relating to retirement; general state employees retirement plan of the Minnesota State Retirement System; authorizing purchases of prior service credit for rule of 90 eligibility for certain Department of Corrections employees.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 1973: A bill for an act relating to claims against the state; providing for settlement of certain claims; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Ortman, Benson and Goodwin introduced--
S.F. No. 1974: A resolution memorializing the President and Congress to provide reimbursement under Medicaid for services provided at the Anoka-Metro Regional Treatment Center.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senators Pratt, Hann, Osmek and Housley introduced--
S.F. No. 1975: A bill for an act relating to the Metropolitan Council; modifying the Metropolitan Land Planning Act to eliminate authority of the Metropolitan Council to require local comprehensive plan amendments in response to council policies, plans, and system statements; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 473.145; 473.175, subdivisions 1, 2; 473.851; 473.856; 473.858, subdivision 1; 473.859, subdivisions 3, 4; 473.864, subdivision 2; 473.865, subdivision 2; 473.87; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 473.175, subdivision 3; 473.857; 473.864, subdivision 1; 473.866.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Champion; Pederson, J. ; Torres Ray; Wiklund and Hawj introduced--
S.F. No. 1976: A bill for an act relating to education finance; appropriating money for the early learning scholarships program.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 1977: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for a bridge over the Popple River in Itasca County; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senators Dziedzic and Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 1978: A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating money to the UMMAH Project, Inc. for a workforce development, crime prevention, and leadership skill building pilot program for Somali youth.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Thompson and Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 1979: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; modifying the base of the metropolitan area sales tax; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.992, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Metzen introduced--
S.F. No. 1980: A bill for an act relating to insurance; modifying the workers' compensation self-insurance program; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 79A.01, by adding subdivisions; 79A.02, subdivisions 1, 2, 3; 79A.04, subdivisions 1, 3a; 79A.09, subdivisions 1, 4; 79A.12, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 79A.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Bonoff and Cohen introduced--
S.F. No. 1981: A bill for an act relating to higher education; providing scholarship for student interns at the Washington Center's creditworthy internship program; appropriating money.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.