State of Minnesota
SENATE BILL INTRODUCTIONS
Monday, April 13, 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 Johnson introduced--
S.F. No. 2044: A bill for an act relating to transportation; highways; appropriating money for an underpass on marked Trunk Highway 65; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 2045: A bill for an act relating to human services; changing financial audit provisions for managed care and county-based purchasing plans; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 256B.69, subdivision 9d, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Ortman introduced--
S.F. No. 2046: A bill for an act relating to liquor; changing legal drinking age to 19; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 340A.301, subdivision 2; 340A.34; 340A.402, subdivision 1; 340A.410, subdivision 4b; 340A.414, subdivision 8; 340A.417; 340A.503; 340A.701, subdivision 1; 340A.703; 340A.707; 340A.801, subdivision 6; 340A.90.
Referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Senators Tomassoni, Ruud, Bakk and Saxhaug introduced--
S.F. No. 2047: A bill for an act relating to unemployment insurance; providing for special unemployment benefit assistance.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senators Cohen and Pappas introduced--
S.F. No. 2048: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; modifying an appropriation for the historic Palace Theater; amending Laws 2014, chapter 294, article 1, section 21, subdivision 18.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Pederson, J. introduced--
S.F. No. 2049: A bill for an act relating to taxation; sales and use; exempting admissions to certain nonprofit BMX tracks; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 297A.70, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Latz, Pappas, Ingebrigtsen, Dibble and Limmer introduced--
S.F. No. 2050: A bill for an act relating to public safety; expanding the Violent Crime Coordinating Council and multijurisdictional investigations to including combating sex trafficking crimes; appropriating funds for BCA agents; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 299A.642, subdivisions 1, 3, 4, 5, 9.
Referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
Senators Clausen, Metzen and Carlson introduced--
S.F. No. 2051: A bill for an act relating to capital investment; appropriating money for the Mississippi River Regional Trail; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 2052: A bill for an act relating to parks and trails; appropriating money for the Wagon Wheel Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Miller introduced--
S.F. No. 2053: A bill for an act relating to parks and trails; appropriating money for the Wagon Wheel Trail.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senator Hayden introduced--
S.F. No. 2054: A bill for an act relating to state government; providing for disparities impact notes on proposed legislation; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senators Schmit, Goodwin, Jensen and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 2055: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; authorizing valuation exclusion for certain improvements to residential and apartment property; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 273.11, subdivision 16, by adding a subdivision.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Sparks introduced--
S.F. No. 2056: A bill for an act relating to workers' compensation; adopting recommendations of the workers' compensation advisory council regarding inpatient hospital payments; authorizing rulemaking; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 176.136, subdivision 1b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 176.
Referred to the Committee on Jobs, Agriculture and Rural Development.
Senator Brown introduced--
S.F. No. 2057: A bill for an act relating to state grants; requiring the disclosure of compensation amounts provided to certain highly compensated individuals employed by nonprofit organizations receiving state grants; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 16A.056, subdivision 2; 16B.98, subdivision 1.
Referred to the Committee on State and Local Government.
Senator Dahle introduced--
S.F. No. 2058: A bill for an act relating to water; establishing a watershed plan implementation program; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 103B.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Eken introduced--
S.F. No. 2059: A bill for an act relating to taxation; property; allowing the full amount of tax on an agricultural homestead to qualify for the property tax refund and the special property tax refund; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290A.03, subdivision 6.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senators Marty, Skoe, Lourey, Eken and Scalze introduced--
S.F. No. 2060: A bill for an act relating to health; guaranteeing that all necessary health care is available and affordable for every Minnesotan; establishing the Minnesota Health Plan, Minnesota Health Board, Minnesota Health Fund, Office of Health Quality and Planning, ombudsman for patient advocacy, and auditor general for the Minnesota Health Plan; requesting a 1332 waiver; authorizing rulemaking; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.3806, by adding a subdivision; 14.03, subdivisions 2, 3; 15A.0815, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law as Minnesota Statutes, chapter 62W.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Eaton introduced--
S.F. No. 2061: A bill for an act relating to health; modifying provisions of the cancer surveillance system; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, sections 13.3806, subdivision 14; 144.671.
Referred to the Committee on Health, Human Services and Housing.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 2062: A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring the Public Utilities Commission to provide a property rights ombudsman to assist landowners affected by the construction of large energy facilities; providing for an assessment by the commission to reimburse the costs of the property rights ombudsman; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.62, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216E.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senator Benson introduced--
S.F. No. 2063: A bill for an act relating to energy; amending the test for the cost-effectiveness of conservation programs; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 216B.241, subdivision 1c.
Referred to the Committee on Environment and Energy.
Senators Thompson, Gazelka, Weber, Senjem and Nelson introduced--
S.F. No. 2064: A bill for an act relating to taxation; individual income; modifying tax rates and brackets; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 290.06, subdivisions 2c, 2d.
Referred to the Committee on Taxes.
Senator Schmit introduced--
S.F. No. 2065: A bill for an act relating to capital improvements; appropriating money for the Sheldon Theatre in Red Wing; authorizing the sale and issuance of state bonds.
Referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.
Senator Tomassoni introduced--
S.F. No. 2066: A bill for an act relating to economic development; appropriating money for the 2015 National Senior Games.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.
Senators Rest and Bakk introduced--
S.F. No. 2067: A bill for an act relating to state government finance; appropriating money for the Senate Building; requiring a report; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 3.
Referred to the Committee on Finance.